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Posted on 07/09/2010 12:37:21 AM PDT by NoLibZone
As the verdict reached the streets, hundreds converged in downtown Oakland for mostly peaceful protests before swelling to a crowd of more than a thousand, with a hard-core splinter group of rioters clashing with police and wreaking havoc in downtown.
By late evening, hundreds of law enforcement officers from across the Bay Area had descended downtown to help local police quell the protesters. Wearing black masks, many looted stores, smashed windows and rolled trash bins into the streets while setting them on fire. At one point, protesters began throwing M-1000 fireworks at law enforcement officers and other demonstrators.
Stephen Allen, a 22-year-old protester from West Oakland, got caught near a mob that broke through the gate of the Foot Locker shoe store and looted the store of sneakers and sportswear. Moments later, a masked man, in one swift and violent blow of a long object, broke the window of the Far East National Bank across the street.
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All of California is a DNC liberal Mecca.
The white cop was found....guilty.
And still they return to violence.
Oakland rioters = Mostly peaceful protesters.
non-violent Tea Party members = dangerous radicals.
Crowds in the street. Nothing Spooky, Shadow or Spectre couldn’t handle.
Do they protest like that when blacks kill whites?
Keep saying it over and over again -- "Our diversity is our strength!"
They ignore the law with illegal alien support, and riot in the streets when a jury decision doesn't suit them. These people can destroy, but they create nothing, build nothing.
The veneer of our "
multiculture" is thin indeed.
Masked protesters = faggy white anarchists wigger wanabees.
This was not just a black thing
the best posts are after midnight when the truth comes out
What following the Left has always lead the masses to throughout history....mass graves.
Hope and Change ........fascism on the rise.
What are they complaining about?
Not even the hippies of the sixties managed to get themselves THIS bored.
If they broke the windows on my store, or damaged my property, I’d shoot them. That is what needs to be done to these worthless thugs. A few masked corpses laying in the street will deter others from joining in the festivities.
It’s merely a diversified form of shopping.
Never underestimate. The footage of a Tea Party interspersed with all this mayhem. charlie Sheen could play the defender of rights for looters and even turn a burning Police car over and save one officer. He would be like the big hero. All lies and crap like Nam.
Of course not.
Those are cases of justifiable retribution for Whitey's injustices, doncha know?
This is the bamsters way of wealth redistribution.
Anyone with new tennis shoes in the Oakland area should be arrested for grand larceny. Especially if they don’t fit too well.
LOL like the people at the G20 or Greece.
I can take out some of the later responses about “reparations” and “redistributions” If one can cull even a fraction of the murder,rape,manslaughter,robbery loss,etc done to “whites” it far exceeds, It was like an internal war which even the sSoviets played on and continue to. It was like the “useful idiots” it was the seed of rot or things we as Americans don’t see. It is seen and we pay for it over and over.
I would tend to agree with you, but I think Obama is only truly happy when the government does the redistribution - people doing on their own diminishes his heavenly province.
This is a set of reports with a time line. The latest is first, so it makes better sense read from the bottom up. It appears to be reasonably unbiased straight reporting of facts.
Our multicultural society only works when people value and identify with being American first and foremost.
The bamster is having the DOJ look at the verdict in this trial. I guess whitey did not get enough punishment for shooting a "Brother". Do you think the DOJ is going to look into the riots for possible hate crimes? This whole administration is the MOST RACIST in US history.
I firmly believe that there a lot of good black men and women who could be president, but this guy has ruined that for them. My future grandchildren will have grandchildren before another black man or woman is even considered for president.
Dontcha just LOVE anarchists? /S
“I say we pull out and nuke ‘em from orbit. It’s the only way to be sure.”
I wonder what new sneakers are going for on eBay? At least it wasn’t BestBuy. Ever notice BestBuy hies themselves off to suburban shopping malls?
No way, man!
The 60’s radical “make love, not war” crowd have now become reps & senators. They all gave up what they thought they stood for. NO moral compass!
Such is life in a third world country...
How sad is that?
I’ll take the Shadow for 500. =)
That’s not good enough. They want the death penalty.
I am so sick of this racial crap!
It seems that black leaders and the dems want to fuel the fire.
They turn the other way when it’s black on white crime.
They are fueling a race war and it will be horrible.
CWII will be Soro’s race war.
They are “peace challenged”.
Eric Holder has pronounced that it (black on white crimes) are to not even be investigated! It’s coming...the next civil war....and it’s is being fomented and sanctioned by this regime...be prepared!
Some of these rioters, judging by the fact that they were wearing black ski masks and attacking banks, were probably white anarchists taking advantage of the situation. According to some reports, the police stood back and let the rioters romp around because they didn’t want to “provoke” them...
Aside from that, though, where was it announced that Barry asked the DOJ to “look into” the verdict? I haven’t read that anywhere yet. Pretty stunning if so, but that’s his approach. If you don’t get the outcome you want the first time around (and obviously, the outcome he wants is a conviction for first degree murder) try, try again through some admininstrative means.
This was a determined riot. It was a planned outing.
Nothing spontaneous about it.
What part of spontaneous has so many black masks?
Murders of Channon Christian and Christopher Newsom
Well, they couldn’t let the verdict get in the way of snagging 10 pair of Nike air shoes could they?
I think Nancy is aware?
I thank the Oakland mobs for reinforcing stereotypes and providing tagline material!
How about this for a NYT headline:
BLACK RACISTS ATTACK OAKLAND!
I know...I’m dreaming...
Black racism = good.
White racism = bad.
“All animals are equal, but some are more equal than others.”
Where I live stores have doors, not gates.
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