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Minneapolis Third Precinct police
station set on fire after rioters break in

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Posted By: Pluperfect, 5/29/2020 4:17:57 AM

The Third Precinct police station in Minneapolis was set ablaze Thursday night as violent protests continued in the city -- and other cities across the U.S. -- following Monday's death of George Floyd, a black man who died while in police custody. More than 500 members of the National Guard were heading to the Twin Cities region, called in by Gov. Tim Walz, the Star Tribune of Minneapolis reported. Rioters broke into the precinct around 10 p.m. local time, after police on the rooftop previously tried to disperse a gathering crowd using "flash bang" shots and tear gas, according to reports. The rioters entered the building and sparked the fire after police officers

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Reply 1 - Posted by: Trigger2 5/29/2020 4:55:18 AM (No. 425000)
A rooftop machine gun would have been more effective.
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Reply 2 - Posted by: JunkYardDog 5/29/2020 6:08:53 AM (No. 425027)
Only in DEMOCRAT-run cities are there riots when a black man is killed by a cop. In Chicago, blacks are still managing to set new records of killing each other despite the Gov's draconian lockdown orders. These riots are just an excuse to steal and destroy-not one of those 'protestors' remotely gives a rat's @ss about George Floyd.
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Reply 3 - Posted by: petrichor 5/29/2020 6:24:04 AM (No. 425034)
Sad. Minneapolis was just recovering and rebuilding from the looting and burning that occurred last year. That, following the senseless death of a white Australian woman from a black police officer.
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Reply 4 - Posted by: Bur Oak 5/29/2020 7:24:54 AM (No. 425069)
The police can't even protect their own station.
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Reply 5 - Posted by: Lazyman 5/29/2020 7:26:13 AM (No. 425070)
I'm not sure I understand the rioting. In the old days there was no justice and many times a white cop would go unpunished for an abhorrent act like this. I understood it then and the riots in order to get justice but now the system has changed and the system has many failsafes (Feds) in it to make sure injustices don't occur. There was no indications that somehow these cops were going to walk so apparently it is fashionable to steal or money is put on the street to organize this stuff especially this year.
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Reply 6 - Posted by: Krause 5/29/2020 8:20:26 AM (No. 425116)
Rioters 2, Minneapolis Police 0
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Reply 7 - Posted by: Historybuff 5/29/2020 8:30:20 AM (No. 425125)
Idiot Mayor gave them permission with his "400 years of oppression" Idiot rioters may have destroyed evidence needed to convict the guilty as hell cop.
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Reply 8 - Posted by: chumley 5/29/2020 9:39:27 AM (No. 425207)
Remember when the armed 2nd Amendment protestors levelled entire city blocks? Oh wait. They didn't.
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Reply 9 - Posted by: stablemoney 5/29/2020 9:52:23 AM (No. 425222)
Why does Minnesota need these police? The outcome is the same whether the police they have come to work or not.
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Reply 10 - Posted by: mc squared 5/29/2020 10:09:59 AM (No. 425248)
#9; They're useful for raising revenue with traffic and parking fines.
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Reply 11 - Posted by: bighambone 5/29/2020 11:25:15 AM (No. 425328)
Remember those inner-cities where destructive rioting has taken place are all leftist and liberal Democrat run localities. Those Democrat Mayors and their radical administrations don’t give a rat’s ass if their business centers are destroyed by rioters. Those Democrats manipulate their low information minority communities by blaming the Republicans who have little or no political influence or presence in those minority communities, while ignoring the actual rioters, and demanding that the Federal Government pay to rebuild the destroyed areas. The people who actually suffer are the minority, usually Black, low income communities that wake up and find that they no longer have any grocery stores and other critical businesses in their communities.
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