Skip to comments.Protesters make their DNC plans (Freeloaders to occupy Frazier Park @ RAT convention in Charlotte)
Posted on 08/06/2012 2:19:54 PM PDT by Libloather
Protesters make their DNC plans
By Ely Portillo and Lindsay Ruebens
The Charlotte Observer
Posted: Saturday, Aug. 04, 2012
The sitting president is here, said Matt Hickson, of the Coalition to March on Wall Street South, sponsor of the kickoff protest. People who have been foreclosed on by Bank of America will be here. Students who have student loan debt from Wells Fargo...people whose communities are being mined by Duke Energy, who have seen their rates go up double digits, will be here.
Police also worry about black bloc, or anarchist protesters who appear at large protests and don bandanas and gas masks, often antagonizing officers. Peaceful protesters also worry that such clashes dominate news coverage and distract from their message.
But official parade routes and the speakers platform arent the only areas where protesters can legally gather any public space outside the DNC security perimeter is legal. And although permits are required for marches, theyre not necessary for assemblies.
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The sitting president is here,
Damn proof readers..they dropped an h in the second word of the first sentence and no one caught it...
YESSSS!..bandannas and gas masks!...enter the arena and show us your strength!!!!!..We wont always have fish in a barrel
one shot at a time kids...save your ammo for the real battle!
Go for it, thugs. Might turn some of Charlotte’s hybrid-SUV liberals Republican.
Damn glad I’m 25 miles up the road in Kannapolis and have no intentions of going any closer to Charlotte than I have to that week. Somehow I don’t expect any of the smelly hippies will be coming up here to pay their respects at the statue of Dale Earnhardt...