Remember the guy who destroyed President Trump’s Hollywood Walk of Fame star? Yeah, I’ve tried to forget him as well, but good news deserves to be shared. I don’t think that guy is laughing anymore after he found out what he’s being charged with… more on that in a moment.
President Trump got his star for a number of reasons. One of the primary ones is his work on the Miss Universe pageant. Trump got his star in 2007 – a long time before he decided to run for the presidency.
The star has been vandalized a number of times since Trump ran for office. It was most recently obliterated in July by a guy who decided to take a pickax to it. He was caught on video doing so and as a result, was arrested.
— Andrew Wiggin (@WigginAndrew) August 30, 2018
The man who got his fifteen minutes of infamy was Austin Clay, 24, and he’s a California native. He now faces up to three years behind bars for his misdeed on a charge of felony vandalism. Regardless, Clay is still very proud of his actions and the support he has received from Hollywood celebrities.
TMZ was the first to report on all this back in early August. They got the scoop on Clay being charged by the Los Angeles County District Attorney with one count of felony vandalism for destroying Trump’s star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.
Clay is likely to be found guilty since he didn’t just confess to the deed, he happily bragged about it. He’s become somewhat of a cause celebre on the left for his wanton vandalism. Meh.
The man who destroyed President Trump’s Hollywood star (identified as Austin Clay) was reportedly bailed out by the man who vandalized it in 2016. pic.twitter.com/rsQbk9rtBV
— AJ+ (@ajplus) July 26, 2018
Clay caused a confrontation over the star between leftists and Trump supporters. Fights broke out and arrests were made. One conservative street artist filled the Hollywood Walk of Fame with dozens of fake Trump stars to make his point – they looked very, very real.
A neighboring city council decided to get in on the act and passed a resolution calling for the star’s ultimate removal from the Hollywood Walk of Fame. Clay wholeheartedly supported that move as did the left.
On a video, Clay discussed the crime he had committed. I’m sure that will come up when he is sentenced one way or the other. In it, he expressed that he had absolutely no regrets over his criminally destructive actions.
It is still not clear exactly who posted the $20,000 bail so Clay could get out. When this is all said and done, he will still be on the hook with the Hollywood Chamber of Commerce for the $3,000 that it costs to replace Trump’s destroyed star.
Although Clay is proud of his actions, he actually blames President Trump for what he did. He says it’s Trump’s stance on illegal immigration and the temporary separation of illegal alien families after being detained at the border that moved him to go pickax-happy.
24-year-old Austin Clay was charged with felony vandalism for destroying President Trump’s star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame with a pickaxe. He could face up to 3 years in jail. pic.twitter.com/bgkwJKgiGj
— AJ+ (@ajplus) August 7, 2018
“I just felt really passionate because of what happened with the immigrants and (Trump) stripping children away from their parents,” Clay said in the video. “And that just sort of set me off.”
“I think Donald Trump represents everything that everybody with half a brain and half a heart in this country resent.” Ironic truth in verbiage there. Then he started crowing about the celebrity support he has been receiving.
“Robert De Niro left me a voice message. He wanted to say … he wanted to give me a high-five. Chelsea Handler, Mark Hamill,” cooed Clay, dropping the names of two Trump-hating actors and one very unfunny Trump-hating comic. I’m so not impressed.
“I think I did, like, a real good act. Personally, I don’t feel resentful. I feel proud of myself,” he added. Perhaps studying English would be a better act on his part. I don’t doubt he’s proud of his actions here… he mistakenly thinks it makes him famous or something.
Trump Star Vandals Austin Clay & James Otis Finally Meet Face to Face https://t.co/BOmSQlN8il
— TMZ (@TMZ) July 30, 2018
I really, really hope that Clay is held fully accountable and gets hit with the max sentence over his actions. No one should have their Hollywood Walk of Fame star destroyed like this and anyone who does such a thing is a criminal and should be treated as such. Taxpayers wind up paying for this in the end.
Whatever happened to political dialogue, peaceful protesting and changing things with your vote? It seems like violence is now the first response for many of these people. SMH.
The left sees this guy as some kind of hero for his vandalism of Trump’s star. It won’t affect anything that Trump or his supporters do and it only makes this guy and the left look even more unhinged.
I’m a realist though and this is the liberal paradise of California we are talking about. I highly doubt this guy gets the sentence he so richly deserves, but we’ll see. California in many places is very hostile for Trump and his supporters. Actual justice is hard to come by in that kind of atmosphere these days.
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Trump Just Had All 575 Of Them Arrested After Busting Them In The Act Of Taking Him Out
Thursday, on Capitol Hill in D.C., roughly two thousand women showed up to protest President Trump’s “zero tolerance” immigration policy. That included a number of Democratic politicians. At least one Senator from Seattle, Washington was arrested, processed and released on the scene. She was busted with 575 of her closest comrades who would love to take Trump out. Among them was actress Susan Sarandon as confirmed by her representative Teal Cannaday. “I was moved by the passionate, committed response to ending the separation of families seeking asylum and the incarceration of children,” Sarandon’s statement read. “This is a moral, not political question and I’m proud to have stood with the hundreds of women to say that we do not accept this. Unite families and abolish ICE.” Not so much. It is a Marxist question, not a moral one.
The protest culminated in a sit-in at the Hart Senate Office building, during which many of the protesters wrapped themselves in foil blankets, reminiscent of the silver Mylar blankets migrant children have been seen with in photos taken from detention centers. Three hours after Sarandon’s announcement that she had been arrested, she praised the protest, writing, “Powerful, beautiful action with hundreds of women saying we demand the reunification of families separated by immoral ICE policy. This is what Democracy looks like. #WomenDisobey.” There were chants of “What do we want? Free families!” and “This is what democracy looks like!”
This is the hot, new talking point for the left. They want ICE abolished and the borders wide open. It’s not really about reuniting children with their parents at all. In fact, that has already been done. It’s a faux issue. Thousands of leftist women marched through the capital and then parked themselves in the Senate office building in the atrium. They called it a “mass civil disobedience” act to protest the Trump administration’s immigration policy. The ones that squeezed into the atrium were arrested for blocking access and illegally crowding the space. In my book, they should have been hit with much more serious charges. According to the United States Capitol Police, approximately 575 protesters were charged with “unlawfully demonstrating.” Police said they were all processed on the scene and then released because there were far too many to actually throw in jail.
Arrested. Stay strong. Keep fighting. #WomenDisobey
— Susan Sarandon (@SusanSarandon) June 28, 2018
Susan Sarandon is now 71. She’s reliving her youthful hippy days and as a devout follower of Bernie Sanders, she’s going for commie gold here. She shared the news via Twitter Thursday, saying: “Arrested. Stay strong. Keep fighting” with the hashtag #WomenDisobey. Yeah, breaking the rule of law is always sound advice, not. Sarandon also tweeted out her thoughts on the issue and protest, as well as images from the sit-in, including calls-to-action. “Abolishing ICE & family separations/detention is bigger than either of us. If ur in D.C., please come out & march,” she tweeted. The march was organized by the Women’s March and the Center for Popular Democracy.
Sarandon has been very vocal in her criticism of Trump in the past, but she says that she is optimistic about America’s capacity to create a real change now that people are “awake and scared.” Fear is a such a potent weapon for the left. “I’m actually optimistic because I think we’re seeing an amazing revolution happening,” she explained in 2017. “Not by the people that claim to be political but by Americans, and I have great faith in America. You’re seeing more people running that have never run.” “If you’re acting and you’re paying attention — you have to constantly be calling your representatives,” she added. “And ultimately it could make a difference.” If you’ll remember, Sarandon can’t stand Hillary Clinton, but she loves Bernie Sanders. That tells you all you need to know right there.
— Susan Sarandon (@SusanSarandon) June 28, 2018
A major protest is taking place today in Washington, D.C., with sister rallies across the country. Hundreds of thousands will take part in a fake cause meant to push a Marxist political agenda and Susan Sarandon will be in the thick of it. Sarandon also supported the Women’s March on Washington in January 2017. Earlier this month, she marched to end gun violence in New York as well and in March she joined Cher at the March for Our Lives rally in Washington in support of tighter gun control. She’s fully embracing her inner socialist in her twilight years.
More than 700 events are planned today worldwide against Trump’s “zero-tolerance” approach towards immigration. Thousands of people arrived early today at Lafayette Park outside the White House in preparation for what is expected to be one of the biggest protests the country has seen against President Trump’s immigration policies, with rallies planned across all 50 states. “Throw him out,” protesters chanted as they prepared to march in the nation’s capital. It’s called the “Families Belong Together” protest. As usual, the left is calling Trump Hitler and is calling ICE facilities black sites or concentration camps. They are calling for the total abolishment of ICE during all of this and want Trump removed from office. It’s not going to happen under President Trump, thank goodness.
Heavily Armed Aliens Just Showed Up And Are Caught On Camera – This Is Just The Beginning
Jim Chilton is a fifth-generation rancher in Arizona that finds himself on the front lines of the battle of border security and illegal immigration. He and his wife, Sue live it daily.
The 79-year-old owns and tends a 50,000-acre ranch situated on the U.S.-Mexico border and his property has become a hotspot for illegal aliens crossing into the country. Unlike the heavily fortified border fence in Arizona, the only barriers separating the Chilton ranch from the Mexican border are four strands of rusty barbed wire strung along steel posts.
While tending his cattle, Chilton states he packs no less than two guns and at least 5 gallons of water. The pistol and rifle are to help him ward off the drug smugglers, mules, and human traffickers, or coyotes as they are also known, as they continuously breach the border through his land.
The water is for thirsty border crossers lured by the promise of American jobs and a better life. Chilton states that it used to be that border crossers were simply part of the normal rhythm of everyday life on their ranch. People would come and go freely between the Mexican state of Sonora and Arizona to and from work.
Chilton states: “You’d feed them and give them water and directions.”
The rancher remarked that he has noticed a recent uptick in the number of individuals attempting to use his ranch to enter the country illegally for nefarious means as well. It was not always that way he says.
The early 2000s saw a marked shift as traffic increased significantly in overwhelming numbers, both for the region itself and for its ranchers. Approximately two years ago the migrant traffic slowed to a near halt, and a massive increase in drug smugglers and human traffickers began to flood across the border onto the Chilton ranch.
Now Sue states they are much more guarded about offering any assistance, stating: “At this point, I’m not opening the door except in the rarest of cases.” The danger is simply too great.
As the national debate rages hot over border security and illegal immigration, the Chiltons are living the reality of it. As a result, they have developed a bit more of a nuanced view, attempting to balance their desire for security and protecting America’s borders with the reality of desperate people – men, women, and children alike – wandering across their land starving and parched from the unforgiving desert sun.
Chilton says he does not understand why building a wall to fortify the border is even a question.
The Los Angeles Times reports that Chilton states that:
“Although he respects the Border Patrol agents in the region, he said, he doesn’t understand why they won’t fortify and build a substantial border fence along the Arivaca region, including the five miles of international boundary alongside his ranch.
“It’s inhumane, he said, to allow border crossers to walk in easily through the border, putting their lives at risk from cold nights and hot days. Many are apprehended farther inland anyway.
“The border should be secured at the border,” he said.”
“The couple lament a recently shuttered Border Patrol outpost, the agency’s only significant presence in that area. The outpost, which operated near the ranch, was closed because of budget cuts.
“The couple have even offered to lease 20 acres of their land — about 500 yards from the border — to Border Patrol officials for $1 a year for an outpost. They said the government had not taken them up on the offer.”
The couple states they believe in some sort of guest worker program similar to the federal program previously in place in the 1940s when temporary Mexican laborers were legally allowed to work in the United States. There were no cartels to pay. No human traffickers. No dying in the desert.
At least two neighboring ranchers have chosen to leave rather than continue to fight in the last few years because of just how dangerous the border security situation has gotten. However, the Chiltons state they intend to stay on their land, though it has proven very costly for them to do so.
The cost of maintaining water lines, as well as the international fence to repair it from all the slashing and trampling it undergoes, costs them thousands of dollars in repairs.
Sue states: “We have to maintain the fence or the cattle would all go to Mexico, y no habla español.”
“She gazed out at the trails on the other side of the measly fence, which stretches 15 miles east until it hooks up with an actual border wall in Nogales. She pointed out a network of trails that scar a hill on the Mexican side. It zigzags, leading toward the international fence on the Chilton’s ranch,” reports the LA Times.
“It’s almost as though we have ceded a swath of this United States of America… It has been ceded to operational control of the cartels,” she said.”
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