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By SARA BURNETT

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Armed Militia, what a joke. Last I checked, the other countries with armed militia are Somalia, Lybia, Iraq, Syria. America there's your standard.

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Screaming constitutional rights without masks, or SD. MAGA covidiots. Just imagine what trump would say if these were a bunch of Black, Hispanic, or people of color doing the same; brandishing their guns and yelling in the face of security officers.

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Assault weapon protestors inside a Capitol building threatening democratically elected representatives who were afraid enough to wear bullet proof vests. Why do protestors even need to carry weapons.

Weapons should be banned from Capitol buildings. You can not take a gun into a NRA conference and even at the NRA HQ the gun must be boxed and only for those using the shooting gallery.

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A fraction of a percent of idiots is making all the noise. The overwhelming majority of Americans trust their Democratic Governors way, way more than they do the liar-in-Chief.

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Bunch of ignorant losers..

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Fascist gun fanatic racist LOSERS! Inspired by the juvenile excuse of a president. Terrorists, trash, all. They don't have the guts, discipline or the maturity for the real military service. These bullies are just hateful low life who like to  throw their weight around. It makes them feel good but they are just obnoxious idiots playing Army. They are scum.

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they are right, lockdown is useless

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To put the protestors into perspective a bit.

Using media estimates of the number that were participating, and assuming they were residents of the states they were actually protesting in.... Also using 2020 census estimates of the states population.

In Wisconsin 99.97% of the general population did not join in the protests.

In Michigan 99.975% of the general population did not join in the protests.

In Indiana 99.996% of the general population did not join in the protests.

And lastly...

In Minnesota 99.98% of the population didn't join in on the protests.

There is a daily dose of perspective that you can't get from the media, or that some are incapable of figuring out for themselves.

But now you have internet trolls saying the states should capitulate to the tiny almost unhearable squeeky wheels. I say ... "What about the other 99% of the people of those states?" "Should they be ignored?"

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ramses68:

In Wisconsin 99.97% of the general population did not join in the protests.

In Michigan 99.975% of the general population did not join in the protests.

In Indiana 99.996% of the general population did not join in the protests.

And lastly...

In Minnesota 99.98% of the population didn't join in on the protests.

So, about 0.02% of the population running around the state capitol, waving big guns in the air. That still makes it a lot of guns. In civilized countries, just one gun in the air is enough to get the police involved.

Your sure are taking liberties with numbers and stats.

By the way, guns won't make the virus disappear.

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