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Irony thy name is #OccupyWallStreet

October 27, 2011

The Occupy Wall Street (#OWS)volunteer kitchen staff launched a “counter” revolution yesterday — because they’re angry about working 18-hour days to provide food for “professional homeless” people and ex-cons masquerading as protesters.

Read more: http://www.nypost.com/p/news/local/manhattan/zuccotti_hell_kitchen_i5biNyYYhpa8MSYIL9xSDL#ixzz1bzM1ZfR0

(h/t)

-elsewhere-

Speaking of Occupy Wall Street, a list of suggested salary ranges was found at The American People’s New Economic Charter

Pasted here 10/12 by RalphM

New Salary Range Recommendations
Based on Concepts of Economic Sustainability and Right Livelihood

Bankers $20,000
Lawyers $27,500
Realtors $25,000
Doctors $28,000
Nurses $27,500
Teachers/Librarians/Train Engineers/Bridge Maintenance/Ship Pilots, etc. $35,000
Police $36,000
Public Servants $28,500
Laborers $20,000
Other public sector $30,000
Other private sector $29,000
Technical/Research/Academic $36,000
Entrepreneurs/Business Owners $10,000 (this annual payment by the government will serve to fund and support private businesses, which, if successful, can create needed and sought-after products. If the products are worthy and valuable, people will buy them, and entrepreneurs will be able to amass fortunes. Warning – products, such as derivatives, will probably not succeed in the new, fair economy)
Congress $30,000
President 40,000
Soldiers N/A
Defense workers $25,000
Etc.

All jobs include full health benefit for worker and family, full retirement benefits, full free education for children.

Taxation – to run the government
The only tax will be a sales tax for all goods and services, which will be fixed at: 4%.
[end member’s ideas]

BBC 2 Documentary “Secret Pakistan” –

Pakistan’s security service provides weapons and training to Taliban insurgents fighting U.S. and British troops in Afghanistan, despite official denials, Taliban commanders say, in allegations that could worsen tensions between Pakistan and the United States.

(source) (h/t)

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