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Fire Walk With Me

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"There is something terribly wrong with this country." -V So, OCCUPY.

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Minneapolis Occupy protesters in court, defend the right to protest

http://www.fightbacknews.org/2012/7/31/minneapolis-occupy-protesters-court-defend-right-protest

By Staff | July 31, 2012

Minneapolis, MN - The Minnesota Occupy movement won a victory in their battle against the Minneapolis city attorney’s office, July 30. Four protesters got their charges reduced to only petty misdemeanors for an October 2011 civil disobedience action at U.S. Bank. This came about despite the Minneapolis city attorney office’s efforts to escalate the charges to crack down on the use of civil disobedience in the fight against home foreclosures.

On October 20, 2011, hundreds of people participated in a demonstration in front of U.S. Bank in downtown Minneapolis to draw attention to the fact that over 25,000 Minnesotans lost their homes to foreclosure in 2010 alone. Seven people were arrested in the intersection in front of the bank and charged with “interfering with pedestrian and vehicular traffic.” Four of them were scheduled to go to trial for that charge on July 30, but on July 20 the prosecutor added the charges of unlawful assembly, public nuisance and not complying with a ‘peace officer.’

In the July 30 hearing, Judge Daniel Moreno sided with the defense’s motion against adding the new charges. He encouraged the prosecution to charge the protesters with petty misdemeanors instead of misdemeanors and, when they would not, he encouraged the accused to do a straight plea to him directly so that he could give them a lesser punishment. All four protesters pled out to petty misdemeanors, despite the prosecution’s courtroom antics to prosecute them to their fullest extent in an effort to crush the local anti-foreclosure movement.
Posted by Fire Walk With Me | Tue Jul 31, 2012, 11:59 PM (1 replies)

Hey Kids! Check out my military police!

Fresh out of Los Angeles, perfect for shirts, protest signs, Facebook avatars, coffee mugs, you name it, your imagination is the limit! If you can't download it directly, right-click to the source and click the image until you see "see all sizes" and download from that page.



But don't get arrested like the guy who designed it!



ohai military police of Anaheim with your M32 grenade launcher!



Hey, don't shoot shoot shoot that thing at me! Oh wait, you shot at the press...



Video:

http://www.democraticunderground.com/101745213
Posted by Fire Walk With Me | Tue Jul 31, 2012, 10:51 PM (1 replies)

A Wild WTF! Appears! Disney secretly employed Blackwater

Operation Anaheim ‏@OpAnaheim

A Wild WTF! Appears! #Disney secretly employed #Blackwater

http://www.rawstory.com/rs/2010/09/16/disney-monsanto-discovered-blackwaters-hidden-clients/

Walt Disney, Monsanto discovered among Blackwater’s hidden clients

By John Byrne
Thursday, September 16, 2010 8:31 EDT

Monsanto doesn’t stand alone. Through a network of 30 subsidiaries and shell corporations, Blackwater-linked entities provided “intelligence, training and security services” to a cache of major multinational firms, including: Monsanto, Chevron, the Walt Disney Company, Royal Caribbean Cruise Lines, Deutsche Bank and Barclays, according to documents Scahill obtained.

Blackwater’s owner and founder, Erik Prince — who has himself been linked to the CIA — helped train companies through two other firms he controlled: Total Intelligence Solutions and the Terrorism Research Center.

Perhaps unsurprisingly, no one responded to requests for comment.

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People wonder why Disney hiring unaccountable, murderous mercenaries is a big deal? That sentence should answer the question.



Backstory of what happened this week:

http://www.democraticunderground.com/10021042880

Posted by Fire Walk With Me | Tue Jul 31, 2012, 09:58 PM (59 replies)

No More! We Need National Solidarity Against Police Brutality

So, who are these guys in the photos? Police, military, or mercenaries? Who's paying them? Disneyland or Anaheim?

Anaheim needs to know.

This video of police shooting rubber bullets into crowd of women and children as well as unleashing a dog that attacked a women holding her baby was uploaded on July 22, 2012...

http://www.politicususa.com/more-national-solidarity-police-brutality.html
Posted by Fire Walk With Me | Tue Jul 31, 2012, 02:43 PM (0 replies)

Do we seriously need to have a conversation about American media being liars?

Or not covering important, historic events at all, such as the ongoing, massive no-nuke protests throughout Japan?

http://nobphoto01.sakura.ne.jp/qtvr/houimou2012/houimou2012.07.29.html

When someone posts a story from Press TV, RT News, Aljazeera, BBC, etc. you should be thankful you're getting a story at all. As a member of the Occupy movement I can tell you from personal experience that US media twist things, omit them to shift context, or simply ignore things completely, yet I've seen great work from local Press TV and RT News reporters/crews, who have repeatedly offered realistic depictions of events in which I've witnessed and participated.

Now I know that I'm not taking this heat specifically because I'm with Occupy.

Edit: I've been following the Anaheim situation as closely as possible, including watching hours of livestream, and what Amber says to Thom Hartmann on Russia Today is true:

http://www.democraticunderground.com/101745213
Posted by Fire Walk With Me | Tue Jul 31, 2012, 02:34 PM (2 replies)

Is Antonio Villaraigosa poised to be America’s first Latino president?

http://news.yahoo.com/blogs/ticket/antonio-villaraigosa-poised-america-first-latino-president-142427177.html

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There are not enough screams...non-Los Angeleans, DO NOT be taken in by Mr. Villain. He's long had relations with developers and lobbyists and outright attacked the homeless for them to help them gentrify (see "The Soloist" for true events). Also read

Huge Subsidy for Stadium Architect
Villaraigosa quietly plans to hand Gensler $1 million meant for the poor

http://www.laweekly.com/2011-04-21/news/huge-subsidy-for-stadium-architect/

And he sent by their count 1,400 cops to destroy the OccupyLA encampment after the LA City Council said to them "You can stay as long as you want".

Please remember. And find this article later down the road.

Posted by Fire Walk With Me | Tue Jul 31, 2012, 02:15 PM (12 replies)

Identified as SWAT despite the Army gear, thank you!



A military friend is telling me that this entire getup is Army.

BTW, the image is taken from last Sunday in Anaheim. He is holding an M32, which is currently in trail use with the Marines. The obvious message is "Do what we say or else". To peaceful people protesting murderous police...

http://www.militaryfactory.com/smallarms/detail.asp?smallarms_id=248

Posted by Fire Walk With Me | Tue Jul 31, 2012, 01:15 AM (33 replies)

Fantastic: Panoramic photo of the Tokyo No Nuke protest yesterday:

Via Anonymous Operations ‏@Anon_Central

http://nobphoto01.sakura.ne.jp/qtvr/houimou2012/houimou2012.07.29.html
Posted by Fire Walk With Me | Mon Jul 30, 2012, 01:34 PM (11 replies)

Today at 3pm Sen. Sanders will deliver a major speech on climate change.

Bernie Sanders
Today at 3pm Sen. Sanders will deliver a major speech on climate change. Watch live here at 3:

http://www.c-span.org/Live-Video/C-SPAN2/
Posted by Fire Walk With Me | Mon Jul 30, 2012, 01:18 PM (1 replies)

#OpAnaheim

Posted by Fire Walk With Me | Sun Jul 29, 2012, 08:03 PM (0 replies)
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