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Kennah Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Oct-28-11 11:40 AM
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46. ... then they fight you, then you win.
I guess I thought Gandhi was referring to physical violence, but fighting one in court is still fighting one.

I should note, the attribution of the quote to Gandhi is disputed.
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  -NYPD Threatens to Sue OWS Protesters, Russell Simmons Calls for Peaceful Activism Roy Rolling  Oct-27-11 02:03 PM   #0 
  - and yet, they do tolerate physical assualts upon innocent American citizens  Evergreen Emerald   Oct-27-11 02:06 PM   #1 
  - Mr. Simmons might just find out that this is a two-way  indepat   Oct-27-11 03:16 PM   #26 
  - But it's okay  atreides1   Oct-27-11 02:06 PM   #2 
  - Ed Mullins has it all wrong.  StandingInLeftField   Oct-27-11 02:06 PM   #3 
  - A lot of occupiers making unprovoked physical attacks on the police, are they?  No Elephants   Oct-27-11 02:07 PM   #4 
  - WTF? This is bizarro world.  tridim   Oct-27-11 02:08 PM   #5 
  - I thought this was a hazard that goes with the job.  newfie11   Oct-27-11 02:09 PM   #6 
  - They're hoping to make a pre-emptive strike.  StandingInLeftField   Oct-27-11 02:18 PM   #7 
  - Reading articles like this lead me to believe  Tippy   Oct-27-11 02:19 PM   #8 
  - LOL  EFerrari   Oct-27-11 02:22 PM   #9 
  - hey folks, wake the fuck up! You all know the police will get away with a lot  pasto76   Oct-27-11 02:28 PM   #10 
  - Please, please PLEASE!!!  songbookz   Oct-27-11 03:31 PM   #28 
  - This fucking hippie is repeatedly hurting my hand with his face!  tk2kewl   Oct-27-11 02:29 PM   #11 
  - I Need and Mani and a Pedi!  Bennyboy   Oct-27-11 02:37 PM   #18 
  - OWS should say...  smiley   Oct-27-11 02:29 PM   #12 
  - Don't worry, if a protestor injures a cop, we'll just transfer the protestor to Staten Island  firehorse   Oct-27-11 02:31 PM   #13 
  - oh that's rich  ixion   Oct-27-11 02:35 PM   #14 
  - Police don't need unions.  Dawson Leery   Oct-27-11 02:35 PM   #15 
  - This story isn't about violence  Roy Rolling   Oct-27-11 02:36 PM   #16 
  - Has OWS or the injured civilians filed any notices with the city yet?  Historic NY   Oct-27-11 02:37 PM   #17 
  - This paper/mag is nothing  leftynyc   Oct-27-11 02:38 PM   #19 
  - lol... What will Jon Stewart do with this one. They practically write his material for him.  Dover   Oct-27-11 02:48 PM   #20 
  - NYPBullies  Dont call me Shirley   Oct-27-11 03:00 PM   #21 
  - Today they issue their warning. Tomorrow a cop is "brutally assaulted"  Earth_First   Oct-27-11 03:01 PM   #22 
  - Probably by another cop.  GodlessBiker   Oct-27-11 04:06 PM   #35 
     - Or a Fibbie Plant  Demeter   Oct-27-11 04:21 PM   #36 
  - This threat means our side is winning. nt  SusanaMontana41   Oct-27-11 03:01 PM   #23 
  - Sounds like they are trying to make people believe OWS  EC   Oct-27-11 03:12 PM   #24 
  - Bingo. In Boston, the day after the news of police brutality to the 99% hit TV  No Elephants   Oct-27-11 03:48 PM   #31 
  - "...In light of the growing violence..." Ha!  FailureToCommunicate   Oct-27-11 03:16 PM   #25 
  - NYPD recieved 4.6 Million for JP Morgan Chase in Oct 2011  NCcoast   Oct-27-11 03:31 PM   #27 
  - But I'd only lose 10 DAYS HOLIDAY PAY if I committed 2nd degree assault on cops.  vets74   Oct-28-11 06:49 AM   #45 
  - Rule #1: All cops are whiny crybabies.  provis99   Oct-27-11 03:38 PM   #29 
  - Sergeant's Benevolent Association  wobblie   Oct-27-11 03:40 PM   #30 
  - If the police don't want violence then they should not commit violent acts  avebury   Oct-27-11 03:53 PM   #32 
  - who injure any of its members,  AlbertCat   Oct-27-11 04:01 PM   #33 
  - Assaults on police not tolerated. Assaults BY police encouraged. nt  hvn_nbr_2   Oct-27-11 04:01 PM   #34 
  - Grandstanding  SoDesuKa   Oct-27-11 04:32 PM   #37 
  - Bingo! You have nailed it. Their legitimacy as neutral arbiters  coalition_unwilling   Oct-27-11 05:13 PM   #40 
     - One Size Fits All  SoDesuKa   Oct-27-11 06:11 PM   #42 
  - K & R !!!  WillyT   Oct-27-11 05:04 PM   #38 
  - Is this The Onion or Andy Borowitz? Cuz it can't be reality. nt  valerief   Oct-27-11 05:10 PM   #39 
  - embarrassing...  fascisthunter   Oct-27-11 05:53 PM   #41 
  - Time for the 99% to take back law enforcement from the Police Militias that have taken over...  SoapBox   Oct-27-11 06:28 PM   #43 
  - "stated that his group will sue"  Heywood J   Oct-28-11 06:16 AM   #44 
  - ... then they fight you, then you win.  Kennah   Oct-28-11 11:40 AM   #46 
  - Brass ones. BRASS ones.  HughBeaumont   Oct-28-11 03:28 PM   #47 

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