Protests against Wall Street spread across US

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From: EarthLink - U.S. News

Protests against Wall Street spread across US :clap2:

Hundreds of demonstrators marched from a tent city on a grassy plot in downtown Boston to the Statehouse to call for an end of corporate influence of government.

"Our beautiful system of American checks and balances has been thoroughly trashed by the influence of banks and big finance that have made it impossible for the people to speak," said protester Marisa Engerstrom, of Somerville, Mass., a Harvard doctoral student.

Some stood on the sidewalk holding up signs, engaging in debate with passers-by and waving at honking cars. One man yelled "Go home!" from his truck. Another man made an obscene gesture.

Patrick Putnam, a 27-year-old chef from Framingham, Mass., said he's standing up for the 99 percent of Americans who have no say in what happens in government.

Protesters in St. Louis stood on a street corner a few blocks from the shimmering Gateway Arch, carrying signs that read, "How Did The Cat Get So Fat?," ''You're a Pawn in Their Game" and "We Want The Sacks Of Gold Goldman Sachs Stole From Us."
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In Las Vegas the students at UNLV are protesting because the corporations don't represent them.

That's the level of stupidity.
 
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In Las Vegas the students at UNLV are protesting because the corporations don't represent them.

That's the level of stupidity.
Hilarious, Middle Class Tea Party Sheep protest against taxes on the wealthy, and yet they have the nerve to call Protesters against Big Business stupid? ha lol :cuckoo:
 

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The irony is that most of these people will vote for Obama again in the next election. :lol:
 

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Obama voters don't get it. They voted for him hoping for change but they go change. Downward change and yes they will try it again because they are stupid. I loved the quote from the Harvard student. I wonder if he is liberal oh I forgot its Harvard. This movement thing is just to give the kids that are living on daddy's nickel something to do.
 

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The irony is that most of these people will vote for Obama again in the next election. :lol:
That's probably true, but it's no more ironic than the fact that most of the people protesting on the left in 1935, and highly critical of FDR, voted for him in '36. The idea is to push our elected officials in the direction the people want them to go. Obama won't go there unless pushed (he's proven that to a revolting degree), but he also won't go there if he's out of office.
 

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wonder what they gonna say when there is no more wall street and all the corporations have moved... they gonna plow up wall street and plants em some corn???:lol::lol::lol::lol:
 

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The irony is that most of these people will vote for Obama again in the next election. :lol:
That's probably true, but it's no more ironic than the fact that most of the people protesting on the left in 1935, and highly critical of FDR, voted for him in '36. The idea is to push our elected officials in the direction the people want them to go. Obama won't go there unless pushed (he's proven that to a revolting degree), but he also won't go there if he's out of office.
Obama has a do-nothing/know-nothing Congress. If/when he gets reelected, he doesn't have to cater to the right anymore. His first three years was spent trying to be inclusive & where did that get him?
 

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The irony is that most of these people will vote for Obama again in the next election. :lol:
That's probably true, but it's no more ironic than the fact that most of the people protesting on the left in 1935, and highly critical of FDR, voted for him in '36. The idea is to push our elected officials in the direction the people want them to go. Obama won't go there unless pushed (he's proven that to a revolting degree), but he also won't go there if he's out of office.
Obama has a do-nothing/know-nothing Congress. If/when he gets reelected, he doesn't have to cater to the right anymore. His first three years was spent trying to be inclusive & where did that get him?

Seems to me he has spent a great deal of that time battling his own Dems. His first two years in office he had a SUPERMAJORITY and could have gotten anything he wanted.

Hell it took him 18 months to get his HC bill passed. Not because of the Reps. They had no power. He and Pelosi and Reid had to fight with thier own party.

He's battling his Dems right now. Most of the Dems up for re-election aren't interested in advancing his "Faux Jobs Bill". They can see the writing on the wall even if Barry can't.

As for catering to the right>. WOW I must have missed that.
 

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