Friday, Sep 20, 2019
 
search SGN
SERVING SEATTLE AND THE PACIFIC NORTHWEST FOR 37 YEARS!

click to visit advertiser's website


Javascript DHTML Drop Down Menu Powered by dhtml-menu-builder.com

Last Weeks Edition
   
click to visit advertiser's website
click to visit advertiser's website
click to visit advertiser's website
click to visit advertiser's website
click to visit advertiser's website
click to visit advertiser's website
 
 
 

 

 

[Valid RSS]

click to go to advertisers website
Back to Section One | Back to Arts & Entertainment
posted Friday, October 21, 2011 - Volume 39 Issue 42
Arts & Entertainment
ALL STORIES
  next story
Letters

MEDIA PLAYS DUMB WITH OCCUPY WALL STREET MOTIVES

I find it a joke that the media had no problem identifying what it is the Tea Party wants but in all the stories I have seen regarding the protests with Wall Street and the bankers as targets the media is playing stupid as to what it is the protestors want. This is the same game many expressed regarding Gay rights.

The message is simple they want the criminals who created the financial mess we are in held accountable. They want politicians to make decisions based on what is good for all Americans and not just those with the deepest pockets. They want economic justice and for those who have been victimized by Wall Street and bankers to be made whole. They want an end to trillions of dollars going to wage wars while cutting critical needs at home go unaddressed. They want an end to injustices taking place here at home. They want to see a return to a government putting people before corporations and an end to treating corporations as if they were human. Corporations like government are created to serve the people not the other way around. They want a return to decisions being made based on fact and not religious dogma and the emotional whims of those with the most power.

I hope the media starts to get the picture. If not I would be happy to sit down and paint a picture for them.

George Whitaker

Tell a friend:

Share on Facebook  Share on Facebook

Post to MySpace!Share on MySpace!

    Share on Delicious

Share on StumbleUpon!

Comedian Kate Clinton in Seattle October 28
------------------------------
Margaret Cho talks Scotland, Seattle, and Cho dependence
------------------------------
Juno Temple dazzles in uneven Dirty Girl
------------------------------
A Dyke About Town: Manhattan Transfer phenomenal at Jazz Alley
------------------------------
In the Mood's '40s music a swinging good time
------------------------------
What if Charlie Brown were Gay?
------------------------------
Rock 'em sock 'em Ninja acrobats
------------------------------
What did she ever see in him?!
------------------------------

------------------------------
Rick Santorum: Apologize To Gay Soldiers!
------------------------------
A modern musical guru
------------------------------
SLGFF 2011 Preview (Week Two)
------------------------------

------------------------------

------------------------------

------------------------------
Q-Scopes by Jack Fertig
------------------------------

------------------------------
DCFC's Jason McGerr amazed with band's mainstream success
------------------------------
Northwest News
------------------------------
Letters
------------------------------
Suck It and Tip It! Kathy Griffin is Back!
------------------------------
SAM hosts Luminous: The Art of Asia
13 countries, 160 treasures on view

------------------------------
Early Music Guild International Series: 'The da Vinci Codex'
------------------------------

------------------------------

------------------------------

------------------------------

------------------------------

------------------------------

------------------------------

------------------------------

------------------------------

------------------------------

------------------------------

------------------------------

------------------------------

------------------------------

click to visit advertiser's website

click to visit advertiser's website
click to visit advertiser's website
click to visit advertiser's website
click to visit advertiser's website
click to visit advertiser's website
click to visit advertiser's website
click to visit advertiser's website
click to visit advertiser's website
click to visit advertiser's website
click to visit advertiser's website
click to visit advertiser's website
Seattle Gay Blog post your own information on
the Seattle Gay Blog
 

gay news feeds gay news readers gay rss gay
http://sgn.org/rss.xml | what is RSS? | Add to Google use Google to set up your RSS feed
SGN Calendar For Mobile Phones http://sgn.org/rssCalendarMobile.xml
SGN Calendar http://sgn.org/rssCalendar.xml

Seattle Gay News - SGN
1605 12 Ave., Ste. 31
Seattle, WA 98122

Phone 206-324-4297
Fax 206-322-7188

email: sgn2@sgn.org
website suggestions: web@sgn.org

copyright Seattle Gay News - DigitalTeamWorks 2011

USA Gay News American News American Gay News USA American Gay News United States American Lesbian News USA American Lesbian News United States USA News
Pacific Northwest News in Seattle News in Washington State News