Portland: Capital of Antifa, degeneracy and depression.
“Nazi go home! Nazi go home!” a woman led a crowd into chanting at me as I was cornered against a barrier. A line of police officers stood watching a few feet away. Aiming a bullhorn at my face, the woman continued screaming while others pushed me.
Why did I receive this welcome in downtown Seattle? Because I dared to take a camera into an Antifa protest.
A group of people who were part of a vandalism spree on Locke Street back in March have pleaded guilty for their roles in the flurry of mischief.
Local anarchist and activist Cedar Hopperton pleaded guilty before the Ontario Court of Justice in Hamilton Thursday morning to one count of mischief over $5,000 and one count of counseling to commit mischief.
His lawyer and the Crown submitted a joint sentencing submission of one year in custody, followed by a year of probation.
‘Your parents would be embarrassed by you,’ a masked woman said as she blocked me from walking into a downtown Portland Plaza. An antifa counter-protest was taking place. Joined by others, a group of black-clad masked individuals surrounded me. ‘You’re an Asian giving into white supremacy, motherfucker,’ one shouted.
Why did I, a Vietnamese-American gay journalist, receive this reaction from a self-described anti-racist social justice movement?
Because I tried to report honestly on antifa
Dueling #MeToo and #HimToo rallies in Portland, Oregon, over the weekend resulted in violent clashes between a mob of antifa agitators and Patriot Prayer rally-goers. According to the Portland Police website: “Officers observed sticks, glass bottles, lit road flares, bottles filled with a substance believed to be urine, & gopher gas used as projectiles.”
Photojournalist Andy Ngo, who was on the ground to capture the outrageous antics of the antagonistic antifa mob, says those weapons were used exclusively by the antifa agitators. Although there were a handful of arrests, assault complaints against masked agitators went unanswered because their identities were unknown.
Things got heated in Portland on Saturday as leftist Antifa groups clashed with police and #HimToo rally participants.
The #HimToo rally, organized by Portland resident Haley Adams as a way to highlight false accusations against men in light of the #MeToo movement, was reportedly attended by around 40 people, including some affiliated with the right-wing Patriot Prayer group.
The state sponsored media outlet NDR is featuring a police show called Polizeiruf 110 “Police call 911”. In the show the lead actress, a female officer is shown in her office with many left-wing symbols.
The Antifa flag is clearly visible but that is not all. In the office a rainbow flag, an exit from nuclear energy, FCK NZS and FCK AfD (short for F*ck Nazis and F*ck AfD) stickers can be seen.
Multiple fights broke out throughout the day between demonstrators and counter-protesters. A police captain was attacked during one of the scuffles and taken to Hahnemaan University Hospital, according to law enforcement officials. A 23-year-old man was arrested for that assault.
“…a gathering of ring-wing groups turned violent”
“They better hope that the opposition to Antifa decides not to mobilize,” the president told The Daily Caller in an exclusive Oval Office interview Wednesday.
The official Twitter account for Fox News has not tweeted since Thursday, reportedly in protest of the social media company’s lack of responsiveness regarding content associated with a protest outside of host Tucker Carlson’s home.
The network protest comes after a left-wing group associated with antifa converged on the Washington, D.C., home of Carlson last Wednesday night while chanting “Racist scumbag, leave town!” and warning on social media that Carlson and his family “were not safe.”
Members of a Vancouver Polish Catholic church expressed shock Sunday morning, after arriving to find their property marred by angry graffiti.
Splashed across the daycare at St. Casimir’s Polish Parish at 27th Avenue and Inverness Street was painted with the word “AntiFa” a term meaning “anti-fascist” and used by a loose umbrella of left-wing and anarchist groups.
Protesters rally against police, Trump, and “Fascism.”
“A.C.A.B.,” shouted a protest leader on a bullhorn in front of Portland city hall on Election Day. “All cops are bastards!” responded the crowd of about 60 demonstrators. A coalition of far-left activist groups were demanding the abolition of Immigration and Customs Enforcement, but they also used the occasion to rail against Oregon’s Measure 105, on the ballot that day, which would repeal the state’s “sanctuary state” measure prohibiting local authorities from enforcing immigration laws. Other targets included law enforcement in general, Donald Trump, and “fascism.”
Kerik’s comments were made during a discussion of left-wing activists threatening and intimidating Tucker Carlson’s family on Wednesday night outside of the Carlson family’s home in Washington, D.C.
After violence erupted at the Munk Debate in Toronto, the NDP needs to bear some responsibility and publicly denounce Antifa.
There seems to be no limit to the offenses allowed certain antifa groups on Twitter and Facebook. SmashRacism DC, an antifa group in the Washington D.C. area, threatened Fox News anchor Tucker Carlson and his wife and 4 children on November 7, 2018. In a now-deleted Twitter post, SmashRacism posted, “Each night you remind us that we are not safe. Tonight we remind you that you are not safe either.”While the posts are gone, SmashRacism DC is still active on Facebook and Instagram.