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Occupy Oakland Protester Injured While Blocking Road
Twitter ^ | Nov 2, 2011 | KRON4 New

Posted on 11/02/2011 8:35:54 PM PDT by furquhart

All over #OccupyOakland right now, not fully confirmed.

Apparently attempting to block the road - angry driver hit the protestors.


TOPICS: US: California
KEYWORDS: california; oakland; occupy; occupyoakland; occupywallstreet; ows
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1 posted on 11/02/2011 8:35:55 PM PDT by furquhart
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To: furquhart
Well, they got their Kent State Moment alright.

May God have mercy on this person's soul.

2 posted on 11/02/2011 8:38:37 PM PDT by AmericanInTokyo (Send POLITICO a most potent message, in their face! Donate to both FR & Cain, citing POLITICO deeds)
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To: furquhart

The protester didn’t sound too bright, if he was willing to block a road for no real good reason.

Any road rage points given?


3 posted on 11/02/2011 8:39:09 PM PDT by Jonty30
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To: furquhart

Occupy Oakland Live Blog: Crowd begins to thin at port

http://www.mercurynews.com/occupy-oakland/ci_19247016

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7:45 p.m. Injury accident on Broadway at 11th Street

A man and a woman were hit at 11th Street and Broadway by a silver Mercedes, after a male driver ran
a red light, said Joe Jackson, 37, of Oakland, who witnessed the incident.

The driver was irritated by protesters walking in front of him.

Onlookers said the driver deliberately ran over the pair, accelerating after a man hit on the hood of the car.

The windshield was splattered with what appeared to be a milkshake.

After the car stopped at the other end of the intersection, the driver switched seats with his female passenger.

About 40 people gathered in the intersection and some pulled open the driver’s door.

The woman inside shouted: “I’m sorry, I’m sorry, I’m sorry!”

The injured man and woman were taken away in ambulances.

Police let the driver go.


4 posted on 11/02/2011 8:39:32 PM PDT by NormsRevenge (Semper Fi ... Godspeed .. Monthly Donor Onboard .. Obama: Epic Fail or Bust!!!)
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To: furquhart

Now let the games begin!


5 posted on 11/02/2011 8:39:50 PM PDT by rcrngroup
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To: furquhart

Big news if true. This OWS crap was leading to deaths. Just a matter of time.


6 posted on 11/02/2011 8:41:02 PM PDT by eyedigress ((Old storm chaser from the west)?)
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To: furquhart

Given the general intelligence level we’re dealing with in the occupy this and that craze, probably some guy impersonating a speed bump. Not prudent.


7 posted on 11/02/2011 8:41:38 PM PDT by Avery Iota Kracker (He Hate Me Uns)
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To: furquhart

Rachel Corrie’s brother??


8 posted on 11/02/2011 8:42:25 PM PDT by Obadiah (I owe a lot to my parents, especially my mother and father.)
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To: rcrngroup

Bring it! The left against the right! Winner take all.


9 posted on 11/02/2011 8:42:37 PM PDT by hillarys cankles
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To: furquhart

“Occupy Oakland Protestor Reportedly Killed While Blocking Road”

Progress.


10 posted on 11/02/2011 8:42:43 PM PDT by BobL (A vote for Gingrich is a vote for Romney)
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To: NormsRevenge
A man and a woman were hit at 11th Street and Broadway by a silver Mercedes, after a male driver ran a red light, said Joe Jackson

You gotta look sharp!

11 posted on 11/02/2011 8:42:52 PM PDT by dead (I've got my eye out for Mullah Omar.)
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To: eyedigress

kron4news Protestor hit by car at 11th and Broadway in Oakland by driver apparently frustrated people were blocking the intersection.

http://twitter.com/kron4news/status/131931134002081792


12 posted on 11/02/2011 8:42:52 PM PDT by NormsRevenge (Semper Fi ... Godspeed .. Monthly Donor Onboard .. Obama: Epic Fail or Bust!!!)
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To: eyedigress

Big news if true. This OWS crap was leading to deaths. Just a matter of time.
______________________________________________________

They’ve been BEGGING for a ‘Kent State’ moment. Salivating, actually,


13 posted on 11/02/2011 8:43:27 PM PDT by RushIsMyTeddyBear (A MUST WATCH: http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=KeOLurcQaqI)
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To: furquhart

Watch folks.... if an OWS protester is indeed killed, it will eventually come out that he’s ACORN or SEIU or HOMELESS with some ACORN/SEIU “walking around money” in his brand new bank account.

I said it first.


14 posted on 11/02/2011 8:44:46 PM PDT by LyinLibs (All moslems are somewhere on the killing-you spectrum)
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To: RushIsMyTeddyBear
They’ve been BEGGING for a ‘Kent State’ moment. Salivating, actually,

They were so disappointed when that marine got better.

15 posted on 11/02/2011 8:44:46 PM PDT by dead (I've got my eye out for Mullah Omar.)
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To: furquhart

It’s up to the police to stop this crap...if they don’t, poor little Johnny’s mother ends up having to go to a funeral.


16 posted on 11/02/2011 8:44:51 PM PDT by BobL (A vote for Gingrich is a vote for Romney)
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To: NormsRevenge

Thanks Norm. It was more the death part I was referring to.


17 posted on 11/02/2011 8:45:21 PM PDT by eyedigress ((Old storm chaser from the west)?)
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To: furquhart
The poor dude must have been riding a motorcycle---that's when I always have close calls: Riding in Oakland's Broadway-Telegraph-Shattuck area.

There's a lot of motorcycle-hostile drivers in that area.

18 posted on 11/02/2011 8:45:29 PM PDT by Rudder (The Main Stream Media is Our Enemy---get used to it.)
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To: dead

I guess he was just Steppin Out!


19 posted on 11/02/2011 8:45:38 PM PDT by USAFJeeper (Who Dat Nation - Loving the Manning Face!)
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To: LyinLibs

Actually it will be the end to this crap nationwide.


20 posted on 11/02/2011 8:46:34 PM PDT by eyedigress ((Old storm chaser from the west)?)
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To: NormsRevenge

Accuracy in Media corrects the article to state it was a “goat-milk milk shake.” s/


21 posted on 11/02/2011 8:47:32 PM PDT by healy61
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To: dead

KGO-TV San Francisco, CA

Thousands take to streets for ‘Occupy’ strike
http://abclocal.go.com/kgo/story?section=news/local/east_bay&id=8415827

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Protesters struck by car

Two protesters were injured Wednesday evening after being struck by a car at the intersection of 11th Street and Broadway. The driver of the car reportedly had become frustrated by the protesters marching in the street and had tried to drive through the crowd. The first person sustained multiple injuries from the initial hit and the second person’s leg was injured after the car backed into him.

At least one of the victims was transported from the scene by ambulance.

Police were at the scene imnterviewing the driver, passenger and witnesses.


22 posted on 11/02/2011 8:48:02 PM PDT by NormsRevenge (Semper Fi ... Godspeed .. Monthly Donor Onboard .. Obama: Epic Fail or Bust!!!)
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To: eyedigress

not sure why you say that.


23 posted on 11/02/2011 8:49:04 PM PDT by mamelukesabre
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To: Jonty30
'Any road rage points given?'

No, but he drew an inside straight out of the idiot deck.

"But know this, that in the last days perilous times will come: for men will be lovers of themselves, lovers of money, boasters, proud, blasphemers, disobedient to parents, unthankful, unholy, unloving, unforgiving, slanderers, without self-control, brutal, despisers of good, traitors, headstrong, haughty, lovers of pleasure rather than lovers of God, having a form of godliness but denying its power. And from such people turn away, for his name is Obama."

24 posted on 11/02/2011 8:49:05 PM PDT by Viking2002 (Hippies smell.)
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To: furquhart
You plays in the street, you eventually gets run over.

1 + 1 is always equal to 2..........Again.

Nuff said.

25 posted on 11/02/2011 8:49:44 PM PDT by The Cajun (Palin, Free Republic, Mark Levin, Rush, Hannity......Nuff said.)
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To: NormsRevenge

Something doesn’t add up. There are claims that: [1] Driver deliberately struck victims. [2] Driver and passenger switched places in car. Yet [3] Cops let driver go.


26 posted on 11/02/2011 8:50:38 PM PDT by PzLdr ("The Emperor is not as forgiving as I am" - Darth Vader)
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To: AmericanInTokyo
Well, they got their Kent State Moment alright.

No, for that they needed an authority figure -- cop, guardsman -- to injure or kill someone. If this was just some joe-six-pack-citizen, who by their own definition is one of the "99%", then they got squat.

27 posted on 11/02/2011 8:50:48 PM PDT by kevao
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To: Admin Moderator

Please update the title to “Protestor injured”, per the news reports.


28 posted on 11/02/2011 8:50:55 PM PDT by justlurking (The only remedy for a bad guy with a gun is a good WOMAN (Sgt. Kimberly Munley) with a gun)
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To: Viking2002

Sure it wasn’t aces and eights..........Just asking.


29 posted on 11/02/2011 8:51:02 PM PDT by The Cajun (Palin, Free Republic, Mark Levin, Rush, Hannity......Nuff said.)
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To: NormsRevenge

I don’t remember, do you walk down the road facing traffic or on the same side of the flow. It seems that has changed over the years. Maybe they didn’t get message.


30 posted on 11/02/2011 8:51:18 PM PDT by eyedigress ((Old storm chaser from the west)?)
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To: LyinLibs

At least 15 percent of Oakland teachers took today off to participate in the Occupy Oakland general strike, the school district said. A little more than 300 teachers missed work to join the strike, said Troy Flint, a district spokesman. The district won’t know exactly how many didn’t come to work until later today, Flint said....

Gretchen Bailey, a kindergarten teacher at Global Family School in Oakland for 15 years, said she took the day off without pay to protest both local budget cuts and the national goals of the Occupy Wall Street movement.

“I think we need new tax laws,” she said. “We all need to share more of the burden.”

http://thelede.blogs.nytimes.com/2011/11/02/latest-updates-on-occupy-oakland-protest/


31 posted on 11/02/2011 8:51:53 PM PDT by kcvl
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To: BobL

seems to me people here are forgetting that running over a pedestrian is actually against the law.


32 posted on 11/02/2011 8:51:53 PM PDT by mamelukesabre
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To: mamelukesabre

The reason for shutdown has presented itself. That’s all the courts need.


33 posted on 11/02/2011 8:53:09 PM PDT by eyedigress ((Old storm chaser from the west)?)
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To: furquhart

https://twitter.com/#!/chrisfilippi/status/131924098581409792/photo/1/large


34 posted on 11/02/2011 8:53:14 PM PDT by narses (what you bind upon earth, shall be bound also in heaven; and what you loose upon earth, shall be ..)
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To: hillarys cankles
Bring it! The left against the right! Winner take all.

"They've got the guns but...we've got the numbers. Gonna win, yeah we're takin' over...C'MON!"

Sorry, Jim...GUNS WIN!

35 posted on 11/02/2011 8:53:26 PM PDT by montag813
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To: PzLdr

that’s what I was thinking. If it was deliberate, they would not have let the guy go.


36 posted on 11/02/2011 8:53:53 PM PDT by mamelukesabre
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To: LyinLibs
Interesting. If he's one of the people being paid by ACORN, his family will be entitled to death benefits ...maybe even some BIG bucks by way of wrongful death litigation. What kind of training was he given? Did his 'manager' explain the hazards of standing in traffic? Was his training documented?

Oooh, oooh - what about drug tests?

37 posted on 11/02/2011 8:53:56 PM PDT by Baynative (The penalty for not participating in politics is you will be governed by your inferiors.)
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To: furquhart

A serious injury, and they let the driver go? That part of the story doesn’t sound credible.


38 posted on 11/02/2011 8:54:16 PM PDT by jespasinthru (Proud member of the Vast Right-Wing Conspiracy.)
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To: NormsRevenge
...a silver Mercedes...irritated at pedestrians blocking the street

It's their Bonfire of the Vanities moment.

39 posted on 11/02/2011 8:54:31 PM PDT by denydenydeny (The moment you step into a world of facts, you step into a world of limits. --Chesterton)
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To: eyedigress
It's obvious this is leading to violence and chaos. This is only fatality #1. Now come the revenge killings.
40 posted on 11/02/2011 8:54:31 PM PDT by Awgie (truth is always stranger than fiction)
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To: RushIsMyTeddyBear

But they were hoping for someone politically targetable.
If only the vehicle had been an SUV.


41 posted on 11/02/2011 8:55:15 PM PDT by MrEdd (Heck? Geewhiz Cripes, thats the place where people who don't believe in Gosh think they aint going.)
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To: RushIsMyTeddyBear

But they were hoping for someone politically targetable.
If only the vehicle had been an SUV.


42 posted on 11/02/2011 8:55:15 PM PDT by MrEdd (Heck? Geewhiz Cripes, thats the place where people who don't believe in Gosh think they aint going.)
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To: kevao
Disagree.

They got their "authority" alright.

It was a SILVER MERCEDES.

43 posted on 11/02/2011 8:55:38 PM PDT by AmericanInTokyo (Send POLITICO a most potent message, in their face! Donate to both FR & Cain, citing POLITICO deeds)
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To: mamelukesabre

It’s also incumbent on the pedestrian to look both ways before blocking the road.


44 posted on 11/02/2011 8:56:36 PM PDT by Jonty30
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To: furquhart

Latest on Twitter
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http://missionlocal.org/2011/11/occupy-oakland-twitter-and-other-coverage/


45 posted on 11/02/2011 8:56:44 PM PDT by kcvl
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To: eyedigress
do you walk down the road facing traffic or on the same side of the flow.

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and what if you're riding a bike?

Brant Ward / The Chronicle

Bicyclists were the first to block trucks trying to leave the port. Thousands of OccupyOakland supporters left their downtown protest for the Port of Oakland where they met little resistance early in the evening Wednesday November 2, 2011. They essentially shut it down by blocking entrances at the port.


46 posted on 11/02/2011 8:58:28 PM PDT by NormsRevenge (Semper Fi ... Godspeed .. Monthly Donor Onboard .. Obama: Epic Fail or Bust!!!)
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To: eyedigress

that would be a mistake. This is a free country. If they force people to leave their demonstrations there will be more trouble.


47 posted on 11/02/2011 8:58:57 PM PDT by mamelukesabre
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To: mamelukesabre

seems to me people here are forgetting that running over a pedestrian is actually against the law.

so is blocking a thoroughfare or street


48 posted on 11/02/2011 9:00:09 PM PDT by NormsRevenge (Semper Fi ... Godspeed .. Monthly Donor Onboard .. Obama: Epic Fail or Bust!!!)
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To: furquhart
I have a feeling that this is just beginning. People are sick of these slobs.
49 posted on 11/02/2011 9:00:20 PM PDT by jetson
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To: furquhart

If somebody was indeed running thru traffic, sounds like he’ll be “Occupying Dead Street.”


50 posted on 11/02/2011 9:01:12 PM PDT by LyinLibs (All moslems are somewhere on the killing-you spectrum)
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