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  • Self-Avowed ‘Hardcore Leftist’ Arrested for Inciting Violence at Florida Capitol

    01/17/2021 1:33:21 PM PST · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 3 replies
    The Epoch Times ^ | January 16, 2021 | Tom Ozimek
    Federal agents arrested a self-admitted anarchist and “hardcore leftist” on Friday on suspicion of plotting to violently disrupt planned election-related protests at the Florida state Capitol. Prosecutors said they “averted a crisis” at the Capitol by arresting 33-year-old Daniel Baker, taking him into custody on a charge involving making a threat to kidnap or injure, the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Northern District of Florida announced in a news release. “Baker issued a call to arms for like-minded individuals to violently confront protestors gathered at the Florida Capitol this Sunday,” prosecutors said. “He specifically called for others to join him...
  • The Plague of Fascist Cops

    01/16/2021 5:23:20 PM PST · by HogsBreath · 6 replies
    The American Prospect ^ | 01-12-21 | Robert Kuttner
    One of the ugliest secrets exposed by the assault on the Capitol is a fact long hidden in plain view—that local police departments are crawling with racists and fascist sympathizers. Numerous rioters were revealed to be off-duty cops.
  • Oathkeepers Issue Warning to American Patriots: “Beware of False Flags and Traps that are Now Being Set”

    01/15/2021 7:00:09 PM PST · by E. Pluribus Unum · 47 replies
    The Gateway Pundit ^ | JANUARY 15, 2021 | Jim Hoft
    Oath Keepers is a non-partisan association of current and formerly serving military, police, and first responders, who pledge to fulfill the oath all military and police take to “defend the Constitution against all enemies, foreign and domestic.” That oath, mandated by Article VI of the Constitution itself, is to the Constitution, not to the politicians, and Oath Keepers declare that they will not obey unconstitutional orders, such as orders to disarm the American people, to conduct warrantless searches, or to detain Americans as “enemy combatants” in violation of their ancient right to jury trial. The Oath Keepers motto is “not...
  • With 20,000 Guard troops in DC already, why would even MORE troops be called up last night with Friday morning transport orders? (semi vanity)

    01/15/2021 10:02:48 AM PST · by Liberty Tree Surgeon · 169 replies
    15 Jan 2021 | Self
    Loose Lips Sink Ships So, I won't give specifics, but this exact thing happened late last night, and the recipient was given less than 8 hours notice to be at the indicated airfield this morning. So, for purely speculation's sake - what the actual front door is going on???
  • Montreal police stop woman going to work during curfew and search her lunch bag

    01/14/2021 11:25:18 AM PST · by rickmichaels · 37 replies
    National Post ^ | Jan. 14, 2020 | Staff
    A Montreal police officer pulled over a woman heading to work at 4 a.m. Tuesday, demanding to search her lunch bag as he questioned why she was out before the provincial curfew lifted. “I got my letter out of my glove compartment and he asked for my ID, I gave him that,” Sarah Vresk told CBC. “He then asked me what was in my bag.” At that point, Vresk asked why it mattered he see her lunch bag when she showed him proof from her employer, a snow-removal contractor, that she needed to be out during curfew. The officer threatened...
  • UPDATE: Identity of the Policeman Who Shot and Killed Ashli Babbitt Still Unknown Despite DC Mandating Transparency in Police Related Shootings

    01/14/2021 9:10:17 AM PST · by AnthonySoprano · 161 replies
    Gateway Pundit ^ | 1/14/2021 | Joe Hoft
    “The identity of the policeman who shot Ashli Babbitt is still unknown after more than a week since the shooting. This goes against a recent measure passed in DC mandating more transparency in police shootings.”
  • Here’s why Chicago’s unofficial police blog ‘Second City Cop’ went dark

    01/14/2021 3:19:46 AM PST · by rightwingintelligentsia · 33 replies
    WGN ^ | January 13, 2021 | Ben Bradley
    CHICAGO — Most Chicago cops don’t talk to reporters. They don’t trust politicians. And they certainly have a lot of opinions. It’s why for the past 15 years the “Second City Cop” police blog has been must-read for many Chicagoans who want to have a better understanding about crime and justice in their city. It’s also why the blog has bene a thorn in the side of police brass for years and there have been various attempts to identify the operator. When the chronicle of cop life disappeared from public view on the internet a few days ago some took...
  • TX Rangers Investigate Shooting of Unarmed Black Man in Killeen, Texas

    01/13/2021 12:45:07 PM PST · by rfreedom4u · 35 replies
    KWTX News ^ | 1/13/2021 | Eric Franklin
    KILLEEN, Texas (KWTX) - Texas Rangers are investigating after a Killeen officer shot and killed a man Sunday evening whom police described as “emotionally distressed.” The officer responded to what police said was a psychiatric call at around 5:30 p.m. Sunday in the 1600 block of Carrollton Avenue in Killeen. “Upon the officer’s arrival, he encountered an emotionally distressed man,” police spokeswoman Ofelia Miramontez said. “The officer initially used his conducted energy weapon, which was ineffective, and then discharged his duty weapon during the encounter, striking the subject,” Miramontez said.
  • Several Officers Suspended Following Capitol Breach, United States Capitol Police (USCP) Chief Confirms

    01/11/2021 9:04:46 PM PST · by SeekAndFind · 57 replies
    Epoch Times ^ | 01/11/2021 | Isabel Van Brugen
    Several Capitol Police officers have been suspended following the Jan. 6 breach of the U.S. Capitol building, Acting Chief Yogananda Pittman announced in a statement late Monday. United States Capitol Police’s (USCP) Pittman confirmed that the department has suspended several USCP officers following a review of video and other open source materials. The department is actively reviewing footage of further officers and officials that appear to be in violation of its regulations and policies, said Pittman, who was appointed as USCP acting police chief after the former head resigned in the aftermath of last week’s breach. “Several USCP officers have...
  • Ex-Capitol Police Chief Says Pelosi, McConnell’s Sergeants-At-Arms Refused Security Measures While New Timeline Proves ‘Trump Incitement’ Claims Bogus.

    01/10/2021 10:48:28 PM PST · by bitt · 53 replies
    national pulse ^ | 1/11/2021 | Raheem Kassam
    The Washington Post has reported that the outgoing Capitol Police Chief, Steve Sund, believes his efforts to secure the premises were undermined by a lack of concern from House and Senate security officials who answer directly to Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Senate leader Mitch McConnell. The National Pulse can also report the Washington Post’s timeline proves it was impossible for Trump speech attendees to have made it to the Capitol in time for the breach. n addition to the fact that Trump openly called for the “cheering on” of Congressman, and “peaceful” protests, the timeline as established from numerous, establishment...
  • Outgoing Capitol Police chief: House, Senate security officials hamstrung efforts to call in National Guard

    01/10/2021 10:05:18 PM PST · by Robwin · 18 replies
    Washington Post ^ | 01/10/21 | Carol D. Leonnig, Aaron Davis, Peter Hermann, Karoun Demirjian
    Outgoing Capitol Police chief: House, Senate security officials hamstrung efforts to call in National GuardTwo days before Congress was set to formalize President-elect Joe Biden’s victory, Capitol Police Chief Steven Sund was growing increasingly worried about the size of the pro-Trump crowds expected to stream into Washington in protest.To be on the safe side, Sund asked House and Senate security officials for permission to request that the D.C. National Guard be placed on standby in case he needed quick backup.But, Sund said Sunday, they turned him down.In his first interview since pro-Trump rioters stormed the U.S. Capitol last week, Sund,...
  • What the left wants to ignore about slain Capitol Police Officer Brian Sicknick

    01/10/2021 9:45:12 PM PST · by nickcarraway · 28 replies
    New York Post ^ | January 10, 2021 | Matthew Schmitz
    SNIP Yet neither Biden nor Pelosi reckoned with an uncomfortable fact: Sicknick was a Trump supporter himself, as his friend Caroline Behringer announced shortly after his death. Far from sharing the views of the #Resistance, he had written letters to his congressman opposing Trump’s impeachment. Like many Trump supporters who are now being censored, he ­believed that the system is fundamentally rigged in favor of a narrow elite. He had used fiery rhetoric, even called for regime change in America. The people who claim to honor Sicknick have elided these facts. Acknowledging them would undermine their ­effort to label the...
  • Trump Orders Flags to Half-Staff to Honor Capitol Police Officers, Law Enforcement

    01/10/2021 4:05:35 PM PST · by E. Pluribus Unum · 23 replies
    The Epoch Times ^ | JANUARY 10, 2021 | IVAN PENTCHOUKOV
    President Donald Trump ordered U.S. flags across the nation and abroad to be flown at half-staff until Jan. 13 in honor of the “service and sacrifice” of law enforcement, the U.S. Capitol Police (USCP), and the two USCP officers who died in the wake of protests at the Capitol on Jan. 6. “As a sign of respect for the service and sacrifice of United States Capitol Police Officers Brian D. Sicknick and Howard Liebengood, and all Capitol Police Officers and law enforcement across this great Nation, by the authority vested in me as President of the United States by the...
  • DC Mayor Bower told cops to attack Trump supporters

    01/09/2021 5:24:36 PM PST · by jdirt · 13 replies
    On January 7th while visiting the Jefferson Memorial, I spoke to someone who stated that the cops were instructed to attack Trump supporters but to leave the blm and antifa people alone. The cop refused to do it and apparently this cop was not disciplined for it.
  • Watch The Capitol Police Open The Doors And Invite Protesters In (lots of videos as proof)

    01/09/2021 7:42:01 AM PST · by ConservativeStLouisGuy · 65 replies
    The Federalist ^ | January 8, 2021 | Tristan Justice
    Capitol police appeared to let a mass of Trump demonstrators right into the Capitol building at one entry point Wednesday after the crowd breached the perimeter surrounding the complex.
  • Capitol Hill Protestor SUSPENDED After Posting A Video Which Appears To Show A Police Officer Waving The Crowd Toward The Capitol Building

    01/09/2021 5:41:47 AM PST · by USA Conservative · 25 replies
    Red State Nation ^ | 01.09.2020 | Ray Pearson
    US President Donald Trump has urged his followers to leave the Capitol peacefully after they stormed the building following his angry speech denouncing the 2020 election results earlier in the day. Videos have emerged on social media that appear to show US Capitol Police officers pulling barricades away to let pro-Trump protesters through outside the US Capitol on Wednesday. The clip, posted on Twitter, shows a handful of Capitol Police officers possibly even moving the metal barricade themselves. One man was seen inside the barricade then urges the crowd, carrying Trump and US flags, forward, the video shows. Video below:...
  • US Capitol Police dispute report that officer died following protests in Washington

    01/08/2021 7:46:32 AM PST · by SeekAndFind · 29 replies
    Epoch Times via NOQ Report ^ | 01/08/2021 | Mimi Nguyen Ly
    The U.S. Capitol Police has disputed reports that an officer has died one day after protests in Washington. “Media reports regarding the death of a United States Capitol Police (USCP) officer are not accurate,” Capitol Police said in a statement to The Epoch Times. “Although some officers were injured and hospitalized yesterday, no USCP officers have passed away,” the statement continues. “We ask that our officers’ and their families’ privacy be respected at this time. Should a statement become necessary, the Department will issue one at the appropriate time.” The statement did not identify the officer. Reports came from CNN...
  • Another Video Surfaces Of Capitol Police Leading The “Rioting Mob” In A Single File Line As It Were A Guided Tour

    01/08/2021 5:53:24 AM PST · by USA Conservative · 21 replies
    Conservative US ^ | 01.08.2020 | Alex Hall
    Yesterday a video surfaced police are seen stepping out of the way when a barricade is moved outside the US Capitol building and a crowd of supporters of President Trump flow through. The clip, posted on Twitter, shows a handful of Capitol Police officers possibly even moving the metal barricade themselves. One man was seen inside the barricade then urges the crowd, carrying Trump and US flags, forward, the video shows. Video below: LinkThe mainstream media called this video conspiracy theory but today more videos came out that make the Capitol police look like guiding the “rioters.” A video has...
  • So Did He or Didn't He? (DC Police Officer)

    01/08/2021 3:07:06 AM PST · by Oshkalaboomboom · 48 replies
    Vanity ^ | 1/8/2021 | Oshkalaboomboom
    I keep hearing conflicting reports about a DC officer's death. Was he hit by a fire extinguisher? Was he returning to the station and suffered a stroke? Is he dead? Is he on life support? Does any media outlet anywhere have an accurate report?
  • Chicago police union president: Calling the Capitol riot 'treason' is 'beyond ridiculous'

    01/08/2021 1:27:24 AM PST · by knighthawk · 49 replies
    The Hill ^ | January 07 2021 | CELINE CASTRONUOVO
    The president of Chicago’s police union came to the defense of the pro-Trump rioters who stormed the Capitol Wednesday, arguing that referring to the the demonstrators as “treasonous” is “beyond ridiculous and ignorant.” In a phone interview Wednesday evening with Chicago public radio station WBEZ, John Catanzara, who leads the city’s Fraternal Order of Police, claimed that the riots, which led to four deaths and many more injuries, was the result of “a bunch of pissed-off people that feel an election was stolen, somehow, some way.” “There was no arson, there was no burning of anything, there was no looting,...