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1 posted on 10/09/2011 6:03:56 PM PDT by redreno
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To: redreno

This report is worthless as well.


2 posted on 10/09/2011 6:17:01 PM PDT by skeeter
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Elected Dems will try to direct OWS anger at Republicans.

Elected Dems know that they and Obama supported TARP, supported all of the corporate lobbyists Obama brought into his administration when he said that he wouldn’t, supported Wall Street firms bundling tons of campaign cash to them and Obama.

Will OWS take Obama and the Dems to task over these things?


3 posted on 10/09/2011 6:21:10 PM PDT by Laissez-faire capitalist
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Didja read the comments section?

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4 posted on 10/09/2011 6:21:53 PM PDT by sauropod (William Kristol does NOT choose my presidential candidate!)
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To: redreno

It sounds like somebody has a hugh and series problem with the quality of reporting being done about the fleabaggers.


5 posted on 10/09/2011 6:25:30 PM PDT by FlingWingFlyer ("Greed" is wanting everything and demanding that somebody else pay for it.)
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To: redreno

It sounds like somebody has a hugh and series problem with the quality of reporting being done about the fleabaggers.


7 posted on 10/09/2011 6:32:52 PM PDT by FlingWingFlyer ("Greed" is wanting everything and demanding that somebody else pay for it.)
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To: redreno

very interesting, thanks


11 posted on 10/09/2011 6:54:34 PM PDT by Beckett08 ("My Jihad means 'My Struggle' So does "Mein Kampf.")
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To: redreno
I like this quote:

"I get the impression that the entire Occupy Wall Street movement needs a “[citation needed]” footnote. Wikipedia uses this technique to allow anybody to challenge an unsupported assertion. Anybody can insert this footnote, expressing to the reader that (as yet) the assertion isn’t supported. Anybody else can find supporting evidence, and replace the [citation needed] to a footnote pointing to a reliable source. If no citation can be found, the assertion is eventually deleted."

The Flea Party seems to be following these rules of engagement. To enable silent group communication while someone is speaking, they have devised a set of hand motions, including waving open hands for applause, crossing arms above the head for disagreement, a revolving hand for get to the point, etc. There needs to be a hand motion to ask for a citation or verification that there's a germ of truth in what the speaker is saying.

13 posted on 10/09/2011 7:09:05 PM PDT by AZLiberty (No tag today.)
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This is interesting

I found only propaganda. They could repeat word-perfect the propaganda about the execution of Troy Davis case, but none of the details from the Wikipedia entry on the case. They could repeat the propaganda of Al Gore on Global Warming, but none of the science from the UN IPCC that declares the scientific consensus on the issue.

They could repeat the economics of Michael Moore, but not that of Paul Krugman, Nobel laureate, writer of the popular liberal/progressive blog “Conscience of a Liberal” at the New York Times and author of a college textbook giving an introduction to economics. For example, the protesters say “the rich get richer but the poor get poorer,” whereas Krugman says “the rich get richer but the poor go nowhere”. This is due to a profound disagreement about a basic economic concept and the economic data.


14 posted on 10/09/2011 7:13:18 PM PDT by Beckett08 ("My Jihad means 'My Struggle' So does "Mein Kampf.")
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I really appreciate the author’s honesty in admitting the libertarian perspective. It is clear the author is romanticizing a bit, and that is okay, but their are factual elements not readily available to a casual observer patrolling the area. Facts such as there are people who are paid to be there protesting, and that the park owner received stimulus funds, and other connections to extremely liberal groups prior to the beginning of the protest which suggest active involvement in the formation of the movement. These provable facts tend to negate the idea of an ideological grassroots movement that is in danger of being hijacked. Rather, these facts present a picture of a planned occupation *designed* to look grassroots and honest. Rather than being ignored by the media, as it seems, it has been designed to work in conjunction with the media’s traditional operation to present the occupation in the light it desires. I applaud the author in getting out there and chasing down info. but I would encourage the author to dig deeper—past what is seen.


16 posted on 10/09/2011 7:29:37 PM PDT by daisy mae for the usa
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I created this as a tribute to this Monty Python bit from Life of Brian http://youtu.be/ExWfh6sGyso

20 posted on 10/09/2011 9:47:20 PM PDT by ErrataRob ((that reporter))
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