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2019-08-18 Home Front: WoT
Far-right groups and anti-fascists face off in Portland protests
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Posted by trailing wife 2019-08-18 00:00|| E-Mail|| Front Page|| [450 views ]  Top
 File under: Antifa 

#1 existing statues (under sec 219 of Immigration and Naturalization Act) and executive order 13224 allow designation of

-foreign terrorist org
- global terrorists

Since the Dems control the H of Rep, Trump will need a new E.O. to designate Antifa.
Posted by lord garth 2019-08-18 01:13||   2019-08-18 01:13|| Front Page Top

#2 Hard to know what to make of this.
OTOH, these thugs are too stupid and unstrategic in their manner to actually create a coherent plan for subverting our institutions a la the 1970s-era radical groups that actually did target and assassinate cops and public figures, that actually did stage bank robberies and that bombed literally thousands of public buildings.

These morons are more like performance artists engaged in street theater, like a more menacing version of squeegee men or your ordinary homeless nutjob-cum-hobo.

OTOH, these nuts have the tacit support of state, local and perhaps even federal officials, along with the media.

Given our politicized, left-leaning FBI, its highly unlikely that any Feds are monitoring and surveiling this group's activity.

Which means, bottom line, we have no idea how dangerous these weirdos are, or what exactly is the nature of the threat they pose.

Aside from Andy Ngo's fearless eyewitness reporting, we are flying blind.
Posted by Lex 2019-08-18 02:10||   2019-08-18 02:10|| Front Page Top

#3 Their leaders and coordinators must be like a hundred Mansons given masks and a federal blind-eye.
Posted by Dron66046 2019-08-18 04:20||   2019-08-18 04:20|| Front Page Top

#4 Designate them and let the Donks defend them publicly. Make the asshats own them
Posted by Frank g 2019-08-18 07:13||   2019-08-18 07:13|| Front Page Top

#5 Very civilized approach, Frank and probably not an appropriate response. Listen to what the Donks are advocating/defending these days. You really think they'll be too embarrassed to defend their armed wing?
Posted by Shith Slereting3318 2019-08-18 07:50||   2019-08-18 07:50|| Front Page Top

#6 If you believe in 'America' and Western Civ you are a 'white supremacist' by their classification. So, yeah, make them own Antifa in the eyes of those who've they've so classified. To paraphrase Mr. Churchill - you have a choice between dishonor or war, you can pick dishonor but you will still have war.
Posted by Procopius2k 2019-08-18 08:11||   2019-08-18 08:11|| Front Page Top

#7 Shith Slereting3318, every defense of Anitfa played over footage of the attacks is a commercial for the GOP.
Posted by ruprecht 2019-08-18 13:22||   2019-08-18 13:22|| Front Page Top

#8 Many of the Antifa street thugs are exactly that: street thugs. Apolitical and fight-club thugs who just need an outlet.
Posted by The peanut gallery 2019-08-18 14:33||   2019-08-18 14:33|| Front Page Top

#9 They may be moronic thugs now but they are being prepared. I suspect the brownshirts were 'moronic' in the beginning too. Not long before some organization, not the Democratic party directly but some offshoot, starts organizing and formally training them.
Remember Obama's dream of having his own army equal to the US military?
Posted by CrazyFool 2019-08-18 15:10||   2019-08-18 15:10|| Front Page Top

#10 Who's going to pull the first trigger?

If I am armed and being attacked by thugs with iron pipes or baseball bats someone is getting shot.

Good thing I'm not in Portland.
Posted by AlanC 2019-08-18 15:53||   2019-08-18 15:53|| Front Page Top

#11 Remember Obama's dream of having his own army equal to the US military?

The Left's concept of the military is about on par with their concept of economics. You can put a uniform on them, you can give them guns. They did a lot of that in WWI. It's called butchery. In ground pounder terminology - target rich environment.
Posted by Procopius2k 2019-08-18 18:42||   2019-08-18 18:42|| Front Page Top

#12 I don't know, The German National Socialists manage to field a pretty effective army.
Posted by CrazyFool 2019-08-18 19:11||   2019-08-18 19:11|| Front Page Top

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