Lise Hand: The truth is not out there
The insurrection on Washington’s Capitol Hill was the culmination of years of indoctrination and grooming by vested interests, but if you think that conspiracies and lies are not finding an audience here then think again
This is 1776, and we the people will never give up. We will never let our country go to the globalists. George Soros, you can go to hell.” Gina Bisignano, Beverly Hills beauty salon owner, US Capitol Building, January 6th, 2021.
It was always going to take a special kind of news event to wrench the world’s attention away from the grim omnipresence of Covid-19 stories and statistics.
But the extraordinary drama which unfolded...
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