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Ferguson Protesters Now Protesting Over Not Getting Paid

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posted on May, 25 2015 @ 10:13 PM
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a reply to: mindseye1609

Still calling it a hoax


Purpose: Organization for Black Struggle (OBS) and Missourians Organizing for Reform and Empowerment (MORE) are pleased to offer travel funding for individuals and grassroots groups that are working to advocate for police accountability and Black lives. A fixed sum of $20,000 has been set aside for this initiative. Applications are fulfilled on a 1st come, 1st served basis until the fixed sum is exhausted. In your application, please honor the guiding principle that your funded work/travel be collaborative and shared out to as many people as possible.

Travel funding is available for Individuals ($300), Groups of 3+ ppl ($1000), and Large Collaborations of 6+ ($2000) to take trips that directly help attendees advocate for police accountability and Black lives. Applications must be submitted 2 wks before your departure date.

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unless you can show some job want ads, maybe some actual pictures of this sit in, perhaps some video?
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posted on May, 25 2015 @ 10:31 PM
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originally posted by: Serdgiam
a reply to: HalfLeaf

I think it would be an efficient move actually. Most will just call it BS regardless, so why not save some money?

That isn't to say anything about actual legitimacy of the topic at hand, but if it was 'bankrolled,' they could certainly save some money by just squelching coverage.

There are also plenty of reasons to fabricate such a story..

And that's the whole point; obfuscate reality to the point individuals will fall back into confirmation bias.


Actually, good point, they might even get double the value for their money, if the fake protesters start another one for free!!



posted on May, 25 2015 @ 10:31 PM
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a reply to: FyreByrd


Hence the reason a second source is at the bottom of the OP.



posted on May, 25 2015 @ 11:04 PM
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a reply to: Xcathdra

Well.....Well......Take a good hard look at what the progressive agenda really is. Paid protestors........Progressives really are pathetic creatures that float in the winds of evil and apathy.



posted on May, 25 2015 @ 11:51 PM
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a reply to: Xcathdra

It is what we deserve really. We are all for NGO's going into other countries and causing disruptions,but hey now,don't do it here. Since when are we exempt? We aren't. That is the problem when you deal with people that run around trying to disrupt other governments,they see no reason to stop at just overseas. So now they cause trouble here like they have in the past.And yet our government still backs up Soros and others.



posted on May, 25 2015 @ 11:52 PM
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originally posted by: LDragonFire
a reply to: mindseye1609

Still calling it a hoax


Purpose: Organization for Black Struggle (OBS) and Missourians Organizing for Reform and Empowerment (MORE) are pleased to offer travel funding for individuals and grassroots groups that are working to advocate for police accountability and Black lives. A fixed sum of $20,000 has been set aside for this initiative. Applications are fulfilled on a 1st come, 1st served basis until the fixed sum is exhausted. In your application, please honor the guiding principle that your funded work/travel be collaborative and shared out to as many people as possible.

Travel funding is available for Individuals ($300), Groups of 3+ ppl ($1000), and Large Collaborations of 6+ ($2000) to take trips that directly help attendees advocate for police accountability and Black lives. Applications must be submitted 2 wks before your departure date.

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unless you can show some job want ads, maybe some actual pictures of this sit in, perhaps some video?


You mean something like advertisements for jobs and payouts to proteators?? will this do??


www.weaselzippers.us... anizers/


And here they want their money
www.weaselzippers.us... ters/
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posted on May, 26 2015 @ 12:34 AM
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So where is the proof that these were the rioters and looters?


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posted on May, 26 2015 @ 04:55 AM
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There's no proof of this whatsoever. All the twitter links are nothing, the only one with more than a few tweets is @AlexiisStarr that popped up back in April, first tweet is mocking Ferguson protests... much of her tweeting is focused on @deray who has been one of the more prominent organizers... and look who keeps popping up in her feed @auditthemedia who is a Chuck C Johnson fan account (judging by their tweet history). I just did a thread on that tool. Too many coincidences there.

One of the articles talks about MORE via slamming ACORN with ancient, debunked talking points.

Sure there are funds for the protestors. One of the first things to go up for massive or prolonged protest is travel funds and bail-out funds.

Being paid 5,000/month to do so? No. If that there the case, people of all colors would do nothing but protest. It's laughable and OP has failed to produce any credible evidence and I'm quite shocked at the trash he's willing to accept as proof.



posted on May, 26 2015 @ 05:41 AM
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Yup...the democrat/liberal/progressive MORE group which was created from the remains of ACORN were paying a bunch of ignorant black protesters to carry signs, ignore curfews, loot stores, burn buildings and even cut fire hoses.

Short of hitting you in the head with a hammer...do you need any more information to choose a side in this war? MORE is basically the same group who lied, cheated and stole to get Obama (formerly a member and/or founder of such groups) elected. And his administration continues the same practices as this group, just from the White House using the NSA, IRS, etc.



posted on May, 26 2015 @ 05:43 AM
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originally posted by: Kali74
There's no proof of this whatsoever. All the twitter links are nothing, the only one with more than a few tweets is @AlexiisStarr that popped up back in April, first tweet is mocking Ferguson protests... much of her tweeting is focused on @deray who has been one of the more prominent organizers... and look who keeps popping up in her feed @auditthemedia who is a Chuck C Johnson fan account (judging by their tweet history). I just did a thread on that tool. Too many coincidences there.

One of the articles talks about MORE via slamming ACORN with ancient, debunked talking points.

Sure there are funds for the protestors. One of the first things to go up for massive or prolonged protest is travel funds and bail-out funds.

Being paid 5,000/month to do so? No. If that there the case, people of all colors would do nothing but protest. It's laughable and OP has failed to produce any credible evidence and I'm quite shocked at the trash he's willing to accept as proof.

Well...it is obvious that you support hiring people to loot and burn buildings. I don't.
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posted on May, 26 2015 @ 05:45 AM
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originally posted by: SubTruth
a reply to: Xcathdra

Well.....Well......Take a good hard look at what the progressive agenda really is. Paid protestors........Progressives really are pathetic creatures that float in the winds of evil and apathy.

AMEN!



posted on May, 26 2015 @ 05:57 AM
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a reply to: Xcathdra

You've been duped. The protesters were not "hired." The issue is that a political organization used the protests to solicit donations, but none of that money has been given to the community. Naturally, they feel that their trauma was exploited, and that it would only be fair if some of that money was spent on the community. Maybe a food bank or civic works program, you know? Here is a link to what the protesters themselves say:

millennialau.tumblr.com...



posted on May, 26 2015 @ 05:59 AM
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a reply to: dragonridr


You mean something like advertisements for jobs and payouts to proteators?? will this do?


The ad specifically mentions "travel funds." Poor people can't necessarily afford a bus ticket to attend a rally or protest in another state.



posted on May, 26 2015 @ 07:42 AM
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a reply to: DJW001

$2000.00 in one case for "youth stipends and food" on the budget list I got, Check out Kayla reed.

I've worked many jobs that I received a stipends for one thing or another.... BUT NEVER FOR MY YOUTH LOL. So they got paid more cause they were young? Hits harder with the millennials?



posted on May, 26 2015 @ 09:30 AM
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originally posted by: DJW001
a reply to: Xcathdra

You've been duped. The protesters were not "hired." The issue is that a political organization used the protests to solicit donations, but none of that money has been given to the community. Naturally, they feel that their trauma was exploited, and that it would only be fair if some of that money was spent on the community. Maybe a food bank or civic works program, you know? Here is a link to what the protesters themselves say:

millennialau.tumblr.com...

You are correct...with a few corrections. It wasn't just a political organization, it was a liberal political organization. And they didn't pay the protesters...they promised to and then didn't. But that is to be expected since they are liberal.



posted on May, 26 2015 @ 09:32 AM
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A few years ago we had a grocery store chain that was having labor issues. I worked across the street from one of their stores. I was on a break one morning and watched as a bus pulled up and about twenty people got out. A truck pulled in behind the bus and the driver started handing out signs. The one guy said that the TV news people would be there at ten minutes to noon and the bus would be back to pick them up at 12:30 PM. At 11:45 AM they started marching around the front of the store and sure enough the news people were there about five minutes later. They were the opening video on the noon news and by 12:30 there was nobody there. The "picketers" were hired from a temp agency, paid $50 and given lunch.

I saw the same thing a few weeks ago during the "$15 MINIMUM WAGE" protest. Both came from the same group, the United Food and Commercial Workers International union.



posted on May, 26 2015 @ 09:35 AM
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originally posted by: DJW001
a reply to: dragonridr


You mean something like advertisements for jobs and payouts to proteators?? will this do?


The ad specifically mentions "travel funds." Poor people can't necessarily afford a bus ticket to attend a rally or protest in another state.

Lets define "attend". These people were promised they would be paid to "attend" the protest. These people already knew they were pissed off and willing to riot. I mean...come on. That is what most black against white protests include. Everyone knew these people were there and willing to cause trouble. And they weren't there to "attend", they were there for a free TV and to destroy things. Even the Mayor said to give them room to destroy. And on the TVs and other looting...did these misguided protesters return the stolen items and rebuild the buildings afterward? Of course not. They are animals and they were paid to be what they are. By a liberal organization that wanted to make this event one to remember.

It is too bad that they only helped to make the memory one of destruction, fire, closed businesses and looting.



posted on May, 26 2015 @ 09:38 AM
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originally posted by: JIMC5499
A few years ago we had a grocery store chain that was having labor issues. I worked across the street from one of their stores. I was on a break one morning and watched as a bus pulled up and about twenty people got out. A truck pulled in behind the bus and the driver started handing out signs. The one guy said that the TV news people would be there at ten minutes to noon and the bus would be back to pick them up at 12:30 PM. At 11:45 AM they started marching around the front of the store and sure enough the news people were there about five minutes later. They were the opening video on the noon news and by 12:30 there was nobody there. The "picketers" were hired from a temp agency, paid $50 and given lunch.

I saw the same thing a few weeks ago during the "$15 MINIMUM WAGE" protest. Both came from the same group, the United Food and Commercial Workers International union.

Absolutely! This is liberals pushing the liberal agenda when even the real employees don't care enough or believe in the cause enough to protest. Better to bring in the professionals. Which makes the liberals liars and the puppet masters of many such protests. Now...with this one...they own part of the damage and destruction.

But...for them the means doesn't matter as long as the end is pushing their agenda. Or pushing someone over a cliff.



posted on May, 26 2015 @ 09:42 AM
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"Travel Funds"

A good way to cover up any possible hidden buzz words.




posted on May, 26 2015 @ 10:04 AM
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How is this different from evangelical organisations such as FRC and NOM offering stipends for food and lodging to their protesters? Many non-profit groups, including churches, give financial compensation to people that attend their rallies. The story here is that the organisation in question is not living up to the promises it made, not that it made them. Paying for protesters is a practice that has been happening for decades, and is really not shocking to anyone that has worked in any aspect of the non-profit sector no matter their political slant.



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