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Response to xchrom (Original post)

Mon Apr 16, 2012, 10:43 AM

3. My experience was entirely different.

One person mentioned Obama once, and then someone else said that the 99%/Occupy movement is needed to keep him honest. So if the one mention was intended to refocus the movement (and I don't think it was), it did not work.

Yes. A lot of the people are older. But it's about time we find a way to get involved and at least support some of the Occupy activities. We have been hurt worse than any other group by the economic crimes of Wall Street. After all, it's our money those guys are playing with -- our pensions if we are so lucky as to have one -- our 401(K)s if we saved and haven't already lost our life's harvest -- and it's our Social Security money that they have a hankering for right now.

So, older people need to find a way to support and participate in the Occupy activities, but we aren't up to spending weeks living in tents -- and you wouldn't want us spoiling the fun anyway.

Yet, Occupy needs to reach out to older people because we are the 99% too.

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