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Some extremely common lies used to turn the public against a protest

“Most of those who were arrested at the protest about this local issue were not from the neighbourhood”
Very often untrue. Outsiders posing as ‘concerned local citizens’ does happen but this is almost entirely a strategy of white supremacists. Anarchists and other left wing radicals don’t use this stategy as it runs counter to their goal of winning over the people.
Some ways the police manipulate statistics:
- defining ‘the neighbourhood’ in extremely narrow terms
- assuming all those arrested who did not give their address are outsiders
- just plain making up statistics.

“The road block prevented emergency services from doing their job”
Almost always untrue. Road blocks pretty much without exception allow ambulances to pass. When police report this some likely explanations are:
- ‘emergency services couldn’t pass’ just means ‘the police couldn’t pass’
- the police organized a blatant trap, driving an ambulance to the blockade followed closely by lots and lots of riot cops, and the blockade didn’t fall for the obvious trick.
- it’s pure fiction

“A mindless mob destroyed it’s own neighbourhood.”
Just not what protestors, rioters or mobs do. Some reasons you may hear it:
- protestors entered local stores to get essential supplies to defend themselves against police violence
- protestors destroyed windows close to protest lines because that is much safer than waiting for a rubber bullet to smash that window and send glass flying everywhere
- locals damaged businesses known to collaborate with the police
- locals destroyed surveillance equipment
- locals accepted an amount of physical damage to their neighbourhood in the struggle and their efforts to clean up and repair the next day were not covered by the media
- the police send people into the protest whose only intention was to cause mayhem and reck the neighbourhood.
- More fiction

There are way more like these and different police forces and governments have a different set if them that they use often. Know some? Reblog and add!

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He who fights with monsters might take care lest he thereby become a monster. And if you gaze for long into an abyss, the abyss gazes also into you.

Because I’ve been so excited about the recent Person of Interest season finale, I decided to revisit my older paintings of Reese and Finch - they are among, if not actually, my favorite portraits I’ve ever done, and deserved some touchup and refinement. This show has come so far and raises such interesting questions - it’s a privilege to paint these characters (and hopefully I’ll do more this year during the hiatus!)

You can buy prints and products of “He Who Fights Monsters” and “The Abyss Gazes Back” at my Society6 shop!

To Become A Hunter [3]

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Characters: John Winchester, Dean Winchester, Sam Winchester, Sister!reader

Words: 3800+

Warnings:  John’s A+ parenting, implied verbal/physical abuse, sort of bad mental health (I don’t really know how to describe it)

A/N: I think I’ve said this before, but I just want to emphasize, that this is just a version of John. It’s not necessarily how I see him - this fic resembles that better - but I’ve twisted and molded his character for the sake of the story. There really are many ways to interpret the guy, and this is one of them :) Also, this is the first part of the “finale” (they’re named 3 & 4). It was too long, so I split it into two. I’ll drop the other part tomorrow :)

May I recommend a song? Trainwreck - Banks - This isn’t a song fic, and I haven’t even looked up the lyrics, but I listened to it while writing this and now I associate it with the fic :) 

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Your name: submit What is this?

”Who is it?” He asks again when he’s only greeted by silence, as he rubs his eyes with his free hand, trying to blink away the tiredness.

And after a couple of seconds, a voice that makes his blood run cold, fiery ice spreading through his body, answers.

”(Y/N).”

At Stanford, Sam sits up in his bed in an instant. So fast that the blonde in bed next to him stirs in her sleep. His breath catches in his throat.

From being barely awake when he answered the call that brought him back from slumber, he’s now as alert as he possibly can be. He’s been scared for this. No, he’s been waiting for this. A call in the middle of the night. The person on the other line telling him someone is dead. Or that they themselves are dying. He’s had this nightmare many times before.

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The Lego Movie - Sentence Starters
  • "Cover your butt."
  • "Oh, now there's a prophecy."
  • "All this is true, because it rhymes."
  • "That was a great, inspiring legend...that you made up."
  • "Good morning, apartment!"
  • "Ah here it is, the instructions to fit in, have everyone like you, and always be happy!"
  • "Wear clothes. Whoops, almost forgot that one!"
  • "Honey, where are my pants?"
  • "What was I just thinking? Ah, I don't care."
  • "Take everything weird and blow it up!"
  • "Who wants to eat some delicious chicken wings and get craaazyyyy?!"
  • "...I think I heard a whoosh."
  • "I feel like maybe I should touch that."
  • "So you've never heard of the prophecy?"
  • "I watch a lot of cop shows on TV, isn't there also supposed to be a good cop?!"
  • "That guy's not a criminal mastermind."
  • "We all have something that makes us something, and ____ is...nothing."
  • "Am I gonna die?!"
  • "Yes, we've told him he'll live so he doesn't try to escape, but...we're lying to him."
  • "Come with me if you wanna not die."
  • "What are you, a DJ?"
  • "Darn darn darn, darny, darn!"
  • "Oh my g-o-s-h!"
  • "I'm not sure exactly why you'd bring that up."
  • "I never have any ideas."
  • "Blah blah blah, proper name, place name, backstory stuff."
  • "I think I got it. But just in case... Tell me the whole thing again, I wasn't listening."
  • "How scary can someone's office be?"
  • "This meeting could run a little bit...deadly."
  • "It makes me just want to pick up whoever's standing closest to me and just throw them through this window!"
  • "All I'm asking for is total perfection!"
  • "Howdy guys! Come sit on me!"
  • "I don't think he's ever had an original thought in his life."
  • "Introducing, the double decker couch! So everyone can watch TV together and be buddies!"
  • "That idea is just the worst."
  • "Your mind is so prodigiously empty that there is nothing in it to clear away in the first place."
  • "I'm dark and brooding too! ...Guys, look! A rainbow!"
  • "Any idea is a good idea! Except the not happy ones."
  • "I know what you're thinking: he is the least qualified person in the world to lead us! And you are right!"
  • "You are so disappointing on so many levels."
  • "This is not how Batman dies!"
  • "Somebody get me some markers! Some construction paper! And some glitter glue!"
  • "I'm here to see...your butt."
  • "You're telling me that you have a machine to control the universe and you can't listen to tunes in surround sound?"
  • "I want speakers that you can hug with your arms and your legs."
  • "I didn't draw that, is that me exploding?!"
  • "Must be weird. One minute, you're the most special person in the universe. The next, you're nobody!"
  • "Unfortunately, I'm going to have to leave you here to die."
  • "So I guess running around and screaming is normal."
  • "You don't know me, but I'm on TV, so you can trust me."
  • "SPACESHIP!"
  • "What in the world is that? It's adorable."
  • "Do not eat me!"
  • "Why is the dragon on top of the luxury condo development?"
  • "You don't have to be the bad guy."
  • "He's the hero you deserve."
  • "Everything is awesome!"

i been seein a person or two criticizing maggie for joining alex in going rogue saying it was irresponsible and dangerous but heres the thing
if maggie had sided with kara, which yeah its logical, alex still would have done what she did anyways. maggie knows this.
so instead of getting alex mad at her and going into dangerous situations alone and angry with no one knowing where she is, maggie helps her, makes sure she has backup (AND emotional support - alex needs this to do things properly), and makes sure she doesnt end up dead in a ditch without a trace
thats love bitch

“Hi my name is Leslie Ebony Dark'ness Dementia Raven Thompkins and I have long ebony black hair (that’s how I got my name) with… pitch black eyes like a SPN demon and a lot of people tell me I look like Inara Serra (AN: if u don’t know who she is get da hell out of here!).  [[I’m not related to Paul F. Tompkins but I wish I was because he’s a major fucking hottie. …  I was walking outside the GCPD.  It was snowing and raining so there was no sun, which I was very happy about.  A lot of cops stared at me.  I put up my middle finger at them.”

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Merry birthday to you! I give you Priest!Cas who is pissed at cop!Dean for interrupting the mass upon identificating a wanted killer in the audience. Things go to hell, Dean almost gets shot in the process until Castiel can’t take it anymore and single handedly disarms the killer, hence saving the day. Then you get a very flustered and awkward Dean having to making it up to the priest whose abilities obviously didn’t come from his love of God.

PLOT TWIST: Cas was an agent working undercover hunting said killer for months, his religious upbringing making him the perfect candidate to play the priest. 

Brother For Sale

I thought I wanted a little brother. When I was a stupid six year old.

Now I’m nine, a lot smarter, and I realized I made a huge mistake.

Tommy is the worst. The absolute worst. I hate him. It wasn’t so bad when he was a baby. He cried a lot but it was super cool to say I was a sister. All my friends thought he was super cute too.

It’s when he stopped being cute and starting being annoying.

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She was wrong

Liz Forbes never really liked to admit when she was wrong. 

After all, being a female Sheriff in charge of a mostly male department wasn’t easy and she’d had to cop a lot of flak from not only her colleagues but from the town people who didn’t like being ordered or arrested by a woman. 

So being wrong about something could mean losing what respect and footing she’d gained. 

But this time, she would gladly admit she had been wrong all those years ago. 

It had been an overcast summer day, raining heavily and she had been watching an afternoon movie in her living room, deliberately pretending to be engrossed in the tv while she was definitely aware that her daughter was in a car parked just a few houses down the street, making out with Niklaus Mikaelson. 

Although, that wasn’t what she had been wrong about, after all, anyone could have seen that her daughter and that boy would end up dating, it had been very clear since they were about six years old and Caroline had come home with a Valentine’s Day card that had been an origami heart. 

Liz was pretty sure they still had that somewhere around the house.

They’d been inseparable for years- until now. 

Klaus had been granted a scholarship and early admissions to Sorbonne University in Paris to study art. 

He would be leaving at the end of the summer, which was only another two weeks away. 

And Liz had figured that their relationship would survive that. 

Being in two different time zones and two different continents? 

No matter how much Caroline plotted and planned, Liz had watched the two of them with a sinking heart and guessed that they would drift apart until they stopped making a place for each other in their lives. 

And she was sorry for that, because the two of them were so in love that it felt good to see them together. 

And when Caroline came home after seeing Klaus off at the airport, three hours late because she hadn’t been able to drive she was crying so hard, Liz felt her own heart break too. 

Then had come the postcards, one sent from the airport and arriving almost every day until the mailman was almost as invested in the relationship as she was. 

Then one day, not only had the daily postcard arrived, but it had come on top of a thick package from the United Kingdom. 

And when Liz had seen the stamp and address, she’d committed a federal crime and opened it.

Inside was a letter congratulating Caroline on having been accepted to study Urban Design at University College London, followed by a long list of the scholarships she had won. 

Underneath that, had been the loyalty card that Caroline had already signed up for on a train called the Eurostar, which ran from London straight to Paris in just over two hours. 

It’s at this point that she starts to suspect that she had been wrong. 

And her heart breaks again at her daughter going so far away to study but when it’s one of the top twenty universities in the world, she can’t stop her, so she and Bill coordinate meeting at a hotel near Richmond airport, taking Caroline out for dinner before seeing her through the gates and then finding an airport lounge to drink and cry with pride over how their baby girl has grown up. 

The postcards from Paris don’t stop arriving but the number dies down, Klaus still keeping in touch and postcards from London soon follow, along with skype calls and long emails. From what Liz can gather, every Thursday night (because God forbid humanities students have classes on Fridays) Caroline either catches the train to Paris or Klaus comes to see her in London, and Liz felt sorry for their roommates until she found out that they had their own rooms. 

Klaus graduates before Caroline and from what she can gather from her daughter’s email, something about his visa meant he had to go back to America without her because she was finishing exams. 

Liz somewhat suspects that is bull and when Klaus turns up on her doorstep looking a little nervous, she finally admits to herself that she had been wrong. 

“I think you two should work for a year before getting engaged,” she tells him before he even steps inside, “Have you spoken to Bill?”

He exhales, “I’m seeing him next, I really did have to get my visa sorted out in New York.” 

He reaches into his pocket and draws out a blue velvet box, 

“I sold a few paintings and bought this for Caroline, do you think she’ll like it?”

Liz notes the Tiffany and Co stamp, opens the lid and swallows her shriek at the square cut diamond in the platinum band.

Damn, her daughter knew how to pick ‘em. 

She manages to hold herself together long enough to hug the poor boy and until she gets a call from Bill where he mutters that he wish Steven had bought him a ring like that. 

She feels as though she wants to cry but can’t stop smiling. 

She manages both when a year later, on Christmas Eve, Caroline surprises her with a visit back home and practically bounces through the door with the engagement ring on her finger. 

And Liz Forbes had honestly never been so glad to be wrong about something. 

I wasn’t planning on posting anything focusing on the terror attack in Sweden, because I didn’t want to feed the fear and attention the culprit so clearly wanted… But I wanted to share these pictures.

Pictures of people showering police cars and officers in flowers.

“I’ve received a lot of hugs and flowers today. You don’t get that a lot as a cop,” one of the policemen said in an inteview.

This is not fear. This is kindness, and it’s gratefulness. After something like this happens, it’s important for people to feel safe. And that’s exactly what these men and women did.

These are not the reactions the attacker expected to cause, and that’s why I’m sharing the hell out of this.

dakota-in-the-morning  asked:

Usually gangs make sure to have a cop or two under their influence, does 13 coffins have their claws in a cop? If so can you tell us [ or me ;) ] a little about them? Even if it's not much or you haven't drawn them yet!

13Coffins actually do not have an inside cop. A big part of their gang is a hatred for cops, a lot of initiation for getting into the gang involves either killing or causing extreme injury to a police officer

i know its four in the morning and no one is around but i need to get this off my chest

why did hollywood decide that every cop show and movie will collect evidence and put it into a plastic bag???? that’s not what they do??? anywhere?? it causes mold growth???? there is not a single piece of evidence that you could ever collect that would be good to put into a plastic bag??? they use paper???

and on top of that? why would these cop shows ignore forensic experts they probably hired for information about this? why are plastic bags more glamorous than paper bags? i don’t get it??? why make a deliberate choice to use plastic instead of paper??? its so aNNOYING

especially when i see bullshit fake posts about people saying they had things collected as evidence like their cellphones or some crap and trying to pass it off as real like bitch i see you. i know the truth. thats some fake ass story you got since nO POLICE AGENCY USES PLASTIC BAGS TO PACKAGE EVIDENCE EVER

the lego movie sentence meme.

sentences taken from the 2014 film, this may contain spoilers !!

  • “I only work in black and sometimes very, very dark grey.”
  • “ If this relationship is going to work out between us I need to feel free to party with a bunch of strangers whenever I feel like it. “
  • “Yeah, but it’s gonna look really cool.“
  • “You don’t have to be the bad guy. You are the most talented, most interesting, and most extraordinary person in the universe.”
  • “And you are capable of amazing things. Because you are the Special.”
  • “Right now, it’s about you. And you… still… can change everything.“
  • “Darn, darn, darn, darny-darn!“
  • “ Look, um… I watch a lot of cop shows on TV… isn’t there supposed to be a-… Isn’t there supposed to be a good cop?“
  • “Hi, buddy! I’m your friendly neighborhood police officer! Would you like a glass of water?“
  • “Oh, my gosh, my hands are stuck. My legs are stuck as well.“
  • “I super hate you.”
  • “All I’m asking for is total perfection.“
  • “Don’t think he’s ever had an original thought… in his life.“
  • “That’s literally the dumbest thing I ever heard.”
  • “That’s real music, _____. It’s dark and brooding.”
  • “Hey, I can be dark and brooding too - Guys, look, a rainbow!“
  • “I’m here to see… your butt.“
  • “Hey, uh, listen. Do you think you can explain to me why I’m dressed like this?“
  • “Blah, blah, blah. Proper name. Place name. Backstory stuff… “
  • “I’m so pretty. I like you. But I’m angry with you for some reason.”
  • “Great. I think I got it. But just in case… tell me the whole thing again, I wasn’t listening.”
  • “ Then I guess we’ll just have to wing it.“
  • “You know the rules, this isn’t a toy!”
  • “We did, but the way I’m using it makes it an adult thing. “
  • “I’m just gonna come right out, I have no idea what’s going on or what this place is at all.”
  • “You just said the word “no” like a thousand times.”
  • “I hate this place”
  • “ Any idea is a good idea except the non-happy ones. Those we push down deep inside where you’ll never, ever, ever, EVER find them!“
  • “Come with me if you want to not die.”
  • “I have no experience fighting, leading or making plans. It’s going to be really hard.”
  • “WIPING YER BUM WITH A HOOK FOR A HAND IS REALLY HARD! THIS BE IMPOSSIBLE!”
  • “Ah, we gotta write all that down ‘cause I’m not gonna remember any of it.”
  • “He’s coming, cover your butts.”
  • “Ideas so dumb and bad that no one would ever think they could possibly be useful.”
  • “The only thing anyone needs to be special is to believe that you can be. I know that sounds like a cat poster but it’s true.”
  • “But how could I just decide to believe that I’m special when I’m not?”
  • “ Y'all ready for this?”
  • “Oh no, they were ready for that!”
  • “Your mind is already so prodigiously empty that there is nothing in it to clear away.”
  • “Honey? Where are my paaaaaaaants?”
  • “Oh my G-O-S-H!”
  • “_____? Uh… who’s that? Sounds like a cool guy.”
  • “If ____ can’t see that then he’s just , well, he’s just as blind as a guy whose eyes stopped working.”
  • “What’re you losers talking about? Thought I’d help you guys out. Left the weird cat thing to stall.”
  • “Hey, not so special anymore, huh? Well guess what? No one ever told me I was special!”
  • “But as unspecial as I am, you are a thousand-billion times more unspecial than me!”
  • “You need to be more friendly!”