Activists Plot Civil Disobedience, Mass Arrests, Infiltration Attempts at DNC

Over five hundred activists have pledged to risk arrest by engaging in nonviolent mass civil disobedience at the Democratic National Convention here in Philadelphia between Monday and Thursday, according to Kai Newkirk, mission director for the Democracy Spring activist group.

  • Spatchcocked

    A consummation devoutly to be wished!!!

    Aux barricades mes amis !!!!! Liberte Egalite Fraternite !!!!

    Bumpers to Rouseau all round !!!!

  • Spatchcocked

    I want dogs….howling baying snapping Malinois and Alsatians ….packs of them…..and squadrons of mounted war horses clearing the streets of canaille.

  • Norman_In_New_York

    I am old enough to remember Chicago 1968. It’s deja vu all over again.

  • barryjr

    Open fences and open doors true to the stated democrat position.

    • roccolore

      The convention has an 8-foot tall fence surrounding it/

      • barryjr

        I guess I should have stated the sarcastic intent

        • roccolore

          But you should notice the irony and hypocrisy either way.

  • QiPo

    Non-violence ends in 3..2..1..

  • Dana Garcia

    I wasn’t going to watch, but now it looks like fun — Democrats fighting the power, namely Queen Hillary.

    Anger, papier-mache figures, protest marches, floor fights. . . dare I say it, the dread DISUNITY!

  • Frances

    Is this the same crowd that tried to disrupt the Republican convention? Or is this a different batch of hired protesters?

  • Linda1000

    A choice of t-shirts: