Merry Christmas, Happy Yule, and Happy Hanukkah!
There really isn't much news today, aside from the obligatory news stories about Occupiers staying at the encampments over the holidays, and how surprised that makes everyone.
For actual news, we've only got a few things.
-- The Occupy Eugene encampment has mostly been vacated since an eviction was ordered, due to the death of a man in a fight. Police are saying that out-of-towners have been flocking to the area, starting fights, climbing trees, and arguing with officers.
-- Occupy Tuscon has lost their court battle, and will not be allowed back into the park. A judge has ruled that Occupiers did not prove that the city ordinance was invalid, so a temporary restraining order would not be given.
-- Occupy LA may find themselves owing a bit of money, if the City Attorney's office gets their way. The City Attorney may be filing a civil suit against the Occupiers in order to recoup the costs of the movement. The latest numbers are roughly 2.3 million dollars, and the Mainstream media is reporting that the city is not sure where the money would come from if they did sue.
I hope your holiday if going well, whatever you do to celebrate.
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