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Well, that's it for testimony. On Monday the jurors will hear closing arguments, be given the jury instructions, and the ball will be in their court.

The defense is well and truly screwed here. That "expert witness" they put on the stand who set forth his opinion carbon monoxide contributed heavily to George Floyd's demise did far more harm than good. The cross-examination of that expert was brutal. Not only was the CO theory shredded, it turned out that expert kind of cherry picked his information while making some far fetched and unsubstantiated claims about asphyxiation in general.

I don't know who dropped the ball here. Whether the defense did not fully vet that expert, the expert failed to cover all his bases, or all of the above, someone really fumbled the ball here. That expert did more damage to the defense than all the prosecution's expert witnesses combined. However it is kind of telling that was the best the defense could get while the prosecution had experts lining up to testify for free on their behalf.

Proposing those kinds of ridiculous theories opened the door for the prosecution to recall one of their expert witnesses, Dr. Martin Tobin. This man has 46 years in pulmonology and he quite literally wrote the book on it. Seriously, he did: https://www.amazon.com/Principles-Practice-Mechanical-Ventilation-2nd/dp/0071447679/

Dr. Tobin put the final nail in the coffin around the defense case. He did it with clear, concise explanations in just about 30 minutes.

Here's a little bit of reality. If anyone resists arrest with force, as George Floyd did, the odds are greater than zero that person is going to be injured, and possibly killed. Those odds go up when your health isn't all that good in the first place.

Those officers had every right to hang on to George Floyd and take him to the ground. Especially after he exited the police car. They are trained to do so. We saw pages from the MPD training manual complete with pictures.

The police officers in this case lost focus on their prisoner as people started yelling at them. In a confrontation like that the human internal time scale dilates. It is easy to not realize how much time has passed. Chances are those officers felt like they only had Floyd on the deck for a couple minutes.

But all that aside, there is a saying among law enforcement that varies from department to department. That saying is words to the effect of, "In your custody is in your care." These officers failed to notice their prisoner stopped breathing. In fact, they may have misinterpreted a brief anoxic seizure as further struggling rather than a sign Floyd's heart just stopped. They further ignored people telling them he stopped breathing and denied an off duty firefighter, who recognized what was happening, a chance to begin CPR.

Frankly, I think Chauvin is going to go down a lot harder for this than is warranted. However, no matter how hard he goes down, this city is going to burn again. No question about it. The Brooklyn Park shooting was the tipping point.

The last pieces needed for my promotion package finally fell into place. Everything was sent up the chain of command so hopefully it will all go through sometime this summer.

Trecdom2 wrote:The last pieces needed for my promotion package finally fell into place. Everything was sent up the chain of command so hopefully it will all go through sometime this summer.

What will you be getting promoted to?

Texizona wrote:What will you be getting promoted to?

Red shirt ----------------->Yellow shirt -------------->Blue shirt
⬆️ Trek is here. promotion to here ⬆️

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Today's special breakfast will Saturday SuperSpecial Pancake Taco Breakfast Tacos [COVID-19 Week LVI Edition]! The Head Chef is off his rocker this week with a brand new one just for you, Texas! Fresh ideas from the fresh minds at The Big Tex Happy Taco Stands of NewTexas! Have you ever noticed that a pancake looks a lot like a fat tortilla? We did and we have been up all night flipping flapjacks so we could pile on a good-sized glob of delicious Texas Grade A, farm-fresh, scrambled eggs! And we don't stop there. Do you remember our home fries? The one we make out of Yukon Gold potatoes, cubed and lightly browned in farm-fresh Texas creamery butter with just a hint of onion? Yeah, we add a scoop of those along with the eggs. To top it all off, not one, but two strips of the crispiest, most golden-brown, thin-sliced bacon you have ever seen. The certified Texas Abuelitas are really showing the love today peeps! This behemoth is all sealed up for your breakfast dining pleasure.

Today's Special Salsa is not salsa, but - Maple Syrup - yes, the good stuff, the thick, dark, Grade B stuff sent directly from our friends in Canada! Tree sap never tasted so good and neither will this taco when dipped in it! For those who want to funk it up, a sealed cup of Texas-made Longhorn Cheddar Jack cheese is also included for the cheese-lovers. The taco is hermetically sealed in a Stay-Warm® pouch that is wrapped in the same ol' aluminum foil we are all so familiar with for our breakfast taco. We are trying to keep it real, peeps. For your beverage accompaniment, a packet of Sanka, Tang and a Lipton Tea bag will be included with every delivery as well as salt and pepper and a napkin. Yes, it is different, but it works and you do not even have to leave your residence. Woo! And, watch out for the drones! Start your day off the right way; munch out and go back to sleep. You know you want to!®

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Gig em Aggies wrote:Red shirt ----------------->Yellow shirt -------------->Blue shirt
⬆️ Trek is here. promotion to here ⬆️

Blue shirt? I don't see myself in the sciences. I'll be promoted to Staff Sergeant (E5) which is the first level NCO rank in the Air Force

Trecdom2 wrote:Blue shirt? I don't see myself in the sciences. I'll be promoted to Staff Sergeant (E5) which is the first level NCO rank in the Air Force

Nice.
Ill be hitting Specialist (E4) later this year.

Trecdom2 wrote:Blue shirt? I don't see myself in the sciences. I'll be promoted to Staff Sergeant (E5) which is the first level NCO rank in the Air Force

I was basing it off of the OG Star Trek color code

Gig em Aggies wrote:I was basing it off of the OG Star Trek color code

I figured that. Blue is still Medical/Science. That's pretty much stayed the same throughout the various shows

Trecdom2 wrote:I figured that. Blue is still Medical/Science. That's pretty much stayed the same throughout the various shows

at least you wouldn't be given a death sentence of a red shirt

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