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Big labor plans 'Occupy CPAC'

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2/7 Update: Occupy plans mayhem for 'dastardly' CPAC

 

You'd be wise to keep a cool head if you're going to CPAC. From the D.C. AFL-CIO:

Metropolitan Washington Council, AFL-CIO)With workshops like “Return of Big Labor: What Can We Learn from Wisconsin & Ohio,” and “Taking back Wall Street: The Tea Party vs. Occupy Wall Street,” the Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) descends on the nation’s capital February 9-11 and local labor activists are planning a DC lesson to ensure that the voice of the 99% are heard at this elite conservative gathering. Actions are currently being planned for noontime and after work on Friday, February 10. Featured speakers at CPAC include Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker, and presidential candidates Mitt Romney, Newt Gingrich, and Rick Santorum.

You may remember what the union-aided Occupiers managed to do at the D.C. conference center in November. When conservatives staged a conference there, they banged on the windows, physically harmed at least one old woman, blocked local traffic, and used children as human shields. Much of the action was caught on tape.

The AFL-CIO is planning a disruption of some sort at noon Friday and another at 5 p.m. Here are some details about the event that AFL-CIO plans for noon:

Where
Marriott Wardman Park Hotel (2600 Woodley Rd at Connecticut Ave NW)

When
Feb 10   12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

What do Wisconsin Governor SCOTT WALKER, presidential candidates MITT ROMNEY, NEWT GINGRICH, RICK SANTORUM and House Budget Committee Chair PAUL RYAN have in common?

They all represent the greed of the wealthy 1% and they’ll all be at the 2012 Conservative Political Action Conference.

WE’VE HEARD ENOUGH FROM THE 1%!
Join the rally featuring tents, an inflatable fat cat, puppets, “candidate Walmart,” and more to
LET THE VOICES OF THE 99% BE HEARD!

Friday, February 10, at the Marriott Wardman Park Hotel (2600 Woodley Rd at Connecticut Ave NW), by the Woodley Park Metro Station

Coordinated by the Metro Washington Council AFL-CIO

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