Milan, Italy: Tens of thousands filled the streets to march in favor of immigration and open borders, despite Italy already having the highest number of people acquiring citizenship of any state in the EU. A rally of this magnitude does not happen spontaneously. It requires sponsors, organizers, banner makers, buses, a planning committee, and massive funding – none of which is mentioned in this article. Before you jump to the conclusion that Italy has gone insane, remember that 1.3 million residents of Milan stayed home. –GEG
Tens of thousands took to the streets of Milan to show their support for migrant rights, local media report. “No one is illegal” and “Without borders” were the main slogans of the march.
The demonstration, dubbed “20 May. Without borders” was held in central Milan on Saturday.
The organizers of the rally promised that it would be “a mobilization full of hope” – in particular, “the hope of those who believe in the value of respect for cultural and ethnic differences.”
“A wind of intolerance is defeating us. [We] need to strengthen a migrant reception system based on the involvement of all communities and institutions,” their statement said.
Around 100,000 joined the demonstration, local media report, citing the organizers. Police, however, have not released any official data on the turnout.
A woman, 73, who uses a walker, was blocked and harassed when she tried to put out a fire in a trash barrel. She had made a BLM sign to show her support for the group but discovered the hard way that she was dealing with people who had the destruction of America as their goal, not racial justice.
It is possible that Trump may be the preferred candidate of the deep state because he will have far more support of the American people than Biden would when the President declares martial law. That IS the end game of the deep state. Look up the definition of ‘controlled opposition’ and read it twice.
Both the US Surgeon General and the CDC have flip-flopped on this issue but keep returning to the ‘wear-the-mask’ position, perhaps as a psychological measure to convince the sleeping public convinced that the pretended pandemic is real.
All of these actions are unconstitutional, because they are within the jurisdiction of Congress, not the President. However, the government will argue – and the courts will uphold – the idea that the Constitution is suspended in times of national emergency, which is in the power of the President to declare.
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Columnist Seth Barron says the lawsuit is being used to blame the NRA for the massive 200% increase in shootings, instead of Democrat policies such as releasing prisoners, eliminating bail, restricted police power, and cutting the budget of law enforcement.
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Black Lives Matter protesters, claiming that gentrification by White people has caused destruction of low-income Black communities, sent a letter to local businesses with the alleged goal of increasing diversity but with a more apparent goal of demanding money.
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Ariana Pekary, who worked as a producer on “The Last Word with Lawrence O’Donnell,” quit her job after 7 years with the network and wrote a damning resignation letter, characterizing the cable network as a “cancer” that is dividing Americans, as programming decisions are made according to ratings.
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An official with World Relief said that about 16 governors have submitted written consent, and six of them are Republicans. Doug Ducey, the Republican Governor of Arizona, agreed after receiving a letter supporting resettlement signed by 250 evangelical leaders.
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