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nobodyspecial Donating Member (309 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Dec-09-11 04:39 PM
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16. Poverty is the new black around here
If you aren't homeless, go to a real grocery store and own a vehicle, you are living the life of Riley. They wear their misery as a badge of honor and attack anyone who achieves a modicum of comfort.

I'm quite poor right now but I don't use it as a club to bludgeon other people with. All this talk of class warfare is crap when people who are doing just a little bit better than misery are attacked. Yeah, you and your $30,000 salary are the elite. hahaha
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  -Hill staffers fired in Twitter flap Freddie Stubbs  Dec-09-11 07:55 AM   #0 
  - I've worked for some crazy bosses, but would I diss them  ChairmanAgnostic   Dec-09-11 07:57 AM   #1 
  - Is it possible the tweets were performance art and were not genuine reflections of behavior/actions?  LonePirate   Dec-09-11 07:59 AM   #2 
  - Not a bad argument, but doubtful.  TBF   Dec-09-11 08:09 AM   #3 
  - Sounds like you were one of the Mad Men  HereSince1628   Dec-09-11 08:14 AM   #4 
  - Special treats? Hardly  Freddie Stubbs   Dec-09-11 08:42 AM   #5 
     - Special treat as in special rules...  HereSince1628   Dec-09-11 08:52 AM   #6 
        - If being an overworked 20-something making less than $30,000 makes you an elite, then  Freddie Stubbs   Dec-09-11 09:16 AM   #8 
        - Poverty is the new black around here  nobodyspecial   Dec-09-11 04:39 PM   #16 
        - My dad was a grad school professor  onenote   Dec-09-11 01:38 PM   #12 
           - Yes, I'm actually surprised at the number of elites out there.  HereSince1628   Dec-09-11 04:09 PM   #15 
  - "When I used to work on the Hill" ...... Ahhh I see. I get it now. nt  Guy Whitey Corngood   Dec-09-11 09:06 AM   #7 
  - Maybe it should be "UNDER the Hill."  Judi Lynn   Dec-09-11 02:01 PM   #14 
  - The frontal lobe of the average person isn't fully developed until around the age of 26...  Javaman   Dec-09-11 11:45 AM   #9 
  - hopefully, they've got a parent that explained some things to them  SemperEadem   Dec-09-11 01:32 PM   #11 
  - it was probably their connected parents that got them the jobs. LOL nt  Javaman   Dec-09-11 09:35 PM   #18 
     - LOL--you're probably right on target there  SemperEadem   Dec-10-11 10:54 AM   #21 
  - agreed; but that's for females. males like me: we don't develop any sense of maturity,  marasinghe   Dec-09-11 10:41 PM   #20 
  - it was plain stupid of them  SemperEadem   Dec-09-11 01:28 PM   #10 
  - Yes they were. But blaming the "Capitol Hill Culture"?  onenote   Dec-09-11 01:40 PM   #13 
  - Would it have been ok if no one had learned of it?  Islandlife   Dec-09-11 09:29 PM   #17 
  - Reminiscent of Wonkette - send them packing. There's no shortage  24601   Dec-09-11 10:21 PM   #19 

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