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(I don't know how long it is going to take for these protesters and everyone else fed up with what our politicians have done to this country, to realize that it is CONGRESS that needs to be occupied and shut down). But . . . 

 

 

 

 

 

Occupy Protesters Vow to Shut Down Obama Office

Occupy Protesters Vow to Shut Down Obama Office
President Obama (Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)
 

On the three-month anniversary of the Occupy Wall Street movement, Occupy Des Moines activists on Saturday threatened to shut down an Obama-campaign office in Iowa, even if it means they have to set up camp around the clock.

 

"We have every intention to keep this place closed down until we are satisfied," Frank Cordaro, an activist and founder of the Catholic Worker group in Des Moines, told the Associated Press.

 

The group wants Obama to cut military spending by half and to "dismantle our U.S. military empire ... so we can create jobs, balance the budget, meet our people's needs here and help the human community to heal our dying planet." When the group arrived, they put up a sign saying "Obama's Former Headquarters" as they found the doors locked.

 

One of the activists, Julie Brown, who voted for Obama in 2008, said she no longer believed in him. "We need a real leader who will put this country back to work," she said.

 

An Obama-campaign spokesman declined to comment on the matter.

 

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AFRICAN AMERICA IS AT WAR

THERE IS A RACE WAR ON AFRICAN AMERICA

THERE IS A RACE WAR ON AFRICAN AMERICANS

THERE IS A RACE WAR ON BLACK PEOPLE IN AMERICA

AMERICA'S RACISTS HAVE INFILTRATED AMERICAN POLICE FORCES TO WAGE A RACE WAR AGAINST BLACK PEOPLE IN AMERICA

THE BLACK RACE IS AT WAR

FIRST WORLD WAR:  THE APPROXIMATELY 6,000 YEAR WORLD WAR ON AFRICA AND THE BLACK RACE

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It was Bush's stupidity and presidency that CREATED the widening of the gap between the 1% and the 99%.  We had a SURPLUS of funds when he took office ... and it was his idiocy (plus the starting of 2 wars and billions of tax cuts to the rich with no offsetting ways to fund them except by using taxpayer (i.e. OUR) money.

 

By the time "the 99%" figured out that there WAS a need to "protest/occupy" because Bush and his Republican cohorts had bankrupted our economy .... he was on his way out, leaving the mess to President Obama, and there was no TIME to pitch a "protest" against him over what he had done. 

 

I agree with Sunnubian that these protester's direction is misguided ... they are definitely barking up the wrong tree as far as who they should be holding responsible for the crisis ... and it's solution!! 

 

But ... perhaps these OWS protesters are targeting the President because they realize that being a Democrat and NOT a Republican ... there might just be a snowball's chance in hell that he'd be willing to do something about it.  Because as we all know .... talking to a Republican is like talking to a wax dummy ... and then expecting it to answer you with some type of intelligent response! 

 

It just ain't gonna happen!! 

Originally Posted by EbonyRose:

It was Bush's stupidity and presidency that CREATED the widening of the gap between the 1% and the 99%.  We had a SURPLUS of funds when he took office ... and it was his idiocy (plus the starting of 2 wars and billions of tax cuts to the rich with no offsetting ways to fund them except by using taxpayer (i.e. OUR) money.

 

By the time "the 99%" figured out that there WAS a need to "protest/occupy" because Bush and his Republican cohorts had bankrupted our economy .... he was on his way out, leaving the mess to President Obama, and there was no TIME to pitch a "protest" against him over what he had done. 

 

I agree with Sunnubian that these protester's direction is misguided ... they are definitely barking up the wrong tree as far as who they should be holding responsible for the crisis ... and it's solution!! 

 

But ... perhaps these OWS protesters are targeting the President because they realize that being a Democrat and NOT a Republican ... there might just be a snowball's chance in hell that he'd be willing to do something about it.  Because as we all know .... talking to a Republican is like talking to a wax dummy ... and then expecting it to answer you with some type of intelligent response! 

 

It just ain't gonna happen!! 

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Domestic economic policies to military foreign affairs, little to be distinguished between Bush and Obama.

 

Bush created, Obama expanded. What part do you not understand?

 

CIA Lawyer: Obama endorsed nearly all of Bush-era programs

http://www.rawstory.com/rawrep...l-bush-era-programs/

 

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