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Forum Post: OWS, Stop the insanity!

Posted 8 years ago on Oct. 21, 2011, 5:41 p.m. EST by bekbogus (0)
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Your energies are misplaced OWS people. You should be focusing your time and effort on those that allowed Wall Street to destroy this country… Congress!

What’s the insanity?

Insanity is thinking the President is responsible for fixing our country. The reality is Congress makes the laws (that’s why they are called lawmakers) filled with loopholes that cater to their wealthy friends. Or repeal laws that protect the citizens of this country.

Insanity is electing politicians because “we like what they have to say”. When has a politician ever lived up to their word!

Insanity is reelecting the same Congressperson because you really don’t care. It only matters who’s President.

Your vote DOES make a difference. The election of President Obama clearly shows the impact of voter turnout. It struck fear into Big Money and those politicians that wanted to maintain the status quo. That is why media outlets like Fox News made it their mission to destroy the credibility of the President. That is why Congress continues to hold this country hostage. They want you to think your vote doesn’t matter.

It’s time to demand real change in this country. It’s to demand: Term limits for Congress
Clean Elections Internet based voting systems Eliminate of mid-term elections Stop Congress from redistricting. It only ensures their reelection.

Stop the insanity!

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[-] 1 points by stevemiller (1062) 8 years ago

Obama is a liar. OWS needs to oppose Obama and all Republicans and Democrats. Only the brain dead wouldn't know Obama is a liar taking bribes as fast as he can get them.

[-] 1 points by stevemiller (1062) 8 years ago

I will be the first official OWS candidate to win the next election for the CT 4th district. My platform is described on my blog that I have been writing since 2006. read it http://overthecoals.blogspot.com/

More to come. I will be the Green Party candidate. Please support me and please nominate a Green Party candidate in every USA district.

Invite me to the general assembly to hear my strategy.

[-] 1 points by stevemiller (1062) 8 years ago

Are you hallucinating?

"Your vote DOES make a difference. The election of President Obama clearly shows the impact of voter turnout. It struck fear into Big Money and those politicians that wanted to maintain the status quo. That is why media outlets like Fox News made it their mission to destroy the credibility of the President. That is why Congress continues to hold this country hostage. They want you to think your vote doesn’t matter."

Obama has lied about everything he promised us. I don't care what color the president is if he's making decisions that will benefit all Americans with good job opportunities, fair taxation, and a great energy plan.

[-] 1 points by peacefulwarrior (86) 8 years ago

I could post a rant on here explaining the AND... but I warn you it will be lengthy, and it certainly won't cover everything!

[-] 1 points by peacefulwarrior (86) 8 years ago

May we thrive! May we flourish! Go OWS!!! Yes this most certainly involves Congress too. I don't think any OWS protester would disagree that it does majorly involve Congress... AND...

Anyway, I saw this and liked it, and I also added to it a lil' bit... so I'll post it:

Pledge Of Allegience To The Earth

I pledge allegience to the Earth, to the Flora, to the Fauna, to the human life, and all life it supports. One planet, under grace, indivisibly united in harmony, with safe, clean air, water, and soil, nourishment, justice, equality, and many blessings… light, laughter, serenity, peace and love for all.

[-] 1 points by peacefulwarrior (86) 8 years ago

Ok, a BIG part of it... but there is also WAY more to this...

[-] 1 points by peacefulwarrior (86) 8 years ago

This goes WAY beyond Congress, but YES, Congress is definitely a part of it.

[-] 1 points by atki4564 (1259) from Lake Placid, FL 8 years ago

Agreed, our current republic form of government has already proven itself to be a manipulative failure in the pocket of the 1%, so perhaps you would consider our group's proposal of an alternative online direct democracy of government and business at http://getsatisfaction.com/americanselect/topics/on_strategically_weighted_policies_organizational_operating_structures_tactical_investment_procedures-448eo and then direct questions or comments to our group's 19 members committed to that plan at: http://finance.groups.yahoo.com/group/StrategicInternationalSystems/

[-] 1 points by stevemiller (1062) 8 years ago

Sitting in the park won't work. If no leaders are chosen and nominated to run for office this will be a complete waste.

[-] 1 points by jph (2652) 8 years ago

there is more happening that people sitting in a park,. open your eyes!

[-] 1 points by stevemiller (1062) 8 years ago

Sorry. You specifically wrote nothing. Getting angry won't work.

[-] 1 points by jph (2652) 8 years ago

anger is an energy. anger is an energy. anger is an energy.

may the road rise to you,. .

[-] 1 points by AMCD (46) from Antioch, CA 8 years ago

I disagree. Wall Street is intersection between money and politics.

Wall Street got us into this mess.

[-] 1 points by stevemiller (1062) 8 years ago

http://overthecoals.blogspot.com/

No chance for progress in America

The media pundits keep telling Americans on TV that we must have globalization, we must only elect Republicans and Democrats, we shouldn't have a class war, we should keep letting the politicians take bribes on the record and kickback favors for those bribes, and the list is a bottomless pit of stupidity,

Only people in a deep trance would be irrational. Americans are so arrogant and hypocritical that they'd prefer being destroyed by the pundits who use propaganda to keep them in a trance around the clock.

Obama has lied about everything he promised us. I don't care what color the president is if he's making decisions that will benefit all Americans with good job opportunities, fair taxation, and a great energy plan.

[-] 1 points by yasminec001 (584) 8 years ago

I suggest we demand a re-election of all incumbents, especially those in congress. Have you seen the amount of creepy-looking, stuffy old dudes in there?

[-] 1 points by stevemiller (1062) 8 years ago

I see privileged assholes. They fucked everybody, why are you so worried about age?

[-] 1 points by yasminec001 (584) 8 years ago

Ehhhhhhh it's a joke. Sorry. It's just always creeped me out, like they're soul-less. But what about the point of my statement?

[-] 1 points by stevemiller (1062) 8 years ago

What are the young wizards doing? Sitting in the park, holding signs.

They will vote for Obama again.

[-] 1 points by moediggity (646) from Houston, TX 8 years ago

Honestly, I highly doubt it.

[-] 1 points by stevemiller (1062) 8 years ago

You are very unrealistic. Speak for yourself, who will you vote for?

[-] 1 points by moediggity (646) from Houston, TX 8 years ago

I'll vote like the last time I did,for a 3rd party candidate or for an indy candidate. There's a huge backlash here against obama and the republicans. Don't start lumping the entire movement in with the ones that support obama. If you didn't also notice, theres also a push to put Ron Paul into office as well. And that doesn't make us all Paul fans either.

[-] 2 points by stevemiller (1062) 8 years ago

OK we're against Obama and the Republicans. You need to be for people and a party to get elected.

[-] 1 points by moediggity (646) from Houston, TX 8 years ago

Well then thats something that we need to start working on then.

[-] 1 points by stevemiller (1062) 8 years ago

I suggest starting work immediately. I recommend at least 8 hours each day to hear from prospective candidates to run for Congress. I suggest using the Staten Island Ferry which has bathrooms and the terminal which has chairs too.

Take no signs. Just be the general public. Let's not get rousted.

[-] 1 points by moediggity (646) from Houston, TX 8 years ago

Hmm make a post here on the forum then and lets get the ball rolling.

[-] 1 points by stevemiller (1062) 8 years ago

I don't know how to make a post. I'm a computer idiot. Use my post and create it here. Are you in Houston or NYC?

[-] 1 points by stevemiller (1062) 8 years ago

Use my blog and post anything you want on here. http://overthecoals.blogspot.com/

Americans are a bottomless pit of stupidity

There is no floor in this pit. The bottom does not exist. Each night Jon Stewart and Steve Colbert ridicule the leaders and most prominent powerful Americans. They are ridiculed for their bizarre, absurd thoughts which they communicate on a daily basis but no one in America understands that the politicians and pundits who manipulate all American behavior, are liars and stupid.

[-] 1 points by moediggity (646) from Houston, TX 8 years ago

I'm having a hard time disagreeing with you there.

[-] 1 points by stevemiller (1062) 8 years ago

See the link http://overthecoals.blogspot.com/

Use any post from my blog on this forum.

[-] 1 points by stevemiller (1062) 8 years ago

I voted for Nader. I want to vote for a 3rd party candidate who will get elected.

Nominate me, I'll get elected. Read my blog, I know the issues.

We have formed no party and no strategy. We aren't even trying. In fact OWS is trying not to have any leaders or any strategy except whining and sitting in the park. Campaigns are hard work.

[-] 0 points by sdcheung (76) 8 years ago

forget both parties...same coing different sides... third party here.

[-] 1 points by stevemiller (1062) 8 years ago

You just wrote nothing.

[-] 1 points by stevemiller (1062) 8 years ago

Re-electing them? That's what's going to happen.

There's no effort to nominate candidates by OWS. This ain't no joke, honey.

[-] 1 points by yasminec001 (584) 8 years ago

I'm not sure on the information, but this seems to be a pretty good declaration of what we want, including elections for a male and female candidate.

https://sites.google.com/site/the99percentdeclaration/

[-] 1 points by stevemiller (1062) 8 years ago

Name candidates please. You can't.

[-] 1 points by yasminec001 (584) 8 years ago

Well, no I havent, because the general assembly and the election for the candidates will occur in half a year from now.

[-] 1 points by stevemiller (1062) 8 years ago

Do you speak to the general assembly? Are you in NYC?

[-] 1 points by yasminec001 (584) 8 years ago

No I'm in Miami. I visit often to the group stationed here, but I have a part-time job (to provide for my little brother's condition) and I go to school full-time, as well as help my mom out at home..

So I don't always have the time to keep updated and involved as I want to, but I need to provide for my family.

Thank you for giving me your number, by the way. I appreciate your open mind. And yes, I agree. We cannot be lazy and we need a back-up plan for our back-up plan, as they say.

[-] 1 points by stevemiller (1062) 8 years ago

I understand you have obligations that must come first. Call me when you visit NYC. or call me anytime. email me justfacts.steve@gmail.com

[-] 1 points by stevemiller (1062) 8 years ago

I will be the first official OWS candidate to win the next election for the CT 4th district. My platform is described on my blog that I have been writing since 2006. read it http://overthecoals.blogspot.com/

More to come. I will be the Green Party candidate. Please support me and please nominate a Green Party candidate in every USA district.

Invite me to the general assembly to hear my strategy.

[-] 1 points by stevemiller (1062) 8 years ago

The general assembly needs to meet 8 to 10 hours each day hearing from prospective candidates for at least 1/2 hour each with follow up questions.

Sitting in the park is lazy.

[-] 1 points by stevemiller (1062) 8 years ago

Its a late start right now. What you just wrote proves you are very unrealistic.

The young people are uninformed.

[-] 1 points by stevemiller (1062) 8 years ago

OWS needs to convince union members to force union leaders to finance a 3rd party. Can you communicate that? The Dems have stabbed the unions.

[-] 1 points by yasminec001 (584) 8 years ago

You are speaking to the uninformed, as I obviously just told you.

[-] 1 points by stevemiller (1062) 8 years ago

OK

The only way to learn is to explore with an open mind. No one knows it all. I've been involved in politics for 40 years, so I have learned by watching. Stay in touch. My # is 203-612-1987