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Karl Rove and Rep. Erik Paulsen ‘glitter bombed’ at Minnesota conference

Republican strategist Karl Rove and Minnesota Rep. Erik Paulsen (R) were both separately showered with glitter Friday at the Minnesota Faith and Freedom Coalition strategy session. The group supports an upcoming ballot measure to define marriage as solely between one man and one woman in the state’s constitution. The conference…

Cantor ‘concerned about growing mobs’ at Occupy Wall Street

At the Values Voter Summit in Washington, D.C Friday, House Majority Leader Eric Cantor (R-VA) referred to the Occupy Wall Street protests as “growing mobs.” “This administration’s policies have resulted in an assault on many of our nation’s bedrock principles,” Cantor declared. “If you read the newspapers today, I, for…

Exclusive: Take a six-minute tour of ‘Occupy Austin’

Activists in Austin, Texas joined the “Occupy” movement on Thursday, with about 1,500 converging upon city hall for a demonstration that was still ongoing by the next morning. Remarkably, there were no arrests. Austin Police Chief Art Acevedo even praised the protesters for showing “how to exercise their right of assembly…

‘Occupy D.C.’ arrives in Freedom Plaza

A couple hundred protesters in Washington, D.C. affiliated with “Occupy D.C.” and “Stop the Machine” converged at Freedom Plaza on Thursday to protest corporate money in politics and wars overseas. Although the two groups are separate movements, they share many of the same goals and grievances. “We would like to…

NYPD officer: ‘Nightstick is going to get a workout’

A New York Police officer was caught on video Wednesday night telling a female officer that he was looking forward to using his nightstick later that evening. “My little nightstick is going to get a workout tonight — hopefully,” he said. To make his point, the officer struck the ground…

Sanity break: Dancing baby charms ‘Occupy Wall Street’

In a video published on the Occupy Wall Street website, as three rather talented musicians seranade the protest yesterday, a baby emerges from the crowd wearing a t-shirt that appears to feature “hipster” glasses on planet earth, and begins to dance and clap. Needless to say, the child utterly charmed…

Spitzer to Obama: Support Occupy Wall Street

Former New York Gov. Elliot Spitzer (D) told Current TV’s Keith Olbermann that the Occupy Wall Street protests should be a sign to President Barack Obama. “What the NYPD did with the arrest of 700 protesters on Brooklyn Bridge was the single best public relations for the protesters because suddenly…

Dozens arrested after police clash with ‘Occupy Wall Street’ protesters

Dozens of “Occupy Wall Street” protesters were arrested Wednesday night after they tried to push past a police barrier and officers moved in to contain them. The officers beat back the protesters with batons and sprayed them with mace. A local Fox reporter and photographer were caught in the melee.…

AFL-CIO President Trumka announces support for ‘Occupy Wall Street’

The head of the largest federation of unions in the United States released a video on Wednesday in which he announced his support for the “Occupy Wall Street” movement. “Occupy Wall Street has captured the imagination and passion of millions of Americans who have lost hope that our nation’s policymakers…

Police clash with ‘Occupy Seattle’ protesters

Police clashed with some “Occupy Seattle” protesters on Wednesday after the demonstrators refused an order to take down their tents at Westlake Park. At least 10 people were arrested, according to the Seattle Times. The group of about 100 protesters had been camped out at Westlake Park since Saturday to…

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