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Menino: ‘Occupy Boston’ Can’t Keep ‘Rubbing It In Our Faces’
CBS Boston ^ | 12/2/11 | CBS Boston

Posted on 12/02/2011 10:17:58 AM PST by raccoonradio

BOSTON (CBS) – Mayor Tom Menino’s patience with Occupy Boston is starting to run thin.

Menino said the city has been very patient with the protestors and he says he agrees with them on many issues. But, he is furious that some Occupy members tried to bring an industrial-sized kitchen sink into the Dewey Square site Thursday night.

Protesters then allegedly tried to prevent police from removing it.

One person, 26-year-old Gary Williams of Quincy, was arrested on charges of assault and battery on a public employee.

Police say he ripped a police radio from an officer’s belt and was carrying a folding knife.

“I’m not going to allow them to put up a kitchen sink and occupy (that) area of the city of Boston. (We’ve) allowed them to stay for the last two months. I am mayor of all the people, not just 200 people who live on a little piece of dirt in the city of Boston. I want to make sure we’re putting the rules and regulations of the city of Boston in place at this time,” Menino told reporters Friday.

“This is beyond their rights. We’re letting them stay there, we’re not going to have them build a new town in there.”

“At this time we have no plans for eviction, but I have public safety issues. If they break the public safety rules, we’re going to go after them,” he said.

“They can’t just keep on rubbing it in our faces and say ‘We’re going to do all this stuff and you guys are bad.’ There has to be a little give on their part. We’ve given a lot with them the last two months and I want them to respect the other people in the city of Boston. There’s 630,000 people that live in this city.”

“We had the normal number of officers on last night and that clearly was not enough to deal with the occupiers, so we’ve increased that number now. Unfortunately, it’s going to cost us more money,” Boston Police Commissioner Ed Davis told WBZ NewsRadio 1030 Friday.


TOPICS: Miscellaneous
KEYWORDS: menino; occupyboston
The truth is finally starting to dawn on Mayor Dumbass M. Menino.

WBZ Radio said when police attempted to remove the sink, a police car was surrounded by 75-100 occupoids.

1 posted on 12/02/2011 10:18:03 AM PST by raccoonradio
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To: raccoonradio; Andonius_99; Andy'smom; Antique Gal; Big Guy and Rusty 99; bitt; Barset; ...

Howie list ping. Mr Mayor, what should we do if we
see the Occupiers trying to install a sink?

http://mumblesmenino.us/mumbling/CALL%20911.mp3


2 posted on 12/02/2011 10:20:08 AM PST by raccoonradio
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To: raccoonradio

Don’t you understand, Tom, they want everything . . . including the kitchen sink


3 posted on 12/02/2011 10:21:44 AM PST by A_Former_Democrat (There's nothing more hypocritical than a white liberal calling someone else a "bigot")
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To: raccoonradio

“I want them to respect the other people in the city of Boston”

LOL....Dream on.


4 posted on 12/02/2011 10:24:10 AM PST by A_Former_Democrat (There's nothing more hypocritical than a white liberal calling someone else a "bigot")
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To: raccoonradio
As was pointed out to Mumbles Menino yesterday, the City will be sued by these bed wetters if they're hurt or killed because the City knows about the safety violations in Dewey Square.

We know the occupiers are immature --> They said that instead of going out looking for work they sit in the camp talking about their problems. ... s pffft

5 posted on 12/02/2011 10:24:38 AM PST by xtinct (The will of God will never take you where the Grace of God will not protect you..Be Strong Patriots!)
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To: raccoonradio

I don’t get it—what is the purpose of the sink?


6 posted on 12/02/2011 10:24:44 AM PST by rightwingintelligentsia (Be careful of believing something just because you want it to be true.)
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To: A_Former_Democrat
Liberal Northern big City Democratic Machines

These are your base

Wonder when you going to tell your voters they will lose services or have their taxes raised to pay for the extra Police hours and clean up.

7 posted on 12/02/2011 10:25:20 AM PST by scooby321
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To: raccoonradio
Who would voluntarily live in a mass of tents, sleeping bags, lice, bedbugs, and human waste stench?

Personal pride is a concept foreign to these people.

8 posted on 12/02/2011 10:26:02 AM PST by GSWarrior (Businessmen are more trustworthy than politicians, professors and preachers.)
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To: raccoonradio
“They can’t just keep on rubbing it in our faces and say ‘We’re going to do all this stuff and you guys are bad.’

They can, and will as long as you let them.

9 posted on 12/02/2011 10:26:16 AM PST by tacticalogic
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To: raccoonradio

So...

Heretofore, the Mayor was willing to eat their crap...but now he’s feeling a little sensitive about having it “rubbed in his face”????


10 posted on 12/02/2011 10:28:53 AM PST by moovova (Report my sarcastic, fear-mongering, hate-filled lies to www.AttackWatch.com by clicking HERE.)
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To: raccoonradio

“At this time we have no plans for eviction, but I have public safety issues. If they break the public safety rules, we’re going to go after them,” he said.”

He’s joking right? He acknowledges public safety issues, ignores Occutards breaking of public safety rules, and has NO PLANS FOR EVICTION?!


11 posted on 12/02/2011 10:28:53 AM PST by Made In The USA (This post may be recorded for quality purposes.)
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To: GSWarrior
We had better get used to having these low-lifes around.

The world is evolving and there has sprung up a global culture of protest. This very clearly organized movement ties leftist EU together with islamist Arab-Spring tpgether with 'Occupy_______'.

They are far better funded than we might think and their seeming lack of sophisticated organization and leadership is actually indicative of their high degree of political sophistication...they are following both Sun Tzu and Alinsky.

This will not fade as the leftist movement of the sixties did because that movement had a target with a shelf-life, the war. This movement has no such clearly limited goal...it will continue to feed as long as there is something to "protest".

It is important to acknowledge that much of the leadership has no solution or plan that extends beyond - "It all needs to be torn down and changed."

This Global Culture of Protest has been gestating for decades but it is now, with the confluence of recent factors (internet, sat-video-phones, Iraq/Afghan wars, obama, global banking crisis, failing national economies) that has forced the birth of what we see.

Our world will never again be what we remember or what we want it to be. There is a groundswell that will destroy much of Western Civilization. It is happening.

Things will get worse. There will be blood.

The old rules will no longer apply.

Wealth will be the only wall that will stand against the coming hard times.....and no matter how much money you have today it will not be enough in five years....unless you get into that top 3-5%.

12 posted on 12/02/2011 10:40:31 AM PST by moose-matson (I keep it in my head)
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To: raccoonradio

Menino said the city has been very patient with the protestors and he says he agrees with them on many issues. But, he is furious that some Occupy members tried to bring an industrial-sized kitchen sink into the Dewey Square site Thursday night.”

It was probably one of the old troughs from the Fenway Men’s room...I’ll bet the “camp” probably has the same level of hygiene...and odor...


13 posted on 12/02/2011 10:41:16 AM PST by jessduntno ("They say the world has become too complex for simple answers... they are wrong." - RR)
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To: raccoonradio

what a wuss


14 posted on 12/02/2011 10:44:02 AM PST by BookmanTheJanitor
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To: moose-matson

Totally agree with you. I could not have said it better myself.


15 posted on 12/02/2011 10:46:23 AM PST by GSWarrior (Businessmen are more trustworthy than politicians, professors and preachers.)
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To: GSWarrior

Get rich...stay armed...know God....it is your responsibility.


16 posted on 12/02/2011 10:53:32 AM PST by moose-matson (I keep it in my head)
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To: raccoonradio
The weirdest thing (though it's pretty hard to choose!) is that TRO from the judge enjoining the city from evicting them until she issues a decision. Has anyone ever before heard of a court order to a city not to enforce the law?

Of course, if she rules for the Occupods, that means there'll be legal precedent in MA that "symbolic speech" (which differs from actual speech in that only the perpetrator knows what it means, if anything) trumps property rights, sanitation codes, fire codes and I guess anything else! (Wasn't the first recognition of "symbolic speech" from the Supreme Court in favor of a strip club -- stripping is protected symbolic speech?)

The Tea Party cuts no ice with Boston officialdom (and they're law-abiding), but I hope the Hemp Fest (is that their real name or just what Howie calls them?) is watching devlopments closely! If we can't have law and order, we might as well have high entertainment!

17 posted on 12/02/2011 11:03:39 AM PST by maryz
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To: maryz

Yeah I think the official name of the regular Sept. legalize-pot rally is “The Freedom Fest”


18 posted on 12/02/2011 11:37:05 AM PST by raccoonradio
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To: raccoonradio

Even Philly gave them the boot.


19 posted on 12/02/2011 11:41:33 AM PST by Tribune7 (Perry, Newt, Cain or Santorum)
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To: moose-matson
They are far better funded than we might think and their seeming lack of sophisticated organization and leadership is actually indicative of their high degree of political sophistication

This is sometimes where I wish our city police forces had the fortitude of a Cheka or Gestapo member, in picking up and hauling off these lunatics. Instead, because the movement is so politicized, and among the OWS crowd are supporters of these Democratic Mayors, the police forces probably have strict orders NOT to do much.

One wonders if the OWS protesters can sustain themselves until next November's election. Will they camp out next to polling places, and try to intimidate voters? Will they try to interfere with ballot-counting or delivery of ballots? Or, will they try something even more sinister?

20 posted on 12/02/2011 11:46:34 AM PST by Lou L (The Senate without a fillibuster is just a 100-member version of the House.)
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To: raccoonradio

This picture was in the Herald earllier this week. It shows two precious "snowflakes" dumping Lord knows what into a sewer that empties directly into the Boston Harbor. What do you think would happen if a restaraunt like Bertuccis, The Barking Crab or Union Oyster House was caught doing that? Hefty fines and a raid guaranteed.
21 posted on 12/02/2011 11:52:19 AM PST by slackerjack
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To: raccoonradio

To paraphrase Mumbles, it’s starting to “Fry his nose”.


22 posted on 12/02/2011 11:58:43 AM PST by AU72
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To: raccoonradio

Mumbles, (the enabler,) the gift that keeps on giving. No one to blame but yourself dumbo.


23 posted on 12/02/2011 11:59:13 AM PST by rockabyebaby (We are sooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooo screwed!)
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To: moose-matson
The world is evolving

Don't you mean DEvolving?

24 posted on 12/02/2011 12:24:39 PM PST by Maceman (Obama: As American as nasei goreng)
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To: Lou L
The media has treated OWS with the blind, falsely praising attitude of a guilty, lazy parent, hopeful parent of a rebellious, obnoxious but begrudgingly beloved adolescent. To the MSM-parent the OSW-child's shit doesn't stink - literally.

The mayors and city councilmen are too afraid of bucking the media's dishonest portrayal of the camps to do anything about them.

In addition, and in a complete reversal of the sixties' hard-hat riots, many private and public sector unions are in high-profile 'solidarity' with OWS.

Throw in many college professors who were, for the most part, too young to fight in the 'struggle' of forty-five years ago and see OWS as "their turn" and a self-dis-enfranchised middle class youth, top it off with LaRaza, anti-US immigrants, anarchist nihilists, a class-warfare cheerleader in the White House and you have a protest co-alition that is a marxist's wet dream.

This is nothing but a dress rehearsal. They will be back next spring...count on it.

25 posted on 12/02/2011 12:52:51 PM PST by moose-matson (I keep it in my head)
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To: raccoonradio
I am mayor of all the people, not just 200 people who live on a little piece of dirt in the city of Boston.

OMG - a grown-up in Boston? Stunning...

26 posted on 12/02/2011 1:51:13 PM PST by GOPJ (Better is a dinner of herbs where love is, Than a fatted calf with hatred - Proverbs 15)
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To: Maceman

evolving or devolving doesn’t matter -— the change has a life of its own and we are not going to stop it -— we may obstruct it for a while and maybe alter its course a degree or two but it will eventually crush us.


27 posted on 12/02/2011 8:25:02 PM PST by moose-matson (I keep it in my head)
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To: raccoonradio
. But, he is furious that some Occupy members tried to bring an industrial-sized kitchen sink into the Dewey Square site Thursday night.

Maybe the Occu-Pies are worried that the board of health would shut them down if they didn't have the proper sink at their 'establishment'.....*snicker*

28 posted on 12/02/2011 8:53:44 PM PST by libertarian27 (Agenda21: Dept. of Life, Dept. of Liberty and the Dept. of Happiness)
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