Someone threw a chemical bomb at the Occupy Maine encampment in Portland last night. Fortunately, nobody was seriously hurt. I wonder how much more of this we’re going to see as the Occupy movement gains momentum and popular support?
I’m always amazed at the lengths the reactionary right will go to suppress ideas they can’t abide.
Police are looking for the person they say threw a chemical bomb at the Occupy Maine encampment in Portland.
Police responded around 4 a.m. Sunday morning to an explosion in Lincoln Park at Congress and Pearl Streets.
Nobody was injured in the incident, reports CBS Affiliate WGME, but the homemade bomb – made up of chemicals poured into a plastic Gatorade container – could have caused serious injury.
The Occupy movement has been nothing but peaceful but they’ve experienced violence from both the police and the reactionary right for expressing themselves in a constitutionally protected manner. It’s shameful that America has come to this.