Occupy LA: Disasters Tend to Bring Us Together.

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"In LA, disasters tend to bring us together,' explains Professor Wendel Eckford, a historian with Los Angeles City College who's been coming down to the Occupation everyday after class.

"And it is a disaster: One of out of every five U.S. foreclosures this year was in California. The unemployment rate in Los Angeles is 13 percent...

"There's a boiling point and currently it's expressed in the 253 tents surrounding City Hall. Its part Peoples Park, part low-budget film set and part civics crash course...

"Los Angeles City Council members make frequent visits to the tent city encompassing the building where they work. City Council President -- and soon-to-be mayoral candidate -- Eric Garcetti, who holds an annual Government 101 seminar at City Hall to help citizens make better use of the system, has been down at Occupy LA recruiting participants for next year's tutorial.

"Councilmembers Dennis Zine and Bill Rosendahl also are staunch supporters of the Occupation..."

How long will the occupation last?

"How long is it going to be out there? I ask around. They are in it for the long haul, protesters say. 'We're not going fast, we're going far,' is a phrase they use.

"The time between the Declaration of Independence in 1776 and the ratification of the Constitution in 1788 gets mentioned."

Occupy L.A.: This is What Civics Look Like - Tina Dupuy - Politics - The Atlantic
 

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Well hell, I though California was a Socialist PARADISE by now.

haven't elected enough of them I guess.
 
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Well hell, I though California was a Socialist PARADISE by now.

haven't elected enough of them I guess.
"LOS ANGELES -- For a populist revolution in uneasy times, the right spark can come from anywhere.

On October 5, in a quiet La Puente neighborhood of Los Angeles, it came from Rose Gudiel, a 35-year-old state government employee, who became a figurehead of the Occupy LA movement, an extension of the Occupy Wall Street protests that have spread from Zuccotti Park in Manhattan to the West Coast.

"Gudiel set off a massive protest and media frenzy when people got wind of the foreclosure of her home, which Guidel has shared with her disabled mother and other relatives for ten years. A coalition of activists kept a round-the clock vigil outside the Bel-Air mansion of the president of OneWest Bank that had initiated foreclosure proceedings.

"From there, they moved to the sidewalk outside Fannie Mae's office in Pasadena, after discovering the government-sponsored lender had taken over Gudiel's loan. Another group surrounded Gudiel's house, pledging to risk arrest if sheriff deputies tried to evict the family, including her wheelchair-bound mother.

Police arrested Gudiel and five others when they refused to leave. In the end, Gudiel prevailed, bank executives relented and she remains in her house..."

Occupy LA: Where the 99% Get an Assist From Hollywood's 1% - Mary A. Fischer - Business - The Atlantic

This revolution will be live-streamed and televised.
 

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You all got the message by now folks.

This isn't A PROTEST. they want to SEE a REVOLUTION. that my friends is going to INFRINGE on YOU...
 
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You all got the message by now folks.

This isn't A PROTEST. they want to SEE a REVOLUTION. that my friends is going to INFRINGE on YOU...
"LA City Council Passes Resolution of Support for Occupy LA!! …. Amazing but True! LA IS the Place!

"Los Angeles CA

"YES The Los Angeles city council this afternoon PASSED the resolution below in support of the Occupiers at City Hall AKA Occupy Los Angeles OccupyLA!

"Images of the resolution itself are shown below so Read it for Yourself!!

"LA City council certifies that We ARE the 99%!!!"

LA City Council Passes Resolution of Support for Occupy LA!! | Wall Street Swindler

LA City Hall ain't Berkeley.
If you don't think there's another grassroots revolt taking place, you soon will.
 

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Grow a pair George.....YOU START something you loudmouthed coward.
 
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Until this Republican Party. Now Eric Cantor says disaster victims should be on their own. Except when his state was hit with an earthquake and then a hurricane. It's OK to help his state. But not other states. Doesn't make sense.
 

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You all got the message by now folks.

This isn't A PROTEST. they want to SEE a REVOLUTION. that my friends is going to INFRINGE on YOU...
"LA City Council Passes Resolution of Support for Occupy LA!! …. Amazing but True! LA IS the Place!

"Los Angeles CA

"YES The Los Angeles city council this afternoon PASSED the resolution below in support of the Occupiers at City Hall AKA Occupy Los Angeles OccupyLA!

"Images of the resolution itself are shown below so Read it for Yourself!!

"LA City council certifies that We ARE the 99%!!!"

LA City Council Passes Resolution of Support for Occupy LA!! | Wall Street Swindler

LA City Hall ain't Berkeley.
If you don't think there's another grassroots revolt taking place, you soon will.
What is the ultimate outcome of governing bodies pitting citizen against citizen ?
 
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silicone w/ a botox veneer bind LA'ers together
Tell it to Forbes.

"Until the political leaders, the banking industry and the corporate hierarchy understands this dynamic, that people are no longer content to make themselves heard at the ballot box due to lack of response, they will (brush) off the movement as a tempest in a teapot.

"It is not.

"What it will become is yet to be determined in traditional terms, a list of specific demands and organizational structure, but the voice is loud, passionate and long overdue in the opinion of this writer, and I hope the majority of those who have participated are content to watch the evolution become revolution in the classic, and inimitable, style of modern democracy in exactly the way it was meant to function.

"Indeed, the way the Founders intended it to function."

Forbes Lectures Occupation Movement | Occupy Los Angeles
 
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Until this Republican Party. Now Eric Cantor says disaster victims should be on their own. Except when his state was hit with an earthquake and then a hurricane. It's OK to help his state. But not other states. Doesn't make sense.
The latest approval rating I've seen for the US Congress was 12%.
If this economy is swirling the same drain in November of 2012 that it was in 2008, maybe enough voters will make the connection between "choosing" between Cantor and Pelosi. A tsunami of third party ballots could FLUSH dozens of Republicans AND Democrats from DC in a single news cycle.

Democrats and Republicans serve the investor class first and everyone else second.
It's long past time for a second shot heard 'round the world.
 

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Until this Republican Party. Now Eric Cantor says disaster victims should be on their own. Except when his state was hit with an earthquake and then a hurricane. It's OK to help his state. But not other states. Doesn't make sense.
The latest approval rating I've seen for the US Congress was 12%.
If this economy is swirling the same drain in November of 2012 that it was in 2008, maybe enough voters will make the connection between "choosing" between Cantor and Pelosi. A tsunami of third party ballots could FLUSH dozens of Republicans AND Democrats from DC in a single news cycle.

Democrats and Republicans serve the investor class first and everyone else second.
It's long past time for a second shot heard 'round the world.
Should we be practicing our Hitler like salute?
 

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You all got the message by now folks.

This isn't A PROTEST. they want to SEE a REVOLUTION. that my friends is going to INFRINGE on YOU...
"LA City Council Passes Resolution of Support for Occupy LA!! …. Amazing but True! LA IS the Place!

"Los Angeles CA

"YES The Los Angeles city council this afternoon PASSED the resolution below in support of the Occupiers at City Hall AKA Occupy Los Angeles OccupyLA!

"Images of the resolution itself are shown below so Read it for Yourself!!

"LA City council certifies that We ARE the 99%!!!"

LA City Council Passes Resolution of Support for Occupy LA!! | Wall Street Swindler

LA City Hall ain't Berkeley.
If you don't think there's another grassroots revolt taking place, you soon will.
Thats huge.
 

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Grow a pair George.....YOU START something you loudmouthed coward.
Don't be afraid, Bitch.
It's called Democracy.





:lol::lol::lol: I am so unafraid of anything it's almost funny. I've allready been a minute or two away from death this year, not to mention having a race plane crash about 50 yards away from me so, you, nah you amuse me!:lol::lol::lol:
 

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You all got the message by now folks.

This isn't A PROTEST. they want to SEE a REVOLUTION. that my friends is going to INFRINGE on YOU...
"LA City Council Passes Resolution of Support for Occupy LA!! …. Amazing but True! LA IS the Place!

"Los Angeles CA

"YES The Los Angeles city council this afternoon PASSED the resolution below in support of the Occupiers at City Hall AKA Occupy Los Angeles OccupyLA!

"Images of the resolution itself are shown below so Read it for Yourself!!

"LA City council certifies that We ARE the 99%!!!"

LA City Council Passes Resolution of Support for Occupy LA!! | Wall Street Swindler

LA City Hall ain't Berkeley.
If you don't think there's another grassroots revolt taking place, you soon will.
What is the ultimate outcome of governing bodies pitting citizen against citizen ?



Usually death and destruction.
 

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:lol::lol::lol: I am so unafraid of anything it's almost funny. I've allready been a minute or two away from death this year, not to mention having a race plane crash about 50 yards away from me so, you, nah you amuse me!:lol::lol::lol:
The OWS-provocateur underestimate or discount the swift response it will generate when they begin to effect the means by which a working man provides for his family and the safety of his domicile.
 

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:lol::lol::lol: I am so unafraid of anything it's almost funny. I've allready been a minute or two away from death this year, not to mention having a race plane crash about 50 yards away from me so, you, nah you amuse me!:lol::lol::lol:
The OWS-provocateur underestimate or discount the swift response it will generate when they begin to effect the means by which a working man provides for his family and the safety of his domicile.
Yep, and with the way things are right now, they AREN'T in the mood for this shit.
 
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You all got the message by now folks.

This isn't A PROTEST. they want to SEE a REVOLUTION. that my friends is going to INFRINGE on YOU...
"LA City Council Passes Resolution of Support for Occupy LA!! …. Amazing but True! LA IS the Place!

"Los Angeles CA

"YES The Los Angeles city council this afternoon PASSED the resolution below in support of the Occupiers at City Hall AKA Occupy Los Angeles OccupyLA!

"Images of the resolution itself are shown below so Read it for Yourself!!

"LA City council certifies that We ARE the 99%!!!"

LA City Council Passes Resolution of Support for Occupy LA!! | Wall Street Swindler

LA City Hall ain't Berkeley.
If you don't think there's another grassroots revolt taking place, you soon will.
What is the ultimate outcome of governing bodies pitting citizen against citizen ?
Wall Street citizens or Main Street citizens?

Maybe you haven't noticed the consequences of the epidemic of mortgage fraud that the FBI began warning about in 2004 with 80% of the fraud originating with lenders. Some citizens have been waging class war by bribing elected Republicans AND Democrats for trade policies that have resulted in millions of middle class jobs disappearing to places like China. These same citizens also profit from financial deregulation "reforms" that nearly crashed the global economy in 2008.

Why would you want to protect Wall Street citizens from facing charges of control accounting fraud?
 

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