Archive for October 16th, 2011

October 16, 2011

Occupy A Paycheck

by lewwaters

We have all been seeing in the news about Occupy Wall Street, Occupy Portland, and Occupy Denver; Occupy everything except a bar of soap for some. The common theme we hear is that there are no jobs, corporate greed is holding back on jobs, the rich are stingy and not “paying their fair share” in taxes. The claim is that 1% holds all of the wealth and that 99% apparently do not, leading one to believe that 99% of the country is broke, out of work and dying of hunger.

According to the National Taxpayers Union, the so called rich already pays a disproportionate amount of income taxes and we also know that 47% of lower wage earners pays no income taxes.

Beyond taxes, as I said above, corporations are accused of being greedy, not wanting to hire people while they hold massive amounts of profits, yadda, yadda, yadda. That too is not quite accurate as there are corporations ready, willing and all too able to hire up to one million workers and it is the government blocking the access to those jobs.

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October 16, 2011

Occupy Vancouver – Veiled Threat Against Condoleezza Rice?

by lewwaters

In what I believe to be “mike check” fashion, Condoleezza Rice, the first Black female Secretary of State is being labeled a “war criminal” by liberals in attendance at the October 15, 2011 “Occupy Vancouver” rally in Vancouver, Washington with an invitation to meet to oppose a keynote speech she is scheduled to give.

But, not one of these people accused Barack Obama of “war crimes” after expanding the war on terror, bombing Libya, deploying Troops into Uganda or keeping Guantanamo open after promises of closing it.

October 16, 2011

Occupy Portland’s Hit New Song

by lewwaters

While Vancouverites and those who came to attend from other cities held a relatively peaceful march and rally in Esther Short Park Saturday, October 15, the Occupy Portland crowd had an impromptu ‘musical’ band within their midst with their new hit song, “F*CK the USA”

Don’t expect the Columbian, busted on their bias this week by publishing 8 supportive articles on Occupy Vancouver after not granting one single word to the April 17, 2010 Tea Party rally that drew nearly twice the amount of people, to mention this.

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