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Pale Blue Dot Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Sep-15-08 07:33 PM
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3. The problem is the ripple effect.
All of the average people who served these assholes lunch, dry cleaned their clothes, parked their cars, etc., they're all going to lose their jobs too.

People focus on the fat cats, but this is one instance where "trickle down" really does apply.
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  -NY gov sees Wall St losing up to 40,000 jobs UpInArms  Sep-15-08 07:26 PM   #0 
  - Most of those guys thought it would last forever, too,  Warpy   Sep-15-08 07:30 PM   #1 
  - Greed, it couldn't happen to a nicer bunch of folks.  sarcasmo   Sep-15-08 07:31 PM   #2 
  - The problem is the ripple effect.  Finnfan   Sep-15-08 07:33 PM   #3 
  - correct  Skittles   Sep-15-08 07:39 PM   #4 
  - Your right. The Trickle Theory holds little water, but in these cases absolutely.  trthnd4jstc   Sep-15-08 07:41 PM   #6 
  - Wrong answer.  tinrobot   Sep-15-08 07:41 PM   #5 
     - Well, then, I guess we'd better keep proppin' up Wall St.  Tansy_Gold   Sep-15-08 07:46 PM   #8 
     - thanks for the effort :)  unblock   Sep-15-08 08:06 PM   #11 
     - It's amazing isn't it?  WriteDown   Sep-16-08 07:16 AM   #20 
        - right. the problem is rarely the company; it's the way the company is run  unblock   Sep-16-08 09:02 AM   #22 
     - It was just redistribution  laptoprepairguy   Sep-15-08 10:33 PM   #12 
     - Its ALL connected, thats what I have been saying for years.  8643   Sep-16-08 08:42 AM   #21 
        - Apparently...  WriteDown   Sep-16-08 09:02 AM   #23 
  - They're gonna be surprised when they can't get a job picking lettuce for $50/hr.  WakeMeUp   Sep-15-08 07:41 PM   #7 
  - you know, i was feeling kind of sorry for them, but you are right-  jakem   Sep-16-08 06:57 AM   #19 
  - A drop in the bucket, just another days work for the republican job destroying machine....  GreenTea   Sep-15-08 07:52 PM   #9 
  - they did`t feel sorry for all the people they helped to fuck over  madrchsod   Sep-15-08 07:54 PM   #10 
  - 25,000 jobs to be cut from Hewlet Packard  libodem   Sep-15-08 11:03 PM   #13 
  - NY Governor Allows AIG To Use $20B Of Subsidiary Company Assets To Stay In Business  Purveyor   Sep-16-08 06:52 AM   #14 
     - You know, I have no idea whether this is a good idea or a bad idea,  hedgehog   Sep-16-08 06:52 AM   #15 
     - Key statement: I would expect they will be able to meet their claims," Gallant said.  Blaze Diem   Sep-16-08 06:52 AM   #16 
        - This gives them what they need most..Time..umm sure. That's what Lehmen  Blaze Diem   Sep-16-08 06:52 AM   #17 
           - Time only matters if it allows you to find the bottom  lapfog_1   Sep-16-08 06:52 AM   #18 

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