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Odoreida's Journal
Odoreida's Journal
June 5, 2020

Minneapolis neighborhoods face food desert after looting closes multiple stores (MPLS Star Tribune)

Minneapolis neighborhoods face food desert after looting closes multiple stores

With Cub, Target, two Aldi stores and many small markets damaged by rioting over the past week, Longfellow and about eight other neighborhoods have nearly become a food desert.

“I consider the loss of these businesses devastating,” said Melanie Majors, executive director of the Longfellow Community Council. “Besides just the food, there’s a lack of retail for diapers, formula, household goods, even clothing.”


Amplifying the problem over the weekend and again on Monday was the fact that Metro Transit was not operating buses or trains. Public transportation will again be shut down on Tuesday.

Sylvester Hudson walked about 40 minutes from Fort Snelling Apartments to the Cub Foods at E. 46th Street and Hiawatha Avenue.

It is the only supermarket left in the Longfellow neighborhood along the light-rail line after four other supermarkets closed because of destruction during the protests.


June 5, 2020

(Shoot Out Caught) Chicago Latin Kings Vs Looters

Just another data point.

June 4, 2020

Imagining a conversation (The back story of this Trump photo op)

Trump: Did that Martin Luther guy ever write a book?
Aide: You mean Martin Luther King?
Trump: Yeah.
Aide: I think so. Why?
Trump: Get me a copy with his picture on the cover, OK?
Aide: OK.
June 4, 2020

Project "Veritas" claims to have infiltrated Antifa.

Not going to link to them. You can find it if you really want it.

So basically lots of "Antifa" false flags going forward, right?

May 29, 2020

Ready for a serious dose of technological creepiness?

Man builds 'Scarlett Johansson' robot from scratch to 'fulfil childhood dream' - and it's scarily lifelike

You might not feel anything in particular about the social issues in a general way, but watch the video at the link.

Straightforward documentary style sympathetic to the inventor, but I predict it will utterly creep you out.

May 28, 2020

Mayor Jacob Frey Calls On National Guard Following Violence In South Minneapolis

Mayor Jacob Frey Calls On National Guard Following Violence In South Minneapolis

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — Amid a night of chaos in south Minneapolis, Mayor Jacob Frey has called in the National Guard to help control the crowds protesting the death of George Floyd.

The Minnesota State Patrol, St. Paul Police, and Metro Transit police officers were also called in overnight to support Minneapolis Police as buildings went up in flames along Lake Street near the Minneapolis Police Department’s 3rd Precinct.

From miles away, the chaos and destruction in south Minneapolis was evident all night. By the early morning hours, the shouts of protesters had mostly given way to the buzzing of alarms at stores. Virtually every business within two blocks of the police station was damaged and/or looted.


May 27, 2020

Louisiana cop fired for saying 'unfortunate' more black people didn't die of coronavirus

Louisiana cop fired for saying 'unfortunate' more black people didn't die of coronavirus

A Louisiana police officer was fired over a Facebook comment that said it was "unfortunate" more black people did not die of the coronavirus.

The chief of police in Kaplan, about 87 miles southwest of Baton Rouge, said Officer Steven Aucoin commented under a local news station's live feed of the governor's coronavirus news conference on May 15. Aucoin was fired later that day.

CBS affiliate KLFY in Lafayette, Louisiana, reported that Aucoin's post was made on its Facebook page in response to another commenter who wrote,"virus that was created to kill all the BLACKS is death."

"Well it didn't work," Aucoin wrote, "how unfortunate," according to screenshots shown by KLFY.

The police department said in a statement on its Facebook page that it was made aware of Aucoin's comments. Chief Joshua Hardy "looked into it," and the officer was terminated.

"Chief Hardy and the Kaplan Police Department would like to apologize for this matter," the statement said.


At least it ended right.

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