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Did they really chant “you can have sex with animals or whatever”?

Posted by  ▪  October 10, 2011

Is there anything #OccupyWallStreet protesters will not chant responsively?  Apparently not. “Jump the shark” doesn’t begin to describe this sequence of responsive chanting (I think they call it human microphone or whatever). We saw the responsive chanting at Occupy Atlanta, but

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Rhode Island’s Pension Cliff

Posted by  ▪  October 10, 2011

I know you know about Rhode Island’s public sector employee pension problem, because I’ve posted about it so many times. But take a look at this chart which shows how household contributions to public sector pensions (state employees and teachers) is

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Counterweight Only Swing States In The General

Posted by  ▪  October 10, 2011

I would like to propose an additional criterion for Operation Counterweight, for those that want to ensure a more conservative congress to go along with a Romney presidency (It’s pretty clear that’s the contingency that OC is preparing for, so

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The ignorance of the masses – Soviet flag at #OccupyPhiladelphia

Posted by  ▪  October 10, 2011

We’ve seen this before, at the celebration of Obama’s victory in 2008, where students unfurled the Soviet flag in celebration. I chalked that up to profound historical ignorance, much like the chic wearing of Che Guevara and Mao t-shirts. The carrying of

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#OccupyWallStreet: No masks for you

Posted by  ▪  October 10, 2011

You may not know it, but the internet hacking group Anonymous helped launch the Occupy Wall Street movement with a video released in late August:. During the initial protests in New York, protesters attempted to use masks similar to those

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What do you mean “what if?”

Posted by  ▪  October 10, 2011

When this sticker was put on the car, the owner probably figured things were not yet out of control.  But after three weeks of #OccupyMadness, no question mark is needed. From Larry in Miami (who must have been stopped on

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Worst. #OccupyWallStreet. Advice. Ever.

Posted by  ▪  October 9, 2011

On October 7, self-styled Occupy Wall Street reporter Allison Burtch, the proponent of “progressive stack” speech control, gave this advice to the #OccupyWallStreet movement: Which goes to prove, don’t wish too hard for something, you just might get it.

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#OccupyFraud

Posted by  ▪  October 9, 2011

I’ve warned you not to take at face value the depictions of the protesters at the Occupy Wall Street rallies. Andrew Cole, the focus of a sympathetic New York Times article, turned out to be a pretty hard core solicialist

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In praise of 300,000 peaceful protesters in 350 locations

Posted by  ▪  October 9, 2011

No, not Occupy Wall Street or Occupy anything. That was the estimate by Nate Silver (then of 538 blog, now of The NY Times) of the April 15, 2009 Tax Day Tea Parties.  Silver noted the upward adjustment of the

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PDS found Palin, Palin didn’t find PDS

Posted by  ▪  October 9, 2011

From Crawdad Hole written by frequent commenter myiq2xu: I guess the people like Andy Sullivan and his ilk are gonna be unhappy, because Sarah apparently has no intention of going away.  I have to wonder what would have happened if

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Operation Counterweight, the electoral strategy for the rest of us

Posted by  ▪  October 9, 2011

Thanks to commenter Mutnodjmet for reminding me: PS.  Just to let you know, in light of Palin’s decision, I am promoting OPERATION COUNTERWEIGHT quite heavily. The reference is to my post in early June, Commence Operation Counterweight: Why do I have

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They can’t handle the glass

Posted by  ▪  October 9, 2011

This bumper stick disproves that bumper sticker “I think, therefore I’m liberal.”  Because the person who drives this car proves just the opposite. Thanks to reader Ken, who writes: Saw this bumper sticker today in suburban Kansas City (on the

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Saturday Night Card Game (Dominant progressive white males in the #OccupyWallStreet mist)

Posted by  ▪  October 8, 2011

This is the latest in a serieson the use of the race card for political gain: #OccupyWallStreet has been the subject of numerous posts here, including the NY Times’ poster child who wasn’t, the influence of big labor, and the

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#OccupyWallStreet TwitPic of the Day

Posted by  ▪  October 8, 2011

Addressing claims that Occupy Wall Street is the American Arab Spring:

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