Skip to comments.Army Recruiting Center Vandalized (Milwaukee, WI)
Posted on 03/19/2007 11:45:48 PM PDT by Monitor
MILWAUKEE - A group of Iraq War protesters vandalized the windows at the Army recruitment center on Oakland Avenue near the University of Wisconsin Milwaukee campus on Monday night.
Milwaukee police had six people in custody and were questioning several more potential suspects. Witnesses say they saw anywhere from 20 to 40 people dressed in black flee from the scene.
A Web site posting on Monday said that the act was a protest against the U.S. involvement in Iraq, in connection with Tuesday's fourth anniversary of the war.
Torches made from chair legs, fireworks, and black flags were strewn in front of the Army recruitment center. Windows were broken, but there didn't appear to be much damage to the inside of the building. One witness heard loud sounds and then saw a large group fleeing the scene.
"A group of kids were running down the road, about 20 kids or so, just screaming and wearing all black and faces covered, and they had crowbars and baseball bats," said Dan Riess.
Six people are in custody. TODAY'S TMJ4 cameras caught one man being brought back to the scene by police. At least one woman was taken into custody as well. A witness claimed he saw the group a few blocks away after the alleged attack on the recruitment center.
"There were 30 to 35 people, all dressed in black, with buckets spray painted black, just ran by, none of them said a thing, it was all very quiet," said Sal Strehlow.
The Website www.mke.indymedia.org showed a picture on Monday night of a group of protesters holding an anti-war sign. The same sign was found in front of the Army recruitment center after the attack.
Milwaukee police say the participants could face charges of disorderly conduct and criminal damage. There were no reports of injuries.
A witness said one of the protesters had a video camera.
Break a few of their heads and they'll disappear real quick.
Run them out of the country. I'm not going to support these brats. One of them will probably wind up President some day.
"Witnesses say they saw anywhere from 20 to 40 people dressed in black flee from the scene. "
Like this guys??
The religion of these youths should be checked. This may be the continuing of a current trend. Check their religion! I hate to bring religion into this, but we cannot be too vigilant, and we cannot check too much at this point.
Whoa !thats a pretty sick image...you must have a real problem with sexuality to come up with this one.
They just posted them - most were under 21. See www.jsonline.com
Anarchists in West Bend? Spoiled suburban brats.
Mark Belling on this right now. newstalk1130.com
Ping. Mark Belling on this right now on WISN...
"I agree with drafting them, but they only go to Iraq and they do not interfere with the volunteers. They get a weapon and on their own. Let's see how they feel after they get back in 15 months."
Get back? They wouldn't be gettin' back, not vertical anyway.
How true you are. lol.
§ 2388. Activities affecting armed forces during war
(a) Whoever, when the United States is at war, willfully makes or conveys false reports or false statements with intent to interfere with the operation or success of the military or naval forces of the United States or to promote the success of its enemies; or
Whoever, when the United States is at war, willfully causes or attempts to cause insubordination, disloyalty, mutiny, or refusal of duty, in the military or naval forces of the United States, or willfully obstructs the recruiting or enlistment service of the United States, to the injury of the service or the United States, or attempts to do so
Shall be fined under this title or imprisoned not more than twenty years, or both.
(b) If two or more persons conspire to violate subsection (a) of this section and one or more such persons do any act to effect the object of the conspiracy, each of the parties to such conspiracy shall be punished as provided in said subsection (a).
(c) Whoever harbors or conceals any person who he knows, or has reasonable grounds to believe or suspect, has committed, or is about to commit, an offense under this section, shall be fined under this title or imprisoned not more than ten years, or both.
(d) This section shall apply within the admiralty and maritime jurisdiction of the United States, and on the high seas, as well as within the United States.
> They get a weapon and on their own. Let's see how they feel after they get back in 15 months.
In fifteen months they would be in Gitmo because they would defect.
They will be easy to find, just follow the stench. These heros would not survive a night in any big city lock up.
The local rag The Milwuakee Urinal-Sentinel be fair and balanced? Of course they won't publish the names. These "kids" will likely not even get a slap on the wrist. I like how they make this sound like a bunch of high school pranksters. I would classify it as a hate crime. This brings to mind the moonbats that slashed tires of the pubbie "get out the vote" vehicles that were to be used to get people to the polls. Rat bastards all of them!
Nah.....I have a real problem with anti-American scum bags who insult our military.....our military gives these punks the freedom to engage in these vile, treasonous "protests."
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