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Molotov cocktail flies at anti-Bush rally in downtown San Francisco
ap on Bakersfield Californian ^ | 11/02/05 | ap - San FRancisco

Posted on 11/02/2005 6:07:08 PM PST by NormsRevenge

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - The uniform of a San Francisco police officer caught fire after a Molotov cocktail was hurled near as an anti-Bush protest Wednesday afternoon in downtown San Francisco.

A large crowd made its way from the Civic Center down Market Street, blocking traffic during the afternoon commute.

"My partner and I are standing here monitoring the crowd and all of a sudden I heard glass breaking, and the bottle apparently hit right there and gasoline spilled and the next thing I know my shoulder is on fire," police officer Gary Constantine told television station KRON.

Just when it looked like the protest was wrapping up in the evening, some protesters sat down in the middle of a busy intersection to block more traffic. The group refused police requests to disperse so they were arrested at the scene, according to police.

A large sign unfurled in front of City Hall read: "Bush step down. Take your whole program with you."


TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; News/Current Events; Politics/Elections; US: California; War on Terror
KEYWORDS: antibush; california; downtown; leftisttreason; molotovcocktail; moonbats; rally; sanfrancisco
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1 posted on 11/02/2005 6:07:10 PM PST by NormsRevenge
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To: NormsRevenge

Waaaaaahhhhhh! Liberals are in denial.


2 posted on 11/02/2005 6:08:38 PM PST by wvobiwan (Proud Minuteman Project Volunteer - Secure borders, illegals OUT!)
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To: NormsRevenge

Wow. Liberals resorting to Muslim tactics...


3 posted on 11/02/2005 6:09:29 PM PST by andrew2527
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To: NormsRevenge
San Francisco should do the rest of the country a favor and secede. They can start their own socialist country and we can go to war with them. Should be a cakewalk since they are all against military action no matter what the circumstances.
4 posted on 11/02/2005 6:09:40 PM PST by mlc9852
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To: NormsRevenge

I wonder what the numbers in the "large crowd" were. The NAGS were only able to cobble about 20 to show in DC at their anti-Alito rally this week.

LOL..the rats are goin' dowwwwwwwwwwwwwn! BUAHAHAHAHHA


5 posted on 11/02/2005 6:10:03 PM PST by goresalooza (Nurses Rock!)
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To: andrew2527

Treason


6 posted on 11/02/2005 6:10:19 PM PST by Flavius (Qui desiderat pacem, praeparet bellum")
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To: andrew2527

Shades of Gay Paree'


7 posted on 11/02/2005 6:10:40 PM PST by NormsRevenge (Semper Fi ... Monthly Donor spoken Here. Go to ... https://secure.freerepublic.com/donate/)
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To: NormsRevenge

"The group refused police requests to disperse so they were arrested at the scene, according to police."

Typical example of Liberal Narcissistic Martyrdom, or LNM, as I call it. These guys want to pretend that they're "righteous martyrs" who are being "persecuted" and that they are standing up for free speech, that they intentionally break the law so they'll be arrested. Makes them feel righteous and heroic.

What balogna.


8 posted on 11/02/2005 6:10:48 PM PST by pcottraux (It's pronounced "P. Coe-troe.")
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To: Flavius

yep.


9 posted on 11/02/2005 6:11:01 PM PST by andrew2527
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To: NormsRevenge
And we thought they were all anti-violence! God Bless that Cop.

Pray for W and Our Troops

10 posted on 11/02/2005 6:11:08 PM PST by bray (Iraq, freed from Saddamn now Pray for Freedom from Mohammad)
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To: andrew2527
Wow. Liberals resorting to Muslim tactics...

Not really. More like the Muslims and now the San Fagciscans have borrowed it from the Bolshies....
11 posted on 11/02/2005 6:12:16 PM PST by MikefromOhio
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To: NormsRevenge

...give peace a chance, in San Francisco.


12 posted on 11/02/2005 6:13:13 PM PST by SmithL (There are a lot of people that hate Bush more than they hate terrorists)
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To: NormsRevenge
..cocktails in the Castro District.

They must have had a bad Halloween.

13 posted on 11/02/2005 6:13:42 PM PST by WalterSkinner
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To: NormsRevenge
Im still hoping Cindy Sheehan will set herself on fire at one of these demonstrations.
14 posted on 11/02/2005 6:16:50 PM PST by DogBarkTree
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To: NormsRevenge; windcliff
Hmmm, "flaming" molotov "cocktail" and "San Fransisco all in the same article.

Hopefully they can catch the perps that did this. Leave it to the left to resort to violence to try to get their way.

15 posted on 11/02/2005 6:16:53 PM PST by I Drive Too Fast
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To: WalterSkinner

It sounds like attempted murder of a police officer to me.

Wonder if they caught anyone?

Wonder when this will make it on CNN?

Should I hold my breath waiting for it to happen?


16 posted on 11/02/2005 6:17:09 PM PST by Armedanddangerous (Big people are harder to kidnap!)
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To: WalterSkinner

"...cocktails in the Castro District."
You know, I could put a slight twist on that and get my reply deleted pretty quick.


17 posted on 11/02/2005 6:18:20 PM PST by DogBarkTree
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To: NormsRevenge

There are not ten good men in San Fransisco anymore.
Cordon it off, dig a fire trench around it, blow up the
water pump plants and burn the whole damned
Sodomite town and all it's inhabitants, down to the
ground again.


18 posted on 11/02/2005 6:22:22 PM PST by NickatNite2003
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To: pcottraux

Plus they like getting a free meal in jail. I doubt any of them have jobs.


19 posted on 11/02/2005 6:23:06 PM PST by mlc9852
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To: NormsRevenge
These WCW protests are organized by the Revolutionary Communist Party.
20 posted on 11/02/2005 6:25:37 PM PST by Doctor Raoul (Franken screwed so many at the Boys and Girls Club that NAMBLA wants to give him an award!)
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To: NormsRevenge

I devoutly hope the SFPD located the goblin who threw it and introduced him or her to Mr. Monadnock.


21 posted on 11/02/2005 6:26:28 PM PST by RichInOC (Stupidity is its own punishment...but not as often as it should be.)
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To: NickatNite2003

agent provocateur?


22 posted on 11/02/2005 6:27:00 PM PST by nralife
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To: MikeinIraq
Not really. More like the Muslims and now the San Fagciscans have borrowed it from the Bolshies....

..who stole the antitank weapon Finns invented and named during the Winter War.

23 posted on 11/02/2005 6:31:40 PM PST by magslinger (At the end of the day the only truly educated people are autodidacts.)
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To: magslinger

:)


24 posted on 11/02/2005 6:32:26 PM PST by MikefromOhio
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To: NormsRevenge
It's only a matter of time until the assassinations begin. All sides.

25 posted on 11/02/2005 6:36:39 PM PST by I see my hands (Until this civil war heats up.. Have a nice day.)
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To: mlc9852

Heh heh heh.

They can eat a free meal while fantasizing they're "political prisoners" who were put in jail by "Bush the dictator" who wants to "destroy free speech."


26 posted on 11/02/2005 6:37:13 PM PST by pcottraux (It's pronounced "P. Coe-troe.")
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To: NormsRevenge

Leftists always revert to form: If they don't prevail legally, they get violent.


27 posted on 11/02/2005 6:37:17 PM PST by King Prout (many accuse me of being overly literal... this would not be a problem if many were not under-precise)
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To: NormsRevenge
"My partner and I are standing here monitoring the crowd and all of a sudden I heard glass breaking, and the bottle apparently hit right there and gasoline spilled and the next thing I know my shoulder is on fire," police officer Gary Constantine told television station KRON.

If I was a cop in San Francisco, I think I'd be careful to say "my colleague" or "a fellow officer" instead...

28 posted on 11/02/2005 6:39:31 PM PST by Sloth (You being wrong & me being closed-minded are not the same thing, nor are they mutually exclusive.)
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To: mlc9852
San Francisco should do the rest of the country a favor and secede. They can start their own socialist country and we can go to war with them. Should be a cakewalk since they are all against military action no matter what the circumstances.

Put me down for the resistance movement behind enemy lines.

29 posted on 11/02/2005 6:39:36 PM PST by bluefish (Holding out for worthy tagline...)
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To: NickatNite2003

Way harsh, Dude.


30 posted on 11/02/2005 6:41:01 PM PST by Maceman (Fake but accurate -- and now double-sourced)
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To: King Prout
Leftists always revert to form: If they don't prevail legally, they get violent.

Forgetting that on the left, gun control means taking people's guns. On the right it means taking your own gun in a firm grip, deep breath...

31 posted on 11/02/2005 6:42:32 PM PST by magslinger (At the end of the day the only truly educated people are autodidacts.)
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To: King Prout

Did anyone hear about the explosion in front of Peter Kings office in NY? Yesterday, I think..

Fox had a blurb...PK wasn't there, of course, he's in DC.


32 posted on 11/02/2005 6:42:48 PM PST by Jrabbit (Kaufman County, Texas)
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To: bluefish

Remember the rule of six or twelve and keep it wholey.


33 posted on 11/02/2005 6:44:57 PM PST by magslinger (At the end of the day the only truly educated people are autodidacts.)
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To: Jrabbit

there was a news clip on it here earlier... a pipe bomb of some sort, behind his office IIRC


34 posted on 11/02/2005 6:45:06 PM PST by King Prout (many accuse me of being overly literal... this would not be a problem if many were not under-precise)
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To: Doctor Raoul; NormsRevenge

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35 posted on 11/02/2005 6:45:52 PM PST by flutters (God Bless The USA)
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To: magslinger

they really ought not to be so forgetful of something so very basic

36 posted on 11/02/2005 6:46:49 PM PST by King Prout (many accuse me of being overly literal... this would not be a problem if many were not under-precise)
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To: NormsRevenge
San Fransisco.?.
No doubt the Molotov cocktails had unbrellas in them..
37 posted on 11/02/2005 6:48:10 PM PST by hosepipe (CAUTION: This propaganda is laced with hyperbole..)
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To: NickatNite2003
There are not ten good men in San Fransisco [sic] anymore.

There are more than fifty in my office, alone. But thanks for showing us your Old Testament Retributionists membership card, and when you schedule your next Leviticus Society Book Burning and Barbecue over at your place, be sure to send us invitations. ;)

38 posted on 11/02/2005 6:50:12 PM PST by Mr. Jeeves (Speaking several languages is an asset; keeping your mouth shut in one is priceless.)
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To: hosepipe
No doubt the Molotov cocktails had unbrellas in them..

... and unbleached cotton wicks.

39 posted on 11/02/2005 6:54:35 PM PST by magslinger (At the end of the day the only truly educated people are autodidacts.)
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To: King Prout

thanks....


40 posted on 11/02/2005 6:55:29 PM PST by Jrabbit (Kaufman County, Texas)
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To: mlc9852
They can start their own socialist country and we can go to war with them.

Why bother? With their homosexual content, their population will drop to near zero within two decades.
41 posted on 11/02/2005 6:56:55 PM PST by ARCADIA (Abuse of power comes as no surprise)
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To: NormsRevenge

time to shoot back!


42 posted on 11/02/2005 6:59:43 PM PST by soltice
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To: mlc9852

Give nature a little more time. She'll get rid of them one way or another.


43 posted on 11/02/2005 7:00:27 PM PST by WorkingClassFilth (The problem with being a 'big tent' Party is that the clowns are seated with the paying customers.)
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To: Mr. Jeeves

We'll make sure to have nice big stakes
ready to fire up for you! :o)


44 posted on 11/02/2005 7:03:21 PM PST by NickatNite2003
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To: NormsRevenge

This poorly written sentence needs editing:

The uniform of a San Francisco police officer caught fire after a Molotov cocktail was hurled near as an anti-Bush protest Wednesday afternoon in downtown San Francisco.

What a misleading sentence.

Suggest this:
The uniform of a San Francisco police officer caught fire after a Molotov cocktail was hurled at him by the anti-Bush protest group Wednesday afternoon in downtown San Francisco.


45 posted on 11/02/2005 7:07:37 PM PST by i_dont_chat (Houston, TX)
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To: King Prout

Kewl. Is that you and your own weapon?


46 posted on 11/02/2005 7:16:38 PM PST by magslinger (At the end of the day the only truly educated people are autodidacts.)
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To: magslinger

that's me and one of mine, yes :)


47 posted on 11/02/2005 7:18:08 PM PST by King Prout (many accuse me of being overly literal... this would not be a problem if many were not under-precise)
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To: flutters

What a list! Thanks.

It's the 60s all over again.


48 posted on 11/02/2005 7:20:06 PM PST by NormsRevenge (Semper Fi ... Monthly Donor spoken Here. Go to ... https://secure.freerepublic.com/donate/)
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To: NormsRevenge

You're welcome. I wish reporters would be honest enough to include the organizers in their report -- relevant and factual information.


49 posted on 11/02/2005 7:29:49 PM PST by flutters (God Bless The USA)
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To: NormsRevenge

Bring out the bulldozers, it's time to clean up the Communist trash.


50 posted on 11/02/2005 7:31:08 PM PST by Whitewasher (Would u like America to be a goat nation in the millennium to come? Keep pushing the "Roadmap" bull!)
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