On Monday morning, Michael A. Davitt, a former New York State employee and known rabblerouser, delayed traffic on the Tappan Zee bridge in Rockland County. As a form of protest, he unfurled a rope ladder from the bridge and sat for hours with a 24-foot banner that accused county officials of a “cover-up.”
Protests in Egypt continued today and the military said it would cease to use force against the demonstrators. Other nations are backing the protestors and urging Egypt's government to consider reform.
Many thousands of protestors took to the streets of Cairo on Friday to protest the long rule of President Hosni Mubarak, who they claim has undermined freedoms of Egyptian citizens while neglecting issues like the nation's suffering economy. The recent ousting of a similarly authoritarian Tunisian leader inspired the revolt.
Military enforcement has been called in by the government to deal with th