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Please Kick and Rec if you support OWS (Original Post) boston bean Dec 2011 OP
Kick! boston bean Dec 2011 #1
K&R unionworks Dec 2011 #2
Yes Kick kenfrequed Dec 2011 #3
ditto. in my neck of the woods, in the rural backwater of southcentral Alaska we have an Occupy roguevalley Dec 2011 #271
of course..I can't believe that this is necessary on a progressive website - but of course Douglas Carpenter Dec 2011 #4
People are here full-time "expressing concern"... n/t backscatter712 Dec 2011 #34
this would be because some PatrynXX Dec 2011 #244
"Some on DU2 and leftunderground" are liars...nt SidDithers Dec 2011 #389
well I hope they come and give this a chance - Douglas Carpenter Dec 2011 #404
/ Douglas Carpenter Dec 2011 #421
For OWS, you get the BIG pic. (Occupy THIS) Jackpine Radical Dec 2011 #5
Hey! MrMickeysMom Dec 2011 #303
Excellent. DirkGently Dec 2011 #309
Lol, that is a great photo. sabrina 1 Dec 2011 #452
Kick efilon Dec 2011 #6
K&R Odin2005 Dec 2011 #7
Absolutely! K&R Matariki Dec 2011 #8
K & R Aerows Dec 2011 #9
K&R! Fire Walk With Me Dec 2011 #10
k & r cyberswede Dec 2011 #11
Kicked and recommended. Uncle Joe Dec 2011 #12
Kick! a simple pattern Dec 2011 #13
K&R me b zola Dec 2011 #14
+1 JitterbugPerfume Dec 2011 #15
What is OWS? bvar22 Dec 2011 #16
Of course, this isn't surprising. HughBeaumont Dec 2011 #41
I thought that talking point had to have come from the Ministry of Truth. sabrina 1 Dec 2011 #279
K&R!! tosh Dec 2011 #17
Kick!!! SammyWinstonJack Dec 2011 #18
Absolutely! nt Mac1949 Dec 2011 #19
I humbly submit Kaleko Dec 2011 #20
i like the pic! a lot! boston bean Dec 2011 #46
KnR X 1000 DippyDem Dec 2011 #21
k&r Little Star Dec 2011 #22
K & R Yavapai Dec 2011 #23
K&R Greybnk48 Dec 2011 #24
k&r!! Starry Messenger Dec 2011 #25
k & r! arthritisR_US Dec 2011 #26
Kick Vincardog Dec 2011 #27
BIGTIME! madamesilverspurs Dec 2011 #28
K&R sibelian Dec 2011 #29
Big K&R mvd Dec 2011 #30
If you have faith in what you're doing... randome Dec 2011 #31
Quiet You!!!! greytdemocrat Dec 2011 #33
I know, it's like denying Jesus or something. randome Dec 2011 #84
You can question it all you want. Hissyspit Dec 2011 #339
Curses! You've figured us out! deutsey Dec 2011 #44
Yup, a bunch of insecure peope nadinbrzezinski Dec 2011 #57
No one is denying that people are being brave. randome Dec 2011 #82
And what will help the unemployed? Bjorn Against Dec 2011 #107
It's changed the conversation. No one is arguing against that. randome Dec 2011 #126
Occupy is all about political change, the Democratic Party is about the status quo not change. Bjorn Against Dec 2011 #140
Hey, if OWS wants to morph into a third party, that at least is more understandable, to me... randome Dec 2011 #152
If you think Occupy needs to "grow" to tens of thousands you are not paying attention Bjorn Against Dec 2011 #167
Or the Arab Spring, or the overthrow of Milosowitch... nadinbrzezinski Dec 2011 #174
Can you think of ANY significant social advance that occurred without a movement like OWS? DirkGently Dec 2011 #320
Gosh... chervilant Dec 2011 #361
Seems to me, that if all those excited and working for Obama's first term would have been The Wielding Truth Dec 2011 #170
And you keep ignorning any data that nis not provided nadinbrzezinski Dec 2011 #128
I don't expect shit from the media. I choose where I get my info from, same as everyone else. randome Dec 2011 #134
Read on Union History and then tell me how pointless it was nadinbrzezinski Dec 2011 #137
I don't see the relevance. randome Dec 2011 #142
Yes, in the HERE AND NOW, the old fights nadinbrzezinski Dec 2011 #148
So now you're saying I'm in favor of, what exactly, Republican work ethics? randome Dec 2011 #157
From YOUR POSTS... you actually hate any kind of action nadinbrzezinski Dec 2011 #163
You used a Republican tactic to start this subthread. Occulus Dec 2011 #280
Yep. Search through his OWS posts. Zorra Dec 2011 #326
Tell that to the truckers who earn $50 a day and have to maintain their own trucks, sabrina 1 Dec 2011 #276
"Maybe you didn't understand what this was all about..." Bragi Dec 2011 #368
You noticed that too, eh?...nt SidDithers Dec 2011 #391
Unrec'd! sabrina 1 Dec 2011 #432
Your critique reminds me of an old joke. Kaleko Dec 2011 #425
The post to which I responded displayed a complete ignorance of what is going on with the dock sabrina 1 Dec 2011 #430
The OP is taking a head count Kaleko Dec 2011 #71
So now you're putting paranormal abilities into the mix? randome Dec 2011 #86
Lol. No, it is YOUR remote viewing abilities that are in question. Kaleko Dec 2011 #101
Yeah, well, when I see people working this hard... randome Dec 2011 #122
Have you noticed how hard you are working on this thread Kaleko Dec 2011 #146
I'm just responding to posts on a message board. randome Dec 2011 #159
Sure, you're just responding... Kaleko Dec 2011 #177
This message was self-deleted by its author Occulus Dec 2011 #287
Well, what you are seeing is a thread in response SomethingFishy Dec 2011 #160
'Blowhards'? randome Dec 2011 #165
I know! OWS should have created all those jobs by now! a simple pattern Dec 2011 #199
Well you're shouting pretty loudly in this thread Union Scribe Dec 2011 #124
'Shouting'? randome Dec 2011 #145
I think the idea was to see if the OWS haters had completely taken over. Matariki Dec 2011 #270
You are one of the few who consistently belittles OWS. Occulus Dec 2011 #274
Post removed Post removed Dec 2011 #281
C-C-COMBO BREAKER! Leopolds Ghost Dec 2011 #429
K&R backscatter712 Dec 2011 #32
kick, kick, kickety kick kick! Donnachaidh Dec 2011 #35
K&R n/t DeSwiss Dec 2011 #36
Occupy SF checking in! Hell Hath No Fury Dec 2011 #37
Count me in. -n/t Zenlitened Dec 2011 #38
Kick Kick! Lint Head Dec 2011 #39
K&R! onestepforward Dec 2011 #40
K & R FlaGatorJD Dec 2011 #42
kick deutsey Dec 2011 #43
Occupy gets my rec Bluenorthwest Dec 2011 #45
K & R h2ebits Dec 2011 #47
Kickity Capitalocracy Dec 2011 #48
Yes! cp Dec 2011 #49
K&R ClassWarrior Dec 2011 #50
K+R n/t Mister Ed Dec 2011 #51
K & R Luminous Animal Dec 2011 #52
Hi Luminous Animal - I have truedelphi Feb 2012 #481
K&R SalviaBlue Dec 2011 #53
K and R DonCoquixote Dec 2011 #54
Kicking and Recommending... Spazito Dec 2011 #55
Forgot, kick nadinbrzezinski Dec 2011 #56
K&R! n/t AntiFascist Dec 2011 #58
K&R n/t louslobbs Dec 2011 #59
Kicking! Lyric Dec 2011 #60
Big K&R! Waiting For Everyman Dec 2011 #61
K&R! Ian David Dec 2011 #62
completely dana_b Dec 2011 #63
Exactlyl And I have much more faith and trust in them Remember Me Dec 2011 #98
K&R Sea-Dog Dec 2011 #64
kr nt PufPuf23 Dec 2011 #65
K and R MichaelMcGuire Dec 2011 #66
That's a big Yes!! gtar100 Dec 2011 #67
Put me down for a double helping of that good stuff. TheKentuckian Dec 2011 #68
K & R!!!!!!!!! kooljerk666 Dec 2011 #69
K&R and THANK YOU to each and every protester around the world! CarrieLynne Dec 2011 #70
K&R formercia Dec 2011 #72
Of course I support the movement zentrum Dec 2011 #73
Well, Walmart has a lot of employees, too, you know. randome Dec 2011 #138
100% nt barbtries Dec 2011 #74
K&R The Wizard Dec 2011 #75
Absolutely I do. boxman15 Dec 2011 #76
K & R Liberal_Dog Dec 2011 #77
Kick and Rec (nt) fascisthunter Dec 2011 #78
Hey, this post is near the top of The Greatest! Matariki Dec 2011 #79
Kick! n/t TriMera Dec 2011 #80
Occupy, JEB Dec 2011 #81
Count me in. nm rhett o rick Dec 2011 #83
Kick! nt. Lunacee2012 Dec 2011 #85
kick! betharina Dec 2011 #87
Long Love Ows notundecided Dec 2011 #88
Then you must have hold of something else. randome Dec 2011 #91
K&R midnight Dec 2011 #89
Occupy Zhade Dec 2011 #90
Kick! freefall Dec 2011 #92
K&R! Grateful for Hope Dec 2011 #93
YES! k and r bonnieS Dec 2011 #94
K&R Paper Roses Dec 2011 #95
Emphatic K&R - n/t coalition_unwilling Dec 2011 #96
K&R FLAprogressive Dec 2011 #97
Kick and Rec Graybeard Dec 2011 #99
Is there any other way to get the sabrina 1 Dec 2011 #100
Kick meow2u3 Dec 2011 #102
Sure! Rosa Luxemburg Dec 2011 #103
k AtomicKitten Dec 2011 #104
Very much so. Nt xchrom Dec 2011 #105
k&r nt steve2470 Dec 2011 #106
K&R madmax Dec 2011 #108
occupy everything amerikat Dec 2011 #109
KICK Cheap_Trick Dec 2011 #110
K&R nt frogmarch Dec 2011 #111
What's not to support? n/t Smarmie Doofus Dec 2011 #112
K&R baldguy Dec 2011 #113
Go forth and Occupy! (nt) T S Justly Dec 2011 #114
K&R suffragette Dec 2011 #115
K&R DMNinFL Dec 2011 #116
Love me some occupy! lindysalsagal Dec 2011 #117
k&r... spanone Dec 2011 #118
I support Occupy 100%, more than I do either party. Blue_In_AK Dec 2011 #119
K&R 90-percent Dec 2011 #120
they forced the media to talk about real problems n/t RainDog Dec 2011 #121
Kick! graywarrior Dec 2011 #123
K&R. bullwinkle428 Dec 2011 #125
I support Occupy fully, but please let's not go back to "K&R if" threads Bjorn Against Dec 2011 #127
Kick & Recommend if You Like Pie! MilesColtrane Dec 2011 #130
I know, right? That's the whole reason we had unrec. Iggo Dec 2011 #139
I find this thread very informative.... AntiFascist Dec 2011 #228
I agree. "K&R" subject lines should be banned. (n/t) thesquanderer Dec 2011 #385
+1000000000000000 redqueen Dec 2011 #402
Kick & Recommended lark Dec 2011 #129
yes irisblue Dec 2011 #131
Yup... I may have some concerns about their tactics from time to time, but surely support movement. hlthe2b Dec 2011 #132
K&R 100% workinclasszero Dec 2011 #133
It's great to see the amount of recs so far mvd Dec 2011 #136
Kicked with pleasure AnOhioan Dec 2011 #135
Yep. With all my heart. nt gateley Dec 2011 #141
BIG k&r UnrepentantLiberal Dec 2011 #143
K & R! robertpaulsen Dec 2011 #144
K&R! Americana Dec 2011 #147
K&R n/t OswegoAtheist Dec 2011 #149
K&R! Onlooker Dec 2011 #150
In solidarity from England! LeftishBrit Dec 2011 #151
K&R raouldukelives Dec 2011 #153
Kick! Lugnut Dec 2011 #154
K&R sarge43 Dec 2011 #155
K&R! racaulk Dec 2011 #156
K&R jwirr Dec 2011 #158
K&R ... Bigtime! Bozita Dec 2011 #161
You know it slay Dec 2011 #162
solidarity kick rec Agony Dec 2011 #164
CHARGE!!!! HUURRRRAAAAH!!! Hardrada Dec 2011 #166
OCCUPY!!! pinboy3niner Dec 2011 #168
Kick and Rec! RueVoltaire Dec 2011 #169
Absolutely SarasotaDem Dec 2011 #171
Massive K and R Zephie Dec 2011 #172
Full support for OWS! vademocrat Dec 2011 #173
k riverwalker Dec 2011 #175
I support OWS. nt ZombieHorde Dec 2011 #176
Drop kick the 1% jbpdx Dec 2011 #178
A huge "Kick and Rec." n/t golddigger Dec 2011 #179
K&R! William769 Dec 2011 #180
k&r n/t Shining Jack Dec 2011 #181
I am The 99% Bubba606 Dec 2011 #182
Of Course... K & R !!! WillyT Dec 2011 #183
Happy to K & R Edweird Dec 2011 #184
K&R nt Granny M Dec 2011 #185
100% Texasgal Dec 2011 #186
hell yeah styersc Dec 2011 #187
Totally Kick! sandyj999 Dec 2011 #188
k&r hunter Dec 2011 #189
Definitely on board. K&R PETRUS Dec 2011 #190
Spirit of '76 / Spirit of '11 ... pinboy3niner Dec 2011 #191
Kick emcguffie Dec 2011 #192
K/R Jack Rabbit Dec 2011 #193
+me limpyhobbler Dec 2011 #194
K&R... Tippy Dec 2011 #195
kick robinlynne Dec 2011 #196
Big kick! valerief Dec 2011 #197
K&R nuxvomica Dec 2011 #198
Yepyep! Dragonbreathp9d Dec 2011 #200
Yep! K & R!! n/t Moosepoop Dec 2011 #201
K & R! stuntcat Dec 2011 #202
Kick and riverbendviewgal Dec 2011 #203
This message was self-deleted by its author Obamanaut Dec 2011 #204
155,007 of those are Grovelbot's. Fire Walk With Me Dec 2011 #205
LOL. Edweird Dec 2011 #216
Well about 199,000 of them haven't viewed the thread. Union Scribe Dec 2011 #219
Kicked AND Recommended! calimary Dec 2011 #206
K&R! n/t markpkessinger Dec 2011 #207
Kick (out the Jams) RandomKoolzip Dec 2011 #208
K & R Michael.Donato.KWM Dec 2011 #209
K&R Paka Dec 2011 #210
Abso-lutley. byronius Dec 2011 #211
K&R - nt Ohio Joe Dec 2011 #212
K &R! TNLib Dec 2011 #213
sorry I'm late! FirstLight Dec 2011 #214
k&r n/t lordsummerisle Dec 2011 #215
Occupy the future. n/t TygrBright Dec 2011 #217
K&R n/t OneGrassRoot Dec 2011 #218
K & R! Wind Dancer Dec 2011 #220
k n r Sedona Dec 2011 #221
k&r!!! greendog Dec 2011 #222
4sure eom Beam Me Up Dec 2011 #223
Kick! sarcasmo Dec 2011 #224
Kay and Ray!!! KansDem Dec 2011 #225
yup! annabanana Dec 2011 #226
K&R n/t Betsy Ross Dec 2011 #227
recommended. kicked? Bill USA Dec 2011 #229
Of course! silverweb Dec 2011 #230
absolutely! blackspade Dec 2011 #231
kick mockmonkey Dec 2011 #232
kicked and rec guss Dec 2011 #233
K&R nt hack89 Dec 2011 #234
Kickity kick calikid Dec 2011 #235
This is gonna be a long thread. radiclib Dec 2011 #236
I would like to see at least 10,000 recs here. robinlynne Dec 2011 #237
K&R n/t BlueCollar Dec 2011 #238
You better believe it. K&R for the people. Jefferson23 Dec 2011 #239
Kicked bikebloke Dec 2011 #240
You bet! K & R rustydog Dec 2011 #241
Kick! n/t Tx4obama Dec 2011 #242
K&R cyglet Dec 2011 #243
very Nice guss Dec 2011 #247
Kick! Maraya1969 Dec 2011 #245
Funny how the people "concerned" about OWS' "tactics" are the same ones who wish it would go away. DirkGently Dec 2011 #246
Yes! jopacaco Dec 2011 #248
Kick EFerrari Dec 2011 #249
Most important movement of our time. Utopian Leftist Dec 2011 #250
All day! All week! I support Occupy Wall Street! Nt DiehardLiberal Dec 2011 #251
Lot of people in warmth of their homes posting support of OWS SecurityManager Dec 2011 #252
Ha ha. Most of their work takes place at GA meetings and actions. The camps are totally unnecessary rainy Dec 2011 #259
This is what democracy looks like! Fire Walk With Me Dec 2011 #264
warmth guss Dec 2011 #265
You'd be amazed nadinbrzezinski Dec 2011 #316
OK Spirochete Dec 2011 #253
The revolution has begun.The time is now. This is the turning point produced by the information age. rainy Dec 2011 #254
K&R varelse Dec 2011 #255
K&R Duct Tape Dec 2011 #256
K & R juajen Dec 2011 #257
K&R. Terra Alta Dec 2011 #258
more and more bigtree Dec 2011 #260
K&R....n/t unkachuck Dec 2011 #261
Kicking for the 99% BlueToTheBone Dec 2011 #262
One more! flying rabbit Dec 2011 #263
Kicked, Recc'd...nt GReedDiamond Dec 2011 #266
I support OWS fully! Vanje Dec 2011 #267
K & R! sueh Dec 2011 #268
k&r kag Dec 2011 #269
Kick! vt_native Dec 2011 #272
K&R. Absolutely Riley18 Dec 2011 #273
K & R ...fight the power. L0oniX Dec 2011 #275
K&R elzenmahn Dec 2011 #277
oh hell yes mahina Dec 2011 #278
my 100% support peasant one Dec 2011 #282
K & R cate94 Dec 2011 #283
K&R !!! n/t RKP5637 Dec 2011 #284
K & R luv_mykatz Dec 2011 #285
K/R Solly Mack Dec 2011 #286
In our town of 1200 on the south Oregon coast,over one hundred showed up for Occupy rally. WHEN CRABS ROAR Dec 2011 #288
K-I-C-K Joe Bacon Dec 2011 #289
Present and in support of these heroes. n/t Mnemosyne Dec 2011 #290
K/R best post ever sasha031 Dec 2011 #291
K&R hay rick Dec 2011 #292
You Got It karenbe111 Dec 2011 #293
kr gejohnston Dec 2011 #294
kick! mbperrin Dec 2011 #295
K & R...n/t NRaleighLiberal Dec 2011 #296
Kick! snappyturtle Dec 2011 #297
K&R highplainsdem Dec 2011 #298
K&R! jannyk Dec 2011 #299
kick Hutzpa Dec 2011 #300
I certainly do... MrMickeysMom Dec 2011 #301
Kick! tilsammans Dec 2011 #302
K and freakin' R!!!! Populist_Prole Dec 2011 #304
Giant KICK and rec!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!1 BlancheSplanchnik Dec 2011 #305
OCCUPY!!! Zorra Dec 2011 #306
k&r......nt Demonaut Dec 2011 #307
Yup bigmonkey Dec 2011 #308
K&R patrice Dec 2011 #310
totally donheld Dec 2011 #311
K & R...Absolutely!! whathehell Dec 2011 #312
Count on it. WheelWalker Dec 2011 #313
k/r deacon Dec 2011 #314
Holy shit! nadinbrzezinski Dec 2011 #315
K&R: it's now our only desperate hope.nt caseymoz Dec 2011 #317
k&r U4ikLefty Dec 2011 #318
K&R. n/t gkhouston Dec 2011 #319
kick Angry Dragon Dec 2011 #321
I wish I could UNREC this! DeathToTheOil Dec 2011 #322
K&R Generic Other Dec 2011 #323
K and R ClayZ Dec 2011 #324
kickety kick AllyCat Dec 2011 #325
I do G_j Dec 2011 #327
KICK!!!!!!!!!!! OverBurn Dec 2011 #328
K&R NT Devil_Fish Dec 2011 #329
kick BootinUp Dec 2011 #330
Oui ! Occupons Rue du Mur ! =D Amonester Dec 2011 #331
What is this, the Peppermint Twist? malthaussen Dec 2011 #332
Absolutely! clyrc Dec 2011 #333
K&R Bigtime! cbrer Dec 2011 #334
K & R southerncrone Dec 2011 #335
K&R Sherman A1 Dec 2011 #336
K & R Magoo48 Dec 2011 #337
Protesting is mostly a waste of time. Put the energy into educating the public, alterrnative media, RBInMaine Dec 2011 #338
K&R ScottLand Dec 2011 #340
kick unapatriciated Dec 2011 #341
OCCUPY K/R/N/T deacon_sephiroth Dec 2011 #342
K&R N/T foreigncorrespondent Dec 2011 #343
I'm not kicking until I get my spell checker back. fasttense Dec 2011 #344
Kickage nt MrScorpio Dec 2011 #345
TOTALLY ... We in Pdx be lovin the Occupy 99th_Monkey Dec 2011 #346
Supporter, here! salin Dec 2011 #347
Analysis of OWS from an Australian perspective Tanelorn Dec 2011 #348
k&r n/t Laelth Dec 2011 #349
knr DCBob Dec 2011 #350
K&R okmonyj Dec 2011 #351
I am ows. Evergreen Emerald Dec 2011 #352
K&R! Occupy Election Fraud. Richard Charnin Dec 2011 #353
kickity kick! themadstork Dec 2011 #354
KICK!!! countryjake Dec 2011 #355
K&R n/t MissDeeds Dec 2011 #356
K&R JSK Dec 2011 #357
I LOVE OCCUPY!!! nt Sarah Ibarruri Dec 2011 #358
K&R N_E_1 for Tennis Dec 2011 #359
workers of the world, UNITE ! comipinko Dec 2011 #360
Kick (and Recced) stevenleser Dec 2011 #362
K&R nt greyl Dec 2011 #363
I am in full support of all of OWS's efforts RoccoR5955 Dec 2011 #364
Kick! AzDar Dec 2011 #365
K&R obietiger Dec 2011 #366
Yup. n/t Bonhomme Richard Dec 2011 #367
K&R!! n/t Segami Dec 2011 #369
Kickity kick. Puglover Dec 2011 #370
I support ThomThom Dec 2011 #371
K&R FiggyJay Dec 2011 #372
Best Thing that Happened to this country swilton Dec 2011 #373
KICK! laureloak Dec 2011 #374
k & r ........n/t prairierose Dec 2011 #375
Go OWS! kenichol Dec 2011 #376
Kick. HuckleB Dec 2011 #377
They've got it going on! n/t theophilus Dec 2011 #378
K and R geardaddy Dec 2011 #379
I love and support OWS AikidoSoul Dec 2011 #380
Kick! mntleo2 Dec 2011 #381
k/r katsy Dec 2011 #382
K&R KeepItReal Dec 2011 #383
Kickity Kick Liberalynn Dec 2011 #384
good on ya ows certainot Dec 2011 #386
K&R (n/t) Moostache Dec 2011 #387
K&R...nt SidDithers Dec 2011 #388
sure. not a fan of the twinkle fingers stuff, but they're out there fighting the good fight. dionysus Dec 2011 #390
^-^ Kaleko Dec 2011 #435
Support the movement. User1million1 Dec 2011 #392
530 recs! Zorra Dec 2011 #393
K&R n/t azurnoir Dec 2011 #394
Again with the kick! nt Vanje Dec 2011 #395
KICK! PassingFair Dec 2011 #396
K&R davidwparker Dec 2011 #397
K&R! myrna minx Dec 2011 #398
Occupy Boise libodem Dec 2011 #399
Kickin' it. RiffRandell Dec 2011 #400
K&R Fumesucker Dec 2011 #401
KICK @ REC! Fantastic Anarchist Dec 2011 #403
Kick! Nostradammit Dec 2011 #405
Anyone who thinks this country is on the right track Jim_Shorts Dec 2011 #406
Hey if this country were on the right track, I wouldn't be truedelphi Feb 2012 #480
I'm in! tencats Dec 2011 #407
K&R!!! dmosh42 Dec 2011 #408
totally n/t latebloomer Dec 2011 #409
kick subject Dec 2011 #410
k & r'd nt mistertrickster Dec 2011 #411
Super Saiyan Pele kick thescreaminghead Dec 2011 #412
kick Marrah_G Dec 2011 #413
K&R dmr Dec 2011 #414
This thread has made me feel more confortable with DU3. bvar22 Dec 2011 #415
Lol, those threads, like the media, created a false impression This thread is more representative of sabrina 1 Dec 2011 #436
kick Liberal_in_LA Dec 2011 #416
another kick Douglas Carpenter Dec 2011 #417
Kick in support of OWS Bryn Dec 2011 #418
K&R Frosty1 Dec 2011 #419
This message was self-deleted by its author femrap Dec 2011 #420
K&R Hatchling Dec 2011 #422
And worse, these days they just round you up and hold you without charges for 72 hours, then ROR. Leopolds Ghost Dec 2011 #427
K! And (my personal favorite) R! timtom Dec 2011 #423
K&R Blue_In_AK Dec 2011 #424
K&R!! Leopolds Ghost Dec 2011 #426
Present and accounted for. mmonk Dec 2011 #428
K&R! n/t beac Dec 2011 #431
kr nt bananas Dec 2011 #433
K&R!!! hwmnbn Dec 2011 #434
100% NT mikebl Dec 2011 #437
Kick pinboy3niner Dec 2011 #438
OWS IS HERE TO STAY. Cal33 Dec 2011 #439
K&R nt grntuscarora Dec 2011 #440
_^_ back to the top with you_^_ Zorra Dec 2011 #441
584 recs? Wow!! That's almost as high as the number of recs the thread got Number23 Dec 2011 #442
Maybe we can get this one a few more. (kick) Electric Monk Jan 2012 #453
Kick pinboy3niner Dec 2011 #443
kick Betty Karlson Dec 2011 #444
Big Kick With Support cantbeserious Dec 2011 #445
Did I already kick this? worth another kick regardless. thanks nt Agony Dec 2011 #446
Definitely support it! MoonRiver Dec 2011 #447
Kick pinboy3niner Dec 2011 #448
_^_ Zorra Dec 2011 #449
K&R LongTomH Dec 2011 #450
Support is hardly a strong enough word. N/T 99Forever Dec 2011 #451
Kick cayanne Jan 2012 #454
K&R nmbluesky Jan 2012 #455
kick Zorra Jan 2012 #456
done & done n/t dogknob Jan 2012 #457
597 recommendations. Is that a record for DU? Kaleko Jan 2012 #458
600. Do we have 600?!? Zorra Jan 2012 #459
603 now. Kaleko Jan 2012 #467
599. One more? nt Zorra Jan 2012 #460
k&r plus a bump U4ikLefty Jan 2012 #461
Kick. nt Honeycombe8 Jan 2012 #462
kick Gemini Cat Jan 2012 #463
Total empathic sympathy here.... Trillo Jan 2012 #464
Wow.. girl gone mad Jan 2012 #465
KoKo ......Recommends.... And, I'm only checking in to so this...Not Posted since 12/13 KoKo Jan 2012 #466
This message was self-deleted by its author KoKo Jan 2012 #474
K&R graywarrior Jan 2012 #468
I want to create a thread that #Occupies! Fire Walk With Me Jan 2012 #469
This one may do that! graywarrior Jan 2012 #471
Rec #605 Bozita Jan 2012 #470
K&R Cleita Jan 2012 #472
K&R Doremus Jan 2012 #473
kick nt Vanje Jan 2012 #475
K&R woo me with science Jan 2012 #476
conspicuous silences in this thread SwampG8r Feb 2012 #477
Not really, they never supported OWS. Rex Feb 2012 #479
Absolutely support marions ghost Feb 2012 #478
K&R....n/t unkachuck Feb 2012 #482
Occupy Carson City (NV) checking in! Change has come Feb 2012 #483
k&r nt steve2470 Feb 2012 #484
+ 1 bettyellen Feb 2012 #485
I'm in for a coupla kicks Bruce Wayne Feb 2012 #486
Kick ellisonz Mar 2012 #487
DU-2 Seems to support it...and that's just us few (compared to here)...but we do! KoKo Mar 2012 #488
HOWEVER...."Supporting with Click on a Thread" doesn't mean "boots and slippers" on the Streets... KoKo Mar 2012 #489
Occupy! nt Zorra Mar 2012 #490
k pinboy3niner Jul 2012 #491
This message was self-deleted by its author sabrina 1 Jul 2012 #493
Kicking because there seems to be some doubt about the support for OWS on DU these days. sabrina 1 Jul 2012 #494
:) Zorra Jul 2012 #492

roguevalley

(40,656 posts)
271. ditto. in my neck of the woods, in the rural backwater of southcentral Alaska we have an Occupy
Wed Dec 14, 2011, 11:31 PM
Dec 2011

group. http://www.facebook.com/pages/Occupy-Kenai-Soldotna-Alaska/258451500859139

if it reaches us in our little conservative corner of nowhere then it ain't going away.

Douglas Carpenter

(20,226 posts)
4. of course..I can't believe that this is necessary on a progressive website - but of course
Wed Dec 14, 2011, 02:34 PM
Dec 2011

"The whole purpose of "occupying" is to be visible and thereby create friction, disruption, and inconvenience, interfering with business, slowing or bringing activity to a halt. Without causing as much chaos as possible -- peaceful though it may be -- there is no point in occupying. (There is a reason sit-down strikes are illegal for labor unions, but I expect to see Occupiers try it.) When mayors and city halls offer alternative sites for the Occupiers in order to reduce the dangers of disruption -- and police intervention -- it shows clearly that the authorities do recognize that the purpose of the occupations is to create disturbance. -

"Don't watch the polls. Ignore them. You're not running for political office. Your task is to arouse this country of ours, bring us to our senses, create a groundswell, the political pressure that demands from our president and the members we elected to Congress that they focus on the problems that are plaguing us, and then act on them.'

- Curtis Roosevelt

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/curtis-roosevelt/occupy-wall-street-action_b_1146050.html

.

PatrynXX

(5,668 posts)
244. this would be because some
Wed Dec 14, 2011, 10:03 PM
Dec 2011

on DU2 and leftunderground are saying people are deleting OWS posts. I can't believe that , so someone posts this...

Douglas Carpenter

(20,226 posts)
404. well I hope they come and give this a chance -
Thu Dec 15, 2011, 01:44 PM
Dec 2011

Of course the fact that there has been some anti-OWS post is disconcerting some and unfortunately to some people it reconfirms their worst fears.

bvar22

(39,909 posts)
16. What is OWS?
Wed Dec 14, 2011, 02:53 PM
Dec 2011

Are you talking about those Silly, Leaderless Hippies pooping in the parks?
They'll NEVER accomplish ANYTHING!!



The GroupThink message distributed by the Ministry of Truth for this week is: (repeat after me)
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HughBeaumont

(24,461 posts)
41. Of course, this isn't surprising.
Wed Dec 14, 2011, 03:38 PM
Dec 2011

Seems to be the same old people on this side of the fence.

I'm just waiting for the globalization/free marketeers from the old board to rear their ugly heads on here.

sabrina 1

(62,325 posts)
279. I thought that talking point had to have come from the Ministry of Truth.
Thu Dec 15, 2011, 12:01 AM
Dec 2011

If just one person offers something as an opinion, that's one thing, but the whole group is saying almost the same thing, word for word, you know it is a talking point.

We need a strategy to deal with this. They have their media plants, even on the left, to do this kind of dirty work.

I think the best thing to do is to probably let those 'omg, OWS is dead' posts sink.

At the beginning of the movement the organizers dealt with this when they were talking about how to handle the media. Everyone knew the media would be against them, corporate tool that it is. The consensus was not to engage them, to just keep moving ahead, to ignore them.

It's obvious that a vast majority here do support the movement, so it's probably best to let them talk to themselves and keep moving forward.

Kaleko

(4,986 posts)
20. I humbly submit
Wed Dec 14, 2011, 02:56 PM
Dec 2011

a banner from our sisters and brothers in London.



Occupy the shit out of this dying system that kills the human spirit.

 

randome

(34,845 posts)
31. If you have faith in what you're doing...
Wed Dec 14, 2011, 03:08 PM
Dec 2011

...you don't need this kind of self-validation.

IMO, the people who took your bait are those who harbor doubts about the direction of OWS but can't quite bring themselves to admit it.

Hissyspit

(45,788 posts)
339. You can question it all you want.
Thu Dec 15, 2011, 06:12 AM
Dec 2011

Like that guy at the "other" website who wrote a few days after the start date that it was a laughable failure, or some such.

 

randome

(34,845 posts)
82. No one is denying that people are being brave.
Wed Dec 14, 2011, 05:49 PM
Dec 2011

That's yet another straw man argument. What many are saying is that they are putting time and energy into projects that will have no effect on the millions of newly unemployed in this country.

Bjorn Against

(12,041 posts)
107. And what will help the unemployed?
Wed Dec 14, 2011, 06:13 PM
Dec 2011

I can tell you right now the corporate funded Democratic Party sure as hell has not done much of anything besides selling us out so it is about time we use some new tactics. Occupy has already changed the conversation in this country, it is our best chance at real change.

 

randome

(34,845 posts)
126. It's changed the conversation. No one is arguing against that.
Wed Dec 14, 2011, 06:29 PM
Dec 2011

But that's not enough. The only things I see that will have a lasting effect are political involvement or armed insurrection.

And I don't think armed insurrection is in enough people's minds to warrant it as doable.

If we want to change the laws, we need to focus on the people who make those laws, who are also the ones who put us in this rotten economic mess -Congress.

If you're giving up on both political change and armed insurrection, then you are giving up, IMO.

Bjorn Against

(12,041 posts)
140. Occupy is all about political change, the Democratic Party is about the status quo not change.
Wed Dec 14, 2011, 06:39 PM
Dec 2011

The idea of armed insurrection is absurd, not only would lots of innocent people die but we would be up against the most powerful military in the history of the world and we would be crushed in no time. The best way to fight back is through non-violent disobedience, it worked for Gandhi and it can work for us. Buying into their broken system which has us choose between two corporate funded candidates has not worked and it is time to admit the Democratic Party has been part of the problem and not part of the solution.

 

randome

(34,845 posts)
152. Hey, if OWS wants to morph into a third party, that at least is more understandable, to me...
Wed Dec 14, 2011, 06:48 PM
Dec 2011

...than interrupting West Coast ports and other stuff that does nothing to actually help people.

But absent a third party play, the only alternatives that I see are working with the existing Democrats or starting an armed insurrection.

Really, I simply don't see that long-lasting change will occur simply because a few hundred, or even a few thousand people insist that it does. Maybe if OWS grew to tens of thousands...

Bjorn Against

(12,041 posts)
167. If you think Occupy needs to "grow" to tens of thousands you are not paying attention
Wed Dec 14, 2011, 07:03 PM
Dec 2011

Occupy passed tens of thousands of people long ago, millions have participated in Occupy protests all over the world.

And if you don't think civil disobedience works then please read up on Gandhi or the civil rights movement.

DirkGently

(12,151 posts)
320. Can you think of ANY significant social advance that occurred without a movement like OWS?
Thu Dec 15, 2011, 02:48 AM
Dec 2011

Worker's rights? Women's rights? Civil rights? Environmental reform? And yes, it's well past a few thousand people already. This is a worldwide movement in a few thousand CITIES.

chervilant

(8,267 posts)
361. Gosh...
Thu Dec 15, 2011, 08:56 AM
Dec 2011

Apparently, you need to catch up.

First of all, non-violent protest IS effective (review the myriad history books about Gandhi and Satyagraha).

Non-violent protest requires a great deal of courage and conviction, so condescension about #Occupy says more about the source than the movement.

Second, #Occupy has already passed the 'tens of thousands' mark. This is a global initiative.

Consider:

"Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed people can change the world. Indeed, it is the only thing that ever has."

Margaret Mead (1901-1978)

The Wielding Truth

(11,411 posts)
170. Seems to me, that if all those excited and working for Obama's first term would have been
Wed Dec 14, 2011, 07:07 PM
Dec 2011

harnessed and organized to push through all the things that made us vote for change instead of letting us sit back

and watch him slay Goliath on his own, the greedy RW who were propped up by all those who weren't thrown out,

Cheney,all the corp lobbyists and those responsible for the dismemberment and embezzlement of our resources

could not have been able to smash our goals and continue to undermine and confront every single

attempt by our President to use the power we said he had, but that we did not actually defend his right to have it.

All of us should have attacked the sour grapes of the right as a destructive ploy to overthrow our democracy.



It wasn't that he was weak, it was that we did not continue to do our duty to protect our democracy and make the

changes we needed. He is not perfection o we have to do all the other things in a democracy to clean up around him.


 

nadinbrzezinski

(154,021 posts)
128. And you keep ignorning any data that nis not provided
Wed Dec 14, 2011, 06:30 PM
Dec 2011

by the corporate press that contradicts what you think they are doing.

Here

Occupy San Diego
‎#osd #occupysd There is a ton of people from the Democratic party at the Plaza right now, voter registration drives are also going on. Get down to the plaza and join in on all the political action taking place as well as help outreach to the folks there about Occupy San Diego!
Like · Comment · 3 hours ago ·


http://www.facebook.com/SanDiegoOccupy

I could give you much more data, but it will go in, and go out and have zero effect.

Free hint... yes OWS is concerned with JOBS... it is like in the top five concerns. There is more, they have presented things to your reps like in CONGRESS... but if you expect the same elite media you are reading to tell you this... you will be waiting for hell to freeze over. They will report on that much earlier.

 

randome

(34,845 posts)
134. I don't expect shit from the media. I choose where I get my info from, same as everyone else.
Wed Dec 14, 2011, 06:35 PM
Dec 2011

Voter drives are great. Interrupting West Coast port operations are pointless. How many Mom-and-Pop stores were inconvenienced by that, I wonder?

A lot of time was wasted on park sit-ins and hunger strikes and other stuff.

I just wish OWS was organized enough to put its full resources into more political actions. Because it's either political actions or armed insurrection, IMO, that are the only 2 possible ways to effect real change in this country.

 

nadinbrzezinski

(154,021 posts)
137. Read on Union History and then tell me how pointless it was
Wed Dec 14, 2011, 06:37 PM
Dec 2011

Your eight hour day comes from that.

It was not given to you by nice people... and people died so you can have an eight hour day, and a fracking weekend.

As they say, pick up a book and READ IT.

 

randome

(34,845 posts)
142. I don't see the relevance.
Wed Dec 14, 2011, 06:43 PM
Dec 2011

I'm not talking about history or even who sacrificed themselves in the past.

I'm talking about the here and now. Nothing long-lasting is going to change via OWS if the movement does not get organized and more political. IMO.

 

nadinbrzezinski

(154,021 posts)
148. Yes, in the HERE AND NOW, the old fights
Wed Dec 14, 2011, 06:46 PM
Dec 2011

are new again... YOUR eight hour day is at risk. CHILD LABOR, they want to bring it back (another of those irrelevant union fights) Those who refuse to learn from the past, apparently this applies to you, are doomed to repeat it.

So you prefer they DON'T start now and wait until we have dawn to dusk work days, seven days a week and indentured slavery?

If you cannot see the connections none of us can help you.

 

randome

(34,845 posts)
157. So now you're saying I'm in favor of, what exactly, Republican work ethics?
Wed Dec 14, 2011, 06:52 PM
Dec 2011

I honestly don't see how you reach that kind of conclusion. No, people should not wait. Yes, OWS should be better organized at this point so that it can effect real change.

'Making people aware' of the inequalities in our system is like reminding women they are not fully equal, or restating the message that discrimination is bad.

We know that already. Especially the millions of newly unemployed who are in dire need of more than being told life is unfair.

 

nadinbrzezinski

(154,021 posts)
163. From YOUR POSTS... you actually hate any kind of action
Wed Dec 14, 2011, 07:00 PM
Dec 2011

that a radical labor movement engages in regularly...

Occulus

(20,599 posts)
280. You used a Republican tactic to start this subthread.
Thu Dec 15, 2011, 12:04 AM
Dec 2011

You have been pissing on OWS for quite a long time, it's always the same tired and worn "arguments", what OWS is "about" has already been explained to you personally more than once, and yet still you persist and still you ask the same asked-and-answered questions as the other ten or so people on DU who are all doing the same thing. You- the personal "you", not the editorial one- are and have been plaintively asking the same questions over and over in every single OWS thread you post in, even though it has all been explained to you over and over and over again, spreading fear, uncertainty, and doubt- FUD- the entire time, with every OWS post you write.

That you would so stupidly post what you did at the start of this subthread absolutely reeks of Republican. That's what they do- accuse others, usually the other side politically, of doing what they, Republicans, are doing themselves.

That opening salvo was, in short, a breathtakingly hypocritical thing for you to post.

Shame on you.

sabrina 1

(62,325 posts)
276. Tell that to the truckers who earn $50 a day and have to maintain their own trucks,
Wed Dec 14, 2011, 11:39 PM
Dec 2011

buy their own gas, and if they complain, are fired, as many of them were, by Goldman Sachs who reaps millions of dollars from their labor.

Maybe you didn't understand what this was all about, but the truckers and the Longshoremen have been battling for their livelihoods for more than six months as these Multi-National Corporations tried to smash their unions and hired cheap labor in their place, locking them out, while scabs crossed their picket lines, long before OWS existed.

Anyone who really cares about the workers would be cheering that finally they got some help. Because that is what OWS was doing. Trying to help American workers whose livelihoods were threatened by Multi National Mega Corporations, who, as soon as they got control of OUR docks, made lowering the wages of Americans who for generations made their living from those docks, their number one priority.

How many Americans even knew of their struggle to try to preserve their way of life, until Occupy Oakland shut down the bullies in early November and came to the aid of their fellow Americans?

Listen to the tearful and emotional 'thank you' from the ILWU leader to Occupy Oakland for laying their own freedom on the line to help them in their struggle.

The only people who oppose the assistance given to the long-struggling truckers and Longshoremen against Goldman Sachs and EGT, are supporters of the corrupt, unregulated Capitalist system that has collapsed the world's economy and destroyed the livelihoods of the middle class.

But no one in the real world could possibly say that shutting down operations that are pouring money into the coffers of the top 1% while taking it from ordinary workers, was anything BUT a good thing.

Now, let's see how arrogant they will be the next time workers demand what is rightfully theirs. Now they know they won't just be dealing with the workers, they will be dealing with the American people willing to come out and help their fellow citizens who are being victimized by these greedy Corporations.





Bragi

(7,650 posts)
368. "Maybe you didn't understand what this was all about..."
Thu Dec 15, 2011, 09:40 AM
Dec 2011

Am I the only one here who is annoyed by the arrogance of that kind of statement?

Seriously, just about every paragraph in the above posting begins with a haughty dismissal of any other viewpoint being anti-worker, or suspiciously aligned with the view of the 1%.

As in:

"Anyone who really cares about the workers..." would of course agree with the poster.

And "The only people who oppose the assistance given..." are, of course, secret shills and/or dupes for the 1%.

Or: "no one in the real world could possibly say..." anything that disputes my opinion without revealing themselves to be some combination of stupid, lacking in understanding, a dupe, or a secret shill for evil people.

Really, if anyone has a point to make, please argue it, but the constant claims to superior knowledge and understanding I see in discussions here are annoying and insulting.

- B


Kaleko

(4,986 posts)
425. Your critique reminds me of an old joke.
Thu Dec 15, 2011, 06:38 PM
Dec 2011

A man goes to a well-respected psychiatrist and asks to be cured of his inferiority complex.

The doctor listens to the man's story - a long, sad story about how the man's colleagues at work constantly ignore his brilliant suggestions and arrogantly dismiss his best efforts at making a meaningful contribution.

After pondering the man's plight in silence for a few minutes, the psychiatrist sighs and says, "I am very sorry, but I can't help you. You ARE inferior."

sabrina 1

(62,325 posts)
430. The post to which I responded displayed a complete ignorance of what is going on with the dock
Thu Dec 15, 2011, 07:24 PM
Dec 2011

workers, the Unions and OWS.

If it's arrogant to provide facts to someone who obviously doesn't have them, then so be it. Personally I like to be informed when I am ignorant of the facts.

My view is, it is extremely arrogant to make declarations as IF they were facts and try to shut down and dismiss those who have actually taken the time to get those facts.

I could ask questions too. Such as, has anyone noticed the tolerance for the spreading of false information about OWS here, and the intolerance of anyone who corrects it?



Kaleko

(4,986 posts)
71. The OP is taking a head count
Wed Dec 14, 2011, 05:16 PM
Dec 2011

in the absence of a polling function.

But I gotta tell you, as an internet psychoanalyst, your remote viewing abilities suck.

 

randome

(34,845 posts)
86. So now you're putting paranormal abilities into the mix?
Wed Dec 14, 2011, 05:54 PM
Dec 2011

Maybe you should start another thread.

It's clear to me that the people who shout the loudest about their importance are the ones whose motivations should be suspect.

Kaleko

(4,986 posts)
101. Lol. No, it is YOUR remote viewing abilities that are in question.
Wed Dec 14, 2011, 06:07 PM
Dec 2011

After all, you are making pronouncements on what motivates the posters in this thread, which would require you to be able to discern from a distance what each one of these strangers is thinking and feeling.

 

randome

(34,845 posts)
122. Yeah, well, when I see people working this hard...
Wed Dec 14, 2011, 06:26 PM
Dec 2011

...to convince themselves they are relevant (when no one is saying they are not), I think a diagnosis of self-doubt is correct.

This reminds me of when Republicans say they are 'pro-Life' and therefore imply that everyone else is 'pro-Abortion'.

Most people on DU support OWS so it's a silly excuse for a poll.

Kaleko

(4,986 posts)
146. Have you noticed how hard you are working on this thread
Wed Dec 14, 2011, 06:44 PM
Dec 2011

to get your armchair psychologist's points across and somehow make them stick?

Methinks thou dost protest too much, which smacks of a severe case of projection.

 

randome

(34,845 posts)
159. I'm just responding to posts on a message board.
Wed Dec 14, 2011, 06:54 PM
Dec 2011

And I'm as good an armchair psychologist as anyone, I would think.

Kaleko

(4,986 posts)
177. Sure, you're just responding...
Wed Dec 14, 2011, 07:20 PM
Dec 2011

...no personal attacks on other people's motivations were posted or implied in any way.

Response to Kaleko (Reply #177)

SomethingFishy

(4,876 posts)
160. Well, what you are seeing is a thread in response
Wed Dec 14, 2011, 06:55 PM
Dec 2011

to numerous threads in the last few days about the problems with OWS.

Whatever else you think it's about, it's in your imagination. No one is "working hard" here, the OP was checking to see if the threads from the last few days have much support or if it's just a few blowhard keyboard commando's who like to sit on the sidelines and tell everyone how poorly they are doing.

 

randome

(34,845 posts)
165. 'Blowhards'?
Wed Dec 14, 2011, 07:01 PM
Dec 2011

Suggesting that interrupting West Coast operations won't have an effect on re-employing millions of people or forcing corporations to behave nicely makes people 'blowhards', huh?

The overwhelming attitude seems to be: "You are either with us or against us."

 

a simple pattern

(608 posts)
199. I know! OWS should have created all those jobs by now!
Wed Dec 14, 2011, 08:04 PM
Dec 2011

Hell, they could probably have cured cancer by now if they'd just stop being silly and irrelevant and just please go away already!

Union Scribe

(7,099 posts)
124. Well you're shouting pretty loudly in this thread
Wed Dec 14, 2011, 06:28 PM
Dec 2011

What suspicions would you say that confirms about you?

 

randome

(34,845 posts)
145. 'Shouting'?
Wed Dec 14, 2011, 06:44 PM
Dec 2011

I'm responding to posts on a discussion forum and putting forth my own opinions on the subject.

Funny how people take these things so personally.

Matariki

(18,775 posts)
270. I think the idea was to see if the OWS haters had completely taken over.
Wed Dec 14, 2011, 11:30 PM
Dec 2011

Happy to see there are only a few.

Occulus

(20,599 posts)
274. You are one of the few who consistently belittles OWS.
Wed Dec 14, 2011, 11:37 PM
Dec 2011

One of the FEW. Your hypocrisy in this post is utterly breathtaking.

DU members have been waiting for, watching for, and asking why the absence of an American street uprising for more than ten years now. In France, thy shut down the country. In Egypt and elsewhere, the people rose violently. The American version of the same action- and it is all the same action, using different methods depending on the nation in question- has arrived with the advent of OWS.

And here you are, with each and every last action taken by OWS and its activists, pissing on the movement, its goals, and its individual members every chance you get.

YOU ARE A HYPOCRITE, randome. A hypocrite of the Republican kind.

Response to Occulus (Reply #274)

h2ebits

(640 posts)
47. K & R
Wed Dec 14, 2011, 04:04 PM
Dec 2011

I occupy wherever I can. I've been marching regularly with my sign and chanting along. We the People need to stand up for ourselves and the Occupy Movement is a wonderful venue for us to express ourselves.

truedelphi

(32,324 posts)
481. Hi Luminous Animal - I have
Tue Feb 21, 2012, 10:35 PM
Feb 2012

been here since November of 2004, and this is the first topic I have ever seen with over 600 rec's!

Spazito

(50,042 posts)
55. Kicking and Recommending...
Wed Dec 14, 2011, 04:35 PM
Dec 2011

I love OWS, it is organic and non-political in the sense that it represents no single party unlike the phony tea party.

zentrum

(9,865 posts)
73. Of course I support the movement
Wed Dec 14, 2011, 05:30 PM
Dec 2011

But it has to move on from OWS to occupy in different ways. It can stay *more* visible by devising educational political theater that lasts a day or a weekend. Weekend after weekend. Occupy K Street was a beginning--this needs to evolve. Occupy Fox needs to happen soon.

Blocking Ports is probably not the best PR for a movement of working people because it also hurts too many of us. Occupy Walmart instead.

 

randome

(34,845 posts)
138. Well, Walmart has a lot of employees, too, you know.
Wed Dec 14, 2011, 06:39 PM
Dec 2011

Political action, not grand gestures, will win the day.

boxman15

(1,033 posts)
76. Absolutely I do.
Wed Dec 14, 2011, 05:35 PM
Dec 2011

I just don't agree with some of their actions.

But their message NEEDS to be heard in today's society.

 

randome

(34,845 posts)
91. Then you must have hold of something else.
Wed Dec 14, 2011, 05:57 PM
Dec 2011

If you had them 'by the nads', they would know it.

That's the point that many of us are making. OWS is not organized enough to make them feel the pain.

freefall

(662 posts)
92. Kick!
Wed Dec 14, 2011, 05:57 PM
Dec 2011

Hey boston bean,
I hope you got some of the homemade chocolate chip cookies I brought to Dewey Square last week! The folks at the food table were happy to accept them.

Bjorn Against

(12,041 posts)
127. I support Occupy fully, but please let's not go back to "K&R if" threads
Wed Dec 14, 2011, 06:30 PM
Dec 2011

For every "K&R if" thread that makes it to the top of the greatest page there is a substantive post that does not and make it and is therefore not seen by as many people. If we really want to support Occupy then we should kick and recommend the posts that help educate people about what is happening with Occupy instead so more people see those posts.

MilesColtrane

(18,678 posts)
130. Kick & Recommend if You Like Pie!
Wed Dec 14, 2011, 06:33 PM
Dec 2011

Yes, I'm afraid that the new Greatest Page will end up being just like the old one before unrecs were added.

Iggo

(47,533 posts)
139. I know, right? That's the whole reason we had unrec.
Wed Dec 14, 2011, 06:39 PM
Dec 2011

And we don't want to go back to that, right?

RIGHT?

AntiFascist

(12,792 posts)
228. I find this thread very informative....
Wed Dec 14, 2011, 09:10 PM
Dec 2011

I was beginning to wonder if there were only a handful of avid supporters on DU.

 

workinclasszero

(28,270 posts)
133. K&R 100%
Wed Dec 14, 2011, 06:34 PM
Dec 2011

Love the occupiers! They are the modern day patriots, our freedom fighters, the only hope to save the 99% from teabagger serfdom.

Response to boston bean (Original post)

Union Scribe

(7,099 posts)
219. Well about 199,000 of them haven't viewed the thread.
Wed Dec 14, 2011, 08:43 PM
Dec 2011

As it is, at least one in four who have clicked on it have recced it. And that's not counting repeated views of the thread by the same members.

guss

(239 posts)
233. kicked and rec
Wed Dec 14, 2011, 09:41 PM
Dec 2011

They are tough people who are puting it on the line for what they believe in! the future of the United States, For the People, by the People!! What i think they are not for the Shadow of the Paper Money People (that made thier buisness a voter contributer) to controll the outcome of the American Dream to make a profit off of it. and to sell it back to the rest of us as golden bread crumbs