Who Are The 1%?
Followers of Occupy Wall Street and the larger Occupy movement claim to represent 99% of the people, justifying their claim with a false dichotomy between the richest 1% and the poorest 99%. One percent of 300 million give us 3 million people. So somewhere, scattered throughout the US, there are 3 million people whose money and property the Occupiers want for themselves. But in America | Read More »
The Tea Parties Have Spawned a Cargo Cult
Promoted from diaries. The legacy media have paid undue attention to Occupy Wall Street (OWS) over the last month, as compared with the early tea parties. New media, on the other hand, have gone nuts over the relatively small, union-led anti-business protests. Unsurprisingly, many analyses of the two groups have tried to find commonality between them. Except for superficial mimicry, despite politicians claiming otherwise the | Read More »