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Punishment of Republican Challengers to the Electoral Count

Corporations Stop Donations

As covered in this essay, American corporations announced they're suspending campaign donations to the 147 Republicans objectors to last week's electoral process in Congress. Some people feel this is censorship and didn't like my use of "sedition and insurrection" to describe the Republican's actions.

Trump's Hostage Video: What do you think about this?

Yesterday my husband and I spent the afternoon visiting friends in their backyard while our dogs had a play date. It was sunny and nice to be outside. We are so lucky here to have that.

During our visit there was a brief conversation that is still on my mind tonight, so I wanted to see if anyone here has any thoughts on this topic. I'll give a very brief summary of the key points of the conversation:

The Blockade Tightens

A number of American corporations announced they're suspending campaign donations to the 147 Republicans objectors to last week's electoral process in Congress. In addition, there have been calls for the resignation of Texas Senator Ted Cruz and Missouri Senator Josh Hawley.

Dang! Who knew sedition and insurrection don't pay?

70 TB of information collected in Parler data scrape

N.B. I'm not applauding or condoning what has transpired.

On Sunday, before Amazon web hosting pulled the plug on Parler, some hackers downloaded 70 Terabytes of information, including deleted posts, private messages, images with EXIF data intact, and the drivers licenses of Parler's "Verified Citizens."

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