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Everything The Media Told You About Occupy Wall Street Is Wrong

Occupy Wall Street OWS 2011

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#1 Balderdash

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Posted 24 October 2011 - 03:20 PM

The real Occupy Wall Street

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In fact, one of the first things I noticed was a sign posted on a wall that embraced "Kingian Nonviolence," the peaceful principles that guided Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.


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I've lived in New York City for 10 years, but I'd never been to Zuccotti Park until the Occupy Wall Street protests took place. I assumed the protesters were camped out at a park somewhere at the end of Wall Street, throwing around garbage and creating a mess.

Once again, I was wrong.

First, the group was clean, neat and orderly when I saw them. The park was actually cleaner than any park I've ever seen in New York City. Some demonstrators even walked around with brooms to clean up any mess that might have been left, and signs were posted advising the occupiers to observe a "good neighbor policy."

Another Democrat leaning Independent that has to search for truth because it can't be found on Fox News OR MSNBC.



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#2 Balderdash

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Posted 26 October 2011 - 09:54 AM

Maybe this got missed or lost in the shuffle but it's important that some actual
truth be told about this movement.

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#3 Tricia

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Posted 26 October 2011 - 11:29 AM

Sorry I must have  missed this.

I know that the Occupy Houston camp is clean.  I've seen it for myself while donating time and goods to them....including the dustpans and brooms requested on their FB page.

I'm tired of the attention paid only to the bad elements...every group has bad apples amongst them and those hooligans etc are the exception rather than the rule.

Maybe they should talk to more of the real people, not just the loudest ones.  

edited to add---you have to listen to the hateful media pundit talk first before it gets to the real people and their stories.


Edited by Tricia, 26 October 2011 - 01:09 PM.

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