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'Flash looting' spreads to St. Paul where
squad cars pelted with rocks, bricks;
Maplewood urges avoidance of retail areas

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Posted By: Ribicon, 5/28/2020 5:51:38 PM

Unrest spilled into St. Paul's Midway midday Thursday as looters rushed into stores and pelted police cars with rocks, bricks and liquor bottles as the violent consequence of George Floyd's death this week to the west in Minneapolis. Officers first responded to the Target on University Avenue around 11:30 a.m. and found between 50 and 60 people grabbing merchandise off the shelves without paying, said St. Paul police spokesman Steve Linders. Many dropped the goods and ran when authorities arrived. A fight broke out in the parking lot between a pedestrian and a driver, who reportedly tried to run down the person with their car.

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All of Target's extreme virtue signal pandering over the years did nothing to buffer it from the leftist mobs seeking social justice, and some free stuff too.

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Reply 1 - Posted by: Right Time 5/28/2020 6:01:38 PM (No. 424689)
Yeah, why should Minneapolis have all the fun?
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Reply 2 - Posted by: Rumblehog 5/28/2020 6:04:19 PM (No. 424691)
Imagine if whites responded in kind to black business' when "cracker" got killed at Sears store
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Reply 3 - Posted by: Omen55 5/28/2020 6:26:36 PM (No. 424704)
Now how many of dem wish they had guns?
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Reply 4 - Posted by: AltaD 5/28/2020 6:31:01 PM (No. 424711)
Based on the reaction in MN, you'd think it was Target security who killed Floyd.
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Reply 5 - Posted by: padiva 5/28/2020 6:31:20 PM (No. 424712)
Do you think people will have second thoughts about going to inner-cities to clean/paint on the next White Guilt Day(MLK Jr day)?
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Reply 6 - Posted by: DVC 5/28/2020 6:47:06 PM (No. 424724)
I was way too close to the King riots when they happened. I heard a really frightening story from a clerk one morning after he survived the crowds looting and burning in his neighborhood. I saw it from the air as I managed to get a flight out.....doing a "wrong direction" approach due to the rioters shooting at aircraft. I did NOT enjoy it, and have a bit of an idea what people around there are going through, and it is frightening as hell. The people who previously were not gun owners will want to get guns for defensive purposes. Those "violent crazies" that people occasionally talk about.....are on their TV screens, and they can see the smoke out their back doors.
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Reply 7 - Posted by: udanja99 5/28/2020 6:55:14 PM (No. 424738)
I live near Charleston, SC. Remember Dylan Roof who walked into a bible study at a black church and gunned down 9 people including the pastor? Remember he had a photo of himself posed in front of a Confederate flag on his Fakebook page? Remember about 3 years ago when a white police officer shot a black man who was running away from arrest in the back and killed him? Remember the riots, burning and looting which followed? Of course you don’t because they never happened. The entire city came together both times to mourn and to see that justice was done appropriately and by the law. That’s the difference between a red state and a blue one.
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Reply 8 - Posted by: Winstonian 5/28/2020 7:20:16 PM (No. 424769)
Lame Keith Elllison, AG: It is legitimate for community members to be outraged by George Floyd’s death. During the COVID-19 pandemic, I strongly encourage everyone who wishes to exercise their First Amendment rights to protest to do so safely: use social distancing and wear a mask. It is an act of care for yourselves and your community to do so.
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Reply 9 - Posted by: JimBob 5/29/2020 1:54:20 AM (No. 424967)
Urban Thug Culture. It's what they DO. I say SHOOT the LOOTers!
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Reply 10 - Posted by: WhamDBambam 5/29/2020 8:47:33 AM (No. 425146)
Some flash shooting might help.
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