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  • BLM protesters say costly gear to protect them from cops prices them out of civil rights

    08/04/2020 11:03:06 AM PDT · by Justaham · 55 replies
    The New Yorpk Post ^ | 8/4/20 | Jackie Salo
    A group of Black Lives Matter protesters in Seattle are claiming that they’re being priced out of their civil rights by the prohibitive costs of defending themselves against police violence. The lawsuit filed Monday in federal court alleges that the repeated use of force by the Seattle Police Department has made it impossible for them to exercise their right to protest without pricey personal protective gear. “Because protesters now must purchase expensive equipment to be assured that they will be able to protest safely, the indiscriminate use of weapons by SPD implicates equal protection,” the lawsuit says.
  • Ryan Reynolds, Blake Lively 'deeply and unreservedly sorry' for wedding at plantation

    08/04/2020 9:52:25 AM PDT · by yesthatjallen · 79 replies
    The Hill ^ | 08 04 2020 | Justine Coleman
    Actor Ryan Reynolds says he and his wife Blake Lively will “always be deeply and unreservedly sorry” for holding their wedding at a former plantation in South Carolina. Reynolds discussed his “shame” over the 2012 wedding at Boone Hall in Charleston County in an interview posted by Fast Company Tuesday. “It’s something we’ll always be deeply and unreservedly sorry for,” he said. “It’s impossible to reconcile. What we saw at the time was a wedding venue on Pinterest. What we saw after was a place built upon devastating tragedy.” The “Deadpool” actor said a “mistake like that can either cause...
  • July Breaks Gun Sales Record

    08/04/2020 9:43:48 AM PDT · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 22 replies
    The Washington Free Beacon ^ | August 3, 2020 | Stephen Gutowski
    One of the country's leading gun makers saw earnings triple as gun sales once again shattered previous records for the month of July. July 2020 saw an estimated 1,795,602 gun sales—a new record and an increase of 133 percent over July 2019, according to a Washington Free Beacon analysis of FBI data. July is the fifth consecutive month to set a gun-sales record. Chris Killoy, chief executive officer of Sturm, Ruger & Company, said the current spike in sales is unlike anything he has ever seen. The buying spree shows no signs of slowing down and heavy demand will "sustain...
  • Herschel Walker Calls Out NFL, MLB: ‘I Saw a Bunch of People Holding a BLM Sign Burning the Holy Bible, Burning the Flag’

    08/04/2020 9:22:27 AM PDT · by rktman · 34 replies ^ | 8/3/2020 | cnsstaff
    Herschel Walker, a Heisman Trophy winner and member of the College Football Hall of Fame who went on to play twelve seasons in the NFL, posted a video on Twitter on Sunday taking American professional sports leagues to task for their approach to Black Lives Matter. “America wake up,” Walker says in his tweet, “if we love our Country, let’s speak up, stand up and protect it.” “For the first time in a long time I stopped in the middle of my work-out because last night I saw something that really, really disturbed me,” Walker said. “I saw a bunch...
  • Portland Oregon required to make changes to "Visit Portland" vacation ad

    08/04/2020 7:42:40 AM PDT · by TruthWillWin · 15 replies
    Twitter ^ | 8-3-2020 | Unknown
    Current conditions required minor changes to the "Vacation Portland" to make it comply with "Truth in Advertising" laws. Short 1:19 minute video at link.
  • Video: An Anti-Cop Antifa Militant Repeatedly Cries Out For Someone To Call The Police After Woman They Appeared To Be Harassing Stabs One of Them

    08/04/2020 4:41:14 AM PDT · by USA Conservative · 15 replies
    Right Journalism ^ | 08.04.2020 | Natalie Dagenhardt
    A person was stabbed in the Portland-area, she is allegedly an Antifa militant. She’s being treated in the hospital for the wound to the breast. It is unclear what happened leading up to the stabbing, but the woman appeared to be clearly frightened in the video as a group of people followed her while filming. In the video, an anti-cop Antifa militant repeatedly cries out for someone to call the police after a small blonde woman stabbed one of their comrades. The confrontation went down about 6:20 p.m. inside the Lownsdale Square park across from Portland’s Mark O. Hatfield federal...
  • What is Black August and how is it different than Black History Month?

    08/04/2020 4:14:51 AM PDT · by C19fan · 18 replies
    CNN ^ | August 4, 2020 | Harmeet Kaur
    Activists and social justice organizations are celebrating the history of Black resistance this month in what's known as Black August. This year's commemoration follows months of ongoing nationwide protests over systemic racism and the killings of Black people at the hands of police. And no, it's not a second Black History Month. "Welcome to Black August — a month dedicated to learning about Black revolutionaries and honoring their struggle against white supremacy, colonialism, capitalism, and imperialism," the Movement for Black Lives, a coalition of more than 150 leaders and groups, tweeted on Saturday. "Today, we follow in the footsteps of...
  • Local lawmakers are declaring racism a public health crisis in California

    08/04/2020 2:56:20 AM PDT · by USA Conservative · 29 replies
    Fox News ^ | 08.04.2020 | Nick Givas
    Local lawmakers and medical professional from California laid out their plans on Monday to have racism declared a public health crisis throughout the state after various cities and counties voted on measures to label the issue an emergency. Dr. Ravi Kavasery, a physician with AltaMed Health Services, told The Orange County Register that due to the Trump administration's enforcement of federal immigration law, undocumented immigrants are concerned they will be denied citizenship in the future if they attempt to take advantage of California's Medicaid health program. “The very first thing I see is patients who are scared to seek medical...
  • East Bay Residents Charged With Stealing 27 Firearms From Hayward Gun Store

    08/03/2020 8:36:47 PM PDT · by ransomnote · 18 replies ^ | August 3, 2020 | U.S. Attorney’s Office Northern District of California
    OAKLAND – In an indictment partially unsealed today, a federal grand jury charged Dashawn Talifario Taylor, Anthony Lamar Craft, Jr., and Tyronza Hampton, Jr., for stealing 27 firearms from a Hayward gun shop on the night of May 31, 2020, announced United States Attorney David L. Anderson and Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives (ATF) Special Agent in Charge Patrick Gorman. The grand jury also charged Taylor with possession of a stolen firearm and Craft with being a felon in a possession of a firearm.According to the indictment and an affidavit by an ATF agent in connection with...
  • IL state rep. calls for "abolishment of history classes in schools" because they "lead to white privilege and a racist society"

    08/03/2020 7:53:53 PM PDT · by Beave Meister · 43 replies ^ | 8/3/2020 | Adam Ford
    At a Sunday news conference, Illinois State Rep. LaShawn K. Ford (D), along with local leaders, called on the state's Board of Education to "abolish history classes in Illinois schools" because, he said, "current school history teaching leads to white privilege and a racist society." A news release distributed before the event claimed that "current history teaching practices overlook the contributions by Women and members of the Black, Jewish, LGBTQ communities and other groups." The lawmaker demanded history classes in the state immediately cease and remain abolished "until appropriate alternatives are developed." Concerned that current school history teaching leads to...
  • Portland police smash window, slash tires of woman’s Prius during protest dustup (video)

    08/03/2020 6:59:16 PM PDT · by hiho hiho · 95 replies
    OregonLive ^ | Aug. 3, 2020 | Shane Dixon Kavanaugh
    A woman driving a Prius with “press” written on the side had her car tires slashed and rear window shattered by Portland police as she tried to leave the scene of a heated weekend demonstration on the city’s east side, according to the woman and videos of the encounter. Zippy Lomax, 44, said Monday she still feels traumatized nearly two days after police in riot gear smashed up the Toyota in the middle of a residential street after they declared a disturbance and tried to clear the area. “I could not stop crying yesterday,” said Lomax, who has photographed and...
  • Heroic Neighbors Defend Home of Seattle Police Chief From Rioters

    08/03/2020 7:25:18 PM PDT · by lowbridge · 42 replies ^ | August 3, 2020 | TYLER O'NEIL
    On Sunday night, a group of “aggressive protesters” reportedly targeted the home of Seattle Police Chief Carmen Best. Best sent a letter to the city council, urging them to “stand up for what is right” and end “the new way of doing business by mob rule.” She condemned them for their silence and not “speaking against” the lawless rioters. “I wanted to update you on recent events, particularly those that occurred late last night. A residence of mine in Snohomish County was targeted by a large group of aggressive protestors late last night,” Best wrote in a letter to City Council President...
  • SICKOS! BLM Cheers ACL Injury Of NBA Player from Orlando Magic Who Refused To Kneel During The Playing of Our National Anthem

    08/03/2020 6:42:15 PM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 21 replies
    Gateway Pundit ^ | 08/03/2020 | Jacob Engels
    Orlando Magic star Jonathan Issac became the first NBA player to refuse to wear a Black Lives Matter t-shirt and kneel during the national anthem late last week. Issac, who has supported the MAGA movement in the past and is a happily married devout Christian, cited his faith in Jesus Christ and his opposition to the demands of the BLM mob in justifying his decision.As a result, his jersey sales have skyrocketed to #2, only trailing China-owned Lebron James. Sadly, as happens often in sports, Issac tore his ACL towards the end of the game and had to be...
  • Police Probe Arson Attack at Boston-Area Church

    08/03/2020 5:37:38 PM PDT · by marshmallow · 4 replies
    Catholic News Agency ^ | 8/3/20 | Christine Rouselle
    Washington, D.C. Newsroom, Aug 3, 2020 / 03:00 pm MT (CNA).- Police are investigating two fires at Sacred Heart Church in Weymouth, Massachusetts, as arson. Both fires began overnight Sunday. The fire damage was discovered on the morning of Monday, August 3, and the fires were set near the entrances of the church. It is unclear the extent of the damage. The fires were described by local media as being “small.” The fires are believed to have been set sometime between 11 p.m. on Sunday evening and 8 a.m. on Monday. The Massachusetts Department of Fire Services told the Boston...
  • UB removes Millard Fillmore's name from campus

    08/03/2020 1:03:43 PM PDT · by yesthatjallen · 43 replies
    WBEN ^ | 08 03 2020 | Tom Puckett
    Buffalo, NY - UB is removing the names of Millard Fillmore, James O. Putnam and Peter B. Porter from four locations. UB says the decision aligns with "the university’s commitment to fight systemic racism and create a welcoming environment for all." Putnam Way, a road on North Campus, will be renamed Mary Talbert Way in honor of the Buffalo civil rights pioneer. Millard Fillmore Academic Center, which houses academic departments, student residences and other services, and is part of the Ellicott Complex, will be known as Academic Center until a new name is determined. The former Putnam’s Marketplace Eatery in...
  • Portland sees 150-round shooting at apartment building, as crowds continue violent clashes with police

    08/03/2020 7:40:29 AM PDT · by SJackson · 22 replies
    City saw a second, peaceful march early Sunday and violence is 'abating,' say DHS and Portland police More than 150 rounds were fired and one woman was shot in Portland on Friday night while protesters on Saturday – some of whom appeared to impersonate press – threw glass bottles and shined lasers at city police officers sent to quell the nighttime unrest witnessed for more than two months straight. Saturday marked the third night of federal and state law enforcement cooperation in Portland, as the Department of Homeland Security continues to weigh plans to withdraw from the liberal Oregon city....
  • Mayor de Blasio blasted as ‘pathetic’ for not cleaning vandalized BLM mural

    08/03/2020 8:46:22 AM PDT · by conservative98 · 36 replies
    NY Post ^ | August 3, 2020 | 10:15am | Updated | Reuven Fenton, Julia Marsh and Amanda Woods
    The city has yet to clean up splotches of paint thrown on the Black Lives Matter mural in front of Trump Tower a week after the vandal struck — with New Yorkers blaming “pathetic” Mayor Bill de Blasio who “wavers on the flavor of the month.” Mark-David Hutt, 31, of Rochester, NY, was busted on two consecutive days last weekend — July 25 and 26 — for tossing paint on the city’s most controversial BLM display on Fifth Avenue near East 56th Street. On the first day, he was busted just after 5 p.m., and the next morning, he was...
  • Twenty-Six Year-Old Father of 17 Killed in Davenport Funeral Home

    08/03/2020 7:03:35 AM PDT · by blindsangamon · 109 replies ^ | Aug 2, 2020 | Karla Sosa
    The community is mourning tonight after a man was shot dead at a Davenport Funeral Home. 24- year-old Nuemonei Laster is now behind bars, he’s being charged with first degree murder and felon possession of a firearm among other charges. The victim is 26-year-old Jeremy Shorter of Davenport. Police say Shorter was gunned down while attending his son’s visitation at Weerts Funeral Home in Davenport on Saturday morning. Jamie Delaney Shorter is Jeremy’s father and he said he will be strong for the 17 children his son left behind. “That grandpa is going to be there for them and their...
  • All it took was one badass agent (Portland)

    08/03/2020 5:14:27 AM PDT · by lowbridge · 86 replies
    Twitter ^ | July 29, 2020
    Video at link
  • Shakedown: BLM Demands Cut Of Louisville Business Profits For Protection

    08/03/2020 4:34:51 AM PDT · by blam · 44 replies
    Brietbart ^ | 8-3-2020 | Robert Kraychik
    Black Lives Matter (BLM) protesters issued “social justice” and “black liberation” demands regarding “diversity” to a restaurant owner in Louisville, KY, including a directive for “donations” to organizations run by non-whites. Listed demands from a BLM affiliate in Louisville include racial quotas for staff and ownership of business suppliers, donations to organizations run by non-whites, and adjustment to dress codes. The posters used the acronym “BIPOC” (“black or indigenous persons of color”) as a euphemism for non-white persons: 23% of Staff is BIPOC in Front of House 23% of inventory is from BIPOC retailer(s) Regular donations to BIPOC organization Dress...