“God bless them[Occupiers] for their spontaneity. It’s independent people coming (together), it’s young, it’s spontaneous, it’s focused and it’s going to be effective.” ~ Nancy Pelosi
As part of their two-day “Oakland Rise-Up Festival,” hundreds of occupiers stated at the beginning of the day that they were going to break into an empty convention center to draw attention to homelessness since empty buildings are owned by 1%ers.
The occupy website said if they [occupiers] weren’t intent on going to inflict damage and confront cops, they shouldn’t bother coming.
They then went crazy throughout Oakland.
Occupiers tore down fencing, destroyed construction equipment, hurled rocks, bottles, spray cans and metal pipes, and other items at police and into the center area. Later, they broke into the city hall, damaged items and destroyed a flag. They taunted police verbally, calling them “pigs.” They tried to enter a children’s museum, and a YMCA, and interfered with traffic.
After coming armed and with garbage cans (painted with peace signs) as shields, they had the audacity to claim they were intent on being peaceful were it not for the pigs, I mean police. The police responded by deploying smoke, tear gas and bean bag rounds. The mayhem continued all day and night.
City Administrator Deanna Santanta said, “These demonstrators stated their intention was to provoke officers and engage in illegal activity and that’s exactly what has occurred today.”
Interim Police Chief Howard Jordan said about 300 arrests were made.
They should consider protesting on Nancy Pelosi’s plantation just across the water in Sausalito since she is a 1%er. Why are they damaging an area where poor and middle class live?
Mayor Jean Quan, who has been one of the OWS most supportive advocates – even bringing her children to the OWS’ lair – tried to say it was only a small rebellious segment, not the real OWS. The groups started with about 300 and swelled to 1,000 to 2,000 off-and-on during the day. That’s not a small segment, that’s them! Quan’s a dingbat and a dishonest one at that.
This Socialist in This Video Thinks He Strikes A Good Balance Between Violence and Non-Violence, Mainly Leaning Towards Violence to Accomplish Their Goal of Overthrowing the System. He Has the Unmitigated Gall to Compare Himself to Nelson Mandela & MLK Jr. His father is an Irish Socialist so why don’t they go over to Ireland, oh, that’s right, because the Socialists in Ireland used up all their money.
Gateway Pundit pointed out two particularly sickening sections. One at 3:40 in which the speaker wants to push a moralistic approach aside for what is effective. Then at 6:38, the seditionist speaker calls for violence and overthrow to loud applause.