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  • Berkeley modifies city laws to empower officials during protests

    08/19/2017 9:49:25 PM PDT · by thecodont · 9 replies
    San Francisco Chronicle / SFGate.com ^ | Updated 4:50 pm, Saturday, August 19, 2017 | By Kimberly Veklerov
    Berkeley officials have tweaked local laws to give the city more power over unauthorized demonstrations, just days before another far-right rally is planned for downtown. The City Council passed the emergency ordinance on a 7-1 vote during a special meeting Friday evening. The move gives the city manager the power to issue rules for street events whose organizers did not obtain a permit. The planned protest next Sunday, billed as an anticommunist rally, will be the fourth such gathering in the city this year. Pro-Trump events in March and April drew throngs of counterprotesters, including self-styled “antifascist” groups, as police...
  • Kyle "Based Stickman" Chapman Charged with Possession of Leaded Stick by Alameda District Attorney

    08/18/2017 3:10:32 AM PDT · by Mechanicos · 55 replies
    East Bay Express ^ | 8/17/17 | Darwin BondGraham
    The Alameda County District Attorney filed a felony charge against Kyle Chapman yesterday for possession of a leaded stick. The charges stem from a melee between Trump supporters and anti-fascists in Berkeley on March 4. Chapman was seen carrying a long baton into several fights and was filmed cracking the weapon over the heads of a masked antifa and other counter-demonstrators.
  • Berkeley Teacher Filmed Punching Neo-Nazi Arraigned In Sacramento

    08/12/2017 7:36:49 AM PDT · by lowbridge · 47 replies
    sanfrancisco.cbslocal.com ^ | August 10, 2017
     A Berkeley teacher says assault charges against her should be dropped. She was in court today for her role in a riot that broke out at the state capitol. Yvette Felarca was caught on video punching a neo-Nazi demonstrator. But she says, standing up to fascism should not be a crime. -snip A video shows Felarca repeatedly punching a man. The man had both hands up, walking to a line of police officers for help. Felarca and others dragged the man down and kicked him -snip Felarca said, “Standing up against fascism and the rise of Nazism and fascism in...
  • Berkeley butcher shop puts up sign to quell animal rights protests

    08/09/2017 11:17:47 AM PDT · by Oldeconomybuyer · 39 replies
    San Francisco Chronicle ^ | August 9, 2017 | By Otis R. Taylor Jr.
    To get protesters to leave the Local Butcher Shop alone, the Berkeley meat market’s owners agreed to promote an animal rights message. Now, in the upper left corner of one of the store’s front windows, there’s a 15-inch-by-15-inch sign. In white letters on a black background, it reads: “Attention: Animals’ lives are their right. Killing them is violent and unjust, no matter how it’s done.” In exchange for putting up the sign, Direct Action Everywhere, an animal rights group, agreed to protest at the store only twice a year.
  • Country Matters

    07/24/2017 4:10:40 PM PDT · by Twotone · 6 replies
    Steyn On-line ^ | July 24, 2017 | Mark Steyn
    As I've said before, I've said it before. One of the occupational hazards of the commentative biz is that what's new - the daily news item - simply illustrates the same old thesis you've been hammering for years, so that life's rich pageant comes to seem like a Broadway catalogue song, a great torrent of accumulation all making the ever wearier point - that "You're the Top", "The Lady is a Tramp", "These Foolish Things remind me of you". Or in our case: We're the Pits, The Lady is a Transitioning Gentleman, and These Foolish Things remind me that our...
  • Anti-fascist leader arrested after California Capitol brawl

    07/20/2017 6:54:35 AM PDT · by ptsal · 37 replies
    Independent Record ^ | July 19, 2017 | Don Thompson
    [snip] Yvonne C. Felarca, 47, was arrested Tuesday in Los Angeles on charges of inciting and participating in a riot and assault likely to cause great bodily injury, the Sacramento County District Attorney's Office said.By Any Means Necessary has not returned repeated telephone messages from The Associated Press over two days. A second counter-protester, Michael Williams, 56, was arrested Wednesday in Yolo County on charges of assault with a deadly weapon and participating in a riot. They are the last of four arrests stemming from a June 2016 melee ...
  • Trump supporter files HUGE lawsuit against Berkeley

    06/08/2017 4:46:01 AM PDT · by Mechanicos · 10 replies
    Dennis Michael Lynch ^ | June 7, 2017 | A. Griffee
    A student at the University of California, Berkeley has slammed the university and 18 other officials with a $23 million lawsuit after she was pepper-sprayed at a riot in February.
  • Berkeley Student And Trump Supporter Sues University For $23M Over Attacks By Liberal Protesters

    06/07/2017 11:27:49 AM PDT · by simpson96 · 24 replies
    SFist.com ^ | 6/6/2016 | Jay Barmann
    A UC Berkeley student who says she was violently attacked by protesters on campus the night of a planned speech by Milo Yiannopoulos in February is now suing the university — along with a host of others including House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi — for withholding police protection and allowing attacks like the one she suffered. As TMZ reports, the woman says she was "painfully pepper-sprayed" by "masked and unmasked assailants" within 15 minutes of her arriving at the Feb. 1 event, which was quickly canceled by the university as protests erupted that were both peaceful and anarchic — ultimately...
  • U.C. Berkeley Slammed with Lawsuit for Obstructing First Amendment

    06/07/2017 6:10:16 PM PDT · by BogusTimes · 14 replies
    Bogus Times ^ | 6/7/17 | Kim Parkhurst
    A U.C. Berkeley Student who was pepper-sprayed when protesters violently rioted and shut down the Milo Yiannopoulos speech in February is suing the university, its campus police and several other entities for obstructing her First Amendment rights, among other claims. Kiara Robles was pepper-sprayed in the face by a protester who snuck up behind her while she was finishing an interview with a local news outlet about the protest and her support for Milo. She is now leveling a litany of charges against U.C. Berkeley, the school’s police department, Chancellor Nicholas Dirks, President Janet Napolitano and Berkeley Mayor Jesse Arreguin....
  • The Story of #moldylocks the antifa riot girl

    05/30/2017 7:04:29 AM PDT · by mainestategop · 16 replies
    I first saw this on Newgrounds. But this is from Youtube. For those of you not familiar, here's a news story about this manb- I mean manwitch thing.Click here to read it! This disgusting byproduct of government education and pop culture named Emily Rose Marshall used to be a nice cute girl from I think Louisiana but then she became a porn star and a communist. It doesn't show her porn stuff but she says on her facebook page she does dirty things like hairy armpits, moldy hair and dreadlocks. On her facebook page she says she wants to get...
  • ICYMI: Former Professor Arrested For Bludgeoning Pro-Trump Supporters Last Month

    05/27/2017 7:13:01 PM PDT · by Kaslin · 16 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | May 27, 2017 | Matt Vespa
    In April, pro-Trump demonstrators gathered near Civic Center Park in Berkeley, California to hold a “Patriot Day” rally. Clashes between Pro-Trump and anti-Trump “Antifa” protesters broke out. One person, Eric Clanton, a former professor, decided to use a U-shaped bike lock to assault three people. One of the reported attacks was captured on video, which is featured below (Warning: some strong language). An investigation was conducted and Mr. Clanton was arrested earlier this week (via East Bay Times):Trump supporter smashed in the head with U-Lock by masked Antifa Thug in Berkeley A former Diablo Valley College professor was arrested Wednesday in connection with...
  • Former professor arrested in beating at Berkeley Trump Rally

    05/25/2017 9:20:47 PM PDT · by Signalman · 14 replies
    Sfgate ^ | 5/25/17 | Evan Sernoffsky
    A 28-year-old former East Bay community college professor was arrested for a brutal bike-lock attack amid a clash between President Trump supporters and radical left demonstrators last month in Berkeley, officials said Thursday. Video of the April 15 assault exploded on right-wing websites in the days following the clash as scores of cybersleuths began identifying Eric Clanton as the masked man seen bashing a Trump backer in the head, causing serious bleeding. Clanton was arrested early Wednesday morning in Oakland and booked in the Berkeley Jail on suspicion of assault with a deadly weapon that is not a firearm. He...
  • Bay Area college professor used U-shaped bike lock in beating, police say

    05/25/2017 3:19:04 PM PDT · by ameribbean expat · 41 replies
    BERKELEY — The arrest of a former Diablo Valley College professor on Wednesday is connected to the use of a bike lock in the beating of three people during a rally for President Donald Trump last month, police said Thursday. Eric Clanton remained in custody in lieu of $200,000 bail at Berkeley Jail on Thursday and will be arraigned Friday morning at 9 a.m. at Oakland’s Wiley W. Manuel courthouse.
  • Police arrest Eric Clanton after bike lock assaults during Berkeley protests

    05/25/2017 7:13:48 AM PDT · by mac_truck · 60 replies
    Berkeleyside ^ | 5/24/2017 | Emilie Raguso
    Eric Clanton, a former teacher at Diablo Valley College, was arrested by Berkeley police on Wednesday on suspicion of three counts of assault with a deadly weapon identified as a U-lock bike lock, and one of those assaults is alleged to have caused a significant injury. See complete coverage of recent protests in Berkeley Police say the violence happened April 15 in Berkeley when pro-Trump supporters clashed with self-described anti-fascist, or “antifa,” activists determined to stop a rally where white supremacist views were expected to be expressed. Soon after April 15, 28-year-old Clanton was “outed” online, on the website 4chan,...
  • Berkeley: College professor arrested as assault suspect

    05/24/2017 9:59:04 PM PDT · by Trump20162020 · 61 replies
    East Bay Times ^ | 05/24/2017 | George Kelly
    BERKELEY — A former Diablo Valley College professor was in custody Wednesday evening after his arrest Wednesday afternoon in Oakland, according to county records. Eric Clanton, 28, was being held on $200,000 bail after he was booked into Berkeley City Jail Wednesday evening. He was arrested on suspicion of use of a firearm during a felony with an enhancement clause and assault with a non-firearm deadly weapon. No date was immediately listed for upcoming arraignment hearings.
  • What’s a manbassador? Graduating MBA student shows the way

    05/20/2017 6:46:23 AM PDT · by Oldeconomybuyer · 52 replies
    UC Berkeley News ^ | May 19, 2017 | By Gretchen Kell
    Patrick Ford, who graduates from UC Berkeley today with an MBA, is a standout at the Haas School of Business. Berkeley News recently talked with Ford about the origin of his mission, “Guy Talk” and other manbassador activities at Berkeley-Haas and post-graduation plans. What is a manbassador, and where did the name and idea come from? Manbassador is a more memorable name for the universal term “male ally.” A male ally is a man who works to end gender discrimination by supporting and being an advocate for women. I started noticing and caring about gender equity as an undergrad. Some...
  • Not Just Bike Locks: Fleeing Antifa Activist Was Hiding GUN..?

    05/07/2017 5:36:19 PM PDT · by gaijin · 13 replies
    YouTube Channel, Last Revolution Media ^ | April 23, 2017 | LR Media
    Battle of Berkeley (very) after action video segment appears to suggest some members of Antifa brought pistols to the April 15th Battle for Berkeley. Fleeing Trump supporters, a masked activist in oversize green jacket seems to conceal a pistol in his right pocket as he runs along a fence line, about 30 seconds prior to "The Charge". Video segment posted FYI for Freeper consideration and review. Stay Safe.
  • A Free Speech Tipping Point

    05/07/2017 4:51:25 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 7 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | May 7, 2017 | Bruce Bialosky
    Many people have called for changes on college campuses. To a certain extent this has been treated with humor-based dismissal. The branding of these children acting in a petulant manner is referred to as "snowflakes." But now we have reached a dangerous tipping point that threatens to destroy the freedoms we all savor as part of our heritage. This occurred when Ann Coulter was stopped from speaking at U.C. Berkeley. It was really terrible when others were stopped from speaking because of obnoxious behavior or actual physical violence. For example, a speech by Milos Yiannopoulos was stopped because of protests...
  • Berkeley student writes hate-filled hit job on America

    05/06/2017 9:04:10 AM PDT · by BogusTimes · 62 replies
    Bogus Times ^ | 5-6-17 | Kim Parkhurst
    The U.C. Berkeley newspaper, The Daily Californian, ran an op-ed today by a “brown trans femme” – whatever the hell that is – titled, “Campus must prioritize safety of marginalized over free speech.” It was written by a third-year transfer student studying political science and ethnic studies, named Juniperangelica Xiomara Cordovo-Goff. This person is an incoming ASUC Senator and lead organizer with the Transgender Law Center. The entire piece is a contemptible, hate-filled hit job on our country and every Caucasian in it.
  • Two Days After Winning Leadership Award, Illegal Immigrant Student Suggests Celebrating Cinco[tr]

    05/05/2017 8:16:24 PM PDT · by kevcol · 31 replies
    Daily Caller News Foundation ^ | May 5, 2017 | Rob Shimshock
    An illegal immigrant student at the University of California, Berkeley, suggested “beating the s*** out of white people” Thursday. Juan Prieto, an English student at UC Berkeley, made the remark on Twitter two days after receiving Berkeley’s Robert J. and Mary Catherine Birgeneau Recognition Award for Service to Undocumented Students.