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Greedsters Occupy Occupier’s Non-Occupational Gains

  The yesterday’s-news Occupy Wall Street movement is calling for a national labor strike on May Day, the International Communist Party holiday.  But how will it pay to advertise its day of inertia without the $500,000 in donations that seem to have been stolen by OCW leaders opposed to greed? That’s right, much of OWS’s money is missing […]

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Quote of the Day, Charles C. W. Cooke

“As of next semester, we will live in a country in which Harvard — the second most expensive college in the United States — doesn’t consider it necessary to offer a course about the American Revolution, but NYU offers two in Occupy Wall Street.” — Charles C. W. Cooke in National Review. (Thanks, BVL.)

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Dept. of Interesting Timing

The band Madison Rising is debuting its first album today, which includes the song “Honk if You Want Peace,” lambasting the Occupy Wall Street protesters as college slackers and “tie-dyed slobs.”   The song, which tells the story of a father trying to get a daughter to a hospital through roads choked by protesters, debuts […]

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No Solution; No Problem

  The Irish-Swiss philosopher Geraldus Oreiellius, Jr. espoused a basic political theory that goes something like this: Any economic or political construct not rooted in human nature cannot long survive (see Marxism.) As a life-long student of Oreillius, I of course agree, which is why I am 100% certain that tomorrow’s — or the next […]

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OWS Agenda for Reform???

The editors at Bloomberg News today write that the Occupy Wall Street protesters should regroup and “set an agenda for reform.“ These guys? An agenda for reform? Ha! ha! ha! ha! ha! ha! ha! ha!

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Remembering the Hardhat Riot

In May of 1970, in what later became known as the “Hardhat Riot“, a group of New York City construction workers organized by the AFL-CIO lashed out against a group of anti-Vietnam-War hippies in lower Manhattan.  Seventy people were injured in the two-hour melee.  One wonders if such an occurrence is not possible in lower Manhattan now as the […]

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Dems Losing Grip on Protests

There’s a memorable scene in the movie “The Killing Fields” where, barricaded inside the walls of the French embassy in Phnom Pen after the fall of the Cambodian capital to Marxist guerrillas, a group of Western journalists peer through its windows at the arrival of a truckload of Soviet diplomats. A Khmer Rouge insurgent, in […]

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Highland Park, MI, RIP

  Highland Park, Michigan circa 1920 from the detroitbureau.com Highland Park, Michigan should be a lesson to the various Occupy Wall Street protesters that big, bad, greedy businesses keep American cities — and families — alive. When they go, so go the towns they once occupied.  In one of the most alarming stories of the day, The Associated […]

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Colbert Meets Ketchup

  The Colbert Report Get More: Colbert Report Full Episodes,Political Humor & Satire Blog,Video Archive Can’t resist posting.   

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The College Ripoff

Was delighted to see this piece in The Wall Street Journal today.  It addresses the monumental ripoff that has become our nation’s higher education system. It’s been a peeve of mine for a while — it is estimated that a four-year bachelor’s degree for my five-year-old will cost $545,000. Last week, it was cited that student […]

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