Meet the honor roll of #Occupy supporters

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**Posted by Phineas

Or should I say “rogues’ gallery?”

The invaluable Zombie has compiled a list of prominent supporters of the Occupy movement, with links to sources. As you can see from the first five below, it’s quite a collection. Remember, these are the real “99-percent.”

Be sure to check out the rest:


Communist Party USA

      Sources:

Communist Party USA, OWS speech, The Daily Caller

 
American Nazi Party

      Sources:

Media Matters, American Nazi Party, White Honor, Sunshine State News

 
Ayatollah Khamenei, Supreme Leader of Iran

      Sources:

The Guardian, Tehran Times, CBS News

 
Barack Obama

      Sources:

ABC News, CBS News, ForexTV, NBC New York

 
The government of North Korea

      Sources:

Korean Central News Agency (North Korean state-controlled news outlet), The Marxist-Leninist, Wall Street Journal, Times of India

DNC Chairman Debbie Wasserman-Schultz and the Democratic Party are in fine, fine company.

(Crossposted at Public Secrets)

2012 is the new 1984?

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And I don’t mean George Orwell’s brilliant and horrific novel.

Rather, we once again will have a Democratic candidate campaigning openly on the need to raise taxes. Back then, it was Walter Mondale trying to unseat President Reagan. Now it’s President Obama, trying to keep his job against the challenge from… ??

Whoever the Republican nominee is, he would do well to look at the Reagan campaign’s old commercials for a winning message. Here’s one:

(via Dan Mitchell)

Change “Mondale” to “Obama” and the script is ready for shooting. Especially when Obama keeps claiming that we are, indeed, better off than we were four years ago.

Whatever he’s smoking, I want some.

(Crossposted at Public Secrets)