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To Occupy Oakland: Stop Burning Flags, You Morons!

January 31, 2012
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To Occupy Oakland: Stop Burning Flags, You Morons!

I denounce and reject the burning of an American flag by anyone involved with any Occupy group. I occupy to build a better America, not to torch the place. What a stupid, childish little tantrum. These young men at Occupy Oakland played right into the hands of Fox News and the rest of the establishment…

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Greenville Journal: Corruption Opposed, Not Success

January 26, 2012
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Greenville Journal: Corruption Opposed, Not Success

Don’t panic, folks, the Occupy movement is fighting against crony capitalism, not main street capitalism. [The Greenville Journal published my Op/Ed piece "Corruption Opposed, Not Success" (pdf here) in their January 20, 2012 edition. The Journal doesn't currently publish and online edition that I can link to, so I am posting the original text that…

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Greenville Journal Publishes Occupy Wall Street Account

November 19, 2011
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Greenville Journal Publishes Occupy Wall Street Account

The Greenville Journal published my account of my first trip to Occupy Wall Street in their November 18, 2011 edition, In My Own Words section. I don’t believe they publish the Journal online, so you’ll have to find a printed copy. Their website lists locations where the Journal can be found. I’ve requested permission to…

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Occupy Cal Students Show Unbelievable Bravery Against Police Brutality

November 12, 2011
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Occupy Cal Students Show Unbelievable Bravery Against Police Brutality

Occupy Cal: This is what Courage looks like If you’re an American or anyone around the globe, who saw America’s constitutionally-guaranteed rights of free speech and peaceful assembly as proof that some pockets of liberty can take hold, this video of California police officers pummeling unarmed students will break your heart.  At the same time,…

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Backlash To Right-Wing Extremism Begins With 2011 Elections

November 9, 2011
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Backlash To Right-Wing Extremism Begins With 2011 Elections

Backlash to the right-wing mania that swept the country in 2010 has picked up serious momentum with the 2011 off-year election results. Sanity and the wisdom of the 99% scored three big wins in yesterday’s elections: Ohio voters overturned the anti-union bill pushed by Republican Gov. John Kasich and the Republican-controlled Ohio legislature. Mississippi voters…

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My Occupy Wall Street Statement

November 8, 2011
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My Occupy Wall Street Statement

Before I drove from South Carolina to New York to join the Occupy Wall Street movement, I wrote a little statement that I intended to deliver to the Occupiers via the “people’s mic.” But as I sat through my first evening’s general assembly, I was humbled and decided I’d be better off listening than talking.…

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Checkout my Occupy Wall Street Photo page

November 6, 2011
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Checkout my Occupy Wall Street Photo page

I spent three days, two nights at Occupy Wall Street, New York City, October 21-23, 2011. I snapped a few shots, and they don’t all suck. Have a look: Occupy Wall Street Photos Tweet This Post

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Gov. Scott Walker, Mic Checked By Stand Up! Chicago

November 6, 2011
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Gov. Scott Walker, Mic Checked By Stand Up! Chicago

Most days, Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker is too absorbed with the business of consolidating the wealth of his friends and donors to think about the bottom 99% of Wisconsinites. Not this day: Tweet This Post

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