Occupy threatening to shut down New York...

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    Well, the cold weather has passed (the majority of them were more concerned with comfort than their cause, of course) so the Occupy WSers are getting riled up again...they are threatening to shut down bridges and roadways, as well as causing general disruptions to the populace across the nation. Knowing this, do they have a Constitutional right to do this or will the protestors become criminals if they carry these threats out? Personally, I think they fall outside "the right of the people peaceably to assemble", when they break the law by interfering with the rights of others by shutting down the ability to travel and I would have law enforcement ready to arrest and jail each and every person attempting to do so.
     
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    I'm betting if they do something like this, they will be treated like the labor union goons are when they break the law and trash property...no problem!..no arrests!...no detention!
     
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    Hopefully the police and the rain will wash away the shit that call themselves "occupiers"........and keep the nuisance to a minimum
     
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    It's obvious that these individuals are incredibly selfish. They have an unreasonable list of demands and now they could care less who else gets hurt as they take to the streets to spread the stench and carry signs stating their rights to free stuff, along with the usual telling slogans, like "Socialism is best" or the biggest lie of all regarding the 99% vs the 1%. Truth is, no where near 99% of us have the time or desire to lay around and make demands of the tax payers. Many people are living just fine, even with the unfair taxes the government has imposed on us so they can coddle the non-producers.

    With roads and bridges shut down, ambulances and other emergency vehicles will have a hard time getting where they need to be. Do the poopers even consider things like that?

    The warm weather equates to steaming piles of excrement, which everyone living in the area knows they have to look forward to. The only people that get my support and sympathy are those downwind of the protesters.

    The initial list of demands, including free health care, no credit reporting agencies, having their debts paid and more socialist programs are bad enough, but they'll be lost behind the stench and crime-ridden occupied areas. It happens in every place they go.
     
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    Hear, hear.

    :clap2::clap2::clap2:
     
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    I'll be interested in seeing IF the Dems and/or Obama come out in support of them again. They dipped their toes in that fetid water the first time around and I "think" they learned their lesson.

    But that raises another question, doesn't it? Do the Dems really learn anything? :)

    Nice to see you here, 58. Give 'em hell!
     
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    The OWS crowd took a "time out" to try and figure out what it is that they want.

    They finally came to the conclusion that they looked like complete morons when they couldn't articulate a cohesive position on any issue they were asked about.

    Protesting what "exists" is only benefical if you have something viable to put in it's place. The OWS movement will always be in full "FAIL MODE" because they don't have a clue about what to replace capitalism with.
     
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    It's too bad Soros wishes are so taken to heart by the Democrats. They've put up a "We're for sale sign to the highest bidder" by encouraging months and months of being and encouraging ninnyhammers to break windows, trash throughfares, damage small businesses, and getting paid by huge backers to show falsetto "outrage" against conservative Americans and our form of government, business endeavors and enterprising pursuits that put money in the treasury by taxes paid.

    The Democrats are counting on the handouts crowd to create civil unrest while they squeeze the last drop of money out of the US Treasury to ensure that Nancy Pelosi's family will have unlimited backing for failing projects and new projects that failed in the past because they don't work. It's just cherry picking money off money hardworking taxpayers put there.

    Of course unemployed people, druggies, and college students looking for an easy buck will go for the gold Soros doles out through "foundations" to pillory and beat back taxpayers just trying to get a piece of the American dream by working for it. Of course, with the Democrats making higher and higher and higher demands on people's money, they won't have a snowball's chance in hell if the Democrat-sponsored OWS fools people into thinking this is a grass-roots movement.

    It's not. It's only a way to get money since the Democrats have killed new jobs prospects in the energy industry and anything else they can't control and micromanage into oblivion.

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    They're in front of my building. Nice group. Young people. Marxists. Union people.

    Idiots one and all.
     

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