Commos Bite Back! By James Reed

     It seems mighty suspicious, that just after, in fact before the conclusion of the Wuhan flu episode, America is in flames from riots, caused by communist groups. All coincidence? Where does our great trading partner fit into this, if at all? This will require further investigation. But for now:

““This is way bigger than Antifa. These are the shock troops, but there are 20 or more communist groups operating freely in the United States who engage in what they refer to as ‘anti-fascist’ militant action.” – Trevor Loudon, May 31, 2020

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Urban Terrorists and Food Supply By Chris Knight

     Given that Trump has no manhood left, his brain destroyed by listening to Jared, it may be up to truckies to bring the sieges to a hold, as they starve them out.

“A majority of truckers are vowing to halt deliveries to cities that defund or disband their police departments, according to a recent poll. Seventy-nine percent of truck drivers said they felt their safety would be at risk if they had to deliver to a city with a disbanded police department, according to CDL News, a website for the commercial trucking industry. Long-haul truck drivers have been on the front lines of the coronavirus pandemic for the past year due to stay-at-home orders requiring most Americans to buy their goods online, and have had to deal with protests. Now many truckers are worried about going to places such as Minneapolis, Minnesota, where their city council president reportedly planned to dismantle their police department following the death of George Floyd. CDL News asked drivers on its app to explain their reasoning for not delivering to these cities. “I will not deliver to an area with a disbanded police department. My life matter and I do this for my family. We are already at the mercy of these towns and cities with laws and hate against us for parking, getting a meal or even using a restroom,” one driver responded. “Simple. We may not like it all the time, but laws and order is necessary,” another driver said. Truck driving has historically been ranked as one of the most dangerous jobs in the U.S.”

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Kneeling before the New Masters By Chris Knight

     The cult of kneeling, forced upon whites, is a bit like jail rape, designed to demoralise and put one in one’s supposed place.

“An NYPD lieutenant who joined protesters in taking a knee as they took to the streets to demand an end to police brutality following the death of George Floyd now says he regrets the symbolic gesture. In an email obtained by NBC New York, Lt. Robert Cattani of the Midtown South Precinct on June 3 apologized to his colleagues, saying he had trouble sleeping since he "made a horrible decision to give into a crowd of protesters demands and kneeled alongside several other officers." For two straight weeks, thousands of New Yorkers have marched in honor of Floyd, a Black man who was killed after a police officer in Minneapolis kneeled on his neck for nearly nine minutes. Protesters across the city, and across the world, kneeled and raised their fists to advocate for racial justice in the days following the initial lack of charges against officer Derek Chauvin and other cops who were there. Even NYPD Chief of Department Terrance Monahan joined protesters in taking a knee. Although most people in the crowds cheer when cops joined them in solidarity, some have criticized the action as a publicity stunt because they'd rather see changes in policy. In the email to his coworkers, Cattani said the action “goes against every principle and value that I stand for." The Post first reported on the email.”

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Civil War on Steroids; America’s Future By Charles Taylor

     Here is a shocking video about the cannibal warlords of Liberia, which could well be relevant to the future of the West, the coming anarchy:

     Not today, but tomorrow, given “business” as usual.

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The Revolution from Above By Charles Taylor

     With the support by the system for the protests, no matter what they do, burning. looting sieging city blocks, while any whites who make the slightest squeak get squashed, we see the utter evil of the system.

“A leading Democratic candidate in a closely watched House race brushed off looting and arson that occurred during nationwide unrest during protests about racism and police brutality sparked by the death of George Floyd. “What the hell you got snipers on the roof for in a peaceful march? Even if people loot, so what? Burn it to the ground, you know, if that’s what it’s going to take to fix our nation,” retired Air Force Col. Kim Olson said during a live digital event on Tuesday, shown in a clip obtained by the Washington Examiner. “I don’t think people want me to say that,” added Olson, a Democratic candidate in Texas’s 24th Congressional District, which covers much of the suburban area in between Fort Worth and Dallas.”

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The End of Police; Anarcho-Tyranny Rides Again By Charles Taylor

     The take over of city blocks by urban terrorists is being celebrated by the mainstream media, who ignore the fact that that a diverse people’s democracy is soon replaced by the rule of warlords, as we have seen in Africa, and has occurred in the Seattle siege, or is it just secessionism? Along with a sympathy for defunding police, and putting pressure on cops to resign, we will see a situation develop much like the white farm killings in South Africa, where a soft white population, weak like bunny rabbits, or fluffy chicks, will be subjected to predation.

“Rayshard Brooks had fallen asleep in his vehicle at a Wendy’s drive-through. He was shot after grabbing a Taser from an officer, the authorities said, prompting fresh unrest in the city. Less than 24 hours after a white police officer shot and killed an African-American man outside a fast-food restaurant, Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms of Atlanta announced on Saturday that the city’s police chief had resigned. Early on Sunday morning, Sgt. John Chafee, a spokesman for the Atlanta Police Department, said the officer who shot the man had been fired. The shooting left many in the city once again incensed by the death of another black man at the hands of the police — and nervous about the potential for more destructive flare-ups. By Saturday night, protesters had blocked roads and an interstate near the restaurant, a Wendy’s, and apparently set it on fire, according to news reports, with police firing tear gas and flash grenades to try to disperse the crowd.”

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Tyranny in Chaz/ Chop, but Trump Goes After Police Instead By Charles Taylor

    Rather than defend the rights of US citizens and uphold the rule of law, the president of disgrace, Donald Duck, has instead caved into the Left, which is all he seems to do, and signed an Executive Order to address police misconduct. I wonder how the MAGA true believers can put up with all of this? Surely there should be vocal protests at his rallies, can someone call him out?  The occupied territory of Chaz is now called Chop, which is a better depiction:

“Seattle residents living in what now is the Capitol Hill Autonomous Zone (CHAZ) have told reporters that the Antifa and Black Lives Matter are taking away people’s rights and causing a surge in crime in the area because of their “police-free zone” policies. Shelby Talcott, a journalist working for The Daily Caller, told Fox News anchor Martha MacCallum on June 12 that people living inside CHAZ are not very happy about the way the zone is being governed. According to Talcott, many residents in CHAZ also do not agree with Solomon “Raz” Simone appointing himself as the occupied zone’s “warlord.” Talcott also interviewed armed CHAZ border guards who said that the rapper’s vision for CHAZ conflicts with the majority living inside the zone wants. During her appearance in Fox, Talcott shared an interview with a resident known only by the name Brandon, out of fear of retaliation from members of CHAZ. During the interview, Brandon said: “You can see for yourself, you can see that we don’t have the right to vote for stuff here anymore.” “You can see the demands when they say that we want the pensions away from every police officer in Seattle. They took our rights away. That’s not okay. It’s not political. It’s just not okay.” “This is stunning,” replied MacCallum. “This is a citizen in Seattle who obviously doesn’t feel safe enough to even have his face revealed to say that he just misses order in his community.” Talcott further stated that Brandon had previously spoken out about his concerns, but he was subsequently threatened because of his comments, forcing him to back down. She added that Brandon was, like many other residents living in and near CHAZ, fearful for his personal safety, especially since rioters bang on his gates every night and gunshots can be heard throughout the evening. “This is a residential area they have taken over, and not everyone is on board,” she added.”

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India/China War; Not If, but When By James Reed

     They just don’t like each other, they have a disputed border and nuclear weapons that they could use, not being weak white liberals. There are already dead, and plenty of reason to go to war right now to kick off the apocalypse in style:

“As if we didn’t have enough already going on in 2020, now we are facing the possibility that several regional wars may erupt.  China and India had both been pouring troops into a disputed border region, and now there has been an incident where they were actually killing each other.  On the Korean peninsula, North Korea just blew up “a joint liaison office” that it had used for talks with the South Korean government.  And in the Middle East, Turkey is warning of grave consequences if Israel goes ahead with a plan to annex portions of Judea and Samaria.  If a major regional war erupts at even one of these flashpoints, it will be another devastating blow for a global economy that is already imploding, and there is a very strong probability that the U.S. and other major western powers could be drawn into the conflict. Both nations had sent substantial contingents of troops to an area of the border that has long been disputed, and a meeting that was supposed to defuse tensions actually resulted in soldiers killing one another… Chinese state media described the incident Monday night in the Galwan River valley where both countries have deployed troops in recent weeks as “the most serious clash between Chinese and Indian soldiers so far,” confirming casualties but offering no further details about them. Indian government sources speaking on the condition of anonymity told The Times of India that 20 Indian army personnel had died in the fighting. American intelligence believes 35 Chinese troops died, including one senior officer, a source familiar with that assessment tells U.S. News. The incident took place during a meeting in the mountainous region between the two sides – both of which had agreed to disarm – to determine how the two militaries would safely withdraw their presences from the region. This is the very first time in decades that Chinese and Indian troops have killed each other, and apparently very little shooting was involved… The meeting grew tense and resulted in a physical confrontation between the troops. According to the assessment, all of the casualties were from the use of batons and knives and from falls from the steep topography, the source says. That sounds like a scene from an overly gory Hollywood war movie, but reportedly this actually happened. Hopefully the leaders of the two nations will be able to cool tensions for a while, but the Chinese have a very long history of very bitter border disputes with their neighbors, and without a doubt China will continue to make attempts to exercise sovereignty over this area.”

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Universities Need to Follow the Lead of Oxford By James Reed

     Oxford University, a world leader in scholarship and research is also a leader in social justice politics as well, and is dealing with the intrinsic racism in the grading system against Black and other students:

“Oxford University students who feel the 'traumatic effect of the brutality' of George Floyd's death made them do worse in exams can apply for mitigating circumstances considerations. The announcement by vice-Chancellor professor Louise Richardson followed pressure from campaigners at the university who claim the horrific video of Floyd's last moments had a lasting impact on black students. Floyd was killed when white police officer Derek Chauvin pressed his knee into his neck for eight minutes and 46 seconds despite his desperate pleas that he 'can't breathe'. Professor Richardson said the manner of Floyd's death was a 'manifestation of institutionalised racism' in the letter signed by 35 college principals, The Daily Telegraph reports. Students should inform the university should they 'feel their performance has been affected', she added. University staff are also being urged to 'reach out to any black students who may be experiencing difficulty at this time', the letter said. It added: 'The university has, as Britain does, a history that is marked by colonialism and imperialism. The recent protests have also brought a renewed focus on this era of Oxford's history.'”

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The Great Surrender of the West By Chris Knight

     A new politically correct nation, Chaz, has been formed, which has a fence and borders that are defended. No, immigrants, mainly whites, are not freely allowed, there are borders guarded by gunmen. It is BLM in Seattle, now run by a real warlord, giving us an image of what he future holds! And the mainstream media calls this a “festive scene.” Of course, these liberal bleeding hearts do not live there; they are the type that have shaved their heads to atone for the sin of white privilege, in acts of virtue signalling, while having great well-paying jobs.

“Seattle’s hard-Left secessionist movement has claimed its first territory: six blocks in the Capitol Hill neighborhood. For the past week, Black Lives Matter and Antifa-affiliated activists have engaged in a pitched battle with Seattle police officers and National Guard soldiers in the neighborhood, with the heaviest conflict occurring at the intersection of 11th and Pike, where law enforcement had constructed a barricade to defend the Seattle Police East Precinct building. Hoping to break through the barricade, protesters attacked officers with bricks, bottles, rocks, and improvised explosive devices, sending some officers to the hospital. At the same time, activists circulated videos of the conflict and accused the police of brutality, demanding that the city cease using teargas and other anti-riot techniques. Then, in a stunning turn of events, the City of Seattle made the decision to abandon the East Precinct and surrender the neighborhood to the protesters. “This is an exercise in trust and de-escalation,” explained Chief Carmen Best. Officers and National Guardsmen emptied out the facility, boarded it up, and retreated. Immediately afterward, Black Lives Matter protesters, Antifa black shirts, and armed members of the hard-Left John Brown Gun Club seized control of the neighborhood, moved the barricades into a defensive position, and declared it the Capitol Hill Autonomous Zone—even putting up a cardboard sign at the barricades declaring “you are now leaving the USA.”

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Capitol Hill Autonomous Zone (CHAZ); Secessionism USA By Chris Knight

     Commentators are now speaking of the Seattle siege, as a secession, and part of an evolving revolution. The situation involves war lords breaking the rule of law, and getting away from it because of the political correctness of liberals, and the higher elites, who have their own globo-commo agenda.

“Police have been unable to respond to “rapes, robberies, and all sorts of violent acts” occurring in Seattle’s East Precinct, which authorities abandoned on Monday, leaving the area in the hands of activists who set up their own police-free “Capitol Hill Autonomous Zone” (CHAZ), Seattle Police Chief Carmen Best said Thursday. The police chief is now working on a plan to reopen the precinct, telling reporters calls for service “have more than tripled.” “These are responses to emergency calls — rapes, robberies, and all sorts of violent acts that have been occurring in the area that we’re not able to get to,” she said. Emergency response times in the area have tripled, she noted, going from just over five minutes to 18 minutes. “If that is your mother, your sister, your cousin, your neighbor’s kid that is being raped, robbed assaulted (or) otherwise victimized, you’re not going to want to have to report that it took the police three times longer to get there to provide services to them,” Best said. “It was never an option to have residents of the precinct, many of whom are members of our most marginalized communities by the way, waiting for an extra length of time for an officer to arrive to a violent crime in progress,” she stated.”

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The Future (of National destruction) Is In Our Youth By Chris Knight

     I was dismayed to read these poll results, indicating that almost 2 in 3 young Americans support the riots, arson, burning America down. But, will they support collapse, social breakdown, no food and water, no internet, and mass deaths in the cities? Perhaps, stranger things have happened, as after all, this is end times in clown world:

“As reported by Campus Reform, a new Monmouth University poll reveals that some Americans support even the more radical actions of protesters, which include vandalism, arson, and looting. In particular, young Americans aged 18 to 34 had a more positive impression of the protesters’ actions. This poll asked respondents if they were aware of “the protests across the country, including the burning of a police precinct in Minneapolis, in reaction to a recent incident where a black man died when a police officer kneeled on his neck.” Then, it asked them “Given what happened, do you think the actions of the protestors were fully justified, partially justified, or not at all justified?” So, this question was not asking respondents about peaceful protesters, but about the actions of “protesters” including the burning of a police station — which many would deem violent rioting, not protesting. Even with the burning of a police station included in the question’s framing, 22% of young Americans said they thought these actions were “fully justified,” and 40% said they were “partially justified.” This means that almost 2 in 3 young people said they at least partially support violent protesting that includes arson. This comes after the prominent young progressive Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez subtly encouraged protesters, and possibly rioters, with social media posts telling “protesters” to bring “heat-resistant gloves,” “cover up identifying tattoos,” and wear “nondescript clothing.”

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Auto-Cannibalism: Symbol of the West? By Charles Taylor

     This story is about a white man who died in police custody. So oppressed was he that he began eating himself, literally. Should we whites now go out and loot, burn down shops, and grab entire blocks, declaring them territory of socialism? Who is in favour of nihilism and the end of the world as we know it?

“A half-naked man who appeared to bite off pieces of his arms and spit flesh on the ground died in custody early Tuesday, the Redding Police Department said. Five officers were placed on administrative leave after his death. The call began at 1:09 a.m. in the Americana Modern Motel in the 1200 block of Market Street. Police responded to a 911 call reporting a woman heard screaming at the motel and a “possible domestic disturbance,” the department said in a social media post. Officers found a man at the motel on a second story balcony who was bleeding from his arm and had taken off his pants and underwear. Police described the man as a “heavyset white male adult, in excess of 400 lbs.” After communicating with the man, he came down from the balcony to the parking lot, and in video of the incident it appears that he begins to walk toward the officers before a loud pop is heard. The man then turns and appears to take bites of his left arm and scratches as his face before spitting. He then falls to the ground. The Shasta County Coroner’s Office identified the man as Morgan James Davis, 37, of Cottonwood. His autopsy is pending. In the news release, police said Davis “feigned a charge at the officers, retreated, and began biting his own arm, tearing into his skin, and spitting chunks of flesh on the ground.”

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A difficult but long overdue conversation

     Much of the media had left by the time I arrived in Minneapolis to cover the uprising that followed the murder of George Floyd and sparked unprecedented protests across the country. Buildings were no longer ablaze, and the media turned their attention elsewhere. But I wasn’t there to cover fires. I came to document the mutual aid that grew out of the uprising, and there was plenty to be found. A hotel was converted into a shelter for the houseless displaced by the uprising in just a matter of days. Free food markets were everywhere, staffed by cheerful neighbors and volunteers. A community was finally having a difficult but long overdue conversation about gentrification and race. Minneapolis can teach us a lot about where to go next. At Truthout, I can bring you such stories unfiltered, even after the rest of the media has turned its eyes elsewhere. But I can only do this with the support of our community of readers. Today is the first day of our June fundraiser and we have less than two weeks to raise $50,000. Can I count on you to make a small investment in our work?

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Would Defunding the UK Police Really be So Bad? By Richard Miller

     While I do not particularly like the following site,,  they do have good graphics/photos, that tell a story, better than words, usually. So, it is worth a look to see the level of craziness that the mainstream media embrace.

“Watching the coverage of the "Football Lads" march in London yesterday was like taking a crash course in North Korean propaganda. Unlike last week when they faced violent BLM protesters, the police this time kitted themselves out in helmets and riot gear, with truncheons, mace, etc., and then acted provocatively towards the patriotic football supporters who had come to London to protect the statues vandalised by BLM supporters last week. Last week: In any confrontations between patriots and BLM/antifa, the police made sure to police the patriots to stop them defending themselves, while turning a blind eye to any violence by Leftists. Elsewhere gangs of BLM thugs roamed the streets looking for isolated Whites to attack. This was then reported as "thuggish Right-wing violence."

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Whoa! The George Floyd False Flag Conspiracy! By Chris Knight

     Let me state from the beginning, that I do believe that George Floyd was killed, that the police everywhere are pretty much a force that needs investigation and control, but that the protesters are a much greater threat than the forces of state anarcho-tyranny. That said, let it rip Boris, I mean Mike Adams:

“We have now confirmed that the Obama Foundation was tweeting about George Floyd on May 17th, more than a week before the day Floyd was reportedly killed by police in an act of violence that sparked the worldwide riots we’re all witnessing. George Floyd was killed on May 25th. So what was the Obama Foundation doing tweeting about Floyd on May 17th, when nobody knew who he was? UPDATE: Some people are saying that Twitter retroactively alters images from the history of your timeline when the source URL changes its image. However, what investigators have already confirmed is that the Twitter URL validator was used by the Obama Foundation to validate this image on May 17th, in advance of releasing it publicly. Thus, the image was VALIDATED more than a week before Floyd’s claimed death. This, combined with the new video analysis that claims George Floyd’s death was faked using crisis actors, raise serious questions about the authenticity of this event, which appears to have been planned and carried out for political purposes, right in time for the 2020 election. The Obama Foundation Twitter picture is only a tiny fragment in the larger picture that is now emerging of a pre-planned false flag event. The answer, of course, is that the whole thing was planned in advance. Just like on 9/11 when the media was reporting that the WTC 7 building had collapsed even while it was still standing in the frame directly behind them, it looks like the Obama Foundation got its wires crossed and accidentally started tweeting about George Floyd a week in advance. Once the first tweet accidentally went out, they couldn’t delete it without raising suspicion about it, so they just left it up and are relying on Big Tech’s censorship to make sure nobody learns the truth that this was all planned in advanced and rigged as public theater. In fact, there is growing evidence that George Floyd isn’t even dead. We’ll cover more on that later. We’ve already documented the fact that actors are now posing as cops as part of a rioting psyop (psychological operation) that’s being used to brainwash more people into supporting the communist uprising. YouTube is now banning all videos that discuss the Obama Foundation tweet about George Floyd on May 17th, and Facebook has made sure that no one can share any link from as a further suppression of truthful, independent reporting.”

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BLM Shut Down STEM! By Brian Simpson

  The scientific journals, Nature and Science were shut down for a day, because … because …white privilege!

“Radical activists persuaded top science journals to stop work on June 10 and to validate their claims of “white supremacy” throughout the American science sector. The willingness of top scientists to submit to the radicals’ half-disguised political goals is a dangerous failure, said Bret Weinstein, a biologist and a champion for free speech. In a June 10 broadcast on YouTube, he argued thas the radicals will use the one-day June 10 concession to demand more damaging concessions from science, he said, adding: If you think you’re helping black people by “Shutting Down STEM!,” you have not understood what’s going on. Science is the key to avoiding bias. It is the key to escaping oppression. It is the key to discovering what it is about our system that is systematically biased, and to eliminate it. So you are doing black people no favor by challenging that mechanism. Scientists should reject the political pressure, he said: The question is, do you have the intelligence to see where we are? And do you have the fortitude to stand up to this nonsense and say, “No, I won’t be a party to it.” And if you do, then, welcome. Weinstein’s response came after a small group of black academics and scientists used the emotional wave caused by the police death of George Floyd to demand that science be reorganized to help black Americans in science. The group pushed the hashtag #ShutDownSTEM. One of the manifestos demanded that the goal of “justice” be prioritized above scientists’ discovery of objective reality: We must confront the institutional barriers to justice for Black people in academia and beyond, challenge the notion of the meritocracy whereby “objective and neutral” criteria infused with systemic racism are used to exclude Black people from physics and other academic disciplines, and rebuild our institutions and collaborations in a way that is just and equitable … Every single institution around the world can and should get involved in this work. Another manifesto portrayed all scientists who put science first are racists: “Unless you engage directly with eliminating racism, you are perpetuating it.”

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What a Joke the Lock-Down has Been … And, the Joke is On Us! By Bill Wallace

     A woman walking down the street with her child, going home during the lock down period, gets hassled by police, as part of the lock-down freak-out:

But, left wingers are free to get together, abandon social distancing, to make their “whites are evil racists” protests. Well, what can one say about a system like that? I would not want my sons, or daughter for that matter, defending a “nation” like this. Personal and family tribal defence, yes, but the so-called wider society? Forget it! What did all those boys die for in the two great wars?

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The Shaker Sees the Great Shake A Comin’ By Peter Ewer

     I am going to need to keep a close eye on the Shaker, who really seems to be something of an intellectual mover and shaker:

“For a society, any society, to function a number of factors that make up the social contract need to be present.  The exact list that make up these factors will depend on each individual country, but they would typically include some kind of social consensus, the acceptance by most people of the legitimacy of the government and its institutions, often a unifying ideology or, at least, common values, the presence of a stable middle-class, the reasonable hope for a functioning “social life”, educational institutions etc.  Finally, and cynically, it always helps the ruling elites if they can provide enough circuses (TV) and bread (food) to most citizens.  This is even true of so-called authoritarian/totalitarian societies which, contrary to the liberal myth, typically do enjoy the support of a large segment of the population (if only because these regimes are often more capable of providing for the basic needs of society). Right now, I would argue that the US government has almost completely lost its ability to deliver any of those factors, or act to repair the broken social contract.  In fact, what we can observe is the exact opposite: the US society is highly divided, as is the US ruling class (which is even more important).  Not only that, but ever since the election of Trump, all the vociferous Trump-haters have been undermining the legitimacy not only of Trump himself, but of the political system which made his election possible.  I have been saying that for years: by saying “not my President” the Trump-haters have de-legitimized not only Trump personally, but also de-legitimized the Executive branch as such.

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No Need to Defund Police, Just Keep Up the Anarcho-Tyrannical Decay! By Chris Knight (Florida)

     There goes the Minneapolis police department; whatever the antifa terrorists want, they get:

“The Minneapolis city council has pledged to disband the city’s police department and replace it with a new system of public safety, a historic move that comes as calls to defund law enforcement are sweeping the US.
Speaking at a community rally on Sunday, a veto-proof majority of councilmembers declared their intent to “dismantle” and “abolish” the embattled police agency responsible for George Floyd’s death – and build an alternative model of community-led safety. The decision is a direct response to the massive protests that have taken over American cities in the last two weeks, and is a major victory for abolitionist activists who have long fought to disband police and prisons. “In Minneapolis and in cities across the US, it is clear that our system of policing is not keeping our communities safe,” said Lisa Bender, the Minneapolis city council president, at the event. “Our efforts at incremental reform have failed, period. Our commitment is to do what’s necessary to keep every single member of our community safe and to tell the truth: that the Minneapolis police are not doing that. Our commitment is to end policing as we know it and to recreate systems of public safety that actually keep us safe.” Nine councilmembers announced their support and represent a supermajority on the twelve-person council, meaning the mayor, who earlier this weekend opposed disbanding the department, cannot override them. The remaining three councilmembers are broadly supportive of the effort as well, but weren’t ready to sign on, activists said. While the mayor has oversight over the police, the city council has authority over the budget and policy, and could work to dismantle the department through cuts and ordinances. The formal effort to abolish a major-city police department in America and replace it with a different model of safety would have been unthinkable even weeks ago and is a testament to the impact of the protests that began with Floyd’s death on 25 May.”

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