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Old 07-10-2016, 03:15 PM   #46
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Mr. Micah Xavier Johnson is not done killing innocent people just because he is dead!! Negros in these United States will do a lot of suffering, and dying, for an awful lot of years, because of his actions against the police!! Mr. Johnson was not a criminal fleeing from a crime that he had just committed; Mr. Johnson was on a suicide mission to kill police officers!! His hatred and killing is just going to get a lot of innocent people killed in the near and far future!! Mr. Johnson's actions there those of someone unconcerned with his life, and the lives of his race!! The history of the negro in these United States of America is a history of brutal suffering and atrocities; only the native Indians have suffered more!! Only an idiot would do what he has done!!

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Old 07-10-2016, 03:23 PM   #47
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Mr. Johnson's actions there those of someone unconcerned with his life, and the lives of his race!!
Correct, but also unfortunately you will have a few that will try to carry on his sick twisted message, sadly this will not be the last shooting against police and it will continue on. I wish I were wrong, but somehow I am not.
 
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Of course there will be other idiots that believe that their violence is the only answer to anything!! This is going to be one hot summer of bloodshed in these United States of America from coast to coast!! Human nature being what it is; and politicians being who they are, this whirlwind of hatred is already well in motion!!
 
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At: http://thinkprogress.org/justice/201.../alva-braziel/
you can watch another unarmed Texas man with his hands up being gunned down by police officers as seen from a gas station camera!! You can also watch the reactions of the witnesses to this shooting!!

This is the brutal reality of racism!!
 
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you can watch another unarmed Texas man with his hands up being gunned down by police officers as seen from a gas station camera!! You can also watch the reactions of the witnesses to this shooting!!

This is the brutal reality of racism!!
If it is indeed established that no gun was actually pointed and he did have his hands up, and the camera confirms that then at that point I do support the prosecution of the police officer in question.

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Old 07-10-2016, 07:21 PM   #51
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If it is indeed established that no gun was actually pointed and he did have his hands up, and the camera confirms that then at that point I do support the prosecution of the police officer in question.
There will be no prosecution " the officers feared for their lives or they thought he was a wanted criminal "!! And to make matters even worse the general public will be taxed for the " wrongful death " and the burial and everything will go on as usual!! That is the true reality in these situations!!
 
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Not that I am defending the cop on this, but considering the current atmosphere I could see why he acted the way he did, but considering this was a wrongful killing , he SHOULD be held accountable and prosecuted.
 
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What should be the way of the " book " never is indeed fact; even with photos or videos entered into evidence in a court of law!! District attorneys, judges, and politicians will bend over backwards making sure that the police are never held accountable!! Juries will also enter a courtroom already slanted to accept any story presented by any police officer!! Sometimes the F.B.I. takes a case into federal court and that is the only place that maybe police will be found at fault!! This has been going on for hundreds of years; the only difference now is that cameras are everywhere!! Neither you nor I can do anything about the storm that is coming; this is the country that we live within, this is the country we will both watch fall apart!!
 
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Neither you nor I can do anything about the storm that is coming; this is the country that we live within, this is the country we will both watch fall apart!!
I dunno man, Canada is looking rather good right about now, so I might be watching it fall apart from the outside.
 
Old 07-10-2016, 08:53 PM   #55
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I don't condone the attacks whatsoever, but I guess that's what happen when you have a legal system where cops can kill black people for no reason and get away with that.

OT: BTW, the opposition to the government in my country has killed many cops and civilians in the last years and anytime someone is jailed for these crimes, the US gov say they're worried about the civil rights of the opposition supporters and blah, blah, blah. Their double standard is really outrageous: if it happens in the US it's terrorism, but if it happens here and our government takes action, then they say they're worried about the "rights" of the "peaceful protesters". Plain cynicism.
 
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Whenever I go to the post office there is always a line of people seeking passports!! The gun stores are doing a booming business and ammunition is always in short supply!! Many U.S government agencies are stockpiling weapons and ammunition in preparation for the " civil unrest that is expected "!! The bailout of the big banks with taxpayer money was the last straw for Joe six-pack who is ready to do to the government what the colonials did with the tea in the harbor centuries ago!! The blatant hypocrisy, the wars, the drone killings, the lies, etc. etc. have brought us to Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump and the unavoidable chaos that no one will be able to stop!! We are hellbent on destroying ourselves no matter what!! I'm old with not much life left; but the idiots running things just might blow the world up to maintain their many delusions!!
 
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ping odiseo77 - Please allow me to gently suggest that expecting the US or any group of more than 10 people to exhibit a single view is likely unrealistic and doomed to failure and disappointment. There is a worldwide cliche quoted here

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Eighteen years old and not a liberal - no heart.
Thirty years old and still a liberal - no brains
Whether one subscribes to this point of view is immaterial. What matters is that it does point out that even individuals change viewpoint over time. This means all groups are divided at some levels. The US, being one of the first "Melting Pots", may be more divided than most. It strikes me as interesting that many problems the US faced years ago are just now becoming problems in countries with a more homogenous population. If you think we are outrageous let me inform you that many citizens agree with you but don't stop just at our borders. It is a human condition. We all struggle to find our way.
 
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ping odiseo77 - Please allow me to gently suggest that expecting the US or any group of more than 10 people to exhibit a single view is likely unrealistic and doomed to failure and disappointment. There is a worldwide cliche quoted here
I'm not talking about the US as a country, but about the US government specifically, which is made up by people with pretty much the same points of view, ideology, interests, etc. (or so I suppose).
 
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I suspect that most government officials everywhere are just like the government officials in the U.S.A. in that they always abuse their power over others the longer that they stay in office!! I had a " government job " for 14 years and eventually it turned me into an alcoholic because I could not suppress or remove my moral upbringing!! Good people either get poisoned by government service or they get out of government service!! Humans do not stop being who they really are no matter what profession they engage in; we all are human beings and we all have faults!!
 
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I'm not talking about the US as a country, but about the US government specifically, which is made up by people with pretty much the same points of view, ideology, interests, etc. (or so I suppose).
Perhaps at one time but I rather much doubt it since their was a world of differences even among our revered Founding Fathers. Alexander Hamilton was an aristocrat who also happened to own most of the newspapers when The Articles of Confederation was drafted and passed and he worked to kill it. Meanwhile, Patrick Henry was an intellectual and a complete Libertarian as well as Humanitarian who may have actually believed that "all men are created equal" didn't just mean landowners. Most recently we elected G.W. Bush and then Barack Obama. Could they be any more different? Plus, Republicans managed a hard line "Party of No" stance that very much altered what Obama could ever hope to accomplish. That said, there is one near constant but that exists in every government across the entire spectrum - The (modified) Golden Rule -- He who has the gold, makes the rules. Right? and the masses are treated like mushrooms, larhely kept in the dark and fed shit.

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