Skip to comments.Anonymous's Occupation Of Wall Street Begins At Noon (Slept Late)
Posted on 09/17/2011 8:49:07 AM PDT by RightGeek
A loose coalition of left-leaning groups like Adbusters and Anonymous are beginning their "occupation" of Wall Street today at noon. Their goal is to "see 20,000 people flood into lower Manhattan, set up tents, kitchens, peaceful barricades, and occupy Wall Street for a few months." According to the protest's website, a "leaked bulletin from the New York Police Department reveals that they expect at least 5,000" to show up today, and ask participants to being "warm clothing" along with other provisions due to the recent cold snap. Mayor Bloomberg told his eponymous news organization, "People have a right to protest, and if they want to protest, well be happy to make sure they have locations to do it. As long as they do it where other peoples rights are respected, this is the place where people can speak their minds "
Once in place, the protesters claim they will "incessantly repeat our one simple demand until Barack Obama capitulates," but what exactly is that demand? We won't know until a week from now, when they "publicly deliver [their] manifesto to the White House and to the American media," but looking at their list of possibilities, they are anything but "simple." Then again, neither are the problems.
The occupation won't be entirely "peaceful," as Anonymous is promising to roll out a new, more powerful hacking tool to cripple websites. According to ITWorld, the group recently tested it by bringing down WikiLeaks and Twitter. If the protesters make it until Monday, they'll be able to greet President Obama as he swings into town to speak to the UN and schmooze with wealthy donors.
"If we have peaceful assemblies and debates about what our demands to President Obama should be, then bit by bit we can create a situation that will rival what happened in Egypt," the editor of Adbusters tells CNN. While the occupation begins at 12:00 p.m. at North Bowling Green, the protest will amass in earnest at 3:00 p.m. at Chase Plaza.
Hey, where are all the NYC construction workers that used to beat on the hippies back in the early 70’s during their protests, riots, US flag burnings and general marxist tendencies? They can beat on the hippies in the morning and beat on the mosque supporters in the afternoon. All in a days work saving the United States from foreign enemies.
LOL. I’m sure they will be crapping in the streets and there won’t be any poop scopping going on.
There is NO place down there to “go”....everything is closed up tight...ain’t gonna be pretty...
Cops need to wade in clubs flying.
Useful Idiots never know that they are useful idiots.
Great, rape the woman, burn the Christian churches down, and sack the historical sites.
Maybe I can round up the local Amish gang members and bus them to NYC.Hey hippies,beware of the switchblade pitchforks.
The Twitter hash tag #USDayOfRage is almost as funny as #AttackWatch.
I hope the MSM publicizes this. For each 10 minute segment they show these vermin on TV, 20,000 more independents become confirmed GOP voters.
I am equally opposed to the Anonymous anarchy culture and the fascist-facilitating Wall Street culture. No favorites at all.
Hope those are some good demands, because it would suck getting maced for something idiotic like warning labels on role-playing video games.
Flash mobs rule! (or they encourage the perception that they do)
Springtime for Hitler and Germany? *SMIRK*
Goldman Sachs, Obama’s largest corporate contributor and the Dem Party’s largest corporate contributor, can house them in their headquarters.They deserve one another.
Pretty strong words. Care to elaborate on that?
I’m having my own protest today. I’m calling it, ‘A Day of General Malaise and Random Ennui.’
Wake me when it’s January, 2013! :)
Well, #17 does a pretty good job of that (not that GS is all that unique).
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