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Audio: Howard Sternís crew interviews Occupy Wall Street protesters
Hot Air ^ | 10/17/11 | Allahpundit

Posted on 10/17/2011 6:35:33 PM PDT by Nachum

Via Breitbart TV. Given Stern’s reach and the otherwise adoring coverage of OWS, this may well be the biggest PR hit the movement’s taken so far. People are buzzing about this Quinnipiac poll out today showing that a heavy majority of New Yorkers agree with “the protesters’ views” — whatever those might be — but the numbers are a fait accompli. In the 2008 election, Brooklyn broke 79/20 for Obama; Manhattan 85/14; and the Bronx 88/11. So long as the protesters babble feelgood platitudes about “economic justice” and take care to ruin the quality of life only for those residents/businesses around Zuccotti Park, most of the City will be happy to attaboy ‘em. If they turn more aggressive and, heaven forbid, start to disrupt New Yorkers’ commutes, that’ll be endgame. The enlightened of NYC are all for toppling the system, please understand, but they don’t like to be inconvenienced while going about their business of running the system.

We’re still waiting for a list of demands, so in a pinch I guess this sample from Occupy Boston will have to do:

Asked what needs to happen to make them pack up their tents, declare victory and leave, many protesters in the loosely organized, purportedly leaderless nationwide anti-corporate movement differed sharply on the end game — if they even see one at all.

“When we see our world leaders step down from their power and give it back to the people of this country or the world, then we will say that we no longer need to do this,” said James McBride of Malden, who has been protesting for a week. “But as long as that doesn’t happen, we will still be here. … We’re already planning for winter.”…

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TOPICS: Front Page News; News/Current Events; US: New York
KEYWORDS: audio; crew; howard; howardstern; newyork; occupywallstreet; ows; stern; sterns
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Duuude, gimmeee a Twinkie.
1 posted on 10/17/2011 6:35:38 PM PDT by Nachum
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To: Nachum
scum on scum.

ick.

2 posted on 10/17/2011 6:36:24 PM PDT by the invisib1e hand (...then they came for the guitars, and we kicked their sorry faggot asses into the dust)
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To: Nachum
People are buzzing about this Quinnipiac poll out today showing that a heavy majority of New Yorkers agree with “the protesters’ views” — whatever those might be — but the numbers are a fait accompli.

I'm tempted to say "Good - let it burn" except I believe that's exactly what Øbongo wants.

3 posted on 10/17/2011 6:38:34 PM PDT by rockrr (Everything is different now...)
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To: Nachum
So long as the protesters babble feelgood platitudes about “economic justice” and take care to ruin the quality of life only for those residents/businesses around Zuccotti Park, most of the City will be happy to attaboy ‘em.

This is why they will never come up with a plan. Any specifics will cause them to lose their support.

The only strategy I see is to provoke the police and get a sympathetic reaction from the public when the police "attack." The police ought to pull back until the protesters either lose interest and go away, or they become so violent that the citizens beg the police to come in.

4 posted on 10/17/2011 6:56:26 PM PDT by Vince Ferrer
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To: Nachum

“Uh, uh, uh, uh...”

Have you ever heard such clueless arrogant fools?

“Occupy Wall Street” seems like a plot by long suffering parents to get these useless social parasites out of the house, so the folks can change the locks.


5 posted on 10/17/2011 6:59:57 PM PDT by FormerACLUmember
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To: FormerACLUmember

That sounds about right.

Great observation!


6 posted on 10/17/2011 7:19:49 PM PDT by BookaT ($9.99 this week +$50 last week = $59.99 = Payment plan for a 4 year ticket on The Cain Train!)
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To: Nachum
I listened to Medved interview one of the occupiers this afternoon and the guy was a clueless bumper sticker slogan generator. Medved kept trying to lasso him into some concrete solutions, but the guy would just bluster more Utopian talking points.

Whenever Medved would point out that his “solutions” would require more government regulation, the guy would start rambling on about how the government was part of the problem. In the entire time I listened, the occupier never once offered even a hint at a roadmap to a possible solution for his political grievances.

It was hanging a jello picture to a mud wall using a straw nail and a sponge hammer.

7 posted on 10/17/2011 7:25:23 PM PDT by Tex-Con-Man
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To: Nachum
I watched both of the videos at the link and thought if this was the best they could come up with they're in trouble.

That was the most moronic and idiotic bunch of people I've ever heard.

I never knew anyone that that stupid when I was their age. Hell, my kids are their age and are not that clueless.

8 posted on 10/17/2011 7:40:39 PM PDT by rllngrk33 (Things will continue getting worse until January 21, 2013.)
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To: rllngrk33

Clueless ... yes that is the perfect word to describe them. Very much applies to the MSM who root for them.


9 posted on 10/17/2011 8:10:39 PM PDT by RetiredTexasVet (There's a pill for just about everything ... except stupid!)
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To: Nachum
In the 2008 election, Brooklyn broke 79/20 for Obama; Manhattan 85/14; and the Bronx 88/11.

CLICK HERE for interactive map of NY City showing racial breakdown by census tracts

10 posted on 10/17/2011 8:12:25 PM PDT by Iron Munro (¬ďWe do have tough gun laws in Massachusetts; I support them." -- Mitt Romney)
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To: Nachum

This OWS bunch is running your country.

Have a nice day.


11 posted on 10/17/2011 8:49:53 PM PDT by Tzimisce (Never forget that the American Revolution began when the British tried to disarm the colonists.)
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To: Nachum
Listening to it right now.

Have you had sex this week?

Naah.

Have you tried?

Yeah, but without a tent...ya know, it's sort of pointless.

12 posted on 10/17/2011 8:59:29 PM PDT by OddLane (If Lionel Hutz and Guy Smiley had a lovechild together, his name would be "Mitt Romney." -KAJ)
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To: OddLane

Getting some action is now down to owning a tent........ Good Grief!


13 posted on 10/17/2011 9:03:01 PM PDT by eyedigress ((Old storm chaser from the west)?)
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To: Nachum

As much as I don’t like Howard Stern for his crude radio show, even he thinks these people are losers. Even he loves capitalism. What does that tell you about these people.


14 posted on 10/17/2011 9:38:26 PM PDT by GunPkrBkr (I'd rather be judged by twelve, than carried by six.)
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To: GunPkrBkr

Ha! I was having the same reaction as you.
He makes me cringe, but I had to say to myself...Howard gets his butt to work on time everyday and puts in the time and effort.
People are out there who freely part with their money to buy his “product”.
I don’t like his product - I don’t pay for it.

And that is the free country we live in.


15 posted on 10/17/2011 9:41:53 PM PDT by Scotswife
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To: Iron Munro

The left dominates all cities and have for many decades and counting! When are non-leftists going to, seriously and successfully, end this ongoing political trend of leftist domination of all cities?


16 posted on 10/17/2011 9:50:17 PM PDT by johnthebaptistmoore (If leftist legislation that's already in place really can't be ended by non-leftists, then what?)
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To: rllngrk33

Have no fear; winter is coming...


17 posted on 10/18/2011 2:31:00 AM PDT by kearnyirish2
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To: rockrr

Maybe they should cose Wall St and move it to Fl (no state income taxes) and let’s see how the city survives


18 posted on 10/18/2011 2:36:00 AM PDT by personalaccts (Is George W going to protect the border?)
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To: AdmSmith; AnonymousConservative; Berosus; bigheadfred; Bockscar; ColdOne; Convert from ECUSA; ...

Thanks Nachum.


19 posted on 10/18/2011 3:05:28 AM PDT by SunkenCiv (It's never a bad time to FReep this link -- https://secure.freerepublic.com/donate/)
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To: Nachum

bump


20 posted on 10/18/2011 3:10:52 AM PDT by lowbridge (Rep. Dingell: "Its taken a long time.....to control the people.")
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To: Nachum; penelopesire
Wow, those gods are a 'must see'. Thanks for posting.

Ping.

21 posted on 10/18/2011 4:12:00 AM PDT by Hoodat (Because they do not change, Therefore they do not fear God. -Psalm 55:19-)
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To: Nachum
So long as the protesters babble feelgood platitudes about “economic justice”

Any of their code phrases that end in 'justice' mean "gimmee more money".

22 posted on 10/18/2011 4:17:49 AM PDT by savedbygrace (But God.)
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To: Nachum

bttt


23 posted on 10/18/2011 4:20:49 AM PDT by bmwcyle (Obama is a Communist, a Muslim, and an illegal alien)
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To: Nachum

Yeah, dude, like all the hundreds of thousands of people who work to bring water, oil, and crops to the public should work for free so you can consume for free. Makes perfect sense, man.

(You have to listen to the whole audio clip to get it.)


24 posted on 10/18/2011 4:30:01 AM PDT by savedbygrace (But God.)
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To: kearnyirish2
Have no fear; winter is coming...

He hath need of fire, who now is come,
numbed with cold to the knee;
food and clothing the wanderer craves
who has fared o'er the rimy fell.
25 posted on 10/18/2011 4:41:08 AM PDT by Renderofveils (My loathings are simple: stupidity, oppression, crime, cruelty, soft music. - Nabokov)
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To: Nachum; penelopesire

!#%¥?&$@ smartphone.

‘gods’ should read ‘vids’.


26 posted on 10/18/2011 4:43:59 AM PDT by Hoodat (Because they do not change, Therefore they do not fear God. -Psalm 55:19-)
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To: Hoodat
!#%¥?&$@ smartphone.

‘gods’ should read ‘vids’.

Don't love it!;-)

27 posted on 10/18/2011 4:55:43 AM PDT by stayathomemom (Beware of kittens modifying your posts.)
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To: kearnyirish2

Supposed to rain all day tomorrow, heavy at times... Can’t wait


28 posted on 10/18/2011 4:56:57 AM PDT by NYC-Conserv (Rush: Perry the ONLY conservative threat to Romney)
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To: Nachum
Howard resides in the libertine branch of the Libertarian movement. I don't care at all for what he does, but there must be enough who like him, since he doesn't appear to be lacking his daily bread.

Also, I'm not sure of his ratings or total audience, but I believe he successfully targets the 18 to 25 male market. It must really annoy the OWS organizers that he is making such fools of the protesters.....and then directing it on-air to the same age group that are in attendence. Hehe, devastating.

A reserved---Go Howard! As Voltaire said, "I disapprove of what you say, but I will defend to the death your right to say it."

29 posted on 10/18/2011 6:00:08 AM PDT by CanaGuy (P.M. Steven Harper: We gave you a majority, now get busy!)
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To: Hoodat

rotflol!!

‘Why are you here’?

‘uhhhh...uhhhhh..uhhhh’

‘Why are you here?’

‘uhhhh..to have our voices heard.’

‘What do you want to say?’

‘uhhh...uhhh...I dunno...I’m stoned and can’t get laid cause I don’t have a tent.’

LOL!!


30 posted on 10/18/2011 6:58:30 AM PDT by penelopesire (TIME FOR A SPECIAL PROSECUTOR!)
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To: Nachum

the last minute of the HS clip was just so hilarious!

What a bunch of maroons!

Interesting how the media keeps giving the “flea baggers” front page coverage, but gave very little coverage to the tea parties.


31 posted on 10/18/2011 7:40:43 AM PDT by a real Sheila (Proud master of 2 golden retrievers. Best dogs in the world.)
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To: CanaGuy
Howard resides in the libertine branch of the Libertarian movement.

Hard to say. The libertarian party ran him, briefly, for governor of New York back in the 1990s, but that was a total PR stunt. I've been listening to him now for nearly 20 years, and I'd describe him as a Reagan Democrat who votes for the GOP only when the GOP runs someone who'd probably get lambasted as a RINO around these parts. He was solidly against GWB and for Gore/Kerry, he was for Hillary Clinton until she lost the nod, and then he got behind Obama.

He's big on individual rights, but he's also big on the government taking action to solve problems. He's very pro-cop, pro-blue collar guy . . . anti-Bible thumper, anti-"Moral Majority"-type people.

He's a libertine on the radio, yes, but in private life, he's very, very different.

32 posted on 10/18/2011 7:51:20 AM PDT by Hemingway's Ghost (Spirit of '75)
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To: GunPkrBkr

Howard has always been a libertarian, he hates socialism just as much as anybody here.


33 posted on 10/18/2011 7:52:58 AM PDT by dfwgator
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To: Hemingway's Ghost

I lost interest in Howard after he and Allison got divorced....up to that point, I thought, sure he’s just being outrageous for entertainment purposes, while in his real life he was a normal family man, but that went away after the divorce.


34 posted on 10/18/2011 7:55:05 AM PDT by dfwgator
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To: dfwgator

Howard was pretty good right after 911..he was always bashing the muslim fanatics..then he got on the stupid train to support Kerry.


35 posted on 10/18/2011 7:59:49 AM PDT by penelopesire (TIME FOR A SPECIAL PROSECUTOR!)
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To: penelopesire

But didn’t he just say recently, he would never support a Democrat again?


36 posted on 10/18/2011 8:00:52 AM PDT by dfwgator
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To: dfwgator

I don’t know...I never listen to him anymore. He was always a bit too crude for my tastes. I just liked his news wrap up with what’s her name years ago...lol.


37 posted on 10/18/2011 8:04:00 AM PDT by penelopesire (TIME FOR A SPECIAL PROSECUTOR!)
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To: penelopesire

The show was much better back when they still have Jackie and Billy West....then the show became too much about strippers, and it just got boring.


38 posted on 10/18/2011 8:07:55 AM PDT by dfwgator
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To: the invisib1e hand

“scum on scum.”

Pond scum has trouble multiplying during winter.


39 posted on 10/18/2011 8:12:01 AM PDT by TheCause ("that these United Colonies are, and of right ought to be, free and independent States")
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To: Nachum
“When we see our world leaders step down from their power and give it back to the people of this country or the world, then we will say that we no longer need to do this,” said James McBride of Malden, who has been protesting for a week.

OK, James McBride - and just how will we accomplish your goal? How do we determine who 'the people' are that are going to get power? Details, details, details...

40 posted on 10/18/2011 8:13:13 AM PDT by GOPJ (OWS - a scam to shift blame for unemployment and misery away from Obama and dems..)
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To: Nachum

Is this Barry’s SISTER “wingin’ it” since the teleprompter got stolen?

This is what the City of Atlanta is putting up with in the “Occupation” – this is real, not staged! These demonstrations are a collection of the deranged . . . . the new rallying cry is “Haftin’ to be Uproared!”...

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OW56Z-0xwIQ


41 posted on 10/18/2011 8:23:34 AM PDT by diji (IF YOU DON'T STAND BEHIND OUR TROOPS, PLEASE, FEEL FREE TO STAND IN FRONT OF THEM !)
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To: Vince Ferrer

There will be professional (union) agitators whose job will be just that - to provoke a response from the citizens or the police.


42 posted on 10/18/2011 8:27:14 AM PDT by MrB (The difference between a Humanist and a Satanist - the latter knows whom he's working for)
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To: johnthebaptistmoore

Read the account of Abraham, Lott, and Sodom and Gomorrah.
(God commanded Abraham to stay out of the cities)

Then, Jefferson’s quote, summarizing the lesson:
“I view great cities as pestilential to the morals, the health, and the liberties of man.”

IOW, “conservatives” won’t, and really shouldn’t, dominate cities.


43 posted on 10/18/2011 8:30:34 AM PDT by MrB (The difference between a Humanist and a Satanist - the latter knows whom he's working for)
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To: Hoodat
Have you seen this?


Some of these....I can't stop laughing....
44 posted on 10/18/2011 9:00:44 AM PDT by Lucky9teen (Peace is that brief glorious moment in history when everybody stands around reloading.~Thomas Jeffer)
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To: johnthebaptistmoore
When are non-leftists going to, seriously and successfully, end this ongoing political trend of leftist domination of all cities?

Why? Who wants to live in a city?

45 posted on 10/18/2011 9:02:57 AM PDT by Prokopton
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To: kearnyirish2

46 posted on 10/18/2011 9:06:40 AM PDT by allmendream (Tea Party did not send the GOP to D.C. to negotiate the terms of our surrender to socialism.)
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To: Tex-Con-Man

“...It was hanging a jello picture to a mud wall using a straw nail and a sponge hammer..”

You just basically described the sum total of the ENTIRE inner workings of your average liberal Democrat’s brain in one concise, succinct, and economically packaged sentence - something I NEVER thought possible.

I do believe you are a frigging GENIUS, my FRiend!!!! :^)


47 posted on 10/18/2011 9:06:56 AM PDT by NFHale (The Second Amendment - By Any Means Necessary.)
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To: Nachum

for later


48 posted on 10/18/2011 9:58:36 AM PDT by PMAS
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To: OddLane
Yeah, but without a tent...ya know, it's sort of pointless

OWS reaction: Protest some more.

My reaction: Start selling tents.

49 posted on 10/18/2011 10:20:15 AM PDT by Mr.Unique (Very generic, non-offensive, tagline.)
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To: Mr.Unique
Start selling tents.

...and baby wipes.

50 posted on 10/18/2011 10:38:33 AM PDT by TankerKC (One of the lessons of 9-11 was that evil is real...and so is courage. -George W. Bush 9-11-11)
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