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Measuring Occupy Wall Streetís impact, 5 years later
The Bend Bulletin ^ | September 18, 2016 | Deepti Hajela and Michael Balsamo, The Associated Press

Posted on 09/18/2016 6:29:35 PM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet

NEW YORK — For a time, Occupy Wall Street was everywhere with its grass-roots encampments — first in New York City, then globally — and the refrain, “We are the 99 percent!”

And then it was gone. Its most famous camp in lower Manhattan was cleared out in an overnight police raid two months after it started, and other Occupy locations fizzled soon thereafter.

But five years later, demonstrators gathered once again in New York’s Zuccotti Park on Saturday to commemorate the movement and what they said has been its lasting impact.....

(Excerpt) Read more at bendbulletin.com ...


TOPICS: Business/Economy; Conspiracy; Politics
KEYWORDS: 99percent; anniversary; occupy; ows; usefulidiots; wallstreet

1 posted on 09/18/2016 6:29:35 PM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Hahahahaha. Morphed into BLM.


2 posted on 09/18/2016 6:32:26 PM PDT by The_Media_never_lie (Stay ignorant, my friends! (if you watch mainstream media, you will!))
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What’s the difference between an occuoy wall street chick and a muslim chick?

OWS chick gets stoned BEFORE she gets raped


3 posted on 09/18/2016 6:36:57 PM PDT by dsrtsage (One half of all people have below average IQ. In the US the number is 54%)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

SO it appears Soros has changed it over from Occupany to BLM and NeverTrump and of course, BDS

all Nazi agiprop
all the time


4 posted on 09/18/2016 6:37:22 PM PDT by faithhopecharity ("Politicians are not born. They're excreted." Marcus Tullius Cicero.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

I credit conservative media and the internet for its demise. If the internet were around in the 60s, the hippie and antiwar movement would have fizzled too.


5 posted on 09/18/2016 6:39:41 PM PDT by dhs12345
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To: The_Media_never_lie

Yup. They’re mostly BLACK people which scares the hell out of lily white libtards. 99% my ass. It was Soros creation right from the get go.


6 posted on 09/18/2016 6:56:26 PM PDT by max americana (fired every liberal in our company at every election cycle..and laughed at their faces (true story))
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

I think the only impact they had was the litter they left all over the park.


7 posted on 09/18/2016 6:59:33 PM PDT by A_perfect_lady (They aren't being radicalized; they're being activated.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Impact that small takes a micro seismometer to measure


8 posted on 09/18/2016 7:21:04 PM PDT by bigbob (The Hillary indictment will have to come from us.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

I was walking past Zuccoti Park one day during the height of OWS when one obviously high middle aged woman told me I had a lovely tie.


9 posted on 09/18/2016 7:21:47 PM PDT by CraigEsq
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

“Grass roots” my left clavicle. Was clearly astroturf.


10 posted on 09/18/2016 8:05:53 PM PDT by Some Fat Guy in L.A. (Still bitterly clinging to rational thought despite it's unfashionability)
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