Last week we broke the story about the Town Manager of Arlington, Adam Chapdelaine, who was forcing his officers to remove thin blue line decals from their vehicles because it could offend people who hate the cops. This blog has apparently caused quite a stir in town, and has led to a back the blue protest, and a counter protest to the protest.
A rally planned in Arlington in support of police officers is drawing a sharp rebuke from Town Manager Adam Chapdelaine. The “Back the Blue” rally is set to take place on Town Hall Plaza Thursday, Sept. 10. Chapdelaine said while he agrees with supporting the Arlington Police Department, which he called a “model for what police departments should be across the nation,” organizers were believed to be linked to a controversial group called “Act for America.” The organization has been designated a hate group by the Southern Poverty Law Center and the Anti-Defamation League, according to Chapdelaine. Chapdelaine told Patch Wednesday that organizers have disavowed any affiliation with the hate group.
“The Town of Arlington strongly condemns any group that stands for and encourages hate and racist views toward any members of the Arlington community,” Chapdelaine said. “Protests sponsored by groups like this are often focused on stoking civil unrest and creating fear in order to gain media attention and followers.”
“I implore people of all opinions and perspectives to actively engage in this discussion with the community as opposed to participating in a rally like the one planned for Thursday, which I fear will only exacerbate tensions,” Chapdelaine said.
Several residents have asked town officials to prevent Thursday’s demonstration. Chapdelaine said while the town has control over what is displayed on its buildings and flags, and the messages conveyed by its leaders, demonstrators have a right to assemble peacefully on public sidewalks and street corners.
“In these most traditional of public forums, however vehemently the town’s government disagrees with those who assemble, however poorly conceived or ugly a message – this government does not deny the right to assemble in orderly lawful fashion and it does not allow or disallow speech in public forums based on agreement,” Chapdelaine said.
“To reiterate, the Town stands ready and willing to both support the women and men of the Arlington Police Department while simultaneously engaging in community dialogue about valid concerns and needed reform,” he continued. “However, the town equally stands ready to denounce messages of hate that are brought to the community.”
This fucking tool.
By the way, he still proudly flies the flag of black lives matter on town hall, despite the fact that they are one of the most hateful, violent terrorist groups this country has ever seen.
“This is not a celebration, but an acknowledgment of the importance of #BlackLivesMatter … and there is more work to do.” #ArlingtonMA Town Manager, @AdamWChap and Town / State officials, and community members today on Town Hall steps. pic.twitter.com/LLzaGNTTuJ
— Town of Arlington, MA (@arlingtonmagov) June 8, 2020
This is what they always do – try to tie completely peaceful people to “hate groups” in order to discredit them. And they use the Southern Poverty Law Center as a source, which is just hilarious at this point. The SPLC is itself a hate group, and has been criticized by the Washington Post, New York Times, USA Today, and countless other left wing organizations, for labeling human rights activist and female genital mutilation survivor Ayaan Hirsi Ali as “hate group.”
But either way the organizers have nothing to do with the “Back the Blue” group that the SPLC has deemed a hate group. This protest to support police was organized by the local bootleg version of that group called America Backs the Blue. LOL.
So where did this idiot get the idea that a hate group was organizing a peaceful protest to support the police? His Antifa constituency of losers who didn’t get invited to the prom put together and are now putting together a counter protest. One of their leaders is Laura Kiesel.
If plain bagels had a face.
As you can see, she has perfectly good reason to be miserable. Laura is a failed writer and angry woman who claims to be disabled and hates the police.
She’s been specifically calling out the wife of a cop for organizing this peaceful protest in support of murdered police officers, because her husband is the brother of another cop who once wrote a “controversial” op-ed in a police magazine about using self defense to fight back against protesters who attack cops.
I never spoke to this cop’s wife prior to the blog being published, but of course they’re trying to tie us together because in their delusional brains I am a white supremacist, therefore anyone who’s ever read a Turtleboy blog is also a white supremacist.
Again, I was sent a screenshot that this woman posted, but we never spoke. Apparently that means we’re besties now.
She says she doesn’t feel safe counter protesting.
And she thinks it’s a conflict of interest for cops to work details at the event, which wouldn’t be necessary if her group didn’t show up specifically to silence the other group.
Here’s an idea – just let them have their pro-police protest. Ya know, like we did for your black lives matter riots.
Nah, instead of doing that Laura wasted an entire day of her life reading Turtleboy blogs and has come to the conclusion that I am a white supremacist.
Meanwhile on Monday I led a protest against systemic racism to affirm the value of black lives in Hyde Park.
I immediately commented that her calling me a white supremacist was defamatory and ten seconds later she either blocked me or took it down. Don’t let these people get away with calling you things that aren’t true. Call them out on it.
One of the other big opponents of the peaceful protest is this BLT-123 who goes by Robin Finn.
I know, it looks like such a fun person to be around. I’m shocked it has a problem with Turtleboy too.
According to Pronoun Pat Turtleboy is an “extreme right wing” news source.
But at least they’re calling us news though.
It (I am referring to Robin as It because it has not given me its pronouns and I do not want to commit a microaggression by saying the wrong one) says that fascists are hunting it because it’s a “queer disabled trans person.”
Every day the anti-disabled BLT-123 community goes out looking for gender fluid individuals to murder.
Apparently America Backs the Blue must change its name because they come up on Google when you search for another SPLC “hate group.”
Wait till she finds out what comes up when you Google brown eye.
But in all seriousness, think of the stupidity involved in this line of thinking. “America backs the blue” should change its name because another group called “black the blue” comes up on Google, and they sound too much alike. Using her logic I could start a group called “black lives do matter” and BLM would have to change its name because being associated with me means you’re a hate group too.
Anyway, the protest is supposed to happen tomorrow at 4 in the middle of Arlington so it should be a complete shitshow. I’d go but I’m an adult with crotch fruits to tend to so 4 PM on a Thursday doesn’t really work for me at the moment, as much as I’d like to start going to shit like this more often. It should be a really productive time though which a bunch of people who hate each other yelling slogans back and forth. I’m just honored that for once Turtleboy seems to be one of the primary factors catalyzing the counter protesters. I’ve finally made it big time!
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