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  • Eagles Penalize DeSean Jackson for Conduct Detrimental to the Team After Posting Antisemitic Quotes

    07/11/2020 3:15:02 AM PDT · by knighthawk · 17 replies
    Breitbart ^ | July 10 2020 | DYLAN GWINN
    The Philadelphia Eagles have penalized DeSean Jackson for conduct detrimental to the team, after the wide receiver posted anti-Semitic quotes attributed to Adolf Hitler and Louis Farrakhan to Instagram. The Eagles said in a statement: This has been a difficult and emotional week for our community and organization. The Philadelphia Eagles do not tolerate hate towards any individual or group. We believe in respect and equality for all races, ethnicities, and faiths. We as an organization want to help be an instrument for positive change. This can only occur through strong, deliberate actions and a commitment to learn and grow.
  • Retired Police Officers Launch Protect Our Police PAC to Elect Pro-Police Candidates

    07/10/2020 7:32:37 AM PDT · by BlackFemaleArmyColonel · 4 replies
    Breitbart ^ | July 9, 2020 | PENNY STARR
    A group of retired police officers announced on Wednesday the formation of a political action committee devoted to electing pro-police candidates to state and municipal offices. The launch of the PAC comes at a time when reaction to the tragic murder of George Floyd while in police custody has morphed into anti-police protests and calls for law enforcement agencies to be defunded and even eliminated. “Our Police are under attack!” the website said. “Radical anarchists, spineless left-wing politicians and the mainstream media are doing everything in their power to defund the police and dismantle the systems of law and order...
  • The speech police dubs yet more words 'racist' David Harsanyi notes how completely inoffensive phrases are now considered verboten

    07/10/2020 7:24:31 AM PDT · by rktman · 51 replies
    wnd.com ^ | 7/9/2020 | David Harsanyi
    Recently, I ran across a piece in the Philadelphia Inquirer that lays out four racist words and phrases that should be banished from the English language. It begins like this: "Editor's note: Please be aware offensive terms are repeated here solely for the purpose of identifying and analyzing them honestly. These terms may upset some readers." Steel yourself, brave reader, here they are: Peanut gallery Eenie meenie miney moe Gyp No can do The same grammarian who authored the piece had previously confronted the "deeply racist connotation" of the word "thug," noting that President Donald Trump "wasn't the least bit...
  • Remarks by Vice President Pence at Back the Blue Rally | Philadelphia, PA

    07/09/2020 9:02:44 PM PDT · by ransomnote · 5 replies
    whitehouse.gov ^ | July 9, 2020 | Vice President Mike Pence
    Philadelphia Fraternal Order of Police Lodge #5 Philadelphia, PA6:21 P.M. EDTTHE VICE PRESIDENT:  Hello, Philadelphia!  (Applause.)  Thank you for that great warm welcome.  Thank you all for coming out.  It’s a great honor to be with all of you in an important time in the life of our nation.  To Deputy Attorney General Jeffrey Rosen, to your national president Pat Yoes, president John McNesby, it is great to be back in the Keystone State, but is particularly great to be here with members of an organization that, for 105 years, has been the voice of our nation’s law enforcement...
  • Roger Goodell shamefully silent about DeSean Jackson’s Hitler posts

    07/09/2020 6:39:28 PM PDT · by ConservativeStatement · 23 replies
    New York Post ^ | July 9, 2020 | PHIL MUSHNICK
    You can come out, now, Roger! In his continuing role as the NFL’s Neville Chamberlain — the British prime minister who appeased Nazi Germany until it was too late to prevent World War II — Roger Goodell continues to pander to the bad acts at the risk of imperiling the good and welfare — and value — of the NFL. Goodell has proven he would rather offend the NFL’s most devoted, fair-minded fans than the league’s most offensive players.
  • Ringing of the Liberty Bell (to call the citizens to hear the reading of the Declaration of Independence)

    07/09/2020 8:55:52 AM PDT · by Perseverando · 1 replies
    American Minute ^ | July 8, 2020 | Bill Federer
    The Pennsylvania Assembly ordered it to commemorate the 50th anniversary of Quaker leader William Penn founding the Colony in 1701 and writing the Charter of Privileges. Quakers were the first and strongest voices to end slavery.  In 1751, Pennsylvania's Assembly declared a "Year of Jubilee" and commissioned the bell to be put in the Philadelphia State House. Speaker Isaac Norris read the Leviticus chapter 25 verse 10: "And ye shall make hallow the fiftieth year, and PROCLAIM LIBERTY THROUGHOUT ALL THE LAND unto all the inhabitants thereof; it shall be a jubilee." "Jubilee" in the Israelite calendar was, after...
  • Philadelphia To Waive All Protest-Related Code Violation Notices Issued, Mayor Jim Kenney Says

    07/08/2020 8:08:41 PM PDT · by Extremely Extreme Extremist · 30 replies
    CBS 3 PHILLY ^ | 08 JULY 2020 | CBS 3 PHILLY
    PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — Philadelphia will waive all protest-related code violation notices issued from demonstrations between May 30 and June 30, Mayor Jim Kenney said Wednesday. The approved Law Department and Office of Administrative Review recommendation include disorderly conduct, failure to disperse, curfew violations and related offenses. More than 750 citations were issued. “My decision to wave these violations is not a statement on the validity of the individual citations,” Kenney said in a statement. “Rather, it is a recognition of the core concerns that caused thousands to demonstrate on the streets of Philadelphia. In waiving these notices, I recognize that...
  • Why are NFL players silent on DeSean Jackson?

    07/08/2020 5:42:17 PM PDT · by Rummyfan · 57 replies
    The Spectator ^ | 8 July 2020 | Dominic Green
    The usual anti-racism crowd is punting.....In early June, Drew Brees of the New Orleans Saints refused to take a knee because he didn’t want to insult the flag. Black NFL players lined up to denounce him. ‘Ignorant,’ said his black teammate Emmanuel Sanders. ‘Drew’s words were extremely painful to hear,’ another black Saint, Malcolm Jenkins said, ‘and I hope he rectifies them with real action.’ ‘If you don’t speak about racism, then you’re a part of the problem,’ said A.J. Brown of the Tennessee Titans. A month later, in early July, DeSean Jackson of the Philadelphia Eagles posted on Instagram...
  • DeSean Jackson in Eagles limbo after ‘appalling’ Adolf Hitler post

    07/08/2020 5:23:15 AM PDT · by Red Badger · 33 replies
    nypost.com ^ | July 7, 2020 | 12:42pm | By Justin Tasch
    The Philadelphia Eagles responded to DeSean Jackson posting anti-Semitic quotes attributed to Adolf Hitler on Instagram, but the team isn’t yet taking action. The Eagles have been in contact with the 33-year-old wide receiver, who posted an apology, and condemned his posts. “We have spoken with DeSean Jackson about his social media posts. Regardless of his intentions, the messages he shared were offensive, harmful, and absolutely appalling,” the Eagles said in a statement Tuesday. “They have no place in our society, and are not condoned or supported in any way by the organization. We are disappointed and we reiterated to...
  • Eagles' DeSean Jackson accused of anti-Semitism after posting quotes attributed to Hitler, praising Farrakhan

    07/07/2020 5:25:04 AM PDT · by Kid Shelleen · 31 replies
    Fox News ^ | 07/07/2020 | Ryan Gaydos |
    Philadelphia Eagles wide receiver DeSean Jackson was accused of anti-Semitism on Monday for promoting quotes attributed to Adolph Hitler on his social media. Jackson highlighted three paragraphs from a book that attributed the quotes to Hitler. He posted the picture of the highlighted passages to his Instagram. The passage reads: “Hitler said, ‘because the white Jews knows [sic] that the Negros are the real Children of Israel and to keep Americas secret the Jews will black mail America. ‘The will extort America, their pan to world domination won’t work if the Negroes know who they were. ‘The white citizens of...
  • DeSean Jackson says he has no hate toward Jewish community after repeatedly posting fake Hitler quote

    07/07/2020 5:17:51 AM PDT · by C19fan · 15 replies
    Yahoo ^ | July 6, 2020 | Jack Baer
    An Instagram story post featuring a fake quote from Adolf Hitler resulted in Philadelphia Eagles wide receiver DeSean Jackson insisting he has no hatred toward the Jewish community, then posting the same Hitler quote again. The 33-year-old receiver drew a backlash on Monday for his initial post, which featured the fake quote in which Hitler supposedly said he would start World War III to stop white Jews in America from oppressing the Black community. Snopes has identified the quote as a fabrication originating in June 2017 and claimed to be from a book that, in reality, made no argument that...
  • Wild fireworks street fight caught on video in Philadelphia

    07/02/2020 11:07:59 AM PDT · by Kid Shelleen · 14 replies
    WPVI via MSN ^ | 07/02/2020 | staff
    Neighbors in Philadelphia's Logan section said they are growing increasingly frustrated with people setting off fireworks at all hours of the night. "You didn't know whether it was firecrackers or guns," said Logan resident Miss Edens. "I peek out the door, I saw a light, I say, 'Oh it is firecrackers but it is scary because we don't need that.'" In a video that's going viral online, a group of people can be seen throwing fireworks at each other at the intersection of 15th and Duncannon Avenue last Thursday. "The whole neighborhood is in an uproar because we can't sleep...
  • Catholic university threatens to revoke scholarship of student who criticized its pro-LGBTQ tweet

    06/30/2020 9:06:25 AM PDT · by aimhigh · 26 replies
    The College Fix ^ | 06/30/2020 | MATT LAMB
    A Catholic institution should uphold Catholic beliefs’A student at Villanova University is accusing her academic advisor of trying to intimidate her over tweets critical of the university’s promotion of Pride Month. Melanie Didioti, a graduate student at the Catholic university outside of Philadelphia, recently tweeted criticism of the school’s athletic department for its Pride Month tweet on June 22. The tweet said: “Love is Love. Happy #PrideMonth – We are proud to be an ally of the LGBTQ+ Community.”
  • Gun violence in Philadelphia grows 24% from last year, data shows

    06/24/2020 8:49:00 AM PDT · by Kid Shelleen · 31 replies
    ABC News(Philly) ^ | 06/23/2020 | 06/23/2020
    Data collected by Action News shows shootings in the city of Philadelphia have surged since the end of May, and it shows no signs of slowing down. On Monday night, Philadelphia police said two 15-year-olds were shot, one suffered at least 15 gunshot wounds. The teens, who are expected to survive, are just two of the dozens of shooting victims this year. Data shows that 117 people have been shot in Philadelphia since June 1, or for the past three weeks. Since the year began, nearly 800 people have been shot in the city, that's a 24% increase from the...
  • Philly Cops Provide 24/7 Protection for City Council Members

    06/19/2020 3:01:13 PM PDT · by Lowry Sam · 7 replies
    BigTrial.net ^ | June 9, 2020 | Ralph Cipriano
    Fourteen of seventeen City Council members just came out against the mayor's plan to increase the police budget by $14 million. But most City Council members apparently had no problem with accepting a big increase in private police services for themselves. We're talking about the cops providing 24/7 security details for just about every City Council member during the recent riots and protests that have left Center City and other parts of town boarded up and charred by arson fires. "They [City Council members] all felt threatened by the rioting and looting," one cop explained. For the past 11 days,...
  • Philadelphia May Cut $33 Million from Police Funding

    06/18/2020 12:17:49 PM PDT · by knighthawk · 9 replies
    Breitbart ^ | June 18 2020 | AMY FURR
    The Philadelphia City Council gave preliminary approval Wednesday to a fiscal year 2021 budget that would cut millions of dollars from police funding. “The budget recommended for approval today by Council’s Committee of the Whole reduces funding for the Police Department by $33.3 million – which is $14 million more in reductions than Council and the mayor agreed upon last week,” the council’s website read.
  • Defund the Police? Philadelphia Muslim Leader Calls for Bloodshed

    06/17/2020 6:39:29 PM PDT · by blueyon · 8 replies
    PJMedia ^ | 06/16/20 | Robert Spencer
    There is considerable evidence of Leftist/Islamic collaboration in the recent riots, and one Islamic scholar has called openly for more bloodshed. This should be, but probably won’t be, a matter of concern for intelligence and law enforcement officials, because this imam is not in Tehran or Lahore or Kabul: he is in Philadelphia.
  • Anarchy in the Streets of Philadelphia. Vandals and arsonists have targeted one developer’s properties for years, and gotten away with it.

    06/16/2020 6:26:04 AM PDT · by karpov · 16 replies
    Wall Street Journal ^ | June 15, 2020 | Jillian Kay Melchior
    Ori Feibush remembers everything about the night an arsonist destroyed 11 townhouses he’d been developing in Philadelphia’s Point Breeze neighborhood. He was awakened by a neighbor banging on his door. He sprinted about two blocks from his home to the site, but firefighters wouldn’t let him near the blaze. “I was unfortunately standing as a bystander,” he said, “with all of my neighbors watching a project that I had worked on for half a decade burn to the ground.” Mr. Feibush, 36, says he personally lost more than $1 million in the May 2017 fire, and his investors also took...
  • Philadelphia Imam Calls for Bloodshed-While the Left calls for abolishing the police

    06/15/2020 6:48:07 AM PDT · by SJackson · 27 replies
    FrontPage Magazine ^ | Jun 15, 2020 | Robert Spencer
    There is considerable evidence of Leftist/Islamic collaboration in the recent riots, and one Islamic scholar has called openly for more bloodshed. This should be, but probably won’t be, a matter of concern for intelligence and law enforcement officials, because this imam is not in Tehran or Lahore or Kabul: he is in Philadelphia. The Middle East Media Research Institute (MEMRI) reports that on June 2, an Islamic scholar in the City of Brotherly Love, Nafis Abu Zayd Sparrow, uploaded a video to the Maktabah Ibn Taymiyyah YouTube channel in which he dismisses peaceful protests on Islamic grounds: “Even scholars...
  • Police: Suspects Threw Explosives at Restaurant Workers, ATM in Philadelphia

    06/14/2020 12:05:37 PM PDT · by Morgana · 13 replies
    BREITBART ^ | June 14, 2020 | Amy Furr
    Several suspects allegedly threw explosives at restaurant employees and tried to blow up an ATM machine Sunday in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. The incident occurred around 1 a.m. at the New Century restaurant in the 2500 block of Germantown Avenue, according to ABC 6. “Police said the men first threw an explosive at an ATM located inside the establishment. They then reportedly threw a second explosive at two employees through a plexiglass opening at the counter,” the report noted. Thankfully, neither of the restaurant employees were hurt during the event. Police said the suspects were unable to retrieve any money from the...