A burning police car, White Night Riot, May 21st, 1979
When the public gets serious about events that trigger major public responses between the police and demonstrators; then public action has a real impact that changes police and the government’s behavior in favor of the public—because anger with determination is required, if anything is ever going to change.
On May 21, 1979 an event took place in San Francisco over the murder of the Mayor and a gay San Francisco Supervisor Harvey Milk. I was working with the AG in Sacramento, and got a call in the middle of the night to go down the less-than-a mile to City Hall, from my apartment, to report on what was taking place. There were at least a dozen police cars burning in the streets by the time I got there. The angry crowds were still furious at what had happened to their supervisor.
When I researched this story today, the images of the dozen cop-cars that burned that night had been scrubbed. Wikipedia now controls this story on the net, all except for the one car above: Without any mention of the 12 burning cars. The sole image of the lone police car burning in front of City Hall, above, came from a police officer who was also there and who wrote his story of that night. (1)
“The crowd had become huge by the time we reached the Civic Center. There was nothing to do, no one addressed the group, no one gave any instructions. But something had to happen. We were much too angry to just end the demonstration. Some people near the entrance began pulling the wrought iron grillwork off the doors and using the pieces to break the glass.
Most of us were horrified to see the beautiful building attacked, but some followed by breaking windows in other parts of the building. One person was seen entering through a broken basement window. He started a fire using papers on the desk in the room. City Hall was trashed. Several hundred police in riot gear stood in formation at the corner, watching the activity, but they were not allowed to respond, a wise decision on the part of the administration. For some reason they had parked police cars at the other end of the block. No one really wanted to destroy City Hall. They just wanted to make a statement. However, when the Activists went after the cars, cheers of approval came from the crowd. A dozen police cars were torched. Car horns and sirens from the burning cars added a chaotic note to the smoky night air.” (2)
The relevance of mentioning this footnote in history, directly applies to what did NOT happen at UC Davis, in the now infamous pepper-spraying incident, applied by Israeli-trained thugs on a California Campus (Nov 18, 2011). Had there been a real and determined response from the demonstrators in Davis that could and should have responded just as those demonstrators did in San Francisco, so many years before. Then the outcome of the UC Demonstration could have changed the entire course for the public and students across the USA. But the UC Students did not rebel; they simply passively surrendered and were sprayed numerous times:
Lauren Moret: “And now this is really interesting, the new chancellor of UC Davis — I have two degrees from UC Davis — is a Greek woman, and she was involved in the student riots and protests in Greece, I have forgotten when it happened, maybe the 60′s or 70′s. And she is extremely conservative and she refused to even talk to the students. They were just sitting on the sidewalks in silence and in a park, and she ordered the UC Davis police to go down and pepper spray those protestors, so there are these great video clips – taken from cell phones – of this officer just walking up and down this line of maybe 30 or 50 students sitting with their heads down and their hands on their laps, and he just sprayed them in the face and all over their bodies with pepper spray.” Scroll down a third of the way-in. (3)
All that happened was the Greek woman Administrator was fired, but the POLICY remains the same! Pepper-spraying continues across the nation and uniformed-cops continue to taser and spray people, having killed over 400 since the introduction of the massively illegal tasers. The unrevealed facts in this crime are below:
Fig. 1: ISRAEL’S ELITE SWAT TEAM WINS INTERNATIONAL URBAN SHIELD 2011 COMPETITION – For the second consecutive year since Israel’s Police elite SWAT team, the “YaMaM,” has participated in the prestigious Urban Shield counter-terror competition in the USA. The YaMam has once again won first place. Similar to last year’s impressive win, Israel’s accomplishment remains strangely, highly under-reported. The only mention of this impressive achievement is on the Facebook page for Israel’s police. 32 SWAT teams from the USA, the FBI and from other countries, participated in the non-stop 48 hour competition. The competition included counter-terror, dealing with serious crimes, hostage retrieval, and a variety of tactical and urban combat situations. Source. (3)
The Middle East and Syria as well as Iran are heating up again – and here inside the belly of the cowardly-beast, there are still no real demonstrations against any of that, or about Palestine’s continued torture, murder and imprisonment either. Maybe this year’s students and or demonstrators have never learned how to demonstrate effectively?
“Over the past century, the American military has been transformed into the supreme global “military cop”, in large measure for the financial benefit of the international banking cartel and transnational corporations.
This transformation is manipulated daily by the international financiers, also known as the Zionist Anglo-American “permanent war crimes racketeering syndicate”, which secures mineral resources in weaker countries and pumps vast quantities of drugs into the global market.”
L. Moret: “Well in October the Homeland Security, local law enforcement, the Oakland Police Department, which is the FBI COINTELPRO headquarters for northern California, and even troops from Bahrain in the Middle East practiced terrorism drills on the UC Berkeley campus. This was in October in anticipation of the Occupy movement. And so now we know they are including foreign troops in this too.”
Dr. Fetzer: “That is pretty bizarre, all by itself, Leuren, foreign troops in the United States. I think if the American people knew that, they would be outraged.” (3)
L Moret: “ …what it seems to me is that with the fall of the Soviet Union, the last major world ideology if you like, we now live in a sort of a monstrous chaos situation which is ~ controlled by a lot of different people who are all scrabbling for power in a system which is dominated by money and by a sort of monster created by an economic system. And in a sense, to my mind, you don’t really have to have “bad guys”. The system itself is the “bad guy”. It is going to create the economics. Once you set up this sort of economic system and allow it to run, it almost automatically produces a monster. And this monster is a “short term gains” monster. So you have a whole load of organizations, if you like, all connected to each other by instant communication systems, which are constantly aimed at making more money instantly on the basis of any change in their environment, and that to me is sufficient to explain nearly everything that is going on.” (3)
WAR: Syria, Iran, and Africa.
Syria seems to be going down the black-hole, thanks to the introduction of the USS Eisenhower.
“The USS Eisenhower, an American aircraft carrier that holds eight fighter bomber squadrons and 8,000 men, arrived at the Syrian coast yesterday in the midst of a heavy storm, indicating US preparation for a potential ground intervention.
While the Obama administration has not announced any sort of American-led military intervention in the war-torn country, the US is now ready to launch such action “within days” if Syrian President Bashar al-Assad decides to use chemical weapons against the opposition, the Times reports.
Some have suggested that the Assad regime may use chemical weapons against the opposition fighters in the coming days or weeks.
k): (These reports are from anonymous sources and are more lies – there is no truth to the accusation of having or using “chemical weapons”, any more than it was true that Iraq had WMD’s – and the sources for both claims came from the same people).
The arrival of the USS Dwight D. Eisenhower, one of the 11 US Navy aircraft carriers that has the capacity to hold thousands of men, is now stationed at the coast of Syria, DEBKAfile reports. The aircraft carrier joined the USS Iwo Jima Amphibious Ready Group, which holds about 2,500 Marines.” (4)
Iran: “That the nuclear weapon issue is simply a complete smoke screen, and if anyone cared about nuclear weapons in the Middle East they ought to be concerned about Israel, which has 200 to 600 of these little beauties. It has never signed the Non-Proliferation Treaty. Won’t allow inspectors into its country.
Where if Israel or the United States were to attack Iran, estimates have it that there would be a million deaths of Iranians outright, and that as the contamination clouds spread over Afghanistan, Pakistan, and India, there would be a minimum of 35 million more additional premature deaths. And indeed by some estimates, and I think the two of you are very well positioned to comment on this, by the estimates since there are some 80 of these different sites developing nuclear energy in Iran, that the results, the contamination should be so catastrophic, including Strontium 90, that it has the potential to spread worldwide and risk the extinction of the human species.
WHO IS THE REAL NUCLEAR THREAT? Iran is surrounded by 45 U.S. military bases, fully armed with nuclear weapons, used on Middle Eastern battlefields since 1990.” Source.
That the nuclear weapon issue is simply a complete smoke screen, and if anyone cared about nuclear weapons in the Middle East they ought to be concerned about Israel, which has 200 to 600 of these little beauties. It has never signed the Non-Proliferation Treaty. Won’t allow inspectors into its country. Where if Israel or the United States were to attack Iran, estimates have it that there would be a million deaths of Iranians outright, and that as the contamination clouds spread over Afghanistan, Pakistan, and India, there would be a minimum of 35 million more additional premature deaths. And indeed by some estimates, and I think the two of you are very well positioned to comment on this, by the estimates since there are some 80 of these different sites developing nuclear energy in Iran, that the results, the contamination should be so catastrophic, including Strontium 90, that it has the potential to spread worldwide and risk the extinction of the human species.” (3)
“Christopher Busby, an internationally acclaimed expert, has been studying the effects of depleted uranium on the birth defects in Fallujah and has determined that it’s not from depleted uranium but from enriched uranium where the United States is using some new generation of nuclear weapons already in Iraq. I have published on this in Veterans Today.” (5)
“Obama’s warmaking appetite exceeds all his predecessors and then some. He’s already waging multiple direct and proxy wars.
His rhetoric about winding them down rings hollow. He wants to make the most of the next four years.
No targeted country left behind reflects his agenda. He’s ravaging the world multiple countries at a time. He’s out-of-control. He governs like a serial killer. He plans more war on Iran, perhaps Lebanon, and full-scale intervention against Syria. He has other targets in mind. He’s insatiable. Africa dreaming explains what’s on his mind.
On December 15, 2006, the United States Africa Command (AFRICOM) was authorized. On February 6, 2007, it was announced. On October 1, 2007, it was established, and on October 1, 2008, it became operational.
It’s based in Stuttgart, Germany, not Africa. It’s responsible for war making and military relations throughout the continent. It’s comprised of 53 countries. Many potential targets are represented.” (6)
It’s ugly everywhere, but it’s NOT over till it’s over!
1) The White Night Riot and Harvey Milk’s Birthday Party
3) Fallujah, Fukushima & the Global Radiation Catastrophe, Part 1
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