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December 1, 2011 at 4:00 PM

Occupy protesters begin squatting in vacant houses

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What else will protesters decide they have a right to?

It should come as no surprise after a couple of months camping out and with the weather turning, that the Occupy Movement has turned to occupying vacant homes. [“Occupy shifts to squatting in houses,” NWWednesday, Nov. 30.]

Their justification is that as representatives of the people, they are deserving of taking shelter from properties that belong to banks and other entities they hold in disdain.

How long before they decide to take over privately owned occupied buildings using the same logic? And how far down this slippery slope do they go, substituting their judgment about who deserves to have what they have earned? A display of hubris of which a dictator would be proud.

— F. Williams, Puyallup

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The idea that the Occupy protesters want "everything from the folks who EARND it" and "They never want to be responsible for...  Posted on December 2, 2011 at 1:07 PM by jmbinseattle. Jump to comment
F. Williams, Puyallup I totally agree. The occupy folks are no different than the libs. They want everything from the folks who EARND it....  Posted on December 1, 2011 at 10:50 PM by Keep Trying. Jump to comment

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