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A Florida Anarchist Will Spend Years in Prison for Online Posts Prompted by Jan. 6 Riot

The Intercept
The Intercept
 2021-10-16
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On Tuesday, a Florida judge sentenced Daniel Baker, an anti-fascist activist, to 44 months in federal prison for social media posts that called for armed defense against possible far-right attacks on the state’s Capitol in the wake of the January 6 riots. Baker, a 34-year-old yoga teacher and emergency medical technician...

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The worlds gone mad
10-16

So as I understand it, this guy was not a Trump supporter but called for armed Militia to go and protect from the Trump supporters. Nothing he called for ever happened, yet he was arrested, charged, and convicted. They ignore his first amendment rights. I don't agree with these folks, but I hope it is overturned. We don't need the government running around policing speech.

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RobinWF
10-16

This is a very sad story of how our country seems to persecuting an anarchist apposed to white supremacy. Putting him in prison seems to be cruel and unusual punishment for his minor crimes, particularly because of his treatment there.

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RL
10-17

I am tired of the false narrative of "insurrection" to overturn election results. video proves security were allowing folks from the Trump rally to enter and they were looking around like tourist. not saying there werent dumbbutts there, but hardly insurrectionist.

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