"The tendency to turn human judgements into divine commands makes religion one of the most dangerous forces in the world."
I don’t have facts to back this up, but I happen to believe that these [Occupy Wall Street] demonstrations are planned and orchestrated to distract from the failed policies of the Obama administration. Don’t blame Wall Street, don’t blame the big banks, if you don’t have a job and you’re not rich, blame yourself! [...] It is not someone’s fault if they succeeded, it is someone’s fault if they failed. [emphasis mine]Okay, quick side note: "I don't have the facts to back this up" should just be the official GOP party line. Seriously GOP, just change it. We all already know. At least own it.
...go to We Are the 99%, scroll through a few pages of posts, and see if you don't notice something. That's right, a lot of the stories are extremely similar. There's a big, big problem out there, all of these people are pointing right at it, but the media are pretending -- completely illogically -- that if you don't know how to fix it, the problem must not exist.
The Washington crowd should not be looking at average Americans for solutions. That's not what we pay them to do. The American people need to tell them...we've told you what the problem is, now quit being a dick about it and fix the damned thing.