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Old 2012-10-05, 11:31   Link #1067
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Originally Posted by Sumeragi View Post
IS the government corrupt? I question the notion of "corrupt" government.
Originally Posted by james0246 View Post
I doubt the Government is corrupt (politicians can be corrupt, but I doubt many think the actual Government is corrupt), but it is ridiculously inefficient.
The Government is not autonomous. It is as its politicians are, as they make the rules for the government. If they are corrupt, then the Government itself is corrupt.

And yes, it's definitely corrupt. Money = Speech and Corporations are People should tell you that immediately.

Originally Posted by Sumeragi View Post
It is not a right to just protest, but to peaceably protest. A protest which is not done peaceably is not a right.
And what is a "peaceable" protest? Who defines what is "peaceable"? The Tea Party protests were worse, yet nothing happened to them since they happened to coincide with what the 1% wanted. That was not the case with OWS, so they got beaten.
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