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Friday, October 21, 2011

Occupy Wall Street - Day 34

Occupy Wall Street - Day 34

MEDIA "INSIGHT"
Protesters have drafted a set of demands for the jobs crisis
http://www.businessinsider.com/finally-this-is-the-jobs-demand-the-wall-street-protesters-are-floating-for-ratification-2011-10
NYC:  Protesters receive $435,000 in donations
http://www.klfy.com/story/15727129/ny-protesters-receive-435000-in-donations
NPR host Lisa Simeone fired for acting as Occupy DC spokesperson
http://newsbusters.org/blogs/tim-graham/2011/10/20/npr-hostoccupy-protester-says-shes-been-fired
Oklahoma City:  OccupyOKC to occupy Mitt Romney's visit
http://www.reddirtreport.com/Story.aspx/20122

PROTESTORS' OWN WORDS
Oakland:  "I didn't realize the strong anarchist contingent or I wouldn't have got involved in the first place", "I'm anti-authoritarian, but we need to acknowledge that some things are out of our control."
http://www.mercurynews.com/breaking-news/ci_19150644?nclick_check=1
Oakland:  "We shoot white bitches like you around here" (VIDEO)
http://bigjournalism.com/abreitbart/2011/10/20/source-abc-reporters-life-allegedly-threatened-at-occupy-oakland-we-shoot-white-bitches-like-you-around-here/
Dallas:  Protesters occupy WalMart, shouting "We are the 99 percent", "What's disgusting? Union busting!"
http://thescoopblog.dallasnews.com/archives/2011/10/occupy-wal-mart-police-pour-in.html

SHOW ME YOUR FRIENDS AND I'LL SHOW YOU YOUR FUTURE

VP Biden:  Because of Bush Admin. & Wall Street "people died" & "people’s homes burned to the ground"
http://cnsnews.com/news/article/biden-because-bush-administration-and-wall-street-people-died-and-homes-burned
NYC:  "We, the undersigned writers and all who will join us, support Occupy Wall Street and the Occupy Movement around the world."
http://occupywriters.com/
NYC:  Multi-millionaire & OWS supporter Russell Simmons now says "I don't pay taxes"
http://www.newsbusters.org/blogs/noel-sheppard/2011/10/20/multimillionaire-ows-supporter-russell-i-want-pay-more-taxes-simmons-
NYC:  Feminist author/activist Naomi Wolf arrested, "I was completely complying with the law and the permit as it was described to me by police" (VIDEO)
http://www.mediabistro.com/galleycat/naomi-wolf-arrested-in-occupy-wall-street-protest_b40502
North Korea:  "The Occupy Wall Street movement was an eruption of the exploited classes' pent-up wrath at the exploiters as the biggest organised ever in history of capitalism spanning more than 300 years", "Capitalism has no future", "The only way out of the present crisis facing the capitalist world is to root out its system", "Capitalism is fading away from history as it exploits people and is forsaken by them"
http://in.reuters.com/article/2011/10/18/idINIndia-59960920111018
Radical jihadist website "Hanein" supports/encourages Occupy Wall Street movement...(site entirely written in Arabic, but trust me, their support is there...)
http://hanein.info/vb/

COUNTER-COMMENTS
Rep. Allen West assails OWS for 'laughable hypocrisy' (VIDEO)
http://www.newsmax.com/InsideCover/West-Obama-Occupy-Wall/2011/10/18/id/414937
"Hey, Occupy Wall Street: What, No Anti-Obama Signs?"
http://townhall.com/columnists/larryelder/2011/10/20/hey,_occupy_wall_street_what,_no_anti-obama_signs
"Occupy protestors should storm Capitol Hill, not Wall Street"
http://www.bizpacreview.com/index.cfm?fuseaction=news.details&ArticleId=49714&returnTo=john-r-smith-1
"Protest the Fed instead of Bank of America"
http://finance.townhall.com/columnists/mikeshedlock/2011/10/20/protest_the_fed_instead_of_bank_of_america
"Occupy Wall Street….You Know it’s a Party when the Rats, Racists & Commies Show Up"
http://floppingaces.net/2011/10/19/occupy-wall-street-you-know-its-a-party-when-the-rats-racists-commies-show-up/
"The 99-Percent Solution" (this witty essay skewers OWS, MSM)
http://www.realclearpolitics.com/printpage/?url=http://www.realclearpolitics.com/articles/2011/10/20/the_99-percent_solution_111750-full.html

POLICE RESPONSE

Baltimore:  Occupant raped, official statement says "we do not encourage the involvement of the police in our community"
http://townhall.com/tipsheet/katehicks/2011/10/20/whoa_occupy_baltimore_doesnt_want_police_involved_for_rape
NYC:  Video from inside Citibank branch shows arrested protesters refusing to leave (VIDEO)
http://www.mediaite.com/online/video-from-inside-citibank-branch-shows-arrested-protesters-refusing-to-leave/
Milwaukee:  Protester arrested at Milwaukee M&I bank, shouted "this is a hostile takeover"
http://www.jsonline.com/news/milwaukee/man-involved-in-protests-arrested-at-milwaukee-bank-132262673.html
L.A.:  Protesters plan to expand their encampment, L.A. police reportedly support the expansion...
http://latimesblogs.latimes.com/lanow/2011/10/occupy-la-city-hall-.html
Minneapolis:  Seven arrested at OccupyMN tent protest (set up their tents in middle of intersection...)
http://www.startribune.com/local/132260088.html
Toronto:  Occupier arrested for "smelling a woman's feet", trying to get "other protesters to drink urine"...
http://mrctv.org/videos/occupy-toronto-man-was-my-tent-sniffing-my-girlfriend%E2%80%99s-feet%E2%80%9D
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"The construction applied...to those parts of the Constitution of the United States which delegate Congress a power...ought not to be construed as themselves to give unlimited powers, nor a part to be so taken as to destroy the whole residue of that instrument." ~~ Thomas Jefferson, Draft Kentucky Resolutions, 1798

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