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Beginning to Wonder

Thu, 20 Oct 2011, 07:22 AM (-06:00)

“What are you doing, man?” “What do you mean?” “That Occupy Austin thing. Why on Earth are you wasting your time with that?” He stands there thinking for a while. “It’s a movement,” he said. “A movement that captures the spirit of what I think is wonderful with this country to characterize what has me […]

Occupy Ruminations

Wed, 19 Oct 2011, 06:16 PM (-06:00)

It must be said that you don’t see these folks toting guns. And you don’t see race-baiting or talk about Jews and ovens or faces of Obama superimposed on fascist uniforms. There are no screaming claims of sodomy or socialism or jokes about Obama rhyming with Osama or pokes at having Hussein as a middle […]

Occupy Impressions

Tue, 18 Oct 2011, 09:03 PM (-06:00)

It was 10:30 in the morning. I thought I was late, but the march wasn’t supposed to start for an hour. “Do you need any help?” I asked. “We’ve got it covered,” the girl behind the table told me. But just then someone walked up who did need help. So I filled up helium balloons. […]