John Maenpaa

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Christian/Patriot/Libertarian-Socialist and I support: AFL-CIO & IWW & ACLU & Occupy & Declaration Of Independence & Constitution #union #iww #WIUnion #occupy

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Oakland police sued in Occupy beating

http://www.sfgate.com/crime/article/Oakland-police-sued-in-Occupy-beating-4102321.php

A college instructor and activist from Marin County who was thrown to the ground by police and struck twice with a baton during an Occupy protest in Oakland - an incident captured on video and posted to YouTube - has filed a federal civil rights lawsuit.

Video footage of the Jan. 28 incident does not show what happened before Robert Ovetz was pulled from a crowd of demonstrators outside the YMCA on Broadway.

But it does show that Ovetz was not resisting when an officer - identified in the lawsuit as Ercivan Martin - hit him in the abdomen and back with a baton.
Ovetz, a 35-year-old Woodacre resident who has taught sociology an...

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#union #iww #ows #p2 #tlot #tcot

Oakland police sued in Occupy beating

http://www.sfgate.com/crime/article/Oakland-police-sued-in-Occupy-beating-4102321.php

A college instructor and activist from Marin County who was thrown to the ground by police and struck twice with a baton during an Occupy protest in Oakland - an incident captured on video and posted to YouTube - has filed a federal civil rights lawsuit.

Video footage of the Jan. 28 incident does not show what happened before Robert Ovetz was pulled from a crowd of demonstrators outside the YMCA on Broadway.

But it does show that Ovetz was not resisting when an officer - identified in the lawsuit as Ercivan Martin - hit him in the abdomen and back with a baton.
Ovetz, a 35-year-old Woodacre resident who has taught sociology an...

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