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Judge slams Occupy Chicago arrests as ‘unconstitutional'

http://rt.com

A Cook County judge dismissed charges against 92 Occupy protesters arrested in a Chicago park last October, ruling that the city’s overnight park curfew violated the First Amendment and was being enforced selectively.

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Chalk protest arrest proves costly for Orlando taxpayers

http://articles.orlandosentinel.com

Cost of a 15-pack of Crayola sidewalk chalk: $4. Cost to Orlando taxpayers for arresting chalk protester: $196,363. Chalk protester Timothy Osmar, who sued the city after his arrest, was paid $6,000 in damages, and the three First Amendment attorneys who took his case split $35,000. But the biggest expense was the two high-powered law firms hired by City Hall: Akerman Senterfitt was paid $83,293, and King, Blackwell, Zehnder & Wermuth was paid $72,070.

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Chicago Police Department Bought a Sound Cannon

http://www.salon.com

As week-long protests against the NATO summit begin, city police have bought a potentially dangerous sound cannon

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Again: FBI congratulates themselves for foiling their own plot

http://www.libertyconfidential.com

This story about the FBI busting "anarchists" for trying to blow up a bridge even has the NY Times wondering why we have an agency that -- like children -- creates their own terrorist plots, "solves" the crime, and gives themselves a round of applause.

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How the FED Steals for the 1%

http://www.huffingtonpost.com

It is ironic that Occupy Wall Street is reportedly very low on cash. This is something that Wall Street itself never has to worry about. They have ready access at all times to as much cash as they need. The Occupiers mistakenly blame capitalism, but it is not capitalism that is behind this inequity. It is the completely anti-capitalist Federal Reserve System.

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Occupy Denver Resists Eviction.

http://occupydenver.org

Fearing imminent eviction due to “encumbrances,” many occupiers began working through the night to “encumber” the park as a protest against the threat.

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Occupy Protestors Target Drone Facility

http://thegazette.com

Here is a tough one for freedom lovers out there- Occupy Iowa is targeting a new business that makes civilian drones. Should they be proteting the technology, or the government that abuses it?

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Police pepper spraying and arresting students at UC Davis

http://www.youtube.com

Title says all. During peacefully Occupy Movement, police came in to tear down tents and proceeded to arrest students who stood in their way. Once students peacefully demanded the release of the arrested, a police officer unnecessarily pepper sprays the students to open a path for the rest of the officers

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Oakland PD officer covered his name tag - called out by citizen.

http://vimeo.com

Oakland Police Department officer had tape placed over his name tag, was called out by a citizen, and a police lieutenant makes the smirking / embarrassed? officer remove the tape. I guess if I were in a stutation where I may get carried away and participate in unjustified violence, I would want to be anonymous as well.....

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Where Have All The Millionaires Gone (Ohio)

http://www.daytondailynews.com

Ohio sees sharp drop in number of millionaires. 3,360 gone.

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