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God bless Olivia Reingold! That young lady has some serious stones! The rest of us need to take a page from her book (not ripping it out of her hand, but you know what I mean) and start pushing back. I wear an Israel bracelet every day, featuring the Israeli flag, and most days I wear a necklace a friend gave me that reads "We Will Dance Again" from the tattoo worn by Mia Schem, another brave young woman who could teach us a lot about how to live. I'm thinking of getting the same or a similar tattoo. (I'm 70 years old; this would be my first tattoo.) These people are fascists and if the bloody 20th century taught us anything it's that we cannot let the fascists win.

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Don't they realize that they are next? no one seems to remember Robespierre anymore.

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What you need is a man with a bat standing next to you, to help explain to the Hamasniks that they touch you at their peril.

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There will come a point in time when enough is enough and the only response to threats of intolerance and violence will be to stop the threats and intimidation, by whatever means necessary. My father in law grew up in Nazi Dresden and escaped just weeks before no else could at 18. 98% of his family was slaughtered in the camps. The Jewish population of New York and those who support them is huge. Intimidation and threats of violence reminiscent of Nazi Germany cannot and should not be tolerated. Jews and people of conscience failed to fight back when this kind of hate, intimidation and violence emerged over 90 years ago.We must not fail again. This is a cancer and must be removed before it is allowed to metastasize any further.

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These snowflakes are nothing more than foreign agitators and baristas in masks. They limit their activities to places where progressive prosecutors refuse to enforce the laws of the land, where police cannot use force against them and where a disaffected and unpatriotic populace allows these things to occur. In stark contrast, the efforts by these same cowards to engage in this type of uncivil conduct in Red America has been unsuccessful; the reason is simple, law enforcement is allowed to do their job, prosecutors actually seek sentences, including jail, and a patriotic and well armed populace will simply not tolerate their anti-american and anti-semitic conduct. To quote country music star Jason Aldean, “try that in a small town and see how far you get.”.

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Assault and robbery. Where is law enforcement? They do have a right to say almost anything they want. Threatening to kill or harm someone is not protected by that right. Taking another's property through force or the threat of force is also not protected speech. If Hamas truly wants to end the suffering of the Palestinian people from the response to their horrific terrorist attack on October 7th, all they have to do is have all their leaders and fighters surrender to the IDF and the war ends today. But if a similar, proportional attack was made against the United States, with 50,000 people killed, all civilians, including babies and with women raped in the streets, the strongholds of Hamas in Gaza would be sheets of glass with a lingering red mist floating above them.

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Thanks, Olivia, for being a woman willing to brave physical harm and pushing back when it occurs by utilizing the police but also for showing that words are not violence - we women should all be willing to hear our ideals mocked or vilified - it makes us stronger. Public life is not for the faint of heart ❤️

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Welcome to Joe Biden and the Democrat party's vision for America. Can't you just wait for another fours year of this?

Make no mistake, this is both deliberate and orchestrated.

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I agree to this being deliberate and orchestrated. It is clear that all these huge demonstrations with millions of palestinians flags all over the world and the same slogans « from the river to the sea «  require a costly logistics. So in your view by whom is it orchestrated ?

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Olivia, this retired teacher has a new hero: you. You are inspiring, and my young daughter needs role models like you. But please be careful. Thank you. - Ralph

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"Mostly peaceful"

Did you write similar exposes of BLM protests?

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“Everyone just knows” Hamass should be able to go into Israel to murder entire familes, murder 400 young people at a music festival, parade raped and murdered kidnap victims through the streets (to cheering crowds no less) and kidnap mothers literally holding their babies. But if Hamass can make it back into Gaza they should be able to say “Safe Space!!” and thus have immunity from retribution.

- signed, the ICC, every Ivy League school administration (and nearly every non-Ivy administration), every “university” Diversity Studies department, Black Lives Matter (who literally cheered Hamass on 10/7), Rashida Tlaib (who voted “present” a vote condemning Hamass’ orgy of murder, rape and kidnapping), the UAW, Ilhan Omar, most of our “media”, the UN, the Nobel Prize committee, 90% of Congressional Democrats, etc etc etc…

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Why hasn’t NYS passed a law banning face coverings and hoods ?

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Jun 13·edited Jun 13

There's no reasoning with unreasonable people. I imagine most of them are just mouthing words that other people have put into their heads. Thank you for reporting what they say and do. It gives the rest of us advance warning so we can see them coming.

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Our elected officials used to enforce the laws that we all relied on to keep the peace. Today these officials have been placed in these positions by the radical billionaires who are dedicated to burning down all our shit. The media and the education industry are cohorts in this mission. It is up to the truth tellers and good citizens to take control via the only means we have- at the moment- and that is the ballot box. Vote the bastards out. Term limits. Enforce the damn laws. Keep up the outstanding work Olivia.

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You're comments are spot on.

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Jun 13·edited Jun 13

Government officials are ignoring the growing mobs of violent “protestors” who are using hate speech to harass and intimidate Jews and anyone who supports Israel. Mayors, governors and the President must step up and stop it. These mobs are not ok. Face coverings to hide identities are not ok when the protestors are intimidating people. Vandalizing homes and monuments and disrupting public events in a violent manner cannot be tolerated. If security guards can’t stop it, call in the police or National Guard. Make some rules for the protests and enforce them. It’s getting out of hand.

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Yes, you're correct and this violence needs to stop, but what about when leftists and Dems were targeting conservatives like Ted Cruz, Betsy DeVoss, Sarah Huckabee Sanders, et al., simply eating at restaurant for example - where was the outrage about these attacks on people who worked/supported the Trump Administration and/or are Congressional Republicans? The one-sided, selective outrage shows the hypocrisy of many in the Dem Party and the Left.

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I was outraged at that as well. I was upset about the BLM riots, too. None of these tactics are ok in civilized society. People should have the freedom to eat dinner in peace and quiet in a restaurant, absolutely. Store owners should be protected from mobs looting and police stations should not be burned to the ground by people who are upset. The assault on our Capitol was not ok either. I don’t want violent mobs of any political persuasion intimidating others, destroying property, desecrating monuments and the like.

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I am glad you were not physically injured. Thank you for doing your job. You did it even though they harassed you. I am starting to think many of these people are mentally ill.

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