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May 02, 2017

Liberals' "Protest" In Portland Unexpectedly Turns Into Violent Riot and Arson Spree;
Berkeley's Alt-Left Mayor Has Strong Agenda for Quelling Liberals' Violence In Town He Misgoverns

Although the press is always determined to insulate their precious liberal Democrat allies from the bad behavior of the left by calling rioters "disruptive elements" or "anarchists," I refuse to indulge in that game.

1, they are in fact fellow-travelers with the liberal Democrats of #TheResistance, as James O'Keefe sting videos of Robert Creamer and other leftist community organizers speaking freely of deliberately provoking violence shows.

2, the media never makes such distinctions as regards bad actors embedded amidst law-abiding rightist protesters, so I refuse to follow their lead of erecting a #FakeNews firewall between the "cleanskin" progressives who never cause any problems, we swearsies!, and the "anarchists," who are only ever mentioned when it's necessary to distinguish between the "good ones" (#TheResistance) and the "misguided ones" (the arsonists, thugs, and female-professor-neck-wringers).

So, the progressives held a "protest" in Portland and somehow, totally unplanned we swearsies!, it devolved into a running battle with police with numerous businesses vandalized.

John Sexton writes:

[I]t s worth noting what never seems to follow these incidents: A national discussion of left-wing violence. The same national media which is always eager to talk about a 'climate of hate' on the right, is just as eager to carefully distinguish between peaceful protesters on the left and violent anarchists (also on the left). But as I've suggested before, the two groups have a symbiotic relationship. Given the number of violent incidents we’ve seen this year (the inauguration, Berkeley, etc.) at some point the media might want to speculate just a little bit about the climate of hate on the left.

But fear not -- By Any Means Necessary super-fan Jesse Arreguin, who moonlights as Berkeley's mayor when he's not liking radical leftist group's FaceBook posts -- is going to throw the book at the "violent factions" infiltrating the innocent-as-lambs progressive movement.

And by "throw the book" at them, he's going to have cops hold "laughing yoga" sessions with the "anarchists."

The City of Berkeley has floated the idea of setting up areas for "fencing with sponge noodles" or "laughter yoga" (among other things) and having "quiet conversations" with "anti-fascist" groups in order to stop violence.


In an email dated April 20, Downtown Berkeley Association CEO John Cainer come up with a genius idea to stop the violence--have "quiet conversations" with the radical anarchists and ask them to stop committing violence.


The cluelessness of the City of Berkeley doesn’t stop here. It appears that several Berkeley Council members, including the Mayor, are subscribed to a Google group called "Occupy Bay Area Trainers" -- the relics of Occupy Wall Street movement in the area.

In an email chain, received by multiple council members and the Mayor, City of Berkeley volunteer Commissioner Phoebe Anne Sorgen suggested starting a peace force to stop the violence with things like "bubbles," "singing," and "laughter yoga".

This is literally taken from an email released to HeatSt (viewable at the link above):

Envision Wavy Gravy, bubbles, singing, laughter yoga! Occupella. Buddhist Peace Meditators. Fencing with sponge noodles. Will Edwin set up the Empathy tent? How about a volleyball game in the middle of the park and/or a square dance? Will Code Pink pls bring peace symbol cookies to pass out, and daisies

One member says the others shouldn't malign "the black bloc" -- the actual anarchists the left pretends they have nothing to do with -- because "most" of them are good people.

"And don't malign the black bloc. Tho they have their bad apples, and provocateurs take advantage of the (tear gas protection) bandana look regrettably, most were ok and, as usual, they also provided the medics last time," she wrote.

So even the black bloc -- the group progressives point to as the "bad element" when trying to claim they themselves are "peaceful" -- is itself Mostly Peaceful and even itself is mostly blameless, save for a few "bad apples" and "provocateurs" who have sneakily infiltrated this group, which is otherwise guilty of nothing except bad choices in Facial Fashion (that passe bandana look).

Yeah -- keep selling us on this claim that the black bloc, BAMN, antifa, etc. have nothing to do with the left when liberal elected officials are serving as their PR reps.

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