Friday, April 27, 2012

"Milwaukee Red Cross Told To Prep For Chicago Evacuation During NATO Summit"

We've been eagerly awaiting this get-together, links below.
From CBS Chicago:
Is there a secret plan to evacuate some residents of Chicago in the event of major trouble during the NATO summit next month? CBS 2 has uncovered some evidence that there is. It comes from the Milwaukee area branch of the American Red Cross.

CBS 2 News has obtained a copy of a Red Cross e-mail sent to volunteers in the Milwaukee area.
It said the NATO summit “may create unrest or another national security incident. The American Red Cross in southeastern Wisconsin has been asked to place a number of shelters on standby in the event of evacuation of Chicago.”...MORE
Although we were disappointed in the President's chickenshit decision to get the G-8 meeting away from the protestors by moving the venue to Camp David, Chicago will still host NATO.

Feb. 26 
Debate: The Proper Role of Violence in the #Occupy Movement
You thought perhaps we had moved-on from #Occupy.
Heck no! Just wait for the G-8 and NATO summits in Chicago, May 19-21.
The summits overlap Chicago Craft Beer Week, May 17-27.
How fun is this going to be? Mayor Emanuel, #Occupy folks and beer?
In the meantime here's what's occupying my #Occupy in-box....
Mar. 6
Dammit: "Obama shifts location of G-8 summit from hometown of Chicago to his Camp David retreat" Rahm says "Not Insulted"