From:   grimwomyn <>
Sent time:   Thursday, October 06, 2011 9:46:10 AM
Subject:   Re: [september17discuss] American Jobs Act

Yeah imho we should be focused on breaking the current power structure of corporate influnce not pandering to it.

On Oct 6, 2011 11:44 AM, "diane sare" <> wrote:
> The American Jobs act is an insane piece of fascist slave-labor garbage --
> and that's putting it nicely. Giving corporations the right to FREE labor
> by giving them skilled employees who are collecting unemployment
> compensation. It only encourages more unemployment. We should NOT endorse
> this!
> On Thu, Oct 6, 2011 at 11:37 AM, Charles <> wrote:
>> Hey guys,
>> A thought just occurred to me. I haven't heard much about this yet,
>> but do you think that OWS might do itself a service by endorsing, at
>> least as one of many goals, the passage of the American Jobs Act in
>> its entirety, or even an expansion of its policies (and perhaps a
>> reduction in the ratio of tax cuts composing it)? It has been accepted
>> as a foregone conclusion by the entire American mainstream
>> commentariat that Obama's jobs bill will be absolutely eviscerated or
>> at least highly attenuated by the corrupt legislatures in this
>> country.
>> What if we tried to draw more attention to the legislative battle of
>> the AJA as a pillar of our emerging program (in addition to legal and
>> anti-trust action against the banks and tax reform, etc)? That way the
>> movement can shed light on the very obstacles to the bill's passage or
>> enhancement, which will serve to illuminate the architecture of
>> corruption in our legislative process. That way, the bought off
>> Democrats and Republicans can be named and shamed with the enhanced
>> lens of this movement. Furthermore, the limited scope of the bill
>> itself can serve as grounds for further criticism of the White House
>> approach.
>> I'm sure this has been suggested before, and I understand that there
>> are caveats to our involvement in the political process but I want to
>> know what the status of the current dialogue is about this course of
>> action or line of thinking.
>> Sincerely,
>> Charles Reinhardt
> --
> Diane Sare
> cell: 201-220-7731