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VIOLENT FAR-RIGHT, PRO-TRUMP GROUP HITS NEW YORK STREETS, AND FOX NEWS SEES THEM AS VICTIMS
Newsweak ^ | 13 OCT 2018 | RAMSEY TOUCHBERRY

Posted on 10/13/2018 5:06:50 PM PDT by E. Pluribus Unum

A violent incident, in which members of a Trump-supporting far-right group kicked and punched people and wielded a sword on the streets of Manhattan, was captured on camera Friday, and New York Police Department confirmed that three arrests had been made in connection with the incident.

The altercation occurred shortly after the group, which calls itself Proud Boys and is listed as a hate group by the Southern Poverty Law Center, held a meeting at the New York Metropolitan Republican Club.

Before the meeting, the club had been vandalized. Fox News, in its story on the incident, seized on the vandalism to imply that Antifa might have been responsible for both acts.

Its story, headlined “Antifa strikes again” suggested the violence and footage of a man brandishing a sword were linked with the far-left group.

But city officials have never said the vandalism was committed by Antifa, and the man brandishing a sword in the video appears to be the founder of Proud Boys -- and one of the founders of the media company Vice -- Gavin McInnes.

Multiple other videos and records of arrests provided to Newsweek suggest the far-right group was, in fact, involved in the violent attacks that took place on the Upper East Side of Manhattan on Friday.

(Excerpt) Read more at newsweek.com ...


TOPICS: News/Current Events; US: New York
KEYWORDS: fakenews; newsweak; nyc; proudboys; vice
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1 posted on 10/13/2018 5:06:50 PM PDT by E. Pluribus Unum
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To: E. Pluribus Unum

It was a plastic sword, used as a prop in a humorous reenactment of a notorious political assassination.


2 posted on 10/13/2018 5:09:36 PM PDT by oblomov
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To: E. Pluribus Unum

Ex-Newsweek Owners Arraigned on $10M Fraud

Need anyone say more.


3 posted on 10/13/2018 5:11:32 PM PDT by Revel
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To: E. Pluribus Unum

I thought Antifa took credit and promised more violence.


4 posted on 10/13/2018 5:13:01 PM PDT by Spok
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To: E. Pluribus Unum

Well, if the “Southern Poverty Law Center” says they are a violent group . . . I’m thinking they are peaceful patriots waving the flag of the United States and singing the praises of our Constitution.


5 posted on 10/13/2018 5:13:18 PM PDT by Pilgrim's Progress (http://www.baptistbiblebelievers.com/BYTOPICS/tabid/335/Default.aspx D)
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To: E. Pluribus Unum

Fist bump to the Proud Boys.


6 posted on 10/13/2018 5:15:08 PM PDT by Mariner (War Criminal #18)
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To: E. Pluribus Unum

Southern Poverty Law Center is a Deep State / US Intel front that specializes in the dissemination of propaganda.


7 posted on 10/13/2018 5:16:25 PM PDT by atc23 (M*NKEY - there, I said it!)
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To: E. Pluribus Unum

Proud boys defend lawful demonstrations from physical violence that the police refuse to. I guess the msm believes protecting conservatives from beatings is terrorism.


8 posted on 10/13/2018 5:17:13 PM PDT by jarwulf
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To: E. Pluribus Unum

“and is listed as a hate group by the Southern Poverty Law Center“

Oh, well then....

The Proud Boys aren’t “far” anything. If the Left keeps this sh*t up, they’ll be praying for the Proud Boys to be all they have to deal with.


9 posted on 10/13/2018 5:17:36 PM PDT by Jim Noble
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To: E. Pluribus Unum

Exactly.

Love how NW covers ONE part of the story. They just chased these two guys down for no reason right? YEA SURE.

We all know these violent shitheads have been attacking people for the last three years with impunity and as soon as people fight back “OMG NAZI”

This is why the left hates guns for self defense. They hate all self defense. They want to have their paid for soy boys running amok with their face masks attacking people and running away.


10 posted on 10/13/2018 5:18:43 PM PDT by snarkytart
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To: Jim Noble

RIght can you imagine a group of dudes, some who are minority, being labeled a ‘hate group’ by SPLC. The Proud Boys simply show up where a conservative is speaking and keep them from being hit with bike locks and such.
OMG they’re such fascists. *eyeroll*


11 posted on 10/13/2018 5:22:22 PM PDT by snarkytart
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To: jarwulf

Proud boys defend lawful demonstrations from physical violence that the police refuse to. I guess the msm believes protecting conservatives from beatings is terrorism.
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12 posted on 10/13/2018 5:23:08 PM PDT by snarkytart
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To: E. Pluribus Unum

The southern poverty law center is a left wing hit group. They are liars and what they say or claim is worthless political propaganda.


13 posted on 10/13/2018 5:23:16 PM PDT by oldenuff35
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To: Mariner

At least somebody’s fighting back.


14 posted on 10/13/2018 5:25:54 PM PDT by elcid1970 ("The Second Amendment is more important than Islam. Buy ammo.")
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To: elcid1970

https://www.zerohedge.com/news/2018-10-13/only-beginning-antifa-vandalizes-nyc-republican-club


15 posted on 10/13/2018 5:28:54 PM PDT by To-Whose-Benefit? (It is Error alone which needs the support of Government. The Truth can stand by itself.)
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To: elcid1970

Proud Boys are not street fighters.

That comes next. That, or snipers. This has gone too far to end peacefully.


16 posted on 10/13/2018 5:29:35 PM PDT by Jim Noble
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To: E. Pluribus Unum
Multiple other videos and records of arrests provided to Newsweek suggest the far-right group was, in fact, involved in the violent attacks that took place on the Upper East Side of Manhattan on Friday.

When you are being chased, beat down, and robbed, I would say you were "involved", but is that what Newsweek meant? I think not.

17 posted on 10/13/2018 5:32:28 PM PDT by the_Watchman
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To: E. Pluribus Unum

Does Newsweek know we saw the video?

No matter, buy companies who sell bodybags.

Film at 11.

5.56mm


18 posted on 10/13/2018 5:35:57 PM PDT by M Kehoe (DRAIN THE SWAMP!)
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To: E. Pluribus Unum

I’m dizzy from that spin.


19 posted on 10/13/2018 5:36:20 PM PDT by MileHi (Liberalism is an ideology of parasites, hypocrites, grievance mongers, victims, and control freaks.)
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To: Jim Noble
The ones in Oregon are Street fighters all right. They came to Portland and kicked the antifas ass when the antifa started their usual crap.

Instead of running from the antifa when the started throwing bottles and fireworks at the pro Trump really they CHARGED at v them and have them a good old fashioned ass kicking. It was glorious.

20 posted on 10/13/2018 5:37:17 PM PDT by Jack Black (See my profile for Muller vs.Trump scorecard and other analysis of various anon claims.)
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