Demonstrators took over streets and launched fireworks at police, joining other cities erupting following a grand jury verdict they didn’t like in Breonna Taylor’s case.
Among the namesakes the commission targeted for removal were Christopher Columbus, Benjamin Franklin, Andrew Jackson, Thomas Jefferson, and George Washington.
Another wave of violent unrest maintained its grip on several of the nation’s major cities this weekend, including a homicide in Portland Saturday night.
Sen. Rand Paul was only “briefly uncomfortable” one Twitter user claimed. “This is fine with me,” wrote another.
The BLM DC chapter criticized Mayor Muriel Bowser’s pre-recorded speech at the DNC on Monday night for being tone deaf and hypocritical.
DC Mayor Muriel Bowser addressed the DNC Monday night, where she celebrated the ‘peaceful protesters’ ransacking the nation’s capital.
Football used to be about the players and the fans, but not anymore. The Redskins are gone, and so is my last shred of appreciation for the NFL.
I’ve never been to Denver. I don’t know anyone there. But after a half decade in the nation’s capital, the time is ripe to set out for a new life out west.
The core of Washington, D.C., must remain under the sole control of the federal government, lest the mob impose its will on a nation helpless to defend its center of power.
In Lincoln Park, Washington DC stands a statue called Emancipation Memorial, showing Abraham Lincoln and a freed slave. If activists on the left would have their way, the statue would no longer stand.
While self-proclaimed antifascists deface literal antifascists, monuments paying tribute to civil rights figures have now fallen victim to vandals.
Washington D.C. Mayor Muriel Bowser said Sunday she had yet to “review” the unauthorized addition to her commissioned street mural declaring “Black Lives Matter.”
“This is a performative distraction from real policy changes,” said the DC chapter of Black Lives Matter said of the D.C. mayor’s street-wide mural.
Citing the collective sin of America to make excuses and provide justification for wanton destruction is deeply wrongheaded, but what the Mob demands.
“Public display” doesn’t sound as nefarious as “photo op.” “Partially violent” doesn’t sound as sympathetic as “peaceful.” And “irritant” doesn’t pack the powerful punch of “tear gas.”
America’s reawakening is an unfolding story, one our young country has never lived before. To work to understand it and to tell it, The Federalist is setting out across the United States.
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