At one point during his speech, the crowd began cheering “build that wall.” Trump responded, “Now, you really mean ‘finish that wall,’ because we’ve built a lot of it,” though he did not share numbers with the thousands of people in attendance.
by Anna Giaritelli | July 20, 2019 12:00 AM
SAN DIEGO, California — The Trump administration has not installed a single mile of new wall in a previously fenceless part of the U.S.-Mexico border in the 30 months since President Trump assumed office, despite his campaign promise to construct a “big beautiful wall.” Continue reading
Sticks and stones may break my bones but nowadays off-duty posts and/or comments could get me fired.
If you choose to opine about someone via social media consider opining only about someone who is not a member of the government’s protected groups.
√ Approved: Those 3 drunk white guys acted like animals.
X Unapproved: Those 3 drunk black guys acted like animals.
One officer posted a picture of the Confederate flag… Another posted a meme that said, “Death To Islam.” Numerous posts in the database described black men as “animals.”
By Tim Balk
| New York Daily News | Jul 18, 2019 | 10:39 PM
The Philadelphia Police Department plans to fire 13 cops after it launched an investigation last month into racist and violent comments posted by cops on social media. Continue reading
Police have been expecting a bump in the number of shootings once summer hits, but Sunday was a challenge… The department has used an infusion of extra officers, as well as new police officers…
‘Philadelphia Has Gone To Hell In A Handbasket’: City Experiencing Spike In Shootings, Homicides
By Joe Holden June 11, 2019 at 5:34 pm
PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — Philadelphia is experiencing a spike in shootings and homicides as summer nears. In Frankford on Tuesday morning, a 26-year-old man was killed after someone shot him multiple times in the head, chest and legs, and overnight in Southwest Philadelphia, a 14-year-old boy was shot while he was outside with his friends.
In the Frankford homicide, neighbors counted at least a dozen gunshots zipping through the air near Brill and Horrocks Streets. The shooting happened near Ed Kuhn’s home, who is getting frustrated with the amount of shootings in the city. Continue reading
Anti-ICE protesters pull down American flag, raise Mexico flag, vandalize ‘Blue Lives Matter’ flag
By Danielle Wallace | Fox News
Authorities in Colorado restored an American flag to its place Friday evening after protesters demonstrating outside a U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) facility pulled down the star-spangled banner and flew the flag of Mexico in its place.
The protesters also removed a “Blue Lives Matter” flag, honoring law enforcement, spray-painted it with the words “Abolish ICE,” then raised the flag upside-down, on a pole next to the the Mexican flag Continue reading
Cardinal Blase Cupich, the archbishop of Chicago, wrote a letter to Archdiocese priests this month saying, “Threats of broad enforcement actions by ICE are meant to terrorize communities.” He urged priests in the Archdiocese – which serves over 2 million Catholics – not to let any immigration officials into churches without identification or a warrant.
Few signs of expected mass immigration raids
CBS News|1 day ago
There were few reports of unusual activity by immigration agents. The New York Times said instead of one massive, simultaneous sweep, the operation by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement …
The federal government just might maybe attempt to enforce the United States of America’s immigration laws on about 2,000 illegal aliens or 0.000086% of the estimated 23 million illegal aliens living in America. These illegal aliens after having appeared before a judge with their lawyers have been ordered deported but have chosen to ignore those orders. Anyone “detained in the raids will be held in detention centers in Texas and Pennsylvania, but some may end up staying in hotel rooms..”
By Ben Feuerherd
July 11, 2019 | 2:03am
Immigration raids that will targets thousands of undocumented immigrants in cities across the US are scheduled to begin on Sunday, a report said Thursday.
The raids, which are backed by President Trump, will target families who recently crossed into the US and who have been ordered deported, the New York Times reported, citing unnamed officials with knowledge of the plan. Continue reading