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  • Andy Ngo Unmasks Antifa

    01/31/2021 7:21:19 PM PST · by george76 · 19 replies
    Washington Free Beacon ^ | JANUARY 31, 2021 | Alex Nester
    New book fights popular narrative on radical leftists.. Andy Ngo fell to the concrete, bleeding from his ear. Vessels in his brain had burst, doctors later told him, and blood pooled on his brain. Ngo, a journalist, had been attacked by members of Antifa while covering one of the "antifascist" group’s demonstrations in Portland in 2019. "No hate, no fear," Ngo recalled the group shouting around him. The Portland native learned early on, however, that hate and fear are bedrocks of this radical movement. Ngo began covering Antifa for the Portland State Vanguard, where he went to graduate school, taking...
  • FBI: Florida Man Daniel Baker Arrested For Plotting Violent Attack On Pro-Trump Protesters At State Capitol Building

    01/17/2021 11:00:30 PM PST · by yesthatjallen · 22 replies
    CBS local Miami ^ | 01 15 2021 | Staff
    Federal law enforcement agents have arrested a Florida Man and charged him with trying to organize an armed response to pro-President Donald Trump protesters expected at the state Capitol on Sunday. The U.S. Attorney’s Office announced that the FBI arrested Daniel Baker of Tallahassee on Friday. Authorities say Baker issued a “call to arms” on social media to recruit people in a plot to create an armed circle around protesters and trap them in the Capitol complex “using firearms.” “Extremists intent on violence from either end of the political and social spectrums must be stopped, and they will be stopped,”...
  • UPDATE: Antifa Activist Daniel Alan Baker Arrested for Plotting to Murder Trump Supporters — Tells Supporters on YouTube He Received Soros Money

    01/16/2021 9:19:52 AM PST · by bitt · 50 replies
    GATEWAY PUNDIT ^ | 1/16/2021 | Jim Hoft
    Antifa supporter Daniel Alan Baker was arrested for plotting to murder Trump supporters and police on Inauguration Day. He trained in Syria in 2017 with the YPG, was featured on VICE, and in 2020 participated in the CHAZ insurrection in Seattle, per DOJ documents. Jack Posobiec broke the story Friday. see links Daniel Alan Baker wanted to stockpile AK-47s and build bombs in CHAZ district in Seattle to start “the revolution.” Baker posted links to CNN on his “Call to Arms” to kill Trump supporters and police officers on Inauguration Day.
  • Rethinking the Seattle "CHOP" Takings Case. Property owners are suing the city for helping far-left activists seize control of their property

    10/26/2020 1:12:54 PM PDT · by karpov · 26 replies
    Reason ^ | October 21, 2020 | Ilya Somin
    Throughout much of June 2020, far-left activists exercised control over a part of Seattle that came to be known as the "Capitol Hill Organized Protest Zone" (CHOP). City officials allowed the activists to control the 16-block area in the wake of clashes with police arising from protests triggered by the brutal killing of George Floyd by police officers in Minnesota. During the three week period of CHOP "autonomy" (which was finally ended when the mayor ordered police to clear the area on July 1), there was extensive violence and property damage in the area. Property owners have sued the city,...
  • Seattle Officers Refuse to Retire from PD Quietly

    10/26/2020 10:50:43 AM PDT · by Zenyatta · 4 replies
    American Patriot ^ | American Patriot
    Seattle has had a rough go of it for 2020, and that’s not even taking into consideration the pandemic. Liberals have overtaken the city. First, they had to deal with CHAZ, the Capitol Hill Autonomous Zone. Now, they’re dealing with radical leftist leaders who want to allow the criminals to rule while punishing the law-abiding citizens. Seattle officers are done with it all – and many are retiring years before anticipated just to distance themselves from the stupidity. While they could turn in their paperwork and go silently, they’re standing up to their oppressors. They’re being bold and honest in...
  • Federal Judge Allows 21 Businesses to Sue Seattle Over Harms Caused by CHOP ( formerly known at CHAZ )

    10/18/2020 8:45:00 AM PDT · by george76 · 34 replies
    Newsweek ^ | 10/17/20 | DANIEL VILLARREAL
    Friday, a federal district court judge allowed a lawsuit brought by 21 businesses against the city of Seattle to proceed, despite the city's attempt to have it dismissed. The lawsuit accuses the city of harming local business owners by allowing the existence of Capitol Hill Organized Protest (CHOP), a self-declared autonomous zone that was established and occupied by racial justice protestors from June 8 to July 1. The occupied zone blocked all car traffic, reducing the businesses' access to customers, vendors and revenue, the lawsuit says. The lawsuit further alleges that city police largely neglected the zone, allowing protesters and...
  • Report: Seattle Mayor May Face Federal Charges Over ‘Autonomous Zone’ Fiasco

    09/16/2020 7:19:51 PM PDT · by Beave Meister · 36 replies
    The Daily Wire ^ | 9/16/2020 | Tim Pearce
    The Department of Justice is looking into whether federal charges can be brought against Seattle Mayor Jenny Durkan over her failure to crack down on a so-called “autonomous zone” controlled for weeks by rioters. Attorney General William Barr has tasked the DOJ’s civil rights division with investigating whether charges can be brought against Durkan, The New York Times reported on Wednesday evening citing two people familiar with the discussions. Barr has also asked federal prosecutors to consider charging rioters with sedition and insurrection against the United States government, according to The Wall Street Journal. Rioters took over several city blocks...
  • Kansas City Chiefs fans won't have headdresses or face paint as season starts

    09/10/2020 3:44:22 AM PDT · by Libloather · 52 replies
    See BS 'News' ^ | 9/10/20
    Mission, Kansas - Kansas City Chiefs fans who file into Arrowhead Stadium Thursday evening for a masked and socially distanced start to the NFL season won't be wearing headdresses or face paint amid a nationwide push for racial justice following the police-custody death of George Floyd in Minneapolis. The Chiefs will be taking on the Houston Texans. The move by the reigning Super Bowl champions has pleased Native Americans as a good first step but frustrated some of the 17,000 fans who will be in the stands as the team becomes the first to take the field in front of...
  • Seattle police recover weapons, homemade spike strips and mortar from Cal Anderson Park (CHAZ/CHOP)

    09/07/2020 6:38:54 PM PDT · by Libloather · 9 replies
    King 5 ^ | 9/01/20 | Sebastian Robertson
    Crews from the Seattle Parks and Recreation Department, alongside the Seattle Police Department, led a large scale clean-up of Cal Anderson Park on Capitol Hill on Tuesday. Officers recovered weapons and shields during the sweep. According to the Seattle Police Blotter, "Officers obtained a warrant to search the tent and recovered a machete, hatchet, homemade spike strips, an unexploded mortar, and multiple makeshift shields." No arrests were made in connection to the recovered evidence, but Seattle police said the investigation is ongoing. Cal Anderson Park was part of the area known as the Capitol Hill Organized Protest zone, or CHOP,...
  • The Street Violence And Gunplay Started With The Left, Not The Right

    09/02/2020 10:25:22 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 13 replies
    The Federalist ^ | September 2, 2020 | John Daniel Davidson
    As clashes between protesters and counter-protesters turn increasingly violent, the media wants you to think it’s the fault of 'right-wing extremists.' It’s not. In the wake of recent deadly clashes between Black Lives Matter activists and counter-protesters in Portland and Kenosha, Wis., the media is rolling out a new narrative: that right-wing extremists have introduced firearms to what have been, until now, “largely peaceful protests,” and BLM demonstrators are now trying to figure out how to keep themselves safe.Consider an appallingly dishonest New York Times headline on Tuesday that , “As Guns Get Drawn at Protest Sites, Demonstrators Fear a...
  • Father of Seattle CHOP shooting victim sues state, local government for $3 billion

    08/29/2020 2:21:43 PM PDT · by NoLibZone · 19 replies
    Fox News ^ | 8/29/20 | Peter Aitken By Peter Aitken
    The father of a 19-year-old who was shot in the Seattle Capitol Hill Organized Protest (CHOP), has filed claims in excess of $3 billion against state and local governments, accusing them of allowing a “state of lawlessness,” according to reports. Horace Lorenzo Anderson Sr., 50, previously appeared on “Hannity,” claiming that police and Seattle Mayor Jenny Durkin had not provided him with any information since his son Horace Lorenzo Anderson Jr.’s death on June 20. "They need to come talk to me and somebody needs to come tell me something, because I still don't know nothing," an emotional Anderson told...
  • Father of Man Killed in Seattle's CHAZ/CHOP Sues City, State for $3 BILLION For Actions and Inactions Leading To Hazardous and Lawless Situation

    08/29/2020 8:52:18 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 51 replies
    PJ Media ^ | 08/29/2020 | Jeff Reynolds
    The father of the man killed inside Seattle’s CHAZ/CHOP zone has sued the City of Seattle, King County, and the State of Washington for $3 billion. In the suit, the father’s attorneys claim that actions and inactions by local government authorities led to a hazardous and lawless situation that resulted in the death of 19-year-old Horace Lorenzo Anderson, who went by Lorenzo. According to KING 5 News, attorneys for Lorenzo’s father, Horace Anderson, released a statement: “It is important to hold our government leaders accountable so this will not happen again,” said Attorney Evan Oshan in a prepared statement. “Those...
  • The New York Times has finally woken up to the fact that Seattle’s CHOP was a complete disaster - a month after it was disbanded

    08/09/2020 12:04:45 PM PDT · by Libloather · 24 replies
    RT ^ | 8/07/20 | Guy Birchall
    Following an investigative report the paper of record has revealed that business owners who were stuck in the Capitol Hill Organised Protest ‘aren’t so sure about abolishing the police’. No sh*t Sherlock. The New York Times has done something distinctly out of character and actually produced some decent journalism. Taking a break from getting editors sacked for allowing Republican senators to write op-eds and forcing out the few remaining sane people on their staff for not quaffing the identity politics Cool-Aid enthusiastically enough, they dispatched a reporter to Seattle to pick through the remnants of the CHOP, a month after...
  • Seattle Rioters Break Into Businesses, Loot, and Set Fires

    07/25/2020 1:25:21 PM PDT · by Reno89519 · 123 replies
    Epoch Times ^ | July 23, 2019 (Updated July 24) | Zachary Stieber
    A group of about 150 rioters in Seattle gathered late July 22 to cause significant damage in the former so-called autonomous zone, setting fires, breaking into businesses, and looting, police said. ... [Business owners] reached out to police officers, they were told nothing could be done. ... Rioters “roamed about the Capital Hill neighborhood, doing massive amounts of property damage, looting, shooting fireworks, and committing arson,” the Seattle Police Department said in a statement. ... Police officials said no arrests were made and no officers were injured. ... “Life safety is our primary focus. When people damage property and the...
  • Mother of 19-year-old fatally shot in CHOP zone files wrongful-death claim against city (Seattle)

    07/21/2020 2:12:45 AM PDT · by Libloather · 20 replies
    Seattle Times ^ | 7/20/20 | Sara Jean Green
    The mother of a 19-year-old Seattle man fatally shot last month in the Capitol Hill Organized Protest (CHOP) zone filed a wrongful-death claim against the city of Seattle on Monday, alleging city officials created a dangerous environment by allowing protesters to occupy six city blocks and that police and fire officials failed to protect or medically assist her son. **SNIP** Sinclair Martin, a caseworker at Seattle’s People of Color Against AIDS Network, said her son helped out during yearly counts of people living outdoors and participated in a Rainier Beach youth program. He loved basketball and football, and was pursuing...
  • Video: "Pick up my shells" "You don't know me" -ChopSeattle murder of teen in white jeep

    07/11/2020 5:36:48 PM PDT · by blueplum · 25 replies
    Instagram ^ | 11 Jul 2020 | unk
    Clips from this video started showing up on Twitter this afternoon under the #chop hashtag. The link above is the full video that was first posted to instagram on Jun 29 but not circulated. GRAPHIC
  • Trump Finally Reveals His Role in Putting Down the 'CHOP' Antifa Occupation in Seattle

    07/10/2020 8:03:25 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 28 replies
    PJ Media ^ | 07/10/2020 | Tyler O' Neill
    When Mayor Jenny Durkan (D-Seattle) finally sent police in to clear up the Capitol Hill Autonomous Zone (CHAZ) Occupied Protest (CHOP) — perhaps better referred to as “Antifastan” (no offense to Central Asian countries) — she only acted because President Donald Trump was about to do so if she delayed. The president himself confirmed a rumor to that effect on Sean Hannity’s show Thursday night. Trump said he forced Durkan’s hand to restore law and order after antifa militants had seized territory in Seattle. “I had a source that told me, I was not able to confirm it, that one...
  • Did Seattle Far Left “Security” Murder and Assault Black Children?

    07/08/2020 7:43:42 AM PDT · by marktwain · 7 replies
    AmmoLand ^ | 3 July, 2020 | Dean Weingarten
    Video evidence suggests it was murder. Viewers report hearing an occupier say, presumably to the individuals in the car, “Oh, you are not dead yet?”Screenshot from KOMO Youtube video, cropped and scaled by Dean Weingarten At 03:00 a.m., in the Seattle lawless zone, known as CHAZ or CHOP, two children were killed by what some refer to as CHOP security.A couple of minutes before 3 a.m. in the early morning of June 29,  according to the clock on a surveillance camera, the latest shooting at the CHAZ or CHOP occurred just outside the border of the lawless zone. Two teenage...
  • Nation’s Values Under Attack—We Must Do This to Stop the Left’s Socialist Agenda

    07/07/2020 9:27:41 AM PDT · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 1 replies
    The Heritage Foundation ^ | July 3, 2020 | Kay Coles James
    Our country is under attack from radical leftists. Mobs rampage through our streets, monuments are being destroyed, and the very law and order that ensures our communities’ peace and security is being undermined. In far too many instances, those bent on destruction have hijacked protests, creating violence and division and ultimately attacking the very foundation of our nation. For them, it’s not about resolving race issues; it’s about using racial discontent to forward their anarchist agenda. One such group is Antifa. While it is widely recognized as a far-left fringe group, another organization—just as radical—has managed to drape itself in...

    07/06/2020 7:31:13 AM PDT · by artichokegrower · 32 replies
    Pacific Pundit ^ | July 4, 2020
    Looks like Raz Simone, but the Seattle corrupt media wouldn’t release the official name of this terrorist. Only describing him as a CHOP leader. He cries like a baby as he gets arrested.