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  •  Grow 2nd. Realize What Happened First. (0+ / 0-)

    It's a very daunting problem for the average reasonable person to know much of anything relevant and accurate about the country or our history these past 40 years. We're seeing in the unions and Occupy the very, very earliest glimmerings of recognition.

    Everybody knows that things suck, but at at this point so little is commonly understood about how and why, that consensus solutions right now will give us at best a 3rd way slower conservative decline.

    We are called to speak for the weak, for the voiceless, for victims of our nation and for those it calls enemy.... --ML King "Beyond Vietnam"

    by Gooserock on Sun Oct 09, 2011 at 07:24:33 AM PDT

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      I've been closely following the OWS movement and my sense is that they definitely get the how and why. I do agree that given the extent of corruption it's difficult to filter through the BS, so I was surprised that OWS seemed to have managed to do precisely that. And now they're educating the rest of America.

      "It depends what the meaning of 'is', is"
      Platform of the "New" Neoliberal Democratic Party
      Speaking out of one side of their mouth for the little guy, their nominal constituency, and the other for the plutocracy, their real constituency.

      by Sanctimonious on Sun Oct 09, 2011 at 08:50:33 AM PDT

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