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  • The Truth About Police Violence and Race-Debunking the lies that justify rage and riots

    06/02/2020 7:04:12 AM PDT · by SJackson
    Frontpagemagazine ^ | Jun 2, 2020 | John Perazzo
    America is always just one George Floyd away from erupting into chaos. That's what has been made clear by the violent riots that turned Minneapolis and a number of other cities into war zones following Floyd’s death last Monday. The video footage of white police officer Derek Chauvin pressing his knee against the neck of a prostrate, handcuffed Mr. Floyd, is disturbing in the extreme. And indeed, it has been universally condemned by people along every point of the political spectrum. Chauvin has since been arrested and charged with third-degree murder and second-degree manslaughter. Meanwhile, the three fellow officers...
  • Assaulted and Vilified, the Cops Save the Cities

    06/02/2020 7:02:35 AM PDT · by Altura Ct.
    Creators.Com ^ | 6/2/2020
    On the fifth night of rioting, looting and arson in Minneapolis, the criminal elements were driven from the streets. By whom? By the same cops who had been the constant objects of media derision and mob hatred. Without the thin blue line, far larger sectors of dozens of America's cities would be in ruins, burned to the ground by the mobs that showered police and their vehicles with rocks, bricks, bottles, Molotov cocktails and any debris that could be thrown at them. Because they were the first responders in these riots, the cops were the first targets of criminal assault...
  • The Illusion of 'Peaceful Protestors'-The rioting is all about politics, not justice

    06/02/2020 7:00:46 AM PDT · by SJackson
    Frontpagemagazine ^ | Jun 2, 2020 | Bruce Thornton
    Last week we watched the sorry spectacle of aimless destruction supposedly in response to the death of a black man at the hands of the police. The predictable script from Ferguson and Baltimore was reprised, the same bumper-sticker empty slogans brandished, and the same pointless destruction and looting occurred that were worse than useless for solving the injustice the protestors supposedly want remedied. Just as predictable was the media coverage, which mixed ratings-bait lurid footage of the violence with clichés like “peaceful protestors,” youthful passionate idealists moved by righteous anger over racial injustice, but compromised by “outside agitators” exploiting the...
  • Warning: Reports of groups canvassing residential neighborhoods, taking photos of homes with police cars in driveways

    06/02/2020 6:47:18 AM PDT · by lowbridge · 20 replies
    lawenforcementtoday.com ^ | June 1, 2020 | Kyle S. Reyes
    Law enforcement officials from across the country have reached out to Law Enforcement Today asking us to warn police across America about a potential threat. -snip It’s worth noting that we have NOT received any confirmation of this from the FBI.  With that said, a number of agencies have confirmed for us off the record that they’re aware of it and are making internal changes.  We’ve been asked for obvious reasons to not report which agencies they are. Here’s what we’re told. In a number of different communities in states ranging from California and Texas to Florida – reports have...
  • Our Nation's Capital was attacked and the FBI and CIA knew nothing about it?

    06/02/2020 6:17:06 AM PDT · by fightu4it · 25 replies
    Does the FBI really want us to believe that they had no idea that an attack on our Capital was coming?
  • DC Thugs Moving Into HOMES! Homes Are Getting looted!

    06/02/2020 5:51:57 AM PDT · by Enlightened1 · 61 replies
    Twitter ^ | 06/02/20
    DC Thugs Moving into HOMES! Homes are getting looted!!Mr President! Why isn’t anyone helping these families??????People where are your guns? https://twitter.com/AMErikaNGIRLLL/status/1267716714650886145?s=20 
  • Tiger King: Joe Exotic's former zoo handed to rival Carole Baskin

    06/02/2020 5:50:21 AM PDT · by Kriggerel · 6 replies
    BBC ^ | June 2, 2020 | BBC
    A zoo formerly owned by the star of Netflix documentary Tiger King is to be handed over to the woman he was convicted of trying to have killed. A federal judge has given Carole Baskin control of Joe Exotic's old zoo in Oklahoma as part of a ruling in a $1m (£800,000) trademark dispute. Joe Exotic is currently serving a 22-year sentence for his involvement in a murder-for-hire plot and animal abuse. The zoo's current operator has been ordered to leave within 120 days.
  • China Trolls Trump Administration Over Violent Protests in U.S.

    06/02/2020 5:35:46 AM PDT · by yardboyd · 6 replies
    CNS ^ | 6/1/2020 | Patrick Goodenough
    CNSNews.com) – Stung by U.S.-led criticism of Beijing’s attempts to crack down on dissent in Hong Kong, Chinese officials and state media are using reports of protests in American cities to make political points about U.S. “double standards and hypocrisy.” The Trump administration and lawmakers from both parties have been outspoken in their criticism of the suppression of pro-democracy protests in Hong Kong and China’s plans to impose new security legislation on the territory. Hong Kong protests have occasionally seen violent flare-ups, and authorities regularly accuse the U.S. of stoking them as a way of indirectly attacking China. Now, as...
  • New York City lawyers who 'threw Molotov cocktails at an empty NYPD van tried to pass out firebombs to protesters' during violent George Floyd demonstrations in Brooklyn

    06/02/2020 2:44:49 AM PDT · by C19fan · 46 replies
    UK Daily Mail ^ | June 1, 2020 | Valerie Edwards
    Two Brooklyn lawyers who were charged for allegedly tossing a Molotov cocktail into a New York Police Department vehicle early Saturday morning were also trying to pass out firebombs to other George Floyd demonstrators, federal authorities said Monday. Colinford Mattis, 32, a corporate attorney with Pryor Cashman, and attorney Urooj Rahman, 31, allegedly threw the bomb into an empty police cruiser that was parked outside the 88th Precinct station house in Fort Greene, Brooklyn, cops say. It was revealed on Monday that Mattis and Rahman also attempted to pass out the incendiary devices to others who were at the protest....
  • South Philly Gun Shop Owner Shoots, Kills Looter, Police Say

    06/02/2020 5:12:16 AM PDT · by lowbridge · 41 replies
    nbcphiladelphia.com ^ | June 2, 2020 | By Miguel Martinez-Valle and Dan Stamm
    A South Philadelphia gun shop owner shot and killed a man trying to break into his store early Tuesday morning amid heightened looting concerns. Philadelphia police said the owner of Firing Line Inc. was staying the night inside the shop on South Front Street because over the last few nights someone had tried breaking in. The owner told police he was monitoring his surveillance camera and saw three or four people trying to get in around 4 a.m. The group was using bolt cutters on the gate. A broken lock could later be seen on the ground. The group then...
  • Looter fatally shot by gun shop's owner in South Philadelphia, authorities say

    06/02/2020 5:10:30 AM PDT · by kvanbrunt2 · 22 replies
    FOX 29 ^ | 6/2/2020 | Steve Keeley
    PHILADEPHIA - A looter was shot and killed by the owner of a gun shop in South Philadelphia, police say. The incident happened at approximately 4:11 a.m. on the 1500 block of Front Street in the Pennsport section of the city. Officials say the owner of the gun store, Firing Line Inc, was inside his business guarding it because they had experienced a break in attempt on Sunday evening. ...
  • MACY’s flagship 5th avenue store destroyed…

    06/02/2020 5:07:38 AM PDT · by Red Badger · 75 replies
    www.citizenfreepress.com ^ | June 2, 2020 12:40 am | Posted by Kane
    NIKE flagship store as well… VIDEOS AT LINK.........................
  • Federal Protective Service Officer Fatally Shot in Oakland Identified

    06/01/2020 10:39:13 PM PDT · by Tired of Taxes · 8 replies
    officer.com ^ | June 1, 2020 | Sam Whiting
    OAKLAND -- The security guard shot and killed during Friday night’s unrest in Oakland has been identified as David Patrick Underwood of Pinole. Underwood, 53, was identified Sunday by the FBI. A second guard was also shot and wounded. Both were working as contract security officers for the Department of Homeland Security, guarding the Ronald V. Dellums Federal Building. “Underwood died from gunshot wounds sustained after shots were fired by an unidentified subject in a vehicle,” the statement. The shooting happened at around 9:45 p.m. “A vehicle approached the building,” read the report. “An individual inside the vehicle began ?ring...
  • First riot charge in Grand Rapids, MI

    06/02/2020 4:27:26 AM PDT · by Rural_Michigan · 34 replies
    WoodTV8 ^ | 06/01/2020
    GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (WOOD) — The first person to be charged for rioting Saturday night into Sunday morning in downtown Grand Rapids has been charged but he certainly will not be the last. On Monday morning, 18-year-old Adrian Baker of Gobles was charged with the 10-year felony in Grand Rapids District Court. Judge Michael Distel explained the charge to the teen. “You did while in concert with five or more other persons wrongfully engage in violent conduct and thereby recklessly cause or create a serious risk of causing public terror or alarm,” Distel told Baker, who was appearing via video...
  • Lawless America: Police officer is shot in the head in Vegas, four officers are shot in St Louis, cops are rammed by an SUV in Buffalo and looters ransack Manhattan on another night of riots across US after Trump vowed to crack down

    06/02/2020 2:22:19 AM PDT · by C19fan · 33 replies
    UK Daily Mail ^ | June 2, 2020 | Megan Sheets and Emily Crane
    Four cops were shot in St Louis last night as America was gripped by a seventh straight night of destruction in the wake of George Floyd's death despite Donald Trump's threats of military force. Rioters opened fire and wounded four officers in St Louis while others hurled rocks, launched fireworks and poured gas over cops in scenes of 'mayhem' on Monday night. An emotional police chief condemned the looters who were 'tearing up cities' with 'no intention of doing anything constructive' as he revealed the four injured officers were in hospital but likely to survive.
  • Macy's Herald Square looted as curfew fails to stop protesters from damaging store

    06/02/2020 2:16:54 AM PDT · by C19fan · 15 replies
    Fox News ^ | June 2, 2020 | Jack Durschlag
    Looters besieged Macy’s iconic Herald Square store in New York City Monday evening as police brought in to enforce an 11 p.m. curfew set by the city’s mayor struggled to control and apprehend an overwhelming crowd that smashed windows and damaged property at the store. Shortly after the curfew began, police were bringing out a third looting suspect, according to a Fox News crew at the scene.
  • Does the Mugshot of Derek Chauvin really match his Street Picture?

    06/02/2020 1:16:33 AM PDT · by Jonty30 · 38 replies
  • Looter explains his motive after being caught by police...

    06/02/2020 12:47:58 AM PDT · by L.A.Justice · 7 replies
    Fox 11 Los Angeles ^ | June 1, 2020 | Bill Melugin
    LOS ANGELES - FOX 11 witnessed a looter taken down by LAPD Sunday afternoon at the New Balance store at Wilshire and 26th. A group of looters broke into the store and began to flee, and as they got into a car, one of them wasn't fast enough and was left behind by his group. Police were able to catch him, and he was taken into custody. FOX 11's Bill Melugin talked to him, and he was very candid about his motive. He said point-blank he was "out to get some money". When asked if his actions were related to...
  • Victim's family names woman killed overnight in Davenport unrest [Heartbreaking Video]

    06/02/2020 12:41:24 AM PDT · by Main Street · 33 replies
    qctimes ^ | Jun 1, 2020 | RYAN J. FOLEY
    22-year-old woman was killed early Monday in an apparently random shooting as she was leaving a protest against police brutality in Davenport, her relatives said. Italia Marie Kelly was one of two people fatally shot overnight in civil unrest. Kelly joined a protest over the death of George Floyd after getting off work Sunday night, according to her aunt, Amy Hale of Atchison, Kansas. Kelly, who is biracial and went by the last name Impinto, and a friend were getting in a vehicle to leave around midnight because the protest outside a Walmart had turned unruly, Hale said. That's when...
  • Tear Gas, Rubber Bullets Fired As Curfew Falls On Oakland Protest; Police Briefly Detain KPIX 5 Reporter...

    06/01/2020 11:55:03 PM PDT · by L.A.Justice · 5 replies
    CBS San Francisco ^ | June 1, 2020 | Katie Nielsen
    OAKLAND (KPIX 5) — Police dispersed group of protesters in the streets of downtown Oakland Monday night, using tear gas and rubber bullets on people who were demonstrating past the time of a curfew in effect for Oakland and all of Alameda County. This reporter was handcuffed and briefly detained by police officers at the scene. I was the only journalist I saw handcuffed during tonight’s protest. Earlier, Oakland police had set up barriers and a line of officers on Broadway at 8th St. as thousands of protesters peacefully marched and chanted from Oakland Tech to Frank Ogawa Plaza, as...