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(ProPublica)   Rick Romero reviewed 400 protest videos and found that the police were the ones escalating violence   (projects.propublica.org) divider line
    More: Obvious, Police, Police brutality, police brutality, videos of police violence, Constable, Police officer, use of force, police responses  
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2020-07-16 12:17:13 PM  
I've only seen a very, very minuscule percentage of protesters dressed for a fight.  I have seen near 100% of police dressed for a fight.
 
2020-07-16 12:38:26 PM  
Some people can't get an erection without beating a few unarmed civilians.
 
2020-07-16 12:53:12 PM  
The police are the problem.  Full stop.
 
2020-07-16 1:17:42 PM  
Sherlock Holmes, his bowels constipated
 
2020-07-16 2:06:23 PM  
There are police that are a problem. We must fix this problem, full stop.
 
2020-07-16 2:06:31 PM  
 
2020-07-16 2:07:16 PM  
There are studies that predates c19 and predate black lives matter the show this is the case.

This news is so old it can by a drink
 
2020-07-16 2:07:22 PM  
Where's patrol car number 12?  he should be here any minute to defend the necessary police violence.
 
2020-07-16 2:07:46 PM  
Well, if you took less videos you'd see less instances of police brutality. Duh.

/if it works for Trump and testing, why not here?
 
2020-07-16 2:08:02 PM  

NewportBarGuy: Some people can't get an erection without beating a few unarmed civilians.


They're called Red Sox fans
 
2020-07-16 2:09:04 PM  
That's because:

1) Police officers tend to view protests against them as inherently threatening, and
2) Police officers are trained to respond to perceived threats with disproportionate violence.
 
2020-07-16 2:09:38 PM  

downstairs: I've only seen a very, very minuscule percentage of protesters dressed for a fight.  I have seen near 100% of police dressed for a fight.


As they should be.
 
2020-07-16 2:11:06 PM  
There is no K in Ric, subby. Some police departments have cornered the market on that letter
 
2020-07-16 2:11:35 PM  

Marcus Aurelius: The police are the problem.  Full stop.


The police dont understand they are protecting the scumbags killing them and their kids.
 
2020-07-16 2:11:56 PM  
You'd think their training and their position would enable police to set standards for behavior and deportment. They're the good guys. They're supposed to be the example.

But it's the opposite. "We're the 'good guys.' We can do as we please. Excuse me while I crush your vertebrae a second time."
 
2020-07-16 2:12:27 PM  
Uh oh! I SMELL YT FARKER PANIC IN THE NEAR FUTURE!
 
2020-07-16 2:13:15 PM  

waxbeans: There are studies that predates c19 and predate black lives matter the show this is the case.

This news is so old it can by a drink


Please.  This news is so old it's been pulling full social security benefits for 5 decades.
 
2020-07-16 2:14:18 PM  
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2020-07-16 2:14:24 PM  
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2020-07-16 2:15:14 PM  

Huck And Molly Ziegler: You'd think their training and their position would enable police to set standards for behavior and deportment. They're the good guys. They're supposed to be the example.

But it's the opposite. "We're the 'good guys.' We can do as we please. Excuse me while I crush your vertebrae a second time."


The worst kind of chaotic evil is the kind that believes it's lawful good.
 
2020-07-16 2:16:45 PM  
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2020-07-16 2:19:18 PM  

TheSwizz: waxbeans: There are studies that predates c19 and predate black lives matter the show this is the case.

This news is so old it can by a drink

Please.  This news is so old it's been pulling full social security benefits for 5 decades.


Word
 
2020-07-16 2:22:16 PM  

downstairs: I've only seen a very, very minuscule percentage of protesters dressed for a fight.  I have seen near 100% of police dressed for a fight.



It's astonishing that when the police dress up in their riot gear they always manage to find one.
 
2020-07-16 2:22:18 PM  
I would show my shocked face, but the cops broke my jaw
 
2020-07-16 2:22:40 PM  
I think that protests should include protesters who play/have played lacrosse and who have their sticks with them. The protests should also include protests carrying backpacks that are full of marbles. When the police decide it is time to reenacted the 1968 Democratic National Convention the lacrosse players and return the tear gas canisters to their rightful owners and the people with backpacks and "pull a Flounder" and deploy the marbles between the protesters and the police.

:-D
 
2020-07-16 2:23:29 PM  
you jagoffs need to stop saying full stop it makes you look like a pretentious twit full stop
 
2020-07-16 2:23:36 PM  

waxbeans: TheSwizz: waxbeans: There are studies that predates c19 and predate black lives matter the show this is the case.

This news is so old it can by a drink

Please.  This news is so old it's been pulling full social security benefits for 5 decades.

Word


Excel

:-D
 
2020-07-16 2:25:47 PM  
I expected a little more from him, considering his PhD.  Nope.  Frank Straub is a stinking pig.
 
2020-07-16 2:27:31 PM  

lenfromak: downstairs: I've only seen a very, very minuscule percentage of protesters dressed for a fight.  I have seen near 100% of police dressed for a fight.

As they should be.


If you're wondering who is gonna riot, look for the people dressed up to riot.
 
2020-07-16 2:27:56 PM  

RagnarD: I expected a little more from him, considering his PhD.  Nope.  Frank Straub is a stinking pig.


Even he couldn't justify a few of these.
 
2020-07-16 2:28:05 PM  
Yeah, and I've got another 400 videos showing evidence of Sasquatch being alive and well, that doesn't necessarily make it farking so!

SUPPORT YOUR LOCAL POLICE, YOU ASSHOLES.
 
2020-07-16 2:28:35 PM  

waxbeans: There are studies that predates c19 and predate black lives matter the show this is the case.

This news is so old it can by a drinkcollect social security

 
2020-07-16 2:29:03 PM  

Herr Morgenstern: Well, if you took less videos you'd see less instances of police brutality. Duh.

/if it works for Trump and testing,


Only an uneducated dweeb would think that Trump isn't right at least in regards to the COVID testing.   I disagree with everything else he says but he's correct on that one. And the hard data from independent sources confirm it. .  If you think otherwise it's because you blindly hate anything the man says and your unable to think independently.
 
2020-07-16 2:29:45 PM  

JohnnyFark: Yeah, and I've got another 400 videos showing evidence of Sasquatch being alive and well, that doesn't necessarily make it farking so!

SUPPORT YOUR LOCAL POLICE, YOU ASSHOLES.


I very seriously doubt you have 400 videos of sasquatch
 
2020-07-16 2:32:29 PM  
Still zero arrests for the Lafayette Park Police Riot. Dozens of Federal cops attacked unarmed, peaceful protesters and bystanders including journalists, EMTs, and clergy. They used batons and shields as weapons and pepperballs and tear gas to clear out people who were doing nothing wrong. They lied about it after the fact, too. Lying about the conduct of the protesters and lying about the weapons they used despite it being all caught on video by individuals as well as multiple journalists and eyewitness including clergy.

All so Trump could stand in front of a church he doesn't attend, whose clergy he ordered violently removed from the grounds, and stand there like an idiot holding up someone else's bible that he can't quote a single passage from.

It's pretty amazing how during a protest against police brutality the only response the police have is to repeatedly, over and over and over prove the protesters right.
 
2020-07-16 2:34:31 PM  

smunns: Herr Morgenstern: Well, if you took less videos you'd see less instances of police brutality. Duh.

/if it works for Trump and testing,

Only an uneducated dweeb would think that Trump isn't right at least in regards to the COVID testing.   I disagree with everything else he says but he's correct on that one. And the hard data from independent sources confirm it. .  If you think otherwise it's because you blindly hate anything the man says and your unable to think independently.


Ahh, yes, literally every infectious disease expert in the world is "an uneducated dweeb" and Trump is right.
 
2020-07-16 2:39:26 PM  

smunns: Herr Morgenstern: Well, if you took less videos you'd see less instances of police brutality. Duh.

/if it works for Trump and testing,

Only an uneducated dweeb would think that Trump isn't right at least in regards to the COVID testing.   I disagree with everything else he says but he's correct on that one. And the hard data from independent sources confirm it. .  If you think otherwise it's because you blindly hate anything the man says and your unable to think independently.



Pardon me if I missed something here, but it sure sounds like you're saying Trump is at least partially correct that if you stop testing for COVID, then the amount of diagnoses will go down.   I'm going to proceed ahead assuming that this is accurate to your beliefs.

AhemOF COURSE IT'S TRUE.   But it's completely missing the point.   The point is to stop the virus, not to fudge the numbers, and if you stop testing people then that is impossible.
 
2020-07-16 2:42:07 PM  

litheandnubile: JohnnyFark: Yeah, and I've got another 400 videos showing evidence of Sasquatch being alive and well, that doesn't necessarily make it farking so!

SUPPORT YOUR LOCAL POLICE, YOU ASSHOLES.

I very seriously doubt you have 400 videos of sasquatch


Well maybe if you count the Sasquatch porn... but connoisseurs prefer the literary touch.

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2020-07-16 2:46:19 PM  

Some Junkie Cosmonaut: litheandnubile: JohnnyFark: Yeah, and I've got another 400 videos showing evidence of Sasquatch being alive and well, that doesn't necessarily make it farking so!

SUPPORT YOUR LOCAL POLICE, YOU ASSHOLES.

I very seriously doubt you have 400 videos of sasquatch

Well maybe if you count the Sasquatch porn... but connoisseurs prefer the literary touch.

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2020-07-16 2:49:25 PM  
lolmao500:
The police don't understand care they are protecting the scumbags killing them and their kids.

Fix'd it for you
 
2020-07-16 2:51:37 PM  

litheandnubile: you jagoffs need to stop saying full stop it makes you look like a pretentious twit full stop


Pot - Kettle much???
 
2020-07-16 2:51:58 PM  

JohnnyFark: Yeah, and I've got another 400 videos showing evidence of Sasquatch being alive and well, that doesn't necessarily make it farking so!

SUPPORT YOUR LOCAL POLICE, YOU ASSHOLES.


yes, because this stuff is just like "in search of"
 
2020-07-16 2:53:17 PM  
Yeah, no shiat.

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2020-07-16 2:54:18 PM  

JohnnyFark: Yeah, and I've got another 400 videos showing evidence of Sasquatch being alive and well, that doesn't necessarily make it farking so!


Really now? And how many of those videos is Sasquatch getting his ass LITERALLY beat to death by 5 or more armed men?? I mean no kink shaming but MAYBE get the blue d!ck out of your mouth before talking next time fascist.
 
2020-07-16 2:56:55 PM  
smunns:

If you think otherwise it's because you blindly hate anything the man says and your unable to think independently.

...umm...what does this article have anything to do with COVID... maybe some reading comprehension along with those "independent" *COUGH* bootlicking *COUGH* skills might be helpful too.
 
2020-07-16 3:05:14 PM  

litheandnubile: you jagoffs need to stop saying full stop it makes you look like a pretentious twit full stop


This comment is on point
 
2020-07-16 3:05:59 PM  

lenfromak: downstairs: I've only seen a very, very minuscule percentage of protesters dressed for a fight.  I have seen near 100% of police dressed for a fight.

As they should be.


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=n7Rm3​t​uMFTI
 
2020-07-16 3:10:00 PM  

give me doughnuts: downstairs: I've only seen a very, very minuscule percentage of protesters dressed for a fight.  I have seen near 100% of police dressed for a fight.


It's astonishing that when the police dress up in their riot gear they always manage to find one.


That's actually a really good point.
 
2020-07-16 3:12:18 PM  
Some of yall's breath smells like cop boot. That cop worship shiat is unAmerican as fark.
 
2020-07-16 3:16:24 PM  

OldJames: NewportBarGuy: Some people can't get an erection without beating a few unarmed civilians.

They're called Red Sox fans


I can't even disagree with this. You sonofabiatch. lol
 
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