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No Elephants Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Dec-05-11 05:40 PM
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115. There is a theory that a "but" in a sentence is pretty much a signal
that everything that was said so far means nothing.

As in, I support OWS but I am concerned about keeping the grass green (in December no less).

I think enough criticism has come that people now feel they need to give lip service to supporting it--right before they belittle it or say it should stop.

BTW, a lot of the occupiers DID get permits one kind or another.

IMO, when your asked if OWS was offending people, what he meant was that he finds OWS offensive. Did you happen to ask your friend why he was offended? Whether he knows it or not, I bet the real answer is media spin.
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