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  • Media Ignores Facts to Claim a Trump Gotcha

    07/01/2020 7:36:58 AM PDT · by rogerantone1 · 9 replies
    Real Clear Politics ^ | July 1, 2020 | John Lott
    The media keeps going out of its way to fact check President Trump’s claims as false. The Washington Post’s Philip Bump is one of many journalists who can’t be bothered with considering the most obvious interpretations of what Trump says. Instead, he ventures into the nonsensical.
  • Trump Tweets Video:In Democrat-Controlled Cities Across the County Mobs of Liberals are Rioting and Looting

    06/27/2020 4:03:48 PM PDT · by AndyJackson · 38 replies
    Donald Trump Twitter ^ | 6/27/2020 | Trump Campaign
    See Video at https://twitter.com/realDonaldTrump/status/1276995624588709888
  • South Dakota Governor: No Social Distancing at Mt. Rushmore Event [ Kristi Noem ]

    07/01/2020 7:21:59 AM PDT · by george76 · 30 replies
    The New American Magazine ^ | 30 June 2020 | Luis Miguel
    South Dakota Governor Kristi Noem confirmed that her state will move forward with plans for a large Independence Day celebration at Mount Rushmore on July 3 .. free masks will be given out to those who desire to wear them, there will be no social distancing. Thousands are expected at the festivities that will be attended by none other than President Donald Trump. The event will feature fighter jets soaring over the 79-year-old monument, along with the first fireworks display at the site since 2009. Noem, a Republican, made clear that they would not impose coronavirus restrictions on the crowd....
  • Black civil rights attorney Leo Terrell announces his support for the re-election of Donald Trump

    07/01/2020 6:12:59 AM PDT · by george76 · 53 replies
    American Thinker ^ | July 1, 2020 | Bill Schanefelt
    This is a big deal. Many of us who have listened to or watched Fox News over the years are familiar with civil rights attorney Leo Terrell. I always dismissed him as an annoying blowhard whose spouting of Democrat talking points were used by the hosts as a contrasting foil and for entertainment value. Last Sunday, I was surprised to find that Mark Levin did not share that view, and, in fact, held Mr. Terrell in high regard. Who knew? I had heard Mr. Terrell (perhaps on Tucker Carlson's show) talking sense, for a change, on Democrats, race, and Black...
  • Lefty think tank president says he’d have rushed St. Louis homeowners and beaten their brains in (Niskanen Center president)

    06/30/2020 7:40:34 AM PDT · by rintintin · 80 replies
    Twitchy ^ | June 30 2020 | Twitchy
    Of course we’re talking about the St. Louis couple who brandished firearms at “peaceful protesters” who knocked down a gate and marched through their private property. Plenty of lefties can’t believe that they haven’t been arrested yet for pointing guns at people, but as The Federalist reports, left-wing think tank president Jerry Taylor wouldn’t have waited for the police. In a now-deleted tweet, he says he would have rushed the couple, beaten their brains in, and not apologized either.
  • (2019 - Justice System is Broke) Prosecutors no longer pursuing 188 inauguration protest cases

    06/30/2020 4:37:24 AM PDT · by 11th_VA · 8 replies
    Washington Post ^ | March 24, 2019
    <p>Home Share 98 Public Safety Prosecutors no longer pursuing 188 inauguration protest cases Police round up protesters at 12th and L streets NW on Inauguration Day in 2017. Police round up protesters at 12th and L streets NW on Inauguration Day in 2017. (Jahi Chikwendiu/The Washington Post) By Keith L. Alexander March 24, 2019 at 1:22 p.m. PDT More than two years after the mass arrest of protesters at President Trump’s inauguration, two federal prosecutors walked into a D.C. courtroom earlier this month in a little-noticed hearing and told a judge that their investigation had ended and they would no longer pursue any of the cases.</p>
  • Jeff Bezos' Twitch temporarily bans Trump for 'hateful conduct'

    06/29/2020 11:49:34 AM PDT · by knighthawk · 101 replies
    Fox News ^ | June 29 2020 | Brian Flood
    Twitch, a streaming platform owned by Amazon mogul Jeff Bezos, has temporarily banned President Trump’s account for “hateful conduct” stemming from footage of the president’s speeches. “Hateful conduct is not allowed on Twitch. In line with our policies, President Trump’s channel has been issued a temporary suspension from Twitch for comments made on stream, and the offending content has been removed,” a Twitch spokesperson told Fox News. A rebroadcast of Trump’s 2015 campaign launch -- when he famously criticized people crossing the Mexican border to illegally enter the United States -- and comments Trump made at his recent Tulsa rally...
  • Watch–D.C. Resident Delivers Food to Police: ‘We Pray for Them, We Love Them’

    06/29/2020 10:33:24 AM PDT · by rktman · 28 replies
    breitbart.com ^ | 6/27/2020 | Hannah Bleau
    D.C. resident Nestride Yumga, along with fellow community members, delivered food to local police officers on Saturday in a show of support for officers, rejecting the anti-cop narrative touted by Black Lives Matter activists. Yumga, an American citizen originally from Africa, said she delivered food to officers because “our police department needs us now more than ever.” “These are brave men and women who took the oath, they took the badge to serve the community and they’re doing just that,” she told Breitbart News. “These are heroes. When we call them at three in the morning, they show up. …...
  • PROtesters Set Up 'Guillotine' In Front of Jeff Bezos's House

    06/29/2020 8:35:03 AM PDT · by rktman · 46 replies
    townhall.com ^ | 6/29/2020 | Leah Barkoukis
    Demonstrators in Washington, D.C., showed up in front of Amazon founder and CEO Jeff Bezos’s house on Sunday, with a mock guillotine and a sign that read “support our poor communities not our wealthy men.” In an announcement about the march, the activists called for Amazon to be abolished. abolish the present / reconstruct our future @AbolishTheNow It's an uprising, and we're taking it to our neighbor @JeffBezos' house #dcprotest View image on Twitter 1,006 12:53 PM - Jun 27, 2020 Twitter Ads info and privacy “Amazon works directly with police to surveil us, stoking racist fears in the name...
  • WaPo Editor Says White Women Are ‘Lucky’ Black People Are ‘Not Calling For Revenge’

    06/29/2020 10:42:28 AM PDT · by rktman · 97 replies
    dailycaller.com ^ | 6/29/2020 | Shelby Talcott
    The Washington Post’s global opinions editor Karen Attiah deleted tweets Sunday saying that “white women are lucky” black people are “not calling for revenge” after listing various things she claimed white women are responsible for in the past. Attiah tweeted a list of incidents she claimed came about due to “the lies & tears of white women.” Included in this list are “The 1921 Tulsa Massacre” and “53% of white women voting for [President Donald] Trump.”
  • SCREENSHOT: WaPo Global Opinions editor deletes [ HER OWN ] vile tweet warning white women of ‘revenge’

    06/29/2020 11:01:32 AM PDT · by MarvinStinson · 57 replies
    twitchy ^ | June 28, 2020
    Karen Attiah, the Washington Post’s Global Opinions editor, just deleted this [ HER OWN POST ] that said, And, yes, we have a screenshot: Keep in mind, this is the same paper that got a liberal woman fired over a Halloween costume mocking Megyn Kelly’s take of blackface. But this is OK? I'm starting to think that being an absolute lunatic is in the job description for our country's major newspapers. — Greg Price (@greg_price11) June 29, 2020
  • (Liberal Civil Rights Attorney) Leo Terrell: Black Lives Matter is 'profiting' on a 'false narrative'

    06/28/2020 7:44:05 PM PDT · by E. Pluribus Unum · 17 replies
    Fox News - Life, Liberty and Levin ^ | 28 June 2020 | Victor Garcia
    Civil rights attorney Leo Terrell joins "Life, Liberty & Levin" on Sunday night where he addresses his issues with the Black Lives Matter (BLM) movement, saying the organization's motivation is money and calling them "profiteers." "This is why Black Lives Matter is basically, in my opinion, the Al Sharpton of the 21st century. They're profiteers. They are profiting on trying to give a narrative, a false narrative that is white racist cops, deaths destroying the black community," Terrell told host Mark Levin. "You point out Chicago. No [BLM] presence walking through the neighborhood protesting to stop black-on-black crime. Al Sharpton...
  • Black Lives Matter Storm Target: We Will Shut Your Business Down

    06/28/2020 12:19:57 PM PDT · by Altura Ct. · 93 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 6/28/20
    On Friday night, a group of Black Lives Matter activists began shouting a political script in a Target store in Washington, D.C. The verbal assault was led by a male with a bullhorn, who read the script in portions which were were then shouted back by the rest of the group. They yelled, “All black people, living around this neighborhood, because you prioritize money over people, until you stop calling the police, we will continue to shut your business down.”
  • Protesters In DC Claim Whole Foods Is Racist, Call For It To Be Shut Down

    06/28/2020 8:19:07 AM PDT · by rktman · 93 replies
    dailycaller.com ^ | 6/26/2020 | Samantha Renck
    A group of protesters surrounded a Whole Foods in Washington, D.C. on Thursday night, accusing it of “[gentrifying] black and brown communities,” according to Daily Caller News Foundation (DCNF) reporters covering the protests. The DCNF reporters described that protesters were marching through the street and stopped at Whole Foods surrounding the doorway. The leader of the protesters began shouting Whole Foods is responsible for gentrifying black communities and is part of the racist capitalist system.
  • Greg Gutfeld Goes Off On Liberal Juan Williams For Blaming Inner City Violence On Trump

    06/28/2020 7:02:26 AM PDT · by Enlightened1 · 73 replies
    Fox News via Youtube ^ | 06/26/20 | The Five
    All great points and Juan is a moron as usual.   https://youtu.be/iyubHMx4qDg  
  • We Swear To G*d This Is A Real Washington Post Headline

    06/28/2020 6:14:20 AM PDT · by BeauBo · 51 replies
    The Daily Caller ^ | June 27, 2020 | SHELBY TALCOTT
    The Washington Post tried to push back on President Donald Trump’s claim that the most dangerous cities in America are run by Democrats – but the graph provided largely proved Trump’s point. Trump said Wednesday that “every one” of America’s “20 most dangerous” cities “are Democrat run.” WaPo’s analysis headline wrote that “Trump keeps claiming that the most dangerous cities in America are all run by Democrats. They aren’t.” The article, however, did not provide a single city run by a Republican in the top 20 most violent cities per capita. According to data WaPo gathered to disprove Trump, 19...
  • Four Men Charged in Federal Court for Attempting to Tear Down Statue of Andrew Jackson in Lafayette Square Amid Protests

    06/27/2020 6:42:08 PM PDT · by M. Thatcher · 176 replies
    U.S. Department of Justice ^ | Saturday, June 27, 2020 | Department of Justice U.S. Attorney’s Office District of Columbia
    WASHINGTON – Lee Michael Cantrell, 47, of Virginia; Connor Matthew Judd, 20, of Washington, D.C.; Ryan Lane, 37, of Maryland; and Graham Lloyd, 37, of Maine, were charged by criminal complaint yesterday with destruction of federal property, announced Acting U.S. Attorney Michael R. Sherwin, Special Agent in Charge of the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) Washington Field Office’s Criminal Division James A. Dawson, and Acting Chief of the United States Park Police (USPP) Gregory T. Monahan. The complaint, unsealed today, alleges that on June 22, 2020, the four men along with other unidentified individuals, damaged and attempted to tear down...
  • Washington Post: It Doesn’t Matter That The Most Violent Cities In America Are Run By Democrats

    06/27/2020 6:07:35 PM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 30 replies
    Hotair ^ | 06/27/2020 | John Sexton
    I missed this when it was published Thursday. The Washington Post’s Philip Bump did a fact-check of sorts on a claim made by President Trump: “You hear about certain places like Chicago and you hear about what’s going on in Detroit and other — other cities, all Democrat run,” he said. “Every one of them is Democrat run. Twenty out of 20. The 20 worst, the 20 most dangerous are Democrat run.” It’s not clear how Trump is defining “most dangerous” in this context. So let’s look at two related sets of data compiled by the FBI: most violent...
  • Graphic warning: Peaceful protesters fired at with tear gas, rubber bullets by U.S. military police

    06/27/2020 4:50:46 PM PDT · by Eleutheria5 · 35 replies
    Reuters ^ | Streamed live on Jun 1, 2020
    Hands up. Don't shoot! Black lives matter! Blabetty blabetty.
  • VIDEO: BLM Vandal Assaults Elderly Man, Runs To Police And Demands Protection When Chased

    06/27/2020 12:57:43 PM PDT · by NoLibZone · 17 replies
    nationalfile.com ^ | 6-27-20 | Gabriel Keane
    "Oh, now you want the cops!" taunts directed at vandal who sought refuge behind police Video footage shows a monument vandal associated with the Black Lives Matter movement running and seeking refuge behind police officers moments after shoving a senior citizens to the ground. Black Lives Matter has achieved notoriety for its association with various anti-police sentiments and slogans, such as “Defund/Abolish The Police,” “Kill All Cops,” and “Pigs In A Blanket, Fry Em Like Bacon,” as well as its supporters’ penchant for participating in violence, rioting, and the desecration of monuments. An interesting scene unfolded earlier this week at...