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U2 cancels its St Louis concert in fear of fan safety (truncated - St. louis picture heavy)
Daily Mail ^ | 09/16/2017 | Jennifer Smith (Daily Mail/AP)

Posted on 09/16/2017 2:18:09 PM PDT by akalinin

U2 has cancelled its St Louis concert as more protests erupt in the Missouri city over the acquittal of a white cop who shot dead a black man in 2011.

Thirty-two people were arrested for the upheaval which saw at least ten officers injured including one who had his jaw broken and another who dislocated his shoulder on Friday night.

On Saturday, another 300 marched at West County Center Mall to carry on their demonstration for a second night. Macy's closed its doors in fear of the crowd and there was an increased police presence at the mall.

They are angry about the acquittal of white cop Jason Stockley who was cleared of murdering black drug dealer Anthony Smith in 2011 on Friday after years of anticipation.

Many believe Stockley planted a gun in Smith's car after he shot him six times following a high-speed car chase. The weapon had none of the dead man's DNA on it but Stockey's fingerprints were picked up.


(Excerpt) Read more at dailymail.co.uk ...


TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; Culture/Society; News/Current Events; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: banglist; blm; leftists; stlouis; u2
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To: akalinin

Hmmm, they come from Ireland which had rampant terrorism, before it was cool.


2 posted on 09/16/2017 2:19:34 PM PDT by nickcarraway
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To: akalinin

It’s funny how the left says trash, but won’t step into the climate which they encouraged.


3 posted on 09/16/2017 2:19:51 PM PDT by Morpheus2009
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To: akalinin
U2 - Sunday Bloody Sunday
4 posted on 09/16/2017 2:20:22 PM PDT by nickcarraway
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To: akalinin

If those guys were there to stop looting, I’d cut them some slack.

If they weren’t, they’d be prime candidates for shoot on sight.


5 posted on 09/16/2017 2:21:09 PM PDT by DoughtyOne (DACA: Their dream, our nightmare... will the rule of law prevail or not?)
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To: akalinin

Looks like we’re going to have to get used to this.
Maybe government should institute a Disgruntled Scale
with colors denoting how safe it is to leave the house.


6 posted on 09/16/2017 2:22:57 PM PDT by sparklite2 (I'm less interested in the rights I have than the liberties I can take.)
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To: DoughtyOne

That guy would have a half-life of 1 minute in my neighborhood. Just sayin’.


7 posted on 09/16/2017 2:23:01 PM PDT by akalinin (www.sterlingheightsreport.com)
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To: akalinin

2011? This thug was shot BEFORE it was cool to riot over alleged brutality?

What is the statute of limitations on outrage over old cases?


8 posted on 09/16/2017 2:26:05 PM PDT by the OlLine Rebel (Common sense is an uncommon virtue./Federal-run medical care is as good as state-run DMVs.)
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To: akalinin

I’m sure that could be said of many areas in this nation.


9 posted on 09/16/2017 2:27:42 PM PDT by DoughtyOne (DACA: Their dream, our nightmare... will the rule of law prevail or not?)
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To: akalinin

Its St Louis. No one at the ATF gives a darn. Also, they are not white, so regulations don’t apply.


10 posted on 09/16/2017 2:30:23 PM PDT by foundedonpurpose (Prayers for Gods People! Salvation & Restoration!)
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To: akalinin

As much as I dislike U2’s posturing and sanctimony, I have to admit they do put on an amazing concert. Saw my first in SF the early ‘80s, saw my last at the Rose Bowl this summer - still a great show.


11 posted on 09/16/2017 2:37:05 PM PDT by AnotherUnixGeek
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To: akalinin

Most of the stores shuttered their storefronts or locked the doors as the wave of looters, er, protestors, marched by.

Save these photos for the next “boo hoo, malls are dying” article.


12 posted on 09/16/2017 2:43:38 PM PDT by LostInBayport (When there are more people riding in the cart than there are pulling it, the cart stops moving...)
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To: akalinin

Does U2 actually appeal to the African American demographic? they’re white so they have to be fascists right?


13 posted on 09/16/2017 2:45:27 PM PDT by Fhios (Down with your fascism, up with our fascism.)
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To: AnotherUnixGeek
As much as I dislike U2’s posturing and sanctimony, I have to admit they do put on an amazing concert. Saw my first in SF the early ‘80s, saw my last at the Rose Bowl this summer - still a great show.

Yes, Bono is a sanctimonious asshole and was even lampooned by South Park as the world's biggest piece of crap. I do like some of their music, but can't stand the politics. IMHO, weird that St. Louis is on their tour plan.
14 posted on 09/16/2017 2:54:15 PM PDT by akalinin (www.sterlingheightsreport.com)
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To: akalinin

I thot Bono was an international star for peace?


15 posted on 09/16/2017 2:54:40 PM PDT by Delta 21 (Build The Wall !! Jail The Cankle !!)
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To: nickcarraway

All threads should come with theme music.


16 posted on 09/16/2017 2:56:53 PM PDT by Delta 21 (Build The Wall !! Jail The Cankle !!)
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To: AnotherUnixGeek

A couple of my sons,wives,and a grandchild went this summer in MA——they said it was awesome——and sold out.

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17 posted on 09/16/2017 2:58:09 PM PDT by Mears
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To: Delta 21
All threads should come with theme music.

Ha! That would be cool!
18 posted on 09/16/2017 3:03:56 PM PDT by akalinin (www.sterlingheightsreport.com)
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To: akalinin
Was the ATF notified?

Nah. He gots da protective coloration.

19 posted on 09/16/2017 3:14:54 PM PDT by JimRed ( TERM LIMITS, NOW! Building the Wall! TRUTH is the new HATE SPEECH.)
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To: akalinin

It’s no surprise this is happening in another city run by Democrats.


20 posted on 09/16/2017 3:15:46 PM PDT by TwelveOfTwenty (Prayers for our country and President Trump)
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