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#AbolishThePolice Is Trending On Twitter and The Debate Is Heated

Some people act like police brutality is a new issue while others realize that it’s been a big issue since pretty much the birth of our country and then there are the people in between somewhere and all those people continually clash with each other and with the 4th group of people…the ones who think police brutality and racial profiling aren’t an issue at all. The problem has been brought into focus more than ever this year with the murder of George Floyd, Breonna Taylor and many, many more just this year alone.

One way or the other everyone has an opinion on this and there have been outcries on social media to #DefundThePolice and now trending today is #AbolishThePolice and there is no shortage of people with something to say on the matter..

Personally I’m not a big fan of police, I got in a lot of legal trouble when I was younger and my interactions from back then left a sour taste in my mouth regarding them but at the same time I don’t see society working out real well without someone to enforce the rules to some degree…I mean look half the people won’t even take responsibility enough to wear a mask…can we really trust people to police themselves? I don’t think there’s any perfect solution here but many people seem to think they know exactly how to solve it…so let’s check out some of the tweets.

Hey as a Gen Xer I’m right there with ya but we can’t call for change without a plan to make it work…and it’s “your reckoning”

Yea I’m not too sure I trust people to just obey the laws and rules on their own but when you can’t trust the police to be fair and just then what is the solution?

I understood #DefundThePolice as less funding to police is doable and possible but I don’t see how we’d ever get by with them just totally gone…

#ReplaceThePolice might work but with who? We need that plan in place first of all.

The latest of many tragic deaths at the hands of police…shot in the back in front of his children…this should never happen yet it’s happening at an alarming frequency in our country now…how many names do we need to attach to hashtags before something changes?

Yea the first step is coming up with a plan to properly replace the police…a group that protects and serves more than they enforce and terrify.

You’d think by now even the racist POS cops would think twice before pulling this kind of stuff…they need to be properly trained to handle these things without lethal force…they jump to using their guns much too quickly these days.

And it’s not just these big stories you’re seeing in the news…this stuff is going on all over the country , every day.

This might be the first actual solution that I’ve seen posted…a possibility of a solution anyways.

What are your thoughts?

Should we #AbolishThePolice or #DefundThePolice?

Let us know in the comments.

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A photo taken at the Portland Protests is getting attention for all the right reasons

Early Saturday morning as protesters were taking a stand against police brutality and racism a woman would exit the clouds of tear gas and sit naked in the middle of the street for all to see. With the world we live in a woman putting herself in a vulnerable position like this in protest of something is beyond brave.

The photo is getting lots of attention on Twitter today and the internet in general but you can get a pretty good idea of how people feel about it just by browsing some tweets, so let’s take a look at a few.

People are referring to the woman as #NakedAthena, a fitting moniker for sure.

People describe her as though she is some kind of mythical figure.

It’s seemingly totally legal as well.

Performance Art or protest…or both?

People seem to be overwhelmingly in support of the woman and are applauding her for her bravery.

What are your thoughts on it?

Is this making a statement? or is it just an attention grabber?

Let us know in the comments 🙂

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#PortlandKidnappings Is Trending On Twitter and The Reason Why Should Scare You

With protesters seemingly vanishing and being grabbed up by some “secret police” or what’s being described by some as “Trump’s Stormtroopers” people are understandably worried over what is going on in Portland Oregon?

Let’s take a look at some of the reports and opinions on the matter from Twitter.

Exactly! speaking out against something does no good if they don’t take action to fix it or stop it.

The truth isn’t really known yet but if this is the case it’s pretty scary stuff.

They no longer differentiate between peaceful protesters and rioters/looters.

There is even a lawsuit in the works., good luck winning a case against the federal government these days though.

What’s going on in Portland is exactly the kind of thing the 2nd amendment is meant for.

Then you have the people that lived in blessed little bubbles that are in denial that our country has come to this.

This is basically martial law at this point.

So what are your thoughts on the whole thing? do you believe it’s really happening? Do you think it’s all a ruse?

Let us know in the comments 🙂

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#BlueLivesMatter is Trending on Twitter and Reactions Are Mixed

As with most controversial hashtags I’m sure this one has political origins and I’m not going to feed into it with my own opinions and whatnot. I will say this much, although I don’t agree with harming anyone, Black,White or Blue I do think police in this country need major reform, better training and should not be armed as if they were military, they should be there to protect not to enforce. With that said and my opinion meaning very little on the matter I thought it would be good to show how both sides are feeling about this hashtag, I think this is the perfect opportunity to see how the media just fucks with our heads to get us fighting with each other and keep us divided…how will we ever stand up for our rights if we’re too busy fighting with each other? anyways let’s get on with the tweets.

With some reasonably upset, feeling this is trying to take away from the #BLM movement

and some of course taking the humorous approach.

Both sides seem so certain they are right…

With most not even knowing why the hashtag originally got going.

More humor of course…because the internet…

But lots of people are making it clear they have no love for the police.

With some calling for a straight up ban on police.

And others just saddened by the loss of life that’s going on out there.

Going to leave things off here, just because i post this stuff doesn’t mean I agree with all of it, I’m simply showing the reactions of other people to the subject.

Please leave a comment with your thoughts on the subject.

Cloud9 Employee Calls Players Racist For Using Police Skin in League of Legends(Ex Employee?)

A Twitter user and Cloud9 employee (maybe ex employee now) put out a tweet recently insinuating anyone using the Captain Volibear police skin in League of Legends was racist, although it did seem her tweet was aimed mostly at a Danish player that goes by Santorin. There are so many reasons why making a statement like this is foolish and I’ll get into that in a minute. Lots of people had reactions to this post good and bad, one of those people being the Founder & CEO of Cloud 9 Jack Etienne, who posted this statement…

“Addressing recent Cloud9 employee statements


Yesterday a Cloud9 employee made statements on her personal Twitter account regarding an LCS player’s use of a police skin in a game. We’ve heard the community’s feedback, and we agree — these comments were ill-conceived and objectionable. These are tense times, and urgent issues are being discussed publicly and privately. Cloud9 believes serious, civil discourse on these issues is important. We also believe that threats to publicly label anyone as prejudiced cannot be made lightly — the resulting personal and professional outcomes can be life-changing.

We have a clear policy regarding social media content that applies to any Cloud9 staff member choosing to highlight that affiliation (through the use of a Cloud9 header or similar asset) and will address any violation of that policy internally. Additionally, Mae and Jack have reached out personally to the player involved to apologize.

Finally, we ask those who were offended by these comments to refrain from personal attacks and threats. Cloud9 is known for developing unproven talent in the LCS. We believe that there’s a champion in everyone, and that belief extends across our teams, our staff, our fans, and beyond. Choosing to see that potential isn’t always easy. It requires you to invest time and effort into people despite the way you may feel about their politics or their appearance. But seeing that potential in someone and helping them to realize it is always worth that effort
.”

He stepped up and did the right thing by putting this statement out and I haven’t been able to confirm it but I believe Mae was fired for her original post, Her Twitter has no mention of C9 in her bio anywhere now so I think it’s safe to assume…I see a ton of people on Twitter giving her shit and really guys, If she lost her job over it then she paid her penalty for a foolish statement and there’s no need to push it any further as far as anger in her direction, I believe she still owes Santorin an apology but I’m not going to hold my breath.

Tweets like hers are not only foolish but they’re dangerous, there is enough real racism in the world to fight against…people are finally starting to realize just how bad racism is and always has been, it’s starting to get the attention and understanding that it fully deserves but if you have people like this making petty ass statements about cartoon police bears in a video game all you’re doing is distracting from the real issues…This woman must live some kind of blessed life that this was the worst racism she could find that day to stand up to…I see it all around me everyday, real racism from real people not video game characters…but…like all things these days, even this has been a divisive subject with twitter users both angry at her and also standing up for her, I’ve said my piece and I think it’s pretty clear where I stand on it but figured I’d share some of the more interesting and thought provoking tweets from both sides of the argument, would also like to thank Youtube content creator Bowblax as it was his video that brought this to my attention, great Youtuber and I suggest checking him out if you haven’t already. anyways on with the tweets.

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Agreed, Cloud9 did nothing wrong and responded in all the right ways and she paid a big penalty for her statement, no need to direct hate anywhere anymore.

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As you can see there are varied opinions on this whole thing.

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I’m not a fan of police, I got in all kinds of trouble when I was younger and had many issues with them and I fucking hate racism with a passion but come on people….what kind of a fucking bubble are you living in that you think this is where the focus should be…call yourself woke when you need to wake the fuck up.