"The 1% at its very worst!"
Occupy Louisville's encampment survived the cold of winter and a tornado, but it was Louisville's annual invasion by the 1% that finally forced them inside.
Then honeymoon between the LMPD and Occupy Louisville ended today as the cops threw their first punches at protesters.
Last fall's elections left elementary school valedictorian turned noted grifter Richie Farmer without a job.
Mitch McConnell got some tough-love from Occupy Louisville, when the group protested his vote for the National Defense Authorization Act. Many believe the law effectively repeals the 4th, 5th, 6th, 8th, and 14th amendments to the U.S. Constitution.
Metro Works and LMPD change their tune about Occupy Louisville to a blue note.
Occupy Louisville is holding a 7 day event about issues that gave rise to the occupation movement including health care, campaign finance reform and quality of life.
Monday morning, on my way to protest John Boehner, Hell suddenly broke loose all around me. I was momentarily surrounded by blaring sirens, arrays of red and blue strobe lights the like of which could have sent every epileptic in the Ohio River Valley into seizures, and a line of long, black, bullet proof SUV's. The guest of honor of our protest, Speaker of the House John Boehner, had arrived.
Local news for Oct. 18, 2011
"These demands will create so many jobs it will be completely impossible to fill them without an open borders policy."
If the "occupation" persists on Wall Street, and if it takes hold in Louisville, and Denver, and Houston, and Columbus, and Boston, and Seattle, and Tampa, and Minneapolis... the establishment will eventually be forced to compromise.