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  •  Since money seems to make the world go (1+ / 0-)
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    round, you will indeed see change.  Bloomberg isn't using his personal fortune to pay for this police occupation.  He's using taxpayer money.  The reason for the coordinated and vicious attacks are because they can't keep up the police presence much longer.  Even cops don't want to be out in the snow 'guarding' the Occupy.  
    They made one big 'push', hoping to break our backs.  They haven't produced a violent reaction from OWS, they haven't been successful in evicting or attempting to eradicate the movement, and they are running out of money to do it with.  They were hoping for some violence, so that they could get Federal backing, like the National Guard.  A continued non-violent protest will simply wear them down to our level at some point.  
    It will get worse before it gets better.  For your own mental health, just step away from the news and the blogs for a day or two.  That's what I do, and it helps me a lot.  You can't pay attention to this 24/7 - it would kill you.

    #OccupyOMC - "We have a permit, its called The Constitution".

    by Evolutionary on Wed Nov 16, 2011 at 10:50:31 AM PST

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    •  You're right.... and THANKS. Seriously, I guess (1+ / 0-)
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      I love my country (or what's LEFT of IT) too much, or some dorky thing like that.  If you're out there in NYC, take care.....

      You never turned around to see the frowns on the jugglers and the clowns when they all did tricks for you. ~ Dylan

      by Saint Jimmy on Wed Nov 16, 2011 at 12:13:52 PM PST

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      •  Not in NYC, but have been to Occupy Oakland (1+ / 0-)
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        several times in the last few weeks.  I have to take breaks from it, and even from Kos, just to get some brain down-time.  Uplifting movies seem to help :).

        #OccupyOMC - "We have a permit, its called The Constitution".

        by Evolutionary on Wed Nov 16, 2011 at 01:15:18 PM PST

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