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  • Gordon Chang: China Engaged in 'an Act of War' by Enflaming Antifa Riots in the U.S.

    12/05/2020 7:07:38 AM PST · by TigerLikesRoosterNew · 10 replies
    PJ Media ^ | DEC 04, 2020 | TYLER O'NEIL
    Gordon Chang, an American of Chinese ancestry who spent decades in China and has extensively written about the threat of China, warned that China meddled in the 2020 presidential election and engaged in “an act of war” against the United States by enflaming the antifa/Black Lives Matter riots in American cities over the summer. “China certainly wanted to influence the outcome of the election,” Chang said in an interview with American Thought Leaders, a show run by The Epoch Times. “So for instance, during the Democratic Party nomination process, they supported Joe Biden over Bernie Sanders, and during the general...
  • Well, Duh: Portland Fund to Bail Out Protesters Realizes the Criminals Are Pocketing the Returned Bail Money

    12/03/2020 10:29:12 AM PST · by Kartographer · 36 replies
    MRCTV ^ | 11/30/2020 | Brittany M. Hughes
    There's a famous centuries-old parable by Aesop about a farmer who finds a snake freezing in the snow. Overcome with compassion, the farmer picks up the serpent and folds it under his clothes next to his chest to keep it warm. Once the snake has been revived, it bites the farmer, who, just before dying, expresses his shock that his generosity has been answered by such betrayal. The snake responds by reminding the farmer, "You knew what I was when you picked me up."
  • Jaw-Dropping: Police Chief Association Releases Number of Officers Injured During Violent Riots

    12/01/2020 7:52:09 AM PST · by rktman · 13 replies ^ | 11/30/2020 | Julio Rosas
    The Major Cities Chiefs Association released a report detailing the number of violent riots and the number of police officers injured during the riots U.S. cities faced after the death of George Floyd in May. The MCCA, which has members in 69 of the largest cities in the U.S., released the findings of their survey in October and compiled data from May 25 to July 31, 2020. In total, 8,700 protests took place in major American cities during that time period. Of the 8,700 protests, 574 of them were riots that saw mass looting and destruction. "This violence was limited...

    12/01/2020 9:08:22 AM PST · by cradle of freedom · 48 replies
    We have seen police appear to "stand down" during rioting, looting and violence. Many think that they are given orders to allow rioters to have their way. Do police have the right to reject orders from mayors to stand down? If you are a police officer I would like to hear what you have to say.
  • Los Angeles County Officials Announce Three Week Stay-at-Home Order

    11/27/2020 7:53:32 PM PST · by conservative98 · 76 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 27 Nov 2020 | AMY FURR
    Los Angeles County announced Friday a temporary stay at home order effective Monday that urges residents to avoid being with people not in their household. “The temporary order will be in place for three weeks through Dec. 20 and will allow essential and emergency workers, and those securing or providing essential and permitted services, to leave their homes,” KTLA reported.
  • An Illegitimate Election Plunges the Republic into a Crisis

    11/27/2020 9:32:18 AM PST · by Mount Athos · 66 replies
    Frontpage Mag ^ | Nov 27, 2020 | Daniel Greenfield
    However the presidential election turns out, one thing is clear, half the country will believe that the man officially sitting in the White House is an illegitimate pretender. And that’s the way it’s been throughout this century. The crisis of presidential legitimacy really kicked into gear in 2000. Before that people might hate the president, but the opposing political party wouldn’t insist on his illegitimacy. Afterward every president has been treated as an illegitimate criminal to be opposed and driven out. Twenty years later, the Democrat strategy of presidential illegitimacy has brought the country to the brink of civil war....
  • 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
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  • Video: Cops Protecting BLM Again - Push Leader Of Proud Boys Away, After He Defended A Woman They Were Harassing

    11/21/2020 3:06:45 PM PST · by USA Conservative · 9 replies
    Red State Nation ^ | 11.21.2020 | Sarah Hall
    The head of Proud Boys Enrique Tarrio, an African-Hispanic American, and the mainstream media still calls them white supremacists. Enrique insists that the Proud Boys aren’t White supremacists, and he would be in a position to know. For one, he’s the international chairman. For another, he’s Black. “I denounce White supremacy,” Mr. Tarrio said in a Thursday interview with WSVN-TV in Miami. “I denounce anti-Semitism. I denounce racism. I denounce fascism. I denounce communism and any other -ism that is prejudiced toward people because of their race, religion, culture, tone of skin.” Mr. Tarrio headed the rising tide of those...
  • Protesters sue Chicago Police over 'brutal, violent' tactics

    11/20/2020 6:45:26 AM PST · by Oldeconomybuyer · 11 replies
    ABC "News" / Disney ^ | November 19, 2020 | By DON BABWIN
    CHICAGO -- Activists who protested in Chicago over George Floyd's death and the killing by police of other Blacks across the U.S. filed a lawsuit Thursday accusing city police officers of brutally attacking and falsely arresting them during the demonstrations. In a 205-page lawsuit filed in federal court, more than four dozen people say officers responded to lawful demonstrations "with brutal, violent, and unconstitutional tactics that are clearly intended to injure, silence, and intimidate Plaintiffs and other protesters." According to the lawsuit, police beat the protesters with batons, often striking them in the head; tackled and beat protesters while on...
  • Prominent Black Lives Matter Leader Filmed Himself While He Was Getting Arrested In A Sex Crime Investigation (Video)

    11/18/2020 5:24:08 AM PST · by USA Conservative · 4 replies
    Conservative US ^ | 11.18.2020 | Alex Hall
    Milwaukee police have arrested the man who became the face of this summer’s Black Lives Matter marches, Frank Sensabaugh, as part of a sexual assault investigation. Sensabaugh is credited by Wisconsin media for helping organize a series of riots since late May. Sensabaugh, 39, better known as Frank Nitty II, posted a video of police coming to his door Monday night. In the video, police tell him that a woman had made a serious allegation of sexual assault against him. Milwaukee County Chief Deputy District Attorney Kent Lovern said he knew about the arrest, but that it hadn’t been referred...
  • Washington Post Predictably Covers For Leftists Who Attacked Trump Supporters Waving Flags In DC

    11/17/2020 8:15:49 AM PST · by Kaslin · 11 replies
    The Federalist ^ | November 17, 2020 | Kylee Zempel
    This sorry excuse for journalism is one of the reasons Trump was elected in the first place — and it's the reason the more than 73 million Americans who voted for him a second term aren't going anywhere any time soon.Any time violent leftists ravage a city, we the people are treated to charitable news stories about mostly peaceful protests. Whenever Donald Trump supporters host enthusiastic rallies, the media depict them as deadly superspreader events rife with racist conspiracy theorists.The Washington Post this week included both in the same article. It lumped a small, antagonistic, left-wing counterprotest into a story...
  • Rep. Louie Gohmert and his wife were chased by a Black Lives Matter mob

    09/17/2020 5:10:54 PM PDT · by RandFan · 21 replies
    The Hill ^ | Sep 17 | Rep. Louie Gohmert
    On the House floor.. Rep. Louie Gohmert: "Who is stirring up all this violence to create more pain, more suffering, more damage?" Video...
  • Florida “Anti-Mob” Bill Gives Civilians Immunity If They Shoot Looters Or Run Over Protesters

    11/12/2020 8:23:08 PM PST · by blam · 75 replies ^ | 11-12-2020 | John Vibes
    This week, Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis announced the drafting of a new piece of legislation that would expand the state’s Stand Your Ground law. He is calling the legislation an “anti-mob” bill and it seems specifically targeted at the Black lives Matter movement and the ongoing protests against police brutality that have swept across the United States in recent months. The new legislation, if it becomes law, would allow armed citizens in the state of Florida to shoot, and potentially kill anyone that they suspect of looting a home or business. According to the Miami Herald, the legislation is an...
  • BLM wants something from Biden for their vote, and they wrote up a letter (letter in link)

    11/12/2020 6:58:43 PM PST · by Nifty · 8 replies
    Twitter ^ | 11/8/2020 | BLM
    Last night @Blklivesmatter sent a letter to President elect @JoeBiden and Vice President elect @KamalaHarris - we celebrate the defeat of Trump AND we want to make sure supporting Black lives is at the forefront of this administration.
  • Florida's DeSantis moves to allow citizens to shoot looters, rioters targeting businesses

    11/11/2020 3:43:48 AM PST · by USA Conservative · 51 replies
    Fox News ^ | 11.11.2020 | Caitlin McFall
    Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis has drafted “anti-mob” legislation that would expand the state’s Stand Your Ground law – a move that some worry would allow armed citizens to shoot and potentially kill anyone they suspect of looting. DeSantis’ newest legislation comes in response to months of protesting that frequently lead to rioting this summer in Florida and across the U.S., following the death of George Floyd, a black man who died after a white Minneapolis police officer knelt on his neck for nearly nine minutes. The legislation is an attempt to prevent “violent and disorderly assemblies” by permitting violence against...
  • Many Boston Businesses Still Afraid To Take Plywood Down A Week After Election

    11/10/2020 11:58:06 PM PST · by raccoonradio · 12 replies
    CBS Boston ^ | 11-10-2020 | Christina Hager
    BOSTON (CBS) – Much of Boston still has that ominous look of uncertainty. While some businesses have finally taken the plywood off their windows, many on Newbury Street, and in Downtown Crossing are still afraid to take it down a full week since the presidential election. “I think they may just stay boarded up until there is an extremely definitive answer,” said Emily Chan, as she walked by Zara. “But that might take a while, I don’t know. I hope it’s decided soon so then we can move on.” “I think it’s easier to leave them up, than take them...
  • Whose Ever Got the Guns Can Win- Let’s Take Over the Buildings!” -WOW! Lisa Fithian, BLM, Radical Leftists Are Working with Federal Workers For Post Election Mass Violence

    10/30/2020 10:18:59 AM PDT · by Beowulf9 · 35 replies ^ | Oct 30 2020 | Jim Hoft
    Lisa Fithian is a radical revolutionary who has been organizing chaos operations and antigovernment demonstrations in the United States for decades. Lisa Fithian was a key organizer of violent demonstrations that caused the shutdown of the 1999 WTO meetings in Seattle, Washington. Fithian is an anti-capitalist revolutionary.
  • TIMING: NYT Finally Admits Damage Done to Riot-Torn Businesses

    11/10/2020 8:38:11 AM PST · by JV3MRC · 25 replies
    NewsBusters ^ | 11/10/2020 | Joseph Vazquez
    With Election Day over, The New York Times finally decided to do a retrospective assessment of the damage caused by the Marxist rioting that American businesses had suffered for months on end. The Times admitted shockingly in a new report: “Some activists have downplayed the damage to businesses from looting and arson in racial justice protests around the country. But some small entrepreneurs are struggling.” The Times even cited Philadelphia Inquirer architecture critic Inga Saffron’s June 1 piece “Buildings Matter, Too,” where she wrote: “‘People over property’ is great as a rhetorical slogan. But as a practical matter, the destruction...
  • Former CIA Director Brennan Warns of Violence in the Streets

    08/26/2018 5:09:09 PM PDT · by MtnClimber · 73 replies
    PJ Media ^ | 25 Aug, 2018 | Rick Moran
    …..He's "really concerned," just as most people who don't know anything about politics are. It's interesting that he mentioned violence in the streets on this, the 50th anniversary of the "Days of Rage" that blew up the Democratic convention in 1968. That convention and the violence that surrounded it defined the New Left and that generation of activists. So could it really happen today? Those were entirely different times. America was a different country, young people were different, and the issues were a matter of life and death for many. As much as the left tries to gin up hysteria...
  • Businesses Trying to Rebound After Unrest Face a Challenge: Not Enough Insurance

    11/09/2020 9:21:00 PM PST · by yesthatjallen · 10 replies
    NYT ^ | 11 09 2020 | Nellie Bowles
    Some activists have downplayed the damage to businesses from looting and arson in racial justice protests around the country. But some small entrepreneurs are struggling. SNIP It’s a prominent refrain these days from activists in the aftermath of arson and looting — businesses have insurance. Buildings can be repaired. Broken glass is a small price to pay in a movement for justice. One new book, called “In Defense of Looting,” for example, argued that looting is an essential tactic against a racist capitalist society, and a largely victimless crime — again, because stores will be made whole through insurance. The...