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Tacoma ICE Facility Terror Attacker IDed as Antifa Activist

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  1. flgator2

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    Tacoma ICE Facility Terror Attacker IDed as Antifa Activist
    The man killed in Saturday’s terror attack on an ICE contract detention facility in Tacoma, Washington has been identified as Willem Van Spronsen, a man with a record of attacking police during a protest at the facility a year ago. Antifa activists are claiming the attacker as one of their own.

    Early Saturday morning, that man, Willem Van Spronsen of Vashon Island, returned to the Northwest Detention Center, the holding facility for the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement, this time armed with a rifle and incendiary devices, according to Tacoma police.
    Officers were called by an ICE employee who saw the rifle. Soon after they arrived, officers reported “shots fired,” said Tacoma police spokeswoman Loretta Cool, although it is unclear who fired first or if Van Spronsen fired at all. The Pierce County Medical Examiner’s Office classified his death as a homicide.

    Sounds like the got this wacko just in time
     
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  2. AgingGator

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  3. Crusher

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    How is this possible? I'm told on here almost daily that Antifa isn't any kind of organization at all, but just a random bunch of patriots concerned about our republic.
     
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  4. rivergator

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    Man killed by police at NW Detention Center had previous arrest for assaulting officer
     
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  5. sovietgator

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    It doesn't matter to me which whack-a-doodle group he belonged to. Its another angry crazy guy with a gun taken off the streets. Good riddance.
     
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  7. OldCowboy

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    He was a Bernie Sanders wacko.
     
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  8. rivergator

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    Evidence?
     
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  9. sovietgator

    sovietgator Lighten up Jan Brady (Marsha, Marsha, Marsha!!)

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    That method, and suicide in general, is an epidemic in this country. Suicide is far more common that the average citizen realizes.

    And there are various ways to disguise suicide as an accidental death. It doesn't matter if its quick (car wreck) or slow (via salt, sugar, alcohol, cigarettes, RX or illegal drugs), it's still death by suicide (depression or other mental disorder) IMO. Suicide by fork kills a lot of people in this country.

    Most newspapers won't even print suicide as the cause of death in obituaries because its still considered taboo.

    I think most mass shooters that can't actually work up the nerve to put the gun in their mouth, are hoping they are ultimately killed by police and put out of their misery.
     
  10. VAg8r1

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    From the description it sounds like the man was a sole actor. He was basically a left-wing nutcake. Nowhere in either of the linked articles did it say that he was member of ANTIFA although he was apparently a self-descrined anti-fascist.
     
  11. BigCypressGator1981

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    This.
     
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  12. grumpygator77

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    Thanks again for another ridiculous post aimed at vilifying the entire "left".
    So helpful in maintaining the fantasy of "the lefties" are the enemy.

    Really, what is the purpose of daily posts like this from this member?
     
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  13. homer

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    Good riddance
     
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  14. NavyGator93

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    No purpose, just because enjoys being part of the problem.
     
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  15. homer

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    Someone with a rifle and incendiary device who’s intent may be to kill others is worthy news.

    The fact that he had to be killed is also worthy news.

    Fringe groups and their like need to be monitored.
     
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    ...and made out to be members of a "far left" organization even though there is no mention of the organization Antifa.

    So what exactly is this "fringe organization" you speak of?

    Worthy news? sure. Subject of posting on a forum simply to play to your "crowd". No thanks.
    We have news organizations to provide these stories.
     
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  17. homer

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    Fringe is anyone who will arm themselves with a weapon and physically attack others. Like this guy.

    So I guess if a news outlet covers something it shouldn’t be discussed here?

    Ok, got it
     
  18. FatherGoat

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    It was clearly the guns fault. Isn't that what antifa should be saying?
     
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    I don’t care about what happens in Tacoma, Washington.

    I live in Florida.

    :rolleyes:
     
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    Rearranged your post so that you answer your own question
     
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