Fonda visited North Vietnamese villages, hospitals, schools, and factories damaged in the war, weaving her comments about what she observed at those sites with denunciations of U.S. military policy in recordings broadcast as propaganda to U.S. servicemen via Radio Hanoi; met with international visitors and reporters who were also in North Vietnam; spent about an hour chatting with seven U.S. POWs at a meeting arranged by her North Vietnamese guides; and posed for photographs at an anti aircraft emplacement set up in a rural area just outside Hanoi.
Police officers and the National Guard clashed with protesters in several U.S. cities this weekend, as demonstrations over the death of George Floyd escalated.
But in Michigan, law enforcement officers actually joined a peaceful protest in a show of solidarity. Video showing Genesee County Sheriff Chris Swanson taking off his helmet and joining a group of protesters in a march has gone viral.
“The only reason we’re here is to make sure you got a voice, that’s it,” Swanson tells a crowd in Flint, Michigan, receiving cheers in return.
“Don’t think for a second that he represents cops from all over the county and around this nation,” the sheriff continues, apparently referring to former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin, who has been charged with third-degree murder in Floyd’s death.
Video of Chauvin kneeling for several minutes on Floyd’s neck sparked a nationwide outcry for justice last week. Floyd is heard repeatedly saying “I can’t breath,” throughout the heart-wrenching video.
In our opinion there is not much difference between Hanoi Jane and these police officers crossing the line to kiss and praise these home terrorists that were burning buildings and police cars like it was going to bring George Floyd back.
We understand that lots of people want to honor the memory of a man they never met, a man they never knew existed until he was confronted by a police officer after trying to commit a crime, but the memory of that man has been tarnished by an army of domestic criminal terrorists and con artists and this is not the time to take sides with them in the name of peace.
Kneeling side by side with law-breakers in the memory of someone who died 3,000 miles away from Las Vegas is not the most normal behavior for a police officer regardless of his race, nationality, or any other status.
Yes, law-breakers, once the protesters become rowdy and violent they are no longer protesters; they become law-breakers and the law enforcement officers should be treating them as that.
Let’s assume that George Floyd was an honest law-abiding citizen; let’s assume he was not trying to pass a fake twenty dollar bill; let’s assume he did not have any drugs in his pockets; let’s assume he was not trying to dispose of any drugs he may have had on him, and let’s assume he was an angel; are all those riots really necessary?
Breaking windows, painting buildings with obscene words, breaking car windows and burning police cars are the right way to honor George Floyd’s memory?
Las Vegas is 1,659.7 miles from Minneapolis, Minnesota, twenty five hours driving time via I-80 W and I-70 W, the chance that someone here knew George Floyd, or is suffering over his death or is going to miss him is zero to none so why use George Floyd’s name or do things in his memory for political reasons all the while trying to justify their criminal behavior?
We have a very good police force, we have a professional police force and we have very honest and brave police officers within Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department, it is not their fault that they don’t have a real leader and an honest administration; we believe that our police force will never be another Hanoi.
Las Vegas Metropolitan Police officer Shay Mikalonis is fighting for his life at University Medical Center Trauma Unit after a coward protester shot him in the back of his head.
The coward that shot officer Mikalonis in the back of his head, Edgar Samaniego, is now in custody and we hope that Clark County District Attorney, Steve Wolfson, and his useless team of prosecutors, will prosecute him to the full whole extent of the law, contrary to the free pass he gave to Victor Cruz, who also shot another human being, Raul Moran,