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It is a label falsely applied to people who demonstrate to try to disparage them and so provide an excuse not to pay attention and actively fix the problems they are demonstrating against.
They're a bunch of masked pansies, most who've never worked a day in their lives, why should I pay attention to whatever made up problem they're currently offended about?

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HA OK, a potential "sympathizer" is not worth discussing when stories like this from the opposite side are regularly happening:

https://www.nytimes.com/2020/07/26/u...-protests.html
The guy pointed an AK47 at a car and someone from the car shot him dead. Stupid games, stupid prizes.
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They're a bunch of masked pansies, most who've never worked a day in their lives, why should I pay attention to whatever made up problem they're currently offended about?
You are of course free to have your opinion that US policemen murdering unarmed black men is a made up problem.

You still have not grasped that antifa is not an organisation?

These masked pansies bravely go out on the streets at night risking death and injury from Trump's militias unlike our couch based warriors.
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These masked pansies bravely go out on the streets at night risking death and injury from Trump's militias unlike our couch based warriors.
Like that guy Susie-Q is posting about?

There's footage of him from that night where he is boasting that 'the people who hate us are too pussy to do anything about it'

This was, of course, before he pointed his gun at the wrong 'pussy' and got shot to death.
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Like that guy Susie-Q is posting about?

There's footage of him from that night where he is boasting that 'the people who hate us are too pussy to do anything about it'

This was, of course, before he pointed his gun at the wrong 'pussy' and got shot to death.
According to the Austin police he was pushing his girlfriend's wheelchair at the time.
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Old 27.07.2020, 20:43
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Anyway let us move onto better things
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Melania Trump announced Monday she will oversee a renovation of the White House Rose Garden, overhauling the iconic greenspace adjacent to the Oval Office and West Wing.
Really nice of Melania to improve the White House for Biden while she will not be around to see the results of her labours.
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Like that guy Susie-Q is posting about?

There's footage of him from that night where he is boasting that 'the people who hate us are too pussy to do anything about it'

This was, of course, before he pointed his gun at the wrong 'pussy' and got shot to death.
Ha, yea, that’s not what he said at all. Does sound a lot like how these militiamen you revere speak though. Witnesses claim he did not pull the gun out prior, the one who murdered him did. Credible source right?

I’m just going to leave this here, a timely article on how there have been zero murders committed by anti - fascists.

https://www.theguardian.com/world/20...box=1595850181
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Ha, yea, that’s not what he said at all. Does sound a lot like how these militiamen you revere speak though. Witnesses claim he did not pull the gun out prior, the one who murdered him did. Credible source?
The patriot who shot him has now been released:

https://nypost.com/2020/07/27/man-wh...ung-from-jail/
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Patriot? Really? You must feel very lonely in a place like Bern. This “patriot” purposely drove into the crowd to aggressively confront them. There is no evidence that he pointed the gun at the driver, perhaps he pointed it in response to the driver threatening his fellow protesters.
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Patriot? Really? You must feel very lonely in a place like Bern. This “patriot” purposely drove into the crowd to aggressively confront them. There is no evidence that he pointed the gun at the driver, perhaps he pointed it in response to the driver threatening his fellow protesters.
Good on him. Don't block roads or point guns at people.
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All well and good except as I said before there is no such organisation as "Antifa". It remains a fiction of the alt-right.
It's a movement. Same as BLM(*). And the movement against the Vietnam war 50 years ago.

Of course lacking a formal structure there's no membership as such. That just doesn't mean it doesn't exist. Same as BLM.

Antifa activists are often called member, despite the above, many are members of a group that identifies as part of Antifa. Others appear to use antifa as a name for the movement and a noun describing the activists. Also as adverb and adjective.


(*) ignoring the corporation of the same name. Which does exist, at least according to their website.
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Old 27.07.2020, 22:12
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Patriot? Really? You must feel very lonely in a place like Bern. This “patriot” purposely drove into the crowd to aggressively confront them. There is no evidence that he pointed the gun at the driver, perhaps he pointed it in response to the driver threatening his fellow protesters.
It is a coded message!

A patriot is a Trump supporter; everybodyelse are terrorists or traitors.

Interesting news
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A National Guard official will testify that a Park Police operation to remove demonstrators from Lafayette Square in front of the White House on June 1 was an "unprovoked escalation" against protesters "engaged in the peaceful expression of their First Amendment rights."

These comments are part of the written testimony of District of Columbia National Guard Major Adam D. DeMarco, who is slated to appear before the House Natural Resources Committee on Tuesday alongside acting Park Police Chief Gregory Monahan.

n his testimony on Tuesday, DeMarco is also expected to say he did not believe the protesters were violent.

“Those demonstrators – our fellow American citizens -- were engaged in the peaceful expression of their First Amendment rights. Yet they were subjected to an unprovoked escalation and excessive use of force” he’ll say.
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This was when they used violent means to clear Lafayette Square so they could take Trump's foto outside the "President's" church although he neither entered nor prayed.
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It's a movement. Same as BLM(*). And the movement against the Vietnam war 50 years ago.

Of course lacking a formal structure there's no membership as such. That just doesn't mean it doesn't exist. Same as BLM.

Antifa activists are often called member, despite the above, many are members of a group that identifies as part of Antifa. Others appear to use antifa as a name for the movement and a noun describing the activists. Also as adverb and adjective.


(*) ignoring the corporation of the same name. Which does exist, at least according to their website.
I was thinking this, there is no organization that I know of called the alt right, therefore the alt right foes not exist? Of course not, it's an ideology.
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Donny has reduced the US border defences by sending U.S. Customs and Border Protection people to those towns he claims are out of control. There is no evidence that he has improved the situation.
He is not using the National Guard because they are non-partisan and will not attack peaceful demonstrators exercising their first amendment rights.

Here is a video of Trump's militia beating up an unarmed woman,, horrible scenes - do not watch if you have a sensitive nature.

Not surprisingly, Trump has said he will not visit the Capitol to pay respects to civil rights icon John Lewis. Joe Biden and his wife Jill paid their respects to Lewis at the Capitol in Washington, DC yesterday.
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Excerpt from a Paul Krugman article in NYT (behind paywall)
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You see, the modern U.S. right is committed to the proposition that greed is good, that we’re all better off when individuals engage in the untrammeled pursuit of self-interest. In their vision, unrestricted profit maximization by businesses and unregulated consumer choice is the recipe for a good society.

Support for this proposition is, if anything, more emotional than intellectual. I’ve long been struck by the intensity of right-wing anger against relatively trivial regulations, like bans on phosphates in detergent and efficiency standards for light bulbs. It’s the principle of the thing: Many on the right are enraged at any suggestion that their actions should take other people’s welfare into account.
This rage is sometimes portrayed as love of freedom. But people who insist on the right to pollute are notably unbothered by, say, federal agents tear-gassing peaceful protesters. What they call “freedom” is actually absence of responsibility.

Rational policy in a pandemic, however, is all about taking responsibility. The main reason you shouldn’t go to a bar and should wear a mask isn’t self-protection, although that’s part of it; the point is that congregating in noisy, crowded spaces or exhaling droplets into shared air puts others at risk. And that’s the kind of thing America’s right just hates, hates to hear.

Indeed, it sometimes seems as if right-wingers actually make a point of behaving irresponsibly. Remember how Senator Rand Paul, who was worried that he might have Covid-19 (he did), wandered around the Senate and even used the gym while waiting for his test results?

Anger at any suggestion of social responsibility also helps explain the looming fiscal catastrophe. It’s striking how emotional many Republicans get in their opposition to the temporary rise in unemployment benefits; for example, Senator Lindsey Graham declared that these benefits would be extended “over our dead bodies.” Why such hatred?

It’s not because the benefits are making workers unwilling to take jobs. There’s no evidence that this is happening — it’s just something Republicans want to believe. And in any case, economic arguments can’t explain the rage.

Again, it’s the principle. Aiding the unemployed, even if their joblessness isn’t their own fault, is a tacit admission that lucky Americans should help their less-fortunate fellow citizens. And that’s an admission the right doesn’t want to make.

Just to be clear, I’m not saying that Republicans are selfish. We’d be doing much better if that were all there were to it. The point, instead, is that they’ve sacralized selfishness, hurting their own political prospects by insisting on the right to act selfishly even when it hurts others.

What the coronavirus has revealed is the power of America’s cult of selfishness. And this cult is killing us.
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Yup. Every man (& woman) for himself (herself). That's the American way. But don't forget. It's the land of opportunity.
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Here is a video of Trump's militia beating up an unarmed woman,, horrible scenes - do not watch if you have a sensitive nature.
Put on a good soundtrack and I could watch it all day long.
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Here is a video of Trump's militia beating up an unarmed woman,, horrible scenes - do not watch if you have a sensitive nature.
No it's not, no one was beaten up.
The security services arrested an agitator from the crowd and she resisted arrest. Even then they did nothing more than the bare necessary to restrain her.


Did you post the wrong link? Are you the antifa?
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Surprisingly, it seems that list is semi-genuine. Apparently it was never an exhibit or on display at the US Holocaust Memorial Museum, but the gift shop there used to sell posters of the list, which was created by an amateur historian in 2003 during the "Reign of Terror" of GWB and Dick Cheney...

My memory must be fading, but did people really accuse Dubya of being fascist? Aaaaah, the good ol' days, eh?
The current US regime score 12 out of 14 by my count with attempts on the remaining 2 as well. Not sure Dubya got higher than 7 or 8.
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No it's not, no one was beaten up.
The security services arrested an agitator from the crowd and she resisted arrest. Even then they did nothing more than the bare necessary to restrain her.
Most of these Karen's are used to getting their own way all the time, that's why it's so shocking for them (and so funny for the rest of us )
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Most of these Karen's are used to getting their own way all the time, that's why it's so shocking for them (and so funny for the rest of us )
It's the same with the "Moms", as if that meant anything. Entitled idiots. Almost as moronic as taking a rifle to a protest.
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