Mat 24:7 For nation shall rise against nation, and kingdom against kingdom: and there shall be famines, and pestilences, and earthquakes, in divers places. Mat 24:8 All these are the beginning of sorrows.

Occupy protesters already cost the U.S. taxpayer $30 million

Occupy LA turned out to be a lot more costly to the city than originally anticipated. After the park surrounding LA’s City Hall was cleared by the LAPD in November, published estimates suggested the total cost of the two month occupation would be about $2.3 million.

A new report released Friday by the city puts the total at $4.7 million. The city has said the cost of the occupation will be offset by unspecified budget cuts.

The total cost of occupations last fall hasn’t been officially tallied by anyone. However, in most cases, each city that hosted a camp has released some information on the estimated cost for policing and cleanup.

A tally based on press reports nationwide puts the total at nearly $30 million:

Occupy Asheville – $170,000

Occupy Atlanta – $652,000

Occupy Austin – $800,000

Occupy Bellingham – $51,000

Occupy Boston – $1,025,000 plus $50,000 to repair park

Occupy Charlotte – $447,000

Occupy Chicago – $49,000

Occupy Cincinnati – $128,000

Occupy DC – $1,640,000

Occupy Denver – $782,689

Occupy DesMoines – $7,800

Occupy Eugene – $130,000

Occupy Fresno – $110,000

Occupy Hartford – $45,000

Occupy Irvine – $23,000

Occupy LA – $4,700,000

Occupy Lansing – $20,000

Occupy Long Beach – $40,000

Occupy Minnesota – $400,000

Occupy Nashville – $4,500

Occupy New Haven – $145,000

Occupy New Orleans – $50,000

Occupy New York – $7,000,000

Occupy Oakland – $3,000,000

Occupy OKC — $85,000

Occupy Olympia – $252,000

Occupy Palm Desert – $88,786

Occupy Philadelphia – $1,000,000

Occupy Phoenix – $204,162

Occupy Portland – $1,290,000 + $130,000 to repair

damaged parks

Occupy Providence – $9,000

Occupy Raleigh – $60, 000

Occupy Richmond – $33,691

Occupy Sacramento – $300,000

Occupy San Diego – $2,400,000

Occupy San Francisco – $950,000 plus $50,000 to restore park

Occupy Santa Cruz – $40,000

Occupy St. Louis – $2,200

Occupy Seattle – $625,999

Occupy Tucson – $170,000

Total: $29,110,827.

via Occupy protesters already cost the U.S. taxpayer $30 million.

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