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Tuesday, June 2nd 2020 at 12:41PM
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Can you believe that Trump gave the order to U.S. troops to fire on peaceful U.S. protesters so he could walk across the street to a church for a photo op, can you believe this?



Tuesday, June 2nd 2020 at 1:04PM
Deacon Ron Gray
Unlike Eugene Trump is no *****.

Tuesday, June 2nd 2020 at 3:01PM
Steve Williams
Push 'em back, shove 'em back, waaaaaay back!!

Tuesday, June 2nd 2020 at 3:09PM
Steve Williams
Steve, do you believe that Trump did the right thing to the peaceful protesters, for a photo op?




Tuesday, June 2nd 2020 at 7:00PM
Deacon Ron Gray
They weren't peaceful protestors and yes, it was entirely appropriate for President Trump the clear the mob out of his path so he could show the "peacefully" burned out national church of the Presidents. Don't you think so Ron?

Tuesday, June 2nd 2020 at 7:47PM
Steve Williams
Steve, you can stop that LIE right now! Reports say, a number of GOP senators did express at the very least public discomfort at the notion that the president would use his power to disperse a peaceful protest in pursuit of political theater. And the group included several lawmakers not known for being frequent or even occasional Trump critics.

Others, including Sens. Tim Scott (R-S.C.) and Ben Sasse (R-NE) used words like “photo op” and “political prop” to describe what Trump did on Monday. Meanwhile, other usually stalwart allies didn’t do much to defend him, with Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.) saying he didn’t know what the president was trying to accomplish.

Some republicans who called Trump’s conduct “fascist”—as well as the criticism from some figures in the Republican Party and from a pastor at St. John’s Church who was gassed on Monday night.

Steve, Can you show the people here on Black In America your proof that the crowd of protesters at the White House was not peaceful?




Wednesday, June 3rd 2020 at 12:02AM
Deacon Ron Gray
Nobody was "gassed" Ron. Your history begins yesterday but mine goes back to Friday. I'll find it.

Wednesday, June 3rd 2020 at 12:10AM
Steve Williams
And, I'm watching your spin this very minute, at the top of Chris Hayes' second show of the day.

Wednesday, June 3rd 2020 at 12:13AM
Steve Williams
POLICE AND LAW ENFORCEMENT Published 4 days ago
White House briefly locked down as unrest spreads to Atlanta, DC, NYC after George Floyd death

https://www.foxnews.com/us/george-floyd-death-protests-dc-atlanta-nyc

Wednesday, June 3rd 2020 at 12:26AM
Steve Williams
May 30, 2020 10:59am PT
Fox News Correspondent Chased By Washington, D.C. Protestors

A correspondent for Fox News Channel was harassed and chased by protesters in Washington, D.C., the latest example of TV journalists facing potential harm as they try to do their regular job of chronicling events as they happen.

Leland Vittert, a Fox News staffer who has been with the cable-news outlet since 2010, is no stranger to reporting from roiled settings. He has served as a foreign correspondent in Jerusalem and has previously reported from protest scenes. But he found himself in a dangerous situation early Saturday morning when some members of a crowd of protesters in Washington D.C.’s Lafayette Park, outside the White House, began to move toward him, chanting at him and chasing him as he and his crew and security personnel tried to leave the scene,

https://variety.com/2020/tv/news/leland-vittert-fox-news-chased-washington-protesters-1234621041/

Wednesday, June 3rd 2020 at 12:42AM
Steve Williams
He remained at the boarded-up building for a matter of minutes before returning inside the White House. The exterior of the church had been defaced during protests outside the White House Sunday, and there had been a small fire in the parish house basement but church leaders said in a statement that the structure was largely “untouched.”

“We have the greatest country in the world,” Trump said outside the building.

Beyond using the church as a backdrop, Budde criticized Trump’s use of a Bible during the visit, which he held up as he posed for cameras.

“Let me be clear: The President just used a Bible, the most sacred text of the Judeo-Christian tradition, and one of the churches of my diocese, without permission, as a backdrop for a message antithetical to the teachings of Jesus,” she said.

The episode follows nearly a week of protests across the country that at times have turned violent over the death of Floyd, a 46-year-old African American man who died at the hands of a police officer in Minneapolis.

While still at the White House Monday evening, Trump declared himself “your president of law and order,” and vowed to return order to American streets using the military if widespread violence isn’t quelled.

“If a city or state refuses to take the actions necessary to defend the life and property of their residents, then I will deploy the United States military and quickly solve the problem for them,” he said.

The address came after he had been angered by news coverage depicting him holed up in an underground bunker amid protests in Washington. He told aides on Monday he wanted to be seen outside the White House gates, according to a person familiar with the matter, which is part of what drove the decision to stage the photo-op at St. John’s Church.

But Budde stressed Monday that his presence in front of the church — and his response to the nationwide protests — were both unwelcome.

“What I am here to talk about is the abuse of sacred symbols for the people of faith in this country to justify language, rhetoric, an approach to this crisis that is antithetical to everything we stand for.”

The Episcopal Church has repeatedly refuted Trump on a range of issues including proposed cuts to social services and the construction of a wall on the US southern border.

https://fox8.com/news/bishop-of-dc-church-outraged-by-trump-visit-i-just-cant-believe-what-my-eyes-have-seen/

Wednesday, June 3rd 2020 at 1:01AM
Steve Williams
Mine eyes have seen the glory of the coming of the Lord;
He is trampling out the vintage where the grapes of wrath are stored;
He hath loosed the fateful lightning of His terrible swift sword:
His truth is marching on.

(Chorus)
Glory, Glory, hallelujah!
Glory, glory, hallelujah!
Glory, glory, hallelujah!
His truth is marching on.

Wednesday, June 3rd 2020 at 1:06AM
Steve Williams
U.S. Park Police Chief Says No Tear Gas Was Used on Washington D.C. Protesters Before Trump's Church Visit

BY JEFFERY MARTIN ON 6/2/20 AT 6:01 PM EDT

https://www.newsweek.com/us-park-police-chief-says-no-tear-gas-was-used-washington-dc-protesters-before-trumps-church-1508239

Wednesday, June 3rd 2020 at 1:14AM
Steve Williams

Robinson: I Am More Worried Than Ever About The Future Of This Democracy | Morning Joe | MSNBC

SUBJECT

National Guard of EACH states's.... JOB is to STOP city/town/state-Lawless, injury, murder and destruction of state Areas....

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What trump$ette does or did in 3-4 years is based on the actions and mindset of 70,000,000+ US-USA Voters....

....Minds like 68 IQ retardant harry...that BLOCKS my comments on his blags...a selfIdentified 'blackProPHAT-christ'

BUT....as a fellow septuagenarian....HE makes a good point of historical American News...Actions...

ROBINSON a septuagenarian from SOUTH CAROLINA Knows the same thing as NORTH CAROLINA harry..Stop Faking...!

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"... Harry Watley just posted a Blog entitled

'White people/police have killed Black Americans before. Riots happen same old thing. '.

06/02/2020 at 04:22:PM

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....Yes, mr. watley....good point...Historical Point.ALL these youngin should know...Realistic Point....sad Point

1. peaceFull ...Demonstrations of MLKing-the Georgia 'blackChristian' clergy was beaten by poLICE, dogs bites on his behind,

wet days by poLICE hoses....and 100s of ARRESTS to JAIL...in 50s-60s....

2. Hap Rap Brown...."burn baby burn" ...instigated burning, looting, riots in LA, NYC, Philly, ChiTown, Cleveland, Detroit,

Newark and many other US-USA cities of 1964-1967......

3. AND now 50+ years LATER....after.....

"I have a dream ... where little black boys and black girls will be able to join hands with little white boys and white girls

and walk together as sisters and brothers,".

....We only can add...

"little COLORED'White' boys holding hands with little COLORED'Black' boys"....and girls---demonstrating, looting, burning

for the SAME thing....just 50+ YEARS later

....STOP it AMERICA.....US-USA ..... we SHOULD not be a DIVIDED religious Racistly Ignorant Society.....!

We are ALL the Family of Adaam(as)...and WE NEED to VOTE...in 2020-2022-2024+ for leaders and LAWS to CHANGE

....CHANGE to the Level of Our Greatest USA President Baraaka Hussein Obama.....!


Wednesday, June 3rd 2020 at 9:49AM
robert powell
Do you want to see the photo's of Peaceful Protestors being "GASSED" and you to can see the truth for yourself, if you are not scared to click on the links, to see and read the truth.

1. Peaceful Protesters Tear-Gassed To Clear Way For Trump Church Photo-Op https://www.npr.org/2020/06/01/867532070/trumps-unannounced-church-visit-angers-church-officials

2. Police use tear gas to clear protesters before President Trump visits historic church for photos https://www.wdsu.com/article/police-use-tear-gas-to-clear-protestors-before-president-trump-visits-historic-church-for-photos/32736252#

3. Trump visits historic DC church after protesters cleared with tear gas https://thehill.com/homenews/administration/500583-trump-visits-historic-dc-church-after-protesters-cleared-with-tear

4. Tear gas used to clear out peaceful protesters before Trump surprise church visit https://www.kens5.com/article/news/nation-world/tear-gas-used-to-clear-out-peaceful-protesters-before-trump-surprise-church-visit/273-7edacc53-c41a-4ae7-b5b6-e167d72e1ac4

5. The White House Tear-Gassed Protesters So Trump Could Have a Photo-Op https://www.vanityfair.com/news/2020/06/white-house-tear-gas-protesters-so-trump-could-have-a-photo-op

Steve, I have shown you FIVE news source's that report from FOX NEWS was a damn LIE, which you love to quote.

All FIVE Reports say the protesters out side of The White House was peaceful and TEAR GAS" was used on peaceful Americans so, TRUMP can take a unannounced, spare of the moment photo op and you support that BULL 💩.

Steve, now you can stop that LIE RIGHT NOW the crowd of protesters was peaceful and Trump did GAS the those people. You don't have to LIE like this.



Wednesday, June 3rd 2020 at 10:35AM
Deacon Ron Gray
Who burned the church? While you're at it Ron show me Joy Reid aka sushi-head's coverage Saturday OR Sunday about "peaceful" protestors.

P.S. smoke canisters and pepper balls were used, no tear gas. The latest word on that has come from Esper himself.
Wednesday, June 3rd 2020 at 10:43AM
Steve Williams
May be this is your peaceful mob?

https://www.msnbc.com/am-joy/watch/george-floyd-protest-police-firing-at-media-recounted-by-velshi-84156485593

Wednesday, June 3rd 2020 at 11:45AM
Steve Williams

On this day 6/3/1967......Aretha's R E S P E C T was #1...

.....deaCON and russians do not respect their SUBJECT or me much....so I will ask the BIA, researcher a question...

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1. What does the law say?

The 1878 federal law known as the Posse Comitatus Act......bars the use of the active-duty U.S. military -- the Army, Navy,

Air Force and Marines -- from carrying out domestic law enforcement. ??

....OF course I do not think there was an Air Force in 1878 or much of a domestic law enforcement....

Was this law for the South....so slave COLORED'white' Patrols and new KKK could do their thing to COLORED'blacks'?


Wednesday, June 3rd 2020 at 2:41PM
robert powell
Who burned the church? Who knows. That is not the point here. I gave you five sources that told you that the crowd of peaceful protestors in Washington, D.C. was GASED.


Wednesday, June 3rd 2020 at 3:37PM
Deacon Ron Gray
Robert, I've heard that Grant signed laws to fight the KKK and that it also involved the NRA but it's one of those things that people seem not to want to get to the bottom of. I took a look at the insurrection act on wikipedia and there was a warning to question the community editors because of recent events. In general I'm not too satisfied with my understanding of that period except it seems to be repeating itself

Wednesday, June 3rd 2020 at 9:13PM
Steve Williams
It's why I was thinking of reading up on it.
http://blackinamerica.com/content/355986/like-trump-ulysses-s-grant-beat-the-elites-to-win-america-s-favor-it-just-took-a-bit-longer

Wednesday, June 3rd 2020 at 9:20PM
Steve Williams
Robert powell, you may have a point there.


Wednesday, June 3rd 2020 at 9:47PM
Deacon Ron Gray
Steve, Can you show the people here on Black In America your proof that the crowd of protesters at the White House was not peaceful before the police came?


Wednesday, June 3rd 2020 at 9:56PM
Deacon Ron Gray
Here's the link again, from the day before.

https://www.msnbc.com/msnbc/watch/police-fire-pepper-bullets-at-protesters-in-chaotic-washington-d-c-scene-84141125956

Thursday, June 4th 2020 at 1:09AM
Steve Williams
In this clip mayor Bowser is forced to admit the demonstrators' rights were never violated.

https://www.msnbc.com/morning-joe/watch/d-c-mayor-encourages-peaceful-protest-urges-public-to-honor-curfew-84227653780

Thursday, June 4th 2020 at 1:51AM
Steve Williams
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