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Archive of posts published in the tag: Occupy Wall Street

Known and Unknown Risks

No government policy can remove the risk of investment; the best they can do is not add to the risks by adding uncertainty to the environment. The reason that strangers from all over the country will congregate to a blackjack…

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If OWS were serious

The OWS movement fizzled.  What a surprise. They did not understand what they were protesting, they did not understand the institutions they demonized; and most of all they did not understand how much that they were part of the problem.…

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Progressive Realities

Walter Williams writes in Investor’s Business Daily Many Who Portray Themselves As Part Of The 99% Live Like The 1%, 5/2/12 Excerpt: Last week, MSN Money posted a report titled “The richest counties in America.” According to the report, residents…

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Utopian Reality

My biggest criticism of the OWS protests is the lack of any clear reasonable objective other than to claim that greed is bad; and then ask for a bunch of free stuff, like tuition loan forgiveness. ( I wonder how…

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Questions of Civility

This picture of the Occupy Wall Street crowd shows a picture of Goldman Sachs CEO Lloyd Blankfein with his head on a stick. Where is the call for civility from our leaders?  How would such a display have been covered…

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Anti-Semitism at OWS Rallies

I discounted much of what was happening on the Occupy Wall Street rallies and its sister rallies in other cities.  The movement seemed shallow and unserious. Many of the marchers just sound like idiots: it was hard to find any…

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Which Rich?

It is just when you hear the words that “this is not a war on the wealthy” that you can expect exactly that. During the Clinton years they put a cap on the wages of corporate executives. Only the first…

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