A US citizen says he had acid thrown in his face after being told to go back to his country

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  1. 3link

    3link Well-Known Member Past Donor

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    https://www-m.cnn.com/2019/11/04/us/milwaukee-acid-attack/index.html?r=https://www.cnn.com/

    This is god-awful. The article goes on to say that the victim had to explain this to his young children, who did not understand why the attacker was so angry with their father. Unfortunately we live in a world that is on the brink of being consumed by conservative hatred. I fear that these attacks will soon become the norm.
     
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    RP12 Well-Known Member

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    Strange that all we know about this is "a man" did it.. I guess that is enough to rant about "conservative hatred".

    That being said assault is assault throw the book at "the man".
     
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    opion8d Well-Known Member Past Donor

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    I take your point, but differ with the use of the word "conservative." The people to which you refer aren't conservative but a cult of personality and hate against all things not WASP. A conservative loves the Constitution and the country. He/she likes the concept of small government, will fight for freedom and justice, and understands the benefit of moderate capitalism.
     
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    Hopefully this doesn't become a trend like it is in England or like the knock out game was here.

    I only scanned the story because I'm on a phone, but other than describing the perp as a man, are there any other indications of who he might be? When I see CNN leaving out specifics I get a little suspicious.

    And who goes around carrying acid with them?

    Plus ya gotta give CNN credit, they managed to blame Trump for this.
     
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    Cubed Well-Known Member Past Donor

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    Who the hell has wasy access to acid like that?
     
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    The Wyrd of Gawd Well-Known Member

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    Pretty extreme hyperbole. Well actually beyond hyperbole. And the attacker wasn't event wearing a MAGA hat.
     
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    3link Well-Known Member Past Donor

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    It’s true. Conservatism hasn’t been this popular since the early 1940s.
     
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    This, to the power of ten.
     
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    The Wyrd of Gawd Well-Known Member

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    The perp’s picture is in the paper.
     
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    This has nothing to do with conservative/liberal views.
    The guy needs to be locked up in mental institution.
     
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    Rush_is_Right Well-Known Member

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    It's OP's like this one that should have the MOD's concerned. Conservative? Really? C'mon Mods!
     
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    Get real. An American of Arab descent is told to "go back to his country" and is physically assaulted.

    I would bet the bank that the attacker is a Trump supporter.
     
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    Thought Criminal Well-Known Member Donor

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    Everyone has access to acid.

    What do you mean by "like that"? Was it a specific kind that has restricted access?
     
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    6 years prison is the justified sentence in my view. Maybe 8 because acid attacks are the absolute worst of the worst.

    Could have been an honor thing from the religion of peace for all I care, do the crime, do the time.
     
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    According to the link Wyrd provided -

    - he was nuts waaaay before Trump was da prez.
     
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    How much did you lose on Jussie?
     
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    FYI, if you read the article, it was the victim that blamed Trump.
     
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    Because Trump supporters just walk around with a bottle of acid?
     
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    Other than the fact I never mentioned Trump supporters, do you have any proof he wasn't a Trump supporter :) (FYI, that was sarcasm)

    You seem to want to project that I was attacking Trump supporters, but I was clarifying some facts, and don't you think that CNN did not blame Trump is a fact.
     
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    Thank goodness it was only 2nd Degree burns. The man will recover. The crazy ass attacker should be incarcerated for a very long time.
     
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    Everyone - You can get concentrated Sulfuric acid at any industrial cleaning company - it is used as drain cleaner.

    Other concentrated acids Hydrochloric -Nitric - are easily obtained over the counter as they are used in numerous industrial applications.
     
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    Yet there are tons of threads calling Liberals violent. Have you cried to the mods about those?
     
  25. Steve N

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    Actually, I think it was a politician who blamed Trump and CNN made sure his quote got into the story.
     
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