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Originally posted by nunya13
The first video you included, for example, doesn't show Obama supporting the movement. It shows him saying he understands where they are coming from because a lot of people,
This crucifying of the job creators because the use "legal" tactics to better themselves needs to stop. It is another distraction from the real problem....the law lets them do this. Lobbying needs to be outlawed and term limits imposed on politicians. I don't mean term limits by the vague description of voting, I mean LIMITS...no career politicians...that is one of the only answers, don't let them get settled in. NO MORE LOBBYING!!!!
Standing around in a park, getting in the way and annoying everyone for months on end will do nothing.
The Tea Party doesn't do that and they have enacted change, by voting, pressuring politicians by taking ACTION.
and get rid of the violent idiots.
You take the path of most anti-OWS people. You find evidence of a few bad apples who acted out badly and then pigeon hole the entire movement into this light.
I could post a bunch of videos showing good things they have done, but you can easily look those up. I've been to OWS events and the vast majority of people involved genuinely care about helping people in a peaceful and productive manner, not being violent. To say that because I have gotten involved with it is a complete slap in the face of myself and all the other peaceful people I met.
If you don't want to acknowledge any of the good that has come from this that is your own issue. You would be much better off trying to fix it. Have you ever attended an occupy event? If not, how can you legitimately form an opinion on it?
What good has come if it? Please tell me because nobody can quantify the success of OWS. All we’ve seen is angry, sign-carrying mobs who have accomplished nothing significant other than property damage.