We are the 99 percent. We are getting kicked out of our homes. We are forced to choose between groceries and rent. We are denied quality medical care. We are suffering from environmental pollution. We are working long hours for little pay and no rights, if we're working at all. We are getting nothing while the other 1 percent is getting everything. We are the 99 percent.

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6th October 2011

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As a young man I served honorably in the Navy. In the 40 years since, I have been a teacher. Now I am retired. Wealth was never a priority - I did expect a decent retirement income and health care and I believe I saved for it with deductions from every payroll check. I raised 3 children. Now, I live in an apartment with my working daughter and grandson. My retirement doesn’t always cover all of my share of the monthly bills. 
I want decent paying jobs for my daughter and the youngsters I educated. I want a decent education for my grandson.
And I am sick of providing welfare to multinationals and being forced to pay for insurance that doesn’t insure, food that doesn’t nourish and taxes that support arms, oil and drug cartels. I am sick of politians loyal to Wall Street.
I am part of the 99%

As a young man I served honorably in the Navy. In the 40 years since, I have been a teacher. Now I am retired. Wealth was never a priority - I did expect a decent retirement income and health care and I believe I saved for it with deductions from every payroll check. I raised 3 children. Now, I live in an apartment with my working daughter and grandson. My retirement doesn’t always cover all of my share of the monthly bills. 

I want decent paying jobs for my daughter and the youngsters I educated. I want a decent education for my grandson.

And I am sick of providing welfare to multinationals and being forced to pay for insurance that doesn’t insure, food that doesn’t nourish and taxes that support arms, oil and drug cartels. I am sick of politians loyal to Wall Street.

I am part of the 99%

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