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Demo supporting the city hall- confronting pro-war pro-empire thugs.
by E.
Tuesday Feb 12th, 2008 2:09 PM
Demo supporting the city hall- confronting pro-war pro-empire thugs.
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Demo supporting the city hall- confronting pro-war pro-empire thugs.
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§Pro-war gets out of the way.
by E. Tuesday Feb 12th, 2008 2:09 PM
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§Berkeley High Kids.
by E. Tuesday Feb 12th, 2008 2:09 PM
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§Berkeley High
by E. Tuesday Feb 12th, 2008 2:09 PM
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§pro-war side
by E. Tuesday Feb 12th, 2008 2:09 PM
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§Courage to resist
by E. Tuesday Feb 12th, 2008 2:09 PM
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§This guy was attacking kids from Berkeley High
by E. Tuesday Feb 12th, 2008 2:09 PM
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§stop the war!!
by E. Tuesday Feb 12th, 2008 2:09 PM
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§whats her story?
by E. Tuesday Feb 12th, 2008 2:09 PM
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I really think that something is wrong with people who choose to put the American flag into their eyes.

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by watcher
Tuesday Feb 12th, 2008 2:22 PM
yeah - they showed the guy facing camera with white shirt and cap on TV this morning shoving high school kids, one of whom was riding a bicycle.
The man with the plaid shirt might have been one shown from Colorado, vowing not to return until he gets an apology. He seemed to be deliberately presenting a 'simple' working-class patriot perspective, in order to call elitist anyone who has a more nuanced view of troop support, such as not wishing to recruit more troops to be abused. Seriously, Berkeley supports way more than its share of mentally ill veterans of foreign wars.
by B.S. Monitor
Tuesday Feb 12th, 2008 2:34 PM
What already? So we knew that FOX is not really NEWS but right wing propaganda but I'm monitoring the slant just to see HOW badly they misrepresent. No mention that CodePink and other anti-war activists are in the majority. Dismissive of the anti-war comments and keep featuring (just now again at 2:25pm) the "mothers of fallen soldiers" and their demands for apologies.
FOX also is reporting that by revisiting of the previous Council resolution to unwelcome the Marines they "Obviously" regret their statement. Really twisting things.
Nice to see some of our friends on TV...especially the large signs saying "Canada: Let War Resisters Stay".
by Concerned Activist
Tuesday Feb 12th, 2008 3:03 PM
http://www.dailycal.org/article/100352/angry_reactions_to_council_provoke_safety_concerns

The Daily Californian reports today that City Council members received death threats. Undoubtedly from our out-of-state visitors who get themselves riled up and come to California looking for a fight.

Fellow anti-war activists, the Goddess be with you and protect you!


by @ ist
Tuesday Feb 12th, 2008 4:59 PM
seriously what is that woman's story, off the meds again. Damn the pro war people is ugly...
by syd
Tuesday Feb 12th, 2008 7:57 PM
Were the Westboro people there? They were half the attraction.
by "Anti-Illegal Immigrant Protest" organizer
Wednesday Feb 13th, 2008 12:45 PM
Re: "whats her story?" She is an "Anti-Illegal Immigrant Protest" organizer named Roberta Allen. http://www.indybay.org/uploads/2006/05/06/roberta_5-5-06.jpg

Supporting Immigrant Rights at the Nativist Protest in Santa Clara
http://www.indybay.org/newsitems/2006/05/06/18213301.php
Anti-Immigrant Hysteria Opposed in Campbell
http://www.indybay.org/newsitems/2007/08/12/18440245.php
by Chron
Wednesday Feb 13th, 2008 7:56 PM
oh yes, they reported that her name is Roberta Allen in the other paper, so I found this article again. A public records search at the state level has people with reasonable age range and that name in Ben Lomond, Berkeley (unlikely) and Davis.