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Busting the Barricade
05 Oct 2000
Protesters charge in attempt to overturn police barricades.
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boston debate protest
05 Oct 2000
Just wanted to say that i was at the debate protest in Boston and the energy felt there was great. This was the third protest that i have attended and i am sure it is not the last. I thought it went extremely well, considering only 33 out of about 10,000 people got arrested. Personally i believe we had a very good reason for what we did and that know one at all should have been arrested. Except for maybe the the labor union people supporting Gore. Now, i only say that because they were promoting violence everywhere you turned. One guy freaked out on my boyfriend and started calling him a queer and a faggit becaus he was wearing a Dead Kennedy's patch that had a crossed out swastika on it. Tell me, does that not sound right? I also heard that a Nader supporter got into an argument with a union man and the union man hit him over the head with a wooden stick. Yet, the people in jail weren't the violent Gore supporters but the Ralph Nader supporters. Perhaps that gives us a little insight that our "democracy" isn't very fair.
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Solidarity
06 Oct 2000
I was there too. The Boston protests were my second. My first was at the republican convention in Philly.

I thought it went great as well, aside from the innocent people who got pepper-sprayed and beat up, and those poor horses that were FORCED to push the crowds back. I'm still crying for those horses.

Anyway, the demonstrations were great and this is the beginning of a very huge movement.

In Solidarity,
Tim