In another gruesome caught-on-camera incident over the weekend, a freedom-fighting military veteran lost his life. While attending a pro-police “Patriot Rally” in Denver on Saturday, Lee Keltner reportedly exchanged words with a man named Matthew Dolloff. Dolloff was allegedly hired as a private security guard through a security company called Pinkerton, by Denver’s local news station, 9NEWS.
Denver Police Chief of investigations Joe Montoya said “there was a verbal altercation that transpired. A firearm was discharged. An individual was shot and pronounced deceased. There were two guns recovered at the scene.” Keltner was shot point-blank in front of his 24-year-old son. Keltner’s mother identified her son in a post on the Facebook group Northeast Arkansas Tea Party Group.
“My son Lee was at the patriot rally today in Denver. After the rally, a person on the BLM and Antifa side went up to him said a few nasty words and shot him in the head. He was murdered because he backed the police” wrote Keltner’s mother Carol. A series of photos from the incident show Keltner and Dolloff in close proximity. Keltner appears to punch Dolloff in the face and then sprayed him with mace. As the mace erupted through the air, Dolloff takes out a handgun and shoots Keltner.
Once Dolloff was identified as the shooter, his former social media posts were unearthed. In 2016 Dolloff posted on Facebook about seeing a Trump supporter who wore “a Trump button on their shirt.” He referred to it as a racist button. “#F**ktrump” is how he ended the post. In 2017 Dolloff said there were “no more checks and balances” in the executive branch and called the administration a “fascist dictatorship.”
According to Police Chief Montoya, “there was a large presence because we had two groups with opposing views, and we know that can always get very tense” Montoya said of Saturday’s rallies. “There’s always potential for violence, we understand that.” Fox News reports attendees of the dual protests included “the ‘Patriot Muster’ pro-police groups and a ‘Black Lives Matter Anti-Fascist Soup Drive,’ the latter of which included Denver Communists, Colorado Socialist Revolution, Anon Resistance Movement, W.I.T.C.H. Denver, H.O.E.S. (Help on Every Street) and Front Range Mutual Aid Network.”
A WHOPPING 56% of Americans Say They are Better off Today (Mid-Pandemic) than Under Obama-Biden
Gallup's most recent survey found a majority of voters said they are better off now than they were four years ago, while 32% said they are worse off
A recent Gallup survey found that a whopping 56 percent of Americans say they are better off now under President Trump–in the middle of a pandemic–than they were four years ago when President Obama was in office.
During his presidential campaign in 1980, Ronald Reagan asked Americans, “Are you better off today than you were four years ago?” Since then, this question has served as a key standard that sitting presidents running for reelection have been held to.
Gallup’s most recent survey found a clear majority of registered voters (56%) saying they are better off now than they were four years ago, while 32% said they are worse off.
The Gallup Poll has just come out with the incredible finding that 56% of you say that you are better off today, during a pandemic, than you were four years ago (OBiden). Highest number on record! Pretty amazing!
— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) October 9, 2020
Gallup compared the 56 percent number to 2012, during the Obama-Biden Administration when just 45 percent of Americans could say they felt they were better off. In 2004, 47 percent of Americans said they were better off and in 1992, that number was at 38 percent.
President Trump responded to the news, writing on Twitter, “The Gallup Poll has just come out with the incredible finding that 56% of you say that you are better off today, during a pandemic, than you were four years ago (Biden). The highest number on record! Pretty amazing!”
Affluent Chicagoans Fleeing Due to Leadership Inability to Calm BLM Violence
Many people, including President Trump himself, noted during their Republican National Convention speeches that Democratic-run cities are experiencing violence and looting, as the leaders whose policies are to blame are safely hidden in privileged areas. However, areas like Chicago have become so bad, affluent neighborhoods are no longer safe and citizens are getting out of dodge.
“Incidents of widespread looting and soaring homicide figures in Chicago have made national news during an already tumultuous year,” writes the Chicago Tribune. “As a result, some say residents in affluent neighborhoods downtown, and on the North Side, no longer feel safe in the city’s epicenter and are looking to move away.”
Liberal leadership has been unsuccessful at subduing violence from the Black Lives Matter’s highjacked movement. With no end of destruction in sight and spontaneous eruptions of violence, while residents say “they understand why protesters and rioters have poured onto the streets of downtown, and some acknowledge that crime is worse in other parts of Chicago” they still want out reports the Chicago Tribune.
Some people “agree with protesters that something systemic needs to be changed” but they “don’t want to wait it out here in the city, fearful of stepping outside at night and hoping for things to maybe get better.” A 30-year-old nurse who lives in the River North area said, “not to make it all about us; the whole world is suffering…but I do think that I’ve never had to think about my own safety in this way before.”
Hopefully, this will be a lesson to Chicagoans and similar cities, that they need to vote out their Democratic leadership who refuse to stand up to the violent protesters and also refuse to accept help and assistance offered directly from President Trump. 60-year-old Neil Spun has lived in Chicago for over half his life and is deeply conflicted about moving. A state worker, Spun said “there have been rights before, and looting. It just seems to me now that the city isn’t doing anything about it. I don’t see this getting any better, and so I’d like to leave.” Residents would be far better off voting in new leadership instead of succumbing to liberal policies that change their communities beyond recognition.