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This Is Why We Can’t Have Nice Things

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In one of my recent articles, I talked about Occupy Wall Street and how there were quite a few “police crackdowns” going on during the protests at Zucotti Park in New York. If you recall, the main reason for these protests was (originally) to remove Wall Street money from government. When the police crackdowns started, a lot of people (so-called “conspiracy theorists”) claimed that the police force was in league with Wall Street.

If you ridiculed any of those people, you might just owe them an apology.

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Is America Too Lazy To Save Itself?

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Study after study tells us that Americans are lazy, that we’re fat, that we have short attention spans. They say that Americans have an “I’m not getting involved” attitude, that unless it’s our problem or directly affects us we don’t care what’s going on.

And let’s face it: those studies are, for the most part, right.

But just how lazy are we?

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