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Cornel West backs Occupy the Rose Parade
Los Angeles Times ^ | 12/19/11 | Rong-Gong Lin II and Joe Piasecki

Posted on 12/19/2011 9:55:22 AM PST by NormsRevenge

Liberal professor Cornel West told a Pasadena church Sunday that he backs an Occupy the Rose Parade demonstration, a newspaper reported Monday.

The noted academic, who previously taught at Harvard University, was speaking at All Saints Church to discuss "The Role of Progressive Religion in the Occupy Movement" when he made the comments.

"Any time you get a chance to bear witness for justice, I support that," the Pasadena Star-News quoted him as saying. "If I was around Jan. 2, I would be a part of it."

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Protesters who plan a post-parade march down Colorado Boulevard have promised not to disrupt the main Rose Parade event, while police have agreed to treat demonstrators fairly as long as they keep their word, according to the Pasadena Sun.

"We want to make sure this is completely nondisruptive to the main parade," said Occupy the Rose Parade organizer Peter Thottam.

"We're going to work with [Occupy the Rose Parade] to ensure that the parade goes smoothly and they have the opportunity to have their voice," said Pasadena Police Department spokeswoman Lt. Phlunte Riddle.

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TOPICS: Culture/Society; Politics/Elections; US: California
KEYWORDS: 99percentlie; cornelwest; corruption; democrats; liberalfascism; nodemocrats2012; occupy; occuscum; ows; owsisajoke; roseparade
"The Role of Progressive Religion in the Occupy Movement"

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There ain't much left that is 'sacred' these days.

1 posted on 12/19/2011 9:55:25 AM PST by NormsRevenge
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2 posted on 12/19/2011 9:56:39 AM PST by NormsRevenge (Semper Fi ... Godspeed .. Monthly Donor Onboard .. Obama: Epic Fail or Bust!!!)
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To: NormsRevenge

Bring it on. It will backfire big time.


3 posted on 12/19/2011 9:57:38 AM PST by kabar
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To: NormsRevenge

this is disgusting -— the scumbags can ‘express’ themselves anytime but they have to glom onto publicity for the Rose Parade like the parasite scumbags they are.....


4 posted on 12/19/2011 9:57:58 AM PST by Enchante
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He must have at least two bodyguards around him.


5 posted on 12/19/2011 9:57:58 AM PST by NormsRevenge (Semper Fi ... Godspeed .. Monthly Donor Onboard .. Obama: Epic Fail or Bust!!!)
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To: NormsRevenge

Hey, what happend to the separation of church and state??


6 posted on 12/19/2011 10:00:36 AM PST by mewzilla (Santelli 2012)
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To: NormsRevenge

They occupy and hate all things American these days. And they have the full support of their anti-American resident.


7 posted on 12/19/2011 10:01:07 AM PST by jersey117 (.)
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To: NormsRevenge
:: Pasadena Police Department spokeswoman Lt. Phlunte Riddle. ::

Whiskey Tango Foxtrot

8 posted on 12/19/2011 10:01:59 AM PST by Cletus.D.Yokel (Catastrophic Anthropogenic Climate Alterations - The acronym explains the science.)
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To: NormsRevenge
"The Role of Progressive Religion in the Occupy Movement"

Its to provide religious cover for a marxist revolution that would be palatable to the theologically deficient Christian Left.

9 posted on 12/19/2011 10:02:49 AM PST by tbpiper
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To: All
Break out the popcorn...this will be a spectacle well worth the time to pop-up a double batch.
10 posted on 12/19/2011 10:03:13 AM PST by harpu ( "...it's better to be hated for who you are than loved for someone you're not!")
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To: NormsRevenge
"If I was around..."

Oh Sweet Jesus.

11 posted on 12/19/2011 10:07:46 AM PST by Senator Pardek ( It might be hard for some of the younger Freepers to believe, but in 1982)
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To: NormsRevenge

Progressive religion is an oxymoron.


12 posted on 12/19/2011 10:09:02 AM PST by circlecity
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To: harpu

He talks the talk but when it’s time to walk he’s not going to be around on Jan. 2? Where is he going to be? Aspen? Btw, there are a lot of horses in the Parade of Roses. A LOT of horses. Bring’em by Occupy just before the protesters arrive. It worked for the Boston Tactical Patrol when the Hippies used to go to City Hall Plaza. A nice draggin’ through the hoss bleep made my heart feel like an alligator for them.


13 posted on 12/19/2011 10:09:21 AM PST by massgopguy (I owe everything to George Bailey)
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To: NormsRevenge
A big joke on West would be to arrange to "Occupy Cornel West's Parking Space".

He's living in Harvard owned property so that means his parking space is "controlled".

The way you do this is every time he leaves you roll a broken down beater car into his space.

You can get these things at junk yards without needing a "title".

Do that a few times and he'll reconsider this infatuation he has with "Occupy......".

14 posted on 12/19/2011 10:09:21 AM PST by muawiyah
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To: harpu

He talks the talk but when it’s time to walk he’s not going to be around on Jan. 2? Where is he going to be? Aspen? Btw, there are a lot of horses in the Parade of Roses. A LOT of horses. Bring’em by Occupy just before the protesters arrive. It worked for the Boston Tactical Patrol when the Hippies used to go to City Hall Plaza. A nice draggin’ through the hoss bleep made my heart feel like an alligator for them.


15 posted on 12/19/2011 10:09:37 AM PST by massgopguy (I owe everything to George Bailey)
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To: NormsRevenge

Did he drive up in his big red expensive sports car? Capitalism is bad not the stuff it gets you, right?


16 posted on 12/19/2011 10:10:17 AM PST by Blind Eye Jones
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To: Cletus.D.Yokel

:: Pasadena Police Department spokeswoman Lt. Phlunte Riddle. ::

Check out her picture...I wouldn’t phool with her.


17 posted on 12/19/2011 10:12:30 AM PST by jessduntno (The Republican elite hates him, Rove hates him, Boehner hates him, liberals hate him. It's Newt!)
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To: muawiyah

He’s not at Harvard anymore. He quit when Larry Summers suggested he “occupy” a classroom and earn his pay.


18 posted on 12/19/2011 10:13:25 AM PST by massgopguy (I owe everything to George Bailey)
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To: mewzilla

Only when convenient...and fits the Marxist template.


19 posted on 12/19/2011 10:16:57 AM PST by wac3rd (Somewhere in Hell, Ted Kennedy snickers....)
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To: NormsRevenge

CORNHOLE WEST !!


20 posted on 12/19/2011 10:17:39 AM PST by beethovenfan (If Islam is the solution, the "problem" must be freedom.)
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To: NormsRevenge

“Protesters who plan a post-parade march down Colorado Boulevard have promised not to disrupt the main Rose Parade event,.......”

Promises are just words to a Leftist. The words they say at the moment mean nothing later on, as those words spoken before are now old words that did what they wanted those words to do back when they said them. The Leftist is amazed that anybody would hold them to their old words NOW.

To a Leftist everything is a tool to gain what they want including words.

One must never, never, never, ever believe what a Leftist says, and never, ever negotiate with one. The result of any negotiation is they win, you lose, BECAUSE they lie.


21 posted on 12/19/2011 10:22:20 AM PST by rockinqsranch (Dems, Libs, Socialists, call 'em what you will, they ALL have fairies livin' in their trees.)
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To: massgopguy
That doesn't mean he doesn't still live there ~ those are long term arrangements.

I'd hope we didn't need to follow him around but it should be possible to find beater cars pret' near everywhere now.

22 posted on 12/19/2011 10:23:42 AM PST by muawiyah
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To: NormsRevenge
This is getting ridiculous now.

Let's see the city of Los Angeles take the side of "occupiers" over legitimate permit-getting, fee-paying, law-abiding, citizens and businesses of the city.

If these "occupy" mobs continue to disrupt the legitimate daily goings on of the people, these same people will start to question why they are paying their taxes and fees at all, if they are just going to get pushed to side for it in the end.

-PJ

23 posted on 12/19/2011 10:24:06 AM PST by Political Junkie Too (If you can vote for President, then your children can run for President.)
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To: rockinqsranch
We know folks who've gone to the parade for several decades. Over the years there've been times when security has been less than adequate ~ so they take stuff that enables them to redress grievances, and that's not always firearms.

I doubt the "Occupy....." crowd has fully considered what a disruption might cost them.

24 posted on 12/19/2011 10:26:17 AM PST by muawiyah
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To: jessduntno

She looks like a real phlunte!


25 posted on 12/19/2011 10:28:09 AM PST by Cletus.D.Yokel (Catastrophic Anthropogenic Climate Alterations - The acronym explains the science.)
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To: muawiyah
Do it.....please!

26 posted on 12/19/2011 10:28:37 AM PST by skinkinthegrass (I can take tomorrow, spend it all today. Who can take your income, tax it all away. Obama Man can. :)
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To: muawiyah

He’s been at Princeton for a while.


27 posted on 12/19/2011 10:29:50 AM PST by massgopguy (I owe everything to George Bailey)
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To: muawiyah; massgopguy
He quit when Larry Summers suggested he “occupy” a classroom and earn his pay.

True, and for some strange reason, Princeton decided to "beef up" its black studies department with him.

Personally, I'd consider it a disservice to the real faculty, not to mention the students that would have to put up with his antics regardless of any and all transgressions of that clown.

I suppose it screams "Poverty Pimping Grifting Pays!", and why not, considering the tuition Princeton charges for shortchanging its students by watering down the quality of the faculty and expectations of the students. (Anybody take two minutes to read Muchelle's thesis?)

28 posted on 12/19/2011 10:31:25 AM PST by Calvin Locke
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To: NormsRevenge

If you are planning to go to the parade go to your icebox and remove any eggs you have there set them outside to ripen up and take them with you for the Post paraders.


29 posted on 12/19/2011 10:37:27 AM PST by Venturer
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To: NormsRevenge
Liberal professor Cornel West told a Pasadena church Sunday that he backs an Occupy the Rose Parade demonstration, a newspaper reported Monday.

The "Occupy" movement sure does work hard to make itself hated, doesn't it?
30 posted on 12/19/2011 10:39:52 AM PST by AnotherUnixGeek
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To: NormsRevenge

Cornel West is crazy as a junk yard rat... a black one..
He’s Noam Chomski’s b!tch...


31 posted on 12/19/2011 10:49:01 AM PST by hosepipe (This propaganda has been edited to include some fully orbed hyperbole...)
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To: Calvin Locke
Are you suggesting the student body there might be stupid enough to understand those non-working beater cars taking up West's parking spot(s) were prized gifts from an adoring public?

I'm sure West has no illusions

32 posted on 12/19/2011 10:50:43 AM PST by muawiyah
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To: NormsRevenge
The noted academic, who previously taught at Harvard University, was speaking at All Saints Church (catholic church) to discuss "The Role of Progressive Religion in the Occupy Movement" when he made the comments.

Progressive Religion is the religion of haSatan.
shalom b'SHEM Yah'shua HaMashiach
33 posted on 12/19/2011 10:51:13 AM PST by Uri’el-2012 (Psalm 119:174 I long for Your salvation, YHvH, Your law is my delight.)
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To: NormsRevenge

So the nuttiest, leftist academician in America (and that’s saying a lot) supports radical leftist attempts to cause problems. So where’s the surprise?


34 posted on 12/19/2011 11:01:32 AM PST by driftless2
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To: massgopguy

Cornel will no longer be “occupying” Princeton as he is returning to his roots at Union Theological Seminary.


35 posted on 12/19/2011 11:11:28 AM PST by bgcinsacto
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To: NormsRevenge
"The Role of Progressive Religion in the Occupy Movement"

A sermon that deserves to be slept through.
36 posted on 12/19/2011 11:37:23 AM PST by righttackle44 (I may not be much, but I raised a United States Marine)
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To: UriĀ’el-2012

The All Saints church in Pasadena is Episcopal. I used to have several “progressive,” wealthy co-workers who attended that church. Other friends have left it and joined the Catholic church.


37 posted on 12/19/2011 11:49:51 AM PST by Irishgirl
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To: NormsRevenge

Progressive Religion = terrorist mosque


38 posted on 12/19/2011 12:52:19 PM PST by 23 Everest (When seconds count. The police are just minutes away. 831 Bonnie)
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To: muawiyah

Great opportunity for anti-occupy folks in the L.A. area. Just bring lots of rotten tomatoes and rotten eggs (or even not rotten ones) with you to the parade and hang around until, you know, the “Occupy” portion of the parade, and then, you know, directly express your feelings about the .000000000001%!


39 posted on 12/19/2011 1:30:36 PM PST by catnipman (Cat Nipman: Vote Republican in 2012 and only be called racist one more time!)
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