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October 21st, 2011, 02:00
If I had a dollar for every stupid thing said in this thread I'd a part of the 1%.
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October 21st, 2011, 03:51
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If I had a dollar for every stupid thing said in this thread I'd a part of the 1%.
Only if you're getting paid for your posts.

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October 22nd, 2011, 00:45
Hey at $1 a post, that's still only $140. Even I sometimes have that much!!

If God said it, then that settles it!!

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October 22nd, 2011, 09:48
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Hey at $1 a post, that's still only $140. Even I sometimes have that much!!
This assumes that there is only one stupid thing per post.
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October 23rd, 2011, 04:24
True, but some posts (like mine ) have nothing stupid in them, so it balances out in the end!!

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October 25th, 2011, 18:31
http://news.yahoo.com/occupy-wall-st…152228634.html

Apparently our neo-hippies are having problems with the sordid topic of coin. Imagine that.

"The other day, I took in $2,000. I kept $650 for my group, and gave the rest to Finance," he told the Post. "Then I went to them with a request — so many people need things, and they should not be going without basic comfort items — and I was told to fill out paperwork. Paperwork! Are they the government now?"
The nerve! You go out and earn a pile of money and then someone comes along and takes half of it because they think they know better than you how it should be spent. And then they put up all kinds of regulations and red tape to make it even harder for you to benefit from that money you earned. It's just not fair, dammit!

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October 26th, 2011, 14:56
Actual quote from a protester occupying the street of Toronto's stock exchange.

"It's weird protesting on Bay Street. You get there at 9 a.m. and the rich bankers who you want to hurl insults at and change their world view have been at work for two hours already. And then when it's time to go, they're still there! I guess that's why they call them the one per cent. I mean, who wants to work those kinds of hours? That's the power of greed." - Jeremy, 38

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October 26th, 2011, 16:14
I think his point is: what's the point of ruining the world to get ritch is when you never have time to enjoy said wealth since you work all the time? Even if I agree that "we call them the one percent because they work so hard" probably isn't the lefts' killer argument against these guys…

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October 26th, 2011, 17:58
Originally Posted by blatantninja View Post
Actual quote from a protester occupying the street of Toronto's stock exchange.

"It's weird protesting on Bay Street. You get there at 9 a.m. and the rich bankers who you want to hurl insults at and change their world view have been at work for two hours already. And then when it's time to go, they're still there! I guess that's why they call them the one per cent. I mean, who wants to work those kinds of hours? That's the power of greed." - Jeremy, 38

Hilarious.
Actual quote? Is there a clip with a guy actually saying that?
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October 26th, 2011, 18:28
Apparently, on "Piers Morgan Tonight" (CNN) last night, Thrasher's hero Michael Moore claimed he's not part of the 1%. According to the IRS, the magic line for 1%-hood is $343,927. I guess political diatribes disguised as documentaries don't pay very well? Yeah, right.

“Of course I’m not,” Moore said. “How can I be in the 1 percent? No, that’s not true. I do really well. I do well, but what’s the point, though?”
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October 26th, 2011, 18:34
Originally Posted by Ubereil View Post
I think his point is: what's the point of ruining the world to get ritch is when you never have time to enjoy said wealth since you work all the time? Even if I agree that "we call them the one percent because they work so hard" probably isn't the lefts' killer argument against these guys…

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Well the 'ruining the world' part is a bit over the top (the guys on the stock exchange aren't the bankers you're looking for) FYI), but some people do actually enjoy their work! My traders work incredibly long hours, but there isn't a one of them that doesn't enjoy what they do.

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October 26th, 2011, 18:35
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Actual quote? Is there a clip with a guy actually saying that?
Here is a quick link from google:

http://spectator.org/blog/2011/10/24…om-occupy-wall

It was circulated via email around our office this morning.

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October 26th, 2011, 18:36
Still trolling, DTE?

And you are a moderator here? Tsk, tsk.

Not very good at setting examples, are you?
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October 26th, 2011, 18:36
Originally Posted by dteowner View Post
Apparently, on "Piers Morgan Tonight" (CNN) last night, Thrasher's hero Michael Moore claimed he's not part of the 1%. According to the IRS, the magic line for 1%-hood is $343,927. I guess political diatribes disguised as documentaries don't pay very well? Yeah, right.



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He lies through his teeth in his opinion pieces, so why shouldn't he lie about that?

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October 26th, 2011, 18:37
Originally Posted by zahratustra View Post
Actual quote? Is there a clip with a guy actually saying that?
http://www.theglobeandmail.com/news/…rticle2209898/

edit- just to clarify, the quote is fake from the article above. Tremendously funny and realistic enough that we've got lefties all over stammering away, but ultimately iz fiction.

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October 26th, 2011, 18:38
Originally Posted by blatantninja View Post
Here is a quick link from google:

http://spectator.org/blog/2011/10/24…om-occupy-wall

It was circulated via email around our office this morning.
On that link, he says this is satire. Why would anyone go around "collecting" comments unless they were spying on the enemy. Rather pathetic, actually.
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October 26th, 2011, 18:40
Originally Posted by blatantninja View Post
He lies through his teeth in his opinion pieces, so why shouldn't he lie about that?
Don't you think that's like the pot calling the kettle black?
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October 26th, 2011, 18:50
"Mark Schatzker lives in Toronto, Canada, with his wife, Laura McLeod, and their three young children. He writes a weekly column for the Globe and Mail which is often called "satire" even though it isn't always "satire"…"
http://steakthebook.com/bio/
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October 26th, 2011, 18:51
Damn, bn. We're messing with one of Thrasher's messiahs and it's not going down well. He's all in a tizzy.

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October 26th, 2011, 18:54
Now for some facts, rather than more lies and pathetic trolling attempts…

http://www.nytimes.com/2011/10/26/us…says.html?_r=1
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