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Protesters Say They're Proud Of RNC Acts (anarchists well organized - will now meet @ a potluck)
WCCO ^ | 9/07/08

Posted on 09/07/2008 1:01:23 PM PDT by Libloather

Protesters Say They're Proud Of RNC Acts
Sep 7, 2008 12:20 pm US/Central

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) For two years, demonstrators had been looking toward the first four days in September -- when they'd take to the streets of St. Paul to speak out against the war in Iraq, the Bush administration and the Republican agenda.

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She pointed to Thursday night, when hundreds of people stayed on the streets of St. Paul, even after police told them to leave. Nearly 400 people were arrested, including Sundin. "I think it made a very strong statement," she said.

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"We think we were able to get our name out to a lot of people that might not have heard about us before," Pham said. "Our hope is to do what we can to try to catch the momentum from the last few days."

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"I was in jail with people who were at their first protest that day, and they were so proud of what they had done," Sundin said. "We talked with all of them about finding a way to get involved and stay involved."

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"For the anarchists, they were incredibly successful. They made their point. They got arrested. They forced the police to respond, to use force," he said.

He said in order for the peaceful protesters to be successful, they now need to translate their democracy on the street to democracy at the polls.

For now, the Anti-War Committee is now looking ahead to a potluck to talk about the convention, as well as new-member meetings and more demonstrations. They say there is a new energy, fueled by the events of this week.

(Excerpt) Read more at wcco.com ...


TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; Extended News; News/Current Events; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: 2008rncconvention; anarchists; brownshirts; civilwar2; convention; dncbrownshirts; electionviolence; lefties; minneapolis; notapeacemovement; protesters; rats; rncconvention; usefulidiots
For two years, demonstrators had been looking toward the first four days in September...

Just how long DOES it take to make an excrement bomb? They must've let it back up.

anarchists well organized

Kinda defeats the purpose - no?

1 posted on 09/07/2008 1:01:24 PM PDT by Libloather
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To: Libloather
I'll wager that the potluck will be one they don't want the DEA to find.
2 posted on 09/07/2008 1:03:38 PM PDT by Gay State Conservative (Obama:"Ich bin ein beginner")
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To: Libloather

Throwing bleach in peoples’ eyes is something to be “proud” of? Wow! Am I out of touch.


3 posted on 09/07/2008 1:03:41 PM PDT by FlingWingFlyer (McCain/Palin '08! Real change you won't have to "believe in." You'll be able to see it!!!)
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To: Libloather

That would be a Pol Potluck.

At least they have plenty of leftovers still bagged up for this event.


4 posted on 09/07/2008 1:03:44 PM PDT by Hillarys Gate Cult (The man who said "there's no such thing as a stupid question" has never talked to Helen Thomas.)
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To: Libloather

I guess the darkside really does have cookies


5 posted on 09/07/2008 1:03:54 PM PDT by badpacifist (Personal attacks on someones opinion of a "news article" you happened to post is asinine.)
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To: Libloather

“I think it made a very strong statement,” she said.

Um

This would be protest number 8,593,457 in the past 7 years. All of the sudden they are making strong statements?


6 posted on 09/07/2008 1:05:00 PM PDT by TheNewPundit
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To: Libloather

“”I was in jail with people who were at their first protest that day, and they were so proud of what they had done,” Sundin said. “We talked with all of them about finding a way to get involved and stay involved.”
How about “finding a way to get in prison and stay in prison?”
What’s going on in the courts out there? How many are still locked up?


7 posted on 09/07/2008 1:07:29 PM PDT by Dr. Bogus Pachysandra ("Don't touch that thing")
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To: Libloather
This sounds almost as funny (or as stupid, take your pick) as the memorial pancake breakfast they had for Rachel Corrie a couple of years back.

How do anarchists figure out who's bringing what? I mean, how's it gonna look when 20 people: 1--don't know where they're meeting, 2--all bring the same thing?
8 posted on 09/07/2008 1:07:49 PM PDT by OCCASparky (Steely-Eyed Killer of the Deep)
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To: Libloather
Kinda defeats the purpose - no?

Hehehe. Good point. I thought the idea of anarchists was..."F... the system, make anarchy now"

They are just good little commies without the ability to use weapons nor the balls to show their faces.

9 posted on 09/07/2008 1:08:49 PM PDT by ScreamingFist (Annihilation - The result of underestimating your enemies. NRA)
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To: badpacifist

Give the young republicans the potluck address so we can protest their gathering and bring some dishes of our own.


10 posted on 09/07/2008 1:09:28 PM PDT by Walkingfeather
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To: OCCASparky

Even if they come, they can’t eat with the black bandannas covering their mouths.


11 posted on 09/07/2008 1:09:45 PM PDT by bert (K.E. N.P. +12 . Conservation? Let the NE Yankees freeze.... in the dark)
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To: Libloather
anarchists well organized

OXYMORON ALERT!


.....as opposed to a regular moron alert.
12 posted on 09/07/2008 1:09:51 PM PDT by Islander7 ("Common sense and common decency are uncommon virtues among America's left.")
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To: Libloather

“I was in jail with people who were at their first protest that day, and they were so proud of what they had done,” Sundin said. “We talked with all of them about finding a way to get involved and stay involved.”

Nazi brown shirts proud of their terrorism


13 posted on 09/07/2008 1:11:53 PM PDT by realcleanguy ("I have not yet begun to fight")
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To: realcleanguy

When’s the last time a conservative tried to silence someone?

< crickets chirping >

Which party is fascist?


14 posted on 09/07/2008 1:13:55 PM PDT by IncPen (We are but a moment's sunlight, fading in the grass ...)
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To: Libloather
anarchists well organized Kinda defeats the purpose - no?

It works better than their previous protests while apathetics.

15 posted on 09/07/2008 1:14:02 PM PDT by Ghengis (Of course freedom is free. If it wasn't, it would be called expensivedom. ~Cindy Sheehan 11/11/06)
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To: Libloather

I know it will never happen but I wish they would change the law so every protester who is caught doing violence or destroying property would be sentenced to no less then six months in jail. With NO chance of early release.


16 posted on 09/07/2008 1:14:20 PM PDT by GloriaJane (http://www.download.com/gloriajane)
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To: Walkingfeather

“Give the young republicans the potluck address so we can protest their gathering and bring some dishes of our own.”

Maybe the Republicans can bring soap and water instead of bleach? They will be screeching like scorched cats at the thoughts of their first bath in years.


17 posted on 09/07/2008 1:15:49 PM PDT by MissouriConservative (Never pick a fight with an ugly person; they've got nothing to lose.)
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To: Libloather
"I was in jail with people who were at their first protest that day, and they were so proud of what they had done," Sundin said. "We talked with all of them about finding a way to get involved and stay involved."

Instead of keeping them together for a few hours they should have put as many as they could in cold, bare, single holding cells and left them there all weekend. They wouldn't think jail was such a big joke then. Allowing them to mill around slapping each other on the back is no deterent. Most will skip their court date if they even were charged and the FTA warrants will never be executed.

18 posted on 09/07/2008 1:16:39 PM PDT by MovementConservative (John Roberts and Sam Alito.... Thank you GWB)
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To: Libloather

Have you ever noticed that are seldom if ever any protests, marches, etc. by conservatives? Is that becuse we are all gainfully employed or what?


19 posted on 09/07/2008 1:17:55 PM PDT by Humvee (Beliefs are more powerful than facts - Paulus Atreides)
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To: Libloather

In the America I was born in some 48+ years ago, this whole crew would be on their way to a federal prison for an extended stay. Instead, they are interviewed by the media, free as a bird and having a potluck. WTF?!


20 posted on 09/07/2008 1:18:12 PM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet (Barack Obama: In Error and arrogant -- he's errogant!)
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To: Libloather
They forced the police to respond, to use force," he said.

So it's a matter of whose force we want to live under. I see.

He said in order for the peaceful protesters to be successful, they now need to translate their democracy on the street to democracy at the polls.

If their behavior is an example of *democracy on the street* did they just threaten us with more of the same at the polling places in Nov? I sure hope someone in authority will catch this and keep them locked up until after the elections.

Using force is peaceful? Black is white, right is wrong, good is evil....

21 posted on 09/07/2008 1:21:16 PM PDT by metmom (Welfare was never meant to be a career choice.)
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To: Libloather; All

Here’s a video of one being interviewed....dimwit...

http://firedoglake.com/2008/09/06/sadism-cruelty-torture-in-the-twin-cities-professional-cultural-norms-for-us-law-enforcement/


22 posted on 09/07/2008 1:22:00 PM PDT by toldyou (Even if the voices aren't real they have some pretty good ideas.)
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To: TheNewPundit
“I think it made a very strong statement,”

Are we nuts? YES! Do you care what we think? NO!

Are we nuts? YES! Do you care what we think? NO!

Are we nuts? YES! Do you care what we think? NO!

Are...

23 posted on 09/07/2008 1:22:14 PM PDT by shteebo
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To: Libloather
"For now, the Anti-War Committee is now looking ahead to a potluck to talk about the convention..."

Kinda, sorta wonder if we could get the coordinates, I mean, the location of this here potluck

24 posted on 09/07/2008 1:22:19 PM PDT by muir_redwoods (Free Sirhan Sirhan, after all, the bastard who killed Mary Jo Kopechne is walking around free)
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To: Libloather

Thank you for posting this article.


“”For the anarchists, they were incredibly successful. They made their point. They got arrested. They forced the police to respond, to use force,” he said.”

So, they broke the announced rules and known laws, got arrested, requiring the police to use force to take them to jail.

And they consider that a ‘good’ thing?


If they were “REAL” anarchists, then they would sneak into the location of the buffet early, and trash the place.


25 posted on 09/07/2008 1:25:23 PM PDT by UCANSEE2 (The Last Boy Scout)
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To: Libloather

They’re p!$$!ng and moaning over at DU about living in a police state because they weren’t allowed to disrupt the convention. I feel compelled to go over there and keep an eye on those fools, but then I always feel like I went for a swim in a very full septic tank when I’m done (I can’t typically stand to stay long - the metaphor says it all).


26 posted on 09/07/2008 1:25:58 PM PDT by Hardastarboard (I have Zero Tolerance for Zero Tolerance policies.)
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To: Humvee
"ever noticed"

That's because conservatives believe in the rule of law. That might seem painfully obvious, but just as obviously most leftists dismiss the rule of law. Their actions in St. Paul proved it.

27 posted on 09/07/2008 1:29:02 PM PDT by driftless2
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To: Libloather

(Yawn)...Uncivilized creatures who prove barn animals have better breeding and manners, than these retarded feces flinging monkeys.


28 posted on 09/07/2008 1:35:32 PM PDT by DGHoodini (Nor shall my sword sleep in my hand)
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To: Libloather; All

This is hilarious....the anarchists’ website.

I love the headline....they raised $519.00 for legal fees. What’s that....an hour’s worth? Good luck.

Also, this is funny...go to right side of page, scroll down, look under “Local.” Read “Mugged at the RNC by a Republican Candidate for Congress.”

http://twincities.indymedia.org/2008/sep/dc-benefit-raises-519-rnc-legal-defense


29 posted on 09/07/2008 1:41:40 PM PDT by toldyou (Even if the voices aren't real they have some pretty good ideas.)
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To: Libloather

There’s something just wrong about “organized anarchists”.

Do you think they have a leader, and follow orders?


30 posted on 09/07/2008 1:44:06 PM PDT by CharlesWayneCT
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To: CharlesWayneCT

Yeah

I wonder if theyre smart enough to realize how stupid “organized anarchy” is.


31 posted on 09/07/2008 1:56:50 PM PDT by Armedanddangerous (Some men just want to watch the world burn)
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To: Libloather
"How come," I asked Andy, "whenever someone upsets the Left, you see immediate marches and parades and rallies with signs already printed and rhyming slogans already composed, whereas whenever someone upsets the Right, you see two members of the Young Americans for Freedom waving a six-inch American Flag?"

"We have jobs." said Andy.

P.J. O'Rourke

32 posted on 09/07/2008 2:00:19 PM PDT by Entrepreneur (The environmental movement is filled with watermelons - green on the outside, red on the inside)
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To: Libloather
There were protesters at the Republican convention?
33 posted on 09/07/2008 2:02:46 PM PDT by LiberConservative (Sarah Palin makes me tingly.)
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To: Hardastarboard
"DU"

I just returned from a trip to DU, and while it's always risking picking up some mental disease, it's also a very interesting look into the minds of conspiratorialists. Now many of these people are firmly convinced they're living in a police state with the Bushhitler police ready and waiting to send them to some concentration camp. Obviously none of these nuts stops to consider that after close to eight years of the evil, nasty ChimpyBushHitler in the Oval Office, none of them have been carted off to the camps yet. My feeling is that many of them never get out of the basement and off the bong.

34 posted on 09/07/2008 2:09:53 PM PDT by driftless2
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To: Humvee

You landed on something I’ve told people around me for years, I’ve asked them how people could hold protests at 2 in the afternoon on a workday, and what kind of people were involved in them!


35 posted on 09/07/2008 2:32:24 PM PDT by Quickgun
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To: driftless2

Ever notice how pale and undernourished these losers look?


36 posted on 09/07/2008 2:59:33 PM PDT by Armedanddangerous (Some men just want to watch the world burn)
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To: Libloather; MNJohnnie; MplsSteve; humble
This *proves* that most of the anarchists are outside agitators, i.e. not from Minnesota.

If they were natives they'd have said they were meeting for a "hotdish"....

Cheers!

37 posted on 09/07/2008 3:23:30 PM PDT by grey_whiskers (The opinions are solely those of the author and are subject to change without notice.)
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To: Libloather
"For now, the Anti-War Committee is now looking ahead to a potluck..."

Target of opportunity...

38 posted on 09/07/2008 3:27:56 PM PDT by TXnMA ("Allah": Satan's current alias...!!)
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To: Libloather

“Anarchists” are not antigovernment. They are socialists, they are anti-WESTERN style governments.

Go to akpress.org to look at all sorts of anarchist-socialist literature.


39 posted on 09/07/2008 3:38:06 PM PDT by weegee (Better to support a pitbull in lipstick than to be in a party that is putting lipstick on a pig.)
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To: driftless2

What scares me even more is that a LOT of them don’t need dope to get that crazy.


40 posted on 09/07/2008 3:42:27 PM PDT by Hardastarboard (I have Zero Tolerance for Zero Tolerance policies.)
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To: Libloather

Community organizers ....


41 posted on 09/07/2008 3:53:22 PM PDT by TASMANIANRED (TAZ:Untamed, Unpredictable, Uninhibited.)
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To: Libloather
So what were they charged with and is it going to hinder them in obtaining employment, a gun permit, jury duty, etc, etc. Will they even be honest and complete applications with the fact that they have been arrested for trying to overthrow the Government?

Or do they just not care, it's all for "the cause."

42 posted on 09/07/2008 4:24:14 PM PDT by HighlyOpinionated (The Number of the Beast:"six hundred threescore six." Barack Hussein Obama can translate:"Lucifer.")
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To: Libloather

Yeah, they made a statement, all right: “We are destructive loons and morons, and we have a right to free speech, but you don’t because you disagree with us.”


43 posted on 09/07/2008 9:54:26 PM PDT by Purrcival (Palin runs Alaska. Obama runs his mouth.)
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To: badpacifist

Ya gotta serve something with the kool-aid.


45 posted on 09/09/2008 2:14:56 PM PDT by WorkingClassFilth
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To: Walkingfeather
Give the young republicans the potluck address so we can protest their gathering and bring some dishes of our own.

Molotov Cocktails? Taser-Tot Casserole? Jail-O Salad? Night Sticks with Marinara Sauce? Pepper Spray Chicken Wings?
46 posted on 09/09/2008 2:19:14 PM PDT by WorkingClassFilth
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To: Libloather
Protesters Say They're Proud Of RNC Acts (anarchists well organized -
will now meet @ a potluck)


We Compassionate Conservatives should take up a collection and
send them a couple of cases of "Beano" to be distributed at
their Potlatch.

Most of the hippy/liberal types I know are pretty much gaseous
vegetarians.

That further compound their odoriferous nature by refusing to
use convential deoderants.
47 posted on 09/09/2008 2:24:11 PM PDT by VOA
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