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Dedicated Magazine

When Succes Is The Only Option

The Revolution Is Here

Table Of Contents
An Action Plan that will Supercharge Success

Success In Life (p.3)


by: Wayne Rasku

Small Business Ideas To Supplement Your In-

Success In Business (p.12) Time Management (p.14)


come by: Jeremy Winters

Time Management- The 6 Essential Elements

Finance (p.18)
Financial Security- It Can Be Yours!

by: Harri Jussila

How To Make Exercise a Longterm Practice

Fitness (p. 22)


by: Omel Oconnor

by: Amy Mia

Cover Story (p. 32)


The Occupation of Wall St. by: W.D. Adisa

Laughing (p. 39) Dedicated Deals (p. 40)

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Jump Start Your Life - Take The 100 Day Challenge - An Action Plan That Will Supercharge Success Success does not look exactly the same to every person. It comes in many forms, and what is success to one may not mean anything to someone else. In spite of a different look, there are at least two elements of success that are identical for everyone who experiences it. First, success is a goal that is worthy of pursuit. The second part of success is that it is not usually easy. It takes work. You have heard it said, Where there is a will, there is a way. This is true of success. There is a way, no matter what your current circumstances are. There are many hints and suggestions that will help you to get there. Listed here are 5 really helpful tips that will assist you to join the ranks of successful people. speech act 1. Start off by centering on a goal you like

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If this is your first endeavor in self-improvement/success, it is even more relevant that you start with something you already have an interest in. You can increase your chances for success exponentially if you have a passion for what you are working toward. Get together with some friends or your spouse and brainstorm about your areas of interest. Make sure it is someone who shares your desire for success. List all your skills and interests on a sheet of paper or a computer document. Dont leave anything out, even if it does not seem

relevant. For instance, if you are good at making animal balloons, write it down... you never know where the inspiration will come from. Dont limit yourself here, because you never know what idea will spring forth from a crazy whim. Then go through your list and narrow it down to the one or two things you are most passionate about that can become a career choice. 2. Develop a Plan

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A plan is essential because it is a blueprint of your path to success. Do you think a contractor would start building a house or an office building without a plan? Neither should you begin your journey to success without a roadmap of how to get there. Your plan can be pretty sketchy to start out, but you should hone and develop it until you have every facet covered. It needs to have goals for each step of the process, including dates for completion. You also need to write down what you will need to accomplish each step in terms of materials or education. If you know people who can help you along the way, write down their names. Make sure your plan is complete. Leave nothing to the imagination at this point. Get a calendar at the office supply store and dedicate it for just keeping a record of your goal accomplishments. Write in it daily. It will be very helpful to see how you moved forward. As you look at the progress, that is also helpful to keep you moving

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forward. 3. Change your Circumstances Zig Ziglar said this time and time again, If you keep on doing what your doing, you will keep on getting what you got. Its crazy to think you can keep doing the same thing over and over the same way and expect different results. You have a basic choice. You can accept your position in life or you can choose to change it.

It may not seem like you have a choice on some days, but you do. Even if the choice is how you react to what is happening. You can effect a change in your life by changing your thoughts. Thoughts are powerful. Dont allow those circumstances to keep you where you are. It does not have to be something huge, but you have the power to change something. Taking this positive step will eventually lead to your success. Dont ever forget that you have the same power in you as anyone else. We all start every day with a clean

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slate. What will you write on yours? 4. Your Attitude is far more important than your Aptitude The great thing about attitude is that you are in control. No one can affect your attitude unless you give them permission. You are You are in control of your attitude, even if you are not well educated or wealthy. Your positive, determined attitude will open the doors to success. 5. Develop a Passion for Education You dont have to be a student in school to continue your education. Every day should be a learning experience, even if you learn something that did not work. Most people know that Thomas Edison failed many times when trying to invent a light bulb. But he did not consider it failure. He said, I did not fail 10,000 times, I merely discovered 10,000 ways that did not work. Now, that is passion and determination. Learning

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experience, even if you learn something that did not work. Most people know that Thomas Edison failed many times when trying to invent a light bulb. But he did not consider it failure. He said, I did not fail 10,000 times, I merely discovered 10,000 ways that did not work. Now, that is passion and determination. Learning from your mistakes is a valuable kind of education. Dont dismiss it as failure. Keep your path toward success in focus, learning what works and what doesnt as you go.

Success seems to come easy for some and never come for others. What do you want in life? Is success you goal? Then go for it. The 100-Day Challenge breeds successful individuals in five ways: 1. Provide focus on something you are passionate about 2. Develop a plan

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3. Change circumstances 4. Develop an attitude for success 5. Provides education that breeds success. Discover how you can become the successful person you desire to be by taking the 100Day Challenge. By: Wayne Rasku

Always bear in mind that your own resolution to succeed is more important than any other. -Abraham Lincoln

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Small Business Ideas to Supplement Your Income Certain small business ideas can go a really long way in supplementing your income. With well directed research you can be earning a sizeable amount of extra money every month. Choose a particular hobby you love intimately and turn it into a small business. A lot of people make the stressful mistake of fol-

-lowing the tide and trying to make money the exact same way other people are making it. Take for instance a persons passion for music. You can very easily open a small music store that is a regular supplier of old and new music. If you are a passionate dancer you can offer dancing classes for the youth in your neighbourhood. Business is an energy sapping activity and the best way to go at it is by following your heart and

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not following the tide. If you follow the tide you might all of a sudden find yourself in a situation you hate, all alone and miserable. As a recognized professional in your field of expertise you can diversify your portfolio and offer services to private clients. An accountant can very easily do the books for fellow friends and family at a low cost. A lawyer can also represent clients with legal battles he or she stumbles upon on a daily basis. At the very core of this effective strategy is a good listening ear. This means you must not only be geared up for exciting social interactions, but be alert for opportunity. The awesome thing about doing this is that you will have the experience to back you up, plus of course your companys reputation as a proof of your competency. Open a small store in your neighborhood. This store can be a grocery store, a shop that sells organic vegetables, or

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even a store that sells electrical goods or other needed items. However, it is very important to talk to your neighbors as a way of finding out what their immediate needs are. Once done, your task will then revolve around providing a crucial service instead of a simple commonplace product which can be obtained on ones way home. So do thorough brainstorming and come up with a list of the different items you can sell. Another tip is to be diverse and provide a wide range of products.

There are several business ideas in the field of service provision. If you are in the rainy summer months it will be very profitable to provide grass cutting services. Grass grows really tall when it rains and sometimes home owners hardly have the time to be doing their own yard work. Provide this service and you will reap great rewards. Small business ideas can earn you big returns and they can be very simple ideas that no one else is doing.

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Are you looking for a great forum to discuss life and ideas? Be sure to visit Kings of the Land to discuss luxury life and style, ladies fashion online, and many other topics. By Jeremy Winters

The difference between a successful person and others is not a lack of strength, not a lack of knowledge, but rather in a lack of will. -Vincent T. Lombardi

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Time Management Definition - The 6 Essential Elements Time management is an invaluable skill necessary to live a quality life. In our current society, people are constantly struggling to attend to their duties and responsibilities and find time for leisure, family and self. In order to handle the demands of life without going crazy, one should learn the ability of management. However, what is time management?

Before going into the six essential elements that comprise the time management definition, it is important to know how this skill influences an individuals overall quality of life. Time is one of the skills that an individual has to learn to be productive. A persons productivity is measured on how much he can do and achieve at a given period. Personal productivity is one of the vital elements of life management. If one can master life management, one can live life to its fullest.

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Now that the relationship of time management, personal productivity and life management is made clear, it is time to move on to the six essential elements of the management definition. 1. Managing Goals: Goals are important in a persons life. Withgoals, one will wander aimlessly through life, haunted by the feeling of not accomplishing anything. Personal goals will steer an individual in the right direction and will help this person focus his strengths in achieving that goal. Thus, at the end of the day, this individual will have a feeling of self-accomplishment. 2. Managing Tasks: Every person tackles important tasks everyday. Managing these tasks is imperative to make sure that an individual do not end up with too many things to do. In addition, managing tasks will ensure that a person do not forget any important errands or miss any deadlines.

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3. Prioritize: Learning to prioritize is also a good skill to complement managing tasks. Since time is very limited, it is vital that a person completes his priorities first before anything else. That way, a person gets closer to accomplishing his goals every single day. Prioritizing is simply knowing what is necessary to finish a goal and knowing what to do next. 4. Utilizing the Calendar: A calendar is important to manage

ones time fully. Whether it be a desk calendar or an electronic one, it is critical that a person have one. It is also recommended, if you have multiple calendars (Outlook, mobile phone, PDA, desk calendar), that all calendars be synchronized so as not to miss anything. 5. Procrastination Management: Everyone has a tendency to procrastinate and, for some, it is a feeling that is very difficult

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to resist. However, for one to be a successful time manager, one must learn to resist the calls of procrastination. 6.Reminder Systems: A good follow-up system is necessary so old tasks or projects are not forgotten. There are new things There are new things to do each day that might need much attention and a good reminder system will definitely help manage all of these tasks. Time management definition: Overall, time management is a skill to help an individual manage his time to accomplish his tasks, reach his goals, and still make time for himself. By: Harri Jussila Find out more about time management definition at this website: timemanagement.com

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Many people view financial security as a lofty goal, a castle in the sky - something they have heard of, havent achieved, and perhaps aspire to. Most people also assume that to be financially secure, that you need to have millions of dollars stashed away. That most certainly helps, but that isnt the point entirely. Its within your reach....

Financial security is not the same as being wealthy, although the two sometimes go hand in hand. Its simply having a good balance between a comfortable savings and a low debt ratio that allows you to be secure - allows you to live a life where you control your spending rather than your spending controlling you. Anyone can achieve this no matter how much income they generate, it just takes some simple easy steps.

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So how do I get financially secure, anyways? The earlier in life you can implement valuable saving and spending habits, the better off youll be. You simply need to start prioritizing the way you live - and put yourself first above all things - think of your future. The first step to financial secufinancial security is no matter how much you earn, put some cash away for yourself first. You may find that your bills consume all available income, and youre left with a great big zero at the end of your month. You can do one of two things - make more money, which is easier said than done, or take some off the top of each check for yourself, and cut your expenses, which is easier than you think. Borrow Less Other good habits of people who are financially secure is that they keep their borrowing extremely low. It may sound old fashioned, but once upon a time, if you did not possess the full asking price of something, be it a car or a home, you didnt buy it. With

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things like cars, electronics, furniture, and even jewelry offered on financing plans, people find themselves borrowing more and more for things they would have purchased in cash not long ago, and wind up with the corresponding payment and debt. Insure the important things Financial security is more than just debts and income, its about mitigating the events that can cripple your finances if they occur - things like serious illnesses, or catastrophic damage to

your home. You want to make sure your insurance is up to snuff for things like your home, your vehicle, and your health, so that a single incident wont ruin a lifetime of hard work and scrupulous savings. Sometimes it pays to spend a little more on something like car insurance, realizing that the minimum insurance might cost you your financial livelihood if you injure someone and are underinsured. Each of us can achieve financial security by simply reigning in

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our spending, aggressively saving, and protecting our future with the proper insurance. Its not just for us alone - our children and grandchildren will benefit from our actions today, and its not the same as being rich, even though most people who are use the same practices. our spending, aggressively saving, and protecting our future with the proper insurance. Its not just for us alone - our children and grandchildren will benefit from our actions today, and its not the same as being rich, even though most people who are use the same practices. Are you looking for a way to achieve financial security! If so download a true Rags to Riches story and learn how to double your money every week with little to no risk. Click the link below to learn HOW you will begin compounding your capital towards your first Million Dollars at the easy corporate money program. http:// www.thenetmillionaire.com/ by: Amy Mia

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How To Make Exercise A Longterm Practice A few years ago, a girlfriend said to me, on our way to the gym, that she had been working out consistently 4 or 5 times per week for 5 years. I thought about my fitness over the years which looked more like an extremely checkered practice schedule with a month here or

there, alternated with months of extreme dieting or excessive eating. She wore her commitment like a badge of honor. It inspired me. I wondered what it would feel like if I could say at the end of five years that I went to the gym consistently, 4 or 5 times a week, without breaking and without starting over. And relatively important was physical beauty and what I would look like 5 years and beyond.

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I decided to commit and proceeded in setting a date, writing out my goals and automating daily reminders using Google. Do or die I would succeed. Little did I know what I was setting up myself for. It wasnt the first, brutal month of pressing through the pain of change, it was the months of capricious changes wrought by my other commitment to launching my fashion design business 2007. However, I remained consistent, never needing to start over, never needing another diet fad, never feeling bloated, never agonizing about weight or going on weight loss drives. Dieting faded away, and so did weight gain worries. With commitment I experienced more freedom from the dieting world or attention to the physical appearance. The most important shift I made was viewing exercise as essential to health. This did not happen right away because it is hard to

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work out, while dealing with losses, changes, depression and other lifestyle issues, but as I forced myself to honor this commitment, I began to need exercise to deal with losses, changes, depression or lifes problems. I stopped, having PMS weight gain, fat days, breakup food binges, job change weight gain etc. A commitment starts one day at a time. You too can commit to making exercise apart of your life for the long term. What would it feel like to never have to start a weight

management plan you started ten times already? That is the goal, not weight loss, not body building, not dieting, it is discipline through commitment. Maybe those words are too big to make you care this long term solution: think of it in smaller terms. Each day, I will find the will power to continue the fitness goal I started and just for today, all that is required is that I do it! by: Omel Oconnor, www.mydietingsite.com for more fitness help.

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10 Ways to Keep the Love Fire Burning!

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The FireProof movie was created by the same company that produced FlyWheel and Facing the Giants. I know that everyone has probably heard of it by now, but dont just watch it as another movie...really pay attention this time. And pay attention to your spouse as they are watching it...I know that my husband and I were nodding our heads in agreement, or sheepishly laughing at some of the verbage in the scenes. We also fidgeted when the scenes of tension and disagreement were displayed. Why? Guess weve been there...it doesnt matter how long youve been married, you must keep the romantic flame alive! Thats really hard to do if you find yourself not respecting or admiring each other very much. Ive listed below 10 ideas to help keep the flame burning in your relationship...have fun and be creative!

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1. Five Love Languages by Gary Chapman..yes, okay, another book...but a must read for all couples! You can both take the test at his website. 2. Write your spouse a love letter! Its not cheesy...its just for their eyes only. Tell them what you love and admire about them...they need to know and they need to know from you. I dont care if youve been married for 30 minutes or 30 years,

think about the qualities that drew you to that person. What made you decide to commit to this one incredible human being? Thank them for being the best part of you. 3. If writing a letter leaves you tongue tied...how about creating a video just for them? Same rules as above...only the wonderful things that you love and appreciate about them.

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4. Learn how to play! Do something spontaneous that your spouse would love, especially if its not your thing. Buy him tickets to a sporting event and go with him. Men need and want the companionship of their wife. You dont have to go to every ballgame or play golf every time he does, but let him know that youre willing to! Gentlemen, if your wife loves to go to plays or concerts, surprise her with a nice dinner and tickets. Putting on a tie for one night wont kill you! Of course, there are ways to be adventurous and playful and not spend a lot of money. My husband and I go hiking together and pack a picnic in our backpacks. We love the peace and quiet of the wooded trails, and just being together is what its all about anyway. 5. Ladies...ask your man to teach you something about his favorite hobby...does he play tennis or golf? How about some personal instruction? Pay attention ladies, because if you dont, someone else will!

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6. Gentlemen...please pay your wife a sincere compliment...have you told her lately how beautiful she is? Have you given her a hug just because? Have you told her lately that I love you? Put down that remote and look into those gorgeous eyes and let her know how proud you are to be her man! 7. Romantic dinner for two...no children, no interruptions, no cell phones please! Whether its a dinner you prepare together

at home, or a nice evening out with wine and flowers, make sure that you focus on the two of you. No talk of bill paying, the mortgage, the children, the neighbors, the job...talk about your dreams and inspirations; talk about future plans and yes, your feelings!! 8. Men think about sex...about a zillion times a day, even if theyre dying ---that being said, ladies, get rid of the flannel pjs

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and baggy boxer shorts. Please find something pretty, soft and feminine to wear to bed and let your honey know just how much you cant wait to be held by those strong arms! If you need inspiration, theres a reason that romance novels are flying off the shelf! Dont substitute a fantasy in a book when youve got the real thing right in your bedroom!! Enough said. 9. Been by a florist lately? Well, whats stopping you? Dont just send her flowers once or twice a year...they really mean more to us when were not expecting them! You dont have to spend a fortune either. My sweetie stops at the local grocery store, and you can buy a pretty little bunch of them for less than $10.00. Believe me, guys, this is something small that will impress her in a big way. And if you really want her to practice #8 above, take the time to find a romantic card to go with the flowers. 10. I love you, I love you, I love you. You are the most important person in my life.

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You cannot say these words enough, and please dont just want until your anniversary or Valentines Day to say them! Life is too short my friends to waste the precious time weve been given. Please take the time to cherish each other, appreciate all the good qualities that your spouse has been given, and you will reap the rewards of a fireproof relationship. These tips are just to get you started...over the years, we read

many books together and discussed what we were learning with each other. Weve had our ups and downs, our temper tantrums, our arguments, and yes, I ran away one day for about 4 hours! But theres no place like home, when home is your refuge against the world; home is being held closely by your loved one and there is no sweeter place on earth. The FireProof book contains exercises to do for each other over

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the next 40 days...please commit to each other and give it a full, all-out effort. http://www.fireproofmymarriage.com/ by: Gayla Prince Gayla Prince has been happily married for 20 years and counting! She is in popular demand in her area as a speaker and humorist for womens groups and churches. Please feel free to email her and say hello! gayla_prince@ yahoo.com

Love is that condition in which the happiness of another person is essential to your own. Robert Heinlein

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The Occupation Of Wall Street Occupy Wall Street is leaderless resistance movement with people of many colors, genders and political persuasions. The one thing we all have in common is that We Are The 99% that will no longer tolerate the greed and corruption of the 1%. We are using the revolutionary Arab Spring tactic to achieve our ends and encourage the use of nonviolence to maximize the safety of all participants. -occupywallst.org

For one month now thousands of people from all across the nation have flocked to New Yorks financial district in lower Manhattan to conduct a protest/sit-in. Approximately 1,000 participants have been arrested so far, 700 in connection with the march across the Brooklyn Bridge on October 2nd. The peaceful march ended up blocking two lanes of traffic on the bridge which ultimately led to the arrest. The base of the operation is in Zucotti Park formerly known as Liberty Plaza, which before the occupa-

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-tion was a local lunch hangout for many of the Wall Street bankers, traders and financiers. Zucotti Paoops I mean Liberty Plaza as it has become affectionately called by demonstrators, is now a large mass of sleeping bags, laptops ,make shift media rooms and has even been deemed a potential a fire hazard. So what exactly do these occupiers of wall street want? What are their demands? According to occupywallst.org As members of the 99 percent, we occupy Wall Street as a symbolic gesture of our discontent with the current economic and political climate and as an example of a better world to come. The use of members of the 99 percent refers to the fact that the top one percent of all Americans have amassed 43% of all financial wealth. Take a look at the chart below and make your own conclusions. Table 1: Distribution of net worth and financial wealth in the United States, 1983-2007 Total Net Worth Top 1 percent Next 19 percent Bottom 80 percent 1983 33.8% 47.5% 18.7% 1989 37.4% 46.2% 16.5% 1992 37.2% 46.6% 16.2% 1995 38.5% 45.4% 16.1% 1998 38.1% 45.3% 16.6% 2001 33.4% 51.0% 15.6% 2004 34.3% 50.3% 15.3% 2007 34.6% 50.5% 15.0%

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Cody Willlard, a blogger for marketwatch.com, nicely summed up the movement in this post; How have we gotten so far away from the Constitution that we allow all this blatant redistribution of wealth from the working-class and middle-class to the richest people around the world? Its not about forcefully redistributing the wealth downward. These Occupy Wall Street movements are about stopping the forced redistribution of wealth upwards in all its many facets that go on every day in this country. Meanwhile

down at the square people are handing out flyers, chanting slogans, holding press conferences, and debating all while munching on free food. However, all is not good. These protest may be temporarily hurting the very people that the movement was meant to help. While talking to Alicia Ciccone from the Huffing Post Stacey Tzortzatos, owner of Panini & Co. Breads, a small business

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adjacent to the park had this to say. Usually, there are hundreds and hundreds of people in this area, said which sits adjacent to Zuccotti Park. People do not want to have to pass through the crowd or walk through the park to come to my business -- so they go elsewhere. This puts local business owners between a rock and a hard place. While many merchants support the movement and what it stands for, if these protest continue for too long the livelihood of their business could be at stake. However as Americans do we really have the right to complain? Some critics say absolutely not. In America, you are the 99%, but in the rest of the world, you are still the 1%, reads the caption of a picture thats circulating the internet. The image shows protesters side by side with an image of starving African children. Even the very poorest of Americans, the bottom 2%, are at the 62nd percentile globally. This is according to a comparative analysis done by Branko

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Milanovic a lead economist for the World Bank Research group. Occupy Wall St. protesters say We will no longer tolerate the greed and corruption of the 1%. Sooo if we broaden that same logic it would mean that the entire United States should globally redistribute its wealth. Hmmm, I dont think thats going to fly with the Republicans in the House or Senate or fly with anybody else really. The protest are however gaining support from democrats.

Yes, I think people are frustrated and, you know, the protesters are giving voice to a more broad-based frustration about how our financial system works. -President Barack Obama God bless them for their spontaneity. Its -- you know, its an independent people coming. Its young, its spontaneous, its focused, and its going to be effective. -Nancy Pelosi, House Minority Leader (D-CA).

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The core is the American people do not think the system is fair or on the level. That is the core of what youre seeing on Wall Street. -Vice President Joe Biden. The Occupy Wall Street Movement has even gained support from overseas. The one percent (who are ruling America) launched the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan, but the remaining 99 per cent have to suffer the deaths and pay for it, -Irans supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei On October 13, 2011 the guitarist from Rage Against the Machine performed right in Liberty Plaza. He was not alone, Russell Simmons and Kanye West performed on the 10th of October, while Talib Kweli played on the 6th. Whats next for these protest is anybodies guess. It cant just be about free concerts and free food, but something more needs to be said.

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A unified coherent purpose, mission and direction, is what is needed. Deadlines need to be set, pressure needs to be put on officials, (hit em where it hurts)boycotts of certain corporations need to be organized on twitter, volunteering needs to take place, and leverage the media attention you currently have into all avenues of the movement.

The person who gets the farthest is generally the one who is willing to do and dare. The sure-thing boat never gets far from shore. -Dale Carnegie

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Mike: Can you tell me the good way to remember wifes birthday? Brad: Its very easy, Just forget it once! Micky: Why women live longer, better and peaceful life? Andrew: Because, they dont have a wife! Kid: What is husband and wife? Granny: Husband is the head of the family but wife is the neck, which can turn head anywhere! Julie: You know, behind every successful man, there is a woman. Michal: But behind every unsuccessful man, there are two. Jasmine: I am giving a big party. Are you coming to attend my 19th birthday party? James: No, i attended that four years ago!

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