(RepublicanNews.org) – The country is on edge after months of so-called peaceful demonstrations-turned-riots plagued Democratic-led cities. Things got bad enough that President Donald Trump sent in federal troops to several cities like Portland, Oregon, during the summer months of 2020.
Seven black-clad individuals were recently arrested for their role in the December 31, 2020, vandalism of three federal buildings located in the Democratic-led city of Philadelphia.
Philadelphia Police charged 7 in relation to an #antifa riot on New Years Eve where black bloc militants smashed up federal buildings. They were also carrying a firebomb.
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— Andy Ngô (@MrAndyNgo) January 5, 2021
Local police officials reported a group of about 50 individuals broke windows and spray-painted Antifa-related graffiti on the Robert Nix Federal Building, the US Customs House, and the William J. Green, Jr. Federal Detention Center.
The group also painted “ACAB” on a sheriff’s office vehicle. For those unfamiliar with the term, it means “all cops are bastards” and is believed to have first come into use by striking workers in the 1940s. Its use recently surged with the rise of the Black Lives Matter (BLM) and Antifa movements.
As one might expect, Philadelphia Mayor Jim Kenney is a Democrat. Whether or not that has anything to do with the rise of Antifa elements in the city, it does fit a pattern established in recent months.
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