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The Deterioration of Occupy Wall Street

Occupy Wall Street has officially degenerated. What began as a well-organized and admirable protest against the injustices of the Wall Street executives–only exacerbated by the fact that none of them have been charged, or even indicted for their clear crimes–as well as the fact that the lobbyists with the most money have congressmen and women in their pocket, has now devolved into the latest hipster trend. It is no longer a progressive movement, but a stalemate. Drug use has run rampant in Zuccotti Park and in other gatherings worldwide. Occupy Wall Street recently organized worldwide protests against wealth, some of which turned violent. The protests have no official cause, causing any displeasure to be a reason to join, and come do drugs with the rest of the motley crew. Where I was once a very vocal supporter of the protest, I now cannot endorse a movement which has become an excuse for college kids to party and be a useless pain in the American rear end; not the kind that causes change, but the kind you hide, and deny, and eventually remove. The parks are being destroyed; the very environment so many of them claim to canonize is being neglected and depleted. If they do not like the fact that that tax payers had to bail out banks, consider this: tax payers will also have to pay to restore the scenic beauty, landscaping, and botanic value of the parks they are ransacking in the name of equality. These kids are not protesting for something better, they are protesting for lack of something better to do. Read the rest of this entry

Republican Hypocrisy

Republican Party Attempts to Manipulate the System to Gain Votes

        Hypocrisy is so common in politics it hardly merits any attention from the media anymore. It is now the norm in politics nationwide, by power hungry, selfish politicians; so much so that it is almost universally expected. The fact that is now expected, and that nobody does anything about it leads politicians and their parties, constituents and caucuses, so see hypocrisy as accepted. As is the case with any moral transition in society, first we are appalled, and then when the immoral action has become normal, we tolerate the action. We still despise it, but see there is nothing we can do to stop it. After this the immoral action is accepted, it is seen as simply a part of life which we all have to deal with and work around. Right or wrong does not matter, the fact is that it exists and we have accepted that. The final step is for society to embrace this immoral action. Society has tolerated and accepted political hypocrisy for too long! Patriotslog refuses to allow this hypocrisy to scoot by as a fact of life, and will fight the acceptance and tolerance of it with all the ability we have. When blatant hypocrisy is committed by s person, it is degenerate and deplorable; when it is committed by an entire political party it is shocking and appalling! This is the case with the Republican Party this week. Read the rest of this entry

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