October 7, 2011 - San Francisco, CA - PipeLineNews.org - Despite the best efforts of the MSM - and disappointingly many "conservative" pundits - to portray the "Occupy Wall Street" movement as a grassroots, populist response to supposed excesses by the securities and financial services industry, this backwater of human debris is in fact driven by a neo-Marxist rage that should be impossible to ignore - yet that is exactly what is happening.
One only has to briefly page through their official documents, the so called "Occupied Wall Street Journal" [see, http://www.breakingcopy.com/occupied-wall-street-journal-pdf] and the occupiers non-negotiable "13 demands," [see, http://occupywallst.org/forum/proposed-list-of-demands-for-occupy-wall-st-moveme/] to determine the ideology of its participants.
Demand one: Restoration of the living wage. This demand can only be met by ending "Freetrade" by re-imposing trade tariffs on all imported goods entering the American market to level the playing field for domestic family farming and domestic manufacturing as most nations that are dumping cheap products onto the American market have radical wage and environmental regulation advantages. Another policy that must be instituted is raise the minimum wage to twenty dollars an hr.
Demand two: Institute a universal single payer healthcare system. To do this all private insurers must be banned from the healthcare market as their only effect on the health of patients is to take money away from doctors, nurses and hospitals preventing them from doing their jobs and hand that money to wall st. investors.
Demand three: Guaranteed living wage income regardless of employment.
Demand four: Free college education.
Demand five: Begin a fast track process to bring the fossil fuel economy to an end while at the same bringing the alternative energy economy up to energy demand.
Demand six: One trillion dollars in infrastructure (Water, Sewer, Rail, Roads and Bridges and Electrical Grid) spending now.
Demand seven: One trillion dollars in ecological restoration planting forests, reestablishing wetlands and the natural flow of river systems and decommissioning of all of America's nuclear power plants.
Demand eight: Racial and gender equal rights amendment.
Demand nine: Open borders migration. anyone can travel anywhere to work and live.
Demand ten: Bring American elections up to international standards of a paper ballot precinct counted and recounted in front of an independent and party observers system.
Demand eleven: Immediate across the board debt forgiveness for all. Debt forgiveness of sovereign debt, commercial loans, home mortgages, home equity loans, credit card debt, student loans and personal loans now! All debt must be stricken from the "Books." World Bank Loans to all Nations, Bank to Bank Debt and all Bonds and Margin Call Debt in the stock market including all Derivatives or Credit Default Swaps, all 65 trillion dollars of them must also be stricken from the "Books." And I don't mean debt that is in default, I mean all debt on the entire planet period.
Demand twelve: Outlaw all credit reporting agencies.
Demand thirteen: Allow all workers to sign a ballot at any time during a union organizing campaign or at any time that represents their yeah or nay to having a union represent them in collective bargaining or to form a union.
It should be clear to most that the type of platform suggested above is clearly totalitarian in nature and would demand the type of absolute government control that worked out so well for Nazi Germany, Imperial Japan and the Soviet Union. These spoiled children, raised with no apparent realization regarding the consequences of their political ideologies and educated to hate the system that provides them with enough leisure time to work towards, "bringing it all down, man" have been worked up into believing that mobocracy conflates with representative democracy.
The lack of curiosity by the media to even mention this re-emerging movement's core principles and documents parallels their reticence to tell the truth about the anti-Bush/anti-war demonstrations which figured so prominently during his administration, that the prime mover was International ANSWER, an amalgam of hard left/Marxist-Leninists. Perusal of their screeds and manifestos finds them indistinguishable from the lunatic ravings of people like Bob Avakian, head of the Revolutionary Communist Party USA. They invoke the same threadbare image of the cigar smoking, fat cat businessman with his foot in perpetuity on the neck of the hapless "worker" who is powerless to help himself absent massive governmental meddling in the form of wealth redistribution. In this world the only solution is violent revolution.
In that regard the Occupy Wall Street movement's totalitarian leftist core is identical to that which drove the anti-war demonstrations which started just days after 9/11 - then purportedly against "racism." One would think that such an attack on the fundamental underpinning of Western society would at very least produce some concern among the chattering class - not so, they long ago became a mere appendage of the anti-American hard left, to which their dedication seems endless.
In the current administration things happen for a reason and the emergence of this protest at precisely the time that Team Obama is waging unrelenting class warfare to save his ass in the upcoming election is not coincidental. Those participating in this troubling spectacle are, after all, Obama's Brown Shirts and hence they immediately have become the darlings of the press which absurdly likens these mindless revolutionary thugs to the millions of American moms and dads who have found it necessary to participate in the real deal, the Tea Party movement, which the media correctly views as an existential threat to their existence.
The politics of insurrection seems to be a comfortable habitat for this administration to inhabit and stoke and it's no wonder, these anti-capitalist sociopaths are cut from not only the same cloth but the same bolt of material as was Obama.
So look to the streets of New York, Los Angeles and San Francisco if you want to grasp the proportions of Obama's American future - you should be chilled by the prospect because this time around the country itself is being targeted, not just ancillary issue such as an unpopular foreign conflict. As a result this movement is not going away by itself, it will need to be forcefully dismantled.
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