Friday, October 7, 2011
October 6, 2011
Chris Burris, writing for Lew Rockwell’s website yesterday, makes a good point about the Occupy Wall Street movement – they are barking up the wrong tree.
Democracy? How about a constitutionally limited republic?
Instead of occupying a park outside of Wall Street, they should march en masse to 33 Liberty Street. That’s where the New York Fed is located. In addition, they should take their chants and drums to the Harold Pratt House on 58 E. 68th Street at Park Avenue. The Council On Foreign Relations does business at that address.
If the Occupiers had a clue, they would go after the power elite instead of their workers down on Wall Street.
“But they won’t be led to confront the gods on Mount Olympus by their Judas goats and media shills,” Burris writes with an appropriate degree of sarcasm. “David Rockefeller, Pete Peterson, Warren Buffett, David Koch and Henry Kissinger might be held up from lunch at 21.”
In addition to Rockefeller and the CFR, protesters in Washington, DC, should immediately march on the North American headquarters of the Trilateral Commission, situated at 1156 Fifteen Street, NW, and make their demands known.
It would also be helpful to protest the Bilderberg Group, the cabal of ultra-rich global elitists who plot our future in secret. Bilderberg does not have an office per se, but with a little footwork I am sure dedicated OWS activists could find the homes and offices of its core members. Here’s a list of the steering committee that arranges the elite organization’s annual meetings. Here is the 2012 list of Bilderberg attendees. (CONTINUE READING)