Posts tagged ‘riot’

July 31, 2020

Feds back off, Portland quiets down

by allthoughtswork

Federal officers use tear gas as fire set at Portland federal courthouse - KTVZ


The police and Feds left the protesters alone last night and the crowd was overwhelmingly….


Turns out, if you don’t abuse people, they don’t lash out. Who knew?

You can take your toy soldiers home now, ya orange bastard.

July 30, 2020

What the Portland protesters left behind

by allthoughtswork

The police did a sweep and cleared out the protesters’ camp early this morning. This used to be a little park with green grass and flowers. Not sure how this helps the cause.

It should be interesting to see tonight’s retaliation.

July 29, 2020

Portland, Oregon, fights back!

by allthoughtswork

Five things to know about tonight's World Naked Bike Ride -


“You may fire tear gas at our grannies, assault our veterans, and shoot our young people in the head, but don’t block our bike lanes!”

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July 27, 2020

Portland, Oregon, broke a heat record yesterday

by allthoughtswork



Yup, we cleared 100° F (37.7° C) on July 26 for the first time in 22 years. Well, the Portland International Airport did, that’s where they take the official reading. The reading in my backyard was somewhere between Damn! and Areyoufuckingkiddingme? but it’s been higher.

All this must have made the riots downtown extra special; I hear tear gas gets particularly delicious when it mixes with sweat. FYI, they aren’t just gassing mayors, moms, dads, and grannies now, they’ve branched out into veterans, too. Proof positive the Trump administration doesn’t discriminate.

June 8, 2020

Okay, Karen

by allthoughtswork

Highly contagious disease outbreak:

Black people protesting and being murdered by cops:

More Karens

June 1, 2020

Trump scurries into bunker as Washington burns

by allthoughtswork

Protesters rally at the White House against the death in Minneapolis police custody of George Floyd, in Washington, D.C., U.S. May 31, 2020. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY

Yup, a rat will always find its hole. No mention whether this particular rat bothered to make sure his family got in there safely with him. That’s called consistency.

Also consistent is his surprise that race riots could get so severe so quickly. I mean, you shit on a people for centuries, blame them for the bruises they sustain at your hands, lie to them, ridicule them, deny them a voice and agency, and then take away their livelihood and freedom during a viral pandemic lockdown that turns the mental and emotional pressure cooker up to an eleven. Who knew they’d get desperate?

What a complete asshole.

Say, didn’t Hitler end it all in a bunker with his main squeeze and a gun? Maybe the White House should stock that thing with cyanide and a Luger, you know, for old time’s sake. Keepin’ it real.

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