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HughBeaumont Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jul-15-09 07:46 AM
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79. A world of black abyss, tar and wallowing in hunger, fear and pain.
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  -Homeless and Jobless Americans urge President Obama to be patient on stimulus Better Believe It  Jul-12-09 05:41 PM   #0 
  - I can't imagine a way that this article is constructive or helpful. nt  Cant trust em   Jul-12-09 05:44 PM   #1 
  - Don't you really get it? They are being sarcastic to make their point which is really a plea to ...  Better Believe It   Jul-12-09 05:56 PM   #4 
  - Yeah, I'm sure the homeless appreciate being the subject of uninformed snark  ProSense   Jul-12-09 06:09 PM   #8 
  - The homeless need and want jobs, not a handout!  Better Believe It   Jul-12-09 08:38 PM   #16 
  - So they should skip the so-called "handouts" and wait for the job market to improve?  ProSense   Jul-12-09 09:22 PM   #21 
  - Are you pretending you didn't read the following part of the post or ....  Better Believe It   Jul-12-09 10:41 PM   #34 
  - Been there, dont that, got the t-shirt.  Forkboy   Jul-12-09 10:14 PM   #26 
  - I am empathetic with you situation, even though I was in the Reagan Military  Grinchie   Jul-12-09 11:03 PM   #40 
  - Do you have any idea what you will have to prove  zalinda   Jul-12-09 10:50 PM   #37 
  - everything takes time, maybe to much time for some...  marketcrazy1   Jul-13-09 04:30 PM   #62 
  - Of course I get it.  Cant trust em   Jul-12-09 07:32 PM   #9 
  - "petulant snark ": A common expression used among working class people  Better Believe It   Jul-12-09 09:04 PM   #18 
  - Well, I never thought I'd be called (in not so many words) an over-educated elitist on DU  Cant trust em   Jul-12-09 10:23 PM   #27 
  - Well, at least you didn't use the word of the year, disingenuous. That's a big + for you!  Better Believe It   Jul-13-09 08:33 AM   #57 
  - Oh man, try Topix!  Grinchie   Jul-12-09 10:49 PM   #36 
  - It's the subtelty that is painful  Grinchie   Jul-12-09 10:41 PM   #32 
     - I think that communication style matters big time.  Cant trust em   Jul-12-09 10:43 PM   #35 
     - Thank you. Thinking is very good at the moment.  Grinchie   Jul-12-09 11:20 PM   #46 
     - Just sayin ..... Oh ya?  Better Believe It   Jul-13-09 08:35 AM   #58 
  - This echoes the post on Robert Reich of yesterday  Grinchie   Jul-12-09 08:00 PM   #11 
  - it's the truth  Skittles   Jul-14-09 04:26 AM   #69 
  - Really dumb. n/t  ProSense   Jul-12-09 05:48 PM   #2 
  - I don't get it.  tranche   Jul-12-09 05:54 PM   #3 
  - Scathing, but important. K&R.  Zenlitened   Jul-12-09 06:00 PM   #5 
  - Baiting the fake Left on this board LOL  inthebrain   Jul-12-09 06:08 PM   #6 
  - Fake.  jefferson_dem   Jul-12-09 08:23 PM   #14 
  - Explain -- I dont know what the criteria is for "Fake Left" other than DLC.  Grinchie   Jul-12-09 10:01 PM   #25 
  - I can  northernlights   Jul-12-09 06:08 PM   #7 
  - Did the stimulus go to save banks?  Cant trust em   Jul-12-09 07:39 PM   #10 
  - You certainly will see a bump in the next month or two  Grinchie   Jul-12-09 08:05 PM   #12 
  - I don't think that any one program can be expected to save every job...  Cant trust em   Jul-12-09 08:11 PM   #13 
     - It's hard to respond, but I am compelled  Grinchie   Jul-12-09 09:53 PM   #24 
     - If there was an insinuation that IT people are merely cable men, it didn't come from me. nt  Cant trust em   Jul-12-09 10:26 PM   #28 
        - Sorry, I see that I simplified and projected.  Grinchie   Jul-12-09 10:36 PM   #31 
           - I agree with you. I think that we need to expect a lot more from people educationally  Cant trust em   Jul-12-09 10:41 PM   #33 
              - The only prerequisite for College is a Brain that is hungry.  Grinchie   Jul-12-09 11:28 PM   #49 
                 - Military technology?  Cant trust em   Jul-12-09 11:35 PM   #50 
                    - Actually, it is currently Nanotechnology  Grinchie   Jul-14-09 01:55 AM   #68 
     - go check the greatest page of somewhere like that  northernlights   Jul-13-09 07:36 PM   #64 
  - You're pretending to not understand?  Better Believe It   Jul-12-09 09:19 PM   #20 
  - Are you truly that ignorant of what the stimulus is doing?  Egnever   Jul-12-09 09:36 PM   #22 
  - TARP and stimulus aren't the same thing.  Cant trust em   Jul-12-09 10:29 PM   #30 
     - We know that. So what's your point?  Better Believe It   Jul-12-09 11:01 PM   #38 
        - I just wanted to get clarity in what we were talking about, since I think it got muddled upthread  Cant trust em   Jul-12-09 11:13 PM   #45 
  - we need a stimulus aimed at creating jobs  northernlights   Jul-13-09 07:34 PM   #63 
  - Nothern, that is an awful approach  Grinchie   Jul-12-09 10:28 PM   #29 
     - huh?  northernlights   Jul-14-09 04:33 PM   #72 
  - The stimulus package...  sendero   Jul-12-09 08:24 PM   #15 
  - A world of black abyss, tar and wallowing in hunger, fear and pain.  HughBeaumont   Jul-15-09 07:46 AM   #79 
  - It took 30 years to get to the economic situation the country is in.  MadMaddie   Jul-12-09 08:48 PM   #17 
  - It actually took only 10 years. That's when the banks and Wall Street were deregulated.  Better Believe It   Jul-12-09 11:02 PM   #39 
     - No. He's also counting the Reagan years which ridiculously dreadful for the nation's economy.  vaberella   Jul-12-09 11:07 PM   #42 
     - Yes. But the wholesale deregulation of banking and financial industries did not happen until 1999  Better Believe It   Jul-13-09 08:28 AM   #56 
     - What kind of culture brought about deregulation?  Cant trust em   Jul-12-09 11:38 PM   #51 
     - The deregulation began with Reagan....remember?  MadMaddie   Jul-13-09 12:45 AM   #52 
        - No. It began with the deregulation of the trucking & airline industries in 1978/1980.... remember?  Better Believe It   Jul-13-09 08:24 AM   #55 
  - Jobs are being created, homes are being built. I do feel for people  babylonsister   Jul-12-09 09:18 PM   #19 
  - What jobs, what homes, babylonsister. Ain't happening in my neck of the woods.  bertman   Jul-12-09 09:39 PM   #23 
  - During Biden's visit to Ohio recently, he talked about  babylonsister   Jul-12-09 11:07 PM   #43 
     - Government can never move as fast as we want it to.  Cant trust em   Jul-12-09 11:23 PM   #47 
     - I hope he's right about that. Don't be surprised if President Obama issues a "correction".  bertman   Jul-13-09 07:37 AM   #53 
  - And for every job created how many are lost, for every home built how many are foreclosed?  Better Believe It   Jul-12-09 11:06 PM   #41 
  - With your statement makes me wonder what's the point of your post?  vaberella   Jul-12-09 11:11 PM   #44 
  - The obvious point of the post is that we need dramatic gov't action to stop an economic depression  Better Believe It   Jul-13-09 08:39 AM   #59 
  - My point is to provide some optimism that something is getting done  babylonsister   Jul-12-09 11:27 PM   #48 
     - Rather than spread a false "happy days are here again" optimism let's stick to the facts.  Better Believe It   Jul-14-09 12:11 PM   #70 
  - Um... we have net job loss right now.  LittleBlue   Jul-14-09 04:41 PM   #73 
  - i have to give you points for being the energizer bunny of sourness..  dionysus   Jul-13-09 08:19 AM   #54 
  - You have no opinion on the article you'd like to share, just a critic?  Better Believe It   Jul-13-09 08:40 AM   #60 
  - K & R nt  LWolf   Jul-13-09 01:34 PM   #61 
  - Hundreds of Thousands of Workers Will Lose Unemployment Benefits Soon  Better Believe It   Jul-13-09 09:14 PM   #65 
  - This is fucking serious, and I can't believe how people say it's just being gloomy to point this out  JVS   Jul-13-09 09:32 PM   #66 
  - Some excellent info on unemployment at  ipaint   Jul-14-09 09:07 PM   #74 
     - Thank you for the information.  Better Believe It   Jul-14-09 09:16 PM   #75 
        - The working class is hit the hardest  ipaint   Jul-14-09 09:24 PM   #76 
           - I know. But hang in there. We are part of the working class majority.  Better Believe It   Jul-14-09 11:01 PM   #77 
              - If things continue on this path economically  ipaint   Jul-15-09 07:34 AM   #78 
  - Baiting. Some people master it. eom  boppers   Jul-13-09 09:57 PM   #67 
  - We could at least stop the bleeding by ending the wars and tax cuts for the rich.  HughBeaumont   Jul-14-09 12:44 PM   #71 
  - Why doesn't Obama just build a whole bunch of factories and give all the unemployed jobs?  EmilyAnne   Jul-15-09 08:01 AM   #80 
  - "might be slightly defensive" That's good journamalism!  alcibiades_mystery   Jul-15-09 08:45 AM   #81 

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