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Obama offers more support for protesters
Financial Times/ Drudge ^ | 10/16/11 | Shannon Bond

Posted on 10/16/2011 2:46:48 PM PDT by woofie

Barack Obama, US president, offered more support for protesters against the global financial system after a weekend of demonstrations in cities around the world, but called on them not to “demonise” those who worked on Wall Street.

On Sunday, Mr Obama honoured Martin Luther King at a dedication to a new memorial on National Mall in Washington. Referring to protests that have spread from Wall Street to London, Rome and elsewhere, Mr Obama said: “Dr King would want us to challenge the excesses of Wall Street without demonising those who work there.” Mr Obama had previously said the protests “express the frustration” of ordinary Americans with the financial sector.

A top Republican in Washington dramatically altered his stance on protesters involved in Occupy Wall Street just one week after comparing the movement to “angry mobs”. Eric Cantor, the Republican majority leader in the House of Representatives, told Fox News on Sunday that Republicans agreed there was “too much” income disparity in the country. “More important than my use of the word [‘mobs’] is that there is a growing frustration out there across the country and it is warranted. Too many people are out of work,” he said.

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TOPICS: Culture/Society; Government; News/Current Events; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: election2012; itistime; obamanation; obamaows; occupy; occupywallstreet; ows; treason; zero

1 posted on 10/16/2011 2:46:55 PM PDT by woofie
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To: woofie

I am thinking Obamalamadingdong is slowly loosing it. Yeah, sure, go ahead and trash the streets, sing about *&^%&%^ America and all that - he’s with them on that too.


2 posted on 10/16/2011 2:49:40 PM PDT by SkyDancer (Talent Without Ambition Is Sad, Ambition Without Talent Is Worse.)
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To: woofie

Is the big difference in money disparity or work ethics??? I’ve been working my butt off for 55 years and supporting a whole bunch of lazy, no good bums.


3 posted on 10/16/2011 2:50:05 PM PDT by Sacajaweau
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To: woofie

So Eric Cantor changed his tune? why? the Republicans need to stand their ground on these demonstrations, they’re being run by Socialists, Anarchist’s and anti-Semitic groups and their becoming increasingly violent, and this needs to be brought to the attentions of Americans, not backtracking!


4 posted on 10/16/2011 2:50:05 PM PDT by Ballygrl
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To: woofie

Desperate attempt to find some kind of traction to keep from slipping deeper into the political tar pit he is in now.


5 posted on 10/16/2011 2:50:56 PM PDT by Names Ash Housewares ( Refusing to kneel before the "messiah".)
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To: woofie

Why do I have a mental image of George Soros, Barack Obama, and David Axlerod sitting in a booth in the corner?


6 posted on 10/16/2011 2:51:02 PM PDT by woofie
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To: woofie

Just keep on inching to them, dumbass.


7 posted on 10/16/2011 2:51:16 PM PDT by VanDeKoik (1 million in stimulus dollars paid for this tagline!)
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To: woofie

Loser


8 posted on 10/16/2011 2:52:01 PM PDT by therightliveswithus
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To: woofie

That’s Right Bammy! Hate the system...but not the workers! VIVA REVOLUTION!


9 posted on 10/16/2011 2:52:33 PM PDT by Dallas59 (President Robert Gibbs 2009-2011)
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To: woofie

“Why do I have a mental image of George Soros, Barack Obama, and David Axlerod sitting in a booth in the corner?”

Because you’re looking at them?;))


10 posted on 10/16/2011 2:56:57 PM PDT by Frank_2001
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To: woofie

Say goodnight, Eric. Your aspirations are already gone.


11 posted on 10/16/2011 2:58:38 PM PDT by Inwoodian
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To: woofie

The Commie Kenyan can’t help it...He sees fellow Marxists who want to destroy the capitalist system and wants to join in...Once a commie organizer always one.


12 posted on 10/16/2011 2:59:08 PM PDT by jakerobins
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To: Inwoodian

Balls, balls balls, balls, balls where the hell are these guys balls?


13 posted on 10/16/2011 3:01:46 PM PDT by ronnie raygun (V)
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To: woofie; All

” Barack Obama, US president, offered more support for protesters against the global financial system after a weekend of demonstrations in cities around the world, but called on them not to “demonise” those who worked on Wall Street”

On the one hand.............on the other hand.

Obama is a cheap cartoon.


14 posted on 10/16/2011 3:03:33 PM PDT by stephenjohnbanker (God, family, country, mom, apple pie, the girl next door and a Ford F250 to pull my boat.)
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To: jakerobins

Who should give a rusty Fungus what he thinks or what he wants?

I certainly don’t.


15 posted on 10/16/2011 3:04:55 PM PDT by KittenClaws (A closed mouth gathers no foot.)
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To: woofie

” Why do I have a mental image of George Soros, Barack Obama, and David Axlerod sitting in a booth in the corner?”

Uh.....because it has probably happened a dozen times already ?


16 posted on 10/16/2011 3:05:03 PM PDT by stephenjohnbanker (God, family, country, mom, apple pie, the girl next door and a Ford F250 to pull my boat.)
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To: woofie

Nobama may get the wrath of Wall St. He is trying to pretend he is on both sides. Wall St. execs are not unwashed, lazy psych. grads wondering why they have no job.


17 posted on 10/16/2011 3:06:34 PM PDT by eyedigress ((Old storm chaser from the west)?)
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To: Ballygrl
So Eric Cantor changed his tune? why? the Republicans need to stand their ground on these demonstrations...

It sounds to me like Cantor is spinning that the protests are about jobs (spin because they are really about nothing other than agitating for the sake of agitating) and then basically implying they are thus really a protest of Obama's administration. That's not a bad idea, make it stick to Obama except the press will never allow it.

18 posted on 10/16/2011 3:07:39 PM PDT by pepsi_junkie (Who is John Galt?)
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To: woofie

This guy is truly pathetic. Every time I think He can’t get any worse he proves me wrong.


19 posted on 10/16/2011 3:08:26 PM PDT by MAKOTHEDOG
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To: stephenjohnbanker

20 posted on 10/16/2011 3:08:30 PM PDT by combat_boots (The Lion of Judah cometh. Hallelujah. Gloria Patri, Filio et Spiritui Sancto.)
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To: woofie

Eric Cantor - playing to the mob. The GOP still looking for the courage to stand their ground.


21 posted on 10/16/2011 3:09:24 PM PDT by Truth29
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To: ronnie raygun

Better yet...where are ours?


22 posted on 10/16/2011 3:14:45 PM PDT by EBH (God Humbles Nations, Leaders, and Peoples before He uses them for His Purpose)
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To: woofie
Barack Obama, US president, offered more support for protesters against the global financial system after a weekend of demonstrations in cities around the world, but called on them not to “demonise” those who worked on Wall Street.

Obama's trying to play both ends from the middle. He's trying to energize his left base, but knows that if he goes to far left, he'll piss off the Silent Majority.
23 posted on 10/16/2011 3:16:16 PM PDT by Signalman
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To: pepsi_junkie

He is. The problem though is the mobs don’t have the education to follow the logic to a reasonable conclusion. And they are not willing to learn it either.

God Save the Nation


24 posted on 10/16/2011 3:17:22 PM PDT by EBH (God Humbles Nations, Leaders, and Peoples before He uses them for His Purpose)
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To: combat_boots

P E R F E C T

LOL!!!!


25 posted on 10/16/2011 3:20:02 PM PDT by stephenjohnbanker (God, family, country, mom, apple pie, the girl next door and a Ford F250 to pull my boat.)
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To: woofie
Eric Cantor, the Republican majority leader in the House of Representatives, told Fox News on Sunday that Republicans agreed there was “too much” income disparity in the country.

UN-F*ing-believable. Who got to Cantor?

26 posted on 10/16/2011 3:37:47 PM PDT by hinckley buzzard
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To: hinckley buzzard

INCOME DISPARITY?


27 posted on 10/16/2011 3:59:43 PM PDT by bicyclerepair ( REPLACE D-W-S ! http://www.karenforcongress.com)
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To: woofie

All of the Jew bashing from the Marxist pinkos in NYC and Obama still thinks that history will show that these were well-intentioned people.

This jive a&& turkey is a devil spouting evil lies.

After his witch hunting of the tea party movement, any division in America in the Obama years is because he wanted it.

Wonder which country he will retire to. Indonesia? Pocky-stan?


28 posted on 10/16/2011 4:18:51 PM PDT by a fool in paradise ('Are now or have you ever been a member of the tea party?' is NOT a legitimate debate question.)
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To: hinckley buzzard

I agree that there are some disparities of income. Bill Gates is welcome to steal as much of his firm’s profits as he wants, but when he appealed to the US government to import more low wage workers from India to do jobs in my high skilled tech profession that I pursued a college degree for, well that’s just plain lying to Congress and p!ssing on another man’s shoes.

Note that Bill Gates is one of the billion dollar marxists insisting that I am not paying enough in taxes. I don’t call for confiscation of his wealth. I just want to see him STFU.


29 posted on 10/16/2011 4:22:38 PM PDT by a fool in paradise ('Are now or have you ever been a member of the tea party?' is NOT a legitimate debate question.)
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30 posted on 10/16/2011 4:41:25 PM PDT by DJ MacWoW (America! The wolves are here! What will you do?)
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To: MAKOTHEDOG
To me it demonstrates how unreliable the daily/weekly/monthly/quarterly poles are.

No way this flop-eared S.O.B. can have above 10% support.

31 posted on 10/16/2011 4:53:46 PM PDT by skimbell
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To: a fool in paradise
Wonder which country he will retire to. Indonesia? Pocky-stan?

Hopefully, he'll retire to hell where he belongs.

32 posted on 10/16/2011 4:56:54 PM PDT by jersey117
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To: woofie
Obama's got 20% or so unemployment on his watch - and the economy's in hot water. So what does he do? He pretends it's the fault of some Wall Street Bankers ... and that he's part of the so called 99%...

Anyone think the MSM would buy this if Bush had tried the same?

33 posted on 10/16/2011 5:02:05 PM PDT by GOPJ (Occupy Wall Street Zombies Lastest Chant: 'You Can Have Sex With Animals')
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34 posted on 10/16/2011 5:07:04 PM PDT by RedMDer (Forward With Confidence!)
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To: woofie

It cannot be a revolution if the President supports it. The proper terms would be counter revolution, coup d’etat or a tyrannical grab for power.


35 posted on 10/16/2011 7:43:16 PM PDT by justa-hairyape
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