"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.”
The port shutdown action has attracted about 1500 in Oakland, and the in-progress action in Long Beach is turning into an epic live-stream event. Watch it here until its conclusion which at this point hinges on whether or not LBPD enforces their dispersal order. Disturbing events in Houston
“I have my own army in the NYPD, which is the seventh biggest army in the world,” exclaimed Mayor Michael Bloomberg after successfully evicting OWS, at least for the winter. 84-year old Dorli Rainey found out what it's like to demonstrate against corruption, the photo of her after she was pepper-sprayed becoming iconic: