Good afternoon! In anticipation of a visit from President Biden, who will be in Long Beach later today there are about 20 pro-Recall / Larry Elder supporters and a small group of pro-Biden / Newsom supporters. Some verbal confrontation has already happened, this was sent to me.
One of the protestors says he’s here to give President Biden a “warm welcome,” and gave up his ticket in order to be with the small group for safety.
“John Lewis, we will fight to the bitter end but we will fight,” one pro-Biden/Newsom supporter says.
Long Beach Police Depaerment here now, taking statements and encouraging the pro-Newsom side that both sides should stay on their respective sides.
Situation is resolved- the masked gentlemen has promised to go back to his side. One man (unclear on what side or if he has a side) being given a ride away in LBPD cruiser; I’ll follow up on if escort or detainment later.
One sign hanging on a nearby house says “Hi Joe Friends / Healthcare Please”

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14 Sep
Originally, the several pro-Biden were told to go about 30 feet back from the corner while the pro-Recall group were allowed to remain around 6 feet from the street. One man began explaining Sovereign Citizen views to justify standing closer to another pro-Recall protestor.
Pro-Recall side growing in size as more move from further down the street to Faculty.
Another view of the pro-Recall side of things before the arrival of the President
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13 Sep
Another verbal confrontation between the several Pro-Newsom group and some pro-Recall people. LBPD stationing several more vehicles nearby, as several walk through.
Things getting crazy. Will fill in blanks later. Trump side is on each corner now, police seem to not be able to contain.
(Moving backward a little) As rumors began that President Biden would be going to be going through the intersection of Carson / Faculty, a group of pro-Recall began assembling on the other side.
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12 Sep
Good morning! On a weekday drive, stumbled into a Get Out The Vote event with 2 people against the recall. There were rumors of a counter protest from the right wing but currently two people in support of a no vote in Long Beach.
One counter protestor leaving the area currently. Image
A few pedestrians have stopped by and grabbed pamphlets and/or buttons. A few vehicles (like this one) have shouted obscenities in favor of the recall.
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My 9/11 story:
After quite a few transfers, moves and whatnot I found myself living in an upper middle-class, white dominant suburb of Milwaukee, WI and going to high school the day the towers were hit.
The first image I saw was in a home room or study hall- there was no volume on the television but it was clear that *something* had hit the first tower. Being a very insular community, I remember at that time kids saying “that’s crazy,” then going about their day
The second tower hit during a Math class. Teacher thought it was important to “keep doing things normally,” and proceeded to hand out tests while keeping the television on. Kids took a test while watching images of bodies tumbling down to their deaths and the first tower falling.
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22 Aug
Good afternoon everyone! I’m OTG in Portland, covering a protest / counter-protest. I’ll be doing things a little differently than usual, as Portland is not my home. Expect updates but much slower than usual.
Currently, quite a few people in Bloc waiting at a fountain nearby. Hearing reports that the right wing protestors are (as of now) at a location several miles away.
Ran into @LCRWnews ‘ Abner Hauge. He was kind enough to talk about the situation: outside of one group of three people, there’s been no sighting of any groups associated with the right wing in the park as of yet.
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31 Jul
Good evening! There’s yet another anti mask demonstration outside Harlowe in West Hollywood, which have been going on for several days. As they prepared, there were several crackles that sounded like tasers. Yesterday, the group sent @VPS_Reports to the emergency room.
Here’s a thread with several overlapping videos showing him being surrounded, chased, pushed and struck.
Seeing several in tactical vests, several weopon pouches, several knives among the anti vaccine group. Several obstructing their faces with umbrellas and flag gaiters. Several “lookie loos” nearby.
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