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  •  "Get out of the way" works both ways: (26+ / 0-)

    The R message to the middle class is "get out of the way."

    Get out of the way of plutocrats who are off to another gambling junket on Wall Street, backstopped by taxpayer dollars.

    Get out of the way of another war of choice, for example in Iran.

    Get out of the way of "progress" that clings to two-century-old fuels and destroys the ecosystems on which we depend.

    Get out of their way.  Get off the sidewalk, boy, when your betters walk by.

    And our message right back to them is "get out of the way."

    Get out of the way of our efforts to fix the economy, and turn Wall Street into a place for real investment again, rather than a casino.

    Get out of the way of workers trying to organize to collectively bargain for dignified wages and benefits.

    Get out of the way of our service members coming home to their families.

    Get out of the way of real progress toward the fuels of the future such as thorium, and renewable energy sources such as sun and wind.

    Get out of our way.  And if you don't, we're going to OCCUPY the sidewalk, and you plutocrats and theocrats and gamblers and bamboozlers are going to have to walk in the street, along the curb.  But at least you won't be stepping in dog shit along the curb, because we hired more public sector employees to do things like keep the streets clean.

    But make no mistake: there will be progress, and progress will be a vector (quantity with direction), and that vector will point toward a future that's sane, humane, and sustainable.    

    "Minus two votes for the Republican" equals "plus one vote for the Democrat." Arithmetic doesn't care about their feelings either!

    by G2geek on Fri Oct 12, 2012 at 02:22:38 AM PDT

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    •  Exactly! (5+ / 0-)

      If you want to make a shit-ton of money in business or finance, you'll do it in our economy, on our terms.  Or you can write poetry for a living, we don't care.  

      Or better yet, take your severe case of conservatism and infect someone else's country with it.

      Conservatives need to realize that their Silent Moral Majority is neither silent, nor moral, nor a majority.

      by nominalize on Fri Oct 12, 2012 at 04:51:59 AM PDT

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