THE COPS AT THE CAPITOL The Appeal
Law enforcement officers from around the country attended and supported last week’s rally in support of President Trump that sparked a riot.
Last week’s violent insurrection at the US Capitol Building confirmed what researchers, lawmakers, and even Defense Department officials have been warning about for years: The United States military has not properly dealt with the far-right extremists in its ranks.
As rioters began to storm the Capitol building in Washington, D.C., last week, Congresswoman Ayanna Pressley’s staff barricaded the doors to their office — and made a startling discovery.
“Every panic button in my office had been torn out — the whole unit,” Sarah Groh, Pressley’s chief of staff, recalled to The Boston Globe.
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TOI headline becomes online blockbuster Times of India
The Times of India headline on the assault on the Capitol by Trump supporters — “Coup Klux Klan: Don Triggers Mob & Rob Bid” — has become a rage on social media.
Those ‘gas masks’ at the Capitol were actually escape hoods Popular Science
The violent, deadly incursion into the Capitol last week produced a shocking stream of images, and among them was the bizarre sight of some people wearing spacesuit-like transparent pieces of gear over their heads. … While they’ve been referred to as gas masks, they’re technically known as escape hoods.
Sometimes also called escape respirators, these hoods serve a key purpose: to allow an untrained civilian to quickly and safely get away from an area that may have a chemical, biological, or even radiological or nuclear threat present.
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