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Chicago BLM Organizer Defends
Looting: ‘That Is Reparations’

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Posted By: Imright, 8/11/2020 2:15:58 PM

Black Lives Matter activists in Chicago held a rally Monday evening to stand in solidarity with the dozens of individuals who were arrested after a night of mass looting and criminal activity, with one organizer brazenly defending looting as a form of reparations.Activists gathered at the South Loop police station on Monday to stand in solidarity with over 100 people who were arrested after a night of violence, destruction, and mass looting erupted within the city. As Breitbart News reported, the looting began after midnight and lasted hours.Ariel Atkins, a Black Lives Matter organizer who spoke at the rally, said looting is not an issue and defended the criminal practice.

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Reply 1 - Posted by: Nimby 8/11/2020 2:23:59 PM (No. 506454)
Reparations? Isn’t decades worth “affirmative action” insufficient?
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Reply 2 - Posted by: zoidberg 8/11/2020 2:32:15 PM (No. 506458)
Prosecutors need to demand maximum sentences for looters. Pour encourager les autres.
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Reply 3 - Posted by: marbles 8/11/2020 2:35:33 PM (No. 506460)
Who knew that Louis Vuitton and Nike equaled " reparations ". Try as you might,and you're reaching with this , you cannot make any valid excuses/reasons for stealing and destruction of private property. Your people are law breakers.
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Reply 4 - Posted by: MindMadeUp 8/11/2020 2:36:53 PM (No. 506464)
"Social justice" is injustice. It rationalizes harming innocent individuals simply because they have been classified as belonging to a group judged to be guilty of something.
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Reply 5 - Posted by: singermom9 8/11/2020 2:37:24 PM (No. 506465)
Thank goodness I thought I was going to have to pay MONEY. Now it is done. I do not EVER want to hear about it again.
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Reply 6 - Posted by: JL80863 8/11/2020 2:48:00 PM (No. 506479)
I think the country is about to teach them another "R" word. Retribution!
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Reply 7 - Posted by: hershey 8/11/2020 2:50:58 PM (No. 506484)
How about reparations at $.50 a round you wanker??? Were you ever a slave? Didn't think so, so just pack up your kit bag and head back to your mommies basement.
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Reply 8 - Posted by: GoodDeal 8/11/2020 2:52:22 PM (No. 506486)
I would call it robbery. If you call it reparations, then that debt has been settled and paid in full.
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Reply 9 - Posted by: WV.Hillbilly 8/11/2020 3:02:59 PM (No. 506508)
Nothing says social justice like setting your neighborhood on fire, looting liquor stores, cell phone stores and Foot Locker stores. Gotta get them new Air Jordans in memory of the latest ignorant dead thug.
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Reply 10 - Posted by: bighambone 8/11/2020 3:11:00 PM (No. 506519)
Well if Biden gets in and the Supreme Court is expanded, he should nominate some Ariel Atkins types to the Supreme Court as they are sure to advance the Black Lives Matter social justice agenda.
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Reply 11 - Posted by: coyote 8/11/2020 3:22:03 PM (No. 506531)
A is A. Theft is theft. You are nothing but a thief, Ariel.
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Reply 12 - Posted by: Hermit_Crab 8/11/2020 3:31:28 PM (No. 506543)
"We wuz Kangs and Kweens".... While watching a live feed of the looting, I saw a couple of the looters wearing "Waukanda Forever!" T-Shirts.
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Reply 13 - Posted by: TexaTucky 8/11/2020 3:33:07 PM (No. 506547)
There is no reparation that will salve the enslaved mind.
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Reply 14 - Posted by: PESSIMIST 8/11/2020 3:38:26 PM (No. 506552)
Did he spell it right?
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Reply 15 - Posted by: YorkieMom 8/11/2020 3:41:29 PM (No. 506558)
So, if these activists are looting businesses owned by other blacks, that is called reparations?
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Reply 16 - Posted by: wakeupcall 8/11/2020 4:09:42 PM (No. 506591)
Reparations are being paid every month since 1965. The taxpaying Americans have spent $Trillions of dollars in supporting those who just can't get their act together and take care of themselves so reparations have more than been paid since 1965.
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Reply 17 - Posted by: thelmalou 8/11/2020 4:09:44 PM (No. 506592)
SHHHH!!! Y'all be quiet...let them girl talk. And talk and talk. All the way to November.
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Reply 18 - Posted by: DVC 8/11/2020 4:24:28 PM (No. 506607)
OK, how about some bullets as OUR reparations for your criminal actions?
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Reply 19 - Posted by: MarkTwain 8/11/2020 4:32:54 PM (No. 506622)
Whatever happened to "Looters will be shot on sight."?
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Reply 20 - Posted by: john56 8/11/2020 4:51:00 PM (No. 506656)
Okay. Fair enough. Then let's consider the bill as PAID IN FULL. Next looter gets shot.
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Reply 21 - Posted by: WhamDBambam 8/11/2020 4:59:31 PM (No. 506676)
Bet they can’t wait to hear my defense for shooting certain people on sight.
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Reply 22 - Posted by: skacmar 8/11/2020 5:31:40 PM (No. 506730)
If looting is reparations, then the bill has been paid in full for a long time! Who knew that the cure all of for slavery's ills was a new Prada or Coach bag looted from a luxury store. Bet that all of the liquor / alcohol looted from the liquor stores and drugs looted from pharmacies assured that everyone was further inoculated from ever asking for anything else ever again. The reparations problem has now been solved! Thanks BLM!
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Reply 23 - Posted by: JHHolliday 8/11/2020 5:31:58 PM (No. 506731)
This is what you get when you tell a certain group of people of less than stellar intelligence that they are 'owed' something from others. This has been going on for decades and it's no wonder that they have come to believe that they are entitled to rob and steal from the rest of us. This is all on the left. They started it and then excused criminal and violent behavior.
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Reply 24 - Posted by: bad-hair 8/11/2020 5:37:23 PM (No. 506741)
I seem to recall a time not so long ago when it was perfectly legal to shoot looters (or horse thieves) and that made more sense. Apparently reparations are to be paid by insurance companies and any uninsured small businesses that get trashed or burned to the ground, even black-owned ones. Where did all the sane people go ?
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Reply 25 - Posted by: SALady 8/11/2020 5:51:02 PM (No. 506764)
So what are all those white Antifa thugs getting "reparations" for? Just curious...
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Reply 26 - Posted by: moonlightflip 8/11/2020 6:27:53 PM (No. 506812)
controlling the language is one of the left's tactics. "Looting" becomes "reparations." vile!
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Reply 27 - Posted by: terrywhite 8/11/2020 7:32:20 PM (No. 506868)
She probably doesn't realize it, but she is displaying that she is still under a slave mentality. She expects the city, society (aka the slave owner) to provide all her needs like he used to do on the plantation. And, if he doesn't, then, it's ok to take it, to steal it. It doesn't seem to even occur to her that it's her responsibility to provide for herself like everyone else has to do. After more than 150 years, some still do not know what it is to live in freedom. And, many of their leadership, Rev. Sharpton, for example, just encourage this victim attitude. So very sad. I want better for her and those who think like that.
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Reply 28 - Posted by: MickTurn 8/11/2020 9:48:56 PM (No. 506964)
No it is THEFT! Reparations only go to SLAVES, and there are none left alive.
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Reply 29 - Posted by: XCenturion 8/12/2020 12:05:51 AM (No. 507044)
Burn down BLM's rat invested tenements and call it 'urban renewal'.
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