This seems to repeat every year. The protest for workers becomes a vehicle for radicals to take advantage of numbers to cause harm and damages to local businesses. Why?
Where are the police and national guards?
It is the job of government to maintain order. Peaceful protest and rally are fine, violence and property damage is not.
Here is the article -
http://www.nbcnews.com/news/us-news/may … ts-n753611
Jack, compared with prior years, this year was relatively around the NW. Everybody saw Portland. But we had almost no problems in Seattle. Olympia has some issues. Believe it or not, our capital is full of radicals. They destroyed bank windows and a few other stores. It's getting better each year.
So maybe Portland needs to take a look at what Seattle PD and admin have done the past few years.
I am glad to hear it. Seattle is a beautiful city. Keep those agitators out. What they need to do is protest against the homeless problem there...
Here is a simple rule, you can protest and march peacefully all day long. If you wear a mask, all bets are off. What is the purpose of wearing a mask? That is what bank robbers do?
If you are not willing to show your face, you are an agitator and a potential criminal.
I want to hear from those who defends this action? Where is the justification?
How is breaking windows of a shop and setting fire get your point across?
It detracts from your message.
If they just crack down on these anarchists for once, they will stop. What I mean is they arrest them, charge them with a crime, go to court and put their photos on the front pages of local newspapers. Let the people of their peers decide what is appropriate behavior.
If these city managers do not do this, they are tacit supporting them and they deserve all that they get. Let the people vote them out.
I forgot to add: 9 Olympia officers were injured and some are still in the hospital. I misspoke a little. Did not know about the police injuries until I was commuting. Clean up has begun.
That protest turned into another riot. I don't even know what to say about that kind of conduct. I read a report that nine arrests were made.
I watched a video this morning (unknown where it was) but one protester got run over by a car because there were several protesters blocking a road and they were banging on that stopped car. Its scary that protesters will put themselves in harms way like that, and interrupt others' lives .
by Jack Lee 19 months ago
Recent protests in Berkeley campus turned violent. These masked individuals are trying to shut down free speech. They disagree with speakers and use violence to shut down the dialog.The question is who are these people, what do they want? And why are they wearing masks?If they feel so strongly...
by Apostle Jack 6 years ago
How can there be a"peaceful protest" when violence is used?
by Susie Lehto 21 months ago
Obama's stand-down orders have been changed, now police can deal with the anarchists and anti-Donald Trump protesters from blocking traffic. They took these guys down gently but firmly. Portland Police respond to protesters blocking traffic 1/25/2017* ...
by Credence2 3 years ago
As my stomach turn listening to former NY Mayor, Guiliani blame the President and the current mayor for the deaths of the 2 officers in Bed-Sty, New York City, I had reason to pause. I think for myself and the insinuation that all the people involved in PEACEFUL protests were incited beyond reason...
by Eric Dierker 2 years ago
Alright I have had it. The protests following Trump are wrong. Should Americans support them?I am sorry but together burning the American flag and waving the Mexican and chanting Viva Mexico has me troubled. Not rock n roll protests but rocks and stones and fire. I say this legitimizes Trump. He...
by Tim Truzy 15 months ago
In a southern college town where White Nationalist gathered to protest the removal of Robert E. Lee's statue, a travesty occurred, killing one person. That individual was protesting the gathering of the Nationalist - others were wounded as well. Question: Laws have drastically changed the way...
Copyright © 2018 HubPages Inc. and respective owners. Other product and company names shown may be trademarks of their respective owners. HubPages® is a registered Service Mark of HubPages, Inc. HubPages and Hubbers (authors) may earn revenue on this page based on affiliate relationships and advertisements with partners including Amazon, Google, and others.
|HubPages Device ID||This is used to identify particular browsers or devices when the access the service, and is used for security reasons.|
|Login||This is necessary to sign in to the HubPages Service.|
|HubPages Traffic Pixel||This is used to collect data on traffic to articles and other pages on our site. Unless you are signed in to a HubPages account, all personally identifiable information is anonymized.|
|Remarketing Pixels||We may use remarketing pixels from advertising networks such as Google AdWords, Bing Ads, and Facebook in order to advertise the HubPages Service to people that have visited our sites.|
|Conversion Tracking Pixels||We may use conversion tracking pixels from advertising networks such as Google AdWords, Bing Ads, and Facebook in order to identify when an advertisement has successfully resulted in the desired action, such as signing up for the HubPages Service or publishing an article on the HubPages Service.|