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Archives: June 8, 2020

We're in the clutches of Cristobal.

Joyce Vance:Imagine if this was reversed & black men holding big guns lined the side of a protest

MSNBC just showed a live aerial in LA. Massive crowd! Wow!

Minneapolis council majority backs disbanding police force

If You Get Covid A Second Time, Is It As Bad As The First Time Around?

Racist Woman Is Surprised That People Fight Back

As White House's strong-arm tactics get pushback, Trump takes credit for peaceful protests

Can someone explain how a book can be #1 without people really buying it?

I love it when dog and baby grow up together

Photo composite from the NYTimes. Trump finally has a record crowd, awaiting his dis-inauguration.

'Buildings Matter, Too': Top editor resigns over headline,


Governor Gavin Newsom and California state representatives call for a ban of controversial neck hold

How to unpack the courts starting in January 2021

The president of the Chicago Police Board said he was struck five times by officers with batons

Pink to critics saying 'All Lives Matter': 'Why are some white people so threatened by fairness?

Attorney General Barr is seeking to rewrite the narrative surrounding Trump's controversial photo-op

Bill Russell blasts Trump over 'no kneeling' tweet

George Floyd was not the 1st. Another man died in similar circumstances

California Governor Says Film & Television Production Can Resume Soon

John Bolton plans to publish a tell-all about his time in the White House in late June

John Bolton slithering up again

Protests for Black Lives Matter gain momentum in Kitsap through the weekend

Driving through MT, WY, NM and CO I noticed all the interpretive signs are about European explorers

Trump broke his all-time tweeting record amid nationwide protests

"On Monday, June 8th, two weeks after the the murder of George Floyd,

Las Vegas this weekend

Several Texas Republicans under fire for posts suggesting George Soros link to George Floyd protests

Do All Lives Still Matter?

10+ years ago here on DU, I predicted that The country

Americans' perceptions of police drop significantly in one week as protests continue, survey finds

Do face shields

A Chinese soccer legend has called for the downfall of the Communist Party in shock videos

Demings fires back at acting DHS secretary: 'Systemic racism is always the ghost in the room'

Ted Lieu: Thank you Colin Powell for speaking the truth about trump

The New White House Fence Is Getting Covered In Protest Art

Laser flashed at KOMO's Air4 news chopper during protest

323 Deaths today, lowest since 3/29..........

Bye Ivanka: A Public Disservice Announcement

Larry Fitzgerald Jr.: This Is Not the Minneapolis of My Youth

Kentucky sports-talk host endorses Black legislator pulled over while campaigning against Mitch McCo

Trump's Order to Pull Troops From Germany Alarms European Allies

Statues of Confederate figures, slave owners come down amid protests

Condoleezza Rice urges Trump to "put tweeting aside for a little bit"

ABC News: SDNY has formally requested testimony from Prince Andrew

Louisiana police chief announces his own arrest for pocketing $3.6k from evidence

Trump scared reporters might moon him

John Lewis on Black Lives Mattter Plaza - battling cancer in a pandemic - STILL fighting.

SDPD Officers Under Investigation After Video Shows Woman Detained in Unmarked Vehicle

Email from iVote. Collins, Graham, McSally, Tillis & Gardner all down in polls

My Senator and the quick witted Connie Schultz. 💕💞

Farmers Get Billions in Virus Aid, and Democrats Are Wary.

Successfull lawsuits against police brutality - paid entirely by police precinct of accused officer

protesters help an infirm man kneel

Driver charged after hitting protester with vehicle in Midtown Memphis

Dan Rather just tweeted: The president is who he is. He has not changed. He will not change. ...

I'm watching a French-Canadian movie, "The Fall/American Empire".

Riots good for Big Business

Grzegorz Kosiński - Learning to fly (bass solo)

Do you have any current celebrity crushes?

Sun Tzu Part 2...An opportunity has been exploited!

Beethoven - For Elise (Bass guitar solo)

Kshama Sawant doubles down...(Seattle)

police: 664 hours of training vs. licensed cosmetologist 1,600 hours (more examples...)

CrossFit CEO's George Floyd Tweet Causes Reebok, Athletes, and Gyms to Drop Partnerships

Prolly just me: The protests are much at least *proxy* against SHITLER. n/t

New Zealand is now Covid Free!

Well, I think its safe to say that tRump blew this all to hell

Florida Man charged with burning underwear at Starbucks

Don't Lose the Thread. The Economy Is Experiencing an Epic Collapse of Demand.

Update!!!! I saw JohnnyRingo tonight

Oh this should be good.

No more protests without this!

Safety tip from our frenemies at The Lincoln Project: Don't use the phrase "Defund the police."

Brooklyn court officer suspended over post depicting Obama 'lynching'

Nine Minneapolis city council members announce plans to change the police department

NASCAR stands tall today. I've been around or involved in racing in various capacapities my adult

NYPD Chief of Transportation William Morris succumbs to coronavirus

White House is considering a Trump speech to the nation on race and unity

"Reopening" In Person Voting

Punk isn't politic?

Rasmussen says Black support of donald trump has surged upward by 15%

Tuesday is another set of Primaries

Saturday night in Tucson - EDIT!!!

They think they have a "woman problem". Time to focus on

Thanks to DU members

NYPD Commissioner '1,000 percent' behind plan to move some NYPD funds to youth and social services

Interesting post on Facebook

45 has achieved something absolutely unprecedented in American political history ...

Colombia arrests cops who discovered 2018 election fraud plot

Let's NOT forget

You might have forgotten that Baltimore is still counting votes in the Mayoral Primary


Someone finally found Forrest Fenn's hidden treasure

Listen to Ali Velshi's message to Americans on race: It's more than lean in.

Sweet hairy balls! John Oliver tonight...

Man shot on Capitol Hill in Seattle after gunman drives car into George Floyd protest

From May: Colombia's chief prosecutor: getting laughed at is better than getting killed

Randy Rainbow's Latest: The Bunker Boy.

Silent George Floyd protest in the very red Houston suburb in Texas, Kingwood

CA Unemployment: Has anyone else stopped receiving payments for no reason?

BREAKING: Man drives into a Seattle protest crowd and brandishes a gun (arrested)

Seattle protest--a car plowed thru the crowd, a man shot.

Cop charged after bodycam footage shows 'horrible use of force': Police chief

Defund the police? Here's what that really means.

I just wanna live. Powerful performance by 12 year old

Donald Trump Acts Like He's a King

Communards: 'Don't Leave Me This Way'

A Twitter Account That Copies Trump's Tweets Word For Word Got Suspended Within 3 Days

The Daily Show: When Is the Right Time for Black People to Protest? - September 2017

Philly burned this week; just across the river Camden did not.


How They Brainwashed America

This is the week when Trump will really lose his shit

"Dear White People: No one is asking you to apologize for your ancestors ..."

Bobby Darin - Simple Song Of Freedom

Class of 2020, 'You don't have to accept the world as it is'

The nation cannot tolerate a chaotic Election Day

What's in the Hutch...

To malign and smear -- that's Trump's motto

Election Day 2020 could yield a catastrophic mess

Please, please, please tell me John Oliver is behind this account!

AFI conducted illegal espionage on more than 400 journalists during Macri era

Coffin-makers booming as Peru virus deaths soar

Woman dumps ice on protesters from her apartment balcony -- gets promptly evicted


Tweet of the late night:

Bunker Meme

As Trump vows crackdown on 'antifa,' growth of right-wing extremism frustrates Europeans

Ret. Commander John Allen on Pres. Trump's Military Threats - Amanpour and Company

So trump's speech to the nation this week

I'm not Jewish, nor really religious

Ret. Admiral John Kirby on Pres. Trump's Use of Military - Amanpour and Company

"The president of the NAACP Legal Defense Fund, Sherrilyn Ifill, speaks with Bill Whitaker"

This may have been posted already, but what the hey...

Military Veterans Condemn Trump's Threat Against Protesters - NowThis

The Daily Show - Jon Stewart - We can't Breathe

Just watched a documentary on Jared Kushner

Trump Orders Troops to Leave D.C. as Former Military Leaders Sound Warning

Canada: Indigenous Groups Demand Probe After Shooting of Woman

Who investigates cold cases or handles ongoing homicide investigations when...

Senate Democratic campaign arm launches online hub ahead of November

To those Bush Republican leaders now crawling out the woodwork, condemning Trump:

☦️ Eastern Orthodox Christianity In America Regarding Racism

Last Week Tonight with John Oliver (HBO) - Police

Iran says it is ready for more prisoner exchanges with U.S.

☦️Another statement on the recent tragedy of George Floyd from Greek Orthodox Abp. Elpidophoros

Texas county GOP chair-elect won't assume office amid backlash for posting MLK quote with a banana

☦️Eastern Orthodox Holy Synod Issues Statement On Recent Tragic Events

Police killing of Giovanni Lpez sparks protests, political crisis in Mexico


Just now on Early Today/ABC: "80% of people think our country is out of control." N/T

Police getting violent in Seattle right now, live coverage:

Interesting bug on embedded tweets.

Breakfast Monday 8June 2020

With recovery of last case, New Zealand has eradicated virus

Trump Illegally Eliminates Protections for First and Only Monument in the Atlantic Ocean

Was searching for Indiana U. 'Berret' (?) Jazz Band Retrospective or like that;

Car drives through police barricade and into Seattle protests -- driver flashes his gun and shoots

Stevie Wonder - Superwoman

The GOP had their chance to lead and show their support for the United States Constitution -

Not Real News: A look at what didn't happen this week

NY-16: Elliot Engel is running scared

Online learning no substitute for in-person contact

ESPN radio talking race now


Who's that hiding in the basement? It's that coward, the #BunkerBoy - Randy Rainbows new video

Is your small town seeing protests?

4 days before George Floyd was lynched/executed/murdered

US Senate seats up for re-election in 2020 that the Democrats are favored to win are-

On this day, June 8, 1968 Robert Kennedy's funeral train ran from NYC to DC

Man in bear costume turns protest in Billings into dance circle

#TrumpSlogans: aMErica First

Joe Biden will meet privately with the Floyd family Monday in Texas. He will not attend the

June 8, 1968

Biden leads by a wide 14 point margin, 55 to 41 percent, among registered voters in the new CNN/SSRS

They WANT you to be scared

Trump / Oswalt double bill:

Trump is going to give us a speech this week?!

New cases rising but death rate lower

Florida: In the last 4 days, the most new cases of any 4-days in the pandemic.

FL! ...Runs Facebook Ads Specifically Recruiting Arrested/Disciplined Police Officers Nationwide

William Barr sued in a personal capacity as protesters who were gassed seek damages for injuries

Monday TOONs - There's a club, and...

OK, Here's My Out There Prediction

Midnight Rider

Derek Chauvin will appear in court for the first time two weeks after George Floyd's death

To Trump's 40%: have you selected your hidey-hole yet?

Protesters Say Statue Tripped

CNN Poll: Trump losing ground to Biden amid chaotic week

American traumas

Police: Last Week Tonight with John Oliver (HBO)

And screw this guy too...

The protestors seemed different?

Very funny Twitter thread about the racist statue that was dumped into the water. Read

Trump at 38% approval.

Fence outside the White House converted to a crowd-sourced memorial wall/art gallery

Video Shows Missouri Cop Run Over Fleeing Suspect With Car Then Tackle Him As He Screams

America Convulses in Pain, Fed Bails Out the Wealthy

He Is Even Dumber Than We Thought

For the good of our country, Trump should resign.

Vandals in Iowa City hit Nile Kinnick Stadium and University of Iowa Hospitals

Bad cops are the fruits of a country at war

Name the black people besides Ben Carson that will flank Trump during his race speech.

Covid-19 Stalks Large Families in Rural America

"Rememory". Wow, what a pleasant surprise!

Dogs can detect Covid-19 by sniffing armpits, study claims

Now for the Song In My MInd for today: Don't Let The Sun Catch You Cryin' 1964...

Trump going after Romney on Twitter:

The Four Kinds of Trump Supporters

Trump Uses 'Defund Police' as Political Weapon Against Biden

Wes Clark - Former NATO supreme commander: The tide is turning on Trump

The New White House Fence Is Getting Covered In Protest Art

The Police Are Gaslighting Us

He inexplicably said he went to the bunker two [and a] half times...

NY To Set Up 15 COVID Testing Sites For Protesters

I Think it's Brave

Trump Homeland Security official says he believes George Floyd would not have been spared if he were

You raised $2,505.00 on June 7, 2020 to elect Joe Biden POTUS with our DU ActBlue link

Fox News anti-protest segment backfires after business owner says cops did much of the damage


Something I've been contemplating about Derek Chauvin...

This is what tyranny looks like

If I was pissed off at Bill Clinton, I KNOW they are pissed off at Trump. It was bullshit that they

Most political polls are bullshit. Then there's Quinnipiac University

Republican Bruce Bartlett: "He Is Even Dumber Than We Thought"

The gender gap between Trump and Biden has turned into a gender canyon

A dog who cares for cats

Is This the Trump Tipping Point? (NYT columnist Jennifer Senior)

$2 Trill Funds Delayed For Food Banks, Health, Child, Seniors, Homeless Aid; Angers Congress

Trump's meeting with LEO's today is closed to the press.

ONE republican senator marched in the streets for Mr. Floyd. ONE.

GOP recruits army of poll watchers to fight voter fraud no one can prove exists

Video: Cuccinelli - There's No Systemic Racism, George Floyd Would Still Be Dead If He'd Been White

CNN Poll: Biden 55 Trump 41

35 million stimulus checks are still outstanding. What you need to know if you're waiting for your

Internet Mocks Trump as White House Mulls Presidential Address on Race...

It's 1968 again!

In Virginia's Confederate statue debate, change came slowly -- then all at once

Seven cities where controversial statues removed

No global focus on J'can killed by cop in US days before Floyd's death

Blessed are the poor

Snowflake Karen

What are the odds that workers will take down the signs

Coronavirus cases rise by 325 in state; Arkansas' total jumped 30% in week

The only organized 'Antifa' seems to be Trump supporters showing up, pretending to be protesters.

Remembering the protests of 1971, when questionable tactics kept D.C. open

US Military Could Lose Space Force Trademark to Netflix Series

"A remarkable training film produced by the D.C. police department captured the events of May 1971."

Expect the polls to narrow in the Fall.

This tiny guy is waiting for his mom in my front yard.

I'm surprised there isn't an active movement to remove this confederate monument

Elon Musk tells SpaceX employees that its Starship rocket is the top priority now

What is a better word we can use than "defund" when it comes to the police?

Another stolen election coming up?

Request a mail-in absentee ballot for the Tuesday June 23 primary election by June 16

So, Where Do People Get a Counterfeit $20 Bill?

USA Protests: Cops are Not JUST a Few Bad Apples, They're the Whole Tree! (Long Vid)

Arrest in fatal shooting of beloved retired St. Louis police captain during protests

Minneapolis Is Not the First City to Disband Its Police Depart--Lessons Learned From Camden, NJ

Congressional Democrats take a knee as they observe a nearly nine minute moment of silence...

You can't spin these #s 2,000,000 + cases of C-19 in America

Trump's job approval falls amid racial unrest, while Biden jumps to 14-point lead The CNN poll repor

CONFIRMED: House Judiciary Cmte plan to call George Floyd's brother to testify Wednesday

Mayor Pro Tem Michele Fiore to join conservatives in 'Blue Lives Matter' march (Las Vegas)

GoFundMe suspends Candace Owens' fundraiser over 'intolerance' policy

The Rundown: June 8, 2020

Wrapping Wednesday: Micro Reviews for the Week of 06/03/20

Repukes search for new 2020 slogans for Trump

Happy 50th birthday, @GabbyGiffords !

Garin-Hart-Yang Presidential Poll: Biden 53%, Trump 41%

Snoop Dogg Plans to Vote for First Time Ever: 'I Can't Stand to See This Punk in Office'

Boz Scaggs has a birthday today.

When will SCOTUS descide on Trump's Tax Returns?

No, Vietnam Memorial Was Not Vandalized During George Floyd Protests

2 longshots rise in Biden VP search

Live Democratic Party Leadership Press Conference on now

OMG, Donnie Deutsch!

Florida man apologizes after racial slurs streamed on Facebook

Cartoon: A period of transition -by Tom Tomorrow

Possible November election result?

Reflections on the Tucson Police Department

Congressional Democrats kneel in the Capitol during moment of silence.

Yes, American police act like occupying armies. They literally studied their tactics

When people speak out of both sides of their mouth.

If you could ask Trump a question after his race relations speech, what would it be?

Vallejo cop who killed 22-year-old San Francisco man had three prior shootings as a policeman

WHat the occupying forces use against the citizens

Iowa Republicans propose prohibiting mailing ballot request forms unless voters ask, limiting reduct

Chuck Negron from 3 Dog Night has a birthday today.

America Convulses in Pain, Fed Bails Out the Wealthy

Trying to recall..

Joe Biden spent big on Facebook ads as Trump came under fire for George Floyd protest response

Robert Preston was born on this date.

"...they had Pizza, hotdogs, cookies, jazz and voter registration!!!" Protest in Bentonville AR

Cat makes a decision - It'll take this guy's heart

LSU refuses to drop racist student, professors take matters into their own hands

I remember the '68 riots

Mitt Romney.

BP to cut 10,000 jobs worldwide as pandemic slams oil and gas industry

Oliver Willis: "thats a lot of cory booker"

Congressional Democrats unveil sweeping police reform bill that would ban chokeholds, no-knock...

California man cut himself and then concocted a story about being attacked by Black men: police

Idiot fire-chief fired

Study: Shutdowns prevented 60 milllion coronavirus cases in US

The coward and the commander

Governor Cuomo Pandemic Update June 8 2020

Kamala Harris: "We're here because black Americans want to stop being killed."

In Minneapolis, rage over George Floyd extends beyond cops

Still walking, but took yesterday off.

anyone have any knowledge of how the courts function during COVID/protests?

Forrest Fenn treasure chest finally found

C-SPAN video of Congressional Democrats' news conference on police reform this morning

Harris, Booker, Pelosi, members of the Black Caucus, announce 'Justice in Policing Act'

Orange Hitler will be gone

Asheville NC protest art

Reebok And Athletes Cut Ties With CrossFit Over Founder Greg Glassman's George Floyd TweetReebok And

Isn't it FUN when you dangle a string in front of a cat and they bat at it wildly?

'S**thole' Countries Have Handled The Coronavirus Better Than The United States


New York moves to require body cams for troopers, ban chokeholds

What would the economy be like for working people now if Dems hadn't won the House?

State Street, Madison, WI. 6-7-20...2 fav new street art

Question: Is it possible to have effective policing reform

Well known racist declares that the UK is not racist

This came up on my autoshuffle this morning

Anyone else here notice this about the right-wing?

If you see anyone claiming Biden wants to defund the police, direct them to this,

Kurt Thomas, 1978

My police reform plan. Feel free to critique

Woman accused of spitting on teen protester arrested again

Gen. Wesley Clark on Trump and the protests: "We are seeing the turning of the tide"

He Is Even Dumber Than We Thought

Florida State University sends out "Seek Shelter" alert

"KKK President" Faces Possible Hate Crimes Charges After Driving Truck Into Protesters

If the Republicans in congress were smart (They are not) they would demand Trump resign.

Trump and the American Idiocracy (Richard North Patterson column)

If the Republicans were smart, they are not, they would demand Trump resign.

Democrats announce police and justice reform legislation

You know that guy supposedly thinking of giving a "healing speech" on racial violence?

Treat Racism Like Covid-19

Hypothetical Biden agenda if we hold the House and take the Senate, but not a

Looney Tunes Has Taken Elmer Fudd's Gun Away for HBO Max Revival

PELL Grant Denial vs Law Enforcement Hiring Practices

Virginia man who plowed his truck into BLM crowd is the head of the state's Ku Klux Klan

George Floyd's Lawyer Asks United Nations to Intervene in Case

Crew of helicopter that flew over protest GROUNDED.

Cartoon: Full Of Crap For Kap By Clay Jones -June 8, 2020 9:00 AM

Social Distancing: (Fire) Escape from New York Mickey Z.

Biden campaign says he does not support defunding the police

No-bid FL COVID contracts flow to DeSantis donors.

Coronavirus and the Cost(co) of Freedom Mickey Z.

Pandemic Reminder: Community Can Transcend Ideology Mickey Z.

FL Supreme Court rejects ballot initiative to abolish assault weapons ban

Rand Paul -- The Libertarian Self-Affecting "ME' of Senate COVID-19 Patient Zero

Mike Huckabee Tries To Prevent A GOP Mutiny: Get On Board And 'Get Over It'

Sorry but "Defund the Police" is just dumb messaging

Arizona GOP's 10-Year Plan to Turn the State Blue

Activism Could Make A Difference If Protestors Would Abandon Obsolete Tactics Mickey Z.

Welcome to a Pandemic of Collective Grief Mickey Z.

Looks like Trump destroyed the economy well before COVID-19:

Amidst the racial strife, we're ignoring a pandemic (no, not THAT pandemic) Mickey Z.

Who is Mickey Z. What is World News Trust?

Confederate Flag Symbol and the Marines

Kayleigh McEnany holds a briefing

Trump's Remarks on the Jobs Numbers Report; June 8, 2020

I explained to my wife bill barr speaking is so weak we control the battlefield

Spotting BOROWITZ titles before opening threads. First time fooled by a NON-Borowitz.

Groucho Humor

June 8, 1967,

This is so wonderful! Slightly altered version of the movie "Downfall".

U.S. economy entered recession in February, business cycle arbiter says

BREAKING... The goal for DU for Joe at ActBlue was just raised to $375,000

McConnell keeps bragging about getting his state money while blocking it for others

Chew your food!

Virginia man who plowed his truck into Black Lives Matter crowd is the head of the state's KKK

Man puts cellphone charger up his penis, stuck in bladder, removed by surgeons.

This is how you take it to him! Go Joe!

If a precinct disbands its police department, does this mean the state takes over law enforcement?

Pic Of The Moment: Desperate Times For Trump Advisers

Florissant detective is suspended after video appears to show police SUV striking man

Charges filed in murder of retired St. Louis police captain David Dorn

Are there places to rent window AC units for, like, a weekend?

Filed my income tax March 19. Relatively small refund due.

Anyone still puzzled by the drastic drop in the number of Americans who count themselves

Reflections on the Color of my Skin. Neil Tyson

In another day of looking for self pity.......and the whoa is me syndrome......

Bezos to racist customer: 'You're the kind of customer I'm happy to lose'

This is great!

This Tiny Pig Grows Up To Run Around The House With His Dad

Satellite sees 'Black Lives Matter' message from space (photo)

Researchers Uncover Which Blood Type Is Most Resistant To COVID-19

New CNN Poll: Biden 55 Trump 41

Angry about looters? Redirect rage toward discriminatory system

Colin Powell just called out every Republican in Congress

About that possible trump speech on racism

A curious problem I'm having on DU

Owner of Big Beaners restaurant responds to concerns raised by Amarillo NAACP, LULAC

Why You Should Stop Saying "I Don't See Color"

Watched Troop Zero on Prime...

The 2020 Cake Is (Almost) Baked

'More masks than jellyfish': coronavirus waste ends up in ocean

Every time I see that whiny, incompetent, racist idiot

This Minneapolis police officer is still "on the job"

Respecting Authority With Coppy The Cop Car

GOP lawmakers push bill to keep Trump, RNC in North Carolina

Why Black History Month Shouldn't Be a Single Month

Suspect in police killing was member of elite military team

WH lays the groundwork for that "healing" speech...

Germany: US troop reduction could harm NATO security

Clyburn: Tom Cotton should be 'ashamed of himself'

I can't wait

'Clinics will be forced to close': Abortion rights backers fearful of upcoming Supreme Court ruling

Coalition calls for firing of Missouri detective after video

Leona Lewis Recalls Experience With 'Racist' Shop Owner: 'It Sparked a Rage in Me'

$1.25M bail set for Derek Chauvin at his initial appearance Monday in George Floyd's death

Rasmussen Poll: Biden 47 Trump 37

The protests for racial equity and police reforms need to continue until the election

I'm getting worried about the fawn. It's almost 90 out there.

So Revolution really was brought about by a need for Social Justice.

Trump fenced in literally, politically after massive protests, stinging rebukes

On this date in 1953, a F-5 tornado flattened the Flint, MI Beecher neighborhood

Cute babies compilation:

Man does CPR for electrocuted squirrel:

Police disperse anti-Bolsonaro protesters in Brazil

What it's like to be a black police officer, navigating two turbulent worlds

"Defund the Police" does not work I suggest

Thousands Protest against Bolsonaro Amid Pandemic

Why is this sh*t good for big business?

Brazil Sees Skyrocketing Deaths as Social Isolation Loosens

Soooo. I'm not loving The Dark Tower series, but I will stick to it.

DC mayor: Trump treated military 'like toy soldiers' to intimidate Americans

Please do not share this meme.

4 police chiefs on the need for change: "There's a lot of silence"

Congress - Democrats unveil sweeping police reform bill: Ban chokeholds, no-knock warrants in drug

Last Week Tonight - Police Militarization (2015 segment)

Prince's Estate Releases a Powerful Handwritten Letter From the Singer About Racial Intolerance

Virginia Announces Temporary Moratorium on Evictions

Democrats Unveil Police Reform Overhaul, Kneel At Capitol To Honor George Floyd

To enact change in the world, we must protest

Where's Bernie?

Better messaging and framing: "POLICE THE POLICE!"

Trump is going to attack, "Defund the police". He is going to call the democrats weak on crime.

'They saved me': How protesters protected a lone cop, a moment captured in powerful photos

Show Taper/Defense Attorney Represents George Floyd Protesters Pro Bono

Biden's Lead Has Grown Over Last Two Months

The Daily Dread - Tracking the spread, 6/8/20

Camden, NJ could serve a blueprint for police reform.

Milwaukee Attorney taken into Custody After Spitting on African American Minor

Quote of the Day

Asymptomatic spread of coronavirus is 'very rare,' WHO says

FL voter registration site


Hundreds march through Everett, take a knee for George Floyd

Scientists Are Questioning Past Research By The Founder of Surgisphere

The only group of people Trump holds a majority with is non educated whites, the dummies.

Can higher taxes save Everett Transit, alleviate traffic?

Elayne Boosler: "Cannot wait until November voting when we get rid of president Fence, vp Pence..."

Trump's responses to the George Floyd protests shows the small government mantra was a lie

(Pew) Christian-identifying Democrats drop by 1/3

Our collective vocabulary grows as civil rights protests march on

Pompeo refuses to answer to Congress -- and Senate GOP is letting him get away with it

Philadelphia police inspector gets applause from officers before surrendering to charges of...

Electoral TX is tied 46-46.

GOP responses to Floyd protests show their 'small government' mantra is a lie

Trump is absolutely flipping out about his polling, look at this tweet...

Cartoons 6/8/2020

Trump is seeking out "alternative facts" again

The Medicine Clothes that Look at the People, by Johnny Moses, avail Amazon Aug 2020

CNN reporting Trump's approval rating at 38% ! nt

Goodbois get appropriate treats:

Trump fumes after CNN poll finds 7-point drop in approval in one month, Biden leading by 14

This is interesting: "The U.S. entered a recession in February"


Video: Sheriff's deputy punches man lying on the ground

Retraction: Cardiovascular Disease, Drug Therapy, and Mortality in Covid-19. N Engl J Med.

When history is written: It was a virus that brought the Trump presidency to an end.


Protests continue, spreading to Granite Falls and Mukilteo


Covid-19 Opens the Door for Gig Workers to Win Sick Pay

'Defund the police' is a lousy slogan

Yellowstone National Park's supervolcano is waning,

"Defund the police" Could we get better at branding, please? Here's Kurt Eichenwald's take,

You can't demilitarize the police unless society is demilitarized. Watch one of the old cop shows

Stone Poneys - Different Drum (Live)

Asymptomatic spread of coronavirus is 'very rare,' WHO says

A Virginia police officer faces charges after using a stun gun on a black man who cried, 'I can't br

Ken Cuccinelli believes even if George Floyd had been white his life would not have been spared

Remember when men with guns protested because they could't get a haircut? All over America.

Duty to intervene: Floyd cops spoke up but didn't step in

Thanks to the 2nd Amendment and the courts, everyone can own all the AK-47's they want.

Lone Wolves, Self-Styled Anarchists: the Disparate Actors Accused of Protest Violence

Another from Belfast, ME.

'They set us up': US police arrested over 10,000 protesters, many non-violent

Philadelphia police inspector gets applause from officers before surrendering on charges of assaulti

How can we win

U.S. decision to withdraw troops from Germany "unacceptable" - Merkel ally

Regarding voter stupidity and evil

Panicked Trump Goes All In On Unskewing Polls

Bye Ivanka: A Public Disservice Announcement

America, 2020.

Given that the economy and stock market appears poised for a massive boom, how do we adjust?

ICE, Border Patrol Say Some 'Secret' Police Leaving D.C.

These cities have begun defunding police in the wake of George Floyd protests

Creationist Kent Hovind Is Revenge-Suing the Government for $536,041,100.00

Ben Carson Echoes Trump Administration's Ignorant Response To Kneeling Protests

Trump and Barr Violated Free Speech for a Photo Op

Man drives into Seattle protest, shoots protester

Teen shares mom's list of rules to stay safe 'as a young black man'

Here's some interesting news regarding the election......a GOP warning.

Trump questions NFL, Roger Goodell after commissioner's 'Black Lives Matter' statement

Joe Kennedy to introduce bill to make it easier to charge police with civil rights violations

Kushner: The law enforcement community heard the cries from the community,...

Re: Family who have uttered "rifle dropper" or "surrender monkey"..

"This powerful, good nation is in trouble...."

4 Numbers Show U.S. Distain For Most Vulnerable; Economic Inequality, Poverty Put Everyone At Risk

COVID-19 Peak Dates for Every State

Portland (oregon) police chief steps aside, asks lieutenant to become chief.

Pelosi, Schumer kneel in silence for almost 9 minutes to honor George Floyd

Trump talking about "race & equality" is like Hitler talking about how wonderful Mr. Stalin is ...

She Protested In Seattle, Then Spent 2 'Terrifying' Days In Jail

Coronavirus updates: State reaches 23,729 cases on Sunday

A new virus protection practice.

Ken Cuccinelli says he believes even if George Floyd had been white his life would not have been spa

Survey: Business economists expect worst slump since 1940s

Child care is still the missing ingredient for a fast economic recovery

STOCK MARKET WATCH - Tuesday, 9 June 2020

Do you think Chumpy will agree to debate Joe Biden?

What Does It Mean to Be a "Good Cop"?

Large Crowd Shows Support As Philadelphia Police Staff Inspector Turns Self In On Charges Of Assault

Pottery - Hot Like Jungle

Trump to restart MAGA rallies this month despite coronavirus

China demands proof from U.S. senator for COVID-19 accusation

Did you know that black is not really a color or white either...

Hospitals Got Bailouts and Furloughed Thousands While Paying C.E.O.s Millions

New York coronavirus: NYC exits lockdown but enters a new crisis

2020 Riots: How Many Times - Trey Songz

Trump pushes back on CNN poll showing Biden with 14-point lead

Bonfire of Trump's Vanity

Chrissy Teigen and More Stars Donate to Bail Out Protestors Amid the Black Lives Matter Movement

Trump to restart MAGA rallies this month despite coronavirus

"He's Going to Broom Kushner and Parscale": "Malignantly Crazy" About Bad Poll Numbers,

METROPOLITAN DIARY 'I Learned That Day That a Block Is Actually Pretty Long, East to West'

Racist Contradictions in Defining Freedom in Trump's America

Got an application for absentee ballot

And now for something totally different...

Trump called Colin Powell a loser.

Rep. Lewis on Recent Police Killings and Civil Unrest in Atlanta and Across the Nation

Things on tape will check your lies and stumbles, drumpf cabinet!

Mitt Romney joins thousands of evangelicals marching against racial injustice in DC

Why didn't "Thoughts and Prayers" work this time?

At least we are not America we smugly say

Retreat From Germany - WSJ Editorial

Why the Looting???

Military spouses across the US organize and march in support of Black Lives Matter

PBS Just Added Several Documentaries Focused on Racial Injustice to Their Programming Schedule

You are against looting, you say? So am I.

While Shitbag fumes (does he do anything else but fume)

Marine vet protests in full uniform with 'I can't breathe' taped on his mouth


Durkan orders SPD officers to turn on body cameras at protests

Jennifer Aniston Donates Nearly $1 Million to Racial Justice Charities Following George Floyd's Deat

These 17 businesses are bankrolling Sen. Tom Cotton

Seattle's Black Lives Matter calls for statewide general strike, march on Friday

Senator presses controversial facial recognition company on use on protesters

How to Show a Facebook video

Trump Hires Pollster to Denounce Poll

Biden's lead is as big as the Con's

Trump 2020 -- Campaign Rally Battle Flag

Rudy Giuliani: The Idea of Police Brutality is Left-Wing Propaganda

Baby Trumpy

"Securing Our Lives"

Florida police organization offers to hire cops...this is my county. Context is everything.

Video from Hair Fuehrer's bunker

The PTB in Buffalo and Philadelphia should call a press conference and speak directly to

Trump's Walk of Fame Star Completely Blacked Out by Protesters

Robert E. Lee is my ancestor. Take down his statue, and let his cause be lost.

Jared Kushner claimed police came together and solved all their injustices -- and it didn't end well

What's for Dinner, Mon., June 8, 2020

Germans are feed up with Trump and his antics!

trump ... tweets like gossip drama queen

Costco today...baking yeast and nitrile gloves

Five myths about the National Rifle Association

Bonnie Pointer has passed away at the age of 69.

BREAKING: Today Trump paid McLaughlin & Associates to claim that CNN's polls are skewed.

Watch: Police Officers Slash Tires Of Unoccupied Cars Near Minneapolis Protests; Report

donut shop ends cop discount to support BLM, cops angry. Shop sells out of donuts

US prosecutors reject claim Prince Andrew cooperating in Epstein probe

I am a Union man

Manufacturer that burned as Minneapolis protests turned violent plans to relocate from city

GOP lawmaker wants to make it harder to vote by mail as more people do it

So if contact tracing focuses only on people that you've been in close contact..

I sure wish they would release those apprentice tapes.

7 Stand-Up Specials From Black Comics You Should Watch If You Need Some Self-Care

I don't know whether to laugh or be offended...

Romney : Will "stay quiet" on whether or not he'll vote for Trump, he tells reporters

Trump Announces Judicial Nominee; June 8, 2020

Pentagon has funneled billions in military vehicles, weapons to local police

Trump ridiculed for decision to restart rallies: 'A well thought out plan to kill off your base'

The Soft Parade

Let's find the song that best describes Bunker Boy.....Step One - NOMINATIONS

Everything Trump Has Said About NFL Kneeling So Far

Press Briefing by Kayleigh McEnany; June 8, 2020

Robert Plant and Alison Krauss are working on a new album!

NJ state police under scrutiny after killing of black man

Ohio Taco Chain Employees Walked Out When Asked to Fill Mass Order for Law Enforcement

Remember that tomorrow is AG Barr's testimony in front of the House Judiciary Committee at 10AM.

Conservative: I'd take Obama over Trump in an instant

Veteran federal prosecutor to lead grand jury probe into James Scurlock's death

Portland police chief resigns amid George Floyd protests

Video of Trump's 'Choke' Quote Refers to Political Rivals

Trump considers removing Jared from his campaign, and the MAGAt rallies are back. Yee haw.

From Tea Party to Trumpian Authoritarianism

Reebok And Athletes Cut Ties With CrossFit Over Founder Greg Glassman's George Floyd Tweet

Justin Howell, student at Texas State University, critically injured after Austin police fired beanb

Report: FBI found weapons, booby traps after arrest of 3 men

Barr contradicts trumps claim re: just inspecting bunker

One interesting sidebar with all this:

Just saw the first disgusting dumps campaign commercial on MSNBC


Wealthy buyers reportedly in 'mad rush' to leave San Francisco

Pelosi And Schumer Demand Trump Tear Down His White House Fence

U.S Attorney: Man charged in connection to arson at Third Precinct (Minneapolis)

There's Another New Grumpy Cat on Instagram and She Might Be the Frowniest Feline Yet

Why does our side complicate things? Again!

U.S. Debt nears a soaring $26T, annual deficit stands at $1.9T in first 8 ficscal months

Self-identified Ku Klux Klan leader arrested after car drove through protesters in Va. capital

Castro announces endorsements of candidates focused on police reform

Republicans go on attack over calls to 'defund the police'

Here's a number that should terrify every Republican on the ballot this fall

World leaders won't gather at UN for first time in 75 years

Trump to restart MAGA rallies this month despite coronavirus

Tell 'em this, Joe: "MR. TRUMP, TEAR DOWN THIS WALL!" nt

Looney Toons are coming back! BUT...

Dotard: "The police are letting us live in peace"

First Thing: can cities live without police? Minneapolis may find out

'Not easy' to get a conviction in George Floyd killing, Harris says

I know many of you DO know who Jane Elliot is...

The Cult - Rain

Bush, Romney and Colin Powell Won't Support Trump Re-Election

0609 Mike Luckovich: Sad baby

U.S. has now topped 113k deaths from Coronavirus

Biden Doesn't Support Defunding Police, But Trump Is Trying To Tie Him To The Idea Anyway

15th-Century Mayan Artwork Discovered Inside House Walls During Renovations

Piers Morgan: Trump should take a knee in Oval Office on live TV to unify country

Millions Of Americans Skip Payments As Tidal Wave Of Defaults And Evictions Looms

15th-Century Mayan Artwork Discovered Inside House Walls During Renovations

Kayleigh says "The President is very much against kneeling in general"

The Northern Line at the Great Wall of China Mapped by Archaeologists

Trump administration to make it easier for hunters to kill Alaska bear cubs and wolf pups

Barr contradicts Trump's claim he visited bunker for an "inspection" during protests

Val Demings is the perfect choice as Joe Biden's running mate

At $150 a Pop (So To Speak), Just How Much Money Did Minneapolis Waste By Doing This?

'Defund The Police. America Needs To Rethink Priorities For Criminal- Justice System'; The Atlantic

Minneapolis is Not the First City to Disband Its Police Department

A rework of "If I Only Had A Brain!" (With apologies to Ray Bolger)

Law enforcement slashed parked car tires in Minneapolis amid protests

Trump administration to make it easier for hunters to kill Alaska bear cubs and wolf pups

Loved this sign......

trump is out of his mind and will not get any better

Ran across this link and found it interesting.

My favorite of the suggestions for naming Trump's fencing (2nd one):

Joe Biden Spent An Hour Listening To George Floyd's Family As Trump Hid In The White House

Boat flips over after being struck by humpback whale at a N.J. beach