Category Archives: crime

Defund the Police Craze in Minneapolis

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Minneapolis City Council is in recovery from last summer’s “Defund the Police” craze.

The council yanked a million dollars from the police then. Night followed day and the crime rate surged. So now they’ve approved a half million to try to patch things over. They plan to rent cops from the Metro Transit and the sheriff’s office.

Still, the city expects to “hemorrhage” 145 officers. And the police department faces a $14 million cut in the mayor’s budget proposal.

The Council President is retiring too.

 

We Hope They Die Protesters in Compton, California

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Protesters chanted, “we hope they die,” after a shooter failed to kill two L.A. County deputies. He shot them at point blank range and wounded the 31 year old female deputy in the jaw. Yet she somehow managed to apply a tourniquet to save her 24 year old male partner. Both deputies survived, despite the protesters wishes

Violent Protests Ignored at Mostly Peaceful DNC

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Violent protests burned Milwaukee and other major cities. But they were the unmentioned elephant in the room at last week’s DNC.

The Democrats bend their reality toward a referendum on President Donald Trump’s handling of the coronavirus, but they bend it away from any mention of growing violence in American big cities run by liberal Democratic administrations.

John Kass, Chicago Tribune

Newspeak

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Peaceful Demonstrations Trashing Cities

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Peaceful protests? President Clinton might say, “it depends on the meaning of “peaceful.”

A BBC headline in June reported, “27 police officers injured during largely peaceful anti-racism protests in London.”

And ABC News continued the trend last weekend reporting that “peaceful demonstrations intensified” in Oakland. Rioters set a courthouse on fire and assaulted police officers.

President Obama once said that shovel ready jobs “weren’t as shovel ready as we expected.”

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Peaceful protests don’t seem to be as peaceful as we expected.