He gave up cable TV and sold his car. He has since found work in telemarketing but he has no plans to pay for cable or a car again. That's because Billy has given up on the idea of job security: "There's just no such thing." No cable, no car, no job security, and yet Billy is confidently middle class.
Organizers of the three-day Midwest Occupy Conference claim that conference participants were subjected to police brutality and that their First Amendment rights were violated Thursday night when law enforcement officers with batons aggressively attacked a group of 150 demonstrators who were marching out of Compton Hill Reservoir Park at 10:48 p.m.