John Stuart Mill and the Insurrection

Judge Amit Mehta: The nineteenth century English philosopher John Stuart Mill was a fierce advocate of free speech. But Mill understood that not all speech should be protected. In his work On Liberty, Mill wrote, “No one pretends that actions should be as free as...

Mark Racicot on the RNC Resolution

In The Billings Gazette, former RNC Chair Mark Racicot has an open letter to the current RNC chair: Many intensely loyal Republicans, more polite and less dangerous than those who breached the Capitol, are, in larger and larger numbers, quietly but persistently...

A Short Statement from Janice Rutherford

“Legitimate political discourse” does not describe what I saw on January 6th. I’ve been @gop since the day I turned 18, but I’m out today. I love my country & liberty too much to abide either of the major parties’ nonsense. — Janice Rutherford (@JanRutherfordCA)...

The Cheneys on 1/6

I am deeply disappointed at the failure of many members of my party to recognize the grave nature of the January 6 attacks and the ongoing threat to our nation.” – Former VP Dick Cheney (2/2) — Rep. Liz Cheney (@RepLizCheney) January 6, 2022 Anyone who denies...

Domestic Extremism

Josh Meyer and Kevin Johnson at USA Today: Washington failed to create a national strategy to counter right-wing extremism until the deadly siege of the U.S. Capitol last January triggered an urgent reassessment of the threat, according to USA TODAY interviews with...