No really, how much do you like it? Think really hard about how important it is. Is it worth risking $150K worth of landscaping? Is it worth a few days of your life? Is it worth risking arrest?
Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof; or abridging the freedom of speech, or of the press; or the right of the people peaceably to assemble, and to petition the Government for a redress of grievances.
That’s pretty clear isn’t it? No law. None.
That means no permitting law.
That means we can approach our government with our problems. And no law can abridge that right.
That is what #Occupy is doing. We are not yielding. We are rising up peacefully and all we ask is that we are allowed to continue. This movement is a conversation, not a protest.
You can’t build a movement on what you’re against. You need to build it on what you are for.
This is slow-moving and open to all which is why it looks fragmented. Honestly, we don’t know who we are yet. We are still peacefully assembling.