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    Occupy Seattle Protest Gone Wrong

    http://blogs.seattletimes.com/today/2012/05/may-day/

    Protest in Seattle turns into a full-fledged riot. Broken windows, harassing civilians, businesses destroyed, destruction to federal buildings, etc.

    Note: I'm not insinuating the majority of the protesters are like this.

    I've heard that similar things are happening in Portland.

    Reminds me of '99.

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    People from Occupy Cleveland planned to blow up a bridge

    http://www.bostonherald.com/news/nat...28541&srvc=rss

    On a side note, who would want to occupy Cleveland??
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    I wonder what the demographics of the rioters were?

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    Ugh, more reasons why I'm glad I moved away. People don't seem to realize, even if peaceful, they're making a hell of a commute for everyone who's just trying to get home? Good luck to all my friends back home with getting home tonight.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Jaimerz View Post
    People don't seem to realize, even if peaceful, they're making a hell of a commute for everyone who's just trying to get home?
    Yep. And numerous bus routes had to be canceled today as well. Making it harder for people to get to their....jobs. Now there's some irony.

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    Thank goodness the Occupy Boston Nitwits did not screw up people's commute once again.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Frank Grimes View Post
    Thank goodness the Occupy Boston Nitwits did not screw up people's commute once again.
    According to local reports, now the majority of protesters are intentionally standing in the middle of bus routes and streets. Dipsh1ts.

    One guy apparently got frustrated and just drove through and nicked a couple of people.

    Nothing says "join our movement" like getting in the way of a bunch of people attempting to be productive members of society.

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    Quote Originally Posted by PatsFan2003 View Post
    I wonder what the demographics of the rioters were?
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    Quote Originally Posted by Breed View Post
    Coffee drinkers, cats still rockin flannel, and pissed off Super Sonics fans.
    LOL. Actually I was wondering if they were professional demonstrators like the type that routinely attack economic meetings and the like or others.

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    Quote Originally Posted by PatsFan2003 View Post
    LOL. Actually I was wondering if they were professional demonstrators like the type that routinely attack economic meetings and the like or others.
    When I first read that I thought 'what a strange term.' But after thinking on it for a moment. That's exactly what some of these people really are. Professionals who travel place to place teaching others how to demonstrate, protest, riot, cause havoc, whatever.
    I'm your mama, I'm your daddy
    I'm that nigga in the alley
    I'm your doctor when in need
    Want some coke, have some weed
    You know me, I'm your friend
    Your main boy, thick and thin

    I'm your pusherman
    I'm your pusherman

    Ain't I clean, bad machine
    Super cool, super mean
    Dealin' good for the Man,
    Superfly, here I stand
    Secret stash, heavy bread
    Baddest bitches in the bed

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    There were protests in downtown Minneapolis today as well. I was walking around the downtown area and saw them in action, seemed to go on peacefully without any issues.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Breed View Post
    When I first read that I thought 'what a strange term.' But after thinking on it for a moment. That's exactly what some of these people really are. Professionals who travel place to place teaching others how to demonstrate, protest, riot, cause havoc, whatever.
    I think it's possible that lot of these are dedicated dissidents who are seriously anti-capitalistic. If you ask them they could easily state they are socialists, anarchists, Marxists or even COMMUNISTS and mean it without embarrassment. (although being a communist is so passe even for this group) Maybe not all but I wonder how many of them were like that. On the other hand it is was more a cross of protesters then it might be more significant and mean something.











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