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Old 10-15-2011, 07:50 PM
 
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I find it hard to believe there are people who so readily side with the banks and corporations as if these institutions were somehow sacred. A corporation can be a force of good and evil, I see no hypocrisy in a protester buying an iPad or an iPhone 4s and at the same time protesting against Goldman Sachs or Fox News. I suspect these supposedly unsophisticated protesters are actually very astute at telling the difference between a good corporation and an evil one.
Thanks...I forget to mention the Apple, DELL etc tech companies, oh yeah and all those evil cell phone companies...believe me, when the economy begins to improve with the jobs numbers these ''protests'' are history...how self-centered this really is..."uh, the economy sucks, I want freebies'' where was this before things got bad?
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Old 10-15-2011, 07:56 PM
 
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The world Dub would be a superior place with a superior quality of life if every uncultured complainer got a sustainable lifestyle where they lived by their means and worked vigorously hard for what they feel they deserve. The world doesn't stop because your uncle Bill or aunt Susy are dealing with a foreclosure for a house they shouldn't have purchased because its out of their budget. If you lost your job then you weren't important enough to keep there, if you weren't as important to them then welcome to reality where these things occur and there's no such thing as permanence. This is why educating and working hard from an earlier age will lead you to live a superior lifestyle later down the road.

What the world needs Dub is more ambitious, hard working, educated people in it not the ungrateful complaining uncultured likes these protests are full of. I am a liberal and applaud progressive idealism and would gladly stand back to let logical reasoning be heard but in most instances these protesters are costing these large companies money and defaming/atempting to defame their reputations. Is this what you support? Putting your problems on someone else's back and have them pay for your mistakes? There are better solutions than this. I don't care for hearing a different point of view, I'm uninterested and everything I say I have my mind set to stand by.
Slyman 11 please consider running for president in 2012...don't worry about experience, the guy in there now didn't have any.
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Old 10-15-2011, 08:03 PM
 
Location: Philadelphia, PA
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That's all you see in these protests, an outstretched hand? Sheesh.

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Thanks...I forget to mention the Apple, DELL etc tech companies, oh yeah and all those evil cell phone companies...believe me, when the economy begins to improve with the jobs numbers these ''protests'' are history...how self-centered this really is..."uh, the economy sucks, I want freebies'' where was this before things got bad?
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Old 10-15-2011, 08:04 PM
 
Location: Philadelphia,New Jersey, NYC!
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who cares?

its all about wall street

bandwagon cities don;t mean much to me
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Old 10-15-2011, 08:12 PM
 
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That's all you see in these protests, an outstretched hand? Sheesh.
Well you brought up the corporate issue. Where were all these protests against greed in say, 2005? Oh, I forgot everyone was in on making a quick buck and buying ''things'' - now these white kids march down Walnut Street because there are ''nice'' stores...only pointing out the hypocrisy.
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Old 10-15-2011, 08:16 PM
 
Location: Philadelphia, PA
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You are saying that 'kids' aka people in their teens and early 20's... these were the house-flipping speculators of 2005? Too young to drive, but not too young to have three mortgages, that's your theory?

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Well you brought up the corporate issue. Where were all these protests against greed in say, 2005? Oh, I forgot everyone was in on making a quick buck and buying ''things'' - now these white kids march down Walnut Street because there are ''nice'' stores...only pointing out the hypocrisy.
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Old 10-15-2011, 08:25 PM
 
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Yes, Portland's scene could be said to be 'vibrant'. Lots of ugly young losers who think they're really with it and groovy...like by doing this they will be able to avoid ever becoming old and ugly (you know, being Democrat is so young & with it: or at least that's what the implicit message they're buying)... except.... wait... they're YOUNG AND UGLY!

Oh well, they're digging their own graves. Helping build their own dispossession. Little idiots.

Lucky we don't have to go into the city.
I hear ya, when I visit Oregon I base out of Portland and day trip around the area...very little time in Portland...dirty white druggie kids...Portland's ''occupied'' 24/7...such a shame the Democratic Party has become such a freak-show...lost its working class roots...after the way Hillary Clinton was treated by the Democratic Party, how could any female vote Democrat again? It was all about her appearance, her shrillness, her likeability and yet a man who called a reporter ''sweetie'' and smokes cigarettes while preaching health issues is elected...I might be moving to rural Oregon soon, love it there.
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Old 10-15-2011, 08:29 PM
 
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You are saying that 'kids' aka people in their teens and early 20's... these were the house-flipping speculators of 2005? Too young to drive, but not too young to have three mortgages, that's your theory?
No, why weren't they out protesting against the greed going on in front of them then...proactive instead of reactive...because at the time they were salivating to cash-in and live the easy life. Well, guess what, life's a b*%)h...get used to it. Get used to hearing the word ''no''; it builds character...lol
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Old 10-15-2011, 08:29 PM
 
Location: Philadelphia, PA
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You are right, Hillary Clinton was treated badly. I hate that Obama smokes, that's a serious character flaw for a president, being addicted to something the govt. absolutely swears is addictive and deadly.

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I hear ya, when I visit Oregon I base out of Portland and day trip around the area...very little time in Portland...dirty white druggie kids...Portland's ''occupied'' 24/7...such a shame the Democratic Party has become such a freak-show...lost its working class roots...after the way Hillary Clinton was treated by the Democratic Party, how could any female vote Democrat again? It was all about her appearance, her shrillness, her likeability and yet a man who called a reporter ''sweetie'' and smokes cigarettes while preaching health issues is elected...I might be moving to rural Oregon soon, love it there.
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Old 10-15-2011, 08:30 PM
 
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or protesting the Iraq war? No draft; they really didn't care...not protesting greed in 2005-now its over and they missed the party.
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