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PORTLAND OR - OWS VIOLENCE ALERT!
Self | 02/29/2012 | PhilStone

Posted on 02/29/2012 9:53:07 AM PST by PhilosopherStone1000

Unconfirmed - Was outside having a smoke when a homeless I talk to occasionally was riding by and stopped to tell me to watch out going downtown.

OWSers have turned violent and are massing downtown. They started out breaking windows of two Starbuck's on SE 39th (Cesar Chavez) and have moved downtown where they broke windows on two banks.

Police were not notified of any planned protest march route.

Will try to confirm through local media.


TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; Culture/Society; News/Current Events; US: Oregon
KEYWORDS: democrats; occupy; occupyisalie; occuscam; occuscum; ows; owscrime; owsisajoke; vanity

1 posted on 02/29/2012 9:53:09 AM PST by PhilosopherStone1000
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To: PhilosopherStone1000

GO TAKE SOME PHOTOS AND VIDEO!!!!!

Show us what the media won’t show us!!!

BRING FRIENDS


2 posted on 02/29/2012 9:55:05 AM PST by Mr. K (Were the Soviet-Era propogandists as gleefully willing as our Lame-stream Media?)
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To: PhilosopherStone1000

LIES! LIES! DAMNED LIES!....IT’S THOSE TEA PARTY PEOPLE TRYING TO MAKE US LOOK BAD!!!.......


3 posted on 02/29/2012 9:56:19 AM PST by Red Badger (If you are unemployed long enough, you are no longer unemployed.)
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To: PhilosopherStone1000

Release the hounds!
Fire hoses set on full!


4 posted on 02/29/2012 9:56:22 AM PST by GQuagmire
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To: PhilosopherStone1000
Anonymous group claims credit for vandalism at N.E. Portland Starbucks, Key Bank and S.E. Portland U.S. Bank
5 posted on 02/29/2012 9:57:16 AM PST by PhilosopherStone1000
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To: PhilosopherStone1000

Ch 12 TV said the parasites were going to hit the streets today. Police knew about it.


6 posted on 02/29/2012 9:57:28 AM PST by Cold Heart
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To: PhilosopherStone1000

Starbucks attacked again? oh well free publicity!


7 posted on 02/29/2012 9:58:35 AM PST by Gasshog (going to get what all those libs asked for, but its not what they expected.)
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To: PhilosopherStone1000
Happened last night, rally (un)planned for today.

NW Cable News sory

8 posted on 02/29/2012 9:58:50 AM PST by hoagy62 ("Tyranny, like hell, is not easily conquered..."-Thomas Paine. 1776)
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To: PhilosopherStone1000

They attacked an innocent Starbucks?

That does it.


9 posted on 02/29/2012 10:01:05 AM PST by SandyInSeattle (Smith & Wesson: The original point and click interface)
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To: hoagy62
Communique for Night of 2/28
author: Some Of Those Responsible

About an hour and a half ago (around ten pm, Tuesday night) a group of anticapitalists rolled up on the US Bank at SE 39th and Main and smashed out its windows and ATMs.

This was done in preparation for February 29th's Shut Down The Corporations Day. We chose a bank because banks have upheld the sanctity of capitalism, making it possible for a few people to accrue copious amounts of wealth. This was also for the role the banks have played in the current financial crisis and the level of environmental destruction they have supported. These banks are responsible for throwing poor and oppressed people the world over under the bus of extreme poverty and destitution. They did this all to keep the pockets of a few rich CEOs lined with extravagant bonuses, and it's time we started taking from those pockets.

We also did this to remind #Occupy to keep its horizons open. Rather than resort to the gory analogy about cats, we prefer to say they're more than one way to shut down a corporation. Parades through the city may be able to accomplish this task on occasion, but at the end of the day there's really no replacement for a few dozen folks in masks with rocks. We don't know whether this will be taken as solidarity or antagonism by the core of Occupy, but frankly that isn't worth dwelling on for us. You said you wanted to help shut down corporations, and we helped to do that in our own way. Take it or leave it, we're going to keep doing it.

Good night, Occupy, and good luck tomorrow.

Anonymous Communique

10 posted on 02/29/2012 10:01:48 AM PST by PhilosopherStone1000
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To: PhilosopherStone1000
Brilliant photo-journalism on display courtesy of the nearly-famous Benjamin Brink of The Oregonian.


11 posted on 02/29/2012 10:02:05 AM PST by Cletus.D.Yokel (Catastrophic Anthropogenic Climate Alterations - The acronym explains the science.)
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To: PhilosopherStone1000

http://www.nwcn.com/news/140824873.html

NWCN is covering it.


12 posted on 02/29/2012 10:02:12 AM PST by SandyInSeattle (Smith & Wesson: The original point and click interface)
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To: PhilosopherStone1000

Could not be happening in a more perfect location, one of the leading Liberal bastions on the Left Coast. In our Midwest Liberal sh**holes there would be a good chance some of the rioters would end up in the morgue. Portland? They will have free reign to create havoc to their little hearts’ content.


13 posted on 02/29/2012 10:03:12 AM PST by katana (Just my opinions)
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To: Salvation; bray

Oregon ping...


14 posted on 02/29/2012 10:03:54 AM PST by Twotone (Marte Et Clypeo)
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To: PhilosopherStone1000
Their agenda:

"We chose a bank because banks have upheld the sanctity of capitalism, making it possible for a few people to accrue copious amounts of wealth. This was also for the role the banks have played in the current financial crisis and the level of environmental destruction they have supported. These banks are responsible for throwing poor and oppressed people the world over under the bus of extreme poverty and destitution.

We also did this to remind #Occupy to keep its horizons open. Rather than resort to the gory analogy about cats, we prefer to say they're more than one way to shut down a corporation. Parades through the city may be able to accomplish this task on occasion, but at the end of the day there's really no replacement for a few dozen folks in masks with rocks. We don't know whether this will be taken as solidarity or antagonism by the core of Occupy, but frankly that isn't worth dwelling on for us."

OK, I understand your displeasure with the banking system, but why Starbucks? Face it, you're just a bunch of malcontents that want to throw rocks at anything and everything.

15 posted on 02/29/2012 10:05:11 AM PST by randog (Tap into America!)
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To: PhilosopherStone1000

OWS’ers didn’t break any windows, the bricks did. Portland needs strict brick control laws.


16 posted on 02/29/2012 10:10:43 AM PST by DTogo (High time to bring back the Sons of Liberty !!)
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To: PhilosopherStone1000

Goofy fun in Portlandia.

Must be a sunny day.


17 posted on 02/29/2012 10:11:36 AM PST by VanDeKoik (If case you are wondering, I'm supporting Newt.)
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To: randog
Starbuckaroo
18 posted on 02/29/2012 10:12:26 AM PST by null and void (Day 1134 of America's ObamaVacation from reality [Heroes aren't made, Frank, they're cornered...])
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To: VanDeKoik

Nah, very cold and very wet. Even snow in the foothills.


19 posted on 02/29/2012 10:20:06 AM PST by PhilosopherStone1000
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To: Cletus.D.Yokel

"Still Life with Pebble and Door with Broken Glass"

20 posted on 02/29/2012 10:23:26 AM PST by Disambiguator
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To: PhilosopherStone1000; aimhigh; Archie Bunker on steroids; bicycle thug; blackie; coffeebreak; ...
Is there anyone in downtown Portland, Oregon, who can verify this?

If you aren't on this ping list and are interested
in articles about Oregon, please FReepmail me.

21 posted on 02/29/2012 10:29:53 AM PST by Salvation ("With God all things are possible." Matthew 19:26)
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To: Disambiguator

Can’t you just hear his editor?

He’s probably on the phone with the Pulitzer Group!


22 posted on 02/29/2012 10:31:30 AM PST by Cletus.D.Yokel (Catastrophic Anthropogenic Climate Alterations - The acronym explains the science.)
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To: PhilosopherStone1000

Have any onf you heard about the Cash Mob idea.

Meet at a pre-designated spot.

Then walk to a secret location (store)

Everyone in the group buy @20.00 of merchandise and leave.

Keep the money in the U. S. Then celebrate capitalism at a local cafe!


23 posted on 02/29/2012 10:32:02 AM PST by Salvation ("With God all things are possible." Matthew 19:26)
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To: SandyInSeattle

Starbucks has promoted leftism for years now. They are biting the hand that feeds them. Maybe the CEO of Starbucks will become a mugged liberal and he’ll be tossed out of his job.


24 posted on 02/29/2012 10:33:45 AM PST by SaraJohnson
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To: PhilosopherStone1000

Starbucks=Jews
Caribou Coffee=Muslims


25 posted on 02/29/2012 10:36:08 AM PST by combat_boots (The Lion of Judah cometh. Hallelujah. Gloria Patri, Filio et Spiritui Sancto.)
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To: Disambiguator

I was thinking more along the lines of, “A rock is a terrible thing to waste” lol


26 posted on 02/29/2012 10:40:20 AM PST by rockrr (Everything is different now...)
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To: PhilosopherStone1000

Those cute little Brown Shirts are at it again!


27 posted on 02/29/2012 10:58:18 AM PST by Dogbert41 ("...or by Jerusalem, for it is the city of the Great King. " -Jesus)
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To: null and void

I’m luvin’ it.


28 posted on 02/29/2012 11:00:25 AM PST by Excellence (9/11 was an act of faith.)
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To: katana

Go to the Weekly Standard website and read their cover story on Portland. No subscription needed. The place is more hippydippy crazy than SF.

“When you lie down with dogs.....”


29 posted on 02/29/2012 11:02:27 AM PST by elcid1970 ("Deport all Muslims. Nuke Mecca now. Death to Islam means freedom for all mankind.")
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To: PhilosopherStone1000

The sun is rising higher in the sky and the beasties are starting to stir.


30 posted on 02/29/2012 11:02:51 AM PST by albionin
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To: PhilosopherStone1000

Occupy Oakland Biz Owner Has Advice for Portland Businesses at Risk Today from Occupy Portland

Since Portland Police have all but conceded to Occupy Portland’s blackmail on this #F29 planned riot, may I direct you business owners to this post about minimizing the damage to your business and our city (here) AND an exhort you to take a page out of the Phil Tagami Anti Occupy Play Book:

“I just racked it and they ran.”

http://victoriataftkpam.blogspot.com/


31 posted on 02/29/2012 11:10:04 AM PST by epithermal
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To: PhilosopherStone1000

I like that word, “anticapitalists”. And thank goodness for banks, allowing many of us to accrue copious amounts of wealth!!


32 posted on 02/29/2012 11:18:44 AM PST by NEMDF
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To: null and void

Starbucks targeted because they allow open carry of firearms in their stores where its legal. Plus...They are owned by a bunch of one percenters (stockholders)
I wonder if they ever met up with a real group of one percenters in an outlaw motorcycle gang.


33 posted on 02/29/2012 11:19:46 AM PST by Sasparilla
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To: PhilosopherStone1000

More Brownshirts in action.


34 posted on 02/29/2012 11:22:48 AM PST by Jack Hydrazine (It's the end of the world as we know it and I feel fine!)
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To: epithermal

LOL!

There actually are conservatives in Portland though we tend, for obvious reasons, to keep a low profile.

Hope some downtown shop owners stand their ground.


35 posted on 02/29/2012 11:23:12 AM PST by PhilosopherStone1000
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To: Disambiguator

Looks like a Raisnet to me.


36 posted on 02/29/2012 11:31:57 AM PST by the_devils_advocate_666
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To: combat_boots
Lock-N-Load Java
37 posted on 02/29/2012 11:40:31 AM PST by Dr. Thorne (Fall on your knees before Christ, your only salvation!)
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To: PhilosopherStone1000
Perhaps these are the people who are responsible for the mayhem in Portland. Occupy Revolutionaries - Black Orchid
38 posted on 02/29/2012 12:18:15 PM PST by Eva
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