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Thursday, November 17, 2011
Sorry, It's Occupied
A lot has been said recently about the Occupy movements, even on this blog. As I’m watching the news this morning it hit me that these people have lost their minds. I’ve said before they have every right to protest and more power to them. I even agree with some of what they are saying, just don’t protest everything all at once.
It seems that the whole Occupy movement has jumped the shark. For those that don’t know, jump the shark basically means when something has reached it’s height of popularity and has no place to go but down. It comes from an episode of Happy Days, when Fonzie literally jumped over a shark on water skis.
Why do I say that the Occupy movement has jumped the shark? First of all, up at
Occupy Wall Streetthe people are getting pissed because the city has asked them to move so they could clean up. Huh? This is insane. #Occupy Sanitary Conditions! That will show them. It’s just getting clearer that a lot of these people have no idea what they are protesting or even why they are there in the first place. They are protesting anything they can.
In Philly there are people getting raped in the “Tent Cities”. Come on. This isn’t a bit overboard? #Occupy Occupy Philly? Since our beloved Eagles are tanking horribly there have been calls to #Occupy Nova Care Complex (their practice facility) until Andy Reid is fired. It appears that everyone in our country feels the need to protest anything and everything, hence making the entire Occupy movement jump the shark. I wonder if this movement was around back in the 70s and 80s, if there would have been an #Occupy Happy Days movement??? After they jumped the shark obviously....
This got me thinking. I’m over leaving for work at 7 a.m. #Occupy mornings! Better yet, let’s march to the sun and camp out until it agrees to come out later in the day. #Occupy the Sun! What if Christians grew tired of the commercialism of Christmas? It is after all Jesus’s birthday. Let’s go #Occupy the North Pole. Down with Santa and the deplorable working conditions of his elves. It rained on my day off. #Occupy Mother Nature. Damn her greed! She should give me a nice day when I’m off. I can’t believe I got stuck in traffic on
Kelly Drivethis morning due to construction. #Occupy Traffic Construction. Damn those bastards.
Well you get the point. I know it seems ridiculous but as ridiculous as not moving your campsite so somebody can clean up your shit or complete a construction job? (and get paid for it by the way, so not moving is actually costing jobs, you hypocrites!)
Well just something to think about. The Occupy movement has made it’s point but like most things it’s time for it to end. When people are protesting by living in shit you’ve lost me. If you want to Occupy something how about #Occupy Obstructed Views? We sure could use the traffic to the site, and we won’t make you move to clean up your shit. At least they're not #Occupying Michael Vick anymore….. Until next time this is Jimbo saying #Occupy your brain.