Posts Tagged ‘Black Lives Matter’

September 15th, 2020 - 12:53 am § in Donald Trump, News Media, Politics

BLM more popular than Trump

This article contains news with liberal commentary. This was back in June, so it’s old news, but it has just come to my attention and it’s too delicious to pass up. “Fox News host Tucker Carlson, who’s been railing against the Black Lives Matter (BLM) movement in recent days amid[...]

September 8th, 2020 - 3:18 pm § in Donald Trump, Politics, Racism

ABC News: Protesters aren’t causing the violence

News with liberal commentary. ABC News reported on Tuesday, September 8, 2020: “The images are stark — people clashing with police, buildings on fire, vandalism, shootings and even killings. Some, including President Donald Trump, appear to have conflated some of the violence across the nation w[...]

August 11th, 2020 - 10:38 pm § in Racism

Klansman gets 6 years for plowing into protesters

A Virginia Klan leader and “propagandist for Confederate ideology” who revved his engine before plowing into BLM protesters, then reportedly boasted, “they scattered like cockroaches. It’s kind of funny if you ask me,” got 6 years in prison on misdemeanor charges of assault[...]

August 8th, 2020 - 3:34 pm § in Racism

“All lives matter” vigilante erases girl’s chalk art

Her name is Zhuri, she’s 3 years old, and draws “Black Lives Matter” in chalk, on the sidewalk in front of her mom’s home. Then along comes “Jim” with a bucket of water and erases “Black” every time she does. Or did until neighbors intervened. Read sto[...]

July 29th, 2020 - 6:36 pm § in Misc.

Sheriff threatens to stop taking calls from public library over its support for Black Lives Matter

“A Nevada sheriff told a local library system not to bother calling 911 after it expressed support for the Black Lives Matter movement,” CNN reported on Wednesday, July 29, 2020. “That message came from Douglas County Sheriff Dan Coverley … a day before the county’s pub[...]

July 28th, 2020 - 11:34 am § in Racism

Police identify “umbrella man” breaking windows in Minneapolis rioting

They haven’t released his name to the public yet, pending filing of charges, but believe the 32-year-old suspect is a member of Hell’s Angels and Aryan Cowboys, a white supremacist prison gang, and was “seeking to incite racial tension,” the Minneapolis Star Tribune reported.[...]

July 27th, 2020 - 3:33 pm § in Donald Trump, Racism

Trump refuses to pay respects to Rep. John Lewis at rotunda

The casket of Rep. John Lewis is in the Capitol rotunda, where he is lying in state, in tribute to the civil rights icon. Many are paying their respects. But one is not. “No, I won’t be going, no,” Trump told reporters when asked if he planned to attend. Read story here. Lewis became a [&helli[...]

June 30th, 2020 - 10:19 pm § in Donald Trump, Politics

Update: Police seize AR-15 from St. Louis couple who confronted BLM marchers

By now you’ve probably heard about the St. Louis couple who brandished guns at protesters walking by their home. Some claimed on social media they’re Democrats and BLM supporters. They’re not. Mark and Patricia McCloskey are personal injury lawyers who specialize in brain and spina[...]

June 23rd, 2020 - 11:04 am § in Racism

What’s wrong with “white lives matter”?

On its face, nothing; in context, everything. White lives, of course, matter. All lives matter. Police officers’ (“blue lives”) matter. If it went no farther than that, it wouldn’t be a problem. But it is a problem, because those phrases have become a counterpoint to “b[...]