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Posted by Cal33 in General Discussion
Thu Oct 06th 2011, 10:43 AM
In Wikipedia Encyclopedia's article on "Occupy Wall Street," about one-third
of the way down, there is this brief section on the participant make-up of the
Movement:

<< Participants

In late September, the Occupy Wall Street protest spread to Boston and other cities.
General breakdown:

The movement is leaderless,<38> centered upon the statement: "The one thing we all have in common is that We are the 99% that will no longer tolerate the greed and corruption of the 1%."<39> The protests have brought together people of many political positions including liberals,<40> political independents,<41> socialists,<40> conservatives,<41> anarchists,<41> and libertarians.<40> Religious beliefs vary as well including, but not limited to, Christians, Jews, Muslims and atheists.<40> >>

This shows that there is a deep sense that our nation has been going down the wrong road, and this is being felt by a great majority of the American people
(outside of the Corporatists, NeoCons and TeaPartiers). Even Conservatives
and Libertarians have joined the movement -- the Real Conservatives, as opposed to the phony three mentioned above.

And looking at the way the Occupy Wall Street movement has spread - more
than 80 cities across the nation, the last I heard, and in only two short
weeks - one can't help but feel the breadth and depth of the anger and rage of a people who have been so completely and thoroughly wronged and abused by the
criminals on Wall Street.

Since the leaders of the Opposition Party (the Democratic Party) seem to be
incapable of dealing competently with the situation, the American people,
tired and frustrated with the endlessly repeated disappointments, have
decided to do something on their own.

It's clear to me that this movement is here to stay until satisfactory change has been brought about. I feel that I've had it, and so have the vast majority of the American people. This movement is for real!
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