Anonymous Occupies 'Orange County' Sign
If you're driving south on the 5 freeway into Orange County today, you might get a chance to see some of the handiwork of Anonymous (if it isn't torn down first). The group transformed a welcome sign to Orange County into a promotion for the Occupy Orange County movement that is actually brewing behind the Orange Curtain.
Occupy movements that are spin-offs from action on Wall Street and Los Angeles are beginning to take off in a county not known for having a whole lot of public space. There are at least two centers of action — one in Santa Ana and one in Irvine. Both are having trouble creating a legal 24/7 presence in either city, unlike Los Angeles where public officials have given their blessing to the movement.
The OC Weekly calls the Occupy sign a particularly ballsy move given the scale:
We're not sure of the size of the cajones a person needs to scale a towering public structure so close to patrolling CHP cruisers and drunk drivers where no human being has any city, county or state-sanctioned business. But it goes without saying, they're immense, and these guys, or girls, have them. Check out the ladder on the right side of the frame.