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Carney Dodges Question Asking If Occupy Protests Are "Taking Things Too Far"
Real Clear Politics ^ | 1/30/12 | Staff

Posted on 01/30/2012 1:14:21 PM PST by Nachum

White House press secretary Jay Carney dodges when asked for the administration's response to the news that nearly 400 people at the Occupy Oakland encampment were arrested over the weekend.

"What is your reaction, is the administration concerned that some of these protesters are taking things too far?," a reporter asked during his Monday briefing.

"With regards to Oakland, that's obviously a local law enforcement matter," Carney said. "Here in Washington I would refer you for specifics to the U.S. National Park Services and U.S. Park Police. And our position has been and continues to be that we need to balance First Amendment concerns

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TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; Government; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: carney; democrats; dodges; obama; occupy; occupyisalie; ows; owsisajoke; question

1 posted on 01/30/2012 1:14:31 PM PST by Nachum
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To: Jet Jaguar; NorwegianViking; ExTexasRedhead; HollyB; FromLori; EricTheRed_VocalMinority; ...

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Let me know if you would like to be on or off the ping list

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2 posted on 01/30/2012 1:16:08 PM PST by Nachum (The complete Obama list at www.nachumlist.com)
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To: Nachum

Can’t risk jeopardizing the hard-core leftist vote. 0bummer will need every vote he can scrape up.


3 posted on 01/30/2012 1:19:53 PM PST by luvbach1 (Stop the destruction in 2012 or continue the decline)
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To: Nachum

OWS has done $2,000,000 worth of damage in Oakland. I wish it were $200,000,000 and growing in every inner city.


4 posted on 01/30/2012 1:23:57 PM PST by LeonardFMason
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To: Nachum

Hey what about that picture on the wall, Jay?


5 posted on 01/30/2012 1:24:19 PM PST by F15Eagle (1 John 5:4-5, 4:15, 5:13; John 3:17-18, 6:69, 11:25, 14:6, 20:31; Rom10:8-11; 1 Tim 2:5; Titus 3:4-5)
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To: luvbach1

It’s a shame we can’t ship the “protestors” up to Alaska where they do something useful. Like teach timberwolves how to ‘fetch”...


6 posted on 01/30/2012 1:35:58 PM PST by pfony1
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To: luvbach1

It’s a shame we can’t ship the “protestors” up to Alaska where they do something useful. Like teach timberwolves how to ‘fetch”...


7 posted on 01/30/2012 1:36:18 PM PST by pfony1
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To: pfony1

BS! You keep the nutbags, we don’t want any more of them up here!


8 posted on 01/30/2012 1:40:15 PM PST by vpintheak (Occupy your Brain!)
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To: Nachum

OWS:Obama’s Willing Servants


9 posted on 01/30/2012 1:43:28 PM PST by Califreak ("Burnt By The Sun")
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To: LeonardFMason
I wish it were $200,000,000 and growing in every inner city.

To do that level of damage to an inner city, the said inner city would first have to be worth that amount.

;)

10 posted on 01/30/2012 1:46:56 PM PST by Michael.SF. (When you hear hooves, think horses, not zebras.)
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To: Nachum
"Carnies. Circus folk. Nomads, you now. Smell like cabbage. Small hands."

- Austin Powers

11 posted on 01/30/2012 2:01:38 PM PST by JPG (Matters at which the foolish laugh and at whose consequences the prudent weep.)
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To: Nachum
Obama can't disown the OWS crowd. Too late.

Politico (Obama Embraces Wall Street Protesters) – Obama said the demonstrators’ anger is “going to express itself politically in 2012 and beyond until people feel like, once again, they’re getting back to some old-fashioned values.
12 posted on 01/30/2012 2:28:01 PM PST by nhwingut (Sarah Palin 12... No One Else (Maybe Tim Thomas))
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To: Nachum

Yeah, but you see what happened in NYC?

http://townhall.com/columnists/michaelyoussef/2012/01/15/mayor_bloomberg_read_history

They marched over the Brooklyn Bridge this weekend over this; I bet you didn’t see it on MSNBC.


13 posted on 01/30/2012 3:46:07 PM PST by AliVeritas (Pray. God's will be done. Abortion leaves two victims, the mother and the child.)
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