November 16, 2011
Don't stop now!
I'm keenly disappointed to hear that the authorities are shutting down the "occupiers."
It's not fair. In a couple of weeks we've recapitulated Animal Farm, and were getting into Lord of the Flies. Murders, rapes, theft and robbery, arson, public defection and urination, foul obscenities, epidemic disease, total inability to self-govern... Buncha rats scuffling in a sack.
I was getting ready to take bets on when the show trials and pubic executions would start, and now they've spoiled the object lesson. We could have been munching popcorn while the barbed wire went up around the re-education tents.
Zuccotti cleanout disgusting even for Sanitation workers - NYPOST.com:Posted by John Weidner at November 16, 2011 10:57 AM
City sanitation workers yesterday were forced to pick through a filthy pile of property seized from Zuccotti Park including dirty hypodermic needles, moldy food and glass-littered, broken gadgets.
"I pick up garbage [for a living], and these were some of the worst smells I’ve ever experienced," one worker grumbled to The Post.
About 150 trashmen stuffed the massive pile of soiled tents, old bikes and spoiling food into dump trucks — 26 loads in all — and hauled it to a West 57th Street Sanitation facility so that workers could begin sorting the personal goods from garbage....