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Demeter Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Nov-22-11 03:28 AM
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63. I have no idea who these people are
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  -Here is a primary reason why an individual leader would be deadly to OWS: Zorra  Nov-21-11 12:05 PM   #0 
  - Kick  Zorra   Nov-21-11 12:08 PM   #1 
  - K&R. Exactly spot on. nt  Speck Tater   Nov-21-11 12:09 PM   #2 
  - They do need someone who can say what's from OWS and what's bullshit.  MADem   Nov-21-11 12:12 PM   #3 
  - Your concern is noted.  Zorra   Nov-21-11 12:26 PM   #7 
  - Deleted sub-thread  Name removed   Nov-21-11 12:41 PM   #12 
  - unfortunately, the last cell...  awoke_in_2003   Nov-22-11 12:21 AM   #48 
  - I hear the "why don't they occupy a job" one a lot.  Beartracks   Nov-22-11 01:20 AM   #56 
  - That cartoon is so perfect!  tblue   Nov-22-11 01:27 AM   #58 
  - Translate por favor.  12AngryBorneoWildmen   Nov-22-11 09:36 AM   #84 
     - 12AngryBorneoWildmen  Diclotican   Nov-22-11 09:48 AM   #85 
     - Who shall guard the guardians?  Jackpine Radical   Nov-22-11 11:18 AM   #95 
  - "there's no way to know what's real and what's not." Yes there is - intelligence  saras   Nov-22-11 07:11 AM   #72 
  - So, you'll believe any flyer that purports to come from "OWS" if it SOUNDS good to you?  MADem   Nov-23-11 11:48 AM   #101 
  - Fail. nt  Javaman   Nov-22-11 07:37 AM   #76 
  - Your opinion. Not fact. NT  MADem   Nov-23-11 11:25 AM   #97 
     - Yup, my opinion. fail is still fail, though. nt  Javaman   Nov-23-11 11:35 AM   #99 
        - It's your opinion, though. So I'll give it the weight I feel it deserves. nt  MADem   Nov-23-11 11:45 AM   #100 
           - much like yours.  Javaman   Nov-23-11 11:49 AM   #102 
              - I'm not going to childishly bellow "FAIL" because I don't happen to agree with you.  MADem   Nov-23-11 11:50 AM   #103 
                 - sorry to hear that...  Javaman   Nov-23-11 03:37 PM   #105 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   Nov-22-11 11:09 AM   #93 
     - Deleted message  Name removed   Nov-22-11 01:11 PM   #96 
  - k&r n/t  bengalherder   Nov-21-11 12:14 PM   #4 
  - The 1% want us play by the rules they set up since those rules are decidedly in favor of the 1%  Liberal Veteran   Nov-21-11 12:16 PM   #5 
  - K&R n/t  AntiFascist   Nov-21-11 12:19 PM   #6 
  - The dog was good.  woo me with science   Nov-21-11 12:29 PM   #8 
  - Yep. She's smart, photogenic, and loyal. nt  Zorra   Nov-21-11 03:15 PM   #29 
  - Given how many leaders of the slightly left of center were assassinated last century  Warpy   Nov-21-11 12:32 PM   #9 
  - Well said W! n/t  caledesi   Nov-21-11 01:40 PM   #19 
  - Why would they bother the leaders? They really embraced these guys...  immoderate   Nov-21-11 11:19 PM   #39 
  - I have no idea who these people are  Demeter   Nov-22-11 03:28 AM   #63 
     - the chicago seven  rampart   Nov-22-11 04:17 AM   #64 
  - That was my thought as well  KT2000   Nov-22-11 03:24 AM   #62 
  - Or her. I'd like to think we've reached a point where a woman would be as...  Pacifist Patriot   Nov-22-11 06:03 AM   #66 
  - K&R  tnlurker   Nov-21-11 12:35 PM   #10 
  - Of Course. The moment said leader arrives  n2doc   Nov-21-11 12:35 PM   #11 
  - There would also be the danger of assassination. nt  raccoon   Nov-21-11 12:43 PM   #13 
  - Well said raccoon! n/t  caledesi   Nov-21-11 01:42 PM   #21 
  - I said this same thing a while ago......  FrenchieCat   Nov-21-11 12:54 PM   #14 
  - K&R! Collective activism= self empowerment.  felix_numinous   Nov-21-11 01:03 PM   #15 
  - right now  sweetapogee   Nov-21-11 01:17 PM   #16 
  - C'mon. Give us a bit more credit.  Zorra   Nov-21-11 01:32 PM   #17 
  - allow me to explain  sweetapogee   Nov-21-11 01:35 PM   #18 
     - Gotcha. Post retracted.  Zorra   Nov-21-11 01:40 PM   #20 
  - No....that is a GOP "value"...$$$ N/T  caledesi   Nov-21-11 01:46 PM   #23 
  - Nope. That's wrong.  Zorra   Nov-21-11 02:16 PM   #25 
  - That's silly  Nuclear Unicorn   Nov-21-11 01:43 PM   #22 
  - sorry, but that is so wrong. After the damage was done, OWS would be toast.  Zorra   Nov-21-11 02:01 PM   #24 
     - That's a good point. Essentially we leave them flailing at the wind looking for single target....  Liberal Veteran   Nov-21-11 02:35 PM   #26 
     - Again, that's silly  Nuclear Unicorn   Nov-21-11 04:03 PM   #30 
     - Silly, yes. Nice framing! Again.But not appropriate. Anyway,  Zorra   Nov-21-11 04:40 PM   #31 
     - Continued.  Zorra   Nov-21-11 08:42 PM   #32 
     - OWS will NEVER be defeated because  RoccoR5955   Nov-22-11 01:06 AM   #52 
     - You don't get it at all, do you?  harmonicon   Nov-22-11 08:58 AM   #80 
     - +1 (nt)  harmonicon   Nov-22-11 08:53 AM   #79 
  - So from now on anyone that comes to DU with the idea  Hutzpa   Nov-21-11 02:37 PM   #27 
  - how about spokespeople? all of us here on DU are political junkies.  dionysus   Nov-21-11 08:51 PM   #33 
     - NO!! Don't you get it?!  harmonicon   Nov-22-11 09:01 AM   #81 
        - I think he gets it  Hutzpa   Nov-22-11 10:23 AM   #90 
  - Similar exchange here  Owlet   Nov-21-11 03:14 PM   #28 
  - K&R  Ricochet21   Nov-21-11 09:41 PM   #34 
  - Yes the 1% desperately wants them to have an alpha leader to squash - a group is much better  firehorse   Nov-21-11 10:21 PM   #35 
  - Julian Assange was very easy for them to attack and hobble.  tblue37   Nov-21-11 10:32 PM   #36 
  - Good point. Bad idea for anyone to be singled out. It's like that story: The Lottery  firehorse   Nov-21-11 10:44 PM   #38 
  - I tried to make that argument even before those criminal charges arose but i was laughed at on here  Lars77   Nov-22-11 12:55 AM   #50 
     - Excellent point.  hunter   Nov-22-11 10:14 AM   #89 
  - K&R nt  Bonobo   Nov-21-11 10:34 PM   #37 
  - Agreed.  JoeyT   Nov-21-11 11:37 PM   #40 
  - great reasons and the only way to  Tumbulu   Nov-21-11 11:42 PM   #41 
  - I couldn't agree more!! LEADER = TARGET  SaveOurDemocracy   Nov-21-11 11:42 PM   #42 
  - You're right, Zorra. But it's so hard to get used to. REC. nt  bertman   Nov-21-11 11:47 PM   #43 
  - Not to mention the immediate attention a leader would get  Contrary1   Nov-21-11 11:50 PM   #44 
  - A large bunch claiming anonymity doesn't even need to be trashed  loyalsister   Nov-22-11 12:06 AM   #45 
  - I've started telling religious conservative aggressors that the "leader" is "the example of Christ".  Chan790   Nov-22-11 12:06 AM   #46 
  - I encourage you to make your post an OP and expand on the ideas you have..  Fumesucker   Nov-22-11 07:17 AM   #73 
  - Spot on  The Second Stone   Nov-22-11 12:10 AM   #47 
  - Horizontal vs. Vertical Leadership  h2ebits   Nov-22-11 12:34 AM   #49 
  - Mighty fine post & analysis.  Kaleko   Nov-22-11 01:18 AM   #55 
  - k & r  marions ghost   Nov-22-11 03:01 AM   #61 
  - The great awakening has begun  peace frog   Nov-22-11 05:27 AM   #65 
  - Welcome to DU.  myrna minx   Nov-22-11 08:10 AM   #78 
  - Good post, welcome. Make a thread on the topic please to further discussion.  firehorse   Nov-22-11 09:19 AM   #83 
  - Sweet!!! Welcome to DU!  Zorra   Nov-22-11 10:34 AM   #91 
  - Spot on! ... Well stated, Zorra. ... Recommended.  Bozita   Nov-22-11 12:56 AM   #51 
  - Yep. - K&R n/t  DeSwiss   Nov-22-11 01:12 AM   #53 
  - Wow, you've just described democracy! n/t  Beartracks   Nov-22-11 01:15 AM   #54 
  - No problem.  avaistheone1   Nov-22-11 01:24 AM   #57 
  - Three Reasons in Nine Letters  ArcticFox   Nov-22-11 01:27 AM   #59 
  - "Cult of Personality" -- Living Colour  NuttyFluffers   Nov-22-11 02:56 AM   #60 
  - Better that OWS should have a thousand piranhas than one shark.  DinahMoeHum   Nov-22-11 06:22 AM   #67 
  - There is no disputing this. kr  Enthusiast   Nov-22-11 06:30 AM   #68 
  - excellent thread  LittleGirl   Nov-22-11 06:51 AM   #69 
  - K&R nt  TBF   Nov-22-11 06:56 AM   #70 
  - I agree....  Uben   Nov-22-11 06:56 AM   #71 
  - fabulous comments , I agree (nt)  Tumbulu   Nov-22-11 09:56 AM   #88 
  - We need an army of leaders nt  Courtesy Flush   Nov-22-11 07:18 AM   #74 
  - Beware of the plants too! They were used a lot in the anti-war movement this go round. They are  groovedaddy   Nov-22-11 07:20 AM   #75 
  - So true n/t  dotymed   Nov-22-11 07:41 AM   #77 
  - OWS is one of the only political entities last 20 yrs that has been able to message over RW radio.  certainot   Nov-22-11 09:16 AM   #82 
  - Excellent points. Since Nov. 22, 1963 liberal leaders have systematically  jwirr   Nov-22-11 09:53 AM   #86 
  - Good point. Since JFK they have been systematically targeting  jwirr   Nov-22-11 09:55 AM   #87 
  - They started with Abe Lincoln.  deaniac21   Nov-23-11 11:33 AM   #98 
  - Agreed. There are many leaders  Mosaic   Nov-22-11 10:54 AM   #92 
  - Shelby  bottom line   Nov-22-11 11:10 AM   #94 
  - Can't rec, so I'll kick n/t  krispos42   Nov-23-11 11:54 AM   #104 
 

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