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    Again, am I the only one seeing the irony in how these idiots are recording and texting what's going on on their corporate made cell phones? And if they're so poor, how can they pay for a cell phone?
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    Quote Originally Posted by NJCardFan View Post
    Again, am I the only one seeing the irony in how these idiots are recording and texting what's going on on their corporate made cell phones? And if they're so poor, how can they pay for a cell phone?
    Just goes to show that these idiots don't really know what they're protesting about...they were just told to show up and they have.
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    Quote Originally Posted by NJCardFan View Post
    Again, am I the only one seeing the irony in how these idiots are recording and texting what's going on on their corporate made cell phones? And if they're so poor, how can they pay for a cell phone?
    Keep these original points coming from that big ol brain of yours.
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    You have problems with how labor is used and wealth is appropriated? You don't like big money influence in the political spectrum? You find corporate-owned media to be one-sided and disinformative? You think our current economic/social/political systems are unsustainable? You want universal healthcare? You think campaign finance laws need to be reformed? You want labor to have a greater say in the economic sphere? You don't support wars? You don't like that our wealth distribution more closely matches those of developing nations than it does with other advanced western nations?

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    You own a cell phone! booya.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Adam Smith - Wealth of Nations
    It is not very unreasonable that the rich should contribute to the public expense, not only in proportion to their revenue, but something more than in that proportion.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Wei Wu Wei View Post
    Keep these original points coming from that big ol brain of yours.
    You have never had an original thought hive boy.
    The difference between pigs and people is that when they tell you you're cured it isn't a good thing.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Rockntractor View Post
    You have never had an original thought hive boy.
    That's about the only thing Wee Wee can reply with given the fact the spoiled little trust fund kids that comprise OWS make any other thing he could possible come up with instantly hypocritical.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Wei Wu Wei View Post
    Keep these original points coming from that big ol brain of yours.
    Instead of coming off as the tool you are, explain this to me you idiot. How can "poor" people afford things like cell phones. Can you explain that? Of course you can't.
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    Quote Originally Posted by NJCardFan View Post
    Instead of coming off as the tool you are, explain this to me you idiot. How can "poor" people afford things like cell phones. Can you explain that? Of course you can't.
    1. Not everyone is claiming to be poor, this is a strawman.

    2. You can be poor and have a cellphone. You can be homeless and have a cell phone. Phone companies give phones away for free or for low cost with contracts. Even pay-as-you-go phones like Cricket sell phones for under $40 (or free) with service around the same amount per month. If you are homeless or home-insecure (living out of your car or motels), cell phones are the cheapest option possible for having a line of communication. Having some kind of phone is often required for people trying to get jobs, so it's not unusual. You can't exactly receive calls for interviews if you don't invest in a cheap cellphone.

    A homeless family may not be able to afford $1,200 a month for rent (especially when you consider that most rental homes require proof of income that is a few times more than the monthly rent amount to get approved), but that doesn't mean they can't afford $50 a month for communication.

    In fact, people in 3rd world countries are getting cell phones at an ever-increasing rate, they are extremely cheap to produce.

    This cell phone argument is a strawman.

    But back to point #1:

    Not everyone there is claiming to be poor. A good number of the people at those protests are middle class, but that doesn't mean that they can't have opinions about the working or poor classes.

    Just because someone has a job, has some money, has nice things, doesn't mean they aren't allowed to question the economic/power structure. Another strawman.

    Believe it or not, some people actually care about others, so even if they are doing okay, they still want social justice for their fellow Americans.
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    Believe it or not, some people actually care about others, so even if they are doing okay, they still want social justice for their fellow Americans.
    " social justice" is guaranteed in the Constitution. You have the right to life, liberty, and the PURSUIT of happiness. Nobody said life was fair. Nobody guaranteed a job, health, HEALTH CARE, happiness, reefer, free cell phones, etc. Take your social "justice" and shove it in your Marxist hole.
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    Protesting, asking tough questions, criticizing the status quo, challenging the leading power structure, these are all part of that pursuit.
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