Skip to comments.Pregnant teen, elderly woman among pepper sprayed (Occupy Wall Street: Seattle)
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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and this is supposed to gather sympathy for their cause, whatever it is this week or month?
The palestinians would have hidden behind them too.
They’ll throw children, old ladies, and disabled in the way, hoping that the cops will spray them and generate newspaper headlines.
“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.
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.
Were they both veterans?
Then they shouldn’t have been rioting. Duh.
Blame George Soros!
For goodness sakes. If you’re pregnant or old, STAY AWAY FROM THE LEECHES!
You take up with violence, expect to get “hurt”.
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.
Is it just me, or does she look a lot like Chelsea Clinton?
Looks like she is trying to poop
It’s not just you...
Rule Two: Don't stand next to people who are throwing turds at men with guns.
I have learned to shield my face from the steam coming off the pot.
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.
“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?
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
pregnant, veteran MOH winners with horrific military wounds.
maybe they can borrow John F’n Kerry’s borrowed medals to throw at cops.
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.
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.
The police had no choice, not pepper spraying the old hippie would have been age-ist.
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.
Spray all of them again!!!
Pregnant or elderly, it was their choice to be there.
Why does Chelsea Hubbell need to be carried? That fellow doing the heavy lifting looks like he could use a double hernia truss.
It could have been worse; at least they weren’t sexually assaulted by fellow “Occupiers”.
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.
Boo freakin’ hoo.
Well, the cops were acting like a band of mongols led by ‘Jenjiss’ Khan...
If they cannot run with the big dogs they should stay on the porch. Occupy is trouble, just stay away.
“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
This kind of crap will turn public opinion in favor of OWS so fast it’ll make your head spin.
What are these idiots doing out there in the first place? Stupid is as stupid does.
Did anyone get the license # of the truck?
Meet Super-Fringe Mayoral Candidate Dorli Rainey
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.”
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.”
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.
A 4-foot 10-inch, 84-year-old woman, a priest and a pregnant woman walk into a bar....
THanks for that.. an Austrian implant.. like you know ‘The Gubinator’.. sounds like one wild pony.. and she probably bites too.. sometimes immigration backfires