A Conservative Defense of OWS

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    A Conservative Defense of Occupy Wall Street



    I visited the OWS movement in my own town. I received one leaflet from someone who had come South from across the river. It talked about regulatory capture and how corporations use government regulations to shield themselves from free market competition. At the end it had links to libertarian sites like Reason Magazine.

    Anyway, its very easy to sympathize with both the proto-Tea Party and OWS, once you realize the essential overlap.

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    Yeah OWS and the Tea party have alot of the same gripes and blame many of the same people. The only difference is that OWS claim that the elites are responsible (yanno the 1%) where the Tea Party seems to believe that the poor are to blame (or programs for the poor)

    Both hate TARP, both are tiers of the same old shit but the tea party thinks that Obama is responsible for TARP
     
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    Another point is that the repubs like to pretend that because OWS doesn't have one message they "don't know what they want" pretending that if they did have one message everything would be ok. Differing opinions equal stupidity to them but a unified message equals "sheep". So no matter what OWS thinks they hate it.
     
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    ^^^^ That's the problem. Idiots who believe the bullshit instead of using logic to understand what people they disagree with are saying. The TEA Parties do not believe the poor are to blame. They believe (and they are right) that the fucking government is responsible. Hence, they protest the government.

    Moron.
     
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    There is a lot of blind hate and suspicion for OWS on the right; even after the unfair hate and suspicion for Tea Partiers on the left.

    Its very disconcerting how partisan we as Americans are.
     
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    Once you realize the two movements are not anything like one another only then will you realize the true intentions of both. The Tea party wants limited government and lower taxes, OWS wants to collapse the system and run under a dictatorship by communism. Van Jones himself admitted that they will try to mimic the tea party, and by doing so they have adopted some tea party principles just to try to act like they are on the same side, it doesn't take away from the fact that they are still trying to collapse the system, why do you think the Democrats approve of the filth occupying in our cities in protest right now? They want the system to collapse also, especially before November 2012, they got a taste of full power, and will not relinquish it easily. Why did OWs not happen in 2010? I'll tell you why, Obama was not up for re-election and the Democrats did not stand to lose it all in 2010. OWS is not a grass roots movement, they have to pay people to show up, and the unions are there just to stir the pot.
    It won't work, we will remain peaceful and vote them out in 2012. The only thing the left can do now is manufacture their own riots to get elections suspended, and dont be surprised when it happens.
     
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    I get their message.

    Give me what you have. They are thieves. They are people who want to steal without having the balls to do it.

    :lol:

    These are the laziest thieves on the planet. Give me what you have.

    Why?

    Because I want it. And if I whine loud enough I'll get it.

    Oh too funny.:eusa_angel:
     
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    Indeed, and liberals had no issue with the ‘proto-TPM,’ either, given the overlap; the conflict arose when the TPM abandoned its original non-partisan demands and were absorbed by the GOP shortly after Obama took office, which was inevitable given the fact 70 percent of TPM members were republicans or republican leaning independents.
     
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    The Tea Party Believes Government is Responsible.
     
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    You have to admit Van Jones is pretty good. Hey, he is from the Karenga team who actually got the original Black Panters killed. And that is crazy.The New Black Panthers are NOTHING like the old.

    I don't understand how you can do this to one another.
     

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