Dave Wheelock, for six years known as The Pencil Warrior to readers of the Socorro, New Mexico Mountain Mail, is a collegiate sport administrator and rugby coach. His writing has also appeared in the Progressive Populist and Common Dreams. Mr. Wheelock is a dual citizen of the Oneida Nation of Wisconsin and the United States of America. Contact Dave at email@example.com
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Thursday, November 17, 2011
Occupy Prepares for the Onslaught
Two months in, and it appears the 1 percent have had it up to here with free speech, free assembly, and probably democracy itself. They're just not accustomed to the concept. Mayor Bloomberg's (“B” for billionaire) charm offensive has failed; New York's Liberty Square has been cleared and reoccupied (but no sleeping over!), the tent village at Oakland's city hall dismantled. Everyone can just go home, get over it, and still have plenty of time to prepare for Black Friday shopping at WalMart, et. al.