October 2011

Occupy Kingston...what the Occupy________? Needs to Morph Into

Robin Hordon's picture

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

DNC Primary Challenge

Nota Doormat's picture

Dear Thom,

60-40 that Occupy Wall Street is a Rove-Koch start-up...

Robin Hordon's picture

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:

Obama’s Chevron shooting indigenous Nigerian peoples from helicopters.

telliottmbamsc's picture

The following is an excerpt from page 89-90 of the book “The Tyranny of Oil” by Author Antonia Juhasz:

 

Aguinda v. Chevron, is Korea next courtesy of Obama’s Korean Free Trade deal?

telliottmbamsc's picture

The following is an excerpt from page 248 of the book “The Tyranny of Oil” by Author Antonia Juhasz:

 

Obama's student loan debt-relief plan. Not really the case at all.

vince1s1's picture

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.

 

Walker to Wisconsin Polluters: “Ooooooo,…AH! NOT IN THE HAIR!! Not in the Hair!”

telliottmbamsc's picture

Irreversible liquidation of your natural resources for a one time economic boost and the consequences that are a long term economic drag.

 

AP Article by Meghan Barr from the AP on the movement.

xeodtech's picture

 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.

U-Turn in Karzai’s Stand

imranfar's picture

U-Turn in Karzai’s Stand

By Sajjad Shaukat

The "Iron Heel" of Capitalism

Randy95023's picture

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...