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2020-07-09 Fifth Column
Portland Police report that downtown businesses have suffered an estimated $23m in damages from Antifa/BLM
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Posted by Fred 2020-07-09 00:00|| E-Mail|| Front Page|| [6473 views ]  Top
 File under: Antifa/BLM 

#1 I wonder what they mean by 'damages'. At first I thought the cops might have surveyed the CHAZ / CHOP area and estimated property damage. There's also (further) financial damage with respect to closed businesses, businesses running at less than 100%, etc.

Down the road, I think it will be very possible to correlate the damage done by rioters and the resulting drop in businesses and population decline. Either way, businesses will be leaving larger cities one way or the other. For instance, Boston had rioting for two or three days and that was limited largely to the Back Bay and some areas around City Hall. By way of comparison, NYC, Portland, Seattle and Milwaukee have been both more frequent (in days), higher participant numbers and much worse in physical damage. Most likely outcome for those cities - they're future Detroits.
Posted by Raj 2020-07-09 07:16||   2020-07-09 07:16|| Front Page Top

#2 I thought CHAZ was in Seattle, not Portland. The damage in Seattle must be much greater.
Posted by daniel  2020-07-09 09:28||   2020-07-09 09:28|| Front Page Top

#3 Self defeating strategy to burn out the nests where your behavior is tolerated or encouraged. Resistance and push back in other places especially by awakening vigilance groups will be more dynamic than the passivity so far. It doesn’t take long to figure out that when selective law enforcement doesn’t protect you, why bother to obey it. What follows is the release of pent up anger from those that have been holding it back out of respect for. system that suddenly appears to be failing. Seems my prepper friends may have been prescient after all.
Posted by NoMoreBS 2020-07-09 12:26||   2020-07-09 12:26|| Front Page Top

#4 They vote for this shit.

Fuck 'em.
Posted by charger 2020-07-09 14:56||   2020-07-09 14:56|| Front Page Top

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