OCCUPY WALL STREET PROTEST

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Not Just Hippies Occupying Wall Street

Occupy Wall Street is supported by titans of commerce, not just a bunch of latter-day hippies, street people and other idealistic, but woefully misguided, young people. And those pundits, including the contenders for the Republican presidential nomination, who whine it has no clear goal, are themselves hypocrites.
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Occupy Wall Street Is Not the Arab Spring

Where the pushers of Occupy Wall Street have erred so grievously is in comparing their struggle to that of the brave Arab Spring protesters who, even today, continue to bare their chests to real bullets. Protest-envy and the desire to suffer and to "win" like they did in the Arab Spring is couched in psuedo-militaristic terminology like "occupy" and "rebellion."
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#OccupyWallStreet Proposals Add Up

Who is listening to the folks camping out in downtown Manhattan? President Obama should call out the root cause of his shortcomings at the polls, but is otherwise engaged in retaining Wall Street support for his re-election campaign. And what of us, informed and active, democracy-loving citizens?