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Old 14th February 2020, 11:31 AM   #1
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"Rioting and vandalism is the American way"

'Rioting and vandalism is the American way': Black Lives Matter president blasts peaceful protest as 'a tool of white supremacy' after anti-police demonstrations in New York

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The president of the Black Lives Matter movement in the Greater New York area has claimed that rioting is justified at protests because the 'American way' is through 'bullets and blood' not peaceful protest.

Hawk Newsome appeared on Fox Nation's 'No Interruption'' on Wednesday speaking to host Tomi Lahren about Black Lives Matter and about recent anti-police protests in New York.

Newsome, who also appears in the cast of CopWatch America on Bet, told Lahren he would not condemn the destruction caused as it calls attention to the organization's grievances with society.

The civil rights leader also claimed that peaceful protest is the 'tool of white supremacy', posting the interview to Instagram and slamming Lahren as 'White Supremacist Barbie'.

'The riot is the language of the unheard,' Newsome said, comparing the modern-day protests to The Boston Tea Party.

'What if you throw a whole bunch of tea in the water and start a war?' he asked.

'That's what this country was built on.'...
https://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/art...rican-way.html
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Old 14th February 2020, 11:37 AM   #2
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At least they're trying to assimilate.
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Old 14th February 2020, 11:50 AM   #3
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Well, at least he is honest about wanting some kind of violent revolution.
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Old 14th February 2020, 12:00 PM   #4
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Well, at least he is honest about wanting some kind of violent revolution.
Stop-and-frisk was a counter-insurgency operation.
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Old 14th February 2020, 12:08 PM   #5
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Old 14th February 2020, 12:18 PM   #6
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...because the 'American way' is through 'bullets and blood' not peaceful protest.
Well, duh.

I thought everyone knew that already.

You don't have 600 military bases in other countries if your shtick is peace.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tulsa_race_massacre
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Old 14th February 2020, 01:07 PM   #7
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I'll just drop this in: https://billingsgazette.com/news/loc...db203fb8a.html
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Old 14th February 2020, 01:16 PM   #8
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Ted Nugent once appeared on Fox News and called modern college students lazy and unmotivated because they weren't out in the streets protesting President Obama and fighting with the police like they did when he was their age.
(He then admitted that he hadn't protested himself, having not become politically active until later in life.)
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Old 14th February 2020, 02:59 PM   #9
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Originally Posted by Armitage72 View Post
Ted Nugent once appeared on Fox News and called modern college students lazy and unmotivated because they weren't out in the streets protesting President Obama and fighting with the police like they did when he was their age.
Gee, it's not as though this happens in a country where the actual President of the United States of Fascism re-Tweeted a Tweet suggesting there would be civil war if he were removed from office.

And another helpful example: https://www.nytimes.com/2018/01/08/u...dismissed.html
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Old 14th February 2020, 05:12 PM   #10
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Anyone who believes the BS about "peaceful protest" needs to study US history better. Esp 1776 and the 1860s.
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Old 14th February 2020, 06:13 PM   #11
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Originally Posted by Armitage72 View Post
Ted Nugent once appeared on Fox News and called modern college students lazy and unmotivated because they weren't out in the streets protesting President Obama and fighting with the police like they did when he was their age.
(He then admitted that he hadn't protested himself, having not become politically active until later in life.)
What we need is a couple of Kent State style shootings so these whippersnappers get a taste of what "real protests" are all about.

People have lost their edge and forgot what they were doing.
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Old 14th February 2020, 06:45 PM   #12
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I always thought riots were one field where Europe leads the world.
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Ah, the city of my birth! And probably one of the more liberal places in the state, excluding college towns Bozeman and Missoula.
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