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View Diary: I wasn't in favor of OWS. Now I am. (206 comments)

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  •  The system (4+ / 0-)

    will spit them out before they can accumulate enough power to do any serious good.  The only way they can amass enough levers to do anything serious is to "play ball" -- and in a corrupt system, you know what that means.

    •  in CA we still have the initiative process (1+ / 0-)
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      by ca democrat on Wed Nov 16, 2011 at 03:44:27 PM PST

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    •  Little steps are still forward movement (0+ / 0-)

      If we had politicians who were willing to challenge the accepted "truths" who had public support, even if they accomplished only small achievements, those achievements would chip away at the fortress.  There would eventually be a cumulative effect.  Just as we should not get discouraged if OWS does not achieve immediate results.  It will have a cumulative effect.  Already, it has put the isue of fairness and equity in the public discourse.  That will have a ripple effect.

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