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Occupy North Pole! Resist the Fat Man (but take his cookies)

Santa cleverly undermines the Occupy Encampment

(Photo by 2Ecklektic, Flickr)

Andre Kropatkin, elf-megaphone for the Occupy North Pole! protest, explains how Santa (who has 99-percent of the body-size) has silenced opposition through lavish distribution of his specialty hot chocolate — with peppermint sticks! With KCAW’s Robert Woolsey.


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