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    Occupy Protestors Mobilize for Obama Visit

    Well, at least, "more than 100" (it's the NYTimes) did. be interesting to see if this spreads across the movement. like i've been saying for some time now, the starry eyed college students who rushed the polls in 2008 are the embittered un and under employed of 2012.

    More than 100 Occupy Wall Street protesters marched to a Midtown hotel on Wednesday night to protest a fund-raising event for President Obama...

    Demonstrators held signs that leveled some of the Occupy protest’s most pointed criticism to date of the president. “Obama is a corporate puppet,” one said. “War crimes must be stopped, no matter who does them,” read another, beside head shots of President George W. Bush and President Obama.


    One man, wearing a mask of the president’s face and holding a cigar, carried a sign that read, “I sold out!”
    Ben Campbell, 28, one of the march’s organizers, said he hoped to prove to skeptics of the protests that the demonstrators were political critics of equal opportunity.


    “President Obama is coming to town solely to raise money from the richest of the rich,” Mr. Campbell said....

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    Re: Occupy Protestors Mobilize for Obama Visit

    It must make yourself feel good to think that about Obama supporters. For every "starry eyed college student" support of Obama, there is one meth-addicted trailer park piece of trash conservative. See ya.
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    Re: Occupy Protestors Mobilize for Obama Visit

    it is nights like last night why sometimes I hate my city.

    My ****ing car is still there, Took the train out due to the insane gridlock.



    But signs like this, where his base is hounding him, protesting, is a good sign that he's in trouble.
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    Re: Occupy Protestors Mobilize for Obama Visit

    Quote Originally Posted by whysoserious View Post
    It must make yourself feel good to think that about Obama supporters. For every "starry eyed college student" support of Obama, there is one meth-addicted trailer park piece of trash conservative. See ya.
    Hackery at it's finest.
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    Quote Originally Posted by American View Post
    Hackery at it's finest.
    Why am I not surprised that you missed the point.
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    Re: Occupy Protestors Mobilize for Obama Visit

    Quote Originally Posted by cpwill View Post
    Well, at least, "more than 100" (it's the NYTimes) did. be interesting to see if this spreads across the movement. like i've been saying for some time now, the starry eyed college students who rushed the polls in 2008 are the embittered un and under employed of 2012.
    Buyers remorse. I wanted Hillary...can we make that change now?
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    Re: Occupy Protestors Mobilize for Obama Visit

    Quote Originally Posted by American View Post
    Hackery at it's finest.
    Bigotry at it's finest.
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    At least Bill saved his transgressions for grown women. Not suggesting what he did was OK. But he didn't chase 14 year olds.

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    Re: Occupy Protestors Mobilize for Obama Visit

    I guess people are waking up from the dream of hope and change. Question: Do you think they'll fall for it again during the 2012 elections?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Wake View Post
    I guess people are waking up from the dream of hope and change. Question: Do you think they'll fall for it again during the 2012 elections?
    I could vote for Romney if that is what you are asking
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    Re: Occupy Protestors Mobilize for Obama Visit

    Quote Originally Posted by ReverendHellh0und View Post
    But signs like this, where his base is hounding him, protesting, is a good sign that he's in trouble.
    I don't think the Occupy people generally represent the base on either side of the partisan coin. They are against the whole establishment and want system-wide changes, especially in the way congress accepts bribes and in how economic policy is formed. People keep calling them leftists yet they fail to acknowledge that OWS took place under a Dem governor, in a left-leaning State, in a Dem Federal environment. It makes no difference.

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