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90. Yeah, I misread. I thought the poster meant news coverage, not the actual TV show. NT
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  -Occupy Wall Street protesters shut down 'Law & Order: SVU' set depicting OWS RamboLiberal  Dec-09-11 01:57 AM   #0 
  - Man....  FirstLight   Dec-09-11 02:09 AM   #1 
  - ?  Roy Rolling   Dec-09-11 11:22 AM   #119 
     - their "ripped from the headlines" business model illustrates  SemperEadem   Dec-09-11 01:10 PM   #138 
     - I agree. They tend to do the abnormal and more unrealistic that for the most part are rare events.  LiberalFighter   Dec-09-11 03:11 PM   #160 
     - What it WILL do is almost certainly guarantee that OWS will not be  RaleighNCDUer   Dec-09-11 05:02 PM   #172 
        - Because that was ever an option?  quakerboy   Dec-09-11 11:56 PM   #188 
  - Awesome!  Edweird   Dec-09-11 02:13 AM   #2 
  - "Odd" isn't the word.  Smarmie Doofus   Dec-09-11 02:14 AM   #3 
  - Just wait another 20 years  deutsey   Dec-09-11 07:10 AM   #29 
  - The  Turbineguy   Dec-09-11 12:23 PM   #128 
  - Not so odd . . .  janet118   Dec-09-11 10:13 AM   #91 
  - Or what about Dirty Harry, the ultimate revenge fantasy of the silent majority  Lars77   Dec-09-11 12:34 PM   #131 
  - Actually, the Dirty Harry killer in the original  Ken Burch   Dec-09-11 08:36 PM   #183 
  - Dragnet Blue Blue episode comes to mind  Seedersandleechers   Dec-09-11 05:26 PM   # 
  - I think they confused the characters, many of them looked more  dmr   Dec-09-11 07:49 PM   #180 
  - The "Blue Boy" looks like a Cal fan  Ken Burch   Dec-09-11 08:38 PM   #184 
  - +1. I remember. n/t  Smarmie Doofus   Dec-09-11 06:53 PM   #179 
  - It is odd they'd go against Law & Order SVU  DissedByBush   Dec-09-11 11:46 PM   #187 
  - the "they" used twice in his sentence are two sets of people.  Matariki   Dec-09-11 10:18 AM   #94 
  - Good for them. Where was Bloomberg when those tents  sabrina 1   Dec-09-11 02:17 AM   #4 
  - +1 Bloomberg is turd.  No Elephants   Dec-09-11 08:48 AM   #47 
  - Excellent!  Sherman A1   Dec-09-11 02:55 AM   #5 
  - I don't think there is much to wonder about.  No Elephants   Dec-09-11 08:51 AM   #48 
  - Law and Order attempted to do the RNC 2004 debacle in one of their episodes  Downtown Hound   Dec-09-11 12:08 PM   #124 
     - Plus recently, SVU lets the Corporate Scientists get their message across.  truedelphi   Dec-09-11 04:49 PM   #171 
  - Hurray! One thing OWS does not need is an SVU plot.  caseymoz   Dec-09-11 03:19 AM   #6 
  - That was my first thought. n/t  ObaMania   Dec-09-11 03:46 AM   #7 
  - You know, I've had second thoughts about this.  caseymoz   Dec-09-11 01:07 PM   #136 
  - I have found that the law and order franchise has a pro-corporate agenda  me b zola   Dec-09-11 04:23 AM   #10 
     - They have also aired plenty of episodes about corrupt cops  proud2BlibKansan   Dec-09-11 06:28 AM   #25 
     - Corrupt cops is still government.  caseymoz   Dec-09-11 01:03 PM   #135 
        - Good question. Why not do a segment on the near murders  sabrina 1   Dec-09-11 02:17 PM   #147 
     - My experience differs, re: corporate agenda.  elleng   Dec-09-11 02:32 PM   #153 
  - Those 100 patriots of the highest order, chose very wisely where to invest their energy & $$. ~nt  99th_Monkey   Dec-09-11 03:51 AM   #8 
  - Everyone go to link  me b zola   Dec-09-11 04:16 AM   #9 
  - 39% approve of OWS' actions. 61% say they are interrupting  Ilsa   Dec-09-11 06:29 AM   #26 
     - Online polls are sooooooo meaningful.  No Elephants   Dec-09-11 08:53 AM   #49 
     - Artistic Expresson?  sulphurdunn   Dec-09-11 11:24 AM   #120 
     - Artistic cockcheese.  sibelian   Dec-09-11 04:28 PM   #165 
     - If you want to talk about "disruption" . . .  markpkessinger   Dec-09-11 05:59 PM   #177 
  - So much for free speech.  Quartermass   Dec-09-11 04:24 AM   #11 
  - For corporations? n/t  Wilms   Dec-09-11 04:43 AM   #12 
  - But but but,,,,corporations are people!!11!!  peace frog   Dec-09-11 05:03 AM   #17 
  - Corporations are people too.  Callisto32   Dec-09-11 11:38 AM   #121 
  - We are Dealing with It  fascisthunter   Dec-09-11 12:46 PM   #133 
     - What?  Callisto32   Dec-09-11 02:25 PM   #151 
  - If not the corporations, how about the writer and director?  caseymoz   Dec-09-11 02:31 PM   #152 
     - What utter nonsense.  sibelian   Dec-09-11 04:27 PM   #164 
        - Free speech? You know, exactly OWS' argument with the cities over their camps?  caseymoz   Dec-09-11 05:22 PM   #173 
  - LOL!  lunatica   Dec-09-11 04:46 AM   #13 
  - Besides which, something that DEPENDS upon exploitation isn't free anything in the first place.  patrice   Dec-09-11 08:59 AM   #52 
  - you're being vague  Tunkamerica   Dec-09-11 05:25 AM   #20 
  - (facepalm) with a side of (headdesk)  WilliamPitt   Dec-09-11 08:08 AM   #39 
  - Michael Moore forms corporations to make his movies  AngryAmish   Dec-09-11 08:17 AM   #43 
  - Which legitimate movements does Moore discredit through fictionalization again?  No Elephants   Dec-09-11 09:11 AM   #62 
     - Who decides which are legitimate movements?  AngryAmish   Dec-09-11 09:42 AM   #85 
        - Ya know there is a very easy solution to your lament.  Vinnie From Indy   Dec-09-11 11:01 AM   #111 
  - "Here we go."  No Elephants   Dec-09-11 08:55 AM   #51 
  - OWS freed them from their dependence upon exploitation. They are now free to PAY for making a profit  patrice   Dec-09-11 09:03 AM   #54 
  - Nice try.  SammyWinstonJack   Dec-09-11 09:10 AM   # 
  - dupe  SammyWinstonJack   Dec-09-11 09:10 AM   #61 
  - Considering no government entities are involved on either side, not sure what your point would be.  Pacifist Patriot   Dec-09-11 10:20 AM   #96 
  - So OWS Isn't Good Enough for the News, but It's Okay as Mind Candy Pretext?  Demeter   Dec-09-11 04:47 AM   #14 
  - I'm not conflicted at all since Law & Order is not a news show  lunatica   Dec-09-11 04:54 AM   #15 
     - Here's the dilemma  Demeter   Dec-09-11 04:56 AM   #16 
     - It's a show about sexual predators and victims  lunatica   Dec-09-11 05:10 AM   #18 
     - And you know the plot would have involved a sexual assault  proud2BlibKansan   Dec-09-11 06:50 AM   #28 
        - How do we know that?  MadrasT   Dec-09-11 10:49 AM   #109 
           - Because I've watched the show since it first came on the air  proud2BlibKansan   Dec-09-11 11:07 AM   #113 
     - Yeah, I'm with you. On the other hand...  Owlet   Dec-09-11 05:42 AM   #21 
        - Witty yet inaccurate as it is dated as hell  Bluenorthwest   Dec-09-11 07:41 AM   #32 
        - Yeah, the Catholic Church was so thrilled about all kinds of publicity that  No Elephants   Dec-09-11 09:00 AM   #53 
     - "It's a fictionally based drama with writers and actors and sets and scripts. "  KansDem   Dec-09-11 09:39 AM   #83 
  - K&R Law and Order is  unionworks   Dec-09-11 05:20 AM   #19 
  - There is a poll on the link about whether you aprove of the OWS protester's actions.  mucifer   Dec-09-11 06:16 AM   #22 
  - YES!  MrMickeysMom   Dec-09-11 06:17 AM   #23 
  - Amazing people - continue to amaze.  geckosfeet   Dec-09-11 06:27 AM   #24 
  - SUV  kaffy4x4   Dec-09-11 06:33 AM   #27 
  - Hilarious.  randome   Dec-09-11 08:09 AM   #40 
  - Have you made a single post here about OWS that is not passive aggressive or negative?  No Elephants   Dec-09-11 09:04 AM   #55 
  - Yes, I have.  randome   Dec-09-11 09:09 AM   #58 
     - Actually, you could barely concede that had changed the national conversation SOME  No Elephants   Dec-09-11 09:17 AM   #65 
  - SVU is about sexual assault.  Occulus   Dec-09-11 09:09 AM   #60 
  - In oher words, the show mirrors reality.  randome   Dec-09-11 09:16 AM   #64 
  - Then get involved.  No Elephants   Dec-09-11 09:18 AM   #66 
  - Then get involved.  No Elephants   Dec-09-11 09:18 AM   #67 
     - I'm involved here.  randome   Dec-09-11 09:23 AM   #72 
        - No, I won't spread things that I believe are incorrect. And, by the way, posting does NOT  No Elephants   Dec-09-11 09:25 AM   #73 
        - I have as much right to say what I think OWS should be doing  randome   Dec-09-11 09:31 AM   #77 
           - And I have a right to say you have no right to shit on what OWS is doing every chance you get  No Elephants   Dec-09-11 09:38 AM   #82 
              - He is "too busy" to start his own movement.  U4ikLefty   Dec-09-11 02:17 PM   #148 
        - You mean stunts like that guy in Egypt  DocMac   Dec-09-11 10:24 AM   #102 
        - Nonsennse.  kenfrequed   Dec-09-11 03:02 PM   #158 
  - And that is how the media influences perceptions.  zeemike   Dec-09-11 11:09 AM   #115 
  - Based on the foundational premise of the show, it's a reasonable assumption to make.  Pacifist Patriot   Dec-09-11 10:21 AM   #97 
  - Absolutely.  sibelian   Dec-09-11 04:32 PM   #167 
  - TV Shows and Films made in the US  Sedona   Dec-09-11 07:23 AM   #30 
  - You've gotta be fucking kidding me!  RevStPatrick   Dec-09-11 07:41 AM   #31 
  - No, not kidding  Roy Rolling   Dec-09-11 07:53 AM   #34 
  - They don't do episodes about protesters being pepper sprayed.  RevStPatrick   Dec-09-11 08:01 AM   #38 
  - 1+++  patrice   Dec-09-11 08:48 AM   #46 
  - here's what is difficult to understand  Roy Rolling   Dec-09-11 09:20 AM   #69 
     - "Law and Order" is not a strong advocate of the First Amendment, they've openly trashed it  Uncle Joe   Dec-09-11 10:21 AM   #98 
     - "I have not ever watched even ONE episode of this despicable show"  sibelian   Dec-09-11 04:31 PM   #166 
  - How do you know they didn't know what the episode was about?  No Elephants   Dec-09-11 09:09 AM   #59 
  - As a Union member, I completely agree, Rev.  dotymed   Dec-09-11 08:01 AM   #37 
  - Yes, rape = "fear propaganda"  WildEyedLiberal   Dec-09-11 12:27 PM   #130 
     - I'm really not sure what you mean by that.  RevStPatrick   Dec-09-11 01:54 PM   #145 
     - It's fear propaganda when you compare the % of violent crime; murder, rape robbery programs  Uncle Joe   Dec-09-11 03:01 PM   #157 
  - As a long term professional in those Unions allow me to calm  Bluenorthwest   Dec-09-11 07:54 AM   #36 
  - workers  Eljo_Don   Dec-09-11 08:11 AM   #41 
  - Another, "OWS is wrong on this ONE" post.  No Elephants   Dec-09-11 09:05 AM   #56 
  - Bingo.  Starbucks Anarchist   Dec-09-11 05:26 PM   #175 
  - Exploitation NO...Good PR YES  Roy Rolling   Dec-09-11 07:49 AM   #33 
  - That is not the kind of story SVU does.  No Elephants   Dec-09-11 09:20 AM   #68 
  - Good! I bet they were making an episode with an OWSer being the rapist!  Odin2005   Dec-09-11 07:54 AM   #35 
  - Or they MIGHT have been.  randome   Dec-09-11 08:12 AM   #42 
     - best not to ever give OWS credit for anything, even possibly knowing the plot of the  No Elephants   Dec-09-11 09:22 AM   #71 
     - Even knowing the plot doesn't excuse spending time shutting down a studio.  randome   Dec-09-11 09:25 AM   #74 
        - Who has OWS put out of work? What have you invested in OWS that you shit on it  No Elephants   Dec-09-11 09:41 AM   #84 
     - So you think the producers won't follow through and do the episode they want?  snooper2   Dec-09-11 01:08 PM   #137 
  - When will people unerstand that privilege isn't "free speech" because it DEPENDS upon weakness.  patrice   Dec-09-11 08:42 AM   #44 
  - Ergo, OWS's show of strength LIBERATED Law and Order SVU.  patrice   Dec-09-11 08:44 AM   #45 
  - "We are not part of corporate TV America." nt  Zorra   Dec-09-11 08:55 AM   #50 
  - +1  No Elephants   Dec-09-11 09:26 AM   #75 
  - hehehe  SammyWinstonJack   Dec-09-11 09:06 AM   #57 
  - Badly written news article.  Eric J in MN   Dec-09-11 09:12 AM   #63 
  - OWS = Fail  rethymnon   Dec-09-11 09:21 AM   #70 
  - LOL!  No Elephants   Dec-09-11 09:27 AM   #76 
  - yes, the OWS ONLY brought income disparity and economic equity into mainstream discussion for  Douglas Carpenter   Dec-09-11 09:32 AM   #79 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   Dec-09-11 10:46 AM   #108 
     - voting will not make ANY difference whatsoever unless you change the political discussion  Douglas Carpenter   Dec-09-11 10:56 AM   #110 
  - You couldn't possibly be more transparent.  patrice   Dec-09-11 09:55 AM   #89 
  - And in 3, 2, ....  Pacifist Patriot   Dec-09-11 10:22 AM   #99 
     - At first glance it appears that it may be too stupid to succeed = a bot, you think? nt  patrice   Dec-09-11 10:30 AM   #106 
  - It takes some effort to get on my ignore list.  DocMac   Dec-09-11 10:39 AM   #107 
  - I think you are dead wrong!  Vinnie From Indy   Dec-09-11 11:04 AM   #112 
  - "If you want change, elect more democrats"  AZ Progressive   Dec-09-11 11:13 AM   #118 
  - You will do well on DU3  U4ikLefty   Dec-09-11 02:25 PM   #150 
  - La la la la....  sibelian   Dec-09-11 04:34 PM   #168 
  - What good has electing more Democrats done for us?  Bjorn Against   Dec-09-11 05:58 PM   #176 
  - Turn down free advertising  vminfla   Dec-09-11 09:31 AM   #78 
  - Yes, that would have been better. NT  Eric J in MN   Dec-09-11 09:35 AM   #80 
  - It would have been useless. God made post production for things like that.  No Elephants   Dec-09-11 09:45 AM   #87 
     - Yeah, I misread. I thought the poster meant news coverage, not the actual TV show. NT  Eric J in MN   Dec-09-11 09:58 AM   #90 
  - Smarter? LOL!  No Elephants   Dec-09-11 09:44 AM   #86 
  - It's smarter to get your message across than to provide a camera crew with shrillish screaming  vminfla   Dec-09-11 04:08 PM   #163 
  - I suspect the editing room would have been able to circumvent that.  Pacifist Patriot   Dec-09-11 10:22 AM   #100 
     - Now the editing room has hours of shrillish yelling to work with  vminfla   Dec-09-11 01:14 PM   #139 
  - Gothamist was there.  Eric J in MN   Dec-09-11 09:37 AM   #81 
  - But you see  Quartermass   Dec-09-11 09:52 AM   #88 
  - Did the plot depict OWS in a largely positive way?  Akoto   Dec-09-11 10:15 AM   #92 
  - The episode hasn't aired. The protesters haven't seen the script.  Eric J in MN   Dec-09-11 10:19 AM   #95 
  - NY Times article  Eric J in MN   Dec-09-11 10:17 AM   #93 
  - Aside from anything else, they were distorting OWS's message  starroute   Dec-09-11 10:24 AM   #101 
  - Putting unionized media production people out of work and stifling free speech is FUN!  slackmaster   Dec-09-11 10:25 AM   #103 
  - Did you see the post above?  Lydia Leftcoast   Dec-09-11 12:22 PM   #127 
     - That's fucked up like a football bat  slackmaster   Dec-09-11 12:25 PM   #129 
  - Awesome!!  BlancheSplanchnik   Dec-09-11 10:26 AM   #104 
  - If the episode were written in a way to be sympathetic to the movement, then I don't  totodeinhere   Dec-09-11 10:28 AM   #105 
  - K/R KICK  defendandprotect   Dec-09-11 11:07 AM   #114 
  - Good. I'm glad they are finally stopping corporate media from portraying them negatively...  Modern_Matthew   Dec-09-11 11:09 AM   #116 
  - Naomi Wolf had some suggestions this morning on how OWS should handle this  mmonk   Dec-09-11 11:11 AM   #117 
  - Hmmm, dialogue. Now THAT is a brilliant idea.  Pacifist Patriot   Dec-09-11 01:18 PM   #140 
     - Not according to many here  nobodyspecial   Dec-09-11 11:56 PM   #189 
  - I cannot condone this.  Callisto32   Dec-09-11 11:39 AM   #122 
  - It's not violence.  Eric J in MN   Dec-09-11 01:33 PM   #143 
     - Setting the cudgel of the state over someoness head like the sword of Damacles isn't violent?  Callisto32   Dec-09-11 02:32 PM   #154 
  - RIGHT ON!  robinlynne   Dec-09-11 11:58 AM   #123 
  - yeah but some of the comments are from brain dead people  PatrynXX   Dec-09-11 12:08 PM   #125 
  - Seems like an overreaction to me, but it was the city that pulled the permit, not OWS.  aikoaiko   Dec-09-11 12:11 PM   #126 
  - K & Effing R  malaise   Dec-09-11 12:34 PM   #132 
  - Oh no... they disrupted people's entertainment....  fascisthunter   Dec-09-11 12:49 PM   #134 
  - The episode will probably still air.  Eric J in MN   Dec-09-11 01:35 PM   #144 
  - so no harm at all  fascisthunter   Dec-09-11 08:24 PM   #181 
  - (continued)  unionworks   Dec-09-11 02:51 PM   #156 
     - good  fascisthunter   Dec-09-11 08:25 PM   #182 
  - On this I disagree - I used to watch this program regularly and they  jwirr   Dec-09-11 01:20 PM   #141 
  - Awesome is right!  moondust   Dec-09-11 01:24 PM   #142 
  - K&R  mvd   Dec-09-11 02:13 PM   #146 
  - Get a grip people, it's a TV SHOW!!!!  RollWithIt   Dec-09-11 02:22 PM   #149 
  - Law and order  unionworks   Dec-09-11 02:49 PM   #155 
  - "made up of union members who greatly sympathize with the OWS movement."  sibelian   Dec-09-11 04:37 PM   #169 
  - Wait, I thought putting up tents in public parks was illegal.  blackspade   Dec-09-11 03:03 PM   #159 
  - Real tents - or just stunt-double tents? TV & Movie shoots  24601   Dec-09-11 06:41 PM   #178 
     - You obviously know nothing about the OWS movement.  blackspade   Dec-09-11 10:23 PM   #185 
        - Wrong  24601   Dec-09-11 10:43 PM   #186 
  - Hooray  DonCoquixote   Dec-09-11 03:15 PM   #161 
  - OWS not for the purpose of entertainment  katty   Dec-09-11 03:33 PM   #162 
  - Bang on.  sibelian   Dec-09-11 04:38 PM   #170 
  - This is not a free speech issue...  Modern_Matthew   Dec-09-11 05:24 PM   #174 
  - Wonder if Law & Order will write the demonstration into the episode?  lynne   Dec-10-11 01:08 AM   #190 
 

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