Disturbingly violent words from members of government

5/22 “On Saturday, state Rep. Karl Oliver (R) had described the “destruction” of Confederate monuments in Louisiana as “heinous and horrific” and compared leaders in that state to Nazis. “They should be LYNCHED!” Oliver wrote in comments posted on his Facebook page.The message drew “likes” from two of Oliver’s fellow Republican lawmakers, state Rep. John […]

Attacks on minority members of government

5/20 “U.S. Rep. Al Green (D-Texas) played recordings of threats against his bodily person during a town hall meeting Saturday. The Houston representative said the intimidating messages came en masse after he called for the impeachment of President Donald Trump in light of the James Comey debacle, according to MSNBC.”: http://www.theroot.com/black-congressman-threatened-with-lynching-after-callin-1795416275?utm_source=theroot_facebook&utm_medium=socialflow

First Trip Abroad

5/25 Video of lecturing NATO allies when he was meant to be reaffirming commitment and remembering 9/11 and the help of the NATO allies in the wake: https://m.facebook.com/story.php?story_fbid=248139758924333&id=199870617084581 Idiocy: https://l.facebook.com/l.php?u=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.slate.com%2Fblogs%2Fmoneybox%2F2017%2F05%2F25%2Ftrump_reportedly_wants_to_stop_germans_from_selling_so_many_cars_here_where.html&h=ATOFc-yx–sFK1XNYAXrh24eeEvxEz0Ki6350vMkJpU6yLJPGuqH9pLTd25VE7AfuVa6PMNOUdGqAXjz3tuuiYnBebfC-EMP8e-6QgnbM2ToZJPWlxDXSww&s=1&enc=AZMummLNWq5dfo5fcn_48LQ4ygw0_NgoxUwz2-8zy981OOurxaERAgEylfjGEKEC0lvgRAcrK9C0_eeyQFqKwENJAm6PJccftxNvEmxRKA9tjw

Abuses of power by authorities

5/25 “One of the men allegedly informed Ponder that Crews is a police chief and that she should apologize to him for being disrespectful. Ponder refused and began walking to her car, apparently prompting the man to grab her by the arm and tell her she was going to be detained. When more police arrived […]

Violent rhetoric leads to violent actions

5/26 http://www.oregonlive.com/portland/index.ssf/2017/05/police_responding_to_ne_portla.html 5/26 analysis of video taken at anti-Turkey protest the previous week. “Ten of the men who attacked protesters appear to be part of a formal security detail. They dressed in dark suits, and they wore in-ear radio receivers, Turkish breast pins and lanyards with identification cards. At least four of the men carried […]