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originally posted by: Chadwickus
a reply to: notsure1
But I saw the defenders wearing motorcycle helmets and wielding baseball bats.
They must of planned ahead to 'defend' themselves.
originally posted by: infolurker
originally posted by: OtherSideOfTheCoin
a reply to: toysforadults
I am all for calling out antifata when they use violence but you cannot deny that there is pointless violence on both sides.
They both deserve to be called out for this, they are both guilty.
Pretty pathetic that this is what grass roots American politics has turned into
You are correct sir. There are some very bad actors in that "Proud Boy" group who attends these Patriot Prayer meetings.
Antifa is the embodiment of commie klan / jihad like group right down to their little masks.
I say get them both out as they are a public menace.
originally posted by: MissCoyote
a reply to: OtherSideOfTheCoin
I know a few that were their at the gathering that were physically assaulted trying to escape.....
One of which got arrested for DEFENDING himself. Which he was getting punched and kicked while in a choke hold. Its sad. He didnt start anything yet he became a victim of violence for his personal beliefs.
originally posted by: annoyedpharmacist
Ok, just watched the video, and that was no smoke bomb. did you hear how loud that was? Probably a m-80 type. those can easily take someone's hand off and are not to be messed with, or thrown at other people. That said, I can not tell from the video who threw it.....whoever did should be arrested. bottom line.
ETA: if someone threw an m-80 at me, they would be in for a world of hurt (assuming I didnt have my face blown off)
originally posted by: RalagaNarHallas
www.youtube.com... ukranians use catapults and shield walls for their protests
www.youtube.com... here is a longer version of OP's video
korean protestors seem to be fans of fire www.youtube.com... and flame throwers but this was military vs police so probally a bit more disciplined then your average riot
so id say compared to alot of the world it was a pretty tame riot in portland but unless those were flash bangs or stingers going off bit too many explosives being used for my liking
originally posted by: matafuchs
Those who resist want another Charlottesville to rally around. It is sad and sick. These AntiFa guys are a joke. Seriously.