Revolver’s Jan. 6th Reporting Changed the Game: Read Our Top Jan. 6 Investigative Stories Here
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On January 6th, the regime media, and even much of the Republican Party, immediately declared the Capitol riots an “armed insurrection,” an assault on democracy, and the worst day for the republic since Pearl Harbor or even the Civil War.

For months, Revolver has been doing the investigative work that America’s hundreds of other news outlets are too corrupt or too cowardly to perform themselves. We have watched the tape, read the indictments, dissected the news reports, and punctured the narratives.

By now, the sum total of Revolver’s work is long enough to fill a short book. So here, we have collected all of our 1/6 reporting into a single spot, with short summaries for ease of reference.

MAGA Blood Libel: Why Are They Hiding The Medical Report?

Where it all began. In the days after the Capitol incursion, deceased Capitol Police officer Brian Sicknick became the Little Saint Hugh of anti-Trumpism. Outlets from The New York Times to the USA Today pushed the narrative that justified the largest criminal manhunt in U.S. history: That Sicknick was bludgeoned to death by a mob of violent Trump supporters.

The famous “fire extinguisher” myth was debunked quickly, yet for weeks on end no further details came out. Why, Revolver asked, did authorities seem so hesitant to release any autopsy of Sicknick? Why was the press reporting Sicknick’s death before his family even knew about it, and in fact, before Sicknick was even actually dead? Why did “Sicknick was killed by a MAGA mob” gradually become “Sicknick died after physically engaging a MAGA mob”? With this first piece, Revolver began the process of blowing 1/6 wide open.

Capitol Mystery: Who’s Blocking the Evidence?

After Revolver’s first report, the Times updated its primary article on Sicknick’s death to note that “new information has emerged” that “questions the initial cause” of Sicknick’s death, an elaborate way of admitting they had initially presented outright fabrications as gospel truth. But in an effort to head off too many questions, outlets like Media Matters and TPM warned that Revolver was part of a brewing “Sicknick truth” movement. While the regime media fought hard to embed a particular narrative in the public’s mind, Revolver noticed the peculiar slowness with which serious criminal evidence was being introduced to the public. Very soon, it would become clear why the FBI wasn’t releasing much evidence: Because what they had was embarrassingly weak.

Capitol Mystery: New Evidence Likely Clears MAGA of “Murder” Charge

Three weeks after Revolver‘s initial report, the first big breakthrough came. Newly-leaked information revealed that any effort to turn Sicknick’s death into a murder charge was doomed. The “fire extinguisher bludgeoning” was reduced to a non-lethal attack with a non-lethal weapon resulting in non-lethal charges against the perpetrator. The press strongly implied that this non-lethal weapon was bear spray, but as Revolver pointed out, no actual evidence confirmed that implication. Future developments would once again prove Revolver correct.

FBI’s Ridiculous “Capitol Siege Pipe Bomb” Video Is An All-Out Assault on Common Sense

Having exposed the sham of the Sicknick blood libel, Revolver moved on to another flimsy pillar of the establishment’s “armed insurrection” narrative of 1/6. Since no guns were actually confiscated at the scene of the incursion, and the only shot fired was by an unnamed officer into the neck of (unarmed) Ashli Babbitt, the claim that 1/6 constituted an armed revolt relied heavily on the claim that insurgents planned in advance to place pipe bombs around the Capitol.

Once again, it fell to Revolver to ask the key questions: With the FBI having so much access to cell phone data, how could they not use that phone data to find the pipe bomb suspect? How could the suspect leave no DNA evidence at all while building their bomb? With so many surveillance cameras around the Capitol, why could the FBI only produce barely two minutes of footage for the public? And most importantly of all, why did the FBI withhold the full versions of the tapes it did release to the public? The FBI’s behavior made no sense if it wanted to catch a criminal suspect… but it made a lot of sense if their primary goal was milking 1/6 to fuel a long-term anti-MAGA narrative.

January 6 Narrative Collapse: Assault Charges Spell Problems for DOJ, FBI in Officer Sicknick Case

In mid-March, federal authorities charged Julian Khater and George Tanios with assaulting a police officer after Khater allegedly used bear spray on Officer Sicknick. All kinds of outlets, even “conservative” ones, presented this as providing more clarity about the “assault” on the Capitol on 1/6. But as Revolver explained, the truth was the opposite. The charges against Khater and Tanios were so weak that they actually disproved the notion of any serious attack on Officer Sicknick. Not only that, but the federal indictment declined to show any video, or even still frames, of Officer Sicknick being sprayed. The very plausible interpretation: The FBI couldn’t even back up its own flimsy “assault” case, but was bringing it anyway to prop up the greater narrative of a murderous assault on a Capitol Police officer. And in the process, it was ruthlessly threatening two men with up to 60 years in prison, more than the typical murderer gets, for a “crime” that would plausibly be a misdemeanor if it took place on the streets of Portland.

So-Called “Assault Video” Creates Big Problems for Prosecutors in Sicknick Capitol Riot Death Case

In the wake of Revolver’s criticisms, the video the FBI was so eager to conceal finally leaked. And it was, naturally, exactly as bad for the prosecution as Revolver suggested. Using digital forensics, Revolver was able to debunk the New York Times’s claim that the video showed Julian Khater using bear spray on Officer Sicknick. In, fact the video shows no spray coming out at all. Not only that, but the FBI may plausibly have mixed up Khater, who was standing a long distance away from Sicknick, with a completely different man in the crowd wearing a similar hat.

Every fact in the video confirmed what Revolver had previously argued: That the FBI was grossly inflating a weak case in an effort to intimidate and terrify the MAGA movement, and bolster the shaky narrative of a January 6 “insurrection.”

One Month Later CNN Finally Admits What Revolver Reported All Along: No Bear Spray Stream in NYT Sicknick Video

Twenty-seven days after Revolver delivered the truth, the regime media and the Department of Justice had to admit defeat. After the long-awaited autopsy confirmed that Officer Sicknick died of natural causes, and there was no evidence he inhaled any chemicals, the DOJ was also forced to abandon its bear spray theory completely.

Supposedly, this left them only with the claim that Sicknick was pepper-sprayed, but Revolver quickly pointed out the the DOJ’s major problem: There was no evidence at all presented of Julian Khater, or anybody else, ever using pepper spray on Sicknick.

January 6th Commission is Coming … Here’s How MAGA Can Use it To Beat Dems at Their Own Game

Contra the above title, a January 6 commission isn’t confirmed yet, but Democrats are still working to pass it out of the House. Here, Revolver laid out the strategy Republicans should pursue if such a commission is created. Many Republicans have talked about refocusing any investigation on the BLM/antifa riots of 2020. Revolver believes this would be a mistake, though, as it would implicitly accept the regime narrative of 1/6. Instead, Republicans should use a January 6 commission to bring a laser-like focus to every unexplained detail of that day.

Force the FBI, DOJ, and every other relevant agency to tell the truth about any informants and agents they had in the crowd. Find out why Officer Sicknick’s autopsy took months to complete. Demand to know why security was so lax, almost deliberately so. Learn the full story of the FBI’s half-baked pipe bomb investigation, and get access to all the video footage that has been withheld from the public so far. Junk the regime’s precious narrative and demand the truth.

Unindicted Co-Conspirators in 1/6 Cases Raise Disturbing Questions of Federal Foreknowledge

This is the biggest piece of them all and the capstone of the series. Here, Revolver explored the details of the many indictments brought since 1/6, and the number of unnamed sources and co-conspirators who appear to play a critical role in the events of 1/6 and the indictments that came after. Revolver’s findings indicate that Republicans should immediately demand to know how many informants and undercover agents were present on January 6, and how many infiltrators there were within the three groups — the Proud Boys, the Three Percenters, and the Oathkeepers — that have been identified as planning and executing a supposed “insurrection” at the Capitol.

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K.
4 months ago

Darren Beattie,
I love you and I am praying for you.
Godspeed~

Guest
4 months ago

if you're not praying in Jesus' name, NaziChop, God is not listening. Only Jesus is the mediator between God and man. "For there is one God, and one mediator between God and men, the man Christ Jesus." 1 Timothy 2:5. One. Jesus. Not "Mary", not dead saints, not Satan … only Jesus. Whom you've been denying as Messiah and mocking for months under 50 fake identities on these boards.

K.
4 months ago

You're insane.

Guest
4 months ago

You're hellbound, unsaved NaziChop. You lie constantly in every post under every fake screen name. Clean your act up and we'll stop calling you out.

Guest
4 months ago

Not an appropriate response from someone who claims to be praying for Darren.

Guest
4 months ago

They aren't insane. They're just doing their jobs.

Neuf
4 months ago

Yep. Most likely a bunch of Hasbara trolls.

Guest
4 months ago

Your imaginary god knows the future, what are you praying for?

Guest
4 months ago

Jesus is not imaginary, moron evil hellbound NaziChop. You'll find out the hard way, just like millions of other unsaved leftists and Xiden voters, who think they are better than the Son of God, when the second they croak into the flames of eternal hellfire they go.

Guest
4 months ago

Thanks for the summation, but as others have said, nothing is going to happen with reporting the truth as long as Democrat liars are in power. It's time now to put our focus squarely on electing true conservatives to the Republican Party in future, and kicking out the RINOs who almost always agree with the Democrat liars on policies.

Guest
4 months ago

Unfortunately it is much more than just democrats.

Guest
4 months ago

The RINOs are essentially Democrats so we get rid of them too.

Guest
4 months ago

The swamp holds all sorts of interesting creatures.

Guest
4 months ago

So does this message board, under 50 fake screen names like yours, but they're all still NaziChop.

Guest
3 months ago

LoL 😆

Guest
3 months ago

Like NaziChop.

johnwalker97
3 months ago

Simple putting Trump or Desantis in office or even taking over congress isn't going to change anything. All the criminals and thugs in the Federal government's three letter agencies, FBI, DOJ, IRS, DoD etc to name a few need to be rooted out and thrown in jail or worse.

Guest
3 months ago

If you get the right people at the top they can start doing that. It's not going to happen otherwise.

Guest
3 months ago

True.

Coralisles
3 months ago

Right Benny, so let's get in the fight. Don't just answer blogs but keep broadcasting the truth. See my site… Coralisles.us

Guest
4 months ago

Early on we were told the FBI knew of a plot to storm the Capital and the head of the Capital police was told. Head of the Capital police reports to the Sargeant at arms of the House who in turn must report to Nancy Pelosi as head of the Capital. Was Pelosi told? Was it Pelosi who told the Capital Police to have such a minimal police force on 1/6? Who did this insurrection benefit? Not Trump or his followers. Not the Republicans in congress who could not finish the election challanges as stipulated in the Constitution and send the electors back to the states. Again, who did this benefit but the Dems? Has anyone interviewed the Head of the capital police from that day? Or the Sargeant at Arms? Or, more importantly, Nancy Pelosi under oath?

Guest
4 months ago

Pelosi and McConnell refused the help of the National Guard that President Trump offered.

Guest
4 months ago

Two rotten peas in a pod.

ccoffer
4 months ago

The FBI knew because they are the ones who planned it. They are enemies of this country.

JVB
2 months ago

I know I saw an ANTIFA Flag hung in a Capitol Building window on Jan 6. I saw it numerous times. Was it a signal? No Trump supporter would have hung it there.

Folks came to Washington, DC on Jan 6 because they KNEW their vote was violated. They didn't know what to do. President Trump wanted the three foot putt. Six Forensic Audits. No fraud he concedes. Massive Election Fraud, Joe Biden concedes.

It was IMPERATIVE to do it before the elections were certified. What's the rush? Unless there's FRAUD? APM Reports did a feature on Dec 7. NPR the following day. They cheered the $400M Zuckerbucks. Saved the election for DEMOCRAT. Our view is exactly the opposite. STOLE the election from We the People and President Trump.

That cannot be both ways. I suggest we're right and they are wrong. We stood with TRUTH, Fair, Real, Authentic and Genuine. They stood on crimes, corrupt, fraud, fake, phony and Deception.

Guest
4 months ago

Since learning that Tamerlan Tsarnaev was a disgruntled FBI informant who did the Boston bombing to get back at them, nothing would surprise me about the FBI. We heard the mantra "99% of the FBI are solid officers" for months when Comey and his ilk were making the headlines. Now I'm not so sure. Maybe that number is more like 50%.

Read 'Maximum Harm', by investigative journalist Michelle McPhee. It's an eye-opener.

Guest
4 months ago

The 40% of the other 50% turned a blind eye to the criminality of their peers and leaders. I don't believe the FBI are reformable. JFK murder, Ruby Ridge, Waco, Oklahoma city. These are only the known crimes.

Guest
4 months ago

Has any one investigated the two capitol police suicides?

Guest
4 months ago

Thank you! And the suicide of a man who attended the rally. He was arrested on the 6th, released soon after (within 1-2 days of his arrest). His charge was a misdemeanor. Within a week of his release his wife found him in their basement with a bullet wound to his chest. It was immediately ruled a suicide. The following day, a veteran Capitol police officer who had worked on Jan 6 "committed suicide,"

Guest
4 months ago

Just like the shooter on the grassy knoll was dead within a week of JFK's murder.

Micro216
3 months ago

Were any of the officers that committed "suicide" the ones shown in the videos removing barriers, holding doors open, escorting the mysterious "rioters" from those 2 white SUVs, or the ones taking selfies with the "rioters"

WildErp
4 months ago

SERIOUSLY ?!?!?! the SAME Capitol “Police” that DELIBERATELY mucked up the Awan Bros Capitol Computer BREACH Investigation get to PAINT the narrative on the 1/6 FBI CAPITOL INSURRECTION?!?

Guest
4 months ago

Nancy and McConnell refused the extra help from the National Guard as President Trump offered.

Guest
4 months ago

How many of fraud Trump’s loads have you swallowed?

Guest
4 months ago

NaziChop talking to himself again.

Micro216
3 months ago

Is there any evidence that Trump offered National Guard support in this case? Have a link?

Guest
4 months ago

Democrat’s dream 2024 ticket;

Fraud Trump / Moron Taylor Greene 2024

“America’s Barkkking KKKlowns”

Guest
3 months ago

Won't be Greene, but it WILL be someone with an actual backbone, unlike his last VP.

Guest
4 months ago

Fraud Trump’s next book:

“How I Turned My KKKDaddy’s Billion into Millions!”

Guest
3 months ago

I think you are referring to DEMOCRAT KKK leader BYRD. And then you have the imbecile that voter fraud installed in the White House who doesn't want his kids (now his grandkids) to attend "jungle" schools. Sooner or later, the Americans of African descent will ALL learn the TRUTH of who the REAL KKK was and who was REALLY against them gaining freedom and the right to vote and right to attend schools with whites and other minorities.

Guest
4 months ago

MAGAts, not all is lost!

I am STILL paying $.02 each for your useless worthless Trump 2020 banners!

Bonfire!

Guest
4 months ago

I believe what we all saw was what you would call a "False Flag" event.

Guest
4 months ago

Donald Fraud Trump
-America’s Disgrace
-One Term Blunder
-$#!tstain on America
-Barkkking KKKlown
-End of an Error
-Presidential Accident

And my Favorite!!!
-EXXXXXX-President!

Guest
3 months ago

And I see you are plagiarizing from when racist obama was in office.

Guest
4 months ago

I should get a Freedom Medal.

Using my forensic photography analysis skills, I caused the arrest of eight of Fraud Trump’s Jan 6th insurrectionists!

Guest
4 months ago

You need to stop watching the fake news and get some common sense somewhere.

Guest
4 months ago

They should award a medal to the officer who took care of MAGAdimwit Ashley Babbit.

Guest
4 months ago

You are a very ugly person. Bring on the karma

Guest
4 months ago

Actually a 9mm behind the ear would do nicely….

Guest
4 months ago

I think Revolver has more fake news than Gateway Pundit.

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