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More arrests in another day of anti-war protests in San Francisco **Photos**
Associated Press ^ | 3-24-03 | JULIANA BARBASSA

Posted on 03/24/2003 8:11:47 PM PST by Oldeconomybuyer

Edited on 04/13/2004 2:42:06 AM PDT by Jim Robinson. [history]

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) -- Anti-war protesters spread throughout the city again Monday, with noisy demonstrations at businesses, a government building and San Francisco State University.

Though more than 100 people were arrested, the protests were subdued compared to last week's raucous demonstrations, where police arrested about 2,200 people over two days.


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TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; Culture/Society; News/Current Events; Politics/Elections; US: California; War on Terror
KEYWORDS: anarchists; vermin
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San Francisco State University students Snehal Shingavi, left, and J.R. Austin, center, lock arms around the front doors of the administration building on campus during an anti-war demonstration in San Francisco, Monday, March 24, 2003. (AP Photo/George Nikitin)
- Mar 24 7:43 PM ET

San Francisco State University students gather for an anti-war demonstration inside the administration building on campus in San Francisco, Monday, March 24, 2003. (AP Photo/George Nikitin)
- Mar 24 7:35 PM ET

Nicole Howes demonstrates against the war in Iraq (news - web sites) inside the administration building at San Francisco State University in San Francisco, Monday, March, 24, 2003, as students took over the building after a peace rally at the Malcolm X Plaza. (AP Photo/George Nikitin)
- Mar 24 7:33 PM ET

A protester offers a bunch of flowers to a police officer before he arrests her for blocking an entrance to the Federal Building in San Francisco, March 24, 2003. Hundreds of demonstrators marched in a mock funeral procession in downtown San Francisco on Monday in protest against the U.S.-led war in Iraq (news - web sites). REUTERS/Tim Wimborne
- Mar 24 5:30 PM ET

A woman is arrested as she refuses to leave an entrance of the Federal Building in San Francisco March 24, 2003. Hundreds of demonstrators marched in a mock funeral procession in downtown San Francisco on Monday in protest against the U.S.-led war in Iraq (news - web sites). REUTERS/Tim Wimborne
- Mar 24 5:26 PM ET

As a police officer stands guard on a police line used to cordon-off anti-war protesters, a members of the anti-war group 'Yoga for Peace' prays before her arrest for blocking the entrance to the Transamerica Building in downtown San Francisco as a protest against the war on Iraq (news - web sites), March 24, 2003. Demonstrators were specifically targeting the Carlyle Group, one of the nation's biggest defense contractors, who have offices in the building. REUTERS/Lou Dematteis
- Mar 24 2:19 PM ET

Police arrest an anti-war demonstrator in business attire outside the Transamerica building in San Francisco, Monday, March 24, 2003. Activists aimed their morning protest at the Carlyle Group, a global investment firm, with offices in the building, that they say is one of the nation's biggest defense contractors. (AP Photo/Noah Berger)
- Mar 24 1:19 PM ET

An anti-war protestor wearing a mask looking like former President George Bush gives the thumbs up as he demonstrates across the street from the Transamerica Building in downtown San Francisco against the war in Iraq (news - web sites), March 24, 2003. Demonstrators were specifically targeting the Carlyle Group, one of the nation's biggest defense contractors, who have offices in the building. The protesters said former President Bush (news - web sites) is an investor and advisor with Carlyle. REUTERS/Lou Dematteis
- Mar 24 1:20 PM ET

Police arrest an anti-war demonstrator in front of the Transamerica building in San Francisco, Monday, March 24, 2003. Activists aimed their morning protest at the Carlyle Group, a global investment firm, with offices in the building, that they say is one of the nation's biggest defense contractors. (AP Photo/Noah Berger)
- Mar 24 1:00 PM ET

Police officers shove and grab anti-war protesters after the demonstrators blocked an entrance to the Transamerica Building in downtown San Francisco to protest the war in Iraq (news - web sites), March 24, 2003. The demonstrators were specifically targeting the Carlyle Group, one of the nation's biggest defense contractors, who have offices in the building. The protesters said former President George Bush, is an investor with Carlyle. REUTERS/Lou Dematteis
- Mar 24 12:50 PM ET

Police officers carry an anti-war protester to a police van after arresting her for blocking an entrance to the Transamerica Building in downtown San Francisco to protest the war in Iraq (news - web sites), March 24, 2003. The demonstrators were specifically targeting the Carlyle Group, one of the nation's biggest defense contractors, who have offices in the building. The protesters said former President George Bush is an investor with Carlyle. REUTERS/Lou Dematteis
- Mar 24 12:54 PM ET

Anti-war demonstrator Randall Sanderson protests in front of the Transamerica building in San Francisco, Monday, March 24, 2003. Sanderson and other picketers aimed their protest at the Carlyle Group, a global investment firm they say is one of the nation's biggest defense contractors. (AP Photo/Noah Berger)
- Mar 24 12:47 PM ET

Seventy-five-year-old Mariuccia Iaconi of San Francisco carries a peace sign as she marches to protest the war on Iraq (news - web sites), in San Francisco March 22, 2003. Tens of thousands of demonstrators came together for a march and rally to protest the war. REUTERS/Lou Dematteis
- Mar 23 7:26 PM ET

1 posted on 03/24/2003 8:11:48 PM PST by Oldeconomybuyer
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To: Oldeconomybuyer
The numbers will continue to dwindle. Maroons.
2 posted on 03/24/2003 8:13:49 PM PST by CheneyChick (Lock & Load)
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To: Oldeconomybuyer
"dissent is patriotic"
3 posted on 03/24/2003 8:18:15 PM PST by Capitalism2003
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To: Oldeconomybuyer
last photoSeventy-five-year-old Mariuccia Iaconi of San Francisco

You can just look at some people and tell they have been idiots their whole lives.

4 posted on 03/24/2003 8:20:39 PM PST by beaversmom (After the Axis of Evil on to the Axis of Weasels)
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

You're making me look bad. Go home now & bake some cookies or take a loooooooooooong nap.

5 posted on 03/24/2003 8:22:12 PM PST by Bradís Gramma
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To: Capitalism2003
If I had a rocket launcher..
6 posted on 03/24/2003 8:22:40 PM PST by Bulldogs22
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To: Capitalism2003
These people should not be allowed to hide their identity.
7 posted on 03/24/2003 8:22:59 PM PST by max_rpf
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To: Capitalism2003
As far as I'm concerned, the idiots holding that banner should be arrested for treason.
8 posted on 03/24/2003 8:23:03 PM PST by Oldeconomybuyer (Let's Roll)
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To: Capitalism2003
I'd like to see the person who came up with that sign. I have a feeling it's Michael Moore, though.

That is totally and thoroughly disgusting!
9 posted on 03/24/2003 8:25:28 PM PST by Theresawithanh (A conservative from the PRC (People's Republic of California))
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To: Bulldogs22
bulldozer
10 posted on 03/24/2003 8:25:44 PM PST by Bogey78O (check it out... http://freepers.zill.net/users/bogey78o_fr/puppet.swf)
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To: CheneyChick
These folks are absolute idiots. All you have to do is show them a map of the middle east and ask them to point out Iraq in less than 3 hours to expose their idiocy. These people are either one of thousands of anarchists who are protesting simply to be protesting or just washed up hippies who are stuck in the 60s!
11 posted on 03/24/2003 8:26:00 PM PST by ChinaThreat (E)
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To: CheneyChick
The numbers will continue to dwindle. Maroons.

The only ones that will be left will be the left--the diehards. The younger ones who are just out there because it's fun and want to rabble rouse, will get bored and be onto their next vice du jour.

12 posted on 03/24/2003 8:26:28 PM PST by beaversmom (After the Axis of Evil on to the Axis of Weasels)
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To: Oldeconomybuyer
When they keep asking why they can't fund social projects we can point to the overtime we had to pay the cops.
13 posted on 03/24/2003 8:26:36 PM PST by Bogey78O (check it out... http://freepers.zill.net/users/bogey78o_fr/puppet.swf)
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To: Oldeconomybuyer
Man, I really need a roll of stickers that say "Wash Me". They would be so much fun at these protests.
14 posted on 03/24/2003 8:27:32 PM PST by July 4th
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To: Capitalism2003
That's old. I think they updated it to "roll grenades at" from "shoot."
15 posted on 03/24/2003 8:29:44 PM PST by EaglesUpForever (Ne messez pas avec le US)
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To: Capitalism2003
I thought someone would take their banner seriously......I'd make both of them 5 star Generals!
17 posted on 03/24/2003 8:32:04 PM PST by Doctor Raoul (The "Anti-War Leaders" Have Blood On Their Hands, look and you'll find, they are NOT anti-war)
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To: CheneyChick
The old hippies are still trying to relive their stoner glory days from the 60's....
18 posted on 03/24/2003 8:32:41 PM PST by DouglasKC
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To: ChinaThreat
All you have to do is show them a map of the middle east and ask them to point out Iraq in less than 3 hours to expose their idiocy.

Better yet, put them *in* the middle east, point them in the direction of the United States, and give them all the time they need to make it back home. That'll shut them up, one way or another.

Seriously, I'm all for intelligent debate with dissenting opinions, but these people are well beyond assinine.
19 posted on 03/24/2003 8:35:09 PM PST by so_real
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To: Oldeconomybuyer
Ugly girls (and old ladies) still out there looking to score. Just like in the days of the Vietnam protests.
20 posted on 03/24/2003 8:36:08 PM PST by eleni121
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