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Archives: May 31, 2020

I cried...


Climate change: 'Stunning' seafloor ridges record Antarctic retreat

Passion flower is blooming

I follow "JetTip" on Twitter. This here is a VERY interesting post re: an airplane flying into

Trump Opens Door for Violent Clash: 'I Don't Care' If MAGA Counter-Protests at White House

SpaceX launches new era of spaceflight with company's first crewed mission

Walking back my earlier post: the Minneapolis Police Chief was wrong.

And still no charges for the 3 cops

Wow! PBS is airing a Linda Ronstadt concert tonight. She's singing "Willing".

World's deepest octopus captured on camera

Ted Lieu: Stop making things worse. We need a healer, not a divider.

Anyone who violates the curfews is not helping the situation

Robert F Kennedy Announcing The Death Of Martin Luther King

Statement from President Bill Clinton on the death of George Floyd

Fox News Reporter Taunted With 'F-k Fox News' Chants as Protests Continue Nationwide

Way back in the Dark Ages, when I was being taught US history and government (by an

What is the message from those who vandalize, set fires, and loot hope to impart?

LIVE---outside the W PH:rotesters knock down White House security barricades as anger mounts across

Billie Eilish Slams 'All Lives Matter,' White Privilege in George Floyd Essay

SHOCK: Trump is letting Russia back into the G7

Coronavirus: Belgian Prince Joachim tests positive after lockdown party

Analysis: Trump fuels new tensions in moment of crisis

From 2016 Donald Trump is getting his wish, bringing these back. "In the good old days..."

Killer Mike - Atlanta - Mayor's Press Conference

Riots happening right now in Seattle

A man just attacked Salt Lake protesters with a crossbow...

I don't think there is anything inherently wrong with the burning of stores and vehicles.

Ex-NFL exec admits what we knew all along: Protests ended Colin Kaepernick's career

everyone is kneeling in front of the trump tower #chicagoprotest

Sunset: Scipio Creek

Louisville police destroy and confiscate supplies for protesters

Trump pulls all funding for SpaceX through NASA budget.

Brazil's Jair Bolsonaro is devastating indigenous lands, with the world distracted

National Guard has been activated in Seattle by Gov Inslee

The Traumatized 17-Year-Old Who Filmed George Floyd's Killing Is Already Being Harassed

Yamiche Alcindor on Twitter.

Nashville Community Rallies Behind Man Afraid to Walk Outside with Fear of Not Returning Home Alive

The wingnuts love lunatic conspiracy theories, but

Seattle mayor announces 5 p.m. curfew

Trump is insisting the Republican Convention be held without face masks or social distancing

You know what I want? I want one of these MAGA assholes to describe their ideal future to me.

Broadcast video from Seattle...

Cops destroying first aid station for protestors. Sickening.

Tear gas in the air from sea to shining sea.

FBI's top lawyer resigns as agency faces pressure from Trump

Protesters flipped off the president's helicopter

Fires rage in Seattle protests; National Guard activate

John Fugelsan, yep, pretty much says it all

Why Protesters In Minneapolis Are Facing Militarized Law Enforcement

Kind words from folks in Canada....

Trump Suggests 'MAGA' Fans Gather, Makes Military Threat

My suggestion to the OTHER six of the G7 leaders: lift the cover of any decent photocopier,

Tonight's Soundtrack (Imagine this being sung outside the WH)

Racism Is the Biggest Reason the U.S. Safety Net Is So Weak

LAPD has mobilized entire department meaning basically all in, days off cancelled, two shifts ...

UnFuck America

*Linda Ronstadt: Live in Hollywood 9:30, MPT, ch 22 1.5 hours!

Trump Fears the Minnesota Chaos Makes Him Look Weak

Seattle's protest was hijacked

Officials blame outsiders for violence in Minnesota but contradict one another on who is responsible

Rosanne Cash nails it with this tweet.

Minnesota officials tell residents to stay home, blame outside agitators for violence

Mace America Great Again.

African-American congresswoman pepper-sprayed during racism protest

Thunderstorms roll through Puget Sound knocking out power to thousands

Cloud Series

Trump postpones G-7 meeting again, plans to invite four more countries

SLC - Man (in his 50s?) pulls out a bow and starts firing arrows

Trump Postpones G-7 Summit

Otters Kotaro & Hana bathtime fun

Editorial: 'Chaos or community?' Dr. King asked. Trump is pushing us toward chaos.

The Trump-Twitter fight ropes in the rest of Silicon Valley

Tweet of the Day

Nashville protest begins peacefully, turns inside courthouse

Nashville City Hall was set on fire

King County Coronavirus Cases Surpass 8,000; 554 Dead

I am witnessing something great at the Justice for George Floyd demonstration, in Flint Township

Downtown Raleigh protest had 1000 protesters and tear gas was used: edited

End the Violence - This Is The Time To Demand an Expanded Voters Rights Act!

Billionaires Say They Are Going To Pay For All The Destruction Their Wealth Amassing Has Caused

Incompetence? Inherent malevolence? Malevolent Intent with Planning?

In This House...

Coronavirus May Be a Blood Vessel Disease, Which Explains Everything

You wanna scare the crap out of white America? March peacefully thru rich, white neighborhoods

Philly DUers, did the statue of Rizzo get pulled down? Thx

Senator calls for meeting before US troops arrive in Colombia

Rescue Dog Never Had His Own Yard Before -- So His Mom Built Him One

(Minneapolis) Police line forming near 5th Precinct, lots of tear gas

Holy shit. Giant fire in center City Philly

MSNBC reporter said cops fired teargas at them on purpose knowing who they were...

Is anyone watching Ali Velshi on MSNBC! He got tear gassed.

Ali Velshi just got hit by a rubber bullet

NYPD runs vehicle into protestors.

Question about healthcare workers and COVID

Minneapolis is very different tonight

SUV hits demonstrators in San Jose, reportedly takes fire from law enforcement

If you think the current state of affairs is bad.

Guy Spots A Roadrunner Outsmarting A Coyote In Real Life

There have been helicopters overhead all night

Just a reminder, we still are in the midst of a pandemic.

Pretty sure Glam tipped me to these ladies a while ago

Another great eBay find

I don't understand why police are able to use rubber bullets.

Ali Velshi "I think I got hit!"


Saturday Night Roll Call:

First plein air sunburn in Bar Harbor. Perspective still tricky, but my giant lobster claws rock.

Far-Right Infiltrators and Agitators in George Floyd Protests: Indicators of White Supremacists

Trump Suggests 'MAGA' Fans Gather, Makes Military Threat

Malcolm X's "The Ballot or the Bullet" Still Resonates in Today's Political Climate

Could Trump impose Martial Law?

Russia Trying to Stoke U.S. Racial Tensions Before Election, Officials Say

What are the odds?

From watching the TV it looks like the start of a coup or the start of martial law.

African-American congresswoman pepper-sprayed during racism protest

Martha Reeves & the Vandellas - Dancing in the Street (1964)

I'm not crying, you're crying...

World's oldest bug is fossil millipede from Scotland

Armed whites "guarding" Alamo in San Antonio.

Video from Molly Hennessy-Fisk of the LA Times--she and other media tear gassed at point blank range

I'm glad the techs at MSNBC are having fun playing with the flashy graphics

"It's hard to remain peaceful when the NYPD is doing stuff like this"

Latest on COVID-19 in MN: Death toll surpasses 1K, more cases expected from protests

Obama should address the nation tonight...

CNN NYC: Police van in flames in Union Square

Guy who attempted to shoot protesters in SLC with his bow is out & yelling at protesters again.

Global death toll tops 365,000 as Brazil, Mexico and Peru record spikes in new cases

GOP planning for 19,000 in attendance, full bars and restaurants for Charlotte convention

Protesters give Donald Trump a one-finger salute as Marine One flies over DC protests

Not Fade Away

Bonus Tweet of the Day

Curfews in Seattle, Los Angeles, Chicago, Minneapolis, Buffalo, Charleston, Nashville...

In Berlin....

Police Shoot Tear Gas Toward MSNBC Crew, Protesters, 'There Was No Warning Whatsoever' - MSNBC

So I see DeSantis can lock down Florida after all

On the one hand . . .

A larger asshole, Chris Christie is playing the blame game!

Parents Settle Lawsuit Against Evangelical Church over Forced Baptism of Special Needs Son

I'm seeing here and there among the graffiti we're seeing, this: "FDT"

WATCH: Man With Bow & Arrow Taken Down by Salt Lake City Protesters

25 cities across 16 states have now imposed curfews

The National Guard has been activated in Washington D.C. to help protect the White House

I hope Joe comes forward with some proposals to address the issues leading to the protests

I joined DU shortly after the US invaded Iraq.

Please people this has to stop.

Live embedded reporting from Portland protests

Extra Bonus Tweet of the Day

Why is Russian Media (propaganda) in Minneapolis?

Imagine that in 1939 you'd planned a trip to Europe next year, in 1940.

JBS gets court nod to reopen Brazil plant closed over COVID-19 outbreak

Guy beaten in SLC after bow and arrow incident + interview with him

Update: Genesee County Sheriff Chris Swanson joins protesters marching for George Floyd

See Flash-Bangs Go Off Near NBC News Reporter As Minneapolis Protesters Retreat - MSNBC

Austin protests against police violence spread, scatter

This seems appropriate

We could all use a break from the tension, so...

Protests at Dallas City Hall again prompt tear gas as demonstrators against police (GRAPHIC WARNING)

The effin a**holes are shooting at the PRESS!

Uruguayan President Lacalle Pou heads into quarantine

For those watching CNN

another member of the media arrested

Molly Jong-Fast tweets - I keep seeing videos of the police escalating things.

Just Saw the Video of the Shop Owner In Downtown Dallas being killed or injured

This pretty well sums it all up.

Downtown Grand Rapids Michigan...Protests


Fuck the white supremacists and anarchists burning my city!

I found this list of anti-racism reading and resources: books, podcasts, social media to follow

Does it feel to you, as it does me, that this is becoming about something larger than George Floyd?

This is what a rudderless ship of state looks like

A surreal, awful, unbelievable night. Watching a live news feed from Raleigh

3rd Degree-2nd Degree-1st Degree-1st Degree Hate Crime

First Quarter Moon, tonight, May 30, 2020.

Police investigating after video shows mounted patrol officer trample protester in downtown Houston

National Guard in MN fires canisters at people as they stand on their porch in residential area

Watching live feed of protests in Madison, WI

Trump and his white supremacist GOP sycophants kicked a hornet's nest

I was too young to remember, did Nixon address protesters or ignore/incite a la Twitler?

Edward Carmack statue in Nashville toppled

Let me be clear if the Cops didn't crack down in Mpls there would have been dead in the streets

Hosea 8:7 Indeed, they sow the wind and reap the whirlwind ...

May tomorrow shine its light upon a path towards love, peace, and most importantly, justice.

Thank Dog for my cats,

Bagpipes on the beach, and Sir Paul-- Why not?

Be careful when the rubber bullets start flying - serious eye injury danger.

Now THIS is a Sheriff one can be proud of!!!!!

will Trump call these guys "thugs"? A group takes turns breaking bank windows

This is a straight up picture I 'took'. Unlike most of my stuff this isn't added to in any way.

Not from an Orthodox source, but 'speaks' re: "The thief comes not but to kill, steal, destroy."

Don lemon just gave the most beautiful speech on CNN

Everything is out of control. Everything.

Columbus Cops Are Out Of Control

Germans chant "no KKK Trump"

Angela Merkel Practices Social Distancing by Staying Four Thousand Miles Away from Trump

They're really fucking up Fairfax Ave. in LA

Tweet from St. Paul Police.

90210 going down, lootings everywhere, LA mayor asking for National Guard

Anyone familiar with the current fire in DC near Hay Adams Hotel?

Commentary: A nation rages over the death of George Floyd. As Trump tweets, Biden leads.

George Floyd's brother says Trump 'didn't give me an opportunity to even speak' during phone call

NPR: Cliven Bundy Armed Standoff Case Going Back To Court

If you live in a community that has a Concentrated Animal Feeding Operation CAFO watch this!

It's getting bad in San Francisco

How to respond to "riots never solve anything!"

Joe Burrow: "The black community needs our help..."

what's this "ACAB" that protesters are spray painting everywhere?

Really glad I don't live in a large city right now.

"But I ask no favors for my sex. I surrender not our claim to equality.

Cities have lost many police vehicles over the last few days

Joe Biden: We are a nation furious at injustice.

Looks like MAGAT night in DC isn't going very well

Does fuckin trump think he is mr burns

Los Angeles Mayor Garcetti requests National Guard to move in tonight at midnight . . .

MAGAts walking through protest

Rage Against The Machine - Killing In the Name

Rep. Joyce Beatty, Columbus City Council President Hardin pepper-sprayed during protest

Car Burns In Washington D.C. Amid George Floyd Protesting - MSNBC

"The only thing the poor had left to eat was the rich."

There is unrest even in Rockford IL

Gov Cumo said it best: Violence obscures the righteousness of the message

Still in store for 2020

University of North Texas investigating campus arrest involving one black man, several officers

Ali Velshi gives best reporting on Minneapolis protests

Tim Wise discusses George Floyd's murder-by-cop in Minneapolis, racism, and much more.

Welcome to Trump's Amercia

Tale of two leaders. Merkel: 275 new cases yesterday, 6 deaths. Trump: 23,290 cases, 1015 deaths.

I hope these police officers also get charged.

Black MSNBC Correspondent all but loses it rightfully on air with the truth America must hear

Fertitta returns federal funds, warns of commercial real estate bust

Richmond protesters have set the United Daughters of the Confederacy building on fire

Is anyone listening?

Police Fire Pepper Bullets At Protesters In Chaotic Washington, D.C. Scene - MSNBC

Black Day In July - Gordon Lightfoot

Ohio - Crosby Stills Nash and Young

Where are people like Neil Degrasse Tyson and...

The Only Good Democrat is a dead Democrat: Cowboys for Trump

Lest we forget or never knew: Documentary, "Where's My Roy Cohn" - essence of SHITLER

San Francisco mayor London Breed announces curfew.

Locals Take Back Tourist-Free Waikiki During Pandemic

"A Democrat needs to have just one thing to earn my vote this year, a pulse..."

Aside from arson and looting and protester violence being illegal, aside

Cops gone wild: compilation video

Reno City Hall set on fire

One dead in Indianapolis shootings amid protests

Vice journalist pepper sprayed by police despite identifying self as press.

Direct correlation: RAYGUN ignored HIV - Shitler ignored/enhanced COVID *and*brutality on minorities

Mr. Ryan Encore

Tensions At The Alamo Flare Into Violence Following Peaceful George Floyd Protest

Fire, pestilence and a country at war with itself: the Trump presidency is over

Little by little the look of the country changes

There is at least an attempt if not an actual societal change going on now.

Fox News slam does not stop Ali Velshi from calling out cops and context-appropriate recording.

Regulators approve PG&E bankruptcy plan despite safety fears

Looting in Scottsdale...not protesting

On CNN: Minneapolis neighborhood residents are taking measures to defend themselves.

Jackie DeShannon - Put A Little Love in Your Heart

A scene from San Jose, Calif.

Getting more tired of Van Jones.

cops taze, pepper spray, drag couple out of car. WHY?

The police just hit this man with a baton so hard it gave him a compound fracture.

Vigil scheduled for next week as Tucson braced for another night of protests

What the arrest of a black CNN journalist on air taught us

Video of police saying 'light them up' and shooting pellets at people on their porch

Bill Maher Tweets his New Rules #BlueToo from 6/15/18

Nat'l Guard and MPD shooting paintball at people on their own porches

Joe Biden's Statement tonight:

R.E.M. - Nightswimming

CNN Commentator Arrested

HuffPost reporter taken into custody.

Man! Trump has to go home! Get the fool out of office!

Brandi Carlile 'The Story'

Take a GOOD LOOK, Republicans

Utah man yelling 'All Lives Matter' aims bow and arrow at protestors

nightclub owner says Derek Chauvin "skittish" when african americans frequented her club

"this is in my city at the dallas protest right now. they were peacefully protesting WITH HANDS UP!"

Nick Cave - Red Right Hand

Asset forfeiture reform bill falls victim to COVID-shortened session

Mazzy Star - Flowers In December

"We kept saying we're media. Police tear gassed and pepper sprayed the entire group."

"cops shot out my friend's eye. they shot her. in the fucking eye."

Arizona deserves better than McSally's pandemic performance

"Press badges are a target now"

Speaker Pelosi: "We saw an execution of Floyd, There has to be justice"

Candy Lo - Hao xin fen shou

Several of our @freep journalists got pepper-sprayed tonight by Detroit Police,

Scottsdale police declare unlawful assembly

A WCCO reporter is arrested for filming the #Minneapolis police

Mike George's CBS news crew comes under rubber bullet fire from #Minneapolis police.

James Hand - Don't Depend On Me

NYPD officer in Union Square throws down a "White Power" sign and his fellow officer cheers him on

Buffalo Springfield: "Stop Children What's That Sound" has been my interior soundtrack...

Looks like there's a pattern of the police going after the press in multiple cities

These are protests. They want to frame it differently to maintain the antiseptic enslavement of us a

Did Joker predict what was long time coming?

Breakfast 31May 2020

Advantage Biden, with risks; Trump disapproval grows: POLL

Hospitalizations for COVID-19 hit new record in Arizona Saturday, overall cases now exceed 19,000

Police Erupt in Violence Nationwide

Global figures including Pink Floyd star sign letter backing Craig Murray

Dani Garavelli: Cheerleader for race riots Donald Trump creates perfect smokescreen

MORCHEEBA - Part Of The Process

Los Angeles Synagogue Vandalized With 'Free Palestine,' 'F-- Israel' Graffiti

Trump announces he has unilaterally decided to let Putin back into the G7 Summit

REM - Love Is All Around Me (Live)

R E M -- Belong (Live)

Mazzy Star - Halah (Live)

Cops fatally shot a Black transgender man without warning & keep calling him a woman

Nicolette Larson, Tears for Fears

M$NBC' showed the killing of MLK on Datline

Your Sunday LOLcats (dial-up warning) Bad Tree Day Edition

37 new cases: Southwestern Utah sees spike in COVID-19

Had a heart to heart talk with a garter snake this morning

No Protest Is The Only Protest They Want

I'm hearing *that man* use the word anarchist on the BBC overnight news services

SLC is under curfew as a rally to protest death of George Floyd turns violent. Gov. Herbert activate

Watch this and weep for America

Black Lives Matter protests turn chaotic in Reno, Las Vegas

"Today my 8 year old child asked if slavery will be coming back.

This thread listing numerous police attacks on press just last night

As casinos prepare to reopen, the Culinary Union remains uneasy about worker safety

For the Ohio DUers

Trump is delighting in the chaos he has wrought

Burn Down The Mission

Robert Reich: 'He is no longer president. The sooner we stop treating him as if he were, the better'

Is there a centralized location compiling reports of outside agitators at the protests?

I remember an incident at a Trump rally in Chicago in early 2016

Freedom loving conservatives

Is there ANY actual evidence of "leftist" groups rioting?

The burned the daughters of confederacy building in Richmond

Cortez Masto bows out of consideration to be Biden's running mate, citing Nevada's economic crisis

Right-wingers and racists are jumping on this....

Two Americas. Two outcomes, same police.

Lawmakers told redistricting will demand special session in 2021

If non-violence were universally effective, the police would be using it right now

Here's a thought

Does anyone know if Mr. Floyd's family is pursuing an independent autopsy of George's body? nt


Michael Flynn Is The Traitor To America We Always Thought He Was

Chris Jansing "2020 in 6 Seconds"

Tulsa 1921 - 99 years ago today

What is Gov Whitmer's involvement regarding the protests in Detroit and other cities?

Daughters of confederacy a burial detail in 82nd

'We're sick of it': Anger over police killings shatters US

Genesee County Sheriff Chris Swanson joins protesters as they walk for George Floyd

Nevada can never let its guard down against Trump on nuke tests, waste

Some photos from last night's George Floyd demonstration in Flint Township (pic heavy)

Police, protesters seen walking hand-in-hand in Camden

Can we not lose track that 105,000 Americans are dead from COVID, many due to Trump's incompetence

After the protests are over and they get back to investigating, filing charges and jailing...

Soledad O'Brien: The President has repeatedly said 'the press is the enemy of the people'

The Season Finale of the Trump Show

I don't think Ken can be bent into that position.

So I am listening to an African-American professor on Irie fm here in JA

A bad omen?

Collective Soul-Run

David Corn: "It's too late for Trump to act like a decent human being. Decades too late.

It would appear that the response to excess force by police in police forces across

Cops shove old man with cane to the ground while he's trying to leave area.

Hey, powerful white society, please tell us how to protest you!

How Western media would cover Minneapolis if it happened in another country

In New Jersey police literally started marching with protesters.

Hey Bill Barr:

Journalist identifies as press, gets forced to ground, identifies again, gets pepper-sprayed in face

This is a textbook example of how a nation collapses

... did Obama, Bush, Clinton or Bush sr need the national guard to protect the White House?

Cop smacks protester in head with baton. Skull fractures. Tells medic that he didn't touch him.

The Floyd murder is turning into a world wide movement.

OMG: Military police opened fire on the nurses, storming their tent.

Think Outside the Box, Jack

The Rise of the Trump Cult as foreseen by an Economist in 1976...

Wait a minute. We need password credentials to access the FL dashboard now?

I wish every community had a leader like this ... Chris Swanson

You raised $2,265.00 on May 30, 2020 to elect Joe Biden POTUS with our DU ActBlue link

Summer social forecast

The Police Riots of 2020

The protests, fires, you are watching on TV, that's Trumps presidency burning to the ground.

We Got cowbell 2020 Epi Les Paul sd 1950's, rule is I feed you I get to play wembley with you all

I need some help please on The Harlem Renaissance. It is for a book I am writing.

I've said it before and I'll say it again.

This is fine

Lady Gaga calls Donald Trump 'a fool and a racist' in emotional George Floyd message

Downtown Chicago Rioters Attacking Police Officers

Only Obama can fill the leadership void.


Fox Talking Point : Governors & Mayors-they are to blame (!?!)

ICE keeps transferring detainees around the country, leading to COVID-19 outbreaks

The Last Day of May

Thousands chanting "black lives matter" in front of the US Embassy in Berlin, Germany

Harsh truth

With Trump's support cratering, will the GOP still try to steal the election for him?

I really like Keisha Lance Bottoms.

"Unbelievable" is not!

Atlanta Mayor: "He should just stop talking" and this is like Charlottesville all over again..."

Fox News host joins other conservatives in urging Trump to give national address

Mike Freeman faces new challenge in case against former Minneapolis police officer

Val Demings coming up on MTP.

The entire world is finished with Donald J Trump

Protest Spreads to London

Question: almost every city where there's been police violence is under a Democratic Mayor...

Martin Luther King Jr's words on non-violence.

"It feels like the US is experiencing 1918, 1929 and 1968 all at once,

2020 so far

Trump loves the rule of law. As long as it targets his enemies.

National Security Adviser says "I don't think there's systemic racism" in America's police forces

Merkel Declines to Die for Trump [Update*2: Trump Postpones G7 to At Least September]

Fictional prophesy approaches reality.

Cops in Flint, MI lay down their batons, taken off their helmets after protesters chant #WalkWithUs

XTC- Dear God

I'd be willing to bet Herr Miller told Trump that black people are afraid of dogs. If not Miller,

NPR New Zealand Now Has Just 1 Active COVID-19 Case

Chicago: 6AM group of 90% white protesters outside mayor Lightfoot's house.

The morning after in downtown Raleigh: updated 6/1

Did you know..

Be prepared...

WaPo: I was the prosecutor in the Freddie Gray case. Here's what Minneapolis should know.

Oh my God Lee Carter in VA is amazing

Trump is OK if the protests go on forever.

MEANWHILE...the COVID-19 death toll in the US is now at 103,000

Idaho primary votes will be counted Tuesday night -- but these may not be. This is why

Richmond Mayor Levar Stoney Requests National Guard, Curfew, Says "Enough Is Enough...This Must Stop"

Video of police enforcing curfew by shooting pepper balls at porch sitters

In the last 48 hours or so, police have arrested a clearly identified news crew while they

Is someone listing the journalists attacked by cops across the country? Tweet in DU post not organiz

Trump to Police 7/17: I said, you can take the hand away, okay?"

'Trumpocalypse: Restoring American Democracy.'

Were Minneapolis PD caught on camera slashing tires of protester's cars? YES! Proof

Guardian reporter's twitter thread on incidents involving police and reporters covering the protests

David Frum: After Trump, How Do We Rebuild?

RWers on Twitter are calling the protests insurrection, demanding Trump use the Insurrection Act

"Something happening here"

US Law Enforcement Are Deliberately Targeting Journalists During George Floyd Protests

Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms: When you burn down this city, you're burning down our community

A different perspective: French people riot and burn stuff because it's a Saturday

Some funny from Twitter.

John Cusack attacked by police and 'hit by pepper spray' while filming Chicago protests

trump set the atmosphere. Remember... he called Kaepernick a son of a bitch for PEACEFUL protest

Members, do you receive Social Security?

Ada Co. GOP chair used party funds on private expense, allowed questionable audit

Still waiting for unemployment payments? Some Idahoans have gone without for 11 weeks

"I would give myself an A+"

Trump is right that free speech is in danger. But he won't admit the danger is him.

Wow! Wonderful strategic dissection of how RW extremists create chaos/confusion! Must Read!!

"F_ _ _ in" hypocrite weasel

He is no longer president. The sooner we stop treating him as if he were, the better

who needs a brush when you have a vacuum

Detroit Teenager Killed By Unidentified Suspect Shooting Into Protest Crowd, Police Say

Wow! Wonderful strategic dissection of how RW extremists create chaos/confusion! Must Read!!

Seattle police maced a child... Then refused to give his badge number.

The sign language interpreter

#Anonymous is trending, release of Epstein-Trump sexual escapades, lawsuits, little black book

Litany for Dictatorships

Why Alabama Beachgoers Aren't Worried About COVID-19

Last night's performance by community police

Anonymous have hijacked and taken over the MN Police Dept. website..

Interesting and Creative Protest Sign

Thoughts on a Sunday morning- re: riots and protests

SpaceX Nasa Mission: Astronaut capsule docks with space station

Note from my boss regarding the riots

Police Accountability: Last Week Tonight with John Oliver

Doonsbury - Liberty And Death

Right wing trolls claiming trump isn't racist because he won an Ellis Island award

Kid at Seattle Protest Was Allegedly Maced by Cop

Department of Just Us: Michael Flynn is a martyr even though he made a guilty plea... twice

And the song in my head this morning is from Neil Young in the 1970s: Don't Let It Bring You

Teh funny

Camden residents, elected officials march against police brutality

Will these riots give Trump a second term?

I fear these protests can turn the election back to Trump.

Policing in the US is not about enforcing law. It's about enforcing white supremacy (The Guardian)

From someone on Facebook....

You may leave here, for four days in space

The Last Day of June 1934--Al Stewart

Considering that Biden is consistently leading trump in the swing state polls,

Police starting the violence.

Just finished this still life.

NYPD cop flashes "white power" gesture at protesters. His colleague laughs.

Jake Tapper show -- no pokerface

Are there any good cops?

If, in this year, we can't absolutely electrify America, that's on us, not protesters!

Family identifies federal officer shot, killed in connection with George Floyd protest in Oakland

Eve of destruction

Believe it or not, there was rioting in Scottsdale, AZ last night.

UK abandoned testing because system 'could only cope with five coronavirus cases a week'

Was wondering where

Governor authorizes curfew for Richmond, VA

As if Dayton's Oregon District hadn't been through enough, the past year...

City of Seattle: Responding to the Weekend Protests in Downtown Seattle

Madison protests turn violent, 75 State Street businesses damaged, looted

Just Boogaloo losers and white nats

Seattle epidemiologist finds spike of coronavirus cases in those under age 40

Released 18 Years Ago and Nothing Has Changed

After long and considered deliberation I am urging Joe Biden to choose her as a running mate.

Sky Pilot

Denmark and Norway cut coronavirus-hit Sweden out of free travel deal

Bethel School District fires wrestling coach over social media post defending police in George Floyd

Very powerful video: "He angry at 46, I'm angry at 31 & you angry at 16"

Sarah Cooper has always been brilliant, here she is in March 2016 on racism in advertising.

White House this morning: Trump will not appear on camera today--a "photo lid" has been declared.

Dear President Trump...

On second thought - Let's reconsider coming out for another 17 years

McConnell and Pelosi's next battle: How to help the 40 million unemployed

Trump will soon come out as the law and order president

July 2017, Trump suggested police should not be nice with people in custody.

"Space Force" (Netflix). I guess my family are the only people who think it's funny

This was the peaceful part of the protest that you should have listened to...

Offering the other cheek would probably be better.

"The book of my enemy has been remaindered"

Reported COVID-19 deaths yesterday: Germany, 6; U.S., 1015. If I were Merkel...

Trump's Remarks at Kennedy Space Center; May 30, 2020

Police Erupt in Violence Nationwide

"The media could not be played".

Holy shit part 3872

A movie about a good cop.."Serpico"

How does anyone get to cite these nascent protests as cause for the virus re-spreading

DU Sleuths: Is this legit or is this bullshit?

Changed the battery in my Galaxy s5 today

Trump's Remarks Before Air Force One Departure; May 30, 2020

Donald Trump looked six years into the future.

When a warning is spat upon.

Trump's Remarks After Viewing SpaceX Demonstration Mission 2 Lauch

New Orleans RTA to bring all transit operations in-house

Black Protesters in Baltimore begged the white folks who showed up to riot to stop because the cops

Trump's Remarks Before Marine One Departure; May 30, 2020

National Security Adviser: 'I don't think there's systemic racism' (CNN)

Bill Moyers 2017 A Warning "Koch Brothers Bankroll Move to Rewrite the Constitution..."

He is Nero without the violin

Motorhead - Eat the Rich

Leonard Cohen - First We Take Manhattan

OMG: Black Lives Matter protest in Denmark:

We need to STOP thinking how the protests will "turn" the election to Donnie Dollhands

MA: The 'new normal' on MBTA buses, trains redefines what is considered 'crowded"

Officials Claim Far-Right 'Boogaloo Bois' Fanning Flames Of Chaos In Minnesota

As a New Yorker, I can honestly say this.

A Little Nanny State Would Be Good About Now Ya Think?

Do Bee Dobee Dooo . . .

Damn Cuomo is on a roll

By the way, even without pandemic and recession, this unrest was predictable

Roger Stone ordered to report to prison June 30

Vox: Trump's policies have enabled police violence against black Americans

Can we stop saying all police officers are horrible?

Where To Begin The Change Regarding The Police

US Law Enforcement Are Deliberately Targeting Journalists During George Floyd Protests

Need to vent about one of my housemates. . .

Fox News' Lou Dobbs blames "Black churches," "Black teachers and leaders" for Minneapolis protests

Trump boasts he's about to declare Antifa a "Terrorist Organization"

Don't delude yourselves into thinking white/swing voters will leave Trump.

Journalists Under Attack Show How Trump's Hate for the Press Has Spread

All of Trumps lies, incompetence, corruption divisive rhetoric, is coming back upon him all at once.

Some Context from the 3rd precinct, (A hopeful update.)

Vegan funnies

What Fiction are you reading this week, May 31, 2020?

HOLY SHIT, there were violent protests in Fargo, North Dakota.

In the case of the cnn crew arrest will CNN or

Cuomo 5/31

Is there a Comcast-Verizon customer service agent here? :-)

Voting is different in Philly this year. Here's what you need to know for Tuesday's coronavirus prim

Not much has changed since 1971

The right does not understand that somethings rise organically.

What is happening now in Austin?

Why did the flu from 1918 finally disappear? nt

Israeli defense minister apologizes for Palestinian's death

Hey Donald Trump The Stupid ANTIFA Is Not A Terrorist Group Your Friends The Klan And The Nazis Are

Sure as hell

'No Blame?' ABC News finds 54 cases invoking 'Trump' in connection with violence, threats, alleged

Clinton was elected after the 1992 LA Riots....

George Floyd Memorial fund update for Monday night $ 8.5 million

Mining firm Rio Tinto sorry for destroying Aboriginal caves

Cops and their white power symbols

If you tape over your badge number, you are impersonating an officer of the law.

George Floyd's brother says Trump 'kept pushing me off' during phone call

This statement by Trump tells you he is completely lost and desperate.

Flower update...

If Dr. King changed the world, perhaps you could tell me who changed it back? My

People more important than the economy, pope says about Covid crisis

About Last Night - Photos and Video from Peaceful Protest to Clashes and Unrest

Agent provocaters

Jane Fonda Pens Incredible Blog Post Regarding George Floyd

Flint MI, Sheriff and his deputies joined the march

DJackassT is so disrespectful and ignorant

sez awww.

Trump says the US will designate Antifa as a terrorist organization

There are two americas: one fights for black lives and the other fights for brunch

Target to Close 175 Stores Across the U.S. Over George Floyd Protests

Tim Ryan, Police Chief lead march for justice through Youngstown

Like the sheriff in Flint, cops in Camden County, NJ, march with the protesters:

Chris Jansing is All of Us Watching Unfolding Events

In case you've forgotten:

This is NOT Bernie's revolution! It's a gross suggestion.

Researchers warn covid-19 could cause debilitating long-term illness in some patients

Dear Leader is back on the john, tweeting hate and blaming "Antifa" and "the Left" for all violence

Yesterday, my two other sisters and I spent the day with my dying sister.

Pelosi ignores Trump's protest tweets, says she won't 'take his bait'

Reverend Wright was right

In Seattle and Portland, Proud Boys are dressing as Antifa....doesn't that mean they'll be arrested

Happening in Florence, Alabama

He just needs to resign and go away

Woman Meets Her Soul Dog On Vacation

'Hypocrite': NFL's Roger Goodell Slammed For Statement On George Floyd Protests


'Just sometimes stop talking': Atlanta Mayor says Trump tweets making anger over George Floyd worse

Who is on tap for Morning Joe tomorrow?

TCM Schedule for Tuesday, June 2: Star of the Month: Ann Sheridan

White supremacist spotted at Salt Lake protest yesterday.

How abuse is part of our culture

New: White House staff received emails saying not to come to work today because of security concerns

'Groundhog Day for a Black Man' Shows Danger Black Men in America Face

Toronto Protest:

Watch This Tiny Deaf Puppy Grow Up To Be So Big And Happy

Republicans have looted trillions of taxpayer dollars

"the fog of war" is really hurting things right now in so many ways

Killer Mike speaks for me. You guys need to listen to this.

How Dangerous Is It to Protest During a Pandemic?

"Every attendee takes a knee in honor of George Floyd. Police officers joined in the tribute."

So if you are anti-fascist

Cartoons 5/31/2020

Warning: Getting too COVID clean can be poisonous to health

STFU wouldya

What Trump Thinks a Thesaurus Is

In Arlington, the masks are in the mail

When I see protest in Japan, Denmark, all over the USA, I do

Curfews, confrontations follow police brutality protests

Trump is pushing churches to open. Black pastors in hard-hit St. Louis are preaching caution.

TCM Schedule for Wednesday, June 3: Directed by Sam Peckinpah

Swiping Right: The Allure of Hyper Masculinity and Cryptofascism for Men Who Join the Proud Boys

In Days of Discord, a President Fans the Flames

Always got people rushing to declare "antifa" terrorists; but NEVER the KKK or violent, racist cops

We are Antifa

rob reiner: You've completed you're mission. You've made America great. Now get the fuck out.

So, I guess social distancing and COVID-19 are officially "no big deal" now?

Louisville TV Reporter Shot By Police During Live Broadcast Covering Street Protests

Jackie DeShannon - What The World Needs Now Is Love

Virus Kills President Pence


We can't wait until November!

Iowa Rep. Steve King's many outrageous comments may finally catch up with him

104,000 Americans have died from CV-19. I know media coverage of the George Floyd protests

pretty sure you've been where this song takes ya ...

Mike Pence Gets A Blunt Reminder After 'Let Their Voices Be Heard' Tweet

Updated - Reuters: New coronavirus losing potency, top Italian doctor says

New Weekly Record Set at the Mauna Loa Observatory for CO2 Concentrations 417.43 ppm.

The Daily Dread - Tracking the spread, 5/31/20

NYC Mayor Bill De Blasio Blames Protesters After Police Vans Plow Through Crowd

Trump Campaign Ad Takes Credit For Unemployment Benefit Republicans Seek To End

Why is Target closing stores across the country? I can see in MN, Mnplis but why in MO, OK, etc.

This Is How We Find Peace, Justice and Reconciliation: Solidarity

Although the country needs to hear from the president,

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

Black Londoner explains George Floyd protester support with story of how cops murdered his brother

Tweet of the Day

while young people marched in the streets, Trump vetoed major student loan forgiveness bill

The Muslce Shoals Story - the creation of some of our best and favorite music...

Former top Justice Department official warns Trump may 'not cede power'

Seattle police officer caught kneeling on the necks of multiple George Floyd protestors

New adventures in wooden weapons: first the lockdown protesters, now the police

Hogg: To create the changes our generation needs we need highest youth voter turnout in American his

Speaker Creates Police Accountability Workgroup in the House.

Seahawks WR D.K. Metcalf shares emotional message after George Floyd's death, mass protests

**Mayor of LA giving speech/update on protests. [LIVE] Curfew again tonight

trump says he will designate antifa a terrorist organization

Trump in Trouble

Better Times Are Coming

San Francisco's mayor says 8 p.m. curfew will be extended indefinitely

Hundreds of people take a knee and a moment of silence in the middle of 7th Street NW and K Street

"The biggest looter in America is the same lawless fucker who's spent his entire life ...

Michelle Obama Says "It's Up to All of Us" to Root Out Racism: "It Starts with Self-Examination"

Thousands Demand Firing of San Jose Cop Filmed Antagonizing, Swearing at Protesters

National Security Adviser: Trump's Threat to Shoot Protesters Was Attempt to 'De-Escalate Violence'

new video surfaces of Floyd getting beat in cop car

Police turn more aggressive against protesters and bystanders, alike, adding to violence and chaos

Our neighborhood is TRASHED

Riots in Grand Rapids Mi. Yet quiet in Kalamazoo

GOP Sen. Tim Scott calls for the arrest of other officers involved in Floyd death

Philly is falling apart:

False claim targets wife of officer charged in Floyd's death

Hundreds of volunteers head out to Frontier Field to help cleanup riot damage around Rochester

Fire, pestilence and a country at war with itself: the Trump presidency is over

New York Mayor Bill de Blasio defends police after video shows NYPD SUV driving into protesters

We Had A Small Rally Here Today

Law Enforcement Files Discredit Kemp's Accusation That Democrats Tried to Hack the Georgia Election

GOP deeply divided over Trump's social media crackdown

The perfect reply to an Ivanka tweet

Have I got this right? When Colbert coined the term "truthiness", everyone understood the

Peaceful Coral Gables protest against police brutality ends with prayer

I gotta be honest the worst looting I've ever seen take place happened a few weeks ago when ...

Rekha Basu, Des Moines Register, "If only the clock could have stopped at 7 in Des Moines;

Massive US protests raise fears of new virus outbreaks

I f you had any doubt about America's priorities,

Cop cars burned in Philadelphia

Not meaning to stir up a sh*t storm where there isn't one...but I am getting mighty suspicious..

Florida's Seen a 'Statistically Significant' Uptick in Pneumonia Deaths.

Huge gathering at state capitol

Saw this SUV in our super market parking lot the other day:

Global coronavirus cases surpass 6 million

W.Va. church may be only one to use robocalls for evangelism

Thousands of Complaints Do Little to Change Police Ways

Up is Down - Left is Right...

Jadon Sancho scores hat-trick on his return to starting line-up

How trump demonizes Democrats like Pelosi

Trump postpones G7 summit, seeks to add countries to invitation list

This is unacceptable and horrifying in every way imaginable.

Racism is America's social pandemic, and it is spiking once more

Omaha has a curfew for the next three days.

Looting is the transition to freedom

Abuse in our culture is not only perpetrated by cops

Your favorite Billy Bob Thornton movie?

Anyone got a streaming site for Chicago area? Thx.

Sheriff Joins Protesters on Their March

Derek Chauvin's Knee Is...

Thank You, Houston Chronicle

Forgive the paranoia, but do you think the cops knew what they were starting?

Governor's emergency declaration and details of curfew.

tiedrich nails ti again

So, black GOP Sen. Scott has called for the arrest of the other three cops involved in

Trump in the last 30 minutes "thank you President Trump"

Yeah - Senator Schatz

Pompous Pompeo says goodbye to democracy in Hong Kong....

Trump Justice Department Killed Police Reform Programs That Could Have Helped Minneapolis

Trump To Name ANTIFA, Which Doesn't Exist, A Terrorist Organization

'antifa' will quickly start to mean ANYTHING anti-Trump in terms of Trump defining 'terrorism'

Please, PLEASE read this about the Mpls. protests - from Minnesota Public Radio!

Are these riots and looting going to hand the election to Trump?

Three Of The Four Murderers Are Home Chillin' Today

DeSantis has the state Supreme Court the GOP always wanted.

Why I'm likely to piss you off in the next six months...

Mini Rally In Our Town Today

"There's a chance you can be labelled Antifa by law enforcement simply because you are protesting"

Another view of Minneapolis, Saturday, May 30: it's all about community.

Will the Protests Spark a Second COVID-19 Outbreak?

Senator Kamala Harris

Police Policy Improvements Created By Obama Admin - Trump Ignored Them All


'Rioting cops' attacking protesters is a sign police departments are 'rotten to the core'

It always makes me smile...

My jacaranda is covered in flowers! (So is my driveway.)

Christo, who made monumental art around the world, has died at 84

Cop kicking girl. Erie, PA


The Police Are the Aggressors -- "Due Force" Training Ended In The 90's

Protest Livestrams (Sunday)

Images from los angeles yesterday, mostly the Fairfax area

What's for Dinner, Sun., May 31, 2020

❤The Floyd Family's lawyer Ben Crump expands on the family's call with @JoeBiden:

We love the black people

Wow, George Floyd's GoFundMe is over $6,000,000. We are good people.

The police helicopters are back....

Captain America - American Hero, Patriot, Anti-Fascist, and Now a Terrorist

Interestingly, Nancy Waterman Makes A Surprising Endorsement For Veep

Duck Chases Dog

If anyone needs help understanding what the problem is, may I suggest playing the Sober Game?

Phila: Rizzo Statue finally will be removed.

oh, so, this is trump trying to deescalate the situation:

Did you know that goldfish are intelligent enough to tell people apart?

I'm sorry, but they've stabbed, shot, and hit people with cars... it's time to call them TERRORISTS

Cowkid at work:

At least 103,000 people have died from coronavirus in the U.S.

Boats on Scipio Creek

Cows attack and kill elderly walker in Yorkshire Dales

"The price of freedom is high." Cap's Speech - Captain America: The Winter Soldier

My family's restaurant caught fire in the Minneapolis protests. Let it burn.

This seems appropriate now

fuck trump and his tweets

Did Derek Chauvin attend this rally?

Desperate retailers to ask for emergency help amid worries that economic turmoil could worsen

These guys are just playing the circle game!!11!!

If you ain't got the do-re-mi...

A Pandemic Anywhere Is A Pandemic Everywhere -- What Americans Should Learn, Support And DO

The white nationalist Atomwaffen Division exists in the US, Canada, Germany, and in other countries

A Pandemic Anywhere Is A Pandemic Everywhere -- What Americans Should Learn, Support And DO

OMG! Just heard from friend---rhere are people blocking I44 in TULSA! At Peoria!

Reports of Biden marching in Wilmington...

'Light 'em up!': Police shoot paintballs at Minneapolis residents standing on their porch

Protests in Albany turn violent, businesses damaged

Mnuchin and DeVos Sued for Unlawful Seizure of Student Loan Borrowers' Tax Refunds During Pandemic

Cuomo: Violent Protests Allow Trump 'To Tweet About Looting Rather Than Murder By A Police Officer'

Looting Spreads Through Philly, SEPTA and City to Shut Down as Protest Fallout Continues

Jadon Sancho unveils 'justice for George Floyd' shirt after scoring

Questions about Trump bringing the military to protests

I'd seen this before, but looking at trump at the space launch, then ran into this

Some good news for a change...

Joe Biden out speaking to protesters!

World alarmed by violence in US; thousands march in London

Looting in Philly and Santa Monica on MSNBC in the past hour

Biden In One of the Best Positions for Any Challenger

Most Americans say race was a 'major factor' in George Floyd's death

Why does this seem like Trump's Reichstag Fire?

The looting HAS TO STOP!

Red beans and rice

The Chambers Brothers - Time Has Come Today

FL Gov moRon DeSantis activating National Guard

Atlanta mayor: 2 police officers fired after body-camera footage showed they used excessive force

so... demand trump resign!

Massive US Protests Raise Fears Of New Virus Outbreaks

Slain protester's death under investigation; Shooter identified as downtown Omaha bar owner

Meet The Chunks!

They tell us how many police were injured

Help is on the way, Only 5 months away!

Governor: Minnesota hit by cyberattack as efforts to contain protests ramped up

Pens CEO David Moorehouse helps rescue KDKA photographer

It Doesn't Make Sense To Me That Far Left Groups Would Foment These Riots....'

I pray to God to see this front page come true.

Where's Joe Biden?

Please tell me there are Bob Kroll/Spanky ads airing or on the way.

Finally! The first worthwhile thing trump has done during his presidency!

[Rant on] Hillsdale Fucking College

Trump Tweets QAnon Conspiracy Theory Message Amid Unrest

They shut Trump down today

A hug in Omaha

Bellevue Square Mall breached (Seattle Area)

Really awful footage in Minneapolis

They say their lives matter and get told "Well, actually..."

UPDATE: Driver of tanker truck that drove through crowd of protesters on the I-35W bridge identified

A tanker truck drives into the crowd of protestors on 35W in Minneapolis

Black Agency, Black Revolt, and the Continuing Danger of the 'Outside Agitator' Narrative

When AntiFa was cool

Our scared-shitless president just tweeted LAW & ORDER in all caps.

Wichita Kansas. This morning @1,500 people showed up at Patrol North. PC and Sheriff marched with

"We have had enough." - Statement from Michael Jordan

view outside the white house

America Gasps for Air

Truck just plowed through protesters in Minneapolis

Trump privately scolded, warned by allies

I do not personally support the violence, the looting, or the burning of private property.

'The norms have broken down': Shock as journalists are arrested, injured by police

STOCK MARKET WATCH - Monday, 1 June 2020

Well hell. Cops just set off teargas in Seattle.

Key races to watch in Tuesday's primaries

ABC/Washington Post national poll shows Biden up among registered voters, 53-43%.

Orlando PD Chief and Orange County Sheriff take a knee and talk to protesters

Protesters Converge On White House For Second Straight Day

Saturday: Maryland reports 1,027 new coronavirus cases

It is not what you say...

Hey Protesters - As Long As You Are Out Protesting - Call For Trump To....

What's your book title for the Con's term in office

Ducey declares State of Emergency, state-wide 8 P.M. curfew.

I just doused Stoli all over my

As cities burned, Trump stayed silent -- other than tweeting fuel on the fire

trump and Ivanka in earlier days.

How many people has Antifa killed?

The Boogaloo Movement Is Not What You Think

The new boss at NBC is considering turning CNBC into a right wing talk channel at night

I wonder what would happen

What is this on DU when I logged in?

(Video) Truck just plowed through protesters in Minneapolis around 6pm CT or a little earlier

Minnesota Officials Link Arrested Looters to White Supremacist Groups

Concrete being thrown at police, looting all over Santa Monica

Chicago Mayor Lightfoot: The FBI is very much involved and they have been with us.

Trever Noah on Facebook:

ha ha.. Jeff Tiedrich's response to Trump's "LAW AND ORDER" tweet

TCM Schedule for Thursday, May 28, 2020 -- What's On Tonight: Star of the Month - Edward G. Robinson

Last night my old neighborhood had a riot.

TCM Schedule for Friday, May 29, 2020 -- What's On Tonight: Starring Jean Peters

TCM Schedule for Saturday, May 30, 2020 -- What's On Tonight: The Essentials: Moira Shearer

Trump Previously Blamed 'Weak Leadership' in Washington for Ferguson Riots and Looting in 2014

Is it just possible that the first popular social media platform that bans Trump as a