Skip to comments.‘Violence for violence’s sake is troubling,’ says cyclist attacked by youths on D.C. trail
Posted on 06/13/2013 10:07:58 PM PDT by Zhang Fei
The bicyclist doesnt remember seeing the youths run at him as he pedaled home late Tuesday afternoon on the Metropolitan Branch Trail, but he certainly recalls one knocking him off his bike and at least a dozen others piling on, punching and kicking him in the head.
What the 37-year-old cant understand is why they did it. They didnt take his $500 bicycle. They ignored his cellphone. They didnt want the $20 in his wallet. In fact, the victim said, I didnt hear a word.
And the lack of apparent motive is haunting the married father of two, who uses the trail regularly to bike between his office in the NoMa section of the District and his house in Silver Spring.
The randomness of the attack near Third and S streets NE and near the location of a surge of violent robberies two years ago has made him more scared and more angry and left him wondering whether its time to give up pedal power in his commute.
I would be fine if they took my things, that I understand, said the man, recovering at home from broken bones above his left eye and bruises too numerous to count. But violence for violences sake is troubling.
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No sir, whats troubling is that your government disarmed you so the third world could rape your wife, but it was you on the bike this time.
“It doesn’t fit the lies & disinformation I’ve been fed my whole life.”
Good thing he was armed. Ooops! Never mind. It’s d.c. where self defense is a no no. Wouldn’t want to hurt the perps feelings now would we. They’re just doing their thang.
He shoulda activated his white privilege and made them run. Cuz we can do all sorts of things with our superpower. But he didn’t... Libs taught him using his powers like that was bad.
We do have them don’t we?
We’re not allowed to say that feral Negro youth are playing the knockout game. We can’t mention that they are feral and uncivilized barbarians. We can’t say that they are uncivilized savages. There’s so much we aren’t allowed to say. So instead, we have to hear hand wringing about what motivates unspecified people to do these acts of violence. As if there is an acceptable motive, if only we knew what it was.
Well, doesn't sound like what happened to him is too far removed from what he's willing to tolerate.
But violence for violences sake is troubling.
Another clueless idiot.
Wait till the government thugs get a hold of him.
Feral youts, just out for a bit of the old ultraviolence.
Gonna be hell when the Droogs really do form.
“Youths” from NE D.C. - surprise, surprise, surprise.
You mean like Wonder Woman’s bracelets? Those were cool.
Pay back for acts committed long before any of us were born.
“I didn’t make eye contact.”
That’s zoo etiquette. Baboons consider eye contact to be aggression.
With inner city yutes yer supposed to wink and nod, and a friendly finger wave, followed by a holster thumb-snap pop.
How do you get that dumb?......
this guy is an idiot....can’t see the forest for the trees....
Nah man...Its in the SKIN!!!! It s our mutant ability to dominate and oppress! It makes white peepZ tEh AweSomZ!!!
DC is ruled by Azathoth.
Azahoth the “blind, formless darkness” in Lovecraft novels? That description fits a a particular politician I know
Nobody is this stupid. I wouldn't doubt it if he mentioned the other incidents of this nature happening across the US and the Washington Post just chose not to publish it. Just as they chose not to describe the perps.
Against a dozen “youths” in a ten round magazine zone.
Well crap! Now someone tells me that I didn’t really have to work hard all those years by simply using my white privilege so I could retire half way comfy? Man do I feel like I’m from Dumbassistan. LOL!
this guys sounds like he’s liberal. As a good liberal, he can’t comprehend being attacked by savage minority youth. After all, he’s on their side, sympathetic to how the man and the system have kept them down and all that. He probablt felt immune to attack due to being liberal.
Thats the evil plot of the libs! Why do you think they put so much effort into minimizing white people and teaching kids how evil we are? to suppress our natural superpowers!
I’m on to their dastardly plan. So if I disappear, the world will know the truth!
You just need to wear your cracker on your sleeve. Dont-cha-know
Those of us from Krypton have them. Sorry to those that don’t.
Yep. Chaos and madness.
But we don’t HAVE to be sorry! We are white. So we oppress and dominate! That’s the beauty of the superpower!
It’s not racist. Libs tell us that every day and libs never lie so we can say it.
what you said!
He can't think of a reason? Talk about a poster boy for Darwin. On any number of levels, the clueless enable the vermin. How does *that* help the environment?
Being locked in an SUV is looking pretty good now, huh, Libby?
Yes, they are. I associate with Liberals every day. They really ARE that stupid. I've just given up and decided they are beyond help.
I would be fine if they took my things, that I understand, said the man,
I wonder if he would understand if they took his life.
Is that why my power to make libs heads explode when they tell a lie?
They are NOT what you called ‘feral and uncivilized barbarians’ or ‘uncivilized savages’, That would make them UNUSUAL, these b@stards are the NORMAL BLACK YOUTH, the ones who DON’T ACT THIS WAY, are the unusual ones.
Look at travon marton-spelled wrong to show my DISRESPCT for him- he would be alive if he didn’t start a fight.
It’s a natural byproduct. I can prove it. Simply walk into any college or coffee shop wearing a Reagan/Flag shirt. Libs will start screaming without you saying a word.
If the X-men taught us anything it’s that people fear that which they do not understand. And God knows libs fear EVERYTHING ;)
I guess now he’s dazed *AND* confused! :)
There are too many people who remain children by choice, as if self-inflicted cluelessness absolves them of any accountability in life. When reality comes down hard and without mercy, instead of casting off the delusions, they double down on stupid. Anything but electing to grow up. The Bible calls them the simple.
Proverbs 22:3 A prudent man foreseeth the evil, and hideth himself: but the simple pass on, and are punished.
This sounds like a craft project. Take a saltine and glue a safety pin to the back. Affix to the lapel.
Note the reactions.
We certainly don't want for you to be troubled, now do we? So why don't you take a good long look in the mirror, and recall what you can about the appearance of your assailants. Now can you think of a much more likely reason that you were attacked than "for violence's sake"?
(Yes, I am reading between the lines, and I might be wrong, but I used to live in D.C. I left.)
They say a conservative is a liberal who has been mugged, but that requires that the muggee have a measurable IQ.
Lol! The as* kicking the left needs is fast approaching.
Lots of stupid, gentrifying liberals will learn about this game soon enough.
Since it has become so cool for millennials to move back to the city, they can learn all about this firsthand.
The 3-S treatment comes to mind with this stuff.
As his head was being beaten to a pulp, I wonder if he begged for mercy by assuring them — truthfully — that he had voted for obama twice?
He could understand if they stole his stuff just to make things more “equal,” but he cannot fathom why they failed to recognize him as one of the “good guys.” Don’t they know he voted for Obama?
If he listens to any MSM, he knows nothing about it. I guess he knows now.
This guy sounds like such a frikkin’ wimp! He almost sounds like he thinks it was somehow his fault.
Something like this would make me go Charles Bronson pretty thoroughly.
Yeah, right. This guy probably wasn’t fag’n. Good grief, a closet get’s a beating. That’s the snoozin’ newsssss....
This is just one small action in the “Bloody Kansas” pre-civil war before the Second U.S. Civil War.
In other words, a preview of coming attractions.
Are you prepared?