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(29,148 posts)
Wed Aug 13, 2014, 10:45 PM Aug 2014

"When cops declare open season on journalists ..."

"When cops declare open season on journalists, when they feel free to declare any scene of "unlawful protest" a free fire zone, that will be a very ugly day - and not just for journalists."

---Hunter S. Thompson, "Strange Rumblings in Aztlan"

Of course, things were very ugly in Ferguson long before they started arresting journalists. But that quote comes to mind tonight, as the situation in Ferguson continues to

("Strange Rumblings in Aztlan" is an article he wrote for Rolling Stone about the death of journalist Ruben Salazar, who was killed by a wall-piercing tear gas canister fired by a deputy of the LA County Sheriff's Department during the Chicano Moratorium march against the Vietnam War.)

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"When cops declare open season on journalists ..." (Original Post) fishwax Aug 2014 OP
Lawrence O'Donnell doing great live coverage now! eom Cleita Aug 2014 #1
I hope I'll get to see some of that later -- fishwax Aug 2014 #2
Chris Hayes is continuing live. Cleita Aug 2014 #3
thanks for the heads-up ... watching now! fishwax Aug 2014 #4


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2. I hope I'll get to see some of that later --
Wed Aug 13, 2014, 10:59 PM
Aug 2014

for now I'm following along mostly on Twitter and looking for a good livestream feed. I'd expect O'Donnell to do well with this, though.

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