Some Riots Are More Equal Than Others

 

Climate rioters broke into and occupied the Department of the Interior last night. Over 100 of them were arrested. At least one security guard was injured.

I’m willing to bet none of them are going to sit in jail for months while awaiting trials that are continuously delayed.

I’m willing to bet the FBI isn’t going to go busting down the doors of their friends and acquaintances to see who else was involved.

I’m willing to bet none of the climate rioters were FBI informants.

I’m willing to bet there won’t be a Congressional Commission to investigate this protest; complete with a teary-eyed Illinois congressman lamenting the violent threat to our democracy.

I’m willing to bet that neither the Bulwark nor the Dispatch will publish “thoughtful” editorials about how disgraceful it is for a presidential administration to encourage this sort of behavior.

There was also a riot in Portland this week as Antifa mourned the death of one of their violent agitators. Over $500,000 in damage was done to downtown buildings and fires were set in the middle of city streets. Police made no arrests.

The mother of the deceased used Twitter to encourage violence at the event, because that’s what her son would have wanted.

I’m willing to bet her account does not get suspended.

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  1. Susan Quinn Contributor
    Susan Quinn
    @SusanQuinn

    Good grief. And you’re right. Well-stated.

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  2. Bryan G. Stephens Thatcher
    Bryan G. Stephens
    @BryanGStephens

    Susan Quinn (View Comment):

    Good grief. And you’re write. Well-stated.

    Yes

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  3. Fake John/Jane Galt Coolidge
    Fake John/Jane Galt
    @FakeJohnJaneGalt

    I asked about this stuff of my Left friends that keep bring up the 1/6 sedition.

    They said that this is normal for Democracy the 1/6 stuff was an attack on our Democracy because of the sacredness of the capital.

    They serious believe that Trump was front of an army to kill congress and killed and beaten many police officers that stopped them.

    I seem to live in a different universe then they do.

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  4. Addiction Is A Choice Member
    Addiction Is A Choice
    @AddictionIsAChoice

    Just as Biden is proving to be the dictator they said Trump was, so, too, it will be with insurrections:  It is they who will “Storm the Bastille!”

     

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  5. MarciN Member
    MarciN
    @MarciN

    This is not the America I grew up in where individualism and questioning authority were the themes of American discourse because it was not questioning authority that led to the Holocaust.

    Marine Lt. Col. Stuart Scheller is being sentenced today.

    I think it is time to start calling the Democratic National Committee by its acronym “the DNC,” to acknowledge their present political supremacy and rulership of our country. It is time to associate their true identity with the great communist parties like the CCP around the world that rule other countries.

    Then I think the Republicans need to claim Norman Rockwell. Get people to realize that Norman Rockwell Democrats now belong in the Republican Party. The DNC has abandoned them. That autonomous free small town that Norman Rockwell imagined was actually in the woods of the Berkshires in Stockbridge, Massachusetts. It has been moved to nearby Lenox on the grounds of the Tanglewood Institute. Some of those concertgoers need to be reminded that Beethoven was the original noisy rebel.

    Under the DNC, you are not allowed to speak unless you say the correct thing.

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  6. Spin Coolidge
    Spin
    @Spin

    I’m willing to bet most people don’t know this happened.  I didn’t.  Until I saw this post.  

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  7. Michael Brehm Coolidge
    Michael Brehm
    @MichaelBrehm

    MarciN (View Comment):

    This is not the America I grew up in where individualism and questioning authority were the themes of American discourse because it was not questioning authority that led to the Holocaust.

    Marine Lt. Col. Stuart Scheller is being sentenced today.

    I think it is time to start calling the Democratic National Committee by its acronym “the DNC,” to acknowledge their present political supremacy and rulership of our country. It is time to associate their true identity with the great communist parties like the CCP around the world that rule other countries.

    Then I think the Republicans need to claim Norman Rockwell. Get people to realize that Norman Rockwell Democrats now belong in the Republican Party. The DNC has abandoned them. That autonomous free small town that Norman Rockwell imagined was actually in the woods of the Berkshires in Lenox, Massachusetts, presently a bastion of Democrats who have been living up to his image of America for sixty years and home to the Tanglewood Institute. Some of those people need to be reminded that Beethoven was the original noisy rebel.

    Under the DNC, you are not allowed to speak unless you say the correct thing.

    I recognize that painting. It’s from Rockwell’s “Domestic Terrorist” series, isn’t it?

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  8. Dotorimuk Coolidge
    Dotorimuk
    @Dotorimuk

    The biggest threat to our republic since Sept. 11, 2001!

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  9. Kozak Member
    Kozak
    @Kozak

    Dude is going to need Rabies prophylaxis.

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  10. Stad Coolidge
    Stad
    @Stad

    More weaponry than January 6th . . .

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  11. Roderic Reagan
    Roderic
    @rhfabian

    Federal officials insist that left wing rioters are being arrested and prosecuted for vandalism, etc., at least when it comes to offenses against federal property, as they have done all year against rioters in Portland, Minneapolis, and so on.  Or so they say.

    I’ll wait to see what happens with those arrested this time.

    The policies of municipal and country officials and prosecutors are another matter.

    Walgreens stores are being closed in San Francisco due to rampant shoplifting and theft caused by lack of prosecution of these crimes.  Incredibly, this policy wasn’t set by a Soros prosecutor but by an ordinance voted on by the city council.  

    I suspect things might change if the elites have no place to get their Xanax prescriptions filled.

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  12. kedavis Member
    kedavis
    @kedavis

    Roderic (View Comment):

    Federal officials insist that left wing rioters are being arrested and prosecuted for vandalism, etc., at least when it comes to offenses against federal property, as they have done all year against rioters in Portland, Minneapolis, and so on. Or so they say.

    I’ll wait to see what happens with those arrested this time.

    The policies of municipal and country officials and prosecutors are another matter.

    Walgreens stores are being closed in San Francisco due to rampant shoplifting and theft caused by lack of prosecution of these crimes. Incredibly, this policy wasn’t set by a Soros prosecutor but by an ordinance voted on by the city council.

    I suspect things might change if the elites have no place to get their Xanax prescriptions filled.

    They use mail order.

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