A terrible case of the 1% oppressing the 99% took place yesterday as the US navy seized a fishing boat from Somali pirates the "occupy the oceans team". According to the Navy, a helicopter from the Kidd spotted a suspect pirate boat alongside the Iranian vessel. At the same time, the Kidd received a distress … Continue reading More oppression of the 99% by the 1% at sea!
There was a story a few days ago that caught me eye: The Occupy protesters who call themselves the 99% because they’ve been victimized by those evil 1% corporatist banker types, are now sitting comfortably in their warm homes as they recruit the homeless, people without warm homes, to keep the protests going in Indianapolis. … Continue reading Homeless there are Homeless in Obama’s America?
The deadline for Occupy LA is hours away and according to the AP it appears that the formerly coddled occupods of LA don't plan on going quietly: With hours left before the Monday at 12:01 a.m. deadline the mayor and the police chief gave for Occupy LA, very few of the occupiers were packing, and … Continue reading Occupy LA: It’s beginning to look a lot like Bloomberg
...Then it's #occupyfail all the way: Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa ordered the shutdown of the Occupy L.A. encampment on City Hall grounds at 12:01 a.m. Monday, saying officials can no longer “maintain the public safety of a long-term encampment,” according to a statement issued Friday. But but I thought Villaraigosa LOVED the occupy movement... … Continue reading If the Occupods have lost LA and Villaraigosa…
With the reverses in popularity the occupy movement has suffered lately, I'm sure they are happy to see this story of the average consumer moving away from big banks to a different kind of "cash" card: Linda Black, the first person I walk up to, is happy to show off her blue plastic. Like others, … Continue reading The occupy movement finds its Dream Company
Stacy McCain notes the large gender gap in the occupod movement and comes up with a simple explanation (emphasis mine): There are probably women who aren’t bothered much by poor hygiene, and there may be women who aren’t bothered by a lack of toilet and bathing facilities. But I think you’ll have a hard time … Continue reading MSNBC answers Stacy McCain’s question about women
brought to you by Castro and company via Babalu Blog: November 14 – Eastern Cuba (city of Contramaestre) - A protest in the streets took place where the Universal Declaration of Human Rights was distributed and activists of UMPACU ( Union Patriotica Cubana), among them JORGE CERVANTES, who cried out “Long Live Human Rights” were … Continue reading For those who think the occupods are being oppressed, here is the real thing…
Democrats had so much hope for the Occupy movement, they were sure they could create their own version of the tea party in time for the 2012 elections Alas, unlike the tea party that actually attracted previously unengaged voters to their cause, the Occupy movement's core of professional activists found themselves only able to swell … Continue reading Morning Joe’s Mika Brzezinski, and the media in the plastic bubble
...that it's now ok to laugh at the occupods The Daily Show with Jon StewartGet More: Daily Show Full Episodes,Political Humor & Satire Blog,The Daily Show on Facebook The occupods draw from a fair amount of college students who both think it is hip and frankly believe it will increase their chances of scoring. If … Continue reading John Stewart learns from the Blogcon 11 crowd…
Here is the story, note they put the "occupy" connection in the last sentence of the 13th paragraph of 14. Here is the spin from politico.Check out the comments at politico rationalizing it it's very funny, but not as funny as Ace's post: A guy shoots at the White House, and guess what? He's with … Continue reading UPDATE Occupy SD has moment of silence for shooter…ABC reports on Occupy Connection to shooter at Whitehouse Nicole Gennette hardest hit
This morning I caught this ad from Crossroads GPS: How about that, an ad linking Former Obama Administration official Elizabeth Warren to the Occupods, I wonder who saw that coming October 15th 2011: I have a funny feeling that an elephant or two, maybe one say running for re-election for the US senate in Massachusetts … Continue reading The first “Occupy” ad airs in Massachusetts Senate Race
Do you know why Jeffrey Sachs rather than submitting this to Blogcon 11 , sent it to the NYT for publication and will likely appear on Morning Joe tomorrow to discuss it? Because if Mr. Sachs tried to say something like this to us in Denver... The young people in Zuccotti Park and more than … Continue reading A fantasy only the NYT and Morning Joe could fall for
The Oakland Police have put out an open letter to the Occupy movement in their city: Last night’s murder, right in the epicenter of Occupy Oakland, is unacceptable. So is the violence being promoted by “renegade” protesters who are lighting firebombs, destroying property and attacking police. What is even more tragic is that homicides are … Continue reading Oakland Police’s letter to Occupy Oakland and some thoughts
Some of the occupy movement once there were removed from the Hotel were willing to talk. So I interviewed Jason I of course gave Jason my word that the video would not be edited, so anyone from the occupy movement, check with him to see it is what I said it was.
...but are significant. Item: Herman Cain not only still leads in the polls but Newt Gingrich has tied Romney Cain is still on top, and more than sixty percent of primary voters are saying the sexual harassment stories aren’t impacting their decision. It looks like the accusations are not having an effect on the polls, … Continue reading A few things you might be missing if you are at Blogcon…