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Small groups now canvassing LEOs' neighborhoods,
'threatening to burn down our homes and kill our families'
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Good morning
CNBC: BET Founder Robert Johnson
Calls For $14 Trillion Of Reparations For Slavery
Tuesday June 2nd, 2020

Air strike in eastern Syria killed five non-Syrian fighters backed by Iran
Haftar's militias seize Al-Asaba and Ghout Al-Reeh towns
Ansarallah drones attempt to bomb southern Saudi Arabia
GNA convoy from Al Zawia hit by LNA airstrike, 'completely wiped out'
Gun Battle Outside St Louis Police Station: 4 Officers Shot
Pentagon Orders Active-Duty Military Police Unit to DC Region Amid Protests
Dallas Protesters Arrested For Violating
Curfew, Walking On Margaret Hunt Hill Bridge

Posted by: Fred || 06/02/2020 11:26 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [6466 views] Top|| File under:

#1  Is the gown designed to be unspooled?
Posted by: Lex || 06/02/2020 13:17 Comments || Top||

#2  Scary.
Posted by: g(r)omgoru || 06/02/2020 13:18 Comments || Top||

#3  Looks like some of the pictures of Aleister Crowley's consorts in his biography.
Posted by: M. Murcek || 06/02/2020 15:50 Comments || Top||

#4  So now I understand her success as a spy...
Posted by: Glenmore || 06/02/2020 16:29 Comments || Top||

-Lurid Crime Tales-
Dallas Protesters Arrested For Violating Curfew, Walking On Margaret Hunt Hill Bridge
[CBS] DALLAS (CBSDFW.COM) — Protesters gathered in front of Dallas Police headquarters for a peaceful protest over George Floyd’s death last Monday while in Minneapolis Police custody.

The Dallas protesters gathered just about a half an hour before the city’s 7 p.m. curfew went into effect.

Officers stood watch at the front door of Dallas Police Headquarters.

Around 7:30 p.m., officers arrested three people for violating that curfew.
Posted by: Besoeker || 06/02/2020 10:54 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [6477 views] Top|| File under: Antifa

#1  About 10 pm, some hundred folks were trapped on the MHHill bridge, between two lines of cops, flex tied, and shuttle-bused to the jail. Local CBS news showed one cop offering bottled water to a cuffed protestor. One took several big gulps, the next (tough guy!) refused.
Posted by: Bobby || 06/02/2020 11:08 Comments || Top||

#2  hard to riot the next day if you are still in the clink.
Posted by: rjschwarz || 06/02/2020 12:49 Comments || Top||

#3  One took several big gulps, the next (tough guy!) refused.

We'll see who was smarter when WC is not available.
Posted by: g(r)omgoru || 06/02/2020 13:01 Comments || Top||

Pentagon Orders Active-Duty Military Police Unit to DC Region Amid Protests
[Mil.com] The Pentagon has ordered an active-duty battalion of military police soldiers from Fort Bragg, North Carolina to deploy to the Washington, D.C. area as the city braces for more violent demonstrations.

CNN was among the first to report the deployment order for between 200 and 250 MPs from Bragg. A Pentagon official confirmed to Military.com that the MPs are from the XVIII Airborne Corps.

The official did not specify what orders the MPs had been given. ABC reported, citing a Defense official, that the troops were being sent into the D.C. region but only on standby capacity, in the event that they are needed.
Posted by: Besoeker || 06/02/2020 10:39 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [6470 views] Top|| File under: Antifa

#1  Maybe the 16th?

Gonna be a little different than cruizen donut eaters.
Posted by: Skidmark || 06/02/2020 11:21 Comments || Top||

#2  I remember shortly after Katrina, my USMC Reserve son was called up to camp out about 30 miles outside New Orleans for a week or two. "Just in case", I suppose.
Posted by: Bobby || 06/02/2020 11:24 Comments || Top||

Low-flying military helicopters use wind-blowing 'show of force' tactic to break up protest crowds in Washington DC
[Daily Mail, where America gets its news]
  • Several helicopters flew dangerously close to the ground to generate wind over crowds of protesters in Washington DC on Monday night

  • Twitter footage showed demonstrators quaking beneath deafening gusts

  • Many fled for cover as the winds kicked up debris and snapped tree branches

  • The 'show of force' tactic is conducted with jets in combat zones

  • The aircraft included Army UH-72 Lakota helicopters and UH-60 Black Hawks
Posted by: Skidmark || 06/02/2020 10:19 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [6473 views] Top|| File under: Antifa

#1  Several Twitter users pointed out how dangerous the choppers' maneuvers were as they parked over groups of people at the same level as rooftops.

Some noted that flying at such a low altitude was likely illegal as it undeniably violated Federal Aviation Administration rules.

Words fail.
Posted by: Bobby || 06/02/2020 10:54 Comments || Top||

#2  An Apache attack helicopter doesn't need to hover very low to be effective at breaking up crowds.

Just sayin.
Posted by: Rambler in Virginia || 06/02/2020 11:19 Comments || Top||

#3  Little Birds in LA, 2/4/19

Posted by: Skidmark || 06/02/2020 11:24 Comments || Top||

#4  Use a few 'hogs for close air support. That'll get the message across.
Posted by: AlanC || 06/02/2020 12:35 Comments || Top||

#5  Call me when the spooks arrive.
Posted by: bbrewer126 || 06/02/2020 13:02 Comments || Top||

#6  Bones flying low get your attention too.
Posted by: Alaska Paul || 06/02/2020 14:11 Comments || Top||

#7  'the 'show of force' tactic is conducted with jets in combat zones"

Never seen that..In Viet Nam MARINE JETS either straffed,dropped napalm or 500 lB bombs.
Posted by: crazyhorse || 06/02/2020 17:57 Comments || Top||

Small groups now canvassing LEOs' neighborhoods,
'threatening to burn down our homes and kill our families'
[Law Enforcement Today] WASHINGTON D.C. – Law enforcement officials from across the country have reached out to Law Enforcement Today asking us to warn police across America about a potential threat.

And since dropping the article on Monday morning, we’ve received word from numerous people letting us know they’ve seen similar suspicious activity in their communities.

We’ve spoken with countless officers in the past 12 hours from across the country – all of whom have reported that their departments have made internal changes over the past few days to ensure both the on-duty and off-duty safety of their officers.

Transparently – our team debated internally whether or not to cover this story. We are America’s largest law enforcement owned and operated media outlet, and we are unapologetically pro-police.

Although we don’t hesitate to call out and provide media coverage of bad apples, our priority is in giving the voice to law enforcement that they’re often denied in the mainstream media.

The last thing we want to do is put officers at risk by giving bad people ideas.

But soon after this threat started spreading like wildfire online, we had law enforcement from across the country reach out. They pointed out that the threat is already circulating.

Many have asked us to address it so that departments are aware of it and can take precautions to make changes, if they deem it necessary – especially given how quickly it’s circulating.
Posted by: Lex || 06/02/2020 10:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [6509 views] Top|| File under: Antifa

#1  Looks like war.
Posted by: Lex || 06/02/2020 11:27 Comments || Top||

#2  Tell me again how they 'authorities' are going to use LEO to collect your guns under a local 2d Amendment suppression declaration? Fundamental problem is that they have to go home in the end of shift in the community. Not really a good idea to let them take the cruiser home at night to park it.
Posted by: Procopius2k || 06/02/2020 14:52 Comments || Top||

#3  #2 They're counting on normies and conservatives to quietly cooperate and go like good little sheep to the slaughter.

Has anything happened to disabuse them of that notion?

One thing we're learning from the last few months is that it's much easier to enforce the law on the law-abiding.

And the police, like all collective bodies, will follow the path of least resistance.

Which, in their case, means cracking down on the non-left and kneeling to the left.

Also, if people start successfully protecting themselves, it might make folks wonder why we're paying for "protection" that never comes and gold-plated pensions.

And our "civil servants" simply can't abide that.

So I wouldn't take too much comfort in how supine they've been.

It's not us they're afraid of.

Posted by: charger || 06/02/2020 15:05 Comments || Top||

#4  cracking down on the non-left and kneeling to the left.

kneeling, literally. Disgusting.
Posted by: Lex || 06/02/2020 15:20 Comments || Top||

#5  In ElDorado Hills. CA, a local reported that about 20 cars drove up to an upscale neighborhood called Lake Forest , parked and about 30+ blacks walked slowly through the neighborhood waving and taking pictures. Earlier in the week a social media posting talked about going out to that area by name to take the demonstration to their “hoods”. Pure demonstration of intimidation and threats. The guy took pictures of the arrogant bastards waving and laughing as they walk up the residential streets.
Posted by: NoMoreBS || 06/02/2020 15:35 Comments || Top||

#6  As commie band Rage Against the Machine "sang":

"The front line is everywhere."
Posted by: charger || 06/02/2020 16:05 Comments || Top||

#7  #5 It's starting. They're finally beginning to show evidence of a coherent strategy of subversion.

IOW This has gone way beyond / has nothing to do with Floyd's death.

This is more evidence of Antifa/BLM coordination at work. Scrutinize their Twitter and Reddit posts and you'll see them coordinating efforts to take this to residential neighborhoods in the suburbs.

The goal is to destroy the authority of the police and with it, the citizenry's confidence in local government.

Posted by: Lex || 06/02/2020 16:30 Comments || Top||

#8  Antifa just replaced the 1900s KKK as the brownshirt arm of the Democratic Party.
Posted by: 3dc || 06/02/2020 17:01 Comments || Top||

#9  My roommate's a cop; he occasionally parks a cruiser in the driveway for various lengths. If I ever see this happening, it's time to dance.
Posted by: Raj || 06/02/2020 17:12 Comments || Top||

#10  These scum bags need to be crushed.
Posted by: Clem || 06/02/2020 18:26 Comments || Top||

#11  Big change from the earlier Clem.
Posted by: Skidmark || 06/02/2020 19:34 Comments || Top||

Gun Battle Outside St Louis Police Station: 4 Officers Shot
[St. Louis Post] Protesters returned to the streets Monday afternoon and evening to protest the death one week earlier of George Floyd in Minneapolis, an African American man killed by police. Protests again turned violent after dark, as several buildings were looted and fires were set.

2:00 a.m. — ST. LOUIS — St. Louis Police Chief John Hayden held a news conference on the night's events, which were still active late into the night. Hayden said two officers were shot in the leg, one was shot in the arm, and one was shot in the foot. Read more.

1:10 a.m. — ST. LOUIS — Police later tonight will hold a news briefing on the officers who were shot.

12:45 a.m. — ST. LOUIS — Four male police officers have been shot in downtown St. Louis, police say. All four officers are conscious and breathing, and their injuries are believed to be non-life-threatening. Before the shooting, police deployed multiple rounds of tear gas and flash bangs near Olive and 16th streets. About 90 seconds later, there was heavy gunfire from the same area.

Gunfire persists downtown.

12:45 a.m. — ST. LOUIS — The Save-A-Lot at 3545 Page Boulevard and the Foot Locker 3651 Page Boulevard have both been broken into and looted.

12:25 a.m. — ST. LOUIS — Heavy gunfire can be heard coming from several directions downtown. Fire crews are responding to a report of a fire at Tucker Boulevard and Convention Plaza.

12:20 p.m. — ST. LOUIS — The small fire at the Campbell House appears to be extinguished.

11:55 p.m. — ST. LOUIS — There is a small fire in the back of the Campbell House, at 1508 Locust St. The house was built in 1851.

11:50 p.m. — ST. LOUIS — There are scenes in at least two locations in St. Louis, one near 10th Street and Tucker Avenue, and another at 17th and Pine streets in Downtown West. Crowds are still heavy.

11:20 p.m. — ST. LOUIS — Looters comply with police orders to evacuate Fresh Image. At least one person is detained outside the store.
Posted by: Lex || 06/02/2020 09:56 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [6476 views] Top|| File under: Antifa

#1  Police need snipers with 50 calibre rubber bullets to start knocking people down from a long distance. Might break a few bones but I'm okay with that.
Posted by: rjschwarz || 06/02/2020 12:50 Comments || Top||

#2  .50 rubber? Wouldn't they melt in the barrel at 3000+fps?
Posted by: Glenmore || 06/02/2020 16:31 Comments || Top||

Nebraska bar owner knocked down by protestors, comes up shooting, protestor dead, no charges
[New York Post] A Nebraska bar owner who shot and killed a George Floyd protester will not be charged because he acted in self-defense, authorities said Monday.

Prosecutors said Jake Gardner, the owner of The Hive bar in Omaha, ended up on his back during a confrontation with a group of protesters Saturday when he fired and struck 22-year-old James Scurlock, the Omaha World-Herald reported Monday.

Douglas County Attorney Don Kleine said Scurlock initially jumped on Gardner’s back and began choking him after the bar owner fired off two warning shots.

"Mr. Gardner, as we know now, has said I did what I did to defend myself and we find that we can’t disprove that from the evidence that we have," Kleine told KMTV News.

He said witnesses and video from the scene confirm that Gardner, who is white, was backing up at the time and that no racial slurs were used during the confrontation with Scurlock, who was black.

Gardner, who has a legal gun permit, was seen on video outside the bar Saturday night apparently urging the crowd of protesters to move along.

Words are exchanged and Gardner ends up on his back in the middle of the street when the shots are fired, including the one that hit Scurlock in the neck and killed him.

James Scurlock Sr., the dead man’s father, said he wants an investigation into his son’s death.

"Once again I ask that we investigate this and I ask my people to stand by me strong but do it peacefully," he told KMTV.
Posted by: Besoeker || 06/02/2020 03:57 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [6483 views] Top|| File under: Antifa

#1  Unfortunately this is what it is going to take. No more half-measures, taking knees, making excuses. This is an attempted government overthrow, a criminal insurrection. Treat it accordingly.
Posted by: Besoeker || 06/02/2020 4:05 Comments || Top||

#2  Just keep those cards and mail-in ballots coming, ladies and gentlemen.
Posted by: Clem || 06/02/2020 5:31 Comments || Top||

#3  The power of jury trials to influence 'authorities'.
Posted by: Procopius2k || 06/02/2020 6:44 Comments || Top||

#4  More like this, please.
Posted by: Iblis || 06/02/2020 9:23 Comments || Top||

#5  A whiff of grapeshot is what is needed.
Posted by: DarthVader || 06/02/2020 9:33 Comments || Top||

#6  GREAT!
Posted by: 3dc || 06/02/2020 10:20 Comments || Top||

#7  Nebraska bar owner knocked down by protestors insurrectionists, comes up shooting, protestor insurrectionist dead, no charges

There. I think that's a little more like it.
Posted by: Abu Uluque || 06/02/2020 10:47 Comments || Top||

#8  /\ Excellent Abu, excellent !
Posted by: Besoeker || 06/02/2020 10:48 Comments || Top||

#9  One bar owner has already done more than all of the police combined.
Posted by: DooDahMan || 06/02/2020 11:11 Comments || Top||

#10  I think the goal of the Antifa leaders is to incite some fatal police responses, so as to escalate their chaos. Fatal civilian responses are far less effective at achieving that goal, but at least as effective at discouraging their 'useful idiots.' Faster, please (h/t Instpundit)
Posted by: Glenmore || 06/02/2020 16:35 Comments || Top||

Celebrities Bail Out Rioters In Virtueless Virtue Signaling
[Federalist] Hollywood celebrities love to virtue signal, and even in a world gone mad, Hollywood remains no different.

After engaging in pointless passive progressivism for years featuring corporate wokesters slipping in the occasional lesbian kiss scene here and there to celebrate themselves as champions of cultural acceptance, Hollywood elites are now actively encouraging the destruction of the nation’s burning cities.

Last week, a series of prominent American movie stars declared they would be donating to the Minnesota Freedom Fund, a non-profit organizing cash bail payments for Minneapolis protestors arrested amid the carnage of the restless riots.

The fund has now drawn the support of the Sadfie brothers, a pair of movie critically-acclaimed movie directors whose work includes the production of the Uncut Gems in 2019.

Other Hollywood figures to pledge donations to the fund include Seth Rogan, Steve Carell, and Ben Schwartz among others.
Posted by: Besoeker || 06/02/2020 03:45 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [6475 views] Top|| File under: Antifa

#1  Perhaps acts of terrorism and sedition should have no bail.
Posted by: Besoeker || 06/02/2020 3:48 Comments || Top||

#2  Imagine that, "celebrities" bailing out right wing white supremacist Trump supporters.
Posted by: Deacon Blues || 06/02/2020 6:55 Comments || Top||

#3  Perhaps republicans should insist on proper accounting and new taxes on hollywood.
Posted by: Bright Pebbles || 06/02/2020 7:49 Comments || Top||

#4  Bailed, but presumably only they’ve been processed — fingerprints, etc, and cell phone contacts copied, starting the fed-level process of tracking contacts, networks, and nodes.
Posted by: trailing wife || 06/02/2020 8:16 Comments || Top||

#5  Ref #4:. Yes, harvest as much social network and biometric data as possible along with their DNA.

Tell them to have a nice f'day.
Posted by: Besoeker || 06/02/2020 8:30 Comments || Top||

#6  @deacon, most Trump supporters know how to act right. Hence they don't need celebrities to bail them out.
Posted by: Chris || 06/02/2020 8:49 Comments || Top||

#7  Someone should ask the celebrities how they can be sure their money isn't being used to bail out violent rioters? Or do they just write a check, virtue signal, and not care about the results...

The list of actors I will no longer support grows. Sad to see Steve Carell added to the list but Space Force was garbage anyway.
Posted by: rjschwarz || 06/02/2020 8:54 Comments || Top||

#8  Even this article makes the same 'mistake' - If 'protestors' aren't doing anything wrong, why were they arrested? Just call them rioters & looters like they should be and dispose of the PC bullshit.
Posted by: Raj || 06/02/2020 9:29 Comments || Top||

#9  I agree, Raj. However, last night in Dallas, lots were arrested for violating curfew, after being warned several times, and being trapped on a iconic bridge. [shrugs]
Posted by: Bobby || 06/02/2020 10:51 Comments || Top||

#10  #6, chris, yes but Minnesota Democrats say ‘White Supremacists’, ie. Trump supporters instigated the riots. So, I'm confused. Why would the Hollywood types to bail them out?
Posted by: Abu Uluque || 06/02/2020 11:05 Comments || Top||

#11  Prob deductible.
Posted by: Skidmark || 06/02/2020 11:25 Comments || Top||

#12  Is that tax deductible? Do they consider this charity?
Posted by: Klem Kadiddlehopper || 06/02/2020 11:45 Comments || Top||

#13  Everytime these celebs are mentioned someone shuold include the aside (noted supporter of white supremacists).

Even if the agitators aren't white supremacists that is what they were reporting when the Hollywood folks made their donations.
Posted by: rjschwarz || 06/02/2020 12:52 Comments || Top||

#14  Chris I was being sarcastic. I know the "protesters" are not white supremacists or Trump supporters but that's what some journalists are claiming.
Posted by: Deacon Blues || 06/02/2020 14:00 Comments || Top||

#15  all god's chilluns got white s'premaciss
Posted by: Lex || 06/02/2020 14:20 Comments || Top||

#16  Deacon, Rush called them Liberal Supremacists today hah
Posted by: Jan || 06/02/2020 16:36 Comments || Top||

Sheriff Grady Judd extends curfew, warns rumored neighborhood rioters that residents are armed
POLK COUNTY, Fla. (WFLA) — The Polk County Sheriff’s Office has extended the county’s curfew another night following a weekend of unrest and criminal activity.

"The death of George in Minneapolis at the hands of that police officer was outrageous," Sheriff Grady Judd said. "Had that police officer done here what he did there, he would have been locked up in the county jail by sundown."

"But Minneapolis is not Polk County," Judd continued. "And I want to say unequivocally that the community here is unbelievable ... But please understand, that if you come here to riot, to loot, to injure people, we’re going to lock you up in the county jail."

Judd emphasized his appreciation for peaceful protests, but condemned those who were there over the weekend looting and rioting.

Polk County’s curfew goes into effect from 8 p.m. Monday to 5 a.m. Tuesday.

Judd ended his address by speaking on a possible threat they’ve seen referenced on social media that suggests riot activity may start trickling into residential neighborhoods.

"I would tell them, if you value your life, you probably shouldn’t do that in Polk County," Judd said. "Because the people of Polk County like guns, they have guns, I encourage them to own guns, and they’re going to be inside their homes tonight with their guns loaded. And if you try to break into their homes tonight and try to steal, to set fires, I’m highly recommending they blow you back out of the house with their guns."
Posted by: Beavis || 06/02/2020 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [6472 views] Top|| File under: Antifa

#1  Broadcast this to every county in the nation.

This man should seek higher office. He brings a rare combination of steel and good sense.
Posted by: Lex || 06/02/2020 1:36 Comments || Top||

#2  Has the MSM gone bat-sh!t crazy over the sheriff yet?
Posted by: Clem || 06/02/2020 5:13 Comments || Top||

#3  Grady is a national treasure. Check him out on YouTube.
Posted by: M. Murcek || 06/02/2020 9:29 Comments || Top||

Antifa Riots Roundup
One dead in Louisville after police and National Guard 'return fire' on crowd
[NBCNEWS] Louisville authorities did not specify who fired the fatal shot, and authorities have not released information about the victim

Florida police chief encourages residents to shoot looters breaking into homes
[NYPOST] A Florida police chief on Monday encouraged residents to open fire on violent looters who try to enter their homes.

"I would tell them, if you value your life, they probably shouldn’t do that in Polk County. Because the people of Polk County like guns, they have guns, I encourage them to own guns, and they’re going to be in their homes tonight with their guns loaded," Polk County Sheriff Grady Judd told news hounds during a news briefing.

"And if you try to break into their homes to steal, to set fires, I’m highly recommending they blow you back out of the house with their guns. So, leave the community alone."

Minnesota officials say aggressive approach toward protests helped
[IsraelTimes] Officials in Minnesota say a more aggressive approach helped prevent another night of dangerous and damaging violence in Minneapolis from protests over the death of George Floyd.

The state poured thousands more National Guard soldiers into a response that came after repeated days of arson, property damage and looting on the city’s south side.

Public Safety Commissioner John Harrington says law enforcement tried to move quickly to break up groups of protesters who ignored an 8 p.m. curfew that was in place for the first time.

Gov. Tim Walz called restoring order the first step toward addressing the systemic problems that contributed to the death of Floyd, who died after a police officer pressed his knee on Floyd’s neck for several minutes. Walz said the curfew will remain in place for at least one more day.

From Twitter: Vid Evidence of a Bernie Organizer's Key Role in The Insurrection
Poster: charger
Name of Martin Weissgerber.

Arrest him and do what you have to do to get him to talk.

Richmond Leftist Rioters Torched Home with Children inside
[THEGATEWAYPUNDIT] The chief of the Richmond, Virginia, police department told reporters Sunday that Black Lives Matter and antifa rioters set fire to a multi-family home with children inside and then blocked access for firefighters to get through to save the children.

Richmond Police Chief William Smith broke down while speaking about the horrible burning deaths of a children after their occupied building was torched by rioters.

'We came to riot': Illinois man livestreamed lighting fires, handing out explosives in Minneapolis
[STARTRIBUNE] Matthew Lee Rupert, 28, is charged with civil disorder, possession of unregistered explosives and participating in and organizing riots, making him the first to face federal prosecution for allegedly taking part in the fires, looting and other violence that engulfed the Twin Cities since the death of George Floyd in police custody.

Last Thursday night, Rupert, of Galesburg, Ill., posted on his public Facebook page an invitation for "goons" to join him in traveling to Minneapolis, where he said he was renting hotel rooms and planned to wreak havoc and "take hella good videos."

Knoxville: 9 charged with disorderly conduct after night of vandalism
Photos and names at link. It will be interesting to learn of their connections — the FBI is no doubt starting to discover the network.

Yesterday Lex posted the link to Law Enforcement Today, because they’re doing a good roundup of breaking stories on the subject. And I wanted to capture something Iblis commented:
Had an opportunity to watch the riots in one major city over the weekend. I am by no means a trained observer, but I did notice a few things.

There were clearly 2 shifts. The first was mixed race, gender. Many couples. Some brought children. They had signs and water. Demonstrated during the day, then started leaving around 4PM. The second shift started showing up after that. Nearly 100% young male. Masks, helmets, some weapons. Noticed obvious signs of organization. Guys on motorcycles were moving around speaking with individuals stationed at different locations. Vans moving in and out. Same vehicles showing up repeatedly. Once the police started moving the crowd back with tear gas, the rioters went to individuals with bottles of a white powder. This was applied to the face and seemed to neutralize the tear gas. These guys were strategically positioned, and the rioters knew about them.

From Portland: Video of BLM/Antifa beating Good Samaritan who tried to aid elderly victim
Poster: Lex

Minneapolis police union head defends cops, blames protests on ‘terrorists’
[IsraelTimes] Union president Lt. Bob Kroll says in a letter to union members that they have lacked support at the top, and that the “terrorist movement” occurring in Minneapolis was years in the making, starting with a minimized police force.

Kroll also said that Floyd’s criminal history is not being told. The AP has reported last week that Floyd was charged in 2007 with armed robbery in a home invasion in Houston and was sentenced to five years in prison as part of a plea deal, according to court documents.

Kroll said all four officers are represented by defense attorneys, and labor attorneys are fighting for their jobs. He said the officers were fired without due process.
Posted by: Fred || 06/02/2020 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [6491 views] Top|| File under: Antifa

#4  #2 Not Bee.
Posted by: g(r)omgoru || 06/02/2020 0:43 Comments || Top||

Posted by: charger || 06/02/2020 0:46 Comments || Top||

#8  h/t Instapundit

Posted by: g(r)omgoru || 06/02/2020 0:49 Comments || Top||

#10  Good, high-level back ground and analysis of the use of Federal Troops to put down insurrection
Posted by: Mercutio || 06/02/2020 6:55 Comments || Top||

#11  Even my new hometown of Quincy's gonna get some of it; there's an 'event' tonight and I might go check it out. Some Quincy Center businesses are boarded up, and my roommate (local cop) has that for a detail tonight.

Two observations from watching all this stuff last night and the first one has already been brought up - a good amount of these people are in fact organized. Why did I see some women walking around with 1/2 gallon jugs of milk? Because those are the medics, as Any Ngo's spelled out. Two - none of these jackasses knows how to good ol' fashioned fistfight, much less did I see any signs of training, like martial arts. I'm not sweating a god damn thing from these punks unless I see firepower.
Posted by: Raj || 06/02/2020 9:37 Comments || Top||

#12  Be safe, Raj.
You don't know what weapons they're bringing.
Posted by: Lex || 06/02/2020 9:50 Comments || Top||

#14  Raj, take an advisory from the truck driver, sword carrier and machete guy, The mobs swarmed them.

Single assailant self-defense strategies may not prevail.
Posted by: Skidmark || 06/02/2020 10:16 Comments || Top||

#17  What Skid said, Raj.

Don't go into the street. Too many good samaritans now being jumped by mobs of jackals now for that to be worth the risk.
Posted by: Lex || 06/02/2020 10:26 Comments || Top||

#20  Justice for the riot victims!
Posted by: Abu Uluque || 06/02/2020 11:09 Comments || Top||

#21  Black Baltimore cop is suspended after knocking out 'mentally ill' black woman who punched his white colleague twice in the head

Teach him not to put "cop" before "black"!
Posted by: g(r)omgoru || 06/02/2020 12:58 Comments || Top||

#22  I would tell them, if you value your life, they probably shouldn’t do that in Polk County.

Go to Broward county instead?
Posted by: g(r)omgoru || 06/02/2020 13:16 Comments || Top||

#24  #23 - I think Omar just creamed herself
Posted by: Mercutio || 06/02/2020 13:35 Comments || Top||

#25  ^Number of yoga instructors shot by Israeli police?
Posted by: g(r)omgoru || 06/02/2020 13:46 Comments || Top||

#26  You know what? I'm gonna do what a normal person does in these situations - work late and earn money. Let these assholes reinforce just who the problem comes from.
Posted by: Raj || 06/02/2020 14:24 Comments || Top||

#27  ...yep, earn that money that the pols will take or debase to pay the Danegeld.
Posted by: Procopius2k || 06/02/2020 16:37 Comments || Top||

#28  Antifa just replaced the 1900s KKK as the brownshirt arm of the Democratic Party.
Posted by: 3dc || 06/02/2020 17:03 Comments || Top||

#29  "The Armed Wing of the Democrat Party."
Posted by: Fred || 06/02/2020 17:39 Comments || Top||

#30  Screw it - I'm gonna recon Quincy Center on my road bike until sunset; wide berth will be given to the Antifa goons, though I bet their A team's at Franklin Park right now.

I'll report back later.
Posted by: Raj || 06/02/2020 19:00 Comments || Top||

#31  Summary - 400 people marched up from Quincy Center on Hancock Street shouting the usual lefty shit, probably gonna stop at North Quincy High. I bailed 1/2 way through.

No Antifa-types in that crowd, that's for sure - again, they're all in Roxbury right now.
Posted by: Raj || 06/02/2020 19:35 Comments || Top||

#32  Update - some of them peeled off and are heading my way towards Eastern Nazarene College, sez my cop roommate. Rain just started, so maybe that gets 'em wet!
Posted by: Raj || 06/02/2020 19:47 Comments || Top||

#33  Update - they marched up the other street for me. Made some neighbors over there; they were all clapping for the protestors. When the cops closed up the rear, I loudly clapped for them. Get the fuck outta my area and good riddance.
Posted by: Raj || 06/02/2020 20:08 Comments || Top||

#34  #32 - at least they get showers
Posted by: Frank G || 06/02/2020 21:05 Comments || Top||

#35  Trump should take the opportunity to break the Police Unions. Let the Democrats come out in support of their donor and all of their protection of bad apples.
Posted by: rjschwarz || 06/02/2020 21:49 Comments || Top||

#36  Thanks for the report, Raj. Very glad you stayed safe.
Posted by: trailing wife || 06/02/2020 22:30 Comments || Top||

#37  I just spotted a sign at the State House in Boston - Black Trans Lives Matter.
Posted by: Raj || 06/02/2020 22:50 Comments || Top||

#38  The punks in Brockton were / still launching fireworks at the cops; wimpy local reporters (all three channels) calling them 'firecrackers', apparently not recognizing Bursting Stars and roman candles. Idiots.
Posted by: Raj || 06/02/2020 22:52 Comments || Top||

#39  The ones marching through Quincy were all college kids who can't fight; there was nothing to worry about.

Stay safe and carry a quarterstaff!
Posted by: Raj || 06/02/2020 22:53 Comments || Top||

#40  Downtown area of my major city is boarded up and looted out. One black transvestite idiot was yelling at the police. I walked by the idiot stood next to "it" and looked at the police and gave "it" a thumbs down and them a thumbs up. I am a pretty big tall guy plus in body builder shape, I can get away with a lot of sh*t fearlessly and none of them have figured out how to deal with that safely, because they are stupid.

I study and use The Art of War, Sun Tzu and with 6 cops and me next to this lone idiot was my opportunity to make maximum impact without concern. Only when I walked away did "it" started yelling at me and no longer at the police, but knew to move my way, then "it" left 30 seconds later, a loser.

Posted by: Dr. Wheat Faartz007 || 06/02/2020 23:02 Comments || Top||

#41  but knew NOT to move my way, then "it" left 30 seconds later, a loser.
Posted by: Dr. Wheat Faartz007 || 06/02/2020 23:04 Comments || Top||

#42  Cops pushing back on the Brockton punks; about 100 in the immediate downtown area, another 100 in adjacent blocks.
Posted by: Raj || 06/02/2020 23:07 Comments || Top||

#43  Black Trans Lives Matter

= transitioning to Black?
or from Black?
Posted by: Lex || 06/02/2020 23:17 Comments || Top||

#44  Makes me laugh because 'it' was probably the preferred pronoun.
Posted by: rjschwarz || 06/02/2020 23:48 Comments || Top||

2 children killed, wounded in an explosion in Nangarhar province
[KhaamaPress] An explosion killed or maimed two children in eastern Nangarhar
The unfortunate Afghan province located adjacent to Mohmand, Kurram, and Khyber Agencies. The capital is Jalalabad. The province was the fief of Younus Khalis after the Soviets departed and one of his sons is the current provincial Taliban commander. Nangarhar is Haqqani country..
province of Afghanistan, the Afghan military said.

The 201st Silab Corps in a statement said an improvised bomb, planted by anti-government armed elements, went off in Shabi area of Deh Bala district in Nangarhar.

The statement further added that the earth-shattering kaboom killed a child and maimed another one.

The anti-government armed bully boy groups including Taliban
...mindless ferocity in a turban...
have not commented regarding the incident so far.

Taliban and holy warriors of the other groups often use improvised bomb as the weapon of their choice to target the security forces and government officials.

some men learn by reading. A few learn by observation. The rest have to pee on the electric fence for themselves...
majority of such attacks inflict casualties on ordinary civilians.
Posted by: trailing wife || 06/02/2020 01:48 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [6472 views] Top|| File under:

ISIS Khorasan claims Kabul bombing which killed 2 employees of a TV station
[KhaamaPress] The ISIS Khorasan, the offshoot of the Islamic State
...formerly ISIS or ISIL, depending on your preference. Before that they were al-Qaeda in Iraq, as shaped by Abu Musab Zarqawi. They're really very devout, committing every atrocity they can find in the Koran and inventing a few more. They fling Allah around with every other sentence, but to hear western pols talk they're not really Moslems....
of Iraq and Syria (ISIS), grabbed credit for Kabul bombing which killed two employees of a TV station.

The group issued a statement in Arabic language, claiming responsbility for the attack on a bus carrying the employees of Khurshid TV in Kabul city.

An official in the Ministry of Interior confirmed that the vehicle of Khurshid TV, one of the private TV channels, hit an improvised bomb at around 4 pm on Saturday.

The official further added that the earth-shattering kaboom killed two people, including a news hound and one of the technical workers of the television.

According to the official, the earth-shattering kaboom maimed at least six others including one of the employees of the TV channel.

The Taliban
...mindless ferocity in a turban...
group had earlier rejected the bully boyz of the group were involved in the bombing.

"Today’s kaboom against workers of Khurshid TV in #Kabul city has no relation with the Mujahidin of Islamic Emirate," Zabiullah Mujahid, a spokesperson for the group said in a Twitter post late on Saturday.
Posted by: trailing wife || 06/02/2020 01:48 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [6468 views] Top|| File under: Islamic State

Africa North
Haftar's militias seize Al-Asaba and Ghout Al-Reeh towns
Posted by: Fred || 06/02/2020 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [6471 views] Top|| File under: Arab Spring

GNA foils attack by Haftar’s militias on Gharyan city
Posted by: Fred || 06/02/2020 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [6469 views] Top|| File under: Arab Spring

GNA Syrian terrorist captured by the LNA Cursing Erdogan moments before his death

Posted by: Fred || 06/02/2020 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [6470 views] Top|| File under: Sublime Porte

LNA's Air-Defenses successfully target and shoot down 2 #Turkish drones
Posted by: Fred || 06/02/2020 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [6468 views] Top|| File under: Arab Spring

Sultan Suleiman Shah militant says that today, around 60 Suleiman Shah have been injured and 17 have been killed at the Tripoli airport
Posted by: Fred || 06/02/2020 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [6469 views] Top|| File under: Sublime Porte

#1  Syrian fighters in Libya received a “six-month contract, with a monthly salary of $2,000; leaders get many times more,” according to a source based in northern Aleppo. Al-Hamza, Sultan Murad, Sultan Suleiman Shah, and al-Mu’tasim factions are the most active groups in recruiting Syrians to fight in Libya. UK-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights estimates there are 2,000 Syrian fighters currently in Libya..., and that “1500 fighters and commanders arrived in Libya through Turkey [in January 2020]; among them [is] Muhammad al-Jasem (Abu Amsha), commander of the Suleiman Shah Brigade.”
Posted by: b || 06/02/2020 8:06 Comments || Top||

#2  Health insurance? Life insurance?
Posted by: Clem || 06/02/2020 8:17 Comments || Top||

#3  War for fun and profit.
Posted by: Abu Uluque || 06/02/2020 11:32 Comments || Top||

#4  Health insurance? Life insurance?

"The trick is not to get killed. That's really the key to the benefit program.”
Posted by: SteveS || 06/02/2020 12:45 Comments || Top||

#5  Wow/sarc
Almost a Chicago summer weekend.
Posted by: Skidmark || 06/02/2020 18:20 Comments || Top||

GNA convoy from Al Zawia hit by LNA airstrike, 'completely wiped out'
Posted by: Fred || 06/02/2020 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [6472 views] Top|| File under: Arab Spring

LNA's Air-Force conducts several air-strikes at GNA terrorists positions' South of Zliten
Posted by: Fred || 06/02/2020 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [6470 views] Top|| File under: Arab Spring

LNA airstrike on GNA militias in Garyan Libya
Posted by: Fred || 06/02/2020 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [6471 views] Top|| File under: Arab Spring

Mitiga airbase under heavy bombardment
Posted by: Fred || 06/02/2020 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [6470 views] Top|| File under: Arab Spring

Heavy #LNA artillery shelling of AlRahba camp, Tajoura #Tripoli
Posted by: Fred || 06/02/2020 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [6470 views] Top|| File under: Arab Spring

Rajab Fadeel accuses GNA Minister of Interior Fathi Bashagha of popping out his eye whilst he was being held in Maetiga prison
Posted by: Fred || 06/02/2020 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [6473 views] Top|| File under: Arab Spring

Ansarallah drones attempt to bomb southern Saudi Arabia
[ALMASDARNEWS] The command of the joint forces of the Arab Coalition announced the interception and shooting down of two drones allegedly launched by the Ansarallah forces towards the Khamis Mushait region in southwestern Soddy Arabia
...a kingdom taking up the bulk of the Arabian peninsula. Its primary economic activity involves exporting oil and soaking Islamic rubes on the annual hajj pilgrimage. The country supports a large number of princes in whatcha might call princely splendor. When the oil runs out the rest of the world is going to kick sand in the Soddy national face...
A front man for the Arab Coalition, Colonel Turki al-Maliki, said today on Monday, "Today, Monday, coalition forces intercepted and shot down two drones fired by the Iranian-backed terrorist Iran's Houthi sock puppets
...a Zaidi Shia insurgent group operating in Yemen. They have also been referred to as the Believing Youth. Hussein Badreddin al-Houthi is said to be the spiritual leader of the group and most of the military leaders are his relatives. The legitimate Yemeni government has accused the them of having ties to the Iranian government. Honest they did. The group has managed to gain control over all of Saada Governorate and parts of Amran, Al Jawf and Hajjah Governorates. Its slogan is God is Great, Death to America™, Death to Israel, a curse on the Jews They like shooting off... ummm... missiles that they would have us believe they make at home in their basements. On the plus side, they did murder Ali Abdullah Saleh, which was the only way the country was ever going to be rid of him...
militia towards civilian areas in the city of Khamis Mushait."

Maliki pointed out that "the Houthi militia continues to violate international humanitarian law by launching drones and deliberately targeting civilians, as well as population gatherings that threaten the lives of hundreds of civilians."

He stressed that "the leadership of the joint forces of the coalition continues to take and implement deterrent measures against the Houthi Lions of Islam to neutralize and destroy these capabilities strictly, in accordance with international humanitarian law and its customary rules."

Al-Maliki said that these "hostile and terrorist acts using drones are a flagrant violation of international humanitarian law and confirm the rejection of the ceasefire and escalation initiative announced by the coalition, which began on April 09, 2020 and there was no response."
Posted by: Fred || 06/02/2020 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [6475 views] Top|| File under: Houthis

Caribbean-Latin America
One of the leaders of Mexico's most powerful criminal gangs is killed along with five others when armed group burst in and opened fire on concert being streamed on Facebook Live
[Daily Mail, where America gets its news]
  • Francisco 'El Primo' Navarrete was one of six people killed an a shootout Friday in Veracruz, Mexico

  • Navarrete founded in October 2019 an online newspaper, Sol de Tierra Blanca

  • He allegedly oversaw a Veracruz cell tied to the Jalisco New Generation Cartel

  • Navarrete transmitted a live concert on Sol de Tierra Blanca's Facebook account when gunmen opened fire

  • The shooters killed two of La Calle's band members and wounded another

  • Navarrete was freed from prison in August 2019 after a judge ruled that Mexico's Attorney General made several mistakes in an investigation he was tied to

  • Navarrete and two men, including his son, were investigated for the kidnapping and murder of five students who disappeared in Tierra Blanca in 2016
Posted by: Skidmark || 06/02/2020 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [6485 views] Top|| File under: Narcos

Caucasus/Russia/Central Asia
Russian military conducts special operation against terrorist group
[ALMASDARNEWS] The Russian National Anti-Terrorism Committee announced the neutralization of gunnies during a special operation in the city of Songja, Ingushetia Republic.

On Saturday, security services in the Russian republic of Ingushetia received information about the presence of a group of armed criminals in a non-residential building on the outskirts of the city of Songa.

When the button men were asked to surrender, they returned fire, and were killed.

The Commission stated that "the bodies of the button men, as well as weapons, ammunition and bombs, were found at the site of the clash."
Posted by: Fred || 06/02/2020 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [6467 views] Top|| File under: Islamic State

Israeli Spy Drone Hovers over Lebanon
They see you when you’re sleeping
They know when you’re awake,
They know if you’ve been bad or good...
[AnNahar] An Israeli spy aircraft conducted flights over the Western slopes of Mount Hermon and Rashaya al-Wadi along the Lebanese-Syrian border, the National News Agency reported on Monday.

NNA said the drone conducted its flights hovering over the area from al-Faqaa in the south to Deir el-Asheer in the north.
Posted by: trailing wife || 06/02/2020 02:13 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [6465 views] Top|| File under: Govt of Iran Proxies

Air strike in eastern Syria killed five non-Syrian fighters backed by Iran
Posted by: Fred || 06/02/2020 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [6470 views] Top|| File under: Govt of Iran Proxies

Syrian Army prepares for major operation in #Daraa after cordoning off town
Posted by: Fred || 06/02/2020 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [6467 views] Top|| File under: Govt of Syria

US-made gas-filled balloon found in southern Syria
[PUBLISH.TWITTER] Ummm... Sure we did.
Posted by: Fred || 06/02/2020 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [6474 views] Top|| File under: Govt of Syria

#1  One of our politicians is missing?
Posted by: SteveS || 06/02/2020 0:46 Comments || Top||

#2  So that's where Ratshita Tlaib's been skulking..
Posted by: Lex || 06/02/2020 1:04 Comments || Top||

#3  Anyone seen Jerry Nadler recently?
Posted by: AlanC || 06/02/2020 12:36 Comments || Top||

#4  ^ perhaps on summer excursion to do a bit of plein-air painting in Syria?
Posted by: Lex || 06/02/2020 12:45 Comments || Top||

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