why we're on wall street. why we're occupying. why...
angi dill: ok sarah so i have been following this too but i still do not see what we are rallying for? any ideas?
me: hey there! it's a giant, and very intimidating goal underneath it all: to end to corruption of the top 1% and manipulation in our tax and banking system, where the country as a whole is loosing billions of dollars because the wealthiest are paying less taxes than we are, and many corporations aren't paying any at all. because of that, we, the 99% suffer from the tax cuts and job losses. the main goal over all right now though is to get the attention from the country. make sure we all know. it's been happening since we can remember, but no one does anything about it because honestly, it sounds like a hopeless cause. but that doesn't mean we can keep sitting by and letting it happen. another issue, that i find interesting, is about all of the giant corporate bailouts, where they are given so much money, and yet any of us who are in debt won't see a penny of it. and with them not paying taxes, it doesn't trickle down to help us all as a whole, it's staying up there with them. AND it's all technically legal. everything they do is legal. which has to do with people in the government looking out for each other and their own agendas. so laws are being passed and bought, and the games are played, and things that will help us aren't passed because people won't pass something that makes them give away their money, which i will agree, let them have a chunk of it, most of it, but they still need to participate in taxes just like the rest of us. they're putting us into a corner and making us run out of options.
There’s nothing new to look at on Tumblr or Facebook, so now I actually have to do my job :(
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Bank of America to charge $5 monthly fee for debit... →
oldfilmsflicker: Bank of America customers with basic checking accounts will be hit with a $5 monthly fee in order to use a debit card for purchases, Bloomberg News reported Thursday. Banks and card companies have been aggressively establish and raising fees in recent weeks as banks plan for new rules taking effect Oct. 1 that limit the amount they can charge retailers for each debit card...
Weekly adventures in 'human being' failure
I live close to where I work, so I make a habit of going home every day for lunch. It’s a practice that I’m quite fond of and very unwilling to give up. Yesterday as I was enjoying a new episode of ‘How I Met Your Mother’ and leftover tacos for lunch, my doorbell rang. “WTF??” I thought, “You dare try and ruin my lunch? Who the hell are you at my...
rubee: “all the people on tumblr should live in the same place and we can all talk about memes and cats!!!” well i know somewhere you can all live I would totally move to Gay St. if I could talk about memes and cats all day.
I am one of the most published writers in the museum field. Do you know how that...– Elaine Guarian (via museumuse)
That awkward moment when you start telling a story...
thatfunnyblog: ALL. THE. TIME. BIGGEST GPOY EVER http://thatfunnyblog.tumblr.com/ My boyfriend does this to me on a regular basis T_T
Has anybody been watching the debates lately? You’ve got a governor whose state...– President Barack Obama • tugging on some low-hanging fruit from the GOP debates. Good timing, bro. (via zainyk) Reasons I love Obama number 394. Can I reblog this again? Oh wait… I think I just did ;) (via passiveaggressivepositivity)
So many people are shut up tight inside themselves like boxes, yet they would...– Sylvia Plath (via 24ribs)
If 2,000 Tea Party activists descended on Wall Street, you would probably have...– Amy Goodman: Why ‘Occupy Wall Street’ makes sense (via pantslessprogressive)
Accidentally said ‘una’ instead of ‘uno’…. now I want to watch Stardust.
Has anybody been watching the debates lately? You’ve got a governor whose state...– I had to check the news to make sure this quote was authentic (and it is) President Barack Obama (via fromrighttoleft)
I want to throw my mouse in anger
Unfortunately it is attached to my computer with a cord and won’t get very far :(
I understand how people feel when they see their...
thatfunnyblog: I feel the same way when I see the pizza guy at someone else’s house. http://thatfunnyblog.tumblr.com/