From:   Aaron Gemmill <>
Sent time:   Wednesday, October 05, 2011 9:16:21 PM
Subject:   Re: [september17discuss] Military outreach?

On Wed, Oct 5, 2011 at 11:04 PM, Aaron Gemmill <> wrote:
that was tonight around 8:45, according to the video.. 

On Wed, Oct 5, 2011 at 10:43 PM, Jon Good <> wrote:
holy shit.  Was that today?  Also, why is it the commanders (white shirts) and not the regular grunts (blue shirts) that seem to do all the beating?

You're right.  He doesn't look conflicted.  Other cops do, though.  

On Wed, Oct 5, 2011 at 10:34 PM, Aaron Gemmill <> wrote:

this guy doesn't look terribly conflicted.

my daughter and i left a little before 8 after walking into a skirmish at broadway and wall. i didn't want to be stuck in a police riot w/ a 16-month-old baby.


On Wed, Oct 5, 2011 at 10:04 PM, grimwomyn <> wrote:
But they are the 99% as well, and as the daughter of a Vietnam War vet
who was very conflicted to his dying day about his involvement, it
would be a big mistake to write off people in the military. My father
raised me to believe that joining the military is the worst thing you
could do, as the govt would own your body and soul.

He was a career officer who left the service after Kent State.

Embrace those who understand and want to help move our cause forward.

On Wed, Oct 5, 2011 at 10:00 PM, JeremyToG <> wrote:
> I can't really do anything about this potentially dangerous idea, but
> I'll point it out here in case someone else knows better:
> A delightfully pointed sign from a video of the current occupations
> caught my attention, openly stating that "The 99% includes the cops."
> Which made me wonder about what other groups would be included, and
> the US military came to mind. Especially from what I've heard about
> recruitment frequently targeting the poor.
> A little support from the barracks would be rather unsettling for the
> people in charge, wouldn't it?