Wow, kudos to the big brave city cop who cuffed a 16 year old! City Hall, dig into your budget, spend a quarter and buy yourselves a clue. Roughing up Occupy folks is really making you look good to their supporters. I can understand that some of your law enforcement may be a little hyped up, seeing that they are so effective and energetic in controlling the problems of drunks, drugs and downtown gangs that they may over-react to these occupy folks.
This paraphrase is mis-attributed to Gandhi. I read it on some other blog about the Occupy movement and it really does ring more true than the vitriolic insults pitched in your direction by some of your opponents. First they ignore you, then they insult you, then they fight you, then you win.
A little more than fifty years ago, four African American men sat down at a whites' only lunch counter here in this state! According to accounts written at that time, these men weren't exactly greeted with warmth and hospitality.
Your Occupy movement isn't dying... it's only starting!
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