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This is why the occupy movement MUST BE STOPPED!!!

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posted on Jan, 30 2012 @ 05:21 PM
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That many of the youth in OWS come from 'dropout factories' and 'transformational education' I'm impressed they can even find their way to OWS. Not to mention the pharmaceuticals required by law to attend the above (vaccinations, unless your parents are very exemption savvy which most are not) or the medications insisted upon (Ritalin etc) to control behavior. I have a young friend that had learning disabilities which resulted in emotional issues and the school required him to be medicated. His mom died and his grandma took him out of public school, off the meds...now he is a perfectly normal functioning adult with a steady job. I remember so clearly our conversation one night, he was 13, telling me how bad the drugs made him feel...couldn't think or feel anything. Another friend of mine had his daughter in that same public school which was big on mandatory medication (and some shady links to kick backs for such). The school demanded she be medicated for ADDH. Even tho the parents fought it the ultimatum was do or remove. He and his wife not only watched her change before their eyes but at night would watch her sleep and pull out clumps of her hair. The school was also pressing to medicate their younger son. So the wife quit her job which meant hubby had to take doubles, home schooled and the kids were fine.

Before we go off on the youth might want to take things into perspective. The dumbing down of the youth is not an accident. So what if they show up at OWS and sound like idiots...at least they had enough brain cells left to find the damn thing.

~is still a rose




posted on Jan, 30 2012 @ 05:23 PM
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Originally posted by Tw0Sides
But Rosa wasn't rushed, tear gassed, zip tied and lead away .


She was man handled off the bus handcuffed and thrown into the back of a squad car then later into a cell.

What?

Did you think the whole civil rights movement consisted of MLK making his "Free At Last" speech at the Lincoln memorial then everybody sung kumbaya and split a Pepsi? There were plenty of broken bones, bruises and deaths.

People came out in the Millions for that cause and ending the war in Vietnam
.

Not in the thousands like this one.
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posted on Jan, 30 2012 @ 05:28 PM
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Or maybe a case of one incident with a flag (not heard of any others but I may be wrong) taking the limelight whilst the media tries to portray every occupy protester as a flag burner.

This is how the media machine works - discredit the movement by using 'one off cases' to tar everyone else. It was like the G20 protests and those blac block anarchists causing trouble / undercover cops - whoever the hell they are.

Whilst millions marched in protest, the media concentrated on a few dozen. Same with this.



posted on Jan, 30 2012 @ 05:28 PM
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Originally posted by SLAYER69
split a Pepsi?


Not in the thousands like this one.)

Had to keep the Pepsi line, classic.

This thing , OWS, started as a handful on Wall Street, and went Global.

Difference with Rosa, to this, as this thread can certainly attest.

The influence of the MSM on weak minded populace who need to be told how to think.

When , and what to be angry over. (THEIR BURNING FLAGS , )
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posted on Jan, 30 2012 @ 05:34 PM
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Originally posted by Tw0Sides

Originally posted by Feltrick

And to all who feel nonviolent protest will not work....

If Rosa Parks had walked onto that bus and became violent, the world would never have heard her name.

That is the truth.
But Rosa wasn't rushed, tear gassed, zip tied and lead away .

To then be slandered on the news as, "Crazy Lady Wants free Car"


No, she wasn't tear gased, but she was arrested, handcuffed and lead away. She got people talking about a true injustice in society. Maybe that's the point, does the OWS have a true injustice to protest or are they just disillusioned with the American Dream?



posted on Jan, 30 2012 @ 05:34 PM
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I am all for the fight against the power elite, the corruption in government and big business, but I do not support the ulterior motives, like socialism and communism....of course hiding it behind WE ARE FOR THE PEOPLE.

The rank and file of OWS is just being used to get the elite more power. You have to admit, the elite have everything tied up quite nicely. They have both the right and the left marching to their tune.



posted on Jan, 30 2012 @ 05:38 PM
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Originally posted by Feltrick
Maybe that's the point, does the OWS have a true injustice to protest or are they just disillusioned with the American Dream?

Let me put that question to you.

Do you think your Gov is working in your best interest?



posted on Jan, 30 2012 @ 05:47 PM
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Actually, the game isn't "rigged." Look around congress, they're are all types of people in there representing people like you, me and everyone in between. If you truly want to make change, sleeping on a sidewalk ain't going to do Jack but give you a sore back.

It all starts in your congressional district, find like minded people and pick one to run in the next election. Pretty simple but it does take a lot of work. Money? That comes from those who think like you and your candidate. Again, working the phones, working the streets, going door to door to get your message of change out to the populace. Since this is a congressional district, you don't have to get your message out to that many people, just those in your district. If you are truly the "99%" then your candidate should be easily elected.

But, I don't believe that OWS is a true representative of the "99%." Let's look at Oakland...

According to the MSM (yes, those evil MSMs) there were hundreds at the protest. So, if the MSM was saying hundreds, I'll give you, say, 2,000 people at this protest. Now there are approx. 393,000 residents of Oakland, CA which means the Oakland protesters were representing .005% of the population of that city.



posted on Jan, 30 2012 @ 05:52 PM
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Originally posted by Tw0Sides

Originally posted by Feltrick
Maybe that's the point, does the OWS have a true injustice to protest or are they just disillusioned with the American Dream?

Let me put that question to you.

Do you think your Gov is working in your best interest?



The government does not work for my own best interests, they work for the best interests of the country. My best interest could be different from your best interests. My best interest is to have a highway built through your neighborhood, your best interest is to save your neighborhood, the government decides that a highway will better serve the thousands that commute from point A to point B. My best interest has been served...

Each and every one of us has a different "best Interest." It is up to the government to figure out, using their best judgement, how to serve the best interest of most. You or anyone else will never make everyone happy.



posted on Jan, 30 2012 @ 05:59 PM
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Very true, I dislike the FED as much as anyone. It needs restrictions placed on it by the people (elected officials) and more oversight by those same people. You've got no argument from me about the FED.

Is that what the OWS is about, ending the FED? If so, what's their plan for after the FED is ended? Who's in charge of coming up with that plan? Do they want government oversight of the FED or to end the FED? I mean, once the FED is disbanded, I guess rainbows will shoot out and trumpets will sound, right?



posted on Jan, 30 2012 @ 06:08 PM
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Originally posted by popsmayhem

Originally posted by buster2010
Um. . . how is the YMCA part of the 1%?

The one percent that actually wants to stay physically fit?


I doubt the 1% are at the Y working out.
These hoodlums get there rocks off
on this stuff, destroying property
breaking into buildings, pushing old
ladies down the stairs.

Look at these scumbags.



I just wanted to point out that your video doesn't show what actually happened. First off there is no actual evidence a protester pushed her down the stairs. That was obvious the very first time I watched it.


Another video shows what REALLY happened, and that is her husband is responsible for knocking her over because he was trying to get through the crowd.




To say the protesters knocked her over is just dishonest.
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posted on Jan, 30 2012 @ 06:20 PM
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Originally posted by Tw0Sides
reply to post by popsmayhem
 


This is a real Patriot, not some blowhard on a keyboard. Talking about a flag .


And what was the girl meditating at the end?




posted on Jan, 30 2012 @ 06:20 PM
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Well what they have been doing wasn't working. Shame it turned to this. Though I believe the shock and awe angle is the only way to get through to people. People love violence. Hell most movies are about violence/killing/money/power. I'd say they are connecting to the masses in the only format they think people will listen.

Bill hicks said it best. Burning a flag doesn't make freedom go away, you have the freedom to burn the flag. Thats the whole point of freedom.

So some flags get burned, as long as it doesn't harm another person which police have no trouble doing when protesters are ordered to disperse (thats freedom being taken away), whats the problem?



posted on Jan, 30 2012 @ 06:45 PM
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Originally posted by cconn487
Bill hicks said it best. Burning a flag doesn't make freedom go away, you have the freedom to burn the flag. Thats the whole point of freedom.

So some flags get burned, as long as it doesn't harm another person which police have no trouble doing when protesters are ordered to disperse (thats freedom being taken away), whats the problem?


This is what we call, JUSTIFYING the wrong
actions of someone or group of people, by coming up
with what we call an excuse.

Big deal some flags got burnt right no one got hurt? WRONG!
Burn a islamic flag or koran on tv and they will start riots
that people get killed in. www.channelnewsasia.com...


Who else burns the American flag like that?
Terrorist, anti-American muslims.

Jack ass things like burning flags and picketing dead peoples funerals
is what is eroding our freedoms.

So when one of the idiots rioting burning flags destroying property, get shot
and DIE. is that when
it will stop? Or will that be a martyr of some sort?
Wow win win situation for these folks!!
So it really is going to take people to die
for this to stop for some of you..
Getting sicker by the day folks.
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posted on Jan, 30 2012 @ 06:56 PM
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That IS NOT AN AMERICAN FLAG... My goodness the ignorance... Apparently quite a few of you are NOT denying ignorance. BRITTISH MARITIME ADMIRALTY FLAG. GOOGLE IT!!!!!



posted on Jan, 30 2012 @ 07:01 PM
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Originally posted by Enemyc0mbatant
That IS NOT AN AMERICAN FLAG... My goodness the ignorance... Apparently quite a few of you are NOT denying ignorance. BRITTISH MARITIME ADMIRALTY FLAG. GOOGLE IT!!!!!


I did...

It's NOT!

mysite.verizon.net...
www.law.cornell.edu...
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posted on Jan, 30 2012 @ 07:03 PM
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At first I was all for the Occupy movement. Now I just think they're making asses of themselves. I'm not saying eveyone involved is being an ass, but the assedness has really gotten out of control. Destruction and violence is not the way to protest something. Burning the effin' flag? Really, dudes? It makes me sick. They're supposed to be "protesting" for what that flag means. Why the hell would they burn it?! These damn fools are going to be the reason we all end up in freakin' FEMA camps.
I understand that they don't have jobs and they're frustrated with the way the country is going, but s***, I'm in the same boat. Haven't worked since last July and I'm frustrated as heck, but am I running the streets smashing windows, burning flags and getting in fist fights with cops? Nope! I'm sitting my ass on the couch looking for work everyday and pondering how things could be changes in a peaceful manner.



posted on Jan, 30 2012 @ 07:18 PM
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Originally posted by popsmayhem

Foul BEHAVIOR from occupy

"Occupy protesters broke into Oakland's City Hall and a YMCA Saturday night, after a day of demonstrations that led to several clashes" Source: The Bay Citizen (s.tt...)
...
The picture speaks for itself really.
Breaking into a YMCA>? I can see CITY HALL.
Why screw up the YMCA? THAT IS
NOT ACCEPTABLE. This is not just
a few kid's throwing rocks anymore.
This movement will NOT BE TOLERATED.
The violence WILL NOT BE TOLERATED!
This is getting more violent and is being
used by SOROS move on org, They are
financing this so they can melt away the core
of AMERICA. Occupy must be stopped
before you get the OAKLAND in NEW YORK
and every other OCCUPY spot....

All Hell breaks loose and it was fun!
Yes it is SOOOO much fun burning the flag
causing havoc, breaking into things and destroying
other peoples property is a fun thing to do.
Can anyone really believe these people.
LET THEM get close to my property and they
will get close to a 12gauge.
This is SCANDALOUS...

These people need to be happy
they only got a little tear gas. I hope
they get jail time, what they are doing
is a public disturbance. Time to
occupy occupy. Anti-occupy movement
coming next>? TEA PARTY VS. OCCUPY


These protesters (the real ones, not the agents provocateurs) are being used.

I have a very dark view of TPTB who run the world. They're destroying this country on purpose -- by destroying its economy and its young. They want as much chaos as possible.

That's one of the reasons I want to see Obama leave the White House alive & in one piece. I think there's the real possibility that Obama is being set up for an assassination. Riots galore.

I think Obama will be given a second term to cement Obamacare. (Obamacare is not really about improving healthcare. It's about the Federal government taking over one sixth of the US economy and creating massive new bureaucracies to control every aspect of the citizens' lives. Hint: the government does NOT care about our health. We are slave labor and cannon fodder to them.)

These pathetically naive protesters actually believe they're doing good.



posted on Jan, 30 2012 @ 07:20 PM
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Originally posted by popsmayhem

Originally posted by cconn487
Bill hicks said it best. Burning a flag doesn't make freedom go away, you have the freedom to burn the flag. Thats the whole point of freedom.

So some flags get burned, as long as it doesn't harm another person which police have no trouble doing when protesters are ordered to disperse (thats freedom being taken away), whats the problem?


This is what we call, JUSTIFYING the wrong
actions of someone or group of people, by coming up
with what we call an excuse.

Big deal some flags got burnt right no one got hurt? WRONG!
Burn a islamic flag or koran on tv and they will start riots
that people get killed in. www.channelnewsasia.com...


Who else burns the American flag like that?
Terrorist, anti-American muslims.

Jack ass things like burning flags and picketing dead peoples funerals
is what is eroding our freedoms.

So when one of the idiots rioting burning flags destroying property, get shot
and DIE. is that when
it will stop? Or will that be a martyr of some sort?
Wow win win situation for these folks!!
So it really is going to take people to die
for this to stop for some of you..
Getting sicker by the day folks.
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Okay I'll agree to disagree. Its a piece of cloth. It feels no pain. Burning flags isn't starting riots. Its the people, who burn them with the wrong intent. They do it to disgrace what the flag stands for. At the end of the day it's still just a piece of cloth.

There are many views on if its right or wrong. Nobody will ever win the argument.

In the end what are flags? Pictures representing values. Nothing more, nothing less. Some people just put too much emotion behind them and then that emotion turns to hate and anger when their message isn't heard so they turn to burning a flag.

At the end of the day I would rather see a flag burn than someone get shot to get a point across. To accuse anyone of wanting a martyr is ridiculous.



posted on Jan, 30 2012 @ 07:39 PM
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Originally posted by cconn487

Okay I'll agree to disagree. Its a piece of cloth. It feels no pain. Burning flags isn't starting riots. Its the people, who burn them with the wrong intent. They do it to disgrace what the flag stands for. At the end of the day it's still just a piece of cloth.



The flag represents the nation. Burning it is symbolically burning the nation or the powers in charge.

Thats why its so offensive.



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