"Occupy Wall Street" began as a specific protest in a specific place. Weeks later, the movement has spread to most major cities in the country and the term "Occupy" has taken on new meaning. No longer confined to camps and marches, Occupy has become a state of mind for Americans who say they are fed up with the economy, with income inequality and corporate influence in politics.
On the day President Obama came to San Francisco for a Fundraiser luncheon at downtown hotel, hundreds of protesters showed for the chance to voice their opinion about needed change. Here are a few of their voices.