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I am a Brit. I am a working class child of the troubles in Belfast who now lives a life of privilege. I am an anti-racist, progressive monster for truth. If I fail in being that monster, call me out....

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He can and most assuredly will try to stoke up a race war.

This morning Trump tweeted ‘you start looting we start shooting’ – and with this he played straight into one of the white privileged instincts of the out of control looting ‘scary black folks’ coming to get them, and that only he can save them from such a terrible fate. When he says that the DoJ and the FBI are going to get to the bottom of the murder of George Floyd it is the exact opposite of what he wants. He will use those tools at his disposal to delay any kind of investigation or sense of justice being delivered. You can see that from the press conference yesterday which did not give any concrete actions and had an utter lack of urgency surrounding it, even as Minneapolis burns. If he can he will play this straight through to November. He cannot use Covid-19 as a re-election tool, he cannot use the economy as a re-election tool. BUT he can and most assuredly will try stoke up a race war. Vote for me to save you from the ‘scary black man’ bogey. He will do this irrespective of the deepening divisions that have been cratered by his administration because at heart he really is a white supremacist for whom black lives really do not matter, and he knows for part of America, this is also a fundamental truth.

This is going to be a bumpy ride.

MLK: A riot is the language of the unheard.

https://twitter.com/OfficialMLK3/status/1266040838628560898

As my father explained during his lifetime, a riot is the language of the unheard.


Exactly this. More will happen. It is inevitable. Kill a black man through a modern day lynching at a time when people are also suffering hard because of a white supremacist administrations policies during a really shitty time for the most marginalised - people are going to get the to the point of burn it down, because why the fuck should they try and hold up a leadership who condones violence against them, and who does not care if they live or die.

Joe Biden reacts as US coronavirus death toll passes 100,000



BMy fellow Americans, there are moments in our history so grim, so heart-rending, that they're forever fixed in each of our hearts. Our shared grief today is one of those moments .100,000 lives have now been lost to this virus here in the United States alone, each one leaving behind a family that will never again be whole.

I think I know what you're feeling. You feel like you're being sucked into a black hole in the middle of your chest. It's suffocating. Your heart is broken. There's nothing but a feeling of emptiness right now. For most of you, you weren't able to be there when you lost your beloved family member or best friend. For most of you, you were unable to be there when they died alone.

With the pain, the anger, and the frustration you'll wonder whether or not you'll ever be able to get anywhere from here. It's made all the worse by knowing that this is a fateful milestone we should have never reached. It could have been avoided according to a study done by Columbia University, if the administration had acted just one week earlier to implement social distancing and do what it had to do. Just one week sooner as many as 36,000 of these deaths might have been averted.

To all of you who are hurting so badly, I'm so sorry for your loss. I know there's nothing I or anyone else can say or do to dull the sharpness of the pain you feel right now. But I can promise you from experience, the day will come when the memory of your loved one will bring a smile to your lips before it brings a tear to your eyes. My prayer for all of you is that they will come sooner rather than later. But I promise you it will come, and when it does you know you can make it.

God bless each and every one of you and the blessed memory of the one you lost. This nation grieves with you. Take some solace from the fact that we all grieve with you.

Emphasis mine

And that ladies and gentleman is the next President of the United States of America.

#PresidentKaren

https://twitter.com/NotHoodlum/status/1265769536009252864

WE’VE SUFFERED THROUGH 3-1/2 YEARS OF YOUR INSANITY, KAREN. #PresidentKaren


Please, please, please let this become a thing President Karen - self entitled racist privileged whine baby...I think it suits him

Fact checking bollocks spouted by idiots on the interwebs can only be considered a left-wing...

...conspiracy if you have an aversion to facts…oh wait.

As Trump threatens executive orders on the interwebs because they had the audacity, FOR ONCE, to do what they should have been doing for years and managing his propaganda machine account against their TOS, it is unsurprising that having been called out he is having the biggest of temper tantrums. It is as predictable as it is banal. We all know that Trump’s tweet on mail in voting was just a nonsense, materially false, outrageously misleading, shamelessly deceptive, unashamedly dishonest. There is no grey. There are facts and there is lying bullshit and the minute only one of his lies gets called out he goes all in on the silencing conservative conspiracy theory cause liberal deep state and using the power of the office of the President to do so. But then he has to. His entire Presidency is built on lies, dissembling and the big con. No lie too brazen, no policy too craven and no grift too audacious for this administration. How many lies do you want? How many versions of those lies? Trump has used social media to spout an endless stream of shite for years because, the distraction tactics of bullshit, bollocks and chaos is the point. If his propaganda machine does not work for him anymore of course he is going to try and break it, it is what all strongmen do. If his misinformation and disinformation interwebs bubble explodes, he thinks he will be screwed in November. Hopefully, he is right (for once).

'George Floyd was lynched': Church sign blasts white supremacy as 'the most dangerous virus'



A church in St. Petersburg, Florida, is taking an opportunity to speak out in support of the family of George Floyd, who died this Monday after a police officer pressed his knee against Floyd’s neck for up to eight minutes.

A sign outside the church was updated to read, “George Floyd was lynched today by the police. We can’t breathe!” On the opposite of the marquee, it reads, “White Supremacy: The most dangerous virus infecting our country since 1942.”

Speaking to News Channel 8, the pastor of Allendale United Methodist Church said that Floyd “should be alive today.”

“I immediately came out here to change our sign to remind St. Petersburg that a man named George Floyd was lynched yesterday by the police and this will continue until we stand up as a community, as people who look like me, white people, allies, stand up to demand that this type of police brutality stops,” Rev. Andy Oliver said.

[link:https://www.rawstory.com/2020/05/george-floyd-was-lynched-church-sign-blasts-white-supremacy-as-the-most-dangerous-virus/|]

I saw an image of the lyncher in chief today with a Make America White Again cap. So not only wearing the modern day white hood, but the grand wizard version. Modern day lynchings. Frequently common and the most depressing thing is that mostly these murderous white nazi fuckers get away with it. I know this particular murderous bastard lost his job - but a jury convicting him of murder? Well we will see.

This is what happens when you have a Nazi in Chief. Things get out of control and nasty people think that their worst excesses will be excused. I expect a tweet in support of the lynchers in a matter of hours.

Trumps White Nationalist Death Panels Policy In Action...



They stopped caring about the spread of the virus when they realised exactly who it was killing in the main. Their 'Human Stock Capital' is expendable. And they don't care that we know that this is the game...



Unmasked and shrugging as they actively refuse to put policies in place that protect those disproportionately affected by this virus, instead they do the opposite. Racial Contract indeed.

Gaslighting the nation like it is 1984



The Government: Believe what we say, not what you see
The UK: Yeah. Nope.

Five days into the Cummings Covid Bollocks and they STILL think this will work? They somehow still think that we will swallow the nonsense tale of Covid hardship, irrespective of the rules that OF COURSE HE DIDN'T BREAK. The more they double down on this errant nonsense the angrier the nation is going to get. I am sitting here listening to Radio 5 and the conservative on Emma's Westminster Panel and they are still trying to spin that he did not break the law. This is not going to go away because as they try and bluster and bollocks, gaslighting the nation like it is 1984, 80% of the population be like are you frigging kidding me?
For once their white middle class male privilege is working against them and they have no clue what to do with that... which to be fair is amusing me greatly


Compare and Contrast as White Racist Privilege as Policy Kills (Again).

https://twitter.com/NewBlackScholar/status/1265501489168027649
This is weird. A couple weeks back, I saw dudes with MAGA-wear and carrying heavy artillery storm the state house in my hometown of Lansing. Not a single canister of tear gas was deployed.

https://twitter.com/BFriedmanDC/status/1265482697985662977
Can't quite put my finger on why heavily armed Trump supporters are allowed to stop traffic and storm state houses out of dislike for public safety measures, but unarmed people protesting police murders are met with tear gas and stun grenades, can someone help me


Not surprising. But at this point I just wish they could try and pretend to be at least slightly subtle about their white supremacist privilege. That would just be polite...

As an added bonus - the police are using tear gas during a respiratory virus pandemic. What genius thought that through? BAME communities disproportionately affected by this virus - that attacks the lungs - lets gas them... Good grief

NC Gov. Roy Cooper has "been acting very, very slowly, and very suspiciously." ?

https://twitter.com/ddale8/status/1265392626410364928

Trump, asked about his Republican convention plans, claims NC Gov. Roy Cooper has "been acting very, very slowly, and very suspiciously." ?


Firstly what the fuck is suspiciously? Secondly, why would any sane state want the RNC land on their doorstep. The death cult is a hotbed of Covid because of their abject unwillingness to protect society. Good for NC and anywhere else that tells them to fuck right off. MAGA hotspot in 3...2...1... within 3 weeks for whoever agrees to host them. I understand than Trump is now considering Florida. Heh. His voting base is dying at a spectacular rate in Florida, but at least the cult can all get bed bugs at Mar a Lago cause you know he is grifting to make that happen.
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