Is This Real? Pentagon to Announce Major UFO Program

It’s been a very long year but perhaps some of you remember the talk about the Pentagon’s UFO/UAP programs. While some of us were shouting about it from the rooftops, mainstream media outlets were not having any of it. CNN and the like ignored the reports entirely. All of a sudden, the tide has turned and these outlets are no longer to willing to keep their mouths closed.

We are not saying that’s a bad thing, either. In fact, we urge these outlets to continue spreading the word. For once, they are actually speaking out about something of importance. Jake Tapper and Michael Smerconish have both had their own segments about the topic recently. Last night, CNN took a major step forward in their coverage.

They released breaking news about the United States military and their desire to learn more about UFOs. Nowadays, they are calling them “unidentified aerial phenomena” and that’s fine with us. According to this cable news staple’s sources, the Pentagon is in the process of creating a task force to study the phenomena.

The task force will be announced soon but there are some who are going to ask obvious questions. For starters, didn’t we already have a task force of this nature? We are wondering why a new one is being formed. At any rate, two different defense officials are confirming the news and the task force will investigate any UFOs that have been seen by United States military aircraft.

The task force is going to be overseen by Deputy Secretary of Defense David Norquist. In the next few days, we expect to hear more. The efforts are also being led by the United States Navy, who is responsible for many of the encounters with unidentified aircraft. The Department of Defense was not willing to respond to a request for comment on the matter.

Pentagon officials and Congress members have been expressing concerns about the presence of any unidentified aircraft at United States military bases. Our nation’s military jets are at risk if we are not ready to address the issue. Some believe that the aircraft are operated by some of our nation’s most powerful adversaries who are looking to gather intelligence.

That probably makes more sense than any of the theories that involve extraterrestrials. The Unidentified Aerial Phenomena Task Force has been in operation for months now, ever since we first got word about the existence of these UFOs. The Pentagon confirmed some of our longest held beliefs when they let the world know that UFOs exist.

Now, we are going to have the chance to learn more. Senator Marco Rubio also confirmed the existence of this task force when he spoke out about some new legislation from the Senate Select Committee on Intelligence. Did CNN know about the new task force or is this a different one?

It’s a question that needs to be answered as soon as possible. There are three distinct possibilities at play here. The aforementioned officials were speaking out of turn, the existing program is being revamped or there actually is a whole new task force. The last option seems unlikely, to be quite honest.

The government does not like to discuss such topics under most circumstances. Why would they willfully generate new headlines on the matter? The Pentagon is an absolute behemoth and we highly doubt that they would get something like this done so quickly. On the other hand, the United States government can move rapidly when they are properly motivated.

Lt. Tim McMillan seems to think so. He’s taken to Twitter and essentially staked his reputation on the creation of a whole new task force. While he could be wrong, he does seem pretty confident about things. Unless CNN and the like are willing to go silent again, we should be hearing more about this story in the days to come. Some major revelations are likely in store.

The Left’s War on School Children Is Heating Up

The White House is currently making a very hard push to reopen schools on time this fall. To no one’s surprise, the movement has yet to gain much traction. As we get closer and closer to the school year, parents appear to be more and more reticent. The majority who stood in opposition has grown and this puts a major damper in President Trump’s economic recovery proposals.

The Phase 4 relief proposal also hangs in the balance at the moment. Daycare centers cannot be opened until everyone is on board either. Parents are starting to get used to the idea of homeschooling their children, whether they have the finances to do so or not. The results of the most recent POLITICO/Morning Consult poll say it all.

Nearly 2,000 newly registered voters were polled and almost 60 percent stood in opposition to school re-openings. 56 percent of respondents are against the idea of opening daycare facilities as well. 57 percent of respondents are opposed to the opening of colleges and universities. These numbers have all continued to rise since the last poll.

This is one of the main reasons for the current impasse in Congress. The Republicans have a proposal that provides schools that decide to reopen with billions in funding. Voters are not interested. They do not believe that school funding should be tied to a reopen, under any circumstances. These voters also believe schools should receive the same funding, whether they are able to have in-person instruction or they open virtually.

These numbers are not what the Trump administration wanted to hear. Out of all voters, only 33 percent of respondents are in support of a full school reopening. Meanwhile, 41 percent of respondents strongly oppose the idea. The demographics that are looking to reopen the schools tend to be Republican, while the Democrats are more reticent.

The support from Republican demographics is soft at the moment and even the evangelical Trump supporters are not into the idea. The administration is trying their best to spur people into action by pointing out the damage that will be done to poor communities. This message has not landed. 44 percent of voters who make $50,000 or less are strongly opposed.

The numbers say it all. Americans are still making the COVID-19 pandemic top priority. The economy and the educational system are not nearly as important and this is something that the White House needs to wrap their minds around right away. Their steadfast refusal to acknowledge the facts has led them to consider an approach that no one is on board with.

It’s time to recalculate and fast. The best approach that can be taken here is a simple re-calibration. If the Republicans are willing to offer billions to schools that are ready to reopen, why can’t this money be given to parents who are looking to educate their little ones at home? With so many parents out of work, paying them to serve as home school teachers this year could provide the United States with a much needed economic boost.

Low-income neighborhoods can be provided with high-speed internet connections, allowing teachers to remain in touch with their students more easily. Online alternatives have to be offered at the moment, especially during a moment when the nation is not looking to endanger the health of their children. Trump needs to figure out how to make parents’ reluctance work in his favor, instead of fighting back.

At some point, the Trump administration needs to get behind the general public. They have spent lots of time playing catch up as of late and that’s why their policy proposals are simply not getting any sort of traction. In fact, they need to stop worrying about getting behind the general public. It’s time for the Trump administration to start getting ahead of the public sentiment, as opposed to constantly trailing behind them. The future of the nation’s children depends on it.

The Price to Pay: Trump Virtually Ties Biden in Minnesota

Donald Trump skeptics may have believed that Minnesota was going to remain blue this election but things have started to shift in an unexpected manner. Emerson polls show that Biden’s lead in Minnesota is starting to dwindle. He’s got a 50-47 lead and 3 percent of voters are still undecided. Minnesota has become competitive once again.

The voters are split when it comes to mail-in voting and in-person voting. It probably won’t surprise anyone to learn that 90 percent of mail-in voters are pledging their support to Joe Biden. Meanwhile, nearly 70 percent of in-person voters are going to casting their ballots for Trump. These results should not be taken as the gospel truth but they are interesting, nonetheless.

The results are not believed to be a major outlier at the moment. The Emerson poll results are in line with the Trafalgar poll results that were discussed a couple weeks ago. Emerson has a closer link with the GOP as well. Their poll comes with a much larger sample size and they are also providing some further insight about the upcoming Senate race.

Interim appointment Tina Smith is being challenged by former Representative Jason Lewis. From the looks of things, he is well within range and can pull off the upset if things keep heading in this direction. Spencer Kimball is the Director of the Emerson College Poll and he thinks that the state may follow the same patterns from 2016 this year.

“In 2016, the Senate races in each state were won by the same party that won the Presidential election in that state, and it appears that the same pattern might emerge in 2020,” said Kimball. If the Republicans were able to take home a victory in either race, it would qualify as a massive upset. Many political pundits had already assumed that the state would go blue across the board.

Minnesota has been staunchly blue for some time now, as Republicans have been unable to win a statewide election in this state since 2006. Over the past 14 years, none of these races have even been close. Some might point out the 2016 presidential race. The only reason that these numbers were close is because of Hillary Clinton’s inability to reach the same voters that turned out for Barack Obama.

Trump added a small number of votes from the Mitt Romney 2012 totals but Hillary lost nearly 200,000 votes over the same time period. If Emerson and Trafalgar are to be believed, the Republicans have a better chance of taking one of these races in November than we originally thought. These polls are showing that there is more opposition to the defunding of the police than many of us had assumed.

The push has not led to positive results and Minneapolis has been experiencing an increase in wave over the past few months. The Republican candidates in this state may be able to benefit from this, as there are a number of citizens who are wondering if they are going to remain protected. The Democrats cannot promise anything, so they have decided to look elsewhere.

This is going to be an intriguing year for Minnesota elections, no matter how you slice it. This state may not have reached battleground status yet but we are going to be keeping our eye on it. The Democrats cannot make the mistake of assuming that this state will remain in their clutches. They may need to make some changes, so that they can shore up their standing in any states like this one.

The ‘defund the police’ simply isn’t as popular as the Democrats wanted everyone to think. Even Joe Biden is running scared from this movement and it won’t be long before he’s backtracking on everything that he said. He’s let the party know that he won’t drift too far to the left and the choice of Kamala Harris as a running mate will assuage a lot of fears.

A Rare Moment of Truth? Pelosi Reluctantly Admits China Is Desperate to Have Biden Elected (Video)

Nancy Pelosi is not exactly known for being a straight shooter. She lies as needed and that’s par for the course for most politicians. However, she finally decided to do some truth-telling recently and we are stunned. This is one of the more rare moments of honesty that you are ever going to come across during this election cycle.

She told the world that China is actively rooting for a Biden presidency once November rolls around. Maybe she thinks that she is dropping some sort of atomic bomb on the news cycle but she needs to get a grip, fast. President Trump has been saying the same thing for some time now but no one has stopped to throw him a ticker-tape parade.

It’s the most obvious point to make and that’s why Pelosi has seen fit to recite it. She has a real talent for stating things that we already know. Pelosi is the person who just watched The Sixth Sense last week and now she can’t wait to tell everyone that Bruce Willis’ character was dead the whole time. Captain Obvious would be too good of a name for her.

After all, it’s a better name than the ones that she tries to come up with for the president. Mr. Make Matters Worse was just painful to listen to. It sounds like a name that a failing rapper would come up while their career was in its twilight. There is no mistaking what she said, either. “China would prefer Joe Biden,” she told CNN.

These comments were made during an appearance on State of the Union. While she is willing to acknowledge the Chinese desire to see Joe Biden win, she’s not willing to acknowledge the fact that this is a form of interference. We probably don’t need to point out the hypocrisy that is taking place here.

The same politicians who were offering up all sorts of fire and brimstone about potential Russian interference are now talking about China openly, with zero fear. It’s funny to watch, especially from someone like Pelosi. She wakes up every day and thinks of new ways to contradict herself. She claims that Russia’s interference is far worse than any potential Chinese involvement.

“Russia is actively, 24/7 interfering in our election. They did so in 2016, and they are doing so now,” Pelosi said. If she has any idea how ridiculous this sounds, she is not letting on at all. According to her, American intelligence officials have concluded that the Chinese would prefer Joe Biden. Are we supposed to believe that they are going to sit idly by and hope for the best?

The Chinese have been watching the whole world deal with the COVID-19 pandemic that they are responsible for. Why would they be willing to do the right thing when it comes to our election? They have already destroyed every aspect of modern society and nearly 170,000 Americans are dead. The idea that they would start caring now is pretty funny to us.

That isn’t stopping Nancy Pelosi from giving them the benefit of the doubt. Eric Trump took to Twitter to mock her as soon as the word started to spread about her latest commentary. He pointed out another very obvious statement: the Chinese are going to do their very best to start bribing Hunter Biden as soon as possible. In the meantime, the Chinese will be making plans for the future that are based on their ability to walk all over Biden.

He’s not someone who is going to draw a line in the sand and put a stop to the Chinese nonsense. He is in cahoots with any foreign country that will have him and his son is constantly on the take. No wonder Nancy Pelosi is trying her best to downplay the corruption that she is all but encouraging. She knows the real truth: the Chinese will never view Biden as a true threat.

The Irony: Ultra-Leftwing Political Hack Kim Gardner Blames McCloskeys for Politicizing Her Fraudulent Prosecution

If the McCloskey family has their way, St. Louis Circuit Attorney Kim Gardner would have been removed from their case a long time ago. They have filed twin motions to that effect already. They are of the belief that Gardner is using their case as a means of raising campaign funding. At a recent fundraiser, she all but confirmed it.

“Kim needs your help to fight back! Her election is only weeks away,” concluded her most recent event. Now, Gardner is finally striking back against the couple. We always knew that it would come to this. Apparently, Gardner does not have the self awareness to realize when she is wrong. In her mind, the couple is turning the case into “political theater”.

Of course, she also believes that there was nothing wrong with using the case to drum up additional fundraising assistance. That’s how the leftists operate. They can use these cases to help themselves but everyone else is engaging in shameless opportunism. High ranking Republican officials have taken notice of her actions.

It’s been discussed in her campaign e-mails already, so we are not sure why she is trying to plead ignorance here. “She did not tie her reelection to the prosecution on this or any case,” her filing reads. Gardner is going to stick with the lie, even after she’s been caught. It’s the oldest trick in the grifter’s handbook.

We can’t offer a prediction on how the court will rule on this case because there is no real precedent here. We’ve been saying that a lot this year but it is true. As for the McCloskeys’ lawyer? They are far from impressed with what is currently happening here and rightfully so. “She spends multiple pages detailing the complaints of various politicians and anonymous commentators. They are not parties, they are not the prosecutor, and she should understand the difference,” he said.

The motion that was filed by Gardner is also filled with all sorts of obvious errors. It’s almost like she was in a major rush when she was filing it or something. President Trump was blamed because the orange man is always at fault, whether he had any direct involvement or not. Gardner’s claim that the McCloskeys were not mentioned more than once is also wrong.

If you take a closer look at the e-mail, there are clearly multiple references to the couple. They are not passing references, either. There’s an argument to be made that the entire e-mail is about the couple, especially when you factor in the Trump quote about law abiding citizens. Meanwhile, Gardner’s claim that the case is not being tied to her political fortunes is also proven wrong.

The whole e-mail suggests that anyone who is standing with the couple is wrong for doing so. If you are defending their innocence, you are on the wrong side of the law….in Gardner’s eyes. She even takes direct aim at the president but she still wants people to believe that this is all on the up and up. She even says “Kim needs your help to fight back!”

Sure, some might argue that this is a general prosecution reference but that does not square with the rest of her message. Gardner wants people to believe that they need to donate to her war chest and that this will keep couples like the McCloskeys from being able to brandish weaponry in the streets. Kim is here to collect money and she is using this case to do it.

The protesting that she has done is all for naught. At this point, she might as well own it. The leftists would probably appreciate her candor and we are sure that the donations would still keep rolling in. There’s truly no reason to lie here. In the meantime, we are going to sit back and wait to see what happens. A judge now has to make sense of all this.

Watch: Barr Explains How Democrats Are “Rousseauian Revolutionaries” Trying to Destroy America

United States Attorney General William Barr has had enough of the Democratic party and their willingness to embrace political violence. He spoke out about the issue during a recent sit down with Fox News host and constitutional scholar Mark Levin. In Barr’s words, the Democrats are a “Rousseauian Revolutionary Party that believes in tearing down the system.”

He believes that the party has progressed past the point of compromise and they do not wish to have an open exchange of ideas. Barr wants the Democrats to stop behaving in such a manner, so that the Antifa protesters can be stopped. They are not willing to call them out for the violence that is taking place and Barr is fed up.

Life, Liberty & Levin will be showing the entire interview if you would like to see Barr’s commentary. The current stalemate over the second coronavirus stimulus says it all about the state of the Democratic party. They are willing to allow the enhanced unemployment benefits to lapse before coming to an agreement.

What are all of the Americans who are dependent on these benefits? We are well into August and there is no end to this negotiation in sight. The Republicans have made some very reasonable offers but the Democrats are not ready to put a stop to this national nightmare. They believe that they need to “win” the battle, as opposed to making sure that all of the Americans who are in need are taken care of.

They do not want to come to the table and make a deal unless they can tell their voters that they have defeated the Republicans. That’s why President Trump has been forced to step in. He’s looking to make sure that the nation remains financially solvent during the coronavirus pandemic, while the Democrats are more worried about claiming symbolic victories.

For example, Nancy Pelosi has seemed rather pleased with herself. She believes that the Democrats hold all of the cards here. That’s not how these types of talks are supposed to go. It’s obvious that one party is playing for November and the other is looking to help Americans right now. Barr is simply saying what all of us are thinking. These are the same words that are being said in most American households right now.

Left, right, moderate, it does not matter. Everyone is affected by the pandemic and unemployment does not discriminate. Democrats do not seem to understand this very simple truth. They are acting as if they can toy with everyone’s livelihood. Thankfully, there are still elected officials who are willing to stand up to these bullies. We look forward to hearing more from Barr as soon as possible.

If not for officials like him, who would be willing to speak up right now? Sure, President Trump is always ready with a word or two but the Democrats will just ask like he’s trying to undermine them. After all, the orange man is bad and that is something that they beat us over the head every chance that they get.

Trump’s executive orders are designed to assist those who are trying to find financial relief at the moment and if the Democrats are ready to take him to court? They will find out more about the true wrath of a nation scorned. Americans of all backgrounds are watching the news on a daily basis, waiting and hoping to hear more about the next pandemic stimulus while they still have a chance to keep a roof over their heads.

The Democrats will probably wear any remark that is made by Barr as a badge of honor. They think that this is all fun and games. We may not have the wisdom and expertise of the average Democrat but it is clear to see that they are playing with fire once again. It won’t be long before they are badly burned because of their own hubris.

The Dems’ New Normal: Deblasio Installs Checkpoints Around NYC to Prevent Travelers From Entering

Mayor Bill De Blasio has been laying waste to New York City for a long time now but his latest plans are bound to destroy this great city once and for all. A new travel crackdown was announced by the mayor and those who are looking to travel to New York City will need to pass through certain checkpoints. Fines of up to $10,000 are going to be levied against anyone who decides to break the rules.

The two week quarantine rule has been established and de Blasio plans on enforcing it strictly. If the travelers are hailing from one of the 35 high risk states or visiting from Puerto Rico, they must remain indoors for at least two weeks. The same rules apply to anyone who is flying into a New York City airport. Those who try to bypass the forms at the airport will be fined up to $2,000.

Major tunnel and bridge crossings are going to be monitored. The mayor claims that he does not want to penalize anyone but all of these rules say otherwise. “We want to educate them, we want to make sure they’re following the rules,” said the mayor. “The important thing is the checkpoints are going to send a very important message that this quarantine law is serious,” he added.

Tucker Carlson took aim at the mayor during yesterday’s show and he said what a lot of us are thinking. There is nothing about these measures that is remotely constitutional. Mayors like him believe that everything they say is law but in reality, they are bypassing all of the protocols that have been put into place to keep local leaders from becoming too power-hungry.

President Trump elected to allow states and cities to come up with plans that are specifically tailored to their individual concerns. While some states are rising to the occasion, others are allowing their mayors and governors to lead them down the wrong path. What is de Blasio going to do when the business owners of New York City are forced to leave because of the lack of revenue and inability to protect themselves from looters?

He hasn’t offered any sort of plan for what he is going to do to replace their lost revenue. Instead, he is making sure that the protesters and rioters are given carte blanche to destroy the city. He should be grateful that any tourists are even willing to set foot in his deranged city at the moment. De Blasio cannot afford to chase any tourism dollars away.

With this measure, that is exactly what he is going to do. Anyone who was thinking about visiting this summer is certainly going to think twice. At this point, we do have one theory as to why things are getting so ridiculous: the Democrats are hoping that Trump will decide to intervene. This would allow them to drag him through the mud even more than they already have.

De Blasio’s rhetoric about wanting people to follow the rules is especially hilarious when you stop to think about his mentality towards public displays. He was perfectly fine with allowing people to draw up their BLM murals on the streets and no one needed to follow the proper protocols. Meanwhile, anyone who is looking to paint a mural in support of Trump is told that they are going to need to wait while their applications are being processed.

If you are looking to go outside and start a riot, the rules are not going to apply to you. The same goes for protesters who are looking to use the current social climate as an excuse to attack police officers. How is anyone supposed to pay a $10,000 fine when everyone is out of work and there are no officers who can even enforce the penalty? All De Blasio is doing is causing further social unrest and sending New York City even further down the drain.

Hypocrisy: Permits for Thee but Not for Me: De Blasio’s NYC BLM Murals Painted Without Permits

De Blasio has been having a rough go of things lately. He’s losing his grip on the city and let’s just say that this grip wasn’t exactly that tight to begin with. For starters, his health commissioner has decided to resign. The city’s horrific handling of the COVID-19 pandemic was blasted on his way out of the door as well.

The media has questions about the mayor’s handling of other issues. Massive Black Lives Matter murals are being painted in each of the city’s five boroughs and the rest of the world wants to know why no other forms of political speech are being allowed. De Blasio is playing a very dangerous game at the moment. He is taking a major risk when it comes to the rest of the city.

New York City residents cannot paint murals like these without asking for a permit first. In this case, the mayor decided to bypass that step of the process and that was that. No one can dare to question him on it and anyone who does is called a racist. Anyone who wants to paint their own mural will have to go through the proper channels and De Blasio is playing with fire.

Why wouldn’t people be angry about this glaring double standard? He cannot explain the inconsistency away. The best part of all? He readily admitted that he was not willing to follow the proper protocols. The city is at legal risk and they are opening the door to more political speech. According to the mayor, the city is not turning down anyone else’s request. They are just making them jump through hoops instead.

When Mayor De Blasio wants something painted on the streets, the process does not exist. All this does is show people that their opinions do not matter if they do not align with the mainstream media’s point of view. “We haven’t said ‘no’ to people, we’ve said, ‘If you want to apply, you can apply, but there’s a process,” said the mayor.

In all fairness to the mayor, he was willing to elaborate a bit more when he spoke with the New York Post.

“That is something that again transcends all normal realities because we are at a moment of history when that had to be said and done, that’s a decision I made. But the normal process continues for anyone who wants to apply,” de Blasio explained.

His hubris is hilarious. Instead of just admitting that he’s bypassing the rules to suit his political needs, he’d rather act like he is being called upon by a higher power during a “moment in history”. Wait until the people who he is pandering to take a look at his past record when it comes to doling out billions to the New York City Police Department.

He can try to re-brand all he wants but those who have been paying attention for some time now are not going to be fooled for any reason. Anyone who is looking to express themselves in New York City must go through the mayor first. The same rules do not apply to him. He claims not to have said “no” to anyone else as of yet but we are not buying that and he shouldn’t be selling it.

It will only be a matter of time before someone else steps forward and tells their story of being denied a permit. De Blasio will be made to look foolish and we’ll pretend that we are surprised. The Donald Trump, Women for America First group is already claiming that their permit has been sitting in the pile for two months now.

The mayor is behaving like a monarch and we are not the only ones who have taken notice of this. Someone needs to get him under control before he has a political quagmire on his hands that he can’t explain his way out of so easily.

The Dems’ Delusion: CNN Analysts Is Looking Forward to Military Evicting Trump

When April Ryan decided to speak out about the upcoming presidential election, no one could have ever realized just how dark her fantasies are. Of course, she’s a CNN analyst, so we probably should have expected it. She’s got some bizarre ideas about how the general election will unfold, that is for sure.

She’s peddling the Democrat fever dream about Trump refusing to leave the White House if he loses the election. First of all, they’re getting a little ahead of themselves. Biden is not some slam dunk candidate who is sure to win. Secondly, Ryan has been watching too many bad movies. She even went on to fantasize about a “split-screen” scenario.

In her words, “There’s going to be a split-screen on Jan. 20, 2021. If Joe Biden is now going to be the 46th president of the United States, you will have him being inaugurated and watching police and armed forces trying to pull Donald Trump out of the White House. I cannot wait for that split-screen.”

She’s not the only public figure to spout this type of gibberish. It seems to be an increasingly popular point of view. The Democrats all want people to think that Trump would actively refuse to leave the White House if he happens to lose the election. These predictions have been all of the rage in the mainstream media since last year and we wish that they would stop.

If we can recall correctly, these were the same folks who were trying to spread the “Trump doesn’t actually want to live in the White House and calls it a dump” narrative. Ryan also tried to tell the world that Trump has already been using mail in voting and that any opposition he’s offering up is a lie. In reality, he was actually using an absentee ballot.

Absentee ballots are different from mail in voting because the voter has the chance to request the ballot themselves. Mail in voting is different because the ballots are all sent out, without a designated recipient. This makes it much easier for voting fraud to take place. When mail in voting is allowed and there are no shortage of ballots that have been cast by pets and dead relatives, don’t say we didn’t warn you.

The group urged the media to prepare the public for the idea that a long period of ballot-counting should not cast doubt on the final election results, given that some states have expanded access to mail-in ballots due to the coronavirus. Mail-in ballots, which Trump has railed against, take longer to count, and results may be delayed past Election Night.

The Democrats need a chaotic election because they are not going to be able to win under normal circumstances. They want people to believe that Trump will need to be carried out of the Oval Office like a screaming child because it’s the only narrative that makes sense to them. Transition Integrity Project decided to analyze the situation, gaming out all of the possible outcomes for the election.

While the group is supposedly bi partisan, we have our doubts about that one. They are a little too easy to convince when it comes to Biden’s ability to win this fall. The group is even providing local officials with instructions on how to handle a Trump defeat, so it seems like they are pretty confident in their findings.

Now, the media is being told that the public needs to be protected. The Democrats are the ones who took to the streets after the last election but now everyone else needs to be worried about what the Republicans are going to do. Quite frankly, this sounds like a projection to us. Trump has said that he’s going to respect the results of the election and that’s all there is to it.

As for the Democrats, they may want to stop counting their chickens before they have had a chance to hatch. It’s all well and good to fantasize about what might happen if Trump loses the election but it has yet to happen. They are only setting themselves up for a massive letdown if the election does not go their way. It’s probably in their best interests to stop talking about this silly fantasy as soon as possible.

The End of Democracy: New Law Allows Dems to Vote for Dementia Patients Without Their Approval or Signature

Nevada’s Democratic governor has come to a decision during a special session with state legislature, a decision that is going to put a serious damper on democracy as we know it. No one was allowed to remain present for the meeting. They did not want their state’s citizens to watch them as they rammed ballot harvesting and mail-in voting down everyone’s throats.

The Democrats will do anything in their power to keep their state blue and they do not care if they have to cheat in the process. They’ve passed a law that allows fraud to run rampant. Those who are friends with elderly voters can fill out the ballots on their behalf and you do not even have to be related to the voter.

How can this be allowed to happen? Laura Ingraham took the time to sit down with Adam Lexalt, Nevada’s former Attorney General. They were trying to get to the bottom of the new rules and make sense of what had happened. The Democrats made sure that a nighttime vote took place, keeping everyone else in the dark (literally).

For those who are unaware, ballot harvesting takes place when voters can enter a nursing home and “collect” votes from residents without having to obtain a signature. This is a big deal and it is a clear example of voter fraud. Lexalt is worried about paid operatives who are now able to collect votes without getting a signature, rightfully so.

The Democratic party is desperate to reclaim the White House at all costs. If they have to steal the election, they will. The worst part of all is that they are doing it in plain sight but no one seems to care. The president has tried his best to call attention to the issue. The orange man is bad and the left justifies ignoring him by talking about issues that have nothing to do with the general election.

At least the Democrats are smart enough to realize that Biden will not be able to win unless things are being rigged in his favor. There’s no chance of him winning if things are handled fair and square. He wants to take down the big bully but he cannot do so unless the fight is fixed ahead of time. In that sense, none of this should be all that surprising.

Sadly, things are breaking Biden’s way. The pandemic has kept him from having the chance to humiliate himself lately. There are precious few opportunities to speak publicly and his handlers are clearly preparing his statements ahead of time. That hasn’t stopped him from having his fair share of gaffes but nothing has put a dent in his campaign as of yet.

The Democrats’ decision could backfire on them in a big way. What happens if the Republicans decide to start harvesting ballots on their own time and end up beating them at their own game? This is not something that the Democrats seem to have considered. This whole thing could end up working against them.

Nursing homes are also a very unsafe place right now, for all parties involved. What happens if there is an asymptomatic carrier who arrives at one of these nursing homes, infecting the patients at a rapid rate? There are a number of disturbing possibilities that no one on the left side seem to be willing to consider. We hope that anyone who is found to have gone into a nursing home seeking votes is punished to the fullest extent of the law.

This is what happens when the safety of the elderly is no longer a priority. The same Democrats who told us all to stay inside if we wanted our grandparents to live are now changing their tune. It’s funny how that works, isn’t it? Once the Democrats want to make something happen, they go back on everything that they said in the past.

The Dems’ New Normal: BLM-Antifa Mob Brutally Beat Innocent White Bystander in Portland

These are the “peaceful” protests that people seem to love so much, at least those who identify as leftists. During a Portland demonstration that took place over the weekend, a white man was brutally beaten by a crowd of Black Lives Matter protesters. They were using their fists, in addition to a range of blunt objects.

Of course, the main ringleader was another white guy who wanted to get some cool points. He’s pretty easy to spot, he’s got the red bandanna around his neck and a body full of tattoos. It’s always smart to dole out beatings in the most conspicuous way possible. Someone has already taken a picture and forwarded it to law enforcement officials.

The New York Times and CNN are going to ignore this story because it does not suit the narrative that they have chosen. Black Lives Matter protesters are treated as perfect angels and anyone who is looking to speak out about a different point of view is treated like a leper. Are the police even looking for the man who is responsible for leading this beating?

Probably not. Portland is already chasing away all of the federal officers who were on hand to make sure that everything went according to plan. They are no longer on hand, ready to stop the violence. While social media will claim that the removal of these officers has led to more peaceful protests, stories like this one prove that this is simply not true.

These riots are not stopping and there is no end in sight. Many Americans believe that the “peaceful protests” are being funded by rich leftists and there’s a decent amount of evidence to support that claim. How else do you explain the lack of arrests for these sorts of violent attacks? It seems like one side is getting a free pass and the other side is being made to follow rules.

If we can notice these types of double standards without actually being in Portland to see it in action, just imagine how the local residents must feel about these riots. They have been enduring them for nearly two months straight now. This could all be stopped if the Department of Justice was allowed to make the necessary arrests but we all know that simply won’t happen.

Portland residents will have to keep watching their city burn, as they hope and pray for their elected officials to wake up and smell the coffee. There’s something to be said for allowing all sides of a conversation to express themselves. No one is saying that protests shouldn’t be allowed at all. They are a key aspect of the American constitution.

The part that we do not care for is all of the violence. No one should have to be afraid in their own city. This is a major issue that the leaders of these cities must address before it is too late. All that’s left to do now is wait for the upcoming election. The leftists who are hoping for a Biden victory are going to be left holding the bag, wondering why all of their pandering isn’t helping them.

The mayor of Portland even allowed himself to be tear gassed, just for a photo op. This is the type of behavior that the leftists participate in and they wonder why no one is willing to take them seriously. If a Black Lives Matter protester had been brutally beaten like this, no one would be willing to rest until the problem was addressed.

Since the protester is not linked to the “right” groups, no one cares or wants to do anything about it. These “peaceful” protests cannot go on for much longer. The federal agents can only be kept out of the liberal cities for so long. We just hope that the protesters start to think better of their actions before it is too late.

Dr. Birx Shoots Back After Unfounded Attacks by Pelosi

When Dr. Birx was recently interviewed by CNN, she could not resist the urge to respond to a few shots that had been taken by Speaker Pelosi. This is simply what she does. Anyone that sees fit to sit down with her ends up serving as the platform for her latest series of grievances. In this instance, she used a private meeting to trash Dr. Birx.

Staff Mark Meadows and Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchen were the ones who were treated to her latest diatribe. Birx was not about to accept these words without a fight. Her response was unequivocal. The remarks from Pelosi were immediately leaked to the media and it seems that her issues with Birx have been festering for some time now.

There was a New York Times piece in July that laid waste to Birx, referring to her as a “Pollyanna” type character who cannot handle giving the president any news that might upset him. At the time, Birx believed that the United States’ coronavirus spread pandemic would closely resemble the spread that took place in Italy.

A dramatic rise would take, we would peak and then begin the decline. Of course, the New York Times did not even take the time to speak to the doctor before publishing her opinions. Once the coronavirus started to spread rapidly throughout the southern states, it became obvious that her initial predictions were way off base.

Nancy Pelosi seized on this and couldn’t wait to go off on her to anyone who would listen. “You’re in horrible hands,” she said to Mnuchen and Meadows. When she visited ABC’s This Week, she doubled down on the statements. Pelosi was asked if she had any confidence in the doctor and was very honest (by her standards).

“I think the President is spreading disinformation about the virus and she is his appointee, so I don’t have confidence there, no,” claimed Pelosi. These comments were meant as a Trump slam and we all know how much she hates the president. Dr. Birx is collateral damage here but that does not mean that she has to sit down and accept it.

Her contempt for the Republicans cannot be hidden either. CNN’s Dana Bash asked Dr. Birx for her response and she did not mince words. She paid the appropriate respects to Pelosi’s political career and then she unloaded with both barrels. “I have tremendous respect for the speaker, and I have tremendous respect for her long dedication to the American people,” said the doctor.

She did wonder what Pelosi could not provide data to back up her assertions. After all, that’s what people do when they are looking to disprove the observations that are made by professionals. She went on to say that she would stake her 40 year career on the same fundamental principles that have allowed her to become such a success.

Dr. Birx is someone who takes a lot of pride in her data collection and she was not pleased with the New York Times’ decision to run the piece without speaking to her first. Meanwhile, Pelosi has a lot of motivation to make sure that the situation remains dire until the election rolls around. Unlike Dr. Birx, she has refuse to remain humble throughout the pandemic.

She’s also hopeful that we can overcome the current spread. “It’s not super spreading individuals, it’s super spreading events and we need to stop those. We definitely need to take more precautions,” said Birx. Sorry, parents. From the sounds of things, she is not looking to reopen the schools and is placing them in the same category as the large gatherings.

America is still flying by their seat of our pants, even with six months to prepare for what is taking place. Of course, everyone is stressed out and full of anxiety. The virus is creating a path of destruction and there is no end in sight.

The Truth About “Peaceful Protests” – Protesters Pack Commercial Fireworks With Nails to Ensure Maximum Carnage

The leftist mainstream media has been on the side of the protesters since the demonstrations first began. The insinuation that they have been beating everyone over the heads with isn’t that hard to understand. If you do not stand in support of these protests, you are considered to be a racist. The Atlanta Field Office of U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement was attacked because of this mindset.

ICE officers are no longer able to do their job because the liberals have deemed them unnecessary. The conservatives who are pointing out the violence that takes place during these protests are being silenced as well. Instead of being given the chance to speak, they are called racists before they even have a chance to get a word out.

The Democrats are claiming that these are peaceful protests but they are clearly the furthest thing from docile. Rioters are even taking additional measures that allow them to cause more harm. They sent fireworks bombs at the Atlanta ICE facility and to make matters worse, there were nails embedded inside of each bomb.

This is the sort of depraved behavior that the mainstream media lunges to support nowadays. Instead of using their critical thinking skills and speaking about the protests in a nuanced manner, it’s all or nothing. You can’t support the protests and find fault with people’s methods. You’re either a racist or are you one of the “woke” ones.

There’s no in between anymore and that’s why discourse is in the toilet. A protest is fire, damaging government buildings is not. This is not the first time that the office has been attacked, either. An attack took place just last week and the protesters even left behind a Marxist flag, so that the conservatives knew they were there.

The aforementioned devices were discovered once authorities arrived on the scene and tried to make sense of it all. Stories like these have to be terrifying to anyone who actually cares about the rule of law. Mainstream media types love to talk the talk but when their buildings are attacked like this? Let’s just say that they are usually singing a vastly different tune.

When the CNN building was attacked, the liberal media was not standing up and cheering about it. In fact, it did not take long before the building was provided with extra protection. So what’s the real story here? Apparently, destruction and violence are only okay when you are the perceived beneficiary.

How are cities supposed to defend themselves from this onslaught? It’s an honest question that we have been asking lately, to no avail. The Democrats are essentially sanctioning domestic terrorism and there is very little that can be done about it. The rest of us are stuck living in a country that does not care one iota about our concerns.

No one can go outside because that means they hate old people and want them to die. On one hand, working for a living and visiting friends are both considered to be negligent behavior. On the other, going outside to start riots and light government buildings on fire is perfectly fine. No one who participates in this sort of activity is spreading the virus.

According to the liberals, only the right wing can spread the virus and they are all perfect angels. Those who are wondering why federal agents are being summoned to all of the major liberal strongholds only need to turn on their television sets. The reasoning will be laid bare for those who are willing to put their biases to the side.

The upcoming election will provide the current president with a chance to set things right. While the leftists are under the belief that Biden has this thing in the bag, those who pay closer attention to these races know that there is still a long ways to go. Biden’s still got some serious work to do.

Surprise: Trump’s Gaining Ground in Minnesota After Dems Abandoned Its Citizens to Violent Mobs

In 11 of the 12 states that have recently been polled, voters are moving to the left. They are in Biden’s corner. That’s not great news for President Trump but there is one state that is moving in his direction and it’s an interesting one. It’s the state of Minnesota. Guess what? There are even scenarios where this state could help to decide the next election.

They are a bit far fetched but hear us out. At the moment, Trump and company have a lot to worry about. The Morning Consult numbers are not looking great. According to these polls, Biden is going to be tough to beat. The Rust Belt states that Trump was able to win the last time around are now polling in favor of Senile Joe.

If Biden wins these states and takes home all of the same states that Hillary was able to win, it’s over for the current president. The Minnesota wrinkle is an intriguing one. This is a state that voted for Hillary during the 2016 election and most political analysts assumed that it would not be up for grabs this time.

Trump almost won back then, coming within a point and a half of snagging Minnesota. This development shouldn’t be as surprising as it is but when the state that lead the “defund the police” charge is polling this way? It’s a bit shocking. There is also a growing belief that Trump voters are reticent about being counted by the polling places.

This is the same belief that sprung up in the wake of the 2016 election, where Trump won with ease despite all of the early scuttlebutt in Hillary’s favor. The real concern for Trump’s campaign is associated with the state of Arizona. This is a state that normally polls red but they may flip to blue this year. Can Trump hang onto Arizona and make sure that Minnesota goes red, too?

It’s a question that is well worth asking. Minnesota is a state that is going to have far more importance in this election than anyone could have ever realized. Morning Consult is monitoring this state very closely and Trafalgar is also on board. Those who paid close attention to the 2016 election probably remember the crucial role that Trafalgar played.

They were the ones who tipped the world off about Trump’s impending surge in the Rust Belt. Those polls have him within striking distance of Biden as well. The most recent Fox News poll has Biden waltzing to victory in Minnesota but no one is placing any heavy bets at the moment. Robert Cahaly is the pollster from Trafalgar who believes in the idea of the “shy” Trump voter.

When he is polling certain areas, he will ask the people he’s speaking with to tell him who they think their neighbors are voting for. This is his way of drawing out the voters that are more uncertain. In his mind, there are plenty of people who are going to vote for Trump but they are not willing to admit that to the folks that run polls.

Many pollsters have Biden winning in a landslide in many of the swing states but Trump is still holding strong in Florida, Michigan and Wisconsin. This is impressive when you stop to consider the fact that everything is working against Trump at the moment. All he needs is a break or two to get back into the race in earnest.

Minnesota is a state that is experiencing an uptick in crime over the past few weeks and they have themselves to blame for it. The state must not be as leftist as they would have liked to think. For a candidate like Trump that is all about law and order, this is a pretty good sign. There is still plenty of time before the election and he’ll have his chances to turn the tide. Biden’s landslide may not happen after all.

The Dems’ Propaganda Machine: Facebook Censors Video of American Front Line Doctors Addressing Media Lies About COVID-19

United States doctors who are currently on the front line are trying their best to provide the rest of the nation with information that they can actually use. The video that circulated yesterday was immediately swatted down by the Democrats’ propaganda machine, though. It had received 17 million views but that did not seem to matter to anyone at all.

Anything that does not agree with the Democrats is removed from the Internet entirely but this is not the way that things should be done. The “White Coat Summit” that took place in Washington, DC should have been a major event. Instead, the leftists treated these medical professionals like they are second class citizens. After all, they are the ones who seem to know better!

The far left American media is offering up all sorts of misinformation but no one seems to want to do anything about that. “If Americans continue to let so-called experts and media personalities make their decisions, the great American experiment of a Constitutional Republic with Representative Democracy, will cease,” their website reads.

We could not agree with them more. Media personalities are getting far too much of a say in what we do and do not do right now. The doctors are speaking out, in hopes of changing hearts and minds in the meantime. The American people mean well on the whole. They just need access to the right information, so that they can make the most informed decisions possible.

Unfortunately, the Democrats think that they can control the flow of information and keep people from learning what they need to know to survive. It’s shameful behavior that needs to be stopped at once. The summit is designed to make sure that folks are in the know. Facebook and other social media sites have decided to willfully block people from receiving the info.

The medical experts who are being silenced are not being allowed to speak for a very specific reason. They agree with the president and this cannot be allowed if the liberals are going to have their way. Instead of presenting information to the public and allowing them to make their own decisions, the Democrats will put pressure on any media platform and force them to make a tough choice.

Facebook used to be a safe place for any Trump supporter and now the social media giant takes direct aim at the president on a daily basis. Anything that he says is grounds for a major disagreement. Suppressing the truth like this should never be allowed but the upcoming election will allow the country to make more informed decisions.

Biden and company are not going to be able to con the people for much longer. In a bizarre way, the pandemic has played in their favor. Biden has not been able to have as many gaffes as he would have under normal circumstances. Once Biden and Trump have to start conversing with one another more directly, the campaign is going to encounter more issues.

For starters, the attitude that Biden has as far as medical professionals are concerned is alarming. He went from being Mr. Moderate and having a great relationship with the police to refusing to even speak with them. A candidate who is this desperate to win is a dangerous one. He will say anything that he has to say. Securing the presidency is all that matters to him and nothing else is important.

He hasn’t even chosen a running mate yet and August is about to start. We were willing to give him the benefit of the doubt because most running mates are chosen during the summer but come on now. What is he going to do when he has to speak for himself and he can’t just have Facebook fight all of his battles from him? It’s going to be a long, hard road for the Democrats once the election draws closer.

77% of Americans Worry About Rising Violence While Democrats Need It to Continue

The statistic that has been quoted in the title of this piece might seem grim to some but in reality? It is some of the best news that the Trump campaign team could have received. The mainstream media may want everyone to think that Biden has the lead when it comes to the upcoming election right now but the stats tell another story. The American people are simply fed up with the violence that they are seeing on a daily basis.

Can you blame them? The economy is clearly not going to recover anytime soon so this is the least that Americans can ask for. Trump probably knows this, as well. He had pinned his hopes for re-election on a miraculous recovery that simply isn’t going to take place anytime soon. Trump has not been able to put a dent in this crisis but perhaps a crisis related to law and order is more suited to his skill set.

Only time will tell. The leftists are even pitching in to help him out, which is awfully nice of them. The leftist cities that pride themselves on being so progressive are the ones that are having the biggest problems with violence. Chicago, Portland, Seattle, you name the city and they are having major issues at the moment.

This is only going to make it easier for Trump to be re-elected. He’s not going to be able to tame the virus on his own but he can do something about the orgy of violence that is taking place. Federal agents are under siege. They are being treated like second class citizens and the liberals clearly have zero fear. Unmarked vans have been dispatched to the aforementioned cities but the violence continues.

The cities that we have listed are not the only locations where violence is taking place. We simply do not have time to list all of the cities where federal agents are being attacked. An Oakland courthouse was set on fire over the weekend. A police station was also vandalized and officers were shot with fireworks.

Seventy-seven percent of respondents say they are concerned that crime is rising in the nation’s cities, while 46 percent of respondents said they were concerned about rising crime in their own communities.

“At the same time they see an increase of violence and crime and are concerned that prosecutors are not prosecuting the crimes — they blame the protests and the high unemployment when asked what is responsible for the spike in violence,” said Harvard CAPS/Harris polling director Mark Penn. “They also single out social media for being used to coordinate violence and in their view not doing much to curb it.”

These events should favor the current president. Biden is about two weeks away from going full hippie and suggesting that we all live in communes because love is all you need. Trump’s the law and order guy, so this is a crisis that he is well equipped to handle. He’s not the one who is looking to align himself with the people who think that its a good idea to defund the police departments.

Voters are sitting on the fence right now are sure to give him a second look. How can they ignore what they are seeing on their television sets every day? Any time you turn the TV on, you see riots that threaten to tear apart the very fabric that holds this great country together. Surely, someone who can’t seem to decide between Biden and Trump will be swayed by the candidate who promises to fix this.

Crime is surging all over the country. Many Americans are starting to feel like they are not even safe in their own homes. Those who choose to defend themselves from the angry mobs are being treated like they are the ones who are breaking the law. Can you imagine how much worse it will get when Biden has the chance to start filling the cabinet with leftists who are also going to turn a blind eye to what is taking place?

Meanwhile, some believe that Trump’s aggression when it comes to Portland and other liberal cities is doing more to harm than help. Trump’s desire for online viral content may be his undoing. One thing is for sure: he is going to need to come up with a plan to handle the violence and/or the virus. He’s going to struggle to hold off Biden until he comes up with a real solution for these issues.

The Dems’ new normal: Armed Militias join BLM riots, 3 shot

Breonna Taylor’s death has been the catalyst for a number of protests and the city of Louisville is still feeling the after effects of her untimely death. The general public is demanding the arrest of the officers who were involved. The officers stand accused of murdering the young woman in her sleep while using a no knock warrant at the wrong home.

One of the three officers was fired but the other two remain employed. Until all of the officers have been arrested, the protests are going to continue. Louisville was Taylor’s home and a protest took place on her behalf over the weekend. Black Lives Matter is responsible for the organization of the protest and an armed militia group also decided to make their presence felt.

The militia considers themselves to be 100 percent black. According to reports, they were not actually invited by the Black Lives Matter chapter that organized the protest. They are distancing themselves from the militia group and understandably so. The group is seeking justice for Breonna Taylor, not inviting militia groups to town.

These groups have a way of seeking out protests that do not directly involve them. The Not F—ing Around Coalition (yes, that is their actual name) was in the news recently because they decided to insert themselves into a protest that was taking place at Stone Mountain, Georgia. They were in the area because they were looking to destroy a sculpture of the Confederate President Jefferson Davis and Southern generals Robert E. Lee and Stonewall Jackson.

 

“Our initial goal was to have a formation of our militia in Stone Mountain to send a message that as long as you’re abolishing all these statues across the country, what about this one?”

This is the question that their leader Grand Master Jay posed to the crowd on Independence Day. Jay also claimed that they are not coming to these demonstrations to sing and chant. They are a black militia and they have little to no interest in protesting peacefully. The Louisville Metro Police Department was on high alert during the Saturday protest.

The police department wanted to make sure that everyone else was allowed to protest as peacefully as possible. Little did they know that this militia was about to meet their match. They were not the only ones on the scene who happened to be armed. Three militia members were taken to the hospital due to injuries that were caused by the gun of another member.

The shooting took place around 1 PM on Saturday. The injured militia members are said to be in stable condition and the injuries are not life threatening. Unarmed protesters were forced to scatter and flee once the shots rang out. One of the militia members told the media that “accidents happen”, as a means of explanation.

The Louisville protesters who have been marching on Breonna Taylor’s behalf are not pleased to see these militias in their town. They are actively undoing all of the positive activism that has already taken place. These are the outside agitators that people are getting tired of. Until they are removed from the equation, these protests are only going to get worse and worse.

How many times do we have to read stories like these before people wake up and realize what the true problem is? At least Grand Master Jay provided the Louisville Metro Police Department with a precise description of what the militia would be wearing, so that the officers would know exactly what to look for.

While Jay and his militia would argue that they are merely following the Constitution, they should be probably be taking some gun safety courses as well. These types of “accidents” are only detracting from the true purpose of these protests: obtaining justice for Breonna Taylor. Until groups like these decide to get over themselves, these types of protests will continue to be marred by senseless violence.

Trump Doubles Down on Law & Order Over Democrat’s Objections

2020 has been an insane year. It’s getting to the point where we are not surprised by any headline that we read. You could tell us anything at this point and we would be willing to believe you. Our current reality has become dystopian. State cops and federal officers are now having gun battles in the streets? Par for the course.

We can’t even feign shock anymore. Philadelphia police officers were seen trying to take federal agents into custody, with protesters and Antifa members rooting them on. With the way that the world is going now, we are not surprised. At this point, we are just stunned that this did not happen sooner.

This is where it was always going to head, wasn’t it? Federal agents are being dispatched to clean up the messes that are being made in American cities and the local officers are not pleased about it. Philly District Attorney Larry Krasner and Baltimore District Attorney Marilyn Mosby believe that they have the authority to carry out these insane orders.

We are not sure if they are able to do this but they do not seem to care about law and order anymore. These cities are allowing themselves to be led down the wrong path by their liberal leadership and this is what you get when you allow the leftists to run the show. These federal agents are merely following orders and that’s why we want to know how they can be detained.

Silly us. We thought that these agents would be given the chance to do their jobs, without having to be subjected to the usual liberal nonsense. Krasner may believe that he has a point when he points out past corruption but there are a lot of liberal beliefs that are flat out wrong. Corruption should be easy to prove but instead, these leftists are hoping that no one actually takes the time to look into it.

In the meantime, they are warning the federal agents. If protesters and rioters are going to be kidnapped and tossed in vans, the agents are going to be charged accordingly. Will these charges actually stick? That’s anyone guess at the current moment. City officials do not have clear authority to detain and prosecute federal agents but the laws are somewhat vague on this matter.

Federal officers can have the charges removed from a federal court of law but local prosecutors are able to proceed with cases at their own discretion. Portland officials do not believe that the officers who have been dispatched to their city are acting within the acceptable parameters. Arrests and prosecution can still be initiated on the local level and we are watching with great interest to see how it all unfolds.

While these leaders are not claiming to be able to arrest federal agents upon arrival, they are talking a good game about putting a stop to the Trump mandates. Operation Legend is a $60 million initiative that is supposed to put a stop to the death and destruction that is unfolding in many of the liberal cities around the country.

The agents who are tossing people in vans in Portland are not going to be able to emulate those actions elsewhere and rightfully so. No one is suggesting that we turn over American cities to a new gestapo. On the other hand, the White House cannot sit idly by and hope the riots to stop. This is all setting up for a battle that is going to take months to properly unfold.

Federal agents certainly have the authority to protect federal property, so liberal leaders are not going to be able to shoo them away as easily as they may have expected. Agents cannot make arrests unlawfully or they will face charges from local jurisdictions. The federal agents are unmarked, which is going to make this task incredibly challenging. Best of luck to the liberal mayors!

The Dems’ New Normal: High School Football Coach Fired Because He Also Works as a Police Sergeant

The city of Portland is slowly losing its mind and this story provides us with all of the evidence that we need. This is the story of a man who has a side gig as a high school football coach in the region. In many instances, this is how it works. Most schools cannot afford to offer up a full time salary, so people are asked to moonlight to serve the interests of the children.

Unfortunately for the man in this story, he has been relieved of his duties and he believes that angry leftists are responsible for what has taken place. Ken Duilio was the Cleveland High School football coach but the Portland Public Schools system has put a swift and decisive halt to that. His days of assisting local students while working as a Portland Police Bureau sergeant are over.

He took over the program last year but was told that his contract is not going to be renewed for the upcoming season. Now that numerous schools are being forced to reconsider their upcoming plans for athletics, it is easy to see why this decision was made. Why would a school risk the blow back that comes with having a police officer on staff who happens to coach football?

If schools aren’t going to be able to play football this year, it seems like a needless risk to take. While we do not agree with the decision, it’s not hard to understand why it was made. “100 percent,” said Duilio when asked if the school’s lack of willingness to renew his contract had to do with his employment with the Portland police.

Portland Public Schools athletic director Marshall Haskins was also asked about what took place here but he was not willing to go as far as Duilio. The district is “going in a different direction” this year, which is exactly what you say to someone who is being fired without cause. In the coach’s mind, there was a group that was responsible for putting pressure on the school and they are to blame for what has happened.

The former coach spoke at a North Precinct press conference in late June. From there, fliers with his photo on them began to circulate in the city. He was being tied to past incidents that took place while he was working with the force. Portland Police Association president Daryl Turner referred to this firing as a form of discrimination.

“He’s built relationships and partnerships with people and youth in the community. He lives in Portland, raises his family in Portland and has helped direct dozens of kids who may otherwise be going a different direction were they not playing football,‘’ said Turner. According to the coach, he was told that the district had received some pressure from the local community about the fliers.

It became hard for them to envision a way forward and that’s why they have severed their relationship with the embattled sergeant. Meanwhile, the children are the ones who are truly being deprived here. Take a look at this news clip from 2010. Does this look like a coach who is struggling to maintain a good relationship with his players?

Duilio used to work with the Gun Violence Reduction Team and before that, he was working with the Gang Enforcement Team. The officer also spoke out about the riots, which probably sealed his fate. When he spoke about the pain that officers were feeling, that was all it took for the community to turn against him entirely.

Add Portland to the list of cities that are willing to cut off their noses to spite their faces. This man simply wanted to give back to this community and this is how he has been repaid for it. We would be more upset if we actually believed that high schools were even going to play football this year. This firing is just another form of virtue signaling.

Chicago Police Are Begging Trump to Save the City From Clueless Mayor

While some might be focused on the rash of deadly shootings that is taking place in Chicago, there is no reason to worry about them at this point. The city has far larger fish to fry. The police officers who are employed by the city of Chicago are at their wit’s end and they do not know where to turn. City Hall is not providing them with any sort of support.

The city is spiraling out of control and the rest of the country is watching them circle the drain. The President of the local Fraternal Order of Police is concerned. That’s why he is going over the mayor’s head. The police officers of Chicago are in a desperate search for answers. The President of the United States is now being asked to send in the troops, much like he has already done in the city of Portland.

Mayor Lightfoot’s plans for handling these issues have been a complete nonstarter. The level of failure that has taken place is very hard to comprehend. Chicago Fraternal Order of Police President John Catanzara Jr. sent the letter to the president over the weekend. They want the federal government to step in and assist them with the chaos that they are currently experiencing.

It’s an understandable request. The nation’s police officers are clearly outmatched and outnumbered by the protesters. There’s not much that they can do to defend themselves and they are not receiving much help (if any) from their city leaders. The letter was not sent to Trump directly, though. It was posted on the FOP Lodge 7 Facebook page.

John Catanzara Jr. believes that it will make its way to the president’s desk, one way or another. “I am certain you are aware of the chaos currently affecting our city on a regular basis now. I am writing to formally ask you for help from the federal government. Mayor Lightfoot has proved to be a complete failure who is either unwilling or unable to maintain law and order here,” said Catanzara Jr.

Mayor Lightfoot was not about to tolerate this letter. Her job performance was being called into question and she had to act immediately. The president’s reaction to the reign of terror that is taking place in her city was described as a “litany of nonsense”. Trump has let her know that she needs to get her city under control but she still has yet to do so.

White House press secretary Kayleigh McEnany referred to the mayor as a derelict, which did not sit well with Lightfoot. “Hey Karen, watch your mouth,” Lightfoot shot back. Twitter has become a battleground for these types of issues more and more these days. For those who are unaware, “Karen” has now become a common insult for white women who are perceived to be out of touch with societal issues.

The mayor of Chicago might not be willing to back down but President Catanzara played his cards very well. If there’s anything that we know about President Trump, it’s that he loves to come riding in during situations like these. He enjoys coming to the rescue, especially when liberal leaders are trampling civil liberties left and right.

We are not sure if the letter from the Chicago police leader made it directly to his desk but the president has already announced that 150 federal officers are being sent to Chicago as we speak. One way or another, the message was heard and now the city can begin the healing process. Order is finally going to be restored.

Help is now on the way, whether Lightfoot is willing to accept it or not. Her city is hurting and President Trump is ready to step up to the plate. It’s too bad that his hand had to be forced by a group of police officers who have had more than enough. These protesters won’t be treated with kid gloves any longer.

American Freedom: Missouri AG Vows to Dismiss Charges Against Mccloskey

A major standoff is about to take place in the state of Missouri. The district attorney of St. Louis County, Kimberly Gardner, is filing charges against a couple who looked to defend their home in the midst of the protests. Mark and Patricia McCloskey are facing felony and misdemeanor charges because of their willingness to display weaponry to protesters in their yard.

Gardner realizes the political implications of this decision and that’s probably why she is suggesting a diversion program for the couple. She knows that it would be a political quagmire if they were to end up in jail. However, she is insisting that the couple be charged with a crime and claiming that the law forced her hand.

Felony unlawful use of a weapon charges have been filed. They were also asked to forfeit the weapons once a warrant was issued for their arrest. We’re sure that they never expected the media firestorm that they found themselves in. All they tried to do was protect themselves and this is how they are repaid for it.

“It is illegal to wave weapons in a threatening manner at those participating in nonviolent protest, and while we are fortunate this situation did not escalate into deadly force, this type of conduct is unacceptable in St. Louis,” said Gardner. The couple is being offered a deal that will allow them to avoid trial, though.

There will not be a conviction record for the couple, either. First time offenders are often given these privileges when they have not committed any violent crimes in the past. “We must protect the right to peacefully protest, and any attempt to chill it through intimidation will not be tolerated,” Gardner’s statement concludes.

Missouri Attorney General Eric Schmitt is not happy with the decision and he was not about to let things slide. He reminded everyone that the protesters had made their way onto private property. At that point, all bets are off and people are going to have the right to defend themselves from what is taking place. You can’t expect people to sit back and wait for the worst to happen.

Americans have the right to self defense in these situations. Schmitt is simply making sure that these rights are not taken away by leftist leaders who are merely trying to curry favor with protesters. Schmitt is seeking a full dismissal of the charges, promising to protect the couple from the legal ramifications. He wants to make sure that all Missouri residents maintain their basic rights.

Yes, protecting your property is among those basic rights. Schmitt knows that their Second Amendment rights have been violated. “The right to keep and bear arms is given the highest level of protection in our constitution and our laws, including the Castle Doctrine, which provides broad rights to Missourians who are protecting their property and lives from those who wish to do them harm,” said Schmitt in a statement that was provided to Fox News.

He is not going to stand idly by while the laws that govern his state are being ignored. The court systems are going to have a tough time with this case. We are unsure how this will turn out, if we are being 100 percent honest here. Both officials have the necessary jurisdiction here and the courts are going to have to decide between each of them. Neither side has precedence over the other at the moment.

The Attorney General and District Attorney have both been elected to their positions, so it’s not like either of these parties can claim that their opposition’s standings aren’t legitimate. The judge may or may not see enough evidence to bring the case to trial. Schmitt is filing the motion for political reasons but it is also the right thing to do. We eagerly await the outcome of these legal proceedings and wish this couple the best in their upcoming fight.

Bombshell: Steele Dossier Source Linked to Billionaire Leftwing Activist Soros

When Democratic representative Adam Schiff decided to put on his big show of an impeachment trial, he needed a star witness for the occasion. Fiona Hill is her name. Now, we have learned more about some shocking revelations that are closely associated with this witness. She has very close ties with Igor Danchenko.

He’s the one who is responsible for the vast majority of the lies that you saw in the Steele dossier. That explains her level of knowledge when it comes to the dossier. Since her associate is the one who is responsible for creating it, she probably knows it front to back by this point in time. No one knew who the Primary Sub Source was but now we are all aware.

It’s not that shocking when you really stop to think about it, though. The Trump-Russia fraud allegations were being advanced by people who felt like they did not have anything to lose. They probably never thought that their names would be shared in public. Now that separate sources on the Internet are confirming this account, it looks like Danchenko and Hill have a fair amount of explaining to do.

The senior thesis that Danchenko wrote has made its way online and this would not seem to be a big deal. However, there is one aspect of the thesis that has us wondering. He actually takes the time to thank one of his professors personally in the paper. Her name? You guessed it…Fiona Hill! That’s a pretty big coincidence, isn’t it?

At least that’s how the liberals are going to try to spin it once this information is shared with more people. From the looks of it, Danchenko grew up in Russia and made his way to America when he got older. Once he arrived, he began attending Louisville University and this is where he was able to meet with Fiona Hill.

The two have maintained a strong connection over the years, clearly. We can barely remember the names of any of our college professors but these two are still best pals. Danchenko must have realized that the media would be snooping through his life and asking questions. His Twitter page has now been made private and it would not shock us if the account vanished entirely within the next few days.

That is pure speculation, though. There’s no need for that kind of speculation when we have cold, hard facts sitting directly in front of us. His attempts at locking his account did not pan out as well as he would have hoped. It did not take long before his old tweets started to circulate. He and Hill both worked at the Brookings Institute and even gave presentations together.

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That’s too big of a coincidence for anyone to ignore. How long were these two in cahoots for? They were planning the potential demise of the current president and everyone could see that their friendship was right out in the open. Stephen McIntyre confirmed Danchenko’s involvement and he’s been instrumental when it comes to discussing all of the Russian corruption that is happening in our country.

He’s peeled back the layers of the Russian fraud “story” and we are grateful for his assistance. Without true patriots like McIntyre, we would never know the real truth about what is going on. Now that the connection between these two has been uncovered, Schiff’s actions seem even worse than they did to begin with.

He dragged the nation through an impeachment trial that should have never happened. There were no crimes to speak of and his star witness was actually in cahoots with the Russians. You cannot make this stuff up. Is Hill one of the deep state whistle blowers who has been actively working against Trump?

At this point, that explanation seems more likely than anything we have been told. George Soros’ rumored involvement also comes as no major surprise. Hill can claim that she is non partisan but she spent six years working for the George Soros Open Society Institute. These connections are hard to deny.

Portland’s Left Calling for the “Abolition of the United States” and Dem’s Stay Silent

Portland’s protests were once centered around the Black Lives Matter movement but now the city has fully begun their descent into chaos. Antifa members and their sympathizers have been tearing up the streets, claiming that they are fed up with America as a whole. They are not looking to raise awareness about police brutality, they are looking to destroy the country as we know it.

Anything less than full abolition is not going to make them happy. Lilith Sinclair is the Afro-Indigenous non-binary local organizer who is responsible for putting this movement together. She spoke to the protesters and laid out their mission. The rant that she went on was captured on Twitter and shared with the rest of the country by Andy Ngo.

We are not the only ones who were alarmed by what she had to say. Mainstream media Twitter accounts were curiously silent. Why wouldn’t they be willing to amplify her message, like they have with so many others? Sinclair is openly calling for treason and all of a sudden, the mainstream media types who were perfectly fine with all of the other rhetoric clam up.

While the lack of media attention has been duly noted, Sinclair got support from an unlikely source. A clergy member was standing beside her, nodding in agreement during her diatribe. Portland was once known as a beautiful city. Now, Rose City has been turned into a leftist stronghold. Ted Wheeler is the city’s mayor and he’s lost all control.

The nightly riots have gotten completely out of hand. He shows no willingness or inclination to stop them. For nearly two months, people have taken to the streets every night to broadcast their grievances with America. The media refers to them as peaceful protesters but nothing could be further from the truth. The downtown area remains boarded up and businesses are subjected to a constant onslaught.

Governor Kate Brown has also decided that she is not going to step in either. Portland is being left to fend for themselves. The citizens of Portland who are not involved in the protests in either direction have to be wondering when the madness will end. Instead of helping out their citizens, the governor and mayor are more worried about President Trump’s attempts to provide the city with some assistance.

Homeland Security has been asked to help out and their officers are the ones who are being blamed for the escalation in violence. In fact, Wheeler has gone so far as to say that he wants the Homeland Security officers out of the city entirely. He is pointing the finger at them and letting the city know where he stands on the matter. It would be hilarious if it weren’t so sad.https://twitter.com/JazzShaw/status/1284625044149329926?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw%7Ctwcamp%5Etweetembed%7Ctwterm%5E1284625044149329926%7Ctwgr%5E&ref_url=https%3A%2F%2Fhotair.com%2Farchives%2Fkaren-townsend%2F2020%2F07%2F19%2Fportland-organizer-calls-abolition-united-states-silence-mainstream-media%2F

“The tactics that the Trump administration are using on the streets of Portland are abhorrent,” says Wheeler. When the governor paid CNN a visit and spoke to Jake Tapper during the most recent episode of “State of the Union”, he reiterated all of these points. Wheeler even believes that the Homeland Security officers are behaving in a manner that is not constitutional.

Much like Seattle, Portland protesters are taking over large swaths of the city and there is not much that can be done about it. The police were even forced to use tear gas to clear an area that had been taken over by protesters who set fire to a Portland Police Association building. At the moment, we are unsure as to when the city will stop burning and our hearts go out to the taxpayers who are forced to endure the madness.

The mainstream media cannot continue to ignore what is happening in Portland. Anarchists are tearing the nation apart but no one seems to mind all that much. The media needs to be accountable for the role that they are playing in this story. If the right wing was involved in this type of violence, we would never hear the end of it.

Police Unions Picking Sides Against the Democrat’s Violent Mobs, Endorsing Trump

The National Association of Police Organizations has offered up their endorsement for the next election. It will probably come as a surprise to no one that President Trump was their choice. Anyone with eyes can see that Joe Biden is not on the side of the police officers. He’s currently in the process of saying anything that will get the liberals on his side.

That means making all sorts of outlandish claims about the nation’s future. He is claiming that the police will be reformed and deprived of funding if he is made president. That’s why The National Association of Police Organizations had no real choice in the matter. According to the president of the organizations, Biden was refusing to even meet with them to discuss his policies.

When Mick McHale relayed the message to the rest of the organizations, they knew what they had to do. This is the same group that has had a wonderful relationship with Joe Biden in the past. They even offered him their endorsements back in 2008 and 2012. If Biden felt that strongly about taking away police funding, why didn’t he say something to this group back then?

That’s because he is a spineless coward who goes in whatever direction the wind blows. If the majority of people were willing to stand alongside the police, Biden would probably be out there in a police uniform. The Democrats are wagering their entire campaign on the idea that the nation has turned against the rule of law.

Good luck on that. We are sure that there are plenty of Democratic voters who are not thrilled with this recent drift to the far left. Biden was once known as a moderate, the type of guy who would do his absolute best to see both sides of a situation. Now, he is desperately clinging to leftist rhetoric in an attempt to stay alive in the presidential race. It’s sad to see him fall off this badly.

Not sad enough to keep us from having a good chuckle, though. What’s Biden going to do when someone points out the fact that he’s always had a good relationship with the police? That’s not something that he is prepared to answer for at the moment. Like most newfound lefty types, he wants people to think that he was always perfect and woke. In reality, he just came around to this line of thinking within the past few weeks.

It’s not like he has any real policies or past political success to hang his hat on. His whole campaign boils down to “I’m not Trump and you’re not truly black if you’re not voting for me”. When he’s not reminding people that he isn’t Donald Trump, he also lets them know that he was the vice president to Barack Obama.

When those are your only two selling points, it is easy to see why he is clinging to any shred of a viewpoint that could get him some new voters. He’s looking to make a name for himself outside of the aforementioned connections in any way possible. It’s not going well for Biden so far but not for lack of trying.

President Trump was willing to address the police board and Biden was not. He’s drawn his line in the sand and we await his response once people start pushing back against this rhetoric. He may think it will win him an election but this is probably going to go down as his last moment in the spotlight. Is this really how Biden wants to be remembered?

He’s throwing away all of the goodwill that he built over several decades as a moderate to chase the leftist vote. When has that ever worked out well for anyone? Desperate times call for desperate measures. Maybe if he gets lucky, his buddy Obama can try to pull a few more strings for him before election day.

BLM Protests Once Again Turn Violent, Injures 4 NYPD Officers

New York City leaders and residents are starting to become truly concerned with the rash of violence that is currently taking place. A pro-police march had been scheduled to head across the Brooklyn Bridge, raising awareness about their concerns. Faith leaders led the march, in hopes of talking some sense into the protesters that are tearing the city apart.

Of course, a counter-protest took place during the march and now multiple officers have been injured. Four officers were wounded as a result of the altercation. Chief of Department Terence Monahan is among the officers who were injured. There is no information about any charges that has been made immediately available.

The pro-police group simply wants to put a stop to the violence, while the counter-protests are looking to continue it. The Black Lives Matter protesters that have been camping out by City Hall saw their chance and they took it. They blocked the marchers and the police issued various warnings to the crowd. When they were not willing to move, arrests were eventually made.

Officers are also accused of roughing up protesters. A photo is already circulating of one of the counter-protesters being grabbed by their hair by one of the officers in question. Those who would like to see video of the arrests are welcome to watch the clip of what took place during these dueling protests.

This is what America has become now: two different groups with completely different goals and objectives, constantly fighting with one another. At some point during this whole mess, someone even showed up with a cane and started swinging it at the officers as hard as they could. What was that going to accomplish?

It’s like people want brownie points for being violent to the police and no one is willing to give them out. The attacker was finally willing to settle down once an officer decided to point a taser in their direction. The video that was released by the officers in question is disturbing, to say the least. These officers deserve to have the ability to protest. Progressives should not have a monopoly on who can and cannot protest current conditions.

That’s why the police are releasing the photos of the damages that took place and the injuries that they suffered. They want the world to know what they are going through on a daily basis. We fully understand where they are coming from there. There are many officers who are simply trying their best to do their jobs and they are not looking to harm anyone. The progressives do not realize that.

They want to paint all officers as evil, so that they are able to swindle the general public into their way of thinking. Chief Monahan was even willing to stand with the Black Lives Matter protesters last month. Someone tell that to the crazed maniac who was swinging a club in his direction. They had no idea that the Chief had taken a knee with the protesters, they just wanted to swing first and ask questions later.

The news reports from this protest are disconcerting. The police are already battling against the perception that they need to lose their funding. Now, they are unable to engage in counter-protests without being treated as villains. If the citizens of this country can protest on a regular basis and their rights remain protected, everyone deserves the chance to enjoy that same right.

That’s not how it works with the progressives. They are the only ones who can protest or speak out. Anyone else who does is met with violence and scorn. That’s not the way that civil discourse works but judging from the most recent actions of the hysterical left, we are well past that point. We just hope that all of the liberals are prepared for whatever is about to come their way next.

Is This Real? Twitter Censors Images of Bean Cans as “Sensitive Content” Because They Are Goya

The Democrats and the cancel culture police are coming together to censor the rest of us once again. This time around, you won’t believe what they are teaming up against. Goya Foods is their target and it would be hilarious if it weren’t so ridiculous. When Goya Foods CEO Bob Unanue decided to praise Trump, the leftists bared their fangs and went for the kill.

Democrats have elected to start boycotting all of the company’s products. We highly doubt that they were even using them in the first place but bear with us here. They are making sure that everyone knows they stand against anyone who stands with Trump. In their infinite genius, they are even suggesting that people purchase the items and donate them to their local pantry.

What sense does that even make? If you are boycotting a company, you do not spend any money with them for any reason. For example, let’s say that you are boycotting Starbucks. It’s not a coffee shop that we would be frequenting anyway but follow along if you can. If that is the case, you’re probably not going to go to Starbucks and buy a bunch of coffees to pass out on the street.

That is not how the Democrats operate, though. They are more interested in signaling their virtue. Twitter users were willing to jump into the fray almost immediately, which should come as a surprise to absolutely no one whatsoever. That’s how that site (or app, depending on your personal browsing tastes) works. People find something to be mad about and work backwards from there.

The same people who have probably never consumed any Goya products in their life are now acting like they are going to cause the company real harm. We are sure that Goya is shaking in their boots about this one.
“Oh no, a bunch of smug white leftists who have never purchased our products are mad. We had better think long and hard about what we have done,” said no company ever.

Twitter has taken the nonsensical behavior to a whole new level. They are now censoring any images that contain Goya products. The company is probably banking on the fact that they are Trump’s preferred communication medium. What are they going to do when that goodwill runs out? That is something that they have to think about. Eventually, Trump’s patience with their shenanigans is going to run out and they will be left holding the bag.

They had better hope that the leftists are still able to support them once they have finally been canceled by the Trump administration. The MRC Latino account was one of the first to point out the silliness and we are already laughing. They pointed out the amazing levels of sensitivity that are on display here. The hysterical left never stops trying to top themselves, that is for sure.

Something is happening here and we are not sure what. Even a clearly satirical post that contained an image of Goya cans wearing a MAGA hat was censored. People cannot take a joke anymore and Twitter is leading the charge. The same site that allowed themselves to become a never ending snark factory is now trying to put a stop to people making jokes.

Cancel culture has come for the foods in your pantry. After the CEO of Goya Foods risked controversy to express his support for President Donald Trump, Twitter has mysteriously censored two images of Goya Foods.

MRC Latino’s official Twitter account asked on July 11, “Why is Twitter placing warning labels on a picture of a stack of adobo Goya? To whom is SEASONING ‘sensitive content’?” A massive boycott was launched against Goya Foods after its CEO Robert Unanue gave a speech at the White House Rose Garden this past Thursday. Unanue proclaimed that Trump was “a builder,” like his own illustrious grandfather, and called for Americans to pray for their president…

…A Twitter user responded by tweeting an image of stacked Goya adobo canisters July 11. A Day prior, the same user posted a can of Goya’s black beans wearing a MAGA hat. Twitter censored both posts, placing an interstitial, or filter, on them and  suggesting the images contained “potentially sensitive content.”

The irony is so thick, you could almost choke on it. Twitter was perfectly fine with enjoying the notoriety associated with allowing Trump to use their platform but now they are trying to change their tune. The sensitivity that they are displaying is funny to most of us but we can see why Trump and his administration are getting annoyed.

It’s not like the Goya CEO said or did anything wrong. All he did was provide his honest opinion about the current president. Nowadays, that is all it takes to wind up on the wrong side of the news cycle. We wish the left the best of luck with their boycott, though.

US Navy Stands Their Ground in South China Sea Against China’s Aggression

China’s territorial claims in the South China Sea have been summarily rejected by the United States. The United States State Department has denied the claims that are being made by the PRC. They do not have any rights to any of the territory outside of the 12 mile nautical limit. Beijing’s claim to the territory was found to be unlawful and incoherent.

Sec. Pompeo offered up a statement on the matter and no words were minced. The Chinese are not going to be able to treat the South China Sea as their own personal empire. The nation’s allies in Southeast Asia are certainly breathing a sigh of relief. Their rights need to be remain protected, even when the Chinese are not willing to do so.

The freedom of the seas will remain protected at all times. These are not mere words, either. The United States is putting its considerable military might to good use. A United States Navy destroyer decided to conduct a freedom of navigation operation recently. Ralph Johnson is the United States warship that was sent into the South China Sea.

The Spratly Islands have been modified by the Chinese, as they look for ways to bolster their own military presence. Runways for various aircraft have been added and there are more weapons in these locations than ever before. It is easy to see why the United States felt the need to get involved in this region as quickly as possible.

Without our assistance, the Chinese would have continued to bully the nations that are trying to survive in this region. When two different U.S. carrier strike groups decided to operate in this area earlier in the month, the Chinese were quick to claim that the groups were only allowed to operate at their pleasure. This is the type of misinformation that they love to dabble in.

The Navy was not pleased by the idea that they are only allowed to operate “at the pleasure” of the Chinese. That’s why they took to Twitter immediately. It’s sad that this has become the new battleground online but here we are. The Chinese love using their social media networks to spread lies and half truths and they do not like being corrected.

They are going to have to get used to it. This is simply how things work when you decide to lie about your level of involvement. Now, the Chinese are trying to flip things around and blame the United States for what is taking place. They believe that the United States is responsible for trying to incite a confrontation. How can this be true, though?

The Chinese decided that they wanted to engage in the sort of posturing that leads to major problems later on. You can’t puff your chest out, attempt to take over the high seas and try to play the victim later on. “Under the pretext of preserving stability, it is flexing muscles, stirring up tension and inciting confrontation in the region,” said the Chinese embassy.

It’s a good thing that there are countries like ours that are willing to stand up to the bullies. No one is stopping to consider Hong Kong during all of this because that’s how the Chinese want it. Their attempts at expanding their territory are not usually met with much resistance. That’s why they are so stunned by the idea that someone would step up to the plate. The United States is not here to be pushed around.

A dispute like this one is not going to be going away anytime soon. The United States and China have had no shortage of disagreements over the past few years. Many expert analysts believe that there is something of a cold war going on between the two countries. While no one can predict what is going to happen next, we stand with the nations that have been adversely affected by what is taking place in the South China Sea.

Property and Violent Crime Rises in Minneapolis but Policing Dropped 34%. Coincidence?

Minneapolis was ground zero for the protesting since it is where George Floyd died. The police throughout the city have felt bullied after what happened. Rather than identifying that there was one bad cop, everyone is feeling the heat.

Now, over a month since George Floyd’s death, property and violent crimes are on the rise. Meanwhile, policing of the streets have dropped approximately 34%. That can’t possibly be a coincidence, right?

Throughout Minneapolis, there are around 150 police officers filing claims of PTSD effects and getting ready to leave the force. Many others are upping their retirement dates to try to get out of the force as quickly as possible.

They should signal that there is a big problem. While there are still plenty of officers to get the job done, they aren’t doing as many stops. They aren’t making as many arrests.

Why not? Obviously, there needs to be plenty of stops and arrests being made when you look at all of the unrest throughout the streets. Vandalism and looting are taking place all over the city.

It shouldn’t come as any surprise that the Minneapolis police are feeling apprehensive. They don’t know what they can and cannot do anymore. They don’t want to be criticized as citizens watch their every move.

The officers involved in dealing with George Floyd were criticized by the entire nation. They are facing criminal charges.

The statistics tell everything about what’s happening in Minneapolis and how the police officers feel powerless. When looking at statistics, the number of searches of vehicles and individuals are down by approximately 50%. Meanwhile, Minneapolis has experienced an unprecedented increase in shootings over the past year.

The embattled Minneapolis Police Department has mostly ceased stopping and searching residents of the city, as resources are stretched thin by anti-cop protests and surging gun violence.

Official data released by the MPD show that cumulative stops fell 36 percent in the week after 3 officers killed George Floyd, sparking nationwide protests. That trend has persisted—over the week between July 6 and July 12, MPD officers made just 193 stops, down 77 percent from the same week in 2019.

Stops involving searches of people or their vehicles have also plummeted. MPD conducted just 20 over the week of July 12, and 11 the week before—87 and 90 percent declines, respectively, from the preceding year.

It’s hard to deal with crime when police officers are facing more criticism than ever. They are struggling to get unlicensed firearms off the streets. They are told that they are not allowed to use force when taking down a criminal. They are also having their police departments’ budgets cut dramatically.

It’s hard to say that this is a coincidence. There is no way that there is a coincidence in terms of the spike in shootings at the same time that the police are feeling powerless to do their job properly.

This is what Democrats have to look forward to as they continue to push toward defunding police departments throughout Minnesota and the rest of the country. Democrats don’t want crime happening in their streets, yet they also don’t want to give the police departments the money necessary to get the job done. More importantly, it’s not just about the money. It’s also training police officers to do the job right and giving them the ability to gauge the situation properly in order to use the force required to address violence and arrest criminals.

Officers throughout Minneapolis and the rest of the country are walking off the job because there’s more violence within the communities but also more violence directed at them.

City Hall and City Council don’t have police officers’ backs anymore. They’re the ones sitting in their cozy offices with pencils, figuring out where to cut more money to appease the protesters responsible or all of the violence in the streets.

The only thing that Minneapolis has managed to do is embolden the criminals. Criminals know that they can be more violent because there are no repercussions. With more cops turning in their retirement papers, it is harder to patrol the area. Even if a police officer does choose to stop a crime, that officer runs the risk of getting hurt or killed. Combine that with the fact that the police officer is terrified to use any kind of force and it simply provides the criminals with the ability to do whatever they want.

If Minneapolis and other cities around the country want to see violent crime drop, they need to be ready to put their support back behind the men and women in blue.

BLM Supporters Shoot First, Ask Questions Never

There’s something to be said about civil discourse. Let’s have a conversation and work out our problems. Let’s see if we can’t compromise or help one side learn more about where the other side is coming from.

Supporters of Black Lives Matter have shown that they aren’t interested in civil discourse.

They don’t want to ask questions or get to know why a person says what they say. Instead, they shoot and walk away. With a clear conscience, too, because they don’t see anything wrong with their approach. That, alone, should explain that BLM isn’t focused solely on police reform as they claim to be.

An Indiana woman was shot and killed following an argument with supporters of BLM. Why? Because those who are a part of BLM have no problem with killing people who can’t agree that only black lives matter in today’s world.

Jessica Doty Whitaker, a 24-year-old woman, was walking the Indianapolis Canal Walk with her fiancé and two others around 3 a.m. following the night of 4th of July. Someone in the group used a racial slur among the conversation they were having.

Strangers nearby heard the comment and confronted Whitaker and her group. Jose Ramirez, Whitaker’s fiancé, identified that the group yelled, “Black Lives Matter.” Someone in the group, Whitaker or another, responded with “All Lives Matter.”

The “All Lives Matter” response is a trigger to many of the BLM supporters. They don’t want to acknowledge that every life matters – only black ones. What they somehow miss is that “all” encompasses black. They want it to be all about them, and they’ll commit cold-blooded murder to get people to understand that.

Rather than walking away after the spat, a clear misunderstanding of how one group believes in Black Lives Matter while others say that All Lives Matter, the BLM protesters walked away with a chip on their shoulder.

Minutes later, those same protesters opened fire from nearby. Whitaker was struck while the BLM group ran away.

Ramirez said that he thought the argument was cleared up. Instead, they sat on St. Clair and waited for the group to pass. Ramirez also admitted that he returned fire but did not hit anyone.

Whitaker was killed. All because those who support BLM don’t know how to allow people to remain if they have a different viewpoint. Ramirez says that the hardest part is that he has to explain to Whitaker’s three-year-old son what happened.

Unfortunately, Whitaker’s death isn’t the only death that has occurred in the Indianapolis canal area in the past month. The local police have acknowledged that they will increase patrols in the area during the overnight hours. Luckily, their budgets haven’t been cut (yet), allowing them to increase patrols.

Meanwhile, there are countless other deaths similar to what happened to Whitaker happening all across the United States.

Those who are not only supporting and defending Black Lives Matter but also on the front lines protesting in the name of BLM have sent a clear message. They’re not interested in talking it out. They’re not interested in hearing your viewpoint. They don’t believe in allowing people to have different thoughts on the subject. If they hear that you disagree with them, they will shoot to kill. And, because they’ve been so vocal about cutting budgets for the police, they will probably get away with it, too.

When did it become okay to not be able to talk about differences? How are any of us supposed to learn from each other if we cannot talk?

The Black Lives Matter group has managed to silence so many into submission because of their ability to commit murder and get away with it. Yet, the Dems keep playing right into their hands, cutting away police budgets to make it easier for the murders to happen.

This is putting a whole new meaning to the idiom of shoot first and ask questions later. BLM is shooting to kill, so questions will never happen.

NYC Bans All Gatherings Except Violent BLM Riots and Looting of Course

Bill De Blasio and his wife Chirlane McCray recently decided to take part in the Black Lives Matter protests that are taking place in New York City. The beleaguered mayor has found himself in hot water over and over again ever since the riots began. That’s probably why he decided to partake in this event.

Activists painted “Black Lives Matter” on one of the streets in front of Trump Tower. This is fairly tone deaf when citizens are wondering when businesses will actually open and violence is soaring throughout the city. It makes them wonder if the mayor is actually on their side or if he is looking for another photo op.

This Communist mayor was more than happy with his decision and he headed to CNN’s airwaves to crow about it. He told Wolf Blitzer that all large gatherings are going to be banned in New York City going forward. Of course, this does not include the protests or riots. These folks can still gather in the streets on an everyday basis, if they so choose.

Concerts, fairs and parades are going to be canceled through the month of September. To his credit, De Blasio is putting together a plan to get kids back into schools, albeit on a more limited basis. New York City’s summer has effectively been canceled. The Black Lives Matter protesters are the only ones who have rights in New York City.

Everyone else is stuck fending for themselves. If this sounds like a recipe for disaster, that’s because it is. Wolf Blitzer did not seem to worried, either. His big concern was centered around the US Open. He’s just hoping to see one of his favorite tennis tournaments and this is symbolic. No one seems to mind what is happening in New York City because it does not actually affect their day to day.

New York City residents are going to start leaving in droves, if they haven’t already. Why would anyone want to live in a city that does not take their basic rights seriously? If mass gatherings are okay for the rioters, why should anyone else be forced to stay indoors? When the counter protests start again and people want to know why they can’t have the same rights as the folks who are smashing up the city, De Blasio will be the first to cry foul.

The liberal leadership in cities like these are biting far more than they can chew. Sure, it may look nice to see a mayor standing in solidarity with Black Lives Matter protesters but it is purely a political move. De Blasio will backtrack on everything that he is saying at the first sign of push back from his voting base.

Right now, he’s playing a deadly game of chicken with the local police officers. On one hand, he wants to make sure that the city remains safe. On the other, he is telling the police to stand down. These are opposing goals that cannot both be met and De Blasio knows it deep down. That’s why he is doing whatever he can to buy himself some time and keep the anti police contingent off his back.

New York City is being turned into a Democratic utopia (translation: hell hole) right before our very eyes. De Blasio seems far more concerned with pandering to the leftists who are tearing up his streets than the people who are being displaced by the rioters. He’s putting all of his eggs in the liberal basket and we will see how that strategy serves him when the next election rolls around.

By then, he will be doing whatever he can to walk back his latest comments. He’ll want to make sure that he can appeal to both sides of the aisle, as this is something that any self respecting politician cares deeply about. We wish the mayor the best of luck with that endeavor. He is certainly going to need it.