On the Defensive after Dallas and Baton Rouge


On the defensive … because of actions by “former military personnel who’d been deployed on combat missions in either Afghanistan or Iraq. Neither of them, despite what the talking heads masquerading as level-headed journalists in the corporate media are implying, claimed any affiliation with the Black Lives Matter movement.”

United States Hypocrisy

For those of us who stand unapologetically against police brutality, harassment and abuse, we’ve been finding ourselves on the defensive over the past week in the aftermath of the mass shootings of police officers, earlier in Dallas and yesterday in Baton Rouge. Both of these mass killings, it should be noted, were carried out at the hands of former military personnel who’d been deployed on combat missions in either Afghanistan or Iraq. Neither of them, despite what the talking heads masquerading as level-headed journalists in the corporate media are implying, claimed any affiliation with the Black Lives Matter movement. One of them even appeared in a video prior to his death asserting he was not affiliated with or representative of any organization. Both did however claim to be motivated by the recent spate of police killings of unarmed Black people in the United States, but that hardly ties them in any way…

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I'm originally from Puerto Rico. I was born in Santurce and raised in Rio Piedras. Have lived in Florida since 1999. I have a doctorate degree in Medicine; completed in 1976. My Internal Medicine specialty was completed in 1979. Worked for Puerto Rico's health system until 1985. At this time, I'm happily retired after working for the federal government for almost 28yrs. I want to offer any knowledge that I have to anyone "out there" who is interested. My views are liberal in almost every sense. My knowledge is "eclectic" - a bit of everything. Music and reading are my passion. Blogging has also become a very interesting endeavor. Metaphysical topics attract me. I'm interested in news reporting human issues like injustice, discrimination and abuse - the "wrongly" affected. My intention is to bring this knowledge to an understandable level and to help anyone in need. I'm open to questions and will answer them to the best of my ability. Currently working on an enterprise whose main mission will be to bring peoples of all walks of life together. To be one .... since we ALL are ONE!! The future looks bright and promising!!!

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