Originally posted by markymint
Now that woman over at Godlikeproductions is running a smear campaign against the Occupy movement. Saying they're all hippy scum yet you wouldn't think that of the folk at her forums, would you...
Anyway, I just enjoyed reading this favorable article from the British perspective (link below). Keep on Occupying!
Originally posted by StumpDrummer
reply to post by projectvxn
and as soon as 1 crazy gets a tank and starts running over them imma cry
Some of these protestors remind me of that crazy tree huggin bitch that screamed because she thought she should feel something because a tree died youtu.be... gets hillarious around 1:30
Cry Cry Cry the rich keep on getting richer while im not...working, or saving my money, to start my own business, spending my money on crap, not getting an education and so forth!!
Most of these people make me sick !!
Originally posted by theingloriousbasterd
reply to post by shogu666
This is why the good people who are among the tea party movement need to leave it and start a conservative wing of the OWS movement.
When Glenn Beck and Fox news back you, and CNN, NBC accept you, than you are probably a black ops campaign.
All I know is the media does everything to dismiss the OWS and Ron Paul. That should be telling to most Americans. It is time for us to stop slinging red vs. blue crap and realize we are on the same team. Ron Paul and OWS are practically on the same page when it comes to their main grievances. The differences between the two are healthy debates any democratic-republic should have.
I am a progressive to the left, but I am probably voting for Paul, knowing my democratic congresswoman will back him against the banks and the fed, but also help temper the parts where I feel he is too conservative.
I am done voting for a party, I am voting for people who will cut out the cancers. I know I can do that with a mix of conservatives and liberals.
I wish others would take this approach as well.
Originally posted by projectvxn
reply to post by kdog1982
So the protesters are rushing barricades counter a lawful order by police for the safety of everyone(not just the protesters) and when the cops have to respond with force to keep them under control it will be called police brutality.
OWS can kiss my ass.
Originally posted by HangTheTraitors
POWER to the PEOPLE!!!!
On a second note, its funny how the Right-winger 1%'ers blood IS BOILING right now about We The People and OUR MOVEMENT!!
OWS = 99%.
Sorry 1%'ers, you are bruised, battered, and humiliated!!
This is NO WHERE NEAR DONE!!! HOORAY!!
Thirdly, in speaking of the state “withering away", and the even more graphic and colorful “dying down of itself", Engels refers quite clearly and definitely to the period after “the state has taken possession of the means of production in the name of the whole of society", that is, after the socialist revolution. We all know that the political form of the “state” at that time is the most complete democracy.
Schumpeter's theory is that the success of capitalism will lead to a form of corporatism and a fostering of values hostile to capitalism, especially among intellectuals. The intellectual and social climate needed to allow entrepreneurship to thrive will not exist in advanced capitalism; it will be replaced by socialism in some form. There will not be a revolution, but merely a trend in parliaments to elect social democratic parties of one stripe or another. He argued that capitalism's collapse from within will come about as democratic majorities vote for the creation of a welfare state and place restrictions upon entrepreneurship that will burden and eventually destroy the capitalist structure.
The book also introduced the term 'creative destruction' to describe innovative entry by entrepreneurs was the force that sustained long-term economic growth, even as it destroyed the value of established companies that enjoyed some degree of monopoly power. Because of the significant barriers to entry that monopolies enjoyed, new entrants would have to be radically different: ensuring fundamental improvement was achieved, not a mere difference of packaging. The threat of market entry would keep monopolists and oligopolists' disciplined and competitive, ensuring they invest their profits in new products and ideas. Schumpeter believed that it was this innovative quality that made capitalism the best economic system.