Also in this playlist...
This transcript is automatically generated
They're called gauge of wage -- days of -- protests.
But what's ironic is that the protesters are peaceful and it's the police -- seem to be full of rage the past ten days and -- demonstrated that has said that on Wall Street.
To protest the influence of US financial institutions.
In American politics.
Police have used mace and pepper spray and even fish that's the case you can find the protesters.
They were his own personal story is protestor Kelly heresy.
And former fourteen term New York State assemblyman and welcome to freedom watch thanks -- Kelly heresy what happened what we're doing down there and what happened to you.
I was that the protests and the police came in with orange -- and name broke the protest up and penned.
A good portion of of the demonstration.
To a wall and Begin making.
Violence arrests and and what they -- you.
And I was trying to take a picture to documents.
One of the arrests and I was close to police officer -- sunny and you have to straightening.
In the -- Where we -- committing an act of violence not at all -- -- you believe you're breaking the law I was simply taking a picture.
To document what I think what was very violence action but what is what are these protests about any one of them shows a young man carrying a sign that says hungry.
But is that there is what is that all about Kelly Harris hello bankers are tasty dimension of that.
I think every one loan but what what's -- what's the purpose of the protests what's the message -- the bankers have been feeding on the -- for.
For many years and they they give out bad loans they'd -- people's houses and own the lowest in conjunction with big government.
And -- exactly.
All right mr.
Hello my I've known for many years -- -- former assemblyman here in the State of New York.
But in the sixties you yourself were -- ask Lynn demonstrating against the Vietnam War what was a badge of honor than it was down in Washington wants and then Cambridge once and those kinds of reactions by the police.
We thought -- -- us these guys are too to some extent of the Boston Tea Party folks of today.
And then -- up comedy on their ability to get that message out and something who have work.
What's harder that's the keyword -- -- -- shouldn't the police.
The allowing them to demonstrate rather than preventing them from do something do something what the police care about their message why would -- Pepper spray this young man because the cop doesn't like the message I just up I don't know what each cop had mine cops try to do.
Good as they understand it sometimes they make terrible mistakes the facts we'll come out -- -- individual case what's at stake here is an argument that our -- Is being confined by large corporations.
As much as by large government.
It's an unpopular message in many quarters they have every right to get that message out.
And as a libertarian judge I would suggest that maybe you when I -- expand the definition.
Of a libertarian should not just someone concerned about government but someone concerned about what corporations what -- large corporations receive bail outs from the government.
We don't really have a free market we have corporate citizen and YouTube -- corporates is -- you can Jim Kelly heresy the notion.
That the people's hard earned dollars would be given to wealthy banks to spend however they want rather than letting the people.
Spend their own money in my right it's absolutely.
And -- I would just like to say that this.
Incidents that we're talking about right now is just one of many that's been ongoing for the whole ten days that we've been down there are they still down there.
Yes are still demonstrating as we speak we're we're still demonstrating and we're not leaving anytime soon and and what we'll have to happen for the demonstrations stock.
We'll have to see some results and I just want to say that his son police violence.
It seems to be.
As a systematic problem that's been occurring since at least the sixties well also he's right about that we only have about thirty seconds left -- and the police violence.
These kids aren't hurting anybody they're not even blocking sidewalks hot hot.
Look the individual cases of wrongdoing -- right doing will be worked out by the system.
In effect what this ought to be about their message and their ability to get it out to people like you.
And on the streets like every American has a right to do you keep fighting for your right to be free Kelly heresy and witchcraft it's a pleasure that judge nice to see you thank you got the other 99% an idea about what that means -- -- -- explain it next time --
Filter by section