CHAPEL HILL – When a crowd of Leftists gather to protest an issue, in this case a confederate dead memorial, it is rarely an organic and decentralized congregation; it is driven by leaders, usually involved in radical and well-funded efforts to create chaos and intimidate political opposition.
The protest that culminated in the toppling of the ‘Silent Sam’ confederate statue on the campus of UNC Chapel Hill is a perfect example. It was billed as a student-led protest, with those returning for fall semester incapable of sharing the campus with this statue. Students were definitely part of the crowd’s makeup to be sure, but the people inciting the violent mob actions were not.
They are radical activists of the Left, Antifa members, and one of them is actually a professor at UNC.
“UNC cultural anthropology professor Dwayne Dixon is under police investigation for assaulting Big League Politics reporter Patrick Howley at the August 20 rally in an incident that I captured on video. Dixon has not been fired by the university, but his network of criminal collaborators is unraveling. The university Board of Governors promises that Silent Sam will be restored to its original place on campus within 83 days. Meanwhile, police are making some arrests and stating that more arrests could be forthcoming. The Board is visibly outraged at the conduct of campus police, who took orders to stand down and allowed protesters to topple the statue without resistance.”
So who is getting arrested? So far they aren’t students.
Jonathan Fitzgerald Fuller, Lauren Aucoin, and Raul Arce Jimenez have been charged with misdemeanor rioting and misdemeanor defacing a public monument, with police saying they are not affiliated with the school.
Seven more activists were arrested Saturday when a follow-up protest turned violent, with leftist protesters unsuccessfully charging a campus building, assaulting people, and trying to light fire to a Confederate flag. The mayhem was in response to a small rally of Silent Sam supporters.
More notable than the fact that the leaders of the Silent Sam protests, arrested or not, are no students, is the fact that they seem to be professional agitators hell-bent on causing chaos and demonstrating a willingness to be violent.
“Ten suspects were wanted by Charlottesville police in connection with a downtown assault on August 12, 2017, that fateful Virginia day Heather Heyer lost her life. Of those ten suspects, at least two of them were present with professor Dwayne Dixon on the University of North Carolina campus when Silent Sam came down.
Here are the ringleaders of the chaos in Chapel Hill, some of whom were also in Charlottesville…”
The Antifa connections between Charlottesville and Silent Sam, replete with violent thugs who think it warranted to attack people for disagreeing with them, are startling. Beyond the off-putting habit of holding infantile intelligence up as some sort of ‘more-woke-than-thou’ attitude, these people are proven to be dangers to the public and absolutely lawless.
Read about all the disturbing connections here.