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Portland cop charged for driving into alleged looter who ran from shop during riot — and alleged looter’s charges are dropped

A now-retired Portland police officer is accused of driving into an alleged looter who ran from a shop during a riot this summer — and while the former officer has been indicted, the alleged looter’s charges have been dropped, the Oregonian reported.

What are the details?

A Multnomah County grand jury charged Scott Groshong with official misconduct, third-degree assault, and failure to perform the duties of a driver, the paper said, citing a source familiar with the investigation who’s not authorized to speak about it.

Groshong — who retired in August after a 27-year career — was working undercover surveillance and driving an unmarked van during a mid-June protest, the Oregonian said.

Here’s video of incident:


Alleged Portland skate shop thief struck by police van

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Daryl Turner, president of the Portland Police Association, condemned Groshong’s prosecution and suggested politics is playing a role in the case, the paper added.

The Oregonian noted that while the indictment hasn’t been filed in court, the police union and the manager of the Portland Skate and Snowboard shop said the incident occurred June 15 just before midnight.

More from the paper:

Groshong and Portland police Sgt. Chris Kenagy were doing surveillance in the area of Northwest Ninth Avenue and Davis Street and heard glass breaking, according to court records from arrests made that night. Groshong drove up to the skate shop and recorded one man reaching in and taking two skateboards and another snagging a third board before running off, the records indicate.

A short time later, another man walked up to the store, stole a helmet and darted across the street, said shop manager Kevin Nimick.

A video by an area resident caught an unmarked black van racing east on Davis Street up to the alleged helmet thief, who was running across the street near 9th Avenue, and shows the van strike him near the intersection, knocking him off his feet and onto the sidewalk. […]

The driver’s side door of the black van opened but no one appears to have stepped out of the vehicle, and the man who had been struck ran off, according to the video.

The alleged looter — who appears to drop the stolen helmet and leave it behind before running away — was arrested a few blocks away, the Oregonian said.

But his burglary and criminal mischief charges were later dismissed, the paper said, and he actually accused Groshong later on of driving into him and then driving away.

According to Turner, Groshong said that allegation is false, and the alleged looter ran in front of the vehicle of an independent witness near the scene and didn’t show any sign of injury, the Oregonian noted.

“Instead of the suspect facing consequences for looting, this veteran police officer finds himself the target of misplaced criminal charges,” Turner said in his statement, according to the paper. “Incredibly, this suspect now claims the police knowingly hit him with the undercover surveillance van when the officer drove towards him to document his criminal acts. That claim is false, self-serving, and runs completely counter to the independent eyewitness who observed the suspect running away from the scene of his crime.”

Also, Turner said the grand jury didn’t hear from the independent witness when the case was presented by an outside prosecutor, the Oregonian noted.

“There is no justice when politics are injected into the criminal justice system,” he noted in his statement, according to the paper, adding that “once the full picture is revealed, we are confident that justice will prevail and the officer will be exonerated of all charges. We stand by our officer, truth, and justice.”

Kenagy, who was riding with Groshong, has not been charged, the paper said, adding that Groshong’s lawyer did not return a call for comment Wednesday night.

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Alleged looter Grand jury indictment Hit by vehicle Intelwars police officer Portland riots retired watch

Portland cop charged for driving into alleged looter who ran from shop during riot — and alleged looter’s charges are dropped

A now-retired Portland police officer is accused of driving into an alleged looter who ran from a shop during a riot this summer — and while the former officer has been indicted, the alleged looter’s charges have been dropped, the Oregonian reported.

What are the details?

A Multnomah County grand jury charged Scott Groshong with official misconduct, third-degree assault, and failure to perform the duties of a driver, the paper said, citing a source familiar with the investigation who’s not authorized to speak about it.

Groshong — who retired in August after a 27-year career — was working undercover surveillance and driving an unmarked van during a mid-June protest, the Oregonian said.

Here’s video of incident:


Alleged Portland skate shop thief struck by police van

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Daryl Turner, president of the Portland Police Association, condemned Groshong’s prosecution and suggested politics is playing a role in the case, the paper added.

The Oregonian noted that while the indictment hasn’t been filed in court, the police union and the manager of the Portland Skate and Snowboard shop said the incident occurred June 15 just before midnight.

More from the paper:

Groshong and Portland police Sgt. Chris Kenagy were doing surveillance in the area of Northwest Ninth Avenue and Davis Street and heard glass breaking, according to court records from arrests made that night. Groshong drove up to the skate shop and recorded one man reaching in and taking two skateboards and another snagging a third board before running off, the records indicate.

A short time later, another man walked up to the store, stole a helmet and darted across the street, said shop manager Kevin Nimick.

A video by an area resident caught an unmarked black van racing east on Davis Street up to the alleged helmet thief, who was running across the street near 9th Avenue, and shows the van strike him near the intersection, knocking him off his feet and onto the sidewalk. […]

The driver’s side door of the black van opened but no one appears to have stepped out of the vehicle, and the man who had been struck ran off, according to the video.

The alleged looter — who appears to drop the stolen helmet and leave it behind before running away — was arrested a few blocks away, the Oregonian said.

But his burglary and criminal mischief charges were later dismissed, the paper said, and he actually accused Groshong later on of driving into him and then driving away.

According to Turner, Groshong said that allegation is false, and the alleged looter ran in front of the vehicle of an independent witness near the scene and didn’t show any sign of injury, the Oregonian noted.

“Instead of the suspect facing consequences for looting, this veteran police officer finds himself the target of misplaced criminal charges,” Turner said in his statement, according to the paper. “Incredibly, this suspect now claims the police knowingly hit him with the undercover surveillance van when the officer drove towards him to document his criminal acts. That claim is false, self-serving, and runs completely counter to the independent eyewitness who observed the suspect running away from the scene of his crime.”

Also, Turner said the grand jury didn’t hear from the independent witness when the case was presented by an outside prosecutor, the Oregonian noted.

“There is no justice when politics are injected into the criminal justice system,” he noted in his statement, according to the paper, adding that “once the full picture is revealed, we are confident that justice will prevail and the officer will be exonerated of all charges. We stand by our officer, truth, and justice.”

Kenagy, who was riding with Groshong, has not been charged, the paper said, adding that Groshong’s lawyer did not return a call for comment Wednesday night.

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HS student listed as ‘Black Guy’ in basketball team yearbook photo; all other players are white and listed by name

An Indiana high school student was listed as “Black Guy” in his basketball team’s yearbook photo while the rest of the players — all of whom are white — were listed by name.

What are the details?

Superintendent Laura Hammack and Brown County High School Principal Matthew Stark issued an apology letter Monday calling the incident “a truly reprehensible error,” WRTV-TV reported.


Image source: WXIN-TV video screenshot

“We acknowledge that yearbook is the only class at this school where all assignments and homework are published for all to see,” the statement reads, according to the station. “We strive for perfection and hope any errors are minor and inconsequential. This is not an inconsequential error.”

In response, the district launched an investigation and consequences will be determined when the investigation is completed, WRTV reported, citing the superintendent and principal’s statement.

The yearbook is typically created by the yearbook class and overseen and edited by teachers, WXIN-TV reported.

“Our district has been working to advance equity and inclusion for all protected classes; however, an occasion like this evidences the need for expanded response,” the statement also says, the station noted. “We are committed to ensuring that Brown County Schools provide a welcoming, safe, inclusive, and equitable school community. We remain relentless in our pursuit of the same.”

The letter also said the district “is working collaboratively with the student’s family to find ways to rectify the situation,” WRTV said, adding that the error is a “clear violation of our nondiscrimination policy.”

Hammack addressed the issue Monday in a Facebook video saying, “This has been a really hard day for a student and for a family. And we will work hard to make sure that a student and a family who are experiencing what they’re experiencing today don’t need to experience the same feelings moving forward,” WXIN noted.

Nearly 97% of Brown County residents are white while 0.7% are black, the Kansas City Star reported, adding that Hammack said a possible solution is issuing yearbook reprint and allowing students to exchange them for free.

The superintendent also said she’s working with the yearbook publisher on a future solution, WXIN said.

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CAREN Act — which bans false, racially biased 911 calls — unanimously approved by San Francisco supervisors

San Francisco’s Board of Supervisors has approved the ban of false, racially biased calls to 911, KPIX-TV reported.

The CAREN Act — Caution Against Racial and Exploitative Non-Emergencies Act — was unanimously passed Tuesday by all 11 supervisors, the station said.

The term “Karen” has become mockingly synonymous with women — usually white women — who confront others without provocation over small issues and sometimes call 911 so police can step in and stop it. Sometimes a “Karen” adds race to the mix when contacting authorities.

“We want to make sure people don’t continue to weaponize emergency calls to law enforcement,” Supervisor Shamann Walton, who authored the measure, told KPIX. Walton began pushing the legislation in July.

What are the details?

Under the CAREN Act, calls to 911 that discriminate over someone’s race, ethnicity, national origin, place of birth, sexual orientation, gender identity or religion is banned — and targets of such calls will be allowed to sue the caller, the station said.

“Communities of color have the right to go about daily activities without being threatened by someone calling 911 on them due to someone’s racism,” Walton added, according to KPIX. “Rather than calling the police or law enforcement on your neighbor or someone who you think doesn’t look like they should be your neighbor, try talking to them and getting to know them. Let’s build relationships in our communities.”

The station spoke to early voters who supported the measure.

Nicole Didondiff told KPIX the CAREN is needed to combat 911 callers who “are using their white privilege to create trouble for someone else that isn’t based in reality.”

Jason Powers told the station that “people with privilege like myself use that to our advantage sometimes and a lot of that uncertainty that comes from not knowing people of color allows us the space to make those accusations safely — and it’s gonna take a hard check to get some of that righted. So I think it’s an interesting and potentially game changing measure.”

The board will vote on the CAREN Act again at next Tuesday’s meeting before it heads to Mayor London Breed’s desk, KPIX reported.

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Attack on police Facebook livestream Intelwars North Carolina Police watch

Thug beats cop’s face bloody in brutal attack livestreamed on Facebook. Of course, it features laughing onlookers egging on suspect.

A North Carolina police officer was airlifted to a hospital early Saturday morning after he was beaten while trying to make an arrest — and the attack was livestreamed on Facebook, left his face bloody, and featured laughing onlookers.

What are the details?

Rowland Officer Michael Sale, 27, responded to a disturbance call and was beaten while trying to arrest a man, Chief Hubert B. Graham
told WPDE-TV.


Image source: Twitter video screenshot via @KittyLists

A bystander recorded the attack on cellphone, and it went live on Facebook, the station said, adding that the video gained dozens of shares. The video lasted 11 minutes,
WPDE reported in an earlier story.

The station said the officer asked a man for assistance, but the man refused. Several people came outside, and some urged others to help, WPDE noted. The officer was repeatedly punched in the face.

The clip does show one man pulling the attacker away from the officer, but another man is heard saying, “Let ’em whup his ass! Let ’em whup his ass!”

Image source: Twitter video screenshot via @KittyLists

After the man lets go, the beating continues. “Don’t you let that man take you to f***in’ jail!” the same man is heard saying to the attacker.

The following are several clips of the attack. (Content warning: Language):

What happened after help arrived?

Graham told WPDE that there was concern Officer Sale broke a bone around his eye, so he was airlifted to a hospital. He has since been discharged and is recovering at home with his family, the station said in a follow-up story.

Authorities charged Jamel Alphonso Rogers with assault with a deadly weapon with intentions to kill while inflicting serious injuries, kidnapping, and two counts of resisting a public officer, the station said.

Jamel Alphonso Rogers Image source: Robeson County Detention Center

Rogers appeared before a judge Monday and his bond was set at $500,000, WPDE said, adding that he’s being held at Robeson County Detention Center and that it’s unlikely Rogers will make bond.

Graham said Sale was the only officer on duty Friday night, the station said, which is why it took some time for backup to arrive.

“He was working by himself that night,” the chief said in a separate story. “That is being worked on.”

Graham also told WPDE he wishes others had stepped up to help “because they knew the situation the officer was in.”

Robeson County Sheriff Burnis Wilkins shared his thoughts about the attack on
Facebook:

Officer Sale was surrounded by a crowd outside a store last December when he worked for the Maxton Police Department and was violently beaten by one man in the crowd, the station said. As with this weekend’s attack, the incident last year was recorded on cellphone and shared on social media, WPDE said.

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Ranting actress claims Trump supporters ‘f***ing boxed me in’ on freeway, cries that they were ‘pointing at me and laughing at a Mexican’

Actress Francia Raisa claimed Sunday, without evidence, that supporters of President Donald Trump traveling to a rally boxed her in while she was driving on Interstate 405 in southern California, wouldn’t let her go around, and ridiculed her in the process.

Raisa — the 32-year-old star of “Grown-ish” and recent kidney donor to Selena Gomez — delivered her tearful rant while driving her vehicle. (Content warning: Language):


Selena Gomez’s Kidney Donor Francia Raisa Tormented by Trump Caravan

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“I was just on the 405, and I got stuck in that stupid Trump rally, and they f***ing boxed me in and they’re pointing at me and laughing at me, saying, ‘Ha ha.’ And literally I almost crashed because they wouldn’t let me out,” she said. “I was trying to go around it. … They boxed me in on the f***ing freeway. All I wanted to do was go around. And they were just being so violent. I could have crashed. I could’ve f***ing crashed. It was so dangerous. And I just don’t understand why that’s the country that y’all are supposedly wanting right now. Really? That’s what makes America great? That’s f***ed up. I could have f***ing died right now. That was so f***ing dangerous, pointing at me and laughing at a Mexican. Oh God, that was really f***ing scary.”

‘The line of cars seems to go for miles and miles’

TMZ posted a gushing story about Raisa’s so-far unverified claims, noting Twitter clips and photos of a Trump caravan that appeared to be heading south to Newport Beach in Orange County for a Trump fundraiser:

“To celebrate, it seems like a parade of Trump flag-waving drivers are clogging the lanes and cruising incredibly slow to take their sweet time,” TMZ wrote.

“The line of cars seems to go for miles and miles — the distance from central L.A. to Newport is about 44 miles give or take — and lots of people are posting shots of the traffic jam, either in the thick of it, or passing … so it’s clear Francia dealt with something wild out there,” the outlet added.

Errol Webber, a California Republican running for Congress, posted the following video:

What was the reaction to Raisa’s claims?

As you might imagine, lots of fans and fellow left-wingers lined up behind Raisa and used her unverified claims as a reason to not vote for Trump on Election Day — but not everyone was buying her story:

“So she was driving peacefully down the road and then was attacked and tormented for no reason? That doesn’t even make sense,” one Twitter user said. “Was she flipping people off or yelling or bring an a**hole? All different colors of people today on videos from highway. No one cares that you’re Mexican!”

This user claimed Raisa was doing the tormenting: “OMG!! what a liar!! This girl has no shame. I was in that rally; she passed us with anger flipping everybody like there is no tomorrow! So they did not move out of her way… it was in [a] Latinos for Trump parade!! Why the hell are you playing the Mexican card??”

And Trump-supporting singer Joy Villa — who famously donned a “Make America Great Again” dress at the Grammys in 2017 — delivered the following video response:

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Gov. Gretchen Whitmer: ‘If you’re tired of lockdowns … wearing masks, or you wish you were in church this morning,’ then vote for Joe Biden

Michigan Democratic Gov. Gretchen Whitmer said that if Americans are weary of coronavirus lockdowns and the fallout from socioeconomic restrictions related to the pandemic, they should vote for Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden on Election Day instead of President Donald Trump.

“If you’re tired of lockdowns, or you’re tired of wearing masks, or you wish you were in church this morning or watching college football or your kids were in-person instruction, it is time for change in this country, and that’s why we’ve got to elect Joe Biden,” Whitmer told Chuck Todd on “Meet the Press” Sunday.

What else did Whitmer say?

Whitmer blasted Trump during the interview, accusing the president of inciting violence and not doing his job.

“The Trump virus response is the worst in the globe — I mean, in the world it’s the worst,” she said. “Eight million people have contracted COVID-19, 220,000 dead. We’ve got people in food pantry lines who never would have imagined that they’d be there. And no light on the horizon because our numbers keep going up. This is a gravely serious moment for all of us.”

What was the reaction?

Some Twitter users who commented on the “Meet the Press” clip said Whitmer’s insistence on Americans voting for Biden if they want lockdowns to end and if they want to go back to church sounded like a thinly veiled ultimatum:

  • “Wait, so if we elect Biden, magically we’ll be able to lift lock downs, stop wearing masks & go back to church? That’s ALL we have to do, elect Biden?” one commenter said. “Something smells like a lie here.”
  • “So is she basically admitting that they are ‘punishing us” unless we vote for Biden? That’s what it sounds like to me,” another commenter said. “I would rather be locked down for the next 4 years than put a criminal who sells out America with our tax dollars into office. No thanks.”
  • “So what’s her point, she’s holding people hostage until Trump [is] out?” another user asked. “Dictator much???”

Anything else?

In part of her interview not shown on the above video, Whitmer said Trump is inciting “domestic terrorism” due to “lock her up” chants at his Michigan rally Saturday night, the Associated Press said, and that his words are “incredibly disturbing.”

“The president is at it again and inspiring and incentivizing and inciting this kind of domestic terrorism,” Whitmer told “Meet the Press,” according to the AP. “It is wrong. It’s got to end. It is dangerous, not just for me and my family, but for public servants everywhere who are doing their jobs and trying to protect their fellow Americans. People of good will on both sides of the aisle need to step up and call this out and bring the heat down.”

Earlier this month she accused Trump of being “complicit” with “hate groups” — not unlike the group federal authorities arrested for allegedly plotting to kidnap her and overthrow the state government.

Also this month Michigan’s attorney general indicated she would no longer enforce Whitmer’s executive orders on the coronavirus after the state Supreme Court ruled the emergency powers that the governor seized were unconstitutional — a ruling Whitmer was not happy with, to say the least.

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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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Los Angeles City Council unanimously votes to create ‘unarmed response’ teams to answer ‘nonviolent’ 911 calls instead of cops

The Los Angeles City Council voted 14-0 Wednesday to establish unarmed crisis response teams that would answer nonviolent 911 calls instead of police, KTTV-TV reported.

What are the details?

“Today marks a seminal moment in our City’s history in our efforts to reimagine public safety,” Council President Nury Martinez said in a press release, according to the station. “Through this unarmed response pilot for non-violent calls, we will help Angelenos get the mental health and other support services they need from trained professionals. We will also free up police officers to do the work they are trained to do. Ultimately, this will also allow us to provide our Black and Brown communities with the resources they deserve.”

The vote comes in response to the “defund the police” movement sparked by George Floyd’s death in May.

“Calling the police on George Floyd about an alleged counterfeit $20 bill ended his life,” longtime Councilmember Herb J. Wesson, Jr. said, according to KTTV. “If George Floyd had been met with unarmed, trained specialists for the nonviolent crime he was accused of, he would be turning 47 years old today. This plan will save lives, and I’m so proud of my colleagues on the Council for voting to move this forward.”

What kinds of calls would the response team answer?

The station, citing the press release, said the kinds of calls the unarmed response team would answer include mental health, substance abuse, suicide threats, behavioral distress, conflict resolution, and welfare checks.

Anything else?

Sgt. Jeretta Sandoz of the Los Angeles Police Protective League told KTTV that she’s skeptical of the idea, since it’s based on a program in Eugene, Oregon — and Eugene is not Los Angeles.

Sandoz told the station that the Eugene program “serves a population of under 250,000, and that includes 83 percent white and almost all English-speaking.”

KTTV also said it isn’t clear how much the unarmed response teams program would cost or who would be in charge.

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Huge Trump flag unfurled over Black Lives Matter mural on NYC street in front of Trump Tower and paraded around city

Supporters of President Donald Trump decided to get together Tuesday in New York City and march around town with what they said is the largest Trump flag ever, the Daily Mail reported.

And because turnabout is fair play, the group unfurled the flag over the infamous Black Lives Matter mural on Fifth Avenue directly in front of Trump Tower, the outlet said.

Image source: Twitter video screenshot via @AJ_Cats_

You might recall far-left Mayor Bill de Blasio helped with the BLM paint job in July.

Photo by Lev Radin/Pacific Press/LightRocket via Getty Images

The controversial mural — generally viewed as a slap in Trump’s face — has been vandalized at least four times since then.

So dozens of Trump supporters dressed in Make America Great Again hats and Trump 2020 T-shirts made sure the flag covered the Black Lives Matter mural for several minutes before beginning a march toward Times Square, during which they recited the Pledge of Allegiance, shouted “Four more years!” and trolled left-wing rioters by parroting their “Whose streets? Our streets!” chant, the outlet noted.

The march of the 75-feet-by-50-feet flag, which says “Trump: Law and Order” and sports a Thin Blue Line design, was organized through a project called “Operation Flag Drop” on Facebook, the Daily Mail said.

‘We love all of you so much!’

Trump’s son Eric tweeted his appreciation to the president’s supporters:

“We love all of you so much! If I was there today (I’m campaigning in Michigan and Minnesota) I would come down and give you all a big hug!” he wrote before adding, “Happening RIGHT NOW in NYC in front of Trump Tower!”

‘No burning, no killing, no fighting, just a peaceful demonstration’

One attendee, Mariano Labsaoy of Puerto Rico, told the Daily Mail he was there to “support our great president Donald J Trump. He has made America the best country on the face of the Earth. Low unemployment, we are safer, we are better, we are stronger. That’s why I’m here to support four more years.”

Labsaoy also told the outlet that “it’s a great feeling knowing that we can use our freedom of expression, to have the freedom to do whatever we want to — all under the law. No burning, no killing, no fighting, just a peaceful demonstration. This is what is called a peaceful demonstration. At the same time, we are not insulting anyone; we are just marching exercising our constitutional right.”

Another attendee, Tina Forte, told the outlet that she and her fellow Trump supporters are “not to be ridiculed for loving our country and loving our president because we are not the party of division, we’re the heart of America. Loud and proud because Trump supporters need to get loud and proud.”

She also told the Daily Mail that “we shouldn’t be silent and called racist because we support a president who loves everyone. He loves everyone, he loves America, and you know what? He’s the leader of the free world. Under [Democratic presidential nominee Joe] Biden and [Democratic vice presidential nominee Kamala] Harris, we won’t be free anymore. We will all be communists and socialists, and that is not going to happen, not on my watch.”

The outlet noted that some onlookers cheered and clapped for the Trump supporters and no incidents were reported.

When the Trump supporters reached Times Square, they played Frank Sinatra’s “New York, New York,” and a woman holding an “Indonesian American for Trump” sign gave a speech berating those who oppose the president, the Daily Mail said.

“We are immigrants,” she said, according to the outlet. “We came here because we want a successful life.”

(H/T: Western Journal)

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Man points rifle at motorist in apparent road rage incident. But motorist grabs his own gun — and pulls trigger.

Joshua G. Taylor called 911 Friday afternoon after he was involved in a collision with another driver in what he called a road rage incident, the
River City News reported.

But while he was stopped on the side of Interstate 75 near Ft. Wright, Kentucky — and still on the phone with dispatchers — Taylor said he could see the other driver approaching with a rifle, the paper said.

What happened next?

The recording of the 911 call included a verbal confrontation between Taylor and John Patrick Abell before gunshots were heard, the News said, citing a release from Kenton County Commonwealth’s Attorney Rob Sanders’ office.

Taylor told dispatch he fired shots from his own gun and struck Abell, the paper said, after which Taylor began administering first aid.

Abell, 41, was taken to a hospital where he was pronounced dead from multiple gunshot wounds, the News noted, adding that police questioned Taylor, 43, and released him Friday evening.

Sanders told the paper no charges would be filed since the incident involved the use of justifiable force.

“Kentucky law states an individual is justified in the use of physical force upon another when the individual believes such force is necessary to protect against the use of unlawful force by another person,” Sanders said, according to the News. “The investigation by Ft. Wright and Kenton County Police Departments conclusively found the shooter was reasonably in fear for his own life and responded lawfully.”

Investigators found a Tikka 30-06 rifle on the ground near the spot where Abell fell, the paper said, adding that a Taurus 9 mm handgun was recovered from Taylor — who’s believed to have fired four times.

While Abell didn’t fire his rifle — it was unloaded with a trigger lock in place — Sanders told the News “there was no way for Mr. Taylor to know the rifle being stuck in his face was inoperable, so that does not make his reaction unreasonable or unlawful.”

Sanders added to the paper that “anyone who has a gun pointed at him should always assume the gun is loaded.”

Both Abell and Taylor were lawfully in possession of their guns, the News said, adding that Kentucky no longer requires a permit to carry concealed weapons and doesn’t require gun registration.

Anything else?

The paper said that while Abell’s autopsy and toxicology reports are still pending, investigators found multiple empty liquor containers in Abell’s SUV, and witnesses suspected Abell was impaired due to his driving before the collision.

“Mr. Taylor was coming home from his place of employment in Boone County,” Sanders told the News, “and Mr. Abell is believed to have been headed home from a day of fishing.”

As the two vehicles approached an on-ramp, contact between the two caused Abell’s SUV to spin out, coming to rest in the gore between the interstate and the on-ramp, the News reported. Then Taylor pulled over and called 911.

Sanders added to the paper that it’s unknown why Abell was driving aggressively.

More from the News:

Investigators from Ft. Wright and Kenton County Police interviewed over a dozen witnesses to the crash and shooting. All of the statements were essentially consistent and supported Taylor’s account of events. Multiple witnesses also supplied police with photos taken on cell phones. Abell can be seen in photos with his rifle in hand, threatening a bystander before pointing the gun at Taylor while he is still seated in his vehicle.

The following report from WKRC-TV aired before Sanders’ determination of justifiable force:


Police investigating possible case of self-defense after fatal shooting on interstate ramp

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‘You don’t think we don’t know where your children go to school?’: Activist lawyer appears to threaten cops, their families in tirade — and backlash is severe

A prominent activist attorney appeared to make threats against Kansas City police officers during a megaphone tirade outside police headquarters Friday — a portion of which was shared on social media.

What are the details?

“We are seeking to revoke the peace officers’ licenses,” Stacy Shaw hollered while standing with a crowd of supporters. “We are going to start sharing things with your children’s teachers.”

She added, “You don’t think we don’t know where your children go to school? Who the f*** do you think we are?”

Shaw is leading a movement to get Kansas City Police Chief Rick Smith fired, among other demands, KCTV-TV reported. In her rant, she accused police of “terrorizing” citizens.

“We are tired, and I don’t make threats,” she added in her megaphone rant. “I don’t make threats, but we’re going to start sharing this information so your children can see it.”

In the end, she said officers “will have no one, no one that loves you after we get done with this next campaign” and that “there will not be a place of peace, there will not be a place of respite, there will not be a place of respect left for anyone that wears this badge. Not one single place. We will make sure that even your children can’t stand you.”

Here’s the clip. (Content warning: Language):


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What was the reaction?

Brad Lemon, president of the city’s Fraternal Order of Police, noted in a Facebook statement that the organization is “aware of the video of Attorney Stacy Shaw threatening our members and their families. Our Lodge has begun work with city and state leadership.”

His statement also indicated that “we urge our membership to remain calm and act as we have been trained to do. We should always be aware of our surroundings and potential threats. Yes, Shaw’s threats serve to raise that threat level. We must remember that while a small number of people may be violent and threatening our families, the majority of this city supports you.”

Lemon concluded by saying, “We do this job and have an understanding of the danger that accompanies our oath. Our families do not deserve what Shaw is threatening.”

Shaw later denied that she threatened police, telling KCTV that “an information campaign is not a threat.”

But Kansas City Mayor Quinton Lucas — who is black — wasn’t buying her explanation and took Shaw to task.

“That is one of the biggest bull crap statements I’ve ever heard in my entire life,” Lucas said, according to the station. “You do not say I’m going to threaten your spouse and your children simply because you want them to understand the nature of someone’s job. That’s ridiculous and preposterous. Her statements were uncalled for, and she knows better. She’s a lawyer, a member of the bar. We are trained not to make statements like that.”

Lemon reacted similarly to Shaw’s denial, KCTV said: “That’s bull crap. You watched the video, everybody else watched that video. We didn’t edit the video. There were no cuts in that video. She said what she said, and she’s trying to backtrack it now. The reality is she has threatened the families of police officers.”

The station said Shaw noted in a Monday press conference that she no longer will discourage violent protests: “I will be praying for the safety of the officers families because as much as I’ve done for them, as much as I have influence the community to only protest non-violently, it is not my place to tell people how to protest.”

‘Regrettable statements’

But by Tuesday evening, Shaw apologized.

On Friday, I made regrettable statements that I in no way intended as a threat. I sincerely apologize for the brief moment that I was not upholding the values of love and transformative justice I have consistently championed.

To be clear, I do not endorse nor will I ever tolerate harm to police families or children. We all deserve better. This video has become a distraction from the important work of organizers and activists that are on the brink of changing so much in this city and country.

I am taking time to focus on self-accountability and how I may be of further service in this historic movement.

Lemon, however, didn’t seem very impressed by Shaw’s mea culpa:

While we acknowledge Ms. Shaw’s apology, which unfortunately is serval days too late, it does not in anyway mitigate the fact that our officers had to endure unwarranted threats from a member of the Missouri Bar.

The FOP will continue to evaluate whether to pursue criminal charges or file appropriate ethics complaints against her with the Missouri Disciplinary Administrator.

(H/T: The Police Tribune)

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Black veteran: Antifa rioters shot at my cafe — and now my vote for President Trump is ‘solidified’

A black military veteran who owns a cafe in Portland, Oregon, told Fox News his vote for President Donald Trump is now “solidified” since Antifa rioters shot at his restaurant Sunday night during a “Day of Rage.”

What happened?

John Jackson — who served in the Army and Marines and owns Heroes American Cafe — told the cable network his restaurant was deemed “unfriendly” to the Black Lives Matter movement and was subsequently targeted.

With that, two windows in his cafe’s downtown location were shot at and another window was struck with a blunt object — possibly a baseball bat, Jackson told Fox News.

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A Thursday tweet from @DublinPDX claimed Jackson’s cafe gives its profits “to their heroes… cops” and ripped businesses that support law enforcement, the cable network added.

“We’re trying to compile a list of all non-friendly businesses in PDX,” a screenshot of another tweet read. “AKA any company that’s hanging blue lives garbage in their store or anything else that’s anti the BLM movement. Drop them below.”

Jackson told KPTV-TV he received a threatening phone call last week saying he and his restaurant would be targeted.

He added to the station that prior to the attack he was sitting in front of one of soon-to-be-fired-at widows: “That’s where I sit and do work; I would’ve literally been shot.”

But Fox News said Heroes was open Monday despite damage to the building — and that Jackson isn’t backing down.

“We’re not changing what we do because of things that are, to me, kind of terroristic in approach,” he added to KPTV. “We’re just not yielding to any of that.”

Jackson also noted to Fox News that his businesses support all heroes, which include police officers, military personnel, veterans, nurses, and firefighters.

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“We’re for all heroes, and we don’t support zeroes,” he added to the cable network. “So if you’re a bad cop, we don’t really have time for you. If you’re walking your beat, and you’re taking care of your people, or you’re saving lives, we love you.”

How does the incident affect his vote?

Jackson told Fox News he voted for Trump in 2016 with some reservations — but given the attack on his restaurant, all doubts have been dismissed.

“This solidified my Trump vote,” he added to cable network. “I’m done with this weakness, and we need some real strong leadership.”


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Teacher to HS class: Those who say ‘Make America Great Again’ actually mean ‘make it kinda racist and sexist again’

A California public school teacher was caught on video telling his students that those who say “Make America Great Again” — the slogan from President Donald Trump’s 2016 campaign — actually mean “make it kinda racist and sexist again.”

What are the details?

According to a video tweeted by Ryan Fournier, founder and chairman of Students for Trump, Patrick Casey was teaching a freshman honors English class at Oxnard Union High School last month when he told students what the “MAGA” phrase truly means.

“White men miss the old days where they could just be a white dude who walked up and grabbed women by their genitals and nobody said anything, right?” the teacher was seen saying during the video excerpt from the class. “But you can’t do that now, so that’s why there’s all these people like, ‘Make America Great Again.’ What they mean is, ‘Make it kinda racist and sexist again.’ That’s what they’re talkin’ about.”

The clip has been viewed over 300,000 times since it was posted Friday.

The College Fix said it asked Casey and Oxnard Union District Interim Superintendent Tom McCoy for comment on the matter, but the outlet said it didn’t receive a reply in time for publication.

Haven’t we seen this movie before?

Such behavior from teachers has happened more than a few times since classes have resumed around the country online:

Of course, such sentiments among teachers aren’t exactly new, either:

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Trump-hater — apparently a female — attacks truck during Vegas road rally for president. Then the Trump-hater pays for it — bigly.

It wasn’t too long ago that Americans generally existed with a live-and-let-live mentality when it came to sociopolitical matters. You know — if one person didn’t agree with another person’s political candidate of choice, there might have been a heated discussion or two on rare occasions, but things for the most part didn’t escalate from there.

But now we’re in the year 2020, and it’s a different America. With the general election just weeks away, more and more leftists have decided that free expression and healthy debate no longer are sufficient. In their place are cancel culture, threats, harassment, property destruction, vandalism, and violence.

Such was the case once again Saturday night — this time in Las Vegas.

What happened?

Supporters of President Donald Trump lined up on a street for a road rally — and just like clockwork, Trump-haters were out in force and determined to make them pay for daring to exercise their First Amendment rights.

“F*** Trump!” was the standard cry, along with a forest of raised middle fingers.

But of course, that wasn’t enough.

One leftist — apparently a female — decided that one pickup truck needed to suffer some damage for its occupants’ crimes and was caught on cellphone video attacking the passenger-side door and window.


Image source: Twitter video screenshot via @KittyLists

The Trump-hater continued hollering at the truck’s occupants while backing away when a rather large, powerful man — presumably deciding that enough was enough — rushed toward the culprit and lowered the boom.


Image source: Twitter video screenshot via @KittyLists

The force of the man’s shove was so hard and fast that the individual flew backward in midair, culminating in a reverse somersault on the street.


Image source: Twitter video screenshot via @KittyLists

With that, the Trump-hating onlookers let out a spontaneous “ooh!” as if they’d just witnessed an NFL tackle up close.

Here’s the clip. (
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Apparently the harshly dispatched Trump-hater wasn’t through for the night.

Among the clips of the rally posted to Twitter by Kitty Shackleford is one that seems to show the same Trump-hater going after another truck farther up the street.

But when a man emerges and moves her backward, a crew of at six fellow leftists head over to the action and beat him to the street.

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Survival camps to activate, open for members on Nov. 3 over fears of post-election violence

Due to growing fears of violence that could break out after the presidential election, a chain of survival communities will activate and open to members for the first time on Election Day, Reuters reported.

What are the details?

Fortitude Ranch camps in West Virginia and Colorado will open Nov. 3 to protect members, the outlet noted, citing the company’s October newsletter. In addition, Fortitude Ranch expects possible “looting and violence” that could turn into clashes that spread far and wide and last a long time — and that’s whether Republican President Donald Trump or Democratic nominee Joe Biden wins the election, Reuters added.

“This will be the first time we have opened for a collapse disaster, though it may end up not being so,” Fortitude Ranch CEO Drew Miller told the outlet in emailed statement. “We consider the risk of violence that could escalate in irrational, unpredictable ways into widespread loss of law and order is real.”

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More from Reuters:

Fortitude Ranch set up its first camp in West Virginia in 2015 and has two more in Colorado. For an annual fee of around $1,000, members can vacation at camps in good times, and use them as a refuge in the event of a societal collapse. Members are required to own either a rifle or shotgun to defend the communities. The company does not disclose membership numbers.

U.S. security officials have warned that violent domestic extremists pose a threat to the presidential election, citing rising political tensions, civil unrest and foreign disinformation campaigns. FBI and U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) memos said threats by domestic extremists to election-related targets will likely increase in the run-up to the election.

The outlet added that anxiety over a disputed or undecided presidential election has spiked interest in the “prepper” movement, whose adherents make sure life’s necessities and adequate protection are at the ready should such things we count on daily disappear in the event a natural disaster or other catastrophes occur.

Here’s a look at Fortitude Ranch in Colorado when it was taking shape last year:


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‘These are people who are smartly concerned, who want some insurance’

Fortitude Ranch was profiled in a National Public Radio story in February, as was Miller — a Harvard Ph.D. and former military intelligence officer with 30 years of experience.

And he knows all about the prepper stereotypes — many of which he said stem from television shows such as the National Geographic Channel’s Doomsday Preppers — and rejects them, NPR said.

“These are people who are smartly concerned, who want some insurance so that if the electric system goes down, a pandemic occurs, you know, they can survive,” he told the outlet.

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In addition, he told NPR that Fortitude Ranch markets to the middle class, given what the outlet called its “spartan” amenities. But on the other hand, NPR also couldn’t help but notice the “secluded, wild, and scenic places” where the Fortitude Ranch communities are located.

And then there are more practical considerations, the outlet noted:

If the structures of society crumble, Miller envisions each Fortitude Ranch location as a protected community of about 50 people, up to a maximum of 500. Initially, there will be supplies and food on-site to last a full year. However, once members fall into a routine of gardening, hunting and fishing in the adjacent national forest, Miller said, it should be sustainable in the long term.

Fortitude Ranch currently has about 150 paying members nationwide. Growth in the prepper industry is slow, Miller said, but all it takes is one big scare for his open membership spots to sell out.

As worries spread about coronavirus, plus the recent announcement that the Doomsday Clock has ticked closer than it ever has to midnight, Miller may yet find that there are even business opportunities in the apocalypse.

“I don’t have to ask my members for permission to do things,” he told NPR. “[My staff and I] set the rules, run the show, and we’ve got the expertise to make sure that we can survive the worst disaster.”

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Church fights Texas city’s eminent domain push to take land for new fire station. Fun fact: There’s already a fire station across the street.

While Canaan Baptist Church is located in south Dallas, the small congregation has had a ministry in nearby Duncanville for the last 15 years, KTVT-TV reported.

Image source: KTVT-TV video screenshot

“We do food drives, clothing drives, church activities,” Angie Baker, wife of Canaan Baptist’s pastor, told the station. “We feel like this community is underserved.”

Image source: KTVT-TV video screenshot

Thing is, there’s no church building for Canaan Baptist in Duncanville — but it does have land there, KTVT said.

“This is an empty lot that God gave us,” Baker told the station.

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In fact, Canaan Baptist has been raising money to get a new facility built on the property, the station said.

The problem

The goal sounds simple enough — but the city of Duncanville is complicating it.

See, Duncanville has designs on the property and is trying to seize it using eminent domain to build a new fire station, KTVT reported.

As you might expect, Canaan Baptist doesn’t like the idea one bit.

“We have put so much into it, and we just don’t want to lose it to the city,” Baker noted to the station.

So attorneys for the church filed a motion this week to halt the land seizure, arguing for protections under the Texas Religious Freedom Restoration Act, KTVT reported.

“In this particular case, it would require the city to prove that this property is the only property that they can use for their purposes, and it’s going to be very difficult for them to prove that,” Keisha Russell, counsel at First Liberty Institute, told the station.

Image source: KTVT-TV video screenshot

And about that fire station…

What’s more, there’s already a fire station across the street from the church’s plot of land the city wants to take, KTVT reported.

“We just want the city to find another piece of property and build somewhere else, because we love the property that we’ve invested in,” Baker told the station.

The city of Duncanville told KTVT that the city attorney has received the church’s motion to dismiss and will file a response with the court at the appropriate time.

(H/T: Hot Air)

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Black motorist goes ballistic on Black Lives Matter protesters blocking street: ‘I’m blacker than you!’

A black motorist was captured on video chewing out a large group of Black Lives Matter protesters who were blocking a street Thursday in Tacoma, Washington.

What happened?

The clip initially shows the motorist — wearing a red shirt, jeans, and dark baseball cap — standing next to the driver-side door of a blue pickup truck at an intersection that the protesters appear to have blocked. The protesters are yelling at him — and he’s yelling right back.


Image source: Twitter video screenshot via @KittyLists

Much of what’s said isn’t clear, but it appears the furious motorist is telling protesters that their militancy is having a negative impact on the black lives they supposedly care about.

“I’m blacker than you!” the motorist hollers at the group. “I’m blacker than you!”


Image source: Twitter video screenshot via @KittyLists

One of the protesters is heard on the clip hilariously pleading several times to “de-escalate!” before she apparently starts fearing for her comrades’ safety and yells at the motorist to “stop, man!” and “just get in your f***ing truck and go!”

As the video continues, things heat up even more as other black people appear to take the motorist’s side and confront the Black Lives Matter group.


Image source: Twitter video screenshot via @KittyLists

Here’s the clip. (Content warning: Language):

Anything else?

Black Lives Matter protesters in Tacoma blocked southbound Interstate 5 later Thursday evening, the News Tribune reported.

Earlier, they rallied in front of Tacoma police headquarters, the paper said, adding that some signs referenced Manuel Ellis, a Tacoma man who died while being restrained by Tacoma police in March.

The News Tribune said at about 5:30 p.m. the protesters began moving down South Pine Street toward South 38th Street and then started to block traffic.

A police spokeswoman told the paper that members moved onto I-5 sometime after 7 p.m.

Indeed, the below clip shows many of the same members of the Black Lives Matter group who were arguing with the motorist at the intersection now standing in the freeway lanes and chanting “Hands up! Don’t shoot!” and “No justice, no peace!”

Content warning: Language:


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Kamala Harris gave false ‘history lesson’ when claiming Lincoln delayed SCOTUS nomination so Americans could vote first

As TheBlaze previously reported, Democratic vice presidential nominee U.S. Sen. Kamala Harris (Calif.) twice dodged Vice President Mike Pence’s direct questions during Wednesday night’s debate regarding if she and Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden would pack the U.S. Supreme Court with additional justices if President Donald Trump loses reelection and Amy Coney Barrett — his latest nominee — is confirmed.

But something else happened during one of Harris’ non-answers: She misrepresented history.

What are the details?

After Pence offered historical examples of presidents nominating justices in election years — and criticized the Democratic prospect of packing the Supreme Court should Barrett secure confirmation and Biden-Harris wins the White House — Harris seemed to have a ready answer.

“I’m so glad we went through a little history lesson; let’s do that a little more,” she told Pence. “In 1864—”

But when Pence interrupted and pressed for an answer, Harris shot back, “Mr. Vice President, I’m speaking. I’m speaking, ‘k?”

Then Harris — displaying a noticeably wide grin — started again:

In 1864, one of the, I think, political heroes certainly of the president, I assume of you also, Mr. Vice President, is Abraham Lincoln. Abraham Lincoln was up for reelection, and it was 27 days before the election. And a seat became open on the United States Supreme Court. Abraham Lincoln’s party was in charge, not only of the White House, but the Senate. But Honest Abe said, ‘It’s not the right thing to do. The American people deserve to make the decision about who will be the next president of the United States. And then that person can select who will serve for a lifetime on the highest court of our land.’ And so Joe and I are very clear: the American people are voting right now, and it should be their decision about who will serve on this most important body for a lifetime.

Harris, of course, continued to skate and giggle around Pence’s original question when he repeated it.

But it’s also important to note that her supposedly deeper dive into history was false. Lincoln didn’t delay nominating a Supreme Court justice so the American people could vote for a new president first, National Review’s Dan McLaughlin said before offering more details:

Lincoln, of course, said no such thing. He sent no nominee to the Senate in October 1864 because the Senate was out of session until December. He sent a nominee the day after the session began, and Salmon P. Chase was confirmed the same day. And Lincoln wanted to dangle the nomination before Chase and several other potential candidates because he wanted them to campaign for him. Lincoln’s priority was winning the election, which was necessary to win the war — and he filled the vacancy at the first possible instant.

McLaughlin added that “Kamala Harris is simply inventing history.”

The Washington Post admitted Harris’ claim “wasn’t exactly true,” and — citing historian Michael Burlingame in “Lincoln: A Life” — noted that Lincoln said he wouldn’t nominate anyone immediately because he was “waiting to receive expressions of public opinion from the country” regarding the next nominee. While Lincoln didn’t like Chase, nominating him helped Lincoln maintain a broad conservative coalition.

Here’s the relevant portion of the clip:


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Man kicks 16-year-old girl in face after shaming her for not wearing mask, ‘racially abusing her’ on UK bus. So fellow passenger body slams him.

A man was caught on cellphone video kicking a 16-year-old girl in the face after he chewed her out for not wearing a mask and was “racially abusing her” on a bus in the United Kingdom — and then a fellow passenger body slammed the man to the floor, threatened to “murder” him, stomped on his head, and threw him off the bus, the Daily Mail reported.

What are the details?

Video shows a man and woman sitting on the bus during an Oct. 1 ride in West Bromwich and excoriating a girl — who was sitting in front of them and on the opposite side — for not wearing a mask.

“All I’m saying is put your mask on!” the man told the girl, according to the outlet. “I’m not being racist, but the virus is more common in black and Asians. Put your f***ing mask on.”

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The Daily Mail said the girl replied but was shouted down by the woman who asked her, “Why do I have to come on the bus and put up with you sitting next to us with no mask on?”

The woman also told the girl, “If you weren’t 16 years old, I would knock you the f*** out,” the Daily Mail reported.

As the couple walk toward the bus door to de-board, the man turns around and kicks the girl in the face, the outlet said. It isn’t clear if he does so in response to a parting shot from the girl.

Image source: YouTube screenshot

With that, a passenger stands up, grabs the man from behind, and body slams him to the floor.

While the body-slammed man covers his head, the passenger stands over him, points his finger at his face, and threatens him: “What are you doing, you piece of s**t? I will f***ing murder you.”

Image source: YouTube screenshot

As he’s walking away, he stomps on the man’s head.

The woman comes to the man’s defense and appears to try hitting the intervening passenger — but he easily swipes her away, grabs her and the body-slammed man, and throws them off the bus.

Here’s the clip. (Content warning: Language):


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What are police saying?

A West Midlands police spokesman shared a still image from surveillance video showing the man as he was being thrown off the bus, the Daily Mail said.

“Do you recognize this man?” police asked, according to the outlet. “We want to speak with him urgently after a teenager was racially abused and attacked on a bus in Hill Top, West Bromwich last week.”

Image source: West Midlands police

Police said an “argument broke out on the 79 bus in Moxley at around 5:40 p.m. on 1 October, before a fellow passenger racially abused the 16-year-old and kicked her. We have spoken to the girl and are examining mobile phone footage which has been shared on social media. We take racially aggravated crimes extremely seriously, and our enquiries continue.”

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Prof likens US to ‘Nazi Germany,’ tells class President Trump is a ‘fraud’ and ‘criminal’ — and berates student who tried defending Trump

A University of Massachusetts-Boston professor went on a bit of a rant during an online class last month, likening the United States to “Nazi Germany,” declaring that “Republican militias with armbands” are “preparing to go to the polling booths” to carry out “voter suppression,” and then berating a student who tried to defend Trump.

Popcorn, anyone?

Video also shows associate professor of psychology Ester Shapiro during the Sept. 29 Zoom session saying “white supremacy” is “baked” into the U.S. Constitution, Campus Reform said. Shapiro was a guest speaker in an Introduction to Human Rights class and that a student recorded video of Shapiro’s statements on her cellphone, the outlet added.

Interestingly, Shapiro noted at one point that “I didn’t use to talk politics. I used to be very attentive to my job as a professor who taught based on evidence and not based on politics.”

But talk politics she did — and Shapiro took direct aim at Trump and Republicans.

She recalled attending a Holocaust-related event before the COVID-19 shutdown: “All of us there — the writers, discussers, the scholars, the survivors — we thought this would never happen again. We thought we never were gonna see fascism of the Nazi Germany sort ever again. We now have children on the border in cages, we have the criminalization of immigrants, we have a criminal who’s a president and who’s going down in flames — don’t think he’s not.”

Shapiro added that “we have the Republican militias with armbands preparing to go to the polling booths; they are preparing for election suppression, for voter suppression.” She also said the Supreme Court declared “with no evidence” that there is no voter suppression in America and that “the only Republican strategy right now” is the “manipulation of the vote.”

“And, look, I didn’t use to say ‘Republican Democrat,’ but now that we have Nazis, we’ve gotta do it,” Shapiro added.

No pushback allowed?

At that point, student Mary O’Sullivan — who was recording the session, Campus Reform reported — pushed back by saying she doesn’t believe Trump is a Nazi.

Bad idea, apparently.

Shapiro aggressively shot back: “OK, alright, great Mary! This is not the debate I’d like to have. You asked me a question … And let’s have this offline, OK? … I’ve gotta be done with Mary.”

Shapiro then quickly admitted regarding Trump that, “Alright so maybe he’s not a Nazi. Maybe he’s just a fraud and a criminal but—”

O’Sullivan jumped back in: “Well, can I just say something, please? It’s about the children at the border. Are you aware of how many children are trafficked into this country?”

“Oh, Mary, of course I am,” Shapiro replied.

“Because I think that that’s a really big human rights issue that no one speaks about,” O’Sullivan said.

“And so, Mary, you would like us to talk about trafficked children? Alright, let’s do it some other time,” Shapiro replied, later adding that “trafficking is an abomination, Mary. As is a president who is willing to talk in public about having sex with his daughter. Just saying.”

By the end of the video, Shapiro said she was sorry about the tone of the chat.

“I apologize if the intensity was being dialed up to — what is it? —10-plus,” Shapiro said, after which she also offered O’Sullivan her “apologies.”

“Too many people are dying, including our students,” Shapiro concluded. “I just feel it.”

Here’s video of the relevant portion of the class:


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Anything else?

O’Sullivan told Campus Reform other students attacked her in the Zoom chat room over her Trump support.

“Both professors allowed students to pretty much label me as a ‘racist Republican,'” she noted to the outlet before saying Shapiro “thought my comment was disgraceful, and she did not want to accept a student disagreeing with her absurd claim.”

A spokesperson for the University of Massachusetts-Boston told Campus Reform the college is “reviewing the facts” related to the Zoom session.

“The University of Massachusetts Boston takes pride in its faculty of extraordinarily qualified scholar-teachers and their deep commitment to presenting students with conceptual material designed to broaden their knowledge base, inspire analytical thinking, and challenge uncritical assumptions,” the spokesperson noted to the outlet. “The University is also fully committed to assuring free expression of opinion to all in its various communities (students, staff, faculty), encouraging civil discourse on controversial topics among all parties, and creating classroom climates that respect diversity of outlook. In the present case, the University is carefully reviewing the facts and will follow up as it deems appropriate, with due attention to the confidentiality of any individuals and disciplinary procedures.”

Campus Reform also said it reached out to Shapiro for comment but did not receive a response in time for publication.

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Homeowner shoots intruder, warns ‘bums and thieves who come on my property to steal, if I have to defend myself … I’ll do it’

After a homeowner shot a suspected burglar trying to break into his South Carolina residence Tuesday morning, the homeowner delivered a stern warning to anyone else who might try it, WYFF-TV reported.

“Bums and thieves who come on my property to steal, if I have to defend myself, if I have to disable your vehicle, if I have to disable you, I’ll do it,” the homeowner told the station. “Stay off my property.” The homeowner declined to go on camera and wished to remain anonymous, the station added.

What happened?

The shooting was reported about 9:30 a.m. after three people tried to break into a home north of the city of Anderson on Walker Circle near Liberty Highway, Anderson County deputies told WYFF.

“There were three people [the homeowner] … caught and he believed were breaking in,” JT Foster of the sheriff’s office added to the station. “One of the suspects made a move toward him, and he felt threatened, so he fired at least one time, striking one of the suspects.”

Deputies, forensic investigators, and detectives responded to the scene, WHNS-TV reported, adding that the homeowner wasn’t injured.

What happened to the suspects?

The shot suspect was taken to a hospital, but his condition was unknown, the WYFF said.

The other two suspects ran from the scene, WYFF added, after which deputies brought in a K-9 officer and ATVs to track them down.

“It’s absolutely one of the most difficult tasks around,” Foster told the station, referring to how hard it is to conduct searches in heavily wooded areas. “Not only are you worried about not being attacked by someone you may find in the woods, but you gotta watch your step for poisonous plants and snakes.”

Deputies told WYFF they captured and detained the second suspect — a woman — shortly after the incident.

A third suspect was captured Tuesday evening, the station said.

The suspects were identified as Shawn D. Breter, Danielle N. Shockley, and Danny L. Smith, WHNS reported, adding that they all were charged with third-degree burglary.


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Antifa has barraged Portland with nightly violence for months — yet city officials just got ‘anti-white supremacy’ training due to ‘threats’

Portland Antifa militants have been physically attacking law enforcement, destroying property, ganging up on regular citizens, bullying elderly women, setting fires to buildings, and engaging in numerous forms of mayhem — including murder — on a nightly basis for months.

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Yet Portland officials just received “anti-white supremacy” training due to the “threats” that the alt-right and white nationalists pose.

Say what?

Portland City Council and city bureau directors attended trainings on the history of white supremacy and its “devastating impact on Portland and the nation,” the city said in a news release, adding that the move stems from a 2019 council resolution condemning white supremacist and alt-right hate groups.


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The move also reflected a Core Values Resolution the council passed in June — and among the adopted values is “anti-racism.”

“We made a commitment to becoming an anti-racist city,” Mayor Ted Wheeler said, adding that the training “will help us understand the white nationalists and improve our response to the very real threats they pose to our community.”

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Commissioner Jo Ann Hardesty added that “given our state’s history of white supremacy and our current national leaders’ efforts to downplay its dangers, it is critical local governments like ours understand the threat and take the steps to protect Portlanders as we continue working together to build a more equitable Portland.”

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More from the news release, which fails to mention Antifa:

In recent months, alt-right and paramilitary organizations have mobilized in opposition to the Black Lives Matter movement and government actions aimed at reducing the spread of COVID-19. Portland’s leadership in racial justice reform and community demands for change have made the city a target for right-wing politicians and white supremacist groups, who use Portland as a rhetorical tool for division.

“The alt-right and white nationalist groups go to great lengths to radically intensify division during ANY crisis — creating anxiety, division, and exhaustion. Their goal is the devastation of an inclusive and civil society,” Commissioner Dan Ryan said. “Portlanders will not be fooled. We will come together as one to amplify our inclusive and loving values. We will build forward from the profound lessons of 2020 with shared humility, sacrifice, prosperity and pride.”

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“While the federal administration adopts fascist policies like banning Critical Race Theory in federal agencies, white supremacist groups in turn have become even more visible and confident,” Commissioner Chloe Eudaly said. “I am grateful to local experts Western States Center for showing Council how to identify and disrupt white supremacy in our community. I am committed to applying my learnings to eliminate extremist ideologies from our city and our government.”

Anti-white supremacy training is being planned for all city staff, the release said.


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VIDEO: Women trash 3-year-old’s birthday party. Cops say DA won’t press charges due to not enough property damage.

Two women were caught on video destroying a child’s birthday party outside a Houston apartment complex over the weekend — and police told TheBlaze that the district attorney declined to press charges due to insufficient property damage.

What are the details?

The video begins with a woman dragging away an upside-down table that appears to have a cover on it as others in the grassy area stare at her.


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The woman then returns to a second table where a male and female are seated; the table has a cover on top as well as food.


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Standing at one end of the table, the woman tells the pair, “Excuse me? Excuse me?” And presumably when she doesn’t get the correct answer, she says, “OK, that’s fine” — and attempts to drag the table away.

When the table occupants protest, the woman tells them, “Move your stuff! Move your stuff!” When they don’t move the table or the items on it, she asks the pair, “Are you gonna move y’all’s s**t? Are you gonna move y’all’s s**t?”

With that the woman yanks up the table as a person off camera is heard remarking, “Wow!” — and the table’s cover and the food slides off to the ground.


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She then carries the table away and lets it drop to the ground.

Another woman with her is seen tossing a chair against a tree and then picking up another chair and walking away with it.


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The first woman is heard saying something unintelligible to the partygoers, and the video ends.

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What else did police say?

Police told TheBlaze they were called to the apartment complex around 9:15 p.m. Saturday where they spoke to the woman who took away the tables as well as the woman who was sitting at one of them.

Police said the woman who took away the tables was upset because they were set up too close to her patio, that she said she asked the people at the party to move them and that she called police over a noise complaint.

The woman who was sitting at one of the tables told police she’s six months pregnant but wasn’t injured.

Police told TheBlaze they brought the incident to the district attorney’s office, but the D.A. declined to press charges since there wasn’t enough property damage to issue a Class B misdemeanor. But police added that officers will reexamine the incident to see if a Class C misdemeanor can be issued.

What did the family have to say?

According to
KPEL-AM, the family of 3-year-old Angely rented the tables and chairs to celebrate her birthday — and now they’re responsible for covering damages.

A GoFundMe account was set up to help cover the costs — and as of Tuesday afternoon nearly 300 donors have pledged over $4,600.

Here’s more about the incident from the mother’s perspective:

The station said community organizations have reached out to offer a makeup birthday party for Angely:

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