Cognitive Dissonance

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What does labor want? We want more schoolhouses and less jails; more books and less arsenals; more learning and less vice; more leisure and less greed; more justice and less revenge; in fact, more of the opportunities to cultivate our better natures.
Samuel Gompers, American labor leader and first President of the American Federation of Labor (AFL).

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We all should thank Newt Gingrich

Not only was he entertaining as hell (moon colonies, y’all!), he’s celebrating May Day by suspending his campaign on May 1st.

It’s about time a GOP candidate thought of the working class </sarcasm>

We should all tweet him and thank him for bringing attention to May Day and participating in a General Strike.

That’s what he’s doing, right?

No?

Eh, fuck it. Thank him anyhow: 

(Source: cognitivedissonance)

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Remember Orange County Young Republicans Treasurer Matthew Klein? Y&#8217;know, the one who giggles when the homeless die? Yeah, that guy.
He&#8217;s back.
Men&#8217;s Wearhouse in Oakland shut down today in solidarity with the general strike that began in Oakland today. An Oakland resident tweeted this picture:

This doesn&#8217;t sit well with conservatives. Men&#8217;s Wearhouse had already been supportive of the 99%, leading to exchanges like this:

However, Matt takes it one step further. He writes that as a member of the 53% who have money, he will take it elsewhere. Why? Because they chose to stand with the &#8220;so-called 99 percent&#8221; - the people who don&#8217;t have money. Basically, screw you for standing with the poor, I won&#8217;t shop at a place with a heart! I&#8217;m taking my DOLLAS elsewhere. HOLLA! (You just KNOW he says that&#8230;)
He&#8217;s also changed his description on his profile. Here&#8217;s the previous description from Oct 31, 2011:

And now&#8230;

SMILEY FACE! You guys at suck at life. Silly poor people!
No, Matt, actually you suck at life. Why? Well, if you&#8217;re going to flounce like a Twitter drama queen, tweet the right account:

It&#8217;s @MensWearhouse. You tweeted a spam account - but really, when&#8217;s the last time a Republican gave a damn about fact-checking?
Again, you can contact the Orange County Young Republicans here.

Remember Orange County Young Republicans Treasurer Matthew Klein? Y’know, the one who giggles when the homeless die? Yeah, that guy.

He’s back.

Men’s Wearhouse in Oakland shut down today in solidarity with the general strike that began in Oakland today. An Oakland resident tweeted this picture:

This doesn’t sit well with conservatives. Men’s Wearhouse had already been supportive of the 99%, leading to exchanges like this:

However, Matt takes it one step further. He writes that as a member of the 53% who have money, he will take it elsewhere. Why? Because they chose to stand with the “so-called 99 percent” - the people who don’t have money. Basically, screw you for standing with the poor, I won’t shop at a place with a heart! I’m taking my DOLLAS elsewhere. HOLLA! (You just KNOW he says that…)

He’s also changed his description on his profile. Here’s the previous description from Oct 31, 2011:

And now…

SMILEY FACE! You guys at suck at life. Silly poor people!

No, Matt, actually you suck at life. Why? Well, if you’re going to flounce like a Twitter drama queen, tweet the right account:

It’s @MensWearhouse. You tweeted a spam account - but really, when’s the last time a Republican gave a damn about fact-checking?

Again, you can contact the Orange County Young Republicans here.

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