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Man found dead in Pioneer Park, Occupy SLC ordered to leave both camps
KSL TV, Salt Lake City, Utah ^ | November 11th, 2011 | Pat Reavy

Posted on 11/11/2011 8:15:35 PM PST by glock rocks

SALT LAKE CITY — Hours after a man was found dead inside a tent at Pioneer Park, Salt Lake Police Chief Chris Burbank announced Friday he could no longer allow camping in the park or anywhere in the city.

"We can no longer have individuals camping on our streets," Burbank said. "We as a city just cannot tolerate this going on."

Burbank asked members of the Occupy Salt Lake protest group to start packing immediately and to be out of the park by sunset Saturday. The ban on camping overnight also includes the Gallivan Center, where a group was recently moved after setting up camp near the Federal Building.

Burbank made the announcement Friday at Pioneer Park at the Occupy Salt Lake base camp. He said the group was welcome to continue protesting during the day, but they will no longer be allowed there at night.

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TOPICS: News/Current Events; US: Utah
KEYWORDS: 0bamaville; 0bamavilles; bringoutyourdead; dead; maybealittleblow; mymuslimfaith; obamaville; obamavilles; occupy; occupywallstreet; saltlake
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Police state evidence of drug overdose and carbon monoxide poisoning of protestor. Um...
1 posted on 11/11/2011 8:15:37 PM PST by glock rocks
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To: Admin Moderator

I imagine this article should be considered “breaking” for a bit.

The Occupy Salt Lake folk have been challenging the oncoming winter for a bit too.

Gonna be rough on all of em once winter hits in earnest...


2 posted on 11/11/2011 8:18:14 PM PST by glock rocks (Wait, what? Channel surfing without a remote since 2001)
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To: glock rocks

I was in Boston this week and saw the OB group and it was disgusting. Tents and tarps on top of people trying to get out of the rain and dirtbags walking around in a haze of drugs. None of it looked like it had any purpose, just a bunch of people congregating and looking a reason for it all.


3 posted on 11/11/2011 8:24:07 PM PST by capydick (''Life's tough.......it's even tougher if you're stupid.'')
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To: glock rocks

Just one big par-taaay, isn’t it? Until it isn’t.


4 posted on 11/11/2011 8:28:29 PM PST by SueRae (I can see November 2012 from my HOUSE!!!!!!!!)
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To: glock rocks

What’s taken them so long? A right to protest isn’t a right to squat.


5 posted on 11/11/2011 8:30:20 PM PST by Moonman62 (The US has become a government with a country, rather than a country with a government.)
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To: glock rocks

I don’t know why people think they will ever go away without being forced. Without OWS, many of these people would be in cardboard boxes on the street, regardless of the weather. Now they can mooch tents, sex and drugs. Why would they leave?


6 posted on 11/11/2011 8:31:41 PM PST by keats5 (Not all of us are hypnotized.)
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To: glock rocks
Anything used in a tent for heat without proper ventilation which emits Carbon Monoxide can get you to wake up dead in the morning. Camp stoves, gas lanterns, hibachis and the like can kill you, especially if the tent can be zipped up tight.

Drugs/booze just make it easier to die.

7 posted on 11/11/2011 8:35:14 PM PST by Smokin' Joe (How often God must weep at humans' folly. Stand fast. God knows what He is doing)
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To: keats5
Now they can mooch tents, sex and drugs. Why would they leave?

With the support of the leftstream media, the unions, ACORN, and the white house... goodness, why would they ever leave?

8 posted on 11/11/2011 8:35:35 PM PST by glock rocks (Wait, what? Channel surfing without a remote since 2001)
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To: glock rocks

Let me guess, they have no permit, insurance or anything else.


9 posted on 11/11/2011 8:37:40 PM PST by GeronL (The Right to Life came before the Right to Happiness)
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To: Smokin' Joe

When I was in college, a friend took a small charcoal grille into his camper to keep his group warm. They all died.


10 posted on 11/11/2011 8:38:14 PM PST by glock rocks (Wait, what? Channel surfing without a remote since 2001)
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To: GeronL

They had the nod from the City of Salt Lake, whatever that entails. Salt Lake City is a sump for the progressive ideology. The rest of the state is quite normal.

A couple days ago, there was a riot at 0300 where a few transients and occupiers were jailed for fighting. Some for intoxication, some for assault. I guess the SLPD are no longer amused.


11 posted on 11/11/2011 8:41:41 PM PST by glock rocks (Wait, what? Channel surfing without a remote since 2001)
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To: glock rocks

Waiting on the fire that goes out of control.


12 posted on 11/11/2011 8:50:07 PM PST by Dallas59 (President Robert Gibbs 2009-2011)
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To: glock rocks

Would it be considered in bad taste to start a collection to purchase more heaters for all the occupied sites?


13 posted on 11/11/2011 8:50:23 PM PST by ab01
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To: Smokin' Joe; Pete-R-Bilt; Utah Binger; colorcountry
Then there's this:

Occupy Ogden continues despite small numbers

-- snippet --

"I just wanted something to do to help people," said protester Edward Swift.

"I'm on a small social-security check," added protester Barbara Morris-Mazoko.

The protesters believe there is as much reason to protest in Ogden as there is in Salt Lake, according to Swift.

Despite the perseverance of the participants, there are typically only 3 - 6 protesters present, two of whom are cats.

Swift, who is from Oregon, has traveled the country participating in Occupy protests.

"My wife passed away back in May, and I also have cancer," he said. "I'm part of the 99 percent."

14 posted on 11/11/2011 8:52:42 PM PST by glock rocks (Wait, what? Channel surfing without a remote since 2001)
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To: ab01

No.


15 posted on 11/11/2011 8:54:31 PM PST by glock rocks (Wait, what? Channel surfing without a remote since 2001)
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To: glock rocks
"My wife passed away back in May, and I also have cancer," he said. "I'm part of the 99 percent."

My wife passed away, and I'm putting two kids through college. I work and pay taxes. Am I one of 99 percent? Wooo! Tell me what I've won, Jay!

16 posted on 11/11/2011 9:04:53 PM PST by glock rocks (Wait, what? Channel surfing without a remote since 2001)
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To: Smokin' Joe

Anyone who has ever been trapped in a tent with a fart can attest to their air-tightness.


17 posted on 11/11/2011 9:06:41 PM PST by Rebelbase (Yes we Cain!)
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To: onyx; All

Liberté ou la Mort!

18 posted on 11/11/2011 9:07:41 PM PST by glock rocks (Wait, what? Channel surfing without a remote since 2001)
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To: capydick

What these really are... Obamavilles!

Obama stole their hope.


19 posted on 11/11/2011 9:13:18 PM PST by TexasFreeper2009 (Cain 2012!)
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To: capydick
Tents and tarps on top of people trying to get out of the rain and dirtbags walking around in a haze of drugs. None of it looked like it had any purpose, just a bunch of people congregating and looking a reason for it all.

That's one of the most succinct descriptions of this group I've heard.

20 posted on 11/11/2011 9:13:20 PM PST by glock rocks (Wait, what? Channel surfing without a remote since 2001)
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To: glock rocks
Food vendors should sue the city ... Occupers set up kitchens and cook on site - without permits or permission.

Hot dog vendors should be able to do the same... families that don't want to go to a camp site can set up tents in our city parks too. It's good for liberals, it's good for the rest of us...

21 posted on 11/11/2011 9:19:29 PM PST by GOPJ ( Democrats are the only reason to vote for Republicans.... Will Rogers)
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To: glock rocks
Gonna be rough on all of em once winter hits in earnest...

This is exactly what I've been waiting on. You can't defeat Old Man Winter.

22 posted on 11/11/2011 9:19:40 PM PST by rdl6989 (January 20, 2013 The end of an error.)
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To: glock rocks

I may have to just start supporting the “occupy” movements since they seem to be pretty effective at culling their own numbers.


23 posted on 11/11/2011 9:22:00 PM PST by Joe 6-pack (Que me amat, amet et canem meum)
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To: rdl6989

My guess... they’ll hire Rocky Anderson (former ACLU mouthpiece and SLC mayor) to “represent” them, and they’ll sue the city to have the “right” to trash the park. Gets sub-zero here in late December through February. Fine by me, morons.


24 posted on 11/11/2011 9:33:44 PM PST by glock rocks (Wait, what? Channel surfing without a remote since 2001)
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To: glock rocks

Let’s see...
We’ve got:

Rapes
Sexual Assaults
Murders
Drug overdose deaths
Fights
Drug busts
Lice
Public Masturbation
Mental Illness
Filth
Police assaults
Riots
Pedophelia
When does the Bubonic Plague start?

Just like the Tea Party, doncha think?


25 posted on 11/11/2011 9:34:20 PM PST by tcrlaf (Election 2012: THE RAPTURE OF THE DEMOCRATS)
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To: tcrlaf

Well, the TEA party doesn’t have a percent.

99%.

Until the TEA party comes up with a percent, how can they compete?


26 posted on 11/11/2011 9:38:18 PM PST by glock rocks (Wait, what? Channel surfing without a remote since 2001)
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To: glock rocks
When I was in college, a friend took a small charcoal grille into his camper to keep his group warm. They all died.

That'll do it, and quick. First you get warm and sleepy, then you die. Sorry about your friends.

We have had a number of carbon monoxide poisonings in my area in the last 20 years. One involving a gasoline generator in a basement. One was a kerosene heater in a van. And the other was a charcoal grill in a small cabin. Dead, dead, and hospitalized.

This kind of thing may increase in the OWS camps as real winter sets in. The city officials who allow these people to camp, in violation of all kinds of laws and public safety rules, are also culpable,

27 posted on 11/11/2011 10:29:19 PM PST by Upstate NY Guy
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To: Moonman62

As an American citizen you have the right to petition the government. You don’t have the ‘right’ to obstruct other citizens.

Ther is no’right’ to impede the transit of others and make their lives miserable by ‘occupying’ a public square.

This is how much the communists have corrupted the thinking process of the American citizen. Instead of civics they are taught ‘resistance’ and ‘protest’. These are tools that keep the corrupt in power, instead of removing them.


28 posted on 11/11/2011 10:35:01 PM PST by hedgetrimmer
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To: hedgetrimmer

Well said!


29 posted on 11/11/2011 10:46:02 PM PST by glock rocks (Wait, what? Channel surfing without a remote since 2001)
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To: tcrlaf

I heard somewhere yesterday that there were also 2 confirmed cases of TB .


30 posted on 11/11/2011 10:55:13 PM PST by Irish Eyes
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To: rdl6989

My husband drove by the one in Portland, OR yesterday. He said the place was just a dump. Was talking to the owner of one of the stores and the guy said he couldn’t wait til they left. Said the funny thing is since it started getting cold they all go home at night and come back in the morning. They leave the tents up to make it seem like they’re all there roughing it for “the cause” but they’re not.

Cindie


31 posted on 11/11/2011 10:59:57 PM PST by gardencatz (I'm lucky enough to live, walk & breathe among heroes! I am the mother of a US Marine!)
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To: tcrlaf
Don't forget:

Public defecation and urination
Rodents
Tuberculosis

Some type of very serious outbreak of disease is sure to follow, if these camps are allowed to remain open. It might be flu, typhoid, TB, bubonic plague, amoebic dysentery, malaria, measles, AIDS, or any combination of these and other diseases.

The city officials are also culpable. Shame on them for not enforcing public safety laws and health code violations. The reason our society created these rules to begin with, was to prevent the spread of disease. I guess the public is about to receive an education.

32 posted on 11/11/2011 11:00:00 PM PST by Upstate NY Guy
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To: tcrlaf
and here's a little jewel snipped from the original article:


"Occupy SLC is putting a spotlight on untreated mental health issues, substance abuse, homelessness, and poverty in our community."


Boy howdy.
33 posted on 11/11/2011 11:05:53 PM PST by glock rocks (Jesus take the wheel)
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To: TexasFreeper2009

I like it.


34 posted on 11/11/2011 11:42:05 PM PST by Loud Mime (Obamunize Wall Street!)
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To: Upstate NY Guy

“It might be flu, typhoid, TB, bubonic plague, amoebic dysentery, malaria, measles,.....”

Thanks. I haven’t seen that discussed until now. I have long concluded that many of our control freak politicians have a conscious vested interest in presiding over a poor, ignorant, pliable third world populace. After they read your post they’ll start having moats put in around their homes.


35 posted on 11/12/2011 12:30:56 AM PST by haroldeveryman
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To: glock rocks

Soon there will be a haggard old man, with a worn out horse pulling a cart saying “bring out your dead, bring out your dead!”


36 posted on 11/12/2011 12:41:30 AM PST by Molon Labbie ("It's free, swipe your EBT!")
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To: haroldeveryman
I have long concluded that many of our control freak politicians have a conscious vested interest in presiding over a poor, ignorant, pliable third world populace.

Remember H1N1? What do you think the labs will sprout this winter? Hell, we've still got H1N1 tips on handwashing in the restrooms at work. Here, stuff this vaccine in your bloodstream, it won't hurt a bit, did it?

37 posted on 11/12/2011 12:44:13 AM PST by glock rocks (Jesus take the wheel, take it from my hands)
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To: Molon Labbie

I’m not quite dead... I’m getting better!


38 posted on 11/12/2011 12:45:07 AM PST by glock rocks (Jesus take the wheel, take it from my hands)
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To: Upstate NY Guy

Can’t the local health departments do something to shut down these filthy squatters?


39 posted on 11/12/2011 1:49:38 AM PST by Catsrus
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To: Upstate NY Guy
We have had a number of carbon monoxide poisonings in my area in the last 20 years. One involving a gasoline generator in a basement. One was a kerosene heater in a van. And the other was a charcoal grill in a small cabin.

Don't those devices all say not to use indoors or in an enclosed space? Why do people disregard those warnings?

40 posted on 11/12/2011 3:27:41 AM PST by exDemMom (Now that I've finally accepted that I'm living a bad hair life, I'm more at peace with the world.)
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To: tcrlaf

You missed Zucotti lung disease...


41 posted on 11/12/2011 3:46:59 AM PST by EBH (God Humbles Nations, Leaders, and Peoples before He uses them for His Purpose)
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To: gardencatz
They leave the tents up to make it seem like they’re all there roughing it for “the cause” but they’re not.

They should remove any "abandoned property" each night and take it to a "lost and found" land fill about 50 miles away. Or they could move it to a dumpster nearby. City's choice.

I can't believe how many city leaders have totally abandoned their laws and common sense over this "occupy" trash.

Once they are gone, these idiots better re-write their laws to prevent such happenings in the future.

Everyone has the right to protest, but we have no obligation to abandon the common good to help these commies.

42 posted on 11/12/2011 3:58:09 AM PST by Right Wing Assault (Dick Obama is more inexperienced now than he was before he was elected.)
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To: Right Wing Assault

Just when will these Obama-villes be removed by health authorities? They are a menace to public health. They all are the equivalent of the hobo encampments of the 1930’s. Bums...just bums.


43 posted on 11/12/2011 4:12:38 AM PST by hal ogen (First Amendment or Reeducation Camp?)
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To: exDemMom
Why do people disregard those warnings?

Because the lawyers have made the warning instructions 20 pages long and no one reads them.

"Do not operate this electric circular saw under water."

"Do not stand on this chainsaw while operating it."

"Do not hit your head, face, teeth, toes, fingers, or any other appendages with this hammer."

"Do not use this garden sprayer to spray gasoline onto a charcoal grill."

"Do not slam the hood of this car on your hand."

"Do not use this industrial pneumatic stapler to repair clothing you are wearing or to close wounds on your body."

"Do not let children use this nail gun to build gingerbread houses."

"Do not use this concrete saw to trim your toenails."

"This one is really important, but a lot of people never get to it. Do not operate this carbon monoxide producing oxygen depleting charcoal/propane/gas grill/heater in an enclosed area, especially it the occupants are asleep, drunk, drugged, or otherwise already rendered semi-conscious or unconscious."

"Do not clean the PTO shaft of this tractor with your clothing while it is rotating."

"Do not hold the blade of this reciprocating saw while it is moving at full speed."

Do not perform surgery with or otherwise use this bandsaw on any living body parts.

"Do not lean over this 20" metal lathe while wearing a necktie."

Do not work under this car while it is supported by four beer bottles."

"Do not drive this 60' man lift at high speed over railroad crossings while it is fully extended."

44 posted on 11/12/2011 4:23:48 AM PST by Right Wing Assault (Dick Obama is more inexperienced now than he was before he was elected.)
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To: glock rocks
I’m not quite dead... I’m getting better!

Hey, it WOULD be fun to walk through these places with a wheelbarrow (accompanied by a camera crew) while chanting, "Bring out your dead."

45 posted on 11/12/2011 4:27:56 AM PST by Right Wing Assault (Dick Obama is more inexperienced now than he was before he was elected.)
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To: capydick
I was in Boston this week and saw the OB group and it was disgusting.

Some of them (Harvard students only, please!) moved over to Occupy Harvard. It's rather more exclusive than the other Occupies; the gates are closed and locked, and I've heard even some with valid Harvard IDs aren't allowed ("Profiling!" as Howie Carr said on his radio show).

I also hear the Occupy Harvard people are manning the tents in 3-hour shifts, handy since they're just a few minutes from their dorms and classes and all the charms of Harvard Square.

Howie Carr's next column in the Boston Herald is supposed to be on Occupy Harvard -- can't wait, should be today or tomorrow!

Even the MSM is covering it; here's CBS: Occupy Harvard: Nation's most exclusive tent city.

46 posted on 11/12/2011 4:31:08 AM PST by maryz
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To: haroldeveryman
...After they read your post they’ll start having moats put in around their homes..

I like to study Civil War history. Sanitation was a huge problem early on in the Army camps and later in the prisons. Almost as many men died from disease as from bullets. The route causes were the same: filthy crowded conditions, a disregard for proper sanitation, and an ignorance about how these diseases spread. I feel sorry for the innocent people who live and work next to these OWS camps.

47 posted on 11/12/2011 4:44:36 AM PST by Upstate NY Guy
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To: glock rocks

Good.

It’s past time for the city officials to put a stop to this.


48 posted on 11/12/2011 4:48:50 AM PST by metmom (For freedom Christ has set us free; stand firm therefore & do not submit again to a yoke of slavery)
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To: maryz

Jeez - can it get any more hypocritical than this? And, theres no doubt the MSM will not give this even five minutes of coverage as they are too busy propping up Anita Hill and her lies of 15 years ago.


49 posted on 11/12/2011 4:53:06 AM PST by capydick (''Life's tough.......it's even tougher if you're stupid.'')
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To: Right Wing Assault

You forgot my personal favorite:

Do not operate vehicle with windshield sun shade in place.


50 posted on 11/12/2011 4:53:25 AM PST by left that other site (Psalm 122:6)
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