Month: May 2020

(MSNBC/ Screenshot via Twitter) An MSNBC anchor covering the George Floyd protests in Minneapolis appeared to sympathize with the lawlessness on display in a conversation with a Black Lives Matter activist captured on a hot mic. MSNBC’s Ali Velshi provided live coverage to the network throughout the protests on Thursday night, with a concurrent livestream
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Why do they keep doing it? Decade after decade, generation after generation, progressives keep making the same, elemental mistake: They downplay, excuse, and in extreme cases even encourage urban rioters. We’ve been down this road before, and it’s a straight stretch of highway with no twists whatsoever. It … Read More
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Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms (D) gave an impassioned speech about the riots that crippled the city on Friday. Bottoms scolded Atlantans, “If you care about this city then go home.” In numerous cities across the country, protests calling for justice in the death of George Floyd deteriorated into full-scale riots. Atlanta was one of
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The mayor of St. Paul, the sister city to Minneapolis, announced Saturday that every protester arrested during Friday’s riots were from out-of-state. Speaking at a press conference, Mayor Melvin Carter (D) said out-of-state agitators were responsible for the violent unrest in St. Paul on Friday. Demonstrations erupted in the Minneapolis-St. Paul metropolitan area this week
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(Screenshot via Twitter) Former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin has been arrested four days after the release of a video in which Chauvin was seen kneeling on the neck of city resident George Floyd, who later died. John Harrington, commissioner of the Minnesota Department of Public Safety, announced on Friday that Chauvin had been taken
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The only reason we have a free press is to fight back against authoritarian power structures demanding we read from approved scripts. #FoxNews #Tucker Subscribe to Fox News! https://bit.ly/2vBUvAS Watch more Fox News Video: http://video.foxnews.com Watch Fox News Channel Live: http://www.foxnewsgo.com/ FOX News Channel (FNC) is a 24-hour all-encompassing news service delivering breaking news as
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The killing of George Floyd has once gain spurred public calls for police reform, though the protesters are generally lacking in specifics as to what they mean by that. Following other high-profile killings of black suspects by police officers and the ensuing civil unrest, such “reform” agendas have been put in place in a number
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Members of a CNN crew were arrested early Friday morning during their live broadcast as they covered the riots in Minneapolis, which broke out this week in the wake of the death of George Floyd, a black man who died in police custody on Monday. Shortly after 5 a.m, CNN reporter Omar Jimenez and his
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Sen. Richard Burr (R-NC) arrives for a Senate Intelligence Committee hearing evaluating the Intelligence Community Assessment on “Russian Activities and Intentions in Recent US Elections” on Capitol Hill, May 16, 2018. (Joshua Roberts/Reuters) Not every problem of fairness and ethics is fit for a criminal-law solution. This week, our Tobias Hoonhout reported that the Justice
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Kellie Chauvin, wife of now-former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin, announced through her attorneys on Friday that she is divorcing her husband. The announcement came on the same day that authorities formally arrested the disgraced lawman, charging him with third-degree murder and manslaughter in the death of George Floyd. In a statement, attorneys said that
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Protests and riots erupted on Friday night in multiple cities across the country over the death of George Floyd, who died in police custody. In Oakland, California, two Federal Protective Service officers were shot on Friday. One has died. There were at least 7,500 protestors in Oakland on Friday night, where businesses were damaged, looted,
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A horseman poses at Monument Valley Tribal Park in Utah in 2012. (Charles Platiau/Reuters) In A Land Apart, Flannery Burke explores a distinctive region that is an integral part of our nation. NRPLUS MEMBER ARTICLE A modern nation is, according to historian Benedict Anderson, an imagined community; collectively imagined by its people as limited, with
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‘Tucker Carlson Tonight’ investigates new calls for mail-in voting and how it will effect the 2020 election; Adam Laxalt, former Nevada attorney general weighs in. #FoxNews #Tucker Subscribe to Fox News! https://bit.ly/2vBUvAS Watch more Fox News Video: http://video.foxnews.com Watch Fox News Channel Live: http://www.foxnewsgo.com/ FOX News Channel (FNC) is a 24-hour all-encompassing news service delivering
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I’m guessing this is what the DA was thinking of last night when he referred to certain evidence that doesn’t support a criminal charge against Derek Chauvin. But they charged him today anyway, as they should have. The fact that Floyd may — may — have had underlying health conditions doesn’t mean that Chauvin didn’t
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President Donald Trump talks to reporters following a closed Senate Republican policy lunch meeting to discuss the response to the coronavirus outbreak on Capitol Hill, May 19, 2020. (Yuri Gripas/Reuters) The president faces a much tougher road to reelection than most seem to think. President Trump was disappointed. Bad weather on Wednesday forced a delay
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