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    •  thanks, the anarchists hijacked the movement (1+ / 0-)
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      When regular folks came out for a couple of weeks to give the greedy wall street fucks hell, it was some real grass roots shit. But almost predictably, far left anarchists and nutcases took over and beat the horse to death way beyond recognition. And predictably, they added Obama to the evil pot of corruption and greed. I appreciate the movement for the first month, then I hated it. The movement had as much to do to frame this election as my movements do. Seriously, Obama can thank the idiot thug candidates for reframing the campaign as the war against women. And the 47% comment, not the 99% comment.

      "Too often we excuse those who are willing to build their own lives on the shattered dreams of others" Robert F. Kennedy

      by realwischeese on Sat Nov 17, 2012 at 07:18:44 PM PST

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    •  "Obama Corporate Puppet" is no closer to reality (4+ / 0-)

      than "Obama Marxist Muslim" or "Obama Progressive Saint".

      I stood with my local Occupy demonstrations last year.

      This this year I worked with my local Democratic club to help re-elect the President, and elect a Democrat to Congress in a district that's been held by Republicans for the last 70 years.

      Next year I'll be volunteering to elect some decent people to the City Council. If the Greens can come up with a candidate who can win, I'll vote for 'em. Otherwise I'll be promoting Democrats who can beat right-wing candidates, and maybe someday move up to the state legislature, and then to Washington.

      That's my reality.

      Have you noticed?
      Politicians who promise LESS government
      only deliver BAD government.

      by jjohnjj on Sat Nov 17, 2012 at 07:40:05 PM PST

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    •  Like the 9/11 Truther photo (0+ / 0-)

      “The modern conservative is engaged in one of man's oldest exercises in moral philosophy; that is, the search for a superior moral justification for selfishness.” ~ John Kenneth Galbraith

      by Lefty Coaster on Sat Nov 17, 2012 at 07:54:28 PM PST

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    •  perhaps but they helped him win... thanks OWS (3+ / 0-)

      On behalf of President Obama, 55 Senators, a host of Reps and the Democratic Party. Well done!

      America could have chosen to be the worlds doctor, or grocer. We choose instead to be her policeman. pity

      by cacamp on Sat Nov 17, 2012 at 09:20:14 PM PST

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