Grind for March 9th
“Sometimes the questions are complicated and the answers are simple.” – Dr. Seuss
Armed Minneapolis Residents Are Patrolling Their Own Neighborhoods As City Moves To Defund Police
Minneapolis residents have begun patrolling their own neighborhoods after violent crime across the city surged in the aftermath of George Floyd’s death in late May.
The patrols, some armed, are part of a largely grassroots efforts to protect neighborhoods, businesses, and residents from rioters and criminals. Some groups have constructed barriers at the entrance to their neighborhoods and control who can enter, according to The Wall Street Journal.
The Minneapolis Police Department has emphasized that, though elected officials and some protesters are pushing to defund law enforcement, officers remain on patrol throughout the city. The department approves of neighborhood watch groups working in coordination with police and emergency services as long as the watch groups avoid vigilantism and do not set up autonomous zones like the recently abolished one in Seattle.
“We have long supported neighborhood patrols. All laws must be obeyed by those engaging in these patrols,” Minneapolis police spokesman John Elder told WSJ. Read more…
Google Engineer Arrested at Portland Riots
With a virtual monopoly on search traffic, Google has the ability to effectively create and present their own reality to those searching on their platform. While this is something Google would never admit to, there’s evidence they probably altered search results during the 2016 election to make them more favorable to Hillary Clinton and less charitable to Donald Trump.
Of all political donations made by employees at Google (or more specifically, their parent company Alphabet”), 88% went to Democrats and 12% to Republicans.
As evidenced by one recent arrest, these tech employees literally in control of the information you search for aren’t your father’s Democrats either. They’re radicals.
While a single mainstream outlet has yet to report on the arrest, The Post Millennial’s Andy Ngo reported that over the weekend 32-year-old Google engineer Zachary Ames Trudo was arrested at the antifa riot in Portland, which has now gone on for 60 days straight.
While the riots in Portland (like many others nationwide) initially begin in response to the death of George Floyd, Floyd’s family quickly denounced violence and looting. Read more…
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