Lies and Violence

The Weekly Sift

Violence can only be concealed by a lie, and the lie can only be maintained by violence.

– Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn

This week’s featured post is my review of what we now know about January 6, “One Year Later“.

This week everybody was talking about the January 6 insurrection

The featured post is my look back at January 6, but everyone else was doing it too. Here’s the Late Show’s musical tribute.

President Biden also spoke out more forcefully than usual.

For the first time in our history, a president had not just lost an election, he tried to prevent the peaceful transfer of power as a violent mob breached the Capitol. But they failed. They failed. And on this day of remembrance, we must make sure that such attack never, never happens again.

… We must be absolutely clear about what is true and what is a…

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