I know this has been everywhere the last couple days. But just in case you missed it:
There’s a petition to sign. And SFist published a powerful followup story. Plus there’s this:
UPDATE: Also, this.
Houses and cars are not cheap and not everyone is able to buy it. However, home loans was invented to support people in such kind of situations.
Thanks for your insight, bro. You pinpointed the focus of OWS and other protests for us idiots. What are your thoughts on other big issues, we’re dying to know. Also, check your subject-verb agreement before you drop philosophical bombs on us so your point is not lost in a mire of shitty grammar.
i love replies to spam comments before we have a chance to get to them. makes me think we should just let a few through occasionally for fun!
I was thinking the same thing! But then I got distracted by this amazing offer for sexual pepper spray.
Wait, isn’t Delia28Hester going to come back to us with more information? I’d love to no more about how I can get cheap home loans online with N0 F335!
Boomtime on their faces.
Just doing his job. Calm down people.
Yep, the job of the police is to violently enforce the will of the rich, so you are correct. That’s why cops are the enemy. Sure there are a few good ones, but most of them are “just following orders” when it comes to crushing peaceful protests.
BULLSHIT! That’s a can of febreze.
Have you ever been sprayed in the face with Febreeze??? No bueno.
I have and I must say, it’s refreshingly painful.
Protip: kombucha tea negates pepper spray.
+ fire away
- fat cops bother me
those kids could have kicked that can out of his hand; look how loosely he’s holding it
This guy isn’t even a real cop he’s a rent a cop for the uni……The below comment was posted by a moron…Call someone else next time your indie pop listening ass is being harassed by one of the real 99 percent….God damn trust fund babies,dancing in their hippie drum circles…
(Yep, the job of the police is to violently enforce the will of the rich, so you are correct. That’s why cops are the enemy. Sure there are a few good ones, but most of them are “just following orders” when it comes to crushing peaceful protests.)
The next time you’re the victim of a crime please don’t call 911. Just pick up a phone book and dial someone at random, the chances are good that it’ll be a 99%er, and ask them to come to your aid. Let us now how many minutes it takes for a complete stranger to show up to assist you.
(@Jay) UC campus police departments are full-service, state-run law enforcement agencies under California Penal Code 830.2(b). Officers are essentially state police. They are trained the same as city and county police. They follow the same rules of engagement. They can brutalize and shoot you with impunity the same as any other “real” cops. And yes, their mission is to violently enforce the will of the rich, which includes silencing any challenge to the status quo. (@ TC) The fact that this includes making society safe – for commerce and to ensure that the upper middle class can comfortably sleep at night – is only a collateral benefit to the rest of us.
“They can brutalize and shoot you with impunity” WRONG.
“their mission is to violently enforce the will of the rich, which includes silencing any challenge to the status quo.” WRONG.
“The fact that this includes making society safe – for commerce and to ensure that the upper middle class can comfortably sleep at night – is only a collateral benefit to the rest of us.” WRONG.
You are entitled to your opinion, however misguided it may be, but please understand if you attempt to present said statements as fact you should provide citations so I may see where you get your “facts” from for myself.
Pretty blatantly a violation of the case law precedent on use of Pepper Spray. See Headwaters Forest v. Humboldt County (US 9th Circuit Court of Appeals)
Some choice quotes from that decisions:
“ The protestors were nonviolent and unarmed. None were physically menacing.  They posed no danger to themselves. A reasonable factfinder could have concluded that using pepper spray bore no reasonable relation to the need for force.
 That the defendants were frustrated by the protestors was irrelevant.  The reasonableness of a use of force must be judged from the perspective of a reasonable officer on the scene. ”
“The use of pepper spray is not reasonable simply because police have the legitimate objective of making an arrest. A rational juror could have concluded that the nonviolent trespass did not render pepper spray necessary to effect the arrests.”
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