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    Police helicopter crashes in Charlottesville amid violent protests, car ramming

    Police helicopter crashes in Charlottesville amid violent protests, car ramming attack

    A police helicopter that was reportedly monitoring the protests and violence in Charlottesville, Virginia has crashed in a wooded area. Footage shows smoke rising from the scene.

    The helicopter crashed near Old Farm Road in Albermarle Country, CBS19 News reported. Witnesses told the channel that the helicopter went down in the woods, and that a strong smell of burning was in the air. Police have sealed off the area.

    https://www.rt.com/usa/399438-police-helicopter-crash-charlottesville/

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  • Mom Cat (12799 posts)
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    1. Update from same site:

    Two people died in the crash, Virginia State Police confirmed, adding that police are investigating the incident. No injuries on the ground have been reported.

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  • Marym625 (25840 posts)
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    2. Wow!

    I wonder if it went down because of outside forces

    "Once the decision was made to go into Iraq as an invader and occupier,  it’s like our nation lost its conscience. And it has not yet gotten that conscience back." Madfloridian  
    • bemildred (4708 posts)
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      3. They do fall out of the sky all by themselves.

      I don’t expect the situation helped.

      It ain't the things you don't know that hurts you, it's the things you know that ain't so.
      • Marym625 (25840 posts)
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        5. Yes but we're talking about a place where a ton of crazies

        With AK47s were

        "Once the decision was made to go into Iraq as an invader and occupier,  it’s like our nation lost its conscience. And it has not yet gotten that conscience back." Madfloridian  
    • Entrepreneur (2003 posts)
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      6. I wonder the same thing. Seems suspicious in view of the number of violent

      morally challenged rightwing gun humpers that were on the scene.

      The GOP insists that the Vegas shooter's gun arsenal is "a right," but medical treatment for his 500+ survivors is merely "a privilege." /  “The modern conservative is engaged in one of man's oldest exercises in moral philosophy; that is, the search for a superior moral justification for selfishness" - J.K. Galbraith
      • Marym625 (25840 posts)
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        9. Haven't heard anything more

        But it won’t surprise me to learn the helicopter was shot down

        "Once the decision was made to go into Iraq as an invader and occupier,  it’s like our nation lost its conscience. And it has not yet gotten that conscience back." Madfloridian  
    • Pacco Fransisco (4038 posts)
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      7. …like a Nazi drone?

      I am L0oniX  Fuck David and his pin head DLC 3rd way herd of goats
      • Marym625 (25840 posts)
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        10. Or just some average Nazi with an AK47

        Haven’t heard any reason it went down yet

        "Once the decision was made to go into Iraq as an invader and occupier,  it’s like our nation lost its conscience. And it has not yet gotten that conscience back." Madfloridian  
  • Jan Boehmermann (4077 posts)
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    4. It is so sad that lives of law abiding people have been lost …..

    …because government officials granted a venue for racists and Nazis to spew their hate!

  • Spanish Devil (293 posts)
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    8. RT reporting. Must be fake news…

    (: sarcasm;)

    This is just the beginning, right?

    Far an taine ‘n abhainn, ‘s ann as mò a fuaim.

    Where the stream is shallowest, it is noisiest.

    • Passionate Progressive (1708 posts)
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      11. Love RT and I'm now going through withdrawal without Cross Talk until September