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Some Clinton Supporters Protest, Riot After Election

In yesterday’s “Signs Of The Time” post, I noted that the Oath Keepers had recently conducted a webinar addressing how to prepare for the possibility of post-election civil strife and violence.

Apparently, a limited amount of social unrest kicked off on America’s “Left Coast” and elsewhere in the country early this morning after the conclusion of the U.S. presidential election.

Gemma Mullin reported on The Mirror (UK) website today:

Crowds of angry protesters have taken to streets across the United States chanting “Not Our President” while setting fires and smashing windows.

Hundreds of people descended on California minutes after it was announced that Donald Trump had won the election.

Hillary Clinton supporters were filmed setting fire to the US flag while marching through the streets of Portland, Oregon, shouting “F*** Donald Trump”.

Footage also emerged of activists setting tyres and rubbish bins on fire, blocking main roads and lighting flares.

People also burned an effigy of the President-elect, who will be officially sworn into office in January.

Meanwhile, a young student has reportedly been hit by an SUV and severely injured during a march in Berkeley, with one witness claiming the crash was intentional, according to NBC Bay Area…

Other protests have broken out in the San Diego, San Fransisco and San Jose areas, according to reports… A demonstration also unfolded at the University of California, Davis…

(Editor’s note: Bold added for emphasis)

Thomas Fuller added over on The New York Times website this afternoon:

From Pennsylvania to California, Oregon and Washington State, hundreds of people hit the streets, according to reports by local news media and The Associated Press…

(Editor’s note: Bold added for emphasis)

After watching TV and surfing the Internet/social media sites earlier today, it’s clear to me that a number of Hillary Clinton supporters (and “Never Trumpers”) are absolutely livid about Donald Trump’s Oval Office victory.

As such, additional- and more intense- acts of civil disobedience/unrest are certainly possible tonight and in the coming days.

By Christopher E. Hill
Survival And Prosperity (www.survivalandprosperity.com)

Sources:

Mullin, Gemma. “Trump win sparks riots across US as crowds burn American flag and chant ‘Not our president.'” The Mirror. 9 Nov. 2016. (http://www.mirror.co.uk/news/world-news/trump-win-sparks-riots-across-9225317). 9 Nov. 2016.

Fuller, Thomas. “Anti-Trump Demonstrators Take to the Streets in Several U.S. Cities.” The New York Times. 9 Nov. 2016. (http://www.nytimes.com/2016/11/10/us/trump-election-protest-berkeley-oakland.html). 9 Nov. 2016.

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Illinois Number 2 Outbound State Again In United Van Lines Annual Migration Study

I just got finished reading a press release for United Van Lines’ 37th Annual Migration Study, which tracks the states the company’s customers move to and from during the course of the year.

I saw that Illinois is the number two outbound state for a second year in a row, second only to New Jersey. From that January 2 press release:

Moving Out
The top outbound states for 2013 were:

1. New Jersey
2. Illinois
3. New York
4. West Virginia
5. Connecticut
6. Utah
7. Kentucky
8. Massachusetts
9. New Mexico

(Editor’s note: Italics added for emphasis)

United Van Lines added:

New Jersey (64 percent) continued to top the high outbound list claiming the top spot for three out of the past four years. Illinois (61 percent) held steady at the number two spot after falling from the top spot in 2011.

The Northeast is the most prominent region on the high-outbound traffic list. In addition to New Jersey, New York (61 percent), Connecticut (59 percent) and Massachusetts (56 percent) are also included…

(Editor’s note: Italics added for emphasis)

Why am I not surprised to hear about all the people moving out of Illinois and the Northeast these days in this migration study?

As for the top inbound states? Oregon, followed by South and North Carolina, D.C., South Dakota, Nevada, Texas, and Colorado.

Oregon. Like Portland, where all the young people go to retire?


“Portlandia: Dream of the 90s- Portlandia on IFC.”
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You can read the entire press release on the United Van Lines website here.

By Christopher E. Hill
Survival And Prosperity (www.survivalandprosperity.com)

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