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  • Bloomberg campaign blames Bernie Sanders supporters for Knoxville vandalism (Tennesee)

    02/21/2020 5:24:07 PM PST · by dynachrome · 8 replies
    WVLT ^ | 2-21-2020 | Megan Sadler
    The Knoxville office of 2020 democratic presidential candidate and former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg was vandalized overnight Thursday. WVLT News Friday morning witnessed the front doors of the office painted with expletives and posters that featured the words "authoritarian," "classist" and "oligarch." The posters featured what appeared to be snippets from news articles on Bloomberg in which he allegedly made derogatory statements about women and people of color in the past alongside words like "fascist," "sexist" and "racist." Knoxville Police Department said they received a complaint saying the vandalism occurred at the Western Avenue office between 6 p.m....
  • Environmental Protestors Dig Up College Lawn To Protest Fossil Fuels

    02/17/2020 7:12:40 PM PST · by rktman · 43 replies
    dailycaller.com ^ | 2/17/2020 | Marlo Safi
    An international organization of environmental protestors dug up the lawn of Trinity College, Cambridge, as part of a week-long series of demonstrations for fossil fuel divestment. Extinction Rebellion protestors dug channels into the turf of Trinity College’s 16th-century great gate with shovels and pitchforks and planted their flags. “Trinity College must cut ties with fossil fuel companies and stop trying to hawk off nature for profit,” the organization’s Facebook page says. “Oh, and it should take the opportunity to replace the lawn with flowers. Spring is just around the corner after all.”
  • Swiss Air Lines has cut ties with chocolate manufacturer Läderach following left-wing protests of the owner’s membership in a pro-life, pro-family Christian group.

    02/01/2020 7:12:11 PM PST · by daniel1212 · 55 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 1 Feb 2020 | Thomas D. Williams, Ph.D.
    Despite Swiss Air’s ten-year affiliation with Läderach, the airline dropped the chocolatier after protests and extensive vandalism by left-wing activists, homosexuals, and young socialists, according to a report by LifeSite News. Jürg Läderach, who owns the high-end chocolate company, is also the president of “Christianity for Today” (CFT), a Swiss evangelical organization Last fall, activists attacked a Läderach store in Basel, Switzerland, using Butyric acid, forcing the store to close for two days. This assault was just one instance of vandalism against the chocolatier, which reportedly took place at seven different stores. According to the Swiss news magazine Beobachter, negative...
  • Peru to deport tourists over Machu Picchu damage

    01/17/2020 5:02:59 PM PST · by ek_hornbeck · 49 replies
    AFP ^ | 1/15/2020 | AFP
    Five tourists arrested for damaging Peru's iconic Machu Picchu site will be deported to Bolivia later on Wednesday, police said.A sixth was released from custody and ordered to remain in Machu Picchu pending trial after paying bail of $910. The six tourists -- four men and two women -- were arrested for damaging Peru's "cultural heritage" after being found in a restricted area of the Temple of the Sun on Sunday. They were also suspected of defecating inside the 600-year-old temple, an important edifice in the Inca sanctuary.
  • Women Coerced Into Doing Porn Awarded $13M In Civil Case, Pornographers Face Life In Prison

    01/08/2020 11:25:02 AM PST · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 88 replies
    The Activist Mommy ^ | January 8, 2020 | The Activist Mommy
    A group of women whose lives were ruined after being coerced into participating in pornography has just gotten some small measure of vindication in a civil suit against the pornographers. According to The Washington Post, a California judge has tentatively ordered a pornography company to pay $13 million to 22 young women after ruling that they were tricked and inappropriately pressured to make the videos which did not, as promised, stay offline. The ruling, given last Thursday, was the latest development in the women’s years-long legal battle against the owners of GirlsDoPorn, a San Diego-based business that made millions producing...
  • [VANITY]: Need help on buying a camera to catch the coprophagic food waste exit who stole my car's Trump sticker

    01/02/2020 9:05:53 AM PST · by Maceman · 67 replies
    1/2/20
    Believe it or not, FIVE Trump paraphernalia stores recently opened here in Massachusetts. I went to visit one three days ago, and purchased a magnetic $5.00 Trump 2020 bumper sticker to put on my car. I knew that eventually some lefty might remove it. However, I didn't really think that in less than 24 hours someone would steal it from my OWN apartment parking lot! Anyway, I want to buy a (cheap) video camera that I can put up in my car so that I can catch the bastard when again put up my spare Trump sticker. The thing is,...
  • Vandals Destroy Pro-Life Memorial Crosses at Catholic Church in Pennsylvania

    10/20/2019 5:25:39 PM PDT · by Mrs. Don-o · 8 replies
    ChurchPOP ^ | Oct 18, 2019 | ChurchPOP Editor
    Unknown vandals destroyed 40 of 61 pro-life memorial crosses and stacked them in two piles on Oct. 12 at Our Lady of Guadalupe Catholic Church in Buckingham, Pa. The crosses commemorate the millions of unborn children killed since the legalization of abortion after the 1973 Supreme Court decision of Roe vs. Wade. The vandals also stole two signs saying “stop surgical abortions.” Pastor Msgr. Joseph Gentili wrote a letter to his parishioners regarding the horrific incident. He explained that this crime is one of two acts of vandalism occurring on the church’s campus over the past two weeks. The first...
  • Abortion Activists Vandalize Pro-Life Display Memorializing 61 Million Aborted Babies

    10/15/2019 2:44:25 PM PDT · by Morgana · 6 replies
    LIFE NEWS ^ | October 15, 2019 | Micaiah Bilger
    A pro-life display memorializing the unborn victims of abortion was destroyed by vandals Saturday outside a Catholic church in Pennsylvania. The report is the latest in a growing string of harassment, assaults, vandalism and other incidents targeting pro-lifers. Earlier this month, volunteers at Our Lady of Guadalupe Church in Buckingham, Pennsylvania, set up the pro-life display for Respect Life month, according to a news release. The 61 crosses in the display symbolize the 61 million babies who have been aborted since Roe v. Wade legalized abortion on demand in 1973. The pastor Rev. Monsignor Joseph P. Gentili said 40 of...
  • Paralympian glues himself to the top of British Airways jet as Extinction Rebellion invades London

    An Extinction Rebellion protester glued himself to the top of a British Airways plane at London City Airport today. The man, identified by Extinction Rebellion as former Paralympic cyclist James Brown, was seen clinging to the aircraft in a video streamed online by the protest group. Mr Brown, who is visually impaired, was arrested at Heathrow last month after a protest which saw some Extinction Rebellion activists try to fly a drone near the airport. The 54-year-old, who won a bronze medal at London 2012, glued himself to the top of a British Airways Embraer 190 jet. “Here I am on...
  • Extinction Rebellion 'lose control of fake blood hose'

    10/03/2019 10:40:20 AM PDT · by yesthatjallen · 34 replies
    BBC ^ | 10 03 2019 | Staff
    Climate change activists' plan to spray fake blood on the Treasury did not get off to the best start. Extinction Rebellion protesters used a hose from an old fire engine to spray 1,800 litres liquid at the 100 year-old building, but they quickly lost control of the powerful water jet. Protesters say they are "highlighting the inconsistency between the UK government’s insistence that the UK is a world leader in tackling climate breakdown, and the vast sums it pours into fossil fuel exploration". The Met Police said five men and three women had been arrested on suspicion of criminal damage.
  • ‘Shocked, saddened and angry’ at what a vandal did to a statue of Virgin Mary outside of JC church

    09/13/2019 6:04:58 PM PDT · by usafa92 · 12 replies
    Jersey Journal ^ | 9/13/2019 | Ron Zeitlinger
    Catholicism preaches forgiveness, but this might be a tough ask. The face of a Virgin Mary statue outside a Downtown Jersey City church was found covered with dog feces and the depraved vandal added a cigarette to the desecration. The vandalism was reported by a parishioner who was entering St. Michael Church on Ninth Street just before the daily midday Mass, said the Rev. Thomas Quinn, the pastor. “I was shocked, saddened and angry,” Quinn said. “Without a doubt it was the work of someone who is emotionally disturbed. Still, there was some degree of deliberation there.”
  • Greek Church of St. George desecrated with satanic symbols in Massachusetts (+ VIDEO)

    09/11/2019 7:28:07 PM PDT · by Morgana · 2 replies
    orthochristian.com ^ | SEPT. 9, 2019 | Matfey Shaheen
    The Greek Orthodox Church of St. George in Lynn, Massachusetts, was desecrated by unknown vandals with satanic and anarchistic symbolism. The mosaic icons of the Most Holy Theotokos and the Great Martyr George the Victorious were vandalized with an upside down Cross, a “Circle-A,” and the number of the beast. According to Father George Tsoukalas, the rector of the parish, the police and mayor of Lynn arrived on the scene and with great regret, declared that this shameful incident was not only against the church, but against the entire city of Lynn, as Romfea reported. “Somebody has got a sick...
  • Texas man arrested for defacing famous ‘Charging Bull’ statue

    09/07/2019 2:55:50 PM PDT · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 38 replies
    The New York Post ^ | September 7, 2019 | Kenneth Garger
    A man was arrested for defacing the iconic “Charging Bull” statue in Manhattan’s Financial District early Saturday, police said. Witnesses spotted Tevon Varlack, 42, of Texas, repeatedly whacking the bull’s right horn with a large unknown metal object while yelling at about 12:30 a.m., authorities said. It’s unclear what Varlack was muttering during his rampage on the popular bronze sculpture, but his attack left visible gashes on the bull’s right horn.
  • Gondola cable cut in Canada, sending cars crashing to the ground in 'deliberate act,' police say

    08/11/2019 1:11:15 PM PDT · by BenLurkin · 96 replies
    Travis Fedschun ^ | 08/11/2019 | Travis Fedschun
    Several gondola cars came crashing to the ground early Saturday in British Columbia after someone apparently cut the cable, according to Canadian officials. The Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP) said in a news release that employees at the Sea to Sky Gondola noticed a cable down and saw several gondolas on the ground around 7:00 a.m. After an initial assessment of the situation by employees, the RCMP was contacted and are currently treating the incident as "criminal in nature." The popular sightseeing attraction is located in Squamish, British Columbia, about 40 miles north of Vancouver. The attraction gives guests a...
  • Summer “Hate” Wave: A Pattern of Anti-Jewish Violence

    08/02/2019 2:43:28 PM PDT · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 13 replies
    First Liberty Institute ^ | August 2, 2019 | Stephanie Taub
    Rabbi Netanel Louie leads the Hebrew Discovery Center, a small Orthodox Jewish synagogue in Los Angeles county that has endured multiple acts of violence in the past few years. Sadly, the hate against this Jewish community doesn’t seem to stop. Recently, in the middle of the night a vandal threw a can of white paint at the synagogue, defacing the front entrance to the building. This isn’t the first time the Hebrew Discovery Center has been the target of hateful acts because of who they are or what they believe. A couple of years earlier, a man walked in while...
  • Reformation Wall in Geneva Vandalised

    07/18/2019 6:34:04 PM PDT · by marshmallow · 18 replies
    The monument depicting Calvin, Farel, Bèze and Knox appeared covered in paint with the rainbow colours. The city files a complaint.Toursits walking through the Parc des Bastions in Geneva (Switzerland) discovered on July 15 that the Reformation Wall had been vandalised. The monument is one of the main touristic attractions of the city in which Jean Calvin, one of the key French Protestant Reformers, developed his work after 1536. The wall, inaugurated in 1909, also honours the influence of Guillaume Farel, Théodore de Bèze and John Knox. The paint was thrown on the monument forming a rainbow, a symbol of...
  • French Police Reported Nearly 900 Acts Of Anti-Catholic Vandalism In 2018. What Is Going On?

    07/13/2019 12:35:16 PM PDT · by Roman_War_Criminal · 176 replies
    dailycaller ^ | 7/11/19 | Evie Fordham
    French police reported 129 thefts and 877 acts of vandalism in Catholic spaces in 2018, but neither the Church nor French media are calling attention to the widespread incidents, reported RealClearInvestigations Wednesday. “We do know that the government has downplayed the official figures for years … The French government and media seem to be mostly complicit in their silence, perhaps because the Church and Christianity is seen as a historically powerful majority,” Ellen Fantini of the Observatory on Intolerance and Discrimination Against Christians in Europe told the Daily Caller News Foundation in an email Thursday. The 2018 numbers tell just...
  • Glendale [CA] Man Who Previously Destroyed Trump Star, Charged With Theft Of Monroe Statue

    06/25/2019 9:27:01 AM PDT · by BenLurkin · 8 replies
    cbs2la ^ | 06/25/2019
    Austin Mikel Clay is expected to be arraigned today on one felony count each of grand theft of property valued at more than $950 and vandalism causing more than $400 in damage, according to reports. According to Los Angeles police, Clay allegedly scaled the Hollywood Gateway landmark, cut off the Marilyn Monroe “weather pane” from the top, and fled the scene with it. The sculpture was believed to be put into a white bag with a black star on it, while the equipment to cut off the sculpture was kept in a black backpack. A second, still unidentified, suspect was...
  • Seven Muslims arrested for Easter Sunday jihad massacres, death toll passes 190

    04/21/2019 9:46:41 PM PDT · by robowombat · 13 replies
    JIHAD WATCH ^ | APR 21, 2019 7:54 AM | ROBERT SPENCER
    Sri Lanka: Seven Muslims arrested for Easter Sunday jihad massacres, death toll passes 190 Sri Lanka’s defense minister Ruwan Wijewardena “blamed religious extremists for what he called the ‘unfortunate terrorist incident.'” But even in this hour of crisis neither he nor other authorities worldwide will dare to identify exactly what kind of “religious extremists” were involved, even though Indian media has already identified two of them by name: Zahran Hashim and Abu Mohammad. The jihad advances with impunity, and the powers of the world cower before it, portray Muslims as the true victims, and kowtow to its enablers and allies....
  • 3/21 CATHOLIC CHURCHES ARE BEING DESECRATED ACROSS FRANCE—AND OFFICIALS DON’T KNOW WHY

    04/15/2019 11:54:45 AM PDT · by SoFloFreeper · 72 replies
    Newsweek ^ | 3/21/19 | Brendan Cole
    France has seen a spate of attacks against Catholic churches since the start of the year, vandalism that has included arson and desecration. Vandals have smashed statues, knocked down tabernacles, scattered or destroyed the Eucharist and torn down crosses, sparking fears of a rise in anti-Catholic sentiment in the country. Last Sunday, the historic Church of St. Sulpice in Paris was set on fire just after midday mass on Sunday, Le Parisien reported, although no one was injured. Police are still investigating ....