Skip to comments.Cops arrest 83 in raucous Oakland protests [none dare call them riots]
Posted on 07/09/2010 10:38:29 AM PDT by Gondring
(07-09) 09:59 PDT OAKLAND -- Law-enforcement officers arrested 83 people during Thursday night's protests in downtown Oakland over the involuntary manslaughter conviction of former BART police Officer Johannes Mehserle for the shooting death of train rider Oscar Grant, police said today.
The rallies began peacefully but soon degenerated into lawlessness, during which protesters looted businesses, sprayed anti-police graffiti on storefronts, set trash bins on fire and clashed with police wearing gas masks and riot helmets and carrying batons, authorities said.
Police from agencies throughout the Bay Area were called in to help Oakland officers. Those arrested were booked on suspicion of a variety of crimes, including failure to disperse, resisting arrest, burglary, vandalism and assaulting a police officer, said Officer Jeff Thomason, an Oakland police spokesman.
Many of those arrested were "anarchist" agitators who were not from Oakland and wore bandannas, hoods or black face paint, police said.
The bulk of the damage took place after 8:30 p.m. within a six-block area near City Hall. Protesters sprayed phrases such as "Kill all cops!" "Riot for Oscar" and "Say no to work, yes to looting" on buildings.
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But wait if they burn the stores down how will they get their fresh produce that Michelle wants to spend Billions getting to every corner bodega?
Antigovernment ANARCHIST leftists with "blackface" paint.
And yet the media supresses the racist politics of this situation. And I am not being sarcastic.
Street vermin -- in need of erdication.
I agree with you in principle, but I’m not sure a bunch of inner-city goons using a manslaughter conviction as an excuse to rob Foot Locker can be described as a “riot.”
You need to catch up with the times. Under the Black Muslim Marxist leadership of the Obamessiah, negroes (not a racial slur — I’m using it in the same context as in “United Negro College Fund”) can do no wrong. Which is why they were excluded from Hate Crime legislation, why they are allowed to intimidate white voters at the polls, and why they (along with white trash) no longer have to endure onerous work requirements to get welfare (one of the Obamessiah’s first exec decrees was to remove the Clinton work requirements).
It is also why, after the 2012 elections, a large number of the urban uemployed will become the Obamessiah’s well-armed “National Youth Corps” and turn from dancing in the streets to dancing on our graves.
1. Rough-sounding and harsh: raucous laughter.
2. Boisterous and disorderly:
Gee, looks like the definition of raucous doesn’t include the breaking of windows in businesses and the looting of same.
Oscar Grant died so people could get free hair-care products.
Diversity is grand and we’re all the same!
Diversity is grand and we’re all the same!
Where is their outrage over black on black killings?
Urban feral humans.
Most of the “anarchists” are spolied white kids from the outer suburbs.
Danny Vermin: My mother called me that once ... once.
I don't think that "protest" is a more accurate descriptor. Same thing with just mentioning the arrests, though to be fair, perhaps that change was made because the arrests are now the story since the riots have ended.
KRON coverage yesterday/last night were humourous and pitiful at the same time.
“Say no to work, yes to looting”
I can’t express my outrage without a free pair of MJ’s!
I wonder, if whether or not these demented maniacs think that Asians and Hispanics will work with them to do this? No one in that group seems to be taking these other minorities into account.
Rioting For Fun and Profit
“Well armed” doesn’t necessarily mean aimed, accurate fire. ;-)
It’s a leftist hell-hole. Let it burn!
“negroes (not a racial slur Im using it in the same context as in United Negro College Fund) can do no wrong.”
“Negro” is NOT a racial slur- it literally means “black” in Spanish. This nonsense started with Jesse Jackson and his “African-Americans”, and if the media had any balls they would have laughed at him and told him to get lost.
“Antigovernment ANARCHIST leftists with “blackface” paint.”
I realize this may be a contradiction in terms, but SOME group or organization is pulling the strings of these “anarchists”. We should be infiltrating them!
Whatever happened to that most excellent policy?
absolutely! right down to the ground! it is a leftist sewer inhabited by a bunch of TCBE savages who contribute nothing to society other than hate, racism and laziness. some ‘contributions’ huh?
“anarchists” are socialists. It is NOT a “no-government” chaos advocacy. It is an extremist socialist stance. They still want socialized medicine and other administrated programs which are publicly funded.
Well, I guess that makes them sub-urban feral humans. Same thing. Same cure.
I'd really like to see pictures of these "anarchists" in this latest incident.
Got ammo. No targets.
Noticed how the Barnacle used the word “rallies” in the text. Kinda sounds innocent, like rally round the flag boys, doesn’t it?
Had a chance to scan the Houston Barnacle today. Guess what?
No mention of the Civil Rights Investigation of the handling of the Black Panthers voting obstruction. BTW, no way did I pay for that POS paper.
Patience...All things will come in time.
“Street vermin — in need of erdication. “
...or maybe extermination with extreme prejudice. These maggots should me made examples of what happens to vermin.