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The police don't start riots.

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And it is astonishing to me that someone still has to explain that to you.

#f3629bf5 / read by Brinda-85

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.. and a judge who's been handing down rulings from the bench that would be considered wrong in Honduras, ..

#f0c74f42 / read by Brinda-85

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I do. I'm a grown man.

#f0209a33 / read by Sivakumar-51

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Ignoring that reality is just weird to me.

#e7d834c9 / read by Brinda-85

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When you came to Chicago, were you hoping for a confrontation with the police?

#e4f0d3bf / read by Brinda-85

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I am come to set a man at variance with his father. And the daughter against her mother.

#e2e37b6e / read by Sojin-04

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Second shot was in his head. Fred was executed. Anything else?

#dcc113a9 / read by Brinda-85

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Americans who've been killed since the day we were arrested.

#d783a810 / read by Brinda-85

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I've been keeping a list every day.

#d48aed0a / read by Sivakumar-51

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It's almost hard to believe the seven of us weren't able to end a war.

#d1f7a61f / read by Brinda-85

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You're going to be in a lot more of it if you stand up and say 'Fry the pigs!'

#cf12b6b1 / read by Sivakumar-51

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Cops won't give a shit about context, and you don't have enough protection in Chicago.

#c6185c89 / read by Brinda-85

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Wait, I don't know if you were saying 'fuck you' or answering.

#c4e3aacb / NSFW / read by Sivakumar-51

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I'll tell you .. it's nothing compared to the contempt my government has for me.

#c37e080c / read by Sojin-04

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You can't give this speech in Chicago!

#bcc3d765 / read by Brinda-85

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You can't aim a gun if you've been shot in the shoulder, you can't squeeze the trigger.

#bcb74150 / read by Sojin-04

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And the record should reflect, that defendant Hoffman and I are not related.

#b3be8c0b / read by Brinda-85

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On top of everything, we're giving them what they want: a stage and an audience.

#b2fb4aa0 / read by Brinda-85

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There just doesn't seem to be any other way to say it.

#b2e97f7b / read by Sivakumar-51

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Jerry, do you know why the French only eat one egg for breakfast?

#b2304530 / read by Sivakumar-51

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Not machine guns or drugs or little girls.

#b15fa2ae / read by Sivakumar-51

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Of course, because you took that black guy and you made him a sympathetic character.

#ae335656 / read by Sojin-04

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No sir, I am a white woman.

#abb4172e / read by Sivakumar-51

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Not while you're in trouble in Connecticut.

#a8a8717e / read by Sivakumar-51

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Equality, justice, education, poverty and progress, they're second?

#a7f9e1cf / read by Sreekanth-08

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Those are two contradictory instructions.

#a74c3189 / read by Sivakumar-51

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I don't carry money, do you?

#a3f9e9f4 / read by Sivakumar-51

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We carried certain ideas across state lines.

#a1e34f29 / read by Sivakumar-51

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It's practically a religion for me, sir.

#a01054ed / read by Sojin-04

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Maybe you don't want to call it the Conspiracy Office.

#9de34691 / read by Sivakumar-51

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.. so I'm a little less interested in the law than I was when this trial began.

#90a7be7b / read by Sojin-04

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This is a political trial that was already decided for us.

#8e198885 / read by Sreekanth-08

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I wouldn't count on it.

#8dd28f41 / read by Sivakumar-51

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Who started the riots? Was it the protesters or was it the police?

#8caa1d21 / read by Sivakumar-51

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Do you have contempt for your government?

#898bcfef / read by Brinda-85

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They understand the irony, and appreciate the humour.

#80ed1aef / read by Sivakumar-51

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.. I have lived a a very long time, sir, and you're the first person ever to suggest that I have discriminated against a black man!

#7f09209d / read by Sojin-04

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He was shot in the shoulder first.

#7d5c1813 / read by Sreekanth-08

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If you don't win elections, it doesn't matter what's second.

#7b39499f / read by Sivakumar-51

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It's not even so much that it's bigger, it's just better, you know what I mean?

#7a6819b4 / read by Sojin-04

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Conspiracy Office, how can I help you?

#766f5a62 / read by Sreekanth-08

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IF they attack me. You're taking it out of context.

#765f3882 / read by Sojin-04

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A Democratic Convention is about to begin... in a police state.

#70e512d7 / read by Teja-84

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Then let the record show that I am the second.

#6f1f4455 / read by Sivakumar-51

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Winning elections, that's the first thing on your wish list?

#6bce9416 / read by Megha-04

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They'll have witnesses who say they started this one.

#69fdc54d / read by Sreekanth-08

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I think the institutions of our democracy are wonderful things, that right now are populated by some terrible people.

#661a6802 / read by Sojin-04

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It'd be nice to talk to 5'000 people.

#588bf28a / read by Sreekanth-08

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That's right, we're not goin' to jail because of what we did, we're goin' to jail because of who we are!

#516d1e3d / read by Chethan-21

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Mr. Hoffman, are you familiar with contempt of court?

#51108bf6 / read by Teja-84

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In this country, we do it every four years.

#4ea87282 / read by Sivakumar-51

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I'm concerned you have to think about it.

#4cbe9a6c / read by Sojin-04

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And for that, we were gassed, beaten, arrested, and put on trial.

#4a984f6e / read by Sreekanth-08

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I think you got the result you were looking for.

#4a3736e1 / read by Sreekanth-08

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Think it's possible that there were seven protesters in Chicago last summer leading 10,000 undercover cops in protest?

#451a7cb0 / read by Pratheesh-54

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Give me a moment, would you, friend? I've never been on trial for my thoughts before.

#445823fc / read by Chethan-21

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We've dealt with jury tampering, wiretapping, a defendant that was literally gagged ..

#3ed1f0d3 / read by Sojin-04

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Why won't Bobby Seale let anyone represent him?

#3b56c5e0 / read by Teja-84

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If blood is going to flow, let it flow all over this city!

#3a775ac7 / read by Chethan-21

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There's no such thing as a political trial.

#3406d286 / read by Varsha-55

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And if Lincoln had given that speech in Lincoln Park last summer, he'd be put on trial with the rest of us.

#30790982 / read by Pratheesh-54

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So, how do you overthrow or dismember, as you say, your government peacefully?

#2ff87493 / read by Pratheesh-54

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How much is it worth to you? What's your price?

#2eabf705 / read by Sivakumar-51

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You've posed that question in the form of a lie.

#2d94d4ad / read by Chethan-21

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When we crossed from New York to New Jersey to Pennsylvania to Ohio to Illinois, we had certain ideas.

#256c5732 / read by Chethan-21

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Do you know why you're on trial here?

#20686b04 / read by Sreekanth-08

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There are civil trials, and there are criminal trials.

#1f28e996 / read by Chethan-21

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This is the Academy Awards of protests and as far as I'm concerned it's an honor just to be nominated.

#132ddff4 / read by Pratheesh-54

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Well, if you believe that, you'll get your heart broken every day of your life.

#115b9b1e / read by Chethan-21

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When the people shall grow weary of their constitutional right to amend their government, they shall exert their revolutionary right to dismember and overthrow that government.

#0f70c6c7 / read by Varsha-55

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With the trial starting, it might get easy to forget who this is about.

#05d6b2cd / read by Pratheesh-54

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