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  • Ugly scene as Oakland’s illegal “sideshows” make comeback

    09/23/2013 3:41:20 PM PDT · by artichokegrower · 21 replies
    San Francisco Chronicle ^ | Sep 23, 2013 | Henry K. Lee
    Sideshows are rearing their ugly head once again in Oakland. Take a look at this video shot in the aftermath of a crash during a West Oakland sideshow, showing a hostile crowd accosting a woman they believe was responsible. (Warning: profane language) Oakland police said the incident happened about 4:15 a.m. Saturday on the 2500 block of Middle Harbor Road at the Port of Oakland. A woman in a burgundy Mazda apparently was following too closely as the driver of a white Chevy Camaro was “doing donuts,” or spinning around in circles, which is typical sideshow behavior
  • Dead and circuses: Clown-in-chief Obama calls Benghazi talking points a “sideshow;” Flashback

    05/13/2013 9:57:33 AM PDT · by Nachum · 24 replies
    Michelle Malkin ^ | 5/13/13 | Michelle Malkin
    Oh, yes he just did. At a joint press conference with British PM David Cameron in Washington today, President Obama lied and evaded and obfuscated some more on his Benghazi crime and cover-up. Obama called the swelling uproar over the Etch-a-Sketch YouTube video talking points shilled by U.N. Ambassador Susan Rice, Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, and himself a “sideshow.” Read all about it at Twitchy. Re-watch the “sideshow” yourselves of Obama plying the YouTube falsehood two weeks after the attack. Flashback and cue the circus music:
  • Sideshow 'pandemonium' leaves 3 dead, 3 hurt (Oakland, CA)

    10/19/2009 8:17:39 PM PDT · by Drew68 · 17 replies · 1,197+ views
    SF Gate ^ | 18 Oct 09 | Carolyn Jones
    Three people died early Saturday when their car flipped during an East Oakland sideshow, a weekly spectacle of reckless driving that residents say is terrorizing neighborhoods and growing increasingly lethal. ...snip... "It was pandemonium. Smoke, cars, noise, bodies on the ground," said Chere Turk, who lives in the apartment adjacent to the crash site and was awakened by the chaos. "These sideshows are crazy. It always ends with someone dead." East Oakland is still reeling from a hit-and-run on Friday that killed 11-year-old Alana Williams as she crossed 64th Avenue to get to school. Alana was struck as she walked...