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  • St. Petersburg sees first RNC-related arrests after men found on downtown rooftop with weapons

    08/26/2012 4:37:06 AM PDT · by Libloather · 55 replies
    Tampa Bay ^ | 8/26/12 | Kameel Stanley
    St. Petersburg sees first RNC-related arrests after men found on downtown rooftop with weaponsBy Kameel Stanley, Times Staff Writer Tampa Bay Times In Print: Sunday, August 26, 2012 ST. PETERSBURG — Two suspected protesters were arrested after they were found playing with a BB gun atop a downtown parking garage, authorities said. **SNIP** They also found several items indicating the people were protesters, including antigovernment T-shirts and a backpack stuffed with a large machete, a pocketknife, tin snips and a pry tool, Puetz said. The backpack belonged to Trevor Swanson, 19, of St. Petersburg, who is prohibited from having weapons...
  • What will the Democrats do in a region flooded with Republicans? - "Prove Dems are in FL"

    08/25/2012 2:35:59 AM PDT · by Cincinatus' Wife · 30 replies
    St. Petersburg - Tampa Bay Times ^ | August 25, 2012 | John Woodrow Cox
    ...... Soon, tens of thousands of Republicans will descend upon Tampa Bay, but this area's Democrats say they aren't going anywhere. Their schedules are packed: protests, rallies, vigils, press conferences, a visit from the vice president and even a secret-but-not-so-secret "counter-convention." "We don't want to ruin the convention for delegates," said Ella Coffee of the Hillsborough County Democratic Party, which opened its Tampa campaign office Thursday night. "We just want to be able to have a conversation." Preparation for that conversation starts today with a protest training session in Tampa. The Code Pink-organized gathering, which many area Democrats are expected...
  • Jake Tapper Concedes: Lame-Stream Media In the Tank For Obama, Then Goes On To Prove It!

    08/23/2012 9:33:39 AM PDT · by NOBO2012 · 8 replies
    Michelle Obama's Mirror ^ | 8-23-2012 | MOTUS
    Dear Diary, Yesterday we spent sacrificing in Miami. And by sacrificin’ I mean we wore recycled. ...Meanwhile, cross country, Big Guy entered a spelling bee at Ohio State University yesterday, putting up very few points for either himself or the school: BO and 3 potential Ohio State graduates demonstrate the epidemic of dyslexia sweeping the country… “O-I-H-I”  - or maybe that’s the entry code for one of those secret trap doors? ...Of course our lapdogs did everything possible to cover the gaffe, immediately putting out word that it was the work of right wing terrorists using their evil powers of...
  • What do the ows crowd have planned for the conventions?

    08/22/2012 8:52:00 PM PDT · by barmag25 · 24 replies
    Vanity | 08/22/12 | vanity
    Just wondering what the ows crowd has planned for the upcoming conventions. If you take a look at the websites, imho I don't think there was ever a protest planned for the DNC, just the RNC. ows website for the RNC is ows website for the dnc is Resist the rnc but occupy the dnc? Whats with the different domain extensions? .org and .us? Who's funding these sites?
  • 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...
  • FRC Shooting Latest Chapter In The Left’s Love Affair With Violence

    08/20/2012 8:07:28 PM PDT · by massmike · 5 replies ^ | 08/20/2012 | Don Feder
    The FRC shooting is the latest chapter in the blood-drenched history of the left — from the French Revolution to Occupy Wall Street. This is the way the left does business — with guillotines, gulags and gas chambers, with bombs, bullets, purges, planned famines and demonizing opponents as a prelude to their slaughter. In 2009, James Pouillon was shot to death while holding a pro-life sign by a supporter of choice. The same year, black Tea Party activist Kenneth Glandney was beaten so badly by SEIU thugs that he had to be hospitalized. In 2010, heavily armed eco-terrorist James J....
  • Occupy Wall Street Rapes: How Many More Victims? (1/11/2012)

    08/20/2012 7:06:11 AM PDT · by Qbert · 6 replies ^ | 11 Jan 2012 | LEE STRANAHAN
    While the media and Democratic establishment continue to laud the #Occupy movement, they ignore the reality of what is going on on the ground — Occupy Wall Street is an extremely small, fractured and ineffective social experiment that is unable to even provide safety for the young, female protesters that it tries to attract. In a chaotic transcript from the January 7 New York General Assembly, it was revealed that one assailant was allegedly responsible for six rapes. [Snip] In the posted minutes, anti-rape activist Nan Terrie told the group... The proposal that I brought was an incident that happened...
  • 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...
  • Occupiers storm Obama campaign headquarters in Oakland and Portland, scuffle with staffers (video)

    In a coordinated effort (and we leave how coordinated and with whom to your imagination), Occupy Oakland and Occupy Portland stormed Obama campaign headquarters in their respective cities in Oakland, California and Portland, Oregon.
  • You can't make this stuff up: OWS protester gets nicked for robbing a bank holding a sign!

    Group: Occupy Protester Accused Of Bank Robbery For Holding ‘You’re Being Robbed’ Sign ASTON, Pa. (CBS) – An Occupy Easton protester faces an attempted bank robbery charge following an arrest at an organized event at a bank – during which the “Occupier” was holding a sign that reportedly read “You’re being robbed.” According The Express-Times, Dave Gorczynski allegedly held cardboard signs outside a Wells Fargo Branch that read, “You’re being robbed,” while the other said, “Give a man a gun, he can rob a bank. Give a man a bank, and he can rob a country.”
  • General Services Administration – with the Blessing of the Obama White House – Tells Law...

    08/07/2012 2:16:56 PM PDT · by jazusamo · 15 replies
    Judicial Watch ^ | August 7, 2012
    Full title: General Services Administration – with the Blessing of the Obama White House – Tells Law Enforcement to “Stand Down” and Not Enforce the Law Against Occupy Protestors According to Records Uncovered by 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...
  • 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...
  • Oakland Protester Smashes windows at Obama Campaign HQ (Language)

    Oakland Protesters in the streets without a permit, Smashes windows at Obama Campaign HQ
  • '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...
  • Anaheim protests: 4 arrested; route to Disneyland cut off (Good Pics: guy kneeling in horse poop)

    07/29/2012 7:22:15 PM PDT · by LadyEleanor · 27 replies
    OC Register ^ | 7/29/2012
    ANAHEIM – At least four marchers who took part in unruly protests Sunday against the city’s police department have been arrested, on the ninth consecutive day of demonstrations by residents and activists furious over two recent police shootings. Two protestors – Mark Dameron of San Diego and Corbin Sobrita of Escondido – were arrested in front of the Anaheim Police Department’s headquarters on Harbor Boulevard, Anaheim police Sgt. Bob Dunn said, where a crowd of more than 200 was demonstrating Sunday afternoon.
  • Bloggers Connect James Holmes To OWS

    07/28/2012 5:33:35 PM PDT · by ElIguana · 51 replies
    America's Conservative News ^ | 07/28/2012 | America's Conservative News
    A growing number of alternative media publications are now claiming that an unidentified man in an October 2011 photograph of an Occupy Wall Street (OWS) protester getting carted off by law enforcement officials in New York is of none other than the Colorado Killer, James Holmes.
  • New report debunks narrative on income inequality

    07/26/2012 5:33:39 AM PDT · by TurboZamboni · 6 replies
    laffer center ^ | 7-13-12 | Brian Domitrovic
    that the gap is growing between America’s richest and poorest are built on a foundation of flawed research, according to a report published today by the Laffer Center for Supply-Side Economics. “The principal research supporting claims of dramatic income inequality in America is unsound and misguided,” said Laffer Center Senior Fellow Brian Domitrovic, Ph.D. “This focus on ‘the 1 percent’ takes no account of any absolute increase or decrease in living standards on the part of the lower classes. Studies have shown that in every recent interval of American history, and certainly from 1980 to the present, living standards and...
  • Mass. groups to call for constitutional amendment

    07/24/2012 10:16:40 AM PDT · by massmike · 14 replies ^ | 07/24/2012 | Associated Press
    A Massachusetts group has submitted thousands of petition signatures in support of a non-binding public policy question asserting that corporations are not entitled to the same rights as people on the November ballot. The Democracy Amendment Coalition of Massachusetts announced Tuesday that it has submitted 20,000 signatures from registered voters to Secretary of State William Galvin’s office. The ballot question would instruct Massachusetts lawmakers to pass a resolution asking Congress to propose a Constitutional amendment regarding the rights of corporations and placing limits on political contributions and spending. If approved by Galvin’s office, voters in six state Senate districts and...
  • Was James Holmes, Suspected Aurora Shooter, Inspired by Batman? [actually, Batman enemy, The Joker]

    07/22/2012 9:43:41 AM PDT · by ETL · 60 replies
    ABC's Good Morning America, via YahooNews ^ | July 20, 2012 | SHEILA MARIKAR, Good Morning America
    "Violence like the massacre that happened in Aurora, Colo., today is a staple of action films, including Christopher Nolan's Batman trilogy. A similar, now haunting, scene unfurls in "The Dark Knight Rises" when a masked villain leads a violent gang into a packed football stadium and deploys guns and explosives on the unsuspecting crowd. While there has been no indication as to the motives of James Holmes, the suspected 24-year-old shooter who is now in custody, new evidence suggests that he was inspired by the Batman series of comic books and/or movies. Law enforcement sources confirmed to ABC News that...
  • 'Dark Knight Rises' Review: Nolan Slaps Obama With a Masterpiece

    07/21/2012 6:39:37 PM PDT · by Bratch · 121 replies
    Big Hollywood ^ | July 21, 2012 | John Nolte
    From a purely cinematic standpoint, director/co-writer Christopher Nolan's "The Dark Knight Rises" is a genuine masterpiece. Actually, it's a triumph. Surpassing the extraordinary hype and expectations surrounding the conclusion to his epic trilogy seemed impossible, and yet somehow Nolan achieved just that. The fact that I'm even debating whether or not "Rises" surpasses its perfect predecessor speaks volumes. Without giving anything away -- without telling you if it's tragic or happy or bitter or sweet -- let me just say that the final few minutes of "Rises" represent one of the most intensely satisfying movie moments of my life. And...
  • 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)
  • James Eagen Holmes has no proven connection to OWS

    07/21/2012 9:51:11 AM PDT · by frithguild · 73 replies
    The Examiner ^ | 7/21/2012 | TIM MCCOWN
    As a blog on Daily Kos notes, the Right is once again Swift Boating the truth ... The problem for the Right is as usual, not one shard of credible evidence to back up their slander and innuendo. ... Mr. Warner should stick to being hired to bust out those Rich Republicans retired in Florida who are engaged in coveting thy neighbors wife or maybe considering their guilty homophobia all those Righties out there really secretly covet they neighbors husband. His story about Holmes OWS involvement is just Right Wing wishful thinking and belongs right up there with that Texas...
  • Occupy Black Bloc Member James E. Holmes Shoots Up Aurora Co Movie Theater

    07/21/2012 8:36:33 AM PDT · by securityMama · 89 replies
    Radical Left-Wing & Registered Democrat, Obama Supporter, Occupy Black Bloc Member James E. Holmes Shoots Up Aurora Co Movie Theater: Sources: Net White Punk Targeted U.S. Military Service members: The false stigmas of right-wing Tea Party radicals, once again being shattered in Aurora Colorado. A radical far Left-Wing and Registered Democrat and avid Obama Supporter, “Occupy Black Bloc Member James E. Holmes Shoots Up Aurora Co Movie Theater Killing 12 And Wounding 50. A lone gunman dressed in riot gear and wearing a gas mask burst into a movie theater in Aurora, Colo., at a midnight showing of the Batman...
  • James Holmes Black Bloc OWS Evidence? - Hate Is On the Rise

    07/21/2012 7:39:13 AM PDT · by frithguild · 122 replies
    Radio Free NJ ^ | 7/21/2012 | frithguild
    I thought I would post a few thoughts. This image is now running around out there, without attributing the work done here at RFNJ: I have not made any conclusions here [at RFNJ] that James E. Holmes belonged to any particular occupy group. It seems that only here at RFNJ can you see the truthful source of this image. For any OWS participants who come here, I will only say that I find admitting truth to be a liberating experience. I draw an inference from the YouTube upload of this carefully edited video that it was NOT produced by the...
  • Freep a Poll! (After shootings in movie theater, should we have stronger gun control laws?)

    07/20/2012 10:06:16 PM PDT · by dynachrome · 27 replies ^ | 7-20-12 | The Columbian
    After the tragic shootings in at a Colorado movie theater, should we have stronger gun control laws? Yes. How many times do we have to go through this before we realize something has to be done? No. Tighter gun control laws would only take guns out of the hands of the good guys. Undecided at this point.
  • The Jokers of the Mainstream Media

    07/20/2012 7:16:24 PM PDT · by morethanright · 15 replies
    Tea Party Tribune ^ | 2012-07-20 17:05:37 | mrcurmudgeon
    By Mr. CurmudgeonBrian Ross of ABC News erroneously identified the Aurora, Colorado, movie theater shooter as a member of the Tea Party Patriots. The man accused of firing an assortment of weapons into a packed theater, killed 12 and wounded 59. ABC misidentified James Holmes, the alleged shooter, age 24, as 52-year-old James Holmes of the Colorado Tea Party Patriots.This, of course, should come as no surprise. Keen observers of the American political scene view The Tea Party as most responsible for the dramatic reversal of fortunes afflicting the Obama presidency and the Democratic Party since the midterm elections of...
  • AURORA SHOOTING - drive by journalist with phony story identified as Brian Elliot Ross, 64

    07/20/2012 8:09:53 PM PDT · by doug from upland · 12 replies
    abc ^ | 7-20-12 | DFU
    The drive by journalist who attempted to connect a member of the Tea Party to the Aurora shooting tragedy has been positively identified as Brian Elliot Ross. Ross is 63, approximately 5'11" tall, and about 170 pounds. He was last seen wearing a business suit on left wing ABC network news. HERE IS ROSS ON YOUTUBE WITH ANOTHER FAKE JOURNALIST AND FORMER CLINTON HACKAurora Theater Shootings False Report On July 20, 2012, gunman James Holmes, 24, entered a theater in Aurora, Colorado, during a midnight showing of the new movie The Dark Knight Rises, killing 12 people and injuring another...
  • Daily Kos Blames America First for Aurora Shooting

    07/20/2012 8:11:47 PM PDT · by Kaslin · 37 replies
    NewsBusters,org ^ | July 20, 2012 | Tim Graham
    While the Daily Kos first reacted with horror like everyone else to the Aurora shooting, it didn’t take too long for the America-bashing to begin. The blogger known as “Killer of Sacred Cows” grew angry that Rep. Louie Gohmert would suggest the madness could have been stopped sooner if someone else in the theater was packing heat. That apparently put him in “Idiotsville.” But KoSC really wanted to blame the American Culture of Violence for the shooting, that our screwed-up social system doesn’t tolerate diminished mental capacity, it creates it: ..we keep seeing the MSM talking heads endlessly speculating on...
  • Warner Bros. Considers Cancellation of ‘Dark Knight Rises’ Screenings

    07/20/2012 1:29:19 PM PDT · by Free ThinkerNY · 148 replies
    The Wrap ^ | July 20, 2012 | Sharon Waxman
    Warner Bros., the studio releasing “The Dark Knight Rises,” is considering whether to cancel screenings across the country after a massacre took place at a midnight screening in Colorado that left 12 moviegoers dead in the early hours of Friday. Executives at the Hollywood studio were gathered at the Burbank offices from the middle of the night, struggling with whether to alter roll-out plans for the second-biggest release in movie history. An executive told TheWrap that Warner was watching the situation and still considering whether to take further measures beyond cancelling the Paris premiere, including cancelling screenings at theater chains....

    07/20/2012 5:52:01 PM PDT · by MrChips · 82 replies
    vanity | 7/20/2012 | MrChips
    This horrible event in Colorado dominated the evening news, of course. I flipped channels tonight watching bits and pieces of each of the Alphabet networks, NBC, CBS, ABC. I did not watch PBS. My apologies for expecting anything at all from PRAVDA, but I don't get cable. They kept mentioning that "no one knows the motive." But, I am curious as to whether ANY of them are reporting on the Black Bloc cult within the Occupy Wall Street crowd, the theory that was proposed this morning by the private investigator from Florida. I didn't hear anything about that at all....
  • Shooting suspect from San Diego

    07/20/2012 2:34:02 PM PDT · by South40 · 50 replies
    San Diego Union-Tribune ^ | 7/20/2012 | Aaron Burgin, Kristina Davis and Pauline Repard
    SAN DIEGO — A 24-year-old man suspected of firing into a crowded Colorado movie theater late Thursday, killing at least 12 and wounding 59 others, graduated from Westview High School in San Diego, near the Rancho Peńasquitos home where his parents still live. Suspected shooter James Holmes graduated from the high school’s inaugural class in Torrey Highlands in 2006, then earned a bachelor’s degree in neuroscience from the University of California, Riverside, school officials said. Holmes enrolled at the University of Colorado Medical School as a neuroscience graduate student in June 2011 but voluntarily left the program last month...
  • 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...
  • 'Batman' Massacre - 1st Photo of Shooter James Holmes

    07/20/2012 10:54:56 AM PDT · by Free ThinkerNY · 396 replies
    TMZ ^ | July 20, 2012
    Here is the first photo of "Dark Knight" theater shooter James Holmes.
  • FBI stats show more guns, less crime (Don't believe the gun control nonsense)

    07/20/2012 10:16:05 AM PDT · by reasonisfaith · 9 replies
    United Liberty ^ | June 20, 2012 | Jason Pye
    With two significant court victories in the last four years in the Supreme Court, the Second Amendment has received renewed interest as fundmental civil liberty. Though the Obama Administration and some Democrats in Congress still want to curtail this basic right to appeal to core constituencies, new FBI statistics show that, even though gun ownership is on the rise, crime is down:
  • Aurora 'Dark Knight' Shooting Suspect Identified: James Holmes

    07/20/2012 7:04:40 AM PDT · by Perdogg · 326 replies
    The young man who is in custody after allegedly gunning down 12 people in a mass shooting spree overnight in Aurora, Colorado has been identified as local resident James Holmes, according to federal authorities.
  • 14 dead, 50 wounded in shooting at Colorado theater, police chief says

    07/20/2012 5:10:28 AM PDT · by smokingfrog · 91 replies
    CNN ^ | 20 July 2012 | Wire Staff
    At least 14 people were killed and 50 were wounded when a gunman opened fire during an early Friday morning screening of the new Batman movie at an Aurora, Colorado, theater, Police Chief Dan Oates told reporters. The man suspected of opening fire on the crowded theater was taken into custody, Oates said. The heavily armed suspect, who was wearing a bulletproof vest, was apprehended by police in a parking lot at the theater, Frank Fania, a police spokesman told CNN. The identity of the suspect has not immediately been released. "We do no have evidence of a second gunman,"...
  • 20 Hurt in Colo. Shooting at Dark Knight Movie

    07/20/2012 3:29:02 AM PDT · by prisoner6 · 119 replies, various ^ | 07/20/2012 | Mary Papenfuss,
    20 Hurt in Colo. Shooting at Dark Knight Movie BOMB SQUAD ON THE SCENE IN AURORA By Mary Papenfuss, Newser Staff A least 20 people were injured early this morning in a shooting and a possible explosion at a movie theater in Colorado, NBC is reporting. The violence occurred at a Century 16 theater in an Aurora mall following a midnight showing of the new Batman film, The Dark Knight Rises. One suspect is in custody, and a police bomb squad is on the scene. Three local hospitals were alerted to prepare for a "mass casualty" incident involving at least...
  • The Absurd Contradictions of Capitalism (misnomer alert)

    07/19/2012 1:48:06 PM PDT · by Feline_AIDS · 4 replies
  • Occupy Movement All Over the Sunday New York Times, from Three-Kid Summer Camp to Police at the Pool

    07/16/2012 2:41:34 PM PDT · by Kaslin · 3 replies ^ | July 16, 2012 | Clay Waters
    It was all Occupy Wall Street all the time in Sunday's New York Times, with no less than four favorable references to the left-wing sit-in scattered throughout the paper. The Tea Party movement certainly hasn't permeated the pages of the Times in such friendly fashion. Meanwhile, the paper continues to downplay or ignore violence committed by the Occupy movement. The Times did not cover the riot by Occupy LA the night of July 12, where four officers were injured and 17 protesters arrested after protesters tried to transform a monthly "Artwalk" event into a "Chalk Walk" protest and begin hurling...
  • 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...
  • Hopes of solving 2004 murder of aspiring actress dashed after DNA 'match'

    07/11/2012 10:49:28 PM PDT · by Irenic · 7 replies ^ | 11 July 2012 | Louise Boyle
    Hopes of solving 2004 murder of aspiring actress dashed after DNA 'match' at Occupy protest caused by NYPD botched evidence A mistake by an NYPD employee was to blame for the sensational DNA connection between the murder of Sarah Fox and the Occupy Wall Street movement, dashing hopes that after eight years her killer might finally be brought to justice. It was originally thought that DNA found on a padlock chain dropped during an OWS protest this year matched that discovered at the 2004 murder scene of the aspiring Julliard actress. However it is now believed that a worker at...
  • Which is Deader: OWS or GOOOH?

    07/03/2012 6:55:34 AM PDT · by PJ-Comix · 9 replies
    self | July 3, 2012 | PJ-Comix
    So which movement is deader? OWS or GOOOH? In case you never heard of GOOOH, the best way to describe is is that what vanity publishing is to publishing, GOOOH is to politics. Just shell out a few bucks and you too can pretend that you are a real life politico. We did have a Freeper who is no longer active who jumped into GOOOH whole hog because he thought it would make him a political player. I sure hope he lost only his shirt and not his home.
  • A Tale of Two Revolutions

    07/02/2012 7:04:35 AM PDT · by NEWwoman · 9 replies ^ | July 1, 2012 | smithsk
    Occupy Wall Street - Police Struggle with Barricades Since September 2011, we have heard much in the news about the Occupy Wall Street movement. The One Percent ....The 99 Percent ...(reference: Occupy Wall Street: Who are the one percent? | Fight Back!) These phrases above have become the new buzz words of the day - labels that divide us ... again ... this time by class. Initially (in my humble opinion), the Occupy movement had expressed some legitimate concerns: the rich and powerful - "the One Percent" - rigging the game to enrich and advance themselves at the expense...
  • 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...
  • Eight Occupy Wall Street members guilty of trespass

    <p>NEW YORK (Reuters) – Eight Occupy Wall Street members were convicted on Monday of criminal trespass for breaking into a fenced-in private lot last December during a protest.</p>
  • Those IRISH are at it AGAIN!

    06/12/2012 10:21:34 AM PDT · by Oldpuppymax · 22 replies
    Coach is Right ^ | 6/12/2012 | George Spelvin
    Almost 20 attackers clothed all in black and wielding hammers and clubs strode into the Tinley Park, Illinois Ashford House Restaurant at noon Saturday, violently taking down patrons according to witnesses, some of whom were there to celebrate a local wedding shower. “They started hitting people with bats and hammers,” (1) Lauryn Drozd, 22, said. “They had hoods up.” Several observers said the attackers appeared to target a certain group gathered for a meeting inside. Now, the local cops are being especially tight lipped, and our ersatz national cable news guys also are noticeable by their silence on just who...
  • Adbusters Admits OWS Flopped; Now Promoting 'Flash Encampments'

    06/10/2012 4:21:06 PM PDT · by PJ-Comix · 39 replies
    NewsBusters ^ | June 10, 2012 | P.J. Gladnick
    The Occupy Wall Street movement was first proposed by the leftwing Canadian magazine, Adbusters. However, now even they are forced to admit the obvious about the failure of their creation which you can read their sad OWS obituary: Burned out, out of money, out of ideas… seduced by salaries, comfy offices, book deals, old lefty cash and minor celebrity status, some of the most prominent early heroes of our leaderless uprising are losing the edge that catalyzed last year’s one thousand encampments. Bit by bit, Occupy’s first generation is succumbing to an insidious institutionalization and ossification that could be fatal...