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Monday, August 13, 2012

Occupy, Anonymous Plan to Screw Your Afternoon Commute

Posted By on Mon, Aug 13, 2012 at 2:43 PM

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What could be more annoying than an Occupy or Anonymous protest? How about an Occupy and Anonymous protest together.

The two anti-government groups are planning a joint action at Fruitvale BART station at 5 p.m. today, which means you East Bay-bound folks best find another way home.

Anonymous says it's been way too long since its last weekly protest at BART, aimed to draw attention to the transit agency's heavy-handed police force. However, the only thing those weekly protests drew last year was a lot of anger from tired commuters.

In a recent letter to BART, the group again calls the agency's police force "unprofessional and violent."

So one year later, here's what Anonymous has to say to the BART police:

But because a letter never suffices, Anonymous and Occupiers say they

will be there to tell you in person exactly how they feel. And for the

record, today's protest will also mark the first anniversary

of Anonymous' much-dreaded weekly BART protests, where protesters packed

stations week after week, holding up trains, pissing off commuters, and

generally accomplishing nothing.

See you tonight for this birthday bash -- no gifts, please.

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Erin Sherbert was the Online News Editor for SF Weekly from 2010 to 2015. She's a Texas native and has a closet full of cowboy boots to prove it.


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