On October 4th, 2011 Congressman Dennis Kucinich (D-Ohio) released a video and and a statement in support of the Occupy Wall Street protesters and introduces H.R. 2990 the National Emergency Employment Defense Act which would put the Federal Reserve under control of the US Treasury Department.
“To the young men and women who are braving the overreaction of local authorities to raise their voices against the corruption and manipulation of our nation that emanates from Wall Street: I say to you that your presence is making a difference. You are exercising the right every American holds most dear, the right of freedom of expression, and with that expression you are finally getting the attention of the nation.
“Wall Street banks got billion dollar bailouts but the American people get austerity. Fourteen million Americans are out of work. 50 million people don’t have health insurance and a million people a year lose their homes…
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