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"Just above and behind him (the insurrectionist with the Confederate flag) is a painting of Charles Sumner, the ardent abolitionist senator from Massachusetts, (and) a portrait of John C. Calhoun, partially obscured by the rebel flag, senator from South Carolina and vice president under both John Quincy Adams and Andrew Jackson, who wrote in 1837:
'I hold that in the present state of civilization, where two races of different origin, and distinguished by color, and other physical differences, as well as intellectual, are brought together, the relation now existing in the slaveholding States between the two, is, instead of an evil, a good—a positive good.'”
America, we have a challenge we must now confront.
The Trump initiated Capitol Hill Insurrection has forced us to choose to become the USA we pretend to be or remain the white racist society we deny we are.
Only the days ahead will reveal our choice.
What happens after the Capitol attacks? | Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez
U.S. Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY), 13 Jan 2021
Congress must vote to impeach and remove Donald Trump.
This isn't a complicated vote. It's a matter of right or wrong.
You're either with the People or you're with that mob.
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