“I’m really encouraged by what I’m seeing. People around the country are finally organizing to stand up to the huge influence of corporations on government and our lives. This kind of citizen reaction to corporate power and corporate greed is long overdue.”
“The guys who are protesting are not filing legal briefs. They are expressing the populist, genuine view that people have been ripped off. It’s a fundamental identification of the fact that people are getting taken for a ride by powerful interests who are getting away with murder.”
“The worm is finally turning on the nonsense of blaming the wrong people for what happened in 2008. The American people are saying, wait, we have the boot of corporations on our necks, and we’re sick of it. This is a significantly coherent message at the beginning of something like this.”
“This is like the Tea Party — only it’s real. By the time this is over, it will make the Tea Party look like … a tea party.”"
1. The original Boston Tea Party was a civil disobedience action against a private corporation.
2. The original Boston Tea Party feared that corporate greed would destroy America.
3. The original Boston Tea Party believed government necessary to protect against corporate excess.
4. The original Boston Tea Party was sparked by a corporate tax cut for a British corporation.
5. The original Boston Tea Party wanted a stronger democracy.
I don’t get why you’re bringing facts and historical accuracy into this.