Los Angeles City Attorney Carmen “Nuch” Trutanich has offered those arrested in raids a deal. They can attend a class on the First Amendment for $355 to resolve the charges against them. (The company that would make a tidy bundle on this offer, American Justice Associates, was founded by a former prosecutor who also happens to be an ex-cop).
Having gained serious momentum since its inception in Zuccotti Park on September 17 in lower Manhattan, the Occupy Wall Street movement (OWS) has spread to cities both large and small, both domestically and globally.
“Thank you for coming tonight, to your Political Action update” I yelled through the bull horn. The action was spreading the word about the National Defense Authorization Act of 2012. We got there at about 4pm. The action was scheduled from 3 to 7pm, so we were late. We saw the signs flying high on the corner of Wilshire and Sepulveda. We handed out fliers and talked to people that walked up and down the street. I, along with 3 others, used bull horns to communicate with the people in their cars.
Indefinite Military Detention Measure Passes On Bill Of Rights Day
“ . . . they say that granting the military explicit authority to investigate and detain terrorism suspects -- including Americans -- is vital to ensuring the nation can keep up with an adaptable and changing enemy threat.”