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Since: Sep 08

Brownwood, TX

#1 Oct 10, 2011
where's our local protest at?
LLC?
Hez?

do i bring a tent or what?

“I don't believe in mathematics”

Since: Aug 08

United States

#2 Oct 10, 2011
I haven't received marching orders yet from my local handlers.

Since: Sep 08

Brownwood, TX

#3 Oct 11, 2011
well

i guess i could start building some signs.
i suppose they should look cheap and makeshift and with poor spelling/ grammar; that shouldn't be a problem

“I don't believe in mathematics”

Since: Aug 08

United States

#4 Oct 11, 2011
I'm sure you have plenty of Teabagger friends with expertise in that area.
LLC Steve

Brookesmith, TX

#5 Oct 11, 2011
bubba_ wrote:
where's our local protest at?
LLC?
Hez?
do i bring a tent or what?
are you speaking of The 99 percenters ?

Since: Sep 08

Brownwood, TX

#6 Oct 11, 2011
that might an alias that's used...
yes, maybe so

Since: Sep 08

Brownwood, TX

#7 Oct 11, 2011
well.. do you know what will be 'occupied'?
lot's of juicy targets..
(the dirty capitalist pigs)

wait... do we have a local Acorn rep?
that would be helpful
or maybe some SEIU thug
LLC Steve

Brookesmith, TX

#8 Oct 11, 2011
bubba_ wrote:
where's our local protest at?
LLC?
Hez?
do i bring a tent or what?
Marine Vet at #OccupyWallStreet Tells Sean Hannity to "F**k Off"
&fe ature=player_embedded
LLC Steve

Brookesmith, TX

#9 Oct 11, 2011
Iraqi combat soldier on Hannity, O'Reilly, and their rabid ilk
http://www.newshounds.us/2006/01/18/iraqi_com...

Since: Sep 08

Dallas, TX

#10 Oct 11, 2011
Hmm ..
Does that mean we wont occupy any greedy capitalist pig Reuben's?
LLC Steve

Brookesmith, TX

#11 Oct 11, 2011
bubba_ wrote:
Hmm ..
Does that mean we wont occupy any greedy capitalist pig Reuben's?
Food Businesses Occupy Wall Street With Pizza, Ice Cream
http://eater.com/archives/2011/10/10/food-bus...

Since: Sep 08

Brownwood, TX

#12 Oct 12, 2011
obligatory

&fe ature=player_embedded

:)

“I don't believe in mathematics”

Since: Aug 08

United States

#13 Oct 12, 2011
I thought about 80% of the public was sympathetic to their cause. How does that make them a laughingstock?

Since: Sep 08

Brownwood, TX

#14 Oct 12, 2011
you don't really want that answered..

right?
must be rhetorical question
LLC Steve

Brookesmith, TX

#15 Oct 12, 2011
LLC Steve wrote:
Iraqi combat soldier on Hannity, O'Reilly, and their rabid ilk
http://www.newshounds.us/2006/01/18/iraqi_com...
Iraq For Sale
The War Profiteers

The story of what happens to everyday Americans when corporations go to war.
Acclaimed director Robert Greenwald (Wal-Mart: The High Cost of Low Price, Outfoxed) takes you inside the lives of soldiers, truck drivers, widows and children who have been changed forever as a result of profiteering in the reconstruction of Iraq. Iraq for Sale uncovers the connections between private corporations making a killing in Iraq (Blackwater, Halliburton/KBR, CACI and Titan) and the decision makers who allow them to do so.

http://iraqforsale.org/

“I don't believe in mathematics”

Since: Aug 08

United States

#17 Oct 12, 2011
bubba_ wrote:
you don't really want that answered..
right?
must be rhetorical question
.

Well, it's true I didn't expect that you had an answer.

I mean, I can understand that all the corporate personhoods consider them to be a laughingstock. But a huge majority of real people approve of their protests.
LLC Steve

Brookesmith, TX

#18 Oct 13, 2011
LLC Steve wrote:
<quoted text>
Iraq For Sale
The War Profiteers
The story of what happens to everyday Americans when corporations go to war.
Acclaimed director Robert Greenwald (Wal-Mart: The High Cost of Low Price, Outfoxed) takes you inside the lives of soldiers, truck drivers, widows and children who have been changed forever as a result of profiteering in the reconstruction of Iraq. Iraq for Sale uncovers the connections between private corporations making a killing in Iraq (Blackwater, Halliburton/KBR, CACI and Titan) and the decision makers who allow them to do so.
http://iraqforsale.org/
US: The Rise and Fall of a War Profiteer
by Sarah Anderson, AlterNet
July 13th, 2006
In November 2005, bulletproof vest maker David H. Brooks made national headlines when he blew a pile of his war windfalls on a celebrity-studded bash in New York City’s Rainbow Room. For Brooks, the highlight of the $10 million gala was a performance by rockers from Aerosmith. So pumped was the middle-aged Long Island businessman that he reportedly donned a hot pink, metal-studded suede pantsuit to cavort onstage with Steven Tyler.
While Brooks was enjoying his rock star fantasy, dark clouds were forming over him and his company, DHB Industries. The stock was in the toilet, the Securities and Exchange Commission was investigating him, and then there was the mood-killing matter of the military recalling his company’s bulletproof vests over concerns about their bulletproofness. In hindsight, the pink-suited Brooks showed all the symptoms of a man who feared his partying days were numbered.
And indeed, as of this week, his reign as America’s most ostentatious war profiteer does appear to be over. On July 10, the DHB Board of Directors issued a terse statement to the effect that Brooks had been put on indefinite “administrative leave” pending the outcome of unspecified investigations.
The Justice and Defense Departments are jointly investigating Brooks for possible criminal fraud and insider trading. The SEC had already been looking into the company in response to shareholder lawsuits charging that DHB execs carried out a “pump-and-dump” scheme to artificially inflate profits before selling off a boatload of their stock in 2004. Brooks personally sold about $186 million worth, shortly before the share price plummeted from about $22 to around $10. Today it’s selling over the counter for less than $1. The company was booted from the American Stock Exchange last month for blowing off reporting deadlines.
Getting shoved out of a company you named after yourself has gotta sting. But Mr. DHB’s forced vacation hardly makes up for the troubles he’s caused shareholders, taxpayers and soldiers as he capitalized on the “War on Terror.”
The war has been very good to Brooks. In the early 1990s, he was running a small brokerage business with his brother until the SEC temporarily barred him in 1992 over insider trading violations. Seeking a new line of work, Brooks turned his attention to a small body armor company he’d purchased for $800,000 from a firm on the verge of bankruptcy. His fortunes turned dramatically in the lead-up to the Iraq war, when Brooks successfully lobbied for an exclusive contract to make the vests used in the body armor now issued to every U.S. soldier in Iraq. The Pentagon’s largesse boosted DHB’s stock, which in turn sent Brooks’ pay, including stock options, skyrocketing, from $525,000 in 2001 to $70 million dollars in 2004.
Jim Magee, a retired Marine colonel and former head of DHB’s Point Blank subsidiary, recently told the Washington Post that by hiring only DHB, rather than spreading the work around to the 20 or so qualified companies, the military created a bottleneck that kept many troops in Iraq from having state-of-the-art body armor until nine months after the war began.
http://www.corpwatch.org/article.php...

Since: Sep 08

Brownwood, TX

#19 Oct 13, 2011
let's look at #Occupy
would that help?

&fe ature=youtu.be
LLC Steve

Brookesmith, TX

#20 Oct 13, 2011
Just observing

New Braunfels, TX

#21 Oct 13, 2011
Hezekiah wrote:
<quoted text>.
Well, it's true I didn't expect that you had an answer.
I mean, I can understand that all the corporate personhoods consider them to be a laughingstock. But a huge majority of real people approve of their protests.
There is NOT a huge majority of people that approve of their protests, thats an outright goddam lie as usual. If there is, then prove it. Where and who are these majority of people that approve.

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