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Obama is Poopy and Occupy is Pee-Pee? Conservative America Speaks.

Bern enjoys singing in a Maryland barbershop quartet in his spare time. When he’s not putting on a straw hat, he sends out e-mails explaining why he opposes Barack Obama. In a word, it’s because Barack Obama is poopy. In a message this morning, Bern explained that he’d like me to put these images on [...]

Pagan Gods all over the One Dollar Bill … Take a Look for Yourself

Today at noon, Occupy San Francisco heads to the Monte Rio to stand in protest against the annual exclusive Bohemian Grove forest gathering of captains of industry, military and government.

One of the accusations leveled at the Bohemian Grove encampment by Occupy San Francisco is oddly religious in nature:

Occupy Bohemian Grove came to OccupySF’s [...]

Juntos Somos 99%: Ocupa Rio Protest June 20-22

Marking the 20th anniversary of the 1992 United Nations “Earth Summit” on global development, the international Occupy movement is calling for protesters to gather in Rio de Janeiro from June 20-22 to stage social movement pressure on the invitation-only participants in Rio+20, the United Nations Conference on Sustainable Development.

Countering last year’s (fair) criticism of [...]

June 2012 Protests: A Partial List (Add to It)

The June 2012 protest calendar of World Can’t Wait is empty. The June 2012 protest calendar of United for Peace and Justice is empty. The June 2012 events list for the ANSWER Coalition consists of nothing but screenings and internal discussion events. These organizations no longer appear to be the vanguard of social movement activity [...]

Occupy Grammar

What’s the different message of a bumper sticker in the shape of the United States and the label “occupied territory” and a bumper sticker that’s exactly the same but with a label that reads “occupy”? [...]

As Massive Occupy Protest Takes Times Square, New York Times Covers Van Cliburn Piano Sale

A massive protest by Occupy Wall Street is underway.

Photo: ArckiiART

The New York Times (you know, “All the News That’s Fit to Print”) refuses to cover it anywhere on its front page, where over a hundred other news headlines sit.

Photo: OccupyWallStNYC

Among the stories the New York Times decides is “fit [...]

Say Yes to the Future, No to Bank-Run America: Protest in Times Square May 15

I note in this morning’s Bangor Daily News that Governor Paul LePage and his Republican allies intend to cut funding for Head Start programs, despite solid empirical evidence that for every dollar invested in early childhood education, nearly nine dollars in economic benefit to society is generated.

I note two excerpts from yesterday’s New York [...]

Join The Chicago Protest Against NATO

Planning for huge protests outside this month’s NATO summit have already begun. Find out how you can participate. [...]

4 Days Left to Americans Elect 2nd Ballot Deadline, No Candidate halfway to Qualifying, and still getting Coverage

Americans Elect Rules 2.2.2 and 3.2.2 stipulate that any draft or declared presidential candidate wishing to qualify for any of its three rounds of presidential primary voting must obtain sufficient clicks of support on its website 7 days before a round of voting occurs. The sufficient amount varies according to who you are. If you’re [...]

NC Coalition Calls Protest at Bank of America Shareholders Meeting in Charlotte May 9

The North Carolina Coalition Against Corporate Power has put out the call for Americans upset at the practices of Bank of America to mount a protest during its annual shareholders meeting, culminating in Charlotte NC on May 9:

Homeowners, students, immigrants, environmentalists, workers, women’s groups, peace activists and more will be in Charlotte, bringing [...]

May Flowers: Occupy Protests sprout vibrantly on May 1, in 127 Cities across 46 States

Call it the American Spring. Call it the 99% Resurgent. Call it what you will, protest is popping up all over tomorrow, May 1, in 127 cities across 46 states of the Union.

The following list is nabbed shamelessly from Occupy Wall Streetvisit that original page.

May Day Actions in the Occupy Movement, 2012

Birmingham, [...]