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  • Perez: Democrats will ‘descend’ on Milwaukee for convention

    06/11/2020 12:29:10 AM PDT · by Libloather · 21 replies
    Fox 6 Now ^ | 6/10/20
    MILWAUKEE - Democrats will “descend” on Milwaukee for the national convention in August despite the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, Democratic National Committee Chairman Tom Perez said Wednesday. But Perez stopped short of predicting how many Democrats would be allowed, or willing, to attend. “We don’t know the answer today because we don’t know what the public health situation on the ground will be,” Perez said on a conference call with reporters. Perez promised to stage a “safe and effective convention where we will highlight Joe Biden and his running mate.” **SNIP** Biden and Democrats are in touch with public health experts...
  • Man who broke into Brewers' Miller Park attempted to write name on field with stolen tractor

    06/10/2020 3:39:03 AM PDT · by Libloather · 4 replies
    See BS Sports ^ | 6/09/20 | Matt Snyder, Shanna McCarriston
    A Milwaukee resident found a way into Miller Park, home of the Brewers, last week and attempted to write his name in cursive on the field with a stolen tractor, according to the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. The team released a statement saying an individual caused "minor damage" to the playing surface. The Milwaukee Journal Sentinel says the damages caused by Keyon A. Lambert were valued at $40,000. According to the criminal complaint, he told the police he attempted this stunt and took the tractor because he had never driven one. Grounds crew members were present when he got into the...
  • Retired Milwaukee police chief's 2014 viral video spreads online again amid George Floyd unrest (must see/read)

    06/04/2020 2:31:14 PM PDT · by knighthawk · 4 replies
    Fox News ^ | June 04 2020 | Frank Miles
    In wake of the death of George Floyd, a black man who pleaded for air as a white Minneapolis officer held a knee on his neck, a viral video from 2014 of Milwaukee’s former police chief Ed Flynn began to spread again around the web. The video, filmed by Milwaukee Journal Sentinel reporter Ashley Luthern, got thousands of likes and retweets including from Donald Trump Jr., son of President Trump, who retweeted it while stating "This is a must watch and RT. This is the difference between the truth and the narrative the media runs with. Why won’t the media...
  • Commentary: Antifa’s Most Important Enabler Is Its Legal Arm, the National Lawyers Guild

    06/02/2020 8:05:53 PM PDT · by MtnClimber · 17 replies
    The Tennessee Star ^ | 10 Mar, 2020 | Bradley Betters
    Antifa violence will feature prominently in the lead-up to this year’s election. The left-wing movement’s numbers skyrocketed following President Trump’s 2016 victory and campaign staffers for Bernie Sanders have already predicted serious street violence should Trump win again. Same goes for a Sanders primary loss. As another staffer recently predicted, this year’s Democratic National Convention in Milwaukee will be rife with attacks on police; enough, apparently, to make the infamous 1968 convention in Chicago “look like a f—ing Girl Scout f—ing cookout.” With the weight of the Democrat machine now transparently behind former Vice President Joe Biden (who was the...
  • 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.
  • State Rep.: Lack of protest enforcement was 'exercise in white privilege' (Wisconsin)

    04/26/2020 7:00:10 PM PDT · by Libloather · 31 replies
    WISN ^ | 4/26/20
    MILWAUKEE - State Rep. LaKeshia Myers says she received death threats after releasing a statement denouncing the lack of enforcement at a protest against Gov. Tony Evers' safer at home order extension. The protest at the State Capitol in Madison about 1,500 of opponents of the order extension. "The rally held at the Wisconsin State Capitol (Friday) by individuals protesting the governor’s ‘Safer at Home’ order was clearly an exercise in white privilege," Myers' statement said. "Even though a permit was denied and the capitol building was closed to the public, protesters openly defied the governor’s directive by gathering en...
  • Gov. Evers Suspends in-person Voting, Calls Special Session

    04/06/2020 11:24:20 AM PDT · by Obadiah · 41 replies
    NBC 15 ^ | NBC Staff
    Evers signed an Executive Order Monday afternoon to delay Tuesday's in-person voting due to COVID-19 concerns. The order also directs the Legislature to meet in Special Session on Tuesday to address the election date. If the Legislature does not enact legislation to change the new election date, in-person voting will occur on June 9.
  • Trump, Biden trade barbs over possible virtual Democratic convention

    04/06/2020 10:08:32 AM PDT · by conservative98 · 28 replies
    NBC ^ | April 6, 2020, 12:52 PM EDT | By Adam Edelman
    President Donald Trump and Democratic presidential front-runner Joe Biden traded shots Monday over the possibility that Democrats could hold a virtual convention this summer due to the coronavirus pandemic. [cut] Joe Biden wanted the date for the Democrat National Convention moved to a later time period. Now he wants a “Virtual” Convention, one where he doesn’t have to show up. Gee, I wonder why? Also, what ever happened to that phone call he told the Fake News he wanted to make to me?— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) April 6, 2020 -------- Mr. President, I hope we can gather in Milwaukee,...
  • Democratic National Convention postponed until August due to coronavirus pandemic

    MILWAUKEE -- The 2020 Democratic National Convention has officially been postponed until August due to the coronavirus pandemic, the Democratic Party announced Thursday. The convention was originally scheduled for July 13-17. It will now be held the week of August 17. “In our current climate of uncertainty, we believe the smartest approach is to take additional time to monitor how this situation unfolds so we can best position our party for a safe and successful convention," said Joe Solmonese, CEO of the Democratic National Convention Committee. "During this critical time, when the scope and scale of the pandemic and its...
  • Hmmm: Will Democrats Cancel Their Milwaukee Convention Over Coronavirus Concerns?

    03/14/2020 4:26:45 PM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 13 replies
    Hotair ^ | 03/14/2020 | Ed Morrissey
    Old and busted: It’ll be 1968 all over again! New hotness: It’ll be 1368 all over again! DNC officials began to raise questions about the wisdom of holding a political convention in July, the Washington Post reports, as Wisconsin’s governor declared a health emergency two days ago. Instead of putting thousands of people into a crowded public venue in Milwaukee, some party officials want “contingencies” explored for a virtual convention, perhaps even a mail-in system: Some Democratic Party officials this week began to express concern about plans to bring tens of thousands of people to Milwaukee for the July...
  • Gunman who killed 5 at Molson Coors had noose put on his locker in 2015 (which shooter never saw)

    03/05/2020 8:05:31 AM PST · by PghBaldy · 34 replies
    NBC "News" ^ | March 5 | David K. Li
    The gunman who killed five co-workers at the Molson Coors Brewery in Milwaukee last week came to work one day in 2015 to find out that a noose had been placed on his locker, the company disclosed Tuesday. Police have not said what might have sparked the rampage by 51-year-old electrician Anthony Ferrill on Feb. 26, who died of an apparent self-inflicted gunshot wound.
  • Coors Mass Shooter Doesn't Fit the Media Narrative - Is That Why You've Heard Nothing About Him?

    03/01/2020 11:11:35 AM PST · by rktman · 11 replies
    westernjournal.com ^ | 2/29/2020 | C. Douglas Golden
    So angry? Yes, of course. Conservative? Probably not, given that most individuals don’t marry spouses with differing political opinions. Male? Yes. White? No. There are other uncomfortable facts. Ferrill built his own guns, according to neighbors, using parts ordered out of catalogs. There’s no evidence those guns were used in the shootings, mind you — but the idea of someone being able to make their own guns undercuts, in a very small way, the gun control argument. The point is, this just didn’t tick enough boxes for the left, so it’s been quickly falling off the radar. This is how...
  • There’s a very good reason the media is silent about the Milwaukee mass shooting

    02/28/2020 6:04:19 AM PST · by artichokegrower · 56 replies
    American Thinker ^ | February 28, 2020 | Andrea Widburg
    On Wednesday, an angry ex-employee got a gun, put a silencer on it, went to the MillersCoors facility where he had once worked, and shot five people to death before shooting himself.
  • Milwaukee Mass Shooter is a Black Elizabeth Warren Supporter

    02/27/2020 9:21:34 PM PST · by bkopto · 48 replies
    Summit News ^ | 2/27/2020 | paul joseph watson
    The Milwaukee man who killed five co-workers at a beer company’s corporate office is a black Elizabeth Warren supporter, providing a clue as to why the mass shooting disappeared from the discussion so quickly. 51-year-old Anthony Ferrill showed up at the MillerCoors facility from where he had been fired earlier in the day wearing his uniform and carrying a silenced gun. He proceeded to gun down five colleagues before turning the weapon on himself. It subsequently emerged that Ferrill was an African-American Elizabeth Warren supporter (presuming that Ferrill shared the same political beliefs as his wife, who took a selfie...
  • 5 Milwaukee shooting victims identified, suspected gunman was 17-year electrician at brewery

    02/27/2020 3:51:02 PM PST · by rxsid · 47 replies
    foxnews.com ^ | 02.27.2020 | Louis Casiano
    5 Milwaukee shooting victims identified, suspected gunman was 17-year electrician at breweryMilwaukee authorities have identified the five victims who were killed by a co-worker during a shooting rampage at the Molson Coors Beverage Co. campus Wednesday, and they also identified the suspected gunman who died from a self-inflicted gunshot wound. The victims are Jesus Valle Jr., 33, of Milwaukee; Gennady Levshetz, 61, of Mequon; Trevor Wetselaar, 33, of Milwaukee; Dana Walk, 57, of Delafield, and 50-year-old Dale Hudson of Waukesha.…Milwaukee police identified the suspected shooter as Anthony N. Ferrill, 51, who worked for the brewing giant for 17 years as...
  • Anthony Ferrill: 5 Fast Facts You Need to Know (Another leftist terrorist.)

    02/27/2020 11:08:24 AM PST · by TexasGurl24 · 14 replies
    Heavy ^ | 2-27-2020 | Heavy
    Anthony Ferrill, identified as the gunman, worked at the MillerCoors brewery, and later at the Molson Coors brewery, for more than 20 years, as an electician. He was listed on an IBEW Local 494 Facebook page post in September 2018 as one of several employees being honored by the union for reaching a milestone at the brewery. He had worked there for 20 years at the time, according to the post. The union has not commented on the shooting. On her various social media pages, which have now been deleted, Ferrill’s wife posted photos of her family and expressing liberal...
  • Milwaukee mayor: Multiple people dead in shooting at Molson Coors’ (WI)

    02/26/2020 4:23:02 PM PST · by Diana in Wisconsin · 28 replies
    Channel 3000 ^ | February 26, 2020 | Stephen Cohn
    MILWAUKEE — Seven people, including the shooter, are dead in an attack Wednesday afternoon near Molson Coors’ Milwaukee campus, a report from the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel said. Milwaukee Mayor Tom Barrett confirmed the shooter is dead. The campus is located near 38th and State Streets in Milwaukee. Police are asking people to clear the area at this time. Molson Coors told the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel there was an active shooter on its campus and employees have been ordered to find a safe place to hide. Sources tell WTMJ News in Milwaukee there are multiple causalities. The Milwaukee County Medical Examiner’s...
  • AOC, Omar, Jayapal say DNC boss Tom Perez should be ‘held accountable’ for Iowa failure (still counting)

    02/08/2020 1:55:02 AM PST · by Libloather · 29 replies
    Fox News ^ | 2/08/20 | Dom Calicchio
    The drumbeat for Democratic National Committee boss Tom Perez to be “held accountable” for recent party failures appears to be getting louder. The latest Democrats to criticize Perez include U.S. Reps. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y.; Ilhan Omar, D-Minn.; and Pramila Jayapal, D-Wash., all backers of 2020 presidential candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt. Recent party setbacks have included the vote-count fiasco at Monday’s Iowa caucuses and Tuesday night’s disclosure that two officials on the host committee of the party’s upcoming national convention in Milwaukee had been fired over non-specified allegations that they oversaw a work environment where staff members were not being...
  • ANOTHER SCANDAL AT THE DNC

    02/07/2020 7:22:21 PM PST · by Hojczyk · 27 replies
    Powerline ^ | February 7,2020 | BY JOHN HINDERAKER
    Late Tuesday, the board for the Milwaukee 2020 Host Committee terminated President Liz Gilbert and her chief of staff, Adam Alonso. The move comes just one day after the board suspended the pair and launched an investigation into “toxic workplace” allegations. Alonso and Gilbert had previously come under criticism for continuing to do work for New Jersey Democrats while leading the host committee full time. The New Jersey Democratic Party connection does not inspire a lot of confidence. In interviews, the two experienced political hands described the host committee as having a toxic culture rife with power struggles, backbiting and...
  • A Milwaukee teacher has been put on leave after tweeting that Rush Limbaugh's cancer is 'awesome'

    02/06/2020 2:42:24 PM PST · by yesthatjallen · 58 replies
    Milwaukee Journal Sentinel ^ | 02 06 2020 | Annysa Johnson
    A Milwaukee Public Schools teacher was placed on leave Wednesday for tweeting that he hopes conservative talk show pundit Rush Limbaugh dies a painful death from cancer. Travis Sarandos, who teaches English at Milwaukee High School of the Arts, has since deleted his Twitter account, @travis_MKE. Replying to a different tweet expressing hope that Limbaugh would recover and begin advocating for affordable health care, Sarandos wrote: "limbaugh absolutely should have to suffer from cancer. it's awesome that he's dying, and hopefully it is as quick as it is painful." It drew a small firestorm after conservative radio host Mark Belling...