Occupy Exit

Authorities are mercifully closing down Occupy protests in Oakland and New York. I say “mercifully” because it is going to get cold, at least out east, very soon. The Occupy protesters have no real strategy or plan to get what they want–if they even know what they want–other than the equivalent of holding their breath ’til they turn blue. That’s not how things get done in this country. They need to get their educations, get whatever jobs are available, pay their bills as best they can, and support candidates and policies to address the very real issues we all face as a people. Once they start acting responsibly, I expect more than a few of them to become conservatives.

About Stan Guthrie

Stan Guthrie is an editor at large for Christianity Today magazine and for the Chuck Colson Center for Christian Worldview. His latest book is God's Story in 66 Verses. He also is author of All that Jesus Asks: How His Questions Can Teach and Transform Us, Missions in the Third Millennium: 21 Key Trends for the 21st Century, and A Concise Guide to Bible Prophecy. He is co-author of The Sacrament of Evangelism. Besides authoring, writing, and editing books, Stan is a literary agent, bringing together good authors, good books, and good publishers. Stan writes the monthly Priorities colum for BreakPoint.org. He has appeared on National Public Radio's €œTell Me More,€ WGN's Milt Rosenberg program, and many Christian shows, including The Eric Metaxas Show and Moody Radio'€™s €œNew Day Florida.€ A licensed minister and an inspirational speaker, he served as moderator for the Christian Book Expo panel discussion, Does the God of Christianity Exist, and What Difference Does It Make?
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