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reprobate Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Sep-16-05 11:32 PM
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6. Why would anyone expect a Bush led operation to be successful?
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After all, this throwback has NEVER run a successful operation or business on his own without being bailed out by his Daddy's friends.

Why would his administration be any different? So far it has not done anything right. Oh, yeah, I forgot about Iraq. What a success!
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  -Poll: Katrina showed Canada U.S. poverty sabra  Sep-16-05 10:30 PM   #0 
  - Very interesting  barb162   Sep-16-05 10:39 PM   #1 
  - The reason it's so startling to some Canadians  Maple   Sep-16-05 10:46 PM   #2 
  - Some of the poor urban areas shown in the footage  barb162   Sep-17-05 10:08 AM   #17 
  - Yep  shrike   Sep-18-05 10:34 AM   #62 
  - I wasn't surprised......  Darth_Kitten   Sep-17-05 08:25 PM   #47 
  - wow  Blue_Tires   Sep-17-05 11:24 PM   #55 
  - Why would anyone expect a Bush led operation to be successful?  reprobate   Sep-16-05 11:32 PM   #6 
  - Because any PM of ours  Maple   Sep-16-05 11:54 PM   #7 
  - I think it IS the media influence, as you said, TV, movies, etc.  raccoon   Sep-17-05 10:14 AM   #18 
  - I guess that's the same (ratio speaking) in Canada  StrafingMoose   Sep-17-05 03:49 PM   #20 
  - I'm saddened...  Wrinkle_In_Time   Sep-16-05 10:59 PM   #3 
  - it's not that we weren't aware of it  Pierre Trudeau   Sep-16-05 11:01 PM   #4 
  - did you stop going to the US because of us?  barb162   Sep-17-05 12:00 AM   #8 
     - actually it was the Abu Ghraib revelations  Pierre Trudeau   Sep-17-05 12:13 AM   #9 
        - You know how close the last two elections were.  barb162   Sep-17-05 12:32 AM   #10 
        - The country is NOT shifting to the right  Erika   Sep-17-05 01:49 AM   #12 
        - Oh, observations from people like Jimmy Carter etal  barb162   Sep-17-05 09:44 AM   #15 
        - Nixon was a dishonest thug  drummo   Sep-17-05 06:34 PM   #21 
        - How sad. W at least acknowledged racial inequality  Erika   Sep-17-05 01:47 AM   #11 
        - Bush wasn't re-elected  melody   Sep-17-05 04:55 AM   #14 
  - Surprise, Surprise...  catnhatnh   Sep-16-05 11:07 PM   #5 
  - well, they are right  Robert Oak   Sep-17-05 02:42 AM   #13 
  - HI. People have been voting against their economic interests  barb162   Sep-17-05 10:00 AM   #16 
  - don't ya know  Robert Oak   Sep-17-05 03:47 PM   #19 
     - I remember Kerry making that error  barb162   Sep-18-05 05:38 PM   #102 
  - absolutely! the most effective engine we had for escaping poverty...  NorthernSpy   Sep-17-05 06:36 PM   #22 
     - There isn't any 'plot'  Maple   Sep-17-05 06:48 PM   #23 
        - I agree, there is no plot, it is much more simple than that  Spazito   Sep-17-05 06:56 PM   #24 
        - That doesn't happen either  Maple   Sep-17-05 06:59 PM   #25 
           - reality: these "free market" schemes have harmed the working class  NorthernSpy   Sep-17-05 07:53 PM   #27 
           - Reality: there is no longer a 'working class'  Maple   Sep-17-05 07:54 PM   #28 
              - I live among working class people  NorthernSpy   Sep-17-05 07:58 PM   #33 
                 - Good for you  Maple   Sep-17-05 07:59 PM   #35 
                    - if they're the last generation, then the generations to follow...  NorthernSpy   Sep-17-05 08:03 PM   #37 
                       - There won't be 'generations to follow'  Maple   Sep-17-05 08:11 PM   #40 
                          - "The Knowledge age doesn't have a working class"  Blue_Tires   Sep-17-05 11:31 PM   #56 
                          - A Knowledge age  Maple   Sep-17-05 11:38 PM   #57 
                             - so while robots do the handwork, and computers do the headwork...  NorthernSpy   Sep-18-05 04:08 AM   #58 
                             - They will be knowledge workers  Maple   Sep-18-05 11:14 AM   #66 
                                - I think that's a lot of hooey  NorthernSpy   Sep-18-05 11:34 AM   #76 
                                   - Well stop the world  Maple   Sep-18-05 11:37 AM   #77 
                                      - yeah, people used to laugh at the idea of robots replacing line workers...  NorthernSpy   Sep-18-05 11:55 AM   #80 
                                         - Robots have replaced people  Maple   Sep-18-05 12:41 PM   #85 
                                         - why? cause they have no soul?  NorthernSpy   Sep-18-05 05:24 PM   #96 
                                         - LOL yeah, that would be it  Maple   Sep-18-05 05:31 PM   #98 
                             - That's ideological BS n/t  malaise   Sep-18-05 10:56 AM   #65 
                                - Politics is ideological  Maple   Sep-18-05 11:14 AM   #67 
                          - Actually, they do  shrike   Sep-18-05 10:46 AM   #64 
                             - Being a doctor  Maple   Sep-18-05 11:16 AM   #68 
                                - My point was  shrike   Sep-19-05 09:48 AM   #114 
           - And fanatical adherence to the belief of the 'benign' corporations  Spazito   Sep-17-05 07:56 PM   #30 
              - Economics should be mandatory  Maple   Sep-17-05 07:57 PM   #32 
                 - YOUR economics is just the promotion of YOUR interests  NorthernSpy   Sep-17-05 08:00 PM   #36 
                 - Economics is a standard subject  Maple   Sep-17-05 08:10 PM   #39 
                    - now here's where I start laughing...  NorthernSpy   Sep-18-05 04:25 AM   #61 
                       - Then I gather  Maple   Sep-18-05 11:17 AM   #69 
                          - I know enough about economics...  NorthernSpy   Sep-18-05 12:09 PM   #82 
                             - Tell that to your banker  Maple   Sep-18-05 12:42 PM   #86 
                                - I don't believe in buying on credit  NorthernSpy   Sep-18-05 05:28 PM   #97 
                                   - Then don't  Maple   Sep-18-05 05:33 PM   #99 
                                      - Ah! You're using the word "economics" to mean two different things...  NorthernSpy   Sep-18-05 06:01 PM   #104 
                                         - It only has one meaning I'm afraid  Maple   Sep-18-05 08:35 PM   #107 
                 - Actually, I am well schooled in economics, the difference is my schooling  Spazito   Sep-17-05 08:12 PM   #42 
                    - Doubtful  Maple   Sep-17-05 08:13 PM   #43 
                       - Therein lies your philosophy, or rather, lack of  Spazito   Sep-17-05 08:15 PM   #44 
                          - Numbers is numbers I'm afraid  Maple   Sep-17-05 08:16 PM   #45 
                             - I have little doubt you subscribe to "Greed is good" as the antidote  Spazito   Sep-17-05 08:25 PM   #46 
                                - Marx died in 1883  Maple   Sep-17-05 08:27 PM   #48 
                                   - Actually, I find the personal attacks less than endearing  Spazito   Sep-17-05 08:46 PM   #49 
                                      - You have confused  Maple   Sep-17-05 08:52 PM   #50 
                                         - ROFL, just ROFL  Spazito   Sep-17-05 08:57 PM   #51 
                                         - ROFL all you want  Maple   Sep-17-05 08:58 PM   #52 
                                         - but your globalist fait accompli IS "going away" in Venezuela...  NorthernSpy   Sep-18-05 04:14 AM   #59 
                                            - That has nothing to do  Maple   Sep-18-05 11:18 AM   #70 
                                               - sigh...  NorthernSpy   Sep-18-05 11:24 AM   #73 
                                                  - Stay with me for a moment here  Maple   Sep-18-05 11:32 AM   #75 
                                                  - actually, strong protectionism built America into a world power  NorthernSpy   Sep-18-05 11:48 AM   #78 
                                                  - Actually it caused the Depression  Maple   Sep-18-05 11:54 AM   #79 
                                                  - the world itself is a limited market  NorthernSpy   Sep-18-05 12:05 PM   #81 
                                                  - Guess we'll have to open markets on Mars then eh?  Maple   Sep-18-05 12:45 PM   #87 
                                                  - ha!  NorthernSpy   Sep-18-05 05:15 PM   #93 
                                                  - No, didn't say that  Maple   Sep-18-05 05:21 PM   #94 
                                                  - try new products!  NorthernSpy   Sep-18-05 05:33 PM   #100 
                                                  - He says as he uses a computer  Maple   Sep-18-05 08:37 PM   #108 
        - please -- people still need stuff, and stuff is still made in factories...  NorthernSpy   Sep-17-05 07:50 PM   #26 
           - Really?  Maple   Sep-17-05 07:56 PM   #29 
           - ... and yes, I know that the actual buildings themselves were not moved...  NorthernSpy   Sep-17-05 07:57 PM   #31 
              - Who said they were??  Maple   Sep-17-05 07:58 PM   #34 
                 - just anticipating your next snotty remark...  NorthernSpy   Sep-17-05 08:05 PM   #38 
                    - Everything evolves...including economics  Maple   Sep-17-05 08:12 PM   #41 
                    - ... except that pointing out the snotty tone of your commentary...  NorthernSpy   Sep-18-05 04:18 AM   #60 
                       - Your feelings  Maple   Sep-18-05 11:19 AM   #71 
                          - you aren't offering "straight forward commentary"...  NorthernSpy   Sep-18-05 12:25 PM   #84 
                             - I'm afraid it is  Maple   Sep-18-05 12:46 PM   #88 
                    - Just do like I do, put em on ignore.  genieroze   Sep-17-05 10:54 PM   #53 
                       - Covering your ears is rarely useful  Maple   Sep-17-05 10:57 PM   #54 
                          - You have a point, Maple  shrike   Sep-18-05 10:42 AM   #63 
                             - Many people don't...that's true  Maple   Sep-18-05 11:22 AM   #72 
                                - and it wouldn't matter if they had...  NorthernSpy   Sep-18-05 12:16 PM   #83 
                                - Mmmm yes  Maple   Sep-18-05 12:47 PM   #89 
                                   - nuh-uh...  NorthernSpy   Sep-18-05 05:03 PM   #92 
                                      - I work with it everyday  Maple   Sep-18-05 05:24 PM   #95 
                                         - nope -- I wanna hear it from your lips...  NorthernSpy   Sep-18-05 05:37 PM   #101 
                                            - LOL no you don't  Maple   Sep-18-05 08:39 PM   #109 
                                - Guess we have a different notion of what constitutes labor  shrike   Sep-19-05 09:51 AM   #115 
  - We don't have quite  GayCanuck   Sep-18-05 11:31 AM   #74 
  - welcome to DU!!  Blue_Tires   Sep-18-05 03:40 PM   #91 
  - I know a Canadian couple, she was a contract nurse....  Neshanic   Sep-18-05 01:18 PM   #90 
  - Probably a dumb question/statement, but I assume Canada  IndyJones   Sep-18-05 05:59 PM   #103 
  - Poor? Yes, Canada has poor people  Maple   Sep-18-05 08:40 PM   #111 
  - I will give you a more realistic answer  arikara   Sep-19-05 01:51 PM   #119 
     - and also, there are many aboriginal communities with high poverty rates  Lisa   Sep-19-05 02:27 PM   #120 
     - I agree  Maple   Sep-19-05 02:58 PM   #122 
     - Call centres are not knowledge jobs  Maple   Sep-19-05 02:53 PM   #121 
        - I wanted to respond to this yesterday but Shaw quit on me  arikara   Sep-20-05 12:46 PM   #123 
  - FEMA blocked evacuation aid and relief aid in New Orleans: Summary  philb   Sep-18-05 06:06 PM   #105 
  - If Toronto's Center City was flooded there would be a lot of poverty  TheDonkey   Sep-18-05 06:33 PM   #106 
  - Except there is housing for them  Maple   Sep-18-05 08:42 PM   #112 
  - when will they feel sorry enough to let us move there.  greblc   Sep-18-05 08:39 PM   #110 
  - If it was up to me....  Maple   Sep-18-05 08:42 PM   #113 
  - Theres an underbelly in small rural towns all over the US also  Mari333   Sep-19-05 10:00 AM   #116 
  - "54 percent, believe the government of Prime Minister Paul Martin ...  Tight_rope   Sep-19-05 11:02 AM   #117 
     - My cat's government would have been more effective  DesertedRose   Sep-19-05 11:08 AM   #118 
 

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