Posted 10 years ago on April 16, 2012, 5:36 p.m. EST by hchc
from Tampa, FL
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This is what happens to movements that are deemed a threat. The media puts it in a L or R corner, gets the other to attack it, and the other 95% of the people in this country that dont care, just make their opinions based on what the TV says.
Then you have forums like this one. Full of great talk when it got going. Then the political hacks come out of the woodwork, fuck it all up. If someone just logged in here for the first time, the only thing they would see is a bunch of pro-Obama hacks that are
A) happy to keep playing the establishment games B)fine with voting for one of two warmongering parties C) have no desire to do anything different, just want to post on the internet
And that, my friends, is not a good representation of Occupy is about. Occupy discusses things from all angles. Occupy understands that we, ourselves, are partly to blame for this mess. Occupy understands that rampant apathy is a major enemy to change.
And last but not least, Occupy understands that all those that havent been assume that we are all just a bunch of Obama cheerleaders, and Im not sure about the rest of you....but....
That shit really pisses me off! How the hell could I be fed up and ready to fight, and then endorse the Duopoly in the same breath?
So I plead to everyone who is new to this site, please take it with a grain of salt. And then go visit your local site. That is where the real action takes place, at the local levels. Please go visit with an open mind, and find out where you fit in. There is room for all types.