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Playinghardball Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Oct-27-11 09:30 AM
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Stewart: ‘What the f*ck happened in Oakland?’
Source: Raw Story
By David Edwards

Wednesday night’s show, Comedy Central’s Jon Stewart shamed authorities in Oakland who used tear gas, rubber bullets, bean-bag bullets, concussion grenades, flashbombs, sound cannons or other forceful methods to disburse protesters.

“What the fuck happened in Oakland?” Stewart exclaimed. “What’s going on, Oakland? Chill out.”

“So, the city was concerned about a public safety threat so they did this,” he said while watching footage of protesters running as tear gas filled the streets and explosions went off in the background. “Seems a little heavy handed. Unless, was one of the protesters Godzilla? That would justify an attack.”

“Oh, are you fucking kidding me?” Stewart asked about a person in a wheelchair surround by a cloud of tear gas. “What do you think that chair comes on ramming speed? Come on!

Watch this video from Comedy Central’s The Daily Show, broadcast Oct. 26, 2011.

http://www.rawstory.com/rs/2011/10/27/stewart-what-the-...
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classof56 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Oct-27-11 09:34 AM
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1. Jon was great as always.
Hope he keeps 'em coming!
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ellisonz Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Oct-27-11 10:31 AM
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2. Indeed.
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Pacifist Patriot Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Oct-27-11 10:59 AM
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3. Brilliant as ever.
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gratuitous Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Oct-27-11 11:09 AM
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4. Completely missed the point, you libruls!
Don't you see how touching it is to see just how concerned our reactionary and conservative friends suddenly are about public parks and spaces? These are the same people who not so long ago were telling us just how beneficial the BP gusher in the Gulf of Mexico was going to be, or how blowing the top off a mountain and dumping the debris into the valleys was so good for everyone, because the coal inside would be easier to mine.

Now, here they are, so very, very concerned about patches of grass in city parks! *Sniff* It's a beautiful thing, man. Dirty fucking hippies must die so the lawn can live!
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Eric J in MN Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Oct-27-11 11:13 AM
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5. In 2004, Mayor Michael Bloomberg banned protesters from
...the Great Lawn of Central Park in NYC during the Republican Convention, claiming that the protesters would damage the grass.
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Douglas Carpenter Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Oct-27-11 11:20 AM
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6. knr
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