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JNelson6563 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Nov-23-11 08:04 AM
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31. I hope he doesn't horn in on the empty leadership position.
I can think of no better way to get many Americans to just close their minds to OWS then to put MM up as front man. And he seems to be associating more and more........this movement's leadership role just might be big enough to accomodate his ego.

I sure hope there aren't too many OWS folks that are starstruck.

Julie
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  - Thank you Michael Moore...  ellisonz   Nov-22-11 03:37 PM   #1 
  - Great ideals, Michael. I actually came up with the SAME LIST YEARS AGO  BanTheGOP   Nov-23-11 04:22 PM   #77 
  - What a fabulous list! nt  valerief   Nov-22-11 03:49 PM   #2 
  - Michael Moore for President!  markmyword   Nov-23-11 01:00 AM   #23 
  - Too late to Rec, but recommend and will share the list! Thanks for posting it.  freshwest   Nov-23-11 03:50 PM   #65 
  - Everything he said is just what needs to be  Autumn   Nov-22-11 03:51 PM   #3 
  - Goal #9 sounds fascinating...  AntiFascist   Nov-22-11 04:14 PM   #4 
  - It is already the 99.9%. nt  Lucky Luciano   Nov-23-11 03:14 PM   #62 
  - There have been bases for such systems in the past.  Fantastic Anarchist   Nov-23-11 04:07 PM   #72 
  - Looks like a great list of demands  Proud Liberal Dem   Nov-22-11 04:21 PM   #5 
  - This sounds real good.  SalviaBlue   Nov-22-11 04:41 PM   #6 
  - Oh wait...more non demands?  nadinbrzezinski   Nov-22-11 04:43 PM   #7 
  - tax data: Moore's point 1.  sam11111   Nov-22-11 05:31 PM   #8 
  - Michael totally gets it. Fingers rolling skyward. nt  Zorra   Nov-22-11 05:38 PM   #9 
  - He really does. nt  EFerrari   Nov-23-11 01:05 AM   #24 
  - co ops(point 9)...should apply to ANY size business and employees shd be 60%  sam11111   Nov-22-11 05:50 PM   #10 
  - Actually,  chervilant   Nov-23-11 10:56 AM   #45 
  - SS: his last point ... SS income should equal average US family income- 50K.. financed by the tax  sam11111   Nov-22-11 06:16 PM   #11 
  - #2 is slippery  Courtesy Flush   Nov-22-11 06:32 PM   #12 
  - It might need to be tweaked.  Enthusiast   Nov-23-11 09:42 AM   #39 
  - What about something that would  Beavker   Nov-23-11 03:47 PM   #64 
  - Most of those are sensible; 4 and 7 are blinders; 2 and 10c are daft.  Donald Ian Rankin   Nov-22-11 07:03 PM   #13 
  - Speaking as an American  onpatrol98   Nov-23-11 07:11 AM   #27 
  - Why do you think those countries have such poor working conditions?  Donald Ian Rankin   Nov-23-11 09:22 AM   #37 
  - Strangle another countries economy?  onpatrol98   Nov-23-11 10:57 PM   #83 
  - K&R!  Enthusiast   Nov-23-11 09:45 AM   #40 
  - +1,000  freshwest   Nov-23-11 03:54 PM   #66 
  - So...do you HONESTLY think that OWS is about people's support for neoliberal economics  Romulox   Nov-23-11 12:42 PM   #55 
     - No, I don't but I think that the impulse to screw the rest of the world to protect America  Donald Ian Rankin   Nov-25-11 07:27 AM   #95 
  - The devil's in the details...  hootinholler   Nov-22-11 07:15 PM   #14 
  - Michael asked us to let HIM know what we think. I hope posters with comments go there too. But  cyberpj   Nov-22-11 07:54 PM   #15 
  - kick  Zorra   Nov-22-11 09:24 PM   #16 
  - Okay, I teared up.  woo me with science   Nov-22-11 09:27 PM   #17 
  - Thank you for saying it better than I could.  russspeakeasy   Nov-23-11 08:19 AM   #32 
     - Me too.  Enthusiast   Nov-23-11 09:47 AM   #41 
  - HUGE REC. nt  bertman   Nov-22-11 10:54 PM   #18 
  - Capitalism: A love Story.  mick063   Nov-22-11 11:31 PM   #20 
     - Agree, mick063. Also, "Inside Job". If seeing that doesn't piss people off to the point  bertman   Nov-23-11 11:27 AM   #46 
     - Well, now,  chervilant   Nov-23-11 11:29 AM   #47 
  - Rec'ed with hopes of more environmental/species stuffs added.  glinda   Nov-22-11 11:26 PM   #19 
  - Works for me!  blackspade   Nov-23-11 12:09 AM   #21 
  - that is a pretty good list!!  Douglas Carpenter   Nov-23-11 12:15 AM   #22 
  - Wish I could rec this a million times  BigBearJohn   Nov-23-11 04:46 AM   #25 
  - Moore's list is great ; he asked for suggestions so  stuffmatters   Nov-23-11 05:51 AM   #26 
  - I like your additions!  Pacifist Patriot   Nov-23-11 12:31 PM   #50 
  - I like your adds, I'll add one.  mick063   Nov-24-11 01:35 AM   # 
  - I like you adds, I'll add one.  mick063   Nov-24-11 01:35 AM   #86 
  - I'd be thrilled to see any three of those become reality. K&R  Auggie   Nov-23-11 07:21 AM   #28 
  - Impressive.  Kaleko   Nov-23-11 07:45 AM   #29 
  - decision by consensus can be tough  Shanti Mama   Nov-23-11 07:56 AM   #30 
  - I hope he doesn't horn in on the empty leadership position.  JNelson6563   Nov-23-11 08:04 AM   #31 
  - "this movement's leadership role just might be big enough to accomodate his ego." That's not nice.  in_cog_ni_to   Nov-23-11 08:21 AM   #33 
  - Take a deep breath!  JNelson6563   Nov-23-11 08:30 AM   #34 
     - "My day is now complete."  Enthusiast   Nov-23-11 09:52 AM   #43 
     - Occupy doesn't need more firebaggers  mimi85   Nov-23-11 04:17 PM   #73 
     - What proposals have you hashed out with your fellow citizens to bring to your local GA?  Luminous Animal   Nov-23-11 04:22 PM   #75 
     - Really? You wince? Horrors. And it is established fact that MM will stop you from going to pee  Luminous Animal   Nov-23-11 04:17 PM   #74 
        - Actually it's about being polite, even to those who are not.  JNelson6563   Nov-24-11 07:20 AM   #89 
  - Agreed.  Myrina   Nov-23-11 09:07 AM   #36 
  - Gosh, Julie...  chervilant   Nov-23-11 11:36 AM   #48 
  - Agree. Tends to correspond neatly with his "Book Tour 2011", too.  Romulox   Nov-23-11 01:03 PM   #58 
     - Yes. He and his publisher predicted in advance the OWS movement thus rolling out  Luminous Animal   Nov-23-11 04:03 PM   #69 
     - Um, perhaps the concept of "opportunism" is new to you. It's not new to Mikey. nt  Romulox   Nov-23-11 04:49 PM   #80 
     - "But you try and tell the young people today that... and they won't believe ya'."  Zorra   Nov-24-11 01:15 AM   #85 
     - hmm...  chervilant   Nov-24-11 06:53 PM   #92 
  - Terrific. Now let's work to make it happen!  Scuba   Nov-23-11 08:57 AM   #35 
  - Kick for greater vis. n/t  Scuba   Nov-24-11 06:39 AM   #87 
  - Kicked and recommended!  Enthusiast   Nov-23-11 09:39 AM   #38 
  - This one's a winner. nt  LWolf   Nov-23-11 09:48 AM   #42 
  - K & R!  lonestarnot   Nov-23-11 09:53 AM   #44 
  - K...  CJCRANE   Nov-23-11 11:54 AM   #49 
  - Kr...I'm with you MM. nt  ooglymoogly   Nov-23-11 12:32 PM   #51 
  - It's a compelling list, especially with the three additional suggestions mentioned above.  Pacifist Patriot   Nov-23-11 12:34 PM   #52 
  - Education is missing on that list  Hutzpa   Nov-23-11 12:36 PM   #53 
  - Great list.  DirkGently   Nov-23-11 12:36 PM   #54 
  - "we secure the civil and human rights of all from violation by tyrannical forces and unjust govt's"  Martin Eden   Nov-23-11 12:49 PM   #56 
  - I agree.  Luminous Animal   Nov-23-11 04:04 PM   #70 
  - Yep  kctim   Nov-23-11 01:00 PM   #57 
  - If leadership is ceded right back to the "well meaning" 1%, what is OWS even about?  Romulox   Nov-23-11 01:07 PM   #59 
  - Leadership hasn't and it won't be. Do people not read? Mike is attending and participating  Luminous Animal   Nov-23-11 04:07 PM   #71 
     - It's silly to claim that Moore doesn't generate more publicity than "any other GA attendee".  Romulox   Nov-23-11 04:48 PM   #79 
        - Publicity means squat in the GA. Your ignorance is embarrassing.  Luminous Animal   Nov-23-11 11:40 PM   #84 
  - Kick and highly recommend!  davekriss   Nov-23-11 01:10 PM   #60 
  - Something must be done to bring access and balance to the courts.  nineteen50   Nov-23-11 02:48 PM   #61 
  - +1 -- Supreme Court, Drug War, Prison system -- !! Completely corrupt systems -- !!!  defendandprotect   Nov-23-11 03:44 PM   #63 
  - 10 (a) 1. That's the key.  Prometheus Bound   Nov-23-11 04:00 PM   #67 
  - Especially Number 9  Fantastic Anarchist   Nov-23-11 04:02 PM   #68 
  - Sounds good dto me. . kick. . .n/t  annabanana   Nov-23-11 04:22 PM   #76 
  - Good starting points.  moondust   Nov-23-11 04:33 PM   #78 
  - Here is a list I have been circulating  LuckyTheDog   Nov-23-11 08:05 PM   #81 
  - Goals great. The vision thing - not so much. I'm almost 60 - "truly free," what does that  Kashka-Kat   Nov-23-11 10:43 PM   #82 
  - Kicking in agreement & a return to the democracy we once  mother earth   Nov-24-11 07:19 AM   #88 
  - No I won't have a happy genocide day  Mosaic   Nov-24-11 11:28 AM   #90 
  - 15 of 16 2010 NCAA basketball universities endorse limbaugh/1% by broadcasting on its stations-  certainot   Nov-24-11 11:35 AM   #91 
  - A Systems-Changing Solution for the OWS Movement?  NancyBordier   Nov-24-11 07:57 PM   #93 
  - Welcome to DU!  Zorra   Nov-24-11 08:09 PM   #94 
     - Thanks!  NancyBordier   Nov-25-11 09:53 PM   #97 
  - kick  Zorra   Nov-25-11 02:10 PM   #96 
 

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