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Re: American breakdown front line reports from cities

Post by lucky420 » Sun Jul 26, 2020 4:34 pm

some seeing eye wrote:
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Only in America of now, sadly, and outrageously.

Military chemical weapons trainer on tear gas.

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Re: American breakdown front line reports from cities

Post by some seeing eye » Tue Jul 28, 2020 12:50 pm

Good news: (long) podcast interviews naked Athena from Portland protests. It's 2 hours, and the first part has a lot of local references, out of Portland won't get, but there is a lot of information directly relevant to Burning Man.

https://soundcloud.com/unrefinedsophist ... view-final

Bad news:

RiotRibs was taken over at gunpoint by another group, and after, by several groups, that wanted to skim the cash.
https://twitter.com/riotribs

Government troops in Portland are targeting protester's heads with their weapons. Think it is strange that people are wearing helmets, protective eyewear, and gas masks while peaceful? It's just to protect their families from their medical expenses and disability.

Good/Bad:

The kid, Donavan La Bella, 26, shot in the head for holding up a speaker, moves to outpatient rehabilitation for traumatic brain damage. His mom was a motivator for the Moms.




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Re: American breakdown front line reports from cities

Post by Ugly Dougly » Tue Jul 28, 2020 8:08 pm

It's not THAT secret:
https://www.facebook.com/groups/confederate.resistance
Could use some doxing though.

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Re: American breakdown front line reports from cities

Post by some seeing eye » Wed Jul 29, 2020 7:24 am

Your tax dollars at work:

From the Start, Federal Agents Demanded a Role in Suppressing Anti-Racism Protests

Twin government memos show how a gung-ho federal law enforcement response to anti-racism protests may have been driven by a shaky understanding of the demonstrations’ roots.

https://www.nytimes.com/2020/07/28/us/f ... tests.html

Verses reality:



FTW:

https://www.koin.com/news/governor-brow ... wednesday/
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Re: American breakdown front line reports from cities

Post by some seeing eye » Thu Jul 30, 2020 6:15 am

The federal troops had a chance to try their new weapon, hopefully for the last time, a tear gas blower:



The current wild ass guess is that they will continue to gather "intelligence" after they "leave."

https://www.opb.org/article/2020/07/30/ ... -officers/
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Post by some seeing eye » Sun Aug 02, 2020 8:34 pm

Portland is a big peaceful beautiful city, under the weather with business closures for COVID. The state is fairly strict and most people are masked, inside in public places, and even outside in crowded areas. Just like everywhere, private testing, here Quest Diagnostics, can run 14 days for results.

Portland protests have gathered for speeches at several parks on the East side of the river in residential neighborhoods and marches to and from those parks. Another popular peaceful meet point is the Pioneer Courthouse Square and the Waterfront Park/Salmon St Fountain. In fact, there is a beautiful memorial to over 300 across the country killed by police. The courthouse is downtown on the West side of the river, and is mainly surrounded by government buildings, parking garages, and office buildings.

The federal troops withdrew Thursday from the federal courthouse and were replaced by the state police. Thursday and Friday night were calm at the federal courthouse. The crowd successfully discouraged the agitator protesters from throwing things at police and setting off fireworks.

Saturday night the demonstrators got the bright idea to demonstrate at the East police precinct building at E47th and Burnside. This would be similar to them protesting at the police union hall on N Killingsworth.

Both of those are in residential neighborhoods.

Apparently the police again rioted on E Burnside, as they did on N Killingsworth. Using teargas on Killingsworth raised the ire of the speaker of the Oregon State House. On Burnside the police are even accused of slashing the tires of cars they thought belonged to demonstrators.

The sad truth is that the Portland police seem to be unmanageable.


The Lincoln Project is talking moms





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Re: American breakdown front line reports from cities

Post by some seeing eye » Mon Aug 03, 2020 3:20 pm

ePlaya has mentioned the https://www.trumpstatueinitiative.com/, thanks!

They popped up here with the 45 golfing by the gold minivan snatch*.
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You can image search them and find them on instasocialmedia.

*Yes it really happened https://www.opb.org/news/article/federa ... rotesters/
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Re: American breakdown front line reports from cities

Post by some seeing eye » Tue Aug 04, 2020 12:29 pm

The entire Epstein tale is physically sickening.

It recalls the events of Neil Goldschmidt, Portland mayor, Oregon governor, and Secretary of Transportation under Carter. He had a lot of transportation successes. But as mayor he manipulated his family babysitter into a sexual relationship between the ages of 14 to 17. She had a lot of psychological problems after that, dying of complications of long time drug use at age 49. Goldschmidt is retired in a wealthy enclave in France outside the arm of extradition.

So thanks Trump Statue Initiative for being real.

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Re: American breakdown front line reports from cities

Post by some seeing eye » Wed Aug 05, 2020 8:35 am

Portland protesters have a small subgroup of about 100. They are the bottle and fireworks throwers, fire starters, and laser kids. They have been doing their same warrior LARPing since Occupy. Let's call them the Portland white black bloc.

Let's not call them Antifa. Anti fascists are all most Americans and what WWII was fought over.

The Portland white black bloc usually have a crowd around them of high school and college age people who are interested to see what will happen, seeing history being made etc. Occasionally a few individuals from that crowd will have a momentary lapse of good judgment.

We have a large group, easily 20+ a night of press, journalists, and citizen journalists posting on Twitter, FB, Twitch, and other social media. It is the new crowdsourced media of the world. We have an active ACLU, so they are there marked in vests as legal observers. We have Snackblock providing food and drink, a mobile projection unit projecting messages, and several emergency medical groups, including one from the medical school. All of those show up for the white black bloc protests, and the peaceful protests of thousands. Protests are springing up all over the city, including family oriented protests with children. The moms and dads are there to be a human buffer between the police and the nonviolent protesters.

So it's funny, sad, and outrageous that Sen Ted Cruz, whose own politics are questionable is carrying Trump's water to label Antifa as the enemy. Trump is all about finding enemies, calling them names, bringing them up to be the distraction at the center of the news cycle, and blaming them for his own failures. Jonathan Turley is a university professor. His politics are neither strongly left or right. But I had to laugh that he testified that the Antifa is the 'Keyser Soze' of social unrest.*

In Portland with the federal troops gone, we are back to the Portland police. The police seem to have set two "no go" locations for protests. The police precinct at 47th and E Burnside and the Portland Police Union office on N Killingsworth. Both are in residential neighborhoods but also on busy thoroughfares. Lombard is US Bypass 30, a wide street that connects I5 to one of our truck shipping hubs.

The white black block went to the Police Union office for a fight again last night. What happens then is that the police beat everyone. Someone unrelated fired off a gun in the distance. There were some pretty dangerous encounters with trucks on the roadway. One of those beaten, a citizen journalist, was denied volunteer medical care for 10 minutes by the police until he was taken to the hospital. Essentially the white black block is pushing for serious injury or worse and the unmanaged police are prepared to do it for them. It is classic asymmetric warfare and the police (and the federal troops) haven't figured out yet how to deal with it.

None of this happens at the peaceful protests.

*As smart as the professor is, he is missing the fact that people in their teens and 20s are keen on justice. He would see that a number of them are very fierce about it and no one is going to reason that away. On social media they can be intolerant of other people's opinions.
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Re: American breakdown front line reports from cities

Post by some seeing eye » Wed Aug 05, 2020 4:05 pm

You can be snatched into a minivan in 45 America part 2

(Part 1 https://www.opb.org/news/article/federa ... rotesters/)

https://www.portlandmercury.com/blogtow ... ral-police

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