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George Floyd's death is tragic. That said, there were 933 people who were killed by the police in 2019. About 1 in 5 were black. A total of 99 of them were black males under the age of 30. 1 was unarmed. He assaulted the police officer. Police-caused deaths are almost always due to shooting, and rarely are due to detention techniques, like with Floyd.

To put that in context, about 40K black males from age 15-34 died overall in 2019. Still, the LA times ran a story called "Getting killed by police is a leading cause of death for young black men in America" on August 16th of last year.

Try to find a national news story about the police killing anyone who is not black, and you will see something interesting. Such stories are rare, even though nearly 4 out of 5 people killed by the police are not black, and white men are the largest demographic group who are killed.

The rage that is going on in Minneapolis is exactly what happens when a false narrative continues to reinforce the...

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Happy Tuesday Rubin Repot Friends & Refugees! A little country photography by Julie Voss and a little quote.

“It’s a dangerous business, Frodo, going out your door. You step onto the road, and if you don’t keep your feet, there’s no knowing where you might be swept off to.” – J. R. R. Tolkien

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Today is my 28th anniversary. my wife is an absolute saint. She stuck with me through sh#@. Addiction and all that comes with it. I believe God rewards a good heart. We have an absolutely incredible life....

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