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Posted By: NorthernDog, 3/12/2021 8:03:10 AM

MINNEAPOLIS, Minnesota — The city of Minneapolis has put together resources on its website around trial support and safety. On Thursday morning, Minneapolis Mayor Jacob Frey and Minneapolis Police Chief Medaria Arradondo held a press conference to discuss updates on security and safety during the Derek Chauvin trial. Chief Arradondo said their main focuses through Operation Safety Net revolve around ensuring that those who gather and protest can do so peacefully, as well as making sure residents, businesses and visitors feel protected and safe. "In the weeks and months to come, I'm really hopeful that the people of Minneapolis will continue


Da mayor's words don't exactly strike fear in any rioter's mind. They plan to fund 'community groups' and are surveying residents about the George Floyd memorial - where someone was murdered just last week.

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Reply 1 - Posted by: Jesuslover54 3/12/2021 8:07:46 AM (No. 721547)
This is no longer a country. I don't know what it is, but it is no longer a country, not like the United States was until recently. We are done. And all this to benefit so very few?
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Reply 2 - Posted by: voxpopuli 3/12/2021 8:27:14 AM (No. 721566)
"so very few"? You missed lecture #2 It benefits ALL left wing COUNTRIES who have paid BILLIONS to the Clintons/Obama/Bidens for OUR country.
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Reply 3 - Posted by: BillW. 3/12/2021 8:40:32 AM (No. 721587)
Who'd be dumb enough to serve on that jury?
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Reply 4 - Posted by: Heil Liberals 3/12/2021 8:42:08 AM (No. 721591)
City leaders? What city leaders? They are a collective of sheeple.
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Reply 5 - Posted by: aasilver 3/12/2021 8:42:52 AM (No. 721593)
The 'fundamental transformation' of the USA promised by Obama is progressing at a rapidly increasing pace. We are now a banana Republic and rapidly approaching a Fascist/Communist State.
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Reply 6 - Posted by: mathman 3/12/2021 9:11:57 AM (No. 721631)
Verdict first, trial second. Show me the man and I will show you the crime. Chauvin is guilty. No trial necessary. It does not matter that he did nothing wrong. The Mob wants him dead. So he will be dead.
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Reply 7 - Posted by: reefdiver 3/12/2021 9:19:02 AM (No. 721638)
Change of venue is the only way Darek Chauvin can hope to have a fair trial.
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Reply 8 - Posted by: bigfatslob 3/12/2021 9:29:43 AM (No. 721651)
Fire, Aim, Ready Minneapolis will burn if there's anything left to burn and loot. The outcome of the trial makes no difference the celebration of guilty will be the same as if Chauvin is found not-guilty. It's shopping season that's all that matters to the upstanding residents. Smart people would leave before this all takes place.
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Reply 9 - Posted by: billsv 3/12/2021 9:53:47 AM (No. 721675)
Move the trial elsewhere. This trial needs to be held anywhere but Minneapolis
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Reply 10 - Posted by: smokincol 3/12/2021 9:54:38 AM (No. 721679)
whichever way this trial turns out the fallout will be biblical. the people of Minneapolis should be very, very concerned. the left factions are already organizing for what is to come and the city authorities are, as usual, sitting on their hands and hoping this will pass. It Won't!! looking deeply into this situation, the democrat party is heavily involved although not in the forefront because that would be aiding and abetting civil disruption. we have, essentially, lost our country and true America exists in a very few local areas, not in the Northeast or on the Pacific coast.
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Reply 11 - Posted by: hershey 3/12/2021 10:13:17 AM (No. 721699)
Just let the social workers take of it..ya don't need any coppers...
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Reply 12 - Posted by: bighambone 3/12/2021 11:19:51 AM (No. 721778)
They have to be very careful during the jury selection process, so much for a fair jury selection process, as if one juror slips by, and at the end sticks to a “Not Guilty” determination, the whole city could burn down. That may happen anyway because violent leftist groups have no doubt plans to riot and burn the place down and most likely will not allow their plans to go to waste.
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Reply 13 - Posted by: stablemoney 3/12/2021 12:30:30 PM (No. 721840)
Why is Chauvin even on trial. He did his job. I don't see how we are going to get anybody to serve on our police forces, or in our military.
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Reply 14 - Posted by: John Moses Browning 3/12/2021 12:32:01 PM (No. 721841)
From the article. “Chief Arradondo said their main focuses through Operation Safety Net revolve around ensuring that those who gather and protest can do so peacefully, as well as making sure residents, businesses and visitors feel protected and safe”. Sounds to me that the priority of the city is to keep the protesters and rioters happy. With businesses and citizen’s safety a distant second. Typical priorities of a democrat run $h!t hole city.
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Reply 15 - Posted by: Luandir 3/12/2021 1:13:16 PM (No. 721863)
Minneapolis dug the hole they're in, one shovelful at a time. As with the George Zimmerman trial and the Michael Brown investigation, the "news" will report the prosecution's case in lurid detail, and say nothing of the facts that support exoneration. If the defense makes its case well - that department procedures were followed and that Floyd died of a fentanyl oversose - I'd say there is a good chance of acquittal. In that case Minneapolis will really reap what it has sown.
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Reply 16 - Posted by: DVC 3/12/2021 2:30:46 PM (No. 721924)
Fewer police is certainly gong to help a lot. /s off These people ARE insane.
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