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Nov.
4th

PROTESTS: A plan isn’t Occupy’s responsibility

Re: “A scream, but what’s the plan?” (editorial, 11-3).

The News Tribune is as wrong as the others who criticize and dismiss Occupy Wall Street because it does not have a “plan.” That’s not the responsibility of Occupy Wall Street.

We still live in a democracy, I think. To flourish and avoid stagnation, or worse, a democracy requires active participants. Active participants bring forth ideas when a necessary change is envisioned. If an idea has merit, it grows in strength among the citizens. Ideally, ideas are discussed, perhaps voted on.

Occupy Wall Street is succeeding. The national conversation is

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