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After raids, Wall Street protesters shift tactics (LA sanitation hauls off 25 tons of debris)
My Fox Maine ^ | 11/30/11 | CHRIS HAWLEY

Posted on 11/30/2011 1:58:18 PM PST by Libloather

After raids, Wall Street protesters shift tactics
Updated: Nov 30, 2011 4:37 PM EST
By CHRIS HAWLEY
Associated Press

NEW YORK (AP) - The overnight police raids in Philadelphia and Los Angeles that dismantled two of the nation's biggest Occupy Wall Street encampments leave just a few major "occupations" still going on around the U.S. But activists are already changing tactics and warning of a winter of discontent, with rallies and marches every week.

The camps may bloom again in the spring, organizers said, and next summer could bring huge demonstrations at the Republican and Democratic conventions, when the whole world is watching. But for now they are promoting dozens of smaller actions, such as picketing the president in New York and staging sit-ins at homes marked for foreclosure.

**SNIP**

On Wednesday, masked sanitation workers hauled away 25 tons of debris from the lawns around Los Angeles City Hall after police raided the protesters' camp in the middle of the night and arrested more than 300 people. Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa said it would cost about $1 million to clean up the site. In Philadelphia, dozens of police patrolled a plaza outside City Hall after sweeping it of demonstrators and arresting 50.

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


TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; Extended News; Government; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: charliebeck; debris; filthycommies; garbage; la; occupy; occupyla; ows; sanitation; villaraigosa
Save the planet from the freeloaders.
1 posted on 11/30/2011 1:58:29 PM PST by Libloather
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To: Libloather

Figure the million to clean the mess up and at least five million for overtime hours for the cops throughout the last couple of weeks. In the end....the naive citizen of town gets stuck with the bill. It’s a sad system.


2 posted on 11/30/2011 2:03:15 PM PST by pepsionice
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To: Libloather

They are warning of a winter of discontent?...

How poetic!...Got a job you f’ing bums!


3 posted on 11/30/2011 2:05:25 PM PST by AngelesCrestHighway
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To: Libloather
But for now they are promoting dozens of smaller actions, such as picketing FOR the president in New York and staging sit-ins at homes marked for foreclosure.

Fixed it.
4 posted on 11/30/2011 2:07:07 PM PST by treetopsandroofs (Had FDR been GOP, there would have been no World Wars, just "The Great War" and "Roosevelt's Wars".)
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To: Libloather; EveningStar

It’s hard to decide which one is more despicable, Mayor Antonio or Chief Charlie. I think I’ll choose the police chief Beck, obviously castrated long ago so in turn he castrates his entire force.

I watched for a few hours last night until I was tired of waiting for the police to DO SOMETHING and sick of watching the filthy commies mill about.

Finally, oh-so-gently and oh-so-tenderly, the delicate and expensive operation of “taking out the trash” took place. Shame, shame, shame.


5 posted on 11/30/2011 2:11:22 PM PST by La Enchiladita (Newt says amnesty isn't amnesty.)
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To: La Enchiladita

The only ones who got hurt were the cops who threw their backs out picking up the “protestors” and gently carting them off to the hoosegow.

Mayor Villygarossa (as George Putnam used to call him) made sure his emasculated police department were nice to his base.


6 posted on 11/30/2011 2:15:23 PM PST by Argus
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To: Libloather
***Save the planet from the freeloaders. ***

Too bad we don't have a debtor's prison till these vermin pay the cleanup bill!


7 posted on 11/30/2011 2:16:40 PM PST by Ruy Dias de Bivar
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8 posted on 11/30/2011 2:17:12 PM PST by EveningStar
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To: Libloather

I was looking at the last post(of 16 hours ago) on occupy wall street,says police are reattempting to raid occupy Los Angeles , hmmm do you think the person who posted this was arrested ? LOL


9 posted on 11/30/2011 2:18:47 PM PST by molson209
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To: Argus
The only ones who got hurt were the cops who threw their backs out picking up the “protestors” and gently carting them off to the hoosegow.

I thought about that, how physically strenuous and punishing this was for the police officers, as I watched some of the videotape this morning.

The hazmat suits worn for the clean-up are not cheap gear either and who knows what the crew is exposed to from the nauseating TONS of filth and garbage left behind.

10 posted on 11/30/2011 2:24:24 PM PST by La Enchiladita (Newt says amnesty isn't amnesty.)
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To: Libloather

They would have eventually left because they had so polluted the area with their waste they couldn’t live in it anymore.


11 posted on 11/30/2011 2:25:09 PM PST by Blood of Tyrants (Never believe anything in politics until it has been officially denied.)
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To: Libloather
LA sanitation hauls off 25 tons of debris

Does that include the trash they left behind?

12 posted on 11/30/2011 2:28:05 PM PST by mwilli20 (BO. Making communists proud all over the world.)
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To: Libloather

Liberalism is a disease.


13 posted on 11/30/2011 2:33:05 PM PST by South40 (Just say NO to pro-ILLEGAL alien RINOS!)
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To: EveningStar

Some LAPD wore white Bio-Hazard suits:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=X662y_rUJ8A

(starting around :35)

The removal and clean up alone must have cost taxpyers over $1,000,000.


14 posted on 11/30/2011 2:36:51 PM PST by reagandemocrat
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To: Libloather

You haul 25 tons, what do you get?
Cholera, the Clapp and one more I forget
Obama don’t you call me cause I can’t go
There’s a half ton more
in the encampment free store


15 posted on 11/30/2011 2:50:13 PM PST by Buckeye McFrog
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To: Libloather

Next time, the city officials and police need to enforce the same rules they insisted on for the tea parties from the second an occupation starts.


16 posted on 11/30/2011 2:55:37 PM PST by Menehune56 ("Let them hate so long as they fear" Oderint Dum Metuant), Lucius Accius, (170 BC - 86 BC))
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To: Libloather
and warning of a winter of discontent, Shouldn't it be a winter of the discount tent?
17 posted on 11/30/2011 3:29:42 PM PST by brooklin
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To: pepsionice

Plus, where they “occupied” has just gone through a pricy landscaping porject and new grass.

It is now barren dirt.


18 posted on 11/30/2011 3:44:51 PM PST by BunnySlippers (I LOVE BULL MARKETS . . .)
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To: EveningStar

Hey ES did you hear on KFI John and Ken show just now they reported that bottle of urine was left at encampment

Can you say EEEEWWWWW


19 posted on 11/30/2011 3:46:50 PM PST by SevenofNine (We are Freepers, all your media belong to us ,resistance is futile)
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To: EveningStar

Hey ES did you hear on KFI John and Ken show just now they reported that bottle of urine was left at encampment

Can you say EEEEWWWWW


20 posted on 11/30/2011 3:46:55 PM PST by SevenofNine (We are Freepers, all your media belong to us ,resistance is futile)
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To: EveningStar

Hey ES did you hear on KFI John and Ken show just now they reported that bottle of urine was left at encampment

Can you say EEEEWWWWW


21 posted on 11/30/2011 3:47:09 PM PST by SevenofNine (We are Freepers, all your media belong to us ,resistance is futile)
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To: Libloather
The camps may bloom again in the spring ... when the whole world is watching
Interesting choice of words by the reporter. No bias there. LOL ...
22 posted on 11/30/2011 3:49:37 PM PST by oh8eleven (RVN '67-'68)
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To: pepsionice

Think of all the children that $6M could have fed. Occupying hasn’t fed one child. What about the children ?????


23 posted on 11/30/2011 3:53:30 PM PST by EDINVA
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To: Menehune56
Hmm. how to reimburse the taxpayers: 1.When arrested and transported each and everyone of these occupy protesters should be fined with say 2-3 percent of the estimated costs of the arrests and cleanup. As example: 3% of 25 tons cleanup. 3% of costs of overtime, etc. 2.No permits for space to occupy unless a large bond posted for potential use and cleanup costs. All other groups occupations declared illegal and those folks arrested and jailed. 3. I have no problems with with peaceful and lawful assembly, I don't believe that our constitution envisioned these freeloaders and filth.
24 posted on 11/30/2011 3:55:13 PM PST by sicandtired (No, I will not press 1 for english)
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To: Libloather

Send the bill to the unions who organized and bankrolled that fiasco.


25 posted on 11/30/2011 4:18:56 PM PST by BenLurkin (This is not a statement of fact. It is either opinion or satire; or both)
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To: EveningStar

Crap, that’s an intense picture. But leave me off the list...I get enough pings as it is.


26 posted on 12/01/2011 5:10:39 AM PST by BobL ("Heartless" and "Inhumane" FReepers for Cain - we've HAD ENOUGH)
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The stench of urine and old food emanated from the lawn. Abandoned white bio-suits donned Tuesday night by police officers surrounded the piles of trash.

http://latimesblogs.latimes.com/lanow/2011/11/occupy-la-trash.html By dawn, trash, flattened tents, strewn clothing, bedding and the stench of urine were the legacy of the Occupy LA.

“It’s so contaminated that it doesn’t even make sense to sort it out,” said Jose Garcia, sanitation superintendent of the city north central district.

An estimated 25 tons of trash and debris were to be carted away by mid-afternoon. Workers were finding bottles of urine throughout the camp.

“That’s probably the biggest hazard there,” Garcia said. http://www.mercurynews.com/news/ci_19440446


27 posted on 12/01/2011 5:33:41 AM PST by anglian
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To: SevenofNine
http://www.kfiam640.com/pages/BillCarroll.html
28 posted on 12/01/2011 5:34:34 AM PST by anglian
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To: anglian

See what I mean EEEWWW LOL!


29 posted on 12/01/2011 9:34:02 AM PST by SevenofNine (We are Freepers, all your media belong to us ,resistance is futile)
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To: BobL

You’re not on the list. That’s a different Bob. :)


30 posted on 12/01/2011 10:48:55 AM PST by EveningStar
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To: EveningStar

“You’re not on the list. That’s a different Bob. :)”

I know...that was just in case you thought of inviting me.

Great picture still...


31 posted on 12/01/2011 4:01:52 PM PST by BobL ("Heartless" and "Inhumane" FReepers for Cain - we've HAD ENOUGH)
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