The Democrats were certain that they had the equal and opposite response to the Tea Party.
President Obama supported it.
House Democrat Leader Rep, Nancy Pelosi, said she supports it:
I support the message to the establishment, whether it’s Wall Street or the political establishment and the rest, that change has to happen. We cannot continue in a way this is not relevant to their lives.
Why is No One Removing the Protestors from Zuccotti Park?
Zuccotti Park in NYC is a private park owned by Brookfields whose chairman is John Zuccotti. Why hasn’t Mr. Zuccotti ousted these protestors? The protestors have become a public nuisance since September 17.
My guess is that we basically look to the police leadership and mayor to decide what to do.
Zuccotti passes the buck to City Hall and Mayor Bloomberg say’s he has no jurisdiction because Zuccotti Park is not city property.
If Brookfield were to come to us and say that their rules are being violated … the Police Department will do what it has to do. But this is not a public park.
Who is John Zuccotti and What are His Connections?
The 74-year-old Zuccotti is co-chairman of the board of the $3.2 billion dollar Brookfield Properties, a multi-billion dollar real estate development firm.
Mr. Zuccotti has longstanding ties to parks and city government as 40 years ago he was a paid, part-time member of the city planning commission and in the mid-1970s was appointed deputy mayor of New York City. Additionally, Brookfield Properties has links to city government — Diana Taylor, Mayor Michael Bloomberg’s frequent companion, sits on the Brookfield Board of Directors co-chaired by Zuccotti.
The Blaze led me to the source of their article which is entitled, “A New Hampshire Solyndra? Wind farm gets fed loan” by Union Leader.
It starts to get very intriguing. There are a lot of names in this article so I’ll try to summarize the best I can. New Hampshire’s largest wind farm, the Granite Reliable Power project under construction in Coos County received a loan guarantee from the federal government. U.S. Department of Energy announced it would guarantee up to 80 percent of a $168.9 million loan for the Granite Reliable wind farm project in mid-September.
The article questions:
Why would a company created by a $3.2 billion company and backed by a $2.7 billion private fund need federal loan guarantees? That would be an important question at any time, but it is more pertinent after the bankruptcy of Solyndra, a solar-panel maker that got a $535 million federal loan guarantee from the Obama administration last year.
What Does a NH Wind Farm Getting a Federal Loan Guarantee Have to Do with OWS and Zuccotti Park?
New Hampshire’s largest wind farm, the Granite Reliable Power project under construction in Coos County, is jointly owned by BAIF Granite Holdings, LLC and Freshnet Wind Energy, LLC. BAIF owns 75 percent of Granite Reliable. BAIF Granite Holdings was created earlier this year by Brookfield Renewable Power, which is a subsidiary of Brookfield Asset Management of New York.
The Department of Energy finalized the loan guarantee less than a week after Occupy Wall Street protesters took to Zuccotti Park, and with the Obama administration’s Tuesday endorsement of the protests, rumors are starting to circulate that this could be the reason Brookfield is allowing protesters to remain on its property.
Let’s Go Over Some Points and Connect the Dots:
1. Fear of the power of the Tea Party ( see mid-term elections, 2010) had the incompetent Leftists in charge of the Democrat Party searching for a response.
2. The incipient band of rabble known as the OWS (the eponymic Pee Party) seemed to fit the bill….
3. White House bribes the owners of Zuccotti Park with taxpayer funds, to allow the ‘occupation.’
4. Mayor Mike Bloomberg falls right in line.
5. Violence and illegality becomes the hallmark….
6. Another strike out by the Obama administration.