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Migrants and supporters call for defunding Department of Homeland Security

On the 10th of December, migrants and their supporters held a protest at the White House demanding a clean DREAM act and renewal of Temporary Protected Status (TPS). In addition they called on Senator Chuck Schumer and others in Congress to defund or at least cut the budget for the Department of Homeland Security, of which both ICE and CBP are large components.

Video: call defunding DHS over family separation, candle ceremony, bonus footage of nearby pro-ICE propaganda removed and burned 4 min 30sec

The scene outside the White House

Over 100 arrests as Sunrise Movement occupies Nancy Pelosi's office

On the 10th of December, the Sunrise Movement visited a number of Congressional offices and staged a sit-in in Nancy Pelosi's office, demanding a "Green New Deal" on climate change and fossil fuels. Reports on Twitter indicate more than 100 people were arrested and over 800 participated althogether.

Still from "Rebel HQ" video (note: Rebel HQ states they are a progressive media outlet, not Posobiec's former outfit)

Luke Kuhn rips down, burns Patriot Front stickers in DC

On the 7th of December, members of the neo-Nazi "Patriot Front" posted several stickers on the backs of street signs in DC, then published deceptive close-up photos on Gab.ai making them look much larger. The next day Patriot Front held an unannounced march in DC. That night, DC activist Luke Kuhn followed the Gab posts to the offensive stickers, ripped them down, and burned the one that came down in large enough pieces.

Update 12-10-2018: ALL of the stickers Patriot front posted and photographed have been found and destroyed

Video-Luke Kuhn removing and burning Nazi propaganda posted by Patriot Front 1 min 17 sec

Pro-ICE Patriot Front sticker burns. Note the presence of the fasces (symbol of Fascism copied from the Roman bundle of rods bound around an ax) above the eagle

Fascist meeting at Woodley Park Marriot flops

From Thursday Nov 6 through Saturday Nov 8, the Marriot Wardman Park hosted the "American Priority" conference featuring among others Deporaball organizers Jack Posobiec and Mike Cernovich. Very little was pubished from the event other than livestreams of a few high-profile fascist speakers. By the second night, Twitter reports were calling it "a dud" and reporting that organizers spend $200K but very few people showed up.

White House Peace Vigil, Impeachment protests pushed back for Bush Funeral

The 3ed of December was the 141'st night of the "Kremlin Annex" impeachment protests, and the White House Peace Vigil has been around 37 years. Both were pushed back nearly to H St to make way for the Bush I (HW Bush)formal state Funeral ceremonies.

White House Peace vigil pushed most of the way to H st as though Bush I was being inaugurated not buried

Park Service shooting deer in Rock Creek for second week in a row

On the 3ed of December, National Park Service's USDA "Wildlife Services" deer shooting operation was back in Rock Creek Park for at least the 4th and probably the 5th time this season. They had been confirmed present on Nov 26,27, and 29 but not Fri Nov 30. It is suspected but not confirmed they also were present Nov 28.

Video-where the deer killers are closing park roads 1 min 49 sec

Peoples Climate Emergency Congress holds session in the streets in front of US Capitol

On the 2nd of December, one of many "Extinction Rebellion" events held across Turtle Island demanding action on climate change was held in front of the US Capitol. Activists assembled in a nearby park, read out a statement of rebellion against the US government for ignoring climate change, and marched to the Capitol. Upon arrival they convened a People's Climate Emergency Congress on 1st street, the Capitol being closed off to prepare for HW Bush's funeral.

Video-A Declaration of Rebellion, then the People's Climate Emergency Congress passes six bills 13 min 48 sec

Ted Glick and BXE disrupt Senate committee vote on Trump's FERC nominee

On the 27th of November, a Senate committee pushed through a vote on Bernard McNamee’s nomination to the Federal Energy Regulatory Committee (FERC), ignoring minority party opposition from Democrats. Beyond Extreme Energy (BXE) disrupted the vote, and BXE member Ted Glick was arrested after standing up and shouting "“ Bernard is a fossil fuel extremist. Bernard McNamee! Remember California! Remember Houston! Remember Puerto Rico! No on McNamee!"

Protesters gather at Tanzanian Embassy in response to new persecution of GLBTQ people

On the 28th of November, protesters gathered outside the Embassy of Tanzania(Tanzania House) in response to a "crackdown" on GLBTQ folks that has included arrests and calls for mass roundups. The arrests are under an over century old law originally written by British colonizers.

Deer shot in Rock Creek Park Nov 26, 27, and 29th

On the evening of Monday Nov 26, sawhorses and park service workers were spotted in one of rhe usual locations where "deer removal" shooting takes place on Oregon Ave on the Rock Creek side shortly after 7PM. South of military road, park roads excluding Beach Drive were blocked off with sawhorses and park service vehicles including trucks big enough to move dead deer were behind some of the barricades.All of the same positions were set up again the following night and two nights later(Nov 27 and 29).

Park Service truck behind Glover Road roadblock for "deer removal"

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