Skip to comments.Los Angeles lawmakers cheer on protesters outside City Hall
Posted on 10/04/2011 4:18:13 PM PDT by Beckett08
During Tuesdays Los Angeles City Council meeting, where the most scintillating item on the agenda was a proposal to increase ticket prices at the L.A. Zoo, a speaker stood up and told lawmakers they were ignoring an obvious fact: You are surrounded by tents.
He was referring to the large group of protesters camped a few hundred feet away, on a grassy lawn outside City Hall. The group, which calls itself Occupy L.A., has been there since Saturday in a demonstration against economic policies that benefit corporations and the wealthiest Americans.
The speaker, a well-known political gadfly named John Walsh, invited the council members to tour the tent city outside. So when the meeting adjourned, several of them did.
Its an entourage of peace makers! Walsh said giddily as he walked toward the protest with Councilmen Bill Rosendahl, Eric Garcetti, Ed Reyes and Dennis Zine.
Stay as long as you need," Garcetti told them. "Were here to support you.
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Meanwhile, in other News, businesses are fleeing Kalifornia in droves, to escape oppressive taxation.
Good luck on finding any revenue for all that "Living Wage, whether working or not..." stuff, assclowns.
Run them off and set the tents afire.
McArthur did it to the Bonus Marchers, and they had a real reson for setting up camp.
The LA City Council did not tell them to “get over it” like they did Jamiel Shaw’s family.