I Support Occupy Wall Street Because…..

 

  • I don’t want wealthy, well-connected individuals, corporations and lobbies buying politicians;
  • A large and secure middle class is vital to a democracy; vast wealth inequality creates vast political inequality and exploitation;
  • By reducing the role of corrupting private influences in politics (e.g., big banks, insurance, pharmaceuticals, defense, private prisons), America could possibly lower its taxes while also improving its financial stability, healthcare, education and social security systems, domestic and international security and international reputation.
  • Crony Capitalism is not Capitalism.
  • I want America to be this:

and not this:

- Signed, a Canadian in solidarity with OWS.

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3 thoughts on “I Support Occupy Wall Street Because…..

  1. The “casino capitalism” started with Reagan and continued
    on with Bush I and Bush II.

    People get the government they deserve. The good people
    of Toronto fully realise this now with the election of Rob Ford.

  2. You dont want “wealthy, well connected individuals….buying politicians?”

    They are the politicians.

    Most of them Democrat-a liberal biased media does not report this:

    Dem Senator & ex Goldman Sachs CEO John Corzine 300 M (lost $1.2 B @ MF Global)
    1. Sen. John Kerry, D-Mass., $188 million
    2. Rep. Darrell Issa, R-Calif., $160 million
    3. Rep. Jane Harman, D-Calif., $153 million
    4. Sen. Jay Rockefeller, D-W.Va., $82 million
    5. Rep. Michael McCaul, R-Texas, $74 million
    5.5 Ex President Clinton, D $80 million – worse he never worked in private sector!
    6. Sen. Mark Warner, D-Va., $70 million.
    7. Rep. Jared Polis, D-Colo., $56 million
    8. Rep. Vern Buchanan, R-Fla., $55 million
    9. Sen. Frank Lautenberg, D-N.J., $50 million
    10. Sen. Dianne Feinstein,

    9 Dems – 3 Rep – Silence of the Media Lambs…….

  3. Your reasons are all valid and I think you have a point on this. Thus, you all have the privileged and your blog here is quite interesting for me. Baby Eagle

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