Skip to comments.Anti-austerity protests: violence continues into the night
Posted on 11/14/2012 3:20:52 PM PST by Oldeconomybuyer
Workers angry over austerity cuts and tax rises launched a Europe-wide string of rallies and strikes on Wednesday, shutting transport, grounding flights and closing schools.
In Lisbon, protesters tore down the barricades surrounding the Portuguese parliament, as a day of peaceful protests turned violent as night fell.
Riot police stepped in to make a human barrier outside the parliament as they faced off against the advancing demonstrators.
Allegedly pelted with rocks and bottles by some of the protesters the police later charged forward from the parliament steps lashing out with their batons.
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I’ll give it 2.5 years till its here.
Gotta love the Guardian... The rock pelting was “alleged,” but the police were “aggressive” in their response.
This is what happens when 0bama voters find out they're not getting anymore free stuff.
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Agreed on runaway liberal spending. And have a look at our own anti-austerity protests (link below). We know good and well that’s what they are (California, New York, New Jersey and other such states on the list).
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We need the remainder of the default process to clean things up, IMO. Government can’t continue to be so hog-ish without big, “sustainable” revenues from a large manufacturing base. And ever-inflating, recirculating debt won’t do it. Bond collapse, “haircuts” for government income recipients (not only gamblers, er, investors), “austerity measures” (only spending cuts, without the tax hikes). Federal funding to local governments should be shut down first.
We just had our “anti-austerity protest”; it was the re-election of the Marxist Muslim.
This is us in two years.