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Planned Parenthood Terror Attack Suspect Reportedly Said Obama Ruining America, Wanted Him Impeached

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A neighbor of the suspect in the Colorado Planned Parenthood terror attack offers some insight.

Robert Lewis Dear, 57, the suspect in a terror attack on a Colorado Planned Parenthood that left three people, including a police officer, dead, handed out anti-Obama leaflets, and said President Barack Obama is ruining America, a neighbor of Dear’s has told Buzzfeed.

Zigmond Post told BuzzFeed he was a neighbor of Dear’s in Hartsel, Colorado, and “said the man once gave him anti-Obama pamphlets.”

Buzzfeed reports today, “Post said he once went to Dear’s home to retrieve two dogs that had gotten loose. ‘We were there for a minute and the guy was already handing us anti-Obama pamphlets,’ he said. According to Post, Dear said ‘Obama was ruining the country and needed to be impeached.'”

Post also told Buzzfeed he “never thought” Dear “would do anything like that,” referring to Friday’s Planned Parenthood attack. “You never think your neighbor would do anything like that.”

Dear was the subject of at least nine investigations by law enforcement officials when he lived in North Carolina and South Carolina, before moving to Colorado.

UPDATE: Planned Parenthood Terror Attack Suspect Told Police ‘No More Baby Parts’

Among Dear’s run-ins with the law are two charges of cruelty to animals – he was found not guilty via a bench trial – and accusations of “unwanted advances” and being a peeping tom.

Colorado Springs Mayor John Suthers suggested Dear’s motive could be inferred based on “where it took place,” the AP this afternoon reports.

A local Gazette reporter this morning posted this tweet:

 

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UPDATED: Three People, Including One Police Officer, Shot And Killed During Planned Parenthood Attack

Watch: Video Of Alleged Planned Parenthood Suspect Being Taken Away In Handcuffs

 

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4 Top Trump-Supporting House Republicans ‘Demanding Answers’ on ‘Treatment’ of January 6 ‘Prisoners’

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The U.S. Dept.  of Justice arrested and charged over 500 people who attacked the U.S. Capitol on January 6, many in a coordinated effort to overturn a free and fair election. DOJ expects to charge about 100 others as well.

“The investigation and prosecution of the Capitol Attack will likely be one of the largest in American history, both in terms of the number of defendants prosecuted and the nature and volume of the evidence,” the U.S. attorney’s office in D.C. wrote in March, when the list of people to be charged was estimated at about 400, The Washington Post reported at the time.

On Tuesday, as the newly-minted U.S. House Select Committee on the January 6 Attack launches, holding its first day of events, four far right wing House Republicans – some of whom has been linked to white nationalists – will be holding a different type of event.

Instead of working to uncover and piece together all the information about what happened on Jan. 6, including what led up to the attempted coup, four GOP representatives – Matt Gaetz, Louie Gohmert, Paul Gosar, Marjorie Taylor Greene – will hold a press conference on the “treatment” of the January 6 “prisoners,” suggesting they are “political prisoners,” which is false.

The four extremists will hold that press conference Tuesday at 1 PM, “demanding answers on the treatment of Jan. 6 prisoners” from Attorney General Merrick Garland, per a press release.

“This is taking place on the same day as the Jan. 6 select committee’s first hearing,” Forbes’ Andrew Solender reports. House Republican Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy “is also holding a presser ahead of that to counterprogram.”

“The lawmakers have all pushed a baseless conspiracy theory that federal agents were behind the attack, with Gosar also casting slain rioter Ashli Babbitt – who was shot by law enforcement while trying to breach the House chamber – as a martyr,” Solender says in a Forbes article.

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‘Groveling Before White Supremacists’: GOP Senate Candidate Slammed for ‘Going Fully Anti-Semitic’

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A Republican candidate for the seat currently held by retiring U.S. Senator Rob Portman (R-OH) was both criticized for antisemitism and mocked for accidentally yet accurately linking extremism with conservatism on Monday.

Venture capitalist J.D. Vance, whose former boss, billionaire PayPal cofounder Peter Thiel has invested $10 million in a PAC supporting him, posted the strange tweet attacking the Anti-Defamation League. The ADL is a civil rights organization dedicated to “monitoring, tracking and responding to antisemitism in the United States.” Vance is the author of “Hillbilly Elegy.”

He retweeted this post from disclose.tv and called the ADL “a joke of an organization that just goes after conservatives.”

Some slammed Vance’s tweet as antisemitic:

Others just mocked him for accidentally speaking the truth about “extremist and hate movements.”

 

 

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Psaki Forced to Explain COVID Basics to Fox News Reporter Asking ‘Whose Fault’ Is It Pandemic Cases Spiking

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White House Press Secretary Jen Psaki on Monday was forced to explain the basics of the coronavirus pandemic to Fox News reporter Peter Doocy after he tried to blame the increase in COVID-19 cases on President Joe Biden, bt asking, “whose fault” is it that the numbers are “going in the wrong direction.”

Naturally, the answer is those who could be vaccinated yet are still refusing to do so.

“On COVID Dr. Fauci says we’re going in the wrong direction. Whose fault is that?” Doocy asked.

“Well,” Psaki replied, “I would say first what he was referring to is the fact that because there are still a large population of people in this country who were unvaccinated. And we have the most transmissible variants that we’ve seen since the beginning of the pandemic that more people are getting sick with COVID, and that’s not, those numbers are not moving in the right direction. I think that’s accurate and you can see it by data.”

Doocy works for one of the top conservative cable channels that possibly has spread more coronavirus and vaccine disinformation than almost any other.

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