Skip to comments.How our cities might explode
Posted on 10/02/2012 4:46:54 PM PDT by Kartographer
In response to recent articles in mainstream military journals discussing the use of the U.S. Army to quell insurrections on American soil, I offer an alternate vision of the future. Instead of a small town in the South as the flash point, picture instead a score of U.S. cities in the thrall of riots greater than those experienced in Los Angeles in 1965 (Watts), multiple cities in 1968 (MLK assassination), and Los Angeles again in 1992 (Rodney King). New Yorkers can imagine the 1977 blackout looting or the 1991 Crown Heights disturbance. In fact, the proximate spark of the next round of major riots in America could be any from a long list cribbed from our history.
We have seen them all before, and we shall see them all again as history rhymes along regardless of the century or the generation of humankind nominally in control of events. But the next time we are visited by widespread, large-scale urban riots, a dangerous new escalation may be triggered by a fresh vulnerability: Its estimated that the average American home has less than two weeks of food on hand. In poor minority areas, it may be much less. What if a cascading economic crisis, even a temporary one, leads to millions of EBT (electronic benefit transfer) cards flashing nothing but ERROR? This could also be the result of deliberate sabotage by hackers, or other technical system failures. Alternatively, the government might pump endless digits into the cards in a hopeless attempt to outpace future hyperinflation. The government can order the supermarkets to honor the cards, and it can even set price controls, but historys verdict is clear: If suppliers are paid only with worthless scrip or blinking digits, the food will stop.
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Thomas Sowell when asked what will happen if Obama looses...Race riots was his answers. it is all being set up by the polls, the Obama media and others.... keep your powder dry
This is where I think our right wing talkers have failed us.
If there is rioting in the cities, it doesn’t require a response in the country and I wish our radio people were differentiating the rural from the urban areas. For that matter, rioting in a city always ends with the rest of the country paying for it financially and that needs to stop.
We need bore Korean shopkeepers/businessmen.
We need bore Korean shopkeepers/businessmen.
Sorry to reference this on FR, but last month I read a work of fiction along these lines (NSFW) entitled “The Collapse” that can be found on an adult site called ‘Literotica’. The first 2/3 of the story are the relevant portion and the parallels to this story are remarkable. Remarkable for the fact that it’s not just a handful of people who are now contemplating this kind of situation.
It’s well worth reading the entire article down to the point where vigilante sniper teams launch their counterattack against the urban flash mob rioters.
This scenario is likeliest in cities where the Entitlement Community holds majority sway.
Sowell was fearful of a white backlash, was he not? In essence, he pointed out that the media is trying to put a lid on racist attacks on whites for fear of such a backlash, but that won’t stop it.
The days of large riots driven predominantly by black folks, over things like court trials, won't be repeated in the LA region.
Much of the black population took the midnight train to Georgia, Texas and other points east and south.
More of them, not bored ones, right?
I think they could still throw a pretty good riot if the wanted to:
Oh I think the La Raza crowd wouldn’t pass up and opportunity to seize some territory and unlike blacks, they’re downright genocidal.
That is one of the points east where they left too. BTW, Victorville is a relatively small town, far from LA, out in the desert. Many left to the inland empire of s. CA, but most kept going east, south, etc.
when the ebt cards stop working, the violence will be extreme.
According to census data, Los Angeles has seen its Black population shrink from around 18 percent in 1970 to 9.9 percent four years ago.
BTW, this is substantial!
Y’all do realize this is our very own FRiend Travis, dontcha?
You might want to post it again here so the uninitiated can get ready.
It sounds like whites (and middle-class blacks) should get out of the big cities — or buy some major guns and ammo. The suburbs will be ready to ‘repel boarders’.
Either you meant “more”, or perhaps “large bore”. Either works for me.
There was another story written in 1912 called “The Scarlett Plague” by Jack London where the collapse started in 2013. It was about a grandfather telling his grandkids of how life was before the collapse and what happened. It took place around the same time as “The Collapse.”
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Young and not-so-young whites are now a fixture in the neighborhoodand in many others. The black population of Los Angeles has shrunk from nearly 20 percent of the citys overall population in 1970 to less than 10 percent today.
The population shift has happened in parts of every major city from Oakland to Washington, D.C., including cities that at one time were either exclusively or predominantly black. The latest U.S. Census figures more than confirm that Americas urban racial and ethnic demographics are fast changing.
You go into places like Texas, Georgia, Alabama, Louisiana etc, and you will see a substantially growing black population.
Unless things have changed in the past few months, I don't think the military forces will fight the American public. I served for almost 40 years, and not many supported this regime. That includes all races with blacks who felt stupid voting for the won just because of skin color. Believe me, the sniper numbers on our side are in our favor.
County worker (Psychiatrist) charged with trail sabotage
There’s a growing wave of crimes committed by people of similar status and background all over the country. When they lose their jobs or have their incomes cut, they’ll explode.
As for poverty, that doesn’t cause crime. Immorality does, and it’s exhibited in all economic classes.
States like that have always has large black populations Texas is something like 12.5% black for instance, California has always had a small percentage of blacks, like 6.5% and 7.5% of the population.
People move out of failing states, and to more successful states, but nothing will end LA as the home of unstable populations and rioting.
If I am in my car, sometimes a Jeep Cherokee, sometimes an old Camero,and I encounter a mob, can the mob prevent me from running them down?
Seriously. What prevents the mob from getting creamed? My sense of human worth? It seems to me that Rodnely King could have ran them down.
If it were my life, I'd absolutely run a mob over. Or can a mob be so huge, that even a car is useless?
Going back in LA anyway, many blacks had difficulty getting along with the Jewish biz owners, many of whom owned many of the businesses in south LA in the 60's. Yes there was racism, but many looked for an excuse in Watts circa 1965.
Roll forward to the 92 event, over 20 years ago now, many of the blacks and black gangs once here took advantage of the Rodney King event. At that time, they did not get along with the Koreans and Asian biz owners. For many, not all blacks, it became a great excuse in 92.
For whatever reasons, 45 plus years ago, and up until 20 years ago, the blacks didn't like the Jews, didn't like the Asians, and or whites. Which was evident. In fact, many didn't like each other.
Why much of the black population has left So. CA For points east and south is up for debate and is much speculated about.
I was referring to the LA/Southern CA area. No matter how ya chop it up, So.CA black population going from 20 percent to 9 percent, it really substantial.
I was referring to the LA/Southern CA area. No matter how ya chop it up, So.CA black population going from 20 percent to 9 percent, is really substantial.
BTW, the exodus of blacks moving out of So. CA, to points east and south has been going on for several decades now, during the good times.
It was Reginald Denny who was pulled out of his truck and severely beaten during the Rodney King riots.
I was in LA then-and I remember how the limousine liberals were trying to buy guns to protect themselves-and the fools were incensed that there was a two-week waiting period to buy a gun-even though they were the ones who insisted on gun-buying waiting periods.
But the actual numbers are several times what they were in 1965, and the population that is joining them, is not exactly riot averse.
LA isn’t going to become a riot free zone, it will be blowing off steam for generations to come.
I just got a .50 Beowulf upper for my AR-15 and cannot wait to take it out. Large bore would be a good deterent. Shoot a few and watch the other run in shear panic as they leave their friends half and half bodies lying on the ground.
Apples and oranges. Decreasing percentage does not equate to leaving. The hispanic numbers have just gone up.
That is where the UN steps in. Blue helmets make good targets. But if this happens with Barry in Office I would not put it passed him to call his Comarades in the the Soviet Union to come help. Or even the Muslim Brotherhood.
“Sowell was fearful of a white backlash,”was he not?
Not at all.... He fears an eruption in the minority community.
Just takes a few that take out the electrical substations in the "hoods" to make living very uncomfortable. If wasn't for the Loose lips sink ships warning, I'd post it here.
It's no secret.
personally they’re psychotic/satanic.
I looked at the .50 Beowulf, and it would certainly have its applications (besides murderous mobs, even). Have a look at the Stag 6.8 SPC II with 1:11 twist, if you haven’t done so already (especially terminal ballistics). [Ballistics nerd here. Not much danger of murderous mobs here, in the middle of frozen, high-altitude nowhere.]
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