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Old Nov 16, '11, 9:32 am
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Shame for the small business owners in that area. They are the ones taking a beating.
Maybe they are considered part of the one percent. Or maybe they're just collateral damage whose function is supposed to be to provide free stuff for the protesters.
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Old Nov 16, '11, 9:42 am
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This could get out of hand, really quick.

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Later in the video, he then goes on to say “No more talking. They’ve got guns, we’ve got bottles. They’ve got bricks, we’ve got rocks…in a few days you’re going to see what a Molotov cocktail can do to Macy’s.”
http://newyork.cbslocal.com/2011/11/...zuccotti-park/


Does anyone else see the irony in the OWS using a poster depicting the Tiananmen Square protests of 1989 (that was to establish a more free market)?



OWS wants a type of economy the Chinese were protesting against.
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Old Nov 16, '11, 9:48 am
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Hope the police don't pick up body lice clearing out the tents.
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Old Nov 16, '11, 9:51 am
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This could get out of hand, really quick.



http://newyork.cbslocal.com/2011/11/...zuccotti-park/


Does anyone else see the irony in the OWS using a poster depicting the Tiananmen Square protests of 1989 (that was to establish a more free market)?



OWS wants a type of economy the Chinese were protesting against.
Yes, it is quite ironic. The protesters in Tianamen Square were protesting a Marxist overarching government and wanting more freedom, while the protesters of OWS are wanting a bigger more encompassing government and less free markets.
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Old Nov 16, '11, 9:55 am
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Yes, it is quite ironic. The protesters in Tianamen Square were protesting a Marxist overarching government and wanting more freedom, while the protesters of OWS are wanting a bigger more encompassing government and less free markets.
Perhaps we could strike a deal with China.

We will take in all of the dissidents they have that want freedom, and we can send them all we have of those that want a nanny state.

It's a win-win.
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Perhaps we could strike a deal with China.

We will take in all of the dissidents they have that want freedom, and we can send them all we have of those that want a nanny state.

It's a win-win.

Sounds like a great "Fair Trade" policy.
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