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By John Derbyshire on 01/16/2021

JOHN DERBYSHIRE: Crisis #1 For Biden—Double Jeopardy System For Badwhites Will Get Officer Derek Chauvin. But First There May Be Blood

[Excerpted from the latest Radio Derb, now available exclusively through VDARE.com]

See, earlier, May 30, 2020: Even Right Abandoning Accused Minneapolis Cop—But They Shouldn't

The incoming new administration will, with high probability, face three major crises in the next year or so. China will probably invade Taiwan. The stock market bubble will burst and the economy will contract at exactly the time that the Democrats, seeking to Elect A New People and subjugate the Historic American Nation, open the borders and amnesty 20-30 million illegal aliens.

And then there’s the Derek Chauvin trial.

Chauvin, you'll recall, is the former Minneapolis Police Officer charged with second-degree murder, third-degree murder and second-degree manslaughter in the death of George Floyd last May. Jury selection for Chauvin's trial begins March 8th, so this is pretty immediate.

Three other police officers who were present at the scene when Officer Chauvin succeeded in restraining Floyd have been charged with lesser offences of the aiding-and-abetting sort:

[Minneapolis Judge Peter] Cahill [Above left] previously ruled in November that it was in the best interest of justice that all four cops be tried together, saying this would allow the jury to have "all of the evidence and the complete picture of Floyd's death." But the persisting realities of COVID-19 seem to have changed his mind.

Derek Chauvin to Stand Trial Separately From Other Cops Charged in George Floyd’s Death, by Ishena Robinson, The Root, January 14, 2021

There follows some stuff about the physical limitations of the largest courtroom in the justice center. It's not big enough for all the lawyers and supporting staff needed when trying four defendants, without violating COVID-19 restrictions.

Uh-huh.

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By John Derbyshire on 01/16/2021

JOHN DERBYSHIRE: Crisis #1 For Biden—Double Jeopardy System For Badwhites Will Get Officer Derek Chauvin. But First There May Be Blood

[Excerpted from the latest Radio Derb, now available exclusively through VDARE.com]

See, earlier, May 30, 2020: Even Right Abandoning Accused Minneapolis Cop—But They Shouldn't

The incoming new administration will, with high probability, face three major crises in the next year or so. China will probably invade Taiwan. The stock market bubble will burst and the economy will contract at exactly the time that the Democrats, seeking to Elect A New People and subjugate the Historic American Nation, open the borders and amnesty 20-30 million illegal aliens.

And then there’s the Derek Chauvin trial.

Chauvin, you'll recall, is the former Minneapolis Police Officer charged with second-degree murder, third-degree murder and second-degree manslaughter in the death of George Floyd last May. Jury selection for Chauvin's trial begins March 8th, so this is pretty immediate.

Three other police officers who were present at the scene when Officer Chauvin succeeded in restraining Floyd have been charged with lesser offences of the aiding-and-abetting sort:

[Minneapolis Judge Peter] Cahill [Above left] previously ruled in November that it was in the best interest of justice that all four cops be tried together, saying this would allow the jury to have "all of the evidence and the complete picture of Floyd's death." But the persisting realities of COVID-19 seem to have changed his mind.

Derek Chauvin to Stand Trial Separately From Other Cops Charged in George Floyd’s Death, by Ishena Robinson, The Root, January 14, 2021

There follows some stuff about the physical limitations of the largest courtroom in the justice center. It's not big enough for all the lawyers and supporting staff needed when trying four defendants, without violating COVID-19 restrictions.

Uh-huh.

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By Edwin S. Rubenstein on 01/15/2021

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The unemployment rate was unchanged at 6.7%, down sharply from its high of nearly 15% in April but still close to double the 3.5% rate in the same month a year earlier.

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So immigrant displacement of American workers, which had been creeping back up, has stalled.

For now.

By Rosa Luxemburg on 01/14/2021

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Just 25 years old, Cawthorn—paralyzed waist-down in a terrible 2014 car wreck—also spoke at the Republican National Convention in August. On January 6, he enjoyed that coveted speaking slot after Eric Trump and Donald Trump Jr. His speech appears to have been memory-holed, as it has proven nearly impossible to find online except for his introduction, which Cawthorn posted on Twitter.

I was there, however, so I can report this: Cawthorn discussed the need for a new Republican Party, with new faces and new ideas, presumably just like his. But that’s not as important as what he said before…and after.

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