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Video threat goes out from OWS protester to Oakland police department

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    Riot squads are starting to break up the campgrounds in the Occupy whatever protest group.

    From the AP
    "An Associated Press reporter talked to the man with the gun slung across his back earlier Tuesday as he walked in the park. He wouldn't give his name, but said he was an out-of-work accountant who doesn't agree with the protesters' views, but was there, armed, because he wanted to protect the rights of people to protest. There's no law that prevents him from carrying the weapon in public, but several police followed him for about 10 minutes before moving off."
    Associated Press

    It was just a matter of time before this was going to happen. City officials should realize that if you let people go ahead with civil disobediance--sleeping unlawfully in public parks--that eventually the harder core are going to come out to create some real violence.

  • fishjoel
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    Favorite lines:

    "You have 24 hours to respond."
    "I have a pair of handcuffs and I know how to use them."

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  • Oreo
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    Originally posted by lutherf View Post
    That was actually kind of funny. Probably won't be as funny as the video of the same idiot when he gets arrested but funny none the less.
    It appears that we now have MUSLIMS and Nazi's that have joined the Occupy and protest whatever group.



    Tea Party REAL power has Herman Cain leading in all polls--with my favorite Newt Gingrich behind, and moving UP. Who would have ever guessed that the Tea Party movement in this country has this much POWER? And I am one of them--lol.

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  • hairballxavier
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    The guy looks like he's on drugs.

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  • JDJarvis
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    Originally posted by Hoplite View Post
    It was a figure of speech, however I've seen similar kinds of signs at rallies I've attended.
    Funny there is a video of a OWS protestor threatening police but there isn't evidence of any such signs as you mentioned. Maybe you've been bamboozled as you lack of evidence to support your claims...open the box hoplite, you are being lied to by someone.

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  • Lutherf
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    Originally posted by Hoplite View Post
    It was a figure of speech, however I've seen similar kinds of signs at rallies I've attended.
    Interesting. I haven't seen any sign at any TEA Party event that even comes close to that.

    The guy in the video is certainly an outlier and he's certainly nuts. There are also people like that who associate themselves with the TEA Party. I have also seen lots and lots of folks at TEA Party events get escorted out when they exhibit behavior which would reasonably be expected to cast the movement in a negative light. Those of us who participate in such events have no desire whatsoever to get ourselves arrested or to cause a disturbance. When we decide to have a "peaceful protest" we want it to be peaceful. Somehow or other we don't see inciting cops to the point where they feel that CS and batons are necessary as being in line with the doctrine of peace.

    The OWSr's are quite different in that respect. They WANT people to be violent against them because, in their warped minds, they see such incidents as creating desirable "optics". It stems, yet again, back to their world view of people being inherently evil and, as a consequence, their embrace of a victimhood mentality.

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  • MattInFla
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    Originally posted by Hoplite View Post
    It was a figure of speech, however I've seen similar kinds of signs at rallies I've attended.
    Translation: you made it up.

    Nice try.

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  • Hoplite
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    Originally posted by JDJarvis View Post
    You got a link for those signs?
    It was a figure of speech, however I've seen similar kinds of signs at rallies I've attended.

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  • JDJarvis
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    Originally posted by Hoplite View Post
    In the singular, no, not really.

    In the plural, if they're all saying relatively the same thing, yes.

    I put this guy in the same basket as the guys at teabagger rallies waving signs that say SHOOT ALL THE MEXICANS; yes they're dedicated but they're also crazy and probably not a good representation of the movement as a whole especially when the movement is made up of so many people.
    You got a link for those signs?

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  • Hoplite
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    Originally posted by JDJarvis View Post
    So individual voices are significant, some of the time.
    In the singular, no, not really.

    In the plural, if they're all saying relatively the same thing, yes.

    I put this guy in the same basket as the guys at teabagger rallies waving signs that say SHOOT ALL THE MEXICANS; yes they're dedicated but they're also crazy and probably not a good representation of the movement as a whole especially when the movement is made up of so many people.

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  • JDJarvis
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    So individual voices are significant, some of the time.

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  • Hoplite
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    Originally posted by JDJarvis View Post
    So is OWS the collective acts of individuals or is it a managed political movement?
    From what I've seen, it's both.

    It's clumps of managed groups mixing with individuals and smaller un-recognized groups.

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  • fishjoel
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    Hahaha....that was funny. That dude obviously does not operate in the real world. Anyone want to place bets he tries to pull it off wearing some kind of costume? I predict a cape being part of it.

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  • JDJarvis
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    Re: Video threat goes out from OWS protester to Oakland police department

    Originally posted by Hoplite View Post
    How is one guy "on behalf of OWS"?
    So is OWS the collective acts of individuals or is it a managed political movement?

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  • JDJarvis
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    This isn't going to end well for that angry young man.

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