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2011-10-18 04:52:57 PM
Oh hai guyz! What's going on in this thread?

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2011-10-18 04:56:28 PM

Slaxl: pxlboy: ThighsofGlory: [a6.sphotos.ak.fbcdn.net image 640x430]

way to misrepresent the issue. it's about corporate money poisoning the electoral process in this country, but you keep farking that chicken.

Someone needs to make one of those demotivators with that picture and your comment there, and it needs to be posted after every dickface posts the original picture.

 
2011-10-18 04:57:12 PM
Son of a biatch! Post fail.

for the one who asked (new window)
 
2011-10-18 05:02:50 PM
You guys realize that by the time a protester realizes they are being arrested they are not likely going to have the luxury of asking the officer to hold on a second, reach into your pocket for your phone, pull it out and send the message.

I'd be smashing that smartphone to tiny pieces if I was the cops. The idea is interesting in theory but in practice I think you are truly hosed if you piss off the establishment and are going to spend some time in a cold, dark corner.
 
2011-10-18 05:03:23 PM

pxlboy: Son of a biatch! Post fail.

for the one who asked (new window)



I smell instant Fark Classic. I call tell from some of the pixels and from seeing quite a few classics in my time.
 
2011-10-18 05:03:30 PM

pxlboy: Son of a biatch! Post fail.

for the one who asked (new window)


Good show, you're on +2 now in this thread.
 
2011-10-18 05:04:54 PM
Now here's something I haven't seen addressed: The government, if people had any sense and ensured that Republicans didn't control half of it, COULD do a lot to rein in corporate abuse. But under the current Supreme Court definition of "free speech," Congress can't do ANYTHING to get corporations out of politics. Cannot be done constitutionally, without electing three two-term Democratic presidents in a row and cleaning out all the corprobots that are Scaliaing up the court now.

So, kiddies, what's your plan? Sitting in the park holding your breath is not going to make the court change.
 
2011-10-18 05:07:40 PM

Buck Henderson: Oh hai guyz! What's going on in this thread?

[1.bp.blogspot.com image 334x500]


Do you have the unphotoshopped version of that picture?
 
2011-10-18 05:07:40 PM
What a great idea! A cop tells you that you're being arrested, and you quickly stick your hand in your pocket and pull something out.

Cop: Sir, you were warmed about trying to pass these fake 2 dollar bills at Taco Bell, I am gonna have to take you in.
Man: Better alert my friends!
mexfiles.files.wordpress.com
Cop: What the... *bang* *bang* *bang* *bang* *bang* *bang* *bang* *bang* *bang* *bang* *bang* *bang* ---reload---*bang* *bang* *bang* *bang* *bang* *bang* *bang* *bang* *bang* *bang* *bang* *bang*

www.dawsonprecision.com

brilliant
 
2011-10-18 05:07:45 PM

mbillips: Now here's something I haven't seen addressed: The government, if people had any sense and ensured that Republicans didn't control half of it, COULD do a lot to rein in corporate abuse. But under the current Supreme Court definition of "free speech," Congress can't do ANYTHING to get corporations out of politics. Cannot be done constitutionally, without electing three two-term Democratic presidents in a row and cleaning out all the corprobots that are Scaliaing up the court now.

So, kiddies, what's your plan? Sitting in the park holding your breath is not going to make the court change.


it's not really a protest. it's a bunch of people with no motivation to work and want to be taken care of by the rich and hard working middle class. This is all they are interested in and its why they have no leader per say, they just want free stuff and if they won't get it handed to them they will squat in public until someone gives in or jails them.
 
2011-10-18 05:08:17 PM
*warned*, dammit
 
2011-10-18 05:09:23 PM

mbillips: Now here's something I haven't seen addressed: The government, if people had any sense and ensured that Republicans didn't control half of it, COULD do a lot to rein in corporate abuse. But under the current Supreme Court definition of "free speech," Congress can't do ANYTHING to get corporations out of politics. Cannot be done constitutionally, without electing three two-term Democratic presidents in a row and cleaning out all the corprobots that are Scaliaing up the court now.

So, kiddies, what's your plan? Sitting in the park holding your breath is not going to make the court change.


You honestly think the Democrats are any better than the Republicans?

farm7.static.flickr.com
 
2011-10-18 05:12:31 PM

mbillips: Now here's something I haven't seen addressed: The government, if people had any sense and ensured that Republicans didn't control half of it, COULD do a lot to rein in corporate abuse. But under the current Supreme Court definition of "free speech," Congress can't do ANYTHING to get corporations out of politics. Cannot be done constitutionally, without electing three two-term Democratic presidents in a row and cleaning out all the corprobots that are Scaliaing up the court now.

So, kiddies, what's your plan? Sitting in the park holding your breath is not going to make the court change.



So there must be a concrete plan with all contigencies thought out in order for a protest to be valid? Think of it as a 12 step program that gets made up as it goes along. Step 1 is the same as it always is and you can quit the program at any time if you don't like where it's going. Good enough? Ok then, how about that Step 1 then?
 
2011-10-18 05:13:55 PM

mbillips: Now here's something I haven't seen addressed: The government, if people had any sense and ensured that Republicans didn't control half of it, COULD do a lot to rein in corporate abuse. But under the current Supreme Court definition of "free speech," Congress can't do ANYTHING to get corporations out of politics. Cannot be done constitutionally, without electing three two-term Democratic presidents in a row and cleaning out all the corprobots that are Scaliaing up the court now.


And instead of corporations you'll get unions, corrupt political appointees, corrupt politicians and whomever else manages to squeeze in holding all the power. Of course, the bread and circuses will probably keep everyone vaguely content so I guess it'd be a win for you, right?
 
2011-10-18 05:14:50 PM

pxlboy: Farkn Yaj Yenrac: It stuns me how corporate this protest of corporations is and the overall disconnect that's involved. That's a great app for your Galaxy, powered by Android from Google. Do you think they have it for my iPhone? That was awesome when you Tweeted that picture of that cop knocking your latte from your hands outside of Starbucks. I put it up on Facebook. Let's grab some McDonald's and play some Xbox tonight. Et cetera.

2/10

hurr durr their iphone invalidates their complaints, etc


Not at all my point, from what I've seen most of the protestors aren't really protesting much besides corporations rape babies and therefore should pay more taxes so I can not work or something but:

pxlboy: ThighsofGlory: [a6.sphotos.ak.fbcdn.net image 640x430]

it's about corporate money poisoning the electoral process in this country


I haven't heard much of this before, even if a couple folks parrot it after you. Nevertheless, I like it. It actually is a huge problem and it fixing it would be great. Why they are on Wall Street and not Capitol Hill is beyond me, but I guess you have to start somewhere.
 
2011-10-18 05:17:00 PM

PrinceofFark: mbillips: Now here's something I haven't seen addressed: The government, if people had any sense and ensured that Republicans didn't control half of it, COULD do a lot to rein in corporate abuse. But under the current Supreme Court definition of "free speech," Congress can't do ANYTHING to get corporations out of politics. Cannot be done constitutionally, without electing three two-term Democratic presidents in a row and cleaning out all the corprobots that are Scaliaing up the court now.

So, kiddies, what's your plan? Sitting in the park holding your breath is not going to make the court change.

it's not really a protest. it's a bunch of people with no motivation to work and want to be taken care of by the rich and hard working middle class. This is all they are interested in and its why they have no leader per say, they just want free stuff and if they won't get it handed to them they will squat in public until someone gives in or jails them.


Pretty much what I've surmised as well. This quote from an Occupy Denver participant (which are down to about 40 people now that the overnight temps are dipping below freezing) confirms my thoughts:

One man, who asked to be identified only as Logan, said Monday night was his first night sleeping in the park.

Logan, who sat on a stool shivering, said he drove from Littleton to Denver to spend the night with the protesters because he was frustrated with the wages he is earning at his job.

The 22-year-old said he had to travel back to Littleton for work today but plans return to the Denver camp on Friday.
 
2011-10-18 05:19:28 PM
Also, please don't claim that has been the goal all along, it may have been the reason a few people were protesting but so far it hasn't been a rallying point.
 
2011-10-18 05:19:29 PM

swfan: Logan, who sat on a stool shivering, said he drove from Littleton to Denver to spend the night with the protesters because he was frustrated with the wages he is earning at his job.


'Cos, you know, using that "downtime" to work a second job is just unAmerican.
 
2011-10-18 05:20:17 PM

Farkn Yaj Yenrac: pxlboy: Farkn Yaj Yenrac: It stuns me how corporate this protest of corporations is and the overall disconnect that's involved. That's a great app for your Galaxy, powered by Android from Google. Do you think they have it for my iPhone? That was awesome when you Tweeted that picture of that cop knocking your latte from your hands outside of Starbucks. I put it up on Facebook. Let's grab some McDonald's and play some Xbox tonight. Et cetera.

2/10

hurr durr their iphone invalidates their complaints, etc

Not at all my point, from what I've seen most of the protestors aren't really protesting much besides corporations rape babies and therefore should pay more taxes so I can not work or something but:

pxlboy: ThighsofGlory: [a6.sphotos.ak.fbcdn.net image 640x430]

it's about corporate money poisoning the electoral process in this country

I haven't heard much of this before, even if a couple folks parrot it after you. Nevertheless, I like it. It actually is a huge problem and it fixing it would be great. Why they are on Wall Street and not Capitol Hill is beyond me, but I guess you have to start somewhere.


I'm sorry what?! Just because there are a couple of hippies out there playing guitar talking about the dawing of the age of Aquarius and that's all the news wants to show you doesn't mean it's a bunch of stupid hippies. Right from the start it's been clear this protest has been about the way the government is completely farked up directly as a result of influence from corporations and banks. It was pushed over the edge into action by the taxing the 1% debate.

I've been amazed by the constant "what's this protest about, what are their goals?" comments. You don't have to look far to see them.
 
2011-10-18 05:21:19 PM

MythDragon: What a great idea! A cop tells you that you're being arrested, and you quickly stick your hand in your pocket and pull something out.

Cop: Sir, you were warmed about trying to pass these fake 2 dollar bills at Taco Bell, I am gonna have to take you in.
Man: Better alert my friends!
[mexfiles.files.wordpress.com image 200x166]
Cop: What the... *bang* *bang* *bang* *bang* *bang* *bang* *bang* *bang* *bang* *bang* *bang* *bang* ---reload---*bang* *bang* *bang* *bang* *bang* *bang* *bang* *bang* *bang* *bang* *bang* *bang*

[www.dawsonprecision.com image 400x300]

brilliant


Why did you have to go an point that out? Are you trying to take sales away from the app, hate america and drink imported beer or something??
 
2011-10-18 05:22:59 PM

Basij: How many of the actual 99% would have a lawyer on call?


The National Lawyers Guild is providing legal assistance to the Occupy Together movement. That's the number they are giving out at rallies. Everyone at Occupy Chicago has it written on their body somewhere.
 
2011-10-18 05:24:24 PM

swfan: PrinceofFark: mbillips: Now here's something I haven't seen addressed: The government, if people had any sense and ensured that Republicans didn't control half of it, COULD do a lot to rein in corporate abuse. But under the current Supreme Court definition of "free speech," Congress can't do ANYTHING to get corporations out of politics. Cannot be done constitutionally, without electing three two-term Democratic presidents in a row and cleaning out all the corprobots that are Scaliaing up the court now.

So, kiddies, what's your plan? Sitting in the park holding your breath is not going to make the court change.

it's not really a protest. it's a bunch of people with no motivation to work and want to be taken care of by the rich and hard working middle class. This is all they are interested in and its why they have no leader per say, they just want free stuff and if they won't get it handed to them they will squat in public until someone gives in or jails them.

Pretty much what I've surmised as well. This quote from an Occupy Denver participant (which are down to about 40 people now that the overnight temps are dipping below freezing) confirms my thoughts:

One man, who asked to be identified only as Logan, said Monday night was his first night sleeping in the park.

Logan, who sat on a stool shivering, said he drove from Littleton to Denver to spend the night with the protesters because he was frustrated with the wages he is earning at his job.

The 22-year-old said he had to travel back to Littleton for work today but plans return to the Denver camp on Friday.


Well said.

The only benefit out of this is once these kids get sick of not having their creature comforts, watching American Idol while texting on the couch, scarfing down junk food, they will run back home and America will no longer have to worry about this type of thing.

It will be proven as an utter failure and viewed for what is it, a group of confused and directionless outcasts who would rather give up on life and blame the Rich then follow in their families footsteps and make something of themselves, even if that means from scratch. We are ashamed of them and their children will be ashamed of them.

Some generations are just complete duds. This is one of the worst i've seen in a long, long time.
 
2011-10-18 05:36:28 PM

God-is-a-Taco: abfalter:
Why not have both? Here are the Hot Chicks of Occupy Wall Street:
http://www.theaggregate.net/2011/10/hot-chicks-of-occupy-wall-street/

Do you have a Hot Chicks of the Tea Party Protests? I like my women plump and well aged.


Try this site. (new window)
 
2011-10-18 05:37:54 PM

Farkn Yaj Yenrac: Also, please don't claim that has been the goal all along, it may have been the reason a few people were protesting but so far it hasn't been a rallying point.


I'm sorry to disappoint, but it has been the point from the very beginning. It is quite literally what started the movement.
 
2011-10-18 06:04:10 PM
Just initially enter a custom message and some SMS-ready numbers to contact in the event of your arrest. Then, as you're about to be corralled into the back of a squad car, fire the app up and long-press the bull's-eye for 2 seconds. From there, you can rest assured that your message will be sent to the appropriate contacts.

So, it's a text message to multiple contacts... with a big red button. Kudos to the dev for getting what's sure to be a ton of publicity for a relatively simple idea. Well devised, well targeted. Let's take a slightly deeper look.

Publisher Quadrant 2, Inc.(www.quadrant2.us)

Current front page:
Established in 1996, Q2 develops software for some of the most recognized brands in the world, and ones that are sure to be one day, always with a creative edge.

Hmm, let's go back to the Jan '11 snapshot:
Quadrant 2, Inc. develops software for global financial institutions, non-profit arts organizations, household names and mom and pop stores. Name it, we have done it ... interactive robotic systems, Microsoft Office Applications, eCommerce websites, video games, POS systems, home automation, art installations ... always with a creative bent.

Yeah, it was probably smart to reword that one before the release of this App.
 
2011-10-18 06:05:14 PM

ArcadianRefugee:

You honestly think the Democrats are any better than the Republicans?

[farm7.static.flickr.com image 600x427]


And this is why the party of the rich will continue to fark you. Sure, all politicians are a bit corrupt, and the election rules REQUIRE them to suck up to corporations in order to get elected/reelected. But all this Wall Street crony capitalist screw-the-poorism IS IN THE REPUBLICAN PARTY PLATFORM! It is their only reason for being in politics, aside from the ones who are just straight-up crooks who can't make it in business.

Elect enough Democrats, and you could get things like publicly funded clean elections, sensible progressive taxes, etc. IT'S BEEN DONE BEFORE, you stupid, willfully ignorant farks. How do you think we got a post-WWII middle class in the first place? Roosevelt, Truman, Johnson, Kennedy, Tip O'Neill, Carter, Clinton and Obama did not fark over the poor and middle class. Even the 2009-2010 bailouts everyone biatches about were an emergency measure (and in the case of the banks, one that has turned a profit for the taxpayer).
 
2011-10-18 06:06:18 PM

Malacon: Farkn Yaj Yenrac: Also, please don't claim that has been the goal all along, it may have been the reason a few people were protesting but so far it hasn't been a rallying point.

I'm sorry to disappoint, but it has been the point from the very beginning. It is quite literally what started the movement.


If you keep repeating it, it will become true. Hell, as I said I think it's great. Get Glass-Steagall repealed while you're at it. That doesn't change the fact that to a lot of the people involved it is nothing more than a flash mob that doesn't require learning some stupid dance.
 
2011-10-18 06:10:43 PM

mbillips: Elect enough Democrats, and you could get things like publicly funded clean elections, sensible progressive taxes, etc.


Oh my, you really do believe there is a "correct" political party. That's just too precious for words.
 
2011-10-18 06:18:25 PM

trappedspirit: mbillips: Elect enough Democrats, and you could get things like publicly funded clean elections, sensible progressive taxes, etc.

Oh my, you really do believe there is a "correct" political party. That's just too precious for words.


Cynicism =/= wisdom. By the way, Oswald acted alone, 9/11 was an act of terrorism, we went to the Moon, and the Bilderbergers are just a club. Read an occasional book and/or magazine; you'll learn things.
 
2011-10-18 06:29:12 PM

Persnickety: Buck Henderson: Oh hai guyz! What's going on in this thread?

[1.bp.blogspot.com image 334x500]

Do you have the unphotoshopped version of that picture?


Here you go:

1.bp.blogspot.com

Sorry, couldn't resist. I'm pretty sure dog bag is the original. From here (new window)
 
2011-10-18 06:53:27 PM

Farkn Yaj Yenrac: Malacon: Farkn Yaj Yenrac: Also, please don't claim that has been the goal all along, it may have been the reason a few people were protesting but so far it hasn't been a rallying point.

I'm sorry to disappoint, but it has been the point from the very beginning. It is quite literally what started the movement.

If you keep repeating it, it will become true. Hell, as I said I think it's great. Get Glass-Steagall repealed while you're at it. That doesn't change the fact that to a lot of the people involved it is nothing more than a flash mob that doesn't require learning some stupid dance.


Repealing Glass-Steagall has also been a day-one demand from OWS.

You're right though, a lot of people are there for the wrong reasons. You have AWs, hippies, anarchists and btards in Guy Fawkes masks. But they are not the majority, they're just the ones that look better on TV and in Newspapers (and fark threads).

If you live anywhere in NYC, I would suggest you go down and take a look. Hell, join in for a few hours if you agree with them. The message on the street is pretty damned clear, even if it isn't on TV.
 
2011-10-18 07:04:35 PM
Ok, I am going to say something to those of you who like to tout their 80 hour work weeks as evidence that they are above the 99% protesters.

You work 80 hours a week just to survive and gain a little ground. The point of this whole thing is, in recent generations, that wasn't necessary to achieve a solid living.

As stated up thread, we need to get business out of government. We also need to stop passing free trade agreements that allow companies to send jobs elsewhere while allowing the company to reap the rewards of being a US based company. It is a rigged game that allows the guys with the money to take more and more and give you only enough to THINK you are being successful.
 
2011-10-18 07:13:17 PM

Malacon: Farkn Yaj Yenrac: Malacon: Farkn Yaj Yenrac: Also, please don't claim that has been the goal all along, it may have been the reason a few people were protesting but so far it hasn't been a rallying point.

I'm sorry to disappoint, but it has been the point from the very beginning. It is quite literally what started the movement.

If you keep repeating it, it will become true. Hell, as I said I think it's great. Get Glass-Steagall repealed while you're at it. That doesn't change the fact that to a lot of the people involved it is nothing more than a flash mob that doesn't require learning some stupid dance.

Repealing Glass-Steagall has also been a day-one demand from OWS.


Uh, one of us (or two of us) has that backwards...
 
2011-10-18 07:17:17 PM

Slaxl: Farkn Yaj Yenrac: pxlboy: Farkn Yaj Yenrac: It stuns me how corporate this protest of corporations is and the overall disconnect that's involved. That's a great app for your Galaxy, powered by Android from Google. Do you think they have it for my iPhone? That was awesome when you Tweeted that picture of that cop knocking your latte from your hands outside of Starbucks. I put it up on Facebook. Let's grab some McDonald's and play some Xbox tonight. Et cetera.

2/10

hurr durr their iphone invalidates their complaints, etc

Not at all my point, from what I've seen most of the protestors aren't really protesting much besides corporations rape babies and therefore should pay more taxes so I can not work or something but:

pxlboy: ThighsofGlory: [a6.sphotos.ak.fbcdn.net image 640x430]

it's about corporate money poisoning the electoral process in this country

I haven't heard much of this before, even if a couple folks parrot it after you. Nevertheless, I like it. It actually is a huge problem and it fixing it would be great. Why they are on Wall Street and not Capitol Hill is beyond me, but I guess you have to start somewhere.

I'm sorry what?! Just because there are a couple of hippies out there playing guitar talking about the dawing of the age of Aquarius and that's all the news wants to show you doesn't mean it's a bunch of stupid hippies. Right from the start it's been clear this protest has been about the way the government is completely farked up directly as a result of influence from corporations and banks. It was pushed over the edge into action by the taxing the 1% debate.

I've been amazed by the constant "what's this protest about, what are their goals?" comments. You don't have to look far to see them.


I'm all with them with the 'get money out of politics' thing....but they kinda lose me with the "forgive all students loans" argument.
 
2011-10-18 07:36:34 PM
I would like to see more violence. Let's get this party REALLY started.
 
2011-10-18 07:40:14 PM

mbillips:

Elect enough Democrats, and you could get things like publicly funded clean elections, sensible progressive taxes, etc. IT'S BEEN DONE BEFORE, you stupid, willfully ignorant farks. How do you think we got a post-WWII middle class in the first place? Roosevelt, Truman, Johnson, Kennedy, Tip O'Neill, Carter, Clinton and Obama did not fark over the poor and middle class. Even the 2009-2010 bailouts everyone biatches about were an emergency measure (and in the case of the banks, one that has turned a profit for the taxpayer).


You're just so cute (and misinformed)! What party supported slavery, resisted emancipation, supported the KKK, violently resisted school de-segregation and civil rights laws? It wasn't the Repubs, junior. Now run along and try thinking for yourself.
 
2011-10-18 07:54:56 PM

mbillips: ThighsofGlory: [a6.sphotos.ak.fbcdn.net image 640x430]

This is just the dumbest criticism. I don't think the OWS people want to eliminate corporations from the BUSINESS sphere; they just want them to stop buying elections, paying their CEOs 400 times the average wage of their workers, privatizing gains while socializing risk, etc. You don't have to hate capitalism to hate the way American companies (abetted by a lot of politicians but whole-heartedly by Republicans) have used political influence to rig the "free market" in favor of the haves against not only the have-nots, but the have-lesses.

I mean, hell, the deliberate choice to cut taxes and run huge deficits under Reagan and W resulted in a massive transfer of wealth from taxpayers to those rich enough to lend the government money. The Republican Party KNEW that was going to happen. They WANT wealthy people and corporations to have more political power than the elected government.


Thank you for explaining this to ThighsOfGlory so that I didn't have to.
 
2011-10-18 08:38:10 PM
a6.sphotos.ak.fbcdn.net

And all manufactured overseas.
 
2011-10-18 10:12:53 PM

mbillips: trappedspirit: mbillips: Elect enough Democrats, and you could get things like publicly funded clean elections, sensible progressive taxes, etc.

Oh my, you really do believe there is a "correct" political party. That's just too precious for words.

Cynicism =/= wisdom. By the way, Oswald acted alone, 9/11 was an act of terrorism, we went to the Moon, and the Bilderbergers are just a club. Read an occasional book and/or magazine; you'll learn things.


I'm guessing you must be in the 20-25 age group. That's about the age democrats solidify the idea that republicans = evil and democrats = saints. Get some life experience; you'll learn things. Maybe even figure out that career politicians, regardless of party, are a big part of the problem. You might also figure out how this polarization has created two insane parties that nearly rely on each other to correct the blunders of extremism each perpetuate to keep constituencies complacent. Because if you are a grown man honking the Democratic Party horn, you are going to get a lot of stares.
 
2011-10-19 09:46:43 AM
Reinstate. Damn it. Repealing G-S is what got us where we are today.
 
2011-10-19 10:17:32 AM

Slab Bulkhead: mbillips:

Elect enough Democrats, and you could get things like publicly funded clean elections, sensible progressive taxes, etc. IT'S BEEN DONE BEFORE, you stupid, willfully ignorant farks. How do you think we got a post-WWII middle class in the first place? Roosevelt, Truman, Johnson, Kennedy, Tip O'Neill, Carter, Clinton and Obama did not fark over the poor and middle class. Even the 2009-2010 bailouts everyone biatches about were an emergency measure (and in the case of the banks, one that has turned a profit for the taxpayer).

You're just so cute (and misinformed)! What party supported slavery, resisted emancipation, supported the KKK, violently resisted school de-segregation and civil rights laws? It wasn't the Repubs, junior. Now run along and try thinking for yourself.


Yes, yes, because that's all in the history of the Democratic Party of the past 50 years. Goldwater, Nixon and Reagan never existed. The Whigs broke up over the slavery issue; never trust a Whig. And the Republicans are going all-in against slavery with this great young leader, Abraham Lincoln! Vote Republican!

Oh, and I guarantee I'm older than you, sonny. I voted for Carter.
 
2011-10-19 10:20:15 AM

trappedspirit: mbillips: trappedspirit: mbillips: Elect enough Democrats, and you could get things like publicly funded clean elections, sensible progressive taxes, etc.

Oh my, you really do believe there is a "correct" political party. That's just too precious for words.

Cynicism =/= wisdom. By the way, Oswald acted alone, 9/11 was an act of terrorism, we went to the Moon, and the Bilderbergers are just a club. Read an occasional book and/or magazine; you'll learn things.

I'm guessing you must be in the 20-25 age group. That's about the age democrats solidify the idea that republicans = evil and democrats = saints. Get some life experience; you'll learn things. Maybe even figure out that career politicians, regardless of party, are a big part of the problem. You might also figure out how this polarization has created two insane parties that nearly rely on each other to correct the blunders of extremism each perpetuate to keep constituencies complacent. Because if you are a grown man honking the Democratic Party horn, you are going to get a lot of stares.


I'm 49, a veteran of two wars, and I covered the state legislature for a daily newspaper. Guess what, I know more about this stuff than 99 percent of Farkers.
 
2011-10-19 11:32:45 AM

Farkn Yaj Yenrac: Reinstate. Damn it. Repealing G-S is what got us where we are today.


>.
 
2011-10-19 12:14:19 PM

mbillips: trappedspirit: mbillips: trappedspirit: mbillips: Elect enough Democrats, and you could get things like publicly funded clean elections, sensible progressive taxes, etc.

Oh my, you really do believe there is a "correct" political party. That's just too precious for words.

Cynicism =/= wisdom. By the way, Oswald acted alone, 9/11 was an act of terrorism, we went to the Moon, and the Bilderbergers are just a club. Read an occasional book and/or magazine; you'll learn things.

I'm guessing you must be in the 20-25 age group. That's about the age democrats solidify the idea that republicans = evil and democrats = saints. Get some life experience; you'll learn things. Maybe even figure out that career politicians, regardless of party, are a big part of the problem. You might also figure out how this polarization has created two insane parties that nearly rely on each other to correct the blunders of extremism each perpetuate to keep constituencies complacent. Because if you are a grown man honking the Democratic Party horn, you are going to get a lot of stares.

I'm 49, a veteran of two wars, and I covered the state legislature for a daily newspaper. Guess what, I know more about this stuff than 99 percent of Farkers.


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2011-10-19 02:34:37 PM

mbillips:
Yes, yes, because that's all in the history of the Democratic Party of the past 50 years. Goldwater, Nixon and Reagan never existed. The Whigs broke up over the slavery issue; never trust a Whig. And the Republicans are going all-in against slavery with this great young leader, Abraham Lincoln! Vote Republican!

Oh, and I guarantee I'm older than you, sonny. I voted for Carter.


You lose, asshole. If you don't think modern welfare has become a type of slavery in this country, you really are as stupid and venal as you appear. I'll tell you again, grandpa - grow up!
 
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