Archive for November, 2011

Real eviction for fake Occupy Denver

Monday, November 14th, 2011

You can tell that when Occupy Denver was finally evicted, it was a real eviction (not a pretend eviction to be immediately followed by them being allowed back in as happened with Occupy Oakland) because this time, no Kent State Moment, no highly dramatic confrontation footage, no gigantic hordes of police dressed in maximum menace gear.

Seems that when you actually evict the Occupiers, you don’t need nearly as many police as when you pretend to evict them.   Two hundred police evicted Occupy Denver, a few of them dressed in riot gear.  Thousands of police were strangely unsuccessful in evicting Occupy Oakland. (more…)

The sins of “Occupy Wall Street”

Friday, November 11th, 2011

This should not be necessary, but I observe right wing blogs blissfully unaware of what has been going on, so, a list: (more…)

Herman Cain charged with making a woman feel bad about herself

Tuesday, November 8th, 2011

And if a woman says whatever it is that she is saying (not that anyone is telling us what she is saying) the man must be guilty, right? (more…)

épater la bourgeoisie

Sunday, November 6th, 2011

Occupy Wall Street is the rage of a privileged elite.  Here are some images of the digs of some of those arrested. (more…)

No friends to the right

Friday, November 4th, 2011
Men's warehouse attempting to appease their masters

Men's warehouse attempting to appease their masters

Men’s Warehouse sends their staff to join the protest, with pay.

Which means, of course, they send warehouse security away. (more…)

Riot choreography

Friday, November 4th, 2011

Supposedly, according to Associated Press “Port of Oakland reopens after Wall Street protesters remove blockade that had shut down operations overnight”

They very much wish that Wall Street protestors had been able to shut down operations

Supposedly there was a general strike in Oakland yesterday, a strike, which, however, strangely only affected city operations.

But what in fact happened was revealed by the Police Association: (more…)