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Ousting Occupy Wall Street Protesters From Zuccotti Park Was a Good Thing — Survey of the Day
Ousting Occupy Wall Street Protesters From Zuccotti Park Was a Good Thing — Survey of the Day
New York police removed Occupy Wall Street protesters from their Zucotti Park in an early morning raid this week, and it seems the majority of everybody else couldn’t be happier. According to a telephone survey of 1,170 Americans from Poll Position, 54 percent of Americans agreed with New York’s decision to oust the protesters, who’ve been based in the park for the last two months.
This Day in History for October 19 – ‘Black Monday’ Occurs and More
This Day in History for October 19 – ‘Black Monday’ Occurs and More
Here’s a look at some interesting events that took place on this day in history: 1781 – British General Cornwallis surrenders to General George Washington at Yorktown, Virginia, bringing an end to the last major battle of the American Revolution (More info) 1789 – Chief Justice John Jay is sworn in as the first Chief Justice of the United States (More info)
Wall Street Protests Enter Second Week [VIDEO]
Wall Street Protests Enter Second Week [VIDEO]
Protesters critical of corporate influence over politics and who want higher taxes on wealthy individuals continued to march on Wall Street this weekend, resulting in some 80 arrests for disorderly conduct. Members of the movement, dubbed Occupy Wall Street, claim many of the arrests were unwarranted, and videos taken by spectators show what appears to be particularly rough handling of the protest