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  • Soldiers open fire in Nigeria, drawing global attention to weekslong protests

    10/21/2020 4:29:44 PM PDT · by dynachrome · 2 replies
    NBC ^ | 10-21-20 | Segilola Arisekola and Adela Suliman
    Nigeria witnessed scenes of violence and chaos as protests calling for an end to police brutality continued overnight and into Wednesday, despite a 24-hour curfew and multiple eyewitness reports of soldiers opening fire on protesters. Lagos State Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu said Wednesday that one person had died at a hospital in Lagos, the country's financial capital, after a shooting in the upmarket suburb of Lekki on Tuesday, but did not confirm whether the victim was a protester. "This is an isolated case. We are still investigating if he was a protester," he said on Twitter. Earlier he said 30 people...
  • Rally for victim of officer-involved moped crash devolves into chaos; 21 arrested

    10/21/2020 10:08:31 AM PDT · by VanShuyten · 6 replies
    WPRI 12 ^ | Oct 21, 2020 | Sarah Doiron
    PROVIDENCE, R.I. (WPRI) ─ The revving of ATVs and dirt bikes could be heard throughout the South Side of Providence Tuesday evening as hundreds of people gathered to demand justice for the victim in an officer-involved moped crash from over the weekend. ... Cell phone video from a witness shows Gonsalves take an abrupt right turn before losing control of his moped and slamming into a building. It’s still unclear at this time whether Endres actually hit Gonsalves before he crashed. ... The rally was organized by the Party for Socialism and Liberation, which is calling for an independent investigation...
  • U.S. retailers secure stores as worries about election unrest mount

    10/21/2020 4:05:07 AM PDT · by Oldeconomybuyer · 20 replies
    Reuters ^ | October 21, 2020 | By Lisa Baertlein, Richa Naidu, Nivedita Balu 5 MIN READ
    This time last year, shoppers on Chicagos Magnificent Mile were waiting for Louis Vuitton to debut its whimsical holiday window decorations. Now those same windows are hidden behind a wall of wood panels painted bright orange. While still open for shoppers, stores like Gucci and Nordstrom are also boarded up after looters targeted the city's famed retail district in the spring and summer, when protests gripped more than 100 U.S. cities. As security experts warn that the U.S. presidential election could spark renewed civil unrest, those stores remain clad in plywood as retailers seek to keep property and employees safe...
  • Trump Resistance Plans Mass Mobilization After Election To Shut Down The Country If Biden Doesnt Win

    10/20/2020 9:36:18 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 105 replies
    The Federalist ^ | October 20, 2020 | Joy Pullman
    Shut Down DC's 'Strategic framework for action following the 2020 election' sketches out their plans for rioting and attacking American institutions and life unless and until Joe Biden is installed as president. Shut Down DC's 'Strategic framework for action following the 2020 election' sketches out their plans for rioting and attacking American institutions and life unless and until Joe Biden is installed as president. In the days following the election well continue to come out into the streets every day to respond to rapidly changing events. We may be waiting for votes to be counted or we may be responding...
  • Dont Get Gaggled: Minneapolis School District Spends Big on Student Surveillance Tool, Raising Ire After Terminating Its Police Contract

    10/20/2020 4:03:09 AM PDT · by euram · 19 replies
    The74 ^ | Oct 18 2020 | Mark Keierleber
    Gaggle is currently used in hundreds of districts across the U.S., relying on artificial intelligence and a team of moderators paid as little as $10 an hour to scan billions of student emails, chat messages and files each year in search of references to sex, drugs and violence.
  • Hmm, Why Did Gretchen Whitmer Display a Sign That's Viewed as a Call to Assassinate Trump?

    10/18/2020 3:12:48 PM PDT · by Kaslin · 85 replies ^ | October 18, 2020 | Bronson Stocking
    Source: Twitter/ScreenshotGov. Gretchen Whitmer (D-MI) sure is hypocritical, even for a politician. Just weeks after a deadly ricen poisoning was mailed to President Trump, Whitmer prominently displayed an "8645" sign in the background of the camera during an interview on NBC's "Meet the Press." When the term "86" is applied to a person it often carries the meaning of killing the individual. The left is violent and murderous enough without further stoking by the governor.Antifa, ginned up by Democrats, routinely attacks cops and Trump supporters, killing one recently in Portland. Joe Biden and Sen. Cory Booker (D-NJ) talk about...
  • In Madison (WI), Elizabeth Warren touts Wisconsin's importance, says 'lives are on the line'

    10/18/2020 7:39:38 AM PDT · by Diana in Wisconsin · 53 replies ^ | October 18, 2020 | Brianna Reilly
    Less than three weeks out from the Nov. 3 presidential election, during an interview with the Cap Times, U.S. Sen. Elizabeth Warren touted the importance of Democratic candidate Joe Biden winning Wisconsin and the White House in a high-stakes election where "lives are on the line." The Massachusetts Democrat played up the stakes in this battleground state in Democrats' effort to oust President Donald Trump, describing it to attendees at a Madison drive-in get-out-the-vote event Saturday as one that lies "at the intersection" of this election. Slamming Republicans for trying to steal a Supreme Court seat ahead of the election...
  • why one cop carries 145 rounds

    10/17/2020 4:16:19 PM PDT · by Zhang Fei · 33 replies
    Youtube ^ | Oct 10, 2018 | Donut Operator
    This is the story of Sgt. Timothy Gramins Hear him tell his story:
  • Is wearing a flag mask or hanging a flag outside your home code for being a Trump voter?

    10/17/2020 4:14:57 PM PDT · by euram · 64 replies
    youtube ^ | Oct 17 2020 | Karlyn Borysenko
    She thinks it does.
  • Disturbing Videos From Portland Shows Antifa Members Using Their Kids As Props And Human Shields

    10/17/2020 10:02:19 AM PDT · by USA Conservative · 35 replies
    Red State Nation ^ | 10.17.2020 | Sarah Hall
    On Friday, protests took place in North Portland and at the Multnomah County Justice Center in Downtown. Demonstrators are calling for people to head to the Multnomah County Justice Center, which was where protesters gathered on Thursday as well. Earlier in the afternoon, demonstrators also hosted a sit-in at a Black Indigenous familys home on Mississippi Avenue who are under the threat of eviction. Video: LinkBut some really scary stuff is happening in Portland. They used ISIS tactics and brought out their children to the riots. Videos from last night show Antifa using kids as props and human shields. Videos...
  • Police In Bangkok Use Water Cannon To Break Up Anti-Government Protests

    10/16/2020 9:07:26 PM PDT · by BenLurkin · 12 replies
    NPR ^ | October 16, 20205:00 PM ET
    Riot police in Bangkok used water cannon and charged crowds to disperse thousands of protesters in the Thai capital, a day after the government officially banned street rallies demanding the resignation of Prime Minister Prayuth Chan-ocha, a new constitution and reform of the country's monarchy. Mostly students defied a government ban on gatherings in the capital on Friday imposed a day earlier after protesters halted and jeered a motorcade transporting King Maha Vajiralongkorn and Queen Suthida. It was an unprecedented display of displeasure for the royal couple in a country where people are taught to revere the monarchy and where...
  • Axios Poll: More Than a Third of College Students Say Theyll Likely Protest If Trump Wins Election, Survey Says

    10/16/2020 8:40:08 PM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 69 replies
    Conservative Daily News ^ | 10/16/2020 | Mary Rose Corkery
    Around 40% of college students said they will likely or certainly protest if President Donald Trump wins the election, according to an Axios poll released Friday. Exactly 22% of students surveyed said they are likely to protest and 17% said they will certainly protest should Trump win the 2020 election, the College Reaction/Axios survey found. More students, 30%, said they would not protest if Trump won and 31% said they are not likely to protest a Trump victory. The dissatisfaction with the status quo is also reflected by the number of students who are willing to protest Trump reelection with...
  • 1619 Project Founder Melts Down After Criticism Of Her Fake, Revisionist American History

    10/16/2020 4:06:18 PM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 24 replies
    The Federalist ^ | 10/16/2020 | Tristan Justice
    The lead writer of The New York Times’ anti-American “1619 Project” suffered a meltdown last week when a colleague at her paper offered fair criticism of its revisionist and inaccurate account of history.On Oct. 9, New York Times columnist Bret Stephens published a more than 3,000-word essay outlining the project’s blunders that have led the academics with the National Association of Scholars (NAS) to call on the Pulitzer Prize Board to revoke its award to the project’s chief essayist, Nikole Hannah-Jones.“Journalists are, most often, in the business of writing the first rough draft of history, not trying to have...
  • (Minnesota) State Senate report correctly blames state and city leadership for the summers riots

    10/16/2020 8:06:37 AM PDT · by euram · 2 replies
    Center for the American Experiment ^ | Oct 14 2020 | John Phelan
    Yesterday, the Minnesota Senates Transportation and Public Safety Committee released its report on this summers riots in Minneapolis. The Star Tribune report on this was headlined: Minnesota Senate GOP report blames Gov. Tim Walz, Mayor Jacob Frey for slow riot response. The sub-header read: Democratic leaders reject findings, call document fodder for election, which is curious, because previously both Governor Walz and Mayor Frey had said that the other was to blame.
  • L.A. Mayor Allows Large Religious Gathering Outside Staples Center

    10/15/2020 4:29:57 AM PDT · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 4 replies
    The Babylon Bee ^ | October 12, 2020 | The Babylon Bee
    LOS ANGELES, CALos Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti, having opposed large religious gatherings in his city for the past 7 months, has suddenly reversed course, allowing a large worship service to take place in the streets of the city last night. Despite the ban on religious gatherings, the worshipers came together to honor their god, LeBron James, in a spontaneous outpouring of love and praise. Worshipers in this religion, rather than singing songs or saying prayers, topple cars and throw things at the police.
  • Sean Lennon cant imagine why Portland protesters toppled Lincoln statue

    10/14/2020 8:48:53 PM PDT · by conservative98 · 50 replies
    NY Post ^ | October 14, 2020 | 11:15pm | Tamar Lapin
    Sean Lennon just cant imagine why protesters would try to take Abraham Lincoln down. The son of John Lennon and Yoko Ono got on Twitter Monday to ask his 307,000 followers: Can someone explain why it appears a Lincoln statue was toppled in Portland? Asking for a friend. The 45-year-old musician was responding to Sunday nights protests in the Oregon city billed as an Indigenous Peoples Day of Rage over the Christopher Columbus holiday, in which a crowd toppled statues of Presidents Abraham Lincoln and Theodore Roosevelt. Lennon then appeared to mock the protesters by sarcastically suggesting that...
  • What Happened to the Riots?

    10/14/2020 6:41:21 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 46 replies
    American ^ | October 14, 2020 | Rick Fuentes
    The riots of 2020 are the battlefront of a movement hatched from an alternative history built upon an abstruse foundation of systemic racism and white privilege. In early summer, they created an apocalyptic spectacle of 23 American cities in flames, burned-out cars, shattered storefronts, unchecked looting, and occupied neighborhoods. Then events then took a curious turn. According to the Bridging the Divide Initiative, a Princeton think tank that conducts U.S. protest modeling with a wink and nod to the left, there was a free fall in the number of BLM-associated demonstrations and uprisings from a late-May peak to an October...
  • In Minneapolis, Rage And Fear Have Hobbled A Great American City

    10/14/2020 6:08:50 AM PDT · by Rummyfan · 12 replies
    The Federalist ^ | 14 Oct 2020 | John Danile Davidson
    The intersection in south Minneapolis where George Floyd died in police custody on May 25 has become a quasi-religious shrine. It is a shrine not just to Floyd, who is honored here as if he were a saint or a martyr, but to the political power of the Black Lives Matter movement and the ascendency of the radical left in this city. The intersection and the neighborhood around it have been occupied for months now. To get to the memorialor George Square, as its now calledyou must approach on foot. For a block in every direction, the streets are closed...
  • How China funds and organizes riots and civil unrest in America

    10/13/2020 5:03:16 AM PDT · by MtnClimber · 17 replies
    American Thinker ^ | 13 Oct, 2020 | Ghenghis Gary
    Even while it expands its economic and military reach abroad, China is stealthily funding and organizing riots and civil unrest in America. There is growing comprehension of the extent of China's attempts to undermine America and establish itself as the world's dominant economic and political power. Globally, China's Belt and Road Initiative (BRI), begun in 2013, has spread across all continents, enrolling at least 138 countries to date. The BRI reach is vast, and, although it lacks transparency, a common estimate is that it incorporates 38 countries in sub-Saharan Africa, 25 East Asia and Pacific countries, 17 nations in the...
  • Slow Motion Video Of The Denver Shooting From Photos Was Released It Shows Matthew Dolloff Clearly Reaching For Keltners Gun

    Denver police have arrested a private security guard working for a television crew on suspicion of murder after he shot and killed a man believed to be part of a Patriot Muster rally outside the Denver Art Museum. The Patriot Muster protester maced the security guard, who then pulled out his handgun and shot him dead. This is what we hear from the mainstream media. But the reality is that the patriot who was shot dead was reportedly trying to defend himself with bear spray when confronted by two suspects at gunpoint. The man who was shot dead was reportedly...