Washington DC — The briefly peaceful protests have descended into chaos as demonstrators turn on local businesses and began smashing windows and destroying private property.

To protest their discontent with Donald Trump, some people have taken to destroying the property of innocent business owners. While it is certainly a noble cause to protest one’s disapproval of the President-elect, as we have been doing here at the Free Thought Project, smashing things does nothing to get across one’s point.


Now, the peaceful protesters who set out to make a valid point are grouped in with the ones destroying property and all validity and credibility of their cause is now shattered.

Some 500 protesters were seen running through downtown Washington, with some breaking out and destroying property along the way. Naturally, this provoked a police state response and riot police are now going after ALL the protesters, not just the ones causing damage.

There have been several reports of journalists being detained and arrested as well. RT’s Alexander Rubinstein reported being hit with a flash grenade before he was arrested, along with others, while covering the protests.

The Free Thought Project has spoken with our reporter on the ground, Claire Bernish, and she remains out of harm’s way for now.

As the inauguration officially gets underway, DC is in utter chaos as riot cops deploy tear gas and kettle protesters.

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Matt Agorist is an honorably discharged veteran of the USMC and former intelligence operator directly tasked by the NSA. This prior experience gives him unique insight into the world of government corruption and the American police state. Agorist has been an independent journalist for over a decade and has been featured on mainstream networks around the world. Agorist is also the Editor at Large at the Free Thought Project. Follow @MattAgorist on Twitter, Steemit, and now on Facebook.
  • A Voice in the Wilderness

    why don’t you move to the socialist country of Venezuela and let me know how that works out for you?

    • 174thandvyse

      Why should I do that when we can FORCE you trying-to-be “christians” to accept a Socialist system right here in the USA? As the REAL Jesus once said…and you bible-bangers refuse to do…”Render unto Caesar that which is Caesar’s”. Why do you make-believe “christians” refuse to do that? Why do you people (yes, I said, “you people”) support “Vulture” Capitalists who have so much, but give so little? Also, as Jesus said, “a Camel has a better chance of going through the eye of a needle, than a rich man has of getting into the kingdom of Heaven”.
      Boy, for a dude that claims he’s a Christian, you know so little about the TRUE God.

  • A Voice in the Wilderness

    Obamacare is a trainwreck, costs are skyrocketing?