And speaking of The Love That Dare Not Speak Its Name, what the hell is happening to Bill O’Reilly? First he comes out in favor of gay marriage, then he attacks fellow conservative Laura Ingraham over the issue.
O’Reilly asserts that there is no good argument against gay marriage, and that “the other side hasn’t been able to do anything but thump the Bible.” Read More
This morning, homeowners and Occupiers in San Francisco, Oakland, and Los Angeles will descend upon their local Wells Fargo banks to announce their latest effort to purify the big bank. Read More
Twenty people believed to be associated with the Black Bloc anarchist group that has launched several mini-riots in San Francisco have been unmasked following Saturday’s destructive demonstration in the Financial District, police said. Read More
A teepee and a table set up by Occupy Oakland activists remained at Frank Ogawa Plaza on Tuesday even though city officials say they've revoked activists' permit for the items.
Sitting at the table, which is next to the teepee, a protester who said his name is Drew said, "People will be here as long as they want to be here."
Drew said "this is my house" and said he's been at the plaza most of the time since Occupy Oakland protesters set up an encampment there in October. Read More
Oakland Mayor Jean Quan announced Wednesday that former San Jose Deputy Police Chief Thomas Frazier will lead an independent investigation into the tactics that police used in dealing with Occupy Oakland protests in October and November.
Quan said, "I've been waiting for this for quite a while" and promised that the investigation will be "a public and transparent process." Read More
A convicted felon is facing accessory charges in the shooting death of a man near the former Occupy Oakland encampment outside City Hall.Thirty-one-year-old Issac McDaniels is expected in Alameda County Superior Court on Thursday to enter a plea to charges of assault and being an accessory to the killing of 25-year-old Kayode Ola Foster. Read More
Heady with their successful attempts to block trucks and curb business at busy ports up and down the West Coast, some Occupy Wall Street protesters plan to continue their blockades and keep staging similar protests despite requests to stop because they're hurting wage earners.Thousands of demonstrators forced shipping terminals in Oakland, Calif., Portland, Ore., and Longview, Wash., to halt parts of their operations Monday. Read More
Thousands of protesters who have gathered at the Port of Oakland are holding a general assembly meeting Monday night to decide whether to extend the port blockade through the early morning. Read More
Port of Oakland Executive Director Omar Benjamin said a large protest at the port this morning caused “sporadic disruptions” and delays but that all terminals are open and traffic is flowing in and out of the port. Read More
Hundreds of Wall Street protesters blocked gates at some of the West Coast's busiest ports on Monday, causing the partial shutdown of several in a day of demonstrations they hope will cut into the profits of the corporations that run the docks. Read More