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  Reply # 1588809 9-Jul-2016 13:59
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This is more than just controlling availability of guns to the general public.

 

This is about white police killing black lives.

 

I think. 


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  Reply # 1588811 9-Jul-2016 14:11
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It seems to be about people killing people. I have been following reports on CNN and elsewhere off and on today and this is by no means over. There are ongoing demonstrations in different cities and reports of at least two or three individuals, maybe more, who have opened fire on police in different places and contexts. This is a very serious and very dangerous situation and it appears to be spreading. There are also reports of people coming together and police and demonstrators protecting each other so it is not all one-sided, but it still looks pretty scary.

 

 

 

 





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This is about white police killing black lives.

 

I think. 

 

 

The officer in one of the latest shootings wasn't 'white' he was Hispanic. Just to fit the media narrative there is now a group of people in the US referred to as 'White Hispanics'.


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joker97:

 

 

 

This is about white police killing black lives.

 

I think. 

 

 

The officer in one of the latest shootings wasn't 'white' he was Hispanic. Just to fit the media narrative there is now a group of people in the US referred to as 'White Hispanics'.

 

 

It has descended into anarchy now, but it started off because of black lives lost, the root cause being perceived or actual racial discrimination.


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The shooter served in Afghanistan, I wonder if PTSD has a bearing on this incident.





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  Reply # 1590281 12-Jul-2016 13:10
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Chris Rock has the answer to a lot of shootings: (a little NSFW)

 

 

 


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Dratsab:

 

Chris Rock has the answer to a lot of shootings: (a little NSFW)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

I'm getting an error on that vid... Is that the one about bullet control? Or about not getting your ass kicked?


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It has descended into anarchy now, but it started off because of black lives lost, the root cause being perceived or actual racial discrimination.

 

 

Some interesting numbers:

 


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The spelling and grammar in that graphic are not excellent. I hope the maths is better.






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shk292:

joker97:


It has descended into anarchy now, but it started off because of black lives lost, the root cause being perceived or actual racial discrimination.



Some interesting numbers:




I wonder if that chart is trying to justify white police killing innocent blacks.

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The metric to focus on is there is too much firearm/violence related crime and 100% too many firearm/violence related deaths.





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shk292:

 

joker97:

 

It has descended into anarchy now, but it started off because of black lives lost, the root cause being perceived or actual racial discrimination.

 

 

Some interesting numbers:

 

 

 

 

 

What is the source of that graphic?

 

I am not going to just believe anything that is put in front of me.


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JWR:

What is the source of that graphic?


I am not going to just believe anything that is put in front of me.


Sorry, it was from an unattributed source and therefore best disregarded in retrospect
There are lots of stats out there
The point I was trying to make is that although there have been far too many horrific acts of police violence, the picture is far from one-sided. Cops have to make very rapid decisions in very dangerous circumstances and sometimes they get it wrong

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