Occupy Protesters Pepper-Sprayed Nationwide

I said I wished the Occupy Portland Protesters had gotten pepper sprayed, and it looks like it happened. And, yes I have little sympathy, but not in the Portland case. They can throw around the words “non-violent” all they want but when the police demand over a loudspeaker that you leave the street, plus make mention of using chemicals against you, you should back the fuck off.

The uppermost image was captured last Thursday by a photographer for the Oregonian. It depicts Elizabeth Nichols getting a large dose of pepper spray directly to her eyes, mouth and nose. Now she’s a poster-child for the movement. Nichols said “It felt like my face, ears and hands were on fire.”

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Occupy Portland Movement Inhabit SW Main Street (They’re With Stupid)

I desperately wanted to argue with members of the Occupy Portland movement early this morning on Facebook, but since they’re more stubborn than me and completely full of optimistic ignorance, I let it go. Here’s the deal, a bold group of 20 year-olds set up tents in two downtown Portland parks in honor of the Occupy Wall Street protests, which, let’s keep in mind, were inspired by the revolt in Libya.

How America could be perceived as even remotely as tortured as Libya is beyond me. How people could start a protest in honor of that seems even more heinous. Anyway, I was never against these people until today, I believe their intentions are good. But while they may be trying to bring awareness to important issues, that attention recently became completely negative.

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