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Originally posted by Kali74
reply to post by getreadyalready
Maybe you do support the movement but I think that's probably about the most insulting commentary I have seen about Occupy so far and on these boards that is saying a lot. For a supporter you don't seem to know a lot about the people.
There are people of all ages and backgrounds, there are students who work, go to school and still manage to get out there and stand up for what they believe in. There are retirees who have earned their right to sit on their asses and bitch, but they don't they get out there and stand up for what they believe in. There are the full time employed that join and contribute after they have worked a full day that are getting out there to stand up for what thet believe in. There are doctors and nurses who work 90 hours a week but still get out there to stand up for what they believe in. Retired cops and war veterans are in the mix too. Sure there's some entitlists around but...
and all the OWS pro/con people come out of the woodwork.
There are people blasting OWS a million times worse than what I said.
I think the whiny, unemployed, student loan crowd vastly outnumbers the veterans and working folks that stop by when they have a chance.
Most of clashes with police have been well-deserved.
Basicially, you have reduced some really good people and a lot of them to being useful idiots. Glad to be of service to you.
I will agree that the police are utilizing excessive force, and also under-handed provocative tactics. I will also admit to secretly hoping it escalates, so it will gain even more attention, and reach the level of the 60's were real social change actually resulted.
Originally posted by getreadyalready
reply to post by Kali74
I'll say it again. I'm glad they are protesting, I'm glad they are putting their laziness to good use, LOL!
But, in general, they are still lazy, entitlement seeking folks that are hoping to find an easy way to be bailed out of their situation.
I wish them all the best, but I won't sugar coat who they are, or what they stand for.
I'm glad they are out there drawing attention, because us working folks don't have the time to do it
I hope they do find it, because I also have a ton of student loans, a ton of debt, and I would love to capitalize on an easier way myself. I wish them all the best