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Ferguson and now Baltimore?

Updated on May 3, 2015

This Is Why I Can't Watch The News

I literally pass by a television with the news on from time to time and see nothing but negativity. Ferguson, Missouri was a disgrace. One human officer killed another human being and the racist communities decided that this would be the perfect time to note that the individual that was shot was African-American. Just so happens that the officer was a Caucasian individual which inherently means that he is a racist human being. He couldn't have shot at the "black" man because he did something wrong. He simply hates black people. Including his co-workers who are black and he spends all day with. The spin that Al Sharpton puts on these occurrences literally turns my stomach. never would I have thought in one million years that a man would be paid, highly paid, to stir up trouble and encourage the rioting and looting of businesses and homes in the name of ending racism. All the while, encouraging the people of the area to continue to destroy people's lives and businesses in order to get the message across.

The Scum Of The Earth

How many educated people (yes, educated) believe that the rioting in Ferguson and now Baltimore have been productive? Does anyone truly know what they were/are rioting for? Was the outcome of killing people in the streets, including good police officers, burning cars, houses and businesses what they were expecting? You see, as a human being I know that these actions are wrong. Not just because they hurt innocent people, but also because the reaction from the initial event is not going to warrant an outcome that is favorable to the original problem. No one was focused on the fact that a man was killed. Everyone was worried that World War III was about to break out. It takes a complete animal to act the way the individuals did and have currently been acting in these two instances. Again, I know this because I'm human, and I know better as an intelligent life form. These acts of terrorism should be treated as such. The army should have stepped in and made sure that these losers were unable to continue the horrible acts that they were doing with a show of force.

When Did This Become Okay?

We allow these barbaric acts to go on and give the excuse that people need to express themselves. Expression used to be done in the form of art. I guess burning buildings could be considered beautiful if you look at them from a high vantage point. They probably look more scary than anything, though if you're trying to breastfeed your infant two doors down from people shooting guns into the air and throwing Molotov cocktails into random buildings. When is someone going to say "enough is enough?" What will it take; how many deaths will need to occur in order for action to be taken against these degenerates? It's as though we've taken the term "freedom" to an entire new level; one that our forefathers would be disgraced to have been a part of.

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    • junko profile image

      junko 

      3 years ago

      O'k.

    • evancat profile imageAUTHOR

      EvanCat 

      3 years ago from USA

      I didn't not say they have no relationship, but should not. If we are a country moving forward, why am I hearing "black man" and "white man" on the news screen? Why is an African American male, who is supposed to the be lead for abolishing racism in America, the biggest race-baiter of all? It is our right to abolish the problem. If one person commits the act of killing we prosecute him, not his entire family. So why should the police system be any different. We should crack down on those responsible for these acts and not call an entire group horrible people. I know plenty of police officers that conduct and uphold the law on a daily basis. They do a fantastic job. So to answer your question, if a system is corrupt then yes, we should abolish it.

      We should not burn down buildings and kill innocent people, though. It serves no purpose except destruction.

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      junko 

      3 years ago

      So you don't think power and skin color have any relationship in America today o'k, you are not alone. "What about white death by police" I don't really know the answer. If you know let me know I bet even though whites are in the majority when it comes to unarmed killing by police they are in the minority. In my view you are right about a few and not all police abusing a corrupt system over a long period of time. As Americans we have the duty to altar or abolish that Government ( Corrupt System) it is our duty. Do you agree?

    • evancat profile imageAUTHOR

      EvanCat 

      3 years ago from USA

      Being powerful should not depend on skin color in the least. If a person is a good leader they will find ways to fix problems, not cause more, unrelated ones. what about white deaths by police? Hispanic? Asian? Why does anyone have to mention race when this happens to all colors. What we have is a few individuals abusing the power of a badge, not an entire corrupt system.

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      junko 

      3 years ago

      What would you have the people of Ferguson and Baltimore do if you were a powerful black leader? If you were a powerful white leader what would you do or say about black deaths by police? Burning buildings is less harmful than the taking of lives , an eye for an eye cause blindness.

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