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    Re: Occupy Oakland: City braces for general strike

    Quote Originally Posted by Fishstyx View Post
    How rediculous. The average longshoreman in Oakland makes around $30/hr plus benies. WTF are they bitching about. Say fire them all, sure there are plenty of people out there with CDLs that would love a job right now for $30/hr.
    God some people literally have no idea what the movement is about...


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    Re: Occupy Oakland: City braces for general strike

    Quote Originally Posted by TheDemSocialist View Post
    God some people literally have no idea what the movement is about...
    I agree. That includes the vast majority of the Occupy participants as well.

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    Re: Occupy Oakland: City braces for general strike

    Quote Originally Posted by Fishstyx
    How rediculous. The average longshoreman in Oakland makes around $30/hr plus benies. WTF are they bitching about.
    Well first it's called labor solidarity. Second this isn't about getting more pay.

    Say fire them all, sure there are plenty of people out there with CDLs that would love a job right now for $30/hr.
    That generally is the threat against labor activists, yes.
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    Re: Occupy Oakland: City braces for general strike

    I feel sorry for the Oakland police force who has to deal with all this unneeded nonsense.


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    Re: Occupy Oakland: City braces for general strike

    I feel sorry for all the DP members who have to deal with your unneeded nonsense.
    "I do not claim that every incident in the history of empire can be explained in directly economic terms. Economic interests are filtered through a political process, policies are implemented by a complex state apparatus, and the whole system generates its own momentum."

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    Re: Occupy Oakland: City braces for general strike

    Quote Originally Posted by Fishstyx View Post
    How rediculous. The average longshoreman in Oakland makes around $30/hr plus benies. WTF are they bitching about. Say fire them all, sure there are plenty of people out there with CDLs that would love a job right now for $30/hr.
    The Longshoreman's Union is not striking in itself. They are supporting the general strike. They are doing this for others.
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    Re: Occupy Oakland: City braces for general strike

    Quote Originally Posted by Jaaaman View Post
    This made me giggle, if only because "go occupy yourself" made me picture a buncha people with their heads up their rears.
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    Re: Occupy Oakland: City braces for general strike

    Yeah, because shutting down local economies during the weakest economic recovery on record will do wonders for the jobless masses camping out moaning about not having money, jobs, or guaranteed futures.
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    Re: Occupy Oakland: City braces for general strike

    I find it odd that all this trouble keeps happening in cities that have been liberal bastions for years. Maybe if they turned their anger to those who have caused all of this? No, that would make sense.
    Welfare (Food Stamps, WIC, etc...) are not entitlements. They are taxpayer funded handouts and shouldn't be called entitlements at all. Social Security and Veteran's benefits are 'Entitlements' because the people receiving them are entitled to them. They were earned and paid for by the recipients.

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    Re: Occupy Oakland: City braces for general strike

    Quote Originally Posted by Khayembii Communique View Post
    I feel sorry for all the DP members who have to deal with your unneeded nonsense.
    Why are you being so incredibly rude to everybody who disagrees with you?
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