Violence & uprisings- links

So many of the lines that people spout about the current uprising in the US are bullshit. The point has been well made that the very same people who recommend peaceful protest instead condemned Kapernick et al. oddly it was JFK who said- “Those who make peaceful revolution impossible will make violent revolution inevitable.” Or as Martin Luther King, a favorite source of quotations for armchair liberals who like taking things out of context,said- “A riot is the language of the unheard”.

I don’t think people have any idea of the scope of lawless violence that is being directed against the protesters, so I wanted to share this collection of links someone shared on Reddit. I can’t vouch that they’re all accurate, but you can judge for yourself.

Police brutality complications

National Guard shooting people

Rubber bullets splits in half in Journalist’s eye socket

Cop shoves woman to ground, she ends up having a seizure and hospitalized in NYC

A lot of casual unprovoked assault in NYC

Casual car door slam drive-by in NYC

Two Cop SUVs running into/over protesters in Brooklyn

Different angle of the Cop SUVs running into/over protesters in Brooklyn

Casual pepper-spray drive-by in Minneapolis

SWAT in SLC shoving old man walking with a cane to the ground

Cops shove someone then punch different person in the face repeatedly as they are pinned on the ground, Seattle

Aftermath of 9 year old being maced by cop in Seattle

Tear gassing protesters in Fort Wayne

Car windows broken and tased for trying to drive home

Hands up, unarmed, they sic the dog on him(might not be protest related but still relevant)

More casual macing

Shooting paint canisters(?) at people filming on their own porch, Minneapolis

Officer tramples protester with horse in Houston

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