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hrtshpdbox

Here's an article from two years ago about the Minneapolis police reducing their psych evals for new recruits:
Starting in 2012, the city eliminated four of the five psychological tests used to screen applicants for its police academy. Those tests — at least one of which the department had used since at least the mid-1990s — were dropped even though a federally funded study conducted in the Minneapolis Police Department showed some were effective at identifying problem officers.

https://www.apmreports.org/story/2017/12/14/minneapolis-police-recruits-psychological-testing

henry

I’m sure Antifa will try to remedy the “not as bad as feared” this evening.

Jane

"Premeditate is to think about beforehand.
How does a guy saying "you're killing me" in the middle of an arrest indicate Chauvin preplanned something"

Iggy,

He said that 6 minutes before he died. Why didn't the cop take his knee off his neck? He was already in handcuffs?

MissMarple2

Why Saturday Night wasn't as bad as feared:

Donald J. Trump
@realDonaldTrump
·
1h
Congratulations to our National Guard for the great job they did immediately upon arriving in Minneapolis, Minnesota, last night. The ANTIFA led anarchists, among others, were shut down quickly. Should have been done by Mayor on first night and there would have been no trouble!

MissMarple2

Donald J. Trump
@realDonaldTrump
·
1h
Other Democrat run Cities and States should look at the total shutdown of Radical Left Anarchists in Minneapolis last night. The National Guard did a great job, and should be used in other States before it is too late!

Jane

Henry,

Did you know there were 3 guys up there? Are they all coming home?

henry

Jane, I think the station crew stays in orbit for a while yet.

Another Bob

As usual, I get willowed on the (now) thread before last...

The Infamous Ignatz

--Iggy,

He said that 6 minutes before he died. Why didn't the cop take his knee off his neck? He was already in handcuffs?--

According to the Andrew McCarthy article RSE linked [which I urge everyone to read];
at one point, while Floyd was still moving but apparently not talking, Lane said he was “worried about excited delirium [hyped on drugs] or whatever” and suggested that the police should “roll him on his side.” Chauvin rejected this suggestion, opining that the excited delirium Lane feared was “why we have him on his stomach.”
Perhaps that would have saved him. Perhaps not. We don't know. But it seems there was something other than killing the guy on Chauvin's mind. Big guys in handcuffs on drugs can still do a lot of damage.

Captain Hate

Willowed

"Officer who knelt on victim had 17 prior complaints against him"

It's been made very easy to make a complaint about a policeman. And the threshold of behavior that that some think justifies a complaint us much lower than it used to be.

I'm sure each complaint was scrutinized and found to be lacking in whatever it takes to take punitive action. Domestic disturbances surely are rife with complaints.

Buford Gooch

Are we past saying that Mr. Floyd was murdered yet?
I'm sure the cop didn't think, "I'll just go ahead an kill this guy, with lots of folks watching. No one will notice."

Rocco

Even if it's proven that he died from something other than asphyxiation, I still think he has a problem explaining why he still kept his knee on Floyd's neck after Lane felt for a pulse and found none. Don't you think that's troubling? I don't think it was premeditated however.

Enough from me...on to Rosenstein!

Extraneus

Please vote in five months. It won’t erase our problems or remove our pain, but we deserve leaders who understand America and know we only make progress together.

— James Comey (@Comey) May 31, 2020

...

You understand America so well that you thought we would be fine with you using the FBI to subvert an election and a presidency.

Go take a hike and get some fresh air, while you are still a free man. https://t.co/DJDkNvbDIU

— Carpe Donktum🔹 (@CarpeDonktum) May 31, 2020
Another Bob

"Are we past saying that Mr. Floyd was murdered yet?"

Apparently not.

MissMarple2

CripesSuzette
@CripesSuzette
·
4m
Isn't it weird how all these crisis actors are taking a selfie as they are doing their worst? It's almost like they have to provide evidence to their owners to get the bad behavior bonus. #antifa #AntifaIsADomesticTerroristGroup @cnn

Barbara

Extraneus,

Comey is like a rotting fish. He only gets worse with time.

The Infamous Ignatz

--Don't you think that's troubling?--

Possibly, but so what?
The only two questions that matter are;
1. Did the cops' actions contribute to his death? We don't have a definitive answer to that yet and we might never have one. We don't even know definitively whether it was a homicide.
2. If it is determined they did, did they amount to a crime?
This case is not vastly different than the Eric Garner one. A big black guy ended up face down complaining he couldn't breathe, except in that case one of the cops did have him in a choke hold. While he was still alive they turned him onto his side so he could breathe easier and he still ended up dying.
The grand jury refused to indict.

rse

You could be in ga where the floyd case and the arbery case get linked together as why everyone is so enraged because of the "two murders."

Plus we have the mayor insisting that has been talking to her mother who thinks things are worse in this country than they were back in 1965. Maybe the 50s. It is appalling to me that these false narratives have caused people to be;ieve that things are as bad or worse now than they were at the time of de jure segregation.

MissMarple2

https://justthenews.com/accountability/russia-and-ukraine-scandals/nine-developments-watch-russia-and-ukraine-scandals#.XtPp_UStIps.twitter

The Infamous Ignatz

Kevin Williamson;
Tired of ‘Winning’ Yet?

Republicans should stop making excuses for the president's lies, threats, and abuses — or stop wrapping themselves in the mantle of patriotism.

I’ve never really thought of Mark Steyn as a Palestinian suicide bomber before.


The cheapness of this guy's thoughts is only matched by the value he erroneously believes them to have.

Narciso

Could we send him back to indua and get his replacement

Hes gone full frum.

rse

Also mt I did enjoy what your dil had to say. Also there are Montessori certified teachers but no restrictions on calling oneself a Montessori school whether that training occurs or not. It thus makes a convenient descriptive for what is an inquiry approach that virtually all the schools of any sort use now. In fact, the accreditors require it and I have heard stories of certain independent schools creating a different set of lessons when accreditors are present.

As I have said before and will reiterate again, the best way to foil the Tranzi OBE template is being a phonetically fluent reader who can read anything and does whether for info or pleasure. It makes an Arational Mind virtually impossible.

Let her sit up front with you when you pilot a plane and explain it all to her. That's what hubby did in addition to building a computer from scratch with each kid so they always appreciated that it is just a tool and how it works.

I always set in back and read. Once when my son was about 10 he happened to be in the back with me because it was Red's turn to be in front. He asks "Mom, why do you read books called

He learned though history can be fascinating and useful to know. Have your granddaughter read everything she can find on Eleanor of Aquitaine. Do a report too if your dil wants to work on her writing. Every girl should know someone was both Queen of France and went on one of the Crusades and then later married the King of England.

That Richard the Lion Hearted and cruel king john are her sons. Why John signed the magna carta.

Narciso

The more dubious incident was the native american shooting in 2011. Thao was the one who punched an african american while he was handcuffed or something

Peaver seems to be a better translator than maguire for gogol captain.

rse

Weird. The book missing was Mary Queen of Scots and the Murder of Lord Darnley.

Captain Hate

Against my better judgement I clicked on Iggy's link. It was as incoherent as Patterico's crap, or I assume so because I haven't wasted any time there recently. I'll ask again: do those ersatz Republicans really expect us to say "ya know, after hectoring us for four years you've finally broken us and we now see the errors of our ways"?

Narciso


Yes incoherence on parade

https://mobile.twitter.com/davereaboi/status/1267151646066446337

Jane

Don’t know Iggy, but I’m still open to both sides and bot convinced of either yet.

Narciso


Thats why they should call it guevara or lumumba


https://mobile.twitter.com/DanODonnellShow/status/1267100669565157378

Manuel Transmission

MM where he ended up being the youngest in the class, a decided social disadvantage for a boy.

I came out of the hills of MT with less than 1.5 yrs in a one room country school. When they checked me out, they wanted to put me in 4th grade in the Fall. I passed on the offer because I knew it would be a disaster socially.

Captain Hate

Thanks narciso.

Narciso

Thats just from a quick comparison between amazon editiond

clarice

Willowed--no child transmission of virus found:https://www.washingtonpost.com/opinions/2020/05/29/case-reopening-schools-this-fall/

Narciso


They cant be that stupid


https://mobile.twitter.com/SeanDurns/status/1267102352428982273

By that standard the baader meinhof was antifascist.

Narciso

In case you were womdering


https://www.newsbusters.org/blogs/nb/brad-wilmouth/2020/05/30/cnns-gergen-calls-it-nuts-bill-barr-urge-law-and-order

MissMarple2

Be afraid. Be very afraid. pic.twitter.com/o1ZK7lCSjr

— LivePDDave 🇺🇸 🚨 🥊 (@LivePDDave1) May 31, 2020

Link goes to a screen cap from a post from Denver Antifa WITH PHOTO GROUP PORTRAIT UNMASKED. Suggest you click to it quick before they delete it as evidence for the feds. (Additional bonus: they are really stereotypical.)

MissMarple2

U.S. Attorney Huber
@USAttyHuber
·
10m
My partners and I are in lockstep with Attorney General Barr. It is time to stop watching the violence and to confront and stop it

Buford Gooch

Lord, MM, that antifa group would scare Delta Force.

Extraneus

From narc's 2:43:

We heard from Attorney General William Barr, David, and, specifically, I'm glad you're with me because he used the phrase "law and order." It was a very specific choice of words there. And that, of course, harkens back to Richard Nixon himself whom you worked for, although I think the use of that phrase predates your time there. But why do you think Barr is using that? Why do you think that is something the administration is leaning so heavily into?

Picking up on the trope promoted by liberals that speaking in favor of "law and order" is tantamount to expressing a racist sentiment against African Americans, Gergen responded:

It's a code phrase - it's more than a dog whistle, you know, it's a very definite message to the base that "I'm going to be tough on this," and that's the position he's taking. It's -- he's nuts, and what we need and what the best Presidents have done is to heel and to calm things down, not to sir things up.

Gergen is coward at heart. There are many like him. These are people who would never think to retaliate against violent aggression.

Narciso

This will get out of hand

https://mobile.twitter.com/AGHamilton29/status/1267097087528796162

Barbara

There really is a Huber?

Narciso

Hes not a figment like luke skywalker.

Extraneus

I wonder how he likes the Undercover Huber twitter account.

MissMarple2

Barbara,

Yes. However, there is a guy who posts with some moniker with Huber in his screen name, and a lot of people think that he is Huber and attribute Huber to not being a real attorney because of the stuff the fake guy posts.

KevlarKid

Could the position of the knee snapped Mr. Floyd's neck. 9 minutes is a long time.

Willowed:

"Two terms we will most likely hear regarding Floyd will be positional asphyxia, which is what Rocco talked about during the hogtie technique, and excited delirium, drug use"

Early signs of hypoxia (chronic low blood oxygen) are anxiety, confusion, and restlessness; if hypoxia is not corrected, hypotension will develop.

As hypoxia worsens, the patient's vital signs, activity tolerance, and level of consciousness will decrease.

MissMarple2

Retweeted by the President:

Tom Fitton
@TomFitton
·
1h
Antifa has been engaging in terrorism and seditious conspiracy for years. But FBI and DOJ were too busy to care much, their leadership engaging in their own seditious conspiracy against the presidency @RealDonaldTrump. Glad to see that AG Barr is beginning to get back to basics.

Captain Hate

what the best Presidents have done is to heel and to calm things down, not to sir things up.

How much longer is this poorly edited slop going to be ignored and tolerated?

Narciso

Brain slugs are starving, over in williamsons corner.

Narciso

That will probably be the defense as branca pointed out from the talk between the officers, will it work who knos

The Infamous Ignatz

Every time I see one of those Antifa group photos I can't help but think it's fake.
It doesn't seem possible anyone could be that pansified.

MJW

Not that it was a particularly bold of prediction, but last night I did say:

Here's my prediction, or maybe just wishful thinking, but I think it's a prediction: Barr's DOJ is soon going to make an all-out effort to investigate Antifa's funding.

henry

I get the impression Antifa has a professional core group of trained thugs, who the rally the mom’s basement dwellers to be cannon fodder and gum up police mobility. We see the second group. The first group hides.

GUS

Driving and listening to sports radio this afternoon. 2 different stations. The talk was all about how skeeeeeered black folks are of driving and getting pulled over. Beaten,raped, shot, manhandled, knelt on, brutalized.
I will never listent such utter nonsense on these stations, as I will never darken their door again.
This has NOTHING to do with racism.

Quick, what is the name and color of the HOMELAND SECURITY COP shot

Another Bob

"Could the position of the knee snapped Mr. Floyd's neck."

Nope. Would be trivial for the ME to find. I think he'd have mentioned it.

Another Bob

It is fake Ig.

Gentlejim

I didn’t see one proper fist in the pic of Antifa trainees MM posted.

Rocco,
I do have a problem with Chauvin’s positioning concerning policy/training at least. Is it a factor otherwise? I don’t know. I know you said you were done. I was busy for a bit and had .02 more to add. Continued safety to your son. I have mad respect for you doing 30 years inside the walls.

MJW

How does a guy saying "you're killing me" in the middle of an arrest indicate Chauvin preplanned something"

Must be from someone who never watched the old Fox reality series "Cops." If the police believed every perp (cop talk!) who claimed to be in life-threatening distress while being forcibly arrested, few would go to jail.

Though I don't think the cop behaved properly by keeping his knee on the already-handcuffed Floyd, the idea that he intended to kill him, while people recorded the whole thing, seems highly unlikely.

Extraneus

The first group hides.

Unless they get caught cracking skulls with bike locks.

Extraneus

Would be very surprised if this is a one or two day event / this may well be the beginning of end of trump loathsome era - thank god -feels like many streams of outrage coming to a head- a wave peaking -Chicsgo scene was about getting to trump tower most of day

— John Cusack (@johncusack) May 31, 2020

...

I hope this keeps up till trump flys away in a fucking helicopter- it’s time -people should NOT swallow another moment of fascism
Fight till he’s gone”

— John Cusack (@johncusack) May 30, 2020
Gentlejim

Is John Cusack trying to get the feds to crawl up his ass for inciting?

lurkersusie

Definitely

James Woods on Twitter: "I could watch this all day long. Please share... https://t.co/zRLRMuTP3q" / Twitter

lurkersusie

Federal charges

2 Brooklyn lawyers charged in Molotov cocktail attack on NYPD - New York Daily News

https://www.nydailynews.com/new-york/ny-molotov-nypd-brooklyn-lawyers-charged-20200531-nxamwxnjmzgvzmczi6z2ypcbzi-story.html

MissMarple2

lurkersusie,

Down at the bottom of that story is a link to another story of a woman in Prospect Heights ALSO facing federal charges for a Molotov cocktail.

MissMarple2

Donald J. Trump
@realDonaldTrump
·
21m
Law & Order in Philadelphia, NOW! They are looting stores. Call in our great National Guard like they FINALLY did (thank you President Trump) last night in Minneapolis. Is this what voters want with Sleepy Joe? All Dems!

MissMarple2

Donald J. Trump
@realDonaldTrump
·
10m
Get tough Democrat Mayors and Governors. These people are ANARCHISTS. Call in our National Guard NOW. The World is watching and laughing at you and Sleepy Joe. Is this what America wants? NO!!!

lurkersusie

Mm,

Yes, I read that in the article.

lurkersusie

Police getting the rioters supplies. Water bottles
and milk. Milk helps with the pepper spray

Natalie Neysa Alund on Twitter: "I cannot believe what I just witnessed. They pulled up onto the square with a police siren on and did this. #Louisville https://t.co/65o2lgZCJh" / Twitter

MissMarple2

STRENGTH! https://t.co/xHE5AdK9Ka

— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) May 31, 2020

Link goes to a tweet and an ad a supporter posted from 4 years ago (Video.)

Extraneus

Is John Cusack trying to get the feds to crawl up his ass for inciting?

At least he didn't violate twitter's community standards.

MissMarple2

Protests break out in downtown San Diego.
pic.twitter.com/WJuGp1nBno

— Chloe Salsameda (@ChloeSalsameda) May 31, 2020

Video at link.

The Infamous Ignatz

Those comments were hilarious.
A bunch of Marxists squealing that the state is confiscating private property.
Prog logic. The state can't confiscate rioter's stockpiles of water but they can shut down the entire economy and confine us to our homes over the CCP headcold.

Jane

MJW,

Did he intend to kill him if he kept his knee on him after he passed out?

Gentlejim

True, Ext

GUS

I just heard that there is a PANDEMIC going on.

Anyone hear that??

MissMarple2

https://twitter.com/1776Stonewall/status/1267121045158481933

Today is the anniversary of the Johnstown Flood, and Stonewall has a great thread on it.

bubarooni

We rolled into Savannah an hour ago on the way to Tybee Island where we are now safely ensconced.

As we were rolling into Savannah a Georgia National Guard convoy was also rolling into town.

rich

>>>I just heard that there is a PANDEMIC going on.

Anyone hear that??

Posted by: GUS | May 31, 2020 at 04:49 PM<<<

you must have missed the memo GUS. it is now PANRACISM that is the cause not PANDEMIC.

MissMarple2

SO TERRIBLE! Where are the arrests and LONG TERM jail sentences? https://t.co/MiT9DtAuVL

— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) May 31, 2020

Tweet goes to a tweet and video shot by Mark Kendall of beating.

rich

haven't heard too many media scolds saying how all these selfish protesters were going to kill everyone just by being outside.

wonder why that is?

MissMarple2

bibarooni,

Glad you're ok! Thanks for the information!

lurkersusie

Scary

Lucas Tomlinson
@LucasFoxNews
Minnestota National Guard’s top general said his soldiers are armed after receiving FBI warning about “credible, lethal threat” against his forces

lurkersusie

Disgraceful

FOX 5 DC
@fox5dc
Protesters deface World War II Memorial and other National Mall monuments https://bit.ly/3dlIG2T

MJW

Did he intend to kill him if he kept his knee on him after he passed out?

He intended to kill him if and only if his goal was to kill him.

I not sure if you're asking whether one could infer that his goal was to kill him because he kept his knee on Floyd's neck after Floyd passed out, or whether you're asking whether such reckless indifference constitutes intent. If the first, then I would say it could certainly be evidence of intent, that would need to be factored into the other evidence. If the second, no, reckless indifference is not intent.

Another Bob

Prog logic 2...

The state can't confiscate rioter's property but rioters can steal or destroy anyone else's property they choose.

James D.

do those ersatz Republicans really expect us to say "ya know, after hectoring us for four years you've finally broken us and we now see the errors of our ways"?

Yes. Yes, they absolutely do. And if we did, they would gleefully spend the next four years publicly debating over whether they ought to deign to take us back - provisionally, of course - or if we’re irreversibly contaminated.

boris

Irreversible me

MJW

He intended to kill him if and only if his goal was to kill him.

Let me amend that. I should say "if his goal was to possibly kill him. If I played Russian roulette with someone else's head, and killed him, I think that would be first-degree murder, even though there was a five-in-six chance of survival.

Buford Gooch

I'm certain that I'm irreversibly contaminated. If you try to decontaminated me, be warned. It won't be a pleasant experience for either of us.

Extraneus

Gus, we now know the race of the federal officer killed in Oakland. His name was Patrick Underwood.

(Click to open.)

https://www.breitbart.com/politics/2020/05/31/black-federal-officer-patrick-underwood-shot-and-killed-in-oakland-riot/

The Infamous Ignatz

ZH;
Yale Epidemiologist: Hydroxychloroquine Should Be 'Widely Available And Promoted Immediately' As Standard Treatment

Rocco

Thanks GJ

Another Bob

“ Barr about to unmask all of Antifa's communications with their media and political allies

Now you know why so many people are freaking out today”

https://twitter.com/jackposobiec/status/1267198074092498944?s=21

I suspect t that might be interesting.

Extraneus

Didn't Justice Roberts assure us there was no effective treatment?

The Infamous Ignatz

ZH;
China's Foreign Ministry Tweets "I Can't Breathe!" As America's Rivals Troll US Over Unrest

RattlerGator

What a crazy weekend.

Supremely disappointed to see my University president, a guy I like quite a bit, make this video decrying the "police killing" of George Floyd and violence directed against African Americans.

It struck me as odd and inappropriate, not to mention conclusive on a matter that is very much inconclusive right now.

https://twitter.com/PresidentFuchs/status/1266516821173325825

KevlarKid

Go candy a yam, you dongle-danglin' Toblerone

— Joe Biden Insult Bot (@BidenInsultBot) May 31, 2020
Jack Lillywhite

RG, what did you expect?

Following the line.

Another reason, Frederick has given up on Gator nation, Bad jubu.

MissMarple2

https://twitter.com/COsweda/status/1267194428449370113

Carlos Osweda thread,
original, with replies.

https://threadreaderapp.com/thread/1267176204475314176.html

Formatted thread, for those who prefer reading without the Twitter format.

Backs up Another Bob's 5:43 post.

Jane

"“ Barr about to unmask all of Antifa's communications with their media and political allies"

I can't even imagine!

Jack Lillywhite

I am all ears and eyes on Barrs revelations in the disturbance we are about
To witness all eyes and years.


The Infamous Ignatz

"Black Lives Matter, you faggot" as guy gets his teeth kicked out in Portland.

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