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Sunday, August 13, 2017

Counter-protesters and medics rushed to help the lone victim who died during a peaceful Charlottesville protest disrupted by a madman with a sports car on Saturday. Friends and relatives identified the slain 32-year-old woman as Heather Heyer, a paralegal with the Miller Law Group. ... The man believed behind the wheel, 20-year-old James Fields Jr., sped the mangled sports car away in reverse. He was arrested and charged in the attack, just hours after standing alongside members of the Vanguard America hate group during the rally.

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Can one of you lawyers tell me why he is only charged with 2nd degree murder?

Didn't I hear on law and order, 'intent follows the bullet'?

If you accelerate into a crowd of people, isn't that premeditation.

#1 | Posted by kudzu at 2017-08-13 10:00 AM | Reply

Vanguard America's website:

AMERICA IS UNDER ATTACK

Democracy has failed in this once great nation. Brought to its knees by decadence, America now faces the greatest threat in its history. Our people are subjugated while an endless tide of incompatible foreigners floods this nation every year. If current trends continue, White Americans will be a minority in the nation they built. It's time to take a stand.

bloodandsoil.org

Gee, I can't imagine why these people think Trump and his administration are on their side.

#2 | Posted by Gal_Tuesday at 2017-08-13 10:40 AM | Reply | Newsworthy 4

#1 And add to the mix intentionally backing up to cause more injuries. No rational person would condone this act. Just as no rational person would call the group Trump ferals.

#3 | Posted by gracieamazed at 2017-08-13 10:45 AM | Reply

"Just as no rational person would call the group Trump ferals."

Serious question, Gracie: why not?

#4 | Posted by Gal_Tuesday at 2017-08-13 10:48 AM | Reply

no rational person would attack the anti fascists in the crowd on a blog and defend neo nazis. but that's our babbles.

#5 | Posted by Alexandrite at 2017-08-13 10:54 AM | Reply

#4 The very same reason I unfriended people for calling Obama supporters evolution failures. If that is what a person is reduced to, clumping ALL people into one category well that is damn scary and is exactly why yesterday happened. Think about it.

#6 | Posted by gracieamazed at 2017-08-13 10:55 AM | Reply | Newsworthy 1

#6 Oh, I misunderstood your statement. I don't think any rational person should call all Trump supporters feral either, but I do think there are some Trump supporters, the White Supremacists and Neo-Nazis, e.g., who could qualify.

#7 | Posted by Gal_Tuesday at 2017-08-13 11:05 AM | Reply

All Trump supporters=deplorables, no.

Some Trump supporters=deplorables, yes.

#8 | Posted by Gal_Tuesday at 2017-08-13 11:06 AM | Reply

#8 Enough to put into a very, very large basket. If you support him at this point, however, save the trouble and just jump in the basket.

#9 | Posted by bocaink at 2017-08-13 11:09 AM | Reply | Newsworthy 1

#7 And the same could be said of some Obama supporters taking it to the extreme going against what President Obama believed or that of most of his supporters. Yesterday was UGLY and should be a wake up call to both sides. As long as labeling people as a whole is still accepted the problem will get worse not better for both sides.

#10 | Posted by gracieamazed at 2017-08-13 11:14 AM | Reply

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Gracie, seriously? You want to claim equivalence to name calling and murder?

#11 | Posted by oldwhiskeysour at 2017-08-13 11:16 AM | Reply

#11 It starts somewhere. And you are missing my point.

#12 | Posted by gracieamazed at 2017-08-13 11:18 AM | Reply

#12
i think a lot of people are missing your point. to me you appear to blame the left for this.

#13 | Posted by cjk85 at 2017-08-13 11:34 AM | Reply

The right has been in denial of its racist sect for years. Most all discussion of it are dismissed as playing the "race card". Now that the racist sect feels empowered to vocalize their racism on a undeniable scale, the right wants to act as though they're unworthy of serious consideration and just brush them back under the carpet.

#14 | Posted by memyselfini at 2017-08-13 11:44 AM | Reply

"It" starts by bringing some bothsiderism grievance into a thread posted to memorialize the brief life of an American citizen whose death was perpetrated by someone who stood with Vanguard America hours before committing her senseless murder and injuring numerous others for absolutely no reason at all but for his own blind hatred and bigotry. He will now be praised as both a martyr and victim by many who will see nothing wrong with his actions outside of the fact more "deserving" people weren't harmed or killed. You can read it on their sites right now if one wants to wallow through such filth.

Don't get this twisted because the arrow of blame only points in one direction.

#15 | Posted by tonyroma at 2017-08-13 11:44 AM | Reply

It's time to face some demons.

#16 | Posted by memyselfini at 2017-08-13 11:46 AM | Reply

It's time to send them back to hell. Whatever happened to 2nd Amendment solutions? Power is the only language they understand.

Of course I'm being facetious, but it wouldn't be if it was the other way around. Seriously though, the must be put down...not literally but emphatically politically, and now!

#17 | Posted by bocaink at 2017-08-13 11:50 AM | Reply

Learn more about Vanguard America:
www.adl.org
bloodandsoil.org

The group's own website says it represents "American Fascism" and identifies openly with Nazis, opposing minorities, Jews, gays, leftists, and immigrants, and adopting the Nazi phrase "blood and soil" for its website URL. You know, Nazis being "liberal" and all.

Be sure to check out the VA's Twitter page, which lists its followers, many of whom express strong support for Donald Trump: twitter.com

#18 | Posted by cbob at 2017-08-13 01:19 PM | Reply

#18

The hoods are off, and Trump made that possible. One can find them thanking him all over their sites for the last year.

Trump was popular among the rwing in general because he is not conventional closeted white authoritarian nationalist xenophobe like the usual GOP primary candidate, he is an overt one.

And that makes him a hero to the White Power movement.

#19 | Posted by Corky at 2017-08-13 01:32 PM | Reply | Newsworthy 2

Just as no rational person would call the group Trump ferals.

"Ferals" is an accurate term to describe the white supremacist Trump supporters in Charlottesville chanting bigoted hate slogans and engaging in violence. They came from all over the country to spread hate and cause trouble.

There are much worse words that could be used to describe them.

#20 | Posted by rcade at 2017-08-13 01:39 PM | Reply

I've heard from Federalist that if she hadn't been protesting, she wouldn't have been there to get run over.

So it's her fault, when you think about it.

"If the anti's never showed up no one would of been hurt."
#51 | POSTED BY FEDERALIST
www.drudge.com

#21 | Posted by snoofy at 2017-08-13 03:42 PM | Reply

So it's her fault, when you think about it.

You can almost feel the throngs sifting her garbage looking for some kind of dirt for the smear campaign.

#22 | Posted by REDIAL at 2017-08-13 03:46 PM | Reply | Newsworthy 2

Here it is from Daily Stormer without link:

Heather Heyer: Woman Killed in Road Rage Incident was a Fat, Childless 32-Year-Old ----
But don't forget according to our POTUS "many sides" are part of the problem....

#23 | Posted by tonyroma at 2017-08-13 07:09 PM | Reply | Newsworthy 4

#23

And fascists wonder, apparently sincerely wonder, why people dislike them.

#24 | Posted by Zed at 2017-08-13 08:14 PM | Reply

"Road rage incident"?

#25 | Posted by Zed at 2017-08-13 08:16 PM | Reply

Soon, it will not even be road rage. Just a bunch of stupid pedestrians blocking his right of way.

#26 | Posted by snoofy at 2017-08-13 10:50 PM | Reply

#23

Wow Tony, it's real. I really thought you were spoofing. Holy bleep! Worst 'humans' ever.

#27 | Posted by bocaink at 2017-08-14 01:16 AM | Reply

Lots of broad-brush painting here. A psychotic POS plows into a group of people and a woman is killed. And so all Trump voters are blamed.

This will be a thread to keep handy next time some Muslim guy drives a truck into a crowd, killing fifty. Again.

#28 | Posted by WhiteDevil at 2017-08-14 01:45 AM | Reply | Newsworthy 1

A psychotic POS plows into a group of people and a woman is killed. And so all Trump voters are blamed.

#28 | POSTED BY WHITEDEVIL

Not exactly, just the ones who continue to defend the alt-right or whitewash their actions, like yourself.

#29 | Posted by memyselfini at 2017-08-14 02:08 AM | Reply

Lots of broad-brush painting here.

No one is painting anything here. These neo-Nazis, KKK, and white supremacists openly align themselves with the GOP and President Trump. They say it, they dress it, and they scream it along with every other vile, divisive, racist and bigoted ideal they openly espouse. They feel at home inside the GOP and proudly claim that the President "they" elected and support agrees with their cause.

No one is has ever said that every single Trump supporter also agrees with these sentiments, but if those people don't open their mouths and condemn such a perversion of GOP beliefs, then in silence they give comfort and aid to such inclusion.

No one is broad-brushing but for those ignoring the very ideals our parents and grandparents fought a world war to wipe from the face of this planet starting almost 80 years ago. This should not be a controversy, it should be a wake up call to people like yourself who'd rather blame the victims than condemn those advocating violence and anti-American ideals that have no place in any rational political conversation inside this nation.

As we heard from Republicans recently, "We built that" and for once the answer is unequivocally "Yes, you did". Now tear it down from within your own party for the sake of this nation's peaceful well being and future.

#30 | Posted by tonyroma at 2017-08-14 07:03 AM | Reply | Newsworthy 1

--This will be a thread to keep handy next time some Muslim guy drives a truck into a crowd, killing fifty. Again.

And pathetic apologists will call it "work place violence."

#31 | Posted by nullifidian at 2017-08-14 07:15 AM | Reply

Just to think that this entire tragic episode was started by haters over a statue! What is wrong with these people? They need to take responsibility for stirring the pot by imposing their values over others.

A statue is not worth three souls...the haters need to stop pushing the buttons to intentionally cause conflict.

#32 | Posted by Gr8Music at 2017-08-14 07:40 AM | Reply | Funny: 1 | Newsworthy 1

...the haters need to stop pushing the buttons to intentionally cause conflict.

At the very least they should stop ramming cars into crowds of people.

#33 | Posted by REDIAL at 2017-08-14 08:12 AM | Reply

Saw a close friend of Heather's interviewed this morning on CNN. She said Heather wouldn't want Trump to even speak her name. Also said Heather was a big Bernie Sanders fan. Quote: "She loved him."

#34 | Posted by Gal_Tuesday at 2017-08-14 08:36 AM | Reply

Heather Heyer's Last Facebook Post: "If You're Not Outraged, You're Not Paying Attention"

And yet many, including our president, aren't outraged even now.

#35 | Posted by Gal_Tuesday at 2017-08-14 08:50 AM | Reply

GR8MUSIC, Nullifidian, and WhiteDevil...terrorist apologists all...and all on the wrong side of history.

#36 | Posted by cbob at 2017-08-14 09:05 AM | Reply

Lots of broad-brush painting here. A psychotic POS plows into a group of people and a woman is killed. And so all Trump voters are blamed.

This will be a thread to keep handy next time some Muslim guy drives a truck into a crowd, killing fifty. Again.

POSTED BY WHITEDEVIL AT 2017-08-14 01:45 AM | REPLY | FLAGGED NEWSWORTHY BY NULLIFIDIAN

--This will be a thread to keep handy next time some Muslim guy drives a truck into a crowd, killing fifty. Again.

And pathetic apologists will call it "work place violence."

#31 | POSTED BY NULLIFIDIAN AT 2017-08-14 07:15 AM

So it's bad to name the very groups of people this psychotic POS just marched with and identify the hatred and division of the ideals they openly espoused and the president they believe holds the same ideals as being connectedly responsible, but it's a-ok to identify and blame the religion of these other named individual actors of violent terrorist acts and holding all other non-aligned members culpable for group responsibility?

I don't need to put a name to this type of projection. Everyone already knows what it is and most stand opposed to such paradoxical idiocy.

#37 | Posted by tonyroma at 2017-08-14 09:08 AM | Reply

--This will be a thread to keep handy next time some Muslim guy drives a truck into a crowd, killing fifty. Again.
And pathetic apologists will call it "work place violence."

How about we condemn all terrorists, foreign and domestic. And how about, in this case, we condemn the right-wing domestic ones:

Since 9/11, right-wing extremists -- almost always white men and frequently white supremacists -- have been far more deadly domestically than Muslim extremists. A study found that in the first 13.5 years after 9/11, Muslim extremists were responsible for 50 deaths in the United States. Meanwhile, "right-wing extremists averaged 337 attacks per year in the decade after 9/11, causing a total of 254 fatalities."

thinkprogress.org

255.

#38 | Posted by Gal_Tuesday at 2017-08-14 09:18 AM | Reply | Newsworthy 1

What about the decade including 9/11?

This thread is newsworthy. I said the guy was a psychotic POS and am then accused of whitewashing, or defending it. Which is a classic deflection. Just like last year as the lot of you said nothing as police were being slaughtered in the streets by other psychotic POS in the BLM movement.

Nothing. Not a peep. Which is a lot less than I just did. Apologists for cop killers. That's you.

Nah. Trump is right. Lots of POS in Virginia over the weekend. Typical of you morons to think 100% of them were on the other side. Stupid.

#39 | Posted by WhiteDevil at 2017-08-14 09:32 AM | Reply

#28 | POSTED BY WHITEDEVIL
"Lots of broad-brush painting here."

I'm sure we can expect you to follow Boaz around with these words, right?

#40 | Posted by TheTom at 2017-08-14 09:34 AM | Reply

"Lots of broad-brush painting here. A psychotic POS plows into a group of people and a woman is killed. And so all Trump voters are blamed."

BS. No one is blaming all Trump voters. The Trump voters in my family don't support what happened on Saturday, but then again, they're not White Supremacists or Neo-Nazis.

#41 | Posted by Gal_Tuesday at 2017-08-14 09:34 AM | Reply

--This will be a thread to keep handy next time some Muslim guy drives a truck into a crowd, killing fifty. Again.
And pathetic apologists will call it "work place violence."

#31 | POSTED BY NULLIFIDIAN AT 2017-08-14 07:15 AM

Newsflash: Muslim extremists are conservative right wingers too.

The right wing is a plague on humanity

#42 | Posted by hatter5183 at 2017-08-14 11:00 AM | Reply | Newsworthy 1

#39...Bull Effing Crap! Everybody was condemning the attacks on police from everywhere imaginable. I know deplorables like you think you can just make ---- up, but selling that turd around here is an affront to the DR and IMO to RCade and the thousands who use the site responsibly.

#43 | Posted by bocaink at 2017-08-14 11:22 AM | Reply

I just don't quite get the attraction of saying this has anything to do with party, it is simply a demented individual who performed a criminal action.

All sides have extremists and these extremists tend to have one hair ball who goes too far.

#44 | Posted by Crassus at 2017-08-14 12:19 PM | Reply

"This will be a thread to keep handy next time some Muslim guy drives a truck into a crowd, killing fifty. Again.

#28 | POSTED BY WHITEDEVIL AT 2017-08-14 01:45 AM"

So someone like me that acknowledges the inherent problem with Islamic scripture, and the majority Muslim values of taking it as infallible word of god for all time, do I get to say that the entire conservative movement has a problem because it has been enabling the dregs of racism for decades?

#45 | Posted by klifferd at 2017-08-14 02:46 PM | Reply | Newsworthy 1

Just like last year as the lot of you said nothing as police were being slaughtered in the streets by other psychotic POS in the BLM movement.

#39 | POSTED BY WHITEDEVIL AT 2017-08-14 09:32 AM

Last year saw the 6th FEWEST police deaths by firearm since 1960. Police are not being slaughtered anywhere in America.

To put it in perspective. 47 police officers were killed by firearms in 2016 out of 1.1 Million active duty officers. That is a rate of 0.04/1000. That is slightly LOWER than the rate that the average population freezes to death each winter.

They are not under siege or in more danger. a quick search on youtube can show you hours and hours of police behaving in the most cowardly ways imageinable

For every police officer shot in 2016, police killed 24.7 people.

www.killedbypolice.net

#46 | Posted by hatter5183 at 2017-08-14 04:16 PM | Reply | Newsworthy 2

An affront! To the the THOUSANDS who use the site responsibly!

That's beautiful

#47 | Posted by WhiteDevil at 2017-08-14 10:12 PM | Reply

WhiteD:
"police were being slaughtered in the streets"

Reality:
"For every police officer shot in 2016, police killed 24.7 people."

LOL

#48 | Posted by snoofy at 2017-08-14 10:43 PM | Reply

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