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Archives: May 29, 2020

Don't Expect A Quick Recovery. Our Survey Of Economists Says It Will Likely Take Years.

Trump continues to claim broad powers he doesn't have

We are going to see more cops more killing people on video because they are learning

How could I not be scared?

Fixing All Deficient US Dams Would Cost $70 Billion; Not Fixing Them Would Cost Much More

Warren accuses airlines and Treasury Dept of violating bailout terms.

Hennepin County Prosecutor: Other evidence that does not support criminal chatges.

French study found 1 in 10 diabetic patients with Covid-19 died within a week of being hospitalized

Louisiana GOP lawmakers divert $300 million in coronavirus aid for localities to businesses

a giant pile of cookies and cream

Maya Angelou reading her poem "A Brave and Startling Truth"

WH Press Secretary: 'Critics Will Seize On Any Six-Figure Death Toll That Suits Their Narrative'

Protestors Criticized For Looting Businesses Without Forming Private Equity Firm First

Martha McSally is on PBS Amanpour and Company - - - right now

Born on this Day: Tomata du Plenty (rip)

Florida Keys Facing At Least 3' Of Sea Level Rise By 2100: "There's A Hard Truth Here"

STOCK MARKET WATCH - Friday, 29 May 2020

John Fugelsang on Chachi's Defense of Le Dolt Orange

Trump Wants To Help Conservatives Sue Twitter For Censorship. Justice Brett Kavanaugh Could Get In T

Is Mitch coughing here?

This mineral lowered my blood sugars from high 250 to 150 and below...PLEASE READ

Louisiana Legislature approves major gambling expansion

large group of cops guard David Chauvin's home - stacked two deep!

Trump's draft executive order targeting social media companies sparks battle inside the White House

EU Investigators Find At Least 10 Illegal Shipments Of Myanmar Teak (For Luxury Yacht Trade, Natch)

"There are very fine people on both sides..."

Trump Faces Backlash Over Rollback of Obama-Era Alaska Hunting Regulations

Suspicious white man breaking windows at Auto Zone -

J.C. Penney store closing sales to begin within weeks

Illegal Loggers Burn Bridge, Beat Brazilian Environmental Inspector; Not A Word From Bolsonaro

Laura Bassett's new puppy: "A writer's boy, indeed"

"Apologize to your brother..."

Judge sides with Louisiana governor in feud with treasurer

Republican explains why he won't wear a mask:'It's part of the dehumanization of the children of God

People gathering in Minneapolis

Inslee Expands Farm Worker Protections, Care Facility Testing

Court denies request to revive US pipeline permit program

Touching story - nurse who aided NYC covid effort

video inside minneaplolis target store....

U.S. planning to cancel visas of Chinese graduate students

How private jet owners got a subsidy from coronavirus relief funds

'Deficit of hope': Minneapolis police chief apologizes to family of dead black man

Lori deserves better. So does America.

Eric Trump's Brother-In-Law Is The New Deputy NASA Chief Of Staff. Seriously.

Dumpling remix -Stylo G ft. Spice & Sean Paul

I'm guessing that some city's ranking of great places to live need to be considered...

Callous liars: Pennsylvania Democrats say GOP put them at risk by hiding member's positive covid-19

The Auschwitz doctor who couldn't 'do no harm'

Tweet of the Day

This Washington ski resort is reopening, but you'll need to make a reservation in advance

Pumped up kicks 1337 A.D (A medieval cover with vocals)

Mississippi mayor under fire over comments on George Floyd's death

Mandatory Thursday Mike Malloy Truthseeker thread! Live and Let Die!

Missouri's GOP governor on Tuesday's elections: if you don't feel safe, 'don't go out and vote'

I sent an alert to Twitter

This is a test run for when global warming really starts to hit us.

Saw final segment of Grant last night,

Anyone watching Rachel interview the Minneapolis mayor? He's calling for

The Flag! The rest of the story . . .

Ban hand-held cell phones while driving in Louisiana? House gives a resounding no

The Most Mendacious President in U.S. History: On Trump, his Twitter lies and why it's getting worse

Drowning in Grief

Mayor Frey: "What we've seen over last 2 result of not just 5 minutes but 400 yrs"

I just heard Nicolle Wallace say something that makes me think she's had a true epiphany, unlike

James Baldwin with some thoughts on America

Judd Legum tweet: Trump has some wild new ads up on Facebook (Trump as martial arts hero)

COVID-19: Seasonal?

100k+ dead Americans and the dipshit golfs and signs a toothless EO

New official Trump Facebook ads mock Biden for wearing mask & picture him with Chinese flag

Car hits a George Floyd protester in Denver

Bethel School District wrestling coach fired over social media post about George Floyd

If 2020 is like 2016, the same party wins the US Pres.&'Sen.Election in each state.

Hennepin County Attorney Mike Freeman "misspoke", clarifies statement

Hey, Jack, where's the fact check?

Rachel just showed another

Hard Road To Travel

sarcasm warning

Trump's Electoral Map Is Crumbling As Biden Pushes Deep Red Missouri Into Toss-Up Territory

Are They Trying To Get Ali Velshi Killed?

Texas will extend early voting period this fall, Gov. Greg Abbott says

LAPD officers beat Rodney King on camera...March 3, 1991

Deftones - Change

They Want Their Civil War

The Castros say they'll work to beat Donald Trump, but they haven't made their support for Joe Biden

Not looking good for Klobuchar as VP pick. Minn. murder brings back...

You Were Wrong: Trump Didn't Cause Progressive Change

As a white female that went thru school as a minority in the US

SHOCK: Hannity Scolds Partiers Over Masks, Defends George Floyd

Texas Southern University gave $2 million in aid to unqualified students, review finds

I don't understand what orange-ass is trying to do with his EO

It has been seven months since this tweet.

Small-business owners pick up the pieces after night of rage, destruction

Minneapolis Du'ers Check -IN! Are you ok???

Anyone else notice it took several days for covid death count to...

Anyone know what business/building is on fire? nt

Trump ally Stone won't need to go to prison quarantine site

Demonstration for BLM in Columbus Ohio this evening

Whoever Is Doing The Live Feed From Minneapolis Is Not Current....

Elastica - Connection

Push to Build Border Wall Accelerates in Texas

Ulysses S. Grant - how the Japanese depicted the US Civil War:

Feds promise 'robust' investigation into George Floyd's death

Remember This...

Minneapolis Coverage by Unicorn Riot (now recorded)

Hey! All Y'all Who Stayed Home in 2016...Tell Me, Does it Hurt Yet?

And there he tweets it: The real reason he's calling voting by mail fraudulent.


Large Protests Breaking Out Nationwide

Federal judge says Texas owes $6.8 million in attorney's fees for voter ID case

Minneapolis cop accused of starting vandalizing

The Boogaloo Movement Is Not What You Think

Fight Over G.O.P. Convention Escalates in North Carolina

The cop that killed George Floyd

Inspector general fired over leaks had been cleared of wrongdoing before ouster: report

Entertaining read on Slate "Obama vs. Trump Is the Election America Wants"

It was a $20.00 bill !!!!

His Lardship looks even more orange than usual this evening.

Rioters just breached the 3rd Precinct. Where the officers were employed.

Supposedly The Rioters Have Breached 3rd Precinct Police Station In Minneapolis

Looks like a lot of provocation going on

Moscow more than doubles city's Covid-19 death toll

Lincoln Project:Kentuckians r still waiting 4 the kinds of opportunities RichMitch has given himself

Police station being burned down

Hennepin County Attorney: Officers involved in George Floyd's death not cooperating with investigati

A judge says the GOP can't keep Florida felons from voting. But lawmakers will keep trying.

WaPo: A judge says the GOP can't keep Florida felons from voting. But lawmakers will keep trying.

I keep hearing Sublime....

This former intelligence official was a hero. He's now the target of a brutal campaign by MBS.

This former intelligence official was a hero. He's now the target of a brutal campaign by MBS.

Minneapolis Police 3rd Precinct Station on fire

Honestly is this the end of America?

Thank God for the white protesters. There'd be a massacre if they weren't there.

What has the jackass said about the riots in Minneapolis?

Donald Trump's America

Has anyone heard from Al Franken??????

Why the fired officers could get their jobs back. The Guardian

orange dipshit's unique take on Nero? trump golfs while Minneapolis burns.

Did the police officers get out of the police station

Trump is all about deregulation -- except when it comes to his enemies

Surprised the 2nd Amendmenters aren't in Minneapolis providing their final solution. nt

Sierra Ferrell. Elk River Blues


Biden remarks tonight on Minneapolis

C.D.C. Recommends Sweeping Changes to American Offices

Shouldn't police represent the community in the hiring numbers?

White House and CDC remove coronavirus warnings about choirs in faith guidance

Colter has a story to tell

Please GOD break MF45's phone tonight. nt

In 5 seconds or less...

Trump's 'Horrifying Lies' About Lori Klausutis May Cross a Legal Line

Laura Ingraham equates African American's experience with police with Trump's expererience with FBI

Land Of Confusion

I can't even believe what I'm seeing tonight.

Important. There's a lot of gaslighting & false reports circulating regarding the Minneapolis riots

There will be more George Floyds.....

Joe Biden Focuses On George Floyd Protests As Musicians Perform For His "Rock Out' Fundraiser By Ted

Can we have a Tweet forum or put (Tweet) in the header of a post?

protests breaking out everywhere

The Onion: "Protestors Criticized For Looting Businesses Without Forming Private Equity Firm First"

If you feel the need to do more than just be outraged about George Floyd

Happy to see the diversity of the protest.

tweet of the hour: The Economy vs the Stock Market

COM: Reports gas lines to the 3rd Precinct have been cut & other explosive materials are in the bldg

the cop on the neck might not be the killer?

Minneapolis police release 911 call that led to encounter with George Floyd

"Five white males left Motel 6 in Roseville with five ARs in black sedan with Texas plates."

Boston Marathon 'not feasible this year' because of coronavirus concern Mayor Walsh announces

Boston Marathon canceled for 1st time in 124-year history

Young girl on Unicorn Riot feed-Why are they letting us destroy this much property?

Minneapolis Walmart Completely Engulfed In Flames

The Orange Asshole Just Tweeted

Asshole found his phone, threatens to federalize National Guard.

Anarchists or Patriots?

Trump calls Minneapolis protesters 'thugs' -- and threatens military action

Bonus Tweet of the Day

National Guard Are On The Streets Of Minneapolis

The Daily Social Distancing Show: Animals in the Time of Coronavirus

Trump tweeted its the fault of the radical left

Twitter's Servers Burst Into Flames After Attempting to Fact-Check All of Trump's Tweets

MSNBC reports

Extra Bonus Tweet of the Day

The Daily Social Distancing Show: Trump's Totally Not Weird Way of Standing

Denver Driver Appears To Target Man With Car As George Floyd Protest Grows Violent

Please stop posting unsubstantiated info

Chris Hayes On Floyd Protests: This Is What Trump's America Has Wrought - All In - MSNBC

Reports: 7 protesters shot in Kentucky amid protests

George Floyd Memorial Gofundme total is $1,560,780 and still increasing


anyone have a live stream link? for minn pls

It's 1:00 am CT. I live in Minneapolis and watching what's happening

Real Time with Bill Maher guests - Friday, May 29, 2020

When trump criticizes China policy, I suspect they will respond that with what is happening in

Something Is Puzzling Me About The Unrest In Minneapolis This Thursday Evening (Tonight)......

Trump Makes Baseless Claim About Children Stealing Vote-By-Mail Ballots

Protesters at the Justice for George Floyd rally confront police in downtown Phoenix

George Floyd and the cop that killed him worked in the same night club!

rob reiner: "And once again The Idiot-in-Chief incites violence. God save US."

when the looting starts the shooting starts

Coronavirus latest: Brazil logs most cases in single day to date

Trump's slap at Twitter shows his use of power for personal whims

7 shot at Louisville protest over fatal police shooting

Jimmy Kimmel's Quarantine Monologue - Trump Wants to SHUT DOWN Twitter

Jacob frey on CNN Now

trump Says U.S. Department Of Transportation Is Committing Nearly $100M To Port Authority(PGH PA)

Guy on Unicorn Riot just now ("Anthony Eclin") (11:30pm pdt)

Gov. Kevin Stitt and local officials make pitch for Tulsa during meeting with Elon Musk

Rental cars may be about to flood the used-car market

molly tuttle w/old crow medicine show - helpless (studio-2020) great Neil cover, for the Sarge!

The Guard is in Minneapolis

State board issues final rejection to proposed new charter school in Tulsa

As Country Reaches Grim Milestone, Trump Moves Goal Post - Morning Joe - MSNBC

Stitt rejects medical marijuana bill that received near-unanimous support; veto override appears

Latin America accounts for 40% of daily global deaths

Be Prepared for Rampant "Law and Order" Dogwhistling

Cherokee Nation announces $332 million spending package for COVID-19 aid

Twitter Put A Disclaimer On Drumpf's Tweet About Shooting Starting

Minneapolis Mayor Jacob Frey calls Minneapolis unrest 'unacceptable'

TECH Twitter flags Trump tweet on Minneapolis for 'glorifying violence'

Saturday school days approved for next school year in Oklahoma

Anybody tune into Roland Martin Unfiltered?

Bill settles insurance woes threatening the Oklahoma County Jail Trust

Stevie Wonder- Golden Lady

Wagle bails from U.S. Senate contest, Kobach formally files for GOP primary

Technology paves a bridge between protestors and police

it's morning and the 3rd precinct is a pile of rubble

The Spinners - I'll be Around

24 Target stores close in Minnesota until further notice

At Least 8 Lawsuits Are Now Pending Against Kansas City, Kansas, Rehab Facility Over COVID-19 Deaths

Flames And Tear Gas Break Out At Minneapolis Protest - The Last Word - MSNBC

Cedar Rapids lawmaker wants legislative session delayed

Twitter says Trump's 'THUGS' tweet about protests violated standards by 'glorifying violence'

El Dorado refinery to settle EPA case with $4 million fine, equipment upgrades

Wichita mayor frustrated with county decision to let everything open during pandemic

Breakfast Friday 29 May 2020

Twitter CENSORED this HARVARD epidemiologist's shocked tweet but thanks to Democratic Underground,

Black lives remain expendable. By Eugene Robinson

Biolab construction in Kansas stops after COVID-19 confirmed

Doesn't look like that Space X launch wll take place this weekend

well done twitter

New Trump public land rules will let Alaska hunters kill bear cubs in dens

I don't feel qualified to explain to someone from outside our

Messages from WholeStone Farms detail 138 COVID-19 cases, one employee death

Tear gas, pepper bullets used on crowds as George Floyd protests spread in Denver

Looks like the militia are in Minneapolis

Is DU in trouble?

A close friend of my cousin was recently shot by cops.

Holy Shit! CNN correspondent being arrested live on TV for no reason...

After swastikas on park trees and temple, mayor introduces new proposed crime to outlaw intimidation

this tweet about mail-in voting by Rump is just as bad as the first one they flagged, it needs to be

If they want the riots and looting to stop

BREAKING: CNN reporter/camera crew arrested live on air in Minneaspolis (6:11 AM)

Move over "Murder Hornets," here come the Arctic's "Zombie Fires."

We continue to witness,

Twitter censored drumpf tweet about using the military on citizens

He can and most assuredly will try to stoke up a race war.

The Birds Are Not on Lockdown, and More People Are Watching Them

Court denies request to revive US pipeline permit program

Breaking: CNN team arrested by Minnesota police on live television

I'd say Klobuchar is now off the VP list...

Meanwhile it will soon be two millions Americans infected with Covid-19

Why can't someone like Bloomberg quickly start up a Twitter like site.

"George Floyd, fired officer overlapped security shifts at south Minneapolis club"

Meatpacking plant outbreak spawns coronavirus cluster at Lincoln business, health director says

Andrea Jenkins (VP of MN City Council): George Floyd & Officer Chauvin worked at the same resturant

I just reported a new Trump tweet that makes the same false claims about maile

I don't think these cats are really serious about their art:

Eastman secures backing from national Democrats for Omaha-area House race

Sonoma County sheriff criticizes county's health order, says he won't enforce it

O'Neill greenhouse is fined for its role in conspiracy to harbor undocumented workers

Friday TOONs - Birthmarked

7 AM: President Trump is addressing the critical issue of the day...

More lies posted by the Twitter Twit.

BREAKING: Governor Walz "deeply apologizes for what happened; working to have CNN team released"

Trump May Defy Congress to Sell More Arms to Saudis

The Most Mendacious President in U.S. History

The role of police needs to be redefined

Cody Stampede and other large rodeos canceled, outdoor gatherings up to 250 persons permitted

BREAKING: Omar Jimenez and CNN crew released; back on the air.

Operating continuously since 1955, coronavirus wreaks havoc on historic N.J. rodeo

Breaking: CNN crew released from custody in Minneapolis

WH Hid CDC's Warning That Singing in Church Choirs Can Spread Coronavirus, Says Report

Roger Stone ordered to report to prison by June 30

Hong Kong protesters use leaf blower against tear gas:

"I don't know man; I'm just following orders" -- Police officer arresting Omar Jimenez

(Rapper) T.I. to Trump: How Dare You Use My Song Against Biden

The looting and fires in Minneapolis and elsewhere is counter productive, and

Police arrest CNN correspondent Omar Jimenez and crew on live television

U.S. Military Warns Chaplains: Stop Proselytizing on General Social Media Pages

Before you call the cops ...

I want to amplify our next president's remarks, on Thurs., about the brutal killing of George Floyd

Malcolm X got it right: "That's not a chip on my shoulder; that's your foot on my neck."

So the Minnesota DA is acting just like the DAs in GA acted

George Floyd and Chauvin worked at restaurant near 3rd Pct. "They were coworkers for a long time"

All Minneapolis transit service suspended through Sunday...

Just heard from my Daughter in Minneapolis

An awful morning

My favorite from JHB's TOONS...

I fear Brevard County is going to get even worse. Now a law enforcement power grab.

Trump's father Fred was a violent protester too,


Did Trump get "when the looting starts, the shooting starts" from a segregationist police chief?

maybe he can be muzzled on Twitter. But he has a mic, and media.

Officer(s) who killed George Floyd haven't been arrested, reporter clearly identifying himself has

What good is increasing G.D.P. if it kills you? By Paul Krugman

Twitter Censored a tweet from trump

Demand loyalty monitored by retribution.

Official WH Twitter account tweets removed Trump tweet word for word (Updated)

From Forbes (!) - Silicon Valley & More Broadly, Capitalism Are Not Going To Solve Climate Breakdown

Why don't the journalists and media commentators mention the fact that Floyd was handcuffed

Scott PRI Study: Antarctic Ice Sheets Capable Of Retreating At Six Miles Per Year

How to write good...

After Selling E-Bike Interests, Uber Destroys 20,000 Electric Bicycles

No 'president' has ever thrown gasoline on racial fires like trump.

I was inspired by the thread about Dr. Feigl-Ding's Twitters that were yanked

'Show Us the Flynn Tapes or Buzz Off': Dem Rep. Swalwell Destroys Trump's Former DNI in Epic Twitter

Did it appear to anyone else that most of the people on the streets last night were white?

A Message from Chicago Police Superintendent David O. Brown

Basta! Enough! I intend to push back on the sanctimonious hit and run "riot" comments.

Some of those that work forces, are the same that burn crosses...

Wow, Biden tweet (look at the date)

Who is this white dude

Just finished "Lotharingia" by Simon Winder.

Jordan Cove pipeline moves forward, despite Oregon's opposition

Monkeys attack lab tech, escape with Covid-19 samples

Children with perplexing syndrome linked to covid-19 may be experiencing deadly 'cytokine storm'

The Rundown: May 28, 2020

Trump needs distractions: New Zealand discharges its last coronavirus patient from the hospital

The Best Comics Quarantine Art for This Week: 5/28/2020

The White House Twitter account just reposted the tweet that Twitter put a warning on last night

Sen Murphy: When I imagined the worst case scenario under Trump, I admittedly never imagined this.

Monkeys steal coronavirus blood samples in India

"The Oriental doesn't put the same high price on life as does a Westerner.

Downtown Columbus vandalized, police use pepper spray to disperse protesters

Now seem like a good time to remind everyone of Trump's reaction to Tiananmen Square protest

Major film festivals to unite for YouTube event-free, starts today

Gold rush, mercury legacy: Small-scale mining for gold has produced long-lasting toxic pollution,

Ok it's time for someone to call for an end to the violent protests.

A Lesson re: ReOpening - Lassen County, CA backtracks after jump in COVID-19 cases

Here's a bedsheet, make a parachute!' Republicans say, pushing us out of a plane.

I never thought I would be asking this in 2016...

Donald Trump is advocating extrajudicial killings

I'm guessing that this response from the Minnesota State Police won't resolve the problem...

You raised $920.00 on May 28, 2020 to elect Joe Biden POTUS with our DU ActBlue link

Climate change: 'Stunning' seafloor ridges record Antarctic retreat

Trump tweets threat that 'looting' will lead to 'shooting.' Twitter put a warning label on it

Van Jones blames Hillary supporters.

Why is there no vaccine for HIV?

Game over, suckers! I have contract with Trump with his signature and everything!

Can someone explain to me the Minnesota Democratic-Farmer-Labor Party?

The Karen in Chief

Recession, Riots, Threats, and Chaos are how I expected it to go down

Twitter just flagged the White House post too...

Twitter says White House tweet violated its rules for "glorifying violence"

The Ministry of Natural Resources to the rescue!

Artist honors NY first responders with portrait that can be seen by satellites in space.

Association of Stay-at-Home Orders With COVID-19 Hospitalizations in 4 States

A reminder

Tin soldiers and Trump is coming...

Hundreds of South Korea schools close again after reopening due to resurgence of C19

I don't know if it is arrogance, ignorance or a combination, but Trump and his thugs

Irish farmers forge unlikely friendships with wild foxes during coronavirus pandemic

On this day, May 29, 1917, John F. Kennedy was born.


At the risk of being seen as a fuddy duddy "get off my lawn" type, a confession...

The peaceful protests need to be in tRUMPS face!!

Joe Biden has a message.

Trump can't be an effective leader if only for this: He has zero empathy for others.

Michael Beschloss has been posting a series of tweets on the runup to D-Day, this time in 1944.

If we weren't in the midst of a deadly pandemic

Rank-And-File Republicans Turn On Trump In New Effort To Block His Reelection

Reflections from Joe Madison this morning ("The Black Eagle") on Urban View

'Dark money' groups dodge reporting requirement in new regulations

This is why America needs Joe Biden right now

Not as important as other news right now, but Trump lied about talking to India's Prime Minister

Now's a good time to reread Timothy Snyder's "On Tyranny -- "20 Lessons from the 20th Century."

My city is burning...

The moment rioters get inside the police station.

HRC on 45's call for violence

Timothy Snyder on Tyranny and Resistance

How to Safely and Ethically Film Police Misconduct

Hundreds of South Korea schools close again after reopening

On May 31, 1980, the 9:30 Club opened.

Here is what Hillary is doing today:

Which 2020 calamity do you expect to kill you?

Fugelsang to tRumpist "Christians"--

Stay while the night is young

I have to say, Drumpf was right about one thing......

Trump is expected to announce Friday that U.S. will cancel visas of some Chinese students

Video from Minneapolis shows a man calmly and methodically breaking windows to seed looting

MLK's Nobel Lecture Addressing Violence as a Way of Achieving Racial Justice

Republican Voters Against trump

Consumer Spending Fell a Record 13.6% in April

Roy Steele, the Oakland A's 'Voice of God,' dies

One of our patients bought a dozen doughnuts for our clinical team this morning.

The Protester Who Says "Break the law!" In an Undercover Cop

Why the Law Turns a Blind Eye to Militias -- Four Years Old But Still Relevant

The Apprentice

Because everything sucks here are American Marines on a joint training mission with their South...

ASSUME that Mr. Floyd DID "resist arrest" at some point that just "happens" not to be

Help. I just received an e-mail from NY Dept of labor. Should I trust it?

About the Good vs evil thing.

Check in here for a moment of calm.

MSN - On protestors, Trump adopts two very different standards

Cops in full combat gear in the summer.

Police: Man broke into bank to heat up Hot Pockets in microwave.

MLK, Jr. commentary on riots

Missouri governor on Tuesday's elections: if you don't feel safe, 'don't go out and vote'

The FCC commissioners are beginning to check in.

Report from Minneapolis

Another reason why Trump will lose in November..Simple and Very Clear: Barack Obama.

Oh hi

Has anyone seen anything on MSM about that "Make whites great again" hat? If not, why not???? nt

Restaurant Owner in S. Minneapolis: "Let my building burn, justice needs to be served."

Question: Can we persuade Al Franken to run for another Senate Seat?

I've cracked the code!

The Authorities Waited Too Long to Arrest Those Cops.

Aw shit here we go again. Just arrest the fuckers already!

You can be appalled by looting, vandalism, arson, etc., but

Leon Russell - A Song For You (1970)

Gandhi Mahal Restaurant in Minneapolis on the burning of their restaurant

MLK, Jr.'s words about white moderates still resonate today

"when the looting starts the shooting starts " was used by Miami's police chief, Walter Headley 1967

Trump is looking for political opportunity.

Walking After Midnight

The pandemic should be a metaphor for Whites to grasp the plague that is racism

Comparison..Minneapolis to Other Cities with Riots. & One Question:

Trump campaign attempts to remove satirical cartoon from online retailer

Klobuchar's opportunity.

Pic Of The Moment: Trump Promised To Make America Great Again. Four Years Later...

Elizabeth Warren: "His advocacy of illegal, state-sponsored killing is horrific."

With Calgary Stampede cancelled, what are they going to do with the flowers they would have planted?

Minnesota governor says he expects there will be "swift" justice for officers involved

Yearly Gila Bend weather report - Heat Wave

Cartoon: Safe To Go Out? By Clay Jones -May 29, 2020 9:00 AM

Kentucky Registered Voters

So I'm driving to work this morning and hear what had to be 20 sirens

Candid Camera in the pre COVID days

If you kill, do it in large numbers and bravado

The DHS Inspector General Claimed to Have a Philosophy PhD. He Doesn't


President Obama Statement on the death of George Floyd

"Minnesota is Mississippi with snow"


When the law murders you over and over again, there is no law, no community, no home, no country.

Doc Holiday meets Johnny Ringo

Outrage as South Africa law change could put elephants and giraffes on dinner table

Trump and Pence's Remarks During Briefing on the 2020 Hurricane Season; May 28, 2020

The tale of 2 tweets

Taylor Swift to Trump: After stoking the fires of white supremacy and racism your entire presidency,

Trump press secretary Kayleigh McEnany has voted by mail 11 times in 10 years

Kentucky Registered Voters

A list of the buildings damaged, looted in Minneapolis and St. Paul The list will be updated as more

Wisconsin Attorney General: "It was torture and murder, under color of law"

Matt Gaetz claims fact-checking Trump is 'interfering with an election'

Trump's Remarks Announcing an Executive Order on Preventing Online Censorship; May 28, 2020

Listening To This News Conference By MN Gov....

River monster is the new largest fish on record in Pennsylvania

This is why people are so angry with the police in Minneapolis and around the country.

CNN correspondent Omar Jimenez arrested live on television.

OK. Plague, economic collapse, murder Covid-stealing 2020 over yet?

Taylor Swift: After stoking the fires of white supremacy and racism your entire presidency, you...

I wonder whether the State convention will still take place on Sunday

Christianity Today article on George Floyd

Does racial strife influence presidential elections?

When will the Press ask about trump's use of Cocaine and Adderall?

Riding on, hiding behind, Obama's coat tails ended when Trump tried to cover up a pandemic.

Absentee ballot requests go missing in Fulton ahead of Georgia primary

Breaking - shitshow in the Rose Garden coming up

Russia Suspected of Spewing Fake News Before Exercise Agile Spirit in Poland

Ratcheting up and fire stoking to take place at 2 PM E.

Sure enough, another distraction.

Georgia Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger has openly encouraged absentee voting

"Trump Demands Facebook Investigate Why Obama's Post Got So Many Likes" (Andy Borowitz)

Bob Dylan: The Times They Are A Changin..1964..

An anecdote as evidence our devices are listening to us.

Melania Trump: 'No reason for violence' in George Floyd protests

the atlantic

The CNN reporter and crew who were arrested on the streets of Minneapolis

Trying not to Remember

A black cop kneeling on a white man's neck, the white man dies.

Amy Klobuchar was just on MSNBC with Andrea Mitchell.

Joe Biden: "Enough."

mipso - louise (live-2015) this is damn good song, give it a spin ...

History of the phrase "When the looting starts. . .

I would not be surprised if this violence spreads around the country.


Caption time.

The Milk Carton Kids & Molly Tuttle - "Maybe It's Time"

Hold on. Floyd and the cop who killed him worked at the same nightclub?

Legal immunity for police misconduct, under attack from left and right, may get Supreme Court review

Governor Cuomo Pandemic Update May 29 2020

If you have not yet seen it: Black KKKlansman

Trump Calls Rioters Thugs But Has Nothing To Say About Cops Who Torture And Murder Citizens

Denmark and Norway exclude Sweden from tourism travel area



Taylor Swift Accuses Trump of 'Stoking Fires of Racism,' Vows 'We Will Vote You Out'

YESTERDAY, Zuckerberg said he would take down any post from Trump that promoted violence

My soul is so darkened today

Joe Biden will speak on Minneapolis at 1:30...

June outlook: We predict a hotter than average start to summer.

Obama on death of George Floyd: 'This shouldn't be 'normal' in 2020 America'

Breaking: Derek Chauvin is in custody pending charges. UPDATE WITH CHARGES

'What have you done? Listen! Your brother's blood cries out to me from the ground.' Gen4:10

Max Bruch Scottish Fantasy

Arresting officer in George Floyd case taken into custody by BCA

There's a Trump tweet for everything.

Called it January 20th

Trump Presser in the Rose Garden at 2pm Eastern time...

When someone is handcuffed lying face down, you don't have to kneel on their neck.

John Fogerty plays Centerfield at the empty Dodger stadium - Put me in coach, I'm ready to play!

Why cellphone videos of black people's deaths should be considered sacred, like lynching photographs

One Of The First California Counties To Reopen Is Closing Again.

Chauvin has been arrested - per CNN

The Trump loving cop, i'll kneel on your neck until you die, was taking into custody.

Why did they wait?

In 2016, many didn't vote or voted third party so we could burn it all down.

Sad we have to do this but #policethepolice

'No One Wants to Hear From the Birther-in-Chief,' Don Lemon Erupts

More Trust issues.

Twitter Flags Trump for 'Glorifying Violence' After Tweet About 'Shooting' Protesting 'THUGS'

Lori deserves better. So does America - Joe Scarborough

Biden on live MSNBC n/t

Trump's Social Media Executive Order Is a Confession of His Ignorance

Biden addressing the unfolding situation in Minnesota and the killing of George Floyd - VIDEO

This sickens me

Guess I finally know someone that died due to Covid

Cooper's 'damsel in distress' act has sorry history

Thank you to the BCA for finally stepping up.

One for you, one for you, and I'm not forgetting you

There were 3 officers on top of George Floyd, not just the one!

Section 230 eh?

Doyle Bramhall II

How Satellite Images Reveal the Global Impact of the Coronavirus

Monkeys on the loose in India with stolen coronavirus blood samples

What would this guy's life expectancy be

Cartoons 5/29/2020

Carrot bacon - I'm going to try it

Flying Heritage and Combat Armor Museum will close -- for now

Inslee wants nursing home residents, staff tested by June 12

Joe Biden speaks out amid George Floyd protests

New tropical hotspot may emerge in Atlantic amid busy start to hurricane season

Police "Unions" must be broken up. Hate me if you want to for saying this, I don't care!

Remember this?

Biden wants a woman to be his running mate. Here are some names under consideration

DeWine has a presser scheduled at 2:30 today, Friday 29 May 2020

Charges are Murder and Manslaughter

The Lincoln Party

One of the coldest places on Earth is experiencing a record-breaking heat wave

Ms SWIFT is living Larger than before, answering her own question when we will be out of the woods

Lori Lightfoot to Trump: "F. U."

Joe Biden Bluntly Reminds Donald Trump Of What They Tweeted On Same Day In October

Clarifiction needed from MN authorites for "in custody"- does that mean "arrested"?

"Nobody wants to see this kind of violence". Well, if you're an ignorant, inbred, angry white

---sigh---some of my "neighbors" argue on social media that 1.) George Floyd died of a

For the tyrant the world is simple. There is no right or wrong. Legal or illegal. Decent or indecent

In 2009, would you believe that teenybopper Taylor Swift would become an enlightened activist

Susan Glasser tweet--

Derek Chauvin charged with murder and manslaughter

Would that we could just call Social Services

'Brutish' Trump Could Be Sued For Damages Over Cruel Scarborough Attacks, Warns Expert

expect your local goon fuckstick MAGAts to be sporting these soon as they run riot in armed

Former Gov. Gary Locke named interim president of Bellevue College

"This Is So Unfair to Me": Trump Whines About His COVID-19 Victimhood as Campaign Flails

In the past 24 hours, Trump has been beaten by Twitter, Taylor Swift, and Joe Biden

Cool: Research about dogs & horses playing together.

Every Single Worker Has Covid at One U.S. Farm on Eve of Harvest

George Floyd hypothetical:

Dump tries to clarify his "looting" tweet, fails miserably

China vows to 'smash' any Taiwan independence move as Trump weighs sanctions

Leadership, compare and contrast

North Cascades National Park complex reopens -- but not very much

When American conservatism becomes un-American

Biden: Trump 'calling for violence against American citizens'

Where does the phrase 'When the looting starts, the shooting starts' come from?

Minneapolis mayor hits back at Trump, calls for peace

The Daily Dread - Tracking the spread, 5/29/20 - Broken Minneapolis Day {:(

Pittie Puppy Found In A Box Gets So Big and Handsome The Dodo Foster Diaries

CBP Is Flying a Predator Drone Over Minneapolis as protesters continue to demonstrate


Trump is cutting all US ties to WHO

You shouldn't need a Harvard degree to survive birdwatching while black

A redneck response to Donald J Trump's tweet RE; Looting, Shooting

Pennsylvania Republicans don't want to vote by mail: 'We're listening to Trump on this'

Minnesota Guv Slams Trump's Inflammatory Tweets: 'It's Just Not Helpful'

Florida has gone to paying Unemployment Compensation bi-weekly.

Minnesota Attorney General Keith Ellison on George Floyd's death, protests

China owns a lot of US debt. They could declare financial war.


Previous clip of trump Instigating Cops to not be too nice to the accused

Is Florida deliberately undercounting Covid-19 deaths? . . . YES!

Joe Biden Addresses the Country

Stuck to script, slammed China, slammed Obama, no Minneapolis, no COVID-19, slithered off

Chuck Todd nails Trump as "afraid to lead" after Trump flees presser, taking no questions

Ah... you racist pieces of shit..

Johannes Brahms Piano Concerto #1 in D Minor, Op. 15

Oops. Looks like Amy Klobucher is out as a VP candidate

Laurence Tribe: Do we even HAVE a president? What does he imagine his job covers? Golf?

Klobuchar Says She 'Did Not Blow Off' Police Shootings

Trump Press Conference

He fled the press conference (again)!

I just had a great thought...well...maybe not so great...

Every so often I need to hear a real President speak.

SpaceX Starship SN4 just blew up in Texas

Why are the police held to a lower standard than the rest of us?

'White people nationwide mourn the senseless murder of a Minneapolis Target store'---VSB ai The Root

Why does Melania tweet?

UH OH, Crashed Pakistan A320 jet insured for $19.7 million: airline document

Serious question - what is the latest time for the Con to withdraw from

3rd degree Manslaugher - Minnesota Statute

Trump is so mad at China he gave them Hong Kong.

trump blames World Heath Organization for his Failings...

Did you just watch the Bleach-Drinker in Chief in the Rose Garden?

I feel like we could be witnessing the beginnings of war.

Put your hands on the wheel.

Caravan blocks streets in St. Paul to protest 'stay at home' order

I Can Breathe Now

PLease Pay Attention To This Thread...It Explains So Much Of What's Happening

Time for Biden to start doing weekly pressers.

Another MN Diocese Files for Bankruptcy After $22,500,000 Sex Abuse Settlement

Trump tries to walk back his "looting leads to shooting" tweet, implies different meaning

Democrats gear up to hit GOP senators on DACA

The orange shitgibbon throws another tantrum

Trump's One Constant is a Fetish for Bloodshed

CA-53: Gloves come off as Democrats fight for House seat in California

Owner Of Cup Foods, Where Police First Encountered George Floyd, Calls For Justice

Former Romney strategist joins anti-Trump Lincoln Project

Colin Kaepernick Offers to Pay for Lawyers for People Protesting in Minneapolis

Beware of the Dog! (Twitter)

Floyd was "non-responsive" for nearly 3 minutes before officer took knee off his neck complaint says

Trump pulls US out of World Health Organization - claims China controls critical international group

Border Patrol Drone Used In Anti-Terror Ops Flies Over Minneapolis Protestors

Disney World gets green light to reopen July 11

Read the complaint charging ex-Minneapolis officer Derek Chauvin with murder of George Floyd

Bodies of 2 men trapped in NOLA Hard Rock rubble to be removed by mid-June - FINALLY

CNN accuses Trump of wimping out after he holds press briefing - but takes no questions

Grab a plate: Many Americans say they're ready for a buffet

Mississippi mayor flouts calls to resign over George Floyd comments

Couple of graphics

Russian State Media Wonder if They Created an Orange-Haired Monster

Mob of looting thugs

BREAKING: Trump announces US will leave the WHO

At least 9 million US households with children are 'not at all confident' they'll be able to afford

Will the murderer get bail

'Crime against humanity': Trump condemned for WHO funding freeze

Pence's Remarks at a Memorial Service for Ravi Zacharias, Atlanta, GA; May 29, 2020

Randy Rainbow is a treasure!

Pence's Remarks at a Roundtable Discussion with Small-Business Owners on Reopening America, Atlanta

GOP congressman suggests protesters are like cop charged with murder

I think the city powers that be are expecting a bad weekend here in C-bus

Tweet of the Day

President Trump quoted Alabama segregationist George Wallace in his threat to kill rioters.

Trayvon Martin's mother running for local office in Miami-Dade County: 'It took my son being shot

just like sex offenders

DC is permanently changing speed limits on local streets to 20 MPH.

'Cannabis burned during worship' by ancient Israelites - study

New Yorker: The Twilight of the Iranian Revolution

Bonus Tweet of the Day

"I Can't Breathe". Equal but Separate

I hate it when I asphyxiate someone for 8 minutes and 46 seconds and they coincidentally die of...

Well Candace Owens has her big mouth open about Minnesota...

Friday NEWS dump from the new acting DNI Rep Ratcliffe -- Flynn transcripts incoming

Police officers around the USA speak about Minneapolis LEO's that led to the death of George Floyd

well, it's Friday. That means things are more fucked up than yesterday.

If you owned Twitter, would you ban Donald J Trump?

I try not to jump to conclusions because often facts come out later

'Memba this?

PRESIDENT OBAMA: This shouldn't be "normal" in 2020 America. It can't be "normal."

Chicago's Mayor Lightfoot to the orange menace: F.U.

Trump tells law enforcement: 'Don't be too nice' with suspects (2017)

'Racist president': Democrats accuse Trump of inciting violence in Minneapolis

Section 230: Donald Trump vs. Twitter

I am an old white guy and I would strongly prefer a black woman be named by Joe as

My Mom, 85, is in hospital, second time this month

Friday News Dump - Here it is. Flynn-Kislyak, Dec. 29, 2016

Despite Trump's attacks, Kansas voters request 2020 mail ballots at historic rate

CNN Special I Can't Breathe: Black Men Living & Dying In America

RT Rybak: While the City I love burns

How to watch historic SpaceX astronaut launch on Saturday

Proclamation on Suspension of Entry as Nonimmigrants of Certain Students and Researchers from PRC

Trump Decides To Toss Some Gasoline On The Fire In Minneapolis

Listen to Representative Jamie Raskin @RepRaskin on how far Trump has lowered this country. Broken

And the righteous anger of the young poured from the skies...

Posted without comment:

The ME said no sign of being asphyxiated. My question is if someone has their knee and on

Curfews ordered for Minneapolis, St. Paul starting 8 p.m. Friday

Curfews ordered for Minneapolis, St. Paul starting 8 p.m. Friday

Pete Seeger 'We Shall Overcome'

Holy smokes! Chicago Mayor Responds to Trump's Tweet

"Riots are the language of the unheard." -- Martin Luther King

Question: The cops being protested against are sill in charge of protecting

Joe Biden's message on George Floyd killing: 'None of us can be silent'

New video appears to show three police officers kneeling on George Floyd

George Floyd and officer who kneeled on his neck had worked at same nightclub, former owner says

He Survived Ebola. Now This Doctor Is Battling Coronavirus

In all my 64 years,

Run in with religious nut over mask wearing at grocery store

Fights between police and protestors breaking out in Atlanta!

So my district decided to do the outside graduations

What's for Dinner, Fri., May 29, 2020

PupPaw Holders

A new self portrait

so you are trained as a First Responder,

So, we find we've really not come very far.


Zuckerberg silent as Trump uses Facebook and Instagram to threaten 'looting' will lead to 'shooting'

GBI investigation shows Kemp misrepresented election security

Chuck Todd said something that rings true?

If you could create a bumper sticker for the 2020 Presidential Election, what would it be?

Woman attempts to attack officer with knife outside Temple Terrace City Hall

listening to NYT podcast The Daily. Highlighting lives of 100 covid deaths.

This is a clarifying moment. It shows exactly what Facebook is and who Zuckerberg is.

Not to put too fine a point on it, but . . .

The 25th Amendment.

Judge Invalidates One of the Last Vestiges of Federal Discrimination Against Same-Sex Couples

The Rude Pundit is at it again: "The President Is the Enemy"

Hey Media: Don't let Trump get away with it (re: "When the looting starts...")

Every day that I see Trump squawking - DL makes more sense. Also, I am NOT A VAN JONES FAN

Got my MRI results

Watching the growing demos across the nation

NBC: Watch Live George Floyd Death Protests Around the U.S. (link only)

Clyburn Says Time Not Right for Klobuchar

MILK? - Peasant, only premium cream from the choicest udders for me

...Let That Sink In.

Me fellow Irish brethren and fellow Murphy's fans!

Woman sentenced for supporting Islamic State

I have read several articles which say that Mr. Floyd was arrested for "attempting to pass

05/31 Mike Luckovich -stupidity unmasked

Joe Biden Says He's Spoken With George Floyd's Family, Calls For Police Reform

His name is George Floyd, not George Lloyd. nt

Young man smothered in a clowder

Ohio Democratic House Minority Leader Emilia Sykes got a call saying her father would be killed

Adolf Hitler vs. Donald Trump

I'm a bit worried about the curfew. Hope cool heads prevail tonight.

Merkel rebuffs Trump invitation to G7 summit

Kamala Harris on Joy Reid at 7:15 ET " broader systematic racism in our country." is the focus

I think we should all listen to this Nina Simone song right now

Joy Reid -- on the arrest of CNN journos this morning:

Mural of George Floyd on Graffiti Bridge in Pensacola

Kicking ass

I worry about Corona spreading at these protests.

Richard Engel, Chief Foreign Correspondent NBC, predicted this in 2016:

I Love President Obama

CNN - demonstrators put White House in lockdown

Peace Like A River by Paul Simon

White House is under lockdown orders per Secret Service due to protests outside the gates

trump said they are speaking with the family (of George Floyd)

Minneapolis protest misinformation stokes racial tensions

Working from home with pets: Guaranteed to make you smile, if not LOL

Minneapolis riots: This is what a False Flag looks like

I totally understand the violence in the streets.

one of the other officers suggested moving Floyd into a different position but Chauvin refused

Necco Wafers Are Coming Back This Summer After a 2-Year Hiatus

So there's an 8:00 curfew in minneapolis and St Paul tonight.

George Floyd Memorial fund total $2,684,570 as of now. heading for THREE MILLION!!

Protest in the D:

Too bad Americans are not Great People too...

I am too agitated to post this in GD today, so I'll lay it here

Boone County resident positive for COVID-19 after visiting Lake of the Ozarks pool party venue