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Rival Gangs Enter Partnership to Assassinate Baltimore Police Officers (updated 3x)

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posted on Apr, 27 2015 @ 03:22 PM
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a reply to: BuzzyWigs

Hope people can see the similarities between what is happening in the US and operations like the Arab Spring.
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posted on Apr, 27 2015 @ 03:22 PM
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originally posted by: Awolscout

originally posted by: Skid Mark
a reply to: SkepticOverlord

It just never ends. I almost get the feeling that somebody is behind the scenes stirring things up with these protests. How many does this make in the last year or so?


Someone is behind the scenes: Racist cops abusing their power and murdering people and getting away with it.

All the protests are just decades of pent up anger, finally finding a voice. FTP.


I agree. People complaining about those who are fed up haven't had to live under a bootheel their entire lives. Far too many want to label someone a criminal without first looking at the entire system itself and the way it oppresses being the REAL crime today:



It goes well beyond being guilty, or even just running from the cops. There’s this story in your book where this young man wants to get a state I.D. during the time he’s clean (i.e. free of warrants). But he just sits there—this big tough guy—and he can’t bring himself to go in.

If you’re part of this class, it means you don’t go to the hospital when you’re sick. You’re wary of visiting friends in the hospital, or attending their funerals. Driving your kid to school can be daunting. You don’t have a driver’s license or I.D. Most of the time, you can’t seek legal employment. You can’t get help from the government. It comes from, partly, growing up in a neighborhood where you’ve watched your uncles and brothers go to jail, and your aunts and mom entangled in the court system without ever getting free.

You note that women in particular face a great deal of police pressure to inform or cooperate in some fashion.

In a poll I did of the women [living in the four block radius of 6th Street], 67% said that they’d been pressured by the police to provide information on a male family member or partner in the last 3 years. If you’ve got a low-level warrant or some probation issue, you can be violated by authorities if you don’t inform when asked. So you’re really talking about a policing system that hinges on turning families against each other and sowing a lot of suspicion and distrust. It’s very ironic that people blame the breakdown of black family life on the number of black men behind bars when the policing strategies that put them there are exactly about breaking those family bonds.

It seems like once you have a family member in trouble, you could be in trouble by association.

In terms of public policy, we’re having the opposite effect that we want to see. We should be encouraging people to go work, to go to the hospital when they’re sick, to get a proper I.D. We should be making those paths stronger and easier to follow. Now we have a system where, to avoid staying out of jail, you have to avoid your friends, your family, your job. All of those are pressure points that can be used by the police to get to you.

And as long as we have a policing model that’s based on arrest counts and convictions, as long as there’s a legal right to bring in people for things like court fees or traffic fines or technical violations of parole, your ‘re creating a class of people who are arrestable on sight—a fugitive class. And then the people who don’t have these legal entanglements but are still worried that something might come up, are this secondary “maybe” fugitive class.

What’s amazing is how this subculture is almost completely based around the criminal justice system. Almost all social interactions have adapted to it.

Once you have so many young men in a neighborhood coming of age not at school or work, but in court, in probation hearings, in jail, then the whole round of social life—dating, friendship, family—it actually all gets moved into those institutions. So your first time visiting your boyfriend in jail is a big day. Supporting your husband on his court date is how you show your devotion to him. Standing in front of your house while it’s being raided by police looking for your son is what a good mother does. It’s not about checking tests, going to soccer practice or parent-teacher conferences. It’s going to fight for the freedom of your children.

And running--from the police, from the legal system-- is central to all this, from a very early age.

I know this guy driving his 11 year old brother to school in his girlfriend’s car when he got stopped. Turns out that the car was stolen, so the cops charged the guy with receiving stolen property. And then they charged the 11 year old with accessory to receiving stolen property, and gave him 3 years of probation. So from now on this 11 year old is in legal jeopardy. Any less-than-positive encounter with the police could mean a violation of his probation, and send him straight to juvenile hall for the entire three years. He could be out past curfew, or sitting on the stoop with his brother’s friends, or asked to inform—anything could lead to a violation.

So now his older brother sits him down and teaches him the basics of running. How to spot undercover officers and cars. How to negotiate a stop without escalating it. How to find a hiding place. Teaching his little brother to do this becomes what being a big brother is all about.


www.alternet.org...

There is only so much running that can be done until there is no place left to run to..I am not saying violence is right. I am saying it is wrong no matter who perpetuates it, including the system itself.
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posted on Apr, 27 2015 @ 03:24 PM
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Where's the leadership?????????



posted on Apr, 27 2015 @ 03:24 PM
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a reply to: burdman30ott6

Even with some rubber bullets, you can bet there is plenty of good old fashioned ammunition at any protest.



posted on Apr, 27 2015 @ 03:24 PM
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originally posted by: burdman30ott6

originally posted by: SkepticOverlord
This just came in via Twitter, one minute ago…


Looks like something from Gaza.


No, if it was Gaza, the cops would have employed "Disproportionate Response" in a masterful way and these protests would be pretty much squelched by now.


Yeah if this was Gaza there would be dead children, drone strikes, snipers, tanks etc. We're not there yet.



posted on Apr, 27 2015 @ 03:25 PM
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originally posted by: SkepticOverlord
This just came in via Twitter, one minute ago…


Looks like something from Gaza.



Except the people in Gaza are a lot more civilized than these animals. This is going to get real ugly, real fast before all said and done.



posted on Apr, 27 2015 @ 03:25 PM
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originally posted by: Daedal
Where's the leadership?????????



In on it.



posted on Apr, 27 2015 @ 03:25 PM
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originally posted by: Daedal
Where's the leadership?????????


I believe we tend to assasinate them as a society as soon as they raise their heads and speak up...JFK..MLK..RFK..for example.


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posted on Apr, 27 2015 @ 03:27 PM
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Well looks like a bunch of nothing compared to what can really break out. Guess the police are lucky so far that no ringleader had popped up that knows anything about tactics. Sure their still doing damaged and a danger but it can be a lot worse. That's does not seem to be much different so far from the other riot break outs.

If this dose not blow up big time I expect it to die away in three days.



posted on Apr, 27 2015 @ 03:28 PM
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a reply to: Serdgiam

So do I. This is insane.

Here's me: STOP GIVING THEM ATTENTION!!!

I CAN'T STOP WATCHING!!!!

Seriously. False flag? All orchestrated????

I am stupefied.



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posted on Apr, 27 2015 @ 03:30 PM
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Oh no, more rioting by the poor, oppresed collective.

How much longer will this # be tolerated.

These "people" on the street should'nt be treated as victims of police oppresion, or victims of the system, because they're not.

They are rioting "for fun and profit" as they they'll without doubt torch a few shops and steal new tv's etc.

As someone pointed out yesterday, the hood rats rioting were actually SMILING while they burnt other people's cars.


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posted on Apr, 27 2015 @ 03:33 PM
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Okay, so - has anyone seen any blood? Or do we just have damage???

Is this all just an act? How much are the pilots being paid? How many of the kids???

Wow. I mean really - this is too surreal to be ..... real.



posted on Apr, 27 2015 @ 03:34 PM
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Dozens of rioters surrounded and destroyed a police cruiser…


Also reports of lots of arrests.



posted on Apr, 27 2015 @ 03:36 PM
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a reply to: SkepticOverlord

Yep, I was watching them beat on the car....and the heli pilot kept filming it.
It's just very confusing.....

uh oh - *breaking* a cop unresponsive.
Okay, yeah.....library lock-down.

It's real.
SICKENINGLY real.
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posted on Apr, 27 2015 @ 03:38 PM
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WHEN DID WE START HAVING this?
Cops vs Gang-bangers? What the hell?????????!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

sigh surreal



posted on Apr, 27 2015 @ 03:39 PM
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a reply to: BuzzyWigs

7 serious officer injuries, some broken bones, and yes, blood. www.baltimoresun.com... This article says 6 officers hurt, but the breaking news on my TV says 7, and blood was seen on camera when they loaded an officer in the ambulance.
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posted on Apr, 27 2015 @ 03:41 PM
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Is Twitter blocking baltimore searches? Searched Baltimore and didn't even come up with any Raven or Orioles tweets.



posted on Apr, 27 2015 @ 03:43 PM
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So the rioters want blood..so let them have it, their own.

A message for the rioters :

BE CAREFULL WHAT YOU WISH FOR, YOU MIGHT GET IT...
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posted on Apr, 27 2015 @ 03:44 PM
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a reply to: BuzzyWigs

I'm asking myself the same question, this has been brewing for quite sometimes, to what we see right now, what will be the end result a more militarized police that will allow them to be more protected, from rioters and protesters.

I see major changes coming out of all this in our nations police force, because we citizens are too dangerous this days.

I can bet that the police will not be the losers on this one.



posted on Apr, 27 2015 @ 03:44 PM
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looting at CVS


www.wbaltv.com...
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