Sunday, June 20, 2010

Moonbats trying to stop an Israeli ship from unloading in Oakland?

Here is the Kos diary.

Update: Live video of the great event.

Update: SFGate (h/t: Jawa Report) makes it sound as if the protest actually prevented loading:
Hundreds of demonstrators, gathering at the Port of Oakland before dawn, prevented the unloading of an Israeli cargo ship. [...]

The demonstrators want to block the unloading of the Zim ship for a full day. After convincing the day shift of longshoreman to honor the picket line, the demonstrators dispersed around 10 a.m., Becker said. The ship is scheduled to arrive in mid-afternoon, and the demonstrators plan to gather again around 4:30 p.m. and re-establish their picket line before the evening shift of longshoremen arrives at 6 p.m.
Some of the comments on the Kos diary made it sound as if the non-presence of the ship during the protest was a snafu for ANSWER and crew. This one is especially interesting:
The Zim ship scheduled to arrive in Oakland is NOT an Israeli ship. It's a British flag ship. And it hasn't even arrived yet (and obviously won't during daylight hours today). Right now, it's heading north off Monterey Bay.
Stay tuned . . .

Update: The ship is finally unloaded.

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