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struggle4progress Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Oct-12-11 11:24 AM
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Occupy Boston records 141 Arrests while Menino shows Mixed Support
October 12, 2011 11:18 AM EDT

... Following the arrests, Boston Mayor Thomas M. Menino sent a mixed message as he expressed agreement with the protesters on the issues while defending the arrest by the police.

"I understand they have freedom of speech and freedom of expression, but we have a city to manage," said Menino, according to Boston.com. "I'm open to suggestions, but civil disobedience will not be tolerated."

Menino said he supports the crusade against corporate greed, and that he agrees "with them on the issues. Foreclosure. Corporate greed. These are issues I've been working on my entire career."

However, "you can't tie up a city," said Menino ...

http://newyork.ibtimes.com/articles/229867/20111012/occ...
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Ian David Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Oct-12-11 11:31 AM
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1. I don't think the word "Civil Disobedience" means what Menino thinks it means. n/t
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graywarrior Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Oct-12-11 06:06 PM
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2. One foot on the train, the other on the station
Pick a side, Mumbles.

He can't.
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