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  • Baltimore Burning and Officers Injured

    Here we go again....

    Source: CBS/Baltimore


    CHAOS: 15 Officers Injured, Businesses Looted, Fires Set As Violent Riots Plague Baltimore

    BALTIMORE (WJZ) — Fifteen Baltimore City police officers were injured, multiple vehicles were vandalized and set on fire, and businesses were looted as a massive group of rioters ran wild along North Avenue early Monday evening.

    As a result, a city-wide curfew was put in place in an effort to restore order.

    It’s believed the riots may be a result of fliers that were apparently shared over the weekend on social media asking high schoolers to rally at Mondawmin Mall. It was supposed to be a peaceful march for Freddie Gray that extended from Mondawmin Mall to The Avenue.

    Instead, things quickly spiraled out of control.

    Police said the hurt officers suffered injuries from flying debris in the melee as rioters began attacking them unprovoked. At least one was knocked unconscious. Two officers remained hospitalized Monday night. Twenty-seven suspects were arrested.

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  • #2
    Originally posted by Cow Poke View Post
    Here we go again....

    Source: CBS/Baltimore


    CHAOS: 15 Officers Injured, Businesses Looted, Fires Set As Violent Riots Plague Baltimore

    BALTIMORE (WJZ) — Fifteen Baltimore City police officers were injured, multiple vehicles were vandalized and set on fire, and businesses were looted as a massive group of rioters ran wild along North Avenue early Monday evening.

    As a result, a city-wide curfew was put in place in an effort to restore order.

    It’s believed the riots may be a result of fliers that were apparently shared over the weekend on social media asking high schoolers to rally at Mondawmin Mall. It was supposed to be a peaceful march for Freddie Gray that extended from Mondawmin Mall to The Avenue.

    Instead, things quickly spiraled out of control.

    Police said the hurt officers suffered injuries from flying debris in the melee as rioters began attacking them unprovoked. At least one was knocked unconscious. Two officers remained hospitalized Monday night. Twenty-seven suspects were arrested.

    © Copyright Original Source

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    • #3
      Originally posted by Cow Poke View Post
      Here we go again....

      Source: CBS/Baltimore


      CHAOS: 15 Officers Injured, Businesses Looted, Fires Set As Violent Riots Plague Baltimore

      BALTIMORE (WJZ) — Fifteen Baltimore City police officers were injured, multiple vehicles were vandalized and set on fire, and businesses were looted as a massive group of rioters ran wild along North Avenue early Monday evening.

      As a result, a city-wide curfew was put in place in an effort to restore order.

      It’s believed the riots may be a result of fliers that were apparently shared over the weekend on social media asking high schoolers to rally at Mondawmin Mall. It was supposed to be a peaceful march for Freddie Gray that extended from Mondawmin Mall to The Avenue.

      Instead, things quickly spiraled out of control.

      Police said the hurt officers suffered injuries from flying debris in the melee as rioters began attacking them unprovoked. At least one was knocked unconscious. Two officers remained hospitalized Monday night. Twenty-seven suspects were arrested.

      © Copyright Original Source

      They've called in the National Guard. Hopefully that will help some. I read that they burnt down a newly built Baptist church and a building that was going to be affordable housing for senior citizens. Oh, and they are cutting fire hoses now...so...yeah.
      "Of all tyrannies, a tyranny sincerely exercised for the good of its victims may be the most oppressive. It would be better to live under robber barons than under omnipotent moral busybodies. The robber baron's cruelty may sometimes sleep, his cupidity may at some point be satiated; but those who torment us for our own good will torment us without end for they do so with the approval of their own conscience." ― C.S. Lewis, God in the Dock: Essays on Theology (Making of Modern Theology)

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      • #4
        Tweets of the day.

        "the civilized world used to know how to prevent rioting but those dark secrets were lost over 50 years ago"

        "tip for police on fighting the riots: if the NYT doesn't call it genocide tomorrow you were too lenient"

        "daily reminder these riots are only being encouraged and publicized in order to consolidate federal control over local police departments"

        "politicians should determine what minimal appropriate level of force is required to quell the riots while the cops just shoot everybody dead"

        They will be recycled the next time riots break out in case you all forget, as they are in fact universally applicable. Rioting is one situation where a respect for democracy gets you nowhere, because the ultimate anti-democratic act is to fire into a crowd.

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        • #5
          When your mom slaps you silly for rioting...

          "Of all tyrannies, a tyranny sincerely exercised for the good of its victims may be the most oppressive. It would be better to live under robber barons than under omnipotent moral busybodies. The robber baron's cruelty may sometimes sleep, his cupidity may at some point be satiated; but those who torment us for our own good will torment us without end for they do so with the approval of their own conscience." ― C.S. Lewis, God in the Dock: Essays on Theology (Making of Modern Theology)

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          • #6
            Originally posted by Jesse View Post
            When your mom slaps you silly for rioting...

            Go Mom!

            I'm always still in trouble again

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            • #7
              Originally posted by Epoetker View Post
              "the civilized world used to know how to prevent rioting but those dark secrets were lost over 50 years ago"
              what
              "As for my people, children are their oppressors, and women rule over them. O my people, they which lead thee cause thee to err, and destroy the way of thy paths." Isaiah 3:12

              There is no such thing as innocence, only degrees of guilt.

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              • #8
                So...anyone wants to suggest how one enters a coma after less than an hour in police custody?

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                • #9
                  Originally posted by Paprika View Post
                  So...anyone wants to suggest how one enters a coma after less than an hour in police custody?
                  The cops hurt this guy - somehow.
                  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...

                  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Jbnueb2OI4o&t=3s

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                  • #10
                    Originally posted by Epoetker View Post
                    Tweets of the day.

                    "the civilized world used to know how to prevent rioting but those dark secrets were lost over 50 years ago"

                    "tip for police on fighting the riots: if the NYT doesn't call it genocide tomorrow you were too lenient"

                    "daily reminder these riots are only being encouraged and publicized in order to consolidate federal control over local police departments"

                    "politicians should determine what minimal appropriate level of force is required to quell the riots while the cops just shoot everybody dead"

                    They will be recycled the next time riots break out in case you all forget, as they are in fact universally applicable. Rioting is one situation where a respect for democracy gets you nowhere, because the ultimate anti-democratic act is to fire into a crowd.
                    I don't get it, I was watching this last night, and the cops just stood down. They let it happen.
                    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...

                    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Jbnueb2OI4o&t=3s

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                    • #11
                      Presumably the rioting was caused by the accidental severe injury following the use of excessive restraint leading to the death of Freddie Gray by thuggish police officers while Gray was being held in custody. If the police caused the problem, the police department should pay compensation. And they need to learn a bit of discipline and how to cope with awkward customers.
                      “I think God, in creating man, somewhat overestimated his ability.” ― Oscar Wilde
                      “And if there were a God, I think it very unlikely that He would have such an uneasy vanity as to be offended by those who doubt His existence” ― Bertrand Russell
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                      • #12
                        Originally posted by firstfloor View Post
                        Presumably the rioting was caused by the accidental severe injury following the use of excessive restraint leading to the death of Freddie Gray by thuggish police officers while Gray was being held in custody. If the police caused the problem, the police department should pay compensation. And they need to learn a bit of discipline and how to cope with awkward customers.
                        That doesn't justify riots.
                        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...

                        https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Jbnueb2OI4o&t=3s

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                        • #13
                          Originally posted by Jesse View Post
                          When your mom slaps you silly for rioting...

                          Yep...you go, Mom.
                          Watch your links! http://www.theologyweb.com/campus/fa...corumetiquette

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                          • #14
                            Originally posted by seer View Post
                            That doesn't justify riots.
                            Was writing an essay about that last night, but if you look at some of the history of misconduct, you can start to understand the response of anger. Baltimore needs prayers, not just for the riots, but for the whole city and against the evil there.
                            I am become death...

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                            • #15
                              Originally posted by Darth Executor View Post
                              what
                              Yeah, that's just bizarre.
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