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Alternate Titles for “Day Without Goldman Sachs”
Posted By Bryan Riley On December 15, 2011 @ 12:00 pm In Ongoing Priorities | 5 Comments
On December 12, Occupy Wall Street (OWS) attempted to shut down  West Coast ports from Anchorage to San Diego. Protesters said  that by shutting down the ports, they could shut down Wall Street’s profits.
OWS organizers called their event  “Day Without Goldman Sachs.” They also could have named their port protest:
As reported in a recent Gallup poll , most Americans view big government, not big business, as the biggest threat to the United States. If Occupy Wall Street is a democratic organization, as its supporters allege , the group will quit threatening the economic well-being of U.S. truckers, farmers, and teachers and start protesting out-of-control government spending instead.
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URLs in this post:
 shut down: http://blog.heritage.org/2011/12/12/occupy-protesters-shut-down-west-coast-ports-as-violence-looms/
 Protesters said: http://newsone.com/nation/associatedpress3/occupy-wall-street-protesters-plan-to-shut-down-west-coast-ports/
 event: http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2011-12-12/goldman-sachs-top-target-of-occupy-protests-at-west-coast-ports.html
 Christian Vega: http://www.cleveland.com/business/index.ssf/2011/12/occupy_protesters_seek_to_shut.html
 25,000 people: http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424052970203517304574304562754043656.html
 agricultural exports: http://www.ams.usda.gov/AMSv1.0/getfile?dDocName=STELPRD3389573
 California Chamber of Commerce: http://www.calchamber.com/international/trade/pages/portswestcoastwaterfrontcoalition.aspx
 one-fourth of all grain: http://www.ams.usda.gov/AMSv1.0/getfile?dDocName=STELPRDC5095904
 is exported: http://www.agriview.com/news/livestock/livestock-exports-on-track-to-shatter-records-in-all-three/article_77fdf8b6-0caf-11e1-b2a8-001cc4c03286.html
 owners: http://finance.yahoo.com/q/mh?s=GS+Major+Holders
 Gallup poll: http://blog.heritage.org/2011/12/13/americans-biggest-fear-big-government/
 supporters allege: http://www.thenation.com/article/164767/democratic-promise-occupy-wall-street
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