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WASHINGTON, DC- For anyone who listened to Joe Biden’s words as he spoke at the National Peace Officer’s Memorial in Washington, DC last month, we knew those words rang hollow. What’s the saying…actions speak louder than words?
If that is true, then Biden’s actions since he was installed in the White House speak volumes.
According to Fox News Digital, despite Biden claiming (publicly) to distance himself from the “defund the police” movement, Biden and his administration have in fact had a number of the leading loudmouths in the defund movement visit the White House, according to visitor logs viewed by Fox.
Those logs show a number of activists in the defund movement have been frequent visitors to the White House while meeting with top aides, the logs show.
Biden has claimed to be a supporter of the police, however most police officers are not falling for it. That is especially true given the unhinged radicals who support the movement to defund the police who have been appointed to key positions in his administration.
Last month, Biden signed an executive order on police “reform” that was widely panned by a number of law enforcement groups. Yet according to visitor logs, Biden has lent an ear to those who advocate for defunding police even as crime skyrockets out of control.
For example, Rashad Robinson is president of the left-wing racial justice group Color of Change. Robinson visited the White House last summer, where he met with Cedric Richmond, a top Biden adviser who only recently resigned his position as director of public engagement.
Color of Change was a key group behind the push to “dismantle” the Minneapolis Police Department, which was funded in part by a $500,000 financial windfall from George Soros’ Open Society Policy Center.
“We know that policing doesn’t keep us safe, communities do,” a Color of Change petition read, calling on supporters to force local officials to defund the police. “Policing doesn’t lead to thriving communities, investment does.”
“We must begin to envision the society that functions for ALL of us and we must begin by divesting from and dismantling the systems that unjustly harm black people,” the petition says.
Robinson is also a supporter of convicted cop-killer Joanne Chesimard, aka Assata Shakur, while asking progressive groups to get “bolder” and “louder” in their demands for abolition of police and their “plans for revolution.”
On Assata Shakur's birthday, we celebrate by being bolder in our protests, louder in our demands for abolition and thinking bigger in our plans for revolution.
— Rashad Robinson (@rashadrobinson) July 17, 2020
Chesimard is a former Black Liberation Army leader who conceived and carried out a number of armed robberies in Connecticut and New York. In 1981, the robbery of a Brinks armored car led to the murder of an armed guard and two police officers.
Chesimard was also convicted in connection with the 1973 murder of New Jersey State Trooper Werner Foerster, however escaped from prison and was granted asylum in Cuba by the late strongman Fidel Castro. Chesimard maintains her place on the FBI’s Ten Most Wanted List which carries a $1 million reward for her apprehension.
Robinson is also affiliated with the Marguerite Casey Foundation, a Seattle-based left-wing group which he joined along with the fake governor of Georgia, Stacey Abrams. After both became governors on the foundation, that board unanimously stepped up its anti-police efforts.
That foundation was also noted on the visitor’s log, with Carmen Rojas, president and CEO of the foundation who is also a rabid defund the police zealot, visiting the White House in December 2021. She met with Nia Page, a special assistant to Richmond before she left last month to join the Democratic National Committee.
“We must be unwavering in our commitment to freedom,” Rojas tweeted in April 2021. “The best way to realize it is to defund the police and support abolition. Period.”
So many people are twisting themselves into word pretzels. They say we need justice in one breathe & not all police are bad in the next. We must be unwavering in our commitment to freedom. The best way to realize it is to defund the police and support abolition. Period.
— Carmen Rojas, PhD 🐜 (@crojasphd) April 16, 2021
In May 2020, just after George Floyd’s overdose death in Minneapolis, Rojas tweeted out a quote from an article which read:
“Abolishing police unions as part of the broader fight to defund, demilitarize, and ultimately dismantle the U.S. police force as it currently exists. Labor leaders should seize upon this crucial moment to full embrace this aim—and some already have.”
“abolishing police unions as part of the broader fight to defund, demilitarize, and ultimately dismantle the U.S. police force as it currently exists. Labor leaders should seize upon this crucial moment to fully embrace this aim—and some already have.” https://t.co/1WElivGzHK
— Carmen Rojas, PhD 🐜 (@crojasphd) May 30, 2020
Rojas’s foundation not only advocates for defunding and abolishing police, but also has given millions of dollars to woke college professors and others who advocate for the abolishment of prisons, while teaching anti-Capitalist propaganda.
Yet another anti-police zealot who showed up on the visitor logs is Latosha Brown, co-founder of Black Voters Matter and a civil rights activist. Brown has also called for defunding the police.
In July 2021, Brown visited Vincent Evans, according to the visitor logs. Evans worked in Kamala Harris’s office before leaving to become executive director of the Congressional Black Caucus.
“We are proud to be partner [sic] in the #DemocracyFrontlinesFund, created to leverage millions of new dollars to fund black-led organizers fighting for free and fair elections, and working to defund prisons and police. Learn more: democracyfrontlines.org.”
We are proud to be partner in the #DemocracyFrontlinesFund, created to leverage millions of new dollars to fund Black-led organizers fighting for free and fair elections, and working to defund prisons and police. Learn more: https://t.co/j3B84Fguqp pic.twitter.com/qLGxwYo5nu
— Black Voters Matter (@BlackVotersMtr) September 10, 2020
Not only happy with defunding the police, they also advocated for defunding sheriffs in order to “build voter power.”
There are more than 3,000 sheriffs in the US, nearly all are elected. We are working to defund sheriffs and build voter power. Reimagining the system also comes with taking action!
Vote. Them. Out.
— Black Voters Matter (@BlackVotersMtr) June 4, 2020
In August 2020 Brown promoted an event called a “Defund the Police 1010 Teach-In” event which was facilitated by two other defund the police zealots.
“Earlier this week, after President Biden addressed the nation on voting rights, we urged his administration to prove its commitment to combating voter suppression and lay out a strategy to restore ballot access,” Brown said in a press release addressing her meeting with Harris.
“Today’s meeting with Vice President Harris marked an important step toward building that strategy.”
Fox noted another anti-police activist who visited the Biden White House, Tylik McMillan, who serves as the “National Director of Youth [and] College at Al Sharpton’s National Action Network. He visited the White House four ties between April and December of 2021.
“Police don’t make communities safe, but opportunities make communities safe,” McMillan said in July 2020. “What we’re saying is that a defund to the police is a refund to the people.”
A defund to the police is a refund to the people ✊🏾 Our communities deserve! 📸 Jacqie Q Photography pic.twitter.com/zxPJw6nrHW
— Tylik M. McMillan (@TylikMcMillan) June 16, 2020
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MADISON, WI- We said it in the lead up to the 2020 presidential election, and we will repeat it. Any police officer or member of the military who would vote for Joe Biden needed to have their head examined. Biden confirmed at a CNN Town Hall on Tuesday the reason why our advice was solid.
During that Town Hall hosted by leftist hack Anderson Cooper, Biden made the outrageous claim that former military and former police officers “fuel the growth of white supremacy.” Go back to sleep Joe.
As reported by American Military News, according to Biden, he claims that “studies” have shown that former military and police are contributing to the growth of extremist groups.
Biden cites unnamed “studies” being conducted no doubt by woke, leftist universities making that claim.
“You see what’s happening the studies that are beginning to be done, maybe at your university as well, about the impact of former military, former police officers on the growth of white supremacy in some of these groups,” Biden said.
Name the studies Biden.
Never before have police officers and members of the military been held in such low regard by a presidential administration. We thought it was bad under Obama? Biden says “hold my beer.” What an absolute insult to those who have served their country, risking their lives. What a clown.
Biden claimed he got involved in politics because of civil rights and his opposition to white supremacists such as the Ku Klux Klan, except for his old buddy Sen. Robert Byrd, who started the Ku Klux Klan in West Virginia. In the early 40’s, Byrd recruited 150 friends and associates to form a local chapter of the Klan in West Virginia, according to The Washington Post at the time.
Let’s see how “opposed” to the Klan Biden was.
In a eulogy for Byrd at his 2010 funeral, Biden said of the former Klan member:
“Bishop, Reverend Clergy, Mona and Marjorie, the entire Byrd family—if you didn’t already know it, it’s pretty clear the incredible esteem your father was held in,” Biden said at the beginning of his remarks.
Byrd also filibustered the 1964 Civil Rights Act.
In his remarks, Biden continued to describe Byrd as a “friend,” “mentor” and a “guide.” Wow, Biden was really opposed to the Klan and hate groups, huh?
Biden now refers to white supremacy as “the greatest threat of terror in America.” Not Antifa, which he calls “an idea,” which has been destroying Portland, Oregon and Seattle, Washington almost nightly for eight months.
Not Black Lives Matter, which once again this past week wreaked havoc in New York City, assaulting police officers and harassing diners. No, they’re not a terror threat…retired cops and military members are.
Biden continued, saying, “So I would make sure my Justice Department and the Civil Rights Division is focused heavily on those very folks. I would make sure…we focus on how to deal with the rise of white supremacy.”
Biden then harkened back to one of his debates with former President Trump, saying:
“You may remember in one of my debates from the former president, I asked him to condemn the Proud Boys—he wouldn’t do it. He said ‘stand by, stand ready’ or whatever the phrase exactly was. It is a bane on our existence. It has always been. As Lincoln said, ‘we have to appeal to our better angels.’ These guys are not…they are in fact demented. They are dangerous people.”
Of course, Biden got the Lincoln quote wrong, but at least he didn’t refer to white supremacists as “lying dog-faced pony soldiers.”
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Of course, Biden refused to call out the violence by the aforementioned domestic terror groups, BLM and Antifa because well, they’re his people. As American cities were destroyed, buildings were burned, people were assaulted and cops were being maimed and killed, Biden said nothing.
It was only when polling numbers showed the silence of he and other Democrats was hurting his campaign that he made tepid condemnations of the violence. In other words, Biden is a freaking hypocrite.
Biden was asked about “ongoing threats to our country,” to which Biden said the problem is “complex, it’s wide ranging, and it’s real.”
A report was released by the Pentagon from last October which detailed efforts of the military to keep extremists out of its ranks.
The report, obtained by CQ Roll Call explains measures taken by the Defense Department to remove service members who maintained extremist connections, and also included reviewing an FBI database of extremist tattoos, and by improving security clearance questions.
The report confirmed that neither neo-Nazis or other extremist groups aren’t’ common in the United States military but said service members and veterans were “highly prized” recruits for extremist groups.
So in other words, Biden is proposing a solution to a problem that doesn’t exist, or at least doesn’t exist at a level where Biden needs to throw the entire military, while adding in the police under the bus.
The report said, “Despite a low number of cases in absolute terms, individuals with extremist affiliations and military experience are a concern to U.S. national security because of their proven ability to execute high-impact events.”
It continued, “Access to service members with combat training and technical weapons expertise can also increase both the probability of success and the potency of planned violent attacks.”
Leftists however are jumping on the report. Rep. Pete Aguilar (D-CA), a member of the Defense Appropriations Subcommittee and former member of the House Armed Services Committee will introduce legislation requiring the Defense Department to implement the report’s suggestions.
“What the report made clear is that white supremacists are using our military to further their hateful and violent agenda,” Aguilar said.
“We need further collaboration between agencies like the DoD and FBI to make sure that we’re keeping extremists away from our service members and keeping our communities safe as well.”
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