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‘Look at me!’: Black mother blasts ‘racist’ critical race theory to school board members’ faces in fiery address

A black woman who
reportedly is a mother of children in Virginia’s Loudoun County Public Schools absolutely eviscerated critical race theory in front of the school board Tuesday night.

What did she say?

The unidentified woman, wearing a face shield, began her address to board members by quoting from Martin Luther King’s “I Have a Dream” speech — specifically the part in which the late civil rights leader said he didn’t want his children judged by the color of their skin but rather by the content of their character.

Then she let it rip.

“[Critical race theory] is not an honest dialogue — it is a tactic used by Hitler and the Ku Klux Klan on slavery very many years ago to dumb down my ancestors so we could not think for ourselves,” the woman said, using the acronym “CRT.”


Image source: Twitter video screenshot via @iandprior

“[Critical race theory] is racist, it is abusive, it discriminates against one’s color,” she added. “Let me educate you: An honest dialogue does not oppress. An honest dialogue does not implement hatred or injustice. It’s to communicate without deceiving people. Today we don’t need your agreement; we want action and a backbone for what we ask for today — to ban CRT.”

She also said “we don’t want your political advertisement to divide our children or belittle them. Think twice before you indoctrinate such racist theories. You cannot tell me what is or is not racist.”

Then the mother glared at the school board members and growled, “Look at me! I had to come down here today to tell you to your face that we are coming together, and we are strong. This will not be the last ‘greet and meet,’ respectfully.”


Image source: Twitter video screenshot via @iandprior

Here’s the clip:

What is critical race theory?

Critical race theory has come under fire from those who say the concept — which calls the United States a racist country and says academics are filled with racism — is dangerous and divisive.

House Republicans on Wednesday
introduced the Stop CRT Act, which bans critical race theory training in the armed forces.

“Critical race theory is a divisive ideology that threatens to poison the American psyche,” U.S. Rep. Dan Bishop (R-N.C.) said at a news conference, according to NBC News. “For the sake of our children’s future, we must stop this effort to cancel the truth of our founding and our country.”

Chloe Valdary — who is black and is the founder of a New York City anti-racism firm — penned a
Newsweek op-ed Monday blasting critical race theory: “We should reject critical race theory’s social gospel not only from a wish to see no one — including white people — dehumanized because of their skin color but also as an affirmation of the enduring power, beauty, and triumph of black American life, despite the tragedies we have been made to bear.”

What did the school district have to say?

A Loudoun County Public Schools spokesperson
told Fox News on Wednesday that critical race theory “is not part of the Loudoun County Public Schools curriculum” and noted interim superintendent Scott Ziegler’s post on the district’s “equity work,” which included hiring a third-party group — the Equity Collaborative — that offers “equity coaching” and performed a “systemic equity assessment” on the district.

Fox News noted that racial equity is a key tenet of critical race theory.

Battling back

There’s an effort under way to recall six Loudoun County school board members from parents who say they’ve pushed critical race theory and were indifferent when parents who questioned it were attacked, the
New York Post reported.

A video ad was released Tuesday accusing the district of training teachers that Christians are oppressors and pushing the concepts of “white privilege” and “white fragility” on students, the paper said.

Here’s the ad:


We Can’t Wait

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Anything else?

In March, GoFundMe reportedly took down a page run by the parents fighting against the district’s leftist agenda after local progressive activists complained.

And the woman who blasted critical race theory at the school board meeting earlier this week wasn’t the only person who received national attention for such a move. In January, an unnamed man blasted the board for keeping students out of school amid the COVID-19 pandemic.

“The garbage workers who pick up my freaking trash risk their lives every day more than anyone in this school system! Figure it out! Or get off the podium!” he screamed. “Because you know what? There are people like me and a line of other people out there who will gladly take your seat and figure it out! It’s not a high bar! Raise the freaking bar!”

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‘You wanna f***in’ play? Let’s play!’: Intruder kicks in door, allegedly threatens his kids’ mother. But woman in home has a gun — and ends threat for good.

A terrifying home surveillance video shows an incensed man walking up to the front door of a home a few miles north of Pensacola, Florida, last week and beginning to kick in the front door.

“F***in’ play, bitch? You wanna f***in’ play? You wanna f***in’ play? Let’s play! F***in’ bitch!” the man yells into the home before turning his back to the front door and bashing it with the bottom of his boot.

Image source: Facebook video screenshot via @NorthEscambia

After the 10th kick, he enters the residence and was heard screaming, “Let’s f***in’ play! Let’s f***in’ play! You wanna f***in’ play with my kids?”

What happened next?

The surveillance clip of the May 5 incident ended at that point, but the Escambia County Sheriff’s Office told NorthEscambia.com that once inside, the suspect armed himself with a knife and hollered that he was there to harm his children’s mother.

The sheriff’s office said the man searched room to room and threatened the occupants who had taken refuge in a bedroom in the back of the house, the outlet said.

The ESCO told NorthEscambia that the man confronted a female in the rear bedroom, who feared for her life, so she shot the intruder twice.

Deputies arrived at the scene just after 5 p.m. Tuesday to investigate a call about a disturbance that included a shooting, the outlet said.

Deputies found a 54-year old man dead from an apparent gunshot wound to the head, NorthEscambia reported.

At the time of the incident, the outlet said the suspect had an active domestic violence injunction filed on him, adding that investigators said he was reportedly on his way to anger management when it all went down.

Now what?

The sheriff’s department said charges will not be filed against the individual who shot and killed the intruder, NorthEscambia noted.

“Florida State statute allows people to take reasonable steps to protect themselves from harm,” Sheriff Chip Simmons said, according to the outlet. “You can see from the video; his demeanor and intent were clear. The Escambia County Sheriff’s Office will defend a person’s right to reasonably protect themselves against harm, even with the use of deadly force. We do not intend to bring charges against the occupant of the home.”

No names have been released in relation to the incident, NorthEscambia added.

Here’s the clip. Content warning: Language:

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VIDEO: Iranian authorities attempt to burn Israeli flag — but ‘karma’ turns the tables all the way over

Iranian journalist and activist Masih Alinejad reported Sunday that “authorities in the Islamic Republic attempted to burn the Israeli flag, as they usually do.”

However, Alinejad took note that “this time karma got them, and they ended up burning themselves.”

Here’s the clip:


Iranian burns Israel flag then gets caught on fire.

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Alinejad added on Twitter that “unlike the regime, ordinary Iranians increasingly refuse to burn or walk on Israeli and American flags.”

Indeed, TheBlaze in January 2020 reported that when thousands of Iranians marched in the streets of Tehran calling for the resignation of Ayatollah Khamenei, most of them carefully walked around images of U.S. and Israeli flags painted on the ground.

How did folks react to the video?

While there’s always plenty of anti-Israel sentiment to be found on social media — particularly amid reports of Palestinian casualties following Israel’s retaliation against Hamas militants who fired rockets into Israel Monday — some folks who commented on the tweeted video weren’t too sympathetic to the Iranian guy after his backside caught fire:

  • “When it comes to venting Islamic radical hate, taking everything to excess is the rule,” one commenter said. “It can’t just be a little handheld flag, it has to be a battalion banner. They can’t just light a match or use a Bic, it has to be a bucketful of gasoline. They’re idiots.”
  • “Stupidity to the moon,” another user observed.
  • “Is this a lost episode of The Three Stooges?” another commenter asked. “I think I see Curly, but where’s Moe and Larry?”
  • “Did you notice a gust of wind came in just at the right time?” another user noted.
  • “He made an ash of himself,” another commenter quipped.
  • “Don’t mess with Israel,” another user declared.
  • “Guess they didn’t teach fire safety at terrorist school,” another user offered. “Stop. Drop. Roll.”
  • “I’ll take my xenophobia extra crispy, thanks!” another commenter joked.
  • “Good thing they were wearing masks,” another user noticed.

(H/T: The Daily Wire)

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Texas AG blasts ‘mob rule,’ police chief after angry driver is only person charged when Black Lives Matter militants ‘illegally shut down traffic’

Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton blasted “mob rule” and Plano’s police chief after an
angry driver caught on video confronting Black Lives Matter militants for blocking traffic was the only person charged in Saturday’s incident.

What are the details?

After Paxton caught wind of the viral showdown, he issued a
statement Monday decrying “a group of radical-left armed agitators and a police chief unwilling to enforce the law.”

The Texas AG said that after “a group of militant BLM protesters illegally shut down traffic underneath a major highway,” an “Antifa-like character pulled what appears to be a gun and pointed it at the man” who had exited his car “to demand the mob clear the way.”

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Paxton added that “rather than disperse the crowd or arrest the lawbreakers, the lone police officer told” the driver who confronted the group to “go away.”

More from the AG’s statement:

I instructed one of my top deputies to contact the Plano Police Chief to get more details. What he heard paints an even worse picture than the video alone depicts.

First the Chief told my deputy that while the weapon wasn’t a pistol, it was, in fact, a “pepper ball gun.” In a separate conversation, the Chief claimed it was a “taser.” In a recent Facebook post, the department is now saying it was [an] “electronic control device.” Whatever it was, the police declined to pursue the leftist who brandished the weapon, and no charges are being pressed against him.

Second, the Chief was anxious to excuse the rioters. “You have to understand the situation,” urged the Chief. “We have to negotiate with these people. Do you expect us to mass arrest these protesters? You know that’s not going to happen.” Most law enforcement officers are ready and willing to uphold law and order. We need them to do that. But too many are held back by politically motivated leaders, crippled by the woke agitators, now aiders and abettors to liberal lunacy.

Here’s a clip of the incident.
Content warning: Language:


BLM Protestors block road in Plano, TX, get confronted by angry driver

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Paxton added in his statement that “only one person from this whole incident is being charged with a crime: The one man who told the protesters to go away. Why? For ‘assault with contact’ because he slapped a person’s hand out of his face. No one else is being charged with anything. None of the law-breaking traffic-blockers, not the guy who pulled a weapon — no one!”

The AG ended his statement by saying he’ll “never allow our beautiful Texas cities or neighborhoods to become Portland or Seattle or San Francisco because of the unchecked left. I call upon my friends and allies across the state to crack down on this lawlessness immediately. No excuses!”

What did police have to say?

Plano police
told WFAA-TV that the object in the protester’s hand is an electronic control device, which the station wrote is “commonly known as a Taser.”

Police Chief Ed Drain added to WFAA that the device was “purchased without a permit or license, and the person who pointed the device did not commit a criminal offense by doing so.”

In the video, the angry motorist appears to attempt to slap a phone out of the hand of one of the protesters. Police said in its statement that “a female reported that she was assaulted by a male who confronted the protestors. Due to the position of the crowd, the officer did not witness the assault. The officer de-escalated the situation by removing the male … from the crowd … After speaking with the victim and the suspect, and reviewing video footage of the incident, detectives filed an Assault-by-Contact charge with the Municipal Court against the male suspect,” the station reported.

Plano police told WFAA the names of the victim and suspect are not being released over concerns for their safety, and that assault by contact is a class C misdemeanor.

In addition, police told the station that the protesters were asked to disperse after the confrontation and complied. Officers also told them that obstructing traffic is illegal, WFAA reported. Chief Drain added to the station that traffic was held up for for seven minutes.

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VIDEO: Teens knock down 80-year-old Asian man, punch and slap and rob him — all amid high-pitched giggles as victim cries out for help

A pair of teenagers were caught on surveillance video knocking down an 80-year-old Asian man in a northern California neighborhood Saturday before punching him, slapping him, and robbing him — all amid high-pitched giggles presumably from a third teen as the victim cried out for help,
KGO-TV reported.

What are the details?

Police told the station the suspects are as young as 16.

The elderly man was on a walk around 4 p.m. when the attack on Acapulco Road occurred, police
told KNTV-TV, adding that the suspects ripped off the victim’s Fitbit. KGO said the 80-year-old’s watch was stolen and that he sustained minor injuries.


Image source: KGO-TV video screenshot

A neighbor who didn’t want to be identified told KNTV the victim said the attackers “tried to take his wallet, but luckily he wasn’t seriously injured.”

The neighbor added to the station that he heard the elderly man tell police he’s noticed anti-Asian crime increasing in the Bay Area of late, and “he thought he was targeted for being Asian as well.”

KGO said a vehicle similar to the one seen in the surveillance video was observed during a strong-armed robbery in San Leandro less than two hours later. The station added that the victim in the latter incident is a younger woman whose purse was stolen.

Nearly 300% spike in attacks against Asian Americans

Two months ago San Leandro police revealed that
violent crimes against Asians jumped by 283% in the city from 2019 to 2020, KNTV reported — and San Leandro is only 36% Asian American.

Police told KGO they can’t say how many incidents were hate crimes or race-motivated — but San Leandro police Lt. Ali Kahn noted to the station that “numbers don’t lie.”

In nearby San Francisco, surveillance video caught the moment an
Asian man was punched, fell to the sidewalk, and then was hit with about a dozen punches to the head and back on April 30 — all while the victim’s 1-year-old child sat in a stroller just feet away.

The neighbor whose surveillance video caught the attack on the elderly Asian man in San Leandro told KGO he wants to see “more consequences” for the teen perps and others committing similar crimes: “Because it seems to be ongoing … That’s really the best thing that could happen, so they can learn.”

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Vaccination bracelet inventor says his device tells the powers that be, ‘I support the vaccine effort, I’ve been vaccinated, I’m safe to be around’

With newfangled vaccination bracelets now on the market, a standard question from public venue gatekeepers could end up being “May I see your ImmunaBand?” rather than “May I see your vaccine card?”

What are the details?

KSWB-TV ran a report last week on a bracelet that can offer proof that you’ve been vaccinated. It’s called the ImmunaBand, and it comes from Dr. Toshof Bernton of Denver, who said the invention was actually his son’s idea from several months ago.


Image source: KSWB-TV video screenshot

“If we had something where you can say, ‘OK, I support the vaccine effort, I’ve been vaccinated, I’m safe to be around,’ it would help us particularly as we start opening up,” Bernton told the station.


Image source: KSWB-TV video screenshot

The ImmunaBand has been for sale for about a month, and KSWB said thousands of the $19.99 bracelets have sold already.

Bernton said the ImmunaBand — which he believes is the first of its kind on the market — stores vaccine records so wearers don’t have to carry around their vaccine cards.

How does it work?

Once you’ve purchased the bracelet, you send a copy of your vaccine card to the ImmunaBand company, which loads your record into its encrypted website, the station said. After that, the bracelet comes in the mail with a QR code affixed to it, KSWB said.

The station said that if officials want to verify that you’ve been vaccinated, they pull out their cellphones, take an image of the QR code, and then they can see your vaccine record.


Image source: KSWB-TV video screenshot

Bernton noted to the station that if your ImmunaBand is stolen, the thief can get to the website but not to your vaccine record unless your PIN is known.

One of Bernton’s customers sent him a photo of himself wearing an ImmunaBand at a New York Knicks game at Madison Square Garden, KSWB said, and the customer said he was allowed into the venue after an employee at the gate pulled up the website through the QR code.


Image source: KSWB-TV video screenshot

Madison Square Garden’s policy says that “guests can now enter with proof of a negative antigen COVID-19 test or full vaccination.”

In March, New York Democratic Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced a pilot program for a COVID-19 electronic passport that allows users entry into public venues. TheBlaze reported last week that a growing number of NBA and MLB franchises will be asking for “vaccine passports” as they reopen their venues.

What has been the reaction?

Bernton also told the station that a lot of companies in the travel and hospitality industries are buying his vaccination bracelets for their employees. KSWB spoke to outdoor restaurant patrons in the Little Italy section of San Diego regarding the new ImmunaBand and received mixed reactions to the invention.

“It’s a little too much,” one woman told the station.

But another patron, Keshaun Slaughter, told KSWB that the vaccination bracelet is “actually [a] pretty good” idea since “a lot of people have their doubts about going in certain areas and certain places, so if there’s actually people with QR codes on wristbands, it will make it a lot easier for people to be comfortable.”

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‘F*** you, Chinese people! I hate you!’: Video shows Asian store owner punched in face, knocked to floor by customer

Surveillance video caught the moment when an angry customer walked up to Chong Hu Lu, owner of Max Trading in Washington, D.C., and punched him in the face and knocked him to the floor of his business Tuesday, WRC-TV reported.

What are the details?

Lu told the station the customer was upset that opening store items is prohibited.


Image source: WRC-TV video screenshot

With that, video shows the man approaching Lu and suddenly punching him in the face, after which Lu fell to the floor.


Image source: WRC-TV video screenshot


Image source: WRC-TV video screenshot

The attacker then appeared to punch Lu again while he was on the ground.


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Lu noted to WRC that the customer yelled, “F*** you, Chinese people! I hate you!”

After the punches were thrown, surveillance video shows Lu’s wife Cong Cong Hu stepped in and tried to help, the station said.

Later she told WRC, “I was so scared. What if the guy go crazy, have a gun or knife? I don’t know what would happen, so I’m so scared.”

Lu went to the hospital after the attack and needed 14 stitches, the station said.

Image source: WRC-TV video screenshot

The family told WRC the attacker ran off after the incident and has not been arrested.

Image source: WRC-TV video screenshot

But D.C. police told the station an investigation is ongoing, and that they’re treating the attack as a possible hate crime.

Lu added to WRC that he hopes police make an arrest and that he’s tired of the attacks upon Asian Americans.

Image source: WRC-TV video screenshot

The couple’s daughter told the station that she begged her parents to close the shop the next day for fear of their safety.

But Hu and Lu told WRC they had no choice but to stay open as they have to make a living. The station said Max Trading has been operating for 22 years, and that the family works six days a week, every week, and that the pandemic has made business especially tough.

Image source: WRC-TV video screenshot

“I just don’t understand,” Hu told WRC. “I couldn’t sleep the whole night last night. Why do they treat us like this? We didn’t do nothing wrong.”

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Pastors and ministers speak out against pro-life ‘heartbeat’ bill: ‘We will never give up … our God-given right to choose’

A group of pastors, ministers, and other faith leaders gathered at the Texas state Capitol in Austin this week and formed a prayer circle, KTBC-TV reported.

Often such actions coincide with causes that many people of faith believe in — such as protecting the unborn.

But this group of religious leaders were all about about protecting abortion rights, the station said.

What are the details?

“We will never give up our individual consciences and religious freedom or our God-given right to choose,” Rev. Erika Forbes, an interfaith minister from Dallas, declared at a microphone, KTBC said.

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The station said the group opposes a state measure that would ban abortions when babies’ heartbeats are detected — commonly known as a “heartbeat” bill — and such an event can occur as early as four to six weeks after conception.

KTBC said the Texas Senate has OK’d seven House bills aimed at restricting, and possibly even banning, abortions in the state.

“The same people who are doing this are blocking contraception, they are blocking a lot of the neonatal care being given as part of public service, it’s like you can’t slam doors in people’s faces without opening other doors,” Rev. Jim Rigby with St. Andrew’s Presbyterian Church said, according to the station.

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Pastor Andries Coetzee, who leads San Antonio-University Presbyterian Church, said at the microphone that “the relationship between a parishioner and a pastor is one of sacred trust and cannot be legislated. It cannot be legislated. As God alone is Lord of the conscience and not Cesar.”

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Anything else?

Mary Elizabeth Castle with Texas Values — which supports the heartbeat bill — told the station that “we believe this bill goes to the basic premises of protecting life. What this bill is about is protecting those babies, who a lot of times are just the innocent bystander; they haven’t even lived life yet, so we want to give them that chance of life.”

The Texas House on Wednesday voted 81 to 63 in favor of the heartbeat bill, KTBC reported in a separate story, adding that Republican Gov. Greg Abbott indicated he would sign the bill into law.


Faith leaders oppose ‘heartbeat bill’ measures at Texas Capitol I FOX 7 Austin

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Father used 3-month-old son as human shield during shootout with police, source says. Now the boy and his father are dead.

A father used his 3-month-old son as a human shield in a shootout with police in Mississippi earlier this week, WALA-TV reported, citing a law enforcement source.

The dad died in the shootout, and the boy passed away later.

How did this tragedy unfold?

The station said it all started out as a domestic dispute in Louisiana, and the East Baton Rouge Sheriff’s Office responded to a report of a shooting Monday afternoon, Biloxi police told the station.

Law enforcement then found two dead: Christin Parker and her nephew, Brandon Parker, WALA reported.

Soon police launched a search for Christin Parker’s ex-boyfriend, Eric Derell Smith — and their 3-month-old son, identified by Louisiana news organizations as La’Mello Parker, the station said. Smith was accused of abducting the boy, WALA reported.

Biloxi police joined in to help after learning that the suspect had been spotted on Interstate 10 heading east and nearing Gulfport, WALA said, adding that a slow-speed chase began.

Between the Gulfport and D’Iberville exits, the suspect drove into the grass median, after which a shootout commenced — and Smith died, the station said.

Smith’s infant son was taken to the University and South Alabama University Hospital and later transferred to Children’s and Women’s Hospital, where
he died, WALA said.

‘Real rough thing’

Back in Christin Parker’s neighborhood in East Baton Rouge, the station said the incident has left residents shocked.

“It’s quiet,” Kenneshia Cain told WALA. “This has never happened before … We’ve been here over 11 years and have never had a murder … happen on this street.”

Jamal Johnson told the station that Richmond Street was quiet when he got home from work Monday — and then it was suddenly filled with police vehicles. Johnson told WALA his heart goes out to the baby’s four siblings.

“I know it’s a rough thing,” he addd to the station. “So it’s mainly about the kids, how they feel about it. That’s the way everybody ought to look at it. Because it’s a real rough thing.”

Cain told WALA her kids and Parker’s often played together: “My heart goes out to her family, her children. We are praying for them.”

Anything else?

WALA reported that an autopsy had been scheduled Wednesday to determine cause of death, and that Biloxi police said a Harrison County sheriff’s deputy and police officer involved in the shooting are on administrative leave pending the investigation.

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VIDEO: Attacker uses cement block to brutally beat two Asian women — and male bystander just feet away simply walks off

A pair of Korean woman were brutally beaten by an attacker who used a cement block to repeatedly strike them as they were trying to close their Baltimore store overnight Monday, WJZ-TV reported.

And the attack was caught on surveillance video.

What are the details?

John Yun — whose mother and aunt were the victims — told the station the attack was random and that they never saw their assailant before.

Surveillance video shows Yun’s aunt walking to the front of Wonderland Liquor Store to close for the night, WJZ said, when a man on the sidewalk comes at her with a cement block and pulls her through the door back into the store.

Image source: YouTube screenshot

A male bystander who appeared to have just made a purchase watches the attacker and victim hit the floor — but makes sure to stay clear of the struggle as he casually walks out of the store.

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The attacker then begins hitting Yun’s aunt in the head with the cement block while pinning her to the floor.

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Yun’s mother then steps in to help, and the attacker hits her in the head with the cement block also, WJZ said.

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The victims manages to the push the attacker just outside the open door, but after Yun’s aunt pulls off the attacker’s mask, he repeatedly hits her in the face with the cement block.

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Both women continue to fight back, however, and soon Yun’s mother wrestles away the cement block from the attacker and appears to threaten him with it:

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It appeared the fight continued on the sidewalk, but after a pedestrian stepped in to assist, the victims were able to get back inside their store.

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Yun later told WJZ he was “so proud” of his mother and aunt for showing “courage” in the face of such a scary attack.


2 Asian Women Attacked by Man with Cement Block

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What happened next?

Shortly after the attack, Baltimore police arrested 50-year-old Daryl Doyles and charged him with two counts of aggravated assault, the station said.

Yun told WJZ his aunt and mother were taken to a hospital with severe injuries but are now at home recovering.

“They’re in shock,” he noted to the station. “My aunt got the worst of it: 30 stitches, bruising … it’s so disheartening.”

Yun added to WJZ that he’s “feeling raged, of course” over the attack.

Image source: WJZ-TV video screenshot

“It doesn’t make sense why they would come here to make a living and be treated like this in a community that should … embrace [them] because we’ve been here for over 20-something years,” he added to the station. “We are a part of the community.”

While Yun said he wants “justice” for his mother and aunt, he told WJZ he also wants the hate to end.

“Everyone is treated equally; there’s not one person higher than another,” Yun told the station. “So please, just stop all this hate, it needs to stop.”

A GoFundMe page created to assist in the recovery of his mother and aunt has raised over $72,000 as of Thursday morning, well surpassing its $25,000 goal.

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VIDEO: Unhinged man delivers flurry of unprovoked punches on Asian father — whose 1-year-old child sits in stroller just feet away

Surveillance video caught the moment an Asian man was punched, fell to the sidewalk, and then was hit with a flurry of about a dozen punches to the head and back,
KPIX-TV reported.

And it all went down as the victim’s 1-year-old child sat in a stroller just feet away in front of Gus’s Community Market in San Francisco on Friday afternoon, the station said.

KPIX said the attack against the 36-year-old father came out of nowhere — and from behind.

San Francisco police told the station that officers were patrolling the area and immediately arrested 26-year-old Sidney Hammond who faces charges of assault, false imprisonment, and child endangerment.
KGO-TV reported that Hammond was arrested less than a month earlier after an assault and for stealing at the same location.

Police added to KPIX that Friday’s attack appeared to be random, and no words were exchanged.

The victim’s child was unharmed, the station said.

A father’s worst nightmare: ‘I couldn’t protect my child’

The victim spoke to KGO in the aftermath and said “my sense of security has been shattered.”

Going only by “Bruce,” the victim added the station that he was waiting to cross the street with his child when the attack commenced.

“I was right on the ground, and in that exact second I was trying to shield my head and prevent any worse injuries,” he told KGO. “I couldn’t protect my child. I was on the floor, and he was in a stroller that was slowly rolling away, so it’s definitely very scary as a parent.”


Image source: KGO-TV video screenshot

More from the station:

When asked if he thought the incident was racially motivated, Bruce said the thought did cross his mind, especially given the random nature of the attack and the number of attacks on Asian Americans in the past year.

The incident is shocking to nearby business owners, such as Nani Tsegaye of Tadu Ethiopian restaurant. She says her store location in Mission Bay has actually been broken into and robbed more times than their Tenderloin location, and that dealing with crime is the price of doing business in San Francisco.

“It was a heartbreaking experience,” Tsegaye told KGO. “We just expect something to happen now more than we expected before.”


Image source: KGO-TV video screenshot

Anything else?

The victim told the station he was speaking out to raise awareness and that he has a wish for the suspect: “That my attacker can be somewhere where he can’t harm anyone else, or if he needs help he can get the help he needs.”

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‘I am tired!’: Police officer makes viral video after hitting breaking point over anti-cop attitudes

Maj. Kelvin Dingle — operation commander at the Morehouse School of Medicine Department of Public Safety in Atlanta — made a video that has quickly gone viral.

“I wake up every morning and kiss my family goodbye, knowing that there’s a possibility I won’t come home,” Dingle says as he sits behind the wheel of his car. “I am tired of every time I wake up in the morning there’s someone else polarizing the fact that maybe law enforcement is just not a good thing! All of us are not bad! I am not as they are! Most of us are not! There are bad people in every career! I’m so goddamn tired! Tired! Tired!”

He ends the clip in a near whisper: “I’m so tired. I give everything. I give everything! I’m tired.”

The TikTok video has been viewed 1.6 million times as of Wednesday morning and seems to be striking a chord. Newsweek reported that one user wrote, “This absolutely breaks my heart. I am SO grateful for you and appreciate all you have sacrificed. I feel so blessed to have men like you.”

‘It wasn’t always that way’

Dingle told “Fox & Friends” Tuesday that when he created the video, he was simply riding home and thinking about how badly police officers have been treated recently. “And that day, I just, honestly, had enough. My heart was broken because of the things that I saw in just traveling home to my family, and it wasn’t always that way.”

He noted that often when other motorists see him in uniform on the road, they’re “frowning at me. People are purposely doing things to get my attention. They’re flipping me off.”

“This is something new,” he added to the program. “It’s a new attitude.”

Dingle confessed that “it’s really heartbreaking to me. When I got in law enforcement 20 years ago, it was not that way. In the last two years or so, law enforcement has really, really been just put out there as something negative. And we’re not. We actually took an oath to protect and serve.”

While he understands the anger over isolated instances where police officers “make bad decisions,” Dingle told “Fox & Friends” that “the majority of us that put this badge on every day, the majority of us want to protect and serve. … We’re generally good-hearted people that want to make a difference.”

Dingle added on the program that there was a time when other drivers waved hello and smiled at him on the road — and some even saluted him, which he said meant a lot due to his background as a Marine.

What can we do?

Dingle added to “Fox & Friends” that it’s possible a renewed positive attitude toward law enforcement in America can return — but not without communication and listening.

“The truth of the matter is, we have two sides, and two sides need to be heard,” he told the program. “But people need to listen — not to respond — but listen to understand. That’s the difference … if you can do that, I promise you there’s a solution out there. We just have to communicate … to find it.”

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Now over half of nearly 100 cases against federally charged Portland rioters are being dismissed — and only one perp is heading to prison so far

After it was revealed in March that federal prosecutors had thrown out over a third of its cases against Portland rioters — 31 of 90 cases stemming from last year’s lawlessness — the case-dismissal ratio has actually grown.

Now what?

According to Fox News, over half of the cases against federally charged Portland rioters are being dismissed or are on track for dismissal through a deferred resolution agreement — 58 of 97 cases.

The cable network said 32 cases are still pending, and its sources indicated many of them are likely to end in dismissals. Fox News added that only seven people have entered guilty pleas — and only one is heading to prison so far.

“It’s offensive to all the men and women who risked their lives in Portland for 90 to 120 days or even longer in some cases, being attacked night after night after night,” said Chad Wolf, the acting Secretary of Homeland Security under former President Trump, according to Fox News.

Billy Williams — the U.S. Attorney for Oregon under Trump who stepped down Feb. 28 at the request of President Joe Biden’s administration — told KGW-TV that the case dismissals as initially reported were due to prosecutors not believing they could prove guilt beyond a reasonable doubt.

“Each case was analyzed for the evidence that we had at the time,” Williams noted to the station. “Careful decisions were made on whether or not someone should be charged based on the evidence.”

And that’s pretty much what Lisa Hay, the federal public defender in Oregon, told Fox News in regard to the new case dismissal tally.

“I think the federal government went overboard in some of the ways they addressed these protests,” Hay told the cable network. “And what we’re seeing now is many of the cases that were brought because of the federal government’s overreach are now being dismissed.”

Fox News said of the 31 deferred resolution agreements, 19 were for individuals charged with felonies — and most were for alleged assaults on federal officers protecting the courthouse in Portland and other federal buildings under attack on a nightly basis

Williams signed some of the DRAs, the cable network said, while others have been signed by Scott Asphaug, acting U.S. Attorney in Oregon under Biden. Fox News said neither Williams nor Asphaug would comment in regard to this new report.

More from the cable network:

Wolf said Williams didn’t want to file many of the criminal charges in the first place. He said Williams pushed back on pressure from the White House and Attorney General Bill Barr arguing that protest is normal in Portland and filing federal charges will only inflame the situation.

Wolf said his urging of a tougher response has been vindicated. DHS eventually pulled most of the federal officers out of Portland leaving local police and prosecutors in charge of restoring peace. But sustained calm has not returned to the Rose City. Even with a new president in the White House, the riots and property destruction have continued.

Wolf says Portland Mayor Ted Wheeler is finally starting to realize that leaders can’t appease violent criminals.

Wolf added to Fox News that Wheeler has made a number of recent statements about trying to take back Portland from anarchists — “and that’s exactly what I told him in July.”

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Motorist appears to intentionally run over school bus driver — a mother of two — after honking horn at her, exiting his car to confront her

New York City police are looking for a motorist who appeared to intentionally run over a school bus driver in Brooklyn last week — an incident which was caught on video — after a confrontation in the street.

What are the details?

An SUV driver was apparently upset that a school bus was blocking his path at the corner of Hinsdale Street and Linden Boulevard around 5:15 p.m. Friday, Gothamist reported, citing police.

The outlet said the SUV driver began honking his horn when the bus didn’t move after the light turned green, according to police.

Gothamist reported that the motorist soon exited his vehicle and hit the bus windows — and may have broken the windshield, police said.


Image source: WCBS-TV video screenshot

Soon after 44-year-old Camella Gainey got out of her bus and stood on the median strip to record the driver, WCBS-TV reported.

Graphic video posted on Twitter by NYPD Crime Stoppers shows the motorist drive into and over Gainey, who’s left lying in a crosswalk as the SUV makes a right and speeds off.


Image source: WCBS-TV video screenshot

Police told WCBS that the motorist was driving a 2020 gray Subaru Crosstrek SUV with New York plates reading JKE-6183.


Image source: WCBS-TV video screenshot

The motorist in question is described as an adult male, about 5-foot-7, 155 pounds, with a dark complexion and thin build, WABC-TV reported, adding that he was last seen wearing a light-colored jacket, a green baseball cap, blue jeans, and sneakers.


Image source: WCBS-TV video screenshot

How is the school bus driver doing?

Gainey’s family said she was conscious and alert in the intensive care unit at Brookdale Hospital after suffering a broken right leg and ribs, WCBS reported, adding that she was scheduled for surgery Monday.

Gainey’s sister told the station that the victim is a mother of two and has been a bus driver for more than five years.

Anything else?

Carol Brown told WCBS she’s experienced road rage near the same intersection.

“It’s terrible … Nobody wants to wait for nobody … they start blowing [their horns at] you, start ‘B****, get out the way’ and stuff like that,” she said.

Brown added to the station in regard to Gainey getting run over that “you don’t do that to a human being. You just don’t do that.”

WABC said no individuals were on the bus at the time of the incident.

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VIDEO: Antifa militant jumps on car’s hood as fellow comrades close in. So the driver — reportedly an elderly man — hits the gas.

Left-wing militants posing as protesters are an eccentric bunch, to put it mildly.

Particularly when they assemble to block vehicle traffic on freeways and street-level intersections. To borrow a common phrase, they think they own the road.

Showing no apparent fear that they’ll be run over by motorists, their M.O. is to form a small army and stand in the way of moving vehicles — fully expecting motorists to stop.

And the strategy has pretty much worked. Drivers typically have been the first ones to blink, and depending on how much fear is involved, might even consider themselves lucky if they can make U-turns and escape with just a few dents and broken windows.

Yes, America — we have new kings and queens of the streets.

But not every driver dutifully bows at their throne.

What happened?

Surveillance video caught the moment when a motorist came upon a group of about 20 black-clad Antifa militants forming a complete blockade of a Seattle intersection just before 11 p.m. Saturday night.

Image source: Twitter video screenshot via @jasonrantz

At the start of the clip, a couple of drivers, on cue, abandoned the idea of getting too close to the militants staring them down in the crosswalks and simply turned around to search for other routes.

Image source: Twitter video screenshot via @jasonrantz

But one driver apparently was in no mood to capitulate.

Video shows the driver stopping about 50 feet from the intersection at the top right of the screen — and an Antifa militant waving what appears to be a flashlight at the car.

Image source: Twitter video screenshot via @jasonrantz

However, this particular driver chose not to turn around or sit idly by — and moved the vehicle forward. This irked Antifa a lot, and one comrade decided to show how irksome it was by jumping on the car’s hood.

Image source: Twitter video screenshot via @jasonrantz

Yowsa. The Antifa faithful began running toward the vehicle, and the driver quickly hit reverse — with the militant still on the hood.

Image source: Twitter video screenshot via @jasonrantz

And perhaps deciding that it would be a better idea to get out immediately rather than watching his car get smashed to bits — or worse — the driver hit the gas and simply sped through the roach-like swarm.

With the Antifa stuntperson still atop the hood.

Image source: Twitter video screenshot via @jasonrantz

Here’s the clip:

What happened next?

Conservative commentator Jason Rantz of KTTH-AM tweeted that the driver — an elderly male — was the victim and released. But Rantz said the individual on the hood was arrested.

In a subsequent tweet, Rantz added that the suspect — a female — claimed minor injuries and was headed to a hospital but was not being booked.

Rantz added a “PSA” to his tweet thread: “You do not have the right to block traffic, jump on the hoods of cars, or otherwise interfere with the rights of drivers or pedestrians, even if you think you’re a freedom fighter or hero.”

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VIDEO: Asian women attacked from behind by hammer-wielding suspect on NYC sidewalk

New York City police are on the hunt for a suspect they say attacked two Asian women with a hammer on a Manhattan sidewalk Sunday night.

NYPD Hate Crimes posted a video on Twitter of the attack, which took place in the 400 block of West 42nd Street.

What are the details?

Police said the two Asian women — ages 31 and 29 — were walking on the sidewalk around 8:40 p.m. when an unknown individual demanded they remove their masks and then struck the 31-year-old in the head with a hammer resulting in a cut.

Video shows the suspect approaching the women from behind and appearing to unleash the first hammer strike in the back of the head of one woman.


Image source: Twitter video screenshot via @NYPDHateCrimes

The unknown individual then appears to strike with the hammer at least three more times.


Image source: Twitter video screenshot via @NYPDHateCrimes


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Image source: Twitter video screenshot via @NYPDHateCrimes

But video shows that soon the hammer apparently is dropped and falls to the sidewalk.


Image source: Twitter video screenshot via @NYPDHateCrimes

And one of the victims picks up the hammer and appears to dare the attacker to try them again.


Image source: Twitter video screenshot via @NYPDHateCrimes

Amazingly the attacker — who loses both shoes in the melee — continues to jaw with the victims and appears to threaten to come at them again.


Image source: Twitter video screenshot via @NYPDHateCrimes

But the victims soon walk away from the scene as the attacker hollers and glares at them and puts her shoes back on.

Here are pair of closeups of the attacker:


Image source: NYPDHateCrimes

Police said to call 1-800-577-TIPS if you have information. Video of the attack is below:

Physical attacks against Asians have been spiking in New York City for most of 2021:

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Sunny Hostin of ‘The View’ declares ‘we need to shun those that refuse to get vaccinated’ — specifically ‘white evangelicals’ and ‘Republicans’

Sunny Hostin of “The View” tore into Americans who’ve indicated they won’t get the COVID-19 vaccine by saying we should “shun” them — and the co-host specifically called out “white evangelicals” and “Republicans.”

What are the details?

Hostin on Monday’s program decried the “politicization” of the vaccine controversy, calling out former President Donald Trump without naming him — and then proceeded to politicize things herself by using divisive and shaming language and phrases.

“This is just a vestige of the prior administration’s politicization of the mask and of the vaccine,” Hostin said of reason for vaccine hesitancy. “I mean, the prior administration was an anti-science administration, and I think we’re seeing the fallout of the bungling of the pandemic where it led to … the death[s] of over 500,000 people. We now know that studies show that had the pandemic … been dealt with in a different way, in a public-health manner, had these masks and efforts not been politicized in the way that they were, we could have saved hundreds of thousands of lives, including the lives of my in-laws.”

Perhaps Hostin missed the news that Trump — who, by the way, said he’s been vaccinated — recently called anti-vaccine sentiments “deranged pseudo-science” and ripped President Joe Biden for aiding such a point of view by pausing the Johnson & Johnson vaccine’s distribution.

Oh, and speaking of politicizing the vaccine, who remembers when Kamala Harris in September famously said she wouldn’t receive a vaccine developed under the Trump administration — and then happily received it in December when she was the vice president-elect?

But anyway, Hostin in her soft-spoken rant went on to target and blame specific groups.

“When you look at the folks that are not getting vaccinated — because it’s a quarter of Americans that aren’t getting vaccinated — white evangelicals: 45% say they won’t get vaccinated according to … Pew Research … almost 50% of Republicans are refusing to get the vaccine,” Hostin said. “So we won’t reach herd immunity because of those particular groups.”

Then the co-host lowered the boom: “So I say we need to shun those that refuse to get vaccinated.”

She added that unvaccinated Americans should be refused entry into certain places.

“I think if you have not been vaccinated, no entry. You want to get on a plane? You gotta be vaccinated, show proof of vaccination,” Hostin said. “And those people who don’t want to get vaccinated … that’s fine for you, but you can’t spread it to other people … you don’t get those other liberties that come with immunity. Something has to break. If that’s your personal choice not to get vaccinated, you don’t then get to infringe on the rights of those who have chosen to protect their fellow citizens.”

Hostin’s comments begin just after the 3:30 mark in the below clip:

Pushback

But co-host Meghan McCain, as you can imagine, wasn’t down with Hostin’s all-out assault on the unvaccinated — and pointed out that when concern abounded last year over vaccine hesitancy among the black community, the response was “compassion” and “empathy.” However, amid vaccine hesitancy with other groups, McCain said the response from the left has been “you dumb hillbillies; stay the hell away from me!”

She added that such messaging is “absolute garbage” and is “getting worse.”

“I have no problem with vaccines, but the messaging is psychotic,” McCain concluded, adding that “I’m horrified by the way people are talking to Republicans … I think we should try and meet people along instead of saying they’re dumb morons in the middle of the country that are going to kill everybody. It’s just not effective.”

Hostin is far from alone in her view

As it happens, Hostin is far from alone in her view. On Friday, USA Today published an op-ed by a far-left former Justice Department prosecutor titled, “It’s time to start shunning the ‘vaccine hesitant.’ They’re blocking COVID herd immunity.”

Like Hostin on her high horse, Michael J. Stern’s piece was full of venom and extremist sentiments, noting that “a quarter of the country is ruining [herd immunity] for all of us” — and he also took aim at white evangelicals and Republicans, saying “in the end the G.O.P., and the children of G.O.D., are perpetuating a virus that is sickening and killing people in droves.”

More from Stern’s piece:

A big part of the problem stems from the cultish relationship many evangelicals and Republicans have with the former president. They absorbed his endless efforts to downplay the danger of the virus and turn public health precautions into a political freedom movement. But the time for analyzing why these human petri dishes have chosen to ignore the medical science that could save them, and us, is over. We need a different strategy. I propose shunning.

Biden’s wildly successful vaccine rollout means that soon everyone who wants a vaccine will have one. When that happens, restaurants, movie theaters, gyms, barbers, airlines and Ubers should require proof of vaccination before providing their services.

And it shouldn’t stop there. Businesses should make vaccination a requirement for employment. A COVID-19 outbreak can shut down a business and be financially devastating. And failure to enforce basic health and safety measures is not fair to employees who have to work in offices, factories and stores where close contact is required. Things should get personal, too: People should require friends to be vaccinated to attend the barbecues and birthday parties they host. Friends don’t let friends spread the coronavirus.

(H/T: Washington Times)

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VIDEO: Gun-toting restaurant patron puts scare into Black Lives Matter protesters in Louisville

A Louisville restaurant patron put a bit of a scare into Black Lives Matter marchers Saturday night when video caught him pointing a handgun at the protesters in a wild scene amid tables on the sidewalk in front of La Chasse, the Courier-Journal reported.

What are the details?

The paper said the protesters’ demonstration coincided with the 147th Kentucky Derby and was in memory of Breonna Taylor, who was fatally shot by police last year.

Just after 8:30 p.m., protesters stopped outside La Chasse on Bardstown Road, which is about five miles northeast of Churchill Downs, and the Courier-Journal reported that a man watching from the restaurant’s patio pulled a gun and pointed it at protesters during a confrontation.

It’s not clear what led to the confrontation, but there are numerous examples of leftist protesters caught on video harassing and terrorizing restaurant patrons at their tables in the name of their causes — such as this courageous mob in Washington, D.C., last August:

But apparently the armed restaurant patron in Louisville wasn’t about to let anything like that happen to him.

Video of the confrontation begins with an image of the white-haired man in a blue dress shirt and light-colored pants standing near one of the outdoor tables and pointing a small handgun at the protesters, who are hollering and making gestures — but not daring to get anywhere near him.


Image source: Courier-Journal video screenshot

In the clip, one of the protesters can be heard hollering at the man, “You’re not the only one with a gun!”

Indeed, a pair of men armed with rifles and handguns who appeared to be acting as security for the protesters were seen facing down the white-haired patron and arguing with him.


Image source: Courier-Journal video screenshot

A woman who appeared to be one of the protesters and man who appeared to be restaurant employee did their best to keep things calm.


Image source: Courier-Journal video screenshot

The paper said other protesters told the group to keep moving, and a few minutes later several Louisville police cruisers pulled up in front of the restaurant. The Courier-Journal didn’t indicate if any arrests were made.

The video ends with the white-haired man and another man being led inside the restaurant as the more heavily armed men watch them leave the scene:

Anything else?

A number of Twitter commenters weighed in on a separate video of the incident posted by a Courier-Journal reporter.

While no context for the confrontation was noted in the tweet, it was clear where folks who observed the clip stand on the issue:

  • “THESE BLM turds NEED TO STAY THE F*** OUT OF PEOPLE LIVES,” one commenter wrote. “People that did nothing to harass get harassed in return. It’s going to backfire sooner than you think.”
  • “Bunch of stupid jackasses have pushed good decent people to the brink,” another user said. “Best look out!!”
  • “Good for him,” another commenter noted. “Stop harassing and threatening people eating diner.”
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Man says he was kicked off Southwest flight for failing to put his mask on — between bites of food

One minute Avi Mandel was minding his own business on a Southwest Airlines plane before takeoff this weekend and eating a box of Twizzlers — and the next minute, he was kicked off the Florida-bound flight.

What are the details?

Mandel told WBZ-TV that he had been a frequent Southwest customer — that is until his Sunday flight from Thurgood Marshall Baltimore Washington International Airport to Fort Lauderdale.

While waiting for the flight to take off, Mandel told the station he got hungry and opened a pack of Twizzlers — and naturally when one eats, a mask makes that kind of awkward. So he removed his mask.

Then a flight attendant told Mandel he had to put his mask on, WBZ said, and he recalled that she “kind of, like, ran away. And I’m like, ‘Oh, I guess she didn’t know I was eating.’ Then I hear on the loudspeaker, ‘Everyone who’s eating has to wear mask in between bites.'”

Suddenly, the plane returned to the gate, and a security team entered the plane to escort Mandel off, he told the station.


Image source: WBZ-TV video screenshot

There was no drama. Mandel told WBZ he remained calm and respectful despite feeling embarrassed — but other passengers stuck up for him.

He showed the station video of passenger Stephanie Misiaszek telling the security team, “That is so wrong. He did nothing wrong. Wow.”

The team was also told, “He was eating. Oh my God.”

After departing the plane, Mandel appeared on a video clip saying, “I, Avi Mandel, just got kicked off a plane because I wasn’t wearing my mask in between my bites while I was eating.”


Image source: WBZ-TV video screenshot

Mandel told WBZ he was rebooked on the next flight to Florida Monday morning but won’t fly Southwest again any time soon.

“It was absurd,” he told the station. “The way I was treated was absolutely absurd. It was crazy, and it wasn’t fair.”

Mandel added to WBZ that “there was no warning of it, there was no explanation, there was nothing. It was just a matter of, like, ‘I don’t like you; get off the plane.'”

Word from on high

After he emailed Southwest, the station said he learned that a new federal mask mandate went into effect in February requiring passengers to wear face masks at all times — including “in between bites.”

“If I knew this rule ahead of time, I would have happily listened, but I had no clue,” Mandel told WBZ.


Image source: WBZ-TV video screenshot

The Transportation Security Administration told the station that airline passengers can remove masks while eating, drinking, or taking medications — but they must put them on between bites and sips and cannot leave them off for “prolonged periods.”

Mandel maintained to WBZ that the rule that got him kicked off the flight wasn’t addressed beforehand.

“I think it could be handled a lot better, and I think the rule could have been placed better,” he told the station. “I always do follow the rules. I’m on their plane, I get it. But this was not a rule I knew of, and it wasn’t explained to me. I didn’t see it anywhere at that point, so to me, it wasn’t a rule that I was breaking. Had I known, I obviously would have done it differently, but you got to tell someone the rule in order for them to follow it.”

A Southwest spokesperson told WBZ in a statement that while the airline regrets “any inconvenience caused, the face covering policy is communicated throughout the booking and check-in process, and it’s the responsibility of their crew to enforce federal regulations.”

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Cops’ life-and-death choices and consequences in another light: Officer fired for allegedly running from shooting that left sergeant dead

The topic on everyone’s lips for most of this week has been the teenage girl fatally shot by police in Columbus, Ohio — and the bodycam video that showed her swinging a knife at other females prior to the trigger being pulled.

While experts said the officer acted appropriately — even CNN’s Don Lemon and Chris Cuomo defended the cop, saying he likely saved lives with his quick reaction — angry leftists complained the shooting was not justified:

Cops’ life-and-death choices in another light

Which brings us to a completely different life-and-death incident involving police and a suspect with a deadly weapon — and one that shows what can happen when cops allegedly do not engage the danger before them.

KPRC-TV reported that it obtained a termination letter Thursday indicating that a Houston police officer was fired after running away from a shooting that left a sergeant at the scene dead.

More from the station:

The letter signed by former Houston police Chief Art Acevedo reads Officer Vanessa Taylor was being indefinitely suspended for shirking her duty during
the October 2020 shooting that killed Sgt. Harold Preston and for her handling of a domestic violence complaint that led up to the gunfire.

According to the letter, a review board determined that Taylor was in a tactically superior position to the shooter. According to the letter, video from her body-worn camera showed that she ran from the scene of the shooting instead of engaging the shooter when the gunshots started. She hid at the back of the complex and failed to assist her fellow officers who had been wounded by the shooting, according to the letter.

“While citizens run from threats to their safety, police officers are expected to engage a suspect who is using deadly force to harm citizens and other officers and to assist injured persons,” Acevedo wrote, according to KPRC.

The letter also accused Taylor of failing to aid Preston and Officer Courtney Waller, despite Waller radioed that he had been hit and that Preston was down and unresponsive, the station said.

“After Officer Taylor discovered both Officer Waller and Sergeant Preston had been shot, Officer Taylor chose to stay where she was and wait for backup instead of engaging the threat or assisting either officer,” Acevedo wrote, KPRC noted.

In addition, Taylor is accused of failing to radio information to backup officers responding to the scene and remaining on the area’s perimeter instead of helping a rescue team, the station said.

“When backup officers arrived at the scene, they quickly formed an extrication team, and rescued Sergeant Preston from the side of [the suspect’s] front door in order to provide CPR to him,” Acevedo wrote, according to KPRC. “Officer Taylor did not assist the responding officers but instead stayed on the perimeter of the scene and watched the other officers respond.”


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The letter referred to the suspect as “Mr. E.M.” — and the station said the initials stand for Elmer Manzano who’s awaiting trial on capital murder, attempted capital murder, and aggravated assault charges in connection with the shooting

More from KPRC:

According to the letter, Taylor did not properly handle the domestic violence complaint at the center of the shooting incident. The letter stated that she and Waller failed to deem the victim as credible, even though her story was consistent and corroborated. That led the Harris County District Attorney’s Office to decline charges of terroristic threat against Manzano.

Acevedo’s letter noted Taylor was working at the police station where Manzano’s estranged wife filed a domestic violence complaint three days prior to the death of Preston. Acevedo noted Taylor helped Mazano’s estranged wife file that complaint.

“Throughout the course of this incident, Officer Taylor showed a severe lack of sound judgment,” Acevedo wrote, according to the station.

Taylor is appealing her termination, KPRC reported, adding that state records show she had been with the department for five years.

The station added that Waller was suspended for 20 days and noted that sources indicated the disciplinary action was over his handling of an earlier domestic violence claim made by the complainant.


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‘Take these masks off of my child!’: Fed-up mom of kindergarten student goes off on school board for continuing mask mandate through next year

A fed-up Georgia mother read the riot act to the Gwinnett County Board of Education last week and demanded that the members end the COVID-19 mask mandate for students that has been extended through next year,
Fox News reported.

Video of Courtney Ann Taylor’s fiery comments to the board at its April 15 meeting have gone viral.

“Every month I come here, and I hear the same thing: ‘social emotional health.’ If you truly mean that, you would end the mask requirement tonight,” Taylor said.

What else did she say?

Taylor added that it’s been over a year since life shut down over the pandemic, every adult in Georgia is eligible to receive vaccines — and most importantly, children aren’t adversely affected by the coronavirus.

“Every one of us knows that young children are not affected by this virus. They’re not!” she told the board, adding that it’s “a blessing.”

“But as the adults, what have we done with that blessing?” Taylor continued. “We’ve shoved it to the side and we’ve said, ‘We don’t care. You’re still gonna wear a mask on your face every day … You still can’t play together on the playground like normal children … We don’t care. We’re still going to force you to carry a burden that was never yours to carry.’ Shame on us!”

She tearfully added that her 6-year-old daughter — a kindergartner — is weary of the mask requirement, and it has to end.

“It’s April 15, 2021, and it’s time!” Taylor said. “Take these masks off of my child!”

She added that citizens voted for the school board members — and not for the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

“We chose you to make decisions that would be in our children’s best interest,” Taylor told the board. “Enforcing 5, 6, 7, 8, and 9-year-old little children to cover their noses and their mouths — where they breathe — for seven hours a day, every day for the last nine months for a virus that you know doesn’t affect them! That is not in their best interest!”

Before stepping away from the microphone, she added that “this has to stop. Defend our children … Take these off of our children.”

‘No end in sight’

Taylor also spoke to Fox News after her address and said that there seems to be “no end in sight” to the mask mandate, and that it’s “heartbreaking.”

She added that “kindergarten is supposed to be fun,” and that it’s where students learn social norms, cues, and skills such as resolving conflict.

“I don’t see how any of the children can really do that and have a real childhood right now,” she said.

Taylor added to Fox News that she’s received a lot of support since her comments went viral and that “it’s not OK to put our children through something that we disagree with like this.”

The cable network added that she’s started a change.org petition demanding that Gwinnett County Public Schools make masks optional for children.

“It is the parent’s responsibility to make health decisions for their children,” the petition reads, according to Fox News. “The parents decide which pediatrician they see and which vaccines they receive, so they also decide if their child is going to cover their nose and mouth. Stop trying to parent our children for us.”

As of Thursday evening, the petition has reached nearly 900 signatures out of its goal of 1,000, the cable network said.

Fox News said the Gwinnett County school board didn’t immediately respond to its request for comment.

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CNN’s Don Lemon, Chris Cuomo actually defend officer who fatally shot teen girl who swung knife at other females

CNN’s Don Lemon and Chris Cuomo on Wednesday night appeared to defend the officer who fatally shot a teenage girl caught on police bodycam video swinging a knife at other females during a fight in front of a Columbus, Ohio, residence the previous day.

What did Lemon and Cuomo have to say?

TheBlaze regularly takes to task Lemon and Cuomo for radical, leftist commentary they add to the news, but in this instance the pair delivered fair-minded, sober perspectives on the tragic incident, which took place just before the verdict was read in the Derek Chauvin murder trial.

As Cuomo was signing off his program and passing the baton to Lemon, the pair began talking about the shooting. Lemon noted there was a “lot of emotion” and “lot of anguish” about it, but he pivoted and said, “We’ve got to be fair about what happens when police arrive at scenes.”

He explained that despite the fact that the victim was an adolescent, “when police are chasing people, they don’t know how old they are.”

“When they roll up on a scene, they see people tussling around, someone has a knife, and their job is to protect and serve every life on that scene,” Lemon continued. “And if they see someone who is in the process of taking a life … what decision do they have to make?”

They both also countered arguments many have made asserting that the officer could have used a Taser instead of a gun in that situation.

“Tasers don’t work the way guns work,” Lemon offered.

“Not at that distance,” Cuomo noted in agreement. “And not with that amount of time.”

Lemon reminded viewers that Tasters “don’t always connect” — the prongs have to grab the skin correctly in order for the electrical charge to effectively disable a suspect.

‘That’s why I’m not a police officer’

Then Lemon invoked the female who nearly became a victim: “If the woman in the pink was my sister, niece, wife, whatever … you have to make a decision. Is one life on that scene more valuable than another? And if someone is trying to take a life on that scene, do you protect the life of the person trying to take the life, or do you protect the life of the person whose life is in imminent danger at that point? That’s why I’m not a police officer.”

He also observed that “at a certain distance, a stabbing, a knife can be much more lethal than a bullet. And especially if you get stabbed in the artery, in the temple, somewhere that you’re gonna bleed out.”

Cuomo said, “I feel for that officer. You can hear it in his voice when … the man on the side was saying, ‘You shot my baby! You shot my baby!’ And [the officer] said, ‘She had a knife, she went right at her.’ You know this is something that he’s gonna have to live with also.”

Lemon added, “Either way in that position, I think that someone’s life probably would have ended. It could have been the other woman in the pink, or it could’ve been the 16-year-old who sadly ended up dying.”

Cuomo said he had spoken to “an older woman of color” about the shooting and that a man told the officer, “You shot my baby” — and the woman told Cuomo, “Shame on him!”

‘Where were the parents? What were they doing?’

When Cuomo questioned why the woman had that reaction, he said she told him, “He came running out of that house; why didn’t he stop it? Where were the parents? What were they doing? .. why did the police have to come and control that situation? Why didn’t he?”

Cuomo also observed that the man who ran out of the house is seen on bodycam video trying to kick a female in the head: “He’s an active part of the fight; the adults have to be adults, too.”

He also said that, in the end, the officer has a “duty to use force to protect his own life or the life of another.”


Don Lemon And Chris Cuomo Defend The Officer Who Shot Ma’Khia Bryant

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Lemon and Cuomo stand out from others on the left who remain upset about the shooting, despite the fact that it’s clearly visible that the teen girl was swinging a knife.

Such as NBA superstar LeBron James, who posted a tweet to his 50 million followers threatening the Columbus police officer who pulled the trigger, posting an image allegedly of the officer and adding the text, “YOU’RE NEXT.”

In addition, numerous media outlets even tried to hide the fact that the teen was swinging a knife when she was shot, outrageously jumping at the chance to refer to her as “unarmed.”

And as for those who just want to defund police and keep them away from all those commonplace knife fights between kids, the day before the Columbus incident a 13-year-old girl reportedly stabbed another 13-year-old to death in Cincinnati — and cops were nowhere in sight.

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YouTube CEO receives ‘Free Expression’ award — and mockery ensues over platform’s track record of crushing free expression

YouTube CEO Susan Wojcicki received a “Free Expression” award from the Freedom Forum Institute in a virtual ceremony last week — sponsored by YouTube, incidentally — and observers mercilessly mocked the gesture given YouTube’s notorious track record of crushing free speech.

What are the details?

As part of the ceremony posted to YouTube, Wojcicki sat for an interview in which she lauded the concept of free expression.

“I’ve just seen the real benefits that freedom of speech has, as well as representing people of all different backgrounds and all different perspectives, and that the freedoms we have, we really can’t take for granted,” she said. “We really have to make sure that we’re protecting them in every way possible.”

But Wojcicki also emphasized YouTube’s community guidelines and that there are “limits” to what the platform can allow.

Yeah, you might say that:

  • In 2019, Wojcicki admitted that YouTube took down hundreds of ads for then-President Donald Trump yet claimed the purge was done without political bias.
  • Last year, YouTube removed a viral video featuring frontline doctors calling for an end to the quarantine and comparing COVID-19 to the flu.
  • Earlier this month, YouTube removed a video of a public health roundtable hosted by Florida Republican Gov. Ron DeSantis featuring a panel of scientists and researchers who challenged the effectiveness of COVID-19 lockdowns and masks.

How did folks react?

As you might guess, YouTube and Wojcicki were savaged, both for their history of squelching content and for sponsoring the award ceremony itself. Heck, the video itself received over 21,000 down votes compared to only 88 up votes as of Wednesday afternoon:

  • “Free Expression Award?” one Twitter user asked. “Are they having a laugh[?] Didn’t she just censor the governor of Florida speaking with medical experts[?]”
  • “LOL, YouTube receiving an award for free expression/pro first amendment is Orwellian s**t,” another Twitter commenter declared. “What’s next[?] Facebook getting an award for respecting privacy?”

Well, at least YouTube didn’t turn off comments (yet) under the video of the virtual award ceremony, where a bevy of gems can be found:

  • “The Ministry of Truth has awarded The Ministry of Truth an award for being the most truthful ministry,” one commenter quipped.
  • “Well, at least this is a great example of free expression,” another user noted. “Just make up an award and give it to yourself.”
  • “Censor-Tube giving itself a Free Expression Award,” another commenter observed. “I think we need to invent a new word for the level of irony this has reached.”


2021 Free Expression Awards Highlight: Susan Wojcicki

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‘Loot all that s**t!’: Leftist supports looting, says if blacks looted ‘every store’ in the country, it wouldn’t come close to ‘debt that America owes us’

The host of a new show on YouTube — “Burn It Down with Kim Brown” — recently told her viewers she supports looting and that even if black people looted every store in the country, whatever material gains were acquired would pale in comparison to the “debt that America owes us.”

What are the details?

Fox News’ Tucker Carlson highlighted Kim Brown’s show on his program earlier this week with a clip that’s now gaining some online traction.

“For the record, I support all that s**t,” Brown said on the clip. “I support them looting the damn Dollar Tree. I support the looting of … what other s**t did they loot? … like the Advanced Auto Parts. I remember last year they looted Target. I support all that s**t! Loot all that s**t! Do you know why? Because black people and marginalized and oppressed people could loot every store in this whole f***ing country for 200 f***ing years — it would not even come close to the debt that America owes us.”

Another cut of the video shows Brown saying, “Tear all that s**t up! Tear it up! Because really … that’s the only language this country understands.”

Carlson mocked Brown and the platforms her show is on, noting he assumes they haven’t considered censoring it and that he doubts she’s feeling any heat.

“We’re pretty sure the FBI isn’t at Kim Brown’s house tonight,” Carlson said. “We’re confident that ’60 Minutes’ isn’t planning some extensive hit piece on her — no, those are reserved for Florida governors. In America’s many newsrooms, Kim Brown is not considered a threat to anyone — she’s considered an ally. Who’s the threat? It’s people who didn’t vote for Joe Biden; they must be hounded into submission by the American news media.”

Looks like she loves the attention

In case you’re wondering who Brown is, at the moment her fame appears to be quite limited. Her YouTube videos garner only a few hundred views each, there’s no blue check mark next to her Twitter handle, and she only has 756 followers as of Wednesday afternoon.

But since Carlson ran her clip, all of that may be changing:

“Thanks for helping us almost meet all of our April goals Tucker!” she tweeted Tuesday. “Still need 5 more patrons though! Join today to piss off Tucker Carlson!”

Brown also shared on Twitter that she was invited to appear on Fox News’ “The Story with Martha McCallum” but declined, saying that after Carlson used her clip that she’s been “called every kind of n***** c**t ghetto whore terrorist on every social media platform” and that she’ll only be interviewed if it’s a paid appearance.

And in defense of her “loot all that s**t” clip, Brown tweeted that “looting is the American way. Ask Indigenous nations, black entrepreneurs/homeowners, Iraq, and the African continent. America loots like no other.”

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