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Friday, July 06, 2012

Occupy-Linked Protesters Toss $5,000 in Bills Off Seattle Building

Occupy-linked activists rained $5,000 in bills off a downtown Seattle building Wednesday to protest money in politics.

#MicCheckWallSt, an affiliate of Occupy Seattle, held its “4th of July Money Drop” to “[declare] independence from Citizens United,” the landmark Supreme Court ruling lifting restrictions on corporate and union campaign spending.

Video posted online shows stacks of bills emblazoned with the words “Money as speech silences us all” and “End Citizens United” being unloaded from a duffel bag and set up beside a window. A voice says “Go” and two people begin hurling the money out the window, the bills fluttering toward the ground. According to the Guardian, the bills thrown were mostly ones and fives.



Anonymous said...

Well that really IS what the occupiers want isn't it? Money falling from the sky... The poor sheeple probably just thought they had finally bilked some more free money from the 1%...

Get a job...

Anonymous said...

What the bills should have had printed on them was:
This money was stolen in union dues from drone workers