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Humane treatment for OWS protesters - a modest proposal
11/24/2011 | dirtboy

Posted on 11/24/2011 4:43:12 AM PST by dirtboy

Occupy Wall Street has now dragged into its third month. What should be a matter of enforcing existing laws has turned into an intractable political problem.

But we should look to the federal government and its illustrious current and former leadership for inspiration on how to handle such situations. They have plenty of experience in not enforcing existing laws and then proposing ways to deal with that lack of enforcement.

It's just plain inhumane to tear down the OWS encampments in the bitter cold of November just because they are occupying public spaces and causing noise and sanitation problems. Some of those tents might have kids in them.

It's inhumane to load the OWS protesters into paddy wagons and take them downtown to jail. No one should be calling for such forced removal in this country, and the public will never support such.

No, what we need is visionary leadership for this problem. We need a sense of humanity!

But not for all OWS protestors, mind you! Lawbreakers should still go to jail! If you are caught selling drugs or murdering someone, you should still face the music of the legal system. Likewise, if you have just joined in the protests, you should be removed - only those who have been there for over a month should be allowed to stay! We should not encourage more encampments by allowing all to stay - only those who have put down roots in their local parks.

But imagine the benefits of such a humane approach - if conservatives come out in support of such a proposal, the GOP might win over those who are sympathetic to OWS's viewpoints. Plus, no more videos of pepper-sprayed protestors. Less police overtime. So what if those who live by the encampments have to deal with them? It's the price of tolerance.

I submit, if humanity is good enough for illegals, it's good enough for OWS. The solution to failure is never to correct the reason for the failure. It's the DC way.


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1 posted on 11/24/2011 4:43:19 AM PST by dirtboy
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To: dirtboy

I favor releasing feral pittbulls on them.


2 posted on 11/24/2011 4:47:24 AM PST by ROCKLOBSTER ( Celebrate Republicans Freed the Slaves Month.)
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To: dirtboy

Send in Newt. He can be their amnesty shill.


3 posted on 11/24/2011 4:47:43 AM PST by DeusExMachina05 (I will not go into Dhimmitude quietly.)
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To: dirtboy

We ought to at least provide free food and education for the occupiers that need it.


4 posted on 11/24/2011 4:48:05 AM PST by palmer (Before reading this post, please send me $2.50)
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To: ROCKLOBSTER

That’s mighty inhumane of you. Don’t you know there is an election coming up and we might need the votes of those sympathetic to OWS to win the White House for the GOP?


5 posted on 11/24/2011 4:48:57 AM PST by dirtboy
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To: palmer

Don’t forget the free medical care. They’re gonna need it.


6 posted on 11/24/2011 4:49:36 AM PST by dirtboy
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To: ROCKLOBSTER

Were it not cold, I favor tossing wasp nests.


7 posted on 11/24/2011 4:50:31 AM PST by MrEdd (Heck? Geewhiz Cripes, thats the place where people who don't believe in Gosh think they aint going.)
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To: MrEdd

WASP - that’s wacist!


8 posted on 11/24/2011 4:52:19 AM PST by dirtboy
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To: dirtboy

That sure sounds like too many politicians’ immagration policy.


9 posted on 11/24/2011 4:53:35 AM PST by knarf (I say things that are true ... I have no proof ... but they're true)
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To: dirtboy

“The solution to failure is never to correct the reason for the failure. It’s the DC way.”

Your above line should be taught to all levels of students as the First Commandment of the Trough Feeders Manifesto.


10 posted on 11/24/2011 4:54:23 AM PST by GladesGuru (In a society predicated upon freedom, it is necessary to examine principles."...the public interest)
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To: knarf

It’s kinda scary when you think about it - that what I wrote as satire, can be found in spirit if not word in the utterances of so many politicians.


11 posted on 11/24/2011 4:55:48 AM PST by dirtboy
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To: dirtboy

LOL! Good one.


12 posted on 11/24/2011 4:58:59 AM PST by Scotsman will be Free (11C - Indirect fire, infantry - High angle hell - We will bring you, FIRE)
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To: dirtboy
Yeah .. I picked up on that.

I've started watching a Saturday night, grade z (the worst of the worst) "monster" tv program in the last few months.

I NEED pebbles that have had virgin blood dripped on them, that then grow to giant amoeba's ( I made that up, but you see what I mean )

Up is down, down is up, black is white ... etc.

13 posted on 11/24/2011 5:00:52 AM PST by knarf (I say things that are true ... I have no proof ... but they're true)
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To: GladesGuru
Think about this one - FReepers are ripping into the local Dem elected officials for allowing the OWS to continue to illegally occupy public spaces in defiance of all local laws about camping in such.

Yet some find no problem with federal politicians basically pushing the exact same concept with illegals entering this country and staying for years in defiance of all federal laws about such.

At their core, how are the two different? Both are based in the fear of alienating a potential political constituency. And therefore are pandering at its worst.

14 posted on 11/24/2011 5:01:25 AM PST by dirtboy
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To: dirtboy

Being old school, I suggest using fire hoses.


15 posted on 11/24/2011 5:03:40 AM PST by SVTCobra03 (You can never have enough friends, horsepower or ammunition.)
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To: dirtboy

Having the state provide free euthanasia for the suffering is starting to look better all the time.


16 posted on 11/24/2011 5:03:51 AM PST by palmer (Before reading this post, please send me $2.50)
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To: palmer

Nah, euthanasia is always for the other guy, dontcha know?


17 posted on 11/24/2011 5:05:20 AM PST by dirtboy
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To: SVTCobra03

That is just so Bull Conner, violating the civil rights of the OWS protesters. They are righteous, so they have the right to disregard unjust local laws about sanitation! To make an omlette, you first have to have crap and litter all over the place!


18 posted on 11/24/2011 5:07:23 AM PST by dirtboy
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To: dirtboy
That’s mighty inhumane of you.

RABID feral pittbulls.

19 posted on 11/24/2011 5:07:31 AM PST by ROCKLOBSTER ( Celebrate Republicans Freed the Slaves Month.)
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To: ROCKLOBSTER

I meant you were being inhumane to the pit bulls.


20 posted on 11/24/2011 5:08:25 AM PST by dirtboy
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To: MrEdd

-———Were it not cold,-——

I find the business of turning out folks into the cold to be something of a red herring.

If a trail of gasoline were dribbled all about through the encampment and lit, the folks would be turned out into the warmth of the fire. The cold would cease to be the problem


21 posted on 11/24/2011 5:08:25 AM PST by bert (K.E. N.P. +12 ..... Crucifixion is coming)
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To: dirtboy

Well, the OWS are the other guys, and they are telling us of the agony they are in every day from people engaging in commerce not dictated by government mandate, or even worse the horror that they must coexist with others who have accumulated great wealth.

Truly no one has ever suffered as OWS protesters suffer, and euthanasia is really the kind thing to do.


22 posted on 11/24/2011 5:14:20 AM PST by MrEdd (Heck? Geewhiz Cripes, thats the place where people who don't believe in Gosh think they aint going.)
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To: dirtboy

Oh yeah, hadn’t thought about that.


23 posted on 11/24/2011 5:17:41 AM PST by ROCKLOBSTER ( Celebrate Republicans Freed the Slaves Month.)
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To: dirtboy
I completely reject notions like the inhumanity of removing squatters by arrest and transport and disposing of their tents and rubbish. These people are far beyond protest; these people aim a destabilization of the social order.

That said, I don't endorse calling out the Ohio National Guard, but riot teams arresting and removing these anarchists is just fine - in fact, a prime function of government. Should the lefties react violently, record everything and use whatever force is necessary to quell the resistance to peaceful arrest and removal.

Now, if that doesn't ring your humanity bell, how about child protection taking the kids out of documented situations of violence and hazardous behavior. Then, seal the camp off - nothing in or out. As the protesters succumb, remove them only after signing documents that agree to return home and to cease similar actions. Those that remain, after their food and fuel run out, will have the peaceful calm of a long winter rest to reflect.

24 posted on 11/24/2011 5:21:07 AM PST by WorkingClassFilth (Expiate your inner liberal racist guilt, but use your brain: Vote CAIN in 2012!)
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To: dirtboy
It is time to withdraw the police, turn the sirens on, and release the Morlocks.
25 posted on 11/24/2011 5:28:19 AM PST by PeaRidge
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To: SVTCobra03
Being old school, I suggest using fire hoses.

Yeah, me too.

26 posted on 11/24/2011 5:33:19 AM PST by Smokin' Joe (How often God must weep at humans' folly. Stand fast. God knows what He is doing)
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To: Smokin' Joe; SVTCobra03

You do understand you’d have to file environmental impact statements if you trained a fire hose on the average OWS encampment? There are laws about discharging raw sewage into the water supply.


27 posted on 11/24/2011 5:35:33 AM PST by dirtboy
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To: dirtboy

Stun guns disguised as soap?


28 posted on 11/24/2011 5:39:57 AM PST by MuttTheHoople (Democrats- Forgetting 9/11 since 9/12/01)
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To: palmer
We ought to at least provide free food and education for the occupiers that need it.

Yeah, and free weed. And cable, premium channels, and broadband internet. Oh, the humanity!

29 posted on 11/24/2011 5:41:17 AM PST by Lonesome in Massachussets (Ceterum autem censeo, Obama delenda est.)
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To: dirtboy

this is stupid. The administration ADVERTISED the stupid “protest” for months ahead of time.

Just ignore them. IGNORE THEM. Don’t give them all this unmerited attention. You are just egging them on. Feral pit bulls, really?

If you don’t get it, OWS is a HUGE DISTRACTION from the pillaging of our country that is going on at the highest levels of business and government.


30 posted on 11/24/2011 5:46:27 AM PST by yldstrk (My heroes have always been cowboys)
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To: SVTCobra03

yeah, firehoses worked so well in the 60s /sarc


31 posted on 11/24/2011 5:47:50 AM PST by yldstrk (My heroes have always been cowboys)
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To: dirtboy

May I suggest trap and release, works for skunks, racoons and other unwanted pests.

Since little is known of the OWS species, I would suggest tagging them for future study.


32 posted on 11/24/2011 5:51:35 AM PST by dangerdoc (see post #6)
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To: ROCKLOBSTER
I prefer a half dozen honey badgers and one pissed off wolverine.
33 posted on 11/24/2011 5:54:08 AM PST by baddog 219
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To: MrEdd
the horror that they must coexist with others who have accumulated great wealth.

Perfectly put. That really is the sum of their grievance. They aren't against poverty; they think it's quaint and "authentic." It's seeing the occasional rich person that drives them nuts.

34 posted on 11/24/2011 6:08:58 AM PST by A_perfect_lady (Islam is as Islam does.)
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To: dirtboy

Broadcast Reagan Speeches 24/7...


35 posted on 11/24/2011 6:19:07 AM PST by sayfer bullets ("...and if it stops moving, subsidize it." - RR)
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To: dirtboy

Clinton was hardly the first “Pander Bear”.

Remember, next November is “Pander Bear Season”.
No bag limit, no tags needed, no minimum, any sex.

All “Pander Bears” must be taken only in a voting booth.

Taxidermist services will not be needed, as the results of your hunt will be recorded.

All “Pander Bear” hunters are advised to be alert for thieves, A.K.A. Democrats stealing votes.

Good hunting.


36 posted on 11/24/2011 6:32:34 AM PST by GladesGuru (In a society predicated upon freedom, it is necessary to examine principles."...the public interest)
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To: yldstrk

They do wonders when the temperature is below freezing though.


37 posted on 11/24/2011 6:41:03 AM PST by MrEdd (Heck? Geewhiz Cripes, thats the place where people who don't believe in Gosh think they aint going.)
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To: dirtboy

Bumped to front page!


38 posted on 11/24/2011 6:46:00 AM PST by Sidebar Moderator
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To: yldstrk; dirtboy
Just ignore them. IGNORE THEM. Don’t give them all this unmerited attention. You are just egging them on.

Indeed, this is nothing more than a mass tantrum. Let them wallow in their own self-pity, envy, filth, and feral behaviour toward one another.

39 posted on 11/24/2011 6:48:41 AM PST by DTogo (High time to bring back the Sons of Liberty !!)
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To: dirtboy
I think we should put fences around those camps and turn them into edgy urban zoos for children to visit so they can see what will happen to them if they grow up to be hippie yahoos.

Every day at noon, we can have an overweight security guard pepper-spray some of them for the crowd's entertainment.

It would be like feeding them as pepper spray is a food product, essentially.

40 posted on 11/24/2011 6:56:08 AM PST by Tribune7 (Perry, Newt, Cain or Santorum)
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To: ROCKLOBSTER
Well since they want to feed fat people to bears and such,its poetic justice to turn the pit-bulls loose on them.”Release the hounds!”
41 posted on 11/24/2011 7:04:11 AM PST by nomad
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A look inside OWS - a letter home from a protester....

“Hello Muddah, don’t you cry,

Here I am at Camp Oc-cu-py

Camp is very terrifying, It’s full of garbage there is no denying.

I share a tent with Joe Rice. His head is now, full of Lice.

You remember my pal Stew. He’s still trying to find a place to take a poo.

All the Anarchist hate Code Pink, complain about, the way they stink.
And my friend Larry Michaels, reads to us each night from a book called Rules for Radicals.

Now I know how scary this is, but my tent mate has Hep-a-titis.

You remember my friend Jerry. He’s bent over with a case of Dysentery.

Take me home, oh Muddah wont you, Take me home, I hate Occupy, Don’t leave me out here in the streets, where I might get arrested by a pig.”


42 posted on 11/24/2011 7:09:23 AM PST by NavyCanDo
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To: dirtboy

Time for Cartman to fire up the HippyDrill and Metal Music to break up the drumcircle!


43 posted on 11/24/2011 7:09:47 AM PST by jakerobins
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To: ROCKLOBSTER

http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-bloggers/2811889/posts if you don`t believe me try this thread.


44 posted on 11/24/2011 7:12:31 AM PST by nomad
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To: dirtboy

Are you making fun of Newt Gingrich?


45 posted on 11/24/2011 7:13:08 AM PST by Vigilanteman (Obama: Fake black man. Fake Messiah. Fake American. How many fakes can you fit in one Zer0?)
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To: Vigilanteman

Actually, making fun of anyone who tortures logic and reason beyond recognition in their attempts to shill for amnesty.


46 posted on 11/24/2011 7:14:37 AM PST by dirtboy
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To: dirtboy

I say fence them in and let them kill each other—which they eventually would do.


47 posted on 11/24/2011 7:27:11 AM PST by freeangel ( (free speech is only good until someone else doesn't like it)
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To: dirtboy

I say fence them in and let them kill each other—which they eventually would do.


48 posted on 11/24/2011 7:27:19 AM PST by freeangel ( (free speech is only good until someone else doesn't like it)
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To: sayfer bullets

Alternate that with the National Anthem and the Pledge of Allegiance. Maybe toss in a 24 hour session of Elvira from the Oak Ridge Boys. That ought to put them in the leaving mood.


49 posted on 11/24/2011 7:36:56 AM PST by Dutch Boy
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“Lawbreakers should still go to jail!”

I agree. But then that would mean almost ALL OWS protesters would be taken to jail because almost all of them are camping on public lands where overnight camping is illegal.


50 posted on 11/24/2011 5:55:12 PM PST by catnipman (Cat Nipman: Vote Republican in 2012 and only be called racist one more time!)
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