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Occupy Wall Street Day 8: 100+ Arrested for Peaceful, Legal Protest; Nets & Pepper Spray Used.

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Media Team Arrested: Live Stream Continues.

11:55 AM - Occupy Wall Street receives eviction notice.

Box Score: (as of 12:01 AM September 24, 2011)

Occupy Wall Street Protesters arrested: 81+

Wall Street Banksters arrested: 0

No confirmed arrests yesterday as Occupy Wall Street protesters end their first week of occupation and settle into Zuccotti Park a.k.a. Liberty Plaza in NYC.

TV Interview with occupiers OWS 9/22/11 by Public Intelligence

Crowds during the day were thinned by rain but the Closing Bell March went off as schedules at 4:30 p.m.

Last night, the NYPD provide the OWS media team with a giant picnic umbrella to protect the live video feed and other communications computers from the heavy rains.  The media team did a live video shout-out of thanks to the NYPD for their help.  

Tarps and tents are still not allowed in Liberty Plaza at this time.

Several protesters claim to have overheard individual police officers discussing tacit personal, not official, support of the protest.  

The occupiers are generally trying to maintain working relations with the police though some are totally opposed to the police presence and are quick to voice their distrust.

MSM Media Blackout: Commentary

I am a pessimist by nature, yet I'm beginning to wonder if the MSM black-out of Occupy Wall Street this past week isn't a glass half full.   Here's my thinking.

This movement, symbolized by the current occupation of Liberty Plaza (Zuccotti Park) near Wall Street in NYC, is a real grass roots movement and organizing such a movement is difficult and takes time.

In the next few days Occupy Wall Street will have more and more going for it and be better prepared the inevitable MSM close-up and scrutiny.

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Chaz Valenza is writer and small business owner in New Jersey. He earned his MBA from New York University's Stern School of Business. His current feature film project is "Single Point Failure" an insider's account of how the Reagan Administration (more...)

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Keeps the loonies out of the way and mayhem to a m... by Vaikunthanath Kaviraj on Saturday, Sep 24, 2011 at 10:55:58 AM
this article.  Media Arrested at Wall Street ... by Mark Adams JD/MBA on Saturday, Sep 24, 2011 at 4:51:02 PM
However, I doubt if the MSM would give you a fair ... by Vaikunthanath Kaviraj on Saturday, Sep 24, 2011 at 5:48:05 PM
Is Wall Street to smart for Main Street oris Main ... by Markageloo Breza on Saturday, Sep 24, 2011 at 11:10:32 AM
should be on our side. They are union members. The... by tim mcghie on Saturday, Sep 24, 2011 at 11:13:43 AM
I heard Michael Moore relate an experience he had ... by John Sanchez Jr. on Saturday, Sep 24, 2011 at 1:40:29 PM
MSM is so damned bad that anything it ignores bene... by MaskedMarauder on Saturday, Sep 24, 2011 at 11:17:57 AM
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