Skip to comments.London riots: live
Posted on 08/08/2011 6:26:54 PM PDT by dep
Rolling coverage of the third night of violent disturbances in London, with arson and looting reported at several locations across the capital.
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Or now they could switch to the metric system. Or change their flag. Or, hell, adopt a different official religion. Decide to return to middle English as their language.
But none of these things has anything to do with this rioting, as neither does your suggestion. I’m sorry you don’t like the royal family, but it has nothing to do with this.
On election night I will be heavily armed just like last time. Just in case.
Hey, London progressives,
How’s that diversity working for you?
Brits must feel pretty hopeless not having many weapons. If someone tried to damage my house they would likely not walk away.
Some of those pictures look like they could have come straight out of 1940 during The Blitz.
If they are armed with machetes, then the police should open fire with sidearms!
If feel so bad for the civilians who have had to surrender to these thugs, while the police exercise very poor judgment in the feeble attempts to suppress the violence.
>Are these rioters Muslim or who?<
Well, they’re called “youths” by the BBC...
It’s amazing to think that some LP party hack can talk about 30 years of “inequality” after well over a decade of LP control within that time along with national health, council housing, and other socialist policies that have been part of the UK’s national fabric for the better part of a century. Would it be banal to compare these sorts of people with Hitler? No! Like Hitler, they are motivated by the belief that they have been wronged, but when they see an opportunity they cannot be appeased. They must be fought and defeated decisively.
The police don’t *have* sidearms. They could caution them to desist from their activities, though. In a respectful way that observes the miscreant’s dignity.
Riots...stock market...it’s happening just like Glenn Beck said it would.
Hold onto your hats, we are in for a rough 10-15 years, if not more.
Well, I would say that facing off against mobs of thugs with machetes requires a visit to the armory before heading out to the streets! These bastards are not going to respond to “harsh looks” and oral warnings from the constabulary. How far are the police going to let this go? Are they going to let this continue up to the point that the gangs approach Buckingham Palace???
“violent disturbances in London, with arson and looting”
Why aren’t the police shooting them?
Let them try that in an armed society. Cowards.
Because unlike in America most police in “western” countries only carry radios and whistles and maybe a stick.
The city is getting burned down!
There are buildings that are absolutely gutted.
But the riots supposedly started BECAUSE a police officer shot an “unarmed” man? Please explain.
Yep, arson is cause for deadly force. I am truly amazed that there have been no fatalities yets except for the ne’er do well Master Duggan.