posted on Sep, 11 2009 @ 02:38 PM
I was taking part in the "rock the planet" protest today. I was not some radical, I simply went to observe and take part in what was to be a
peaceful protest. When I got to the area where the group was converging I counted about 12 people total, 4-5 picket signs. I parked my car and
approached the group, talked to the leader, got in line on the sidewalk. The leader sounded really excited about protesting and excitedly told us
that we need to fight to take back this country even if it meant violence.
Over the course of the next ten minutes the ringleader started yelling some weird stuff.
"Someone should F$#ing kill that (Rhymes with digger and begins with N) in the Whitehouse.")
"Join us or die by us"
With the racial slurs about the president came the wisdom of an old man in the group telling the ringleader to cool it down and that there was no need
After a few minutes a bum walked by, granted there are a lot of unemployed people begging in this city. The bum proceeded to beg for money from all of
us, the ringleader of our group offered to give the bum a dollar. As soon as the ringleader opened his wallet, the protester closest to him grabbed
the wallet and pulled out a police badge and held it up for the whole group to see.
Instatly the entire group clustered around the officer demanding an explanation. One larger and younger protestor pushed the ringleader towards the
street yelling, "What the f##$ is this?" I have never seen a cop run so fast in my life, the dude ran to his car, started the motor, and peeled
After this incident the group decided to disband on the side of caution.
This scares me for many reasons.
What are the thoughts of ATS?