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Video: Occupy The Iowa Caucuss Organize and Strategize – and Plan To Be Disruptive

“Occupy The Caucus” organizers keep telling everyone that they do not to disrupt the Iowa caucuses that happen on Tuesday January 3.

 However, they do plan to “occupy” the candidate’s campaign headquarters and appearances, letting them know they disapprove of how government is allowing greedy corporations to run the country and accumulate most of the wealth.

In other words — they plan to be disruptive.


It’s interesting that although they don’t plan to be disruptive, they do expect there to be arrests.

Occupy supporters met a week ahead of the caucuses in Des Moines to start organizing their actions for the week. As you can see in the video, participants broke up into candidate “preference” groups.The difference is that people were asked to stand not with the candidate they support, but with the candidate (Republican or Democrat) whose campaign headquarters they intend to occupy over this week.

Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday, December 28 — 30, supporters will go to campaign headquarters and try to ask the candidates “real questions”. They say they will be loud, determined and heard.

Saturday, Sunday, and Monday, January 1 — 3, they plan to “chase the candidates and their Wall Street cronies around the state of Iowa, dogging their heels at all their black-tie dinners and staged media events, drowning out their empty rhetoric with the strong, clear message of the 99%: We are taking American democracy back!”

In other words — they plan to be disruptive.

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