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SOCIALISM IN SEATTLE: Councilwoman Blasts Police Chief’s Decision to Resign, Blames ‘Capitalist Class’

posted by Hannity Staff - 8.16.20

Far-left Seattle councilwoman Kshama Sawant ripped the city’s police chief over her decision to resign this week; blaming the “capitalist class” for the region’s rising crime and anti-law enforcement protests.

“They recognize the service [Best] has provided the capitalist class in pushing back against the Black Lives Matter movement at the height of its power,” socialistCouncilwoman Kshama Sawant wrote, according to Seattle’s KIRO-TV.

“Best’s actions, like most police chiefs, & supported by most politicians, were guided at all times by loyalty to the status quo & willingness to do the role of police under capitalism: defend deep inequality through ongoing repression of poor, marginalized, communities of color,” posted Sawant.

 

SEATTLE SPIRALS: Mayor Calls ‘Autonomous Zone’ Anarchists ‘Patriots’ Who ‘Want a Better World’

posted by Hannity Staff - 6.12.20

Local officials in Seattle refused to crackdown on protesters occupying the ‘Capital Hill Autonomous Zone’ Friday; referring to the demonstrators as “patriots.”

“It’s simply not true. Lawfully gathering and expressing first amendment rights, demanding we do better as a society, and providing true equity for communities of color is not terrorism. It’s patriotism,” said Mayor Jenny Durkan, referring to President Trump’s labeling of the protesters as “domestic terrorists.”

Durkan has previously posted that the protest is “a peaceful expression of our community’s collective grief and their desire to build a better world.”

Read the full report at Fox News.

SEATTLE SPIRALS: One Person Killed, Second Injured in Shootings Inside ‘Autonomous Zone’

posted by Hannity Staff - 6.22.20

At least one person was killed and another injured over the weekend after a gunman opened fire inside Seattle’s ‘Autonomous Zone,’ with police confirming they were unable to adequately respond to the incident.

“Seattle police on Sunday continued to pursue their investigation of a shooting in a park in the city’s protest zone which left a 19-year-old man dead and another person critically injured. No arrests had been made,” reports The Guardian.

 

 

“Video released by police appeared to show officers arriving at the protest zone saying they wanted to get to the victim and entering as people yelled that the victim was already gone. Police mostly retreated from the zone after clashes with protesters, KIRO-TV reported,” adds the website.

Read the full report here.

 

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