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Undercover Police Confronted After Making Street Arrest at Dutch Farmer Protest

The Dutch farmer protests are growing increasingly dangerous. Undercover police officers are running ‘snatch-and-grab’ arrests more commonly seen in authoritarian dictatorships than Western ‘liberal’ governments.

In Amsterdam, public footage has surfaced that appears to show undercover police officers violently arresting a civilian. The undercover operation reveals a disturbing escalation in state action against the the Dutch farmer protesters.

Additional footage corroborates that uniform police intervened to assist with the undercover operation.

In the Netherlands, there are reports of “undercover police agitators” who infiltrate protests against the government known as “Romeo’s.” They can often be identified wearing masks more commonly seen under the Covid pandemic response.

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In early August, Dutch police actions against pro-farmer protesters reached their most openly violent to date.

The Dutch police have been steadily ratcheting up their operations to disrupt and thwart the pro-farmer protests.

“A source in the Netherlands told me that Dutch police stopped 100+ tractors and truckers on their way to Amsterdam for the protest,” RebelNews’ Katie Daviscourt reported on July 23. “The tractors that arrived this morning are the only ones that made it.”

In early July, the Dutch police actually fired shots at the farmers’ tractors, then claimed they were ‘warning shots.’

“Dutch police fired shots at tractor-riding farmers who were protesting against plans to cut nitrogen emissions on Tuesday evening in northern Netherlands,” Politico reported on July 6.

“According to the Friesland police, their shots hit a tractor, but no one was injured,” the report added. “Three suspects were arrested.”

Amid the reports of the police incident, a video reported claiming that the Dutch farmer protesters attacked undercover police officers went viral. The original video was debunked as actually having originated at a Covid lockdown protest in August 2020.

 

In late June, pro-farmer protesters attacked police vans with mallets and blunt instruments amid the ongoing enforcement of the climate policies.

The Guardian reported in December that the nitrogen crackdown stems in part from the highest Dutch administrative court deciding in 2019 that “the government was breaking EU law by not doing enough to reduce excess nitrogen in vulnerable natural areas, due to farming and industrial activities.”

The Netherlands’ 13-year multibillion-euro plan initially pays Dutch livestock farmers to “relocate,” “exit the industry,” or “transition” to government-approved farming practices. While this initial stage is deemed “voluntary,” the government reserves coercion as a final resort.

“In the end, it might be necessary to stop negotiating as a last resort, but the basis is voluntary,” said Dutch MP Tjeerd de Groot, part of coalition government’s Democrats 66 party.

The ultimatum would spark ‘freedom convoy’ protests in spring and summer of 2022, which have continued despite a dearth of international coverage.

“Dutch farmers have formed ‘freedom convoys’ to protest their government’s strict environmental rules,” citizen journalist and podcast host Jules noted in a Twitter thread. “The tractor convoys are a nod to Canada’s Freedom Convoys.”

“The demonstrations are so widespread that Rolling Stones’ Mick Jagger gave a shout-out to the farmers in Dutch during an Amsterdam concert,” she added while citing Fox News.

Dutch prime minister Mark Rutte has slammed the protesters, including calling them “a–holes” in private company, the report added.

The farmers themselves have often been cordial and hospitable, even to police officers. The ‘freedom convoy’ protests are a form of non-violent resistance to oppose what the farmers view as injustice.

But those non-violent protests have not come without friction with authorities who see dealing with the farmers and their public backers as a thorny issue for the government.

In addition to reports of the Dutch police’s aggressive response against the farmers and their backers protesting the climate regulations, there have been videos of police attacking journalists at the protests.

The Dutch police actions are raising public alarm that the nation is becoming increasingly dictatorial under stringent environmental regulations. At a July 23 rally, former U.S. President Donald Trump praised the farmers for fighting against “climate tyranny.”

Sieta van Keimpema, the Farmers Defense Force (FDF) secretary, was questioned in July on the FDF’s tactics, which include setting fire to hay bales, blockading thoroughfares with tractors and heavy machinery, blocking on-ramps with mounds of soil, and smeared manure outside the home of the agriculture minister.

“As long as the government sticks to the current goals, you will get this kind of situation,” she said. “30,000 companies are affected by this. People can’t sleep anymore. There are suicides among farmers who can’t anymore.”

The Ministry of Finance estimates that nearly 30,000 farmers could be impacted by the climate plans. As many as 11,200 companies would be forced to close and 17,600 farmers would have to reduce their livestock to comply with the government’s plans.

Trienke Elshof, a dairy farmer with 250 cows in the northern province of Friesland, told Time that the regulatory push is too much, too fast for the farmers to accommodate.

“We know we have to do something about nitrogen, but not in this top-down way, and not at this speed,” she says. “It feels like they want to get rid of all the farmers in the Netherlands.”

The Netherland’s other high-polluting industries, such as aviation, construction, and transport, are not yet being targeted by stringent environmental rules. So, why target food production? And why now? When the world is facing food shortages, in part due to Covid lockdowns?

Notice: This article may contain commentary that reflects the author’s opinion.



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Undercover Police Confronted After Making Street Arrest at Dutch Farmer Protest is written by Kyle Becker for trendingpolitics.com

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Nikki Haley Donors Flock to Biden Campaign

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In a stunning display of political opportunism and disloyalty, former supporters of Nikki Haley’s Republican primary campaign have shamelessly defected to Joe Biden’s camp as the presidential election looms. This egregious betrayal not only underscores the depth of moral bankruptcy within certain segments of the GOP but also highlights the duplicitous nature of individuals willing to sacrifice their conservative values for personal gain.

With Donald Trump securing the GOP nomination for November’s presidential election, the stage is set for a fiery rematch between the incumbent Biden and the formidable Trump. However, the Machiavellian maneuvers of former Haley donors reveal a troubling trend of self-serving treachery within the Republican Party.

Haley, once touted as a rising star within the conservative movement, suspended her primary campaign earlier this month following Super Tuesday. Yet, rather than rallying behind the Republican nominee, some of her erstwhile backers have shamelessly switched their allegiance to Biden, driven by a toxic combination of ego and ambition.

Media mogul Jeffrey Katzenberg, along with other prominent donors who had previously supported Haley, have now pledged their support to Biden, betraying not only their former candidate but also the core principles of conservatism. Their actions demonstrate a callous disregard for the values of limited government, individual liberty, and fiscal responsibility that define the Republican Party.

Rufus Gifford, Biden’s campaign finance chair, has openly admitted to actively courting Haley supporters to join the Democratic cause. This brazen attempt to poach conservative donors underscores the cynicism and opportunism that pervade Biden’s campaign, as he seeks to exploit divisions within the GOP for his own political gain.

While Biden may hypocritically extend an olive branch to Haley supporters, his true intentions are clear: to co-opt and neutralize any opposition to his radical agenda of socialist policies and big government intervention. Those who align themselves with Biden are not only betraying their former candidate but also betraying the conservative movement and the millions of Americans who stand for freedom and prosperity.

In contrast, President Trump has made it abundantly clear that there is no room for turncoats within the MAGA movement. His steadfast commitment to America-first policies and conservative principles has earned him the loyalty and support of millions of patriotic Americans who refuse to compromise their values for political expediency.

As the battle lines are drawn for the upcoming election, conservatives must remain vigilant against the insidious influence of traitors within their own ranks. Nikki Haley’s turncoats may seek to undermine the conservative movement, but they will ultimately be remembered as opportunists who sold their souls for a fleeting moment of political relevance.

In the words of President Trump, “We don’t want them, and will not accept them.” It is time for true conservatives to stand united behind the only candidate capable of defending our values and leading our nation forward: Donald J. Trump. Anything less would be a betrayal of everything we hold dear as Americans.

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Democrats Try to Block “Sarah’s Law” From Protecting Americans

Senator Joni Ernst, a Republican from Iowa, encountered fierce resistance from Democratic lawmakers as she made a determined effort to advance Sarah’s Law, a vital piece of legislation aimed at detaining illegal immigrants who commit violent crimes, in a bid to prevent harrowing tragedies like those of Sarah Root and Laken Riley.

Ernst’s proposal, Sarah’s Law, demands that Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) detain illegal immigrants charged with causing death or serious injury to others. The heart-wrenching case of Sarah Root, a 21-year-old from Iowa whose life was tragically cut short by a drunk driver who was in the country illegally, Edwin Mejia, serves as a stark reminder of the urgent need for such legislation. Despite Mejia’s extensive record of driving offenses and evasion of court proceedings, ICE, citing Obama-era immigration enforcement guidelines, callously declined to detain him.

The recent devastating loss of Laken Riley, a 22-year-old nursing student from the University of Georgia, purportedly at the hands of another illegal immigrant, Jose Ibarra, has reignited fervent calls for the enactment of Sarah’s Law. Ibarra faces grave charges, including malice murder and felony murder. The refusal to detain individuals like Ibarra epitomizes the callous disregard for public safety that permeates the current immigration system, leaving innocent lives hanging in the balance.

Ernst’s impassioned plea for unanimous consent to propel Sarah’s Law forward was met with vehement opposition from Majority Whip Dick Durbin, a Democrat from Illinois. Durbin adamantly raised concerns, contending that the bill could inadvertently ensnare victims of trafficking or domestic abuse and trample upon immigrants’ due process rights.

Critics of Sarah’s Law, predominantly Democrats, contend that it might not have averted Riley’s tragic demise, given that Ibarra’s criminal record did not include prior incidents involving death or injury. However, Ernst steadfastly maintains that the prevailing immigration policies, including the notorious “catch and release” practice, perpetuate a climate of impunity, allowing potentially dangerous individuals to roam freely within the country’s borders.

Despite the setback in the Senate, the push for robust immigration enforcement and the enactment of measures like Sarah’s Law continues to encounter fierce opposition from Democratic quarters. The palpable divide underscores the deep-seated ideological chasm regarding immigration reform, intensifying the urgency for decisive action to safeguard the lives and well-being of American citizens.

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Tricky Nikki Wins DC Swamp Primary

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Former South Carolina Governor Nikki Haley’s victory in the Washington, DC, Republican primary election may seem like a cause for celebration among the establishment elites and swamp dwellers, but it’s a grim reminder of the deep-seated betrayal of true conservative values.

In a district notorious for its entrenched establishment and lobbyist influence, Haley managed to eke out a victory over the true America First leader, former President Donald Trump. However, her margin of victory is overshadowed by the fact that it occurred in the heart of “the swamp,” where special interests reign supreme and the will of the American people takes a back seat to political expediency.

Haley’s win, fueled by lobbyist dollars and establishment backing, is a slap in the face to the grassroots movement that propelled Trump to victory in 2016 and continues to support him fervently. Despite her desperate attempts to portray herself as a viable alternative to Trump, Haley’s lackluster performance in her home state of South Carolina and her dismal showing in other primaries only serve to underscore her disconnect from the Republican base.

Her staggering expenditure of over $76 million in a futile bid to defeat Trump in multiple primary states reeks of desperation and underscores her willingness to prioritize personal ambition over principle. It’s abundantly clear that Haley’s allegiance lies not with the conservative values that define the Republican Party but with the entrenched interests of the Washington establishment.

While Haley may cling to the hope of staying competitive in the race, her delusions of grandeur are starkly at odds with reality. Despite her defiant rhetoric, the overwhelming support for Trump among Republican voters across the country leaves little room for doubt about the outcome of the primary race.

As Haley scrambles to salvage her floundering campaign, it’s evident that her aspirations of clinching the nomination are nothing more than a pipe dream. With a paltry 19 delegates to her name and a yawning chasm of over 1,000 delegates separating her from the nomination, Haley’s chances of success are as remote as her understanding of the true pulse of the Republican Party.

In the end, Nikki Haley’s victory in the DC primary may be a hollow triumph for the establishment elites, but it serves as a rallying cry for true conservatives to reject the siren song of political opportunism and stand firm in their support for the America First agenda championed by President Trump. The swamp may celebrate Haley’s win, but the heart and soul of the Republican Party remain firmly with Trump and the principles he represents.

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