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I Have A Dream Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Oct-08-11 12:51 AM
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153. Thank you for posting this.
:thumbsup:

I'm OK with people ridiculing me for objecting to posts that are condoning or celebrating violence. I'm sad to see that there are so few people who are speaking out about it.

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  -So, I work for a bank. Today they sent us this "Protest Safety Handbook" arcane1  Oct-07-11 10:35 AM   #0 
  - "every effort should be made to avoid them or....  Scuba   Oct-07-11 10:37 AM   #1 
  - I wish we were still located downtown!!!  arcane1   Oct-07-11 10:57 AM   #18 
  - Oh for God's sake avoid the OWS folks..  workinclasszero   Oct-07-11 02:24 PM   #72 
  - I work on Broad Street.  FedUp_Queer   Oct-07-11 04:04 PM   #82 
     - INVITATION TO OCCUPY WALL STREET -- Saturday, 11 AM @ Red Cube corner  vets74   Oct-07-11 04:34 PM   #98 
  - they are getting scared  FirstLight   Oct-07-11 10:38 AM   #2 
  - Exactly.  Occulus   Oct-07-11 10:59 AM   #21 
  - Yes, and to quote one of the best-ever parodies of the 1%'ers...  Lizzie Poppet   Oct-07-11 11:32 AM   #42 
  - ROFL! Thats perfect! nt  workinclasszero   Oct-07-11 04:19 PM   #89 
  - They are a dangerous group!  IrishAle   Oct-07-11 07:32 PM   #125 
  - ya forgot the "tree of liberty should be splattered with blood" or WTF  elehhhhna   Oct-07-11 08:39 PM   #134 
  - They are getting scared but  Enthusiast   Oct-07-11 10:51 PM   #145 
  - That's basic safety information for any city dweller.  aquart   Oct-07-11 10:42 AM   #3 
  - You are right.  HappyMe   Oct-07-11 10:48 AM   #9 
  - Standard precautions at all times for NY.  FarCenter   Oct-07-11 11:01 AM   #23 
     - no problems with Canadians...we're loved everywhere!  canuckledragger   Oct-07-11 08:24 PM   #128 
        - You were until that tar sands crap, anyway  eridani   Oct-08-11 01:07 AM   #154 
        - you better not ask in florida  SwampG8r   Oct-08-11 08:17 AM   #165 
        - Yeah! Just make sure to have your Canadian flag patch on your luggage!  Nay   Oct-08-11 09:36 AM   #170 
  - Protestors are no different than muggers, apparently.  HughBeaumont   Oct-07-11 10:43 AM   #4 
  - Maybe you missed what happened in Britain.  aquart   Oct-07-11 11:09 AM   #33 
  - No reason to put propagandist spin on the propaganda.  RaleighNCDUer   Oct-07-11 11:27 AM   #39 
  - About 120 gang member did the damage in England,  oldbanjo   Oct-07-11 06:34 PM   #114 
  - More less than more  minnesota_liberal   Oct-08-11 02:25 AM   #157 
  - That's what hit me  malaise   Oct-07-11 04:28 PM   #95 
  - True --- and notice, banks are the victims -- not the unemployed or homeless!! Blame the victim --  defendandprotect   Oct-07-11 07:23 PM   # 
  - Sounds Like the Banks Are Gearing Up for Infiltration and Contamination  Demeter   Oct-07-11 10:44 AM   #5 
  - Too late.  FedUp_Queer   Oct-07-11 04:07 PM   #83 
  - "occupyparty" registered anonymously in Australia . . .  janet118   Oct-08-11 08:35 AM   #167 
  - I have not had a "bank" account in over 25 years!!!  Left Coast2020   Oct-07-11 09:56 PM   #141 
  - Not to worry  NV Whino   Oct-07-11 10:45 AM   #6 
  - Don't forget to wear a Condom  formercia   Oct-07-11 10:47 AM   #7 
  - Or hold a hankerchief over my face, so as not to breathe their air  arcane1   Oct-07-11 10:48 AM   #8 
     - The Banks should issue surgical masks to all employees.  formercia   Oct-07-11 10:50 AM   # 
     - Bandanas would work also.  RC   Oct-07-11 11:02 AM   #25 
        - Be sure they're Black n/t  formercia   Oct-07-11 11:04 AM   #29 
     - Probably not a bad idea...  Capitalocracy   Oct-07-11 04:42 PM   #99 
  - Yet the bankers themselves have resorted to violence  Trillo   Oct-07-11 10:48 AM   #10 
  - The part that bugs me the most is this:  arcane1   Oct-07-11 10:52 AM   #14 
  - Thanks for posting this  BrendaBrick   Oct-07-11 11:08 AM   #32 
  - Although I applaud you for your statement, and agree with it,  truedelphi   Oct-07-11 04:21 PM   #90 
     - I agree with you about the stripping of rights,  Trillo   Oct-07-11 08:46 PM   #135 
  - Mostly a piece of boiler plate  zipplewrath   Oct-07-11 10:49 AM   #11 
  - But nothing in there about posting this online for millions to read?  progressoid   Oct-07-11 10:50 AM   #12 
  - Nope  arcane1   Oct-07-11 11:33 PM   #147 
  - K & R !!!  WillyT   Oct-07-11 10:50 AM   #13 
  - WATCH OUT! BE AFRAID!  OffWithTheirHeads   Oct-07-11 10:53 AM   #15 
  - sounds like old boilerplate text but really is lame.  dionysus   Oct-07-11 10:54 AM   #16 
  - They left out the headgear recommendation...  immoderate   Oct-07-11 10:55 AM   #17 
  - banks are getting worried  nadinbrzezinski   Oct-07-11 10:57 AM   #19 
  - Deleted sub-thread  Name removed   Oct-07-11 10:57 AM   #20 
  - Interestingly Enough - 99% Of Bank Employees Are Really 99%er's Themselves........  global1   Oct-07-11 10:59 AM   #22 
  - Sad isn't it.  lonestarnot   Oct-07-11 11:03 AM   #27 
  - +1  harun   Oct-07-11 02:05 PM   #68 
  - +1  uponit7771   Oct-07-11 02:14 PM   #70 
  - "99% Of Bank Employees Are Really 99%er's Themselves.."  The Wielding Truth   Oct-07-11 04:22 PM   #91 
  - Exactly, global1.  Demoiselle   Oct-07-11 04:30 PM   #97 
  - I think that the jobs will follow the bank accounts. Given no net loss of accounts  eridani   Oct-08-11 01:13 AM   #155 
  - They're afraid  cyglet   Oct-07-11 06:45 PM   #116 
  - +1  sarcasmo   Oct-07-11 09:02 PM   #137 
  - Wear a disguise  formercia   Oct-07-11 11:01 AM   #24 
  - You can't fool me.  Kurovski   Oct-07-11 11:34 AM   #43 
  - What a bunch of chickenshit bullshit.  lonestarnot   Oct-07-11 11:02 AM   #26 
  - Wow. So protestors are likened to criminals to be avoided, along with dark alleys.  WinkyDink   Oct-07-11 11:03 AM   #28 
  - Holy crap! That sounds like what people should do to avoid banks! nt  valerief   Oct-07-11 11:04 AM   #30 
  - Oh, that's a good one! nt  nc4bo   Oct-07-11 11:21 AM   #36 
  - GOOD, they are scared shitless, LOL  B Calm   Oct-07-11 11:07 AM   #31 
  - I saw the headline and asked, "Why would you protest safety?"  nichomachus   Oct-07-11 11:17 AM   #34 
  - And, if you see scary Anti Bank protesters ... Serpentine! Serpentine!  Arugula Latte   Oct-07-11 11:19 AM   #35 
  - They left out the best, simplest tip:  RaleighNCDUer   Oct-07-11 11:21 AM   #37 
  - No wonder banks have phased out deposit envelopes.  gkhouston   Oct-07-11 12:28 PM   #60 
  - I feel slighted....  Permanut   Oct-07-11 11:22 AM   #38 
  - They left out Denver too.  kag   Oct-07-11 06:36 PM   #115 
  - "Paranoia strikes deep"  PotatoChip   Oct-07-11 11:28 AM   #40 
  - It went out to EVERY employee via email, and posted on our intranet  arcane1   Oct-07-11 11:31 AM   #41 
  - Violence is not unlikely.  lumberjack_jeff   Oct-07-11 11:37 AM   #44 
  - "Violence as a way of achieving racial justice is both impractical and immoral"  Nye Bevan   Oct-07-11 02:03 PM   #67 
  - "By any means necessary." - Malcom X n/t  lumberjack_jeff   Oct-07-11 08:17 PM   #127 
  - Thank you for posting this.  I Have A Dream   Oct-08-11 12:51 AM   #153 
  - Okay, but it's also what the cops have been doing.  kag   Oct-07-11 06:46 PM   #117 
     - Ubiquitous video changes EVERYTHING  Mopar151   Oct-08-11 08:25 AM   #166 
  - How many lay-outs  tama   Oct-07-11 11:37 AM   #45 
  - Kicked and recommended.  Uncle Joe   Oct-07-11 11:37 AM   #46 
  - "often encouraging the unemployed and homeless to join the movement"  Arctic Dave   Oct-07-11 11:37 AM   #47 
  - Before yesterday, I would have completely disagreed with this memo.  I Have A Dream   Oct-07-11 11:38 AM   #48 
  - Specify the actual real-life violence that has occurred that you are so  kestrel91316   Oct-07-11 05:54 PM   #108 
     - If you had read the same things that I read on a right-wing site...  I Have A Dream   Oct-07-11 11:59 PM   #151 
  - LOL My children were deployed to Germany after a restaurant was  jwirr   Oct-07-11 11:46 AM   #49 
  - "these types of people..." n/t  Liberal_in_LA   Oct-07-11 11:47 AM   #50 
  - Sounds like they recycled the "walking to your car late" flyer  Matariki   Oct-07-11 11:48 AM   #51 
  - Delicious copypasta!  Lizzie Poppet   Oct-07-11 11:49 AM   #52 
  - Just projection from the immoral...  JuniperLea   Oct-07-11 11:51 AM   #53 
  - K&R  PETRUS   Oct-07-11 11:53 AM   #54 
  - That's actually a more even handed description of the protesters than I would have expected.  Gidney N Cloyd   Oct-07-11 11:57 AM   #55 
  - They probably should have left out  pipi_k   Oct-07-11 12:18 PM   #56 
  - Tagged for hilarity  slackmaster   Oct-07-11 12:21 PM   #57 
  - I'm approaching five years now  arcane1   Oct-07-11 12:26 PM   #59 
  - Aiiiieeee! Chupacabra!  Fire Walk With Me   Oct-07-11 12:23 PM   #58 
  - Be safe out there. Don't forget your cup!  MilesColtrane   Oct-07-11 12:29 PM   #61 
  - Notice how they assume the reader is the 1%?  Duer 157099   Oct-07-11 12:30 PM   #62 
  - Sly move to co-opt the bank employees.  Kaleko   Oct-07-11 01:51 PM   #66 
  - I like how the document  LibertyLover   Oct-07-11 01:26 PM   #63 
  - MOST of that list is just good common sense. The parts that aren't...  Shandris   Oct-07-11 01:31 PM   #64 
  - REEFER MADNESS  Gregorian   Oct-07-11 01:44 PM   #65 
  - Kind of smells like corporate lawyers to me.  Robb   Oct-07-11 02:11 PM   #69 
  - These pricks steal and rob everyday  lsewpershad   Oct-07-11 02:21 PM   #71 
  - Duck! and Cover!!  Cherchez la Femme   Oct-07-11 02:51 PM   #73 
  - If you don't mind, I'm going to use this in an article.  WilliamPitt   Oct-07-11 03:38 PM   #74 
  - By all means, run with it!  arcane1   Oct-07-11 03:46 PM   #76 
     - On my word.  WilliamPitt   Oct-07-11 03:49 PM   #78 
        - It has definitely been a source of amusement all day :)  arcane1   Oct-07-11 03:54 PM   #79 
        - PS: if you want, I'll PM you the bank's actual name  arcane1   Oct-07-11 03:55 PM   #80 
           - I think keeping the bank's name out of it is wise  WilliamPitt   Oct-07-11 04:16 PM   #88 
              - Understandable, and agreed  arcane1   Oct-07-11 04:24 PM   #92 
  - It could be all summed up in one: Don't steal and gamble.  mmonk   Oct-07-11 03:40 PM   #75 
  - Make sure you check under the bed!!!  Tom Ripley   Oct-07-11 03:48 PM   #77 
  - Thanks for posting this. I assume we'll see all the bank "handbooks" as they are released.  tridim   Oct-07-11 04:01 PM   #81 
  - They forgot, "REPORT ALL SIGHTINGS OF GUILLOTINES,  MsPithy   Oct-07-11 04:08 PM   #84 
  - +1 000 000 000  kestrel91316   Oct-07-11 05:56 PM   #109 
  - lol  Renew Deal   Oct-07-11 06:05 PM   #111 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   Oct-08-11 12:02 AM   #152 
  - And, DON'T OFFER ANYONE CAKE!  MsPithy   Oct-07-11 06:13 PM   #112 
  - They'll soon realize their employees belong to the 99%  lunatica   Oct-07-11 04:15 PM   #85 
  - "*redacted* Bank Corporate Security" - Sounds impressive,  davidwparker   Oct-07-11 04:15 PM   #86 
  - Hang in there. (If you can.)  truedelphi   Oct-07-11 04:16 PM   #87 
  - I have learned SO MUCH from working here  arcane1   Oct-07-11 04:26 PM   #93 
  - Attention, all employees of banksters, rethuglians and teabaggers!!  workinclasszero   Oct-07-11 04:27 PM   #94 
  - k&r n/t  w0nderer   Oct-07-11 04:29 PM   #96 
  - oops! wrong safety guide!  Enrique   Oct-07-11 04:47 PM   #100 
  - What the elites don't "get" is that as long as you don't look like  Marnie   Oct-07-11 05:13 PM   #101 
  - Yesterday, in Liberty Plaza I was  grntuscarora   Oct-07-11 05:39 PM   #102 
  - check yer wallet  rucky   Oct-07-11 05:42 PM   #103 
     - Front pocket!!!  arcane1   Oct-07-11 05:43 PM   #105 
     - congratulations  grntuscarora   Oct-07-11 07:03 PM   #120 
  - Bank employees below the level of Vice President should not  coalition_unwilling   Oct-07-11 05:43 PM   #104 
  - Fits right in with the "angry, violent mob" meme.  kestrel91316   Oct-07-11 05:45 PM   #106 
  - I find this unintentionally hilarious.  Brigid   Oct-07-11 05:50 PM   #107 
  - The NY protestors are NOT violent  TomClash   Oct-07-11 05:57 PM   #110 
  - Don't engage them?  DissedByBush   Oct-07-11 06:32 PM   #113 
  - If we talk to them, they might give us "ideas"  arcane1   Oct-07-11 07:20 PM   #123 
  - Reminds me of the 1967 antiwar march on DC  eridani   Oct-08-11 01:29 AM   #156 
  - that looks like the 'how to avoid rape' handbook omg  CarrieLynne   Oct-07-11 06:48 PM   #118 
  - This looks just like the AIG memo to employees in 2008 or 2009  JVS   Oct-07-11 06:49 PM   #119 
  - I LOVE THIS... We Were In Front Of OUR Skank Of America Yesterday!  ChiciB1   Oct-07-11 07:11 PM   #121 
  - Proving they are without conscience and liars --  defendandprotect   Oct-07-11 07:18 PM   #122 
  - A while back there used to be protests outside my workplace  CreekDog   Oct-07-11 07:23 PM   #124 
  - Yeah, those protestors are like animals!!1!  JNelson6563   Oct-07-11 07:37 PM   #126 
  - At $300 an hour, I wonder how look it took some lawyer to write that?  Shagbark Hickory   Oct-07-11 08:26 PM   #129 
  - This is one nut-job piece of work....  tcaudilllg   Oct-07-11 08:26 PM   #130 
  - Good lord, now that I'm home at reading this at my leisure...  arcane1   Oct-07-11 08:27 PM   #131 
  - They forgot to say "wear clean underwear".  livingonearth   Oct-07-11 08:27 PM   #132 
  - If you see a bright flash of light, remember - duck and cover!  IDemo   Oct-07-11 08:37 PM   #133 
  - the banksters....  unkachuck   Oct-07-11 08:58 PM   #136 
  - Sounds like they want you to be afraid of the people marching for your rights. nt  ZombieHorde   Oct-07-11 09:27 PM   #138 
  - Hey there neighbor..  2banon   Oct-07-11 09:41 PM   #139 
  - this is the part i don't get:  barbtries   Oct-07-11 09:49 PM   #140 
  - Wow......I see this as a really positive sign. We are making progress and they are preparing. YAY!  tropicanarose   Oct-07-11 09:59 PM   #142 
  - Sounds like an invitation to skip work to me  ArcticFox   Oct-07-11 10:03 PM   #143 
  - Haha!! I love it!  arcane1   Oct-07-11 10:12 PM   #144 
  - I feel a lot safer around protesters than I do around those assholes.  999998th word   Oct-07-11 10:55 PM   #146 
  - Disparaging the unemployed and homeless is despicable  NICO9000   Oct-07-11 11:38 PM   #148 
  - This is very close to the notices scientology  bengalherder   Oct-07-11 11:47 PM   #149 
  - I used to work for a bank -  lynne   Oct-07-11 11:57 PM   #150 
  - I think you're being unfair.  MrModerate   Oct-08-11 02:52 AM   #158 
  - When you see a protest march...  jonthebru   Oct-08-11 03:00 AM   #159 
  - The banksters are worried , they have produced a book.  Tanelorn   Oct-08-11 03:46 AM   #160 
  - Thank you for sharing this...it begs for a satirical restatement  mahina   Oct-08-11 06:32 AM   #161 
  - I think they are also scared of losing business  TNLib   Oct-08-11 07:47 AM   #162 
  - OMG!! They really are scared to death.  Gman   Oct-08-11 07:48 AM   #163 
  - "Be a good witness..."  crim son   Oct-08-11 08:14 AM   #164 
  - They are trying to make ther protesters out to be criminals and thugs! Bastards!  Odin2005   Oct-08-11 08:59 AM   #168 
  - "...disengaged and disenfranchised population of the United States..."  Turbineguy   Oct-08-11 09:35 AM   #169 
  - Do not attempt to reason or argue with the protesters  Douglas Carpenter   Oct-08-11 09:38 AM   #171 
  - Not one single  JustAnotherGen   Oct-08-11 10:43 AM   #172 
  - The opposition to the "OWS" movement...  Butch350   Oct-08-11 11:13 AM   #173 
  - Thank you for making this public. You're a good citizen -- seriously.  JackRiddler   Oct-08-11 12:33 PM   #174 
 

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