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MarineCombatEngineer

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Sat May 18, 2024, 07:17 PM May 18

Pro-Palestinian protestors attempt to seize buildings at Penn, Chicago universities [View all]

May 18 (UPI) -- Police in Philadelphia and Chicago ended attempts by pro-Palestinian protesters to take over buildings at the University of Pennsylvania and the University of Chicago Friday.

Protestors gathered around 8 p.m. Friday in the University City area of West Philadelphia and entered Penn's Fisher-Bennett Hall at Walnut and 34th streets local media reported.

Penn Gaza Solidarity members said they intended to occupy the university building before police arrived.

University police and Philadelphia Police stopped the attempted takeover and arrested several protesters, some of whom fought with police.


https://www.msn.com/en-us/news/us/pro-palestinian-protestors-attempt-to-seize-buildings-at-penn-chicago-universities/ar-BB1mDgXw?ocid=hpmsn&cvid=d879fd53bec94007ad3029937b93422c&ei=85

Glad the police were able to stop this fucking nonsense in its tracks.
I hope those that fought and assaulted the cops are tried, found guilty and sentenced to the max term possible and with a felony on their record, good luck finding work.

They're FA and now they're about to FO.
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Not this shit again. RandySF May 18 #1
Yep. MarineCombatEngineer May 18 #3
The fucking opening act for the Free Palestine parakeets was to pull down the posters of the dead and hostages. SoFlaBro May 18 #34
Most college students are finishing up finals and papers. Irish_Dem May 18 #2
I suspect that alot of them were outside agitators paid by...................... nt. MarineCombatEngineer May 18 #4
I think that is a given MCE. Irish_Dem May 18 #5
Let me take a stab at this, MarineCombatEngineer May 18 #6
Yes. The usual gang of suspects. Irish_Dem May 18 #12
On Friday, Denver's Auraria Campus put their schools on lockdown and switched to remote learning. Nittersing May 18 #7
FA yes, FO no. They'll be out on bond in no time. JustABozoOnThisBus May 18 #8
True, I meant when they have to face justice in court. nt MarineCombatEngineer May 18 #10
Good for them LiberaBlueDem May 18 #9
So I'll put you in the column that defacing and destroying property is ok. MarineCombatEngineer May 18 #11
Property LiberaBlueDem May 18 #13
This has NOTHING TO DO WITH GAZA, and the fact that you are justifying breaking into buildings and JohnSJ May 18 #14
Fucking Defacing and Destroying Property at Cha May 18 #15
So now you throw the Gaza card, as expected, you didn't disappoint. MarineCombatEngineer May 18 #20
Fighting the police is not non-violent action RandomNumbers May 18 #16
where you on the copper's side in 1968 (or retroactively approve if you are too young to have seen it then)? Celerity May 18 #18
I don't approve violence on ANY side. RandomNumbers May 18 #19
This is a BS post, MarineCombatEngineer May 18 #21
No it isn't. The US has funded Israel with hundreds of billions of dollars since 1948, more than any other nation, and Celerity May 18 #22
So I guess the the US giving Ukraine weapons to fight the Russian invasion is also unjust? MarineCombatEngineer May 18 #23
Chalk and cheese. Russia is not a self-proclaimed liberal democracy, and it certainly doesn't claim to be Celerity May 18 #25
Very weak sauce. MarineCombatEngineer May 18 #27
Does Bibi even need the USA LiberaBlueDem May 18 #24
Netanyahu wants Trump to win, as Trump very likely will allow the RW fascist Israeli government a free, unfettered hand Celerity May 18 #26
This is true Dorian Gray May 19 #40
Your last paragraph mirrors my experience JonAndKatePlusABird May 19 #43
With all due respect Dorian Gray May 19 #39
+1 betsuni May 19 #41
Israel was attacked by terrorists who want to kill Nixie May 19 #42
Thank you! FalloutShelter May 18 #29
You and me both. nt MarineCombatEngineer May 18 #30
It serves a purpose. Behind the Aegis May 19 #37
Exactly. Obvious! betsuni May 19 #38
It sure is a BS post edisdead May 18 #32
Yes. The attempt to turn 2024, an entirely different time and situation, into 1968. betsuni May 18 #33
So then like, taking over the capitol is cool too? edisdead May 18 #31
I'm glad "Attempt" is the key word. Cha May 18 #17
34th and Walnut. I used to have my Russian classes around there DFW May 18 #28
I just realized that it's coming on the 50 anniversary! LeftInTX May 19 #35
My 50th college class reunion is going on right now. DFW May 19 #36
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