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15. The establishment is the oligarchy
The state has fused with Wall Street and other powerful financial interests.
They are one and the same.
There will be no support for OWS coming from the establishment (other than Bernie Sanders and a few others).
Some call it state monopoly capitalism.
Others call it an oligarchy.
But it is what it is.

Nobody in Washington is going to jeopardize their bribe money to support a peoples uprising.
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  -Ehrenreich: Democratic Establishment Abandoned Occupy Wall Street Donnachaidh  Nov-16-11 09:19 AM   #0 
  - K & R  Le Taz Hot   Nov-16-11 09:20 AM   #1 
  - The Occupy movement is losing popularity. President Obama can't afford to be tied to it  Freddie Stubbs   Nov-16-11 09:20 AM   #2 
  - Everybody chill the fuck out..  Fumesucker   Nov-16-11 09:33 AM   #5 
  - Yep,  femrap   Nov-16-11 09:33 AM   #6 
  - It is losing popularity with VOTERS  Freddie Stubbs   Nov-16-11 09:36 AM   #7 
     - really? You know this HOW?  Donnachaidh   Nov-16-11 09:51 AM   #14 
     - Public Policy Polling (a respected Democratic firm) just released a new poll:  Freddie Stubbs   Nov-16-11 10:02 AM   #17 
        - push polls are cheap  Donnachaidh   Nov-16-11 10:07 AM   #21 
        - How exactly is this poll a "push poll?"  Freddie Stubbs   Nov-16-11 10:12 AM   #26 
        - even, so, we have to remember that before the public was against the Vietnam War  CTyankee   Nov-16-11 11:21 AM   #46 
        - Isn't Public Policy Polling owned by a wealthy 1% businessman CEO?  Zorra   Nov-16-11 03:31 PM   #57 
     - Bullshit.  golddigger   Nov-16-11 10:22 AM   #29 
     - Sounds like more pimping for the 1%.  golddigger   Nov-16-11 10:26 AM   #34 
     - I don't believe you. nt.  femrap   Nov-16-11 04:06 PM   #58 
  - Yeah, that's why it keeps getting bigger  lunatica   Nov-16-11 09:36 AM   #8 
  - Is it?  Freddie Stubbs   Nov-16-11 09:44 AM   #12 
     - You don't know what you're talking about  lunatica   Nov-16-11 10:06 AM   #20 
        - Apparently not in Fort Lauderdale  Freddie Stubbs   Nov-16-11 11:03 AM   #41 
  - That's what the Corporate Media says  LiberalEsto   Nov-16-11 09:41 AM   #11 
  - I believe what reputable Democratic pollsters say  Freddie Stubbs   Nov-16-11 09:45 AM   #13 
     - Wow, so you agree with Karl Rove?  Kingofalldems   Nov-16-11 10:58 AM   #38 
        - Karl Rove is a reputable Democratic pollster?  Freddie Stubbs   Nov-16-11 11:02 AM   #40 
           - No, but since you have been trashing OWS from the beginning  Kingofalldems   Nov-16-11 11:11 AM   #44 
              - Please stop projecting. It's not very dignified  Freddie Stubbs   Nov-16-11 11:29 AM   #47 
                 - Didn't you make fun of the injured marine at OWS Oakland ?  Kingofalldems   Nov-16-11 02:43 PM   #55 
  - Coming from you that's such a surprising & devastating statement. Keep kicking now.  JackRiddler   Nov-16-11 10:03 AM   #18 
     - OWS is losing favor, according to a new poll:  Freddie Stubbs   Nov-16-11 10:05 AM   #19 
     - For moral guidance on telling right from wrong I always put Democratic pollsters first.  JackRiddler   Nov-16-11 10:07 AM   #22 
     - Somebody sure seems to be getting a chubby over that poll. nt  Guy Whitey Corngood   Nov-16-11 10:10 AM   #25 
     - Yep, also posted it in LBN, with it's own thread.  Kingofalldems   Nov-16-11 10:34 AM   #37 
     - Are you suggesting that Karl Rove supports President Obama on this?  Freddie Stubbs   Nov-16-11 11:00 AM   #39 
        - No, s/he's suggesting that YOU support Karl Rove on this...  JackRiddler   Nov-16-11 01:27 PM   #52 
           - .  Guy Whitey Corngood   Nov-16-11 01:39 PM   #53 
           - What Guy Whitey Corngood said.  No Elephants   Nov-17-11 04:29 AM   #60 
     - It's like trash talk against the opposing team on a sports site...  JackRiddler   Nov-16-11 01:01 PM   #49 
        - But don't you get it? it's all a big laugh riot.  Guy Whitey Corngood   Nov-16-11 01:07 PM   #51 
     - You only like the President to listen to the people when it suit you?  Freddie Stubbs   Nov-16-11 10:13 AM   #27 
        - You only like the government to respect the Bill of Rights when it's popular (according to polls)?  JackRiddler   Nov-16-11 10:30 AM   #35 
        - President Obama is respecting the Bill of Rights  Freddie Stubbs   Nov-16-11 11:03 AM   #42 
           - The *government* is trampling the Bill of Rights, as it often does.  JackRiddler   Nov-16-11 01:04 PM   #50 
           - No, it is not  Freddie Stubbs   Nov-16-11 01:46 PM   #54 
              - Did the court rule that the owners of Zucotti Park were the government?  No Elephants   Nov-17-11 04:34 AM   #61 
           - In what respect, Freddie?  No Elephants   Nov-17-11 04:41 AM   #64 
        - Not for nuttin', but how do you know when President Obama is listening to the people  No Elephants   Nov-17-11 04:37 AM   #62 
     - ass-stat push poll, done by 1 percenters.  Donnachaidh   Nov-16-11 10:08 AM   #24 
     - Bingo!  Hell Hath No Fury   Nov-16-11 11:09 AM   #43 
     - What aspect of the poll makes it a "push" poll?  Freddie Stubbs   Nov-16-11 11:51 AM   #48 
     - How many polls have now indicated this new trend, Freddie?  redqueen   Nov-16-11 10:25 AM   #31 
     - As events force Obama off the fence  whatchamacallit   Nov-16-11 11:18 AM   #45 
        - We've been seeing that for a while.  No Elephants   Nov-17-11 04:39 AM   #63 
  - He did that with Mubarek.  shraby   Nov-16-11 09:20 AM   #3 
  - Because the Democratic Establishment is part of the 1%  crazylikafox   Nov-16-11 09:31 AM   #4 
  - Give the lady a cigar. +1  blindpig   Nov-16-11 09:40 AM   #10 
  - +1  Gold Metal Flake   Nov-16-11 09:57 AM   #16 
  - +1  golddigger   Nov-16-11 10:24 AM   #30 
  - Precisely. (nt)  redqueen   Nov-16-11 10:26 AM   #33 
  - It's because the OWS has shown our government is corrupt  lunatica   Nov-16-11 09:38 AM   #9 
  - The establishment is the oligarchy  SOS   Nov-16-11 09:57 AM   #15 
  - I call it the kleptocracy plutonomy.  No Elephants   Nov-17-11 04:44 AM   #65 
  - Kinda like George III "abandoning" the Sons of Liberty.  Tierra_y_Libertad   Nov-16-11 10:07 AM   #23 
  - Like it or not...  backtoblue   Nov-16-11 10:18 AM   #28 
  - How do we know he hasn't been in touch with the mayors?  JNelson6563   Nov-16-11 10:26 AM   #32 
  - The Democratic establishment is getting a gift-wrapped ROAD MAP  bullwinkle428   Nov-16-11 10:33 AM   #36 
  - When in hell did the Democratic Establishment endorse the Occupy movement ?  mulsh   Nov-16-11 03:11 PM   #56 
  - "Then they fight you"  Maraya1969   Nov-17-11 04:21 AM   #59 
  - President Obama's position on the OWS movement,  bvar22   Nov-17-11 10:46 AM   #66 

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