Skip to comments.NY protesters receive $435,000 in donations
Posted on 10/20/2011 6:28:23 AM PDT by marty60
NEW YORK (AP) - The Occupy Wall Street movement, which has spent a month bashing banks and other corporations, has become a money manager itself.
The movement has $435,000 - $85,000 of it donated in person at the Manhattan park that's become the epicenter of the global "anti-greed" protests and the remainder from online credit-card donations, said Darrell Prince, an activist using his business background to keep track of the daily donations.
"It's way more support than we ever thought would come in," Prince said.
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FREEPATHON WOULD ALREADY BE OVER!
I’m assuming this doesn’t include what some of the protesters are being paid to be there.
NYC is the ‘Useful Idiot’ capital of the world. No doubt about it.
Are they paying their fair share in taxes....?
Apparently $100 bucks a day.
Assuming they are there 24 hours a day. That’s 4.17 an hour to do NOTHING.
It’s a Bizarro World...
This country will get the government it deserves.
Read Isaiah chapter 3.
It will explain a lot of what you see in OWS and its supporters.
TAXES, “WE DON’T PAY NO STINKIN TAXES”
Anyway there is a TREE in WASHINGTON, D.C. that produces Billion Dollar BILLS. /s
The term "useful idiots" has been attributed to Lenin, as a description of those mindless people in the Western democracies who would always find ways to excuse whatever the Soviet Union did. Columnist Mona Charen's new book Useful Idiots shows that such people are still with us.
Long after the Soviet Union's horrors had become too widely known around the world for their sympathizers in the West to be able to get away with whitewashing the USSR, new Communist dictatorships arose to become the new objects of the affections of the Western intelligentsia and of like-minded people in the media and in politics.
Look who is handling the money for them.
ALLIANCE FOR GLOBAL JUSTICE:
By Chuck Kaufman (AFGJ National Co-Coordinator)
The Alliance for Global Justice (AfGJ) and its predecessor and founder, the Nicaragua Network, have been well-known grassroots organizations within the Central and Latin America solidarity movement and the anti-corporate globalization movement for over three decades. For probably 25 years weve used our 501(c)(3) non-profit tax status to fiscally sponsor projects that do not have their own tax-exempt status. These started mostly as Nicaragua humanitarian aid projects to build a school, raise money for scholarships, etc. In the late 1990s we were approached by United Students Against Sweatshops to become their fiscal sponsor and since then we have added a few projects a year which have approached us. We see this as very much a part of our organizations mission to achieve social change and economic justice by helping to build a stronger more unified grassroots movement. Its not our main work. We have our own programs that work to change US policies military, trade, labor, and human rights primarily toward Latin America, and which act in solidarity with popular movements and progressive governments.
Our fiscal sponsorship of the Occupy Wall Street action has brought attention from the press and public that we havent seen since the 1980s when we were the lead organization fighting against Reagans proxy war against the Sandinista government in Nicaragua, known as the Contra War. Even our fiscal sponsorship and central role in planning the April 2000 IMF/World Bank demonstration, arguably the high water mark of the anti-corporate globalization movement, did not generate quite the focus on AfGJ that Occupy Wall Street has.
The Egyptian protest king is here advising the Occupods.
I wonder what hotel Bill Ayres and old Bernadine are staying in now? They cannot be far away. They did assist in the Egypt fiasco.
Anyone seen John Kerry and ole money bags Theresa.
You mean ‘Cash’ and Kerry!?
You mean ‘Cash’ and Kerry!?
Why yes indeed! :-)
And none of the Occupiers have their shorts in a knot about the trillions going to Europe. Go figger.
stupid , if some business is hurt because of OWS, now they have assets to attach.
They are taking donations via CREDIT CARD and putting them IN A BANK.
Irony, the Mark of Quality Literature
Hey works for me. Maybe the City can sue? Bloomberg...NAH
> Are they paying their fair share in taxes....?
Taxes are for the bourgeoisie like you and me.
The hollywood elite, the super-rich like buffet and soros, the politios like kerry an klinton, and the proletariat and welfare recipients, none of them are required to pay taxes, according to their neo-marxist vision.
That’s one of the reasons I so strongly support 999. Imagine Soros having to pay 9% tax to purchase a new limo or yacht. Imagine the filthy vermin in OWS having to pay 9% tax on a new Che Guevara t-shirt.
I do not mind paying the tax, because I have to pay taxes anyway. 999 simply shifts the tax for me. It may come to a bit more, it may come to a bit less, but it’s overall a wash for me.
But the above mentioned groups have been getting away scot-free, living off the taxes borne by the average middle-class taxpayer.
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