pinboard June 4, 2020

  • Twitter
    RT @angie_rasmussen: So…about that pandemic that’s still going on. #COVID19 patients who are currently in the ICU were not infected at BLM protests. They were infected several weeks ago, right around the time that many of these states began reopening.
  • Twitter
    RT @GlennF: Huh, would you look at that. (Seattle claimed just days ago the police force had eliminated all its bias, etc., that had led to the consent degree.)
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    RT @AngelaMWilhelm: Asheville Police surround a medic station created by protesters as they stab water bottles with knives and tip over tables of medical supplies and food June 2, 2020. The medic team, made of EMTs and doctors, said the medical station was approved by the city. #avlnews
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    RT @ChrisMurphyCT: We cannot tolerate an American secret police.

    I will be introducing legislation to require uniformed federal officers performing any domestic security duties to clearly identify what military branch or agency they represent.

  • Twitter
    RT @nycsouthpaw: If you denounce the New York Times for publishing the alien space invader’s op-ed “Time to Kill You All,” then well I guess you just never wanted a *real* newspaper in the first place.
  • Twitter
    RT @franklinleonard: An extraordinary symbolic gesture that I hope is followed by public policy that reflects a substantive change in worldview.
  • Untitled (https://www.nytimes.com/2020/06/03/opinion/tom-cotton-protests-military.html)
    RT @nhannahjones: I’ll probably get in trouble for this, but to not say something would be immoral. As a black woman, as a journalist, as an American, I am deeply ashamed that we ran this.
  • Twitter
    RT @IsaacDovere: a comment from a member of the New York Times editorial board on today’s op-ed decision:
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    RT @lpolgreen: I spent some of the happiest and most productive years of my life working for the New York Times. So it is with love and sadness that I say: running this puts Black @nytimes staff – and many, many others – in danger.
  • Twitter
    RT @JimMFelton: America do you have any idea how insane this looks the outside
  • Prevent Expansion Of Facial Recognition Tech (Oppose AB 2261) | ACLU of Northern CA
    RT @Matt_Cagle: VICTORY: The California legislature just stopped a bill that would have expanded police & corporate face surveillance across the state. A massive civil rights coalition came together to stop this bill, which was backed by @Microsoft. #AB2261 More here:
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    RT @GarrettHaake: Shift change: National guard has been replaced with a different unit. One officer identified himself to protestors as being with “DOJ”, another said he was from California, and one has a Bureau of Prisons patch on his vest. No name plates.
  • Twitter
    RT @dylanmarron: This man started an account where he tweets exactly what the president tweets. He just got suspended.
  • Путин решил объявить федеральную ЧС из-за разлива топлива в Норильске :: Общество :: РБК
    RT @AlexKokcharov: #Russia declares federal #emergency over spillage of some 20,000 tons of oil products in rivers near #Norilsk, #Krasnoyarsk region:
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    RT @AlexKokcharov: #Russia declares federal #emergency over spillage of some 20,000 tons of oil products in rivers near #Norilsk, #Krasnoyarsk region:
  • Untitled (https://abc7news.com/man-killed-by-police-in-vallejo-had-a-hammer-not-a-gun/6229758/)
    RT @abc7newsbayarea: Vallejo police shot, killed 22-year-old on his knees after mistaking hammer for gun
  • Twitter
    RT @MichaelEMann: “There is a change in mindset taking place, a recognition that we can do better”
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    RT @bananafitz: Thought you were joking but nope there it is
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    RT @paleofuture: We’re almost certainly watching a power struggle play out in real time. Esper probably ordered the troops home and Trump probably wants them to say. I can’t think of any other plausible explanation for confusion around such a serious issue.
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    RT @alt_jabroni: Orange County, CA Sheriff’s deputy filmed wearing unauthorized right-wing patches on his vest during BLM demonstration in Costa Mesa, CA. Sheriff responds with concern that symbols have “multiple meanings” and institutes “re-briefing” of OCSD uniform policy.
  • Twitter
    RT @YAppelbaum: Perhaps the most extraordinary a former Cabinet member has ever said about the president who appointed him:
  • James Mattis Denounces Trump as Threat to Constitution – The Atlantic
    RT @YAppelbaum: Perhaps the most extraordinary a former Cabinet member has ever said about the president who appointed him:

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