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Old 10-15-2012, 05:12 PM
 
Location: Lafayette, CA
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I was in Oakland today with a colleague and saw this posted near the Oakland Tribune Building:



Here's what it said:

"AIM 2 MAIM . . . BYOB (BRING YOUR OWN BAT) -- WEAPONS ENCOURAGED . . . TARGET: ANY & ALL CAUCASION [sic] BLACK CLAD ANARCHISTS/VANDALS AND OTHERS THAT WOULD ENGAGE IN PHYSICAL DESTRUCTION AGAINST OAKLAND & USE OUR CITY LANDSCAPE AS A CANVAS FOR THEIR DIVISIVE & VIOLENT MESSAGE."

Just a warning for anyone out venturing in Oakland. Looks like full blown vigilantism and anarchy is over taking Oakland.
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Old 10-15-2012, 05:32 PM
 
Location: San Jose, CA
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So they expect, what, maybe a couple of uptight dudes and their cousin to show up for a D.O.O.M. rally?
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Old 10-15-2012, 06:01 PM
 
Location: Oakland, CA
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Well apparently the police don't want to bother with taking down the outsiders that are trashing the town. I am all for non-violent protest, but if this keeps the out of towner looters and rioters out of Oakland, I am all for it.
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Old 10-15-2012, 06:38 PM
 
Location: Lafayette, CA
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Well apparently the police don't want to bother with taking down the outsiders that are trashing the town. I am all for non-violent protest, but if this keeps the out of towner looters and rioters out of Oakland, I am all for it.
This flyer and the vigilantes who posted it are no different than terrorist; inciting violence in order to send a political message as a means to an end.
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Old 10-15-2012, 06:52 PM
 
Location: Zurich, Switzerland/ Piedmont, CA
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Too bad Im having a spa day on the 25th, otherwise I might attend to pass out fashion violation citations.
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Old 10-15-2012, 07:28 PM
 
Location: Oakland, CA
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I'm a lover, not a fighter, but I'm all for this!

But why does it only target white people? How about an equal opportunity beatdown?
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Old 10-15-2012, 08:28 PM
 
Location: Oakland, CA
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This flyer and the vigilantes who posted it are no different than terrorist; inciting violence in order to send a political message as a means to an end.
I don't actually believe this will happen. That flyer was posted by one bored guy.
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Old 10-15-2012, 08:29 PM
 
Location: Oakland, CA
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I'm a lover, not a fighter, but I'm all for this!

But why does it only target white people? How about an equal opportunity beatdown?
This thread needs a theme song:

Brand Nubian - Punks Jump Up To Get Beat Down - YouTube
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Old 10-15-2012, 10:39 PM
 
Location: Lafayette, CA
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I don't actually believe this will happen. That flyer was posted by one bored guy.
Could be. I just thought it was funny. I saw the anarchy sign and actually thought it might be Occupy Oakland starting again... but much to my surprise...
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Old 10-16-2012, 12:13 AM
 
Location: Oakland, CA
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Don't you mean dismay?
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