John Legend, Natalie Portman Other Celebs Sign Letter to Defund Police

Singers John Legend and Lizzo, and actresses Natalie Portman and Taraji P. Henson are among the Hollywood celebrities who’ve signed a letter pushing the defunding all police departments in the wake of the police involved death of Minneapolis man George Floyd. The open letter claims that in 2017, $194 billion was spent on the police … Continue reading John Legend, Natalie Portman Other Celebs Sign Letter to Defund Police

Watch: Rioters Use Forklifts to Smash into Best Buy in California During Daylight Hours

Vandals participating in the widespread riots in response to the killing of George Floyd commandeered at least one reach forklift to break into a Best Buy in the city of Fairfield, CA, during daylight hours yesterday, several videos show. Several people captured the incident in videos posted on YouTube, Twitter, and other social media outlets. … Continue reading Watch: Rioters Use Forklifts to Smash into Best Buy in California During Daylight Hours

Photo: Donald Trump Kneels in Prayer at Saint John Paul II Shrine

President Donald Trump and First Lady Melania Trump knelt in prayer behind the scenes during their visit to the Saint John Paul II National Shrine in Washington, DC, on Tuesday. A behind-the-scenes photo posted on Melania Trump’s Instagram showed the Trumps kneeling in prayer inside the shrine. The media were not permitted to join the … Continue reading Photo: Donald Trump Kneels in Prayer at Saint John Paul II Shrine

National Guardsmen Stand Watch on Steps of Lincoln Memorial

Dozens of National Guardsmen and federal police officers stood watch on the steps of the Lincoln Memorial Tuesday evening, opposite a large group of protesters. The soldiers and airmen stood facing the protesters while wearing masks, helmets, and personal protective equipment. President Donald Trump activated all members of the D.C. National Guard to respond to … Continue reading National Guardsmen Stand Watch on Steps of Lincoln Memorial

Over 60 NYPD Officers Hospitalized with Serious Injuries Since Riots Began

More than 60 officers with the New York City Police Department (NYPD) have been hospitalized with serious injuries since riots began in the city on Saturday, May 30. New York Police Chief Terence Monahan told the media this week that since riots began, more than 60 NYPD officers have been hospitalized. Other officers who have not … Continue reading Over 60 NYPD Officers Hospitalized with Serious Injuries Since Riots Began

St. John’s Bishop, Religious Leaders Condemn Trump Visit to Church Rioters Torched: ‘This Is Blasphemy’

President Donald Trump’s effort to restore order and respect for historic institutions in the nation’s capital is being slammed by religious leaders who said his visit to St. John’s Episcopal Church after it was set on fire by rioters was “blasphemy.” “This is blasphemy in real time,” Greg Brewer, bishop of the Episcopal Diocese of … Continue reading St. John’s Bishop, Religious Leaders Condemn Trump Visit to Church Rioters Torched: ‘This Is Blasphemy’

Minneapolis School Board Unanimously Votes to End Contract with Police

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The Minneapolis school board has voted to end its contract with the Minneapolis Police Department following the death last week of George Floyd while a police officer pressed his knee to the man’s neck. The Star Tribune reports the vote was unanimous Tuesday. Minneapolis Public Schools will stop further negotiations with the Police Department. … Continue reading Minneapolis School Board Unanimously Votes to End Contract with Police

Maxine Waters Endorses Biden: Trump ‘Talking About Killing Young White Children’

Appearing Tuesday Cheddar Live, Rep. Maxine Waters (D) formally endorsed former Vice President Joe Biden for the White House, claiming that President Donald Trump is “destroying America” and advocating for the killing of both black and white children in the wake of nationwide protests over the death of George Floyd. “This President is destroying America.”@RepMaxineWaters … Continue reading Maxine Waters Endorses Biden: Trump ‘Talking About Killing Young White Children’

Rev. Franklin Graham Thanks Trump for Walk to St. John’s Episcopal Church

Evangelical leader Rev. Franklin Graham thanked President Donald Trump Tuesday for his walk through Lafayette Park to St. John’s Episcopal Church Monday night amid the violent riots in Washington, DC. “Thank you President Trump,” Graham posted to Facebook. “God and His Word are the only hope for our nation.” Upon reaching St. John’s Church, along … Continue reading Rev. Franklin Graham Thanks Trump for Walk to St. John’s Episcopal Church

L.A. Mayor Eric Garcetti Promises ‘Mental Health Care’ for Being a ‘Young Black Man’

Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti attempted to appease protesters on Tuesday evening, delivering a speech from City Hall as hundreds of “Black Lives Matter” demonstrators surrounded his home several miles away. Garcetti pleaded for peace and understanding, mimicking what he felt to be the language and ideology of the protesters. He referred to the killing … Continue reading L.A. Mayor Eric Garcetti Promises ‘Mental Health Care’ for Being a ‘Young Black Man’

David Dorn, 77, Identified as Retired Police Captain Slain During St. Louis Riot

ST. LOUIS (AP) — A retired St. Louis police captain killed by people who broke into a pawn shop after protests turned violent was a gregarious and outspoken leader who mentored youths and insisted on strict ethical conduct among his employees, a longtime colleague said Tuesday. David Dorn, 77, was found dead on the sidewalk … Continue reading David Dorn, 77, Identified as Retired Police Captain Slain During St. Louis Riot

LL Cool J Releases Violent Pro Riot Rap: ‘That’s Why I Started Fires and Yelled and Threw Bricks’

Rapper-actor LL Cool J shared a pro-Black Lives Matter rap in a near-three minute video that saw the longtime NCIS: Los Angeles star say “After Chauvin killed George Floyd, we got next. Molotov cocktails, anarchy on the set.” “For 400 years you had your knees on our necks. A garden of evil with no seeds of respect. … Continue reading LL Cool J Releases Violent Pro Riot Rap: ‘That’s Why I Started Fires and Yelled and Threw Bricks’

Ted Cruz to Joe Biden: Why Are You Supporting People Who Destroy Black Businesses?

Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX) retweeted a video posted on the social media of a woman asking why her business destroyed if black lives matter. “The problem that bothers me,” the woman said as she stood outside of a business in which she said she shares ownership. “You said black lives matter. Why don’t you choke … Continue reading Ted Cruz to Joe Biden: Why Are You Supporting People Who Destroy Black Businesses?

Over 400 NYC Looters to Be Freed from Jail Thanks to ‘Bail Reform’ Policy

More than 400 looters arrested in New York City, New York, riots this week will be immediately freed from jail thanks to Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s (D-NY) “bail reform” policy that eliminated bail for many nonviolent and violent crimes. As riots rage on in New York City — and Mayor Bill de Blasio has refused to … Continue reading Over 400 NYC Looters to Be Freed from Jail Thanks to ‘Bail Reform’ Policy

Sean Parnell: Democrat Conor Lamb Fails to Denounce ‘Anarchists Destroying Our Nation’

Sean Parnell, a combat veteran and a Republican candidate for Pennsylvania’s eighth congressional district, slammed Rep. Conor Lamb (D-PA) on Tuesday for failing to denounce the violent rioters “destroying our nation.” Rep. Conor Lamb, a swing district Democrat, said that President Donald Trump has failed to preserve “law and order.” “As a former federal prosecutor, … Continue reading Sean Parnell: Democrat Conor Lamb Fails to Denounce ‘Anarchists Destroying Our Nation’

Joel Pollak on Riots in Liberal Cities: ‘Be a Good Communist and Enforce the Law’

“Be a good communist and enforce the law,” said Breitbart News Senior Editor-at-large Joel B. Pollak on Tuesday morning, referring to left-wing and Democrat state and local officials’ abdication of duty to maintain law and order during recent unrest following the death of George Floyd. Pollak joined hosts Jennifer Horn and Don Dix on Tuesday’s edition … Continue reading Joel Pollak on Riots in Liberal Cities: ‘Be a Good Communist and Enforce the Law’

AOC Slams Redskins on #BlackoutTuesday : ‘Want to Stand for Racial Justice? Change Your Name’

New York Congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D) took a shot at the Washington Redskins on Twitter Tuesday, suggesting that if the team truly cared about “racial equality” they would change their name. The Redskins joined dozens of other teams and prominent athletes from across the sports world in the #BlackTuesday. A social media effort to express … Continue reading AOC Slams Redskins on #BlackoutTuesday : ‘Want to Stand for Racial Justice? Change Your Name’

Ellen Barkin: ‘If Jesus Was Our Savior Trump Would Have Gone Down in Flames’

Actress Ellen Barkin joined the throng of leftists in criticizing President Donald Trump’s Monday visit to St. John’s Episcopal Church, saying Trump “would have gone down in flames” after approaching the church “if Jesus was our Savior.” “If Jesus was our savior trump would have gone down in flames before he crossed the street,” the … Continue reading Ellen Barkin: ‘If Jesus Was Our Savior Trump Would Have Gone Down in Flames’

Americans Rally to Rebuild in Wake of Riots: ‘We’re the Helpers’

Citizens across the nation are coming together to rebuild their communities in the aftermath of the protests and riots. “You want to see the real Reno, it’s right there,” Nevada Gov. Steve Sisolak (D) said Sunday as neighbors and local officials painted over graffiti and boarded up buildings whose windows had been smashed the night before. … Continue reading Americans Rally to Rebuild in Wake of Riots: ‘We’re the Helpers’

Chuck Schumer Calls for Probe into Treatment of Protesters Outside White House

Government officials should investigate the treatment of protesters who gathered near the White House on Monday, Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) said Tuesday. “Secretary [of Defense Mark] Esper, General [Mark] Milley should not allow the U.S. military to come within a country mile of these ugly stunts,” he stated in remarks given from the … Continue reading Chuck Schumer Calls for Probe into Treatment of Protesters Outside White House

Donald Trump Jr: Media ‘No Longer Concerned’ by ‘Deadly’ Gatherings in Coronavirus Era

Donald Trump Jr. on Monday wondered why the establishment media’s obsession with restrictions spurred by novel coronavirus virtually disappeared, asking why such outlets are no longer condemning “mass gatherings that would have been so deadly due to COVID 19 just a few days ago” as rioters take to the streets. “Why is the media no … Continue reading Donald Trump Jr: Media ‘No Longer Concerned’ by ‘Deadly’ Gatherings in Coronavirus Era

Russian Policewoman Becomes Latest to Mysteriously Fall from Window During Pandemic

A police lieutenant colonel has become the latest Russian official to mysteriously fall from a window amid the Chinese coronavirus pandemic, local media reported Monday. The 45-year-old woman, identified solely as Yulia B. by local authorities, allegedly fell from the fifth floor of Moscow City Clinical Hospital No. 24 on the evening of May 30th, … Continue reading Russian Policewoman Becomes Latest to Mysteriously Fall from Window During Pandemic

Nirvana’s Krist Novoselic Praises Trump’s Riots Speech: He ‘Knocked It Out of the Park’

Former Nirvana bandmember Krist Novoselic reportedly praised President Donald Trump’s “law and order” speech on Monday, saying the commander in chief “knocked it out of the park.” Predictably, the musician was shamed on social media,  leading him to delete his Facebook post and turn his account private. Krist Novoselic called the president’s speech “strong and … Continue reading Nirvana’s Krist Novoselic Praises Trump’s Riots Speech: He ‘Knocked It Out of the Park’

Gov. Ron DeSantis: Florida Sees 24 Hours of Peace After Activating National Guard

Gov. Ron DeSantis (R) on Tuesday announced 24 hours of “largely peaceful” demonstrations in Florida and “no significant law enforcement or civilian injuries or deaths” following his decision to deploy the state’s National Guard to help maintain peace and restore law and order. DeSantis reported “no significant civilian or law enforcement injuries and no widespread … Continue reading Gov. Ron DeSantis: Florida Sees 24 Hours of Peace After Activating National Guard

Riots Shutting Down Coronavirus Testing Sites, May Slow Reopening

The massive protests over the death of George Floyd across the United States, which have devolved into rioting and looting mostly at night, cast doubt on the partial reopening of several non-essential businesses in cities plagued by the unrest as of Tuesday. Moreover, coronavirus testing sites have shut down in at least four states — … Continue reading Riots Shutting Down Coronavirus Testing Sites, May Slow Reopening

Joe Biden Vows Not to Use ‘Racial Wounds’ for ‘Political Gain’ — Then Includes George Floyd’s Dying Words in Fundraising Appeal

Joe Biden said on Tuesday that he “won’t traffic in fear and division” in the wake of protests over the death of George Floyd. “I won’t fan the flames of hate,” he claimed. Biden then added he will “heal the racial wounds that have long-plagued our country, not use them for political gain.” But a … Continue reading Joe Biden Vows Not to Use ‘Racial Wounds’ for ‘Political Gain’ — Then Includes George Floyd’s Dying Words in Fundraising Appeal