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  • The Detroit Riot, 50 Years Later

    07/21/2017 4:55:49 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 54 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | July 21, 2017 | Michael Barone
    Fifty years ago this weekend, a deadly urban riot began in Detroit. It started around 3:30 a.m., when police arrested 85 patrons of a blind pig -- an illegal after-hours bar -- in the midst of an all-black neighborhood that had been all-white 15 or 20 years before. The statistics are horrifying. Rioting went on for six nights, with some 2,500 stores looted and burnt, some 400 families displaced and property damage was estimated around $300 million in 2017 dollars. Forty-three people, many of them innocent bystanders, were killed. More than 1,000 people were wounded. The reality was even more...
  • Anti-Trump Protests Funded By Left-Wing ‘Charity’

    11/12/2016 3:09:44 AM PST · by ColdOne · 30 replies
    thedailycaller.com ^ | 11/11/16 | Peter Hasson
    A left-wing charity organization with unknown sources of money is providing the funding for protests around the country — some of which have turned into violent riots — that have threatened a divided nation’s ability to unify after a contentious presidential election. The Progress Unity Fund is a tax-exempt 501(c)3 organization — the same classification as the Red Cross. The group’s mission is to “provide a progressive alternative to mainstream charities,” according to its IRS filings. The fund provides the financial backing for Act Now To Stop War & End Racism (ANSWER) Coalition, a left-wing activist group that began organizing...
  • Pro-Iran Communist, Plans “Peaceful” Shutdown Of Clayton, Missouri, In Wake Of Grand Jury Decision

    11/19/2014 7:28:20 AM PST · by Whenifhow · 16 replies
    Noisy Room ^ | Nov 19, 2014 | Trevor Loudon
    The Governor of the state, Jay Nixon, has declared a state of emergency and plans to mobilize the National Guard in anticipation of an imminent grand jury announcement on the Michael Brown case. Tensions are high in the area, as residents, businesses and police brace themselves for another round of rioting in the mainly black suburb of St. Louis. Their fears are well founded, as seasoned protest organizers are currently training activists to close in on and “shut down” the business district of nearby Clayton on the first business day after the grand jury goes public. Michael McPhearson The key...
  • ANSWER's Steering Committee: Traitors, and Commies, and Jew-haters - oh my!

    03/12/2003 12:09:14 AM PST · by JohnHuang2 · 29 replies · 30,466+ views
    FrontPageMagazine.com ^ | Wednesday, March 12, 2003 | By Ryan Anderson O’Donnell
    ANSWER's Steering CommitteeBy Ryan Anderson O’DonnellFrontPageMagazine.com | March 12, 2003 The group at the forefront of the recent anti-war rallies, International A.N.S.W.E.R (Act Now to Stop War and End Racism) is in reality a front organization designed to further the radical agenda of several extremist movements from the political Left. Despite the media’s assertions to the contrary, present incarnation of the peace movement, led by ANSWER, is anything but representative of mainstream America. ANSWER’s steering committee reads like a "Who’s Who" of radical political organizations. The most influential member of ANSWER’s steering committee, Ramsey Clark’s pet project known as the...
  • JUSTICE FOR LORI BERENSON

    12/02/2004 11:08:19 PM PST · by kattracks · 11 replies · 534+ views
    New York Post ^ | 12/03/04
    For months, Lori Berenson, New York's most notorious revolutionary tourist, has had her fingers crossed, counting on the Inter-American Court of Human Rights to overturn her 20-year sentence for terrorist activities in Peru. The Lima government also clearly expected a ruling in Berenson's favor — it announced last week that it would defy any order by the Costa Rica-based court that the MIT dropout-turned-sandalista be set free. But guess what? The court has upheld her sentence, imposed after a three-month civilian trial after her first conviction, by a military tribunal, was overturned following pressure from the Clinton administration. The...
  • Lori's folks rip court (Berenson)

    12/06/2004 3:16:26 AM PST · by kattracks · 33 replies · 1,276+ views
    New York Daily News ^ | 12/06/04 | News Staff
    Lori Berenson's parents raged last night against a human rights court ruling that will keep their activist daughter in prison for the next 11 years. Mark and Rhoda Berenson, who live in Gramercy Park, said the ruling marked "a tragic day for human rights in the Western Hemisphere and in the world." They faulted the Costa Rica-based Inter-American Human Rights Court's decision to uphold a Peruvian court ruling that declared their activist daughter a Marxist terrorist who conspired in 1995 to overturn the Peruvian government. Berenson was originally tried by a tribunal of hooded judges. It was later found she...
  • Farrakhan condemns war on Libya

    06/21/2011 4:01:50 AM PDT · by SunkenCiv · 11 replies
    SF Bayview ^ | Monday, June 20, 2011 | Amadi Ajamu
    Nation of Islam leader... Louis Farrakhan delivered a scathing statement on the relentless bombing of Libya by NATO forces at a press conference held at United Nations Plaza Hotel Millennium in New York City on Wednesday, June 15, 2011... The press conference had a live link to Libya and South Africa and will be translated into Arabic for the Libyan people. Brief statements were also given by Viola Plummer of the December 12th Movement, former Congresswoman Cynthia McKinney speaking from Libya via telephone, and former U.S. Attorney General Ramsey Clark... Farrakhan questioned the U.N.'s fostering of armed rebellion and civil...
  • The Press at War ___ The patriot reporter is passé.

    11/26/2006 12:45:04 AM PST · by Lorianne · 6 replies · 458+ views
    City Journal ^ | Autumn 2006 | James Q. Wilson
    We are told by careful pollsters that half of the American people believe that American troops should be brought home from Iraq immediately. This news discourages supporters of our efforts there. Not me, though: I am relieved. Given press coverage of our efforts in Iraq, I am surprised that 90 percent of the public do not want us out right now. Between January 1 and September 30, 2005, nearly 1,400 stories appeared on the ABC, CBS, and NBC evening news. More than half focused on the costs and problems of the war, four times as many as those that discussed...
  • Dueling mosque rallies rage at Ground Zero

    09/12/2010 3:57:23 AM PDT · by Scanian · 36 replies
    NY Post ^ | September 12, 2010 | AMBER SUTHERLAND, DOUGLAS MONTERO and SABRINA FORD
    Thousands of chanting, jeering protesters with dueling agendas converged on lower Manhattan yesterday in a bitter and sometimes violent clash over the planned Ground Zero mosque. Rival demonstrations over the Islamic center were kept apart by a phalanx of cops -- though there were flare-ups between the groups even as relatives of 9/11 victims mourned just a few blocks away. "I don't care if they build a mosque, but I don't want to hear their Islamic prayers wafting over the [Ground Zero] grave site . . . I saw the carnage of 9/11," fumed a retired firefighter who waved his...
  • Workers World Party (communist) front to lead massive pro-illegal immigrant protests on May Day

    04/29/2010 5:28:29 PM PDT · by ETL · 8 replies · 478+ views
    various sources | April 29, 2010
    CALL FOR MAY DAY 2010 UNITY COALITION May Day 2010 is rapidly approaching. This year’s May Day is more important than ever as the economic and financial crisis continues to strike a heavy blow on workers from the U.S. and around the world. A recovery with no jobs is a recovery solely for the multinational corporations, who are raking in record profits as the people face increasing poverty, joblessness, homelessness, disease and death.The escalation of war abroad in Iraq, Afghanistan, Pakistan and the racist, ruthless military occupation of Haiti demand our response.A powerful and massive united fight-back against this...
  • All out for the March 20th March on Washington! [commies set to protest the US freeing of Iraq]

    03/14/2010 7:35:18 AM PDT · by ETL · 16 replies · 741+ views
    Gather at 12noon at the White House (Lafayette Park) People from all over the country are organizing to converge on Washington, D.C., to demand the immediate and unconditional withdrawal of all U.S. and NATO forces from Afghanistan and Iraq. On Saturday, March 20, 2010, there will be a massive National March & Rally in D.C. Gather at 12 noon at the White House (Lafayette Park). There will be coinciding mass marches on March 20 in San Francisco and Los Angeles. The national actions are initiated by a large number of organizations and prominent individuals. To see a list of the...
  • Obama notes anniversary of Iran embassy takeover (barf alert)

    11/04/2009 4:46:15 AM PST · by nuconvert · 23 replies · 1,027+ views
    Google/AP ^ | Nov. 4, 2009
    WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama noted Wednesday's 30th anniversary of the takeover of the U.S. Embassy in Tehran, while insisting he wants the U.S. and Iran to move beyond "suspicion, mistrust and confrontation."
  • Kerry aims to rescue newspapers

    04/22/2009 7:59:32 AM PDT · by lakeprincess · 45 replies · 1,819+ views
    Jennifer Harper ^ | 4/22/09 | Jennifer Harper
    Yes, annoyed his hometown newspaper is about to be shuttered by the NYT, Sen. John Kerry wants to rescue the mainstream press. Capitol Hill hearings a-'coming.
  • Top Obama Campaign Member Met With Ahmadinejad in New York Tonight

    09/24/2008 7:42:49 PM PDT · by kristinn · 143 replies · 8,163+ views
    Wednesday, September 24, 2008 | Kristinn
    <p>A founding member of the campaign of Democratic presidential nominee Sen. Barack Obama of Illinois met in New York City tonight with Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad.</p> <p>Jodie Evans, who co-hosted Obama's first major fundraiser in Hollywood in February 2007 just after Obama announced his candidacy and is a top fundraiser and donor to Obama's campaign, led a delegation of leftist anti-American groups that held a private meeting near the United Nations. The stated purpose of the meeting was to "serve as an opening for diplomatic resolution" to prevent war between Iran and the United States.</p>
  • "Swiftboating"

    07/05/2008 9:17:13 AM PDT · by ETL · 13 replies · 345+ views
    numerous sources | numerous authors
    Re: "swiftboating" From StreetInsider.com, July 3, 2008: "The 'Swiftboating' slogan is used by leftist politicians and members of the old media to smear the Swift Vets and other anti-Kerry veterans as liars. The truth is that they were effective because they supported their charges with evidence. A second goal of this tactic is to preempt any criticism of Sen. Obama and the other Democrats they are trying to elect - however accurate and relevant such criticism may be," said Scott Swett, the primary author of To Set the Record Straight. Source: Authors of New Book on Swift Boat Veterans for...
  • How Many Communists Does It Take to Discredit an Anti-War Movement? Part 3

    05/08/2008 6:56:45 AM PDT · by Erik the Dissident · 1 replies · 182+ views
    I Never Get Tired of Being Right All the Time ^ | 05/07/08 | Erik the Dissident
    In my last blog in this series, I talked about how one of the leading parties in the so-called anti-war movement, ANSWER, is actually made up of people who support the communist dictators of North Korea and Cuba, communist rebels in Latin America and the Phillipines, and terrorist groups like Hamas and Hezbollah. Today, I'll be discussing ANSWER's communist origins.
  • Top US lawyer on Manila 'Al Qaida' blacklist (Ramsey Clark!)

    09/29/2007 12:27:54 AM PDT · by Straight Vermonter · 10 replies · 98+ views
    gulfnews.com ^ | 9/28/07
    Manila: The Philippines has put rights activists, including a former US attorney-general and members of church groups on an immigration blacklist, a rights group said on Friday. At least 504 people from 50 countries were included in the blacklist labelled "Al Qaida/Taliban Link" imposed between July and August, Human Rights Watch said. Ramsey Clark, a former US attorney general, is among those banned from entry. The list also includes left-wing activists from Europe, Australia and the United States. A senior immigration official confirmed that the blacklist existed, adding only that most of the names on it were "leftists". Human Rights...
  • Philippines rebel in Dutch court (Ramsey Clark offers to defend Commie)

    09/03/2007 5:44:05 AM PDT · by csvset · 5 replies · 266+ views
    BBC ^ | 31 August 2007 | Geraldine Coughlan
    A Dutch court has ordered a Philippine communist rebel leader to be held in detention for two weeks to allow prosecutors to investigate his case. Jose Maria Sison is accused of ordering the murder of two ex-allies in Manila. The founder of the Philippine Communist Party, Mr Sison was arrested on Tuesday in the central Dutch city of Utrecht, where he has been living in exile. The party's military wing, the New People's Army, is waging a rebellion that has cost more than 40,000 lives. Dutch prosecutors say he gave orders from The Netherlands for the murders of two...
  • Left Activists Plans to Attempt a Bush Impeachment

    11/05/2004 4:07:04 PM PST · by Calpernia · 125 replies · 2,164+ views
    Orb Standard ^ | fourreasons.org
    Dear Four Reasons Reader: Something truly amazing has happened. George W Bush was re-selected by god so that he and his administration can be held accountable for a premeditated war of aggression- the highest international crime. There has been a tremendous effort underway since January of 2003 to bring up charges of impeachment as well as to try to bring up criminal charges in the International Criminal Court- which the US is not party to and therefore makes it a difficult task. This motion is headed by Ramsey Clark, Francis Boyle, and a host of serious legal scholars. Impeachment wasn't...
  • Our Ann Coulter Problem (Barf Alert!)

    03/08/2007 12:27:07 AM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 28 replies · 1,523+ views
    Slate ^ | March 5, 2007 | Jack Shafer
    Ann Coulter shocked nobody last week by calling presidential candidate John Edwards a "faggot" during her appearance at the Conservative Political Action Conference. Here's the YouTube video, as well as the quotation captured by the Associated Press: "I was going to have a few comments on the other Democratic presidential candidate John Edwards, but it turns out you have to go into rehab if you use the word 'faggot,' so I—so kind of an impasse, can't really talk about Edwards." It's true that the Democratic Party leaders displayed outrage. The Edwards campaign e-mailed the Coulter news to its supporters, calling...