I don't understand the 'vote' to occupy the pearl? I don't live in the Pearl, but the people I know who do live there don't belong to the 1%. The people I know who live there have small studio apartments and live there to be close to work and save money on car ownership. They made the decision that its cheaper to live near downtown then commute from suburbs - a responsible decision. Why do the occupiers want to ruin their sleep? Most of the people who live there need to go to work in the morning. If the occupiers keep up their occupation of our cities the only people they will hurt are the people who live in those cities and, as a result, fuel more movement to the suburbs. It sounds like there are some real arrogant idiots in this campaign who are motivated not by the desire to eliminate corporate/1% influence in politics but instead by plain jealously of anyone who has a decent paying job. I still support the original OWS campaign and its ideals.. which, I believe, truly represented the 99%. But everyday this drags on, it seems the number of people it actually represents drops. Right now it's seems to be well under 50%. The 99% has to be motivated not by jealously of wealthy people - but instead anger over how some of those who have wealth have used it to change societies rules to ensure they get richer.
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