Posts Tagged ‘ Occupy Wall St ’

To Occupy Oakland: Stop Burning Flags, You Morons!

January 31, 2012
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To Occupy Oakland: Stop Burning Flags, You Morons!

I denounce and reject the burning of an American flag by anyone involved with any Occupy group. I occupy to build a better America, not to torch the place. What a stupid, childish little tantrum. These young men at Occupy Oakland played right into the hands of Fox News and the rest of the establishment…

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Approval of Congress Sinks to 5%

January 4, 2012
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Approval of Congress Sinks to 5%

1% of Americans think Congress is doing an excellent job – I kid you not. Another 4% – presumably hopeful they have a shot at the 1% – rate Congress as doing a good job. This according to a December 27-28, 2011 Rasmussen Reports telephone survey. Looking on the bright side, these historic low numbers…

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Royal Bank of Scotland Shows True Colors

December 27, 2011
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Royal Bank of Scotland Shows True Colors

Back in the day, banking was a service industry founded on trust. Today banking is a wealth extraction industry founded on deceit. So it was refreshing to see the Royal Bank of Scotland declare their true intentions by running up the Jolly Roger. Sorry, no. A little honesty is too much to ask of the…

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Oligarchy In Retreat – The UC Davis Pepper Spray Attack

December 22, 2011
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Oligarchy In Retreat – The UC Davis Pepper Spray Attack

If you’ve been conscious at any point in the last month, you’ve no doubt seen a picture or a short video clip of the U.C. Davis campus police officer dousing unarmed, seated students in pepper spray. The image has become iconic of the shock...

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Why Does Media Cast Occupy As Violent, When Tea Partiers Showed Up With Guns?

November 21, 2011
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Why Does Media Cast Occupy As Violent, When Tea Partiers Showed Up With Guns?

Mainstream media, especially the Fox News propaganda channel variety, are falling all over themselves to portray the Occupy movement at a mob of violent anarchists. When heavily armed police in riot gear pepper spray seated, unarmed protestors, it’s somehow twisted into “more Occupy Wall Street violence.” Yet a few short months ago, tea party protesters…

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Greenville Journal Publishes Occupy Wall Street Account

November 19, 2011
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Greenville Journal Publishes Occupy Wall Street Account

The Greenville Journal published my account of my first trip to Occupy Wall Street in their November 18, 2011 edition, In My Own Words section. I don’t believe they publish the Journal online, so you’ll have to find a printed copy. Their website lists locations where the Journal can be found. I’ve requested permission to…

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Occupy Cal Students Show Unbelievable Bravery Against Police Brutality

November 12, 2011
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Occupy Cal Students Show Unbelievable Bravery Against Police Brutality

Occupy Cal: This is what Courage looks like If you’re an American or anyone around the globe, who saw America’s constitutionally-guaranteed rights of free speech and peaceful assembly as proof that some pockets of liberty can take hold, this video of California police officers pummeling unarmed students will break your heart.  At the same time,…

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OccupyAsheville.org Offers Great FAQ On Occupy Movement

November 11, 2011
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OccupyAsheville.org Offers Great FAQ On Occupy Movement

OccupyAsheville.org’s FAQ page provides one of clearest descriptions of the Occupy movement that I’ve read so far. Check it out. Tweet This Post

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Harry Siegel Explains Occupy Wall St. Community On Majority Report

November 9, 2011
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Harry Siegel Explains Occupy Wall St. Community On Majority Report

Curious about how the Occupy Wall Street community works? Sam Seder of The Majority Report has a great interview with journalist Harry Siegel about the working of the General Assembly and other decision-making groups at Occupy Wall Street. Here’s...

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Backlash To Right-Wing Extremism Begins With 2011 Elections

November 9, 2011
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Backlash To Right-Wing Extremism Begins With 2011 Elections

Backlash to the right-wing mania that swept the country in 2010 has picked up serious momentum with the 2011 off-year election results. Sanity and the wisdom of the 99% scored three big wins in yesterday’s elections: Ohio voters overturned the anti-union bill pushed by Republican Gov. John Kasich and the Republican-controlled Ohio legislature. Mississippi voters…

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