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MELANIE MORGAN "Peace Activists" Slap Female Blogger Twice--Encourage Others to Violence"
MelanieMorgan.Com ^ | March 23, 2008 | Melanie Morgan

Posted on 03/23/2008 11:35:49 PM PDT by Syncro

"Peace Activists" Slap Female Blogger Twice--Encourage Others to Violence" PDF E-mail
Written by Melanie Morgan   
Sunday, 23 March 2008

Many times I have been threatened with violence, as well as our staff at Move America Forward.

We simply shrug off the danger, and continue with our work to support our troops.

'Skye' at MidnightBlue.com wasn't so lucky yesterday in Philadelphia, Pa.

She was slapped TWICE by so-called 'peace activists'.

Video verifying 'Skye's' account coming shortly. And photos.

'Skye' with Michelle Malkin.

Skye with Larry Bailey of Gathering of Eagles.

She sent me two e-mails.

Here's the first.

Melanie,

I am saddened to report this:

Saturday around 12:10 PM, a member of the Chester County Peace Movement (CCPM) slapped a woman twice ( that would be me) who was videotaping an exchange between the two opposing groups. Police were called and an officer arrived at 12:15 PM and announced to the crowd that he was conducting an investigation.

The CCPM member was pointed out to police and the officer told the man to come forward and the man refused. The guy was totally uncooperative, belligerent and would not go with the officer. When he shoved the officer, the officer's partner took him to the ground to be handcuffed. The guy continued to resist while on the ground and the peace movement folks surrounded the officers, some as close as a foot or so away.

Photos at the bottom of http://picasaweb.google.com/rgc1946/WestChesterMarch222008 show this quite clearly.


I've prided myself in my professional conduct at this rally and to be struck twice by a 'peace' protester who has been present since the time I began covering this rally is truly disturbing.


Sincerely,
Skye

Since Skye and I corresponded, here's the second, more disturbing report where the 'Peace Activists' blatantly lie about what happened.

Melanie,

I will always stand by behind out brave men and women in the military. Always and Always.

This has gotten worse since I emailed you...

I've gotten hold of a copy of the after action report from the peace protesters. Their leader, Karen Porter, condones the attack and sends a message that it is okay to hit us.

Sorry for the scrawled email, I am near tears.

Here is the the text for your perusal.

Some of you were at our vigil today, some weren't. Very briefly, here's
what happened (and we have it all on film by several people):

One of our vigilers had a verbal conflict with a counterprotestor who has
for six months constantly harassed many of us (including me). We ended that,
but it started again; and we called the police. The police came and had a 
conflict with the peace vigiler who had the original conflict. The police arrested
him, and another one of our folks, attempting to support the first vigiler,
got involved in a conflict with the police - and the police thereupon
arrested him. Several of us went to the WC Police Headquarters. Both vigilers were released after about 45 minutes.

I will not go into more detail for legal reasons. Plus, I was so busy  trying
to divert the crowd that I didn't see it all. Luckily, a lawyer  was at our
peace vigil, went to the police station with them, and has offered to
represent them both. The entire affair is now in the hands of lawyers.

If you have any doubt about the fact that the counterprotestors are probably
celebrating tonight, see what they think of us:



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I did what any red-blooded peace protestor would do after this experience - drove into Philly to see a movie (taking a break from registering voters!). And I feel fine.

For six months now, the counterprotestors have tried incessantly to intimidate, provoke, harass - to try to cause violence in any way possible.

I have never in my life known such a hate-filled, hate-ful, obnoxious, vicious group of people - ever. I was right from the beginning about this group - so, please, let's get real:
* They care nothing about us as human beings - we are objects, "sheep" to them. They also think we're absolutely stupid, as conveyed by some of the very offensive names they call us.
* They care nothing about rights of any kind, constitutional or otherwise.
* They want nothing more than violent confrontation. I lost it the other night when I came to the candlelight 5th Anniversary vigil, the counterprotestors were there, I told them it wasn't our vigil but that of some local ministers - only to be told, very loudly and rudely: "YOU ALWAYS HIDE BEHIND RELIGION, KAREN PORTER."
Well, I lost it in my own way then.

I was enraged. Angry. Bent out of shape. Shaking with rage.

WE ALL LOSE IT - and an apology's fine, but this vigiler has nothing to apologize for to any of us.


He happens to be a veteran who served his country in Vietnam - and we love and honor him. He is one of the kindest, most wonderful people you can ever know - he not only served his country in war but also in peace in public service.


Now, if you feel uncomfortable coming to these vigils after today (that's what they want you to feel - it's their plan), simply don't.


I can't promise you that they will ever behave themselves.

My skin got very thick. ... We know what they are, what they are capable of. And that's just what we have to live with.

But guess what: They have to live with us, too.

MELANIE'S RESPONSE.

GUESS WHAT LOSERS! WE DON'T HAVE TO LIVE WITH YOU.

You lie, lie and lie some more. Skye did NOT deserve to be slapped twice. She was taking pictures. You know, FIRST AMENDMENT AND ALL THAT.
Oh, sorry, you people must have gone to government schools. Forgot about that part, huh?

Move America Forward is going to press forward with a demand to the United States Marshall Service, Homeland Security, and the U.S. Justice Department to start ARRESTING AND PROSECUTING THESE PEOPLE!


1 posted on 03/23/2008 11:35:51 PM PDT by Syncro
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Saturday, March 22, 2008

West Chester Rally 03/22/2008



A beautiful day for a rally that turned ugly when a peace protester crossed the line from ugly remarks to violence.

Snarky retorts, name calling and mis characterizations by the CCPM are common place events in my 7 month documentary of this rally. Yesterday crossed the line, when I was struck twice by a peace protester. I can deal with all the above, but will NOT tolerate any form of violence against my person. I am consulting legal advice on this matter.


2 posted on 03/23/2008 11:49:21 PM PDT by Syncro
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To: Syncro

I guess this is a sign that I should not go to any event supporting our troops. You people have some amazing self control there would have been no way to stop me from responding with force, plain and simple a man does not lay a hand on a woman. I hope you all move forward with forcing charges on this piece of subhuman filth.


3 posted on 03/24/2008 12:02:06 AM PDT by BhaktaSteve
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To: All
Here is how this peace "vigiler" decribes a male who slapped a woman twice:

WE ALL LOSE IT - and an apology's fine, but this vigiler has nothing to apologize for to any of us.


He happens to be a veteran who served his country in Vietnam - and we love and honor him. He is one of the kindest, most wonderful people you can ever know - he not only served his country in war but also in peace in public service.

And here is a description of how the police had to deal with him:
The CCPM member was pointed out to police and the officer told the man to come forward and the man refused. The guy was totally uncooperative, belligerent and would not go with the officer.

When he shoved the officer, the officer's partner took him to the ground to be handcuffed.
The guy continued to resist while on the ground and the peace movement folks surrounded the officers, some as close as a foot or so away.

Crummy picture site, you can't hotlink the pics, oh well click on the piture link above to see the guy being so peaceful and respectful of the cops.

Stupid guy, all he had to do was lie to the police and he would have gotten away with slapping a girl.

4 posted on 03/24/2008 12:02:25 AM PDT by Syncro
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To: Syncro

Let Skye know that she has friends here and that a second slap would have never happened whenever a friend needs help. (I’m a sinner and have never been very good at turning the other cheek). Thanks Skye for your commitment, hang in there!

Eagles Up!


5 posted on 03/24/2008 12:08:27 AM PDT by Mustng959
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To: BhaktaSteve
Thanks for the reply, I know what you mean.

At a rally in Berkeley last month, a 6' guy tried to wrestle a microphone from Melanie Morgan and in a few seconds he was on the ground with a mouth full of dirt with a Gold Star Father Vet on top of him.

A post from someone that Attended this Event where Skye got slapped:

March 19, 2008

Their Religion IS Peace

Filed under: Rallies — Sean @ 9:04 pm

Tonight, seven fellow sheepdogs stood watch as the flock ‘protested’ our five year anniversary in Iraq. We withstood the rain and the usual nonsensical slurs from the not-so-peaceful gathering, but one stood out.

We showed up first. Karen Porter was so livid that Rich would counter-protest a ‘religious’ gathering that she told him to “go to hell”. (Not so peacefully, I might add.)

So, it was a religious gathering?

Is today a religious holiday that I didn’t know about? If it really was a religious gathering, why wasn’t it at a church? I doubt that their congregation meets on the courthouse steps every Wednesday. Then again, this is their religion. They respect God as little as they do our troops to say that their infantile candlelit vigil was anything other than political whinging.

I think his last word is supposed to be "whining." Hmmm, I spell like that sometimes.
6 posted on 03/24/2008 12:09:16 AM PDT by Syncro
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To: Syncro
A man slaps a girl TWICE. I'll bet he is a real he-man. Chances are, if he is married or has a domestic partner, he slaps them around too on a regular basis.

This guy needs to be clubbed like an eskimo clubs a baby seal.

It seems to me that lately more and more liberals are comming unglued.

7 posted on 03/24/2008 12:17:42 AM PDT by skimask (Never argue with an idiot, they will drag you down to their level and beat you with experience)
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To: Syncro

>> whinging
> I think his last word is supposed to be “whining.” Hmmm, I spell like that sometimes.

No, you were right the first time. “Whinging” is how we say the word DownUnder. Often appended by the word “Pom”. Denotes someone who is shrill and constant and unreasonable and inconsolable with baseless complaints.


8 posted on 03/24/2008 12:58:59 AM PDT by DieHard the Hunter (Is mise an ceann-cinnidh. Cha ghill mi do dhuine. Fg am bealach.)
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To: Syncro
> a member of the Chester County Peace Movement (CCPM) slapped a woman twice... The CCPM member was pointed out to police and the officer told the man to come forward and the man refused....

Real Men don't "slap". They certainly don't slap women.
9 posted on 03/24/2008 1:02:28 AM PDT by DieHard the Hunter (Is mise an ceann-cinnidh. Cha ghill mi do dhuine. Fg am bealach.)
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To: Syncro
I think his last word is supposed to be "whining." Hmmm, I spell like that sometimes

No, you were right the first time. “Whinging” is how we say the word DownUnder. Often appended by the word “Pom”. Denotes someone who is shrill and constant and unreasonable and inconsolable with baseless complaints.

It's a British way of saying/spelling 'whining' also.

10 posted on 03/24/2008 1:06:09 AM PDT by The Grammarian
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To: The Grammarian

Obviously my HTML skills need work. The first two paragraphs were supposed to be italicized. < quote>< /quote> doesn’t work.


11 posted on 03/24/2008 1:07:21 AM PDT by The Grammarian
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To: Syncro

These freaks give peace a bad name, but we shouldn’t expect better from them. The left went rabid years ago. Cowardice, anger and hate are about the only things left in their rotting brains.


12 posted on 03/24/2008 1:07:40 AM PDT by pallis
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To: The Grammarian

< I > and < /i >


13 posted on 03/24/2008 1:10:01 AM PDT by Jet Jaguar (Who would the terrorists vote for?)
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To: Syncro


Apparently, Skye was slapped by Ted Turner.
14 posted on 03/24/2008 2:46:25 AM PDT by Thrownatbirth (.....Iraq Invasion fan since '91.)
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To: Syncro
The Left has ALWAYS been about VIOLENCE, especially to women. In the anti-war movement during the Vietnam War, all these idiot male “pacifists,” could talk about was, you guessed it, violence. As young people do, they constantly talked about sex.... but not in a normal way. These guys always talked about rape. Maybe because they weren't getting any, as NONE of the girls in the group would have them. Well, duh. Finally one of the guys DID rape one of the girls, and the other guys, instead of beating him up, CHEERED. The girls were told to, and I quote, “shut up about it.” Needless to say most of the girls, and some of the guys left the “movement.” About 9 or 10 years later, I was working for Reagan, and went to the first campaign staff meeting. Lo and behold, sitting around the table were my old anti-war chums. I said, “you too.” That sick incident was a wake-up call, and directed most of us to the Republicans. NEVER did I hear conservative guys talk about violence or rape.
15 posted on 03/24/2008 3:06:01 AM PDT by societygirl
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To: Syncro

Nothing has changed in 40 years.
As a young man of 18 I was stationed at Lakenheath AFB Lakenheath England during the Vietnam War. Several times a year the America Haters throughout Europe would gather and surround the base as “peace protesters” Of course they held no signs condemming the Communist, the VC or the North. Only derided America and the people of South Vietnam. But then half the groups that gathered were Communist or Terrorist oriented.
I clearly remember feeling the hate and evil that flowed from these people and began to truly understand the danger these people presented to civilization.
It saddens me to see that in 40 years nothing has changed.


16 posted on 03/24/2008 3:58:05 AM PDT by SECURE AMERICA (Patriot Guard Riders - Standing for those that stood for us.)
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To: Syncro

What a brave Man! I use that term loosely, any man wko would hit a woman deserves his ass kicked.

I am glad I was not there, this “peace protestor” would have recognized real violence.

What a coward.


17 posted on 03/24/2008 4:00:42 AM PDT by Shirerwasright (Liberalism continues to erode the foundations of America)
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To: HonestConservative

Ping.


18 posted on 03/24/2008 4:56:28 AM PDT by rightwingintelligentsia (Bi-partisanship: Democrats and RINOs working together to screw up the country)
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To: Syncro

Take it from me: do not let anyone slap you and get away with it. You should have spun around and cold-clocked that thing./Just Asking - seoul62........


19 posted on 03/24/2008 4:57:05 AM PDT by seoul62
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To: DieHard the Hunter
Real Men don't "slap".

I'm gettin' tired of all your gas, now jerk that pistol and go to work!

20 posted on 03/24/2008 5:24:02 AM PDT by Jakarta ex-pat
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To: Jakarta ex-pat

> I’m gettin’ tired of all your gas, now jerk that pistol and go to work!

(grin!) Tombstone...


21 posted on 03/24/2008 5:25:49 AM PDT by DieHard the Hunter (Is mise an ceann-cinnidh. Cha ghill mi do dhuine. Fg am bealach.)
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To: DieHard the Hunter

As in Pommie git?


22 posted on 03/24/2008 5:36:32 AM PDT by steve8714 (What hand does a Muslim amputee eat with?)
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To: BhaktaSteve
At any event, always, always have a video camera and use it anytime the opposition gets near you.

They will commit or provoke violence, and without unequivocal proof, or in this case someone on the other side stupid enough to assault an officer, then you may be arrested, or even named in a lawsuit.

23 posted on 03/24/2008 5:39:11 AM PDT by LouD
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To: Syncro
When he shoved the officer, he committed a serious crime -- assault of a police officer -- that can carry REAL penalties including REAL time in a REAL jail.
24 posted on 03/24/2008 5:43:40 AM PDT by piytar
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To: Thrownatbirth
Apparently, Skye was slapped by Ted Turner.

He's an old hippie,

and he don't know what to do

should he hang on to the old?

should he grab on to the new?


He's an old hippie,

this new life is just a bust

he ain't tryin' to change nobody

he's just tryin' real hard to adjust...

(needs a little help with the adjusting thing, though...)

With apologies to the Bellamy Brothers

25 posted on 03/24/2008 5:47:20 AM PDT by Nervous Tick (I'm not voting FOR John McCain -- I'm voting AGAINST Hillary/Obama)
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To: rightwingintelligentsia; All

Thanks, rwi,

You are on top of things.

These losers in West Chester are very agressive and get right in front of you, right in your face.

Skye is very polite, very reasonable, and not at all in anyones face and indeed very professional. For heaven’s sake, they hit a Democrat! (conservative demo).

Yep, they believe in peace alright. /s

Its got everything to do with facism, and nothing to do with peace.

Sure hope you got a slip and fall lawyer Skye!


26 posted on 03/24/2008 5:59:20 AM PDT by HonestConservative (I have not yet begun to fight.....J.P. Jones)
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To: Syncro
Twice? I DARE one of 'em to try to slap me ONCE! Just once is all it would take!

One of the cretins grabbed my arm once. Bet she has never touched another patriot since that day!!!

27 posted on 03/24/2008 6:01:36 AM PDT by Just A Nobody (PISSANT for President '08 - NEVER AGAIN...Support our Troops! Beware the ENEMEDIA)
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To: piytar; kristinn
When he shoved the officer, he committed a serious crime -- assault of a police officer -- that can carry REAL penalties including REAL time in a REAL jail.

Meanwhile, the terrorist scum in our midst can shove and slap the patriots with nary a sideways glance.

28 posted on 03/24/2008 6:05:06 AM PDT by Just A Nobody (PISSANT for President '08 - NEVER AGAIN...Support our Troops! Beware the ENEMEDIA)
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To: HonestConservative
Hiya HC.
Its got everything to do with facism, and nothing to do with peace.

Just exactly right and it is about time we began calling it what it is!!! Thanks!

29 posted on 03/24/2008 6:07:07 AM PDT by Just A Nobody (PISSANT for President '08 - NEVER AGAIN...Support our Troops! Beware the ENEMEDIA)
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To: Just A Nobody
"Meanwhile, the terrorist scum in our midst can shove and slap the patriots with nary a sideways glance."

While the main objective of Patriots is to Support Our Troops it's become advisable to also provide protection from so-called "PEACE PROTESTERS". Patriots now must watch each others backs because the police have grown tolerant in witnessing acts of aggression. JMO

Peace Protester = oxymoron

30 posted on 03/24/2008 7:55:24 AM PDT by USMC Brat (Set the example.)
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To: Syncro; 1 Olgoat; 103198; 10Ring; 11Bush; 1stbn27; 2ndClassCitizen; 2SterlingConservatives; ...
D.C. Chapter Master Ping List

The anarchists are starting to show their true colors, starting with Berkeley, various other recruiter centers and now this.

31 posted on 03/24/2008 8:05:56 AM PDT by trooprally (Never Give Up - Never Give In - Remember Our Troops)
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To: piytar

Well, I remember those anarchists getting away scott-free after assaulting DC Metro cops last week at the recruiting station. There’s a different standard for the Left and their drama queens - that’s why they can get away with so much.


32 posted on 03/24/2008 8:33:27 AM PDT by Jonn Lilyea
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To: DieHard the Hunter
Real Men don't "slap". They certainly don't slap women.

Thank you

33 posted on 03/24/2008 8:44:20 AM PDT by beachn4fun (Yeah, but are you really ready for the change he'll bring?)
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To: Syncro
I met Skye at Eagles Muster in Washington DC back on March 15. She's a nice person and she kind of kept in the background, took pictures and notes of the Muster and the Patriots March. Skye mentioned to me that she's visited my blog, RochesterConservative.com and I promised to link her blog, Midnight Blue from mine, which I did.

After meeting Skye, however briefly it was, there's nothing that justifies violence that was perpetrated by the male moonbat towards her. She was videotaping the proceedings and not engaging the "peace" protestors, for gosh sakes! It doesn't surprise me though, that the moonbats would resort to violence. Look how they've trashed military recruiting centers accross the country and how they've defiled military memorials. They are bitter and hateful people! Ever see pictures of the moonbats faces during their vigils and marches? The always seem to have angry and bitter looks. Contrast that with a Veterans and Patriots Rally, where everyone is smiling and uplifted by the experience.

I hope Skye is able to get enough evidence gathered to press charges against that lame excuse for a man, that slapped her!

35 posted on 03/24/2008 8:56:51 AM PDT by rochester_veteran ( http://RochesterConservative.com)
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To: StarFan; Dutchy; alisasny; BobFromNJ; BUNNY2003; Cacique; Clemenza; Coleus; cyborg; DKNY; ...

Another “peace activists” ping...


36 posted on 03/24/2008 9:11:32 AM PDT by nutmeg (Obama supporters: Drink the Kool-Aid? Yes we can!)
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To: Syncro
At a rally in Berkeley last month, a 6' guy tried to wrestle a microphone from Melanie Morgan and in a few seconds he was on the ground with a mouth full of dirt with a Gold Star Father Vet on top of him.

I would have paid good money to see that, and even more to help give him the beating of his life.

-ccm

38 posted on 03/24/2008 9:41:40 AM PDT by ccmay (Too much Law; not enough Order.)
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To: Syncro
I think his last word is supposed to be "whining."

"Whinging" or "whingeing" is the word used in England and Australia to describe what we would call "whining".

-ccm

39 posted on 03/24/2008 9:43:33 AM PDT by ccmay (Too much Law; not enough Order.)
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To: Nervous Tick
(needs a little help with the adjusting thing, though...)

I'd suggest a wood shampoo, but he's bald as an egg.

-ccm

40 posted on 03/24/2008 9:45:29 AM PDT by ccmay (Too much Law; not enough Order.)
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To: Syncro

41 posted on 03/24/2008 9:49:30 AM PDT by doug from upland (Stopping Hillary should be a FreeRepublic Manhattan Project)
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To: Syncro

Does someone have the perp’s name?


42 posted on 03/24/2008 9:49:49 AM PDT by doug from upland (Stopping Hillary should be a FreeRepublic Manhattan Project)
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To: doug from upland
Kind of


(Man known as John M., member of CCPM that struck Skye, the Citizen Journalist- Photo courtesy of Skye and Melanie Morgan)
As you noticed, she is taking legal action against the self-proclaimed peaceful slapper of women.

Veteran for peace, don't cross me or I'll slap your face if you are a woman or smaller than me.

I'll be updating this post shortly.

43 posted on 03/24/2008 10:13:02 AM PDT by Syncro
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To: Syncro

There’s going to come the day when some of these moonbats go too far, and somebody on our side snaps. The results will not be pretty, and almost certainly spun against us, but you know it’s going to happen—in fact, they’re probably hoping for it. (Except that they’re hoping the ass-kicking happens to somebody else in their peace group, of course!)

Oh, and may I say to Skye...NOT GUILTY!!!

}:-)4


44 posted on 03/24/2008 10:17:39 AM PDT by Moose4 (Hey GOP...don't move toward the middle. Move the middle toward us.)
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To: Syncro

I’d have to go make a separate search for these provisions if there are any...

But in the state of Pennsylvania are there any provisions in the state law for citizens to place under arrest those who commit crimes of assault (or assault by contact)???

Could there be any local ordinances that could help in cases like this...

It is a touchy subject and is fraught by as equal jeopardy to the arresting party to the degree of illegal detainment(s)...

I’d check and make sure, but this seems like it would be called for...


45 posted on 03/24/2008 10:18:25 AM PDT by stevie_d_64 (Houston Area Texans (I've always been hated))
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To: Syncro

One word : RICO


46 posted on 03/24/2008 10:22:35 AM PDT by AppyPappy (If you aren't part of the solution, there is good money to be made prolonging the problem.)
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To: USMC Brat
Un after seeing your tagline, I might not want you to see what I posted on my blog.
47 posted on 03/24/2008 10:23:12 AM PDT by concretebob (Our soldiers are firing real bullets at innocent buildings.. Oh the humanity!!!)
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To: Syncro
Gloves are off.
I've had it with these people.
48 posted on 03/24/2008 10:24:16 AM PDT by concretebob (Our soldiers are firing real bullets at innocent buildings.. Oh the humanity!!!)
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To: All
This is the updated story from Melanie's website.

I think she was still tweaking the article when I posted it her.


"Peace Activist" Slaps Female Blogger Twice--Encourage Others to Violence"

PDF E-mail
Written by Melanie Morgan
Sunday, 23 March 2008

Many times I have been threatened with violence, as well as our staff at Move America Forward.

We simply shrug off the danger, and continue with our work to support our troops.

'Skye' at MidnightBlue.com wasn't so lucky yesterday in Philadelphia, Pa.

She was slapped TWICE by so-called 'peace activists'.

Spree at Digital Journal has the complete story, and yes, the brazenness of the 'peace' crowd grows even more shocking in Chicago.

“Peace” Protesters’ Bloody “Massacre” on Easter Service 

 

...meanwhile, back in Philadelphia

...The Peace Slapper being slapped with handcuffs.

(photo courtesy Skye)

'Skye' with Michelle Malkin at last year's Gathering of Eagles. Michelle has more on the attack of Skye, and other unhinged behaviour of the crazies in the streets.

 

 Skye with Larry Bailey of Gathering of Eagles.

Melanie,

I am saddened to report this:

Saturday around 12:10 PM, a member of the Chester County Peace Movement (CCPM) slapped a woman twice ( that would be me) who was videotaping an exchange between the two opposing groups. Police were called and an officer arrived at 12:15 PM and announced to the crowd that he was conducting an investigation.

The CCPM member was pointed out to police and the officer told the man to come forward and the man refused. The guy was totally uncooperative, belligerent and would not go with the officer. When he shoved the officer, the officer's partner took him to the ground to be handcuffed. The guy continued to resist while on the ground and the peace movement folks surrounded the officers, some as close as a foot or so away.

Photos at the bottom of http://picasaweb.google.com/rgc1946/WestChesterMarch222008 show this quite clearly.


I've prided myself in my professional conduct at this rally and to be struck twice by a 'peace' protester who has been present since the time I began covering this rally is truly disturbing.


Sincerely,
Skye

Move America Forward is going to press forward with a demand to the United States Marshall Service, Homeland Security, and the U.S. Justice Department to start ARRESTING AND PROSECUTING THESE PEOPLE!


49 posted on 03/24/2008 10:24:33 AM PDT by Syncro
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To: Syncro

Thanks, Syncro!


50 posted on 03/24/2008 10:26:12 AM PDT by HonestConservative (I have not yet begun to fight.....J.P. Jones)
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