Approximately 100 demonstrators occupied Albany yesterday afternoon in solidarity with the Occupy Wall Street movement that has dominated the news cycle since late-September and has spread to cities, - large & small - across the country, including in my own county of 30,000 mostly Republican inhabitants.
Albany, N.Y. - Typical Occupy Wall Street sign.
The local liberal Times-Union described the demonstrators mood as anti-corporations, anti-capitalism, anti-war, and even anti-hydofracking, which is typical for the Occupy Wall Street crowd: disorganized opposition to anything remotely conservative, or traditional. There were also Muslim supporters of two Albany-area jihadists who were arrested and convicted several years ago.
No one was arrested and only a couple of police officers were present.