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To analyze bot activity around the pandemic, CMU researchers since January have collected more than 200 million tweets discussing coronavirus or COVID-19. Of the top 50 influential retweeters, 82% are bots, they found. Of the top 1,000 retweeters, 62% are bots.

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Post by Simon of the Playa » Fri May 29, 2020 4:58 am

The US president’s tweet, posted on Thursday night Washington time, warned people in Minneapolis protesting against the killing of a black man, George Floyd, by a white police officer that he would send the military to intervene if there was “any difficulty”.
“When the looting starts, the shooting starts,” Trump wrote, apparently quoting the former Miami police chief Walter Headley, who in December 1967 promised violent reprisals to protests over stop-and-frisk tactics.


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Post by Traveller in Time » Fri May 29, 2020 5:17 am

Why don't they arrest those 'suspected' officers?

Could be political explained as protecting them against the protesters

At least then those 'acting in self defense' are fixed and not running free.

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Armed militias are trampling on state capitol buildings with assault rifles attempting to intimidate lawmakers. Fringe groups are bullying and harassing healthcare workers. They are patrolling the streets with weapons of war and “protecting” businesses that are opening up against government orders — daring their government to pick a fight with them. The Michigan legislature had to be shut down because of the threat of violence.

https://www.nydailynews.com/opinion/ny- ... story.html
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Post by Elderberry » Fri May 29, 2020 5:49 am

Maybe this is why.

The Minnesota senator Amy Klobuchar, a former Democratic presidential candidate, has faced backlash for what critics have called a tame demand for “a complete and thorough outside investigation”, and is now being questioned on her record. Between 1999 and 2007, Klobuchar, the state’s then top prosecutor, declined to press charges against more than a dozen officers accused of killing civilians.
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Post by some seeing eye » Fri May 29, 2020 5:50 am

CNN News Crew Arrested Live on Air by Minnesota State Police in Minneapolis
https://www.cnn.com/2020/05/29/us/minne ... index.html

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"Years ago, some of these same issues drove my father to sit down with me to have a conversation -- which is no doubt familiar to many of you -- about how as a young black man I should interact with the police, what to say, and how to conduct myself if I was ever stopped or confronted in a way I thought was unwarranted. I'm sure my father felt certain -- at the time -- that my parents' generation would be the last that had to worry about such things for their children.

Since those days, our country has indeed changed for the better. The fact that I stand before you as the 82nd Attorney General of the United States, serving in the Administration of our first African American president, proves that. Yet, for all the progress we've seen, recent events demonstrate that we still have much more work to do -- and much further to go. The news of Trayvon Martin's death last year, and the discussions that have taken place since then, reminded me of my father's words so many years ago. And they brought me back to a number of experiences I had as a young man -- when I was pulled over twice and my car searched on the New Jersey Turnpike when I'm sure I wasn't speeding, or when I was stopped by a police officer while simply running to a catch a movie, at night in Georgetown, in Washington, D.C. I was at the time of that last incident a federal prosecutor.

Trayvon's death last spring caused me to sit down to have a conversation with my own 15 year old son, like my dad did with me. This was a father-son tradition I hoped would not need to be handed down. But as a father who loves his son and who is more knowing in the ways of the world, I had to do this to protect my boy. I am his father and it is my responsibility, not to burden him with the baggage of eras long gone, but to make him aware of the world he must still confront."
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“The policeman isn't there to create disorder; the policeman is there to preserve disorder.” Chicago Mayor Richard J Daley

The police can never have the numbers to police without the active support of the residents. But they themselves have created an internal work culture that isolates them and leads to poor decisions. Their actions discourage residents from supporting them. That supports a positive feedback cycle. There are endless examples, and now we are catching more on video.
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Fri May 29, 2020 5:49 am
Maybe this is why.

The Minnesota senator Amy Klobuchar, a former Democratic presidential candidate, has faced backlash for what critics have called a tame demand for “a complete and thorough outside investigation”, and is now being questioned on her record. Between 1999 and 2007, Klobuchar, the state’s then top prosecutor, declined to press charges against more than a dozen officers accused of killing civilians.
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She's not a good person.
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Armed militias are trampling on state capitol buildings with assault rifles attempting to intimidate lawmakers. Fringe groups are bullying and harassing healthcare workers. They are patrolling the streets with weapons of war and “protecting” businesses that are opening up against government orders — daring their government to pick a fight with them. The Michigan legislature had to be shut down because of the threat of violence.

https://www.nydailynews.com/opinion/ny- ... story.html
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The scenes have been disturbingly familiar to CIA analysts accustomed to monitoring scenes of societal unraveling abroad — the massing of protesters, the ensuing crackdowns and the awkwardly staged displays of strength by a leader determined to project authority.
In interviews and posts on social media in recent days, current and former U.S. intelligence officials have expressed dismay at the similarity between events at home and the signs of decline or democratic regression they were trained to detect in other nations.
“I’ve seen this kind of violence,” said Gail Helt, a former CIA analyst responsible for tracking developments in China and Southeast Asia. “This is what autocrats do. This is what happens in countries before a collapse. It really does unnerve me.”


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The scenes have been disturbingly familiar to CIA analysts accustomed to monitoring scenes of societal unraveling abroad — the massing of protesters, the ensuing crackdowns and the awkwardly staged displays of strength by a leader determined to project authority.
In interviews and posts on social media in recent days, current and former U.S. intelligence officials have expressed dismay at the similarity between events at home and the signs of decline or democratic regression they were trained to detect in other nations.
“I’ve seen this kind of violence,” said Gail Helt, a former CIA analyst responsible for tracking developments in China and Southeast Asia. “This is what autocrats do. This is what happens in countries before a collapse. It really does unnerve me.”
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Not only our internal debate, the USA is losing credibility worldwide over George Floyd's killing, precedents, and continuing.

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Post by some seeing eye » Fri Jun 05, 2020 12:29 pm

Thousands Defy Ban in Paris to Protest as George Floyd Outrage Goes Global

https://time.com/5846981/paris-protests ... yd-global/

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Note: Trump had about a 30% hard core of potential voters support.

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Why Most Americans Support the Protests

Never before in the history of modern polling has the country expressed such widespread agreement on racism’s pervasiveness in policing, and in society at large.

In a poll released this week, 76 percent of Americans called racism and discrimination “a big problem” in the United States, a 26-percentage-point spike since 2015.

Beyond the scenes of protest and resistance playing out in cities across the country, a movement of a different sort has taken hold.

The American public’s views on the pervasiveness of racism have taken a hard leftward turn over the past few years. Never before in the history of modern polling have Americans expressed such widespread agreement that racial discrimination plays a role in policing — and in society at large.

Driven by the Black Lives Matter movement, this shift has primed the country for a new groundswell — one that has quickly earned the sympathy of most Americans, polling shows. As a result, in less than two weeks, it has already forced local governments and national politicians to make tangible policy commitments.

In a Monmouth University poll released this week, 76 percent of Americans — including 71 percent of white people — called racism and discrimination “a big problem” in the United States. That’s a 26-percentage-point spike since 2015. In the poll, 57 percent of Americans said demonstrators’ anger was fully justified, and another 21 percent called it somewhat justified. [57%+21%=78%]

In the Monmouth poll, and in another released this week by CBS News, exactly 57 percent of Americans said police officers were generally more likely to treat black people unfairly than to mistreat white people. In both surveys, about half of white people said so. This was a drastic change, particularly for white Americans, who have not historically said they believed that black people continued to face pervasive discrimination.

“There’s definitely been a seismic shift in the country,” said Steve Phillips, a civil rights lawyer and political analyst who founded the advocacy group Democracy in Color.

He pointed to what might have sounded like a radical demand just a few years ago — cutting funding for police departments and redirecting it toward social services — and noted that it has now been openly embraced by some mayors and police chiefs, in cities including Los Angeles. “I was interested to see how that would play itself out, and now they’re doing it — it’s actually happening,” Mr. Phillips said.

Also this week, lawmakers in Washington have pushed to end a program that sends military equipment to local police departments, and House Democrats have vowed to unveil a sweeping police-reform bill by next week. On the campaign trail, Joseph R. Biden Jr. on Tuesday said that if elected president, he would immediately set up a national police oversight commission.

Implicit and explicit bias

In 2009, the year President Barack Obama took office, just 36 percent of white Americans said the country needed to do more to ensure that black people gained equal rights, according to a Pew Research Center poll. By 2017, four years after the start of the Black Lives Matter movement, that number had leapt to 54 percent of white people and roughly three in five Americans over all.

Sixty-one percent of the country in that poll said it supported Black Lives Matter.

While polls can tell us only what people say they believe — and could therefore be affected by a respondent’s desire to sound politically correct — a 2018 study by two social psychologists determined that even people’s implicit attitudes had shifted during the Black Lives Matter movement.

That study asked over one million digital participants to quickly associate a series of faces (some black and some white) with a series of words. The researchers found that during and after the protests, people were less likely to immediately associate black people’s images with negative words, or to quickly tie white people to positive ones.

Anup Gampa, a social psychologist at Harvey Mudd College in California and one of the authors of the study, said the shift in attitudes had occurred among people of all ages, and among conservatives as well as liberals. “Based on our findings, I wouldn’t be surprised if these protests have moved even white conservative attitudes to be more pro-black or anti-racist,” he said in an interview, referring to the recent demonstrations.

Mr. Phillips said the shift in attitudes spearheaded by the Black Lives Matter movement had extended even to the way protesters were operating.

“Much of the road map for how to engage on these issues has been put forward, and so when this happened there was more clarity, I think, around how to respond,” he said. “At some of these protests, they’ve had the white people form the outer ring. So there’s an awareness there that hasn’t been.”

Do protests like this work?

Just before the current round of protests swept the nation, the Princeton professor Omar Wasow published research in which he found that Democratic candidates did better in the wake of nonviolent protest movements organized by black leaders — while Republicans tended to benefit after violent uprisings.

But with a confrontational and sometimes messy gale of protests appearing to gain broad support, there is evidence to suggest that the calculus is not always so straightforward. There were scattered incidents of looting and arson during the peak of the Black Lives Matter movement, most notably in Ferguson, Mo., where Michael Brown was killed, and Baltimore, where Freddie Gray died, yet sentiment swung heavily in favor of the movement.

And a separate study, from a three-person team of political and social scientists, found that the Rodney King riots of 1992 helped to mobilize liberal white voters and African-Americans in Los Angeles, leading to a leftward shift in some city policies.

Douglas McLeod, a journalism professor at the University of Wisconsin who studies the impact of news coverage on social movements, said people consumed a wider variety of information today, pointing in particular to social media. This can help to circumvent what he called “several conventions in media coverage of social protest that work against the protesters” — including a tendency to focus on instances of protester violence, even when they’re relatively rare, and to privilege the accounts of those in uniform.

Dr. McLeod said that as videos showing police brutality against black people have appeared relentlessly on social media, they have helped persuade skeptical Americans that an endemic problem exists. “When these things accumulate over time, and we start to see more and more of these images, the evidence starts to become more incontrovertible,” he said.

A youth movement — with broad appeal

The current round of protests is youth-led, and so too, to some degree, is the shift in nationwide sentiment. Millennials and members of Generation Z are far more likely to say they believe the police are prone to racist behavior. And according to a PBS/NPR/Marist College poll last year, members of those generations were more than twice as likely to support reparations for slavery, compared with baby boomers and others in older generations.

A Pew survey in 2018 also found a stark generational divide over whether N.F.L. players were right to kneel in protest of racial inequality. Among millennials and teenagers in Generation Z, more than three in five expressed approval of the protests; among baby boomers and other older Americans, an equally large share said they disapproved.

Similar trends play out specifically among young black people and other people of color, who express a greater desire for sweeping change, and a more unanimous suspicion of the police. In a recent Washington Post/Ipsos poll of African-Americans, among respondents 35 and under, nine out of 10 said they did not trust the police to treat people of all races equally — higher than in any other age group.

The Trump effect

In this week’s Monmouth poll, most Americans continued to express at least some level of satisfaction with their local police departments. Still, the poll reflected a new willingness — across generations — to say that the police tend to show racial bias.

A similar trend has occurred over the past few years with regard to Immigration and Customs Enforcement, the agency responsible for enforcing the country’s immigration laws. It has become the least popular federal agency, according to data from the Pew Research Center.

In a March poll, Americans were just as likely to disapprove of the agency as they were to approve. Of the other nine agencies Pew asked about, none had less than 60 percent approval.

Long before he declared himself “your law and order president” this week, essentially positioning himself against the protesters, President Trump had put support for law enforcement at the center of his political identity. In the process, he has often singled out ICE for praise.

In this case, as in so many others, Mr. Trump’s combative brand of politics tends to draw clear dividing lines: Whether you support him will usually coincide fairly cleanly with your stance on any number of issues. Yet throughout his presidency, he has commanded a minority coalition. That’s certainly true now, with his approval rating stuck in the low 40s.

As he embraces harsh tactics against protesters, and seeks to label many of those fighting for racial justice as “domestic terrorists,” he has helped force a commitment one way or the other. And for the moment, a large and growing majority appears to be choosing the other side.

The Public Religion Research Institute was in the midst of a nationwide poll last week when the first protests broke out over George Floyd’s killing. The group’s researchers found that as demonstrations ramped up, Mr. Trump’s favorability rating fell significantly among certain key voting groups.

In the first three days of the poll, May 26 to 28, 40 percent of political independents expressed a positive view of the president; in interviews conducted over the three days that followed — starting on May 29, when Mr. Trump tweeted, “when the looting starts, the shooting starts” — his approval among independents dropped to 30 percent. Among white Christians, the dip was 11 points. Among seniors, his rating fell especially hard: from 58 percent to 41 percent.

https://www.nytimes.com/2020/06/05/us/p ... acism.html
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Simon of the Playa wrote:
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Perfectly said
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Thank you ^^
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"...the massing of protesters, the ensuing crackdowns and the awkwardly staged displays of strength by a leader determined to project authority."
These are sort of the events that the CIA has been orchestrating overseas over a generation or so.... I'll just leave that there....
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The scenes have been disturbingly familiar to CIA analysts accustomed to monitoring scenes of societal unraveling abroad — the massing of protesters, the ensuing crackdowns and the awkwardly staged displays of strength by a leader determined to project authority.
In interviews and posts on social media in recent days, current and former U.S. intelligence officials have expressed dismay at the similarity between events at home and the signs of decline or democratic regression they were trained to detect in other nations.
“I’ve seen this kind of violence,” said Gail Helt, a former CIA analyst responsible for tracking developments in China and Southeast Asia. “This is what autocrats do. This is what happens in countries before a collapse. It really does unnerve me.”


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Post by some seeing eye » Mon Jun 08, 2020 6:02 pm

And from scenic Klamath Falls, one of the road trip stops 3 1/2 hours from BRC for BC, Washington, and Oregon burners:

In Klamath Falls, Oregon, victory declared over antifa, which never showed up
Towns from Washington state to Indiana have seen armed groups begin patrolling the streets after rumors spread on social media about an antifa invasion.

https://www.nbcnews.com/tech/social-med ... d-n1226681
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some seeing eye wrote:
Mon Jun 08, 2020 6:02 pm
And from scenic Klamath Falls, one of the road trip stops 3 1/2 hours from BRC for BC, Washington, and Oregon burners:

In Klamath Falls, Oregon, victory declared over antifa, which never showed up
Towns from Washington state to Indiana have seen armed groups begin patrolling the streets after rumors spread on social media about an antifa invasion.

https://www.nbcnews.com/tech/social-med ... d-n1226681
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Post by Simon of the Playa » Tue Jun 09, 2020 5:57 am

PSYOP are planned operations that convey selected information and indicators to foreign target audiences to influence their emotions, motives, objective reasoning, and ultimately, the behavior of foreign governments, organizations, groups, and individuals. The purpose of all PSYOP is to create in neutral, friendly, or hostile foreign groups the emotions, attitudes, or desired behavior that support the achievement of U.S. national objectives and the military mission. In doing so, PSYOP influences not only policy and decisions but also the ability to govern, the ability to command, the will to fight, the will to obey, and the will to support. The combination of PSYOP products and actions create in the selected target audiences a behavior that supports U.S. national policy objectives and the theater commander’s intentions at the strategic, operational, and tactical.

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Post by some seeing eye » Tue Jun 09, 2020 9:02 am

^ ^Yes.

The Russians are playing more a Bannonesque Helter Skelter game on social media.

Here is one result that the United States has a self-sustaining Helter Skelter:

Multiracial family harassed, trapped on camping trip
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Today PSYOPS are stupid cheap. Russia spent $46,000 on Facebook ads and $1.25 million a month for the troll farm. So far less than $20 million on the 2016 election. That is in contrast to about $2 billion spent on election advertising in a presidential election.
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Post by Simon of the Playa » Wed Jun 10, 2020 5:32 am

“As a military officer, what I saw was more or less really f---ed up,” said one D.C. Guardsman who was deployed to Lafayette Square last Monday and who, like some others, spoke on condition of anonymity to speak freely. The official line from the White House that the protesters had turned violent, he said, is false.

https://www.politico.com/news/2020/06/0 ... sts-309932
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Re: Politics, Everyday, All day... morning, noon and night....II

Post by Simon of the Playa » Wed Jun 10, 2020 1:17 pm

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Re: Politics, Everyday, All day... morning, noon and night....II

Post by some seeing eye » Sun Jun 14, 2020 11:33 am

Immigrants stage a hunger strike for black lives inside ICE detention facility

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Re: Politics, Everyday, All day... morning, noon and night....II

Post by Dr. Pyro » Mon Jun 15, 2020 9:12 am

some seeing eye wrote:
Sun Jun 14, 2020 11:33 am
Immigrants stage a hunger strike for black lives inside ICE detention facility

https://www.ourprism.org/1952428
That should save the hard working taxpayers money.

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