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Monday, August 21, 2017

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The media shouts 'racist' and Trump doesn't believe them. That's their fault

When the national media have spent years accusing innocent people of being "racist," it should come as a shock to precisely no one that President Trump didn't instantly stand at attention to condemn a tiny group of white supremacists.

Reporters and cable news commentators spent the last week either suggesting or plainly stating that Trump harbors some racial animus because he said that "both sides" bear blame for the violence in Charlottesville, Va., that resulted in the death of one woman and scores of injuries.


Kaepernick Makes Black History Smithsonian Before Clarence Thomas

Free agent NFL quarterback Colin Kaepernick will be featured in a Black Lives Matter collection at the National Museum of African American History and Culture, museum curators announced this weekend.

Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas, the nation’s longest-serving black justice, remains absent from the museum.

USA Today Sports reports items belonging to Kaepernick will be incorporated into the museum’s Black Lives Matter collection. The quarterback became a symbol of the nation’s complicated racial politics and social relations when he declined to stand for the national anthem during the 2016 NFL season. The quarterback said his gesture signaled solidarity with the BLM movement.


The 5 Most Dangerous Demands of Fear

It seems the fear is taking over. After all, it’s been such an integral part of our lives for such a long a time now that, sadly, life just wouldn’t feel normal without it.

They used to say that if it bleeds it leads, implying that fear-pimping was somehow an acceptable part of economic growth. But, we know there’s more to the story. We know that fear is a tool used for social control. It’s a weapon of mass destruction and mass deterioration of mental health. It’s a technique used to entrap us into lower consciousness, to keep us humming along in a dense vibration. It keeps the reptilian brain in the driver’s seat, and used to create conflict and chaos.

Most importantly, though, fear, whether real or perceived, keeps us focused on survival and security, forgetting that abundance and cooperation are both possible and far more enjoyable.


Man found dead in wooded area near Lewes

A 55-year-old man was found dead Aug. 20 in a wooded area near Lewes.

A post on Facebook said that Dax R. Norman left a Lewes home at 7 a.m., Aug. 18, wearing khaki cargo pants and a light denim shirt. He never returned. His daughter confirmed Aug. 21 that her father’s body had been found in a wooded area near New Road and Samantha Drive Aug. 20.

The daughter said her father moved to the area three months ago from Maryland, but she declined further comment.

In a statement, Lewes Police Chief Tom Spell said his officers initiated a missing person investigation Aug. 18.


Blog: Something stinks about Charlottesville

Evidence is turning up from, of all places, the Southern Poverty Law Center, as well as Breitbart and others, that this character, Jason Kessler, who organized the suspicious and supposed Alt-Right demonstration in Charlottesville, Va. that blew up in everyone's face, is a cunning lefty holdover from the Occupy Wall Street movement and a former Barack Obama supporter. I smell Soros money, sabotage, and Democrat dirty tricks here.

I've been suspicious of the nature of the violence at this supposed Alt-Right demonstration since the news first began breaking. It is no secret that radical elements in the Democrat left have been routinely utilizing violence when it suits their purposes. We also know via secret tapings by Project Veritas that the Democratic Party has a semi-official director of dirty ops, Dick Creamer, who hires, trains, and emplaces professional disruptors to encounter, engage, and infiltrate conservative demonstrations to foment violence, assuring that the demonstrations then become the targets of negative media attention – naturally, against the conservative side. Creamer was caught on videotape boasting about his nefarious capabilities when he thought he was in friendly company.


Investigation: Navy shipyard wasted $21 million building off-the-books police force

For the better part of a dozen years, a group of employees and managers at the Navy’s largest public shipyard operated what amounted to an unsanctioned, off-the-books police force, equipping it with illegally or improperly obtained weapons, vehicles and fuel, wasting an estimated $21 million in public funds in the process.

Those are the findings of an internal command-directed investigation performed by the Naval Sea Systems Command’s inspector general, which undertook an in-depth review of the case after military criminal investigators and federal prosecutors declined to do so.

The investigation, which was conducted in 2014, has not been previously disclosed. But to date, none of the shipyard officials involved in the enterprise have faced punishment or prosecution, partly because most of them opted to retire before the investigation began, and millions of dollars in unaccounted-for property remains missing.


Florida police shooting: Marine veteran charged for killing cop, wounding other

A second Florida police officer died Saturday after he and a colleague were shot while scuffling with a suspect.

The Kissimmee Police Department issued a statement late Saturday afternoon saying Sgt. Richard "Sam" Howard had died of his injuries. His colleague, Officer Matthew Baxter, died Friday night.

Everett Glen Miller, 45, has been charged with first-degree murder in the shooting death of Baxter, Kissimmee Police Chief Jeff O’Dell said earlier Saturday at a news conference.

O’Dell said it does not appear that Miller, a Marine veteran, has an extensive criminal history but authorities are still investigating.


Mugshot reveals what happens when you try to carjack 3 football players

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. —This New Mexico man's booking photo shows just how dangerous a life of crime can be.

Angelo Martinez, 21, was arrested after police say he tried to carjack three football players in Albuquerque with a fake gun.

The men were leaving football practice when they say Martinez was "acting sketchy" near their vehicle.

When they arrived at a home in Albuquerque, Martinez allegedly pulled out a gun and demanded they get out of the car.


Man stabbed after haircut gets him mistaken for a neo-Nazi

This Colorado man is avowedly not a neo-Nazi.

But he believes his long-on-top, buzzed-on-the-sides haircut got him mistaken for one — and nearly stabbed to death by a confused anti-fascist.

Joshua Witt, 26, escaped his brush with hairdo-doom with a defensive slice to the hand and three stitches.
“Apparently, my haircut is considered a neo-Nazi statement,” he told The Post Saturday, as his account on Facebook garnered 20,000 shares.

Witt says he’d just pulled in to the parking lot of the Steak ’n Shake in Sheridan, Colo., and was opening his car door.

“All I hear is, ‘Are you one of them neo-Nazis?’ as this dude is swinging a knife up over my car door at me,” he said.


Former P.G. County teacher's aide Deonte Carraway sentenced to 75 years in prison

PRINCE GEORGE'S COUNTY, Md. (ABC7) — Former Prince George's County Public Schools teacher's aide Deonte Carraway has been sentenced Monday to 75 years in federal prison.

Carraway was first charged in February for reportedly filming children at Judge Sylvania Elementary School in Glenarden, Maryalnd, where he was an aide and volunteer.

In Nov. 2016, Carraway faced new federal charges when a new victim was identified in a video, according to the Prince George's County State's Attorney's Office.


Love Fest in Boston: Trump Shows Support for ANTIFA Shutting Down Free Speech Rally

I am sure this is just another case of 400DD inter-galactical chess. Before we delve into today's alt-right embarrassment in Boston, it's important to note that Trump's White House is, quite literally, staffed with Democrats -- people who would be comfortable in a Clinton White House.

He has Mnuchin, Cohn and Powell leading the charge, all democrats. His daughter and son in law, Jared, also democrats. The generals really don't give a shit about politics. And then you have AG Sessions who Trump regularly demeans in public.

Today, the weak alt-right formed a rally to express 'free speech.' Little did they know, free speech is limited to those who can rally the most people. Since the alt-right are a fringe group with zero coordination, they were quickly dispatched and humiliated today.

Have a look.

A handful of petrified alt-right activists showed up to Boston today.


Suspected Florida Cop Killer Is Black Soverei

The Florida man who allegedly ambushed and killed two Kissimmee police officers Friday night is a self-professed member of a black extremist group who appears to have been upset by last week’s events in Charlottesville, Va.

Everett Glenn Miller, 45, was arrested and charged with first degree murder in the killing of Officers Sam Howard and Matthew Baxter.

Miller, who goes by the name Malik Mohammad Ali on Facebook, allegedly ambushed and shot the officers as they were responding to a disturbance call.


Antifa brags about being anti-America, burning flag — then they get pulverized on social media

A social media page claiming to belong to an Antifa faction in Boston tht bragged about being an “anarcho-communist” group while bashing patriotism has been widely rebuked online.

“Let’s get one thing clear. Antifa is an Anarcho-Communist cause. Those on the left who call us “patriots”, step the F**K away,” the group tweeted Saturday with an image of them burning an American flag.

The comment came as thousands of protesters gathered in Boston to demonstrate against white supremacism. The day included violence clashes between far-left protesters, such as Antifa, and police.

The group was extremely clear about their views in subsequent tweets.


1 dead, 2 hurt in ‘domestic incident’ at UNC residence hall, officials say

CHAPEL HILL, N.C. (WNCN) — One person died and two others were injured during a domestic violence incident on the UNC campus early Sunday morning, officials said.

The incident happened around 12:10 a.m. Sunday in a single-family residence at UNC’s Baity Hill, according to a media release from the university.

The person who died was a resident of Baity Hill, which is housing for graduates and student families.

Two other residents of Baity Hill were injured in the incident, UNC officials said.

UNC police are investigating the incident and said there is no ongoing threat to students or residents.

No other information was released.

According to Baity Hill’s Facebook page, the housing is described as: “Carolina’s premier apartment community for student families. As a resident of Baity Hill at Mason Farm, you’ll enjoy a comfortable lifestyle with unparalleled attention to your needs.”


How one town learned to live with venomous rattlesnakes

How do you preserve an endangered species when people instinctively kill the animal on sight? The town of Glastonbury, Conn., offers a potential model for helping people overcome deeply rooted fears.

When it comes to snakes, Doug Fraser has always been, well, different.

In the 1940’s and 50’s when others entered the woods of Glastonbury, Conn., to bag up timber rattlesnakes for disposal, the East Hartford teenager went there looking for a pet.

Mr. Fraser has since redirected his passion into protection of a once-plentiful species now absent from Maine and Rhode Island and endangered in the rest of New England. Over the years, the biologist has become rattlesnake champion, working to dislodge deeply rooted public fears that have persisted for generations. And his efforts appear to be paying off. The species has yet to progress beyond its endangered status in Connecticut, but the Glastonbury population has stopped shrinking and now holds at “steady,” according to Fraser.


A Viewer Writes... Eclipse 2017

Can I return my glasses now?

In cities that vote blue, no immunity from racism

Portland, Ore., is an example of a city that is focusing new economic development efforts on the black community and rethinking its housing policy, but the efforts are still a work in progress.

As she has watched white leftists engage in street battles with white nationalists on Portland’s waterfront, Debi Smith has been struck with a sense of gratitude for those willing to fight, in a sense, for her.

But for the life-long Pacific Northwest resident, who is African-American, her thankfulness comes with a caveat grounded in personal experience and history.

After all, Ms. Smith has also watched black people, by both choice and force of circumstances, leaving the City of Roses, their numbers declining since 2010. Progressive to its core, Portland is also America’s whitest big city – in part the troubling legacy of Oregon’s founding goal in the 19th century of creating a white utopia through exclusionary laws.

Here in a city of hops and hipsters, where Republicans have been all but banished, Ms. Smith’s properties have been vandalized with racist graffiti – a particularly sore point since they are one of the only black families left in what was once the core of black Portland, around the corner from where Duke Ellington used to hang out.


County officials flock to Ocean City to snooze, schmooze

By Len Lazarick

As they’ve done since the 1970s, hundreds of county officials flocked to the Ocean City Convention Center this past week to snooze and schmooze at the annual summer conference of the Maryland Association of Counties (MACo).

Snooze is what most of their constituents would be doing at the scores of conference sessions on the nitty-gritty of local government, from planning and appeals to hiring and tourism. Attendance is actually quite good, and some sessions are packed.

Schmooze is what the county officials do in the casual atmosphere of a chilly convention center and at the many receptions that begin in the late afternoon and stretch into the wee hours, with open bars and free food.


Links For The Solar Eclipse


NASA has put together links to live feeds so you can watch the solar eclipse at different locations and times.

Click on a location on the map and scroll back up to see the live feed from that location.

Intel CEO Who Quit Trump Manufacturing Council Sought 8000 H-1B Workers for U.S. Jobs

A CEO who bailed on President Donald Trump’s now-defunct American Manufacturing Council imported workers to take jobs in the United States.

Intel CEO Brian Krzanich left Trump’s manufacturing council after he disagreed with the response to the violence in Charlottesville, Virginia.

“I resigned because I want to make progress, while many in Washington seem more concerned with attacking anyone who disagrees with them,’’ Krzanich wrote in a blog post. “We should honor—not attack—those who have stood up for equality and other cherished American values.’’

But, as Trump’s manufacturing council was set up to bring back manufacturing and jobs to the U.S., Intel has been doing just the opposite since 2013.

Since 2013, the Intel Corporation attempted to import more than 8,000 H-1B workers. At the same time, as Breitbart News reported, the company under Krzanich’s direction laid off 12,000 Americans last year.

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CNN Normalizes Antifa: Leftists ‘Seek Peace Through Violence’

In a feature story on Antifa protesters who physically assault those they disagree with, CNN lays out the narrative that the leftist protesters are driven to violence in an effort to achieve peace.

“On the morning of Donald Trump’s inauguration, Keval Bhatt hunted through a closet in his parents’ Virginia home for the darkest clothes he could find,” CNN reports. “The 19-year-old didn’t own much in black, the color he knew his fellow protesters would wear head to toe on the streets of Washington that day.”

“I thought, there’s a very good chance that I might get arrested, that my whole life could be radically altered in a negative way if I kept driving, and I was really close to turning around,” Bhatt told CNN. “But I think the rationale is that even if it did negatively affect my life, I had still contributed to this movement that was necessary. I was still making an effort to make other people’s lives better, even if it made my life worse, and once I realized that, I had no regrets.”

Bhatt, who was arrested, is used as an introduction to the people who identify as the Antifa movement, which CNN reports is not the same at the Democrats or other liberals who support them.

Antifa, according to CNN, “has come to represent what experts who track these organizations call the ‘hard left’ — an ideology that runs afield of the Democratic Party platform and supports oppressed populations as it protests the amassing of wealth by corporations and elites.”

CNN also speculates that Antifa is a grassroots organization that lacks central leadership, although it has been documented by Breitbart News that powerful Leftists, including George Soros, are funding protests and protesters.

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Sharpton Targets The Jefferson Memorial

Racial arsonist Al Sharpton is demanding the federal government shut down the historic Jefferson Memorial in the nation’s capital because the long-dead president honored by the monument owned slaves.

Thomas Jefferson, America’s third president, the man who wrote the justly revered Declaration of Independence, is also the man who penned this noble sentence: "I have sworn upon the altar of God, eternal hostility against every form of tyranny over the mind of man." Perhaps he was thinking of future Al Sharptons when he wrote it.

Boiled down, this is a case where one of the most important, heroic, inspirational, intellectually robust, accomplished, and beloved figures in American history is under assault by one of the most repulsive, cowardly, sociopathic, intellectually deficient, unaccomplished, and despised figures in American history.

It was President John F. Kennedy who said at a White House dinner honoring a cohort of Nobel Prize winners from across the Western hemisphere:

"I think this is the most extraordinary collection of talent, of human knowledge, that has ever been gathered together at the White House, with the possible exception of when Thomas Jefferson dined alone.

“Someone once said that Thomas Jefferson was a gentleman of 32 who could calculate an eclipse, survey an estate, tie an artery, plan an edifice, try a cause, break a horse, and dance the minuet,” Kennedy said April 29, 1962.

No one has ever said anything similar about the dullard Sharpton, a vicious left-wing community organizer who, through his hate-filled racist and anti-Semitic rants, has gotten people killed.


Anti-Israel Academics Launch Campus Antifa Group for Faculty

Prominent anti-Israel academics launched a campus antifa group earlier this month for faculty across the United States.

Purdue University's Bill Mullen and Stanford University's David Palumbo-Liu created the Campus Antifascist Network (CAN) to combat "fascists" who use "‘free speech' as a façade for attacking faculty who have stood in solidarity with [targeted] students," as Palumbo-Liu described it on his blog.

Mullen, in an interview with Inside Higher Ed, said the mission of CAN was "to drive racists off campuses and to protect the most vulnerable from fascist attack," and "to build large, unified demonstrations against fascists on campuses when they come."

When Inside Higher Ed asked Palumbo-Liu about CAN's views on the use of violence—such as the alleged assault by masked, black-clad antifa members of a conservative student earlier this week—he said the group "would advocate self-defense and defense in various forms of those who are being threatened by fascists, but not violence."

Palumbo-Liu was more forthcoming about his opposition to the alt-right and white supremacists on campuses, saying he was primarily concerned by their "propensity to physical violence, aggressive confrontation and provocation, and violations of others' civil rights."


Welcome To One Of The Most Dangerous Cities In America, Salisbury Maryland

Tracey AndTri Townsend
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To the person who is printing off these "meal tickets" thanks for stealing the money that we use to make this event free. #Wicomicofair😡

Salisbury Maryland Jaycees shared Tracey AndTri Townsend's post.
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Some jerk is printing out fake dinner tickets for the Wicomico County Fair. If you know who is doing this, please let the fair page know about it!

Boston Free Speech Rally Ends Early After Protesters Get Escorted Out By Police

A Boston, Mass., free speech rally was cut short after police officers escorted the participants from the premises early Saturday afternoon.

The “Free Speech” rally, hosted in the Boston Common for “libertarians, conservatives, traditionalists, classical liberals, Trump supporters or anyone else who enjoys their right to free speech,” ended about an hour after it started, with Boston police officers showing up to escort some of the participants from the area, reports MassLive.

Only about 40-60 people showed up in support of the free speech event, while thousands of counter-protesters came out to rally against the “Free Speech” rally, according to local media reports. One of the speakers for the event said the rally ended up “falling apart” due to poor planning on the part of the organizers.


Watch: Vicious Leftists Savagely Beat Old Woman With American Flag at Boston Protest

Will the leftist media ever condemn this violence?

Antifa protesters marching at a counter-protest in Boston Saturday assaulted a woman holding the American flag and proceeded to pull and drag her along.

As seen in footage aired by Fox News, the woman is holding up the American flag while a group of black-clad anarchists marches by.

One of the masked protesters then lashes out and hits the woman and attempts to steal her flag, but ends up dragging the woman along instead.

The incident happened at a counter-protest in Boston where thousands of counter-protesters showed up to protest a relatively small Free Speech Rally.

Another video from the protest shows masked anarchists assaulting a Trump supporter.


Louie Gohmert, Texas Republican, calls for DOJ investigation of Charlottesville violence

Rep. Louie Gohmert said Sunday the Justice Department should investigate Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe, Charlottesville Mayor Michael Signer and “Unite the Right” rally organizer Jason Kessler for their roles in violent clashes that resulted the death of an anti-racism protester at last Saturday’s rally.

In an appearance on “Fox & Friends,” Mr. Gohmert said there should be a Justice Department investigation into who is responsible for what occurred in Charlottesville, where white nationalists and neo-Nazis clashed with anti-fascists counterprotesters. He appeared to place the blamed on the political left without offering any specific proof.

“They were [behind] the violence at Trump events, and they may have been behind this violence getting started,” the Texas Republican said.


Your Car Is Now Worth Less Than You Think

Car sales in the U.S. have been rising for seven consecutive years now, and it’s denting the value of whatever is currently parked in your garage or driveway. With so many new cars rolling out of dealerships lots and instantly becoming used cars, the secondary market is glutted and the pace of depreciation is rapidly accelerating.

Your not-that-old car might not be a clunker quite yet, but it’s probably a lot closer than you think.

The average used car lost 17 percent of its value in the past 12 months, dropping from $18,400 to $15,300, according to data from Black Book, an auto analytics company. That annual depreciation figure has been increasing steadily, too. The average used car today depreciates nearly twice as fast at it did in 2014, when the annual rate was just 9.5 percent.


Solar Eclipse 2017: When, Where, How To See It In Maryland Plus NASA Live Stream

A total solar eclipse will be seen across the U.S. for the first time in 99 years on Aug. 21. Here's where, when to see it in Maryland.

BALTIMORE, MD — For the first time in nearly a century, a total solar eclipse will be visible across North America, with great viewing spots right here in Maryland. The once-in-a-lifetime event will take place on Monday, Aug. 21, according to NASA. Maryland will have partial coverage, with about 80 percent of the sun covered during the event, the first total solar eclipse visible across the U.S. since 1918.

On the East Coast, the eclipse will start shortly after 1 p.m. and reach totality just before 3 p.m.

South Carolina and Nashville are in the path of the totality, if you want to make the trek. The total eclipse viewing corridor will stretch across 14 states, according to NASA. The first sighting in the U.S. on Aug. 21 will be in Lincoln Beach, Oregon, at 9:05 a.m. PDT (12:05 p.m. EST) and will last be seen in Charleston, South Carolina, at 4:05 p.m.


Liberals, media say Boston protests were peaceful — but police tell much different reality

As tens of thousands rallied in Boston on Saturday, some for “free speech” and others “against hate,” the dominate media narrative was that those protesting against hate and white supremacy did so peacefully.

However, that’s not true — and it’s quite far from the truth, in fact.
The genesis

A “free speech” rally had been planned in Boston on Saturday, one similar to that planned in Charlottesville, Virginia, last weekend. However, given how last weekend’s events panned out, hardly any people showed up for the free speech rally, while tens of thousands gathered for counter-demonstrations.

Still, it was anticipated that a large number of neo-Nazis and white supremacists would show up. That never happened and the “free speech” rally only had a permit for 100 people.


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Linda Sarsour’s Terrorist Friend Stripped Of Citizenship, Permanently Banned From U.S.

An associate of Linda Sarsour and an organizer for the Women’s March – who is a convicted terrorist and murderer – was stripped of her citizenship and ordered to be deported from the United States on Thursday after lying to U.S. officials.

Rasmieh Yousef Odeh (First name also spelled Rasmea), 70, lost her citizenship and will be removed from the U.S. for intentionally falsifying her U.S. citizenship documents after an in-depth investigation by Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s (ICE) Homeland Security Investigations (HSI), according to a statement from ICE.

Making the announcement was acting U.S. Attorney Daniel L. Lemisch and HSI Detroit special agent Steve Francis.

“Today’s court action clears the way for this defendant’s removal from the United States and should serve as an unequivocal message that the U.S. will never be a haven for those seeking to distance themselves from their past atrocities,” Francis said.

Lemisch explained Odeh’s past as a convicted terrorist before she immigrated to the U.S. in 1994 on an immigrant visa:


Clinton Paid Aide Huma Abedin Nearly $65K from Campaign Funds Since Defeat

Clinton also sent $800K to her new 'resistance' group

Failed Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton has paid Huma Abedin nearly $65,000 from her campaign funds since her November election defeat, Federal Election Commission filings show.

Records show Abedin, Clinton's longtime friend and aide who served as the vice chair of the campaign, has been paid $64,415.10 in salary from Hillary for America, Clinton's campaign committee, since mid-November.

From mid-November to the end of March, Abedin was paid $52,180.65 from Hillary for America. From the beginning of April until the end of June, Abedin was given another $12,234.45 from Clinton's campaign committee.

Abedin is not the only individual who is still receiving payments from Clinton's campaign.

Nick Merrill, Hillary's former press secretary, was still receiving checks from the campaign as of late June, the end point for the latest available figures.

Robert Russo, who was the director of correspondence and briefing for the campaign, now carries the same job title in the Office of Hillary Clinton and is still being compensated from Clinton's campaign committee, as are a number of other staffers.

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'If I were KKK would I hold you like this?'

Tensions throughout the country remain high after a rally turned deadly in Charlottesville, Virginia, last weekend.

And after last weekend, a post made the rounds on social media claiming that the hacker group, "Anonymous" put out a hit on 11 cities threatening to take down Confederate monuments, and Lynchburg, Virginia, was named in that list.

Friday night, rumors started to spread of "gatherings" going on around in Lynchburg and messages indicated the people gathering were members of a "hate group."

But, that wasn't the case, according to Circa's affiliate WSET.

The Virginia Flaggers shared a post on their Facebook page that has now been shared more than 2,000 times.

The group wrote that since Lynchburg was included on the list circulating on social media, they placed "Monument Guards" on patrol.

Lynchburg Police were also on the scene and said they were making sure people were protected, saying things remained "peaceful."

The photo that is now going viral was captured at the end of the day at the Jubal Early monument at Fort Early.

"Late in the evening, one of the Monument Guards noticed this woman, who later identified as a Black Lives Matter supporter, trembling and shaking with fear. He said he could tell she honestly feared them. He walked up to her, arms outstretched, said 'we are not KKK' and she grabbed him and wouldn't let go. He explained that they were here to stop all of this and prevent another Charlottesville," the post continued.

"He said 'If I were KKK would I hold you like this?' And she said, 'No.'"

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An Ohio teen with a new heart died as he arrived for the first day of school

A 13-year-old in Goshen, Ohio collapsed and ultimately died late Thursday as he arrived for his first day of school, according to our affiliate WKRC. Peyton West was born with hypoplastic left heart syndrome, a heart defect. West reportedly received a new heart last March, successfully replacing the half version of the muscle he started his life with.

The Ohio teenager arrived at school Thursday, according to WKRC, only to collapse as he left his brother’s car.

“We don’t know why,” Corey West, who is Peyton West’s father, said of his son’s death. “He went to bed, no problems. He woke up, no problems, being his goofy self.”

“We don’t understand it but we know God has a purpose and Peyton touched so many lives in just his short time here.”

Twitter users on Friday voiced sadness over Peyton West's death, which reportedly occurred on his first day of eighth grade.

Corey West said his son was so excited to return to Goshen Middle School he skipped a FC Cincinnati game late Wednesday to attend an open house there instead. WKRC reported late Thursday that Peyton West’s classmates and members of the community gathered at the football field in Goshen to pray for his family.

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Because Winter Place Park Just Isn't Far Enough Outside The City of Salisbury THUGS

Salisbury Maryland Jaycees

Unfortunately, our Dunk Tank was vandalized last night. Our emergency repairs were unsuccessful. We have had to cancel today's guest celebrities.

It's sad that the actions of somebody last night will keep hundreds of dollars from making their way to support the good things happening in our community.

But you can help us make up this setback. Please join us for BBQ chicken and beer at the Wicomico County Fair today!

Roy Moore Takes Commanding Lead over Luther Strange

A new poll shows former Alabama Supreme Court Chief Justice Roy Moore with a commanding lead over Luther Strange, the Washington establishment backed candidate, heading into the GOP primary runoff for the Alabama U.S. Senate seat left open this year.

The poll from JMC Analytics provided to Breitbart News ahead of its public release shows Moore with 51 percent, a majority, supporting him, while Strange trails nearly 20 points behind with just 32 percent—and 17 percent are undecided. Moore’s commanding lead comes after he outperformed polls to finish around 39 percent in a multi-way primary this past Tuesday. Strange finished the first round of voting with just under 33 percent, and this poll seems to indicate that Moore is the only candidate gaining more votes while Strange is stuck with a ceiling of what he got on primary day before the runoff.


Majority in U.S. Say Taxes Are Too High and Tax Code Is Too Complex

70 percent of Democrats want members of Congress to work in a bipartisan way to get tax reform done

A majority of Americans say that taxes are too high and the tax code is too complex, according to a poll from the American Action Network.

The Trump administration and Congress are shifting their focus to tax reform and poll findings show that Americans support a redesign of the tax code that lowers rates and makes it more simple and fair.

"It's clear that Americans, regardless of ideology, widely support fixing our broken tax system," said Corry Bliss, director of the network. "Americans recognize the positive impact a tax code with lower rates would have on working families and small businesses competing with other countries like China."

A majority of all Americans, 57 percent, believe that the tax code needs to be overhauled or revamped in a major way. Another 62 percent of Republicans and 46 percent of Democrats say that their taxes are too high.

Ninety percent of Americans say that the personal income tax system is either very or somewhat complex and 60 percent of respondents say that they would rather a flatter and simpler tax code than one that increases taxes on the wealthiest and is more progressive.

A majority of Democrats, 70 percent, say they want members of Congress to work across the aisle in a bipartisan fashion to get tax reform done.


Is Google Working with Liberal Groups to Snuff Out Conservative Websites?

Google revealed in a blog post that it is now using machine learning to document "hate crimes and events" in America. They've partnered with liberal groups like ProPublica, BuzzFeed News, and the Southern Poverty Law Center (SPLC) to make information about "hate events" easily accessible to journalists.

And now, there are troubling signs that this tool could be used to ferret out writers and websites that run afoul of the progressive orthodoxy.

In the announcement, Simon Rogers, data editor of Google News Labs, wrote:

"Now, with ProPublica, we are launching a new machine learning tool to help journalists covering hate news leverage this data in their reporting.

"The Documenting Hate News Index — built by the Google News Lab, data visualization studio Pitch Interactive and ProPublica — takes a raw feed of Google News articles from the past six months and uses the Google Cloud Natural Language API to create a visual tool to help reporters find news happening across the country. It’s a constantly-updating snapshot of data from this year, one which is valuable as a starting point to reporting on this area of news.

"The Documenting Hate project launched in response to the lack of national data on hate crimes.."

ProPublica poses as a middle-of-the-road non-profit journalistic operation, but in reality, it's funded by a stable of uber-liberal donors, including George Soros's Open Society Foundations and Herb and Marion Sandler..

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Italian tourist gets lost, then shot, on Staten Island

An Italian tourist was shot in broad daylight Sunday in Staten Island when he got lost and wandered down the wrong street after taking the ferry over from Manhattan, police sources said.

Marino Stocco, 57, found himself in the New Brighton neighborhood, over a mile away, at around 1 p.m., according to the sources.

Stocco was at Jersey Street and Crescent Avenue when the gunman approached and asked him something.

When the tourist ran away, the shooter fired at him, grazing his shoulder. The gunman fled toward Cleveland Street.

Stocco was taken to Richmond University Medical Center in stable condition, officials said.

An 83-year-old woman who lives nearby said she heard the shots.


Virginia Gov. McAuliffe Issues Executive Order That Violates First Amendment

Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe signed an executive order late Friday halting demonstrations at Lee Monument in Richmond for the next 90 days. That order violates the First Amendment.

“In spite of weeks of preparation, the city of Charlottesville was the target of an act of domestic terrorism that cost one woman her life, and had a helicopter accident lead to the deaths of two state troopers,” McAuliffe said in a statement that accompanied the executive order:

"In the aftermath of this tragedy, several groups have requested permits to hold similar-styled events at the Lee Monument in Richmond. State and local officials need to get ahead of this problem, so that we have the proper legal protections in place to allow for peaceful demonstrations, but without putting citizens and property at risk. Let me be clear, this executive order has nothing to do with infringing upon first amendment rights. This is a temporary suspension, issued with the singular purpose of creating fail-safe regulations to preserve the health and well-being of our citizens and ensuring that nothing like what occurred in Charlottesville happens again."

The statement added this:

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Dear Mr. President, no Republican will ever win against the press.
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Antifa Leader Who Works As A Middle School Teacher Says: Violence Against Far-Right Is ‘Not a Crime’ [VIDEO]

She first got her 15 minutes of fame when she was she was caught on camera physically assaulting “Nazis” on the street in July 2016.

The Neo-Nazi group had a permit to march and yet, Antifa showed up and started trouble. Seven people were stabbed and several others were injured. Sound familiar?

It’s not like I like defending Neo-Nazis or white supremacists or any other national socialists out there. I do defend that they had a right to be there, to peacefully assemble and petition the government. You know, like basic First Amendment stuff. We are no longer a society when we can no longer talk about our differences. Assaulting someone because you disagree with them is the antithesis of a society.


10 sailors missing, 5 injured after USS McCain collision

Ten sailors were missing and five injured early Monday when a US Navy destroyer collided with a merchant ship near Singapore — the second such crash in as many months.

The USS John S. McCain collided with the Liberian-registered oil tanker Alnic MC in the Strait of Malacca at about 5:24 a.m. local time while it was on its way to a routine port visit in Singapore, according to a statement from the Navy.


FL Killer Is A Black Nationalist Who Murdered Two Officers In Retaliation For Charlottesville

Why does it not shock me that a black nationalist would kill white people who had nothing to do with the neo-Nazi march in Charlottesville? He’s a racist who thinks he gets to decide the fate of innocent people because he’s pissed off.

Well newsflash, bucko, you’re no better than the Nazi scum who killed an innocent woman. In fact, you’re worse, because you had the opportunity to set an example of tolerance and peace and love, making the Nazis look even worse. Congratulations, you just lowered yourself to their level.

If you’re not entirely sure what I’m talking about, police were targeted for assassination in several states around the country. In Florida, who officers were shot down in cold blood by Everette Glenn Miller (allegedly) who opened fire on the men before they could draw their service weapons. He fled the scene before backups could arrive, but was arrested shortly after, when he was discovered to have had two guns on his person.

Miller is a Marine veteran who also happens to have an irrational hatred of white people. Not surprisingly, he had some very clear opinions on the man who mowed down Heather Heyer in Virginia.


The Women Behind The 'Alt-Right'

Last weekend, when white nationalists descended on Charlottesville to protest, it was clear that almost exclusively white, young males comprised the so-called alt-right movement — there were women, but very few.

So where were the white women who weren't out protesting in the streets?

For the most part, journalist Seyward Darby discovered, they're online.

"It wasn't easy" seeking out the women of the alt-right, Darby tells NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro. "I spent a lot of time in the underbelly of the Internet — Twitter, YouTube, Reddit, 4chan, places like that — digging up contact information."


Here's What You Need To Know About The Total Solar Eclipse

On Monday, the moon will completely eclipse the sun, and people all over the U.S. will watch.

For those who have been boning up on eclipse trivia for weeks, congratulations. For everyone else, here are the things you need to know about the phenomenon.
Where can I see the eclipse?

A partial solar eclipse will be visible everywhere in the contiguous United States, but to see the total solar eclipse, you'll need to be in a sash of land that cuts from Oregon to South Carolina.


Here’s A Giant List Of Solar Eclipse Promotions

On Monday, Aug. 21, people from Oregon to South Carolina will get to experience a rare total solar eclipse, with folks outside this path still experiencing a partial eclipse. And because every notable event must be accompanied by a marketing bonanza, there is no shortage of companies offering everything from eclipse-themed appliance sales to one-day-only donuts. 

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