With the Occupy Wall Street protests going strong, and the Tea Party having had much mainstream success so far, I thought it would be interesting to look at what these two groups, so similar while so different, got right , and what they got wrong. Not politically, but organizationally. To do this, I am going to present a list of thinks to do and not do when organizing your protest group.
1: Do have a leadership, and make sure it is a good one.
A quick look at OWS will
Ok, this topic is peculating around the boards in a big way with the AG saying that they would no longer defend DOMA. There has been a ton of misinformation being passed around about that(DOMA is still enforced, and DOMA can only be declared unconstitutional by the court system, this decision does not declare DOMA unconstitutional), but that is not what I want to talk about here. It is just why I started this blog entry. What I want to do is briefly address the legal challenges to DOMA and anti-SSM