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My Humble Attempt to Understand the Capitol Riots

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In January 2021, approximately 2,500 protesters stormed Capitol Hill. The casualties included four rioters, and Capitol police officer Brian Sicknick, who was assaulted and later died of a stroke. As well, four officers who defended Capitol Hill later died by suicide.

While the 2020 Presidential Election was the most divisive campaign I’ve witnessed, I wanted to understand what…




A compelling collection of articles on political topics with rhetoric turned down and facts turned up.

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Christopher Balkaran

Christopher Balkaran

Christopher is a firm believer in balanced political discourse, which can lead to a better world. Creator of the Strong and Free Podcast.

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