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Shooting in Dallas, Texas

Post by Professor » July 8, 2016, 2:20 pm

Two snipers have shot at police during a protest in Dallas, Texas. Four officers are currently dead with seven fighting for their lives in hospital.

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Re: Shooting in Dallas, Texas

Post by Raider Bell » July 8, 2016, 2:23 pm

That's horrendous.
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Re: Shooting in Dallas, Texas

Post by Professor » July 8, 2016, 2:25 pm

There's footage of one of the suspects calming walking with others during the protest with a rifle hanging off his shoulder.

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Re: Shooting in Dallas, Texas

Post by Notaroboticfish » July 8, 2016, 2:27 pm

Professor wrote:There's footage of one of the suspects calming walking with others during the protest with a rifle hanging off his shoulder.
People on Twitter questioning why he's a suspect. Gee, I don't know maybe the massive gun on his shoulder?

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Re: Shooting in Dallas, Texas

Post by Professor » July 8, 2016, 2:53 pm

Notaroboticfish wrote:
Professor wrote:There's footage of one of the suspects calming walking with others during the protest with a rifle hanging off his shoulder.
People on Twitter questioning why he's a suspect. Gee, I don't know maybe the massive gun on his shoulder?
I actually think they're right and that I passed on incorrect information which I got from CNN.

CNN now saying that old mate has handed himself into police saying it wasn't him. It would seem strange if it were him as the reports are that the shots came from an elevated position not long after old mate was filmed walking within the crowd.

That said, he looks to be fair dinkum walking with a rifle on his shoulder - whether it's real or not, I don't know.

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Re: Shooting in Dallas, Texas

Post by -PJ- » July 8, 2016, 3:02 pm

Well I'm shocked, the USA is usually a very peaceful place.
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Re: Shooting in Dallas, Texas

Post by Green eyed Mick » July 8, 2016, 3:07 pm

Notaroboticfish wrote:
Professor wrote:There's footage of one of the suspects calming walking with others during the protest with a rifle hanging off his shoulder.
People on Twitter questioning why he's a suspect. Gee, I don't know maybe the massive gun on his shoulder?
He isn't a suspect. He handed his weapon into police as soon as the shooting started and has since attended the police station for his own safety and to clear his name.

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Re: Shooting in Dallas, Texas

Post by Green eyed Mick » July 8, 2016, 3:08 pm

Professor wrote:
Notaroboticfish wrote:
Professor wrote:There's footage of one of the suspects calming walking with others during the protest with a rifle hanging off his shoulder.
People on Twitter questioning why he's a suspect. Gee, I don't know maybe the massive gun on his shoulder?
I actually think they're right and that I passed on incorrect information which I got from CNN.

CNN now saying that old mate has handed himself into police saying it wasn't him. It would seem strange if it were him as the reports are that the shots came from an elevated position not long after old mate was filmed walking within the crowd.

That said, he looks to be fair dinkum walking with a rifle on his shoulder - whether it's real or not, I don't know.
Of course it's real but it's texas where you can carry an assault rifle like that into a grocery store. It's called exercising your first and second amendment rights.
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Re: Shooting in Dallas, Texas

Post by Professor » July 8, 2016, 3:10 pm

Green eyed Mick wrote:
Professor wrote:
Notaroboticfish wrote:
Professor wrote:There's footage of one of the suspects calming walking with others during the protest with a rifle hanging off his shoulder.
People on Twitter questioning why he's a suspect. Gee, I don't know maybe the massive gun on his shoulder?
I actually think they're right and that I passed on incorrect information which I got from CNN.

CNN now saying that old mate has handed himself into police saying it wasn't him. It would seem strange if it were him as the reports are that the shots came from an elevated position not long after old mate was filmed walking within the crowd.

That said, he looks to be fair dinkum walking with a rifle on his shoulder - whether it's real or not, I don't know.
Of course it's real but it's texas where you can carry an assault rifle like that into a grocery store.
Right.

Is this legit or are you being sarcastic? I mean, I know the U.S. have gun control issues, but can you legit walk around the streets like old mate did with an assault rifle?

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Re: Shooting in Dallas, Texas

Post by Green eyed Mick » July 8, 2016, 3:14 pm

Of course it's legit.

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Post by Manbush » July 8, 2016, 3:58 pm

What, there was a man with a gun who wasn't the shooter and he didn't stop the shooting :shock:
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Re: Shooting in Dallas, Texas

Post by reptar » July 8, 2016, 6:15 pm

Manbush wrote:What, there was a man with a gun who wasn't the shooter and he didn't stop the shooting :shock:
The NRA's heads just imploded.
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Re: Shooting in Dallas, Texas

Post by Schifty » July 8, 2016, 8:24 pm

Professor wrote:
Green eyed Mick wrote:
Professor wrote:
Notaroboticfish wrote:
Professor wrote:There's footage of one of the suspects calming walking with others during the protest with a rifle hanging off his shoulder.
People on Twitter questioning why he's a suspect. Gee, I don't know maybe the massive gun on his shoulder?
I actually think they're right and that I passed on incorrect information which I got from CNN.

CNN now saying that old mate has handed himself into police saying it wasn't him. It would seem strange if it were him as the reports are that the shots came from an elevated position not long after old mate was filmed walking within the crowd.

That said, he looks to be fair dinkum walking with a rifle on his shoulder - whether it's real or not, I don't know.
Of course it's real but it's texas where you can carry an assault rifle like that into a grocery store.
Right.

Is this legit or are you being sarcastic? I mean, I know the U.S. have gun control issues, but can you legit walk around the streets like old mate did with an assault rifle?
Sadly it's legit, there's even a ***** trend where these muppets take photos of themselves carrying the massive gun in places liek Walmart or a grocery store..

Then there's even meet ups where every carries their extension into a fast food outlet.

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Re: Shooting in Dallas, Texas

Post by Raider Bell » July 8, 2016, 8:38 pm

reptar wrote:
Manbush wrote:What, there was a man with a gun who wasn't the shooter and he didn't stop the shooting :shock:
The NRA's heads just imploded.
I don't think they're that self aware.
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Re: Shooting in Dallas, Texas

Post by gangrenous » July 8, 2016, 8:49 pm

Notaroboticfish wrote:
Professor wrote:There's footage of one of the suspects calming walking with others during the protest with a rifle hanging off his shoulder.
People on Twitter questioning why he's a suspect. Gee, I don't know maybe the massive gun on his shoulder?
Just means he's a U.S. citizen sadly

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This is just the average scene in America.. Said it before, they are too far gone.

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Re: Shooting in Dallas, Texas

Post by julian87 » July 9, 2016, 12:48 am

The amount of people defending these actions has me absolutely stumped.
well, I guess you could say that I'm buy curious.

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Re: Shooting in Dallas, Texas

Post by Schifty » July 9, 2016, 9:15 am

Trump's response..

Very, measured... Almost like he has a new campaign manager telling him how to behave if he wants to have a chance of winning..

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Re: Shooting in Dallas, Texas

Post by reptar » July 9, 2016, 9:29 am

Surely he was drunk when he wrote that?
Gina Riley: Oh, come on, John. That’s a bit old hat, the corrupt IOC delegate.
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Re: Shooting in Dallas, Texas

Post by simo » July 9, 2016, 9:59 am

Schifty wrote:Trump's response..

Very, measured... Almost like he has a new campaign manager telling him how to behave if he wants to have a chance of winning..

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Re: Shooting in Dallas, Texas

Post by Schifty » July 10, 2016, 10:35 am

Dallas police headquarters under lockdown after threat: http://www.smh.com.au/world/dallas-poli ... y28zsr6qiq


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Re: Shooting in Dallas, Texas

Post by dubby » July 10, 2016, 10:51 am

I've had a look at Trumps policies, and find most of them very agreeable.
Except that bloody wall.

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Post by Dr Zaius » July 10, 2016, 11:07 am

dubby wrote:I've had a look at Trumps policies, and find most of them very agreeable.
Except that bloody wall.

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Re: Shooting in Dallas, Texas

Post by Cranky Old Man » July 10, 2016, 8:06 pm

Dr Zaius wrote:
dubby wrote:I've had a look at Trumps policies, and find most of them very agreeable.
Except that bloody wall.

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Good grief Dubby, the guy is a madman who spews hatred.
I'm not sure this is the thread to say it, but I think he is far from being a madman, rather he is a ruthless schemer and self promoter who sees the perfect opportunity opening up for him.
He, Pauline hanson, and several other Anglosphere pollies of their ilk are in fact antidotes to Reaganism and Thatcherism without daring to state that fact. The vast disillusioned losers from the social and financial changes wrought by Ron and Marg are kicking out at their perceived enemies without having a clear idea who their real target should be. Trump et al tell them he is on their side, but patently he is not.
Ironically, despite the number of angry losers at the hands of Ron and Marg, if they were to be resurrected and stood for election now, they would win in a landslide, voted for by the extreme winners and losers of their policies alike.

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Re: Shooting in Dallas, Texas

Post by dubby » July 10, 2016, 9:29 pm

That's democracy for you, comrade.

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