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'What we're calling for right now is peace':
Minneapolis Mayor Jacob Frey calls in National
Guard amid downtown violence, looting

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Posted By: NorthernDog, 8/27/2020 12:44:33 PM

MINNEAPOLIS — The Minneapolis mayor imposed a curfew Wednesday night and requested National Guard help after unrest that included violence and store looting broke out downtown following what authorities said was misinformation about the suicide death of a Black homicide suspect. Mayor Jacob Frey said details of the curfew which went into effect immediately were still being worked out. Frey said during a news conference Wednesday night that he and Gov. Tim Walz had been in contact to address the situation. Frey said bolstering enforcement was an effort to “stay ahead of the game as much as possible." “What we’re

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Pretty please (with sugar on top) stop rioting, looting and burning.

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Reply 1 - Posted by: Lazyman 8/27/2020 12:54:24 PM (No. 522709)
I'm just glad I only flew over only this state. What a Bunch of morons.
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Reply 2 - Posted by: Attila DiMedici 8/27/2020 12:58:25 PM (No. 522714)
"Listen, if we don't put a stop to this rioting, looting, and burning, Trump is going to win. I know, I know, I thought it would get people energized to vote him out too, but we were wrong. So, please stop and we'll try something else."
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Reply 3 - Posted by: Historybuff 8/27/2020 1:02:28 PM (No. 522719)
This is the moron who started it all with his “400 years of oppression” speech giving the ok for the riots to start.
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Reply 4 - Posted by: john56 8/27/2020 1:04:20 PM (No. 522723)
Please. It's hurting the Democrats polling numbers and focus groups!
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Reply 5 - Posted by: Nimby 8/27/2020 1:06:29 PM (No. 522727)
Shut up Frey! The looters are waiting for you to dance with them
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Reply 6 - Posted by: droopydog 8/27/2020 1:20:40 PM (No. 522756)
Shut up...just shut up.
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Reply 7 - Posted by: Starboard_side 8/27/2020 1:24:02 PM (No. 522760)
"What we're calling for NOW, is peace". Only just NOW, huh? Wonder why NOW is desirable, and not a few weeks, or days ago? But, will people vote for real change by electing Republicans instead of the same, tired, old Democrats? Maybe the same empty rhetoric from those democrats has not offered any hope for change after saying essentially the same thing for the last 50+ years.
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Reply 8 - Posted by: rochow 8/27/2020 1:24:50 PM (No. 522761)
Certainly took them long enough to do it.....but I suppose it's due to the falling numbers that their candidate Biden has and that the dems are getting blamed for all this rioting. Mike Wallace the liar claimed on TV that they, Frey and Walz had called the National Guards right away..... DUH??? BTW, Walz, does that mean your daughter has to stop rioting with the looters???
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Reply 9 - Posted by: Lawsy0 8/27/2020 1:37:39 PM (No. 522785)
Minneapolis Mayor Jacob Frey would not recognize peace if it bit him on the b-hind.
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Reply 10 - Posted by: 2assume 8/27/2020 1:42:41 PM (No. 522792)
time to get serious. Police are not trained for warfare. Soldiers are. Treat rioters like enemy combatants Warn them they will be shot if found in perimeter after curfew. Spray them with ink? so they can be picked up later. Make it a federal offense so the DA can’t keep them out of jail. Publish names of people who are posting their bail. Offer a reward. Bring in the tanks and snipers. Let it be known they are in the cross hairs. Bring charges against Governors who do not protect safety of their citizens
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Reply 11 - Posted by: farmwife 8/27/2020 1:44:17 PM (No. 522795)
Better hurry, kids, (and other thieves)(oh, and "peaceful protesters) and get that flat screen TV before the Democrats see how bad this looting is for their poll numbers and put a stop to it.
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Reply 12 - Posted by: bad-hair 8/27/2020 1:55:22 PM (No. 522813)
What we're calling for now is PEACE !!! Translation from Somalian ... What we're calling for now is SAVE MY BUTT. Politically and maybe physically.
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Reply 13 - Posted by: Rinktum 8/27/2020 2:03:46 PM (No. 522828)
Then he is a fool. These people do not want peace, their whole reason for being is anarchy, destruction and chaos with the ultimate goal of the overthrow of our government. The only remedy for these bullies is to have someone stand up to them. Get in their faces and show some strength. All they have is profanity laced rhetoric, rage, and intimidation of someone weaker. They would run in the face of real opposition and that is exactly what needs to be unleashed on them. Pick a city, and make an example that the rest of them will never forget. Put the fear of God unto them and never ever offer any leniency. When you work to overthrow the government of the United States, there is a high price to pay. The worst thing we can do, is offer them any kind of leniency. They must be held accountable for their crimes.
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Reply 14 - Posted by: DVC 8/27/2020 2:07:49 PM (No. 522838)
Three months too late, you incompetent fool.
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Reply 15 - Posted by: DVC 8/27/2020 2:46:59 PM (No. 522888)
Now that the focus groups are showing that 98% of people blame the Dems for the rioting and destruction, NOT President Trump....NOW "What we're calling for right now is peace." after months of destruction which they THOUGHT was politically advantageous to them. Not one bit of caring about the ruined businesses, destroyed dreams, just "OOPS, not as politically good for us as we thought, so, Stop it"
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Reply 16 - Posted by: The Remnants 8/27/2020 2:52:39 PM (No. 522894)
I was told that looting and trashing and burning and destroying people's lives is what "cultural Marxism" is all about.
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Reply 17 - Posted by: ussjimmycarter 8/27/2020 3:27:00 PM (No. 522927)
The REAL problem with last night was that the main section of Mpls was under attack. Not just the minority community but the section that we have ALL lived in and worked. They even started to move into Loring Park...a place I would never be caught dead in, enough said... We can't have any of this for the Soy Boy mayor and governor.
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Reply 18 - Posted by: MickTurn 8/27/2020 3:55:10 PM (No. 522957)
Minnesucka is a lousy Lefty Pit...and it shows every time they get a chance and blow it!
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Reply 19 - Posted by: voxpopuli 8/27/2020 4:16:55 PM (No. 522996)
sounds like rhetoric right out of the mouth of a secular, communist carpetbagger from NYC who knows more than real workers.. oh.. i guess that's who we have for a mayor..
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Reply 20 - Posted by: cor-vet 8/27/2020 6:01:24 PM (No. 523108)
Now that Minneapolis is destroyed and there's nothing left to steal or buildings to gut, these clowns ask the 'peaceful protesters' to stop.Talk about Monday morning quarterbacking!
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Reply 21 - Posted by: bad-hair 8/27/2020 6:33:07 PM (No. 523144)
Inch by inch. Step by step. It's already looking more like Mogadishu than Memphis.
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Reply 22 - Posted by: udanja99 8/27/2020 7:08:21 PM (No. 523192)
Wow, Jacob. You’re only 3 months too late. Good luck with that.
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Reply 23 - Posted by: Ketchuplover 8/27/2020 8:03:06 PM (No. 523236)
All it would take is for a mayor with guts (Read: non-Dem) to announce that no property owner will be prosecuted for defending his property by any means whatsoever.
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Reply 24 - Posted by: WhamDBambam 8/28/2020 7:49:09 AM (No. 523482)
Where do the democrats find the cowards and fools they choose to lead themselves?
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