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  • May Day 2018 sees workers rally for rights around the world

    05/01/2018 9:00:15 AM PDT · by Oldeconomybuyer · 5 replies
    CBS "News" ^ | May 1, 2018
    MOSCOW -- Workers and activists marked May Day on Tuesday with rallies to demand their governments address labor issues. International Workers' Day is a public holiday in many countries, though activities are restricted in some places, sometimes leading to confrontations. A look at some of the events around the world: Russia More than 100,000 people came out on the streets on Moscow to march in the traditional May Day parade. Turkey Police in Istanbul detained more than a dozen demonstrators who tried to march toward Istanbul's symbolic main square in defiance of a ban. Greece Thousands of Greeks are marching...
  • LIVE - Thousands Of Antifa In Paris Street Now

    05/01/2018 7:40:07 AM PDT · by Enlightened1 · 22 replies
    Youtube ^ | 05/01/18
    Paris looks like a h@ll hole.  Soros Antifa goons are tearing it up.      
  • Trump Declared May 1 “Loyalty Day,” But You Shouldn’t Freak Out About It

    05/01/2017 6:07:03 AM PDT · by KeyLargo · 10 replies ^ | May 1, 2017 | Morgan Brinlee
    Trump Declared May 1 “Loyalty Day,” But You Shouldn’t Freak Out About It By Morgan Brinlee 19 hours ago President Donald Trump asked Americans to reaffirm their allegiance to the United States' founding principals in a proclamation that caused a number of people on social media to flip out. In his proclamation, Trump called on Americans to "observe this day with appropriate ceremonies," including reciting the Pledge of Allegiance, and asked government officials to display the American flag on all government buildings and grounds. But while Trump's request may sound a bit Orwellian, the truth is there's no reason to...
  • BREAKING: Docs Show Napolitano Thanked Missouri Governor For Breaking State Law

    05/06/2013 10:46:53 AM PDT · by Noamie · 15 replies
    Red State ^ | May 1st, 2013 | Dana Loesch
    Missouri Governor Jay Nixon repeatedly denied knowing anything about Missouri illegally sharing its citizens private CCW information with the federal government, even after his own head of Missouri Highway Patrol contradicted him in a public hearing.
  • Obama (and Congress) Declares May 1st as "Loyalty Day"

    05/02/2012 12:23:41 PM PDT · by Tatze · 28 replies
    White House ^ | 5/1/2012 | Barack Obama
    Presidential Proclamation -- Loyalty Day, 2012 LOYALTY DAY, 2012 BY THE PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA A PROCLAMATION More than two centuries ago, our Founders laid out a charter that assured the rule of law and the rights of man. Through times of tranquility and the throes of change, the Constitution has always guided our course toward fulfilling that most noble promise that all are equal, all are free, and all deserve the chance to pursue their full measure of happiness. America has carried on not only for the skill or vision of history's celebrated figures, but...
  • Former SEIU Official Reveals Secret Plan To Destroy JP Morgan, Crash

    03/22/2011 9:21:01 AM PDT · by driftdiver · 42 replies
    Business Insider ^ | March 22, 2011 | Henry Blodget
    FULL Title - Former SEIU Official Reveals Secret Plan To Destroy JP Morgan, Crash The Stock Market, And Redistribute Wealth In America A former official of one of the country's most-powerful unions, SEIU, is detailing a secret plan to "destabilize" the country. Specifically, the plan seeks to destroy JP Morgan, nuke the stock market, and weaken Wall Street's grip on power, thus creating the conditions necessary for a redistribution of wealth and a change in government. The former SEIU official, Stephen Lerner, spoke in a closed session at a Pace University forum last weekend.
  • It's Communist May Day Again!

    05/01/2008 6:21:10 AM PDT · by Eye On The Left · 30 replies · 112+ views
    various sources | various authors
    MAY DAY 2008 Unity grows among immigrants, Black community and labor By Teresa Gutierrez Published Apr 30, 2008 9:47 PM May Day press conference, April 28, New York City. Third from the left is Teresa Gutierrez. WW photo: Deirdre Griswold April 27—On April 25 when the not guilty verdict against the cop killers of Sean Bell, a 23-year-old African American was announced, immigrant rights activists and many immigrants spontaneously joined the progressive movement in a demonstration in Queens, N.Y., to protest the racist verdict. ... (big snip) "Workers World Party Secretariat members Teresa Gutierrez and Fred Goldstein will deliver papers...
  • Small bands of protesters face off in Santa Ana (includes poll)

    05/01/2007 2:58:03 PM PDT · by LNewman · 33 replies · 897+ views
    Orange County Register ^ | May 1, 2007 | AMY TAXIN
    Opposite sides in immigration debate trade chants in Santa Ana; in Los Angeles, thousands take to streets. A few dozen protesters on both sides of the immigration debate hollered slogans and slurs at each other this morning at the Civic Center while thousands of people in cities across the country took to the streets to demand rights for immigrants and a halt to workplace raids. ... In Santa Ana, about 30 anti-illegal immigration activists wearing red, white and blue met up with a dozen Orange High School students who skipped school to support legalization for the estimated 12 million undocumented...
  • Boston Rally Against Illegal Immigration May 1

    04/28/2007 3:42:19 PM PDT · by joeu · 37 replies · 1,477+ views
    April 28, 2007 | Self
    There will be rally to protest illegal immigration on Tuesday, May 1 in Boston at 3:30 in the afternoon. Meeting place will be at the Boston Commons across from the MacDonald's restaurant near a small statue and a set of lights on Tremont Street. The Park Street subway station is close by at the corner of Park and Tremont Sts. The march starts at 4 P.M. We hope to see you there. If you have any questions or concerns please contact Dennis Coull at: email: For those arriving late look for the "Anti-Illegal Immigration" signs.
  • America Supports You: Alabama Declares May 1 ‘Silver Star Day’

    03/20/2007 5:03:05 PM PDT · by SandRat · 6 replies · 536+ views
    America Supports You ^ | Samantha L. Quigley
    WASHINGTON, March 20, 2007 – May 1 will be “Silver Star Day” in Alabama, as Gov. Bob Riley signed a proclamation officially declaring the observance in a brief ceremony yesterday. Following Alabama Gov. Bob Riley’s official declaration that his state will recognize May 1 as “Silver Star Day,” state Rep. Greg Wren (fifth from left) held a reception for four veterans wounded in four different conflicts. Sean Phillips (from left), a veteran of the Iraq war; David Cox, a World War II veteran; Speaker Seth Hammett; Deloris Bryson, Leroy Arceneaux, a Korean War veteran; Robert Jones, a Vietnam veteran;...
  • CA: May 1 absenses may not have impact on schools

    05/03/2006 5:13:43 PM PDT · by NormsRevenge · 13 replies · 352+ views
    Daily Bulletin ^ | 5/3/06 | Andrew Silva
    Schools shouldn't see a major financial hit because of Monday's immigration rallies because the state quit counting students for funding purposes two weeks ago. Several districts reported up to a threefold jump in absences Monday, so there was potential for a serious loss of funding. Students who missed class won't face any unusual punishments beyond the normal steps for unexcused absences, school officials said. Schools are paid by the state based on the number of students in attendance. If a student has an unexcused absence, the district doesn't get paid for that student on that day. Funding is "based on...
  • A Day Without Illegals and Nobody Noticed

    05/02/2006 7:07:18 PM PDT · by Wrangler22 · 12 replies · 341+ views
    Conservative Thoughts ^ | May 2, 2006 | John Kuethe
    Yesterday was the much heralded, by the MSM, day without Immigrants (illegal aliens) and the only ones who noticed were the Media. In Chicago there were no significant losses of services or productivity. I went to work, shopped and went out to eat and suffered no inconvenience. Now you may say Chicago is not California, but in a metro are of 8 million people almost 2 million are estimated to be Hispanic. The blessing yesterday was that there was a collective yawn from the nation. There were no significant incidents of violence like there were in France. Americans went about...
  • GOP seekers of No. 2 post debate in LR

    05/02/2006 3:38:55 PM PDT · by pulaskibush · 3 replies · 303+ views ^ | 05/02/06 | MICHAEL R. WICKLINE
    Two of the three Republican candidates for lieutenant governor differed Monday over whether the job should be part-time or full-time and over a possible proposal for Arkansas voters to prohibit most state services from being provided to illegal aliens. Chuck Banks of Little Rock said the public wants a part-time lieutenant governor. Jim Holt of Springdale said he wants it to be full-time as a “bully pulpit” to push for possible ballot measures, such as one to deny state services that aren’t mandated by the federal government to illegal aliens and require stricter identification for voter registration. Banks suggested that...

    05/02/2006 6:37:27 AM PDT · by the anti-liberal · 89 replies · 6,087+ views ^ | May 02, 2006 | Michelle Malkin
    THE PICTURES YOU WON'T SEE By Michelle Malkin   ·   May 02, 2006 05:01 AM Compare the NYTimes' white-washed May Day photo section with these candid shots of yesterday's National Day to Hate the Yanquis: Protest Warrior Chicago exposed ugly, American flag-trashing advocates... And a Che-approved, border-sabotaging message... Reconquista in Albuquerque (credit: SharkJumper)... And yes, it's Che again peeking out behind the "Manifest Destiny?" placard... SharkJumper also snapped this photo showing the protesters' love for open-borders President Bush... And it was May Day Che in Topeka (video hat tip: JD Johannes)... Freeman Hunt photographed the Springdale, AR illegal alien rally. This...
  • Illegal Alien Rally/Boycott Sacramento (PICTURES)

    05/01/2006 2:26:13 PM PDT · by ElkGroveDan · 44 replies · 2,711+ views
    self | 5/1/06 | EGD
  • Uno de Mayo--Radical leftists resume massive rallies on May Day...with illegal immigrants as props.

    05/01/2006 5:41:41 AM PDT · by SJackson · 46 replies · 1,448+ views ^ | May 1, 2006 | Lowell Ponte
    “We’re going to close down Los Angeles, Chicago, New York, Tucson, Phoenix, Fresno” on May Day this Monday, labor organizer Jorge Rodriquez told the British wire service Reuters. “We want full amnesty, full legalization for anybody who is here [illegally],” said Rodriquez, organizer for one of the unions of AFSCME, the American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees of the AFL-CIO. “That is the message that is going to be played out across the country on May 1.”  Listen to the cynicism behind Rodriquez’s arrogant statement. Government workers who belong to AFSCME unions will not see their jobs taken...
  • Restaurant Chain Alters Menu, Supports Boycott

    05/01/2006 12:29:29 PM PDT · by boryeulb · 14 replies · 1,176+ views
    Human Events ^ | May 1, 2006 | Robert B. Bluey
    A restaurant chain with locations in six states and the District of Columbia decided to reduce its menu offerings and give the day off to its Hispanic employers in a show of support for today’s illegal immigrant boycott. Daily Grill, whose motto is “For great American food … Think Daily,” made a company-wide decision to become politically active in the immigration debate. The chain has 21 restaurants, including 14 in California. Click to Enlarge Its restaurant on 18th and M Streets in downtown Washington displayed a large sign in its front window (see photo) explaining the decision to go with...
  • May 1 closures: who to boycott? Rallies (Live thread)

    04/30/2006 9:38:02 PM PDT · by Heartofsong83 · 1,385 replies · 35,974+ views
    This should be a list of who is planning to close their business on Monday, May 1 in response of the Great American Boycott. We should compile it and boycott them ourselves if possible! Remember to go shopping or work overtime on May 1!
  • Gearing Up, and Girding for, Protests

    05/01/2006 5:14:28 AM PDT · by randita · 13 replies · 629+ views
    Los Angeles Times ^ | 5/1/06 | Rong-Gong Lin II and Arin Gencer
    Gearing Up, and Girding for, Protests Around the U.S., cities brace for marches. In L.A., a huge crowd is expected along Wilshire. By Rong-Gong Lin II and Arin Gencer Times Staff Writers May 1, 2006 As organizers and police made final preparations Sunday for immigration protests and possible boycotts around the nation today, residents and business owners in the path of marches in Los Angeles were bracing with a mix of excitement, anxiety and even some anger. Los Angeles police expect the largest of the demonstrations to occur this afternoon on Wilshire Boulevard. Authorities are preparing for hundreds of thousands...
  • Debra J Saunders: The Great American turnoff (California)

    04/30/2006 9:09:32 AM PDT · by calcowgirl · 93 replies · 2,034+ views
    San Francisco Chronicle ^ | 04/30/2006 | Debra J Saunders
    I AM ONE American who will be moved in the direction not intended by sponsors of the May 1 National Day Without Immigrants Great American Boycott demonstrations. (snip) When I read, no escuela, (no school) on MAPA flyers, and that the Los Angeles Times reported that in Southern California some 40,000 students may have skipped school to join in past protests, I think of the 18 percent of Latino high-school seniors who have not yet passed the state exit exam. When I read no trabajo (no work), I see activists who are ready to stick it to their most potent...