Closing arguments on Monday; what will the verdict be?

Published by carolyn on Fri, 2021-04-16 18:17

This widely seen image taken from a bystander video on May 25 is detrimental to the defense case to the point of assuring a conviction. It shows Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin with his knee placed on the neck of the previously struggling George Floyd even after Floyd was no longer resisting.


By Carolyn Yeager

BEFORE SEEING THE CLOSING ARGUMENTS, but after watching the entirety of the 13 days of courtroom testimony televised to the public, I am willing to offer my prediction of what this jury will do. I sat on one jury in my life, in a civil case. I know that the expectation to overcome differences and reach a final verdict is strong, and most jurors take that responsibility seriously. I've thought all along, and continue to think that the damning blow against Derek Chauvin is the video that shows all 9min25sec that George Floyd is pinned to the ground, even after he had ceased all resistance and apparently stopped breathing (shown in image above).

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News, Race

Blacks put police at risk by aiding and abetting crime in their neighborhoods

Published by carolyn on Fri, 2021-04-09 20:40

May 25, 2020, Cup Foods surveillance image: George Floyd stands at far right; five employees unoccupied behind the counter at left, with Christopher Martin closest to the front entrance in light gray-blue hoodie and black head scarf. Morries Hall, who entered the store with Floyd, is farthest front wearing red hat and white shirt.


By Carolyn Yeager

The second week of the Derek Chauvin trial has now wrapped up.

Monday through Thursday was devoted to testimony from the Minneapolis police chief, plus a selection of department investigators and training personnel discussing the MPD's “use of force” policies and what are approved tactics; then on to medical technicians and trainers, forensic doctors and scientists, and an emergency medical doctor. All agreed that George Floyd had been kept in a prone position (laying on stomach) while handcuffed and held down for too long, and this either contributed to or caused his death.

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News, Race

Defense strategy in Chauvin murder trial emerges by end of first week

Published by carolyn on Sat, 2021-04-03 22:54


By Carolyn Yeager

ON DAY FOUR, I thought I saw the defense strategy revealing itself, and on day five it was very clear to me. It's exactly as attorney Eric Nelson told the jury in his opening statement—that the law will instruct them to find the defendant “not guilty” if they have “reasonable doubt” that his actions were a culpable contributing factor in George Floyd's death.

That is, each juror must be convinced “beyond a reasonable doubt” that the treatment of Floyd by Chauvin was a substantial cause of unnecessary death, over and above other medical causes that will be testified to by medical 'experts' later in the trial. “Reasonable doubt” is the key concept here, and what might save Derek Chauvin … if anything can.

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News, Race

Day 1 and 2: Prosecutors focus on feelings, emotions and 'Black pain'

Published by carolyn on Tue, 2021-03-30 23:49

The small crowd that gathered and watched as the Minneapolis police officers held George Floyd pinned on the ground while awaiting the arrival of medics. Six of those shown above testified on Day 1 and 2.


By Carolyn Yeager

TEARY-EYED AND OUTRAGED witnesses to the 9 minutes of recorded “death throes” of George Floyd have made up the opening testimonies in the Derek Chauvin murder trial. What I've seen in these first two days is all about emotional reactions, and Fox News commentators get focused on the emotion just as much as the other mainstream networks.

Chauvin is being portrayed from the start as a heartless, even sadistic individual. It's no exaggeration to say the suggestion that Floyd was 'murdered' by Chauvin is something the prosecutors definitely want to leave in the jurors' minds.

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News, Race

The Chauvin trial will be a defining event in our nation's history

Published by carolyn on Sun, 2021-03-21 15:36

Composite image of George Floyd murder trial as jury selection is underway. Far right is former police officer Derek Chauvin in courtroom where he silently takes notes; lower left shows fortifications protecting the Minneapolis courthouse from vandalism. 


By Carolyn Yeager

I WROTE ON THIS SITE on last Dec. 31 that the year 2021 would be a time of “great awakening.” I felt a strong impulse to predict that even though I had no way of being sure of it. I can now say I am sure based on the first three months of this year 2021. What extraordinary events already! And much more to come—a year jam-packed with unfolding news at a speed that will challenge the best of us to keep up.

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News, Race

Should voting be made easier?

Published by carolyn on Tue, 2021-03-02 14:00

Justices Breyer, Sotomayor and Kagan show little sympathy for the Arizona Republican Party and Arizona Attorney General's arguments at the Supreme Court today.


By Carolyn Yeager

Voting should actually be a little more difficult than it is now, in order to stall off corruption from either political party.

Today, the US Supreme Court is hearing an election reform case from Arizona: Brnovich v. DNC, defending two voting requirements that the Democratic National Committee says cause racial disparaties in voting.

These two current requirements being challenged are 1) that voting can only take place in one's assigned precinct (something we're all used to as it's always been the case) and 2) putting limits on organized 'ballot trafficking' by limiting who may 'collect' a voter's early ballot.

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US elections

Swamp Creature Liz Cheney personifies Congress' failure to represent We the People

Published by carolyn on Sun, 2021-02-07 16:49

By Carolyn Yeager

LIZ CHENEY IS BEHAVING as a “domestic terrorist” against the Republican voters in her state as she insists to the people she is supposed to represent that it is 'her way or the highway' on the subject of Donald Trump's Senate political impeachment 'trial'. She claims her first responsibility is to vote her own conscience. This brings up the question “what is the job of a congressional representative – to represent the views of the voters who sent him/her to Washington to represent them, or to represent herself and her fellow 'Never Trumpers'?

A recent poll conducted by Trump pollster John McLaughlin found that 73 percent of Republicans in red Wyoming view her unfavorably—while 62 percent of all voters in the state similarly view her unfavorably. Only 10 percent of GOP voters, and 13 percent of all voters, say they would vote to reelect her, and she trails by more than 30 points—54 percent to 21 percent—against state Sen. Anthony Bouchard, who has announced a campaign against her since her impeachment vote.

In spite of this, swamp creature Cheney said today on Fox News Sunday with Chris Wallace:

Covid-19 is a PCR pandemic, says good German expert

Published by carolyn on Tue, 2021-02-02 13:58

Must watch video - PCR Pandemic: Interview with Virus Mania's Dr. Claus Köhnlein. Australian doctor Sam Bailey talks to the brilliant and common-sensible German medical man about the reasons for excess mortality, Covid-19 PCR testing, parallels with the HIV epidemic, why coronavirus vaccines are being promoted and more. Click here for video.


By Carolyn Yeager

WHAT IS PCR? It stands for a "polymerase chain reaction" test, which is described by the Cleveland Clinic as "one that is performed to detect genetic material from a specific organism, such as a virus. The test detects the presence of a virus if you are infected at the time of the test. The test could also detect fragments of virus even after you are no longer infected."

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Fake News, Health

Holocaust lies continue to be used to rationalize fear of the Right

Published by carolyn on Wed, 2021-01-27 16:44

Observant Jews monitor the "Remembrance Day" service taking place in the German Bundestag, marking 76 years that Europeans have been burdened with this Big Lie. Why aren't we doing all we can to end it?


by Carolyn Yeager

I AM SO TIRED of the stale “holocaust” lies that are still used as a basis for current boogyman fear-mongering such as against 'far-right domestic terrorists' that supposedly roam our streets today in large numbers.

The theme by all mainstream news outlets is that “far-right” ideas, ie. dislike and rejection of the conformity of globalism, threatens 'democracy' and all 'democratically elected governments'. [If a government is not far-left or internationalist-communist enough, then it must not have been elected democratically, according to this lock-step way of thinking.]

The Biden Crime Family of repeat lawbreakers, alcoholics and drug addicts

Published by carolyn on Sun, 2021-01-24 21:55

The Biden "woke" but troubled kids make up an oddly diverse group for the after-inauguration party. (from left): Jewish son-in-law Howard Kreim (married to Ashley), granddaughters Natalie and Maisy (note the high-top jogger footwear), daughter Ashley in tux, granddaughters Finnegan and Naomi, and grandson Hunter (Beau's son with a Beatles-era hairstyle). Click to enlarge.


Trump's five kids: Responsible, hard-working, never in trouble with the law. From left: Don Jr, Barron, Ivanka, Eric, Tiffany. All with their original partners except Don Jr. He married Vanessa Kay Haydon in 2005 with whom he had 5 children. In 2018, after Donald Trump had become U.S. President, they separated due to Vanessa's dislike of the increased public spotlight, and filed for an uncontested, friendly divorce.


JOE BIDEN'S TWO BROTHERS, TWO GROWN CHILDREN AND NIECE  have had multiple run-ins with the law since 1988, without any one of them spending a day behind bars. How to explain that? First let's compare it to Donald Trump's four grown children and three siblings who've had no run-in's with law enforcement whatsoever. His older sister Marion was even a respected Federal Judge!

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US elections

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