Skip to comments.DC Recruiting Center Under Attack: Rocks and Paint Bombs: Cops Under Orders to do Nothing
Posted on 03/19/2008 1:48:04 PM PDT by tgslTakoma
Just got a call from Kristinn on-scene.
This is the SECOND round of attacks that the station and Freepers have withstood today.
Cops are clearing the street of cars so the violent radicals can march down the street to the recruiting center unencumbered.
Crowds have been throwing rocks, paint bombs in GLASS bottles, water bottles, and anything esle they can throw.
MPDC Chief Cathy Lanier was there before the attacks, ORDERING HER OFFICERS to DO NOTHING if the station was attacked.
No arrests are being made.
More info as I get it.
Kristinn is asking any Freepers and Friends in the area to come down and stand with the Freepers there now.
Be aware that this is not a place for children.
Check for your local activities here: http://pol.moveon.org/event/events/index.html?rc=homepage&action_id=112
List of Organizations Supporting the Demonstrations (from the demonstrator web site):
National and International Organizations
9/11 Families for Peaceful Tomorrows
Call To Action
Campus Anti-War Network
Declaration of Peace
Foreign Policy In Focus (IPS)
Green Party Peace Network
Historians Against the War
Islamic Political Party of America
Jews Against the War
National Immigrant Solidarity Network
Network of Spiritual Progressives
Not in Our Name
No War, No Warming
Office of the Americas
Organic Consumers Association, Planting Peace
Our Spring Break
Peace Movement Aotearoa (New Zealand)
Peace No War Network
Students for a Democratic Society
Student Peace Action Network
Tent State University
US Campaign to End the Israeli Occupation
US Climate Emergency Council
US Labor Against the War
Veterans For Peace
Voices for Creative Nonviolence
War Times/Tiempo de Guerras
The Will to Act Movement
Witness Against Torture
World Can’t Wait
Local and Regional Organizations
Action Center For Justice (Charlotte, NC)
Action LA Coalition
Arlington South (Naples FL)
Asbury Park Coalition for Peace & Social Justice
Baltimore Algebra Project
Bloomington Peace Action Coalition
Brandywine Peace Community
Brevard Patriots For Peace
Brooklyn For Peace (formerly Brooklyn Parents for Peace)
Cedar Valley United for Peace & Justice
Central Colorado Coalition On The Iraq War
Central Jersey Coalition Against Endless War
Central Ohio Peace Network
Chesapeake Climate Action Network
Chicagoans Against War and Injustice
Chico Peace and Justice Center
Coalition for Peace Action - Chester Delaware County
Coalition for Peace Action - Regional Office
DuPage Anti-War Network - Glen Ellyn
DC Students for a Democratic Society
Delaware Pacem in Terris
Delaware Valley Veterans For America
Flagstaff New Day Peace Center
The Flames of Discontent
Fort Wayne Peace Action
Georgia Peace & Justice Coalition
Georgia Peace & Justice Coalition/Atlanta
GlynnPeace: Citizens to End the War in Iraq
Greater Lansing Network Against War & Injustice (GLNAWI)
Greater New York Labor-Religion Coalition
Green Party of Utah Desert Greens
Help E.A.R.T.H Thru Art
Impeach Bush & Cheney Townhall Meetup of Santa Barbara
IMPEACHOK1 - The Tulsa Impeachment Committee
Kalamazoo Nonviolent Opponents of War
Local 1000, American Federation of Musicians
Logan Square Neighbors for Justice and Peace
Long Island Alliance for Peaceful Alternatives
Lutheran Peace Fellowship of the Great Plains
Mad Anarchist Bakers League
Massachusetts Peace Action
Melting Pot NYC
Merriam Park Neighbors for Peace
Mid Hudson Progressive Alliance
Mid-South Peace and Justice Center
Operation Iraqi Freedom: Brown’s Antiwar Group
Peace Action New York State
Peace Takes Courage
People for Peace and Justice of Utah
The People’s Coalition of Santa Barbara
The Pride group at the Chicago School of Professional Psychology
Progressive Blend Radio
Progressive Democrats of America - California
Progressive Democrats of America - Ohio
PDA / DFA Progressive Democracy South Jersey
Queers Without Borders, Hartford Ct.
Radio Free Maine
Rainbow Affinity Group/Yippie (Brooklyn, NY)
Rude Mechanical Orchestra
San Pedro Neighbors for Peace and Justice
Socialist Party of Tampa Bay
Students for Social Democracy (Columbus, GA)
Syracuse Peace Council
Thomas Merton Center Anti-War Committee (Pittsburgh, PA)
United for Peace and Justice Bay Area
Veterans For Peace, Chapter 132 (Corvallis, OR)
Watertown Citizens for Environmental Safety
Whatcom Peace & Justice Center
Wisconsin Network for Peace and Justice
It’s DC, Bro. The bitch set me up. BTW, guns are illegal, pass it on.
Can you imagine what this election year could bring to big cities, and the damage that could be inflicted with a “DO NOTHING” attitude?
Just checked (ewww, I hate to go to moveon.org!) and there were 34 registered to protest here in Jacksonville, FL Wooooo eeeee, I’m sure THAT will be impressive! LOL
By the way, I just called our local Marine office to tell them to tell them how much I appreciated them!
It’s quite clear the “peace” moonbats are trying to provoke a more violent incident at a recruiting station. Methinks local cops are terrified that they will be involved in some incident and then have to pay for the subsequent budget-crippling lawsuits from the moonbat legal team and the ACLU. Sadly, judicial abuse of power is the historical way moonbats have their revolutions.
Is this what the congress had in mind when they voted to block the bill that would cut federal funds to Berkeley?
I could have sworn it was on 14th...But you’re right 8th and I...Muh bad...
Must be my Navy upbringing...;-)
GUILTY!!! Oops, wrong thread.
There is something in law about males age 17-45...
Stuff like this is only going to make SCOTUS MORE LIKELY to rule in favor of RKBA!
Can’t we all just get along?
It worked for rioting coal miners when they were striking. It will work just fine on hippie scumbags.
“Peace” protesters??? What a joke!
Army recruiting station vandalized
Not responding to violence is just an invitation for more, and escalated, violence.
The “Chief” probably agrees with the rioters.