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Sunday, May 31, 2020

Curfews have been ordered in cities across the US in an attempt to stem the violent clashes between protesters and police over the death of George Floyd. Widespread demonstrations have taken place, with riot police using tear gas and rubber bullets after their vehicles were set alight in several cities.

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Our country is totally fractured and, with our weak leadership in Washington, you can expect Ferguson type riots and looting in other places

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#1 | Posted by reinheitsgebot at 2020-05-31 09:35 AM | Reply

DC mayor blasts 'gross' Trump tweet threatening 'vicious dogs' at White House
thehill.com

...Washington, D.C., Mayor Muriel Bowser (D) fired back Saturday at President Trump's tweets threatening to handle protesters demonstrating in front of the White House with "vicious dogs" and the "most ominous weapons" if they breached the building's fence.

The protest was one of many across the nation in response to the death of George Floyd, a 46-year-old unarmed black man who died in the custody of Minneapolis police this week.

"I thought the president's remarks were gross. To make a reference to vicious dogs is no subtle reminder to African Americans of segregationists who let dogs out on innocent [people]," Bowser said at a press conference Saturday.

The mayor said the rhetoric Trump has used surrounding the protests in Minneapolis stokes division and incites violence. ...


#2 | Posted by LampLighter at 2020-05-31 03:27 PM | Reply

In terms of "American carnage" are we better off now then we were 4 years ago?:

Trump inauguration: President vows to end 'American carnage'

President Donald Trump has painted a bleak picture of a broken country after being sworn in as US president.

He spoke of abandoned factories, rampant crime and a failed education system, pledging that his presidency would bring about change.

"This American carnage stops right here and stops right now," President Trump said on the steps of the Capitol.


www.bbc.com

#3 | Posted by Gal_Tuesday at 2020-05-31 09:53 PM | Reply

It's beginning to look like Trump's America is the real America now:

Donald J. Trump's Inaugural Address was notable for its disconnect from reality. Start with what he referred to as the "American carnage"--a dystopian nation, broken and shattered. America has problems for sure, including deep pockets of poverty and distress, but Trump's America is not the real America.

www.nytimes.com

"a dystopian nation, broken and shattered" seems like right where we are heading--if we aren't already there.

#4 | Posted by Gal_Tuesday at 2020-05-31 10:07 PM | Reply

Dallas had a curfew last night of 7 p.m. as well.

It was relatively quiet here though.

#5 | Posted by Sycophant at 2020-06-01 01:18 PM | Reply

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