I live in Kingston, WA and here is my interpretation of what the Occupy________??? Movement needs to eventually morph into...
I will be performing CI: Civil Informationing at busy streets corners in Kingston, WA with the following array of signs:
OCCUPY KINGSTON-ReOCCUPY DEMOCRACY
OCCUPY PEACE-OCCUPY DEMOCRACY-stay involved
OCCUPY LOCAL BANKS AND CREDIT UNIONS
OCCUPY SINGLE PAYER HEALTH CARE
OCCUPY FOOD BANKS-OCCUPY SHARE NET
OCCUPY ALL SCHOOL PROGRAMS
HELP MAKE KINGSTON A PORT OF PEACE
PAPER BALLOTS-PUBLIC FUNDS-NEW VOTING HOLIDAY
Now that many of the Occupy Wall Streets actions are now focusing upon minor law violations and confrontations with authorities that have NOTHING TO DO with the intent of the ???ORIGINAL??? Wall Street protests, here are three things that I have to say:
The following is an excerpt from page 89-90 of the book “The Tyranny of Oil” by Author Antonia Juhasz:
The following is an excerpt from page 248 of the book “The Tyranny of Oil” by Author Antonia Juhasz:
Well I had hoped that the President would have given some relief to the outrageous school loan amounts. Not really the case at all. Because the people that really need, it will not see it at all.
Irreversible liquidation of your natural resources for a one time economic boost and the consequences that are a long term economic drag.
It's early and just the first cup of Joe... but wondering if anyone has any info on Meghann Barr from the AP and what her political leanings are. Initial searches don't come up with much.
I'm so glad that Thom brought up Grover Cleveland's 1888 State of the Union Address once again. That address inspired Jack London to write "The Iron Heel". It's available at Project Gutenberg, free for the taking/reading. It's only about 185 pages and is well worth a rainy afternoon's read.
It's hard to believe in 2011 that Grover Cleveland was considered "Pro-Business" when you read his 1888 State of the Union Address. Below is the first two pages of that address. You can almost hear the tone of Mr. Cleveland as you read it...