Dems Move To Ban 'Occupy' From 2012 Convention...

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    In John Heilemann's cover story "2012=1968?," he wonders whether Occupy Wall Street protesters will do to Charlotte's Democratic National Convention in the summer of 2012 what demonstrators did to the Chicago DNC in 1968. The North Carolina city, sometimes called the "Wall Street of the South," is not taking any chances, and is already working to pass an ordinance that would make occupying downtown spaces with tents a "public nuisance," in addition to banning "noxious substances," padlocks, and other camping equipment. The fact that it would knock out the city's current overnight demonstrators is an added bonus.

    Charlotte Mayor Anthony Foxx said dubiously last month that the rule, which could be enacted in January, is not aimed at a specific group. "Unlike many cities that have well-developed regulations governing protest activity, our local regulations contain gaps that need to be filled," he said. But a memo about the ordinance does note, "The recent issues related to camping on city property have further amplified the need to review whether the city wants to regulate this activity during the DNC." A city councilman added of the current Occupy Charlotte faction, "Once those ordinances go into effect, those overnight stays will end."

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    I just saw this. LMBO!! They don't want Occupy messing with their convention. hahahahahahaha
     
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    Awaiting the outrage form the usual libtard partisan hacks at this action by Democrats...


    (cricket... cricket... cricket...)
     
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    Chirp........chirp...............chirp
     
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    Hahahahahaha Hahahahahahahahaha Hahahaha Hahahahahahahahahahahahaha Hahahaha.. Did I mention this is funny as hell?
     
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    Smart move by them. Could be a repeat of 1968 though.
     
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    Good thing OWS is against democrats and republicans........Your point?
     
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    Thank you for the laugh.
     
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    Did I say something that is untrue? Try reading their Facebook page, they have been against both parties since the beginning. Of course Fox didn't tell you this, so it might not be true.
     
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    One statement they keep repeating is to not let the democrats or republicans hijack their movement. Weird, isn't it?
     

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