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2012-08-26 03:24:31 AM  
4 votes:

Weaver95: I really hope this is exaggeration or something taken out of context.


The inmates held at one jail have been moved to other jails in the same county (there is more than one jail in Hillsborough county). No sentenced inmates have been released on bond, that is simply not legal. The article is wrong.

There have been no arrests related to the RNC in Hillsborough county, There have been two tangentially related in Pinellas county - you can see the RNC bookings at a special link on the jail's website.

The Hillsborough county jail website may also be queried as well here.

The jail has added more staff, and increased medical staff to more rapidly process persons arrested into and out of the jail. As most crimes will be very minor additional seats in the waiting room, as well as additional telephones have been added so those arrested need not go to a cell, but arrange their release in the waiting room to get them home as quickly as possible.

Another local news station noted that if they have the same number of arrests the person arrested could be processed into and out of the jail in just 20 minutes. All misdemeanors have scheduled bonds as do many felonies. In Pinellas there is a similar bond schedule, and they have streamlined their ROR procedures down to a few hours.

As an example of the efficiency of the jail before these upgrades were implement look at the processing of a Occupy Tampa protester who was arrested in January. She was booked at about 10:30PM and out just before 3AM, not too bad - 5 hours. These upgrades should improve that and get people back to what they want to be doing rather than sitting in jail. (she had 1 count dropped, and entered a deferred prosecution program for the second and successfully completed it without a conviction record.)

The public defender has all hands on deck to help those arrested immediately upon their entry into the jail. The Clerk of the Court is also moving staff temporarily to the jail and advisory and arraignments will be handled virtually around the clock.

A less hyperbolic article may be found at a local television station, BayNews9.

Remember, the jail does not arrest anyone, they simply process those arrested and their goal is to get those who can be released out as quickly as possible.
2012-08-26 01:23:56 AM  
3 votes:

GAT_00: Just how bad of a person am I for kinda hoping a RNC delegate has a crime committed upon them because of this?


the hurricane hits. a couple of high ranking GOP types stumble out into the storm, get lost and mixed up in the crowd with a bunch of protesters. the cops sweep 'em all up and put them all in the same jail cell. due to power outages and storm related chaos...identities are not verified for three weeks. the Republicans are left in general population, to experience the full extent of their preferred form of merciless justice.

I wonder how they handle it?
2012-08-26 12:07:12 PM  
2 votes:

clowncar on fire: How are you defining unprovoked?


ournewsviews.com
2012-08-26 11:19:08 AM  
2 votes:

clowncar on fire: BronyMedic: feckingmorons: If anyone solicits another to commit a crime and it is witnessed by police (an on-view or probable cause arrest) they will most certainly be taken to jail. The police had a sweep of prostitutes last week in preparation. If anyone, delegate or not, breaks the law they will be arrested. No get out of jail free cards for anyone. Tampa's mayor is a Democrat and the police chief is as well ( and her domestic partner is too). They are as no nonsense on crime as any Republican.

Well, and it's not a crime - so let's not pretend I'm saying that, I'm just curious how many M4M postings are going go pop up suddenly on the local Craigslist site when the convention gets into full swing.

Gawker did a story on the last one on how they suddenly had hundreds of those ads, and a sudden surge in people using certain apps designed to find a quick gay hook-up at your hotel.

/not that it would suprise me to find a bunch of closeted gay republicans.

Maybe the surge in liberal gay protestors has all those M4M posters happily picking away at their keys.

See? More than one can pay at this game.


Liberal gays don't need to advertise on CL. They tend to congregate in locations that cater to them. Publicly.

Gay GOPers, on the other hand, hide their preferences and lie about it publicly. That's why they're constantly getting busted and caught on CL and bus stations and airport restrooms and rest stops and all the other spots that gays used to hang out before the majority started taking pride in their preferences.

In short: ONLY GAY REPUBLICANS WOULD BE ON CRAIG'S LIST.
2012-08-26 10:56:04 AM  
2 votes:
There is a lot of difference between a bunch of career criminals and attendees of the GOP convention.

One is a group of people that you would not trust around your children, your wallet or your house.

The other is a bunch of career criminals.
2012-08-26 10:29:15 AM  
2 votes:

shotglasss: Do try to keep up.


Son, the only one around here who needs to try to keep up is you. You're either an ignorant, paranoid manchild exposed to too much right wing media machine outrage, or you're a loser who enjoys antagonizing threads with utterly baseless claims, non-existent reasoning, and inflammatory bait.

Either way, you've got a long way to go in life. I pity you, almost.
2012-08-26 07:44:02 AM  
2 votes:

shotglasss: If OWS people are there, they prey on each other. Rapes, killings, drugs, public pooping, and all the other stuff the left is known for will be on full display. They won't bother the delegates too much if they fear those people are armed.


LOL. Holy shiat.
2012-08-26 07:43:01 AM  
2 votes:

Yet another example of Right-Wing Authoritarians becoming worried about a supposed danger, and doing their very best to amplify the situation. That way, they get to prove their worries correct, usually by being the more aggressive gang and starting the the conflicts themselves.

...both northern and southern California still "braced for invasion." This was because various elements of the press had managed to convince each other that there were actually five hundred to a thousand Hell's Angels -- so when only two hundred showed up at Bass Lake both the news media and the police felt certain the others would strike somewhere else.

[...]

But it was the same old story: the police were expecting at least five hundred savages coming in for a rumble; roadblocks would detain them, but for how long? And what then? The idea that the Angels would ride two hundred miles for a party and then be turned back by a roadblock ten miles from their destination was obviously wishful thinking. There would surely be violence, a bloody clash on a major highway, with holiday traffic backed up for miles. The alternative was to let them pass, but that too was fraught with tragic possibilities. It was a certified conundrum, a rooty challenge to the legal and social machinery of Madera County.

[...]

The police, in their wisdom, had managed to pile up at least a hundred bikes at the roadblock -- where the restraining orders were ceremoniously handed out -- and then released them all at once. So instead of arriving in quiet knots, the outlaws crested the hill in a great body ... howling, hooting, waving bandanas and presenting the citizens with a really terrifying spectacle.

- HST, in "Hell's Angels"
2012-08-26 07:39:14 AM  
2 votes:

shotglasss: GAT_00: Just how bad of a person am I for kinda hoping a RNC delegate has a crime committed upon them because of this?

That makes you normal for a liberal.


the difference is the self awareness. a "conservative" would never worry about how bad a person they might be for thinking the same thing about a liberal
2012-08-26 07:26:36 AM  
2 votes:
Myth: People are going to be put in prison simply for calmly and rationally protesting the GOP!

Reality: People are going to be put in jail for being disruptive and intentionally provoking incidents so they can whine about them later.
2012-08-26 07:20:03 AM  
2 votes:
oh and for those keeping score...the police quashing dissent is an actual first amendment violation.
2012-08-26 07:11:13 AM  
2 votes:
Protesters should remember that you can stand your ground and have no responsibility to retreat. You can shoot to kill if you think your life is threatened.
2012-08-26 06:28:07 AM  
2 votes:
RELEASE BARBABAS!!
2012-08-26 03:27:16 AM  
2 votes:

SilentStrider: kmmontandon: Or to free up space for all the Republicans caught soliciting prostitutes (male or otherwise).

Nah. They'd never see the inside of a jail cell.


If anyone solicits another to commit a crime and it is witnessed by police (an on-view or probable cause arrest) they will most certainly be taken to jail. The police had a sweep of prostitutes last week in preparation. If anyone, delegate or not, breaks the law they will be arrested. No get out of jail free cards for anyone. Tampa's mayor is a Democrat and the police chief is as well ( and her domestic partner is too). They are as no nonsense on crime as any Republican.
2012-08-26 01:25:25 AM  
2 votes:
How republican of them.

Will they at least give the protesters a Freedom Cage twenty blocks away in which to demonstrate?
2012-08-27 09:59:09 AM  
1 vote:

liam76: gimmegimme: OMG....the crowd CHANTED? I hope the cops' riot gear was chant-proof.

I don't care that they chanted, I care that they made demands while actively trying to prevent the police from leaving with prisoners.

This is pretty clear if you aren't pants on the head retarted, or dishonest. Which is it?


gimmegimme: We get it. You don't care about the Constitution or the founding principles of this country

I get it. You don't understand what "peaceable" means, nor can you grasp a few hundred years of case law supporting time, place manner restrictions on protests and when confronted with someone who tries to help you out with yoru glaring ignorance you lie or play dumb about their position.

Have fun with that.


When you read Fahrenheit 451, do you root for the Firemen?
2012-08-26 08:41:18 PM  
1 vote:

Dow Jones and the Temple of Doom: Also, you're aware that there is no constitutionally-protected "right to protest", right?


This should end the conversation right here and solidify your status as a moron. Hint: it's in the 1st.
2012-08-26 07:52:49 PM  
1 vote:

gimmegimme: Dow Jones and the Temple of Doom: gimmegimme: Dow Jones and the Temple of Doom: gimmegimme: Lee Jackson Beauregard: clowncar on fire: Protest signs are a valid form of free speech unless you include any of Carlin's seven deadly words, pictures of guns and hang nooses, or out and out promises of threat.

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Shoot. I skipped that part of his stupidity. What about protestors who bring ACTUAL GUNS and other weapons in addition to simply bringing signs?

Look at all of these assholes who were undoubtedly pepper sprayed:

They weren't pepper sprayed because they weren't being purposefully antagonistic towards the police. They didn't hurl bags of poop or bottles, and they obeyed police orders.

How could the Irvine victims throw poop with their arms locked together?

I was responding to the photos of the teabaggers you posted, along with your comment about them not being pepper sprayed.

The Irvine protestors didn't throw poop, however they did block a walkway that students were trying to use and they were causing a safety hazard, and they did not comply with several requests to move from the walkway.

ZOMG! I don't want to have to walk 50 extra feet because other people are exercising their First Amendment rights.

What kind of American are you?


You've done a great job at turning this exchange away from the initial subject - the fact that teabaggers don't seem to be mistreated by the polic at their protestse - and towards the UC Irvine pepper spray incident.

I assume this is because I sufficiently explained why the teabaggers aren't mistreated, and instead of admitting that you were wrong, you just decided to deflect. So, good job with that, but I see its pointless to engage you in adult discourse. Carry on with your pseudo-political theatrics.
2012-08-26 07:30:41 PM  
1 vote:

gibbon1: clowncar on fire: Protesting doesn't get you tazed so much as how you protest.

Sure ask a different question than the one they candidate approved, gets you ejected. Protesting outside of the fenced in 'free speech zone' gets you arrested. Not to mention that often the guy throwing bottles at the cops is an under cover cop himself.


Can you post links to the news articles from whence you gleaned those facts?

Oh, you made that shiat up, oh well no need for facts if you live in a fantasy world.
2012-08-26 07:16:33 PM  
1 vote:

clowncar on fire: gibbon1: Anyone else think it's interesting that Phelps and his wack'a'doodles can protest soldiers funerals, but protesting the G20 or heckling politicians will get you the tazer?

Full circle.

Protesting doesn't get you tazed so much as how you protest.

Phelps group are legal professionals who understand the limitations of the law and are smart enough not to violate them.

Your average street protester is clueless about what constitutes a threat, obstruction of justice, or what defines free speech.

Asides from valuable skills like writing checks, how to wear a rubber, and soup can opening, maybe higher education can add How To Protest Within the Confines of the Law to their list of basic life skills.


Isn't that a quote from Thomas Jefferson?

Jesus Christ, does any right-winger care about the founding principles of this country?

www.ushistory.org

Don't worry; the British were in the right. The American assholes were protesting in a non-sanctioned manner.
2012-08-26 04:55:44 PM  
1 vote:

Keizer_Ghidorah: feckingmorons: Keizer_Ghidorah: He broke a law against sex in public restrooms.

No he didn't. The sex act took place in a wooded area. Do you know anything about the case or do you stick up for every child molester?

If you were a parent would you want your 2 year old or 17 year old to be sexually abused by a 56 year old man? Or would you prefer old perverts stay away from your kids?

Okay, a public place. Calm your ass down. Same difference.

There you keep going with "abuse", "molester", "pervert", etc. Thropw in as many words as possible to show your righteous hatred, like you're doing your best to convince yourself how right you are. Anyway, to the question: my 2-year-old? Well, since it's a toddler and stupid, I wouldn't let people have sex with it. My 17-year-old, who would hopefully be intelligent and educated by then? If it's horny and finds someone to have fun with, and it's legal, here's a condom/diaphram and a "Be careful".


So is your answer yes, it is OK for 56 year old men to have sex with 17 year old boys.

Yet you think I'm insane.

Even the pervert that did it thinks it is wrong as demonstrated by he withdrawal from the ballot.

You're defending the indefensible.
2012-08-26 04:51:26 PM  
1 vote:
JerkyMeat:

www.thesneeze.com

GOPers, you are the biggest enemy of this nation!
2012-08-26 04:30:01 PM  
1 vote:

Keizer_Ghidorah: Gibbons are lesser apes and pretty far from the great apes of which we are. And if humans were truly monogamous, then why is there so much sex with multiple partners which has been hapening since before recorded history?


So you are in favor of adult males having sex with minors because we are Great Apes, and people have had multiple sex partners since before recorded history (which is odd because if it is before it was recorded how do you know)?

I wonder how the parents of the boy feel about the Great Apes theory.
2012-08-26 03:35:48 PM  
1 vote:

clowncar on fire: Keizer_Ghidorah: Dow Jones and the Temple of Doom: gimmegimme: Dow Jones and the Temple of Doom: gimmegimme: Lee Jackson Beauregard: clowncar on fire: Protest signs are a valid form of free speech unless you include any of Carlin's seven deadly words, pictures of guns and hang nooses, or out and out promises of threat.

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Shoot. I skipped that part of his stupidity. What about protestors who bring ACTUAL GUNS and other weapons in addition to simply bringing signs?

Look at all of these assholes who were undoubtedly pepper sprayed:

They weren't pepper sprayed because they weren't being purposefully antagonistic towards the police. They didn't hurl bags of poop or bottles, and they obeyed police orders.

How could the Irvine victims throw poop with their arms locked together?

I was responding to the photos of the teabaggers you posted, along with your comment about them not being pepper sprayed.

The Irvine protestors didn't throw poop, however they did block a walkway that students were trying to use and they were causing a safety hazard, and they did not comply with several requests to move from the walkway.

They were there on a day with no classes, and anyone who needed to get to the buildings could take three steps to the side and walk past on the grass.

If we are referring to the protestors sitting abreast the walkway- 1) they should have kept moving. I know it takes a little work to keep pumping those legs, but at least you're not intentionally blocking a route, no matter how easy you believe it is to just go arround you 2) they are seated abreast for maximum inconvenience so there is intent to obstruct a walkway. Otherwise, wouln't have been more fun just to sit in a circle and having staring contests when things got boring. They also had the option of sitting side by side along the direction of the path rather than perpendicular to it. Again indicates conspiracy to obstruct 3) they had the option to stand up an ...


The cops easily stepped over them several times before they were sprayed. Surely they were such an impassable obstacle.

The point of a protest is civil disobedience. They were being peaceful with their protest, and were attacked for it. I also doubt any of them wanted to be "famous", but people like you always feel the need to ascribe that to anyone who ends up in the news for any reason.
2012-08-26 03:17:37 PM  
1 vote:

Dow Jones and the Temple of Doom: gimmegimme: Dow Jones and the Temple of Doom: gimmegimme: Lee Jackson Beauregard: clowncar on fire: Protest signs are a valid form of free speech unless you include any of Carlin's seven deadly words, pictures of guns and hang nooses, or out and out promises of threat.

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Shoot. I skipped that part of his stupidity. What about protestors who bring ACTUAL GUNS and other weapons in addition to simply bringing signs?

Look at all of these assholes who were undoubtedly pepper sprayed:

They weren't pepper sprayed because they weren't being purposefully antagonistic towards the police. They didn't hurl bags of poop or bottles, and they obeyed police orders.

How could the Irvine victims throw poop with their arms locked together?

I was responding to the photos of the teabaggers you posted, along with your comment about them not being pepper sprayed.

The Irvine protestors didn't throw poop, however they did block a walkway that students were trying to use and they were causing a safety hazard, and they did not comply with several requests to move from the walkway.


They were there on a day with no classes, and anyone who needed to get to the buildings could take three steps to the side and walk past on the grass.
2012-08-26 02:50:50 PM  
1 vote:
Every bit of public land should be a "free speech zone". The fact they set up protest areas is just disgusting. As long as the protestor is not violating a law by protesting (i.e. disrupting traffic by standing in the middle of the street), they have every right to protest on any public owned land for any reason they want.
2012-08-26 01:52:03 PM  
1 vote:
While it may be true that what you describe has happened, the majority... the VAST majority... as in over 98%... of people getting dragged away in hand cuffs were the result of the protesters themselves following the age old idea of provoke a response, get a response, whine about the response. These events turn in to problems because the people who showed up at them came to create problems. They're not there to simply stand in an orderly fashion holding signs and following the rules, they're there to create as much chaos and trouble as they can, and then whine like small children when somebody tells them they can't.

Do they like pay you to spout that shiat?
2012-08-26 01:32:09 PM  
1 vote:

m2313: Gandhian strategies have not historically worked in the US; in fact, they haven't really worked on a mass scale since the civil rights movement.


I remember the XL pipeline being shut down last year. I also remember OWS changing the national debate to one of inequality. Depends on what you think of as "working" and i guess the media you adhere too.
2012-08-26 01:28:35 PM  
1 vote:

clowncar on fire: Protest signs are a valid form of free speech unless you include any of Carlin's seven deadly words, pictures of guns and hang nooses, or out and out promises of threat.


i860.photobucket.com
2012-08-26 01:24:16 PM  
1 vote:
"Agitators and Anarchists." Sounds like cop foreplay before an orgy of violence to me.

Also, that's a real interesting term for a bunch of liberals holding signs, which is mostly what your'e going to see.
2012-08-26 12:44:42 PM  
1 vote:

m2313: Your pacifism won't save you.


"First they ignore you, then they ridicule you, then they fight you, and then you win."

― Mahatma Gandhi
2012-08-26 12:38:00 PM  
1 vote:

clowncar on fire: Protestors being pepper sprayed after refusing to leave (and probably being verbally abusive as well) and continuing remain after being warned is a whole different ball of wax, and I expect, as an adult, you'd know the difference as well.


The guide prohibits the use of pepper spray against subjects who don't actively resist.

Right, because if some abusive language was used it is ok to then pepper spray someone for sitting "aggressively". History is full of police abuse when it comes to protest, you need only look to the amount of money St. Paul had to fork out due to lawsuits resulting from the last RNC convension where the police state cracked down. Or you could look at labor disputes in the 1920s, or civil rights marches in the 1960s. If you challenge the status quo you will get beat down by the blugeon. And sycophants like you will defend them.
2012-08-26 12:33:00 PM  
1 vote:

clowncar on fire: gimmegimme: Magruda: clowncar on fire: Can we see the part where they were first asked to move along several times, then warned a few more times, before I get to answer?

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Wow, that one's messed up. It reminds me of the awful psychological damage to the victims of the Kent State shooting. Those poor cops were forced to listen to young people protesting before they took care of the situation.

Ohio State was months of tension finally culmonating in an act of brutality.

Protestors being pepper sprayed after refusing to leave (and probably being verbally abusive as well) and continuing remain after being warned is a whole different ball of wax, and I expect, as an adult, you'd know the difference as well.

What's messed up would be your inability to see the difference.


You mean Kent State.

What evidence do you have the students were verbally abusive? Can you demonstrate that the police were right to ask the students to leave? Were they hurting anyone? Were they a danger to public safety? Have you even seen the many videos of the incident?

More importantly, why don't you care about the rights of the students peaceably to assemble, and to petition the Government for a redress of grievances?
2012-08-26 11:31:02 AM  
1 vote:

PsiChick: Happy Hours: This is bullshiat- if the convention were in Denver I'd show up to protest but not necessarily in line with the Occupy people. I'd like to protest the fact that the Republican party has gone batshiat insane and no longer represent the values of true conservatives.

Fark Romney and the other idiots they considered nominating this year.

Where the hell is this OWS stuff coming from? They've fizzled out already. The entire place is going to be people like you, or liberals agreeing with you.

/You guys won. OWS is completely irrelevant. Good job. Now please STFU about it, we don't need another boogieman. We've got enough already.


I don't think OWS is gone, but I've heard nothing to suggest they'll be anywhere near Tampa. They seem to be after the puppet masters, not the puppets.
2012-08-26 11:15:09 AM  
1 vote:

gimmegimme: mycatisposter: Political protesters are the lamest bunch of losers. Protesting a convention of people that share similar political beliefs among themselves simply because you disagree with their views? I guess voting just ain't enough (assuming more than 5% of protesters actually vote).

1/10


You're generous. No misspellings, no gratuitous references to 'second amendment solutions', corrent punctuation and grammar throughout.

And worst of all, it's boring. His biggest jab is that protesters don't vote. I mean, wtf, son?
2012-08-26 10:22:04 AM  
1 vote:
Thanks for the gigantic metaphor of what Romney will do to the country if he's elected.
2012-08-26 10:03:40 AM  
1 vote:

Rich Cream: Please note that when you are watching the video next week of the start of the beat-down and you see a couple of plastic bottles flying in a high lazy arc through the air, with the caps off so half the water spills out, as they come wobbly falling onto the helmeted heads of the riot police, that you did not see someone throwing those bottles AT the cops. They were throwing it so the cops have an excuse to bust heads.

If the bottle is capped, filled and HURLED DIRECTLY at the cops then it was truly from the crowd.

You'll see.


yeah agent provocateurs are an age old ruse.
2012-08-26 09:58:48 AM  
1 vote:
Please note that when you are watching the video next week of the start of the beat-down and you see a couple of plastic bottles flying in a high lazy arc through the air, with the caps off so half the water spills out, as they come wobbly falling onto the helmeted heads of the riot police, that you did not see someone throwing those bottles AT the cops. They were throwing it so the cops have an excuse to bust heads.

If the bottle is capped, filled and HURLED DIRECTLY at the cops then it was truly from the crowd.

You'll see.
2012-08-26 09:58:39 AM  
1 vote:

smitty04: cc_rider: It's boggles the mind that anyone in this country can imagine protestors behaving any worse than the Republican party has been, for the past 12 years.

Democratic Convention 1968 Chicago
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Are you implying those folks were trying to goad the government into a costly and ruinous war and advocating policies that increased income disparity in the country?
2012-08-26 09:09:34 AM  
1 vote:

randomjsa: While it may be true that what you describe has happened, the majority... the VAST majority... as in over 98%... of people getting dragged away in hand cuffs were the result of the protesters themselves following the age old idea of provoke a response, get a response, whine about the response. These events turn in to problems because the people who showed up at them came to create problems. They're not there to simply stand in an orderly fashion holding signs and following the rules, they're there to create as much chaos and trouble as they can, and then whine like small children when somebody tells them they can't.


www.dtvusaforum.com
Please. Do go on.........
2012-08-26 09:08:02 AM  
1 vote:

jpo2269: This is an outrage because the only people protesting will be peaceful and not break any shiat..


Wouldn't surprise me if the ones who start the trouble are wearing normal clothes and police boots.
2012-08-26 08:57:36 AM  
1 vote:
Did they let the prostitutes out?
2012-08-26 08:48:27 AM  
1 vote:
something something REAL CRIMINALS ARE IN CONGRESS. Looks like we're taking the highway to the danger zone.
2012-08-26 08:48:12 AM  
1 vote:

shotglasss: DrBenway: On the other hand, all the petty criminals they're releasing will be free to prey on the delegates, so they've got going for them. Which is nice.

If OWS people are there, they prey on each other. Rapes, killings, drugs, public pooping, and all the other stuff the left is known for will be on full display. They won't bother the delegates too much if they fear those people are armed.


Well done, was that copy directly written by Free Republic or did you use refrigerator magnets to synthesize that?
2012-08-26 08:47:39 AM  
1 vote:
Shotglass:

So your primary defining characteristic of a liberal is someone who identifies their opponent as enemy, characterizes them as morally inferior as a class, and spends their discourse on collective character attacks.

How very interesting.

/hint - This post is a mirror. Look in it.
2012-08-26 08:37:39 AM  
1 vote:
Quite a few trolls this early on a Sunday morning... anyone want to link a video of the 'libs' booing a flag, or is that more crap being spewed?

/din't worry, I know the answer... this site has been taken by trolls and liars
2012-08-26 08:36:03 AM  
1 vote:

TV's Vinnie: Myth: Protests turn into riots all on their own

Reality: Cops go off at the drop of a hat, rushing in with horse and tear gas at the slightest hint of trouble.


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So basically your contention is that somehow peaceful and non-problematic protests/public gatherings go off without a hitch all the time. Examples include Tea Party events, events run by people like Al Sharpton or the NAACP, the events held by Glenn Beck or Stewart/Colbert, and a dozen others I could name but mysteriously and magically the police suddenly "provoke" problems at other events.

Wake up and smell what you're shoveling.

While it may be true that what you describe has happened, the majority... the VAST majority... as in over 98%... of people getting dragged away in hand cuffs were the result of the protesters themselves following the age old idea of provoke a response, get a response, whine about the response. These events turn in to problems because the people who showed up at them came to create problems. They're not there to simply stand in an orderly fashion holding signs and following the rules, they're there to create as much chaos and trouble as they can, and then whine like small children when somebody tells them they can't.
2012-08-26 08:29:53 AM  
1 vote:

Sudlow: randomjsa

"Reality: People are going to be put in jail for being disruptive and intentionally provoking incidents so they can whine about them later."

I just spent a few minutes at the Occupy Tampa page on FB. They are not planning for a peaceful time.


i28.photobucket.com

Non-violent direct action? Oh, the horror! 

Better they should be starting wars under false pretenses, and destroying our economy while enriching themselves, by making shiatty loans and investments.
2012-08-26 08:16:22 AM  
1 vote:
Well, left wing hippie solcialists do seem to have a hard time controlling themselves when they protest. Just look at all the damage and mayhem all the Occupy idiots caused. Sounds like clearing out a little space for them is a good measure.
2012-08-26 08:11:32 AM  
1 vote:

gimmegimme: enry: Hobodeluxe: shotglasss: GAT_00: Just how bad of a person am I for kinda hoping a RNC delegate has a crime committed upon them because of this?

That makes you normal for a liberal.

the difference is the self awareness. a "conservative" would never worry about how bad a person they might be for thinking the same thing about a liberal

And get applause at an RNC debate.

Hey, don't stereotype. Sometimes GOP audiences boo. Like when they see a gay soldier.


Liberal audiences boo, too. Like when they see an American flag that isn't burning.
2012-08-26 08:10:16 AM  
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enry: Hobodeluxe: shotglasss: GAT_00: Just how bad of a person am I for kinda hoping a RNC delegate has a crime committed upon them because of this?

That makes you normal for a liberal.

the difference is the self awareness. a "conservative" would never worry about how bad a person they might be for thinking the same thing about a liberal

And get applause at an RNC debate.


Hey, don't stereotype. Sometimes GOP audiences boo. Like when they see a gay soldier.
2012-08-26 07:47:43 AM  
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shotglasss: DrBenway: On the other hand, all the petty criminals they're releasing will be free to prey on the delegates, so they've got going for them. Which is nice.

If OWS people are there, they prey on each other. Rapes, killings, drugs, public pooping, and all the other stuff the left is known for will be on full display. They won't bother the delegates too much if they fear those people are armed.


why the handle shotglasss? do you like to drink whiskey?
2012-08-26 07:38:48 AM  
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I honestly would like to know if other conventions resemble a fascist post-apocalyptic dystopian future as much as this one does. Citizen.
2012-08-26 07:33:51 AM  
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GAT_00: Just how bad of a person am I for kinda hoping a RNC delegate has a crime committed upon them because of this?


That makes you normal for a liberal.
2012-08-26 07:29:55 AM  
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what would be funny though is that if the protesters were outfitted with every legal piece of armor and weaponry available to private citizens courtesy of the NRA

could you imagine the cops reaction to thousands of people with AR15s,gas masks,body armor,gas grenades and such? Now that might get a discussion going.
2012-08-26 07:29:51 AM  
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You people. You scream that you want more government, and now that you are getting more government you're sobbing hysterically.
2012-08-26 07:29:16 AM  
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This...is NOT satire? Oh jeez. *facepalm*
2012-08-26 07:27:03 AM  
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This is how America will be if republicans win. They want to complete the Bush plan of stripping away your rights and turning the U.S. into a police state.
2012-08-26 07:16:51 AM  
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If I went I would have a sign with

FREE PUSSY RIOT

on it.
2012-08-26 06:46:12 AM  
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But now they're free to vote democrat.

/I'm a lefty/libertarian
//Gobama!
2012-08-26 06:38:23 AM  
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Nah, it's to free up space for all those family values Real Americans trying to pay for some man on man action.
2012-08-26 06:35:24 AM  
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This is bullshiat- if the convention were in Denver I'd show up to protest but not necessarily in line with the Occupy people. I'd like to protest the fact that the Republican party has gone batshiat insane and no longer represent the values of true conservatives.

Fark Romney and the other idiots they considered nominating this year.
2012-08-26 01:50:59 AM  
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GAT_00: Just how bad of a person am I for kinda hoping a RNC delegate has a crime committed upon them because of this?


Probably not worse than usual. You're already a bad person.
2012-08-26 01:40:22 AM  
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cdn04.cdn.thesuperficial.com

"People of Tampa! This is your liberation!"
2012-08-26 01:29:23 AM  
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brianbankerus: How republican of them.

Will they at least give the protesters a Freedom Cage twenty blocks away in which to demonstrate?


I'm pretty sure the cops will suspend the bill of rights for the duration of the hurricane. Because um...danger and stuff.
2012-08-26 01:18:56 AM  
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Just how bad of a person am I for kinda hoping a RNC delegate has a crime committed upon them because of this?
2012-08-26 01:06:51 AM  
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SilentStrider: kmmontandon: Or to free up space for all the Republicans caught soliciting prostitutes (male or otherwise).

Nah. They'd never see the inside of a jail cell.


Too bad for them. Then the buttsex would be free!
2012-08-26 12:53:12 AM  
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By Monday night, it will be hard to tell the visitors from the parolees anyway.

/they don't keep records of anything in Florida
2012-08-26 12:46:27 AM  
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Because Florida legitimately wants to help people.
2012-08-26 12:28:42 AM  
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Now, now, noiw, subby, you have SUCH bad suspicions about the GOP's ulterior motives.

In reality, these are the people that the God fearing Police Forces are going to use to justify ketteling and then "dispersing" the "subversives", so that we won't have to make an example out of "Real Americans".

I'd hate to be stuck in Tampa, in any case.
2012-08-26 12:16:59 AM  
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priorities.
 
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