WE ARE HERE TO RAISE AWARENESS
Occupy Menifee & Occupy Temecula are dedicated to a peaceful protest
We come to you at a time when corporations and banks, which place profit over people and self-interest over humanity, run our government. Through campaign contributions and other forms of bribery, corporations have bought our politicians, directing them to exclusively serve their interests. The Federal Reserve Bank, which is an internationally-owned private bank, has become more powerful than Congress and the President of the United States. In 1913 the Federal Reserve Bank was allowed control over this country’s money supply, and now orchestrates the deficit, the inflation rate, and the stock market in a planned destruction of the middle class. The owners of the world’s banks also profit from the continuous wars that effectively transfer wealth from the private economy into their coffers.
This is the reason why banks, corporations and their super-rich owners and partners receive tax cuts, bailouts, and obscene bonuses while the rest of us get double digit unemployment, foreclosures, busted unions, sky high tuition, environmental disasters, endless war, and a crumbling economy.
Worse, their ultimate goal is not just to get richer, it’s about power, and it’s about control. Occupiers are challenging the unelected, unaccountable corporate owners that currently own The United States of America.
We are trying to reinstate the rights and principles of the Republic of America that was based on The Constitution and the Bill of Rights;
We are calling for a government that honors civil rights and serves ALL Americans. If we fail to do this the 1% elite will continue to move closer to total, world-wide control, and we, our children, and our grandchildren will not have the rights or freedom to live the lives that we want.
We need to stop the insidious control the major banks and multinational corporations have had over the voting process.
Corporations are NOT people, and their money shouldn’t decide our leaders.
We want to dismantle corporations and institutions that cause serious financial and environmental damage to the world, this country and the people of America.
Boeing doesn’t pay taxes but they received a $124 Million dollar REFUND. Exxon paid no taxes to the IRS and receive a $156 Million dollar REBATE. Citibank paid no taxes, and received an estimated $2.5 Trillion dollars in a BAILOUT!
There is power in numbers. Join us and make your voice heard!
Power to the People
The Patriot Act
The Fourth Amendment to the Constitution guarantees that "the right of the people to be secure in their persons, houses, papers, and effects, against unreasonable searches and seizures, shall not be violated…" Forty-five days after 9/11, Congress passed the USA Patriot Act without reading it. The Patriot Act contains numerous violations of the Fourth Amendment. The Patriot Act gives federal agents vast new powers that have been used to intimidate, investigate, and imprison Americans who have broken no law.
National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA)
One of the most unconstitutional measures to ever come out of the national legislature in its two-and-a-half centuries of existence, Section 1021 of the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA), permits the indefinite detention of American citizens merely accused of supporting terrorism. This is indefinite detention, without a trial, jury or judge… without habeas corpus, without even requiring that you be formally accused of any crime. It in fact allows federal agents to arrest, detain and/or deport American citizens without access to legal representation or due process of law. You could literally be picked up off the street, or at your home, and whisked off to an undisclosed location indefinitely.
Main-stream media (MSM)
The corporation-controlled media fails to report on these monumental changes to our rights and instead lies in the coverage they do report on. For instance, the main-stream media (MSM) characterized Occupiers as property-destroying criminals who were costing taxpayers’ money, when in fact it was the elite we oppose who cost taxpayers money by forcing police to engage and arrest us. In 1983 about 50 corporations dominated U.S. media. Now just six corporations control virtually all the television, newspapers and magazines in the United States: Time Warner, Walt Disney, Viacom, Rupert Murdoch's News Corp., CBS Corporation and NBC Universal. These "big six" work in conjunction with, or are outright owned by the international bankers.
We want to see a return to physical ballots so that votes and results can be verified. There is strong evidence that electronic voting machine votes can be, and have been, miscounted and/or misreported.
“Never doubt that a small group of committed people can change the world, indeed, it is the only thing that ever has.” Margaret Mead