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  • CIA fuels Hong Kong riots – report

    08/19/2019 7:03:35 PM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 21 replies
    A Central Intelligence Agency (CIA)-backed American foundation has been colluding with the heads of the recent Hong Kong riots with financial and strategic support, actions that Chinese experts said show the US’ intention of “Americanization” which is endangering Hong Kong. Sentaku, a Japanese monthly magazine, revealed in August how the foreign forces represented by the US, manipulate the Hong Kong chaos. The magazine said that Hong Kong extremists received significant funding from the National Endowment for Democracy (NED), which it called “a CIA soft-power cutout that has played a critical role in innumerable US regime-change operations.” Under the Reagan administration...
  • I Know From Experience This Urban Agenda Would Lift Baltimore and Other Cities

    08/06/2019 10:23:21 AM PDT · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 10 replies
    The Daily Signal ^ | August 5, 2019 | Kay Coles James
    You may not like the messenger, but embedded in the recent political dust-up about the crime, poverty, and despair in Baltimore were some undeniable truths. If nothing else comes out of this latest debate, the bright light is now shining on a very inconvenient reality: Liberal policies have failed the people of Baltimore and inner cities everywhere. As the daughter of a former welfare recipient who spent my early years growing up in government housing, I know the truth of that statement more than most. For decades, politicians have repeatedly promised urban communities good jobs, good schools, and safe neighborhoods....
  • I Will Be Joining the Moscow Protests Today. Here's Why

    08/03/2019 8:16:02 AM PDT · by CondoleezzaProtege · 22 replies
    Moscow Times ^ | August 3, 2019 | Sergey Radchenko
    An unauthorized protest is taking place in Moscow today. “Unauthorized” means that those participating will risk arrest and possibly time in jail. More than 1300 protesters were detained a week ago, during another unauthorized rally. Scores were brutally beaten by the riot police. The authorities have signaled their intention to crack down hard in the hope of deterring citizens from turning up at today’s protest. Let me explain my reasons for going. This is a protest against the government’s decision to prevent independent candidates from running in the local elections. But the elections are not really the issue. When putting...
  • Russia protests: Scores arrested during unauthorised demonstration (week 3)

    08/03/2019 8:09:48 AM PDT · by CondoleezzaProtege · 7 replies
    BBC ^ | Aug 3, 2019
    Russian opposition leader Lyubov Sobol is among more than 300 people detained over an unauthorised protest in Moscow. What are the protests about? Authorities detained more than 1,000 demonstrators last weekend during a demonstration, one of the biggest crackdowns in years. Election authorities have barred opposition candidates from taking part in Moscow city authority elections planned for 8 September. Officials said many of the signatures required for their candidacy applications were invalid. But protesters say they were excluded for political reasons. What's been happening in Moscow? Authorities have launched an investigation into the protests. On Friday, they detained a number...
  • Shops shut, traffic blocked as protests again roil Hong Kong

    08/03/2019 8:02:22 AM PDT · by CondoleezzaProtege · 9 replies
    Reuters ^ | August 2, 2019 | James Pomfret, Donny Kwok
    - Hong Kong police fired tear gas on Saturday night in confrontations with black-clad activists in the city’s Kowloon area, as the Chinese-controlled territory was again rocked by anti-government protests. In the Nathan Road area, normally packed with shoppers on a Saturday, shutters were down on most street-facing shops, including 7-11 convenience stores, jewelry chain Chow Tai Fook and watch brands Rolex and Tudor. The main entrance to the landmark Peninsula Hotel was closed. Many of Saturday’s demonstrators wore yellow or white hard hats, and the crowds chanted “age of revolution!” and “Hong Kongers, add oil!” - a popular exhortation...
  • Ocasio-Cortez Suggests Palestinians ‘Have No Choice But to Riot’ Against Israel

    07/30/2019 4:16:16 PM PDT · by detective · 53 replies
    Washington Free Beacon ^ | July 30, 2019 | David Rutz
    Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D., N.Y.) agreed with a radio host's description of Israel's treatment of Palestinians as "criminal" during an interview Tuesday and suggested Palestinians had no recourse but violence. On his hip-hop program "Ebro in the Morning," interviewer Ebro Darden said there was a collection of "corrupt" governments in Israel, the United States, Russia, and Saudi Arabia, "all working in concert," and referred to White House policy adviser Stephen Miller as a white supremacist. "How do you have white supremacist Jews?" he asked. "How do you have people like Stephen Miller? How do you have these individuals who are...
  • Antifa Is Dangerous and It’s Time for the Feds to Step In

    07/08/2019 8:52:29 PM PDT · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 34 replies
    The Daily Signal ^ | July 8, 2019 | Hans von Spakovsky and Greg Walsh
    Enough is enough. The U.S. Justice Department needs to immediately open a criminal civil rights investigation of Antifa, an affiliation of radical activists and left-wing groups whose name, ironically enough, is short for “anti-fascists.” Its attack on journalist Andy Ngo was beyond the pale. Federal law enforcement has an obligation to stop any extremist organization that is apparently organizing and precipitating violent attacks, especially if state and local authorities seem reluctant to take action against what has all the makings of a domestic terrorist organization. We cannot have any confidence that the political leadership of the city of Portland will...
  • A dirty, dangerous border situation with illegals threatening riots

    07/02/2019 7:33:14 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 16 replies
    American Thinker ^ | 07/02/2019 | Monica Showalter
    Democrats have gone a long way to create chaos at the border. They've denied necessary funds for law enforcement to pay for humane conditions in detention camps during a border surge. They've nullifed any meaning to border law. It's all a politically cynical bid to Blame Trump. Thus far, the issue has been viewed and reported as a public relations issue for President Trump, with reports of children brought to the U.S. illegally now in detention without soap or toothbrushes. The media and the Democrats have been dining out on it, calling Trump a heel. There's more than that, of course. There are the...
  • Stonewall Riots: A Gay Protest Against Mafia Bars

    06/08/2010 6:54:46 AM PDT · by AtlasStalled · 7 replies · 46+ views
    Friends of Ours ^ | 06/07/10 | Friends of Ours
    On the Friday night of June 27, 1969 the NYPD raided the Stonewall Inn, a gay bar on Christopher Street in Greenwich Village, and a firestorm of protest erupted that continued over the next several nights. The Stonewall riots are considered the birth of the modern gay rights movement, and over the following decades often has been characterized as a protest against police harassment. However, in actuality, the Stonewall Inn was raided pursuant to an investigation against its reputed mob owners, and the ensuing rage on the streets by its gay patrons was directed as much against the wise guys...
  • Temple Mount riots resume

    06/02/2019 1:33:22 PM PDT · by Eleutheria5 · 59 replies
    Arutz Sheva ^ | 2/6/19
    The riots on the Temple Mount resumed over the last hour when hundreds of Muslims began throwing stones, shoes, and chairs at the police stationed on the Mount Following the attack, the police began to disperse the rioters, while the police used crowd dispersal measures. The rioters were pushed away. .....
  • Chinese Indonesians in Jakarta fear attacks on the community, as anti-China hoaxes spread

    05/22/2019 12:34:07 PM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 15 replies
    South China Morning Post ^ | 05/22/2019 | Amy Chew , Andre Barahamin
    As violent protests broke out in the Indonesian capital early on Wednesday, resulting in the deaths of several people, messages started circulating on social media that the deceased were shot by “police from China”. The message was followed by photos of light-skinned masked police officers that came with the caption: “China has sent security forces to Indonesia disguised as foreign workers.” In another photo, a man is pictured in a selfie that showed a light-skinned officer from Indonesia’s mobile brigade police (Brimob) in the background. It accompanied the caption: “My friend, this Brimob cannot speak Indonesian.” The anti-Chinese images and...
  • France May Day riots – Paris police fight running battles..‘Armageddon’ protest sparks chaos..

    05/01/2019 9:18:06 AM PDT · by caww · 61 replies
    thesun.co.uk ^ | 5/1/2019 | thesun.co.uk
    RIOTING has broken out in Paris today as thousands gathered for May Day protests dubbed an 'Armageddon’ by extremist demonstrators..Paris police said 250 people had been arrested, most for public order offences related to the rioting, as cops clashed with 'Black Bloc' anti-capitalists. Weapons were also confiscated as the police used tear gas, rubber bullets and baton charges to try and restore order. Thugs from the so-called Black Bloc anti-capitalist movement were involved in running battles with police soon after 1pm (local time). Black Bloc activists with their faces covered could be seen leading attacks on officers, and smashing up...
  • Ferguson Activists Dying In Puzzling Numbers (Ways)

    03/17/2019 5:31:00 PM PDT · by PittsburghAfterDark · 67 replies
    AP ^ | March 17, 2019 | Jim Salter
    FERGUSON, Mo. (AP) — Two young men were found dead inside torched cars. Three others died of apparent suicides. Another collapsed on a bus, his death ruled an overdose. Six deaths, all involving men with connections to protests in Ferguson, Missouri, drew attention on social media and speculation in the activist community that something sinister was at play. Police say there is no evidence the deaths have anything to do with the protests stemming from a white police officer’s fatal shooting of 18-year-old Michael Brown, and that only two were homicides with no known link to the protests. But some...
  • More firebombs, flammable materials found on Temple Mount

    03/12/2019 9:15:35 AM PDT · by Eleutheria5 · 17 replies
    Arutz Sheva ^ | 12/3/19
    The police summarized the violent incident that took place at the Temple Mount Tuesday afternoon when Arab rioters threw a firebomb on the holy site. The incident took place around 1 pm, when a number of suspects arrived at the police station on the Temple Mount and threw a Molotov Cocktail at the station. Police at the scene identified and arrested the suspects. The police station was damaged and a policeman was slightly injured from smoke inhalation and was evacuated to medical treatment. Video https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xmr_Qygfj-M The commander of the Jerusalem district, Major General Doron Yedid, ordered the removal of all...
  • It’s STARTING: A Grocery Store in Indiana Says They Can’t Process Food Stamp Payments

    01/07/2019 10:21:21 AM PST · by amorphous · 88 replies
    The Organic Prepper ^ | 7 Jan 2019 | by Daisy Luther
    We weren’t expecting to see a loss of food stamp benefits until the end of January, but a grocery store in Indiana reported they are unable to process EBT payments. In Clay City, Indiana, the local IGA discovered the problem last week. Initially, they thought it was a technical glitch. “Our machines weren’t taking any EBT cards and we didn’t really know what was going on. We didn’t know if it was a technical issue. And then we found out it was due to the government shutting down,” Tristen Malone said. (source) UPDATE: Officials at the Indiana Family and Social...
  • Part 4: Apollo 8 - The Return [50th Anniversary - End of horrible 1968!]

    12/27/2018 9:42:41 AM PST · by SES1066 · 14 replies
    National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) ^ | 12/21/18 | Stephanie Zeller (NASA)
    Splashdown went as planned on the morning of Dec. 27. The crew, still confined to the Apollo capsule, awaited the Navy men aboard USS Yorktown, who were instructed to rendezvous with the battered spaceship rather than to return home for Christmas.
  • France Breaking: Phase Five Of Yellow Vests In Hour, Journalists Allege Police Attacks

    12/14/2018 2:00:48 PM PST · by Nextrush · 39 replies
    Nextrush Free ^ | 12/14/2018 | Nextrush/Self
    The Yellow Vests are planning protests with specific sites given in Paris as the Champs-Elysees at 930am tomorrow (330 am Eastern US). Protesters are set to be at the Palace de l'Opera between 1030am and 1230pm. Another gathering for protest set at the Port Maillot-Gare Saint Lazare at 10am. Protests are set in other cities like Marseille, Bordeaux, Toulouse and Nantes. A protest is set for the Mont-Blanc tunnel and there are other locations listed. BFM-TV in France reports that fewer buses have been chartered to bring protesters to Paris tomorrow. 24 journalists in France have filed complaints against police...
  • Protesting carbon taxes with the Gilets Jaunes (Yellow Vests)

    12/13/2018 4:25:11 PM PST · by norwaypinesavage · 14 replies
    Watts Up With That? ^ | 12/13/2018 | Craig Rucker
    The Gilets Jaunes (Yellow Vests) represent a broad cross section of French rural, working and middle classes. They are butchers, bakers and automobile makers. They are the folks who grow the food, drive the trucks, build the buildings and fix what breaks. They are France. They have had enough....Climate taxes on fuel to pay for inefficient, variable wind and solar power and other climate fantasies are wasteful job killers, and the folks in the yellow vests know it. They refuse to redistribute more of what they earn through their long, hard labor … in the name of global warming.
  • Will Uprisings Thwart Green Central Planners?

    12/13/2018 2:19:56 PM PST · by Kaslin · 3 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | December 13, 2018 | Veronique de Rugy
    You know you've got a problem when your tax schemes are even being rejected by the French. While there's always a danger in reducing the causes of political unrest to a single issue, the plan to impose yet another regressive $9 billion annual carbon tax proved to be a catalyst for the "yellow vest" protests that are roiling Paris. The nonviolent version of the French carbon-tax revolt is spreading globally, too. Last November, Washington state voters rejected a very well-funded effort to pass the first ballot-approved carbon tax ever. The province of Ontario is suing the Canadian government to block...
  • Family breakdown explains social unrest

    12/12/2018 11:55:22 AM PST · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 17 replies
    Star Parker ^ | December 11, 2018 | Star Parker
    Weakening of the family generally occurs in an environment of weakening of religion. As France is gripped by civil disorder, many commentators identify, quite correctly, as the culprit the outsized burden that France's bloated welfare state places on its citizens. According a recent report from the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development, the highest tax burden in the industrialized world is in France — 46.1 percent of GDP. In the United States, it is 27 percent, which includes taxes paid at all levels of government — federal, state and local. Welfare state spending in France is 32 percent of GDP,...