MoneyDrop



Some interesting 'installation art' with money ...


Seattle Occupy group drops $5,000 

from hotel to protest money in politics

MicCheckWallStreet organisers say tossing small bills is 'as much art installation as protest' against Citizens United ruling

Occupy protesters in Seattle marked the Fourth of July by throwing $5,000 out of a hotel window in a protest against the influence of money in politics.

MicCheckWallStreet, an offshoot of the Occupy movement, staged the demonstration at 5pm. The group's website declared that it is "time we declared independence from Citizens United" – citing the supreme court case which effectively ruled that corporations can make political contributions.

A video posted to YouTube shows two people tossing the cash – which MicCheckWallStreet said was in $1 and $5 bills – out of a window above downtown Seattle.

The group had signalled its intentions on its website, asking for donations to a wepay.com account. The wepay page shows that McCheckWallStreet exactly met its $5,000 goal, collected from just 37 donors.

"Every dollar you donate is guaranteed to be thrown off a building and is tax deductible, what more could you ask for?!," said a statement on MicCheckWallStreet's website.

"Be a part of it, donate today!"

Stating that "money is the new tea", the statement said that the event was "as much art installation as protest", declaring that "it sends a powerful message".

The video posted to YouTube does not show the impact at street level, although separate footage posted to UStream showed a small crowd gathered in an alley, where some of the money appeared to have fallen.

The Seattle Times reported that "wind blew some of the money onto a bar awning and into a nearby alley, sending people hunting for cash on windowsills and Dumpster lids".

It is the second "money drop" protest staged by the group. On Valentine's day activists hurled $500 from the top of a building in Seattle.















Valentine Money-Drop

http://miccheckwallst.org/2012/01/30/valentines-day-money-drop-2-14-12/

This Valentine’s Day, don’t send flowers.
Send a Message.
Valentine’s Day Money Drop


Valentine’s Day was a celebration of love.  Now, it seems, it’s all about money.  Every year it becomes more and more commercialized.  Every Valentine’s Day, we collectively spend an incredibly large amount of money on lavish gifts and extravagant dinners.  Just how much money is an incredibly large amount?  According to the National Retail Foundation, an estimated $15.7 billion dollars in 2011 alone.  But this is hardly some fluke.  We’ve been trained to think that spending money on someone (the more the better), will prove just how much they matter to us. Weren’t we always told, “Money can’t buy you love”?

So why is it each year we seem to so readily buy into the idea that it actually can?  Why would it make sense to us that spending money shows someone that we love them?  Perhaps it’s because having huge amounts of money matters so much to us in the first place.  And just maybe it’s because we’ve been trained to think that too. So, the more we spend, the more we must love them, right?  In a sense, Valentine’s Day is no longer a celebration of love. It’s a celebration of our love of money.

And on this day of love, what do we really do with all this money?  We put it straight into the pockets of the corporations that have commoditized it and right back into the hands of the people that sold us this shrink-wrapped version of emotional commitment in the first place.

And what do those corporations do with a lot of that money?

They buy politicians.

They buy policy.

They buy speech.

Money can’t buy love… but it can buy speech?

This Valentine’s Day we are challenging you to do something different. We are challenging you to do something amazing.  Don’t show the ones you love how much they matter by throwing money at them, make it meaningful.  Show them they matter to you more than money.  Show the world how much you care about all the things that matter to you more than money.

Don’t give it to corporations to buy more speech.

 

#MicCheckWallSt's Valentine’s Day Money Drop Think-Op Dollar

 

Why send flowers when you can send a message?
1) Stamp money.
2) Find building.
3) Throw it off.


#MicCheckWallStreet.


DOWNLOADABLE TEMPLATES:
8.5×11″ 3-UP FOR ALL INKJET PRINTERS (PDF)
6.14×2.61″ SINGLE FOR CAPABLE INKJET PRINTERS (PDF)
6×2.5″ RUBBER STAMP (EPS)



LEGAL DISCLAIMER: The intent behind stamping, printing on, or writing on currency with respect to #MicCheckWallStreet in general, or this specific action is not to render any money unfit to be reissued, and in fact the hope is that all the money will circulate as much as possible, and remain in circulation for as long as possible. Please use any of the templates for stamping, printing or writing on currency and or engage in this action at your own legal risk.


4th of July MoneyDrop


The Fund-Raiser
in https://www.wepay.com/donations/miccheckwallst-4th-of-july-money-drop

It's time we declared independence from Citizens United. The United States Supreme Court decision in Citizens United established money as speech, reaffirmed that corporations are people, and paved the way for a head-long rush towards plutocracy.

We think this is wrong and we hope you agree. To protest this truly spectacular decision and raise awareness of the issue, we want to do something equally spectacular this July 4th.

Money is the new tea. We intend to print this message: "Money as speech silences us all. End Citizens United" on all the donated money before throwing it off a building somewhere in Seattle on the 4th of July. Here's an image of what each bill will look like: http://bit.ly/LrwM5r

As much installation art as protest, it sends a powerful message and we hope you'll contribute to making it a reality. All donations will go directly towards being thrown off a building! And are tax deductible! What more could you ask for?

In addition to drawing attention to the issue ironically: a statement about money as speech by using money as speech; the money will naturally go back into general circulation. As it passes from hand to hand, from one person to the next, it will continue to spread its message.

What the heck is a Money Drop and why would I donate any money to it? Check out  this video  of the very successful Valentine's Day money drop(http://miccheckwallst.org/valentines-day-money-drop-2-14-12/)  and see for yourself: http://on.fb.me/KHiH70

Make a statement. Take a stand. Be a part of history.

4th of July Money Drop
http://miccheckwallst.org/2012/05/21/4th-of-july-money-drop/
Declare independence from Citizens United!
1) Stamp money. 
2) Find building.
3) Throw it off.


#MicCheckWallStreet.
 
Interested in organizing your own money drop?
DOWNLOADABLE TEMPLATES:
8.5x11" 3-UP FOR ALL INKJET PRINTERS (PDF)
6.14x2.61" SINGLE FOR CAPABLE INKJET PRINTERS (PDF)

LEGAL DISCLAIMER: The intent behind stamping, printing on, or writing on currency with respect to #MicCheckWallStreet in general, or this specific action is not to render any money unfit to be reissued, and in fact the hope is that all the money will circulate as much as possible, and remain in circulation for as long as possible. Please use any of the templates for stamping, printing or writing on currency and or engage in this action at your own legal risk.
It's time we declared independence from Citizens United. The United States Supreme Court decision in Citizens United established money as speech, reaffirmed that corporations are people, and paved the way for a head-long rush towards plutocracy.
We think this is wrong and we hope you agree. To protest this truly spectacular decision and raise awareness of the issue, we want to do something equally spectacular this July 4th.

Money is the new tea. We intend to print this message: "Money as speech silences us all. End Citizens United" on all the donated money before throwing it off a building somewhere in Seattle on the 4th of July. Here's an image of what each bill will look like: http://bit.ly/LrwM5r

As much installation art as protest, it sends a powerful message and we hope you'll contribute to making it a reality. All donations will go directly towards being thrown off a building! And are tax deductible! What more could you ask for?

In addition to drawing attention to the issue ironically: a statement about money as speech by using money as speech; the money will naturally go back into general circulation. As it passes from hand to hand, from one person to the next, it will continue to spread its message.

What the heck is a Money Drop and why would I donate any money to it? Check out  this video  of the very successful Valentine's Day money drop(http://miccheckwallst.org/valentines-day-money-drop-2-14-12/)  and see for yourself: http://on.fb.me/KHiH70

Make a statement. Take a stand. Be a part of history.

4th of July Money Drop
http://miccheckwallst.org/2012/05/21/4th-of-july-money-drop/
Declare independence from Citizens United!
1) Stamp money. 
2) Find building.
3) Throw it off.


#MicCheckWallStreet.
 
Interested in organizing your own money drop?
DOWNLOADABLE TEMPLATES:
8.5x11" 3-UP FOR ALL INKJET PRINTERS (PDF)
6.14x2.61" SINGLE FOR CAPABLE INKJET PRINTERS (PDF)

LEGAL DISCLAIMER: The intent behind stamping, printing on, or writing on currency with respect to #MicCheckWallStreet in general, or this specific action is not to render any money unfit to be reissued, and in fact the hope is that all the money will circulate as much as possible, and remain in circulation for as long as possible. Please use any of the templates for stamping, printing or writing on currency and or engage in this action at your own legal risk.
We think this is wrong and we hope you agree. To protest this truly spectacular decision and raise awareness of the issue, we want to do something equally spectacular this July 4th.
Money is the new tea. We intend to print this message: "Money as speech silences us all. End Citizens United" on all the donated money before throwing it off a building somewhere in Seattle on the 4th of July. Here's an image of what each bill will look like: http://bit.ly/LrwM5r

As much installation art as protest, it sends a powerful message and we hope you'll contribute to making it a reality. All donations will go directly towards being thrown off a building! And are tax deductible! What more could you ask for?

In addition to drawing attention to the issue ironically: a statement about money as speech by using money as speech; the money will naturally go back into general circulation. As it passes from hand to hand, from one person to the next, it will continue to spread its message.

What the heck is a Money Drop and why would I donate any money to it? Check out  this video  of the very successful Valentine's Day money drop(http://miccheckwallst.org/valentines-day-money-drop-2-14-12/)  and see for yourself: http://on.fb.me/KHiH70

Make a statement. Take a stand. Be a part of history.

4th of July Money Drop
http://miccheckwallst.org/2012/05/21/4th-of-july-money-drop/
Declare independence from Citizens United!
1) Stamp money. 
2) Find building.
3) Throw it off.


#MicCheckWallStreet.
 
Interested in organizing your own money drop?
DOWNLOADABLE TEMPLATES:
8.5x11" 3-UP FOR ALL INKJET PRINTERS (PDF)
6.14x2.61" SINGLE FOR CAPABLE INKJET PRINTERS (PDF)

LEGAL DISCLAIMER: The intent behind stamping, printing on, or writing on currency with respect to #MicCheckWallStreet in general, or this specific action is not to render any money unfit to be reissued, and in fact the hope is that all the money will circulate as much as possible, and remain in circulation for as long as possible. Please use any of the templates for stamping, printing or writing on currency and or engage in this action at your own legal risk.
Money is the new tea. We intend to print this message: "Money as speech silences us all. End Citizens United" on all the donated money before throwing it off a building somewhere in Seattle on the 4th of July. Here's an image of what each bill will look like: http://bit.ly/LrwM5r
As much installation art as protest, it sends a powerful message and we hope you'll contribute to making it a reality. All donations will go directly towards being thrown off a building! And are tax deductible! What more could you ask for?

In addition to drawing attention to the issue ironically: a statement about money as speech by using money as speech; the money will naturally go back into general circulation. As it passes from hand to hand, from one person to the next, it will continue to spread its message.

What the heck is a Money Drop and why would I donate any money to it? Check out  this video  of the very successful Valentine's Day money drop(http://miccheckwallst.org/valentines-day-money-drop-2-14-12/)  and see for yourself: http://on.fb.me/KHiH70

Make a statement. Take a stand. Be a part of history.

4th of July Money Drop
http://miccheckwallst.org/2012/05/21/4th-of-july-money-drop/
Declare independence from Citizens United!
1) Stamp money. 
2) Find building.
3) Throw it off.


#MicCheckWallStreet.
 
Interested in organizing your own money drop?
DOWNLOADABLE TEMPLATES:
8.5x11" 3-UP FOR ALL INKJET PRINTERS (PDF)
6.14x2.61" SINGLE FOR CAPABLE INKJET PRINTERS (PDF)

LEGAL DISCLAIMER: The intent behind stamping, printing on, or writing on currency with respect to #MicCheckWallStreet in general, or this specific action is not to render any money unfit to be reissued, and in fact the hope is that all the money will circulate as much as possible, and remain in circulation for as long as possible. Please use any of the templates for stamping, printing or writing on currency and or engage in this action at your own legal risk.
As much installation art as protest, it sends a powerful message and we hope you'll contribute to making it a reality. All donations will go directly towards being thrown off a building! And are tax deductible! What more could you ask for?
In addition to drawing attention to the issue ironically: a statement about money as speech by using money as speech; the money will naturally go back into general circulation. As it passes from hand to hand, from one person to the next, it will continue to spread its message.

What the heck is a Money Drop and why would I donate any money to it? Check out  this video  of the very successful Valentine's Day money drop(http://miccheckwallst.org/valentines-day-money-drop-2-14-12/)  and see for yourself: http://on.fb.me/KHiH70

Make a statement. Take a stand. Be a part of history.

4th of July Money Drop
http://miccheckwallst.org/2012/05/21/4th-of-july-money-drop/
Declare independence from Citizens United!
1) Stamp money. 
2) Find building.
3) Throw it off.


#MicCheckWallStreet.
 
Interested in organizing your own money drop?
DOWNLOADABLE TEMPLATES:
8.5x11" 3-UP FOR ALL INKJET PRINTERS (PDF)
6.14x2.61" SINGLE FOR CAPABLE INKJET PRINTERS (PDF)

LEGAL DISCLAIMER: The intent behind stamping, printing on, or writing on currency with respect to #MicCheckWallStreet in general, or this specific action is not to render any money unfit to be reissued, and in fact the hope is that all the money will circulate as much as possible, and remain in circulation for as long as possible. Please use any of the templates for stamping, printing or writing on currency and or engage in this action at your own legal risk.
In addition to drawing attention to the issue ironically: a statement about money as speech by using money as speech; the money will naturally go back into general circulation. As it passes from hand to hand, from one person to the next, it will continue to spread its message.
What the heck is a Money Drop and why would I donate any money to it? Check out  this video  of the very successful Valentine's Day money drop(http://miccheckwallst.org/valentines-day-money-drop-2-14-12/)  and see for yourself: http://on.fb.me/KHiH70

Make a statement. Take a stand. Be a part of history.

4th of July Money Drop
http://miccheckwallst.org/2012/05/21/4th-of-july-money-drop/
Declare independence from Citizens United!
1) Stamp money. 
2) Find building.
3) Throw it off.


#MicCheckWallStreet.
 
Interested in organizing your own money drop?
DOWNLOADABLE TEMPLATES:
8.5x11" 3-UP FOR ALL INKJET PRINTERS (PDF)
6.14x2.61" SINGLE FOR CAPABLE INKJET PRINTERS (PDF)

LEGAL DISCLAIMER: The intent behind stamping, printing on, or writing on currency with respect to #MicCheckWallStreet in general, or this specific action is not to render any money unfit to be reissued, and in fact the hope is that all the money will circulate as much as possible, and remain in circulation for as long as possible. Please use any of the templates for stamping, printing or writing on currency and or engage in this action at your own legal risk.
What the heck is a Money Drop and why would I donate any money to it? Check out  this video  of the very successful Valentine's Day money drop(http://miccheckwallst.org/valentines-day-money-drop-2-14-12/)  and see for yourself: http://on.fb.me/KHiH70
Make a statement. Take a stand. Be a part of history.

4th of July Money Drop
http://miccheckwallst.org/2012/05/21/4th-of-july-money-drop/
Declare independence from Citizens United!
1) Stamp money. 
2) Find building.
3) Throw it off.


#MicCheckWallStreet.
 
Interested in organizing your own money drop?
DOWNLOADABLE TEMPLATES:
8.5x11" 3-UP FOR ALL INKJET PRINTERS (PDF)
6.14x2.61" SINGLE FOR CAPABLE INKJET PRINTERS (PDF)

LEGAL DISCLAIMER: The intent behind stamping, printing on, or writing on currency with respect to #MicCheckWallStreet in general, or this specific action is not to render any money unfit to be reissued, and in fact the hope is that all the money will circulate as much as possible, and remain in circulation for as long as possible. Please use any of the templates for stamping, printing or writing on currency and or engage in this action at your own legal risk.
Make a statement. Take a stand. Be a part of history.
4th of July Money Drop
http://miccheckwallst.org/2012/05/21/4th-of-july-money-drop/
Declare independence from Citizens United!
1) Stamp money. 
2) Find building.
3) Throw it off.


#MicCheckWallStreet.
 
Interested in organizing your own money drop?
DOWNLOADABLE TEMPLATES:
8.5x11" 3-UP FOR ALL INKJET PRINTERS (PDF)
6.14x2.61" SINGLE FOR CAPABLE INKJET PRINTERS (PDF)

LEGAL DISCLAIMER: The intent behind stamping, printing on, or writing on currency with respect to #MicCheckWallStreet in general, or this specific action is not to render any money unfit to be reissued, and in fact the hope is that all the money will circulate as much as possible, and remain in circulation for as long as possible. Please use any of the templates for stamping, printing or writing on currency and or engage in this action at your own legal risk.
4th of July Money Drop
http://miccheckwallst.org/2012/05/21/4th-of-july-money-drop/
Declare independence from Citizens United!
1) Stamp money. 
2) Find building.
3) Throw it off.
#MicCheckWallStreet.
 
Interested in organizing your own money drop?
DOWNLOADABLE TEMPLATES:
8.5x11" 3-UP FOR ALL INKJET PRINTERS (PDF)
6.14x2.61" SINGLE FOR CAPABLE INKJET PRINTERS (PDF)

LEGAL DISCLAIMER: The intent behind stamping, printing on, or writing on currency with respect to #MicCheckWallStreet in general, or this specific action is not to render any money unfit to be reissued, and in fact the hope is that all the money will circulate as much as possible, and remain in circulation for as long as possible. Please use any of the templates for stamping, printing or writing on currency and or engage in this action at your own legal risk.
#MicCheckWallStreet.
 
Interested in organizing your own money drop?
DOWNLOADABLE TEMPLATES:
8.5x11" 3-UP FOR ALL INKJET PRINTERS (PDF)
6.14x2.61" SINGLE FOR CAPABLE INKJET PRINTERS (PDF)
LEGAL DISCLAIMER: The intent behind stamping, printing on, or writing on currency with respect to #MicCheckWallStreet in general, or this specific action is not to render any money unfit to be reissued, and in fact the hope is that all the money will circulate as much as possible, and remain in circulation for as long as possible. Please use any of the templates for stamping, printing or writing on currency and or engage in this action at your own legal risk.
LEGAL DISCLAIMER: The intent behind stamping, printing on, or writing on currency with respect to #MicCheckWallStreet in general, or this specific action is not to render any money unfit to be reissued, and in fact the hope is that all the money will circulate as much as possible, and remain in circulation for as long as possible. Please use any of the templates for stamping, printing or writing on currency and or engage in this action at your own legal risk.

We're doing it again! But we need your help! To help us reach our goal of$5000 we've setup this WePay page for you to donate a few spare dollarsand be a part of it making it happen.

 And what is the message?

 It's a protest about money as speech and that money in politics. 

Money can't buy love... but it can buy speech? Our Valentine's Day Money Drop in Seattle (yes, it's all real money) 


Find us on the web: http://miccheckwallst.org/
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