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Another -- they've represented 99%.
Of the nation -- take a look at the growing number of Americans.
Telling the occupiers suggests.
There's a new movie called the 53%.
That is growing every day on line.
It consists of the 53%.
Of Americans who paid federally gun taxes and feel the need to share their stories.
Of the hard work and personal responsibility.
Just -- -- I was one of them -- Josh.
Has this being received so far.
It's been a really interesting thing -- we've had just a tremendous response from across the country you know it started as kind of a lark with a few friends the late at night about two weeks ago.
But we put up this 53% website to responds to the so called 99%.
And since then it's exploded we've had we're getting up to about 2000 submissions of this point so you know we see on the side is only a fraction of the people who've actually sent in their stories.
And I'll play it it's driven the so called 99% up the wall they really hate it which I take is an indication of that its efficacy.
-- we -- a lot of people and you notice its side and now are just put 53% refers to the number Americans who pay income taxes vs the sum 47%.
Who do not not a 47 -- -- -- -- I would have payroll tax what have you but.
Just comparing apples to apples here.
-- and it's the 63%.
That feels that it is ignored that a lot of the attention.
His focus on those who want more from the system vs I guess you're saying those.
Who pay for that system.
It is it in a sense then I wanna clarify that this is a really attacks protesters say so wouldn't get stuck on on the 53 number -- -- the 53% was actually figure that a felony and Kevin -- came up with so you know not credited to -- here.
You know what is and what specifically -- then -- what does that add to what what what will specifically know you know you better write specifically what refers to use the proportion of American adults who pay the federal income tax but we're really using that as a metaphor for responsible citizenship and folks who -- -- wood to make their own way through the world.
And that's the philosophical difference between the 53 in the 99 is that there -- they're really advocating a mindset of victim hood.
That they're the victim of forces beyond their control with a 53 -- saying is that yes times can be tough.
But they still believe in the American dream and the virtues of hard work individual responsibility.
And personal initiative and that deserves a hearing.
On it also deserves a rally and in Nutting is great in this country without a rally.
The Tea Party guys went out and protest all across the country of course -- -- 99% as everywhere.
What about you guys.
What about us -- in terms of a rally well.
No you know I don't think Dave maybe we'll -- we will see what -- and time.
I'll tell you though that the 53% are the type to take the streets we have families we have jobs we have lies we work hard every day started too far and you guys -- there's not an abundance here -- -- -- So and so today I think they brought the -- you know.
I'll I will play I think that tea parties are a wonderful example what can be accomplished by this exact same demographic not a huge Tea Party supporter.
I think they've done great work in American the past two years.
And look out but I'll tell you you know somebody you've you've had tons of Tea Party experience so find -- course of my work and you know -- did tea parties you got to organize them when when when when the kids are.
May be available are out of school or or when work isn't happening and so we're a little bit different we're not the type -- folks to go -- -- apart for weeks on end.
All right I've -- experience covering anonymously.
Marching with them but I have also covered.
These -- Occupy Wall Street rallies and their argument isn't something -- which may be your members could.
It's just find.
Common ground is that the system is making it tougher -- succeed his frustration.
The system that it might be rigged against those who are trying.
To succeed where do you draw your line between that -- Which tends to get a little -- More loud and raucous these days.
Vs your best.
Well look you know I I I I think it's important to understand to be the so called 99%.
And especially the -- folks buried in there -- my asthma agreement says.
There are some kernels of truth there is too much closeness between rent seeking big business and government.
Education is ludicrously expensive we are going through hard economic times that these are valid concerns and complaints.
And everybody whatever ideological persuasion you are suffering from them.
What differentiates them from us is the element of personal responsibility and so where you draw the line.
To specifically answer your question -- Is you draw the line at the point we don't go to the place for they've gone.
Which is that greater forces are aligned against us they really have this but I would describe as a continental European mindset which life is essentially a series of navigation between institutions.
We it's -- we we adhere to the traditional American view of the world which is that you're the captain of your own destiny and the ultimate responsibility for your fate whatever the vicissitudes of decimate.
Well -- that is very welcome it just thank you very much -- aren't your -- is --
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