A popular uprising

All of those people "mobilizing" at Wall Street to protest Corporations are getting a lot of help.

From Labor Unions. From CNN:

Unions endorse, will join Occupy Wall Street protests
As the Occupy Wall Street protesters rally for a third week, social media sites such as Twitter seem to be spurring similar protests in other cities.

A Twitter account called Occupy Boston mentions a citywide college walkout there Wednesday.

Ooooo -- a citywide college walkout -- talk about bringing power to the people.

Putzes... More:

"It's really simple. These young people on Wall Street are giving voice to many of the problems that working people in America have been confronting over the last several years," said Larry Hanley, international president of the Amalgamated Transit Union, which has 20,000 members in the New York area.

"These young people are speaking for the vast majority of Americans who are frustrated by the bankers and brokers who have profited on the backs of hard-working people," Hanley added in a statement. "While we battle it out day after day, month after month, the millionaires and billionaires on Wall Street sit by -- untouched -- and lecture us on the level of our sacrifice."

Transport Workers Union Local 100 spokesman Jim Gannon said the Occupy Wall Street movement, which denounces social inequities in the financial system and draws inspiration from the Arab Spring revolutions in Africa and the Middle East, has advanced issues that unions typically support.

Social inequities my big fat hairy ass -- it is all about working and working hard.

I am as much against the style of crony capitalism as is being currently practiced by Obama and General Electric -- that seriously sucks and is a drag on the overall health of the world economy. What these ninnies fail to get is that Karl Marx was dead wrong -- there is not a fixed pool of capital.

Capital is fungible; it can be created and destroyed. All of these uber-rich are the people who run the businesses that hire the working man -- you want to shut down the top 100 corporations in America, say hello to 45% unemployment. Idiots!

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