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The goal to people like Ketchup is very, very clear. It can be articulated in one word—REBELLION. These protesters have not come to work within the system. They are not pleading with Congress for electoral reform. They know electoral politics is a farce and have found another way to be heard and exercise power. They have no faith, nor should they, in the political system or the two major political parties. They know the press will not amplify their voices, and so they created a press of their own. They know the economy serves the oligarchs, so they formed their own communal system. This movement is an effort to take our country back.
Originally posted by illuminatislave
Who are these leaders you speak of? Leaders that are already in government? Leaders that are financed by George Soros? Unless they are not brave souls that are born out of this movement, you have to be very careful about who you wish to have leading a bunch of outraged people.
There's a reason why I am glad that people are hesitant to make a hierarchy. Honestly, if these protests help to educate the public that something STINKS in this country, then it has done a world of good. We are far more aware of the criminal activity going on in government and their friends with benefits in the corporate world now then we were 4 years ago.
Maybe we are sick of leadership. Everyone has a price. Nobody is perfect. I believe that there is too much infighting to come together under one common brand. We all have one thing in common though. We are tired of the current leadership. We can burn this one down and then turn our guns to each other till the last one stands. There is not one system of government that has proven itself effective of not becoming tyrannical. Academics can spurt out all the bs speculation they want, all government eventually has the same result. This isn't the civil rights movement. Those days are long gone. This is much bigger and chaos plays an important part in the systems collapse. What comes after is more fighting, because people's ambitions go in many different directions at once.