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We are witnessing a coordinated campaign of domestic political violence intended to impose governing results that the leftist controlled Democrat Party fear they cannot get by the ballot box. We know, it is a matter of public record, that Democrat insiders were fearful that the economy would recover enough to yield President Trump’s reelection. If he is reelected, the Republicans likely hold the Senate and have a shot at the House. The Democrats will do whatever they think might stop that outcome. Period.

We have actual coordinated Black Shirts conducting devastating and destructive violence across the nation. The states have been given the chance to take the measure of their local elected leaders. Some have been weighed in the balance and found doubly wanting, by the pandemic response, and by the response to the oldest imperative of any government: providing basic security where its writ runs.

Now it is time for President Trump to vigorously exercise his full constitutional authority. We need street-level security and a large series of lightning pre-dawn raids executing federal warrants on the command and control and logistics/finance centers behind this insurrection. We need Lindsey Graham to shut up and focus on the deep state coup members, not serve as a useful idiot or fellow traveler by giving legitimacy to the lie of systemic police violence and racial injustice. Attorney General Barr seems quite capable of keeping all the balls in the air.

Governor Doug Ducey gave a warning order through the media and then issued an executive order imposing a 8 p.m. to 5 a.m. curfew statewide from May 31 to June 8, 2020. Other governors are doing likewise. This obviously throttles small business just as they were supposed to be getting Ducey’s boot off their neck. He did so after powerful backers were shocked by the “looting” criminal raid on the nationally known Scottsdale Fashion Square, carrying off millions of dollars in high-end merchandise. Now people cannot go out to eat or drink after work or on the weekend, so long as basic security is not reimposed nationally.

Governor Ducey started the day with the right sorts of words, especially about leaders working today:

News Release May 31, 2020
PHOENIX — Governor Doug Ducey today released the following statement:

“I want to commend our law enforcement officers on their work last night, especially the Arizona Department of Public Safety, Phoenix Police Department and all the supporting agencies involved in protecting downtown and major targets, like our freeways. The Arizona National Guard also played a critical role in this response. One thing is clear: The more aggressive approach downtown was needed, and it worked. Now, more needs to be done, in more places around the state, to protect law and order and public safety. The looting and violence we saw last night, especially in Scottsdale, simply cannot be tolerated. And it won’t be. Destruction of property does not qualify as freedom of expression. I will be speaking with mayors around the state throughout the day to ensure plans are in place to prevent this kind of lawlessness tonight and beyond. The state will provide whatever resources we can, through DPS, National Guard, and cross coordination of local law enforcement, but every community needs to be prepared. What we are seeing is happening in cities and states everywhere in America, and Arizona leaders need to be on high alert. They need a plan. Today should be a working day for every local elected leader, city manager, police chief and sheriff in every jurisdiction in the state. The death of George Floyd is tragic and abhorrent. It should be condemned by leaders at all levels ⁠— and we should listen to those who seek to have a civil dialogue on how to ensure it never happens again. In Arizona, we will listen ⁠— and this was demonstrated by the leadership DPS Colonel Heston Silbert displayed on Thursday night as he engaged with protestors at the Capitol. This kind of leadership from law enforcement, working with community leaders, will get us through. But we cannot, and will not stand for violence, looting, and criminal activity.”

His curfew order rolled out mid-afternoon, links added:

Declaration of State of Emergency
*Imposition of Curfew*

WHEREAS, lawful assemblies are the lifeblood of our democracy based in the constitutional rights that we all hold so dear; and

WHEREAS, in the past week, individuals have engaged in legal and peaceful protests throughout the nation and world; and

WHEREAS, certain persons have engaged in riots resulting in assaults, vandalism, violence and criminal damage; and

WHEREAS, the violent civil disturbances and riots have continued and grown nationally and in Arizona, endangering additional lives and property; and

WHEREAS, on May 28, 2020, a protest was held in downtown Phoenix, however, after ending, a number of those attending did not disburse and began to cause a civil disturbance and riot causing damage to police vehicles with officers in them, vandalizing government buildings and throwing rocks and other items at police; and

WHEREAS, on May 29, 2020, following a peaceful vigil, some participants again headed to downtown Phoenix where their demonstration escalated resulting in additional vandalization and damage to government and private business buildings, fireworks being launched toward police, streets being blocked and reporters being assaulted; and

WHEREAS, on May 29, 2020, the downtown area of the City of Tucson was also vandalized by persons who burned dumpsters, blocked streets and destroyed property; and

WHEREAS, on May 30, 2020, protests continued in downtown Phoenix and downtown Tucson resulting in additional damage to property, and looting occurred in downtown Scottsdale at multiple businesses in the Scottsdale Fashion Square Mall and the surrounding area; and

WHEREAS, the level of disturbances and danger to persons and property has continued to increase with information suggesting that civil disturbances will expand to other areas of the State; and

WHEREAS, to date, as this violence spreads, it is necessary to have a statewide response to maximize the resources of law enforcement and other government support services to ensure the safety of persons and property; and

WHEREAS, the State understands its obligations to permit expressive activity subject to reasonable time, place and manner restrictions necessitated by the existing public safety concerns for citizens, public safety employees and protestors; and

WHEREAS, one of the primary purposes of government is to protect its citizens, maintain order and balance the rights of all individuals; and

WHEREAS, due to these conditions, and pursuant to Arizona Revised Statute (A.R.S.) § 26-301, “conditions of…extreme peril to the safety of persons or property within the state caused by…riot…or other causes…which are or are likely to be beyond the control of the services, personnel, equipment and facilities of any single county, city or town, and which require the combined efforts of the state and the political subdivision” exist to support a declaration of emergency; and

WHEREAS, pursuant to A.R.S. § 26-303(D), these circumstances necessitate a declaration of emergency.

NOW, THEREFORE, I, Douglas A. Ducey, Governor of the State of Arizona, by virtue of the authority vested in me by the Constitution and laws of this State, including but not limited to, A.R.S. 26-303, hereby order as follows:

Declare that a State of Emergency exists in Arizona due to riots, effective Sunday, May 31, 2020 and continuing.

As part of the State of Emergency, a limited curfew is imposed for the entire State beginning at 8:00 p.m. on Sunday, May 31, 2020.

The curfew will be in place from 8:00 p.m. until 5:00 a.m. and shall expire on Monday, June 8, 2020 at 5:00 a.m. unless further extended.

During the hours of curfew, all persons are prohibited from using, standing, sitting, traveling or being present on any public street or in any public place, including for the purpose of travel, with the following exemptions:

All law enforcement, firefighters, paramedics or other medical personnel, National Guard, as well as any other emergency response personnel authorized by the State of Arizona, and credentialed members of the media.

Individuals traveling directly to and from work; attending religious services; commercial trucking and delivery services; obtaining food; caring for a family member, friend, or animal; patronizing or operating private businesses; seeking medical care or fleeing dangerous circumstances; and travel for any of the above services.

For purposes of this order, “travel” includes, without limitation, travel on foot, bicycle, skateboard, scooter, motorcycle, automobile, or public transit, or any other mode of transporting a person from one location to another.

For purposes of this order, “public place” means any place, whether on privately or publicly owned property, accessible to the general public, including but not limited to public streets and roads, alleys, highways, driveways, sidewalks, parks, vacant lots, and unsupervised property.

For purposes of this order, “exempt care” means necessary medical services for an individual’s self or family member.

Violation of this order is a Class 1 misdemeanor pursuant to A.R.S. § 26-317 and is punishable by up to six (6) months in jail and a fine of $2500 in addition to any other violation under Title 13 [AZ criminal code].

Direct that the State of Arizona Emergency Response and Recovery Plan be used, and the Division of Emergency Management to be engaged, as necessary or requested, to assist in managing the emergency.

Authorize the Adjutant General to mobilize and call to activate all or such part of the Arizona National Guard as is determined necessary to assist in the protection of life and property throughout the State.

Direct that the sum of $200,000 from the General Fund be made available to the Director of the Arizona Division of Emergency Management to be expended in accordance with A.R.S. § 35-192, A.A.C. R8-2-301 to 321, and Executive Order 79-4.

IN WITNESS WHEREOF, I have hereunto set my hand and caused to be affixed the Great Seal of the State of Arizona.

G O V E R N O R

DONE at the Capitol in Phoenix on this thirty-first day of May in the year Two Thousand and Twenty and of the Independence of the United States of America the Two Hundred and Forty-Fourth.

ATTEST:

Secretary of State

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  1. Rodin Member

    Clifford A. Brown: Governor Doug Ducey gave a warning order through the media and then issued an executive order imposing a 8 p.m. to 5 a.m. curfew statewide from 1-6 June. Other governors are doing likewise. This obviously throttles small business just as they were supposed to be getting Ducey’s boot off their neck.

    (sigh)

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    • May 31, 2020, at 3:56 PM PDT
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  2. Doug Watt Moderator

    Antifa may be the paramilitary wing of the Democrat Party. It receives financial support from George Soros. Let me add some more context here. Ultra’s in Europe are soccer, or football supporters of different football clubs. In Eastern Europe, Russia, and South America they provide muscle for politicians in return for money, or special favors. They are violent both when they take part in political demonstrations, and when their team plays a rival club.

    The Alliance for Global Justice is probably a clearing house for Soros and other Leftist contributors to Antifa.

    Donors

    American Federation of Teachers (AFT) (Labor Union) – These people teach your kids. They are one of many.

    Know your enemies, and who finances them.

    I recommend the following website if you want to know who’s paying to subvert the United States.

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    • May 31, 2020, at 4:52 PM PDT
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  3. Clifford A. Brown Contributor
    Clifford A. Brown

    Doug Watt (View Comment):

    Antifa may be the paramilitary wing of the Democrat Party. It receives financial support from George Soros. Let me add some more context here. Ultra’s in Europe are soccer, or football supporters of different football clubs. In Eastern Europe, Russia, and South America they provide muscle for politicians in return for money, or special favors. They are violent both when they take part in political demonstrations, and when their team plays a rival club.

    The Alliance for Global Justice is probably a clearing house for Soros and other Leftist contributors to Antifa.

    Donors

    American Federation of Teachers (AFT) (Labor Union) – These people teach your kids. They are one of many.

    Know your enemies, and who finances them.

    I recommend the following website if you want to know who’s paying to subvert the United States.

    Yes. And those trying to muddy the waters with willfully deceptive claims of extreme right wing equivalent blame are either useful idiots or fellow travelers. 

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    • May 31, 2020, at 6:01 PM PDT
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  4. Ontheleftcoast Member

    Clifford A. Brown (View Comment):

    Doug Watt (View Comment):

    Antifa may be the paramilitary wing of the Democrat Party. It receives financial support from George Soros. Let me add some more context here. Ultra’s in Europe are soccer, or football supporters of different football clubs. In Eastern Europe, Russia, and South America they provide muscle for politicians in return for money, or special favors. They are violent both when they take part in political demonstrations, and when their team plays a rival club.

    The Alliance for Global Justice is probably a clearing house for Soros and other Leftist contributors to Antifa.

    Donors

    American Federation of Teachers (AFT) (Labor Union) – These people teach your kids. They are one of many.

    Know your enemies, and who finances them.

    I recommend the following website if you want to know who’s paying to subvert the United States.

    Yes. And those trying to muddy the waters with willfully deceptive claims of extreme right wing equivalent blame are either useful idiots or fellow travelers.

    Antifa is now designated as a domestic terrorist organization. Some unmasking is about to happen.

     

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    • May 31, 2020, at 7:30 PM PDT
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  5. Sisyphus (hears Xi laughing) Coolidge
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    Doug Watt (View Comment):
    I recommend the following website if you want to know who’s paying to subvert the United States.

    I couldn’t find an email or RSS hook. Looks interesting, but it’ll just be one more neglected bookmark if they can’t feed into my news slurry.

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    • May 31, 2020, at 7:35 PM PDT
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  6. Stad Thatcher

    I hope frightened citizens take note of the political party their do-nothing-to-stop-the rioting-and-looting leaders belong to and adjust their votes accordingly in November . . .

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    • June 1, 2020, at 5:43 AM PDT
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  7. Front Seat Cat Member

    If someone has been involved in the destruction that is taking place, or is a member of Antifa, they should lose their voting rights this year. The voting booths may not be there anyway from the looks of things.

    • #7
    • June 1, 2020, at 6:07 AM PDT
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  8. MichaelKennedy Coolidge

    Clifford A. Brown (View Comment):

    Doug Watt (View Comment):

    Antifa may be the paramilitary wing of the Democrat Party. It receives financial support from George Soros. Let me add some more context here. Ultra’s in Europe are soccer, or football supporters of different football clubs. In Eastern Europe, Russia, and South America they provide muscle for politicians in return for money, or special favors. They are violent both when they take part in political demonstrations, and when their team plays a rival club.

    The Alliance for Global Justice is probably a clearing house for Soros and other Leftist contributors to Antifa.

    Donors

    American Federation of Teachers (AFT) (Labor Union) – These people teach your kids. They are one of many.

    Know your enemies, and who finances them.

    I recommend the following website if you want to know who’s paying to subvert the United States.

    Yes. And those trying to muddy the waters with willfully deceptive claims of extreme right wing equivalent blame are either useful idiots or fellow travelers.

    You can smell the desperation of the left in trying to identify “far right” participants. The favorite now is “Boogaloo Boys” whatever they are, Supposedly the uniform is Hawaiian shirts.

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    • June 1, 2020, at 7:00 AM PDT
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  9. The Reticulator Member

    MichaelKennedy (View Comment):

    Clifford A. Brown (View Comment):

    Doug Watt (View Comment):

    Antifa may be the paramilitary wing of the Democrat Party. It receives financial support from George Soros. Let me add some more context here. Ultra’s in Europe are soccer, or football supporters of different football clubs. In Eastern Europe, Russia, and South America they provide muscle for politicians in return for money, or special favors. They are violent both when they take part in political demonstrations, and when their team plays a rival club.

    The Alliance for Global Justice is probably a clearing house for Soros and other Leftist contributors to Antifa.

    Donors

    American Federation of Teachers (AFT) (Labor Union) – These people teach your kids. They are one of many.

    Know your enemies, and who finances them.

    I recommend the following website if you want to know who’s paying to subvert the United States.

    Yes. And those trying to muddy the waters with willfully deceptive claims of extreme right wing equivalent blame are either useful idiots or fellow travelers.

    You can smell the desperation of the left in trying to identify “far right” participants. The favorite now is “Boogaloo Boys” whatever they are, Supposedly the uniform is Hawaiian shirts.

     I’ve heard that there is a faction trying to put the blame on Putin. You know, Trump’s buddy. 

    Science at work!

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    • June 1, 2020, at 7:03 AM PDT
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  10. MichaelKennedy Coolidge

    I also think this may be a desperate effort to turn blacks against Trump as Democrats felt their power over the black vote slipping away. He has been pretty careful about what he has said and knows the plan. I don’t know if it is going to work as so many of the businesses burned down in Minneapolis were black owned and there is lots of video for ads in the fall.

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    • June 1, 2020, at 7:03 AM PDT
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  11. ToryWarWriter Thatcher

    Front Seat Cat (View Comment):

    If someone has been involved in the destruction that is taking place, or is a member of Antifa, they should lose their voting rights this year. The voting booths may not be there anyway from the looks of things.

    They are all going to be in prison soon.

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    • June 1, 2020, at 7:11 AM PDT
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  12. Ontheleftcoast Member

    Conservative Tree House is referring to Antifa as “White ISIS.”

    The riots, arson, looting and related violence has spread from Minneapolis Minnesota to many urban areas around the nation. From ground reports it appears Antifa groups (aka White ISIS) have organized for chaos in Minneapolis and beyond.

    Sunday night the mayhem has spread to more Democrat strongholds in Santa Monica (CA), Philadelphia (PA), Nashville (TN), Atlanta (GA), Chicago (IL), Washington DC, Houston (TX), New York City (NY), Los Angeles (CA), and other deep blue metropolitan areas. There are organized riots, anti-police violence and chaos organized by Antifa and elements within the Black Lives Matter groups.

    Many people are calling for federal intervention; however, that type of confrontation is the intended goal of the social anarchy crowd. The leftist chaos is purposeful bait; let them exhaust themselves first and highlight inept democrat Mayors and Governors.

    Politically speaking, the merging of Antifa (revolution communists) & Black Lives Matter (sub-text political Islam), has a purposeful agenda unknown to the standard brick thrower. Suburban white liberals, essentially modern affiliates of the former Bill Ayers Weather Underground, are the organizing entities. Most of the people on the street are oblivious.

    Local authorities in/around the urban danger zones have the primary responsibility to maintain domestic tranquility. Federal intervention to replace local political ineptitude, and lack of desire to confront a crisis of their own creation, is short-sighted.

    If local officials and/or state governors are not going to take action; factually they do not want to take action because they are fearful of backlash from their own tribe; then federal assistance doesn’t work. It is better for President Trump to watch from a distance and keep reminding the U.S. electorate how he supports, but will not replace, local officials.

    The entire US Army, including the Army National Guard, and the Army Reserves, totals fewer than 1 million people. For the moment, many have other tasks more important that controlling insurection in the US.

    The population of the above list of deep blue metro areas plus SF/San Jose is over 50 million. 

    Worse, we cannot assume that all members of the US Army will live up to their oaths if called upon to maintain order in the continental US; worse yet, there is considerable evidence that local support for their mission will be a problem.

    There is evidence that police agencies are compromised.

    George Soros’ funding and the hard Left turn of the Democrat Party has put radicals in many district attorneys’ and attorneys general’s offices. Radicals Hakim Muhammed (Minnesota’s Attorney General,) and Chesa Boudin (San Francisco’s DA,) for example, just off the top of my head. These are duly elected officials, and many in the lower ranks of their agencies are fellow travelers.

    Among other thing, what will the impact of this be on November’s elections? 

     

     

     

     

     

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    • June 1, 2020, at 7:40 AM PDT
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  13. Clifford A. Brown Contributor
    Clifford A. Brown

    Ontheleftcoast (View Comment):
    The population of the above list of deep blue metro areas plus SF/San Jose is over 50 million. 

    The opposition is not the population. The opposition is a relatively small number of a mix of protesters and people bent on destruction.

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    • June 1, 2020, at 9:21 AM PDT
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  14. MichaelKennedy Coolidge

    Clifford A. Brown (View Comment):

    Ontheleftcoast (View Comment):
    The population of the above list of deep blue metro areas plus SF/San Jose is over 50 million.

    The opposition is not the population. The opposition is a relatively small number of a mix of protesters and people bent on destruction.

    This is going to be very interesting going forward. I have a daughter who was a Bernie voter and lives in Santa Monica. She called yesterday to ask if I could give her another gun. She is now married with a 9 month old and may be rethinking a few things. I have read that gun sales spiked again last week. A couple of weeks ago, I read an article about new gun buyers in California complaining about the background checks and waiting periods. They were all Democrats who had believed the nonsense about “loopholes” and did not realize what the laws were.

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    • June 1, 2020, at 10:47 AM PDT
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  15. Ontheleftcoast Member

    Clifford A. Brown (View Comment):

    Ontheleftcoast (View Comment):
    The population of the above list of deep blue metro areas plus SF/San Jose is over 50 million.

    The opposition is not the population. The opposition is a relatively small number of a mix of protesters and people bent on destruction.

    The problem is how do you contain an insurrection when you have an urban insurgency with heavy political cover. The surge in Iraq was over 150,000 troops for a population of under 40 million.

    The political cover includes the Attorney General of Minnesota, who has been handed the prosecution of Chauvin and the other police officers involved in George Floyd’s death. Back when he was the chairman of the DNC,

    Democratic National Committee deputy chairman Keith Ellison is facing backlash online after he tweeted a smiling photo of himself holding a copy of “Antifa: The Anti-Fascist Handbook,” a book that has been criticized as promoting left-wing violence.

    “At @MoonPalaceBooks and I just found the book that strike fear in the heart of @realDonaldTrump,” Mr. Ellison, Minnesota Democrat, tweeted Wednesday afternoon.

    The link in the story to Ellison’s tweet is dead. Imagine that. Mark Bray, the author of the book Ellison was holding, wrote a recent OpEd for the Washington Post.

    Based on my research into antifa groups, I believe it’s true that most, if not all, members do wholeheartedly support militant self-defense against the police and the targeted destruction of police and capitalist property that has accompanied it this week. I’m also confident that some members of antifa groups have participated in a variety of forms of resistance during this dramatic rebellion. Yet it is impossible to ascertain the exact number of people who belong to antifa groups because members hide their political activities from law enforcement and the far right, and concerns about infiltration and high expectations of commitment keep the sizes of groups rather small. Basically, there are nowhere near enough anarchists and members of antifa groups to have accomplished such breathtaking destruction on their own. Yes, the hashtag “#IamAntifa” trended on Twitter on Sunday, suggesting a very broad support of the politics of antifascism. Yet there is a significant difference between belonging to an organized antifa group and supporting their actions online.

    But antifa itself is not an overarching organization with a chain of command, as Trump and his allies have been suggesting. Instead, largely anarchist and anti-authoritarian antifa groups share resources and information about far-right activity across regional and national borders through loosely knit networks and informal relationships of trust and solidarity.

    The antifa ideology has support, if only ideological and tactical, from US media and social media as well as top Democrat politicians. Some of the people on the streets are undoubtedly members of those groups Bray loves. But others are self-radicalizing “lone wolves.” The radicals want martial law. They want destruction. They want to destroy businesses. They want to wreck the USA.

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    • June 1, 2020, at 11:47 AM PDT
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  16. Ontheleftcoast Member

    I think the talk of “outside agitators” is useful as propaganda. They’re not necessary. There are anarchist and other radical cadres living locally in all major US cities. They communicate.

    Among other things, if rioting persists, and/or displaces enough people, and/or wrecks enough polling places, the Democrat movement to enable vote harvesting and voter fraud will be hard to stop.

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    • June 1, 2020, at 11:56 AM PDT
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  17. Sisyphus (hears Xi laughing) Coolidge
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    MichaelKennedy (View Comment):

    Clifford A. Brown (View Comment):

    Ontheleftcoast (View Comment):
    The population of the above list of deep blue metro areas plus SF/San Jose is over 50 million.

    The opposition is not the population. The opposition is a relatively small number of a mix of protesters and people bent on destruction.

    This is going to be very interesting going forward. I have a daughter who was a Bernie voter and lives in Santa Monica. She called yesterday to ask if I could give her another gun. She is now married with a 9 month old and may be rethinking a few things. I have read that gun sales spiked again last week. A couple of weeks ago, I read an article about new gun buyers in California complaining about the background checks and waiting periods. They were all Democrats who had believed the nonsense about “loopholes” and did not realize what the laws were.

    So the next narrative out of the whirlitzer will be that the NRA is staging the riots to improve gun sales. 

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    • June 1, 2020, at 9:32 PM PDT
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  18. Sisyphus (hears Xi laughing) Coolidge
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    Ontheleftcoast (View Comment):

    I think the talk of “outside agitators” is useful as propaganda. They’re not necessary. There are anarchist and other radical cadres living locally in all major US cities. They communicate.

    Among other things, if rioting persists, and/or displaces enough people, and/or wrecks enough polling places, the Democrat movement to enable vote harvesting and voter fraud will be hard to stop.

    Outside agitators are used to complicate investigations and prosecutions. The local agitators get sent to make trouble somewhere else. Most importantly, agitators assigned to Red states will likely fade into murder and mayhem loving Blue states where the state can run interference against the Red state and the feds. That’s why federal participation in the investigations is crucial. 

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    • June 1, 2020, at 9:39 PM PDT
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  19. MichaelKennedy Coolidge

    Long line today on Long Island to buy guns. 50 people in line and 2 hour wait. Hilarious. Gun sales up 80% over a year ago.

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    • June 2, 2020, at 5:37 PM PDT
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  20. Sisyphus (hears Xi laughing) Coolidge
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    MichaelKennedy (View Comment):

    Long line today on Long Island to buy guns. 50 people in line and 2 hour wait. Hilarious. Gun sales up 80% over a year ago.

    Yes, yes. Antifa is funded by the gun industry. The secret is out. The real conspiracies are too incredible to believe.

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    • June 2, 2020, at 10:35 PM PDT
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  21. MichaelKennedy Coolidge

    Sisyphus (hears Xi laughing) (View Comment):

    MichaelKennedy (View Comment):

    Long line today on Long Island to buy guns. 50 people in line and 2 hour wait. Hilarious. Gun sales up 80% over a year ago.

    Yes, yes. Antifa is funded by the gun industry. The secret is out. The real conspiracies are too incredible to believe.

    I have a theory that this is all funded by U Haul to get more people to abandon Democrat cities. Just kidding. I think.

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    • June 5, 2020, at 3:45 PM PDT
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  22. Flicker Coolidge

    MichaelKennedy (View Comment):
    all funded by U Haul to get more people to abandon Democrat cities.

    In the voice of Werner Klemperer: All funded… um-hum?… by U-Haul!… I see… to get… more people to abandon Democrat cities. Yes, Hogan, I think you just might have something there!

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    • June 5, 2020, at 3:55 PM PDT
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  23. Rodin Member

    Flicker (View Comment):

    MichaelKennedy (View Comment):
    all funded by U Haul to get more people to abandon Democrat cities.

    In the voice of Werner Klemperer: All funded… um-hum?… by U-Haul!… I see… to get… more people to abandon Democrat cities. Yes, Hogan, I think you just might have something there!

    I can debunk the U-Haul funding theory: They make money by equipment going both ways. All equipment ending up outside of Democratic cities are expensive to drag back. Of course, when you make the people desperate enough they will pay the price even if it includes the “drag back” expense. OK, so I guess I didn’t debunk the U-Haul funding theory. 

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    • June 5, 2020, at 5:46 PM PDT
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  24. MichaelKennedy Coolidge

    Rodin (View Comment):

    Flicker (View Comment):

    MichaelKennedy (View Comment):
    all funded by U Haul to get more people to abandon Democrat cities.

    In the voice of Werner Klemperer: All funded… um-hum?… by U-Haul!… I see… to get… more people to abandon Democrat cities. Yes, Hogan, I think you just might have something there!

    I can debunk the U-Haul funding theory: They make money by equipment going both ways. All equipment ending up outside of Democratic cities are expensive to drag back. Of course, when you make the people desperate enough they will pay the price even if it includes the “drag back” expense. OK, so I guess I didn’t debunk the U-Haul funding theory.

    They are now using big tractor trailers to haul trailers back to C A from TX. The difference in rental was substantial. My theory also includes Antifa hauling paraphernalia to Minneapolis for rioting.

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    • June 5, 2020, at 6:46 PM PDT
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