Protesters chanting ‘Nazis out’ hit AfD vote party

Protests broke out in several German cities against the anti-immigration Alternative for Germany which became the first nationalist party to win dozens of seats in parliament since World War II.

Hundreds of people gathered in front of a club where the AfD was celebrating in central Berlin, shouting “Nazis out” and “all of Berlin hates the AfD”.


Continental Breakfast

These Children Will Murder Our Children

Reimporting Islamic savages who left of their own accord to establish a caliphate in the ME must not be allowed to return under any circumstances. This is a huge betrayal of the Australian public by the Turncoat gov’t. It is nothing short of cynicism and contempt for the taxpayer to declare that “security (comes) first, but welfare of IS fighters’ children will be managed”.

Former Army Ranger Is The Only Steelers Player To Stand For The National Anthem

Pittsburgh Steelers Left Tackle Alejandro Villanueva was the only player on his team to stand for the national anthem — he’s also a highly-decorated U.S. military veteran.

Steelers head coach, Mike Tomlin, announced on Sunday that his team was taking an unprecedented step in protesting the national anthem by staying in the locker room to “remove ourselves from the circumstances.”

The decision by Tomlin didn’t sit well with Villanueva, who decided to defy his teammates by being present and standing during the national anthem.

Evergreen State allegedly considers moderating ‘toxic’ email discussions

The president of Evergreen State College recently asked employees to halt their “email exchanges which expose every staff and faculty member to toxic expressions of personal opinion,” and instead “listen to each other in new ways” when they disagree.

One option that is allegedly being discussed to accomplish this: administrative oversight of the email distribution lists for faculty and staff.

“Some of the words of the national anthem are white supremacist.”

A quick google got me to “Star-Spangled Bigotry: The Hidden Racist History of the National Anthem” at The Root, which I read and puzzled over. There’s a line in the third verse, “No refuge could save the hireling and slave,” which The Root says exults at the idea of Americans killing freed slaves who were fighting with the British in the War of 1812. “‘The Star-Spangled Banner’ is as much a patriotic song as it is a diss track to black people who had the audacity to fight for their freedom.”

UN report on Canada to address anti-Black racism

The U.N. Human Rights Council is set to discuss a report on issues affecting African-Canadians that makes recommendations to the federal government, including that it apologize for slavery and consider providing reparations for historical injustices.

A UN working group will submit its final report on the human rights situation of people of African descent in Canada to the council Monday based on its consultations with government officials and interest groups during an October 2016 mission to Ottawa, Toronto, Halifax and Montreal.

The report says anti-Black racism “lies at the core” of many Canadian institutions, contributing to inequities in health, housing, education and employment as well as the overrepresentation of African-Canadians in the criminal justice system.


AMERICA FIRST: NASCAR Owners Threaten To Fire Drivers And Crew If They Kneel During National Anthem

Former NASCAR champion and legend Richard Petty, who owns Richard Petty Motorsports, told the Associated Press that he would fire any member of his team that chooses to kneel during the national anthem.

“Anybody that don’t stand up for the anthem oughta be out of the country. Period. What got ’em where they’re at? The United States,” Petty said.


Richard Littlejohn: So Who Did Plant The London Tube Bomb?

As the investigation into the Parsons Green Tube bombing enters its second week, police are still trying to establish who was behind this latest terror attack.

No, it wasn’t those pesky Trans Exclusionary Radical Feminists again, or Far Right extremists, or the provisional wing of Ukip, trying to stir up hatred against immigrants after the Brexit vote.

So who was it? Go on, have a guess.


Don’t empower U.S. border guards on Canadian soil

As is so often the case, an important policy change that could affect Canadians in a direct and personal way has been given scant coverage — and negligible criticism — in the news media.

One would hope that a ceding of national sovereignty and the subjecting of Canadian citizens to potential arrest and physical violation by a foreign power operating within our borders would engender some pushback — or at least discussion — but here we are.

h/t JEH


Hijab part of uniform at nearly half of Islamic schools in England

Some 59 of 142 (42%) Islamic schools, including 27 primary schools, have a uniform policy which states a head-covering is compulsory, the National Secular Society (NSS) said.

The body has written to Education Secretary Justine Greening to express its concern over the figures, which also showed eight of the secondary schools and three of the primary schools were state-funded.


Tennessee Church Shooter Suspect Identified As 25-Year-Old From Sudan

Nashville Police have identified the suspect of a mass shooting at a church Sunday morning as 25-year-old Emanuel Kidega Samson.

Samson is being charged with murder and multiple counts of attempted murder in the attack that killed one and left at least seven other people injured at the Burnette Chapel Church of Christ in Antioch, a town just south of Nashville, Tenn.