In an apparent disturbing escalation in violence, after the 61st consecutive day of protests in Portland, Antifa have been accused of throwing real explosives, not fireworks, at federal agents.
Approximately 1,000 protesters took to the streets of Portland on Monday evening, including parents and veterans groups, all of whom were teargassed in something that has become a nightly tradition.
Daily footage from the city shows that neither side is backing down and, in the latest disturbing escalation, accusations that members of the protest group have begun throwing actual explosive devices at authorities have been made online, complete with eyewitness video purporting to show the explosives in action.
Until now, demonstrators have peppered the assorted federal agents with Roman candles and display rockets, but tensions and ensuing violence have increased night on night as video from the besieged city shows.
The arrest of one female protester on Monday night drew further criticism of the federal agents, leaving them facing accusations of using heavy-handed tactics.
The Justice Department also shared photos of materials seized from protesters throughout the unrest, which included several bottles of bleach, which can be used in the manufacture of explosives.
The protesters in Portland initially rallied against police brutality and racismafter Minneapolis police killed George Floyd,
[Ron: The publicly available evidence suggests that George Floyd was NOT killed by Police and that he appears to have killed himself by overdosing on drugs. The published official autopsy indicated that cardiopulmonary arrest was the cause of death, and stated that injuries he sustained during the arrest were not life-threatening.
The official autopsy contradicts the coroner's conclusion of homicide butFloyd's blood tests showed a lethal concentration of Fentanyl of about THREE times the maximum that has been recorded in a survivor, even when receiving intensive care. Floyd also had substantial amounts of other drugs in his body at the time of his death. Fentanyl is a dangerous opioid 50 times more potent than heroin. It has rapidly become the most common cause of death among drug addicts.
This is how the MSM and the Deep State organise for our world to be a sea of lies. An initial lie is thoughtlessly repeated endlessly until eveyone starts to believe it must be so.].
but recently the protests have evolved into a tit-for-tat escalation in violence between the protesters, assorted agitators in their midst,and the federal agents ostensibly deployed to restore order in a controversial move by US President Donald Trump.
[Ron: This statement that federal agents are only "ostensibly" deployed to restore order in a controversial move by President Trump", is typical journalistic DISINFORMATION. It falsely implies that the deployment of federal agents to protect Federal property is unnecessary and a duplicitious ploy by the Trump Administration. THAT is nonsense and flies in the face of the facts.].
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