Free Republic
Browse · Search
News/Activism
Topics · Post Article

Skip to comments.

Brandon Darby: Anarchists (Occupy) Plan to Take Down Emergency Medical Services at RNC
Breitbart.com ^ | 25 Aug 2012 | JOHN SEXTON

Posted on 08/27/2012 6:50:38 AM PDT by Qbert

Yesterday, I interviewed my co-worker Brandon Darby as he was traveling toward the Republican National Convention in Florida. The interview focused on strategies used by anarchist protesters at the 2008 Republican National Convention and how those strategies will be used once again next week by the Occupy movement.

In addition to trying to shut down bridges to prevent delegates from reaching the convention center next week, Brandon has learned that a subgroup of Occupy is looking to shut down EMS communications throughout the city.

The video that goes along with this interview is one Brandon took at the RNC convention while working undercover for the FBI in 2008. Some of it is a bit jumpy, but you'll see some of the street blocking tactics as well as several instances of individuals throwing items onto a freeway from an overpass.

(Excerpt) Read more at breitbart.com ...


TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; News/Current Events; US: Florida
KEYWORDS: ems; occupywallstreet; ows; rncconvention; violentleftists
Navigation: use the links below to view more comments.
first 1-2021-32 next last

1 posted on 08/27/2012 6:50:45 AM PDT by Qbert
[ Post Reply | Private Reply | View Replies]

To: Qbert

What fine humanitarians!


2 posted on 08/27/2012 6:56:19 AM PDT by Unam Sanctam
[ Post Reply | Private Reply | To 1 | View Replies]

To: Qbert

Hopefully this sort of violence will strengthen the Right and help make the Independent voter wake up.


3 posted on 08/27/2012 6:57:48 AM PDT by TribalPrincess2U (0bama's agenda¬óDivide and conquer. FREEDOM OR FREE STUFF YOU GET ONE CHOICE CHOOSE WISELY)
[ Post Reply | Private Reply | To 1 | View Replies]

To: Qbert

Sounds like some good ole DNC Chicago ‘68 head bashing might be in order. Have any of these clowns ever tried these sort of antics in the south before? It may fly in NYC or SF or even Atlanta but maybe not so much where they are headed. Crackers unite! If you are one, you know what I mean. And good luck with the storm as it passes by.

Helping keep mankind warm for 65 years.


4 posted on 08/27/2012 6:59:15 AM PDT by rktman
[ Post Reply | Private Reply | To 1 | View Replies]

To: Qbert

THey are terrorists.


5 posted on 08/27/2012 7:05:20 AM PDT by BenLurkin (This is not a statement of fact. It is either opinion or satire; or both)
[ Post Reply | Private Reply | To 1 | View Replies]

To: Qbert

Gas and shoot.


6 posted on 08/27/2012 7:05:49 AM PDT by boomop1 (term limits will only save this country.)
[ Post Reply | Private Reply | To 1 | View Replies]

To: Qbert

Well, assuming any of this is actually true, one would also assume that the police know about this as well and are taking appropriate counter measures. This doesn’t seem all that secret now, does it?

Or, if it IS true, it could just be big talk, like most of the recent OWS-type “actions”. You know, thousands are for sure gonna show up, but they’re lucky if it’s a dozen who actually manage to get to the “action”.


7 posted on 08/27/2012 7:09:46 AM PDT by catnipman ((Cat Nipman: Vote Republican in 2012 and only be called racist one more time!))
[ Post Reply | Private Reply | To 1 | View Replies]

To: Qbert

Where is the FBI?


8 posted on 08/27/2012 7:14:41 AM PDT by shalom aleichem
[ Post Reply | Private Reply | To 1 | View Replies]

To: shalom aleichem

Where is the FBI? Chasing right-wing militia members like you.


9 posted on 08/27/2012 7:26:14 AM PDT by DuncanWaring (The Lord uses the good ones; the bad ones use the Lord.)
[ Post Reply | Private Reply | To 8 | View Replies]

To: Qbert
Many people in Florida are armed and there is still a “Stand Your Ground” policy here. Common sense dictates that threatening an armed populace is probably not the most intelligent thing to do.
People have to get to and from work. (unlike the protesters). Disrupting medical care is putting many innocents in grave danger. Lots of folks use public transportation and slicing tires on buses puts them out of transportation and possibly out of work.
10 posted on 08/27/2012 7:32:24 AM PDT by GOJPN
[ Post Reply | Private Reply | To 1 | View Replies]

To: Qbert
Brandon has learned that a subgroup of Occupy is looking to shut down EMS communications throughout the city.

If they do that, they'd better hope that no one in Tampa, outside the Republican Convention has a medical emergency and dies because of their stunt. Couldn't they be charged with a felony, at least manslaughter, if their actions caused a delay in getting medical help to someone?

11 posted on 08/27/2012 7:32:24 AM PDT by SuziQ
[ Post Reply | Private Reply | To 1 | View Replies]

To: DuncanWaring

LOL!!!!


12 posted on 08/27/2012 7:35:24 AM PDT by CapnJack
[ Post Reply | Private Reply | To 9 | View Replies]

To: GOJPN

“Many people in Florida are armed and there is still a “Stand Your Ground” policy here. ....”

Problem here is this could turn into that “un-waste-able” crisis zippy and his coterie of sycophants could use to do some really bad things (worse things?).

Overton window in effect.........


13 posted on 08/27/2012 7:41:31 AM PDT by petro45acp ("Don't" read 'HOPE' by L Neil Smith and Aaron Zelman...it will bring tears to eyes. BORE!!!!!!!!!!!!)
[ Post Reply | Private Reply | To 10 | View Replies]

To: BenLurkin
THey are terrorists.

Yes they are, but they are admired and protected by the administration. Not only that but I think they are being used to bait the conservatives into some vigilante response so that the official might of the government can be used on those that would try to hurt the "misguided students".

14 posted on 08/27/2012 7:44:05 AM PDT by oldbrowser (Obama leading with his behind.)
[ Post Reply | Private Reply | To 5 | View Replies]

To: Qbert

“a subgroup of Occupy is looking to shut down EMS communications throughout the city.”

If the left is willing to shut down EMS services based solely on political party, then what makes anyone think they won’t hold medical care hostage to individuals based on political registration data? This is a prime example of the goal of the left in controlling every individual’s health insurance, which ultimately leads to a dictation of each individual’s health care!


15 posted on 08/27/2012 7:55:05 AM PDT by CSM (Keeper of the Dave Ramsey Ping list. FReepmail me if you want your beeber stuned.)
[ Post Reply | Private Reply | To 1 | View Replies]

To: boomop1

That is what they want. Have the expendibles killed while the major players do their damage and escape.

The dems simply want another Kent State and for it to be attached to the Republicans. They want something in the history books that connects the Republicans with violence.

Do I have that right, Party that founded the KKK?


16 posted on 08/27/2012 7:56:43 AM PDT by Cowgirl of Justice
[ Post Reply | Private Reply | To 6 | View Replies]

To: catnipman
Or, if it IS true, it could just be big talk, like most of the recent OWS-type “actions”. You know, thousands are for sure gonna show up, but they’re lucky if it’s a dozen who actually manage to get to the “action”.

Well, this IS the RNC convention. It's a pretty big, important, high profile target. I'd say it's a reasonably safe bet that it could get ugly.

17 posted on 08/27/2012 7:58:49 AM PDT by NurdlyPeon (It's down to 'anybody but Obama'. And may God forgive me for what I must do in November.)
[ Post Reply | Private Reply | To 7 | View Replies]

To: Qbert
Oboma thugs.

Remind people that these rabid freeloaders are the face of the DEMOCRAT party, and the Republicans are in no way responsible for anything they do.

Our hands are squeaky clean. These are OBOMA supporters. All this will be on obomas hands.

18 posted on 08/27/2012 8:02:52 AM PDT by concerned about politics ("Get thee behind me, Liberal")
[ Post Reply | Private Reply | To 1 | View Replies]

To: Qbert

The Democrats MUST have access to the public treasury. The little parasites would vanish without that access.


19 posted on 08/27/2012 8:22:47 AM PDT by blueunicorn6 ("A crack shot and a good dancer")
[ Post Reply | Private Reply | To 1 | View Replies]

To: Qbert

Who is paying their way? They don’t look like they have enough money to get to Tampa on their own.


20 posted on 08/27/2012 8:36:03 AM PDT by popdonnelly (The first priority is get Obama out of the White House.)
[ Post Reply | Private Reply | To 1 | View Replies]


Navigation: use the links below to view more comments.
first 1-2021-32 next last

Disclaimer: Opinions posted on Free Republic are those of the individual posters and do not necessarily represent the opinion of Free Republic or its management. All materials posted herein are protected by copyright law and the exemption for fair use of copyrighted works.

Free Republic
Browse · Search
News/Activism
Topics · Post Article

FreeRepublic, LLC, PO BOX 9771, FRESNO, CA 93794
FreeRepublic.com is powered by software copyright 2000-2008 John Robinson