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Honestly? While BLM does commit some act of terrorism I don't really see it as a united front, which is probably why such acts happen in the first place. It's not like MLKJ supporters didn't riot in response to his death and various other incidents. This feels like you're attributing an entire cause as an inherently terrorist one (And honestly, what cause inherent in its use of terror?).


Have you ever been to a BLM rally? I have. If not a terror group, it should definitely be viewed as a hate group.


I'm disagreeing more with the group part than the hate part. Ofc, groups like Earth Liberation Force are considered terrorist, and they're quite leaderless and "disorganized" as well, much like Anonymous, so I think it may not be too far off. But honestly, I think it's a bit soon to judge it a terrorist organization with all the different aims. In other words, what do they really want? I don't think even that is agreed upon, whereas ELF's aim is basically to disrupt anything concerning animals, deforestation, and the like.

This could be considered an act of inconsistency among members, as there have been some (SOME) peaceful protests, but first I need to see what the criteria an organization must go through to be considered "terrorist" in the first place.


If the group found some decent leadership, they may be able to fix their current organization issues and turn their rallies into actual peaceful protests, instead of a group of people going under the peace flag while screaming "fuck the police" and other hateful slurs towards the government and the white population. Whereas all we've had so far is a disorganized group of young, delusional, world-star culture kids trying to be thugs (ex: baltimore and ferguson).

Instead of reaching the goals they say they've set out for, they're starting to take steps backwards in the racial gap and are beginning to give truth to many of the racist communities' current stereotypes.



I do think there are some apologists around that enable such actions, and perhaps a few rabblerousers that encourage such acts. Hmmmm....


Hmmmm indeed.
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Good job BLM. You've now given cops a reason to fear your racist organization.

Little ironic to see police shield people from gunfire at a protest against police.
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I thought about it, and it's not really about if BLM is a terrorist organization, but rather a call to recognize the terrorist acts that happens over BLM, over a problem that many of us find exaggerated or non existent.
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https://m.mic.com/articles/148136/dallas-police-shooting-started-as-a-peaceful-protest-not-a-black-lives-matter-attack#.JjPxemngc

Not a whole lot known about the shooters or their motives. Just have to wait for more info. Let's not get carried away until then.
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I'd say what's on my mind but I'd just get banned. Just remember, wars are easy to start, but hard to end.
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http://www.nytimes.com/2016/07/09/us/dallas-police-shooting.html?smprod=nytcore-iphone&smid=nytcore-iphone-share

One of the suspects said he wanted to kill white officers and he was angry at Black Lives Matter.
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I am white; I have never had a single unfriendly encounter with a police officer. In fact on more than one occasion I've been profoundly grateful for their timely and evenhanded intervention. However, I know that my experience in itself cannot justify or redeem an entire institution.

Lest we forget only a few days ago police murdered an innocent man--murdered him without provocation for simply trying to follow their instructions while responsibly exercising his legal right of concealed carry. This is a right enshrined in the american constitution, and there are many who think it is a natural right and a human right. They think this because they believe it is in the common good for every person to be empowered to defend himself, his family, and all the people around him.

And for this that man was murdered. What is this if not tyranny? And was the United States not founded on the belief that tyranny must be fought, not just with words and committees, but with the threat and necessary application of retributive violence? Why is this so shocking to us? Why are we acting so frighted. Isn't this kind of "terrorism" right and normal for a society founded on the overthrow of oppression by the empowered individual?

That is not to say we should be deaf to the tragedies that our unfolding around us. The deaths of those police officers in Dallas is horrifying, but so is everything about the politics of power and control in this messed up world of ours. Today the police are victims but before that they were the aggressors. The best way to prevent retaliation is to address its antecedents.

So, though we don't yet know the motivations of the shooters, if they are what they appear to be the correct response is not to wail and gnash our teeth, but to think about the world we live in.

Perhaps the correct response is to remember: sic semper tyrannis;
that all who live by the sword may die by the sword;
and that the only road to peace is to conduct ourselves and our institutions with respect and deference for all people, not just those we think deserve it.
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(Sorry, just needed to get that off my chest.)
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let's solve violence with violence! that always works!



i pray and my heart goes out to the families of the victims. beyond the BLM, gun rights, etc matters, what's most devastating is what the families have to go through right now.

to all police out there: Thank you so much for what you do, and be more cautious than ever.
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"Dallas police shooting: 'Black Power group' claims responsibility for police killings and warns of more assassinations to come."

http://www.mirror.co.uk/news/world-news/dallas-police-shooting-black-power-8378177

One of the racist suspects that were arrested, Micha X Johnson:

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I'm not the praying type, but I do wish peace to the families of wrongful shooting victims and the slain police officers in their time of mourning.
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Footage of protesters dancing and mocking police after the shooting:
https://twitter.com/JaredWyand/status/751293856520478720/video/1
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Xxanthar wrote:

Footage of protesters dancing and mocking police after the shooting:
https://twitter.com/JaredWyand/status/751293856520478720/video/1


That wasn't what I expected it to be. I can't really tell if they're mocking the police without audio.
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geauxtigers1989 wrote:

https://m.mic.com/articles/148136/dallas-police-shooting-started-as-a-peaceful-protest-not-a-black-lives-matter-attack#.JjPxemngc

Not a whole lot known about the shooters or their motives. Just have to wait for more info. Let's not get carried away until then.


You can tell they've been planning this type of attack for a while now. The way they executed it is not something that jus instantly comes to mind.
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geauxtigers1989 wrote:


Xxanthar wrote:

Footage of protesters dancing and mocking police after the shooting:
https://twitter.com/JaredWyand/status/751293856520478720/video/1


That wasn't what I expected it to be. I can't really tell if they're mocking the police without audio.


You really can't tell? Are you blind perhaps?

Posted 7/8/16
And again more violence nothing gets solved stupid people.
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Posted 7/8/16

Xxanthar wrote:


geauxtigers1989 wrote:


Xxanthar wrote:

Footage of protesters dancing and mocking police after the shooting:
https://twitter.com/JaredWyand/status/751293856520478720/video/1


That wasn't what I expected it to be. I can't really tell if they're mocking the police without audio.


You really can't tell? Are you blind perhaps?



Without knowing what they're saying, it just looks like a few people making weird hand signs. From personal experience, they could just be clowning around out of boredom or because they know there's a camera on them.
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