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    Re: 'Occupy' Promises 'Biggest Shut Down The City Of New York Has Ever Seen,' Blockad

    Quote Originally Posted by Hatuey View Post
    People in Chile were freer than in communist societies?
    Of course. That should be common knowledge.
    If you believe government kidnappings, murders, rapes, execution of political dissidents, banning of political parties and corporatist economic policies are the mark of societies "freer" than communist societies, you're either a moron or completely ignorant of Chile from the 70s to the late 80s.
    Chile was freer than any communist country.

    Which communist country do you believe was more free than Chile?

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    Re: 'Occupy' Promises 'Biggest Shut Down The City Of New York Has Ever Seen,' Blockad

    Quote Originally Posted by Grant View Post
    Of course. That should be common knowledge.

    Chile was freer than any communist country.

    Which communist country do you believe was more free than Chile?
    No, no, the point is not that communist countries were freer, but that Chile was as "free" as any other economic, military and political dictatorship regardless of political ideology.

    I'll give you a tip: Dictatorships aren't known for 'freedom'.
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    Re: 'Occupy' Promises 'Biggest Shut Down The City Of New York Has Ever Seen,' Blockad

    Quote Originally Posted by muciti View Post
    Not true. Working harder means nothing it the only concern of consumers is the price. The only way the American economy and current standard of living is going to improve or even stay the same is by the American people investing in themselves.
    You best get used to the idea that consumers are only interested in price and quality, and they would be doing themselves and their families a disservice if they acted otherwise.

    The American people are not investing in themselves. Instead they are unwillingly investing in Big Government and Big Government is making it ever harder for the American people to freely compete against anyone.

    How can Americans invest in each other anyway when they demonize success?

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    Re: 'Occupy' Promises 'Biggest Shut Down The City Of New York Has Ever Seen,' Blockad

    Quote Originally Posted by Hatuey View Post
    No, no, the point is not that communist countries were freer, but that Chile was as "free" as any other economic, military and political dictatorship regardless of political ideology.

    I'll give you a tip: Dictatorships aren't known for 'freedom'.
    The point was in the original post, not in this latest change you made.

    Your words and opinion lack any value.

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    Re: 'Occupy' Promises 'Biggest Shut Down The City Of New York Has Ever Seen,' Blockad

    Quote Originally Posted by muciti View Post
    There is no way this could be construed as constructive to any conversation.
    Because there's nothing positive, or constructive to say to say about the occutards.

    They have about as much to add to society as L.A. street gangs.
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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' Promises 'Biggest Shut Down The City Of New York Has Ever Seen,' Blockad

    The American people are not investing in themselves.
    And here is the problem. As the trend is currently going, where exactly are Americans going to be working? Right now America is running on the excess successes of previous generation. And we are quickly blowing through that. We keep losing jobs and money to china what exactly do you think will happen? Rather than do something about it you seem to be be thinking we should just shrug it off and do nothing. That attitude is not going to help fix anything. Our generation may be fine, and thats all that matters right?
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    Re: 'Occupy' Promises 'Biggest Shut Down The City Of New York Has Ever Seen,' Blockad

    Quote Originally Posted by OpportunityCost View Post
    I have a prediction. This will not end well. Especially if OWS executes it well and manages to disrupt people trying to go about their every day lives.
    I think this will be good for the country. More the people get to see of what Liberalism really is, the less they will like it.

    This is Liberalism on parade and I predict that the American People will turn their noses up at it.
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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' Promises 'Biggest Shut Down The City Of New York Has Ever Seen,' Blockad

    Quote Originally Posted by apdst View Post
    Because there's nothing positive, or constructive to say to say about the occutards.

    They have about as much to add to society as L.A. street gangs.
    I don't disagree that OWS is filled with a bunch of idiots. Not all them, but there are enough idiots who keep the movement from doing what it could be doing. If OWS could pull its **** together and organize they could have a very good impact on this country.

    First thing they need to do is get all their "members" to practice what they preach and start protesting according to the law.

    But that is not what you said. Dont change your statement. The one I replied to helps nothing and adds nothing to the conversation.
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    Re: OWS plan on blocking New York Bridges, Tunnels, and Ferries on May 1st.

    Quote Originally Posted by Harshaw View Post
    Never seen much concerning OWS which indicates the contrast is false. The vast majority of them appear to be privileged or semi-privileged white kids.
    I thought they were lazy, unemployed people wanting more entitlements. Why would rich kids need that?
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    We’ll say what? Something like “nothing happened” ... Yeah, we might say something like that.

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    Re: 'Occupy' Promises 'Biggest Shut Down The City Of New York Has Ever Seen,' Blockad

    Quote Originally Posted by apdst View Post
    I think this will be good for the country. More the people get to see of what Liberalism really is, the less they will like it.

    This is Liberalism on parade and I predict that the American People will turn their noses up at it.
    While many members OWS are liberals, this is not a liberal movement.
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