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25

Nov

Shooting, pepper-spraying among violence that marred Black Friday shopping events in Calif

Read the full story here.

Ignorance is the greatest tool a government can have over its own civilians. No point in protesting the 1% when the 99% display the same greed…smfh

#OccupyYourself

17

Nov

Mistah FAB Freestyles At Occupy Oakland

Speaks mad truth & simply just kills this freestyle!  A must listen.

16

Nov

Capt Ray Lewis Joins OWS Protest,Gives Message to NYPD and Slams The Greed 1% from Zuccotti Park

Jay-Z a Snake & Occupies his Bank Account w/ Greed

So, in case you didn’t know, Jay-Z wore a shirt over the weekend in support of the #OccupyTogether movement that said “Occupy All Streets.”  Dope initiative; dope to see him support.  BUT, the shirts then went online FOR SALE; FOR PROFIT.  No biggie right?  Given the fact that Jay-Z’s gone on the record supporting the movement, one would assume that at least some portions of the profits are going to support the movement.  WRONG!  The shirts initially were taken off the RocaWear online store after facing harsh criticism (which was completely justified).  However, the shirts were back up and available for purchase this past Monday for $22.  The company is making no apologies for this, and, plans to move forward from now on shipping them out by mid December.  Full story here and here

Hova has lost all my respect w/ this BS ass move.  At least most of the 1% had the balls to say upfront that they don’t give a shit about those struggling; that they’re all about increasing their income.  Jay-Z is the epitome of a coward, scumbag, and hypocrite.  This guy has gone on the record supporting to support the movement but then manipulates it in a way for him to profit.  “When the grass is cut, the snakes will show.”  Well, thank you Mr. Carter for showing us the coward you truly are.  You’re mad disappionting with this move b/c you act like you care, you come into our homes, we support your whole career, then, you flip around and leach off your community.  I guess some things don’t change.  I guess you are the same goon from the Marcy Projects who only cared about survival, the hustle, and making that cash money. 

And, yes, I’m well aware of his philanthropic endeavors.  I know the stories of how his 9/11 concerts’ profits all went to help 9/11 victims.  But, does giving money here & there excuse hypocrisy and greed in other cases?  Maybe I was just raised differently to be a man of my word, dignity, and respect 24/7 irrespective of the circumstances around me. 

Some will argue, “There is nothing wrong with this.  Jay’s always been a businessman.  He’s always been about making money.”  True.  But, then, why voice your support for a movement you obviously don’t truly believe in?  Actions speak louder than words; this shirt profiteering clearly connotes he only cares about making money.  I don’t agree with that, but, I’ll tell you one thing: I’d have more respect for the man if he wasn’t such a fake and made it known he didn’t support the movement.  But, as a businessman, he knew that’d be a bad business move because his fans are the 99%.  How could he come out bluntly stating, “Well actually, um, I only care about my cheese.”  Fake ass dude.  SMFH.

I won’t even get started on Russell Simmons either with his credit card that only serves to keep the poor in debt even worse smfh.

09

Nov

Occupy Cal 11/9/11 (Police Beat Harmless Students)

In case you didn’t catch what I was referencing in my post below.  Here’s the vid.  Simply laughable at this point…we’ll get a nice memo tomorrow saying, “The students were warned to evacuate or face police ‘action.’” 

SMFH.

Thoughts on Jo Pa’s Firing & Occupy CAL

RealityCheck:

*Today, Penn State almost riots due to Joe Patino’s firing for cover up/enabling of sexual violence of eight boys between ages of 10-17, as police stood by & WATCH.

*Today, peaceful students at OccupyCAL were brutalized by police & BEATEN with batons BY police for challenging tuition hikes & root causes of homelessness & poverty. 

{…and ‘this’ is what we call “civilization”.}

Via Mark Gonzales

19

Oct

I think this is what the 99% are talking about

I think this is what the 99% are talking about

18

Oct

latimes:

Students visit Occupy L.A. for lesson in democracy:

Avery Tyler, 12, said she was initially scared of the sprawling tents, but her perspective quickly changed.
“People care so much about this, they come down here and stay here,” she said. “One guy was talking to us and he said we’re all doing this for the future children. That really made me feel proud.”

Photo: Nathaniel “Nat” Stern, 11, who attends the private Sequoyah school in Pasadena, visited Occupy L.A. on Tuesday as part of a field trip to City Hall. Credit: Matt Stevens / Los Angeles Times

latimes:

Students visit Occupy L.A. for lesson in democracy:

Avery Tyler, 12, said she was initially scared of the sprawling tents, but her perspective quickly changed.

“People care so much about this, they come down here and stay here,” she said. “One guy was talking to us and he said we’re all doing this for the future children. That really made me feel proud.”

Photo: Nathaniel “Nat” Stern, 11, who attends the private Sequoyah school in Pasadena, visited Occupy L.A. on Tuesday as part of a field trip to City Hall. Credit: Matt Stevens / Los Angeles Times

NYPD Run Over Protester’s Foot & Arrest Him

FUCK NYPD.

So, get this. A protester’s is ran over by an NYPD officer on a motorcycle. The officer simply stands there looking at him. The protester kicks the moped to release his foot, which he does. But, in kicking the moped for his own well being, NYPD bum rushes him n’ hits him. SMFH. Seems like NYPD has been training w/ LAPD if u ask me.  Best part is NYPD is claiming the protester purposefully put his leg in the way LMAO.  Really?  Cops can be such morons.

Small history lesson: The police force was originally created to protect the wealthy. It’s not about protecting & serving originally. Some things don’t change right? 

#AbuseOfPower.

16

Oct

CHARTS: Here’s What The Wall Street Protesters Are So Angry About…

And I present to you some more data on how Greed & the Current System is Killing our Country…

Link