occupy your fucking apartment

occupy your fucking apartment


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    przxqgl

    Thich Quang Duc was protesting special rights for the few and no rights for the many… not unlike the 99%.

    dallasalice

    Actually Duc was protesting against the Roman Catholic persecution of Buddhists by South Vietnam’s Ngo Dinh Diem Roman Catholic administration. It was a result of the ongoing power struggle involving Buddhists who wanted to retain power in the government and Catholics who were trying to gain influence.

    Not even close to OWS.

    ian356094

    op fail. OWS was a success. the goal of OWS was never to solve the problem overnight, but simply let the problem be known to everyone else.

    dallasalice

    So, now that everyone knows about it (still not sure what “it” is just like most people), what is the next step for OWS.

    #makecasemdsgreatagain

    profit

    dallasalice

    Profit is “it?” That’s what they were protesting?

    outlanderssc

    What they’re protesting is the use of political influence and campaign contributions to influence government in favor of the rich to the detriment of the rest of us – which results in large scale joblessness for no other reason than fast profit. Fiscal Conservative actions like the repeal of the Glass-Steagall Act, the Citizens United decision, the Enron Loophole, Mark to Market and Arizona SB 1070 create a country where the wealthy have the tools to destroy the middle class with relative impunity. Corporations can now make almost unlimited campaign contributions using superPACs so they can virtually write their own… Read more »

    Lemurian

    Wow, is that what the goal was? Because that is incredibly condescending. So not only are these people arrogant enough to think that their way is the only and best way, but also condescending enough to assume we are all just clueless about the “problem”. Which automatically assumes that we all see the same problem. I bet not a single one of them knows that the financial crisis actually started with Jimmy Carter. That’s a clue. See how generous I am? I gave you a whole clue; you don’t have to get one yourself. I’m not going to explain the… Read more »

    dallasalice

    The Community Reinvestment Act. Having been a young adult during the Carter years I vividly recall how he did his best to screw America up. Thought I had seen the worst president ever. Obama proved me wrong.

    Robert Spam

    Well, I can protest like a real man but you’re going to scream like a little girl when I set you on fire.

    rebelyell2006

    Setting yourself on fire is hardly “peaceful”. Ever see something burn in real life?

    derp

    “Oooooo Pretty Light”

    outlanderssc

    Provoking the police? Is this what you mean by “provoking”?
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    Korinthian

    I’m against OWS because Trickle Down Economy!

    ian356094

    lol you guys are idiots