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UPDATE: Protesters start fire at
South Minneapolis AutoZone,
situation intensifies

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Posted By: voxpopuli, 5/27/2020 10:49:58 PM

Protests continued into Wednesday night in south Minneapolis, where Chopper 5 captured video of apparent looting at a nearby Target and other area businesses. A fire has engulfed one business as well. The protests are happening in response to the death of George Floyd, who was killed Monday night after an incident that involved Minneapolis Police officers. All four officers involved in the arrest were fired on Tuesday.

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thanks Jakie Frey, Boy Secular Jewish New Yawker Mayor.. anything to get the Death of the Virus Hoax and the Recovering Stock Market off the front pages..

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Reply 1 - Posted by: Northcross 5/27/2020 10:52:11 PM (No. 423939)
Hopefully the police will not be afraid to arrest the lawbreakers.
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Reply 2 - Posted by: Urgent Fury 5/27/2020 10:55:06 PM (No. 423941)
Maybe the lockdown protesters should get this motivated.
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Reply 3 - Posted by: Vesicant 5/27/2020 10:57:58 PM (No. 423942)
Pshaw. What's a little riot now and then? The bigger question is, were they all wearing masks? /sarcasm
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Reply 4 - Posted by: RuckusTom 5/27/2020 10:59:35 PM (No. 423945)
Korean shop owners didn't have police protection during the Rodney King riots, and they didn't have their shops looted or burned down. They used mean'ole guns to keep rioters at bay. They fired off a few rounds when rioters showed up to let them know they were serious.
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Reply 5 - Posted by: NorthernDog 5/27/2020 10:59:52 PM (No. 423946)
Here is part of the Governor's response to the looting and mayhem: Seek justice, seek fairness, and reach out to others. Show each other kindness. The world is watching Minnesota right now. We need to answer by saying and demonstrating peacefully... I'm sure the rioters will take his message to heart (as they plug in their new big screen TV).
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Reply 6 - Posted by: Rumblehog 5/27/2020 11:02:33 PM (No. 423947)
Let's please hope they're practicing Social Distancing.
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Reply 7 - Posted by: DVC 5/27/2020 11:09:43 PM (No. 423951)
The usual suspects, violent subculture does violence all the time, always seeing great violence as the "normal response" to any frustration.
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Reply 8 - Posted by: JimBob 5/27/2020 11:13:55 PM (No. 423954)
Hey, it's jes' be de Boyz in da Hood having a lil' Fun! It's what dey DO!
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Reply 9 - Posted by: Philipsonh 5/27/2020 11:22:19 PM (No. 423963)
Rioting and looting is supposed to make folks support their cause. NOT ! Then they claim racism when they are the reason for people having a negative reaction.
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Reply 10 - Posted by: Safari Man 5/27/2020 11:27:26 PM (No. 423965)
Rioting? Meh Looting? Meh Arson? Meh Improper social distancing and no mask? Whoa! This is serious stuff and must be dealt with before others get the idea they can breath freely near others.
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Reply 11 - Posted by: DVC 5/27/2020 11:44:24 PM (No. 423976)
I wonder if they were paid by Ben Crump.
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Reply 12 - Posted by: rockeysroomie 5/28/2020 12:08:24 AM (No. 423989)
A heads up from the Los Angeles area. They're (BLM) peacefully marching (SNH) in downtown Los Angeles around city hall at this moment. It started about 5pm..
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Reply 13 - Posted by: lost 5/28/2020 12:18:03 AM (No. 423994)
Good bye city life!
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Reply 14 - Posted by: PChristopher 5/28/2020 12:22:50 AM (No. 423999)
Is it any wonder that businesses don't want to go into certain areas?
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Reply 15 - Posted by: Trigger2 5/28/2020 1:49:38 AM (No. 424026)
They looted Target? Target? That bastion of communism? Eating their own now?
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Reply 16 - Posted by: watashiyo 5/28/2020 2:02:27 AM (No. 424030)
It's what they do best. They don't have any "identity crisis" like the immigrants. The biggest assets they possess are hands down, Race Cards, and LOOTings. ......and they do it so well.
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Reply 17 - Posted by: ARKfamily 5/28/2020 5:29:41 AM (No. 424059)
If it was my business, I would be suing every person involved.
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Reply 18 - Posted by: WhamDBambam 5/28/2020 6:43:25 AM (No. 424088)
Bad behavior that's not punished, continues.
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Reply 19 - Posted by: George R. 5/28/2020 7:11:03 AM (No. 424111)
Looters and rioters should be subject to aggressive armed response! the feigned outrage is just another excuse to steal with impunity. That might keep the parasitic bastards in their holes
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Reply 20 - Posted by: janjan 5/28/2020 7:11:28 AM (No. 424112)
Stealing and destroying other people’s property is not a response to the cop who did this. They’re just taking advantage of the situation. The Mayor can’t even bring himself to condemn this behavior. The liberals agree that these thugs are entitled and if you think they’re not you’re a racist.
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