Browsing All posts tagged under »Race Riots«

Seattle Occupiers’ Dangerous And Unconstitutional Demands

June 12, 2020 by

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By GianCarlo Canaparo ~ After repeated clashes with, at times, violent protesters, the Seattle Police Department abandoned its East Precinct building in Seattle’s Capitol Hill neighborhood. On June 8, protesters occupied and barricaded the six blocks surrounding it. They have since named their territory the Capitol Hill Autonomous Zone. The protesters have now published a […]

The True Plight Of Black Americans

June 11, 2020 by

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By Walter E. Williams ~ While it might not be popular to say in the wake of the recent social disorder, the true plight of black people has little or nothing to do with the police or what has been called “systemic racism.” Instead, we need to look at the responsibilities of those running our […]

Confronting Police Abuse Requires Shifting Power From Police Unions

June 9, 2020 by

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By Rachel Greszler ~ By and large, police officers are heroes who put their lives on the line to protect the communities in which they live and serve. How then should we react to cases of police misconduct and brutality when they come to light? Confronting this requires what Minneapolis Mayor Jacob Frey referred to […]

Omission Watch: Mayors Inhibit Religious Services, But Allow Massive Protests

June 7, 2020 by

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By Tim Graham ~ James Freeman at The Wall Street Journal takes up a topic the liberal media elites will avoid: State and local officials are discriminating against religious services as they grant wide berths to protests in the streets. He began with a joke headline from the Babylon Bee: “Clever Churchgoers Avoid Arrest By Disguising […]

Attorney General Reassures Black Community On Criminal Justice, Vows To Prosecute ‘Extremist Agitators’

June 5, 2020 by

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By Fred Lucas ~ Attorney General William Barr said Thursday the Justice Department will work with law enforcement agencies to find ways to restore confidence among African Americans in the criminal justice system. During an online press conference, Barr also said law enforcement should prosecute “extremist agitators” of all ideological stripes. He specifically cited Antifa […]

6 Cities Where Looters Are Ransacking Minority-Owned Businesses

June 3, 2020 by

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By Fred Lucas ~ Minority-owned businesses are among the worst-hit targets of looters and rioters who rampaged in Minneapolis and then other cities after a black man died in police custody, according to news reports. “Expressing grievances to our elected officials in the form of protest is a time-honored tradition,” Stacy Washington, co-chairwoman of the […]

The History Of Presidents Using Military To Restore Order Within U.S.

June 1, 2020 by

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By Fred Lucas ~ The National Guard has stepped in to quell the violence in Minneapolis in the wake of riots that occurred over the death of George Floyd. President Donald Trump tweeted, “The National Guard has arrived on the scene. They are in Minneapolis and fully prepared. George Floyd will not have died in […]

WashPost Art Critic Tries To Turn Temporary CNN Arrest Into Evidence Of Trump Tyranny

May 31, 2020 by

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By Tim Graham ~ Washington Post art critic Philip Kennicott (pictured at right) launched another one of his Trump-dystopia jeremiads on Friday, turning the temporary outrage of a CNN crew filming the Minneapolis riots getting arrested into some sort of grand metaphor of George Orwell’s 1984. The headline was “Through the lens of a CNN […]

Endless Racial Discord

May 14, 2015 by

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By Alan Caruba ~ When I look back at the Civil Rights movement of the 1950s and 60s, I marvel at how naïve I was that the passage of major legislation was going to “solve” the problem of discord between the white and black race. On May 3, the Wall Street Journal reported on a […]

A Pox On Baltimore

May 5, 2015 by

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By Alan Caruba ~ Thanks to an infection and the antibiotics taken to rid myself of it, I have had several days of being able to do little more than watch the news on television, listen to it on the radio, and reading about it in my daily edition of The Wall Street Journal. If […]

MSNBC’s Al Sharpton Calls For DOJ To Take Over Police Across America

May 2, 2015 by

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By Randy Hall ~ Just when you think you’ve heard it all from the Rev. Al Sharpton, who combines his liberal activism with hosting the weekday PoliticsNation program afternoons on the MSNBC cable channel, he comes up with another absurd demand that leaves people of all races shaking their heads in disbelief. His latest outrageous […]

Black Mom Changes Leftist Narrative On Violence

May 1, 2015 by

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By Cliff Kincaid ~ The reaction among responsible black and white law-abiding citizens to the black thugs rioting in Baltimore was captured by Toya Graham, (pictured) the black mother who smacked her son around when she found him on the streets joining the attacks on police. Even liberals in the major media applauded her efforts. […]

Just Another Race Riot

April 30, 2015 by

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By Alan Caruba ~ When you’ve lived over seven decades in America, the news about another race riot is really not news. It’s just another race riot. The latest is Baltimore and the theme for this one is police violence against an unarmed black youth. This was the theme of the Ferguson, Missouri riots last […]

WashPost Fact-Checker Lee Hits O’Malley For Truthful Statement On Baltimore Crime

April 30, 2015 by

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By Tom Blumer ~ At the Washington Post early Tuesday morning, Michelle Ye Hee Lee vetted a statement frequently made by former Baltimore Mayor Martin O’Malley, a Democrat and possible 2016 presidential contender, about reductions in crime on his watch. Ms. Lee must have been in a hermetically sealed cave during the previous two days, because […]

Ferguson Is A Repeat Of Past Riots. Can We Make Sure It Doesn’t Happen Again?

November 29, 2014 by

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By Genevieve Wood ~ We’ve been here before. The riots in Ferguson, Mo., are the latest set off by racial tensions—but they are certainly not the first. Decades may have passed, but the Ferguson riots look similar to these past events: The 1965 Watts riots in Los Angeles that followed an incident between California Highway […]