Occupy is back. In court.

posted at 6:31 pm on December 23, 2012 by Jazz Shaw

As the year winds to a close, here’s one name we haven’t heard in a while. Do you remember the Occupy movement? You know… those folks that were going to be the much needed counterweight to the Tea Party? Seems like they sort of disappeared there for a while. But at least out on the Left coast, they’re back. And they’ve brought their lawyers.

Occupy Los Angeles demonstrators are suing the city for what they said was an unlawful “shock and awe” attack on their civil rights when 1,400 police officers swept nearly 300 demonstrators from City Hall grounds more than a year ago.

The Nov. 30, 2011 arrests at Los Angeles City Hall came after an eight-week encampment aligned with the Occupy Wall Street movement calling attention to “bailouts for Wall Street and foreclosures for Main Street.”

Five people are suing in a class action lawsuit that represents 292 people detained by officers in the raid. Court documents said those arrested were denied food and water for hours while being detained at the Metropolitan Detention Center downtown, at a jail in Van Nuys or on a bus en route to the lockup.

So in the end, I guess it all comes down to people squabbling in court. It’s one heck of a way to spend your holidays. Then again, if I recall correctly, Occupy was more of a summer thing anyway, so they should have been packing up to take the winter off again about now. And perhaps that’s all for the best, since it turns out that the Feds had their eyes on them anyway.

According to internal documents newly released by the FBI, the agency spearheaded a nationwide law enforcement effort to investigate and monitor the Occupy Wall Street movement. In certain documents, divisions of the FBI refer to the Occupy Wall Street protests as a “criminal activity” or even “domestic terrorism.”

The internal papers were obtained by the Partnership for Civil Justice fund via a Freedom of Information Act Request. The fund, a legal nonprofit that focuses on civil rights, says it believes the 112 pages of documents, available for public viewing on its website, are only “the tip of the iceberg.”

So if you take over public lands, defecate on police cars, provide a breeding ground for rapes, robberies and assault, the authorities begin watching you? Who could have predicted that?


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…I thought those were Republicans for a second!

KOOLAID2 on December 23, 2012 at 6:33 PM

….they didn’t support Bonehead for ‘Plan B’…

KOOLAID2 on December 23, 2012 at 6:34 PM

Occupy Court Room
then….
Occupy Jail

Electrongod on December 23, 2012 at 6:35 PM

…I’m waiting for the workplace violence to get settled at Fort Hood first!

KOOLAID2 on December 23, 2012 at 6:35 PM

Hi Eg!….Merry Christmas!

KOOLAID2 on December 23, 2012 at 6:36 PM

KOOLAID2 on December 23, 2012 at 6:36 PM

Merry Christmas.

I guess it’s you and I that are Occupying HA :)

Electrongod on December 23, 2012 at 6:39 PM

So if you take over public lands, defecate on police cars, provide a breeding ground for rapes, robberies and assault, the authorities begin watching you? Who could have predicted that?

Another kind of watch

Schadenfreude on December 23, 2012 at 6:39 PM

On Drudge the Thug in Chief looms…tiny.

Schadenfreude on December 23, 2012 at 6:40 PM

OT – figure this out

Schadenfreude on December 23, 2012 at 6:40 PM

Weeper Boner went out of his way to say that he “understood” the Occupoopers. Maybe they’re going to call the Crybaby to testify in court as a character witness for their gang, since he seems to be the only person on Earth who understood them, including the Occupoopers, themselves.

ThePrimordialOrderedPair on December 23, 2012 at 6:41 PM

Occuppier Terrorists…haha,ahem!
(sarc)

canopfor on December 23, 2012 at 6:41 PM

Jazz completely misses the point and threat of the Occcupy movement, in treating them as a failed counter to the Tea Party.

The Occupy Movement is nothing less than the protracted attempt to sow the seeds of marxist revolution within our cities. The creation of an aggrieved class, steeped in the methods of street protest, media propaganda, psuedo-nonviolent protest masking real vandalism and provocative actions directed at police in order to draw the foul and produce damaging political outcomes for the authorities.
The traveling ‘experts’ that go from city to city giving workshops to these cells are clearly agents of anarchy and should be hunted down. Most of them are hardcore marxists, seeking to topple the status quo.
They are still out there, they’re well into their second phase of ‘training the trainers’. And when the contrived economic meltdown and hyperinflation chaos hits our streets, they will be there, a ready army for the marxist coterie now embedded at the top of our government. The Occupy movement will be – are INTENDED to be – the shouting mobs crying ‘off with their heads!’.
And Jazz Shaw’s superficial trite analysis helps bring that future one step closer, by utterly failing to identify the threat. By WASTING the opportunity to actually inform his audience about the realities of who the people are that foster this movement.

rayra on December 23, 2012 at 6:41 PM

Oh, the irony. Anarchists hiring the suits.

Wethal on December 23, 2012 at 6:44 PM

No telling what will happen out there on the West Coast, logic doesn’t exist there.

mixplix on December 23, 2012 at 6:45 PM

seems every time I try to post some web links, my post vanishes.

h ttp://www.marxisthumanistinitiative.org/philosophy-organization/faqs-about-the-occupy-movement-and-marxist-humanism.html

h ttp://noisyroom.net/blog/2012/04/26/adbusters-marxists-yanking-the-occupy-movement-around-again-for-may-day/

h ttp://www.trevorloudon.com/2012/01/dsa-marxists-take-over-the-occupy-movement-plan-spring-offensive-with-widespread-occupations-of-state-capitols-schools-and-workplaces/

h ttp://marxistleninist.wordpress.com/2012/01/11/frso-on-occupy-movement/

rayra on December 23, 2012 at 6:47 PM

Occupy Court Room
then….
Occupy Jail

Electrongod on December 23, 2012 at 6:35 PM

Yes, and finally Occupy Oblivion.

rrpjr on December 23, 2012 at 6:48 PM

Occuppier Terrorists…haha,ahem!
(sarc)

canopfor on December 23, 2012 at 6:41 PM

…in the White House?

KOOLAID2 on December 23, 2012 at 6:50 PM

Po’ widdle cwybabies!

I got their civil rights for them: It’s beyond the reach of a billy club.

Liam on December 23, 2012 at 6:52 PM

I will take the Occupy movement seriously when they establish a lice-infested needle-ridden rape camp on Jon Corzine’s front yard, where they are pissing in his hedges and sh*tting on his Bentley for a month.

Let’s Advance The Discussion

PointnClick on December 23, 2012 at 7:01 PM

OT – figure this out

Schadenfreude on December 23, 2012 at 6:40 PM

Schadenfreude:

I seen that,heres an image of him.Left a wife and
daughter!
========

http://bigstory.ap.org/article/official-navy-seal-died-apparent-suicide

canopfor on December 23, 2012 at 7:01 PM

…it turns out that the Feds had their eyes on them anyway.

Some of the more fringe elements of OWS (take that FWIW I guess) accuse the FBI or also targeting their leaders for assassination as well:

http://www.presstv.com/usdetail/279777.html

JetBoy on December 23, 2012 at 7:02 PM

Hey, its liberals suing a liberal city, right? Good! Soak ‘em.
I mean, the liberal Corzine, Obama fundraiser made off with 1.6 billion, & not a slap on the wrist. Give these occupiers a big settlement (of course the liberal lawyers will take most), free housing & free phones.

Belle on December 23, 2012 at 7:09 PM

canopfor on December 23, 2012 at 6:41 PM

…in the White House?

KOOLAID2 on December 23, 2012 at 6:50 PM

KOOLAID2:

Occuppier In Chief,….Social Justice Ass Kicking Git in there Face
Community Warrior Agiatation Sh*T-Distrubering Crusader of,

Rich against Poor
Union against Non-Union
Men against Women
Free Condoms against Government Paid Condoms(Think of the Fluke Affect/Effect

Black against White,and All Colours Pitted Against each other for
good measure

Righty against Lefty
And Every other KAOS(A to Z)that ProgTards can stir in their cauldrons!

canopfor on December 23, 2012 at 7:12 PM

Occupy Court Room
then….
Occupy Jail

Electrongod on December 23, 2012 at 6:35 PM

What was said already.

RAGIN CAJUN on December 23, 2012 at 7:13 PM

I thought Pelosi supported occupy?
Maybe the occupy lawyers can get
her to testify what upstanding American
citizens these proud patriots are.

redguy on December 23, 2012 at 7:17 PM

h ttp://marxistleninist.wordpress.com/2012/01/11/frso-on-occupy-movement/

rayra on December 23, 2012 at 6:47 PM

rayra:

Close the gap on your linky…the h to the tt thingy..(http://):)

http://marxistleninist.wordpress.com/2012/01/11/frso-on-occupy-movement/

canopfor on December 23, 2012 at 7:17 PM

OT – figure this out

Schadenfreude on December 23, 2012 at 6:40 PM

Let’s just say that I find the purported “suicide” of a SEAL – much less the commander of an entire SEAL Team – to be exceedingly “suspect”.
Not saying it couldn’t happen…just that it’s highly unlikely.

Of course, there’s always the possibility that he was killed by one of our “allies” whom he was training – and our current regime, in their infinite wisdom and benevolence, decided to classify it and call it suicide. (Of course, it does seem more and more like suicide to turn one’s back on one of our ‘allies’.)

Solaratov on December 23, 2012 at 7:18 PM

Is Occupy a branch of SIEU?

ultracon on December 23, 2012 at 7:19 PM

I thought Pelosi supported occupy?
Maybe the occupy lawyers can get
her to testify what upstanding American
citizens these proud patriots are.

redguy on December 23, 2012 at 7:17 PM

redguy:Good point,..

..knowing Pelosium,she’ll whack herself with her hammer,er gavel,
and pull a HilRod,and then test out ObamaHopeyCare for a Doctors
note!(sarc):)

canopfor on December 23, 2012 at 7:20 PM

Let’s just say that I find the purported “suicide” of a SEAL – much less the commander of an entire SEAL Team – to be exceedingly “suspect”.
Not saying it couldn’t happen…just that it’s highly unlikely.

Solaratov on December 23, 2012 at 7:18 PM

I agree. I didn’t buy the story from the first line.

ThePrimordialOrderedPair on December 23, 2012 at 7:21 PM

Jazz completely misses the point and threat of the Occcupy movement, in treating them as a failed counter to the Tea Party. The Occupy Movement is nothing less than the protracted attempt to sow the seeds of marxist revolution within our cities.

rayra on December 23, 2012 at 6:41 PM

In Jazz’s defense, “trite,” or not, I believe his analysis is the more mainstream one. However, I’m glad to hear what you have to say. I find it interesting and persuasive, at least in describing an undercurrent.

Burke on December 23, 2012 at 7:25 PM

They were denied food for hours…HOURS.

Sounds to me like a gross human rights violation, right up there with the Rwandan genocide.

Bishop on December 23, 2012 at 7:29 PM

So, what was the final OWS death toll?

Blake on December 23, 2012 at 7:30 PM

AFP – No one wanted to be president less than Mitt Romney, his son said in an interview out Sunday that raises new questions about the candidacy of the losing Republican nominee.

In an interview with the Boston Globe examining what went wrong with the Romney campaign, his eldest son Tagg explains that his father had been a reluctant candidate from the start.

http://www.france24.com/en/20121223-romney-didnt-want-run-president-son-says

Jeebus. It was kind of obvious to all non MittBots. So it turns out Mitt just wanted to attack us and not Obama.

SparkPlug on December 23, 2012 at 7:41 PM

Guy Fawkes all of them.

Myron Falwell on December 23, 2012 at 7:43 PM

Speaking of Occupation,found this off the Conservative Teachers Twitter,

Csv Tchrs of America ‏@ConservTeachers

Bill Ayers: The Left Must Utilize Its ‘Absolute Access’ to America’s Classrooms http://fb.me/PC653auk

https://twitter.com/ConservTeachers
===================================

Bill Ayers: The Left Must Utilize Its ‘Absolute Access’ to America’s Classrooms

Posted on December 21, 2012 at 9:50pm
*****************************************

Bill Ayers, former domestic terrorist-turned university professor, reemerged earlier this month to explain how the Left’s access to schools and neighborhoods will help them shape the future of America. Speaking at a New York University “Change the Stakes” meeting on Dec. 4, he said the Left must utilize the existing “movements on the ground.”

In the video, obtained by EAGnews.org, Ayers also first blasts conservatives for portraying President Barack Obama as a “secret Muslim” and a “secret sociopath,” running around with “terrorists and Arabs.” He lamented the fact that many liberals felt like Obama was “winking” at them while he portrayed himself as a compromising moderate – but Obama ended up disappointing the far left, according to Ayers.

“The same people, and I’m sure some of us in this room, are saying, ‘But the second term he’ll be free,’” he said. “Forget about it. That’s not where change comes from.”

“If we want change to come, we would do well not to look at the sites of power we have no access to; the White House, the Congress, the Pentagon,” Ayers added. “We have absolute access to the community, the school, the neighborhood, the street, the classroom, the workplace, the shop, the farm.”
(More…)
=========

http://www.theblaze.com/stories/bill-ayers-the-left-must-utilize-its-absolute-access-to-americas-classrooms/

canopfor on December 23, 2012 at 7:44 PM

canopfor on December 23, 2012 at 7:01 PM

Hi. I got a linky scoop for you

http://www.france24.com/en/20121223-romney-didnt-want-run-president-son-says

But you prolly know about it since you are in the linky bizniz.

SparkPlug on December 23, 2012 at 7:45 PM

They were denied food for hours…HOURS.

Sounds to me like a gross human rights violation, right up there with the Rwandan genocide.

Bishop on December 23, 2012 at 7:29 PM

They’re probably all vegans who wouldn’t have wanted cold cuts with Velveeta on Wonder Bread, anyway.

Wethal on December 23, 2012 at 7:45 PM

The OWSers did a TofuCott for three hours? Man they are really committed.

SparkPlug on December 23, 2012 at 7:48 PM

Occupy Rikers?

Axe on December 23, 2012 at 7:59 PM

canopfor on December 23, 2012 at 7:01 PM

Hi. I got a linky scoop for you

http://www.france24.com/en/20121223-romney-didnt-want-run-president-son-says

But you prolly know about it since you are in the linky bizniz.

SparkPlug on December 23, 2012 at 7:45 PM

SparkPlug:Lol,yup,I did see that scooting around the twitter sites!
—————————————-:)

canopfor on December 23, 2012 at 7:59 PM

They were denied food for hours…HOURS.

Sounds to me like a gross human rights violation, right up there with the Rwandan genocide.

Bishop on December 23, 2012 at 7:29 PM

Bishop:Hmmmm….

Sounds like the Hoodies vrs.the TootyThugs,

er, I mean,the,

Hutus and Tutsi’s!
(snark)

canopfor on December 23, 2012 at 8:04 PM

Hmm. I hoped they were in court as defendants to a lawsuit.

So if you take over public lands, defecate on police cars, provide a breeding ground for rapes, robberies and assault, the authorities begin watching youyou get arrested and perhaps sued? Who could have predicted that?

IrishEyes on December 23, 2012 at 8:07 PM

Speaking of Crazy(ies)

TheMajor ‏@TheYYJMajor

MSNBC: People Against Gun Control Are Scared Of “Black And Brown People” Rising Up To Get Them… http://shar.es/hZn1Y via @sharethis

https://twitter.com/search?q=%23guncontrol
==========================================

MSNBC: People Against Gun Control Are Scared Of “Black And Brown People” Rising Up To Get Them…

Shockingly, this is the same UPenn professor who called for the filmmaker behind “Innocence of Muslims” to be locked up for making the movie.
Dec 22 2012
***********

VIDEO:

http://weaselzippers.us/2012/12/22/msnbc-people-against-gun-control-are-scared-of-black-and-brown-people-rising-up-to-get-them/

canopfor on December 23, 2012 at 8:08 PM

It’s good to see #Occupy go after “The Man”

J_Crater on December 23, 2012 at 8:14 PM

Speaking of Crazy(ies)

TheMajor ‏@TheYYJMajor

MSNBC: People Against Gun Control Are Scared Of “Black And Brown People” Rising Up To Get Them… http://shar.es/hZn1Y via @sharethis

https://twitter.com/search?q=%23guncontrol

That’s right up there with the race-card bigwigs like Cynthia McKinney and Sheila Jackson Lee.

JetBoy on December 23, 2012 at 8:21 PM

So if you take over public lands, defecate on police cars, provide a breeding ground for rapes, robberies and assault, the authorities begin watching you? Who could have predicted that?

Under That One’s rule, proper enforcement of the law can’t be taken for granted.

Mr. Prodigy on December 23, 2012 at 8:27 PM

Liberals are comical, trying to make gun control a racial issue.

Then again, in whose hands are most illegal guns? And why do liberal MSM bigwigs live in exclusive neighborhoods or gated communities?

If lib gun-grabbers call for sweeps of high-crime areas, and if it happens, maybe we can talk later.

Liam on December 23, 2012 at 8:30 PM

So now they will occupy seats?

That is a move up in the world, I guess.

Couldn’t they have just saved time and effort and just gone to court to protest the bailouts? No, wait, this is a bunch of slacker, losers fostered by the unions… forget I mentioned anything effective WRT them…

ajacksonian on December 23, 2012 at 8:51 PM

So, what was the final OWS death toll?

Blake on December 23, 2012 at 7:30 PM

Not enough.

Eren on December 23, 2012 at 9:22 PM

If we’re lucky Spike, Bubba, Bone, Animal, Loverboy, Pepe and Nuclear Warhead will be getting new cellmates for Christmas! I understand several LA area correctional facilities have increased their stockpile of Vaseline.

Occupy Wall Street will now be called Occupy My Orifices.

Remember boys, HIV infection is a sign that you’re his top b*tch.

Bubba Redneck on December 23, 2012 at 10:39 PM

Rebels without a clue.

myiq2xu on December 23, 2012 at 11:11 PM

We are the rebels now.

Haven’t you noticed our White House has been occupied already?

Those goofs in the photo are the status quo now.

The hippies became the man.

And man we don’t like the man!

The man is the Oman and the woman is Michelle.

What a clown posse that motley crew!!!!!

Sherman1864 on December 23, 2012 at 11:31 PM

[..snip..] completely misses the point [..snip..] utterly failing to identify the threat. [..snip..] WASTING the opportunity to actually inform his audience [..snip..]

rayra on December 23, 2012 at 6:41 PM

Yes. This is a huge problem … the conversation is always being conducted according to the agenda of the leftists, progressives and their ilk.

Conservatives need to stop playing defence, and start attacking. Hard to do, because a conservative, pretty much by definition, is a person who is more or less satisfied with things as they are and therefore doesn’t feel the need to start a battle.

YiZhangZhe on December 24, 2012 at 8:16 AM

According to internal documents newly released by the FBI, the agency spearheaded a nationwide law enforcement effort to investigate and monitor the Occupy Wall Street movement. In certain documents, divisions of the FBI refer to the Occupy Wall Street protests as a “criminal activity” or even “domestic terrorism.

-
The FBI… doing a job the LSM is too F’ed up to do…

RalphyBoy on December 24, 2012 at 9:51 AM

Occupy Los Angeles demonstrators are suing the city for what they said was an unlawful “shock and awe” attack on their civil rights…

I would’ve assaulted you with water cannons and rubber bullets, pussies. Quit yer beechin’!

locomotivebreath1901 on December 26, 2012 at 9:09 PM