|(Image from: Q13's May Day 2016 Live Updates)|
Well, I guess it was too much to ask for that the first day of May would end peacefully.
My wife and I had a pleasant and productive day, but for some of our Seattlite friends and neighbors yesterday was anything but pleasant: The "anti-capitalist" march turned violent resulting in 5 police officers being injured and 9 rioters arrested.
It's getting to the point where I don't remember a peaceful May Day here in the Pacific Northwest, especially when anarchists show up and consider themselves "Ungovernable."
But according to Evan Bush, anarchist-agitated violence has only occurred during the past four years, giving us a 5-year lull from the 1999 WTO Riots.
I'd like a lifetime lull from now on.
Unfortunately, we can expect more calls-to-arms, like this one, as part of an annual Pacific Northwest tradition:
|(Image from: It's Going Down--May Day Across North America)|