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posted on Jun, 13 2020 @ 06:20 PM
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Guess what folks?
    It ain't about George Floyd
    It ain't about police brutality.
    It ain't about racism.
    It ain't about black lives matter.
    It ain't about the people.
    It ain't about establishing justice.
    It ain't about communism.
    It ain't about socialism.
    It ain't about protesting.
It's about money.

All of this... the protests, the riots, the fighting, the takeovers, the cries for freedom and justice and liberty... it's all about green paper.

I picked up on it yesterday, and finally found enough time to put together a decent thread. Andrew Cuomo has been of particular interest to me since the Kung Flu hit and he managed to botch up New York's response so bad. It was almost as if he wanted the Kung Flu to be a disaster! I thought at that time that maybe he did... after all, Trump had the best economic recovery in memory going, and if the Kung Flu was bad enough we could shut all that down and essentially make a thriving economy illegal. I mean, really... the man was on TV every single day begging, pleading for help like his butt was caught in a wood chipper.

Thing is, he got it. Temporary hospitals, PPE from every corner of the globe, help from across the country, a freakin' Navy hospital ship parked in the harbor... and then we find out there was no emergency after all, and what serious issues New York had were from Cuomo's own actions in sending positive patients via force of law to nursing homes without PPE!

OK, that's a political ploy to destroy the economy and maybe weaken Trump. No one can convince me otherwise at this point. And it makes sense that other Democrat governors were doing the same. Unfortunately, they apparently forgot to consider that their income is directly based off the economy. If the economy tanks, so do revenues. Maybe that was an acceptable trade-off for them? Maybe they thought they could wrangle Federal money to make up for it? Whatever was in their mind, it apparently didn't work very well.

Now we get to the Floyd situation. A black man murdered in broad daylight by a cop caught on multiple cameras. Yeah, that's bad... very damn bad and the cop needs to go away for murder. I think about everyone agrees with that. But then came the riots... OK, stupid people do stupid things, nothing new here... condemn them and hopefully the cops will handle it like always. But this time the cops are told to stand down! What? Entire sections of Manhatten were looted... Minneapolis looked like a war zone with the police station literally overrun... Seattle has several blocks under siege!

Then I heard about New York's money woes. Bill de Blasio is projecting a $9 billion (yes, that's a 'B') shortfall! Minneapolis isn't looking very good either, with an estimated $200 million dollar loss in revenue. Seattle? $ 210 to $300 million drop in revenues, in an already budget-stretched city.

And no help from Congress in sight. McConnell said no, and Trump said no to Pelosi's attempt to bail them out.

So what do you do when you can't pay your employees? Well, you lay them off of course! But you can't just do that without communicating to the voters just how badly you have screwed up the budget. So you need a reason, something that makes it look like this is not a budget cut but rather a reasonable course of action. Can't be the upper echelon either... they are the only reason the government exists, doncha know?

So what better to do than to let the riots expand and become a national outrage, then meekly give in to the "reasonable" demands and lay off the police force? Yeah, sounds pretty crazy to me to even think about removing police protection from a city, but the idea seems to be catching on. All three referenced cities, Minneapolis, Seattle, and New York City are all talking about ending their police departments "to combat the cause of racism."

In a pig's eye. They want to stop paying for cops and put some of that money in feel-good programs that will make voters like them. Plus, something has to be cut, and the police are not really needed are they? Those who are wanting to disband the police are the ones sitting behind armed guards and locked gates already... they don't need the police!

Black lives don't matter; white lives don't matter; blue lives don't matter; brown lives don't matter. Only green lives matter. That's what the rioters have been fighting for, whether they know it or not.

TheRedneck



posted on Jun, 13 2020 @ 06:27 PM
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a reply to: TheRedneck

A perfect OP.

I was pushing the idea to my leftist family members that they need to change the DNC slogan to "No Lives Matter".

Because at this point not only are they killing people for money, they are trying to cut their bloated budget too... and if you get rid of the cops to do that then Democrat Voter's lives don't matter.

Spoiler Alert... they didn't take my idea very well.

But it's true.




posted on Jun, 13 2020 @ 06:35 PM
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It's always about the money. Look at the profitable corps getting stimulus checks while the mom and pop shops get squat.

I got $1200 trump bucks. That won't even cover my taxes on my now defunct shop.

thehill.com...


fortune.com...

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posted on Jun, 13 2020 @ 07:23 PM
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originally posted by: TheRedneck
Guess what folks?
    It ain't about George Floyd
    It ain't about police brutality.
    It ain't about racism.
    It ain't about black lives matter.
    It ain't about the people.
    It ain't about establishing justice.
    It ain't about communism.
    It ain't about socialism.
    It ain't about protesting.
It's about money.

All of this... the protests, the riots, the fighting, the takeovers, the cries for freedom and justice and liberty... it's all about green paper.

I picked up on it yesterday, and finally found enough time to put together a decent thread. Andrew Cuomo has been of particular interest to me since the Kung Flu hit and he managed to botch up New York's response so bad. It was almost as if he wanted the Kung Flu to be a disaster! I thought at that time that maybe he did... after all, Trump had the best economic recovery in memory going, and if the Kung Flu was bad enough we could shut all that down and essentially make a thriving economy illegal. I mean, really... the man was on TV every single day begging, pleading for help like his butt was caught in a wood chipper.

Thing is, he got it. Temporary hospitals, PPE from every corner of the globe, help from across the country, a freakin' Navy hospital ship parked in the harbor... and then we find out there was no emergency after all, and what serious issues New York had were from Cuomo's own actions in sending positive patients via force of law to nursing homes without PPE!

OK, that's a political ploy to destroy the economy and maybe weaken Trump. No one can convince me otherwise at this point. And it makes sense that other Democrat governors were doing the same. Unfortunately, they apparently forgot to consider that their income is directly based off the economy. If the economy tanks, so do revenues. Maybe that was an acceptable trade-off for them? Maybe they thought they could wrangle Federal money to make up for it? Whatever was in their mind, it apparently didn't work very well.

Now we get to the Floyd situation. A black man murdered in broad daylight by a cop caught on multiple cameras. Yeah, that's bad... very damn bad and the cop needs to go away for murder. I think about everyone agrees with that. But then came the riots... OK, stupid people do stupid things, nothing new here... condemn them and hopefully the cops will handle it like always. But this time the cops are told to stand down! What? Entire sections of Manhatten were looted... Minneapolis looked like a war zone with the police station literally overrun... Seattle has several blocks under siege!

Then I heard about New York's money woes. Bill de Blasio is projecting a $9 billion (yes, that's a 'B') shortfall! Minneapolis isn't looking very good either, with an estimated $200 million dollar loss in revenue. Seattle? $ 210 to $300 million drop in revenues, in an already budget-stretched city.

And no help from Congress in sight. McConnell said no, and Trump said no to Pelosi's attempt to bail them out.

So what do you do when you can't pay your employees? Well, you lay them off of course! But you can't just do that without communicating to the voters just how badly you have screwed up the budget. So you need a reason, something that makes it look like this is not a budget cut but rather a reasonable course of action. Can't be the upper echelon either... they are the only reason the government exists, doncha know?

So what better to do than to let the riots expand and become a national outrage, then meekly give in to the "reasonable" demands and lay off the police force? Yeah, sounds pretty crazy to me to even think about removing police protection from a city, but the idea seems to be catching on. All three referenced cities, Minneapolis, Seattle, and New York City are all talking about ending their police departments "to combat the cause of racism."

In a pig's eye. They want to stop paying for cops and put some of that money in feel-good programs that will make voters like them. Plus, something has to be cut, and the police are not really needed are they? Those who are wanting to disband the police are the ones sitting behind armed guards and locked gates already... they don't need the police!

Black lives don't matter; white lives don't matter; blue lives don't matter; brown lives don't matter. Only green lives matter. That's what the rioters have been fighting for, whether they know it or not.

TheRedneck


Bullshy, it's about kneading, (which was done) on a persons neck for as long as it took him to die +/-

Most insincere thread of the night, and there have been a few.



posted on Jun, 13 2020 @ 07:30 PM
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a reply to: olaru12

The Golden Rule... he who has the gold makes the rules.

You know that...

TheRedneck



posted on Jun, 13 2020 @ 07:30 PM
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Absolutely excellent post. Listening to mayor after mayor and governor after governor beg the federal government for bailouts and using riots to make it happens seems an interesting take. The circumstances have not been lost on me either. Riots are a tool for anyone who might need chaos as a friend for a while. This is especially true when the thickness of a wallet is a motivating factor.



posted on Jun, 13 2020 @ 07:31 PM
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a reply to: smurfy

Not when you look at it from a bureaucrat's point of view.



posted on Jun, 13 2020 @ 07:36 PM
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Bullshy, it's about kneading, (which was done) on a persons neck for as long as it took him to die +/-

Oh, really?

How does the looting help George Floyd? How does looting hurt his murderer?

How does an insurrection in Seattle help Floyd? How does it hurt his killer?

Who is going to continue the prosecution and investigation of the incident if Minneapolis fires their police?

How does it help George Floyd to topple a statue of one of the supporters of the Underground Railroad?

You keep telling yourself it's about George Floyd... truth is, you've been screwed over again... and not by me.

TheRedneck



posted on Jun, 13 2020 @ 07:38 PM
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originally posted by: TheRedneck
a reply to: smurfy


Bullshy, it's about kneading, (which was done) on a persons neck for as long as it took him to die +/-

Oh, really?

How does the looting help George Floyd? How does looting hurt his murderer?

How does an insurrection in Seattle help Floyd? How does it hurt his killer?

Who is going to continue the prosecution and investigation of the incident if Minneapolis fires their police?

How does it help George Floyd to topple a statue of one of the supporters of the Underground Railroad?

You keep telling yourself it's about George Floyd... truth is, you've been screwed over again... and not by me.

TheRedneck


The literal thousands of people prostesting across the country often gets ingored and/or lumped together with the few hundreds that's causing trouble in places like this.


Why do you do it?



posted on Jun, 13 2020 @ 07:55 PM
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a reply to: AScrubWhoDied


The literal thousands of people prostesting across the country often gets ingored and/or lumped together with the few hundreds that's causing trouble in places like this.

I'm not the one lumping anyone together. I have been consistent: I support the protesters completely. George Floyd was openly murdered in plain daylight, and the cop(s) responsible should rot in jail. I do not support the rioters or those who are hijacking the cause for their own agenda... and that is the group that now numbers into the thousands compared to hundreds who still protest for justice for George Floyd.

Derek Chauvin is going to walk free, and I heard a report that he will be eligible for a nice hefty retirement package. That's not what I want, but it's what will happen. Seen it before... good cause, just cause, protests start, they get taken over by everyone else who cares nothing about the cause, and the next thing you know the cause is lost amid all the clatter.

This is Colin Kaepernick's ride to an NFL job.
This is Antifa's ticket to create mayhem.
This is BLM's cause to hate white folks.
This is a bunch of thugs and low-life's cause to have a Purge day.
This is a bunch of thieves day to steal the stuff they want.
This is the SJW's day to knock down statues.

When is it George Floyd's day? His name is nothing but a coded rally cry for every other cause under the sun.

TheRedneck



posted on Jun, 13 2020 @ 08:04 PM
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a reply to: TheRedneck




In a pig's eye.


Animals discovering the intricate relationship of capital, racism, fear and that instinct of self-preservation in a consumer society which worships the worst?

Nope! Welp.

I like pigs, that could have been something! Have a pearl to ignore:


“Triviality is evil - triviality, that is, in the form of consciousness and mind that adapts itself to the world as it is, that obeys the principle of inertia. And this principle of inertia truly is what is radically evil.”

Say stuff with Adorno


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posted on Jun, 13 2020 @ 08:15 PM
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a reply to: TheRedneck

Whers the moral outrage when a black cop shoots a unarmed white person? Crickets.....



posted on Jun, 13 2020 @ 08:15 PM
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a reply to: TheRedneck

Some lives matter.

If they are profitable and politically viable anyway.



posted on Jun, 13 2020 @ 08:51 PM
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Whers the moral outrage when a black cop shoots a unarmed white person? Crickets.....

To be honest, after watching how miserably people managed to screw up the Floyd case, a just cause that was handed them on a silver platter tied with ribbon, maybe that's just as well... the moral outrage seems to just make things worse.

TheRedneck



posted on Jun, 14 2020 @ 12:11 AM
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FACE the truth! It’s obviously about the Green, that’s what they been chasing especially the looters!, a reply to: smurfy


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posted on Jun, 14 2020 @ 12:53 AM
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a reply to: TheRedneck

What I noticed is how quickly civil unrest broke out after the near-universal condemnation of Floyd's murder by his local cops. IMO, the rioting and looting were spurred on by agents hell-bent on spreading and increasing political, social and economic divisions in the U.S. How quickly, MSNBC, CNN and their media cohorts jumped on the rioting is justice bandwagon.

The local city political leaders who support defunding their local police departments are the agents of Mugabe style rule. I have no ruled their homes and neighbourhoods are not in danger from the anarchy their policies are and will generate. Heck, private security firms possible equipped better than the New Zealand Army guarding mayoral palaces. At some point, people lose patience with this insanity and launch counter-revolutionary efforts.




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