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At least 2 police officers have been shot during a BLM protest. watch

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    It is not confirmed whether it was a supporter of BLM or not.

    http://www.9news.com.au/world/2016/0...-two-black-men

    4 police officers is dead

    Multiple shooters said to have people in buildings shooting down

    Apparently they have planted a bomb.
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    Live by the sword, die by the sword.
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    I live very close to Dallas.

    BLM is a very radical group, and I don't like what they're doing to our country. Things have changed since Ferguson. It made us very aware that we have very different ideas about what America is and should be.

    I know that not all Black people believe in this stuff, but I think this is definitely worsening racial tension in the US.

    Just look at what PrincePaul above me said. That pretty much says it all about BLM and their aims. They are a genuine threat to this country, and I see them as nothing less.
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    Some BLM people really want to unite people and then there are people like this
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    (Original post by jeremy1988)
    I live very close to Dallas.

    BLM is a very radical group, and I don't like what they're doing to our country. Things have changed since Ferguson. It made us very aware that we have very different ideas about what America is and should be.

    I know that not all Black people believe in this stuff, but I think this is definitely worsening racial tension in the US.

    Just look at what PrincePaul above me said. That pretty much says it all about BLM and their aims. They are a genuine threat to this country, and I see them as nothing less.
    Don't you think that a primary cause of racial tension in the US is the police brutality and fatal force employed against people of color, rather than the protests, anger, and pain that are its result?
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    (Original post by Assan)
    Don't you think that a primary cause of racial tension in the US is the police brutality and fatal force employed against people of color, rather than the protests, anger, and pain that are its result?
    That's what they'd have you believe. But this is largely propaganda. Many of the instances they cite as "evidence" of police brutality are actually controversial. It also ignores instances of police doing similar things to White people in similar situations.They show things out of context, try to portray themselves as victims, and get everyone angry. Statistics do not back them up unless they're cherry-picked.

    They have a specific agenda. You can't take what they're saying at face value. Barack Obama is directly involved with the organizers of this movement, and rarely speaks out against it strongly. If anything, he stokes the fires.
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    Black Lives Matter just want to create chaos and it is a racist and very unhelpful "movement". I've just seen a Youtube video where a black person was called a "coon" for daring to say that there are problems in the black community. I NEVER hear of black people outside of America complaining or any other racial group complaining. I know America is somewhat unique, but African-Americans seem to do nothing but blame other people for their problems. The bitterness is palpable and it's not going to solve anything.

    Every time a black person is killed, other facts which put the blame on the person involved are ignored and the incident is labelled as racist regardless of the facts. I don't know anything about this incident, but I did hear that they were trying to disrupt pride earlier. They are a mess.
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    I don't think that every instance presented by BLM is necessarily police brutality. But some are. And BLM are not the only people saying this; scientists, researchers, academics, lawyers, and people in contact with the criminal justice system do confirm that racism is real, prevalent, and systemic. You absolutely have to accept that racial injustice is real, violent, and prevalent, police corruption and violence is real, violent, and prevalent before we can continue, or there is really nothing to say.
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    (Original post by jeremy1988)
    That's what they'd have you believe. But this is largely propaganda. Many of the instances they cite as "evidence" of police brutality are actually controversial. It also ignores instances of police doing similar things to White people in similar situations.They show things out of context, try to portray themselves as victims, and get everyone angry. Statistics do not back them up unless they're cherry-picked.

    They have a specific agenda. You can't take what they're saying at face value. Barack Obama is directly involved with the organizers of this movement, and rarely speaks out against it strongly. If anything, he stokes the fires.
    If cops treated black people with dignity this would have never happened. A sad truth.
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    And it's not even just that cops brutalise black people. It's also because they get away with it far too often. So it's no surprise to me that some will take justice into their own hands. Not when the justice system is such a failure.
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    This must be at least partly about Texas having crazy gun laws where people can openly walk the streets carrying deadly weapons, even in demonstrations.
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    God bless America aye?
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    The only thing that stops a bad guy with a sniper, is a good guy with a sniper.

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    (Original post by Mathemagicien)
    The cops should just keep out of black areas then, better for everyone
    I don't think downtown Dallas is a black area
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    (Original post by HucktheForde)
    The only thing that stops a bad guy with a sniper, is a good guy with a sniper.

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    Or a drone strike
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    (Original post by joecphillips)
    Or a drone strike
    Tank might work too..
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    (Original post by Assan)
    Don't you think that a primary cause of racial tension in the US is the police brutality and fatal force employed against people of color, rather than the protests, anger, and pain that are its result?
    Funny that almost twice as many whites are killed by the US police than blacks

    That blacks are more likely to kill cops than be killed by cops.

    http://www.dailywire.com/news/7264/5...-aaron-bandler
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    (Original post by joecphillips)
    It is not confirmed whether it was a supporter of BLM or not.

    http://www.9news.com.au/world/2016/0...-two-black-men

    4 police officers is dead

    Multiple shooters said to have people in buildings shooting down

    Apparently they have planted a bomb.
    Spoiler:
    Show
    Some footage recorded during the shooting
    https://m.facebook.com/story.php?sto...576517454&_rdr
    Is it bad that I don't particularly think this is a bad thing? I'm usually very pro-police, especially as I have family in the UK police force, but part of me can't help but think ''Yeah, karma, *****es''
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    (Original post by AngryRedhead)
    Is it bad that I don't particularly think this is a bad thing? I'm usually very pro-police, especially as I have family in the UK police force, but part of me can't help but think ''Yeah, karma, *****es''
    Erm, yes it is 'bad', in fact it's vile.
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    (Original post by The Roast)
    Erm, yes it is 'bad', in fact it's vile.
    Why? They got what they give. Not the individual officers in question, but the american police are ****ed in general
 
 
 
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