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Old 16th November 2020, 08:52 AM   #121
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Originally Posted by SuburbanTurkey View Post
Despite committing numerous acts of vandalism, blocking streets, and committing assaults in plain view of the police, at no point was the assembly declared unlawful. The cops that spent the summer coating the streets in tear gas and letting the rubber bullets fly seem a bit more reticent when it's the right wing in their sights.

I wonder why.
Say what you will about police shootings and the violence that took place during some of the protests, but at least the BLM protests were about actual events that took place here in reality. At least they stood for something clearly definable.

Why exactly are these right wingers in the streets if not to provoke and instigate violence?
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Old 16th November 2020, 08:55 AM   #122
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Originally Posted by johnny karate View Post
Say what you will about police shootings and the violence that took place during some of the protests, but at least the BLM protests were about actual events that took place here in reality. At least they stood for something clearly definable.

Why exactly are these right wingers in the streets if not to provoke and instigate violence?
They are there to advocate fascism. It's a pretty clearly articulated goal of most of these groups at this point. White nationalist pundit Nick Fuentes gave a speech to his groyper followers, and proud boys roved the streets looking for people to beat.

The plausible deniability of these events is long gone. These are open fascist street demonstrations intended to galvanize the right and intimidate their political enemies through violence enabled by a sympathetic police force.
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Old 16th November 2020, 09:07 AM   #123
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Originally Posted by SuburbanTurkey View Post
The plausible deniability of these events is long gone. These are open fascist street demonstrations intended to galvanize the right and intimidate their political enemies through violence enabled by a sympathetic police force.
If so, then so of course is the plausible deniability of Trump, who is openly encouraging them to do so.

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Old 16th November 2020, 12:55 PM   #124
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Originally Posted by Regnad Kcin View Post
Why of course. They’ll be wearing camo!
I’m at work no time, but someone please link the appropriate xkcd
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Old 16th November 2020, 01:20 PM   #125
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Originally Posted by Darat View Post
Yeah totally Biden's fault!
No, it’s Obama’s fault!

No, wait... It was Carter, that Muslim elitist!
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Old 17th November 2020, 01:49 AM   #126
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Originally Posted by The Don View Post
President Trump cut a pathetic figure excitedly, and expectantly, looking out of the window of his limousine at the hundreds of supporters.



A real strong man would have sped past, taking the crowd's adulation for granted, he wouldn't have his nose pressed against the window like a child peering into a sweet shop.
He was counting up to a million.
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Old 17th November 2020, 01:55 AM   #127
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Originally Posted by a_unique_person View Post
He was counting up to a million.

50,000 people had to take their shoes and socks off.
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Old 17th November 2020, 01:59 AM   #128
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Originally Posted by Mojo View Post
50,000 people had to take their shoes and socks off.
I think you mean 500.

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Old 17th November 2020, 11:18 AM   #129
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Originally Posted by Regnad Kcin View Post
Why of course. They’ll be wearing camo!
Weird coincidence, but this post actually references funniest content that Scott Adams has ever produced. I am not exaggerating.
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Old 17th November 2020, 11:20 AM   #130
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Originally Posted by I Am The Scum View Post
Weird coincidence, but this post actually references funniest content that Scott Adams has ever produced. I am not exaggerating.
Lol 3-5 million people.

DC has a population of around 700,000. 3-5 million people in the streets would have completely clogged the city with bodies.

Gotta pay top dollar for the CHUD camo that makes you completely invisible
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Old 17th November 2020, 12:04 PM   #131
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Originally Posted by SuburbanTurkey View Post
Apologies, that was from recollection. There is another video I had seen that runs a bit longer, from a different angle that shows the guy getting kicked after going down.

He gets kicked a couple times, but none to the head, and seems a pretty restrained response by the crowd to his aggression.

It ends with what looks like a couple of counter protestor types hauling him off the street to recover.

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Old 17th November 2020, 12:14 PM   #132
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So Trump is supposed to be in this desperate fight to unmask the fraud that is robbing him of the Presidency, but he's got time to spend the afternoon on the golf course?
All the best investigators are out there. Been like that for years. Don't you remember, that's where OJ went to look for the real killer.

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Old 17th November 2020, 02:23 PM   #133
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Originally Posted by SuburbanTurkey View Post
Lol 3-5 million people.

DC has a population of around 700,000. 3-5 million people in the streets would have completely clogged the city with bodies.

Gotta pay top dollar for the CHUD camo that makes you completely invisible
Yeah, The Women's March (which had the sense to move away from Farrakhan's "Million Man March" back in 1995 - what is it with white supremacists trying to imitate black people in particular?) and Obama's weren't even that size, and those had everything from Bmore through northern Virginia booked, spare bedrooms and sofas slept on, all transit systems swamped, and so on. This was...less than that.
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Old 18th November 2020, 04:29 AM   #134
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This was...less than that.

And in spite of the many counter protestors.
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