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Thu Jun 4, 2020, 09:16 PM

8. It happened during 1999 WTO riots in Seattle...

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It's just speculation, but I remember back in 1999 in Seattle (I think it was 1999) when we hosted the WTO. It was mostly a peaceful protest, but some anarchist jerks came up from Oregon, ran down some downtown streets wearing mask, threw rocks through windows, and then disappeared.

To this day, none of them have ever been arrested or even just identified.

This prompted LE (Law Enforcement) to tear gas everybody, and then force everyone away from the downtown area and up into the Capital Hill neighborhood.

It was a freakin' nightmare.

That was the narrative, but I often wonder if maybe some people from LE are really the one's behind some of these acts of violence and destruction, instead of outsiders or the protestors themselves.

I'm not against everyone in LE, because I've met some that were more into protecting citizens and keeping them safe, rather than looking for their next arrest or an opportunity to bust heads.

That said, if some cops are willing to kill black men and women, I don't see how anything could stop them from throwing a rock through a window, especially if they have mask on.
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