I believe that Occupy is taking advantage of the hubris of the 1%. They have shown us their neck and with only with a peaceful, intellectual edict we will have them.
The first and most effective avenue for change is Jury Duty. This much maligned form of Citizenship is actually the fastest, most financially viable way to affect real change that elections used to have but has become nothing more than setting for the generational transfer of cynicism. See anything regarding California's failed experiment with Term Limits.
What I can offer as I am disabled due to an auto accident in which I was struck and am unable to attend Occupy, is the knowledge and experience that anger and time has transformed me into a prism of possibility.
Look at the holdings of insurance companies. They have long been the cause of many of our problems that include the tax-free internet, which is a low and medium-end job destroyer and this alone has destroyed entry-level wages as well as local and state real estate and sales tax revenues.
I know this is boring stuff but this is the type of stuff, from REIT's and MLP's, tax-free pass-throughs, that insurance companies have created to avoid taxes and thus government funding.
This is the type of stuff that is the sole of the foot they have placed on our neck and only Jury Duty in Civil Courts have a chance at mathematically and fiancially weakening them so that we can get up and fight them.
This is just the beginning.
The meek shall inherit the Earth and this is how.
Human generosity towards one and other; paying it forward with other people's money. That's how they do it, it's just our money they are using, now lets us theirs.
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