Occupy LA finally dismantled

They were supposed to be evicted early Monday morning, but weren't. Then they were scattered by police, but came back to occupy the same ground again. After dithering for 24 hours, city officials finally moved int and cleared out the Occupy LA encampment once and for all - it is hoped. Why? It must have been quite a scene - like something out of a science fiction movie. From Reuters: Police in riot gear and biohazard suits removed anti-Wall Street activists from an encampment outside the Los Angeles City Hall on Wednesday, arresting an estimated 200 people. "Bio-hazard suits?" Almost like they were rousting aliens from their landing spot. Considering their goofiness, one might legitimately question the home planet of some of the OWS crowd. Busloads of police closed in on the 8-week-old Occupy LA camp after midnight and declared the hundreds of protesters congregated on the lawn, sidewalks and streets around City Hall to be an unlawful assembly, ordering them to disperse or face...(Read Full Post)