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Furious Furloughed Federal Workers Descend on DC Swamp to Demand Action

It’s the ruling class versus the working class on the streets of DC this weekend as protesters take their gripes to Pennsylvania Avenue.

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Americans are becoming increasingly disenfranchised with the asinine behavior of our elected officials, and a breaking point seems to be in the offing.

The partial government shutdown that we are currently navigating is undoubtedly sending us in the direction of civil unrest, as nearly a million government workers are being asked to continue toiling away at their jobs despite their net-zero paychecks.

This has led to massive callouts at the TSA, the suspension of routine food inspections by the FDA, and a general sense of anger and lament among We The People.  The Washington fat cats are too proud to compromise, and the working class Americans who are affected by this sinful pride have reached a tipping point.

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It’s the ruling class versus the working class on the streets of DC this weekend as protesters take their gripes to Pennsylvania Avenue.

Hundreds of furloughed government workers and contractors descended on the White House on Thursday to plead to be allowed to return to work.

Holding signs such as “Stop the war on workers” and “We want work, not walls,” the protesters assembled in the bitter cold outside of AFL-CIO union headquarters before making their way to 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue.

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The anger was palpable.

“I’d like the shutdown to end. I’d like to go back to my job,” said Matthew Chrichton, a 32-year-old staffer for the Peace Corps, adding that he’d moved to Washington for his job four months ago and “living in DC is expensive.”

“I have rent to pay,” he said. “I have bills I need to pay. I want to go to work, and I can’t because they can’t figure out how to fund the government.”

The action comes after weeks of populists uprisings in France, in which the French people have railed against their own government’s lack of care for the people of that nation.

If the American government shutdown doesn’t end soon, there is little doubt that scenes similar to those we’ve witnessed in Paris could be on the horizon.

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WATCH: Violent Protesters Breach Treasury Dept. In DC, Overrun NYPD Police Precinct

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There’s a whole heck of a lot to unpack regarding the death of Minnesota man George Floyd and former police officer Derek Chauvin. Let’s just get right to the latest news. From Daily Wire: On Friday, the Hennepin County Medical Examiner issued a report saying a preliminary autopsy showed no evidence that George Floyd died of strangulation and traumatic asphyxia. Floyd’s arrest was captured on video and went viral earlier this week. During the incident, at least one officer is seen kneeling on the 46-year-old’s neck while Floyd repeatedly tells him he can’t breath. Floyd died soon following the arrest. LOOK: https://twitter.com/lookner/status/1266460328541523968?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw%7Ctwcamp%5Etweetembed%7Ctwterm%5E1266460328541523968&ref_url=https%3A%2F%2Ftherightscoop.com%2Fbreaking-autopsy-report-says-no-signs-of-traumatic-asphyxia-in-george-floyd-death%2F Violent rioters or protesters (or whatever the PC word is these days) are doing some pretty awful stuff all over the country, in major cities such as Atlanta, Los Angeles, New York City, and Washington DC. Violent rioters reportedly stormed a police precinct in New York City on Friday and lit law enforcement vehicles on fire. LOOK: https://twitter.com/JasonLemon/status/1266541556024184834?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw%7Ctwcamp%5Etweetembed%7Ctwterm%5E1266541556024184834&ref_url=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.dailywire.com%2Fnews%2Fbreaking-rioters-overrun-police-precinct-in-new-york-city-another-under-siege https://twitter.com/JamesAGagliano/status/1266547580663709696?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw%7Ctwcamp%5Etweetembed%7Ctwterm%5E1266547580663709696&ref_url=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.dailywire.com%2Fnews%2Fbreaking-rioters-overrun-police-precinct-in-new-york-city-another-under-siege https://twitter.com/spccohen/status/1266556722983903243?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw%7Ctwcamp%5Etweetembed%7Ctwterm%5E1266556722983903243&ref_url=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.dailywire.com%2Fnews%2Fbreaking-rioters-overrun-police-precinct-in-new-york-city-another-under-siege https://twitter.com/AaronKatersky/status/1266561809697341441?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw%7Ctwcamp%5Etweetembed%7Ctwterm%5E1266561809697341441&ref_url=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.dailywire.com%2Fnews%2Fbreaking-rioters-overrun-police-precinct-in-new-york-city-another-under-siege Some how, rioters breached the Treasury Department! Rioters in Washington, D.C., reportedly breached the U.S. Treasury Department and have caused some damage to the building. https://twitter.com/finnygo/status/1266555097422663681?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw%7Ctwcamp%5Etweetembed%7Ctwterm%5E1266555097422663681&ref_url=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.dailywire.com%2Fnews%2Fbreaking-rioters-overrun-police-precinct-in-new-york-city-another-under-siege Check this out… https://twitter.com/Surabees/status/1266569314158682119?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw%7Ctwcamp%5Etweetembed%7Ctwterm%5E1266569314158682119&ref_url=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.dailywire.com%2Fnews%2Fwatch-cnn-reporter-claims-that-riot-is-entire-peaceful-immediately-gets-stuff-thrown-at-him

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Democrat Chicago Mayor Has ‘Two Words’ for Trump, ‘It Begins With F & It Ends With U’

Not cool, Lori.

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When Republicans in office disagreed with Barack Obama, at least the vast majority did so in a professional manner. The same cannot be said about Democrats in the era of Trump. Enter the far-left mayor of Chicago, via Fox News: Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot blasted President Trump and invoked an expletive Friday in response to his tweet after three days of protests in Minneapolis, Minn., when he called the protesters “THUGS” and tweeted that “when the looting starts, the shooting starts.” Lightfoot said, “Donald Trump’s comment last night was profoundly dangerous. And we must stand firm in solidarity and say this is totally unacceptable no matter who is the speaker.” She added, “He wants to show failures on the part of Democratic local leaders, to throw red meat to his base. His goal is to polarize, to destabilize local government and inflame racist urges. We can absolutely not let him prevail. And I will code what I really want to say to Donald Trump. It’s two words. It begins with F and it ends with U.” Here’s a screenshot of Trump’s tweets: And here’s what Twitter decided to do with those tweets: A Lightfoot tweet: https://twitter.com/chicagosmayor/status/1244762897743351808?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw%7Ctwcamp%5Etweetembed%7Ctwterm%5E1244762897743351808&ref_url=https%3A%2F%2Fchicago.suntimes.com%2Fcity-hall%2F2020%2F4%2F6%2F21211314%2Fgetting-roots-done-not-essential-getting-hair-cut-mayor-lightfoot VIDEO: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ah7xQHo9WOQ

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