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March 29, 2021

Reminder:It was RightWing extremists lighting fires, shooting up buildings

under the cover of the Floyd protests. They knew BLM would be blamed. Most media and most of the public have been conditioned to believe the violence was BLM and Antifa. ALWAYS correct the record.
A far-right extremist has been accused of opening fire on Minneapolis' third police precinct and sparking violence during May's George Floyd protests.

Ivan Harrison Hunter, a 26-year-old from Texas, was charged Friday with one count of interstate travel to participate in a riot. An admitted member of the "Boogaloo Bois," Hunter opened fire on the precinct and later looted it and helped set it on fire, the FBI said in a sworn affidavit released Friday.

....police precinct....became the center of protests against police violence that devolved into the destruction of the precinct and buildings around it. Hunter is one of several far-right extremists accused of intentionally ramping up that violence. Armed with a mask and tactical gear, Hunter fired 13 rounds at the precinct while officers were inside and ran away shouting "Justice for Floyd," the FBI alleges. He later bragged about "help[ing] the community burn down that police station" on Facebook.

Hunter admitted he was member of the Boogaloo movement, a collection of far-right, anti-government extremists intent on sparking a second civil war. He was in contact with other self-described Boogaloo Bois who arranged a trip to Minneapolis. He also texted with Steven Carrillo, another Boogaloo member who later shot and killed a sheriff's deputy in California.




March 22, 2021

Putin would certainly prefer that to be believed

by the American wing he manipulates through the GOP.

March 21, 2021

I hope Biden stops acting like his foot's OK and goes back to wearing his walking boot.

Biden’s injury at end of November included a hairline fracture. It is not unusual for a fracture in the foot to take up to 6months to heal. He has been far too active for that type of injury, IMO, and I notice his limp has been more pronounced.

Biden doesn’t need to give a shyt what any RW rag thinks about putting that boot back on, but, he does need to heal properly this time.


March 1, 2021

Illinois Gov Pritzker donates $2.5mil to Dem Party of Wisconsin


The inside story on the top Illinois political donors: the who’s who of Biden’s fundraisers

With a donation of $2,525,000, Illinois Gov. J.B. Pritzker is one of the top contributors to the Democratic Party of Wisconsin.
March 1, 2021

Dan Pritzker donated proceeds from Jerry Garcia's guitar to Southern Poverty Law Center

Jerry Garcia’s guitar fetches $1.9M
May 31, 2017

NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on auction of Jerry Garcia’s guitar (all times local):

A guitar that Jerry Garcia played everywhere from San Francisco’s Winterland Ballroom to Egypt’s Great Pyramids fetched over $1.9 million at an auction in New York.

The Grateful Dead frontman’s guitar — named Wolf — was purchased at a charity auction in Brooklyn Wednesday night. The proceeds are earmarked for the Montgomery, Alabama-based Southern Poverty Law Center.

The guitar was owned by devoted Deadhead Daniel Pritzker. The philanthropist, musician and film director bought it in 2002 at Guernsey’s for $790,000.

March 1, 2021

JB Pritzker signs measure limiting cost of insulin.


Saying ‘diabetes doesn’t discriminate,’ Gov. J.B. Pritzker signs measure limiting out-of-pocket cost of insulin to $100 for 30-day supply
March 1, 2021

JB Pritzker ends Illinois cash bail system that disproportionately hurt poor


Illinois Becomes First State to Eliminate Cash Bail
Gov. J.B. Pritzker signed a law that he said would end a system that disproportionately hurts the poor and favors wealthier defendants.
February 11, 2021

Senate Republicans siding with Trump are hopelessly evil. They applaud wrong

as they oppose everything right and good.

They do not deserve benefit of the doubt.

Their evil needs to be pointed out every day.

They do not love this country or its people.

This isn’t just a political difference. They are psychopaths.

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