Occupy Wall Street’s Finance Committee has nearly $500,000 in the bank, and donations continue to pour in -- but its reluctance to share the wealth with other protesters is fraying tempers. Some drummers -- incensed they got no money to replace or safeguard their drums after a midnight vandal destroyed their instruments Wednesday -- are threatening to splinter off. “F--k Finance. I hope Mayor Bloomberg gets an injunction and demands to see the movement’s books. We need to know how much money we really have and where it’s going,” said a frustrated Bryan Smith, 45, who joined OWS in Lower Manhattan nearly three weeks ago from Los Angeles, where he works in TV production.Seriously, Occupy Wall Street is now hoping that a man who made billions on Wall Street will audit their books. You cannot make stuff like this up.
Sunday, October 23, 2011
Money Is the Root of All Weasels
As the Occupy Wall Street crowd is discovering:
Posted by Pat at 8:57 PM