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Occupy Oakland Calls For Shutdown Of ALL West Coast Ports
CNSNEWS.COM ^ | November 19, 2011 | Dan Gainor

Posted on 11/21/2011 3:58:06 PM PST by DetroitRight

Vandalism, violence, burning and shutting down the nation’s fifth busiest port weren’t enough for Occupy Oakland. On Friday, the General Assembly for the group voted unanimously for “a coordinated shutdown of ports on the entire West Coast on December 12."

According to a statement from Occupy Oakland, this move is in “response to coordinated attacks on the occupations and attacks on workers across the nation.” “We call on each West Coast occupation to organize a mass mobilization to shut down its local port.”

Occupy Los Angeles had already called for action against one shipper at that port, stating, “occupation will take place at at least one facility owned by SSA Marine, a shipping company belonging to Goldman Sachs, (coordinated with a possible port shut down by the port truck drivers).

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TOPICS: News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: anarchy; communists; occupyprotests; occupywallstreet; ows
Three Words: KENT STATE PLEASE
1 posted on 11/21/2011 3:58:07 PM PST by DetroitRight
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To: DetroitRight

...and let me explain why I feel that way. I’ve been unemployed since 2005; do you see me out there?

Just sayin’


2 posted on 11/21/2011 3:59:39 PM PST by DetroitRight
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To: DetroitRight

i don’t think the unions will like this.


3 posted on 11/21/2011 3:59:47 PM PST by ken21
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To: ken21

Me either.


4 posted on 11/21/2011 4:00:20 PM PST by DetroitRight
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To: DetroitRight

The unions aren’t going to allow a port shutdown. They might join in for a day long slowdown but aren’t going to be too aggressive about attacking their meal ticket.


5 posted on 11/21/2011 4:00:51 PM PST by cripplecreek (Stand with courage or shut up and do as you're told.)
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To: DetroitRight

When is it sedition? Where the eff is Homeland Security? Is it only sedition when a conservative is involved. FUBO!


6 posted on 11/21/2011 4:00:59 PM PST by King Moonracer (Bad lighting and cheap fabric, that's how you sell clothing.....)
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To: DetroitRight

BULL CONNOR PLEASE!


7 posted on 11/21/2011 4:01:01 PM PST by Huck (LIBERTY is the object.)
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To: ken21

This is a busy season when they’re picking up the big money overtime.


8 posted on 11/21/2011 4:02:02 PM PST by cripplecreek (Stand with courage or shut up and do as you're told.)
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To: DetroitRight

Dock union goons vs hippie protesters who will come out on top>


9 posted on 11/21/2011 4:04:04 PM PST by dennisw (I heard the old man laughing What good is a used up world and how could it be worth having-Sting)
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To: DetroitRight

Nope. I see you behind a computer with a fresh signup date.


10 posted on 11/21/2011 4:05:10 PM PST by Michael Barnes (Obamaa+ Downgrade)
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To: ken21

Agree, the goonions are not going to go along with this.


11 posted on 11/21/2011 4:05:53 PM PST by Signalman
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To: DetroitRight

Good, shut them down. That won’t help Urkel’s reelection campaign.


12 posted on 11/21/2011 4:06:22 PM PST by arrogantsob (Obama must Go.)
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To: DetroitRight
“We call on each West Coast occupation to organize a mass mobilization to shut down its local port.”

That is a national security issue and it should be handled swiftly and with extreme force.

13 posted on 11/21/2011 4:07:13 PM PST by EGPWS (Trust in God, question everyone else)
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To: ken21

I am not so sure about the West (Left) Coast longshoreman’s union. This is the union that the late Harry Bridges helped form-Bridges was a commmunist in good standing from Austrialia.

The East Coast longshoreman’s union, the ILA, would not support OWS. This union as I recalled supported Nixon in 1972.


14 posted on 11/21/2011 4:07:53 PM PST by Maine Mariner
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To: Michael Barnes

Well, I am not here to start any trouble. Sorry.


15 posted on 11/21/2011 4:07:56 PM PST by DetroitRight
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To: DetroitRight
The statement from Occupy Oakland also included multiple threats if their actions were opposed, including extending the shutdown past one day. “Should there be any retaliation against any workers as a result of their honoring pickets or supporting our port actions, additional solidarity actions should be prepared.” And this, “In the event of police repression of any of the mobilizations, shutdown actions may be extended to multiple days.”

I feel like I've gone back in time ... to the 60s.

16 posted on 11/21/2011 4:08:49 PM PST by freespirited
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To: Michael Barnes

I’ll vouch for him. He has a few postings that look OK in the local (state) group.


17 posted on 11/21/2011 4:09:03 PM PST by cripplecreek (Stand with courage or shut up and do as you're told.)
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To: DetroitRight
Anyone know how many of these Occupy Oakland @$$holes there are? My understanding is that here in NYC there were maybe 500 people in this Zuccotti Park. I wonder why such a small group gets attention on almost every newscast.

ML/NJ

18 posted on 11/21/2011 4:09:15 PM PST by ml/nj
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To: DetroitRight

The beauty of all of this is that Obama stepped right up and owned this OWS garbage from the beginning.

Nancy Pelosi and others joined in.

Butt-bite coming up....next exit on the right.


19 posted on 11/21/2011 4:10:25 PM PST by Allegra (Hey! Stop looking at my tagline like that.)
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To: freespirited

More like the 70’s and the Teamster’s. I remember it well as they threatened my family. B@stards.


20 posted on 11/21/2011 4:11:50 PM PST by RushIsMyTeddyBear (A MUST WATCH: http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=KeOLurcQaqI)
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To: cripplecreek; DetroitRight
Yeah, but you still have a fresher signup date than I; hence I can be snippy about it. ;)

I keed...

Welcome aboard DR.

21 posted on 11/21/2011 4:12:43 PM PST by Michael Barnes (Obamaa+ Downgrade)
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To: DetroitRight
I've been posting this for the past few days to remind us all who's making it possible for these OWS children to have their very public tantrums.

These fine people below will be having their Thanksgiving dinner in a chow hall while most of us are with our loved ones. God bless 'em all.


22 posted on 11/21/2011 4:13:44 PM PST by Allegra (Hey! Stop looking at my tagline like that.)
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To: DetroitRight

An act of war? An act of terror? Sedition? What ever, it is not a peacable protest and is against the law. Put a stop to it.


23 posted on 11/21/2011 4:14:37 PM PST by Lion Den Dan
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To: Allegra

Are you stateside?


24 posted on 11/21/2011 4:14:56 PM PST by Michael Barnes (Obamaa+ Downgrade)
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To: Michael Barnes
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25 posted on 11/21/2011 4:14:56 PM PST by cripplecreek (Stand with courage or shut up and do as you're told.)
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To: Michael Barnes

Thank you kindly.


26 posted on 11/21/2011 4:15:19 PM PST by DetroitRight
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To: cripplecreek
hahahaha....oh damn, that's great.

/steal

27 posted on 11/21/2011 4:15:51 PM PST by Michael Barnes (Obamaa+ Downgrade)
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To: Allegra

HEH! I love that, saw it a few days ago...


28 posted on 11/21/2011 4:15:55 PM PST by DetroitRight
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To: Lion Den Dan

I agree.


29 posted on 11/21/2011 4:16:33 PM PST by DetroitRight
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To: Michael Barnes
Are you stateside?

Yep! 'Til sometime in the first quarter of 2012. I get to be home for Thanksgiving, Christmas and ALL of football season!

Happy Thanksgiving to you and yours!

30 posted on 11/21/2011 4:17:05 PM PST by Allegra (Hey! Stop looking at my tagline like that.)
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To: ken21
i don’t think the unions will like this.

I don't think the Chinese will like it either.

31 posted on 11/21/2011 4:27:47 PM PST by JakeS (I have never had a flu shot and I have never had the flu.)
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To: DetroitRight

You’re OK in my book...not that, that will help you around here


32 posted on 11/21/2011 4:34:04 PM PST by dennisw (I heard the old man laughing What good is a used up world and how could it be worth having-Sting)
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To: dennisw

HA! That’s funny. :o)


33 posted on 11/21/2011 4:37:21 PM PST by DetroitRight
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To: DetroitRight

The civil war has begun.


34 posted on 11/21/2011 5:12:03 PM PST by Logical me
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To: Allegra
Yes, but we have to make them own it during the elections. I drool when I see all the free campaign material they have provided.
35 posted on 11/21/2011 5:14:35 PM PST by HereInTheHeartland (I love how the FR spellchecker doesn't recognize the word "Obama")
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To: DetroitRight

The OWS are NOT about anything other than getting Obama re-elected.

Shutting down the ports will hurt the very people they are pretending to support. The left always seem to do that.

It’s because their true intentions and stated goals are not the same.


36 posted on 11/21/2011 5:41:41 PM PST by GeronL (The Right to Life came before the Right to Pursue Happiness)
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To: ml/nj

5 people protesting Bush would get network news coverage but most TEA Party rallies with thousands were usually even ignored by the local media.

Its part of the leftist agenda.


37 posted on 11/21/2011 5:43:01 PM PST by GeronL (The Right to Life came before the Right to Pursue Happiness)
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To: DetroitRight; ken21

Bullshit....the unions are up to their necks in this sh*t. The goons’ll get their payback down the line.


38 posted on 11/21/2011 5:43:47 PM PST by ErnBatavia (Obama Voters: Jose Baez wants YOU for his next jury pool.......)
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To: DetroitRight
“a coordinated shutdown of ports on the entire West Coast on December 12."

Way, way past time to take out the trash.

39 posted on 11/21/2011 5:44:37 PM PST by Colonel_Flagg (Why, yes. I AM in a bad mood.)
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To: Allegra

I hate to say it, but this is just the dress rehearsal for next year.....they’ll learn from their mistakes, fine tune it and have their act together about ten months from now.


40 posted on 11/21/2011 5:45:48 PM PST by ErnBatavia (Obama Voters: Jose Baez wants YOU for his next jury pool.......)
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To: ErnBatavia

OWS is the unions and every other faction of the left. It is well funded by the 1%


41 posted on 11/21/2011 5:51:49 PM PST by GeronL (The Right to Life came before the Right to Pursue Happiness)
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To: ErnBatavia

These are the brownshirts of the Obama2012 campaign. This is a warm-up for next year.


42 posted on 11/21/2011 5:55:08 PM PST by GeronL (The Right to Life came before the Right to Pursue Happiness)
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To: DetroitRight

mutherphuckers. they are REALLY crossing the line now.


43 posted on 11/21/2011 6:03:04 PM PST by AmericanInTokyo (BASHING a Conservative candidate? Practice full disclosure via tagline w/your own preference)
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To: Huck

JOE ARBPAIO PLEASE! TOM REDDIN PLEASE! FRANK RIZZO PLEASE! GOVERNOR RONALD REAGAN PLEASE! MAYOR SAM YORTY PLEASE!


44 posted on 11/21/2011 6:04:10 PM PST by AmericanInTokyo (BASHING a Conservative candidate? Practice full disclosure via tagline w/your own preference)
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To: DetroitRight

placemark


45 posted on 11/21/2011 9:40:04 PM PST by little jeremiah (We will have to go through hell to get out of hell.)
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To: little jeremiah

Placemark?

what’s that all about?


46 posted on 11/21/2011 10:04:14 PM PST by DetroitRight
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To: DetroitRight

Marking my place so I can read it tomorrow. My little bookmark, so to speak.


47 posted on 11/21/2011 10:20:04 PM PST by little jeremiah (We will have to go through hell to get out of hell.)
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To: little jeremiah

ic


48 posted on 11/21/2011 10:20:50 PM PST by DetroitRight
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To: little jeremiah

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49 posted on 11/22/2011 8:34:28 PM PST by little jeremiah (We will have to go through hell to get out of hell.)
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To: DetroitRight

Nother *.


50 posted on 11/22/2011 8:37:14 PM PST by little jeremiah (We will have to go through hell to get out of hell.)
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