Thousands Gather To Protest New York Budget Cuts

Funny how this doesn’t make the MSM. 50.000 is a lot of people to demonstrate in even a city like New York and it’s in keeping with the predictions of Michael Celente, namely tax revolts. Celente predicts these revolt to start in 2012 but with the social unrest in Europe rising are we seeing the first tax related demonstrations in the US?

Julie Farby – AHN Reporter

New York, NY (AHN) – Thousands of New Yorkers marched on City Hall on Friday to protest the proposed budget cuts in a self-described “Rally For New York.”

The rally of labor unions, community groups, and families outside of City Hall brought more than 50,000 people to the streets to speak out against Gov. David Paterson’s funding cuts.

In an attempt to close the $15 billion state budget deficit, Paterson has proposed cuts across the board, including $2.5 billion in education, $3.2 billion in health care and billions more in cuts to vital programs such as senior services, disability services, housing assistance and crisis intervention programs.

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