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Declaration of the Occupation of NYC

From: Ginger
Sent on: Tuesday, October 4, 2011 3:40 PM
I don't think these are really specific demands though. And too many. I generally agree with them, but what's the end game? Maybe just to start scaring the shit out of people and changing the cultural mindset. Maybe it will spark some politicians to take note and react. Even if it just inspires others to act more specifically, that is something.
My demands would be to start prosecuting specific people for corporate crimes that led to the banking crisis.
Another specific one- end the Patriot Act.
Sadly another is campaign finance reform and until we have a constitutional amendment that money does not equal free speech, that won't go anywhere. Others want an amendment that corporations aren't people, but I disagree with that when it comes to free speech, especially for non-profit corporations that would then be targeted for supression.
Perhaps a final would be- break up media monopolies. (and probably other big ones as well such as agriculture.)
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Angry that the crazies are taking over?
Be part of the solution, not part of the problem. 
All that is necessary for the triumph of evil is that good men do nothing. -Attributed to Edmund Burke*
*(precise quote disputed)

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