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DNC protesters try to recruit Charlotte's poor, face some challenges.
The Charlotte Observer ^ | Wednesday, Aug. 29, 2012 | Ely Portillo and Fred Clasen-Kelly

Posted on 09/01/2012 8:47:38 AM PDT by justlittleoleme

CHARLOTTE, N.C. Protesters went door-to-door in a low-income west Charlotte neighborhood on Tuesday to face one of their biggest challenges: Convincing the poor to join street demonstrations meant to highlight their struggles.
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“People are working longer and longer hours, people are exhausted, people are worn down,” he said. “Coming out is more difficult now than ever.”

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TOPICS: Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: astroturf; dnc; protest
please please come protest with us. We look pathetic.
1 posted on 09/01/2012 8:47:43 AM PDT by justlittleoleme
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To: justlittleoleme

These people aren’t stupid.

They know Baraq has given them more (far more) than anybody else would have.


2 posted on 09/01/2012 8:50:38 AM PDT by nascarnation (Defeat Baraq 2012. Deport Baraq 2013)
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To: justlittleoleme

If Mitt gets elected you will see an immediate increase of the numbers of the homeless.


3 posted on 09/01/2012 8:55:30 AM PDT by HChampagne
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To: HChampagne

Editorial correction:

If Mitt gets elected you will see an immediate increase in the [reported] numbers of the homeless.


4 posted on 09/01/2012 9:03:41 AM PDT by doc11355
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To: justlittleoleme
Scottie Wingfield, quoted in the article, i think was one of the TARDS that got arrested for protesting BoA, IIRC?
5 posted on 09/01/2012 9:14:56 AM PDT by IllumiNaughtyByNature ($1.84 - The price of a gallon of gas on Jan. 20th, 2009.)
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To: justlittleoleme

Charlotte’s poor don’t want Occupy mooching on their foodstamps.


6 posted on 09/01/2012 9:15:53 AM PDT by popdonnelly (The first priority is get Obama out of the White House.)
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To: justlittleoleme

“The way the world is now, ain’t nobody helping us,” said Tommy Thomas, 19, a senior at West Mecklenburg High School. “No matter how many people vote, money conquers all. It’s a brainwash to the people, thinking their votes count.”

Sure glad this young man received the high quality, professional education that is provided him in the USA. With this intellectual basis for future success, the charity he will be able to provide for others may be breathtaking.


7 posted on 09/01/2012 9:31:49 AM PDT by JmyBryan
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To: justlittleoleme
Are the protesters that dumb? The so called poor know that if they protest the “Zero” that they will loose all those entitlements.
8 posted on 09/01/2012 10:44:08 AM PDT by fella ("As it was before Noah, so shall it be again.")
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To: justlittleoleme
“Coming out is more difficult now than ever.”


9 posted on 09/01/2012 10:49:46 AM PDT by Libloather (The epitome of civility.)
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