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Daily Archives: November 16, 2011

OccupyGR: Protests Condoleeza Rice 11.16.2011

OccupyGR protested the appearance of Condoleeza Rice at the 124th Annual Lincoln dinner of the Kent County G.O.P. at DeVos Place in Grand Rapids MI.  Updates shortly.

Occupy Grand Rapids plans to protest Condoleezza Rice’s visit

Via Scoop.itOccupyGR

Members of Occupy Grand Rapids are gearing up to protest Wednesday’s Grand Rapids appearance by former Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice at the Kent County GOP’s annual dinner. “It is important to hold people accountable for what they do,” said Matthew Judge, 26, a member of Occupy Grand Rapids. He said that he was speaking for himself but not necessarily the protest group.
Via www.mlive.com

Update: ‘Occupy’ crackdowns coordinated with federal law enforcement officials

Via Scoop.itOccupyGR

“I was recently on a conference call of 18 cities who had the same situation, where what had started as a political movement and a political encampment ended up being an encampment that was no longer in conrol of the people who started them.” Mayor Jean Ouan of Oakland CA.
Via www.examiner.com

Occupy Grand Rapids has no plans to stop local protest despite New York disruption

Via Scoop.itOccupyGR

“The core group here in Grand Rapids, I really don’t think this will affect us,’ said Richard Ertle, an organizer of Occupy Grand Rapids.”
Via www.mlive.com

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