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MIC CHECK! -- MIC CHECK!

Occupy Update! -- 2012-01-14 -- HIGHLIGHTS

Update: Felony charges against Mike Garcia, Tahra Ludwig, Tito, and Chris McKay as they exercised their free speech rights at the Jerry Sanders Mayoral Address must be challenged. Ben Katz suggests such charges are unlawful. Ray Lutz suggests this is a SCCAPP, see below.

Occupy Congress bus enroute to D.C.

Occupy So Cal Meetup in Long Beach at their MLK parade

About 500 posters for the Jan 20 Liquid Blue fundraiser have been printed! They are 18 X 24 full color and they look great. We don't have a lot of time to put these up. They can be picked up at FreedomPlaza Saturday between 10 and 12. (we can arrange other times this weekend also).

Read more below...

This report is BEST if you read the web version on your browser, esp. if the formatting is bad.


NEWS


Road to Congress from OSD gets ready to go See Entire Album

OSD_World_Beat_1-20.jpg Full Size Web Site
OSD Fundraiser coming up on Jan 20, $5 cover

  • Occupy Congress Bus is enroute to D.C. to join Million Tent Protest on Jan 17.
    • Follow us as we plan for this adventure, when we're on the bus, and when we are actually in DC!
    • We will plan events and meetups with other occupations and will be tweeting, blogging, and livestreaming it all. Like this page, follow the twitter or visit the website for updates!"
    • Links: Greyhound Itinerary -- Facebook Road2Congress -- Website -- Twitter

A strategic lawsuit against public participation (SLAPP) is a lawsuit that is intended to censor, intimidate, and silence critics by burdening them with the cost of a legal defense until they abandon their criticism or opposition.

The typical SLAPP plaintiff does not normally expect to win the lawsuit. The plaintiff's goals are accomplished if the defendant succumbs to fear, intimidation, mounting legal costs or simple exhaustion and abandons the criticism. A SLAPP may also intimidate others from participating in the debate. A SLAPP is often preceded by a legal threat. The difficulty, of course, is that plaintiffs do not present themselves to the Court admitting that their intent is to censor, intimidate or silence their critics. Hence, the difficulty in drafting SLAPP legislation, and in applying it, is to craft an approach which affords an early termination to invalid abusive suits, without denying a legitimate day in court to valid good faith claims. more...

  • UPDATED Two items relevant to OSD mission were placed on the agenda of the City of San Diego Rules Committee. This committee is yet another example of a "do-nothing" committee because they hardly even treated the proposals as serious.


UPCOMING EVENTS

Unless noted, all events are at FreedomPlaza (AKA CivicCenterPlaza, 1200 3rd Ave. San Diego, Intersection of 3rd Ave. and B St.)
Unless otherwise noted, we meet daily as follows:
  • 4 pm -- Finance Committee Meeting, Downtown Johnny Brown's, Mon. thru Friday
    • Each committee should send a representative to this meeting! Budget is currently being defined.
  • 5:30 pm -- Committee meetings -- Each will schedule the days of their meetings.
  • 7pm -- General Assembly (Civic Center Plaza)

  • Jan 14 - Occupy So Cal Meetup in Long Beach at their MLK parade. -- this event is being held by Occupy Long Beach and discussed in a recent conference call to coordinate Socal Occupies. To folks in the greater LA area, "Socal" usually does not include San Diego. Not approved for formal participation by OSD by our GA but included here for information only.

  • OSD Contingent in D.C. on Jan 17. (Bus leaves Jan 13 and returns Jan 25.)
    • Updates to Road2Congress:
      • Occupy Phoenix is showing us support at the greyhound station: http://www.facebook.com/events/265918793471457/
      • Three people from Occupy Phoenix are going to join the bus with us.
      • Occupy DC is having an Occuparty after #J17 events at Mcpherson Park.
      • Round trip plane ticket is approx. $280.

  • Concert fundraiser at World Beat Center featuring Liquid Blue on Jan 20. You know how great the last fundraiser concert was... this will be even better. $5 cover charge. See flier. All proceeds go to Occupy San Diego.
    • About 500 posters for this event have been printed! They are 18 X 24 full color and they look great. We don't have a lot of time to put these up. They can be picked up at FreedomPlaza Saturday between 10 and 12. (we can arrange other times this weekend also).

  • Feb 4 -- NEW Occupy San Diego County Strategy Meeting -- details TBD, OSD GA approved on 2012-01-07.
  • Feb 10,11,12 -- "Occupy" the Democratic State Convention in San Diego -- NO ACTION HAS BEEN APPROVED BY THE OSD GA YET.

  • May 1 -- General Strike. INFO FROM OCCUPY SO CAL. NO APPROVAL OF OSD GA.


NEXT 7 DAYS

14 Jan 2012 - Sat

  • (3:00p-4:00p) - *Teach-In at Freedom Square:"Paradise Plundered: Fiscal Crisis and Governance Failures in San Diego"*, Steve Erie, Professor of Political Science at UC San Diego and Vlad Kogan, PhD Candidate, Department of Political Science, UC San Diego Cancelled, but we will attempt to reschedule
  • Occupy So Cal meetup at Long Beach MLK park.
  • (5:30p) Events Committee meets at FreedomPlaza for planning for the MLK parade on the 15th.
  • (12p-2p) OccupYRCorner in Clairemont - Stand w/Signs and handout info at Balboa & Genessee FB Event
  • (2p) GA Meeting at Freedom Plaza.
  • (1p-4p) Occupy Encinitas - 1 PM rally at the corner of Encinitas Blvd. and Coast Highway 101 followed by general assembly at 2:30 PM at Cottonwood Creek Park, corner of Encinitas Blvd. and Vulcan Ave. (GA meets at Leucadia Pizzeria if raining) More info: Facebook or Website

15 Jan 2012 - Sun

  • (2p, meet at 12:30p) Occupy the Martin Luther King Parade! The marshalling area will be north of the CountyAdministrationCenter on Harbor Drive. The parade will proceed south on Harbor Drive and will end near Seaport Village. Occupy San Diego will march in solidarity with all groups supporting social justice (consensed by GA Jan 14th). The logistics of marching with Ocupemos El Barrio and/or Veterans for Peace will be made by consensus starting at 12:30 PM at the County Ad. Ctr. A number of options may be considered.
  • (4p) Ecology, Resources and Sustainability Teach-In at FreedomPlaza.
  • (7p) Worldwide Candlelight Vigil to Unite Movements for a Better World at 7 PM in each time zone.
  • (5p) Third World Solidarity group will meet at FreedomPlaza to discuss the UN Convention of Economic and Cultural Rights. See or contact Amir at global.letters@gmail.com or amir.shoja@gmail.com for details.

16 Jan 2012 - Mon

  • (10a-1p) - Occupy the Dream - in honor of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. the Federal Reserve Banks of 13 cities, including San Francisco and Washington, D.C., wiill be occupied by members of the African-American faith community and their supporters.
  • (12p-3p) - Occupy Chula Vista will Occupy Third Ave and Palomar. FB Event
  • (6p) - Working Group for a Statement for Political Autonomy meets at FreedomPlaza.
  • (7p) Activist San Diego meets at the JoyceBeersCenter in Hillcrest

17 Jan 2012 - Tue

  • Million tent protest in Washington D.C. -- OSD to travel to OD.C. to be part of the 1 million tent protest. Group to Greyhound out, have great group discussions, enjoy the fun, bring a tent, a smile and warm stuff. Time to show the Government that we are not the enemy, the N.D.A.A. bill is unconstitutional and the people demand the change we need to improve all of society, not just the top 1%. The 99% are coming to D.C. and you can too. Facebook Event
  • (12:30p) Working Group for a Statement for Political Autonomy meets at FreedomPlaza.
  • (10a) Free Energy Committee can bring five Occupiers to see a new “free energy” device near Chula Vista Inventor Nikola Tesla patented a “free-energy receiver” back in 1901. Contact David Lande for more details.
  • No city council meeting this week.
  • (5-7p) - Radical Feminists present Feminist Fridays, today a teach-in on womens' reproductivde rights. This will be leaidng up to a day of action on the commemroating the 39th anniversary of Reoe v. Wade on the 22nd.
  • (2p) Wellness holds “Tranquil Tuesdays" FB Event at FreedomPlaza.

18 Jan 2012 - Wed

  • (5:30p) - Facilitation training at FreedomPlaza.
  • (5:15P) - OccupYrCorner will be Occupying North Park at the corner of 30th and University. Bring a sign and a smile, and engage the rest of the 99%. See Facebook event page for more.

19 Jan 2012 - Thu

  • People for Social Responsibility meet at Balboa Park (need time and place in park). Not an OSD event but Occupiers are welcomed and encouraged to attend.
  • (5:30p) - Facilitation training at FreedomPlaza.
  • (12p) San Diego Reinvestment Task Force at 202 C Street, 12th Floor Hearing Room, San Diego, CA 92101

20 Jan 2012 - Fri

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Post on WOSD:

Hi my name is Lauren Groves. I'm a paralegal intern with Laura Sheppard. Laura is representing Curtis Williams (Hex). Curtis was arrested on Dec. 12, 2011 at the Occupy the Port Protest. If you were present at the Occupy the Port Protest or witnessed Curtis being arrested. Please contact me through facebook or Laura at lrsheppardlaw@gmail.com Any information would be greatly appreciated


MEDIA

NEW

2012 Jan 14

Media: Occupy San Diego

  • SDPD Chief B. Long Talks with OSD Chief Long wants the free practice of Civil Rights in San Diego. Chief Long gives his email address, and would like to hear about when patrol officers manipulate, or wrongfully exercise the law.

  • MEMORIAL CEREMONY HONORS FALLEN SOLDIER, FORMER CHEF AT OCCUPY SAN DIEGO U.S. Army Master Sergeant Jay Polk has reportedly been killed overseas while on active duty with U.S. special forces, according to friends and family in San Diego, where he had been living recently.
    During a candlelight memorial service held this evening at the Civic Center Plaza, one mourner observed, “Jay was a Cavalryman, he was a Master Sergeant, and he knew how to take care of people.” The service was attended by local veterans, occupy members, and friends of the fallen soldier

Media: Occupy National and Global

  • Barricades Come Down at Zuccotti Park Security guards working for Brookfield Properties took down a cordon of metal barricades surrounding Zuccotti Park on Tuesday evening, but entered the park later that night to enforce rules forbidding anyone to lie down.

  • Drugs in Portugal: Did Decriminalization Work? Portugal, which in 2001 became the first European country to officially abolish all criminal penalties for personal possession of drugs, including marijuana, cocaine, heroin and methamphetamine.

  • Occupy protester spends 3 weeks in jail for writing on sidewalk An Occupy Orlando protester has been freed after spending three weeks in jail for using chalk to write on the sidewalk. The City of Orlando dropped the charges against Timothy Michael Osmar because they said the three weeks he spent in jail was about what he would have served if convicted of the crime.

  • Hartmann: Blood Sucking Leeches vs Single Payer Single payer could create 2.6 million jobs & save America $317 billion. Healthcare in America is a cancer that's making a very small group richer than their wildest dreams and leaving the rest of us to deal with the fallout. But there is a solution.

  • Bank of America Ponders Retreat Bank of America Corp. has told U.S. regulators that it is willing to retreat from some parts of the country if its financial problems deepen, according to people familiar with the situation.

  • Legislators: Commit to Nuclear Abolition As our first action of 2012, let’s help to build a stronger network of legislators in the United States and around the world working for the abolition of nuclear weapons.


EVENT DETAILS

This section is being deprecated. See Occupy San Diego Events for full details.


ANNOUNCEMENTS

See All Occupy San Diego Announcements to read all previous announcements about
  • Where we meet, how to recover confiscated property from the San Diego Police Department, information for people were arrested, etc.


  • Anyone with information about arrests... Please, we need to continue to compile a complete list.
    • IF YOU HAVE BEEN ARRESTED, DETAINED, OR CITED... Please complete the form here: Occupy Legal Info Request and email to raylutz@citizensoversight.org.
    • If you can help compile the database from incoming emails, please let me know. It just takes a person who can carefully enter the data in to a web-based form.

  • NEW TELL POLICE HOW THEY ARE DOING: Police host monthly meetings in the community to get feedback from community members.

  • Legal is asking: If you were at the South gate on the day of The Port Shut Down 12/12 and witnessed any of the arrests and are willing to testify...please contact HiAndrea on FB or haz_el_eyes@yahoo.com -- Tammy.

Lutz suing Civic Center Plaza building owners and operators Project Details
  • More on this project... Including collected media, documents, photos, videos, etc.
  • This is a VERY IMPORTANT project because we will directly engage wall street firms who own and operate the Civic Center Plaza office building.

  • New Legal Web being designed on copswiki.org
    • New web (area of the site) will allow us to catalog all arrests, detentions, court actions, police ids, complaints, etc.
    • Once this is set up, will need the best lists we have and people who can help enter data.
    • It isn't much yet, but here it is: Legal Web

Legal Resources
  • The National Lawyers Guild resources to protesters who have been arrested NEW 619-500-4486 occupylegalsd@gmail.com
  • 1st Circuit Rules Public Has Right to Videotape Police
  • What to say to cops if you're busted. What you say and do can hurt you in court -- This is what I advise my clients to say when confronted by a law enforcement officer: "Officer, please understand I refuse to talk with you until I consult with my attorney. I also refuse to consent to any search of these premises or any other premises under my control, or in which I have a possessory, proprietary, or privacy interest, including my car, my body, or effects. I hereby demand to immediately be allowed the reasonable opportunity to obtain the advice of my attorney by telephone. from: http://layon.net/busted.php
  • To check if someone is in jail check this website: http://apps.sdsheriff.net/wij/wij.aspx
    • It usually takes about 6 hours for someone who has been arrested to pop up here. This site will tell you their charges, bail, etc. Jail's number is (619) 615-2700. The jail won't tell you much if anything that is not on the website. Please check this website before saying someone is in or out of jail to avoid confusion.


Occupy San Diego Links

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NOTICE TO MEDIA / DISCLAIMER
Occupy San Diego is comprised of many people with diverse opinions. This email does not provide the official position of Occupy San Diego, but is compiled for the use of supporters and occupiers by a number of volunteers. News Media that may subscribe to this email blast should confirm all information from other sources.

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Edited by Email Blast Team:
  • Ray Lutz (Editor)
  • Josephine P. (Media / Facebook)
  • Jason Packman (Education Events)
  • Chris West (Events)
  • Benjamin Cossel (Photographs)


  • Occupy San Diego project page in "Common" web: Occupy San Diego
  • New Occupy Project (new web): Occupy Web -- we will be migrating to this new web.

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