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Anaxagoras wrote: Mon May 04, 2020 5:39 am Wow, so they really are Nazis.

Or just KY dumbasses.
Worse... ILLINOIS Nazis.

Jake would hate them.
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Perfect metaphor: These protesters are gullible as guppies.
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Witness, I think the post is misplaced, but whatever. Since we're here


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Sharmel Teague, Larry Teague Jr. and Ramonyea Bishop

You're pic of the victim appears to be Teague, one of the accused. Or they're twins.
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Rob Lister wrote: Wed May 06, 2020 7:19 am You're pic of the victim appears to be Teague, one of the accused. Or they're twins.
It's from the BBC. Other news sites show the same pics (including yours) with the same captions.

Apparently the two males (father and son) are still on the run.
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Native American health center asked for COVID-19 supplies. It got body bags instead.
https://www.nbcnews.com/news/us-news/na ... t-n1200246

What the title says. :|
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Well, body bags are COVID-19 supplies.

But I think I know what they meant. The government was woefully underprepared for this.
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Anaxagoras wrote: Sun May 10, 2020 9:32 am Well, body bags are COVID-19 supplies.

But I think I know what they meant. The government was woefully underprepared for this.
The Sovereign Navajo Nation? :|
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I meant the federal government, but sure, governments at the state and local level and tribal governments were also underprepared I'm sure.

I'm not entirely sure what "sovereign" means when it comes to Indian tribes. If a Navajo Indian gets a passport, who issues the passport? Do they vote in US elections? They are still citizens of the United States, aren't they?
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Chief Justice John Marshall (1801–1835) recognized the sovereignty of the Indian tribes, declaring them to be "domestic dependent nations."

https://www.quora.com/Is-the-Navajo-nat ... ate-nation

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Anaxagoras wrote: Sun May 10, 2020 10:16 am I meant the federal government, but sure, governments at the state and local level and tribal governments were also underprepared I'm sure.

I'm not entirely sure what "sovereign" means when it comes to Indian tribes. If a Navajo Indian gets a passport, who issues the passport? Do they vote in US elections? They are still citizens of the United States, aren't they?
Not sure how you prepare for a one off event. And it's not just getting supplies for a photo op. These things have expiration dates which means that the supplies sufficient to support, what? 10,000,000 cases? More?, have to be replenished. Regularly. And when should this have started? Right after the Spanish Flu? Earlier? They have to be stored. They have to be distributed.

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I'd like to hear a plan.
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Hey! Better than smallpox blankets on the cholera trail.


Yeah I know I'm mixing up two separate incidents. So?
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Damn, they arresting a superhero!
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If you haven't heard of the affair, here's the Daily Fail's take on it:
BREAKING NEWS: Department of Justice is weighing hate crime charges in Ahmaud Arbery killing as new video emerges of unarmed black jogger, 25, inside construction site before he was shot dead by father and son vigilantes who 'thought he was a burglar'
  • Ahmaud walked into the construction site in Brunswick, Georgia, looked around and then walked back out
  • Later that day, he was shot dead by Travis McMichael, 34, who'd chased him with his former cop father Greg
  • The pair told police they thought Ahmaud was a burglary suspect who had broken into homes near them
  • The owner of the construction site said they never called police or the McMichaels, who they don't know
  • They released the video to show that Ahmaud did not steal anything and say they had nothing to do with the young man's death
  • Ahmaud's family says it proves that he was not burglarizing homes, as the McMichaels claimed
  • Greg McMichael worked as a cop then in the district attorney's office before retiring a year ago
  • The case passed between three prosecutors over three months before charges were finally brought
  • They were only arrested after a cellphone video of Ahmaud's killing went viral
https://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/articl ... anded.html
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Witness: Go check out what I just posted in the Fakenews thread.
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OK. We now have the set up for riots all summer, quarantine or no.
I wondered what it would be.

Too early for the riot in Milwaukee to coincide with the convention? Or maybe Milwaukee have two?
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Abdul Alhazred wrote: Mon May 11, 2020 8:28 pm Witness: Go check out what I just posted in the Fakenews thread.
Sorry Abdul, I skip dudes blathering on camera.