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  • Police in riot gear face down Occupy protesters inside bank (Pelosi territory)

    11/16/2011 3:38:27 PM PST · by Libloather · 18 replies
    LA Times ^ | 11/16/11
    Police in riot gear face down Occupy protesters inside bankNovember 16, 2011 | 3:11 pm Police in riot gear warned Occupy San Francisco protesters who took over the lobby of a Bank of America in the city’s financial district Wednesday that they would be arrested if they did not leave the premises. About 20 officers with helmets and batons entered the bank on California Street about 2:45 p.m. and warned protesters sitting in the lobby that they would be arrested and cited. Organizers circulated fliers advising protesters what to do if they were taken into custody. Some demonstrators left the...
  • ‘Right to Riot’ Cemented in Campus Culture

    11/11/2011 6:21:55 AM PST · by SeekAndFind · 18 replies
    National Review ^ | 11/11/2011 | Jonah Goldberg
    ‘Of course we’re going to riot,” Paul Howard, a 24-year-old aerospace-engineering student at Penn State University, told the New York Times. “What do they expect when they tell us at 10 o’clock that they fired our football coach?” The coach in question, as we all know, is Joe Paterno, the decades-long patriarch of Penn State football. Paterno was fired by the board of trustees for his part in a reprehensible non-response to the alleged rape of a ten-year-old boy in the locker-room showers. You have to wonder what’s wrong with our society when someone can say, “Of course we’re going...
  • Penn State Riots, Live Audio Feed

    11/09/2011 10:31:05 PM PST · by tcrlaf · 233 replies
    TCRLAF ^ | 11-10-11 | TCRLAF
    Mifflin and Centre Counties Fire and EMS Live Audio Feed 30 State Troopers moving in on the crowd from the North, University and local police from the South, trying to clear the streets. http://www.radioreference.com/apps/audio/?action=wp&feedId=1164
  • Occupy THIS: Reading the Riot Act

    11/06/2011 8:44:04 PM PST · by stolinsky · 4 replies
    www.stolinsky.com ^ | 11-07-11 | stolinsky
      Occupy This: Time to Read the Riot Act David C. Stolinsky Nov. 7, 2011 Occupy Wall Street mob shuts down Port of Oakland and loots stores.− News item There is no system right now that exists; we’re going to create that system.− Michael Moore Freedom is too demanding for some people, and they will hanker after communism even after it has irrefutably demonstrated its moral, political, and economic bankruptcy. − David Pryce-Jones U.S. Constitution © 1787, all rights reserved.− Anon. Years ago, “read the riot act” was a common expression. When a boss set an employee straight, we...
  • Once again, Oakland cleans up from a riot

    11/03/2011 12:18:38 PM PDT · by NormsRevenge · 25 replies
    SFGate.com ^ | 11/3/11 | Henry K. Lee
    OAKLAND -- Work crews and employees of trashed buildings in downtown Oakland set to work this morning cleaning up from the post-midnight riot that broke out after Occupy Oakland's daylong general strike. Graffiti was spray-painted on many buildings along Broadway from 14th to 16th streets, where masked vandals shattered windows and threw objects at police. Officers responded by firing tear gas and flash-bang grenades and making dozens of arrests. ... At the Men's Wearhouse, which had closed Wednesday and put up signs in support of the general strike, windows were shattered. A box nearby read, "Cop uniform surrender box." No...
  • Tracking the Criminal Behavior of the Occupy Movement

    10/25/2011 10:59:07 PM PDT · by Avery Morrow · 8 replies
    Ben Bernanke's Diary ^ | October 25, 2011 | Ian Malcolm
    Occupy Wall Street 10/23 – Man wanted by police arrested after groping numerous women10/18 – Thieves steal numerous items10/10 – Reporter offered pot and heroinOccupy Bloomington 10/16 – Man claims protesters drugged, handcuffed himOccupy Hartford 10/16 – Man charged after pulling knifeOccupy Boston 10/23 – Two protesters arrested for dealing heroin with 6 year old child in their tentOccupy Dallas 10/24 – Police investigating 14 year old runaway that said she had sex with a man in his early twenties, and performed sexual acts with several other peopleOccupy Portland 10/19 – Man arrested for possession of marijuana10/16 – Sex offender...
  • Police Disperse Occupy Protesters With Tear Gas (tonight in Oakland)

    10/25/2011 9:53:23 PM PDT · by tcrlaf · 80 replies
    KTVU-TV ^ | 10-25-11 | KTVU-TV
    OAKLAND, Calif. -- Police used tear gas and flash-bang canisters Tuesday night to disperse a group of hundreds of Occupy Oakland protesters that was calling for the crowd to retake Franklin Ogawa Plaza by city hall. The tear gas and flash-bang canisters were used by police at about 7:45 p.m. near the intersection of 14th and Broadway. The crowd of 500-to-1,000 people immediately cleared with people rushing away from the scene with their hands and handkerchiefs covering their faces. KTVU reporter Jana Katsuyama was on the scene when the tear gas was used and said that the gas remained in...
  • PA Riot after Traffic Injury

    09/23/2011 6:11:40 AM PDT · by Eleutheria5 · 17 replies · 1+ views
    Arutz Sheva ^ | 23/9/11 | Maayana Miskin
    A traffic accident involving an Israeli driver and a Palestinian Authority youth sparked a riot on Friday morning near the city of Kiryat Arba. The Arab youth was hit and critically injured by the car at a local gas station. The cause of the accident is not yet clear. As paramedics tended to the youth, PA Arabs from Hevron and nearby towns began to riot and to attack security personnel at the scene. Police made several arrests, but the mob was undeterred. As the riot continued to spiral into violence, police began using rubber bullets to force the crowd away...
  • Radical Rage: Marxist Mob Plans to Occupy Wall Street

    09/17/2011 7:45:16 AM PDT · by clove · 19 replies
    Frontpagemag.com ^ | Sep 16th, 2011 | Matthew Vadum
    The artwork associated with a political movement says a lot about that movement. The US Day of Rage’s Twitter feed features a photo of a defaced ten-dollar bill. Someone has added black hair and a Hitler moustache to Founding Father Alexander Hamilton, whom Congress honored in 1999 as “the man who more than any other designed the Government of the United States.” The Founders as Nazis: that’s what the leftists who plan to occupy Wall Street tomorrow think of the American experiment. It’s not as if the media-savvy organizers of the US Day of Rage don’t understand the significance of...
  • Melee breaks out after teen dance party

    09/12/2011 8:13:59 AM PDT · by WOBBLY BOB · 23 replies
    star tribune ^ | 9-12-11 | NICOLE NORFLEET
    Three people were arrested Saturday night when a melee that a police spokesman described as a "mini-riot" broke out in downtown Minneapolis after a teen dance party. Dozens of police officers from Minneapolis, the State Patrol and other law enforcement agencies responded to a chaotic scene after the Big Bash 2 party, which was held in an exhibition hall next to the Hyatt Regency Hotel at 1300 Nicollet Mall. At about 10 p.m., police responded to a report that hotel security employees were fighting with event-goers, said police spokesman Sgt. William Palmer. Shortly after that, partygoers began moving north on...
  • Cairo Mob Attacked CNN: 'They Were Animals'

    09/11/2011 10:54:06 PM PDT · by Eleutheria5 · 44 replies
    Arutz Sheva ^ | 11/9/11 | Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu
    CNN journalists described the Friday mob that attacked them during the riot at the Israeli embassy as “animals.” One other journalist was called a spy and was almost raped. The worldwide news site reported a scene that brought back ugly memories of the gang rape of CBS reporter Lara Logan earlier this year during the Arab spring uprising against the Mubarak regime. CNN reported that one person in the mob on Friday called Dina Amer, a woman member of another American crew, “a spy.” A CNN producer who is an Egyptian approached to rescue the woman from the rioters, but...
  • A Fight Between Muslims And Police Tuesday Shut Down This New York Amusement Park

    08/31/2011 5:54:56 AM PDT · by blam · 23 replies
    TBI ^ | 8-31-2011 | Robert Johnson
    A Fight Between Muslims And Police Tuesday Shut Down This New York Amusement Park Robert Johnson Aug. 31, 2011, 7:59 AM A fight broke out at Rye Playland Tuesday when Muslim women in headscarves were barred from the park's rides. According to The Daily Greenburgh, 3,000 Muslims celebrating Eid-ul-Fitr, the final day in the Islamic holy month of Ramadan, were visiting the park when women attempted to board rides wearing their hijab. When ride operators enforced the park policy forbidding headgear on rides, and refunds were refused -- a fight broke out. The police were called and 15 people including...
  • Al skips out on riot talk

    08/19/2011 12:37:37 PM PDT · by Nachum · 22 replies
    New York Post ^ | 8/19/11 | ANDY SOLTIS
    The Rev. Al Sharpton abruptly backed out yesterday of a symposium on the 1991 Crown Heights riots after his invitation triggered outrage. Sharpton said he would not appear on a panel discussing the "State of Black-Jewish Relations: Twenty Years After Crown Heights" because it would "pain" Norman Rosenbaum, whose brother Yankel was stabbed to death during four days of rioting. After the invitation to Sunday's symposium at The Hampton Synagogue on Long Island was disclosed, Rosenbaum denounced it as "an absolute disgrace." He said Sharpton's "vile rhetoric incited the rioting."
  • Rev. Al Sharpton may skip riot panel after Jewish groups protest

    08/18/2011 9:03:22 AM PDT · by Nachum · 31 replies
    New York Daily News ^ | 8/18/11 | BY Simone Weichselbaum DAILY NEWS STAFF WRITER
    The Rev. Al Sharpton may skip a panel discussion in the Hamptons on the 1991 Crown Heights riots after Jewish leaders blasted the organizer for inviting him. "I may or may not go. I refuse to play into their extremism," Sharpton said last night. "If it is not an event that will heal, it is not an event that I will partake in." Controversial rabbi-to-the stars Marc Schneier planned the Sunday confab to coincide with the 20th anniversary of the violence in Brooklyn between blacks and Hasidic Jews. Schneier defended his decision to invite Sharpton, saying the event will focus...
  • The Crown Heights Riot 20 Years Ago, The True Story Never Told

    08/17/2011 1:04:58 PM PDT · by Nachum · 21 replies
    Big Journalism ^ | 8/17/11 | Jeff Dunetz
    Twenty years ago this Friday a tragic car accident in Crown Heights Brooklyn escalated into a pogrom against the Jewish people. The media gives it a politically correct description, violence between the area’s Blacks and Jews. However the violence was not two-sided. The Crown Heights riot was an attack on the Jews by the neighborhood’s Caribbean community, fueled in part by Al Sharpton, now an MSNBC host and adviser to President Obama. Black Antisemitism in the Summer of 1991 Jews were a key part of the civil rights movement in the 1960s, when the Reverend Martin Luther King Jr. made...
  • London Riots: The End Result of the Leftist Agenda

    08/11/2011 11:10:57 AM PDT · by Starman417 · 18 replies
    Flopping Aces ^ | 08-11-11 | Curt
    A worker stands guard beside the charred remains of House of Reeves furniture shop in Croydon, south London, which was burnt to the ground in Sunday night's violence. Good editorial by Allister Heath today about the riots and the changes this event, and the poor, lackadaisical response by authorities, has wrought: ...From royal fairytale to banana republic in one summer: it has been a shameful, embarrassing disaster, not just for the tourism industries but also for foreign direct investment. The cost in terms of lost reputation – internationally but also domestically – will be hugely higher than the £100m insurance...
  • Video of locals chasing rioters in London

    08/10/2011 9:02:47 AM PDT · by northmoor · 27 replies
    Russia Today ^ | Aug 10, 2011 | Russia Today
    Locals tired of recreational rioting.
  • Terrified Diners Recount How Armed Gang Stormed London Restaurant

    08/09/2011 8:39:02 PM PDT · by Leaning Right · 76 replies
    Terrified diners in London told Tuesday how rioters brandishing baseball bats smashed their way into a top restaurant and forced them to hand over wedding rings, cell phones and wallets. Staff at two-Michelin-starred The Ledbury, in the affluent west London suburb of Notting Hill, were forced to confront the gang of intruders with rolling pins and kitchen utensils Monday evening in a desperate bid to protect customers. Read more: http://www.foxnews.com/world/2011/08/09/terrified-diners-recount-how-armed-gang-stormed-london-restaurant/#ixzz1UanMjd5W
  • Riot Clean Up Video

    08/09/2011 3:32:17 PM PDT · by NowApproachingMidnight · 1 replies
    Youtube ^ | 8/9/11 | Self
    Watch the video for some inspiration. Now, these folks are like the Tea Party, are they not!
  • A Disarmed Society is a Violent Society

    08/09/2011 3:22:57 PM PDT · by radioone · 15 replies
    Lawrence Person's Battleswarm Blog ^ | 8-9-11 | Lawrence Person
    It’s not yet sunset in the UK, so we don’t know if a fourth night of rioting will follow the first three. But the glee and impunity with which rioters torched and looted large sections of London are an indictment of two beloved project of British and other European elites: a disarmed citizenry and an all-encompassing, cradle-to-grave welfare state. It’s hard to imagine riots of these size going on for days on end in the American South or Midwest simply because so many armed, law-abiding citizens would stand ready to defend their lives, liberty and property. Once you’ve shot a...