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Rand Paul "They're On Their iPhones Wearing Designer Jeans Their Parents Bought For Them"

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posted on Oct, 7 2011 @ 07:08 PM
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Originally posted by Domo1
reply to post by Sly1one
 


Yes lets protest our own livelihood. Lets protest a corporation that gives us a job, a product to use. Oh wait, none of those filthy hippies even have jobs...


filthy hippies? you honestly think these are all filthy hippies? Be really honest with yourself...do you really think that?

as far as protesting their own livelihood


don't you for one second think that the "large corporations" and "$" make anything possible they are worthless without people (and lots of them) to create/design/build them...CEO's don't do jackS*** for the world THE PEOPLE DO IT ALL! and people are realizing this and they are realizing they have been sold out and used to make the VERY FEW 1% as powerful as they are today...

the creativity and ingenuity of the 99% has been pirated and sold back to them...




posted on Oct, 7 2011 @ 07:09 PM
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Rand Paul is right and wrong. Paul is right that the people protesting are hypocrites of the highest order when they go out and use unethical shopping methods all day long without consideration of the alternatives. Rand Paul does not have a problem with corporations because he is seeing that all the people bashing them are doing nothing in their personal lives to actually push in another direction.

Rand Paul is wrong in his implication that corporations are something that should get any support at all. Corporations should be phased out completely. Lets transition from a system where business regulations are based in criminal code (and those codes are mostly written by corporations), to a system where business regulations are based on civil law. Instead of the pre-emptive nonsense written by congress lets have an efficient system of civil law so that corporate misbehavior is governed by a simple rule: if you cause damage, you've got to pay restitution to pay for it, and you've got to take steps to show its not going to happen again. Of course Rand Paul probably meant to say exactly that but in point of fact he didn't.

The people protesting Wall Street: Is their money in credit unions? Are they supporter alternatives to to the US dollar? Are they starting or joining consumer co-ops? Those are all things proven to work, and those are solutions both the left and the right can agree to. If they (the left) wants unity and positive dialogue then they'll have to step onto the common ground of peaceful solutions to societies problems. I say peaceful because it isn't peaceful for the US to make laws saying if you don't accept dollars you will be punished (ie the reason they have a monopoly) and it isn't peaceful for the US to point a gun at poor people and make them give 16% of their income to the "charity program" that is social security.
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posted on Oct, 7 2011 @ 07:09 PM
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Africa is a continent, not a country... there are some good counties in Africa and some bad ones and most of the bad ones don't even have markets.
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posted on Oct, 7 2011 @ 07:10 PM
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Originally posted by Domo1
It is preposterous to have people with cameras that cost more than many peoples rent protesting the 'evil' corporations. The idiots don't even have a clear message and I am looking forward to the day they start rioting and get their comeuppance.


I have a camera that cost more than my car.

And yet, I'm still angry at Monsanto.

Please explain why that anger is displaced.



posted on Oct, 7 2011 @ 07:11 PM
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You are completely right. They are not all filthy hippies, the majority are filthy hipsters. Daddy can you buy me a camera so I can pretend to be involved with something important? Idiots think they deserve to be paid money for not doing a thing. Your communism is frightening.




as far as protesting their own livelihood



I roll my eyes at the protesters protesting their own POTENTIAL livelihood too.
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posted on Oct, 7 2011 @ 07:13 PM
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Dude there is a difference between being mad at specific corporations and being mad at ALL corporations. I'm sorry your car is a piece of junk. Perhaps you should apply for a new job. Try a corporation.



posted on Oct, 7 2011 @ 07:21 PM
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Originally posted by Domo1

Dude there is a difference between being mad at specific corporations and being mad at ALL corporations. I'm sorry your car is a piece of junk. Perhaps you should apply for a new job. Try a corporation.


The car's actually not that bad - the camera is a pentax 645d.

The question is: where do you draw the line? How many corporations am I allowed to feel anger towards? Am I allowed to feel anger towards the one I work for, if they're engaged in unscrupulous activities?

Owning things and using technology or even working for a large corporation shouldn't be akin to some kind of waiver, indemnifying the actions of all governments and all corporations - and it seems to me that's what you're suggesting.



posted on Oct, 7 2011 @ 07:23 PM
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Originally posted by Domo1
reply to post by vox2442
 


It is preposterous to have people with cameras that cost more than many peoples rent protesting the 'evil' corporations. The idiots don't even have a clear message and I am looking forward to the day they start rioting and get their comeuppance.

Well, its not as if they're wasting their time putting lipstick and clip-on ties on cats.



posted on Oct, 7 2011 @ 07:31 PM
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Originally posted by Domo1
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You are completely right. They are not all filthy hippies, the majority are filthy hipsters. Daddy can you buy me a camera so I can pretend to be involved with something important? Idiots think they deserve to be paid money for not doing a thing. Your communism is frightening.




as far as protesting their own livelihood



I roll my eyes at the protesters protesting their own POTENTIAL livelihood too.
edit on 7-10-2011 by Domo1 because: (no reason given)


So you label me a communist? I'm not a communist and don't believe in communism by the way. I just don't think that you know what the hell you are talking about and you are stereotyping to justify your position. You are labeling your opposition to your opinion "communists" or "hippies" its all ignorant and dismissive, all so you can justify your position...because deep down you know is BS.

I don't think people(elites) should "own' the production of the human race. I don't think anyone should have enough expendable money they can start buying power and influence over anyone's life...Or maybe I just don't think money should be able to buy those things...I don't care how many billions/trillions someone has so long as they can't bribe their way through the system we all have to fight our way through.



posted on Oct, 7 2011 @ 07:34 PM
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True whoever did that had too much time on their hands. Glad it wasn't me and I just found the picture! How long have you been a communist?



posted on Oct, 7 2011 @ 07:43 PM
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That is why i said ALL of Africa. Is that really the only argument you could come up with?

Face it people. The world is how the "crazy conspiratorial" people depict it. They are only crazy cause no one wants to open their eyes and stray away from the marvelous lifestyle of debt and social slavery. Of course not all conspiracy people know what they're talking about. For instance all the people talking crap about about the "hippies" protesting for a better tomorrow. It doesn't matter if they don't have jobs or if they got their products from corporations. What matters is they are trying to represent the literal 99 percent of people who have been sold and mistreated. We're heading toward a complete turnaround and the world will revolve around the rich and we poor will serve them in every aspect that they desire. If no one steps up and tries to do anything about it it will happen. Greed has been ruining this world for centuries and it will never stop until more "crazy hippies" wake up and understand this world is severely unjust and unfair. How many people have died horrible deaths in the past decade because of some greedy @$$holes? The only ones who will make a difference are the people who are crazy enough to think they can make a difference....



posted on Oct, 7 2011 @ 07:46 PM
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That is why i said ALL of Africa. Is that really the only argument you could come up with?

Tbh, I really just didn't want to derail this thread.



posted on Oct, 7 2011 @ 08:15 PM
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for all your corporate haters

stop using their products dont buy from them and be done with it.

how hard is that?

no wait they all force you to give me a break

ows was brought to you by capitalism and corporations without them you wouldnt have all those cool clothes and cool litte gadgets to berrate them with.

bunch o hyprocites and control freaks.
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posted on Oct, 7 2011 @ 08:34 PM
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Originally posted by neo96
for all your corporate haters

stop using their products dont buy from them and be done with it.

how hard is that?

no wait they all force you to give me a break

ows was brought to you by capitalism and corporations without them you wouldnt have all those cool clothes and cool litte gadgets to berrate them with.

bunch o hyprocites and control freaks.
edit on 7-10-2011 by neo96 because: (no reason given)


no...without the people corporations would be nothing but a logo...without the people corporations wouldn't have a product being made that they could then later guilt trip the people with later for buying...with the money they earned making those products that apparently "wouldn't exist" if it wasn't for the CEO and WallStreet...

The control freaks are the ones buying power in Washington....not modest Joe...



posted on Oct, 7 2011 @ 09:17 PM
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Originally posted by Domo1
reply to post by Sly1one
 


You are completely right. They are not all filthy hippies, the majority are filthy hipsters. Daddy can you buy me a camera so I can pretend to be involved with something important? Idiots think they deserve to be paid money for not doing a thing. Your communism is frightening.




as far as protesting their own livelihood



I roll my eyes at the protesters protesting their own POTENTIAL livelihood too.
edit on 7-10-2011 by Domo1 because: (no reason given)



Q: Who do you think the Central Bank is? A: Your Daddy.

Hipsters at the Fed bilk this country for nearly a century. Work hour is spent making phone calls to drop digital currency mirroring funds. What amounts to keystrokes are then borrowed by our Government and everyone else... With interest of course. Now you're privy to a pyramid scheme principled on perpetual debt.

Must be pretty hip in your view. Run a scam then retreat to an island with billions in offshore bank accounts... All the while accumulating returns by individual seconds. Let's not get into the investment opportunities just yet.

Chumps are frightening because they go along with the flow, or worse still... Never bother to figure things out for themselves. I guess if your job was uncovering fact, you'd be written up a few times and eventually escorted out the building. Have a camera handy. Your walk of shame will almost certainly blow up on youtube.



posted on Oct, 7 2011 @ 09:23 PM
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Must be pretty hip in your view. Run a scam then retreat to an island with billions in offshore bank accounts... All the while accumulating returns by individual seconds. Let's not get into the investment opportunities just yet.


You're damn right that sounds pretty hip to me. Where do I sign up? It's REALLY hard for me to take anyone who quotes themselves in their signature line seriously.
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posted on Oct, 7 2011 @ 09:25 PM
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so they want them to walk out their naked?

Everything is purchased through the corps. No one has a problem with buying things from corporations its what they do with their money(buying government and manipulating the laws in their favor) that's the problem.


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posted on Oct, 7 2011 @ 09:25 PM
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Originally posted by neo96
for all your corporate haters

stop using their products dont buy from them and be done with it.

how hard is that?

no wait they all force you to give me a break

ows was brought to you by capitalism and corporations without them you wouldnt have all those cool clothes and cool litte gadgets to berrate them with.

bunch o hyprocites and control freaks.
edit on 7-10-2011 by neo96 because: (no reason given)




I can't eat corn, soy, or broccoli sprouts? What happened here... I thought patenting nature was the definition of control freak.


Oh, your method must work for obesity. I got it... Don't munch on anything.



posted on Oct, 7 2011 @ 09:30 PM
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Originally posted by Domo1
reply to post by Americanist
 





Must be pretty hip in your view. Run a scam then retreat to an island with billions in offshore bank accounts... All the while accumulating returns by individual seconds. Let's not get into the investment opportunities just yet.


You're damn right that sounds pretty hip to me. Where do I sign up? It's REALLY hard for me to take anyone who quotes themselves in their signature line seriously.
edit on 7-10-2011 by Domo1 because: (no reason given)


Seriously though, Jokercats should replace Thundercats. I think most of us would tune in, if your face was being clawed.



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posted on Oct, 7 2011 @ 11:14 PM
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Then the State shouldnt own people either. That's the flip side of the coin. The key is not be owned by anyone, but be responsible.




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