Posts Tagged Occupy

Occupy protesters evicted from Zuccotti Park, judge issues order to Bloomberg

So this happened:

Hundreds of police officers in riot gear evicted dozens of Occupy Wall Street protesters early Tuesday from the park that has become the epicenter of the worldwide movement protesting corporate greed.

About 70 people were arrested, including some who chained themselves together, while officers cleared Zuccotti Park so that sanitation crews could clean it.

Police in riot gear filled the streets, car lights flashing and sirens blaring. Protesters, some of whom shouted angrily at police, began marching to two locations in Lower Manhattan where they planned to hold rallies.

Protesters at the two-month-old encampment were told they could come back after the cleaning, but under new tougher rules, including no tents, sleeping bags or tarps, ...

So this happened:

Hundreds of police officers in riot gear evicted dozens of Occupy Wall Street protesters early Tuesday from the park that has become the epicenter of the worldwide movement protesting corporate greed.

About 70 people ...

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Zerlina on why the race of Cain’s accuser can’t be ignored.

Apparently Mitt Romney has a high female support base. I guess they didn’t get the memo on his history of chastising ...