DAILY GRINDER: Ed Rendell Tells Occupiers to ‘Go Home’

Former Governor Ed Rendell does not think the Occupy Movement has any Flight 93 people on board. All the occupiers need to “go home, clean up, organize and go” he told…Laura Ingraham the other day. Because he assumes the movement is going to turn violent and will be similar to the riots at the Democratic Convention in 1968 where, “everything blew up at the convention in Chicago. Poor Hubert Humphrey had absolutely zero chance coming out of that convention because the protests turned ugly, it was violent, it wasn’t productive.” Except the Occupy protests haven’t turned violent, and by the 1968 convention, protests had gotten so bad for Democrats already that Lyndon Johnson bowed out of the race. And Hubert Humphrey would have lost even if the riots hadn’t happened, if you’re looking at this thing politically.

Don’t look now, but some website called Weasel Zippers found some occupiers in Philadelphia holding a Soviet flag. And there’s a video of it, called “What they won’t show in prime time.” This means Occupiers are in favor of gulags, no doubt!

Oh, and get ready for Occupy Doylestown! On Thursday, our northern quaint neighbors will be marching in solidarity with the rest of the country.

Another high ranking Harrisburg Republican is on board for privatizing the PLCB, as soon as possible. His name is Sen. Pat Browne, and you can visit him if you want, but you’re got to go through a hole in a mountain to get there.

And some news outlets are starting to realize that there aren’t any viable liquor privatization plans that include, you know, beer n’shit.

Mayor Michael Nutter named novelist, teacher, arts advocate Lorene Cary to the School Reform Commission yesterday. The Inky calls her appointment “a departure for a commission typically heavy with lawyers, businesspeople and those with clear political ties.”

Former Pennsylvania Senator Rick Santorum came in third at a Value Voters Summit, a national meeting of religious conservatives. Apparently Ron Paul won, because Ron Paul finds weird ways to win all these things. Weird how Santorum would only come in third at a thing like this.

4 Responses to “ DAILY GRINDER: Ed Rendell Tells Occupiers to ‘Go Home’ ”

  1. Obbop says:

    “There’s class warfare, all right, Mr. (Warren) Buffett said, but it’s my class, the rich class, that’s making war, and we’re winning.”

  2. Nic says:

    There are many views of the 99% this should not surprise anyone.
    While i don’t support a communist flag waving but I do support anyone standing up pointing out flaws in our government system.

    I wonder if anyone ever thought that is was a statement to hold a soviet flag? A statement that says

    In communist europe

    1. Did not believe in environmentalism – see Chernobyl
    2. Didn’t believe in checks and balances – public unions in Poland actually brought DOWN communism, not build it up. Worker rights were NIL – you got jailed for being late/quitting, wanting to switch jobs.
    3. Governments needed a large pool of desperate cheap workers, so they BANNED ABORTION and criminalized homosexuality to increase child rearing-

    AHEM, sound familiar???

  3. steve izzo says:

    Some idiot waves a soviet flag and that becomes the focus of the article and the identity of the occupiers?? What a joke. OBBOP has stated part of it correcly… the rich class is arrogant and disinterested in anybody’s plight but their own… typical and what the 99% already know. Print your name on that comment mr. confidence. Your arrogance will be your undoing. The evidence that the movement is being infiltrated to discredit it is already out there. The violence is being instigated by cops, not occupiers…. same story every time. They attacked in NYC and Boston in the middle of the night to avoid coverage. They attacked veterans for peace… there’s your rich class influence and cowardice. Ya cant hide behind the constitution and trash it at the same time.

  4. R.Baldasari says:

    Come on Ed , get into retirement mode , you have done enough to Pa with all the back door deals and Political shenanagins.
    There is a list so long of your questionable bad executive decisions that there is not enough room to put it in writing.
    you’re a politician Ed and we know that caauses you to smell bad!

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