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  • Video: Antifa And BLM Surrounded A Car And Were Ready To Attack As The Police Stayed Away – The Driver Pulled Out His Gun And Teach Them A Lesson

    07/09/2020 7:22:08 AM PDT · by USA Conservative · 41 replies
    Conservative US ^ | 07.09.2020 | Alex Hall
    Protesters can often be heard chanting, “Stay together, stay tight! We do this every night” in the streets of downtown Portland. The second half of the slogan is especially fitting as the riots continued for the 41st consecutive night Wednesday in downtown Portland. Terry Schrunk Plaza was the scene of a loose gathering of about 100 people Terry Schrunk Plaza on Wednesday evening. A group of federal police officers ran through the area at about 9:30 p.m. and some protesters claimed the officers used pepper spray. Others said the officers were responding to someone using a laser. The scene quickly...
  • Video: The Police Are Seeking The Public’s Help In Identifying The BLM Rioters Who Attacked A Person With Cerebral Palsy

    07/09/2020 4:41:35 AM PDT · by USA Conservative · 8 replies
    Red State Nation ^ | 07.09.2020 | Ray Pearson
    The Columbus Division of Police is asking for the public’s help in identifying a group of people accused of surrounding and attacking a vehicle during protests and riots on May 31. On the evening of May 31, Eldon Hawkins unwittingly drove his burgundy 2010 Buick LaCrosse into the heart of a protest at Broad and High streets and unleashed a furious response. Hawkins, 58, who has cerebral palsy, was left shaken by the experience and he said his car had more than $8,000 damage. Video shared by Columbus Police shows the group engaging in violent behavior directed at the victim,...
  • Freepers: Need Signatures in Police Officer Wrongful Termination Petition (Protect those in BLUE!)

    07/08/2020 8:30:05 AM PDT · by SilvieWaldorfMD · 7 replies ^ | "Stand Up For Skippy"
    Robert "Skippy" Carroll was terminated from his employment. He was fired for a Facebook post- Union Protected speech when he was acting in his role as FOP Vice President- letting his members know about a local business hating on 2 young police officers who were killed. This was days after the 2020 riots began in early June when progressive activism was frenzied and buildings were burning. Activists caught wind of Vice President Carroll defending murdered police officers and dubbed him racist, threatening and any other buzz word they use for views that differ from theirs. The weak Media Borough Council...
  • Primary blog: Two hot races in South Jersey, Delaware votes on presidential race

    07/07/2020 3:51:40 AM PDT · by Libloather · 17 replies
    WHYY ^ | 7/07/20 | P. Kenneth Burns
    Polls are now open in New Jersey and Delaware, where voters are largely expected to vote by mail because of the COVID-19 pandemic. In New Jersey, the nearly all-mail primary is emerging as a test of the state’s ability to deliver a drama-free election in the face of critical tweets from President Donald Trump and state Republicans seeking federal election monitors. The COVID-19 outbreak has forced lawmakers and state officials to prepare state and county election organizations for a surge in remote voting and it also delayed the usual June primary by a month. While the deadline has passed for...
  • The First Amendment and the Challenge of Bias

    07/05/2020 6:49:06 PM PDT · by jfd1776 · 3 replies
    Illinois Review ^ | July 4, 2020 A.D. | John F. Di Leo
    A July 2 article began as follows: “A 25-year-old Arlington Heights man is accused of aggravated kidnapping and sexual abuse, among other charges, according to the Arlington Heights Police Department.” In journalism, the leading paragraph is known as the “lede” - with its own distinctive spelling, perhaps to signify how important it is to the process of newswriting. The rule is that it summarizes the most important elements of the article, because, as writers hate to admit but know all too well, not all readers will read the whole thing. The Pyramid Style In journalism class, we are taught the...
  • Considering Relocation to Billings, Montana (Vanity)

    07/03/2020 4:44:28 PM PDT · by Freedom56v2 · 73 replies
    Free Republic ^ | 07.03.20 | Freedom56v2
    One of my children is considering a move to Billings to take advantage of a good career opportunity. However, no one in our family or circle of friends has been there. So I would really appreciate any input Freepers familiar with the area can provide! Thanks much :) *We have lived in Fargo and one of the kids lived in Grand Forks, North Dakota--may be some similarities for comparison....
  • Cop Hater Slaps Police Horse Then GETS MAJOR PAYBACK From Horse (Video)

    07/02/2020 8:33:24 AM PDT · by USA Conservative · 31 replies
    Right Journalism ^ | 11.17.2017 | Michelle M.
    For most critical thinking individuals, common sense usually dictates staying clear of bigger objects that could pose a threat, especially within the animal kingdom. However for the “blissfully young and ignorant”, that innate and inborn instinct at times needs a little reinforcement, and no doubt getting kicked by a police horse hopefully did the trick. The incident took place during the Queen’s University homecoming in Kingston, Ontario, when a young blond woman ran up behind a police horse mounted by police officer and smacked the horse on its rear, and of course the horse immediately responded as it was trained...
  • What did the Pilgrims think of thunder and lightning?

    07/01/2020 5:14:28 PM PDT · by SamAdams76 · 50 replies
    Granted, they got here in November, close to winter. But when spring and summer came, they must have experienced some New England thunderstorms. What did they think of that?
  • Call In Sanitation – First Look At The CHOP Zone Since Seattle Police Cleared It Out This Morning (Video)

    07/01/2020 8:55:22 AM PDT · by USA Conservative · 56 replies
    Red State Nation ^ | 07.01.2020 | Sarah Hall
    It finally happened. Seattle Mayor Jenny Derpkan has ordered police to clear out CHAZ/CHOP. All it took was for the protesters to show up at her house and inconvenience her life for action to be taken. Not so much the lives and inconvenience of the plebeians Mayor Derpkan lords over. Or, like, the multiple homicides. But I guess better late than never. The summer of love is no more. Seattle police have retaken the East Precinct after clearing out the protest area known as the Capitol Hill Organized Protest, or CHOP, making more than a dozen arrests after Mayor Jenny...
  • Zoomed In And Slowed Down Video Shows The Antifa Terrorist Who Shot A Driver In Utah As He Tries To Flee The Rioters

    06/30/2020 4:08:19 PM PDT · by USA Conservative · 46 replies
    Right Journalism ^ | 06.30.2020 | Natalie Dagenhardt
    Provo police are searching for a man who shot the driver of an SUV that sped through a crowd of protesters Monday night. The man, drove himself to Utah Valley Hospital, according to police. A group protesting police brutality had gathered at the intersection of University Avenue and Center Street on Monday evening. The victim, a 60-year-old Provo resident, remained hospitalized Tuesday but was “stable,” according to police. The man was not part of the protest or counter-protest that had been going on, but was just driving in the area, said Provo Police Sgt. Nisha King. The victim was driving...
  • Video: BLM Protesters Pull Out AK47 Rifle, Curse and Scream At Local Reporter During The Riots At The Home Of St. Louis Mayor – Hardly Any Media Coverage

    06/30/2020 8:46:12 AM PDT · by USA Conservative · 20 replies
    Red State Nation ^ | 06.30.2020 | Ray Pearson
    Two white males among the more than 500 protesters threatened the couple, The McCloskeys lawyer said. The McCloskeys responded by calling the police, going into their restored mansion, getting their firearms, and protecting themselves along with their property, Watkins said. Mark McCloskey also confirmed that the BLM protesters were armed: “Somebody forced the gate, and I stood up and announced that this is private property. Go back. I can’t remember in detail anymore. I went inside, I got a rifle. And when they … because as soon as I said this is private property, those words enraged the crowd,” he...
  • Video: Oklahoma Judge Charges Protesters with Terrorism, Rioting and Assault – “This is Not Seattle”

    06/28/2020 10:20:16 AM PDT · by USA Conservative · 39 replies
    Red State Nation ^ | 06.28.2020 | Sarah Hall
    The news that District Attorney David Prater is pursuing politically based charges of terrorism, incitement to riot, and assault dropped late Friday night. Word quickly spread of the excessive charges Oklahoma County District Attorney David Prater told the rioters, “This is not Seattle. We’re not putting up with this lawlessness here.” The Oklahoman reported: Protesters blamed for the violence that broke out in Oklahoma City the last weekend in May were charged Friday with terrorism, rioting and assault. If convicted of the felony offenses, they could be sentenced to years in prison. Oklahoma County District Attorney David Prater made the...
  • More Proof Vote By Mail Is A Scam - Camera Catches USPS Worker Throw Away GOP Campaign Ads

    06/27/2020 8:04:31 AM PDT · by USA Conservative · 43 replies
    Red State Nation ^ | 06.27.2020 | Ray Pearson
    Fort Bend County Sheriff Troy Nehls says an unidentified postal worker threw away a bundle of his campaign mailers fliers Friday. He tweeted yesterday: A US Postal worker was just caught on video throwing a stack of my campaign mailers in a dumpster. Some patriots nearby heard a noise when she tossed them in & went to investigate. They found a stack of them and called me. No wonder people are skeptical of mail in voting. Sheriff Troy Nehls is a republican candidate running for Texas’ 22nd Congressional District. He said the postal worker was caught on video throwing a...
  • Video: “No Justice, No Booty!” – Portland Strippers Demand “Equitable Scheduling” Of Non-White Strippers

    06/27/2020 4:55:01 AM PDT · by USA Conservative · 31 replies
    Right Journalism ^ | 06.27.2020 | Alex D.
    Since when was one of the world’s oldest professions exclusive? It serves only one master and that’s money. Those who possess it and those who can command it have always been welcome. Meritocracy is nowhere more evident than workers in strip clubs. But now it seems we have “woke” strippers too. Strippers in Portland took to the streets to demand strip clubs provide cultural sensitivity & diversity training for staff. They also demand “equitable scheduling” for non-white strippers. “No justice, no booty!” was one of the rallying cries during a PDX Stripper Strike protest on Wednesday afternoon. About 100 people...
  • Coronavirus Response is not Compassionate

    06/26/2020 5:44:04 AM PDT · by The Houston Courant · 2 replies
    The Houston Courant ^ | June 23, 2020 | J. Mathis
    We were told by government officials that the lockdown was necessary to protect our vulnerable populations and to prevent overwhelming hospitals. As compassionate Americans, we listened. We destroyed our economy and our livelihoods. We left millions of individuals unsure of how they would pay their bills or put food on their tables. We temporarily and permanently shuttered businesses—both corporate and locally owned and loved. We suspended significant learning opportunities for our children and young adults. We did all of this because as Americans we recognize that each life has value. But did those officials keep faith with us? While we...
  • Video: Antifa Terrorists In Portland Attack The North Precinct And Try To Establish An Autonomous Zone – Police Standing Around Watching Them

    06/26/2020 5:30:39 AM PDT · by USA Conservative · 13 replies
    Right Journalism ^ | 06.26.2020 | Natalie Dagenhardt
    Portlanders protested in city streets and parks Thursday on the one-month anniversary of George Floyd’s death, which gave rise to a global movement calling for police reforms to protect Black people. Hundreds of people in Portland have protested every night since late May in solidarity with others around the world. Floyd died May 25 in Minneapolis after a white police officer knelt on Floyd’s neck and did not stop as Floyd pleaded for air and ultimately went unconscious. But there is a difference between protesters and terrorists. Antifa rioters have brought barricades & stolen property to build walls outside Portland...
  • Blanket Statue Removal is Not Progress

    06/25/2020 6:36:40 AM PDT · by The Houston Courant · 10 replies
    The Houston Courant ^ | June 22, 2020 | T. Corder
    The nation is confused and upset and isn't sure how to respond to the horrific death of George Floyd and similar events happening across the country. One response from several progressives, ranging from national figures like Nancy Pelosi to local petitioners at Texas A&M's campus, is to get rid of statues that might make some uncomfortable. The common thread binding these complaints together, as stated in several petitions, is the statues are racist, representing neo-Nazism and white supremacy. They argue the sculptures present a roadblock to a "more inclusive future." In the spirit of the movement, on June 9th, pro-petitioners...
  • Transsexuals Who Do Not Disclose Their Birth Gender Should Be Prosecuted! Agree Or Disagree?

    06/24/2020 8:14:47 PM PDT · by Morgana · 38 replies
    Random Randomness w/ Tommy Sotomayor ^ | June 24, 2020 | Tommy Sotomayor
    Transsexuals Who Do Not Disclose Their Birth Gender Should Be Prosecuted! Agree Or Disagree? Tommy is debating this live at the time of this posting.
  • Orlando Perez Snapped When He Found Out His Girlfriend Was Born A MALE! #FreeOrlandoPerez

    06/24/2020 7:53:55 PM PDT · by Morgana · 52 replies
    Tommy Sotomayor News Raw ^ | June 24, 2020 | Tommy Sotomayor
    Orlando Perez Snapped When He Found Out His Girlfriend Was Born A MALE! #FreeOrlandoPerez
  • Video: Homeless Man Literally Set On Fire Last Night On The Streets In Brooklyn By A Black Male – Hardly Any Media Coverage

    06/23/2020 6:10:08 AM PDT · by USA Conservative · 16 replies
    Red State Nation ^ | 06.23.2020 | Sarah Hall
    There has been a dramatic spike in illegal fireworks. The number of 911 calls is 10 times higher than last year. On Monday night, in a span of just about an hour Chopper 2 spotted fireworks being set off from multiple locations in the five boroughs. Police were called to the scene in NYC’s Harlem around 4 am on Monday. The report came from near 62 Lenox Ave (Malcolm X Boulevard) and West 113th Street, the 28th Precinct said in a statement. EMS responded to the scene and the 66-year-old victim was taken to St. Luke’s Hospital. He suffered minor...