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Forum Post: Demands and Announcement

Posted 12 years ago on Oct. 4, 2011, 7:43 p.m. EST by Ukko (3)
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Where are demands by the movement????Everyone is all over the place. They have to be specific and short:

  1. End the Fed
  2. Student loan amnesty
  3. Tax the wallstreet ( sales tax )


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[-] 1 points by revg33k (429) from Woodstock, IL 12 years ago

Check the link after the edit mark on this page for a working list of goals http://occupywallst.org/forum/first-official-release-from-occupy-wall-street/

and this Warning from the original Tea Party before it got hijacked http://occupywallst.org/forum/an-open-letter-and-warning-from-a-former-tea-party/

and this list of usefull PDF files http://occupywallst.org/forum/demonstration-materials/

[-] 1 points by rainman (10) 12 years ago

Americas biggest problem is that Corporatism has Hijacked our Representatives in Washington. We need, 1)Serious Election Reform, 1 vote=$1 2)Serious Lobby reform

Then, with a government from the people of the people and for the people, we will resolve the other issues. Keep It Simple People!!!!

[-] 1 points by Ukko (3) 12 years ago

people you deserve the country you live in!!!! God Bless you !

[-] 1 points by JaysonD (7) from Kansas City, MO 12 years ago

Of course the issue is deeper. The demands however do not need to be broader, they just need to be made and backed with information and solid reasoning. The whole occupation is broad, i do not think you want to be making the demands broad also. Ending the Federal reserve and or auditing them as suggested by Ron Paul would be a start. Our house will still remain the same if the owners are sitting in the living room.

[-] 1 points by Ukko (3) 12 years ago

just giving an example...

[-] 1 points by iseeamuse (155) 12 years ago

The issue is deeper than just "ending the fed," forgiving debts, and increasing taxes. The demands need to be broader and more informed.

[-] 1 points by iseeamuse (155) 12 years ago

Do we really want to let the same system that screwed us over remain and be allowed to have the opportunity to do it again?

[-] 1 points by OccupyTheAgenda (58) from Chicago, IL 12 years ago

You are so right.

That is why we need a 4th body of government that is the people. Federal PUBLIC REFERENDUMS

Then we can do things like this ourselves without taking to the streets all the time...


[-] 1 points by glooskap (64) 12 years ago
  1. Do u know ehat the Fed does
  2. Great--abdicate personal responsibility. Inspirational, Brother
  3. Tax "the wallstreet" what? THE wallstreet?

God help us. Or, put more secularly as ud prefer... holy sh&t...sorry, uh...OMFG...um... Wowwww

[-] 1 points by jdog (146) 12 years ago

Who is going to pay for the loans that students don't pay back?

If there is a sales tax, then the consumer gets screwed every time he buys something.

[-] 1 points by johnnybravo (7) 12 years ago

how about - we want it, therefore we deserve it!