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Monday, November 7, 2011

Occupy Wall Street - Days 49-51

Occupy Wall Street - Days 49-51

Media "Insight"
Rudy Giuliani: "Barack Obama owns the Occupy Wall Street movement, it would not have happened but for his class warfare"
http://politics.blogs.foxnews.com/2011/11/04/giuliani-obama-owns-occupy-wall-street
---CNN POLL: 32% of Americans support OWS, 29% view it unfavorably
http://www.theblaze.com/stories/new-poll-do-americans-now-dissaprove-of-occupy-wall-st/
Bay Area firms among 30 not paying federal taxes...
http://www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.cgi?f=/c/a/2011/11/03/BUCN1LQ5IK.DTL
---Oakland developer Phil Tagami keeps Occupy protesters at bay -- with a shotgun
http://www.theblaze.com/stories/meet-the-oakland-developer-who-used-a-shotgun-to-discourage-occupy-rioters/
---About three-fourths of Occupy arrestees were local
http://www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.cgi?f=/c/a/2011/11/04/BA041LQKH1.DTL
---Oakland council leans toward ending Occupy camp
http://www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.cgi?f=/c/a/2011/11/03/MNCL1LQDFG.DTL
"Occupying the Minds of Our Youth" ("The Occupy movement illustrates why the founders of the United States crafted a republic, and not a democracy.")
http://www.americanthinker.com/2011/11/occupying_the_minds_of_our_youth.html
HISTORY:  Guy Fawkes
http://www.theblaze.com/stories/heres-the-history-behind-occupy-wall-streets-creepy-guy-fawkes-mask/

Occupiers' Own Words

NYC:  Giant effigy of U.S. President Barack Obama is held up in Zuccotti Park... (PICTURE)
http://news.yahoo.com/photos/giant-effigy-u-president-obama-held-people-affiliated-photo-212714601.html
Fed-up consumers planning for "Bank Transfer Day", "I'm pretty confident they're going to find some way to get that extra money"
http://hosted.ap.org/dynamic/stories/U/US_BANK_TRANSFER_DAY?SITE=AP&SECTION=HOME&TEMPLATE=DEFAULT&CTIME=2011-11-04-19-26-20
NYC:  Occupants caught in morning brawl, "I demand to take it from the filthy rich and give it to the poor" (VIDEO)
http://www.theblaze.com/stories/violent-vid-occupy-protesters-caught-in-morning-brawl/
NYC:  Occupant admits she was sexually assaulted but DOUBTS RAPES CAN HAPPEN (VIDEO)
http://www.theblaze.com/stories/wall-st-protester-admits-she-was-sexually-assaulted-but-doubts-rapes-can-happen/
D.C.:  Occupiers stage sit-in at Sen. Mitch McConnell’s office dubbed "Occupy McConnell", say "I need a job", "Our D.C.", "Feel the pain"
http://www.theblaze.com/stories/jobless-occupiers-stage-sit-in-at-mitch-mcconnells-office/
D.C.:  Hundreds of protesters block conservatives from leaving "Defending the American Dream" Summit
http://www.theblaze.com/stories/hundreds-of-occupy-d-c-protesters-block-conservatives-from-leaving-summit/
---D.C. motorist struck three protesters, "either ran toward or jumped in front of the moving vehicle"
http://www.theblaze.com/stories/police-and-protesters-differ-on-occupy-d-c-collision/

Show Me Your Friends And I'll Show You Your Future

Boston:  Marxist, socialist, communist, and feminist radicals to speak to Occupy Boston
http://www.occupyboston.org/2011/11/04/upcoming-lectures-howard-zinn-memorial-lecture-series-occupy-boston/
Denver:  Confirmed 1%er & OWS supporter Michael Moore lashes out at CBS reporter over wealth questions, "You're just punk media is all you are!" (VIDEO)
http://denver.cbslocal.com/2011/11/03/filmmaker-michael-moore-joins-occupy-denver-protesters/
MSNBC's Lawrence O'Donnell calls for "occupation" and boycott of Restaurant Association... (VIDEO)
http://www.realclearpolitics.com/video/2011/11/04/msnbcs_odonnell_calls_for_occupation_and_boycott_of_restaurant_association_exposes_pictures_of_groups_leadership.html
Former Labor Sec'y. Robert Reich thinks next phase of Occupy will bring a "set of political actions" (VIDEO)
http://current.com/shows/countdown/videos/occupy-together-robert-reich-thinks-next-phase-will-bring-a-set-of-political-actions
Eminent domain brings segregation to Zuccotti Park...
http://www.theblaze.com/stories/eminent-domain-brings-segregation-to-owss-zuccotti-park/
Atlanta:  Occupants deny rumors of partnership with Nation Of Islam for "protection"...
http://atlanta.cbslocal.com/2011/11/04/occupy-atlanta-denies-rumors-of-partnership-with-nation-of-islam/
---FLASHBACK:  Jew-hating Farrakhan hails OWS as start of a new nation, “The American Autumn Has Just Begun”…
http://weaselzippers.us/2011/10/10/farrakhan-hails-wall-street-occupiers-as-start-of-a-new-nation-“the-american-
autumn-has-just-begun/
Jesse Jackson compares OWS to Civil Rights Movement:  "We are free but not equal"

http://www.theblaze.com/stories/we-are-free-but-not-equal-jesse-jackson-compares-occupy-wall-street-to-the-civil-rights-movement/

Counter-Comments

Sarah Palin:  "[Occupiers] say ‘Wall Street fat cats got a bailout so now I want one too.’ And the correct answer is no one is entitled to a bailout. The American dream, our foundation, is about work ethic and empowerment, not entitlement."
http://www.washingtonpost.com/national/palin-in-fla-criticizes-occupy-protesters-as-wanting-the-same-thing-as-fat-cats-_-a-bailout/2011/11/03/gIQARoHvjM_story.html

Home Depot founder Ken Langone calls protesters "babies in adult bodies" (VIDEO)

http://www.theblaze.com/stories/home-depot-founder-calls-protesters-babies-in-adult-bodies/
"Occupy TRUTH"
http://kwikpush.aktnow.com/occupy-truth
"End the Occupation! - OWS-Inspired Socialism Being Taught To 4th-7th Graders"
http://vocalminority.typepad.com/blog/2011/11/end-the-occupation-ows-propaganda-being-taught-to-schoolchildren-in-where-else-california.html
"Occupy The Altar": Christian launches event to ask for God’s economic intervention (VIDEO)
http://www.theblaze.com/stories/christian-launches-occupy-the-altar-to-ask-for-gods-economic-intervention/
"What's the Matter With Oakland?"
http://www.theatlantic.com/business/archive/2011/11/whats-the-matter-with-oakland/247842/
"Populist Socialism on the Rise -- The '99%' are really the '35' but their cadres are growing"
http://patriotpost.us/alexander/2011/11/03/populist-socialism-on-the-rise/
"Press Should Occupy History Books Before Protest Coverage"
http://www.foxnews.com/politics/2011/11/04/press-should-occupy-history-books-before-protest-coverage/
"An Answer to Occupy Wall Street and Occupy Richmond" (VIDEO)
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PS_jsAxkAzA

Police Response
Vancouver:  Protester dies of suspected drug overdose
http://www.theblaze.com/stories/occupy-vancouver-protester-dies-of-suspected-drug-overdose/

Boston:  Three charged with dealing crack; Occupy Boston 'deteriorating'...
http://boston.cbslocal.com/2011/11/04/3-charged-with-dealing-crack-occupy-boston-deteriorating/

Dallas:  Child Protective Services seizes nine-month-old baby from homeless "Occupants"...
http://dfw.cbslocal.com/2011/11/04/cps-seizes-baby-from-occupy-dallas-site/

NYC:  Deranged homeless man goes on violent rampage in Zuccotti Park
http://www.nypost.com/p/news/local/manhattan/goons_occupy_brawl_street_MuFbzuYYRoEkjw9RZ5xcSM

Philadelphia:  Nine arrested for trespassing Comcast's headquarters
http://www.mercurynews.com/news/ci_19248124

--
"[D]emocracies have ever been spectacles of turbulence and contention; have ever been found incompatible with personal security, or the rights of property; and have, in general, been as short in their lives as they have been violent in their deaths." ~~ James Madison, Federalist No. 10, 1787

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