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  •  maybe they (2+ / 0-)
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    Nada Lemming, elwior

    could have declared them criminals or terrorists cause they littered or blocked public property? They threatened the peace if nothing else. The surreal charges leveled at OWS to oust  and arrest them by my city were really bogus.  They included loitering, wrecking the grass in the park or littering, health violations unsanitary, obstructing pedestrian passage and consorting with the homeless. Jeeze they certainly were able to label OWS as criminals who threatened the public safety. The teabaggers were allowed to disrupt town hall meetings, verbally threaten violent sedition and nobody sicced the goon squads on them. They came in handy to extort the vote of any one who isn't a RW nutcase, or a gun toting member of the American Taliban. Insane how much power and intimidation this minority wields with no opposition from either local or federal law enforcement.  

    •  disrupting 'town halls' (0+ / 0-)

      They are not official government meetings, but rather office-holders meeting with their public. What law did they break?

      Sedition? Re-read the laws about sedition. You'll find that it takes a lot more than yelling 'secession' or '2nd amendment remedies' to qualify.

      Those things that OWS were charged with are actionable, although I have no idea what you mean by consorting with the homeless. The reaction was wrong, extreme, and heavy-handed.

      I think I need to mention to you that I think riot police reactions were wrong.

      47 is the new 51!

      by nickrud on Mon Dec 31, 2012 at 08:57:32 AM PST

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