CENSORED NEWS Oklahoma Water Protectors News Blackout

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  1. ptosis profile image72
    ptosisposted 2 years ago

    OK, I understand that the election news cycle is dominating the news, but I see NOTHING in BBC, Reuters or Google News - unless I actively look for it.  Isn't that in itself a sign that something seriously is  going  wrong?
    #1 America doesn't want to be reminded of the genocide of First Peoples, stolen most of the land and shut them up on tiny reservations.
    #2 If America does talk about  #1 , it's in the context of past reference and how now so much more civilized today and don't do that any more.
    #3 It seem the United States are still taking with impunity from the people and mainstream media is not talking about. We know more about Aleppo and Daesh 6k miles away then what is happening within our own country.  Doesn't that seem odd to you? People are being arrested, maced, shot and caged for peacefully exercising their first amendment right to protest only 1,034 miles from your home.

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    If the above picture was black people there would be nation wide protests because the major news media would be broadcasting constantly about it. So why the total news blackout on the water protectors who are praying -  not protesting  - who are brutalized and arrested form trespassing on their own land?

    The Dakota Access Pipeline could have one single leak and destroy water for thousands of people.

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    http://theantimedia.org/native-american … -blackout/
    Why There’s a Media Blackout on the Native American Oil Pipeline Blockade?
    The first point is actually very simple: Native Americans standing up for themselves is not polarizing. In an age of institutionalized media divisiveness and hyper-partisanship, the story of Native Americans in North Dakota fighting for land and water rights just doesn’t fit the script of deep, societal divides plaguing the nation’s law and order, nor does it fit in with the left-right paradigm. People from both sides of the political spectrum pretty much agree that Native Americans have been screwed by the U.S. government and resource-snatching corporations long enough. Considering this sentiment, there’s really no exploitable controversy on this issue from the mainstream media perspective, which inherently drives topical, superficial news narratives.


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  2. ptosis profile image72
    ptosisposted 2 years ago

    As the protesters – called Water Protectors – were released on October 30, they said they were kept in mesh enclosures that resembled dog kennels and had numbers drawn on their arms; law enforcement said the temporary shelters were surrounded by chain link fences. -  http://heavy.com/news/2016/09/dakota-ac … n-lawsuit/

    My reasons for not continuing the Dakota Access Pipeline (DAPL) include:

        Violation of tribal sovereignty.
        Negative environmental impacts.
        Negative health implications.
        Inflated job numbers.

  3. wilderness profile image96
    wildernessposted 2 years ago

    If these "water protectors" (WHAT a mislabel!) stayed off private land there would not be a problem.

    If they didn't damage private property there wouldn't be a problem.

    If they didn't close down public roads there wouldn't be a problem.

    If they respected the law as our society requires there wouldn't be a problem.

    If they didn't physically threaten innocent workers there wouldn't be a problem.

    And if outsiders without a stake in where that pipeline goes would stay home, or even make an honest effort to understand both sides of what is happening, there would not be a problem either.  Because the environmentalists would stay home and there wouldn't BE any protest.  These "water protectors" are not local Indians that have their water supply threatened: they are professional organizers from all over the country and 99% of what is being posted on the net is out and out lie without even a hint of truth to them.

    It's all quite simple, really.

    1. ptosis profile image72
      ptosisposted 2 years agoin reply to this

      The state are spraying streams of pepper spray in the faces of unarmed, peaceful demonstrators for doing nothing threatening at all other than being Native and vocal. They are standing in the freezing water.

      How is that damaging private property? Saying it's that's simple doesn't make it so. And what of the news black out? What do you make of that?  I know: White people just don't care. It's that's simple. 

      Just tell me that you were just as outraged about the Bundy Oregon Stand-off and that would be proof enough that you're not basing your opinion on prejudice.

      1. wilderness profile image96
        wildernessposted 2 years agoin reply to this

        Except that they aren't unarmed, and they are not non-threatening.  They have already exhibited that neither is true.  There is also the wee problem that their actions are illegal and that they are trespassing as well as destroying equipment and costing others thousands of $$ - as I highly disagree with the modern concept that wanting what is illegal is an excuse to harm others or perform illegal acts, that kind of says it all.

        Yes, it really is that simple.  They are disobeying the law and performing illegal acts that harm others both physically and financially.  Nor does white skin have anything at all to do with it - that they are not white does not excuse their actions.

        I've seen no news blackout - the web is covered with the lies from the protesters and there are many media reports as well.

        The Oregon stand-off was an absolute farce: they should have gone in long before the standoff ended and taken them out.  In chains if possible, in boxes if not.  Civil disobedience is not an excuse, not to me.

        1. ptosis profile image72
          ptosisposted 2 years agoin reply to this

          I agree with you on the OR stand-off. smile

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    ahorsebackposted 2 years ago

    You cannot pile used automobile tires , cars  ,  construction equipment on a public  highway  , start them on fire and then cry about the "possibility " of pollution in the water !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
    And as usual , an issue that becomes political   always loses its validity and righteousness when the protesters take on  a mob mentality.

    1. ptosis profile image72
      ptosisposted 2 years agoin reply to this

      What about the news blackout? Got anything to say about that?

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        ahorsebackposted 2 years agoin reply to this

        Its your liberal media over-focusing on the Clinton Coronation , blame them  for your collective socialist  disinterest in reality !  I know about it , I've known about it all summer , in fact anyone truly  informed enough about the world does  !

 
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