Skip to comments.Obama offers more support for protesters
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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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.
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.
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!
Desperate attempt to find some kind of traction to keep from slipping deeper into the political tar pit he is in now.
Why do I have a mental image of George Soros, Barack Obama, and David Axlerod sitting in a booth in the corner?
Just keep on inching to them, dumbass.
That’s Right Bammy! Hate the system...but not the workers! VIVA REVOLUTION!
“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?;))
Say goodnight, Eric. Your aspirations are already gone.
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.
Balls, balls balls, balls, balls where the hell are these guys balls?
” 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.
Who should give a rusty Fungus what he thinks or what he wants?
I certainly don’t.
” 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 ?
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.
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.
This guy is truly pathetic. Every time I think He can’t get any worse he proves me wrong.
Eric Cantor - playing to the mob. The GOP still looking for the courage to stand their ground.
Better yet...where are ours?
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
P E R F E C T
UN-F*ing-believable. Who got to Cantor?
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?
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.
No way this flop-eared S.O.B. can have above 10% support.
Hopefully, he'll retire to hell where he belongs.
Anyone think the MSM would buy this if Bush had tried the same?
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.
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