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Democrats Slam “Insane” Decision to Issue Bayonets to Soldiers for Crowd Control

Democrats have reacted with fury and incredulity to reports that the army issued troops with bayonets during protests in Washington, D.C. The weapons were never used. The Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, General Mark Milley, confirmed that bayonets were issued during recent protests in the nation’s capital. Democratic lawmakers were quick to react….

Trump responds to Black Lives Matter by defending the Confederacy

Poll: 63 Percent of GOP Voters Believe Country is Heading in the Wrong Direction

According to a new poll by the AP-NORC Center for Public Affairs Research, 63 percent of Republican voters expressed a belief that the country is heading in the wrong direction. Most Americans––74 percent––said they believe the country is heading in the wrong direction. 37 percent of Republicans said they believe President Donald Trump is dividing the…


U.N. to Debate Systemic Racism and Police Brutality in U.S. Following Call from Entire African Continent

The United Nations’ Human Rights Council will debate systemic racism and police brutality in the United States following a call from all 54 African nations. “Structural racism and police violence are issues, which are commonly raised by states and civil society at meetings of the council, as are unlawful killings by police and racial bias…


Trump: Chokeholds Sound “So Innocent and So Perfect”

President Donald Trump stoked racial tensions in an interview with Fox News today, saying he believes that chokeholds sound “so innocent and so perfect” in remarks defending his “law and order” approach to the protests that have erupted nationwide since George Floyd, an unarmed black man, died in police custody in Minneapolis, inflaming an already…


Trump: Democrats Think It’s Wonderful That “Terrorists Burn and Pillage Our Cities”

Donald Trump lashed out at Democrats on Friday while attacking peaceful protesters in Seattle. The President also took aim at the Democratic mayor of the city. Peaceful protesters have set up a “police-free zone” in six blocks of Seattle. Trump and other conservatives have reacted with fury, even suggesting these people are traitors. “Seattle Mayor…


Ted Cruz Claims Columbus Didn’t Commit Genocide

Senator Ted Cruz (R-Texas) defended Christopher Columbus, referring to the protesters who toppled a statue of the explorer at Minnesota’s state capitol as the “American Taliban.” American Taliban. https://t.co/rYcKpvoYhk — Ted Cruz (@tedcruz) June 11, 2020 His remark earned him criticism from Representative Ilhan Omar (D-Minn.), who noted that the demonstration was organized by indigenous…

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Trump: “Our Great National Guard Troops… Could Hardly Believe How Easy It Was” to Gas Peaceful Protesters

President Donald Trump, who has weathered criticism for deciding to use tear gas to clear peaceful protesters for a photo-op in front of St. John’s Church in Washington, D.C., doubled down on the decision, writing on Twitter that the National Guard “could hardly believe how easy it was” to follow his order. Our great National…


Trump’s Own DOJ Finds No Link to Antifa In Protests

The Justice Department has issued a report showing no link to Antifa, an organization that doesn’t exist, at protests following the killing of George Floyd. After NPR reviewed court documents for 51 individuals who are facing federal charges related to the demonstrations, they found none with any connections to the Antifa––or antifascist––movement. Of those 51…


Former Federal Prosecutor: If Trump Refuses to Leave Office “They Will Drag His Flabby Butt Out of There in Handcuffs”

Law enforcement will remove Donald Trump if he loses the election and refuses to leave office. That’s the opinion of former federal prosecutor and MSNBC legal analyst Glenn Kirschner. Kirschner spoke to SiriusXM’s Dean Obeidallah about the possibility of a defeated Trump refusing to leave. “In the past we’ve all said things about Donald Trump…

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