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by | Jul 18, 2020

It’s Saturday, May 30, 2020, and thousands of protesters glut the Seattle streets. By mid-afternoon the mob grows to more than 10,000 Black Lives Matter activists, Antifa thugs, and anarchist shock troops. What starts as largely peaceful demonstrations descends rapidly…

by | Jul 10, 2020

We often hear that it is important to lead by example. Lately, the example set by Seattle’s elected leaders has been one of lawlessness, civic breakdown, and broken governance. City leaders ordered police to evacuate a police station and abandon…

by | Jul 5, 2020

Nearly every graduation speaker tells the graduates that they are going to change the country profoundly and irrevocably. Don’t worry, you won’t. For the most part, that’s a good thing. While America is not without its policies that cry for…

by | Jul 2, 2020

It’s finally over. Barring any suicidally brave protesters, the Capitol Hill Occupied Protest (CHOP), formerly known as the Autonomous Zone (CHAZ), is no more. Following almost a month of inaction and apologetics, Seattle Mayor Jenny Durkan declared the self-proclaimed territory…

by | Jun 25, 2020

For almost two weeks now, protesters have been trying to create a parallel country in Seattle’s Capitol Hill area, called CHAZ/CHOP — first the Capitol Hill Autonomous Zone, since renamed the Capitol Hill Occupied Protest. The revolutionaries claim they crave…

by | Jun 19, 2020

The right of the people to peaceably assemble, and to petition the Government for a redress of grievances. — First Amendment, U.S. Constitution “To peaceably assemble.” Protest and Force: Mutually Exclusive. Protest is peaceable. When actions are not peaceable, they…

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