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November 18th, 2011, 02:01 PM

haftin to be uproared





Jesus saves completely.

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For there are many insubordinate, both idle talkers and deceivers, especially those of the circumcision, whose mouths must be stopped

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November 18th, 2011, 02:04 PM

Those guys have no idea how to build a hooverville.
Wait, shouldn't it be called an obamaville now?





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November 18th, 2011, 03:55 PM

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I learned nothing other than a bunch of kids and a few adults are bored and wanted another Woodstock.
Actually, they make sense in some of their "demands".

I'll highlight some.

Demand one: Restoration of the living wage. This demand can only be met by ending "Freetrade" by re-imposing trade tariffs on all imported goods entering the American market to level the playing field for domestic family farming and domestic manufacturing as most nations that are dumping cheap products onto the American market have radical wage and environmental regulation advantages. Another policy that must be instituted is raise the minimum wage to twenty dollars an hr.

I call it "restoration of American jobs", but let the free market decide the wage. The minimum wage is ridiculous; don't they know that the cost to consumers will skyrocket, or that companies will layoff employees just to make a profit?

The next 8 are right out of the Communist Manifesto. I like this one though:

Demand ten: Bring American elections up to international standards of a paper ballot precinct counted and recounted in front of an independent and party observers system.

Cut back on voter fraud. I see nothing wrong with that.

2 out of 13 I agree with.





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November 18th, 2011, 03:57 PM

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Another policy that must be instituted is raise the minimum wage to twenty dollars an hr.





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November 18th, 2011, 04:15 PM

I'll highlight some more that I agree with.

They have taken bailouts from taxpayers with impunity, and continue to give Executives exorbitant bonuses.

They have perpetuated inequality and discrimination in the workplace based on age, the color of one’s skin, sex, gender identity and sexual orientation.

[If they mean they've given special rights to minority groups in the work place, then I agree with them. You can't give a group of people certain "rights", without taking rights away from individuals. That's a Marxist philosophy as well].

They have profited off of the torture, confinement, and cruel treatment of countless animals, and actively hide these practices.

[Overturn Roe v Wade and we'll talk about cruel treatment to chickens Pamela Anderson. Mmmmmm, KFC does sound good for dinner].

They have consistently outsourced labor and used that outsourcing as leverage to cut workers’ healthcare and pay.

[They've definitely outsourced. Not that I don't like talking to someone from India who barely speaks a word of English. But again, let the free market decide on healthcare and pay]

They have sold our privacy as a commodity.

[Not that I don't enjoy messing with telemarketers 10 times a day.]

They have deliberately declined to recall faulty products endangering lives in pursuit of profit.

[I don't know about "deliberately", but products made in China are pretty faulty to begin with.]

They continue to block generic forms of medicine that could save people’s lives or provide relief in order to protect investments that have already turned a substantial profit.

[While I'm glad that there is a FDA, it's way too bureaucratic, and doesn't allow the free market to get involved in health products for the most part].

They purposefully keep people misinformed and fearful through their control of the media.

[They surely aren't implying that the prostitute media would LIE?]

While the majority of their "demands" are loony, as seen, a few are legitimate.





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November 18th, 2011, 04:16 PM

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toldailytopic: What have you learned from the Occupy Wall Street movement?
What Wall Street Thinks About the Occupy Wall Street Movement





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November 18th, 2011, 04:16 PM

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Read what I said about the minimum wage genius.

"The minimum wage is ridiculous; don't they know that the cost to consumers will skyrocket, or that companies will layoff employees just to make a profit?"





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November 18th, 2011, 04:25 PM

What have we learned from OWS:

Idiots have a herd instinct, even if it clogs traffic.
Morons behave like animals when you get them En-mass.
Liberals are more of a threat to POTUS than conservatives.
The media paints these bums in a positive light-not reporting their vandalism.
The protest has gathered to detract the public from failed Obama policies.
These gathering don't solve problems--rather they create them.
OWS is nothing more than a mob composed of troublemakers, drug addicts and vandals.
Liberalism appeals to the drug and criminal element.



   
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November 18th, 2011, 04:37 PM

What I learned about people siding with one side of a movement based on the other's radical ideas and behaviors, I didn't learn from OWS, I learned it elsewhere:

While watching the inbreds from the Westboro Baptist Church carrying their signs that said "God hates fags" and "Thank God for Dead Soldiers", debating a group of homosexuals, I saw how people naturally sided with the less radical of the two (of course the homosexuals weren't dressed in drag, they were "respectable moral degenerates"). Both were wrong, but most of the crowd didn't acknowledge that.

I'm seeing that here.





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November 18th, 2011, 06:52 PM

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November 18th, 2011, 06:54 PM

Ahh, for the good old days of firehoses, night sticks and attack dogs.



   
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November 18th, 2011, 10:17 PM

People keep saying that OWS are just kids ... I think there are more than kids among the ranks.

Something else that I've learned is that Nancy P, our President, and other socialists, communists, or progressives (however you want to describe them) are more than ready to jump on board with this group of people ...no matter what ideologies or horrible behaviors are within the crowd. This seals for me the intent of their agenda for America and the fact that they will join up with any radical group, to gain a potential supportive voter.

Maybe I could have some respect for a few of the aspects of the movement if only their ranks showed some respect for the American way of a peaceful and law abiding demonstration.

I'd like to know - aren't there laws regarding loitering? If so, I'd like to know why they haven't been enforced long ago.

It is a crime that any policeman or woman or businessman has been hurt in any way ... by having to deal with these law breakers. Shame on the OWS crowd!




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November 18th, 2011, 10:31 PM

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I don't know whether to laugh or cry ... to be upset with or feel sorry for.
The video just left me sad.



   
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People keep saying that OWS are just kids
What passes for "kids" nowadays -- twenty-somethings.
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Stupidity may be a terminal condition for some.
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Maybe I could have some respect for a few of the aspects of the movement if only their ranks showed some respect for the American way of a peaceful and law abiding demonstration.
Peaceful demonstrations don't get you what you want. Witness any tantrum-throwing three-year-old.
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I'd like to know - aren't there laws regarding loitering? If so, I'd like to know why they haven't been enforced long ago.
Politicians trying to figure out how to best exploit the situation.
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It is a crime that any policeman or woman or businessman has been hurt in any way ... by having to deal with these law breakers. Shame on the OWS crowd!
Shame on the politicians and unions supporting them.






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