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Dream Defenders continue
protest, FDLE disputes lack of food

Tallahassee Democrat [FL], by Jordan Culver

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Posted By:earlybird, 7/28/2013 11:00:06 PM

Dream Defenders Executive Director Philip Agnew has said he knew the group would have to “get comfortable with being uncomfortable” during its now-13-day sit in at the Capitol. The college activists reached a new level of “uncomfortable” over the weekend – the group said Capitol police stopped food from coming into the building, leaving a group of about 50 protesters with little more than snack items and a few cups of water. Reports from the Florida Department of Law Enforcement indicate that´s not accurate.(Snip)phone calls to FDLE in support of the protest shut down the center’s ability

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Has cost the Capital $183,000 so far.

The overload of calls effectively made them unable to respond to requests for Amber Alert, assistance with officer-involved shootings, and crime scene response. Many of the callers simply waited until the line was answered and then hung up.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: realrep, 7/28/2013 11:32:30 PM     (No. 9447241)

Feed ´em beans....cabbage....

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Reply 2 - Posted by: Zarin, 7/28/2013 11:47:16 PM     (No. 9447247)

This is mob rule. BTW it took to the second page for the reporter to note that this was about the Zimmerman aquital.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: mc squared, 7/29/2013 12:12:17 AM     (No. 9447256)

I´m sure the capitol is prepared for the unexpected. Have non essential personnel leave, have LEOs don gas masks and gas the protestors out.

The longer they´re allowed to interfere in state business the more expensive ( and explosive ) it will get.

I have no patience for this.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: The Advocate, 7/29/2013 2:16:20 AM     (No. 9447304)

So they are protesting Zimmerman acquittal and Stand your Ground denying legal protection to other Florida citizens while they tie up phones and police.
Book ´em Danno.
Trayvon Martin - a phony issue.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: Twiggy, 7/29/2013 2:22:36 AM     (No. 9447305)

This is totally disgusting. Throw the bums out now!

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Reply 6 - Posted by: ZurichMike, 7/29/2013 4:09:30 AM     (No. 9447313)

After hours, they are trespassing. Remove them like you would remove any other trespasser. Or cut off power and A/C to that room, lock the toilets. Allow only exiting of the room to the street.

What´s the big deal?

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Reply 7 - Posted by: NuGoddess, 7/29/2013 6:01:49 AM     (No. 9447347)

Obviously, these ´´defenders´´ are unemployed. Would that they were protesting the lack of jobs instead of looking for ´´justice´´ for a young man whose thuggish actions lead to his own death.

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Reply 8 - Posted by: lil dotty, 7/29/2013 9:16:04 AM     (No. 9447631)

Give them guns, bar the windows, lock the doors. If anything like Chicago, they´ll do themselves in this weekend. Problem solved.


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Reply 9 - Posted by: earlybird, 7/29/2013 10:47:21 AM     (No. 9447828)

Rick Scott is a wuss. That´s how this mess got Angela Corey and it was downhill all the way.

But I´m not sure about locking the restrooms, #6 - these types don´t need them.

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