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Madame Guillotines, Occupation Movement, Occupy Memphis, Out with the Fed, Universal Health Care
cbinflux, as the niece of a Holocaust survivor, a constant defender of the difference between the government of Israel and the Jewish religion/people, your use of chutzpah is reckless in this context. Unless you are a culture vulture and not a Jewish person, you are only furthering the delusion that many, many people have had for centuries (you can see it in Shakespeare, TS Eliot, and Ezra Pound to name JUST three) regarding the Jewish people. I would like to think that you are a Jew not a culture vulture, and implore you to refrain from using such terms when speaking of this movement. It is about money, and the Jews have been exploited then demonized for their involvement in the banking and financial industries. You may not realize that Christians were burning, exiling, and forcing conversions until the Merchant class in Europe emerged and there was a need for banking. The Catholic Church realized they couldn't charge interest on loans as that would be against their tenants; this is when the Jewish people were asked to introduce the social institution of banking into society of that time. I have had too many fools use such simple statements to go on bigoted rants. I know Jews. They are not all about money. You could have used many other choices of language to call this movement stupid. Don't tie the opposition to the movement to anything Jewish. Let the anti-Semites do that.
Missy, you're choice to insult the only African American in the photo is vile. If you went to Rhodes, I'm glad I chose Ole Miss over the offer to go to Rhodes. FAR less racism. Furthermore, the reason Mr Foxy received that shirt was because he was asked to LECTURE your fellow school mates (I assume). You are a disgrace to wherever you went to school, Memphis, the South and Rhodes as you chose to represent them in your comments.
By Leonard Gill
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