Skip to comments.Howie Carr thread week of Oct. 9, 2011
Posted on 10/09/2011 3:13:19 AM PDT by raccoonradio
Howie thread for the week starting with his Sunday Herald column
Sunday column ping
News and Opinion
Lefty tools make mockery of democracy
By Howie Carr | Sunday, October 9, 2011 | http://www.bostonherald.com | Columnists
The Tea Party and Occupy Boston do have one thing in common money.
The people in the Tea Party want to keep theirs and the panhandlers camping out on the Greenway want to steal it from them.
Maybe youve seen the rabble as youve driven by. They claim to be interested in Corporate Greed, but theyd settle for some corporate weed.
The fact that the national Democrats are trying to throw in with these layabouts tells you all you need to know about both groups.
The original mob, Occupy Wall Street, has issued a list of demands, which their fellow trust-funders in the media dont like to mention. Here are a few of my favorites:
Guaranteed living wage income regardless of employment.
Outlaw all credit-reporting agencies.
Bring American elections up to international standards.
You know, like Venezuela, Iran, Russia and Hezbollah.
The Tea Party wants a balanced budget, and the media say theyre the extremists. These leeching losers in Dewey Square need 90 days observation at Bridgewater, and theyre the proud face of democracy.
They say theyve been devastated by the recession, yet approximately 100 percent of them still worship Barack Obama, the architect of the fiasco.
Occupy Boston? They ought to go back to occupying their mothers basements.
All day long they bang drums and sometimes they sing protest songs. One of their favorites is by Dire Straits Money for Nothing. Theyre also partial to John Lennon: All we are saying, is give us spare change.
These are the people who during blizzards are described as non-essential personnel.
Do you know how difficult it is to get a permit to do anything in the city of Boston? You want to put a new door on your garage and City Hall inspectors are crawling all over you like cockroaches after you turn off the lights in the kitchen.
Yet these bums not only dont have permits, theyre not getting charged for any of the services City Hall duns working people for. Permits? Hippies dont need no stinkin permits.
In a few months, weve gone from grassroots to George Soros astroturf. From Arab Spring to Irish Spring.
Its warm today, but winters coming. May I suggest that all the squatters in our local Obamaville lay a good supply of Sterno. Comes in handy for heating, and drinking.
Article URL: http://www.bostonherald.com/news/columnists/view.bg?articleid=1372025
Hilarious and true. Said only as Howie can say it.
Soros is Romney’s partner.
Carr is for Romney ... and therefore Soros.
America does NOT need RINOs or Soros or those
who support either.
Soros and Romney? Doesn’t seem right...Romney isn’t that far left (ask liberals who would call him a Rethuglican). Howie is flavor of the week as to whom he supports, and I guess he’ll support the eventual nominee.
>>Mayor Thomas M. Menino said yesterday the clock and the citys welcome are running out on Occupy Boston, the marching, chanting anti-corporate movement that commandeered part of the Rose Kennedy Greenway a week ago and turned a portion of the park into a tent city packed with protesters.
>>Relations between the city, police and the movements members have been amicable thus far, but Menino, for the first time since the Occupy Boston began, said yesterday theres a limit on how long the demonstration should last.
>>There will be a time when theyll have to leave that location, Menino told the Herald. Asked when the city might move to clear the park, he said: Well make that decision in the near future.
Protesters, in their eighth day of a demonstration that has no end in sight, marched from South Station into the tony Back Bay boutique district yesterday, asking tourists and bemused shoppers to join their ranks. Several marchers said Meninos words wont deter them.
>>If he wants to send the police after us, thats on him, said Noah McKenna, 25, of Jamaica Plain. Well see where public opinion goes. Were not going to be silenced by Menino. This is bigger than Menino.
>>Menino, while saying the groups message is somewhat scrambled, did concede that the protesters have won the hearts of the masses. For the most part, they do have the publics sympathy, he said. America has to change a little bit.
>>Unrest in Dewey Square seemed to grow yesterday, with police asking the assembly to move several new tents pitched on the parks northeast corner. Occupants, in a town-meeting style assembly, said they took the order as a provocation which will set the tone for things to come and said the police are getting mad because its getting bigger than they wanted.
They promised they would try to hold the land, even if it meant defying police orders.
>>The group so far has carefully avoided provoking police, with some protesters reminding others that lawmen belong to labor unions and are therefore among those the movement represents. But some marchers said they would not voluntarily comply if police tried to remove them from the park.
>>The only thing thats going to clear people is change, said Rachel Dyer, 26, of Roxbury. There are enough people willing to fight, and thats what this is all about.
Another protester invited the mayor himself to spend some time with them.
You know what would be great? asked protester David Lehnert, 18, of Framingham. If he came down and spent a night in a tent.
Its only been a week, said Lehnert, who has camped out on the Greenway since the first night. He should relax.
Classic, Teabaggers vs Dimebaggers!
I think Howie likes to go for (perceived) winners, and he perceives Romney as the frontrunner, which is at least premature. He has done more than anyone else I know to bring out the idiocy of RomneyCare!
But I'm really hoping he can get numbers on what the "occupation" is costing the state and city, at least in money -- the aggravation is another thing!
Globe publishes name and personal info of the woman who tipped off the feds on Whitey. Is her life in danger now?
Wed column ping
Cantabrigians arrested aint that rich?
By Howie Carr | Wednesday, October 12, 2011 | http://www.bostonherald.com | Columnists
Photo by Angela Rowlings
I have some bad news for the 99 percenters down at Occupy Boston.
Comrades, I fear you have been infiltrated by the one percent, the super rich.
I have been studying the Boston police reports, and most of these hippies, er revolutionaries, are from the burbs. Not the city, but the bosky dells, especially Cambridge.
Ever hear of Dunster Street, comrade? Its right there in the middle of Harvard Square. The cops early Monday lugged a resident of 101 Dunster St., age 23, and he was white non-Hispanic. But then, arent all of the 99 percent?
Oppressors. Its odd, too. Those arrested are almost all under 25 ... or over 55.
Did you hear Mayor Mumbles Menino yesterday morning? He was trying to say something nice about the spoiled rich kids crowding his jails. He began by saying, These are hard-wo But then he corrected himself, describing them as concerned citizens or some such thing.
Heres another lad, age 20, white non-Hispanic naturally, and he lists his address as 208 Lowell Mail Center, Cambridge. Thats a funny street address, no?
I Googled it and it came back to the Lowell House, on the campus of Harvard University. Its described on the Crimson Web site as a lovely neo-Georgean building with a tower that contains a set of Russian Bells that come from the St. Danilov Monastery in Moscow.
Did I mention that each suite has a private bathroom. Unlike the Nashua Street Jail.
Im sure they all took the Red Line into the city. After all, they dont call it the Red Line for nothing. Despite their protestations about the injustice of the American economic system, it appears that few of the suburbanites from the 781 and 508 area codes are going hungry. Heres a 20-year-old child from Needham, 6 feet tall, 230 pounds. Maybe he can take off a few pounds if he has to eat jail food for a while.
Another Cantabrigian lugged: This ones 34 years old, from Suffolk Street. Ill bet Ive seen him running a red light on his bicycle on Mass Ave. He, too, weighs 230, and has part-grey hair. Being a hippie will prematurely age you, especially in this economy.
Heres another Cambridge resident, age 21, from Sacramento Street. Thats a little north of the campus, Porter Square territory. His first name is Jasper. Not too many townies from North Cambridge named Jasper. He is, needless to say, a white male.
You have to love their signs. How about Corporate Greed is Not My Creed. No, it doesnt have to be, if Mumsy and Pater set up a trust fund for you and are willing to pay $50,000-plus a year to send you to Harvard plus bail money.
Article URL: http://www.bostonherald.com/news/columnists/view.bg?articleid=1372681