Skip to comments.Occupy Charlotte protestors staying despite ordinance change (freeloaders must stay awake 24/7)
Posted on 02/01/2012 5:35:03 PM PST by Libloather
Occupy Charlotte protestors staying despite ordinance change
By: Jennifer Moxley
2/01/12 5:58 PM
CHARLOTTE The tents have been removed from the city property but Occupy Charlotte protestors are not leaving the site.
"They're [City Council] more worried about the way their lawn looks, the way the front of the city hall looks, than they are the injustices that have been done to the people of this country, he said.
Since October, Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police have allocated about $447,000 worth of resources to the Occupy campsite, protests and marches. A police officer is still watching the site 24 hours a day. And police didn't expect the new ordinances to eliminate the Occupy presence.
"People may be there and even for 24 hours, holding continual vigils and things but they have to be awake and have to be actively involved in protesting," said Capt. J.W. Estes.
(Excerpt) Read more at charlotte.news14.com ...
Oh, you mean expecting you to pay for your schooling, pay for the homes you live in, pay for the food you eat, the clothes you wear, the cars you drive, the iPhones you talk on, THE iPADS YOU SCHEME ON, THE DRUGS YOU INHALE AND THE MESS YOU MAKE EVERYWHERE YOU GO?!?
Seems like most of the current Occupy protests are in warmer climates.
Disclaimer: Opinions posted on Free Republic are those of the individual posters and do not necessarily represent the opinion of Free Republic or its management. All materials posted herein are protected by copyright law and the exemption for fair use of copyrighted works.