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  • De Blasio: Trump Is Using MS-13 ‘to Paint Latinos as Dangerous’

    05/25/2018 10:47:44 AM PDT · by davikkm · 63 replies
    breitbart ^ | PAM KEY
    Thursday on MSNBC’s “Morning Joe,” New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio (D) said President Donald Trump was using MS-13 “to paint Latinos as dangerous in our country.” De Blasio said, “Let’s talk about the speech in Long Island. That was painful. I went over the transcript again because I couldn’t believe it. It’s not about MS-13. It’s about an attempt to paint Latinos as dangerous in our country. Our police department rejects that. We became the safest big city in America because we worked with immigrant communities, they helped police make the city the safest big city in America....
  • MS-13 gang member known as 'Animal' sentenced to 40 years in prison over killing of 15-year-old boy

    05/22/2018 8:26:27 PM PDT · by ConservativeStatement · 30 replies
    Fox News ^ | May 22, 2018 | Travis Fedschun
    A member of the notorious MS-13 street gang known as "Animal," who admitted to the 2015 killing of a teenage boy in Massachusetts, was sentenced to 40 years in prison, officials said Tuesday. The U.S. Attorney's Office in Massachusetts announced that 23-year-old Joel Martinez, who went by the street name of "Animal," will be subject to deportation once he's released from federal prison.
  • What You Need To Know About The Violent Animals Of MS-13

    05/21/2018 8:50:34 AM PDT · by Constitution Day · 62 replies
    The White House ^ | May 21, 2018 | The White House
    WHAT: The violent animals of MS-13 have committed heinous, violent attacks in communities across America. Too many innocent Americans have fallen victim to the unthinkable violence of MS-13’s animals. At the State of the Union in January 2018, President Trump brought as his guests Elizabeth Alvarado, Robert Mickens, Evelyn Rodriguez, and Freddy Cuevas, the parents of Nisa Mickens and Kayla Cuevas. Police believe these young girls were chased down and brutally murdered by MS-13 gang members on Long Island, New York, in 2016. Suffolk County Police Commissioner stated that the “murders show a level of brutality that is close to...
  • SCHUMER MELTDOWN: Chuck Compares MS-13 Members to 'Our Great Grandparents'

    05/18/2018 9:32:46 AM PDT · by Impala64ssa · 74 replies
    Sean Hannity ^ | 5/18/18 | Staff
    Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer railed against President Trump’s harsh rhetoric towards violent street gang MS-13 Wednesday; taking the President’s comments out of context and equating violent offenders to “our great grandparents.” The President was responding to a California lawmaker’s complaint that local officials were unable to notify ICE officials of MS-13 gang members detained in county jails; saying federal authorities were working to bypass the “ridiculous” sanctuary city policies and deport “animal” criminals from the United States. Schumer slammed the President’s harsh rhetoric on social media within hours, saying “When all of our great-great-grandparents came to America they weren’t...
  • CNN admits the truth! Trump 'animals' comment was about MS-13 and other illegal alien criminals

    05/17/2018 10:18:52 AM PDT · by doug from upland · 16 replies
    CNN ‏ Verified account @CNN Follow Follow @CNN More As reported in the article above, Trump’s remarks late Wednesday were in response to comments about members of MS-13 and other undocumented immigrants who are deported for committing crimes. 10:08 AM - 17 May 2018
  • MS-13 Is Bad, Even if Trump Says So

    05/17/2018 1:53:21 PM PDT · by Rummyfan · 11 replies
    PJ Media ^ | 17 May 2018 | Jim Treacher
    If you're a big Trump fan, you probably don't like me because I criticize him when I think he's wrong. If you're a big Trump hater, you probably don't like me because I praise him when I think he's right. I'm okay with you disliking me for either of these reasons, because I believe objective truth exists independently of my personal feelings about any particular individual. This puts me in a tiny minority in 2018 America, apparently, but I don't mind too much. While it hasn't been too great for my "career," at least I can sleep at night. When...
  • White House defends Trump’s ‘animal’ comment

    05/17/2018 12:34:12 PM PDT · by DFG · 37 replies
    Washington Times ^ | 05/17/2018 | SA Miller
    The White House on Thursday fiercely defended President Trump’s use of the word “animals” to describe illegal immigrants in the MS-13 gang. White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders said the word “animals” didn’t go far enough in describing the brutal street gang known for hacking people to death with machetes. “It took an animal to stab a man 100 times and rip his heart out,” she said, referring to a reported MS-13 attack. “I think the term animal doesn’t go far enough.”
  • Why (Waco)

    05/11/2018 4:54:58 AM PDT · by Elderberry · 11 replies
    The Aging Rebel ^ | 5/10/2018
    Three years into the perversion of justice that began at the Waco, Texas Twin Peaks “breastaurant,” the fundamental, obvious question, the – for want of a more appropriate turn of phrase – satorical question remains unchanged. Why? Why did the Twin Peaks Mass Murder happen? Why didn’t the police stop it? Why did police take pains to contain and video record it instead? Why did the FBI and the Texas Department of Public Safety go out of their way in the month before the tragedy to spook multiple, influential members of the Cossacks Motorcycle Club by telling them that the...
  • Did you hear about the violent teen flash mob that took over Chicago's fanciest shopping area?

    05/09/2018 7:36:10 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 26 replies
    American Thinker ^ | 05/09/2018 | Thomas Lifson
    The end result of indoctrination in government schools and mass media that teaches "urban youths" that American society is racist, corrupt, unfair, and unworthy of compliance is the crumbling of civil order.  When a substantial group of young males (the segment of society most prone to acting out with violence) think they have no stake in the continuation of existing social and property relations, they are able to impose anarchy in local areas.  When enough people think and feel this way, the forces of order – police, and in extremis the National Guard – can be overwhelmed and powerless to stop...
  • 'Heinous and violent': MS-13's appeal to girls grows as gang becomes 'Americanized

    05/08/2018 8:00:09 AM PDT · by bgill · 14 replies
    mysa ^ | May 7, 2018 | Michael E. Miller
    Even amid a nationwide surge in MS-13 slayings, the 2017 killing stood out. Female victims are nothing new for MS-13, which is infamous in Central America for making young women choose between rape and execution. But in a gang as chauvinistic as it is fearsome, female killers are almost unheard of... Unlike their counterparts in Central America, some MS-13 cliques in the United States now allow female members, said Michael Prado, assistant special agent in charge of the Washington office of Homeland Security Investigations, a branch of Immigration and Customs Enforcement. "In that regard they are somewhat progressive," he said....
  • 'Their profession is violent crime': Alabama police operation seizes 140 guns, indicts 71 suspects

    05/07/2018 2:44:26 PM PDT · by Oldeconomybuyer · 28 replies ^ | May 7, 2018 | By Carol Robinson
    A two-month operation aimed at reducing violent crime in Birmingham and beyond led to the seizure of 140 guns and federal indictments against 71 people. Among those indicted is a 24-year-old man who was acquitted in one murder, pleaded guilty to a reduced charge in another and now is awaiting trial in yet a third killing. Others indicted under the operation include a man who was convicted of manslaughter as a teen and arrested last month on two Birmingham bank robberies, a sex offender who also has convictions for burglary and carrying a pistol without a license, and a man...
  • Chicago sees its most violent week of the year: 9 killed, 76 wounded

    05/07/2018 2:27:58 PM PDT · by Oldeconomybuyer · 47 replies
    Chicago Tribune ^ | May 7, 2018 | by Staff
    The last seven days in Chicago have been the most violent week of the year, with just three police districts on the West Side bearing the brunt of the recent violence, according to data kept by the Tribune. At least 85 people were shot between Monday, April 30, and this past Sunday, including a 4-year-old girl, a 12-year-old boy, a 15-year-old on a CTA bus, a young mother, several other young teens, a federal agent and two relatives of a gunshot victim waiting outside a hospital. Of those shot, at least nine died. The city had been averaging about 42...
  • US Arrests Dozens with Ties to White Supremacist Gangs

    05/02/2018 9:24:32 AM PDT · by BeadCounter · 32 replies
    Voice of America ^ | April 30, 2018 | None Listed
    U.S. federal authorities have arrested dozens of members of several white supremacist prison gangs in Texas on charges of drug trafficking and kidnapping. Authorities announced Monday that 57 people were charged in the conspiracies. Forty-two were arrested last week, nine were already in custody on unrelated charges, and six others are being sought. The defendants are linked to several violent and racist prison gangs, including the Aryan Circle, the Aryan Brotherhood of Texas, the Peckerwoods, the Soldiers of Aryan Culture, and the Dirty White Boys, the 55-count indictment said.
  • Missing Mexican students were killed, dissolved in acid after mistaken identity: authorities

    04/24/2018 1:43:00 PM PDT · by Oldeconomybuyer · 36 replies
    NBC "News" ^ | April 24, 2018 | by Nicole Acevedo and Reuters
    Three Mexican film students who went missing in March in Guadalajara, in the state of Jalisco, were kidnapped, tortured and killed, and their bodies were dissolved in acid, authorities said Monday. State prosecutors said criminals had confused them with members of a rival gang. The students — Javier Salomón Aceves Gastélum, Daniel Díaz and Marco Ávalo — were last seen on March 19 in the municipality of Tonala. According to Jalisco state prosecutors, their car broke down during the trip and they were later kidnapped by at least six people who tortured and killed them. “Subsequently their bodies were dissolved...
  • Miami students walk out to protest off-campus gun violence

    04/10/2018 11:11:46 AM PDT · by SoFloFreeper · 36 replies
    Hundreds of students have walked out of their Miami high school to protest gun violence after four current or former classmates were shot off campus. The students chanted "no justice, no peace" Tuesday and carried "enough is enough" signs outside Northwestern Senior High School.... No arrests have been made.
  • 2 men sentenced to probation for gang-rape of 13-year-old girl, triggering backlash

    04/10/2018 8:28:53 AM PDT · by Simon Green · 48 replies
    Fox News ^ | 04/09/18 | Nicole Darrah
    A family in Colorado is outraged after two men, who were accused of gang-raping a 13-year-old girl with their brothers and cousins, were only sentenced to probation. Tommy Williams, 20, and Clarence Williams, 19, were each sentenced on Tuesday to a minimum of 10 years of sex offender intensive supervised probation, with a maximum of life on probation, KKTV reported. The men are two of six suspects accused of sexually assaulting the young teen in December 2016 inside of the Stonebrook Terrace apartment complex in Colorado Springs. The victim's grandfather was shocked at the sentencing, telling the news station:...
  • 10 Alleged Sureńo Gang Members Indicted In Series Of Murders (San Fran)

    04/09/2018 12:13:40 PM PDT · by ProtectOurFreedom · 8 replies
    CBS SF Bay Area / Channel 5 KPIX ^ | 4/6/18 | Anon - Staff Reporter
    A federal grand jury has indicted 10 reputed members of a San Francisco Mission District gang for their alleged roles in several murders dating back more than a decade. The indictment was unsealed on Friday a day after the arrest of six suspects according to the U.S. Department of Justice. Three more suspects are already in federal prison. The arrests involved a multi-agency operation of about 200 law enforcement officers which included the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s (ICE) Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) and police from San Francisco, Richmond and Pacifica. According to the indictment, the 10 suspects belong to...
  • Northwestern Senior High Student Killed In Liberty City Shooting [Grandstanding Superintendent]

    04/09/2018 5:58:49 AM PDT · by SoFloFreeper · 8 replies
    CBS MIAMI ^ | 4/9/18
    A shooting in Liberty City left two dead and sent two others to the hospital. Miami Police responded to the scene off NW 63rd... .... Schools Superintendent Alberto Carvalho came to the scene to speak with police and console family members as well as assure the community they’re taking action....
  • Gang members admit to firebombing black families in Boyle Heights housing development

    04/06/2018 4:49:11 AM PDT · by ConservativeStatement · 17 replies
    Los Angeles Times ^ | April 5, 2018 | Joel Rubin
    Members of a Latino street gang have admitted to carrying out a racially motivated firebombing attack on black families in a Los Angeles housing project, prosecutors announced Thursday. Three men belonging to the Big Hazard gang will plead guilty to federal hate crimes stemming from the 2014 attack, according to written plea agreements. In exchange for the confessions, prosecutors for U.S. Atty. Nicola T. Hanna agreed to seek some leniency for the men when they are sentenced. Each faces more than 30 years in federal prison.
  • Donald Trump Proposes Guarding Southern Border with the Military

    04/03/2018 12:28:44 PM PDT · by safetysign · 55 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 04/03/2018 | Charlie Spiering
    President Donald Trump said he is currently having discussions in his administration to deploy military resources on the southern border.