Skip to comments.Should Occupy Wall Street carry guns to protect itself from government tyranny? (Cover keyboards)
Posted on 12/23/2012 11:13:20 PM PST by 2ndDivisionVet
This is a story you just knew was coming eventually:
According to internal documents newly released by the FBI, the agency spearheaded a nationwide law enforcement effort to investigate and monitor the Occupy Wall Street movement. In certain documents, divisions of the FBI refer to the Occupy Wall Street protests as a "criminal activity" or even "domestic terrorism."
The internal papers were obtained by the Partnership for Civil Justice fund via a Freedom of Information Act Request. The fund, a legal nonprofit that focuses on civil rights, says it believes the 112 pages of documents, available for public viewing on its website, are only "the tip of the iceberg."
"This production ... is a window into the nationwide scope of the FBIs surveillance, monitoring, and reporting on peaceful protestors organizing with the Occupy movement," wrote Mara Verheyden-Hilliard, the fund's executive director, in a press release Saturday.
According to the documents, the FBI coordinated extensively with private companies, including banks, that feared they could be affected by Occupy protests. Occupy, which took root in New York City's Zuccotti Park in September 2011 and spread to cities across the country, targeted corporations and other forces it believed to perpetuate social inequality...
(Excerpt) Read more at philly.com ...
“Make no mistake: The government was not spying on the Occupy movement because they thought it would be violent; they were spying on the Occupy movement because they were afraid it would be successful”
lol...Amongst the Occupy filth, I doubt there’s an IQ higher than 90.
Free the money from the rich NOW!
OWS is on the same side as government tyranny
Top down bottom up .
Certainly the so-called Occupy movement doesn’t believe in guns, do they?
So what was that smart ass closing remark meant to imply? Is it that he assumes we, the right to carry advocates, would apply his dictatorial gun views when it came to the Occupy crowd and deny them the right to carry if they were so inclined? His twisted mind can not assume anything different.
Here's one posted here on FR...
The Tea Party never faced this kind of issue from the cops. Yet Bunch is the first to paint Tea Partiers as extremists (he ran hard with the false claim about that census taker being killed by anti-government types when it was a staged suicide, and also was fond of using bogus stories to show them as racist).
The Occupy movement was merely the government’s left-wing astroturf. Any monitoring on their part was to make sure the Occupiers were doing what they were told to.
Another group of leftist jerks whining and crying. These fools don’t have a clue as to even what they want.
FR sure has changed since the old days.
Because OWS just isn't complete until they are ARMED NAZIs.
All OWS is missing now is their own version of hitler. Oh wait, we just had an election...
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