Friday, August 20, 2021

FBI finds scant evidence U.S. Capitol attack was coordinated-sources
The FBI has found scant evidence that the Jan. 6 attack on the U.S. Capitol was the result of an organized plot to overturn the presidential election result, according to four current and former law enforcement officials.

Though federal officials have arrested more than 570 alleged participants, the FBI at this point believes the violence was not centrally coordinated by far-right groups or prominent supporters of then-President Donald Trump, according to the sources, who have been either directly involved in or briefed regularly on the wide-ranging investigations.

"Ninety to ninety-five percent of these are one-off cases," said a former senior law enforcement official with knowledge of the investigation. "Then you have five percent, maybe, of these militia groups that were more closely organized. But there was no grand scheme with Roger Stone and Alex Jones and all of these people to storm the Capitol and take hostages." Read entire article and see video here.

Reports: Taliban Beating Americans, Hunting Down Journalists, Murdering Collaborators
Matt Vespa / Townhall Tipsheet
Ahead of President Biden's speech today -- it's unclear if he will field any questions from the press corps, having snubbed them repeatedly throughout this crisis -- the situation on the ground in Afghanistan is chaotic and dire.  The US is evacuating thousands of people (the State Department has reportedly stopped forcing people to sign a note promising to submit $2,000 repatriation reimbursement payments to the government), while tens of thousands of Americans and our Afghan allies remain stranded. The Biden administration has admitted it does not know how many Americans remain in Afghanistan, they've asked Americans to get themselves to Kabul's airport (explicitly not vouching for their safety), and they've refused to conduct rescue missions like the ones being carried out by other Western nations.  For example:

Today, Friday, August 20th, from 7 to 8:00pm EST, RIGHT SIDE PATRIOTS Craig Andresen and Diane Sori discuss everything Afghanistan.

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