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Started by tasselhoff on May 31, 2020 7:43:04 PM
Antifa to become terrorist organisation

According to President Brainworms.

Apart from the fact he can only do this for foreign organisations, what do you all think of the horrifying brutality Trump is threatening on his own citizens?

https://mobile.twitter.com/steve_vladeck/status/12
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IQ76again - 31 May 2020 20:24:00 (#1 of 319)

To be antifascist, I would consider as a plus for you.

FleurDuMal - 31 May 2020 20:28:19 (#2 of 319)

As the opposite of anti-fascist is a fascist, has Donny the Fart declared the US to be a fascist state?

Garden - 31 May 2020 20:39:56 (#3 of 319)

Doesn't it first need to be an organization?

jamalade - 31 May 2020 20:48:10 (#4 of 319)

Exactly, typically, this government haven't thought this through. They are good at the dog whistling. I will give them that. I never knew about Headley until the other day and neither did he so there are a lot of whistling in his ear.

Geribaldi - 31 May 2020 20:50:49 (#5 of 319)

Always thought it ironic that a group that calls itself "anti-fascist" engages in fascist tactics.

Garden - 31 May 2020 20:57:10 (#6 of 319)

So has Jerry infiltrated Antifa?

But he's not anti-fascist, and they'd figure that out right away, wouldn't they?

TheValkyrie - 31 May 2020 21:02:02 (#7 of 319)

Non-existent organisation declared organisation...

lammaMia - 31 May 2020 21:34:14 (#8 of 319)

Geroge Soros is really a lizard who orchestrates the antifas through 5G.

darkhorse - 31 May 2020 21:34:42 (#9 of 319)

Is this about the riots in the USA?

Idiots at the top are always obsessed that riots are ignited by some kind of outside agitators. They don't seem to accept that normal average people have agency and might sometimes cause trouble or riots, without it being a great conspiracy.

Geribaldi - 31 May 2020 21:42:04 (#10 of 319)

It's clearly the Illuminati. Probably working with the Free Masons.

Tagyourit - 31 May 2020 21:43:34 (#11 of 319)

It's clearly the Illuminati.

He knows too much, launch the black helicopters!

Hilary - 31 May 2020 21:54:52 (#12 of 319)

Always thought it ironic that a group that calls itself "anti-fascist" engages in fascist tactics.

Always remember that here are two kinds of fascism: fascism on the one hand, and self-styled 'antifascism' on the other.

quartus - 31 May 2020 22:10:22 (#13 of 319)

Forcible suppression of opposition is one of the hallmarks of fascism.

It's telling to note that Trump's proposed edict involves no equivalent suppression of the alt-right.

Snarlygog - 31 May 2020 22:23:16 (#14 of 319)

Gravy Seals were occupying State buildings with Automatic weapons 2 weeks ago.

Jacob_Richter - 31 May 2020 22:32:32 (#15 of 319)

It's no surprise that a fascist wants to ban anti-fascism. As Antifa isn't even an organisation, this will go no further than a farting Tweet.

There's something else at play here though. The notion of 'outside agitators' stirring up trouble where, otherwise, there wouldn't be any bother....as if the police murder of yet another black man in America would just be shrugged off. The 'outside agitator' trope is a long standing one and, in cases such as this, is doubly racist: firstly that blacks are too dumb to protest unless someone manipulates them, secondly that the left wing outside agitator is a trope for cunning and manipulative Jews and so smacks of antisemitism.

So, a fascist is racist against black people and Jews and wants to suppress anti-fascism.

Jacob_Richter - 31 May 2020 22:33:49 (#16 of 319)

Gravy Seals were occupying State buildings with Automatic weapons 2 weeks ago.

And spreading disease while at it. The master race does clever stuff like that.

moto748 - 31 May 2020 22:49:59 (#17 of 319)

Apart from the fact he can only do this for foreign organisations

Is this true? If so, there's no point in the complaints about domestic alt-right groups not being listed.

brooklyn - 31 May 2020 22:59:08 (#18 of 319)

there are legal definitions for foreign terrorist organization and domestic terrorist organization. but there are crimes only for the foreign ones. for trump to declare a group a "domestic terrorist organization" has no legal effect.

virgil5 - 31 May 2020 23:24:15 (#19 of 319)

Heh ((Gravy Seals))

DesEsseintes - 01 Jun 2020 00:19:01 (#20 of 319)

Do you want a revolution is trending on the Twitters for some reason.

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