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    Re: New York City Cafe May Shut Its Doors for Good Due to 'Occupy,' Owner Says

    Quote Originally Posted by Thunder View Post
    some folks here seem to have lost respect for the OWS protesters' right to free speech & assembly.
    Why should they have anyone´s respect? Respect has to be earned and most of these people apparently haven't earned it.

    And the question is where they assemble, not their right to assemble. If they don't have the common courtesy to allow people to go about their daily business then the likelihood of their gaining any respect diminishes accordingly.

    Aren´t you the poster who was complaining that you were under constant attack? Grow a couple.

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    Re: New York City Cafe May Shut Its Doors for Good Due to 'Occupy,' Owner Says

    I feel bad for this business owner that he took an opportunity and missed it. All that volume and no sales.
    We went from sticks and stones may break my bones but words will never hurt me to safe spaces.

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    Re: New York City Cafe May Shut Its Doors for Good Due to 'Occupy,' Owner Says

    Quote Originally Posted by Blue_State View Post
    I feel bad for this business owner that he took an opportunity and missed it. All that volume and no sales.
    Yes, the OWS had plenty of volume. That´s about all they had.

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    Re: New York City Cafe May Shut Its Doors for Good Due to 'Occupy,' Owner Says

    poor little restaurant owner
    his business is struggling to make it in a down economy caused in large degree by his wall street customers
    and rather than blame the true culprits, he prefers to assign blame to OWS protesters who are no longer present
    **** him
    we are negotiating about dividing a pizza and in the meantime israel is eating it
    once you're over the hill you begin to pick up speed

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    Re: New York City Cafe May Shut Its Doors for Good Due to 'Occupy,' Owner Says

    Quote Originally Posted by Grant View Post
    Why should they have anyone´s respect? Respect has to be earned and most of these people apparently haven't earned it.

    And the question is where they assemble, not their right to assemble. If they don't have the common courtesy to allow people to go about their daily business then the likelihood of their gaining any respect diminishes accordingly.

    Aren´t you the poster who was complaining that you were under constant attack? Grow a couple.
    You don't need to respect OWS. But as they have the right to assemble and protest; you do have to tolerate them.
    You know the time is right to take control, we gotta take offense against the status quo

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    Re: New York City Cafe May Shut Its Doors for Good Due to 'Occupy,' Owner Says

    Quote Originally Posted by Grant View Post
    Let´s keep in mind that freedom of speech is also included among these rights. Thus if many want to call the OWS protesters useless, dirty and ignorant, they have that right as well.

    We don't have to support protesters just because it is their right to protest.
    You certainly don't. Nor did I say you'd have to. But since they do have the right to assemble and protest, you do have to tolerate them.
    You know the time is right to take control, we gotta take offense against the status quo

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    Re: New York City Cafe May Shut Its Doors for Good Due to 'Occupy,' Owner Says

    Quote Originally Posted by Thunder View Post
    some folks here seem to have lost respect for the OWS protesters' right to free speech & assembly.
    It might have something to do with the way the OWS vermin are trampling all over the rights of others.
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    Re: New York City Cafe May Shut Its Doors for Good Due to 'Occupy,' Owner Says

    Quote Originally Posted by Bob Blaylock View Post
    It might have something to do with the way the OWS vermin are trampling all over the rights of others.
    hanging out in parks indefinitely, does indeed prevent Johnny & Sally from playing ball in the park.

    but OWS is trying to fight for the future of this country, while Johnny & Sally can just go to another park.

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    Re: New York City Cafe May Shut Its Doors for Good Due to 'Occupy,' Owner Says

    Quote Originally Posted by Thunder View Post
    hanging out in parks indefinitely, does indeed prevent Johnny & Sally from playing ball in the park.

    but OWS is trying to fight for the future of this country, while Johnny & Sally can just go to another park.
    “Johnny and Sally” paid the taxes for that park. They have every right to enjoy it. The OWS vermin truly are, in that example, violating the rights of others. Most of them are worthless parasites who contribute nothing whatsoever to society, including the taxes to pay for the park and the other resources that they are hogging. This is classic “makers vs. takers”. It is never any surprise to find you on the side of the takers.

    But you never answered the key question: When these filthy, disgusting, thieving vermin threaten your own livelihood, will you still defend them as you do now? Will you still take their side?
    The five great lies of the Left Wrong:
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    Re: New York City Cafe May Shut Its Doors for Good Due to 'Occupy,' Owner Says

    Quote Originally Posted by Bob Blaylock View Post
    ...The OWS vermin truly are, in that example, violating the rights of others. Most of them are worthless parasites who contribute nothing whatsoever to society, including the taxes to pay for the park and the other resources that they are hogging. This is classic “makers vs. takers”. It is never any surprise to find you on the side of the takers.

    But you never answered the key question: When these filthy, disgusting, thieving vermin threaten your own livelihood, will you still defend them as you do now? Will you still take their side?
    the OWS protesters pay income taxes & sales taxes. That funds the parks & the police. So don't go down that route.

    and yes, I find the right to express grievances against the government is slightly more important than the right of Sally & Johnny to play ball with their puppy.

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