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rhett o rick Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Nov-19-11 01:13 PM
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8. And we should be taking other actions. Emails, letters, phone calls.
I know they have limited effect but IMO every bit helps.
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  -The commentator just on CNN just said for every OWS protestor,there are thousands Swede  Nov-19-11 12:55 PM   #0 
  - He is correct.  nadinbrzezinski   Nov-19-11 12:56 PM   #1 
  - Every protestor that gets hurt,shoved,disrespected adds to the strength of the whole.  Swede   Nov-19-11 12:58 PM   #3 
  - and there's been a whole lot of that this week!  Bozita   Nov-19-11 01:00 PM   #7 
  - I can't. I wish I could. I wish I could explain how much I wish I could.  roguevalley   Nov-19-11 05:59 PM   #11 
  - You're here. That's important.  12AngryBorneoWildmen   Nov-20-11 09:46 AM   #48 
  - He is absolutely correct.  woo me with science   Nov-21-11 12:13 PM   #73 
  - yes, he is correct  glowing   Nov-19-11 12:57 PM   #2 
  - He's right.  LWolf   Nov-19-11 12:59 PM   #4 
  - Absolutely.  mmonk   Nov-19-11 01:00 PM   #5 
  - so true  dana_b   Nov-19-11 01:00 PM   #6 
  - Wish I could but I have lung problems, and can't risk teargas or  Alameda   Nov-20-11 12:56 PM   #66 
     - do not ever take that risk then  dana_b   Nov-21-11 12:05 PM   #71 
  - And we should be taking other actions. Emails, letters, phone calls.  rhett o rick   Nov-19-11 01:13 PM   #8 
  - They may not individually have great effect but together the emails,  jwirr   Nov-20-11 11:38 AM   #54 
  - And the parents of college age kids  Tsiyu   Nov-19-11 01:15 PM   #9 
  - Amen.  chaska   Nov-19-11 02:35 PM   #10 
  - Abso-fucking-lutely...  Earth_First   Nov-19-11 06:03 PM   #12 
  - Yep...the PTB are really in a lose-lose situation...  tex-wyo-dem   Nov-19-11 11:46 PM   #18 
     - Every time  kimsarah   Nov-20-11 03:35 AM   #24 
  - That is when the protested  PATRICK   Nov-19-11 09:41 PM   #13 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   Nov-19-11 09:46 PM   #14 
  - About time they realize how many out there support the sentiments  bullwinkle428   Nov-19-11 09:54 PM   #15 
  - Much as I hate to agree with cnn. He has that right.  Downwinder   Nov-19-11 10:04 PM   #16 
  - More like 100's of Thousands....  Pachamama   Nov-19-11 10:33 PM   #17 
  - Awesome. Welcome to the struggle.  UnrepentantLiberal   Nov-20-11 05:44 AM   #28 
  - Yes, what that commentator failed to mention is that while they stereotype the people who are at the  Pachamama   Nov-20-11 09:31 AM   #43 
  - Dupe post  Pachamama   Nov-20-11 09:32 AM   #44 
  - The ACLU should have a field day with this abuse.  Chipper Chat   Nov-20-11 07:40 AM   #37 
     - Thanks for the reminder that those of us that can afford it should donate to ACLU!  Pachamama   Nov-20-11 09:27 AM   #41 
  - If it was a CNN commentator they will probably fire him now.  harun   Nov-20-11 12:39 AM   #19 
  - I wouldn't be at all surprised......nt  Enthusiast   Nov-20-11 07:12 AM   #33 
  - Really? Really?  hay rick   Nov-20-11 07:28 AM   #35 
  - i did not expect that.  barbtries   Nov-20-11 02:38 AM   #20 
  - let me guess, That was not John King  Douglas Carpenter   Nov-20-11 02:48 AM   #21 
  - And it sure wasn't Blitzer.  lob1   Nov-20-11 03:17 AM   #23 
     - Doubtful  kimsarah   Nov-20-11 03:37 AM   #25 
     - Nor Don Lemon.  UnrepentantLiberal   Nov-20-11 05:41 AM   #27 
  - AND MOST OF US HAVE JOBS  Skittles   Nov-20-11 03:10 AM   #22 
  - That would be me. . .  B Calm   Nov-20-11 04:47 AM   #26 
  - i have two  KG   Nov-20-11 05:53 AM   #29 
  - That's me, too  deutsey   Nov-20-11 06:42 AM   #30 
  - I HEAR YOU DEUTSEY  Skittles   Nov-20-11 06:07 PM   #70 
  - I am retired and I just want justice.  jwirr   Nov-20-11 11:46 AM   #55 
  - amen!  Tuesday Afternoon   Nov-20-11 06:50 AM   #31 
  - He is dead on! K&R.........nt  Enthusiast   Nov-20-11 07:10 AM   #32 
  - I think that is correct.  Maineman   Nov-20-11 07:27 AM   #34 
  - If true, it shows the limitations of the Occupy tactic  Bragi   Nov-20-11 07:39 AM   #36 
  - Why does Occupy have to end? Can't we do two actions at the same  jwirr   Nov-20-11 11:50 AM   #56 
     - agreed  fishwax   Nov-20-11 01:18 PM   #69 
  - They're taking the hits for a lot of us who can't make it.  wakemewhenitsover   Nov-20-11 08:18 AM   #38 
  - True dat.  amyrose2712   Nov-20-11 08:51 AM   #39 
  - That's true  abelenkpe   Nov-20-11 08:59 AM   #40 
  - Right on!  lindalou65   Nov-20-11 09:30 AM   #42 
  - I agree  jeaps   Nov-20-11 09:32 AM   #45 
  - I long to be there  cmd   Nov-20-11 09:33 AM   #46 
  - yes I'm limited  oldhippydude   Nov-20-11 11:26 AM   #50 
  - More like a few BILLION,  RoccoR5955   Nov-20-11 09:45 AM   #47 
  - yes, I support them in spirit  demigoddess   Nov-20-11 11:24 AM   #49 
  - When I opened this thread, I thought the commentator would have said the opposite  aint_no_life_nowhere   Nov-20-11 11:32 AM   #51 
  - That is absolutely true. My whole family support OWS but for one  jwirr   Nov-20-11 11:32 AM   #52 
  - Occupy Wall Street Favor Fading  totodeinhere   Nov-20-11 11:37 AM   #53 
  - Official pollsters and repeaters attempt latest counter-attack...  JackRiddler   Nov-20-11 12:04 PM   #57 
  - Polls can flip on a dime...  Desertrose   Nov-20-11 12:04 PM   #58 
  - That's a remarkable amount of support  aint_no_life_nowhere   Nov-20-11 12:17 PM   #61 
  - That poll is extremely suspect  Aerows   Nov-21-11 12:13 PM   #74 
     - What you are hearing anecdotally is less reliable than a scientifically conducted  totodeinhere   Nov-21-11 01:48 PM   #75 
  - Lot's Of Horn Honking In Denver  otohara   Nov-20-11 12:07 PM   #59 
  - Wow, the MSM actually said that? Bravo! nt  valerief   Nov-20-11 12:12 PM   #60 
  - This is true. I work three jobs, 15 hours a day, 7 days a week  Lorien   Nov-20-11 12:45 PM   #62 
  - How should those of us who can't be there show our support aside from letters?  Lorien   Nov-20-11 12:49 PM   #63 
  - Me.  kestrel91316   Nov-20-11 12:55 PM   #64 
  - He is 100% right. Thousands upon thousands of people for every protestor  tropicanarose   Nov-20-11 12:56 PM   #65 
  - tens of thousands!  lonestarnot   Nov-20-11 12:58 PM   #67 
  - yes!  Liberal_in_LA   Nov-20-11 01:01 PM   #68 
  - that's obvious based upon the views on the live streams  Aerows   Nov-21-11 12:09 PM   #72 
 

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