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  • France Yellow Vests Week 288: Macron Touts Global Business Investment In France*TikTok Ban Over New Caledonia Violence*"Assisted Dying" Bill Crafted*Paris Protests

    05/18/2024 7:41:11 PM PDT · by Nextrush
    Nextrush Free ^ | 5/18/2024 | Nextrush/Self
    France's Liberal Capitalist President Emmanuel Macron touting foreign investment in France with a "Choose France" summit... The attack on a prison van in Normandy this week killing two... Violence in New Caledonia a French overseas territory around 750 miles northeast of Australia with a population of some 270,000 people. The native Kanak population angered by a 'constitutional reform' giving anyone resident in the island for 10 years the right to vote... Prime Minister Gabirel Attal dispatched army troops to the airport and port and banned TikTok... Late Friday an "assisted dying" bill crafted by committee of France's National Assembly. It...
  • House staffers organize anti-Israel protest at US Capitol and urge attendees to cover faces

    05/17/2024 9:02:56 AM PDT · by Twotone · 23 replies
    Washington Examiner ^ | May 16, 2024 | Ross O'Keefe
    House staffers are going to gather on Capitol Hill Thursday afternoon to protest the chamber’s override vote of President Joe Biden’s halting of a shipment of arms to Israel. They’re also being told to cover their faces with masks and to “remove identifiable clothing” in fear they will be identified. Staff are being encouraged to hide their staff IDs as well. An anonymous organizer with the “M” moniker told the Washington Examiner why protesters were protecting their identities. “We understand there is an inherent risk in speaking out, which is why we are encouraging staff to remove identifiable clothing and...
  • Elderly pro-lifer Jean Marshall sentenced to 24 months, denied home confinement despite health issues

    05/16/2024 7:12:11 AM PDT · by Morgana · 29 replies
    Life Site News ^ | May 15, 2024 | Calvin Freiburger
    WASHINGTON, D.C. (LifeSiteNews) — 74-year-old peaceful pro-life advocate Jean Marshall was sentenced by Judge Colleen Kollar-Kotelly to 15 more months in prison on Wednesday and denied a request to serve the rest of her sentence in home confinement due to health issues, including debilitating osteoarthritis in both hips. Marshall is one of several pro-lifers convicted over blocking access to a scandal-plagued late-term abortion facility in the nation’s capital, in a case criticized by pro-life leaders as an egregious example of Biden administration overreach. On August 29, 2023, a D.C. jury found Lauren Handy, Will Goodman, Heather Idoni, Rosemary “Herb” Geraghty,...
  • 'Queers for Palestine' Members Arrested at Disney World

    05/12/2024 7:04:28 PM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 18 replies
    Hotair ^ | 05/12/2024 | Jazz Shaw
    <p>A small group of anti-Israel protesters from a Florida chapter of Queers for Palestine blocked access to Walt Disney World Saturday — and were promptly arrested.</p><p>Some fed-up drivers were seen using the shoulder of the highway to go around the demonstrators — while one angry motorist got out of his car to confront them, video showed.</p>
  • Democratic Sen. Chris Van Hollen rips Hillary Clinton’s ‘dismissive’ criticism of anti-Israel protesters

    05/12/2024 6:36:31 PM PDT · by Libloather · 7 replies
    NY Post ^ | 5/12/24 | Ryan King
    Sen. Chris Van Hollen on Sunday dinged Hillary Clinton for being “quite dismissive” in recent comments questioning the knowledge and perspective of anti-Israeli protesters who have stormed college campuses across the country. Last week, Clinton went on MSNBC’s “Morning Joe” and derided some of the protesters saying they “don’t know very much at all about the history of the Middle East or frankly about history in many areas of the world.” Van Hollen (D-Md.) contended that many of the student demonstrators had legitimate concerns about the Israel-Hamas war unfolding half a world away. “I thought…that Secretary Clinton’s comments, in that...
  • Morehouse students protest Biden's upcoming graduation speech: 'Being used' to 'get more Black votes'

    05/12/2024 3:16:27 AM PDT · by Libloather · 29 replies
    Fox News ^ | 5/09/24 | Lindsay Kornick
    Some Morehouse College students aren’t looking forward to hearing President Biden speak at their graduation ceremony later this month. Several gathered at the men's HBCU (Historically black colleges and universities) on Wednesday to call out the school’s decision to invite Biden, calling it purely political. "The general feeling on the ground is that we don’t want him here," a student named Malik told WSB-TV in Atlanta. "It’s very obvious that we’re being used to score political points and get more Black votes. It is so obvious that it’s just about the presidential campaign." The students’ issues with Biden speaking ranged...
  • France Yellow Vests Week 287: National Rally Leads Euro Parliament Polling*Olympic Flame Lands In Marseille*Protests In Paris Today*

    05/11/2024 7:17:02 PM PDT · by Nextrush
    Nextrush Free ^ | 5/11/2024 | Nextrush/Self
    The National Rally leading polling for the European Parliament elections next month... Last weekend President Emmanuel Macron broached the notion of proportional elections for the National Assembly instead of the current 'first past the post' system. In Marseille Thursday the arrival of the Olympic torch in France. A 12-day voyage from Greece for the torch... Video from Paris on Saturday afternoon. In this video one sees in the beginning tables set up by Leftist activists spreading an intense anti-capitalist... Also in Paris on Saturday afternoon a "Let's Preserve Innocence" demonstration... Meanwhile a Yellow Vests protest held in the streets of...
  • Here's What Happened When Pro-Hamas Activists Tried to Block Traffic in Florida

    05/11/2024 8:55:11 PM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 26 replies
    Townhall ^ | 05/11/2024 | Matt Vespa
    Pro-Hamas activists need to nix blocking traffic for their shenanigans when they’re in Florida. The police in the Sunshine State won’t stand for it. Today, some pro-terrorist clowns tried to block traffic on a major highway outside of Disney World. Specifically, it was the Central Florida Queers for Palestine who wanted to create mayhem on the roads. Luckily, this stunt only lasted 11 minutes before police arrested them. CLICK ABOVE ARTICLE LINK FOR THE VIDEO NEW: The “Queers For Palestine” protesters who blocked the highway exit to Disney World in Orlando, FL, have been arrested by Florida Highway Patrol. I’m...
  • Anti-Hamas activist arrested after waving banana during London protest

    05/11/2024 10:07:30 AM PDT · by Mr. Mojo · 31 replies
    The Telegraph (via Yahoo) ^ | May 10, 2024 | Patrick Sawer
    A prominent anti-Hamas activist was arrested for racism after eating a banana during a pro-Palestine protest. Niyak Ghorbani was accused of making a racist gesture with the banana while standing with counter protesters in central London last Saturday. The 38-year-old Iranian dissident, who has become a familiar figure for holding a “Hamas Are Terrorists” banner at counter protests, denies he was being racist and insists he was simply eating the fruit. He was referencing recent events on American campuses in which bananas were used to taunt pro-Palestinian protesters. Mr Gohrbani was handcuffed and led away by five officers after pro-Palestine...
  • Some organizers of anti-Israel demonstrations seek to radicalize, arm students (Syria-based terrorist group)

    05/11/2024 12:13:50 AM PDT · by Libloather · 20 replies
    Fox News ^ | 5/10/24
    Fox News Senior National Correspondent William LaJeunesse joined Special Report Friday to report on increasing radical student recruitment efforts present at anti-Israel protests on college campuses nationwide. "Armed struggle is enshrined in law," showed one confiscated pamphlet. Another, "We are not satisfied with co-existence." Going beyond extremist and violent rhetoric, weapons were discovered. Chains, steel cables and buckets of rocks were found and subsequently confiscated by authorities at UT Austin demonstrations last month. More documents obtained by Fox News purportedly "celebrat[e] the death of innocent Jews and the elimination of Israel." Of 79 arrested at UT Austin, 45 were not...
  • US promises to squash Palestinian membership push at UN following vote (Israel's UN ambassador shreds UN charter in protest)

    05/10/2024 3:17:19 PM PDT · by Libloather · 11 replies
    Fox News ^ | 5/10/24 | Peter Aitken
    The U.S. has promised to vote against any resolution that would seek to grant the Palestinians full membership in the United Nations after a General Assembly resolution passed with significant support from member states. "Our vote does not reflect opposition to Palestinian statehood," U.S. Deputy Ambassador to the U.N. Robert Wood said after the vote. "We have been very clear that we support it and seek to advance it meaningfully: Instead, it is an acknowledgment that statehood will only come from a process that involves direct negotiations between the parties." "This resolution does not resolve the concerns about the Palestinian...
  • Research Discovers Women Will Support Any Cause No Matter How Murderous So Long As They Get To Wear A Scarf

    05/08/2024 11:49:33 AM PDT · by DFG · 16 replies
    Babylon Bee ^ | 05/08/2024 | Babylon Bee
    U.S. — New research has discovered that women will throw their support behind any cause, no matter how violent and sexist, as long as they get to wear a scarf. "So, let me get this straight: this cause treats women as property, believes raping women an acceptable form of violence, and vows to murder innocent civilians - but I get to wear a scarf?" asked local college student Danielle Walker. "That sounds amazing! Sign me up!" Though researchers had posited that women would be turned off to a cause where men take videos of themselves butchering children, they were surprised...
  • New: University of Florida’s President Ben Sasse Shows the Way With Powerful Blueprint on the Handling of Campus Protests

    05/06/2024 5:40:43 PM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 19 replies
    Red State ^ | 05/06/2024 | Sister Toldjah
    Sane-minded people who felt a sense of despair after seeing how the pro-Hamas college protests were playing out early on at places like Columbia University and UCLA were heartened in late April when the University of Florida issued a no-nonsense response to the "outrage" that ensued from the arrest of some campus agitators.As RedState reported at the time, the statement released by U of F school spokesman Steve Orlando confirmed that they were not a daycare center and that if their rules were not followed, then consequences would follow."This is not complicated: The University of Florida is not a daycare,...
  • Outrage erupts as 'violent' leader of Columbia University's anti-Israel protest identified as son of millionaire ad executives

    05/06/2024 11:48:14 AM PDT · by Beowulf9 · 24 replies ^ | May 4 2024 | Ishita Verma
    EW YORK CITY, NEW YORK: Social media erupted in fury as the identity of the person orchestrating the "violent" anti-Israel demonstrations at Columbia University was unveiled. Shockingly, it turns out he's not just any protester, but someone unrelated to the students, married, and the son of millionaire advertising executives. This bombshell revelation sparked outrage across social media, with many questioning the authenticity of the protests and whether they were fueled by hidden agendas. The suspicions didn't simply materialize out of nowhere. They were planted by NYC officials, including Mayor Eric Adams and the NYPD, who had previously suggested the potential...
  • The sinister underbelly of the student protests

    05/05/2024 9:27:54 AM PDT · by Starman417 · 19 replies
    Flopping Aces ^ | 05-04-24 | DrJohn
    Protests continue to ravage college campuses across the country and spreading like a virulent malignancy. Many of the protests have descended into violence. Jewish students are being unlawfully denied entrance to their schools. School administrators cower in fear save for a paltry few. These are supposedly Pro-Palestine and anti-Israel protests. They may be, but it's a small part of much larger scheme. Two thousand have been made but virtually all of them are seeing their charges dropped and few really face the consequences of their actions. Outside professional agitators are among those protesting. 282 people were arrested in New York,...
  • 'Close the Border' rally held outside Mass. State House

    05/04/2024 3:01:25 PM PDT · by mbrfl · 9 replies
    WCVB Channel 5 Boston ^ | 5/4/2024 | Ted Wayman
    A rally was held in front of the Massachusetts state house today. An estimated 1,000 people showed up to express their anger at state resources being diverted from citizens to illegals.
  • France Yellow Vests Week 286: May Day Protest*Macron's Party Loses Pre-Election Air Time Over Speech*Macron Talks Troops In Again*Protest Today*Proportional Representation Talk From Macron Amidst National Rally Lead

    05/04/2024 6:51:51 PM PDT · by Nextrush · 1 replies
    Nextrush Free ^ | 5/4/2024 | Nextrush/Self
    The traditional day of protest in Franc May 1st no exception this year grievances over the cost of the Olympics late this summer in Paris on the minds of demonstrators. 121,00 protesters according to police across France on Wednesday with the CGT trade union... The speech of President Emmanuel Macron last week about Europe deemed to be a political speech ahead of the European Parliament elections next month... Also on Thursday President Macron bringing up the notion of French troops in Ukraine again... 91 Pro-Palestinian protesters removed from the "Sciences Po" political science school... A small band of protesters took...
  • Democrats expecting massive show of force from protesters at DNC (Hamas wing)

    05/04/2024 3:27:07 PM PDT · by Libloather · 42 replies
    Washington Examiner ^ | 5/04/24 | Brady Knox
    The Democratic Party is bracing for massive protests during the Democratic National Committee convention in Chicago in August, reminiscent of the chaos of the 1968 convention. Fears of a repeat of the infamous convention, which saw hundreds arrested, have been thrown around as the Israel-Hamas war continues and as massive campus protests that have paralyzed several universities have further illustrated what may be in store for the Chicago DNC convention in August. “This last week has taken the demonstrations to a different level,” former President Barack Obama’s chief of staff William Daley told the Washington Post. “It portends that you...
  • University of Michigan commencement disrupted by anti-Israel protesters: ‘You are ruining our graduation’

    05/04/2024 1:54:24 PM PDT · by Libloather · 31 replies
    NY Post ^ | 5/04/24 | Olivia Land
    The wave of anti-Israeli protests on college campuses across the United States continued over the weekend, with two demonstrations briefly interrupting graduation proceedings at the University of Michigan. Dozens of protesters wearing keffiyehs and graduation caps held up Palestinian flags and marched down the center aisle toward the stage at Michigan Stadium during Saturday morning’s commencement, CBS News reported. As a speaker invited the crowd to join the school’s “Go Blue” chant, the demonstrators hit back with cries of “Regents, regents, you can’t hide! You are funding genocide,” according to the New York Times. A plane bearing the messages “Divest...
  • CEO of male hair loss and ED treatment brand is ‘eager’ to hire anti-Israel student protesters (Hamas wing)

    05/03/2024 3:26:27 AM PDT · by Libloather · 22 replies
    NY Post ^ | 5/02/24 | Allie Griffin
    The CEO of a male hair loss and erectile dysfunction treatment company said he is “eager” to hire anti-Israel protesters taking over college campuses in support of Palestinians in Gaza. Andrew Dudum, the Palestinian-American CEO of Hims, a telehealth and online pharmacy known for its suggestive New York City subway ads, shared a link to current openings and encouraged the student protesters to apply. “Moral courage > College degree,” he wrote on X. “If you’re currently protesting against the genocide of the Palestinian people & for your university’s divestment from Israel, keep going. It’s working. “There are plenty of companies...