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October 15th, 2020 - 6:00 pm § in Law and Courts

Denver security guard to be charged with 2nd degree murder

“A security guard who allegedly killed a man near dueling protests in downtown Denver last weekend will be charged with second-degree murder,” NBC News reported on Thursday, October 15, 2020. “The charges against Matthew Dolloff, 30, in the fatal shooting of Lee Keltner, 49, will [...]

October 13th, 2020 - 11:34 pm § in Law and Courts

Denver shooting victim was a biker with a criminal record and had a gun

The shooting at dueling protests in Denver on Saturday, October 10, 2020, is one of the most thoroughly documented fatal confrontations ever. There are numerous videos and more than 70 photographs depicting the exact sequence of events. Lee Keltner, the man killed by a security guard in Denver on Sa[...]

October 12th, 2020 - 1:43 pm § in Donald Trump

Little Green Men From Mars

There were violent protests in Portland, Oregon, this weekend. (This isn’t news; it’s cut-and-paste.) Rioters toppled statues of Lincoln and Teddy Roosevelt and broke windows in the Oregon Historical Society. Some businesses also were vandalized. The protest was organized by a group call[...]

October 10th, 2020 - 9:05 pm § in Law and Courts, Politics

Rightwinger killed at Denver protest by TV crew’s security guard

A private security guard hired by a Denver TV station to protect its news crew killed a Patriot Muster protester on Saturday, October 10, 2020, during protests and counter-protests in downtown Denver. The security guard was contracted through Pinkerton to the TV station. He didn’t have a requi[...]

September 26th, 2020 - 5:20 pm § in Donald Trump, Politics, Racism

Proud Boys Portland rally fizzles in the rain

A Proud Boys rally held in Portland, Oregon, on Saturday, September 26, 2020, attracted “numbers far below what they’d projected, and then began to disperse after less than two hours,” Oregon Public Broadcasting (OPB) reported (here). The group expected 20,000 but only 200 showed u[...]

September 23rd, 2020 - 5:27 pm § in Misc.

Why wasn’t this cop fired years ago?

This article contains news and liberal commentary? “A former Tennessee state trooper’s insistence that he never yanked the mask off a protester near the state Capitol has been refuted by surveillance footage and an eyewitness account from a fellow law enforcement officer,” ABC News[...]

September 23rd, 2020 - 4:40 pm § in Racism

BREAKING NEWS: No charges for killing Breonna Taylor

This article contains news with liberal commentary. The facts of the case Police suspected Taylor’s current and prior boyfriends of drug dealing, and obtained a no-knock warrant to search her apartment for drugs I(none were found). When they battered down the door, her current boyfriend believ[...]

September 21st, 2020 - 9:09 pm § in Politics

Florida makes protesting a felony

This article contains news with sarcastic liberal commentary. “Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis released a sweeping set of proposals … that would dramatically crack down on people who attend protests that turn violent or disorderly by threatening them with a mix of felonies and increased jail t[...]

September 20th, 2020 - 3:35 pm § in Racism

Should cops who randomly arrest people be arrested for kidnapping?

This article contains news and liberal commentary. In Aurora, Colorado, anti-police protesters (and who is for Aurora cops?) “could face years in prison over what critics say are trumped-up charges,” stemming from “a July 3 protest in which a crowd of 600 surrounded an Aurora polic[...]

September 17th, 2020 - 11:30 pm § in Donald Trump, Politics

Kenosha will get none of $44 million of federal aid Trump promised

When Trump visited Kenosha on September 1, 2020, he promised the city $44 million of federal aid. But every penny of that is money previously appropriated and legally obligated for other purposes, including Covid-19 relief, and the city will get none of it. Read story here. Photo: Trump (center) and[...]