There Is No Reforming This

102 Responses to “There Is No Reforming This”

  1. 1 Nerdy Wonka
    April 20, 2021 at 3:24 pm

    There are no good cops.

    There are no good cops.

    THERE ARE NO GOOD COPS!!!!!!! 25 years old and doing this evil? THERE ARE NO GOOD COPS!!!!

  2. April 20, 2021 at 3:45 pm

    “VP Harris talks infrastructure at bus manufacturers:
    Yesterday: “Vice President Kamala Harris is in High Point, North Carolina, where she is touring Thomas Built Buses, a manufacturer of electric school buses, as part of a nationwide tour of Biden administration officials to promote the $2 trillion American Jobs Plan.”

  3. April 20, 2021 at 5:10 pm

    Chauvin convicted in all three counts. It’s a start…

  4. 5 amk for obama
    April 20, 2021 at 5:16 pm


    Finally. A modicum of justice.

  5. 6 Nerdy Wonka
    April 20, 2021 at 5:19 pm

  6. 7 Nerdy Wonka
    April 20, 2021 at 5:21 pm

  7. April 20, 2021 at 5:25 pm

    AG Merrick Garland,
    “played a major role in the investigation and prosecution that brought McVeigh and his co-conspirator Terry Nichols to justice” said in his speech at the Oklahoma City memorial yesterday
    “At the time, we did not know exactly how many people had died,” Garland said. “But we did know that the children’s center, which had been at the front of the building, was gone. Then and there, we made a vow.
    We promised that we would find the perpetrators, that we would bring them to justice, and that we would do so in a way that honored the Constitution.”

    • April 20, 2021 at 5:25 pm

      “ABC News chief justice correspondent Pierre Thomas speaks exclusively with Attorney General Merrick Garland about domestic extremism threats in the U.S. and about combating racism.”

    • April 20, 2021 at 5:26 pm

      AG Garland yesterday:
      “So all of us in our family feel an obligation to public service and try to protect other people the way the country protected us. That’s the job of the Justice Department – to ensure equal justice under the law for all American citizens.”

      “I think all Americans should listen deeper,” the attorney general added. “We’re one country. We’re obligated to each other. We’re obligated to protect each other.”

  8. 11 pkayden
    April 20, 2021 at 5:32 pm

  9. April 20, 2021 at 5:35 pm

    Guilty on all charges:
    The world can respect America on this outcome.

  10. 13 amk for obama
    April 20, 2021 at 5:38 pm

  11. 14 pkayden
    April 20, 2021 at 5:38 pm

  12. 15 Nerdy Wonka
    April 20, 2021 at 5:42 pm

  13. 16 amk for obama
    April 20, 2021 at 5:46 pm

  14. 17 Dudette
    April 20, 2021 at 5:50 pm


  15. 18 pkayden
    April 20, 2021 at 5:52 pm

    • 19 Dudette
      April 20, 2021 at 6:00 pm

      I pray those two children are getting the care and love they need. Can’t imagine how they live through ongoing trauma from that murder and everything that’s happened since.

  16. 20 Dudette
    April 20, 2021 at 5:54 pm


  17. 21 pkayden
    April 20, 2021 at 5:59 pm

  18. 22 amk for obama
    April 20, 2021 at 6:00 pm

  19. 23 Dudette
    April 20, 2021 at 6:01 pm

    VP and POTUS on the phone with the Floyd Family.

  20. 24 Dudette
    April 20, 2021 at 6:02 pm

  21. 25 Dudette
    April 20, 2021 at 6:07 pm

    This perp walk isn’t exactly satisfying until sentencing, but it’ll do for now.

  22. 27 Dudette
    April 20, 2021 at 6:11 pm

    A message from President Obama on the verdict.

  23. 28 jer44
    April 20, 2021 at 6:15 pm

    SOON – President Biden, VP Harris deliver remarks on Derek Chauvin guilty verdict

  24. April 20, 2021 at 6:15 pm

    Strong Statement from PA US Sen Bob Casey

    • April 20, 2021 at 6:17 pm

  25. 31 Dudette
    April 20, 2021 at 6:18 pm

    For Nerdy Wonka!

  26. 32 Dudette
    April 20, 2021 at 6:23 pm

  27. 33 Dudette
    April 20, 2021 at 6:25 pm

  28. 34 Dudette
    April 20, 2021 at 6:26 pm

    President Uncle Joe

    • 35 Dudette
      April 20, 2021 at 8:35 pm


  29. 36 amk for obama
    April 20, 2021 at 6:27 pm

    Now do the other three criminals.

  30. 37 Dudette
    April 20, 2021 at 6:28 pm


  31. April 20, 2021 at 6:33 pm

  32. 39 pkayden
    April 20, 2021 at 6:43 pm

  33. 40 amk for obama
    April 20, 2021 at 6:51 pm

  34. 41 Dudette
    April 20, 2021 at 7:11 pm

    Excuse the colorful language.

  35. 42 Dudette
    April 20, 2021 at 7:11 pm

  36. 43 Dudette
    April 20, 2021 at 7:12 pm

    Think about that.

  37. 44 Dudette
    April 20, 2021 at 7:13 pm

    The President is speaking.

  38. 45 pkayden
    April 20, 2021 at 7:16 pm

  39. 46 Dudette
    April 20, 2021 at 7:25 pm

    We need these two civil champions confirmed and the George Floyd Act passed.

  40. 47 pkayden
    April 20, 2021 at 7:27 pm

  41. 48 Dudette
    April 20, 2021 at 7:28 pm


  42. 49 Dudette
    April 20, 2021 at 7:32 pm

    Black Lives Matter

  43. April 20, 2021 at 8:01 pm

    Vice Presdent Harris just now:
    “A measure of justice is not the same as equal justice.”
    “We still must reform the system.”

  44. 51 Dudette
    April 20, 2021 at 8:17 pm

    A message from My Reverend Senator

  45. 52 Dudette
    April 20, 2021 at 8:31 pm

    Hours after the Chauvin verdict. It just never fucking stops.

  46. 53 Dudette
    April 20, 2021 at 8:33 pm

  47. 54 Dudette
    April 20, 2021 at 8:34 pm

  48. 56 pkayden
    April 20, 2021 at 8:42 pm

  49. 57 Dudette
    April 20, 2021 at 8:43 pm

    She called the police for help and they killed her.

  50. 58 amk for obama
    April 20, 2021 at 8:54 pm

    The corrupt thugs tried to normalize a public lynching. But for that girl who had the courage to record it, today would have never seen the day.

  51. 59 Dudette
    April 20, 2021 at 8:58 pm

    Oh wow! Free lunch for all students for 2021-2022 school year! 👏🏾

  52. 60 Dudette
    April 20, 2021 at 9:02 pm

    • 61 Dudette
      April 20, 2021 at 9:05 pm

  53. 62 pkayden
    April 20, 2021 at 9:03 pm

  54. 63 Dudette
    April 20, 2021 at 9:04 pm

  55. 64 Dudette
    April 20, 2021 at 9:09 pm

  56. 67 amk for obama
    April 20, 2021 at 9:26 pm

    Yup, that rapid ‘can’t believe my own eyes’ blinking.

  57. 68 Dudette
    April 20, 2021 at 10:01 pm

    3 more…

  58. 69 Dudette
    April 20, 2021 at 10:17 pm

    What you can do…

  59. 71 pkayden
    April 20, 2021 at 10:22 pm

  60. 72 Dudette
    April 20, 2021 at 10:25 pm

    Yay Vanita!

  61. 73 amk for obama
    April 20, 2021 at 10:41 pm

    I am with her.

  62. 74 amk for obama
    April 20, 2021 at 10:55 pm

  63. 75 amk for obama
    April 21, 2021 at 5:43 am

  64. 76 amk for obama
    April 21, 2021 at 5:51 am

    He put his whole weight behind the BLM campaign and forced F1 and Mercedes to act.

  65. 77 amk for obama
    April 21, 2021 at 5:52 am

  66. 78 amk for obama
    April 21, 2021 at 6:02 am

  67. 79 amk for obama
    April 21, 2021 at 6:28 am

    Bakari Sellers taking ‘journos’ to task for being police peons.

  68. 81 pkayden
    April 21, 2021 at 9:03 am

  69. April 21, 2021 at 10:09 am

    LOVE This!

  70. April 21, 2021 at 10:51 am

    Wishing much love to Mr. George Floyd’s family…and now a little peace of mind for the long journey.
    And for every family who has ever lost a loved one by police or by the gun. We must bring on fhe George Floyd Justice in Policing Act without delay. (H120)

  71. April 21, 2021 at 11:06 am

    Congresswoman Maxine Waters:
    “joins The ReidOut to talk about the Chauvin guilty verdict and the censure vote against her”.
    “My colleagues stood with me and they voted to table the motion that was put up to censure me because the Republicans love to use me as a target. They raise money on my backs.”

  72. April 21, 2021 at 11:17 am

    Remarks by Vice President Harris
    on the Verdict in the Derek Chauvin Trial for the Death of George Floyd

    “Today, we feel a sigh of relief. Still, it cannot take away the pain.
    A measure of justice isn’t the same as equal justice. This verdict brings us a step closer. And, the fact is, we still have work to do.

    We still must reform the system. Last summer, together with Senator Cory Booker and Representative Karen Bass, I introduced the George Floyd Justice in Policing Act. This bill would hold law enforcement accountable and help build trust between law enforcement and our communities. This bill is part of George Floyd’s legacy.

    The President and I will continue to urge the Senate to pass this legislation — not as a panacea for every problem, but as a start.

    This work is long overdue. America has a long history of systemic racism. Black Americans — and Black men,
    in particular — have been treated, throughout the course of our history, as less than human.

    Black men are fathers and brothers and sons and uncles and grandfathers and friends and neighbors.
    Their lives must be valued in our education system, in our healthcare system, in our housing system, in our economic system, in our criminal justice system, in our nation. Full stop.

    Because of smartphones, so many Americans have now seen the racial injustice that Black Americans have known for generations — the racial injustice that we have fought for generations; that my parents protested in the 1960s; that millions of us, Americans of every race, protested last summer.

    Here’s the truth about racial injustice: It is not just a Black America problem or a people of color problem. It is a problem for every American. It is keeping us from fulfilling the promise of liberty and justice for all, and it is holding our nation back from realizing our full potential.

    We are all a part of George Floyd’s legacy, and our job now is to honor it and to honor him.”


  73. April 21, 2021 at 11:26 am

    ‘Today, we are able to breathe again’:
    “Floyd’s family members celebrate verdict, vow to fight on for racial justice”

    Philonise Floyd: “Justice for George means freedom for all.”

  74. April 21, 2021 at 11:32 am

    H.R.7120 – George Floyd Justice in Policing Act of 2020

    “This bill addresses a wide range of policies and issues regarding policing practices and law enforcement accountability. It includes measures to increase accountability for law enforcement misconduct, to enhance transparency and data collection, and to eliminate discriminatory policing practices.

    The bill facilitates federal enforcement of constitutional violations (e.g., excessive use of force) by state and local law enforcement. Among other things, it does the following:

    lowers the criminal intent standard—from willful to knowing or reckless—to convict a law enforcement officer for misconduct in a federal prosecution,
    limits qualified immunity as a defense to liability in a private civil action against a law enforcement officer or state correctional officer, and
    authorizes the Department of Justice to issue subpoenas in investigations of police departments for a pattern or practice of discrimination.
    The bill also creates a national registry—the National Police Misconduct Registry—to compile data on complaints and records of police misconduct.

    It establishes a framework to prohibit racial profiling at the federal, state, and local levels.

    The bill establishes new requirements for law enforcement officers and agencies, including to report data on use-of-force incidents, to obtain training on implicit bias and racial profiling, and to wear body cameras.”

    Sponsored by Congresswoman Karen Bass (D-CA-37)
    Introduced 06/08/2020.

  75. April 21, 2021 at 11:56 am

    Minnesota AG Ellison News Conference.
    “Minnesota Attorney General Keith Ellison (D) and the prosecution team in the Derek Chauvin trial spoke to reporters after a jury found the former Minneapolis police officer guilty in the death of George Floyd.”

    • April 21, 2021 at 11:59 am

      AG Ellison:
      “Over the last year, the family of George Floyd had to relive again and again the worst day of their lives when they lost their brother, their father, their friend. I’m profoundly grateful to them for giving us the time we needed to prosecute this case. They have shown the world what grace and class and courage really look like. Although a verdict alone cannot in their pain, I hope it’s another step on the long path toward healing for them. There’s no replacing your beloved Perry– or Floyd, as his friends called him. But he is the one who sparked a worldwide movement, and that’s important.

      We owe our thanks to the men and women of the jury who gave many hours of their time and attention to carefully listening to the evidence, weighing the facts, rendering a verdict. They are regular people from all walks of life. A lot like that bouquet of humanity on that corner on May 25 and in that courtroom. They answered the call and they served in a landmark trial. They now deserve to return to their lives. If they ask you to respect their privacy, we ask you to honor that request.”

      “We put everything we had into this prosecution. We presented the best case that we could, and the jury heard us. And we’re grateful for that. We had the sole burden of proof in the case. And history shows that winning cases like these can be difficult. I’m proud of every hour, every minute, and every ounce of effort we put in this case.”

    • April 21, 2021 at 12:01 pm

      AG Ellison:
      “Here we are in 2021 still addressing the same problem. Since Dr. Clark testified, we have seen Rodney King, Abner Louima, Oscar Grant, Eric Garner, Michael Brown, Freddie Gray, Sandra Bland, Philando Castile, Laquan McDonald, Stephon Clark, Atatiana Jefferson, Anton Black, Breonna Taylor, and now Daunte Wright and Adam Toledo. This has to end. We need true justice. That’s not one case. That is a social transformation that says that nobody’s beneath the law, and no one is above it.
      This verdict reminds us that we must make enduring systemic societal change.”

  76. 92 ggail44
    April 21, 2021 at 11:59 am

  77. 94 Dudette
    April 21, 2021 at 12:22 pm

    4 astronauts are heading to the International Space Station early Friday morning.

  78. April 21, 2021 at 12:22 pm

    “If it’s not legislative change it will only be temporary”
    “Rev. Al Sharpton talks with Rachel Maddow about how the size and diversity of the support that has coalesced around the call for accountability for George Floyd’s murder has made him hopeful for the passage of the federal George Floyd Justice in Policing Act.”

    • April 21, 2021 at 12:52 pm

      Rev. Sharpton:
      “And I think today we won a round, but the fight is not over.
      We must pass the George Floyd federal bill so we will not have to do it state by state.
      There’s a win in Minnesota tonight, but the law hasn’t changed. And there’s no federal law. And if we ought to really have change we must change the laws of policing. Not anti-police. The policemen that testified at this trial showed the policemen understanding that bad police must be subject to the law, not above the law.”

      “There is a new reality tonight. People feel that this can happen and people are going to in my opinion, continue now to pressure the Senate.”

      “I remember Rachel, last August Martin Luther King III and I called a march around the George Floyd bill and John Lewis bill in Washington. In the middle of the pandemic, the height of the pandemic.
      Over 200,000 people came and a third of them white.
      And when we saw that crowd, when we saw the makeup of that crowd, intergenerational, interracial –
      and it was happening all over the world, we knew the possibility was there like it was in the `60s a generation ahead of us, to really make change. But if it’s not legislative change, it will only be temporary.”

  79. 98 Dudette
    April 21, 2021 at 12:40 pm

  80. 99 Dudette
    April 21, 2021 at 12:43 pm

  81. 100 jer44
    April 21, 2021 at 12:54 pm

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