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Response to boppers (Reply #113)

Fri Jun 1, 2012, 06:37 PM

114. I asked because you have posted so much inaccurate information that certainly did not come

from reliable sources. 'Scott' was engaged in a 1st Amendment protected activity eg, which even the biased MSM, nor the police I might add, does not dispute. Yet, you have characterized his perfectly legal and peaceful engagement in a Constitutionally protected activity as illegal, while ignoring the actual illegal and brutal assault on him as 'deserved'.

Now, I read all kinds of sources, left, right, independent, MSM, Foreign media, which btw covers the OWS movement extensively, progressive publications such as the Nation and more than I can list here. But the only 'sources' that have characterized Scott Olsen's engagement in something he has a perfect to do, as 'illegal' were right wing sources. That is why I asked. And wondered why, with all the available credible sources there are, why you chose the minsicule, mostly debunked 'reporting' of the right to back up what you appear to believe, wrongfully.

Not to mention the only link you did provide, led to a TV station actually caught in the act, on the air, pushing the right wing view of OWS much to the embarrassment of the station, even as they were engaged in an obvious attempt to smear protesters and which of course failed miserably. That incident was one of the most amusing, failed attempts by the RW noise machine, fyi.

I think you should find new sources frankly, because constantly posting wrong information from obviously questionable sources, loses YOU credibility. I don't need to argue against right wing 'reporting' on OWS. Many others have done that so effectively that I rarely waste the time. Thankfully they have been debunked, exposed and made fools of as their 'reporting' was anticipated and prepared for by far more intelligent and experienced people than I.

But it's been interesting seeing this line of argument, we need to be prepared for it, as it will continue and I'm always willing to debunk right wing myths with facts.

As for facts, Scott Olsen's case, along with hundreds of others, thanks to the training of the protesters on how to document every arrest, every illegal act by the police, are making their way through the courts and it looks like so far, the cops are losing by 100% where it counts, in the courtrooms of America. So you might not want to be defending police brutality against American citizens, nor can I imagine why anyone would.

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