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83. The 1% / 99% meme or frame is being taken up and used in many places
in the world's media, I observe.
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  -Uh Oh... The Sleeping Giant Has Woken Up BeFree  Nov-03-11 06:46 PM   #0 
  - Yep  EC   Nov-03-11 06:49 PM   #1 
  - We the People have to take matters into our own hands  fascisthunter   Nov-03-11 06:52 PM   #2 
  - Yep, that's how this country was founded, none asked pretty please and got  RKP5637   Nov-03-11 06:56 PM   #4 
  - In very large part, it was the message of one single man that  humblebum   Nov-03-11 07:07 PM   #7 
     - We need that period of history again. I'm wondering if a singular leader will  RKP5637   Nov-03-11 07:17 PM   #8 
     - Paine was certainly not considered a leader before Common Sense,  humblebum   Nov-03-11 07:29 PM   #12 
     - It always intrigues me how in time one says/writes the right thing at the right time and it  RKP5637   Nov-03-11 07:38 PM   #18 
     - OWS is deliberately leaderless  MedleyMisty   Nov-03-11 07:42 PM   #19 
     - I hope so, I really do. I don't like a hierarchal environment because often it's  RKP5637   Nov-03-11 08:06 PM   #23 
     - Perhaps you're thinking of the quote from Pres. Eisenhower, a republican of the old school.  bigmonkey   Nov-05-11 03:09 PM   #94 
        - Yes, that is it!!! Thanks!!! n/t  RKP5637   Nov-05-11 07:42 PM   #98 
     - This would make a good OP, because you make a major point  bleever   Nov-03-11 08:26 PM   #26 
     - True - OWS is deliberately non-hierarchical and anti-authoritarian,  Raksha   Nov-03-11 11:24 PM   #35 
     - Brilliant post!  Fantastic Anarchist   Nov-04-11 08:58 AM   #47 
     - It is a pointless demonstration of the expression of the self interests of those involved.  Major Hogwash   Nov-04-11 09:14 AM   #50 
     - Huh?  The Doctor.   Nov-04-11 05:37 PM   #82 
        - Vague? Seems crystal clear  Autumn   Nov-05-11 03:20 PM   #95 
     - leaderless is harder to attack-OWS as it is is one of the few political forces/entities the last 20  certainot   Nov-04-11 10:22 AM   #57 
     - My high school English teacher quoted McLuhan at length.  RedCloud   Nov-04-11 10:47 AM   #58 
     - Well Said MedleyMisty !  RainbowSuperfund   Nov-04-11 11:15 AM   #63 
     - This would make a great OP Medley Misty!  BrendaBrick   Nov-04-11 12:55 PM   #70 
     - Excellent post, you should make it an OP.  sabrina 1   Nov-04-11 01:07 PM   #71 
     - Excellent post. If you haven't already, please make this an OP.  myrna minx   Nov-04-11 01:31 PM   #73 
     - Great observations. nt  Gin Blossom   Nov-04-11 04:03 PM   #80 
     - Great post! nt  flying rabbit   Nov-04-11 07:54 PM   #90 
     - ANd I am inthe middle of the Generation...............  rucognizant   Nov-07-11 07:07 PM   #99 
     - It is that period of history again. There will be many leaders, not just one.  Raksha   Nov-03-11 11:14 PM   #32 
     - and all three were gunned down by fascists  reggie the dog   Nov-04-11 03:08 AM   #41 
     - I think we're better off if we need leaders less.  bigmonkey   Nov-04-11 09:07 PM   #91 
        - Yep, Plz see my reply #23. Thx. n/t  RKP5637   Nov-05-11 09:41 AM   #92 
     - I luve me some myth. (not blaming you, foundational myths...)  nadinbrzezinski   Nov-03-11 11:23 PM   #33 
        - I did not say that Paine was the only one. I said his contribution was  humblebum   Nov-04-11 09:35 AM   #54 
  - Happy Hunting!!  BeFree   Nov-03-11 06:59 PM   #5 
  - Thank You..  fascisthunter   Nov-03-11 07:17 PM   #9 
  - I am afraid we are outmanned and outgunned  Pigheaded   Nov-03-11 07:30 PM   #13 
  - I and Many Others Know Different  fascisthunter   Nov-03-11 07:36 PM   #16 
  - No...but thanks for your concern.  RagAss   Nov-03-11 08:13 PM   #25 
  - I'm not clear what you mean.  kenfrequed   Nov-04-11 09:05 AM   #48 
  - The power of governance means exercising the powers of law and the administration of justice  leveymg   Nov-04-11 12:17 PM   #66 
  - TPTB are beginning to realize that they're pushing the limits of "The consent of the governed" n/t  lumberjack_jeff   Nov-04-11 06:25 PM   #86 
  - The Sleeper Has Awaken!  Exultant Democracy   Nov-03-11 06:55 PM   #3 
  - dammit!  SixthSense   Nov-04-11 06:51 AM   #42 
  - The people had to see the results  sabrina 1   Nov-03-11 07:05 PM   #6 
  - You really hit the nail on the head for me. During the Bush years I survived  RKP5637   Nov-03-11 07:23 PM   #10 
  - Solution to the Corp $$?  BeFree   Nov-03-11 07:38 PM   #17 
  - Yep, what we always have to keep in mind is there are millions and millions  RKP5637   Nov-03-11 07:43 PM   #20 
  - It's the people VS the corporation. The people have started to rise up  sarcasmo   Nov-03-11 08:36 PM   #27 
  - That's what the catalyst was for me.  Raksha   Nov-03-11 11:31 PM   #36 
  - I am a bit worried about the trash and violence  Pigheaded   Nov-03-11 07:25 PM   #11 
  - Yeah  BeFree   Nov-03-11 07:34 PM   #14 
  - !!!  Ron Green   Nov-03-11 07:55 PM   #22 
  - Your 'concern' is duly noted  lunatica   Nov-03-11 07:35 PM   #15 
  - One always has to be aware of highly paid provocateurs. Looking at Oakland last night I  RKP5637   Nov-03-11 07:47 PM   #21 
  - Prawns are underwater (like the houses of millions of US citizens).  Kaleko   Nov-03-11 08:11 PM   #24 
  - No need to be worried. There is no violence, until the cops get  sabrina 1   Nov-03-11 11:33 PM   #37 
  - Just a quick clarification:  MilesColtrane   Nov-05-11 04:07 PM   #96 
  - Throughout the campaign ...  butterfly77   Nov-03-11 08:37 PM   #28 
  - Sorry, Obama himself is responsible for his own actions.  sabrina 1   Nov-03-11 11:51 PM   #38 
     - Evan Bayh  kenfrequed   Nov-04-11 09:09 AM   #49 
        - Did Obama ever once shoot over the bow of the Blue Dogs or take his case to the people?  leveymg   Nov-04-11 12:21 PM   #67 
           - No...  kenfrequed   Nov-04-11 12:54 PM   #69 
           - It spoke volumes when Obama appointed Rahm Emanuel to be  truedelphi   Nov-04-11 07:22 PM   #88 
  - DIdn't Obama say something once about making him do the right thing?  saras   Nov-03-11 08:39 PM   #29 
  - exactly  SemperEadem   Nov-04-11 08:13 AM   #44 
  - We are the ones we've been waiting for.  Firebrand Gary   Nov-03-11 10:56 PM   #30 
  - ''....the abuse of power was continuing unabated...''  DeSwiss   Nov-03-11 10:57 PM   #31 
  - Ok that is a nice mini.  nadinbrzezinski   Nov-03-11 11:24 PM   #34 
  - Franklin D. Roosevelt 1938, message to Congress  Jim_Shorts   Nov-03-11 11:56 PM   #39 
  - And it's not just one nation ...  Fantastic Anarchist   Nov-04-11 09:26 AM   #53 
     - good point - money moves.  xxqqqzme   Nov-04-11 11:33 AM   #65 
     - If there were a Hell, there would be a special place  socialist_n_TN   Nov-04-11 06:32 PM   #87 
  - Excellent explanation for this phenomenon.  Enthusiast   Nov-04-11 02:19 AM   #40 
  - To be fair, Obama always said WE are the change--not HE  catbyte   Nov-04-11 07:56 AM   #43 
  - Exactly!  peace13   Nov-04-11 08:27 AM   #45 
  - You mean we actually have to do something?  JTFrog   Nov-04-11 08:35 AM   #46 
  - He's right - he's in a position where he works for the powerful  TBF   Nov-04-11 09:16 AM   #51 
  - TRUE!! And we ARE!! n/t  Duval   Nov-04-11 10:53 AM   #59 
  - Indeed. He himself has said he can't do it alone.  UrbScotty   Nov-04-11 06:23 PM   #85 
  - K&R  closeupready   Nov-04-11 09:20 AM   #52 
  - Speaking Of Abuse Of Power  DallasNE   Nov-04-11 10:03 AM   #55 
  - So, what has changed?  Butch350   Nov-04-11 10:16 AM   #56 
  - it's annoyed, informed and scared the shit out of people like you  fascisthunter   Nov-04-11 10:55 AM   #60 
  - The Occupy Movement gives new meaning to the phrase "Be the  coalition_unwilling   Nov-04-11 11:00 AM   #61 
  - I think you got it, there. Paradigm shift.  stubtoe   Nov-04-11 11:07 AM   #62 
  - In spite of the rhetoric, it remains to be seen whether or not this president will...  polichick   Nov-04-11 11:16 AM   #64 
  - I think we've seen who this President, indeed, stands with.  leveymg   Nov-04-11 12:23 PM   #68 
     - Yes, I suspect that those are his true colors - and *hope* they're not.  polichick   Nov-05-11 12:34 PM   #93 
  - Obama's benefiting the 1% certainly woke up the 99% -- !!!  defendandprotect   Nov-04-11 01:23 PM   #72 
  - Kicked and recommended.  Uncle Joe   Nov-04-11 01:35 PM   #74 
  - EXACTLY!  WiffenPoof   Nov-04-11 01:47 PM   #75 
  - Good Rant  concord   Nov-04-11 03:24 PM   #79 
  - "Fired up and ready to go!"  WheelWalker   Nov-04-11 02:25 PM   #76 
  - "Fired up and ready to glow"?  MilesColtrane   Nov-05-11 04:17 PM   #97 
  - Key word ON HIS OWN. saddle up unlock and load...  PatrynXX   Nov-04-11 03:15 PM   #77 
  - Just heard about our local occupy movement on the radio. When the  Cleita   Nov-04-11 03:23 PM   #78 
  - If the "giant" doesn't become a viable political and media force, it will be slain. Marching won't  RBInMaine   Nov-04-11 04:19 PM   #81 
  - The 1% / 99% meme or frame is being taken up and used in many places  Ghost Dog   Nov-04-11 05:52 PM   #83 
  - uh, what?  Skittles   Nov-04-11 06:13 PM   #84 
  - No, not THE people - SOME people decided to get up...  Imajika   Nov-04-11 07:35 PM   #89 
  - Kick  Bryn   Nov-09-11 06:11 PM   #100 
     - Turned out pretty good  BeFree   Nov-09-11 06:23 PM   #101 
 

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