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A Look at Occupy Wall Street's Supply Room
NBC News' Today Show ^ | October 16, 2011 | Jonathan Vigliotti

Posted on 10/16/2011 4:00:16 PM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet

From the outside looking in, Occupy Wall Street's headquarters at Zuccotti Park may look like a clutter of tents and sleeping bags. But just a few blocks away, the so-called Trojan Horse of this well-organized movement is in plain sight.

That's where the Occupy Wall Street supply room is located, a stockpile of food, clothing, and medical supplies housed in a former bank on the corner of Broadway and Exchange.

"We get anywhere from 100 to 400 boxes a day," protester Saum Eskandandi told NBC New York as he led a tour of the supply room. "People have been sending us so much support, it's overwhelming."

The goods are donated from all over the world and sent to a P.O. box the group set up at a local UPS store. Even the warehouse space itself was free of charge, donated by the building.

In assembly-line fashion, protesters organize everything from clothes to canned food as they come in. So far, $230,000 has also been donated and currently fill the organization's bank account.

"Only a small portion of that money has been used, and only if everyone at the park agrees," said Eskandandi. "Really, the physical donations of goods mean more than a growing bank account."

Once shipments are organized, the contents are loaded into bins and wheeled to the park....

(Excerpt) Read more at nbcnewyork.com ...


TOPICS: Business/Economy; Local News; Politics
KEYWORDS: civilwar2; communismkills; eskandandi; freerent; friendsofobama; georgesoros; hippies; newyork; occupy; occupywallstreet; rentamob; soros
Try getting someone to donate free warehouse space to your group in downtown Manhattan and see how far you get.
1 posted on 10/16/2011 4:00:19 PM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

If they have so much support, they can provide their own porta potties.


2 posted on 10/16/2011 4:05:07 PM PDT by No Socialist
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
"Only a small portion of that money has been used, and only if everyone at the park agrees,"

???

How is this going to end?

3 posted on 10/16/2011 4:05:57 PM PDT by 2banana (My common ground with terrorists - they want to die for islam and we want to kill them)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

I am going to send some dog crap and see if they stockpile it.


4 posted on 10/16/2011 4:06:17 PM PDT by Berlin_Freeper
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Astroturds.

And George Soros denies and involvement even after bankrolling Media Matters and Move On.


5 posted on 10/16/2011 4:08:57 PM PDT by a fool in paradise ('Are now or have you ever been a member of the tea party?' is NOT a legitimate debate question.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

I demand ideological purity!

Only electricity from solar and wind sources may be used!


6 posted on 10/16/2011 4:10:12 PM PDT by nascarnation (DEFEAT BARAQ 2012 DEPORT BARAQ 2013)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Will the rent-a-mob-sters be paying taxes on the protest money they’ve been given?

Will the quacks who are operating the “clinic” for those claiming sick leave be investigated?


7 posted on 10/16/2011 4:10:55 PM PDT by a fool in paradise ('Are now or have you ever been a member of the tea party?' is NOT a legitimate debate question.)
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To: Berlin_Freeper

So they trust that the stuff they’re getting is ok??!! What if it’s laced with rat poison?? Is anyone checking?


8 posted on 10/16/2011 4:12:06 PM PDT by ExtremeUnction
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Who pays for delivery? Trash pickup?

Do they brush their teeth? Wash? Where?

Do they have lice or other critters, yet?

Are there problems with rats?

This is the 0bamaville future. Voluntarily FEMA’d. Internment as a way of being. Wow.

Sounds like Suicide by revolution.


9 posted on 10/16/2011 4:12:13 PM PDT by combat_boots (The Lion of Judah cometh. Hallelujah. Gloria Patri, Filio et Spiritui Sancto.)
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To: No Socialist

Indeed - I’d like to see who owns the building housing this “free” warehouse and how they came to donate it. I’ll bet my next paycheck it’s an Obama donor and they got a phone call from “someone” connected to the Dems asking them to take care of it.


10 posted on 10/16/2011 4:12:33 PM PDT by Right Cal Gal (Ronald Reagan: "our liberal friends....know so much that isn't so...")
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To: 2banana

It is starting to happen. These people will do exactly what they are protesting against. They are hippocrites. They will lie, cheat, and steal from one another until they turn against themselves. They are getting too large without any organization or delegation. It should turn into chaos.


11 posted on 10/16/2011 4:13:09 PM PDT by GunPkrBkr (I'd rather be judged by twelve, than carried by six.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

At least now we know where some of that money that Solyndra “lost” over the last 2 years went.


12 posted on 10/16/2011 4:14:38 PM PDT by Texas Eagle (If it wasn't for double-standards, Liberals would have no standards at all -- Texas Eagle)
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To: GunPkrBkr

Let us hope.


13 posted on 10/16/2011 4:15:37 PM PDT by riri
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To: ExtremeUnction

ROFLMFAO!! Is it laced with rat poison? I guess by the time you find out one of them are dead from it, they will already be rotting with the other garbage piled up!


14 posted on 10/16/2011 4:16:46 PM PDT by GunPkrBkr (I'd rather be judged by twelve, than carried by six.)
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To: 2banana

Hopefully with nightsticks and water cannons.


15 posted on 10/16/2011 4:20:38 PM PDT by EEGator
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

They must have organized as a 501c3 or 4. I’d like to see when they filed, and who makes up their board.


16 posted on 10/16/2011 4:20:48 PM PDT by Excellence ( CTRL-GALT-DELETE)
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To: Berlin_Freeper

Dude! Brownies... kinda dank but wth? what?


17 posted on 10/16/2011 4:21:43 PM PDT by steveo (PETO-VT-IN-MARI-SVB-CRVCE-AVSTRALI-SEPELIAR)
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To: a fool in paradise

its acorn and obamas advisor Gaspard..the communist that started this.


18 posted on 10/16/2011 4:24:21 PM PDT by dalebert
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To: Right Cal Gal

I believe it’s a union warehouse.


19 posted on 10/16/2011 4:26:29 PM PDT by 9YearLurker
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To: 2banana

In Atlanta, it’s been their undoing.

They have to agree by consensus to do anything. If they can’t agree, then they have to move back to the original agenda.

When Rep. John Lewis came to see them last week, he wanted to speak to them.

Someone spoke up and said that Lewis shouldn’t speak, because he is no better than anyone else.

They voted. They couldn’t agree.

Another person spoke up and said Lewis should speak, not because he is better than anyone else, but because he has something important to say.

They voted again. They still couldn’t agree. They again wouldn’t let him speak.

Since then, the group is receiving very little support in the Democratically controlled city of Atlanta. If you disrespect Lewis, you don’t get anywhere.

The mayor of Atlanta has given them until tomorrow to move along.


20 posted on 10/16/2011 4:28:04 PM PDT by Pan_Yans Wife ("Real solidarity means coming together for the common good."-Sarah Palin)
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To: dalebert

I wonder if any of these spoiled punks are taking any of their stores of goods and going into poor areas and sharing.


21 posted on 10/16/2011 4:28:13 PM PDT by shankbear (Bush's fault......that is more in bad taste than my old tag line........)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
So far, $230,000 has also been donated and currently fill the organization's bank account.

Bunch of greedy pigs. They'll have to protest against themselves.

22 posted on 10/16/2011 4:29:42 PM PDT by Texas Eagle (If it wasn't for double-standards, Liberals would have no standards at all -- Texas Eagle)
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To: Pan_Yans Wife

Nashville gave them a few hours last week. They went home. Idiots


23 posted on 10/16/2011 4:29:42 PM PDT by eyedigress ((Old storm chaser from the west)?)
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24 posted on 10/16/2011 4:29:57 PM PDT by DJ MacWoW (America! The wolves are here! What will you do?)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
"People have been sending us so much support, it's overwhelming."

Yeah. It's probably from your parents. They're so happy they finally got you out of the house they want to make sure you don't come back.

25 posted on 10/16/2011 4:31:18 PM PDT by Texas Eagle (If it wasn't for double-standards, Liberals would have no standards at all -- Texas Eagle)
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To: 2banana

Dope for bananas.


26 posted on 10/16/2011 4:32:13 PM PDT by eyedigress ((Old storm chaser from the west)?)
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To: shankbear

“sharing” was in a post I submitted to Reuters - something like, where are the communist uniforms made of cotton and why don’t they give their nice coats and tents to the poor, but it wasn’t approved. :)


27 posted on 10/16/2011 4:58:45 PM PDT by huldah1776
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To: huldah1776

Lord of the flies. l


28 posted on 10/16/2011 5:04:07 PM PDT by GlockThe Vote (The Obama Adminstration: 2nd wave of attacks on America after 9/11)
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To: huldah1776

This is a completely fake “movement.” Like a bowel movement brought on by laxative abuse. These people are ultimately greedy to the core. They want the gubmint to take away the bounty of the producers and simply give it to net consumers.


29 posted on 10/16/2011 5:04:11 PM PDT by shankbear (Bush's fault......that is more in bad taste than my old tag line........)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
I hope the proper filing have been done with the IRS. But I would supposed that the warehouse and bank account are held by the DNC.

I still can't understand how the neighbors have not filed suit and requested a restraining order against the park owner which I would assume is not licensed to operate a campground.

30 posted on 10/16/2011 5:42:06 PM PDT by Mike Darancette (Psalm 109:8)
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To: shankbear

most of those punks probably live off mom and dad and smoke alot of funny stuff.


31 posted on 10/16/2011 5:44:53 PM PDT by dalebert
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To: Mike Darancette

Or a Zoo.


32 posted on 10/16/2011 6:17:52 PM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet (Better to ask forgiveness than permission.)
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To: Mike Darancette

I think I heard the warehouse belongs to a teachers union.


33 posted on 10/16/2011 7:05:10 PM PDT by RightFighter (It was all for nothing.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

I give this OWS rabble about six more weeks. Then winter will set in, and they’ll think about an Occupy Miami protest.


34 posted on 10/16/2011 7:13:18 PM PDT by driftless2
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To: Right Cal Gal

I think the warehouse belongs to a teachers’ union. Power to the people!


35 posted on 10/16/2011 7:17:19 PM PDT by Cyber Liberty (Cain = National Sales Tax; Perry = Amnesty for Illegals; Romney = Obamacare forever. Who's left?)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Here’s what I’m protesting....It’s not fair that Occupy Wall Street gets to have a fully stocked warehouse, while all the other Occupy people have to fend for themselves!!! I think Occupy Wall Street is obligated to show solidarity to the other Occupy folks and share their wealth!!! Money and supplies!!


36 posted on 10/16/2011 8:23:23 PM PDT by daisy mae for the usa
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To: RightFighter
I think I heard the warehouse belongs to a teachers union.

Teachers Union or DNC little difference.

37 posted on 10/16/2011 8:42:09 PM PDT by Mike Darancette (Psalm 109:8)
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