1st hour-More than 100 people turned out for Occupy Seatte Saturday.The protest, affiliated with Occupy Wall Street, was less aggressive than what happened across the country.Unlike their New York counterparts, who were arrested in the hundreds, Seattle protesters waved signs and mingled peacefully with police.The protesters, however, are only beginning to coalesce. The group acknowledged that it needs to clarify its goals. Like their New York counterparts, the protestors are seeking for a place in Seattle's financial district to camp out for the winter.Police reopened the Brooklyn Bridge Saturday evening after more than 700 anti-Wall Street protesters were arrested for blocking traffic lanes and attempting an unauthorized march across the span. The arrests took place when a large group of marchers, participating in a second week of protests by the Occupy Wall Street movement, broke off from others on the bridge's pedestrian walkway and headed across the busy highway.Tonight the panel will discuss this new wave of progressive tactics.
2nd Hour- STOP VAN JONES -A “Take Back the American Dream” three-day conference in Washington begins on Oct. 3 that features Van Jones, the disgraced former Obama Administration “Green Jobs Czar,” a Russian TV star, and a veteran of the Venceremos Brigades to Cuba who works for the AFL-CIO. Such is the nature of the modern progressive movement. “I think everybody should hold onto your seats,” said Jones on Thursday on MSNBC.“October is going to be the turning point when it comes to the progressives fight back,” he went on. “We are a part of something called the American Dream Movement. you can go to rebuildthedream.com and find out more about it. We are going to build a progressive counterbalance to the Tea Party.”
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