Category Archives: Occupy Wall Street

Has it really been two years already?

Occupy Unmasked (Once again, the Klown was right. The Klown is always right.)

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Occupy Tea Party?

Sean Hannity is not happy with Dingy Harry: Outrageous! Harry Reid blames Tea Party In a debate over sequestration cuts on the Senate floor yesterday, Democrat Harry Reid felt the need to blame the tea party. He actually compared the … Continue reading

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I Toldja So!

Never argue with the Klown. The Klown is always right: Study: OWS Was Disproportionately Rich, Overwhelmingly White According to a new study from sociologists at the City University of New York, more than a third of activists in the Occupy … Continue reading

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Naomi Wolf is a paranoid twit

Naomi Wolf in the Guardian: Revealed: how the FBI coordinated the crackdown on Occupy New documents prove what was once dismissed as paranoid fantasy: totally integrated corporate-state repression of dissent It was more sophisticated than we had imagined: new documents … Continue reading

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And lo, what the Klown predicted hath cometh to passeth

Remember last year’s Shiny New Thing? Occupy Sets Wall Street Tie-Up as Protesters Face Burnout Occupy Wall Street, the global movement against inequality that ignited in Manhattan last year, will mark its first anniversary by trying to block traffic in … Continue reading

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Occupiers wanted – $20 hour

The Army Will Pay You to Riot How does the US Army know if its less-than-lethal armaments are effective without being deadly? Live fire training exercises employing a mob of volunteers, of course. That’s right, if you are over 18 … Continue reading

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What happened to Riverdaughter?

For several months Riverdaughter at The Confluence was a vocal advocate of Occupy Wall Street. Yesterday was the long-advertised reboot of OWS, with demonstrations planned across the country. So where was Riverdaughter? She didn’t do any posts promoting yesterday’s activities. … Continue reading

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“We are the 99 percent, and this is bulls–.”

SFGate: Protesters trash Mission District businesses, cars Broken glass littered several streets in San Francisco’s Mission District after protesters vandalized cars and buildings Monday night, including a police station. The vandals were in a group that marched from Dolores Park … Continue reading

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They’re ba-ack!

Daily Beast: It’s mere days from what Occupy Wall Street organizers say will be one of their biggest protests yet, and the people down in Zuccotti Park in Manhattan’s Financial District are hopping mad. Well, at least they’re hopping. On … Continue reading

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Eat the rich

Angry about inequality? Don’t blame the rich. There is no doubt that incomes are unequal in the United States — far more so than in most European nations. This fact is part of the impulse behind the Occupy Wall Street … Continue reading

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Occupy this guy

Glenzilla: The new WH Chief of Staff and Citigroup Yesterday, the White House announced Daley’s departure — he will now co-chair Obama’s re-election campaign, which basically means raising huge amounts of money from his Wall Street friends — and unveiled … Continue reading

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Occupy Iowa

Occupy Iowa: We aren’t trying to disrupt caucuses The headquarters for the Occupy Iowa Caucuses movement is a spacious, coffee-shop like warehouse on one of the main streets of downtown Des Moines, where laid-back protesters mingle amid signs reading “Mitt … Continue reading

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Wall Street Occupies The White House

Kevin D. Williamson: Not far from Zuccotti Park, where Occupy Wall Street was fragrantly encamped, I noticed a young man wandering into a store to buy a pack of cigarettes on a bright Saturday morning, wearing blue jeans, a T-shirt, … Continue reading

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Occupy Christmas song

I am not moving out of this basement until I get an iPhone and a car! This is an open thread.

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The Coming Apocalypse Ain’t Coming Yet

John W. Smart has made his predictions for next year. I’m not going to argue or quibble about them, but I do want to discuss his closing: I’ve demurred from the most drastic predictions, though a few above are scary. … Continue reading

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Infidels and heretics

GOP senator says Tea Party challenges ‘killed off’ efforts at Republican majority Sen. Dick Lugar (Ind.) facing a primary contest from the right in his reelection bid said past Tea Party-backed challenges had “killed off” Republican efforts to take the … Continue reading

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Freak-a-leek

John W. Smart: THE FREAK SHOW […] It also helps Obama that the GOP primary race induces one cringe after another. I do not remember a contested race on either side which produced so many embarrassing candidates. Does anyone? Every … Continue reading

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Newt Gingrich should hire these guys

Occupy protesters heckle Newt Gingrich at Iowa event In an ornate room of the golden-domed Iowa Capitol building this morning, Newt Gingrich stepped before cameras to thank two state House speakers for their endorsements. Kraig Paulsen of Iowa and William … Continue reading

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“We need more; you have more”

Struggling to stay relevant: For months, they were the best of neighbors: the slapdash champions of economic equality, putting down stakes in an outdoor plaza, and the venerable Episcopal parish next door, whose munificence helped sustain the growing protest. But … Continue reading

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OWS & Crony Capitalists – A love story

Via small dead animals

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