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If the problem of wealth disparity calls for innovations from a bold thinking charismatic leader, then it stands to reason that injecting the movement with a considerable number of stoners would stymie the movement from the git-go.   When slackers camp-out are they called "tent potatoes"?

 

Remember that the Tea Bag movement was composed of well dressed retirees who were provided with bus transportation to and from the events.   They were not given free tents.  

 

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On Thanksgiving, Occupy Oakland sustained an incident that produced a video (that immediately "went viral" on the Internets) that was instigated by denying the public the use of port-a-potties in the Frank Ogawa Plaza area.   Free meals had been provided on late Thanksgiving morning, so by limiting afternoon access to restroom facilities, a spontaneous incident was virtually assured.   Could Heinrich Himmler have devised a cleverer ploy?   Isn't using a free Thanksgiving meal to precipitate a need for restroom facilities that subsequently can't be used a fine example of using the compassionate Conservative Christian philosophy to gain political points?

 

Is that the only fresh conspiracy theory for 2011?

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Could all the Republican debates be a fiendish plot to flood the airwaves with Republican talking points while all the time the eventual Republican pick sat out the process on the sideline, thus being provided with immunity from gaffs and embarrassing quotes?   If such a "hypothetical" candidate from the Republican bullpen wins his party's nomination then (in retrospect) this could be a conspiracy theory eligible for the 2011 award, but since nobody is expressing the idea it can't possibly win this year's award.

 

Can the early prototype version of a conspiracy theory win the annual award?   If so, here's a sneak peek at one in the "mockup" stage at the Amalgamated Factory:   Could the Occupy Movement be a covert effort to provide easy maintenance inmates for the privatized prison industry?

 

Here's how the conspiracy theory lunatics would see it:   the folks who get arrested for "trespassing" can be charged with either simple trespass (which is a misdemeanor and usual ends with a fine or forfeiture of bail) or it could be criminal trespass which can mean getting a lawyer, having a trial, and getting a prison sentence.   If you were running a privatized prison which would you prefer to use to stock up your facility:   either hardened criminals or inept protesters who advocate non-violence?  

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Be careful analyzing this concept because if you don't "get your mind right, Luke;" you run the risk of becoming a newly baptized lunatic conspiracy theorist and thereby insure that all the other regular listeners to Uncle Rushbo will laugh at you.    

 

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