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Jesus Christ Ferguson (Original Post) d_r Aug 2014 OP
Taking their cue from Israel, no doubt. HooptieWagon Aug 2014 #1
The Brits used rubber bullets in Northern Ireland too nt LiberalElite Aug 2014 #7
Imagine what will happen if and when people start shooting back. L0oniX Aug 2014 #2
I wouldn't blame them. HooptieWagon Aug 2014 #10
Because they can... MrMickeysMom Aug 2014 #3
The COPS are making it worse csziggy Aug 2014 #4
I don't live in the twitter-world, but I can see why it is vital to ... MrMickeysMom Aug 2014 #5
I'm not a twitterer either csziggy Aug 2014 #6
This is more like Kent State, part II MrMickeysMom Aug 2014 #9
Thats their intent. HooptieWagon Aug 2014 #8
Yes, it was real clear the cops just wanted to fire all their weapons csziggy Aug 2014 #13
where is the fucking Governor? octoberlib Aug 2014 #11
Maalox and water mixture d_r Aug 2014 #15
Kick bobduca Aug 2014 #12
K&R! n/t RKP5637 Aug 2014 #14

csziggy

(34,156 posts)
4. The COPS are making it worse
Wed Aug 13, 2014, 10:31 PM
Aug 2014

Today the protestors were really making an effort to stay peaceful. I was watching on the live feed when the COPS started stirring things up, telling people to get off the street, then firing flash bangs, tear gas, rubber bullets and LRAD.

At PEACEFUL crowds.

MrMickeysMom

(20,453 posts)
5. I don't live in the twitter-world, but I can see why it is vital to ...
Wed Aug 13, 2014, 10:34 PM
Aug 2014

If not the state of MO, then our own state governors…

This will not stand. And if anyone thinks what will be televised will suffice for what went on, they are kidding themselves.

This cannot stand.

On edit: Try here, everybody: http://www.fergusoncity.com

csziggy

(34,156 posts)
6. I'm not a twitterer either
Wed Aug 13, 2014, 10:38 PM
Aug 2014

But the live link was posted and there was live video of the start of the police action. Against quiet peaceful protestors, some of whom were sitting in a line on the street.

I'm having flashbacks of watching the coverage of Kent State and the 1968 Democratic Convention.

MrMickeysMom

(20,453 posts)
9. This is more like Kent State, part II
Wed Aug 13, 2014, 10:42 PM
Aug 2014

This time, a segment of society… next time… equal opportunity "genicide"

csziggy

(34,156 posts)
13. Yes, it was real clear the cops just wanted to fire all their weapons
Wed Aug 13, 2014, 11:02 PM
Aug 2014

Even though they failed to provoke the crowd into and excuse.

Now they are hunting down the dispersed crowd - people ran into residential neighborhoods to get away from the tear gas and rubber bullets. The cops are hunting down those people, even though they are just trying to get away and get back to their cars.

octoberlib

(14,971 posts)
11. where is the fucking Governor?
Wed Aug 13, 2014, 10:51 PM
Aug 2014

Retweeted by Glenn Fleishman
Deandre ?@DreEastwood 33m
Wow. RT @TallyAnnaE: People in #Gaza are tweeting information on how to handle tear gas to the citizens of #Ferguson. Mind blown.

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