'Occupy Wall Street' crew getting ambitious: Now they want to occupy NYC

Now they've issued a "Declaration of the Occupation of New York City." All 500 of them? Actually, there were a few thousand marching today - largely because of a false rumor that the band Radiohead would be playing. But the permanent core who have camped out is no more than a couple of hundred; a far cry from the tens ouf thousands who braved bullets and truncheons in Tahrir square or Change Square in Yemen. And this particular protest is marching to police headquarters to demonstrate against the cops who maced the kids the other day. This is just getting zanier and zanier. Mayor Bloomberg is deciding whether to let the show continue and for how long. But the zaniest thing of all was the "Declaration" issued earlier today. I recall reading similar declarations 40 years ago when I was marching against the Viet Nam war. As one people, united, we acknowledge the reality: that the future of the human race requires the cooperation of its members; that our system must protect our rights,...(Read Full Post)