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LOUISVILLE’S ABOUT TO GET LIVELY

By Pete Moore On September 23rd, 2020

A grand jury has charged one police officer over the raid which resulted in the fatal shooting of Breonna Taylor at her home in the US state of Kentucky [,,,]

Brett Hankison has been charged with three counts of “wanton endangerment” over shots that were fired into a neighbouring apartment.

He was fired from the Louisville Metro Police Department in June after investigators found he had “wantonly and blindly fired 10 rounds” into the apartment, according to his termination letter.

The other two officers who discharged their weapons that night – Jonathan Mattingly and Myles Cosgrove – have not been charged.

My advice to locals would be to stay home, turn off the lights and lock the doors. The Burn, Loot and Murder ferals will be out and about later.

40 Responses to “LOUISVILLE’S ABOUT TO GET LIVELY”

  1. tsk tsk two weeks away and still the same hoary bollox
    petem do you not understand anything?

    The people take to the streets to protest for justice
    now that some semblance of it is happening, the people rejoice

    what’s more likely is your lot going out for a burn a loot and a kill
    angry that white police officers have been charged

    Do you see how this works?

  2. Pete will be bitterly disappointed if there isn’t any rioting.

  3. 2:45 p.m. — March continues: ‘Keep going’
    A crowd of about 300 continued to march down Kentucky Street, stopping once to reorganize. Some people made phone calls asking others to join.

    Chants included: “Keep going” and “If we don’t get (Justice), burn it down” before the group turned right onto Shelby Street.

    https://www.courier-journal.com/story/news/local/breonna-taylor/2020/09/23/protesters-say-single-indictment-not-enough-in-breonna-taylor-case/5867127002/

  4. Also, just before Phantom’s quotes above:

    It’s a tragedy. This is an embarrassment, and it’s exactly why there have been protests for the last (119) days,” said pastor Tim Findley, a regular at the protests. “This is a disappointing, hurtful, painful day in our city. What I just heard amounts to a slap on the wrist for him murdering, for them murdering Breonna Taylor

    https://www.courier-journal.com/story/news/local/breonna-taylor/2020/09/23/protesters-say-single-indictment-not-enough-in-breonna-taylor-case/5867127002/

  5. sure enough the trump thugs have turned up to party

    https://twitter.com/Baligubadle1/status/1308827413330173952

    meanwhile the protestors have been calling for non-violence

    so we’ll see

  6. Heavily armed aggressive right wing thugs abusing the locals.

    Just what a tense sitaution needs.

  7. anything can happen tonight paul
    I been reading comments like

    “Protest like hell in Louisville, but…

    Don’t you dare give Trump and Republicans fuel to use this against us.

    NO VIOLENCE!
    NO RIOTING!

    PEACEFUL PROTEST ONLY!

    Please share!

    ———————
    Me: I think this is the big one though, its lighting up all across the USA , if this goes badly it will possibly go on all up to election day ..
    guess you have to pick a side right ?

  8. The people take to the streets to protest for justice

    Civilised countries have independent judiciaries for that. The process is in motion.

    Third World dumps have mobs which burn the town if they think their tribe has been dissed. The BLM mob would be happier in Africa.

  9. Civilised countries have independent judiciaries for that. The process is in motion.

    *Cough, ahem,

    https://www.bbc.com/news/uk-england-london-44427518

  10. See highly inflammatory headline in the online Democrat run news site

    ” No Cops Charged with Killing Breonna Taylor ” in huge caps on top of the page

    https://www.huffpost.com/

  11. Highly inflammatory?

    I would have though that the explanation following the headline was more inflammatory:

    One police officer was charged with wanton endangerment. Those charges were tied to shots fired into neighboring apartments, but not Taylor’s

    A grand jury in Louisville, Kentucky, has indicted Detective Brett Hankison in the case of the shooting death of Breonna Taylor, charging him with three counts of first-degree wanton endangerment.

    No charges were filed against Sgt. Jonathan Mattingly and Officer Myles Cosgrove, the other two police officers who were at the scene the night Taylor was fatally shot. Notably, no murder charges were filed against any of the men

    One would have thought cops shooting dead a young nurse in her own home and not being made accountable for their actions to be pretty incendiary?

  12. Pete will be bitterly disappointed if there isn’t any rioting.

    Trump also, and his sock-puppet “attorney general” Barr. They’ll be gagging for a chance to deploy the military and watch video footage of burning buildings endlessly replayed on Fox.

  13. I suspect that’s why the heavily armed aggressive right wing thugs have made an appearance, Peter:

    https://twitter.com/Baligubadle1/status/1308827413330173952

  14. That’s Trump’s Brownshirts in action for sure. Watch out for his approving tweets egging them on to violence.

  15. The Boogaloo Boys don’t exist, they’re a figment of a lefty media’s imagination which needs them to exist.

    And if they did exist they wouldn’t be burning Louisville tonight like Democrat voters will be. They’ll be burning Lousiville in the way they’ve burned American towns and cities for months.

  16. As sure as night follows day:

    https://twitter.com/SVNewsAlerts/status/1308862810064138240

    Yes, those heavily armed aggressive right wing thugs abusing locals, whoever they are, are just a figment of imagination.

  17. Erm, the police are arresting filthy commies in that video.

  18. And there’s more. These people are disgusting.

    Hunter Biden sent “thousands of dollars” to people who appear to be involved in the sex industry, according to a report released Wednesday by Republicans in the US Senate.

    The report says unspecified records show that Biden “has sent funds to non-resident alien women in the United States who are citizens of Russia and Ukraine and who have subsequently wired funds they have received from Hunter Biden to individuals located in Russia and Ukraine.”

    “The records also note that some of these transactions are linked to what ‘appears to be an Eastern European prostitution or human trafficking ring,’” the report says.

  19. Erm, the police are arresting filthy commies in that video.

    Who’s suggesting that the cops are arresting anything but protestors?

  20. Paul

    You need to get with the programme. Anyone who protests against the Dear Leader is a commie thug, end of. When Pete and his like claim to support the right to peaceful protest, they mean the right for their guys, not the other guys.

  21. Unfortunately, Pete was spot on.

  22. The grand jury decision appears to be the correct one in light of the facts and the law. People advocating protest in this circumstance are really seeking retribution and not justice. A botched police raid is not homicide.

  23. The grand jury decision appears to be the correct one in light of the facts and the law. People advocating protest in this circumstance are really seeking retribution and not justice. A botched police raid is not homicide.

  24. The grand jury decision appears to be the correct one in light of the facts and the law. People advocating protest in this circumstance are really seeking retribution and not justice. A botched police raid is not homicide.

  25. Triple play

  26. I still can’t regularly log in for some weird reason. It should be a simple process.

  27. That’s funny.

    For me it remains normal, except for the new five minute edit window, which is a plus.

    Are you using a new VPN or whatever at your end?

    Can you try deleting all your cookies and browsing history, and see if that does something?

  28. “The grand jury decision appears to be the correct one in light of the facts and the law. People advocating protest in this circumstance are really seeking retribution and not justice. A botched police raid is not homicide.”

    Well it is by definition homicide. It may not be unlawful homicide. I think there is also an argument to be made that if what happened to Breonna Taylor was not unlawful then maybe it should be.

    Ultimately huge mistakes were made, that led to the death of a person. If none of the individual officers are criminally culpable then maybe the LMPD should be (for not having adequate procedures). Maybe plainclothes officers shouldn’t conduct warrant raids. Had Kenneth Walker seen a police officer in a police uniform he may have held fire. But he saw three plainclothes men break into his home.

  29. Sometimes raids are botched.

    On Fox last night, there was thoughtful criticism of the procedures.

    The no knock raid was authorized, for a legitimate purpose.

    But apparently the apartment was -not- under close surveillance before the raid. The retired police commentator said that a properly done raid would have involved closer observation before, and not allowing Taylor and her companion to enter the apartment shortly in advance of the raid. .

    I’ve said it before and will say it again. There is the myth that US police are highly trained. That is not always the case. Training varies. And in some cases, they may be highly trained in the wrong procedures.

    A no knock raid is an incredibly dangerous thing. You’d better really know what you are doing.

  30. Among the huge mistakes made, a little said in a pandering media, was the choice of association made by the decedent. Including her dating of a drug dealer. You would think the police intended to personally execute her because she was a black woman if you listened to some of the rhetoric here.

  31. I’ve heard many reports on TV.

    Not one of them on any channel mentioned the fact that she was with a drug dealer at that time.

    It doesn’t fit with the lazy,sloppy narrative.

  32. “Including her dating of a drug dealer.”

    Several years before she was killed.

    “The no knock raid was authorized, for a legitimate purpose.”

    There are also arguments that the warrant was questionable. It included a claim that Jamarcus Glover had recieved a package at Breonna Taylor’s house in January 2020, 3 months before she was killed. It states they got that information from the US Postal Inspector. The US Postal Inspector has stated that simply is not true.

  33. We’ve been unnecessarily elevating victims because we seem unable to do otherwise. George Floyd was murdered, but he wasn’t Tom Robinson from To Kill a Mockingbird. And Ms Taylor was tragically killed, but she was targeted by virtual Klansmen because she was a black woman.

  34. Even if so, the cops are not in any way responsible if the warrant was wrong.

    She had an on again off again relationship with a drug dealer who listed her home as his address

  35. “Even is so, the cops are not in any way responsible if the warrant was wrong.”

    True, which is why there needs to be a broader investigation into the actions not of three individuals but the LMPD in its entirety. No individual maybe individually culpable for her death. But likely speaking the LMPD is organisationally.

  36. Seamus, That’s why Taylor’s family has already been given a multi-million dollar payout by the city for wrong death in this situation. Tragic yes, murder, no. The grand jury got this one right.

  37. “She had an on again off again relationship with a drug dealer who listed her home as his address”

    Her family have indicated that they were no longer romantically involved, but we’re friends. Not sure how much that changes things but it is what it is.

    From I can find he only listed her home address as his address on his bank account. It is possible he opened it when they were still together.

  38. Taylor was still associating with the drug dealer boyfriend up to as recently as a month before the event. Whatever romance was involved with that criminal there is no denying he was a multi incarcerated felon whom she bailed out and appears to have funneled money for. This is not to say she deserved her fate but her actions put her in circumstances that she would unlikely have been in

  39. Her family apparently didn’t intervene too strenuously when she was romantically involved.

  40. “Her family apparently didn’t intervene too strenuously when she was romantically involved.”

    Well you don’t know that. You have no idea and are now casting aspersions on people, the very thing you accuse people of doing with the cops.