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Once again, here is the link to the official medical examiner’s report of the autopsy which was released “with the consent and cooperation of Mr. George Floyd’s family and their legal representatives”— https://www.hennepin.us/-/media/hennepinus/residents/public-safety/documents/Autopsy_2020-3700_Floyd.ashx

First notice the case title:

CARDIOPULMONARY ARREST COMPLICATING LAW ENFORCEMENT SUBDUAL, RESTRAINT, AND NECK COMPRESSION

What is this telling us? According to the Oxford English Dictionary, subdual means overcoming or quietening. The title says that the ability of the police to deal with Floyd was complicated by Floyd’s undergoing cardiopulmonary arrest and that the report investigates the issues of restraint and neck compression. As for the restraint and neck compression, no life-threatening injuries resulted. As for Floyd’s cardiopulmonary arrest, that is explained by the toxicology report. Floyd was already experiencing breathing and cardiopulmonary arrest prior to police restraint.

Note the extensive heart disease that Floyd had:

II. Natural diseases

A. Arteriosclerotic heart disease, multifocal, severe

B. Hypertensive heart disease

1. Cardiomegaly (540 g) with mild biventricular

dilatation

2. Clinical history of hypertension

Note the finding of No life-threatening injuries:

III. No life-threatening injuries identified

A. No facial, oral mucosal, or conjunctival petechiae

B. No injuries of anterior muscles of neck or laryngeal

structures

C. No scalp soft tissue, skull, or brain injuries

D. No chest wall soft tissue injuries, rib fractures (other

than a single rib fracture from CPR), vertebral column

injuries, or visceral injuries

Notice the fatal dose of the opioid fentanyl in the toxicology report:

VI. Toxicology (see attached report for full details; testing

performed on antemortem blood specimens collected 5/25/20 at

9:00 p.m. at HHC and on postmortem urine)

A. Blood drug and novel psychoactive substances screens:

1. Fentanyl 11 ng/mL

2. Norfentanyl 5.6 ng/mL

3. 4-ANPP 0.65 ng/mL

4. Methamphetamine 19 ng/mL

5. 11-Hydroxy Delta-9 THC 1.2 ng/mL;

Delta-9 Carboxy THC 42 ng/mL; Delta-9 THC 2.9 ng/mL

6. Cotinine positive

7. Caffeine positive

Floyd died on May 25, 2020. The autopsy was done on May 26, 2020. On June 1, 2020, a press release was issued from Hennepin County that lists “Manner of death: Homicide.”

This is a puzzle. Homicide is not supported by the medical examiner’s report. When the autopsy finds Floyd with a fatal amount of fentanyl and serious heart disease which would make the fentanyl even more lethal and “no life-threatening injuries” to neck or elsewhere, how was homicide committed?

A press release is not a medical examiner’s report. Who knows the biases of a PR person or the effect on the person of seeing the video. I read an explanation that for medical examiner’s “homicide” has a meaning different from the normal meaning. If this is the case, could a medical examiner or expert speak up and clarify the issue?

ORDER IT NOW

A lot of pressure has been put on the medical examiner, a young man whose report makes him a target. He no doubt feels isolated. Some readers report that the local newspaper, the Minneapolis Tribune Star, is creating a different position for him, with or without his consent.

To a rational objective person who is not emotionally involved, the issue is the irresponsibility of the media. Not only are race relations at stake but also the fate of accused police officers who have been convicted in the media prior to trial. I find it very disturbing that no media has mentioned the fatal level of fentanyl in flood’s blood or the medical report itself except to lie that it supports the conclusion of a non-existent “second autopsy” that the police killed Floyd.

It is clear that if the autopsy supported the media’s propagandistic account, the examiner’s report would be all over the news, not swept under the rug. The withholding of such critical information from the public—especially when it is known that an overdose of fentanyl causes precisely Floyd’s symptoms—amounts to a lynching of the police officers. From the little information we have, it seems that the police were careful with Floyd. They recognized that he was in trouble from drugs, called for medics, and used restraint to keep him still on his stomach. As far as I can ascertain, these are the prescribed procedures. The reason for Floyd being kept on his stomach is that “fentanyl’s effects include nausea” — https://www.drugabuse.gov/publications/drugfacts/fentanyl

A person on his back can choke on his own vomit.

This interpretation of police behavior seems to accord with the facts, but it does not fit the predetermined conclusion of “white racist murder” which the media have imposed on the event.

The irresponsibility of the American media has resulted in enormous death and destruction in the 21st century. Seven countries have been destroyed in whole or part by transparent lies supported by the US media. Millions of people have been killed, maimed, orphened, widowed, and displaced by American invasions and bombings based entirely on lies. Always the media withheld the real facts and gave us fake news.

The media did the same thing with Russiagate and impeachgate and again with Russian subsidies to the Taliban to kill American troops.

They have done the same thing yet again with their propagandistic coverage of George Floyd’s death.

A multi-racial country with a media that foments racial conflict has no future.

(Republished from PaulCraigRoberts.org by permission of author or representative)
 
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  1. Facts are unimportant, perhaps unexamined, and ignored if inconvenient. Narrative is all.

    • Agree: meamjojo, Rogue
  2. I kind of view it in the same context of the economic collapse, and a very sick economy with multiple illnesses, in which the Saudi’s flooded the oil market, and caused the oil market to crash, with oil below negative $47 a barrel, while some people in China developed the Coronavirus and was declared as a pandemic and governments and businesses locked down the economy, and blamed the coronavirus, which had nothing to do with the economic collapse.

    George Floyd was grocery shopping on Meth Amphetamines and Fentanyl, but did not die until his neck was kneeled on for almost nine minutes.

    Coronaviruses have been occuring for decades, and have never been met with the response that they had been met with in 2020 until the oil market collapsed to the lowest level in history.

  3. As far as I can ascertain, these are the prescribed procedures.

    Can you link more to actual police documents describing prescribed procedures?

    Or, is there research available on restraint methods?

    I am partial to your interpretation, but I do note that during the big NYPD unions press conference immediately following the death, one police officer indicated that 9 minutes in far too long to use that restraint (although without saying something like “everyone knows it would prevent you from breathing”).

  4. I’m going to re-post what I put in the other thread… Like Hitchens did with waterboarding, someone needs to re-create this situation to test whether it actually restricts breathing. Here’s how to do it:

    (1) Find a police officer who has actually been trained to do this so they know how it’s done.
    (2) Get a pulse oximeter and EKG monitor and paramedics.
    (3) Watch the video to look for anomalies that need to be re-created like handcuffing or roadside position.
    (4) Let the police officer go at it, but put the paramedics in charge of when to stop.
    (5) Go for 9 minutes or until there are significant SpO2 or EKG changes (both of which would come well before a heart attack or stroke) but not stopping for passing out.

    Really, if we had competent journalists in this country, this would have been done already.

  5. The irresponsibility of the American media has resulted in enormous death and destruction…

    The so-called Yellow Press was present at the end of the 19th century, as P.C. Roberts knows, and those ba$tards (spawn of Pulitzer, Hearst, et al) learned the lesson well. Too well.

    Clickbait for dummies, the sheeple are so easy to herd!

  6. @ICANREAD

    No, you can’t read. The article you posted is unbelievably dishonest. The last paragraph: the fentanyl, etc. is only mentioned in the report for “probability” reasons. The (apparently single) “cause” is police restraint.

    Amazing how quickly shitheads have descended upon this article trying to smear it.

  7. anon[161] • Disclaimer says:

    Toxicology (see attached report for full details; testing
    performed on antemortem blood specimens collected 5/25/20 at
    9:00 p.m. at HHC …

    I.E., at 9:00 p.m. George Floyd was still alive. What’s that, half an hour after he left the scene of police restraint?

    Thank you Mr. Roberts. Your critique of the media and public rush to judgment should be required reading! It’s a tragedy how many are convinced by nothing more than a still photo and hearsay. (Personally, I’ve been verbally assaulted by persons who neither read the medical report, nor even watched available videos.) We are, indeed, in a sorry state.

    This piece claims that transcripts from 2 police body cams have been released. Whether they actually add useful info is another story.
    https://www.msn.com/en-us/music/celebrity/former-officer-charged-in-george-floyd-s-death-files-to-dismiss-charges/ar-BB16vB8u?ocid=spartan-ntp-feeds

  8. Franz says:
    @xaxa

    Those who commit the murders write the reports.

    https://blogs.scientificamerican.com/voices/george-floyds-autopsy-and-the-structural-gaslighting-of-america/

    Nice try.

    But as the late. great Herman Kahn wrote many years ago, The Scientific American is neither scientific nor American. An article with a subhead including the term “white supremacy” is pure propaganda, not scientific.

    The blood test is all we really need to know:

    Fentanyl is a synthetic narcotic. Methamphetamine is speed. Anyone fool enough to mix the two is a walking time bomb. It throws your entire cardiopulmonary system into auto-destruct.

    The street slang for this used to be “speedball”. Killed River Phoenix, the forgotten 90s star.

    • Replies: @Rogue
  9. KenH says:

    A multi-racial country with a media that foments racial conflict has no future.

    The U.S. media is owned and controlled by powerful Jews. I don’t know why we need to keep tap dancing around this truth.

    I recall a few weeks back that CNN cheerfully reported the press release characterization of murder when the actual medical examiner’s report in no way makes that conclusion.

    Since the medical examiner’s report doesn’t fit the the narrative I would expect the ME to come under enormous fire from the media, left wing politicians, BLM and other special interest groups at some point. They don’t allow an ounce of dissent from the narrative.

  10. bong says:

    What Is a Fatal Dose of Fentanyl?
    The Medical Examiner’s Report of George Floyd’s Death.
    Remember Mr. Roberts: Deception is a lot more deathly than any drugs!

    de·cep·tion
    /dəˈsepSH(ə)n/
    Learn to pronounce
    noun
    noun: deception; plural noun: deceptions

    the action of deceiving someone.
    “obtaining property by deception”

  11. The radio arm of the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation (CBC) uses the phrase “the murder of George Floyd” in their national reporting.

    Such is the power of the Floyd myth, it would do no good to inform the CBC management of their error. They would excuse their mistake by claiming it’s a fact, as far as they know.

    The CBC is jewish and woke occupied territory. They will resist any retelling of the Floyd story because its become an article of faith to their woke religion.

  12. Looks to me like Saint George died as a result of excited delirium.
    No matter; the truth means nothing to America’s black simpletons and their White tools.

  13. The most they should pin on Chauvin is negligent homicide; even that is over the top given the facts in evidence, much less those we’ve not been shown.

    A multi-racial country with a media that foments racial conflict has no future.

    Au contraire, mon frère: It has a very colourful future ahead of it.

  14. So, it takes an 80-something retired academic and politician to ferret out the truth. Never mind the totally corrupt MSM, where are the independent journalists? Certainly not doing their jobs.
    What a country ! As Dr Roberts says, the end is near.

  15. Duh. You can’t srangulate someone with knee-on-neck. Neck bones connect to the middle of the skull, so the neck will be held away from the ground, making it difficult to callapse it by applying force from one side.

    Aside: In all history, is there a recorded case of a murderer strangulating a victim by a knee-on-neck method.

  16. Rogue says:
    @Franz

    I agree. It comes across as complete bullshit.

    Full of hysterical rants about White supremacy and the ridiculous assertion that the media was on the side of the cops and White supremacy when Floyd died!

    Plus stating that Floyd was murdered and he’s murderer was Chauvin. Wow! Are they mind-readers or something? I believe there’s a genuine possibility that Chauvin is guilty of manslaughter, or possibly 3rd degree murder even, but the lot who wrote that rant cannot possibly know he was guilty of premeditated murder.

    And, of course, the ME was wrong and crooked (how’d they know this?) and it’s wrong to refer to the drugs in Floyd’s system or his heart disease issues etc (why?).

    Actually, the whole article was plain ridiculous – repeating the lie that Blacks are been done in left, right and centre by cops in the USA vastly more than Whitey. Or that the main cause of Black deaths by homicide is the cops or maybe just Whitey in general. Complete rubbish, of course.

    The list of the medical contributors to the article was very heavy on the psychiatry side of things. Figures.

  17. Rogue says:
    @xaxa

    An unobjective, hysterical rant cannot possibly be classed as scientific.

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