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5 cops killed, more injured during protests against police in Dallas

Discussion in 'Sports and News' started by Baron Scicluna, Jul 7, 2016.

  1. Baron Scicluna

    Baron Scicluna Well-Known Member

    Last edited: Jul 8, 2016
  2. Riptide

    Riptide Well-Known Member

    DMN: Carlos Harris, who lives downtown, told the newspaper that
    the shooters "were strategic. It was tap tap pause. Tap tap pause."
  3. bigpern23

    bigpern23 Well-Known Member

    Open carry state, FWIW.

    These last couple days have just been sickening.
  4. Double Down

    Double Down Well-Known Member

    America is a powder keg, on the verge of exploding. This is really bad.
    LongTimeListener likes this.
  5. Riptide

    Riptide Well-Known Member

    It's like the 1960s all over again.
  6. Mr. Sunshine

    Mr. Sunshine Well-Known Member

    We could use some leadership. But we're not gonna get it. Just more lectures, rants and lies.
  7. dixiehack

    dixiehack Well-Known Member

  8. WriteThinking

    WriteThinking Well-Known Member

    Why did I suddenly get a vision of JFK in his motorcade in my head upon seeing this?

    Double Down is right. Unfortunately.

    Yeah, let's "protest" shootings by policemen by...more shooting...policemen.
    Smallpotatoes likes this.
  9. Mr. Sunshine

    Mr. Sunshine Well-Known Member

    This ends any chance the BLM movement had at gaining anything resembling widespread legitimacy. And protests in the near future are almost certain to get ugly.
  10. Smash Williams

    Smash Williams Well-Known Member

    It could be a Manson-like attempt to start Helter Skelter. It could be people who think the BLM movement isn't militant enough. It could be terrorists wanting to kill people for maximum carnage who had no connection to either side. The reaction to this will largely be based on that.

    I'm a Dallas native, and it's a really hard thing to wrap my head around it happening in my city. The only thing I hope it results in right now is proving this dumb idea that open carry somehow makes things safer is idiocy.

    (Oh, and the person pictured above actually isn't a suspect - he was videotaped, with his weapon, standing on the street during the shootings. He turned the weapon over to officers immediately in the aftermath, but I'm guessing the communication from those didn't make it up the chain of command in the chaos. He's turned himself in as a protective measure, but it's pretty clear he wasn't involved.)
  11. HanSenSE

    HanSenSE Well-Known Member

    But Bengzahi! Tranny restrooms! Emails! Star of David! You know, important stuff! [/bluefont]
  12. TheSportsPredictor

    TheSportsPredictor Well-Known Member

    Clevelanders have been worried this type of bullshit will happen during the GOP Convention. Don't even need that to attract craziness.
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