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  • National "Day of Rage" met with collective yawn

    08/21/2014 9:07:31 PM PDT · by blueplum · 37 replies
    Free Republic ^ | August 21, 2014 9:00pm PDT | Blueplum
    The National "Day of Rage," allegedly coordinated by Anonymous, and drawing the attention of DHS, failed to draw crowds at location after location across the nation. A not surprising exception was San Francisco, where a few early-birds were joined by perhaps a hundred or so others who marched alongside a generous police presence mixed among the crowd. Some of the disappointed protestors took to twitter to lament the lack of participants in their areas.
  • Homeland Security Warns Ahead Of ‘National Day Of Rage'

    08/21/2014 3:35:53 AM PDT · by BCW · 61 replies
    The Daily Caller ^ | 20 AUG 2014 | Chuck Ross
    The U.S. Department of Homeland Security has issued a bulletin drawing attention to the hactivist group Anonymous’ plans for nationwide protests against the police shooting death of Michael Brown in Ferguson, Mo. The group has called for a “National Day of Rage” on Thursday to span 38 major U.S. cities. The Threat Management Division of the Federal Protective Service issued the bulletin. “Currently there is no indication that protests are expected to become violent. However, recent protests in Ferguson have resulted in violence, property damage and subsequent arrests,” the bulletin reads.
  • Ferguson 'day of rage' at White House (Tomorrow, Aug. 21st in D.C. and 40 other cities)

    08/20/2014 2:00:02 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 69 replies
    The Hill's Briefing Room ^ | August 20, 2014 | Benjamin Goad
    (VIDEO-AT-LINK)Protesters are expected to gather Thursday evening at the White House as part of a national “Day of Rage” over the fatal police shooting of an unarmed black teen earlier this month in Missouri. The planned rally is among dozens around the nation organized by the group Anonymous, which is demanding the “immediate arrest and prosecution” of officer Darren Wilson. Wilson has been identified as the officer who shot 18-year-old Michael Brown on Aug. 9, touching off violent protests in the streets of Ferguson, Mo. “We call upon the citizens of the United States to collectively gather in support for...
  • Homeland Security Warns Ahead Of ‘National Day Of Rage’

    08/20/2014 7:10:25 PM PDT · by markomalley · 80 replies
    The Daily Caller ^ | 8/20/2014 | Chuck Ross
    The U.S. Department of Homeland Security has issued a bulletin drawing attention to the hactivist group Anonymous’ plans for nationwide protests against the police shooting death of Michael Brown in Ferguson, Mo.The group has called for a “National Day of Rage” on Thursday to span 38 major U.S. cities.The Threat Management Division of the Federal Protective Service issued the bulletin.“Currently there is no indication that protests are expected to become violent. However, recent protests in Ferguson have resulted in violence, property damage and subsequent arrests,” the bulletin reads.Brown was shot by Ferguson police officer Darren Wilson on Aug. 9. Wilson...
  • Yesha Arabs Plan Day of Rage for Friday

    07/31/2014 2:37:40 PM PDT · by Eleutheria5 · 13 replies
    Arutz Sheva ^ | 31/7/14
    Hostile Arabs in Judea and Samaria who identify with Gaza terrorists have planned a "Day of Rage" for Friday. .....
  • VADUM: Marxist mobocracy

    10/15/2011 7:13:25 PM PDT · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 4 replies
    The Washington Times ^ | October 14, 2011 | Matthew Vadum
    Abraham Lincoln rightly denounced the “mobocratic spirit.” James Madison considered it the sa- cred duty of government to protect property rights from the violent whims of the mob: “That is not a just government, nor is property secure under it, where the property which a man has in his personal safety and personal liberty, is violated by arbitrary seizures of one class of citizens for the service of the rest.” Lincoln and Madison would not have looked kindly upon the pro-redistributionist political street theater under way in urine- and garbage-saturated urban parks across the nation. In an insult to the...
  • Economic terrorist Behind Wall Street protests? Bring down stock market cause a new $ crisis

    10/07/2011 4:09:45 PM PDT · by tutstar · 46 replies
    Klein Online ^ | 10/6/2011 | Aaron Klein
    Actual title is too long (really need to expand that title space fr lol) ‘Economic terrorist’ Behind Wall Street protests? Radical’s plan: ‘Bring down stock market’ ‘Literally cause a new financial crisis’. Stephen Lerner, a controversial anti-Capitalist SEIU organizer, is one of the forces behind the protests on Wall Street and nationwide, according to quotes obtained by a socialist activist who doubles as a Washington Post columnist. KleinOnline was first to report, Lerner was the brainchild of some of the economic protest templates being used by the Occupy Wall Street campaign. Lerner recently laid out a mass economic protest plan...
  • Wall Street protesters: We're in for the long haul

    10/05/2011 4:55:24 PM PDT · by matt04 · 16 replies
    Protesters who have been camping out in Manhattan's Financial District say their movement has grown and become more organized, and they have no intention of stopping as they move into their third week, following the second weekend in a row of mass arrests. The Occupy Wall Street demonstration started out small last month, with less than a dozen college students spending days and nights in Zuccotti Park, a private plaza off Broadway. It has grown sizably, however, both in New York City and elsewhere as people in other communities across the country display their solidarity in similar protests. The event...
  • Alinsky Rules Return For Obama

    10/04/2011 6:18:30 PM PDT · by Kaslin · 17 replies
    IBD Editorials ^ | October 4, 2011 | Editor
    Politics: The hippie horde attempting to mob and "occupy" Wall Street this week has a method to its madness. It's all about getting President Obama re-elected by employing classic Alinskyite tactics. At first glance, the latest protests staged by left-wing rent-a-mobs in New York, Washington, Los Angeles and elsewhere don't look terribly different from the World Trade Organization and global debt-amnesty spectaculars of a decade ago. Radicals swarm against some hated totem, chant, break a few Starbucks windows and leave scads of garbage for someone else to clean up. But the "Occupy Wall Street" mob that shut down the Brooklyn...
  • Occupy L.A. keeps economic protest alive outside City Hall (ANSWER Gears UP)

    10/03/2011 11:03:32 AM PDT · by Beckett08 · 26 replies
    LA Times ^ | 10/03/2011
    Protesters fed up with Wall Street's practices and influence woke up Monday to their third morning of camping outside Los Angeles City Hall. Some of the approximately 100 activists planned to head across the street to join the throng outside the courthouse where Michael Jackson's personal physician, Dr. Conrad Murray, is on trial. Members of Occupy Los Angeles, as their group is called, said they hoped to attract more media attention to their cause, which draws its inspiration from the Occupy Wall Street protest in New York.
  • Liberal Icon Frances Fox Piven: “We Desperately Need A Popular Uprising”…

    10/02/2011 12:45:46 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 60 replies · 1+ views
    Weasel Zippers ^ | October 2, 2011 | Zip
    Barack Obama seen nodding in approval. FRANCES FOX PIVEN: “I teach at the Graduate School of the City University of New York. I am here because I am so enthusiastic about the possibilities of this sit-in, over the marches that are occurring over postal worker issues, the sister demonstrations that are starting in Chicago and Los Angeles, and maybe in Boston. I think we desperately need a popular uprising in the United States. None of us know. I study movements. None of us know the exact formula for when those movements erupt, but it could be. And if that is...
  • When you shut down Wall Street, the banks, the corporations what happens then? (Vanity)

    10/02/2011 5:42:24 PM PDT · by Dallas59 · 35 replies
    Freerepublic ^ | 10/2/2011 | Me
    Questions that no one in the media including our own won't ask the demonstrators. Add your own. How will you feed me? Will everything be free? What rights will I have under your new utopia? Will you give me job?
  • Meet #OccupyWallSt's @JeffRaae: Professional Rabble Rouser, Agitator, Organizer & Labor Activist

    10/02/2011 2:40:47 PM PDT · by Nachum · 8 replies
    Big Government ^ | 10/2/11 | LaborUnionReport
    Saturday, marked the second week of the #OccupyWallSt protests. With the endorsements of union bosses now firmly in their back pockets, protesters in New York celebrated the anniversary of their campout in a New York City park by shutting down the Brooklyn Bridge. This, of course, led to the NYPD to arrest many of the—more than 700, according to the New York Times. In a tense showdown above the East River, the police arrested more than 700 demonstrators from the Occupy Wall Street protests who took to the roadway as they tried to cross the Brooklyn Bridge on Saturday afternoon....
  • Wall Street: Which Side Are You On? [by revolutionary communist/Obama comrade, Van Jones]

    10/02/2011 6:56:30 AM PDT · by ETL · 63 replies
    "American Dream Movement" ^ | Oct 1, 2011 | Van Jones
    Wall Street has long been the home of the biggest threat to American Democracy [from the viewpoint of communists of course -ETL]. Now it has become home to what may be our best hope for rescuing it. [snip] We call ourselves the American Dream Movement [they should call themselves 'The American Nightmare Movement' -ETL]. We engaged 130,000 people to crowd-source our own jobs agenda — the Contract for the American Dream. In August, tens of thousands demonstrated for jobs in rallies across the nation. Next week in DC, we host our first national gathering: the Take Back The American Dream...
  • 'Don’t Be Scared to Say Revolution': Cornel West Encourages Call for Revolution

    09/28/2011 6:47:26 AM PDT · by Halfmanhalfamazing · 34 replies
    Naked Emperor News via The Blaze ^ | September 28th | Cornel West (VIDEO)
    ‘Don’t Be Scared to Say Revolution’: Cornel West Encourages the Wall Street Protests to Call for Revolution as the Elite Tremble
  • Fox News’ Red Eye crashes socialist Wall Street protest

    For those that don’t know, a bunch of want to be hippies are trying to recapture the magic of America’s Worst Generation by camping on Wall Street to protest capitalism. The video below pretty well sums up the absurdity of these cretins.
  • Gunning for Wall Street, With Faulty Aim

    09/25/2011 5:40:09 AM PDT · by proxy_user · 14 replies
    The New York Times ^ | Sept 23, 2011 | Ginia Bellafante
    "By late morning on Wednesday, Occupy Wall Street, a noble but fractured and airy movement of rightly frustrated young people, had a default ambassador in a half-naked woman who called herself Zuni Tikka. A blonde with a marked likeness to Joni Mitchell and a seemingly even stronger wish to burrow through the space-time continuum and hunker down in 1968, Ms. Tikka had taken off all but her cotton underwear and was dancing on the north side of Zuccotti Park, facing Liberty Street, just west of Broadway. Tourists stopped to take pictures; cops smiled, and the insidiously favorable tax treatment of...
  • Over 50 'occupiers' cuffed in Union Sq. chaos

    09/24/2011 4:24:21 PM PDT · by GrandJediMasterYoda · 36 replies
    Ny Post ^ | 11/24/2011 | By JOSH SAUL and JOE WALKER
    <p>The one-week Wall Street protest took a violent turn today, with a near-riot breaking out between marchers and the police.</p>
  • Caption Wall Street Protesters at NYSE

    09/21/2011 1:23:51 PM PDT · by Lucky9teen · 59 replies
    A protester argues with a police officer as other protesters demonstrate outside the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) September 21, 2011. Protesters marched to Wall Street on the fourth day of protests as they call for action against big businesses and politics.
  • Day of FAIL: Nationwide anti-capitalist revolution flops (ZombieTime)

    09/19/2011 8:52:43 PM PDT · by MeNeFrego · 31 replies
    Pajamas Media ^ | 9/18/2011 | Zombie
    September 17 was supposed to be the Day of Rage, the starting point of an anti-capitalist revolution that (in theory) was going to sweep the country coast-to-coast. As I noted yesterday, “The plan is to protest in state capitals and major cities across the nation, but the focus of the revolution will be in New York, where a hoped-for 20,000 anti-capitalists will ‘occupy’ Wall Street.” I dutifully sent my operatives out to cover what were to be three of the largest Day of Rage protests — in New York, San Francisco, and Los Angeles — so humanity would have a...
  • Sparse ‘Day of Rage’ (Only 300 show)

    09/19/2011 8:32:22 AM PDT · by markomalley · 60 replies
    NEW YORK POST ^ | September 18, 2011 | MAURA O’CONNOR
    Only about 300 protesters, mostly college kids and aging hippies, showed up near the Stock Exchange for yesterday’s anti-Wall Street rally -- far fewer than the 20,000 that organizers of the so-called global “Day of Rage” had predicted.
  • Social Networking Spurs Wall Street Protest

    09/18/2011 10:00:25 AM PDT · by ponygirl · 41 replies
    NY1 ^ | 9/18/11 | Nicole Ward
    Lisa Fithian said she's not part of any official group and that the “occupation” of Wall Street is the work of many people coming together with the same message. "Wall Street is certainly the heart of why we're here. It's the corporations — the big banks in this country have been destroying this country,” said Fithian. "Overfees or high mortgages, student loans, the banks are touching every aspect of our lives." She added that banks and the wealthy have taken money for their own interests and their own survival. “The people here are saying enough of that," said Fithian. Inspired...
  • Hundreds of protesters descend to 'Occupy Wall Street' (BORING!)

    09/17/2011 1:58:08 PM PDT · by tobyhill · 59 replies
    cnn money ^ | 9/17/2011 | By Julianne Pepitone
    Hundreds of demonstrators took to the streets of Manhattan's financial district on Saturday in a largely peaceful protest aimed at drawing attention to the role powerful financial interests played in wreaking havoc on America's economy. Modeled on the "Arab Spring" uprisings that swept through Egypt, Tunisia, Syria and other countries this year, Occupy Wall Street is a "leaderless resistance movement" orchestrated through Twitter, Facebook and other social media tools. The Twitter hashtag #OccupyWallStreet lit up Saturday with coordination messages and solidarity tweets.
  • “Day of Rage:” Alinskyites call for pointless mass sleepover on Wall Street

    09/17/2011 12:22:46 PM PDT · by matt04 · 52 replies
    MichelleMalkin.com ^ | September 17, 2011 | Michelle Malkin
    What do they want? They’re not really sure. When do they want it? For a couple of months, or until the weather gets too cold, anyway. A bunch of adrift Alinskyites and disorganized organizers from a group called “Adbusters” are converging in New York City for some reason or other. They’re bringing tents, sleeping bags, yoga instructors, face paint — and at some point, they’ll get around to deciding what their “one demand” is: On Saturday thousands of us will occupy Wall Street. We will wave our signs, unfurl our banners, beat our drums, chant our slogans … and then...
  • Day of Rage Underway on Wall Street, Protestors Flood Downtown Manhattan

    09/17/2011 1:06:12 PM PDT · by M. Thatcher · 49 replies
    The Inquisitr ^ | September 17, 2011 | Kim LaCapria
    With the “Arab Spring” protests of the past year or two serving as inspiration, Twitter and Facebook has been used to organize a large group of protestors on Wall Street and an “occupation” of Wall Street is currently underway. Twitter is currently also being used as a platform for non-attendees to weigh in on the controversy, with a steady stream of “pro” and “against” tweets either lauding the efforts or dismissing protesters as about to get bored and seek a Starbucks on their iPhones or “burn daddy’s money.” Web activist groups and collectives including The Other 98% (an organization lobbying...
  • Radical Rage: Marxist Mob Plans to Occupy Wall Street

    09/17/2011 7:45:16 AM PDT · by clove · 19 replies
    Frontpagemag.com ^ | Sep 16th, 2011 | Matthew Vadum
    The artwork associated with a political movement says a lot about that movement. The US Day of Rage’s Twitter feed features a photo of a defaced ten-dollar bill. Someone has added black hair and a Hitler moustache to Founding Father Alexander Hamilton, whom Congress honored in 1999 as “the man who more than any other designed the Government of the United States.” The Founders as Nazis: that’s what the leftists who plan to occupy Wall Street tomorrow think of the American experiment. It’s not as if the media-savvy organizers of the US Day of Rage don’t understand the significance of...
  • Day of Rage?

    09/17/2011 8:39:50 AM PDT · by SWAMPSNIPER · 89 replies
    self | Sept 17, 2011 | swampsniper
    I can't find any news on the planned demonstrations, anyone heard anything?
  • Radical Rage: Marxist Mob Plans to Occupy Wall Street

    09/17/2011 5:19:59 AM PDT · by outofsalt · 60 replies
    frontpagemag.com ^ | 9/16/2011 | Matthew Vadium
    The US Day of Rage’s Twitter feed features a photo of a defaced ten-dollar bill. Someone has added black hair and a Hitler moustache to Founding Father Alexander Hamilton, whom Congress honored in 1999 as “the man who more than any other designed the Government of the United States.” The Founders as Nazis: that’s what the leftists who plan to occupy Wall Street tomorrow think of the American experiment.
  • Bloomberg: Jobs crisis could spark riots here

    09/16/2011 6:04:01 PM PDT · by MinorityRepublican · 37 replies
    CNN ^ | September 16, 2011 | Aaron Smith
    New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg, shown here during his September 11 tenth anniversary address, fears that joblessness could lead to riots. NEW YORK (CNNMoney) -- New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg is worried that high U.S. unemployment could lead to the same kind of riots here that have swept through Europe and North Africa. "You have a lot of kids graduating college, [who] can't find jobs," said Bloomberg, during his weekly radio show on Friday. "That's what happened in Cairo. That's what happened in Madrid. You don't want those kinds of riots here."
  • Mayor Bloomberg Warns Of Rioting If Unemployment Remains High

    09/16/2011 2:33:35 PM PDT · by Sub-Driver · 22 replies
    Mayor Bloomberg Warns Of Rioting If Unemployment Remains High September 16, 2011 5:08 PM NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — Pedestrians were seemingly content on the streets of upper Manhattan Friday, but Mayor Michael Bloomberg believes there’s an undercurrent of economic distress that could upset the tranquil street scene. “You have a lot of kids graduating college, can’t find jobs, that’s what happened in Cairo. That’s what happened in Madrid. You don’t want those kind of riots here,” Bloomberg said on his Friday morning radio show. Mentioning these street protests overseas during a gloomy assessment of economic prospects in the u-s. “The...
  • Mayor Bloomberg Warns Of Mass Riots If Economy Doesn't Create More Jobs

    09/16/2011 2:38:29 PM PDT · by blam · 32 replies
    TBI ^ | 9-16-2011 | Zeke Miller
    Mayor Bloomberg Warns Of Mass Riots If Economy Doesn't Create More Jobs Zeke Miller Sep. 16, 2011, 3:14 PM During his weekly radio show, New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg warned that unless action is taken to help young people find work, the United States is at risk of seeing mass rioting."We have a lot of kids graduating college — can't find jobs," Bloomberg said in an exchange first reported by the New York Daily News. "That's what happened in Cairo. That's what happened in Madrid. You don't want those kinds of riots here." The Cairo riots brought down the...
  • Bloomberg warns of riots … Is he actually encouraging “US Days of Rage” riots in NYC tomorrow?

    09/16/2011 2:40:36 PM PDT · by Corky Boyd · 21 replies
    Island Turtle ^ | September 16, 2011 | Corky Boyd
    Matt Drudge’s red and bold headline screams about Mayor Bloomberg’s prediction of civil insurrection by disaffected youth against the government. But is Bloomberg actually encouraging, rather than predicting, disruptive behavior on the eve of the US Days of Rage protest led by former SEIU official Stephen Lerner? Surely the mayor is aware of Lerner’s plan and background. The US Days of Rage is scheduled as a “nonviolent” protest outside the JP Morgan Chase tomorrow, Saturday, September 17. It has been organized by Lerner, a far leftist, to bring down Wall Street and the banks and ultimately collapse the economic system...
  • Got Rage?

    09/16/2011 11:16:33 AM PDT · by Oldpuppymax · 14 replies
    Coach is Right ^ | 9/16/2011 | Emma K. Emmett
    When I was assigned to write a about tomorrow’s ”Day of Rage,” organized by the likes of ACORN Founder Wade Rathke and SEIU’s Stephen Lerner I resisted it mightily. I heard a grumble in my lower intestine and a silent yell, “Nooooooooo, don’t make me, puhleeeeeze!” I knew the cognitive dissonance and just plain idiocy of a group that regularly claims to be more “tolerant” and “compassionate” than the rest of us and then incites hatred and chaos in order to declare themselves entitled to what other people earn, would put me dangerously close to head-exploding territory. Then, I settled...
  • Radical Rage: Marxist Mob Plans to Occupy Wall Street

    09/16/2011 4:48:47 AM PDT · by SJackson · 38 replies
    Frontpagemagazine ^ | September 16, 2011 | Matthew Vadum
    The US Day of Rage’s Twitter feed features a photo of a defaced ten-dollar bill. Someone has added black hair and a Hitler moustache to Founding Father Alexander Hamilton, whom Congress honored in 1999 as “the man who more than any other designed the Government of the United States.” The Founders as Nazis: that’s what the leftists who plan to occupy Wall Street tomorrow think of the American experiment. It’s not as if the media-savvy organizers of the US Day of Rage don’t understand the significance of the Founders. The event’s website constantly invokes the name of Publius, the pseudonym...
  • 'Robin Hood' aims at Wall Street next - Constitution and Capitalism

    09/14/2011 11:50:25 AM PDT · by SaraJohnson · 1 replies
    World Net Daily ^ | 9/12/11 | Aaron Klien
    Rewriting the U.S. Constitution. Imposing a "Robin Hood tax" on most financial transactions worldwide with the goal of taking from the "rich" to give to the "poor." Giving the Federal Reserve permission to regulate interest rates on savings accounts. These are just some of the policies endorsed by a group backing a "Day of Rage" targeting Wall Street and U.S. capitalism this Saturday. Read more: 'Robin Hood' aims at Wall Street next http://www.wnd.com/?pageId=344285#ixzz1XxCr8vNi -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 'Robin Hood' aims at Wall Street next 'Day of Rage' targets capitalism, demands new U.S. Constitution -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Posted: September 12, 2011 2:56 pm Eastern By...
  • Soros fingerprints all over protests here, too (Israel)

    09/10/2011 7:49:06 PM PDT · by opentalk · 15 replies
    WND ^ | September 8, 2011 | Aaron Klein
    TEL AVIV –The Democrat strategist identified as an architect of the social protests currently rocking Israel previously ran the campaign of Bolivia's former president, who was ushered into office amid escalating social protests in that country.After Gonzalo Sánchez de Lozada took power in Bolivia in 1985, he quickly implemented an economic "shock therapy" crafted by Jeffrey Sachs, a Columbia University professor who sits on the board of an organization literally seeking to reorganize the entire global economic system. That group is the Institute for New Economic Thinking, or INET.Philanthropist George Soros is INET's founding sponsor, with the billionaire having provided...
  • A Day of Rage in America

    08/24/2011 10:05:00 AM PDT · by DJ Taylor · 37 replies
    Off The Grid ^ | August 23, 2011 | Tim George
    With shop owners still surveying their losses in the wake of the riots in Great Britain, American radicals are preparing for their own “spontaneous” demonstrations against U.S. capitalism. September 17th has been designated a “Day of Rage,” in which demonstrators are encouraged to occupy Wall Street. The highly organized effort comes complete with a web site, Facebook page, Twitter campaigns, and detailed instructions on the proposed occupation of the financial capital of the world. And this doesn’t come from a few disaffected societal dropouts either. The national web site and movement has close ties with leaders of major U.S. unions...
  • 2011/08/11/ US Day of Rage Set to take Place

    08/22/2011 6:38:43 AM PDT · by charlene4 · 32 replies
    Sentry Journal ^ | 08/11/11 | unknown
    Well the leftists are at it again. They’re putting on their class warfare game face and heading to the “Big Apple” on 9-17-11 (Constitution Day) to participate in what they are calling a U.S. Day of Rage. Ahhhh good times. I discovered this article over at one of my daily stops Maggie’s Notebook. As I clicked through the links I was stunned to see just how misguided these useful idiots are over at the U.S. Day of Rage website. I recalled an article from a few months ago I read over at Moonbattery about Steve Lerner’s plan to create economic...
  • Who Is Behind the ‘US Day of Rage’ to ‘Occupy’ Wall Street this September 17th?

    08/19/2011 9:40:53 PM PDT · by hreardon · 169 replies
    The Blaze ^ | August 19th, 2011 | Tiffany Gabbay
    What, exactly, is a “US Day of Rage?” Well, on September 17th we may find out for certain, but until then, The Blaze is revealing what information does exist about this very nefarious-sounding campaign. A US Day of Rage is the title given to a day of ostensibly “non-violent” civil disobedience orchestrated by a group of radicals — that reportedly include SEIU’s Stephen Lerner and ACORN founder Wade Rathke (who, coincidentally, formerly served as president of SEIU’s local New Orleans branch) — targeting Wall Street and U.S. capitalism. It’s worth noting that the title of the movement — if its...
  • The U.K. Riots And The Coming Global Class War

    08/15/2011 1:03:23 PM PDT · by rightwingintelligentsia · 53 replies
    Forbes ^ | August 15, 2011 | Joel Kotkin
    The riots that hit London and other English cities last week have the potential to spread beyond the British Isles. Class rage isn’t unique to England; in fact, it represents part of a growing global class chasm that threatens to undermine capitalism itself. The hardening of class divisions has been building for a generation, first in the West but increasingly in fast-developing countries such as China. The growing chasm between the classes has its roots in globalization, which has taken jobs from blue-collar and now even white-collar employees; technology, which has allowed the fleetest and richest companies and individuals to...
  • ‘U.S. Day of Rage’ Being Orchestrated for ‘Worldwide Democracy’

    We thought this would be happening, now didn’t we. A movement is suddenly springing up from nowhere (ah-huh) to take on the free enterprise, “capitalist” system. In America, they are especially targeting Wall Street, a place still somewhat constitutionally sovereign to the U.S.A. and not thoroughly controlled yet by authoritarian global collectivism. That is a Wall Street which has already been damaged by the Cloward-Piven orchestrated mortgage meltdown and stemming from that was assailed by protorevolutionary Obama-Peloisi-Reid government, which brought boa constrictor regulation. Dodd-Frank came as “reform” very tough on small institutions, but with loopholes wide enough to shelter Brinks...
  • US Day of Rage

    08/10/2011 9:35:43 PM PDT · by Kartographer · 32 replies
    Face Book ^ | 8/10/11
    US Day of Rage | Resources for Non Violent Civil Disobedience #usdor #occupywallstreet #sept17 Share Many of these sections were taken from the Handbook for Nonviolent Campaigns available from the War Resister's League in New York City and the Civil Disobedience Training fron ACTUP New York. Download the full Handbook for Nonviolent Campaigns (PDF). Handbook for Digital and Online Civil Disobedience. (Coming Soon) US Day of Rage Guidelines for Non Violent Civil Disobedience Individual or group actions that endanger the physical well-being of other demonstrators should not be done. Generally actions that might endanger the safety of others at the...
  • Any FReeper changing their personal/home DEFCON level due to UK (and US) riot/pre-riot situations?

    08/10/2011 8:59:15 PM PDT · by MindBender26 · 107 replies · 1+ views
    MB26
    Mrs. MindBender and I keep a secure home; passive IR lights, alarm, long weapons in closet, hand guns close, planning, drills, etc. Due to worldwide "problems," we have gone to more lights on, long weapons next to bed, and taking the Glock 23s with extra mags with us whenever out of home 20. Anyone else?
  • Alert: Anyone Noticing the call for US Day of RAge on September 17th? (vanity)

    08/10/2011 6:42:40 PM PDT · by 30Moves · 228 replies
    8/10/11 | 30Moves
    I just noticed on Twitter and Facebook that the Left is calling for a US Day of Rage on September 17th. The Twitter #s are: #USDOR, #occupywallstreet, #revolution Facebook: Occupy Wall St. or US Day of Rage They invite people to occupy Wall Street and DC and State Capitals. Publius is Very Unhappy! Bring your tents! Wall Street belongs to us! Demand the the top 2% pay their fair share! Lots of tweets but the Facebook pages are low volume. In addition, there is a group of Muslim activists that are pushing this and in England for the rioters to...
  • Protesters Outraged Over Councilwoman's Anti-Muslim Rant

    03/23/2011 3:20:24 PM PDT · by La Enchiladita · 72 replies
    KTLA ^ | March 23, 2011 | Mary Beth McDade
    Hundreds of protesters showed up outside Villa Park's city hall Tuesday to take a stand against a councilwoman whose anti-Muslim statements have gone viral. They spilled out from the council's chambers, holding American Flags and signs saying, "I am a Muslim, I am not a terrorist," referencing statements that Villa Park City Councilwoman Deborah Pauly made at a demonstration in February outside an event held by the Islamic Circle of North American Relief.
  • Saudi Arabia On March 11 Send The Price Of Oil Into Unprecedented Territory?

    03/09/2011 12:07:39 PM PST · by SeekAndFind · 22 replies
    The Economic Collapse ^ | 03/09/2011 | Michael Snyder
    The price of oil is shaping up to be the number one economic story of 2011, and right now the eyes of the investing world are closely watching the developing situation in Saudi Arabia. All of the other recent Middle East revolutions have been organized on the Internet, and now all over Facebook and Twitter there are calls for a "Day of Rage" in Saudi Arabia on March 11. The Saudi monarchy is attempting to head off any protests by promising to give $37 billion in "benefits" to the people and by publicly proclaiming that all political demonstrations are specifically...
  • Saudi Arabia king accused of misjudged bribery in attempt to avoid unrest

    02/26/2011 8:46:35 AM PST · by EBH · 6 replies
    The Guardian (UK) ^ | 2/26/11 | Jack Shenker
    Leading intellectuals in Saudi Arabia have warned that grand financial gestures are no substitute for meaningful political reform, after King Abdullah unveiled a $36bn (Ł22bn) social welfare package in advance of planned anti-government protests next month. In a statement released on Thursday, a group of Saudi scholars called on the royal family to learn from recent uprisings in the Gulf and North Africa and to start listening to the voices of the kingdom's disenfranchised young people, some of whom are planning a "day of rage" on 11 March. Several Islamic thinkers, as well as a female academic and a poet,...
  • OBAMA BRINGS THE HAMMER DOWN ON GADHAFI

    02/25/2011 6:53:27 PM PST · by TheConservativeCitizen · 24 replies
    The Constitution Club ^ | 02-25-11 | Region Rat
    Saying that Muammar Gadhafi “has lost the confidence of his people,” (ya think?) the White House announced “sweeping unilateral sanctions” against the dictator’s regime today. Obama’s press secretary, Jay Carney explained that the following “crippling measures” will go into effect “more or less” immediately: Gadhafi must refrain from blaming the United States and al Qaeda for the Libyan uprising IN THE SAME SENTENCE. Beginning immediately, the colonel must only accuse one or the other at a time. Carney explained that since left-wing pundits have started to refer to Obama as an “Arabist,” the continued linkage of America and al Qaeda...
  • All Hell Could Break Loose In The Middle East After March 11 (Day o Rage in Saudi Arabia)

    02/24/2011 11:09:17 AM PST · by The Magical Mischief Tour · 29 replies
    Business Insider ^ | 02/24/2011 | Business Insider
    Columnist Charles Krauthammer recommends you circle the date March 11 on your calendars. That's the day, per Facebook, that organizers are hoping to start their own revolution in the Kingdom. Via The Daily Caller: “The big one is March 11,” Krauthammer said. “There’s a Facebook call in Saudi Arabia for a day of rage all over Saudi Arabia on March 11. Now, the Saudis have really good intelligence. They are tough. They’re ruthless and they’re effective. There isn’t a lot of anti-government activity in Saudi Arabia.”
  • Why Do People Who Know The Least Know It The Loudest?

    02/18/2011 4:57:28 PM PST · by TheConservativeCitizen · 13 replies
    The Constitution Club ^ | 02-18-11 | Region Rat
    Imagine what you would have thought when you were learning about government in grade school if the teacher had explained, “if a bill is brought before the Senate and your side doesn’t have enough votes to win…the correct thing to do is sneak out of town so that a vote cannot be held.” As Wisconsin Republicans tried to begin Senate business Thursday, observers in the gallery screamed “Freedom! Democracy! Unions!” Opponents cheered when a legislative leader announced there were not enough Senators present to proceed. Democracy in action? Hardly. More like mob mentality rules. Some on the left glowingly compared...