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#495 – Dick Bernard: Some scary things about the political theater in Iowa

UPDATE Jan. 4: Many comments follow at end of this post. Kurt Ullrich of Maquoketa, Iowa, in the December 31 Minneapolis Star Tribune, caught very well tomorrows Iowa Precinct Caucus vote. It is in this column, “Sliding through Iowa like so many trombones”. If we could stop reality with the illusion of Prof. Harold Hill […]

#475 – Dick Bernard: The Occupy Movement (OWS), Move to Amend, and organizing generally: "There ain't no power like the power of the people, like the power of the people, say WHAT?" "There ain't no power…."

Related post here. Today is the two-month anniversary of Occupy Wall Street (OWS). This writer urges that the movement build on its initial success by changing tactics. Pre-Comment from William in east suburban St. Paul: “Dick, this OWS may be cathartic for the demonstrators but will not have any lasting effect unless it results in […]