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Dalek Dave8-Aug-11 21:47
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chriselst8-Aug-11 21:50
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Dalek Dave8-Aug-11 22:00
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wizardzz9-Aug-11 4:12
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Dalek Dave9-Aug-11 5:42
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wizardzz9-Aug-11 5:46
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Pete O'Hanlon8-Aug-11 21:54
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Dylan Morley8-Aug-11 22:29
Dylan Morley8-Aug-11 22:29 
While I don't think we're quite at the point where we need to bring the army in to start shooting our own, I totally agree with

...instilling a bit of fear into these scum will be useful.

I think that's the main problem at the moment, there's really no fear of retribution. The police have almost been impotent, I watched so much happen last night where there wasn't a police presence in sight.

The police need to be allowed to use stronger tactics now. That's 3 days of lawlessness, they'll be more tonight for sure unless the police up their game. Water cannons or tear gas at the very least, these are absolutely standard riot \ crowd control tools used everywhere else in the world. Why are we so squeamish to use them on our own streets? OK, it doesn't set a very good example in 'olympic year', but neither does the sight of police running away from rioters while the city burns around them.

They need to get a grip now. I know they've been walking on eggshells, scared to injure anyone incase it flames racial tensions. But that's enough - they need to protect people and use whatever force necessary, force that we'd happily use in Ireland or elsewhere. It's very hypocritical not to deploy the same tactics when we're seeing such violence

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