Posts Tagged: Occupy Movement
The American Occupation of America received less attention this week as the country (in my dad’s words) “celebrated the near-genocide of the inhabitants of this hemisphere through the killing and consumption of its friendly, harmless, innocent birds.”
This week also saw the emergence and global domination of a particularly virulent meme: Casually Pepper Spray Everything Cop....more
It doesn’t really matter that this memo has come to light–someone is still going to do this. Count on it.
Two things interest me in particular about this memo. The first is the idea that “Democratic victories in 2012 would be detrimental for Wall Street and targets specific races in which it says Wall Street would benefit by electing Republicans instead.” I find this interesting because it’s not like the Democrats have been particularly hard on Wall Street....more
You might get the impression from this piece that the NYPD isn’t interested in respecting the right of the press to cover stories involving them. That’s certainly the impression I get.
Also, NYPD, that person you’re shoving against a wall might be a former Supreme Court Judge who’s acting as a legal observer....more
The NYPD cleared Zuccotti Park this morning, at 1:00 a.m. The obvious question for Mayor Bloomberg is why in the middle of the night? If your real concern was the “health and fire safety hazard to the protesters and to the surrounding community,” wouldn’t handling it during the daylight hours have been more effective?...more
Yesterday was Veterans Day and the American Occupation of America was focused on its members who have served in the armed forces.
In the hot front city of Oakland, Scott Olsen, the first veteran seriously injured when police fired ordinance against their fellow American citizens, was released from the hospital, and much more is going on as well....more