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  • Autophagia at Berkeley

    04/14/2024 5:19:28 AM PDT · by MtnClimber · 13 replies
    American Thinker ^ | 14 Apr, 2024 | Clarice Feldman
    When you sup with the Devil, you must bring a long spoon. Berkeley law dean Erwin Chemerinsky has never been a favorite of mine, but I love irony, and this week he’s my avatar of people whose actions have come back to bite them. He has publicly bragged, for example, how much easier it is to avoid anti-discrimination laws in his faculty hires than it is in student admission, tacitly admitting that is what he has done and what he encourages others to do. But that seems to be of no avail to him now that he’s become a target...
  • San Francisco tech tycoons are pouring money into moderate lawmakers' election campaigns in bid to unset progressives they blame for destroying city

    02/10/2024 4:44:54 AM PST · by knighthawk · 35 replies
    UK Daily Mail ^ | February 10 2024 | KAMAL SULTAN
    San Francisco tech tycoons are pour ingmoney into the election campaigns of moderate lawmakers in a bid to make the city safer and more hospitable. The Silicon Valley investors, executives and CEOs are trying to use their influence and money to sway public opinion by hosting fundraisers for local candidates and funding city ballot initiatives. They successfully worked to oust San Francisco’s district attorney Chesa Boudin and three school board members back in 2022.
  • Jack Smith’s Wife and Her Communist Family

    01/22/2024 6:39:52 PM PST · by Red Badger · 18 replies
    Independent Sentinel ^ | January 20, 2024 | By M Dowling
    Cliff Kincaid wrote an article for Renew America, titled. 'The communist plot against Trump.' In it, he goes into the special counsel, Jack Smith’s wife, Katie Chevigny. Chevigny is a Biden donor who put together a sympathetic documentary on Michelle Obama. The real story he says, is not Katie Chevigny, but her parents. Kincaid wrote a 12-page special report on them, "The Communists, Globalists, Terrorists, and Fellow Travelers Trying to Jail President Trump". Chevigny’s parents were well-connected to the communist and terrorist movements that backed Barack Hussein Obama. Kincaid says they’re trying to destroy Trump. Her father was a leftist...
  • Oakland NAACP demands prosecution of criminals, hiring more police.......[say what?]

    08/01/2023 6:02:11 AM PDT · by Red Badger · 5 replies
    Just The News ^ | Updated: July 31, 2023 - 11:00pm | By Kenneth Schrupp & The Center Square
    The public reaction against crime has been steadily growing in the Bay Area, with voters last year choosing to recall San Francisco District Attorney Chesa Boudin, who prioritized reducing incarceration through alternatives to prosecution and sentencing for a wide range of crimes. (The Center Square) - The Oakland chapter of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) called upon city leaders to declare a state of emergency on crime, stop defunding the police, and prosecute people who commit serious crimes. In a written, open letter, Cynthia Adams, president of the Oakland branch of the NAACP, and Bishop...
  • Black Voters Say They’re Concerned About Violent Crime. White Liberals Think It’s a GOP ‘Conspiracy’ Fueled by ‘Data Deniers.’

    11/01/2022 1:19:30 PM PDT · by Red Badger · 48 replies
    Free Beacon ^ | Andrew Stiles • November 1, 2022 2:20 pm
    Democrats aren't just out of touch with America, they're out of touch with their own voters Black voters are concerned about violent crime. Most Americans agree, with one notable exception: White liberals. According to a recent Pew survey of registered voters, 82 percent of black Democrats said violent crime was a "very important" issue in the 2022 election, compared with just 33 percent of white Democrats. Overall, 61 percent of registered voters described violent crime as a very important factor when deciding who to vote for in the upcoming midterm election. The groups least likely to agree with that assessment...
  • San Francisco DA announces attempted murder charges against alleged Paul Pelosi attacker

    11/01/2022 7:38:52 AM PDT · by Presbyterian Reporter · 46 replies
    just the news ^ | nov 1 2022 | Ben Whedon
    San Francisco District Attorney Brooke Jenkins on Monday announced a host of charges, including attempted murder, against alleged Paul Pelosi attacker, David DePape. "The charges that we are filing today include attempted murder, residential burglary, assault with a deadly weapon, elder abuse, false imprisonment of an elder as well as threats to a public official and their family," Jenkins said, per Fox News. DePape allegedly broke into the Pelosi household in San Francisco seeking House Speaker Nancy Pelosi. A 911 dispatcher later contacted the authorities and sent them to the home after interpreting Paul Pelosi's "coded" words through an open...
  • Meet the Anti-Israel, Anti-Police LA City Attorney Candidate [Islamist-Socialist Faisal Gill]]

    10/28/2022 10:31:35 AM PDT · by Conservat1 · 5 replies
    Free Beacon ^ | Oct 28, 2022 | A Kredo
    Faisal Gill has worked for a host of anti-Israel groups ...far-left views on community policing and crime are so extreme that Democratic representative Karen Bass, who is running to be the city’s mayor, withdrew her endorsement. Faisal Gill, a libertarian Republican-turned-progressive Democrat, is running to become L.A.’s city attorney, a powerful post that will give him the ability to decide what types of minor crimes are prosecuted. "The city attorney is not elected to defend the police," Gill states on his campaign website. He also says he wants to end cash bail, support safe injection sites, and reduce criminal prosecutions....
  • Cotopaxi Closes San Francisco Store after Multiple Break-Ins: ‘City of Chaos’ [because the police and district attorney refuse to protect people from criminals]

    10/18/2022 5:48:59 PM PDT · by grundle · 10 replies
    National Review via Yahoo ^ | October 18, 2022 | Caroline Downey
    “Our team is terrified. They feel unsafe. Security guards don’t help because these theft rings know that security guards won’t/can’t stop them. It’s impossible for a retail store to operate in these circumstances, especially when cities refuse to take any action (despite us paying taxes well above any other state we operate in),” he said. Smith slammed the city for reducing police presence in the neighborhood, likely owing to demands from defund-the-police advocates, “despite mass-scale crime.” He recounted terrifying incidents he and his wife have experienced while visiting San Francisco, a city he “used to love” that has now deteriorated...
  • New San Francisco District Attorney Brooke Jenkins makes wave of firings. Progressives call it 'terrifying.'

    07/16/2022 5:16:18 PM PDT · by MarvinStinson · 46 replies
    sfgate ^ | July 15, 2022
    New San Francisco District Attorney Brooke Jenkins fired 15 people in her office on Friday, with one in particular prompting an outcry. It comes in the first week after Jenkins was appointed by Mayor London Breed following the recall of Chesa Boudin. "Today, I made difficult, but important changes to my management team and staff that will help advance my vision to restore a sense of safety in San Francisco by holding serious and repeat offenders accountable and implementing smart criminal justice reforms," Jenkins said in a statement. Managing Attorney Arcelia Hurtado was the first member of the office to...
  • New San Francisco District Attorney Brooke Jenkins blasts 'disturbing' recording as office tensions boil over

    07/16/2022 2:58:19 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 19 replies
    San Francisco Chronicle ^ | July 14, 2022 | Eric Ting
    New San Francisco District Attorney Brooke Jenkins is speaking out after someone recorded her first meeting with senior staffers last Friday without her permission. SFGATE first reported on what was said in that meeting, which was described as "icy" by attendees. On Wednesday, the San Francisco Examiner published a story with direct quotes Jenkins used in the meeting thanks to "a recording of the meeting obtained by The Examiner." Under California law, it is generally illegal to record a private conversation unless all parties present give consent. Jenkins, who was appointed by Mayor London Breed to replace the recalled Chesa...
  • San Francisco DA Brooke Jenkins fires 15 of Chesa Boudin’s staffers

    07/16/2022 3:04:17 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 29 replies
    New York Post ^ | July 16, 2022 | Rich Calder
    San Francisco’s no-nonsense new district attorney is cleaning house — as she reportedly laid off 15 staffers inherited from her booted, woke predecessor. The firings Friday by Brooke Jenkins come nearly two weeks after she was appointed district attorney by Mayor London Breed following the recall of her much-maligned predecessor Chesa Boudin, according to “Today, I made difficult, but important changes to my management team and staff that will help advance my vision to restore a sense of safety in San Francisco by holding serious and repeat offenders accountable and implementing smart criminal justice reforms,” Jenkins said in a...
  • Breed, SF Supe Spar Over Ballot Measure Mayor Calls Democratic Socialist Power Grab (SF Mayors Bashes Progressives)

    07/12/2022 2:15:35 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 14 replies
    KCBS ^ | 7/12 | Marcus White
    San Francisco Mayor London Breed says a potential ballot measure to move citywide elections to presidential years is a democratic socialist power grab, and the proposal's author is pushing back. Breed, a Democrat, characterized Supervisor Dean Preston's proposal to hold the next mayor, sheriff, district attorney, city attorney elections and treasurer in 2024 – and every four years after that – rather than in 2023 as Preston and a "group of democratic socialists" deciding "they want to have more control and power of being able to get their people elected." Preston, the board's first democratic socialist supervisor in decades, introduced...
  • Anti-Black, gay, Asian bias fuel California hate crime surge

    06/28/2022 1:20:58 PM PDT · by Oldeconomybuyer · 31 replies
    The Associated Press ^ | June 28, 2022
    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Hate crimes driven by homophobia and racism resulted in a 33% surge in reported incidents in California last year, following a similar spike in hate-driven attacks the year prior and confirming what officials have been hearing anecdotally since the pandemic began, the state’s attorney general said Tuesday. Attorney General Rob Bonta said that crimes against Black people were again the most prevalent in 2021, climbing 13% from 2020 to 513 reported incidents. Hate crimes motivated by sexual orientation bias increased nearly 50% to 303 incidents while crimes against Asian Americans were up 178% to 247 incidents....
  • Are San Franciscans finally waking up? The barest grains of sense are possibly evident again in the City by the Bay

    06/25/2022 8:29:29 PM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 18 replies
    American Thinker ^ | 06/25/2022 | Michael Letts
    Maybe San Franciscans aren't as blindly left as they appear to the rest of the country. First, Democrat mayor London Breed had to backtrack on defunding the police when faced with the reality of what happened after the police were defunded. Crime increased...a lot. Then the public recalled members of the school board who were more interested in pushing ideology than keeping schools open. Democrat district attorney Chesa Boudin didn't see or refused to see what was happening in his city. Residents grew tired of his failure to go after criminals and enforce laws. Boudin, a political newcomer, took office...
  • Colombia's election: How could the voters be so stupid? They just elected a far-left Hugo Chavez-adoring freak named Gustavo Petro for president

    06/21/2022 9:40:03 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 52 replies
    American Thinker ^ | 06/21/2022 | Monica Showalter
    Colombia, which is America's strongest ally, has always had the most level-headed voters in the region. They've had two conservative parties, sometimes at once, and voters there have always rejected the crazy left, which in their case, is a Castro-grade revolutionary crazy grade of left, with Bill Ayers-types on steroids. They did, after all, fight a 60-year war against Marxist narcoterrorists, with only a few university wokesters defending them. So it was shocking news that on Sunday, Colombians went and elected just about the worst leftist of this stripe, a former M-19 narcoguerrilla named Gustavo Petro, president, turning one of...
  • Over 75% of felony firearms cases dismissed, discharged, or diverted under SFDA Chesa Boudin

    06/11/2022 8:27:47 AM PDT · by jdege · 21 replies
    California Political Review ^ | June 7, 2022 | Stephen Frank
    The DA’s office apparently did not record the specific county jail sentences for many cases in its data dashboard. For the convictions where the DA provided specific county jail sentencing information, roughly half of the sentences agreed to were eight days or less, and some were as low as one or two days. The DA’s data, along with court records and information from DataSF, tell a chilling tale of gang members, drug dealers, and multiple violent repeat offenders sometimes serving just a short time in county jail, released on probation, or sent to diversion programs.

    06/12/2022 3:30:21 PM PDT · by Rummyfan · 69 replies
    The Atlantic ^ | 8 June 2022 | Nellie Bowles
    an francisco was conquered by the United States in 1846, and two years later, the Americans discovered gold. That’s about when my ancestors came—my German great-great-great-grandfather worked at a butcher shop on Jackson Street. The gold dried up but too many young men with outlandish dreams remained. The little city, prone to earthquakes and fires, kept growing. The Beats came, then the hippies; the moxie and hubris of the place remained. My grandmother’s favorite insult was to call someone dull. I learned young that it was impolite to point when a naked man passed by, groceries in hand. If someone...
  • Soros Stiff-Arms Chesa Boudin After San Francisco Voters Kick Him to Curb

    06/12/2022 6:59:58 AM PDT · by MarvinStinson · 24 replies
    freebeacon ^ | June 10, 2022 | Brent Scher and Josh Christenson
    Representatives for George Soros no longer want to be associated with disgraced prosecutor Chesa Boudin now that he's been rebuked by the liberal voters of San Francisco, the Washington Free Beacon has learned. Hours after Boudin was recalled by double-digits on Tuesday, representatives for the liberal billionaire contacted the Free Beacon to reject its characterization of Boudin as a "George Soros darling." The Soros representatives from public relations firm BerlinRosen say he never contributed to Boudin, and that it is wrong to label Boudin a "Soros prosecutor." "We disagree with any analysis that labels any prosecutor as a ‘Soros prosecutor'—each...
  • 3 Takeaways From The Successful Recall Of San Francisco’s Far-Left DA Chesa Boudin

    06/08/2022 8:18:11 PM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 9 replies
    The Federalist ^ | 06/08/2022 | Helen Raleigh
    On Tuesday, San Francisco’s largely liberal residents successfully recalled their woke district attorney, Chesa Boudin. The majority of San Franciscans held Boudin accountable for the city’s skyrocketing crimes and the deterioration of the quality of life. The recall’s success has significant implications for San Francisco and the rest of the country. 1. Wokeness Gone Too Far, Even For Democrat VotersSince elected San Francisco’s DA in November 2019, Boudin has become the standard-bearer of the so-called progressive prosecution movement, which includes Los Angeles County DA George Gascón (he previously served as San Francisco’s DA), Chicago Cook County DA Kim Foxx, Philadelphia...
  • Report: U.S. Has 75 ‘Soros-backed’ Radical Prosecutors

    06/08/2022 6:48:38 PM PDT · by MarvinStinson · 15 replies
    breitbart ^ | 8 Jun 2022 | JOEL B. POLLAK
    A new report concludes that there are 75 radical left-wing prosecutors linked to billionaire Democrat mega-donor George Soros, who has been spending lavishly in recent years to elect proponents of “criminal justice reform” across the country. The report, by the Law Enforcement Legal Defense Fund (LELDF), is the first of its kind to put such a large figure on Soros’s role. When Soros’s role in such elections was first reported during the 2018 election cycle, the Los Angeles Times identified 21 races in which he was involved, and suggested that he might have been involved in far more that were...