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It’s very important to the manipulators of The Narrative to use the appropriate words for events. For example, are the events unfolding in many cities across America at present “protests” or “riots”? That’s because American discourse has progressively dumbed down toward a childish emphasis on deciding ahead of time who are the Good Guys and who are the Bad Guys. If the rioters are the Good Guys, they can’t be engaged in a “riot.” They just can’t. So they have to be carrying out a “protest.”

If I do a text search on the homepage of NYTimes.com for “protest,” I get nine hits. But when I do a test search for “riot” I get zero. Also zilch for “loot.”

At WashingtonPost.com, I see 10 text strings that include “protest,” zip that include “riot.” I do see “loot” once:

Trump says looting tweet is ‘very accurate’

At WSJ.com, eight “protest,” but zero “riot” or “loot.”

At LATimes.com, six “protest,” no “riot,” and one “loot,” in the headline of this editorial by the Los Angeles Times Editorial Board:

Editorial: Stop focusing on looting in Minneapolis. Be outraged that police keep killing black men

A protester stands, fist raised, in front of a burning fast food restaurant in Minneapolis.
Protesters near a burning fast food restaurant in Minneapolis early Friday.(Associated Press)

By THE TIMES EDITORIAL BOARD
MAY 29, 20201:22 PM

There is anger on the streets in Minneapolis. And Los Angeles. And Columbus and Phoenix and Denver. It is deserved anger fed by the death of George Floyd, yet another unarmed black man killed as police arrested him.

Another. That’s the key word.

The mature and reasoned response is, of course, to explore what went wrong Monday on that Minneapolis street. Why did the police officers responsible for this unnecessary use of force still have badges, given their history of previous complaints? Why did it take so long for authorities to arrest the officer filmed pinning Floyd to the ground with a knee on his neck? What can Minneapolis — or Los Angeles, or Ferguson, or New York City — do to improve relations between police and the communities they serve? Cue up the commission, bring in the experts, hold some hearings, let people vent for a bit and then, by golly, we’ll have change.

That’s the lie we tell ourselves with depressing regularity. The solutions we keep trotting out fail to address the real fault lines here. Police now often carry body cameras, undergo implicit bias training and embrace community policing strategies aimed at bridging the divide. We keep looking for the technology or training that can be bought and implemented to end police brutality, and there have been some improvements, particularly in cities where police departments have restricted use of force in making arrests. But progress is not victory.

And this is not a technology problem, or something that can be ended with some policy tinkering. It is a function of deep structural racism that we as a nation have proved to be incapable of exorcising.

Los Angeles burned in 1965 when a white California Highway Patrol officer pulled over a black motorist, starting a cascade of events that quickly released a community’s pent-up rage and frustration over police conduct. Detroit burned in 1967 after a police raid on an after-hours bar filled with African Americans similarly breached a dam holding back years of anger over police violence against black neighborhoods. Newark, N.J., burned that year too, a single arrest and beating of a black man unleashing years of community frustration. These upheavals reflected years of rising anger in African American neighborhoods over the conditions of their existence and the excesses of police departments that, as the motto says, were there to protect and to serve. Then came the 1991 police beating of Rodney King, all the proof Los Angeles needed that history does repeat itself.

And no, police violence does not justify the rampages that erupted in Minneapolis. But as the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. pointed out more than a half-century ago, “a riot is the language of the unheard.” To focus on the damage and looting misses the point. Were it not for the killing of Floyd, and the history of police behavior, there would have been no protests.

According to one analysis, unarmed black Americans today are five times more likely to be killed by police than unarmed white Americans. We can blame some of that on over-policing, itself often an expression of unacknowledged bias. But the threat comes not just from people with badges. It crops up in daily life in the most mundane ways: A white woman calling New York City police on a black man out birdwatching who had the gall to ask her to leash her dog. A white man — again in Minneapolis — calling security when four black men rejected his demand for identification proving that they had permission to use the gym in a building where they all worked. A Starbucks manager calling police in Philadelphia to arrest two black men who were waiting to meet a potential business partner.

That’s not the police sparking a racially framed encounter; it is white Americans surfacing the structural racism that, in its worst excesses, ends with the deaths of black Americans. Trayvon Martin. Ahmaud Arbery. Their killings did not involve police.

Yet it is in the intersection of structural racism and the police — the people whom we empower and arm to enforce laws — where such violence resonates with such ferocity. Floyd’s death, as Minneapolis City Councilwoman Andrea Jenkins said, “was a symbol for a knee on the neck of black America.” That knee has been there for an unconscionably long time. Too long.

This is basically a call for criminal violence.

Of course, the word “mob” doesn’t appear on any of the homepages of the Big 4 newspapers.

And an Academy Award winner offers this:

 
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  1. Anon[186] • Disclaimer says:

    It’s angry ignorant black man-children with NO leadership, running around like aimless savages, who’s presence is being exploited by incel antifa’s, loser sociopaths, post modernists, neo-marxists, illegal alien’s and other misfits.

    Call it a riot if you want–or you can call it the 1920’s Berlinization of America.

    Same shit, different decade.

    The national guard needs to start shooting. Things will quiet down real quick.

    Guns, as always, cut the bullshit.

    • Replies: @Jonathan Mason
    @Anon


    The national guard needs to start shooting. Things will quiet down real quick
     
    But how are they to shoot? Should they be firing bullets in the air to disperse the crowds? Or should they be firing plastic bullets or live ammunition?

    Should snipers be taking out perceived ring leaders? Or would the use of water pistols be a better choice?

    You don't want to make a bad situation worse.

    Why is the president not flying to Minneapolis to plead for calm and reconciliation?

    Replies: @Reg Cæsar, @HenryA, @FPD72, @Anon

    , @SunBakedSuburb
    @Anon

    "The national guard needs to start shooting."

    As a last resort; they still have non-lethal means at their disposal. The fat blacks and their skinny white camp-followers need a dose of reality. When they block interstate highways and main thoroughfares they need to be stopped with force. They need to be bloodied and tossed into jail for forty-eight hours. Behind bars, the dangerously naive white kids can really get to know their black allies in social justice.

    Replies: @The Wild Geese Howard

  2. Twitter’s trending topics editors seemed to settle on “heated protests”.

    • Replies: @Percy Gryce
    @Dave Pinsen


    "heated protests"
     
    https://twitter.com/nickwoltman/status/1266604403701813248?s=20

    Replies: @Joe Stalin

  3. These protests, riots, whatever, are not as cool as bus company gun battles:

    • Replies: @Buzz Mohawk
    @anon

    Ah, that beautiful communist bloc architecture. That's the real Brutalism, and you'll find it all over Eastern Europe. The courtyards are peaceful, though. You can hear the owls hoot at night, and the gypsies come in the quiet morning to pick through the garbage in the dumpsters. These places were considered luxurious, or at least modern, when built. Rooms inside are tiny, as are the balconies. If you're lucky, there's an elevator (the size of a phone booth.) If you're even luckier, it works.

  4. Even the Fox News TV network is calling the riots “protests.” Right now at the bottom of the screen, it says, “Nationwide Protests,” while the images above show fires, mobs and looters (with cops standing by doing nothing.)

    We are gelded.

    • Replies: @Hypnotoad666
    @Buzz Mohawk

    Et tu Fox? They also honored the news blackout on saying Eric Ciaramella's name. They are becoming increasingly cucked.

    Replies: @SunBakedSuburb

  5. Really there are two things going on. On the one hand there are people making political protests who are somewhat sincere and on the other there are people who are simply out to loot and/or put themselves on Facebook.

    But don’t overlook the role of the TV cameras. Are the TV cameras covering the protests or are the TV cameras instigating the protests and throwing gasoline on the fire by giving national and world coverage to a tut-tutting home theater audience?

    And what about the president with his incendiary tweets? Well, one of the roles of government is to have plans for dealing with epidemics of illness another role is being prepared to deal with and prevent riots. How exactly is this being implemented from the perspective of central government, or is dealing with riots or the potential of riots solely delegated to the states?

    • Replies: @Anon
    @Jonathan Mason

    There’s three things going on, I am afraid. The rioters, the incendiary coverage in an election year AND police brutality.

    The NYT reads: “Were it not for the killing of Floyd, and the history of police behavior, there would have been no protests.” Substitute riots for protests and it would be an accurate (if incomplete) statement.

    The left needs conflict to thrive. The tinder is overt injustice. I’m sure Soros is gloating about:
    1) photo evidence of a burly policeman putting his weight on a black man’s neck
    2) the stupid Americans who can’t be outraged because it is such a police/BLM meme.

    A man died a horrible death at the hands of government officials. Be very shocked.

    Replies: @Je Suis Omar Mateen, @TomSchmidt, @The Anti-Gnostic

    , @Redneck farmer
    @Jonathan Mason

    Law enforcement is primarily state and local.
    Also, you prevent riots by "over-policing". Have as many cops as possible on duty, and when someone starts smashing windows, they get arrested. Repeat until only people actually protesting are left.

    , @Abe
    @Jonathan Mason


    Well, one of the roles of government is to have plans for dealing with epidemics of illness another role is being prepared to deal with and prevent riots. How exactly is this being implemented from the perspective of central government, or is dealing with riots or the potential of riots solely delegated to the states?
     
    One of the roles of pompous Internet twit is at least to keep in-character so that the corpus of his work has some integrity. I appreciate every commentator on Steve’s site (including, especially, dissenters like Truth who at least keep on-topic, and are often funny and/or insightful- stay safe, Sport!). Pretty much everyone except a particular commentator who went out of his way to insult Steve.

    You, my friend, are no exception and I welcome your frequent comments here. However, if you must play the role of supercilious British ex-pat now-resident-in-Florida lecturing us colonials about the proper way to run our country and the world in general can you at least clue yourself in on such basic facts as how law enforcement works here? Hint- next time you pontificate about how Trump is making a hash of our federal republic, can you at least first attain some basic understanding of what that pesky ‘federal’ part means?

    Or is this not some bifurcation of a constructed Internet persona and you are really like this? In real life do you look like Higgins? Higgins, I have an important case this weekend. Can I borrow Robin’s reflex camera with the zoom lens, Higgins??

  6. If they were Palestinians, with legitimate grievances, Jared would have them gunned down.

    We all knew this was coming. Mass unemployment, summer, election coming, it will get worse. I can remember the immense shame I felt when the blacks rioted in London, I wonder if it will come here.

    • Replies: @black sea
    @LondonBob


    I can remember the immense shame I felt when the blacks rioted in London
     
    Why did you feel ashamed?

    Replies: @LondonBob

    , @Redman
    @LondonBob

    Why shame Bob? Did you have a personal role in it?

  7. I just want to say that I’ve read you for around 10 years, and you were prophetic on this stuff. I remember when Obama beat Romney in 2012, and you called some postmortem article anti-white. I thought this guy’s reading into it, they’re just talking about the GOP expanding its voter demographics. Flash forward to 2014-15 and the left-fringe became the core.

    I had trouble recalibrating to what’s considered mainstream — last decade really taught me not to listen to pundit prayers for bipartisanship and moderation, and look at what’s bubbling under the surface.

    • Replies: @Steve Sailer
    @Trey_S

    Thanks.

    Replies: @Anonymous

    , @Abe
    @Trey_S


    I had trouble recalibrating to what’s considered mainstream — last decade really taught me not to listen to pundit prayers for bipartisanship and moderation, and look at what’s bubbling under the surface.
     
    The future of America is a SWAT team shooting your wife dead because the toddler in her arms made threatening motions as they raid your home for N95 masks to redistribute to protestors so they can burn police stations responsibly. Forever.

    Replies: @Prester John

  8. @Anon
    It’s angry ignorant black man-children with NO leadership, running around like aimless savages, who's presence is being exploited by incel antifa's, loser sociopaths, post modernists, neo-marxists, illegal alien's and other misfits.

    Call it a riot if you want–or you can call it the 1920's Berlinization of America.

    Same shit, different decade.

    The national guard needs to start shooting. Things will quiet down real quick.

    Guns, as always, cut the bullshit.

    Replies: @Jonathan Mason, @SunBakedSuburb

    The national guard needs to start shooting. Things will quiet down real quick

    But how are they to shoot? Should they be firing bullets in the air to disperse the crowds? Or should they be firing plastic bullets or live ammunition?

    Should snipers be taking out perceived ring leaders? Or would the use of water pistols be a better choice?

    You don’t want to make a bad situation worse.

    Why is the president not flying to Minneapolis to plead for calm and reconciliation?

    • Replies: @Reg Cæsar
    @Jonathan Mason

    Shoot all the white rioters, on the assumption that they're all Antifa.

    Replies: @Jane Plain, @TomSchmidt

    , @HenryA
    @Jonathan Mason

    Do what the Israeli army does, use snipers with suppressed Ruger 10/22s to shoot the ring leaders in their legs. Works like a charm and no one hears the gunfire.

    Replies: @Bigdicknick, @Jane Plain, @captflee

    , @FPD72
    @Jonathan Mason


    Why is the president not flying to Minneapolis to plead for calm and reconciliation?
     
    Yeah, like Bush in 1992, or Nixon in 1970 or LBJ in 1965 and 1968? Oh wait, I can’t remember any President ever doing that.

    There is the example of George Washington, who personally led a combined militia force of over 13,000 to put down the lawlessness associated with the Whiskey Rebellion in 1794. But I don’t think that’s what you have in mind.
    , @Anon
    @Jonathan Mason

    Why is the president not flying to Minneapolis to plead for calm and reconciliation?

    Because the right wants the middle to learn what the left does to cities when the left is in charge, that's why. The middle always has to learn the hard way, because they keep thinking, the left isn't really that bad.

    Yes, the left is that bad.

  9. Altai [AKA "Altai_2"] says:

    Michael Moore couldn’t mention ‘Israel’ in his documentary on the Iraq War. Somebody should ask him why.

    • Replies: @Paul
    @Altai

    U.S. politicians never complain about the Israeli treatment of protesting Palestinians. They just send more money.

    , @Reg Cæsar
    @Altai


    Michael Moore couldn’t mention ‘Israel’ in his documentary on the Iraq War. Somebody should ask him why.
     
    He grew up* in the only state with more Arabs than Jews?

    If you're going to be an "anti-Semite", be consistent.

    *Excuse me, I meant "came of age".
  10. For example, are the events unfolding in many cities across America at present “protests” or “riots”?

    “Riot”? Enough with the weasel words!

    Call it what it really is: the 2020 Democratic Party platform.

    • LOL: wren
  11. @Jonathan Mason
    @Anon


    The national guard needs to start shooting. Things will quiet down real quick
     
    But how are they to shoot? Should they be firing bullets in the air to disperse the crowds? Or should they be firing plastic bullets or live ammunition?

    Should snipers be taking out perceived ring leaders? Or would the use of water pistols be a better choice?

    You don't want to make a bad situation worse.

    Why is the president not flying to Minneapolis to plead for calm and reconciliation?

    Replies: @Reg Cæsar, @HenryA, @FPD72, @Anon

    Shoot all the white rioters, on the assumption that they’re all Antifa.

    • Replies: @Jane Plain
    @Reg Cæsar

    Smart idea.

    They are probably easier to shoot as well. In Brooklyn one of these assholes was throwing cement at a police car - the cops sped past with the passenger door open and whacked him. He was a standing duck for a bullet.

    Replies: @Reg Cæsar

    , @TomSchmidt
    @Reg Cæsar

    That is an excellent suggestion.

  12. @Trey_S
    I just want to say that I've read you for around 10 years, and you were prophetic on this stuff. I remember when Obama beat Romney in 2012, and you called some postmortem article anti-white. I thought this guy's reading into it, they're just talking about the GOP expanding its voter demographics. Flash forward to 2014-15 and the left-fringe became the core.

    I had trouble recalibrating to what's considered mainstream -- last decade really taught me not to listen to pundit prayers for bipartisanship and moderation, and look at what's bubbling under the surface.

    Replies: @Steve Sailer, @Abe

    Thanks.

    • Replies: @Anonymous
    @Steve Sailer

    What article is he referencing?

  13. Michael Moore: “Rebuild PD with decent kind ppl aka ppl of color”

    Michael, maybe some Bloods and Crips can be hired. Maybe more blacks, Hispanics, and Asians can be hired. They all get along so well together. lol

    • Replies: @JimB
    @Paul


    Michael Moore: “Rebuild PD with decent kind ppl aka ppl of color”
     
    Like Mohamed Noor, the nut job Somali Muslim who shot dead Justine Damond, a white woman, in her nightgown because she had a nip slip. No riots then.
    , @Dr. X
    @Paul


    Michael Moore: “Rebuild PD with decent kind ppl aka ppl of color”
     
    Doesn't Minneapolis already have a Jewish Mayor and a black police chief?
    , @Anon
    @Paul


    Michael Moore: “Rebuild PD with decent kind ppl aka ppl of color”

    Michael, maybe some Bloods and Crips can be hired. Maybe more blacks, Hispanics, and Asians can be hired. They all get along so well together. lol
     
    The correct response is to refrain from rebuilding anything.

    If "the people" want to burn down their police station, post office, and apartments, and the mayor wants to give them the moral authority to do so, then their wishes should be carried through and they should do without them going forward.

    No cops. No post office. No businesses. No affordable housing.

    It's the only way that they are taught to grow up slightly, and if they don't then its the only way that Minneapolis grows up in their approach to them.

    Replies: @JG

  14. Anon[339] • Disclaimer says:
    @Jonathan Mason
    Really there are two things going on. On the one hand there are people making political protests who are somewhat sincere and on the other there are people who are simply out to loot and/or put themselves on Facebook.

    But don't overlook the role of the TV cameras. Are the TV cameras covering the protests or are the TV cameras instigating the protests and throwing gasoline on the fire by giving national and world coverage to a tut-tutting home theater audience?

    And what about the president with his incendiary tweets? Well, one of the roles of government is to have plans for dealing with epidemics of illness another role is being prepared to deal with and prevent riots. How exactly is this being implemented from the perspective of central government, or is dealing with riots or the potential of riots solely delegated to the states?

    Replies: @Anon, @Redneck farmer, @Abe

    There’s three things going on, I am afraid. The rioters, the incendiary coverage in an election year AND police brutality.

    The NYT reads: “Were it not for the killing of Floyd, and the history of police behavior, there would have been no protests.” Substitute riots for protests and it would be an accurate (if incomplete) statement.

    The left needs conflict to thrive. The tinder is overt injustice. I’m sure Soros is gloating about:
    1) photo evidence of a burly policeman putting his weight on a black man’s neck
    2) the stupid Americans who can’t be outraged because it is such a police/BLM meme.

    A man died a horrible death at the hands of government officials. Be very shocked.

    • Replies: @Je Suis Omar Mateen
    @Anon

    "1) photo evidence of a burly policeman putting his weight on a black man’s neck
    A man died a horrible death at the hands of government officials."

    Pardon me, Sir Tard: a knee on the back of the neck cannot cause asphyxiation unless that knee breaks thru the spine and crushes the trachea. This worthless jogga died of other causes. The autopsy will prove me correct.

    , @TomSchmidt
    @Anon

    The NYT reads: “Were it not for the killing of Floyd, and the history of police behavior, there would have been no protests.”

    Were it not for the lockdown, George Floyd would have had a job, and income, and so no need to forge a payment, with no need for the store to call the cops, with no subsequent need for an arrest.

    I see the NYT missed that link in the chain of causality.

    Another COVID caused death. Neil Ferguson might wind up indirectly killing more people than Mao. Wow.

    Replies: @Father Coughlin

    , @The Anti-Gnostic
    @Anon

    Stupid people, like George Floyd, do stupid things so they get placed under arrest by stupid cops, like Derek Chauvin, and neither can de-escalate for legitimate or non-legitimate reasons, and bad things happen. I'm not shocked.

    Eventually, street crimes like passing counterfeit bills and shoplifting don't get a response and the cops tell you just make an insurance claim. Arrests of stupid blacks doing stupid things are just too fraught. This level of disorder is too high, and the insurance premiums too expensive, for white business owners, so they move out. Then the level of disorder gets too high for national chains to absorb, and they move out. Then the Left lectures us about food deserts.

    It will all end in tears.

  15. Trump needs to jump on the “it’s the white people causing the riots” but link it to Antifa, declare them a terrorist organization, and announce that only Antifa will be arrested, and then arrest them and indict them as domestic terrorists.

    Let’s see how many white people start joining these protests now that they know they will be targeted for 30 years of prison time.

    • Agree: Redneck farmer
    • Disagree: Je Suis Omar Mateen
    • Replies: @HammerJack
    @TheMassageIsTheMedium


    Trump needs to jump on the “it’s the white people causing the riots” but link it to Antifa, declare them a terrorist organization, and announce that only Antifa will be arrested, and then arrest them and indict them as domestic terrorists.
     
    Would love to see that--it sounds like a stroke of genius--but I've the feeling that your political instinct here is better than the president's.
    , @Je Suis Omar Mateen
    @TheMassageIsTheMedium

    'Trump needs to jump on the “it’s the white people causing the riots” but link it to Antifa'

    Terrible advice. Our President needs to embrace all whites. He would be foolish to alienate whites like HerTurn2016 did with her "basket of deplorables" cackle. Now that Democratic governors destroyed his Economic Miracle over the common CoronaCold, our President can't crow about all-time record low black and mexican unemployment - he needs every White vote, now more than ever. We are all In This Together, and Together We Are Stronger ✊

    , @TheMassageIsTheMedium
    @TheMassageIsTheMedium

    I'm glad he followed my advice! https://www.independent.co.uk/news/world/americas/trump-george-floyd-protests-antifa-radical-left-tweet-a9540521.html

    Donald, if you're reading, you have to make a big announcement that ONLY Antifa will be treated like domestic terrorists and targeted for arrest. The vast majority of the black protestors are not Antifa so you won't have the optics of lots of black people getting arrested. They were never going to vote for you anyway and your white conservative base will be more than happy to see them crippled.

  16. @LondonBob
    If they were Palestinians, with legitimate grievances, Jared would have them gunned down.

    We all knew this was coming. Mass unemployment, summer, election coming, it will get worse. I can remember the immense shame I felt when the blacks rioted in London, I wonder if it will come here.

    Replies: @black sea, @Redman

    I can remember the immense shame I felt when the blacks rioted in London

    Why did you feel ashamed?

    • Replies: @LondonBob
    @black sea

    The police let it happen because the then Home Secretary and future PM had tried to implement some basic reforms. Blacks rioting unchecked across your home city is as bad as it gets.

    Replies: @Rob McX, @YetAnotherAnon

  17. @anon
    These protests, riots, whatever, are not as cool as bus company gun battles:

    https://twitter.com/27khv/status/1266338036276703238

    Replies: @Buzz Mohawk

    Ah, that beautiful communist bloc architecture. That’s the real Brutalism, and you’ll find it all over Eastern Europe. The courtyards are peaceful, though. You can hear the owls hoot at night, and the gypsies come in the quiet morning to pick through the garbage in the dumpsters. These places were considered luxurious, or at least modern, when built. Rooms inside are tiny, as are the balconies. If you’re lucky, there’s an elevator (the size of a phone booth.) If you’re even luckier, it works.

  18. @Altai
    Michael Moore couldn't mention 'Israel' in his documentary on the Iraq War. Somebody should ask him why.

    Replies: @Paul, @Reg Cæsar

    U.S. politicians never complain about the Israeli treatment of protesting Palestinians. They just send more money.

  19. @black sea
    @LondonBob


    I can remember the immense shame I felt when the blacks rioted in London
     
    Why did you feel ashamed?

    Replies: @LondonBob

    The police let it happen because the then Home Secretary and future PM had tried to implement some basic reforms. Blacks rioting unchecked across your home city is as bad as it gets.

    • Replies: @Rob McX
    @LondonBob

    There's a history of black rioting in London going back decades. I believe the first case was in Notting Hill in 1958, when it went on for more than two weeks. Then there were the riots of the 80s and the savage murder of police constable Blakelock.

    Replies: @LondonBob, @Jake

    , @YetAnotherAnon
    @LondonBob

    Yes, in those days (2011) some police still had blogs. I can remember live commentary from London officers on the Inspector Gadget blog comments. The police were told to stay back and let them get on with it.

    As well as the murder of Richard Mannington Bowes there were a couple of incidents of pure racial humiliation - in separate incidents a middle-aged white woman and a young white guy were forced to strip and had their clothes taken. The photographs seem to have vanished - I imagine Google's decided not to link to them.

    Sikhs in Southall and Turks in Green Lane who came onto the streets to defend "their areas" were hailed as community heroes in the Daily Mail, whites who did the same in Enfield and Eltham were "far-right gangs" in the Guardian - I believe the police arrested some in Eltham - easier targets.

  20. Caitlin Johnstone said “Society is made of narrative.”

    That is becoming more and more clear to me.

  21. Also zero hits for undocumented shop*.

  22. I found more uses of “looting”:

    • Replies: @kihowi
    @Percy Gryce


    HOW YOU THINK THEY FILLED THEM MUSEUMS UP??
     
    The people how developed the sciences of history and archaeology. Not the ones whose memory goes back two generations.

    Why weren't Africans in Europe in the 19th century, stealing our Charlemagne artifacts?
  23. @Dave Pinsen
    Twitter’s trending topics editors seemed to settle on “heated protests”.

    Replies: @Percy Gryce

    “heated protests”

    • Replies: @Joe Stalin
    @Percy Gryce

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BC8FxxvXYTY

  24. @LondonBob
    @black sea

    The police let it happen because the then Home Secretary and future PM had tried to implement some basic reforms. Blacks rioting unchecked across your home city is as bad as it gets.

    Replies: @Rob McX, @YetAnotherAnon

    There’s a history of black rioting in London going back decades. I believe the first case was in Notting Hill in 1958, when it went on for more than two weeks. Then there were the riots of the 80s and the savage murder of police constable Blakelock.

    • Replies: @LondonBob
    @Rob McX

    Police fought back then though.

    Replies: @Rob McX

    , @Jake
    @Rob McX

    Wherever blacks (meaning Bantu, West African in origin - who spread west and then south across the continent creating genocide on an epic scale, without Modern weapons) live, they will commit a huge number of violent crimes. When whites start to pamper them as poor mistreated victims, they become like baboons set loose among smaller monkeys.

    White Liberals, and WASPs who see themselves as conserving WASP Empire, starting with Abolitionists have used blacks as weapons against all whites they see as inferior, as 'other,' as un-WASP.

    Until we, in large numbers, understand that and act on the inherent implications, we cannot succeed in saving what was best about America, which was created and refined, improved, by the 'white trash' on the then frontiers and by 'ethnics' immigrating into cities, who created neighborhoods that worked similar to how small towns worked, meaning, they did NOT work against the majority of whites.

  25. @Percy Gryce
    I found more uses of "looting":

    https://twitter.com/ChrisCrackNDC/status/1266303652139905024?s=20

    Replies: @kihowi

    HOW YOU THINK THEY FILLED THEM MUSEUMS UP??

    The people how developed the sciences of history and archaeology. Not the ones whose memory goes back two generations.

    Why weren’t Africans in Europe in the 19th century, stealing our Charlemagne artifacts?

  26. There’s a history of black rioting in London going back decades. I believe the first case was in Notting Hill in 1958, when it went on for more than two weeks. Then there were the riots of the 80s and the savage murder of police constable Blakelock.

    Weren’t the 1958 riots white people rioting against blacks ? Later riots were black though.

    • Replies: @Rob McX
    @AKAHorace

    It's hard to say at this stage, history being written mostly by anti-whites. According to Wikipedia, 72 whites and 36 blacks were arrested afterwards.

  27. @Jonathan Mason
    Really there are two things going on. On the one hand there are people making political protests who are somewhat sincere and on the other there are people who are simply out to loot and/or put themselves on Facebook.

    But don't overlook the role of the TV cameras. Are the TV cameras covering the protests or are the TV cameras instigating the protests and throwing gasoline on the fire by giving national and world coverage to a tut-tutting home theater audience?

    And what about the president with his incendiary tweets? Well, one of the roles of government is to have plans for dealing with epidemics of illness another role is being prepared to deal with and prevent riots. How exactly is this being implemented from the perspective of central government, or is dealing with riots or the potential of riots solely delegated to the states?

    Replies: @Anon, @Redneck farmer, @Abe

    Law enforcement is primarily state and local.
    Also, you prevent riots by “over-policing”. Have as many cops as possible on duty, and when someone starts smashing windows, they get arrested. Repeat until only people actually protesting are left.

  28. Remember the riots that broke out in white suburbs all over the country when the black jury in LA gave OJ a pass for beheading his ex-wife and her boyfriend? Or the white riots in Minneapolis a year or so ago after the black Somali cop shot that white Australian lady for being …. uhh, white, I guess?

    Oh wait a minute, that’s right, “impulse control.” Maybe its part of “white privilege.”

    http://fosterspeak.blogspot.com/2017/08/the-detroit-riots-of-1967-and-its.html

  29. Brooklyn-the one place in the US tonight where the cops are not being told to refrain from imposing order:

    NYPD IN BROOKLYN. NOT PASSIVE pic.twitter.com/mRb49WsN01— The_Real_Fly (@The_Real_Fly) May 30, 2020

  30. Well, well … I guess our fake-plague is now officially over, so we’re back to our regularly scheduled programming: police brutality and race-riots.

  31. The only way to save the beloved Numinous Negro from the racism that defines non-Lefty Whitey is to carve out a geographical part of the lower 48 and make it a Black-Free Zone.

  32. @TheMassageIsTheMedium
    Trump needs to jump on the "it's the white people causing the riots" but link it to Antifa, declare them a terrorist organization, and announce that only Antifa will be arrested, and then arrest them and indict them as domestic terrorists.

    Let's see how many white people start joining these protests now that they know they will be targeted for 30 years of prison time.

    Replies: @HammerJack, @Je Suis Omar Mateen, @TheMassageIsTheMedium

    Trump needs to jump on the “it’s the white people causing the riots” but link it to Antifa, declare them a terrorist organization, and announce that only Antifa will be arrested, and then arrest them and indict them as domestic terrorists.

    Would love to see that–it sounds like a stroke of genius–but I’ve the feeling that your political instinct here is better than the president’s.

  33. @Jonathan Mason
    @Anon


    The national guard needs to start shooting. Things will quiet down real quick
     
    But how are they to shoot? Should they be firing bullets in the air to disperse the crowds? Or should they be firing plastic bullets or live ammunition?

    Should snipers be taking out perceived ring leaders? Or would the use of water pistols be a better choice?

    You don't want to make a bad situation worse.

    Why is the president not flying to Minneapolis to plead for calm and reconciliation?

    Replies: @Reg Cæsar, @HenryA, @FPD72, @Anon

    Do what the Israeli army does, use snipers with suppressed Ruger 10/22s to shoot the ring leaders in their legs. Works like a charm and no one hears the gunfire.

    • Replies: @Bigdicknick
    @HenryA

    I have heard the Israeli supreme court struck that down, but it is a hilarious example of how the Jews protect their land vs tell you how you should protect ykurs

    Replies: @bigdicknick

    , @Jane Plain
    @HenryA

    Another good one, but we won't do it. We love to go for the really big show. We invented Hollywood, you know.

    , @captflee
    @HenryA

    Back in the eighties our feralgummint dispatched a cadre of us to Ship's Self Defense Force training, one component of which was DoD SWAT school at the Picatinny Arsenal, home to Army firearms development. We got to play with a variety of toys there, from experimental caseless ammo rifles to grenade launchers, including several suppressed rifles and SMGs. The weapon that impressed me the most was a purpose built .22LR rifle with an integrated suppressor; the only noise one heard upon discharge was from the mechanical action of the rifle itself, "click", no "phhtttt!" as on the big screen or lobotomy box. Even in those relatively placid times I grokked the extreme usefulness of such a tool.

    Replies: @Joe Stalin

  34. @AKAHorace

    There’s a history of black rioting in London going back decades. I believe the first case was in Notting Hill in 1958, when it went on for more than two weeks. Then there were the riots of the 80s and the savage murder of police constable Blakelock.
     
    Weren't the 1958 riots white people rioting against blacks ? Later riots were black though.

    Replies: @Rob McX

    It’s hard to say at this stage, history being written mostly by anti-whites. According to Wikipedia, 72 whites and 36 blacks were arrested afterwards.

  35. this is an Antifa battle plan for revolution. you’d do well to go read Andy Ngo.

    https://mobile.twitter.com/MrAndyNgo

  36. @Rob McX
    @LondonBob

    There's a history of black rioting in London going back decades. I believe the first case was in Notting Hill in 1958, when it went on for more than two weeks. Then there were the riots of the 80s and the savage murder of police constable Blakelock.

    Replies: @LondonBob, @Jake

    Police fought back then though.

    • Replies: @Rob McX
    @LondonBob

    True. In the last riots, in 2011, the payback came via CCTV. To the shock of the rioters, the authorities went through a lot of footage and prosecuted crimes that they'd normally have ignored. They wanted to ensure there wouldn't be another major riot if they could help it. A large-scale breakdown of law and order could rouse the indigenous populace out of its media-induced coma.

  37. @Rob McX
    @LondonBob

    There's a history of black rioting in London going back decades. I believe the first case was in Notting Hill in 1958, when it went on for more than two weeks. Then there were the riots of the 80s and the savage murder of police constable Blakelock.

    Replies: @LondonBob, @Jake

    Wherever blacks (meaning Bantu, West African in origin – who spread west and then south across the continent creating genocide on an epic scale, without Modern weapons) live, they will commit a huge number of violent crimes. When whites start to pamper them as poor mistreated victims, they become like baboons set loose among smaller monkeys.

    White Liberals, and WASPs who see themselves as conserving WASP Empire, starting with Abolitionists have used blacks as weapons against all whites they see as inferior, as ‘other,’ as un-WASP.

    Until we, in large numbers, understand that and act on the inherent implications, we cannot succeed in saving what was best about America, which was created and refined, improved, by the ‘white trash’ on the then frontiers and by ‘ethnics’ immigrating into cities, who created neighborhoods that worked similar to how small towns worked, meaning, they did NOT work against the majority of whites.

  38. Not describing it as a riot what some journalism professors are recommending.https://theconversation.com/riot-or-resistance-how-media-frames-unrest-in-minneapolis-will-shape-publics-view-of-protest-139713

    don’t focus on what the protesters do just whether or not the journalist supports the cause

    In coverage of a St. Louis protest over the acquittal of a police officer who killed a black man, violence, arrest, unrest and disruption were the leading descriptors, while concern about police brutality and racial injustice was reduced to just a few mentions. Buried more than 10 paragraphs down was the broader context: “The recent St. Louis protests follow a pattern seen since the August 2014 killing of Michael Brown in nearby Ferguson: the majority of demonstrators, though angry, are law-abiding.”

    As a consequence of variances in coverage, Texas newspaper readers may form the perception that some protests are more legitimate than others. This contributes to what we call a “hierarchy of social struggle,” in which the voices of some advocacy groups are lifted over others.

    and Journalists are bias against black lives matter

    Lurking bias
    Journalists contribute to this hierarchy by adhering to industry norms that work against less-established protest movements. On tight deadlines, reporters may default to official sources for statements and data. This gives authorities more control of narrative framing. This practice especially becomes an issue for movements like Black Lives Matter that are countering the claims of police and other officials.

    for some reason Dakota Pipeline and anti-black racism-related keep disruptive and confrontational

    In contrast, Dakota Pipeline and anti-black racism-related protests got legitimizing coverage less than 25% of the time and were more likely to be described as disruptive and confrontational

  39. Whoever invented the word “chimpout” did a valuable service to the English language.

    • Agree: ThreeCranes
  40. @LondonBob
    @Rob McX

    Police fought back then though.

    Replies: @Rob McX

    True. In the last riots, in 2011, the payback came via CCTV. To the shock of the rioters, the authorities went through a lot of footage and prosecuted crimes that they’d normally have ignored. They wanted to ensure there wouldn’t be another major riot if they could help it. A large-scale breakdown of law and order could rouse the indigenous populace out of its media-induced coma.

  41. @HenryA
    @Jonathan Mason

    Do what the Israeli army does, use snipers with suppressed Ruger 10/22s to shoot the ring leaders in their legs. Works like a charm and no one hears the gunfire.

    Replies: @Bigdicknick, @Jane Plain, @captflee

    I have heard the Israeli supreme court struck that down, but it is a hilarious example of how the Jews protect their land vs tell you how you should protect ykurs

    • Replies: @bigdicknick
    @Bigdicknick

    Oy vey, goyim the protesters anger goes back 400 years! of course you gotta let them steal televisions and do home invasions.

    What?!?!? of course israel has a right to use live ammunition on demonstrators whose homes were seized and given away on the basis of their race! Are you an anti-semite?!?!?!?!? Why should only israel be criticized for bombing hospitals?!?!?!?

  42. I’m so angry about what happened to… double check…Floyd George, I’m ready to burn the houses and businesses of the privileged to the ground.

    Starting with every major newspaper and their editorial boards.

    • LOL: Kolya Krassotkin
  43. Anon[797] • Disclaimer says:

    The word “turmoil” is being used by the main Dallas paper, as in “The protests–and some of the turmoil–of the blah blah have reached North Texas …” The photo is clearly a crowd in front of a big fire of some sort, presumably part of the”turmoil.”

    Let’s crowdsource and look for other euphemisms. Steve can keep a daily scoreboard to track the relative popularity of the euphemisms.

    • Replies: @Known Fact
    @Anon

    Yes, "turmoil" is good. "Unrest" is another nicely nuanced op-ed term, but I still prefer the all-purpose "outrage." We're outraged over these two dirtbags we'd never heard of until three days ago!

  44. @Reg Cæsar
    @Jonathan Mason

    Shoot all the white rioters, on the assumption that they're all Antifa.

    Replies: @Jane Plain, @TomSchmidt

    Smart idea.

    They are probably easier to shoot as well. In Brooklyn one of these assholes was throwing cement at a police car – the cops sped past with the passenger door open and whacked him. He was a standing duck for a bullet.

    • Replies: @Reg Cæsar
    @Jane Plain


    They are probably easier to shoot as well. In Brooklyn one of these assholes was throwing cement at a police car
     
    It's established that a civilian can shoot to kill in his own defense. How about in the defense of someone else?

    Any hard projectile is a life-threatening situation. Just ask the lateral descendants of Ray Chapman.


    http://1.bp.blogspot.com/-L0Do4jiYR6I/UoVw87xYfxI/AAAAAAAAAok/y111Jpp5Qz8/s1600/DSCF3475.JPG
  45. @LondonBob
    @black sea

    The police let it happen because the then Home Secretary and future PM had tried to implement some basic reforms. Blacks rioting unchecked across your home city is as bad as it gets.

    Replies: @Rob McX, @YetAnotherAnon

    Yes, in those days (2011) some police still had blogs. I can remember live commentary from London officers on the Inspector Gadget blog comments. The police were told to stay back and let them get on with it.

    As well as the murder of Richard Mannington Bowes there were a couple of incidents of pure racial humiliation – in separate incidents a middle-aged white woman and a young white guy were forced to strip and had their clothes taken. The photographs seem to have vanished – I imagine Google’s decided not to link to them.

    Sikhs in Southall and Turks in Green Lane who came onto the streets to defend “their areas” were hailed as community heroes in the Daily Mail, whites who did the same in Enfield and Eltham were “far-right gangs” in the Guardian – I believe the police arrested some in Eltham – easier targets.

  46. @HenryA
    @Jonathan Mason

    Do what the Israeli army does, use snipers with suppressed Ruger 10/22s to shoot the ring leaders in their legs. Works like a charm and no one hears the gunfire.

    Replies: @Bigdicknick, @Jane Plain, @captflee

    Another good one, but we won’t do it. We love to go for the really big show. We invented Hollywood, you know.

  47. @Paul
    Michael Moore: "Rebuild PD with decent kind ppl aka ppl of color"


    Michael, maybe some Bloods and Crips can be hired. Maybe more blacks, Hispanics, and Asians can be hired. They all get along so well together. lol

    Replies: @JimB, @Dr. X, @Anon

    Michael Moore: “Rebuild PD with decent kind ppl aka ppl of color”

    Like Mohamed Noor, the nut job Somali Muslim who shot dead Justine Damond, a white woman, in her nightgown because she had a nip slip. No riots then.

  48. @Paul
    Michael Moore: "Rebuild PD with decent kind ppl aka ppl of color"


    Michael, maybe some Bloods and Crips can be hired. Maybe more blacks, Hispanics, and Asians can be hired. They all get along so well together. lol

    Replies: @JimB, @Dr. X, @Anon

    Michael Moore: “Rebuild PD with decent kind ppl aka ppl of color”

    Doesn’t Minneapolis already have a Jewish Mayor and a black police chief?

  49. Now, now, Steve. Nothing to worry about. Just some folks getting their looting for Kwanzaa in early.

  50. Protest vs riot… this is 1984-class deception. The culture war has turned into a hot war. Trump needs to apply serious force, against the rioters and against the media and local government enablers. If this does not happen (and it’s not very realistic, is it) POC criminality will be normalized, and nonPOC s will live as serfs.

  51. @Jonathan Mason
    @Anon


    The national guard needs to start shooting. Things will quiet down real quick
     
    But how are they to shoot? Should they be firing bullets in the air to disperse the crowds? Or should they be firing plastic bullets or live ammunition?

    Should snipers be taking out perceived ring leaders? Or would the use of water pistols be a better choice?

    You don't want to make a bad situation worse.

    Why is the president not flying to Minneapolis to plead for calm and reconciliation?

    Replies: @Reg Cæsar, @HenryA, @FPD72, @Anon

    Why is the president not flying to Minneapolis to plead for calm and reconciliation?

    Yeah, like Bush in 1992, or Nixon in 1970 or LBJ in 1965 and 1968? Oh wait, I can’t remember any President ever doing that.

    There is the example of George Washington, who personally led a combined militia force of over 13,000 to put down the lawlessness associated with the Whiskey Rebellion in 1794. But I don’t think that’s what you have in mind.

  52. Abe says:
    @Jonathan Mason
    Really there are two things going on. On the one hand there are people making political protests who are somewhat sincere and on the other there are people who are simply out to loot and/or put themselves on Facebook.

    But don't overlook the role of the TV cameras. Are the TV cameras covering the protests or are the TV cameras instigating the protests and throwing gasoline on the fire by giving national and world coverage to a tut-tutting home theater audience?

    And what about the president with his incendiary tweets? Well, one of the roles of government is to have plans for dealing with epidemics of illness another role is being prepared to deal with and prevent riots. How exactly is this being implemented from the perspective of central government, or is dealing with riots or the potential of riots solely delegated to the states?

    Replies: @Anon, @Redneck farmer, @Abe

    Well, one of the roles of government is to have plans for dealing with epidemics of illness another role is being prepared to deal with and prevent riots. How exactly is this being implemented from the perspective of central government, or is dealing with riots or the potential of riots solely delegated to the states?

    One of the roles of pompous Internet twit is at least to keep in-character so that the corpus of his work has some integrity. I appreciate every commentator on Steve’s site (including, especially, dissenters like Truth who at least keep on-topic, and are often funny and/or insightful- stay safe, Sport!). Pretty much everyone except a particular commentator who went out of his way to insult Steve.

    You, my friend, are no exception and I welcome your frequent comments here. However, if you must play the role of supercilious British ex-pat now-resident-in-Florida lecturing us colonials about the proper way to run our country and the world in general can you at least clue yourself in on such basic facts as how law enforcement works here? Hint- next time you pontificate about how Trump is making a hash of our federal republic, can you at least first attain some basic understanding of what that pesky ‘federal’ part means?

    Or is this not some bifurcation of a constructed Internet persona and you are really like this? In real life do you look like Higgins? Higgins, I have an important case this weekend. Can I borrow Robin’s reflex camera with the zoom lens, Higgins??

  53. Anonymous[351] • Disclaimer says:
    @Steve Sailer
    @Trey_S

    Thanks.

    Replies: @Anonymous

    What article is he referencing?

  54. @Steve… It would be nice if certain commenters comments didn’t languish in obscurity until the conversation has wained and ppl have moved on to the next topic of discussion. Kinda hard to keep a conversational flow…

  55. These are the same media propagating CoronaHoax, Sailer. They are officially on your team now. It’s too bad you shit your bed in public and surrendered your credibility over the common cold.

  56. @Anon
    @Jonathan Mason

    There’s three things going on, I am afraid. The rioters, the incendiary coverage in an election year AND police brutality.

    The NYT reads: “Were it not for the killing of Floyd, and the history of police behavior, there would have been no protests.” Substitute riots for protests and it would be an accurate (if incomplete) statement.

    The left needs conflict to thrive. The tinder is overt injustice. I’m sure Soros is gloating about:
    1) photo evidence of a burly policeman putting his weight on a black man’s neck
    2) the stupid Americans who can’t be outraged because it is such a police/BLM meme.

    A man died a horrible death at the hands of government officials. Be very shocked.

    Replies: @Je Suis Omar Mateen, @TomSchmidt, @The Anti-Gnostic

    “1) photo evidence of a burly policeman putting his weight on a black man’s neck
    A man died a horrible death at the hands of government officials.”

    Pardon me, Sir Tard: a knee on the back of the neck cannot cause asphyxiation unless that knee breaks thru the spine and crushes the trachea. This worthless jogga died of other causes. The autopsy will prove me correct.

  57. @TheMassageIsTheMedium
    Trump needs to jump on the "it's the white people causing the riots" but link it to Antifa, declare them a terrorist organization, and announce that only Antifa will be arrested, and then arrest them and indict them as domestic terrorists.

    Let's see how many white people start joining these protests now that they know they will be targeted for 30 years of prison time.

    Replies: @HammerJack, @Je Suis Omar Mateen, @TheMassageIsTheMedium

    ‘Trump needs to jump on the “it’s the white people causing the riots” but link it to Antifa’

    Terrible advice. Our President needs to embrace all whites. He would be foolish to alienate whites like HerTurn2016 did with her “basket of deplorables” cackle. Now that Democratic governors destroyed his Economic Miracle over the common CoronaCold, our President can’t crow about all-time record low black and mexican unemployment – he needs every White vote, now more than ever. We are all In This Together, and Together We Are Stronger ✊

  58. Hopefully the Chinese are smart enough to exploit this by funding BLM and Antifa. Kind of like the US has been doing in Hong Kong.

  59. Abe says:

    As I’ve said before- Charles Manson (or Vincent Bugliosi, depending on who you really believe came up with Helter Skelter) will go down as the most important social scientist of the 21st Century next to Marx, Weber, and Malthus. Blacks will inherit the smoldering rubble of the erstwhile greatest country on Earth because about half of whites would rather watch their own children get their throats slit in a sort of Haiti 1804+2XX redux rather than side with whites who are ‘racist’.

    • Replies: @SunBakedSuburb
    @Abe

    The Helter-Skelter race war angle was exploited by Vincent Bugliosi as a narrative for the prosecution and for his subsequent best-selling book and media celebrity. Manson himself was all over the map thematically; but he was usually more occult than political. After his release from Terminal Island in 1966, Manson began a series of contacts with parole officers and social scientists who were funded by non-profit institutes used as cover by the CIA. Beginning in 1966, Manson became an unwitting operative for James Jesus Angleton's CHAOS.

  60. Abe says:
    @Trey_S
    I just want to say that I've read you for around 10 years, and you were prophetic on this stuff. I remember when Obama beat Romney in 2012, and you called some postmortem article anti-white. I thought this guy's reading into it, they're just talking about the GOP expanding its voter demographics. Flash forward to 2014-15 and the left-fringe became the core.

    I had trouble recalibrating to what's considered mainstream -- last decade really taught me not to listen to pundit prayers for bipartisanship and moderation, and look at what's bubbling under the surface.

    Replies: @Steve Sailer, @Abe

    I had trouble recalibrating to what’s considered mainstream — last decade really taught me not to listen to pundit prayers for bipartisanship and moderation, and look at what’s bubbling under the surface.

    The future of America is a SWAT team shooting your wife dead because the toddler in her arms made threatening motions as they raid your home for N95 masks to redistribute to protestors so they can burn police stations responsibly. Forever.

    • LOL: TomSchmidt
    • Replies: @Prester John
    @Abe

    Lon Horiuchi, call your office.

  61. This thug and this cop were accidents waiting to happen — and it’s actually fortunate they happened to each other instead of inflicting mayhem on the innocent. People should be dancing in the streets, not rioting.

    • Thanks: ThreeCranes
  62. @Anon
    The word "turmoil" is being used by the main Dallas paper, as in "The protests--and some of the turmoil--of the blah blah have reached North Texas ..." The photo is clearly a crowd in front of a big fire of some sort, presumably part of the"turmoil."

    Let's crowdsource and look for other euphemisms. Steve can keep a daily scoreboard to track the relative popularity of the euphemisms.

    Replies: @Known Fact

    Yes, “turmoil” is good. “Unrest” is another nicely nuanced op-ed term, but I still prefer the all-purpose “outrage.” We’re outraged over these two dirtbags we’d never heard of until three days ago!

  63. @Bigdicknick
    @HenryA

    I have heard the Israeli supreme court struck that down, but it is a hilarious example of how the Jews protect their land vs tell you how you should protect ykurs

    Replies: @bigdicknick

    Oy vey, goyim the protesters anger goes back 400 years! of course you gotta let them steal televisions and do home invasions.

    What?!?!? of course israel has a right to use live ammunition on demonstrators whose homes were seized and given away on the basis of their race! Are you an anti-semite?!?!?!?!? Why should only israel be criticized for bombing hospitals?!?!?!?

  64. Anon[397] • Disclaimer says:
    @Paul
    Michael Moore: "Rebuild PD with decent kind ppl aka ppl of color"


    Michael, maybe some Bloods and Crips can be hired. Maybe more blacks, Hispanics, and Asians can be hired. They all get along so well together. lol

    Replies: @JimB, @Dr. X, @Anon

    Michael Moore: “Rebuild PD with decent kind ppl aka ppl of color”

    Michael, maybe some Bloods and Crips can be hired. Maybe more blacks, Hispanics, and Asians can be hired. They all get along so well together. lol

    The correct response is to refrain from rebuilding anything.

    If “the people” want to burn down their police station, post office, and apartments, and the mayor wants to give them the moral authority to do so, then their wishes should be carried through and they should do without them going forward.

    No cops. No post office. No businesses. No affordable housing.

    It’s the only way that they are taught to grow up slightly, and if they don’t then its the only way that Minneapolis grows up in their approach to them.

    • Replies: @JG
    @Anon

    Then finally the local libs can get a real education rather then their classroom magical fantasy "debates"

  65. @Percy Gryce
    @Dave Pinsen


    "heated protests"
     
    https://twitter.com/nickwoltman/status/1266604403701813248?s=20

    Replies: @Joe Stalin

    • Agree: Percy Gryce
  66. @Anon
    It’s angry ignorant black man-children with NO leadership, running around like aimless savages, who's presence is being exploited by incel antifa's, loser sociopaths, post modernists, neo-marxists, illegal alien's and other misfits.

    Call it a riot if you want–or you can call it the 1920's Berlinization of America.

    Same shit, different decade.

    The national guard needs to start shooting. Things will quiet down real quick.

    Guns, as always, cut the bullshit.

    Replies: @Jonathan Mason, @SunBakedSuburb

    “The national guard needs to start shooting.”

    As a last resort; they still have non-lethal means at their disposal. The fat blacks and their skinny white camp-followers need a dose of reality. When they block interstate highways and main thoroughfares they need to be stopped with force. They need to be bloodied and tossed into jail for forty-eight hours. Behind bars, the dangerously naive white kids can really get to know their black allies in social justice.

    • Replies: @The Wild Geese Howard
    @SunBakedSuburb


    Behind bars, the dangerously naive white kids can really get to know their black allies in social justice.

     

    I wonder if the naive white kids are aware of definitions #3 and #7 at this link:

    https://www.urbandictionary.com/define.php?term=punk
  67. @Buzz Mohawk
    Even the Fox News TV network is calling the riots "protests." Right now at the bottom of the screen, it says, "Nationwide Protests," while the images above show fires, mobs and looters (with cops standing by doing nothing.)

    We are gelded.

    Replies: @Hypnotoad666

    Et tu Fox? They also honored the news blackout on saying Eric Ciaramella’s name. They are becoming increasingly cucked.

    • Replies: @SunBakedSuburb
    @Hypnotoad666

    "They are becoming increasingly cucked"

    Increasingly cucked? Fox News is the corporate secretion of Rupert Murdoch and Roger Ailes. And the "cucked" Alt-Right was a somewhat successful false-flag operation from Eric Holder's DOJ.

    Replies: @Michael S

  68. @Abe
    As I’ve said before- Charles Manson (or Vincent Bugliosi, depending on who you really believe came up with Helter Skelter) will go down as the most important social scientist of the 21st Century next to Marx, Weber, and Malthus. Blacks will inherit the smoldering rubble of the erstwhile greatest country on Earth because about half of whites would rather watch their own children get their throats slit in a sort of Haiti 1804+2XX redux rather than side with whites who are ‘racist’.

    Replies: @SunBakedSuburb

    The Helter-Skelter race war angle was exploited by Vincent Bugliosi as a narrative for the prosecution and for his subsequent best-selling book and media celebrity. Manson himself was all over the map thematically; but he was usually more occult than political. After his release from Terminal Island in 1966, Manson began a series of contacts with parole officers and social scientists who were funded by non-profit institutes used as cover by the CIA. Beginning in 1966, Manson became an unwitting operative for James Jesus Angleton’s CHAOS.

  69. @Hypnotoad666
    @Buzz Mohawk

    Et tu Fox? They also honored the news blackout on saying Eric Ciaramella's name. They are becoming increasingly cucked.

    Replies: @SunBakedSuburb

    “They are becoming increasingly cucked”

    Increasingly cucked? Fox News is the corporate secretion of Rupert Murdoch and Roger Ailes. And the “cucked” Alt-Right was a somewhat successful false-flag operation from Eric Holder’s DOJ.

    • Replies: @Michael S
    @SunBakedSuburb

    Nevertheless, Fox has occasionally held out against the most extreme left-wing narratives. For example, for many years they still used the word "illegal" instead of "undocumented".

    That's basically all gone now, though, they've been co-opted since the nearly-identical BLM "protests" 4 years ago.

    I never read Breitbart anymore but just took a quick gander, and it does appear that they're not falling for it; several headlines with "riot" or "loot". Unfortunately they're too sensationalist to have ever had the mainstream respectability of Fox.

  70. @Reg Cæsar
    @Jonathan Mason

    Shoot all the white rioters, on the assumption that they're all Antifa.

    Replies: @Jane Plain, @TomSchmidt

    That is an excellent suggestion.

  71. @LondonBob
    If they were Palestinians, with legitimate grievances, Jared would have them gunned down.

    We all knew this was coming. Mass unemployment, summer, election coming, it will get worse. I can remember the immense shame I felt when the blacks rioted in London, I wonder if it will come here.

    Replies: @black sea, @Redman

    Why shame Bob? Did you have a personal role in it?

  72. @Anon
    @Jonathan Mason

    There’s three things going on, I am afraid. The rioters, the incendiary coverage in an election year AND police brutality.

    The NYT reads: “Were it not for the killing of Floyd, and the history of police behavior, there would have been no protests.” Substitute riots for protests and it would be an accurate (if incomplete) statement.

    The left needs conflict to thrive. The tinder is overt injustice. I’m sure Soros is gloating about:
    1) photo evidence of a burly policeman putting his weight on a black man’s neck
    2) the stupid Americans who can’t be outraged because it is such a police/BLM meme.

    A man died a horrible death at the hands of government officials. Be very shocked.

    Replies: @Je Suis Omar Mateen, @TomSchmidt, @The Anti-Gnostic

    The NYT reads: “Were it not for the killing of Floyd, and the history of police behavior, there would have been no protests.”

    Were it not for the lockdown, George Floyd would have had a job, and income, and so no need to forge a payment, with no need for the store to call the cops, with no subsequent need for an arrest.

    I see the NYT missed that link in the chain of causality.

    Another COVID caused death. Neil Ferguson might wind up indirectly killing more people than Mao. Wow.

    • Replies: @Father Coughlin
    @TomSchmidt

    If he has a heart condition.. why is he fighting the cops? Dude didnt even have the basic human smarts to self-preserve.

    Also, FWIW, someone who has read the cgharging report observes (elsewhere):



    Weak, very weak. Mr. Floyd begins saying he cant breathe while still standing. He doesn't fight, per se, just resists by becoming a 6'6 200lb sack of bricks. He is put face down because he is having issues and says hes claustrophobic in the cop car...one cop actually says he is worried about that delirium condition...which Chauvin says is why he is keeping him on stomach. About the only 2 faults I can find in charging doc they can hang Chauvin on is not starting CPR when one cop cant find a pulse, and Chauvin keeping his knee on/near neck....which didnt contribute to death per coroner but apparently isnt a taught technique.
     
  73. @Anon
    @Jonathan Mason

    There’s three things going on, I am afraid. The rioters, the incendiary coverage in an election year AND police brutality.

    The NYT reads: “Were it not for the killing of Floyd, and the history of police behavior, there would have been no protests.” Substitute riots for protests and it would be an accurate (if incomplete) statement.

    The left needs conflict to thrive. The tinder is overt injustice. I’m sure Soros is gloating about:
    1) photo evidence of a burly policeman putting his weight on a black man’s neck
    2) the stupid Americans who can’t be outraged because it is such a police/BLM meme.

    A man died a horrible death at the hands of government officials. Be very shocked.

    Replies: @Je Suis Omar Mateen, @TomSchmidt, @The Anti-Gnostic

    Stupid people, like George Floyd, do stupid things so they get placed under arrest by stupid cops, like Derek Chauvin, and neither can de-escalate for legitimate or non-legitimate reasons, and bad things happen. I’m not shocked.

    Eventually, street crimes like passing counterfeit bills and shoplifting don’t get a response and the cops tell you just make an insurance claim. Arrests of stupid blacks doing stupid things are just too fraught. This level of disorder is too high, and the insurance premiums too expensive, for white business owners, so they move out. Then the level of disorder gets too high for national chains to absorb, and they move out. Then the Left lectures us about food deserts.

    It will all end in tears.

  74. A week ago there was massive amounts of outrage about a pool party with hysterical calls for all the attendees to self quarantine. Will those same people suggest that the rioting thugs to self quarantine?

  75. @TomSchmidt
    @Anon

    The NYT reads: “Were it not for the killing of Floyd, and the history of police behavior, there would have been no protests.”

    Were it not for the lockdown, George Floyd would have had a job, and income, and so no need to forge a payment, with no need for the store to call the cops, with no subsequent need for an arrest.

    I see the NYT missed that link in the chain of causality.

    Another COVID caused death. Neil Ferguson might wind up indirectly killing more people than Mao. Wow.

    Replies: @Father Coughlin

    If he has a heart condition.. why is he fighting the cops? Dude didnt even have the basic human smarts to self-preserve.

    Also, FWIW, someone who has read the cgharging report observes (elsewhere):

    Weak, very weak. Mr. Floyd begins saying he cant breathe while still standing. He doesn’t fight, per se, just resists by becoming a 6’6 200lb sack of bricks. He is put face down because he is having issues and says hes claustrophobic in the cop car…one cop actually says he is worried about that delirium condition…which Chauvin says is why he is keeping him on stomach. About the only 2 faults I can find in charging doc they can hang Chauvin on is not starting CPR when one cop cant find a pulse, and Chauvin keeping his knee on/near neck….which didnt contribute to death per coroner but apparently isnt a taught technique.

  76. Anon[855] • Disclaimer says:
    @Jonathan Mason
    @Anon


    The national guard needs to start shooting. Things will quiet down real quick
     
    But how are they to shoot? Should they be firing bullets in the air to disperse the crowds? Or should they be firing plastic bullets or live ammunition?

    Should snipers be taking out perceived ring leaders? Or would the use of water pistols be a better choice?

    You don't want to make a bad situation worse.

    Why is the president not flying to Minneapolis to plead for calm and reconciliation?

    Replies: @Reg Cæsar, @HenryA, @FPD72, @Anon

    Why is the president not flying to Minneapolis to plead for calm and reconciliation?

    Because the right wants the middle to learn what the left does to cities when the left is in charge, that’s why. The middle always has to learn the hard way, because they keep thinking, the left isn’t really that bad.

    Yes, the left is that bad.

  77. @HenryA
    @Jonathan Mason

    Do what the Israeli army does, use snipers with suppressed Ruger 10/22s to shoot the ring leaders in their legs. Works like a charm and no one hears the gunfire.

    Replies: @Bigdicknick, @Jane Plain, @captflee

    Back in the eighties our feralgummint dispatched a cadre of us to Ship’s Self Defense Force training, one component of which was DoD SWAT school at the Picatinny Arsenal, home to Army firearms development. We got to play with a variety of toys there, from experimental caseless ammo rifles to grenade launchers, including several suppressed rifles and SMGs. The weapon that impressed me the most was a purpose built .22LR rifle with an integrated suppressor; the only noise one heard upon discharge was from the mechanical action of the rifle itself, “click”, no “phhtttt!” as on the big screen or lobotomy box. Even in those relatively placid times I grokked the extreme usefulness of such a tool.

    • Replies: @Joe Stalin
    @captflee

    Coolest .22LR silenced pistol story.


    USA Model H-D M/S

    While the USA Model H-D was being produced for the military, the Office of Strategic Services (OSS) had need for a silenced pistol for use on clandestine missions.

    They contracted with Western Electric Bell Laboratories for the suppressor design. Bell chose the Kulikowski (Polish) silencer as its model. Several pistols including the Colt Woodsman, High Standard Model B, C, D, E and USA Model H-D were tested at Aberdeen. The USA H-D was selected. High Standard assembled and delivered 2,620 pistols to the War Department during World War II.

    The M/S had an exciting career. Soon after the first run production was completed, the head of the OSS “Wild Bill” Donovan took a sand bag and an M/S into the Oval Office. The story goes that upon his arrival President Roosevelt was doing some dictation. Reportedly, Donovan emptied the ten-round magazine into the sand bag in a trash can unnoticed by either the President or the guard outside the door. Whereupon Donovan offered the empty gun to the President with an explanation of what had just transpired. Roosevelt reportedly said, “Donovan, you are the only (expletive deleted) Republican I would trust to do such a thing.”

    Roosevelt kept the pistol on display at Hyde Park until it was discovered that it was a classified weapon. It was promptly returned to Donovan’s aide.

    http://www.smallarmsreview.com/display.article.cfm?idarticles=1128
     
  78. @SunBakedSuburb
    @Anon

    "The national guard needs to start shooting."

    As a last resort; they still have non-lethal means at their disposal. The fat blacks and their skinny white camp-followers need a dose of reality. When they block interstate highways and main thoroughfares they need to be stopped with force. They need to be bloodied and tossed into jail for forty-eight hours. Behind bars, the dangerously naive white kids can really get to know their black allies in social justice.

    Replies: @The Wild Geese Howard

    Behind bars, the dangerously naive white kids can really get to know their black allies in social justice.

    I wonder if the naive white kids are aware of definitions #3 and #7 at this link:

    https://www.urbandictionary.com/define.php?term=punk

  79. @TheMassageIsTheMedium
    Trump needs to jump on the "it's the white people causing the riots" but link it to Antifa, declare them a terrorist organization, and announce that only Antifa will be arrested, and then arrest them and indict them as domestic terrorists.

    Let's see how many white people start joining these protests now that they know they will be targeted for 30 years of prison time.

    Replies: @HammerJack, @Je Suis Omar Mateen, @TheMassageIsTheMedium

    I’m glad he followed my advice! https://www.independent.co.uk/news/world/americas/trump-george-floyd-protests-antifa-radical-left-tweet-a9540521.html

    Donald, if you’re reading, you have to make a big announcement that ONLY Antifa will be treated like domestic terrorists and targeted for arrest. The vast majority of the black protestors are not Antifa so you won’t have the optics of lots of black people getting arrested. They were never going to vote for you anyway and your white conservative base will be more than happy to see them crippled.

  80. @Jane Plain
    @Reg Cæsar

    Smart idea.

    They are probably easier to shoot as well. In Brooklyn one of these assholes was throwing cement at a police car - the cops sped past with the passenger door open and whacked him. He was a standing duck for a bullet.

    Replies: @Reg Cæsar

    They are probably easier to shoot as well. In Brooklyn one of these assholes was throwing cement at a police car

    It’s established that a civilian can shoot to kill in his own defense. How about in the defense of someone else?

    Any hard projectile is a life-threatening situation. Just ask the lateral descendants of Ray Chapman.

  81. @Altai
    Michael Moore couldn't mention 'Israel' in his documentary on the Iraq War. Somebody should ask him why.

    Replies: @Paul, @Reg Cæsar

    Michael Moore couldn’t mention ‘Israel’ in his documentary on the Iraq War. Somebody should ask him why.

    He grew up* in the only state with more Arabs than Jews?

    If you’re going to be an “anti-Semite”, be consistent.

    *Excuse me, I meant “came of age”.

  82. Anonymous[383] • Disclaimer says:

    It’s a priot.

  83. @Abe
    @Trey_S


    I had trouble recalibrating to what’s considered mainstream — last decade really taught me not to listen to pundit prayers for bipartisanship and moderation, and look at what’s bubbling under the surface.
     
    The future of America is a SWAT team shooting your wife dead because the toddler in her arms made threatening motions as they raid your home for N95 masks to redistribute to protestors so they can burn police stations responsibly. Forever.

    Replies: @Prester John

    Lon Horiuchi, call your office.

  84. @SunBakedSuburb
    @Hypnotoad666

    "They are becoming increasingly cucked"

    Increasingly cucked? Fox News is the corporate secretion of Rupert Murdoch and Roger Ailes. And the "cucked" Alt-Right was a somewhat successful false-flag operation from Eric Holder's DOJ.

    Replies: @Michael S

    Nevertheless, Fox has occasionally held out against the most extreme left-wing narratives. For example, for many years they still used the word “illegal” instead of “undocumented”.

    That’s basically all gone now, though, they’ve been co-opted since the nearly-identical BLM “protests” 4 years ago.

    I never read Breitbart anymore but just took a quick gander, and it does appear that they’re not falling for it; several headlines with “riot” or “loot”. Unfortunately they’re too sensationalist to have ever had the mainstream respectability of Fox.

  85. @Anon
    @Paul


    Michael Moore: “Rebuild PD with decent kind ppl aka ppl of color”

    Michael, maybe some Bloods and Crips can be hired. Maybe more blacks, Hispanics, and Asians can be hired. They all get along so well together. lol
     
    The correct response is to refrain from rebuilding anything.

    If "the people" want to burn down their police station, post office, and apartments, and the mayor wants to give them the moral authority to do so, then their wishes should be carried through and they should do without them going forward.

    No cops. No post office. No businesses. No affordable housing.

    It's the only way that they are taught to grow up slightly, and if they don't then its the only way that Minneapolis grows up in their approach to them.

    Replies: @JG

    Then finally the local libs can get a real education rather then their classroom magical fantasy “debates”

  86. @captflee
    @HenryA

    Back in the eighties our feralgummint dispatched a cadre of us to Ship's Self Defense Force training, one component of which was DoD SWAT school at the Picatinny Arsenal, home to Army firearms development. We got to play with a variety of toys there, from experimental caseless ammo rifles to grenade launchers, including several suppressed rifles and SMGs. The weapon that impressed me the most was a purpose built .22LR rifle with an integrated suppressor; the only noise one heard upon discharge was from the mechanical action of the rifle itself, "click", no "phhtttt!" as on the big screen or lobotomy box. Even in those relatively placid times I grokked the extreme usefulness of such a tool.

    Replies: @Joe Stalin

    Coolest .22LR silenced pistol story.

    USA Model H-D M/S

    While the USA Model H-D was being produced for the military, the Office of Strategic Services (OSS) had need for a silenced pistol for use on clandestine missions.

    They contracted with Western Electric Bell Laboratories for the suppressor design. Bell chose the Kulikowski (Polish) silencer as its model. Several pistols including the Colt Woodsman, High Standard Model B, C, D, E and USA Model H-D were tested at Aberdeen. The USA H-D was selected. High Standard assembled and delivered 2,620 pistols to the War Department during World War II.

    The M/S had an exciting career. Soon after the first run production was completed, the head of the OSS “Wild Bill” Donovan took a sand bag and an M/S into the Oval Office. The story goes that upon his arrival President Roosevelt was doing some dictation. Reportedly, Donovan emptied the ten-round magazine into the sand bag in a trash can unnoticed by either the President or the guard outside the door. Whereupon Donovan offered the empty gun to the President with an explanation of what had just transpired. Roosevelt reportedly said, “Donovan, you are the only (expletive deleted) Republican I would trust to do such a thing.”

    Roosevelt kept the pistol on display at Hyde Park until it was discovered that it was a classified weapon. It was promptly returned to Donovan’s aide.

    http://www.smallarmsreview.com/display.article.cfm?idarticles=1128

  87. Local Chicago WLS-TV (Channel 7) ABC affiliate used the term “so-called protestors” a few minutes ago so the reporter definitely knows the power of word choice.

  88. This is the results of all that Diversity poppycock the pea brain liberals have come out with over the years its the results of Open Borders and Obama and the Liberal Wanks

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