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68 Responses to Newt Gingrich`s Thoughts On OWS

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    kitteh9lives Female 70 & Over
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    November 20, 2011 at 3:24 pm
    Link: Newt Gingrich`s Thoughts On OWS - At the Republican debate Thanksgiving Family Forum, Newt Gingrich shared his sentiments about OWS with Iowa churchgoers.
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    CaptKangaroo Male 50-59
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    November 20, 2011 at 3:50 pm
    Newt- Go on a diet fatass, and get a real job.
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    DingDingDong Male 30-39
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    November 20, 2011 at 3:52 pm
    LOL - Was this supposed to make him look bad? Sounds pretty right on to me.
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    Steve0x757 Male 18-29
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    November 20, 2011 at 3:56 pm
    SICK BURN.
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    wake_n_bake Male 18-29
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    November 20, 2011 at 3:59 pm
    This made me feel kind of sick
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    DelCapslock Male 50-59
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    November 20, 2011 at 4:02 pm
    Newt is one of those sad conservatives who feels like he got his ass handed to him in the 60`s by "dirty hippies" and will nurse that grudge until he dies.
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    Thetas Male 18-29
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    November 20, 2011 at 4:18 pm
    Ohh burn. Wait, does it count as a burn if you`re almost completely wrong?
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    thubanstar Female 50-59
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    November 20, 2011 at 4:23 pm
    What a huge, ignorant douchebag.
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    Crabes Male 30-39
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    November 20, 2011 at 4:29 pm
    he look like he doesnt know what a real job his
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    Rawrg Male 18-29
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    November 20, 2011 at 4:38 pm
    Yeah, it`s not about corporate welfare, lobbying and the over-subsidization of everything too... How out of touch these people are is amazing.
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    mervviscious Male 40-49
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    November 20, 2011 at 4:39 pm
    as an Iowan this makes me sick...
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    5Cats Male 50-59
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    November 20, 2011 at 4:49 pm
    SOunds 100% accurate to me: OWS wants free stuff, and YOU get to pay for it.

    I notice how the lefties who comment against this are all about `feelings` and not about `facts`... hummmm eh?
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    Quaribea Female 40-49
    34 posts
    November 20, 2011 at 4:53 pm
    While I, personally, feel like the OWS movement has failed to solidify any real usable platform that could lead to change. The only things you can get the vast majority of the 99% to agree upon are: adequate food, adequate water, and adequate shelter, and apparently the OWS people are not on board for the last third of the platform.
    That being said, I appreciate the protest as a viable expression of frustration with a system that is not working to improve the lot of the vast majority of the people.
    Gingrich`s statements show a huge gap in his understanding of real people with real lives in America.
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    Squrlz4Sale Male 40-49
    6230 posts
    November 20, 2011 at 5:00 pm
    Was this before or after he declared that laws preventing child labor are "truly stupid"?

    Honestly, this stuff writes itself.
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    Ripper398 Male 18-29
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    November 20, 2011 at 5:06 pm
    Interesting. Everything he says reminds me of the politicians in office (in every angle) that constantly make us pay for such things. Even Unions.
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    VirtualParty Male 18-29
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    November 20, 2011 at 5:21 pm
    This coming from someone who attends fancy dinner parties every other day and I doubt he has worked a real job for as long as some of the people at that very movement.
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    cleanergirl Female 30-39
    109 posts
    November 20, 2011 at 5:22 pm
    Ah, yes. And here we see the time honored tradition of political spin doctoring.
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    skullgrin Male 18-29
    937 posts
    November 20, 2011 at 5:22 pm
    if only newt knew what OWS was really about. Its not about entitlement, its about the government being ran by corporations and our politicians being bought off.

    dont forget people, the people in power during the boston tea party said that john adams needed a bath and to find a job too.
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    tatervent Male 18-29
    373 posts
    November 20, 2011 at 5:27 pm
    Eh, hes only slightly exaggerating
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    godthaab Male 18-29
    220 posts
    November 20, 2011 at 5:49 pm
    Uh, they did pay for it with their taxes...
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    godthaab Male 18-29
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    November 20, 2011 at 5:52 pm
    The only reason the Left has collapsed is because they have bought the idiocy of the Right.
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    Boloslov Male 40-49
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    November 20, 2011 at 5:54 pm
    Newt, what a douche! How can someone who`s entire career is sucking the teat of the wealthy even comprehend what`s going on with OWS.
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    CaptainPabst Male 18-29
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    November 20, 2011 at 6:07 pm
    F#ck that guy
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    Kain1 Male 18-29
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    November 20, 2011 at 6:24 pm
    A gross and selective over-simplification..
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    LazyMe484 Male 18-29
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    November 20, 2011 at 6:24 pm
    Let them eat cake!

    (I borrowed that from YT, but it`s apt)
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    Pooptart19 Male 18-29
    2442 posts
    November 20, 2011 at 7:11 pm
    Oh great, three people I can`t stand. Newt Gingrich, Herman Cain, and the biggest sh*thead of them all, Frank Luntz. The trifecta of crony-capitalistic, neoconservative, war-mongering, evil assh*les.
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    vegascartman Male 30-39
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    November 20, 2011 at 7:33 pm
    And THIS is why Newt will be elected in 2012. WAY TO GO NEWT!!!!
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    vegascartman Male 30-39
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    November 20, 2011 at 7:37 pm
    "if only newt knew what OWS was really about. Its not about entitlement, its about the government being ran by corporations and our politicians being bought off."

    Really? That message seems to get lot a lot in the videos of public defecation, drum circles, drug dealing, shoving old women down stairs, blocking traffic of families trying to take their children home, storming into restaurants yelling and screaming, etc. Yeah, great message there.
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    xiquiripat Male 18-29
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    November 20, 2011 at 8:47 pm
    Says the whore for Freddie Mac.
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    jteachey1 Male 18-29
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    November 20, 2011 at 8:49 pm
    dumbass
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    Gerry1of1 Male 50-59
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    November 20, 2011 at 9:00 pm

    Back in the `90s, when Newt Gingrich was speaker of the house, it was common on college campuses to hear a fellow say "I`m going to go shake my Newt". It` meant he was going to go pee. The reason it was named "Newt" is because Gingrich is such a huge dick.

    This is the guy who chastised Clinton on moral grounds while he was cheating on his second wife with a chippie who would later become Mrs. Dick #3. He dumped his 1st wife in the cancer ward of the hospital she was being treated in ... on mother`s day.{Not making that up.}

    And he was fined and sanctioned for lieing to the Ethics Committee. Somehow, it`s worse when you lie to an ethics committee... it`s like telling a lie in church! GASP! And let`s not forget his "Contract With America".

    I hate to give a sweeping characterization (stop laughing CrakrJak)... I hate to, but I have to say this guy is just amoral, immoral, and evil.
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    defiythelie Male 18-29
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    November 20, 2011 at 9:08 pm
    Newt really is a newt that needs to go back under the wet damp log he was spawned under.
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    MightyPeanut Male 30-39
    411 posts
    November 20, 2011 at 9:13 pm
    what a douche.
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    thelonious Male 40-49
    3278 posts
    November 20, 2011 at 9:14 pm
    Fancy dinner parties
  35. Profile photo of Gerry1of1
    Gerry1of1 Male 50-59
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    November 20, 2011 at 9:28 pm

    Politicians are supposed to represent us, not rule over us.

    Keep it in mind.
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    auburnjunky Male 30-39
    10339 posts
    November 20, 2011 at 10:35 pm
    Agreed
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    OldOllie Male 60-69
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    November 20, 2011 at 10:43 pm
    He just got my vote!
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    wolladude Male 30-39
    361 posts
    November 20, 2011 at 10:59 pm
    I think he is right, all americans should have a job, pay the same taxes and adhere to the rules of their democratic soceity.
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    houtex Male 40-49
    61 posts
    November 20, 2011 at 11:10 pm
    I still don`t know what OWS is all about, honestly. Except they seem to sit about bitching about things, but are pretty well cared for overall.

    In contrast, other people in other countries are pretty much being either malnourished, diseased, or completely trodden by their government, or perhaps more than one of those.

    And while I don`t care for Newt very much... I think he`s right. Everyone the OWS people are complaining about WORKED in some way to get what they have.

    OWS people can do that too. All it takes is, oh, I dunno... GO DO IT. Even if it`s doing whatever it is YOU WANT DONE FOR YOU. Like making the changes you want happen. Sitting around bitching and/or getting in the way doesn`t do a damn thing except get you on TV or arrested, or both.

    Way to go, you accomplished NOTHING. Go home and rethink your plan.

    /Aaanndd... I`m out. Peace, y`all.
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    liberkaos Male 30-39
    156 posts
    November 21, 2011 at 12:41 am
    Heh, funny how he said the people on wallstreet paid taxes... That`s ... Not entirily correct, now is it?
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    IrishJesus Male 18-29
    483 posts
    November 21, 2011 at 12:52 am
    Yeah, this guy is a huge d*ck. It`s extremely easy to go get a job. Just walk down the street offering hand jobs for just PENNIES ON THE DOLLAR!

    For an honest buck, you`re going to have trouble finding a job unless you`re in a highly specialized field. I`m getting a degree in mechanical engineering because I know I will have better luck getting a job.

    This means that I have little free time and get little sleep, but I want to help pay for my apartment and food, so I go out looking for a part time job. I applied all over town. Even though pre-2009 I had already spent good time at 4 jobs, one for 2 years, I couldn`t get a callback anywhere. The only manager I talked to said I was "under-qualified" because there was a already a huge stack of applicants with experience in the field.

    The job was a busser at Outback Steakhouse.

    The numbers don`t lie. Our system is f*cked and idiots like Gingrich are content in pretending it`s the fault of people
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    IrishJesus Male 18-29
    483 posts
    November 21, 2011 at 12:53 am
    ...who have no real power.
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    tommy2X4 Male 50-59
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    November 21, 2011 at 3:19 am
    We want the same health care that you have, that you didn`t pay for. You co ck su ck er! EAT THE RICH!

    It`s the peoples fault that we bail out large companies and can`t find decent jobs and healthcare. Like it was the auto workers fault in the early seventies for making crappy cars. Anyone remember that line of BS?
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    PhotoKing Male 30-39
    526 posts
    November 21, 2011 at 4:22 am
    i can half agree with him. they are taking up space in the park , bathrooms etc. a portion out there is fighting for something random and killing the cause. but i`d really like to see him get a job. if it was as easy as he says it is, there would be no need for a protest.
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    andybme Male 50-59
    296 posts
    November 21, 2011 at 4:49 am
    Hey Newt go on a diet and exercise. You look like a walking heart attack.
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    insane_ai Male 30-39
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    November 21, 2011 at 5:23 am
    I`m beginning to like Newt now.
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    robosnitz Male 40-49
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    November 21, 2011 at 5:36 am
    Horse apples. We the people didn`t create this economic collapse.We didn`t skyrocket the deficit.We didn`t allow big business to pollute our country or corner markets so problems couldn`t be fixed.The Government,politics and big business did using OUR tax dollars.They do owe us. Big time.
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    BoredFrank Male 40-49
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    November 21, 2011 at 6:07 am
    That fat self-righteous prick left his wife on her deathbed to marry some other chick. Listening to him claim the moral high ground is hilarious.
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    auburnjunky Male 30-39
    10339 posts
    November 21, 2011 at 6:19 am
    He never claimed the moral high ground.
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    bigfatdynamo Male 30-39
    259 posts
    November 21, 2011 at 7:21 am
    Salamander Gingrich just alienated many of his constituents, just like Cain, Perry, and Bbachman before him. Let the Republicans spew forth the rhetoric that will lose them the election!

    The issue of OWS and other movements is NOT entitlement. The complaint is opportunity.
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    thubanstar Female 50-59
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    November 21, 2011 at 7:39 am
    houtex... Please look up some stuff about OWS and THEN decide, K? It`s about 99% of people not being able to find health care, not being paid a living wage even when they DO work, and it`s about the collapse of the economy, courtesy of people who could easily afford things that, not only can the ordinary, hard working American not dream about, but has a hard time even imagining.

    It`s basically about distributing money made more fairly. Just because someone belongs to a family with money or has made millions (or billions) does not mean they should treat those who helped make that money like peasants. It`s like the Industrial Age in England or the Robber Baron age over here.

    There is an inequality that needs to be fixed so the benefits of labor can be shared more fairly. Not asking for handouts. Not asking for anything that the rich could not easily afford if they were more fair minded. I`m not anti-rich, just pro middle-class.
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    i-am-evil Male 18-29
    510 posts
    November 21, 2011 at 8:08 am
    Gingrich did say something I do agree with. They are occupying public spaces and getting in the way of people`s lives. They should not be depriving people of their public spaces. They are getting in the way of people who are trying to just live their lives.

    I understand the sentiments of those who think that free speech should not be quelled because protesting presents a minor inconvenience. However, occupying parks, public bathrooms, campuses, and streets for weeks is too much.
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    patchgrabber Male 30-39
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    November 21, 2011 at 8:12 am
    "They are occupying public spaces and getting in the way of people`s lives."

    I don`t think protests are meant to be convenient.
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    abrxax Male 18-29
    73 posts
    November 21, 2011 at 8:25 am
    Dams Newt. The left collapsed the moral system. Why did you cheat on your wife and then leave her for a younger woman? And as for OWS, you lied to them. spend $100,000 on a piece of paper and you will get a $150,000 job when your done. But no one ever told me I could be a auto tech, or a truck driver, or a carpenter, or a plumber or have any other skilled trade. NO! NO! you drilled it in my brain that I`m lower then dirt with out that paper. You told me that flipping burgers is bad. Its wrong. Now I have that paper and you tell me to go flip burgers!!! F-U. I want what you told me I was going to get. Where is it!?! I want it NOW!!!
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    Gerry1of1 Male 50-59
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    November 21, 2011 at 8:33 am
    In order...

    "We owe them everything" No, but politicians OWE it to us to represent US, not corporations handing out cash.

    "Take over a public park they didn`t pay for" They ARE the public and Yes, I paid for it with taxes I paid the last 35 years.

    "Use bathrooms they didn`t pay for" Restrooms for Customers Only sign - they have to buy something.

    "Beg for food" I have never seen this...what protest has he gone to where he saw this? He made that up.

    "To instruct the " No, to give warning to politicians they hd better clean up their act...or else.

    "Left has collapsed society" Pretty certain is was the Rights tax and bank policies that got us here. Left`s spending didn`t help though.

    "Go get a job right after you take a bath". First I already bathed today and when 500 people apply for 1 job it`s not as easy as it sounds `get a job`. I know.
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    reidcook1000 Male 18-29
    382 posts
    November 21, 2011 at 8:44 am
    Here is a simple fact for all who despise the OWS protests, particularly if you think the police has a right to break them up. They are peaceful, plain and simple. They have the right to peacefully assemble. The violence of the OWS protesters does not compare to the violence perpetrated by the police officials. Let them protest, regardless of the validity of their claims.
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    savapenne Female 18-29
    17 posts
    November 21, 2011 at 8:46 am
    Ron Paul.
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    Solvent Male 18-29
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    November 21, 2011 at 11:45 am
    Newt has finally said something I agree with? Hell must`ve frozen over a long time ago.
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    auburnjunky Male 30-39
    10339 posts
    November 21, 2011 at 12:52 pm
    No he didn`t abrax. Your parents told you that.
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    insane_ai Male 30-39
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    November 21, 2011 at 1:04 pm
    That fat self-righteous prick left his wife on her deathbed to marry some other chick. Listening to him claim the moral high ground is hilarious.

    deathbed? Really? She`s still alive many years later. -100 internets for your failure to research.
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    mackin Male 30-39
    210 posts
    November 21, 2011 at 2:22 pm
    Yep, all those veterans better get jobs and baths. Newt, why do you disrespect so many people you work for?
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    Jokee Male 18-29
    23 posts
    November 21, 2011 at 2:26 pm
    I`m canadian and don`t know much about USA politics but I think it`s outrageous that even today people like this guy spread hate like that, and he`s being applauded too! So many people have fought for peace and equality. How come people listen to him? I`m all for freedom of speech but how come this man is being looked up to. People need to educate themselves and stop spreading comments like "dirty hippie go take a bath". This is pure and simple propaganda.

    Conservatism is blocking the progress of society.
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    Grendel Male 40-49
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    November 21, 2011 at 2:42 pm
    VirtualParty-"someone who attends fancy dinner parties every other day and I doubt he has worked a real job for as long as some of the people at that very movement."

    Funny, you just described Obama. (Except, we KNOW he has never worked a real job.)
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    Grendel Male 40-49
    5864 posts
    November 21, 2011 at 2:56 pm
    tommy2X4-"We want the same health care that you have"

    Then do the same job he does, or one with applicable benefits. (or pay for it yourself). He gets his health care as part of the compensation for his job. I get mine as part of my compensation for my job. I perfectly happy with it. (I DO, think, however, congresscritters should get less benefits).

    thubanstar-"about 99% of people not being able to find health care, not being paid a living wage even when they DO work"

    So, you`re saying 309 million people in the US can`t find health care? I`m not in the top 1% by far, and I have no problem finding healthcare.

    And you`re also saying that 309 million people in the US make below $16 per hours? The IRS dissagrees with you. $16 per hour gives you ~33,280 annually. Seeing as the average wage is $46,326 annually, it would seem that your 99% number is a tad high.
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    i-am-evil Male 18-29
    510 posts
    November 21, 2011 at 5:25 pm
    It`s not alright for members of the public to block the usage of public spaces for other members of the public just to promote their ideas.

    If I wanted to form a human in front of a high school and keep school buses from dropping and picking up students from school should I be able to? No. Is it O.K. to block a university? Of course not.

    I`m not saying that I agree with the disgusting treatment of the OWS protestors in the past few weeks, I don`t. I don`t agree with how OWS is doing their protesting.

    Aren`t you suppose to get permits for this kind of stuff?

    Btw, Newt Gingrich is a douchebag and I hope he never takes the White House.
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    antagonizer Male 18-29
    509 posts
    November 21, 2011 at 6:10 pm
    We should rename the US `massengill` because you seem to breed so many douches.
  67. Profile photo of OutWest
    OutWest Male 50-59
    546 posts
    November 21, 2011 at 7:26 pm
    hmm... I never liked Newt much. But after watching this?

    I agree they have a right to voice their opinions. But I also agreed the Tea Party had a right to express it`s opinions too.

    I hate the hypocrisy of some of my fellow citizens.

    Although, when the OWS movement has ran it`s course the participants can emigrate to Canada, become College Professors, or go to work in Hollywood. Just like they did after the 60`s.

    Hypocrites on both sides!
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    auburnjunky Male 30-39
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    November 22, 2011 at 4:25 am
    "I agree they have a right to voice their opinions. But I also agreed the Tea Party had a right to express it`s opinions too."

    Yeah Outwest. It is hypocrisy. The Tea Party was considered violent and hate filled....




    ....and OWS is heralded as peaceful and non violent.


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