Free Republic
Browse · Search
News/Activism
Topics · Post Article

Skip to comments.

Over 100 dead in Brazil as police strike spurs anarchy
REuters via Yahoo News ^ | 2/9/17 | Paulo Whitaker and Pablo Garcia

Posted on 02/09/2017 10:54:47 PM PST by Kartographer

More than 100 people have been reported killed during a six-day strike by police in the Brazilian state of Espirito Santo, as hundreds of troops patrolled streets attempting to keep order with schools and businesses closed and public transport frozen.

The Army mobilized airborne troops and armored vehicles on Thursday to reinforce roughly 1,200 soldiers and federal police trying to contain the chaos in Espirito Santo, a coastal state north of Rio de Janeiro.

Most of the violence was centered in Vitoria, the state capital and a wealthy port city ringed by golden beaches and filled with mining and petroleum companies.

(Excerpt) Read more at yahoo.com ...


TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; Culture/Society; Foreign Affairs
KEYWORDS: brazil; chaos; policestate; preppers; shtf
Navigation: use the links below to view more comments.
first 1-2021-22 next last
SHTF can be trigger by a small thing, the power can be on, stores open, cell phone working and something snaps and all hell breaks lose.
1 posted on 02/09/2017 10:54:47 PM PST by Kartographer
[ Post Reply | Private Reply | View Replies]

To: Kartographer

If you look closely, the veneer of civilization appears to be remarkably thin.

How many would behave badly if they thought there would be no penalties for bad behavior? Would the ugly side of human nature emerge?

Are there triggers of man’s ‘savage’ nature that could cause a break out of this thin veneer, wicked and barbaric as ever?

How quickly might we transition from civil to barbaric, and what events could cause it?

From:Is Civilization Just A Thin Veneer?
by Ken Jorgustin 3/17/16
http://modernsurvivalblog.com/systemic-risk/is-civilization-a-thin-veneer-of-civilized-modern-man/


2 posted on 02/09/2017 10:58:17 PM PST by Kartographer ("We mutually pledge to each other our lives, our fortunes and our sacred honor.")
[ Post Reply | Private Reply | To 1 | View Replies]

To: appalachian_dweller; OldPossum; DuncanWaring; VirginiaMom; CodeToad; goosie; kalee; ...
Prepper Ping

What happens when trouble happens, and the police
rather than being there in minutes, .. are on strike ?
Anarchy reigns

3 posted on 02/09/2017 11:07:38 PM PST by Tilted Irish Kilt (Muslim & Spanish migrants are like Kudzu--> designed to overload the system= Cloward-Piven)
[ Post Reply | Private Reply | To 2 | View Replies]

To: Kartographer

Civilized behavior is as thin as the paper our laws governing our society are written on.


4 posted on 02/09/2017 11:27:53 PM PST by semaj (Audentes fortuna juvat: Fortune favors the bold. Be Bold FRiends.)
[ Post Reply | Private Reply | To 2 | View Replies]

To: Kartographer

The ultimate fruit of gun control.


5 posted on 02/09/2017 11:41:31 PM PST by nonsporting
[ Post Reply | Private Reply | To 1 | View Replies]

To: Kartographer

We talk as if all cultures are the same re SHTF.

I posit that different cultures will react differently.

In this case we’re talking about an institutionally corrupt and impoverished society that is not exactly composed of rocket surgeons, and not exactly steeped in the traditions of Western civilization.

I generalize, I know.


6 posted on 02/10/2017 12:52:28 AM PST by T-Bone Texan (:^ยค)
[ Post Reply | Private Reply | To 2 | View Replies]

To: Kartographer

So just like a typical week in Chicago.


7 posted on 02/10/2017 1:38:34 AM PST by Hugin (Conservatism without Nationalism is a fraud.)
[ Post Reply | Private Reply | To 1 | View Replies]

To: Kartographer

Good times.


8 posted on 02/10/2017 1:54:48 AM PST by VTenigma (The Democrat party is the party of the mathematically challenged)
[ Post Reply | Private Reply | To 1 | View Replies]

To: T-Bone Texan

Like 90% of our deep blue metro areas?


9 posted on 02/10/2017 2:19:16 AM PST by Kartographer ("We mutually pledge to each other our lives, our fortunes and our sacred honor.")
[ Post Reply | Private Reply | To 6 | View Replies]

To: Kartographer

Welcome back, FRiend.


10 posted on 02/10/2017 2:20:11 AM PST by TADSLOS (Reset Underway!)
[ Post Reply | Private Reply | To 1 | View Replies]

To: Tilted Irish Kilt

Bottom Line- No one has your back like you do. Don’t be a sheep and you won’t need a government sheepdog.


11 posted on 02/10/2017 2:21:44 AM PST by TADSLOS (Reset Underway!)
[ Post Reply | Private Reply | To 3 | View Replies]

To: TADSLOS; greeneyes

Not really back more like a bout of insomina


12 posted on 02/10/2017 2:23:05 AM PST by Kartographer ("We mutually pledge to each other our lives, our fortunes and our sacred honor.")
[ Post Reply | Private Reply | To 10 | View Replies]

To: Kartographer

LOL, yeah that happens to me more often than not.


13 posted on 02/10/2017 2:25:52 AM PST by TADSLOS (Reset Underway!)
[ Post Reply | Private Reply | To 12 | View Replies]

To: Kartographer

Is this more or less dying because of the strike?


14 posted on 02/10/2017 2:55:07 AM PST by immadashell (Save Innocent Lives - ban gun free zones)
[ Post Reply | Private Reply | To 1 | View Replies]

To: Kartographer

Also worth noting is how little time passed between the perceived absence of the thin blue line and the outbreaks of lawlessness.

NET: never leave the house/family undefended. Always carry or possess nearby, even IN your domicile.

“Be polite, be professional, but have a plan to kill everybody you meet.” James Mattis, USSECDEF/ USMC, on being a ‘hunter.


15 posted on 02/10/2017 4:23:58 AM PST by Blueflag (Res ipsa loquitur: non vehere est inermus)
[ Post Reply | Private Reply | To 1 | View Replies]

To: Kartographer

In NYPD Rookie School years ago we were taught this: “If there were just three people in the world one would have to be a cop to keep the other two from killing each other.”


16 posted on 02/10/2017 7:37:52 AM PST by jmaroneps37 (Conservatism is truth. Liberalism is lies.)
[ Post Reply | Private Reply | To 1 | View Replies]

To: Kartographer

In NYPD Rookie School years ago we were taught this: “If there were just three people in the world one would have to be a cop to keep the other two from killing each other.”


17 posted on 02/10/2017 7:37:52 AM PST by jmaroneps37 (Conservatism is truth. Liberalism is lies.)
[ Post Reply | Private Reply | To 1 | View Replies]

To: Tilted Irish Kilt
Update :

Title :" Brazil threatens striking police with prosecution as death toll tops 120"

http://www.reuters.com/article/us-brazil-violence-idUSKBN15P22E?il=0

If accurate, the toll would be more than six times the homicide rate in the state last year.( currently esitmated at 122 fatalities )

18 posted on 02/10/2017 9:56:02 AM PST by Tilted Irish Kilt (Muslim & Spanish migrants are like Kudzu--> designed to overload the system= Cloward-Piven)
[ Post Reply | Private Reply | To 3 | View Replies]

To: Tilted Irish Kilt

This is why stocking up is needed. At some point, if it’s not safe, a person needs to stay home, and be prepared to defend hearth and home.


19 posted on 02/10/2017 12:03:13 PM PST by greeneyes
[ Post Reply | Private Reply | To 3 | View Replies]

To: Kartographer

Well, I miss your threads and posts, so I hope you’ll visit when you can.


20 posted on 02/10/2017 12:04:12 PM PST by greeneyes
[ Post Reply | Private Reply | To 12 | View Replies]


Navigation: use the links below to view more comments.
first 1-2021-22 next last

Disclaimer: Opinions posted on Free Republic are those of the individual posters and do not necessarily represent the opinion of Free Republic or its management. All materials posted herein are protected by copyright law and the exemption for fair use of copyrighted works.

Free Republic
Browse · Search
News/Activism
Topics · Post Article

FreeRepublic, LLC, PO BOX 9771, FRESNO, CA 93794
FreeRepublic.com is powered by software copyright 2000-2008 John Robinson