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Protesters prepare to dig in for winter (Global warming to the rescue?)
Newsday ^ | 10/08/11 | EMILY NGO

Posted on 10/09/2011 10:11:15 AM PDT by Libloather

Protesters prepare to dig in for winter
By EMILY NGO. Special to Newsday
Updated: October 8, 2011 11:24 PM

The cold is coming -- and they know it.

As the Occupy Wall Street protesters head into their fourth week, the camp is preparing to dig in for the long haul. Saturday, thoughts were turning to basic human needs and ways to plan and strategize for the challenges ahead.

At Saturday's 9 a.m. coordination meeting, representatives on the numerous task forces dealt with the need for more donations of sleeping bags, ground pads and shoes. Right now there's an oversupply of socks, T-shirts and thermal blankets.

"The cold is definitely a concern for all of us," Olivia Nole-Malpezzi, 18, of Rochester said later. "We definitely need to prepare for the winter, mentally and physically. Donations are everything to us."

The challenges aren't deterring one Long Island protester.

"It's important," said Roy Sharkey, 51, of St. James. "I want this to be effective and result in some kind of change. I want to make a statement that's loud and clear and right, for my children," said the father of two, a carpenter and part-time musician now on disability.

Also discussed at the coordination meeting were compost, recycling, funding, and expanding the kitchen area to accommodate food donations.

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


TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; Extended News; Government; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: bloomberggirlfriend; brookfieldasset; doeloans; globalwarming; occupy; protesters; winter
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Compost? Will they be growing their own food without a permit?

It's just about time to shut down this kiddie playland.

1 posted on 10/09/2011 10:11:23 AM PDT by Libloather
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To: Libloather

Yes, they will be using human sourced compost for that purpose but Marijuana isn’t terribly nutritious.


2 posted on 10/09/2011 10:14:50 AM PDT by muawiyah
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To: Libloather

They do know that this winter is expected to be one of the coldest on record, correct? Oh well, that’s one way to cull the herd.


3 posted on 10/09/2011 10:15:16 AM PDT by madison10
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From the web -

For any Coloradans out there - I have been asked to pass this message along:
#occupydenver protesters would greatly appreciate any donations of clean blankets/sleeping bags and warm gloves. These are sorely needed as colder weather approaches. AA batteries, lamps and big rubbermaid tubs are also needed. If you can help, please drop them off at #occupydenver on Broadway between Colfax and 14th streets.

Big Rubbermaid? Isn't that what they're all upset about?

4 posted on 10/09/2011 10:16:30 AM PDT by Libloather (The epitome of civility.)
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To: Libloather

The Occupy Michigan (Lansing) is due to start on the 15th of this month. We usually see our first snow around Halloween and by mid January, 20 degrees will be considered downright balmy.


5 posted on 10/09/2011 10:16:53 AM PDT by cripplecreek (ALCS/NLCS playoff thread http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-chat/2789907/posts)
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To: madison10

I’ll bet a band of bagpipes 24/7 would help cull the herd also.


6 posted on 10/09/2011 10:17:09 AM PDT by donhunt (Certified and proud "Son of a Bitch".)
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To: Libloather

Someone should make a few thousand copies of this and drop it from the sky for them to read:

http://www.crossroad.to/Quotes/brainwashing/2007/bezmenov.htm


7 posted on 10/09/2011 10:17:26 AM PDT by sheikdetailfeather ("Kick The Communists Out Of Your Govt. And Don't Accept Their Goodies"-Yuri Bezmenov-KGB Defector)
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To: madison10
As a life long, winter-hating Wisconsinite, I can't believe I'm saying this, but

VIVA LA NINA!!!!!

8 posted on 10/09/2011 10:17:28 AM PDT by Mygirlsmom (Come 11/6/12 there will be a reconnect-a very different kind of commander in chief— a CEO of Self)
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To: Libloather
I was in New York once the first week in December. It was 6 degrees with a biting wind. Hope these idiots have homes to go to. Recess is about to go sour. And btw, how long are actual working New Yorkers going to put up with this sh&T? It's only going to get worse if they let it continue. .
9 posted on 10/09/2011 10:17:42 AM PDT by hinckley buzzard
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To: Libloather

The steam vent fights with the local street people should prove interesting.


10 posted on 10/09/2011 10:18:14 AM PDT by SpaceBar
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To: Libloather

I want congress to pass a law declaring that anyone publicly stating they want political “change” without defining precisely what it means, will be subject to public flogging administered by taxpayers.


11 posted on 10/09/2011 10:20:17 AM PDT by Tex-Con-Man
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To: Libloather

Pigeon: It’s What’s For Dinner


12 posted on 10/09/2011 10:22:09 AM PDT by tumblindice (Don't Tread On Me)
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To: muawiyah

ohmygosh — I can just imagine the source of the “human sourced” compost. Then again, don’t want to think about it!


13 posted on 10/09/2011 10:22:17 AM PDT by Dilbert San Diego
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To: SpaceBar

You know what’s going to happen. The weather will get cold and the protesters will run for the homeless shelters and force the homeless out into the streets to die.


14 posted on 10/09/2011 10:23:03 AM PDT by cripplecreek (ALCS/NLCS playoff thread http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-chat/2789907/posts)
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To: Libloather
Get a grip, FreepeRs ... the muzzies moved in and we allowed them to be elected, and the faggots were allowed to have political (and tributarilly, financial) control, and the loonies are now infiltrating in the cities and asking for donations to re-build the cities to THEIR liking and our neighbors are going to supply them the materials.

The more insidious and dangerous illegals have gone underground and are biding their time.

The enemy in DC and it's sycophants are prepared for war and we must be ready to defend and retaliate.

15 posted on 10/09/2011 10:23:11 AM PDT by knarf (I say things that are true ... I have no proof ... but they're true)
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To: Libloather

I hate to be a totalitarian azz but I think its about time for the Mayor and the cops to do their duty to the good citizens of NYC and shag those parasites out of the area. They need to declare that the protest has ended.


16 posted on 10/09/2011 10:24:16 AM PDT by Georgia Girl 2 (The only purpose of a pistol is to fight your way back to the rifle you should never have dropped.)
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To: Libloather
At Saturday's 9 a.m. coordination meeting, representatives on the numerous task forces dealt with the need for more donations of sleeping bags, ground pads and shoes.

From where are these donations coming?

17 posted on 10/09/2011 10:27:09 AM PDT by jtal (Runnin' a World in Need with White Folks' Greed - since 1492)
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To: Libloather

Be sure to check out their livestream video and chat. Its a hoot.

http://www.livestream.com/globalrevolution


18 posted on 10/09/2011 10:30:24 AM PDT by cripplecreek (ALCS/NLCS playoff thread http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-chat/2789907/posts)
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To: Libloather
a carpenter and part-time musician now on disability.

Wow. The hippie trifecta.

19 posted on 10/09/2011 10:31:13 AM PDT by JennysCool (My hypocrisy goes only so far)
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To: Libloather
The protestors prepare to dig in for winter...

The problem should take care of itself once the fleas, lice, and crabs begin to 'Occupy' the 'Occupiers.'

20 posted on 10/09/2011 10:33:25 AM PDT by stars & stripes forever ( Blessed is the nation whose God is the Lord.)
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To: Georgia Girl 2

I just checked out the live stream video and they’re doing that same weird repetition crap.


21 posted on 10/09/2011 10:33:59 AM PDT by cripplecreek (ALCS/NLCS playoff thread http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-chat/2789907/posts)
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To: Libloather

It would seem that sleeping bags, in that area, are a valuable “commodity”. hmm.


22 posted on 10/09/2011 10:34:09 AM PDT by barstoolblues (Neither teabagger nor tyrant)
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To: cripplecreek
If it starts on the 15th it will be over in less than a week. The forecast for Oct 20th is a high of 48-low of 29 and rain! Sounds delightful huh?
23 posted on 10/09/2011 10:35:50 AM PDT by Beagle8U (Free Republic -- One stop shopping ....... It's the Conservative Super WalMart for news .)
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To: Libloather

the longer they protest,

the less obama’s chance to win the presidency.


24 posted on 10/09/2011 10:35:50 AM PDT by ken21 (ruling class dem + rino progressives -- destroying america for 150 years.)
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To: jtal
representatives on the numerous task forces dealt with the need for more donations of sleeping bags, ground pads and shoes.

Unbelievable. There is such a need to donate these items to the truly needy and homeless. Sign of the times.

25 posted on 10/09/2011 10:36:52 AM PDT by stars & stripes forever ( Blessed is the nation whose God is the Lord.)
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To: Libloather

We need an early Nor’ easter snow storm to move in, they will scatter like the rats they are seeking shelter


26 posted on 10/09/2011 10:38:47 AM PDT by boxerblues
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To: ken21

“the longer they protest,
the less obama’s chance to win the presidency.”

Yup, an ad showing Obumble saying how he ‘understands them’, followed by a shot of them crapping in the street should do it.


27 posted on 10/09/2011 10:40:22 AM PDT by Beagle8U (Free Republic -- One stop shopping ....... It's the Conservative Super WalMart for news .)
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To: Beagle8U

Its beautiful here today. 80 degrees and sunny.

Unfortunately Michigan weather goes schizophrenic this time of year.


28 posted on 10/09/2011 10:41:19 AM PDT by cripplecreek (ALCS/NLCS playoff thread http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-chat/2789907/posts)
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To: Libloather

pray for rain!


29 posted on 10/09/2011 10:41:28 AM PDT by Drango (A liberal's compassion is limited only by the size of someone else's wallet.)
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To: Libloather

Remember the Orange Revolution in Kiev, Ukraine?

If these people in Manhattan are serious, they can continue on for quite some time as long as they continue to get new bodies rotating into their protest zone.

Same people who developed the strategies for the Orange Revolution are based in NY/NJ and are running most of the behind the scenes IT work for the organizers of OWS.

It is still possible that a judge will strike down the NYPD bureaucratic ruling restricting the use of tents in the city during protests, it’s also possible there will be increasing support from the food services industry to support a larger number of protestors. There are a lot of commercial kitchens in the city that are underutilized due to the recession, anonymous donors could very well step up and hire them out for catering services, do the same for sanitation and other basic needs.

food street vendors showed up in Tahrir Square, the push carts will show up around Zuccotti Park soon enough.


30 posted on 10/09/2011 10:42:39 AM PDT by JerseyHighlander
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To: Libloather

Shut them down? Heck, no.

Let them freeze their hineys. Find out what living without fossil fuels feels like.

This should be fun to watch.


31 posted on 10/09/2011 10:42:54 AM PDT by Jedidah
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To: Libloather

My first thought was, “Just wait until those street-blockers meet up with NY snowplows! That should be a sight to behold!!”


32 posted on 10/09/2011 10:47:05 AM PDT by TXnMA ("Allah": Satan's current alias...)
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To: Libloather
"The cold is definitely a concern for all of us," Olivia Nole-Malpezzi, 18, of Rochester said later. "We definitely need to prepare for the winter, mentally and physically. Donations are everything to us."

There's your problem missy, you people are leeches.

33 posted on 10/09/2011 10:47:49 AM PDT by mylife (The Roar Of The Masses Could Be Farts)
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To: Libloather

I wonder how many sleeping bags it would take for each of u to buy to create a shortage?


34 posted on 10/09/2011 10:49:36 AM PDT by chris_bdba
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To: Libloather

Excellent, perhaps some plague or dysentery will crop up with these pigs before long with the unsanitary conditions.

After all, there are only so many police cars you can crap on.


35 posted on 10/09/2011 10:49:52 AM PDT by headstamp 2 (Time to move forward not to the center.)
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To: Libloather

There is a big Rubbermaid plant here.
Talk about a sweatshop.


36 posted on 10/09/2011 10:49:59 AM PDT by mylife (The Roar Of The Masses Could Be Farts)
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To: TXnMA

You just know that those plow drivers will direct the snow right over top of them.The parks are used in the winter for excess snow on the streets.


37 posted on 10/09/2011 10:50:40 AM PDT by chris_bdba
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To: Libloather

Go home now.
Chop wood and lay in your Fuel oil for the winter.

My word, these people are stupid.


38 posted on 10/09/2011 10:51:47 AM PDT by mylife (The Roar Of The Masses Could Be Farts)
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To: headstamp 2

Gosh since they are cooking out there like that I could see how easily food poisoning could happen....will not be fun if everyone has both ends erupting....


39 posted on 10/09/2011 10:51:59 AM PDT by chris_bdba
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To: chris_bdba

They are idiots. It’s getting cold, go south for the winter. Atlanta has a financial district.

I am sure the Mayor of Atlanta would love to have y’all for a few months.


40 posted on 10/09/2011 10:52:32 AM PDT by EQAndyBuzz (I am a Cainiac)
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To: cripplecreek

“The weather will get cold and the protesters will run for the homeless shelters and force the homeless out into the streets to die.”

It would be fun to spread the rumor of this, send it viral. Name names.

End of protests.


41 posted on 10/09/2011 10:55:15 AM PDT by EQAndyBuzz (I am a Cainiac)
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To: Libloather

I think we should drop off some ice water and lemonade, too.


42 posted on 10/09/2011 10:55:50 AM PDT by madison10
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To: mylife

“but wait, that’s not all. Uncle George (Soros) will be there for the communist maggots when things get tough.”


43 posted on 10/09/2011 11:02:21 AM PDT by oldtimer (uee)
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To: Georgia Girl 2

“....I think its about time for the Mayor and the cops to do their duty to the good citizens of NYC.....”

Bloomberg, the mayor, is playing this thing all wrong and is overdue to clean these jackasses out of there.


44 posted on 10/09/2011 11:02:50 AM PDT by AlphaOneAlpha
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To: Libloather
At Saturday's 9 a.m. coordination meeting, representatives on the numerous task forces dealt with the need for more donations of sleeping bags, ground pads and shoes.

Has anyone noticed how many pads, mattresses and sleeping bags are already in those massive piles of trash? If you don't work for it, nothing has value. Just look at any subsidized housing project for proof.

That welfare mentality is well on its way toward destroying America...

45 posted on 10/09/2011 11:04:01 AM PDT by TXnMA ("Allah": Satan's current alias...)
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To: Libloather

We should help them prepare for the winter. I believe that it is important that we reach out to them.

For less than $10, they could have their very own body bag, disposable, white vinyl, straight zipper, 30in x 90in.


46 posted on 10/09/2011 11:08:41 AM PDT by Gator113 (~ Just livin' life~)
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To: Libloather

“We need...like..people that, like,work and stuff to give us more free corporation made stuff so we,like,don’t freeze.”


47 posted on 10/09/2011 11:15:40 AM PDT by PogySailor (Obama is a SCOAMF)
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To: Libloather

I have to congratulate Glen Beck. He predicted this would all happen months ago, and he was right.


48 posted on 10/09/2011 11:18:40 AM PDT by Signalman
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To: sheikdetailfeather
Someone should make a few thousand copies of this and drop it from the sky for them to read:

http://www.crossroad.to/Quotes/brainwashing/2007/bezmenov.htm


Yuri's predictions have come to pass.
49 posted on 10/09/2011 11:28:11 AM PDT by algernonpj (He who pays the piper . . .)
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To: cripplecreek
You know what’s going to happen. The weather will get cold and the protesters will run for the homeless shelters and force the homeless out into the streets to die.

Either that to pay some homeless guy to take their place, so they can go home when it gets cold.

50 posted on 10/09/2011 11:29:11 AM PDT by Kenton (Barack Obama - Lowering American Expectations Since 2008)
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