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  • Peaceful Protests in Atlanta

    Left wing terrorism on display.

    Just a reminder, this was NOT spontaneous:



    Source: https://www.foxnews.com/us/atlanta-police-arrest-night-chaos-violent-protesters-cop-car-smashed-windows



    Atlanta police arrest 6 in night of chaos after violent protesters lit cop car ablaze, smashed windows

    Atlanta police arrested at least six people after a peaceful protest Saturday erupted into a night of chaos and violence that included protesters smashing windows and setting a police vehicle on fire, the mayor said.

    "Atlanta is safe and our police officers have resolved the disruptions downtown from earlier in the evening," City of Atlanta Mayor Andre Dickens said Saturday evening.

    "The City of Atlanta and the Atlanta Police Department will continue to protect the right to peaceful protest. We will not tolerate violence or property destruction," the mayor added.

    Rioters in Atlanta also set off fireworks and threw rocks at the Atlanta Police Foundation Saturday evening, according FOX 5 Atlanta.

    he protests began peacefully on Saturday before spiraling into chaotic riots, according to FOX 5. Over the span of several hours, destruction ensued through several blocks of the downtown area.

    Protestors were angry about the death of 26-year-old Manuel Esteban Paez Teran, who was killed by police after he allegedly refused demands from authorities on Wednesday and fired a gun at state troopers at the site of the new Atlanta Public Safety Training Center.

    The activist reportedly identified as a nonbinary person who went by the name Tortuguita ("little turtle" in Spanish) and used they/it pronouns. Protesters carried signs with Tortuguita's name on Saturday.

    "An individual, without warning, shot a Georgia State Patrol trooper," Georgia Bureau of Investigations' Michael Register told reporters earlier this week.

    The Georgia State Patrol trooper, who was wearing a bulletproof vest, was shot in the abdomen. The law enforcement officer is in stable condition and is recovering from surgery.

    "Other law enforcement personnel returned fire in self-defense and evacuated the trooper to a safe area. The individual who fired upon law enforcement and shot the trooper was killed in the exchange of gunfire."

    On Saturday, Georgia Gov. Brian Kemp spoke out against the riots, saying violence of any kind will not be tolerated.

    "While the state continues to respect peaceful protest, acts of violence against person or property will not be tolerated. Those committing such unlawful acts will be arrested and prosecuted fully," Kemp said.

    Photos show the activists allegedly lit an Atlanta PD vehicle on fire in addition to targeting the Atlanta Police Foundation building.

    The police car that was set ablaze has since been extinguished.

    "Atlanta Police officers have responded to a group damaging property at several locations along Peachtree [Street]," the Atlanta PD said in a statement Saturday, according to Fox 5. Several arrests have been made at this time and order has been restored to the downtown space. This is still an active and ongoing investigation and we will not be able to provide specifics on arrests numbers or property damaged, at this time."

    Caution tape also wrapped around several buildings including a Wells Fargo location that suffered several broken windows, photos at the scene show.

    Activists had been camped out on an 85-acre planned facility known as "Cop City" in recent days to protest the planned training center. When Teran was shot and killed after authorities tried to remove the protesters from the plot of land on Wednesday, they vowed to continue their protests.

    A total of seven people were arrested and charged with domestic terrorism on Wednesday.

    The Twitter account Scenes from the Atlanta Forest called for a "Night of Rage" to enact "reciprocal violence to be done to the police and their allies," according to a post.

    "Consider this a call for reciprocal violence to be done to the police and their allies. On Friday, January 20th, wherever you are, you are invited to participate in a night of rage in order to honor the memory of our fallen comrade," the group wrote on Twitter, in an apparent violation of the platform’s terms and conditions.

    Defend the Atlanta Forest held a vigil Wednesday evening at the Little Five Points Square to "memorialize the forest defender" that was "murdered by the police," it announced on Twitter.

    "No one can bring our friend back to us. An innocent life has been taken and the machines continue," the group said.

    "We will not go quietly into this dark night," it added.

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  • #2
    So a clean shoot causes the leftist animals to riot...
    Atheism is the cult of death, the death of hope. The universe is doomed, you are doomed, the only thing that remains is to await your execution...

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    • #3
      Originally posted by seer View Post
      So a clean shoot causes the leftist animals to riot...
      causes?
      1Cor 15:34 εκνηψατε δικαιως και μη αμαρτανετε αγνωσιαν γαρ θεου τινες εχουσιν προς εντροπην υμιν λεγω
      Come to your senses as you ought and stop sinning; for I say to your shame, there are some who know not God.
      .
      If Palm Sunday really was a Sunday, Christ was crucified on a Thursday (which could be adduced from the gospels anyway).

      "The synoptic gospels claim that Jesus was crucified on the 15th day of Nisan and buried on the 14th day of Nisan:" Majority Consensus

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      • #4
        The general silence is very telling

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        • #5
          Originally posted by tabibito View Post

          causes?
          From CNN

          The mother of an activist fatally shot by law enforcement in Atlanta earlier this week said she feels angry and powerless as protests over the shooting erupted Saturday.

          The activist – 26-year-old Manuel Esteban Paez Terán – was shot near a planned $90 million, 85-acre law enforcement training facility where opponents had camped out for months in an attempt to halt its construction.

          On Wednesday morning, law enforcement officials were performing a clearing operation to “identify people who were trespassing in the area,” authorities said.

          Officers spotted someone in a tent in the woods and gave verbal commands, but the person allegedly did not comply and shot a Georgia State Patrol Trooper, the Georgia Bureau of Investigation said in a news release.

          Officers returned fire and fatally wounded the person, who was identified as Terán. A handgun recovered from the individual’s possession matched the projectile from the trooper’s wound, the GBI said.

          Terán’s mother, Belkis Terán, spoke to CNN by phone from Panamá Saturday night, expressing disbelief in law enforcement’s recounting of the incident.

          “They said he had a gun. If he had one, it was for protecting himself against the animals in the forest. That’s what I understand,” she said.



          A bit from a local news station

          A newly released photograph of a gun is the weapon state investigators say was used by a protester camped near the so-called "Cop City" training facility site to shoot a Georgia State Patrol trooper on Wednesday. That protester was shot and killed by other officers on a task force assigned to sweep and clear the woods.

          The Georgia Bureau of Investigation says 26-year-old Manuel Esteban Paez Teran was the person who pulled the trigger of that gun. Investigators say a forensic ballistic analysis confirms the remains of the bullet pulled from the trooper’s body during surgery on Wednesday afternoon was fired from the Smith & Wesson M&P Shield 9mm recovered at the scene.

          The GBI says Teran opened fire after failing to comply with commands from members of the joint task force during the "clearing operation" and that he had fired first. Other law enforcement officers at the scene then returned fire, killing Teran.






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          • #6
            Originally posted by rogue06 View Post

            From CNN
            I was questioning whether "causes" could be the right choice of word.
            1Cor 15:34 εκνηψατε δικαιως και μη αμαρτανετε αγνωσιαν γαρ θεου τινες εχουσιν προς εντροπην υμιν λεγω
            Come to your senses as you ought and stop sinning; for I say to your shame, there are some who know not God.
            .
            If Palm Sunday really was a Sunday, Christ was crucified on a Thursday (which could be adduced from the gospels anyway).

            "The synoptic gospels claim that Jesus was crucified on the 15th day of Nisan and buried on the 14th day of Nisan:" Majority Consensus

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            • #7
              Originally posted by CivilDiscourse View Post
              Left wing terrorism on display.

              Just a reminder, this was NOT spontaneous:



              Source: https://www.foxnews.com/us/atlanta-police-arrest-night-chaos-violent-protesters-cop-car-smashed-windows



              Atlanta police arrest 6 in night of chaos after violent protesters lit cop car ablaze, smashed windows

              Atlanta police arrested at least six people after a peaceful protest Saturday erupted into a night of chaos and violence that included protesters smashing windows and setting a police vehicle on fire, the mayor said.

              "Atlanta is safe and our police officers have resolved the disruptions downtown from earlier in the evening," City of Atlanta Mayor Andre Dickens said Saturday evening.

              "The City of Atlanta and the Atlanta Police Department will continue to protect the right to peaceful protest. We will not tolerate violence or property destruction," the mayor added.

              Rioters in Atlanta also set off fireworks and threw rocks at the Atlanta Police Foundation Saturday evening, according FOX 5 Atlanta.

              he protests began peacefully on Saturday before spiraling into chaotic riots, according to FOX 5. Over the span of several hours, destruction ensued through several blocks of the downtown area.

              Protestors were angry about the death of 26-year-old Manuel Esteban Paez Teran, who was killed by police after he allegedly refused demands from authorities on Wednesday and fired a gun at state troopers at the site of the new Atlanta Public Safety Training Center.

              The activist reportedly identified as a nonbinary person who went by the name Tortuguita ("little turtle" in Spanish) and used they/it pronouns. Protesters carried signs with Tortuguita's name on Saturday.

              "An individual, without warning, shot a Georgia State Patrol trooper," Georgia Bureau of Investigations' Michael Register told reporters earlier this week.

              The Georgia State Patrol trooper, who was wearing a bulletproof vest, was shot in the abdomen. The law enforcement officer is in stable condition and is recovering from surgery.

              "Other law enforcement personnel returned fire in self-defense and evacuated the trooper to a safe area. The individual who fired upon law enforcement and shot the trooper was killed in the exchange of gunfire."

              On Saturday, Georgia Gov. Brian Kemp spoke out against the riots, saying violence of any kind will not be tolerated.

              "While the state continues to respect peaceful protest, acts of violence against person or property will not be tolerated. Those committing such unlawful acts will be arrested and prosecuted fully," Kemp said.

              Photos show the activists allegedly lit an Atlanta PD vehicle on fire in addition to targeting the Atlanta Police Foundation building.

              The police car that was set ablaze has since been extinguished.

              "Atlanta Police officers have responded to a group damaging property at several locations along Peachtree [Street]," the Atlanta PD said in a statement Saturday, according to Fox 5. Several arrests have been made at this time and order has been restored to the downtown space. This is still an active and ongoing investigation and we will not be able to provide specifics on arrests numbers or property damaged, at this time."

              Caution tape also wrapped around several buildings including a Wells Fargo location that suffered several broken windows, photos at the scene show.

              Activists had been camped out on an 85-acre planned facility known as "Cop City" in recent days to protest the planned training center. When Teran was shot and killed after authorities tried to remove the protesters from the plot of land on Wednesday, they vowed to continue their protests.

              A total of seven people were arrested and charged with domestic terrorism on Wednesday.

              The Twitter account Scenes from the Atlanta Forest called for a "Night of Rage" to enact "reciprocal violence to be done to the police and their allies," according to a post.

              "Consider this a call for reciprocal violence to be done to the police and their allies. On Friday, January 20th, wherever you are, you are invited to participate in a night of rage in order to honor the memory of our fallen comrade," the group wrote on Twitter, in an apparent violation of the platform’s terms and conditions.

              Defend the Atlanta Forest held a vigil Wednesday evening at the Little Five Points Square to "memorialize the forest defender" that was "murdered by the police," it announced on Twitter.

              "No one can bring our friend back to us. An innocent life has been taken and the machines continue," the group said.

              "We will not go quietly into this dark night," it added.

              © Copyright Original Source

              Unless further information emerges, it looks to me like a proper and acceptable use of force by the officers involved. Sadly, as Alfred (Michael Caine) said: "some men just want to watch the world burn"
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              • #8
                Originally posted by Gondwanaland View Post
                Unless further information emerges, it looks to me like a proper and acceptable use of force by the officers involved. Sadly, as Alfred (Michael Caine) said: "some men just want to watch the world burn"
                Well keep in mind these are the type of people who protested a cop shooting some who was actively lunging at a girl with a knife.

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                • #9
                  The local reporting was largely abysmal and we even were treated to a reporter declaring that "It was a largely peaceful protest" while a police car was engulfed in flames in the background, and that it was an activist who got shot in a confrontation with police. Only later did they add the niggling detail that he "allegedly" fired at police causing them to return fire. Left out was that he actually shot one of the cops. They also left out the fact that a bullet removed from the officer during surgery was a ballistic match for the gun in possession of the shooter.

                  The fact is this was never a peaceful protest that somehow turned violent. From the outset this was billed as a "Night of Rage" and a "call for reciprocal violence to the police and their allies." Anyone who had business in the city cancelled it and stayed well away.

                  I should add that something like half a dozen were arrested, nearly all from out of state, and unlike other cities, they were denied bail.

                  I'm always still in trouble again

                  "You're by far the worst poster on TWeb" and "TWeb's biggest liar" --starlight (the guy who says Stalin was a right-winger)
                  "Overall I would rate the withdrawal from Afghanistan as by far the best thing Biden's done" --Starlight
                  "Of course, human life begins at fertilization that’s not the argument." --Tassman

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                  • #10
                    Originally posted by rogue06 View Post
                    The local reporting was largely abysmal and we even were treated to a reporter declaring that "It was a largely peaceful protest" while a police car was engulfed in flames in the background, and that it was an activist who got shot in a confrontation with police. Only later did they add the niggling detail that he "allegedly" fired at police causing them to return fire. Left out was that he actually shot one of the cops. They also left out the fact that a bullet removed from the officer during surgery was a ballistic match for the gun in possession of the shooter.

                    The fact is this was never a peaceful protest that somehow turned violent. From the outset this was billed as a "Night of Rage" and a "call for reciprocal violence to the police and their allies." Anyone who had business in the city cancelled it and stayed well away.

                    I should add that something like half a dozen were arrested, nearly all from out of state, and unlike other cities, they were denied bail.
                    The huffpost story (which quickly fell off the main page), had tons of comments that could be boiled down to "But, but, but, JAN 6th!"

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                    • #11
                      The irony is that the facility being built is supposed to help do exactly what they've been demanding -- provide training on how to deescalate situations so they don't turn violent resulting in someone going to the hospital or morgue.

                      I'm always still in trouble again

                      "You're by far the worst poster on TWeb" and "TWeb's biggest liar" --starlight (the guy who says Stalin was a right-winger)
                      "Overall I would rate the withdrawal from Afghanistan as by far the best thing Biden's done" --Starlight
                      "Of course, human life begins at fertilization that’s not the argument." --Tassman

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                      • #12
                        Originally posted by rogue06 View Post
                        The irony is that the facility being built is supposed to help do exactly what they've been demanding -- provide training on how to deescalate situations so they don't turn violent resulting in someone going to the hospital or morgue.
                        B-b-b-but it's being built in the habitat of the critically endangered lesser spotted hound tick!!!1!1!!1!!
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                        • #13
                          Originally posted by rogue06 View Post
                          The local reporting was largely abysmal and we even were treated to a reporter declaring that "It was a largely peaceful protest" while a police car was engulfed in flames in the background, and that it was an activist who got shot in a confrontation with police. Only later did they add the niggling detail that he "allegedly" fired at police causing them to return fire. Left out was that he actually shot one of the cops. They also left out the fact that a bullet removed from the officer during surgery was a ballistic match for the gun in possession of the shooter.

                          The fact is this was never a peaceful protest that somehow turned violent. From the outset this was billed as a "Night of Rage" and a "call for reciprocal violence to the police and their allies." Anyone who had business in the city cancelled it and stayed well away.

                          I should add that something like half a dozen were arrested, nearly all from out of state, and unlike other cities, they were denied bail.

                          I'm always still in trouble again

                          "You're by far the worst poster on TWeb" and "TWeb's biggest liar" --starlight (the guy who says Stalin was a right-winger)
                          "Overall I would rate the withdrawal from Afghanistan as by far the best thing Biden's done" --Starlight
                          "Of course, human life begins at fertilization that’s not the argument." --Tassman

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                          • #14
                            And that group is still live on Twitter...
                            That's what
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                            • #15
                              Is it just me, or is there something stupid-looking about antifa members? Seriously, they don't look very bright.

                              antifa.jpg
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