It's today obvious to virtually all that the evictions were pursued on the basis of 'manufactured pretexts'. The fact that there thus appears to be, in fact, a conspiracy to terminate Occupy -- and the exercise of First Ammendment Rights it embodies -- provides an indeed sad measure as to the state of our US Republic.

The brutal, state sponsored police attacks -- with pepper spray, with clubs, and assorted other weapons -- demonstrates that many in our own government view any that exercise their rights to free speech and asembly as 'the enemy'. Has Amerika murdered America?

While we all have seen such governmental conduct from police states, fascist states, rogue states, what does it say about our government and its police when we see such nightmarish acts in the United States of America?

What have we allowed ourselves to become...