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Old November 28 2011, 09:11 AM   #133
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Re: Frank Miller completely loses the plot

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Of course, there's also restoring order and protecting society.
Oh, yeah, those kids sitting down on the ground are a real threat to public safety and order.

Remember: the occupiers are the ones breaking the law in the first place.
Yes. It's called nonviolent civil disobedience. That doesn't mean that any action taken in retaliation is therefore justified.

Or, tell me, would the police in Birmingham have been justified in pepper spraying Martin Luther King during his sit-ins? After all, MLK was committing a crime.
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