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Who says they don’t have train robbers in Los Angeles?

 
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  1. J.Ross says:

    OT just like to put in that Joseph Biden — the guy who cannot do one thing on his agenda, who failed to restock crucial medicine, who made cheap gas expensive, who lost Afghanistan without a fight beside the fight to not help people who helped us, the guy liked in Democrat run polls by only Asch’s Third, the guy who can’t implement his agenda even with his party in effective control of Congress, the guy who got sunk by the Supreme Court and who is now telling states to ignore the Supreme Court, the guy who couldn’t win his own primaries — is the most popular candidate in the history of democracy, and anyone who doubts that is a Russian conspiracy theorist.

  2. IIRC, UPS has a union while FedEx does not have a union, which is the big difference between the two companies.

    Therefore, going after UPS bags is messing with union boys, who often have at least tangential ties to organized crime.

    Good luck to the fences if the mobbed-up buddies of the UPS guys ever find their merch in their stores.

    • Replies: @HammerJack
  3. Mike Tre says:

    I have a guy on the inside at the LAPD and he tells me with confidence that this is the work of white supremacists.

    • LOL: Liza, Spud Boy
    • Replies: @JimDandy
  4. Who says they don’t have train robbers in Los Angeles?

    Wouldn’t they be train burglars?

    The Differences Between Robbery and Burglary

    Burglary vs Robbery: What’s the Difference?

    • LOL: 36 ulster
  5. Wilkey says:

    It’s Joe Biden’s Third World shithole. We’re all just inmates here.

  6. Kronos says:

    I tried to come up with something witty about the “Hole-in-the-Wall Gang” but I got nothing. Any takers?

    • Replies: @Mike Tre
  7. Anonymous[423] • Disclaimer says:

    Meanwhile, chicken wings are going to get substantially more expensive in Ontario, thanks to more government sponsored psychosis…

  8. Mike Tre says:
    @Kronos

    It’s more of a reference to the Crichton novel, isn’t it? Even though the plot of the above article is likely more along the lines of Crichton’s Congo.

  9. JimDandy says:
    @Mike Tre

    I can guarantee you that the woke intelligentsia will say this train crime is ultimately the fault of white supremacists:

    Tales of Diversity: Teen riding NYC subway to school punched in face by black man who hates Mexicans…

  10. Mr. Anon says:

    OT – Baltimore prosecutor Marilyn Mosby (of the Freddy Gray case fame) indicted for lying on Mortgage applications:

    https://www.msn.com/en-us/news/crime/top-prosecutor-indicted-for-allegedly-lying-about-covid-financial-hardships/ar-AASL1ab

    • Replies: @El Dato
  11. Anon[399] • Disclaimer says:

    I have yet to see a time in which people in the US tolerated mass lawless for very long.

    Fear is a good teacher.

    One point about DAs who refuse to prosecute short of murder. It cuts both ways. Whites can start attacking and intimidating blacks and get away with it. Officials can’t monitor everywhere in a big city.

  12. It looks like a public schoolyard with a train running through it.

  13. When they’re sending us train robbers, they are not sending their best.

  14. @Anon

    “Officials can’t monitor everywhere in a big city.”

    Actually, they can. I was told a few years ago that within a few years, every stretch of sidewalk in NYC would be under video surveillance.

    • Replies: @J.Ross
    , @El Dato
  15. Mr. Anon says:

    We believe this to be the work of thieves.

  16. J.Ross says:
    @Steve Sailer

    Hasn’t that already been the case in London for decades?

  17. Altai says:

    This actually seems like a pretty easy crime to get away with. Easy to conceal your identity, unlikely to meet any people on the way. Relative stock losses are minimal to the companies involved and the train company has a near monopoly. So little incentive by those attacked to do much as just about anything that makes it hard to break into the containers will increase the processing time which is a real serious cost and logistical pressure on everyone.

    Only risk is getting hit or crushed by the train.

    Years ago I watched one of those ‘fact or fiction’ shows and they were looking at the notion that people are crazier during a full moon (Lunacy) and looking into if callouts on full moons were higher.

    It occurred to me that there are times of the year where there are predictably more pressure on emergency services than others. It turns out near the summer solstice this is true due to daylight, school being out and people just being out and about more often getting into trouble.

    With modern communication systems you’d think criminals could agree or start a tradition to do their jobs on the same day every year, to increase their overall chances of getting away with stuff in essence replicating the policing environment during the protests. But they don’t, which is interesting.

  18. @J.Ross

    who is now telling states to ignore the Supreme Court

    I’ve been trying to imagine the headlines if Trump did such a thing. Not to mention the impeachment.

    • Agree: El Dato
    • Replies: @J.Ross
  19. I once saw miles of busted up TVs and the like along the tracks near Indio. The Mexicans get on a container train, and have all the time in the world to cut the locks, because nobody’s watching.

  20. @R.G. Camara

    Why would the rank and file give a flying F what happens to packages? For starters: Have you ever seen how they handle them?

  21. @Anon

    You watch too much television.

  22. Joe Joe says:
    @Anon

    It most certainly does not “cut both ways”! Local DAs are always on the lookout for the next Great White Defendant while turning a blind eye to crimes committed by the usual suspects. Additionally, the FBI has shown absolutely no interest in finding out who funded and perpetrated the hundreds of BLM/antifa riots of 2020 but are sparing no expense to track down anyone who was anywhere near the Capitol on 1/6/21

  23. J.Ross says:
    @HammerJack

    The people who rule us are such losers they cannot even win when they control the whole process and cheat anyway.
    It almost makes me doubt there will be a civil war.

  24. El Dato says:
    @Mr. Anon

    Everybody is just grabbing stuff now. Duffel bags at dawn!

  25. El Dato says:
    @Steve Sailer

    Gorgon Stare will monitor you holistically.

    The system is capable of capturing motion imagery of an entire city, which can then be analyzed by people or an artificial intelligence, such as the Mind’s Eye project being developed by the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency. This motion imagery is not considered video as it is collected at fewer frames per second than the standard definition of video; TV-like quality of video is 24–60 FPS. Gorgon Stare needs to utilize a system of tagging and metadata to be fully effective. The Air Force planned to deliver one system in 2011, another in 2012, and a third in 2014, though they would not enter service until accepted by the commander in the theatre of operations. Gorgon Stare was under development for more than two years and is designed to download 65 different images to a variety of military users for analysis; this is what is referred to as “wide-area persistent surveillance.”

    About 10 years later, these must be somewhat even more advanced.

    You will be able to simultaneously see all federal workers leaving early on Friday afternoons in D.C.

    • Replies: @S
  26. @J.Ross

    Thanks for “Asch’s Third.” I learn much from iSteve comments.

    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Asch_conformity_experiments

    • Replies: @J.Ross
  27. El Dato says:

    Maybe start hiring private security “train guards”?

    It’s a dystopia, one should embrace it! Are people really waiting for things to get better?

    • Replies: @SaneClownPosse
  28. J.Ross says:
    @Anon

    I have yet to see a time in which people in the US tolerated mass lawless[ness] for very long.

    America was a pretty lawless place for all of its brief history. An anonymous fireman in an 90s interview said he originally wanted to be a cop because when he was a kid there was a cop who parked near his house and just pulled motorists over all day to collect little bribes.

    • Replies: @HammerJack
  29. J.Ross says:
    @Harry Baldwin

    Devon Stack (“Blackpilled”).

  30. CCZ says:

    They do it better in Chicago (Chiraq):

  31. Ron Unz says:

    Instead of just images of the results, someone pointed me to this clip of a similar actual train robbery in progress in Chicago:

    Despite California having a very low black percentage, my strong suspicion is that a vastly disproportionate share of the California train robbers are similarly monochromatic.

    • Thanks: Alden
    • Replies: @J.Ross
  32. @J.Ross

    who lost Afghanistan without a fight beside the fight to not help people who helped us

    Leaving Afghanistan is the one great achievement of Biden’s Presidency, and other than Trump, no other American politician would have had the balls to do it. He didn’t “lose” shit, other than costing military contractors billions of our tax dollars. Sorry for you that Hillary didn’t win, you would still have your forever war.

    • Agree: Old Prude
    • Replies: @J.Ross
  33. peterike says:
    @Anon

    One point about DAs who refuse to prosecute short of murder. It cuts both ways. Whites can start attacking and intimidating blacks and get away with it.

    I’m curious. When did you land on earth from Mars?

  34. @J.Ross

    Did they live in Mexico by any chance?

    Story seems suspect. Though I’m sure it’s happened somewhere in America, I’m naturally suspicious of anything that dovetails so neatly with the Official Narrative. “Cops are corrupt evil racists! ACAB!”

    • Replies: @J.Ross
  35. J.Ross says:
    @HammerJack

    Racists?
    Also, traffic cops in the 60s were universally bribeable. It wasn’t specific to one location. Cops in the 30s were a disorganized disaster and cops in the gilded age were street thugs.
    We accomplished a miracle of professionalization and then let it be flushed away.

  36. J.Ross says:
    @Peter Akuleyev

    It is possible for the misguided adventure in Afghanistan to be a disaster and for its ending to be a distinct disaster. I’m not seeing the upside to handing a fleet of our best helicopters over to Beijing. Right now neocon warmonger scum Tom Cotton is agreeing with neocon warmonger scum Hugh Hewitt that when Putin called the collapse of the Soviet Union a bad thing, Putin could only have meant that the Soviet Union was good and should have continued forever. People who aren’t stupid lying neocon warmonger scum understand he was obviously talking about the “shock treatment” 90s, remembered by every Russian who isn’t a jet-setting rich American Jew as a period of hell on Earth.
    We could have handled the collapse of the Soviet Union in such a way that less people died. We could have handled the withdrawal from Afghanistan in such a way that Biden’s bosses in Beijing did not get all our stuff.

    • Agree: El Dato
    • Thanks: sayless
  37. J.Ross says:
    @Ron Unz

    >\$1,700 flatscreen TV
    >toss it through the air like a freaking football
    This is because of white people.

  38. S says:
    @El Dato

    You will be able to simultaneously see all federal workers leaving early on Friday afternoons in D.C.

    If the Gorgon Stare people are ever in need of an appropriately disturbing symbol to correspond with their disturbing name, they can always use the one which belonged to the the now defunct (and defunded) Information Awareness Office.

    Waste not, want not!

    • Replies: @El Dato
  39. El Dato says:
    @S

    Cheney probably designed this himself.

    These guys are creepy AF and are overcome with Human Instumentality Project delusions when they come out of their masonic sessions.

    You can bet nothing has been “defunded” either.

    • Agree: S
  40. @El Dato

    The costs for providing security guards would be more expensive than just writing off the losses.

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