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"Too Big To Jail!" Say Police. Head down there, keep it that way!

So people in the crowds are reporting that police are saying the crowds are "Too big to jail." Let's keep it that way! Head down to Occupy Portland folks!
So people are reporting that police are saying the crowds are "Too big to jail." Let's keep it that way! Apparently police are saying they will "close in on protesters when the numbers die down."

In response, there's a rally cry in the streets: "Stay All Night."

Yes! Head down to Occupy Portland folks! Don't allow the crowds to thin out!

Reinforcements will become critical as the night wears on. So! Bundle up and head on down there, bring some extra food and water to share. Bring extra rain-gear, a spare jacket, hat, etc. Help make it so if anyone heads home, their absence will be filled by two more coming in!

Let the morning light reveal a crowd bigger than what we have in place now!!!

This is such an important moment in the movement: both locally, regionally and nationally! Help keep this alive. Help keep the movement peaceful, huge and powerful! Help keep hope alive!

Hopefully Some Protesters Are Wisely Sleeping Now 13.Nov.2011 01:53

blues

Hopefully these replacements have alarm clocks set so they can head down there at, say, seven or so in the morning. It's not just a party it's a demonstration that needs to keep moving. Like a shark.

CNN grossly under-reports size of Occupy Portland 13.Nov.2011 04:53

Dog Woman

CNN recently reported that there's only about 200 people at Occupy Portland. Pffft. Get a clue.

I called CNN Newsroom to inform them that there's at least a few thousand determined and non-violent protesters continuing to hold their ground, that they are sadly mis-reporting the story, and, that it appears police are getting ready for some action. I gave them the live stream Occupy Portland link. They promised to have reporters on the ground soon -- whatever that's worth.

Head down there folks!!

as worthless as Fox! 13.Nov.2011 06:53

Damos(A)

Oh FUCK CNN, the nationalist news media can be fully expected to deliberately low-ball the numbers! Unfortunately, most people who DON'T live here may very well not know that roughly 300 people have been living full-time at camp for weeks. That easily several hundred people were up on the jail steps alone, last night. I understand as many as 6000 citizens were there in solidarity last night! And a march planned for noon today.

Unfortunately, mainstream media is how most people still get their news. 13.Nov.2011 14:39

Dog Woman

Unfortunately, mainstream media is how most people still get their news.

That sucks, but there it is. Occupy needs to capitalize upon any way possible to show true numbers and get the message out there!

Even while they lie... 13.Nov.2011 15:30

Dog Woman

...sure, it galls me how mainstream media mis-represents the people and tows the line for the 1%, still, we must get our images out there as much as possible. They cannot lie about the numbers on the screen when viewers can see for themselves.