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  • Every Video Of Democrat Violence Archived Here…

    01/10/2021 11:55:46 AM PST · by Beave Meister · 18 replies ^ | 1/10/2021
    This is good to have for when the Communist Democrats try to tell us that the protest were peaceful, there were no riots, and absolutely no violence.
  • Lockdown Measures Catastrophic for Recovering Addicts, Mental Health

    01/06/2021 3:11:34 AM PST · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 16 replies
    The Epoch Times ^ | January 5, 2021 | Charlotte Cuthbertson
    MINNEAPOLIS—Overseeing sober living homes for newly recovering drug addicts is difficult in the best of times. But the endless shutdowns have created conditions that are challenging for healthy people, let alone those who are fresh out of rehab, vulnerable, and still reeling. Matt Royce, 35, oversees seven sober-living homes in Minneapolis. All of his houses, each holding between 9 and 13 people, have been “pretty full the whole time.” No overdose deaths had occurred in his homes in almost three years, but last summer he lost two people, while another three were revived from overdoses with opioid-blocker Narcan. Depression has...
  • Police release bodycam footage of fatal south Minneapolis shooting

    12/31/2020 2:39:33 PM PST · by ButThreeLeftsDo · 39 replies ^ | 12/31/2020 | KSTP
    Thursday afternoon, Minneapolis Police released body camera footage showing the fatal shooting of a man in south Minneapolis. The shooting happened at about 6:15 p.m. Wednesday at a Holiday gas station near East 36th Street and Cedar Avenue. Police said officers were engaged in a traffic stop with a felony suspect when gunfire was exchanged and the suspect was struck. While police have not yet identified the man, who died at the scene, a person who said he's the victim's father identified the man as 23-year-old Dolal Bayle Idd. The body camera video shows officers that were part of a...
  • 'Operation Safety Net': National Guard could be deployed indefinitely while officers in Floyd case stand trial

    12/17/2020 3:51:11 PM PST · by ButThreeLeftsDo · 12 replies ^ | 12/16/2020 | Ryan Raiche and Joe Augustine
    The Minnesota National Guard is preparing for a potentially massive and indefinite deployment early next year, during the high-profile trial of the four former Minneapolis police officers tied to the death of George Floyd, according to an internal plan obtained by 5 INVESTIGATES. The 12-page warning order called "Operation Safety Net" outlines in great detail how the guard will respond to anticipated civil unrest before, during and after the trial of Derek Chauvin, J Alexander Keung, Thomas Lane and Tou Thao. The worst-case scenario calls for all available guard forces in the state to be activated for an indefinite period...
  • What Will It Take For Minneapolis Residents To Figure Out Leftism Doesn’t Work?

    Minneapolis residents, like the droves of fleeing Californians, refuse to learn from experience. They vote for fools, get foolish policies, and act surprised when their voting habits produce utter garbage. An article from December 1st in the Minneapolis Star Tribune ran a headline declaring that a “Staggering” surge in violent carjackings continues across Minneapolis. This was entirely predictable and avoidable, but residents quoted in the piece wanted to support the police reform efforts after the George Floyd overdose. Well, they are living through police reform and don’t like it. This is further proof that however long the phrase “they want...
  • Minneapolis city council members backpedal and claim 'Defund the Police' has 'never been a chosen framework' after they wiped $8M from cops' budget as murders soar by 90%

    12/16/2020 11:58:46 PM PST · by knighthawk · 17 replies
    UK Daily Mail ^ | December 16 2020 | KEITH GRIFFITH
    City council members in Minneapolis appear to be backpedaling after slashing some $8 million from the city's police budget, claiming that 'Defund the Police' was never their 'framework.' In June, Minneapolis city council members Steve Fletcher and Phillipe Cunningham appeared with seven colleagues on a stage bearing a huge sign reading 'Defund Police' during a protest in Powderhorn Park. Now, the duo seem to be mincing words, with Fletcher telling KSTP-TV on Tuesday: ''Defund' is not the framework the council has ever chosen,' as Cunningham audibly agreed.
  • Minneapolis delivers on its George Floyd promise to defund police and wipes $8m from force's budget: Shootings DOUBLE and carjackings are up 331% on the year as it's revealed 160 disgusted cops have now quit or taken leave

    12/10/2020 7:35:11 AM PST · by knighthawk · 70 replies
    UK Daily Mail ^ | December 10 2020 | LYDIA CATLING
    Minneapolis City Council unanimously approved a controversial budget which is set to move $8million of funding from the police department to violence prevention, mental health services and other programs. Mayor Jacob Frey, who had threatened to veto the entire budget if the council went ahead with a plan to cap police staffing, said the vote was a defining moment for the city which was the first to be hit by anti-police protests following the death of George Floyd. But the city has been plagued by soaring violent crime in the city has soared - with homicide, robbery, aggravated assault, burglary,...
  • Minneapolis eyes deep police cuts after Floyd’s death

    12/09/2020 9:30:41 AM PST · by Olog-hai · 27 replies
    Dissociated Press ^ | December 9, 2020 | Steve Karnowski
    Minneapolis City Council members who tried unsuccessfully to dismantle the police department in response to George Floyd’s death are voting Wednesday on whether to shrink it, a move that could imperil the entire city budget because the mayor is threatening to use his veto to protect public safety amid soaring crime rates. The plan, which supporters call “Safety for All,” is the latest version of the “defund the police” movement that Minneapolis and other cities have considered since Floyd’s May 25 death ignited mass demonstrations against police brutality and a nationwide reckoning with racism. Eleven of the 13 council members...
  • Violent Minneapolis carjackings skyrocketed 537% in November as city council continues pushing to defund the police

    12/02/2020 10:37:48 AM PST · by BuckeyeGW · 51 replies
    Washington Examiner ^ | 12/2/20 | Emma Colton
    Violent carjackings shot up 537% in Minneapolis last month compared to data from last November as the city council continues to push defunding the police.
  • New ethnic studies requirement seeks to turn Minneapolis students into ‘agents of change’

    12/01/2020 8:02:49 AM PST · by euram · 15 replies
    alphanews ^ | Nov 30 2020 | Anthony Gockowski
    The amended graduation requirements define an ethnic studies course as one that includes the “explicit exploration of identity and intersectionality,” prioritizes “the history and culture of historically marginalized groups,” discusses “the history and current role of race, racism, and anti-racist work,” and creates “interdisciplinary learning that leads to action.”
  • James O'Keefe goes NUCLEAR in debunking bogus Fox 9 report that defends illegal ballot harvesting

    10/06/2020 2:26:43 PM PDT · by SmokingJoe · 13 replies
    Project Veritas YouTube Channel ^ | October 9 2020 | James O'Keefe
    Fox 9 did a little piece defending Ilhan Omar's diabolical ballot harvesting scheme in Minneapolis and attacking James O’Keefe. In this video O’Keefe fires back at Fox 9 and let it rip at full barrel. O’Keefe systematically dismantles the illegal ballot harvesting defenders at Fox 9 in Minneapolis and takes them apart. Only 9 minutes long. Some Fox stations have gone full retard and are now full members of the massive fake news propaganda and disinformation machine to steal the elections from Trump and the GOP in November. Be warned accordingly.
  • 6 Biggest Turkeys Of 2020 Politics

    11/27/2020 7:07:42 AM PST · by Kaslin · 2 replies
    The Federalist ^ | November 27, 2020 | Paulina Enck
    Thanksgiving is a time to look back in gratitude on all that has been good in the past year. It’s also a chance to award the bad — and politicians have given lots from which to pick. Below, we award some of the dumbest or most blatantly hypocritical politicians. The Easily Foreseen Consequences Award: Minneapolis City CouncilEarlier this month, the Minneapolis City Council spent nearly $500,000 to hire outside police to help protect the city from a rise in crime, violence, and shootings. The council may not have needed to make the expenditure had they not voted to eliminate the...
  • Protesting America's past? Statues of former presidents, other historical monuments vandalized in 4 states over Thanksgiving

    11/26/2020 11:47:38 PM PST · by blueplum · 6 replies
    USA Today via MSN ^ | 26 Nov 2020 | Elinor Aspegren
    USA Today - headline and link only
  • Minneapolis to consider bringing in outside police officers amid shortage

    11/10/2020 5:45:14 PM PST · by ConservativeStatement · 24 replies
    Minneapolis StarTribune ^ | Nov. 9, 2020 | By Liz Navratil
    Minneapolis officials are considering bringing in officers from other jurisdictions to help the city’s Police Department as they face a wave of violent crime and an officer shortage. If the mayor and City Council approve the plan, officers from the Hennepin County Sheriff’s Office and Metro Transit Police would temporarily work with the city, primarily helping to respond to violent 911 calls. “We’re not gonna be having these people out taking bicycle theft reports. These are going to be people out combating crime issues,” said John Elder, a spokesman for Minneapolis police.
  • Breaking: Judge denies change-of-venue motions in George Floyd trial

    11/05/2020 3:21:58 PM PST · by rktman · 19 replies ^ | 11/5/2020 | Ed Morrissey
    For now, anyway, four former members of the Minneapolis Police Department will face a jury of their Hennepin County peers. Despite massive riots in Minneapolis and a national spotlight on the death of George Floyd, Judge Peter Cahill rejected motions this morning from all four defendants to move the trial out of the Twin Cities. Cahill also rejected separation motions, meaning all four will face trial together: The jurors will come from Hennepin County and only be partially sequestered? That seems like an odd ruling when the judge is already tipping his hat to the reality of the pretrial publicity...
  • Demonstrators Arrested After Hundreds Walk Onto I-94 In Protest Of Election, Racism (Minnesota)

    11/04/2020 6:51:27 PM PST · by Golden Eagle · 44 replies
    WCCO CBS Local ^ | November 4, 2020 at 8:44 pm | WCCO-TV
    MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — Hundreds of protesters marched from two different Minneapolis locations Wednesday night, before converging onto Interstate 94, in response to several issues, including the presidential election. WCCO’s Jennifer Mayerle said two groups of protesters were expected to march two miles — one beginning on Cedar Avenue in the Cedar-Riverside neighborhood, and the other at the Hennepin County Government Center downtown — then loop back. The exact route wasn’t disclosed. Protesters began gathering at the sites at about 6 p.m., and then began marching at about 7:15 p.m.
  • 65% of College Students Say Rioting and Looting is ‘Justified,’ New Poll Finds

    10/29/2020 3:36:13 PM PDT · by george76 · 72 replies
    Foundation for Economic Education. ^ | October 29, 2020 | Brad Polumbo
    many of today’s young people neither understand nor respect the importance of property rights in a free society.. ... Philadelphia .. at least 30 police officers have been injured in the violent unrest, while dozens of people have been arrested for rioting or vandalism. Mobs have descended on Walmart and rushed out carrying TVs, while other agitators ransacked Footlocker for new sneakers. The full number of businesses ravaged by the destruction is increasing and still being tallied. ... This latest outbreak simply adds to the thousands of businesses, from Chicago to Minneapolis and beyond, that have been rioted, ransacked, burned...
  • News Summary-Intelligence Report Friday 10/23/2020 Newsdump Friday

    10/23/2020 11:17:18 PM PDT · by Nextrush · 4 replies
    Nextrush Free ^ | 10/23/2020 | Nextrush/Self
    A security firm in Tennessee cutting a deal with Minnesota Attorney General Keith Ellison. Ellison's office probing an allegation that armed guards were being recruited for polling places in Minnesota... Efforts by President Trump's campaign to monitor activity at ballot drop boxes in Philadelphia with video recording may be voter intimidation. That's the view of... Pennsylvania's Supreme Court with an elected 5-2 Democrat majority ruling that that election ballots cannot be rejected for mismatched signatures... Is this all just a political stunt? That's what Republican lawmakers here in York County, Pennsylvania are asking... More towns added to Connecticut's Red Alert...
  • Minneapolis Residents Demand ‘Law and Order,’ Sue City Over Lack of Police Officers

    10/22/2020 4:34:36 PM PDT · by rustyweiss74 · 22 replies
    MenRec ^ | 10/22/20 | Staff
    A group of Minneapolis residents has filed a lawsuit against the city arguing there aren’t enough police officers to keep the people safe. The lawsuit contends that the city is not providing adequate levels of policing as set out in its own charter. One former council member, Don Samuels, and his wife argued, according to Fox 9 Minneapolis, that “children can’t go outside right now as violent crimes including shootings, carjackings and murders have increased since the death of George Floyd.” The council contends that they have maintained the proper level of sworn police officers dictated by the population.
  • Judge dismisses third-degree murder charge against Derek Chauvin in death of George Floyd

    10/22/2020 8:31:48 AM PDT · by wrrock · 17 replies
    TG ^ | 10/22/2020 | Evan
    Hennepin County District Judge Peter Cahill dismissed Minneapolis cop’s third-degree murder charge in a 107-page decision Thursday morning. Chauvin, 44, also faces criminal charges, including more serious charges of second-degree murder and second-degree manslaughter.