The Judge Speaks the TRUTH- OCCUPY is ANTI-CORPORATION/CORRUPTION, NOT anti-Capitalism
I've been taking part in the Occupy movement here in Dallas.
I don't have time right now to share my experiences- but I will definitely give a detailed report this weekend! =D
Normally I don't let the mainstream media get to me (not that I even watch/read it much), but I'm really starting to get pissed about the disrespect
and outright LIES, not even spinning, but BOLD-FACED BULLS*IT they are reporting.
Though I cannot speak for everyone, the majority of protesters involved in the Occupy movement are
Corruption (on all fronts)
IT IS NOT AN ANTI-CAPITALISM PROTEST.
The majority of those I've spoken with are, like myself, Libertarians.
(And not the socialist kind- YET THE MEDIA IS CALLING US SOCIALISTS?!?!)
I DO NOT SUPPORT SOCIALISM/COMMUNISM in any way, shape or form.
I WANT FREEDOM AND JUSTICE- and for those who are accountable to BE HELD ACCOUNTABLE!
But of course, the empty suits and talking heads in the media/press are doing their best to demonize this movement, calling protesters- and these are
just the terms I have heard/read FIRST hand-
Thugs, Anarchists, Druggies, Deadbeats, Psychos, Pot-heads, Losers
SCUMBAGS, Hippies, Retards, Lowlifes, Idiots, Trash, Morons, Socialists, ETC ETC ETC...
...Really?! This kind of rhetoric on national news?! And these people still have jobs?
But the truth is, we are Americans from all walks of life- different races, religions, socio-economic classes, education levels, etc- who have watched
the wealth of our nation continue to flow to those who have nearly brought this country to its knees through malfeasance and deceit (and may still do
yet who have NEVER BEEN HELD ACCOUNTABLE.
If that makes us crazy scumbag socialist lowlife druggie retards, then...
I just stumbled upon this video posted this evening-
a breath of fresh air, and finally some REPUTABLE JOURNALISM-
from Judge Napolitano.
I've talked to numerous Occupy and 99 percent movement people in the last 4 days...
A) There appears to be a push for Obama in 2012. When asked about how they could support Obama in 2012, despite numberous Wall Street Contributions
(from the likes of JP Morgan, Goldman Sacs, so on) I was told that I was a troll.
B) When asking questions about the End the Fed or if Ron Paul supporters were welcome to 99, I was told to A) keep politics and paranoia out of
discussion. I was told that the Fed was not the problem, and not to bring it up or I would be permanently banned from discussion on Live Stream Chat
(Global Revolution). They repeatedly state that Isms, Politics, and theories have no place in OWS discussion. Mind you, Obama speak is never banned.
In fact, members were today and yesterday talking about Nancy Pelosi supporting the movement.
C) The OWS movement, in my opinion is strongly left based. There are rumblings from the "End the Fed' crowd, and Ron Paul supporters, but they are
quickly banned, or told to stop mentioning Paul with threats of Bans. I have seen even seen constant bashing of Paul (not being threatened with
Politic speech banning) and calls that he is a racist.
D) It appears that despite have a diverse crowd, there are pushing towards the left. They recently published a video, that shows both Obama and
Clinton discussing the Libyan and Egyptian uprisings (being their right). They also hate the Tea Party (at least this mentioned, constantly and not
banned or removed on their public forums).
As someone who showed interest in the 99 percent movement, I quickly learned my type (end the Fed, RP supporter, not Tea Party) is not welcome. I have
been shown hostility from a group that claims solidarity.
This is a group that is suffering from Group Think, and has Leftist motives. They do not allow discussion outside of set parameters.
Another indicator, is the lack of agent provocateurs... Anytime a march or protest, has a real threat to the PTB they are used. They are not being
I wish them luck, but unless they open their eyes, and look past just Wall Street, and at the deeper Problems of the State, and the Central Bank (and
the puppet masters controlling that) then it is just another movement controlled by Leftist Group Think, which unfortunately will just end up as
effected as the Tea Party. It will just be used to separate people further, into more sub groups.
If they truly were 99 percent, they would not Attack Ron Paul, or his supporters that showed interest in the cause. They would not support Obama, who
received Millions from Wall Street. The Obama support in it's self is concrete evidence that the group is lost.
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Interesting to say the least.
When OWS meet GLP, lol
So its a pro government anti capitalist protest but pro war. :
How can they be against Ron Paul message to end wars?
If theres not a demand from OWS to establish themselves against war and the military industry complex, wich is one of the most influential entity in
Wall st, i hope people will realise that they are supporting the same Obaloney.
I think your right, theres clearly a cleavage against OWS and the Tea Party.
To get back on topic.
Protest is healthy for the government but is it really against the government?
If they are throwing roses at Obama i say screw them.
and its from someone that is advocating for social measures almost all the time but NOW, I Want Those Freaking Wars To END.
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I highlighted a few of the poll results because they were most interesting to me:
46% - Isn’t fundamentally evil; it just needs to be regulated
37% - Can’t be saved; it’s inherently immoral
17% - Didn’t answer
This is not too far off from the Gallup poll last year which
showed that Socialism was viewed positively by 36% of Americans and 61% of Democrats.
What do you think of Obama?
40% - I believed in him, and he let me down
1% - He’s doing great
27% - I never believed in him
22% - He’s doing the best he can
Basically 23% give a favorable opinion of Obama while 67% are either opposed to him or feel abandoned.
Explain how you would fix Wall Street.
“A maximum-wage law”
“President Elizabeth Warren”
“Burn it down”
The way I see it is they gave 3 options: Have the state control wages, elect a know-it-all academic who rails against Wall Street and never had an
actual job, and turn to violence by destroying private property.
Rank yourself on the following scale of Liberalism:
6% - Not Liberal at all
3% - Liberal but fairly mainstream (i.e. Barack Obama)
12% - Strongly Liberal (i.e. Paul Krugman)
41% - Fed up with Democrats, believe country needs overhaul (i.e. Ralph Nader)
34% - Convinced the US government is no better than, say, Al Qaeda (i.e. Noam Chomsky)
If you are a Libertarian/Moderate/Conservative and are at these protests know that you are a very small minority, try 6%. About 15% are
mainstream Democrat, 41% are Social Democrats and the other 34% align themselves with a Libertarian Socialist (Anarchist).
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