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The owners didn't want to be a political stop for the presidential candidate

Wikimedia/Gage Skidmore

Who knew refusing to be political would bring on death threats? Rosa Linda's Mexican Café in Denver is getting all sorts of hate mail after Westword reported that they turned away Romney's campaign, which had asked if Romney could stop by to give a speech.

"We were contacted by the campaign of candidate Romney on August 6th, by a former Mormon missionary, that he would like to bring the candidate here, NOT TO EAT but; it was presented to us that he wanted to do a political stump here," the oldest son Oscar Aguirre wrote in a message. "[He wanted to] talk about our small business and how because we share our religious views with the candidate and are Latinos it would be great for him to do a campaign stop."

However, since the original Westword article, Aguirre says the restaurant has been blasted with hate mail and death threats, with people calling the restaurant owners racist. The article said Aguirre and his family would welcome President Obama, implying that the restaurant refused Romney because he is Republican. Aguirre, however, emphasizes that they just "DID NOT WANT TO BE A POLITICAL STOP!" (caps all his).

"We did say NO because we are not Republicans, nor are we Democrats. We will welcome any sitting President of the United States. But we did not want to be a campaign stopping place," Aguirre clarified in a response. But seriously, America? Hate mail and death threats are never a good look on anyone.


Kentucky Chinese Restaurant Receives Death Threats

FORT MITCHELL, Ky. — The Oriental Wok is as popular as it can be during a pandemic.

What You Need To Know

  • Northern Kentucky's Oriental Wok restaurant receives death threats
  • The family restaurant has multiple locations and has been in business since 1977
  • Reports of violence against Asians are happening across the country, including the mass shooting in Atlanta on March 16
  • Customers have been sending cards and calling the restaurant to show support

It is also a true family business.

Sisters Susanna and Angela Wong handle day-to-day operations -- typically seven days a week -- at the Wok's two locations in Fort Mitchell and nearby Cincinnati, across the Ohio River.

Their father Mike opened the restaurant in 1977 after the family emigrated from Hong Kong. Now 80, he still patrols the tight kitchen -- both hectic and efficient during a Monday dinner rush when Spectrum News 1 visited -- as well as his sprawling dining room floor. We watched as he greeted table after table, naming nearly every person he encountered.

"This is a very good customer here!" He exclaimed as he pointed to a smiling middle-aged couple sitting in a booth.

"They support me through the years."

Mike values his regulars so much, some of the walls in his restaurant are covered with custom-made plaques that resemble the stars on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. Each one is etched with the names of families who return repeatedly to give the restaurant business.

The Oriental Wok needed that deep-rooted support over the past year, as the COVID-19 pandemic temporarily shut down dining rooms across the commonwealth.

"In March, when they closed us down, I couldn’t believe it," Angela said, shaking her head. She added that they were lucky their restaurant had an existing efficient takeout system.

But along with the pandemic, another virus reached their doors. As early as April, Angela recalled, racist phone calls began mixing in with the usual takeout orders dialed into the restaurant.

"They just wouldn’t stop," she explained. "'Go back to China take the virus with you.' You know, 'This is your fault.”

The calls came all year. Angela said they contacted police when the most serious ones came in, like when the voice on the other end threatened sexual assault against her young female employees.

Angela’s car was egged, then Susanna’s home.

Then, shortly after the murders of 8 people, including Asian women, in Atlanta, came the final straw.

"Somebody called and said they were going to come in with a shotgun, armed, and shoot us," she said. "Kill us all kill me the staff the family everybody."

The Wongs posted to the restaurant’s Facebook page.

They were done just letting it slide. But as they rebuked the hatred, they took time to thank customers who have become friends. In response came new phone calls, in support of the family. Dozens of families even wrote them cards.

"I still feel at home here," Susanna declared. "This is my home."

"It is a light in the darkness," Angela said as her eyes watered.

In the face of unthinkable hatred, the family that makes a hall of fame for their regular customers was reminded they have an army of support.

The nonprofit Stop AAPI Hate reported 3,795 incidents of hate or discrimination made toward Asian Americans or Pacific Islanders in the US between March 19, 2020, and February 28, 2021.


Parler CEO John Matze receives death threats as censorship intensifies

John Matze, CEO of Parler. American Thought Leaders - The Epoch Times / YouTube By David McLoone
By David McLoone

Big Tech is censoring us. Subscribe to our email list and bookmark LifeSiteNews.com to continue getting our news. Subscribe now.

January 12, 2021 (LifeSiteNews) &ndash After the removal of social media platform Parler from the Google PlayStore and the Apple Store on smartphones and its subsequent removal by Amazon from its web hosting service, CEO John Matze told Fox News host Tucker Carlson that he feared for his safety with &ldquopeople threatening (his) life.&rdquo

&ldquoIt is disgusting,&rdquo Matze said about the threats on his life. &ldquoI can&rsquot go home tonight (&hellip) This is not just, you know, our civil liberties. They can shut down a half a billion dollar company overnight.&rdquo

Parler was shut down by the tech giants Apple, Google, and Amazon on Saturday as the social media platform was performing exceptionally well on app stores, sitting in the number one spot for free app downloads:

The popularity of the app rocketed after Twitter banned the account of President Donald Trump on its platform. Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey celebrated the supplanting of Parler from its number one spot, a consequence of the Big Tech companies working in concert to suppress the app, in a tweet that drew condemnation from the Twittersphere.

Twitter has also been accused of purging numerous conservative accounts, as right-wing commentators began tweeting that they were losing followers by the thousands. PragerU said that they had &ldquolost over 5K followers.&rdquo Matt Walsh of The Daily Wire also tweeted out that he lost &ldquoabout 5,000 followers.&rdquo

Walsh laid the blame on Twitter itself, claiming that the social media platform is targeting conservative voices: &ldquoIt&rsquos clear that Twitter is wiping out conservative accounts. That&rsquos why your follower counts are going down. This is the biggest purge we&rsquove seen, and not the last.&rdquo

A Twitter spokesman told the Daily Caller News Foundation that, &ldquoin line with our policy on Coordinated Harmful Activity,&rdquo and as a result of &ldquothe renewed potential for violence,&rdquo Twitter will take &ldquostrong enforcement action,&rdquo and will &ldquopermanently suspend accounts that are solely dedicated to sharing QAnon content.&rdquo

Commenting on the removal of Parler from its App Store, Apple claimed that Parler allowed &ldquothreats of violence and illegal activity&rdquo and &ldquohas not taken adequate measures to address the proliferation of these threats to people&rsquos safety.&rdquo Matze noted his surprise at the recent shutdown as he told Carlson he had received no notification from Apple, Google, or Amazon, who canceled his social media service &ldquowithout any prior warning.&rdquo

&ldquoWe didn&rsquot get a notice from Google we read it online in the news first,&rdquo Matze explained. &ldquoThat is shocking. And then after they set that example, you know, we get email after email. It&rsquos almost like you&rsquore just waiting, who&rsquos going to be next dumping us.&rdquo He anticipates that &ldquowithin 24 hours our (Parler&rsquos) email will be shut off too.&rdquo

Matze professed to not going down without a fight, biting back at the companies responsible for Parler&rsquos shutdown: &ldquoWe will be back eventually because we are not going to give up.&rdquo He doubled down on this promise, saying &ldquowe&rsquore going to do it. We&rsquore going to be back online one day. And hopefully soon, as soon as possible. But this is a real challenge. We have to build our own infrastructure &mdash our own everything in order to do it.&rdquo

Commenting on the difficulty of re-establishing the business online, Matze noted that, without the availability of Big Tech platforms, it may take some time to implement a new infrastructure. &ldquo(S)oon is difficult, you know,&rdquo he said, explaining that, in talks with server providers, &ldquoright at the last minute they just bailed (&hellip) someone said something: we can&rsquot host you.&rdquo

In response to Amazon removing the social media platfom from its web hosting service, Parler is suing Amazon. The lawsuit states that Amazon Web Services terminated Parler&rsquos account based on political hostilities, violated antitrust laws, and did not fulfil its contractual obligation to give Parler 30 days&rsquo notice of termination.


Republican Congressman Receives Death Threat From Retired Teacher

A staff member in the district office of U.S. Rep. Paul Gosar, R-Prescott, retrieved voice mails Monday morning, which were left during the weekend.

There was a 36-second message on the phone from a woman, who was apparently not happy with the conservative congressman:

“So, the way I see it, since you supported a child rapist who has 65 years of crimes and you are doing shit about Covid, and I’ve had people die, I think it’s totally ok for me to come with my gun and shoot you in the head.

That’s what we think of you Mr. Gosar. You’re a murderer supporter and you are just going down. Murderer, murderer, murderer supporter, you are going down.

And we’ll make sure we’ll send lots of protestors your way too.

You’re a real big fucking piece of shit.”

Listen to Margaret Kathleen Spangenberg threaten to do harm to Rep. Paul Gosar

The woman, who was later identified as a retired schoolteacher who resides in Glendale, is under investigation by the U.S. Capitol Police, said Tom Van Flein, Gosar’s chief of staff.

Van Flein said he had no idea what the woman was referring to regarding a child rapist.

The caller, identified as Margaret Kathleen Spangenberg through caller ID, identifies herself on her Facebook page as a retired gifted teacher and licensed insurance agent, whose interests included elections and travel.

She posted a video of herself in January 2019, as she instructs a class of first-graders. The voice on the video is similar to that of the recording of her death threat.

Her voice on the death threat recording sounds younger than her age, possibly because she has spent much of her time speaking to young children. The tone of the death threat does not sound menacing, but rather that of a primary school teacher explaining nicely that she plans to kill someone.


Margaret Kathleen Spangenberg inexplicably shared her “First Grade Challenge” on a famous comedian’s Facebook page.

It is unclear what crime Margaret Kathleen Spangenberg believed Sen. Marsha Blackburn (R-TN) committed that would result in incarceration, however her dissatisfaction with Big Lots stemmed from the fact that the retailer is not union-friendly [Screen shots from social media] An effort to contact Spangenberg at her apartment was made by Arizona Daily Independent Saturday afternoon. Although there were apparently people inside her home, there was no response to the doorbell.

Van Flein said that he has not heard whether Spangenberg will be charged for allegedly making this death threat.

The Capitol Police issued a warning poster to Gosar’s office during the week, with a photo of Spangenberg, instructing staff members to contact the law enforcement agency if the woman should show up there.

“It looks like a wanted poster,” Van Flein said in a phone interview.

According to federal law, threatening officials including congressional representatives is a Class C or D felony, carrying maximum penalties of five or ten years.

Van Flein said this was the fifth death threat Gosar has received during the past ten years he has served in Congress.

“I don’t think anyone who threatened Gosar was indicted or convicted,” Van Flein said, adding that this most recent threat was the most blatant of all those threats.

The Capitol Police Threats investigation department was not available Saturday to comment on this case.

Death threat suspect is a political activist

Retired schoolteacher, Margaret Kathleen Spangenberg, is very active in the #RedforEd movement. [Screenshots from Facebook] Spangenberg’s Facebook cover photo shows her with three other people, all dressed in red to support the Red for Ed campaign, a nationwide movement for more funding for public schools and teachers.

Her profile picture is a Mark Kelly for U.S. Senate poster.

Van Flein said it was hypocritical and ironic for a Mark Kelly supporter to make a threat of this nature.

“His wife was shot in the head,” Van Flein said, referring to the shooting of U.S. Rep. Gabby Giffords, who was severely disabled by a gunman in a shooting in Tucson in January 2011. “It is particularly despicable that she threatens a congressman like this.”

Van Flein, an attorney who previously served with the 2008 vice-presidential campaign of Sarah Palin, said it is considered more normal now for people to express a desire to hurt conservatives.

“You see celebrities and journalists who have implied that violence is OK against conservatives,” Van Flein said. “There has been a general devolvement of civilized discussion. They feel morally justified to get people fired and hurting people. I think Mary feels justified in making this threat.”

He referred to U.S. Rep. Maxine Waters, who told supporters they should confront Trump administration officials in public and let them know they were not welcome anywhere anymore. After that several officials were harassed and denied service in a restaurant.

“It is inciting violence against people they disagree with,” Van Flein said.

Gosar said in a statement that the violent rhetoric from the Left has already had deadly consequences.

“From Portland to DC and elsewhere radical Democrats espouse hate and violence and these words incite mentally ill people to take action,” said Gosar. “It’s completely unacceptable.”

A Bernie Sanders supporter fired 60 rounds at a group of Republican congressional representatives and staffers who were practicing for a charity baseball game on June 14, 2017, wounding five people, including U.S. Rep. Steve Scalise.

Van Flein said that violence is considered normal now, with riots and murders that have become routine, as well as people expressing a desire to hurt conservatives.


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To this Black Lives Matter cofounder, activism begins in the kitchen

Years before cofounding Black Lives Matter, Alicia Garza sat in a cramped kitchen sipping a sweet gin drink from a plastic cup, waiting for a pan of turkey legs to finish cooking.

The kitchen belonged to Betty Higgins, a retired bus driver in San Francisco’s Bayview neighbourhood. Higgins – or Ms Betty as everyone called her – was a fixture of the community, and as a neighbourhood organiser at the time, Garza wanted to pick her brain. But when Garza would knock on her door, Higgins would brush her off. Something wasn’t clicking. Then Garza realised that if she wanted to have a real conversation with Higgins, she had to put down her clipboard, go inside and talk while Higgins cooked and took care of her kids.

“I had to learn it’s not about getting through your list of things,” she says. “If you’re going to visit Ms Betty, you’re going to sit there for a couple hours. At the end, you’re going to eat good food, and she’s going to be, like, ‘This person cares about me.’”

The lesson was about more than that one connection: Garza was also starting to learn that food and cooking can be as crucial to her work as they had always been to her personal life.

Black Lives Matter was born in 2013, after George Zimmerman was acquitted in the shooting of Trayvon Martin in Florida. Garza took to Facebook from her Oakland, California, home, and wrote a letter. She concluded it by saying, “Black people. I love you. I love us. We matter. Our lives matter, Black lives matter.”

Over the next year, those last three words grew into a national movement. “I stopped being how I’m used to being,” Garza recalls, “which is relatively anonymous.” At her favourite restaurants, she would be approached by strangers, all of them weighing in on how the movement could change, be better, do more. The lack of privacy, the monumental expectations – they have made for a high-intensity life. So, to relax, Garza, 37, does what she has always done. She cooks.

When she was in New York recently for a week of meetings and events, Garza agreed to make dinner with me in my Brooklyn flat, and to talk about her work. Although the kitchen wasn’t her own, Garza moved with relaxed ease, making sure her cutting board was always clean and her counter organised. She sliced strips of bacon in half and cooked them down for the collard greens before generously seasoning a pile of flour for dredging her fish fillets.

Even while chopping, stirring, peeling and tasting, Garza speaks slowly and thoughtfully.

As she empties a bowl of fresh corn kernels into a large cast-iron skillet, Garza is careful to turn the pan’s handle so it doesn’t jut out past the stove top. It’s something she learnt from her mother, “so you don’t brush it and get scalded from what’s on the stove”. In the kitchen, Garza often draws on tips her grandmother gave her, and things she saw her mother do. This creamed corn, rich and comforting, was passed down from Garza’s grandmother to her mother, and then on to Garza. Tonight, the corn and collard greens are complements to the main dish, her fried fish. It’s a trifecta from her childhood. She cuts the onions her own way, and uses more of the collard stems than her grandmother would, but Garza doesn’t stray too far from the family recipes.

“My mum made this food for us because it was what she knew how to cook, but also because she had to figure out how to sustain a family on the cheap,” Garza says. “This is what we had access to, because we were locked out of the economy.”

During her childhood, Garza and her family lived in the North San Francisco Bay area. Her mother worked a number of jobs – for the US Postal Service, in a department store stockroom, and as a housekeeper. Her days were long, and by the time she got home from work, it was usually too late to cook. On the dinner table many nights were takeaway containers and microwave meals. Garza woke early on the weekends and made breakfast (eggs, cinnamon toast, bacon) while her mother slept.

“She started to trust me in the kitchen, that I wasn’t going to burn it down,” Garza says, laughing. When her mother did have time off, she cooked all day, piling the table high with creamed corn, collard greens and Garza’s favourite: fried chicken. Each of those meals was a special occasion.

On quiet nights, when Garza is craving the flavours of her family, she makes these dishes or others from her mother’s table. Often, she cooks for Malachi, her husband and fellow activist. She says Malachi is a good cook, but when he stirs a pot that’s meant to be left alone, dips his finger in her sauce or turns a pan’s handle the wrong way, Garza sends him to wait in the dining room while she finishes the meal. Then, the kitchen is all hers. “It’s just me by myself, which I really like,” she says.

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Since Black Lives Matter grew into a national movement, Garza has rarely been home for a stretch of more than three days. But when she is home, she cooks all the time. Sitting at her dinner table might be a handful of old friends, and one or two new ones, but they must be “folks who I trust immensely”. Although Garza is so often surrounded by crowds, her work sometimes feels shockingly lonely. “Some people only interact with you because they think you’re close to something that they want. Do you want to have a security system in your house? Do you want to get death threats by email?” It’s this side of Garza’s life that even her close friends rarely see.

When Garza is cooking, she has an “open-door policy”. Friends and colleagues whom she loves and trusts are welcome to come and share their ideas and hopes for the movement. But they’ll have to do so in her kitchen, while she tends to a pot of beans or makes her grandmother’s smothered pork chops. “There is something about being nourished that I think must change your biochemistry in a kind of way,” she says. “If I need to have a hard conversation with someone, I’d way rather do it over food.”

It’s with this same spirit that cookbook author Julia Turshen wrote her most recent book, Feed the Resistance. “Kitchens and dining room tables aren’t just places to make food,” says Turshen, whose writing often centres on social causes and calls to action. “They’re also safe and familiar places to gather, connect, organise, plan and to recuperate. Food not only changes the feeling in a space, it also shifts behaviour. When we feel safe and comfortable, we’re free to have uncomfortable-but-important conversations.”

Garza’s inclination to organise and plan over food is deeply personal. Yet she follows in the footsteps of many great activists and leaders before her. “Food sustains movements,” says Fred Opie, author of several books and a professor of history and foodways at Babson College in Massachusetts. “Food also starts movements.”

Over a plate of ribs at Aleck’s Barbecue Heaven in Atlanta, Martin Luther King Jr met with colleagues, devised strategy and planned his speeches. During the Montgomery bus boycott of the 1950s, Georgia Gilmore opened a makeshift restaurant in her Alabama home after being fired from her job for speaking out against the bus drivers. She sold pound cakes, pies and cookies at local businesses, and she started the Club From Nowhere, a group whose proceeds supported transportation for those boycotting the buses.

“There would not have been successful movements without the thousands of people who gave up their own, without any help financially . to buy food,” Opie says. “From fried chicken to cakes and pies made by members of the Club From Nowhere, there were literally thousands of people” baking and raising money.

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In her work before Black Lives Matter, Garza craved the kind of relationship she had formed in Higgins’s kitchen. Conversation had been relaxed and, over a shared meal, she had become familiar with Higgins’s hopes and dreams. “All good organising is based on a foundation of relationships,” she says, as she dips a tilapia fillet into seasoned flour. She found that sometimes her fellow organisers, too wrapped up in the business of their daily lives, were not making time to enjoy the long meals and conversation that had informed so much of her work. “I needed thought partners. People that I could talk to, that I could trust.” In her work now, Garza is creating space and time for that trust to build.

Last year, she hatched the idea for a new organisation. “This new project is all about transforming black communities into constituencies,” she says, reaching into the fridge for a bottle of hot sauce. Her goal for this work, part of what she calls the Black Futures Lab, is to build progressive political movements in small towns, major cities and, ultimately, nationwide. To better understand what communities need across the country, Garza and her team have launched a massive survey. To reach people who are often overlooked by online surveys – namely LGBT+, immigrant and imprisoned communities – Garza has sent out organisers to collect responses in person.

Her work has already helped elevate Black Lives Matter to a national platform. But even to Garza, creating another organisation, with such large goals, seems overwhelming at times. How is she coping? Over lunch, of course. Before she and her team start their work, there is always a meal. “We don’t sit in a room and talk at each other. We break bread together. It’s a time for us to get present.”

When the fish she’s been watching turns a golden brown, Garza removes it from the pot and brings her dishes to the table. Years ago, she stood at Higgins’s front door with a clipboard, trying to talk politics and hash out logistics. Now, she’s taking her time, letting conversations unfurl, enjoying the process.

“There’s an important story to tell around the way food helps us reconnect with ourselves,” she muses, as she helps herself to a crisp piece of fish, a portion of greens and a big spoonful of corn. At Garza’s table, a home-cooked meal is always the first order of business.

Creamed corn

What’s nice about this version of the Southern classic side dish is that the sauce cooks into the corn, making the vegetable quite tender.

The dishes here are adapted from family recipes by Alicia Garza.

5 ears fresh corn
8 tbsp unsalted butter
¾ tsp salt
¼ tsp freshly ground black pepper
½ tsp garlic powder (granulated garlic)
230ml whole milk

Use a sharp chef’s knife to cut the kernels from each ear of corn. Place the kernels in a large bowl.

Melt the butter in a large skillet over medium-low heat. Add the corn, along with the salt, pepper and garlic powder, stirring to incorporate.

Stir in the milk increase the heat so the mixture is bubbling at the edges. Cook for 1½ to 2 hours, until the milk solids are visible and there is very little liquid left in the pan. Be sure to scrape the bottom and sides of the pan often, to prevent sticking.

At this point, the corn kernels should be quite tender. Transfer to a serving bowl serve warm.

Collard greens

This recipe proves that collards do not have to be long-cooked to take on flavour and become tender.

4 slices thick-cut bacon (115g total)
450g (about 1 bunch) collard greens
1 small white onion, cut in half and thinly sliced
2 cloves garlic, minced
¼ tsp salt
Pinch freshly ground black pepper

Line a plate with paper towels. Cut the bacon crosswise into 2-inch long pieces. Place in a large, cold skillet and cook over medium heat, until crisp. Transfer the bacon to the lined plate to drain remove the pan (with reduced bacon fat) from the heat.

Rinse the collard greens. Working in batches, stack the leaves, roll them tightly and cut crosswise into ¼-inch-wide strips, discarding only the thick base of the stem.

Return the skillet of bacon fat to medium heat. Add the onion and the garlic cook for 5 or 6 minutes, until the onion becomes translucent and the garlic is fragrant. Stir in the salt and pepper.

Add the collard greens to the skillet cook for 10 to 15 minutes, until they are wilted and have turned several shades darker.

Transfer the greens to a serving bowl. Chop the cooled bacon into ¼-inch pieces. Top the greens with bacon serve warm.


Restaurant Owner Allegedly Receives Death Threats Over Anti-Trump Poster, Community Offers Support

A Baltimore restaurant has allegedly been on the receiving end of threats to burn down the building and for the owner to be killed over a poster that criticizes President Donald Trump.

Rosalyn Vera, the owner of Cocina Luchadoras in the Fells Point neighborhood of Baltimore, informed the police of the threats against her and her business last week, The Baltimore Sun reports.

The calls came from a male on Thursday, Vera told the Sun, threatening to harm her and the business if she did not remove a poster that depicts Trump and includes a message in Spanish that translates to "Donald, you are stupid."

The poster is one of several in the restaurant that speaks out against Trump and his policies, others are favorable towards immigration, the Sun reports.

Vera said she notified the police of the threat and that authorities came to the restaurant and took down caller ID information regarding the two phone calls she received. The suspect's name has not been released by the Baltimore Police Department.

Vera, a U.S. citizen and the daughter of immigrants, said that the alleged threats scared her.

"We're trying to make a living here and not bother anyone," Vera told the Sun.

On Saturday, the news of the alleged threat had made the rounds with community members coming into the restaurant to offer support, the Sun reports.

One of them, Baltimore city councilman Zeke Cohen, posted his support on Twitter, saying: "After criticizing President Trump my friend Rosalyn had her life threatened. Today I went to @CocinaLuchadora to support her. Our diversity makes Baltimore beautiful. Our right to free speech makes America great. I stand with Rosalyn."

After criticizing President Trump my friend Rosalyn had her life threatened. Today I went to @CocinaLuchadora to support her.

Our diversity makes Baltimore beautiful.

Our right to free speech makes America great.

Vera told the Sun that she received another threatening call Saturday, but she has no plans to remove the poster.


Michael Savage Receives Serious Death Threat, MSM Ignores

Conservative radio host Michael Savage is the target of death threats, and he is “taking this very seriously.” He told The Washington Times he has gone into hiding. The major mainstream media has been shockingly silent. Law enforcement is taking it seriously, but the MSM doesn’t care.

Hatred and threats are now the norms. It’s also common for attacks on the right to be ignored while anything against a person on the left becomes a crisis.

City, state and federal agencies are taking a look at a vicious, hateful email sent to a restaurant he frequents. The email threatens to shoot up the establishment if he’s not denied future service.

Portions of the email sent to the restaurant state, in all caps:

“I DEMAND THAT YOU REFUSE TO ALLOW MICHAEL SAVAGE … IN YOUR F-ING RESTAURANT AGAIN. HE IS A RACIST WHITE SUPREMACIST PIECE OF SH— … DONT WANT TO LISTEN TO ME? WELL I GUESS YOURE ALL GONNA F—ING DIE THEN CUZ I AM WAITING FOR THE MOTHAF— AND I WILL WAIT AND WATCH YOUR F—ING BUSINESS AND WHEN I SEE HIM GO IN THERE IM GOING TO START SHOOTING EVERY BODY I CAN FIND.”

It’s no longer unusual to threaten conservatives in restaurants and other public spaces. It’s a thing now. Ask Maxine Waters. She knows all about it.

The lunatic who sent this message, and who knows the restaurant Savage hangs out in, is threatening mass murder. Yet, the media is ignoring it.

“I OWN 3 GUNS AND I CAN DO SOME SERIOUS F—ING DAMAGE,” the email went on. “I WILL KILL AS MANY OF YOU RACIST-SUPPORTING/ENABLING WHITE SUPREMACISTS AS I F—ING CAN.”

The loon called him an “f…crypto Jew”. That is frightening.

“PEOPLE WILL F—— DIE,” the email messenger wrote. “IM GOING TO KILL THAT F—— CRYPTO JEW BUT IF YOU DONT WANT YOUR WHOLE BUSINESS TO TURN INTO A F—— SHOOTING GALLERY AND YOUR CUSTOMERS TO GET CAUGHT UP IN THIS YOU BETTER KEEP HIM OUTTA THERE OR ELSE … YOURE ALL GONNA F—— DIE UNLESS YOU DO WHAT I F—— SAY. ILL REALLY MAKE U F—— FAMOUS.”

Savage has received death threats before, but in these times, he is paying attention to this one.

Outlets reporting the threat are Fox News, the NY Post, The Washington Times, American Thinker, the Blaze, Infowars, Insider radio, The Daily Wire, and other right-leaning websites.

The Hill and Newsweek wrote brief articles on it. Newsweek elaborated a bit and added a brief mention of the assault on Tucker Carlson’s home by Antifa. They didn’t bother to mention Antifa are anarcho-communists.

Why would the media ignore it? Perhaps they hope he is killed, or they don’t care. Perhaps it’s only an issue for them when a leftist is targeted since people on the right are so reviled, they are not people to them. The right has been dehumanized.


Kim Foxx receives death threats after Jussie Smollett charges dropped

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BWF Receives Death Threat Over All England Incident Govt Speaks

TEMPO.CO, Jakarta - Youth and Sports Ministry Secretary, Gatot S. Dewa Broto, on Wednesday addressed an online threat that was aimed at the Badminton World Federation (BWF) management following the withdrawal of the Indonesian badminton team from the All England 2021.

Gatot maintained that expressing disappointment is understandable but it is truly unacceptable once anger turns into death threats. He urged people to avert from overdoing their anger.

&ldquoBased on the content, the language used is surely not from a foreigner, but for whoever sent the message, we plead the netizens not to overdo your anger,&rdquo said Gatot to Tempo on Wednesday, March 23.

He defended that the letter of apology from BWF President Poul-Erik Høyer Larsen already sufficed, especially as the apology was directed to President Joko Widodo, Youth and Sports Minister, and the Foreign Affairs Minister.

&ldquoThe letter was straight to the point, making an apology and promising that it will be a serious lesson,&rdquo said Gatot.

Moreover, Gatot said the issue has been put to rest, calling for the public to avert from creating a bigger fuss and possibly ruin the long-term interest Indonesia has together with the BWF in terms of badminton.

In regards to the death threat, BWF showed it through their Instagram account&rsquos insta story. The Youth and Sports Ministry Secretary said that it would not be difficult for Indonesian authorities to track down the perpetrator.


Alicia Machado Says She Got Death Threats After Becoming Posterchild Trump's Bodyshaming

Alicia Machado doesn’t want to see Donald Trump anywhere near the White House.

The former Miss Universe spent a tumultuous election season campaigning for Hillary Clinton, but was the subject of obscene negative comments from Trump and his fans, and even death threats, for her support.

Machado, 38, says she couldn’t believe Trump is even in the race.

“When I saw him become a candidate, I was in shock. I said, ‘It can’t be that this monster is back in my life,’ ” Machado tells PEOPLE en Español.

Machado made headlines after Clinton brought her up during the first presidential debate, citing Trump’s treatment of Machado while he owned the Miss Universe pageant as an example of his poor treatment of women. The Republican nominee then doubled down on his criticism of the Venezuela native he once called “Miss Piggy” and “Miss Housekeeping.”

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“I don’t forgive this man who [made it okay for people] speak badly about [me],” the former Miss Universe says.. “I cannot stay quiet.”

After the debate, Trump continued to bash Machado, and went on a 3 a.m. Twitter rant where he suggested that she had a sex tape — a claim that was later proven to be untrue. But it ignited a slew of hateful comments from his followers.

“To be in this position, they’re going to say that I’m a whore. It’s already happening. They’re saying it again. That I look fat or old. Of all the things they can say to me in this moment, I already lived it,” Machado says.

Machado isn’t letting their comments get to her.

“They won’t intimidate me because I’m backed up by the truth,” she says. 𠇊s long as I’m firm and strong in my convictions, I’m at peace and moving forward.”

Machado spent her years post-Miss Universe acting in telenovelas, and now runs an online store, is filming a movie in the U.S., is writing a memoir, and continues to work on her foundation, Mamis Solas, which aids other single moms.

Machado, who became a U.S. citizen in August to vote against Trump, says she decided to jump into the political fray for her 8-year-old daughter Dinorah.

“My daughter motivated me to share my story,” Machado explains. “She’s a very happy girl, who was born in this country. I have to share that and maybe my story can make some people understand the magnitude of what it would mean to have Trump as the leader of the most important country in the world.”

PEOPLE en Español will announce its Most Influential List 2016 on Despierta America on Wednesday morning.


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