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This is my father, George Romney, participating in a Civil Rights march in the Detroit suburbs during the late 1960s—“Force alone will not eliminate riots,” he said. “We must eliminate the problems from which they stem.”
Defund the police: let’s not let just the poor unprotected. As a sign of solidarity Speaker Pelosi should give up her police detail. The tv networks should give up all the security which they hide behind. Disney(owns ABC) might try running a theme park with no guards.
Right now there are unidentified federal officers patrolling our streets with no way for us to hold them accountable or to distinguish them from right-wing militias. I’m introducing legislation with @SenSchumer to require these officers to clearly identify themselves.
Let’s be clear, the cities with the greatest violence have been run by Democrats for generations. The district attorneys releasing criminals are Democrats. A major question this fall should be if the party of illegal immigrants, illegal anarchists, illegal looters should win.
Defund all security would be a better slogan than defund the police. Every Hollywood star who is for defunding the police should give up their security. Defunding the police puts the poor and working middle class Americans at risk while their rich, famous “moral lecturers” hide.
You want to argue that the risk of outdoor transmission is tiny? Fine. That non-vulnerable people should be free to take risks? Absolutely. That the lockdown was too harsh all along? I agree. But don't you dare tell me, after this, that shops and schools should stay closed.
So, in March, at the start of coronavirus lockdown, I went on Amazon to try to buy toilet paper. I bought the only kind that was available. It finally arrived yesterday, shipped from China. Pitiful! 🤨🤨