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  • VANITY RE: The Fireworks Agenda Revealed

    06/22/2020 4:44:52 PM PDT · by Enlightened1 · 70 replies
    Unless you have been living on different planet, you should be fully aware that America is currently under attack. You have probably also read or overheard many reports of illegal fireworks and explosions that are currently taking place throughout many different US cities. If you do a google search for "fireworks complaints" you will find countless articles posted just in the last week or so. Most of these news reports are local, since local news is far more likely to have boots on the ground and residents reporting an accurate assessment as to what is actually going on. However, national...
  • New law allows Virginia localities to remove Confederate statues and monuments

    04/13/2020 4:00:55 PM PDT · by ml/nj · 27 replies
    Cavalier Daily (Univerity of Virginia) ^ | APr 13,2020 | Zach Rosenthal
    Gov. Ralph Northam, D-Va., signed a bill Saturday allowing individual localities to remove, relocate or contextualize Confederate statues and monuments within their communities. Localities can begin using these powers starting July 1. In 2016, first-year College student Zyahna Bryant — then a student at Charlottesville High School — petitioned Charlottesville City Council to remove the statue of Confederate General Robert E. Lee and to rename Lee Park in Downtown Charlottesville. The following year, Charlottesville City Council voted to remove two statues — one of Robert E. Lee and one of Thomas “Stonewall” Jackson — both Confederate generals. The decision was...
  • Crowley Police use "Purge Siren" to signal curfew for city, says it won't happen again

    04/04/2020 10:22:36 AM PDT · by Old Yeller · 18 replies
    KATC ^ | 04/03/20 | KATC news
    In an effort to alert residents to the parish-wide curfew in Acadia Parish, Crowley Police rode around town broadcasting an alarm signal at 9:00 last night, but it's not what anyone expected. In a video provided to KATC, the audible alarm from Crowley Police is actually the alarm sound from the successful film franchise "The Purge". The implementation of the siren, which Crowley Police told residents would be different than regular police sirens, is to enforce the 9:00 p.m. to 6:00 a.m. curfew. When residents hear this sound, Crowley Police say it is for their citizens to be notified that...
  • Charlottesville won’t be celebrating Jefferson’s birthday

    03/02/2020 7:17:31 PM PST · by Altura Ct. · 73 replies
    NBC29.com ^ | 3/2/20
    The city of Charlottesville, Virginia, will not honor the birthday of Thomas Jefferson this spring for the first time since World War II. The Washington Post reports that the city will instead celebrate the demise of slavery this coming Tuesday. The holiday is known as Liberation and Freedom Day. It will commemorate when Union troops arrived in the city in March 1865 and freed enslaved people. The change is the latest example of this southern city reckoning with its history. It began when the city tried to remove its Confederate monuments. That inspired white supremacists to stage the deadly 2017...
  • James Clapper: Trump’s ‘Purge’ Reminds Me of North Korea

    02/25/2020 6:38:29 AM PST · by ChicagoConservative27 · 65 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 02/24/2020 | Joshua Caplan
    Appearing Monday on CNN, former National Intelligence Director James Clapper said President Donald Trump’s desire to have administration officials who are on board with his policies reminds him of North Korea.
  • Lee-Jackson Day Predicted to Be Removed From Va. After Passing House

    02/07/2020 10:11:21 AM PST · by nickcarraway · 76 replies
    A bill to scrap Lee-Jackson Day as a holiday in Virginia has now passed both the House and Senate. Lee-Jackson Day, established over 100 years ago, is observed annually on the Friday preceding the third Monday in January. It honors Confederate generals Robert E. Lee and Thomas “Stonewall” Jackson, both native Virginians. Critics of the Lee-Jackson holiday view it as a celebration of the state's slave-holding history that’s offensive to African Americans. Many cities and counties have opted not to observe it. The bill passed the Senate last month with a vote of 22-18. The bill then passed the House...
  • Virginia governor seeking to remove Robert E. Lee statue from US Capitol

    01/02/2020 2:07:52 PM PST · by Perseverando · 74 replies
    The Hill ^ | January 02, 2020 | Marian Pitofsky
    Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam (D) filed a request for a bill that would replace Virginia’s statue of Confederate General Robert E. Lee in the United States Capitol building. The governor filed a drafting request for legislation that would outline a process to remove the statue on Monday, Dec. 23, in addition to choosing a replacement for the confederate leader, Northam spokeswoman Alena Yarmosky confirmed to The Associated Press. The state has two statues in the National Sanctuary Hall Collection in the Capitol. The filing came after two Virginia Democratic lawmakers, Reps. Jennifer Wexton and A. Donald McEachin, both requested that...
  • Network CUTS Trump Cameo from ‘Home Alone 2’ in Christmas Eve Broadcast

    12/26/2019 9:21:52 AM PST · by montag813 · 47 replies
    24News ^ | 12-26.2019 | Joe Callen
    by Joe Callen Trump Derangement Syndrome just hit Christmas! Canadian Broadcasting Corporation has removed a cameo scene featuring an appearance from Donald Trump in its broadcast of the film Home Alone 2: Lost in New York. A 10-second cameo scene in Home Alone 2: Lost in New York — which shows Donald Trump giving Kevin McCallister (played by Macaulay Culkin) directions to the hotel lobby — has been removed by Canadian Broadcaster Corporation (CBC). “Excuse me, where’s the lobby?” asks the Home Alone 2 character Kevin McCallister in the film. “Down the hall and to the left,” responds Donald Trump. Watch the cameo scene below:
  • Army football removes motto from spirit flag

    12/08/2019 1:11:42 PM PST · by bgill · 29 replies
    ktar ^ | Dec. 7, 2019 | AP
    The United States Military Academy at West Point removed a motto from a spirit flag used by the school’s football team because of its connection to hate groups. The letters GFBD, which stand for “God Forgives, Brothers Don’t,” were emblazoned on a skull and crossbones flag the academy says had been used since the mid-1990s to emphasize teamwork, loyalty and toughness. The four-letter slogan has been used by white supremacists, according to the Anti-Defamation League. Academy officials said an ESPN reporter first questioned the motto.
  • The Sad, Sad State Of Virginia

    11/11/2019 3:56:57 AM PST · by Kaslin · 58 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | November 11, 2019 | Scott Morefield
    Ever since its citizens liked Ike in ‘52 (other than one brief hiccup in 1964 when Johnson trounced Goldwater almost everywhere), the Commonwealth of Virginia had voted reliably Republican, until 2008. That year, in a wave election, Democrat Barack Obama won several states Republicans typically win, like Florida, North Carolina and Arizona. One could have been forgiven, then, for thinking Virginia would come back to the fold after the hipness wore off and the cold, hard reality of quasi-socialist governance became all-too-real. After all, this is Old Dominion we’re talking about, the land of Monticello and Williamsburg, of Washington, Jefferson,...
  • 2 arrested at Confederate monument protest in North Carolina

    10/26/2019 9:48:17 PM PDT · by The_Media_never_lie · 82 replies
    AP ^ | Oct. 26, 2019 | AP
    PITTSBORO, N.C. (AP) — Police in North Carolina say they've arrested two people after a "physical altercation" at a protest over a Confederate statue slated to be removed. The Chatham County Sheriff's Office said Saturday it arrested Calvin James Megginson and Timothy James Osborn on charges related to the altercation. Both were released and are due in court next month. A pro-Confederate group is trying to stop removal of the statue, which has been stationed outside the county courthouse in Pittsboro since 1907.which has been stationed outside the county courthouse in Pittsboro since 1907.
  • Prince George's County, MD eliminates Columbus Day

    10/10/2019 10:50:46 AM PDT · by GuavaCheesePuff · 51 replies
    Fox 5 DC ^ | October 10, 2019 | Fox 5 DC
    PRINCE GEORGE’S COUNTY, Md. - Prince George’s County Council is replacing Columbus Day with Native American Day beginning in 2020. The council noted that Oct. 14, 2019 will be the county’s final official Columbus Day. The bill arrives on the heels of a similar measure passed by the D.C. Council, which voted Tuesday to rename the day traditionally reserved for Columbus Day as Indigenous Peoples Day.
  • U.S. Supreme Court won't hear Confederate monument case

    10/08/2019 3:05:20 AM PDT · by Synthesist · 72 replies
    KTBS.com ^ | 7OCT2019 | VICKIE WELBORN
    SHREVEPORT, La. -- The U.S. Supreme Court will not hear an appeal by the United Daughters of the Confederacy in their fight to keep the Confederate monument on the Caddo Parish Courthouse grounds. Said spokeswoman Jackie Nichols: "Our petition was denied today by the Supreme Court. Although we are disappointed by this news, we are not dissuaded in our fight to protect our monument. We fight on!" The denial of the writ upholds the previous decision of the 5th Circuit Court of Appeals, which affirmed the trial court’s ruling in favor of the Parish, dismissing the lawsuit. “The parish is...
  • [Cath Cauc] John Paul II Institute. The Revolt of the Professors Has a Leader, Ratzinger

    08/19/2019 8:48:27 AM PDT · by ebb tide · 7 replies
    L'Espresso ^ | August 18, 2019 | Sandro Magister
    [Catholic Caucus] John Paul II Institute. The Revolt of the Professors Has a Leader, Ratzinger By now it is evident. The point of no return was marked on August 1 by the meeting between Benedict XVI and Livio Melina, made pblic four days later by Catholic News Agency and ACI Stampa, complete with an official photo and with these words calibrated one by one at the residence of the pope emeritus:“[Benedict XVI] wanted to receive Prof. Mons. Livio Melina at a private audience. After a long discussion of the recent events at the Pontifical Institute John Paul II, he granted...
  • Alarm over voter purges as 17m Americans removed from rolls in two years

    08/01/2019 3:20:39 PM PDT · by ransomnote · 30 replies
    theguardian.com ^ | no byline
    Alarm over voter purges as 17m Americans removed from rolls in two years  Areas with discriminatory history purging at higher rates Brennan Center report finds millions ‘wrongfully purged’ US election jurisdictions with histories of egregious voter discrimination have been purging voter rolls at a rate 40% beyond the national average, according to a watchdog report released Thursday.  At least 17 million voters were purged nationwide between 2016 and 2018, according to a study by the Brennan Center for Justice. The number was basically unchanged from the previous two-year period.  While the rate of voter purges elsewhere has declined slowly, jurisdictions released from...
  • [Cath Caucus] John Paul Institute 2.0 and the systematic purge of the last remaining “Wojtylians”

    07/29/2019 4:58:30 PM PDT · by ebb tide · 31 replies
    Fr. Z's Blog ^ | July 29, 2019 | Fr. John Zuhlsdorf
    [Catholic Caucus] John Paul Institute 2.0 and the systematic purge of the last remaining “Wojtylians” When I was in the Theology section at the Pontifical Lateran University, I would see at the end one of the hallways the doors leading into the John Paul II Institute for Marriage and the Family, founded at the sainted Pope’s behest after Familiaris consortio by the eventual Cardinal (and one of the four Dubia brothers) Carlo Caffarra.  It was a great institution which activated John Paul’s teachings.Francis renamed the place and gave it a new mission in 2017.  Then he appointed new personnel to carry out...
  • Judge dismisses lawsuit seeking removal of Norfolk's Confederate monument

    07/23/2019 12:02:37 PM PDT · by csvset · 20 replies
    Pilot ^ | 23 July 2019 | Ryan Murphy
    NORFOLK A Circuit Court judge has dismissed a lawsuit by activists that attempted to force the city to move its 112-year-old Confederate monument. In an 11-page order entered Tuesday, Chief Judge Mary Jane Hall said the plaintiffs failed to prove that their constitutional rights were being violated by the continued placement of the Confederate monument. The suit was filed in late March by Roy Perry-Bey, from Newport News, and Ronald Green, who lives in Norfolk. The men represented themselves. They argued that the display of the monument endorsed ideas such as secession, slavery, racial segregation, white supremacy and violence and...
  • A Celebrity School Purges a Conservative Teacher for Praising Western Civ. and Betrays Its Values

    07/22/2019 8:30:30 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 19 replies
    Frontpage Mag ^ | 07/22/2019 | Daniel Greenfield
    Daniel Greenfield, a Shillman Journalism Fellow at the Freedom Center, is an investigative journalist and writer focusing on the radical Left and Islamic terrorism. On the 5th of May, the American Freedom Alliance convened a conference on leftist radicalism. Before David Horowitz stepped up to the podium to discuss the threat of leftist extremism, Dr. Karen Siegemund, the president of the AFA, welcomed the attendees by speaking to our common values. “Each of us here believes in the unparalleled force for good that is Western Civilization, that is our heritage, whether we were born here or not,” she said....
  • Trump right again: Charlottesville VA votes to end observation of Jefferson's birthday

    07/02/2019 1:08:08 PM PDT · by SleeperCatcher · 41 replies
    The National Sentinel ^ | 7/2/19 | Jon Dougherty
    A year ago, according to James S. Robbins, a Pentagon official during George W. Bush’s administration and author of the book “Erasing America,” quoted POTUS Donald Trump opining that the American Left would never be satisfied with simply pulling down Confederate monuments. No, the president said in 2017, Leftists would eventually adopt overt efforts to actually memory hole our founders, our traditions and our culture. “Is it George Washington next week” he said, “and is it Thomas Jefferson the week after? You know, you really do have to ask yourself, where does it stop?” Noted Robbins: “Liberal historians tut-tutted at...
  • Discussions over potential Killingly High School mascot change still ongoing

    06/27/2019 8:27:25 AM PDT · by Puppage · 26 replies
    WTNH.COM ^ | 06/27/2019 | Hector Ramirez II
    KILLINGLY, Conn. (WTNH) The future of Killingly High School‘s nickname is still unclear as of Thursday morning. During a meeting on Wednesday, the school board decided to table the vote on whether to change it. For more than 80 years, students there have been called the “Redmen.” Their mascot is a chief wearing feathers, but now that could come to an end as some are calling it racist. “It’s more of a pride and honor thing. We respect what we wear. I wouldn’t wear something I don’t respect!” Killingly is not the first local town to take this up. Manchester...