Skip to comments.Occupy Wall Street in New York running low on cash (freeloaders have bail fund)
Posted on 03/10/2012 12:11:05 AM PST by Libloather
Occupy Wall Street in New York running low on cash
By Michelle Nichols | Reuters 9 hrs ago
NEW YORK (Reuters) - The Occupy Wall Street group in New York is running low on money and on pace to run out by the end of the month, raising questions about the future of the movement that sparked a wave of nationwide protests against economic injustice six months ago.
Donations to the group, which raised about $500,000 within weeks of setting up camp in a park near Wall Street on September 17, have slowed and with plans for an American Spring of protests it has set aside a remaining $90,000 into a fund established to bail arrested protesters out of jail.
A report by Occupy Wall Street's accounting group for the week ending March 2 showed it had $44,828 in a general fund in addition to the bail fund and warned that "at our current rate of expenditure, we will be out of money in THREE WEEKS."
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“at our current rate of expenditure, we will be out of money in THREE WEEKS.”
So they will once more occupy their parent’s basements like always..
Or have to dip into their trust funds. You know, the money their daddy made on Wall street. These are the same backpack wearing schmucks with their Peruvian hats with the flaps I saw protesting the Repub conventiom when it was in NYC. Then they would check into the Plaza hotel which charges upwards of $5000 a night. And they stayed in the $5000 a night suites because they hung a sign that bashed Bush out of those top windows. How anti-Capitalist of them.
we will be out of money in THREE WEEKS.”
Well, go get a friggin’ job.
Its expensive to run a revolution
As a proud member of the Tea Party, I remember spending my own money for: meals, a nice clean motel room with shower, transportation, and any fees connected with the protest.
What are we doing wrong?