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August 18th, 2021 - 10:12 pm § in Law and Courts, Racism

Racist “Karen” ordered to pay BLM protesters

A former ice cream shop owner, who has relocated to another state, has been ordered to pay $500 each to 9 “peaceful” Black Lives Matters protesters he’s accused of harassing under a recently-passed New York “anti-Karen” law (read story here). The man’s actions wer[...]

July 22nd, 2021 - 1:25 pm § in Politics

Pelosi is 110% right about the Jan. 6 inquiry

She won’t let Reps. Jim Jordan (R-OH) and Jim Banks (R-IN) participate, and she shouldn’t. GOP House leader Kevin McCarthy (R-TX) doesn’t like it. Most other Republicans don’t like it, either. You don’t expect them to. “This is deadly serious,” Pelosi said. “This [...]

June 24th, 2021 - 12:27 pm § in Law and Courts, Racism

How much prison time will Derek Chauvin get?

George Floyd’s killer appears in court for sentencing tomorrow, Friday, June 24, 2021, and “at least” 12 years in prison, The Hill reports (see story here). Under Minnesota sentencing guidelines, the maximum possible sentence is 40 years, “but because Chauvin has no previous [...]

June 17th, 2021 - 10:12 pm § in Law and Courts, Politics

St. Louis gun wavers plead guilty

Update: Mark and Patricia McCloskey, the St. Louis attorney couple who brandished guns at Black Lives Matter protesters peacefully walking past their home, pleaded guilty to misdemeanors and will pay fines, CNN reported on Thursday, June 17, 2021. They also will surrender the guns they used to threa[...]

May 25th, 2021 - 8:16 pm § in Law and Courts

Tamir’s killer wants his cop job back

Timothy Loehmann (photo, left) is back in court trying to get his job back. (Read story here.) Loehmann was the trigger-happy rookie cop who shot Tamir Rice, a 12-year-old black boy, in a Cleveland public park in 2014. Rice was playing with a toy gun. Loehmann and a veteran officer were sent to the [...]

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[...]