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Charlottesville: A Trap for Trump Sprung on the Road to Civil War

Gov. Terry McAuliffe’s dubious State of Emergency announcement precipitated the violent confrontation at Charlottesville.  This was a trap to force Trump into a prisoner’s dilemma of bad choices. 832 more words


Where were you when black racists

Last weekend, a planned “Unite the Right” rally in Charlottesville, Virginia, to protest the removal of Confederate monuments from public spaces, descended into violence when white nationalists clashed with counter-protesters, forcing the city to declare a state of emergency.

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Trump blames “many sides” for the violent clashes between protesters and white supremacists in Virginia

White nationalist demonstrators walk into Lee park surrounded by counter demonstrators in Charlottesville, Va., Saturday, Aug. 12, 2017. Gov. Terry McAuliffe declared a state of emergency and police dressed in riot gear ordered people to disperse after chaotic violent clashes between white nationalists and counter protestors. 999 more words

Perspectives: CNN -- State of emergency declared amid violence at Charlottesville's 'Unite the Right' rally

Virginia Governor Terry McAuliffe has declared a state of emergency because of the “Unite the Right” rally in Charlottesville that began on Friday night and continued on into Saturday. 29 more words


Police Identify Suspect, Victim In Virginia Car Ramming

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) — A car rammed into a crowd of protesters and a state police helicopter crashed into the woods Saturday as tension boiled over at a white supremacist rally. 1,282 more words


Officials: White nationalist rally linked to 3 deaths

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) — A car plowed into a crowd of people peacefully protesting a white nationalist rally Saturday in a Virginia college town, killing one person, hurting more than a dozen others and ratcheting up tension in a day full of violent confrontations. 1,274 more words

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A State of Emergency Is Declared In Charlottesville After A Nazi/White Supremacist Demonstration Turns Violent

After last night’s torch-bearing, protestor-menacing prelude to today’s Unite the Right rally, white supremacists, neo-Nazis, and neo-Confederates continued to swarm Charlottesville. Brawls have broken out as police continue to try to keep the peace. 770 more words

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