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House Majority Leader's office vandalized

Daily CallerHouse Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy’s office in California was vandalized Monday, according to an Instagram post by the congressman.

McCarthy, whose local office is in Bakersfield, Calif., posted photos of the suspects and some of the damage. Two young men were caught on surveillance camera outside of the office, which had its window smashed in by a large boulder.

“Does anyone know these two guys? They threw a boulder thru our office window and took office equipment,” McCarthy wrote on his Instagram account.

I wonder if these people will ever be caught and publicly identified? Watergate was a "third rate burglary" until the President got involved in trying to cover it up; so will there be any connections to the Democrat party found here?

We'll probably never know, because the media doesn't like to ask those questions, never mind look for answers.

Meanwhile, a security guard at a Washington DC Fox affiliate had to shoot someone breaking into their studio.

Daily WireOne Fox News 5 anchor reported, “We have had a shooting here at the Fox 5 studios. This happened shortly after 3:00 this afternoon. What we are being told at this point is that there was somebody who was trying to get in to our front lobby, which is what you are seeing on your screen there right now. You can see the police tape that is up around the building, quite an active scene here, someone tried to get in from what we understand, was able to get through one door, we have a double set of doors, and tried to get into the building, but a security guard that is employed here was able to was able to fire off a shot."

It seems like there are incidents of political violence almost daily now. Some days are quiet and some days have multiple incidents to make up for the quiet. What I almost never see are incidents of political violence from the right directed at the left. Sometimes, briefly, the media tries to paint a mass shooter as being politically motivated from the right, but closer examination invariably (so far) has shown they were just nuts with incomprehensible political ideologies.

This seems like a significant escalation from the usual. Assuming it's not simply a false flag, someone prepared an explosive device and placed it in a location where it could be found by the target, which was presumably the left-wing billionaire George Soros himself (it was found in his mailbox). The employee who found it was suspicious and NYPD detonated the device.

We see so many fake hate crime incidents and so few real ones from the right that I seriously question whether the situation is as it appears to be.

But if it is, we're a lot closer to a domestic civil war than we were yesterday.

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Wed Oct 24 02:20:02 CDT 2018 by TriggerFinger. Comments [Tweet]

New York man charged with threatening Senators over Kavanaugh

CNNA New York man was arrested and charged Friday by federal prosecutors with threatening to assault and murder two US senators in retaliation for their support of Justice Brett Kavanaugh's confirmation to the Supreme Court. The man, Ronald DeRisi, left more than 10 threatening and "expletive-laced" voicemails for the two senators beginning September 27, according to the complaint unsealed Friday by prosecutors in the US Attorney's Office for the Eastern District of New York.

I don't really have a problem with people swearing at their senators. That's free speech. Threatening them is another matter, and we've seen a lot of people crossing that line lately. Not just in phone calls, either. Republicans are getting driven from restaurants by angry mobs, attacked at home, targeted by letters laced with deadly poison, their trucks set on fire, and shot at on baseball fields.

If there are Democrats who do not endorse violence, it's time for them to start calling out both their colleagues and their leadership to make that clear.

I'll do my part. In my local neighborhood, people are complaining that their Beto signs are getting stolen or torn down. "Beto" is a stage name for Robert O'Rourke, a privileged white male who tried to flee the scene of his DUI and wants to impose gun control on Texas and everywhere else.

Republicans: Please stop stealing Beto signs. Allow your neighbors to exercise their free speech rights and support stupid candidates without becoming victims of theft or intimidation.

Democrats: Please stop trying to murder Republicans.

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Mon Oct 22 01:55:22 CDT 2018 by TriggerFinger. Comments [Tweet]

GOP office in New York vandalized

Daily CallerThe Metropolitan Republican Club on Manhattan’s Upper East Side was vandalized Thursday night with broken windows, a spray-painted anarchy sign, and a threatening message that the “attack is merely a beginning.”

The building is the headquarters of the Manhattan Republican Party and the New York City regional office for the New York Republican Party.

This sort of thing is far from uncommon. Republican signs on college campuses get vandalized regularly. Free speech and association are under definite threat these days. And yet Republicans (so far) keep winning elections. The discrepency is the result of a massive media propaganda campaign designed to keep ordinary people -- Republicans -- ashamed and in the closet politically. Search engines and social media are working other angles. This blog is my way of fighting that.

UPDATE: Possible poisoned letter sent to Senator Susan Collins. And I forgot to mention the recent ricin attacks on Trump and Cruz, or the truck burned for having Trump bumper stickers. Maybe Hillary should call for peace and stop the violence?

UPDATE: Two Republican candidates attacked.

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Tue Oct 16 01:43:37 CDT 2018 by TriggerFinger. Comments [Tweet]

Truck burned for Trump bumper stickers

Fox NewsA truck adorned with several stickers supporting President Trump was reportedly set ablaze and vandalized with spray paint outside a bar in Washington state, in what the owner believes was a targeted attack.

"If you say anything that someone doesn't like, you are ultimately a target," Johnny MacKay told KOIN-TV of Portland, Ore. "You're automatically the enemy and they have to hurt you."

When you demonize your political opponents as being literally Hitler, as the Left and the media have been doing for years now, there are consequences.

Categories Civil War Terrorism

Fri Oct 12 03:07:06 CDT 2018 by TriggerFinger. Comments [Tweet]

Civil War?

WFLAA Winter Haven man was arrested on Thursday after posting on his Facebook page that he was going to shoot members of Congress and their families, depending on which way the Supreme Court justice confirmation vote went.

He also allegedly threatened to shoot any local or federal law enforcement who responded to his home on Jim Keen Boulevard.

Unlike the usual examples, this guy appears to be on the right and is actually a gun owner. He says he was making fun of liberals. His friends seem to support that.

I'm posting this to note that the violence is escalating on both sides. Even if this guy wasn't serious (and since he was arrested without incident, I'm inclined to think that's the right take... but that doesn't necessarily mean he shouldn't face consequences for the threats), the constant actual violence and threats coming from the left are starting to get a response on the right. And that's a significant danger signal.

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Sat Oct 06 01:30:48 CDT 2018 by TriggerFinger. Comments [Tweet]

Multiple ricin attacks in the mail

There do seem to be a lot of these ricin attacks, at least when you extend the timeframe. Sometimes years go by between attacks but they keep coming. It makes you wonder if the FBI is ever bothering to investigate.

The latest targets are Senator Ted Cruz and the Pentagon.

The timing of the ricin attacks so far seems to involve domestic politic tensions of the left-wing variety. Putting Cruz in the hospital, or even just giving him a good scare, might be the one vote the left needs to stop Kavanaugh.. and why not go after the one Senator you hate the most, in that case?

When you dehumanize your political opponents and characterize their ideas as violence, some people are going to behave violently. I'm more and more convinced this isn't just considered acceptable to the left. More and more it seems to be the intended result.

Like the attack on Steve Scalisce, these ricin attacks seem to disappear down the memory hole very quickly.

UPDATE: Trump, Mattis targeted.

UPDATE: Arrest made.

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Tue Oct 02 15:45:43 CDT 2018 by TriggerFinger. Comments [Tweet]

Black Lives Matter now tracking down police officers at weddings

Washington TimesBlack Lives Matter protesters on Saturday crashed the wedding venue of one of the two police officers who shot and killed Stephon Clark in Sacramento earlier this year.

A small group of protesters tracked down the officer’s wedding at a vineyard about an hour outside of Sacramento and showed up just hours before he was set to say, “I do,” a local CBS affiliate reported.

This whole thing where leftists track down people they don't like in their private and personal lives and harass them needs to stop. It needs to stop because it is going to get someone killed, probably by a complete stranger who read about some other complete stranger on the internet and got mad.

UPDATE: And a leftist arrested for soliciting the murder of an ICE agent, not to mention an actual Dem candidate endorsing the beating of Senator Rand Paul.

To borrow a phrase, the news reads like that part of the history books that come immediately before the chapter with all the maps and arrows.

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Thu Aug 09 10:36:05 CDT 2018 by TriggerFinger. Comments [Tweet]

Attorney-Client privilege no longer a thing, I guess?

Hot Air quoting NYSlimesPresident Trump’s longtime lawyer, Michael D. Cohen, secretly recorded a conversation with Mr. Trump two months before the presidential election in which they discussed payments to a former Playboy model who said she had an affair with Mr. Trump, according to lawyers and others familiar with the recording.

The F.B.I. seized the recording this year during a raid on Mr. Cohen’s office. The Justice Department is investigating Mr. Cohen’s involvement in paying women to tamp down embarrassing news stories about Mr. Trump ahead of the 2016 election. Prosecutors want to know whether that violated federal campaign finance laws, and any conversation with Mr. Trump about those payments would be of keen interest to them…

Rudolph W. Giuliani, Mr. Trump’s personal lawyer, confirmed in a telephone conversation on Friday that Mr. Trump had discussed the payments with Mr. Cohen on the tape but said the payment was ultimately never made. He said the recording was less than two minutes and demonstrated that the president had done nothing wrong.

So Trump talks to his lawyer, Cohen, who records it for unknown reasons. Prosecutors with ties to Mueller then raid Cohen's office to get the recording in a clear violation of attorney-client privilege. The recording then somehow ends up in the hands of the New York Times, which prints a story on it because it embarrasses the President even if no payment ended up happening and nothing illegal was done.

This bullshit is going to continue until the Trump admin finds some way to push back against the people doing it.

Fri Jul 20 12:59:44 CDT 2018 by TriggerFinger. Comments [Tweet]

Senate Majority Leader McConnell threatened by protestors

Gun Free Zone“I know where you live” is a threat. This is not something we can beat around the bush about. It is a threat. The Senate Majority Leader was threatened in his home state by some radical protesters.

Just the latest of many incidents. I would say this is going to lead to violence, but it already has -- on a baseball diamond in DC, in Rand Paul's backyard.

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Mon Jul 09 13:25:33 CDT 2018 by TriggerFinger. Comments [Tweet]

Teenager assaulted for MAGA hat

News 4 San AntonioPolice are investigating after a teen says he was verbally attacked and assaulted at a Whataburger for wearing a Make America Great Again hat.

In the video, you can see a man throw a drink in 16-year-old Hunter Richard's face before leaving the restaurant with his hat. Hunter said some of his hair was pulled during the assault.

If you can't tolerate people who disagree with you, you're not very tolerant, are you?

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Fri Jul 06 12:10:49 CDT 2018 by TriggerFinger. Comments [Tweet]

About the liberal media inciting people to violence over politics...

CBSNewsA 33-year-old California man who told the FBI he was upset about the repeal of net neutrality regulations has been arrested on charges of threatening to kill the family of Federal Communications Commission Chairman Ajit Pai, according to the U.S. Attorney's Office for the Eastern District of Virginia.

Threatening to kill people over network neutrality is absurd.

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Thu Jul 05 16:49:40 CDT 2018 by TriggerFinger. Comments [Tweet]

Scott Pruitt resigns citing unprecedented attacks

Washington Times“It is extremely difficult for me to cease serving you in this role first because I count it as a blessing to be serving you in any capacity, but also because of the transformative work that is occurring,” he wrote in his resignation letter obtained by Fox News. “However the unrelenting attacks on me personally, my family, are unprecedented and have taken a sizable toll on all of us.”

Trump's announcement on Twitter was very positive about Pruitt and doesn't suggest Trump asked for the resignation. I think Pruitt really is fed up with the attacks and threats on his family. Which the left will likely read as blood in the water, and swarm on the remaining targets.

The people doing the stalking and harassment and threats and actual violence need to be jailed.

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Thu Jul 05 16:49:34 CDT 2018 by TriggerFinger. Comments [Tweet]

Teacher harasses public official during dinner

New York PostEnvironmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt became the most recent Trump administration figure to get an earful while trying to get a mouthful at a DC restaurant, according to a Facebook posting Monday.

Teacher Kristin Mink was shown approaching Pruitt as he chowed down with a pal at the Teaism restaurant Monday, four blocks from his office at the EPA’s headquarters.

What kind of example does this set for her students? Is harassing people over policy differences now acceptable? They are doing it to ordinary people now, even just strangers wearing a Make America Great Again hat. We're seeing stories like this even day now.

The Left needs to back the fuck off before they get people killed.

Considering in one of the links above the victim was likely carrying a gun, likely it will be the attacker who gets a few extra breathing holes, which is only appropriate. But I'd rather have a political debate than a political civil war.

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Thu Jul 05 14:49:34 CDT 2018 by TriggerFinger. Comments [Tweet]

Rand Paul and family threatened with death by axe

Courier JournalA man is accused of threatening to chop up U.S. Sen. Rand Paul and his family with an ax.

The man has been arrested. He allegedly called in the threats to Paul's Bowling Green office.

"Capitol Police have issued an arrest warrant for a man who threatened to kill me and chop up my family with an axe," Paul said. "It's just horrendous that we have to deal with things like this."

It's funny how the targets of this sort of thing are almost always Republicans. (Giffords was an exception, but the man who killed her was just stark raving nuts).

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Wed Jul 04 11:27:03 CDT 2018 by TriggerFinger. Comments [Tweet]

Facebook censors Declaration of Independence

The Vindicator“He has abdicated Government here, by declaring us out of his Protection and waging War against us.

“He has plundered our seas, ravaged our Coasts, burnt our towns, and destroyed the lives of our people.

“He is at this time transporting large Armies of foreign Mercenaries to compleat the works of death, desolation and tyranny, already begun with circumstances of Cruelty & perfidy scarcely paralleled in the most barbarous ages, and totally unworthy the Head of a civilized nation.

“He has constrained our fellow Citizens taken Captive on the high Seas to bear Arms against their Country, to become the executioners of their friends and Brethren, or to fall themselves by their Hands.

“He has excited domestic insurrections amongst us, and has endeavoured to bring on the inhabitants of our frontiers, the merciless Indian Savages, whose known rule of warfare, is an undistinguished destruction of all ages, sexes and conditions.”

This is why online platforms need to commit to the ideal of free speech, not automated censorship.

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Wed Jul 04 10:27:03 CDT 2018 by TriggerFinger. Comments [Tweet]

Heckler's veto

Daily WirePatriot Prayer, which has been associated with elements of the alt-right, had a permit to demonstrate in Portland’s Federal Plaza Saturday, but Antifa showed up for a “counter-demonstration.” Before marchers had even stepped foot on the street, police had already seized “utility knives, clubs, and chemical sprays” from Antifa “counter-protesters” and detained several people clad in black associated with the group.

“Anti-fascist counter-demonstrators immediately began lobbing eggs, half-empty water bottles, and firecrackers at the conservative marchers, prompting federal police to fire paintballs filled with pepper-spray into the crowd,” the Oregonian said.

Antifa managed to strike only four people in their assault, but the projectiles began what police called a “riot.” The police were then forced to revoke the Patriot Prayer group’s permit and dissolve the demonstration.

Four members of Antifa were arrested.

Funny how bad acts by the "counterprotesters", including obviously premeditated violence, were used to shut down the original demonstration.

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Tue Jul 03 11:29:44 CDT 2018 by TriggerFinger. Comments [Tweet]

The left is going full Weimar

Front Page Mag What they want is to wreck America, go full Weimar, move to street violence, and then, by persuasion or force, impose their own system to deal with the emergency. What better way to trash most of the forms of government, the Constitution, checks and balances, than by burning everything down.

The excuses, border separation, police shootings, etc are just excuses for that endgame. They're propaganda to achieve an end.

We got here because all the brakes came off the left's train. It beat its liberal opponents. And now it's going to scream endlessly that everyone on the right is a Nazi because that justifies its intended violence. And that violence is intended to further radicalize everyone to the left.

Civility? Please.

The whole purpose is an overthrow of the existing order in the name of a political emergency. It's what every totalitarian system does. Set off violence, then seize power. The left doesn't have good odds of pulling it off. But the Dem leadership is incapable of controlling them. Or preventing them from wrecking its electoral plans.

They might have been able to resist once they got through the primaries, but the retirement of Kennedy will raise the stakes. They backed themselves into a corner with the various filibuster policies, and they are going to have to pay the price for that.

Wed Jun 27 16:51:23 CDT 2018 by TriggerFinger. Comments [Tweet]

Death threats against Republicans rising...

Daily CallerRepublican Arizona Rep. David Schweikert says he received more death threats in 2017 than every other year he’s been in office combined.

“My fear is this is the playbook of a lot of our brothers and sisters on the left — they’re going to get fringier and fringier, louder and louder, angrier and angrier, and as you and I know, we sometimes have some folks in our society who aren’t completely healthy,” Schweikert said while appearing on “Plaidcast,” a podcast hosted by Republican Rep. Sean Duffy of Wisconsin.

“And we had more death threats last year, in my office, even one towards my little girl, than we’ve ever had in all the other years combined and my fear is that this rage that is being generated for political turnout is actually really becoming unhealthy for our political society,” Schweikert continued.

The Arizona congressman has served in Congress since 2011.

“It’s incredibly troubling, because I’ve had threats against my family and my children as well — horrible things said,” Duffy agreed. “We know what happened to [House Majority Whip] Steve Scalise last year and our baseball team and with that, I don’t think the left recognizes that this isn’t the way the system was set up.”

“We’re supposed to debate, we’re supposed to argue, and we can be passionate, but then we go vote and we have elections and after we have winners we kind of step back and let them govern,” Duffy said.

And not just against politicians, but sometimes against their kids.

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Wed Jun 27 12:51:23 CDT 2018 by TriggerFinger. Comments [Tweet]


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