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posted on Oct, 4 2011 @ 05:20 AM
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I have been reading through all of the threads regarding #occupy wall st, and I do not understand why wall street is being targeted instead of Washington DC and every state capitol. Is there anyone else who agrees or understands this better than I do?
I'm not trying to be rude, I truly wish to know




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posted on Oct, 4 2011 @ 05:24 AM
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There are new movements springing up across the country and world alike every day.

www.occupytogether.org...



posted on Oct, 4 2011 @ 05:29 AM
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Well the concensus seems to be, that the financing for the politicians is coming from wall street (goldman, s&p, and the like).
Also alot of lobbying is coming from Wall street to remove restrictions on trading and to keep the government from imposing new regulations to ensure that the economic stability of the country, and to reduce derivitive trading or at least regulating it (really it should not even be allowed to exist as a whole).

So it's kinda like trying to pull the tree out by the roots.



posted on Oct, 4 2011 @ 05:33 AM
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Capitial cities throughout the nation are not really being occupied because in most states the financial centre and hub is usually located in the state's largest cities and very few state capitals are online or soon to be as we speak :

Salt Lake City, Utah - Trenton, New Jersey - Oklahoma City, Oklahoma - Atlanta, Georgia - Madison, Wisconsin - Denver, Colorado - Austin, Texas - Providence, Rhode Island - Raleigh, North Carolina - Tallahassee, Florida - Minneapolis, Minnesota - Albany, New York.

Expecting Washington, D.C, and Ottawa, Ontario, Canada to be online shortly.
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posted on Oct, 4 2011 @ 05:40 AM
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Thanks for the replies.
Wouldn't it be more effective to go straight to the lawmakers that made wall streets thievery possible?
Maybe I am a bit slow at this time in the morning

While I completely understand the motivation behind the occupy Wall Street, I just can't help but feel in my gut that something is off about this....

Will keep my eyes open.



posted on Oct, 4 2011 @ 05:48 AM
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Well the problem with going after the lawmakers is that they are also controlled by these same people.

It would take an exorbant amount of money and time to go after the court system, the lawmakers are in congress, but to go after them you have to go after the supreme court first... and it's not easy getting there.

The lobbyist go after the lawmakers and they control them. It would be inefficient to do it that way.

They have the right idea of going after wall street, but their timing is off and they lack leadership, because any lleader would be a target.



posted on Oct, 4 2011 @ 05:49 AM
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What do they call the area where the lobbyists live? K Street?

That would be a great place to start. Tell all of the scum to tell their employers to get the # out, lest they be dragged out with their legs tied to the back of a pick up



posted on Oct, 4 2011 @ 05:56 AM
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One of the principle objectives of this sit in is to get the populous infuriated with the course of today and vow to not allow or elect idiots who do noting for the 99% crowd for which at least 98% of people here qualify under. Awaken the populous to the scam first, then replacement of every elected seat at The Federal level.



posted on Oct, 4 2011 @ 06:26 AM
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Originally posted by desertdweller1
I have been reading through all of the threads regarding #occupy wall st, and I do not understand why wall street is being targeted instead of Washington DC and every state capitol. Is there anyone else who agrees or understands this better than I do?


Could it be that the "protesters" are being led by the nose ?

Could it be that this "protest" effort is being funded and financed by somebody ?

Somebody like organizations that may actually be creating a diversion ?

Somebody like "socialist" NGO's ?

NGO's that may very well be funded by government grants and high finance "charities" like The Tides Foundation (George Soros) ?

NGO's that are the same ones that "helped" the Middle East "revolutions" ?

NGO's like Acorn that "helped" terrorize voters ?

occupywallst.org...

usdayofrage.org...

check the other threads for funding details.

some surprises may surprise you.

While the general theme of this effort may be well intended and justified,
We must all be aware that the organizers might have a profit agenda.
And we will not be included in that profit !
We are already victims, don't be another victim.

The nation's capital and state capitals are too close to home.
Think about it.

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posted on Oct, 4 2011 @ 06:29 AM
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It has more to do with the bailouts of Wall St to the tune of Billions of Dollars which the Banks have not recirculated back into the economy.

Wall St was also heavily invested in real estate causing the crash in order to foreclose on homes and to own real estate at pennies on the dollar.

The flow and availability of money is what controls the economy, and not government.
The Govt did what was necessary in providing the Bailouts to Wall St and it's Wall St. who hasn't followed through.

Small businesses cannot get any money (which was the purpose of the bailouts) in which to grow their businesses and to hire on new people which is hurting the economy as well.

Wall St and the likes of Goldman Sachs are also as to why Greece is in a financial crises as well as the USA.

The politicians in govt merely answer to the Wall St. Bankers....which is why most are millionaires .


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posted on Oct, 4 2011 @ 07:51 AM
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Originally posted by desertdweller1
Thanks for the replies.
Wouldn't it be more effective to go straight to the lawmakers that made wall streets thievery possible?
Maybe I am a bit slow at this time in the morning

While I completely understand the motivation behind the occupy Wall Street, I just can't help but feel in my gut that something is off about this....

Will keep my eyes open.


A girlfriend I was with once told me that the difference between a Leftist and a Liberal is "a Liberal sees babies floating helplessly in a river and jumps in to save the babies, whereas a Leftist races upstream to stop the babies from being tossed into the river." The idiots who run our government are like those babies, except that instead of drowning in a river, they're being destroyed by enormously powerful international financial interests. What's been tried in the past (by Liberals) is to run candidates that were less likely to be readily corrupted against the candidates that made no bones about their alignment with those big money interests. The last 4 years showcased the fact that this approach will never work. Hell, the Libs had a super-majority in the Congress and the WH, and barely got anything through to challenge the Healthcare Insurance industry, even with so many victims of that obscene system to point to. So, the Left has decided to stop deferring to the Liberals in this situation, and has started heading upstream to address the problem at its source.

The protests are also being staged to teach the average American that the source of the problem - and the proper place to target a solution - is not at the statehouse, where the revolving door is well established and booting one crew out simply opens the door for the next crew of Wall St. henchmen to come in and replace the last. Ground Zero in this battle for survival is where the moneyed interests are located (symbolically speaking, of course). This isn't a protest against government. This is a protest against the leaders of the global corporate elite, and what it's been doing to undermine our society and our financial stability.

This is also trying to alert the average US citizen that corporations are not your mother or your father. They don't care about you, and you need to start thinking differently about them. The average American has been taught to look to corporations for their food, shelter, medical care, safety and security, self image, future hopes and eventually for their retirement security. The entire social fabric of the US is now provided by corporate conglomerates, and the fact that these monstrosities have developed a vested interest in the decline of the US economy and in the relative decline in the average US citizen's standard of living makes this dependence on this "private sector" an extremely dangerous situation for the US as a sovereign whole. The corporate media did too good of a job in raising these post WWII generations of kids, and now international financial predators have assumed control over what might've been meant as a societal counter-balance against too much political power centered in Washington DC (maybe with good intention, considering the post WWII/Cold War mentality of the decades when the media rose in cultural prominence, and especially after witnessing the rise of political extremism in Germany before the war)

What's clear is that the "private sector" (I'm not referring to small business, or even the medium size businesses that are also trying to survive all of this) has since changed significantly, and its leadership has tossed off the restrictions of citizenship for a much more immediate and palpable alignment - service to the powerful few who own large percentages of their companies' stock and the destinies of what these huge corporations have become - unique geopolitical entities in their own right. The intricately aligned international banks - with unified vested interest when it comes to larger trends and developments - are literally a more powerful unified force than any half-dozen nations combined, regardless of which 6 you choose. More powerful that the United Nations, easily.

And I'm not thinking Illuminati or One-World Government here. I'm just looking at the capacity they have to make the world jump by simply downgrading bond ratings. Imagine if they decided to target a nation for elimination by shutting down its ability to borrow. The collapse would be immediate, regardless of which country it might be, and where would the bombers and fighter jets scramble toward? Zürich? London? Dubai? Beijing? Maybe Wall St. itself? The truth is that the international banking center doesn't physically exist, and there's nowhere to attack in defense if they decide to kill you off as a nation due to your being a bad financial risk.

The protests are dealing with complicated issues. One thing's certain, the problem isn't the statehouse, so why go there.



posted on Oct, 4 2011 @ 08:02 AM
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Is very simple, when you want prostitution to stop you got after the pimp daddies.

Wall street are the pimp daddies, congress are the whores working for them.



posted on Oct, 5 2011 @ 05:25 AM
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A march on both C and K Street during the DC march may be in order. Go to the OccupyDC page on FB, like, and post to the wall this suggestion!



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