by PAUL SACCA
A demonstration in Washington, D.C., against fossil fuel projects turned violent Thursday when climate change protesters stormed the U.S. Department of the Interior building and occupied a space inside the federal building for hours.
There have been protests this week in Washington, D.C., as part of the People Vs. Fossil Fuels demonstrations, demanding President Joe Biden to declare a national climate emergency and end fossil fuel projects. The activists are fiercely against oil pipelines such as the Line 3 pipeline in Minnesota.
We are at the White House with a clear message.
No. More. Pipelines.@JoeBiden, it's time to #StopLine3 and all fossil fuel projects. #PeopleVsFossilFuels pic.twitter.com/oXlyHH42Bg
— People vs. Fossil Fuels (@FightFossils) October 12, 2021
People of faith are in Washington, D.C. this week to answer the call of Indigenous and frontline water protectors to demand @POTUS place people over fossil fuels. It’s time for the President to pick a side. #PeopleVsFossilFuels #Faiths4Climate #BuildBackFossilFree pic.twitter.com/SXx94g1mqw
— GreenFaith (@greenfaithworld) October 11, 2021
Each day, the protests have different climate change-related themes:
- Monday, October 11: Indigenous Peoples’ Day
- Tuesday, October 12: Fossil fuels are driving the climate crisis
- Wednesday, October 13: Climate chaos is happening now
- Thursday, October 14: We need real solutions, not false promises
- Friday, October 15: We did not vote for fossil fuels (youth-led action)
In the first three days of protests, nearly 300 climate change activists were arrested, according to organizers of the People Vs. Fossil Fuels demonstrations.
The protests escalated to violence during Thursday’s protests when activists attempted to barge into the Department of the Interior building. An Interior Department spokeswoman told the Associated Press that a group of protesters rushed the lobby of the federal building.
Washington Post reporter Ellie Silverman shared video of climate change activists infiltrating the Department of the Interior building on Oct. 14.
“Climate protesters are pushing police, trying to force their way into the Department of the Interior where other activists have made it inside in an attempt to occupy the building,” Silverman wrote on Twitter.
Here’s the scene outside. A Park Police car recently pulled up. Climate protesters are in DC all week demanding Biden to stop approving fossil fuel projects & declare a national climate emergency. Read how Indigenous people are leading this fight https://t.co/urgaAe2IrJ pic.twitter.com/me6cnBV6ht
— Ellie Silverman (@esilverman11) October 14, 2021
People appear to be able to walk through the entrance for a moment, but police are blocking the doorway again. Those inside are sitting in a circle and holding hands. pic.twitter.com/uYI7zxwu1p
— Ellie Silverman (@esilverman11) October 14, 2021
Police and protesters clashed during the confrontation. The police reportedly used Tasers in order to control the crowd attempting to bulldoze their way into the Department of Interior building.
“Some activists are walking away from the doorway hurt, and protesters are yelling for medics to help,” Silverman reported.
“Put the tasers down!” protesters chant at police who are using tasers to clear the crowd around the doorway of the Department of the Interior. Some activists are walking away from the doorway hurt, and protesters are yelling for medics to help. pic.twitter.com/4SvT9tfuYT
— Ellie Silverman (@esilverman11) October 14, 2021
Climate activists took over the space held by the Bureau of Indian Affairs for roughly four hours. This was reportedly the first time since the 1970s that the Bureau of Indian Affairs in Washington, D.C., was occupied. The Indigenous Environmental Network, one of the organizers of the People Vs. Fossil Fuels demonstrations, are demanding the Biden administration abolish the Department of Interior’s Bureau of Indian Affairs.
There were allegedly more than 50 occupiers in the building. Some are seen sitting in a circle on the floor with their hands zip-tied together to make them more difficult to be removed.
BREAKING: Indigenous Leaders are occupying the Bureau of Indian Affairs in DC for the first time since the 1970's. #PeopleVsFossilFuels
INSIDE THE BUILDING: pic.twitter.com/bnvnRE7ZrD
— People vs. Fossil Fuels (@FightFossils) October 14, 2021
Security personnel suffered “multiple injuries” during the clash – including one officer who needed to be transported to a nearby hospital, according to Jim Goodwin, a spokesman for the U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s Federal Protective Service.
Interior Secretary Deb Haaland was reportedly traveling on Thursday and was not in the building during the protest.
Gee i wonder how they got there whats are their signs made from the paint in their signs the clothes they wear who is financing these useful idiots?
56% of likely voters think cheating led to Biden’s, uh “election.”
32% of Democrats believe cheating led to Biden’s “election.”
A THIRD OF DEMOCRATS BELIEVE THEIR GUY CHEATED!!!!!
Biden won nothing.
Dr. Shiva Ayyadurai: 6,545 mail-in ballots with No Envelope, 2,580 Bad Signatures, 1,919 mail-in ballots with no signature, Same person with two Voter IDs
And our resident TDS sufferer (greg)says there is no evidence that there were irregularities in the 2020 election.
Dr. Shiva Ayyadurai, the self-proclaimed “inventor of email”, is a promoter of conspiracy theory. Like Trump, he plays the suckers. “We know, we know, we know,” but he never presents any proof of diddly squat. “There’s a state infrastructure set up to suppress speech.” Really? He just says that, no details necessary. “We did simple, twenty-five minute math.” “We” being the My Pillow guy. Voting machines were able to “multiply a vote by a factor”. WTF is he babbling about? NO problems have been documented with voting machines.
Meanwhile: Texas school leader tells teachers to ‘balance’ Holocaust books with opposing views –
A top administrator in Southlake, Texas, last week advised teachers that if they have a book about the Holocaust, they should have a book from an “opposing” perspective, NBC News reported, citing an audio recording.
Gina Peddy, Carroll Independent School District’s executive director of curriculum and instruction, made the comment during a training session on which books were allowed in classroom libraries. A staff member secretly recorded the meeting and shared it with NBC.
“Just try to remember the concepts of [House Bill] 3979,” Peddy said during the meeting, referring to a new Texas law that requires educators to present multiple viewpoints for “widely debated and currently controversial” issues, NBC reported. “And make sure that if you have a book on the Holocaust,” Peddy continued, “that you have one that has an opposing, that has other perspectives.”
The right is attempting to create a nation of idiots who don’t know up from down and have no powers of
critical thinking—because idiots make better sheep.
“The right is attempting to create a nation of idiots who don’t know up from down and have no powers of
critical thinking—because idiots make better sheep.”
Too late. You Leftist marxists have already achieved that.
The above citation is offered in hyperbole, as usual.
You and your unelected ilk have one goal: to tell us what to think and to kill off anyone who questions it.
Opposing views will not be allowed, if you Leftists have your way.
Problem is, we as a nation are based on freedom of movement, freedom of thought, and freedom of expression.
You need to move or stop meddling in our affairs. You are no American and your racist ideologies are not welcome here.
If you tell a woman six-weeks pregnant that she’s required to give birth, YOU’RE the one who’s meddling.
comrade greggy poo: ever withnessed first hand a late term abortion?? the macerated head comes out first with white matter called brains. later, arms and legs come out in pieces. blood is copious.
have you ever witnessed a failed term abortion?? if the child is born whole, it is either drowned or its neck snapped, yes there is a sound.
I have asked Comrade Greggie before what form of abortion is his favorite. Like the coward he is, he refuses to answer. And like the coward he is, he will refuse to answer your question.
You see, all he is good for is to pimp the talking points of his handlers from the Communist party, currently called Democrats.
So you concede, and suddenly shift to abortion irrationally.
A woman who allowed a penis inside her willingly is now carrying another life. Her will to override both father and child is part of a three-way consensus and far from magnanimous.
I really am starting to think you are a demon with internet access from hell.
Southlake school board is led by leftists. Not too long ago, parents rose up to force them to abandon efforts to include CRT in the curriculum. You are criticizing your own ideologues.
Any time a Leftist uses the words “conspiracy theory”, you know you’re saying truth.
“move on, nothing to see here” will be cnn(clown news network’s) lead story on tonight’s news.
Was January 6 Part of the FBI’s ‘Operation Cold Snap’?
It’s only a matter of time before we learn how many “Big Dans” or Stephen Robesons were part of January 6.
By Julie Kelly
October 14, 2021
The search for January 6 equivalency… But nothing was beaten but a pow wow drum.
Who are you going to trust these days?
The failed insurrection was on the part of Donald Trump and his various “Stop the Steal” accomplices. Siccing a mob on the Capitol was only the most obvious symptom of that effort. The mob action itself wasn’t what would have toppled our democracy. The insurrection attempt was what had been going on behind the scenes.
greggie, you are just a pathetic individual with no original thought and few if any brains. If you had a brain, you likely could see and understand, but just rest easy in your rocking chair until they come to take you away to the home.
There was no insurrection.
There is the prevailing opinion, amongst American voters, that Biden cheated.
The mob action of antifa and BLM that was literally paid for Democrats who then distanced themselves is the ony insurrection we’ve suffered.
That and Biden’s rigged and completely ignored “victory” in the election.
The false-flag attempt was what was going on behind the scenes, the FBI engineering a convenient excuse for you to pretend to take control of citizens who didn’t vote for you.
Trump brought you demons out from the shadows. Now you can’t take the Sunlight.
The prevailing opinion is that Donald Trump is full of it.
Full of constitutional democracy?
Fair and free elections, or nothing.
You’re un-elected masters knew the only way to install Biden was to cheat.
“The prevailing opinion is that Donald Trump is full of it.” No one takes the opinion of whiny, crybaby, sore loser idiots seriously.
Clinging to a false narrative is just stupid and predictable for you. The FBI says no and you say yes. You have achieved punch line status.
The Jan. 6th false-flag: the FBI-engineered operation to manufacture antifa/BLM insurrection equivalency.
No murders, diarrhea balloons, old ladies beat, or maiming of police officers with lasers to the eyes.
No, you won’t find any equivalency. You’ll find no one arrested for minor crimes and thrown into solitary confinement without rights or any young women SHOT DEAD. No equivalency because Democrats are putting a police state in place.
There are no “indigenous” people in America. There are not “white” people, or “black” people.
Just Americans, or people who need to leave America.
Joe Biden: “I Make Big Money Now That I’m President”
Biden Gets Handsy with Kids at Child Care Center in Hartford, Connecticut as Protesters Chant in the Background
Shock Poll: Biden Approval by Independents Hits the 20s
“Can We Ask You About Inflation?” – Biden Stares at Reporters While Ignoring Their Questions
“Sinking Like the Titanic” – Joe Biden’s Approval Rating Drops to a Dangerous New Low
Biden’s approval rating is still not as low as the average Trump supporters IQ.
That’s a racist and unfounded statement, one that you fools don’t understand that makes you completely ignorable.
“The other side is stupid”
You worship a false god that has you on the road of every other genocidal satanist like Hitler and Stalin.
Can you tell me the average IQ of the average Democrat voter?
Can you tell me the average IQ of various racial groups?
If you hate people who score low on the IQ test, you hate black people.
You’re a racist.
No one has a lower IQ than someone (a minority) that voted for the idiot disaster Biden.
These aren’t Trump supporters.
Following the protest, Interior Department spokeswoman Melissa Schwartz released a statement through a series of tweets.
“Early this afternoon, a group of protestors entered the Stewart Lee Udall Main Interior Building,” Schwartz wrote. “Federal Protective Service personnel responded to the area to mitigate the situation. Multiple injuries were sustained by security personnel, and one officer has been transported to a nearby hospital. Medics representing both the Department and the protesters were present.”
Andy Ngô, a conservative journalist who often covers events related to Antifa, shared one of Silverman’s videos. He described the scene at the federal building as “reminiscent of Jan. 6,” noting that officers were forced to draw their stun guns as “extreme environmentalist protesters” attempted to make their way inside.
Over 100 arrested. My guess is they are already out with no consequence for their actions.
Meanwhile, those unjustly detained allegedly violent extremists, languish in DC jails denied habeas corpus.
I heard an officer was BEATEN TO DEATH with a penguin! One insurrectionist brought an enraged polar bear and sic’d it on officers, killing THREE! I heard Al Gore was making incendiary speeches, inciting the deadly violence!
So, in the aftermath, how many insurrectionists have been arrested, put in solitary confinement, denied their rights and await BEING CHARGED? How many homes of people not even involved have been raided, searched, property confiscated and occupants arrested?
How did the protesters get to DC? I trust NO fossil fuels were used for transportation.
If the left had any conscience, dignity, honor or pride, their hypocrisy would make them puke on themselves.