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Lures that they are actually not exactly -- -- -- we have a judge on the latest developments peace protest downtown.
Nearly a dozen arrests have been made rather New York Stock Exchange today the occupy crowd is back to try to create a wall to block Wall Street's protesters sitting on the sidewalk were arrested as they -- the one year anniversary of the amendment against what they called the ills of Wall Street and corporate grade.
Judge ended a volatile -- -- -- get a free speech joins us now to talk about these protests.
You know what -- covering didn't covering -- protest when -- first started last year.
You get the far right and the far left doubted these protests -- -- go far right or left enough.
They just don't like government by the people standing back to back with -- each other aspects you know.
-- -- -- -- well you know last year.
We actually Fox Business actually sent some.
Many producers down -- interview people and we found.
Dozens and dozens of Ron Paul supporters -- who were joining these leftists.
Which is what most of that -- what Occupy Wall Street consists of in things like.
And the Fed and end the war now of course they've in the leftist wanna -- the banks that Ron Paul people -- and the IRS or at that point.
They they diverged.
But there is a commonality.
In opposition to big government.
And to the unholy alliance between big government and and big banks -- -- -- but that's to me Ed Connell is.
It's interest thing in of that commonality -- constitutional question is.
How far -- the police go in stopping them.
So that people like Nicole -- at least can get to work well it's funny because we're showing a live picture of Zuccotti Park which is just up the block from the New York Stock Exchange on the side of the screen while we speak right now -- What are the big turning points in this movement that seem to stop -- and -- -- Mayor Bloomberg says not enough to kick camp out here.
Any more another back protesting marking their one year anniversary but that brings up.
-- big legal fight about what they can stay in the park actually set up an encampment -- of the park.
Is an aberration from normal First Amendment jurisprudence because the park is private property and -- a long history of how behind -- private property.
But let's take the case if if I may -- of protesters sitting on a -- wagon literally stopping nickel -- -- -- in the thousands of people have to get to their jobs in lower Manhattan.
From doing so.
So we have on one hand the fundamental freedom of speech.
The fundamental right of what's called expressive conduct when you use your body and things other than words to express an opinion.
Clashing with the fundamental right to walk on streets.
And to get to your place of work had a they decide which right prevails that is a job for the legislature or for the courts it's not a job for the police.
And the legislature in the courts must bend over backwards to permit free speech but to also permit people to.
Move about so it did protesters not part of Occupy Wall Street movement had pushed for what this would they -- been given.
By the courts.
-- permanent place to protest -- York city.
Is -- -- the courts don't give a permanent protest and well that's what may have courts decide if what the police have done already has constitutional.
But what the police should do is not arrest them and remove them.
But but move them so that they can still protest and their protests can be heard.
But our friends can still walk on the -- -- get to work that allows their right to travel.
And -- white right to work two to be exercised unimpeded but it also permits the protesters to protest in such a way.
That they can be heard by the targets of their protest when they are arrested and put in jail.
That silences that.
So the goal here should be an accommodation the people's rights not a silencing of one side and a triumph of the other but -- -- combination of both sides.
This all these legal questions -- interest thing is they are may become moot point said today's comeback not withstanding in this.
This movement it's kind of a shadow it's.
Former self I wonder if you hit on the key point earlier just saying how.
Diverse it was -- May -- the reason that didn't have as much focus was one of the reasons -- split apart seem to me that a year ago.
There were tens of thousands of people down there.
Now I don't how many there are but it is it is as you say minuscule compared to what was going on a year ago man -- crackdown that dynamic and exciting.
Provoked great debate today it's a football -- -- may have a crass.
And shallow departing disappeared so there are still learning that I mean did did -- that -- a -- -- camping importance Friday.
The importance or watch some of the pay for their disappeared when they had to show up on a daily basis.
And it was just about protesting whatever the banks -- name I predict we will not be talking about these people by the end of the week.
Last year at this time we talked about them for months I think it went until Thanksgiving.
Yeah on the weather cooperates four years later that we're still talking about and -- part a guess as that was you know -- of -- banks gave rise to but as they go.
So the far right and far left very got back to back in a circle exactly -- -- got -- that's something thanks judge.
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