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tomp Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Dec-12-08 10:42 AM
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51. $73/hour may sound like a lot to some...
...but what does it take to make a decent living in the 21st century usa? mortgage, health care, gas, food, school, medical...etc.

If auto workers can't do all that comfortably, there's something wrong with the industry, i.e., the system (i.e., captialist system).
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  -Official Fuck you Harry Reid Thread Jake3463  Dec-11-08 10:59 PM   #0 
  - If we don't remove this fucking coward from leadership, we will definitely lose 2010  Sebastian Doyle   Dec-11-08 11:02 PM   #1 
  - Whiners were saying the same thing about 2008  Freddie Stubbs   Dec-12-08 09:35 AM   #48 
     - Are you supporting Sen Reid, or just griping at the poster? nm  rhett o rick   Dec-12-08 05:09 PM   #77 
  - Recommended  prodn2000   Dec-11-08 11:05 PM   #2 
  - (And, has anyone seen Howard lately?  sfexpat2000   Dec-11-08 11:17 PM   # 
  - I have never been more angry at Harry Reid than I am tonight.  camera__obscura   Dec-11-08 11:08 PM   #3 
  - I'm with you. Harry's gotta go.  InAbLuEsTaTe   Dec-12-08 05:05 AM   #26 
  - What the hell are you guys are talking about?  pettypace   Dec-11-08 11:09 PM   #4 
  - Bailout bill failed in the Senate.  Jake3463   Dec-11-08 11:13 PM   #9 
  - What????? How???? what happened? Link?  AllyCat   Dec-11-08 11:15 PM   #13 
  - yeah, what up? I'm at work and don't see what's happening n/t  AllyCat   Dec-11-08 11:14 PM   #10 
     - Southern Repugs with Foreign Auto Companies  MadMaddie   Dec-12-08 08:30 PM   #89 
        - Truer words were never spoken...  Baby Snooks   Dec-13-08 05:41 AM   #97 
  - Two years to next election ...Democrats should be thinking about that ---  defendandprotect   Dec-11-08 11:09 PM   #5 
  - Agreed. Good-bye and good riddance. Give me Feingold  TOJ   Dec-11-08 11:09 PM   #6 
  - Durbin would be good too  camera__obscura   Dec-11-08 11:11 PM   #8 
  - Feingold has been the leader, he just hasn't had the power! Come on! Put him in charge!  calipendence   Dec-11-08 11:17 PM   #14 
  - He is too soft spoken! I would have railed loudly against each  firedupdem   Dec-11-08 11:11 PM   #7 
  - +1  uponit7771   Dec-12-08 09:24 AM   #39 
  - Hear, hear  JeffR   Dec-11-08 11:14 PM   #11 
  - Yup. I'm not wild about Harry, fer sure.  Birthmark   Dec-11-08 11:15 PM   #12 
  - Fuck him sideways with the Elephant Dick he keeps Sucking  Dragonfli   Dec-11-08 11:23 PM   #15 
  - that was random or a indication you may have issues  BadGimp   Dec-12-08 12:36 AM   #23 
  - aye  Veganistan   Dec-11-08 11:23 PM   #16 
  - I'm convinced that if he wanted it to pass, it would have. Wish he knew how anachronistic he is.  beat tk   Dec-11-08 11:36 PM   #17 
  - Absolutely spineless...  SnoopDog   Dec-11-08 11:37 PM   #18 
  - I think Daschle was the one rolling over for part of that time period....  PassingFair   Dec-13-08 08:17 AM   #102 
  - Reidling will go down in history just as the word quisling has.  MilesColtrane   Dec-11-08 11:52 PM   #19 
  - You guys do know that...  TreasonousBastard   Dec-12-08 12:10 AM   #20 
  - hehe  BeFree   Dec-12-08 10:51 AM   #52 
  - Your right ..the big three should wait . n/t  wroberts189   Dec-12-08 07:50 PM   #85 
  - The majority leader could force the Republicans to actually filibuster  dansolo   Dec-13-08 09:24 AM   #103 
  - F.U., H.R.  Oregonian   Dec-12-08 12:19 AM   #21 
  - This is more about capitulation for 4 years  Jake3463   Dec-12-08 05:27 AM   #30 
  - I kick in  BadGimp   Dec-12-08 12:35 AM   #22 
  - Mr. Reid, unfortunately, cannot create votes out of thin air.  tritsofme   Dec-12-08 12:45 AM   #24 
  - Which is why I'm not one of the people voting this thing up...  larissa   Dec-12-08 12:50 AM   #25 
  - What Larissa said. Exactly.  Window   Dec-12-08 05:19 AM   #27 
  - This is DU, where it's always easier to whip up hatred against Dems  NoPasaran   Dec-12-08 05:37 AM   #33 
     - Sometimes you gotta lay some blame on your own party  Jake3463   Dec-12-08 05:42 AM   #34 
     - 4 Dems were not there. Baucus voted NO/  Mass   Dec-12-08 07:10 AM   #36 
     - So, it sounds like Kennedy is not doing well. I wonder how  Laura PackYourBags   Dec-12-08 11:29 AM   #58 
     - I thought you only needed 51 votes to pass a bill?  darboy   Dec-12-08 07:55 PM   #86 
        - Cloture votes require 60.  Mass   Dec-12-08 08:04 PM   #87 
           - well, why not make them actually fillibuster?  darboy   Dec-12-08 08:06 PM   #88 
     - Where do you get 11 from?  karynnj   Dec-12-08 09:05 AM   #38 
     - Huh. Don't the Democrats have a majority? Doesn't matter with Harry. He gives in each and every time  rhett o rick   Dec-12-08 05:22 PM   #80 
  - Actually, I voted it up for Reid's generally weak, misguided leadership. You're right, on this  chimpymustgo   Dec-12-08 09:31 AM   #45 
  - I never thought anyone could be weaker than Daschle !!!  uponit7771   Dec-12-08 09:34 AM   #47 
     - I agree. that's why I cringed when O picked him for HHS  Laura PackYourBags   Dec-12-08 11:30 AM   #59 
  - We know the republicans are our enemy, but what kills us is when our so-called friends  rhett o rick   Dec-12-08 05:17 PM   #78 
  - When you act like a doormat for 4 years  Jake3463   Dec-12-08 05:26 AM   #29 
  - +1, Would Corker support this if someone was SCREAMING he has foreign automakers in his state?!!??!?  uponit7771   Dec-12-08 09:26 AM   #40 
  - True, but you raise hell in this case. You make clear it is not the UAW that collapsed the votes,  Mass   Dec-12-08 07:05 AM   #35 
  - +1!! Reid does NOT use the bully pit like he should!!! Neither did Daschale  uponit7771   Dec-12-08 09:27 AM   #41 
  - that would be bully pulpit. nt  tomp   Dec-12-08 10:36 AM   #50 
  - Not to mention he always buckles like a belt whenever a filibuster is threatened  Raineyb   Dec-12-08 10:55 AM   #54 
  - No, but he could have forced a filibuster.  Shakespeare   Dec-12-08 01:22 PM   #64 
     - What does that mean?  tritsofme   Dec-12-08 02:29 PM   #71 
  - something stinks in Washington DC, and it AIN'T the tourists. nt  LaydeeBug   Dec-12-08 05:25 AM   #28 
  - Oh snap! Good, one LaydeeBug. Reid is useless - at least to US.  chimpymustgo   Dec-12-08 10:56 AM   #55 
     - you got that that we've recaptured the White House, it's high time we clean house. nt  LaydeeBug   Dec-12-08 11:20 AM   #56 
  - It might end up being a GOOD THING  IWantAnyDem   Dec-12-08 05:31 AM   #31 
  - Maybe  Jake3463   Dec-12-08 05:32 AM   #32 
  - Bush and Paulson are fuckin stupid, they'll do something to fuck it up.  uponit7771   Dec-12-08 09:27 AM   #42 
  - and why is having no strings attached on billions of tax-payer dollars a good thing?  GarbagemanLB   Dec-12-08 09:29 AM   #43 
  - Ask Paulson and the Reid and Pelosi, they allowed for the banks to have this but be DAMNED  uponit7771   Dec-12-08 09:34 AM   #46 
  - It staves off the union busting efforts of the GOP Senators  IWantAnyDem   Dec-12-08 09:36 AM   #49 
     - ding ding ding  mopinko   Dec-12-08 02:28 PM   #70 
  - This poster agrees...  YvonneCa   Dec-12-08 03:04 PM   #74 
  - We need LEADERSHIP in the Senate. Reid is weak and ineffective.  tekisui   Dec-12-08 07:30 AM   #37 
  - RIGHT!! He should be out in FRONT setting the terms and talking points!! NO ONE makes 73$ hr at GM  uponit7771   Dec-12-08 09:30 AM   #44 
     - $73/hour may sound like a lot to some...  tomp   Dec-12-08 10:42 AM   #51 
        - You can count me among them. Sounds like a FORTUNE to me but that's not the point.  Veganistan   Dec-12-08 11:40 AM   #61 
           - it takes a virtual fortune to live comfortably and take care of kids...  tomp   Dec-12-08 02:13 PM   #69 
  - Yes, let's get mad at the Democrats because the Republicans didn't vote for it.  Occam Bandage   Dec-12-08 10:52 AM   #53 
  - Please take Nancy Pal"lousy" with him.  avaistheone1   Dec-12-08 11:24 AM   #57 
  - Absolutely. Terrible twins of tepidity.  Veganistan   Dec-12-08 11:38 AM   #60 
  - What the hell?? The Republicans FILIBUSTERED.  beachmom   Dec-12-08 11:54 AM   #62 
  - No, they didn't.  Shakespeare   Dec-12-08 01:23 PM   #65 
  - Oh, for God's sakes, the cloture vote was the filibuster.  beachmom   Dec-12-08 02:50 PM   #72 
     - No, it wasn't.  Shakespeare   Dec-12-08 04:27 PM   #76 
  - For the record they did not filibuster. They threatened to. There is a huge difference.  rhett o rick   Dec-12-08 05:30 PM   #81 
  - "Sen Reid can't do anything about it, then get someone in there that can. "  depakid   Dec-12-08 05:40 PM   #82 
  - He can make them actually fucking Filibuster  Jake3463   Dec-12-08 09:24 PM   #92 
  - All I hear in the background on the radio is "Democrats offer concessions" and I think...WHA? WTF???  DrZeeLit   Dec-12-08 01:15 PM   #63 
  - fuck the republicans  Enrique   Dec-12-08 01:31 PM   #66 
  - Agreed. When he led the kiss ass parade for convicted felon Ted Stevens, that was it.  mistertrickster   Dec-12-08 01:32 PM   #67 
  - Yes indeed!  snake in the grass   Dec-12-08 01:36 PM   #68 
  - Count me OUT...  S_E_Fudd   Dec-12-08 02:55 PM   #73 
  - He needs to be replaced.  jaredh   Dec-12-08 04:18 PM   #75 
  - Well, as long as it's "Official". Eff You Harry.  trof   Dec-12-08 05:19 PM   #79 
  - We are mostly all agreed that Reid needs to go; now what specifically  MasonJar   Dec-12-08 06:28 PM   #83 
  - How do we get rid of him? n/t  wroberts189   Dec-12-08 07:47 PM   #84 
  - We would need to launch a grassroots campaign  Jake3463   Dec-12-08 09:23 PM   #91 
  - Harry Reid is detrimental to our health.  Doremus   Dec-12-08 09:14 PM   #90 
  - Reid can only get away with this shit so long. Once Obama is in town...  Elrond Hubbard   Dec-12-08 09:26 PM   #93 
  - STOP INSULTING THE GIRL SCOUTS!  southerncrone   Dec-12-08 10:47 PM   #94 
  - Reid has been a disaster. Do we have a more milquetoast Senator than him?  southerncrone   Dec-12-08 10:55 PM   #95 
  - Reid AND Pelosi need to be kicked to the goddamned curb.  salguine   Dec-12-08 10:56 PM   #96 
  - Reid is a leadership disaster. No fight; sells out America. n/t  antimatter98   Dec-13-08 06:58 AM   #98 
  - Reid is a republican enabler  dcindian   Dec-13-08 07:06 AM   #99 
  - I'm not sure Reid did a bad job. He used proper strategy so that  mmonk   Dec-13-08 07:11 AM   #100 
  - Quit  jimmybama   Dec-13-08 07:56 AM   #101 
     - not gonna happen unless the media expose them for what they are  natrat   Dec-13-08 10:21 AM   #104 

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