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I have heard two conversations this morning from my open window and both conversations were along the lines "it's all over bar the shouting nothing to worry about now" my thoughts they have no idea what is round the corner.

Lynne
Lynne
6 Jun 2020

Did the authorities take any action against Dominic Cummings? No. And neither did Boris. So is it any wonder that people are doing what the hell they like. I'm only surprised that you seem surprised.

Scapegoat
Scapegoat
6 Jun 2020

CCTV footage from a shop has already shown that the police lied when they said he resisted arrest https://youtu.be/TqdxDKxfdK4

burneside
burneside
6 Jun 2020

Looking at the scenes in central London it seems social distancing has been abandoned, you can do what the hell you like now, the authorities won't stop you.

leatash
leatash
6 Jun 2020

https://www.channel4.com/news/factcheck/factcheck-black-americans-commit-crime

Lynne
Lynne
6 Jun 2020

The number of police killings in the US disproportionately affects African Americans. Despite only making up 13 percent of the US population, Black Americans are two-and-a-half times as likely as white Americans to be killed by the police. https://www.aljazeera.com/indepth/interactive/2020/05/mapping-police-killings-black-americans-200531105741757.html About 20 percent of ...

Paul
Paul
6 Jun 2020

Tony Timpa was suffocated by police during an arrest. He screamed “you’re going to kill me.” And they did. As he lay dead, they cracked jokes. There were no riots. Little coverage. You’ve never heard his name because he’s white. https://twitter.com/mattwalshblog/status/1266715217398030336

Lynne
Lynne
6 Jun 2020

Truly appalling. But did they then kneel on his neck and suffocate him? No. George Floyd, as I understand it, was already handcuffed and on the ground. If the police officer wished to further control him, if  Floyd was resisting arrest, then the  police officer could have have had a gun pointed at Floyd given that the US police are armed in that way.  Or had him tasered perhaps. Or used ...

leatash
leatash
6 Jun 2020

https://www.aol.co.uk/news/2020/06/05/shocking-video-shows-elderly-man-pushed-to-the-ground-by-police/

Lynne
Lynne
5 Jun 2020

The question still remains: would he have been dealt with in the same way if he had been white?

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