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Minutemen Protest (1 of 3)

by 1Planet1People Friday, May. 27, 2005 at 1:17 PM

The Garden Gove Police Department conducted themselves in ways that were expected. They protected the racists, and attacked the people.

Minutemen Protest (1...
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The Rally against the Minutemen and the Save Our State group had its high and low points. There was of course the mad man that drove into the crowd, hitting a few people including the Executive Director of the LA Legal Guild (I would hate to be that driver), and the police attacking the crowd for no reason (thank you to all the video activists on the ground as we have the evidence against them), as the low points. In a lighter light though, the Minute Men and Save Our State now know that any time the are in the Orange County or Los Angeles area, they will always face opposition. Now for my picture by picture account of the events of the night. Before I get started, I want people to know what SOS is saying in regards to the lunatic driver, "Last Great Hope Posted: May 25 2005, 09:49 PM, "Of course the protesters initiated the incident. These lowlifes have shown time and time they aren't civil beings. They act like animals in situations like this. These are not intelligent people we are dealing with. This is Third World riff-raff with a racist chip on their shoulers and a huge inferiority complex. These people have failed at everything they've ever done and hate White America for it. If they got run over I am sure they asked for it. No tears for idiots. After Baldwin Park, I will never look at these people the same way again (to quote a friend who was there with me). Consider it payback for Dottie being attacked you scumbags." This demonstrates that they are not non-violent as they have claimed in the past, and that they are advocating violence. Though many of the people on our side have stated that we were against the act in Baldwin Park in regards to the bottle, their attitudes, actions, and disregard for human life is likely to upset a lot of people at future protests. My guess is that it will be a rally call to activists and our side will continue to grow in numbers.

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They started to arrive early

by 1Planet1People Friday, May. 27, 2005 at 1:17 PM

They started to arri...
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The organizers to this event and the police were there by 5:30 pm. They had roped off the area and were preparing.

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The Police Horses were also there to be ready in a moments notice.

by 1Planet1People Friday, May. 27, 2005 at 1:17 PM

The Police Horses we...
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There is a poster on the Save Our State sight that is taking credit for insighting the police department. He claims to have encouraged the police to use these tatics against the protestors. He posts as 1inchgroup.

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They posted their sign out front

by 1Planet1People Friday, May. 27, 2005 at 1:17 PM

They posted their si...
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Around 6 pm they put up their banner like it was going to be seen from the road.

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The Goon

by 1Planet1People Friday, May. 27, 2005 at 1:17 PM

The Goon...
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This goon said that I was not allowed to take a picture of him in the public. He obviously does not know anything about the free press or a person's right to take pictures of anything while in the public domain. But, if I were as ugly as he is, I wouldn't want my picture taken either. Anyway, have your lawyer contact me, so I can laugh at him.

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The Goon

by 1Planet1People Friday, May. 27, 2005 at 1:17 PM

The Goon...
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Here is another, sue me again. Look, that old t-shirt isn't even clean. This guy has to be a Militia member, looks like he lives in some shack in the woods.

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The Goon

by 1Planet1People Friday, May. 27, 2005 at 1:17 PM

The Goon...
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Okay, enough, I know, I just couldn't believe he dared me like that. What an idiot! I wander if he made it through the third grade.

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Facists

by 1Planet1People Friday, May. 27, 2005 at 1:17 PM

Facists...
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The signs begin to arrive. Our message is clear, these facists are not welcome in our state.

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Many groups, with many ideals unite

by 1Planet1People Friday, May. 27, 2005 at 1:17 PM

Many groups, with ma...
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Some people from the ISO arrived. They are a great group of people!

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Protesters are arriving.

by 1Planet1People Friday, May. 27, 2005 at 1:17 PM

Protesters are arriv...
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It is still 6:30pm (thirty minute early), and the people begin to stream in. By this time we had about 50 to 80 protesters there.

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The greens are on the ground!

by 1Planet1People Friday, May. 27, 2005 at 1:17 PM

The greens are on th...
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I am proud of their work and efforts. I hope to see them at future SOS/MM events!

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The SOS are on the ground.

by 1Planet1People Friday, May. 27, 2005 at 1:17 PM

The SOS are on the g...
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They wave the flag like it stands for their hate. We are a land of immigrants, that flag is not yours and does not represent your views. My god, even the evil BUSH is against you (ironic to be on his side for once). You are not supported by the majority of Americans by the government of America. Why do you claim you are on the American side? It is like Zionists carrying a Nazi flag!

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ISO

by 1Planet1People Friday, May. 27, 2005 at 1:17 PM

ISO...
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The ISO's Banner

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Corporate Media

by 1Planet1People Friday, May. 27, 2005 at 1:17 PM

Corporate Media...
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They all were there to see the showdown.

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A goon and his opponents flag

by 1Planet1People Friday, May. 27, 2005 at 1:17 PM

A goon and his oppon...
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The Police and their Video Camera

by 1Planet1People Friday, May. 27, 2005 at 1:17 PM

The Police and their...
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We should try to get their footage! It is public record and if we can get it, we can use it against them.

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Another shot of the cops and their camera

by 1Planet1People Friday, May. 27, 2005 at 1:17 PM

Another shot of the ...
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Another picture of the idiot goon!

by 1Planet1People Friday, May. 27, 2005 at 1:17 PM

Another picture of t...
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A true statement from a peaceful demonstrator

by 1Planet1People Friday, May. 27, 2005 at 1:17 PM

A true statement fro...
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It is only 6:40, and the demonstration continues to grow.

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The Association of Latin American Students

by 1Planet1People Friday, May. 27, 2005 at 1:17 PM

The Association of L...
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I never really thought about this statement, but it is true for many of them, "they didn't cross the border, the border crossed them"

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