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by jmj
Wed Jun 17, 2020 10:59 am
Forum: Coronavirus
Topic: On a Personal Level--Coronavirus COVID-19 Cancellations, etc.
Replies: 1848
Views: 91421

Re: On a Personal Level--Coronavirus COVID-19 Cancellations, etc.

Kendra wrote: Wed Jun 17, 2020 10:53 am LOL. I got a Facebook message from my cousin in AZ. She was worried how I was doing in Seattle with that "horrible" takeover here. I think she's been watching too much Faux News :swoon:
:lol: :lol:

Did you send them a picture like this?

by jmj
Wed Jun 17, 2020 9:56 am
Forum: The Lounge
Topic: Fogbow woodworkers' club
Replies: 524
Views: 37704

Re: Fogbow woodworkers' club

Beautiful work. I have to say that the floral motif on your copy (and the original) does look more elegant than the one in the second picture. As always, I'm curious about process. Was the piercing / carving done with something like CNC or by hand?
by jmj
Tue Jun 16, 2020 12:43 pm
Forum: Coronavirus
Topic: Opening up is hard to do.
Replies: 1058
Views: 46551

Re: Opening up is hard to do.

News4 JAX : Woman, 15 friends test positive for coronavirus after night out at Lynch's JACKSONVILLE BEACH, Fla. – Erika Crisp has been short of breath for several days and has tested positive for COVID-19. So have more than a dozen of her friends. The one thing they all had in common: a night out a...
by jmj
Tue Jun 09, 2020 10:48 am
Forum: ► ► Breaking News ◄ ◄
Topic: George Floyd Protests: White Supremacists Posing as Antifa
Replies: 117
Views: 7242

Re: George Floyd Protests: White Supremacists Posing as Antifa

KSTP : U.S Attorney: Man charged in connection to arson at Third Precinct (Minneapolis) A St. Paul man has been charged in connection to the arson at the Minneapolis Police Department's Third Precinct. Monday, the U.S. Attorney's Office announced it charged 23-year-old Branden Michael Wolfe with ai...
by jmj
Fri Jun 05, 2020 11:51 pm
Forum: ► ► Breaking News ◄ ◄
Topic: Live Coverage - Protests In Multiple Cities Over George Floyd's Death -- Moving Toward The White House 5/29 Onward
Replies: 1266
Views: 50790

Re: Live Coverage - Protests In Multiple Cities Over George Floyd's Death -- Moving Toward The White House 5/29 Onward

Suranis wrote: Fri Jun 05, 2020 11:42 pm
neonzx wrote: Fri Jun 05, 2020 11:01 pm Very cool. How'd they get that shot? I thought airspace is restricted at all times near the WH.
Honestly, it wouldn't surprise me if its just a photoshop on a google maps image. Its damn cool anyway
It's real. There were photos of people painting it earlier (or on another thread?)
by jmj
Fri Jun 05, 2020 10:43 am
Forum: ► ► Breaking News ◄ ◄
Topic: Live Coverage - Protests In Multiple Cities Over George Floyd's Death -- Moving Toward The White House 5/29 Onward
Replies: 1266
Views: 50790

Re: Live Coverage - Protests In Multiple Cities Over George Floyd's Death -- Moving Toward The White House 5/29 Onward

pipistrelle wrote: Fri Jun 05, 2020 9:50 am
GreatGrey wrote: Fri Jun 05, 2020 9:16 am Umm... doesn’t seem right.
Doesn’t say where.
If you play the video, it has some text in the bottom left corner that says "Salem, OR"
by jmj
Thu Jun 04, 2020 2:41 pm
Forum: ► ► Breaking News ◄ ◄
Topic: Live Coverage - Protests In Multiple Cities Over George Floyd's Death -- Moving Toward The White House 5/29 Onward
Replies: 1266
Views: 50790

Re: Live Coverage - Protests In Multiple Cities Over George Floyd's Death -- Moving Toward The White House 5/29 Onward

For those that are interested in the current state of the George Floyd memorial site (as the 38th & Chicago intersection has become known around here), I wandered out there yesterday evening and took a brief video: https://streamable.com/m2pgs4 It's filled with people talking, singing, dancing, ...
by jmj
Thu Jun 04, 2020 1:19 pm
Forum: Current Events
Topic: The Ahmaud Arbery case
Replies: 327
Views: 18676

Re: The Ahmaud Arbery case

TexasFilly wrote: Thu Jun 04, 2020 1:17 pm Thanks SLQ. You are a better reporter than the Georgia media!
Yes, thank you!
by jmj
Wed Jun 03, 2020 12:58 pm
Forum: Coronavirus
Topic: New Diseases - Coronavirus
Replies: 5479
Views: 229668

Re: New Diseases - Coronavirus

I'm afraid that Minnesota will look like NC in a couple weeks...
by jmj
Wed Jun 03, 2020 12:56 pm
Forum: Sovereign Citizens, Private Militias, and Citizen Grand Juries
Topic: Gavin Seim
Replies: 10931
Views: 830184

Re: Gavin Seim

Dear Ambassador, very unfortunate, the incident of an American citizen as a visitor to Mexico while we are dealing with the quarantine. Bad that in pandemic he is still on vacation mode and if he gets sick He does not appear healthy . Very sad. He even discourages social distancing and use of face ...
by jmj
Tue Jun 02, 2020 3:40 pm
Forum: Courts, Law, and Legal Issues
Topic: Cops Behaving Badly
Replies: 1127
Views: 97569

Re: Cops Behaving Badly

Minnesota Human Rights Department launches probe into Minneapolis police The Minnesota Department of Human Rights will launch an investigation into the Minneapolis Police Department after filing a civil rights charge related to the death of George Floyd, an unarmed black man who died in police cust...
by jmj
Tue Jun 02, 2020 3:25 pm
Forum: ► ► Breaking News ◄ ◄
Topic: Live Coverage - Protests In Multiple Cities Over George Floyd's Death -- Moving Toward The White House 5/29 Onward
Replies: 1266
Views: 50790

Re: Live Coverage - Protests In Multiple Cities Over George Floyd's Death -- Moving Toward The White House 5/29 Onward

NBC News @NBCNews · 1m Attorney for George Floyd's family says authorities have told them the other 3 officers involved in the detainment that preceded Floyd's death will be charged. I'm pretty sure that I remember hearing Hennepin county attorney Freeman say quite a few days ago that he expects to...
by jmj
Tue Jun 02, 2020 1:01 pm
Forum: ► ► Breaking News ◄ ◄
Topic: George Floyd Protests: White Supremacists Posing as Antifa
Replies: 117
Views: 7242

Re: George Flood Protests: White Supremacists Posing as Antifa

AndyinPA wrote: Tue Jun 02, 2020 12:14 pm Bartels turned himself in this morning.
Do we know that he's a white supremacist, or do we just know that he's white?
by jmj
Mon Jun 01, 2020 3:01 pm
Forum: Courts, Law, and Legal Issues
Topic: Cops Behaving Badly
Replies: 1127
Views: 97569

Re: Cops Behaving Badly

This isn't good. https://twitter.com/therecount/status/1266845479268212736 The Recount✔ @therecount Uncovered : Last October, the head of the Minneapolis police union — which days ago warned against a “rush to judgment” of the officers involved in George Floyd’s death — spoke at a Trump rally and p...
by jmj
Sat May 30, 2020 9:08 am
Forum: Courts, Law, and Legal Issues
Topic: Cops Behaving Badly
Replies: 1127
Views: 97569

Re: Cops Behaving Badly

House on fire, Columbus Ave between Lake & E 31st. Across (west) from the CareerForce parking lot. Self-evacuations in progress. This live feed info is not the same as that near the USPS Lake Street Station (that also went up). Some are running. Including little kids, one small enough to be car...
by jmj
Fri May 29, 2020 8:00 pm
Forum: Courts, Law, and Legal Issues
Topic: Cops Behaving Badly
Replies: 1127
Views: 97569

Re: Cops Behaving Badly

My favorite Scandinavian store is up on Lake Street, just a mile west of that destroyed Target. The StarTribune published a list of damaged and destroyed buildings. On that list: Ingebretsen's Scandinavian Gifts, 1601 E Lake St: Broken window, possible interior damage, looted. Dang. If it's on lake...
by jmj
Fri May 29, 2020 12:21 pm
Forum: Courts, Law, and Legal Issues
Topic: Cops Behaving Badly
Replies: 1127
Views: 97569

Re: Cops Behaving Badly

That is true. But he threw a lit match on gasoline, essentially. And while the videos I saw showed that some of the protesters were quite upset with this individual... I also saw a couple people happily jump in though the busted-out windows. :( A "citizens arrest" was called for of that m...
by jmj
Fri May 29, 2020 12:03 pm
Forum: Courts, Law, and Legal Issues
Topic: Cops Behaving Badly
Replies: 1127
Views: 97569

Re: Cops Behaving Badly

In any case, I don't really understand the obsession with identifying this guy. It's not as if he is responsible for all of the destruction. Maybe he was an early instigator, but many others gleefully participated... That is true. But he threw a lit match on gasoline, essentially. And while the vid...
by jmj
Fri May 29, 2020 11:29 am
Forum: Courts, Law, and Legal Issues
Topic: Cops Behaving Badly
Replies: 1127
Views: 97569

Re: Cops Behaving Badly

Yeah, there's speculation that he's a Stl Paul cop. But people seem eager to believe conspiracies and they also seem to think that superficial resemblance is proof of identity. (See also: the widely-shared images showing the cop Derek Chauvin in the racist baseball cap that turned out to not be him)...
by jmj
Fri May 29, 2020 1:06 am
Forum: Courts, Law, and Legal Issues
Topic: Cops Behaving Badly
Replies: 1127
Views: 97569

Re: Cops Behaving Badly

Seeing this happen to my city is just profoundly sad.
by jmj
Thu May 28, 2020 3:26 pm
Forum: Courts, Law, and Legal Issues
Topic: Cops Behaving Badly
Replies: 1127
Views: 97569

Re: Cops Behaving Badly

I walked the four blocks to the murder site over lunch. It's active but peaceful. No police presence, but people have blocked off the intersection as a makeshift gathering place. There is a mural going up on the grocery store and lots of flowers left on the sidewalk. Apparently I just missed Al Shar...
by jmj
Thu May 28, 2020 10:32 am
Forum: Courts, Law, and Legal Issues
Topic: Cops Behaving Badly
Replies: 1127
Views: 97569

Re: Cops Behaving Badly

My regular Target store: https://twitter.com/KyleHooten2/status/1265946735051976705 https://twitter.com/KyleHooten2/status/1266011722512384000 I see that apparently this twitter user is a right-wing jerk associated with the Daily Caller, so he has an agenda to push. Nevertheless, the video documents...
by jmj
Wed May 27, 2020 10:39 pm
Forum: Courts, Law, and Legal Issues
Topic: Cops Behaving Badly
Replies: 1127
Views: 97569

Re: Cops Behaving Badly

AutoZone across from the precinct HQ is now on fire. Live from Unicorn Riot:

by jmj
Wed May 27, 2020 4:51 pm
Forum: Courts, Law, and Legal Issues
Topic: Cops Behaving Badly
Replies: 1127
Views: 97569

Re: Cops Behaving Badly

Turns out Chauvin the cop lives in the same suburban neighborhood as two of my sisters. They said the local police and the county's Mobile Task Force were called out to protect the neighborhood last night and again today. There's a protest scheduled at Chauvin's house (or, as one sister put it, &qu...
by jmj
Wed May 27, 2020 2:45 pm
Forum: Courts, Law, and Legal Issues
Topic: Cops Behaving Badly
Replies: 1127
Views: 97569

Re: Cops Behaving Badly

Mayor Frey calls for the cop to be charged:

https://www.mprnews.org/story/2020/05/2 ... be-charged

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