Tag: occupy wall street

Niger, El Salvador Beat United States in Press Freedom Last Year

The United States placed a thrilling 47th on the newly-released index of worldwide press freedom compiled by Reporters Without Borders, go team! This is 27 places worse than the previous year, owing to all the great fun cops across...

Occupy Wall Street’s Scripted SOTU Response ‘Embargoed’ By PR Company

The dull evidence of a typical hack political campaign is the "embargoed" speech or statement sent out many hours before the event it is supposed to address. And now we've got this email from a big P.R. firm claiming...

Newt Gingrich Now Against Filthy Excesses of Capitalism, What?

Here is a thing that Newt Gingrich said in New Hampshire, Newt Gingrich, he said this, are you ready for it? GET READY: “You have to ask the question, is capitalism really about the ability of a handful of...

Wingnuts In Full-Scale Panic Over ‘Socialist’ Third-Grade Sing-a-Long

A group of Virginia third graders composed a song about the spiritual emptiness of greed, which they sang for their fellow public school students at an assembly -- good on them, right? Except, UH-OH TIMES A HUNDRED, they included...

2012: A Self-Fulfilling Prophecy As the Human World Breaks Apart

The modern idea that human civilization would collapse in 2012 supposedly goes back to another overextended American empire on its last legs, that of the Maya. But like so much wrong thinking now popular in today's United States, this...

Ocupados Shut Down Oakland, Other West Coast Ports (VIDEO)

Thousands of Occupy protesters all along the West Coast gathered at ports Monday in support of the International Longshore Workers Union and their ongoing workers' rights battles with Goldman Suchs and other corporate goblins (although members were forbidden by...

Tony Perkins Discovers True Meaning of Jesus: Capitalism Is Awesome

In honor of #OccupyCongress and the "Take Back the Capitol" movement that officially began today in Washington and the patient citizens who put up with lawmakers who hid from them and tried to have them arrested for seeking --...

What’s Really Behind the Nationwide Raids Against #OWS

For a decade now, the Department of Homeland Security has coordinated the law enforcement efforts of America's major cities, both through the U.S. Conference of Mayors and through a direct network of the nation's big city police chiefs. And...

Nancy Pelosi Shamelessly Tries To Cash In On Occupy Wall Street

The Democratic Party is still not entirely sure what to do with this "Occupy Wall Street" stuff beyond allowing for a few cautious statements from one or another "liberal" member of Congress let out of the pen for a...

Watch Livestream of Ocupados As They Play Dress-Up Today (VIDEO)

It's Fancy Dress Day at Occupy Wall Street! As part of the "day of action," some OWS protesters in New York City have raided Mom and Dad's closet (from back when Mom and Dad used to have jobs to...

Panicky Billionaire Mayor Orders Eviction of Zuccotti Park (VIDEO)

Here is video from inside Zuccotti Park early Tuesday morning as the NYPD moved in to trash the encampment and arrest dozens of peacefully resisting protesters. THAT'S QUITE ENOUGH FREEDUMZ 4 U ALL according to nervous billionaire goon Michael...

Watch The ’99 Percent’ Hilariously Occupy Michele Bachmann’s Lame Speech!

Actually, we think the funny part of is that the Occupy Charleston protesters appear to outnumber the attendees at this Michele Bachmann speech. Oh and don't worry, random outbursts of screaming are so normal at these teabagger events that...

UC Berkeley Head OKs Police Beating of Protesters To, Uh, Save Tuition

UC Berkeley riot cops viciously beat the crap out of dozens of peaceful OccupyCal protesters and then arrested six students and an English professor for trying to establish an encampment in Sproul Plaza, because the university's Chancellor-demon Robert Birgeneau...

Elizabeth Warren Hates ‘Job Creation’ For Sympathizing With Jobless

How do you prove you hate "job creation" in America? According to a new GOP commercial attacking Elizabeth Warren, you do this by expressing sympathy and support for the jobless Americans taking part in the Occupy protests nationwide. The...

Here Is Cranky Sarah Palin In A Muu-Muu Yelling At Olds

Wow. This is a very acerbic Sarah Palin dressed up in a classic batshit old hag "leopard print muu-muu, beehive and spectacles" ensemble as she practically snarls at the retirement home folk who were bussed in to nap through...

Saturday Is Bank Transfer Day, So What Will You (We) Do?

It says a lot about the Internet that the first thing we saw about the November 5 Anti-Bank Action Day was a snide remark. Something along the lines of "Good job dumb hippies, banks are closed on Saturday." First...