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The cop group coordinating the Occupy crackdowns

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11.18.11 - 11:23 am | Shawn Gaynor |

A national group with ties to Homeland Security helped paln the Occupy Oakland busts

As cities across America evict encampments of the Occupy Wall Street movement, similarities of timing, talking points and tactics among major metropolitan mayors and police chiefs have led critics to wonder: Is some sort of national coordination going on?

The White House says there’s no federal oversight. Speaking November 15 aboard Air Force One, White House Press Secretary Jay Carney said “The president’s position is that obviously every municipality has to make its own decisions about how to handle these issues.”





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