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    Re: Labor Unions Join Wall Street Occupiers for "Mass Rally'

    Quote Originally Posted by coolwalker View Post
    Let's see, Sorros funds MoveOn.org and Sorros single-handedly destroyed The Bank of England...I would say he's pretty good at meyhem. That is no fallacy my friend.
    Which did not counter my point in any way, shape or form. Let me give you a hint by example: If Sorros supports eating healthy, that does not mean eating healthy is a bad idea, nor that those advocating eating healthy are planning mayhem. That is why your post was a logical fallacy(among other reasons).
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    Re: Labor Unions Join Wall Street Occupiers for "Mass Rally'

    Quote Originally Posted by tessaesque View Post
    Even if 79% agree with that sentiment it has little to do with lounging around for three weeks in protest on Wall St. That ill-designed bailout and stimulus program was put together by our elected officials, using what they believed was the "best" method of stimulating the economy.

    I'd much rather spend 3 weeks seeking employment, working, educating myself, and doing what I need to do to secure my future on my own than sitting around shouting about how everything is Wall St.s fault.
    let's go back to '62 and see how these kinds of sentiments play out

    it's ok to have to sit in the back of the bus; i still get where i am going, anyway

    i have no problem not drinking at the 'whites only' water fountain, they probably have another around here for black folks. i'll just check the basement

    why would i want to give up three weeks pay mowing white folks' lawns, just to go on a march for civil rights

    why do they want to eat at the white folks' lunch counter when they can eat at a place that serves black people

    don't matter that i can't marry a white woman; i prefer black women anyway

    sure my kids get all the hand-me-down books from the white school, but at least they get to attend the black school ... even if it isn't nearly as adequate


    the point being, there are always excuses someone can find NOT to do the right thing
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    Re: Labor Unions Join Wall Street Occupiers for "Mass Rally'

    Quote Originally Posted by justabubba View Post
    let's go back to '62 and see how these kinds of sentiments play out

    it's ok to have to sit in the back of the bus; i still get where i am going, anyway

    i have no problem not drinking at the 'whites only' water fountain, they probably have another around here for black folks. i'll just check the basement

    why would i want to give up three weeks pay mowing white folks' lawns, just to go on a march for civil rights

    why do they want to eat at the white folks' lunch counter when they can eat at a place that serves black people

    don't matter that i can't marry a white woman; i prefer black women anyway

    sure my kids get all the hand-me-down books from the white school, but at least they get to attend the black school ... even if it isn't nearly as adequate


    the point being, there are always excuses someone can find NOT to do the right thing
    Okay, let's just use the bus comparison. Blacks decided through the Rosa Parks incident that being relegated to the back was unfair. So they went after the people who create the policy and hit 'em where it hurts by boycotting the busing system. Effective means of protest.

    People decide Wall St. is the problem (the problem, apparently, being that govt. bailouts focused on Wall St. and not on "Main St."). They go to Wall St. and sit around shouting for 3 weeks, while Wall St. continues to function as it always has. Pretty ineffective means of protest and, I would add, largely misdirected. Even if Wall St. is pulling the strings, the government is still the ones drafting, voting for, and authorizing the laws and financial distribution that led to this situation.
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    That is odd. How can this be when cpwill is telling me that NPR interviewed the leaders and he heard it? They don't really have leaders, as this is pointing out, and NPR doesn't have anything about such an interview on their site, and now NPR is saying every one is in on decisions? It's almost as if cpwill either made up or distorted what he heard...
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    Re: Labor Unions Join Wall Street Occupiers for "Mass Rally'

    Quote Originally Posted by tessaesque View Post
    Okay, let's just use the bus comparison. Blacks decided through the Rosa Parks incident that being relegated to the back was unfair. So they went after the people who create the policy and hit 'em where it hurts by boycotting the busing system. Effective means of protest.

    People decide Wall St. is the problem (the problem, apparently, being that govt. bailouts focused on Wall St. and not on "Main St."). They go to Wall St. and sit around shouting for 3 weeks, while Wall St. continues to function as it always has. Pretty ineffective means of protest and, I would add, largely misdirected. Even if Wall St. is pulling the strings, the government is still the ones drafting, voting for, and authorizing the laws and financial distribution that led to this situation.
    You decide taxes and government spending are a problem. So what do you do? You decide to hold multiple rallies where people will go around with idiotic costumes shouting idiotic things and being offended every time some one criticizes you. Government continues to function as it always has.

    See what I did there?
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    Re: Labor Unions Join Wall Street Occupiers for "Mass Rally'

    Even if 79% agree with that sentiment it has little to do with lounging around for three weeks in protest on Wall St. That ill-designed bailout and stimulus program was put together by our elected officials, using what they believed was the "best" method of stimulating the economy.

    I'd much rather spend 3 weeks seeking employment, working, educating myself, and doing what I need to do to secure my future on my own than sitting around shouting about how everything is Wall St.s fault
    That's just an argument for inaction.

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    Re: Labor Unions Join Wall Street Occupiers for "Mass Rally'

    Quote Originally Posted by tessaesque View Post
    Okay, let's just use the bus comparison. Blacks decided through the Rosa Parks incident that being relegated to the back was unfair. So they went after the people who create the policy and hit 'em where it hurts by boycotting the busing system. Effective means of protest.

    People decide Wall St. is the problem (the problem, apparently, being that govt. bailouts focused on Wall St. and not on "Main St."). They go to Wall St. and sit around shouting for 3 weeks, while Wall St. continues to function as it always has. Pretty ineffective means of protest and, I would add, largely misdirected. Even if Wall St. is pulling the strings, the government is still the ones drafting, voting for, and authorizing the laws and financial distribution that led to this situation.
    how long between rosa's bus ride and the '64 equal rights legislation?

    and you expect something to come of this in a few days?
    we are negotiating about dividing a pizza and in the meantime israel is eating it
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    Re: Labor Unions Join Wall Street Occupiers for "Mass Rally'

    Quote Originally Posted by Redress View Post
    You decide taxes and government spending are a problem. So what do you do? You decide to hold multiple rallies where people will go around with idiotic costumes shouting idiotic things and being offended every time some one criticizes you. Government continues to function as it always has.

    See what I did there?
    This thread isn't about the tea party. But if you want to go there, here's a pretty significant fallacy in your argument: The tea party actually succeeded in electing new members to the legislature in hopes of creating the change they wanted to see. Whether you agree with their premise or not, their movement extended beyond misdirected sit-ins.
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    Re: Labor Unions Join Wall Street Occupiers for "Mass Rally'

    Quote Originally Posted by justabubba View Post
    how long between rosa's bus ride and the '64 equal rights legislation?

    and you expect something to come of this in a few days?
    I'm expecting nothing to come out of this unless they decide to direct their anger and protests towards the actual cause of the "problem" they see.
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