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Portland, OR. Federal violence. 

Federal officers who do not have badges or answer to local authorities and state officials have been found in Portland Oregon, pulling protesters into unmarked vans.

Today the Acting Homeland Security Secretary released an extremely scary letter condemning protesters as lawless anarchists destroying the city.

I am fucking terrified.

dhs.gov/news/2020/07/16/acting

Portland, OR. Federal violence. 

To be clear, I live in Oregon, always have but I'm clear on the southern end of the state. So the fact that it still chills my very being from 275 miles away says something profound I think.

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Portland, OR. Federal violence. 

@Alistor knowing these things are going on from the relative quiet of the edge of PDX suburban sprawl is just as chilling.

This is wrong on so many levels.

The feds and police escalate and *CAUSE* the violence, without them in the picture this is a relatively peaceful effort.

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@Alistor This would be a fantastic Onion bit. Unfortunately, it's reality...

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@invis @Alistor So, according to the capitalist state, painting the side of a building is violence, but kidnapping the people doing that stuff isn't.

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@invis I've been saying that phrase a lot over the last 20 years.

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@invis @Alistor Those poor fences never asked to be so terribly brutalized!

Portland, OR. Federal violence. 

@Alistor Amerikkka now has Stasi. Fucking yippee, we've gone full totalitarian. And I left my damn pitchfork in Orange County NY.

Portland, OR. Federal violence. 

@WanderingBeekeeper @Alistor attack them with bees challenge 2020

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@eryn @WanderingBeekeeper @Alistor

great, now people are gonna start covert beehives inside the walls of police stations? I mean REALLY

Portland, OR. Federal violence. 

@eryn I mean, nature delivered Murder Hornets not far away, and we all missed the message. @WanderingBeekeeper @Alistor

Portland, OR. Federal violence. 

@Alistor wow. this is super fucked

Portland, OR. Federal violence. 

@Alistor If people who don't identify themselves as any sort of official try to capture you and throw you in an unmarked vehicle, the NRA says you *are* allowed to shoot them, right? Or are you supposed to assume that anyone who looks like these guys is actually legit?

Portland, OR. Federal violence. 

@Alistor Or is shooting kidnappers illegal in Oregon in general?

Portland, OR. Federal violence. 

@Alistor Like, I'm legally obligated to make it clear that y'all should *not* shoot the feds. But shouldn't the gun worship squad be mad that it's possible for unidentified camo people who *secretly* are the feds to run around a major city nabbing people in civilian vehicles without getting shot a lot by citizens and local cops?

Portland, OR. Federal violence. 

@Alistor Looks like the roving abductors who are feds do say "police" on them in (small) yellow letters.

How they themselves intend to identify impostors is anyone's guess.

Portland, OR. Federal violence. 

@Alistor i hope this whole "repression breeds ressistance" thing ppl keep telling me is true bc otherwise yall are so fucked

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