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Cocoa Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Sep-19-05 07:32 PM
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Helen Thomas doesn't beat around the bush
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Q If he was so bold, why do we have 37 million people living below the poverty line?

MR. McCLELLAN: Well, do you want me to go back and talk about the economy?

Q I mean, if his policies are so great.

MR. McCLELLAN: I'll be glad to go -- more Americans are working than ever before, Helen. We've --

Q Thirty-seven million below the poverty --
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  -Helen Thomas doesn't beat around the bush Cocoa  Sep-19-05 07:32 PM   #0 
  - go to the back row Helen.....n/t  jedr   Sep-19-05 07:35 PM   #1 
  - More Americans are working than ever before/correct statement  Carni   Sep-19-05 07:35 PM   #2 
  - And there are more Americans than ever before.  abluelady   Sep-19-05 07:37 PM   #4 
  - or in the event of a disaster. less than 5 bucks an hour. if...  bullimiami   Sep-19-05 07:37 PM   #5 
     - More people are working ..Bulls#@$%.............  INdemo   Sep-19-05 09:56 PM   #21 
  - Thanks, Helen Thomas! I  zidzi   Sep-19-05 07:35 PM   #3 
  - Hey Scottie - sure more Americans are working . . . if you just talk  ET Awful   Sep-19-05 07:38 PM   #6 
  - Another example of "creative" corporacrat accounting!!!  Just Me   Sep-19-05 08:20 PM   #13 
  - If an American is working two jobs to make ends meet  0007   Sep-19-05 07:44 PM   #7 
  - Well, two jobs is (are) two jobs...  karlrschneider   Sep-19-05 08:15 PM   #11 
     - ..two jobs held by one is counted as two persons working?  0007   Sep-19-05 08:18 PM   #12 
        - Actually, I have no idea...was being snarky.  karlrschneider   Sep-19-05 08:45 PM   #15 
           - You little whipper snapper, I get jokey myself every now and then!  0007   Sep-19-05 09:40 PM   #18 
  - dog vomit on you Scotty boy  CountAllVotes   Sep-19-05 07:46 PM   #8 
  - 'More Americans are working than ever before...' when? Does  Blue State Native   Sep-19-05 07:51 PM   #9 
  - Actually, I believe that's true. But there are more people than ever befor  chaska   Sep-19-05 09:50 PM   #19 
  - Like Detergent, new-er and bolder? Bush has "bold ones"  WillYourVoteBCounted   Sep-19-05 08:12 PM   #10 
  - She doesn't beat "Around the Bush" She smacks him upside his pointy head.  alphafemale   Sep-19-05 08:22 PM   #14 
  - Who in the hell let Helen in?  Lefty48197   Sep-19-05 09:31 PM   #16 
  - Helen Thomas is a national treasure  JulieRB   Sep-19-05 09:36 PM   #17 
  - Yes, a living national treasure! ... a true profile in courage  Bozita   Sep-19-05 10:07 PM   #22 
  - That's my lady!  in_cog_ni_to   Sep-19-05 09:52 PM   #20 

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