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Bully Pulpit

The term "bully pulpit" stems from President Theodore Roosevelt's reference to the White House as a "bully pulpit," meaning a terrific platform from which to persuasively advocate an agenda. Roosevelt often used the word "bully" as an adjective meaning superb/wonderful. The Bully Pulpit features news, reasoned discourse, opinion and some humor.

Tuesday, December 20, 2011

VIDEO: Occupy Winston-Salem Protester Arrested for "Disorderly Conduct"

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. (WGHP) - An Occupy Winston-Salem protester was arrested for "disorderly conduct" outside city hall on Tuesday, according to police.

Around 9 a.m. Tuesday, police asked 20 protesters to leave city hall property. As the protesters left the property, William Bryant Bridge, 20, of 651 Summit Street, shouted profanities at police.

"(The suspect) caused a public disturbance by using abusive language intended and plainly likely to provoke immediate violent retaliation," police stated in the arrest warrant.


Anonymous Anonymous said...

when protestors try to push or bend rules it makes them(protestors) no better than bankers who look for ways to push/bend rules that caused The Occupy movement!

Tuesday, December 20, 2011 5:48:00 PM  

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