The honeymoon is over for Occupy Wall Street. The kids are getting restless and now that whole Socialism thing isn’t sounding so good. Sharing all your stuff with everyone isn’t as appealing as it once was and they are even fighting over sleeping bags – I wonder if colder temperatures have anything to do with that. There is a great piece written by Alex Klein that chronicles the unrest in the OWS commune and you should go read it here.
And the unrest isn’t confined to the East Coast. At Occupy LA, Big Government posted the following video which shows lively debate about concensus, property rights and grass roots politics. There were many heated conversations which shows that tempers are flaring and it’s obvious that the communal concensus method (up twinkles, down twinkles) isn’t working to everyone’s satisfactions. It’s a great video so take a look at it and then share it with others.
This is why Socialism only works in a Utopia where you have miraculously discovered a way to suppress the DNA in humans that cause us to do things such as excel, strive and possess objects. When everything belongs to the State, then you don’t have Rights to anything and the State can take it away from you and give it to someone else. All the sleeping bags, food, water, shelters and other necessities of life have been provided to the OWS movement and therefore it belongs to the entire commune. That was great when the movement first started but now the weed has run out, they haven’t played their video games in several weeks, cell phones bills are coming due and things are starting to get testy.
Welcome to the real world kids. This is why Socialism doesn’t work and why Capitalism is the best economic system in the World and why the US has the #1 economy in the World. Greed is good, Profit is Good, Innovation is good, Competition is good, Jobs are good and having a purpose in life is good. Go read about it.