What Happened to Occupy Wall Street?

I heard somebody asking “what happened to Occupy? Nothing has changed!” One day, Iran’s President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad mocked America during the height of the protests. “You should take care of your own problems first!” he joked, noting the Occupy protests as evidence of discontent in America. Soon, ending Occupy was a national mission, as it was apparently a national embarrassment to have democracy in the USA. The bankers were not an embarrassment. Bill Clinton said he found the protests laughably without message. Barney Frank railed at the idea of needing to protest when there are free elections. And like Tiananmen Square, protestors stood their ground to advancing cops ordering dispersal, but soon the protests experienced the use of force and advanced tactics.

Without Occupy Wall Street, the news is hospital super bugs (the same ones they do a story on every year) – watch out for those. Merger mania on Wall Street. Record unemployment and corporate profits. Gee, the great heist isn’t over yet?

OCCUPY CHANTS

We! Are! The 99%! We are the 99%! We! Are! The 99%! We are the 99%!

BANKS GOT BAILED OUT! WE GOT SOLD OUT!
BANKS GOT BAILED OUT! WE GOT SOLD OUT!

Show me what democracy looks like!
THIS IS WHAT DEMOCRACY LOOKS LIKE!

O-C-C-U-P-Y What does that spell? OCCUPY!

All day. All week. Occupy Wall Street!
All day. All week. Occupy Wall Street!

Hey-hey, ho-ho. Goldman Sachs has got to go.
Hey-hey, ho-ho. Goldman Sachs has got to go.

The people united, will never be defeated!
The people united, will never be defeated!

Whose street? OUR STREET! Whose street? OUR STREET!

We are Unstoppable… Another world is Possible!
We are Unstoppable… Another world is Possible!

What’s disgusting? Union busting! What’s disgusting? Union busting!

The people’s fight, through and through! You for me and me for you!
The people’s fight, through and through! You for me and me for you!

It’s time our priorities NOW must switch! Employ the poor and tax the rich!
It’s time our priorities NOW must switch! Employ the poor and tax the rich!

(When I say PEOPLE, you say POWER)
(PEOPLE) POWER, (PEOPLE) POWER

Everybody pays their tax! Everyone but Goldman Sachs!
Everybody pays their tax! Everyone but Goldman Sachs!

How do you solve the de-fi-cit? Stop the war and tax the rich!
How do you solve the de-fi-cit? Stop the war and tax the rich!

I know there are more.

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