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santamargarita Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Oct-26-11 07:05 PM
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73. There is NO turning back - keep going!
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  -"Letter From A Friend: The Morning After the Attack on the Oakland Occupiers" sabrina 1  Oct-26-11 07:52 AM   #0 
  - Blood has been shed. There is no turning back, now.  Odin2005   Oct-26-11 07:54 AM   #1 
  - They were indiscriminate. There was a lot of media there  sabrina 1   Oct-26-11 08:10 AM   #5 
  - martin luther king on non violence  madrchsod   Oct-26-11 08:52 AM   #16 
  - Thank you, I need to read that right now.  sabrina 1   Oct-26-11 11:30 AM   #40 
  - to quote rambo.. they drew first blood  PatrynXX   Oct-26-11 03:32 PM   #57 
  - Fox News said it was justified.  Enthusiast   Oct-26-11 05:56 PM   #68 
     - How would they know?  sabrina 1   Oct-26-11 06:51 PM   #72 
  - Recommended. nt  TBF   Oct-26-11 07:55 AM   #2 
  - Recommended  Autumn   Oct-26-11 07:58 AM   #3 
  - k&r  Starry Messenger   Oct-26-11 08:09 AM   #4 
  - Superb post  Danse   Oct-26-11 08:12 AM   #6 
  - K&R.....It is terrible people were hurt...but  Tippy   Oct-26-11 08:16 AM   #7 
  - Yes, the Corporate bosses are to blame.  sabrina 1   Oct-26-11 08:21 AM   #8 
  - BINGO! There comes a point when orders from on high  socialist_n_TN   Oct-26-11 08:24 AM   #10 
  - KR --  defendandprotect   Oct-26-11 08:49 PM   #82 
  - Yes, those police who CHOSE to partake in acts of violence are at fault.  Dont call me Shirley   Oct-26-11 11:00 AM   #34 
  - Like the one in the pic with the  bengalherder   Oct-27-11 12:05 AM   #85 
  - Yes, we CAN blame the police, because so many of them use so much more  tblue37   Oct-26-11 02:51 PM   #52 
  - Right. The police were "only following orders".  dixiegrrrrl   Oct-26-11 04:35 PM   #63 
  - Come on ... even police officers know the difference between police enforcement and violence -- !!  defendandprotect   Oct-26-11 08:17 PM   #80 
  - Oh, I agree  Old_Ed_inVN   Oct-27-11 06:52 AM   #92 
  - Another fine, informative post sabrina  socialist_n_TN   Oct-26-11 08:23 AM   #9 
  - I wonder what orders would they refuse?  sabrina 1   Oct-26-11 08:36 AM   #14 
     - This is the first news I've heard from Baltimore.  hootinholler   Oct-26-11 08:46 AM   #15 
     - Officials sent a notice that they wanted the protesters to  sabrina 1   Oct-26-11 09:42 AM   # 
     - Yes, and FBI means Obama. I am very sorry to say that but it does.  jwirr   Oct-26-11 09:42 AM   #23 
        - Someone Needs To Ask The President If He Supports These Tactics By The Police...  global1   Oct-26-11 09:59 AM   #27 
        - Comfortable shoes  Old_Ed_inVN   Oct-27-11 06:58 AM   #93 
        - Yes, it's going to be hard to hold those spaces, but I think  sabrina 1   Oct-26-11 12:30 PM   #44 
  - On your hind legs you beat us and I hope that you're proud soldier blue  deutsey   Oct-26-11 08:25 AM   #11 
  - The police, the mayor, the governor  Tsiyu   Oct-26-11 08:30 AM   #12 
  - Unfortunately, "Liberal" Governor Jerry Brown has not been  truedelphi   Oct-26-11 04:02 PM   #59 
     - Is he still hiding?  Tsiyu   Oct-26-11 04:58 PM   #66 
     - Then they should be recalled. Not sure if that will get support though.  cppuddy   Oct-27-11 06:39 AM   #90 
  - Atlanta, Baltimore, San Francisco and Oakland  workinclasszero   Oct-26-11 08:32 AM   #13 
  - Well, they do condemn Middle Eastern and African leaders  sabrina 1   Oct-26-11 08:54 AM   #17 
     - Thank you for this thread, Sabrina...  TeeYiYi   Oct-26-11 10:25 AM   #29 
     - Died of what?  ieoeja   Oct-26-11 02:20 PM   #50 
        - Someone on a respirator could die if sitting in a cloud of  sabrina 1   Oct-26-11 03:51 PM   #58 
           - Good point. I was going to mention they didn't mention breathing problems, but as you say...  ieoeja   Oct-26-11 04:11 PM   #61 
              - Yes, some of the comments on twitter by people who were  sabrina 1   Oct-26-11 04:18 PM   #62 
                 - I'm guessing it is a whole lot easier for me to suggest it than for someone to do it!  ieoeja   Oct-26-11 04:37 PM   #64 
                 - Lol, everything is always easier to suggest than to actually do,  sabrina 1   Oct-26-11 06:44 PM   #70 
                 - This video has both the woman in the wheelchair and the Iraq veteran  csziggy   Oct-27-11 03:52 AM   #89 
                    - Thank you for that video. I had seen the last part where the  sabrina 1   Oct-27-11 01:26 PM   #98 
                    - Just watched this again. You can see Scott Olsen and the Navy veteran  sabrina 1   Oct-28-11 04:35 PM   #105 
  - Good News...They are back.....  Tippy   Oct-26-11 09:11 AM   #18 
  - They are? Haven't seen that news, but if so, good for them.  sabrina 1   Oct-26-11 09:21 AM   #19 
  - I believe the Mayor set the protest would be allowed by day - need to clear by 10PM  Tom Rinaldo   Oct-26-11 09:27 AM   #20 
     - Okay, that's different. They will have to decide what to do tonight  sabrina 1   Oct-26-11 09:44 AM   #24 
  - This is how resistance will be met, Capital will not be challenged.  blindpig   Oct-26-11 09:28 AM   #21 
  - I agree, but how?  sabrina 1   Oct-26-11 10:30 AM   #30 
     - Organize, organize, organize.  blindpig   Oct-26-11 10:41 AM   #31 
  - The best way to fight this is MORE MIDDLE CLASS AMERICANS taking to the streets.  bertman   Oct-26-11 09:31 AM   #22 
  - There were elderly and middle-aged people there.  sabrina 1   Oct-26-11 10:52 AM   #33 
     - Maybe there were a FEW elderly folks or even middle-aged folks there, but every video  bertman   Oct-26-11 02:38 PM   #51 
        - Well, probably if you are looking at the videos after the police  sabrina 1   Oct-26-11 04:03 PM   #60 
           - I didn't ask you to find any excuse for it. We also must have seen different videos  bertman   Oct-26-11 09:17 PM   #84 
              - Sorry, that did come across the wrong way.  sabrina 1   Oct-27-11 12:13 AM   #86 
                 - Thanks for the explanation, sabrina. I well understand your anger and frustration.  bertman   Oct-27-11 01:07 PM   #97 
  - perhaps nato will intervene?  Warren Stupidity   Oct-26-11 09:53 AM   #25 
  - Lol!  sabrina 1   Oct-26-11 09:59 AM   #28 
  - Correction to OP and it's good news. Baltimore was not  sabrina 1   Oct-26-11 09:54 AM   #26 
  - ...then they fight you...  tex-wyo-dem   Oct-26-11 10:42 AM   #32 
  - Yep, this is the "then they fight you" part  gratuitous   Oct-26-11 11:32 AM   #41 
  - KR KR KR KR KR  inna   Oct-26-11 11:08 AM   #35 
  - K&R  Eyerish   Oct-26-11 11:09 AM   #36 
  - K&R...for all of it....!  KoKo   Oct-26-11 11:12 AM   #37 
  - K&R nt  woo me with science   Oct-26-11 11:12 AM   #38 
  - K! R!  Vanje   Oct-26-11 11:25 AM   #39 
  - Kick and Recommend!  Fire Walk With Me   Oct-26-11 12:23 PM   #42 
  - kick and recommend  Douglas Carpenter   Oct-26-11 12:30 PM   #43 
  - Interesting juxtaposition at Breitbart  Jim_Shorts   Oct-26-11 12:34 PM   #45 
  - You need to visit this site and thumbs down all the anti-democratic  fasttense   Oct-27-11 08:30 AM   #95 
     - Occupy Breitbart. Lol! Good idea we should do that.  sabrina 1   Oct-27-11 01:30 PM   #99 
  - Iran  DemOhio   Oct-26-11 01:25 PM   #46 
  - This movement has already won the minds and hearts of  sabrina 1   Oct-26-11 03:02 PM   #54 
  - remember sitting down & "rooting" yourself to the ground as a kid? That should  StarsInHerHair   Oct-26-11 09:12 PM   #83 
  - Just want to say that I agree with you. The image of very  sabrina 1   Oct-27-11 01:37 PM   #100 
  - Police brutality can only stop when they are threatened....  orbitalman   Oct-26-11 01:41 PM   #47 
  - Violence or threat of violence  DemOhio   Oct-26-11 01:53 PM   #48 
  - Did you think it would be easy?  JamesJ   Oct-26-11 02:03 PM   #49 
  - No, I don't think we did. I guess it's just so blatant now who the  sabrina 1   Oct-26-11 03:06 PM   #55 
  - A similar tactic of bringing in outsiders was used by Communist China during the  Uncle Joe   Oct-26-11 03:00 PM   #53 
  - Yes, it is definitely a military strategy. Our police have been  sabrina 1   Oct-26-11 03:13 PM   #56 
     - +1000% -- !!!  defendandprotect   Oct-26-11 08:16 PM   #79 
  - K&R n/t  DeSwiss   Oct-26-11 04:38 PM   #65 
  - K&R  katty   Oct-26-11 05:44 PM   #67 
  - never thought I would see this in the USA but then we did  demigoddess   Oct-26-11 06:31 PM   #69 
  - knr 4 an excellent post. nt  Zorra   Oct-26-11 06:49 PM   #71 
  - There is NO turning back - keep going!  santamargarita   Oct-26-11 07:05 PM   #73 
  - .  fascisthunter   Oct-26-11 07:30 PM   #75 
  - Yes and growing because we need to be too big to fail.  sabrina 1   Oct-26-11 08:09 PM   #77 
  - The Libyan Transitional Government  bergie321   Oct-26-11 07:06 PM   #74 
  - The Egyptians are marching to the US embassy today  MedleyMisty   Oct-27-11 06:44 AM   #91 
     - That gives me chills. They know how the American people  sabrina 1   Oct-27-11 06:50 PM   #102 
  - K&R  Firebrand Gary   Oct-26-11 07:45 PM   #76 
  - These attacks will haunt these officers one day -- maybe when THEY most need medical care ....  defendandprotect   Oct-26-11 08:14 PM   #78 
  - If FBI are infiltrating in Baltimore ... they're doing it across the movements ... !! Hi, Obama!!  defendandprotect   Oct-26-11 08:22 PM   #81 
  - K&R  burrowowl   Oct-27-11 12:14 AM   #87 
  - That's not a flashbang  mwrguy   Oct-27-11 03:01 AM   #88 
  - Thank you, I don't know anything about these weapons, the  sabrina 1   Oct-27-11 06:58 PM   #104 
  - Sickening.  Ganja Ninja   Oct-27-11 07:07 AM   #94 
  - Love your sigline  sabrina 1   Oct-27-11 01:40 PM   #101 
  - ...  Lorien   Oct-27-11 12:24 PM   #96 
  - Sad that this is so true and that it was tolerated for so long.  sabrina 1   Oct-27-11 06:51 PM   #103 
  - Thank you for the post Sabrina, I tried to rec, but too late.....kicked anyway.  louslobbs   Oct-28-11 04:41 PM   #106 
 

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