Teamsters supporting spread of Occupy Wall Street nationwide. They report locals involved in Occupy efforts so far in the following states: CA,IL, WA, OR, GA, MA, OH, LA, TX, MN, AZ, NJ, CO, FL, PA and VA.
LINK: Teamsters Blogg Spot
Occupy Wall Street reports they have raised over $25,000 from poeple all over the United States and around the world. The funds will make their indefinite stay possible for some time. Currently the General Assembly for the occupation is spending approximately $500 per day.
Micheal Moore takes the People's Mic at Occupy Wall Street at 7:20 PM: Video Clip Link
"I am so impressed by what I'm seeing here. You have done something very important and very historic. It had to happen somewhere it might as well has been here.
"Millions of Americans have suffered as a result of the decisions made by the people in these buildings.
"My own personal two cents. I want to see the people responsible for destroying the lives of millions of people in handcuffs.
"It time to make them pay. Tax them. How much? Still not enough.
"They are trying to take our democracy and turn it into a kleptocracy.
"The 400 riches Americans own more then the bottom 250 million Americans. They're afraid of one basic thing...
"There are only 400 of them. There are 250 million of us. What happens when 400 people are pitted against 250 million people? You don't have to follow sports to understand that game.
"I just got back to NY 12 hours ago and I wanted to get down here as soon as I could. It warms my heart to see all of you here!
"I know each and every one of you represents another thousand and another thousand more.
"Do not be scared because there only a few hunderd here right now.
"This month for the first time 54% of the American public is with you.
"This is the hard part right now. But everyone will remember. Three months from now, six months from now, one hundred years from now that you came down to this plaza and you started this movement. I am honored to be in your presence."