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  • Portland Police Chief Slams ‘Incomprehensible’ Violence, Says Rioters Target Local Officers with Mortars and Commercial-Grade Fireworks

    08/07/2020 12:45:41 AM PDT · by Libloather · 29 replies
    National Review via MSN ^ | 8/06/20 | Zachary Evans
    Portland police chief Chuck Lovell slammed “incomprehensible” violence on Thursday after rioters moved to target city police precincts. **SNIP** “Last night’s violence by rioters at our east precinct was incomprehensible,” Lovell said at a virtual press conference on Thursday. “We have people who are intentionally planning to go out and attack precincts, trap people inside, [and] set fires to these buildings.” Lovell continued, “We have nightly violence where officers get mortars thrown at them, rocks, commercial grade fireworks, and these senseless attempts to injure officers and destroy police facilities [are] reprehensible and [they] need to stop.” Lovell said that the...
  • Attack Woman at Her Home, Police Chief Says, ‘Enough Is Enough’

    08/06/2020 8:32:25 AM PDT · by sickoflibs · 36 replies
    RedState ^ | August 6, 2020 | Nick Arama
    The rioters in Portland have left the federal courthouse, but they aren’t stopping their chaos and destruction, just going back to redirecting it at the Portland Police and the people of Portland. Sort of showing that it was never about the extra federal agents deployed there at all now, was it? As we mentioned earlier, the rioters tried to attack the East Precinct, destroying the cameras to prevent pictures from being taken of them, then ripping off the protective barrier.
  • And Just Like That Portland Falls Back Into Chaos, Antifa Has A New Target

    08/05/2020 8:05:57 AM PDT · by Steve1999 · 33 replies
    NT ^ | 08-04-20 | Paul Goldberg
    Antifa has a new target in Portland as the city falls back into chaos. Antifa rioters blockaded the street near the East Portland Precinct Police building. they took benches from local businesses and used them as barricades. Police then declared an unlawful assembly and moved in after the mob refused to disperse.
  • Portland Rioters attack truck, it flees

    08/05/2020 12:02:04 AM PDT · by Mount Athos · 30 replies
    Watch truck attacked before it speeds off. They hit windshield, side, tried to block it in with motorcycle. Some say his rear tire popped on other side by someone before he fled.
  • Neighbors Protect Seattle Police Chief’s Home From Mob Of Protesters

    08/04/2020 9:42:48 PM PDT · by UMCRevMom@aol.com · 15 replies
    The Police Tribune ^ | 8-4-2020 | Sandy Malone
    Snohomish County, WA – At least two hundred Black Lives Matter protesters descended on the private home of Seattle Police Chief Carmen Best in Snohomish County on Saturday only to be pushed away by the chief’s neighbors. Protesters began arriving in the quiet neighborhood where Chief Best lives just before 7 p.m. on Aug. 1, the Lynnwood Times reported. The police chief was not home at the time but witnesses said that neighbors saw unfamiliar vehicles going up and down Chief Best’s street and figured out what was happening. So they set up a perimeter to protect the police chief’s...
  • Husband of L.A. County DA Jackie Lacey to face charges after waving gun at protesters

    08/04/2020 12:10:39 PM PDT · by BenLurkin · 39 replies
    ktla ^ | 08/04/2020
    David Lacey is being charged with three counts of assault with a firearm, according to a charging document obtained by Politico. The chaotic scene unfolded on March 2, when protesters affiliated with Black Lives Matter L.A. and other local organizations descended on Lacey’s Granada Hills home for a pre-dawn protest. Several of the demonstrators knocked on Lacey’s door, and her husband answered brandishing a handgun.
  • Portland: What Does It Mean?

    08/04/2020 6:31:38 AM PDT · by SJackson · 19 replies
    Frontpagemagazine ^ | Aug 4, 2020 | David Horowitz
    The issue that will re-elect Donald Trump in November. Perhaps the most emblematic moment in the battles raging in American cities came the other day when Bernie Sanders attacked President Trump’s decision to send federal agents to quell the riots in Portland Oregon. His alleged reason: they bear the earmarks of a “police state.” This, from a man who spent the entire sixty years of his adult life supporting every ruthless, communist police state on the planet – and there were many – and who to this day declares his solidarity with the police states in the West Bank and...
  • Ignoring the Costs of the Rioting

    08/04/2020 5:05:11 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 10 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | August 4, 2020 | Robert Knight
    The Chinese Communist coronavirus isn’t the only epidemic in the land. America’s news media are suffering mass amnesia, stuffing down a memory hole the extent of destruction from the ongoing Black Lives Matter/Antifa race riots. Apart from lots of happy stories depicting the whole country kneeling to the BLM’s anti-white, Marxist demands, you won’t see much about the real costs. It’s gotten so bad that Rep. Jim Jordan, Ohio Republican, unleashed an eight-minute video during a House committee that was grilling Attorney General William Barr on July 28. The video begins with a mashup of a dozen or so reporters...
  • Minneapolis’ Frey accuses Walz of dragging feet during early unrest

    08/03/2020 10:55:43 PM PDT · by knighthawk · 17 replies
    Fox News ^ | August 03 2020 | Edmund DeMarche
    Mayor Jacob Frey, the Minneapolis Democrat who faced sharp criticism over his handling of the George Floyd riots in June, on Monday seemed to place much of the blame on Gov. Tim Walz, another Democrat, for failing to act quickly on early requests from the city for state intervention, a report said. The Minneapolis Star-Tribune published a detailed report that shed light on the interaction between the mayor's office and Walz in the early days of the protest. The governor's office made it clear that National Guard Troops were ready within 24 hours of the mayor's informal request, but Frey...
  • Heroic Neighbors Defend Home of Seattle Police Chief From Rioters

    08/03/2020 7:25:18 PM PDT · by lowbridge · 42 replies
    pjmedia.com ^ | August 3, 2020 | TYLER O'NEIL
    On Sunday night, a group of “aggressive protesters” reportedly targeted the home of Seattle Police Chief Carmen Best. Best sent a letter to the city council, urging them to “stand up for what is right” and end “the new way of doing business by mob rule.” She condemned them for their silence and not “speaking against” the lawless rioters. “I wanted to update you on recent events, particularly those that occurred late last night. A residence of mine in Snohomish County was targeted by a large group of aggressive protestors late last night,” Best wrote in a letter to City Council President...
  • Portland sees 150-round shooting at apartment building, as crowds continue violent clashes with police

    08/02/2020 7:09:12 AM PDT · by jazusamo · 80 replies
    Fox News ^ | August 2, 2020 | Danielle Wallace
    More than 150 rounds were fired and one woman was shot in Portland on Friday night while protesters on Saturday – some of whom appeared to impersonate press – threw glass bottles and shined lasers at city police officers sent to quell the nighttime unrest witnessed for more than two months straight. Saturday marked the third night of federal and state law enforcement cooperation in Portland, as the Department of Homeland Security continues to weigh plans to withdraw from the liberal Oregon city. It was the 64th straight day of violent demonstrations and rioting in Portland. A shooting rang out...
  • Black driver demands white BLM protesters stop blocking road in Austin so he can go to go to work to provide for his kids as rival gunmen face-off week after protester Garrett Foster was shot dead

    08/02/2020 4:31:23 AM PDT · by C19fan · 10 replies
    UK Daily Mail ^ | August 2, 2020 | Andrew Court
    A black motorist has been filmed ordering white BLM protesters to stop blocking a highway in Austin so he can get to work and provide for his children. The footage, captured around 11.30pm on Saturday night, shows the man stepping out of his vehicle on the I-35 and confronting the activists who are refusing to let traffic pass. 'I gotta go to work, I'm black! I've gotta go to work!' the unidentified man yells at the group as he waves his hand in the air.
  • Austin police warn of ‘armed’ rioters planning to access buildings: reports

    08/01/2020 11:37:13 PM PDT · by knighthawk · 19 replies
    Fox News ^ | August 01 2020 | Dom Calicchio
    Groups of protesters began arriving in Austin, Texas, on Saturday evening amid warnings to the public from local police about potential trouble as the night progresses. Residents of several apartment complexes near police department headquarters have received letters from property managers, warning that “armed” protesters may try to access the buildings to get a better view of the protests below, FOX 7 of Austin reported. "Keep your eyes open for anyone that might be on the roof or upper balconies," one warning letter said.
  • WATCH: Arrest turns into BRAWL when anti-cop ‘protesters’ attack at ‘Back the Blue’ rally, feds SWARM

    08/01/2020 7:11:31 PM PDT · by conservative98 · 48 replies
    Round them up! https://t.co/xBRvQBrL3z— Mark R. Levin (@marklevinshow) August 2, 2020 WATCH: Arrest turns into BRAWL when anti-cop ‘protesters’ attack at ‘Back the Blue’ rally, feds SWARM
  • Passenger in Jeep that ‘sped through Black Lives Matter protesters in Colorado’ says they simply got lost, followed GPS directions into the highway and feared for their safety as demonstrators threw ‘projectiles’ at them

    08/01/2020 10:11:52 AM PDT · by simpson96 · 32 replies
    Daily Mail (UK) ^ | 8/1/2020 | Lauren Edmonds
    (snip) During a two-minute long YouTube video, Goodenough described the incident from his point of view.(snip) When Google Maps reportedly alerted them of a potential accident at an intersection, Goodenough said they rerouted the directions and took the next available on-ramp onto Interstate 225. 'We did notice that there were Black Lives Matter protesters on all sides of the street trying to stop traffic.' said Goodenough. 'We then avoided any pedestrians in the roadways and continued onto the freeway. There was no police barricade that stopped us.'(snip) Goodenough noted that demonstrators were on the side of the road, as well...
  • Intensifying Into Violence

    07/31/2020 5:02:18 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 5 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | July 31, 2020 | Michael Barone
    "Protestors in California," tweeted ABC News, about an incident in Oakland, "set fire to a courthouse, damaged a police station and assaulted officers after a peaceful demonstration intensified." If you'd presented your ninth-grade teacher with that sentence in your weekly writing assignment, she might have taken out her red pen and asked you, "How does a peaceful demonstration intensify?" This sentence, however, was written not by a ninth-grader but by an adult, a professional journalist working for one of the world's major television news organizations. It was not an accident. As Modern Age editor Daniel McCarthy noted, "George Orwell could...
  • Portland Riots Showcase the Left's Terror Odyssey

    07/31/2020 7:07:47 AM PDT · by SJackson · 9 replies
    FrontPage Magazine ^ | Jul 31, 2020 | Joseph Klein
    FrontPage Magazine’s tagline is correct: 'Inside every progressive is a totalitarian screaming to get out.' FrontPage Magazine’s tagline warns that “Inside every progressive is a totalitarian screaming to get out.” Progressive leftists showing their true totalitarian mindset have emerged and shown up in Portland and other major U.S. cities. Useful idiots among the liberal elites are enabling them. In true Orwellian style, the progressive leftists are poisoning language to exert mind control. Violence now means white silence and politically incorrect speech. You must say what the radical left tells you to say or you are committing unspeakable violence for which...
  • Attorney for suspect in controversial hit and run says client was fleeing violent mob (Madison, WI)

    07/31/2020 7:25:45 AM PDT · by Diana in Wisconsin · 24 replies
    Wisconsin State Journal ^ | July 31, 2020 | Chris Rickert
    The attorney for a white man accused of being a racist in a hit-and-run accident last month is decrying the rush to judge his client, who he says was only trying to flee a dangerous mob when he ran into a Black woman around bar time in Downtown Madison. Brendan O’Neil, 26, of Sun Prairie, is charged with felony hit-and-run in the June 21 incident on Frances Street near University Avenue that left 24-year-old Alize Carter with abrasions, a fractured hand and reportedly a concussion. In a brief initial hearing by video Thursday, his bond was left at $350, which...
  • Acting DHS Secretary: The Portland Mayor Is 'Not Telling the Truth'

    07/31/2020 7:39:57 AM PDT · by jazusamo · 53 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | July 31, 2020 | Cortney O'Brien
    As President Trump sees it, sending in federal agents to Portland, OR to help quell the violence that has been going on for 60 days now makes the mayor's job and the governor's job "a lot easier." Of course that's not how they see it. In fact on every TV hit they can get, Mayor Ted Wheeler and Gov. Kate Brown have condemned the presence of federal officers on their streets. Despite the leaders' insistence that these are "peaceful protesters" being bullied by federal troops, the president explained that Portland is being overrun by a "beehive of terrorists." And if...
  • WATCH: Jim Jordan in heated exchange with Dr. Fauci: "Should we limit the protesting?"

    07/31/2020 8:28:37 AM PDT · by RandFan · 72 replies
    YouTube ^ | July 31 | CNN
    Dr. Anthony Fauci, and other health experts, testify before the House Select Subcommittee on the Coronavirus Crisis. An exchange between Rep. Jim Jordan (R-OH) and Dr. Fauci got heated on the subject of protesting during the coronavirus pandemic.