H/T Pic StarTribune
The pogrom unleashed following the Charlottesville event is now sweeping over the Right/Conservative blogosphere (including us
) on an unprecedented scale. Silicon Valley moguls (whose ancestors appear rarely to have been present
in America during the Civil War) apparently feel liberated
by this protest about the Robert E. Lee statue to abuse their economic power
and interdict political opinions they dislike. This is of course is what happens
when power is shifted to groups
not truly sharing
the heritage of the historic American nation
What actually happened at Charlottesville is crucial to evaluating the response. Righteous Liberal Professor Norm Matloff has shrewdly suspected
that CNN has mislead him on the matter. Because of the wonder of cell phone cameras and the internet the truth is readily available outside the MSM. Here is a brief compendium of what some of the sources I have found valuable have reported. (Look at them quickly: the way things are going they will all be shut down in a few days.)
Of course we are very proud of the essay we carried by Charlottesville Survivor The System Revealed: Antifa, Virginia Politicians And Police Work Together To Shut Down #UniteTheRight
…the police did not protect demonstrators from Antifa and did little to prevent confrontations. Attendees of the demonstration, rather than walking a clear path to the park, were instead forced to walk through a line of screaming protesters.…the police attacked (not dispersed—attacked) the legal demonstration, threatening attendees with arrest if they stayed in Lee Park…Violence did not just “break out” at Unite The Right. Attendees were attacked—by Leftists and by the police. They worked together as seamlessly as if they had common leadership.
I would say the most effective overall coverage came from our old favorite Occidental Dissent
. Hunter Wallace posted a flagship essay with videos on Monday ANARCHY: The Truth About Charlottesville:
…the police in Charlottesville stood down and didn’t do their jobs, and deliberately allowed anarchy to reign in the streets. They persuaded us to come to Lee Park unarmed for our peaceful event while secretly ceding control of the streets to violent Antifa…Gov. Terry McAuilffe, the Virginia State Police and the Charlottesville Police Department put ALL of our lives in danger with their criminal negligence. It is a miracle that no one was shot and a testament to the restraint of the Patriot groups who came to Charlottesville so heavily armed.
This includes a 26 minute video from by Patriot Media worth watching because it demonstrates the passionate resentment by sincere ordinary citizens of the Charlottesville Police for their failure to stop the violence and protect Free Speech.
Another post: Charlottesville 2.0: Marcus Cicero’s Firsthand Experiences
has three videos on the event
“…some of the footage is epic, by the way…All in all, it was a day of vicious violence, savagery that proved beyond a shadow of a doubt that the Left can never be reconciled with”Bottles, bricks, rocks, paint-bombs, and pepper spray/chemicals of all fun kinds were deployed against us throughout – urine bottles and feces also made appearances thanks to the wonderful tolerance of the Leftist enemies of everything we hold near and dear.
Another: Florida League of the South Jumped By Poor Innocent Black Lives Matter Protesters In Charlottesville
Here’s an incredible story about Charlottesville that illustrates just how outrageously biased the fake news and its disciplinary organizations like the SPLC has become:A black guy named Dre Harris has raised $120,000 on GoFundMe after claiming he was “beaten by white supremacists” in Charlottesville, VA…Dre Harris wasn’t a victim though. He was attacked because he was part of a small group of black guys who followed our people back to the parking garage where they were returning to their cars after the #UniteTheRight rally was ordered to disperse by the police. He attacked one of our friends in the parking garage with a mag lite and busted his head wide open:here is the video which proves Dre Harris and several other black guys followed our people back to the parking garage with weapons before they attacked us.
This video makes absolutely plain the Police did indeed expose the demonstrators to Leftist violence. (The Harris scam is up to $166,000 now - not a great deal less than VDARE.com's annual revenue.)
In some ways the most remarkable Occidental Dissent
post is ACLU Fires Back At Gov. Terry McAuliffe
Aug 15 2017. This carries in full the The ACLU of Virginia’s Executive Director Claire G. Gastanaga's statement
about the Virginia Governor’s attempt to blame them for the disturbance. Gastanaga said
“It is the responsibility of law enforcement to ensure safety of both protesters and counter-protesters. The policing on Saturday was not effective in preventing violence. I was there and brought concerns directly to the secretary of public safety and the head of the Virginia State Police about the way that the barricades in the park limiting access by the arriving demonstrators and the lack of any physical separation of the protesters and counter-protesters on the street were contributing to the potential of violence. They did not respond. In fact, law enforcement was standing passively by, seeming to be waiting for violence to take place, so that they would have grounds to declare an emergency, declare an ‘unlawful assembly’ and clear the area.”
(VDARE.com emphasis)Occidental Dissent
The police told the neutral Patriot groups in Charlottesville that they wouldn’t intervene or even send an ambulance when they were attacked by Antifa as well. The fake news and SPLC are spinning fabricated narratives of a “Neo-Nazi attack” when the truth is that this city descended into chaos because the police allowed it to happen for political reasons to stop the #UniteTheRight rally. A leftwing mob nearly killed Jason Kessler when he tried to hold a press conference the following day.
(VDARE.com emphasis)Conservative HQ
adds some valuable perspective in Was The Charlottesville Riot A Set-Up?
highlights on the biased behavior
Charlottesville city officials, especially Mayor Mike Signer (who once advocated an Electoral College coup against President-elect Trump) and documented anti-white racist Vice Mayor Wes Bellamy.[Pictured right]…in issuing his order allowing the rally to be held at the Lee statue U.S. District Judge Glen Conrad noted the city did not try at the same time to move counter-protesters to another location.Clearly the city officials wanted the violent riot-prone anarchist protesters downtown at the Lee statue.
goes on to make what I see as the decisive fact
in establishing the culpability
of the Charlottesville authorities
...the city and state police did nothing to enforce Virginia’s anti-masking law.Virginia Code 18.2-422 was passed as an anti-Ku Klux Klan measure and says:It shall be unlawful for any person over sixteen years of age while wearing any mask, hood or other device whereby a substantial portion of the face is hidden or covered so as to conceal the identity of the wearer, to be or appear in any public place, or upon any private property in this Commonwealth
Unmasking laws, when enforced, have proved to be exceptionally effective deterrents to violence by Antifa thugs, for example at Auburn University in Alabama, where police enforced Alabama’s anti-masking law, ripping off masks and in some cases arresting masked Antifa thugs.It is bizarre, not to say extremely suspicious, that Virginia’s Democratic Governor Terry McAuliffe and Charlottesville city officials Mayor Mike Signer… It was almost as if they wanted masked thugs to be running wild in their city center.
Almost equally damning:
Fox News reporter Doug McKelway was in attendance during Saturday’s deadly events in Charlottesville, VA, where he reported that the police were called off as soon as things started turning violent.“But when the tear gas started to fly, thrown by protesters, the police themselves began to evacuate …They had a chance to nip this thing in the bud and they chose not to,“ reported McKelway.Our friends at ZeroHedge report that the ACLU confirmed that Charlottesville police were ordered to stand down, which allowed the KKK and Antifa to meet face to face with no interference.
(As noted above, this particularly annoyed the Virginia ACLU, which supplied the link in the paragraph above.)Conservative HQ
Knowing that the Antifa thugs were there with cans filled with cement, baseball bats and even improvised flame throwers why would the police stand down?One answer is because the Democrats wanted a riot to lay at President Trump’s feet
I would add that the Treason Lobby
wanted a pretext to launch the next stage of their internet purge against the Right, which clearly was long planned.Angry White Dude
’s astute writer RedStaterNYC
states plainly in The Establishment Strikes Back
August 16 2017 what I think is no more than the truth
…the Charlottesville chaos was obviously a setup designed specifically to corner the white men into violent confrontation with the Establishment’s hired goons, “Antifa”. Then, they would use that violence as a pretext to both suppress the rights to peaceable assembly by the white men, and then plaster the mayhem all over the airwaves to smear them as a group of unhinged, violent, “domestic terrorists”.The Establishment’s muscle, the VA police, did their job, and then their propaganda arm–the MSM–went right to work hysterically demanding Trump demonize the white men
He points to the aftermath:
Since suppressing white men’s right to peaceable assembly, they have now gone to fully suppressing their rights to speech and association.All of the prominent alt-right sites have been taken offline. We are now on day three or four without most of them. They’re just gone. And this is despite having DDOS-protection services in place and very smart guys on the SA side of things.Clearly, we aren’t dealing with Antifa script-kiddies, but state actors who are behind this effort to snuff this insurgent pro-white group of young men out of existence before TPTB lose any more power to them…Expect this to go federal in short order…They are clearly scared, they clearly aren’t taking any chances any more…and they clearly aren’t going to be stopped by appeals to conscience.
This concurs remarkably closely with our “Charlottesville Survivor”s conclusion:
The American government, at every level, is waging a campaign of extermination against its own people. If you protest against it, law enforcement tries to get you killed. And if you survive that, journalists try to get you fired.And we are told this is “freedom.”Don’t kid yourself any longer. You are under occupation.
Thanks to the self-control
of the Unite The Right people, Charlottesville might well have passed off without giving the Pogrom leaders the big incident they needed. James Kirkpatrick has refuted what they chose in Narrative Collapse: Is Charlottesville’s James Alex Fields The Next George Zimmerman?
There is absolutely no doubt, as the video in the piece shows, that if Fields had not reversed out his attackers would murdered him.
But consideration of the Barcelona atrocity
completes the refutation. No automobile murderer would start his attack by colliding with one car and shunting it into another. He would aim at the crowd.
Two long videos here
give vivid impressions of lethal menace of the Antifa mob in Charlottesville. A week later the Boston authorities easily minimized violence
by keeping the Antifa and their prey strictly apart. This highlights the key question: why was this not done in Virginia?
It was because the Left's response to to the MAGA is MAAG (Make America A Gulag). And they needed a pretext.
(No doubt I have missed useful material. Please send it in.)