I was writing a blog about my experiences in Oakland on J28, and am still having issues presenting the message I would like to. Instead I have decided to share a few videos with you, which show a more truthful picture of what happened that day. It started as a party, and apparently OPD has a problem distingishing between happy protesters, and a riot. We were tear gassed, had flash grenades lobbed at us, and less lethal projectiles shot at us. We were corralled or as they like to say "kettled" with many getting beat up at the YMCA, out of sight of many of the cameras.