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    Re: 'Occupy' Promises 'Biggest Shut Down The City Of New York Has Ever Seen,' Blockad

    They will not succeed. No one can block the tunnels and bridges in NYC. Especially not the paltry numbers of people they have at their disposal. Seriously. One ticked off cab driver wading through them, and they will disperse. Cabbies in NYC don't even stop for folks at crosswalks, let alone people in the middle of the street, protesting.
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    Re: OWS plan on blocking New York Bridges, Tunnels, and Ferries on May 1st.

    Quote Originally Posted by Eighty Deuce View Post
    OWs are commies. Obama is a marxist, who fomented and embraced OWS. What do you need, honey on the bread crumbs ?

    Chrissakes stupid post.
    OWS are not commies...they are anarchists.

    Obama is not a marxist...he's a liberal.

    I noticed you didn't mention slavery.
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    Re: 'Occupy' Promises 'Biggest Shut Down The City Of New York Has Ever Seen,' Blockad

    Quote Originally Posted by Eighty Deuce View Post
    Hey. Wish I had thought of it. FWIW, such as the Tea Party is millenia closer to sanity and solutions than OWS.

    But "yeah". Wish I hadn't been in such a rush, and found your brevity first
    Those racist, gun toting, anarchist crazies?
    You know the time is right to take control, we gotta take offense against the status quo

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    Re: 'Occupy' Promises 'Biggest Shut Down The City Of New York Has Ever Seen,' Blockad

    I like this... They are for the 99%, but the ones they are going to hurting are the 99%...
    We the People of the United States,... provide for the common defence, promote the general Welfare....
    Where did it ever say, promote for the common defence, and provide the general Welfare..... Please don't mix up the two....

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    Re: 'Occupy' Promises 'Biggest Shut Down The City Of New York Has Ever Seen,' Blockad

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    Quote Originally Posted by JohnWOlin View Post
    What I find interesting is that the conservatives don't like oocupy Wall Street movement however many of the ideals that they represent are things that most conservatives want as well.
    And what do you think these common ideals might be?
    I think it takes balls to do what these folks are doing even if I don't agree with all the methods.
    Balls to do what specifically?

    The end result that OWS wants is achieved either way and that is to get people regardless of views to pay closer attention to how our economy operates.
    I doubt that any of the OWS people understand how an economy operates, and probably never will. If they would look after themselves and become contributing members of society the economy would probably start improving soon after.

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    Re: 'Occupy' Promises 'Biggest Shut Down The City Of New York Has Ever Seen,' Blockad

    Interesting take on today's supposed OWS activities.... sounds like it was a hyped up uber bust.

    By Kevin D. Williamson
    May 1, 2012 12:33 P.M.


    Talking with an NYPD officer in Union Square, I was able to confirm something I had suspected: NYPD’s main reaction to Occupy Whatever has been boredom. Same thing with the police dispatched to the city hall subway station this morning. “You know what this really means to us?” one cop said, a bemused grin spreading across his face. “Overtime.”

    Today has seen about two dozen protesters in front of the Bank of America building and news of a plan to blow up a bridge in Cleveland. Terrorizing the country’s poorest major city and loitering in front of a bank: Welcome to the revolution.
    What a May Day RIOT eh? You 99% sure know how to party!!
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    Re: 'Occupy' Promises 'Biggest Shut Down The City Of New York Has Ever Seen,' Blockad

    Quote Originally Posted by Ockham View Post
    Interesting take on today's supposed OWS activities.... sounds like it was a hyped up uber bust.



    What a May Day RIOT eh? You 99% sure know how to party!!
    OWS just never made itself a coherent movement. If there is a lesson on how not to drive a sociopolitical movement, it's OWS.
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    Re: OWS plan on blocking New York Bridges, Tunnels, and Ferries on May 1st.

    Quote Originally Posted by Eighty Deuce View Post
    OWs are commies.
    There are communists within the movement sure. But overall they are not "commies". Its like calilng the Tea Party a racist movement because there were some racist within the movement..

    Obama is a marxist,
    Dear god no! HAHAHAHAH This cracks me up! This **** again!

    who fomented and embraced OWS.
    Tell me how Obama started this movement again?

    What do you need, honey on the bread crumbs ?

    Chrissakes stupid post.
    Less ignorance is what we need from you on your part so we can actually take you seriously


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    Re: OWS plan on blocking New York Bridges, Tunnels, and Ferries on May 1st.

    Anyone post this yet?

    U.S. Attorney Dettelbach called this a violent terrorist plot, and said: “The defendants stand charged based not upon any words or beliefs they might espouse, but based upon their own plans and actions.”

    What’s troubling is that the government has had a heavy hand in creating the very plot it thwarted.

    And on top of that, the defendants, by the admission of the FBI, said repeatedly that they had no intention of harming anyone. At one point Baxter and Wright “stated they don’t want people to think they are terrorists.”

    This isn’t an isolated instance.

    The criminal complaint reads like the spitting image of the case of Eric McDavid, who was coaxed by an undercover FBI operative named “Anna.” In that case, like this one, the FBI supplied bomb making recipes, bomb making materials, and attempts to distill activist boasting and hyperbole into a coherent plan.

    McDavid did nothing, and was arrested on conspiracy charges, like these defendants have been. As readers of this site know, conspiracy charges are the fall-back for the government when there is not enough evidence to get anything else to “stick.”

    FBI Supplied the Anarchist “Terrorists” Arrested in May Day Plot
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    Re: OWS plan on blocking New York Bridges, Tunnels, and Ferries on May 1st.

    The People’s Bishop

    "Retired Episcopal Bishop George Packard was arrested in Vietnam Veterans Memorial Plaza in New York City last Tuesday night as he participated in the May 1 Occupy demonstrations. He and 15 other military veterans were taken into custody after they linked arms to hold the plaza against a police attempt to clear it. There were protesters behind them who, perhaps because of confusion, perhaps because of miscommunication or perhaps they were unwilling to risk arrest, melted into the urban landscape. But those in the thin line from Veterans for Peace, of which the bishop is a member, stood their ground. They were handcuffed, herded into a paddy wagon and taken to jail."

    ‘‘Occupy,” he went on, ‘‘is a political movement. Let’s not be naive. But it also has a moral core. We are in the midst of a reawakening of a spiritual anthropology. All of the groups that have risen up, across the globe, have this reawakening. Those who took to the streets in the Middle East were not simply unsettled. They were called together because they had a connection with each other. Many, many people have reached a point where the only option left is to place their bodies, their beings, in a location where they can finally have some say and some control over their own lives. As Carne Ross points out in his book ‘The Leaderless Revolution,’ people have lost their agency; they have lost control of their lives. The only control many have left is the control of their physical being. They place themselves in locations where they can demonstrate that they no longer support current systems of power. If you don’t have any money in our political system you not only have no say, you don’t have any dignity. And the only way left to reclaim our dignity is to occupy, to reinhabit the environments that have been taken away from us.”

    Chris Hedges: The People’s Bishop - Chris Hedges' Columns - Truthdig
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