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Old 10-29-2011, 07:40 PM
 
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Meh, old republican protesters considering themselves "libertarian" vs young burned out hipster protesters arguing who does it better. It's entertaining.
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Old 10-29-2011, 07:40 PM
 
Location: Southcentral Kansas
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Actually, there is no proof the congressman was spit at. I watched the film over and over and no spit can be seen.

The Tea Partiers, for the most part, were actual contributors to society that just wanted the gubmint to stop being fiscally irresponsible.

A large percentage of the OWS mobs are life's losers. No drive, no ambition, lazy punks.

It's no wonder both movements are so different.
Once this story went viral among those of the left it became true to many of them and they never will admit that they are stringing Pelosi on us although I am sure most of them know the truth.
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Old 10-29-2011, 07:42 PM
 
Location: The Twilight Zone
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From what I've seen, the Occupy events have been much more violent and uncivilized.
I generally disagree with 99% of your posts, yes pun intended, but I completely applaud you in this case for being honest. That was refreshing. It's too bad more liberals cannot admit what is happening, especially the ones in Washington.

Rep points coming your way for this part of your post.
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Old 10-29-2011, 07:57 PM
 
Location: Riverside
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From what I've seen, the Occupy events have been much more violent and uncivilized. I wish it weren't true because I generally support liberal causes.

I thought it was terrible when a tea partier spit in a Congressman's face outside the steps of the Capitol in DC, but that's turned out to be child's play compared to the outlandish behavior at some of these Occupy events.
I've seen a lot of unprovoked violence being administered by police. All the resistance I've seen from OWS so far has been passive.

Yes, they refused to disperse when ordered to do so. Good for them! As long as they sit down and link arms, they are acting in the great tradition of non-violent civil disobedience.

Imagine if the victims of the Boston Massacre had dispersed when the Red Coats ordered them too. Or if Rosa Parks had given up her seat on the bus. Or if King had quit after numerous arrests. The country wouldn't EXIST right now, or be worth living in.
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Old 10-29-2011, 08:03 PM
 
Location: Chicagoland
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From what I've seen, the Occupy events have been much more violent and uncivilized. I wish it weren't true because I generally support liberal causes.

I thought it was terrible when a tea partier spit in a Congressman's face outside the steps of the Capitol in DC, but that's turned out to be child's play compared to the outlandish behavior at some of these Occupy events.
Wow. Just have to say how surprised I am you're admitting this, although you DO have it wrong with the TPer "spitting" in the congressman's face.

The TP guy was turned, yelling with his hands cupped to his mouth and the congressman walked directly in front of him and then claimed he was spit on. Really, watch the tape.

But you ARE right, in that the OWS is much more violent, nasty, with unsavory characters engaging in drug use, defecating and urinating wherever they please and let's not even mention the sexual assaults, fights, intimidation and threats going on.
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Old 10-29-2011, 08:03 PM
 
Location: Southcentral Kansas
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I've seen a lot of unprovoked violence being administered by police. All the resistance I've seen from OWS so far has been passive.

Yes, they refused to disperse when ordered to do so. Good for them! As long as they sit down and link arms, they are acting in the great tradition of non-violent civil disobedience.

Imagine if the victims of the Boston Massacre had dispersed when the Red Coats ordered them too. Or if Rosa Parks had given up her seat on the bus. Or if King had quit after numerous arrests. The country wouldn't EXIST right now, or be worth living in.
They had been ordered to disperse from that intersection so traffic could move and they were daring police to break them up. Have you ever seen the video of how they ran all over the place to get away from the tear gas? Very funny but I doubt you would watch it so you dig it up, yourself.

I really get a kick out of seeing you try to compare that crowd to Rosa Parks or any march Martin Luther king led. You are really something.
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Old 10-30-2011, 08:48 AM
 
Location: The Twilight Zone
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All the resistance I've seen from OWS so far has been passive.
So rape, crapping on vehicles, assault, disruption of businesses, occupying the inside of banks, public sex, drug use on public property are all passive?

WOW, I'd had to see non passive.
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Old 10-30-2011, 09:43 AM
 
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One has to see the irony of these folks going communal and then summarily having to form groups of people to police themselves, to control the money and to speak for them all.

They could have just learned it in civics class if they'd just paid attention. Then they'd understand why we have the system we do and how to live in it and change it.

School of hard knocks I guess...
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Old 10-30-2011, 09:45 AM
 
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From what I've seen, the Occupy events have been much more violent and uncivilized. I wish it weren't true because I generally support liberal causes.

I thought it was terrible when a tea partier spit in a Congressman's face outside the steps of the Capitol in DC, but that's turned out to be child's play compared to the outlandish behavior at some of these Occupy events.
How many times have construction workers dropped a tool while working on a building vs. volleyball accidents involving Twinkies and olive oil?
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Old 10-30-2011, 10:11 AM
 
Location: Chicagoland
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I've seen a lot of unprovoked violence being administered by police. All the resistance I've seen from OWS so far has been passive.

Yes, they refused to disperse when ordered to do so. Good for them! As long as they sit down and link arms, they are acting in the great tradition of non-violent civil disobedience.

Imagine if the victims of the Boston Massacre had dispersed when the Red Coats ordered them too. Or if Rosa Parks had given up her seat on the bus. Or if King had quit after numerous arrests. The country wouldn't EXIST right now, or be worth living in.
How about when they start throwing rocks, bottles, paint, knocking cops off their motocycles, engaging in sexual assault, intimidation and threatening behavior?
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