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NJCher Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Jan-12-08 12:02 PM
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77. Europe vs. U.S.
My husband travels regularly to Europe, particularly France, Spain, Italy, and Switzerland. When he is home, he is in and out of NY about every other day or evening. He says the restaurants in Europe are empty and the restauranteurs are crying the blues. He says they have other foreign customers but nobody spends like an American.

They have truly killed the goose that laid the golden egg: the U.S. middle class.

The restaurants in NY are full, though--with citizens from the UK, Netherlands, etc.

I also saw a report about how many of the reporters covering the U.S. election are from foreign countries. Why? Because after two terms of bush, these countries know how important the affairs of America are in their own economy.

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  -US corporate elite fear Edwards ursi  Jan-11-08 10:18 PM   #0 
  - Now there's an epiphany  Xipe Totec   Jan-11-08 10:20 PM   #1 
  - You think we'll see some jumping out of the windows again? n/t  Fredda Weinberg   Jan-11-08 10:25 PM   #2 
  - We should be so lucky. nt  Sarah Ibarruri   Jan-12-08 09:42 AM   #59 
  - That is why I am for him.  JDPriestly   Jan-11-08 10:26 PM   #4 
  - It's so disheartening that Edwards seems to be  ihavenobias   Jan-12-08 12:02 AM   #19 
  - Are you making telephone calls or walking your precinct or tabling?  JDPriestly   Jan-12-08 12:44 AM   #23 
     - Big thread on this in Gen Discuss here  kelligesq   Jan-12-08 10:12 AM   #63 
     - Wouldn't Donahue of Chamber be shocked recieving 1000's of letters from DU  kelligesq   Jan-12-08 10:35 AM   #69 
        - don't beg, don't plead, don't negotiate  Two Americas   Jan-12-08 03:20 PM   #92 
        - Corporate sponsors need to realize at least one thing...  AntiFascist   Jan-12-08 03:32 PM   #94 
     - I've done some of the second  ihavenobias   Jan-12-08 12:08 PM   #78 
  - Yes the dollar is in free fall but the American people  ikojo   Jan-12-08 08:22 AM   #54 
  - Europe vs. U.S.  NJCher   Jan-12-08 12:02 PM   #77 
  - That's simply bullshit.....tourism is waaaay down!!  Hulk   Jan-12-08 04:29 PM   #100 
  - That's why I am for him as well. Also, even if not elected, he brought the issue into the open!!!  Sarah Ibarruri   Jan-12-08 09:42 AM   #60 
  - K&R, and great response! n/t  AntiFascist   Jan-12-08 03:23 PM   #93 
  - Well, he must have had a change of heart ...  Gonnuts   Jan-12-08 11:31 AM   #75 
  - you make a good point here  Two Americas   Jan-12-08 03:05 PM   #91 
     - Benefit of doubt  Gonnuts   Jan-12-08 06:01 PM   #104 
  - Though its been said many times before......  ooglymoogly   Jan-12-08 01:25 PM   #81 
  - Can't get a better endorsement than that!! (n/t)  Triana   Jan-11-08 10:25 PM   #3 
  - Totally! Which is why HIllary's my LAST choice, Obama my 3rd..  Impeachment_Monkey   Jan-12-08 12:35 AM   #22 
     - this means so much to me.  stickernation   Jan-12-08 04:13 AM   #38 
     - Your thoughts are my thoughts on this  ooglymoogly   Jan-13-08 03:16 PM   #114 
  - Link?  TacticalPeek   Jan-11-08 10:29 PM   #5 
  - Link: :-)  Rhiannon12866   Jan-11-08 10:39 PM   #8 
     - Thanks.  TacticalPeek   Jan-11-08 10:54 PM   #10 
        - You're more than welcome.  Rhiannon12866   Jan-11-08 11:49 PM   #17 
  - I'm so glad someone has them worried.  The Backlash Cometh   Jan-11-08 10:34 PM   #6 
  - Delegates: Edwards has 18, Hillary 24, Obama 25  UpInArms   Jan-11-08 10:37 PM   #7 
  - great post!  medeak   Jan-12-08 12:29 AM   #21 
  - Thanks. Are you tabling, calling, walking your precinct?  JDPriestly   Jan-12-08 12:45 AM   #24 
  - I Am And Taking My Daughter With Me  Binka   Jan-12-08 04:00 AM   #37 
     - She is beautiful.... So glad that you are showing her the ropes.  midnight   Jan-12-08 05:29 AM   #42 
     - Hi ya Binka!  leftchick   Jan-12-08 07:19 AM   #47 
     - That's how old I was when my mom took me to walk with her  sfexpat2000   Jan-12-08 10:14 AM   #64 
  - Don't forget the SuperDelegates  tanstaafl   Jan-12-08 07:20 AM   #48 
  - Go John! Keep Beating that Populist Drum! Put THE FEAR into these greedy bastards..  paparush   Jan-11-08 10:41 PM   #9 
  - Did you see this? Nat'l Chamber of Comm. vows to "punish populist anti-corporate" talk  Impeachment_Monkey   Jan-12-08 12:47 AM   #25 
     - I did see that...the ugly face of Corporatocracy rears its ugly head.  paparush   Jan-12-08 07:47 AM   #51 
        - The corporate media promotes "hope" and "tears" - and so-called Progressives fall in line  zazzle   Jan-12-08 01:33 PM   #82 
  - I'm behind John all the way!  balantz   Jan-11-08 11:13 PM   #11 
  - Same here.  Blue State Native   Jan-12-08 07:44 AM   #50 
  - That won't make it to print here  vanboggie   Jan-11-08 11:23 PM   #12 
  - the pendulum is swinging your way John! n/t  medeak   Jan-11-08 11:26 PM   #13 
  - Need someone to break the military industrial relationship?  rockybelt   Jan-11-08 11:27 PM   #14 
  - That ticket would be some sweet fruit  harun   Jan-11-08 11:32 PM   #15 
     - Fantastic Post!!!!!  lisainmilo   Jan-11-08 11:46 PM   #16 
  - Is Reuters putting this in the US press or is this still just in the Guardian?  McCamy Taylor   Jan-11-08 11:52 PM   #18 
  - I did find it on a non-UK link of Reuters  ursi   Jan-12-08 01:11 AM   #28 
  - Originally in LATimes & big thread on it here in Gen Disc  kelligesq   Jan-12-08 10:07 AM   #62 
     - Corporate media promotes Corporate Democrats - Obama & Hillary supporters fall for it  zazzle   Jan-12-08 01:35 PM   #83 
  - Be afraid, fascists, be very afraid...  vmaus   Jan-12-08 12:12 AM   #20 
  - Nat'l Chamber of Com to Edwards: "We'll punish you, we'll bite you in the butt til you bleed"  Impeachment_Monkey   Jan-12-08 12:51 AM   #26 
  - Now THAT'S an endorsement I can live with. n/t  asdjrocky   Jan-12-08 01:08 AM   #27 
  - K&R...  ngGale   Jan-12-08 01:24 AM   #29 
  - Yeah, the corporations fear him so much they invited him to the Bilderberg meeting  Dover   Jan-12-08 01:28 AM   #30 
  - I don't see why a rich man can't stick up for the poor?  ursi   Jan-12-08 01:31 AM   #31 
  - Lol!........that's rich...n/t  Dover   Jan-12-08 01:33 AM   #32 
  - Do You Have Something Against the Rich Helping the Poor?  fascisthunter   Jan-12-08 11:34 AM   #76 
  - Edwards wasn't always rich.  onager   Jan-12-08 02:42 AM   #34 
     - Let me ask you this:  Dover   Jan-12-08 03:04 AM   #36 
        - Edwards was invited to Bilderberg to debate Ralph Reed.  stickernation   Jan-12-08 04:17 AM   #39 
        - Oh, that explains it then. Got a transcript of that incredible debate?  Dover   Jan-12-08 04:47 AM   #41 
           - Well, if I were running for president I would accept the invitation...  AntiFascist   Jan-12-08 03:53 PM   #97 
        - Well, ask yourself A & B  Plucketeer   Jan-12-08 11:04 AM   #73 
  - JFK & RFK had big houses too. nt  Impeachment_Monkey   Jan-12-08 04:29 AM   #40 
  - What do you think Bilderberg is?  NCevilDUer   Jan-12-08 10:45 AM   #70 
  - Welcome to the pile. nt  ToeBot   Jan-12-08 08:14 PM   #108 
  - Typical ... R&K [n\t]  Nutmegger   Jan-12-08 02:03 AM   #33 
  - Super KICK n/t  themartyred   Jan-12-08 02:47 AM   #35 
  - Edwards is NOT a threat to responsible businesses!!  annabanana   Jan-12-08 06:22 AM   #43 
  - annabanana, this needs to be said more and more. John is  mother earth   Jan-12-08 09:21 PM   #111 
  - Remembering Edwards chatting with Hillary. Get Kucinich out of here.  cyclezealot   Jan-12-08 06:28 AM   #44 
  - The full quotation of Martin Niemoeller  noel711   Jan-12-08 02:28 PM   #89 
  - So I say those three , up on the stage  cyclezealot   Jan-12-08 03:53 PM   #98 
  - You are wrong, This is not an Edwards issue, ask your own  mother earth   Jan-13-08 09:37 AM   #113 
  - K & R  Omaha Steve   Jan-12-08 06:43 AM   #45 
  - I think we all knew this already  liberal N proud   Jan-12-08 06:48 AM   #46 
  - If the fascist hate him, then he's my choice  santamargarita   Jan-12-08 07:30 AM   #49 
  - Who is really protecting your interests?  paparush   Jan-12-08 07:52 AM   #52 
  - Do The Hedge Funds Specializing In Predatory Lending Fear Edwards?  MannyGoldstein   Jan-12-08 08:21 AM   #53 
  - He made millions suing for injured plaintiffs, have to invest it somewhere for interest  kelligesq   Jan-12-08 10:46 AM   #71 
     - A. He Was Their Employee  MannyGoldstein   Jan-12-08 12:26 PM   #80 
  - The "Wealthy " Knock Is Ridiculous  colsohlibgal   Jan-12-08 08:53 AM   #55 
  - Does anyone think that...  7horses   Jan-12-08 10:34 AM   #68 
  - you know i don't know why people won't vote for John Edwards  focusfan   Jan-12-08 09:25 AM   #56 
  - They are voting for him but corporate news wont give him equal publicity..  kelligesq   Jan-12-08 10:50 AM   #72 
     - I never fell under Obama's spell --- Go Edwards!  zazzle   Jan-12-08 01:38 PM   #84 
  - Wake up, sheeple!  stillrockin   Jan-12-08 09:34 AM   #57 
  - DUH! And what's the reason this country is suffering today? Corporations.  Sarah Ibarruri   Jan-12-08 09:41 AM   #58 
  - What else do we need to know? n/t  Orsino   Jan-12-08 09:52 AM   #61 
  - If Edwards does poorly in South Carolina  pjt7   Jan-12-08 10:19 AM   #65 
     - Or VP.  Orsino   Jan-12-08 10:29 AM   #66 
        - Edwards needs to be Attorney General if not President!  ursi   Jan-12-08 03:56 PM   #99 
  - That's why...  7horses   Jan-12-08 10:29 AM   #67 
  - Wake Up America!  TheGoldenRule   Jan-12-08 11:29 AM   #74 
  - the casino moguls for Hillary in NV are coming UNGLUED over the Culinary Union endorsement for Obama  ursi   Jan-12-08 12:24 PM   #79 
  - Union bosses sold out for Obama!  zazzle   Jan-12-08 01:43 PM   #85 
  - Go, Johnny, GO!!!  AzDar   Jan-12-08 01:48 PM   #86 
  - That is why the **** media placed him in 2nd tier really fast  Acadia Blue   Jan-12-08 01:50 PM   #87 
  - There is no corporate elite in our country. We're a classless society.  ryanmuegge   Jan-12-08 01:55 PM   #88 
  - yes  Two Americas   Jan-12-08 03:35 PM   #95 
  - Proud to be K&R number 80  Spiffarino   Jan-12-08 02:56 PM   #90 
  - proof positive that the media and corporations don't want a president for the people  ursi   Jan-12-08 03:48 PM   #96 
     - Naturally. The people scare them.  Spiffarino   Jan-12-08 05:15 PM   #102 
  - K&R!!!!  smokey nj   Jan-12-08 05:04 PM   #101 
  - Lawrence O'Donnell persuaded the Huffington Post to publish his hit piece but he works for MSNBC  McCamy Taylor   Jan-12-08 05:48 PM   #103 
  - I have no sympathy for the corporate elite.  eib1   Jan-12-08 06:11 PM   #105 
  - As They Should. n/t  OhioChick   Jan-12-08 06:55 PM   #106 
  - Hey, John--invoke Eisenhower and the military industrial complex !  Gloria   Jan-12-08 07:35 PM   #107 
  - Is my gut analysis close here?  chknltl   Jan-12-08 08:42 PM   #109 
  - Is Edwards still in the race?  GeniusLib   Jan-12-08 09:19 PM   #110 
     - Of course, we have had only two states voting. What kind of comment is that? nm  rhett o rick   Jan-12-08 10:22 PM   #112 

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