Winston Smith's Blog – October 2011 Archive (4)

A Report from the Frontlines: The Long Road to #OccupyWallStreet and the Origins of the 99% Movement

How Anonymous, AmpedStatus, the NYC General Assembly, US Day of Rage, Adbusters and Thousands of Individual Actions Led to the Occupation of Liberty Park and the Birth of a Movement

As the occupation of Wall Street moves into its third week, there are many questions about the organizers behind the ongoing protests and the origins of the 99% Movement. As one of the many people who actively supported the effort, and helped launch the 99% Movement, I will give…


Added by Winston Smith on October 11, 2011 at 4:29pm — 1 Comment

History Lesson on Your Social Security Card

Just in case some of you young whippersnappers (& some older ones) didn't know this.

It's easy to check out, if you don't believe it. Be sure toshow it to your family and friends. They need a little history lesson on what's what and it doesn't matter whether you are Democrat or Republican. Facts are Facts.

Social Security Cards up until the 1980s expressly stated the number and card were not to be used for identification purposes. Since nearly everyone in the United States now has… Continue

Added by Winston Smith on October 8, 2011 at 9:34pm — 1 Comment

9-9-9 is no good. It’s bad. How do I know? 7-7-7

This is an article which appeared on, Glenn Beck's media wing:

Now…Herman Cain’s 9-9-9 tax reform proposal sounds good. The plan would scrap all federal taxes and replace them with a 9 percent personal-income tax, a 9 percent corporate-income tax, and a 9 percent federal sales tax. In the process, Cain would eliminate the payroll tax, the estate tax, and tax credits and deductions for everything from the production of wooden toy arrows to your home. This is all actually…


Added by Winston Smith on October 7, 2011 at 3:23pm — No Comments

Sarah's Not Running

October 5, 2011

Wasilla, Alaska

After much prayer and serious consideration, I have decided that I will not be seeking the 2012 GOP nomination for President of the United States. As always, my family comes first and obviously Todd and I put great consideration into family life before making this decision. When we serve, we devote ourselves to God, family and country. My decision maintains this order.

My decision is based upon a review of what…


Added by Winston Smith on October 5, 2011 at 4:49pm — No Comments

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