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The George Floyd riots in Mpls

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Sounds familiar: Mayor 'told police to STAND DOWN while Baltimore began to burn during riots' claims damning new report as calm returns to city after stringent curfew enforced by 3,000 National Guard and cops restores order despite clashes

Ah, now it is making more sense why they tried to cover this up and not charge the cop.
Kiss Amy Klobuchar’s VP chances goodbye after revelation she once failed to prosecute cop involved in George Floyd killing

During her time as Hennepin County attorney, Klobuchar failed to prosecute Derick Chauvin, the cop at the center of George Floyd’s death. Chauvin, the officer who kneeled on Floyd’s neck, had multiple complaints of excessive use of force. Complaints that received no reprimand under Klobuchar’s watch.
Klobuchar did not prosecute Chauvin and other officers involved for the first death, which occurred in Oct. 2006 while she was running for Senate. The case was under investigation when Klobuchar took office in the Senate in Jan. 2007, and later went to a grand jury, which declined to charge the officers. Chauvin was later placed on leave when he and other officers shot and wounded a Native American man in 2011.As The Washington Post noted in March, Klobuchar “declined to bring charges in more than two dozen cases in which people were killed in encounters with police” as Hennepin County attorney. Instead, she “aggressively prosecuted smaller offenses” that “have been criticized for their disproportionate effect on poor and minority communities,” the Post continues. And as Klobuchar undergoes vetting to become a possible vice presidential candidate, that track record is being scrutinized and criticized once again.

Armed Civilians Save Local Businesses During Minneapolis Riots

A group of armed civilians successfully defended a pair of stores as riots tore through Minneapolis on Wednesday.

Protests about the police killing of George Floyd have escalated into riots that have torched many businesses in downtown Minneapolis. Four men, two white and two black, stood guard outside GM Tobacco and Sally Beauty Supply as rioters looted a Target store across the street and set other nearby businesses on fire.

"These guys are out here with machetes and shattered windows trying to keep looters out of their business because cops can't get in here," one of the armed men told Max Nesterak of the Minnesota Reformer. "So, I figure, before there were cops there were just Americans. So, here we are."

The two men who spoke with Nesterak said they had initially ventured into the area to support the protests over the killing of Floyd, a black man, by Derek Chauvin, a white police officer. Chauvin and three other officers involved in the incident were fired by the police department but have not been arrested or charged over it. The group of armed men became concerned for local businesses once looting broke out. When they stopped to try and buy cigarettes, they found the owners were trying to ward off looters without any assistance from the police.

"They said they're closed and they're defending their businesses," the first man said. "We heard that and were like, ‘Well, we better kit up and go see if these guys need help.'"

From March of this year: History - And Psychology - Predict Riots And Protests Amid Coronavirus Pandemic Lockdowns

Covid quarantines, lockdowns have resulted in riots throughout the world.

On radio they are reporting Floyd and police officer Chauvin worked together at a nightclub for 16 years.  Floyd was one of the head bouncers and Chauvin was off duty security.  So it is looking more and more like this was personally motivated.


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