1. The 1% Are Changing The Law To Shut Down Occupy Wall St.

    In a move that really shouldn’t surprise me in the slightest yet still does, the 1% landlords/masters of the universe have announced that they are seeking to change the law so privately owned public parks, like, for instance, Zuccotti Park, are no longer required to saty open 24 hours a day.

    Shockingly, this would have the immediate effect of terminating any and all Occupy camps. In a jaw-dropping statement that redefines the word disingenuous, Steven Spinola, president of the Real Estate Board of New York had this to say:

    “We’re going to be clearly recommending to the city that there need to be some changes… If you can say that the plazas are closed between 1 and 5 a.m., I’m not sure who that’s harming.”

    The fact that parks like Zuccotti are open 24 hours a day is an oversight in the original intent of the law which was a trade-off between the city and realtors. We got parks and they got the ability to build higher than the zoning laws allowed. No one thought that it would become a battleground for the First Amendment…

    Read more: http://www.addictinginfo.org/2011/10/20/the-1-are-changing-the-law-to-shut-down-occupy-wall-st/

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