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).
The Occupy movement has taken the nation as well as the world by storm. Corrupt politicians, disintegration of society, and financial inequalities are some of the reasons why hundreds of thousands of Americans, the “99%” who come from all facets of life, have joined the cause in cities across the country. “Occupiers” is the term used to describe the masses of people who have set up tents and taken residency in public spaces to show their dissatisfaction with the current
"I believe that banking institutions are more dangerous to our liberties than standing armies. If the American people ever allow private banks to control the issue of their currency, first by inflation, then by deflation, the banks and corporations that will grow up around [the banks] will deprive the people of all property until their children wake-up homeless on the continent their fathers conquered.
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.
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.”