Video of Denver Police shooting mace and pepper balls at Occupy Denver protesters.
Video of Denver Police, pushing back the protesters with batons.
Occupy Wall Street has a library called ‘Occupy Wall Street Library, The People’s Library at Liberty Plaza. It has some interesting posts on how people are contributing and distributing books.
Sgt. Shamar Thomas brought some of his Marine buddies, to help protect the Occupy Wall Street protesters, while marching in solidarity to what happened in Oakland.
Part of Frank Ogawa Park in partially reopened, and the protestors are returning. View the slide show at the Oakland Tribune.
Hunter Walker of the New York Observer, gives an eye witness account of the tear gassing, and other stuff the Oakland Police were doing to the protesters.
Yesterday may have been the most violent in the six week history of the Occupy Wall Street movement as police and protesters repeatedly clashed in Oakland, California with
cops using gas, flashbangs, and rubber bullets to disperse crowds The Observer was on hand to taste the tear gas.
Our evening began with frantic emails from our editor about Tweets describing concussion grenades and thousands of people in the streets at Occupy Oakland. We rushed through our dim sum, deputized our dinner companion to assist us in our mission and headed out. Read more…
These are some of the videos of the Oakland Police using tear gas and flash grenades on peaceful Occupy Oakland protesters. In the third video, at the 1:49 mark, it shows a cop throwing a bean bag grenade, at the protestors trying to help an injured person on the ground.
Conservative blogger Evan Coyne Maloney, who does work for the Koch Brothers, was at Occupy Wall Street, giving out bongs and Che Guevara rolling papers. Crooks and Liars has the six minute video of engaging with the people, and some of them caught on to him right away.
Now Rick Perry is on the ‘Birther’ band wagon. After he meeting with Donald Trump, he thinks its good to keep the birther crap going. Just what the hell is wrong with these guys?
Texas Gov. Rick Perry said the birther issue was worth “keeping alive” in a CNBC interview Tuesday morning (10-25-11). It’s a good issue to keep alive. It’s fun to poke at him,” said Perry according to host John Harwood. Harwood interviewed Perry about his flat tax proposal that he is unveiling Tuesday, which sets an across-the-board twenty percent rate on individuals and corporations with some deductions. Read more…
Harvard Professor Elizabeth Warren, was a registered Republican, but changed to the Democratic Party.
Harvard Law Professor Elizabeth Warren, who is running for the U.S. Senate in Massachusetts as a Democrat, revealed that she was a Republican until the 1980s, and she came out in strong support of the Occupy Wall Street protests in an interview The Daily Beast published Tuesday. Read more here…
The right-wingers got their wish. It was only a matter of time, violence was going to strike at any one of the #Occupy movements. It happened early Sunday morning in Portland, Maine. The device was a chemical bomb thrown from a car, that supposedly was circling around the protesters camp. One of the protesters said it smelled like ammonia was used in the 24 oz Gatorade bottle. Read it at Crooks and Liars
John Bolton says its a big mistake to pull out of Iraq. If this chicken hawk thinks that we should stay in Iraq, then why the hell don’t he put on a uniform, carry a 50 lb pack on his back and fight the good fight. Read it and watch the Fox News video, when he spews off his crap.
The video shown here of the capture of Gaddafi, is shown here at The Huffington Post. Warning: if you have a weak stomach and/or are squeamish, then I advise not to watch it. It is brutal.
It is amazing what you can accomplish if you do not care who gets the credit.
Harry S. Truman
In New Hampshire, President Obama has raised $277,000.00, and John Huntsman has only got $1,000.00 from two donors. This is according to the latest quarterly report of September 30. Read it at the Boston Globe
Check out the photo from NOLA Details.
She is quite the photographer.
The topic this week to cheer about at the Republican debates, is the audience cheering for unemployed. Why doesn’t the Koch sponsored Cain go to NYC, and tell the Occupy Wall Street protesters, and 99ers, that the unemployed are to blame. I’m sure they would give him an earful. Read more in the Huffington Post
Sgt. Shamar Thomas, discusses on why he spoke out to the NYPD. He talked with Keith Olbermann seen in the video at Crooks and Liars
I am proud of the Marine Sgt, from NYC giving the cops in Times Square a good piece of his mind. He’ s Sgt. Shamar Thomas, of Roosevelt, NY
The Lowe’s in Haverhill, Massachusetts was shut down for good, at 7 pm, (10/16/11) an hour earlier than usual, then an hour later told all 100 employees, the store was closed for good, and will get 60 day severance pay.
This guy here is a real loser. Hacking and snitching on the Occupy Wall Street protesters, making up lies, and giving the info to the NYPD and the FBI. Reading the story in Gawker, its sounds like he needs to get a life.
A short film about the protests going on in NYC, and also Syria and other countries. Listen to what Hillary & Obama have to say. Occupy DC I am not moving
What the hell is wrong with the NY Police? 23 people get arrested after they was locked inside a Citibank, as they wanted to close their accounts, and instead get arrested.
Florida Governor Rick Scott wants students not to bother with studying Anthropolgy, yet his daughter graduated from William & Mary with a degree in anthropology. I hope his daughter reads him the riot act.
Herman Cain won’t be around to much longer. The only thing he has going for him, which won’t fly even on the windiest of days, is his 9-9-9 tax plan. If Mitt Romney was further to the right, Cain wouldn’t even be a blip on the radar screen.
Washington – Just be patient and you, too, can lead the polls for the Republican presidential nomination. Witness the ascent of Herman Cain.
Don’t laugh. “There’s a difference between the flavor of the week and Haagen-Dazs Black Walnut, because it tastes good all the time,” Cain told reporters this week. “Call me Haagen-Dazs Black Walnut.” Read more…
In the final analysis, our most basic common link is that we all inhabit this small planet.
John F. Kennedy
What the people want is very simple: they want an America as good as its promise.
Congresswoman Barbara Jordan
Ed Henry of Fox News clashes with the President, at a White House press conference. He’s another nit wit with Fox News that shows no respect for Obama. Pathetic. By the way, he’s acting like the victim as was complaining about it with Megyn Kelley of Fox News. Acting like a real cry baby. Read more in the Huffington Post.
Nice to see Michele Bachmann getting booed & heckled in Concord, NH, while explaining its good to have right to work laws. There is a short video in the post.
Via The Blue States
Here’s a video of Jesse LaGreca who scolded Fox News, gives well thought answers to the questions he is asked.
I recommend this blog that I happened to find a few days ago titled: The Blue States, Liberal Blogging from Washington State. Enjoy!
A couple with a new born baby got lost in corn maze, at a farm in Danvers, Massachusetts. Read more below the picture.
Occupy Boston protesters accuse Boston Police of excessive force, when they arrested 141 people, early Tuesday morning.
Boston Police have been accused by Occupy Boston organisers of attacking peaceful protesters after an operation to clear an encampment from a downtown park led to 129 arrests. Read more…