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Protestors Shut Down Seattle Freeway!

Anti-war protestors have shut down a Seattle area freeway.
Protestors Shut Down Seattle Freeway!
Protestors Shut Down Seattle Freeway!
According to local TV station KING 5:

"SEATTLE - Traffic is stopped eastbound eastbound on the Evergreen Point Floating Bridge because anti-war demonstrators have blocked traffic.

The handful of protesters managed to erect a tripod-like structure on the roadway, blocking traffic.

The Washington State Patrol has arrived on the scene and have apparently made some arrests.

Westbound traffic is also at a crawl, and traffic on Interstate 5 is also backed up."

 http://www.king5.com
idiots 18.Feb.2003 12:20

Zaphod

Idiots. Good way to ruin the cause.

Yep, do nothing, let war happen 18.Feb.2003 12:38

Celeborn

First they came for the Jews
and I did not speak out
because I was not a Jew.
(and I was too busy making money to go to a protest and besides I nmight end up on TV and someone might see me and I might be embarrassed)

Then they came for the Communists
and I did not speak out
because I was not a Communist.
(and they told me it might be dangerous to hold a sign or a banner on a freeway overpass and it might interfere with traffic)

Then they came for the trade unionists
and I did not speak out
because I was not a trade unionist.
(and they told me it was dangerous to set up a tripod on the freeway and it would stop traffic and traffic was more important than the lives of Iraqis and I shouldn't interfere with the "right" of others to drive and it might ruin the "cause")

Then they came for me
and there was no one left
to speak out for me.

Zaphod 18.Feb.2003 12:44

Bob Packwood

Time is short. What do you recommend?

Dear Good German 18.Feb.2003 22:02

Jacobyte

If you had been out on the streets and in the woods for the last ten years like many of us, you might realize by now that waving your doubtless polite and wellbred protest sign from the sidewalk aint gonna do shit. The people who stole your country while you had your head up your ass amusing yourself are Nazis, and they only understand forceful resistance. Get it through your head, the status quo is over, along with your cute little lifestyle.