Tag Archive: Occupy Wall Street


New York Federal Court ruled that a huge chunk of mass arrests issued by the NYPD were unconstitutional. The arrests in question took place at the Republican National Convention in 2004, and the police actions there resulted in 1,800 detained – the most ever during a political convention in the US.

Marion Barry was D.C.‘s mayor for sixteen years (1979-91 and 1995-99), and currently he’s a city council member representing Ward 8, a section of D.C. that’s overwhelmingly African-American. Barry, who popularized the phrase “Bitch set me up!” during an FBI sting operation that sent him to prison, is back in the news for declaring that Asian business owners in his district should be driven out. “We got to do something about these Asians coming in and opening up businesses and dirty shops,” he said at an April 3rd campaign event. “They ought to go. I’m going to say that right now.” Reason.tv Correspondent Kennedy caught up with Barry at D.C.’s City Hall to discuss his comments.

 

Cenk talks to Andrew Breitbart about a video that captures him yelling “stop raping people!” at Occupy protesters outside the Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC). (video below)

And You Thought GOP debates were boring! Bank executives place bets on which Occupy Wall Street protester will be arrested next, a churchgoer blanks on why she’s lighting a votive candle, and a new report finds that it’s all some kind of sick joke.