Posted 12 years ago on Sept. 20, 2011, 6:31 p.m. EST by Paaatriot101
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Debbie Paulsen> Love you and respect what you are doing:)
I am recovering from cancer, but working diligently from home for exposure so that we the People can move on towards demands. Information supports Yahoo is hindering communications. I have been a news contributor with them for years, since before they took over Associated Content> I wrote the following article, which with my tenure would have normally published automatically< It did not< HERE IS YAHOO MESSAGE TO CONTRIBUTING AUTHORS: "Contributors are currently experiencing multiple site issues, including difficulty staying signed in and/or submitting content. While we are actively addressing these issues, we recommend saving your work in an external program and refraining from submitting content. We will remove this message when site stability returns".
HERE IS THE ARTICLE IN ITS ENTIRETY >
WHAT IS OCCUPY WALL ST. Occupy Wall St. has been called a "pointless sleepover" by some, a “Non Event” by others. Many are impatiently waiting for "something" to "happen"> disappointed, and easily distracted because they "see" no excitement and feel no clear "purpose" to relate to. We The People need to stand firm and be patient, and continue working together to promote awareness and encourage others to "get on board". Become a Board Member for a Better America.
PEOPLE HAVE QUESTIONS AND WANT TO KNOW,
Many people are saying that they are not hearing much on the news and don’t understand what Occupy Wall St. stands for, they would like clarification:
"What am I getting on "board" for?”
“Every good protest has a specific cause and clear set of demands outlining what is required to end the protest, what are the demands of the Occupy Wall St. movement?”
THIS GENERAL STATEMENT MAY HELP EXPLAIN THAT FOR THOSE INTERESTED BUT UNSURE
"Organizing immense masses of individuals does take time. We are divided not only by physical miles, but by cultural and historical, ethical and ethnic space as well. We have many differences of opinion, but we do agree there is "something wrong", and fueled by a sense of compassion and frustration we are coming together, and for the moment that is enough.”
Continued unity with open and intelligent discussion and information sharing will determine the most pressing Needs and Concerns of The People.
It will be the NEEDS of the people that will determine the demands;
Until this very complex process is completed specific "demands" will not be presented.
We must first gather and process all of the input and information, only then can a clear, concise presentable list of implementable demands for real change and justice be prepared and presented.".
IS THIS REALLY A BIG MOVEMENT?
YES! It is not at all uncommon for media in any country to downplay protests. Occupy Wall St. IS right at the stage it should be right now. Staying calm, and preparing to hunker down for the long haul and hold LIBERTY PARK. The "PURPOSE" at the moment is to create unity, identify resources and locate our most effective leaders. We need individuals at logistics levels, as well as those with communication skills; especially eloquent intelligent spokespeople that can come from the heart and not a page.
FOR NOW, WHAT CAN PEOPLE DO?
SUPPORT THOSE HOLDING LIBERTY PARK> DEMAND MEDIA COVERAGE> No matter what small town you live in you can help. Roaming pickets in front of small town media offices can be a very important initiative at the individual level. You only need 2 or more people to be effective. Choose a location and stroll with your support signs, speaking to pedestrians when possible. If you raise awareness with a few people you have succeeded, if you are asked to leave by authorities, comply, you have succeeded, you got attention. Take pictures, post story anywhere online you can. Use all social utility networks at your disposal to promote promote promote. Call and be heard, ask why this is not on the news. ABC 147 Columbus Ave., Ny, NY Phone: 212-456-7777 BBC America 747 Third Avenue, 6th Floor, NY, NY 10017 Phone: 212-705-9300 CBS News 524 W. 57 St., NY NY, Phone: 212-975-4321 Many Individuals are USING THE MACHINE TO BEAT THE MACHINE> TWITTER CELEBS> TWITTER NEWS AGENCIES> FLOOD FACEBOOK WALLS> DEMAND COVERAGE. Hopefully very soon websites will organize and begin offering pdf. files for literature handouts. Start a webpage For example start a SOWS Page, Support Occupation Wall St., providing important links and information such as:
Legal help through National Lawyers Guild 212 679 6016 WITNESS FOR THEIR CONTINUED SAFETY>
Follow Livestream and UStream video coverage and comment often.
IF AT ALL POSSIBLE GO TO LIBERTY PARK> If you live in the area offer water, food, or batteries, cell phone time, if nothing else encouragement.
If you can get to New York< reinforcements are and will always be needed.
This will not end next week> the people intend to peacefully occupy Wall st. and hold Liberty Park for months, and they need support so that TPTB know this> speak up for Occupy Wall St.> Let the TPTB and main stream media know this will not end by using the regular response> which is ignoring the people>
When the time is ripe demands will be clarified and presented.
After finding out I could not publish I went a step further:
So I went their Facebook groups page,
I started a new conversation topic thread titled:
Is Recent Submission "Problem" Related to Occupy Wall St.?"
here is link to that FB groups page to comment:
Here is what I said> I have been a long standing member here, like many others, for years, and I have never received this message before: "Contributors are currently experiencing multiple site issues, including difficulty staying signed in and/or submitting content. While we are actively addressing these issues, we recommend saving your work in an external program and refraining from submitting content. We will remove this message when site stability returns".
The article in question was titled "What Is Occupy Wall St.". Since I write mainly for pleasure and experience and exposure here it is important to me that my freedom of expression remains free. There are a number of you tube and internet articles claiming Yahoo in particular is hindering Occupy Wall st communications> Input anyone? I am busy with a number of projects but will check in tomorrow for responses. Management level replies welcome too, because I would like to publish my article:)
TY We ARE ALL OUR OWN SPOKESPERSON:) Spread the Love, Keep it peaceful, Hold Liberty Park until we are better organized:) Debra Paulsen Hogansville Ga.
If interested I do have a rough draft for Just such a revolution that I could update< it was written in 2008 I tried to start a Miracle on Pennsylvania Petition:) GL and Stay Safe all