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    The majority of students did protest peacefully... sadly there were some thugs who decided to "trash the place", once somebody starts everybody gets on the bandwagon. Graffiti and smashing windows is vandalism though.
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    (Original post by DougieG)
    After the horses charged, the police deserved everything they got, and more besides. Disgusting level of brutality if you watch it back. If you've forgotten, this country belongs to everyone, not the upper class morons in government.

    For some reason people also seem to think that stealing £27,000 from every student in the country is less of a crime than smashing a few windows and causing a little bit of havoc. Civil disobedience is the only way to get this stuff on the front pages, and I think we're going to see a lot more of it come the NHS cuts and the cuts to care for the elderly.

    It may well be that the difficult economic times were not caused by the Tories, but the fact is that it has provided them (many of whom are guilty of far worse criminal damage through the Bullingdon club than the vast majority of protesters) with an excuse to execute their ideologically-driven policy of burdening the next generation with debt. Did they pay for their university education? I rather think not. Perhaps instead of thrusting enormous debt upon those who are just starting life, it might be worth thinking about paying for the next generation themselves, as their parents' generation did for them, and as our generation would have been prepared to do in turn. The fact is that it has to be paid somehow, of course, and the way that this was always done was out of taxes, so that those who could afford to (usually those with good university educations) paid more towards it. The fact is that their generation has now had a free ride, completely avoiding paying for theirs at all, instead squandering the savings. It's not our responsibility to pay our way out of that mess, it is theirs.

    EDIT: Violence is usually the only way to show discontent to an uncaring government. They certainly wouldn't have given a damn if the protest had been peaceful, it probably would have been third page news or so. And frightening the royal parasites was great too! They have the stupidity to come through students who have just had vast sums of debt thrust upon them driving a half-million pound car in handmade tailored clothes paid for by the taxpayer and expect not to get grief? I'm disappointed that the protesters didn't manage more.
    Ideologically driven? Pot, Kettle, Black! Socialist worker types, anti tory zealots and union thugs- if you lot are the future of this country- we are well and truly ****ed.
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    (Original post by pocketfulofposy)
    It was Charlie Gilmour, the adopted son of David Gilmour (Pink Floyd).

    http://www.telegraph.co.uk/education...-Cenotaph.html
    Lol, says it all really!!!
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    (Original post by WelshBluebird)
    Most were peaceful. Sadly, the media like to report on violence, and so it gives the wrong impression that most of the protest was violent, when it wasn't.
    I know there were peaceful protesters but if they're not all peaceful then it's not a peaceful protest is it?! It's a pity that a few prats spoilt it for everyone else.
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    its really sad that some people have completely destroyed the idea of a peaceful protest. I was speaking to come of my colleagues about it today and they think that other who werent necessarily student joined in to help stir things up. I do feel for all the places which are recieving cuts and raises in prices etc but I certainly wouldnt resort to violence because it gets out of proportion and out of control. Now all the students who were there that only wanted a peaceful protest have been tarnished with the same brush im really disappointed that it came to this!
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    (Original post by Lifesharker)
    I did find it entertaining that as far as David Cameron is concerned, this is unacceptable unless of course you happen to be in the Bullingdon club and daddy is footing the bill.
    It's true it really does make him look stupid!

    Although he did announce publicly that he regrets what he did and that joining the Bullingdon Club was a mistake. We've all made mistakes and most people have made big mistakes especially when they were young.

    However, I would prefer if daddy were "footing the bill" for these protestors. Strangely, I think it's going to be the taxpayer who'll be paying, though...
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    (Original post by scorpion95)
    What's the point they would only get cautioned just wastes police time and if they do that to protesters they should do it to the police thugs who abuse their power and attact the peaceful protesters for no reason. The police are too aggressive considering they have shields and weapons against protesters who are unarmed
    Except with concrete blocks, sticks, flare guns, paintball guns, need I go on?
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    This is what happens when you let lefty ****s get overexcited.
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    That first girl is a national disgrace. That photo is also so increadibly destructive in terms of national pulic support.
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    (Original post by Lewroll)
    We showed the tory *******s we arent going to take this **** lying down. I hope theres more protests, I never brought any matches to the last one
    Yeah out of two million students and a population of 61 million only 10k people show up.
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    Must say, its rather disgusting what happened..
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    (Original post by dougieg)
    for some reason people also seem to think that stealing £27,000 from every student in the country is less of a crime than smashing a few windows and causing a little bit of havoc.
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    (Original post by Rooster523)
    After some moron thought it'd be a great idea to swing upon the cenotaph, the students deserved everything they got.

    This country belongs to everyone, not the students who throw their toys out of the pram when they don't get their way.
    Well no actually. If I commit an atrocity against another country, does this country then deserve everything they will get?

    Indeed this country belongs to everyone. That is why the students protest. With your pram comment, you are basically denouncing the right to voice opposition to what is actually going to effect many, many people. Add to that the fact that as someone who witnessed it, I can tell you now that a lot of the people getting hyped up for trouble as they got out of the tubes were unlikely to have been students.
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    (Original post by Margaret Thatcher)
    No, it sends a message that it's acceptable to do that and it will be brushed under the carpet if you are a protester. It also flies in the face of the rule of law.
    I totally agree, they should be fined and they should be put on a list of people who will not be allowed to go to university because of this.
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    (Original post by Blondshavemorefun)
    Ideologically driven? Pot, Kettle, Black! Socialist worker types, anti tory zealots and union thugs- if you lot are the future of this country- we are well and truly ****ed.
    dont forget those who pretended to be students who will put their uniforms back on today. I think they deserve just a little bit on credit.
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    What went on yesterday was an utter disgrace. Idiots who trash the place like that don't deserve to go to university at all.
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    People are going to have to face up to any damage they caused aren't they? In the Daily Mirror, it said that the police photographed some of the kettled.
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    (Original post by DougieG)
    And frightening the royal parasites was great too! They have the stupidity to come through students who have just had vast sums of debt thrust upon them driving a half-million pound car in handmade tailored clothes paid for by the taxpayer and expect not to get grief? I'm disappointed that the protesters didn't manage more.
    I'm sorry but they did nothing wrong. Charles and Camilla were on their way to the Royal Variety Show and just happened to stumble upon some protestors who had avoided the kettling. How would you like it if someone just randomly punched you in the face because they were having a bad day? Basically the same thing that happened to Charles and Camilla (apart from it was damage to the car and not their faces). You wouldn't like it and would probably think it was uncalled for. Wrecking their car was uncalled for and frightening the couple was just mean.

    Also the Royal Family make up a big share of the tourism industry and most of their wealth is inherited, since they own quite a bit of land and property. With the wedding expected to pull in millions of tourists, thus injecting some much needed income into our economy, they can stroll around in their clothes and nice cars paid by the taxpayer because the return they make helps pay for our national services.
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    Hopefully at least some of the violent thugs will be identified and universities and employers will refuse them entry. They want to "bring down the system man", let us see how they like it when the consequences of being violent scum come calling.
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    Like that's going to happen saying something and doing something is completely different things.
 
 
 
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