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Melrose Becomes A National Laughingstock After Idiot Mayor Launches Investigation Into Which Cop Wrote “The Safety Of All Lives Matter” On Main Street Sign

 

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This is Melrose Mayor Paul Brodeur.

Last week he made Melrose a national laughingstock when he saw a traffic sign on Main Street that displayed a HORRIFYING message.

Oh. My. Fucking. God.

The safety of ALL lives matter? What are you suggesting? That we are all equal? Only some lives matter in Melrose, and it certainly doesn’t include the 92% of residents who are white or Asian. Those lives don’t matter, just black lives. You’re literally only allowed to recognize that black lives matter. Anything else is racist. Those are just the rules now.

Luckily the Mayor is using valuable city resources to find out who was behind this, and hopefully bringing back the electric chair as an appropriate form of punishment for the racist cop who thinks that the safety of all lives matter. Sadly all the mob got was an apology from the gutless police chief who pandered to the mob.

Melrose Police Chief Michael Lyle said a traffic officer was recently ordered to update the message from a reminder about fireworks to a more general safety message.

“I am aware that the phrase ‘all lives matter’ is commonly used as a misguided counter to the Black Lives Matter movement,” Lyle said. “The sign was immediately changed and at the request of the Mayor, I launched an investigation, which is ongoing.”

The officer who typed the message told Chief Lyle he did not post the message with malicious or political intent.

“On behalf of the Melrose Police Department, I sincerely apologize to our residents and anyone who drove past the sign today,” Lyle said.

Why are you apologizing to you idiot? Who are you apologizing to? The wealthy white people who live in your nearly all white town and are outraged on behalf of black people they chose to live far, far away from?

The appropriate response to anyone who is offended by a sign that says “the safety of all lives matters” is to laugh at them and hang up the phone. That’s literally all it takes for the outrage mob to go away. Ignore and mock them. The more you treat them like their ridiculous whining is relevant, the more they’ll find things to complain about. They feign outrage because they know it works, but none of them are actually upset about it.

Tucker Carlson, Ann Coulter and a number of other prominent conservatives got wind of this and Brodeur became a national laughing stock. But the people in his town had his back.

Tracey Cruickshank believes that it is “reprehensible” for the police to suggest that they will protect all members of their community regardless of skin color, probably because she’s a racist white woman who doesn’t believe that all lives matter. And since she lives in a primarily white town, I have to assume that the lives she doesn’t think matters are those of black people.

This is Patch “reporter” Mike Carraggi.

He’s a racist from Melrose who apparently doesn’t like the fact that black and brown people have opinions about the sign.

The usual local chirping had started Wednesday, but things took a turn Thursday when far-right conspiracy theorist Dinesh D’Souza retweeted Brodeur’s tweet about the sign.

“It is a mark of our times that a benign sign like this provokes the mayor—an obvious moron—to display a combination of false indignation and insincere penitence,” D’Souza said. “How has our society produced such embarrassing specimens, and how do they ascend to high office?”

Then came Diamond and Silk, vocal Trump supporters who were recently cut by Fox News for promoting coronavirus conspiracies. That account retweeted the tweet and told Melrose to vote Brodeur out of office — a common retort against Brodeur’s apology for a police sign that contained what many consider to be a dog whistle in times of high racial tension.

He could’ve chosen any of the millions of people who laughed at Brodeur’s response, but he chose three black and brown people, likely because he is a white nationalist. He views every black person who disagrees with him as a runaway slave whose left the plantation, assumes that they’re not smart enough to have their own opinions, and calls anything they have to say a “conspiracy theory.”

He then followed it up by only publishing “black voices” over the weekend in opinion piece in The Patch, a pyramid scheme “news site” that nobody takes seriously. This was written by local resident Michael Thompson.

This background is why the police “all lives matter” sign is offensive, disturbing, and scary to BIPOC like myself. One of the horrific ways in which racial injustice continues to mar our country is in the inconsistent experiences BIPOC and white people have with the police. This is most clearly seen in the murders of individuals like George Floyd, but it also shows up in situations such as calling the police on black and brown people over civil disagreements or nothing much at all. 

So for the police to use a phrase meant to counter “Black Lives Matter” is scary. The people who are supposed to keep us all safe and, in so doing treat us all equally, put up a sign, intentionally or not, meant to oppose the idea that Black Lives Matter. That is scary in itself but scarier coming from individuals who have access to deadly force. When, as a BIPOC, you constantly have to endure public debates over your value, the police taking a position that the Chief acknowledges is commonly used to oppose “Black Lives Matter” is downright terrifying. It reads like the police taking a position against black lives. Using a counter-statement to “Black Lives Matter” demonstrates that black lives do not, in fact matter, or, at best, that they matter less than white lives.

The funniest part about this to me is that so many people in the black lives matter movement like to use the term “white fragility.” Well, what do you call a wealthy black man working at a big law firm who says that he’s “disturbed and scared” about the phrase “all lives matter?” Maybe just, stop being such a bitch dude.

But being able to say “all lives matter” is a privilege BIPOC people don’t have. Their lives have not mattered and not mattered equally for hundreds of years and that continues to reverberate through today.

Bitch, you live in Melrose have a six figure job, and you’re whining about equality? Cry more. This is me treating you equally, just as I would to any white person who came across as this pathetic.

Meanwhile Mike Carraggi is going with the “republicans pounce” take that media outlets always do whenever a democrat does something stupid that provokes a reaction.

And he really wants the officer who committed this heinous act to be outed and doxxed.

What a joke.

 

 

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72 Comment(s)
  • Captain Trips
    July 15, 2020 at 11:10 am

    I’ll tell you what matters. Being able to find people to work as police officers. That’s what matters. And these ‘deer in the headlights’ wide eyed looney liberals are doing their best to make sure no one wants the job.

  • bloop
    July 15, 2020 at 10:10 am

    I heard they’re removing the offending digital sign and replacing it with a picture of a giant gaping asshole as it’s much less offensive. Unless you’re an asshole. Or mayor of Melrose.

  • Michael Lanoue
    July 15, 2020 at 9:43 am

    White lives matter.

  • Spic Tormentor
    July 15, 2020 at 9:23 am

    I had to look up BIPOC. Assumed it meant bisexual coon but I was wrong. Just a way to add some extra oppression points to the buzzword.

  • Biff
    July 15, 2020 at 7:09 am

    Just don’t make fun of their lawn signs. Those are solving racism one block at a time.

    Hate has no home here.

    • Captain Trips
      July 15, 2020 at 11:08 am

      If I had an old winter-beater vehicle like the old days I’d be running those BLM signs right over.

      • Ben Dover
        July 15, 2020 at 5:11 pm

        Those were the days…used to keep paint thinner in my trunk.

  • I see dumb people
    July 15, 2020 at 7:06 am

    And the meek shall inherit the earth.. Sounds about right considering all the rest of us are starting to look for a way off this crazy train called society… I just cant with this BLM propaganda it’s seriously the biggest bullshit scam to make for a few very selfish assholes to line their fat pockets on the dime of guilt ridden dumb ass wypipo… I would love to know just exactly how much money this sham of an organization has made on the few short months of the pandemic while 80% of the rest of us are over here worrying about our livliehoods. Silly little wypipo and your work ethics that’ll teach you

  • White Lives Matter
    July 14, 2020 at 11:49 pm

    This is the most hurtful, painful thing I’ve ever seen as a white person. I cannot stop crying. I have never been more hurt. The racist hate is REAL and WE NUST STOP IT! I’m shaking…. tears streaming down my face… the white race is the most oppressed right right now than any race at any previous point in world history. I am drenched in tears.

    • Guinea Geisha
      July 15, 2020 at 1:25 am

      Absolutely. All this rampant racism really needs to stop. It’s a crime. And everybody knows crime is for the mulignans.

  • Al Gore's Forehead
    July 14, 2020 at 11:19 pm

    More global warming… We get the government we deserve. If people voted with any understanding of this country or economics or philosophy then we would have self accountability and less bullshit which does not move us forward one inch.rhanks for wasting everyones time,,

  • Ayanna Presley’s comb
    July 14, 2020 at 10:39 pm

    Paul Broduer can go fuck himself. Total soy boy beta pussy!

  • Concerned Canadian
    July 14, 2020 at 9:48 pm

    It’s actually pretty awesome to see most of the commenters so affected by BLM, that they are now scared, super enraged with white pride power coupled with mediocre typing skills!

    Unless I’m reading these comments wrong and it’s all in jest and parody… and you’re all actually BLM for life; that’d be even better.

    Either way, keep it up New England!
    Looks good on ya!

    • Hugh Mungous
      July 14, 2020 at 10:28 pm

      All the faggots who couldn’t hack losing the war went up to Canada. Why does America have more Black people and the Canadians have more French people? We had first choice Fuck off Canuck

      • Concerned Canadian
        July 15, 2020 at 10:56 am

        What war are you talking about?

        • Acadian
          July 15, 2020 at 11:18 am

          Little thing called the American Revolution there, bud. All the greasy loyalists went up to Lower Canada because they were tremendous pussies.

          • Concerned Canadian
            July 17, 2020 at 12:57 am

            You can pick up your non-custom reply in the French connection’s down below.
            VVV

      • The French Connection
        July 15, 2020 at 11:42 am

        Hugh, your analysis is excellent.

        • Concerned Canadian
          July 17, 2020 at 12:43 am

          Except, he’s just got a lot of false bravado, a handful of mean and enjoys spouting off to those who know even less.

          Check out the Invasion Of Quebec 1775, in relation…(Because apparently he’s talking about the revolutionary war, says someone else)

          …It was the Continental Army’s first move! Go talk to Le French speakers, ask them to be part of the club. So… yah, buds. Ya’ll can’t get your own history on poorly typed blogs correct. 0% surprised. 100% accurate.

    • ok for some
      July 15, 2020 at 9:27 am

      Were you wearing black face when you typed that, like your dear leader Trudeau?

      • Concerned Canadian
        July 17, 2020 at 12:55 am

        Now how is it fair to cast my PM’s past actions as a representation of me?

        Golden rule…?
        Glass houses…?
        Let thee without sin…?
        Calling the kettle orange…!?

    • Go back to canada
      July 15, 2020 at 8:38 pm

      You should be concerned. The next time one of you frogs is next to me speaking french in a store, don’t be surprised when a right hook comes across your face shutting up your poutine eating yapper. Don’t worry, it wont be reported. White on white crime is ok and over looked here in the states. Black lives matter only.

      • Concerned Canadian
        July 17, 2020 at 12:52 am

        Cool cool cool. You must be an expert pugilist with that kind of confidence for your ability to punch and stuff.

        Keep on lifting!

  • This is getting out of hand
    July 14, 2020 at 9:32 pm

    That’s a big fuck you to the police officers and their families. I’m glad Melrose doesn’t care about my husbands life.

  • Wakefield warriors
    July 14, 2020 at 9:26 pm

    So proud to be a Wakefield warrior!

  • Chris Tranos
    July 14, 2020 at 9:03 pm

    FUCK YOU, Paul Brodeur. You traitor

  • Massholio
    July 14, 2020 at 8:01 pm

    Melrose thinks it’s Westchester north. They have a few million dollar mansions and a nice little train station with a couple of sidewalk cafes only unlike Westchester the trains are never on time if they show up at all and the trains arrive not in Grand Central Terminal but in a shitty train yard outside the Garden a few miles away from places that used to be nice before the riots. A bunch of little shits by the “station” were all BLM signs a few days ago. I gave them all the finger. Unsurprisingly I got no response. Disappointingly nobody filmed me or anything.

  • Stop the madness
    July 14, 2020 at 7:04 pm

    Fops, soy-boys and educated idiots are the menfolk of Melrose. Ain’t nobody pees standing up in the whole town except the fat dykes.

  • One eyed Pete
    July 14, 2020 at 7:03 pm

    A few colored people moved into my area. I have my eye on them.

  • Do The Reich Thing
    July 14, 2020 at 6:55 pm

    When do we reach peak pandering to BLM?

  • Minuteman Emeritus
    July 14, 2020 at 6:52 pm

    I’m always surprised Melrose Hasn’t used that National Guard armory to set up a check point at the Malden border. What a couple of complete Dbags After this vote by the legislature we are having an emergency meeting of our AFSCME members. The rank-and-file hate the scum bags and we’re going to opt out if they back shitheads who want to defund the police. Personally I say bring it on,Iraq and Afghanistan was just training for this battle.

  • Rags
    July 14, 2020 at 6:46 pm

    What the fuck is a BIPOC? Do these morons ever stop and listen to themselves? If they weren’t portraying the current “victim of the moment” what else would they be doing? STFU!

  • Norm
    July 14, 2020 at 6:44 pm

    That Mike Carraggi looks like a poetry reading wimp. He wouldn’t attempt to defend his life if ISIS was sharpening a knife right in front of him. He’d try to reason with them, start a dialogue, just like he would with his black pals in the ghettos of Bawstin…..but unlike his affirmative action classmates from his lame college, they would beat the bag out of him and ass rape his mother because to them ONLY BLM

  • toby
    July 14, 2020 at 6:37 pm

    The Mayor wants the message to read “Cops Lives Don’t Matter.”

  • Foo
    July 14, 2020 at 6:34 pm

    I don’t know how it’s 92%, Melrose is way whiter than that and I don’t know about Asians maybe on the Malden line. They all have wine parties and are in constant competition with each other. They rip the poorer of the neighbors. One broad is half black but looks white but plays both sides to her advantage. They know they are safe so they take BLM online pics and do little rallies in their lilly white town.

  • Leah Mertes
    July 14, 2020 at 6:08 pm

    Paul Brodeur and Mike Carraggi should get a room

  • Chris Tranos
    July 14, 2020 at 6:04 pm

    we have no negroes, no crime, no litter and very few low income housing units in my town approx 20 miles from the shit hole called Boston

    • whatevuh
      July 14, 2020 at 6:28 pm

      when a builder wants to build ‘affordable housing’ make sure you vote against it !

  • Yo Quiero Taco Bell
    July 14, 2020 at 5:22 pm

    So, the safety of all lives doesn’t matter? It’s more a message about safety than race. Jesus, the world is going crazy….

  • Guinea Geisha
    July 14, 2020 at 5:18 pm

    “The right collection of dead men is at your trigger finger tips”.
    – Jesus H. Christ

  • whatevuh
    July 14, 2020 at 5:17 pm

    Mayor, fix this mess, offer tax benefits to black people to move there, and you will have gotten what you want, a nice diverse community ! Do it, I dare you !

  • Liawatha
    July 14, 2020 at 5:10 pm

    Mike Carraggi is a hard hitting reporter not afraid to take on the most controversial subjects.He drinks Espresso!

  • Ayanna the bald nigress bitch
    July 14, 2020 at 5:07 pm

    Someone needs to tell this dildo mayor that he needs to clean his negroe boyfriends cum out of his moustache before he gets his picture taken

  • Debby Dingle
    July 14, 2020 at 5:01 pm

    Are there any men in Melrose that actually have testosterone, or is it just beta males like these “men”? I’m going to take a wild guess that their girlfriends/wives wear the pants in the relationship. Woof!

    • Z
      July 14, 2020 at 6:02 pm

      Their girls wear the strap-on.

  • Trumpnation
    July 14, 2020 at 4:39 pm

    All those melrose folks that are outraged; how many of you would pack up and move to lawrence? Or roxbury or mattapan?………..

  • ANGRY GIANT
    July 14, 2020 at 4:30 pm

    Melrose: you want to prove how “woke” you are? Start a housing project. Model it after the nice housing projects in the Melrose section of the Bronx, New York. Of 69 police precincts, it has damn near the most crime.

    Give your lawman a break.

    And Mr. F U Mayor, if you were any kind of a leader, you would have said you wrote the message, and protected the hired help on the city payroll.

  • Blasphemy
    July 14, 2020 at 4:29 pm

    The only time a murder victim is cared about is when there is a big payday on the otherside. Fact not Opinion

  • Just Askin'
    July 14, 2020 at 4:25 pm

    Isn’t Brodeur a Republican former state rep?

  • Done with this shit
    July 14, 2020 at 4:11 pm

    hey melrose- if you really want to show how not racist you are, invite a black to live in your home. With your family, in your town. Then your righteous indignation would mean something. Of course, we’d be waiting for this experiment in wokeness to crash and burn. Prove me wrong

  • WTF
    July 14, 2020 at 4:11 pm

    The message makes NO SENSE!!!!

  • Daniel Carver
    July 14, 2020 at 4:10 pm

    I love being white

  • Census Cowboy
    July 14, 2020 at 4:04 pm

    This sheet be off da hook yo because we wuz kangs

  • Mel Rose
    July 14, 2020 at 4:00 pm

    Melrose used to be all-American town (and high school hockey powerhouse) back in the day, for those old enough to remember. Now, it’s a haven for snowflakes, Karens, and other mental defectives who blew in over the past several years and dug into the community like ticks on a cat. I have to believe the long timers who still live there reminisce about the old days back when the town wasn’t a complete circus.

    • Hellrose
      July 14, 2020 at 5:28 pm

      Gone are the days when a drunken gay city counselor, who was also a WWII veteran, could say “Japs” on public access TV with impugnity.

  • Burn Loot Murder
    July 14, 2020 at 3:53 pm

    The only thing BLM did was reinforce my long held beliefs about filthy naggers.
    I will keep avoiding them every chance I get and laugh each week as the black on black killing continues ss they play the Darwin game

  • Howard Stern
    July 14, 2020 at 3:48 pm

    That was a bonehead move

  • So sick of BLM BS
    July 14, 2020 at 3:29 pm

    ALL LIVES MATTER! I am so tired of hearing this BLM BS! They are the racists!! I am White and feel like I have NO rights anymore. I am going to seek out that CrAZy eye- gouging coach in Chelsea projects and practice my new skills on the next moron who cries over #Alllivesmatter signs. EVERYONE matters to me except these morons who have their panties in a bunch over a truth telling sign. Get over it cry babies!

    • .
      July 14, 2020 at 6:54 pm

      It was the Charlestown projects, you illiterate inbred.

  • Chirpy Black Feller
    July 14, 2020 at 3:23 pm

    Why do these honkies always look exactly the same?

    • Chevy Cracker
      July 14, 2020 at 4:52 pm

      Us honkies are like SUV’s, different brands yet we look nearly identical. And I identify as a cracker. Honky is offensive!

  • Horshack
    July 14, 2020 at 3:19 pm

    I am sick of white fucks grandstanding ,all for their 15 seconds of fame.

  • ITCHY_BALLS
    July 14, 2020 at 3:18 pm

    Shit like this !! If you never had a racist bone in your body, after this year and all the fake outrage by “woke” white people I’m sure you do now. This movement has sent us back to the 60’s….

  • Ozzy
    July 14, 2020 at 3:16 pm

    It should read TRUMP 2020.

  • No value as human beings
    July 14, 2020 at 3:09 pm

    I believe the life of the mayor of Melrose does not matter at all, same goes for Melrose in general, so I kind of agree with him.

  • Burn Loot Mayhem
    July 14, 2020 at 3:08 pm

    FUCK BLM and anyone who sided with them.

  • My contention
    July 14, 2020 at 2:59 pm

    If you wear a baseball hat backwards you are douchebag, plain and simple – especially if you are a white guy.

    It’s the Flat Brimmed Bulls Hat for Caucasians.

    • Black tears dont matter
      July 15, 2020 at 9:01 am

      If you wear sun glasses inside your a retard no matter what shade you are.

      • Corey Hart
        July 15, 2020 at 9:12 am

        Thank you

  • I thought the sign said:
    July 14, 2020 at 2:57 pm

    Burl Ives matter!

    And he does, when you think about it, old Burl could sing a good song!

    • DashRipRock
      July 14, 2020 at 6:26 pm

      “Silver and Gold, Silver and Gold”.

      • I thought the sign said:
        July 14, 2020 at 8:49 pm

        A classic!

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