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Video shows driver plowing into Seattle
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Posted By: Ribicon, 7/4/2020 10:34:11 AM

A car in Seattle plowed into protesters on a closed freeway early Saturday, sending bodies flying, according to footage of the incident. Two women sustained serious injuries after a white vehicle barreled down the road, tossing them into the air. The driver was later taken into custody. The moment was captured on video by horrified onlookers. Both victims are in their late twenties. “A vehicle drove through the closure and struck multiple pedestrians on the freeway. Two people were transported to Harborview,” Washington State Patrol spokesman Trooper Rick Johnson tweeted Saturday. “Troopers are investigating at this time.

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Mayor Jenny gives us a taste of life under Democrat leadership. Here, the police allow a "BLM Femme March" to take over a highway at night. No word on the driver, who is in custody, but the car was white.

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Reply 1 - Posted by: DogFacedPonySoldier 7/4/2020 10:42:36 AM (No. 466628)
From an aerial view... one might think the driver could see the people on the highway.. but a ground view may have been obscuring the people hit because they walked out from behind the cars that were on the road. I have NO idea how those two were not killed. It's horrifying.. but who closed the highway? Why were pedestrians on the highway? If the government closed the highway.. where are the police barricades with flashing lights... ?
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Reply 2 - Posted by: Osprey21 7/4/2020 10:49:57 AM (No. 466638)
I'm going to buy this t-shirt in honor of the driver. https://i.imgur.com/sDG9fCQ.jpg
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Reply 3 - Posted by: DVC 7/4/2020 10:53:20 AM (No. 466642)
I fired up my sympathy meter.....registered zero. I did full internal diagnostic on the meter, working perfectly. Stand in a road in the middle of the night and get hit by a car? Who could imagine that? Anyone with half a brain, which of course these Marxist fools don't have or they would be somewhere else, doing something else. Life is all about choices. Choosing to "play in traffic" is always a bad choice. Perhaps they will survive to learn that thing which most of us got at age 3 or 4. Protest on a sidewalk or in a park, fools.
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Reply 4 - Posted by: DVC 7/4/2020 10:54:09 AM (No. 466643)
Good one, #2.
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Reply 5 - Posted by: Maggie2u 7/4/2020 10:55:14 AM (No. 466645)
And again, downtown Seattle is NOT where the anarchists took over. It was Capitol Hill, a neighborhood of Seattle, not even close to the downtown area.
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Reply 6 - Posted by: Norway 7/4/2020 10:55:14 AM (No. 466646)
That driver deserves a medal. Te police should be arresting the idiots blocking the road...but that would be politically incorrect.
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Reply 7 - Posted by: EliotRosewater49 7/4/2020 10:56:16 AM (No. 466649)
Darn. Driver should sue the city and state for allowing this situation. I’m sure the driver will have that image of hitting those two idiots in his head his entire lifetime.
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Reply 8 - Posted by: kewmac 7/4/2020 10:57:10 AM (No. 466652)
This is an example of a motorist doing the job Seattle law enforcement won't.
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Reply 9 - Posted by: WV.Hillbilly 7/4/2020 10:58:50 AM (No. 466657)
Car doesn't look too bad. I think it will buff out.
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Reply 10 - Posted by: Ida Lou Pino 7/4/2020 11:09:27 AM (No. 466670)
Sure - - sure - - just commandeer and Interstate Highway - - and walk down the middle of it. What could possibly go wrong? Especially if you're a pampered white girl - - with a degree in community psychology.
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Reply 11 - Posted by: starboard 7/4/2020 11:13:17 AM (No. 466676)
Protest at your own risk.
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Reply 12 - Posted by: stone313 7/4/2020 11:26:07 AM (No. 466692)
There needs to be more of this
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Reply 13 - Posted by: Right Time 7/4/2020 11:36:24 AM (No. 466705)
Why did the driver of the car stop and stick around?
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Reply 14 - Posted by: Crusty_Rusty 7/4/2020 11:38:06 AM (No. 466710)
Has it finally begun? I think so. If the attempt by the Marxist/Commie/Fascist/Democraps to foster National Anarchy doesn't stop soon, it will cause a Second Civil War that will last Years, possibly Decades. It will directly effect each and everyone of us. It'll be the Joe Six Packs and Vets of America against the Skinny Jeaned, Tatted, Long Haired and Unwashed Wokes along with the Government Office Holders who Support/Acquiesce to them. I.E. It'll be Many of us against All Of Them. Them being Private/Public/Governmental and University Pukes. In public, they stick out like Piles of Doggy-Doo and are easy to pick out, so to speak. It'll make the decades of violence in Northern Ireland look like a Troublesome Sunday Picnic........ The Lefty/Commie/DemoCrap Political Leaders are responsible for this Civil Unrest, are pulling strings behind their curtains in support of the Anarchists and are willing to Destroy America before they'll see Trump Reelected. THAT'S TREASONOUS IN MY BOOK........
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Reply 15 - Posted by: snowoutlaw 7/4/2020 11:38:18 AM (No. 466711)
How was the freeway closed? I don't see any police blocking it off. Me thinks the media is 100% lying.
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Reply 16 - Posted by: rytwng 7/4/2020 11:40:19 AM (No. 466717)
Why are these idiot democrats blocking the highway anyway? We need more of this. Maybe they will stop.
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Reply 17 - Posted by: brother ram 7/4/2020 11:49:07 AM (No. 466727)
Block and interstate highway, get run over. Probably didn't teach that in Puppet Building 101 at Evergreen State College.
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Reply 18 - Posted by: Namma 7/4/2020 11:49:09 AM (No. 466728)
#3 and I must have bought the same meter. Next time I won’t buy one made in China. Will look for one made in America. But I’m getting to the point of “frankly Charlotte, I don’t give a damn!”
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Reply 19 - Posted by: hoosierblue 7/4/2020 11:49:26 AM (No. 466729)
I feel sorry for anyone getting hit like that but you shouldn't be out in the street.
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Reply 20 - Posted by: Rob_NC 7/4/2020 11:50:23 AM (No. 466732)
I can't find it in me....
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Reply 21 - Posted by: Trump'sCousin 7/4/2020 12:10:45 PM (No. 466748)
Poster 14, in the words of T Rex.... BULLY! Spot on and thumbs up!
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Reply 22 - Posted by: snakeoil 7/4/2020 12:15:06 PM (No. 466753)
All I could think of was the scene from Ben Hur when the guy controlling the galley slaves yells Ramming Speed.
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Reply 23 - Posted by: udanja99 7/4/2020 12:36:35 PM (No. 466782)
Two more almost-nominees for the Darwin Award.
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Reply 24 - Posted by: Chuzzles 7/4/2020 12:36:58 PM (No. 466784)
The KOMO news site has a photo of the area and the ramp. My guess is the curve of the ramp obscured the dingbats standing in the middle of the freeway until it was too late. My guess is that the driver could have been coming off their night shift at the area hospital as well. I have no sympathies for those dingbats. I have no sympathies anymore for the cops either up there.
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Reply 25 - Posted by: hershey 7/4/2020 12:38:51 PM (No. 466786)
Aren't there signs, 'no pedestrians on freeway'??? Ought to give the driver a medal...
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Reply 26 - Posted by: Newtsche 7/4/2020 12:44:39 PM (No. 466800)
Dear(s) in the headlights. Most critters have the sense to at least try to get out of the way.
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Reply 27 - Posted by: Shmowry1 7/4/2020 12:46:54 PM (No. 466802)
The same cops who cite people for pulling over on the side of the highway citing the inherent danger are now allowing, and aiding, these activists in shutting down the highway as if it is all of a sudden not inherently dangerous. It’s a highway! The police departments making these decisions should be sued or federally prosecuted!
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Reply 28 - Posted by: DVC 7/4/2020 1:13:26 PM (No. 466846)
Did their mothers never tell them not to play in the road? Especially at night? My first thoughts are that this is all on the fools that got hit. Get out into an interstate highway at night? That is some serious amount past stupid. There will be lots more to this story. And I will discount ALL the early reports, which have in the recent past, been mostly Fake News, until we get more information.
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Reply 29 - Posted by: voxpopuli 7/4/2020 1:20:40 PM (No. 466857)
all fun and games until someone gets an eye knocked out
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Reply 30 - Posted by: snowoutlaw 7/4/2020 1:23:46 PM (No. 466862)
Guess they need to install one of these immigrant crossing signs https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Immigration_sign
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Reply 31 - Posted by: RuckusTom 7/4/2020 1:38:00 PM (No. 466884)
Thump. Thump.
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Reply 32 - Posted by: Island Life 7/4/2020 1:41:42 PM (No. 466892)
Having just left a comment regarding an article about protesters in Seattle stating that I live in the burbs, I feel compelled to say I don't have a white vehicle.
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Reply 33 - Posted by: volksford 7/4/2020 2:02:36 PM (No. 466921)
When your goal in life is to harass,threat and intimidate people you might want to consider the fact that some people may harbor a justifiable fear of you and your cohorts. When the average citizen is in a frightening situation the first thought is escape . BLM and Antifa malcontents really should keep that in mind.
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Reply 34 - Posted by: Rather Read 7/4/2020 2:14:49 PM (No. 466941)
I want to feel sympathy, I really do but even a 3 year old kid knows better than to walk out in traffic.
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Reply 35 - Posted by: Ribicon 7/4/2020 2:29:43 PM (No. 466950)
Daily Mail has better video. The driver spots the Peaceful Protestors, wearing bLACK at night and bLACKing the highway. Driver pulls to the left, loses control of the vehicle and while in a skid, upends two Protestors whom he could not have seen in advance because the White van the Protestors parked on the highway blocked the driver's view of the road. Chalk up another death for Mayor Jenny; heckuva job!
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Reply 36 - Posted by: Strike3 7/4/2020 3:18:31 PM (No. 466996)
The usual backasswards action by authorities. Car driving on freeway designed for cars is arrested. Pedestrians walking on aforementioned freeway get tossed into the air and become victims. What gives them the right to impede traffic because they feel the need to make their stupid opinions known?
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Reply 37 - Posted by: Strike3 7/4/2020 3:21:21 PM (No. 466997)
I hope Karen isn't monitoring this thread but I think it was beautiful. I hope it catches on.
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Reply 38 - Posted by: MDConservative 7/4/2020 3:22:33 PM (No. 466998)
Various news agencies report the drive is an Ethiopian. No kidding. Many tweets identify as a “white supremacist.” Let’s see how this plays!
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Reply 39 - Posted by: Justcurious 7/4/2020 4:05:10 PM (No. 467014)
Thoughts along the way: First, an edit: "Both victims ***of their own cluelessness*** are in their late twenties." Downtown is just west of I-5. Cap Hill is just east. I think any civil war will be short and brutal, once it's "game on." In a civil war, there are no non combatants. No explanations, no excuses. Judge Dredd stuff.
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Reply 40 - Posted by: kennedylaw 7/4/2020 4:33:52 PM (No. 467048)
Unfortunately, it turns out that the driver was black and both victims were white, so you will probably never hear anything more about it. Bummer. The far left was all primed for a new round of rioting and looting and now they have to find someone else to blame.
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Reply 41 - Posted by: Grounded 7/4/2020 5:24:43 PM (No. 467106)
How are those two not seriously dead? They had to have been airborne for 60-75 feet. And what felonies did the driver allegedly commit? It seems that there are more appropriate places to stage a protest than the middle of a freeway. At night. With no traffic control devices. I guaran-damn-tee you that if I was working in the right of way of an interstate highway without signs and PPE, the law dogs would be writing me up big time. Then OSHA and the DOT would take a couple of pounds of flesh out of my butt.
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Reply 42 - Posted by: Rumblehog 7/4/2020 5:49:54 PM (No. 467139)
Jaywalking is against the law.
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Reply 43 - Posted by: Ribicon 7/4/2020 6:14:33 PM (No. 467180)
The driver of the heralded WHITE Jaguar is not the WHITE supremacist the MSM wasted, but instead one Dawit Kelete, age 27 and bLACK. The utility of this as narrative is gone, but here's a golden opportunity for Woke NASCAR to welcome another bLACK driver into its lily-white ranks.
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Reply 44 - Posted by: red1066 7/4/2020 9:30:28 PM (No. 467310)
I was going to work In Jacksonville Florida some years ago, when traffic was slowed down on the highway with flashing lights from about a dozen police cars. As I got closer to the scene of what I thought was a car accident, I noticed a tarp covering something in the road. As I got closer, It wasn't a deer that got hit, it was a person. Pieces of that person could plainly be seen some fifty feet from the tarp. The speed limit along that part of the highway is 65, but 75 or 80 is common. You see that at six in the morning, and that wakes you real fast.
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Reply 45 - Posted by: NYbob 7/4/2020 11:04:58 PM (No. 467351)
Pathetic job by all police connected to this. The good news is at least a few dopes might question the next marching orders.
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CNN has determined that “master bedroom” carries racist connotations, as do several other commonly used terms and phrases, including “blacklist,” “cakewalk,” and the “peanut gallery.” The English language is fraught with words and phrases that carry racist connotations, (Snip) both of whom presented the problematic terms in a piece published Monday. Many of the phrases used are “so entrenched that Americans don’t think twice about using them,”(Snip) are directly rooted in the nation’s history with chattel slavery. Others now evoke racist notions about Black people,” they wrote, concluding that America’s “reckoning with systemic racism” is “forcing a more critical look at the language we use.”
UN slams US drone killing of
Qassem Soleimani as ‘unlawful’
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Posted by Ribicon 7/7/2020 12:50:14 PM Post Reply
The US drone strike that killed Qassem Soleimani, Iran’s top general, and nine other people was a violation of international law, according to the UN special rapporteur on extrajudicial killing. Washington failed to provide enough evidence of an ongoing or imminent attack against its interests to justify the strike on Soleimani’s convoy as it left Baghdad airport, Agnes Callamard said Monday. The strike violated the UN Charter, she wrote in a report that calls for accountability for targeted killings by armed drones and for greater regulation of the weapons.(Snip) But absent an actual imminent threat to life, the course of action taken
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