Posts Tagged ‘Protests’

Peoria, IL (CN) – A wave of powerful, transformational protests have swept through the world.

The Arab Spring has brought down governments in Tunisia and Egypt.  Thousands have been killed confronting the brutal, tired old regimes of Syria, Libya and Bahrain.  Major reform has taken place in Morocco and Oman. Yemen is a fucking mess.

In Spain, Greece, Britain and Ireland unprecedented mass protests have taken place against high unemployment, bailing out the banks and government austerity measures.

And finally, after years of government bailouts, endless war, high unemployment and penetrative frisking at the airports America has had enough.

The Sleeper has Awakened and Thy Name is #fuckyouwashington

This weekend hundreds of thousands Americans went to their kitchen nook, got on their laptop, read a milquetoast journalists call to arms, logged onto Twitter and said loud and clear #fuckyouwashington !!!

The National Guard has been alerted.  Troops have been deployed to the White House and Capital Hill.  There was a nation wide run on food and potato chips.

The Department of Homeland Security has asked all Americans to

‘Don’t Panic, Don’t Twitter’.

What happens next is anybody’s guess.

Stay Tuned.