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Antifa Activities Now Classified as Domestic Terrorism in US

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silky28 wrote:
Sep 13th, 2017 12:18 pm
That doesn't happen in isolation from the violence on the Left for it is, in fact, the result of violence on the Left. How many times should people attending talks by conservatives endure beatings at the hands of ANTIFA et al with no police protection, before they begin to defend themselves?
Well, the left and the right both showed up with weapons (the left had improvised weapons like bike locks, and the right had firearms). Which side used their weapons to illegally assault the other?
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AndySixx wrote:
Sep 13th, 2017 11:31 am
You only described one act of violence (of which the motive is still in question) and threw making you feel uncomfortable in as a violent act. lol.

Also numerous Antifa just arrested for throwing smoke bombs at police.

#FightingNazis

On the bright side these people are making Trump look fantastic in comparison.
Yup, by the same reasoning we could blame the shooting at the Republican baseball game on the left. But we don't, because he was just a nutjob.
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Kaz wrote:
Sep 12th, 2017 10:57 pm
Seems strange that you and raider neglect to remember that the person who instituted the cultural mosaic policy in Canada was Pierre Trudeau who was a rather large fan of the Russians and the communist system. And them pointing out that the key to destabilization was supporting the policies Pierre pushed. Hmm.
1. I approve of multiculturalism

2. I approve of PET. I will reserve judgement on his son.

3. In 1970 Russia was communist. Now it's far right oligarchal kleptocracy. The very model of utopia that the alt right venerates.

4. Everything about the modern alt right, from anti-globalism, to white nationalism, to anti-antifa, stinks of vodka and potatoes. It surprises me to no end that whenever we dig behind guys like Trump, Bannon, or Duke, a Russian pops up somewhere.

5. I strongly suspect the opinions of many modern right leaning speakers is heavily influenced by Russian made/bought/paid propaganda and they don't even realize it.

6. Russia has an explicit policy of sowing cultural and ideological dissent in the US and Western Europe. They view it as a matter of national defense
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ConsoleWatcher wrote:
Sep 13th, 2017 1:46 pm
Well, the left and the right both showed up with weapons (the left had improvised weapons like bike locks, and the right had firearms). Which side used their weapons to illegally assault the other?
Wrong... The Left did not only have improvised weapons they also had knives, bats, m80 explosives, mace/pepper spray and other things...and those on the Right only began to arm themselves after they were attacked on two separate occasions at Berkeley..first at the Milo talk then at the Donald Trump rally. It was ANTIFA and the like that introduced the violence, not the Right.
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AndySixx wrote:
Sep 13th, 2017 11:31 am
You only described one act of violence (of which the motive is still in question) and threw making you feel uncomfortable in as a violent act. lol.

Also numerous Antifa just arrested for throwing smoke bombs at police.

#FightingNazis

On the bright side these people are making Trump look fantastic in comparison.
Well, the police are defending people on the right from being illegally assaulted. According to some people here, that makes them Nazis...
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Doesnt take a rocket scientist to figure out who is in the wrong. Guys dressed in all black with faces masked, or the normal looking guys?

I hope antifa try to pull that crap in canada and all get arrested for wearing masks. But knowing us, they'd probably get a warning since feelings hurt.
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Kingmoo wrote:
Sep 13th, 2017 3:57 pm
Doesnt take a rocket scientist to figure out who is in the wrong. Guys dressed in all black with faces masked, or the normal looking guys?

I hope antifa try to pull that crap in canada and all get arrested for wearing masks. But knowing us, they'd probably get a warning since feelings hurt.
really? I dont think so. And many Montreal protesters I see always wearing all blacks and some with masks.
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silky28 wrote:
Sep 13th, 2017 3:21 pm
Wrong... The Left did not only have improvised weapons they also had knives, bats, m80 explosives, mace/pepper spray and other things...and those on the Right only began to arm themselves after they were attacked on two separate occasions at Berkeley..first at the Milo talk then at the Donald Trump rally. It was ANTIFA and the like that introduced the violence, not the Right.
Yup, you're right; they had those weapons too. And they're not only showing up at neo-nazi rallies, but at just about anything right-leaning nowadays.

Let's face it, if they had called themselves ANTINA and only did this stuff at *actual* neo-nazi rallies there would be a lot less criticism than there is now.
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ConsoleWatcher wrote:
Sep 13th, 2017 4:30 pm
Yup, you're right; they had those weapons too. And they're not only showing up at neo-nazi rallies, but at just about anything right-leaning nowadays.

Let's face it, if they had called themselves ANTINA and only did this stuff at *actual* neo-nazi rallies there would be a lot less criticism than there is now.
Who had those weapons too? are you suggesting that at the first "battles of Berkeley" that the right came armed with mace, bombs and bats? That is simply wrong...the people who were assaulted at the Milo Yiannopoulos talk did not have weapons and did not attack anyone. In the later "battles of Berkeley" people on the Right did wear armour, helmets and carry bats etc. but they did not use them until they were attacked by ANTIFA. It is ANTIFA that has instigated all of this.

And maybe there would be less outcry if they only attacked actual Neo-Nazis instead of just regular people they classify as such...but that doesn't make it right. As much as I dislike the Neo-Nazi message they are members of society and should be afforded the same liberties as anyone else; they should be able to speak their mind and speak without being assaulted. The same goes for radical Muslims...as much as I dislike them - an Islam on the whole quite frankly - we have to allow these people to speak (so long as they are not calling for actual violence). Free speech is easy to call for when you agree with the speaker but it is much more important to defend it when you disagree with him!

And no, saying something mean or insulting about another person or group is not a form of violence!
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silky28 wrote:
Sep 13th, 2017 4:43 pm
Who had those weapons too? are you suggesting that at the first "battles of Berkeley" that the right came armed with mace, bombs and bats? That is simply wrong...the people who were assaulted at the Milo Yiannopoulos talk did not have weapons and did not attack anyone. In the later "battles of Berkeley" people on the Right did wear armour, helmets and carry bats etc. but they did not use them until they were attacked by ANTIFA. It is ANTIFA that has instigated all of this.

And maybe there would be less outcry if they only attacked actual Neo-Nazis instead of just regular people they classify as such...but that doesn't make it right. As much as I dislike the Neo-Nazi message they are members of society and should be afforded the same liberties as anyone else; they should be able to speak their mind and speak without being assaulted. The same goes for radical Muslims...as much as I dislike them - an Islam on the whole quite frankly - we have to allow these people to speak (so long as they are not calling for actual violence). Free speech is easy to call for when you agree with the speaker but it is much more important to defend it when you disagree with him!

And no, saying something mean or insulting about another person or group is not a form of violence!
I'm on your side on this one; I meant that ANTIFA had the bats/mace/etc in addition to the bike locks and other improvised weapons.

I also agree that the Neo-nazis shouldn't be illegally attacked. I'm just saying that if ANTIFA only attacked them (and not just about anyone on the right, or police/journalists) then they might have had a little more sympathy from the public. Still wrong, but perhaps a lesser wrong.
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AndySixx wrote:
Sep 13th, 2017 6:04 pm
Indeed, what leftists fail to realize in their election-related tantrums is that the US Constitution protects even the worst scum, such as Neo-Nazis, Antifa, BLM, or the idiots in the WBC who exist to antagonize people. No one has a right not to be offended.
What gets me is that these same antifas that are out there violently protesting against ideologies they dont believe in are probably the same snowflake millennials that complain that too much homework in college hurts their feelings
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kevindurant1 wrote:
Sep 12th, 2017 9:34 pm
I didnt call you a Nazi. You are the one who admitted that you are defending their ideology. See post #106.
As a matter of fact, I said the opposite in the post:
We are not defending the ideology of Alt Right/Nazi's/Unite The Right/Proud Boys etc etc.
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kevindurant1 wrote:
Sep 12th, 2017 11:58 pm
Want me to post more?
Sure, knock yourself out. Smiling Face With Open Mouth And Smiling Eyes

Want me to post videos/pics of acts of violence committed by Socialist states? If I post enough of them, will it provide the moral justification for groups of thugs to attack demonstrations supporting left-wing ideologies?
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CheapScotch wrote:
Sep 13th, 2017 6:35 pm
As a matter of fact, I said the opposite in the post:



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We are not defending the ideology of Alt Right/Nazi's/Unite The Right/Proud Boys etc etc. We are defending their right to promote their ideology,
This is what you posted. You are not defending their right to promote their ideology because its not being threatened. See post #106.

This is civilians VS civilians. So you ARE defending their ideology. At least own up to what you posted.
Want me to post videos/pics of acts of violence committed by Socialist states?
"Socialist states" has nothing to do with Antifa. Face With Tears Of JoyFace With Tears Of JoyFace With Tears Of Joy.

The victims I posted are ACTUAL victims of the Alt Right. This is really getting sad Cheapscotch.
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