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    (Original post by Connor27)
    The first paragraph is just laughable, I called you out on your BS and you decide to try and deflect it onto me, not happening mate, I'm perfectly sound of mind right now and prepared to explain to you how much of a ****ing imbecile you are.

    So apparently black people get longer sentences and treated worse for the same crimes, tell that to these two:

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    The white kid got death row, the black kid gets to spend the rest of his life in prison, DESPITE KILLING MORE PEOPLE.

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    I'm not quite sure what you motives are here? Since your were the person who brought race into the equation (White Privilege) when the comment you replied to was clearly about privilege based on class and socio-economic status.

    The fact you have attempted to use 1 example (ignoring the fact wasn't even factually accurate #) to proclaim that the United States criminal justice system isn't institutionally racist is laughable.

    # - The main reason why Lee Boyd Malvo was not sentenced to death is because a jury in Virginia in 1 of his many capital murder trials decided life in prison without parole was more appropriate probably due to his mental state and the suspected child abuse by John Allen Muhammad.

    But the politically motivation was for him to be executed i.e. the state of Maryland openly extradited him to Virginia (with the agreement of the other jurisdictions effected by the murder spree) instead of just prosecuting him themselves because Virginia was 1 of the few states in which minors were being convicted of capital murder and were actively being executed at the time.

    Furthermore in 2005 a completely unrelated case reached the US supreme court which found that it is unconstitutional to impose capital punishment for crimes committed while under the age of 18 as a result of this supreme court case the Virginian government abandoned it efforts to pursue him for anymore capital murder charges in the hope a jury would sentence him to death.

    I not sure why your attempting to claim this is was due to Malvo's race. But I suspect you have fallen for good old fashioned divide and rule where blaming/ vilifying someone different to you especially based on skin colour or religion as gaining special treatment diverts attention for questioning the real reason for you frustration - the divide between the rich and poor.
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    (Original post by MaffsIsFun)
    What a misleading title! These aren't protesters - they're rioters. No peaceful protestors are being punished in any way, and rightly so, but these thugs deserve some custodial sentence... 10 years however seems excessive in the extreme.

    This has a long way to go yet. There are clearly accusations and counter-accusations here.


    https://www.washingtonpost.com/local...=.58af250fa153
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    (Original post by Connor27)
    The first paragraph is just laughable, I called you out on your BS and you decide to try and deflect it onto me, not happening mate, I'm perfectly sound of mind right now and prepared to explain to you how much of a ****ing imbecile you are.

    So apparently black people get longer sentences and treated worse for the same crimes, tell that to these two:

    Attachment 613668

    You want to know the sentences?

    The white kid got death row, the black kid gets to spend the rest of his life in prison, DESPITE KILLING MORE PEOPLE.

    Attachment 613670


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    It is called perception. One judge whilst one particular judge might have give the white guy death, another judge with different opinions could have actually game him life imprisionment. Additionally there are other factors that play into the scentence other than how many people he killed, and motive.

    The fact is that not every judge is the same.
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    (Original post by JohnGreek)
    Good. Anarchists deserve to be removed from society.
    These so called 'anarchists' are the only people with brains who intend to take down the corrupt political system. Trump or Clinton, makes no difference as they both have been brought by the corporations and the banks. Unfortunately today's people are too brain-dead to see through the whole illusion.
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    Sounds like a lot of alternative fact to me.
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    (Original post by nulli tertius)
    This has a long way to go yet. There are clearly accusations and counter-accusations here.


    https://www.washingtonpost.com/local...=.58af250fa153
    You dont honestly think people will read links?. Everything is very simple and straightforward in TSR world.
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    This news is, in fact, wonderful. These people committed crimes and are not getting away with it like people so often do in these situations. Disgusting to allow anyone who partakes in this type of activity to not serve jail time and hopefully the long sentences will be an example for any others who want to break stuff and commit crime to further their personal agendas.
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    (Original post by 08hussainf)
    These so called 'anarchists' are the only people with brains who intend to take down the corrupt political system. Trump or Clinton, makes no difference as they both have been brought by the corporations and the banks. Unfortunately today's people are too brain-dead to see through the whole illusion.
    And replace it with an even worse one

    it's always that tiny minority that thinks that they're ssoooo special that they can spot the incredible lies and manipulation everyone else is subject to...
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    Just looks like anarchists. Therea a difference between charged and convicted and I wouldnt get your hopes up on up to ten years. Charges will be subject to plea bargaining.

    AlsoThe DM isnt the best source. I believe it has the fine out by a factor of 10.
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    Maximum of 10 years. None of them will get anything near that. The penalty is left broad enough to punish the worst possible cases with such a sentence. These people won't get much if anything.
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    All I saw was violent hateful people who agree with democracy only when it suits them. Would they be protesting if Trump was a black man - no. Would they be protesting if Trump was gay - no. Would they be protesting if Trump was a woman - no. He is a white heterosexual American male and that's what they don't like!

    Personally I think they need a custodial sentence so that the message gets through to all the other libtards that you cannot try to stop democracy.
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    (Original post by jape)
    Seconding both of these. Pretty miffed by the bull**** sticky thing on the side of the site misrepresenting the facts of the issue as much as is humanly possible. If it wasn't deliberate then someone needs to remove their rosy contact lenses.
    It is TSR's new clickbait policy, the more clickbaity the titles they put there the more people click and the more ad revenue they get.

    That's TSR, nothing more than clickbait.
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    Protesters arrested on Inauguration Day face up to 10 years in prison and/or fines if convicted under felony charges.
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    They're not protestors at all, and I don't care if they might have a slight anarchist motivation. They were vandalising banks and shops for no real reason. It would have served no purpose in putting their point across. All they've done is destroy any chance the actual protestors had of getting their point across. As soon as protests devolve into riots, they're no longer likely to be acknowledged for the point they were trying to make. It's entirely counter-productive.

    So as a liberal who doesn't like Trump(though I dislike Hilary more, but that's besides the point), I support arresting these vandals entirely. Get them off the streets so that real protestors can start presenting real arguments for change. (Although they really shouldn't be protesting the idea of Trump being President. There's no point. He is now President. Get over that, and focus on convincing his Senate and Congress to fight against those of his policies that you hate so much.)
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    This thread is so misleading

    They're talking about people who smashed up stores, ironically Starbucks (who's owned was against Trump?) set fire to cars...

    They MAY face up to 10 years.. most likely they'll face fine and community service.
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    (Original post by ChaoticButterfly)
    He's petty authoritarian **** head. Why would he do that?
    To show that he understands how deeply divided the country is feeling right now; to show congruent clemency, attempt to adopt the moral high ground, and to seek peace and reconciliation. Just like Putin staying quiet in the wake of ridiculous punitive US reprisals following accusations of hacking, it would be a strategic master-stroke, in my view. Granted, not one we can expect from Trump
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    (Original post by cbreef)
    Bit more to it than that.
    There isn't really. They lost so now they don't like democracy anymore. Before you mention the electoral college do bare in mind these people would have no problem with the electoral college had Hillary won


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    (Original post by sayan98)
    So people can't protest in a democracy? Is that not the whole point of a democracy.
    Of course people can protest in a democracy (for all the good it does...) but wanting to live in a democracy and protesting against the inauguration of a democratically elected president makes you an idiot
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    (Original post by Underscore__)
    There isn't really. They lost so now they don't like democracy anymore. Before you mention the electoral college do bare in mind these people would have no problem with the electoral college had Hillary won


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    It shows that they are willing to take a stand if he tries anything OTT
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    (Original post by cbreef)
    It shows that they are willing to take a stand if he tries anything OTT
    Because there have been so many successful protests...

    It shows little more than how hypocritical a lot of people are


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