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Sun Jun 17, 2012, 01:05 PM

I found the perfect anthem for Occupy.



It's about a grassroots political movement during the English Civil War called the Diggers.

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Reply I found the perfect anthem for Occupy. (Original post)
Odin2005 Jun 2012 OP
The Wielding Truth Jun 2012 #1
sabrina 1 Jun 2012 #7
pinboy3niner Jun 2012 #2
Blanks Jun 2012 #3
limpyhobbler Jun 2012 #4
nadinbrzezinski Jun 2012 #5
Odin2005 Jun 2012 #6

Response to Odin2005 (Original post)

Sun Jun 17, 2012, 01:58 PM

1. With concentrated wealth comes revolution.That's the way of humanity.With injustice comes rebellion.

Truth washes over distortion and sets us free. Taking a stand becomes harder the longer you let corruption lead. Democracy is a constant battle of equality. Bless every Digger, every OWS participate, everyone who holds truth as a standard, and the future in stewardship.

Bless and preserve our current hero's H2O Man, who is standing the line for clean water and anti-fracking, President Barack Obama who is managing a country so entrenched in corruption that he is tackled on every word. The nuns on the bus, who have taken on the Ryan budget to stop it's unjust harm of the poor, and everyone of us who hold the Right Wing personally responsible and accountable for their views and actions.

We have given them their time to prove their point. Time has proven ours. And those are listed in the beginning of my post.

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Response to The Wielding Truth (Reply #1)

Wed Jun 27, 2012, 12:34 AM

7. Yes, H2OMan is an example of what people should be doing.

I also notice that people like H2O Man are never found here engaging in petty bs, talking about other DUers or trying to get each other banned. He's too busy fighting to for what we all should be fighting for, putting his body where his mouth is, unlike so many others you find in internet forums.

It's very revealing to watch people's behavior as you can so easily tell who is doing something worthwhile, and who is not.

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Response to Odin2005 (Original post)

Sun Jun 17, 2012, 07:29 PM

2. Good find, Odin!

K&R!

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Response to Odin2005 (Original post)

Tue Jun 19, 2012, 03:07 PM

3. I've always thought this oldie was the one that occupy should adopt.

&feature

Not this particular version, but the song itself.

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Response to Odin2005 (Original post)

Sun Jun 24, 2012, 11:32 PM

4. Cool.

The Diggers were occupiers. I think they were on to something. Thanks.

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Response to Odin2005 (Original post)

Tue Jun 26, 2012, 03:54 PM

5. Much more than just the surface

The diggers were an overt reaction to the Enclosure acts that started in the latter part of the 14th century.

The acts also led in part to emigration to the New World, where land was there for the taking...most came as indentures, most did not survive to reach the promise of some land.

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Response to nadinbrzezinski (Reply #5)

Tue Jun 26, 2012, 08:04 PM

6. Yup, hence the line "Walls spring up at their command".

IMO the problem was not enclosure in and of itself, the problem was that it was done in a way that destroyed communities and their social support. It essentially turned the gentry from being feudal lords of the manor who ruled over their subjects into proto-capitalist landlords who hired laborers to work for them.

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