Legal Advisor To Oakland's Mayor Resigns Over Brutalization Of #Occupy Protestors
Dan Siegel will no longer be advising Mayor Jean Quan on legal matters. Instead he has decided to stand with the 99%. This comes after Siegel urged people to head to the protests last night to stand with the protestors as the police raided their camp.
Man Shot With Rubber Bullet For Filming Police In Oakland
This is shocking. A man is filming a police line in Oakland when a police officer opens fires on him. I honestly am at a loss for words. But I'd like to take this moment to remind our boys in blue that pointing a camera at a police officer is not a crime.
Navy Sailor Stands Strong Holding U.S. Constitution While Police Fire Tear Gas At Occupy Oakland Protestors
While police forces were in full blown riot gear firing tear gas and rubber bullets at protestors, one Navy veteran stands strong amidst the chaos. He doesn't even flinch while holding the U.S. constitution and Veteran's for Peace flag. They really make the Navy tough as nails.
How The Media Is Covering #OccupyOakland's Horrific Night
So last night the streets of Oakland turned into a Michael Bay movie for a while. The images and video are somewhat reminiscent of those we saw in Egypt earlier this year. Seeing as these type of images occurring in our country are somewhat rare, I figured it would be interesting to see how the media was covering the story. Here are a few looks at where and how news sites featured the story.