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Deja Q Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Feb-01-09 03:58 PM
Response to Reply #116
118. We elected Obama to represent us. Let's see what he does.
So far, so good - he has openly shamed the greedy little sods for what they have done.

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  -AP Investigation: Banks sought foreign workers BobRossi  Feb-01-09 05:57 AM   #0 
  - This should be front page of every paper.  kywildcat   Feb-01-09 06:16 AM   #1 
  - The Planned Collapse of America --Must NOT see TV  Jambalaya   Feb-01-09 02:34 PM   #101 
     - Thanks for the link to online journal, Jambalaya. That is some seriously scary shit.  bertman   Feb-01-09 08:28 PM   #129 
  - What Would You Guess That Reflects On?  NashVegas   Feb-01-09 06:17 AM   #2 
  - I'd like more information  Sanity Claws   Feb-01-09 06:45 AM   #5 
  - Is this why CITI needed a new airplane?  Downwinder   Feb-01-09 07:19 AM   #9 
  - many of the big firms are sending work overseas  kywildcat   Feb-01-09 06:46 AM   #6 
  - and as the economy weakens  TheEuclideanOne   Feb-01-09 08:05 AM   #16 
  - Depends on locale. 91k is a pittance in NY.  HughBeaumont   Feb-01-09 07:19 AM   #10 
  - I beg to differ...91K within a 120 mile radius of NYC will NOT buy you any appartment/condo  ElsewheresDaughter   Feb-01-09 07:29 AM   #12 
  - Not anymore. Doubt that would even buy you a shack.  closeupready   Feb-01-09 09:14 AM   #29 
  - I believe the poster meant allow you to qualify for mortgage/rental agreement.  geckosfeet   Feb-01-09 10:48 AM   #62 
  - wow... that's insane. nt  Night_Nurse   Feb-01-09 01:02 PM   #89 
  - my brother makes 90k  druidity33   Feb-01-09 09:14 PM   #130 
  - In DC it's not a lot of money either  MikeE   Feb-01-09 08:48 AM   #20 
     - Within commuting distance of D.C. it's a lot money.  Waiting For Everyman   Feb-01-09 09:50 AM   #38 
        - True, but...  MikeE   Feb-01-09 10:32 AM   #56 
           - They could "offshore" an office to NJ or MD/VA instead of India.  Waiting For Everyman   Feb-01-09 10:42 AM   #60 
  - Believe me, I understand your anger. I feel the same way toward all  acmavm   Feb-01-09 08:07 AM   #18 
  - I love you too, but let's get this straight...  hootinholler   Feb-01-09 08:57 AM   #25 
  - When the steel mills shut down, where were you? When manufacturing  acmavm   Feb-01-09 09:20 AM   #30 
  - You're right, and family farmers got hit early-on too.  Waiting For Everyman   Feb-01-09 09:54 AM   #41 
  - OMG yes the did. I am being an ass for not including the family farmer  acmavm   Feb-01-09 09:56 AM   #44 
  - Some of what you say is true; but I WAS in Cleveland when the  InkAddict   Feb-01-09 10:59 AM   #69 
  - oh ...you mean this--->  madrchsod   Feb-01-09 11:18 AM   #71 
  - Yes, that is exactly what I mean.  acmavm   Feb-01-09 11:32 AM   #76 
  - I was in High School when steel was going down  hootinholler   Feb-01-09 02:57 PM   #107 
  - While what you are saying is not totally deniable, the nation has been heavily  defendandprotect   Feb-01-09 06:54 PM   #125 
  - Ah yes... all the techies' fault...  ut oh   Feb-02-09 12:44 AM   #133 
  - Critical mass has arrived - HR. 384, the TARP Reform bill has an outsourcing prohibition measure  leveymg   Feb-01-09 02:32 PM   #100 
     - Thanks for that heads up Mark!  hootinholler   Feb-01-09 03:00 PM   #108 
     - It's a start..... n/t  OhioChick   Feb-01-09 07:38 PM   #127 
  - I lost my "IT" job of 9 years in operations at a telecommunications company  dave29   Feb-01-09 09:21 AM   #32 
  - You go to hell. I'll look around and see if I can find you a road map. I  acmavm   Feb-01-09 09:30 AM   #34 
  - I dealt with maps at my job, brother. Those jobs I saved -- blue collar jobs  dave29   Feb-01-09 09:42 AM   #37 
  - ONE: I am NOT YOUR BROTHER. TWO: Do not discuss 'artist types'  acmavm   Feb-01-09 09:51 AM   #40 
     - here's a link to my album. I put it out right out of college  dave29   Feb-01-09 09:55 AM   #43 
     - 4 comments since 1997? A cross between Tangerine Dream and  acmavm   Feb-01-09 10:00 AM   #46 
     - see who spits on who.  dave29   Feb-01-09 10:02 AM   #48 
        - OMG! I'm being annoyed by the next Kenny G!  acmavm   Feb-01-09 11:55 AM   #80 
     - 4 comments since 1997? A cross between Tangerine Dream and  acmavm   Feb-01-09 10:01 AM   #47 
        - I could care less what you think of the music  dave29   Feb-01-09 10:22 AM   #53 
           - See, here's part of your problem. You think people care what you think of  acmavm   Feb-01-09 10:33 AM   #58 
              - whatever.  dave29   Feb-01-09 10:43 AM   #61 
                 - Case closed.  acmavm   Feb-01-09 10:51 AM   #65 
                    - It is far from closed. Tell me what needs to be done to fix it  dave29   Feb-01-09 10:58 AM   #68 
                    - biggest jerk on the planet, no matter what color of ur collar.  5X   Feb-01-09 12:41 PM   #87 
                    - acmavm , I would just like to say that you have acted like a total presumptuous SOB  w4rma   Feb-01-09 02:28 PM   #99 
                    - Definitely case closed  ut oh   Feb-02-09 01:02 AM   #134 
                       - If you weren't around, then who said it was your fault? Do you feel guilty  acmavm   Feb-02-09 05:10 AM   #136 
                          - No, I too do not feel guilty  ut oh   Feb-03-09 03:45 AM   #139 
     - Well, a slap in the face to me who was in IT and ALWAYS stood up  Azlady   Feb-01-09 11:14 AM   #70 
        - Organic Chinese veggies  kitfalbo   Feb-01-09 12:28 PM   #83 
  - Instead of fighting with one another,  LiberalEsto   Feb-01-09 11:34 AM   #77 
     - You're 100% correct.  OhioChick   Feb-01-09 11:41 AM   #78 
     - Definitely.  Waiting For Everyman   Feb-01-09 12:39 PM   #86 
  - Hi Dave....  CATagious   Feb-01-09 09:54 AM   #42 
     - best of luck to you  dave29   Feb-01-09 10:09 AM   #49 
     - Outsourced too.  kitfalbo   Feb-01-09 12:30 PM   #84 
     - Not if you are hoping to cut your teeth with one of the big firms  kywildcat   Feb-01-09 10:32 AM   #57 
  - I've never been a "whiney" tech person "sitting comfortably" on my ass  OhioChick   Feb-01-09 10:49 AM   #63 
  - Curious, what did you want IT people to do?  Dan   Feb-01-09 12:35 PM   #85 
  - First they came for the blue collar workers, and I did not speak out...  aquart   Feb-01-09 01:06 PM   #90 
  - I am one of those "IT and tech" people and you are right. Both Ms. Greyhound  Greyhound   Feb-01-09 03:17 PM   #111 
  - Nope, not guilt.  Hansel   Feb-01-09 07:43 PM   #128 
     - The poster of this reply didn't blame us for causing this, but pointed out our  Greyhound   Feb-02-09 11:12 AM   #138 
  - Most IT and Tech people don't have a lot of say about  Hansel   Feb-01-09 07:16 PM   #126 
  - Quote:  OhioChick   Feb-01-09 10:40 AM   #59 
  - LOL  Celebration   Feb-01-09 02:16 PM   #95 
     - Well....only 40 lbs. to go. n/t  OhioChick   Feb-01-09 04:58 PM   #122 
  - Then get out your pitchfork.  drm604   Feb-02-09 09:47 AM   #137 
  - I really think this is the end of business as usual on Wall Street.  mwb970   Feb-01-09 06:36 AM   #3 
  - They take our Tax dollars and thumb their noses at us.  fasttense   Feb-01-09 06:38 AM   #4 
  - Lets face it this is the biggest swindle in history and  INdemo   Feb-01-09 10:53 AM   #66 
  - Not only should there be a "buy American" clause in the stimulus package,  Vinca   Feb-01-09 06:50 AM   #7 
  - Great suggestion --- absolutely--!!!  defendandprotect   Feb-01-09 08:50 AM   #21 
  - You're absolutely right. n/t  OhioChick   Feb-01-09 10:56 AM   #67 
  - Nationalization is the answer  nradisic   Feb-01-09 07:12 AM   #8 
  - You ain't seen nothin  edc   Feb-01-09 07:24 AM   #11 
  - Throw these greedy bastards in jail!  mod mom   Feb-01-09 07:45 AM   #13 
  - There were a lot of Indians and Chinese hired by Wall St (I worked on the street)  Lucky Luciano   Feb-01-09 08:00 AM   #14 
  - Hmmmm  edc   Feb-01-09 09:22 AM   #33 
  - Don't blame the banks  TheEuclideanOne   Feb-01-09 08:02 AM   #15 
  - we haven't bailed out the software industry nt.  eilen   Feb-01-09 08:07 AM   #17 
  - Well, you can certainly blame our system of corrupt capitalism . . . greed . . .  defendandprotect   Feb-01-09 08:51 AM   #22 
  - Take public money, get public scrutiny  Bluenorthwest   Feb-01-09 09:35 AM   #36 
  - 12 years ago, my husband was recruited and we came here  Christa   Feb-01-09 08:13 AM   #19 
  - I have seen a documentary that showed how that evidence is easy to circumvent  conspirator   Feb-01-09 08:57 AM   #24 
  - Yes, indeed.  InkAddict   Feb-01-09 10:11 AM   #50 
  - H-1s have been around since the 1950s...  sledgehammer   Feb-01-09 09:13 AM   #28 
  - So, when are you planning to become Americans?  InkAddict   Feb-01-09 09:32 AM   #35 
  - It takes many years for an H-1 worker to become a citizen  varun   Feb-01-09 09:51 AM   #39 
  - We became Amercian citizens 3 years ago  Christa   Feb-03-09 07:53 AM   #140 
  - Those companies lie all the time  LiberalEsto   Feb-01-09 01:53 PM   #92 
     - funny you mention Americans in India  Sen. Walter Sobchak   Feb-01-09 03:37 PM   #113 
     - India firing foreign workers to give jobs to locals  OhioChick   Feb-01-09 04:56 PM   #121 
  - It's all about fucking the middle class. "High paying jobs" ...  conspirator   Feb-01-09 08:54 AM   #23 
  - Wishbone or backbone?  Jambalaya   Feb-01-09 02:43 PM   #104 
  - Lots to be said on this betrayal . . . beginning with Associated Press having  defendandprotect   Feb-01-09 08:57 AM   #26 
  - Began with Reagan  Jambalaya   Feb-01-09 02:14 PM   #94 
  - Mea Culpa  Jambalaya   Feb-01-09 02:18 PM   #96 
  - Well .... yes . . . but Taft Hartley before Reagan . .. done on Truman's watch--!!  defendandprotect   Feb-01-09 06:44 PM   #123 
  - Repub President Eisenhower's Warning re: Corporatocracy  Jambalaya   Feb-01-09 02:24 PM   #97 
     - We're now a bankrupted "Superpower" . . . and "third world America" thanks to GOP -- !!!  defendandprotect   Feb-01-09 06:48 PM   #124 
  - I am unapologetically an America-First! type of girl.  AzDar   Feb-01-09 09:07 AM   #27 
  - Stop Whining  MannyGoldstein   Feb-01-09 09:21 AM   #31 
  - Again ...tax the ever luv'n f*ck out of companies that out source jobs and...  L0oniX   Feb-01-09 09:58 AM   #45 
  - this sh*t needs to STOP NOW...and the money they took ought to be paid back  Triana   Feb-01-09 10:13 AM   #51 
  - Banks sought foreign workers  denin39   Feb-01-09 10:17 AM   #52 
  - MUST READ: HOW CITIBANK ENABLED OFFSHORING STATE JOBS OF 42 STATES.  Waiting For Everyman   Feb-01-09 10:25 AM   #54 
  - Saudis in the Citi  Jambalaya   Feb-01-09 11:31 AM   #75 
     - Bush ,Bandar,and BCCI  Jambalaya   Feb-01-09 11:59 AM   #81 
        - For the roots of the banking ripoffs, there's a terrific old book.  Waiting For Everyman   Feb-01-09 12:11 PM   #82 
           - DING...DING...DING  Jambalaya   Feb-01-09 02:06 PM   #93 
              - Don't forget Jebbie and Broward Federal. n/t  kcass1954   Feb-01-09 02:39 PM   #102 
                 - The Jebster  Jambalaya   Feb-01-09 02:52 PM   #105 
                    - Connell,Rove, and the GOP boys  Jambalaya   Feb-01-09 03:00 PM   #109 
                       - Shadow Government  Jambalaya   Feb-01-09 03:31 PM   #112 
  - Fuck them!  OhioChick   Feb-01-09 10:28 AM   #55 
  - If Obama and Congress don't stop this, we need to march in DC. n/t  antimatter98   Feb-01-09 10:50 AM   #64 
  - Agree n/t  Azlady   Feb-01-09 11:20 AM   #72 
  - "Of the corporation, by the corporation, for the corporation..."  Baby Snooks   Feb-01-09 11:20 AM   #73 
  - Because our banks are owned by foreigners.....  Aviation Pro   Feb-01-09 11:23 AM   #74 
  - So they wreck the job market, while at the same time taking our homes.  Waiting For Everyman   Feb-01-09 11:47 AM   #79 
  - Casino Capitalism  Jambalaya   Feb-01-09 03:47 PM   #115 
  - oooooo when do the lynchings start?  Piewhacket   Feb-01-09 12:54 PM   #88 
  - Republican Rope  Jambalaya   Feb-01-09 02:27 PM   #98 
  - Shocking! Shocking!  wundermaus   Feb-01-09 01:40 PM   #91 
  - Worst.  lonestarnot   Feb-01-09 02:40 PM   #103 
  - Maybe we should add "American" to employee hiring discrimination laws? n/t  NoodleyAppendage   Feb-01-09 02:55 PM   #106 
  - As I said in a couple of other threads on this forum something smells these layoffs were not because  bkkyosemite   Feb-01-09 03:03 PM   #110 
  - Okay, which banks did this? nt  Sarah Ibarruri   Feb-01-09 03:42 PM   #114 
  - So what are we gonna do about this? Any suggestions of real action?  bkkyosemite   Feb-01-09 03:53 PM   #116 
  - We elected Obama to represent us. Let's see what he does.  Deja Q   Feb-01-09 03:58 PM   #118 
     - Yes he shamed them. But what else will happen to the thieves. Probably nothing unless we speak out  bkkyosemite   Feb-01-09 04:31 PM   #119 
  - It never ends.  Deja Q   Feb-01-09 03:56 PM   #117 
  - I'm so sick of these traitors who will screw us with our own tax dollars!  OnionPatch   Feb-01-09 04:48 PM   #120 
  - K&R and  myrna minx   Feb-01-09 10:26 PM   #131 
  - The time has come to Nationalize all Corporations  Optimistic   Feb-01-09 10:27 PM   #132 
  - You are misinformed  tominde   Feb-11-09 10:40 AM   #141 
  - rec. You call 'em traitors.  Why Syzygy   Feb-02-09 04:32 AM   #135 
  - This is misleading  tominde   Feb-11-09 11:28 AM   #142 
 

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