Those Whom the Gods Would Destroy...
He's at it again:
After assessing the protests held thus far as a lead-up to the NATO Summit, “I think we’re off to a pretty good start,” Chicago Police Supt. Garry McCarthy said Wednesday.
That was after another day that saw protests downtown, including an Occupy Chicago-organized rally and march by about 150 people Wednesday morning, where participants demanded a year-long moratorium on foreclosure evictions in Cook County.
By Wednesday afternoon, McCarthy said, his police department had overseen four major protests he said involved less than 300 people — and made 12 arrests.
“Ten of them you can call them voluntary. They were acts of civil disobedience, where people wanted to be arrested,” he said. “There were two batteries to police officers that we made arrests for.”
However, he said, “So far, the events have been orderly. We’re equipped. We’re trained. And at this point, we feel that we’re off to a good, successful start, and we’re actually excited to get this done.”
Has anyone been checking the Greyhound Station lately? Because our network people who are monitoring the subversives relate the following:
- According to their counting, 700 members of "anonymous" are arriving from the East Coast;
- 1200 are arriving from the West Coast;
- upwards of 3300 members of the "black bloc" and associated groups are coming from Canada and Seattle;