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    Pelosi is evil

    ‘I Was Shot Because of This Kind of Unhinged Rhetoric;’ Steve Scalise Says of Pelosi Attack

    On Monday, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) called President Donald Trump and his Republican allies in Congress “domestic enemies” to the Constitution.

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    Disgusting: Nancy Pelosi just called Republicans “domestic enemies.” I was shot because of this kind of unhinged rhetoric. Where’s the media outrage?

    This is the kind of freak Demorats support?  Seriously?  Get a brain and a conscience.

     

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    Hello every body,

    Please follow me.

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    Miss Graham will be next with the skeletons in her closet

    https://www.foxnews.com/us/falwell-jr-resigns-liberty

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    Kenosha shooting suspect is a former member of a youth police cadet program, Illinois police say

    by Christina Maxouris and Paul Murphy, CNN
    Updated 9:00 AM ET, Thu August 27, 2020

    (CNN) The suspect in the Kenosha, Wisconsin, fatal shooting is a former member of a youth police cadet program with an affinity for guns, according to police and online profiles.

    Antioch, Illinois, police identified the suspect Wednesday as 17-year-old Kyle Rittenhouse.

    In Grayslake, Illinois — about 10 miles from Antioch and 30 miles from Kenosha — police chief Phillip L. Perlini said the suspect in the shooting was a former Public Safety Cadet.

    That program is described online as offering youth the opportunity to explore careers in law enforcement. Due to the person’s age and state law, the chief said the department couldn’t comment further.

    He was arrested Wednesday and charged with first-degree intentional homicide, Antioch police said in a news release. He remains in custody of the Lake County Judicial System awaiting extradition to Wisconsin, the release said.

    He has been charged in a single shooting incident, during a night of unrest Tuesday in which two people were killed and a third was seriously injured, Kenosha police said.

    Police have not said who is responsible for committing all of the shootings, and they have not provided details on the incident Rittenhouse is charged with.

    The victims have been identified as a 26-year-old from Silver Lake, Wisconsin, and a 36-year-old from Kenosha. The shooting happened amid protests over the police shooting of Jacob Blake.

    Videos that circulated on social media show a person with a long gun running down a street, followed by a crowd. The individual falls to the ground and appears to begin firing. Several shots are heard.

    What his social media shows

    Online profiles seemingly belonging to the suspect portray a young white man with an affinity for guns, who is pro-police and a supporter of the President.

    A video posted on a Snapchat account believed to belong to the suspect placed him at the scene of protests Tuesday night. The clips show a few seconds of the point of view of someone carrying a long rifle and police announcements can be heard over loudspeakers.

    In videos posted to a TikTok account, individuals can be seen taking part in target practice and assembling a long rifle.

    Rittenhouse also posted a short video from a Trump rally earlier this year in Des Moines, Iowa, on one of his TikTok accounts. President Donald Trump is not shown in the video.

    Departing Trump adviser Kellyanne Conway responded to reports that the accused shooter charged with killing at least one person in Wisconsin allegedly attended a Trump rally in January. Conway said she was aware of the media reports, but that the White House is “not responsible for the private conduct of people who go to rallies.”

    Sheriff says he was asked to deputize citizens

    In a news conference following the shooting, Kenosha County Sheriff David Beth said he had received requests from community members to deputize citizens to aid police in responding to the protests.

    “What happened last night […] was probably the perfect reason why I wouldn’t,” Beth said. “Once I deputize somebody they fall under the Constitution of the state of Wisconsin.”

    The sheriff said deputizing citizens would be a liability to him, the county and the state.

    “A group wanted me to deputize people that were carrying guns, this person was carrying a gun,” Beth said, referring to the suspect arrested for the shooting.

    “He could have been part of it.”

    In a statement, Wisconsin Attorney General Josh Kaul condemned the violence.

    “While the two people who were killed and the person who was injured by gunfire have not yet been identified, we are thinking of their destroyed futures and their friends and families that must live with this overwhelming grief,” the statement said.

    He said the community deserved a chance to heal and called for “heavily armed vigilantes, arsonists, and other opportunists” who came to Kenosha to “spur chaos” to leave.

    “If those engaging in violence and destruction of property believe they are furthering some broader goal, they are wrong,” Kaul said.

    On Rittenhouse’s Facebook profile and TikTok bio there are references to “Blue Lives Matter.”

    In a post on December 22, 2018, he said that for his birthday he was asking for donations for a non-profit called, “Humanizing the Badge,” along with a post that said the group sought to “forge stronger relationships between law enforcement officers and the communities they serve.”

    CNN’s Alexandra Meeks and Konstantin Toropin contributed to this report.

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    Hurricane Laura batters the Louisiana coastline with an intensity the region has not seen in over a century

    by Jason Hanna and Madeline Holcombe, CNN
    Updated 11:33 AM ET, Thu August 2

    (CNN) An extremely powerful Hurricane Laura is ripping apart portions of Louisiana and far-eastern Texas, roaring ashore initially as a Category 4 storm, killing at least one person and tearing up roofs while knocking out power for hundreds of thousands.

    Laura–the region’s strongest storm in over a century–made landfall at about 1 a.m. CT with sustained winds of 150 mph. By 10 a.m. CT, the storm still was raging more than 100 miles inland over Louisiana at Category 1 strength, with sustained winds of 75 mph.

    Communities including Louisiana’s Lake Charles city, some 35 miles inland, are littered with widespread wind destruction. Across the city, roofs and walls are damaged, trees are snapped, twisted and broken; steel poles and lampposts are bent; street signs are torn from the ground.

    Wind gusts of more than 120 mph raked that area intermittently for an hour overnight, CNN’s meteorologists say.

    “The damage is extensive,” Louisiana Gov. John Bel Edwards told CNN. “It appears now we have more structural damage from the wind” than storm surge.

    More than 1,500 search and rescue personnel, plus 400 boats and high-water vehicles were headed Thursday morning to the worst-hit places, Edwards said. Winds were still too strong for helicopters to fly.

    In East Texas, rescue teams were out in the Beaumont, Port Arthur and Orange areas, Gov. Greg Abbott said, noting major evacuations “no doubt saved lives.” Further north, tornadoes were still a threat.

    At least one person has died as a result of the storm. A 14-year-old girl died when a tree fell on her home in Louisiana’s Vernon Parish, the governor’s office said.

    In Lake Charles, Paul Heard left his house just as the storm was pulling part of the roof off around 1 a.m., he said.

    He took shelter in his car. As he watched from 25 feet away, he “could see my roof was heaving up and down several inches.”

    “There’s a lot of damage. People are going to need a lot of help around here,” Heard told CNN.

    Flooding inundates the Crystal Beach and Galveston areas near Texas’ coast, aerial video from KRTK shows.

    Laura tied with a hurricane from more than 160 years ago for the strongest storm to hit Louisiana. The 1856 hurricane also had winds of 150 mph when it made landfall, CNN meteorologist Brandon Miller said.

    More destruction is ahead: Parts of northern and central Louisiana still were under a hurricane warning late Thursday morning, as the storm’s center pushed toward Arkansas.

    “Laura will likely set the standard for a near worst-case scenario with a landfalling tropical system in our region,” the National Weather Service’s Shreveport, Louisiana, office wrote Thursday morning.

    The coronavirus pandemic complicated evacuations. Due to safety concerns associated with the Covid-19 outbreak, officials sent evacuees to hotel rooms, said Mike Steele, a spokesman for Louisiana’s office of Homeland Security and Emergency Preparedness.

    Laura is the seventh named storm to make landfall in the US so far this year, a record for the most to do so before the end of August. There have been four tropical storms and three hurricanes.

    CNN’s Martin Savidge, Gary Tuchman, Brandon Miller, Joe Sutton, Devon Sayers, Andy Rose, Michelle Krupa, Paul P. Murphy and Dave Alsup contributed to this report.

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    ‘Video Clearly Shows Justified Acts of Self Defense” 

    Noted Covington Attorney Lin Wood Announces Intent to Defend Kenosha Shooter Kyle Rittenhouse

    On Wednesday 17-year-old Illinois native Kyle Rittenhouse was arrested after shooting three antifa protesters in Kenosha, Wisconsin killing two. The third victim was shot in the arm.

    Kyle was arrested and charged with murder.

    Lin Wood helped the Covington Catholic school children after they were smeared by the mainstream media in January 2019.

    Covington Catholic graduate Nick Sandmann settled two cases with the Washington Post and CNN.

    Lin Wood says he will defend Rittenhouse pro bono and that “the video clearly shows justified acts of self defense.”

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    Pelosi Comes to Joe’s Rescue: ‘I Don’t Think There Should Be Any Debates’

    Speaking at a press conference earlier today, Pelosi couched her remarks as a matter of dignity for the notorious hair-sniffer and plagiarist.

    “I don’t think that [Biden] should dignify that conversation with Donald Trump,” Pelosi claimed.

    Riiiiiiight, Nancy.

    Radio show host Mark Simone said, “Democrats are now trying to call off the Presidential Debates, knowing Biden is mentally frail and could never handle a tough conversation.

    The President’s call for drug tests is genius and would reveal the drugs they give Biden to wake him up for an hour.”   Biden was, according to Stephen Green, unusually animated during the final Democratic primary debate, and he conjectured Biden may have a JFK-styled ‘Dr. Feelgood’ on staff.

    Three presidential debates are currently scheduled for Tuesday, September 29; Thursday, October 15; and Thursday, October 22.

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    Athletes across US sports take a stand, as games are called off in solidarity with Bucks’ boycott

    (CNN) What began as the Milwaukee Bucks’ decision to boycott their playoff game following the police shooting of Jacob Blake in the team’s home state cascaded into a wave of similar protests across the American sports scene by Wednesday night.

    Soon after the Wisconsin-based team decided to not play, the NBA announced it would postpone Game 5 of three different playoff series — Bucks vs. Orlando Magic, Houston Rockets vs. Oklahoma City Thunder, and Los Angeles Lakers vs. Portland Trail Blazers.

    Within hours, three WNBA, five Major League Soccer, and three Major League Baseball games were called off as athletes acted in solidarity with the Bucks’ players.

    Blake, a Black man, was shot in the back by police on Sunday as he tried to enter his vehicle in Kenosha, Wisconsin. His shooting became the latest incident to prompt outrage nationwide over racial injustice and police brutality.

    The Bucks game against the Orlando Magic was scheduled to begin at 4 p.m. at Disney World in Orlando. The Bucks did not emerge from their locker room before the scheduled tip.

    Several NBA players were asked about the possible boycott over the last 24 hours. Many said it was being discussed.

    Strikes are banned under the NBA’s collective bargaining agreement, which means the Bucks players broke their own contract in order to protest racial injustice and police violence.

    In a statement issued on Wednesday afternoon, the Bucks players’ said they are “calling for justice for Jacob Blake and demand the officers be held accountable. ”

    “The past four months have shed a light on the ongoing racial injustices facing our African American communities.

    Citizens around the country have used their voices and platforms to speak out against these wrongdoings,” they said in a statement.

    “Despite the overwhelming plea for change, there has been no action, so our focus today cannot be on basketball.”

    They called on the Wisconsin Legislature to “reconvene after months of inaction and take up meaningful measures to address issues of police accountability, brutality and criminal justice reform.” They also encouraged people “to educate themselves, take peaceful and responsible action, and remember to vote on Nov. 3.”

    Former President Barack Obama tweeted his support of the Bucks.

    “I commend the players on the @Bucks for standing up for what they believe in, coaches like @DocRivers, and the @NBA and @WNBA for setting an example. It’s going to take all our institutions to stand up for our values.”

    Kenny Smith, one of the hosts of Inside the NBA, walked off the set of the show on Wednesday night to show solidarity with the Bucks and other NBA players.

    “As a black man, as a former player, I think it’s best for me to support the players and just not be here tonight,” Smith said. “And figure out what happens after that.”

    WNBA, MLB, and others show solidarity

    Representing the six teams slated to play on Wednesday, Atlanta Dream player Elizabeth Williams announced that WNBA players are standing in solidarity with “our brothers in the NBA” and also would not play.

    The ESPN2 broadcast showed players from the six teams scheduled to take the court in locked arms and kneeling while wearing shirts spelling out Jacob Blake’s name.

    The WNBA announced that the three games scheduled for the evening had been postponed.

    Three MLB games were postponed: Cincinnati Reds-Milwaukee Brewers, Seattle Mariners-San Diego Padres, and the Los Angeles Dodgers-San Francisco Giants.

    “Given the pain in the communities of Wisconsin and beyond following the shooting of Jacob Blake, we respect the decisions of a number of players not to play tonight,” a league statement says. “Major League Baseball remains united for change in our society and we will be allies in the fight to end racism and injustice.”

    The Reds and Brewers were to play in Milwaukee.

    “The players from the Brewers and Reds have decided to not play tonight’s baseball game,” they said in a joint statement. “With our community and our nation in such pain, we wanted to draw as much attention to the issues that really matter, especially racial injustice and systemic oppression.”

    The Mariners also unanimously voted to not play their scheduled game against the Padres, Mariners second baseman Dee Gordon said in a tweet.

    “There are serious issues in this country,” Gordon wrote. “For me, and for many of my teammates, the injustices, violence, death and systemic racism is deeply personal. This is impacting not only my community, but very directly my family and friends. Our team voted unanimously not to play tonight”

    The Padres said they understand the Mariners decision.

    “We understand the Mariners decision to postpone tonight’s game and we support the players’ efforts to use their platform to bring awareness to the very serious issue of racial injustice impacting our country today,” the team said.

    Five MLS games scheduled to take place on Wednesday night were postponed, the league announced.

    The NHL’s Stanley Cup Playoffs, however, continued Wednesday with two games. Before the start of Game 3 of the second-round series between the Tampa Bay Lightning and Boston Bruins, there was a moment of reflection for racism in response to the Blake shooting. The Colorado Avalanche and Dallas Stars are scheduled to play later Wednesday night.

    Tennis superstar Naomi Osaka announced on social media that she will not play in the Western & Southern Open semifinals on Thursday.

    “Watching the continued genocide of Black people at the hand of the police is honestly making me sick to my stomach,” she wrote.

    Later on Wednesday, after Osaka’s post, it was announced that the Western & Southern Open would pause tournament play on Thursday, resuming on Friday.

    NBA community backs Bucks

    Following the Bucks’ decision, the team received a flood of support from many in the NBA community, including its senior vice president Alex Lasry.

    “Some things are bigger than basketball,” Lasry wrote on Twitter. “The stand taken today by the players and org shows that we’re fed up. Enough is enough. Change needs to happen. I’m incredibly proud of our guys and we stand 100% behind our players ready to assist and bring about real change.”

    The Bucks owners said that they did not know about the decision beforehand, but said they “would have wholeheartedly agreed with them.”

    “We fully support our players and the decision they made,” owners Marc Lasry, Wes Edens and Jamie Dinan said in a statement. “The only way to bring about change is to shine a light on the racial injustices that are happening in front of us. Our players have done that and we will continue to stand alongside them and demand accountability and change.”

    In a statement, the Orlando Magic backed the league’s decision to postpone the games.

    “Today we stand united with the NBA Office, the National Basketball Players Association, the Milwaukee Bucks and the rest of the league condemning bigotry, racial injustice and the unwarranted use of violence by police against people of color,” the Orlando Magic said.

    Players call for social justice

    The Bucks spoke with the family of Jacob Blake ahead of the boycott, said Patrick Salvi Jr., a lawyer representing the Blake family.

    “They told Jacob’s parents that they were behind them 100%,” Salvi told CNN’s Wolf Blitzer. “They expressed their sympathies and empathies for what has occurred.”

    In return, Blake’s parents — Julia Jackson and Jacob Blake Sr. — asked the Bucks to use their platforms to “accomplish peace” and “encourage people to protest in nonviolent ways,” Salvi said.

    Some players had already been using their platforms to vocalize their calls for social justice as America reckons with racism and the deaths of Black Americans at the hands of police.

    When the season restarted in July, every NBA player kneeled during the national anthem, wearing “Black Lives Matter” shirts and the words “Black Lives Matter” were painted on all courts.

    “We understand what’s going on in society right now and we’re using this NBA platform as the players, as the coaches, as organizations to continue to stand strong on that,” LeBron James said last month. “It’s a good start.”

    Throughout the season, many players dedicated their post-game interviews to Breonna Taylor, a 26-year-old EMT was shot multiple times in March by police.

    Last week, the Los Angeles Lakers were seen wearing red hats, which looked like MAGA hats worn by supporters of President Donald Trump. But the text on the hats reads: “Make America Great Again Arrest The Cops Who Killed Breonna Taylor.”

    Bucks forward Sterling Brown wrote in an article for The Player’s Tribune in July, describing a 2018 incident in which he was tased and arrested after an altercation stemming from a parking violation. He filed a lawsuit that same year against the city of Milwaukee, the police chief and the eight officers involved in his arrest.

    “The city of Milwaukee wanted to give me $400,000 to be quiet after cops kneeled on my neck, stood on my ankle, and tased me in a parking lot,” Brown wrote last month.

    “But here’s the thing: I can’t be quiet. I rejected the offer because I have a responsibility to be a voice and help change the narrative for my people. In order to do so I have to tell my story, so dialogue and conversations about police brutality can help influence and change a corrupt system. It goes deeper than me just illegally parking.”

    CNN’s Allen Kim contributed to this report.

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    Activists gather for another March on Washington, 57 years later

    (CNN) Martin Luther King III was five years old when his father stood before a quarter of a million people from the steps of the Lincoln Memorial and spoke the words “I have a dream.”

    Exactly 57 years have passed since crowds packed each inch of the National Mall to demand civil rights and economic opportunity. In some ways, a lot has changed. In others, much has stayed the same.

    So King will be in the nation’s capital on Friday, along with the Rev. Al Sharpton and tens of thousands of other expected attendees, for another March on Washington.

    The march will be a commemoration of a seminal moment in US history. It will also be also a commitment to continuing many of the same fights: ending police violence, dismantling systemic racism and ensuring access to the ballot box.

    “Dad would be very proud that people are coming together to stand up against injustice,” King told CNN. “But certainly very sad that we’re still attempting to get justice.”

    Friday’s event–called the “Commitment March: Get Your Knee Off Our Necks”–will bring to an end a devastating week, one that saw yet another Black man shot by police.

    It follows a summer that has seen a global outcry over the killings of Black Americans at the hands of law enforcement. And it takes place in the midst of a pandemic that has disproportionately affected people of color.

    Adding to the urgency for organizers is the November election, the lead-up to which has been marked by a divisive and toxic presidential campaign.

    President Donald Trump has downplayed police violence against Black Americans and characterized protests in US cities as a descent into lawlessness.

    Meanwhile, policy changes at the US Postal Service, along with Trump’s efforts to discredit mail-in voting, have prompted concerns about disenfranchisement.

    Still, given the momentum of the Black Lives Matter movement, King says he is optimistic that the tides are turning.

    “We are on the way to a resolution, I believe, because the consciousness is awakened,” King said. “I don’t think these young people are going to stop. I think they’re going to continue to demand justice.”

    Activists are demanding police reform

    Sharpton announced the march on June 4 as he delivered a eulogy for George Floyd. Though he had discussed it briefly with King and others, the announcement happened on the spur of the moment, while he was “moved by the spirit,” King said.

    The march would be led by families that “know the pain” and know what it’s like to be “neglected,” Sharpton said at the service.

    Those families–whose loved ones include Trayvon Martin, Breonna Taylor, Ahmaud Arbery, George Floyd, and most recently, Jacob Blake–are among those addressing the crowds expected along the reflecting pool.

    Activists are also calling on the Senate to pass police reform legislation named after Floyd, which the House approved in June.

    The bill — titled the George Floyd Justice in Policing Act of 2020 — would overhaul qualified immunity for law enforcement, prohibit no-knock warrants in federal drug cases, ban chokeholds at the federal level and establish a national registry of police misconduct, among other provisions.

    That demand for police accountability is a priority King said his father would be focusing on today, were he still alive.

    “Dad wanted to essentially eradicate what he called the triple evils of poverty, racism and he said ‘militarism,'” King said. “I have sort of changed it to violence: poverty, racism and violence.”

    Marchers are evoking spirit of John Lewis

    Friday’s march will also honor the late civil rights icon and congressman John Lewis, who spent his life fighting for voting rights.

    At 23, Lewis was one of the youngest keynote speakers at original march in 1963. He was also its last surviving speaker.

    55 years after the Voting Rights Act was signed into law, advocates continue fight to close registration gap

    “We’re walking in the spirit of Dr. King but also in the spirit of John Lewis to make ‘good trouble,'” Tylik McMillan, the national director of youth and college for Sharpton’s National Action Network (NAN), told CNN last week.

    Activists are building on Lewis’ legacy by calling on the Senate to pass a voting rights bill named after him. The measure, passed by the House in December, would restore a key part of the historic Voting Rights Act that the Supreme Court struck down in 2013.

    NAN is also encouraging attendees to fill out the 2020 US Census, register to vote, and sign up to be poll workers and monitors.

    Civil rights leader Rev. Cordy Tindell “C.T.” Vivian, who died in July, will also be honored, McMillian added.

    How the march will go

    Demonstrators will gather at the Lincoln Memorial for the day’s programming before marching to the Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial.

    Complicating matters is the coronavirus pandemic. While new cases are down nationwide, infections are still rising in some parts of the US.

    The application for the march estimated around 100,000 attendees, but the National Parks Service said it believes the number will be about half that. Local officials also said that attendance would be scaled back.

    “It’s not a big march that was initially envisioned, but a seated event where the number of seats would be limited,” Washington, DC, Mayor Muriel Bowser said on Monday.

    Bowser also encouraged people to stream the march online.

    Organizers have stressed that the march will comply with health guidance and local ordinances. Face masks are required to march, and masks, gloves, and hand sanitizer will be provided on site.

    The Black National Convention will follow

    Months before Sharpton announced this year’s march, the Movement For Black Lives (M4BL) — a coalition of progressive Black organizations — was already at work planning another gathering: the Black National Convention.

    That event is also happening on Friday, and takes inspiration from the 1972 Black National Convention in Gary, Indiana.

    The virtual convention will be broadcast live starting at 7 p.m. ET and will feature conversations, performances, and other programming aimed at mobilizing Black communities.

    The event was envisioned as a space where progressive Black organizers could engage outside of the major political parties and discuss policy solutions “without giving up their radical beliefs and values,” said Jessica Byrd, co-founder of the Electoral Justice Project of M4BL.

    “Black people have been saying for literal decades that we want a meaningful place inside of the national political dialogue, and meaningful means specific public policy solutions that meet the height of the need and the height of the problem,” Byrd told CNN. “We have yet to have it in this country, on any side.”

    Activists will also ratify a policy agenda on police reform, criminal justice reform and other issues, just after the Republican National Convention and Democratic National Convention.

    M4BL supports several policy positions that are more radical than the ones organizers of Friday’s march are currently demanding. Among them is the Breathe Act, which would divest federal resources from police and invest them into healthcare, alternative community safety solutions and other sectors.

    But while there may be some generational differences between the march and the Black National Convention, Byrd said the packed day of events is a sign of the political moment we are in.

    “As Al Sharpton announced the march, we immediately thought, ‘Well, it’s going to be the best, Blackest political weekend to end this Freedom Summer,'” Byrd told CNN. “And that’s a good thing for all of us, and in particular, Black voters.”

    Tragedy can be a bridge for change

    August 28 also marks a more somber occasion.

    It’s the 65th anniversary of the death of Emmett Till, whose killing brought national attention to violence against Black people much like the killing of George Floyd did today.

    The 14-year-old was kidnapped and brutally murdered in Mississippi in 1955 after being falsely accused of making advances at a White woman.

    Horrified at the state of her son’s body when it was returned to her, Mamie Till-Mobely demanded that Emmett have an open casket funeral. Tens of thousands witnessed his injuries, and images of Emmett’s swollen and disfigured face were published for the world to see.

    Decades later, Black people continue to face violence and injustice. The tragedies, past and present, are a persistent reminder of the change this moment demands, said Till’s cousin Deborah Watts.

    “We still need to continue to fight,” Watts said. “We still need to continue to raise our voices, and to be very specific about what it is that we want to have changed.”

    CNN’s Suzanne Malveaux, Veronica Stracqualursi, Eliott C. McLaughlin and Emanuella Grinberg contributed to this report.

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    Something important, China fans

    Gotta love that CCP, right Joe and LeBron?

    China has built at least 1,200 concentration camps in East Turkestan, according to a Reuters exposé published in December 2018. Human rights experts believe that the camps are currently holding at least one million people, as thousands have departed the camps to engage in slave labor in factories affected by the Chinese coronavirus pandemic. Evidence has surfaced that dozens of large multinational companies like Nike, Apple, BMW, and Nintendo are benefitting from this slave labor, as they manufacture products in factories that took in Uyghur slaves. Many of these companies, after being exposed in an extensive report published in March, insisted they had no idea the factories they had contracted with were using Uyghur labor, as many were located far from Xinjiang, and that they would immediately sever any ties to implicated companies.

    Survivors of the camps say that they are forced to abandon their Islamic faith, eat pork, sing songs of worship for dictator Xi Jinping and the Communist Party, and learn Mandarin. Some say they have been forcibly sterilized, had their infants killed, and endured rape and other torture. Evidence exists that Communist doctors profile the camp prisoners for live organ harvesting.

     

     

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    Republican convention was a joke.

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    CNN and Twitter don’t want Americans to know the full truth about COVID-19.

    Today CNN slandered President Trump and the Gateway Pundit and encouraged Twitter to take down a tweet based on CDC data that the President retweeted.

    REPORT: This Week CDC Quietly Updated COVID-19 Numbers – Only 9,210 Americans Died From COVID-19 Alone – Rest Had Different Other Serious Illnesses

    The gist of the article is that COVID-19 is not nearly as deadly as first projected by the WHO and then by Dr. Fauci and Dr. Birx.  Based on CDC numbers this past week only 6% of all deaths attributed to COVID-19 were instances where the only factor in the individual’s death was due to COVI9-19.

    For all the other deaths reported by the CDC linked to COVID-19, the individuals who passed away had 2-3 other serious illnesses or co-morbidities.  This comes from actual datat from the CDC and was tweeted by Mel Q on Twitter.

    Mel Q shared a calculation which showed that 6% of all COVID-19 deaths as reported by the CDC was only 9,201 deaths.

    Only 9,201 people died in the US this year where COVID-19 was their only cause of death.

    Today Twitter took down Mel Q’s tweet.  They notified Mel Q that the tweet that used actual CDC data “violated their policy on misleading information about COVID-19.”

    Her account was suspended from posting for 12 hours

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    Tens of Thousands of Germans Rise Up Against Bill Gates and Big Pharma in Berlin

    Germans are rising up against Bill Gates, demanding humanity wake up and reject the self-styled “world health dictator“, as well as corrupt Big Pharma and the elite who are driving the world towards “global totalitarianism” and “slavery.”

    Robert F. Kennedy Jr. spoke to an enormous crowd in Berlin on Saturday, as tens of thousands of Germans joined forces to protest what Kennedy Jr. referred to as Bill Gates’ “bio-security agenda, the rise of the authoritarian surveillance state and the Big Pharma sponsored coup d’etat against liberal democracy.” 

    “The pandemic is a crisis of convenience for the elite who are dictating these policies,” said Kennedy Jr., who praised the huge Berlin crowd for being on the frontline of the fight against global totalitarianism.

    “Fifty years ago, my uncle John F. Kennedy came to this city. He came to this land, because Berlin was the frontline against global totalitarianism. And today again, Berlin is frontline against global totalitarianism,” said Kennedy Jr. to a roar of approval from the crowd.

    During his opening remarks, Kennedy Jr. said that the corrupt American mainstream media are telling people he came to Berlin “to speak to about five thousand Nazis.“

    “But I look at this crowd and I see the opposite of Nazism. I see people of democracy. People who want open government. People who want leaders who are not going to lie to them. People who want leaders who will not make up arbitrary rules and regulations to orchestrate obedience of the population.

    “We want health officials who don’t have financial entanglements with the pharmaceutical industry, who are working for us, not Big Pharma.”

    “I look at this crowd. I see all the flags of Europe. I see people of every color. I see people of every nation. Every religion. All caring about human dignity, about children’s health. About political freedom. This is the opposite of Nazism.”

    “Governments love pandemics. They love pandemics for the same reason they love war. Because it gives them the ability to impose controls on the population that the population would otherwise never accept.“

    “It’s a mystery to me that all of these big important people like Bill Gates and Tony Fauci have been planning and thinking about this pandemic for decades. And yet, now that it’s hear, they don’t seem to know what they are talking about.“

    “They are making it up as they go along. They are inventing numbers. They cannot give us a PCR test that actually works. They have to change the designation of Covid on the death certificates to make it look more dangerous. The one thing they are good at is pumping up fear.”

    Kennedy Jr. then explained that “the only thing a government needs to turn people into slaves is fear.“

    “They haven’t done a very good job about protecting public health. But they’ve done a very good of using the quarantine to bring 5G into all of our communities. And to begin the process of shifting us all to a digital currency, which is the beginning of slavery. Because if they control your bank account, they control you behavior.”

     

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