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    Re: Caught on camera, police explode in rage and violence across the US

    Quote Originally Posted by tacomancer View Post
    Because it stems from more than this single incident. This abuse has been going on for decades.
    Yes. Years.

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    Re: Caught on camera, police explode in rage and violence across the US

    Quote Originally Posted by SouthernDemocrat View Post
    Read more here: Caught on camera, police explode in rage and violence across the US - The Verge

    The lawlessness didn't start with the protestors, it started with the police in major cities across the country killing unarmed Americans. They have been doing it for decades. The difference today is that its often on video. Now, we see police brutality on display across the country.

    Now, I not saying that most police act this way. Most police are good people trying to do a hard job. The problem is they seldom will give up the bad ones.

    All these armed to the teeth right-wing white guys that protested stay at home orders? Where are they now? Obviously, they don't give a **** about government oppression. Their bull**** is exposed now.
    What's your complaint?
    That the lockdown protesters didn't commit violence?
    That the lockdown protesters didn't violently protest for George Floyd?
    That the Floyd protesters didn't protest the lockdown violently?
    That you're only selectively concerned about government oppression yourself?

    Why so eager for violence?

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    Re: Caught on camera, police explode in rage and violence across the US

    Quote Originally Posted by Superfly View Post
    I have noticed that the protests are generally pretty calm and organized during the day, but when the cops come out later on, things start to get ugly. It’s almost like they are trying to instigate problems so they can use that shiny new billy club they bought last week.
    I saw a good comment somewhere that we should all note we have the money to equip all police officers like the military but still can't get quality healthcare access to everyone. After seeing all those shiny billy clubs, I have to agree.
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    Re: Caught on camera, police explode in rage and violence across the US

    Quote Originally Posted by AmNat View Post
    It's good to see the police finally cracking down on the riots. I'd prefer if it had been done earlier and more aggressively, but this isn't nothing.
    I watched a commentator reviewing what's going on regarding the riots.

    His background is in the military, law enforcement and the Secret Service.

    He said that in any crowd control situation, agitators causing possible problems are easily identified by expert observers and then the agitators are removed and the situation cools down.

    He noted that in Minneapolis, this was not done. In fact, the situation was allowed to fester and get worse by not addressing it as it was starting.

    From what I've heard, the riots were allowed to blossom over a multiple day (night?) period.

    The Minneapolis law enforcement seems to have made two BIG mistakes. One to kill a defenseless citizen and the other to not protect citizens that depend on them to maintain order.

    BOTH mistakes are producing the response we see now.
    We huh we'r we're it's it's a we're in the middle of a pandemic that has cost us more than 85,000 jobs as of today. Lives of billions of people. Millions of people. Millions of jobs. You know, we're in a position where, you know, we just got new unemployment insurance... -Joe Biden

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    Re: Caught on camera, police explode in rage and violence across the US

    *sigh*


    Nobody exploded.

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    Re: Caught on camera, police explode in rage and violence across the US

    Quote Originally Posted by tacomancer View Post
    Because it stems from more than this single incident. This abuse has been going on for decades.
    Yes, a lot of things have gone on for decades, but when a problem is addressed, it seems ridiculous to keep harping on it, nevermind use it as an excuse to destroy property and steal things. It's discrediting to say the least. It just looks like a greedy mob of miscreants!!

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    Re: Caught on camera, police explode in rage and violence across the US

    Quote Originally Posted by American View Post
    Legislatures overreaching by passing laws abridging natural rights isn't quite the same as one officer breaking protocol. And I don't mean to make light of what happened to George Floyd. I'm pretty pissed off about it too. There are processes in place to deal with that officer. Now I'm sure plenty of white people went out protesting in Minneapolis on Floyd's behalf. The officer got arrested, and then eventually charge. He should have been charged immediately. But if you're looking for militias to hit the streets because one officer got out of line, and I think you're expecting a bit much. Now look what happened, in spite of the lack of WHITE GUYS WITH GUNS.
    This didn't start with one officer breaking protocol though. This has been the result like decades of those kind of incidents, this one was just all caught on camera. PS - there were some white guys with guns in my city - the ones I saw got taken down, arrested, and beaten a little.
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    Re: Caught on camera, police explode in rage and violence across the US

    Quote Originally Posted by American View Post
    Legislatures overreaching by passing laws abridging natural rights isn't quite the same as one officer breaking protocol. And I don't mean to make light of what happened to George Floyd. I'm pretty pissed off about it too. There are processes in place to deal with that officer. Now I'm sure plenty of white people went out protesting in Minneapolis on Floyd's behalf. The officer got arrested, and then eventually charge. He should have been charged immediately. But if you're looking for militias to hit the streets because one officer got out of line, and I think you're expecting a bit much. Now look what happened, in spite of the lack of WHITE GUYS WITH GUNS.
    I am saying if they actually gave a **** about freedom, they would be protesting along with everyone else. This is not an isolated incident. Bad policemen killing and beating unarmed Americans, and often getting away with it, has been going on for decades. The only difference these days is that it's often on video.
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    Re: Caught on camera, police explode in rage and violence across the US

    Quote Originally Posted by SouthernDemocrat View Post
    I am saying that they are never anywhere to be found when there is real government oppression. Sure, they will take over a city hall when they can't get a haircut or go to a garden center during a pandemic, and they will take over a wildlife refuge when they don't like rules on grazing of public lands, but when the police kill an unarmed black man in broad daylight, in front of god and everyone, they are nowhere to be found.

    Why? Because they really don't care anything about freedom, other than for themselves. There is no greater government tyranny than the government killing unarmed Americans in front of everyone, but when they do, all these white guys that are supposed to be so concerned with freedom are no where to be found.
    The murderer has been arrested and will be tried and convicted in a court of law. The response has been made and the solution to the injustice is being conducted.

    What else are you suggesting be done?
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    Re: Caught on camera, police explode in rage and violence across the US

    Quote Originally Posted by American View Post
    Legislatures overreaching by passing laws abridging natural rights isn't quite the same as one officer breaking protocol. And I don't mean to make light of what happened to George Floyd. I'm pretty pissed off about it too. There are processes in place to deal with that officer. Now I'm sure plenty of white people went out protesting in Minneapolis on Floyd's behalf. The officer got arrested, and then eventually charge. He should have been charged immediately. But if you're looking for militias to hit the streets because one officer got out of line, and I think you're expecting a bit much. Now look what happened, in spite of the lack of WHITE GUYS WITH GUNS.
    Its not just one cop.

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