We are civilians.Accompanied by a very visable individual on the roof with a weapon?
We are armed.
We use real bullets.
We shoot to kill.
These protestors don't really risk much when they face the police. Police usually treat these jokers with kid gloves using tear gas and lots of officers in riot gear. The rioters come prepared for all of that. They know full well that the police won't shoot them because that kind of thing is generally frowned upon in free societies.
But a private citizen defending their property, that's a different story. At least in the United States it is (gotta love that Second Amendment!). You mess with an armed individual in this country and whatever happens to you is your own fault.
Paris has been burning for 11 nights now. It's probably on fire as I type. The rioting is spreading to other European cities. How long are the French going to let themselves be terrorized before they stand up and fight for what is theirs? After 11 straight nights of this mess who cares why it happened. When is it going to stop?
The confrontational side of me almost wishes that some disaffected "youths" would try this mess over here so that we could show the world how we handle our business. Almost.
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