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Antifa Idiots Allegedly Beat Up Two Mexican-American US Marines While Calling Them 'Nazis'
Two Marine Corps reservists described being viciously attacked in Philadelphia by two alleged Antifa activists in November, Philadelphia Magazine reports, testifying on Dec. 13 that an "antifa mob" mistook the two Marines as members of a far-right group the activists were protesting.
- Reservists Alejandro Godinez and Luis Torres testified that they were in Philadelphia for a Corps event on the evening of Nov. 17 when suspects Thomas Massey and Tom Keenan — described as "linked to antifa on websites and social media" by Philadelphia Magazine — allegedly approached them and asked if they were "proud," a reference to the "Proud Boys" group that was reportedly in attendance at the nearby alt-right "We The People" rally.
- Godinez apparently mistook the question as a reference to "the few, the proud, the Marines" and responded in the affirmative, after which a group of "approximately ten other people ... began attacking them with mace, punches, and kicks" while calling them "Nazis" and "white supremacists," Philadelphia Magazine reports.
- Godinez testified that he was “bewildered” at the white supremacist slur and yelled “I’m Mexican!," according to Philadelphia Magazine. Despite this, he was "maced at least six times, hit in the head, and kicked in the ribs" while onlookers reportedly chanted "fuck him up" while others, he alleges, called him "spic" and "wetback."
- It's worth noting that just a month before the incident, a Military Times poll found that than 30% of U.S. service members saw white nationalism as a significant threat to national security, outstripping the 27% who said the same thing about Syria, 22% about Afghanistan, and 17% about Iraq.
- You can read the full details of the incident at Philadelphia Magazine.
A U.S.S. Manchester, CL-83, hat firmly tucked on his head, John Ronney, pierced the collar of his granddaughter, Jennifer Rooney's new rank during a special pinning ceremony at Naval Medical Center Camp Lejeune on Sept. 25.
By Rooney's side was his son and Jennifer's father Robert, a Navy veteran. Together, three Navy veterans brought together for military tradition.
"They are the two people who taught me everything I needed to know about the Navy," said Jennifer.
CAMP PENDLETON — The military prosecution of a Coast Guardsman accused of murder began Wednesday with a preliminary hearing at Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton.
Seaman Ethan W. Tucker, 21, was arrested August 28 after a seven-month Coast Guard investigation into the January death of Seaman Ethan Kelch, 19, who served on the same ship as Tucker— the Kodiak, Alaska-based high endurance cutter Douglas Munro.
ANKARA (Reuters) - President Tayyip Erdogan said on Saturday Turkey would press on with its offensive into northeastern Syria and "crush the heads of terrorists" if a deal with Washington on the withdrawal of Kurdish fighters from the area were not fully implemented.
Erdogan agreed on Thursday in talks with U.S. Vice President Mike Pence a five-day pause in the offensive to allow time for the Kurdish fighters to withdraw from a "safe zone" Turkey aims to establish in northeast Syria near the Turkish border.
President Trump stoked confusion Friday by declaring the U.S. has "secured the Oil" in the Middle East amid continued fallout from the Turkish invasion of northern Syria that he enabled by pulling American troops out of the region.
It wasn't immediately clear what the president was talking about, as there were no publicly known developments in Syria or elsewhere in the Middle East relating to oil. White House aides did not return requests for comment.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A U.S. State Department investigation of Hillary Clinton's use of a private email server while she was secretary of state has found no evidence of deliberate mishandling of classified information by department employees.
The investigation, the results of which were released on Friday by Republican U.S. Senator Chuck Grassley's office, centered on whether Clinton, who served as the top U.S. diplomat from 2009 to 2013, jeopardized classified information by using a private email server rather than a government one.