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Hissyspit Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Sep-03-08 04:16 AM
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PHOTOS: Protests, Pepper-Spray - Day Two Of Republican Convention
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http://www.twincities.com/allheadlines/ci_10364496




Protesters run from the intersection of St. Peter Street and West 7th Street after police fire chemical irritants into the crowd in downtown St. Paul on Tuesday, September 2, 2008. (Special to the Pioneer Press: Tom Whisenand)





David Harris tries to clean out his eyes after being sprayed with pepper spray Tuesday during a scuffle between protestors and police at the Mears Park rally. (Pioneer Press: Jean Pieri)





Demonstrators begin to march during the Poor People Economic Rights Campaign at Mears Park, Tuesday. (Pioneer Press: Jean Pieri)





There was a scuffle between police on horses and protesters on 5th and Wacouta while the rally in Mears Park was going on Tuesday. (Pioneer Press: Jean Pieri)





A woman is arrested at Mears Park Tuesday. (AP: Matt Rourke)





Zach de la Rocha, of Rage Against the Machines, listens as the band is told they will not be allowed to play at the State Capital on Tuesday. (Special to the Pioneer Press: Stacy Bengs)





Zach de la Rocha, of Rage Against the Machine, sings an acoustic version of their hit, "Killing in the Name," after they were not allowed to play at the State Capital on Tuesday. (Special to the Pioneer Press: Stacy Bengs)





Protesters, who wished not to identify themselves, march to the capitol in a protest organized by the Poor Peoples Economic Human Rights Campaign in St. Paul on Tuesday. (Special to the Pioneer Press: Tom Whisenand)





Saint Paul Police Sergant John Lozoya confiscates a plastic bag of vinegar from a protester before the start of a march in downtown St. Paul Tuesday. The protester said that he had planned to use the vinegar on his bandanna to quell the effects of tear gas. (Special to the Pioneer Press: Tom Whisenand)






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unhappycamper Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Sep-03-08 05:31 AM
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1. A plastic bag of vinegar?
Good lord, WTF is wrong with this picture?
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stuntcat Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Sep-03-08 05:41 AM
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2. makes me wish I was there
k, r
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barbtries Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Sep-03-08 06:20 AM
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3. the police in the twin cities
are sickening. i hope those detained and arrested unlawfully, brutalized violently, and terrorized generally break the goddam bank.

to you and anyone else lucky and brave enough to be there: keep on keeping on.
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malaise Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Sep-03-08 06:28 AM
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4. You have the right to
WHAT??????? :puke:
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paparush Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Sep-03-08 08:25 AM
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5. We used to be citizens. Now, we're all suspects.
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whistle Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Sep-03-08 11:14 AM
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6. Welcome to GOP's Amerika
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ladywnch Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Sep-03-08 11:22 AM
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7. I heard on local news this morning that more than twice as many people have been arrested
in MN in two days of the RNC than in Denver for the whole week of the DNC!
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LSK Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Sep-03-08 11:24 AM
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8. I do not remember any such scenes last week n/t
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