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Pregnant teen, elderly woman among pepper sprayed (Occupy Wall Street: Seattle)
Yahoo ^ | 11/16/11 | AP

Posted on 11/16/2011 11:35:47 AM PST by NormsRevenge

SEATTLE (AP) — A downtown march and rally in support of the Occupy Wall Street movement turned briefly chaotic as police scattered a crowd of rowdy protesters — including a pregnant 19-year-old and an 84-year-old activist — with blasts of pepper spray.

Protest organizers denounced the use of force, saying that police indiscriminately sprayed the chemical irritant at peaceful protesters.

The Occupy Seattle movement released a written statement late Tuesday expressing support for "a 4-foot 10-inch, 84-year-old woman, a priest and a pregnant woman who as of this writing is still in the hospital."

Dorli Rainey is an activist who has supported liberal causes in the Seattle area for decades. A photo showing Rainey being cared for by fellow activists in the immediate aftermath of the police incident appeared on news websites around the world.

Seattle police spokesman Jeff Kappel said he didn't have specifics on the Rainey incident, but he said pepper spray is "is not age specific. No more dangerous to someone who is 10 or someone who is 80."

He added, that if it were harmful, "we probably wouldn't be using pepper spray if that was the case."

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TOPICS: Business/Economy; Crime/Corruption; Extended News; Politics/Elections; US: Washington
KEYWORDS: elderly; occupy; ows; pepper; pregnant; seattle; sprayed
Leftists never cease to amaze. lifelong liberal pepper sprayed.. she was amidst a group of rowdy protesters.. talk about throwing Gramma under the bus.. or the movement.

and this is supposed to gather sympathy for their cause, whatever it is this week or month?

1 posted on 11/16/2011 11:35:48 AM PST by NormsRevenge
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To: NormsRevenge

The palestinians would have hidden behind them too.


2 posted on 11/16/2011 11:38:34 AM PST by cripplecreek (Stand with courage or shut up and do as you're told.)
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To: NormsRevenge

Yeah, supposedly.

They’ll throw children, old ladies, and disabled in the way, hoping that the cops will spray them and generate newspaper headlines.


3 posted on 11/16/2011 11:39:18 AM PST by Jonty30
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To: NormsRevenge

“SEATTLE (AP) — A downtown march and rally in support of the Occupy Wall Street movement turned briefly chaotic as police scattered a crowd of rowdy protesters — including a pregnant 19-year-old and an 84-year-old activist — with blasts of pepper spray.”

They should prosecute the dumb bells that are responsible for them being there.


4 posted on 11/16/2011 11:41:42 AM PST by jessduntno ("They say the world has become too complex for simple answers... they are wrong." - RR)
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To: NormsRevenge

You either have to be a moron or not give a damn about your baby to go into a messy protest like that while you are pregant.


5 posted on 11/16/2011 11:42:13 AM PST by Cicero (Marcus Tullius.2)
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To: NormsRevenge
Guilty!


6 posted on 11/16/2011 11:42:16 AM PST by frithguild (Restricting access to capital - Liberalism: The sharpest tool of big business, banks, etc.)
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To: NormsRevenge

Were they both veterans?


7 posted on 11/16/2011 11:42:59 AM PST by tnlibertarian (Things are so bad now, Kenyans are saying Obama was born in the USA.)
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To: NormsRevenge

Then they shouldn’t have been rioting. Duh.


8 posted on 11/16/2011 11:43:47 AM PST by LibWhacker
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To: NormsRevenge

Blame George Soros!


9 posted on 11/16/2011 11:43:59 AM PST by TFMcGuire (Liberalism Is Hatred)
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To: NormsRevenge

For goodness sakes. If you’re pregnant or old, STAY AWAY FROM THE LEECHES!

You take up with violence, expect to get “hurt”.


10 posted on 11/16/2011 11:44:44 AM PST by NoGrayZone (Stay involved..because stupid people are running America! - Herman Cain - Amen!!!)
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To: NormsRevenge

I was watching this all happen live on our local Seattle News. It was a group of rowdy protesters as you say, and they were intimidating the Police line, getting in their faces. I’m sure they were warned before they were pushed back by pepper spray. Once they were back 6 feet or so the pepper pray stopped. If she chose to be in that crowd pushing forward that is the price you pay.


11 posted on 11/16/2011 11:45:42 AM PST by NavyCanDo
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To: NormsRevenge
I stepped in front of the bus, it was the buses fault.
12 posted on 11/16/2011 11:48:06 AM PST by org.whodat (Just another heartless American, hated by "AMNESTY" Perry and his fellow demorats.)
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To: frithguild
Guilty!

As sin!

13 posted on 11/16/2011 11:48:15 AM PST by JaguarXKE
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To: frithguild

Is it just me, or does she look a lot like Chelsea Clinton?


14 posted on 11/16/2011 11:48:51 AM PST by JaguarXKE
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To: frithguild

Looks like she is trying to poop


15 posted on 11/16/2011 11:52:43 AM PST by Gettin Betta
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To: JaguarXKE

It’s not just you...


16 posted on 11/16/2011 11:55:38 AM PST by Winstons Julia (Hello OWS? We don't need a revolution like China's; China needs a revolution like OURS.)
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To: NormsRevenge
Rule One: Don't throw turds at men with guns.

Rule Two: Don't stand next to people who are throwing turds at men with guns.

17 posted on 11/16/2011 11:56:56 AM PST by ArrogantBustard (Western Civilization is Aborting, Buggering, and Contracepting itself out of existence.)
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To: Gettin Betta
Every year, when my crop of habanero peppers ripens, I cook up a bunch of hot sauce.

I have learned to shield my face from the steam coming off the pot.

18 posted on 11/16/2011 11:58:49 AM PST by ArrogantBustard (Western Civilization is Aborting, Buggering, and Contracepting itself out of existence.)
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To: NormsRevenge

Another media report said that two police officers were assualted, and that the protesters were blocking streets after being warned not to. AFTERWARDS, the demonstrators were sprayed.


19 posted on 11/16/2011 12:01:19 PM PST by matt1234 (Bring back the HUAC.)
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To: NormsRevenge

“Leftists never cease to amaze. lifelong liberal pepper sprayed..”

Not for nothing, but if these morons think this is hardball, I wonder what they would do with Syrian mob control tactics?


20 posted on 11/16/2011 12:09:43 PM PST by Stormdog (A rifle transforms one from subject to Citizen)
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To: NormsRevenge

Funny how the pregnant teen and granny wasn’t bothered being in the middle of people who poop on the street and walk away without wiping.

Occupy Protester Caught Pooping on Seattle Sidewalk

http://www.theblaze.com/stories/alleged-occupy-protester-caught-pooping-on-seattle-sidewalk/


21 posted on 11/16/2011 12:09:58 PM PST by NavyCanDo
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To: tnlibertarian

pregnant, veteran MOH winners with horrific military wounds.

maybe they can borrow John F’n Kerry’s borrowed medals to throw at cops.


22 posted on 11/16/2011 12:10:52 PM PST by WOBBLY BOB (See ya later, debt inflator ! Gone in 4 (2012))
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To: NormsRevenge

Am I supposed to feel sorry for them? I don’t.

They made the decision to place themsleves there, they must assume the consequences of their poor deciison making.


23 posted on 11/16/2011 12:11:57 PM PST by Buckeye Battle Cry (Mittt Romney - he lacks the courage of his absence of convictions.)
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To: Jonty30

That’s how they roll. The hard core Commies started the Kent Staet riots and then split leaving the dumb kids and inncoent bystanders to be the ones who got shot. By the time it happend the SDS et al were long gone.


24 posted on 11/16/2011 12:12:34 PM PST by BenLurkin (This is not a statement of fact. It is either opinion or satire; or both)
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To: NormsRevenge

The police had no choice, not pepper spraying the old hippie would have been age-ist.


25 posted on 11/16/2011 12:16:53 PM PST by Hacklehead (The goal of political correctness is to hide the truth.)
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To: NormsRevenge

Too bad. If they had not been in a crowd of communists, they wouldn’t have been exposed to the pepper spray.

I thought commies liked sharing equally amongst all members of the collective.

These women should shut up and enjoy the fruits of their glorious revolution.


26 posted on 11/16/2011 12:16:57 PM PST by Dr.Zoidberg (Warning: Sarcasm/humor is always engaged. Failure to recognize this may lead to misunderstandings.)
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To: NormsRevenge

Spray all of them again!!!


27 posted on 11/16/2011 12:20:14 PM PST by dalereed (uity wise!)
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To: NormsRevenge

Pregnant or elderly, it was their choice to be there.


28 posted on 11/16/2011 12:21:59 PM PST by Moonman62 (The US has become a government with a country, rather than a country with a government.)
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To: Moonman62

Why does Chelsea Hubbell need to be carried? That fellow doing the heavy lifting looks like he could use a double hernia truss.


29 posted on 11/16/2011 12:25:22 PM PST by mountaineer1997
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To: NormsRevenge

It could have been worse; at least they weren’t sexually assaulted by fellow “Occupiers”.


30 posted on 11/16/2011 12:29:06 PM PST by windsorknot
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To: mountaineer1997

From the look of this photo, Chelsea's other dad was there, as well. Apparently, he hasn't learned much from the blue dress incident and his preferences have "matured" since the 90s.

31 posted on 11/16/2011 12:30:38 PM PST by edpc (Wilby 2012)
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To: NormsRevenge

Boo freakin’ hoo.


32 posted on 11/16/2011 12:33:15 PM PST by MIchaelTArchangel
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To: WOBBLY BOB

Well, the cops were acting like a band of mongols led by ‘Jenjiss’ Khan...


33 posted on 11/16/2011 12:39:06 PM PST by tnlibertarian (Things are so bad now, Kenyans are saying Obama was born in the USA.)
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To: NormsRevenge

If they cannot run with the big dogs they should stay on the porch. Occupy is trouble, just stay away.


34 posted on 11/16/2011 1:01:28 PM PST by madison10 (I want Cain for President, not one of the RINO twins.)
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To: JaguarXKE

“Is it just me, or does she look a lot like Chelsea Clinton?”

I was thinking the same thing, isn’t that Chelsea Clinton and her hubby. lol


35 posted on 11/16/2011 1:06:58 PM PST by This I Wonder32460
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To: NormsRevenge

This kind of crap will turn public opinion in favor of OWS so fast it’ll make your head spin.


36 posted on 11/16/2011 1:31:48 PM PST by muddler (Diligentia, Vis and Celeritas)
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37 posted on 11/16/2011 1:35:23 PM PST by TheOldLady (FReepmail me to get ON or OFF the ZOT LIGHTNING ping list)
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To: NormsRevenge

What are these idiots doing out there in the first place? Stupid is as stupid does.


38 posted on 11/16/2011 2:18:38 PM PST by vpintheak (Democrats: Robbing humans of their dignity 1 law at a time)
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To: Winstons Julia

Did anyone get the license # of the truck?


39 posted on 11/16/2011 2:58:09 PM PST by JaguarXKE
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To: NormsRevenge

Campaign 2009

Meet Super-Fringe Mayoral Candidate Dorli Rainey

http://blogs.seattleweekly.com/dailyweekly/dorlimayor.JPG

Thu., May 21 2009

She came to the states from Austria in 1956 and made her living as a realtor. But she also got involved as an activist for light rail, an Equal Rights Amendment (for women, a civil rights fight that rings eerily similar to the one being staged now for gays and lesbians), schools and homelessness issues, most recently working with the Tent City communities. She’s running, she says in an interview, because when it comes to things like Nickelsville, instead of supporting the project, “The police get sent out. We’re spending money to defeat the only temporary solution we have for homelessness.”

http://blogs.seattleweekly.com/dailyweekly/2009/05/no_love_for_the_super-fringe_c.php


40 posted on 11/16/2011 3:03:24 PM PST by kcvl
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To: NormsRevenge

Rainey has been active in politics and Seattle public life since the 1950s. A former schoolteacher, she ran for a seat on the King County Council in the 1970s and lost. During the same period, she was a school board member in Issaquah, a nearby city. Last year, she ran for mayor but eventually withdrew from the race saying, “I am old and should learn to be old, stay home, watch TV and sit still.”

http://www.theatlanticwire.com/national/2011/11/dorli-raineys-history-activism-she-became-occupy-icon/45075/

Her activism Born in Austria, Rainey came to the U.S. in 1956 following her work as a technical translator in the U.S. Army in Europe, she explained last year on the Talking Stick, a weekly show on public-access television. Describing why she left Austria she said “it’s a great country but it’s a really bureaucratic country.” She is an activist across a range of issues including non-violence in foreign affairs, feminism and local transportation. In the interview, a sort of celebration of her life’s work, she voiced disapproval for the “car takeover” in Seattle and how parking lots are detrimental to the general welfare of the city, among other things:

The tech-savvy activist also has her own blog called Old Lady in Combat Boots where she describes herself as an “all-around troublemaker.” “I believe change begins in the streets, and all citizens have the power to make a difference,” she writes in the blog’s about section. “Together we can make our voices heard in the ivory towers of government, so lace up your combat boots, log in and turn on!” She hasn’t quite kept the blog running: the last post is from 2009. Past posts include articles on feminism and tunnel projects. Other activities include being a member of the Seattle chapter of Women in the Black. According to its website, it’s an international network of women who “stand in silent vigil, calling for peace, justice and non-violent solutions to conflict.” The Toronto Star exchanged e-mails with Mike McCormick, the producer of the Talking Stick, who said Rainey is “a role model among activists that walks the walk.” He added, “She’s passionate, thoughtful, well informed, dogged, fearless, in-your-face but not in an intimidating way, warm, caring, humorous, doesn’t pull her punches kinda activist you want right next to you when the s—t hits the fan.”

http://www.theatlanticwire.com/national/2011/11/dorli-raineys-history-activism-she-became-occupy-icon/45075/


41 posted on 11/16/2011 3:08:14 PM PST by kcvl
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To: frithguild

A 4-foot 10-inch, 84-year-old woman, a priest and a pregnant woman walk into a bar....


42 posted on 11/16/2011 3:33:34 PM PST by San Jacinto
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To: kcvl

THanks for that.. an Austrian implant.. like you know ‘The Gubinator’.. sounds like one wild pony.. and she probably bites too.. sometimes immigration backfires


43 posted on 11/16/2011 3:34:38 PM PST by NormsRevenge (Semper Fi ... Godspeed .. Monthly Donor Onboard .. Obama: Epic Fail or Bust!!!)
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To: NormsRevenge
I can't think of any sane pregnant or elderly women with an IQ over 70 who would think of attending a filthy, unhealthy venue inhabited by the insane, rapists, druggies and violent parasites, and expect to be unaffected.
44 posted on 11/16/2011 5:16:38 PM PST by Publius6961 (My world was lovely, until it was taken over by parasites.)
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