Skip to comments.“Day of Rage:” Alinskyites call for pointless mass sleepover on Wall Street
Posted on 09/17/2011 12:22:46 PM PDT by matt04
What do they want? Theyre not really sure.
When do they want it? For a couple of months, or until the weather gets too cold, anyway.
A bunch of adrift Alinskyites and disorganized organizers from a group called Adbusters are converging in New York City for some reason or other. Theyre bringing tents, sleeping bags, yoga instructors, face paint and at some point, theyll get around to deciding what their one demand is:
On Saturday thousands of us will occupy Wall Street. We will wave our signs, unfurl our banners, beat our drums, chant our slogans and then well get down to business and hold several peoples assemblies to decide what our one demand will be.
Shall we demand that President Obama reinstate the Glass-Steagall Act; outlaw flash trading; impose a 1% tax on all financial transactions?
These are good ideas but not very energizing.
How about we demand the revocation of corporate personhood?
Feels a bit too abstract. Many Americans dont fully grasp whats at stake with this one. And besides, even if he wants to, President Obama cannot deliver this immediately. In the wake of the recent Supreme Court ruling, a reform project like this requires a constitutional amendment that would take a few years and a whole movement to achieve.
We could demand Obama set up an American Democracy Reform Commission tasked with ending the monied corruption in Washington? Or perhaps a Presidential Commission to rethink the American banking system?
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Will the big headed puppets be there? I miss those.
Start calling it the Day of Reagan. That should get their pink undies in a twist.
Looks like 100 drum circle hippies sitting in a circle.
Apparently they could only muster a few hours of mild agitation.
“Don’t take the brown acid, man.”
Is this the possible riot Bloomberg was whining about the other day?
Must be a DUD! I haven’t heard one word of this on the news.
I’M MILDLY IRRITATED AND I’M NOT GOING TO TAKE IT FOR MUCH LONGER!!!!!!
Yeah....the protesters are wining about that online. LOL!
Ha ha ha... This was posted on their website:
Gas and riot shields. We must be guerilla
Posted 3 days ago by anonymous
Be prepared. We need to be a mobile force. A modern army of nonviolent protest. They will bring tear gas, riot shields, undercovers, and rubber bullets. Im sure theyll have choppers a waiting too.
We will bring our bodies, spirits, our legs to stand on, our voices to speak with, and our hearts.
America will know the truth. We are legion. We do not forgive, we do not forget.
Our strength will be in our numbers, and our ability to mobilize. We can blend in with the general population. And we will carry our message by standing with signs and sleeping on our homeland, our right as Americans. We are tired of the never ending lies. America needs to find her new path, and we will not rest until we are there.
Get ready to stand, speak, and sleep for months on the streets of NYC. This revolution will not be stopped by riot shields, teargas, or force. We are legion. We demand change. Our force is in our multitude, and our ability to mobilize.
HAHAHA. I knew this "Day of Rage" would in reality turn into a day of mild irritation, and attract no more than a few hundred drug addled college mush heads following the lead of a couple dozen aging hippies.
“Typing is for the working class,” LOL!
There is some serious trollin’ going on in the chat. ;-)
Good thing he didn't shut down the subway and evacuate the city.
It would be interesting for someone to videotape these events and analyze the professional protesters. I would bet a sizable amount have no real jobs other than being transported from place to place (Madison, etc) and causing trouble. Most likely Soros money is supporting them.
It’s being discussed among Anons in this thread. Doesn’t look that big a deal. Mainly just by-standers in some of the pics.
I had fun over at one of the live feeds that had a chat area. It was wide open for the hour I was on then they started banning people..I got the boot when I kept saying McDonalds, I’m loving it! Shop at Walmarts! haha.
Dont take the brown acid, man.
Dont take the brown antacid, man.
“We are legion.”
Top Ten Reasons Legion Will Attend the Day of Rage
10. Rage: it’s what We do.
9. It’s a great place to meet succubi.
8. We know they’ll have a hell of a band.
7. “Dudes! I can’t make it. My Anti-Chrysler’s been re-possessed.” Beelzebubba
6. Give us what We want and ... We’ll be back next week with more demands.
5. Pigs. Hippies. We think We preferred swine, but whatcha gonna do. Will there be snacks? Who planned ...
4. We’ll be there as soon as We clean up our room. Dad said so.
3. Hell, hell the gang’s all here.
2. We don’t have anything else to do.
and the #1. reason
1. These are Our people.
No, you are nuts.
I’m almost embarrassed for them.
You can bet the Idiot who wrote that is still in his cellar and not on the street!
The hippies had inspiring if ambiguous slogans, “Revolution Now!” and “Power to the People”. These folks can only come up with “Whatever”.
Wow that was the worst attempt at online broadcasting I have ever seen.
Just what you’d expect, hundreds of college age know nothings yelling, jumping around, beating plastic buckets wishing to Gaia they had a Woodstock.
Twitter has been having a field day with this. Best one I have seen is :”hey hey, ho ho, want fries with that, for here or to go?”
Kind of reminds me of the storming of Yo-Yo Dyne Aviation in ‘Buckaroo Banzai...’ Where the lazy, lizardy looking Lectroids are gathered together for a pep rally and cheer. That went something like this:
Cheer Leader: “Where do we want to go?!!!”
Cheer Leader: When will we get there?!!!”
Lectroids: “REAL SOON!!!”
Trust Fund Kids: Dumber than a sack of hammers.
Frigging hilarious! The entry door had some like "Nobody cumz in here - Sekrit", and Lithgow gives a bravura mugging imitation of Mussolini haranguing the crowd with that speech.
In watching the live feed, here are some observations....
First observation there are a lot of white people at this rally. In fact, I havent seen much diversity in the crowd. Age range seems to be 20ish to 30ish. Lot of on-lookers.
Second observation they have broken the crowd down into smaller groups with mega-phones at each group and they are group thinking. Question: what is the main problem in America?
Third observation theme keeps coming forward of corporate personhood. Dollars have replaced our voice.
Fourth observation the Anonymous group just issued a warning to law enforcement. They said for them not to use excessive force on anyone, or we will come to their aid. And to the rest, they said, Quote: We are not as different as you think, we are you, we are anonymous, we are legion. We do not forgive, we do not forget, expect us.
Currently, they are marching around the perimeter and after that they are going to break for dinner at 6pm and then get back together. The crowd has grown, but it is difficult to tell how many are actual protesters, and how many are on-lookers. A roving camera has interviewed folks. One guy was a Ron Paul supporter, and one guy said most of the crowd is hard left, but if normal people would come down, it could be an effective situation. Of course, anarchists are out in force, carrying red flags. And some type of Spanish influence group is walking around with masks on that look like theatre masks. Im not sure what their agenda is. Overall, the crowd still remains majority white, tinted with olive, and very few of other races. Professionally printed signs are beginning to show themselves, but havent been able to read any of them yet.
At 7pm they will begin with another round of talks, which will be more educational in nature, one guy said. Also, at 7pm they are going to discuss renaming the park they are occupying and they are in the process of calling the corporation that owns the property, to make sure it is okay for them to spend the night there. (Thats sticking it to em! LOL Rather ironic.)
I guess they will be showing propaganda images on the live stream until 7pm. Thats what is on right now. Evil govt, evil military, evil corporations...etc. Progressive blather. There have been several mentions of world ordered socialism is a great thing.
Chants being yelled during march time...
Whose street? Our street!
The people united will never be defeated.
The people are we.
Eat the rich. Feed the poor.
What do you want? Equality. When do you want it? Now.
We are the 99%.
Wall Street banks, you get high, we can see your greedy side.
We got sold out, they got bailed out.
The situation seems to be - not enough naive, mind-numbed young bodies to whip into a frenzy. Since “Anonymous” and his/her ilk are too chicken-shit to put their butts on the line it is a pathetic display.
So, not much is going to happen.
Does this presage next summer?
Will the threat of riots pre-national election fizzle out because folks are more interested in finding jobs and food than getting shot at in the streets?
It has clearly been organized, and appears to be using the same patterns as the “Arab Springs.” Pick a topic most can agree on, get people fired up, then switch to the real agenda once passions are ignited. The real agenda in this instance, in regard to America, is “world socialism” all governments under one umbrella. It’s been mentioned and alluded to in several interviews.
Will they get it done? I don’t think so. We shall see. No SEIU and Acorn types are there that I can see. None of these protesters are even aware of what it would mean to meet the full force of the conservative movement, which supports our constitution! These people on Wall Street parading around do not support our constitution—they want out of the deal.
This is an orchestrated move to over-throw the constitution while progressives still can keep the path clear. It is about crippling America enough to get it on board for the “One currency, one socialist” world. There are enough dumb people to fall prey to this. That is what they are counting on.
I’ll tell you this...this is their one shot. They better get it right, because if they fail, we conservatives will make sure we don’t hear from them for 100 years. It will take that long for their movement to recover.
Ha! - I’m that thread.
What’s really funny is that the protest organizers have recently discovered that the plaza they are currently occupying is actually private property. So far the property owners have no objections to the protesters. There are now reports of parking meters being damaged and at least one person injured by a flying glass bottle.
They so badly are romanticizing about having their own Tahrir Square. The shortsightedness of this protest is simply amazing. HippySpring.
Thankfully, the Obama was prepared for event like this had and a way for concerned citizens to respond.
They so badly are romanticizing about having their own Tahrir Square.
You NAILED it about libtards. It’s ALL about the ‘romanticizing’ of a ‘cause’. Pretty sick, really. It’s like they are all ‘date rejects’ from the HS prom. LOL! They’re trying to ‘get back’ at what they consider ‘the beautiful people’.
You mean they didn’t know it was private property before they organized this thing? *facepalm*
So now they have to ask permission.....how un-Che like.
I wish I had an evil corporation. I would deliver milk and cookies to them with my corporate logo printed on the containers.
It’s an epic fail...
Check this out....from 4 hours ago.. EPICFAIL!!!!! LMAO!
Some kind of confrontation is coming with the marxist traitor scum, in that you're correct.
All I need to know about the filth is that they're the enemy of all we're founded on and hold dear.
And they need to be taught the violent lesson that hundreds and hundreds of thousands of us are prepared to defend it.
They'll never co-opt our military, and they'll never co-opt 'US'.
Should they be foolish enough to attempt what they think they want, it will be a bloodbath, and their extinction is assured.
Of that outcome I've not a shadow of a doubt.
'a Republic madam, if you can keep it'
So enjoy your weekend .. logoff FR for awhile .. do something fun .. buy a new toy and take it to the range !
Post 34: Excellent observational descriptions.
You just demonstrated better reporting talent that ABC, CNN, NBC, and CBS, combined.
Thank you! I won’t be able to keep up with it tomorrow. I hope someone else will. Much is being said that needs to be understood in these [what they call] first days. I think the guy talking about the constitution got the plug pulled on him because he was getting the cart before the horse. I couldn’t figure out why he was saying the Magna Carta originated with the Spanish. I re-heard his audio, and what he said was there was a Spanish document that preceded the Magna Carta during a whole “global movement”. So I googled. Came up with this link...not sure if it is really that important, but it gives some idea of what these college kids learn from History professors. Bottom line, these people are serious. I just don’t know if they can get the numbers in to accomplish what they plan. We’ll see.
“Prof. Rafael Altamira, MAGNA CARTA AND SPANISH MEDIÆVAL JURISPRUDENCE. - Henry Elliot Malden, Magna Carta Commemoration Essays ”
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