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The #OccupyWallStreet crowd has shifted over to the heart of tourist New York (where no actual New Yorker has set foot.. probably ever) - Times Square. Follow the action live with this convenient live feed.


Watch live streaming video from occupynyc at livestream.com

 

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Sat, 10/15/2011 - 18:47 | 1777778 knukles
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Disenfranchisement.
Same as all the others, worldwide.

Sat, 10/15/2011 - 19:29 | 1777863 Zer0henge
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The American nazi Party has just endorsed OWS.  Message to NYPD:  fire at will.

Sat, 10/15/2011 - 19:59 | 1777917 Zer0henge
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Occupy Chicago joins Destroy Israel march

http://vladtepesblog.com/?p=39066

 

Is this what ZeroHedge likes?  You bet it is.

OCCUPY ZEROHEDGE!

Sat, 10/15/2011 - 20:15 | 1777944 nmewn
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They're developing quite a fan base...

http://www.cpusa.org/

Sat, 10/15/2011 - 20:24 | 1777965 Cheesy Bastard
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+1.  Useful idiots, each and every one.

Sat, 10/15/2011 - 20:29 | 1777980 diesheepledie
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It is a way to bring them all together. Don't we have a chemical weapons stockpile that is just sitting there gathering dust? What about those neutron bombs that leave all the buildings standing but fry the sheeple? We can get the Marxists, nazis, labor unions, smelly hippies, and garden variety socialists all in one operation.

Sat, 10/15/2011 - 22:10 | 1778142 i-dog
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Interesting ... seeing all the label brokers coming out at the top of the thread, foaming at the mouth ... rooting for their favourite gladiators in the biggest stage-managed circus ever! DieYouMotherFuckerDie!

The protests are valid, but ineffective. SECEDE NOW!!

Sun, 10/16/2011 - 01:55 | 1778180 Bananamerican
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lotta mouth breathing Brown Shirts showing up here these days....bankers? spooks? or just run of the mill dickheads?

Defending what?

"At one point the police pushed the barricades in toward the crowd, and the crowd pushed back. At another point two mounted officers moved their horses briefly into the throng."

i suppose their camels were being serviced....

Sun, 10/16/2011 - 10:36 | 1778685 dwdollar
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What I find interesting by these crowds is their diversity. They share no common goal or ideal. This makes them incredible difficult for infiltration by agent provocateurs, as any action or opinion is seen as a minority by the American public.

Even the armchair public relations agents are having a difficult time swaying internet opinion. If I was part of the system and had something to lose I'd be kind of worried right now.

Sun, 10/16/2011 - 11:09 | 1778734 disabledvet
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the PTB look like idiots not mingling with them don't they. It's really so easy if there's a little honesty and self-reflection: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TK5z9mwEJHQ&feature=player_detailpage of course if you don't show up just to say hi it says all the 99% needs to know what your deal is.

Sun, 10/16/2011 - 11:19 | 1778753 Mr Lennon Hendrix
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Occupy Tokyo.....

Wait, don't do that.

Radiation Hotspots Discovered in Tokyo By Citizens’ Group:

http://www.cnbc.com/id/44916328

Sun, 10/16/2011 - 13:12 | 1778923 rocker
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Wrong, their common goal is against Wall Street and the Greedy Banksters. That's why they went to the their houses too.  

 NYPD has now become the Thugs. Not the Peaceful protestors. 

What 'Mayoro Bloomberg' and the NYPD want is to turn the Occupy Wall Street Crowd protest into a Rome thing. 

Bloomberg and the NYPD thugs attacking innocent people walking down the street with Pepper spray and Whatever will do just that.

They are inciting the esculation of this whole thing. Occupy Wall Street.  I remember when the tea party got high jacked by the Neocons of America and they brought AK's, automatic rifles and hand guns off all types to these protest. Everybody said it was their right to do. Lets get this straight. Guns are O.K. but speech is not.

If on equal footing, these people would do the same, bring guns. The difference is they are not assholes. But with Bloomberg's and NYPD's attitude at this juncture of Civil Unrest towards the corrupt Banksters of Wall Street it can turn into Civil Disobedience. Which is what many are most likely hoping for.

NYPD has become a Thug Gang and they need to take ownership and responsibility for their wrongful actions towards peaceful citizens.

Responsibility starts at the top Mayoro Bloomberg. You told your white shirts to fuck over the crowds.

Sun, 10/16/2011 - 00:47 | 1778328 Executioner
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It is pathetic to see all this psyops posting at ZH!! What they plan to accomplish posting here? To convince oppressed people that their evil lords are not that bad? That a horde of people fighting for their futures cannot go through a few dozens of fat pigs?  hehe Are you afraid CIA punk?

THE PEOPLE are taking over. How about Occupy CIA?

You psyops agents are right to be afraid. You have not seen a thing yet. TRUTH AND FREEDOM

Sun, 10/16/2011 - 01:12 | 1778350 diesheepledie
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That's awesome that you think this way! :-)

Sun, 10/16/2011 - 04:19 | 1778450 Harlequin001
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and incredibly funny...

Sun, 10/16/2011 - 07:58 | 1778537 greenfire
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Same at Godlike Productions.  I've never seen so much vitriol and outright obvious trolling by those most heavily vested in the current system.  Tea Party haters wishing they had a real populist movement waking up on the wrong side of history. Embrace your masters in the banking/.gov cartel or die. Teh wealthy grace us with their presence and excess.  Meh.

Sun, 10/16/2011 - 08:25 | 1778560 Raging Debate
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I have family that lived in Russia during the final days of the Soviet Union. What you never heard about in media was what the enforcers wound up ultimately doing to reign in beaurocrats. If our situations are as similar as I think they are the pool of enforcers will begin to shrink in 2013.

This happens because a State is a model and the harsher the enforcement becomes, the inevitable arises where the enforcers families are so affected as to turn on their masters.

This effect is avoided in smaller, resource rich nations and smaller populations. These people trolling cant wait to see the violence. They are mentally ill and largely uneducated. When and if the violence starts they will change their tunes as they begin to see how such affects their own family.

Sun, 10/16/2011 - 08:27 | 1778564 Confused
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You think the sock puppets here are bad, you should hear the Mayor when he discusses OWS. 

http://www.nypost.com/p/news/local/bloomberg_occupy_wall_street_unfairly...

Billionaire mayor......says it all, doesn't it? 

Sun, 10/16/2011 - 09:13 | 1778602 PulauHantu29
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How dare OWS disturb the 'hard working Wall Street bankers'...lmao.

Don't hear too many Billionaires congratulating OWS on freedom of speech or expression......

Don't hear a squeak about the massive Wall Street Bank Bonuses...Billions in Lobbying...and so on...

There are at least two sides to every story..sad to see our MSM reporting only one side.

Sun, 10/16/2011 - 09:53 | 1778638 AldousHuxley
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OWS declaration.

 

They have taken our houses through an illegal foreclosure process, despite not having the original mortgage.

They have taken bailouts from taxpayers with impunity, and continue to give Executives exorbitant bonuses.

They have perpetuated inequality and discrimination in the workplace based on age, the color of one’s skin, sex, gender identity and sexual orientation.

They have poisoned the food supply through negligence, and undermined the farming system through monopolization.

They have continuously sought to strip employees of the right to negotiate for better pay and safer working conditions.

They have held students hostage with tens of thousands of dollars of debt on education, which is itself a human right.

They have consistently outsourced labor and used that outsourcing as leverage to cut workers’ healthcare and pay.

They have influenced the courts to achieve the same rights as people, with none of the culpability or responsibility.

They have spent millions of dollars on legal teams that look for ways to get them out of contracts in regards to health insurance.

They have sold our privacy as a commodity.

They have used the military and police force to prevent freedom of the press. They have deliberately declined to recall faulty products endangering lives in pursuit of profit.

They determine economic policy, despite the catastrophic failures their policies have produced and continue to produce.

They have donated large sums of money to politicians, who are responsible for regulating them.

They continue to block alternate forms of energy to keep us dependent on oil.

They continue to block generic forms of medicine that could save people’s lives or provide relief in order to protect investments that have already turned a substantial profit.

They have purposely covered up oil spills, accidents, faulty bookkeeping, and inactive ingredients in pursuit of profit.

They purposefully keep people misinformed and fearful through their control of the media.

They have accepted private contracts to murder prisoners even when presented with serious doubts about their guilt.

They have perpetuated colonialism at home and abroad. They have participated in the torture and murder of innocent civilians overseas.

They continue to create weapons of mass destruction in order to receive government contracts. *

To the people of the world,

We, the New York City General Assembly occupying Wall Street in Liberty Square, urge you to assert your power.

Sun, 10/16/2011 - 10:21 | 1778669 Hi Ho Silver
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Education is a human right?  And which education would that be?  The party time education or the indoctrination education?

Asking the "system" for "free" programming is ignorant.  Education only has a price to convince the swarms that it represents some value and is therefore to be desired by materialistic masses.

 

Knowledge acquisition is a personal responibility.

Sun, 10/16/2011 - 10:46 | 1778700 AldousHuxley
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it depends...it is a right if you think your entire ancestors' lifetime taxes should be going towards education instead of half of it going to wars. Also who said only educational loans cannot be discharged in bankruptcy? that' is subsidy to banksters who get to use government power to their own advantage. So some idiot can buy 4 homes with no money down then just walk away with only 7 years of credit damage but a college kid becomes an indentured servant when he educates himself to become a more productive member of society? Sure, there should be quality education but you can do that by controlling colleges and admission but by loans to 18year olds.

 

don't you get your k-12 "free"?  why only some education and not the other? why is only some knowledge acquisition a personal responsibility?

 

It is all about nation's priorities. government has plenty of money. Right now it is going to support neocon's objectives in eurasia for the already wealthy. And Kock brothers don't want college kids...they want ignorant soldiers who will die for oil. But worst of all, citizens brainwashed into thinking that they deserve less than a fair shot at happiness.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Sun, 10/16/2011 - 11:14 | 1778747 i-dog
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@Hi Ho Silver: Don't throw the baby out with the bath water! ... that's a pretty comprehensive list that covers nearly every grievance against the government and big corporations - of all sides of the political spectrum.

As with any compromise/consensus (including the US Constitution!), there will be things that each party to it will be unhappy with ... but, IF it gets any mainstream publicity by the presstitutes, it will strike a chord with the sheeple. That is a good thing.

FWIW, education of children IS a human right ... it's just that some of us think it is the responsibility of the parent to either provide it personally (by home schooling) or pay for it (by sub-contracting it to a school/teacher).

Sun, 10/16/2011 - 21:46 | 1780013 Hi Ho Silver
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I copied the list into Excel and examined each point individually on its merits.  I posted a comment on the one I disagree with.  No baby out with the bath water.  But a bunch of lazy students demanding free education (<== perception if not reality) compromises the integrity of the list.

For my views on child education see my reply to Ben Dover.

Mon, 10/17/2011 - 03:11 | 1780541 i-dog
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Thanks for the reply. I saw your comment below and understand [now] that we are on the same page there.

As for the others, I disagree with 4 out of the 21 points, but still think it is a good list that addresses many of my other concerns with government (since the corporations only do what government allows them to do -- either through legislation or negligence). I'd probably find more to disagree with on Ron Paul's ticket than 4 out of 21, given his vagueness on some issues.

Sun, 10/16/2011 - 14:18 | 1779010 Ben Dover
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Pretty much the whole list we call the "Bill of Rights" were not rights before they were seized. You get rights the moment you have the power to take them and keep so so long as you have the power to hold them.

But the rights idea aside, it is a really good idea to educate your people. You need a populace with a clue in order to keep pace with the rest of the world.

Sun, 10/16/2011 - 21:36 | 1779990 Hi Ho Silver
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The U.S. populous is pretty well educated.  They still don't have a clue.

Whether we are keeping pace with the rest of the world is a matter for debate.

Homeschool your children and teach them knowledge acquisition is a personal responsibility or suffer the consequences for ceding your parental responsibilities to the State.

Teach them how to think or the State will teach them what to think.

 

Sun, 10/16/2011 - 17:16 | 1779386 Ranger4564
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I completely agree with everything you wrote in that list.  Well said. 

Sun, 10/16/2011 - 19:38 | 1779667 V in PA
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The more Obama and the Democratic party endorse the OWS the more I am adverse to supporting them. If both political parties were against OWS, well.. maybe then I could take it more seriously and support it.

 

That is why I like the original TEA party (not the co-opted neo-con TEA partiers). The Dems hate them and the establishment Repubs are afraid of them. Which indicates they are on the right path.

Mon, 10/17/2011 - 02:00 | 1780495 matrix2012
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Yes, it sounds to be great...

OCCUPY the CIA, Pentagon, Capitol and White House and the banskters' dens in NYC will be great.

For the UK part, the "City of London" is a must.

After all the ultimate felons are J & J. One is the Holy See's most powerful gang, and to name the other one will be violating the anti-Semitic laws in many parts of the Western domains :D

Mon, 10/17/2011 - 05:01 | 1780589 i-dog
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the ultimate felons are J & J

And when the Js we can talk about (but nobody does) occupy the capital of the Js we can't talk about (but everybody does), I'll be shocked, I tell you, shocked!!

Sat, 10/15/2011 - 20:30 | 1777984 nmewn
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Paraphrasing Lenin of course.

Sat, 10/15/2011 - 22:51 | 1778193 dogbreath
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I think it was Stalin.

Sat, 10/15/2011 - 23:43 | 1778251 nmewn
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Distinction without a difference...I have complete confidence the final commisar victim will not care as to the source.

Sun, 10/16/2011 - 10:52 | 1778709 PulauHantu29
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Who is Lenin? Sorry, I went to public schools....

Sat, 10/15/2011 - 21:17 | 1778075 barkingbill
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fuck you pseudo libertarian fascist. 

Sat, 10/15/2011 - 21:19 | 1778079 barkingbill
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when the guilotines come, your head will be there too! baby!

Sat, 10/15/2011 - 21:53 | 1778119 Cheesy Bastard
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Speaking of my head, your mom usually gives it.   Baby!

Sat, 10/15/2011 - 23:41 | 1778248 Incubus
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best you can do?  What is this, some chatroom? GTFO.

Sun, 10/16/2011 - 08:09 | 1778548 Cheesy Bastard
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Wow. Useful and idiotic. 

Sun, 10/16/2011 - 11:17 | 1778751 Stevious
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Unlike the electric chair, the guillotine is green.

Sun, 10/16/2011 - 11:02 | 1778728 disabledvet
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not in my book. and since we're talking pretty much every City on the planet don't let the numbers fool ya. Then again...by all means do! Anywho...these folks understand that until you do something we're all just road kill. the good news is no one is talking to them directly (since what grievances could those little people possibly have!.) interestingly there appears to be an intelligence at work as well. An "occupation." Interesting. Another word for a "job."

Sun, 10/16/2011 - 07:56 | 1778535 AldousHuxley
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well probably most of communists and nazis are part of 99.9% rather than 0.1% and have the right to get pissed off.

 

American communist and nazis alike feel that "they got sold out while banks got bailed out" which is true. Tea party folks too agree on that so they should be marching out there as well, but somehow they focus more on gun, gods, and gays now. Politics makes strange bed fellows.

 

To their credit, they didn't crash the economy and is holding rest of us hostage.

 

only benefit are executive leadership of bailed out institutions who get to keep their power and the game going.

Sun, 10/16/2011 - 01:18 | 1778356 Livingstrong
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ZEROHEDGE is just reporting what MSM IS NOT, you idiot!  Why don´t you OCCUPY yourself doing something possitive instead of trolling here?!

Sun, 10/16/2011 - 11:29 | 1778771 Mr Lennon Hendrix
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Damn Trolls are like roaches.  Just when you think you have got rid of them they come out of the woodwork like banksters on an IPO.

Sun, 10/16/2011 - 04:38 | 1778464 Benjamin Glutton
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The ADL has been at OWS from the begining and says they see no signs of anti semitism.

 

Isn't the Nazi Party just the GOP playing dress up?

 

http://www.blogcdn.com/www.bvblackspin.com/media/2010/10/nazi424370x278.jpg

Sun, 10/16/2011 - 09:48 | 1778632 AldousHuxley
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Israel had massive protests prior to OWS. OWS has a lot of non-wall st Jews who are fed up and waking up to reality as well.

anti-semitism is not the issue when it comes to the real issue....wealth. the haves and have nots.

Sun, 10/16/2011 - 10:01 | 1778642 Ranger4564
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.  

Never mind.

Sat, 10/15/2011 - 20:19 | 1777950 Tater Salad
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NYPD must be giddy!  Nothing like shooting hippie scum in a punch bowel, so much better than tactical arms training on 3/4 inch plywood dummies...let it rip!

 

Sun, 10/16/2011 - 00:31 | 1778307 Dapper Dan
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Most, but not all the posters here that received more than 10 red arrow junks showed up here 30 weeks ago. 

Strange days indeed!

Sun, 10/16/2011 - 00:42 | 1778321 i-dog
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Cass Sunstein must have had another recruiting drive back then.

Sun, 10/16/2011 - 01:45 | 1778372 diesheepledie
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And the rest just hate smelly hippies.

Sun, 10/16/2011 - 11:41 | 1778783 Mr Lennon Hendrix
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"Last of the Hippies" would make a great documentary. 

I would like to find one of these so called "hippies" not driving an Outback and also protesting Obama's wars.  The hippie movement went south fast after they bought into Reagan's American Dream, all while talking bad about the Actor President. 

The hippies did one thing, they protested the War, but after the war ended they gave up and bought big houses, nice cars, and became liberal Democrats, who, obsessed with the "Greater Good", adopted socialism and communism, instead of practicing real fair trade.

There are no more hippies, and maybe there never were.   I am reminded that George Harrison went to Berkeley to meet up on Haight/Ashbury, but promptly left because the "hippies" were drugged out idiots.

Maybe hippies are more like fairies; they live in story and fables, and were more a creation of myth than one of reality.

Sun, 10/16/2011 - 11:20 | 1778756 Stevious
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And to be rewarded by JP Morgan Chase to do it.... (4.6 million) see:

http://www.disinfo.com/2011/10/jp-morgan-chase-donates-4-6-million-to-ny...

Sun, 10/16/2011 - 15:49 | 1779220 topshelfstuff
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Just in case this info hasn't been posted, the JPMorgan "donation" goes much deeper, till now unknown zn "Official" program. This link will give you a starting point:


http://www.counterpunch.org/2011/10/10/financial-giants-put-new-york-city-cops-on-their-payroll/

Who Do the White Shirt Police Report to at Occupy Wall Street Protests?

 
Financial Giants Put New York City Cops On Their Payroll


Corporate media are reporting that these white shirts are police supervisors as opposed to rank and file.  Recently discovered documents suggest something else may be at work.



If you’re a Wall Street behemoth, there are endless opportunities to privatize profits and socialize losses beyond collecting trillions of dollars in bailouts from taxpayers.  One of the ingenious methods that has remained below the public’s radar was started by the Rudy Giuliani administration in New York City in 1998.  It’s called the Paid Detail Unit and it allows the New York Stock Exchange and Wall Street corporations, including those repeatedly charged with crimes, to order up a flank of New York’s finest with the ease of dialing the deli for a pastrami on rye.

 


The corporations pay an average of $37 an hour (no medical, no pension benefit, no overtime pay) for a member of the NYPD, with gun, handcuffs and the ability to arrest


The officer is indemnified by the taxpayer, not the corporation.


New York City gets a 10 percent administrative fee on top of the $37 per hour paid to the police.

 

Sun, 10/16/2011 - 20:25 | 1779766 Hephasteus
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I had wondered what those guys were. And I knew they were lying. When reggie interviewed one. I knew the guy was lyng to him too.

Sat, 10/15/2011 - 22:11 | 1778143 Long-John-Silver
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The Nazis thought of themselves as the master race and would consider these Flea infested basement dwelling stink bugs sub humans. I'm sure they would round them up and ship them off to the gas chambers and ovens for disposal.

Sun, 10/16/2011 - 04:23 | 1778452 Harlequin001
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at one time they might all have been... gladiators!

or at least fed to a lion anyway...

Sun, 10/16/2011 - 11:21 | 1778758 Stevious
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Sorrry, not the day of today...  send out the drones!

Sun, 10/16/2011 - 03:16 | 1778415 Barbar
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weren't you the wizard of oz that lives in a wonderworld where palestine is not occupied by israel? it makes perfect sense now. zh can delete this comment as well since it contains comments about israel that cnn would not find pleasant.

first they ignore you, then they ridicule you, then they fight you, then you win.  mahatma gandhi.

Sun, 10/16/2011 - 04:24 | 1778454 Harlequin001
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and then you die...

Sun, 10/16/2011 - 12:58 | 1778898 rocker
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 NYPD has now become the Thugs. Not the Peaceful protestors.  What 'Mayoro Bloomberg', the NYPD and people like yourself, (ZerOhenge), is that you all want to turn the Occupy Wall Street Crowd protest into a Rome thing. 

With your attitude and the NYPD thugs attacking innocent people walking down the street with Pepper spray and Whatever will do just that.

You are inciting the esculation of this whole thing. Occupy Wall Street.  I remember when the tea party got high jacked by the Neocons of America and they brought AK's, automatic rifles and hand guns off all types to these protest.

If on equal footing, these people would do the same. The difference is they are not assholes like you. But with your's, Bloomberg's and NYPD's attitude at this juncture of Civil Unrest towards the corrupt Banksters of Wall Street it can turn into Civil Disobedience. Which is what you are most likely hoping for.

NYPD has become a Thug Gang and they need to take ownership for their wrongful actions towards peaceful citizens. The very ones they should be protecting. Bloomberg would be smart to express disapproval of the Bankster's Cartel. But he needs their campaign money.

I say piss on Bloomberg and the NYPD for their actions. They surely blew the respect of honor out their spray bombs. 

Sat, 10/15/2011 - 19:58 | 1777914 NumNutt
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Damn, there is like 15 photographers for every one protester.

Sat, 10/15/2011 - 20:12 | 1777939 sitenine
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Contrary to popular belief, this time, the revolution WILL be televised!

Sat, 10/15/2011 - 21:20 | 1778084 CompassionateFascist
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Which tells us us it is largely astroturf. The real Revolution? Not so much...the air will be thick with bullets, and heavier ordnance as well. "Oh look! A Predator!" (film ends suddenly....) 

Sat, 10/15/2011 - 22:15 | 1778148 Long-John-Silver
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"Oh look! A Predator!" (film ends suddenly....)  

 

You never see the Predator or the missile that just killed you.

Sun, 10/16/2011 - 00:30 | 1778304 OldTrooper
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Is this a revolution?  I've seen rowdier groups of old ladies on bingo night.  Pathetic.

Sat, 10/15/2011 - 20:23 | 1777960 Buckaroo Banzai
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Huh? Are you saying that the liberal media is aggressively tring to promote the OWS movement?

Hmmmm...

Sat, 10/15/2011 - 20:38 | 1778001 New_Meat
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Well, that and their captive PR firms.  DAPA Research in Boston with "Jason Potteiger" as the lead pied piper.

Any one have the names of the other captive PR firms in the various cities?

I've got New York firm around here somewhere.

Be interesting to know.

- Ned

Sun, 10/16/2011 - 08:06 | 1778539 AldousHuxley
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fox news is promoting OWS too....perhaps inadvertently with internet polls where truth is allowed to happen. Idiots.

http://www.observer.com/files/2011/10/foxnews1.jpg

 

maybe except ex CNBC fuckface Erin Burnett (CFR, goldman sachs alum) who wants to trash OWS since she is married to Shitty bank bankster.

 

http://www.baltimoresun.com/entertainment/tv/z-on-tv-blog/bal-cnn-erin-b...

I'll write more about Burnett if readers want me to, but let me focus for now on the larger problem with her -- and the trip to Occupy Wall Street is only a symptom of it. At a time when many people come to cable news looking for someone they can trust to help lead them out of the economic nightmare this country has plunged them into, she comes across as self-satisfied, smug, priviledged and feeling not one whit of their pain. In fact, she's there to mock them and sarcastically say, "seriously!?" -- as she did of the protesters.

Burnett's problem runs much deeper from what I have seen -- it runs straight through to the persona, if not the person herself.

It seems as if she doesn't get journalism, and she sure doesn't get America, at least not the one I live in --  seriously.

Sun, 10/16/2011 - 18:56 | 1779580 goldfreak
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Erin is a low hoe

Sat, 10/15/2011 - 21:17 | 1778076 CompassionateFascist
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It's looking more and more like a typical NYC block party. Just bigger. What fun.

Sat, 10/15/2011 - 18:48 | 1777782 Forgiven
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When they start throwing rocks, I'll watch.

Sat, 10/15/2011 - 18:52 | 1777792 Seasmoke
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directly into the BOA sign

Sat, 10/15/2011 - 19:51 | 1777901 sitenine
Sat, 10/15/2011 - 20:22 | 1777956 Forgiven
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Wrong.  I'd enjoy the crowd throwing the punches, not the fat ass pigs of NYPD.  Such hero behavior - sucker punching someone standing in the street.

 

It's their damn right to stand there in peaceful assembly.

 

In the meantime, wake me when the crowd starts throwing rocks and molotovs.

Sat, 10/15/2011 - 20:28 | 1777975 sitenine
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My bad.  I mistakenly got the impression you were into the whole violence thing.  I stand 100% corrected, and my respect for you is untarnished.  Cheers :)

Sun, 10/16/2011 - 02:38 | 1778403 Element
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The more the police make themselves an obvious enemy of the ordinary protesting person, the more the protest will ramp in scale. They have already lost.

Even a massive false-flag operation would fail at this point, because too many people are aware of that old trick.

Sun, 10/16/2011 - 17:22 | 1778658 Ranger4564
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But there are still a lot of cowards unwilling to face the truth... look around. False flag or not, the protest must still grow before it reaches the tipping point you refer to... simply because there are too many opponents who would side with the police against the protesters, simply because they oppose the protesters for some unknown reason. Or maybe i just need to get out of ZH and get some fresh air.

 

Off to a meeting at OWS.

Sat, 10/15/2011 - 20:27 | 1777972 Adrenaline_Jockee
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If food didn't cost so much, they'd throw heads of lettuce like in Rome. lol

Sun, 10/16/2011 - 00:08 | 1778282 Incubus
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yeah... tossing salad.  I'm sure they do that a lot over there.

Sun, 10/16/2011 - 01:38 | 1778366 dolly madison
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LOL, good one, worthy of more than just a click on an up arrow!

Mon, 10/17/2011 - 13:19 | 1782033 matrix2012
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I'll recommend milder acts of resistance which is much less harmful such as throwing rotten eggs (or anything else which has a really smelly odor), some animal/human's fxxces may serve the purpose as well :) let the fatty pigs of NYPD get a real taste

Sun, 10/16/2011 - 00:02 | 1778276 Incubus
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rocks are for bitches and middle easterners: real rioters throw molotovs.

They need to get the pig BBQ going.

Sun, 10/16/2011 - 02:41 | 1778406 Element
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Hey, wake up, TPTB desperately WANT a strenuous confrontation with the "Authorities".

You want to play into their hands ... whilst they thus shift the focus away from ... T H E M ... again ... and again ...?

Sun, 10/16/2011 - 08:38 | 1778572 Bobbyrib
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I thought the same thing, TPTB would rush to make more authoritarian rules for our society.

Sat, 10/15/2011 - 18:50 | 1777785 Ghordius
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Good job, boys & girls, go on
Don't provoke the NYPD

Sat, 10/15/2011 - 18:52 | 1777791 X.inf.capt
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like that will keep these kids safe...

the nypd dont need provoking...

Sat, 10/15/2011 - 18:54 | 1777793 Ghordius
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They have to.
It's called adaptation.

Sat, 10/15/2011 - 18:56 | 1777797 X.inf.capt
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Sun, 10/16/2011 - 08:52 | 1778584 Raging Debate
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Non-violent reform means the society takes the first punches. It is not yet time to consider other options.

Sat, 10/15/2011 - 19:55 | 1777904 mfoste1
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those fatasses couldnt run a 1/2 mile before collapsing.....

Sun, 10/16/2011 - 08:32 | 1778559 Ranger4564
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That's why they bring the plastic nets and metal barricades, and order reinforcements upstream of where the crowd is moving... so they don't have to run.  It is an interesting strategy to use rapid mobility to evade police capture, but you really can't move fast enough, because they bring reinforcements to your destination before you get there.  I'm wondering what the threshold is for when the protesters outnumber the police by number and locations, so that the police absolutely can't control the crowd.  That's when we migtht see national guard, Xe soldiers, or even UN peace keepers or Nato troops.

 

The oligarchs have spent a lot of time and money planning for the overthrow of the world's governments / financial system... they will not be dissuaded by a bunch of "kids" crying foul play.  The crowd needs to become much bigger and global, so the oligarchs do not have any choice... their soldiers will be outnumbered just like the example I gave of the police.  That's why 15O was such a significant moment.  The people have crossed the threshold and the assault is in the "belly of the beast"... last place where high finance is running amok but unchecked... now we have our check, the people protesting.  Of course, the people who believe that Wall Street is the main culprit are drunk... but the other protesters have been battling in their own "bellies", their own finanical enemies abroad, so this is a global war against finance... finance started it, we'll end it. 

 

We, the people, cannot allow the oligarchs or finance to find a safe haven, anywhere on Eearth.  They want to kill us, starve us, punish us, imprison us, enslave us... fuck that.  We the fat asses of the world, who are waiting for someone else to fix our fucking problems, need to get off our fat asses and do something... get out there and protest, show that you object to the way the financial industries have been taking advantage of us.  We cannot win without you.  Get it?  OTOH, if you don't come out and play with us, then we will continue to try and likely attempt violence as a last desperate attempt before we lose. So this really is very important, don' watch, get out there and join the protesters.  This is not about socialism or fascism or capitalism.  This is trying to stop sociopaths who have gone berzerk, before they kill any more people.

Sun, 10/16/2011 - 11:29 | 1778772 Stevious
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The video of the thug cop who pepper sprayed the woman protestor in a former protests show quite clearly that provocation is not necessary.

JP Morgan Chase wants a return on their $24 million donation, and they shall have it...

Sat, 10/15/2011 - 18:50 | 1777786 X.inf.capt
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cool, i just made some popcorn...

 

Sat, 10/15/2011 - 18:55 | 1777795 N57Mike
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stinking humanity....

Sat, 10/15/2011 - 19:47 | 1777895 Cabreado
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Only a small part of it stinks, Mike.

Sat, 10/15/2011 - 23:00 | 1778205 philipat
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Let them eat cake?

Sun, 10/16/2011 - 11:18 | 1778752 mfoste1
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no let them eat ipad2s

Sat, 10/15/2011 - 18:59 | 1777804 czarangelus
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I'm posting from Occupy Santa Cruz. It's a mostly good crowd. We went around protesting WFC, BAC... Slogans like "move your money to a local bank" and "the bailout is bullshit" and "banks go bailed out we got sold out. " Some End the Fed too. It's not all hippy ignorance, there's a real disgust with the injustice of transferring money from the poorest to save the megabanks.

Sat, 10/15/2011 - 19:01 | 1777810 czarangelus
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Some guys won't get out of the fucking street, and i think that's bullshit. Theres quite enough room. Go storm a bank lobby or something but that just inconveniences rgular folks

Sat, 10/15/2011 - 19:57 | 1777910 Cabreado
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So you're saying there's a real disgust, which is good as long as it doesn't inconvenience "regular folks?"

Sun, 10/16/2011 - 11:48 | 1778793 Mr Lennon Hendrix
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Yeah, fuck that.  I don't want someone telling me "Eat cake or die" when I want to live free, because they can't make it to their yoga class on time.

Occupy everywhere

Sat, 10/15/2011 - 21:37 | 1778105 Jeff Lebowski
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This whole crisis since 2008 has been a fucking inconvenience for regular folks such as myself. At least they are doing something.

Sat, 10/15/2011 - 22:07 | 1778138 Id fight Gandhi
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Regular folks have no idea how fucked they are.

No concept of the debt and the money stolen from them.

Say ain't there a football game on?

Sun, 10/16/2011 - 08:49 | 1778581 Bobbyrib
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Just wait until the debt bomb explodes and they outlaw gold ownership again..

Sun, 10/16/2011 - 11:53 | 1778803 Mr Lennon Hendrix
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I don't mind them.  They can be inconvenienced.  Let them miss the first quarter.

The people I do mind are the people still supporting Obama, Bernanke, and Geithner.  We should round them up, put them in stocks, and force them to read ZH until they either cry or learn the truth.

Sun, 10/16/2011 - 12:10 | 1778823 RSloane
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I dunno. How many of the OWS people do you think will vote for Obama? And with Obama comes Bernanke and Geithner. I think we're about to have more of the same.

Sun, 10/16/2011 - 10:42 | 1778694 greenfire
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Oh my stars, not inconvenienced. A lot of folks families and pensions have been 'inconvenienced.' As that hated dirty smelly hippie character from Star Wars would say:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Qx15jQliS1Y

Sat, 10/15/2011 - 19:02 | 1777814 nmewn
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Just as long as they don't Occupy Santa Claus I'm cool with it ;-)

Sat, 10/15/2011 - 19:52 | 1777903 CrockettAlmanac.com
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Santa Claus is part of the problem. These days he's going by the name "Uncle Warren."

Sat, 10/15/2011 - 20:11 | 1777938 nmewn
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lol...I thought it was Uncle Sam all along...silly me ;-)

Sat, 10/15/2011 - 22:39 | 1778178 TheFourthStooge-ing
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The Grinch is part of the problem. These days he's going by the name "Uncle Warren."

Fixed it for you.

 

Sat, 10/15/2011 - 21:29 | 1778096 chindit13
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In humor, timing is everything. Your post fell two slots too low.

Sat, 10/15/2011 - 22:35 | 1778171 nmewn
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Just as long as someone got it.

I always try to put the ;-) on it too...it pisses a couple of them off...they really have no sense of humor.

Sun, 10/16/2011 - 09:14 | 1778605 chinaguy
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The sheer amount of trolling on this topic is VERY encouraging.

Sun, 10/16/2011 - 10:36 | 1778683 greenfire
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+1

Sat, 10/15/2011 - 19:04 | 1777819 X.inf.capt
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you be careful out there, czar....

+1

Sat, 10/15/2011 - 20:31 | 1777985 Buckaroo Banzai
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So you are saying that if you scrape off the hippie idiocy, it's basically the Tea Party message?

Wow that's weird. For some reason, the media mocked and ignored the tea party, yet now they are covering OWS 24/7?

So...logic dicttates that the media couldn't care less about the tea party part of the message (end the fed, stop the bailouts), but they don't mind the hippie idiocy part...in fact we must conclude that is the part they are trying to promote.

Hmmm.

Sat, 10/15/2011 - 20:43 | 1778006 nmewn
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Well, ya gotta admit...OWS is more colorful in a yellow journalism sense.

I mean you got a protester throwing "liquid" around and then turning up on YouTube saying he's HIV positive...hey, thats entertainment!!!

Sun, 10/16/2011 - 01:43 | 1778370 dolly madison
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The media is trying to spin it to the left.  The media likes the machine, doesn't want it to break.  But, when you treat the little guy too bad it does break, so they are for liberalism in an effort to keep it from breaking, or something like that.

Sun, 10/16/2011 - 09:16 | 1778606 chinaguy
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dbl

Sun, 10/16/2011 - 09:16 | 1778607 chinaguy
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This has been going on for three months already. MSM only started covering them in the past couple of weeks.

Sun, 10/16/2011 - 11:55 | 1778804 Mr Lennon Hendrix
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If Kitty Harriman were alive, she would be having a bake sale in Zuccotti Park.

Sun, 10/16/2011 - 12:13 | 1778826 greenfire
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Incorrect.  Fail.  The corporate-controlled media fell all over themselvers early in the Tea Party 'movement.'

http://fivethirtyeight.blogs.nytimes.com/2011/10/07/police-clashes-spur-coverage-of-wall-street-protests/

Eventually, the MSM had to back off coverage of the Tea Party, when the gun-toting "morans" started spewing obviously racist garbage, and making fools of themselves on camera. Of course to counter the finding above and cofuse the issue, the conservative mouthpiece, Media Research Center, has released a recent report showing gretaer coverage of OWS.  Well, duh, it is and will be covered more because it is and will remain a far more significant political force that the Tea Party, which apparently thinks operating within the current system of fraud and corruption will do just fine.

From the Media Research Center's own website:

On October 1, 1987, a group of young determined conservatives set out to not only prove — through sound scientific research — that liberal bias in the media does exist and undermines traditional American values, but also to neutralize its impact on the American political scene. What they launched that fall is the now acclaimed — Media Research Center (MRC).

I'm sure the folks at MRC don't exhibit any confirmation bias of their own and don't take Goldman Sachs money.  When I do a few Google searches now, I see this rport quoted all over the place, now, by the corporate shills.  Since conservatives are so well known for belief in scientific findings, I don't know why I should be suspicious.

Sun, 10/16/2011 - 11:32 | 1778776 Stevious
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So interesting... "move your money out to a local bank"

I went to my local bank, to get a loan, to pay off and get out of BAC, no loan for me, though BAC is quite happy to extend me another $10,000.

Therein lies much of the problems....

WFC, BAC, JP Morgan Chase, they own this country.

Sat, 10/15/2011 - 19:02 | 1777815 Greenlight
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I don't know if this has been posted. It happened today.  Is CitiBank arresting people?  http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TH3kiaJ1-c8&feature=colike

Sat, 10/15/2011 - 19:11 | 1777828 AmericanFUPAcabra
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Daaaamn. Rediculous. Erryone help this get viral. Posting it on lamebook

Sat, 10/15/2011 - 19:17 | 1777836 Ecoman11
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Already is. Tyler should get a post up.

Sat, 10/15/2011 - 19:52 | 1777878 AmericanFUPAcabra
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(oops)

Sat, 10/15/2011 - 19:32 | 1777867 chunga
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It wouldn't surprise me if Citibank has offered to settle that deal already. That's gonna cost them.

Sun, 10/16/2011 - 10:32 | 1778680 Das Capitalist
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Agreed.  This is horible PR for them.

Sat, 10/15/2011 - 19:34 | 1777872 Seasmoke
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that girl with the bank statement, is going to need a bank, to put all her money she receives in a lawsuit........notice the fucker in the plainclothes, probably infiltrated the bank run group and then had her arrested for being inside

 

that Indian in charge , is going have a tough time explaining this one

Sat, 10/15/2011 - 19:43 | 1777883 knukles
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To comfort all dees peoples I was just offering dem curry slurpees!

Sat, 10/15/2011 - 20:13 | 1777940 nmewn
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"You know, you can't go into a convience store around here..."...oh never mind.

Sat, 10/15/2011 - 20:36 | 1777994 Cheesy Bastard
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Paraphrasing Biden of course.

Sat, 10/15/2011 - 20:44 | 1778009 nmewn
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lol...touche'.

Sat, 10/15/2011 - 20:51 | 1778026 Cheesy Bastard
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:)

Sat, 10/15/2011 - 20:30 | 1777982 Tater Salad
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good stuff.  Glad the plain clothes dude made her his bitch, literally, she whinned like the libtard she is.  I'd kick the tar baby's teeth in too, just for good fun!

Sun, 10/16/2011 - 08:02 | 1778542 Plumplechook
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Tater - defending his bankster buddies to the last.  What's Jamie Dimon paying you - you cunt?

Sun, 10/16/2011 - 18:37 | 1779530 Dave Thomas
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I mean if some guy dressed like Andy Cap starts lifting you up by the armpits don'tcha like want to even resist?

 

Sun, 10/16/2011 - 19:00 | 1779588 goldfreak
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unless Citibank produces a video showing the demonstrators being disruptive, it is the goon who is going to be the chik's bitch when she sues NYPD for 50 million

Sat, 10/15/2011 - 19:59 | 1777915 CrockettAlmanac.com
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They shouldn't ought to have done that.

Sun, 10/16/2011 - 08:47 | 1778578 Ranger4564
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The guy in the sweats was likely an undercover cop, out of uniform.  If Citi called the police because 25 people wanted to close their bank accounts, then they deserve to burn for a lon long time... let Pandit come down to Liberty Plaza, we'll arrest him.  Fuckers.

Sun, 10/16/2011 - 11:42 | 1778786 Stevious
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It's called kidnapping actually.  Terrrible clip to watch, all that is missing is the black armbands with small red swastikas.

Sat, 10/15/2011 - 19:10 | 1777817 Saxxon
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I was wandering in Oakland last night, my first hashish wave coming on; and found myself at the border of a 200-person march.  A motley assortment, not out of the ordinary for these parts - but including curiously at the center a number of muslims in caps\head covering.  The women marching behind.

This morning the local papers reported it but failed to mention Muslims, still less the fact that. by the time the march reached the Civic plaza (and I with them, more or less) the chanting had been taken over by the muslims:

"God's Peace!"

"God's Peace!"

"God's Peace!"

What interested me most was the police - they outnumbered the marchers at least 2 to 1 and were armed to the teeth.

When I came walking up 11th out of West Oakland they were blocking traffic parallel to the march - staying one block ahead, a rather sophisticated manuevre.

These guys were loaded for bear - all the gear, cars marked and unmarked, civvies on the streets.  I have no doubt they were a Fed-fortified force.  Several choppers in the air.

All for 200 ragtag tattooed teenagers?  I think not.  I think it was the Muslims that scared TPTB.  I crossed several lines and finally made it to the BART and swung out of that hornet's nest.  Completed my high with a 10k run in the twilight.

Here's a question - why did the Oakland Police Dept. let the guys run wild in the aftermath of the BART shooting verdict, wreaking vandalism all up & down Telegraph Ave. - but take such pains to bottle this benign march up with the help of FED riot police?

 

Sat, 10/15/2011 - 19:45 | 1777889 Wakanda
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They were under orders to allow the BART shooting protesters to blow off some steam.  This is a direct challenge to TPTB and the message is being sent that the OWSers are poking at a hornets nest. 

A lot of $$ has gone into militarizing local cops since 9/11/01.  They are showing off their new toys.

2 days until Black Monday II

Sat, 10/15/2011 - 20:33 | 1777989 Tater Salad
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"Black Monday"...sweet, that's when shit's really cheap at the stores right?

 

Sat, 10/15/2011 - 22:25 | 1778160 Id fight Gandhi
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Obama monday

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