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Protests against Wall Street spread across US

Discussion in 'News & Current Events' started by freeatlast, Oct 4, 2011.

  1. freeatlast

    freeatlast New Member

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  2. mandym

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    When interviewed these people were not simply against corporate greed. They were against Capitalism period.
     
  3. Matt Black

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    Would you be ok with it if they were just against corporate greed, banking bailouts etc?
     
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    No.........
     
  5. mandym

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    I have never supported either. One is immoral and the other is unconstitutional.
     
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    Its about time that somebody goes after Wall Street....start with Goldman Saks:thumbs:
     
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    As our debt continues to grow, our government becomes increasingly corrupt, and the time of the Lord draws near this will increase and we will even see people killed in the streets by law enforcement.
     
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    Lets not confuse issues and movements.

    There are capitalists, like myself, that are vehemently opposed to the Federal Reserve, and the enormous amount of control these top tier, private bankers exert over the world.

    Then, their are the poor, young, misled "socialists" that are standing out on the streets right now, protesting Wall Street. Wall Street is not the problem. Nor is capitalism. The problem are these corrupt Federal Reserve bankers, and their puppets in the U.S. government, whose elections they have funded...
    These young kids are actually deluded enough to think that government is the answer...when in fact government is the problem.
     
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    It is more then just the government and the federal reserve although they do have a bid stake in the blame. Wallstreet has a portion of the blame with its greed.
     
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    Yeah, I completely disagree. Wall Street has nothing to do with the financial problems we are going through. FYI: the current protesters are sponsored by several liberal fanatic billionaires...
     
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    So many sweeping statements of condemnation. Hey, did you know all that post in the Baptist board political section are Muslims?

    My statement is valider then yers!!!!!!!!!!!!!

    Someone might form an opinion from some facts, but hopefully none will form their opinion on what has been presented thus far.

    Going to get my turbin on :)
     
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    Huh?:BangHead:
     
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    The problem is not capitalism per se. What we now have is not capitalism but a perversion of it. In reality we have an oligopoly; it's gone beyond even an unholy alliance between the oligarchs and government - the plutocrats now control the western governments.

    Even so, come Lord Jesus....
     
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    Was it not many on wall Street that took part in the bail out and then gave huge bonuses to its CEO's? They are as guilty of our problems as is the Feds and the leaders of our government.
     
  18. Matt Black

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    Indeed...:thumbsup:
     
  19. Havensdad

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    Thats ridiculous. They were given money carte blanche. Had the government never given them our money in the first place, this would not have happened. Again, the government is the problem, not Wall Street. If someone gives you money stipulation free, they have the right to use it for whatever they want. The problem is that the money was given out at all.
     
  20. Havensdad

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    For all their idiocy, they do have one good idea...
    The idea of

    "ending "Freetrade" by re-imposing trade tariffs on all imported goods entering the American market to level the playing field for domestic family farming and domestic manufacturing as most nations that are dumping cheap products onto the American market have radical wage and environmental regulation advantages."
     
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