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starroute Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Nov-19-11 01:53 AM
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17. And this is why the people advocating mass rallies are wrong
We don't need a million people marching on Washington. We need communities -- real and lasting communities -- to demonstrate visibly that another world is possible.

Camping out in parks and plazas may not ultimately be the way to do it -- but a way is needed, and it will be found.

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  -This is the TRUE reason they cleared out the encampments... Ken Burch  Nov-18-11 11:42 PM   #0 
  - K&R  DeSwiss   Nov-18-11 11:47 PM   #1 
  - Nicely said. It really is the 'bottom line'.  alittlelark   Nov-18-11 11:51 PM   #2 
  - Thanks to Hosni Bloomberg  sce56   Nov-18-11 11:56 PM   #3 
  - well put  azurnoir   Nov-19-11 12:03 AM   #4 
  - I need video of this.. Please..  Fumesucker   Nov-19-11 12:06 AM   #5 
  - If you want to out together a video using it, go ahead.  Ken Burch   Nov-19-11 01:36 AM   #9 
  - Succinct and excellent! nt  snappyturtle   Nov-19-11 12:07 AM   #6 
  - You are exactly right! Thank you.  Desertrose   Nov-19-11 12:09 AM   #7 
  - I think you're right, actually  Warren DeMontague   Nov-19-11 12:12 AM   #8 
  - Exactly. They won't have it.  EFerrari   Nov-19-11 01:42 AM   #12 
  - The PTB believe that OWS is a group of pests  Tsiyu   Nov-19-11 01:38 AM   #10 
  - The real reason is the coming Thanksgiving Day Parade. nt  mfcorey1   Nov-19-11 01:41 AM   #11 
  - Damn it now I wish I had a tv  PuraVidaDreamin   Nov-19-11 03:14 AM   #23 
  - And the shoppers following the day after. n/t  RoccoR5955   Nov-19-11 10:38 PM   #45 
  - Yup, you got it  nadinbrzezinski   Nov-19-11 01:43 AM   #13 
  - Good point. "having them show that people in such groups can help rather than harm each other. "  WildNovember   Nov-19-11 01:45 AM   #14 
  - The paradigm  femrap   Nov-19-11 01:25 PM   #32 
  - K & R - So true.  Raksha   Nov-19-11 01:45 AM   #15 
  - Further  nadinbrzezinski   Nov-19-11 01:46 AM   #16 
  - And this is why the people advocating mass rallies are wrong  starroute   Nov-19-11 01:53 AM   #17 
  - I think the "Super Committee" recommendations coming out next week  FreakinDJ   Nov-19-11 02:54 AM   #18 
  - They're terrified that we'll realize that WE DON'T NEED THEM.  Fire Walk With Me   Nov-19-11 03:00 AM   #19 
  - Love it!  Brigid   Nov-19-11 08:00 PM   #37 
  - no shit!  FirstLight   Nov-19-11 03:02 AM   #20 
  - That makes a lot of sense, Ken.  Blue_In_AK   Nov-19-11 03:04 AM   #21 
  - You're right - but I don't think they grasp the depth of #OWS  slay   Nov-19-11 03:14 AM   #22 
  - + 1 planet.  Kaleko   Nov-19-11 06:46 AM   #26 
  - You are spot on. Symbols of community and solidarity were beginning to manifest and that must be  Citizen Worker   Nov-19-11 03:31 AM   #24 
  - the ptb hate Community Organizers  onethatcares   Nov-19-11 06:17 AM   #25 
  - Plus, it just looked all messy.  bvar22   Nov-19-11 11:59 AM   #27 
  - Rockin' good post! Rec. nt  Zorra   Nov-19-11 12:05 PM   #28 
  - Most Excellent Post !!! - K & R !!!  WillyT   Nov-19-11 12:07 PM   #29 
  - What about business owners, farmers or home owners...  CoffeeCat   Nov-19-11 12:13 PM   #30 
  - I've seen a lot of Occupy Black Friday going around  MedleyMisty   Nov-19-11 12:19 PM   #31 
  - That's also why NYPD destroyed laptops and other electronic  mulsh   Nov-19-11 01:56 PM   #33 
  - Yes, exactly. I've been meaning to post about this myself.  chaska   Nov-19-11 02:19 PM   #34 
  - very well said!  latebloomer   Nov-19-11 02:25 PM   #35 
  - Brilliant!  Utopian Leftist   Nov-19-11 07:48 PM   #36 
  - Wow! Wish I said that!! K/R  BigBearJohn   Nov-19-11 08:01 PM   #38 
  - So true. As for the police --- they are just scared they will lose their jobs  JDPriestly   Nov-19-11 08:15 PM   #39 
  - those OWS communities need the left to get their back & it's not happening if radio is ignored  certainot   Nov-19-11 08:19 PM   #40 
  - Our Occupation continues in Eugene  Bluenorthwest   Nov-19-11 08:41 PM   #41 
  - we are stardust  oldhippydude   Nov-19-11 09:33 PM   #42 
  - The OWS message is too strong...  MrMickeysMom   Nov-19-11 09:38 PM   #43 
  - They fear us governing ourselves  graywarrior   Nov-19-11 09:54 PM   #44 
  - I rarely like your posts, but I like this one  alcibiades_mystery   Nov-19-11 10:40 PM   #46 
  - It's more, they DARE to stand up, that makes them leaders  Jim_Shorts   Nov-19-11 10:56 PM   #47 
  - So true K&R  pam4water   Nov-19-11 11:00 PM   #48 
  - The more they kick us around the Bigger we get!  Mosaic   Nov-19-11 11:42 PM   #49 

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