Tag Archive for Protests

The Real “Snowflakes” are Republicans and the Alt-Right Crowd

Since the election of Donald Trump as president, there’s been considerable denegration of liberals, progressives and Democrats by Trump fans and the Alt-Right who’ve resorted to derogatory language to insult us.  The terms “Snowflakes” needing a “safe space” often turn to acronyms like SJW for “Social Justice Warrior” or “cuck” as short for “cuckhold” to…

Cowards at Mimi Walters Office Closed Shop Early

This photo says it all; 400 people went to Congresswoman Mimi Walter’s Irvine office this afternoon.  Doors locked.  Staff gone.  Cowards….. an Update:  Here’s TV coverage of the protests and Mimi wasn’t the only Congressional rep in OC to shutter offices Tuesday;  Rep. Dana Rohrabacher closed his office early as well. Photo credit to Robert Goldberg.

Showdown in Anaheim Tonight

We’re hoping that today’s special City Council meeting in Anaheim to decide whether to place two initiative proposals to amend the city charter on the November ballot doesn’t erupt into violent protests similar to those which disrupted a council meeting earlier this month. Mayor Tom Tait has set the meeting to be held at 4 p.m. in the Anaheim High School Cook Auditorium.

Anaheim: A Not So Happy Place

At 9 p.m. officers ordered protesters in Anaheim to disburse, declaring an unlawful assembly. Soon after, police started firing pepper-spray bullets at the feet of protectors, as well as bean-bag projectiles into the crowds. In response, some protesters began to vandalize public and private property including breaking out the windows of a near by Starbucks.

Baseball Trumps Politics in Anaheim

I was able to score four tickets for Tuesday’s night’s All-Star Game at Angels Stadium, and got there about 3:30 PM.  As my son and I wandered around the front of the stadium, there were two small protests going on.  A series of religious signs were scattered in a haphazard manner and then there was…

Demonstration in Irvine to Protest Violence in Iran

More than 1,000 people, mostly Iranian-Americans, gathered  for a second time at the corner of Barranca Parkway and Jamboree Road in Irvine on Sunday to demonstrate support for the protesters in Iran.  Sunday their peacefull demonstration was to highlight the violent crackdown on protesters in Tehran expressing their displeasure with the decision of Iran’s Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei to…