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Drive-by shooters target elderly couple’s home after outraged leftists demanded removal of their ‘Thin Blue Line’ flag

When an elderly north Seattle couple decided recently to fly a “Thin Blue Line” flag outside the home they’ve lived in for more than 30 years, they knew their decision to support police wouldn’t be popular, KIRO-TV reported.

They were right.

And what started as angry comments, demands that they take down the flag, and graffiti on the street in front of their residence appears to have escalated into a drive-by shooting last week, the station said.

What are the details?

“About twice a week someone was coming by and [saying] derogatory remarks, saying take it down,” the man told KIRO. “I didn’t argue with anybody.”

“Black Lives Matter” and the letters “ACAB” — which stands for “all cops are bastards” — also were painted on the street in front of the home, the station said.

The couple — who didn’t want to identify themselves or show their faces on camera for fear of retaliation — filed a police report for harassment, KIRO said.

Then last Friday surveillance video caught someone driving a dark SUV by the home, firing nine shots, and speeding away, the station said. Six shots hit the home and a vehicle, KIRO reported, adding that at least one bullet pierced multiple walls of the home.

“This didn’t really happen did it?” the man asked the station in disbelief.

“I’m fearful because I don’t know who it would be that would get that angry,” the woman told KIRO.

The homeowners replaced a large flag with a similar-looking smaller flag, hoping that would deescalate the situation — but after the shooting, the station said police officers told them it wasn’t safe to keep it hanging.

“The police said, ‘As much as we appreciate your support, we tell our families don’t fly ’em,'” the woman told KIRO.

‘Everybody has an opinion … but you don’t shoot me for it’

In the aftermath, the couple is troubled that they were targeted with such violence simply for exercising their First Amendment rights.

“I feel like people are trying to take over someone else’s opinion and controlling them, and I had no idea that this was happening,” the woman noted to the station, adding “everybody has an opinion, and we’re entitled to it — but you don’t shoot me for it.”

(H/T: The Police Tribune)

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Seattle mayor who praised CHOP, supported police cuts, is now ‘deeply concerned’ as more than 100 officers have left the force

Democratic Seattle Mayor Jenny Durkan — who once called the police-free autonomous zone in her city a “block party” amid a “summer of love” — is now “deeply concerned” over the mass exodus taking place within the city’s police department.

What’s the situation?

KING-TV reported early Friday morning that a record number of officers had left the department in September, according to a new Seattle Budget Office report. The report noted that 39 officers and officers-in-training “separated” from the department while an additional 14 officers extended their leaves.

The exodus is part of a continuing trend that has resulted in at least 118 officers leaving the force this year, KTTH-TV reporter Jason Rant said. He added that “even this number is misleading” because “many officers are using their accrued sick time as they begin their escape to other agencies or wait for retirement.”

The total number of officers in the department now sits at just over 1,200, which the report noted is on par with police staffing levels in the early 1990s, even though the city’s population has grown 44% since then.

As a result, 911 call response times have been increasing and police investigative services have been crippled.

What’s she saying?

In a statement, Durkan called the levels of attrition “unprecedented,” yet doubled down on the re-imagination of community safety and calls for “community-based alternatives” to policing.

“We will continue to improve policing and reimagine community safety in Seattle by shifting some responses to community-based alternatives and civilian programs like Health One or Community Service Officers,” Durkan said. “But the City also needs a sufficient number of officers who can respond to the most urgent 911 calls in all parts of our city at any time of the day. We are losing an unprecedented number of officers, which makes it even more critical that we recruit and retain officers committed to reform and community policing that reflect the diversity and values of our city.”

A spokesperson for the mayor, Kelsey Nyland, added, “If we don’t act now, we’ll soon see undeniable impacts to 911 response times and investigative services. It could also impact the department’s ability to sustain the gains and meet the requirements of the federal consent decree.

“The Mayor is deeply concerned by the fact that some of our youngest officers — those who joined the department knowing it was under a federal consent decree — are leaving at an extremely high rate,” she continued. “These are the exact officers we want to keep as we transform the department. They’re the ones who entered the department with an emphasis on de-escalation training and community-based, constitutional policing.”

Anything else?

The exodus follows the City Council’s decision in September to override a mayoral veto and slash the city’s police budget, leading to the cutting of as many as 100 officer positions and the elimination of the Navigation Team, which cleared homeless encampments.

Durkan, who is in favor diverting police funds to social programs, only vetoed the measure because it lacked “the type of collaboration” she desired.

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Protester lays face-down in Seattle street to block path of bicycle cops — and one officer just rolls right over his head

Police departments in numerous cities across America contended with rioting Wednesday night on the heels of a grand jury
decision indicting only one Louisville officer in the shooting death of Breonna Taylor — and the officer wasn’t charged with Taylor’s death. And two Louisville officers were shot amid rioting there.

Seattle — a hotbed of rioting and protesting all summer — was certainly no exception Wednesday night as at least 13 people were arrested amid street violence. In fact, video caught a rioter smashing a cop in the back of the head with a baseball bat. Fortunately the officer was wearing a helmet and seems to have escaped serious injury.

But another clip out of Seattle — also showing what appears to be total disregard for a human head — is gaining attention as well. However, the roles were reversed in this case.

What are the details?

As police lined up on a street to advance on rioters,
video from journalist Kitty Shackleford shows one guy laying face-down in the middle of street, presumably to block the paths of officers.

But one cop who was lined up directly in front of the enterprising protester apparently wasn’t about to alter his course in the slightest — and the officer walked his bike’s wheels right over the protesters head:

The cop wasn’t done, either.

After rolling over the protester’s head, the cop swings the back wheel of his bike and smashes it against another protester who was advancing on the police line.

At least two other officers converged on the protester who was laying on the ground, with one appearing to handcuff him. It isn’t clear what happened to the protester afterward or if he was injured as a result of the bike’s wheels rolling over his head.

What has been the reaction to the skull-as-speedbump video?

As you might expect, particularly given the barrage of attacks on police of late, most folks commenting on Shackleford’s video weren’t very sympathetic to the protester:

  • “There’s a lesson here: when the cops say it’s time to go home, wake up from [your] street nap and GTFO,” one commenter noted.
  • “How stupid do you have to be to lay down in the street and let someone ride over your head and neck with a bike?” another commenter asked. “These rioters are completely unhinged. Morons, one and all.”
  • “That cop is awesome,” another commenter said. “Walks his bike over the dude’s head, then tail whips it into another one.”
  • “How a person handles bumps in the road says a lot about their character,” another commenter quipped.
  • “I’m dead, I can’t stop laughing,” another commenter wrote.
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Seattle bankrolls ‘Street Czar,’ ex-pimp, BLM activist at $150K to help the city consider ‘alternatives to policing’

The city of Seattle has hired a Black Lives Matter activist and convicted ex-pimp to be its “Street Czar,” paying him $12,500 a month for a year to come up with “alternatives to policing.”

What are the details?

Andrè Taylor was once sentenced to more than five years in prison for illegally working as an escort hustler in Las Vegas (he ended up only serving one year) and was featured in the 2000 documentary, “American Pimp.” He also came to Seattle in 2016 vowing to “go to war” after his brother, Che Taylor, was killed by police.

Now Taylor and his organization, Not This Time, have been bankrolled by the city at $150,000 over the next 12 months to provide “community de-escalation services.”


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The contract, published for the first time this week by news website PubliCola, provides Taylor’s organization office space in the city’s Municipal Tower and requests Taylor’s help “provid[ing] recommendations to the City on de-escalation, community engagement, and alternatives to policing.”

Under the agreement, which was reportedly Taylor’s idea, Not This Time will also work toward the “urgent de-escalation of conflict and violence between the police and the community assembling in the Capitol Hill neighborhood.”

The Seattle Times noted that the contract came just one year after Not This Time was paid $100,000 by the city to host a speaker series called “Conversations with the Streets.”

What else?

According to the Seattle Times, Taylor’s public presence during protests and riots in Seattle has evolved considerably over the last several months. He reportedly led one of the very first rallies in Seattle in the immediate aftermath of the police-involved death of George Floyd in Minneapolis in May, and appeared at a news conference beside Seattle Mayor Jenny Durkan (D) on the same day.

Later, while publicly disavowing the Capitol Hill Organized Protest, he attempted to broker a deal between CHOP protesters and the mayor, insisting that the protesters demand money in return for leaving the area.

“Don’t just leave. Leave with something,” he told a small group of protesters in a recorded conversation. “Let me make that happen for you, and then I can bring that back to you. I don’t know, we’ll ask for $2 million. They might give us $1 million, but let’s ask for it.”

The paper reported that the activists eventually rejected his advice, one saying that the money grab felt “off.”

Taylor then reportedly drew ire from CHOP protesters when he appeared at a news conference with the mayor on June 22 telling them to shut down CHOP — the same day he was offered a six-figure contract by the city.

Anything else?

Kelsey Nyland, a spokesperson for Durkan, said, “the City sought a contract with Not This Time because of our existing working partnership … but also because of the organization’s lived experience with the criminal legal system, and their history of successful advocacy and activism on issues of policing and dismantling systemic racism.”

Nyland added that the city is spending millions this year on similar contracts with various other groups.

“Not too many people can go talk to gangbangers in their territory, and then go talk to the government in their territory,” Taylor said of the contract.

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Seattle City Council overrides mayor’s veto to defund the police; up to 100 officers to be cut

The Seattle City Council voted to override Mayor Jenny Durkan’s three vetos of bills to divert funds from the police department into social programs.

The council voted 7-2 in a vote on Tuesday after three hours of discussion that included the consideration of a compromise bill that was ultimately rejected.

Durkan vetoed the police budget bill in August but said in
statement that she did so because the city council had not consulted with her office to arrive at a defunding bill they could agree on.

“This veto was because the bills as passed did not have the type of collaboration that I think we will have going forward, and that I’m hopeful we will have going forward,” she said at the time.

The proposal cuts about $3.4 million from the department’s $400 million budget. Seattle has about 1,400 police officers and the bill would cause 100 police positions to be cut by attrition.

The cut to the police department’s funding falls far short of the demands from Black Lives Matter protesters, who have called for 50% of the funds to be diverted to social programs.

Kshama Sawant, the far left socialist member of the city council, had voted against the bill because it didn’t go far enough to meet the demands of the BLM protesters.

“Seattle Mayor Durkan remains hostile to defunding police,” said Sawant in a tweet. “Democratic Councilmembers completely failed to keep their public promises of 50% defunding in the Summer budget vote, furthermore, approved an austerity budget after having promised anti-austerity.”

The previous vote of the city council to cut police funding also led to the resignation of former Police Chief Carmen Best, who said she felt as if the measures were motivated by “animus toward me specifically.”

While many supporters of the protester praised the modest cuts to the police department, some like local conservative talk show host Jason Rantz condemned the move.

“Seattle City Council voted to override the Mayor’s veto of their dangerous defund police bill,” tweeted Rantz.

“This Council will *always* side with socialists and criminal activists,” he added. “They are the enemy of sane constituents because they don’t respect us.”

Here’s a local news report about the decision:


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Justice Dept. labels NYC, Portland, and Seattle as ‘anarchist jurisdictions,’ will seek to withdraw federal funds

The Department of Justice has labeled New York City, Seattle, and Portland, Oregon, as “anarchist jurisdictions,” a designation that could lead to a withdrawal of federal funding from those cities, according to the New York Post.

The three cities earned the designation for efforts to reduce police funding, or for their response to the race riots that started in late May after the police killing of George Floyd in Minneapolis. White House budget director Russ Vought will reportedly issue guidance about cutting funding to the cities in the coming weeks.

“When state and local leaders impede their own law enforcement officers and agencies from doing their jobs, it endangers innocent citizens who deserve to be protected, including those who are trying to peacefully assemble and protest,” Attorney General William Barr said in a statement. “We cannot allow federal tax dollars to be wasted when the safety of the citizenry hangs in the balance.

“It is my hope that the cities identified by the Department of Justice today will reverse course and become serious about performing the basic function of government and start protecting their own citizens,” the statement continued.

Earlier this month, President Donald Trump issued a memo expressing a desire for Seattle, Portland, New York City, and Washington, D.C., to have federal funding reviewed in light of their response to unrest.

“My Administration will not allow Federal tax dollars to fund cities that allow themselves to deteriorate into lawless zones,” Trump’s memo read. “To ensure that Federal funds are neither unduly wasted nor spent in a manner that directly violates our Government’s promise to protect life, liberty, and property, it is imperative that the Federal Government review the use of Federal funds by jurisdictions that permit anarchy, violence, and destruction in America’s cities.”

New York City has seen a spike in crime as Mayor Bill de Blasio sought to cut funding to the NYPD and disbanded a significant plainclothes crime unit.

Seattle surrendered a police precinct and nine blocks of the city to protesters who established a continuous protest area first referred to as the Capitol Hill Autonomous Zone, later renamed the Capitol Hill Organized Protest. That area of Seattle was occupied for roughly a month, and for much of that time the protesters had the support of Mayor Jenny Durkan.

Portland has had more than 100 straight days of protests, some of which have devolved into riots, including vandalism and deadly violence. President Trump sent federal law enforcement to the city to help protect property and quell the violence, but that effort was met with resistance from Mayor Ted Wheeler, who is also Portland’s police commissioner.

Additionally, Multnomah County District Attorney Mike Schmidt announced a policy in August that said many riot-related crimes would not be prosecuted.

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Remember the little boy who got pepper-sprayed at an anti-police protest while with his dad? Watchdog group finds incident wasn’t intentional.

You may recall a viral video just as George Floyd protests heated up of a child screaming and crying in the middle of a street as adults douse his face with milk to lessen the sting of pepper spray.


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Some people deemed it outrageous that cops would do such a thing to a kid, while others wondered what the boy’s father was doing with his child at the May 30 anti-police protest in Seattle.

Well, last week the city’s Office of Police Accountability — a citizen-led watchdog group — ruled that officers didn’t violate rules when the boy was inadvertently hit with pepper spray,
KOMO-TV reported.

What are the details?

“OPA’s review of bystander and body-worn video found that the boy was not individually targeted,” the report states, according to the station. “He and his father moved towards a protester who had grabbed an officer’s baton and was pushing into the police line. An SPD supervisor used pepper spray to move the protester back. In response, the protester ducked, causing the pepper spray to inadvertently affect the boy and his father.”

OPA director Andrew Myerberg defended the board’s ruling to KOMO: “It’s clearly a directed spray toward someone who is breaking a line, and that force was appropriate for that person.”

The report added that “while the impact to the boy was an unfortunate result, he was not visible on the video at the time of the pepper spraying and therefore could not have been seen by the supervisor,” the station also said.

What did Dad have to say?

During the protest, video shows the boy’s father standing with his son just behind a line of protesters and hollering at police: “Look at his bitch ass!” he yells at one point. Then — balling up his fist — he yells at a cop, “He’s ready to swing somethin’ — his d**k ain’t that big, but that’s why [unintelligible] my black ass!”

Image source: YouTube screenshot

After the boy was hit with pepper spray, his father confronted police: “Hey, you’re a bitch! You just sprayed my 8-year-old son, you whore-ass motherf***er! F*** you!”

Image source: YouTube screenshot

At a press conference over the incident, Mondo Avery seemed a tad more reserved in front of a camera and said in reference to his son, “I felt like I failed him because I couldn’t protect him.”

Image source: KIRO-TV video screenshot

Here’s a statement submitted to
KIRO-TV on behalf of the boy’s family in response the the watchdog group’s finding:

We are deeply disappointed, but not surprised, by the result reached by the OPA. Today, they have confirmed that it is the Seattle Police Department’s position that the use of pepper spray in an intentional and reckless manner that it would strike an innocent child exercising their First Amendment rights is “within policy.” We understand the OPA has said it is “sorry” for these actions. But “sorry” and “regret” is not sufficient. We demand change. OPA did not address … whether the officers could have [taken] steps to prevent this from happening and, even further,
no police officers attempted to render aid to the child, making any apology tough to accept. Moreover, the OPA reached its conclusions by analysis and discussion of body camera footage — tapes that were not provided to the family or their legal counsel before today. The [OPA] also refuses to identify the officers who used force in this incident. All of this undermines the claims of objectivity and transparency that the City purports to value. We continue to demand change, and this confirms that it is still deeply needed because the City of Seattle continues to remain indifferent to the suffering its police, and other City officials, have caused to black and indigenous people of color for decades, including the Avery family.

The following is a compilation video from the Office of Police Accountability showing various clips from the May 30 protest. (Content warning: Language):


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(H/T: The Police Tribune)

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The Persecution Of Christians Is Escalating Dramatically All Over The World

This article was originally published by Michael Snyder at The End of the American Dream.

All over the globe, thousands upon thousands of Christians are being ruthlessly killed simply because of what they believe.  But if you only rely on corporate-controlled media sources for your news, you literally never hear about this relentless persecution.  In fact, in this article I don’t link to a single mainstream news source.

I had to go to Christian news websites to document what I am about to share with you, because the mainstream media avoids stories such as these like the plague.  Of course if innocent people were being systematically butchered for a reason that aligned with the various agendas that they are constantly pushing, the mainstream media would be all over this.  It greatly upsets me that the deaths of Christians are treated as if they don’t really matter, and we continue to see the global persecution of Christians escalate year after year.

For example, just take a look at what is happening in Ethiopia.  Extremists have been conducting a door-to-door campaign as they search for Christians to kill…

At least 500 Christians have been killed in an ongoing spate of coordinated door-to-door attacks and thousands of traumatized survivors have fled for their lives over the last two months in southern Ethiopia’s Oromia regional state, including its capital Addis Ababa, according to reports.

For most of you, this is probably the very first time that you have ever heard about this.

This just shows the power of the mainstream media.  If they don’t talk about it, then most of the population will never even know that it exists.

But we should be talking about it, because what is taking place is absolutely horrifying.  In some instances, Christian parents are literally being slaughtered in front of their children

“The Qeerroo extremists arrived in cars and, armed with guns, machetes, swords and spears, sought out and slaughtered Christians. Children were forced to witness their parents being brutally murdered with machetes,” it added.

An Oromo Christian was beheaded after he refused to tear off the thread around his neck, which is worn by many Ethiopian Christians as a sign of their baptism. The attackers told his wife that only those who prostrate before Allah for prayer are considered part of the Oromo community.

This should be one of the greatest human rights causes of our day, but the silence coming from the mainstream media is deafening.

It is almost as if there is a concerted effort not to talk about this.

But I refuse to keep silent.  These precious lives matter, and I am going to talk about them.

In South Sudan, 23 Christians were gunned down at a church gathering on July 27th, and the attackers apparently decided that was not enough and so they decided to burn down an entire village

Meanwhile, in South Sudan, six children who had been taken hostage were among the 23 people killed when unidentified gunmen attacked an Anglican church in Jonglei State on July 27. At least 20 others were wounded.

“After killing people in the church, the gunmen went to the homestead village and killed people there,” Bishop Moses Anur Ayom told the Episcopal News Service. “The gunmen burned down the whole village in Makol Chuei.”

Once again, I’ll bet you never heard about this story until now.

On the other side of the continent, thousands of Christians are being systematically eliminated by extremists in Nigeria

This year already nearly 2,000 Christians have been mercilessly hacked and shot to death in surprise raids on their villages. These deadly, senseless attacks are often portrayed as ongoing clashes between farmers and herders. Those who follow closely believe they are part of a larger agenda — seemingly supported by government officials and security agencies — to drive Christians off their lands. Nigerian citizens have been disarmed by the government, but somehow, the Militant Fulani herdsmen are armed to the teeth and have no fear of encountering security response or capture.

This is something that has been going on throughout all of 2020, and this is another story that I’ll bet you have never heard about until this article.

I could keep going through more examples in Africa, but let’s switch gears.

In India, religious extremists regularly kill Christians, but those deaths rarely get much attention.  Here are just a few examples

A young woman in the Khunti district of Jharkhand has become the fifth victim in a string of Christians killed in India because of their faith.

The woman, 25-year-old Suman Munda, was found dead on July 19 in a deserted place near her home, according to Vatican News. Just one month earlier, on June 24, another Christian, 27-year-old Ramji Munda, was killed outside a village in the Khunti district.

Overall, the number of attacks on Christians in India just seems to keep rising year after year.  In 2019, one group recorded “527 cases of persecution against Christians”

The killing of Christians in India is on the rise.

In 2019, Persecution Relief, a group dedicated to helping persecuted Christians in India, recorded 527 cases of persecution against Christians, compared to 447 cases in 2018.

Sadly, the final number for 2020 will probably be the highest that we have seen so far.

But at least things in India are not as bad as they are in China.  As I have discussed previously, the Chinese government seems to have decided that the elimination of the Christian faith should be official government policy.  Over the past couple of years, countless churches have been raided, countless pastors have been imprisoned, and countless Bibles have been burned.

And even hundreds of pro-government “churches” that do everything that the central government tells them to do are still having their crosses taken down

Bitter Winter reported on June 9 that crosses had been removed from over 250 state-run Three-Self churches in the eastern province of Anhui in the first four months of the year. According to the newly received information, an additional 656 state-run Protestant venues in the province had lost their crosses during the first half of this year, the total exceeding 900.

Thankfully, we aren’t facing this level of persecution in the western world yet, but many of our politicians have used the pandemic that we are experiencing to implement very strict restrictions on Christian gatherings.

In fact, the city of Seattle temporarily shut down an entire park the other day in order to prevent a Christian worship event from taking place.  The following comes from Todd Starnes

The City of Seattle shut down a local park in advance of a massive gathering of Christian worshippers.

Christians were banned from the park, but not Black Lives Matter or Antifa. Let that sink in, folks.

The organizers could have completely canceled the event, but instead they decided to take it to the streets and rebrand it as a “worship protest”

But instead of canceling the event, the Christians simply relocated the service to the street and called it a “worship protest.”

Brilliant!

It was wonderful to see such a diverse group of people all worshipping the Lord together under a beautiful blue sky.

But you can be sure that officials in Seattle will be brainstorming ways that they can prevent such a thing from happening again in the future.

Hatred of Christians is rapidly rising all over the globe, and it is going to get a whole lot worse in the years ahead.

Sadly, the corporate-controlled media will almost certainly continue to ignore the persecution that is happening because it definitely does not fit any of the agendas that they are trying to push.

That is extremely unfortunate, because every one of these lives that is being lost is of immense value, and their stories deserve to be told.

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Seattle To Be Hit By A Giant Tsunami 2 Hours And 20 Minutes After “The Big One” Strikes The Cascadia Subduction Zone

This article was originally published by Michael Snyder at The End of the American Dream. 

A giant tsunami along the west coast has been very heavy on my heart for the last 24 hours, and then when I saw a new Fox News article about a simulation that was just run by officials in Washington state I knew that I had to write an article.  Experts at the Washington Department of Natural Resources decided to simulate what would happen if a magnitude 9.0 earthquake struck along the Cascadia Subduction Zone, and what they discovered is really, really bad.

Such a seismic event would produce an absolutely massive tsunami, and the Fox News article says that waves “could reach Seattle in 2 hours and 20 minutes after an earthquake”.  And this is not just a hypothetical scenario that may or may not happen.  Scientists have repeatedly warned us that it is just a matter of time before such a disaster takes place, Steve Quayle has been relentlessly warning about this as well, and I have been encouraging people to move away from the region for years.

If you think that you will just be able to hop into your vehicle and escape the oncoming tsunami, you are just being delusional.  The highways will instantly become crammed with countless others that have the exact same idea, and they will become deathtraps.

Of course, if the quake happens in the middle of the night, most people will never have any idea that the tsunami is coming.  From the moment the earthquake happens, it will be just “15 to 20 minutes” before the initial wave starts hitting the outer coast…

The simulations show there are some locations around the state where residents would have very little — if any — time to escape the onslaught of floodwaters because of the speed of the wave.

In the videos, the initial wave could hit the state’s outer coast in 15 to 20 minutes after the ground starts shaking and the quake generates a tsunami.

You can watch a YouTube video of the simulation that was performed right here.  If such an event happened tomorrow, the death and destruction would be unimaginable.

Oregon State University paleoseismologist Chris Goldfinger believes that the Cascadia Subduction Zone could potentially produce an earthquake that is “almost 30 times more energetic” than anything that the San Andreas Fault could produce.  In a worst-case scenario, Goldfinger says that a quake along the Cascadia Subduction Zone could create a colossal wall of water up to 100 feet high that would smash everything in front of it

The tsunami would bring water 20 to 80 – maybe even 100 – feet higher than today’s high tides. Most of the structures that have survived the killer quake but built too low will be smashed into by a devastating wall of water. And the next surge could be even higher, and the one after that higher still.

It won’t just be the water causing destruction, but everything it picks up. Goldfinger described what would happen all around and on the spit of land where CBN News interviewed him in the middle of Newport, Oregon’s Yaquina Bay, a few hundred yards from the Pacific.

“Then suddenly you’ve got a bay full of fishing boats, refrigerators, cars and everything else,” Goldfinger explained. “And it’s like a glacier of debris that’s just kind of sloshing back and forth.”

We all remember watching the tsunami that the Fukushima earthquake in Japan caused.

Well, an event of this nature would be far, far more destructive.  The following is what Steve Quayle once had to say about the amount of damage that we could potentially witness…

“The amount of damage, and I am going to choose my words carefully, is going to be precedent setting. It’s going to be the combination of volcanos going off that are inland from the subduction zone where the plates meet, coupled with tsunamis. . . . When this happens, you will lose eight million to twenty million people. When it happens, you will lose all productivity in the electronic field, obviously Silicon Valley, and all food production in all of California, Oregon and Washington. When it happens, you will have a State of Emergency unlike any other. How about the refugees? There will be 3.5 million refugees to take care of. When this happens, what happens to the underground aquifers, and where does everybody go for fresh water? There will be years of drought, years of famine and years of water, water where did it all go? It is a very dire situation painted by computer models. This is not a sensational thing. It is a reality based, scientific study with the application of what happens.”

Others have issued similar warnings.  In a previous article, I shared what the head of FEMA’s Region X once told the New Yorker

If the entire zone gives way at once, an event that seismologists call a full-margin rupture, the magnitude will be somewhere between 8.7 and 9.2. That’s the very big one.

…By the time the shaking has ceased and the tsunami has receded, the region will be unrecognizable. Kenneth Murphy, who directs FEMA’s Region X, the division responsible for Oregon, Washington, Idaho, and Alaska, says, “Our operating assumption is that everything west of Interstate 5 will be toast.”

In the Pacific Northwest, everything west of Interstate 5 covers some hundred and forty thousand square miles, including Seattle, Tacoma, Portland, Eugene, Salem (the capital city of Oregon), Olympia (the capital of Washington), and some seven million people.

If you live in that area of the country or you know people that do, please read those paragraphs again.

“Everything west of Interstate 5 will be toast” is a quote that I will never forget.

I have tried to do my best to warn people that this is an event that is going to happen someday, and in my new book I share warnings from many others about a giant tsunami that will strike the west coast.

Of course, most people that live on the west coast are not interested in such warnings, and one day time will suddenly run out.

But nobody will be able to say that they weren’t warned.  Experts have been assuring us that such a disaster is in our future for many years, and this new Fox News article is just the latest example.

Like I said, this is a topic that is very heavy on my heart right now, and so I wrote this article.  My hope is that it will get to everyone that needs to see it.

***Michael’s new book entitled “Lost Prophecies Of The Future Of America” is now available in paperback and for the Kindle on Amazon.com.***

About the Author: My name is Michael Snyder and my brand new book entitled “Lost Prophecies Of The Future Of America” is now available on Amazon.com.  By purchasing the book you help to support the work that my wife and I are doing, and by giving it to others you help to multiply the impact that we are having on people all over the globe.  I have published thousands of articles on The Economic Collapse BlogEnd Of The American Dream, and The Most Important News, and the articles that I publish on those sites are republished on dozens of other prominent websites all over the globe.  I always freely and happily allow others to republish my articles on their own websites, but I also ask that they include this “About the Author” section with each article.  In addition to my new book, I have written four others that are available on Amazon.com including The Beginning Of The EndGet Prepared Now, and Living A Life That Really Matters. (#CommissionsEarned)  The material contained in this article is for general information purposes only, and readers should consult licensed professionals before making any legal, business, financial, or health decisions.  I encourage you to follow me on social media on Facebook and Twitter, and anyway that you can share these articles with others is a great help.  During these very challenging times, people will need hope more than ever before, and it is our goal to share the gospel of Jesus Christ with as many people as we possibly can.

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Seattle To Be Hit By A Giant Tsunami 2 Hours And 20 Minutes After “The Big One” Strikes The Cascadia Subduction Zone

This article was originally published by Michael Snyder at The End of the American Dream. 

A giant tsunami along the west coast has been very heavy on my heart for the last 24 hours, and then when I saw a new Fox News article about a simulation that was just run by officials in Washington state I knew that I had to write an article.  Experts at the Washington Department of Natural Resources decided to simulate what would happen if a magnitude 9.0 earthquake struck along the Cascadia Subduction Zone, and what they discovered is really, really bad.

Such a seismic event would produce an absolutely massive tsunami, and the Fox News article says that waves “could reach Seattle in 2 hours and 20 minutes after an earthquake”.  And this is not just a hypothetical scenario that may or may not happen.  Scientists have repeatedly warned us that it is just a matter of time before such a disaster takes place, Steve Quayle has been relentlessly warning about this as well, and I have been encouraging people to move away from the region for years.

If you think that you will just be able to hop into your vehicle and escape the oncoming tsunami, you are just being delusional.  The highways will instantly become crammed with countless others that have the exact same idea, and they will become deathtraps.

Of course, if the quake happens in the middle of the night, most people will never have any idea that the tsunami is coming.  From the moment the earthquake happens, it will be just “15 to 20 minutes” before the initial wave starts hitting the outer coast…

The simulations show there are some locations around the state where residents would have very little — if any — time to escape the onslaught of floodwaters because of the speed of the wave.

In the videos, the initial wave could hit the state’s outer coast in 15 to 20 minutes after the ground starts shaking and the quake generates a tsunami.

You can watch a YouTube video of the simulation that was performed right here.  If such an event happened tomorrow, the death and destruction would be unimaginable.

Oregon State University paleoseismologist Chris Goldfinger believes that the Cascadia Subduction Zone could potentially produce an earthquake that is “almost 30 times more energetic” than anything that the San Andreas Fault could produce.  In a worst-case scenario, Goldfinger says that a quake along the Cascadia Subduction Zone could create a colossal wall of water up to 100 feet high that would smash everything in front of it

The tsunami would bring water 20 to 80 – maybe even 100 – feet higher than today’s high tides. Most of the structures that have survived the killer quake but built too low will be smashed into by a devastating wall of water. And the next surge could be even higher, and the one after that higher still.

It won’t just be the water causing destruction, but everything it picks up. Goldfinger described what would happen all around and on the spit of land where CBN News interviewed him in the middle of Newport, Oregon’s Yaquina Bay, a few hundred yards from the Pacific.

“Then suddenly you’ve got a bay full of fishing boats, refrigerators, cars and everything else,” Goldfinger explained. “And it’s like a glacier of debris that’s just kind of sloshing back and forth.”

We all remember watching the tsunami that the Fukushima earthquake in Japan caused.

Well, an event of this nature would be far, far more destructive.  The following is what Steve Quayle once had to say about the amount of damage that we could potentially witness…

“The amount of damage, and I am going to choose my words carefully, is going to be precedent setting. It’s going to be the combination of volcanos going off that are inland from the subduction zone where the plates meet, coupled with tsunamis. . . . When this happens, you will lose eight million to twenty million people. When it happens, you will lose all productivity in the electronic field, obviously Silicon Valley, and all food production in all of California, Oregon and Washington. When it happens, you will have a State of Emergency unlike any other. How about the refugees? There will be 3.5 million refugees to take care of. When this happens, what happens to the underground aquifers, and where does everybody go for fresh water? There will be years of drought, years of famine and years of water, water where did it all go? It is a very dire situation painted by computer models. This is not a sensational thing. It is a reality based, scientific study with the application of what happens.”

Others have issued similar warnings.  In a previous article, I shared what the head of FEMA’s Region X once told the New Yorker

If the entire zone gives way at once, an event that seismologists call a full-margin rupture, the magnitude will be somewhere between 8.7 and 9.2. That’s the very big one.

…By the time the shaking has ceased and the tsunami has receded, the region will be unrecognizable. Kenneth Murphy, who directs FEMA’s Region X, the division responsible for Oregon, Washington, Idaho, and Alaska, says, “Our operating assumption is that everything west of Interstate 5 will be toast.”

In the Pacific Northwest, everything west of Interstate 5 covers some hundred and forty thousand square miles, including Seattle, Tacoma, Portland, Eugene, Salem (the capital city of Oregon), Olympia (the capital of Washington), and some seven million people.

If you live in that area of the country or you know people that do, please read those paragraphs again.

“Everything west of Interstate 5 will be toast” is a quote that I will never forget.

I have tried to do my best to warn people that this is an event that is going to happen someday, and in my new book I share warnings from many others about a giant tsunami that will strike the west coast.

Of course, most people that live on the west coast are not interested in such warnings, and one day time will suddenly run out.

But nobody will be able to say that they weren’t warned.  Experts have been assuring us that such a disaster is in our future for many years, and this new Fox News article is just the latest example.

Like I said, this is a topic that is very heavy on my heart right now, and so I wrote this article.  My hope is that it will get to everyone that needs to see it.

***Michael’s new book entitled “Lost Prophecies Of The Future Of America” is now available in paperback and for the Kindle on Amazon.com.***

About the Author: My name is Michael Snyder and my brand new book entitled “Lost Prophecies Of The Future Of America” is now available on Amazon.com.  By purchasing the book you help to support the work that my wife and I are doing, and by giving it to others you help to multiply the impact that we are having on people all over the globe.  I have published thousands of articles on The Economic Collapse BlogEnd Of The American Dream, and The Most Important News, and the articles that I publish on those sites are republished on dozens of other prominent websites all over the globe.  I always freely and happily allow others to republish my articles on their own websites, but I also ask that they include this “About the Author” section with each article.  In addition to my new book, I have written four others that are available on Amazon.com including The Beginning Of The EndGet Prepared Now, and Living A Life That Really Matters. (#CommissionsEarned)  The material contained in this article is for general information purposes only, and readers should consult licensed professionals before making any legal, business, financial, or health decisions.  I encourage you to follow me on social media on Facebook and Twitter, and anyway that you can share these articles with others is a great help.  During these very challenging times, people will need hope more than ever before, and it is our goal to share the gospel of Jesus Christ with as many people as we possibly can.

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Seattle cops find machete, mortar, hatchet, spike strips, shields in tent at public park during protest-related cleanup

Seattle police officers found various weapons as well as homemade spike strips and dozens of makeshift shields in a tent at a public park Tuesday morning, police
said.

What are the details?

Police said they were providing security during a Seattle Parks Department cleanup at Cal Anderson Park where workers were set to repair a damaged field house and pick up trash that had been piling up since the park’s closure June 30.

The damage and subsequent repairs were related to ongoing protests, the Seattle Times said.


A camper packs up belongings while preparing to leave Cal Anderson Park in the Capitol Hill Organized Protest (CHOP) zone on June 30, 2020 in Seattle, Washington. City crews removed barriers at one entrance to the CHOP and placed park closure notices throughout Cal Anderson Park.Photo by David Ryder/Getty Images

But when workers with the parks department were cleaning out a tent in the area, police said they found what they believed were weapons.

So officers obtained a warrant to search the tent and recovered a machete, hatchet, homemade spike strips, an unexploded mortar, and multiple makeshift shields, police said.


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Image source: Seattle police

Officers removed the items from the tent and placed them into evidence, police said, adding that no arrests have been made although an investigation is ongoing.

Protest hub

The park has been a hub for some protesters, the Times noted, adding that in recent weeks a camp grew in the park where protesters gathered for marches, handed out goggles and helmets, and occupied a previously locked and boarded-up city rental facility to distribute food to people living in the park.

Not the kindest of welcomes

A video was posted to YouTube showing officers gathered at the park while several people — presumably protesters — went verbally ballistic on the cops for their presence amid the park cleanup.

“Are you a white supremacist?” one man yells at the officers.

“That’s a registered f***ing hate symbol recognized by the Southern Poverty Law Center!” a woman screams at one cop. “You’re a f***ing white supremacist, you piece of s**t! I hope you die tonight, b***h!”

The woman can be heard calling another officer a “f***ing coon” and declares, “I’m taking your job, b***h!”

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VIDEO: Leftist ‘mob’ surrounds, harasses Seattle photojournalist; one militant threatens to come to his house, break his car windows

A Seattle photojournalist recorded video of a leftist “mob” harassing him Wednesday as he was inside his vehicle — with one of the militants threatening to come his house and break his car windows.

Here’s the clip from KIRO-TV’s Jon Jussero. (Content warning: Language and flashes of the finger):

“Mob would not allow me to do my job today when trying to videotape KC Jail in Seattle,” Jussero wrote in his tweet of his video. “I tried to leave, but they surrounded my car put items on windows & continued to terrorize me. One man threaten to break my vehicle windows & come to my home. We are just trying to do our jobs.”

What are the details?

While two men were giving him the finger and putting their hands on his vehicle, Jussero is heard saying, “You’ve got to stop threatening me, sir.”

But the man he presumably was talking to — dressed in a black T-shirt emblazoned with a giant fist in the middle — told the photojournalist, “I’ll come to your house.”

At another point in the clip the same militant told Jussero, “Don’t make me break this window. Keep filming me, and I will.”

Image source: Twitter video screenshot

Soon a larger crowd is outside Jussero’s vehicle with one militant uttering “f*** you” over and over rapidly while others call Jussero “liar” and announce “KIRO in the house.”

The group also placed shirts over the vehicle’s windows presumably in attempt to prevent Jussero from recording them on video.

A fellow photojournalist — Eric Jensen from Seattle news station KOMO-TV — replied to Jussero’s tweet about the incident saying KOMO crews have endured similar treatment. Jensen added an encouraging sign off: “Keep up the good work, Jon.”

Left-wing pushback

Jussero’s tweet also attracted the attention of the left.

One true believer commented, “If you continue to ignore the behavior of the police you will continue to not be welcome at or near protests against police violence. Right now you are acting as a propaganda arm of the police, and that will absolutely not be tolerated quietly.”

Another comment was more sinister: “Well when your organization has a reputation for being the tireless propaganda arm of the white supremacist police, constantly broadcasting their lies without question, I guess what happens happens. People should show up at your house. You should be afraid to show your face.”

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Black Lives Matter protesters in Seattle demand white residents ‘give up’ their homes

Shocking video shows Black Lives Matter protesters walking through a Seattle neighborhood this week demanding that white residents “give up” their homes.

The video shows demonstrators shouting “Black Lives Matter” as they march through a historically black neighborhood they claim has been gentrified by white residents.

“Do you know that before your white a** came here this was all black people?” a man in the video said, screaming at residents in the neighborhood. “Do you know people like you came in here and basically bought all the land from the black people for less than what it was worth, kicked them out so you could live here?”

“Do you know that? Cause if you don’t, now you f**king do. Now do something about it!” the man continued.

A woman with a megaphone is later heard telling residents to “open your wallet.”

“Give black people back their homes!” the woman screamed. “You’re sitting there comfortably — comfortable as f**k as if they didn’t help gentrify this neighborhood! I used to live in this neighborhood, and my family was pushed out, and you’re sitting up there having a good time with your other white friends!”

Seattle is the third-most gentrified major U.S. city, trailing Washington, D.C., and Portland, a study conducted by the Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia found.

But, according to the Seattle Times, gentrification — the process of changing neighborhood demographics by moving in affluent residents and businesses — “may do more good than harm.”

From the Times:

That runs counter to the common perception of gentrification, a trend seen in many American cities in recent years. As young professionals, empty-nesters and other more affluent people rediscovered the appeal of city living, they’ve moved into the urban core. That new wealth rapidly changes city neighborhoods, many of which had suffered from decades of blight and population loss.

But there’s a detrimental side to gentrification. As property values and rents rise, original residents — poorer and often people of color — can be pushed out of the neighborhood.

As the New York Post reported, another clip of Black Lives Matter protesters in Seattle from Wednesday showed the demonstrators telling white residents to “get the f**k out.”

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Seattle police chief resigns after city council votes to slash police budget and cut up to 100 officers

Seattle Police Chief Carmen Best — who has denounced “mob rule” in the city amid Black Lives Matter protests and has been targeted by “aggressive protesters” — announced her resignation Monday night.

The decision came only hours after the Seattle City Council voted 7-1 to cut the police department annual budget by about $3 million, a move that could reduce the department’s force by 100 officers, KING-TV reported.

The outlet reported that Best’s resignation was “due to council actions, including a proposed massive pay cut, plus the council’s refusal to denounce marches to her house.”

Best was also reportedly excluded from the council’s discussions about police budget cuts and other changes to the police department.

In a letter to Seattle police officers, Best thanked them for their service alongside her for more than 28 years and urged them to “take care of one another.”

“I am confident the department will make it through these difficult times,” she added. “You truly are the best police department in the country, and please trust me when I say, the vast majority of people in Seattle support you and appreciate you.”

Seattle Mayor Jenny Durkan issued a response shortly after accepting Best’s resignation “with a very heavy heart.”

According to KCPQ-TV’s Brandi Kruse, the chief was outspoken in her opposition to budget cuts and was specifically offended by a proposal to cut her pay by 40%.

“I do feel like it’s … animus toward me specifically,” Best reportedly told Kruse in an interview.

Earlier in the summer, police evacuated a six-block area of Seattle as CHAZ (or CHOP) protesters set up an autonomous zone. While Democratic state and local officials did little to stop them and rejected the use of police to dismantle the zone, Best condemned the situation as “absolutely appalling.”

“Rapes, robberies and all sorts of violent acts have been occurring in the area and we’re not able to get to [them],” Best lamented.

KING-TV reports that Best and Durkan will further explain the chief’s decision to resign in a press conference Tuesday morning. Best, who took on the department’s top role in 2018, was the first black police chief in Seattle’s history.

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Silent majority roars in Seattle: Massive pro-police rally held ahead of defund the police vote

The so-called “silent majority” spoke very loudly in Seattle on Sunday.

City residents turned out in droves for a “Back the Blue” rally outside city hall ahead of a major vote on Monday that would take funding away from the city’s police department.

Videos and photographs posted to social media showed what appeared to be thousands of people outside Seattle City Hall, adorned in blue shirts and holding signs to show support for law enforcement.

Seattle resident John Balph, who said that police reforms are needed and called Black Lives Matter “a very worthy movement,” said that defunding the police department is a “haphazard” prospect.

“There’s bad enough news from the White House and Trump,” Balph told the Seattle Times. “But it’s depressing to live in Seattle right now.”

“Is this the city the council wants to represent, a deserted city?” he continued. “It’s not the Seattle I want to live in. But average citizens can’t do anything about it. It’s very frustrating.”

The pro-police rally came ahead of a controversial vote by the Seattle City Council that will likely slash a significant portion of the Seattle Police Department’s budget — although the cuts will not amount to 50%, a number that anti-police advocates had sought.

“We are going forward together on a grand social experiment. We will have a smaller police department than we did for 2019, attorney Scott Lindsay, a former city official, told KOMO-TV.

The vote comes after the city council has already made significant cuts to the police department, targeting the SWAT team, the mounted division, the harbor division, and the Navigation Team,” a division of the police department dedicated to handling homeless people.

Pro-police demonstrators who protested the inevitable police budget cuts said that just because law enforcement reform is needed, that does not mean police budgets should be cut.

“Just because we need more social programs does not mean we need to defund the SPD. We can have both. We can fund the SPD, fund crime protection and fund law enforcement,” a woman told KOMO.

Counter-protesters, including Antifa, showed up on Sunday, but the demonstration remained largely peaceful, according to the Times, with the exception of a small fight.

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Protesters sue Seattle, claiming they need ‘expensive’ protective gear to demonstrate safely

A group of protesters has filed a lawsuit against the city of Seattle, claiming the police department’s anti-riot tactics have forced demonstrators to buy prohibitively “expensive” protective gear in order to continue to enjoy their First Amendment rights.

What are the details?

KIRO-TV reported that the suit was filed Monday “on behalf of five protesters who attended the July 25 protest on Capitol Hill that police later declared a riot, seek[ing] an order from a judge to stop the city from using controversial tactics on protesters, including blast balls and pepper spray.”

“Because protestors now must purchase expensive equipment to be assured that they will be able to protest safely,” the filing claims, “the indiscriminate use of weapons by [the Seattle Police Department] implicates equal protection.”

It went to on say that “each of the Plaintiffs was unable to protest for a period of time for want of additional gear necessitated by SPD’s unmitigated and indiscriminate tactics utilized without restraint.”

The plaintiffs further argue that “the continued misuse of war munitions by SPD against civilians turns the streets — a public forum and site of protest — into a pay-to-protest racket where only a privileged few who are wealthy enough or popular enough to crowdsource funds to purchase gear akin to that used by the police department they fund can truly be in the streets.”

Fox News reported that some of the items listed as necessary protest gear “included boots, gloves, helmets and gas masks.”

The Seattle City Council is currently considering plans to slash its police spending by at least 50%, a prospect that was not lost on the plaintiffs who declared, “It is chilling to the bone that this quelling is occurring at the hands of SPD — the agency whose very existence is being challenged, its funding debated this week.”

The Seattle City Attorney’s Office issued a statement to KIRO in reaction to the suit, saying they would look into the claims. The plaintiffs are asking for a judge to order the city to cease using certain “less-lethal weapons to control and suppress demonstrations,” and to pay for the protesters’ costs associated with filing the lawsuit.

Anything else?

Seattle descended into chaos as part of the nationwide protests following the death of George Floyd in late May, and part of the city became occupied and turned into what was known as the Capitol Hill Autonomous Zone.

The police department abandoned its precinct in the area for weeks, leading to delays in responding to calls over several blocks. Multiple people were shot and at least one person was killed during the cop-free CHOP take-over, but police were eventually able to dismantle the encampment, arresting dozens of demonstrators.

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Black man chants ‘All Lives Matter!’ as white Seattle leftists try getting him to stop. But he’s had enough: ‘F*** Black Lives Matter!’

Journalist Katie Daviscourt
caught some eye-opening moments as left-wing Antifa militants gathered in a Seattle intersection Sunday presumably in the hopes of starting a confrontation with police.

But as it turns out, the throng pushing the marxist Black Lives Matter movement upon America got some painful pushback — courtesy of two black men who clearly have had enough.

What happened?

One black man began kicking down a pitiful barricade spanning the width of the street that rioters created out of trash containers and miscellaneous pieces of garbage — and told them all exactly what he thinks about their movement.

“All Lives Matter! All Lives Matter!” the black man chanted as he booted container after container, dismantling the barrier. “All Lives Matter!”

Right on cue, what appeared to be three white people rushed toward the black man messing with their trash right in front of them. One woman was particularly angry, ordering the black man to “get back!” and “get out of here!”


Image source: Twitter video screenshot

A couple of other BLM activists who appeared to be black stepped in to try to calm things down — but the guy was only getting started.

He then stalked in front of the barrier, raised his arm, and let out another “All Lives Matter!” chant right at the BLM throng. They tried to drown him out with a counter-“Black Lives Matter!” chant, but he kept right on going.


Image source: Twitter video screenshot

And when he was done, he gave them all a middle finger and said, “F*** Black Lives Matter!” and walked away.


Image source: Twitter video screenshot

Content warning: Language:

Anything else?

Another black man got on a megaphone and berated the BLM and Antifa faithful for the trash barricade. He got into arguments with several left-wing black men who didn’t appreciate him throwing light on their pitiful gesture — and again, right on cue, a white man mustered up the gall to lecture him on his actions.

Content warning: Language:

Things are not looking up in Seattle at the moment. After having finally dispensed with the militant “CHOP” autonomous zone that plagued an area of downtown for weeks, the leftists are at it again, stirring up trouble — and Chief Carmen Best told businesses in a Friday letter that they’re essentially on their own when it comes to rioters.

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Radio host mocked Trump by saying Seattle protests were peaceful, then rioters torched his apartment building

A Seattle radio host believed that the protests in Seattle were peaceful. That was up until rioters attempted to burn down his apartment building.

Last month, ESPN radio host Paul Gallant replied to President Donald Trump on Twitter. The president was criticizing Seattle Mayor Jenny Durkan (D) for allowing “the anarchists takeover of her city.” President Trump razzed Durkan over her comments that made light of riots in Seattle, especially when she called the Capitol Hill Autonomous Zone a “block party” and said it would be a “summer of love,” a remark she later admitted she regretted uttering.

“The terrorists burn and pillage our cities, and they think it is just wonderful, even the death,” Trump tweeted. “Must end this Seattle takeover now!”

Gallant assured the president that he didn’t see “burning, pillaging, or deaths.” The radio host then instructed President Trump to “Chill dawg.”

Fast forward to this weekend, when Seattle was undeniably being burned and pillaged. Vandals set fire to a construction site at the King County Youth Service Center/Judge Patricia H. Clark Children and Family Justice Center.

Rioters also attacked and looted a Starbucks in Seattle. New York Times correspondent Mike Baker shared a video of the torched detention center and Starbucks.

Sadly, the rioters attacked a Starbucks that had residential apartments above, and the fire forced the residents to evacuate the smoldering building. Unfortunately for Gallant, he lived above the Starbucks that was vandalized and set ablaze. Gallant said police officers instructed him to stay away from his home because there could be explosives inside the Starbucks.

Gallant was rightfully furious that his home had been attacked. The “Danny & Gallant” radio host was so concerned about the violence in Seattle that he said he felt the need to buy a gun to protect himself. “I feel like I need to buy a firearm, because clearly this is going to keep happening,” Gallant tweeted. “Enough is enough.”

Once Twitter users found Gallant’s old tweet saying that Seattle is peaceful, many of them suggested for him to “Chill dawg.” To Gallant’s credit, he found the humor in the ironic twist of fate.

“Woke up to a bunch of ppl tweeting ‘Chill Dawg’ at me. I laughed,” Gallant wrote. “I stand by what I originally said. 5 weeks ago, Chaz/Chop/whatever didn’t seem as bad as portrayed by those outside of it. I’d walked through it a few times. Then burning & pillaging actually happened. Classic.”

Hopefully, Gallant is back in his home soon enough.

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Protesters injure 12 Seattle police officers, set fire in a precinct, damage businesses in anti-cop demonstrations

A dozen Seattle Police Department officers were injured and multiple businesses and police facilities were vandalized during weekend anti-police protests, My Northwest reported.

What started as a peaceful protest Sunday morning became rowdy and violent when some protesters showed up a few hours into the demonstration with baseball bats, paint, and fireworks.

Rioters marched through the streets smashing windows, tagging buildings with graffiti, and looting some businesses.

The group attacked police officers standing outside the Seattle Police Department’s West Precinct with bottles and rocks. Some officers were injured by fireworks thrown at them by the rioters.

The destructive march continued through the city to the Capitol Hill area, which was the site of the Capitol Hill Autonomous Zone, also known as the Capitol Hill Organized Protest, which occupied 6-9 blocks of the city surrounding the SPD East Precinct for about two weeks.

When the group arrived at Capitol Hill, they damaged more businesses, looted, and even set a fire inside one business that was broken into.

They got to the East Precinct, which has only recently been recovered by SPD after they abandoned it to CHAZ protesters, and broke out windows at the front of the building and set a small fire inside with fireworks.

Seattle Police called the riots a “very concerted effort at property damage of certain businesses and government facilities.” The department shared pictures of some of the damage on Twitter. They reportedly targeted specific businesses:

Police said the group targeted several businesses, including an Amazon store and Starbucks coffee shop. The Macy’s downtown also had windows broken.

There’s no word yet on how much the damage will cost or if there will be more arrests.

Arson/bomb detectives along with members of the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms are conducting the follow-up investigations related to the arson and the fireworks.

“Demonstrators went from Westlake Park to the Municipal Courthouse and then headed back north to the West Precinct…leaving behind a trail of property destruction. These are criminal acts, not peaceful protests,” the post read.

A majority of the Seattle City Council supports severely cutting Seattle Police Department funding in 2020, although Mayor Jenny Durkan is trying to push such measures back by at least one year. From the Seattle Times:

Last week, seven of nine council members said they would support a high-level proposal — laid out by the coalitions Decriminalize Seattle and King County Equity Now — to cut police spending by 50% and redirect the money to alternative 911 responders, community services and affordable housing.

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Socialist Seattle council member vows to replace capitalism with socialism worldwide

An avowed socialist member of the Seattle City Council has issued a video statement threatening anyone — particularly Amazon founder Jeff Bezos — who tries to stand in the way of the agenda of “working people” and vowing to replace the “rotten system” of capitalism with socialism worldwide.

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City Journal’s Christopher Rufo posted footage of Seattle City Councilwoman Kshama Sawant (Socialist) delivering what he called an “unhinged rant” following the passage of the city’s so-called “Amazon tax” on Monday — a progressive scheme targeting major businesses.

In the video, Sawant directly addressed Bezos, whose company pushed back against a similar initiative in 2018, saying, “I have a message for Jeff Bezos and his class: If you attempt again to overturn the Amazon tax, working people will go all out in the thousands to defeat you. And we will not stop there.”

Indeed, Sawant did not stop there with her threat to Bezos and his “class.” She pledged to take down capitalism globally and replace it with socialism, saying:

You see, we are fighting for far more than this tax. We are preparing the ground for a different kind of society, and if you, Jeff Bezos, want to drive that process forward by lashing out against us in our modest demands, then so be it. Because we are coming for you and your rotten system. We are coming to dismantle this deeply oppressive, racist, sexist, violent, utterly bankrupt system of capitalism. This police state. We cannot and will not stop until we overthrow it, and replace it with a world based, instead, on solidarity, genuine democracy, and equality: a socialist world. Thank you.

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Sawant, apparently emboldened by the passage of the Amazon tax she has been pushing for years, drew the ire of Seattle Mayor Jenny Durkan (D) last week over a separate issue.

Durkan called for the socialist to be investigated by the city council, alleging that Sawant led a group of protesters to the mayor’s house and threatened Durkan and her family. Sawant denied organizing the protest, but she did speak at the event.

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ABC claims ‘luxury car’ responsible for killing protester on highway, excludes fact that the driver was black

ABC News was harshly criticized Sunday for whitewashing the story of a Black Lives Matter protester, 24-year-old Summer Taylor,
who was killed while demonstrating on a Seattle highway over the weekend.

ABC News reported, “A young protester has died from injuries she suffered when a luxury car plowed into her and another woman during a Black Lives Matter protest Saturday on a Seattle freeway that has been shut down for days due to the civil unrest, police said.”

The story was reminiscent of when a white nationalist plowed into a crowd of demonstrators in Charlottesville, Virginia, in 2017,
killing Heather Heyer.

Except that’s not what happened on Seattle’s I-5 highway late Saturday. The reported driver of the “luxury car” was Dawit Kelete, a black man.

ABC News was subsequently bashed on social media for excluding the key detail about the driver to instead claim his car was responsible for striking the demonstrators.

  • Greg Gutfeld said, “‘luxury car.’ you know they discussed how to adjust this narrative when it didn’t fit the game plan. Our media is irredeemably evil. and every time i see evidence of it, it’s like i’m discovering it for the first time.
  • “Saying that the driver was black doesn’t fit the narrative, so they went for luxury car. If he can’t be judged evil because of his race, they make it about class,” another person said.
  • “‘Luxury car’ lmao. Black driver doesn’t quite fit huh?” another person responded.
  • “If the roles were reversed, @ABC headline would read ‘Racist white man deliberately plows down 2 peaceful BLM protesters, who were just singing and dancing’. We know that, because that is exactly what they do,” another commenter noted.
  • “Why does ABC think it’s unthinkable that a black man would be driving a Jaguar?” another person responded.
  • “Apparently black people are only defended when it fits the narrative. Now they’re trying to pretend the guy is rich so he must be evil obviously,” another person said.

As TheBlaze reported, Kelete was apprehended a short time after striking Taylor and another demonstrator. He was booked in the King County Jail on two charges of vehicular assault.

He was, in fact, driving a Jaguar, which is widely seen as a luxury car.

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Seattle mayor demands city council investigate and punish member for leading protest to mayor’s home

Seattle Mayor Jenny Durkan is calling for the city council to investigate one of their own after she led a protest at the mayor’s home on Sunday.

Durkan, who praised and supported the protests at the Capitol Hill, said the protest endangered her family and her children when it came to her house.

She blamed Seattle City Council member Kshama Sawant, who spoke at the protest.

“She and organizers knew that my address was protected under the state confidentiality program because of threats against me due largely to my work as U.S. Attorney,” the mayor wrote in the letter on Tuesday.

“All of us have joined hundreds of demonstrations across the city, but Councilmember Sawant and her followers chose to do so with reckless disregard of the safety of my family and children,” she added.

“I completely respect that any of us may disagree on policy issues, sometimes strongly,” Durkan continued. “However, policy disagreements do not justify a council member who potentially uses their position in violation of law or who recklessly undermines the safety of others, all for political theatre.”

Protesters targeted her home after Durkan announced last week that the city would no longer support the Capitol Hill Organized Protest encampment and would seek to remove the concrete barriers that helped define the autonomous zone. But the CHOP remains intact.

Sawant is an avowed socialist who has openly advocated for the complete dismantling of capitalism.

When asked about the mayor’s letter, she told the Seattle Times it was an attack on the entire Black Lives Matter movement. She also denied organizing the protest at Durkan’s home.

Here’s the video from the protest at Durkan’s house:


Protesters march to Seattle Mayor Durkan’s house as ‘CHOP’ scene continues

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Seattle mayor met with CHOP protesters and gave them a deadline for the barriers to come down

Seattle Mayor Jenny Durkan met with protesters of the contentious CHOP encampment and gave them a deadline for when the city would be dismantling the barriers that border the zone.

According to an independent journalist who reported on the meeting, Durkan told the protesters that the city would take down the barriers on Sunday, except for those around the East Precinct police station.

Durkan told protesters at the meeting to not livestream the meeting, nor to tweet about it at the time.

Protesters reiterated their demands, which included defunding the police force by 50% and channeling the funds to social services.


VIDEO: Mayor meets with CHOP leaders after demonstrators stop crews from barricade removal

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The meeting followed upon a failed attempt by the city to dismantle the barriers. Protesters refused to allow city workers access and they eventually gave in.

While most protesters have lost interest in the Capitol Hill Autonomous Zone, as it was once called, and left, a new group of protesters calling itself the “Black Collective Voices” has tried to seize leadership.

“If the people of Seattle choose to hold the space at CHOP, Black Collective Voices will stay here,” said Naudia Miller, a BCV leader.

“We will not be bought off,” she added, “we will not attend meetings where the goal is to buy us off, we are here to dismantle systemic racism.”

Here’s another local news report about Durkan’s meeting:


Seattle mayor says barricades in CHOP zone will come down this weekend

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