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What We’re Reading Today: Atlanta Roiled After Police Shooting, Record Ticket Demand For Trump Rally, CHAZ Changes Name To CHOP . . . And More

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Some headlines that caught our eye.

Police-itics

Atlanta Police Release Bodycam Video Leading To Death Of Rayshard Brooks — Fox News

Cop Who Shot Rayshard Brooks Is Jobless And Declared Gulity By Media Before The Law Can Utter A Word — RT.com

Ben Carson: Rayshard Brooks Case Not Clear-Cut Like George Floyd’s — AJC.com

Rudy Giuliani: Police Shooting Of Rayshard Brooks In Atlanta Is ‘Justified’ — PopCulture.com

Rayshard Brooks Spoke With Cops Before Fatal Shooting — NYPost.com

Politics And COVID-19

Tulsa Health Chief Seeks Postponement Of Trump Rally Due To Rise In Cornavirus Trends — Washington Examiner

Trump Campaign Claims Record Number Of Ticket Requests For Rescheduled Tulsa Rally — Fox News

Fauci: People Attending Trump Rally Are ‘Risky’ — CNN

Mariah Carey, Ciara, Snoop Dogg & More Celebrate Barack Obama On Donald Trump’s Birthday — Billboard.com

‘CHAZ’

Confusion Reigns As Seattle’s Seized Six Blocks Known As CHAZ Changes Name to CHOP: ‘We’re Not Trying To Secede’ — Fox News

How Seattle Autonomous Zone Is Dangerously Defining Leadership? — The Hill

Seattle Top Cop Vows To Retake Precinct ‘As Soon As Possible’ — Daily Mail

Media

Philippine Journalist Critical Of Duterte Convicted Of Libel — Bloomberg

Erasing History

French President Macron Refuses To ‘Erase’ History By Removing Colonial-Era Statues — Fox News

Boris Johnson Says Attacking Statues Is ‘Lying About Our History’ — Fox News

Ukraine Busts $6M Bribe Scheme For Gas Company That Hired Hunter Biden — NY Post

Business & Economy

Kudlow: U.S. Economy ‘Off To The Races’ For V-Shaped Recovery — The Hill

Hertz Selling Used Cars At Bargains — Wochit, Via YouTube

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2 comments

  • If you watch the whole video you will see that the officer trys to handcuff Brooks without telling him that he is under arrest. Then Brooks is trying to get away from the officers, he was not fighting them, he was pushing away from them. He never attacks the officers only grabs the taser to avoid being tased (non-lethal force). He then turns and starts to run away from the officers firing the taser (non-lethal force) backwards as he runs away. He then continues to run when the officer shoots him in the back with lethal force.

    I would say that Brooks was wrong to shoot the taser at the officers, however, they never told him he was under arrest and attacked him instead. They used lethal force and killed him when he was running away from them. Both parties used bad judgment, but only one was killed for falling asleep in his car.

    • They don’t have to arrest you in order to put you in cuffs. This perp did everything he could to aggravate the situation, but we’ll probably never know the whole truth since the fascists are in charge of the media and their cohorts in government are fully supporting this violent uprising. Dark times ahead, I’m afraid. Oh, is still OK to use the word “dark”?

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