Eddie Garcia said “the police personnel on scene had the difficult task of weighing the need to immediately apprehend the suspect(s) against the possibility that police action involving the use of physical force under the circumstances would further incite the crowd and produce more violent behavior” (Mercury News). From Tammy Bruce: …these supposed anti-Trump riots are not organic nor are they natural; they are the result of leftist organizing using paid stooges (Washington Times). From National Review: San Jose is the latest in a series not of anti-Trump “protests” but of riots — the distinction seems to be lost on these courageous opponents of “hatred” and on their defenders in the media and elsewhere. San Jose’s Democratic mayor, Sam Liccardo, suggested that it was “irresponsible” of Trump even to come to the city — or, put another way, Trump was wearing a short skirt, ergo . . . Apparently, any means justify anti-Trump ends (National Review).Read More »
From the the story: A dozen or more people were punched, at least one person was pelted with an egg and Trump hats grabbed from supporters were set on fire on the ground. The story also notes the “police stood their ground at first but after about 90 minutes moved into the remaining crowd to break it up and make arrests.” Could you imagine if they did this as gays were attacked? (Fox News). Another story claims “anti-Trump protesters tore up an American flag and chanted obscene slogans against the United States” (Breitbart). The thugs also attacked cars as they were leaving (ABC News). This next story documents what they claim are other incidents of police standing by and media justification as Trump supporters are attacked (Conservative Treehouse).Read More »
From the story: The House Select Investigative Panel on Infant Lives is calling for the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services to investigate whether several Planned Parenthood abortion clinics violated federal privacy law. The Panel released new evidence Wednesday purportedly showing abortion clinics disclosing confidential medical information about patients in order to facilitate the sale of fetal body parts to procurement firm StemExpress.
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Thane Maynard, director of the Cincinnati Zoo and Botanical Garden, said the angry people “do not understand primate biology” (Fox News). More on the outrage (CBS News, Washington Post). Jack Hanna explains why he believes it was the right choice (CNN). There were vigils for the gorilla (Cincinnati). Some went so far as to call the killing racist (Bizpac Review).Read More »
The President once again divided Americans by heaping blame and condemnation on the people who sought to stop a horrible war they did not start. He told the crowd “Let all the souls here rest in peace, for we shall not repeat the evil.”(UPI). He also called for “moral evolution.” Is that really what we need? (ABC News).Read More »
From the story: A retired senior State Department military advisor claims that Hillary Clinton’s “sloppy communications with her senior staff” when she was secretary of state may have compromised at least two counterterror operations. Bill Johnson, who was the State Department’s political adviser to the special operations section of the U.S. Pacific Command, or PACOM, in 2010 and 2011, says secret plans to eliminate the leader of a Filipino Islamist separatist group as well as intercept Chinese-made weapons components being smuggled into Iraq, were repeatedly foiled (Newsweek). Congressman Pompeo told Hugh Hewitt “She broke the law and did so knowingly” (Twitter).Read More »