Twitter has its bad points, like spam tweets and sheer addiction-making.
But THIS … This is the pearl in a thousand oysters that reminds you why Twitter and Youtube are amazingly great!
(Okay, this post won’t win Pulitzers for writing style, but watch the video!)
FROM: @KeithOlbermann amazing video of marine defending protesters to NYPD near Times Square Oct 15 RT @jopauca: This is the Marine from last night http://bit.ly/p5ElQLLong post from Deck.ly 2011-10-17T03:29:44 View on Twitter
From the Youtube site: Uploaded by BklynJHandyon Oct 16, 2011
United States Marine Corps. Sgt. Shamar Thomas from Roosevelt, NY went toe to toe with the New York Police Department. An activist in the Occupy Wall Street movement, Thomas voiced his opinions of the NYPD police brutality that had and has been plaguing the #OWS movement.
Thomas is a 24-year-old Marine Veteran (2 tours in Iraq), he currently plays amateur football and is in college.
Thomas comes from a long line of people who sacrifice for their country: Mother, Army Veteran (Iraq), Step father, Army, active duty (Afghanistan), Grand father, Air Force veteran (Vietnam), Great Grand Father Navy veteran (World War II).