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Fire Walk With Me Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Nov-23-11 03:22 PM
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LA leaders take back Occupy deal
http://www.upi.com/Top_News/US/2011/11/23/LA-leaders-take-back-Occupy-deal/UPI-46651322040600/#ixzz1eYsXYSXy

DAVIS, Calif., Nov. 23 (UPI) -- Occupy Los Angeles leaders said city officials reneged on an offer to lease office space to the protesters after the Daily News published details of the deal.

City officials offered to lease 10,000 square feet of space at the Los Angeles Mall to protesters for $1 a year, the Daily News said. But the deal fell through when details became public.

"They didn't like the media attention," Occupy LA organizer Ryan Rice said Tuesday after meeting with representatives from Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa's office.

Read more: http://www.upi.com/Top_News/US/2011/11/23/LA-leaders-take-back-Occupy-deal/UPI-46651322040600/#ixzz1deC9VXrh
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Earth_First Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Nov-23-11 03:23 PM
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1. Hmmm...
This seemed strange from the onset...
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CoffeeCat Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Nov-23-11 07:35 PM
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2. Someone got leaned on...
After the news became public, you can bet that some very powerful
interests--made them "see the light".

Thugs and bullies--it's too bad they kow towed to them. OWS is about standing
up to those very forces.
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Liberal_in_LA Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Nov-23-11 07:50 PM
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3. yes. Seems like it.
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