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Poof! The Portland Riots Just Stopped. Why?

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Posted By: Pluperfect, 9/16/2020 4:35:24 AM

Have Portland’s Professional Protesters™ been smoked out? Since May 29th, Portland has been the back drop of more than 100 nights of antifa, anarchist and Black Lives Matter, Inc™ terroristic riots. They set fires, looted, and intimidated people by threatening to burn them alive in their homes. But after the millions of dollars of destruction, criminality and thuggery it stopped last week. Poof! Why? I certainly don’t want to tempt these thugs, but it can’t go without saying that Portland’s 100 plus days of riots appeared to end after Wednesday, September 9th.

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Reply 1 - Posted by: BirdsNest 9/16/2020 5:28:58 AM (No. 542247)
Did the paychecks stop? Is all of the noise and destruction bad for the Dems?
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Reply 2 - Posted by: Gruntmedic 9/16/2020 5:41:12 AM (No. 542254)
It was hurting the Dems.
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Reply 3 - Posted by: SkeezerMcGee 9/16/2020 5:53:21 AM (No. 542264)
The rioters' managers now understand that the Portland "Mostly Peaceful Protests" are hurting the Democrats. This stoppage proves that the Portland riots can be stopped at any time as directed. Let's hope that he federal Department of Justice has for some time now been investigating to gather the evidence needed to prosecute the organizers of these rioters.
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Reply 4 - Posted by: ARKfamily 9/16/2020 6:05:27 AM (No. 542270)
All around, Democrats hurt Democrats. The violence, death, devastation and destruction sum up the Democrat party in four words for me. Of course, I have other adjectives but the four words I used to describe the riots can also apply to their stance on abortion and taking God out of society.
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Reply 5 - Posted by: Lazyman 9/16/2020 6:22:08 AM (No. 542273)
0 saw diminishing returns and called them off.
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Reply 6 - Posted by: MMC 9/16/2020 6:35:36 AM (No. 542276)
Just because riots stop does not mean stop looking for who funded, who supplied materials, and who is the rioters are.. round enough up- charge with malicious destruction of property/ restitution and jail time. We the people do not need to have tax money go to repair the terrorists mess.
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Reply 7 - Posted by: LadyVet 9/16/2020 6:55:24 AM (No. 542287)
The criminals are on TDY to Rochester, Lancaster, and other hot spots.
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Reply 8 - Posted by: Judy W. 9/16/2020 7:02:50 AM (No. 542292)
I think Trump is on this. The feds' M.O. is to identify the leaders of a riot through public videos and government data, deputize some local or state law enforcement, sweep in in plain clothes, put the leaders into cars, drive them away, and charge them. I don't know why they waited so long for Portland -- I guess they wanted all the citizens to see the toxic combination of incompetence and evil of their government officials.
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Reply 9 - Posted by: jalo1951 9/16/2020 7:03:34 AM (No. 542293)
Maybe they are working on Plan B. Getting their ducks in a row the closer we get to the election. Strategy for when Trump wins. More mayhem in middle America. The east and west coast is already in for Biden so let's f-up fly over country. Trump country. Attack grocery stores, hit up diners in the few restaurants that are open. March into suburban neighborhoods. It's not over. They have not stopped. Just working on changing the plan. Sorry for being a pessimist but it just feels like the calm before the storm.
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Reply 10 - Posted by: Rumblehog 9/16/2020 7:11:56 AM (No. 542297)
Probably because the FBI is finally investigating the hierarchy of the BLM/Antifa movement and their ties to George Soros and the Chinese Communist Party.
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Reply 11 - Posted by: Sorosisbehindit 9/16/2020 7:42:29 AM (No. 542323)
Lots of possibilities, but lack of funding is not likely. They might be flying their limited troops out to the east coast, where the air quality is better for urban outdoorsman mayhem.
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Reply 12 - Posted by: BeatleJeff 9/16/2020 7:44:58 AM (No. 542324)
Big Mike sent word to save the molotov cocktails until after Trump wins.
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Reply 13 - Posted by: Mizz Fixxit 9/16/2020 7:52:31 AM (No. 542332)
I think there is no chance federal authorities can tie Soros to the organization and funding of the riots. The paychecks were laundered in 10 directions before disbursement from a PO Box in Bum***k, Egypt.
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Reply 14 - Posted by: Red Jeep 9/16/2020 7:55:19 AM (No. 542335)
So it has been a week since the riots stopped and just now, we are learning about it? Why?
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Reply 15 - Posted by: udanja99 9/16/2020 7:56:30 AM (No. 542336)
#9, please don’t count the entire East Coast as Biden country. I live a few miles from the Atlantic Ocean in the ruby red state of South Carolina.
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Reply 16 - Posted by: rikkitikki 9/16/2020 7:57:25 AM (No. 542337)
The rioters stopped so as to devote their full time to planning for their insurrection on Nov 4, when Trump wins by a know, making bombs, warehousing guns and ammo, organizing for key cities, etc.
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Reply 17 - Posted by: Strike3 9/16/2020 8:03:00 AM (No. 542342)
Don't put your rifles away just yet.
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Reply 18 - Posted by: justjoe1237 9/16/2020 8:13:34 AM (No. 542347)
#7, the rioters might move on, but, no, they will not move on to Lancaster, PA. A dozen were arrested there, and the judge hit them with one million dollars bond each. And each has been charged with a series of serious felonies. Not like the catch and release of Portland and elsewhere-- the opposite, in fact. These thugs are in deep sh*t. Rioting stopped immediately.
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Reply 19 - Posted by: gone2pot 9/16/2020 8:24:22 AM (No. 542356)
They'll ALL be in Washington DC for their protest between now and the election. That's why it stopped in Portland.
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Reply 20 - Posted by: Connor 9/16/2020 8:24:26 AM (No. 542357)
Too smoky.
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Reply 21 - Posted by: Venturer 9/16/2020 8:34:19 AM (No. 542366)
The Democrats saw they were being hurt by the riots and ordered them stopped. It goes without saying that if they ordered them stopped and they stopped, it was democrats that ordered them started.
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Reply 22 - Posted by: Lawsy0 9/16/2020 8:39:02 AM (No. 542371)
Maybe George Soros became room temperature.
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Reply 23 - Posted by: TCloud 9/16/2020 8:53:40 AM (No. 542383)
Voters need JOBS not MOBS!
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Reply 24 - Posted by: Ashley Brenton 9/16/2020 8:59:28 AM (No. 542391)
My theory. The planning and logistics people in the background realize they are being observed and federal charges are coming. The Trump Administration has been strongly hinting at this for awhile now.
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Reply 25 - Posted by: smokincol 9/16/2020 9:08:06 AM (No. 542397)
the problem is and, we learned it the hard way and may not have learned it at all, when the terrorists become quiet that is the time, for the good guys, to re-organize and re-supply. they will be back and only counterintelligence will find out where they will surface next. terrorists don't stop, they just pause and re-group
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Reply 26 - Posted by: ussjimmycarter 9/16/2020 9:18:43 AM (No. 542411)
I read that the US Marshals Service was deputizing local police. Now they can arrest as Federal Officers! Federal Courts, Federal Grand Juries!!! Punks in ANTIFA ran. They saw US Deputy Marshal Raylen Givens on "Justified" and were scared silly. (One of my all time favorite shows...ever!!!). Bought all the seasons on Prime!
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Reply 27 - Posted by: Grounded 9/16/2020 9:27:26 AM (No. 542422)
Recently there was posted video of the antifa thugs campground on city owned property in Portland along I-5 near the Hawthorne Bridge. It is a pretty simple task to go over there and take a look see to determine if anyone is home or if they have moved on. The site was originally intended to give the homeless a place to squat until antifa took it over for their staging area.
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Reply 28 - Posted by: Bohallx 9/16/2020 9:27:57 AM (No. 542424)
The feds found their headquarters/barracks operation and can pick them off at will ~ which, thanks to the power of modern image manipulation, they are able to do.... without difficulty. One picture ~ even of the back of the head, and they got ya! Plus, I think they nailed the paymasters!
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Reply 29 - Posted by: bigfatslob 9/16/2020 9:30:20 AM (No. 542427)
Maybe the property destroyers realized they messed in their own play box. Oregon and Washington voters might turn the state red for President Trump because they are tired of the destruction of their states. We can hope.
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Reply 30 - Posted by: planetgeo 9/16/2020 9:31:50 AM (No. 542430)
My take on this is that there are two main reasons for the sudden stop. The first is that the feds have really ramped up their capture and indictment of rioters on federal charges (so they can't be released by local Soros-installed DAs), and second that many of them are re-deploying to other places, primarily DC for the recently announced 50 days of protests before the election. I hope that Homeland Security is ready to go after all the re-deployed rioters right from the git go.
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Reply 31 - Posted by: NorthernDog 9/16/2020 9:43:38 AM (No. 542444)
Lesson from history - the German Army was very quiet just before the Battle of the Bulge. Some even thought the war must be over. In the same manner, expect a desperate, last-ditch spate of violence.
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Reply 32 - Posted by: Heraclitus 9/16/2020 9:44:57 AM (No. 542446)
Well, just now i saw a Biden ad where he condemns the violence, basically blames President Trump for "fanning the flames" with his rhetoric, he blames Trump supporters for instigating and making (i guess) what he purports were peaceful until Trump supporters show up. It's from a speech where he says he'll use his words to make everything hunky-dory. Remember, the old standard was that people don't start to pay attention to campaigns until after Labor Day. As we here know all too well, MOST people do not care much about politics because they've been kept ignorant, and some are apathetic, some malevolent want to overturn our Republic, some are just so shallow and stupid that they'll just put a check mark next to the "D". Trump campaign better get off the sidelines and put out chronological and factual ads out there right now.
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Reply 33 - Posted by: Dodge Boy 9/16/2020 9:45:43 AM (No. 542447)
Why? School had started and most of them had to get back to their teaching jobs. Also, Soros et al discovered that the rioting strategy cost Bite Me and Kamalie the election. Most people are not supportive of those who hate and destroy things.
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Reply 34 - Posted by: Trapper 9/16/2020 9:58:43 AM (No. 542461)
Oh for crying out loud. Why did the riots stop? "all of the above" Some of the rioters went to Lancaster. Some went to Rochester. Some went to LA. And those still left in Oregon are out in the bush setting brush fires. You don't need to be Sherlock Holmes to figure THIS one out.
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Reply 35 - Posted by: snowoutlaw 9/16/2020 10:37:12 AM (No. 542499)
There was only a few dozen doing most of the rioting, the feds picked them off. I don't think the BLM cares for Democrats any more than any official. They are a front for the foreign commie force that wants to bring the USA down.
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Reply 36 - Posted by: artsy 9/16/2020 10:41:11 AM (No. 542504)
Perhaps they are reorganizing for the 50 day siege of the White House that’s being promoted. I’m hoping that lasts about 2 seconds!!
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Reply 37 - Posted by: Arby 9/16/2020 10:41:22 AM (No. 542505)
Lesson one: this was all very carefully coordinated by very bad people. Lesson two: someone stopped writing checks. Lesson three: the professional rioters awoke to the possibility that there would be consequences for their actions.
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Reply 38 - Posted by: Mike6 9/16/2020 10:42:32 AM (No. 542508)
When will the Bill Barr DOJ and the police arrest the evil Obama millionaires, who have been funding and promoting the murdering Portland riots? When will Nancy Pelosi retire, learn to wash her hair, and maybe learn to talk like LADY?
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Reply 39 - Posted by: GoodDeal 9/16/2020 11:29:59 AM (No. 542573)
Well they may have finally figured out that the feds had embedded agents into their midst and were actively gathering intelligence and evidence on the entire nature of the operations. So they shut it all down and beat feet out of town. But that’s ok. We know who they are. You can run but you can’t hide and Trump will make sure you get a nice comfortable cell in a federal penitentiary for the maximum time allowed by law.
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Reply 40 - Posted by: Starboard_side 9/16/2020 11:38:24 AM (No. 542586)
If they've been paid, they will need to file 1099's, or they might face IRS in the future. Same with those who were paying them, did they provide insurance, and medical coverage? After all, isn't that something the progressives demand? Did they follow work break rules? Pay over-time? Did they illegally "employ" people?
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Reply 41 - Posted by: Chuzzles 9/16/2020 11:38:27 AM (No. 542587)
Maybe the stifling smoke had something to do with it? Even the cannon fodder need to breathe. Or like an earlier comment, the money spigot just might have been turned off, as democrats finally start admitting to themselves that this is very bad for their party.
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Reply 42 - Posted by: janjan 9/16/2020 12:02:25 PM (No. 542613)
More evidence that these riots are organized and staged. And the tools that follow them are willing moronic dupes.
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Reply 43 - Posted by: udanja99 9/16/2020 12:31:55 PM (No. 542641)
AU contraire, #35. BLM has funneled millions to the Biden campaign vie Actblue.
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Reply 44 - Posted by: DVC 9/16/2020 12:58:32 PM (No. 542666)
Somebody stopped funding it, or ordered them to move elsewhere. Probably out burning the woods now.
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Reply 45 - Posted by: Rabbiter 9/16/2020 1:43:11 PM (No. 542737)
It is hurting the dems, for sure... But maybe it's also because they're running out of things to burn down and destroy. Just a thought.
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Reply 46 - Posted by: JHHolliday 9/16/2020 1:59:02 PM (No. 542750)
Several reasons they stopped. One, of course, is that they were hurting the Dems. Others include seeing the arrests and serious punishment coming. The sudden stoppage certainly proves that the riots were organized and paid for by a shadowy leadership. This is why Antifa stopped but most of the blacks were in it for the looting and they may use the next police shooting as an excuse to get some free stuff.
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Reply 47 - Posted by: your other brother 9/16/2020 2:14:48 PM (No. 542759)
Most of the protestors are probably headed east for the siege of the White House that is set to begin in a day or two. I doubt it really has anything to to with Biden's poll numbers not that these things are not centrally directed but I think the issue is arrests and federal prosecutions have taken a toll and the manpower is needed back east.
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Reply 48 - Posted by: Penney 9/16/2020 3:05:34 PM (No. 542802)
The paid anarchists did their best to destroy Portland and Seattle and now have moved on. They will not stop until forced to stop. ...Keep posting their mug shots so everyone can see exactly who they are. They love their masks!
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Reply 49 - Posted by: snowoutlaw 9/16/2020 3:08:00 PM (No. 542804)
#43 They see supporting Biden as a way to bring the USA down.
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Reply 50 - Posted by: envirodude 9/16/2020 3:08:18 PM (No. 542805)
Andy Ngo, man on the street, says they are pausing to reload.
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Reply 51 - Posted by: red1066 9/16/2020 5:17:51 PM (No. 542929)
Shows just how braindead anyone with Socialist/Marxist ideology must be to think the majority of people in this country would flock to your side by rioting and burning. Polls tank? Gee, I wonder why?
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Reply 52 - Posted by: glcinpdx 9/16/2020 8:23:53 PM (No. 543031)
The weather/wind storm and now smoke stopped the cockroaches. Later this week it's supposed to rain. The rioters are wimps, they're hiding from the hazardous air in Mommy's basement.
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Reply 53 - Posted by: Geoman 9/16/2020 9:13:12 PM (No. 543051)
Maybe, just maybe, the thought of an American 17 year olds shooting them in the face deterred them as much as fear of the "authorities."
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Reply 54 - Posted by: bighambone 9/16/2020 9:39:36 PM (No. 543062)
Well the FBI should be working to determine if the riots hurting the Democrat poll numbers were the catalyst that caused the Democrats to tell their rioting supporters to temporarily stop the rioting to bring the Democrat poll numbers back up. If that is so it appears to be a big conspiracy.
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Reply 55 - Posted by: wordguy50 9/16/2020 9:54:05 PM (No. 543083)
Thank you, #53. Sixteen hours and 52 comments later, a commenter finally nails it. Yeah, it took a few days for the reality to sink into their skulls full of mush, but the Portland thugs eventually caught on that the Kyle Rittenhouses of the U.S. were not unique to Kenosha, and they didn't want to be next.
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Reply 56 - Posted by: BillW. 9/17/2020 10:14:39 AM (No. 543489)
#10. That would be a good story for Tucker on Fox! Just his style.
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Liberal Fox News contributor Juan Williams seems unable to give President Donald Trump any credit for anything, not even multiple peace deals in the Middle East. On Tuesday, during an episode of The Five, Juan Williams claimed that the recent peace deals between Israel and the United Arab Emirates and Bahrain that Trump negotiated a “distraction” and that rather than achieving peace they are “accelerating” the “chance of war” in the Middle East. Williams made his argument while he and his co-panelists were discussing Nancy Pelosi’s recent remarks that the peace deals were a “distraction.”
Pregnant Black, Pacific Islander women in San Francisco to receive $1,000
monthly supplement
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Posted by mc squared 9/16/2020 11:08:46 AM Post Reply
Approximately 150 pregnant Black and Pacific Islander women in San Francisco will receive a $1,000 monthly supplement during their pregnancies and for the first six months of their babies' lives, the city's mayor announced. Mayor London Breed's (D) office said on Monday that the Abundant Birth Project is the first of its kind in the country. The project's goal is to eventually provide a supplement for as long as two years post-pregnancy. “Providing guaranteed income support to mothers during pregnancy is an innovative and equitable approach that will ease some of the financial stress that all too often keeps women from being able to put their health first,” Breed said.
Fox News Hosts Get Real Awkward When
Newt Gingrich Tries to Do a Soros Dog-Whistle
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Posted by Ladyhawke 9/16/2020 2:26:13 PM Post Reply
Things got extremely awkward on Fox News panel show Outnumbered on Wednesday after former Speaker of the House Newt Gingrich tied billionaire financier George Soros—often the focus of anti-Semitic tropes—to violence in cities, prompting the show’s co-hosts to directly confront him on why he was invoking the liberal philanthropist. Towards the end of a discussion on the property damage that’s been caused by violent protests over police brutality, Gingrich—who is now a Fox News contributor—insisted that the real issue was with local elected leaders.
Pennsylvania Supreme Court Sides with
Democrats: Mail-In Ballot Deadline
Extended 3 Days After Election
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Posted by earlybird 9/17/2020 4:31:06 PM Post Reply
Pennsylvania’s highest court gave the Democratic Party a series of victories Thursday, including one allowing repairs to glitches and gray areas in the battleground state’s fledgling mail-in voting law and another that kicked the Green Party’s presidential candidate off the November ballot. The state Supreme Court, which has a 5-2 Democratic majority, granted the Democratic Party’s request to order a three-day extension of Pennsylvania’s Election Day deadline to count mailed-in ballots. And it ruled that the Green Party’s candidate for president did not strictly follow procedures for getting on the ballot in November and cannot appear on it.
Minneapolis City Council alarmed by
crime surge after defunding police
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Posted by Imright 9/17/2020 6:13:52 AM Post Reply
Minneapolis City Council members, who just two months ago moved to eliminate the police department, sounded the alarm during a Wednesday meeting about a surge in crime seen by their constituents.Council members pressed police Chief Medaria Arradondo about the uptick in crimes that included daylight carjackings, robberies, assaults, shootings and street racing.“Residents are asking, ‘Where are the police?’” said Council Member Jamal Osman, noting that constituents’ calls to the Minneapolis Police Department have gone unanswered.
There’s a reason why Rush
is wondering if Biden
is ever seen at night
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Posted by Magnante 9/16/2020 5:14:25 AM Post Reply
By now, it’s the worst kept secret in the world that Joe Biden is having cognitive difficulties. (snip) Rush Limbaugh, however, has noticed another piece in the puzzle, and this one yields to empirical evidence rather than first-hand knowledge. This is the fact that, other than the long-ago Democrat debates and his acceptance speech (which may have been live, rather than prerecorded), Biden is never seen at night. (snip) Biden may be suffering from sundowning, something strongly associated with dementia in the elderly, especially with Alzheimer’s. Sundowning is so named because it consistently appears as the sun is setting.
Prince Harry and Meghan Markle will feature
in the first ever televised TIME's 100 Most
Influential People list
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Posted by Imright 9/16/2020 9:32:10 PM Post Reply
Prince Harry and Meghan Markle will feature in the first ever televised version of TIME's 100 Most Influential People list, a new promo has revealed. TIME unveiled a handful of stars that will be honored on its prestigious list for 2020, in a promotional video released by E! News Wednesday ahead of the special airing on September 22. It revealed the Duke and Duchess of Sussex will join famous faces Trevor Noah, Sandra Oh, Kumail Nanjiani and John Legend in making personal appearances on the televised show.This marks the first time TIME's annual ranking of the 100 Most Influential People will be broadcast in a TV special.
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