Now we know…
The #OWS website today has a posting that explains why N17 was chosen as the name for today’s actions…
It represents a Marxist terrorist organization.
From the Occupy Wall Street website:
Posted 2 hours ago on Nov. 17, 2011, 9:26 a.m. EST by stevo
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Hippies freaks..like sheep to the slaughter. LEARN what you are matching for
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Revolutionary Organization 17 November From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia For the airport with the FAA code 17N, see Cross Keys Airport. 17 November
A reproduction of ’17 November’ logo that appeared on their proclamations Dates of operation 1975-2002 Leader Alexandros Giotopoulos, Dimitris Koufodinas Motives anti-imperialist, anti-capitalist, pro-Marxism Active region(s) Greece Ideology Marxist Status dormant Revolutionary Organization 17 November (Greek: Επαναστατική Οργάνωση 17 Νοέμβρη, Epanastatiki Organosi dekaefta Noemvri), (also known as 17N or N17) was a Marxist urban guerrilla organization (characterized as a terrorist group by the Greek state and the United States and the United Kingdom) formed in 1975 and believed to have been disbanded in 2002 after the arrest and trial of a number of its members. The group assassinated 23 people in 103 attacks on U.S., British, Turkish and Greek targets.
No wonder the progressives endorse this movement.
(Poster from The Blaze)
Hat Tip Candice