NEW YORK (Frameshop) – It should come as no surprise that the Oakland Police Department–hurling enough rubber bullets and flash grenades to make a Columbian drug lord wince–finally raided the Occupy Oakland encampment at around 5:00am this morning. The justification for the using so much violence? According to reports, the OPD claims protesters were hurling water bottles, paint, and rocks. Within hours, Mayor Jean Quan was already praising her police department for keeping the park safe for peaceful protests.
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