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  • CAUGHT ON VIDEO=> #NeverTrump Commies Push Elderly Veteran Off Ledge at RNC

    07/23/2016 12:41:08 PM PDT · by KentTrappedInLiberalSeattle · 62 replies
    GatewayPundit ^ | 07/23/2016 | Jim Hoft
    This was DISGUSTING!The RevCom Communists held several rallies at the RNC in Cleveland this past week. During one demonstration this #NeverTrump group pushed an elderly US veteran off a ledge. They wouldn’t let the man move on the on their platform and then pushed him off the ledge. AWFUL! Via Rebel Pundit [VIDEO].
  • LA Times Op Ed Says Hillary Win Only Way to Avert Coup [semi-satire]

    07/23/2016 6:42:18 AM PDT · by John Semmens · 8 replies
    Semi-News/Semi-Satire ^ | 24 July 2016 | John Semmens
    Fear that Trump might be elected president prompted hysteria from leftist loon James Kirchick in an op ed he wrote in this week's LA Times. "If voters don't put Hillary in the White House our only option may be a military coup against a President Trump," Kirchick warns. Kirchick contends that such a first ever violent overthrow of an election outcome in this country "would be defensive in nature. Trump is outside the mainstream of the governing coalition that has run this country for the last 25 years. Even if he wins a majority of votes his ascension to office...
  • Violent crime soars in LA, up 16 percent since January

    07/22/2016 5:23:37 PM PDT · by 11th_VA · 10 replies
    //mynewsla.com ^ | 22 July 2016 | Debbie Sklar
    Violent crime in Los Angeles increased by nearly 16 percent during the first half of this year compared with the same period a year ago, authorities said Friday. Statistics released Friday by the Los Angeles Police Department also showed an increase in property crimes by 3.8 percent, and a 6.3 percent hike in overall crime in the past 12 months. The number of homicides rose by 3.1 percent, from 130 to 134; and the number of shooting victims rose by 1.3 percent, from 537 to 544. The “year to date” figures covered the period from Jan. 1 through July 16....
  • Obama: Trump's doom-and-gloom doesn't match reality

    07/22/2016 11:32:52 AM PDT · by GilGil · 123 replies
    CNN ^ | 7/22/2106 | Kevin Liptak
    The deeply pessimistic outlook that Donald Trump offered at this week's Republican National Convention doesn't match reality, President Barack Obama insisted on Friday. Noting he didn't watch Trump's prime-time acceptance speech on Thursday -- "I've got a lot of stuff to do" -- Obama said he read news coverage of the remarks. And he said they didn't match most Americans' experiences. "This idea that America is somehow on the verge of collapse, this vision of violence and chaos everywhere, doesn't really jibe with the experience of most people," Obama said during a press conference in the White House East Room...
  • Did I miss anything?

    07/22/2016 8:39:39 AM PDT · by VaeVictis · 9 replies
    Self | Self
    Hey Freepers, I was looking to compose a list of Democrat violence on Republicans, or rather a comparison that, as I had theorized, is very one-sided. The news media keeps claiming the Republicans are vile, racists, and hyper aggressive.... is it true? Well, help me out and identify anymore relevant events to this election cycle! Hopefully I have posted this correctly. Democrats: Democrats run after and assault, with bodily harm, people leaving the Trump rally in San Jose. - Democrat mayor of San Jose told police to allow these events. Police chief Eddie Garcia admits to allowing the assaults. Man...
  • Obama: ‘The World Has Never Been Less Violent’

    07/21/2016 10:42:49 AM PDT · by ColdOne · 66 replies
    cnsnews.com ^ | 7/21/16 | cns news staff
    “So it is worth reminding ourselves of how lucky we are to be living in the most peaceful, most prosperous, most progressive era in human history,” Obama said in the speech. “Because the world has never been less violent, healthier, better educated, more tolerant, with more opportunity for more people, and more connected than it is today,” he also said. Here are excerpts from the president’s speech as transcribed on the White House website: Obviously, this has been a tough couple of weeks, not just here in the United States but around the world. And that’s being amplified to some...
  • How Do You Solve the Problem of Violence? A Commentary on Superheroes

    07/19/2016 7:32:44 AM PDT · by Salvation · 11 replies
    Archdiocese of Washington ^ | 07-18-16 | Msgr. Charles Pope
    How Do You Solve the Problem of Violence? A Commentary on Superheroes Msgr. Charles Pope • July 18, 2016 • There was more violence this past weekend. A man, whatever his grievance, killed three police officers and wounded four others. Pray for their souls.And what has this gotten us? More anger. And no progress on justice at all.History is replete with the failures of those who thought they could usher in justice with violence. The “war to end all wars” (World War I) demonstrated this foolish notion, as it ultimately brought about a far bloodier one: World War II.There...
  • Arrest in Abduction, Kidnapping

    07/19/2016 5:52:22 AM PDT · by Howard Morrison · 14 replies
    KNOE 8 News ^ | June 18, 2016 | Kaitlyn Loyacano
    http://www.knoe.com/content/news/Police-timeline-leading-up-to-Winnsboro-shooting-and-abduction-387352941.html At 6:40 am on Saturday Kelly Longoria was on her way to work at her family's store, Kiper Hardware when she stopped at the U-Pak-It convenience store right next door. Surveillance video shows at 7:05 am she entered the store, while 35-year-old Kevin Mathis was outside. As Longoria exits the store the video shows Mathis forcing his way into the driver's seat of her car and the car the drives away. At 7:47 am the Franklin Parish Sheriff's Office got a call from a man working at the Gethsemane Memorial Cemetery just outside of Winnsboro town limits. He reports...
  • WH responds to petition to label Black Lives Matter a "terror" group

    After days of violence and heightened racial tensions in the U.S., the White House responded this week to an online petition asking the federal government to formally label the Black Lives Matter movement as a "terror group." "Terrorism is defined as 'the use of violence and intimidation in pursuit of political aims,'" read the "We The People" petition, created July 6 on the White House website. "This definition is the same definition used to declare ISIS and other groups, as terrorist organizations." Black Lives Matter, the petition said, "earned this title due to its actions in Ferguson, Baltimore, and even...
  • Homeland Security Prepares For Violence At Republican Convention

    07/14/2016 6:33:37 PM PDT · by dynachrome · 27 replies
    Zero Hedge ^ | 7-14-16 | Tyleer Durden
    Following yesterday's stark warning by the militant "black power" organization, the New Black Panther Party, which warned it would arrive in Cleveland packing firearms for self-defense ahead of the republican convention, we were curious how long it would take the various US authorities to admit that the upcoming Republican and Democratic conventions will be ground zero for the next round in escalating US violence. The answer, it turned out, was just about 24 hours. Earlier today, Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson and FBI Director James Comey told lawmakers, that they are preparing their agencies for the "possibility of violence, both...
  • We Need a Federal Law: Any Immigrant Who Commits Violence Gets Automatic Death Penalty

    07/14/2016 4:26:17 PM PDT · by Stayfree · 32 replies
    Self | July 14, 2016 | Stayfree
    We need a law that requires every legal and illegal immigrant to sign a waiver of their rights such that if they commit an act of violence or even attempt to do so, that they agree that the punishment will be the death penalty and that failure to agree to this would result in immediate deportation.
  • Anticipating possible medical need, Heart to Heart mobilizing for RNC

    07/14/2016 6:34:27 AM PDT · by hmmmmm · 5 replies
    Fox 4 Kansas City ^ | Updated at 12:25am, July 14, 2016 | Abby Eden
    "The organization that responds after natural disasters, Heart to Heart International, is going to Cleveland ahead of the Republican National Convention in case violence erupts." "This is the first time Heart to Heart has been to a political convention." "Heart to Heart physicians have a mobile medical unit that will be going up to Cleveland as well in case patients need more than a bottle of water or a bandage."
  • Black Lives Matter Mob Threatens Fox News Reporter

    07/11/2016 7:11:15 PM PDT · by maggief · 71 replies
    Breitbart ^ | July 11, 2016 | Neil Munro
    A mob of Black Lives Matter demonstrators berated and threatened a Fox News reporter in St. Paul, Minn., when the reporter asked the protestors why they were blocking a highway on July 9. “Get the f… out of here,” the lead organizer frantically chanted into the face of the stunned reporter, who politely defended himself by saying, “I asked you… [to] tell me why you are here.” The demonstrators pushed up against the reporter, forcing him backwards towards the protection of police, while another person seems to say “we’re going to knock his ass out.” (snip) The St. Paul organizer...
  • How a Justice Department unit functioned as agitator following the death of Michael Brown

    07/11/2016 9:22:59 AM PDT · by detective · 16 replies
    American Thinker ^ | July 11, 2016 | Thomas Lifson
    Truncated title. Full title: How a Justice Department unit functioned as agitator following the death of Michael Brown in Ferguson The racial grievance industry includes significant participation from taxpayer-funded entities. The politicized Obama-era federal bureaucracy is nowhere more blatant than in a little-known unit of the Justice Department, the Community Relations Service. Originally part of the Commerce Department, it was established by the 1964 Civil Rights Act and moved to the Justice Department by an LBJ order. It supposedly is: … the only Federal component dedicated to assist State and local units of government, private and public organizations, and community...
  • Three Countries Issue Travel Warnings About Visiting The U.S.

    07/10/2016 7:51:02 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 11 replies
    The World Post ^ | July 10, 2016 | Reuters
    Three countries have warned their citizens to stay on guard when visiting U.S. cities rocked by sometimes violent protests that erupted after a string of police shootings of black Americans. The United States regularly issues travel warnings urging Americans to either avoid or exercise caution in countries marred by violence or political instability. Now America is the focus of concern by foreign governments in the Middle East and Caribbean as protesters marched in U.S. cities throughout the weekend after police killed black men in Louisiana and Minnesota....
  • A Philando eureka moment for me (Vanity) Black youths dangerous now ?

    07/10/2016 4:01:35 PM PDT · by Celerity · 34 replies
    In a comment I just laid down in another thread, I had a scary thought. The violence in the country right now is boiling over. There is a civil war now in effect (By it's definition) and we're exploring a new territory for today's cultures. Philando's girlfriend has a young child. That young child will.. WILL grow up to hate cops and white people. That's now that little boy's path. Crips, cop killing and crime. That's his path now. The youth that is striking out were raised by parents who were exposed to laughable black anti-culture like Diff'rent strokes and...
  • Law enforcement in riot gear as protest heats up near BRPD headquarters

    07/09/2016 6:29:41 PM PDT · by Enterprise · 9 replies
    http://www.wafb.com ^ | July 9th 2016 | WAFB Staff
    Protesters continue to gather in different areas of Baton Rouge for a fifth day of protests following the death of Alton Sterling. Crowds returned to previous protest sites outside of the Triple S Food Mart, where Sterling was killed, and near the Baton Rouge Police Department headquarters on Airline Hwy. (snip) Officials announced Wednesday that the investigation would be handed over to the FBI. On Thursday, 19th Judicial District Attorney Hillar Moore said that the DA's office would not make a move on the case until the federal investigators wrapped up their investigation.
  • After Dallas Sniper Attack on Police, Rush Makes Grim Prediction for Party Conventions

    07/09/2016 12:22:48 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 50 replies
    Legal Insurrection ^ | July 9, 2016
    “This is not the end of anything here.” Following the horrific violence and murder of police officers in Dallas this week, conservative talk host Rush Limbaugh made a disturbingly plausible prediction on his show. Rush suggested that Dallas might just be the beginning of something and that the next targets could be the Republican National Convention and the Democratic Convention after that. The Washington Free Beacon reported: After Dallas, Rush Limbaugh Predicts Republican and Democratic Conventions Will Be Attacked Conservative radio host Rush Limbaugh predicted Friday that both the Republican and Democratic National Conventions later this month will be the...
  • Police Officer Shot in BalLwin, Mo.

    07/08/2016 11:52:04 AM PDT · by Memphis Moe · 13 replies
    CBS local ^ | July 8, 2016
    http://stlouis.cbslocal.com/2016/07/08/breaking-reports-of-police-officer-shot-in-ballwin/
  • Did the false narrative about police killing blacks lead to the Dallas cop killings?

    07/08/2016 5:34:36 AM PDT · by rktman · 46 replies
    americanthinker.com ^ | 7/8/2016 | Rick Moran
    "We have seen tragedies like this too many times. All of us as Americans should be troubled by these shootings, because these are not isolated incidents," Obama said. "They're symptomatic of a broader set of racial disparities that exist in our criminal justice system. "
  • 'Smoke Alarms Us,' Police Allegedly Tell Woman Handcuffed While Holding Sage at Trump Protest

    07/04/2016 1:38:58 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 63 replies
    Indian Country Today Media Network ^ | July 4, 2016 | Simon Moya-Smith
    Josie Valadez Fraire knew that protesting a Donald Trump event could end with her arrest. But she couldn’t have guessed that she would soon be locked in handcuffs and hauled away by police ostensibly for carrying a sacred indigenous object. Fraire, 22, who is Xicana (Chicana) and a member of MEChA, a national Chicano/a activist student organization, attended a protest outside of the Colorado Convention Center in Denver on Friday. Inside, Trump, the presumptive Republican nominee for president, was scheduled to speak at the Western Conservative Summit. But outside on the street, Denver Police, donned in riot gear, had set...
  • Brawl at ‘family oriented’ country club leaves one dead, others stabbed and beaten

    07/03/2016 7:19:54 PM PDT · by ConservativeStatement · 61 replies
    Washington Post ^ | July 3, 2016 | By Peter Holley
    A North Carolina country club turned into a fight club early Sunday morning after a brawl broke out that left one person dead and several others seriously injured. Deputies responded to the Lakewood Country Club, near Salemburg, N.C., about 2:30 a.m. Sunday after receiving multiple calls reporting gunshots and a fight at the clubhouse, according to the Sampson County Sheriff’s Office. “Responding deputies discovered several groups fighting upon their arrival and attempted to break up the fights,” a statement from the sheriff’s office said.
  • SDS Calls on Students to March on the RNC, Dump Trump(Admit to being at past rallies)

    07/02/2016 4:40:41 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 35 replies
    Fight Back! News ^ | July 2, 2016 | Students for a Democratic Society
    Fight Back News Service is circulating the following July 1 statement from Students for a Democratic Society. In late April 2016, the remaining candidates for the 2016 Republican nominee, Ted Cruz and John Kasich, dropped out of the presidential race. This leaves Donald Trump as the presumptive nominee, without any opposing Republican candidate with support from Congress. Students for a Democratic Society (SDS) chapters, along with numerous progressive, anti-war, anti-racist organizations in the Coalition to Stop Trump and March on the RNC, are thus preparing to March on the RNC in Cleveland, Ohio, on July 18th, and to call on...
  • Chicago averages 10 shootings a day, June crime stats show

    07/01/2016 8:31:39 PM PDT · by ConservativeStatement · 20 replies
    WGN ^ | July 1, 2016
    CHICAGO -- New statistics out Friday show there is an average of 10 shootings in Chicago a day. There were 355 shootings and 429 shooting victims in June. There were also 72 murders last month, up from 46 in June of 2015. At the halfway point for the year, homicides citywide have jumped 49 percent, hitting levels unseen since the late 1990s. Through June 19, Chicago had more homicide than New York City or Los Angeles combined. Chicago police are blaming repeat offenders with illegal guns and ties to gangs. The CPD says it has taken more than 4,300 guns...
  • other-victims-of-gun-violence

    06/30/2016 2:46:26 PM PDT · by spintreebob · 7 replies
    Modern Healthcare ^ | 6/28/2016 | Tristram Korten
    MIAMI —The man on the table at Ryder Trauma Center in Jackson Memorial Hospital has been shot four times, in the forearm, chest, flank, and thigh. Dr. George Garcia spends two hours operating on him, removing bullet fragments, closing blood vessels and repairing tissue. By the time he’s tied the last suture it’s 2 a.m. Garcia tosses his blood-stained gloves in the trash and goes out to tell the victim’s father his son will be fine. Then Garcia’s pager signals that an ambulance is on its way with another shooting victim. And so, he heads to the observation bays to...
  • Idaho Refugee Rape: Obama Justice Official Threatens Americans Who Criticize Migrant Programs

    06/28/2016 8:48:28 AM PDT · by dvan · 42 replies
    Breitbart.com ^ | 6/28/2016 | NA
    President Barack Obama’s top legal appointee in Idaho is threatening to prosecute Americans who criticize the federal immigration policies which enabled Sudanese and Iraqi Muslim migrants to perpetrate a vile sexual attack against a five-year-old girl in Twin Falls, Idaho. A 14-year-old Sudanese refugee in Idaho coached a 10-year-old Sudanese and a 7-year-old Iraqi boy during the June 2 attack on the girl. The younger boys stripped the white five-year-old girl naked, touched her, and urinated on her clothes and in her mouth, while the older boy also took pictures.
  • Illinois to Create Advisory Council of Muslims [semi-satire]

    06/26/2016 11:11:22 AM PDT · by John Semmens · 6 replies
    Semi-News/Semi-Satire ^ | 26 June 2016 | John Semmens
    A bill approved by the state Legislature creates a 21-member Illinois Muslim-American Advisory Council. Co-sponsor of the legislation Sen. Jacqueline Collins (D) hailed the measure as “a sensible way to ensure that the activities of state government have a chance to get Muslim buy-in at an early stage. A lot of what we do without thinking is offensive to the followers of Islam. Clearing policies and programs ahead of time will prevent Muslims from having to resort to violence after-the-fact as a means of expressing their displeasure.” Republican Rep. Barbara Wheeler voted against the bill, calling it “a wrong turn...
  • Harbinger Of The Future: 7 Times Militant Progressive Left Used Violence To Shut Down Trump

    06/25/2016 12:56:54 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 9 replies
    Breitbart's Big Government ^ | June 25, 2016 | Nicholas Gilbertson
    As presumptive Republican nominee Donald Trump gears up for the Republican National Convention in Cleveland in July – where he is almost certain to face angry progressive protesters – Breitbart News has compiled a list of the worst examples of anti-Trump violence so far this year. Below is a list of some of the most violent progressive demonstrations that have happened at Trump events across the country throughout the GOP primaries—a harbinger of what is likely to come in the days, weeks and months ahead. In one case, an anti-Trump protester even tried to murder Trump just this week. As...
  • Imagine if conservatives disrupted a Clinton rally: Column

    06/20/2016 3:14:40 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 6 replies
    USA Today | June 20, 2016 | Gary Bauer
    Link only due to copyright issues: http://www.usatoday.com/story/opinion/2016/06/20/donald-trump-rallies-violence-protests-left-wing-column/85485604/?siteID=je6NUbpObpQ-0WYKLm3WVL8Vb3zNkES7pA
  • Authorities: Man at Vegas rally said he wanted to kill Trump

    06/20/2016 1:31:21 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 28 replies
    WTOP-FM ^ | June 20, 2016 | The Associated Press
    LAS VEGAS (AP) — A federal officer says a man arrested at a Donald Trump rally in Las Vegas told authorities he tried to grab an officer’s gun so he could kill the candidate. A complaint filed Monday in U.S. District Court in Nevada charges Michael Steven Sandford with an act of violence on restricted grounds. It cites a report by Special Agent Swierkowski, whose first name was not included, saying Sandford told officers he drove from California to kill Trump and went to a Las Vegas gun range the day before to learn to shoot....
  • Don't rule out violence against Donald Trump, says one of UW's brightest

    06/19/2016 4:08:35 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 31 replies
    The Wisconsin State Journal ^ | June 19, 2016 | Chris Rickert
    An essay by an incoming UW-Madison doctoral student suggesting that violence might be the proper response to Donald Trump is drawing concern within the university’s School of Journalism and Mass Communication. Because apparently these days we’re a nation that is ready to nominate a buffoonish reality TV star for president and deem a “journalist” who excuses violence against that nominee as one of the “best-qualified applicants” at a world-renowned university. It all began with an essay self-described “smarmy liberal writer” Jesse Benn published on the Huffington Post earlier this month titled “Sorry liberals, a violent response to Trump is as...
  • Man tries to pull gun from officer at Trump rally (Las Vegas, Nevada)

    06/19/2016 3:15:47 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 34 replies
    WISN-TV ^ | June 19, 2016 | Greg Clary, CNN
    Police arrested a 19-year-old man Saturday inside a Las Vegas theater where presumptive Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump was holding a campaign rally after the man attempted to pull a police officer's gun from its holster during the event. Police said Michael Sandford struck up a conversation with a Las Vegas Metropolitan Police officer under the pretenses that he was seeking to get an autograph. During the conversation, police said Sandford tried to pull the officer's service weapon from its holster. Other officers also assigned to provide security at the event were quickly able to detain Sandford and authorities said...
  • American Medical Association Calls Gun Violence a Public Health Crisis

    06/14/2016 1:49:30 PM PDT · by Innovative · 42 replies
    US News and World Report ^ | June 14, 2016 | Kimberly Leonard
    The organization is making lobbying for gun control a top priority. The AMA, the country's largest doctor group, also vowed to lobby Congress to overturn a decades-old ban on gun violence research by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. "With approximately 30,000 men, women and children dying each year at the barrel of a gun in elementary schools, movie theaters, workplaces, houses of worship and on live television, the United States faces a public health crisis of gun violence," AMA president Dr. Steven Stack said in a statement. "Even as America faces a crisis unrivaled in any other developed...
  • Donald Trump’s Opponents Call for Violence At Rally: ‘Fascism Wants Us to Peacefully Resist’

    06/11/2016 2:14:17 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 29 replies
    Breitbart ^ | June 10, 2016 | Katie McHugh
    A flyer circulated before Donald Trump’s Friday rally in Richmond, Virginia, called for violence and declared “passive resistance … has no effect on heartless racists.” Under a headline of “Self-Defense,” the flyer reads: We fully support your right to self-defense, we do not expect you to take a beating by Trump goons in order to “look good.” Your safety is important, protect yourself. Fascism wants us to peacefully resist while it steamrolls us. We take our inspiration from the workers of Spain who rose up by the millions to fight fascism when it came to their country. Passive resistance works...
  • The message of the San Jose violence

    06/11/2016 12:55:23 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 30 replies
    American Thinker ^ | June 5, 2016 | Monica Showalter
    The message of the San Jose violence is that you don't have a right to go support the candidate you want as you had in the past. No more corny political rallies, no more cutesy red-white-and-blue satin basketball outfits with pom-poms to cheer your candidate, they are off limits without bullet-proof vests and bodyguards. If you ignore this new reality, you will be beaten to a pulp by righteous mobs brandishing foreign flags. You don't have that right anymore. Politics is now a maelstrom of baying mobs with burning tires, shattered bottles, eggs hurled, shot-out tires, smashed in windshields, rocks...
  • Will Trump Supporters Defend Themselves?

    06/09/2016 10:15:14 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 77 replies
    News Talk Florida ^ | June 9, 2016 | Tim Bryce
    We're all familiar with the anti-Trump forces protesting at Donald Trump's events. Actually, it's not so much about protesting, as much as it is about inciting a riot. Such events have been well covered by the press which have shown scenes of demonstrators in California waving Mexican flags and burning American flags. Recently, a young woman, who was a Trump supporter, tried to talk to the demonstrators and was attacked for wearing a Trump shirt. Some of the demonstrators are from liberal organizations bent on defeating Donald Trump in the November election. Not surprising, their tactics are well choreographed. The...
  • RVA Democrats to Trump protesters: 'Keep it peaceful' (Virginia)

    06/09/2016 9:27:16 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 15 replies
    WWBT-TV ^ | June 9, 2016 | Chris Thomas, Anchor
    RICHMOND, VA (WWBT) - Presumptive Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump is coming to the Richmond Coliseum Friday. Local Democratic party leaders are looking to get out ahead of the planned protests. The message is simple: No one needs to go to jail. "He has a right to come here," said Richmond Democratic Committee Chair James "JJ" Minor. "But he isn't welcome here." Protesters shouting "Black Lives Matter" were physically removed during Trump's last Rally at the Richmond International Raceway. "We don't want Donald Trump as our president," said Minor who has a message for protesters. "Keep it peaceful. He's a...
  • Group in Trump protest says staffers getting death threats

    06/09/2016 8:14:47 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 50 replies
    The Santa Fe New Mexican ^ | June 9, 2016 | The Associated Press
    ALBUQUERQUE — An advocacy group that sought to help organize an anti-Donald Trump protest in Albuquerque that later turned violent says its staffers are getting death threats. The Albuquerque-based Southwest Organizing Project said this week the group’s staffers have been receiving racist emails and phone calls since the May 24 demonstration that resulted in thousands of dollars in damage and injured police officers....
  • Huffington Post writer calls violence 'logical' response to Trump

    06/09/2016 3:05:25 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 23 replies
    Fox News ^ | June 9, 2016
    A writer for the Huffington Post is defending his recent op-ed that "a violent response” is the “logical” approach to stopping presumptive Republican nominee Donald Trump. Jesse Benn wrote in the op-ed titled “Sorry Liberals, A Violent Response To Trump Is As Logical As Any,” posted on Monday, “[T]here’s an inherent value in forestalling Trump’s normalization. Violent resistance accomplishes this.” "These denunciations of violence from anti-Trump protestors rest on the misguided view that the divide Trump’s exposed is a typical political disagreement between partisans, and should be handled as such.," he wrote. "This couldn’t be further from the truth. Trump...
  • Violence Condoned As Long As It’s A Trump Rally?

    06/09/2016 8:21:54 AM PDT · by Sean_Anthony · 8 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 06/09/16 | Leigh Bravo
    Under the Obama administration, lawlessness is the norm. Those who break the law are protected while law-abiding citizens are left to fend for themselves. We have all seen the unbelievable violence that has been thrust upon the attendees of Trump Rallies. If you haven’t seen the videos, then it is time to change the news station you watch. Why are the innocent victims being beaten and harassed while law enforcement stand down? Do the leaders of these cities have political agendas and are these protestors really angered by Trump’s message or are they being paid to riot? Juan Hernandez was...
  • 3 teenage boys arrested in attacks against Trump supporters

    06/08/2016 8:06:06 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 14 replies
    WXMI-TV ^ | June 8, 2016 | The Associated Press
    SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — Authorities in Northern California have arrested three teenage boys involved in violent attacks against Donald Trump supporters after a political rally last week in San Jose, California. The San Jose Police Department said Wednesday that one of the juvenile suspects was arrested for felony assault with a deadly weapon after he was recorded on video striking a man with a blunt object. The victim can be seen bleeding from the head....
  • Huffington Post writer defends 'violent resistance' against Donald Trump

    06/08/2016 7:00:46 PM PDT · by jazusamo · 38 replies
    Fox News ^ | June 8, 2016
    A writer for the Huffington Post is defending his recent op-ed that "a violent response” is the “logical” approach to stopping presumptive Republican nominee Donald Trump. Jesse Benn wrote in the op-ed titled “Sorry Liberals, A Violent Response To Trump Is As Logical As Any,” posted on Monday, “[T]here’s an inherent value in forestalling Trump’s normalization. Violent resistance accomplishes this.” "These denunciations of violence from anti-Trump protestors rest on the misguided view that the divide Trump’s exposed is a typical political disagreement between partisans, and should be handled as such.," he wrote. "This couldn’t be further from the truth. Trump...
  • Huffington Post Op-Ed: ‘A Violent Response to Trump Is as Logical as Any’

    06/08/2016 10:50:58 AM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 17 replies
    The Blaze ^ | June 8, 2016 | Kate Scanlon
    One Huffington Post writer has taken up the argument that “a violent response” is the “logical” approach to the candidacy of presumptive Republican nominee Donald Trump Writer Jesse Benn wrote in a recent op-ed, “[T]here’s an inherent value in forestalling Trump’s normalization. Violent resistance accomplishes this.” In a piece aimed at liberals who have condemned violence at Trump rallies, Benn argued that those who say violence is always “unacceptable and counterproductive” ignore “the history of successful violent insurrection in the US, instead favoring the elementary school version of history in which nonviolence is the only means of struggle that’s ever...
  • Republicans, Vets Hold Rally in San Jose After Violent Donald Trump Protests

    06/07/2016 5:42:35 PM PDT · by SteveH · 15 replies
    nbc bay area / nucuni ^ | 6/6/2016 | lisa fernandez
    The vice chair of California's Republican party supported a rally on Monday at San Jose City Hall to demand answers to the violence that erupted at the Donald Trump rally last week. Harmeet Dhillon, who is a Trump backer and an attorney in San Jose, said she is in favor of a group called Silicon Valley Vet, who is asking San Jose Mayor Sam Liccardo how the Thursday rally got so out of hand. Trump's critics were seen as the main antagonists of the raucous behavior, which included egging, bruising and punches.
  • Political street violence: Trump didn’t make them do it

    06/07/2016 6:02:10 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 5 replies
    Communities Digital News ^ | June 6, 2016 | Pat Hamilton
    After Clinton and Sanders supporters rioted at his San Jose rally, Hillary Clinton, the mayor and the media all blamed Trump. Why? The same reason rape victims are to blame for their rapes. Riots and physical violence have become synonymous with Donald Trump’s rallies, even expected. But the violence has escalated to physical attacks on Trump supporters as they arrive or attempt to leave. In Chicago in March, the Trump campaign canceled a rally at the University of Illinois due to “growing safety concerns.” Later in March, protestors blocked roads to a Trump rally near Phoenix. There were larger-scale protests...
  • Anti-Trump rallies funded by the left

    06/07/2016 11:01:12 AM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 2 replies
    The Washington Times ^ | June 6, 2016 | Tammy Bruce
    From Chicago to Albuquerque to San Diego, and now last week’s obscene riot in San Jose, California, Americans and the world saw supporters of the liberal agenda violently target Trump supporters, peacefully trying to attend a rally, as though they were prey. Make no mistake — these supposed anti-Trump riots are not organic nor are they natural; they are the result of leftist organizing using paid stooges. Fox News reported in March a Craigslist ad posted by Bernie Sanders supporters offering $15 an hour to protest at a Trump rally in Wisconsin. They would also provide shuttle bus transport, parking...
  • Sorry Liberals, A Violent Response To Trump Is As Logical As Any (Here it is)

    06/06/2016 4:09:58 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 65 replies
    The rise of Donald Trump has exposed the frightening underbelly of America’s foulest tendencies. Our racism, nativism, xenophobia, misogyny, Islamophobia, ableism, and propensity toward authoritarianism have been laid bare. Reactions from those who stand opposed to these manifestations of oppression have varied from calm condemnation and routine peaceful protests, to blockades of roads and borderline riotous outbursts, including sporadic violence in various cities. This isn’t a coincidence. There are so many examples of Trump inciting violence the New York Times put together this video documenting some of them. A powerful video juxtaposing his longing for the violence against protestors from...
  • 'Dilbert' Creator: You Know, Trump's Protestors Are Probably Helping Him

    06/06/2016 3:53:43 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 11 replies
    Townhall ^ | June 4, 2016 | Christine Rousselle
    Dilbert creator Scott Adams hasn't been shy about weighing in on his thoughts about the 2016 election. He's been critical of both Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton in the past, but his comments on the recent protests in San Jose make a very good point: they're helping Trump....
  • Hillary Signaling It’s ‘Morally Justified to Assassinate’ Trump, ‘Likely To Trigger A Race War’

    06/06/2016 1:03:43 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 32 replies
    Breitbart ^ | June 5, 2016
    Dilbert creator Scott Adams has at last announced his presidential endorsement: I’ve decided to come off the sidelines and endorse a candidate for President of the United States. […] This past week we saw Clinton pair the idea of President Trump with nuclear disaster, racism, Hitler, the Holocaust, and whatever else makes you tremble in fear. That is good persuasion if you can pull it off because fear is a strong motivator. It is also a sharp pivot from Clinton’s prior approach of talking about her mastery of policy details, her experience, and her gender. Trump took her so-called “woman...
  • Hillary Clinton can't condemn violent protesters without victim-blaming

    06/06/2016 11:46:02 AM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 10 replies
    The Washington Examiner ^ | June 6, 2016 | Ashe Schow
    Asked about the violent protests at Donald Trump rallies, Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders gave a clear answer. "Violence is absolutely and totally unacceptable," he said. He added that if anyone was considering becoming violent, "please do not tell anybody you are a Bernie Sanders supporter, because those are not the supporters that I want." Of course, he couldn't help but also bash Trump, adding that he found the New York business mogul's positions "reprehensible and disgraceful," before launching into a lengthy diatribe about Trump's insults toward women and minorities. Still, Sanders told his audience that defeating Trump would not...