Who is Behind the American Rioting?

Just who is behind all the rioting, looting and chaos in the US?

We must not think that all the American cities now in flames have just come about by accident, or that this is just some peaceful protest over George Floyd. As the militant left always does, it hijacks legitimate causes and uses them for its own purposes. Those with genuine concerns about the death of Floyd have now been marginalised as the radicals go to work, doing what they do best; destroying everything in their path.

Indeed, Floyd’s own brother has talked about this:

Terrence Floyd says while he wants protesters to stay in the streets until justice is served, his brother would not have wanted the community he loved to be destroyed. George Floyd’s brother has pleaded with people across the US to keep their protests peaceful as demonstrations against his death at the hands of Minneapolis police enter their seventh consecutive night. https://www.sbs.com.au/news/george-floyd-s-brother-calls-for-peaceful-protests-as-he-visits-scene-of-fatal-police-arrest

But after a week of rioting, looting, arson and anarchy, US President Trump has stepped in, and declared Antifa, a major group behind all this, to be a domestic terrorist group. While he is at it, he should also declare Black Lives Matter to be one as well.

As to the former group, Andrea Widburg provides a bit of background on it:

Antifa claims to be anti-fascist, so people think it’s a good organization. It’s not. When fascism appeared in the 1930s, its biggest enemy was communism. This was not because fascism and communism were antithetical ideologies. It was because they were sister totalitarian ideologies, both arising out of socialism, with both competing for the same voters. The Antifa of the 1920s and 1930s in Germany, therefore, wasn’t a peaceful democratic movement seeking to stand against all forms of totalitarian socialism; it was, instead, a violent communist group engaged in bloody internecine warfare with Hitler’s fascists. https://www.americanthinker.com/blog/2020/06/trump_declared_antifa_a_terrorist_organization_and_democrats_are_worried.html

Also, Andy Ngo says this about Antifa:

Antifa, the extreme anarchist-communist movement, has rioting down to an art. The first broken window is the blood in the water for looters to move in. When the looting is done, those carrying flammable chemicals start fires to finish the job. Footage recorded in Minneapolis and other cities show militants dressed in black bloc— the antifa uniform — wielding weapons like hammers or sticks to smash windows. You see their graffiti daubed on smashed up buildings: FTP means ‘Fuck the Police’; ACAB stands for ‘All Cops Are Bastards’; 1312 is the numerical code for ACAB. https://www.spectator.com.au/2020/05/antifas-american-insurgency/

Gabriel Nadales is a former Antifa member. What he says about the group is well worth hearing:

It has grown in numbers and strength for decades, united only by its adherents’ commitment to shutting down anyone they disagree with by any means necessary — including intimidation and violence. It is an inherently anti-American movement and, as Americans, we cannot allow its fascist doctrine to continue to undermine our republic.

Antifa’s goals and tactics are unquestionably antithetical to American values and a direct threat to our system of government built on free speech, individual liberty and a representative government that reflects the will of the people while protecting minorities. Antifa wants to destroy our democratic republic and establish an authoritarian regime where dissent is crushed and beaten into submission. https://thehill.com/opinion/national-security/473457-antifa-is-anti-america-and-its-values

As to BLM, Thurston Powers says this about them:

It isn’t surprising that Black Lives Matter is a communist organization—but the type of communism they subscribe to is. They are conservative communists attempting to fold the progressive movement back into traditional Marxism. BLM has turned its back on intersectional theory, the modern conflict theory that birthed safe spaces, trigger warnings, and the Oppression Olympics. Instead, BLM is rebirthing the traditional class struggle, reframing it in terms of black and white. https://thefederalist.com/2016/09/28/black-lives-matter-bringing-back-traditional-marxism/

Or as David Horowitz has written: “The racist organization Black Lives Matter, which has led the war on cops for several years, is officially endorsed by the Democrat Party, was invited multiple times to the Obama White House, and is funded along with Antifa by Democrat donors like George Soros.” https://www.frontpagemag.com/fpm/2020/06/dh-david-horowitz/

And yes folks like George Soros are up to their ears in all this. Soros for example spends billions of dollars in funding hard left groups. He has made clear his hatred of the US and his attempt to see it overthrown. He said this for example: “The main obstacle to a stable and just world order is the United States.” And he is putting his billions where his mouth is: [The Open Society Foundations] has donated at least $650,000 to Black Lives Matter and pledged more assistance to antipolice factions across the country.” https://www.city-journal.org/html/connoisseur-chaos-14954.html

Or as Glenn Beck states:

Soros believes capitalism is the enemy of the open society he envisions, and his solution is to turn to regulated markets not governed by capitalism. Following the collapse of the Soviet Union, Soros said, “The main enemy of the open society, I believe, is no longer the communists, but the capitalist threat.” How can American politicians accept huge sums of money from anyone who feels this way about America and capitalism, let alone a foreign-born billionaire with the power and influence wielded by George Soros? https://www.glennbeck.com/2016/07/12/evil-progressive-donors-part-i-george-soros/

And Patricia McCarthy rightly asks about the rioters:

Who are those masked men in black with secret-service quality ear-pieces, military grade gas masks and backpacks full of Molotov cocktails? They are very likely professional rioters, recruited, transported and paid by the likes of some George Soros front group or other anonymous Cloward-Piven devotees who share Soros’ hatred of America and want to see this nation bought to its knees. Panic over the virus was waning. These orchestrated riots across the country are the next ploy. Someone is organizing this madness. Someone is supplying the most lethal rioters with all the accoutrements of conflagration and moving them into place to all the affected cities. That all costs a great deal of money. Antifa owes its funding to Soros as do the more violent branches of Black Lives Matter. These players seem strangely secure that they will not be arrested or that if they are, they will be quickly released.

These upheavals seem to occur only in Democrat-run cities: Ferguson, Baltimore, New York, Los Angeles. It is easy to see why after seeing the mayor of Minneapolis called back the police and National Guard giving the vandals free rein to destroy his city. His concern was that they be masked so as not to spread the virus!

She continues:

What is happening all over America these past several nights is not about George Floyd. The rioters are using his death to embark on rampages, to loot small and large businesses alike. These are not protests. What we are seeing is mass thievery under color of protest. Chances are if the looters in Los Angeles were asked “who was George Floyd,” they would not have a clue nor would they care. Democrat-run cities have long valued “social justice” (different standards for different groups) and identity politics over lawfulness and basic values. This is what you get when deviancy has been defined down so egregiously that we have citizens behaving like animals. The looting in Los Angeles, all filmed from above, continues unabated and without police presence. Businesses that have been shuttered for two and a half months are now being completely destroyed, their merchandise looted. Where is Mayor Eric Garcetti? Making sure no one walks on dry sand.

No matter how much the media loves to fan the flames, indicting America as a racist nation and blaming Trump for every single thing they can, these riots have nothing to do with race beyond it being a convenient excuse for criminal behavior. Those rioting, setting things on fire, smashing store windows and looting businesses are black, white, and Hispanic; they are a conglomeration of races, but are all thugs without a shred of decency. https://www.americanthinker.com/blog/2020/05/who_is_recruiting_moving_and_paying_the_professional_anarchorioters.html

If all that is not enough to convince you of what is happening there, consider a few more bits, including all these mysterious piles of bricks somehow showing up at riot sites. Several pieces have discussed this:

Protest observers in Dallas saw multiple piles of bricks in areas where there is no reported construction. One of those locations is said to be near the Dallas County Courthouse. The Dallas Chief of Police reported nearly being hit by a thrown brick during a protest. “The Dallas protest was a lot of things,” National Urban League Young Professionals Communications Chairman Reuben Lael posted on Facebook on Saturday. “But I was very disappointed to see this RANDOM stack of bricks in front of the courthouse. #setup.” https://www.breitbart.com/border/2020/05/31/watch-piles-of-bricks-showing-up-in-downtown-dallas-during-protest/

And more on this can be found here: https://www.lawenforcementtoday.com/report-piles-of-bricks-are-being-staged-in-cities-around-the-country-indicating-riots-are-planned/

Something is underfoot here. And we should not be surprised. Much more can be said on this. For example, Trevor Loudon lists a number of the other radical groups fully involved in all this rioting and insurrection. They include:

-Democratic Socialists of America
-Workers World Party
-Revolutionary Communist Party
-Party for Socialism and Liberation https://www.theepochtimes.com/cities-burn-but-none-dare-call-it-communist-insurrection_3371302.html

As I said in my first article about the rioting, there certainly is a place for the peaceful protestors who have legitimate grievances about what happened in Minneapolis – and in other jurisdictions. But very early on their concerns were drowned out and co-opted by the militants: https://billmuehlenberg.com/2020/05/31/on-the-george-floyd-rioting/

And as I also said in that piece, we need to pray for this situation. Its ultimate roots are spiritual, not just political and ideological. We dare not be naïve about either source of this violence and anarchy.


Two MUST watch videos. First, this 8-minute clip with Dan Bongino: https://video.foxnews.com/v/6160810196001?fbclid=IwAR22l0gYQ30oQqdJHpNs1WcXLe1CpbjCwV1ap9Zqk07526z406RYpih_foU#sp=show-clips

And then this 26-minute Tucker Carlson video (contains graphic images): https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3n5_D59lSjc

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18 Replies to “Who is Behind the American Rioting?”

  1. Thank-you once again Bill for an insightful article. I have taken the liberty of sharing it to the “Grey Power” group.
    Regards, Graham

  2. “Chances are if the looters in Los Angeles were asked “who was George Floyd,” they would not have a clue nor would they care. ”
    This says it all, most of the looters & protesters don’t have a clue what they are protesting about, or what the (just) cause it, they just follow the mob like sheep.
    Just like the people of Ephesus protesting the cause of Artemis after Paul introduced Christianity there in Acts 19:23-41, verse 32 is the key, “The assembly was in confusion, some were shouting one thing, some another” 19:32
    I used this in the lesson.
    Human nature has not changed in 2000 years . 🙁

  3. Bill, I have really missed tuning in to the ‘Voice of Reason’ you provide in your essays. This one, in particular, shines a necessary light on the appalling events being portrayed in the electronic media. If voices such as yours had been heard during the War in Vietnam, again in disproportionate contrast to the events selected and broadcasted into peoples’ sitting rooms, perhaps communism would never have gained so much momentum to the extent that is demonstrated in these troubled times. It seems lost in the mists of time that the ultimate goal of this predominant, oppressive and seditious political force for evil, is CHAOS, followed by traditional values and moral standards being obliterated and replaced by totalitarianism! I still believe that the World is God’s and that He will have the Final Say over World Events.

  4. Thanks so much for this article – there were Black Lives Matters Rallies in Auckland & Wellington yesterday – even though Churches haven’t been able to meet and we are in Level 2 lock-down!
    The crowds were not following the social distancing rules! Very hypocritical!
    We have a wonderful Party that is pro-life, pro-family etc doing a wonderful job of fight back!

  5. Thanks Bill for update. I think President Trump should call in the National Guard even though it may be against the governors and his adviser’s advice.

  6. The following is an attempted transcript of two pages of a riot manual found on the street a few days ago. Note the payment appears to be for $26,000 and both dates are in April.



    “ ……………………………………………….. enemies and allies, sympathy from media
    outlets (emphasis on television media).

    A debrief will occur with AOEC (AQEC?) representatives at act point GAMMA
    PRIME. DO NOT demobilize until instructed by an ………. or higher
    Via 328??, as reiterated in earlier portions of this document.


    POINT OF CONTACT D. A. Donnely – DO NOT name this individual in any comment or in-
    Person. This does not leave this document

    * Closed fists may be used only below the
    neck and above the belt
    * Open hand??? may be used ???????
    * Kicking is not permitted unless provoked
    with no other ??????
    * DO NOT reach for ?? ???? or make any
    injuries that could be misconstrued as
    reaching for their ?????

    * Do not bring anything to the demonstration
    * You may only engage in the use of props if
    other local demonstrators have already
    ?????? ?????
    * Bottles, rocks, sticks and other ?????? blunt
    objects are permissible as long as the ????
    of props that ????? ???? among other

    * Do not congregate with other ???? or
    ????? ????? ???? of ????? ???? ????
    * Do not make prolonged eye contact or
    speak with ???? than ???? ???? ???? or
    ????. If you ???? speak with other ????/
    ???? directly please do not ?? ?????
    * When not in ????? keep hands out of
    pockets and keep them visible.
    * Avoid being caught in open spaces, stick
    Close to ???? locals participating in the

    * ?????? will update you before mobilization
    On signs and codes used to identify friendly
    ???? and ???? officials.
    * DO NOT engage with them on any level that
    may be perceived as friendly. ????? ????
    have been instructed ????? ??? ???? engage
    they have not been told to assist.
    * ????? will relay orders from nearby AOEC
    representatives when ?? ???? appropriate to
    escalate. ????? timing and assignment
    of escalations is determined by conditions
    on the ground and intelligence from ????
    channeled through AOEC
    * If the determination has been made to
    Escalate, specified instructions will be
    Relayed via ???? “ONLY ESCALATE

    ACKNOWLEDGEMENT : (signed/Initialed by three people 4/16) 16/4/2020
    Confidential – Level ????
    Footer ?????? Page 13?? Of 36??

    Heading in black looks like an web address D. A. Donnelly
    Note not “Donnely” as in the APPROVED PRACTICES doc
    Or as below in the funding doc.

    FUNDING sticker attached seems to show $26,000
    First payment dated 5/4/2020?

    “POINT OF CONTACT D. A. Donnely – DO NOT name this
    Individual in any comment or in person.
    This does not leave this document

    The dispersement of funds will occur in three stages:
    l. Initial dispersement of funds prior to action. If you have not already
    received this dispersement , please reach out to the designated point
    of contact.
    Typically, this will constitute 5%-10% of the negotiated amount.
    ETA one to two weeks prior to action.

    ll. Immediately following debrief AOEC representatives will direct
    you on where and when you can expect to see the next stage of
    funding dispersement.
    Typically this will constitute 20%-30% of the negotiated amount.
    ETA 24-48 hours following action.

    lll. Final dispersement of funds will come at some point in the future,
    a timeline to be determined by AOEC representatives, your contract
    and further possible amendments from AOEC/??????
    This will constitute the remainder of the negotiated amount.
    ETA 4-6 months following action. May be delayed ???
    FY2016. AOEC representative will keep you updated.

    Final distributions are subject to review and approval from ??

    coordinated with the relevant tax authorities and accounting firms to
    ensue that funding is distributed through appropriate channels to

    Incentives are offered during demonstrations. Displays of leadership
    Or bravery can earn you bonuses based upon your ???. As with
    Previous FOD actions, incentives are limitless, we encourage explor-“
    To next page
    Footing similar to other page.

  7. Dear Bill,

    Thank you for your very informative article. The saddest part of what is happening in the US is that there are people evil enough to take advantage of the poor man’s cruel death for their own political ends. Also at a time when the covid pandemic had cost millions of Americans their jobs undoing the good President Trump has been able to achieve this brutal murder must have provided a not to be missed opportunity for them. Even the family of the poor man have made it very plain that they don’t agree with all the violence and looting. To see this must be very upsetting for you Bill being American.

  8. Mr Muehlenberg, thank you so much for your faithfulness to the Ministry God has given you. I have benefitted so much from your wisdom and your teaching and I apologise for not telling you this earlier. It must bring you much pain to see what is happening in America and I want to assure you of my prayers for you and your family. I have felt for weeks a heavy burden for America and the President, but it wasn’t in regards to the virus, as terrible as that situation is. I believe there is a battle raging in the heavenly places and this battle is for the soul of America and her people. I believe we need to be on our knees, declaring the truth of God’s Word and reclaiming America for God. I know many will say this is a result of a society reaping what it has sown, which is true, but we need to remember that battle taking place which we cannot see but which we can join through our prayers and intercession asking our Father God to show mercy and forgiveness and that through this turmoil, America will once again declare “In God We Trust”. God Bless you and your Ministry.

  9. Another good article Bill. It’s good that Tucker Carlson is dealing with this. His other video “Tucker: Kneeling will never be enough for the mob” https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1qwif8PF1EI is insightful. Notice at 5:29 a rioter/activist accuses a person of “white privilege” and demands they kneel and apologise. This philosophy, embraced by these people, is a spiritual stronghold that is intent on destroying the Christian culture. I just saw a presentation on Cultural Marxism (Google “youtube Cultural Marxism Dr Phil Fernandes”) that explains the development of the philosophy and its current manifestation very well.

  10. I wondered whether we should promote a banner:
    Little black lives matter
    Stop the abortion of black babies.

  11. In view of protesters not wearing masks & following social distancing rules – I wonder whether they will receive their “just desserts”, if a new spike of new coronavirus cases is traced back to groups of protesters!

  12. I thought the ABC reports on Antifa (“Donald Trump has declared it a terrorist organisation but what is Antifa anyway?” and “Donald Trump calls them terrorists, but many Antifa see themselves as ordinary citizens fighting oppression, racism and police brutality”) was so obviously biased it actually made me mad the other day. They clearly had an anti-Trump, left wing agenda (“Antifa is hard to describe. It’s a loose collective of individuals and groups who in various ways believe they are doing their part to stand up for the oppressed — be it racial minorities or immigrants or another group”) and of course the only people they quoted from were either antifa members, people sympathetic to their ideas or left wing academics! Shall we defund the ABC anyone?

  13. Perhaps these are the reasons there is Rioting NOW? Why are there riots? Why now?
    2nd June 2020 – Hilary Clinton went to court and lost her case regarding the missing emails and will be forced to testify in September.
    3rd June 2020 – Rod Rosenstein testified in front of Senate regarding Russia, Russia, Russia (google the video because it’s worth it…especially when Ted Cruz queries)
    4th June 2020 – Senate votes to subpoena over 30 Obama officials in the Obamagate case.
    Did you see or hear anything about this?

  14. I believe that the hatred of Capitalism by the Communists is a lie.A false front. Without Capitalism, Communism could not exist and they know it. The main goal of the Communists is and always has been the destruction of Christianity. Hating Christ and His followers is the engine that drives Soros and his ilk. Soros would give all he has to go back in time to take part in Christ’s Crucifixion….you better believe it.

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