Occupy Tallahassee began another day at the capital standing in solidarity with other Occupy movements across the country, most notably Occupy Wall street. Though not as large a turn out as past weekends there was no diminishing the enthusiasm and commitment of those who were there. As I have predicted and noted in previous posts numbers are expected to decrease some as the newness and curiosity wore off and the realization dawned that, starting a movement is work. Go figure, working for freedom? And all this time we thought it was supposed to just drop out of the sky and into your lap.
Interestingly, there happened to be an exhibition of old trucks and travel trailers on the Capital grounds also. As the day wore on people there for that event began to drift over to the General Assembly meeting to check it out. From what this writer could see, they seemed genuinely interested in the process, whereby great pains are taken to insure that each individual who had something to say was given the opportunity to speak their mind. This in stark contrast to many legislative committee meetings this writer has attended.