View Poll Results: Is the OWS Movement against Capitalism?

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    Re: Is the OWS against Capitalism?

    Quote Originally Posted by Thunder View Post
    I don't think you understand the meaning of the term "useful idiot".
    I certainly do...and the term fits like a glove.
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    Re: Is the OWS against Capitalism?

    Quote Originally Posted by sangha View Post
    Sounds a lot like the teabaggers
    shrug...

    I have no love for the Tea Party, but they DID succeed in getting great political support for their agenda.

    OWS hasn't.
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    Re: Is the OWS against Capitalism?

    Quote Originally Posted by Mycroft View Post
    I certainly do...and the term fits like a glove.
    who are the OWS "useful idiots" for?

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    Re: Is the OWS against Capitalism?

    Quote Originally Posted by Thunder View Post
    who are the OWS "useful idiots" for?
    Lasn and his friends.
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    Re: Is the OWS against Capitalism?

    Quote Originally Posted by Mycroft View Post
    Lasn and his friends.
    who is "Lasn"?

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    Re: Is the OWS against Capitalism?

    Quote Originally Posted by RDS View Post
    They are not against capitalism. Their main issue is coporate greed and the income disparity. They want capitalist reforms.
    I'm impressed, you know more what's going on with the mass protest in this country than many do who are living here now.
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    Re: Is the OWS against Capitalism?

    Quote Originally Posted by Mycroft View Post
    How do you know?
    Because that is what they have told us for 3 months. Have you not seen their official Mission Statement?
    Last edited by Catawba; 12-19-11 at 08:39 PM.
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    Re: Is the OWS against Capitalism?

    Quote Originally Posted by Thunder View Post
    who is "Lasn"?
    sigh...

    This has already been discussed in this thread, though I can understand if you are reluctant to wade through more than 400 posts to find the information. To help you out, I'll give you this:

    http://www.debatepolitics.com/polls/...post1060021054
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    Re: Is the OWS against Capitalism?

    Quote Originally Posted by Catawba View Post
    Because that is what they have told us for 3 months. Have you not seen their official Mission Statement?
    sigh...

    Here we go again...

    Which "official Mission Statement" are you referring to? Which particular group are you referring to?
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    Re: Is the OWS against Capitalism?

    Quote Originally Posted by Mycroft View Post
    sigh...

    Here we go again...

    Which "official Mission Statement" are you referring to? Which particular group are you referring to?
    I am talking about the "official Mission Statement", the only position that has been approved by the Occupy Wall Street General Assembly, of which all the other Occupy protests around the country have joined.
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