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Mon Dec 10, 2012, 07:06 PM

LANSING, Michigan: Eight Capitol Protesters Charged With Felonies

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Source: The State Journal



LANSING, Mich. (The State Journal) - Eight people arrested Thursday during protests at the state Capitol, who officials said tried to push through state police troopers to enter the Senate chamber, have been charged with felonies.

Each of the six men and two women - all from southeastern Michigan - face a charge of resisting, obstructing and/or opposing a police officer. They face up to two years in prison.

Ingham County Prosecutor Stuart Dunnings III said he issued the charges today.

In a statement, Dunnings said: "It was attested to me that (the protesters') tactics went beyond passive resistance, and involved physical aggression towards the police who were charged with protecting the public safety during this tumultuous debate."



Read more: http://www.wzzm13.com/news/article/234793/2/Eight-Capitol-protesters-charged-with-felonies



Bullshit!!!

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Reply LANSING, Michigan: Eight Capitol Protesters Charged With Felonies (Original post)
Purveyor Dec 2012 OP
think Dec 2012 #1
Purveyor Dec 2012 #2
Tunkamerica Dec 2012 #18
Occulus Dec 2012 #20
think Dec 2012 #28
olddad56 Dec 2012 #3
James48 Dec 2012 #12
ReRe Dec 2012 #24
Yo_Mama_Been_Loggin Dec 2012 #4
leftlibdem420 Dec 2012 #14
Occulus Dec 2012 #21
coalition_unwilling Dec 2012 #22
Purveyor Dec 2012 #15
scratcho Dec 2012 #5
Purveyor Dec 2012 #6
coalition_unwilling Dec 2012 #23
scratcho Dec 2012 #29
bob4460 Dec 2012 #7
PatrynXX Dec 2012 #9
ReRe Dec 2012 #25
mn9driver Dec 2012 #8
Festivito Dec 2012 #26
SoapBox Dec 2012 #10
Dawson Leery Dec 2012 #11
Purveyor Dec 2012 #13
Purveyor Dec 2012 #16
ancianita Dec 2012 #17
ReRe Dec 2012 #19
underoath Dec 2012 #27
BanTheGOP Dec 2012 #30

Response to Purveyor (Original post)

Mon Dec 10, 2012, 07:12 PM

1. Law Enforcment has made the term "felony" a joke. It wouldn't surprise me if you can get

a felony for jaywalking now days.

But if your a fucking bank you can screw the public for millions and if you get caught you get a fine.

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Response to think (Reply #1)

Mon Dec 10, 2012, 07:15 PM

2. Indeed. This is fucking 'insane'! eom

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Response to think (Reply #1)

Tue Dec 11, 2012, 02:39 AM

18. only if you run into a cop jaywalking in the opposite direction

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Response to Tunkamerica (Reply #18)

Tue Dec 11, 2012, 03:48 AM

20. In which case you'll be lucky to get tased instead of shot n/t

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Response to Occulus (Reply #20)

Tue Dec 11, 2012, 11:05 AM

28. Meanwhile the banker is charged with fraud

if a blue unicorn is spotted on a full moon on an even numbered day during a blizzard. Nothing like being protected by the best laws money can buy.....

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Response to Purveyor (Original post)

Mon Dec 10, 2012, 07:21 PM

3. for what it's worth.



Buffalo Springfield 1967


once you get past the advertisement, it is worth it.

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Response to olddad56 (Reply #3)

Mon Dec 10, 2012, 08:50 PM

12. Damn hardware store is all out of Pitchforks

And they were down to their last dozen torches tonight.


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Response to olddad56 (Reply #3)

Tue Dec 11, 2012, 04:44 AM

24. I do believe this is the song they should sing when.....

..... the police rough up the protesters for NOTHING later today in Lansing. Instead of saying "The whole world is watching" and videoing with their cell phones, sing this song while they video what the police are doing. THAT my friend, would be powerful. And then immediately upload it to that big cloud up in the sky!!! Instant goosebumps!

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Response to Purveyor (Original post)

Mon Dec 10, 2012, 07:21 PM

4. Fascist Michigan

And I'm not one who uses that term lightly. Organized labor was one of the first things the Nazis surpressed.

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Response to Yo_Mama_Been_Loggin (Reply #4)

Mon Dec 10, 2012, 09:21 PM

14. Not a time for pogressives to go sectarian.

 

The Nazis only illegally "won" control of Germany because social democrats were too busy harassing other leftists to allow a united front against the threat. It would never have gotten that far if the SPD had at least left the KPD alone.

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Response to leftlibdem420 (Reply #14)

Tue Dec 11, 2012, 03:50 AM

21. See the emergency manager law we just shot down

The comparison is more apt than most are willing to admit.

I live in SW MI. Believe me- it's a fair comparison.

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Response to leftlibdem420 (Reply #14)

Tue Dec 11, 2012, 04:34 AM

22. Hate to keep fighting this skirmish, but the Nazis didn't "win" jack shit. Hitler was 'appointed'

 

Chancellor by President Hindenburg in Jan. 1933. In the final Reichstag elections before Hitler's appointment, the Nazi Party's share of the vote nationally actually declined by about 1%. Yes, one can point to sectarian disputes on the left. But the real blame lies with that putz Van Papen and the senile Hindenburg (who makes Reagan look like a model of intellectual acuity).

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Response to Yo_Mama_Been_Loggin (Reply #4)

Mon Dec 10, 2012, 09:35 PM

15. I haven't gone there yet but trending in that direction. eom

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Response to Purveyor (Original post)

Mon Dec 10, 2012, 07:32 PM

5. Unfortunately

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cops are not paid to think, they just obey whomever happens to be their masters at the time. All governments have goons with guns. In some other countries, firebombs and other misslies are thrown at the goons. Don't doubt that the machine guns and tanks would come out if those methods of showing outrage were used here. It's happened before. Check out veterans bonuses from after WW1. I'm not calling for it--just to be clear.

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Response to scratcho (Reply #5)

Mon Dec 10, 2012, 07:38 PM

6. I know the mentality of 'some' of the LEO's and it would 'make their day' to be able to break out

their 'big toys and guns', indeed.

Not all mind you...but way to many leo's think that way.

Watching the interviews and attitudes of the Michigan State Police from last Thursday, they are just itching for it, big time.

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Response to scratcho (Reply #5)

Tue Dec 11, 2012, 04:36 AM

23. Technical note: think you mean "veterans' bonus from after WW1" (not WW2). Before

 

Eisenhower became a hero, he was a flunky who helped smash the Bonus Army's camp in D.C. Same goes for MacArthur.

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Response to coalition_unwilling (Reply #23)

Tue Dec 11, 2012, 01:34 PM

29. Thanks------

Big mistake on my part. Probably confused some.

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Response to Purveyor (Original post)

Mon Dec 10, 2012, 07:41 PM

7. The way the laws are now

we are all felons some of us just have not been caught yet.

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Response to bob4460 (Reply #7)

Mon Dec 10, 2012, 08:23 PM

9. wonder what would happen if

someone actually did a real felony like shoot out the windows etc. or throw rocks or whatever thru the window.

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Response to PatrynXX (Reply #9)

Tue Dec 11, 2012, 04:51 AM

25. They'd shoot your ass dead...

...that's what they'd do, and probably a few innocent bystanders to boot. Not a smart thing to do in a protest. I hope no anarchist plants show up today. Because the media (or media plants) will be right there to film every bit of it.

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Response to Purveyor (Original post)

Mon Dec 10, 2012, 07:42 PM

8. Police and firefighters are exempt from the legislation

This is not a coincidence.

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Response to mn9driver (Reply #8)

Tue Dec 11, 2012, 06:07 AM

26. That's not equal protection under the law. Sounds unconstitutional.

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Response to Purveyor (Original post)

Mon Dec 10, 2012, 08:24 PM

10. Watching your Tax Dollars at work.

...amazing how those dollars are SO working against those that pay them.

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Response to Purveyor (Original post)

Mon Dec 10, 2012, 08:37 PM

11. The uniform in all it's "glory".

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Response to Dawson Leery (Reply #11)

Mon Dec 10, 2012, 09:02 PM

13. I had respect for the Michigan State Police, they were the ones you called if you wanted a 'fair

shake'.

My how that has seemed to change. spit.

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Response to Purveyor (Original post)

Mon Dec 10, 2012, 09:39 PM

16. First I saw of the pic of one of those arrested. Wonder now if they were all 'black folk' arrested

and charged with a 'felony'?

Hope some decent attorney(s) step up and knock this back!

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Response to Purveyor (Original post)

Mon Dec 10, 2012, 10:07 PM

17. K & R

Prosecutor basing his charges on hearsay. I'd like to see how people who are actually armed and "charged with protecting the public safety" see this unarmed, protesting public as endangering public safety OR the armed police.

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Response to Purveyor (Original post)

Tue Dec 11, 2012, 03:42 AM

19. TOTAL Bullshit!

...."....police who were charged with protecting the public safety during this tumultuous debate."



Give me a f-ing break. They are there to make a big mountain out of a mole hill, so they can get the picture. A big glossy picture to plaster on their front page of the paper and on the internet. HOPING that it will discourages people from showing up to protest tomorrow.

I'm telling you...if this picture dissuades someone from participating in the protest, that person doesn't belong at the protest in the first place. Why didn't they show the police officers who were supposedly harmed? Let's see the bruises, the blood, the scratches, the torn uniforms. There are none.

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Response to Purveyor (Original post)

Tue Dec 11, 2012, 10:38 AM

27. wow..

 

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Response to Purveyor (Original post)

Tue Dec 11, 2012, 01:41 PM

30. Sounds like we are getting ready for a real (UN-) civil war.

 

republicans vs progressive globalists. As soon as President Obama has transformed the country to a progressive, socialist track away from capitalist policies that ignite the action by our courageous brothers and sisters against the republicanist agenda, we will light the way for the rest of the world to finally unite.

If it comes to the streets, let there be blood spilt. I have no doubt some of it will be mine, but I'll be DAMNED!! if I let capitalism survive one iota in my lifetime, which finances republcanism.

THIS is why I say the republican party is the most repressive, evil organization in the history of the world, and I included the Nazis and the crony capitalists who tried to take over communism in Eastern Asia. In reality, capitalism and republicanism is the root of all that has ever been evil in humanity. Period.

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