Tag: Violence

Emails Show Trump Diversity Official Instructed to Not Be So Hard on White Supremacists: Report

White nationalists, neo-Nazis and members of the ‘alt-right’ exchange insluts with counter-protesters as they attempt to guard the entrance to Emancipation Park during the ‘Unite the Right’ rally August 12, 2017 in Charlottesville, Virginia. Photo: Chip Somodevilla (Getty Images) The chief diversity officer at the Department of Veterans Affairs was reportedly […]

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CNN Contributor Marc Lamont Hill Calls for Destruction of Israel, Endorses Palestinian Violence

CNN Contributor Marc Lamont Hill told the United Nations on Wednesday that Israel should be replaced by a Palestinian state, and defended the Palestinian use of violence against Israel. Hill was speaking at the “U.N. International Day of Solidarity with the Palestinian People,” which provides an annual platform for extremist rhetoric against Israel. He was […]

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Resistance Makes Rape Threat to Susan Collins Staffer over Kavanaugh Vote

Sen. Susan Collins (R-ME) and her staffers are facing taunts and threats over Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh, including a rape threat, reports the New York Times. Buried under no fewer than ten paragraphs and the anodyne headline, “Interest Groups Turn Up Pressure on Senators Before Kavanaugh Vote,” the far-left New York Times finally gets […]

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Violence Against Right Escalates as Media Amp up Hate-Rhetoric Against Trump

Incidents of violence and threats against the political right have escalated as the establishment media amp up its hate rhetoric against President Trump and his supporters. The morning after Meet the Press moderator Chuck Todd compared media critics to racist segregationists and singled out Fox News as one of America’s biggest problems, a man in […]

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Donald Trump Condemns Racism on Anniversary of Charlottesville Riots

President Donald Trump again condemned racism on Saturday in reaction to the establishment media-fueled coverage of the first anniversary of the Charlottesville riots. “The riots in Charlottesville a year ago resulted in senseless death and division,” Trump wrote on Twitter. “We must come together as a nation. I condemn all types of racism and acts […]

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When Fascists Turn Violent

Yiannis Boutaris stared back at a sea of angry faces on May 20—a few muttered insults. Boos erupted from pockets of the crowd. “Leave,” they demanded.   The 76-year-old winemaker-turned-mayor’s body tensed: “I heard voices from here and there, and these voices came little by little closer,” Boutaris recalled.   More people joined in the […]

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Is A Cartoon Showing ‘Escalator Trump’ Flat On His Face, ‘Violent’?

I don’t know how you reacted when you heard about the secret meeting between President Trump and New York Times publisher A.G. Sulzberger, but the reaction in MAGA Land was pure whataboutism. The headlines at Breitbart and Gateway Pundit were nearly identical. Breitbart: New York Times Upset over Threats Against Media; Ignores 500-Plus Attacks on […]

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Nolte: New York Times Upset over Threats Against Media; Ignores 500-Plus Attacks on Trump Supporters

New York Times publisher A.G. Sulzberger says he is worried about threats against journalists, even as his publication has all but ignored more than 500 attacks against President Trump and his supporters. After meeting with the president this month, Sulzberger released a five-paragraph statement about the weekend meeting: I told the president directly that I thought […]

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Rookie cops arrested, fired after attacking U.S. citizen: ‘He asked me if I was American’

Law enforcement sources familiar with the rookie officers’ version of the incident offered a different narrative, saying the fight began when one of the officers noticed a man wearing military garb and asked the man whether he had a service record. The sources said the officers eventually left the bar believing the matter was settled, […]

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Four years after he killed Eric Garner, NYPD officer is finally facing charges

Tuesday marked the fourth anniversary of Eric Garner’s death at the hands of NYPD Officer Daniel Pantaleo, whose illegal (and unnecessary) chokehold killed the 43-year-old father of six after officers confronted Garner for selling loose cigarettes. Everyone involved escaped indictment, but this week, the choking officer and his supervisor were served with departmental charges. A grand jury declined to […]

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Texas woman’s nose bitten off and swallowed by neighbor; denied surgery because she’s uninsured

There are no words. “All I could remember was the taste of the blood in my mouth,” says the 28-year-old victim of a bizarre attack in her own backyard last Thursday. The woman, who told WAFB she wishes to be identified only as Tatiana, was in her Houston backyard on July 12 when a neighbor’s houseguest, Jessica Collins, allegedly attacked her.  Tatiana says […]

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Court cites anti-terrorism law in okaying suit against Charlottesville white supremacists, neo-Nazis

James Alex Fields Jr., second from left, holds a black shield in Charlottesville, where a white supremacist rally took place on August 12, 2017. When Integrity First for America filed a complaint against the organizers of the Charlottesville “rally,” the organization was reviving an older legal tactic for dealing with a newly relevant problem. Led by […]

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A day after being exposed as a violent white nationalist, aerospace engineer loses job

White nationalists know it’s important to stay hydrated Just hours after a ProPublica and PBS’ “Frontline” report linked last summer’s violence in Charlottesville, Virginia, to a major defense contractor employee with a federal security clearance, the modern-day Nazi is unemployed. In an email, company spokesman Tim Paynter told ProPublica and “Frontline” that Miselis “is no longer an employee of Northrop […]

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DC kids share their fears, ideas on violence and policing

WASHINGTON — D.C. middle and high school students discussed their impressions on violence and community policing in the city with lawmakers. Talayia Richardson, 12, opened the forum Friday by sharing her winning essay in the city’s “Do The Write Thing Challenge.” The Wheatley Education Campus student said she tries to lead a peaceful life and influence […]

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‘This is my f**king country’: Racist white woman arrested for attacking passengers on New York bus

Heyo! This is what a racist looks like! She’d already been arrested that day for a similar incident, but even that couldn’t make Anne Marie Messiano act like a decent human being on Saturday. Cell phone footage of Messiano berating and hitting fellow bus riders paints a too-clear picture of the harsh reality people of color face […]

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2 kids, 6 adults wounded by gunfire in DC during holiday

WASHINGTON — Two children are recovering from being shot, as are six adults — all wounded during Independence Day celebrations in Southeast D.C. And while none of the victims was killed, D.C.’s homicide rate is far above where it was this time last year, and investigators are working to quell the gunfire. It was just after […]

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Alabama counter-protester arrested for bringing a gun to #FamiliesBelongTogether march

Hey, Shane, how’s your Saturday? An argument between a Families Belong Together protester and a counter-protester—who apparently thinks families belong apart—escalated quickly Saturday, when the the latter busted out his gun at the immigration rally in Huntsville, Alabama. The man was arrested without shots fired or further incident, and the rally went on as planned.  WAFF reports […]

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Annapolis shooter identified—he pled guilty to criminal harassment, then sued paper for covering it

The gunman who killed five in a Maryland newsroom Thursday—modifying his fingers to avoid being identified—has been ID’ as a federal employee who had a “long-running feud” with The Capital Gazette. According to The Baltimore Sun, which shares a parent company with the Capital, the mass murder suspect, Jarrod Ramos, of Laurel, Maryland, sued the newspaper for defamation, over their coverage of […]

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Why Colombia Keeps Electing Presidents Tied to Murderers

Of the five presidential elections Colombia has held since 2002, Senator Álvaro Uribe Vélez has now won four: two under his own name, and two more on behalf of his hand-picked candidates. Yesterday, that candidate happened to be Iván Duque Márquez, a one-term senator and longtime international development technocrat. Duque made it to Congress on […]

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