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#OCCUPYXMAS

Check out the mayhem.

Nov 25/26th escape the mayhem and unease of the biggest shopping day in North America and put the brakes on rabid consumerism for 24 hours.

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MARK.CREEKWATER

DEAR FRIENDS: WARM GREETINGS + MANY BLESSINGS !!

MY DECISION TO START A CROSS-USA WALK WAS NOT A SUDDEN ONE:
DURING THE FIRST SEVERAL WEEKS OF OCCUPY OAKLAND I HEAR'D THAT
THERE WILL BE A CONVENTION OF OCCUPY MOVEMENTS IN PHILA.,PA,
ON JULY 4, 2012 ...

SINCE THEN I'V DECIDED TO WALK ACROSS THE USA TO HELP PROMOTE +
SUPPORT SUCH A CONVENTION, ARRIVE-ING IN TIME TO PARTICIPATE ...
I RECKON I NEED TO AVERAGE APPROX. 20 MILES PER DAY: THIS IS DO-ABLE FOR ME, AS I'V DECIDED TO ACCEPT RIDES DURING THE FIRST PART, AT LEAST UNTIL I'M THRU THE DESERT ...

I PLAN TO VISIT MY BRO IN ARIZONA + MY SIS IN TEXAS + FRIENDS IN OHIO + MICHIGAN ALONG THE WAY ...
I'LL POST UP-DATES RE MY PROGRESS AS I GO FORWARD ...

PLEASE STAY TUNED .....
SINCERE-LY, MARK "TRUTH-SEEKER" CREEK-WATER DORAZIO
MERCED, CALIFORNIA, USA

MARK.CREEKWATER

DEAR FRIENDS: WARM GREETINGS + MANY BLESSINGS !!

MY DECISION TO START A CROSS-USA WALK WAS NOT A SUDDEN ONE:
DURING THE FIRST SEVERAL WEEKS OF OCCUPY OAKLAND I HEAR'D THAT
THERE WILL BE A CONVENTION OF OCCUPY MOVEMENTS IN PHILA.,PA,
ON JULY 4, 2012 ...

SINCE THEN I'V DECIDED TO WALK ACROSS THE USA TO HELP PROMOTE +
SUPPORT SUCH A CONVENTION, ARRIVE-ING IN TIME TO PARTICIPATE ...
I RECKON I NEED TO AVERAGE APPROX. 20 MILES PER DAY: THIS IS DO-ABLE FOR ME, AS I'V DECIDED TO ACCEPT RIDES DURING THE FIRST PART, AT LEAST UNTIL I'M THRU THE DESERT ...

I PLAN TO VISIT MY BRO IN ARIZONA + MY SIS IN TEXAS + FRIENDS IN OHIO + MICHIGAN ALONG THE WAY ...
I'LL POST UP-DATES RE MY PROGRESS AS I GO FORWARD ...

PLEASE STAY TUNED .....
SINCERE-LY, MARK "TRUTH-SEEKER" CREEK-WATER DORAZIO
MERCED, CALIFORNIA, USA

Ruperttt

I'm concerned about all this x-mas commercialism ballooning up everyone's debt.... thats just not good.

I actually got a funny link for you guys about the whole debt situation: www.debtcock.com
-its a bit rude, but hilarious lol. Check out what they did to all the politician pics in the Wall of Shame

Ruperttt

I'm concerned about all this x-mas commercialism ballooning up everyone's debt.... thats just not good.

I actually got a funny link for you guys about the whole debt situation: www.debtcock.com
-its a bit rude, but hilarious lol. Check out what they did to all the politician pics in the Wall of Shame

Anonymous

Thoughts on Thanks(taking)giving Day.

It's ironic that on a day we are supposed to be thankful for our 'blessings', (as if some deity gave us all the material things we have like factory farm turkeys), we sit around, over-stuff our faces, watch football (the circus), burp a lot, fart a lot, drink a lot, and just basically consume, rest, and consume some more.

What was it Caesar said; give them bread and a circus and they'll be happy?

But it doesn't end there. Oh no. The Friday (I have no idea why it's called 'black' except that all those 'goods' are tearing our Mother Earth apart) after Thanks(taking)giving Day is the busiest shopping day of the year, followed by the month-long, fever-pitched, onslaught of Christmas super-shopping.

I wonder if Jesus Christ would be impressed by how the corporations have turned his birthday into a circus-like orgy of consumerism?

This year I decided to boycott Thanks(taking)giving by fasting, by standing in solidarity with the millions of starving, underfed people of the world that watch American television shows about Thanks(taking)giving from the community or shop window TV sets and wish they had something to be thankful for. Do you think the images of gluttonous frivolity make them like us more?

They watch how we go back for second or even third helpings, and when we can't finish that last plate off we simply shovel the remainder into the trash without a second thought.

I decided to show thanks that I have a humble little apartment by cleaning it up. The bathroom was particularly disgusting but I cleaned it up anyway.

Now it's nearing the end of the day, I'm hungry but alive. And I'm thankful for my clean little apartment.

Frank Gubasta
Fort Myers, FL

Anonymous

Thoughts on Thanks(taking)giving Day.

It's ironic that on a day we are supposed to be thankful for our 'blessings', (as if some deity gave us all the material things we have like factory farm turkeys), we sit around, over-stuff our faces, watch football (the circus), burp a lot, fart a lot, drink a lot, and just basically consume, rest, and consume some more.

What was it Caesar said; give them bread and a circus and they'll be happy?

But it doesn't end there. Oh no. The Friday (I have no idea why it's called 'black' except that all those 'goods' are tearing our Mother Earth apart) after Thanks(taking)giving Day is the busiest shopping day of the year, followed by the month-long, fever-pitched, onslaught of Christmas super-shopping.

I wonder if Jesus Christ would be impressed by how the corporations have turned his birthday into a circus-like orgy of consumerism?

This year I decided to boycott Thanks(taking)giving by fasting, by standing in solidarity with the millions of starving, underfed people of the world that watch American television shows about Thanks(taking)giving from the community or shop window TV sets and wish they had something to be thankful for. Do you think the images of gluttonous frivolity make them like us more?

They watch how we go back for second or even third helpings, and when we can't finish that last plate off we simply shovel the remainder into the trash without a second thought.

I decided to show thanks that I have a humble little apartment by cleaning it up. The bathroom was particularly disgusting but I cleaned it up anyway.

Now it's nearing the end of the day, I'm hungry but alive. And I'm thankful for my clean little apartment.

Frank Gubasta
Fort Myers, FL

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