one looter is already dead and Trump wants more – Twitter says he can’t tweet it

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Trump has gotten sanctioned by Twitter because he’d like looters shot. What kind of outrage will occur this morning when IMPOTUS* sees Twitter’s public interest notice on his tweet. Or will Trump try to lionize John Rieple, just a guy defending his stuff from looters. This may be more complicated than the death of George Floyd, even though there seems to be no video of Rieple shooting the looter.

The executive order, signed by Trump on Thursday, boils down to trying to change the scope of Section 230 of the Communications Decency Act, and essentially pressuring social media companies to let Trump tweet whatever he pleases.

The graphic video shows a police officer performing chest compressions on a person lying on the sidewalk as crowds gather around. “There’s somebody in there with a rifle. Back off,” an officer tells the crowd gathered on the sidewalk at one point in the video. Three officers carry the wounded man through the streets, with one saying they’re getting to an ambulance. They stop in the middle of the street to do more chest compressions.

“Somebody’s shooting from the pawn shop,” a bystander claims in the video.

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Keller Law Offices wrote in a post before the Cadillac Pawn incident, “While many states have enacted ‘stand your ground’ laws, Minnesota does not have a so-called stand your ground law. Instead, Minnesota law imposes a ‘duty to retreat,’ which means that if a person feels threatened, he or she may only use deadly force as a last resort. Conversely, states that have enacted stand your ground laws, like Florida, make it lawful for a person to use deadly force if threatened without a duty to retreat.” The law firm noted, “Minnesota follows the majority rule that there is no duty to retreat in one’s home.” (Read more about duty to retreat here.)

According to FindLaw, “Minnesota isn’t a stand your ground state. Rather, it’s a duty to retreat state which means that you must back away from confrontation if it’s possible. The state doesn’t have a castle law per se, but it does recognize the principles of the doctrine because Minnesota law allows you to use deadly force, including shooting an intruder, to prevent a felony from occurring in your home.” That site defines duty to retreat as “If the defendant isn’t in their home, Minnesota’s self-defense law requires a ‘duty to retreat’ before using deadly force, but only if retreat is possible and it doesn’t put the person into more danger. Deadly force isn’t authorized (outside of the home) unless there’s a reasonable belief of ‘great bodily harm.’”

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Trump broke Twitter’s rules by advocating violence against looters. Expect Trump to not react passively.

It’s on, now.

Just a day after Donald Trump signed an executive order pertaining to social media in revenge for Twitter fact-checking the president’s tweets, Twitter has flagged another Trump tweet, but this time with a different warning.

The tweet in question, which you cannot see at all until you click on it, concerns the recent protests in the U.S. against police brutality. These were sparked by the death of George Floyd, a black man who died after a police officer handcuffed him and knelt on his neck for several minutes.

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“This Tweet violated the Twitter Rules about glorifying violence. However, Twitter has determined that it may be in the public’s interest for the Tweet to remain accessible,” Twitter’s label reads.

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The original tweets:


perhaps Trump hasn’t figured it out yet

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3 Comments on "one looter is already dead and Trump wants more – Twitter says he can’t tweet it"

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Independent
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About time

fishouttaH2o
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fishouttaH2o

trump couldn’t care less about the death of George Floyd. He doesn’t care about the 104,000 Americans that have died because he allowed the deadly virus to spread across the nation either. He came on & spoke today about blaming China for the whole mess. China wasn’t responsible for our complete lack of readiness & our non response to the virus. Try again dotard. We know who’s responsible for all these deaths. Twitter needs to suspend his account permanently. He’s still got the official White House account. He can do his tweeting there.

Dick Panico
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Someone must put a stop to this insanity.
Trump’s showing signs of mental instability,
more and more everyday.
He’s liable to go to war
(before ), anyone can stop him .
He’s a true “ loose cannon “!
And the Republicans have gone crazy with him !