The difference(s) between the Tea Party and Occupy Wall Street?

Because I do not live in the US at the moment, I am trying to read as much as I have time for about the Occupy Wall Street protests and other important news about the United States.When I find a tidbit of information that I find striking, I post it to Facebook asking for feedback from my American friends to better understand how the information is being perceived “on the ground”.

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Dorli Rainey is an Inspiration to Everyone

By now most of you have likely seen this picture:

Photo by AP Photo/, Joshua Trujillo

Seattle activist Dorli Rainey, 84, reacts after being hit with pepper spray during an Occupy Seattle protest on Tuesday, Nov. 15, 2011 at Westlake Park in Seattle (the Boston Herald).

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