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Originally posted by woodwardjnr
This is not a revolution, please stop calling it one. It is criminality on a massive scale. Criminal opportunism taking advantage of the situation. A real break down in moral's an values. This is not the rise of the masses, but an out pouring of criminality.
A revolution? For what? For a society that is ruled by the whims of spoiled boys?
Originally posted by LondonerBLV
The welfare state. For example, out of work benefits, child benefits, houising benefit. These scumbags rake in thousands per month pay tax on their benefits and then assume that because their poor 'innit they can take what they want. I say # them.
Get your head out the sand. The rich are rich because they made something of themselves, they tried in school. SIMPLE!
(I classify myself as poor but I don't think I have a right to go out thieving.
Also, I don't blame it all on the rich white mans evils. Which is exactly what these pieces of crap are doing. Notice what colour faces are present at these riots?)
It isn't a revolution. A revolution has a reason. There is no reason here. It is a pile of stupid doing stupid.
A revolution of drunks and idiots wanting a TV to sell on ebay isn't revolution. It is a frackin' travesty of stupidity.
Originally posted by Aeons
Their grandparents ate far less in their youth. They had far less.
Is poverty a reason? It can be. NOT HAVING A GAMEBOY ISN'T A REVOLUTION. Only in this case, they merely don't have the BEST most recent gameboy.
Most of the riots in the other areas aren't revolutions either. There are some people looking to impose a religious theocracy on their neighbours.
Revolution my arse.
In a revolution for something better, you may assume that I'll be there. You may assume, as most people who know me do, that I'll probably be one of the people leading it.
A revolution of drunks and idiots wanting a TV to sell on ebay isn't revolution. It is a frackin' travesty of stupidity.edit on 2011/8/9 by Aeons because: (no reason given)
Originally posted by deltaboy
So its true? Sounds similar to Egypt or other countries where the elite and dictators are haves and the rioters are the have nots and people call them thugs and terrorists.
Originally posted by TheWalkingFox
reply to post by Aeons
Wouldn't that just be maintaining the status quo?