Remember the Madison protests?

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    Time's person of the year is 'The Protestor' but Time didn't consider those hoards of protestors in Madison, WI worth naming .....

    "In the U.S., three acute and overlapping money crises — tanked economy, systemic financial recklessness, gigantic public debt — along with ongoing revelations of double dealing by banks, new state laws making certain public-employee-union demands illegal and the refusal of Congress to consider even slightly higher taxes on the very highest incomes mobilized Occupy Wall Street and its millions of supporters."

    Read more: The Protester - Person of the Year 2011

    Mobilized OWS?


    The local news in Green Bay cast this as a snub. I sort of want to say :eusa_boohoo: to that since I am a Walker supporter, but seriously ... this is a shoddy account of the protest movement in the U.S. during this year.








    On a somewhat related note I smile to hear that Paul Ryan was a runner-up. Time called him the most influential American politician of the year and added:

    "Through a combination of hard work, good timing and possibly suicidal guts, the Wisconsin Republican managed to harness his party to a dramatic plan for dealing with America's rapidly rising public debt."
     
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    Poor anti-Walkerites. Already on their way to being a footnote in history and nobody cares. ;)
     
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    Fame is fleeting but obscurity is forever, Amelia.:lol:
     

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