George Floyd R.I.P

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  1. PleaseNotPoll

    PleaseNotPoll Well-Known Member
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    They didn't remove it:

    "This Tweet violated the Twitter Rules about glorifying violence.
    However, Twitter has determined that it may be in the public’s interest for the Tweet to remain accessible."

    I doubt that stop him playing the victim, though. You two have a lot in common. <ok>
     
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    Filming things can be useful, but not as first response!

    If someone has helped and called emergency services then by all means film what happens, as it is clear evidence and record of what happened.

    That's seemingly the only thing that happened here though, people filmed it.

    I also accept American police carry guns and if this meat head is prepared to kill someone in front of a crowd then he's also capable of shooting someone who might step in.
     
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    New beef?
     
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    Tough choice. Watch someone get killed or try and interfere and risk joining him.
    This lot had the right idea, strangely:
     
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    Breaks my Heart . Honestly .
     
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    and just to add to tensions, two white cops arrest a black CNN journalist. Even if it was a 'misunderstanding' - it just seems beyond concidence that the journo happened to be black, what the fook are they teaching these cops in training! They just don't seem to be learning lessons from the past.
     
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    CNN also had a white reporter at the scene. He wasn't arrested.
     
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    ****ing hell...how blatant was that <yikes>
     
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    The policeman who did the kneeling has been arrested.
     
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    Minnesota is only one of three states that cover third degree muder.
     
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    you can murder them by accident though
     
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    That will probably bring all the knuckle draggers out to protest
     
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    Twitter have done the right thing here imo. They've added a warning to the tweet, whilst allowing it to be viewed.

    If they'd just hooked it, Trump and his mutants would be screaming about denial of free speech.
     
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    They still are. Trump's been tweeting and retweeting about it for hours. Plus this, for some reason:
     
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    <laugh>
     
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    Reminds me of the episode of South Park, where the Special Forces commander in a hostage rescue situation, tells his men “don’t shoot the white ones”.
     
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    He is seriously unhinged ... lucky he can't order nukes to be fired :bandit:
     
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    hope the other 3 cops get it as well.

    Apparantly the black guy didn't even resist arrest (theres a vid of him already in cuffs and he drops the ground for some reason)
     
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    That's the only bit I've not seen, what happened before and during the moments he was put to the floor. Sadly i've seen the entire 5 minute footage after that, absolutely shocking, and how the other cop could just stand there and not tell his colleague to get off, is beyond me.
     
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