Occupy May Day goes from California t...

Occupy May Day goes from California to New York and beyond

There are 36 comments on the money.cnn.com story from May 2, 2012, titled Occupy May Day goes from California to New York and beyond. In it, money.cnn.com reports that:

Occupy May Day went global on Tuesday, as demonstrations stretched from California to New York and from Europe to the Caribbean.

Occupy San Francisco got an early start to the traditional May Day workers' protest, kicking off its organized rally at 8 p.m. local time on Monday.

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Since: May 11

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#1 May 2, 2012
While I support the OWS ideas, their method of delivery is all wrong. Sleeping in the park. All wrong. Being without some network of leadership. All wrong. Not wooing media and political attention. All wrong. Having no set goals or demands. All wrong. Even having a demonstration on a Monday. A Monday! Who can attend a demonstration on a Monday? Why, people who aren't working, hence OWS gets the reputation of being a bunch of lazy losers.

They would do well to study successful protest campaigns from the past, all of which had some form of leadership, networking and cohension among groups around the country. All of which garnered media attention and political concern. All of which had a definitive demand and outcome.

OWS created a movement because so many people in America are dissatisfied. But without a common ideal and goal and a set of demands they're just people creating a disturbance. If they, for example, demanded that there be a complete removal of corporate influence on political leaders and in Washington, THAT would be a goal people could understand and strive for.

As it is now, OWS will never be a formidiable presence unless it can clearly demonstrate what it stands for.

Since: Jul 11

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#2 May 2, 2012
They ought to occupying a job rather than out busting things up. Some of the interviews with these clowns is downright funny. We want communism where everybody gets everything for free. Yep so who's going to work for all those free things they'll be getting and just what is their contribution going to be to the community, a piece of artwork?
Right On

Saint Louis, MO

#3 May 2, 2012
Publius51 wrote:
They ought to occupying a job rather than out busting things up. Some of the interviews with these clowns is downright funny. We want communism where everybody gets everything for free. Yep so who's going to work for all those free things they'll be getting and just what is their contribution going to be to the community, a piece of artwork?
Remember when Porky Pelosi said "They're young and spontaneous?" I'll take the old and thinking TEA Partiers any day.
The Marching Hazmats

Yonkers, NY

#4 May 2, 2012
Right On wrote:
<quoted text>Remember when Porky Pelosi said "They're young and spontaneous?" I'll take the old and thinking TEA Partiers any day.
They're as "young and spontaneous" as The Fraudulent Stretched Prune-Face, who has no ability to read legislative bills until they are passed.

The Cackling Prune-puss is ignoring the fact that half the group is sagging, dragging 65+ retirees wearing cheap old-folks clothing. They've come a long way from '67 Summer of Love hippies. Even Manson seems to have held up better.

The new ones in the bunch are unemployed. Seriously, does that surprise anyone? Haight-Ashbury and the East Village were never breeding grounds for hyper over-achievers.
ccc

Owings, MD

#5 May 2, 2012
tea party and left will align along with labor unions...
money in like sh*t...pile it up in one place and it stinks...spread it around and things grow

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#6 May 2, 2012
Right On wrote:
<quoted text>Remember when Porky Pelosi said "They're young and spontaneous?" I'll take the old and thinking TEA Partiers any day.
Yeah, those same old self-serving bastards who f*cked up the country for years. Good plan.

Since: Aug 11

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#7 May 2, 2012
We are coming out swinging! It's time we take back america from the rich business owners and provide for those in need! Choke on it right wing, we will win and you can take that to your bailed out (soon to be empty)bank
LMELAO

De Soto, KS

#8 May 2, 2012
Hot Karl wrote:
We are coming out swinging! It's time we take back america from the rich business owners and provide for those in need! Choke on it right wing, we will win and you can take that to your bailed out (soon to be empty)bank
"Hot Karl?" Take a bath will you?

“she may be a murderer, but....”

Since: Dec 07

she'll ensure U cant prove it

#9 May 2, 2012
Hot Karl wrote:
We are coming out swinging! It's time we take back america from the rich business owners and provide for those in need! Choke on it right wing, we will win and you can take that to your bailed out (soon to be empty)bank
'provide for those in need'? who's in need ? if it's money your looking for, just be careful who you swing at
freaking-crazy

Olive Branch, MS

#11 May 2, 2012
Hot Karl wrote:
We are coming out swinging! It's time we take back america from the rich business owners and provide for those in need! Choke on it right wing, we will win and you can take that to your bailed out (soon to be empty)bank
Your so far off from right in the head.. youz guyz say your the 1% but your apart of or in with the Unions. How does that make you a 1%?

Get a job! Make your own Fortune & then you will see why Swiss banks are the best..
Adventure Time

Los Angeles, CA

#12 May 2, 2012
Most of the OMD's are white people. Just look at the news footage. Hard times for whitey.

Since: Jul 07

Newport News, VA

#13 May 2, 2012
occupy cleveland: let's blow up some bridges to really show the man...
WHOOOOOOOOSH

Yonkers, NY

#14 May 3, 2012
GoodNewz wrote:
occupy cleveland: let's blow up some bridges to really show the man...
Why don't you just set fire to the Cuyahoga River?

Toasting marshmallows on it is an old Cleveland tradition.

The Dems never did figure out that the top three feet of the river are pure petroleum.

REWBA

“RelaxEverythingW illBeAllright”

Since: Mar 11

Wichita, KS

#15 May 3, 2012
Power to the people! Oh, and if you believe corporations are people, tell Romney to let his "people" out of that P.O. Box he keeps them in down on the Cayman Islands.
eku

Somerset, KY

#16 May 3, 2012
The OWS crowd are hard working Americans who want to pay their fair share of taxes but the racist GOP will not let them. Beware the racist white man and vote Obama 2012!

Since: Jul 07

Newport News, VA

#18 May 3, 2012
eku wrote:
The OWS crowd are hard working Americans who want to pay their fair share of taxes but the racist GOP will not let them. Beware the racist white man and vote Obama 2012!
hahahahahahaha! that's a good one! what, do they take vacation time to hang out in tents in city parks? what a joke. and remember when you talk about the racist white man, yer talking about half of the prez!
Ehhhhhh Fuhgeddaboutit

Yonkers, NY

#19 May 3, 2012
[QUOTE who="eeeeeeek!"]The OWS crowd are hard working Americans who want to pay their fair share of taxes but the racist GOP will not let them. Beware the racist white man and vote Obama 2012![/QUOTE]

Let me help you out, "eeeek!".

If any of OWS want to pay their fair share of taxes, and the GOP won't let them, have them send the money to ME. I'll see that most of it gets to the IRS.

How much can I put you down for??

(PS. I don't like "the racist white man" either, so you can send me a little extra.)

“she may be a murderer, but....”

Since: Dec 07

she'll ensure U cant prove it

#20 May 3, 2012
eku wrote:
The OWS crowd are hard working Americans who want to pay their fair share of taxes but the racist GOP will not let them. Beware the racist white man and vote Obama 2012!
this Poster has to be Al Sharpton.....can't be anyone else

“she may be a murderer, but....”

Since: Dec 07

she'll ensure U cant prove it

#21 May 3, 2012
GoodNewz wrote:
occupy cleveland: let's blow up some bridges to really show the man...
too violent; maybe Browns Stadium might get some kudos, they haven't had a winning season since they came back to town
IMOM

Aurora, IL

#23 May 3, 2012
GoodNewz wrote:
<quoted text>
hahahahahahaha! that's a good one! what, do they take vacation time to hang out in tents in city parks? what a joke. and remember when you talk about the racist white man, yer talking about half of the prez!
More than half since his black family left it up to his white family to raise him.

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