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W.H. with the '99 percent'-ers
Politico44 ^ | 10/16/11 | GLENN THRUSH

Posted on 10/16/2011 3:08:23 PM PDT by ColdOne

President Obama is paying close attention to the Occupy Wall Street movement - and has said he sympathizes with protesters' broad grievances - but for the first time a White House official has publicly touted the movement's "99 percent" slogan.

Principal Deputy Press Secretary Josh Earnest, in a Sunday conference call briefing to outline details of Obama's three-day bus trip to North Carolina and Virginia, was asked if the president intended to address the growing protests that have sprouted up throughout the country and some cities in western Europe.

Earnest told scribes to stay tuned, adding that it was possible Obama would talk about the movement specifically but that he would acknowledge the "frustrations" of middle and working-class people who feel the rich haven't paid their fair share - or been penalized for the excesses that led to the financial crisis. The president, he said, will make sure "the interests of the 99 percent of Americans. are well-represented on the tour," the first reference I can find in which an Obama staffer specifically repeated the mantra.

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TOPICS: Government; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: election2012; itistime; oathofoffice; obamanation; obamaows; occupywallstreet; ows; treason; zero

1 posted on 10/16/2011 3:08:24 PM PDT by ColdOne
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To: ColdOne

just like the democrats to create the problem that they are going to fix.


2 posted on 10/16/2011 3:10:16 PM PDT by ken21
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To: ColdOne

Which ‘99’ though?

99% protestors?
99 weeks of unemployment?
99 names of Allah?
99ers, Islamic superheroes?

99 what/who/how/when/why?


3 posted on 10/16/2011 3:10:22 PM PDT by combat_boots (The Lion of Judah cometh. Hallelujah. Gloria Patri, Filio et Spiritui Sancto.)
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To: ColdOne

I don’t understand why we don’t just seize the wealth of the top 1% and distribute it to the poor. The poor need it more than the rich. Woo hoo!! Presto!! All the 99 percenter problems are solved. Shoot, might as well take all the wealth from the top 50% and distribute it to the bottom 50% then we’ll ALL be rich!! Free lunch, free beer for all!! Vote for me!!


4 posted on 10/16/2011 3:14:01 PM PDT by Jim Robinson (Rebellion is brewing!! Impeach the corrupt Marxist bastard!!)
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To: Jim Robinson

Yea, but how will make the beer then? /s


5 posted on 10/16/2011 3:22:08 PM PDT by jafojeffsurf (Return to the Constitution)
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To: ColdOne
Of course the WH is with them. Operatives from the WH organized them to begin with.
6 posted on 10/16/2011 3:24:44 PM PDT by hinckley buzzard
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To: ColdOne

If the WH is going to try and harness this, we are in trouble come election time, perhaps before. Violence.


7 posted on 10/16/2011 3:25:04 PM PDT by Irenic
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To: Jim Robinson

“how = who”


8 posted on 10/16/2011 3:25:17 PM PDT by jafojeffsurf (Return to the Constitution)
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To: ken21

Van Jones said it, “Top down, bottom up, inside out.”


9 posted on 10/16/2011 3:32:47 PM PDT by Hugin ("A man'll usually tell you his bad intentions if you listen and let yourself hear it"--- Open Range)
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To: Jim Robinson
But what will happen when the productive among us end up earning it back again?

-PJ

10 posted on 10/16/2011 3:37:47 PM PDT by Political Junkie Too (Everyone's Irish on St. Patrick's Day, Mexican on Cinco de Mayo, and American on Election Day.)
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To: ColdOne

This is another historical first. This is the first time the President of the United States has given his imprimatur to hordes of rioting scum IN THE UNITED STATES. (Two Democrat presidential candidates tried it in 1968, Senators Eugene McCarthy and “Bobby” Kennedy.)

This will not end well.


11 posted on 10/16/2011 3:38:07 PM PDT by Jeff Chandler (I never win at Scrable.)
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To: Political Junkie Too

Well, we’ll just have to seize it again. Wealth for a few is not allowed. Says so right in the constitution. We’re all to be equal!! (equally poor)


12 posted on 10/16/2011 3:44:17 PM PDT by Jim Robinson (Rebellion is brewing!! Impeach the corrupt Marxist bastard!!)
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To: Political Junkie Too

Well, except for the ruling class and cronies, of course.


13 posted on 10/16/2011 3:45:13 PM PDT by Jim Robinson (Rebellion is brewing!! Impeach the corrupt Marxist bastard!!)
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To: Jeff Chandler
when the productive among us end up earning it back again?

Its like a good shampoo... Lather, Rinse, REPEAT. Lather, Rinse, REPEAT. ... REPEAT. ... REPEAT. ...

14 posted on 10/16/2011 3:45:41 PM PDT by C210N (zer0 - a Marxonist spreading the flames of obamunism wherever he goes.)
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To: Political Junkie Too

...and the beautiful people.


15 posted on 10/16/2011 3:45:51 PM PDT by Jim Robinson (Rebellion is brewing!! Impeach the corrupt Marxist bastard!!)
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To: ColdOne

commander zero has a deep affinity for a handful of America hating, smelly hippy parasites. They are ‘his’ people and represent his base. He didn’t even notice the million strong Tea Party protest, probably because there were no arrests, injured cops or destruction


16 posted on 10/16/2011 3:52:05 PM PDT by Eagles6
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To: Jim Robinson
...and the unions... don't forget the unions... and the people of North Carolina because they're leaning... and...

-PJ

17 posted on 10/16/2011 3:58:46 PM PDT by Political Junkie Too (Everyone's Irish on St. Patrick's Day, Mexican on Cinco de Mayo, and American on Election Day.)
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To: Eagles6

Maybe we need to get a million together again?


18 posted on 10/16/2011 4:02:06 PM PDT by omega4179
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To: ColdOne

Mmmmmm mmmmmm.


19 posted on 10/16/2011 4:04:55 PM PDT by bgill (There, happy now?)
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To: Jim Robinson

Spread the wealth

Omoney2
Team Obama Anti-capitalists
20 posted on 10/16/2011 4:22:32 PM PDT by BobP (The piss-stream media - Never to be watched again in my house)
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To: All

So Obama is with the Communists and the Nazis now?? Not smart..


21 posted on 10/16/2011 4:29:15 PM PDT by KevinDavis (What has Ron Paul done in Congress??)
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22 posted on 10/16/2011 4:37:26 PM PDT by DJ MacWoW (America! The wolves are here! What will you do?)
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To: ColdOne

23 posted on 10/16/2011 4:40:04 PM PDT by maggief
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To: ColdOne

no taxation without representation... and since they are deliberately stating they are NOT going to represent my interests, but actually anything to my detriment...

then I guess they have no need for my tax money

after all, they’ll have the tax money from the other 99%


24 posted on 10/16/2011 4:47:42 PM PDT by sten (fighting tyranny never goes out of style)
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To: ColdOne

So it’s treason then...


25 posted on 10/16/2011 5:03:17 PM PDT by montag813
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To: Irenic

All part of the grand scheme.. He wants a riot or people fighting in the street. Its the Communist way. I still believe there is not going to be an election..


26 posted on 10/16/2011 5:11:41 PM PDT by crazydad
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To: crazydad

All part of the grand scheme.. He wants a riot or people fighting in the street. Its the Communist way. I still believe there is not going to be an election..
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I don’t know but things do seem to be coming to the boiling point.

What does Obama do...egg it on.

I’ve had about enough.

Obama is supposed to be the President of everyone and congress had better tell him to straighten up and fly right.

There will be an election, one way or another.

I just worry how we got involved with the whole UN vote to intervene in Libya.

Would the world vote to get in the middle of a mess that happened here?

Nothing makes sense any more. Nothing to believe in. The world has gone mad.

Pray is the only thing I know to do now.


27 posted on 10/16/2011 6:11:31 PM PDT by Irenic
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To: Irenic

I Hear ya. Pray for our country. It is kinda ironic our military is spread around the globe at this crucial time. Where is the military so called leaders? They are bound to follow the Constitution not the President. What is wrong with this country. Why is our congress not doing anything?


28 posted on 10/16/2011 7:51:57 PM PDT by crazydad
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