Friday Links and Notes May 11

Happy Friday!

Here’s an interesting news item from the Washington Examiner. The Service Employees International Union, the public employees’ union that was so instrumental in getting President Obama elected in 2008, is paying four thousand dollars a month to provide Occupy DC with a suite of offices in our nation’s capital.

Given the violent tendencies of the Occupy movement, I can’t help but wonder if Attorney General Eric Holder will find some way to arm the Occupy mob with guns of every kind, as he did for Mexican drug lords under Operation Fast and Furious.
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May Day Radicals Go Back to their Roots

As I mentioned in my last post, the left wing and Marxist overtones of various May Day demonstrations are getting to be too obvious for the media to cover up. The Occupy-Whatever-City movement has made a point of emphasizing the historical significance of the day while organizing its various protests. This year mainstream news organizations like CBS News are using the words “May Day” to describe May Day demonstrations, whereas in past years they generally didn’t.

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