Police Run Over Protesters Outside US Embassy in Manila

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"A rally protesting the presence of American troops in the Philippines has turned violent outside the US embassy in Manila, with police using tear gas against demonstrators. Several people were run over by a police van. AP footage shows the van repeatedly ramming into protesters as it drove back and forth among the crowd."
https://www.rt.com/news/363247-philippi ... t-clashes/

I've never understood protestors. You achieve nothing. Yet you're choosing to face a horde of armed and armored enemies who might destroy you at any moment. It makes no sense. As Rommel said, "don't fight a battle if you gain nothing by winning," especially if you know you'll lose if any battle actually occurs.
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Wed Oct 19, 2016 1:13 pm

Geez.
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Beяnie wrote:Geez.
Geez, indeed. :|
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Wed Oct 19, 2016 8:54 pm

Well thats funny.
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DirtyDevil69 wrote:Well thats funny.
...could you clarify as to how a tragic incident like this is funny? :|
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jayfeather31 wrote:
DirtyDevil69 wrote:Well thats funny.
...could you clarify as to how a tragic incident like this is funny? :|
One, i hate protesters. Two, i hate violent protestors. Three, they are protesting troops that id wager my life on are the only reason they arent chinese citizens yet.

I believe police forces around the globe need to be given more power to keep things civil, and this is one of the reasons. If the police had the power to keep things civil, the driver wouldnt have panicked, and people wouldnt have gotten run over.

"Tragic". No, far from it. They sure as hell deserved it. Now if they were peacefully protesting, id take issue.
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DirtyDevil69 wrote:
jayfeather31 wrote:
DirtyDevil69 wrote:Well thats funny.
...could you clarify as to how a tragic incident like this is funny? :|
One, i hate protesters. Two, i hate violent protestors. Three, they are protesting troops that id wager my life on are the only reason they arent chinese citizens yet.

I believe police forces around the globe need to be given more power to keep things civil, and this is one of the reasons. If the police had the power to keep things civil, the driver wouldnt have panicked, and people wouldnt have gotten run over.

"Tragic". No, far from it. They sure as hell deserved it. Now if they were peacefully protesting, id take issue.
Okay, thanks for clarifying. I suppose we'll just have to agree to disagree on this, because from what you've said, you've clearly found this enjoyable.
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