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  • Hot Rod Riot Ninjas

    07/06/2020 7:05:29 PM PDT · by madprof98 · 10 replies
    The Tablet ^ | 6/2/20 | Michael Lind
    What is new about the nationwide riots of the last week that have followed the death of George Floyd is the convergence of these two previously separate streams—traditional urban riots in poor neighborhoods triggered by police-related incidents, and the ideologically motivated vandalism by young white members of the overclass in downtown districts. This convergence is the result of hub city gentrification. The deindustrialization of the cities and rising real estate prices have forced most of the working class of all races out of hub cities into low-income suburbs and exurbs. The children of the white urban elite—some of them downwardly...
  • America's Sovereignty Is Teetering on a Precipice

    07/06/2020 4:00:53 PM PDT · by DeweyCA · 12 replies
    RealClearPolitics.com ^ | 7-4-20 | Carol Swain
    Skip The false narratives about America’s racial evils conveniently omit the actions of Christian and Jews who worked tirelessly over the last two-plus centuries to bring about justice for the downtrodden. Jewish and Christian men and women, often working through their congregations, risked everything to fight against the evils of slavery and to empower newly freed slaves and hard-working freedmen. As a result, many of those helped with a hand up went on to establish businesses and attain educations that enabled them to become valued and productive citizens. Skip The current racial narrative uses the oppressor/victim rhetoric to make a...
  • America is worth fighting for...

    07/06/2020 1:35:23 PM PDT · by holy joe · 1 replies
    Newsmax ^ | 7/6/20 | James Hirsen
    It was a troubled time in history. New York City was a mess. The streets of the Big Apple were plagued with crime, and folks felt anxious and downhearted. Then along came Rudy Giuliani. He had made a run for mayor in 1989, but it wasn’t his time. After having lost that election, he stepped up a few short years later for a 1993 electoral re-match with then-New York City Mayor David Dinkins. Law and order was the big issue on voters’ minds. This time Rudy would take the trophy. He became New York City’s mayor and went on to...
  • Korean Riot Police Use Ancient Roman Tactics

    07/06/2020 8:15:59 AM PDT · by Pining_4_TX · 33 replies
    youtube.com ^ | June 12, 2016 | youtube.com
    Probably a training exercise but interesting.
  • Catholic Schools, Cut The ‘White Privilege’ Lectures And Teach About Marxism’s Evils

    07/06/2020 7:26:43 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 9 replies
    The Federalist ^ | July 6, 2020 | Carina Benton
    Teach About Marxism’s Evils We cannot allow another generation to emerge from our schools so ignorant of communism's horrors that they see no problem in courting, dabbling with, or even passively accepting one of history’s most noxious ideologies.
 My child’s Catholic school sent home a letter to parents this week recommending “conversations about white privilege” to encourage “compassionate hearts and confident minds.” Regurgitating the radical-left bile that fuels the fires of resentment and division will not enrich students emotionally or intellectually. Instead, Catholic schools should teach students about the evils of Marxism.Marxist apostles are orchestrating the chaos and violence plaguing...
  • Trump’s Independence Day Speech Was Not ‘Dark’ Or ‘Divisive,’ It Was American

    07/06/2020 7:11:31 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 13 replies
    The Federalist ^ | July 6, 2020 | Margot Cleveland
    This cacophony comes from a sliver of society, with their voices amplified by a media selling an election year controversy to cripple President Trump. Donald Trump did not launch the latest culture war: The left-leaning press, political foes, Marxist-believing activists, and corporate and educational institutions did. When President Trump stood before a patriotic crowd on Friday night, under the watchful eyes of our country’s greatest presidents, his pronouncement that the silent majority will not retreat or surrender our founding principles was not divisive. It was American. On the eve of Independence Day, our 45th president proclaimed the truths on which...
  • Say Their Names: 21 People Killed in the George Floyd Riots (Most of them Blacks)

    07/06/2020 7:08:39 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 10 replies
    PJ Media ^ | 07/06/2020 | Tyler O' Neill
    St. Louis Police image of David Dorn. Black lives matter, and that should include the lives tragically lost in the riots following the horrific police killing of George Floyd. The riots have destroyed black lives, black livelihoods, and black monuments. As Black Lives Matter activists continue to repeat the names of unarmed black men and women killed by police, Americans should respond with the litany of victims killed in the George Floyd riots. Some of these victims died at the hands of police, but in every case, the riots created the tense situations that led to their deaths. Left-leaning commentators...
  • You Know What’s The Ultimate ‘Place Of Privilege’? Living In The USA

    07/06/2020 6:40:36 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 6 replies
    The Federalist ^ | July 6, 2020 | J. Motos Gordon
    People who come to this country don't throw around that 'privilege' word as if to highlight some victimhood. They know America is still the shining beacon of hope for all mankind. From the moment I first saw a helicopter land in the rice fields of my small town in the Philippines when I was a kid, I was captivated. I wanted to fly. I never thought I’d ever get to fly anything but the homemade kites we used to make out of cement bags and bamboo sticks.Then I got an amazing, life-changing gift: opportunity.America, the Land of Opportunity When I...
  • ‘They Have Lost Control’: Why Minneapolis Burned After George Floyd’s death, pent-up frustrations, provocateurs and inexperienced leadership led to mayhem for three nights.

    07/06/2020 2:41:10 AM PDT · by karpov · 39 replies
    New York Times ^ | July 3, 2020 | Farah Stockman
    Two days after George Floyd died, the police chief of Minneapolis called the mayor around dinnertime. He needed help. What had begun as peaceful protests outside the Third Police Precinct was turning into mayhem. “He said: ‘The Target is getting looted. We are not going to be able to handle this on our own,’” recalled Mayor Jacob Frey, who called Gov. Tim Walz and asked for the National Guard. The governor said he would consider the request. Afterward, he expressed surprise that city leaders did not seem to have a plan for where they wanted the soldiers to go. As...
  • VIDEO: Hundreds Return to Protest Outside Armed Couple’s Home in St. Louis

    07/05/2020 6:07:07 PM PDT · by E. Pluribus Unum · 157 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 5 Jul 2020 | AMY FURR
    Hundreds of protesters returned Friday to the home of the couple who confronted demonstrators with firearms on June 28 in St. Louis, Missouri. “Protesters marched along the busy public boulevard called Kingshighway, which intersects with Portland Place, a private street that is the site of the Renaissance palazzo-style home of Mark McCloskey, 61, and his 63-year-old wife, Patricia,” according to Yahoo! News. Protesters march past the Portland Place neighborhood in the Central West End. #protests2020 #CWE #marchtothemayorshouse #proteststl #BlackLivesMatter #portlandplace #McCloskeys pic.twitter.com/qkkrVEfb1E — Jennifer Sarti (@JenniferSarti10) July 4, 2020 The article continued: Chanting protesters on Friday stopped at the gate...
  • WATCH: Black Lives Matter protesters shut down two Walmart locations in Arkansas

    07/05/2020 5:43:15 PM PDT · by rightwingintelligentsia · 68 replies
    WPXI ^ | July 5, 2020
    SHERWOOD, Ark. — Protesters supporting the Black Lives Matter movement blocked the entrances and exits of two Arkansas Walmart locations Sunday afternoon, forcing the stores to close. Dozens of demonstrators, chanting “Black lives matter,” “Defund the police” and “Defund Walmart,” marched in front of Walmart locations in Jacksonville and Sherwood, KARK reported. A few protesters at each site carried signs that read, “Walmart is destroying public education,” among other messages. The retail giant is based in Bentonville, Arkansas, but it was not immediately clear if proximity to the corporate headquarters had any bearing on Sunday’s protests. According to the Arkansas...
  • Minnesota Gov Wants Feds to Pay for Riot Damage [semi-satire]

    07/05/2020 5:23:21 PM PDT · by John Semmens · 17 replies
    Semi-News/Semi-Satire ^ | 5 July 2020 | John Semmens
    Minnesota Gov. Tim Walz (D) is demanding that the federal government "pay its fair share for repairing the damage done in our state by the George Floyd rioters." The damage estimate comes to $500 million. Walz acknowledged that he had refused President Trump's offer of assistance to quell the rioting, but still maintained that "it was the President's obligation to override my mistaken refusal. Obviously, I severely misjudged the situation. He should have seen I wasn't up to the job of maintaining order and stepped in. Sure, I probably would've denounced him for violating state's rights and the media would've...
  • Cities that have thwarted rioting behavior?

    07/05/2020 2:51:07 PM PDT · by the OlLine Rebel · 52 replies
    me | 7/5/20 | me
    Are there any cities/towns which have had protests which might have devolved into rioting, but were stifled? Even if it was just a few people starting up, but it was quelled?
  • VIDEO: Black Lives Matter Protesters Admit Their Goal is a Communist Revolution, Nothing Less – Violent Overthrow, Not Voting

    07/05/2020 2:21:24 PM PDT · by Main Street · 78 replies
    IWB ^ | July 5, 2020 | IWB
    Refuse Fascism, a front group for the Revolutionary Communist Party, and BLM protesters outside the White House: “We need a revolution in order to overthrow this system and bring a whole new communist world into being." See Video at link above. https://twitter.com/i/status/1279637486008819714
  • They are not peaceful protestors. They are criminals.

    07/05/2020 11:06:03 AM PDT · by ethical · 44 replies
    The Post & Email ^ | July 5, 2020 | Linda Jordan
    “I WANT MY CITY BACK” They are not Peaceful Protestors. They are Criminals. by Linda Jordan, ©2020 (Jul. 5, 2020) — There was a horrific scene on I-5 in Seattle yesterday morning. Two women, unlawful BLM et al protestors, were hit by a car while blocking the freeway. Sadly one died last night, Summer Taylor; the other is in critical condition. Who is responsible for this completely avoidable tragedy? While awaiting the outcome of an official investigation into the driver, who is black, and the incident I can name four. 1. BLM et al, the lawless protestors, for blocking the...
  • Abolishing Museums Springs From Progressive Education

    07/05/2020 8:32:14 AM PDT · by euram · 15 replies
    INTELLECTUAL TAKEOUT ^ | July 2 2020 | Anders Koskinen
    “It’s critical that we move past identity politics,” Decolonize This Place organizer Marz Saffore told CNN, “It’s not enough to hire an Indigenous curator. It’s not enough to have one Black person on your board. Museums as we know them have to be abolished. I don’t want my voice to be added to museums that are often trophy cases for Imperialism.” So we abolish these trophy cases of Imperialism. Where does that leave our nation’s children? I know where it would have left me. As an example, Madison West High School taught me little to nothing about the Inuit peoples...
  • Patrick J. Buchanan: Are uncivil protests and mob violence winning?

    07/04/2020 10:30:13 PM PDT · by rintintin · 26 replies
    Union Leader ^ | July 4 2020 | Patrick J Buchanan
    THE SEATTLE COMMUNE is no more. Declared three weeks ago by radical leftists as CHAZ, the Capitol Hill Autonomous Zone, rechristened CHOP, the Capitol Hill Occupation Protest, the six-block enclave inside Seattle ceased to exist July 1. The cops shut it down. As Marx said, history repeats itself, first as tragedy then as farce. If the Paris Commune of 1871 is the archetype, that mass uprising and swift slaughter of the communards who rose against the regime, what happened in Seattle is the farce. Police Chief Carmen Best, who opposed Mayor Jenny Durkan’s surrender of one of her precinct stations...
  • Man Who Drove Into Black Lives Matter Protesters In Seattle Is Identified (HE'S BLACK)

    07/04/2020 11:07:17 AM PDT · by euram · 152 replies
    NewsOne ^ | July 4 2020 | NewsOneStaff
    The person who drove a car into a group of Black Lives Matter protesters in Seattle early Saturday morning and left two of them in critical condition has been identified. The Associated Press reported that Dawit Kelete was behind the wheel of a white sedan that swerved directly into the protesters marching on a local highway, hitting two women. A graphic video circulating on social media showed the point of impact that violently flung the victims’ bodies high into the air over Interstate 5.
  • School Org to Change Slogan [semi-satire]

    07/04/2020 12:35:47 AM PDT · by John Semmens · 8 replies
    Semi-News/Semi-Satire ^ | 5 July 2020 | John Semmens
    The Knowledge is Power Program (KIPP) announced it is retiring the slogan "Work hard. Be Nice." Richard Barth, KIPP Foundation CEO, said "the amazing financial success of the Black Lives Matter (BLM) organization's business plan of 'Break Stuff, Get Paid' has inspired us to rethink our message." "Clearly, the 'work hard and be nice' model only works in a civilized free society." Barth declared. "If we examine the hundred thousand years that homo sapiens have lived we observe that in only a few hundred years and in very few places have we seen free societies. The 'break stuff and get...
  • Minnesota Madness

    07/03/2020 5:49:24 PM PDT · by Rummyfan · 18 replies
    City Journal ^ | 3 July2020 | Scott W Johnson
    The failure of the state’s leadership means recovery is a long way off in Minneapolis. On May 25, George Floyd died in the custody of four Minneapolis police officers. What followed was a terroristic crime spree in the Twin Cities. As the Star Tribune reported, the damage extended to 1,500 businesses and buildings in Minneapolis and St. Paul. Estimates place the damage at $500 million. This crime wave was largely inspired by the abandonment of the Minneapolis Police Department’s Third Precinct headquarters, and its subsequent burning, on the evening of May 28. This unparalleled act of political irresponsibility is attributable...