West Allis mayor stands up to Nazis

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Dan Devine: He can't stop the Nazis, but he can despise them.
The mayor of West Allis, Wisconsin, can't legally do anything to stop the white supremacist rally that's going to be held there tomorrow. But in the spirit of the same First Amendment that lets those creeps hold their little march, the mayor held a press conference this morning and told them they're not welcome.

The group organizing the rally is the National Socialist Movement, a Nazi-affiliated group that apparently thinks the best thing for a town beset by race-based violence at the Wisconsin State Fair is... more racism.

West Allis mayor Dan Devine said this morning that the group has no known local ties to the community, and that he doesn't want anyone to think West Allis is rolling out the red carpet for the Nazis.

"Unfortunately," Devine said, "tomorrow this plaza will be utilized by a group that is offensive and un-American. The repulsive views they will express here tomorrow do not represent the great people of West Allis."

"As far as we know," Devine went on, "the group has no members from West Allis."
 
But they do have one from Minnesota. In fact, the organizer himself is a former resident: Jeff Schoep, who's since relocated to Detroit, was once based out of Hutchinson.

Echoing the awful stuff that flooded this very news site around the time of the Wisconsin State Fair riots, the group's press release announcing its rally tried to propose something of a race war:

"The White Resistance is being organized now! The endless phone calls, and emails coming from concerned citizens of Milwaukee have been taken into account, and we will make your voices heard."
Inappropriate Capitalization and Punctuation!

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The neo-Nazis have ambition, and some very cheap video editing software.
Devine pointed out the tragic irony that the same document that's going to let a couple dozen Nazis wander around is probably one they don't adhere to anyway.

"They take advantage of the Constitution, despite the fact that everything they stand for is contrary to it," Devine said.

Devine made reference to the attacks on opening night of the State Fair, saying they're nothing to be proud of, and have been condemned by all sides. But, he continued, this kind of Nazi nonsense is no way to respond.

"While there is no fire," Devine said, "if there were you would not put it out with gasoline.

"As a member of 'white America,' I don't need a neo-Nazi group to defend me." 

City Pages is pretty sure Dan Devine just became the most badass small-town mayor in America.

Check out the video of Devine's press conference, courtesty of Milwaukee's Fox 6, below:

 

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green23
green23

I notice there is a "MSM blackout" on this story, but none of the wingers seem outraged about that.

c. Rangel
c. Rangel

Seriously im not hating on black people. There just needs to be protection from Black people's violence on White people. Blacks who do this are racist and there needs to be ramifications for poor behavior

Crazygunman
Crazygunman

Get a carry permit. Legally carry a gun everywhere you go.  Practice and become proficient with your weapon. There's a good chance you may have to protect yourself  and at the same time help society by legally getting rid of some black parasitic sub-human trash. Know the law, respond properly, and shoot for the head if you are proficient enough. If its a mob, shoot as many as you can. Shoot your gun empty because you obviously feared for your life but also carry an extra magazine. Above all, don't talk to the police about anything at all in the aftermath without first discussing it with your attorney. This means say nothing at all when they arrest you. These are the ramifications needed to control poor black behavior. No one else will do it for you or keep you safe. Its up to you white man.

c. Rangel
c. Rangel

Enough is Enough of the violence on white people from black people. Wisconsin, Iowa, etc. 

c. Rangel
c. Rangel

I for one agree with what this group is trying to do. Someone has to put an end to this gang violence from African Americans  in neighborhoods around the country. This violence seen in WI has happened in Philadelphia, NYC and else where. Who else but this group is taking action and bringing this issue to the forefront? 

Boosfreak
Boosfreak

what would the response be if this were the other way around and it was a group of white people attacking black people outside of the state fair.  there would be an uproar like the city has never seen.  every pro african american group in the country would be in west allis the next day saying not enough was being done. I am not for the nazis being here, it is not needed, and has taken the publics eye off the real issues, actually the media never wants to look at the ral issues.  they show them on the news but never actually talk about them.  there is an epidemic going on in the black community right now and a large majority of their teens are out of control, and it is because of many factors (if you don't believe me look up the stats for single african american mothers in milwaukee) you have a whole generation of chldren raising children, and most of the time the parents did not finish school. there is little respect for the law and there is a feeling of entitlement amongst their people, based on all of the free shit given to them.  people of every color don't appreciate or respect things given to them for free.  Pull inot a wellfare office some time and chekc out the cars.  The african american heros who fought so hard for the rights of their people would be disgusted by what their work has turned into, this is not what they fought for.  the blacks must start dealing with the issues in their own communities and stop looking outside to blame others.  it is hard for them to do because any successful black that tries to bring up the issues is an uncle tom or a sellout, if blacks can stand up for blacks and hispanics can stand up for hispanics , why can;t whites stand up for whites.  I am not for their message, but if everyone else gests a voice then let these white people who are voicing their opinion in our over ly politically correct world voice theirs. they are no more hateful than any other group, just more overy publiscized 

Dp_son_one
Dp_son_one

yep: "Devine made reference to the attacks on opening night of the State Fair, saying they're nothing to be proud of, and have been condemned by all sides. But, he continued, this kind of Nazi nonsense is no way to respond.

"While there is no fire," Devine said, "if there were you would not put it out with gasoline."

Sabrinacle
Sabrinacle

did your "awesome Mayor have any comments on the black thugs attacking white people randomly on the streets of your county fair????Just wondering

David Foureyes
David Foureyes

It was the State Fair, and have you been to the Wisconsin State Fair? First of all, it sucks...I wanted to beat up white people when I went and shit, have you been to the Minnesota State Fair? If you randomly punched 100 people at either, you will have punched 100 white people...

Old white people scared of black people keep citing this stupid shit to justify their racism...no one thinks before they put together these poor arguments.

Guest
Guest

@michelle bachmann.... you better check yourself before starting to think that you're smarter than everyone just because you can click on your liberal talking points website.  How can you possibly sit there and defend a party that is led by someone that worshipped at a church ran by someone who blames the US for 9/11?  That absolutely HATES the US?  That finds it easier to point fingers and blame Bush for his horseshit administrations failures than to accept the fact that hes just not capable of the job?  The guy has never had a real job in his life.  How do you expect him to run a country?  With the advice of Pelosi?  Someone who disrespects a NAVY corpsman straight to his face?  Someone who has tricked the public into thinking he's actually intelligent because he reads from a tele-prompter?  I suppose you're pro-choice as well?  Why don't you come up with something to support your party rather than hate on everyone else? 

BwalkerWA
BwalkerWA

The great Ronald Reagan made a career, before politics, & during his political career, of reading a prepared script, or teleprompter. Off script, the "former actor" was incapable of speaking "off the cuff", unless he had Nancy, the dragon lady, whispering "I don't no", or "I'll have to get back to you", in his ear. Reagan was already suffering from the early stages of Alzheimers, when he was elected in 1980.

Michelle Bachmann
Michelle Bachmann

How racist and stupid do you have to be to say someone that had Osama Bin Laden shot in the eye hates America.   Bush had a chance to get Bin Laden and he outsourced it to Afgani tribesman at Tora Bora.   Furthermore Republicans nominated John McCain he made sure he told the American people he wouldn't violate Pakistan sovereignty to get Bin Laden.   Furthermore its pretty fucking scummy of you to pretend Democrats don't have respect for the armed services.    George W. Bush leaked the name of an undercover CIA operative because they didn't like how her husband used his freedom of speech.   The Bush Administration lied to the family of Pat Tillman about how their son died.   The Republican presidential nominee tried to work in some bullshit religious angle at Pat Tillman's funeral that so offended Pat Tillman's brother he had to give a rebuttal to it at Pat's funeral.   The Bush Adminstration lied about the Iraq War, killing thousands of American soldiers and innocent Iraqi women and children for nothing.    Go fuck yourself your asshole.   Don't use the troops to spread your Fox News lies and exaggerations you scumbag.   

Tiger720
Tiger720

go fuck yourself asshole.  who ever said anything racist?  typical stupid fucking liberal.  i never once mentioned anything about race.  being called a corpse man by the fucking commander in chief is nothing but disrespect you stupid fuck.  don't even start talking about presidents that lie.  i know you're dumb as shit, but i didn't think you were that stupid.  i don't even know where to start with obamas lies.  obama has done nothing but lie about the withdrawl of troops in iraq.  even his own party calls him out on it.  he hasn't strayed from bushs plan in iraq. oh, and he started a new fucking war.  how many innocents has obama killed in his war?  or is he blaming bush for that one too?   anyone who says they are against terrorism and then wants to "talk" with iran doesn't quite have their priorities straight, and is a liar.  i don't even know what to say about this fast and furious bullshit.  a president actually allowed this to happen?  with his consent?  fucking brilliant. shovel ready jobs?  still waiting....  just listen to the man talk and you'll be hearing lies.  and as for "someone that had osama bi laden shot in the face", get a fucking clue.  you actually believe he is responsible for that?  if he is, then he is responsible for everything going on in this country, and the shithole it is in.  its all on him, and your dumbass for supporting him.

a
a

What new war has he started?  I remember that Obama wanting to make massive changes but the republican party and their special interest groups prevented him.

Michelle Bachmann
Michelle Bachmann

You are such a stupid brainwashed idiot.   You aren't even smart enough to follow my easy to follow points.   You are a stupid racist because Obama had Bin Laden shot in the eye yet you still lie and claim he doesn't take terrorism seriously.    Just to recap for your stupid tiny brain the Republicans allowed Al Queda to murder 3000 Americans on 9/11.   Then they spent the next 6 years 3 months letting Bin Laden live in Pakistan smoking pot, watching porn, and plotting to kill more Americans.   Then in 2008 a real man was elected President against a Republican who promised the American people he wouldn't kill Osama Bin Laden if he was hiding in Pakistan.   Obviously this argument won you over and you voted for the pussy.   Luckily the badass Obama won the election and he was given actionable intelligence that Bin Laden was in Pakistan.   As the Commander in Chief Obama made the call to send in American badass soldiers without informing Pakistan.  If this mission had failed Obama's presidency would have been in danger of impeachment yet he took the risk because killing Bin Laden was important to Obama.    This is all facts.   Try watching something besides Fox News and you might not be a complete fucking idiot.  Notice how I cite actual factual events when I call you an idiot.  Notice how you skip that and just throw insults and lies about.   For further proof of Republicans being stupid pussies please google Tora Bora and read about how George W. Bush let Bin Laden escape. 

elvis o'presley
elvis o'presley

this is just the beginning.  With the black leaders of this country inciting violience and disobedience, blood will fill the streets in time.  this is all starting at the White House.  Our president is nothing more than a thug, a racist and bigot.  Hates America and white people.The KKK will be getting more and more members.  I don't agree with it, but I can certainly understand why it is happening.

Sabrinacle
Sabrinacle

 Anyone recall the hateful rhetoric of the Black Panthers "I hate every iota of them"? But do they get critisized by this Michelle putz? No! They cant see their own hate because they live it everyday. Most likely this Michelle is a white 22 year old high school drop out still living at home. Doesnt seem to have any idea what reality is.

Guy
Guy

Yeah, you go CityPages! Way to take a stand against the Nazis! I know it's an unpopular position, but just continue to be brave!

Michelle Bachmann
Michelle Bachmann

I take it as City Pages trying to show cowardly Republicans how to stand up to hateful bigots like Rush Limbaugh, Glen Back, Michael Savage, Rep. Joe Walsh, Marcus Bachmann, Bradlee Dean, oh fuck its a long list. 

Sabrinacle
Sabrinacle

 there is nothing racist about Glenn Beck or Michael Savage. Stop being a lazy follower and research what they actually SAY. You will find no hate there, only information and yes rage against the machine. The purpose of useful idiots like yourself is to divide the country so no one will notice the banksters are taking away your civil rights. It makes it easier to control the soon-to-be starving homeless masses. Wake up for crying out loud. The government does not love you. They are not going to take care of you. You will not have SS when you are old

Michelle Bachmann
Michelle Bachmann

The racism of Glen Beck and Michael Savage is well documented.   Michael Savage is such a racist he isn't allowed to enter England because he fosters hate and extremism.   Glen Beck is such a racist he lost sponsors for being a racist.   These are facts that can't be disputed.   The only people that don't think Glen Beck and Michael Savage are racists are their delusional racist bigot fanbase.    Obviously you are a part of that racist bigot fanbase so no one will really listen to your brainless ramblings either. 

Guest
Guest

you are the biggest hater that posts on this site.  get a fucking clue, you dipshit.

Michelle Bachmann
Michelle Bachmann

It makes you really mad to have the facts of Republican bigotry and cowardice so easily cited and proved by a Liberal doesn't it?  The fact of the matter is the Republican party has become a political party that is exclusively made up of hatemongers.   They constantly try to pass laws restricting the freedom of different minority groups in this country.  The only people the Tea Party actually tolerates are racists, Islamaphobes, and homophobes.

Guest
Guest

Once again, wow, you're an idiot.  why do you talk about the COWARDLY dems from wis that fled to Illinois instead of doing their job?  You wanna talk about cowards....  get a clue.  I haven't met a liberal yet that isn't a hateful bigot.  If you find one, introduce them to me....

Kirk the Conservative Jerk
Kirk the Conservative Jerk

March 12, 1956Ninety-seven Democrats in Congress condemn Supreme Court’s decision in Brown v. Board of Education, and pledge to continue segregation.

November 6, 1956African-American civil rights leaders Martin Luther King and Ralph Abernathy vote for Republican Dwight Eisenhower for President.

September 9, 1957President Dwight Eisenhower signs Republican Party’s 1957 Civil Rights Act.

May 6, 1960President Dwight Eisenhower signs Republicans’ Civil Rights Act of 1960, overcoming 125-hour, around-the-clock filibuster by 18 Senate Democrats.

And more recently-

August 20, 1996Bill authored by U.S. Rep. Susan Molinari (R-NY) to prohibit racial discrimination in adoptions, part of Republicans’ Contract With America, becomes law.

ludwigtr
ludwigtr

Yet...republicans think that gay and lesbian people aren't really people that qualify for the same rights as other couples.  What happened to your party Jerk?  They used to do some amount of good six decades ago...

scoops
scoops

The republican party of the 50's is a far cry from the republican party of today. Dwight Eisenhower would be called a commy liberal by today's republican party. Just because Lincoln and Eisenhower were called republicans back then, doesnt mean they were anything like the Michelle Bachmanns and Rick Perrys of today's republican party.

Sabrinacle
Sabrinacle

 rick perry is NOT a republican...he is a paid for lacky of the Banksters as proved by his attendence to the Bilderberg group. The real republican is Ron Paul and if you would stop being so lazy and look up what Ron Paul actually SAYS instead of what other people say he says, you'd see that he is one of the good guys

scoops
scoops

Wait.. what? I never even mentioned Ron Paul! As far as people who call themselves republicans go, he is indeed one of the better ones. I'll agree with you that Rick Perry is a fraud, but he definitely has major support in the republican party. He is leading a majority the republican polls to win the "REPUBLICAN" nomination isnt he? I was just trying to suggest to Kirk that the republican party of today is nothing like the republican party of yesterday. Shit, even Reagan would be called a liberal by today's standards. Apparently, Kirk is black, as he has suggested in other posts on CP, and he defends his support for a party often filled with racist or ignorant white people, by throwing out facts that are 50+ years old.

Michelle Bachmann
Michelle Bachmann

Look up the things Ron Paul actually says like how he ran a racist newsletter for years.  (100% fact, google Ron Paul racist newsletter)   Naturally this doesn't disqualify him among racist Republicans but among normal people its a deal breaker.     I love small government conservatives like the Paul family that only features one Senator and one Congressman.  How long has Ron been on the government tit?    Rand liked the idea so much he stopped taking Medicare money from the government as a doctor and now is  taking a pay check directly from the government as a Senator.   Small government forever they scream as they put their hand out for another government pay check.  You really are a stupid chump aren't you?   Can't spot the con man huh?  

jww
jww

Are you allowed to copy and paste the work of other people at your job as well?

guest
guest

He's proving a point jww. Silly liberal, politics are for grown ups!!

jww
jww

He's a fucking moron.  Silly guest, go fuck yourself.

Michelle Bachmann
Michelle Bachmann

So you got it fellow Tea Party members?   This is the rally where we wear the hoods.   I wonder if Matt Drudge is going to attend this rally?  

Kirk the Conservative Jerk
Kirk the Conservative Jerk

The article said they're a "socialist" movement.steal from one to give to another?How far can you get from a TEA Party philosophy?sounds more like the group (d) Senator Robert Byrd belonged to. 

Guy
Guy

National Socialism is not quite the same thing as socialism.

SWAGDAFI
SWAGDAFI

Once again a Tea Partier/Conservative demonstrates their lack of knowledge regarding socialism. Even though they throw that word around more than just about anything else in the English language.

Kirk the Conservative Jerk
Kirk the Conservative Jerk

Of course not, but here is something directly from this groups site-

Adolf Hitler and National Socialism pulled Germany and her people out of the depression by creating meaningful jobs for them. They also went the extra mile and made life a true joy for their people! Hitler loved and cared deeply for the average person. One way to make the life of an average worker better was to put the ownership of an automobile within their range. To do this Hitler and the National Socialists helped design the Peoples’ Car or Volkswagen.National Socialism in Germany protect the average person from greedy politicians and swindlers, it also protected Nature, the environment and animals.

And more importantly, this group HATES the Jew, almost more than who?

Guest
Guest

wow, you're an idiot.

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