WASHINGTON DC – As rioting and looting continues across the country one organization is helping to understand one of the groups behind it. The American Police Officers Alliance has released a facts and FAQ page on Antifa to help Americans understand the dangers of the organization.
The ‘anti-fascist’ organization has becoming increasingly relevant and concerning over the past couple of months.
At Law Enforcement Today, previously reported on Antifa bringing a guillotine into Portland a neighborhood.
WE also covered Antifa’s attack on police officers when rioters filled balloons with human urine and feces and threw them at officers.
Now, the American Police Officer Alliance is fighting back by educating the public.
In a press release on July 22 the American Police Officers Alliance announced the launch of their campaign against Antifa saying:
“American Police Officers Alliance, a national grassroots political organization, launched a campaign this week focused on unveiling and highlighting the facts around the Antifa movement.
American Police Officers Alliance is committed to defending strong police leadership and interests in our nation’s cities.
The prominent rise of the Antifa organization is a top focus for American Police Officers Alliance as it creates a dangerous environment for police officers and other law-abiding citizens.”
The fact page starts with a description of what Antifa is stating:
“Antifa is an anti-fascist political movement that is comprised of many autonomous groups and organizations that support anti-capitalist and anti-authoritarian views.
With having no structural leadership it will make the organization very difficult to combat. Thus efforts to try and stop the organization will be difficult.”
In another section the American Police Officers Alliance outlines the goal of Antifa saying:
“Antifa is an anarchist movement that is currently demanding that police departments are defunded.
According to Holly Rehder:
“Make no mistake, their efforts to disband the police are so there will be no one left to stop them.” They have also planned an anti-government insurgency. Given how they describe the current system, it shows that they want to destroy the system to try and create one of their own.”
In the meantime, Antifa and Black Lives Matter activists are warning rioters to stop sharing videos of protests because it’s getting them arrested:
PORTLAND, OR – We’re getting ourselves arrested! That’s the message of panic suddenly in a video circulating the internet (video can be found below).
In it, an unnamed criminal takes to YouTube to order people to stop posting videos of their actions because police are identifying them.
Her claim is that this is threatening their lives (have not heard yet where there have been any police related deaths from the rioting) but in reality, the officers are arresting them as a result of their crimes.
AntiFA member begs people on TikTok to stop posting videos of #AntiFA and #BLM thugs committing crimes. Because the FBI is scouring social media for them and making arrests! 😂
Post More AntiFA & BLM videos!
Let’s get all these commies arrested! pic.twitter.com/uMtPRwa91F
— The Continental Op (@VQuod) July 4, 2020
Since the death of George Floyd, the mainstream media and democratic leaders have spread the lie that police in the United States are inherently racist and kill black people more than any other race.
This is a flat out lie that is easily disproven when one looks at the facts, as complied by the Washington Post. Out of 5,573 people killed by police since 2015, (with no facts to allow the reader to determine if the shootings were justified or not), police killed 2,523 white people compared to 1,315 black people.
If their spin would be truthful, those numbers would be reversed.
Now their claim is that black people are killed disproportionately then white people by police.
For this argument, they only take into consideration the population amount of each race and run their math numbers from there. Although, they are able to produce what they want, an appearance of black people being targeted, the truth is the breakdown cannot be ignored.
If you look at the racial break up of the United States, there is no arguing that the majority of people are white, and they also represent the majority of people killed by police.
However, without looking at facts, (if that is even the real reason for the rioting), members of Antifa and Black Lives Matter have taken to the streets nightly in Portland alone, causing millions of dollars’ worth of damage to the city.
The cowards from Antifa, truly scared of showing their face while they are attacking police and bullying the crowd, along with Black Lives Matter have injured hundreds of officers through their riots, yet, members of the media claims their actions are peaceful.
These groups have openly called for the defunding and abolishment of police nationwide. When they do not get their way, they burn buildings, destroy anything in their path, and hurl objects at police hoping to injure them.
“Kill a cop, save a life,” “What do we want? Justice! When do we want it? Now! If we don’t get it, burn it down!”
This is the same group, according to the unnamed woman in the video, that says that posting the videos of their crimes places their lives in danger. However, this same group goes off a chant calling for people to “Kill a cop, save a life,” perhaps that means that officers should not be allowed to live.
Apparently Antifa and Black Lives Matter believe that they should be able to destroy buildings, set fires, and injure officers at will without facing any repercussions.
They have come to expect that they will not face charges after an arrest and believe that they are entitled to act the way that they are, like spoiled little children who did not get their way.
The video is absolute proof of that, some self-important child that honestly believes she is doing the right things by committing crimes, thinks she has the ability to demand people stop sharing videos of the crimes on their social media feeds.
She honestly believes that people will listen to her, perhaps she will realize how unimportant she is in the grand scheme of things when she sees that no one, not even her fellow criminals, will be heeding her demands.
“Have we entered the Twilight Zone?” What is happening to America – and is my family safe?
This editorial is by Law Enforcement Today’s National Spokesman Kyle S. Reyes. If it resonates with you… please pass it along. America desperately needs to wake up.
I can’t tell you how many times I’ve heard these exact words in the last couple of months:
“Are we living in the Twilight Zone?”
We are in some incredibly strange – and scary – times.
First, you’ve got the virus. Let’s start there.
I’m a dad of three little girls. And like many of you – there’s nothing in this world I want more than the safety and well-being of my entire family.
But I can’t help thinking that something stinks about the whole thing, and I know I’m not alone.
One month we’re being told masks don’t help. Then we’re being told we all have to wear them.
Then we’re told this thing flies in the air and stays on playgrounds. Then we’re told we don’t really know.
Then we’re told senior citizens are most vulnerable. Then we’re told nursing homes have to take people who have the virus. Then we’re told we can’t believe how many people are dying in nursing homes.
Then we’re told how many people died from it. Then we’re told we just assume they died from it. Then we’re told stop asking questions – just trust us. It’s bad.
Then we’re told you don’t need guns. Then we’re told we’re letting out tons and tons of inmates. Then we’re told don’t worry, we’re keeping an eye on them. Then we’re told whoops we sort of didn’t and they killed people and maybe they’ll go back to jail.
Then we’re told it’s not safe to go to church. Then we’re told the package store and the weed store are fine.
Then we’re told don’t worry – the government will take care of you. Then we’re told if you protest… you’ll be arrested.
Then we’re told it’s cool if you protest as long as it’s in the name of social justice and you throw rocks.
Then we’re told … well, you get the idea. Mask up, shut up, and don’t ask any more questions.
You look across America, and all of a sudden people with the “we love our first responders’ signs in the yard are screaming “abolish the police”. Then they’re pissed that the riots destroyed the package store and want to know why the hell the police didn’t stop them.
You have cops being assaulted with bottles of urine and bricks while police cars are lit on fire… then the cops get in trouble for using tear gas and non-lethal bullets to disperse crowds.
Then you have celebrities and Democrats creating “bail funds” for the criminals who burned down buildings and attacked police.
Then have you good cops defending their own lives and being charged with murder for doing so… at the same time that you have people screaming that cops aren’t trained and a push to defund the police so they can’t afford the training.
What the hell is happening to America? Have we entered the Twilight Zone?
And is my family safe?
Well – no. And no.
We’re not in the Twilight Zone. We’re in the culmination of 90 days of quarantine and nearly four years of Trump Derangement Syndrome.
We’re in the “what happens” when entitled millennials who were never told “no” by their parents decide they’re going to make an “autonomous zone” and Democrats protect them.
We’re at that point in society where we have hit a tipping point… and if we stay the Silent Majority, we’re going to lose America.
Run the scenario of what happens if we lose the police – whether it be through abolishing them, defunding them, or them all walking off the job (Atlanta, anyone?).
Here’s what happens.
The only people who can afford protection are those with money. Policing becomes privatized.
School shooters? There’s nobody to stop them, because insurance won’t protect the private security companies from engaging them.
Speeding tickets are handed out like candy, because it’s a revenue stream.
Low income minority communities get no protection. Middle class communities get very little protection. Total disaster.
Of course some families will be more safe than others – even those with less money. Why? Because they have guns. But of course in many liberal states, the second they use that gun to protect their family, their life is essentially over.
And so how exactly do we fix it? How do we stop America from going over the edge?
Well first – we need to check the emotion at the door and start having calm, rational conversations. Which is, of course, incredibly difficult to do because you are shamed for having a brain and using common sense if you aren’t toting the “Black Lives Matter” mantra.
And I get it – I do. I’ve got family members who are so radical, indoctrinated and anti-police right now that they are attending rallies and not talking to us. It’s sad. We need to understand that some people are just so desperate to be relevant and find attention that they’ve turned into sheep.
Next up… we need to understand what’s really happening in America.
And that’s where I want to rehash an old article that many of you might have missed… but desperately need to read.
We are in the fight of our lives. For our families. For our country. And for the very values that this country was founded upon.
I, [name], do solemnly swear that I will support and defend the Constitution of the United States against all enemies, foreign and domestic; that I will bear true faith and allegiance to the same; that I take this obligation freely, without any mental reservation or purpose of evasion; and that I will well and faithfully discharge the duties of the office on which I am about to enter. So help me God.
It’s something that you don’t really consider when you’re young. You can do anything. You’re invincible.
But as we grow older, we start considering that mortality.
It’s time we start considering the mortality of America.
I spend a substantial amount of time working in two different arenas – the world of law enforcement and the business world.
By day, I run a marketing agency. Among the areas we work in, we do extensive work in the firearms industry. My travels take me across the country – often to some of the most rural parts of America.
By night, I am the National Spokesman for Law Enforcement Today. I’m not a police officer. I was tapped because I can do one thing cops can’t do. I can give them a voice. I can run my mouth and no agency can fire me.
That travel that I referenced – both in the business world and supporting the LE world – has afforded me countless opportunities to work side by side with some of the greatest patriots in America.
My closest friends are either in law enforcement or either active or retired members of some of the most elite military forces in America.
And from our greatest warriors to our everyday citizens… I can tell you the underlying fear that so many are thinking about – and that’s the seemingly inevitable collapse of society if we don’t make some monumental changes.
As a Christian, I believe we are in the middle of some serious spiritual warfare. But you don’t have to be a Christian to understand that the very soul of America is under attack right now. And the rapid erosion of the Thin Blue Line has us sitting on a powder keg.
Historically, if you look at the collapse of some of the greatest empires in the world, it happened from within. Simply put, it raises the distinct danger that America won’t be conquered by foreign enemies … but rather from domestic ones.
When historians say that an empire fell, it means that the central state no longer exercised its broad power. That happens either because the state itself ceased to exist or because the state’s power was reduced as parts of the empire became independent of its control.
It typically doesn’t happen because of a single cause, but rather a long process. The main factors that historically lead to imperial collapse are:
- Economic issues
- Social and cultural issues
- Environmental issues
- Political issues
Now none of these factors are causes in and of themselves, but rather are ways to categorize causes.
What that means is you wouldn’t make a determination that Rome fell because of politics, but rather you’d explore political factors to understand the collapse. And in those issues are warning signs for us as Americans.
That brings me to the threat we face today.
Have you ever heard of something called the Cloward-Piven strategy? It’s not exactly something the mainstream media talks about… but it’s something you need to be aware of, because it’s what we’re facing in America today.
American sociologists and political activists Richard Cloward and Frances Fox Piven created the political strategy in 1966. The idea behind it is to overload the U.S. public welfare system to create a crisis that would lead to a replacement of the welfare system with a socialist system of “a guaranteed annual income and thus an end to poverty”.
If that doesn’t describe what we’re seeing from Democrats who are running for POTUS right now, I don’t know what does. But it’s a much bigger threat than you might realize. That’s because it’s so incredibly pervasive. It’s poisoning the very roots of America.
And it calls to mind the words of Jefferson:
“The tree of liberty must be refreshed from time to time with the blood of patriots and tyrants. It is it’s natural manure.”
We are seeing groups here in America demanding open borders. Demanding the decriminalization of crossing into our country illegally.
At the same time, across our great country, we are seeing the CRIMINALIZATION of law enforcement.
It’s gotten so bad in states like the People’s Republic of California and Connecticut that we’re seeing the crash and burn of morale in law enforcement.
We’re seeing agencies desperate for officers, because as more and more retire (or count down the minutes to retirement), we see a deficit in the number of incoming recruits. After all, why would you want to live a life of service when you’re just going to be attacked for that service?
We see political activists masquerading as police chiefs. We see them working hand in hand with liberal politicians to not only attack the rights of law-abiding citizens, but also to destroy the morale of their own departments. We watch as they flat out disrespect the oath of office they took and put officers in no-win situations.
If I were to design a road map for how to collapse America, starting with law enforcement, here’s what it would look like.
Step one: Divide the protectors.
The refusal to allow rank and file patrol officers to cooperate with federal law enforcement to uphold the law. It’s a slap in the face to Americans and it’s a dereliction of duty. It’s also a clear and intentional move to create a divide between local, state and federal law enforcement. Divide the protectors… conquer a society.
Step two: Divide the supporters.
Force officers to choose between enforcing unconstitutional legislation like Red Flag laws, which deny citizens of their right to due process… and providing for their own family.
Make cops the bad guys. Take the people who have historically supported law enforcement and convince them that cops are now the enemy. Divide the supporters… conquer a society.
Step three: Remove their protection
Make cops afraid to be cops. Encourage disrespect on them like water bucket attacks. Don’t go after the criminals who attack them. When officers arrest criminals, let them back out on the street within hours because a liberal judge determined that the violent suspect with a lengthy criminal history isn’t actually a threat. Then threaten law enforcement officers that if they do their job, they’ll be investigated. That if they have to fight for their lives, they’ll end up being charged. Remove both their desire and their ability to police.
Step four: Flood America
By some estimates, one million people will make illegal entry into America this year.
There are fewer than 850,000 law enforcement officers in America. Do the math.
Now let criminals create havoc in society but instead of deporting them or actually cracking down on crime, let Americans know that the real problem is guns owned by law abiding citizens and pass legislation to take away their rights.
Step five: Destroy our homes
Own the media. Own Hollywood. Force feed Anti-American, socialist and communist policies into our homes and our education system. Convince our children that right is wrong and wrong is right. Take God out of society, destroy the family structure and teach everyone that the solution to your problems is in the form of pills, porn and the government.
Step Six: Bypass Congress for gun control
Have “private businesses” like Dicks and Walmart determine what you can and can’t buy. Allow Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Google, YouTube, LinkedIn and snap determine what you can see and what you can say… because it’s not a violation of the 1st Amendment if it’s done by private enterprise.
Step Seven: Use “social justice” to vilify love of country
Take every patriotic American who wants to see a better country for their children and call them a racist, etc. if you don’t agree with them. Then mass report them on social media to make sure their accounts are cancelled and their voices are shut down.
Then say you think they’re a threat and have a judge determine that combat veterans and our nation’s greatest warriors need to be disarmed because of post-traumatic stress. Then force officers to go to war with their own brothers and sisters.
It’s happening right in front of our eyes. And it’s starting with a full onslaught against our law enforcement officers in every way, shape and form.
Want to save America? We need to start by understanding the enemy. And sometimes the biggest threat that an empire faces is the enemy within.
In case you missed it… here’s a letter from the founder of Law Enforcement Today on what you need to know… and how LET is fighting back. We hope you’ll get in the fight.
When I founded Law Enforcement Today, I did it during a time where freedom of speech still existed.
A time when the ability to market and advertise your company wasn’t infringed by bigger companies that control the media space and decide who does and doesn’t get a voice based on their own political perspectives.
Sadly, that time has come to an end. Which is why our family at Law Enforcement Today has no choice but to step forward to fill that void and begin advocating for people and companies that are being actively silenced.
We’ve received word from some of our partners in the firearms and tactical industry that Google is actively shutting down advertising accounts of companies in the firearms accessories and tactical space.
Let’s be clear – we’re not talking about companies selling guns.
One such company, for example, is Inforce. They make weapon mounted lights that are used by departments like the FBI, NYPD, LAPD, Boston PD, CBP and others. Widely recognized as being both an LE and a consumer brand that helps make people safer… they are now shut down by Google.
They are a company spending six figures on advertising their products to consumers on the search engine, and now they’ve been shut down.
Here’s the message they received:
“Google, despite our ads having run without issue, now insists that weapon-mounted lights do not fall into the “increasing safety” clause of their violent content policy, therefore they cannot approve our ads. This is regardless of the ad copy wording because the landing page contains policy-violating content (the weapon-mounted light products). Google is having to crack down on what qualifies as a ‘safety-enhancing’ accessory as a result of the backlash they have received following recent shootings in the US.”
Bing, another search engine, also shut down the ad account because the flashlights have “a line related to weapons.”
Please understand that we’re using Inforce as just one example of our many partners who have come to us about this attack in the recent weeks since the Dayton and San Antonio shootings.
Inforce, like many other partners of ours, moved to Google advertising after their ad account was shut down on Facebook and Instagram. Although the platforms explicitly allow for the “advertising of weapon-mounted lights”, they still shut down the ad accounts as they move to remove all firearms and tactical related advertising from their platforms.
Think about this for a minute. Where do you do your searching for products and brands? If you’re like most Americans, it’s Google, Facebook and Instagram.
When the three biggest platforms decide it’s time to attack the industry and the Second Amendment, it has the potential to be catastrophic. It’s, in effect, gun control through censorship. And it’s an attack that’s going to continue to spread.
We at Law Enforcement Today want to make our stance very clear.
We strongly and firmly stand behind the Second Amendment, companies that keep civilians and law enforcement officers safe through products and innovation, and the men and women who serve and protect our communities and our country.
We are launching a new series of options to help our partners and other patriotic businesses to be able to connect with consumers. While we can’t replace Google, Bing or Facebook – we sure can provide options to ensure that these companies and our brothers and sisters have a voice.
We welcome with open arms companies in the firearms and tactical industries and are proud to offer them options to get their products to market. We’re also proud to stand beside organizations like NSSF, which runs SHOT Show, along with the Anteris Alliance, to make sure that the companies they represent have a massive voice.
Now to the consumer side of things.
We started noticing the problems a couple of years ago. Social media was scaling back the reach of content that it didn’t believe people should see.
Not that there was anything offensive about it. We’re talking about pro-police videos, stories about patriotic Americans and more.
And from our perspective, that created a huge problem. We have some of the greatest warriors in the world. Yet their voices and their stories were being buried.
The mainstream media, on the rare occasion that it would tell some of these stories, would give you only a piece of them. They’d cram as much as they could into a 90 second segment, slap their bias on it and that was it.
We needed to fix it. And so we are.
Law Enforcement Today (LET) is proud to announce the beta launch of LET Unity – a new home focused on bridging the gap between civilians and civil servants. We’ve merged with The Whiskey Patriots to massively expand content, rolling out hundreds of videos to members.
Many of those in our focus groups dubbed it the “Netflix of the law enforcement community”. But the truth is, it’s so much more.
The first officer in the door at the Pulse nightclub shooting.
Emergency responders from the Parkland shooting.
The bomb squad that responded to the Aurora movie theater massacre.
Survivors of the Dallas five killings.
The first Marine Guard hostage in the Iran crisis.
The CIA agent who started a counter human trafficking company.
World War II veterans.
And so, so much more.
The membership is less than the cost of two coffees a month, and those who sign up for an annual membership will get some surprise bonuses in the mail. We decided to charge a nominal fee so we could take all of the proceeds and reinvest them into capturing more of these stories.
On top of that, we’re opening up the platform to some well-known podcasters who are going to be joining the team with some incredible content soon.
We have a problem in society. Censorship has created an existential threat to democracy. But even worse is the risk we run that some of these incredible stories of patriotism, hope, faith and our Sheepdogs would be lost.
We’ve launched a series of content with Concerns of Police Survivors (C.O.P.S.) to share the stories of survivors.
We will also be dropping a weekly law enforcement focused newscast that addresses some of the most important topics in the country… and helps bridge the gap between those who serve and those whom they serve.
The beta platform is live and the apps for Apple, Android, Apple TV and Roku are up.
We hope you’ll join us in this journey, knowing that your membership is going to give a voice to those who have been silenced for so long.
If you are one of the many companies out there that’s being censored – or you’re worried about what’s to come – don’t hesitate to reach out today. I can be reached at [email protected]
We will not be silenced. You shouldn’t be either.
God bless you all, and God bless America.
Captain Robert Greenberg
Founder, Law Enforcement Today
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