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    Re: Occupy Oakland protesters remove barricade at port entrance

    Quote Originally Posted by Ikari View Post
    We didn't start the fire.

    *cough*

    Varied reports, it all could have been avoided though by just allowing the protesters their full and unmolested right to assembly and protest.



    That cuts into the government's racket, and they wouldn't take so kindly.
    We? Well...if WE are the ****heads that launched bottles and rocks at the cops...then yes...WE did.

    But see...thats your problem...and theirs. You have this idea that your right to protest means whatever, whenever, however.

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    Re: Occupy Oakland protesters remove barricade at port entrance

    Quote Originally Posted by Ikari View Post
    Yeah, like flag burning is new
    it sells so well on the big stage...right? I'm serious...I WANT you to keep it up. And I want the images to get out more. I want the 53% to see the '99%' for what they are.

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    Re: Occupy Oakland protesters remove barricade at port entrance

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    We? Well...if WE are the ****heads that launched bottles and rocks at the cops...then yes...WE did.

    But see...thats your problem...and theirs. You have this idea that your right to protest means whatever, whenever, however.
    I believe that protest and assembly are amongst the most precious, important, and powerful of our rights. Thus I strive to uphold them to their fullest. Government force was used against the protest under such trite context as "camping" (though camping and protest are often different). I think had we more resolve to live by the rights and liberties of the individual and allowed them to stay without trying to use police force to make them leave; we would not be at this point. Was it really worth it?
    You know the time is right to take control, we gotta take offense against the status quo

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    Re: Occupy Oakland protesters remove barricade at port entrance

    Quote Originally Posted by VanceMack View Post
    it sells so well on the big stage...right? I'm serious...I WANT you to keep it up. And I want the images to get out more. I want the 53% to see the '99%' for what they are.
    ...ooookay.

    Someone's going coo-coo for coco puffs over here.
    You know the time is right to take control, we gotta take offense against the status quo

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    Quote Originally Posted by j-mac View Post
    So you are against voting/Democractic Republics like our system is now. Tell us, what would you like to see in its place?



    Again, what would you like to see take its place?



    Then maybe he shouldn't have, along with prominent demo's lent it the credence that he did.

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    For starters, proportional representation in the house, so we could have actual diversity of political opinion. I personally am a registered libertarian, but i'd love to see some greens represented too. belgium has 6 political parties... Could we in the US even imagine that many platforms? I want a diversity of choice, not a false binary system.

    Just because he might want OWS, or hope it is his doesn't make it so. Obama, like the last 2 democratic presidents before him, is a real centrist.
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    Re: Occupy Oakland protesters remove barricade at port entrance

    Quote Originally Posted by Ikari View Post
    I believe that protest and assembly are amongst the most precious, important, and powerful of our rights. Thus I strive to uphold them to their fullest. Government force was used against the protest under such trite context as "camping" (though camping and protest are often different). I think had we more resolve to live by the rights and liberties of the individual and allowed them to stay without trying to use police force to make them leave; we would not be at this point. Was it really worth it?
    Probably a question you should take up with the government officials that ordered it and not go out and act in conflict with the police. But just like this whole 'movement'...your aim sucks. You keep attacking the wrong people.

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    Re: Occupy Oakland protesters remove barricade at port entrance

    Quote Originally Posted by Ikari View Post
    We didn't start the fire.

    *cough*

    Varied reports, it all could have been avoided though by just allowing the protesters their full and unmolested right to assembly and protest.
    Maybe if the rule of law was being followed with these protests, then the view of the spoiled children wouldn't be so negative.

    That cuts into the government's racket, and they wouldn't take so kindly.
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    Re: Occupy Oakland protesters remove barricade at port entrance

    Quote Originally Posted by Ikari View Post
    ...ooookay.

    Someone's going coo-coo for coco puffs over here.
    Not at all and I couldnt be more serious. I want your broskis to keep burning the flags. i want them to keep showing themselves to the good ole US to be the disgusting disrespectful miscreants they are.

    But seriously...you and a few others here promote violent rebellion and you think I'M the one thats coo-coo? Thats comical dood. But hey...heres just a little heads up...like the heee-ro cocaine addict ex marine found out...if it gets real...its not a video game with a bunch of anime characters flinging powerballs at each other. K? So..keep your head down.

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    Re: Occupy Oakland protesters remove barricade at port entrance

    Quote Originally Posted by VanceMack View Post
    Probably a question you should take up with the government officials that ordered it and not go out and act in conflict with the police. But just like this whole 'movement'...your aim sucks. You keep attacking the wrong people.
    usually with mob sort of tendencies, yes. But police and government are valid targets in terms of rebellion/revolution.
    You know the time is right to take control, we gotta take offense against the status quo

    Quote Originally Posted by A. de Tocqueville
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    Re: Occupy Oakland protesters remove barricade at port entrance

    Quote Originally Posted by VanceMack View Post
    You are just silly. The 1% is LAUGHING at this ****. You think these people are impacting the 1%? They have what is known in the financial world "**** you money". Who this is impacting is all the retirees, the lower to middle income folks who have their retirement and 401ks tied up in the markets. These protesters are cutting their own throats and arent smart enough to see it.
    It is possible I'm smelling the GOP's dirty diapers - Obama's approval rating is rising (getting close to 50-50) and than there is this:

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    Source: National (US) Poll * November 2, 2011 * American Voters Like Obama Bet - Quinnipiac University Hamden, Connecticut

    We may well see 2008 all over again in 2012. But, of course the OWS / 99% movement has nothing to do with that.

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