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I think that people are just too dumb in America. Like everyone, both sides of the racist and 'profiling' victim divide.
Tax payers up your butt. Gay guys up your something you dont like .
Three years later and still an awesome clip.
As someone that lives in Saginaw, Michigan, sure, we got some bad shit going down (i've heard the phrase 'don't go over the bridge at night' countless times) but not enough to warrant that monstrosity of a police vehicle. (i'm open to opinions)
I'm just a wee bit late commenting on this... for once (once, first time ever) I'm going to have to disagree with you John (like you're going to read this lol) - not saying there is not racial inequality in treatment by police - and I'm certainly not a fan of the police (I have ptsd because of them - so not a fan) - the start of the story makes it sound like Michael Brown was simply innocently standing outside his apartment block and the police just shot him. them releasing video of him committing a crime minutes before he was shot
relevant. "irrelevant" video of him committing a crime to "distract everyone with a video that has absolutely nothing to do with Micheal Brown's shooting"
he was committing a crime minutes before he was shot
. was it a justifiable shooting? no. but it is
information - not "irrelevant", not a "distraction"
message to black people: maybe don't dress like thugs and gangsters and mispronounce every word and make up words that are incoherent and make you sound like you're fucked up on drugs and don't gather on street corners to presumably sell drugs and don't carry weapons and have some self respect and MAYBE the police will harass you less. Just a thought.
This scared me when it happened because I live in Missouri and my town is about half an hour away from Ferguson
but if he aint rob the store why would the cops pull up
Which one of these people are right about what what it's like to be a young African American
Probably the young African American
Why does Keene, New Hampshire have a military vehicle but Las Vegas, Nevada doesn't?
Michael Brown committing a strong arm robbery minutes prior to assaulting a cop and attempting to steal his gun has nothing to do with why he was killed? Are you fucking insane?
2:49 actually Ireland hasent had any racial problem
Sigh, the soldier shit is sad, furg police, have their trigger fingers on the trigger....
Paul da playful panda
I know a Ferguson police officer and he said that many other cops were very upset with how the higer ups and execs handled the situation
niggers be riotin
To be fair, from what I've seen of the freemen movement in Keene, it might be nice to have one of those armored vehicles.
FACT: Michael Brown was a violent thug.
am i the only one who thinks its ironic the video for that tank in GA was soundtracked to the band Dope? Whom of which are highly drugged up and hate cops more than showers?Felons and Revolutionaries was an amazing album
but,..... we now that story was a lie...
The only offense I see with the black community in Ferguson is the taste in fashion, I mean what the hell are you wearing boy. Get that cheap shit off your neck, get a freekin shirt and by the honor of odin, get a decent haircut, you look like you spend 3 days unshowered on Comic Con
People get mad because black people are discriminated. They are arrested more often and then found not guilty. They say that they are only being arrested because they are black. No. The reason the number is higher is because blacks DO TEND TO AT LEAST GET CAUGHT PERFORMING CRIMINAL ACTION and the BLACKS ARE THE ONE FUELING THE STEREOTYPES. Say what you want but if you were a six year old and you always kept falling on a little patch of dirt where the grass didn't grow, you would probably be weary of that fucking bald patch in the yard. I'm not racist but numbers don't lie. I'm not saying blacks are more likely to do something illegal but I am definitely saying that they are at least more likely to get caught doing something illegal.
This is military surplus being given or sold to local police stations for discounted prices, sometimes for 2% of MSRP! The reason for wanting such large vehicles is because police usually want something thick and bullet resistant to use as cover. Police cars are not bullet proof. Just ignorant people who don't understand police militarization.
when we were kids, my brother and i played Cops and Robbers. when he played the cop though, he would command me to put my hands up... and not two seconds after i complyed, he'd open fire with his imaginary finger pistol.
my point is i had no idea how accurate my brother's ideas of being a Police Officer back then were compared to the real thing...
Holy shit... this was almost 3 years ago... and nothing's changed...
Bram van Buskirk
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They make Chinese police look slightly better
Wow. So one-sided. So biased. All evidence now suggests that the cop was in the right.
the U.S. has been preparing for marital law since 2001
Rock All Day
He's so silly and I love it.
1) so it's irrelevant that the guy who the police went after was in fact a criminal? yeah, that makes perfect sense
2) they probably didn't release the officer's name so he wouldn't be the target of civilian violence. i feel like all those violent mobs made that fairly obvious.
3) ever consider that the Ferguson police department was more concerned with qualification rather than diversity?
4:45 What the fuck happened to that dude's head!?
PC Ultra Race
The US can't afford universal healthcare, but can give away tanks to small towns of 8500 fucking people????
Calling out America on arguably its biggest pile of bullshit? Check.
John Oliver? Check.
Oh dis gun be gud.
r.I.p. john lang noboy talks about or remembers you but I do
Just goes to show that Oliver doesn't care about anything but race that at the end he said "if they go an entire month without killing an unarmed black man" so... they can kill an unarmed white person and still get their stuff back?
Let's not trust cops with armored trucks, but let's trust high school dropouts with basic security training with armored trucks because they're delivering money. Private corporations like Dunbar Armored, Brinks Security, Loomis Armored, and Garda Armored trusts people with basic background checks to make sure they haven't committed a felony, with an armored truck that could drive through a building and withstand a hit from a rocket launcher. Armored Truck to transport money, no problems. Armored Truck to transport police and everyone looses their minds. Never mind the fact that several times the guards on the trucks have misused the vehicle, pushing through protesters at banks with a 3 ton vehicle. So armored trucks to defend Corporate America's money is completely fine, but armored vehicles to go in and kill active shooters at your child's school is a serious problem
Yes, I agree, local police departments should be demilitarized.
I'll never be convinced that police officers are smart people in general
Germany don't need much police power because their citizens are (or were) predominantly white, aryan race with homogeneous values. America is only 60% white, and the majority of the whites have already been mixed with negroids at some point. And the other 40% non-whites are predominantly low-IQ black or latino thugs. If we don't fund the police well, we cannot control the niggers. I'm sorry but this is the truth. If you want to know what happens when the police loses control of subhuman races, go take a look at 1992 LA riots. Sadly that's the way this country is heading to thanks to the niggerloving liberals like this jew twat.
"Our main story tonight concerns the past week's terrible events in misery."
that is an Armoured Personnel Carrier not a tank
I want to see a video of the APC rolling up to a little ceasers when there is a robbery
"It is unclear what led to this shooting, but witnesses said that the victim was definitely black."
He was unarmed, he assaults an armed police-officer. Anyone who assaults a police officer is potentially armed.
Did he just... did he just compare Chinstrap penguins to asians
the creation of modern polis is to be NOT military.
John really missed a good opportunity for a Martha Stewart joke when he was talking about making jail cells more colorful.
I live in MO and my best friend's cousin lives in South Africa. When asked where she lived, the citizens of SA responded, "Oh, Missouri is the Ferguson place right?" Glad we are known for that.