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TERRELL: ‘Domestic terrorism is domestic terrorism, regardless of if it’s left or right’

“Democrats and left-wingers will judge a terrorist not based off criminal conduct, but by skin color.”

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150 violent protesters took to the streets in Portland Wednesday, vandalizing the state Democratic Party headquarters and a federal U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement building. 

According to authorities, six people have been charged in connection with the riot. 

While many would consider these rioters “domestic terrorists,” the mainstream media calls them “protesters.” 

Here are some of the headlines: 

“Four people charged in Portland after demonstrators vandalized federal ICE building, Democratic Party state headquarters” – CNN 

“Small Inauguration Day protests in Portland, Seattle lead to about a dozen arrests” – USA Today 

“Oregon Democratic Party offices vandalized amid post-inauguration protests” – NBC News 

Meanwhile, here are some of the headlines describing the Capitol riots: 

“Breaking News: Domestic terrorists violently storm nation’s capitol in Trump-influence coup attempt” – Milwaukee Independent

“How the news media covered domestic terrorism on Capitol Hill” – CNN 

“Among the Insurrectionists at the Capitol” – The New Yorker 

“Capitol Insurrectionists Said They Were Following Trump’s Orders” – Huff Post  

Leo Terrell joined Geraldo Rivera on Bill Hemmer Reports Thursday to blast democrats for creating this double standard, saying that “domestic terrorism is domestic terrorism.” 

“I noticed how Geraldo’s temperature is very down on this. When we had the Capitol riots, he was outraged. Outraged,” Terrell said, “but there is a passiveness in the rioting that’s going on in the Northwest.” 

“You see, Bill, I think what’s  happening is this. Democrats and left-wingers will judge a terrorist not based off criminal conduct, but by skin color. But I’m looking for the outrage. Where’s all the outrage from the left regarding what’s going on now? I mean, I don’t understand it.” 

Terrell argued that the violence at the Capitol and the violence in Portland have one major thing in common: both are criminal conduct. 

“It’s criminal conduct. They’re terrorists. Bill, what’s the difference? I ask you what’s the difference,” he said. 

He urged that regardless of party affiliation, domestic terrorism is domestic terrorism. 

“Domestic terrorism is domestic terrorism, regardless of it’s left or right,” he said. “But the silence on the left, there is no outrage and that’s what disappoints Trump supporters. They’re mad because there’s a double standard in this country based on race and skin color.” 

“As a civil rights attorney, I’m embarrassed,” he added. 

Terrell called out democrats for creating a double standard and urged that the law should be applied equally, no matter if it’s on the left or the right.  

“The difference is simply this. If you are on the right,  you’re an extremist. If you’re the left, you are a protester and that’s disingenuous to disequate the two,” he said. “The two are the same and the law should be applied equally.” 

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  1. Michel bisson

    January 24, 2021 at 3:34 pm

    This presidency is catastrophic they are the terrorists they massively fraud the election they must go out now they ate a complete scam

  2. Dr. Matt Hogendobler

    January 24, 2021 at 6:07 pm

    As far as I’m concerned, violence isn’t the only form of terrorism. Censoring a particular group of citizens qualifies. So does singling out a particular political party, like the IRS did, when it raided the businesses of those who donated to the Republican party.

  3. Diana

    January 25, 2021 at 9:16 am

    Agreed. These are frightening times. I never believed that free speech would be censored in America. Please keep speaking out.

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DeSantis Directs Secretary Of State To Investigate Facebook For Election Interference

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Florida Governor Ron DeSantis (R) has directed Florida Secretary of State Laurel M. Lee to investigate Facebook for alleged election interference after recent reports suggesting that Facebook impacted the results of state and local elections.

“I hereby direct that your office immediately investigate this alleged election interference caused by Facebook through its whitelisting program – and any other previously undisclosed program within Facebook – in order to determine whether any violations of Florida’s election laws took place,” DeSantis said in a letter to Lee. “Your office should use all legal means to uncover any such violations, including but not limited to, issuing subpoenas, conducting witness interviews, reviewing all available information and consulting with law enforcement.”

“The thought of technology companies clandestinely manipulating elections is an affront to the basic principles of our republic,” DeSantis added. “Floridians deserve to have faith that their elections are fair and free from intrusion by Big Tech monopolies like Facebook.”

DeSantis cited a recent report from the Wall Street Journal, which found that Facebook has a secret list of users that are not subject to Facebook’s content posting rules.

“According to a review of internal Facebook documents conducted by the Wall Street Journal, Facebook has created a shadow list of certain users who are immune from Facebook’s enforcement actions on posting content,” DeSantis wrote. “These elites – selected by Facebook behind closed doors – are able to post material without being subject to the opaque review process that normal users endure. This “whitelist” effectively creates two classes of speakers on Facebook’s platform: those who are privileged and those who are not.”

According to the Wall Street Journal report, “While the program included most government officials, it didn’t include all candidates for public office, at times effectively granting incumbents in elections an advantage over challengers. The discrepancy was most prevalent in state and local races, the documents show, and employees worried Facebook could be subject to accusations of favoritism.”

DeSantis’ office said in a press release, “If the Wall Street Journal report is accurate, Facebook has created a privileged class of speakers and has empowered them to manipulate our elections with impunity. Even more disturbing, these elite users on Facebook’s ‘whitelist’ were allegedly selected by the tech giant behind closed doors. The selection process, scope, and real-world influence of the whitelist is concealed from the public and known only to Facebook. If true, this process may have provided a benefit to incumbent elected politicians over their challengers in state and local elections.”

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BLM Leader Vows to ‘Abolish’ NYC Mayor De Blasio’s Vax Passports

Says ‘Free Pass to Racism’,  ‘Modern-Day Freedom Papers’

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Chivona Newsome

New York Mayor Bill De Blasio’s vaccine mandates and consequential vaccine passports necessary to enter most bars and restaurants in the city are being dubbed racist by a Black Lives Matter leader.

Chivona Newsome co-founded the Greater New York Chapter of BLM and also ran as a congressional candidate in 2020 for New York’s 15th district sent a statement to Fox News explaining the claims of racism.

“Although Mayor Bill De Blasio ran on progressives values, nothing in his tenure will attest to his campaign promises,” Newsome stated. “The September 13th vaccine mandate is racist and specifically targets Black New Yorkers. The vaccination passports are modern-day Freedom Papers, which limit the free will of Black people.”

De Blasio’s mandates went into effect September 13, ordering indoor establishments making patrons show proof of vaccination before entering. Businesses can face fines up to $5,000 for not complying. On September 20, the Mayor’s office announced it had already issued 3,200 warnings to businesses in the first week.

Newsome continued, “The vaccination mandates infringe upon the civil liberties of the Black community…It’s more than where we can dine or enjoy entertainment, it will result in loss of income. As of Monday, September 27, Black health care workers and educators will lose their jobs.”

Newsome’s concerns for minorities and repercussions such as losing jobs is the same reasoning hundreds of groups and unions across the country have stood up against Biden’s vaccine mandate. Postal workers, Police unions, Nurse Unions and Hospital administrators are all amongst those expressing outrage.

Newsome says De Blasio’s actions are a direct attack on black Americans, and he “chose to disenfranchise and force the very people who elected him into poverty and second-class citizenship.”

She explained that de Blasio is, “fully aware of the hesitancy and distrust people of African descent have about vaccination and their interactions with government and law enforcement.” Newsome concluded, “the vaccination passport will not be a free pass to racism. Our organization pledges to demonstrate until the vaccine mandate is abolished.”

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