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Man arrested after suspected homemade explosive device found at Vereeniging, South Africa mosque
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Rahm Emanuel Again Pressed to Resign After Another Bloody Weekend in Chicago
[Townhall] Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel has done little to address the violence in his city, his critics say. That's why the organizers of an upcoming non-violence rally want him to have nothing to do with it. In fact, the demonstrators are planning to call for Emanuel and police Superintendent Eddie Johnson to step down. One of the leading organizers, Rev. Gregory Livingston, even compared Johnson to infamous figures like Gov. George Wallace, the former Alabama governor who spewed racism, promoted segregation and resisted civil rights.

Emanuel has been condemned for his inaction as Chicago experiences more shootings and homicides. This past weekend, 42 people were shot, 5 of whom were killed. Almost 300 people have been killed in the city this year. The Chicago Tribune offered some possible causes for the bloodshed, including increased gang warfare, access to guns, police morale, and poverty.
Posted by: Besoeker || 08/01/2018 05:14 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [6477 views] Top|| File under:

#1  The claim of Emanuel doing "little to address the violence" is a red herring. LaBron James could be elected mayor of Chicago and the violence would continue.

Posted by: Besoeker || 08/01/2018 5:27 Comments || Top||

#2  None of Rahm's North Shore constituency was shot. The Gold Coast is safe.
Posted by: 3dc || 08/01/2018 5:33 Comments || Top||

#3  Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel has done little to address the violence in his city

...cause to do so would be RACIST!
Posted by: Procopius2k || 08/01/2018 6:57 Comments || Top||

#4  in 2014, there were about 420 homicides in Chicago
in 2015, there were about 470 homicides in Chicago

the Laquan McDonald shooting which led to BLM protests was in Nov 2015

in 2016, there were about 770 homicides in Chicago
in 2017, about 650
in 2018, on a pace to have about 550

too many but it is progress
Posted by: lord garth || 08/01/2018 8:21 Comments || Top||

#5  ...so you are saying its sort of naturally clearing out the 'deadwood'?
Posted by: Procopius2k || 08/01/2018 8:42 Comments || Top||

#6  Sales and marking district conflicts, nothing to be seen here.
Posted by: Besoeker || 08/01/2018 9:35 Comments || Top||

#7 
Fewer living targets. A good sign. Effective Darwinism.
Posted by: Roger29 Palms || 08/01/2018 23:36 Comments || Top||

#8  Why do I think Rahm Emanuel was "placed" rather than "elected?"
Posted by: JohnQC || 08/01/2018 23:46 Comments || Top||


Fifth Column
Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and Linda Sarsour co-headline political action conference
h/t Instapundit
Socialist Democratic Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and Women’s March co-leader Linda Sarsour were featured speakers at the 16th Annual Universal Muslim Association of America (UMAA) held on July 29, 2018.
Free education, free medical care, and juden-frei?
Posted by: g(r)omgoru || 08/01/2018 11:31 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [6486 views] Top|| File under:

#1  Shi*birds of a feather.
Posted by: Besoeker || 08/01/2018 14:48 Comments || Top||


Home Front: Politix
Hillary Clinton Gets Involved in The Midterm Elections In A Major Way
[Daily Caller] Failed presidential candidate Hillary Clinton is now getting involved in the 2018 midterms, putting money into races across the country.

Clinton reportedly made the maximum donation of $5,000 to 19 different Democratic candidates running in 2018. She made the donations through the group "Onward Together."

Hillary has repeatedly attacked President Trump since losing the election. (RELATED: NEW BOOK: Hillary Clinton Went On ’F**k-Laced’ Tirade Against Trump During 2016 Debate Prep)

In an appearance in March, she speculated that people voted for Trump because they "didn’t like black people getting rights."

"So I won the places that are optimistic, diverse, dynamic, moving forward, and his whole campaign ‐ ’Make America Great Again’ ‐ was looking backwards. ’You know, you didn’t like black people getting rights, you don’t like women, you know, getting jobs, you don’t want to, you know, see that Indian-Americans are succeeding more than you are ‐ whatever your problem is, I’m going to solve it,'" she said.
Posted by: Besoeker || 08/01/2018 05:03 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [6466 views] Top|| File under:

#1  So what should the Republicans do with their expanded control of the house and senate while Trump is president?
Posted by: Bright Pebbles || 08/01/2018 5:17 Comments || Top||

#2  Do nothing. They're shills for the Donks. Have been for over a generation. They just move slower.
Posted by: Procopius2k || 08/01/2018 8:40 Comments || Top||

#3  See, if Hilly promotes the "Blue Wave" and the Dems sweep the House and Senate, then impeach the Russian-meddling Trumpkins, then she'd know for sure the loss of the election was not her fault!

Simple logic.
Posted by: Bobby || 08/01/2018 9:55 Comments || Top||


Facebook Says It Has Identified A Political Influence Campaign Aimed At Creating Left-Wing ‘Resistance’
[DAILYCALLER] Facebook announced Tuesday that it has removed 32 inauthentic Instagram and Facebook profiles and pages because the company believes they were part of a coordinated disinformation campaign.

"We’re still in the very early stages of our investigation and don’t have all the facts ‐ including who may be behind this. But we are sharing what we know today given the connection between these bad actors and protests that are planned in Washington next week. We will update this post with more details when we have them, or if the facts we have change," the company said in a statement.

Many of the named pages and accounts seem to espouse progressive or left-wing political messages. One page, "Resisters," went as far as creating an event scheduled between August 10 and 12 called "No Unite the Right 2 ‐ DC."

About 2,600 Facebook users expressed interest in the event and more than 600 said they were attending, according to the company.

"Inauthentic admins of the ’Resisters’ Page connected with admins from five legitimate Pages to co-host the event. These legitimate Pages unwittingly helped build interest in ’No Unite Right 2 ‐ DC’ and posted information about transportation, materials, and locations so people could get to the protests," Facebook said.

The page linking to information to the event has been taken down and Facebook said it would continue sharing information with law enforcement and Congress.

Unlike previous incidents, Facebook did not seem confident it would be able to identify who was behind the campaign.

Over 290,000 accounts followed "at least one of these" fake pages, which had names like "Aztlan Warriors," a pro-Latin American page, "Black Elevation," a Black pride page and "Mindful Being."

Some images posted from "Resisters" included memes calling on President Donald Trump
...New York real estate developer, described by Dems as illiterate, racist, misogynistic, and what ever other unpleasant descriptions they can think of, elected by the rest of us as 45th President of the United States...
to resign from office while others posted images with feminist slogans. According to The New York Times

...which still proudly displays Walter Duranty's Pulitzer prize...

, "coordinated activity was also detected around #AbolishIce, a left-wing campaign on social media that seeks to end the Immigration and Customs Enforcement Agency."

The pages in question were responsible for creating around 30 events since May 2017, with one event having "approximately 4,700 accounts interested in attending, and 1,400 users [saying] that they would attend."

The left-leaning nature of this new round of fraudulent accounts throws a curveball into the narrative that outside governments or groups favor one political party over the others.
Posted by: Fred || 08/01/2018 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [6463 views] Top|| File under:

#1  I guess the check didn't clear.
Posted by: CrazyFool || 08/01/2018 1:24 Comments || Top||

#2  I remember in the 60s and early 70s there was this rabid anti-white black liberation book only sold by mail order in the classifieds of certain magazines.
In the 80s it came out that it was actually a publication of the KKK and they just wanted potential mailing addresses of violence prone blacks if there ever was a race war.
So my point is that origins of facebook pages like this could get very murky.
Posted by: 3dc || 08/01/2018 2:06 Comments || Top||

#3  Facebook's fig leaf while banning legions of conservative folks.
Posted by: Procopius2k || 08/01/2018 7:07 Comments || Top||

#4  Marc Zuckerberg looked in the mirror?
Posted by: Tom || 08/01/2018 15:43 Comments || Top||



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Wed 2018-08-01
  Man arrested after suspected homemade explosive device found at Vereeniging, South Africa mosque
Tue 2018-07-31
  It was terrorism: Iran denies any role in deadly Tajikistan attack
Mon 2018-07-30
  2 killed in Gaza blast during attempted launch of projectile toward Israel
Sun 2018-07-29
  Duterte invites the Abu Sayyaf to peace talks
Sat 2018-07-28
  Police enter Al-Aqsa Mosque, clash with worshipers in Temple Mount riots
Fri 2018-07-27
  Imran to be next PM
Thu 2018-07-26
  Houthis send missiles at tankers transiting from the Red Sea
Wed 2018-07-25
  Russian Air Force launches more than 40 airstrikes over southwest Syria
Tue 2018-07-24
  2 Syrian missiles with half-ton warheads trigger Israel's anti-missile system
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  Several dead in Kabul suicide blast as exiled VP Dostum returns
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  Iraq protests death toll reaches 11 amid ongoing popular unrest
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  Rebels handover more towns to ISIS in southwest Syria
Fri 2018-07-20
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  26 persons killed in regime offensive on Daraa and Qunaitra
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