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balantz Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Jun-08-08 03:10 PM
Response to Reply #29
31. As soon as there are a lot more people suffering poverty
then people will begin to see.

But by that time the oligarchy will have what and who they want in place to take care of us.

They have all our resources and their predatory mentality so they are always one or two steps ahead.
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  -May I suggest that part of this strife scenario is the human need to BELONG? bobbolink  Jun-07-08 12:58 PM   #0 
  - Brilliant  maryf   Jun-07-08 02:45 PM   #1 
  - I believe you have misunderstood me. Let's converse more to see if that's true.  bobbolink   Jun-07-08 04:35 PM   #7 
     - I understood you perfectly  maryf   Jun-07-08 05:32 PM   #11 
  - A lot of truth here.  caseycoon   Jun-07-08 02:58 PM   #2 
  - "I can't imagine myself even CONSIDERING being in a group of republicans."  bobbolink   Jun-07-08 04:20 PM   #4 
  - popular and sexy  Two Americas   Jun-07-08 04:00 PM   #3 
  - The "disease" is the burden of a stigma  balantz   Jun-07-08 04:30 PM   #5 
  - "The only "expensive" part of these programs is that they don't have huge profits for the  bobbolink   Jun-07-08 04:38 PM   #8 
  - Use it up.  balantz   Jun-07-08 04:41 PM   #9 
     - Thanks much. and I have one back for you.... spoken by a friend today.  bobbolink   Jun-08-08 04:25 PM   #46 
        - That's a good one  balantz   Jun-08-08 08:49 PM   #51 
  - there is no expense involved  Two Americas   Jun-08-08 11:29 PM   #55 
  - Virtue is its own reward...  maryf   Jun-07-08 06:18 PM   #15 
     - I was invited to watch "The Secret"  balantz   Jun-07-08 06:44 PM   #20 
        - Ya see  maryf   Jun-08-08 05:36 AM   #21 
        - Oh yes, that "negative" "positive" thinking stuff is VERY popular with "progressives".  bobbolink   Jun-08-08 02:07 PM   #23 
        - it is all there is to it  Two Americas   Jun-08-08 11:26 PM   #54 
        - Balantz,  lildreamer316   Jun-09-08 01:22 AM   #57 
           - We do NOT "choose" how to feel. Our emotions come to us.  bobbolink   Jun-09-08 03:54 PM   #63 
              - People have lost the perception  maryf   Jun-09-08 10:02 PM   #66 
                 - We're so afraid of emotions.... afraid we'll "lose control", so we develop all sorts of  bobbolink   Jun-10-08 01:22 PM   #71 
  - Excellent post Bobbie, thanks n/t  balantz   Jun-07-08 04:32 PM   #6 
  - Thanks, balantz. One of the things that has affected me a lot in life  bobbolink   Jun-07-08 05:03 PM   #10 
     - cheers!  maryf   Jun-07-08 05:45 PM   #12 
     - "Jewish tradition of having an extra place set at the table for the stranger "  bobbolink   Jun-07-08 05:54 PM   #13 
        - Thank you!  maryf   Jun-07-08 06:25 PM   #17 
           - "think of all the learning we could gain! "  bobbolink   Jun-08-08 02:11 PM   #24 
     - Groups tend to become exclusionary.  balantz   Jun-07-08 06:13 PM   #14 
        - Yay!  maryf   Jun-07-08 06:22 PM   #16 
        - I agree completely. What's sad is that when someone points this out, about their beloved group,  bobbolink   Jun-08-08 03:17 PM   #35 
  - May I suggest an alternative?  cornermouse   Jun-07-08 06:26 PM   #18 
  - Unfortunately  maryf   Jun-07-08 06:35 PM   #19 
     - "many who would call themselves liberal democrats are complicit"  bobbolink   Jun-08-08 02:04 PM   #22 
        - No one knows what to do to resolve or alleviate  cornermouse   Jun-08-08 02:37 PM   #25 
        - Actually, a LOT of people know. It's just not important.  bobbolink   Jun-08-08 03:07 PM   #28 
        - Yep  maryf   Jun-08-08 03:09 PM   #30 
        - Absolutely. Many disastrous cuts have been made in Dem misadministrations.  bobbolink   Jun-08-08 04:22 PM   #45 
           - Thats horrible!  maryf   Jun-08-08 07:18 PM   #49 
        - Okay.  cornermouse   Jun-08-08 03:15 PM   #34 
           - Please excuse me, but I'm really tired of this usual DU response.  bobbolink   Jun-08-08 03:18 PM   #36 
           - You think I have never had to wash clothes  cornermouse   Jun-08-08 03:31 PM   #39 
              - You really seem to take off on some assumptions, don't you?  bobbolink   Jun-08-08 04:04 PM   #44 
                 - Trying to figure out what I ever did to you.  cornermouse   Jun-08-08 06:05 PM   #48 
                    - a suggestion  Two Americas   Jun-08-08 11:43 PM   #56 
                    - "homeless dogs or cats get far more attention"  bobbolink   Jun-09-08 03:34 PM   #59 
                       - I will see what I can find  Two Americas   Jun-09-08 03:40 PM   #60 
                          - How obtuse can you get...  bobbolink   Jun-09-08 03:42 PM   #62 
                          - I guess the dry humor of that was missed.  bobbolink   Jun-10-08 02:03 PM   #72 
                             - I thought it was funny  maryf   Jun-10-08 05:29 PM   #74 
                          - Thanks?? ;)  maryf   Jun-09-08 09:55 PM   #64 
                             - sorry  Two Americas   Jun-09-08 10:00 PM   #65 
                             - That ok TA!  maryf   Jun-09-08 10:09 PM   #68 
                                - Initial results  maryf   Jun-09-08 10:15 PM   #69 
                             - I'm really glad to know there are younguns seeing this reality!  bobbolink   Jun-10-08 01:16 PM   #70 
                                - Yeah  maryf   Jun-10-08 05:02 PM   #73 
                                   - PS  maryf   Jun-12-08 05:51 PM   #76 
                                      - Thank you! Jim Wallis says that our only hope re: poverty is the next generation.  bobbolink   Jun-13-08 12:00 PM   #77 
                                         - Its my job!  maryf   Jun-13-08 10:03 PM   #78 
                    - Could you please point out where I assumed you were affluent?  bobbolink   Jun-09-08 03:41 PM   #61 
           - Spread the truth is part of a solution  maryf   Jun-08-08 03:32 PM   #40 
           - Thank you.  cornermouse   Jun-08-08 03:41 PM   #41 
              - No need for thanks  maryf   Jun-08-08 03:46 PM   #42 
           - "The failure to resolve homelessness ........  bobbolink   Jun-08-08 05:01 PM   #47 
        - and never will, either  Two Americas   Jun-08-08 11:08 PM   #52 
        - Because it has been on a backburner for SO long now  balantz   Jun-08-08 02:51 PM   #26 
        - We really need to put it out front  maryf   Jun-08-08 03:07 PM   #29 
           - As soon as there are a lot more people suffering poverty  balantz   Jun-08-08 03:10 PM   #31 
           - That's what people keep saying. I doubt it.  bobbolink   Jun-08-08 03:14 PM   #33 
           - It's the way of lemmings and sheeple.  balantz   Jun-08-08 03:20 PM   #37 
           - damn  Two Americas   Jun-08-08 11:18 PM   #53 
           - Will you please, for me, thank your co-workers who are thinking of us?  bobbolink   Jun-08-08 03:11 PM   #32 
              - will do!  maryf   Jun-08-08 03:26 PM   #38 
        - Case in point of complicity through ignorance, inaction???  maryf   Jun-08-08 03:02 PM   #27 
  - A brilliant letter in today's Denver Post illustrates this.. we need to learn from the ants!  bobbolink   Jun-08-08 03:59 PM   #43 
  - WOW!  maryf   Jun-08-08 07:20 PM   #50 
  - Based on everything I've heard...  redqueen   Jun-09-08 10:26 AM   #58 
  - Its so sad  maryf   Jun-09-08 10:06 PM   #67 
  - kick  Two Americas   Jun-11-08 03:54 PM   #75 
 

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