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Attacks on older Asians stoke fear in San Francisco Bay Area's Chinatowns

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Covid-19 = CCP virus. Most Chinese do not represent or even agree with the CCP. The CCP, Chinese Communist Party, needs to be removed from China. CCP = Corrupt Criminal Parasite

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I wonder if the Japanese consulates and other Asian countries in SF should post a picture on twitter that reads Asian Lives matter?

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Sickening news. I hope President Biden addresses this. Attacking people and being discriminatory toward them simply due to the country they are from, is absolutely disgraceful racism.

These attacks, if they continue, will definitely cut the number of Asians willing to visit the US post-covid.

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By the way, the 19 years old who attacked and killed the Thai person, Antoine Watson was black. The racial problems in the US are just too complex

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For those of you who still insist on calling covid the Chinese Virus, this is exactly why it's a bad idea.

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Sickening racist attacks against Asian Americans. Older vulnerable people too.

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Close relatives living in the Bay Area. The structural inequality and cost of living, housing costs and lack of a social safety net are sickening given the wealth in the area.

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The penalty for racsict assault should be increased tenfold, especially when the victims are elderly or children.

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@himariYamada. When a policeman kneels on the throat of an elderly Asian and the world watches this very public murder...

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Thanks to Mike Pompeo and his rhetoric of using "China Virus", these attacks were part of his achievement of being secretary of state! He has been repeatedly using "China Virus" and he appealed other country to use,the most recently was he protested President.Biden's ban of using such phrase!

Mike Pompeo, the worst secretary of state ever!

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Not one of you previous commentators praised Jacob Azevedo, actions! Well, I'll do it for you!

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@himariYamada. When a policeman kneels on the throat of an elderly Asian and the world watches this very public murder...

You forgot “and gets off scot free”. That’s an important bit.

As for the attacks, I’d be curious to know how whether these attacks had racial motivations or if they were motivated by the fact that the elderly make easy targets.

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And some people don't believe there is evil in the world.

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Absolute cowards, picking on the elderly. I'd like to see them try this trick against someone like Jackie Chan, and face-to-face, not from behind the back.

All for what? Because of the Trump virus?

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San Francisco is a liberal cesspool. They let criminal illegal immigrants go free. Feces and hypodermic needles are everywhere. Residents are fleeing. It is nothing like it was 20 years ago.

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Happy Day:

I've been to SF several times and I quite like the place (as a tourist) - lots to see like Alcatraz, but yeah, you're right about the poo and stuff. And that Tenderloin!

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Residents are fleeing. It is nothing like it was 20 years ago.

Following the trend of America as a whole, after 20 years of Republican rule.

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The previous president blamed the "Chinese virus" in which racists naturally conflated ethnicity and the CCP. It's no surprise that all ethnic East Asians became targets of indiscriminate haters.

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Glad to see some common sense on JT.

We don't have to agree on everything, but I would never want you to be attacked, beaten, robbed or possibly killed over things you have no control over.

China needs to tell us what happened so we can prevent a future outbreak like this one. Other countries are rising too economically, they might make the same mistake.

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San Francisco is a liberal cesspool. 

The attacks were in Oakland.

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I hope the police end up being helpful. In our experience, my wife is originally from Shanghai and has was is most generously described as highly accented Engrish. She's an engineer and brilliant at advanced math, but cops we have encountered talk down to her and are extremely condescending. They see her as a dumb immigrant, just another problem for them either then or in the future.

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They see her as a dumb immigrant, just another problem for them either then or in the future.

How conservatives view most immigrants.

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San Francisco is a liberal cesspool. They let criminal illegal immigrants go free. Feces and hypodermic needles are everywhere. 

Ive been there too. The people on the streets I enountered, begging for money, menacing people, were white Americans. Nothing to do with immigrants. They are the victims of these maniac street trash drug fiends.

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@Happy DayToday 01:18 am JST

San Francisco is a liberal cesspool. They let criminal illegal immigrants go free. Feces and hypodermic needles are everywhere. Residents are fleeing. It is nothing like it was 20 years ago.

America is a mosaic of civilized and absolutely barbaric. The 'conservatives' refuse ANY options to help broken people, people broken by the psychopathy of America itself, and they accumulate and live in the desperation of poverty, inadequate education, conscienceless government, violently brutal enforcers and protectors of the rich, and half a population made of easily led fools ("...you can fool some of the people ALL of the time..."). Just like almost every other nationalism on this planet. Decay. That is what you see. Not bad people but people who are caught in the death of an unworthy instance of civilization, cancerous, a greed blind elite starving its body, America is tottering and cleaning up the dirt in the corners will have to wait until we clean up the filth at the head. Since that will not happen anytime soon, get used to an ever decaying United States and, eventually, the rise of an actually competent 'trumpism' of some sort and the final days of this instance of civilization because, if America loses, we will take everything else with us. America, 'The Greatest Show on Earth' in all the usual circusy nuance of that phrase but without the any of the innocent entertainment and humor...

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...just the clowns.

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Oakland is a part of the San Francisco Bay area! There is worst than S.F. Tenderloin area because the Oakland Police is very corrupted! Homicides,drugs,bulgury and robbery were daily business! The bandits got a good pretext to run their show is the scare of Covid19!

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