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Black Lives Matter activist from Seattle charged with anti-Asian hate crime

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Black Lives Matter activist from Seattle, Chris Hamner, has been arrested -- for an alleged anti-Asian hate crime, according to reports.
A Black Lives Matter activist from Seattle has been arrested — for an alleged anti-Asian hate crime, according to reports.

Christopher Hamner, 51, who is black, was charged with allegedly attacking three Asian-American women in two separate incidents last month, according to KIRO 7.

In the first incident on March 16, Hamner allegedly shouted "Asian b — h!" at a Chinese-American mom, who was driving with her two children, before punching his fists together in a menacing motion and demanding that she get out of the car, according to the local news outlet.

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Keeping the 'insurrection' alive? Anti-Trump Lincoln Project LIVE-TWEETS Capitol riot & gets accused of 'retraumatizing' people

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Police release tear gas into a crowd of pro-Trump protesters at the US Capitol Building in Washington, DC, January 6, 2021.
The Lincoln Project Republicans have marked 100 days since the Capitol riot by "reliving" the events in a stream of live tweets. This didn't sit well with liberal supporters, who accused the anti-Trump group of "retraumatizing."

Formed by 'Never Trump' Republicans in 2019 with the sole aim of removing Donald Trump from office, the Lincoln Project succeeded in fundraising $90 million while failing to turn Republican voters against Trump. Since Trump's departure from Washington, they've stayed active online, campaigning against all but the most centrist, establishment-friendly Republicans.

Central to their current online presence are their calls for anyone involved in the pro-Trump riot on Capitol Hill in January to be "held accountable." Part of that mission seemingly involves endlessly reminding the American public about the minute details of the riot, which they did on Friday with a series of 'live' tweets chronicling the so-called pro-Trump "insurrection" from start to finish.

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Over 50% of liberal, white women under 30 have a mental health issue. Are we worried yet?

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A 2020 Pew Research study reveals that over half of white, liberal women have been diagnosed with a mental health condition at some point. Does this mean there's a correlation between progressive ideas and mental health?

It's a common tactic of the politically charged on either side (and normally perceived as a cheap one at that) to take the particular adherents of an ideology and equate that diehard worship to mental illness.

Conservatives label younger liberal generations as snowflakes or as having Trump derangement syndrome if they didn't like the past president; liberals and progressives label right-leaning individuals or conservatives as racists, bigots, misogynists, etc. Resorting to this type of lowbrow behavior might once have been seen as an excuse not to address the actual issues or beliefs at hand, but now ad hominem attacks are more common than not.

Comment: In other words, if you subscribe to an insane ideology, you pay the price with your sanity.

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Rachel Maddow is Bill O'Reilly

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After hyping a fake story on Afghan bounties, cable's leading anchor doesn't blink and moves on to the next fable.


If you'd told me back in 2005, when I first met Rachel Maddow, that the lightning-quick, ultra-smooth broadcaster would someday supplant Bill O'Reilly as the #1 name in cable news, I wouldn't have been surprised, at all. But I'd have been shocked if you told me she got to the top by being Bill O'Reilly.

With Maddow in the lead role, MSNBC has become Fox, but somehow more craven, jingoistic, and shameless. If you don't believe it, compare their narratives side by side, and see if you can spot a real difference between Bush-era Fox and Maddow's MNSBC broadcasts from this past week.

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Utah Gov. claims it's not racist for white children to be excluded from Jazz-funded college scholarships

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Governor Spencer Cox took a call during a the "Let Me Speak to the Governor" question period on a local radio station KSL on Thursday from a constituent who was concerned about the Utah Jazz's new scholarship program. The scholarship program, implemented by the basketball this year, promised a college scholarship to a student of color for every win the franchise earned.

The caller, announced as David from Highland, asked "The Utah Jazz is excluding white children from consideration for their scholarship program. Do you think this is racist? And what would you do to prevent the Utah Jazz from acting in this racist manner?"


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Controversial sex ed bill divides Arizona, as governor weighs putting brakes on 'gender identity' and sexual orientation classes

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Arizona Governor Doug Ducey is deciding whether to sign a bill requiring parents to opt in to classes teaching their children about "gender identity" and "sexual orientation." Opponents say the bill is anti-LGBT.

Protesters gathered outside the Heard Museum in Phoenix, Arizona, on Thursday, demanding Ducey veto a controversial sex education bill passed this week by the state's Republican-controlled legislature. SB 1456 would allow parents to review the state's sex education curriculum and opt out of having their children learn about "gender identity or gender expression," HIV and AIDS or "sexual orientation."

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'Fear really drives numbers': CNN director calls Covid-19 'GANGBUSTERS WITH RATINGS,' latest undercover video reveals - UPDATE: Brian Stelter refuses comment

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A screen grab shows technical director Charlie Chester speaking of CNN's Covid-19 death tracker.
CNN purposely stoked fears over the Covid-19 pandemic to boost ratings, partly by constantly displaying a death tracker, network technical director Charlie Chester said in the latest undercover video posted by Project Veritas.
"Covid? Gangbusters with ratings, right? Which is why we constantly have the death toll on the side," Chester said in the video, which was posted on social media on Wednesday.
Part 2 - @CNN Director Reveals That Network Practices 'Art of Manipulation' to "Change The World""COVID? Gangbusters with ratings right? Which is why we constantly have the death toll on the side...let's make it higher" "No such thing as unbiased news."#ExposeCNNpic.twitter.com/okKSFK4JfS

— James O'Keefe (@JamesOKeefeIII) April 14, 2021

Comment: After publishing this video, James O'Keefe's Twitter account was suspended. Again we can see the PTB trying to silence the whistleblowers that speak the truth so they can control the damage done to their agenda. But as more truth will come to the surface the people will eventually see their dark agenda behind this fake pandemic.


The CNN employee also revealed that he had mixed feelings about the death tracker.
"I've even looked at it and been like... let's make it higher," he said. "Like, why isn't it high enough, you know, today? Like, it would make our point better if it was higher. And I'm like, what am I f**king rallying for?"

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In another video CNN technical director Charlie Chester reveals how CNN admitted that his network tries to help the Black Lives Matter movement, but reality keeps getting in the way.
Chester spilled a host of trade secrets to an undercover reporter with Project Veritas, a conservative group famous for their hidden-camera sting operations on Big Tech and media insiders. After admitting that CNN purposely stoked fears over the Covid-19 pandemic to boost ratings, and focused on getting "Trump out of office," Chester then ran his mouth on racial issues, in a video published by Project Veritas on Thursday.


After doing some research into the apparent spike in anti-Asian hate crimes in the US, Chester said that he realized "a bunch of black men" were behind most of the attacks. Unfortunately for CNN, this perspective didn't fit in with the network's chosen narrative.
"I'm like, 'what are you doing?' We're trying to help, like, with the BLM," he vented, adding that the "optics" of black-on-Asian violence don't help the BLM cause. "Little things," like these hate crimes, "are enough to set back movements," he added.
Chester didn't explain how he thinks that supporting the Black Lives Matter can stop individual acts of criminal violence. Likewise, some BLM protesters apparently don't care for the good publicity, as seen in Brooklyn Center, Minnesota on Wednesday night when a protester knocked a CNN crew member to the ground with a well-aimed bottle to the head, before chasing the crew to police lines.

Chester wasn't done spilling the beans. He admitted that the media in general focuses on the race of shooters, but only if these shooters are white.
"People were lapping up that it was like, you know, white guys," he said.
"I haven't seen anything about focusing on the color of people's skin that aren't white," he added, claiming that stories about non-white suspects lose "a little steam" when their skin color is mentioned.
UPDATE 16/04/2021: CNN's Brian Stelter refuses the opportunity presented by Project Veritas to clarify CNN's reporting guidelines




Eye 1

Social media again silences The Post for accurately reporting the news

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'Fox & Friends Weekend' host Will Cain reacts after Facebook blocked a New York Post story on a Black Lives Matter co-founder's luxury home purchases.
Will Cain: Facebook shows 'stunning hypocrisy' blocking story on BLM leader

Once more unto the breach.

On Thursday, Facebook decided its users should not be able to share a New York Post article about the property buying habits of one of the founders of Black Lives Matter.

This is the third time we've tangled with social media giants in the past year. In the early days of the COVID-19 pandemic, we published a column that suggested the virus could have leaked from a Chinese virology lab. Facebook's "fact checkers" decided this was an opinion you weren't allowed to have, and blocked the article. Today, it's a commonly discussed theory, with officials from former CDC Director Dr. Robert Redfield to CNN's Sanjay Gupta saying it can't be discounted. Even the head of the World Health Organization (WHO) has said it can't be ruled out.

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'It's lockdown what done it': Is Boris lauding lockdowns because he's planning another for October? Looks that way!

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Britain's PM Johnson walks outside Downing Street, in London.
The prime minister's claim that it was lockdown, and not the vaccine or seasonal factors, which led to the rapid fall in Covid cases and deaths in the UK should set alarm bells ringing very loudly.

The Man in Black wanted us to be in no doubt during his interview this week with Sky News: it was the lockdown whatdunit.
"It is very, very important for everybody to understand that the reduction in these numbers, in hospitalisations, in deaths, in infections, has not been achieved because of the vaccination programme.

"People don't, I think, appreciate that it's the lockdown that has been overwhelmingly important in delivering this improvement in the pandemic and in the figures that we're seeing. And so, yes of course the vaccination programme has helped, but the bulk of the work in reducing the disease has been done by the lockdown."
Repeat after Me: "The bulk of the work in reducing the disease has been done by the lockdown.. The bulk of the work..."

Why is Johnson so keen to downplay the government's roll-out of a mass vaccination programme and instead big-up lockdown? Some have said it's because he fears legal challenges for locking us down again in early January and wants to get his defence statement in before the writ. But I think BoJo is looking forwards, not backwards.

By stressing 'lockdowns work' now, he is 'nudging' us towards accepting another shutdown of the non-virtual economy in autumn.

Arrow Up

Florida bill toughens punishment against rioting, looting & monument destruction, as Democrats mourn 'death of 1st Amendment'

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Lawmakers in Florida have passed a bill that increases punishments for rioting, looting and destruction of monuments, while making it harder for local jurisdictions to defund the police. Democrats condemned it as racist.

The state senate approved HB1, or "An Act Relating to Combating Public Disorder," on Thursday with a vote of 23 in favor and 17 opposed. One Republican from Tampa Bay joined the Democrats in opposition. It cleared the Republican-majority House last month. Governor Ron DeSantis said in a statement following the bill's passage. He is expected to sign it into law as early as next week:
"This legislation strikes the appropriate balance of safeguarding every Floridian's constitutional right to peacefully assemble, while ensuring that those who hide behind peaceful protest to cause violence in our communities will be punished."
The final version of the bill isn't quite the "license to shoot looters" that reports on the early draft in November 2020 made it out to be. It upgrades the penalties for many misdemeanors, including rioting, looting, and assault and battery of uniformed officials. It also creates an "affirmative defense" in civil cases for injury, property damage or wrongful death when the person is acting in self-defense against someone convicted of rioting.

HB1 also makes it a third-degree felony to damage or destroy a memorial or historic property valued at $200 or above, and would have the perpetrator pay "full cost" of repair or replacement as restitution, in addition to a 10-year prison sentence.