Occupy Chattanooga believes the real reason for this challenge is that our protests have targeted corruption in all levels of government and spoken out against our County Commission’s willingness to ignore state laws that require transparency. Our County Commission is standing against free speech and transparency in government. We stand in favor of both. We are the 99%.You can read more of the Occupy Chattanooga blog post HERE.
The real question is, what's next for Occupy Chattanooga? Will they be able to organize enough folks around a successful political strategy and mobilize enough broader public support to effectively challenge the Hamilton County Commission?