OCCUPIERS’ IDEAS POOR GAMBLE

By PATRICK M. COVERT

(BUFFALO, N.Y.)–Ever since the “Occupy” movement started my reaction has been one eye roll after another.  The concept, I suppose, is that 99 percent of the world’s wealth is controlled by one percent of the population, and these protestors say “no fair.” 

I guess no one told “Occupiers” life is not fair.  These people say they have a right to happiness.  I would remind them that they have a right to the “pursuit of happiness.”

Our Nation is a meritocracy, built around capitalism.  Our best and brightest are able to keep the big wheel spinning because of the promise of compensation. … Read More