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On the Milwaukee Riots - jordan179
August 14th, 2016
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On the Milwaukee Riots

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From:robby
Date:August 14th, 2016 06:51 pm (UTC)
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Oh here come all the internet tough guys! There are probably 100,000 guns in that part of Milwaukee. Do you want a week long urban gun battle? The police have effective tactics, so let them work them, so to minimize the violence to all concerned.
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From:ford_prefect42
Date:August 14th, 2016 11:43 pm (UTC)
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If one party is bent on murder, than one could easily argue that "minimizing violence" is to let yourself be killed.

"Minimizing violence" is not always the most desirable outcome. Particularly in a case like this where those committing the current violence have no interest in peace, and instead will just be waiting for the next opportunity to commit violence.

It's kind of a question of long term peace versus short term peace. Or, looked at differently, "Dane geld". We're buying temporary peace at the price that we allow animals to loot, pillage, burn, steal, and assault against civilization itself. Better to "have it out" now, because it'll only be worse next time.
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From:robby
Date:August 14th, 2016 11:50 pm (UTC)
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So you guys think it's time to start an extermination process? Count me out of the Fourth Reich.
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From:ford_prefect42
Date:August 14th, 2016 11:52 pm (UTC)
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I would *happily* exterminate anyone that attempted to beat me, steal my things, or burn down my home. Would you not?

I find your godwinization to be quite laughable.
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From:robby
Date:August 14th, 2016 11:57 pm (UTC)
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I'm out of here.
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From:ford_prefect42
Date:August 15th, 2016 12:00 am (UTC)
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Well, it ain't like you were contributing anything of value before.
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From:ford_prefect42
Date:August 15th, 2016 12:08 am (UTC)
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So, wait a minute, are you saying that you have a problem with defending yourself, your loved ones, and your property?
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From:banner
Date:August 15th, 2016 12:18 am (UTC)
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He's a troll or a coward. Possibly both.
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From:jordan179
Date:August 16th, 2016 11:16 am (UTC)
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Shooting violent criminals to keep them from burning down your city is genocide?
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From:harvey_rrit
Date:August 16th, 2016 05:03 pm (UTC)
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It's anti-barbarian, you effete civilized person!
From:galadrion
Date:August 16th, 2016 08:58 pm (UTC)
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So you guys think it's time to start an extermination process?

You're addressing this question to the wrong people. From their actions (and "By their fruits you shall know them"), the rioters clearly do believe this. So try again; this is another failed attempt to blame anyone other than the real perpetrator(s).
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From:banner
Date:August 15th, 2016 12:17 am (UTC)
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Yup, I want a week long gun battle. Though it really won't last that long. After the first dozen or so are shot, the rest will run away like the cowards they are.
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From:jordan179
Date:August 16th, 2016 11:15 am (UTC)
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Indeed ... there's no reaason to assume that the mobs attacked Milwaukee because they were brave, and every reason to assume that they did so because the Mayor was weak. BLM picks easy targets.

Can't blame them for this -- that's what terrorists do.
From:galadrion
Date:August 15th, 2016 10:48 am (UTC)
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Ah, an ad hominem attack, buttressed with a "slippery slope" argument. There are probably 100,000 guns in that part of Milwaukee. To counter that, there are probably more than a quarter-million guns around Dallas. How many week-long urban battles have there been in that part of country? How many riots, in fact? Clearly, this is a red herring approach.

An "internet tough guy", eh? Well, if that's the label which gets placed on a person who believes that actions should have consequences, then count me in. You don't want to know the label I consider your approach worthy of.

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From:jordan179
Date:August 16th, 2016 10:24 am (UTC)
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We're such "internet tough guys," asking for the laws to be enforced! What a radically-violent propsed policy!

There are probably 100,000 guns in that part of Milwaukee.

Are there 100 thousand rebels willing to use those guns to fight people who are shooting back at them? Or are you envisioning the guns getting up on their hind legs and fighting of their own accord?

Do you want a week long urban gun battle?

If it's necessary to stop the rioters from burning down whole neighborhoods and turning them into "no go" zones for whites and police officers ... YES!. Each dead rioters is one who will never riot again.

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From:allaboutweather
Date:August 16th, 2016 01:09 pm (UTC)
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It's sad that enforcing the law is now considered "being radical" and "racist". :(

If the BLM thugs ate lead, that'll reduce their recidivism rate to zero. ;)
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