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  • Occupy Eye (SORE) Live Stream of protest at RNC

    08/27/2012 10:13:01 AM PDT · by justlittleoleme · 25 replies
    Ustream ^ | Occupy Eye
    Live video of the tiny protest(photo op) at the RNC. Link:
  • Occupy Tampa Live Video Feed Up at RNC 2012 (And they're already begging for things)

    08/26/2012 8:27:27 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 12 replies
    Muncie Free Press ^ | August 26, 2012 | K. Paul Mallasch
    TAMPA, FL - While the mainstream media hasn't really been reporting that much on activities of either the Occupy Tampa group or the anarchists that are expected to show up, the Occupy Tampa folks have got their LiveStream up and going. (There have been a few reports from big media like Newsday and the NY Daily News. ) If weather gets out of hand, the Occupy Tampa website is asking for help with shelter.They also have a plea out for attorneys to help them. They wrote: "Recently we’ve dealt with an increasing amount of police harassment. On the night of...
  • Not exactly the 99%: Top union leaders’ salaries

    08/25/2012 8:16:00 PM PDT · by Libloather · 14 replies
    Not exactly the 99%: Top union leaders’ salariesAugust 23, 2012 | 11:51 am Advocating for the working man doesn’t pay too poorly, it seems. Here’s a list of the annual salaries and benefits earned by the nation’s top labor officials, according to the Labor Department. This data is based on 2011 filings: AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka – $293,750. National Education Association President Dennis Van Roekel – $460,060
  • Recipe for Chaos: What the Left and George Soros Plan for the RNC

    08/24/2012 9:17:44 PM PDT · by Mortrey · 46 replies
    Breitbart Gov't ^ | 23 Aug 2012 | William Bigelow
    While RNC is limited for security reasons, Buckhorn chose to use $57,000 in taxpayer money to rent an empty lot for protesters to “occupy” 24/7 in sight of it.
  • Soros-funded Marxists to “Occupy the RNC”

    08/23/2012 11:45:54 AM PDT · by Academiadotorg · 22 replies
    Accuracy In Media ^ | August 20, 2012 | Tina Trent
    This is a Special Report from the AIM Center for Investigative Journalism Republican delegates arriving in Tampa for the convention this week will likely find one thing more oppressive than the humidity: hordes of motley Occupiers, political puppeteers, Teamsters, Code Pink activists dressed as giant female body parts, open-borders extremists, vegan Marxists, and tattooed anarchists, all assembling for their quadrennial temper tantrum. One major target is the Republican presidential nominee, Mitt Romney, and anything ever associated with him. Plans include a tent city called “Romneyville” and protests against any companies assisted by Romney’s old firm, Bain Capital. The purpose, in...
  • Occupy Admits Its Real Goal: Communism

    08/21/2012 3:09:00 PM PDT · by IBD editorial writer · 50 replies
    Investor's Business Daily ^ | 20 August 2012 | Editorial
    The Left: An Occupy organizer admitted over the weekend that the goal of his protest group was to "overthrow the capitalist system and build communism." So the cat's out of the bag again on this bunch. Where is the outrage? The true agenda of the Occupy movement has been revealed — it's a totalitarian one. Billing itself as a spontaneous people's revolution and embraced by the media and Democrat political establishment, Occupy is really a destructive band of thugs whose goal is the violent demise of democracy. Speaking at a "People's Assembly" in Washington, former Amalgamated Transit Union local 689...
  • How the Tea Party Beat Occupy Wall Street

    08/21/2012 6:16:39 AM PDT · by lbryce · 27 replies
    Market Watch ^ | August 21, 2012 | David Weidner
    About a year ago I called Occupy Wall Street a “tea party with brains.” Today, I’m the one who needs his head examined. Occupy Wall Street, the movement critical of banks, the super rich and their influence in our politics and daily lives, has failed to live up to its promise as an important social and political force. Though its core message — that big finance and greed undermines society and corrupts our political system — is fundamentally correct, Occupy hasn’t lived up to the standard set by the tea party in its ability to turn grievance into a political...
  • RNC protesters have to sleep sometime, but where? [Scramble's on for protesters]

    08/20/2012 2:23:36 AM PDT · by Cincinatus' Wife · 26 replies
    St. Petersburg - Tampa Bay Times ^ | August 20, 2012 | Kim Wilmath
    TAMPA — They've painted their posters and planned their marches. Now the question is, where are the 15,000 protesters expected to come and shake their fists at the Republican National Convention next week going to stay? ....City rules prohibit just crashing on the sidewalk, and Hillsborough sheriff's deputies have asked local residents and sanitation workers to look out for signs that protesters are illegally squatting in vacant homes. ....... Urban camping:... Closest to the action is Romneyville, a hive of mostly pink tents set up behind the Army Navy Surplus Market on N Tampa Street. Bruce Wright, who runs the...
  • Former union boss at Occupy event:‘overthrow the capitalist system and build communism'

    08/20/2012 4:20:42 AM PDT · by Cincinatus' Wife · 51 replies
    Daily Caller ^ | August 20, 2012 | Matthew Boyle
    Former Amalgamated Transit Union local 689 president Mike Golash, now an “Occupy” movement organizer, was caught on tape Sunday revealing his political goals: overthrowing capitalism in the United States and instituting a communist government. “Progressive labor is a revolutionary communist organization,” Golash said during an Occupy DC “People’s Assembly” on August 19. “Its objective,” he added, “is to make revolution in the United States, overthrow the capitalist system and build communism.” Golash said he and his comrades are “trying to learn something from the historical revolutions of the past: the Russian revolution, the Chinese revolution, the revolutions in Cuba and...
  • Occupy Wall Street Marches in new Archie Comics edition

    08/14/2012 3:17:34 PM PDT · by 1pitech · 22 replies
    The Conscience of Kansas radio program ^ | 08-14-12 | Dr. Paul A. Ibbetson
    Yes, occupy was a fabrication to counter the grassroots movement of the Tea Party but Dr. Paul A. Ibbetson of the Conscience of Kansas radio program on KRMR The Patriot 105.7FM predicts they will be thrown back out into the media by liberals one more time before the 2012 Presidential election. In this episode Dr. Ibbetson talks about Occupy in the new addition of "Archie" comics.
  • Paul Ryan: Another Tea Party Victory, or Take That OWS

    08/13/2012 10:23:29 AM PDT · by Shout Bits · 3 replies
    Gov. Mitt Romney's V.P. pick, Rep. Paul Ryan, is being hailed as a bold move by the media in that Ryan is considered a reliable conservative, but there is more to it. Ryan is far from the typical politician at the national level; he is a detail oriented policy wonk. Compare that to the lovable buffoonery of the spray tanned, hair plugged, backslapping V.P. Joe Biden. Conventional wisdom is that voters do not want to hear the ugly details of a fiscal plan; details are cannon fodder for the enemy (e.g. "we have to pass the health care bill so...
  • Documents show impression Holmes made at UI

    08/10/2012 5:47:21 PM PDT · by Western Phil · 27 replies
    The News Gazette ^ | 10 August 2012 | Christine Des Garennes, staff writer, and Julie Wurth,
    URBANA — Described as a candidate with "outstanding" personal and professional qualities, James Holmes was accepted into the University of Illinois Neuroscience Program in 2011 and was offered financial support through a combination of fellowships, teaching and research assistantships, and tuition and fee waivers, The News-Gazette has learned. However, a few weeks after his visit to the Urbana campus in the spring of 2011 and one day after he was offered admission to the highly selective graduate program, Holmes declined to accept, without elaborating on the reasons or his plans for the future, according to university documents provided to The...
  • Judicial Watch: White House Told GSA To Allow Occupy Protesters To Violate The Law

    08/07/2012 8:57:09 PM PDT · by Free ThinkerNY · 12 replies
    Conservative Nation News ^ | August. 7, 2012 | FreeThinkerNY
    Via Judicial Watch (Washington DC)-– Judicial Watch announced today that it has obtained records from the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) indicating that the General Services Administration (GSA), with the blessing of the Obama White House, instructed law enforcement officers to “stand down” and not arrest “Occupy Portland” protestors who were in violation of the law. The records, obtained pursuant to a November 11, 2011, Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) request, include internal DHS correspondence. One November 6, 2011, e-mail exchange between DHS/National Protection and Programs Directorate Chief of Staff Caitlin Durkovich and GSA Public Buildings Service Commissioner Robert Peck...
  • Police told to not arrest Occupy protesters by feds

    08/08/2012 11:50:28 AM PDT · by EternalVigilance · 14 replies
    Examiner ^ | Aug. 8, 2012 | Jim Kouri
    Records from the Homeland Security Department reveal that the scandal-ridden General Services Administration, with the authorization of President Barack Obama's White House, directed law enforcement officers to “stand down” and not arrest “Occupy Portland” protesters who were violating the law, according to a report by Fox News Channel's Steve Doocy Wednesday morning. The records, obtained by the Inside-the-Beltway watchdog group Judicial Watch as a result of a November 11, 2011, Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) request, include internal Homeland Security Department correspondence, Doocy reported. Officials at Judicial Watch reported that one November 6, 2011, e-mail exchange between DHS/National Protection and...
  • Protesters make their DNC plans (Freeloaders to occupy Frazier Park @ RAT convention in Charlotte)

    08/06/2012 2:19:54 PM PDT · by Libloather · 5 replies
    Charlotte Observer ^ | 8/04/12 | Ely Portillo, Lindsay Ruebens
    Protesters make their DNC plansBy Ely Portillo and Lindsay Ruebens The Charlotte Observer Posted: Saturday, Aug. 04, 2012 **SNIP** “The sitting president is here,” said Matt Hickson, of the Coalition to March on Wall Street South, sponsor of the kickoff protest. “People who have been foreclosed on by Bank of America will be here. Students who have student loan debt from Wells Fargo...people whose communities are being mined by Duke Energy, who have seen their rates go up double digits, will be here.” **SNIP** Police also worry about “black bloc,” or anarchist protesters who appear at large protests and don...
  • Protesters damage Obama Oakland office

    08/04/2012 7:01:09 PM PDT · by artichokegrower · 19 replies
    San Francisco Chronicle ^ | August 4, 2012 | Demian Bulwa
    Protesters smashed a large window at President Obama's re-election campaign office in downtown Oakland late Friday night, tore down a nearby fence and vandalized cars, according to police, witnesses and video footage. Staffers and volunteers were inside the Organizing for America office at 1714 Telegraph Ave. when it was vandalized after 9 p.m., but no one was hurt, said a staffer who declined to be identified. The office is a joint effort of the Obama campaign and the Democratic National Committee. When the window was broken, well over 100 people had joined what began as a rally against the city's...
  • Oakland: Protesters marching, breaking windows in downtown Oakland

    08/04/2012 9:56:19 AM PDT · by SmithL · 53 replies
    OAKLAND -- A crowd of as many as 100 protesters marched through downtown Friday, breaking car windows and a window at Barack Obama's local campaign office. Officer Johnna Watson, a spokeswoman for the Oakland police, confirmed in an email that a window of Obama's campaign office at 16th Street and Telegraph Avenue was smashed. Police also confirmed that several car windows were broken. The protesters began organizing about 9 p.m. and marched up Broadway. Police also said they were following the protesters during the march.
  • 'Occupy' Movement Member Ticketed for Trespassing as Fire Alarm Is Pulled Disrupting Conference

    08/01/2012 2:37:16 PM PDT · by MichCapCon · 7 replies
    Capitol Confidential ^ | 7/30/2012 | Tom Gantert
    One Occupy Wall Street protester was ticketed for trespassing and a fire alarm went off over the weekend at the hotel holding the American Legislative Exchange Council's 39th annual meeting in Salt Lake City, according to Salt Lake City police. Salt Lake City Police Detective Joshua Ashdown said that police were investigating how the fire alarm was pulled, but that nobody was seen doing it. Pulling a fire alarm is a misdemeanor, Ashdown said. The Occupy movement’s Salt Lake City branch had posted on its website that it wanted to disrupt the ALEC convention. The American Legislative Exchange Council works...
  • Northwest FBI Raids Target Occupy's 'Black Bloc'

    08/01/2012 8:58:17 AM PDT · by Baynative · 36 replies
    Breitbart ^ | July 31, 2012 | John Sexton
    The FBI has performed multiple raids of homes belonging to suspected anarchists in Portland, Oregon and in Olympia and Seattle, Washington. Five grand jury subpoenas have been issued in connection with the searches. Photos from a raid carried out in Portland show law enforcement seizing computers and boxes from a home. The raids appear to be part of an investigation into activities by the Occupy movement's "black bloc."
  • Anaheim protest shuts Harbor at Ball Road

    07/29/2012 4:12:27 PM PDT · by Oldeconomybuyer · 26 replies
    Orange County Register (CA) ^ | July 29, 2012 | by Eric Carpenter
    BULLETIN: Harbor Boulevard at Ball Road was temporarily closed about 2:30 p.m. as more than 200 protestors made their way toward a line of police in riot gear standing and on horseback, about a half mile from the Disneyland Resort’s pedestrian entrance on Harbor. About two dozen police on horseback and about 50 police in riot gear forced the group to turn east on Ball. People could be heard yelling: “The whole world is watching.” They also yelled at police: “Why can’t we go to Disneyland? You’re protecting the city, not your people.” Watch a live Ustream by Occupy LA...
  • The Dark Knight Mumbles: What's Wrong with Christopher Nolan's Message

    07/28/2012 12:23:37 PM PDT · by aft_lizard · 24 replies
    BoxOffice.Com ^ | JULY 28, 2012 | Ross A. Lincoln
    The Avengers represent a kind of FDR can-do ethos. They're cultivated by the government for the common good and don't exist as authority figures so much as the right tools for the right jobs. Most of them are even the product of government-run projects (The Hulk, Captain America) or government money (Tony Stark is a defense contractor, remember). But The Dark Knight trilogy has always been ruled over by Ayn Rand. In it, true societal good is reached through the singular actions of a wealthy, powerful, selfish people. In The Dark Knight, Batman clamps down on the regular folk imitating...
  • Mother Of Alleged Occupy Cleveland Conspirator Calls For Death of FBI Informant

    07/25/2012 12:34:19 PM PDT · by Nachum · 27 replies
    Media ^ | 7/25/12 | Jason Hart
    The mother of Connor Stevens, one of five Occupy Cleveland members accused of attempting to bomb a Cleveland-area bridge on April 30, called for the death of the FBI informant in the case at a protest this morning. “People are infuriated by sexual predators: put ‘em away, kill ‘em, how dare we have sexual predators! You know what that informant is? A sexual predator, only it’s under the guise of the FBI,” said Gail Stevens, discussing the case with reporters in Akron. Ms. Stevens assigned blame for the alleged bomb plot to the FBI, claiming her son Connor – who...
  • Our rights in crowded theaters (Please don't read while eating)

    07/22/2012 9:00:38 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 108 replies
    The Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel ^ | July 22, 2012 | James Rowen
    Every American student who's taken a civic class has heard Justice Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.'s admonition that free speech under the US Constitution doesn't give you the right to shout "fire" in a crowded theater. So the right to bear arms under the 2nd amendment - - written at a time when citizen militias might be needed to fend off the British or a foreign power intent on undermining the new Republic - - shouldn't mean someone has the right to barge into a crowded theater, open fire and slaughter people with powerful guns and ammunition obtained legally. Yet we...
  • Aurora Shooter Militant Occupy Black Bloc Member?

    07/21/2012 5:17:48 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 51 replies
    WEB Commentary ^ | July 21, 2012 | Sher Zieve
    Private Detective Bill Warner is reporting at his site that the Aurora, CO theatre mass murderer James E. Holmes was apparently a member of the Occupy movement’s “elite” militant and violent Black Bloc unit. There is also a photo on the site showing Holmes being arrested by what appear to be San Diego police. We already know that Barack Obama, Nancy Pelosi and a number of other Democrat lawmakers have praised the Occupy “movement” and Obama-mentor and boss George Soros has heavily financed it. Now, with the Black Bloc Uber-violent segment and its apparent hit-man James Holmes beginning to look,...
  • Occupy Wall Street Names Colorado Massacre Shooter James Holmes as Occupy Black Bloc Member

    07/21/2012 5:03:24 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 129 replies
    OccuWorld ^ | July 21, 2012
    (VIDEO AT LINK) ‘Occupy Wall Street Names Colorado Massacre Shooter James Holmes as Occupy Black Bloc Member’ Occupy Wall Street’s main website,, has named Colorado Massacre Shooter James Holmes as an Occupy Black Bloc Member, which has been confirmed by Occupy Black Bloc researcher and expert private investigator Bill Warner. (Occupy Wall took this down about an hour after it was posted, but screenshot proves James Holmes’ connection to Occupy movement)
  • Black Bloc - Hate Is On the Rise

    07/20/2012 11:57:07 AM PDT · by frithguild · 21 replies
    Radio ^ | 7/20/2012 | frithguild
    Look at 0:16 of this video, posted by James Willie Holmes, in the YouTube HolmesCollection, and compare to the picture of Holmes running around out there: His image appears in the video as the singer sings "Hate is on the rise"
  • Florida Private Investigator Blames Occupy Anarchist For Batman Killings (on Laura Ingraham)

    07/20/2012 11:27:33 AM PDT · by E. Pluribus Unum · 40 replies ^ | July 20, 2012 | Jose Lambiet
    A Black Bloc member at a recent rallyDidn’t take long for politics to materialize in Colorado’s Batman killings.The likes of ABC’s Brian Ross were quick to point out that alleged killer James Holmes is a member of the Colorado Tea Party. Wrong Holmes, by the way, and that story’s been retracted!Sarasota private eye Bill Warner Then came Conservative radio talker Laura Ingraham. She gave ample air time this morning to a Florida private investigator who claims the theater shooting bears the fingerprints of left-wing terrorism.– There’s always a Florida angle: Click to register for the alertsLeft wing terror?Sarasota private investigator Bill Warner told Ingraham...
  • Exclusive: Contra ABC News, Dark Knight Shooting Suspect James Holmes Could Be Registered Democrat

    07/20/2012 9:39:34 AM PDT · by Free ThinkerNY · 238 replies
    Big Government ^ | July 20, 2012 | Joel B. Pollak
    James Holmes, the suspect arrested in connection with the mass shootings at a screening of the new Batman movie early this morning in Aurora, CO, could be a registered Democrat, according to documents obtained by Breitbart News. Earlier, ABC News' Brian Ross and George Stephanopoulos speculated on Good Morning America that Holmes was a Tea Party member, based solely on a name appearing on a Tea Party website. The James Holmes for whom Breitbart News has obtained documentation is 25 years old (the suspect has been reported as 24 years old). He has links to addresses in both Colorado and...
  • The Absurd Contradictions of Capitalism (misnomer alert)

    07/19/2012 1:48:06 PM PDT · by Feline_AIDS · 4 replies

    07/16/2012 11:22:56 AM PDT · by · 19 replies
    Big Government (BREITBART) ^ | 7/16/2012 | Joe Schoffstall
    A video uploaded by an Occupier under the YouTube account VforVendetta12345678 shows anarchists and radicals have put together a "Welcoming Committee" to protest the Republican National Convention (RNC) in Tampa, FL on August 27-30, 2012. Within the video the group states, "Black bloc and Anon Bloc tactics are being encouraged because some say liberal protests get nothing done" and that they are "In no way welcoming", while showing pictures throughout of anarchists performing various acts of vandalism. They continue, "These protests often result in property destruction and clashes with police, when the more radical groups branch off. If you hope...
  • Occupy L.A.'s chalk protests prompt melee, free-speech debate (rubber bullets shot @ freeloaders)

    07/14/2012 10:58:20 AM PDT · by Libloather · 5 replies
    LA Times ^ | 7/14/12
    Occupy L.A.'s chalk protests prompt melee, free-speech debateJuly 14, 2012 | 7:34 am The melee that occurred in downtown Los Angeles on Thursday night over a chalk protest by Occupy L.A. and homeless-rights advocates has raised questions over freedom of speech. A small group of activists gathered at the corner of 5th and Spring streets during the heart of downtown's popular monthly ArtWalk, handing out chalk to passersby and using the sidewalks as their canvas for more anti-gentrification and some anti-police slogans. For reasons that are not entirely clear, clashes began between some activists and LAPD officers, resulting in a...
  • Occupy Marines renews fight to end American human rights dark era (Grab an olive-drab bucket)

    07/12/2012 6:38:35 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 13 replies
    The Examiner ^ | July 12, 2012 | Deborah Dupre
    Occupy Marines' three solutions to end American human rights dark era The Occupy group calling itself the "World's Premiere Civil Disobedience Fighting Force," Occupy Marines has released a crystallized message this week on corruption of the justice system and betrayal of the Constitution by senior officers of all three branches of government culminating in the nation's most severe human rights abuses in history. Occupy Marines has also offered solutions to rectify the nation's human rights dark era. "The OccupyMARINES Press Release, issued in the aftermath of the 2012 NATGAT in Philadelphia, is likely to be remembered as the defining document...
  • COLUMN: Occupy movement is fine, but more passion needed in protests (Skull full o' mush alert)

    07/08/2012 7:36:28 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 8 replies
    The UO Oklahoma Daily ^ | July 7, 2012 | Ty Johnson, letters and music sophomore.
    Last year saw the rise of protest movements around the world. In particular, Occupy Wall Street hit closest to home, and similar movements erupted across the nation. People of all ages flocked to makeshift camps to lend aid and numbers to different areas of America in need of social liberation. At first, the movement’s intentions were unclear, but as time went on, they took a stand against big business and corruption of Wall Street and of the government’s pocketbooks. Police responded like clockwork, making arrests and partaking in undeniable brutality across the nation. Nevertheless, Occupy stood strong. As the bitter...
  • Occupy Oakland celebrates 4th of July with 'kill cops' vandalism, flag burning

    07/08/2012 6:14:29 PM PDT · by Libloather · 5 replies
    Examiner ^ | 7/07/12 | Joe Newby
    Occupy Oakland celebrates 4th of July with 'kill cops' vandalism, flag burningJoe Newby Spokane Conservative Examiner July 7, 2012 Chris Rock and liberal talk show host Nicole Sandler weren't the only ones spreading anti-American hate on Independence Day. The San Jose Mercury News reported Thursday that a group of over 60 Occupy Oakland protesters marched through downtown Oakland Wednesday night, vandalizing a police car and spray-painting anti-police graffiti on police headquarters and other buildings. Protesters painted "kill cops" on a door at police headquarters, and at City Hall, the police Internal Affairs Division near City Hall, a clothing store, hotel...
  • Whatever Happened to Occupy Wall Street

    07/04/2012 4:43:14 AM PDT · by expat1000 · 21 replies
    Sultan Knish ^ | July 3, 2012 | Daniel Greenfield
    Yesterday I took a walk down to the oldest part of New York City, where the Dutch landed and planted their flag near the current location of the Staten Island Ferry, where George Washington stood his officers rounds at Fraunces Tavern, now filled with Wall Street types, and where a bunch of smelly hippies stirred by an Anti-Semitic Canadian magazine decided to squat a public park in order to make a statement about their own need for attention. Zuccotti Park has returned to its original function as a place where secretaries, construction workers and off-duty cops go to eat quick...
  • Brother Ali reflects on his arrest & involvement in Occupy Homes movement(White Muslim rapper)

    06/24/2012 3:10:43 AM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 7 replies
    Minnesota Public Radio ^ | June 22, 2012 | Andrea Swensson
    Hip-hop artist Brother Ali has never been one to shy away from social justice causes. But his participation in last night's Occupy Homes protest and subsequent arrest are by far his boldest political statements to date. I called up Brother Ali this morning to learn more about where he was coming from last night. As is common practice with Ali, we touched on far more than just what happened over the past 24 hours; the conversation quickly evolved into a deeper meditation on our current cultural climate. Below is a lightly edited transcript of our 30-minute conversation. Local Current: I...
  • Obama Wants to OCCUPY Your Wedding Gifts!

    06/23/2012 8:18:45 AM PDT · by NOBO2012 · 13 replies
    Michelle Obama's Mirror ^ | 6-22-2102 | MOTUS
    If you believe your ideology and rhetorical skills alone can resolve a deeply ideological conflict that has been raging for millennia in the Middle East: “After decades of accepting the world as it is in the region, we have a chance to pursue the world as it should be.” Barak Hussein Obama …you might just be the most arrogant man in the world. Butt here’s an offer that seals the deal on that honor: the Campaign to Give the Gift that keeps Giving Website is now open for business: The Obama Event Registry! ... I registered the only BIG event...
  • BNY Mellon plans to restore once-occupied Mellon Green (Occupiers destroy park)

    06/22/2012 6:44:56 AM PDT · by rightwingintelligentsia · 1 replies
    Pittsburgh Post-Gazette ^ | June 22, 2012 | Mark Belko
    BNY Mellon is moving to restore Mellon Green, the privately owned Downtown park that was taken over by Occupy Pittsburgh protesters for four months last fall and winter before they were evicted in February. Representatives for the bank will brief city planning commission members Tuesday about their plans for the park, which has been closed to the public since the last of the protesters marched out of the encampment on Feb. 8, two days after a court-ordered eviction deadline. In a filing with the planning commission, BNY Mellon calculated the cost of the restoration at $485,000, much higher than the...
  • Occupy Oakland protests in FAVOR of child sex trafficking

    06/19/2012 8:10:36 AM PDT · by Jack Hydrazine · 13 replies
    PJ Media ^ | 18JUN2012 | Zombie
    On Wednesday, June 13, members of the Occupy movement protested against a conference dedicated to combatting child sex trafficking — thus, the Occupiers in essence were coming out in favor of one of society’s most loathsome moral crimes. The protesters mostly were members of Occupy Oakland Patriarchy, a group within the overall Occupy movement tasked with overthrowing our civilization’s “patriarchy.” The conference which so infuriated them was called HEAT Watch, short for the National Human Exploitation And Trafficking Watch Conference. If there’s one issue that unites Americans of all political stripes, it’s the sexual enslavement of children. Whatever our opinions...
  • Occupiers Protest Anti-Child Sex Trafficking Conference

    06/18/2012 6:33:23 PM PDT · by TwelveOfTwenty · 13 replies ^ | 2012/06/18 | John Sexton
    The Occupy movement's hatred for authority is well known. Last fall, Occupy Baltimore was condemned by the heads of three rape crisis centers after they published a pamphlet which seemed to discourage victims from reporting rape to police (preferring instead to handle such accusations as an internal matter). In a similar move last week, a group calling itself Occupy Patriarchy protested a conference against child sex trafficking and suggested that "minors" involved in the "sex industry" would be better off without the intervention of police.
  • For one protester, 'Occupy' becomes a way of life (freeloader enjoys the free food)

    06/17/2012 2:54:00 PM PDT · by Libloather · 27 replies
    Yahoo ^ | 6/15/12 | Edith Honan
    For one protester, 'Occupy' becomes a way of lifeBy Edith Honan | Reuters – Fri, Jun 15, 2012 NEW YORK (Reuters) - Seven months after Occupy Wall Street's eviction from Zuccotti Park, the round-the-clock encampment in lower Manhattan that was once the movement's center, one protester has created his own version of the communal living experiment in Brooklyn. The spacious apartment in Crown Heights where Austin Guest, a 31-year-old Harvard University graduate, lives with another seasoned protester is a far cry from the crowded, chaotic Zuccotti Park of last fall, where hundreds of protesters camped out each night. Nevertheless, inspired...
  • Occupy D.C. – Live from McPherson Square

    06/12/2012 9:44:04 AM PDT · by Chris in VA · 8 replies
    American Live Wire ^ | 06/12/12 | David Webb
    As some of you may know, I work in D.C. and have the “privilege” of passing McPherson Square twice a day. For the past several months, I got to watch people who claim to be part of some movement on behalf of the 99% “protest” in McPherson Square saying they would make things better for all of us. Finally, McPherson Square has been liberated!! Occupy D.C. has left for good. We are free to walk through the park without fear of harassment, being attacked, raped, or robbed. Victory in this “battle” has come for the real 99% of Americans who...
  • Occupy Oakland protest targets council member

    06/11/2012 10:53:47 PM PDT · by SmithL · 1 replies
    Oakland Tribune ^ | 6/11/12 | Matthew Artz and Kristin J. Bender
    About three dozen Occupy Oakland demonstrators marched from Lake Merritt to an Oakland City Council member's home Monday evening to object to a proposal that would make it a crime to carry shields and clubs at protests and give police the right to arrest protesters who do so. The occupiers marched through the neighborhood just off Lakeshore Avenue to the home of Councilwoman Pat Kernighan, who is sponsoring the ordinance along with City Attorney Barbara Parker. The protesters, followed by half a dozen patrol cars, arrived at Kernighan's house shortly before 7:30 p.m. "You will see there is a police...
  • American Traitor Jane Fonda Gushes Over Occupy: “I Say Right On! It’s An Important, Wonderful

    06/10/2012 7:52:10 PM PDT · by Nachum · 35 replies
    Weasel Zippers ^ | 6/10/12 | zip
    Every America-hating leftists dream come true, being praised by Hanoi Jane. Jane Fonda, ‘Peace, Love and Misunderstanding’ Star, On The Occupy Movement and The Legacy Of ’9 To 5′ — HuffPo Huffington Post: Again, your character is a war protester. What’s your opinion of the Occupy movement? Jane Fonda: Right on! I say right on! It’s an important, wonderful movement. It doesn’t fit the mold. HP: Is that what you like about it? That it doesn’t fit the mold? Jane Fonda:I think that’s what allows it to be successful in its own way. Because it has no leader; it has...
  • Tents banned in Los Angeles parks; Occupy activists upset

    06/10/2012 6:59:14 AM PDT · by BenLurkin · 13 replies
    KABC) -- ^ | Thursday, June 07, 2012
    The Los Angeles City Council on Wednesday unanimously voted to ban tents from city parks. Some Occupy L.A. activists called it an assault on the Occupy Wall Street movement. They said homeless people are the ones who will be hurt by the ordinance. Occupy protesters took over a park in front of City Hall for about two months before it was dismantled by a police raid last November.
  • Police: 12 arrested after protester hits officer with frying pan

    06/08/2012 11:35:10 AM PDT · by Tarantulas · 30 replies
    Chicago Tribune ^ | June 07, 2012 | Ryan Haggerty, Naomi Nix and Peter Nickeas
    A protester charged with hitting a Chicago police officer over the head with a frying pan Wednesday night on North Michigan Avenue was ordered held today in lieu of $50,000 bond. Gary C. Wagaman, a 30-year-old Michigan resident, appeared in Cook County bond court this afternoon wearing blue jeans and a dark blue T-shirt that was ripped open beneath his left shoulder. He shook his head as he walked away from the bench after Judge James R. Brown announced the bond amount. Wagaman is one of 12 protesters who were arrested after a scuffle with police on North Michigan Avenue...
  • Anti-Walker Protester Scares School Kids At WI Capitol Building (spew you will)

    06/04/2012 8:31:21 PM PDT · by ak267 · 6 replies
    MRC ^ | 6-3-2012 | MRC
    In front of the Wisconsin State Capitol in Madison, a popular field trip destination for school children, one protester got pretty upset when MRCTV asked him about his sign. The school children watching this man were a bit shaken up by his behavior.
  • With the Return of the Occupy Movement, has Tips for Planning a Successful Summer Protest

    06/01/2012 2:32:55 AM PDT · by Libloather · 2 replies
    Yahoo ^ | 5/31/12 | Dewey Beach
    With the Return of the Occupy Movement, has Tips for Planning a Successful Summer ProtestDewey Beach, DE (PRWEB) May 31, 2012 Warm weather is here and the Occupy Wall Street movement is back in force. But whether organizing an Occupy demonstration or protesting for another cause, the process can feel daunting. founder Mike Mann said spearheading a protest is easier than it sounds. He had these tips: **SNIP** “ has used postcards, press releases and social media to promote protests,” he said. “Do whatever you can to get the word out about the protest so people show up...
  • Bilderberg 2012: the technocrats are rising at this year's annual conference

    05/30/2012 5:11:03 PM PDT · by Cplus · 12 replies
    The ^ | May 30, 2012 | Charlie Skelton
    "It's all change at Bilderberg this year, with a new chairman, new media and Occupy Bilderberg knocking at the gates."... "Aside from the US presidency, the big debate of Bilderberg 2012 is likely to be: what in Hades do we do about Greece? The Eurozone is Bilderberg's biggest project, but it's been looking distinctly shaky of late. What's to be done? You can feel the unwillingness of Bilderberg to countenance a 'Grexit' ..." 'A consensus is slowly emerging that, whether a Greek exit is to be averted or weathered, there will have to be a greater level of integration in...
  • American Mosaic: Last Best Hope on Earth or a thousand Years of Darkness?

    05/30/2012 6:10:15 AM PDT · by publius321 · 5 replies ^ | 5/30/2012 | Scott Ryan
    American Mosaic: Last Best Hope on Earth or a thousand Years of Darkness. The verdict will soon be decided. Video montage starring Occupy Wall Street degenerates, Ronald Reagan, Whitney Houston & Billy Graham, Jerry Springer and Billy Graham...