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    Re: Big Win for 'Occupy Wall Street' Protesters?

    Quote Originally Posted by danarhea View Post
    clearly, all the name-calling against the OWS protestors as "Communists" is just hyperbole meant to scare America. But the fact is, this country is much less equal than it was just 30 years ago. Hell, if we went back to the income disparity we had when I was born in 1976, this country would be a lot better off.

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    Re: Big Win for 'Occupy Wall Street' Protesters?

    Quote Originally Posted by 1Perry View Post
    They still do even after getting their butts handed to them.
    So don't you think the Republicans shouldn't be taking OWS so lightly?
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    Re: Big Win for 'Occupy Wall Street' Protesters?

    Quote Originally Posted by Ikari View Post
    Protesters are often the thinkers. The ones not satisfied just being a cog, looking down and advancing the machinery without question. They question, they dissent, they stand against the machine when it is necessary. Freedom must be maintained, the Republic must be kept. And you cannot do that with mere cogs.
    Actually, what you described is still, "not thinking".

    There is the first order of ignorance, in that they are in the largest market on the face of the earth that offers "Not being a cog" in one of the cheapest, most obtainable ways of all industrialized nations, yeah, I'd have to say they likely aren't thinking. You can stop being a cog today. Submit resignation. Fill out your SOS paperwork. Send in with a small check. You are working for yourself. For most industries, you can start selling your valuable goods and services, within a few days.

    So they are protesting that? Quite the cunning plan.

    Now, second order ignorance is the realization that no matter who you think you work for, you are NATURES BITCH. Yes, you may have no boss, but you still have to serve a customer! You cannot escape the necessity that earning money in most cases, involves doing what someone else wants, i.e. a cog. We're all natures cog, life, death, fertilization....

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    Re: Big Win for 'Occupy Wall Street' Protesters?

    Quote Originally Posted by danarhea View Post
    So don't you think the Republicans shouldn't be taking OWS so lightly?
    No they shouldn't, I support them both.

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    Re: Big Win for 'Occupy Wall Street' Protesters?

    Quote Originally Posted by megaprogman View Post
    I look forward for your defense of this thesis while getting your doctorate of OWS mass psychology.
    You didn't watch the Interviews they have? You can't tell by what people are saying? You don't have to get a useless college degree to tell when someone is going in the wrong direction or missing the point. But then again it's all an opinion. To some people their patriots to others their jobless morons/communist. Usually all three at the same time. Communist don't love freedom for some crazy reason I couldn't fathom. Back to the point, they're blaming the rich. Yes, all of them. Aren't they the 99 percent? No? And why are they blaming the rich? Because their misled (By Pseudo Intellectuals). It's not the millionaires and billionaires fault were in this mess. Its the governments. And the soceity I live in we blame the people who did it. We don't put the blame on somebody who didn't do it.
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    Re: Big Win for 'Occupy Wall Street' Protesters?

    Quote Originally Posted by Free For All View Post
    You didn't watch the Interviews they have? You can't tell by what people are saying? You don't have to get a useless college degree to tell when someone is going in the wrong direction or missing the point. But then again it's all an opinion. To some people their patriots to others their jobless morons/communist. Usually all three at the same time. Communist don't love freedom for some crazy reason I couldn't fathom. Back to the point, they're blaming the rich. Yes, all of them. Aren't they the 99 percent? No? And why are they blaming the rich? Because their misled (By Pseudo Intellectuals). It's not the millionaires and billionaires fault were in this mess. Its the governments. And the soceity I live in we blame the people who did it. We don't put the blame on somebody who didn't do it.
    Explain to me how it's government's fault that CEO salaries are now 350 times the average worker's salary in this country (where it's more like 30 to 50x in most other capitalist nations).

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    Re: Big Win for 'Occupy Wall Street' Protesters?

    The Right to Peaceable Assembly is a truly American Right. I applaud the right. I personally find their reason a bit misguided, but then I do consider the source. Let's see how long they remain peaceful.

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    Re: Big Win for 'Occupy Wall Street' Protesters?

    Quote Originally Posted by danarhea View Post
    I'm sorry. I don't understand what you anti-capitalists are trying to say here.
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    Re: Big Win for 'Occupy Wall Street' Protesters?

    Quote Originally Posted by FilmFestGuy View Post
    Explain to me how it's government's fault that CEO salaries are now 350 times the average worker's salary in this country (where it's more like 30 to 50x in most other capitalist nations).
    lol. They don't tax em' enough?
    What puts us in debt is over spending right? YES! The government is giving how much money they ask for so therefore its the governments fault if they overspend!
    Anyways your saying the CEO's don't deserve the fruit of their risks? They risk money and run a business. Now do they work hard I'm pretty sure at one point in time they did. Now do I agree that they should have so much excess? No.

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    Re: Big Win for 'Occupy Wall Street' Protesters?

    Quote Originally Posted by Thunder View Post
    i hear some of them are Kenyan too.

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