The NRA Has Spent Decades Warning About Police Crackdowns. Now It’s Utterly Silent. https://www.motherjones.com/anti-racism-police-protest/2020/06/nra-police-protest-george-floyd-donald-trump/
Masks are tyranny but secret police aren’t Nothing but crickets from so-called conservatives. https://stoehr.substack.com/p/masks-are-tyranny-but-secret-police
Nothing Can Justify the Attack on Portland. The question of whether these arrests are appropriate has a clear answer—at least in a nation that purports to live under the rule of law. https://www.theatlantic.com/ideas/archive/2020/07/nothing-can-justify-attack-portland/614413/
‘Get the hell out of our uniforms’: It’s getting hard to tell who are the real law enforcement as camouflaged Feds crack down on protests https://www.businessinsider.com/military-uniforms-protest-police-border-patrol-2020-7
This interview with the Navy veteran who shrugged off a brutal assault by feds in Portland is one of the most powerful things I’ve ever seen. If you have two minutes please watch. Joshua Potash on Twitter
America, here’s the truth about Portland’s protests that the mainstream is hiding Donald Trump chose Portland to show his white nationalist fans that he is willing to use violence to quell Black lives protesters. And Mayor Ted Wheeler is no hero either. He’s responsible for gassing, beating, and arresting nonviolent demonstrators, too. https://www.revolt.tv/2020/7/21/21332826/portland-protests-truth
Facing unrest on American streets, Trump turns Homeland Security powers inward https://www.washingtonpost.com/national/facing-unrest-on-american-streets-trump-turns-homeland-security-powers-inward/2020/07/21/655e7822-cb71-11ea-89ce-ac7d5e4a5a38_story.html
Trump directs a campaign ad in Portland President Donald Trump is conjuring up an American dystopia — using the government and his supporters as producers. https://www.politico.com/news/2020/07/25/trump-directs-a-campaign-ad-in-portland-381423?cid=apn
Trump threatens to deploy federal agents to Chicago and other U.S. cities led by Democrats https://www.washingtonpost.com/national/defending-portland-crackdown-trump-pledges-to-deploys-feds-to-chicago-and-other-us-cities-led-by-democrats/2020/07/20/fda42b8a-caaa-11ea-89ce-ac7d5e4a5a38_story.html
More examples of Peaceful protests massive march in Brooklyn right now. Been like this for 10 minutes Christopher Mathias on Twitter
“All lives can’t matter until black lives matter, (too).” https://wepresent.wetransfer.com/story/a-manifesto-by-patrisse-cullors/
Who are these men ? What Law Enforcement agency are they with? Where are the badges, insignia, and names? Many of them are obese and unfit. The facial hair is unusual for Federal Officers. This is an urgent matter. This is not ok in America. We do not have secret police here Steve Schmidt on Twitter
Our country has been looted by lobbyists for more than half a century and in that time our expectations have been squished to nothing. 8 out of 10 Americans live paycheck to paycheck. 1 out of 3 don’t know how they’ll pay rent next month. It’s time to be mad as hell.
Joe Sanberg #BlackLivesMatter on Twitter
Erik Prince Recruits Ex-Spies to Help Infiltrate Liberal Groups https://www.nytimes.com/2020/03/07/us/politics/erik-prince-project-veritas.html
Black River Mercenaries In Portland: Security Firm Owned by Besty DeVos’s Brother Erik Prince Under Fire https://www.thecourierdaily.com/portland-black-river-water-mercenaries-security-betsy-devos-brother/23052/
Trump’s gestapo beat up a 14 year old girl on a bike.
Make no mistake, this is Trump’s dress rehearsal for martial law.
WOW… so this is how Ridgewood, NJ police officers make sure people wear helmets when riding bikes? The EXCESSIVE use of force against this 15-year-old Latinx bicyclist is unacceptable!! We need answers NOW.
Somehow this clip didn’t make it into Jim Jordan, Bill Barr and the rest of the GOP’s presentation. #BarrHearing This is one of the most disturbing videos I have seen out of Portland yet. If this is what federal troops will do to a woman when the world is watching, imagine what they would have done if they were alone.
This is not my America. Joy Reid on Twitter
Google and other tech companies should not censor this ad by @prioritiesUSA and @colorofchangeThey shouldn’t hide the abusive actions of government agents or the authoritarian actions of Donald Trump. Tell @Google what you think. Julián Castro on Twitter
‘Umbrella Man’ went viral breaking windows at a protest. He was a white supremacist trying to spark violence, police say. — The Washington Post
Homeland Security Was Destined to Become a Secret Police Force
Trump ordered federal forces to quell Portland protests. But the chaos ended as soon as they left. https://www.washingtonpost.com/nation/2020/07/31/portland-protests-federal-calm/
Police identify ‘Umbrella Man’ as associate of Hell’s Angels, white supremacists https://www.ajc.com/news/police-identify-umbrella-man-as-associate-of-hells-angels-white-supremacists/SQRRJU52ABGU5ENHMCUHN6ZTLY/
A Right-Wing Militia Showed Up at a Statue Protest and a Protester Got Shot — VICE
Analysis | Who caused the violence at protests? It wasn’t antifa. — The Washington Post
Videos of alleged police misconduct went viral. Then what happened? — Reuters
Police detain armed militia members after man is shot at Albuquerque protest — The Washington Post
Members of armed militia taken into custody after man is shot at Albuquerque protest — The Washington Post
Armed Protests against Covid19 Restrictions