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    Re: More than 100 teens swarm Memphis plaza, 'knocking out' shoppers

    Quote Originally Posted by Lutherf View Post
    You're damned right I'm bringing up Holder. He and the POS in the White House are key figures that promote the ideology that results in this behavior.If those two pricks would take a second and speak as loudly about this kind of behavior as they do about some punk that got wasted in Florida or a guy in Missouri where we don't even know what happened yet maybe some of these "Fam Mob" yahoos would think twice before going full on feral.
    Full on feral. Sometimes one's true feelings just come spilling out, even on the internet. But on a serious note, you're utterly and hilariously wrong. Obama and Holder have gone out of their way to condemn violence and vandalism in both the situations you mentioned, and have done exactly nothing that would promote this type of behavior in general. The only link between the two men you're fixated on and the perpetrators is their race, one which takes precedence in your mind. Should probably work on that.

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    Re: More than 100 teens swarm Memphis plaza, 'knocking out' shoppers

    Quote Originally Posted by Lutherf View Post
    From the reports I've seen the two black guys that got messed up were Kroeger employees who tried to help the white victim. They weren't randomly targeted but, rather, were targeted because they tried to help the white guy.

    I'm also reading that this was likely gang related.
    Three People Beaten by Mob of Teens in Kroger Parking Lot | News Blog | Memphis News and Events | Memphis Flyer
    I read the article you posted 3 times. Where in the article did it say the guy that the two black teens were trying to help were white, black, yellow, brown, purple?

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    Re: More than 100 teens swarm Memphis plaza, 'knocking out' shoppers

    The issue is that the government doesn't see teenagers as (although not fully) capable young adults.

    And this issue extends further beyond teenagers and to young adults in college.

    I quote from my dad, "Some of the things that people in college do that would get any regular person in jail, only get them in a cop ride back to their dorm with a little scolding."

    Teenagers are not morons. We know what is right and what is wrong. We may not be as fully capable as adults, but we are capable enough to think, "Hey, I'm sure its wrong to just beat the living **** out of this guy for no reason." Yet the government and society as a whole has seen us as little kids who simply need a little scolding and everything is fine. In reality it isn't, and some teenagers need to be locked up or even executed.

    Hell, in Shelton Connecticut one kid recently died because he asked a girl out. Another teenager (who is believed to have been jealous at the time) reacted to him asking the girl out by shooting him in the head, point blank, from the back.

    You think that kid knew it was wrong to do that? You bet your ass he knew it was wrong.

    Anyways, my crazy random tangents aside, society has this nasty habit of treating younger people like 9 year olds. It shouldn't be that way, the police need to crack down on teenagers and young adults extremely hard and stop acting like they're just little kids.

    I don't know about these little pieces of ****, but when I turned 10, my father expected a lot more from me, and if I ever did something as moronic as this, he would disown me in a heartbeat.
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    Re: More than 100 teens swarm Memphis plaza, 'knocking out' shoppers

    Quote Originally Posted by rcart76 View Post
    I read the article you posted 3 times. Where in the article did it say the guy that the two black teens were trying to help were white, black, yellow, brown, purple?
    Two male Kroger employees, ages 17 and 18, attempted to help the man as the gang swarmed him, but were reportedly punched, kicked, and hit with pumpkins until they lost consciousness near the store’s front entrance.
    If three people got beat and only one of them was white then the two other must have been these guys.

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    Re: More than 100 teens swarm Memphis plaza, 'knocking out' shoppers

    Quote Originally Posted by a351 View Post
    Full on feral. Sometimes one's true feelings just come spilling out, even on the internet. But on a serious note, you're utterly and hilariously wrong. Obama and Holder have gone out of their way to condemn violence and vandalism in both the situations you mentioned, and have done exactly nothing that would promote this type of behavior in general. The only link between the two men you're fixated on and the perpetrators is their race, one which takes precedence in your mind. Should probably work on that.
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    Re: More than 100 teens swarm Memphis plaza, 'knocking out' shoppers

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    More than 100 teens swarm Memphis plaza, 'knocking out' shoppers



    This isn't a single deranged person. This is a coordinated attack by children on innocent people.

    These are the equivalent of animals.
    This isn't the equivalent of animals - animals do not try to kill or destroy other animals or the possessions of other animals out of spite or a false sense of entitlement. It is an injustice to animals to compare them to the filth in this video.

    I'm sure there will be those who dismiss or excuse this behaviour and all I can say to anyone who does is that you are a contributing factor in the decay of our society and I hope you develop a conscience one day that provides you with some sense of shame for not seeing this exactly as it is.

    I hope the young person who was beaten is okay both physically and mentally/emotionally going forward and if there is a God I hope he's powerfully vengeful as regards this evil.
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    Re: More than 100 teens swarm Memphis plaza, 'knocking out' shoppers

    Quote Originally Posted by Lutherf View Post
    From the reports I've seen the two black guys that got messed up were Kroeger employees who tried to help the white victim. They weren't randomly targeted but, rather, were targeted because they tried to help the white guy.

    I'm also reading that this was likely gang related.
    Three People Beaten by Mob of Teens in Kroger Parking Lot | News Blog | Memphis News and Events | Memphis Flyer
    This has gone too far! These teens need jobs or some way to use their energy! As a suggestion, we need our grid underground for our protection - put them to work digging the thousands of miles of trenches that will be needed across the country. Hard work will let them put their "piss and vinegar" to good use, and it will tire them out, and they will be earning some money. That's what my parents did when we were growing up - kept us so busy we had neither the time nor the energy to make trouble! Some of today's parents have totally abdicated their responsibilities, and this is the result. FDR had the alphabet programs for adult men in the 1930s to keep them busy - why can't we do this for today's teens? Lord knows there is a lot of unused but available labor available, and we are wasting it, and I don't care what color they are! Disgusting!

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    Re: More than 100 teens swarm Memphis plaza, 'knocking out' shoppers

    Quote Originally Posted by Luftwaffe View Post
    The issue is that the government doesn't see teenagers as (although not fully) capable young adults.

    And this issue extends further beyond teenagers and to young adults in college.

    I quote from my dad, "Some of the things that people in college do that would get any regular person in jail, only get them in a cop ride back to their dorm with a little scolding."

    Teenagers are not morons. We know what is right and what is wrong. We may not be as fully capable as adults, but we are capable enough to think, "Hey, I'm sure its wrong to just beat the living **** out of this guy for no reason." Yet the government and society as a whole has seen us as little kids who simply need a little scolding and everything is fine. In reality it isn't, and some teenagers need to be locked up or even executed.

    Hell, in Shelton Connecticut one kid recently died because he asked a girl out. Another teenager (who is believed to have been jealous at the time) reacted to him asking the girl out by shooting him in the head, point blank, from the back.

    You think that kid knew it was wrong to do that? You bet your ass he knew it was wrong.

    Anyways, my crazy random tangents aside, society has this nasty habit of treating younger people like 9 year olds. It shouldn't be that way, the police need to crack down on teenagers and young adults extremely hard and stop acting like they're just little kids.

    I don't know about these little pieces of ****, but when I turned 10, my father expected a lot more from me, and if I ever did something as moronic as this, he would disown me in a heartbeat.

    You're more or less right but when the cops crack down they're called racists. Furthermore, it's not just teens that the government treats as children. It's adults and basically anybody some jackass running for office thinks would look good in a campaign photo op.

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    Re: More than 100 teens swarm Memphis plaza, 'knocking out' shoppers

    Quote Originally Posted by polgara View Post
    This has gone too far! These teens need jobs or some way to use their energy! As a suggestion, we need our grid underground for our protection - put them to work digging the thousands of miles of trenches that will be needed across the country. Hard work will let them put their "piss and vinegar" to good use, and it will tire them out, and they will be earning some money. That's what my parents did when we were growing up - kept us so busy we had neither the time nor the energy to make trouble! Some of today's parents have totally abdicated their responsibilities, and this is the result. FDR had the alphabet programs for adult men in the 1930s to keep them busy - why can't we do this for today's teens? Lord knows there is a lot of unused but available labor available, and we are wasting it, and I don't care what color they are! Disgusting!

    Jobs would be one hell of a start. Unemployment for black teens is something like 60% if I remember correctly. Of course being employed means doing stuff like showing up on time, acting at least semi-professionally and being responsible for completing basic tasks. If none of that is emphasized at home and in school then they are probably going to rebel against those things at work too.

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    Re: More than 100 teens swarm Memphis plaza, 'knocking out' shoppers

    Quote Originally Posted by a351 View Post
    Full on feral. Sometimes one's true feelings just come spilling out, even on the internet. .
    Full on feral, yes. It looks like animalistic little thugs roaming the streets, looking for some **** to stir up. Group think. Hive mind. Call it whatever you like. It's wild and feral behavior. I have a colony of bees that act just like that. Anything upsets their apple cart, and they are on the attack. Mindless.
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