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What kind of movement calls female supporters "white bitches"?  And what type of women take that to be a term of endearment? Via The Atlantic, The Occupy Movement's Women Problem: "I'm called 'that white bitch who gets everything she wants' at the GA's," says Elise Whitaker, 21, adopting a bit...

I have not been particularly sympathetic to the activities of Occupy protests around the country, as the message often is one of self-wallowing pity, misplaced blame, and in some cases, vile rhetoric.  The conduct often has been violent. There is a video circulating of police at the...

I, alongside my friends from the libertarian and Republican clubs, went to the OccupyCornell weekly meeting yesterday afternoon. It was a tremendous departure from the "real" OccupyWallStreet and, thus, far more tolerable. However, it was still pretty pathetic. Here's why: What are these guys protesting? "The...

From reader Don, who writes: Saw this scrawled (spray-painted) on the underside of a bridge over the Trinity River, maybe 1.5 miles from the Occupy Dallas location. I stopped to safely take a picture. Star of David with "Zionist Occupied USA" … I suspect (but can't be...

The one chart that explodes the myth of U.S. income inequality (h/t @CharlieSykes). The short explanation is that individual income inequality has not expanded greatly, but since high earning people tend to group together in family units, family income inequality has expanded: Next, Here's The Chart...

You know things are bad when the Occupy Wall Street movement cannot get more than a handful of people to Occupy Boulder, Colorado in nice weather. Thanks to reader Jeff who e-mailed this photo to me today: Good Day Professor, I live in Longmont, Colorado but work in...

Because these are the types of headlines from Tea Party rallies: Occupy Wall Street Protester Threatens Fox 5 News Reporter Report: Fights erupt among Occupy Wall Street protesters Occupy Madison loses permit (due to public masterbation) Woman charged with pimping teen recruited at Occupy NH rally In one sense, it's...

We saw something similar in Wisconsin, when an anti-Scott Walker protester locked her head to a metal railing with a bicycle lock. Yesterday an Occupy Wall Street protester climbed a 70-foot statue demanding that Mayor Bloomberg resign and that the police presence be reduced.  The police...

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