From:   David DeGraw <>
Sent time:   Friday, October 07, 2011 12:13:37 PM
Subject:   Re: [september17discuss] Welcome to the #OWS 99% Movement &#65533;We W ill NOT Be Co-Opted&#65533; Working Group

no, no, personally speaking i'm def not libertarian or ron paul supporter, though i consider them part of the 99% and would not personally reject them w/in the movement.  though i know there are strong feeling on that

if you don't know me, we can talk later if you're at Liberty tonight, otherwise, here's a report which summed up my thoughts in Feb 2010 ;-)

On 10/7/2011 2:05 PM, wrote:
And yet you appear to be trying to coopt OWS yourselves...
If I have misrepresented your economic views, forgive me, but David you seem to have Ron Paul-style, right-wing libertarian views concerning a wing of the financial elite.
Am I wrong about that?
Are you, instead, in favor of unions? Are you in favor of more public jobs, of more control by working people over the economy?
Please disabuse me of my fears about your platform if I am mistaken. 

---------- Original Message ----------
From: David DeGraw <>
Subject: [september17discuss] Welcome to the #OWS 99% Movement �We Will NOT Be Co-Opted� Working Group
Date: Fri, 07 Oct 2011 13:56:59 -0400

we just posted this, have sent out yet, will be back at park later today to discuss:

Welcome to the #OWS 99% Movement �We Will NOT Be Co-Opted� Working Group

This is not an official statement from the #OWS 99% Movement. As a decentralized leaderless movement, in our opinion, there is no one group, organization, website or individual who can speak for the movement as a whole. We, a working group of people currently occupying Liberty Park and many other locations throughout the US, are growing increasingly concerned about divide and conquer attempts being made to co-opt the movement. In the following message, we are issuing our first proposed statement. ... Read More >>

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