2020 US Racial/Political Protests and Riots

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Re: 2020 US Racial/Political Protests and Riots

#41 Post by kv » Thu Jun 04, 2020 1:29 am

clickie wrote:
Wed Jun 03, 2020 7:34 pm
I think my town had the only peaceful protests. Small town life :box:
Not true at all...there have been tons....it's just peaceful doesn't equal ratings or an urgent need to be shown like live action between police and protestors or looters

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#42 Post by kv » Thu Jun 04, 2020 1:35 am

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Wed Jun 03, 2020 7:49 pm
Anyone ever experienced tear gas? My Dad told me that was part of basic training when joining the navy. You had to run through a building filled with tear gas. He described it as all your snot comes pouring out your eyes and nose.
Ya problem is once you know how to deal with it it becomes less of a problem for you....that's why they make military and police experience it before being in the field....soooo now how many Americans have learned this week? They will also be better prepared....

You don't have to go anywhere to learn this...just posting here and reading Larry's posts about how his people learned and adapted and formed groups of people to help wash people or contain and throw back tear gas...humans will adapt...American learned this week that the cops are only worth a shit when we stand with them...school has been in session...

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#43 Post by clickie » Thu Jun 04, 2020 3:15 am

What if I pull out the old pinball machine

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#44 Post by clickie » Thu Jun 04, 2020 3:16 am

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#45 Post by clickie » Thu Jun 04, 2020 3:18 am

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#46 Post by clickie » Thu Jun 04, 2020 3:23 am

Pinball machines are so cool

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#47 Post by clickie » Thu Jun 04, 2020 3:27 am

Whoa


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#49 Post by kv » Thu Jun 04, 2020 8:48 am

:crazy:

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#50 Post by Larry B. » Thu Jun 04, 2020 2:33 pm

Quite obnoxious, and for so long. Worse than my short-lived side character Hyperbolic. And far less funny.

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#51 Post by nausearockpig » Thu Jun 04, 2020 2:35 pm

Larry B. wrote:
Thu Jun 04, 2020 2:33 pm
Quite obnoxious, and for so long. Worse than my short-lived side character Hyperbolic. And far less funny.
Yeh clickie hasn’t been hilarious for quite some time now. I wonder what happened? Oh well.

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#52 Post by mockbee » Sat Jun 06, 2020 3:09 pm

Impressive.


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Huge Crowds Around the Globe March in Solidarity Against Police Brutality
Tens of thousands turned out in Australia, Britain, France, Germany and other nations in support of U.S. protests against the death of George Floyd, while denouncing racism in their own countries.


https://www.nytimes.com/2020/06/06/wor ... omepage

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#53 Post by Pandemonium » Thu Jun 11, 2020 10:36 am

Anyone following what's been happening in Seattle?

Local officials and the police have basically allowed protesters to set up an "Autonomous Zone" in the city. Police say armed guards have been surrounding the perimeter of the region and residents who live within the boundaries are forced to show ID to prove you “belong” there." Officials have said that leaders in the anti-cop zone are "starting to extort money from the local businesses within the border for 'protection.'" People living, working and business owners in the area have been "begging for help because they are not being allowed into their homes without ID." Police have been told to stay away from the region unless there is a call to 911 for help.

Seattle PD wants to negotiate with protestors to get their precinct back. The local government is allowing it to happen. This is fucking insane. Maybe law enforcement is biding their time trying not to start a civil war in the streets but WTF? National guard needs to be sent in asap. This shit really pisses me off.

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#54 Post by mockbee » Thu Jun 11, 2020 10:53 am

Oh don't worry Biden has a plan we can all get behind.





You sound like a Trump supporter........ (j/k..... sort of..... :hehe: )


:lol:

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#55 Post by mockbee » Thu Jun 11, 2020 10:57 am

My theory is that the police are waiting for shit to go down like this, and then the collective public will demand more of their liberal city councils and mayors and they will get behind law and order.

Trump will come out looking like the "sensible" one out of the entire bunch.

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#56 Post by Pandemonium » Thu Jun 11, 2020 10:58 am

mockbee wrote:
Thu Jun 11, 2020 10:53 am
Oh don't worry Biden has a plan we can all get behind.

You sound like a Trump supporter........ (j/k..... sort of..... :hehe: )


:lol:

Another example of the batshit craziness going on right now:


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#57 Post by Artemis » Thu Jun 11, 2020 1:02 pm

I think more protest will be happening net week.

Mockbee is right that Cheeto is adept at strategy. If he didn't know the significance of June 19th, one of his people certainly did.

https://truthout.org/articles/trump-pic ... PeqZFMaZd4
Trump Picks Site of Anti-Black Massacre for Rally on Day Marking End to Slavery

President Donald Trump is planning to appear in Tulsa, Oklahoma, next week for his first campaign rally since the start of the coronavirus pandemic, at a location and on a date that many are saying is incredibly insensitive and disrespectful to events in Black history in the U.S., especially in the wake of uprisings that have occurred following the killing of George Floyd late last month at the hands of white police officers.

Trump insisted that his decision to speak in Tulsa was based out of that state’s supposed handling of the disease. “A beautiful new venue, brand new. We’re looking forward to it,” Trump added, while speaking to reporters on Wednesday.

Republican Gov. Kevin Stitt also claimed the decision to speak in the city was based on the state being a “national example in responsibly and safely reopening.”

President Donald Trump is planning to appear in Tulsa, Oklahoma, next week for his first campaign rally since the start of the coronavirus pandemic, at a location and on a date that many are saying is incredibly insensitive and disrespectful to events in Black history in the U.S., especially in the wake of uprisings that have occurred following the killing of George Floyd late last month at the hands of white police officers.

Trump insisted that his decision to speak in Tulsa was based out of that state’s supposed handling of the disease. “A beautiful new venue, brand new. We’re looking forward to it,” Trump added, while speaking to reporters on Wednesday.

Republican Gov. Kevin Stitt also claimed the decision to speak in the city was based on the state being a “national example in responsibly and safely reopening.”

Bestselling author Morgan Jerkins described the choice as “not only offensive” but also “a desecration.”

“We still haven’t found all the graves of those who were massacred there back in 1921,” she added.

Bestselling author Morgan Jerkins described the choice as “not only offensive” but also “a desecration.”

“We still haven’t found all the graves of those who were massacred there back in 1921,” she added.

Some wondered if Trump was unaware of the significance the city and the date had on Black lives in the U.S. “Trump’s first rally in months will be on Juneteenth in the city of the Black Wall Street massacre. His team might be too stupid to realize this, but what disgusting symbolism,” television writer Tyler Dinucci wrote.

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#58 Post by mockbee » Thu Jun 11, 2020 1:10 pm

Yup.


Cunning.


Puts Biden in the position of having to "support" BLM, or else he is a part of the problem.....along with Trump.

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#59 Post by Larry B. » Thu Jun 11, 2020 3:36 pm

Pandemonium wrote:
Thu Jun 11, 2020 10:58 am
mockbee wrote:
Thu Jun 11, 2020 10:53 am
Oh don't worry Biden has a plan we can all get behind.

You sound like a Trump supporter........ (j/k..... sort of..... :hehe: )


:lol:

Another example of the batshit craziness going on right now:

Honestly, I hate this shit.

Something similar is making the rounds here in Chile. As if my ‘whiteness’ has got something to do with something. I’m not even white/caucasian. I’m Hispanic, in this fucking classification of humans. But yeah, I’ve definitely have it easier than black people living in Chile, because this country is racist as fuck. But I kind of refuse to take responsibility for shit that isn’t my fault. And to have people (celebrities or not) ‘taking responsibility’ is embarrassing to me.

And/but, I was also strongly oppossed when here in Chile for Women’s Day (March 8th), there was a call for men to exclude themselves from the protests for greater gender equality. Personally, I thought it was stupid and shameful. How dare you exclude all those people who SUPPORT the feminist cause?? And what’s the real point you want to make?

But as it turns out, having 1.2 million women all on their on filling the streets of Santiago was really meaningful.

So I might be wrong about the taking responsibility thing. But it makes my skin crawl.

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#60 Post by Bandit72 » Thu Jun 11, 2020 3:47 pm

In the UK over the past few days we have had a statue ripped down.



There are now a further 60 under scrutiny

https://metro.co.uk/2020/06/09/hit-list ... -12827249/

Question :

As I, and everyone else of sound mind, are utterly shocked and disgusted over the death of George Floyd. Does this warrant a sudden UK (worldwide) retribution on every single person in history who has had anything to do with the 'promotion' of slavery, however small? Now I'm guessing statues are erected for something the person elect has done, which has been of benefit to the immediate or far reaching community. I guess my question is, why now? Why has it taken 10. 20, 100 years to do this? Should history not be preserved to be discussed and critiqued? In the UK we have had content (EXTREMELY popular content) taken down from YouTube in the last 24 hours because there may have one or two things that people find 'offensive'. My immediate thought was religion. 65% of the population in this country hold a belief in one of the three main monotheisms. ALL of those codone slavery. Do we now start to scrutinise religion? (which of course we should btw). :noclue:

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