FaustasBlog Reports on the Violence from Protestors at the RNC

Police confront protesters

Thanks to Faustas Blog (also at the RNC) She has more video and reports of the chaos.

UPDATE Sept 2: Fausta Reports on the “Shadow Convention of Ron Paul”

Continue here with more on the riots from the Star-Tribune

More than 280 arrested; police wield tear gas, pepper spray

Shouting “our streets, their war,” about 10,000 demonstrators — far fewer than the 50,000 some had predicted — flooded into downtown St. Paul’s narrow streets Monday on the steamy first day of the Republican National Convention.

While block after block of marchers chanted and peacefully waved signs, the carnival atmosphere turned increasingly ugly as Monday wore on

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