Skip to comments.‘Close the camps!’: Philly protesters back on the streets for 3rd time in a week
Posted on 07/06/2019 10:11:35 PM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet
The skies grew dark Saturday afternoon as tornado alerts buzzed cell phones across the city. Which might have explained the initial lackluster turnout for an Independence Mall protest against President Donald Trump the third in Philadelphia in a week.
But eventually, as a steady rain began to fall, three dozen protesters were listening as organizers with Refuse Fascism Philly played an audio recording published by ProPublica in 2018 of immigrant children separated from their families at the Mexican border.
Chanting, Close the camps! Trump, Pence must go! protesters then marched with police escorts to the Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) headquarters at Eighth and Cherry Streets, where a year ago dozens had camped out as part of a nationwide #OccupyICE action demanding abolition of the agency.
Sam Goldman, a Refuse Fascism organizer, said ending what she called the Trump regime would not be a matter of one massive event like the Womens March. This would require mass, sustained nonviolent resistance, she said.
There needs to be protest everywhere, all the time, said Goldman, 32, of Philadelphia.
On Tuesday, Philadelphians had rallied outside the Old City office of Sen. Pat Toomey (R., Pa.), joining thousands of protesters in almost 200 cities and towns as part of a nationwide protest calling for elected officials to #CloseTheCamps. That was a reference to the controversy over what Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D., N.Y.) and hundreds of historians has described as concentration camps at the nations border.
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Well I agree. Close the camps and replace them with bus station like centers. Wont have to worry about their treatment if they’re not here long before they’re quickly sent home.
3 dozen fidiots?
3 dozen people? A real political tidal wave is afoot I guess.
Thanks for the ping.
“three dozen protesters were listening as organizers with Refuse Fascism”
Refuse Fascism, full name: Refuse Fascism—Drive Out the Trump-Pence Regime, is, as you know, a front group of the insane Revolutionary Communist Party (RCP). The RCP instigated the deadly Rodney King riots in LA.
Believe it or not, their leading spokespeople Refuse Fascism..), Sunsara Taylor and Carl Dix, have both been on Fox Snooze many times, her much more than him.
As far as I know, they’ve never once been confronted on what their organization is really about, or the fact that are indeed a front for the dangerously far left RCP, a group that openly calls for the armed overthrow of the US government.
Tucker Carlson, idiot that he is, Laura Ingrham, as well, don’t seem to have a clue who and what these people are when they have them on their shows.
[[Which might have explained the initial lackluster turnout for an Independence Mall protest against President Donald Trump]]
Yeah, right, thaT was the reason
Close the border!
I agree, close the camps, and send everyone of those parasites home.
My. Family is visiting Philadelphia in 10 days and staying a block over from Independence Mall. I certainly hope these vermin are cleared out by the
Deport them and close the camps!
Revoke your citizenship, and deport you, you say?
And where are they when millions of children are separated from their families due to the high incarceration rates in Democrat run cities?
The only question is Where were these protestors for the 8 years of Barack Obama? Why were the camps okay under him but not under Trump?
Not correct, FRiend.
Sunsara Taylor has been on Tucker’s show. I saw it.
Drop kick them all back across the border and we won’t need these “concentration” camps. See, it’s the libs fault they’re in concentration camps. If they’d only build the wall and secure the border all the poor creatures wouldn’t be tortured so.
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