Occupy Palm Beach Protests Allen West Speech
Standing in the pouring rain in one of the wealthiest enclaves in the country, the man in the Gators cap did not mince words. "I'm not issue-specific, because there are so many things fucked up right now about how our country is managing itself."
"It's a Tuesday morning. This isn't a movement of unemployed people," said John Tracey, a media liaison for the group.
Lisa Epstein has a message for banks.
Ross F., from West Palm Beach, said he has been laid off from retail jobs four times in the past year. The 20-year-old joined Occupy protests in Florida and New York to express his frustration.
"We're sick of getting jobs taken from us," he said. "Being a young adult, I don't want to see this get any worse."
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