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2020-06-08 -Lurid Crime Tales-
SEAL Turned Cop Saves Teammate Who Was Shot During ANTIFA Riots
[SOFREP] On the night of Monday, June 1, St. Louis was a battlefield. Parts of the city were at the mercy of Antifa-backed looters and rioters, who were burning down businesses and stealing their contents. The violent protestors were hurling gasoline at police officers and then throwing fireworks, aiming to burn them alive. Gunfire could be heard throughout the city as officers repeatedly came under fire from the mob.

That night, retired St. Louis Police Captain David Dorn was shot and killed while trying to protect a business; four other police officers were also evacuated to the hospital with gunshot wounds in separate incidents.

Ryan Murphy, one of the officers, would have probably died on the spot if it weren’t for a fellow officer and former Navy SEAL.

Displaying extraordinary calm under fire, Joe Busso, a member of the St. Louis Police Department SWAT Team, provided critical first aid to Murphy before evacuating him to the hospital.

A United States Marine, who is now a member of Missouri law enforcement, described to SOFREP how Busso, a member of the St. Louis Police Department SWAT Team, applied life-saving treatment to save fellow officer Ryan Murphy.

“Things were terrible that night. The streets were crazy with gunfire and the radio traffic was nonstop with report after report of guys under fire,” said the former Marine. “The average person has no idea how violent and lawless the streets of St. Louis have become. Criminals are operating with impunity, using long guns to fire hundreds of rounds at police officers. Looters are running rampant. The police are brave, but they have no leadership and no support from the Mayor, the Governor, or anyone.”
This is obscene — I had no idea it was that bad.
Posted by Besoeker 2020-06-08 01:05|| E-Mail|| Front Page|| [6531 views ]  Top
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#1 This is obscene — I had no idea it was that bad.

It is indeed bad, Besoeker.

I'm probably out - these are dangerous times and for personal and family reasons it's probably not prudent to post any longer (celebrate with some hooch, Skid!). So here's a last rant that summarizes my take on why what we're seeing is uniquely dangerous:

As I see it these riots are qualitatively different from previous festivities such as LA '92 and Detroit '67.

The first difference is the hand of BLM-Antifa, coordinating and propelling the anarchy behind the scenes. Neither the Black Panthers nor the Weahermen nor any other violent revolutionary groups had any meaningful involvement in any previous riot. This is a coordinated insurrection.

Second, this Insurrection was likely planned for November: the real goal was and is to disrupt and destabilize democratic institutions. This goal they share with their Panther-Weathermen ancestors. But BLM-Antifa have support from within the elite. They have actually gained a strong foothold in the Establishment in ways that the earlier revolutionaries never did or could.

"Defund the police" + ritual self-abasement are not the acts of a few isolated masochists and assorted madmen. In the Trump era these gestures are resonating with America's most powerful and influential figures - across not just elite media and the Democratic Party but also the Never-Trump GOP, the top military brass, and Fortune 50 CEOs.

Perhaps this is just a hula hoop craze, a kind of virtue-signaling frenzy that ultimately means nothing. We can hope.

But it's also possible that large elements of the Establishment are telling us that they will not oppose this insurrection. If it becomes clear that the forces upholding public safety can no longer do so with the support of elected officials and the nation's most powerful economic and military figures, then the inevitable result will be a northern version of what you see across the big cities of Brazil.

That is, wealth and first-world elegance side by side with third-world squalor, anarchy and desolation, with a corrupt state apparatus and a harassed middle class squeezed and looking to escape.

We're already seeing this play our locally in the leftist-captured big cities such as DeBlasio's New York.

No conspiracy theorist here, and I never would have said this before, but given the extreme spread of this madness across our elites, it's hard to believe that our liberties are truly safe any more.

We've finally been Latinized. The Dems' strategy for a "emerging majority" has been realized - not ethnically, as they aimed to do with tens of millions of illiterate Mexican immigrants but politically, by our own homegrown version of Che and Castro: our black-bloc Bolivarians.

Only the courts remain intact to defend our rights. Cold comfort, that.

Posted by Lex 2020-06-08 11:43||   2020-06-08 11:43|| Front Page Top

#2 Well Done, Peace out.
Posted by Skidmark 2020-06-08 12:40||   2020-06-08 12:40|| Front Page Top

#3 It is indeed bad, Besoeker.

‘Twas I — Besoeker is grey highlighter with red type. He’s the only one who gets red — Rantburg’s Related is done in his colours on the Rantburg background, I just realized.

Besides, Besoeker is experienced in all sorts if interesting things, supremely cynical about many of them, and connected. He probably had a fairly accurate idea of what the words in the reports meant.
Posted by trailing wife 2020-06-08 13:01||   2020-06-08 13:01|| Front Page Top

#4 Ref #3:. "Experieced in all sorts of things."

Tranlation: Knows a little about a lot, a lot about nothing in particular.'
Posted by Besoeker 2020-06-08 13:23||   2020-06-08 13:23|| Front Page Top

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