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  • Biden Says Funding Should 'Absolutely' Be Redirected From Police

    07/10/2020 12:27:16 AM PDT · by Helicondelta · 22 replies
    Fox News ^ | July 9, 2020
    Joe Biden said in an interview Wednesday that some funding should “absolutely” be redirected from police, amid calls from some in his party to "defund the police" in the wake of the protests across the country. In response to Biden's new comments, Trump 2020 campaign rapid response director Andrew Clark wrote on Twitter it looked like Biden had “changed his position” on defunding police, adding a clip from the Now This interview.
  • Portland Gets a Taste of Mob's New World as Cops Announce They Will Only Respond to Certain Calls

    07/07/2020 10:39:49 AM PDT · by rktman · 77 replies ^ | 7/6/2020 | Christine Favocci
    In the face of violent protests throughout the nation, the rallying cry by many perpetrating the mayhem is for police to be defunded or disbanded. The people of Portland, Oregon, had a brief glimpse of that reality, as police were forced to ignore all but emergency calls after law enforcement was tied up responding to violent rioting over the Independence Day holiday weekend. Public Information Officer Lt. Tina Jones provided hourly video updates on the situation on the Portland Police Bureau Twitter feed overnight Saturday into early Sunday morning, including announcing that the city would not be able to respond...
  • BLM's Violence & the Death of America's Cities-The corpses are already piling up

    07/06/2020 7:27:31 AM PDT · by SJackson · 9 replies
    FrontPage Magazine ^ | Jul 6, 2020 | John Perazzo
    The police-hating rhetoric of the openly and proudly Marxist "Black Lives Matter" (BLM) movement is doing exactly what it did five years ago – creating a massive increase in violent crime and homicide throughout urban America. You may recall that back in 2015-16, BLM's anti-police protests and riots – particularly in the aftermath of the 2014 police shooting of Michael Brown in Ferguson, Missouri – intimidated officers nationwide into becoming much less proactive in dealing with criminal suspects. A Pew Research Center report titled “Behind the Badge” – which tabulated the results of a questionnaire that was sent to thousands of officers –...
  • Judge Napolitano: Why I'm worried about 'tyrannical' governors and anarchy in the streets

    07/06/2020 10:43:38 AM PDT · by gattaca · 39 replies
    Fox News ^ | July 6, 2020 | David Montanaro
    Fox News senior judicial analyst Judge Andrew Napolitano said Monday that he's growing increasingly worried about what he sees as "tyrannical" politicians combining with "anarchy" by left-wing protesters to stifle American freedoms. Speaking on "America's Newsroom," the former New Jersey judge said he believes liberty is being "squeezed on both sides" as governors take action to combat coronavirus without state legislators passing laws to spell out the authority. "We have anarchy in various parts of the country. We have police whose hands are tied because politicians are restraining the police because the forces of anarchy form part of the political...
  • Virginia Democrats draft proposal to downgrade assault on police to misdemeanor

    07/01/2020 12:34:11 PM PDT · by Mount Athos · 23 replies
    According to a document shared by multiple local reporters and retweeted by the Virginia Senate Democrats, the proposals include downgrading the charge of assault on a police officer from a felony to a misdemeanor. “The Senate Democratic Caucus has led and is continuing to conduct a series of community conversations to discuss these issues and we have heard from the public that now is not the time for studies or delay and that changes must be made during our Special Session,” says the document, which is titled, "Senate Democratic Caucus Police Reform and Criminal Justice Equity Plan." The proposals also...
  • Rotting of the Big Apple: World famous monument of George Washington is defaced as NYC city slides billions into the red, its police face $1bn in cuts and de Blasio is accused of 'surrendering the city to lawlessness'

    06/30/2020 1:00:26 PM PDT · by Zenyatta · 53 replies
    The Daily Mail ^ | 6/30/2020 | Jennifer Smith
    New York City's famous George Washington Monument in Washington Square Park was defaced with red paint on Monday as protesters gathered further downtown outside City Hall ahead of a controversial vote that could slash the city's police budget by $1billion - 16 percent of its total - despite escalating crime and chaos. In the latest symbol of police defiance and unruliness across the city, the vandals tossed red paint at the famous George Washington monument on Monday then fled the scene, leaving city workers to try to power wash it off. President Trump tweeted on Tuesday: 'We are tracking down...
  • Los Angeles proposes slashing law enforcement budget, including elimination of Special Victims Bureau

    06/30/2020 2:17:02 AM PDT · by USA Conservative · 24 replies
    Fox News ^ | 06.30.2020 | Hollie McKay
    s governments nationwide move forward with plans to shift funds away from law enforcement in the aftermath of George Floyd's police-involved death last month, Los Angeles CEO Sachi Hamai has put forward a proposed budget with recommendations to cut some $145.4 million allocated to local police. The bid, which would entail eliminating six units from the Los Angeles Sheriff's Department, earned a sharp rebuke from County Sheriff Alex Villanueva over the weekend. The budget cuts are targeted specifically to hurt public safety while sparing virtually every other function of county government from any reductions," Villanueva stated. "These cuts come at...
  • Virginia Senate Democrats consider ‘defelonizing’ assault against law enforcement officers

    06/29/2020 7:57:47 PM PDT · by blueyon · 34 replies
    Fort Hunt Herald ^ | 06/28/20 | Fort Hunt Herald
    Virginia Senate Democrats have published a list of 28 proposals for reforming the Commonwealth’s police and criminal justice systems, including a measure to downgrade the charge of assault on a law enforcement officer to a misdemeanor offense instead of a felony. Under current law, anyone who is convicted of assaulting a law enforcement officer is guilty of a Class 6 felony and is subject to a mandatory minimum term of confinement of six months, according to Virginia code. This same penalty applies to anyone who assaults a person they know, or have reason to know, is a judge, magistrate, prison...
  • Police ‘Reform’ and the Making of a Racism Narrative. This narrative is driving the nation to ruin.

    06/28/2020 9:07:59 AM PDT · by karpov · 5 replies
    National Review ^ | June 27, 2020 | Andrew C. McCarthy
    Have you seen that mountain of evidence that Derek Chauvin is a racist? Me neither. In that regard, I’m like the Wall Street Journal’s fearlessly fact-driven Jason Riley. Did some shred of racial animus motivate the since-fired Minneapolis police officer’s killing of George Floyd? For the moment, we have no proof of that — just a racialist narrative built on the happenstance (no reason to believe it’s more than that right now) that Chauvin is white and Floyd was black. These days, alas, mere happenstance is enough to tear this nation asunder. As an old investigator, I am intrigued by...
  • Washington Post: It Doesn’t Matter That The Most Violent Cities In America Are Run By Democrats

    06/27/2020 6:07:35 PM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 30 replies
    Hotair ^ | 06/27/2020 | John Sexton
    I missed this when it was published Thursday. The Washington Post’s Philip Bump did a fact-check of sorts on a claim made by President Trump: “You hear about certain places like Chicago and you hear about what’s going on in Detroit and other — other cities, all Democrat run,” he said. “Every one of them is Democrat run. Twenty out of 20. The 20 worst, the 20 most dangerous are Democrat run.” It’s not clear how Trump is defining “most dangerous” in this context. So let’s look at two related sets of data compiled by the FBI: most violent...
  • Baltimore State’s Attorney dismisses 600 criminal cases, tries to vacate 5,000

    06/27/2020 5:55:31 PM PDT · by MarvinStinson · 28 replies
    independentsentinel ^ | June 27, 2020 | M. Dowling
    Baltimore State’s Attorney Marilyn Mosby dismissed almost 600 criminal cases for what she determined are minor offenses. In other words, minor crimes are allowed in crime-ridden Baltimore. The minor crimes include, among others, drug possession, paraphernalia possession, prostitution (allows for trafficking), trespassing, minor traffic offenses, open container, rogues and vagabond, and urinating/defecating in public. Isn’t that lovely? She boasted that she already filed to vacate almost 5,000 Circuit Court and District Court marijuana convictions. But Circuit Court Judge W. Michel Pierson and District Court Judge Kathleen Sweeney completely shot down Mosby’s request to erase those convictions on April 26, The...
  • 10 Georgia mayors ask Legislature to repeal ‘stand your ground’ law

    06/27/2020 8:32:37 AM PDT · by DOC44 · 55 replies
    Ten Georgia mayors have sent a letter to General Assembly asking them to repeal the state’s “stand your ground” law. Under “stand your ground” laws, a person can say they acted in self-defense and had no duty to retreat during a confrontation with someone else. The letter was signed by the mayors of Atlanta, Savannah, Augusta, Athens-Clarke, Decatur, Norcross, Milledgeville, Waycross, Fairburn and Stockbridge.
  • President Donald J. Trump’s Letter to the Governor of Illinois and Mayor of Chicago

    06/26/2020 6:24:07 PM PDT · by ransomnote · 25 replies ^ | June 26, 2020 | President Donald J Trump
    Governor J.B. Pritzker Governor of Illinois Chicago, Illinois 60601Mayor Lori E. Lightfoot Mayor of Chicago Chicago, Illinois 60602Dear Governor Pritzker and Mayor Lightfoot:I write to you today to call your attention to and urge action on the devastating violence in Chicago.  While I have been heartened to see crime reductions nationally the last few years, I have been horrified by the continued violence in this great American city.I recently read an article from the Chicago Sun-Times on June 8, 2020, “18 murders in 24 hours: Inside the most violent day in 60 years in Chicago,” which discussed the severe...
  • Seattle Strikes Down Drug And Prostitution Loitering Laws, Citing Racial Origins

    06/26/2020 5:29:06 PM PDT · by Beave Meister · 44 replies
    The Daily Caller ^ | 6/24/2020 | JAKE DIMA
    The Seattle City Council unanimously voted Monday to ditch an ordinance allowing police officers to arrest loiterers if they’re suspected of drug dealing or prostitution, citing its racial origins. The rejection of the loitering bill, which reportedly affected black communities at a higher rate, has moved to Democratic Seattle Mayor Jenny Durkan’s desk for final approval before the law is no more. The law has been used to arrest about 300 suspected criminals since 2009, according to The Seattle Times. “These laws were never appropriate, they were wrong when they were enacted and they are wrong now,” said Councilman Andrew...
  • Minneapolis City Council approves measure to abolish police force

    06/26/2020 10:22:19 AM PDT · by conservative98 · 126 replies
    NY Post ^ | June 26, 2020 | 12:11pm | Ben Feuerherd
    The Minneapolis City Council on Friday unanimously approved a measure to abolish the city’s police department — a radical proposal amid nationwide efforts by activists to defund local law enforcement agencies.
  • “Let the Rioters do their Worst; I won’t Stand in Their way!”

    06/25/2020 6:00:27 PM PDT · by robowombat · 34 replies
    Abbeville Institute ^ | Jun 25, 2020 | Boyd Cathey
    “Let the Rioters do their Worst; I won’t Stand in Their way!” By Boyd Cathey on Jun 25, 2020 Governor Roy Cooper of North Carolina comes across as a nice man, well-mannered, calm, the kind of man you would want as a neighbor and, yes, as a friend. He seems unthreatening in how he speaks, always with a very slight but perceptible eastern North Carolina accent. In short, he radiates a down home “you can trust me” charm. Except for one thing: it’s all a façade, false, a mask hiding a far darker side of his character. His likable demeanor...
  • Minneapolis neighborhood which vowed NOT to call cops after George Floyd's death is now struggling with a 300-person homeless camp in their local park which has left them feeling unsafe because of drugs

    06/24/2020 11:24:45 PM PDT · by knighthawk · 34 replies
    UK Daily Mail ^ | June 25 2020 | LEAH SIMPSON
    A Minnesota neighborhood where many residents vowed not to call the cops on people in their community following the death of George Floyd, are finding it difficult to come up with alternatives after about 300 homeless people have set up camp in a local park. Those who live nearby where Floyd was killed at the hands of cops on May 25 welcomed dozens of tents to Powderhorn Park while the displaced people look for permanent accommodation, urging officials not to evict them for now. But in the past two weeks since they've been using the open space, people living near...
  • Three Men in Thousand Oaks Arrested for Vandalizing Black Lives Matter Sign — While Hundreds of Violent BLM Activists Continue to Rip Down US Statues without Consequence

    06/22/2020 3:13:33 AM PDT · by SkyPilot · 30 replies
    Gateway Pundit ^ | 21 Jun 20 | Jim Hoft
    Three men in Thousand Oaks, California were caught on camera vandalizing a Black Lives Matter flag. The owner put up a surveillance camera to catch the vandals of his sign. One of the villains is a sheriff’s office employee. The three men were ARRESTED for vandalizing a Black Lives Matter sign! Meanwhile — Black Lives Matter leftists continue to smash, vandalize and tear down US statues without consequence. KTLA reported: A Black Lives Matter sign in Thousand Oaks was vandalized on at least three separate occasions, including by a sheriff’s office employee and a district attorney’s office employee, officials said...
  • Sacramento Sheriff, other capital agencies won’t enforce Newsom’s mask order. Here’s why

    06/19/2020 6:37:40 PM PDT · by rintintin · 37 replies
    The Sacramento County Sheriff’s Office will not be enforcing the statewide order Gov. Gavin Newsom announced Thursday requiring masks and face coverings in public as coronavirus cases continue to increase in California. In a statement Friday, the Sheriff’s Office recommended people should be “exercising safe practices” during the pandemic, including wearing masks, but said it would be “inappropriate” to criminally enforce the governor’s order, or target people and businesses for failing to do so. “Due to the minor nature of the offense, the potential for negative outcomes during enforcement encounters, and anticipating the various ways in which the order may...
  • RAW VIDEO: Q13 News crew mobbed in Seattle

    06/17/2020 2:06:10 PM PDT · by Morgana · 42 replies
    Brandi Kruse Bookface ^ | June 17, 2020 | Brandi Kruse
    RAW VIDEO: Q13 News crew mobbed in SeattleI want you to see this. I hope you will watch every minute so you can feel the fear we felt. So you can hear my tears at the end. This video was taken Monday, June 8, the night Seattle left the East Police Precinct to protesters. Our crew was targeted, stalked, harassed, and assaulted. The level of vitriol from one member of the mob, who claimed she was a "social worker," was like nothing I've ever experienced. When elected leaders call this type of behavior "peaceful," not only is it a lie,...