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It has been awhile since Occupy Wall Street was held as a protest.

If you remember, congressional members and most media said it was a “fractionated” movement with no clear message.

It was the reason given for not giving it any attention when it occurred and was quickly out of news headlines.

Throughout the country, more than 1 million people participated in it.

Funny that our government defined it in such a way so they did not have to heed why it was done.

Eventually, law enforcement made the remaining permanent sites take down their tents, and the movement did fractionate into a lot of protest groups.

You can find them on the Internet.

It seems to me that the movement did have a very clear message.

Common to every protest was the objection to a business system created to keep and spread the gap between the rich and the middle and lower class of our country.

There has been no legislation aimed to stop this. In fact, quite the opposite.

Our trade representatives continue to pursue the creation of multi-country free trade agreements, and our executive has done so with more individual countries.

Has this brought the gap under control?

Has the creation of more jobs through these means increased the economic, political and social status of the middle and lower classes of our country?

Or has rule by the wealthy in our elective federal offices continued to pursue ways to keep the gap spreading?

The fact remains that it is spreading.

It is the one thing that the rich want to maintain.

Keep this in mind when you vet who you vote for in the coming elections.

Find out what the candidates think of this and how they intend to stop it, if at all.

People can become wealthy without becoming rulers of us all.

Already we are ruled by the wealthy.

Our president, senators and congressman are all members of the high class.

Thus, our laws are passed by those in the high class: legislation without representation.

Our exectutive continues to enact trade agreements without approval of Congress.

We need to change this. And it is up to voters to do so. It is up to you.

Doug Anderson


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