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Reuters Notices OWS Dying...While Tea Party Thriving
NewsBusters ^ | June 8, 2012 | P.J. Gladnick

Posted on 06/08/2012 4:31:05 PM PDT by PJ-Comix

We begin tonight with what has become by any measure a pretty massive protest movement. While it goes by the official name ‘Occupy Wall Street,’ it has spread steadily and far beyond Wall Street, and it could well turn out to be the protest of this current era. ---Brian Williams on Oct. 5, 2011 gushing with extreme hype over OWS.

Despite all the friendly hype given to the Occupy Wall Street protests by much of the mainstream media, OWS is now in its death throes according to this Reuters report by Chris Francescani. He also notes that as OWS is about to be taken off life support, the much maligned Tea Party movement is doing quite well by contrast:

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TOPICS: Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: occupuds; occupussies; occupywallstreet; occutards; occuturds; ows; teaparty
Apparently the OWS bong pipes have run dry.
1 posted on 06/08/2012 4:31:22 PM PDT by PJ-Comix
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To: PJ-Comix

I’m glad these OWS idiots are flailing.
Sadly the WS folks are flailing too.


2 posted on 06/08/2012 4:38:25 PM PDT by mylife (The Roar Of The Masses Could Be Farts)
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To: PJ-Comix

Quick! Someone post pic of the Occupy Police Car Pooper


3 posted on 06/08/2012 4:38:59 PM PDT by mkboyce
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To: PJ-Comix

Real grass versus Astroturf.


4 posted on 06/08/2012 4:39:11 PM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet (Ich habe keinen Konig aber Gott)
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To: PJ-Comix

useful idiots no longer needed....FAILED!


5 posted on 06/08/2012 4:39:52 PM PDT by Doogle (((USAF.68-73..8th TFW Ubon Thailand..never store a threat you should have eliminated)))
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To: PJ-Comix

OWS is like a virus. It will mutate into something even more horrible.

The left will be most dangerous when cornered and threatened out of existence.


6 posted on 06/08/2012 4:39:58 PM PDT by Le Chien Rouge
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To: PJ-Comix

Just as many of us observed from the beginning, one was well-funded street theater a fraction of an inch deep, the other was an unfunded but genuine grassroots protest. It’s the difference between the cardboard cutout of an Abrams tank and the real thing. No matter how many pictures you take of the former, it doesn’t make the latter go away.


7 posted on 06/08/2012 4:39:58 PM PDT by Billthedrill
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To: PJ-Comix

Children have short attention spans. OWS was doomed as soon as the sparkle wore off.


8 posted on 06/08/2012 4:40:27 PM PDT by HerrBlucher
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To: mkboyce
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9 posted on 06/08/2012 4:41:46 PM PDT by EGPWS (Trust in God, question everyone else)
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To: mylife

There only so long you can crap in the streets


10 posted on 06/08/2012 4:42:18 PM PDT by tophat9000 (American is Barack Oaken)
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To: Le Chien Rouge

Color me skeptical. Just a bunch of whiny brats that need an ass whuppin!


11 posted on 06/08/2012 4:43:07 PM PDT by AmonAmarth (Wherever you go...There you are)
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To: PJ-Comix; All

12 posted on 06/08/2012 4:46:13 PM PDT by musicman (Until I see the REAL Long Form Vault BC, he's just "PRES__ENT" Obama = Without "ID")
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The smelly OWS hippies don’t have the attention span of us intelligent, refined....look, a balloon!


13 posted on 06/08/2012 4:46:13 PM PDT by socal_parrot (I hate to say I told you so, but...)
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To: PJ-Comix

OWS was supposed to whip up sentiment against “Wall Street”, figuring to make Romney the poster child for Wall Street. Whoever thought a bunch of dirty hippies, Marxists and anarchists holding slow motion riots in cities all over America was going to win over the American public was out of their mind.


14 posted on 06/08/2012 4:48:12 PM PDT by Hugin ("Most times a man'll tell you his bad intentions, if you listen and let yourself hear."---Open Range)
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The reason the “Occupy” protesters are fading and the Tea Party is growing is very simple — the Occupy folks don’t believe in anything,they are afraid to commit to anything and they are unwilling to put in the effort needed to make their “movement” succeed.

For the Tea Party people it is exactly the opposite — they truly believe in what they are saying and doing,they are committed to the cause of saving this country from the enemy, and they are not afraid to work hard.


15 posted on 06/08/2012 4:59:08 PM PDT by Wordkraft (Remember who the Collaborators are.)
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To: Le Chien Rouge
Roaches go dormant in the summer. They will be back when it gets cold outside. They also don't like the daylight of summer.
Oh, they will be back.
16 posted on 06/08/2012 5:05:08 PM PDT by AGreatPer (Any Republican. Just NO Obama.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
Real grass versus Astroturf.

Are you saying real pot against artificial?

17 posted on 06/08/2012 5:17:47 PM PDT by ProudFossil (" I never did give anyone hell. I just told the truth and they thought it was hell." Harry Truman)
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To: PJ-Comix

The Tea Party is a genuine American movement. OWS is no different from the Soviet-funded no-nukers of the 1980s.


18 posted on 06/08/2012 5:24:26 PM PDT by karnage
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To: Le Chien Rouge

The left will be most dangerous when cornered and threatened out of existence.

&&&
I fear you are correct, my scarlet canine friend.


19 posted on 06/08/2012 6:00:48 PM PDT by Bigg Red (Pray for our republic.)
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To: Wordkraft

Plus nobody is paying the Tea Party people to protest.


20 posted on 06/08/2012 6:02:54 PM PDT by Bigg Red (Pray for our republic.)
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To: PJ-Comix

OWS did Wisconsin’s Scot Walker a favor.

But focussing on “income inequality” they drew people’s attention to the diparity in pay and especially benefits between public and private workers and also union and non-union workers.

In other words, their ‘income inequalty’ message backfired on them. People took it to heart but NOT the way they intended.


21 posted on 06/08/2012 6:13:15 PM PDT by Lorianne (fedgov, taxporkmoney)
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To: PJ-Comix

If it’s not a grass root heartfelt movement....with NO leader, just us “schmucks” clinging to our Bibles and guns, there is no stopping us.

America is America, no matter what they say.


22 posted on 06/08/2012 6:15:31 PM PDT by NoGrayZone (For evil to triumph it is only necessary for good men to do nothing.)
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To: PJ-Comix

Uptwinkles for posting this!


23 posted on 06/08/2012 6:57:14 PM PDT by Big Giant Head
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To: AdmSmith; AnonymousConservative; Berosus; bigheadfred; Bockscar; ColdOne; Convert from ECUSA; ...

Thanks PJ-Comix.


24 posted on 06/08/2012 7:08:34 PM PDT by SunkenCiv (https://secure.freerepublic.com/donate/)
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Well, like . . . Duh!


25 posted on 06/08/2012 7:15:26 PM PDT by MasterGunner01 (11)
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To: Le Chien Rouge

“The left will be most dangerous when cornered...”

When the left is cornered, it will run and hide or sign surrender papers, ie, see Vichy France, Cornwallis, Sanford, Florida, Los Angeles, Columbine, Neville Chamberlain, etc., etc.


26 posted on 06/08/2012 7:18:37 PM PDT by sergeantdave (Public unions exist to protect the unions from the taxpaying public)
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To: PJ-Comix

LOL. They need to call a meeting and try to figure out what they’re supposed to think.


27 posted on 06/08/2012 7:23:44 PM PDT by Rocky (Obama is pure evil)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Our local Tea Party has been about local and state politics. We have decided that we are in it for the long haul. We will replace the dems in charleston one at a time until the state and local leaders are all conservatives. We got several of our candidates elected in the primary. Now we are working to get them elected in the general. We will also work on getting the most conservative candidates elected to state offices. We plan on working hard from now to Nov. Then we start the process all over again for 2016. This is what all Tea Parties should be doing and I believe most of them are.


28 posted on 06/08/2012 7:38:18 PM PDT by WVNan ("Socialism is the philosophy of failure, the creed of ignorance, and the gospel of envy." - Winston)
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To: socal_parrot

OWS began with the support of Libertarians who were too stupid to understand they were funded and orchestrated by radical leftists. Most of them have dropped out now.

If Romney gets in and panders to them, they will become dangerous. If he ignores them and shuts them down when they act like thugs, they will peter out.

I think we won’t get out from under the mistake of obama without race riots in some cities. They need to be handled without sympathy and response to their race baiting.


29 posted on 06/08/2012 7:49:11 PM PDT by SaraJohnson
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To: socal_parrot

OWS began with the support of Libertarians who were too stupid to understand they were funded and orchestrated by radical leftists. Most of them have dropped out now.

If Romney gets in and panders to them, they will become dangerous. If he ignores them and shuts them down when they act like thugs, they will peter out.

I think we won’t get out from under the mistake of obama without race riots in some cities. They need to be handled without sympathy and response to their race baiting.


30 posted on 06/08/2012 7:50:02 PM PDT by SaraJohnson
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