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Today, the Proud Boys have organized an 'End Domestic Terrorism' rally in Portland in which it appears they're gearing up to replicate Charlottesville. PLEASE stay away from this, it's NOT what #TheResistance is about! #SaturdayThoughts usatoday.com/story/news/nat…
If you're looking for a way to meaningfully protest today, skip the Portland/Proud Boys mess and find a @MomsDemand Recess Rally against Gun Violence today instead. Here's the link for locations of that purposeful action. #SaturdayMotivation
act.everytown.org/event/august-r…
Trump has (of course) weighed in on the Portland rally to be held by Alt-Right & Neo-Nazi groups, including Proud Boys. In fact, he appears to be concerned @ the Antifa group disrupting them, & has threatened to designate Antifa an "Organization of Terror' thedailybeast.com/trump-suggests…
2-Trump really IS losing his mind: "President Trump took to Twitter on Saturday to say he is considering having the antifascist protest group known as antifa designated a “organization of terror.” The president’s tweet singling out antifa comes as far-right groups plan to rally
3-"against protests in Portland, Oregon later in the day. In a tweet, the president said “major consideration” was being given to designating the collection of left-wing groups a terrorist organization, adding, “Portland is being watched very closely. Hopefully the Mayor will be
4-"able to properly do his job!” City authorities had warned they feared violence at the rally—as well as clashes between antifascists and right-wing protesters—after conservative organizers made social media posts reading “death to antifa” and “get your gun license.”
5-"It was unclear Saturday morning how volatile the protests would become, but arrests and groups dropping out in recent days have complicated things." ~D.B.
Today is not going to be a good day in Portland.
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