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Re: Protests in Melrose

Just thinking - many cops (while they are protecting protesters, non-protesters as well as business properties) and civilians have been killed after the death of George Floyd. How do these events move us forward in race relations?

Given that I could not find one person in all reports that I have read, nor newspaper articles I have read, not any TV cable news show seen, that said that the death of George Floyd was anything other than murder. And now we all know that all the police officers involved in his death will be tried for at least 2nd degree murder - the legal system will now be involved to convict these criminals.

But this may take a year or more to convict them - are we to expect that these nation-wide protests will continue on - with the potential to create more unrest and chaos by the radical and anarchist groups who only want to tear down the fabric of this country?

How many more lives need to be sacrificed on the altar of justice before enough blood is spilled to satisfy the lust of the few? Answer that question and then you will know when it's time to move on.

Re: Protests in Melrose

These "protests" are nothing more than group think mobs. I'll stand with the police and with those who prefer due process and the rule of law rather than these sheep.

"A mob is no less a mob simply because they are chanting your name."
- John Adams

"The tendency of liberals is to create bodies of men and women-of all classes-detached from tradition, alienated from religion, and susceptible to mass suggestion-mob rule. And a mob will be no less a mob if it is well fed, well clothed, well housed, and well disciplined."
- T. S. Eliot

Re: Protests in Melrose

There is a huge difference between protesters and troublemakers/looters. Are you lumping them all together?

Re: Protests in Melrose

Couldn't that be said of the protesters and the rhetoric used toward the police as well?