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  • Detroit police chief hits back at Rashida Tlaib: 'Totally inaccurate' to claim abuse of peaceful protesters

    07/01/2020 10:08:49 AM PDT · by jazusamo · 25 replies
    Fox News ^ | July 1, 2020 | Julia Musto
    Twitter video at link. Michigan Democratic Congresswoman Rashida Tlaib's claim that Detroit Police Department officers abused peaceful protesters is "totally inaccurate," Detroit Police Chief James Craig remarked Tuesday. ~snip~ "I know that the congresswoman is making claims that they were peacefully marching when we intersected and intentionally hit peaceful protesters. [That is] not the case," the chief added. "They [surrounded] the vehicle, they began to pelt the vehicle –­ not just one of our police cruisers but two of them –­ and in one instance the rear window of one of our SUVs was broken out. And, the information I...
  • ‘He just floored it’: Detroit police SUV plows through group of protesters, flings people who climbed on hood

    06/29/2020 6:23:20 AM PDT · by where's_the_Outrage? · 103 replies
    Washington Post ^ | June 29, 2020 | Timothy Bella
    A largely peaceful protest in Detroit against systemic racism and police brutality turned violent on Sunday night as a police SUV plowed through a group of protesters, striking multiple people and sending a couple of demonstrators who had climbed on the hood flying from the vehicle. Police accelerated the vehicle multiple times as dozens of protesters surrounded it, according to videos of the incident posted to social media. After each acceleration, protesters could be heard shrieking in shock, pleading for the driver to stop hitting the gas while people were in front of the vehicle and being thrown from its...
  • Video captures Detroit police SUV drive through crowd of protesters (smashed window, thugs on hood)

    06/29/2020 2:50:17 AM PDT · by Libloather · 41 replies
    Click on Detroit ^ | 6/28/20 | Victor Williams
    DETROIT – A violent confrontation happened Sunday night on Detroit’s southwest side. Video from the scene captured a Detroit police SUV driving through a crowd, knocking several people to the ground. The video shows the police officer revving the engine, trying to get a protester off the vehicle before pressing on the gas and accelerating through the crowd. One protester said the officer’s actions validate the protests and said the Detroit police “feels like they could do anything with impunity.” “That’s why we march,” he said. “The police feel like their badge gives them the authority to do harm and...
  • 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...
  • Protesters against police brutality hold public tribunal for Craig and Duggan

    06/21/2020 4:10:47 AM PDT · by EBH · 5 replies
    Fox 2 News ^ | 6/20/2020 | By Hilary Golston
    Video at link, no written excerpt available. A public trial put on by organization Detroit Will Breath. There were no judges and no defense.
  • Public Health Officials Face Wave Of Threats, Pressure Amid Coronavirus Response

    06/15/2020 3:58:10 PM PDT · by CheshireTheCat · 35 replies
    Kaiser Health News ^ | June 12, 2020 | Lauren Weber and Anna Maria Barry-Jester and Michelle R. Smith
    On Thursday, Ohio’s state health director, who had armed protesters come to her house, resigned. The health officer for Orange County, California, quit Monday after weeks of criticism and personal threats from residents and other public officials over an order requiring face coverings in public. As the pressure and scrutiny rise, many more health officials have chosen to leave or been pushed out of their jobs. A review by KHN and The Associated Press finds at least 27 state and local health leaders have resigned, retired or been fired since April across 13 states. From North Carolina to California, they...
  • Boat parade planned in southeast Michigan to celebrate President Trump’s birthday

    06/09/2020 9:18:07 AM PDT · by be-baw · 11 replies
    mlive.com ^ | June 9, 2020 | Bob Johnson
    HARRISON TWP, MI — Residents in southeastern Michigan will celebrate President Donald Trump’s 74th birthday with a boat parade. The Michigan Conservative Coalition and Michigan Trump Republicans 2020 are hosting the "Make American Great Again" parade Saturday afternoon. The boat parade will start at MacRay Harbor marina in Macomb County's Harrison Township and end near the Ambassador Bridge in Detroit, the Associated Press reports. Trump's birthday is June 14. Matt Seely, spokesman for the coalition, said organizers are anticipating that nearly 1,000 people will attend. "Truthfully, with everything we've been through (with) the COVID-19 crisis, I think that people are...
  • Rabbis Agree: Kneel Before No one Except God

    06/09/2020 9:00:49 AM PDT · by richardtavor · 23 replies
    Breaking Israel News ^ | June 9, 2020 | Adam Eliyahu Berkowitz
    The racially motivated protests and riots taking place in the wake of the horrific murder of George Floyd have elicited an unusual response. Many people, including prominent politicians and law enforcement officials, have “taken the knee” in acquiescence to or in complete agreement with the claims of the protesters that America, and in particular the police are racist. One example was Detroit Police Chief Todd Bettison who took a knee when confronted by a protest last Monday. Bettison performed the ritual at the insistence of “angry protesters.” Bettison did so despite the gesture being in contravention of department protocols, for...
  • You Get What You Vote For and in Democrat-Run Cities You Get Riots

    06/01/2020 7:58:59 AM PDT · by knighthawk · 27 replies
    Breitbart ^ | June 01 2020 | JOHN NOLTE
    Los Angeles, Minneapolis, Fayetteville, Atlanta, New York, Nashville, Seattle, Portland, Philadelphia, Chicago, Milwaukee, Salt Lake, Washington DC, Detroit, Indianapolis, San Francisco, Kansas City, Houston, Charlotte, Cleveland, Pittsburgh, Denver, Dallas, Phoenix, Tampa, Baltimore, Oakland, Louisville… What do all those American cities have in common? 1. They’re all run by Democrats, many for generations. 2. They’ve all been looted and burned by left-wing Antifa terrorists and other anarchist groups over the past few nights.
  • Police Arrested 60 Rioters in Detroit; Nearly Two-Thirds Were from Suburbs

    05/31/2020 7:58:08 PM PDT · by CheshireTheCat · 30 replies
    Liberty Headlines ^ | May 31, 2020 | Associate Editor
    Nearly two-thirds of the 60 people arrested Friday night during riots in downtown Detroit over the death of George Floyd in Minneapolis were from the city’s predominantly white suburbs. Thirty-seven of those taken into custody were from places like Warren, Farmington Hills, West Bloomfield and even Grand Blanc, which is about 60 miles (96 kilometers) northwest of Detroit, Detroit Police Chief James Craig said Saturday....Although Detroit is about 80% black, many of those arrested were white.
  • Cop is shot dead in California as George Floyd fury sweeps US: Donald Trump puts Army on notice to deploy to streets for first time since 1992 LA riots as 19-year-old Detroit protester fatally shot and Minneapolis erupts for fourth night

    05/30/2020 6:47:15 AM PDT · by kevcol · 85 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | May 30, 2020 | Rachel Sharp and Ruth Styles
    'Two Federal Protective Services officers stationed at the Oakland Downtown Federal Building suffered gunshot wounds. Unfortunately, one succumbed to his injury,' the police department told CNN. Meanwhile, a 19-year-old protester was shot dead in Detroit last night, while soldiers in North Carolina and in New York were ordered to be ready to move in within four hours and troops in Colorado and Kansas within 24 hours. . . . Overnight, Trump also commented on a tweet by Former Democrats for Trump about how Minneapolis was ruled by Democrats, saying: 'Time for a change! #2020', which was retweeted more than 25,000...
  • The Curious Flynn-Kislyak Call Gets Curiouser

    05/26/2020 2:12:28 PM PDT · by CaptainK · 31 replies
    amgreatness.com ^ | 5/26/20 | Julie Kelly
    The infamous phone call between then-incoming National Security Advisor Michael Flynn and Russian Ambassador Sergei Kislyak, like so many tales of Russian collusion, is not as it first appeared. In light of new evidence, it’s likely there’s no truth to the running narrative about the December 29, 2016 phone call that has been the basis of Flynn’s legal nightmare for more than three years. The case against the three-star general, concocted by Barack Obama’s corrupt FBI, centers on the accusation that Flynn discussed U.S. sanctions with Kislyak and later lied about it to the FBI. And now that we know...
  • Man charged with assault, larceny in beating of 75-year-old at nursing home

    05/24/2020 11:39:13 PM PDT · by jeannineinsd · 71 replies
    xwyz.com ^ | 5/24/2020 | wxyz.com
    DETROIT (WXYZ) — Jaden Hayden, 20, of Ypsilanti, has been charged with two counts of assault with intent to do great bodily harm and larceny in connection to the beating of a 75-year-old nursing home patient in Detroit. The assault was captured on video by the alleged suspect. “The alleged actions of this defendant are truly and uniquely disturbing," said Wayne County Prosecutor Kym Worthy. "We must be able to trust our loved ones in specialty care facilities. I truly hope that the facts of this case are one of a kind”, said Prosecutor Worthy." The incident happened Friday, May...
  • Nursing-home abuser made video asserting 'black people are supposed to rule the earth'

    05/24/2020 5:57:11 AM PDT · by rktman · 55 replies
    wnd.com ^ | 5/23/2020 | WND new services
    The culprit behind the horrific beating of an elderly man at a nursing home in Detroit made a YouTube video in which he asserted that “black people are supposed to rule the earth.” Footage emerged yesterday of a man later identified as 20-year-old Jadon Hayden beating up a defenseless elderly white man by repeatedly punching him in the face. Content Hayden had previously uploaded to his YouTube channel suggested he holds black supremacist beliefs. “The black race is the chosen race, the black race was supposed to rule the earth, but now…they have to go to the white man for...
  • Father of 20-year-old patient who beat elderly man at Detroit nursing home says son shouldn't have been there

    05/22/2020 9:24:45 PM PDT · by jeannineinsd · 66 replies
    Fox 2 Detroit ^ | 5/22/2020 | Fox 2 Detroit
    The video of a 20-year-old brutally beating an elderly patient at a Detroit nursing home has gotten national attention - and even the President has weighed in. Now police are investigating a possible second incident caught on camera while the young man's father says there's more to the story. The 20-year-old, who FOX 2 is not identifying as he has not yet been charged with a crime, was on video beating an elderly patient at Westwood Nursing Center earlier this week. The violent video is incredibly difficult to watch for most - including the father of the younger man, who...
  • Eric Eggers: Detroit Has 30,000 More Registered Voters than Citizens of Legal Voting Age

    05/22/2020 6:03:54 PM PDT · by bitt · 60 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 5/21/2020 | Eric Eggers
    Government Accountability Institute Research Director Eric Eggers, author of Fraud: How the Left Plans to Steal the Next Election, says the city of Detroit, Michigan has at least 30,000 more registered voters on their voter rolls than citizens even eligible to vote. This week, Michigan’s Secretary of State, Jocelyn Benson, announced that the state would send absentee ballot applications — not actual absentee ballots — to 7.7 million voters. In response, President Trump threatened to withhold funding from the state. In an exclusive interview with SiriusXM Patriot’s Breitbart News Tonight, Eggers said ineligible voters could end up receiving mail-in ballots...
  • Disturbing videos show a black nurse repeatedly punching elderly white care home patients laying helplessly in their beds'

    05/21/2020 6:22:22 PM PDT · by kevcol · 75 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | May 21, 2020 | Rachel Sharp
    Detroit police have made an arrest after disturbing videos surfaced appearing to show a black man beating white elderly patients to a pulp at a senior care home. ... The victim tries in vain to shield his head from the rain of punches before he tries to get up. The abuser then grabs him by the neck and pulls him off the bed. He then turns the camera round to show the injuries he has caused to his victim, with blood seen streaming down the old man's face. The aggressor is then heard saying: 'This b**ch-a** n**r wouldn't get off...
  • Michigan Democrats Turn on Gretchen Whitmer for Putting COVID Patients in Nursing Homes

    05/15/2020 7:51:34 AM PDT · by CheshireTheCat · 42 replies
    Big League Politics ^ | May 15, 2020 | Shane Trejo
    State representative Leslie Love (D-Detroit) is flabbergasted over Whitmer’s order to send coronavirus patients into nursing homes, which has resulted in an untold number of unnecessary deaths by putting the most vulnerable population at needless risk. “To return seniors into an environment, seniors with the virus still recovering from the virus, into an environment with, well, seniors, just didn’t seem — it’s not a good idea,” Love said...
  • "Completely shortchanged": Cash-strapped cities left out of coronavirus aid push for relief

    05/08/2020 10:57:54 AM PDT · by Oldeconomybuyer · 27 replies
    CBS "News" ^ | May 8, 2020 | BY MELISSA QUINN
    Washington-- When Congress passed its $2 trillion economic relief package in response to the coronavirus epidemic battering the country, lawmakers provided relief to Americans, small businesses struggling under the economic pain of the crisis and state and local governments on the frontlines of combatting the virus. But mayors in small and medium-sized communities from coast to coast are sounding the alarm after they were left out of the package, despite facing the same cash crunch as their larger neighbors. Only localities with populations of 500,000 were eligible for direct aid under the law, known as the CARES Act. Those cities...
  • Teen Vogue Teaches Kids: ‘Reopen Protests Are Motivated By Racism’

    05/08/2020 10:43:29 AM PDT · by Morgana · 36 replies
    mrcNewsbusters ^ | May 1, 2020 | Alexa Moutevelis
    "Racists Are Going To Racist, And This Pandemic Is No Different," blared the headline on Twitter. "‘Reopen’ Protests Are Motivated By Racism, Lack of Concern for Black and Brown Lives," screamed the cover title. A helpful subtitle explained, “This op-ed argues that the calls to ‘liberate’ America are rooted in white entitlement.” All courtesy of everyone's favorite childish social justice warrior mag, Teen Vogue. Author Kandist Mallett began by complaining about “mostly white bodies who were not wearing masks nor practicing social distancing” on Huntington Beach, California. These beachgoers, who actually were spread out despite deceiving pictures, were blasted over...