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Nike Store Calls Law Enforcement on Man Showing Support for Law Enforcement

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Clearly, the irony escaped them.

Employees of a Little Rock, Arkansas Nike outlet store called police when they noticed a local man sitting outside their store sitting in the back of his truck, waving a pro-police flag.

The Blaze reports that Little Rock resident Jimmie Cavin, who can often be seen in the area showing his avid support for law enforcement and first responders, had been sitting in his truck for about 15 minutes when he was approached by an officer who no doubt appreciated the sentiment of his protest, but was required to respond to a call of a “disturbance” outside the Nike outlet mall Cavin was protesting.

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Cavin says he didn’t talk to anyone or leave his truck as he waved his black-and-blue flag, which is symbolic of support for law enforcement officers.

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Now, to be fair, it is understandable the Nike employees would be a little unsettled, considering their company just hired a man who once wore socks featuring pigs dressed as police officers to, you know, protest police brutality, or something.

But it cannot go without mention that for them to react by calling the police would cause one to imagine their own personal opinion on law enforcement may have been slightly elevated, causing one to wonder why perhaps they didn’t just appreciate Cavin’s perspective a little bit and go back to selling overpriced sneakers and antimicrobial workout socks.

Cavin, on the other hand, told local news that he disagrees with Kaepernick but respects his right to protest, and he was clearly just practicing his own by choosing the Nike store as the next site of his pro-police demonstration, considering Nike had just hired Kaepernick for their controversial campaign.

“What better place to show support for police than right outside the Nike store?” he told local Fox 16.

I can’t think of one.

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Cable News Blasted for Conjuring Controversy in Columbus Police Shooting

This is just dirty.

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The sad truth of the matter, when it comes to the mainstream media, is that they are more successful when we are more emotional. It’s a dirty trick of human biology:  The chemicals in our brain that allow us to feel joy, sorrow, humor, and fury are just similar enough to one another that we become addicted to them, one and all.  Feeling something stimulates our self-awareness, and we learn to crave it. So, when you tune into CNN and what they are saying angers you, they’re planting small hooks in your noggin, reeling you in to watch the commercials that pay all of their salaries. If you watch Fox, however, and you find yourself enthusiastically cheering after a host or guest has a mic drop moment, your brain again finds what it’s looking for, and here you are seeing your 14th Progressive commercial of the day. All of the big networks know this and actively participate in this salacious shamanism, and sometimes they cross the line. Liberal outlets HuffPost and AJ+ omitted key details or pushed false narratives in their videos about the fatal police shooting of a Black teenager in Columbus, Ohio on Tuesday. HuffPost failed to note the woman who was shot, Ma’Khia Bryant, pushed another female to the ground and lunged at another with a knife when police arrived at the scene. The misleading HuffPo video was accompanied by the following text, which appeared to paint the police as the villain. “Black girl killed by police,” the text read. “Police in Columbus, OH shot & killed a Black teen around the same time the verdict was read in the Derek Chauvin trial. Body-camera footage showed an officer firing several times at Ma’Khia Bryant before she collapsed to the ground. The video also showed a knife falling next to the…

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Derek Chauvin on Suicide Watch, Away From General Population

Chauvin’s incarceration will certainly not be a pleasant one once he leaves isolation.

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There is little doubt that Derek Chauvin is going to have a bad time in jail.  The former police officer was just convicted on several charges stemming from his involvement in the death of George Floyd, with one those charges being murder in the 3rd degree. Chauvin’s sentence won’t be known for some time, likely about 8 weeks, so there’s no telling just where he’ll wind up serving his time.  But ex-cops don’t fare all that well in certain prisons, and there will almost certainly be an incentive to tangle with the guy while he’s on the inside. For the time being, however, Chauvin is being kept separate from the general population, out of fear for his safety. Derek Chauvin has been pictured in his first mugshot taken at the maximum security prison in Minnesota where he’s on suicide watch after being found guilty on all three counts of murder and manslaughter in the death of George Floyd. The Minnesota Department of Corrections released the new booking photo on Wednesday morning as Chauvin woke up from his first night at MCF-Oak Park Heights. The 45-year-old dressed in an orange jumpsuit appeared tired and puffy-eyed with a frown and his hair in disarray. The mugshot was soon making the rounds online. https://twitter.com/ABC/status/1384867831792209921?s=20 Chauvin is expected to file an appeal in the coming weeks, possibly on the grounds that he could not have possibly received a fair trial with the statements being made in public by politicians such as Maxine Waters of California.

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