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News :: Human Rights
“Baghdad to Boston” group brings it back to military recruiters’ door
08 Jun 2004
Boston, MA- Responding to the May 26th arrest of Joe Previtera, (for silently posing as an Abu Ghraib prisoner, see May 27 and June 1 postings below) the B2B group put out a call to converge on the military recruiting center this past Saturday, June 5th at 11:00 a.m. And converge we did!

We came prepared to express ourselves creatively. A woman dressed as the statue of liberty was blindfolded with the US flag. Another activist wore the infamous black shawl and hood from Abu Ghraib. A third person had on the orange jumpsuit of Guantánamo Bay, including heavy-duty earphones for sensory deprivation. The fourth was dressed in a dark suit and Rumsfeld mask—a nasty job, but someone had to do it.
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At 11:15, Rumsfeld led the other three in chains from Park Street Station to 141 Tremont Street, where the recruiters typically convince 17 year olds that the military is their best hope for advancement. Upon arriving at the location, it was clear the police are still “members” of activist listservs, as three cars and the same number of officers were already waiting. This time, however, they didn’t even approach us, much less try to arrest anyone.

Local support was fantastic. About 15 people were marching and chanting in front of the center when the four arrived. Another 15 or so were on the block and across the street for support.

The Abu Ghraib prisoner and the blinded statue of liberty got up on milk crates, the Guantánamo prisoner kneeled on the ground with his head down, and Rumsfeld stood, holding the chains, calling out to everyone who passed: “I take full responsibility,” and “I’m doing a superb job!”

A reporter and cameraperson from Channel 56 were present for around 45 minutes, filming and interviewing a couple of people. That footage became even-handed coverage on their 10:00 broadcast.

The scene caused people walking on Boston Common and driving down Tremont Street to stop, take pictures, or come over and get a flyer. A six-year-old girl, seeing the chains, asked “Rumsfeld,” “Is this slavery?”

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At 1:00 p.m., we were ready to go. We decided to take a loop around the visitor information center (where the Freedom Trail starts in Boston Common) and then head back up to Park Street. Rumsfeld again led the other three in chains across the street (group members spotted for the two people whose costumes meant they couldn’t see) but on reaching the Common, a Park Ranger asked the group if they had a permit.

“Rummy” told the ranger they would simply be walking through, but the ranger insisted that a permit was required. Mustering all the authority vested in the Secretary of War, Rumsfeld informed the ranger that they did NOT need a permit to walk, and the group proceeded forward. The ranger was overheard requesting guidance on his radio, at which point he was scolded, “you shouldn’t make stuff up.”

The demonstration was a success on two fronts. One, we drew attention to the ongoing abuse and torture that has been reigning at US military prisons from Iraq to Guantánamo to Afghanistan. Please see the front page Wall Street Journal article here: http://www.commondreams.org/headlines04/0607-01.htm

Two, we sent a clear message to the BPD that arresting someone for expressing an idea will provoke a response. In addition to a larger, more forceful protest, Joe’s arrest also led to articles in two Boston newspapers and Indymedia postings around the country.

We’ve heard some other folks have done similar actions in other states. Please let us know what’s going on!! We also strongly encourage people to do actions in their communities. Joe’s arrest leading to multiplying protests at recruiting centers around the country would be a nightmare scenario for the recruiters. YOU can make that happen!

A note for other folks considering similar actions: if you take the time to do good visuals/street theatre (and we think you should), don’t mix it with conventional marching and chanting. We find that both activities grab attention; so having them in the same space seems cluttered and clouds the messaging. Some people told us that Joe’s solo protest had a stronger emotional impact than the 20 people who were out on Saturday.

Remember, they’re trying to intimidate us and we can’t lie down for it. As one uppity woman put it: “Joe’s arrest is only the latest incident. I was in Miami for the FTAA demonstrations in November. Hundreds of us, including senior citizens, were attacked and arrested. The last cases from the 2000 Republican National Convention in Philadelphia were just thrown out for lack of evidence. But politicians don’t care about losing in court if they’ve already silenced the protests. Philly, Miami, New York, Boston: it’s the same strategy every time and it’s unconstitutional. What democracy do we have left if we are handcuffed and hauled away when we raise our voices? The only choice is to come out stronger every time!”
See also:
http://www.saveourcivilliberties.org

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Re: “Baghdad to Boston” group brings it back to military recruiters’ door
08 Jun 2004
It is good to see your learning. Prior notice to the police is positive assurance from you that your protest will be orderly. The police were there and did there job and your did yours. That is the way it should work. No Surprises, because suprises are not taken well by police departments and it usually results in arrests.

Too bad you couldn't complain about the police action. May next time you can be a martyr.

BOB gorman.

BTW the park ranger was being moronic.
Re: “Baghdad to Boston” group brings it back to military recruiters’ door
08 Jun 2004
Bob, I couldn't agree more. I think freedom of speech and freedom of assembly both imply prior notification. I mean, you won't get in trouble if you don't do anything wrong (and avoid surprises). Everyone knows surprises often result in arrests. In some countries, public surprises themselves are illegal.

Your posting, at least, was extremely thought-provoking. Thanks for the valuable info!!
Re: “Baghdad to Boston” group brings it back to military recruiters’ door
08 Jun 2004
Still waiting for it to be confirmed but:

All charges have been dismissed against Joe!
Re: “Baghdad to Boston” group brings it back to military recruiters’ door
08 Jun 2004
Notifing the police is a load of crap. Last time I checked the constitution it didnt mention pigs in the first amendment.

Police are there to protect the powers that be, not people seeking justice.
Re: “Baghdad to Boston” group brings it back to military recruiters’ door
08 Jun 2004
It is official:

All charges against Joe Previtera have been dropped

All Power to the People!
Re: “Baghdad to Boston” group brings it back to military recruiters’ door
09 Jun 2004
jd, either you lay the sarcasm on thick or...wow. same to you, bob.
Re: “Baghdad to Boston” group brings it back to military recruiters’ door
09 Jun 2004
CONGRATULATIONS! You are representitive of the America I know and love.
God (no definition) bless you for your good work.
Re: “Baghdad to Boston” group brings it back to military recruiters’ door
09 Jun 2004
Hey gjhjkgkjg,

Yeah, a little sarcasm doesn't always hurt.
Re: “Baghdad to Boston” group brings it back to military recruiters’ door
09 Jun 2004
Thank you so much to the protesters who went out there, particularly Joe Previtera. I would like to get in touch with these wonderful organizers so we can continue exercising free speech. Email me! (and anyone else who wants to is welcome!)
Re: “Baghdad to Boston” group brings it back to military recruiters’ door
09 Jun 2004
Well, congrats to Joe. See the system does work.
Incidentally, Have any of you notice the Boston Police are carrying out an informational picket at the fleet center. It will be interesting to see how the officers there to watch the union picketing react if it gets disorderly. Already there is a suit brought forth in the courts to ban the police from picketing in a manner that blocks people from working inside the fleet center. Some other unions Construction have chosen not to cross the police picket line in a gesture of solidarity.

YOu all should watch this issue and keep notes for if and when you picket you can use it as a precedent for equal treament by the police and the courts.

BOB gorman
POWER TO THE PEOPLE!
09 Jun 2004
Glad the charges were dropped!
Unity IS everything!
Re: “Baghdad to Boston” group brings it back to military recruiters’ door
10 Jun 2004
JUST SO EVERYONE KNOWS BOB GORMAN WAS A COP, CALLS COPS WHEN HE SEES POST TO LIST SERVES ABOUT DEMOS.

YOUR IT
Re: “Baghdad to Boston” group brings it back to military recruiters’ door
10 Jun 2004
"Yourit" is correct I was a Law Enforcement Officer. The major duty I was assigned was CSI. I was injured and subsequently Retired. I am a student now and take care of my Family as a stay at home dad.

I am as passionate about the general public understanding the police officer and military mindset as some of you are about your own activism.

"Yourit" is not correct in stating I call cops about demo's. I have not done so becuase I have not forseen any danger to the public or police. I have attended some Demo's during the semester and watched and learned. Learning about people whom I don't understand is valuable to me. I hope is is valuable to y'all to understand other people's points of view as well. Even if you don't agree with it.

If anyone has questions you may post or email me directly. When I registered I chose to use my own name and my only email address. I don't play games. While I stand behind my comments I am always willing to re-assess my point of view given credible new information.

If "yourit" had taken the time to look at my post in the MIT issue he/she would have seen the reference to "my brothers and sisters in Blue" regarding the arrest of aimee smith. I am not worthy of the attention given by "yourit". So "yourit" your game of tag is not one of my choosing so you will have to play with yourself.

I hope this has been helpful.
BOB Gorman


Quote......Re: “Baghdad to Boston” group brings it back to military recruiters’ door
by your it
yourit (nospam) yourit.net (unverified) 10 Jun 2004
JUST SO EVERYONE KNOWS BOB GORMAN WAS A COP, CALLS COPS WHEN HE SEES POST TO LIST SERVES ABOUT DEMOS.

YOUR IT
Re: “Baghdad to Boston” group brings it back to military recruiters’ door
11 Jun 2004
Down here in Hyannis MA ( cape cod) a group of anti-millitarist people have been doing demos at the recruitment station with just signs and banners. SOlidarity to Joe, glad it looks like the charges were dropped!

Looks like the street theater rocked , great creativity. Im sure the recruiters around the country wont be happy with protests outside their stations. The youth wont be fooled easily, we wont be pawns of death!

Right on sisters and brothers, resist the imperial war machine.
Re: “Baghdad to Boston” group brings it back to military recruiters’ door
11 Jun 2004
Good to hear the police were cooperative this time. About the police picketing the convention...it sounds like common blue collar workers trying to get something close to fair pay, and the government is stepping on them. Yes they're cops, but they have families and rely on income too, and that is just the profession they chose.

This is probably a rediculious idea, but why not stand out there and protest with them for a while? Do something outlandish to make the government look bad. If the cops see you're on their side in this case, it may pay off down the road...like fewer pointless arrests.
TO BOB
12 Jun 2004
Hey Bob,
Ever think that siding with ANTI free speech people IS wrong?
Or the fact that the Iraqi War is wrong?
Cramming objects into human cavities, is sick and wrong?
Shooting prisoners or beating them to death is wrong?
Raping prisoners is wrong?
Police...Why would any one in their right mind want to be one?
Re: “Baghdad to Boston” group brings it back to military recruiters’ door
13 Jun 2004
CAP'S USED FOR DISTINCTION OF AUTHORS WORDS ONLY NOT SHOUTING.

Q: Ever think that siding with ANTI free speech people IS wrong?
A: SIDING WITH "ANTI" FREE SPEECH CAN BE APPROPRIATE DEPENDING ON JUDICIAL REVIEW OR CURRENT LAW BEIT CONGRESSIONAL, EXECUTIVE ORDER OR CONTRACTUAL AGREEMENT. THAT IS THE SOCIAL CONTRACT THAT WE IN AMERICA HAVE INHERITED AND ARE SUBJECT TO.

I ADMIRE SOME OF THE FREE SPEECH THAT SOME POSTERS HERE HAVE COMPOSED. IT IS OBVIOUS WHEN SOMEONE HAS TAKEN TIME TO USE THEIR FREEDOM OF SPEECH IN A MANNER THAT IS RESPONSIBLE, ARTICULATE AND OFTEN QUITE CLEVER.

Q: Or the fact that the Iraqi War is wrong?
A: IT IS NOT A FACT IS. IT IS A VALUE/BELIEF. TO DRAW A CONLUSION AT THIS POINT IN TIME WOULD BE PREMATURE.
I AGREE THE IRAQ WAR IS WRONG. TO ME ALL WAR IS WRONG, BUT DON'T CONFUSE THE DUTY CARRIED OUT BY THOSE IN THE MILITARY EXECUTING THE ORDERS GIVEN TO THEM AS THEY AGREED TO DO BY CONTRACT. I HAVE WITNESSED FIRST HAND THE DUPLICITY OF RECRUITERS BUT THAT IS NOT RELEVANT TO THE WAR EFFORT CARRIED OUT BY HONORABLE MEN AND WOMEN.

STATEMENT: Cramming objects into human cavities, is sick and wrong?
A: IT IS NOT WRONG IF YOU HAVE TWO OR MORE CONSCENTING ADULTS WITH NEITHER UNDER ANY COERCION OR DURESS (MY MANDATORY DEPARTMENTAL SENSITIVITY TRAINING TAUGHT ME THAT)

IN A SITUATION LIKE Abu Ghraib, GITMO OR ANYOTHER DETENTION, JAIL FACILITY IT IS WRONG TO INSERT OBJECT(S) INTO HUMAN CAVITIES FOR ANY PURPOSE THAT IS NOT MEDICALLY NECCESSARY OR FOR SAFETY OF PERSONNEL. IT IS APPROPRIATE TO UTILIZE THREATS OF SAID CONDUCT DURING INTERROGATION OR FOR DISCIPLINARY PURPOSES. IT WOULD BE A STUPID ACT TO THREATEN SOMETHING YOU CANNOT DELIVER.

STATEMENT: Shooting prisoners or beating them to death is wrong?

REBUTTAL: THE SHOOTING OF CIVILIAN PRISONERS WITH THE INTENT TO STOP THE PRISONER HAS OCCURED WHEN THE PRISONER IS ABOUT TO COMMIT AN ACT THAT CAN GREVIOUSLY OR SERIOUSLY INJURE, MAIM OR KILL ANOTHER PERSON. THESE ARE THE SAME TERMS OF DEADLY FORCE THAT EXIST FOR YOU AND I OUT IN THE SOCIETY WE LIVE IN. EXAMPLE: YOU WITNESS A WOMAN BEING BEATEN AND RAPED YOU CAN USE DEADLY FORCE TO STOP (NOT INTEND TO KILL) THE PERPETRATOR.
IF A PERSON IS MADE PRISONER WITHIN THE SCOPE OF AN AUTHORIZED MILITARY ACTION THE RULES OF ENGAGEMENT (RULES THAT APPLY TO INDIVIDUAL MISSIONS ON THE NATURE OF CONTACT ALLOWED FOR BOTH COMBATANTS AND NON-COMBATANTS ALIKE.) APPLY TO RESTRICT MILITARY PERSONNEL OR THEIR AGENTS FROM EXCEDING THE RULES AS APPLIED TO THE SPECIFIC CIRCUMSTANCES OF THE MISSION. ONE EXAMPLE: PROTECTING TOP SECRET OFF LIMITS OR HIGHEST RISK FACILITIES. PERSONS CROSSING THE TOP SECRET BOUNDARY CAN UNDER DIRECT COMMAND AUTHORITY BE SHOT WITHOUT ANY NOTICE OTHER THAN SIGNAGE TO THE PERSON VIOLATING THE TOP SECRET AREA.
BEATINGS THAT END IN DEATH ARE A USELESS WASTE OF TIME, EFFORT AND DO NOT CONTRIBUTE TO ANY VALID CIVIL OR MILITARY ACTION THAT I AM AWARE OF EXCEPT FOR THE CLASS OF ACTIONS DESCRIBED ABOVE.

STATEMENT: Raping prisoners is wrong?
REBUTTAL: RAPING IS WRONG FOR ANYONE NOT JUST PRISONERS. THE PROBLEM IS, IN AREAS OF CONFINEMENT IT IS OFTEN THE PRISONERS THEMSELVES THAT RAPE EACHOTHER. BUT DON'T WORRY ACTIVIST WHO ARE CONVICTED OF CRIMES VERY RARELY ARE GIVEN JAIL SENTENCES AND IF THEY ARE THEY ARE USUALLY NOT CONFINED WITH A CLASS OF PRISONER THAT WOULD COMMIT SUCH A DISGUSTING AND COWARDLY CRIME. WHY DON'T YOU PUT AS MUCH EFFORT INTO THE RAPE OF WOMEN AS YOU DO THE RAPE OF PRISONERS? DID YOU OVERLOOK THE ACTUAL STATISTICAL EVIDENCE OF AN EPIDEMIC OF RAPES THAT OCCUR TO WOMEN DAILY THROUGHOUT THE COUNTRY BECAUSE YOU MAY BE A MALE. PROTECT PRISONERS OR WOMEN?

Q: Police...Why would any one in their right mind want to be one?
A: I SEE THIS AS A RETORICAL QUESTION, BUT I WILL ANWER IT NONE THE LESS. EVERY OFFICER HAS A THERE OWN REASON BEHIND THEIR CHOICE OF BEING A LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICER. SOMETIMES THE REASONS ARE COMMON TO OTHER OFFICERS. JUST KEEP IN MIND THE QUESTION: "WHY DO ACTIVIST CHOOSE TO DO WHAT THEY DO.". MY POINT IS, COPS ARE NO LESS HUMAN THAN ANYONE ELSE. COPS HAVE WANTS, NEEDS AND DESIRES THAT AFFECT THEIR CHOICES IN LIFE. SOME COPS DO THE JOB MAINLY FOR THE MONEY AND JOB SECURITY JUST AS ACTIVIST DO.
THERE WILL ALWAYS BE A NEED FOR POLICE TO ENFORCE SOCIETIES RULES. THERE WILL ALWAYS BE ACTIVISTS AND PROTESTORS TO (AT TIMES) CHALLENGE THE RULES OR STATE OF SOCIETY AS IT EXISTS. CURRENTLY THE BOSTON POLICE UNION IS PROTESTING THE GOVERNMENT FOR UNFAIR EMPLOYMENT PRACTICES. I BELIEVE BOTH ARE NECESSARY FOR A HEALTHY SOCIETY.

I WILL JUST MAKE ONE PROVOCATIVE STATEMENT: POLICE AND MILITARY BOTH HAVE A VERY REAL PROSPECT OF GETTING KILLED AS A RESULT OF DOING THERE CHOSEN JOB AND SOCIETY ACCEPTS ANY DEATH OR INJURY AS PART OF DOING YOUR JOB. IN CONTRAST, SOCIETY CRIES OVER ACTIVISTS GETTING THERE RIGHTS VIOLATED, HURT PHYSICALLY OR "GOD" FORBID DIE. EX: CARLO GUILIANNI OF ITALY (G8 SUMMIT). TRY AND TELL ME THAT WAS A PEACEFULL DEMONSTRATION WHO'S ONLY DESIRE WAS TO GET THE WORD OUT AND ENCOURAGE SOCIAL CHANGE.
NO DEATH OR INJURY IS RIGHT, ACTIVIST, BYSTANDER OR POLICE.

(QUOTE)

TO BOB
by Mad In Mass
(No verified email address) 12 Jun 2004
Hey Bob,
Ever think that siding with ANTI free speech people IS wrong?
Or the fact that the Iraqi War is wrong?
Cramming objects into human cavities, is sick and wrong?
Shooting prisoners or beating them to death is wrong?
Raping prisoners is wrong?
Police...Why would any one in their right mind want to be one?

(END QUOTE)
Re: “Baghdad to Boston” group brings it back to military recruiters’ door
14 Jun 2004
Reply to BOB: "Well, congrats to Joe. See the system does work."

Im glad to hear that Joe was set free. However, to me, the point here is that he never should have been arrested in the first place. I am disturbed and alarmed at the trend of arresting first and asking if it was justified later. I have seen this tactic used many times across the nation at protests too stifle dissent as it happens by stopping the action and protests and later dropping charges that should have never been filed in the first place. It’s too easy to stop protest as they are happening and in the process scare kids like Joe with arrest and charges. To the police involved in theses sort of actions, the goal is accomplished. The protest was stopped, free speech was stifled and now more citizens will think twice before exercising their free speech or dissent.

In my opinion this is not a case of the system working, but rather a case of the powers that be using the system that doesn’t to their advantage in a despicable way.

Also, would charges have been dropped without the media attention in the papers and on the radio? Many activists worked very hard to bring this unjust arrest to the public’s eye through the media, and i think that with out their hard work Joe may still be facing jail. Let us not underestimate the power of the media in bring pressure on the powers that be, as they did in this case. Sadly the media more often than not does not do its job and does not bring pressure about injustice(s).

I fear that this same tactic will be used during the DNC, and that protesters voicing their concern about the policies of the Democratic Party will be arrested in the same way to get them off the street during the convention and than released later after the time for protest and media attention to those protests have past. This kind of power over people scares me and is very dangerous.

One more thing, I don’t think the constitution says anything about asking permission to freely assemble and exercise free speech. I am firmly against the idea of asking permission to dissent in the street my taxes helped pay for.

Anyway those are my thoughts on this issue
~Jonathan
Re: “Baghdad to Boston” group brings it back to military recruiters’ door
14 Jun 2004
to clarify: bob stated ""Yourit" is not correct in stating I call cops about demo's. I have not done so becuase I have not forseen any danger to the public or police"

a email which was written by Bob several weeks ago was circulated around some union email lists as well as some activist lists. It was simple and short, stating that the police and security of the person being demostrated against was notified after he recieved word of the rally.

i recieved the copy of his email after the rally so i do not know what kind of reprcussions actually resulted.

don't lie Bob, though I know that police training to do so is still lingering....it's a waste of time with the internet...
Re: “Baghdad to Boston” group brings it back to military recruiters’ door
14 Jun 2004
I don't know what to make of the posted comments of copwatcher but I think I should be flattered. I attended the IMC meeting this month and was pleased to actually meet some people face to face. Your group appears very sincere in it's efforts and dedicated to it's mission. It is refreshing to see such passionate persons.

I did my duty for far too long and I have no interest in returning to police work. I have the most valuable job now and it is taking care of my family.

I don't know why my email was given such value that it would be sent from place to place. Either you think me more important than I am or you are suspicious / near paranoid? Maybe it is the nature of radical activist to be suspicious of others.

I think it is reasonable to wonder how the boston police knew of the demo. But I know it wasn't me who leaked the info so it must be someone else. they must be laughing at all the attention I am getting. I have not lied on this list, but if it serve your effort villify me then you are missing the value of my contribution.

BOB gorman

Quote::: Re: “Baghdad to Boston” group brings it back to military recruiters’ door
by copwatcher
copwatch (unverified) 14 Jun 2004
to clarify: bob stated ""Yourit" is not correct in stating I call cops about demo's. I have not done so becuase I have not forseen any danger to the public or police"

a email which was written by Bob several weeks ago was circulated around some union email lists as well as some activist lists. It was simple and short, stating that the police and security of the person being demostrated against was notified after he recieved word of the rally.

i recieved the copy of his email after the rally so i do not know what kind of reprcussions actually resulted.

don't lie Bob, though I know that police training to do so is still lingering....it's a waste of time with the internet...
Re: “Baghdad to Boston” group brings it back to military recruiters’ door
14 Jun 2004
Re: “Baghdad to Boston” group brings it back to military recruiters’ door
by copwatcher
copwatch (unverified) 14 Jun 2004
to clarify: bob stated ""Yourit" is not correct in stating I call cops about demo's. I have not done so becuase I have not forseen any danger to the public or police"

a email which was written by Bob several weeks ago was circulated around some union email lists as well as some activist lists. It was simple and short, stating that the police and security of the person being demostrated against was notified after he recieved word of the rally.

i recieved the copy of his email after the rally so i do not know what kind of reprcussions actually resulted.

don't lie Bob, though I know that police training to do so is still lingering....it's a waste of time with the internet...

Sorry about the multiple response but my son has read the posts and I think my email or post may have been spoofed. Could you send me a copy of the email you speak of? Are you talking about a post made on CPCS or here?

My son also saw something in these posts that I have not. I appears to him that for an organization that professes free speech and freedom of expression some posters here are acting in a hypocritical manner by infering I should not contribute posts which support police. It seems that some anonymous posters wish to spread propaganda to impune my integrity.

Why do people feel the need to post anonymously? Don't the posters feel they can support and defend their statements/opinions when a critical examination is made of them.\
Or does the anonymous posters feel their participation on Indymedia is important to anyone else except the posters? While the mission of Indy media is important not every protest is worthy of anything more than entertainment. my mission is to keep the protestors from getting arrested unnecessarily. Why would anyone be against my contributing in that manner?

bob
Re: “Baghdad to Boston” group brings it back to military recruiters’ door
15 Jun 2004
I am so glad that Joe got off this bogus charge, and that people went back the next day to protest. I think it should be done in front of every recruiting office in the U.S. Thank you for printing this story and for the pictures.
Re: “Baghdad to Boston” group brings it back to military recruiters’ door
21 Jun 2004
thank you for showing me that there are true people out there. and that in this country filled with militarism and corrupt nationalism there are people who want to make a change. thanks a lot! keep fighting!
Re: “Baghdad to Boston” group brings it back to military recruiters’ door
24 Jun 2004
I applaud these performers for what they do. I think it is wonderfull that these people chain themselves up and purchase their own prison jump suits. Now if they could just learn to behead themselves.
Re: “Baghdad to Boston” group brings it back to military recruiters’ door
24 Jun 2004
But if they cut their own heads off, won't they just become another republican?
Re: “Baghdad to Boston” group brings it back to military recruiters’ door
01 Jul 2004
Beeing European and having the right to protest
what can i say as a comment to this story:
Sell ewerything you got and leave USA
because it does not look like the people
in power understands the human nature
(maybe i dont understand USA-nature)
Re: “Baghdad to Boston” group brings it back to military recruiters’ door
14 Nov 2005
Just a quick comment about the Ranger's initial request to see a permit. It may or may not even be the case in this situation, but if the Ranger saw anything that even resembled a megaphone or anything that amplifies sound, permits are DEFINITELY required. This is an attempt to enforce the city's 70 decible ordinance regarding noise polution. As I said, it may not even be the case. Just food for thought.
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