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Intro: "Understanding why Occupy Wall Street has stymied the mayor at every turn."

Illustration, New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg servicing the Wall Street Bull. (art: Andre Carrilho/New York Magazine)
Illustration, New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg servicing the Wall Street Bull. (art: Andre Carrilho/New York Magazine)

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Occupy Wall Street: Take the Bull by the Horns

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+6 # JoanWile2 2011-11-20 17:32
COULD ONLY HAPPEN/WHILE THEY WERE NAPPIN/BOOTS HIT THE GROUND/CIVIL RIGHTS UNBOUND/ILLEGAL RAID/JUSTICE MISLAID/MAYOR AFRAID/HIS WEALTH UNMADE

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+30 # Charles3000 2011-11-20 17:50
That is a very good and very fair essay about the mayor. "OWS" is about the system and the 1% wants to keep the system and many of the 99% do not know yet what the "system" is that the 1% is protecting. At some point in time the 99% will understand that the "system" the 1% is protecting is the monetary system. It is the system where the government prints money and gives it to banks who end it to the 1% to make more money or lend it to the government at interest paid from taxes on the citizens. That is the "system" that needs to be changed.
 
 
+9 # in deo veritas 2011-11-20 19:24
Absolutely correect. The monetary system is dead. Replacing it with a credit system is vital. reinstating the Glass-Steagal to stop the reckless gambling spree by the banksters is the first step-passage of HR1489 that has a growing list of supporter must be rammed through before our time runs out. It is likely that Obama is opposed to it to defend his 1% campaign contributors.
 
 
+24 # jwb110 2011-11-20 17:52
Mayor Boomberg has taken a rather healthy crap on his own legacy. He'll only be remembered as the mayor who created his own version of Kristallnacht in Zuccotti Park.
Shame on him!
 
 
+12 # LessSaid 2011-11-20 19:16
I guess the next thing for the Mayor is to have a terrorist alarm to try an get some creditability back to his legacy.
 
 
+2 # 666 2011-11-21 05:53
be careful what you wish for... the next step will be to brand OWS a terrorist organization, to shut down their funding, to arrest their "leaders" and ship them off to an offshore "detention" center where they can learn that 2+2+=5 (after that, of course, they'll be qualified to work at citibank, BoA, etc)
 
 
+7 # Paul Scott 2011-11-20 23:51
The more these people, who are in charge talk, the more I know they are some of the luckiest stupid people in the world.
 

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