The Real Sleeping Giant

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    During the heady days of the 2009 protests against the "Porkulus" bill, Obamacare, and big government in general, many people spoke of the rise of the Tea Party movement as the result of Presidents Obama and Bush having "woken the sleeping giant" of pro-liberty America.
    But that giant may turn out to be a pygmy when compared to what Barack Obama, Harry Reid, and Occupy Wall Street have awoken with their incessant and intensifying class warfare.
    Americans who consider themselves Tea Partiers are a minority of the country, even if a significant and motivated one. The real majority, one which Democrats are foolishly antagonizing, are those of us who refuse to accept the left's claims that Americans of one economic class are the enemy of those in another economic class.
    A recent poll by Gallup shows that the efforts of Obama and the Occupiers may be backfiring against the beggar-thy-neighbor Alinskyite left.
    To be clear, while the poll shows that "Americans' views of their own position as 'haves' or 'have nots' have been remarkably stable," the percentage of Americans who believe that the nation is divided along those lines has plunged since the last similar poll, done just prior to President Obama's election in 2008.





    The American Spectator : The Real Sleeping Giant
     
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    I can't argue with you much on your post.


    You gave yourself an applause?
     
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    Democrats will always bitch regardless of the nations status. Its what they do. The public however are as content as lambs. They may not have what they want but have what they need. As long as needs are met, You could die on the sidewalk and people would just step over you. Like democrats did in NY
     
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    no asswipe I'm applauding the bolded sentence in the op..
     
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    The American Spectator :eusa_hand: :lame2: Thats like me quoting the DailyKos :rolleyes:
     
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    Which you often do without knowing it. :eusa_angel:
     
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    Roughly three-quarters of the public (77%) say that they think there is too much power in the hands of a few rich people and large corporations in the United States.

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    Occupy Wall Street and Inequality
     
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    The system is rigged for the connected, as Caribou told us about Perry, no matter what Lifson & the rest of the Rightie press say :rolleyes: Citizens United only reinforced that cronyism.
     
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    ^This^.
     
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