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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...

When I heard that NY City police had cleared out Zuccotti Park overnight, I couldn't wait to see the NY Post headline.  I was not disappointed: What do you think of my headline? Do I have what it takes to be a headline writer for the...

The Occupy rallies are devolving into the equivalent of the prison yard, as reflected in multiple incidents around the country of rape and killing, and this story about the slashing of a San Francisco police officer with a type of shiv commonly used by prison gangs (h/t...

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...

From Zombie at PJMedia, a list of officially declared supporters of Occupy Wall Street. Go to the link for the full list, here's the top (in no particular order): ...

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...

Elizabeth Warren has stepped in it with her boast that she created the Occupy Wall Street movement: “I created much of the intellectual foundation for what they do,” she says. “I support what they do.” Warren's boast was an overstatement much akin to Al Gore's claim of...

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...

The Live Stream camera at street level tells the story, the Occupy Dallas protesters control the streets with the line of marchers extending as far as the eye can see: Okay, maybe not.  Reader Derek writes: Professor, I'm an avid reader of your blog. I was in the office today and...