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Seattle issues emergency order following mayhem
Seattle Times ^ | 5/2/2012 | MANUEL VALDES and GENE JOHNSON

Posted on 05/02/2012 7:22:28 AM PDT by Baynative

May Day demonstrators who marched through Seattle turned violent Tuesday, with black-clad protesters using sticks and bats to smash stores and automobile windows.

(Excerpt) Read more at seattletimes.nwsource.com ...


TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; Culture/Society; Extended News; News/Current Events; US: Washington
KEYWORDS: anarchy; mayday; ows; protest; seattle
I listened to the local coverage on 'progressive' radio. They were demanding that the police arrest the people causing damage and interrogate them to determine if they were Tea Party members trying to give OWS a bad name.


1 posted on 05/02/2012 7:22:40 AM PDT by Baynative
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2 posted on 05/02/2012 7:26:27 AM PDT by Baynative (Please check this out - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fFIcZkEzc8I)
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To: Baynative
with black-clad protesters using sticks and bats to smash stores and automobile windows.

It was the Klan in disguise.

3 posted on 05/02/2012 7:27:24 AM PDT by immadashell
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To: Baynative
Officers made at least two arrests - a 23-year-old man for vandalism and a 19-year-old man with a knife - after hundreds of people marched through downtown. Police also reported recovering homemade incendiary devices made out of toilet paper rolls and fruit juice boxes, and the large crowd disrupted traffic and Metro and school bus service through downtown, with delays of up to 90 minutes reported.

Two arrests?? Two? Are you frigging kidding me? There were hundreds of people marching and only 2 arrests were made? No wonder this happy horse shit happens in Seattle every year or so. They're a bunch of weak sisters unwilling to defend themselves...they deserve what they get.

4 posted on 05/02/2012 7:32:10 AM PDT by pgkdan (ANYBODY BUT OBAMA!)
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To: pgkdan

being a Seattle cop must be a thankless job.

being second guessed by muck racking liberal lieyers all the time leads to this.


5 posted on 05/02/2012 7:38:07 AM PDT by RitchieAprile
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To: RitchieAprile

These events are the perfect time for social darwinism.

You separate one or two leaders from the pack and beat the living snot out of them. Eventually word gets back and the idiots go back to mommy and daddy’s basement.

Add an ebola scare in there and you will never ever see them again. Make it fun. Say Halliburton is poisoning them. Bring a Halliburton sign to a demonstration and watch the idiots run away. Want to make it more fun? As they run, chase after them screaming “we are all halliburton!”


6 posted on 05/02/2012 7:43:12 AM PDT by EQAndyBuzz (Would you rather eat dog food or cat food? Guess it's Romney 2012.)
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To: Baynative

>>...if they were Tea Party members trying to give OWS a bad name.<<

According to the article the “black-clad” people doing the damage discarded their black clothing which allowed them to blend back into the crowd. That would be the OWS crowd, of course.

Questions for reporters:

1) What was the ratio of black-clad protesters to the number marching in total? 1%? 5%?, 50%? Nearly all of them?

2) What did your interviews of those arrested reveal as to their political affiliations?

3) What did your interviews of the non-”black-clad” marchers reveal about their attitudes toward those doing the damage, and about their attempt to blend in with supposedly law-abiding marchers?

Imagine what the reaction of the Tea Partiers would be if a bunch of nincompoops attempted to despoil a Tea Party gathering. They’d likely be detained by the law-abiding (and litter-free) Tea Partiers and held for the police. Not so with the “law-abiding” portion of the OWS mobs. They just provide them sanctuary apparently.

Obama and the Left are going to regret linking themselves politically to this “99%” mob, which is actually more like the .0000001%.


7 posted on 05/02/2012 7:49:23 AM PDT by Norseman (Defund the Left-Completely!)
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To: Baynative

-—...and interrogate them to determine if they were Tea Party members trying to give OWS a bad name.-—

This was inevitable.


8 posted on 05/02/2012 7:58:46 AM PDT by St_Thomas_Aquinas (Viva Christo Rey!)
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To: Baynative
Is that a banana peel on his head???

I must have missed that issue of GQ.

9 posted on 05/02/2012 8:02:24 AM PDT by ken in texas (I was taught to respect my elders but it keeps getting harder to find any.)
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To: Norseman
"What did your interviews of the non-”black-clad” marchers reveal...?"

Police in the Pacific Northwest are not allowed to arrest protestors except in extreme cases of physical violence.

10 posted on 05/02/2012 8:06:42 AM PDT by Baynative (Please check this out - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fFIcZkEzc8I)
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To: Baynative

Th ACTUAL “emergency” is that the non-judgmental, progressive Seattle liberals in charge, refuse to enforce EXISTING laws against their fellow Useful Idiots.


11 posted on 05/02/2012 8:09:30 AM PDT by EyeGuy (Non-Holder person.)
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To: Baynative
At the American Apparel store next to Niketown, assistant manager Mia Harrison was folding sweaters when she heard the commotion.

"I decided to go out on the sidewalk, and I saw all the people in black masks running to Niketown and our store. They started to throw smoke bombs and canisters," she said.

The vandals shattered a door and cracked two windows. No one was hurt. "It's pretty sad, almost like someone broke into my house," Harrison said.

Her mistake was that she didn't stand in her doorway with a pump-action 12 gauge, wearing a bandolier of shells.

12 posted on 05/02/2012 8:12:46 AM PDT by NonValueAdded (SpaceX Dragon launch to ISS, Cape Canaveral AFS, May 7, 9:38 AM EDT)
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To: pgkdan
Yes, 2 arrests. You need to understand that the Seattle Police Department has been recently reprimanded by the US Justice Dept for “over reacting” and using violence against minorities. In fact local groups have demanded that a Federal judge or agency oversea and monitor the Seattle Police Department.

They are on a very short leash. Anything that they do (like make a false arrest or react violently to provocation from black clad thugs) will be used against the Police Department and the individual officers.

The black clad thugs attended workshops where they were taught tactics and their legal rights. They were taught how to both bait the police and to create headlines.

Yes, if would have been nice to see 50 or 200 people arrested, but the legal aftermath of that would have been used to destroy the Seattle Police Department and many officers lives and livelihood.

Actually from what I read this morning there were 8 arrests and the media has been playing film footage of black clad thugs changing out of their clothes and exposing their faces before melting back into the crowd. Federal agents are also investigating damage at the old federal courthouse.

Hopefully some good police work will identify others within the black thug movement and bring them to trial. Personally, I feel that someone needs to throw the book at these thugs.

13 posted on 05/02/2012 8:24:17 AM PDT by Robert357 (D.Rather "Hoist with his own petard!" www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/1223916/posts)
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To: ken in texas

“Is that a banana peel on his head???”

Ha! I thought the same thing!

Maybe he is a member of the newly-formed Banana Party!


14 posted on 05/02/2012 8:29:51 AM PDT by hummingbird (Just askin' or just sayin' depending on the subject. Oh yeah - OBAMA SUCKS!)
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To: NonValueAdded
pump-action 12 gauge, wearing a bandolier of shells.

A SAIGA Tactical shotgun would be better for crowd control. Nothing says "Get off my lawn" like a hail of buckshot. I mean at least when you can't just have a M134 Minigun.
15 posted on 05/02/2012 8:39:59 AM PDT by GonzoGOP (There are millions of paranoid people in the world and they are all out to get me.)
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To: hummingbird
Maybe he is a member of the newly-formed Banana Party!

More than likely he's a member if the newly-formed Banana Republic!

16 posted on 05/02/2012 8:42:33 AM PDT by Gritty (Unless you (whites) change, your end has come - Louis Farrakhan)
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To: ken in texas

I thought the same thing...ya beat me to it. :-)


17 posted on 05/02/2012 8:45:50 AM PDT by Conservative4Ever (Waiting for the new tagline to download)
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To: Baynative

LOL - a picture worth WAAAAAAAAA more than a thousand words... Thanks for sharing.


18 posted on 05/02/2012 8:47:57 AM PDT by GOPJ (Had a Christian minister yelled at a bunch of gay students - the New York Times would have covered i)
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To: EQAndyBuzz

“Make it fun. Say Halliburton is poisoning them. Bring a Halliburton sign to a demonstration and watch the idiots run away. Want to make it more fun? As they run, chase after them screaming “we are all halliburton!”

Or, have signs that say “Halliburton stands with Occupy Movement”.

And, as often as possible——on tea shirts and signs, “I am Breitbart”.


19 posted on 05/02/2012 8:52:23 AM PDT by hummingbird (Just askin' or just sayin' depending on the subject. Oh yeah - OBAMA SUCKS!)
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To: Norseman
"According to the article the “black-clad” people doing the damage discarded their black clothing which allowed them to blend back into the crowd." Same chicken shit the Iraqi "guards" and "soldiers" did. They did all they could to blend into the environment to save their sorry asses.

I'm sure they thought they were doing espionage but they were basically chicken shit and not ready for paradise and 72 virgins. If they felt they were the underground, they sure shag-assed from the area where Iraqi people could identify them.

20 posted on 05/02/2012 9:00:45 AM PDT by hummingbird (Just askin' or just sayin' depending on the subject. Oh yeah - OBAMA SUCKS!)
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To: RitchieAprile

“being a Seattle cop must be a thankless job”

Seattle, San Francisco with $hitty weather!


21 posted on 05/02/2012 9:08:35 AM PDT by vette6387
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To: Gritty
"...Banana Republic!

" Sure enough...Gritty.

They are just following their Great Leader, OBAMA I, and his apparent need to turn America into a Banana republic. Sorry bunch of assholes.

I'm using a**hole a lot today because I am definitely not in a forgiving mood, what with "Obama I" going overseas to claim the glory of taking down bin Laden.

While there, he is probably doling out lots of "his" Obama Stash.

22 posted on 05/02/2012 9:16:17 AM PDT by hummingbird (Just askin' or just sayin' depending on the subject. Oh yeah - OBAMA SUCKS!)
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To: Baynative

An acquaintance was working at the Verizon store in downtown Seattle last night, minding his own business, when a sledge hammer came through the window next to him.


23 posted on 05/02/2012 9:18:35 AM PDT by Uncle Miltie (FOCUS ON FACTS: 0bamaCare Hated. Worst Recovery. Failed Stimulus. Worst Deficits.)
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To: Robert357
this Seattle police dept is the same lame group that let a white guy get beat to death during a black riot several years ago....they were either not allowed to go in by their chicken little leaders or they refused to go in until all was quiet....

do not...repeat...do not expect the police to protect you....if you are in a situation with more than a couple of thugs, the cops will wait until all is safe first...just like Columbine....

24 posted on 05/02/2012 9:51:00 AM PDT by cherry
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To: Baynative

Arm the store owners and this crap stops cold.


25 posted on 05/02/2012 9:56:38 AM PDT by mad puppy (Not my first choice, but I will vote for Mitt over Obama any time.)
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To: Robert357
"You need to understand that the Seattle Police Department has been recently reprimanded by the US Justice Dept for “over reacting” and using violence against minorities."

For better or worse, that sort of thing tends to happen when you gun down deaf woodcarvers...

Seattle Police Release Dashcam Video Of Woodcarver's Shooting

Second Dashcam Video John T Williams Backup Arrives Too Late

26 posted on 05/02/2012 3:50:40 PM PDT by Joe 6-pack (Que me amat, amet et canem meum)
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To: Uncle Miltie

Assault with a deadly weapon. Maybe a surveillance camera captured the thrower...


27 posted on 05/02/2012 6:03:32 PM PDT by Baynative (Please check this out - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fFIcZkEzc8I)
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