"What country can preserve it’s liberties if their rulers are not warned from time to time that their people preserve the spirit of resistance? Let them take arms. The remedy is to set them right as to facts, pardon and pacify them. What signify a few lives lost in a century or two? The tree of liberty must be refreshed from time to time with the blood of patriots and tyrants." — Thomas Jefferson, 1787
American patriots felt they were spit on by the majority of House members and senators in Congress, along with Vice President Mike Pence, who on Jan. 6 certified an election millions of Trump supporters believe was stolen.
Attorney Lin Wood, in a last tweet before being banned, wrote: "Patriots must ALL be prepared to stand tall. Do not seek to do violence but be prepared to defend yourselves & your family. Ignore Pence & Biden. Listen only to President Trump."
Newsmax’s Greg Kelly put the storming of the Capitol on Jan. 6 in perspective:
"Breach of Capitol sent powerful message to Congress, world, swamp, nation: There was a major, unresolved problem with the Nov. 3, 2020 U.S. presidential election. Fraud allegations remain uninvestigated, unresolved and constitute an open sore on the body politic of the United States."