Antifa and wearing masks.

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Antifa and wearing masks.

Post by Abdul Alhazred » Mon Aug 06, 2018 5:54 pm

Berkeley police arrest 20, seize 'dozens of weapons' at opposing protests (Fox)

This story is not about masks, though it is about Antifa who have often been denounced for wearing masks in public.

Not getting soft on Antifa in a general way ...
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If you had such a face, wouldn't you at least be tempted to wear a mask in public? :lmao:
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Re: Antifa and wearing masks.

Post by Skeeve » Mon Aug 06, 2018 6:36 pm

Abdul Alhazred wrote:
Mon Aug 06, 2018 5:54 pm
Berkeley police arrest 20, seize 'dozens of weapons' at opposing protests (Fox)

This story is not about masks, though it is about Antifa who have often been denounced for wearing masks in public.

Not getting soft on Antifa in a general way ...
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If you had such a face, wouldn't you at least be tempted to wear a mask in public? :lmao:
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Hrm... Well, I guess all of the soy-boy and junior feminist types are still on summer vacation...don't worry, they'll be back.
Then Skank Of America could start in...

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Re: Antifa and wearing masks.

Post by gnome » Mon Aug 06, 2018 7:03 pm

It's funny what results you get when you conflate extreme stereotypes.
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Re: Antifa and wearing masks.

Post by WildCat » Mon Aug 06, 2018 10:48 pm

There's more.
Of course, these people don't even exist according to RCC.
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Post by WildCat » Mon Aug 06, 2018 10:55 pm

Meanwhile, in Portland, people are shocked, shocked that the police appeared to target the Antifa thugs who were attacking demonstrators and police and vandalizing property and not targeting the people who weren't attacking police and protesters and vandalizing property.
The police chief in Portland, Ore., is calling for an investigation into the use of force by the city's officers during a protest reportedly organized by right-wing militants.

Police Chief Danielle Outlaw announced the investigation on Sunday after allegations by multiple groups that Portland officers appeared to target counterprotesters more forcefully than rally organizers on Saturday, according to The Associated Press.

Outlaw reportedly directed the department to begin an internal investigation into whether the force used adhered to policing guidelines.

The Oregon chapter of the Council on American-Islamic Relations and the Portland chapter of the Democratic Socialists of America said in a joint statement that the police "targeted Portland residents peacefully counter-protesting against racist far-right groups, including white supremacists, white nationalists, and neo-Nazi gangs."

The Oregon branch of the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) also weighed in with a statement calling the Portland police department's response "completely unacceptable in a free society," according to the AP.

“The repeated use of excessive force, and the targeting of demonstrators based on political beliefs are a danger to the First Amendment rights of all people," David Rogers, the head of the Oregon ACLU, said in a statement on Sunday. "We call on the Portland Police Bureau, Mayor [Ted] Wheeler, and Chief Outlaw to immediately end the use of weapons, munitions, and explosives against protesters."
http://thehill.com/blogs/blog-briefing- ... at-protest

Because it's so unfair when both sides aren't arrested equally! Holy fucking shit the world is getting insane.
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Re: Antifa and wearing masks.

Post by gnome » Tue Aug 07, 2018 2:36 am

Since the ACLU defended "Unite The Right" having the right to demonstrate back in 2017, could it be that they are responding to the circumstances rather than the ideology of those involved?

They didn't claim that police had to arrest "equally". They claimed that police targeted demonstrators based on their beliefs instead of their behavior.

Now, they need to establish that--but your description is still lacking.
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Re: Antifa and wearing masks.

Post by Giz » Tue Aug 07, 2018 2:39 am

Masks? It's just they're terribly comfortable. I think everyone will be wearing them in the future.

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Re: Antifa and wearing masks.

Post by WildCat » Tue Aug 07, 2018 3:00 am

gnome wrote:
Tue Aug 07, 2018 2:36 am
Since the ACLU defended "Unite The Right" having the right to demonstrate back in 2017, could it be that they are responding to the circumstances rather than the ideology of those involved?
The ACLU has walked that back and have since become SJWs defending only leftists.
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Re: Antifa and wearing masks.

Post by Witness » Tue Aug 07, 2018 3:09 am

Our local antifa (who did some manifesting damage ~ 5 years ago – masks, including gas masks, have since been prohibited) look exactly the same. They must crave originality and independent thought.

Let's say their attire is a political fashion statement, but to my eyes it looks like cosplay. :roll:

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Re: Antifa and wearing masks.

Post by gnome » Tue Aug 07, 2018 7:24 pm

WildCat wrote:
Tue Aug 07, 2018 3:00 am
gnome wrote:
Tue Aug 07, 2018 2:36 am
Since the ACLU defended "Unite The Right" having the right to demonstrate back in 2017, could it be that they are responding to the circumstances rather than the ideology of those involved?
The ACLU has walked that back and have since become SJWs defending only leftists.
When do you say that occurred?
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Re: Antifa and wearing masks.

Post by Grammatron » Tue Aug 07, 2018 7:39 pm

WildCat wrote:
Tue Aug 07, 2018 3:00 am
gnome wrote:
Tue Aug 07, 2018 2:36 am
Since the ACLU defended "Unite The Right" having the right to demonstrate back in 2017, could it be that they are responding to the circumstances rather than the ideology of those involved?
The ACLU has walked that back and have since become SJWs defending only leftists.
It's complicated.

https://reason.com/volokh/2018/06/22/ac ... t-aclu-and

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Re: Antifa and wearing masks.

Post by gnome » Tue Aug 07, 2018 8:30 pm

Wow, that was a good article. I've been looking for something like that.
"If fighting is sure to result in victory, then you must fight! Sun Tzu said that, and I'd say he knows a little bit more about fighting than you do, pal, because he invented it, and then he perfected it so that no living man could best him in the ring of honor. Then, he used his fight money to buy two of every animal on earth, and then he herded them onto a boat, and then he beat the crap out of every single one. And from that day forward any time a bunch of animals are together in one place it's called a zoo! (Beat) Unless it's a farm!"
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