Oakland restaurant blames arson on ‘ignorant people doing ignorant sh*t’

Those “mostly peaceful” protests following George Zimmerman’s acquittal weren’t so peaceful in Oakland, Calif., where protesters turned to looting, traffic obstruction, vandalism, flag burnings and violent assault to express their displeasure with the jury’s verdict. Oakland’s special brand of “non-violence” went on for days and possibly dovetailed last night with yet another protest...

Oakland photo of the night: Workers line up to guard Dogwood restaurant from Trayvon mob

Can it be any clearer? The social justice mobsters don’t care about working people, independent business owners, private property rights, or the rule of law. They care about destroying things. Just for the hell of it. #Trayvon protesters smashed #Dogwood bar windows and cracked a Flora waiter's head open. Independent...

AFT president offers classroom resources for (profiling-centered) Zimmerman trial discussion

American Federation of Teachers president Randi Weingarten every now and then tweets about teaching, and along with praise for President Obama’s “powerful personal speech today about race,” she linked to some resources for teachers to aid in classroom discussion of the George Zimmerman verdict. Here’s a selection: Unfortunately, a lot...

Waiter injured by ‘Justice for Trayvon’ mob ‘glad to be alive’

As Twitchy reported last night, a waiter shielding the Flora Restaurant in Oakland, Calif., as a “mostly peaceful” mob of “Justice for Trayvon” protesters swept by was struck in the face with a hammer. The San Francisco Chronicle reports that the waiter, Drew Cribley, suffered three cuts on the left side of his face...

Oakland keeps it classy, heckles Mayor Quan at Trayvon Martin vigil

Oakland, Calif., isn’t entirely responsible for the “mostly” disclaimer that’s required when discussing the “mostly peaceful” protests that swept the nation in the wake of the George Zimmerman verdict. Still, plenty were scratching their heads earlier this week wondering how breaking the windows of Men’s Wearhouse and storming Walmart was...

‘Leave George Zimmer alone!’: Oakland rioters smash up Men’s Wearhouse

Picture of the damage done to Men's Wearhouse on Broadway in #Oakland. Shattered glass covering the sidewalk. pic.twitter.com/5e4oamJSIX — Stephanie Chuang (@StephChuang) July 16, 2013 While some Trayvon Martin supporters took to the streets late Monday night to bash in the head of an innocent waiter at an Oakland restaurant...

Trayvon Martin news round-up

Ana Valdes, who writes for the Palm Beach Post, has been live-tweeting the Trayvon Martin rally and commission meeting from Sanford all afternoon, so check out her feed for the latest on the events. https://twitter.com/#!/AnaValdespbp/status/184366801457643520 https://twitter.com/#!/AnaValdespbp/status/184374142785699840 https://twitter.com/#!/AnaValdespbp/status/184375159040393217 https://twitter.com/#!/AnaValdespbp/status/184390772345417728 https://twitter.com/#!/AnaValdespbp/status/184392908995182593 https://twitter.com/#!/AnaValdespbp/status/184407634630287360 https://twitter.com/#!/AnaValdespbp/status/184410096833527808 https://twitter.com/#!/AnaValdespbp/status/184412134430617600 Regarding Trayvon Martin’s family, The Smoking Gun reported...

Protesters call for justice for some guy named ‘Trayon’

While many protesters continue to call for justice for slain teenager Trayvon Martin, others are taking to the streets for some guy named Trayon, according to numerous Twitter reports. 'Justice for Trayon' rallies held across U.S. http://t.co/oeaH7dDlNg — Emily Seedoz (@EmilySeedoz) July 21, 2013 https://twitter.com/katy_swet/status/358883395343884292 Protestas en 100 ciudades por...

Trayvon Martin's parents react to Sean Hannity's interview with George Zimmerman

Trayvon Martin’s parents are making the morning show rounds today to respond to Sean Hannity’s interview with George Zimmerman that aired Wednesday night on Fox News Channel. As Twitchy reported last night, Zimmerman said he prays daily for Trayvon’s parents, Sybrina Fulton and Tracy Martin. He told Hannity, “It was all God’s...

Wonderful: Oakland agitators jump on the burning Baltimore bandwagon [photos]

As if there isn’t enough chaos and anarchy in the streets, here come the social justice mobsters of Oakland to pour fuel on the fire. Yippee. #Baltimore Chief of Police was formerly a Chief of Oakland's PD. This is why we need to end recycling Chiefs who have problematic records...

Oakland’s mayor warns residents about upcoming ICE operation in tweet

Oakland’s mayor, Democrat Libby Schaaf, is under fire after issuing a press release Saturday night warning of an upcoming operation by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement. pic.twitter.com/OJ9oYbTN3s — Libby Schaaf (@LibbySchaaf) February 25, 2018 “My priority is for the well-being and safety of all residents — particularly our most vulnerable,”...

Marshawn Lynch sits for U.S. national anthem, stands for Mexico’s anthem

The Oakland Raiders and New England Patriots are playing in Mexico City today, but the kneeling protests did not stop at the border. Oakland’s Marshawn Lynch, who has been kneeling for the U.S. national anthem all year long did so again Sunday afternoon, but then he stood up while Mexico’s...

Disgusting: More flag burning in Oakland; Protester lights blunt from flames [photos]

In Oakland last night, protesters smashed windows and burned flags over the George Zimmerman verdict. One night later, some protesters were back at it: Photo: Oakland, California demonstrators are flag burning again – pic.twitter.com/vTeY5WnJMH — Matthew Keys (@MatthewKeysLive) July 15, 2013 Protesters burn American flag in Oakland. pic.twitter.com/88bpneZ1kV — John...

Occupy Oakland does what it does best: Destroy things

Nice #PRfail, #OO ! RT @insidebayarea: Police: Thousands of dollars in damage after Occupy Oakland antipolice march http://t.co/RcgvTK7U — Ɠ⊙иƶǾдҡĿдиɗ (@GonzOakland) April 2, 2012 Downtown Vandalism following Weekly "FTP" March http://t.co/LAjPGgqY — Oakland Police Dept. (@oaklandpoliceca) April 1, 2012 From the Oakland Chief of Police: We are investigating numerous reports...

‘Truth hurts’: Geraldo Rivera sympathizes with Mark Cuban’s hoodie comments

Geraldo Rivera took a public relations beating when he suggested that Trayvon Martin’s hoodie might have contributed to his shooting. “His hoodie killed Trayvon Martin as surely as George Zimmerman,” Rivera tweeted in 2012. “Trayvon killed by a jerk with a gun, but black and Latino parents have to drill into...