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Best Quotes of the Week – April 3, 2021

“The entire rationale for this bill was based on a lie: that there was widespread voter fraud in Georgia in the 2020 elections. This is simply not true.”

Ed Bastian, CEO of Delta Airlines, referring to claims by Donald Trump that he lost the 2020 elections because of fraud

Bastian was also reacting to newly-enacted laws in the state of Georgia that some see as voter suppression.  Delta Airlines is based in Atlanta, Georgia.

“If your knee is on a person’s neck, that could kill him.”

Lte. Richard Zimmerman, the most senior officer in the Minneapolis Police Department, testifying in the trial of former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin in the 2020 death of George Floyd

Zimmerman also testified that once someone is handcuffed, “they are not a threat to you at that point” and the amount of force should be immediately reduced.

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Tweet of the Week – June 5, 2020

Mark McCoy

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Best Quote of the Week – June 5, 2020

“Please, if you don’t have something constructive to say, keep your mouth shut.”

Art Acevedo, Houston police chief, in response to Donald Trump’s advice to state governors to “dominate” people protesting the recent shooting death of George Floyd by Minneapolis police.

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Tweet of the Week – May 29, 2020

Jonny Bones

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