Earlier this year, after racist terrorist Dylann Storm Roof was charged with shooting nine black people in a Charleston, South Carolina, church, the media and Democrats across the nation embarked on a crusade to wipe the Confederate flag from society.
Likely in response to the attack in a Charleston church where nine were murdered earlier this year, the Obama administration has announced a new office at the Department of Justice aimed at tracking and coordinating investigations into domestic terrorism. They are also teaming up with the controversial Southern Poverty Law Center in the process.
Members of the #FYF911 or #FukYoFlag and #BlackLivesMatter movements called for the lynching and hanging of white people and cops. They encouraged others on a radio show Tuesday night to “turn the tide” and kill white people and cops to send a message about the killing of black people in America.
On July 22, the LA Times suggested the heinous attacks in Charleston and Chattanooga prove the need for more gun control on law-abiding citizens and indicated they will “continue to push the boulder up the hill and urge Congress” to act.
Democrat Mayor Ivy Taylor, San Antonio’s first black and female mayor, is not buying into the Confederate flag frenzy. Other liberal politicians in the birthplace of Texas freedom and liberty push to jump onto the national bandwagon to eradicate Confederate historical sites and symbols from the Lone Star State’s past.
On July 8, Rep. Mike Thompson (D-CA-5th) stood with House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) and families of Charleston victims and pushed for the very background checks alleged gunman Dylann Roof passed.
On June 17, reports emerged that Dylann Roof shot and killed nine people at Charleston’s Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church. Roof obtained his gun “legally,” so calls for gun control have largely fallen on deaf ears. But a photo of Roof posing with a Confederate battle flag has managed to become the impetus for a cause célèbre to banish the Confederate battle flag from public view.
The rally and march against white supremacy that was supposed to be thousands of people actually only had about 50 at the beginning. The march dwindled to 10 by the time they reached the Mother Emmanuel AME church. Once the group to begin to chant, a woman at the site begin singing Amazing Grace to shut their protest down.
In an article discussing a South Carolina police officer fired on Facebook photo showing him wearing Confederate Flag underwear, liberal warhorse, the Washington Post added fuel to the media’s racism hype by comparing the officer to two accused murderers.
HBO’s “Real Time” host Bill Maher questioned whether the victims’ families forgiving Dylann Roof was good for society on Friday. After author and Hotair.com Editor-at-Large Mary Katharine Ham argued that “One of the reasons that Charleston was able to give
A radical leader of an anti-American, racist, paramilitary organization told an enthusiastic crowd that they can “strap up” with weapons “for only a couple of hundred dollars” and received applause when she said she planned to establish a Charleston chapter of the group.
During Thursday’s “Politics Nation” on MSNBC, host Al Sharpton showed clips from an event honoring Charleston shooting victims, which included exchange between he and Gov. Nikki Haley (R-SC) that ended up with each other embracing in a hug. In his speech, Sharpton said, referring
Pastor Clementa Pinckney, who was slain in the massacre at the Emanuel A.M.E. Church in Charleston, South Carolina, where Dylann Roof killed nine black worshipers, voted for the Confederate flag’s display at the Statehouse on May 3, 2000, when he was a state senator.
On Wednesday, conservative radio host Laura Ingraham warned that the frenzied purging of Confederate flags will likely lead to Democrats and Republicans joining together to toss all traces of Southern heritage down the memory hole.
After the Charleston, SC shooting last week, country music star Toby Keith reacted to President Barack Obama’s call for stricter gun laws by saying stricter gun laws would not help prevent tragedies like the one that took place at Emanuel African
New Orleans Saints tight end Benjamin Watson took to Facebook to comment on the Confederate flag at the grounds of the South Carolina statehouse, calling for a careful approach in the removal of the banner.
In the wake of the horrific shooting deaths of nine people at a Charleston, South Carolina church on Wednesday, comedian Marc Maron was not sure his interview with President Obama was going to go on as scheduled.
On Breitbart News Sunday on Sirius XM Patriot channel 125 from 7PM to 10PM EST Breitbart News investigative journalist and host Matthew Boyle will be talking about all of the most important news in politics. He will be joined by co-hosts Michael Lucchese and Garrett Reno. They will be interviewing and speaking to a number of guests about the 2016 Republican and Democrat primaries, the Charleston shooting, the conservative rebellion against Boehner, and other important news stories.
On Saturday, 2016 Democratic nominee hopeful Hillary Clinton spoke in a speech about race on the heels of the Charleston, SC shooting earlier in the week and said she wanted to change how blacks are viewed in America. Clinton stated as
Members of a historic black church worshipped at their sanctuary Sunday for the first time since a gunman opened fire at a Bible study, killing nine people, and uniformed police officers stood among the congregation as a measure of added security.
Speaking in a panel on MSNBC’s “Melissa Harris-Perry” with Dr. Johnathan Metzl of Vanderbilt University, who said the Charleston shooting is a “wake-up call for white America,” associate professor of African-American Religion and Literature at Princeton Yolanda Pierce shared her
During Saturday’s episode of “Melissa Harris-Perry” on MSNBC, former South Carolina State Representative Bakari Sellers responded to President Barack Obama saying that the Confederate flag should be in a museum in response to pictures of the Charleston shooter Dylann Roof posing
FBI Director James Comey said that based on what he knows so far, he wouldn’t characterize the church shooting in Charleston as terrorism at a press briefing on Friday. Comey said, “Terrorism is act of violence done or threatened —
On this weekend’s broadcast of “The McLaughlin Group,” conservative commentator Pat Buchanan said while there was a racial component to last week’s mass killing in Charleston, SC at the Emanuel AME Church, it more closely resembles incidents like Tucson, Columbine,
In his weekly segment with syndicated columnist Mark Shields, New York Times columnist David Brooks reacted to the mass killing in Charleston, SC earlier in the week on Friday’s broadcast of PBS’s “NewsHour.” Brooks said the problem was about much