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Re: Acts of domestic terrorism

Posted: Tue Sep 15, 2020 9:28 am
by Mori Chu
Superbone wrote:
Mon Sep 14, 2020 8:15 pm
Didn’t know where to talk about this but have you seen the footage of the perp shooting two LA sheriffs in their car like sitting ducks? Nobody else is saying this but it looks to me like either a little person or a kid. They way he runs, it looks like a little person to me. Is it just me?
Very sad. I do support reform of the police, but absolutely not violence against them. I hope the perpetrator is caught and brought to justice.

Re: Acts of domestic terrorism

Posted: Tue Sep 15, 2020 9:36 am
by Superbone
Mori Chu wrote:
Tue Sep 15, 2020 9:28 am
Superbone wrote:
Mon Sep 14, 2020 8:15 pm
Didn’t know where to talk about this but have you seen the footage of the perp shooting two LA sheriffs in their car like sitting ducks? Nobody else is saying this but it looks to me like either a little person or a kid. They way he runs, it looks like a little person to me. Is it just me?
Very sad. I do support reform of the police, but absolutely not violence against them. I hope the perpetrator is caught and brought to justice.
Of course. That was just a plain unprovoked execution attempt. It's a miracle that those two are going to live.

Re: Acts of domestic terrorism

Posted: Tue Sep 15, 2020 9:49 am
by Nodack
It’s going to be a miracle any of us survive what seems to be coming. I actually woke up at 4 am and started searching for the best country to move to. My right wing brother belongs to a prepper group that has meetings and the last one had 800 people at it he said. He has stocked up supplies for the election he thinks will set off a chain reaction of violence. He made it clear they aren’t looking for violence. They are just prepared to deal with things in the event they go south.

November is going to be scary.

Re: Acts of domestic terrorism

Posted: Tue Sep 15, 2020 10:23 am
by Superbone
I'm starting to give serious thought about getting a gun license and getting gun training. Not to have a concealed weapon but just to have in my home to protect me if somebody were to break into my house. With so many yahoos running around with guns, I feel like I need to be ready to protect myself.

Re: Acts of domestic terrorism

Posted: Tue Sep 15, 2020 7:23 pm
by virtual9mm
Nodack wrote:
Tue Sep 15, 2020 9:49 am
It’s going to be a miracle any of us survive what seems to be coming. I actually woke up at 4 am and started searching for the best country to move to. My right wing brother belongs to a prepper group that has meetings and the last one had 800 people at it he said. He has stocked up supplies for the election he thinks will set off a chain reaction of violence. He made it clear they aren’t looking for violence. They are just prepared to deal with things in the event they go south.

November is going to be scary.
Be safe, this is why I am sticking around HK despite it's own problems...

Re: Acts of domestic terrorism

Posted: Wed Sep 16, 2020 8:24 am
by Mori Chu
I think there is a high chance of nation-wide rioting and violence after the election, for one reason or another. It's frightening.

Re: Acts of domestic terrorism

Posted: Wed Sep 16, 2020 9:23 am
by ShelC
I'm expecting all of that, plus Trump declaring some kind of martial law and soldiers/National Guard in cities and declaring protesters as "violent", "terrorists" and "antifa" to justify his use of force and clear the streets. Right wing militias will back him and line up with soldiers and police forces.

Re: Acts of domestic terrorism

Posted: Wed Sep 16, 2020 2:53 pm
by Mori Chu
I think our democracy can survive so long as he doesn't break the election itself. If he stations guards at polling places, gets ballots thrown out, makes electors turn faithless, etc., it could be unrecoverable. But if Biden clearly wins on Nov 3 and Trump pouts and tries not to leave office afterward, I think we can force him out and save the country.

Re: Acts of domestic terrorism

Posted: Wed Sep 16, 2020 3:36 pm
by ShelC
If it's a close election he'll burn everything down to stay in office. Biden has to win by a huge margin and even that may not be enough.

Re: Acts of domestic terrorism

Posted: Wed Sep 16, 2020 4:39 pm
by Indy
agree with both of you. And it has to be something from a couple of the big swing states that allows counting of mail in ballots before election day is over.

Re: Acts of domestic terrorism

Posted: Sat Sep 19, 2020 8:05 pm
by virtual9mm
In the end, I am convinced that the military will be the ultimate arbiter of succession.