From:   acpollack2@juno.com
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Subject:   Re: [september17discuss] Group Claims to represent Occupy Wall Street Demands
 

 where was this published or which list was it on?
we definitely need our own LOC analysis -- and to make clear to followers of OWS that these assholes don't speak for us
sorry for the harsh language but the contradiction between the tens of thousands of young workers marching today who want jobs, cancellation of their debt, etc., and these right-wing maniacs with their economic conspiracy theories is just too infuriating
 
 


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Date: Wed, 5 Oct 2011 18:04:25 -0400 (EDT)

Jackie is right as always

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From: Jackie DiSalvo <jdisalvo@nyc.rr.com>
To: september17 <september17@googlegroups.com>
Cc: labor-outreach-committee <labor-outreach-committee@googlegroups.com>
Sent: Wed, Oct 5, 2011 12:49 pm
Subject: [september17discuss] Group Claims to represent Occupy Wall
Street Demands

This group purports to speak for us; I’mafraid that’s the danger when
we don’t officially approve our own demands      Occupy  Wall Street -
Official Demands                            Written by Anonymous        

The  Sovereign People's Movement, represented nationally through the
people  occupying the various Liberty Square locations across this
great country,  have laid out and democratically submitted and are
currently voting on the  list of following Demands to then be distilled
into one Unified Common demand  of the people.   Participate in
Democracy and  Vote Here to Have Your Voice Heard
 
LIST OF PROPOSED "DEMANDS FOR CONGRESS"  1.     CONGRESS  PASS HR 1489
("RETURN TO PRUDENT BANKING ACT"
http://www.govtrack.us/congress/bill.xpd?bill=h112-1489  ). THIS
REINSTATES MANY PROVISIONS OF THE GLASS-STEAGALL ACT.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Glass–Steagall_Act  --- Wiki entry
summary: The repeal of provisions of the Glass–Steagall  Act of 1933 by
the Gramm–Leach–Bliley Act in 1999 effectively  removed the separation
that previously existed between investment banking  which issued
securities and commercial banks which accepted deposits. The  
deregulation also removed conflict of interest prohibitions between  
investment bankers serving as officers of commercial banks. Most
economists  believe this repeal directly contributed to the severity of
the Financial  crisis of 2007–2011 by allowing Wall Street investment
banking firms to  gamble with their depositors' money that was held in
commercial banks owned  or created by the investment firms. Here's
detail on repeal in 1999 and how  it happened:
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Glass–Steagall_Act#Repeal  .     §         
Vote  Here #1
    2.     USE  CONGRESSIONAL AUTHORITY AND OVERSIGHT TO ENSURE
APPROPRIATE FEDERAL AGENCIES  FULLY INVESTIGATE AND PROSECUTE THE WALL
STREET CRIMINALS who clearly broke  the law and helped cause the 2008
financial crisis in the following notable  cases: (insert list of the
most clear cut criminal actions). There is a  pretty broad consensus
that there is a clear group of people who got away  with millions /
billions illegally and haven't been brought to justice. Boy  would this
be long overdue and cathartic for millions of Americans. It would  also
be a shot across the bow for the financial industry. If you watch the  
solidly researched and awared winning documentary film "Inside Job"  
that was narrated by Matt Damon (pretty brave Matt!) and do other
research,  it wouldn't take long to develop the list.    §         Vote
 Here #2  3.     CONGRESS  ENACT LEGISLATION TO PROTECT OUR DEMOCRACY
BY REVERSING THE EFFECTS OF THE  CITIZENS UNITED SUPREME COURT DECISION
which essentially said corporations  can spend as much as they want on
elections. The result is that corporations  can pretty much buy
elections. Corporations should be highly limited in  ability to
contribute to political campaigns no matter what the election and  no
matter what the form of media. This legislation should also
RE-ESTABLISH  THE PUBLIC AIRWAVES IN THE U.S. SO THAT POLITICAL
CANDIDATES ARE GIVEN EQUAL  TIME FOR FREE AT REASONABLE INTERVALS IN
DAILY PROGRAMMING DURING CAMPAIGN  SEASON. The same should extend to
other media.  §          Vote  Here #3  4.     CONGRESS PASS  THE
BUFFETT RULE ON FAIR TAXATION SO THE RICH AND CORPORATIONS PAY THEIR
FAIR  SHARE & CLOSE CORPORATE TAX LOOP HOLES  AND ENACT A PROHIBITION
ON HIDING FUNDS OFF SHORE. No more GE paying zero or  negative taxes.
Pass the Buffet Rule on fair taxation so the rich pay their  fair
share. (If we have a really had a good negotiating position and have
the  place surrounded, we could actually dial up taxes on millionaires,
 billionaires and corporations even higher...back to what they once
were in  the 50's and 60's.  §         Vote  Here #4  5.     CONGRESS  
COMPLETELY REVAMP THE SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION and staff it
at all  levels with proven professionals who get the job done
protecting the integrity  of the marketplace so citizens and investors
are both protected. This agency  needs a large staff and needs to be
well-funded. It's currently has a joke of  a budget and is run by Wall
St. insiders who often leave for high ticket  cushy jobs with the
corporations they were just regulating. Hmmm.    §         Vote  Here
#5  6.     CONGRESS PASS SPECIFIC AND EFFECTIVE LAWS  LIMITING THE
INFLUENCE OF LOBBYISTS AND ELIMINATING THE PRACTICE OF LOBBYISTS  
WRITING LEGISLATION THAT ENDS UP ON THE FLOOR OF CONGRESS.    §         
Vote  Here #6  7.     CONGRESS  PASSING "Revolving Door Legislation"
LEGISLATION ELIMINATING THE  ABILITY OF FORMER GOVERNMENT REGULATORS
GOING TO WORK FOR CORPORATIONS THAT  THEY ONCE REGULATED. So, you don't
get to work at the FDA for five years  playing softball with Pfizer and
then go to work for Pfizer making $195,000 a  year. While they're at
it, Congress should pass specific and effective laws  to enforce strict
judicial standards of conduct in matters concerning  conflicts of
interest. So long as judges are culled from the ranks of  corporate
attorneys the 1% will retain control.    §         Vote  Here #7  
8.     ELIMINATE  "PERSONHOOD" LEGAL STATUS FOR CORPORATIONS. The film
"The  Corporation" has a great section on how corporations won  
"personhood status". http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8SuUzmqBewg  .
Fast-forward to 2:20. It'll blow your mind. The 14th amendment was
supposed  to give equal rights to African Americans. It said you "can't
deprive a  person of life, liberty or property without due process of
law".  Corporation lawyers wanted corporations to have more power so
they basically  said "corporations are people." Amazingly, between 1890
and 1910  there were 307 cases brought before the court under the 14th
amendment. 288  of these brought by corporations and only 19 by African
Americans. 600,000  people were killed to get rights for people and
then judges applied those  rights to capital and property while
stripping them from people. It's time to  set this straight. 
    §         Vote  Here #8  To Vote on All #Revolution  Demands -
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