More Charges over George Floyd Death

I was happy to read this morning that the other officers with Chauvin are being indicted for violation George Floyd’s civil rights, and aiding and abetting second-degree murder & manslaughter. (Justice Dept. charges ex-Minneapolis police officers with violating George Floyd’s civil rights) Good. They are every bit as culpable, helping to restrain Floyd unnecessarily and … More More Charges over George Floyd Death

Why Aren’t Democrats Talking about the Capitol Riots More?

Originally posted on Liberal Takes:
It is the end of April 2021, and it seems as though coverage of the Capitol Riots has stopped being newsworthy. Where is Congress? Why in the hell aren’t they making this into a more significant issue? The lawyer for?Syracuse “Proud Boy”?Matthew Greene blames Trump’s rhetoric. Why aren’t the Democrats…

The Biggest Side Effect Of Vaccination: A Sense Of Relief — Nick Rafter Writes

They Say ‘Nothing Changes’ After You’re Vaccinated, But For Me, Everything Changed It felt like a hangover. The day after I got my second Pfizer shot last Thursday at Aqueduct Racetrack in Queens, I didn’t work and slept in, sleeping until almost 3 p.m. I felt like I had been pounding tequila shots all night, […] … More The Biggest Side Effect Of Vaccination: A Sense Of Relief — Nick Rafter Writes

Black Lives Matter: When will US police understand? — Blogger’s World!

Looks like the US police will never understand that Black lives matter, even after what the country went through following the 2020 murder of George Floyd. A white police officer has now been taken into custody for shooting a young Black motorist to death during a traffic stop in a Minneapolis suburb. The fatal shooting […] … More Black Lives Matter: When will US police understand? — Blogger’s World!

Anti-Transgender Laws — Liberal Takes

While Democrats are focused on common sense gun control, voting rights, and the American Jobs Plan, Republicans are unfortunately focused on making this a record-breaking year for anti-transgender laws, which will affect minors the most. Thirty-three states have introduced 117 laws that are making their way through state legislatures that specifically target the transgender community. […] … More Anti-Transgender Laws — Liberal Takes

Guilty

Chauvin is guilty on all three counts. This is accountability for George Floyd’s murder. This verdict demonstrates that there is, at long last, a line past which police cannot go. But that line is too far, and it has taken far too long to find it. Accountability in this one case is not justice in … More Guilty