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Posted By: Ribicon, 8/12/2020 12:26:49 PM

Some members of the African American community say racism prompted Seattle's first Black female police chief to retire. They are blaming one of Seattle's most diverse city councils ever. They point out there are no Black people on the City Council for the first time since the 1960s. And they believe racism forced Carmen Best to leave her job as the city's top cop. Seattle Police Chief Carmen Best wouldn't call out the Seattle City Council. "Yeah, I'm not using that harsh word," she said. Neither would Mayor Jenny Durkan, her boss. "They wanted to micromanage and play mini-police chief," was all Durkan

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bLACK people, unique among the races, collectively refuse to abide the generally agreed norms of society, to include not reacting with hostility and defiance when dealing with the police. This is the fault of WHITE people and the police, they demand that the police be disbanded, and when the black police chief resigns, that also is the fault of WHITE people. Marxism is confusing; am I reading this correctly?

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Reply 1 - Posted by: SALady 8/12/2020 12:35:02 PM (No. 507557)
Well, lie-berals run everything in the Soviet Socialist Republic of Seattle. And lie-berals have proven themselves to be the biggest racists on Earth right now. So that sounds pretty accurate to me...
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Reply 2 - Posted by: droopydog 8/12/2020 12:46:20 PM (No. 507567)
I don't think they know how right they are.
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Reply 3 - Posted by: valinva 8/12/2020 12:48:24 PM (No. 507574)
they are blaming racism because with some people it's always about race. What they don't understand is that she is being punished because she is not a Socialist and she dared to stand up for her officers. Until the black community understands that it ain't about race and that they are being used by the Communist revolutionaries, they will remain powerless pawns.
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Reply 4 - Posted by: GreatGreyhounds 8/12/2020 12:54:02 PM (No. 507579)
She was going to take a huge pay cut if she stayed...
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Reply 5 - Posted by: seamusm 8/12/2020 1:00:23 PM (No. 507587)
They are right but it is BLM racism and white cowardice which is at fault. I can handle anger and screaming but tolerance of looting and violence invites its escalation until the only solution is overwhelming force. Won't that set the MSM a'howling?
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Reply 6 - Posted by: EQKimball 8/12/2020 1:13:19 PM (No. 507602)
At its website, BLM supports defunding the police. Liberal demonstrators marched daily in Seattle demanding to defund the police. The City Council voted to defund the police. Chief Best resigned. stating that she could not oversee the dismantling of the police department. She also had fought with the Council over the use of standard crowd control tools. Now blacks are saying she resigned because of racism on the City Council. Seriously?
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Reply 7 - Posted by: Jethro bo 8/12/2020 1:15:31 PM (No. 507606)
Oh my Gosh! This took way longer than I expected.
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Reply 8 - Posted by: earlybird 8/12/2020 1:33:44 PM (No. 507621)
If you defund the police, you defund the police administrators. She wasn’t up for a pay cut. Someone at LCom compared her “new wages” to what a previous (white) chief was being paid. Apples to oranges as there was no overall “defund the police” change taking place back then. It had nothing whatsoever to do with race except that the protesters/radical rioters were involved in racism when they called for defunding the police. All because a thug/druggie George Floyd killed himself by ODing… Photos today from a Minneapolis police training publication shows officers doing exactly what the four did with Floyd. The “kneeling” description is incorrect. What is shown is that the so-called “kneeler” is actually squatting with a knee out above the side of the subject’s neck. as a restraint to keep the subject from rearing up with his head. All of this in connection with belief that the subject is in Excited Delirium, a potentially fatal condition if they thrash around. They must be kept physically quiet. Minneapolis training material here with photos. There is no kneeling. The man is squatting with his weight on his feet. You be the judge. https://spectator.org/george-floyd-police-training-minneapolis/
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Reply 9 - Posted by: Lawsy0 8/12/2020 2:41:03 PM (No. 507687)
Racism: if the only tool you have is a hammer, every problem become a nail.
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Reply 10 - Posted by: mc squared 8/12/2020 3:20:00 PM (No. 507718)
When I hear the word 'disrespeced' I know it's going to be BS.
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Reply 11 - Posted by: pensom2 8/12/2020 3:22:18 PM (No. 507721)
What a load. She saw the handwriting on the wall--she was expected to manage the Seattle police while the obviously whack city council limits her right and left from actually managing as she thinks best. She's getting out before she develops a record of management failure due to the constraints of the system being imposed upon her by the city council loco's.
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Reply 12 - Posted by: 3XALADY 8/12/2020 3:39:31 PM (No. 507732)
When she stopped letting the protesters do whatever they wanted to do, then they had to get rid of her. She evidently finally opened her eyes and didn't like what she was seeing in the streets.
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Reply 13 - Posted by: Luandir 8/12/2020 4:25:54 PM (No. 507748)
They hired her to be a token, and got upset when she acted like a cop.
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Reply 14 - Posted by: Strike3 8/12/2020 5:14:12 PM (No. 507796)
I wish I could predict horse races and lottery numbers as well as I can predict charges of racism by democrats, liberals and malcontents.
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Reply 15 - Posted by: bad-hair 8/12/2020 5:23:18 PM (No. 507808)
I believe their police chief retired because she mostly refused to lay off 100 of her officers and take the heat when somebody tried to shoot the mayor. On top of which she probably just got tired of mobs outside of her home every night. I'm with you chief.
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Reply 16 - Posted by: Banjo Willy 8/12/2020 5:46:09 PM (No. 507827)
You were expecting something other than the usual? Of course. That's the way that particular collective sees everything. Look for Carmen Best to speak at the RNC convention.
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Reply 17 - Posted by: doctorfixit 8/12/2020 7:46:41 PM (No. 507895)
They are correct. Black racism expressed in criminality and refusal to support the people who protect them from their own sociopaths results in law enforcement quitting in disgust. Blacks who refuse to accept responsibility for anything are responsible for the collapse of black culture. Coming to replace them are other cultures that have a better handle on their own shortcomings.
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Reply 18 - Posted by: or gate 8/12/2020 7:52:18 PM (No. 507899)
Nothing to do with race, losers, It's about getting paid
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Reply 19 - Posted by: Omen55 8/12/2020 11:08:20 PM (No. 507984)
Yes they are racists! Now get to their homes & start punishing these racists swine.
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Reply 20 - Posted by: ColonialAmerican1623 8/13/2020 2:23:27 AM (No. 508044)
Maybe she will influence the mayor of Chicago. Who will be her replacement ?
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