Tag Archives: Philadelphia

White Supremacists March In Downtown Philly [VIDEO]

Philadelphia’s NBC News affiliate reports: A group of white supremacists marched in front of Philadelphia City Hall Saturday night, drawing jeers from onlookers, as well as small scuffles. The group of dozens of men wore white face coverings, kakis, blue shirts and tan hats and waved flags with insignias appearing to belong to the Patriot Front organization. They were seen …

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Bidens Mark MLK Day By Packing Food Bank Boxes

Philadelphia’s Fox News affiliate reports: President-Elect Joe Biden spent the morning of Martin Luther King Day, Jr. in service to the homeless and those less fortunate, in Philadelphia. Biden was volunteering as part of MLK Day of Service at Philabundance, assembling boxes of food for those in need. The President-Elect and Dr. Jill Biden were among the many volunteers at …

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Philly Election Officials Report Death Threats [VIDEO]

The Philly Voice reports:  The vote-tallying process following the election in Philadelphia and across Pennsylvania was featured on CBS’s weekly television news magazine series, “60 Minutes,” on Sunday night. During the segment, Philly City Commissioner Al Schmidt revealed that he and his fellow election officials have received death threats over the continued counting of mail-in and provisional ballots at the …

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Landscaping Outfit Hawks Merch After Giuliani Presser

From the FB page for Four Seasons Total Landscaping: Four Seasons Total Landscaping is a family-owned small business run by life long Philadelphians. We were honored to be asked to host a press conference at our facility. We thank all of those that have shown support for our business and while we understand the negative comments, it saddens us that …

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Philly Prosecutors: Armed QAnon Cultists Were Coming To “Deliver Truck Full Of Fake Ballots,” Bail Set At $750K

CNN reports: Two armed Virginia men who were arrested Thursday outside the Philadelphia Convention Center were “coming to deliver a truck full of fake ballots” to the city, CNN affiliate KYW reported, citing prosecutors. The center is one of the places where election workers have been counting votes from the 2020 general election, which includes the race for president. Text …

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Philadelphia Mayor: Trump Needs To “Put His Big Boy Pants On,” Acknowledge He Lost, Congratulate Biden

The Hill reports: Philadelphia Mayor Jim Kenney (D) said Friday that President Trump needs to “put his big boy pants on” and accept defeat in the election. During an update on vote counting in the city, Kenney was asked to respond to Trump’s comments on Thursday in which he claimed the election was being stolen from him, without providing any …

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Trump Team Urged Cultists To Storm Philly Vote Center

The Washington Post reports: A Republican firm run by a top aide to President Trump’s 2020 campaign appears to have helped send unmarked text messages on Thursday that urged supporters in Philadelphia to converge outside a building where local election officials were counting votes. “ALERT: Radical Liberals & Dems are trying to steal this election from Trump!” began the short …

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Philly Cultists Met With “Radical Joy” Dance Party

Mother Jones reports: Amanda Mcillmurray, sporting a yellow “Voters Decide” mask on Thursday, has seen her fair share of protests as political director of Reclaim Philadelphia, an activist organization founded in 2016 by former Bernie Sanders campaign staffers. But even she imagined that the scene outside of the Pennsylvania Convention Center, pitting flag-waving Trump supporters against a sea of progressive …

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Two Men Arrested In Alleged Plot To Attack Philly Voting Center, Vehicle Had QAnon Stickers And AR-15 Rifles

Philadelphia’s CBS News affiliate reports: Two heavily armed men found outside the Pennsylvania Convention Center were taken into police custody late Thursday night. This comes as votes are currently being counted inside of the center. Philadelphia police say they were notified of a threat of an attack around 10 p.m. Thursday. According to police, the threat involved a group of …

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ICE Posts Billboards In “Sanctuary City” Philadelphia

Via press release from ICE: U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) launched a billboard campaign today in Pennsylvania to educate the public about the dangers of non-cooperation policies. The billboards feature at-large immigration violators who may pose a public safety threat. These individuals were previously arrested or convicted of crimes in the U.S., but were released into the community instead …

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Ex-Dem Rep Busted In 70s “Abscam” Scandal Charged With Eight Felony Counts Of Bribery And Ballot Stuffing

The Philadelphia Enquirer reports: A former congressman convicted in the 1970s Abscam investigation was charged Thursday with new allegations that he bribed a poll worker to stuff ballot boxes in local elections. Federal prosecutors alleged that U.S. Rep. Michael “Ozzie” Myers, now working as a campaign consultant, paid a South Philadelphia judge of elections to fraudulently add votes to candidates …

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Philadelphia Bans Large Events Through February 2021

Philadelphia’s Fox News affiliate reports: The City of Philadelphia will no be permitting any large events until at least February 2021 due to the coronavirus pandemic. “Large public events,” will not be permitted through February 28, 2021. “Today, I am really disappointed to announce that we will have a moratorium on large public events through February 28, 2021,” Mayor Jim …

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Philly Residents Guard Target Store Against Looters

Philadelphia’s ABC News reports: Officials in Philadelphia closed off much of Center City after peaceful protests over George Floyd’s death turned into a weekend filled with destruction, with store windows smashed, merchandise taken from stores and police vehicles and structures set afire. And while looters continued to break into stores across the Philadelphia area on Sunday, it was a much …

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NYC & Philly Flight Paths Issued For Tuesday Flyovers

The New Jersey Advance reports: The first of the two flyovers — a 40-minute flight — will start around noon at the George Washington Bridge before the planes fly south along the Hudson River and over parts of Bergen, Hudson, Union and Essex counties. The flyover will then turn east toward New York City and continue above parts of Connecticut …

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Terror Charge For Woman Who Spat On Philly Shopper

The New York Post reports: A woman was busted for allegedly spitting on a fellow shopper during a squabble over social distancing at a high-end Italian market in Philadelphia, according to a new report. Shopper Alexis Danilo told KYW-TV that she was shopping at Di Bruno Bros. in Center City Sunday when Jacqueline McBride, 27, got a little too close …

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Pope Replaces Right Wing Anti-Gay Philly Archbishop

The New York Times reports: Pope Francis sought to shift the ideological balance of the Roman Catholic Church in the United States on Thursday, replacing one of his most prominent conservative critics as the archbishop of Philadelphia. Pope Francis announced in a statement that Archbishop Charles J. Chaput of Philadelphia was retiring, and that Bishop Nelson J. Perez of Cleveland, …

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Philadelphia Inquirer Endorses Impeaching Trump

From the editorial board of the Philadelphia Inquirer: Trump has severely disrespected his office and the document he swore to protect and uphold. Should this process end with a trial and a Senate vote to remove him from office — a prospect that seems highly unlikely — it’s not hard to imagine that he would insist that the process was …

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Poll Worker Threatens To Shove Voter’s Phone “Up Your Ass” When Asked Why Bible Is On Polling Station Table

The Philadelphia Weekly reports: “I have asked these poll workers nicely why the Bible is displayed at the polling place. I have tried to explain to them that they cannot leave it out after they are sworn in because it is intimidating to non-Christian voters,” says a Philly resident and self-described “middle-aged white woman” who goes by Veronica. When Veronica …

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At Least Five Philly Police Shot In Chaotic Scene, Temple University On Lockdown, Shooter Still Active [VIDEO]

CBS Philadelphia reports: At least five Philadelphia police officers were shot in Philadelphia’s Nicetown-Tioga section and rushed to the hospital on Wednesday afternoon. The officers were taken to Temple University Hospital, where dozens of officers have surrounded the hospital. Mayor Jim Kenney and Philadelphia Police Commissioner Richard Ross are heading to Temple University Hospital. Police say the shooting happened on …

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Seven Philly Cops Quit In Racist FB Posts Scandal

The Philadelphia Inquirer reports: Seven Philadelphia police officers whose racist or otherwise offensive Facebook posts were catalogued in an online database have resigned in the last two weeks, the Police Department said Wednesday. Capt. Sekou Kinebrew, a police spokesperson, said labor law restrictions prevented him from confirming whether those seven officers were among the 13 whom Police Commissioner Richard Ross …

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