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EPIC: Al Sharpton Tries to Hold Rally in Florida, Local Sheriff Has Different Plans

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Race hustler Rev. Al Sharpton thought he was going to waltz right into Pinellas County, Florida and hold himself a rally, no doubt to stir up racial tensions and make a few bucks along the way.

Unfortunately for Sharpton, Sheriff Bob Gualtieri wasn’t having any of it. In fact, he told Sharpton to go home and “mind his own business.”

Now that, my friends, is satisfying.

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The sheriff’s office has come under fire for not immediately making an arrest after McGlockton was shot dead in a Clearwater parking lot, Fox 13 reported.

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Gualtieri says the shooter, Michael Drejka, wasn’t arrested because he feared for his life and claims he is protected under the state’s Stand Your Ground Law.

That didn’t stop Sharpton from marching down to Florida to hold a rally demanding that Gualtieri hand over his badge unless Drejka is arrested.

“It’s a bunch of rhetoric. I don’t pay much attention to it, to tell you the truth. I wasn’t there, and I don’t really care what Al Sharpton has to say,” the sheriff said. “Go back to New York; mind your own business.”

When Sharpton was asked about Gualtieri’s comments, his team pulled the race card and told the Tampa Bay Times that the sheriff’s comments are like “those of sheriffs out of the 1960’s that called civil rights leaders invited by victims ‘outside agitators.’”

You know, that’s one possible theory, but what seems more likely is that this sheriff is well aware of the kind of junk Sharpton tries to pull on a regular basis and how destructive his way of thinking can be to folks, so he opted to step up and stand against the man and uphold the law.

Sounds like the guy has a good head on his shoulders.

If Sharpton was really all about fighting against racism, why would he not call out the angry mob of Democrats who ran black conservative activist Candace Owens out of a restaurant? Oh. That’s right. He only sticks up for those who are already on his side. So much for the equal application of ideological principles, huh?

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Putin Puffs Out His Chest: Crossing ‘Red Lines’ Will Prompt ‘Asymmetrical’ Response

Putin has been extremely antsy as of late.

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It appears that US President Joe Biden is really getting under the skin of Russian President Dictator Vladimir Putin. These leaders of the world two preeminent superpowers have been trading barbs for weeks now, and on a range of subjects.  The latest focus of their fury has to do with the Kremlin’s continued aggression against Ukraine, where Russian military forces are lining just over the border, with “invasion stripes” painted on their vehicles to prevent friendly fire. This is a tacit admission that there will be fire, and Biden isn’t going to stand for it. The US first sent warships in the direction of the Black Sea in an attempt to deter Putin from poking the bear.  The Russian government responded by blocking the entrance to the area and warning that America’s maneuvers were “adversarial”. Biden responded by sanctioning Russia over a major hacking attack that took place months ago. Now, just ahead of what is believed to be an inevitable Russian invasion of Ukraine, Putin is once again puffing out his chest. Russian President Vladimir Putin, in his annual State of the Nation speech, warned on Wednesday against provoking his country, promising a swift retaliation against anyone who crossed “red lines.“ Moscow will respond “harshly,” “quickly” and “asymmetrically” to foreign provocations, Putin told an audience of Russia’s top officials and lawmakers, adding that he “hoped” no foreign actor would cross Russia’s “red lines,” according to a Reuters translation. Russia is also facing international condemnation for their treatment of journalist Alexei Navalny, who is believed to be at death’s door at a Russian prison hospital.  Joe Biden has said that Russia would “pay a price” if Navalny were to perish in custody of the government.

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DOJ Opens Investigation into Minneapolis Police Department

The investigation will feature the department’s civil rights division.

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On Tuesday, Derek Chauvin was found guilty on all charges in the death of George Floyd. Chauvin was seen on video kneeling on the neck of Floyd for nearly 9 minutes as the restrained man slowly suffocated, in a moment that has haunted our nation for a year. Now that Chauvin is off to prison, and a likely, lengthy appeals process, the Department of Justice is now hoping to find out exactly what went wrong in Minneapolis, and whether or not there is some systemic issue with the police department itself. Attorney General Merrick Garland announced Wednesday that the Justice Department will be conducting an investigation of law enforcement in Minneapolis following the death of George Floyd. The announcement comes one day after a Hennepin County jury found former police officer Derek Chauvin guilty of second degree murder for killing Floyd. “Yesterday’s verdict in the state criminal trial does not address potentially systemic policing issues in Minneapolis,” Garland said during a press conference. Garland said the probe will be a “fully comprehensive review” that will look into whether the Minneapolis Police Department has a “pattern or practice of unconstitutional or unlawful policing.” He specificed that this includes “using excessive force, including during protests,” as well as “discriminatory conduct and whether its treatment of those with behavioral health disabilities is unlawful.” The DOJ will utilize their civil rights division in the investigation, and the Attorney General said that the move could protect “good cops” from their not-so-pristine peers in the precinct. “I strongly believe that good officers do not want to work in systems that allow bad practices,” Garland said. “Good officers welcome accountability because accountability is an essential part of building trust with the community and public safety requires public trust.” Chauvin was moved to prison on Wednesday, and promptly…

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