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struggle4progress Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Oct-11-11 08:36 PM
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Okla. protesters participate in Occupy Wall Street
OKLAHOMA CITY Dozens of protesters chanted anti-Wall Street slogans Tuesday as they brought the national Occupy Wall Street movement to Oklahoma City's business district.

About 40 people assembled at a downtown Oklahoma City park and drew up posters that condemned what they described as corporate greed and the gap between rich and poor, including signs that read "Privatized Gains(equals)Socialized Loss," ''More Humanity, Less Corporate Greed" and "Workers Rights Are Human Rights."

Chanting "ho, ho, hey, hey; Wall Street has got to pay," individual members of the group set up informational pickets outside office buildings housing national banks and lenders, including Bank of America. But organizers put off plans to march and demonstrate outside an office tower that houses consumer and commercial banking giant Chase, said organizer and attorney Jay Trenary.

"We want more people to show up," Trenary said. "There are citizens who are interested in what's going on." He said a principal organizer and others who planned to participate in the protests were unable to attend Tuesday because of job responsibilities. No new date for the march was set ...
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Beartracks Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Oct-17-11 07:34 PM
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1. Some couldn't attend due to JOB responsibilities?!
But... I heard all these protesters were unemployed pot-smoking hippies!!

Rock on, OKC! :headbang:

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