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  • 'Widespread destruction to businesses' in Portland by violent black bloc vandals

    11/22/2020 5:51:06 AM PST · by Twotone · 66 replies
    The Blaze ^ | November 21, 2020 | Paul Sacca
    Destructive saboteurs purposely damaged at least two dozen businesses in Portland on Friday night. The Portland Police Bureau declared that the night of civil unrest resulted in "widespread destruction to businesses in Hollywood neighborhood." The Portland Police Bureau stated that a "group of nearly 50 people gathered" and then "vandalized many businesses including many small businesses in their path." The vandals were "dressed in all black and seen wearing helmets and carrying umbrellas." Police found that the violent black bloc anarchists "vandalized and destroyed private property in both Downtown and Northeast Portland." The rioting group also vandalized the Mexican Consulate.
  • Black Lives Matter Tries Political Assassination

    11/05/2020 5:20:10 AM PST · by Red Badger · 6 replies ^ | Nov 05 2020 | Staff
    Looks like Black Lives Matter violence has made the natural progression from rioting, vandalism, and public beatings to attempted assassinations. From the New York Post: Enrique Tarrio told the Gateway Pundit that he was slashed in the stomach, while “multiple other members” were injured, including a man stabbed in the neck and a woman with them stabbed in the back. Enrique Tarrio is chairman of Proud Boys International and Florida state director of Latinos for Trump. The Proud Boys are the anti–Black Lives Matter: race-neutral instead of racist and pro-American instead of anti-American. The group said they were heading home...
  • Man Arrested After Allegedly Breaking into St. Martin of Tours Church, Destroying Altar [Kentucky]

    10/29/2020 6:52:12 PM PDT · by marshmallow · 10 replies
    WLKY CBS ^ | 10/26/20
    LOUISVILLE, KY; A Louisville man was arrested after allegedly causing damage to a historic church. In a letter to parishioners, the pastor at Saint Martin of Tours Church said the man broke into the sanctuary late Sunday night and caused extensive damage to the altar. An on-duty security guard was able to detain the suspect until officers arrived. Police have not identified the suspect. The church will be closed for a few days while the damage is assessed, the pastor says. Officials say the pastor and Archbishop Joseph Kurtz will be working with the archdiocesan insurance company on repairs.
  • Unhinged South Carolina Elections Chairman Resigns After He Is Caught Defacing and Removing Trump Signs

    10/16/2020 9:19:15 PM PDT · by Impala64ssa · 57 replies
    Gateway Pundit ^ | Jim Hoft
    The chairman of the board of elections in South Carolina resigned after he and his wife were caught on video defacing and removing Trump signs in the state. Dean Smith resigned after he was caught on deer cameras vandalizing Trump signs on Pawleys Island. A chairman of a board of elections in South Carolina resigned after he and his wife were accused of removing and defacing multiple Donald Trump campaign signs from someone’s yard, numerous sources reported. Georgetown County Sheriff’s Office Tuesday that Trump campaign signs were disappearing from his yard. A deer camera the resident placed in his yard...
  • My mom's Trump sign experience

    10/05/2020 8:25:31 PM PDT · by Secret Agent Man · 15 replies
    today | self
    Apparent'y she had a Trump sign in her yard, and it was stolen. Neighbors around her neighborhood have a few Biden signs out so there are several potential thieves there. She got mad and was going to get an ever bigger one, but saw they had "Women for Trump" signs and liked those better, and put them in areas people can't take them, but are still visible. She was ticked that idiots took her sign, and was like "no one takes the biden signs'. I said well, we don't do that kind of thing. Further, we don't go around the...
  • It’s just becoming awful’: Zion park officials try to deal with unprecedented amounts of graffiti

    09/26/2020 11:16:35 AM PDT · by MNDude · 56 replies
    Officials at Zion National Park are grappling with unprecedented amounts of graffiti throughout the park as visitors continue to flock to the canyon. Fagergren said that rangers are dealing with a twofold problem as they try to manage the graffiti. First, the park is seeing a new type of visitor, one who may have never visited a national park before and may only be venturing out as a result of being cooped up due to the pandemic. They are different visitors than we normally get,” Fagergren said, adding that many of them don’t have the same affinity for public lands...
  • Joe Biden blasts Breonna Taylor decision, says equal justice ‘not answered’

    09/24/2020 5:40:33 AM PDT · by karpov · 97 replies
    New York Post ^ | September 24, 2020 | Mark Moore
    Former Vice President Joe Biden condemned the indictment against an ex-Kentucky cop for shooting into Breonna Taylor’s adjoining apartment, saying the call for equal justice was “not answered.” The Democratic presidential nominee said Taylor, who was killed in a botched police drug raid in March, was “shot in her own home by the police.” “In the wake of her tragic death, we mourn with her mother, family, and community and ask ourselves whether justice could be equally applied in America,” Biden said in a statement. “I know for so many people today’s decision does not answer that call.” Biden’s statement...
  • City of San Diego removes Black Lives Matter artwork in La Jolla

    09/19/2020 2:40:42 PM PDT · by simpson96 · 14 replies
    CBS8 ^ | 9/17/2020 | David Gotfredson
    SAN DIEGO — For the second time in as many months, the City of San Diego has removed Black Lives Matter artwork drawn by children in La Jolla. City workers showed up Wednesday and told neighbors the chalk drawings were being removed because the city was getting too many complaints. The chalk drawings in support of the BLM movement were never meant to be permanent (snip) After all, a rainstorm would wash the artwork away. “The beauty of chalk art is it's not permanent,” said neighbor Ruth Leivers. So, neighbors were surprised Wednesday when city workers showed up to remove...
  • Massachusetts Trump supporter puts up electric fence to protect lawn sign after thefts

    09/17/2020 12:12:49 PM PDT · by Bloody Sam Roberts · 13 replies
    The Hill ^ | 9/17/2020 | Celine Castronuovo
    A Massachusetts man says he built an electric fence around his Trump lawn sign to stop people from removing it after repeated thefts. John Oliveira, a 54-year-old disabled veteran and local school committee member, told The Standard-Times this month that the move was intended to protect his First Amendment rights. “I’m defending my property and my right to free speech,” he said. “This is about my right to free speech, period.” Oliveira said his neighbors may complain about the electric fence but he defended the decision, saying the sign outside his home in New Bedford “hasn’t been touched in two...
  • Vandal Decapitates Historic Statue of Jesus At El Paso Cathedral

    09/17/2020 7:53:45 AM PDT · by Zenyatta · 10 replies
    LaCorte News ^ | 9/17/2020 | Penka Arsova
    A statue of Jesus Christ at a cathedral in El Paso, Texas, was vandalized and decapitated on Tuesday. Police have identified and arrested the suspect in the attack. The story: The Catholic Diocese of El Paso announced on Instagram Tuesday that a suspect came into St. Patrick Cathedral’s sanctuary and destroyed the nearly 90-year-old statue of the Sacred Heart of Jesus, that was standing behind the main altar. The statue was estimated to be worth $25,000.
  • Kentucky church has 'Unborn Lives Matter' sign defaced by BLM vandals

    09/08/2020 11:25:31 AM PDT · by Roman_War_Criminal · 25 replies
    post millennial ^ | 9/7/20 | Robert Wakerell-Cruz
    A Kentucky church pastor says their sign was vandalized with Black Lives Matter graffiti. The sign, which originally read as "Unborn Lives Matter," was spraypainted to change the message to "Black Lives Matter." The vandal also left a post script, reading "fixd ur sign." Pastor Berwin Hall of Bronston, Kentucky's First Baptist Church says the sign was found vandalized Monday morning. The pastor told WKYT Kentucky that even if someone does not agree with his church's stance on abortion, that it did not give them the right to vandalize the sign or other people's belongings. In response to the graffiti...
  • 'Don't tread on the Atwoods!' (American Flag Attack, Rathdrum, ID)

    08/31/2020 8:22:50 AM PDT · by ProtectOurFreedom · 17 replies
    Coeur d'Alene Press ^ | August 31, 2020 | Madison Hardy
    A Rathdrum couple said their American and Gadsden flags were cut from a 25-foot flagpole in front of their home in a senior community. Dale and Paula Atwood have proudly flown the flags on their property for 13 years. They were shocked to find the rope cleanly cut in two places Friday morning. The Gadsden flag, famous for its "Don't Tread on Me!" quote and rattlesnake symbol, is rooted in the Revolutionary War against Great Britain. According to Atwood, the Gadsden flag has long been a symbol of civil liberties, American patriotism, and disagreement with the government. "I think people...
  • Downtown Sacramento government buildings hit by vandalism. Another protest is planned

    08/28/2020 12:05:58 PM PDT · by rintintin · 21 replies
    Sacramento Bee ^ | Aug 28 2020 | BY TONY BIZJAK AND DALE KASLER
    In what seemed like deja-vu downtown, a window-smashing march promoted by Antifa Sacramento on Thursday night was followed at daybreak Friday by scores of city clean-up crews scrubbing graffiti off government buildings and patching up broken windows. But to the relief of city leaders and downtown businesses, the damage from Thursday’s anti-police protests in the capital city was far lighter than during similar June protests after Minneapolis police killed George Floyd. Read more here:
  • Maryland Governor Blasts Pelosi’s Indifference to Baltimore Vandalism

    08/23/2020 8:06:32 PM PDT · by MarvinStinson · 5 replies
    freebeacon ^ | JULY 9, 2020 | Elizabeth Matamoros
    Maryland governor Larry Hogan (R.) on Thursday said Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi (D., Calif.) has "lost touch" with her childhood city of Baltimore after she expressed indifference about the toppling of a statue of Christopher Columbus. "It’s disappointing that Speaker Pelosi has lost touch with the Baltimore community that her family served," Hogan wrote on Twitter. "While efforts towards peaceful change are welcome, there is no place in Maryland for lawlessness, vandalism, and destruction of public property." Pelosi said Thursday that "people will do what they do" after a reporter asked about the statue being brought down from...
  • [NYC] Subway Window Vandalism Could Force MTA to Reduce Service on No. 7 Train

    The MTA could be forced to reduce subway service for the No. 7 train after rampant vandalism, according to sources. At least 200 windows on subway cars have had to be replaced since the start of August because they keep getting smashed, the Daily News first reported. Sources say that workers have to pull the train out of service every time a window is damaged and needs to be replaced. According to the source, the MTA's supply of spare windows is used up and the agency is having a tough time finding more. A video posted to Twitter by a...
  • Catholic Group Calls on Biden to Denounce Vandalism, Violence Against Churches

    08/09/2020 7:08:32 AM PDT · by MarvinStinson · 15 replies
    freebeacon ^ | AUGUST 7, 2020 | Graham Piro
    A Catholic political advocacy group is calling on presumptive Democratic nominee Joe Biden to speak out on a rash of violence and vandalism against churches across the nation. "Catholic churches across America are literally burning, and Joe Biden has said nothing. Leading members of the Democratic Party have fueled a climate of hate against Catholics, and these attacks have now led to acts of vandalism and violence," CatholicVote president Brian Burch said Thursday. "These attacks on the Church raise serious questions about the commitment of Joe Biden, a self-professed Catholic, to stand up to the rising climate of anti-Catholicism across...
  • Congressman Writes to DOJ After Attacks on Catholic Churches

    08/07/2020 6:03:02 PM PDT · by marshmallow · 2 replies
    Catholic News Agency ^ | 8/6/20 | Matt Hadro
    Washington, D.C. Newsroom, Aug 6, 2020 / 09:00 am MT (CNA).- A Catholic congressman is asking the U.S. Attorney General to respond to a spate of acts of vandalism against churches around the country. In a letter to Attorney General William Barr on Wednesday, Rep. Chuck Fleischmann (R-Tenn.) urged the Justice Department “to protect religious freedom and combat religious discrimination in the United States.” Fleischmann cited “nearly a dozen” acts of vandalism at Catholic churches in the U.S. as the impetus for his letter. “There is something to be said about how the rise in vandalism happening in places of...
  • Social media, facial recognition tools helped ID six men charged in squad car vandalism during Philly protests

    08/01/2020 7:41:25 AM PDT · by Libloather · 7 replies
    Philadelphia Inquirer via MSN ^ | 7/31/20 | Jeremy Roebuck, Vinny Vella
    As he posted a collection of images he shot during the protests that gripped Philadelphia after the police killing of George Floyd, Sammy Rivera beseeched his Instagram followers to be careful of what they shared online. “Photos and video footage of the protests were used to pick out protesters who were then identified and tracked down via their online/social media presence,” he wrote in the caption to his June 26 post that warned just “how easy it could potentially be for others to be tracked down and arrested or worse.” Five weeks later, Rivera himself was placed in handcuffs, accused...
  • Black Lives Matter mural defaced in Spokane, Washington

    07/31/2020 9:13:59 AM PDT · by C19fan · 30 replies
    CNN ^ | July 30, 2020 | Leah Asmelash
    A colorful Black Lives Matter mural was defaced this week, with vandals attempting to obscure "Black" with red, white and blue paint. The 140-foot mural is on the side of a building in downtown Spokane, Washington -- sponsored in part by Terrain, a local arts nonprofit. Terrain, along with digital advertising agencies 14Four and Seven2, hired 16 artists to decorate and paint each letter in Black Lives Matter, according to CNN affiliate KXLY.
  • What the New York Times Allegedly Planned to Publish to 'Terrorize' Tucker Carlson's Family and 'Shut' Him Up

    07/21/2020 7:45:31 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 76 replies
    Townhall ^ | 07/21/2020 | Leah Barkoukis
    Fox News host Tucker Carlson said Monday The New York Times was planning to publish a story this week on where his family lives to “hurt” them in an effort to make him “shut up and stop disagree with them”—a claim the paper denies. “Last week The New York Times began working on a story about where my family and I live. As a matter of journalism there is no conceivable justification for a story like that. The paper is not alleging we’ve done anything wrong and we haven’t. We pay our taxes. We like our neighbors. We’ve never had...