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Thursday, November 3, 2011

Occupy Wall Street - Day 47

Occupy Wall Street - Day 47

MEDIA "INSIGHT"
AP news outlet corroborates Glenn Beck's theories of OWS' far-left supporters (PICTURES, VIDEOS)
http://www.theblaze.com/stories/ap-publishes-confusing-piece-about-the-lefts-role-in-occupy-wall-street/
Michael Bloomberg reignites online war -- Progressive economist Paul Krugman calls Bloomberg "ignoramus…who just swallows right-wing propaganda whole"
http://www.politico.com/news/stories/1111/67433.html
Hackers attack ‘Occupy Wall Street’ opposition website ("“trying to paint this like a freedom fighter movement")
http://dailycaller.com/2011/11/02/hackers-attack-occupy-wall-street-opposition-website/
Oakland:  Police 'out' tax-funded workers' strike --> "employees’ paid day off to protest"
http://www.calwatchdog.com/2011/11/01/23645/
NYC:  Arrest records indicate many protesters live in luxury!  ("at least 95 of the protesters’ residences are worth approximately $500,000 or more")
http://dailycaller.com/2011/11/02/nyc-arrest-records-many-occupy-wall-street-protesters-live-in-luxury/
SLIDESHOW: Opulent homes of ‘the 99 percent’
http://dailycaller.com/2011/11/02/opulent-homes-of-the-99-percent-slideshow/
Oklahoma City:   "Occupy" groups have rough week following death, arrests
http://www.reddirtreport.com/Story.aspx/20244

PROTESTERS' OWN WORDS
OWS seeks global currency to replace each nation's financial system
http://www.wnd.com/?pageId=362293
NYC:  Occupy Wall Street finds money brings problems:  "Right now we are figuring out how to establish a legal identity so we're holding off on accepting donations"
http://news.yahoo.com/occupy-wall-st-finds-money-brings-problems-too-111339150.html
NYC:  ACORN front group "New York Communities for Change" pays homeless "$10 a hour, $100 a day" to protest (VIDEO)
http://biggovernment.com/publius/2011/11/02/video-acorn-front-group-pays-homeless-people-10-a-hour-100-a-day-to-protest-at-occupy-wall-street/
Oakland:  Demonstrators gear up for strike as protests continue...organizer calls it a "warning shot to the 1%", "We liberate Oakland and shut down the 1%", "nstead of workers going to work and students going to school, the people will converge on downtown Oakland to shut down the city"
http://www.cnn.com/2011/11/02/us/occupy-demonstrators/index.html?section=cnn_latest
D.C.:  How did protesters respond to a table full of job applications? (VIDEO)
http://www.theblaze.com/stories/new-video-occupy-d-c-protesters-brush-off-job-applications/patriot
Minnesota:  County removes port-a-potties, organizer says the group will be moving to "set up tents in the yard of a foreclosed home next Tuesday"
http://blogs.citypages.com/blotter/2011/11/occupy_mn_hennepin_county_enacts_new_restrictions_on_protesters.php

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

"We Are Ohio" enlists admitted communist Van Jones as spokeperson in 'Issue 2 Battle'...
http://biggovernment.com/bytor/2011/11/02/we-are-ohio-enlists-admitted-communist-van-jones-as-spokeperson-in-issue-2-battle/
United Steelworkers chief Leo Gerard: "Resistance movement" needs "more militancy", "we oughta start occupying  bridges. We start oughta occupying the banks places themselves"
http://newsbusters.org/blogs/jack-coleman/2011/11/02/union-chief-leo-gerard-resistance-movement-needed-seize-bridges-banks-
Google Maps renames Oakland's Protest Plaza
http://news.yahoo.com/google-maps-renames-oaklands-protest-plaza-171900563.html
Planned Parenthood teams up with OWS
http://www.lifenews.com/2011/11/02/planned-parenthood-teams-up-with-occupy-wall-st-movement/
Archbishop of Canterbury backs 'Robin Hood' tax on banking, says protests show "widespread and deep exasperation with the financial establishment"
http://www.guardian.co.uk/uk/2011/nov/02/occupy-london-archbishop-canterbury-tax

COUNTER-COMMENTS

"Greater Boston Tea Party vs OWS"
http://greaterbostonteaparty.com/2011/10/greater-boston-tea-party-vs-ows/
"Colorado Says Occupy This -- Voters rejected a higher income and sales tax earmarked for education"
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424052970203804204577013921163171042.html?mod=rss_opinion_main
Dave Ramsey's Take on Occupy Wall Street
http://www.daveramsey.com/newsletters/online/edition/personal-finance-newsletter-november-2011?ectid=1111cnl_6#feature
"Occupy Oakland's Dangerous 'Strike' Follies"
http://townhall.com/columnists/michellemalkin/2011/11/02/occupy_oaklands_dangerous_strike_follies
"The left’s war on self-reliance: Hard work, not higher taxes, will save the American economy"
http://www.nydailynews.com/opinion/left-s-war-self-reliance-hard-work-higher-taxes-save-american-economy-article-1.971002

POLICE RESPONSE

Seattle:  Protesters arrested, pepper sprayed
http://today.seattletimes.com/2011/11/occupy-seattle-protesting-chase-ceo-visit/
Charlottesville:  Three homeless men, two teenage women arrested after underage drinking, pot possession at Occupy site
http://www2.dailyprogress.com/news/2011/nov/01/police-homeless-men-arrested-after-underage-drinki-ar-1427511/
Boston:  Protester charged with selling Xanax to undercover police officers
http://www.boston.com/Boston/metrodesk/2011/11/occupy-boston-protester-charged-with-selling-xanax-undercover-police-officers/Hfbs8eyP65r5FqrWdycqfN/index.html
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"Remember democracy never lasts long. It soon wastes, exhausts, and murders itself. There never was a democracy yet that did not commit suicide." ~~ John Adams, letter to John Taylor, 1814

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