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Police: 12 arrested after protester hits officer with frying pan
Chicago Tribune ^ | June 07, 2012 | Ryan Haggerty, Naomi Nix and Peter Nickeas

Posted on 06/08/2012 11:35:10 AM PDT by Tarantulas

A protester charged with hitting a Chicago police officer over the head with a frying pan Wednesday night on North Michigan Avenue was ordered held today in lieu of $50,000 bond. Gary C. Wagaman, a 30-year-old Michigan resident, appeared in Cook County bond court this afternoon wearing blue jeans and a dark blue T-shirt that was ripped open beneath his left shoulder. He shook his head as he walked away from the bench after Judge James R. Brown announced the bond amount. Wagaman is one of 12 protesters who were arrested after a scuffle with police on North Michigan Avenue at Ohio Street that left five officers injured, including the officer Wagaman allegedly hit with the frying pan, authorities said.

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TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; News/Current Events; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: chicago; liberalviolence; occupy; ows; police
These violent lefties are going to be injured more frequently if they don't learn how to protest peacefully.
1 posted on 06/08/2012 11:35:22 AM PDT by Tarantulas
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To: Tarantulas

Never bring a frying pan to a gunfight...


2 posted on 06/08/2012 11:38:15 AM PDT by jagusafr ("Write in Palin and prepare for war...")
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To: Tarantulas

I’m sure they were just walking home with their skillets and IT.


3 posted on 06/08/2012 11:38:34 AM PDT by tacticalogic ("Oh, bother!" said Pooh, as he chambered his last round.)
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To: Tarantulas

I hope it was eco-friendly...........

4 posted on 06/08/2012 11:38:59 AM PDT by Red Badger (Think logically. Act normally.................)
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To: Tarantulas
"Judge James R. Brown"

I thought he was the Funky President!


5 posted on 06/08/2012 11:40:00 AM PDT by Uncle Miltie (The Presidential Race is about the relative light reflectivity of your Socialist Slavemaster.)
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To: jagusafr

But this one has DIAMOND COATING!............

6 posted on 06/08/2012 11:41:28 AM PDT by Red Badger (Think logically. Act normally.................)
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To: Tarantulas

>> Gary C. Wagaman, a 30-year-old Michigan resident, appeared in Cook County bond court this afternoon wearing blue jeans and a dark blue T-shirt that was ripped open beneath his left shoulder.

Hmmm... this journo used to be the fashion writer; demoted to covering the crime beat.

Did I get that right?


7 posted on 06/08/2012 11:43:57 AM PDT by Nervous Tick (Trust in God, but row away from the rocks!)
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To: Tarantulas

8 posted on 06/08/2012 11:47:34 AM PDT by Navy Patriot (Join the Democrats, it's not Fascism when WE do it and the law is what WE say it is.)
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To: Uncle Miltie

when entering his courtroom, everyone’s told to “get up now!”


9 posted on 06/08/2012 11:47:39 AM PDT by TurboZamboni (Looting the future to bribe the present)
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To: Tarantulas

So is there a Chicago cop walking around with the impression of a LODGE, WAGNER or GRISWOLD on his head? Or did the protester cheapen out and use aluminum CLUB ware.


10 posted on 06/08/2012 11:55:16 AM PDT by Ruy Dias de Bivar (Anything Goes, Phantom of the Opera, Nice work if you can get it, EVITA. On BROADWAY last week.!)
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To: Tarantulas

I wonder how many times he tripped and fell on the way to jail.


11 posted on 06/08/2012 12:01:59 PM PDT by SkyDancer ("Talent Without Ambition Is Sad - Ambition Without Talent Is Worse")
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To: Tarantulas

Out of the frying pan and into the slammer.


12 posted on 06/08/2012 12:05:47 PM PDT by kevkrom (Those in a rush to trample the Constitution seem to forget that it is the source of their authority.)
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To: Tarantulas; a fool in paradise; Slings and Arrows
The honorable judge doing the splits in the courtroom.


13 posted on 06/08/2012 12:05:56 PM PDT by Revolting cat! (Let us prey!)
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To: Tarantulas

“Hey Gary! Wanna go down to the Occupy rally and protest against the depradations of the oppressor class?”

“Sure! Just let me get my frying pan first!”


14 posted on 06/08/2012 12:14:26 PM PDT by Hunton Peck (See my FR homepage for a list of businesses that support WI Gov. Scott Walker)
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To: Tarantulas
The punk has a double major in journalism and Poly-Sci and works in a pizza joint. Another overachiever.
15 posted on 06/08/2012 12:14:56 PM PDT by ozzymandus
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To: Tarantulas
Gary C. Wagaman, a 30-year-old Michigan resident, appeared in Cook County bond court

What's the deal here... are the Chicago thugs so lazy they're farming out the riot work to out-of-staters? What'd they do... unionize?

16 posted on 06/08/2012 12:21:16 PM PDT by ScottinVA (Buying Drain-O requires photo I.D... yet voting doesn't???)
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To: Revolting cat!

Bet he’s never heard that joke before. ;^)


17 posted on 06/08/2012 12:21:22 PM PDT by Slings and Arrows (You can't have Ingsoc without an Emmanuel Goldstein.)
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To: Tarantulas

Dumb ass, I said bring POT to the protest.


18 posted on 06/08/2012 12:22:05 PM PDT by CrazyIvan (Obama's birth certificate was found stapled to Soros's receipt.)
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To: ozzymandus

Well, he’s working at Pizzeria Due, downtown, that’s not your average “pizza joint”. You could make hundreds of bucks in tips on a slow day there.


19 posted on 06/08/2012 12:22:57 PM PDT by Boogieman
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To: CrazyIvan

That’s GOTTA be how it happened!


20 posted on 06/08/2012 12:25:06 PM PDT by Hunton Peck (See my FR homepage for a list of businesses that support WI Gov. Scott Walker)
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To: Slings and Arrows

Yeah, can ya imagine going through life with your name the same as a celebrity’s? I used to know a guy whose name was Elvis Presley. Boy, did he suffer!


21 posted on 06/08/2012 12:28:44 PM PDT by Revolting cat! (Let us prey!)
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To: Ruy Dias de Bivar

Cast iron is out for the Occupy weasels - too heavy. Although, for vesatility, there’s nothing like a Lodge Dutch oven.


22 posted on 06/08/2012 12:28:53 PM PDT by 12Gauge687
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To: Revolting cat!

I knew a guy with first name of Forrest. The Gump movie did him no favors.


23 posted on 06/08/2012 12:32:39 PM PDT by Slings and Arrows (You can't have Ingsoc without an Emmanuel Goldstein.)
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To: Ruy Dias de Bivar

Cast iron is out for the Occupy weasels - too heavy. Although, for vesatility, there’s nothing like a Lodge Dutch oven.


24 posted on 06/08/2012 12:33:44 PM PDT by 12Gauge687
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To: Boogieman

I stand corrected. He’s a 1%er.


25 posted on 06/08/2012 12:42:18 PM PDT by ozzymandus
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To: Boogieman

Hardly, did U see a picture of the ugly clown? As a member of the Waitstaff, paying attention to detail is what gets you tips. I don’t see self-fixated, selfish, lazy and boorish souls profiting handsomely from tipping. Of course, the Pizza’s remarkable, but once again it’s all in the delivery.


26 posted on 06/08/2012 12:42:55 PM PDT by STD ([You must help] people in the communityÂ…feel so frustrated, so defeated, so lost, so futureless)
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To: jagusafr

I was just thinking what would have happened if he had tried to bop a cop in AZ. Only a desperate criminal, an insane person, or somebody who had just arrived from out of state would try to do that. The officer would not inquire as to his motives, either, before ventilating him.

About the only time they wouldn’t, would be if they were so obviously drunk or addled that they couldn’t see straight, and if the cop had a Taser handy.

This actually prevents a lot of violence, because protestors know ahead of time that bopping cops is right out.


27 posted on 06/08/2012 12:48:30 PM PDT by yefragetuwrabrumuy
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To: Revolting cat!
I knew a Jim Beam in college. He told me he got called Jack Daniels a lot!
28 posted on 06/08/2012 1:06:35 PM PDT by CrazyIvan (Obama's birth certificate was found stapled to Soros's receipt.)
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To: Navy Patriot

Exactly correct image. Think about it - what 30 year old man brings a frying pan to a protest? It's not something a guy would think of using as a weapon of choice, and it's not something that would be brought with any other purpose than to hit someone with. So why deliberately choose to bring a frying pan to hit someone at a protest?

Soccer moms.

Liberals live by group association. Individual human beings cannot comprehend how completely liberals see themselves as their groups, and not as individual people. Group identity is literally their life, and group exclusion is literally their death.

So, when a 30 year old man uses a weapon at a protest made from a kitchen implement that soccer moms use, then - soccer moms used the weapon a the protest. In the group-identity minds of soccer moms, this becomes reality.

But why use a frying pan and not something else? Because a woman with a frying pan is used in humor, and humor covers up the associative programming.

So the result is that soccer moms identify with this protest, and with the idea of protesting violently and even getting arrested for it. The group has ordered and approved of it, because, in their minds, they already did it themselves.

This is reality. This is what liberal women have become - programmable zombies. For real. Dismiss it as fantasy, and you won't a have clue as to what is going on all around you.

Because THIS is Hillary's Army.

29 posted on 06/08/2012 2:05:22 PM PDT by Talisker (One who commands, must obey.)
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To: STD

Well I said you could make that much in tips, not that he necessarily did. Heck, he could be the dishwasher for all I know.


30 posted on 06/08/2012 2:59:04 PM PDT by Boogieman
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To: Talisker
Yep, these people do default to leftist liberal groupthink, and one group is child years female leftist liberal.

The choice of protest tool often does seem to represent pandering to a specific group, as glitter bombing must be designed to pander to gays if the bomber is not gay himself. I see your point.

31 posted on 06/08/2012 5:18:49 PM PDT by Navy Patriot (Join the Democrats, it's not Fascism when WE do it and the law is what WE say it is.)
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