Skip to comments.Berkley Erases the Thin Blue Line–For the Folks
Posted on 04/22/2017 6:34:33 AM PDT by NOBO2012
Im sorry but we must return you to the college campus again today; new information has emerged that clarifies why Ann Coulter has been banished from UC Berkeley and why they claim they cant protect her and those who wish to hear her (spoiler: they really dont want to).
It has been revealed that the Mayor of Berkeley is a member of the Antifa Facebook group that organized past riots. This explains the instruction to the Police to stand down during the pre-planned Milo riot last month and the pre-planned riot at the Pro-Trump rally last Sunday. It may also explain why the Berkeley Police Department offers symbolic arrests for such events:
Did you know that there was such a thing as a symbolic arrest?
If you follow protests, you might know it.
What it means, generally in leftist protests, there are people often designated to get arrested to draw more attention to whatever is being protested.
However, Ive never seen something like this in writing with police being toadies, asking the protesters what will be their pleasure. Weasel Zippers
One would think that a Mayor would normally have enough common sense to prevent him from joining such a group. But in Berkeley these days I suppose its considered a badge of honor.
Berkeley Mayor Jesse Arreguin is a member of the anti-fascist Facebook group, By Any Means Necessary, which orchestrated the riots that occurred ahead of a scheduled lecture by Milo Yiannopoulos Arreguin is allegedly also friends with BAMN leader, Yvette Felarca, on Facebook. Felarca defended the violence that occurred ahead of Yiannopoulos scheduled event in a local television interview following the riots. Breitbart
Funny, By Any Means Necessary sounds more like a Black Lives Matter group
than an anti-fascist group. And while they may have expanded their charter lately, it appears theyre simply an old fashioned Communist organization.
Often described as a militant left-wing activist group, BAMN frequently engages in violent forms of protests. A Berkeley newspaper noted in 2001 that the group was a front for an an obscure Detroit-based Trotskyist political party called the Revolutionary Workers League.
Last time I looked criminal code still listed TREASON, SEDITION, AND SUBVERSIVE ACTIVITIES as illegal. Of course in recent years weve been trained to understand that laws may be selectively enforced, ignored, or changed by Executive Order. Most people would probably consider that to be fascism.
Berkeley of course contends they are just looking out for you I guess because we dont have Bill OReilly to fill that role anymore:
Berkeley spokesman Dan Mogulof said administrators learned of Coulters planned arrival only after that contract was signed, preventing an assessment of how to avoid a replay of the violence that disrupted a scheduled Milo Yiannopoulos appearance at Berkeley on Feb. 1.
Large crowds swarmed the campus where the right-wing provocateur was to appear, and masked demonstrators in black garb tore down police barricades, smashed windows and set off explosives.
Since then, the university town has witnessed two demonstrations held by alt-right organizations that led to violent clashes.
We were disappointed we couldnt make an event work, Mogulof said. We believe it is important to expose our students to a diverse array of perspectives. [They] cant be educated in an echo chamber. LA Times
Im sure they were terribly disappointed. Id suggest they have a meeting with the Mayor and Police Chief before Ann shows up. Since the police department will undoubtedly have advance notice and intimate details about the protest they should be able to figure out how to control it next time. HINT: It helps if you try.
If you order your cops to stand down, youre gonna have a riot.
Posted from: Michelle Obamas Mirror
I hope hundreds of PATRIOTS will be stationed outside protecting our LIBERTIES.
Asking THE PROTESTORS if they want “symbolic arrests”.
The police chief should be fired.
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hmmm, usually it’s blvd
Is there ever anything good on streets named after MLK Jr?
How about some “Symbolic” beatings. Or “Symbolic” School expulsion?
IMO Trump should send in the national guard because the berkeley cops can’t be trusted.
Also the justice department and congress should investigate the mayor and police chief for telling cops to stand down.
Leave the anarchists alone. Any damage great or small will reflect poorly on all concerned. The local government, local constabulary, inciter’s, empathsizer’s, financial enabler’s... at el.
It is what turned the election. Leaving them to their own devices and thuggery will certainly reinforce the blowback.
Belushi from animal house is mayor for an entire city. All we need now is a death mobile.
How much does a symbolic arrest cost? Is it free?
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