Saturday, September 5, 2020

BREAKING: New York attorney general moves to empanel a grand jury in the death of Daniel Prude, a Black man who was hooded and held down by police in Rochester.

Congresswoman blocked from touring mail facility by Postal Service police

Despite Zuckerberg's claims that Facebook had removed a militia event where people discussed gathering in Kenosha to shoot and kill protesters, Facebook never took any such action. The event was taken down by the militia group after two people were killed.

Soldier's widow says Trump couldn't remember her husband's name. From 2017.

Tallahassee @TallyPD arresting protestors for “unlawful assembly” today in front of state Capitol. The man who pulled gun last week at this location on BLM protestors was not charged as police said was self defense

188,000 dead of coronavirus, enhanced unemployment has expired and the president golfs.

Oh the humanity!

At least four boats sank at an event promoted as a Trump Boat Parade on Lake Travis in Texas on Saturday, the authorities said.

Americans #RespectOurVets and revere our war dead as heroes. Anyone who understands and values the meaning of loyalty, duty, and service to a cause greater than oneself gets that. – Normandy, for the D-Day 75th Anniversary in June 2019.

Probably shouldn’t have talked shit about the military if that’s his plan

Interesting comment from a confirmed Russian government propaganda arm We’ve hit the point where Russia is comfortable openly threatening Americans to not tell the truth, suggesting this admin has and will punish those who do@realDonaldTrump’s compromise threatens our nation

Fox's Jennifer Griffin: "My sources are not anonymous to me and I doubt they are anonymous [to] the president."

The Telegraph has been leaked details of notes made during seven high level UK-US meetings. They show Boris Johnson privately told US diplomats Trump was “making America great again”. Also wild May-Trump conversations. Thread with the quotes...

Trump’s new COVID-19 adviser cornered on CNN for pushing ‘herd immunity’ that could lead to more deaths

Trump folds like a cheap suit and reverses decision to close Stars and Stripes, the military's historic independent newspaper.

President Trump declines to condemn Russia over the poisoning of opposition leader Alexey Navalny

Hey, MAGA. Trump calls troops that die in battle "Suckers" and "Losers". When he orders you to come to his rallies and not wear a mask, what do you think that makes you?

Rush Limbaugh claims Atlantic report of Trump disrespecting fallen troops is a plot to distract from “the Pelosi hair salon story” “They had to do something to change the subject”h

He doesn't protect them. He doesn't respect them. He's a disgrace

He's determined to confirm it all.

President Trump has arrived at his golf course in Virginia. He has no public events scheduled all weekend.

Reminder: Trump spent the Vietnam years riding around in the back of his daddy’s limo (pretending it was his) snorting cocaine and sexually assaulting women.

For those of you that don't watch Fox News.

Making a false 911 call based on someone's race is now a crime in New Jersey

Donald Trump’s disdain for prisoners of war is well documented. His denials are simply absurd.

In Belarus, Torture Allegations Dog Lukashenko as He Tries to Hold On to Power

Students are protesting at the Campus of Belarus State University. They are singing popular rock song about the youth fighting for freedom.

Calls to boycott “Mulan” from supporters of the Hong Kong protests reignited on Friday as the film was released, reviving a campaign that began last year after its star, Liu Yifei, voiced support for the city’s police.

There are some things you can no longer freely say in Hong Kong. Or write. Or tweet. Or draw. Or sing.

Tech workers are fleeing Belarus as Lukashenko arrests opposition leaders and turns to Putin

The poisoning of Alexei Navalny will actually make life harder for Vladimir Putin

Asked about Bill Barr's claim that China is the biggest threat to the election, Biden responds that that's "not consistent with the intelligence I've received." Says the country "working the hardest, most consistently, has never let up" to interfere in 2020 is Russia.

1/9 I am a veteran. I volunteered for military service during wartime. So did my father. His generation saved the world from fascism. — Sully Sullenberger

Earlier this summer Trump made West Point Cadets be recalled to NY from all over the country during a deadly pandemic and quarantine for two weeks so he could deliver the commencement address in person. Then he got so high he couldn’t lift a glass of water.

Trump has lost the Intelligence Community. He has lost the State Department. He has lost the military. How can he continue to serve as our Commander in Chief ?

What’s up with his eyes here?

DJTJ with the normal totally not stoned looking eyes

President Trump has directed the Office of Management and Budget to crack down on federal agencies' anti-racism training sessions, calling them “anti-American propaganda.” Trump has rejected any notion of systemic racism in policing and American culture.

How many people who interact with Trump are recording him these days?

For years, Fox News has worked to discredit work of other news orgs that have reported damning info about Trump. But on Friday, something else happened: Fox turned a skeptical eye toward reporting from its own correspondent.

Donald Trump calls The Atlantic a "second-rate" magazine, a "third-rate" magazine, and a "failing" magazine. I call it America's best magazine. Who is right? Subscribe now and find out

This vet story has legs. He can’t talk his way out of it. And I believe this was leaked by design. The GOP wants him to resign

Trump believes troops who go missing in action are not worth finding: Former administration official

"Losers" and "suckers", France, 1944:

It was a practice in Live TV since 2007 to set aside part of your invited audience for returning and wonded Vets. The was true from Super Bowl to VMA’s. ‘Celebrity Apprentice’ never invited Vets, the seats were given to Russian biz contacts of Trump Family. @realDonaldTrump

"When I was wounded, my crew thought that I was dead... but they risked their lives to retrieve my body... And only then did they discover that I was still alive. It was because these men and women stand up for the values that they fight for"

Have you ever seen an outlet work so hard to undermine / discredit its own reporting?