Fall is arriving gradually, almost painfully emerging from the torpor of this past summer. The trees have seemed bowed, awaiting the long winter's nap, and a good rest. After this past week of exciting developments across the entire world, begun by #OccupyWallStreet, I feel a bit like resting, too. But we need to push on...
Here's a saying I found this morning in a stack of index cards--(in my own handwriting, but haven't the foggiest recollection of where or when I wrote it) as I was neatening the supplies closet:
"Even if you're on the right track, you'll get run over if you just sit there."
And there are plenty of vultures waiting to "co-opt" and then consume this burgeoning OCCUPATION. We must stand strong, united, and peaceful. Characterizing the 99% as a "dangerous mob" -- Ann Coulter and Eric Cantor--shows you where the 1% is coming from. I was appalled to see one of the photographs yesterday that showed a third story series of windows, to which the "occupiers inside" had cleverly penned, "We ARE the 1%"
Yes, this Americn Autumn is only the beginning...we have a long way to go. "And miles to go before I sleep..."
Have a good weekend, dear readers. I hope I have helped elucidate the issues and the struggles and made you a bit more comfortable with the ideas espoused, and a bit less comfortable with personal inaction. Join us. We (and you) are the 99%.
See you Monday!