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  • Portland Antifa attack journalist Brandon Brown with bear spray while police watch from a distance

    02/09/2020 8:36:32 AM PST · by E. Pluribus Unum · 36 replies
    NOQ Report ^ | February 9, 2020 | CQ Livingston
    Domestic terrorist group Antifa doesn’t like independent journalist Brandon Brown. Even with other journalists and Portland police watching, they attacked Brown for the second time in two months, this time hitting him in the face with “bear spray,” a form of mace intended to hurt and blind attacking bears. Video recorded by antifa writer Shane Burley shows the mob harassing, assaulting & pepper spraying local citizen journalist Brandon Brown. Brown was attacked & robbed by antifa militants for recording them in Olympia, Wash. in December. https://t.co/jC6I7aRcVs pic.twitter.com/flERgVLfKm— Andy Ngo (@MrAndyNgo) February 8, 2020
  • Man arrested after allegedly driving van into GOP registration tent

    02/09/2020 7:48:11 AM PST · by lowbridge · 54 replies
    abcnews.go.com ^ | February 9, 2020 | Jon Haworth
    A man has been arrested after allegedly deliberately driving a van into a tent full of Trump supporters who were working to register new voters at a shopping center parking lot. The incident occurred on Saturday afternoon in the Kernan Village Shopping Center in eastern Jacksonville, Florida, when a man, later identified by the Jacksonville Sheriff’s Office as 27-year-old Gregory Timm, allegedly drove a van through a tent where people were working to register voters. The driver narrowly missed several people in the tent and fled the scene after the incident by car.
  • The FBI Just Put White Nationalists and Neo-Nazis On The Same Threat Level as ISIS

    02/07/2020 6:19:40 AM PST · by Enlightened1 · 52 replies
    Vice ^ | 02/06/20 | Tess Owen
    “Not only is the terror threat diverse, it’s unrelenting," said FBI chief Chris Wray In a hearing before the House Judiciary Committee on Wednesday, FBI Director Christopher Wray outlined several concrete steps the agency had taken to combat violent far-right extremists, explaining that the “national threat priority” designation puts those groups or individuals on the same footing as ISIS” in terms of the resources the FBI will devote to it. “We’re particularly focused on domestic terrorism, especially racially or ethnically motivated violent extremists,” said Wray. “Not only is the terror threat diverse, it’s unrelenting... He also said that he’d created...
  • Jersey City shooters had a bomb in their truck with the reach of five football fields, FBI says

    01/15/2020 12:38:39 AM PST · by grundle · 21 replies
    cnn.com ^ | January 13, 2020 | Mark Morales
    New Jersey shooters David Anderson and Francine Graham had an improvised explosive device inside their U-Haul van that had the reach of five football fields, a weapon that could have been part of larger wave of attacks targeting the Jewish community and law enforcement, officials said Monday. "If it exploded in the right place it could have certainly injured or killed people up to five football fields away," said FBI Newark Special Agent in Charge Gregory Ehrie. Ehrie and others mentioned the homemade bomb along with new details about the investigation into both the shooters and the incidents that led...
  • Colorado mom, inspired by QAnon conspiracy, sought to kidnap her own child, police say

    01/07/2020 2:09:16 PM PST · by yesthatjallen · 26 replies
    NBC ^ | 01 07 2020 | Elisha Fieldstadt
    A Colorado mother has been accused of plotting to kidnap her child, who had been removed from her custody, in a raid with the help of far-right QAnon conspiracy theorists. Cynthia Abcug, 50, was charged last month with conspiracy to commit second-degree kidnapping, according to the Parker Police Department in Douglas County. According to an arrest affidavit, Abcug's daughter, who was still in her custody, told police and child services caseworkers in September that her mother had "gotten into some conspiracy theories and she was 'spiraling down it'" since her sibling was removed from the home. She also said her...
  • ‘They’re terrorists’: Philadelphia restaurant owner blames antifa for vandalism

    01/03/2020 11:12:48 PM PST · by Swarthy Greek Immigrant · 28 replies
    thepostmillennial.com ^ | 01/03/2020 | Andy Ngo
    ‘They’re terrorists’: Philadelphia restaurant owner blames antifa for vandalism Andy Ngo, 5 hours ago A 75-year-old restaurant owner in Philadelphia had nearly all the windows of his business destroyed early on New Year’s Day in an attack he blames on antifa. “They’re terrorists. They just knocked out $20,000 worth of glass,” says restaurant owner Jack Gillespie. He says the vandalism this week is the culmination of weeks of targeted harassment by left-wing activists and antifa groups angry that members of two right-wing organizations were allowed to patronize the Millcreek Tavern.
  • 'I will not back down': Rep. Matt Shea, accused of 'domestic terrorism,' refuses to resign

    12/21/2019 7:15:36 AM PST · by yesthatjallen · 45 replies
    KREM ^ | December 20, 2019 | Kaitlin Riordan, Ian Smay, Casey Decker
    The House Republican Caucus has expelled Matt Shea after an investigation revealed that he "participated in an act of domestic terrorism against the United States." Shea represents Washington’s 4th District, which encapsulates the area surrounding Spokane Valley. He has since taken to social media to call the investigation a "sham." On Facebook he wrote: "Like we are seeing with our President this is a sham investigation meant to silence those of us who stand up against attempts to disarm and destroy our great country. I will not back down, I will not give in, I will not resign. Stand strong...
  • Former president of org “dedicated to showing that Islam is a religion of peace” charged with jihad terror activity

    12/04/2019 11:44:07 AM PST · by robowombat · 4 replies
    JIHAD WATCH ^ | DEC 3, 2019 11:00 AM | ROBERT SPENCER
    Former president of org “dedicated to showing that Islam is a religion of peace” charged with jihad terror activity DEC 3, 2019 11:00 AM BY ROBERT SPENCER Jehad Serwan Mostafa “was once president of the now-defunct Muslim Youth Council of San Diego, which said on its website that it was ‘dedicated to showing the world that Islam is a religion of peace and Muslims are a peaceful and productive part of society.’ Mostafa’s father, Halim Mostafa, a Kurdish Syrian, made a low-budget film, ‘Mozlym,’ that was released in 2008 and billed as an effort to show how the true meaning...
  • Fort Hood shooting survivor questions handling of case 10 years after massacre

    11/05/2019 3:14:14 PM PST · by george76 · 27 replies
    Fox News ^ | 11/5/2019 | David Montanaro
    Hasan has remained on death row for seven years and counting. Manning said he hopes "justice gets served" but realizes Hasan may never be executed. ... When it came to Hasan, Manning said, there was a double standard. Hasan wrote emails to radical American cleric Anwar al-Awlaki seeking advice on reconciling his Muslim faith with serving in the Army. This fact was known to the FBI. “You could lose your security clearance in the Army for having bad credit and be kicked out of the Army. But you can't lose your security clearance for talking to a member of Al...
  • The First Illegal Alien To Commit A North American Terrorist Attack Is On Trial

    10/14/2019 5:09:31 AM PDT · by gattaca · 8 replies
    The Federalist ^ | October 14, 2019 | Todd Bensman
    FULL TITLE: The First Illegal Alien To Commit A North American Terrorist Attack Is On Trial, But Don’t Expect The Media To Cover It Trump, after all the media ridicule, was correct in saying that potential terrorists have illegally crossed the United States' southern border. Abdulahi Hasan Sharif of Somalia did. And it could happen again. Many who have professionally worried, as did former Department of Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson, that violent jihadists might illegally cross the United States’ southern border are often sanctimoniously challenged with this: “Name a single U.S. border-crossing immigrant asylum-seeker who ever committed a terrorist...
  • Antifa activist facing assault charges was tied to Democratic policymakers

    09/28/2019 4:40:10 PM PDT · by mplc51 · 9 replies
    Fox ^ | 09/28/2019 | fred Lucas
    What a difference a year made for Joseph Alcoff. On Monday, the 37-year-old has a court date in connection with charges he’s facing in Philadelphia that include aggravated assault and ethnic intimidation for allegedly being part of an Antifa mob in November that attacked two Marines, Alejandro Godinez and Luis Torres, both Hispanic. Alcoff and two others charged in the attack have pleaded not guilty. ANTIFA FIGURE CHARGED IN MARINE ATTACK But while Democratic officials are distancing themselves from Alcoff now, until recently he was a well-connected, aspiring political player in Washington who may have even had a hand in...
  • Prosecutors say American Airlines mechanic accused of sabotaging flight has ties to ISIS

    09/18/2019 11:42:29 AM PDT · by rdl6989 · 113 replies
    The Hill ^ | 09/18/19 | Zack Budryk
    Federal prosecutors on Wednesday claimed a former American Airlines mechanic accused of sabotaging a flight’s navigation system had ties to ISIS, according to ABC10. Prosecutors in Miami said Abdul-Majeed Marouf Ahmed Alani admitted to sabotaging the airplane July 17 ahead of a scheduled flight from Miami to Nassau, Bahamas, but said it was out of frustration over stalled union contract talks.
  • Governor Cuomo Advances First-in-the-Nation Domestic Terrorism Law (tr)

    09/10/2019 8:45:42 AM PDT · by yesthatjallen · 32 replies
    NY GOV ^ | August 15, 2019 | Staff
    Governor Cuomo Advances First-in-the-Nation Domestic Terrorism Law to Include Mass Violence Motivated By Hate New York State "Hate Crimes Domestic Terrorism Act" To Define Hate-Fueled Murder with the Intent to Cause Mass Casualties as an Act of Domestic Terrorism with Penalty Equivalent to Other Acts of Terrorism Cuomo Also Calls on Congress to Enact a Federal Domestic Terrorism Law, Including Banning Weapons Used to Perpetrate These Crimes: Military Style Assault Weapons and High Capacity Magazines, and Enacting Universal Background Checks Cuomo: "White supremacists, anti-Semites, anti-LGBTQ white nationalists - these are Americans committing mass hate crimes against other Americans and it...
  • American Airlines mechanic in Miami charged with sabotaging plane. It aborted takeoff.

    09/05/2019 9:01:51 PM PDT · by george76 · 78 replies
    MIAMI HERALD ^ | SEPTEMBER 05, 2019 | JAY WEAVER
    An American Airlines mechanic was arrested Thursday on a sabotage charge accusing him of disabling a navigation system on a flight with 150 people aboard before it was scheduled to take off from Miami International Airport earlier this summer. The reason, according to a criminal complaint affidavit filed in Miami federal court: Abdul-Majeed Marouf Ahmed Alani, a veteran employee, was upset over stalled union contract negotiations. None of the passengers and crew on the flight to Nassau were injured because the tampering with the so-called air data module caused an error alert as the pilots powered up the plane’s engines...
  • San Francisco officials brand NRA a ‘domestic terrorist organization’

    09/04/2019 8:58:39 AM PDT · by servo1969 · 75 replies
    Fox News ^ | 9-4-2019 | Adam Shaw
    The San Francisco Board of Supervisors has passed a resolution declaring the National Rifle Association a "domestic terrorist organization" and urged the federal government to do the same - the latest escalation in the heated rhetoric from Democrats regarding the NRA in the wake of several deadly mass shootings. The resolution, which passed Tuesday and says the U.S. is "plagued by an epidemic of gun violence," accuses the NRA of using "its considerable wealth and organization strength to promote gun ownership and incite gun owners to acts of violence." ------ The document resolves to assess the relationships that those who...
  • Protester files $250,000 lawsuit against Portland Police over injuries at 2018 protest

    09/01/2019 5:59:57 PM PDT · by simpson96 · 23 replies
    KATU2.com ^ | 8/5/2019 | Evan Schreiber
    PORTLAND, Ore. — The ACLU of Oregon has filed a lawsuit on behalf of a protester who said she was "permanently disfigured" because of flashbang munitions fired into a group. The organization announced the lawsuit at a news conference Monday morning in their downtown Portland office. The incident alleged in the complaint filed Monday, Aug. 5, in the Multnomah County Circuit Court occurred during a clash of counter-protests at Tom McCall Waterfront Park in downtown Portland on Aug. 4, 2018. The civil complaint filed on behalf of Fawcett, 53, alleges she, "neither engaged with PPB Officers nor provoked this attack....
  • Dozens of ANTIFA Terrorists Arrested for Violence During ‘Straight Pride Parade’

    09/01/2019 4:36:52 PM PDT · by chief lee runamok · 19 replies
    blp ^ | 09/01/2019 | Shane Trejo
    Law enforcement arrested 36 individuals, mostly believed to be ANTIFA terrorists, at yesterday’s straight pride parade in Boston, MA, as four police were injured as the thugs attempted to stop the parade from taking place. Big League Politics reported that ANTIFA was already fundraising to cover bail fees for their organization’s terrorists beforehand, as their violent display was clearly premeditated in an attempt to shut down the lawful orderly protest that drew approximately 200 participants.
  • Charlotte Police canceling all vacations in fear of major violence during GOP convention/Trunc

    08/25/2019 7:55:30 AM PDT · by MtnClimber · 55 replies
    American Thinker ^ | 25 Aug, 2019 | Thomas Lifson
    Full Title: Report: Charlotte Police canceling all vacations in fear of major violence during GOP convention next August Respected journalist Paul Sperry took to Twitter with a report that I see nowhere else, about the sort of violence that police in Charlotte, NC expect when the GOP holds its convention there exactly one year from now (CMPD stands for Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department that serves the entire county of which Charlotte is the country seat):... I am so old – far older than most of those planning to disrupt the convention – that I remember vividly the riots that took place...
  • ISIS-inspired Queens women plead guilty to NYC bomb plo

    08/23/2019 10:13:34 PM PDT · by bitt · 12 replies
    nyPOST ^ | 8/23/2019 | andrew denney
    Two terror fangirls from Queens who went gaga for al Qaeda and ISIS — including one who carried around Osama bin Laden’s photo — copped to bomb-building charges Friday that could land them in prison for up to 20 years. Noelle Velentzas, 31, and Asia Siddiqui, 35, could wind up in prison for 20 years after pleading guilty in Brooklyn federal court to attempting to build a weapon of mass destruction. Between 2013 and 2015, the pair plotted to set off explosives in New York. They researched how to make car bombs and visited Home Depot in Queens to browse...
  • Antifa is Democrats’ new KKK

    08/20/2019 6:36:29 AM PDT · by rktman · 17 replies
    wnd.com ^ | 8/19/2019 | Rachel Alexander
    A couple of men on the far right held an “End Domestic Terrorism” rally in Portland, Oregon, Saturday. As expected, the violent left-wing group antifa showed up to counter-protest. By the time the right-leaning attendees started to leave, police had arrested at least 13 people. One protester arrested was bleeding from the head. The arrests during these types of rallies have disproportionately been of those on the right, even though they’ve primarily been in defensive mode and don’t threaten the police like antifa does. One police officer was injured and taken to the hospital. Antifa hurled ethnic slurs at the...