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Occupy Wall Street: Arrests in Nashville and San Diego
BBC News ^ | 10/28/2011

Posted on 10/28/2011 3:04:27 PM PDT by LesDowrey

In Nashville, a new law was enacted preventing camping overnight near the Tennessee state Capitol.

In San Diego, police arrested 51 people at 02:30 (9:30 GMT), removing tents, canopies, tables and other furniture.

On the US East Coast, many of those taking part in Occupy protests are preparing for an unseasonally cold storm due to hit this weekend.

As much as 10in (25cm) of snow is expected in some areas on Saturday, with between two and four inches forecast for New York City.

Protesters are raising money and floating ideas for how to cope as the temperature drops.

Suggestions reportedly include stockpiling donated coats and blankets, trying to find more secure tents and turning to possible indoor locations.

"Everyone's been calling it our Valley Forge moment," Michael McCarthy, a former Navy medic in Providence, Rhode Island, told the Associated Press news agency, referring to a harsh winter during the American War of Independence.

"Everybody thought that George Washington couldn't possibly survive in the north-east."

Earlier this week, two people from Occupy Denver were admitted to hospital suffering from hypothermia after a storm dumped several inches of snow on the city.

In New York City, the fire department confiscated generators and fuel from protesters because officials said they posed a fire risk.

(Excerpt) Read more at bbc.co.uk ...


TOPICS: Government; Politics; Society
KEYWORDS: arrests; occupy; occupywallstreet; street; wall
Some people might call OWS protestors freezing to death in the cold weather a tragedy...I call it "Social Darwinism."

And if you think that is out of control...You haven't seen this!

1 posted on 10/28/2011 3:04:40 PM PDT by LesDowrey
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To: LesDowrey

Sooner or later, the financial oligarchs will put this stuff down. I think these folks are rather entertaining myself. lol


2 posted on 10/28/2011 3:08:41 PM PDT by DonaldC (A nation cannot stand in the absence of religious principle.)
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To: LesDowrey

you’re going to see more and mor stories quoting ex military in an attempt to align the military with these idiots

they were calling out for a Kent state moment a week or two ago... and just got it in oakland

this is all orchestrated


3 posted on 10/28/2011 3:26:40 PM PDT by sten (fighting tyranny never goes out of style)
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To: LesDowrey
(1) For these coddled, cowardly filth to compare themselves to the volunteers of the Continental Army is sickening.

(2) No one, certainly not the British, assumed that Washington would be unable to endure the winter at Valley Forge. The concern was supply, not that the soldiers couldn't hack the weather.

4 posted on 10/28/2011 3:46:00 PM PDT by wideawake
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To: LesDowrey

A Nashville judge had all charges dropped and said that the law broken was a misdemeanor.


5 posted on 10/28/2011 3:56:53 PM PDT by TennTuxedo
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6 posted on 10/28/2011 3:59:54 PM PDT by DJ MacWoW (America! The wolves are here! What will you do?)
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