June 2022

Video: Clarendon Cup bicycle race returns to N Va

On the 5th of June, Pro and Cat 1 (top amateur) bike racing again came to Claredon, VA. The race, known also as the Armed Forces Cycling Classic, has Boeing as the top sponsor. This is interesting given that bicycles are known for not using fossil fuels and Boeing's products both military and commerical are some of the biggest fuel users on Earth.

Video: One pass of the Clarendon Cup bicycle race through the hairpin turn at the bottom of a long straight 30 sec

Video tomorrow

Police blockade of "private" road forces Gorsuch protests to River Road

Neil Gorsuch is one of the "SCOTUS 6" preparing a formal vote to overturn Roe v Wade. He is also in a stolen seat, thanks to Mitch McConnell blocking Obama's last year SCOTUS appointment. Neil lives in an expensive community with private roads off River Road in MD. On Sat, the 4th of June, protesters arrived on River Road but had to protest at the entrance to the entire community due to a police blockade.

Video featuring song "All you Fascists bound to lose" played at Gorsuch protest 32 sec

Racist Karen demands protesters "speak English" at Amy Coney Barrett home demo

During the Thursday, June 2 pro-choice protest at the home of Supreme Court "Justice" Amy Coney Barrett, a racist neighbor of hers tried to demand that a Black activist on the bullhorn "speak English." This was the second time in the same protest she made that demand.

Video by John Zangas of nasty Karen demanding Black activist "Speak English"

Still from John Zangas video

Community activists restore Miguel Gonzales memorial destroyed by Truist Bank

On the 4th of June, community activsts returned to the fenced-off Adams-Morgan Plaza. Once there, they restored the memorial on the fence to Miguel Gonzales. Miguel was murdered by Truist Bank when they took his blankets while clearing the plaza by force. He died shortly therafter from hypothermia.

Video-setting the Miguel Gonzales memorial back up 39 sec

Antichoicers protesting doctor's office overwhelmingly outnumbered by counterprotesters

On the 4th of June, only two far-right Christians (w rosary beads even) showed up to protest at the office of a Potomac doctor who performs abortions drew many counterprotesters and at one point were all but surrounded. These two gave the chant "Keep your Rosaries off my Ovaries" literal meaning.

Atlanta Stop Cop City project posts promo video communique

On the 3ed of June, the Stop Cop City/Atlanta Forest Defense project posted a fundraising/promo video with many direct action scenes to scenes.noblogs.org

Stop Cop City promo video June 2022 1 min 30 sec

Capitol Hill fake abortion clinic hit with paint, eggs

Sometime between the evening of June 2 and the morning of June 3, unknown fighters took direct action against the so-called "Capitol Hill Crisis Pregnancy Center." Graffiti left on the building declared "Jane Says Revenge, a possible reference to the "Jane's Revenge" direct action movment targetting antichoice organizations and facilities all over the so-called US.

This is one of many "clinics" posing as abortion clinics run by antichoice religious groups. Women who mistake them for health clinics get hammered with religious propaganda.

Fake abortion clinic redecorated on Capitol Hill

Protest at Amy Coney Barrett's house stands up to right-wing media and hostile neighbors

The 2nd of June was Thursday and thus Amy Coney Barrett night. Ms Barrett once literally held the title of "handmaid" in "People of Praise." She was called out for this at the protest in front of her house. Meanwhile one of her neighbors went full Karen with racist trash talk demanding people "speak English" while two videographers from Heritage Foundation's Daily Signal shot video footage. None of this slowed the protesters down

Video: protesters stand up to harassment, don't take bait from fash aimed at triggering arrests2 min 34 sec

"Karen" (circled in photo) attempted to start arguments and disrupt the protest. She ran behind the cops when this failed

Protesters at Kavanaugh, Roberts houses close in on police lines

On the first day of June, pro-choice protesters again returned to the Chevy Chase homes of Supreme Court "Justices" Brett Kavanaugh and John Roberts. With cops forbidding standing still (and threatening this reporter for it), protesters adopted a new tactic: marching as slow and as close to the police line as physically possible

Video-protesters get close to the cops on the sidewalks outside homes of "Justices" Kavanaugh and Roberts 2 min 8 sec

Engaging the defenders of theocracy more closely