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Unless we act now, tomorrow morning could mark the end of the occupation of Wall Street.
Mayor Bloomberg has ordered the NYPD to clear Zuccotti Park at 7 a.m. tomorrow. Protesters would only be allowed back in under new rules that would make it impossible to continue the occupation.1 But this is our city, our park, and our mayor, so as New Yorkers, we can put a stop to this.
If you can, come to Zuccotti Park tomorrow morning at 6 a.m. to stand with the protesters at the moment when they need us most. They’ve put everything on the line to stand up against Wall Street greed and the corruption of our democracy. Tomorrow morning it’s time to stand shoulder-to-shoulder with them.
And right now put in a call to your City Council member and tell them to put a stop to the mayor’s eviction of the Occupy Wall Street protesters. Click here to find the contact information for your council member.
Mayor Bloomberg claims the shutdown is necessary for “cleaning operations,” but this tactic has been used to end protests before. And the new rules explicitly prohibit tarps, sleeping bags, and even “lying down.”
This “operation” is not about cleaning, it’s about trampling on the First Amendment rights of protesters to speak out against economic injustice and gather peaceably to petition the government. It could damage the movement that has been spreading across the country.
The National Enquirer got their hands on the salacious new Sarah Palin tell-all The Rogue: Searching for the Real Sarah Palin, which reveals that Palin had a one night stand with former NBA star Glen Rice.
At the time of the one-night-stand Rice was playing for the University of Michigan and Palin was a sports reporter in Ancorage. The author of the book, Joe McGinniss, was actually able to confirm the rendevous with Rice himself, making his book a sure fire seller upon its release next week.
A Woman Accuses Planet Sushi on the upper west side of Adding Semen to Spicy Sauce
According to Eatery
Plaintiff claims that on June 27, 2008, somewhere around midnight, she received a take-out order of tuna rolls, with spicy sauce on the side, and that the spicy sauce was tainted with human bodily fluid, which she believes was semen. She states that she noticed something amiss upon first tasting the sushi, after having dipped a piece of the tuna roll into the sauce, and that she spit part of the roll out but swallowed about half of the bite.
Not surprisingly, she claims she got “sick to her stomach,” called 911, and was taken by ambulance to St. Luke’s/Roosevelt Hospital complaining of nausea and stomach cramps. She alleges that as a result of this incident, she continues to suffer physiological and psychological injuries, has had to increase threefold her psychological care for anxiety and depression, and that she still cannot eat sushi, which had been her favorite food.
People often describe me as troubled. I’m not going to say that I’m not. But I’m not crazy. I have troubles. A lot of us do. But you need to understand where I’m coming from and why I am the way I am. Considering what I’ve been through, it’s a miracle that I’ve been able to hold it together. I’m just trying to find my way. [I’ve read newspaper stories about me that] say, “Experts testify [that boy] is psychotic.” The way they describe me is wrong — bi-polar, depression, pyro, whatever. I know I’m not at all. Some of the things I’ve been through, the average person would have cracked.
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Manhattan NYC — A 6-month-old baby was killed Saturday and her mother injured by a falling tree branch at New York’s Central Park Zoo.
Police said the 33-year-old New Jersey woman was posing with her baby in front of (more…)
NY Post: Talk about a situation. The guys of MTV’s “Jersey Shore” were more than pumped when the Village Voice asked them to pose in all their muscled glory for the cover, but it didn’t tell them it was for the annual “Queer Issue.”
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Reuters) – New York’s top court ruled on Thursday that Columbia University can expand its campus in West Harlem, a $6.3 billion project that relies on the state’s use of eminent domain to take 17 acres from property owners.
The state’s top court has upheld the use of eminent domain in a plan to expand Columbia University.
The proposed $6.3 billion project would develop 17 acres in Manhattanville, just north of the school’s Morningside Heights campus.
I wrote this a few days ago its the 24th now.
Its been two year since George Carlin passed away this are my memories of him .
The First time I remember seeing you was as a kid watching you in does Bill and Ted Movies playing rufus. I caught the first one on WPIX 11 a NYc Station I actually saw the second one with Spanish subtitles in another country. I did not know you were a comedian back then.I saw you (more…)
The state Senate approved another budget extender bill which will keep Albany up and running for the next week, but which also included a $1.60 hike of the states tax on cigarettes, bringing the total state tax per pack up to $4.35. The bill passed the Senate in a 32-29 party-line vote and passed the Assembly 77-64. Republicans, who previously vowed not to pass any bill which included tax raises, were upset. Deputy Minority Leader Thomas Libous (R-Binghamton) told the Daily News, “This is just a prelude of what you are going to see in the big ugly. You are going to see spending and taxes, everything that you shouldn’t do in this economy.”
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MANHATTAN — A 16-year-old boy was arrested and charged with murder over a bloody machete attack in Washington Heights that left a 17-year-old dead.
Mohamed Jalloh, 17, from the Bronx, was hacked to death early Sunday morning with a machete on 181st Street, police said. He was pronounced dead on arrival at Columbia Presbyterian Medical Center. (more…)
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