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  • Candace Owens (video) - I DO NOT support George Floyd and I refuse to see him as a martyr!

    06/03/2020 10:25:53 PM PDT · by tinyowl · 4 replies
    Candace Facebook video via Youtube ^ | June 4, 2020 | Candace Owens
    Figured this was already posted but Alas! I don't see it in keyword search. Candace hasn't said much yet ... in this ... she says a lot - she takes the black community to task very fairly and with facts and reason. It's very heartfelt though, rather than standard media political argument/debate or take down of the other side -> often online or in interviews she's playing 'conservative political influencer / celebrity', but this is more natural, I think one of her best if not best.
  • Philadelphia takes down statue of former Mayor Frank Rizzo

    06/03/2020 10:50:04 AM PDT · by Altura Ct. · 19 replies
    UPI ^ | 6/3/20
    uthorities in Philadelphia on Wednesday removed a statue of former Mayor and Police Commissioner Frank Rizzo, days after demonstrators tried to topple the monument. Mayor Jim Kenney ordered city crews to remove the statue from Thomas Paine Plaza, near Philadelphia City Hall, in the early morning hours Wednesday. Demonstrators protesting the death of George Floyd in Minnesota, a death that has spurred hundreds of peaceful and violent rallies nationwide over the past week, damaged and attempted to set fire to the 10-foot-tall bronze statue last weekend. Rizzo served two terms as Philadelphia mayor in the 1970s after spending three years...
  • Please, someone ask AG Ellison why systemic racism is allowed to fester in his democrat controlled state, cities and police departments?

    06/03/2020 1:23:26 PM PDT · by Jim Robinson · 26 replies
    nothing follows but deafening silence
  • A list of the buildings damaged, looted in Minneapolis and St. Paul

    06/03/2020 3:00:06 AM PDT · by knighthawk · 22 replies
    Bring me the news ^ | June 02 2020 | ADAM UREN
    The civil unrest in Minneapolis and St. Paul has left a trail of burned out buildings, smashed windows, and looted stores across the Twin Cities. Here are the reports of damage or looting that have come in since Wednesday evening. This story will be updated as more reports come in. We've also created a list of fundraisers for damaged businesses. See here. – Schubert & Hoey Outdoor Advertising on 26th and 28th: Destroyed by fire. – Scooterville 17th Avenue South: Property damage. – Pie and Mighty 35th and Chicago: Property damage. – Cal Surf on Lake Street: Property damage. –...
  • George Floyd had ‘violent criminal history’: Minneapolis police union chief

    06/02/2020 10:08:52 AM PDT · by conservative98 · 258 replies
    NY Post ^ | June 2, 2020 | 12:04pm | Updated | Kate Sheehy
    The head of the Minneapolis police union says George Floyd’s “violent criminal history” needs to be remembered and that the protests over his death are the work of a “terrorist movement.” “What is not being told is the violent criminal history of George Floyd. The media will not air this,” police union president Bob Kroll told his members in a letter posted Monday on Twitter. Floyd had landed five years behind bars in 2009 for an assault and robbery two years earlier, and before that, had been convicted of charges ranging from theft with a firearm to drugs, the Daily...
  • An Open Letter from Big Ten Commissioner Kevin Warren (creates the Big Ten Conference Anti-Hate and Anti-Racism Coalition)

    06/02/2020 7:12:07 AM PDT · by ConservativeStatement · 9 replies
    Big Ten Conference ^ | June 1, 2020 | Kevin Warren
    On Monday, May 25, 2020, George Floyd, a proud Black man, was killed by a member of law enforcement in Minneapolis, Minnesota. Ahmaud Arbery, Breonna Taylor, Philando Castile, Emmett Till. The list goes on and on. Prior to joining the Big Ten Conference as Commissioner and relocating to Chicago, my family had lived full-time in the Minneapolis area for over 15 years as I worked as an executive with the Minnesota Vikings in the National Football League. Our kids were raised in Minnesota and attended school in Minnesota before leaving for college and the people of the great state of...
  • News Summary-Intelligence Report Monday 6/1/2020

    06/01/2020 8:29:31 PM PDT · by Nextrush · 7 replies
    Nextrush Free ^ | 6/01/2020 | Nextrush/Self
    China makes a move to end imports of American agricultural products but first..... Speaking in a video posted Sunday Libertarian activist and People's Rights leader Ammon Bundy spoke about the present situtation across the United States noting among other things: "There's middle ground that's right...the police haven't been right they're not right, rioters are not right, they're in the wrong...... The owner of a Louisville, Kentucky business shot dead when Louisville Police and National Guard forces opened fire early this morning. They claimed they were fired upon. David McAtee's sister said: "My brother did nothing wrong. He was an innocent...
  • Hennepin County Medical Examiner Declares George Floyd Death Homicide

    06/01/2020 4:19:54 PM PDT · by NautiNurse · 310 replies
    FOX 21 ^ | 1 June 2020 | Site Staff
    MINNEAPOLIS (FOX 9) – Fox 9 reports that the Hennepin County Medical Examiner’s report released Monday ruled the death of George Floyd a homicide. The updated report states that on May 25, George Floyd experienced a cardiopulmonary arrest while being restrained by a law enforcement officer(s). Ex-Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin is now charged with third-degree murder and manslaughter in connection to Floyd’s death.Earlier Monday, the attorneys for the family of George Floyd shared the findings of their separate autopsy, which determined that Floyd died of “asphyxia from sustained pressure” on his neck and back.The new Medical Examiner’s report also notes other significant conditions...
  • Homicide is a ‘devastating plague’ on black communities, and it is time we stop ignoring it | COMMENTARY

    06/01/2020 7:54:56 AM PDT · by bitt · 29 replies
    BALTIMORESUN ^ | 4/3/2020 | john hudkins
    flashback 4/3/2020 There’s lots of talk about being too tough on crime. As Michael Bloomberg ran for president earlier this year he faced criticism for his “stop- and-frisk” policy when he was the mayor of New York City. Gov. Larry Hogan was at odds with the Maryland General Assembly during this year’s legislative session over his support of mandatory sentencing for gun violations. When Hillary Clinton ran for president nearly four years ago she was forced to apologize for once saying there were predators in the black community. Likewise there are well meaning progressives who are concerned about discriminatory policing,...
  • Darkness Falls: The collapse of the rule of law across the country, intensified by Antifa radicals, is terrifying.

    06/01/2020 7:16:22 AM PDT · by karpov · 54 replies
    City Journal ^ | May 31, 2020 | Heather Mac Donald
    Savagery is spreading with lightning speed across the United States, with murderous assaults on police officers and civilians and the ecstatic annihilation of businesses and symbols of the state. Welcome to a real civilization-destroying pandemic, one that makes the recent saccharine exhortations to “stay safe” and the deployment of police officers to enforce outdoor mask-wearing seem like decadent bagatelles. This particular form of viral chaos was inevitable, given the failure of Minneapolis’s leaders to quell the city’s growing mayhem. The violence began on Tuesday, May 26, the day after the horrifying arrest and subsequent death of George Floyd. On the...
  • The Minneapolis Disaster has Democrat Fingerprints All Over It

    06/01/2020 7:46:00 AM PDT · by bitt · 14 replies ^ | 6/1/2020 | Daniel Greenfield
    They own it. It’s theirs. After leftist riots killed an African-American Federal Protective Service officer, caused severe injuries, destroyed businesses and vandalized churches and synagogues across Democrat cities, some difficult questions are being asked about what Democrat elected officials could have done to prevent this. Mayor Bill de Blasio blamed President Trump for the violent riots that consumed New York City as well as many other cities across the country. "The President of the United States help create this atmosphere," he falsely claimed. "It doesn't matter what your party affiliation is. It doesn't matter what you think of President Trump,...

    06/01/2020 6:57:02 AM PDT · by Hojczyk · 14 replies
    Powerline ^ | June 1,2020 | Scott Johnson
    The threat to life and property in the Twin Cities continues. Consider this: Law enforcement and Minneapolis residents were on high alert into the early hours, even though ominous warnings about a new wave of arson attacks had not materialized as of the early hours of Monday. Earlier Sunday, state officials said several caches of flammable materials were found both in neighborhoods where there have already been fires and “in cars we’ve stopped as recently as this morning,” said John Harrington, state public safety commissioner. Some of the caches look like they may have been planted days ago and some...
  • After the riots in Chicago, all that broken glass like shattered dreams

    06/01/2020 6:54:43 AM PDT · by PBRCat · 45 replies
    The Chicago Tribune ^ | May 31, 2020 | John Kass
    After the riots in Chicago, what you noticed was all that broken glass from all the windows of all the looted stores and looted restaurants. Each crunching step was the sound of the city’s breaking heart. Some residents came out early Sunday to help, trying to sweep up the pieces on the ground. “This started out to be about George Floyd,” said a man on Clark Street. “But it turned into something else, about what they could grab and take and ruin. Look at it.” The mayor and the governor finally called out the Illinois National Guard on Sunday to...
  • Mayor Moron Destroys America’s Major Cities

    06/01/2020 6:11:37 AM PDT · by Rummyfan · 14 replies
    The American Spectator ^ | 30 May 2020 | John C Wohlstetter
    Turning and turning in the widening gyre The falcon cannot hear the falconer; Things fall apart; the centre cannot hold; Mere anarchy is loosed upon the world, The blood-dimmed tide is loosed, and everywhere The ceremony of innocence is drowned; The best lack all conviction, while the worst Are full of passionate intensity. — Willian Butler Yeats, “The Second Coming”Can you make this stuff up? Here is the city’s message in full, issued May 28, after several days and nights of rioting. Here is the final sentence: The city urges everyone to exercise caution and stay safe while participating in...
  • NYPD’s Terrorism Official Says Unnamed Groups Planned Protest Violence in Advance

    06/01/2020 6:35:52 AM PDT · by karpov · 48 replies
    NBC News ^ | May 31, 2020 | y Tom Winter, Andrew Blankstein and Jonathan Dienst
    New York's top terrorism official says there's evidence that members of anarchist groups from outside the city intentionally planned to incite violence at protests calling for justice in the death of George Floyd. Deputy Commissioner for Intelligence and Counterterrorism John Miller said there is a high level of confidence within the NYPD that these unnamed groups had organized scouts, medics, and supply routes of rocks, bottles and accelerants for breakaway groups to commit vandalism and violence. There are strong indicators they planned for violence in advance using at times encrypted communications, he said. One out of every seven arrests, of...
  • Minneapolis Rioters Burned One Of America’s Most Beloved Independent Bookstores To The Ground

    06/01/2020 5:26:07 AM PDT · by gattaca · 103 replies
    The Federalist ^ | June 1, 2020 | Tony Daniel
    Uncle Hugo's and Uncle Edgar's were legendary among the community of science fiction, fantasy, and mystery readers—and now they're gone. Venerable Minneapolis science fiction and fantasy bookstore Uncle Hugo’s and its sister store in the same building, Uncle Edgar’s, which specialized in mysteries, were both burned to ruins last Friday night by rioters. The store took its name from two major awards in the genre fields, science fiction’s Hugo awards, and mysteries Edgar’s. Independent bookstores are a threatened American institution, and Uncle Hugo’s was considered a flagship operation. Owner Don Blyly was noted for his ability to adapt to modern...
  • News Summary-Intelligence Report Sunday 5/31/2020

    05/31/2020 9:47:57 PM PDT · by Nextrush · 2 replies
    Nextrush Free ^ | 5/31/2020 | Nextrush/Self
    The Supreme Court rules in favor of coronavirus regulations but first...... National Guard mobilization and deployment now underway in numerous states with a major deployment in Los Angeles this morning.... And incidents of violence and vandalism continued across the country late this afternoon and into the evening in Chicago and Philadelphia and other cities...Fires set near the White House with protesters again on the streets....This was the scene outside the White House as reported by Australia's Nine Network just after 7 pm tonight..... Police swooped down and made 150 arrests of protesters in Minneapolis this evening...... Some additional details on...
  • Minneapolis Jail Bookings Show Vast Majority of Rioters Are Minnesotans

    05/31/2020 9:20:14 PM PDT · by AnthonySoprano · 18 replies
    Breitbart News ^ | 31 May 2020 | Kyle Olsen
    . Minnesota Governor Lied! Dems are hard at work trying to mislead. Rubio fell for it. DeBlasio lied and referenced this unknown group from away. “Municipal leaders have told the media that the vast majority of those arrested in Minneapolis were from out of state, but jail records show just the opposite.” See link
  • Son of Minnesota’s attorney general: 'I hereby declare, officially, my support for ANTIFA'

    05/31/2020 9:21:12 PM PDT · by NoLibZone · 88 replies
    Fox news ^ | 5-31-20 | Tyler Olson
    close Minnesota Attorney General Keith Ellison on investigation in George Floyd's death The son of Minnesota Attorney General Keith Ellison tweeted on Sunday that he is declaring his support for Antifa after President Trump said that his administration would be declaring it a "Terrorist Organization." Jeremiah Ellison, who is a member of the Minneapolis City Council, noted in the tweet that he believes "white power" terrorists are actually the ones engaging in the looting, arson and other riot activities as violent sects hijack some of the protests against racial inequality and police brutality in the wake of the death of...
  • Mysterious Brick Piles Appear Throughout Major Protest Cities

    05/31/2020 7:09:49 PM PDT · by Helicondelta · 49 replies ^ | 05/31/2020
    Mysterious pallets of bricks have been filmed throughout major riot hotspots across the country, in what appears to be more evidence that organized groups are using the George Floyd protests to incite chaos and terrorism throughout the US.