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I completely understand rioting in countries like Syria and many other autocratic countries where an event such as one man's shooting would spark this, but Britain? Really? Sounds like Rodney King all over again. Senseless violence that basically will achieve nothing for any sort of legitimate social movement other than to 'release frustration'. I mean honestly, I was listening to the news yesterday and there was a highlight of one village outside of London that had 10-13-year-olds wandering around beating people up, looting businesses, and trying to burn things. The social media outlets definitely should not be oppressed by any means, but the majority of the demonstrators are not legitimate. If there was a riot for every mistake a police officer, who by the way are HUMANS and don't actually get paid all that much (in the US anyway), made, we'd be living in anarchy.
Edited by Infinite Jest - 8/11/11 at 7:27am
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I never meant that I was for the rioting but it could have been avoided if the Police didn't shoot Mark Duggan which lead to many things that are happening. Cause and Effect.

Justice should be served to anyone who shoot Mark Duggan and to anyone who isn't peacefully protesting and to the people who are doing damage to the business owners.

David Cameran should question and do a full-investigating on the death of Mark Duggan.
+1 for having a brain and dont get "owned" by "feelings"
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I never meant that I was for the rioting but it could have been avoided if the Police didn't shoot Mark Duggan which lead to many things that are happening. Cause and Effect.

Justice should be served to anyone who shoot Mark Duggan and to anyone who isn't peacefully protesting and to the people who are doing damage to the business owners.

David Cameran should question and do a full-investigating on the death of Mark Duggan.
I agree the matter should be investigated, but I don't see how this sparks the country into riots. Police shoot people all of the time (that's why they have guns), regardless of race, and the matters are almost always investigated. I'm not saying cops should just be free to shoot whoever they'd like on a whim, I'm just saying that cops shooting people isn't some new occurrence and that it will simply be swept under the rug.
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Rioters should be banned from living, would solve a lot of future troubles for everyone.
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Those pics show nothing.
    
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No, they do. It's called profiling and herding mentality.
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They chose those pics to go along with the articles which sum up what kind of person he was, i.e. well known to local police.
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Take away all convicted rioter's benefits. That's what I say.
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Take away all convicted rioter's benefits. That's what I say.
Think there's an e-petition right now for that.
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