This weekend in #OWS.

    Let’s see who got arrested and/or committed a variety of illegal activities, shall we? Boston. Cyber-terrorism! Vandalizing! (Via AofSHQ) Charlotte. Public nuisance! (Blocking traffic, specifically.) Chicago. Trespassing! (Via @amandacarpenter) Cincinnati. Trespassing! (Yes, that one was boring. Work with me for a minute.) Gainesville. Bo Diddley’s son arrested at Bo Diddley plaza for tresspassing! (…OK, yeah, that’s a little ironic. And old. Hush with your insidious | Read More »

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    My personal argument with the Occupy Mob

    On a sunny Sunday afternoon, my self along with some from our local Tea Party confronted the Occupy Mob in the small college town of Amherst Massachusetts. Actually, we had many arguments but one I took personally, Tax the Rich and economics. I am a Millwright by profession I explained and I basically run the business from the bottom up. With this announcement, their interest | Read More »

    The Tea Parties Have Spawned a Cargo Cult

    Promoted from diaries. The legacy media have paid undue attention to Occupy Wall Street (OWS) over the last month, as compared with the early tea parties. New media, on the other hand, have gone nuts over the relatively small, union-led anti-business protests. Unsurprisingly, many analyses of the two groups have tried to find commonality between them. Except for superficial mimicry, despite politicians claiming otherwise the | Read More »

    The Tea Parties Have Spawned a Cargo Cult

    Promoted from diaries. The legacy media have paid undue attention to Occupy Wall Street (OWS) over the last month, as compared with the early tea parties. New media, on the other hand, have gone nuts over the relatively small, union-led anti-business protests. Unsurprisingly, many analyses of the two groups have tried to find commonality between them. Except for superficial mimicry, despite politicians claiming otherwise the | Read More »

    An #OWS PSA for the voters in NY-08.

    Focusing particularly on the voters within audible (and olfactory) range of Zuccotti Park, which is currently the somewhat squalid epicenter for the protesters: I am given to understand that increasing numbers of them are tired of the noise, the disruption of local business and residential life, and, of course, the defecation*.  I am also given to understand that those voters are not really getting any | Read More »

    An #OWS PSA for the voters in NY-08.

    Focusing particularly on the voters within audible (and olfactory) range of Zuccotti Park, which is currently the somewhat squalid epicenter for the protesters: I am given to understand that increasing numbers of them are tired of the noise, the disruption of local business and residential life, and, of course, the defecation*.  I am also given to understand that those voters are not really getting any | Read More »

    The “NRCC *also* fund-raising off of #OWS” Wednesday open thread.

    Yeah… I think that somehow DCCC chair Steve Israel didn’t think this one all the way through when he came out in support for the Occupy Wall Street ‘movement.’ http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=g1LNGd7uANk Steve Israel Stands With Them. Note that I am utterly unsympathetic to the argument that the OWS movement is merely not being utterly hostile to any random anti-Semites stopping by.  Personally, I take the position | Read More »

    The “NRCC *also* fund-raising off of #OWS” Wednesday open thread.

    Yeah… I think that somehow DCCC chair Steve Israel didn’t think this one all the way through when he came out in support for the Occupy Wall Street ‘movement.’ http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=g1LNGd7uANk Steve Israel Stands With Them. Note that I am utterly unsympathetic to the argument that the OWS movement is merely not being utterly hostile to any random anti-Semites stopping by.  Personally, I take the position | Read More »

    #OccupyCleveland Rape Report – Cleveland Police Not Investigating?

    Earlier this week I shared some details about the alleged rape of a 19-year-old woman in the tent city at Cleveland Public Square. I didn’t catch this detail until I watched the news story again yesterday. WKYC “Senior Political Correspondent” Tom Beres reported:   “[T]he group did not learn about this alleged incident until we told them early this afternoon.” This was on Wednesday. The police | Read More »

    Occupy Wall Street Now Protesting Against Math

    Those supporting the Occupy Wall Street Movement are up in arms as 30-year Democratic Campaign Consultant Doug Schoen reported his polling data in the Wall Street Journal on Oct. 18th. Arielle Alter Confino, a senior researcher at Schoen’s firm, polled about 200 OWS members at New York’s Zuccotti Park on Oct. 10th and 11th. Schoen described his findings as: “Our research shows clearly that the | Read More »

    Occupiers Miss the Mark

    You can see it in the eyes of the “99%’s”: fear and despair. Their stories are all too common in what has been dubbed the “Lost Generation”, massive student loan debt and unemployment or underemployed. It wasn’t supposed to be this way. These kids were taught that you go to college(any degree will do) and you punch your ticket to the Middle Class. But, a | Read More »

    Rape Alleged at #OccupyCleveland Despite Detailed ‘Rape Culture’ Policies

    Several Cleveland news outlets have reported an alleged rape at the encampment of #OccupyCleveland. A 19-year-old woman who attends a school for children with special needs (autism, ADD, hyperactivity), has reported to police that the group’s organizers assigned her to a tent with someone named “Leland,” a stranger, who raped her on Sunday night. The young woman, who lives in a group home, reported the | Read More »

    Meet #OWS ‘Crisis Creator’ Lisa Fithian: The Radical Extremist Helping To #OccupyAmerica

    “When people ask me, ‘What do you do?’ I say I create crisis, because crisis is that edge where change is possible.” — Lisa Fithian To say that Lisa Fithian is just a paid-professional protester would be to undersell her radical accomplishments. True, she’s received compensation from the SEIU and the SEIU’s labor federation Change to Win as a consultant. However, her war on the free | Read More »

    Meet #OWS ‘Crisis Creator’ Lisa Fithian: The Radical Extremist Helping To #OccupyAmerica

    “When people ask me, ‘What do you do?’ I say I create crisis, because crisis is that edge where change is possible.” — Lisa Fithian To say that Lisa Fithian is just a paid-professional protester would be to undersell her radical accomplishments. True, she’s received compensation from the SEIU and the SEIU’s labor federation Change to Win as a consultant. However, her war on the free | Read More »

    Let me explain (LET ME EXPLAIN) to #OWS (TO #OWS).

    The woman below (THE WOMAN BELOW) would like to have (WOULD LIKE TO HAVE) a conversation. (A CONVERSATION.) http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=MxupmU4cJOE http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=MxupmU4cJOE So let me explain (SO LET ME EXPLAIN) why we won’t. (WHY WE WON’T.)

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