circus protest in General Discussion Posted August 29, 2007 potter - that's about the biggest group we've gotten. more often it's just a few people. josh - the circus people are so cruel and ignorant that things got a little out of hand, but normally we try to stay more restrained, if only so the cops don't make up laws and force us to leave. it's so crooked - they tell you you can't protest (a lie of course) but if you don't leave, they arrest you for not resisting/interfering. then if you go to court, you get convicted, not for protesting, but resisting/interfering. and they know the poor can't afford attorneys, and so they win - you have to leave. that happened to us at the rodeo, and at an action at the American Cancer Society/Relay for Life. I'm in AFSCME, and at the next meeting, i'm bringing a motion to expel all law enforcement and prison employees from the union on the grounds that they are, by definition, counterrevolutionary. no one'll second it, i know, but i want them to know where i stand.