That was hilarious.”*
May Day protests may disrupt the morning commute in major U.S. cities Tuesday as labor, immigration and Occupy activists rally support on the international workers’ holiday.
…In anticipation of the strike, the agency that operates the Golden Gate Bridge and related public transportation systems canceled Tuesday’s morning ferries from Marin County to San Francisco and urged regular riders to make alternate travel plans.
…Organizers have called for protesters to block one or more bridges or tunnels connecting Manhattan… to New Jersey and other parts of the city.
…Occupy LA promised the event will be “city-paralyzing” and “carnivalesque” with en route actions… “people’s power and bike caravan” …
The slogan “Forward!” reflected the conviction of European Marxists and radicals that their movements reflected the march of history, which would move forward past capitalism and into socialism and communism.
[May Day Activities] …began early last night [in San Francisco] with a roving band of “anarchists” smashing car windows and store fronts in San Francisco’s Mission District. … started as a “ruckus street party” organized by Occupy Oakland protesters who invaded their sister city last night…
And around the world, May Day progress…
What’s happening in your town today? Near here there are several Reconquista parades scheduled with planned “support” from Occutards and “Anarchists for More Gov’t.” I’m not going anywhere near town today.
[I am going to work on remodeling The Quackery into the The Chook House.]
Potentially Useful Word of Teh Day: “melee”
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