He Defended the NYPD in Court. Then They Arrested Him.

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Substations Damaged in Christmas Attacks As Thousands Left Without Power (msn.com)

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“The call is coming from inside the house.”

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Great piece, nice work.

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Russian State TV Praises ‘Brave’ Boebert, Gaetz Over Ukraine Stance (msn.com)

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Had anybody, not a Cop, fabricated a story that resulted in an arrest that resulted in acquittal due to the false nature of the complaint that person would be jailed and charged with making false statements and obstruction. If the perp had done it before…

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Oh yes. There is a different standard.

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So many damaged people in the world. This had to have been planned well in advance and at no time did the perp(s) stop to reflect that it was a horrible idea that benefited nobody.

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Thanks to Jake Pearson, Pro-Publica and New York Magazine for this insightful article. I appreciate reading these here in TPM.

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Don’t you think it was planned for exactly that result. This is beginning to look less like yahoos getting all hyped up and something more purposeful. Creating misery including the potential of death is a feature they are shooting for.

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When will these two turds be flushed?

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Aside from a whole bunch of issues, the one that keeps emerging in so many of the people described, including and especially Ashanti…is Toxic Masculinity.

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So Ashanti got busted by one of the pigs he defended. Sounds like karma to me.

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TL/DR - Though I appreciate all the work Jake did on this.

Here’s a science trivia question for y’all:

At what temperature does F(ahrenheit) equal C(elsius)?

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Fahrenheit and Celsius are the same at -40° .

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Feel good story of the day
10 South Korean tourists were stranded in a blizzard near Buffalo. Then they spent 2 nights in a stranger’s home, cooking and watching football. (msn.com)

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