Skip to comments.Occupy's Communist Problem
Posted on 05/01/2012 9:16:07 AM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet
Last nights vandalism in the Mission District of San Francisco has drawn some criticism from Occupy activistsfor its violent tactics and also for its direction against local businesses. But while many Occupiers would like to limit their focus to big banks and other entities they perceive as getting unwarranted special treatment in the economy, others are just opposed to capitalism altogether. For these protesters, small businesses are fair game.
Though last nights vandalism was in San Francisco, the event that sparked it was organized by Occupy Oakland. And OO describes todays general strike as an anti-capitalist action that also sees small business as the enemy:
Our hatred of banks, while informed by their participation in the national lending crisis, is moreso a result of the immediate effects that their transactions have brought upon ushome foreclosures faced by our friends or family members. While we understand the alienation of work, we take to the streets on May Day because we seek a better way of living collectively. While we will oppose the presence of corporate stores in Oakland, we also understand that local businesses are equally exploitative and that in the end, work under a corporate boss or a small family business is still work...
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I thought your title was “Obama’s Communist problem.” My bad.
But then again, he doesn’t see Communism as a problem, but as solution “Forward” ....
The filthy hippies of OWS have hundreds of lawyers of the ACLU and Lawyer’s Guild behind them, while the law enforcement officers and National Guardsmen will be thrown under the bus at the first sign of trouble.
I'm surprised. Usually they don't consider fire bombing any business to be "violent". Now, if was done to their own homes or an abortion clinic, that would be violent.
Suggestion for getting around this:
Start a rumor that someone in the crowd was taken to the hospital with Ebola. Show a picture of someone who died from Ebola. Make it gruesome.
Everyone will run back to the burbs in a heartbeat.