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Thursday, November 11, 2004

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 Tank deployed against Los Angeles protesters

A tank was deployed yesterday against peaceful protesters in Los Angeles (watch the video). Not a police car, a fucking tank!
LOS ANGELES, November 9, 2004 - At 7:50 PM two armored tanks showed up at an anti-war protest in front of the federal building in Westwood. The tanks circled the block twice, the second time parking themselves in the street and directly in front of the area where most of the protesters were gathered. Enraged, some of the people attempted to block the tanks, but police quickly cleared the street. The people continued to protest the presence of the tanks, but about ten minutes the tanks drove off. It is unclear as to why the tanks were deployed to this location.

Welcome to George W. Bush's Amerikkka.

2 Comments:

Anonymous Anonymous said...

Actually, those were armored cars--lightly armored vehicles with wheels rather than tracks. It looked like an attempt at intimidation, especially considering how small the crowd was. Jeez.

5:37 PM  
Blogger Karlo said...

What were the authorities worried about? That the protesters would toss boiled eggs instead of raw ones?

11:59 PM  

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