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Don midwest
Don midwest

2 attys threw a molovtov cocktail into a already attacked police car and face 45 years in jail



Flagrantly racist charges on their face. Indefensible.

Don midwest
Don midwest

Coronavirus Is Exposing How Foreign Crusades Bled America’s Domestic Resources Dry

and it wasn’t just republicans

what if, 30 years ago, the world acted like the Manhattan Project to protect the earth?

researchers said there was a chance that the worse could have been avoided

less money than has been spent on the military

much larger cost than the wars in the future from climate change

does humanity deserve to survive?


Kind of a standard piece by this point. Until society at large understands that the military is basically a group of corporate thugs, people will view military spending as a legitimate national priority. Until we as a society value empathy more, people won’t care about a problem until it affects them personally.

Don midwest
Don midwest

how to deflect a message of Kennedy assignation

hire the NYT to manage the status quo

For that is exactly what Douglas Brinkley, CNN’s presidential historian, has just done with his June 12, 2020 interview with Bob Dylan in The New York Times.

The interview makes emphatically clear that Brinkley is not in the least interested in what Dylan has to say about the assassination of the President of the United States, John F. Kennedy, whose murder most foul marks in the most profound way possible the devolution of the U.S. into the cesspool it has become. Brinkley has another agenda.

That is simply false – for Dylan emphatically does not try to find answers or clues to JFK’s murder, but boldly states his answer. If you listen to his piercing voice and follow the lyrics closely, you might be startled to be told, not from someone who can be dismissed as some sort of disgruntled “conspiracy nut,” but by the most famous musician in the world, that there was a government conspiracy to kill JFK, that Oswald didn’t do it, and that the killers then went for the president’s brothers.

But neither Pareles or the presidential historian interviewer Brinkley has any interest in Dylan’s answer. As I wrote five days after the song’s release, it was already clear that the corporate mainstream media were in the process of diverting readers from the core of Dylan’s message:

papers slated to be released 50 years later are still being held up

more and more evidence that government involved


My mother’s family always suspected big biz. They weren’t conspiracy freakazoids. JFK had pissed off Big Steel and his old man called him to Hyannisport to warn him about the craporate cartels shortly before the fateful Dallas trip.


If you listen to his piercing voice

Two “piercing”‘s in one day? Get your shields up!


Not quite enough but at least it is a start!


One of the Louisville police officers who was involved in the killing of Breonna Taylor in March has been fired, Mayor Greg Fischer (D) announced Friday.

Fischer said that Louisville Metro Police Chief Rob Schroeder was “initiating termination procedures against Louisville Metro Police Officer Brett Hankison.”

“Unfortunately, due to a provision in state law that I very much would like to see changed, both the Chief and I are precluded from talking about what brought us to this moment, or even the timing of this decision,” the Fischer said at a Friday news conference.

Taylor was killed in her Louisville apartment on March 13 after Hankison and two other plainclothes police officers forcefully entered with a no-knock warrant while Taylor was asleep.

Kenneth Walker, Taylor’s boyfriend, opened fire on the officers, believing that they were intruders. Hankison and the others fired back, hitting Taylor eight times, killing her.

In a letter to Hankison explaining the termination, Schroeder accused the now-terminated officer of “blindly” firing 10 rounds into Taylor’s apartment.

“I find your conduct a shock to the conscience,” Schroeder wrote, according to the Courier Journal. “I am alarmed and stunned you used deadly force in this fashion.”

Schroder added: “The result of your action seriously impedes the Department’s goal of providing the citizens of our city with the most professional law enforcement agency possible. I cannot tolerate this type of conduct by any member of the Louisville Metro Police Department. Your conduct demands your termination.”


How about a stint in the ‘great stripey hole?’


From what I hear from local sources, I fear that they are not going to charge the murderers. Hope that the signs are wrong.


FINALLY! Something at least!


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BAM!!!!! 🙂 Trumpcorp is furious








We shouldn’t stop caring about these enormous drivers of structural inequality just becuase Biden’s top advisor was a healthcare lobbyist. https://t.co/HBAYjZCCbC— Briahna Joy Gray (@briebriejoy) June 19, 2020


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