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Helicopters and heavy police presence have been brought to keep the turmoil under control in New York. According to NYPD Commissioner Raymond Kelly, the protests have already cost the city $2 million in extra security costs.
But “Occupy Wall Street” protests are more than just a citizen standoff against the big banks. Some of the Wall Street campaigners accuse American news outlets of peddling a view of the US that bears no resemblance to the reality lived by millions of Americans. “People are standing up against corporations that actually run the media,” says campaigner Travis Pinion, “if there is no freedom of press there is no democracy.”
Originally posted by muzzleflash
Yes exactly, the Internet gave us the ability to get more sides of the story. To see more perspectives.
Including the perspective that the MSM typically downplays or ignores totally.
The pro-Freedom perspective.
If they don't shut the 'Net down soon, we will overwhelm them. And if they shut it down, it will cause mass unrest too!
So they are damned if they do, and damned if they don't.
We have them in between a rock and a hard place. They have very few options left.
Freedom will triumph over the slave masters, it's inevitable.