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Dakotas owe their Mercenary Nat’l Guard and other Pigs $38 million

They want the federal government to pay for it. But, hey, they VOLUNTARY assaulted the Water Protectors, VOLUNTARILY tear gassed, beat with clubs, arrested on bogus charges, blew off a woman’s arm playing with their grenades, it was the decision … Continue reading

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North Dakota police are using grenades against Standing Rock DAPL protesters

STANDING ROCK, ND- Morton County sheriff deputies have admitted using STING GRENADES against the Standing Rock water protectors on Nov 22, which are suspected to have caused the serious injury which may result in 21-year-old activist Sophia Wilansky losing her … Continue reading

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Petition for the Move 9 political prisoners

This has huge connotations and similarities with the Standing Rock and Wounded Knee occupations. Where the People who occupied /occupy property to which they actually have clear title. At Wounded Knee and a subsequent action, the FBI did a setup, … Continue reading

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The History of Violent Protest in Colorado Springs, in a Nutshell.

GET THIS. I heard a reverend-person yesterday lecturing newish activists about their need for nonviolence training, which she was volunteering to lead. She was also offering rubber wristbands for her graduates to wear at demonstrations, so that police could differentiate … Continue reading

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The frequently cited St Paul Principles had their time and place: ST PAUL

In my circle they’re called “Saint Paul’s Principles” because my colleagues think the edicts are Catholic I guess. The St Paul Principles came from St Paul Minnesota, circa 2008, and were formally adopted by the varied groups organizing to disrupt … Continue reading

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Colorado police brutality retrospective: the 1934 Relief Strike Battle, UP story “Girl Radical Leads Mob in Denver Riot”

If one image captures the “Relief Strike Riot” of October 30, 1934, it’s of Patrolman CV Satt who continues to fire his service revolver after he’s felled by a bottle thrown by a striking picketer. Although Colorado newspapers were anti-union, … Continue reading

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Ron Paul and Glenn Beck are from the same Libertarian ilk, Occupiers

This week while leaving a concert where I sat behind the Occupy Colorado Springs table talking to people about what Occupy stands for, I ran into two former Occupy people now very much withdrawn from the Occupy Movement in order … Continue reading

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New Lessons from the Oakland Occupy Movement

The tactics nationally of the Occupy Movement have led to the continuing demobilization of this once broadly popular effort to kindle opposition to current ruling Establishment politics. Several comments by participants in Oakland Occupy’s recent engagements with the police there … Continue reading

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S. Korean Lawmaker throws tear gas, called Terrorist

U.S. Pigs gas protesters who have so far not fired a single shot against them, and are called Heroes by the Right Wing Extremists who control the News Media in America.

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Denver Daze

Occupy Colorado Springs is and has been a relatively staid affair. Our biggest marches have drawn maybe 200 participants, and the street corner has been generally host to small crowds and mostly friendly or indifferent passers by. Visits from police … Continue reading

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Police attack Occupy Oakland and Occupy Atlanta

Not so good news from Atlanta and Oakland where popo busted up the occupation with tear gas and swinging clubs. This in spite of the fact that no violent acts or threats of violence had come from the occupiers. I’ll … Continue reading

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Shock and Awe, Oderint Dum Metuant and the term 1%

It finally occurred to me why I had so much difficulty with the term “1%” as applied to Banksters. It’s a biker term. Someone in the late 50s, a motorcycle enthusiast magazine, had said “99 percent of all motorcycle riders … Continue reading

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So this Right Wing Wanker is claiming to have provoked a police assault on Occupy in DC.

And it appears he actually did so. In his words, to bring condemnation on the protesters. But since most of the people pepper-sprayed weren’t protesters, this Wanker is actually claiming to have incited a riot, for political gain, in which … Continue reading

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The least of teargas effects are tears

Teargas has become a misnomer of course.What’s being used so liberally to suppress demonstrations, to be graphically specific, is vomit-inducing PUKE-GAS. It’s a nausea agent, a respiratory inhibitor, and except when used by the paramilitary police-state, “teargas” is prohibited chemical … Continue reading

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What’s wrong with privatizing public resources? Quite a lot, actually…

(Editor’s note: Some Colorado Springs councilmen don’t see anything wrong with leasing public assets for private profit. Is there anything wrong with that?)   Well, let’s see. The City Council is so top heavy with Real Estate Brokers including Princess … Continue reading

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Egypt passes point of no return, for Mubarak and besieged pro-democracy

Point of no return in Egypt. Mubarak is overseeing crimes from which he will not be able to walk away. Pro-Democracy demonstrators cannot leave Al Tahrir Square. Not because it is barricaded and besieged by plain-clothed “Pro-Mubarak protesters” but because … Continue reading

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How to defeat Kettling

The British anarchists showed the way. Kettling, by the way, is the full scope of the ‘free speech zone” bullshit the pigs like to publicize. “Free” speech but only in an area enclosed by a wall of police armor, clubs, … Continue reading

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The Nuke Hysteria “They Stole Our Murder Weapon!”

Waaaaa… NeoCons and NeoConfederates are such whiners. Let’s review the history of The Bomb and see how much of the technology was actually developed by “America”. Hmmmm… Einstein, Europe, Stockholm, Heidlberg, seems most of the technological jigsaw puzzle pieces were … Continue reading

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Police poster offering from CrimethInc

Per the Blatant murder of Oscar Grant and the Pig who forced him to lay down face down on the concrete before shooting him in the back, and the Reverse Kangaroo Court giving him the lightest possible charge one can … Continue reading

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Avatar Protest against Israeli actions busted up with tear gas

Predictably. The Na’vi paint/makeup was a neat idea though. Bet they didn’t see THAT coming. Putting on my Futurist Hat… The Right Wing are going to start barking about Avatar being a Terrorist Propaganda film again.

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Viva Palestina standoff with riot police

CONTACT YOUR MEDIA OUTLETS TO COVER THE BREAKING NEWS! Following reports that Egyptian authorities want the convoy to proceed under cover of night, Viva Palestina’s Juana Jaafar reports Egyptian authorities have brought police in riot gear and a water canon … Continue reading

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Ward Churchill to speak for O’odham

According to Censored News, Activist and scholar Ward Churchill will speak at the Unitarian Universalist Church of Tucson, 4831 W. 22nd St., on November 13, 2009 at 7:00 p.m. to benefit O’odham VOICE Against the Wall, which since 2003 has … Continue reading

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Why hippies call them pigs

Here are a few troubling images of the G-20 protests in Pittsburgh, where police brutality insulated the globalist ministers from the anti-capitalist demonstrations.   Look at this smile. Next time they’re eulogizing a policeman killed on the job, or the … Continue reading

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IDF targets al-Jazeera on West Bank

Did you catch it on Democracy Now? Al-Jazeera reporter Jackie Rowland, broadcasting live from the West Bank covering the weekly Palestinian protests of the Israeli Apartheid Wall at Bil’in, was interrupted by the IDF. The protesters were accustomed to being … Continue reading

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Demo Uniform, until the lawyer comes

Before the National Lawyers Guild issued What to do if arrested, there was THE BUST BOOK. But the 1970 paperback dealt with more than the end game. Here’s a sketch showing what to wear to a protest: sealed pockets to … Continue reading

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