130 Responses to “Breonna Isn’t A Meme. She’s A Human Being Deserving Of Justice”


  1. 1 Dudette
    August 14, 2020 at 10:37 am

    Thank you Nerdy!
    Say Her Name: Breonna Taylor

  2. 5 Dudette
    August 14, 2020 at 10:38 am

  3. 6 jer44
    August 14, 2020 at 10:49 am

  4. 7 Dudette
    August 14, 2020 at 10:50 am

    President Obama on the USPS

    • 8 Dudette
      August 14, 2020 at 11:36 am

  5. 9 jer44
    August 14, 2020 at 11:02 am

  6. 10 jer44
    August 14, 2020 at 11:03 am

  7. 11 Dudette
    August 14, 2020 at 11:25 am

    I love that Julian is highlighting local races across the country. Great thread of endorsements for down ballot races.

  8. 12 Dudette
    August 14, 2020 at 11:30 am

    Well damn.

    “Well meaning” hmmpf

    • 13 marleysperson
      August 14, 2020 at 12:06 pm

      I’m so shocked. WTAF

    • 15 No Child Left Behind
      August 14, 2020 at 12:15 pm

      Sanders has always been a torn for me with his “my way” or the highway attitude.

    • August 14, 2020 at 12:25 pm

      Absolutely NOTHING “well meaning” about undermining a fundamental institution and its oversight body. Another short-sighted stupid stunt by St. Bernie. UGH.

    • 17 todjey
      August 14, 2020 at 1:11 pm

      OMG.

      I always wondered about Sanders. I can’t say I am surprised, the far left imo want to ‘bern’ everything down … and consider the ‘establishment’ to be the issue. How is this helpful , to split the votes etc?
      It will only ensure Repubs winning. Nothing wrong in wanting progressive change … work together to make the change, even if takes longer.

      If he was on the ticket … he would be mighty regretful now.

    • 18 Wilson Michael
      August 15, 2020 at 1:48 am

      Bernie successfully blocked Obama’s nominee, but was unsuccessful (or didn’t block) Trumps Nominee. The disrespect shown Obama was staggering. No allowance that Obama’s nominees would have been in the USPS best interests. No allowance for Obama’s consideration of options. Just a short sighted “finger” salute to Obama. And complete capitulation to Trump. What a POS.

  9. August 14, 2020 at 11:30 am

    “Four ways William Barr is already subverting the 2020 elections”
    “Safeguarding the vote would be the top priority of a normal attorney general. It’s the opposite now.”
    “He’s letting off the hook those who contributed to interference in the last election;
    he’s undermining confidence in the government’s ability to protect the coming election;
    he’s signaling to bad actors that helping President Trump win will garner them special treatment under the law; and he’s spreading disinformation about the potential for voter fraud.”
    (https://www.washingtonpost.com/outlook/barr-attorney-general-election/2020/06/26/7ad4fc7e-b6fb-11ea-a510-55bf26485c93_story.html)

    • August 14, 2020 at 11:32 am

      Trump diminishing public trust in serial ways, by continuous lying, by undermining the safety of the election, and our precious beloved USPS. We can fill out ballots at homes, if we get them. Take them to designated ballot drops, if they haven’t removed them. Or to mail boxes, if they have not been removed.
      Or to the Courthouse, if open.
      –Anyone asked Trump or Barr directly about their open election fraud?

  10. 22 Dudette
    August 14, 2020 at 11:43 am

  11. August 14, 2020 at 11:45 am

    “What the Nazis Learned from Jim Crow:
    Author Isabel Wilkerson on the U.S. Racial Caste System”
    In her extensively researched new book, “Caste: The Origins of Our Discontents,”
    Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Isabel Wilkerson argues the United States’ racial hierarchy should be thought of as a caste system, similar to that in India. In a wide-ranging interview, she describes how she also looks at
    the ways Nazi Germany borrowed from U.S. Jim Crow laws.”
    (https://www.democracynow.org/2020/8/12/caste_isabel_wilkerson)

    • August 14, 2020 at 11:46 am

      “The Nazis needed no one to teach them how to hate,”
      Wilkerson says. “But what they did was they sent researchers to the United States to study Jim Crow laws here in the United States, to study and to research how the United States had managed to subordinate and subjugate its African American population.”
      –evil under the microscope.

    • August 14, 2020 at 11:59 am

      And podcast “Why Is This Happening?” with Chris Hayes.
      “Caste in America with Isabel Wilkerson”,
      (August 11)

  12. 26 marleysperson
    August 14, 2020 at 12:05 pm

  13. August 14, 2020 at 12:10 pm

    McConnell left town with his posse until Labor Day, September 7th = 24 days hence.
    No coronavirus relief = mass evictions, hunger, ongoing covid deaths.
    We need a Chef José in every city.
    Eh no mercy on these sadistic killers when we win.

  14. 29 No Child Left Behind
    August 14, 2020 at 12:13 pm

    NBC Politics @NBCPolitics · 14m
    BREAKING: Former President Obama says that President Trump is trying to “actively kneecap the Postal Service” to affect mail-in voting in the 2020 election, and urges lawmakers and citizens to take actions to “protect the integrity” of the election.

  15. 30 marleysperson
    August 14, 2020 at 12:13 pm

    Maybe this is what PP and his master were chatting about on the phone all these times

    • 31 ggail44
      August 14, 2020 at 1:09 pm

      This is an article full of eye-opening information and shows that our Senators “are” sending letters to DeJoy. We need to send letters and postcards to him too!

  16. August 14, 2020 at 12:20 pm

    YES WE CAN!!!!

  17. August 14, 2020 at 12:34 pm

    Facts:
    1) “The USPS doesn’t belong to the Postmaster General, the Board of Governors, or even Donald Trump.
    Trump can “task” all he wants- but he and his underlings can’t sell what they don’t own. The USPS was established by an Act of Congress. The new PMG and BOG may very well push for privatization- but they don’t have the legal authority to make it happen.
    2) Bottom line- privatizing the USPS would require a new Act of Congress.
    That means that the same House of Representatives that just impeached Trump would have to approve the elimination of a couple hundred thousand union jobs with decent wages and benefits in every state and every House district in the country.”
    (https://postalnews.com/blog/2019/12/27/usps-could-privatize-as-early-as-2020-really-no/)

    • August 14, 2020 at 12:35 pm

      Their plan:
      “Once the new leadership is in place,
      the board will also be tasked by the Trump administration with creating a package of large, structural changes intended to help the ailing Postal Service. Those changes will likely include privatizing and selling pieces of the public service off, according to the American Postal Workers Union (APWU), which represents more than 200,000 current and retired postal employees.”

    • August 14, 2020 at 12:35 pm

      The corporate plan to slash and burn and privatize has been in the works for some time:
      “USPS Could Privatize As Early As 2020”. (Fortune)
      –This article now unavailable.

  18. 37 ggail44
    August 14, 2020 at 12:44 pm

    Nerdy my sister, my Queen, thank you for Posting Trevor Noah! I learned more information. The audacity to arrest the protesters! Damn!!!!

    We must put our collective weight on this – call the DA, comment on the state website, Facebook, whatever. Just worry the phuck out of Kentucky!!! 😡

    Please everyone, retweet Dudette’s tweet (thanks Dudette 😘) and post it on FB.

    If we stay together and VOTE in November, January 2021 we will have lady Karma dancing at the Inauguration.

    • August 14, 2020 at 12:48 pm

      May we find creative and legal ways to counter Trump and Barr’s election fraud.
      The only thing Doom is not doing is lining us up and shooting us. What he is doing now with our Postal Service is unequivocally the act of an authoritarian.

  19. August 14, 2020 at 12:51 pm

  20. August 14, 2020 at 12:55 pm

    President Obama:
    ‘Unheard of’ for Trump to try to ‘actively kneecap the postal service’
    “In an interview with his former campaign manager David Plouffe, Obama said the GOP “for quite some time has actively tried to discourage people’s votes from counting in all kinds of ways, whether it’s voter ID laws or…blatant gerrymandering, [or] making it difficult for people in certain precincts to find their polling places.”
    “What we’ve never seen before is a president say, ‘I’m going to try to actively kneecap the postal service to encourage voting, and I will be explicit about the reason I’m doing it,’” Obama said.
    “That’s sort of unheard of, right? And we also have not had an election in the midst of a pandemic that is still deadly and killing a lot of people and…we still don’t know.”
    (https://thehill.com/homenews/news/512027-obama-unheard-of-for-trump-to-try-to-actively-kneecap-the-postal-service)

  21. 45 jer44
    August 14, 2020 at 12:59 pm

  22. 46 jer44
    August 14, 2020 at 1:01 pm

  23. 47 jer44
    August 14, 2020 at 1:03 pm

  24. 48 marleysperson
    August 14, 2020 at 1:06 pm

  25. 49 jer44
    August 14, 2020 at 1:13 pm

  26. 50 marleysperson
    August 14, 2020 at 1:13 pm

  27. 51 marleysperson
    August 14, 2020 at 1:15 pm

  28. 52 marleysperson
    August 14, 2020 at 1:16 pm

  29. 53 marleysperson
    August 14, 2020 at 1:17 pm

    Thread

    • 54 tnmtngirl1
      August 14, 2020 at 1:44 pm

      Heard this morning from a postal worker in ME that yesterday there was 80,000 pieces of mail left behind in ME. Boxes are also being removed in OR. Don’t tell me to no panic and get all hysterical. THIS IS SERIOUS and he has flat out told the country what he is going to do. ACT, Dems, ACT. There are some things they CAN do.

  30. 55 jer44
    August 14, 2020 at 1:22 pm

  31. 56 jer44
    August 14, 2020 at 1:24 pm

  32. 57 marleysperson
    August 14, 2020 at 1:47 pm

    Balls to the wall.

  33. 58 Dudette
    August 14, 2020 at 1:53 pm

    LOLOLOLOL!!!! 😆😆😆😆

  34. 59 Dudette
    August 14, 2020 at 1:57 pm

    Yes We Kam! 💛

  35. 60 Dudette
    August 14, 2020 at 1:58 pm

  36. August 14, 2020 at 2:14 pm

    Rachel Maddow on Belarus:
    “We’ve seen women in all white peacefully flooding the streets calling for the security forces to stop shooting, stop beating people. But what they’re doing to people that they’re taking inside these police stations and these police vans. These hostage style videos of people who have been beaten and injured, obviously terrified, in monotone renouncing their participation in the protests. BBC news has captured video of holding centers and these unmarked vans, where the visual part of the tape is essentially a static image. But you can hear in the audios people beaten, and screaming, and begging for their lives. This is happening this week. This is Europe! In 2020!
    This is not a joke. This is not a game. This is happening right now. That country has got this terrible leader who has been in control of that country and its economy for 26 years. And he is now pulling out all of the stops to remain in power, and we see how violent that very quickly becomes.”

    • August 14, 2020 at 2:15 pm

      Maddow:
      “Authoritarianism means rule by force and not by law.
      If you have power that’s what entitles you to keep power, under authoritarian rule. And corruption and authoritarianism always go hand in hand. Because if you rule by force and not by law, well there’s nothing to constrain you. There’s no such thing as legitimate opposition to you. And there’s no legitimate check or limit on your power within Government. And so if you’ve got authoritarian control, you turn the power of the state to your own purposes. Whether it’s making you, and your family, and your staff, and your cronies rich. Whether it’s using the power of the Government that you control to ensure that nobody else will ever be allowed to replace you at the top.”

    • August 14, 2020 at 2:17 pm

      Maddow:
      “I mean an example of that type of effort is to use the power of the prosecutors in your Government.
      Use the power of the Justice Department in your Government to punish political enemies, to threaten political enemies. To bring trumped up investigations in prosecutions of your political enemies. And to reward and protect people who criminally cover up for you or do your dirty work. President Trump in a new interview with Fox Business, just chastised Attorney General William Barr for potentially being too politically correct to want to bring charges against the people who investigated the Russian attack on our last election to benefit him. He says he doesn’t want Bill Barr to be ‘too politically correct’ to do that, Bill Barr could be “one of the greats”….The president saying publicly he wants those charges brought, effectively.”

    • August 14, 2020 at 2:19 pm

      Maddow:
      “Using your current control of the Government to stay in power could also take the form of sabotaging the Postal Service. Block access to voting in your re-election effort when your re-election effort is being held in the midst of an out-of-control pandemic, which means people may not be able to vote safely any other way other than through the Postal Service. The president as of today is getting very, very blunt about the fact that he really is messing with the Postal Service on purpose to prevent them from being able to handle ballots in the election. I mean that is far-fetched right? But that is happening.”

  37. 67 nena20409
    August 14, 2020 at 2:16 pm

  38. 68 Dudette
    August 14, 2020 at 2:16 pm

  39. 69 nena20409
    August 14, 2020 at 2:17 pm

  40. 73 marleysperson
    August 14, 2020 at 2:21 pm

    We don’t need a damn statue. We need you in prison for the rest of your life.

  41. 74 Dudette
    August 14, 2020 at 2:24 pm

  42. 75 Dudette
    August 14, 2020 at 2:30 pm

  43. August 14, 2020 at 2:47 pm

    Rachel Maddow:
    “There is a reason there’s no such thing as an ex-authoritarian leader, right?
    Ex-dictator is not a job title. There’s no retirement plan for the Alexander Lukashenkos and the Vladimir Putins
    of the world. There’s nothing else you can do after you’ve done that. If you’ve spent your time in power, your years in power undermining the democratic institutions of your country, rendering all opposition criminal, corrupting all profitable enterprise in your country, so that instead it is feeding you instead of your country’s economy. “

    • August 14, 2020 at 2:49 pm

      Maddow:
      “If you’ve spent your years in power defying any perspective transition of power away from you as a ‘revolution’ or a ‘coup’ that must be quelled with force. If you have used your time in office helping yourself to the spoils of state power, well practically speaking then – you have to stay in power!
      Because if you ever left, unless some sympathetic or allied foreign power is going to spirit you away in the night and shelter you in exile. I mean if you ever leave power, the people in your country are going to find out everything you did. And they’re going to hold you to it. Especially if some of what brought you to power and some of what you did in power constitutes clear criminal behavior. I mean it’s nice I’m sure if you’re President, to have presidential immunity from prosecution. It’s sort of an esoteric benefit of the U.S. presidency that most presidents don’t use. And never seriously need to contemplate using.”

    • August 14, 2020 at 2:50 pm

      Maddow:
      “But if you are Individual One. If you have been found as President to have committed crimes and directed the commission of crimes for which other people in prison. Then presidential immunity is the most important thing in your life. And as Michael Cohen says in his new book, we now know, that means you’ll do ANYTHING to keep it. Which means you’ll do anything to keep yourself fin power.”

  44. 79 marleysperson
    August 14, 2020 at 2:56 pm

    Share and spread the word!

  45. 80 Dudette
    August 14, 2020 at 3:13 pm

    Just caught the last half of this interview. As expected Kamala was excellent. When I can find it, I will post the video.

  46. 81 marleysperson
    August 14, 2020 at 3:26 pm

  47. August 14, 2020 at 3:28 pm

    Fmr AG Loretta Lynch speaks with Joy Reid:
    GOP is now fueling birtherism conspiracies against Senator Harris:
    https://www.msnbc.com/the-reidout/watch/loretta-lynch-on-gop-fueling-birtherism-conspiracies-against-harris-we-saw-it-so-vividly-with-obama-90039877615
    “Republicans immediately lodged criticisms of Kamala Harris shortly after Joe Biden picked her as his running mate, with some going ‘full birther.’ Former Attorney General Loretta Lynch says, “Once again, a highly qualified, outstanding, Black candidate has risen to the fore. And this always generates a backlash …
    We saw it so vividly with President Obama and unfortunately, it’s come to roost again.”

  48. 84 nena20409
    August 14, 2020 at 3:32 pm

  49. August 14, 2020 at 3:41 pm

    Important thread. Please help spread the word.

  50. August 14, 2020 at 3:46 pm

    “Let’s not forget Tribal history as we complete the Census”
    By Kayla Hilario,
    Tribal Affairs Specialist.
    “For thousands of years, the Miwok people lived throughout Northern and Central California – spread over a hundred villages along the San Joaquin and Sacramento Rivers and north of the San Francisco Bay area, east into the foothills of the Sierra Nevada.
    Then came sudden and drastic change – when an influx of European settlers in the 19th century invaded Miwok lands based on promises of riches overnight. In 1839, John Sutter built his fort and raided around the area. Then the California Gold Rush brought an onslaught of non-Native people into the area.
    As many say, the rest is history – and has followed with many years of regaining the right to these historical lands and official recognition of the abuses faced.
    This history is not new to Indian Country – we all have come to know this through the years and as other tribes have encountered the same struggles.
    The Miwok story is personal for me – I am a descendent of the Blue Family.
    My late grandmother, Dorothy (Blue) Olvera, and late father, Henry Sonny Olvera,
    were very proud members of this Tribe.
    I now take my family history with me to the work I do on behalf of the state.
    As the Tribal Affairs Specialist for the California Complete Count – Census 2020 Office, I work with Tribal Governments and tribal outreach to encourage the hardest-to-count Californians to take the Census.
    It’s hard for me to admit, but prior to this role, I had little knowledge about how important the Census is for Indian Country. I think back to the 2000 Census when someone knocked on my front door to count me. I didn’t understand why this person wanted to know my name and who lived with me – I was suspicious.
    This is a similar situation other Californians face today – understanding why the Census is important and how exactly it’s important for them and their family.”
    (https://www.indianz.com/News/2020/08/13/kayla-hilario-lets-not-forget-tribal-his.asp)

  51. 87 marleysperson
    August 14, 2020 at 3:53 pm

    Why are any of them gone?

  52. 88 jer44
    August 14, 2020 at 4:24 pm

  53. 89 jer44
    August 14, 2020 at 4:26 pm

  54. 90 jer44
    August 14, 2020 at 4:28 pm

  55. 91 Dudette
    August 14, 2020 at 4:35 pm

    I got your mean and nasty, right here.

  56. 94 Dudette
    August 14, 2020 at 5:02 pm

  57. 95 Dudette
    August 14, 2020 at 5:02 pm

  58. 96 Dudette
    August 14, 2020 at 5:11 pm

  59. 97 Dudette
    August 14, 2020 at 5:11 pm

  60. 98 Dudette
    August 14, 2020 at 5:13 pm

    Beauty Break – Halle!

  61. 103 Dudette
    August 14, 2020 at 5:16 pm

  62. 104 Dudette
    August 14, 2020 at 5:29 pm

  63. 105 Dudette
    August 14, 2020 at 5:38 pm

    LOL! He got Denzel down pat! 😆

  64. August 14, 2020 at 6:01 pm

  65. August 14, 2020 at 6:19 pm

    Cali TODers

  66. 109 Dudette
    August 14, 2020 at 6:30 pm

  67. 110 Dudette
    August 14, 2020 at 6:31 pm

  68. 111 Dudette
    August 14, 2020 at 6:32 pm

  69. 112 Dudette
    August 14, 2020 at 6:37 pm

  70. August 14, 2020 at 6:42 pm

  71. 114 marleysperson
    August 14, 2020 at 6:46 pm

    Yes

    • August 14, 2020 at 7:06 pm

      After US Postal Service cites concerns on delivery standards, Pennsylvania asks court to extend mail-in voting deadlines
      Following a warning from the US Postal Service about delays in delivery times, Pennsylvania called on the state Supreme Court to extend deadlines for mail-in ballots to be received in the November election. It comes after Donald Trump said in an interview that he will block funding requested by Democratic lawmakers for the USPS, citing his intention to prevent universal mail-in voting. Pennsylvania is a key swing state in the upcoming election.
      Photo via @Gizmodo

  72. August 14, 2020 at 7:08 pm

  73. 120 marleysperson
    August 14, 2020 at 7:24 pm

    LISTEN TO HIM

  74. 121 Dudette
    August 14, 2020 at 7:39 pm

  75. 122 Dudette
    August 14, 2020 at 7:44 pm

  76. August 14, 2020 at 7:49 pm

    Hmmmm……….Couldn’t take the blowback.

  77. 124 Dudette
    August 14, 2020 at 7:49 pm

  78. 126 Dudette
    August 14, 2020 at 7:51 pm

  79. 127 Dudette
    August 14, 2020 at 7:52 pm

  80. 128 Dudette
    August 14, 2020 at 7:53 pm

    Any AKAs out there, this is for you.

  81. August 14, 2020 at 7:54 pm

    One of my random thoughts. Why the heck does Orange Idiot today thinks he’ll win NY? Come on now! NY?! Only thing I can think of is that they’ve figured a way to disenfranchise NY voters. Or he’s throwing more spaghetti against his wall (pun intended) to see what shit sticks.

    And can he & ignoramus appendage get an absentee ballot from FL? That shithole of his is a business not a residence.

    Ok, going back to my corner chair. Overuse of words (mostly in my head) not yet in my Webster’s. 😜

  82. 130 jer44
    August 14, 2020 at 7:59 pm


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