#OWS Hijacked: #OccupyCongress Next Steps On Unions’ Agenda
Did it really need to take two months for New York City Mayor Bloomberg to figure out that unions have hijacked the #OccupyMovement? Most sane observers knew that from the very start when when the Transport Workers Union in New York endorsed the squatters in Zuccotti Park, opening the flood gates for other unions, the Democrats, and the institutional Left to climb on board. Since then, unions | Read More »
#OccupyOakland Speaker Suggests Occupy Rapists Could Be ‘Agents’
On Saturday, a female protester was raped at #OccupyPhiladelphia. The suspect, a man who has been arrested “multiple times” in connection with a string of armed robberies in Michigan, had traveled cross country to join the protest. On top of the reports of assaults and rapes occurring across the country (e.g., Cleveland, Dallas, and elsewhere), Andrew Breitbart posted a video of an Occupy protester at the epicenter | Read More »
#OWS branches out into bumfighting.
Admit it. You knew this was going to happen eventually.
NYPD utilizing #OWS for indigent relief efforts?
(Via Jammie Wearing Fool) Which is a polite way of saying “New York cops allegedly loading Zuccotti Park up with real homeless.” …while officers may be in a no-win situation, at the mercy of orders carried on shifting political winds and locked into conflict with a so-far almost entirely non-violent protest movement eager to frame the force as a symbol of the oppressive system they’re | 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 »