Skip to comments.America on edge: Protests are planned nationwide over Tyre Nichols bodycam video - as Georgia Gov. Kemp activates 1,000 National Guard troops, district cancels all after-school activities and security is ramped up at Capitol Hill
Posted on 01/27/2023 1:41:15 PM PST by Libloather
Government officials are calling for calm ahead of the planned nationwide protests over the Tyre Nichols bodycam footage, which will be released tonight, as the Georgia governor activated 1,000 National Guard troops and Capitol Hill amped up security.
Many cities, including Memphis and New York City, are gearing up to protest after the gruesome footage, which has been described as worse than Rodney King, on the Memphis Police Department's YouTube page at 7pm. Police are releasing the footage later a night to allow people to get home beforehand.
Nichols, 29, was brutally beaten like a 'human piñata' by five Memphis, Tennessee, police officers, who were all African American, on January 7 and died three days later in the hospital from kidney failure and cardiac arrest.
Georgia Governor Brian Kemp, 59, has declared a state of emergency until Tuesday, February 9. Kemp called in the National Guard following an anti-cop protest last weekend in Atlanta after an environmental activist died and said Georgia is 'closely monitoring the events in Memphis.'
Capitol Hill also amped up security in anticipation of widespread protests. President Joe Biden, 80, has called for calm ahead of the video release and said Nichols' death is a 'painful reminder' that the US' justice system has seen many 'fatal encounters with law enforcement [that] have disparately impacted black and brown people.'
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OH yeah....the very same government that grant funded the Scorpion Team of the MPD.
This is what we’re doing now. We, as a society, are just accepting the wildings. We’re just letting it happen. We are tacitly accepting that the children are going to throw a tantrum that results in literal death and destruction. Un-freaking-real. Spineless!
They are all expected to be “ mostly peaceful “
"Who had Memphis?"
Let me get this straight:
Black cops brutalized black suspect, so the blacks are going to riot against white oppression?
Rules for Spectators of Peaceful Protesting
Every time a Building is lit on fire you do a Shot
Every time a Storefront Window is broken, you do a Shot
Every time a Car is lit on fire, You do a Shot
If it’s a Police Car you do 2 Shots
Just saying that there's privilege out there, and it sure as Hell ain't white people having it.
You know that somehow, some way, this is whitey’s fault.
Please, please, peaceful feral protesters, come to my neighborhood. I have something with a new red dot optic that needs to be sighted in
Law Enforcement will accept the wildings. But part of me wishes that a militia would show up and just put down the rioting in such a way that all the little rascals would say to themselves, “I’m never doing that again.”
And if Law Enforcement wanted to speak to the militia, it might be nice if Law Enforcement walked away, saying to themselves, “I’m never doing that again.”
Defund the police and create a national gestapo employing BLM/Antifa jackboots.
I have a better plan involving “shots” -
Every time a building is lit on fire, 10 thugs get shot
Storefront - 10
car - 10
Police car - 50
This will give BLM an excuse to loot and burn their neighborhoods.
No whites involved = No riots.
BLM and Antifa get college credit for rioting....they call it “activism” and “social change”.
Why are they protesting, the cops involved were arrested.
Let’s pop some popcorn and watch them burn down their own crappy neighborhoods. Then whine when there’s nothing left.
Don’t you get it?????
We all killed him. That is why the protest is nationwide. . . . / sarc
The commie Rats want the violence. They want some on our side to shoot a few of them dead. It will invite a civil lockdown and and extended period of martial law. This is why we MUST clean up the elections, else our freedom is toast.
Oh great. Let’s all just square off and get it over with.
Why does govt telegraph it’s intentions so often. They do it in foreign policy ALL THE TIME.
Better to quietly get ready than kick the sleeping dog awake.
That being said , I will be armed at a bit higher than normal level for the next little while. Trying not to get dead.
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