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November 5, 2011

Hashtag Of The Entitlement Generation

It's no longer "just the banks".

Last night's scene at the Washington Convention Center where the Americans for Prosperity Foundation held its Ronald Reagan tribute dinner for the “Defending the American Dream Summit.”

More at Protein Wisdom

Update - and another.

And more at Instapundit;

MORE: Ray Patnaude emails: “My wife and I were at the AFP dinner. Some info on the AFP member who was pushed down the stairs by the protestors… she is the second woman the police are helping up in the Daily Caller video. Her name is Dolores Broderson, age 78. She rode on a bus for 11 hours from Detroit to get there. She went to the emergency room with a bloody nose and bruises on her hand and leg.”
Posted by Kate at November 5, 2011 12:19 PM
Comments

This has become nothing but a mob mentality movement.

Posted by: Red Jeff at November 5, 2011 1:09 PM

Nice astroturf moment there, eh? Maybe five to ten guys doing the actual "work", maybe fifty more standing around out of nightstick range chanting nonsense, then fifty media wanker taking pictures and video.

You can't pay -all- the protesters, but you can pay two or three to scrape up five or ten excitable idiots to go wrestle with the cops. The rest just follow along to see the show. Like sheep.

Maybe if they started arresting the people PAYING for all this they'd make some headway.

Posted by: The Phantom at November 5, 2011 1:10 PM

Second video is a little more troubling, the brave protesters knocking older women down the stairs.

Definitely time to start in following that money. Most of it leads right back to the DNC, Barry needs to wear this big time.

Summer campaign season shaping up to be "come armed and dangerous".

Posted by: The Phantom at November 5, 2011 1:20 PM

Well, things are not going to get better. Mobs grow in size and strength unless they don't.

Posted by: Erik Larsen at November 5, 2011 1:30 PM

It appears that the 'restlessness' of the mob is increasing daily. Is this because of boredom? Or do the orgganizers want to keep the movement in the headlines? Or both? I predict that there will be overt violence-worse than that seen in Oakland earlier this week. And when this happens, Obama, Pelosi,J Jackson, Sharpton and the main stream media supporters will have themselves to blame 'when the chickens come home to roost'.

Posted by: cobisco at November 5, 2011 1:31 PM

It's only a matter of time until there's a push back. Rabble like that can't start scratching a Mercedes without consequences. One possible scenario is, they'll start harassing some gangsters, and get lit up.

Posted by: coach at November 5, 2011 1:47 PM

your worst nightmare - I can smell your stink from here. Time to put on the riot gear.

Posted by: Warren Z at November 5, 2011 1:53 PM

Almost identical to the neo-Marxist tactics used in Latin America, supported by Hugo Chavez of Venezuela et al.

Hate to say "I told you so" but I told you so. The "handwriting on the wall" as it were, was Honduras and the crisis generated by its former President -- Manuel Zelaya -- back in 2009 with the backing of Chavez and the "Bolivarian" revolution. That's when it became obvious that Marxist revolutions were taking a new tack in strategy:

1/ Legitimately-elected politicians encouraging or backing the Marxist protestors, usually culminating in violence (i.e. now pseudo-"legitimized" violence).
2/ The self-same politicians ignoring the established free democratic process to produce legitimate change.

U.S. President Barack Obama (and other politicians including some Canadians) is playing an almost identical role to Zelaya: pretending that he's part of the protest and he's not the ultimate governing authority in the U.S. -- playing a phantasmagorical role as if Obama were someone who is not even in Government.

Nope, U.S. President Barack Obama is just another simple protestor, joined with the "people's revolution".

Posted by: ricardo at November 5, 2011 2:04 PM

"You just ran over 2 protesters with your car!"

"I did? So sorry, next time I'll SHOOT THEM INSTEAD."

Posted by: Ellie in T.O. at November 5, 2011 2:05 PM

What we are witnessing here, folks, is pure evil. What a filthy, disgusting, putrid, ugly mob.

Posted by: Soccermom at November 5, 2011 2:19 PM

Soros is smiling.

The marxist ACORN spawn SEIU obamabots real puppet master is very pleased.

With this intimidation strategy he hopes to keep his office temp as a resident at 1600 Pennsylvania Ave.

Posted by: trappedintrudopia at November 5, 2011 2:23 PM

Michelle Fields, the reporter in the above and other videos from The Daily Caller:

http://theothermccain.com/2011/11/05/f-michelle-fields-interview-with-reporter-harassed-at-occupy-dc-protest/

* I don't know how she kept her composure, see also, "Students for Liberty dot org"

Posted by: marc in calgary at November 5, 2011 2:29 PM

Memo to U.S. conservative orgs: hold future conventions in concealed-carry states.

Posted by: gordinkneehill at November 5, 2011 2:30 PM

They were picking on a black man in a Mercedes! He should have popped a cap in their asses, or at the very least come down with some bad futha fu*ka brotha’s and bust some cracker.

Just kidding, these white, guilt ridden little nobodies wouldn’t have touched that black man with a ten foot pole no matter how well dressed and representative of Wall Street he was. Just ask “The Buck Stops Here” Barry Obamba.

Posted by: Knight 99 at November 5, 2011 2:44 PM

Wasn't it Nancy Pelosi that said that the Republicans wanted women to lie, dying, in the streets? I guess that Pelosi wants some of that action, since she supports the protesters....

Posted by: C_Miner at November 5, 2011 2:48 PM

"We are the 99%"

Bloody hell, 1% of us really do carry the full load of the country, so that these losers can live. Now how crazy is that?

Posted by: Knight 99 at November 5, 2011 2:49 PM

And that malignant piece of human sewage currently soiling the Whitehouse with his wretched existence eggs them on. Bad enough to have an incompetent president, but worse to have an evil one.

Posted by: Peter at November 5, 2011 3:06 PM

er, troll, that was the Democrats of the day who shot the civil rights protesters (much as their fore-fathers had earlier lobbied to keep slavery alive), and the news of the day used incendiary explosives to fake vehicle safety stories after the safety was improved by manufacturers so that they could sell their products.

Best urge the protesters not to use any oil or metal products, otherwise they're a big part of the problem (you know, the whole "using goods without producing anything"). The company I work for produces goods that others want, the others buy the goods from us and I get paid from the proceeds. I want the goods others produce. I use what I am paid to buy them those goods. Sure there are middlemen who make a profit from the transactions, I don't directly know any coffee growers so I couldn't otherwise buy coffee. I also didn't have enough saved to buy my house, but I will have enough someday so I borrowed the money to do so and am slowly paying it back. Systems don't spontaneously generate, they evolve over time. Sometimes they fail catastrophically (see the fall of the Berlin wall). All systems can use improvement, including ours, but these "protesters" don't strike me as being competent to clean up after their dogs let alone help rewire a system that is largely driven by personal choice. Anyone who thinks that governmental involvement is a solution rather than the problem really needs to read some Thomas Sowell or Walter Williams.

Posted by: C_Miner at November 5, 2011 3:38 PM

Wow. Kind of reminds me of the thugs I grew up with who would get drunk at house parties, go to the local bar, and pick fights with drunken (uncoordinated) natives in town for a Saturday night of drinking. That is until the day they were beating the crap out of a couple of drunken bucks and a native woman decided to retrieve her handgun from the vehicle glove box...

Hilarity, and a fitting end, ensued.

For those who didn't face their come-uppance, I guess they went on to become parents of the 99%.

That violent mob in the video should have been night-sticked the moment they showed. That reporter from the Daily Caller had more courage than all those thugs together.

Interesting to see the threating comments posted here from - who was it - "night crawler?" And his comrades. Nothing like posting anonymous threats you cowards.

Posted by: T.C. at November 5, 2011 3:52 PM

Those mindless social beggars are going to eventually piss off the wrong people and some of them may get shot.

Someone alluded to gangsters … Consider that drug dealers and pimps drive nice cars and will not tolerate anyone coming near them.

I wait with bated breath for something like this to happen. It is obvious that the fagots we now have as police aren't going to deal with it. I think all the good cops and fireman died at the 9-11 Islamic attack.

Posted by: Abe Froman at November 5, 2011 4:14 PM

Didn't we see thissame group of no-mind 20 somethings looting in the Vancouver riots? Get the hoses out.

Posted by: Occam at November 5, 2011 4:32 PM

Not quite Munich 1923, but they are working on it.

So far they couldn't "Occupy the Water Closet" or "OWC" for short.


Cheers


Hans Rupprecht, Commander in Chief

1st Saint Nicolaas Army
Army Group “True North”

Posted by: Hans at November 5, 2011 4:50 PM

It's basically an alliance of people who take from the government - public service unions, lefty politicians, slackers, students and anybody looking for a handout. They want big government. The takers versus the makers.
It's laughable to listen to ignorant fools claim it's about justice or anything lofty.

Posted by: Wyatt Ironbridge at November 5, 2011 4:59 PM

I wish the parents of the guy with the knitted toque and danglies (like those worn by 2 yr olds) would come out of the closet and give him a name.
He loves the spotlight, that boy.

Posted by: gellen at November 5, 2011 5:04 PM

Hey nightmare - I'll take you up on total deregulation - - so long as I can sue the ass off anyone who knowingly cheats or endangers me - or as proper commonlaw dictates, defend my person and property as the situation warrants.

The reason things in North America are so frigged up right now is the political elite have screwed up the law courts and subjected us to their dystopian statute laws (selective regulation and tort law).

Posted by: Occam at November 5, 2011 5:04 PM

Give them a whiff of the grape.

And the bastards who knocked that 78 year old woman down? They need to be laid into with pickaxe handles.

No, I'm not kidding or speaking in metaphors.

Posted by: Edward Teach at November 5, 2011 5:19 PM

Erik Larsen
"Well, things are not going to get better. Mobs grow in size and strength unless they don't."

Yeah mobs don't gert bored and leave they just get bolder and more violent....Bonoparte knew this....the Paris Mob needed only one encounter with grapeshot to give it up and disperse.....same old same old...

Abe Froman
"Those mindless social beggars are going to eventually piss off the wrong people and some of them may get shot.

Someone alluded to gangsters … Consider that drug dealers and pimps drive nice cars and will not tolerate anyone coming near them."

Yeah mob meet THE MOB....

Posted by: sasquatch at November 5, 2011 5:24 PM

I don't think anyone here claimed, or believes - you goddamned lobotomized imbeciles - that they want total deregulation. It would be convenient for you if it were only true - you pig lying scum.

This is all you and your ilk are any damned good at: lying. But your day is over and gone. You are witnessing the last gasp of the zombie hive in our time. Enjoy it while you can, filth!

Posted by: Michael H Anderson at November 5, 2011 5:30 PM

BTW, if IPs can be traced here, someone in charge might want to notify the police that "notkate" has shown up repeatedly claiming to be a multiple cop killer.

Just sayin'...

Posted by: Michael H Anderson at November 5, 2011 5:36 PM

America truly has become Europe (of the 1930s). Can anyone clear the street of these fascists?

Posted by: ErisGuy at November 5, 2011 5:41 PM

It's enough to make a vulture retch, I mean "We are the 99%"?

If they were the 99% there wouldn't BE a United States of America, there would be a Third World country with a GDP roughly equivalent to Malawi's - probably called The People's Republic of Occupied Native Lands or something equally correct.

Kalle Lasn's place in Hell is being kept nice and toasty, for all the young lives he helps ruin with his Marxist lunacy.

Posted by: Michael H Anderson at November 5, 2011 6:07 PM

Yesterday I was visiting my 93 year old aunt in a nursing home. She had the CBS Evening News on the tube. There was a nice long segment about how the violence at the Occupy events was very isolated and only a tiny minority of participants were on the "fringe". I would bet my 401k that CBS didn't give the same consideration to the Tea Parties.

Posted by: Mkelley at November 5, 2011 6:16 PM

Word of caution to the young Useful Idiots out there who think they can riot and push old ladies down the stairs and stuff:

They usually have relatives. Big, mean, scary relatives.

Posted by: The Phantom at November 5, 2011 6:33 PM

Probably time to start shooting some of them.

Posted by: Joey at November 5, 2011 6:44 PM

I am getting sick and tired of this nonsense, which is growing ever more inane and violent as the days wear on.

It's time to bash some heads and drag some shackled hippy a$$es through the streets to the paddy wagons.

It's like Vancouver... everywhere.

Posted by: Mark at November 5, 2011 6:55 PM

@Joey and Mark - yes. We as a society pride ourselves on our "tolerance" - but of what? Mayhem perpetrated by bloodsuckers, that's what. The only question remaining is why?

Posted by: Michael H Anderson at November 5, 2011 7:03 PM

"So much of left-wing thought is a kind of playing with fire by people who don't even know that fire is hot." - George Orwell.

Posted by: Michael H Anderson at November 5, 2011 7:05 PM

I expect this is how the French revolution came about. Only this time the people the mob go after will be armed. Napoleon had the right idea how to deal with pond scum like this. Since he was a result of the madness.

Posted by: Revnant Dream at November 5, 2011 7:14 PM

Hell, it's never been "just the banks" - it's the Man, man! It's the tired-stale-old-school-stinking-hippie-undergrad-welfare-Marxist MAN!

It's "eat the rich", it's 1980 all over again, or is it 1970, the drugs make me like all confused and like f*ckin' stuff like...

The banks, the plight of the poor - a childishly transparent smokescreen, a microscopic veneer fabricated to draw in respectable citizens the career activists can point to and say "See? It's not just we useless no-lobes welfare bums!"

We see through you, you turds. Your time is drawing to a close. You will grow up and contribute or you will be left in the gutter with the rest of the trash.

Posted by: Michael H Anderson at November 5, 2011 7:22 PM

Walked by the occupy vancouver tent city today. What a complete and utter joke. I can't believe they even have these turd licking losers on the news every night. It's a tiny little encampment of bums.

Posted by: james at November 5, 2011 7:25 PM

Here's the results of 15 seconds of online research about our own "evil" Canadian banks:

http://www.hsbc.ca/1/2/en/about-us/in-the-community/charitable-donations

http://www.rbc.com/donations/

https://www.cibc.com/ca/inside-cibc/community-matters/miracle-day.html

If any Occupy protester can't provide tangible proof of their own personal efforts and expenditures in aid of the poor, we need to stuff the bullhorns right back down their throats. And I do mean literally.

Posted by: Michael H Anderson at November 5, 2011 7:58 PM

It was never just about the banks...these people will forever want 'more'. What's terrifying is that they really are a grassroots movement of people who don't think. They just feel their (our) way to financial destruction.

Posted by: libertariansaresmarter at November 5, 2011 8:06 PM

libertariansaresmarter, I concede we are far more on the same page as I'd thought. :)

Posted by: Michael H Anderson at November 5, 2011 8:13 PM

Hmm, I posted a mini-list of links showing the huge amount of effort and expense those "evil" banks put toward charity and it got lost...

Anyway suffice to say it takes about a quarter of a minute of your life to find out that banks do a lot more for the poor (and other causes) than any group of welfare losers ever will.

Posted by: Michael H Anderson at November 5, 2011 8:16 PM

Obamugabe's Acornite thugs are at the controls. On that you bet money.

Posted by: Sgt Lejaune at November 5, 2011 8:17 PM

If anyone ever doubted the theory of evolution, these videos offer the best proof of it that I've ever seen. Those aren't complete human beings raging wildly at nothing in particular and working themseleves into a frenzy. These are representatives ot the missing link.

Posted by: Zog at November 5, 2011 9:10 PM

Juan sounded shaken up and I expect he will soon have his epiphany just like Dennis Miller and less so, Bill O'Reilly.
It will be interesting to see this develop.
Hope Juan doesn't disappoint as Cain needs black supporters right now.

Palin got through worse and is still as tough and strong as ever so Cain can learn a lot from her.

Posted by: gellen at November 5, 2011 10:03 PM

Stand in front of cars, risk getting run over. I'm not sure I'd be able to restrain myself. (I would think backing up some and then proceeding at about 10 or 15 km/h would do the trick. Give the hippies time to scamper.)

Speaking of violence, does anyone else think this troll might be a serial killer?

Posted by: Black Mamba at November 5, 2011 10:17 PM

Hey "notkate" or whatever clever moniker you post under, has anonymous been successful at bringing down Fox News yet?
They said they would do it on Nov 5, said they where legion or some other contention commonly used by gansta wanna-bes.
Well here it is 10:26 pm and Fox News is still up and running.
Looks like that one went off with the same success as your good buddy Obama had with "attack watch".

Posted by: joseph at November 5, 2011 10:25 PM

Interview with Daily Caller reporter on the scene here:
http://dailycaller.com/2011/11/05/thedc-interview-michelle-fields-on-the-the-threatening-occupy-dc-mob/

Posted by: Linda at November 5, 2011 10:38 PM

Now, HFT doesn't seem like quite such a big deal anymore...

This is all going toward a very ugly place really fast. People in Western countries are going to start getting shot...

Either because the 99% of the 99% have decided they've had enough of this s**t and open fire, or the mob ultimately wins, and goes PolPot on the working stiffs trying to keep it all together.

The Left's "mandatory diversity and sensitivity training" is already a frightening step in the direction of "re education camps" and if they eventually seize the reins of power, GOd help us all...

Posted by: bbss at November 5, 2011 10:39 PM

Winter is coming. They will be leaving.

None of this should have lasted as long as it did. How much excrement- literal and figurative- are cities willing to put up with?

Posted by: Osumashi Kinyobe at November 5, 2011 10:59 PM

See, trolls? - this is the difference between people capable of genuine love and compassion AND reason - and people who have succumbed to the lure of the unthinking comfort of the violence-worshiping zombie hive.

And that's why we're winning. And that's why we'll keep winning. Your day is done. Better get ready for a hell of a lot more of the same old Hamburger Helper 'n' Skunk Weed Purina Moron Chow diet you're already used to.

Posted by: Michael H Anderson at November 6, 2011 1:42 AM

Prelude to food riots. Wait till their parents cut off their allowance because they don't have the money.

Or Social Security is empty.

Posted by: johnbrooks at November 6, 2011 2:13 AM

Somebody get the license plate number of that car, that ran over two demonstrators! Oh wait a minute, we're too busy mugging for the camera, while it drives off.

Posted by: nv53 at November 6, 2011 2:58 AM

...too busy yelling "Don't talk to her man, woooooooooo! Looka me, I SAID LOOKA ME GODDAMN YOU!!!

nv53 nailed it. Leftism = adolescent narcissism.

Posted by: Michael H Anderson at November 6, 2011 3:17 AM

Red left-liberal mayoron oughta be charged with criminality/breach of trust.

...-

"Occupy Vancouver camp must shut down after woman’s death: mayor"
(g-m)

Posted by: maz2 at November 6, 2011 9:00 AM

If the dude in the Mercedes has actually 'run over' somebody with his car there is no way in hell the police would have sent him on his way. He probably nudged a couple of clowns out of the way after they keyed his car. What they need is a few people in Hummers and F250 4x4s with plows to clear a path.

Posted by: Brian M. at November 6, 2011 11:32 AM

Yeah nfo, we have no voice in Canada. It's impossible to have a say in politics. That wicked evil 1%er Preston Manning and his evil overlord Stephen Harper the all powerful dark lord of the bankers have taken over.

Posted by: james at November 6, 2011 12:22 PM

Keep the camera's rolling on the protesters, they will forever be their worst enemy.

Posted by: Knacker at November 6, 2011 12:35 PM

I am definitely on the low end of the income scale but expect no reward whatsoever for having woken up. It was just inevitable given my fine, clear mind, my lifelong avoidance of the mob, and my deep-seated loathing for propaganda.

Posted by: Michael H Anderson at November 6, 2011 12:36 PM

As a matter of fact, no: violence has never been started by "right-wing instigators", and the day I believe an accusation like that I'll voluntarily enter a mental institute. I mean, how perfectly circular can an argument get?

"Any time violence erupts in a left-wing mob, it was caused by 'right-wing instigators'! Woooooooooo!!! Now we can destroy all the property and push all the old ladies downstairs and fight all the cops we want, and people who've been forcibly lobotomized might believe it was caused by 'right-wing instigators'! Woooooooooo!!!

We see through you, scum.

Posted by: Michael H Anderson at November 6, 2011 1:14 PM

Funny how when the useful idiots show up to push people around they are surprised when people push back. And when they get a taste of their own medicine they go from aggressor to "victim" in the blink of an eye. If you start pushing old ladies down steps and start blocking traffic you might find yourself punched in the head or run over. The leftists morons are out in force and showing their true colours. Cowardly mobs who individually don't have the stones to face anyone one on one. Get them in a group and they will swarm anyone they see as an enemy and attack them. They think they have a right to hurt those who disagree with them. Well they had better watch out because turnabout is fair play. Hit me and I will hit you back.

Posted by: Robert L at November 6, 2011 4:39 PM

The left lies, most of these idiots are self identified as leftists’ anarchists. They are not the 99%, they in reality are the 1% who will lie, cheat, and steal to avoid putting an honest day’s worth of work into society.

Posted by: Knight 99 at November 6, 2011 9:15 PM

Know you know why Islam & the left get along. Bullies together & all that. Rage seekers, mob monsters the lot of them.

Posted by: Revnant Dream at November 6, 2011 11:53 PM
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