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    Would you leave the park?

    Let's say you were part of the Occupy, Tea Party or other movement you care about in large city. You've been camped out in this part for several weeks. The mayor of the city decides that enough is enough and you cannot occupy the park for as long as you want to. The mayor orders the police to evict you and your group from the park.

    Do you leave or do you stand your ground?
    Last edited by Josie; 11-13-11 at 10:19 AM.


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    Re: Would you leave the park?

    This, of course, depends on the legality factor.
    So, as usual, no vote..
    The point is, things are not as good as they can be, IMO.
    Wall street must either be reformed or it must clean its own house.
    Until this happens, kudos to the occupiers.. but they may have to "sit in" forever...
    The problem is man's greed...this must be controlled.

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    Re: Would you leave the park?

    Quote Originally Posted by Josie View Post
    Let's say you were part of the Occupy, Tea Party or other movement you care about in large city. You've been camped out in this part for several weeks. The mayor of the city decides that enough is enough and you cannot occupy the park for as long as you want to. The mayor orders the police to evict you and your group from the park.

    Do you leave or do you stand your ground?
    Well more so - I wouldn't even be there to begin with.

    I don't believe I have to make myself miserable and homeless in order to make changes in this country happen.
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    Re: Would you leave the park?

    Quote Originally Posted by Aunt Spiker View Post
    Well more so - I wouldn't even be there to begin with.

    I don't believe I have to make myself miserable and homeless in order to make changes in this country happen.
    I'm pretty much here. The OWS movement has no voice...and the voices it does have are a cross between radicals and idiots. If they had a common cause that I believed in, though, I'd want to be arrested.
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    Re: Would you leave the park?

    I wouldn't be there in the first place... but if i was and with threatened with arrest, i'd go away.

    inconsequential martyrdom is kinda silly to me, so I won't volunteer to be arrested..... i'd prefer to fight smarter than that.

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    Re: Would you leave the park?

    Quote Originally Posted by earthworm View Post
    The problem is man's greed...this must be controlled.
    Good luck with that.


    Quote Originally Posted by Aunt Spiker View Post
    Well more so - I wouldn't even be there to begin with.

    I don't believe I have to make myself miserable and homeless in order to make changes in this country happen.
    Same here. The fatal flaw in the OWS movement is lack of organization. What do they want? Oh, they have this vague... and unrealistic in the sense that it ain't gonna happen... ideal, but who is able to sit down and articulate anything?

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    Re: Would you leave the park?

    i'm wondering... for those whom would be arrested during the course of supporting their cause.... what do you hope do gain by doing so?

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    Re: Would you leave the park?

    I'd just leave, and go somewhere else.
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    Re: Would you leave the park?

    I would leave. I have no interest in jail. But you shouldn't really ask me, I'm kind of a little bitch when it comes to anything that could involve jail time. There are ways other than standing in a park by which changes can be made.

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    Re: Would you leave the park?

    Quote Originally Posted by Josie View Post
    Let's say you were part of the Occupy, Tea Party or other movement you care about in large city. You've been camped out in this part for several weeks. The mayor of the city decides that enough is enough and you cannot occupy the park for as long as you want to. The mayor orders the police to evict you and your group from the park.

    Do you leave or do you stand your ground?
    Hell yes I would leave the park! To take a nice **** or get a nice shower.
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