Skip to comments.Three drivers have accelerated toward Seattle protesters this month. Nationwide, concerns grow
Posted on 06/19/2020 4:51:32 PM PDT by simpson96
The Seattle Bike Brigade, a group of cyclists who have provide security for protesters amid local demonstrations, had blocked off an alleyway near 9th Avenue and Virginia Street.
The aim was to protect mostly teenage protesters participating in a march for racial justice last Wednesday, June 10, in downtown.
A white man, driving a black Honda Civic, reportedly demanded that the cyclists move from his path so he could access his residence at a nearby condominium complex. Part of that confrontation was filmed and shared on Twitter and Facebook by Robert Svercl, a member of the bike brigade.
"Get the f--- out of the way!" The driver is heard yelling angrily at Svercl and another person before darting backwards down the alley. The driver does not appear to heed the presence of a pedestrian inches from his passenger side while doing so.
Moments later, the same aggressive driver was caught on camera barreling toward protesters at a high speed. Witnesses say he twice used his vehicle to charge at demonstrators in front of a condominium complex.
Those incidents are separate from what happened on Sunday, June 7, when Nikolas Fernandez, a 31-year-old man from north Seattle, accelerated towards protesters, also driving a black Honda Civic. Fernandez shot a protester in the arm who attempted to stop him.
On the afternoon of June 3, Seattle Police arrested Alvin Falley after witnesses say he charged at bicyclists with his sedan at the intersection of 6th Avenue and James Street also during a protest. Falley was charged with a hit-and-run.
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I suppose the protesters could have just moved out of the way, but the right to prevent people from getting to their homes is written in the Constitution. Somewhere.
Blocking the road is the equivalent of playing stupid games..... you’ll win stupid prizes.
It should have been 300. They probably did not want to be dragged out of their vehicle and be maimed or killed. It is best to avoid them. you are not going to win an encounter with them. If they don’t kill you, the police will.
Perhaps these thugs and bullies should stop blocking real Americans. They have no legal right to obstruct our movement, and they are prohibited by law from doing so. This unlawful restraint of a person’s liberty by force or show of force is the literal definition of kidnapping.
Someone will accomplish this unfortunately. They will mow the unfortunates down. You can almost see this coming like a train wreck.
Avoid. That’s like cower.
The plans are coming together!
Something wrong with Honda Civics, esp. if theyre black.
Also, schadenfreude on Fernandez....
What better way to evoke support and sympathy for your cause than to piss of the very people who just might be supportive and sympathetic to your cause?
In the Pacific during World War Two the P.T. Boats had a motto: He who fights and runs away lives to fight another day. Smart fellow that you are you can figure out the difference.
“The Seattle Bike Brigade, a group of cyclists who have provide security for protesters amid local demonstrations, had blocked off an alleyway near 9th Avenue and Virginia Street.”
Pretty bad subject verb agreement there. But what can you expect in a post-literate society?
Seems odd that the Seattle police abandon the area and allow mob rule, but then go after folks that follow the same mob rule.
Well, if it’s not illegal to block streets for B(urn) L(oot)
and M(urder), I have some plans, then.
The only thing wrong is he didn't drive the Honda Civic over to the local dump and swipe a garbage truck to get home.
Funny how they dont tell us the race of the subject of the article when theyre black but are sure to say It when theyre white. Keep fanning those embers, MSM.....maybe youll get your fire.
Yeah. Unfortunately, there IS going to be bloodshed eventually. Someone is going to run a bunch of the dumb asses over.
You certainly could imagine that sensible people might see stopping their vehicle as causing the danger level to rise drastically.
Cornered people do things they might not normally do.
Wait a minute...are people supposed to feel sorry for the rioters?
I wasn’t there, you can’t prove a thing, and I promise never to do it again.
So, people can stand in front of Liz Braziles car all they want?? Interesting...
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