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Professor Jacobson and Andrew Breitbart's recent coverage of anti-Semitic incidents at the Occupy Wall Street protests were no surprise to me.  A top notch study by political scientists Neil Malhotra and Yotam Margalit back in 2009 found that triggering anti-semitic concepts increased support for anti-business...

A common protest chant of the Occupy Wall Street crew and other radicals is "This is what democracy looks like!" - a trite, rhythmic expression of self-congratulation layered over an implication that they represent the true will of the people. Yes, these protests are examples of...

#OccupyWallStreet is organized agitprop designed to deflect attention from the Obama administration's failings onto "Wall Street,"  although many of the participants don't understand how they are being used.  The Washington Post now is fully aboard Team Obama, doing its best to take down Rick Perry this...

The "Occupy Wall Street" craze has spread to major U.S. cities. From what I can tell, the backbone of this movement are college-aged students like myself who blame corporations for their misfortunes, particularly college affordability and it's consequences on employment. They should be angry at the government for...

I've noticed a conspiracy theory on Twitter going through random tweets using the #OccupyWallStreet hashtag, namely that the police steered the protesters onto the Brooklyn Bridge, where several hundred were arrested (most released immediately). Now the conspiracy theory is being fed by The Village Voice which...

"Give me your tired, your poor/Your huddled masses yearning to breathe free." Or if they are not available, "Give me some chick who likes to have her image captured on an iPad while protesting corporate greed." Photo via reader marklyon: Related:  #OccupyWallStreet Tweet and Post of Day...

Also known as the Occupation of Perpetual Grievance. From perennial perennial, @IowaHawkBlog: Update:  For a great post see Start the Revolution Without Me, by reader Teresa in Forth Worth: You say that you hate all of these big, evil corporations?  Well don’t just stand there, show them that...

The organizers of the Wall Street takeover, calling themselves the NYC General Assembly, have issued a Declaration of the Occupation of New York City: The Declaration lists 20 grievances against corporations, including these examples: They have perpetuated inequality and discrimination in the workplace based on age, the...