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bdamomma Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Jun-20-06 10:27 PM
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72. Mike just read your post
Beherenow, what a great post and sad and true.
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  -Do you feel it? The escalating "panic of the people?" BeHereNow  Jun-20-06 05:46 PM   #0 
  - I sort of wish we would all go off the deep end. I mean get serious.  robinlynne   Jun-20-06 05:51 PM   #1 
  - I don't know.  Jaundice James   Jun-20-06 05:51 PM   #2 
  - That's what the terraterraterra FEAR thing is all about  MADem   Jun-20-06 05:53 PM   #6 
     - Isn't it funny that  quantessd   Jun-20-06 11:43 PM   #85 
        - In posh "gated" communities, right? (eom)  Petrushka   Jun-21-06 04:15 AM   #93 
        - Yep, they'd probably have cycling panic attacks if they had to ride the  MADem   Jun-21-06 01:24 PM   #132 
  - I work in retail.  Finnfan   Jun-20-06 05:52 PM   #3 
  - I fear you're right  long_green   Jun-20-06 05:53 PM   #8 
  - It's not working this time.  Finnfan   Jun-20-06 05:55 PM   #12 
  - That's what I am talking about- the UNrestful vibe of the public.  BeHereNow   Jun-20-06 05:59 PM   #17 
     - Without revealing too much,  Finnfan   Jun-20-06 06:06 PM   #22 
     - this is one problem I face  blues90   Jun-21-06 11:46 AM   #122 
  - Yes I've felt it along time now  Pharaoh   Jun-20-06 05:52 PM   #4 
  - Yeah but what if the powderkeg event make the Con types FLIP--  elehhhhna   Jun-20-06 05:59 PM   #16 
  - Hate to be so negative, but that is exactly what would happen  tom_paine   Jun-21-06 05:42 PM   #150 
  - I disagree with the "powderkeg" theory  Finnfan   Jun-20-06 06:02 PM   #19 
     - I fear you're right  Mandate My Ass   Jun-20-06 06:07 PM   #23 
     - The boiling frog always comes to mind when  vickiss   Jun-20-06 06:57 PM   #37 
        - That's chilling.  Finnfan   Jun-20-06 07:00 PM   #41 
        - "This must lead to this..."  BeHereNow   Jun-20-06 07:14 PM   #44 
        - Isn't it though. Those with their heads in the sand  vickiss   Jun-21-06 07:52 AM   #105 
        - This should be a seperate post.  the other one   Jun-20-06 07:11 PM   #43 
        - Indeed- it should be a weekly post.  BeHereNow   Jun-20-06 07:16 PM   #45 
        - Took your advice.  vickiss   Jun-21-06 08:18 AM   #107 
        - Amazing - I feel like I am living this way right now.  smirkymonkey   Jun-20-06 07:54 PM   #55 
           - Exactly! "the PROCESS is the same"  vickiss   Jun-21-06 07:48 AM   #103 
  - Yeah, I see it. And I'm sick of it. That's all I see (outside of here).  acmavm   Jun-20-06 05:53 PM   #5 
  - well, as a small business owner  paulk   Jun-20-06 05:53 PM   #7 
  - Hey - another Denverite!  GardeningGal   Jun-20-06 06:45 PM   #33 
  - I went in a bar last Saturday at midnight thinking that there would be  Ouabache   Jun-20-06 09:39 PM   #70 
  - then what's in all those trucks out on the road...?  QuestionAll   Jun-21-06 08:29 AM   #108 
  - maybe it depends on where you are  paulk   Jun-21-06 12:29 PM   #123 
  - So have we in fact we are going out of biz  Carni   Jun-21-06 08:31 AM   #109 
     - a friend of mine in roughly the same business as myself  paulk   Jun-21-06 12:40 PM   #124 
        - Exactly -- we haven't either!  Carni   Jun-21-06 06:26 PM   #152 
  - feeling it too  gator_in_Ontario   Jun-20-06 05:54 PM   #9 
  - Between gas prices skyrocketing, food prices rising because of............  Minnesota Libra   Jun-20-06 05:54 PM   #10 
  - health & insurance woes are dragging people, too  elehhhhna   Jun-20-06 06:00 PM   #18 
  - And the Economy, big-time!  AuntiBush   Jun-20-06 11:44 PM   #86 
  - And the Repubs are transferring that anger to immigrants. "Yesiree,  CLW   Jun-20-06 08:22 PM   #62 
  - you are not imagining it  zeemike   Jun-20-06 05:55 PM   #11 
  - I just came from the video store here in NM  SpiralHawk   Jun-20-06 05:58 PM   #15 
     - And here in El Norte people are mostly poorer than elsewhere  zeemike   Jun-20-06 06:08 PM   #24 
  - People feel frustrated, but they won't do anything at this point  Selatius   Jun-20-06 05:55 PM   #13 
  - do we have to wait until things get even worse before  alyce douglas   Jun-20-06 08:51 PM   #64 
     - the anger we have needs to be shown  ldf   Jun-21-06 01:23 PM   #131 
  - Yes I do.  screembloodymurder   Jun-20-06 05:57 PM   #14 
  - That's my sense of it too- "We Are FUCKED"  BeHereNow   Jun-20-06 06:08 PM   #25 
  - it is calm at home  hiley   Jun-21-06 07:34 AM   #99 
  - I do, too.  Enthusiast   Jun-21-06 07:22 AM   #96 
  - The PANIC of the people will, in time, become the..........  Double T   Jun-20-06 06:02 PM   #20 
  - You raise a goddamn important point. Excellent thinking. I look forward  Redstone   Jun-20-06 06:03 PM   #21 
  - It is interesting to hear from everyone on the topic.  BeHereNow   Jun-20-06 06:20 PM   #30 
     - This is going to be a "must-read" thread. Finger on the pulse of America,  Redstone   Jun-20-06 06:50 PM   #34 
     - Cannabalizing each other to survive.  screembloodymurder   Jun-20-06 07:48 PM   #52 
     - If the "Cannibalism" starts...  misternormal   Jun-20-06 09:01 PM   #67 
     - So True!  snappyturtle   Jun-21-06 10:24 AM   #117 
     - I have noticed it in the workplace as well. Most of us work our  smirkymonkey   Jun-20-06 08:00 PM   #59 
     - Yes there is no enjoyment of any kind  Carni   Jun-21-06 08:43 AM   #110 
     - Soon there will be no leisure time for anyone but the ultra rich  CrispyQGirl   Jun-21-06 02:50 PM   #146 
        - SO true CQgirl  marions ghost   Jun-21-06 05:25 PM   #148 
        - Absolutely! But who can enjoy the things that matter  Carni   Jun-21-06 06:16 PM   #151 
     - if you're lucky it covers the necessities  anarch   Jun-21-06 01:01 PM   #127 
     - Bill Clinton made it look too easy  lyonn   Jun-20-06 09:25 PM   #69 
     - We have lost our sense of community, our connection with each other.  CrispyQGirl   Jun-21-06 04:19 PM   #147 
  - A lot of verbal action  zidzi   Jun-20-06 06:12 PM   #26 
  - I agree. I get it everywhere I go and I feel it as a retiree on a fixed  roguevalley   Jun-20-06 06:36 PM   #31 
     - They say alcohol sales are up...  BeHereNow   Jun-20-06 06:39 PM   #32 
     - THey say "Crime is  zidzi   Jun-20-06 06:58 PM   #38 
     - They want us to say what they say  SpiralHawk   Jun-20-06 11:39 PM   #84 
     - They want us to be zombies, drink that booze, and take those  alyce douglas   Jun-20-06 09:00 PM   #66 
     - We're doing more of that too....  snappyturtle   Jun-21-06 10:29 AM   #118 
     - Aww..I didn't even know  zidzi   Jun-20-06 07:00 PM   #42 
  - I'm seeing an economic slowdown  ayeshahaqqiqa   Jun-20-06 06:15 PM   #27 
  - It's like the 70's -- But inflation supposedly doesn't exist  Armstead   Jun-20-06 06:16 PM   #28 
  - It's just like the 70s  MADem   Jun-21-06 01:29 PM   #134 
  - I am seeing some of the same things here in my world  madokie   Jun-20-06 06:16 PM   #29 
  - Yes!  AuntiBush   Jun-20-06 06:50 PM   #35 
  - EXACTLY- ALL WALKS of life.  BeHereNow   Jun-20-06 06:58 PM   #39 
     - Hand to Gawd...  AuntiBush   Jun-20-06 07:37 PM   #49 
  - At first I thought you were being sarcastic until I saw the responses.  Pacifist Patriot   Jun-20-06 06:55 PM   #36 
  - I think it may be related to socio/economic conditions-  BeHereNow   Jun-20-06 07:21 PM   #46 
  - I don't see it here  blues90   Jun-20-06 06:58 PM   #40 
  - We need a way to get these people involved.  iconoclastNYC   Jun-20-06 07:24 PM   #47 
  - While I agree with your concept, I think the reality is daunting.  BeHereNow   Jun-20-06 07:32 PM   #48 
     - Bingo again! God damn, you're sharp. I salute you. People DON'T care  Redstone   Jun-20-06 07:41 PM   #50 
     - No, I think they DO care, but they are too tired to DO anything about it.  BeHereNow   Jun-20-06 07:55 PM   #56 
     - Yup. You stated that better than I did. That was what I meant, though.  Redstone   Jun-20-06 07:58 PM   #57 
     - I think this involves a good portion  blues90   Jun-20-06 11:02 PM   #79 
     - That is the challenge.  iconoclastNYC   Jun-20-06 07:53 PM   #53 
     - God I thought I was the only one who felt like that at the end of  smirkymonkey   Jun-20-06 08:05 PM   #61 
     - would our parents let this country go down like this????  alyce douglas   Jun-20-06 09:12 PM   #68 
        - yes they would...  nebenaube   Jun-20-06 11:15 PM   #81 
        - Of course they would. The current generation has no courage.  tomreedtoon   Jun-20-06 11:54 PM   #87 
     - I agree, it is by design  hiley   Jun-21-06 07:43 AM   #100 
  - Yes, very much in NYC.  smirkymonkey   Jun-20-06 07:46 PM   #51 
  - Like I said in another post upthread- I think it is manifesting  BeHereNow   Jun-20-06 08:04 PM   #60 
  - I saw a phrase for it the other day  grasswire   Jun-20-06 07:54 PM   #54 
  - Couldn't have said it better myself-  BeHereNow   Jun-20-06 07:59 PM   #58 
  - it was a caller on randi's show who said it the other day  orleans   Jun-20-06 10:37 PM   #75 
  - Yes I do, and it's not reflected either by politicians or the media.  Sarah Ibarruri   Jun-20-06 08:43 PM   #63 
  - Well I'm seeing  samplegirl   Jun-20-06 08:55 PM   #65 
  - Kick for Malloy! n/t  tridim   Jun-20-06 10:26 PM   #71 
  - Mike just read your post  alyce douglas   Jun-20-06 10:27 PM   #72 
  - Wow...yer faymuss!  Panda1   Jun-20-06 10:30 PM   #73 
  - Just got out of the shower- how symbolic is that?  BeHereNow   Jun-20-06 10:35 PM   #74 
     - Congrats, BHN!  cat_girl25   Jun-20-06 10:37 PM   #76 
     - Very symbolic...hahaha  Panda1   Jun-20-06 10:53 PM   #78 
        - More dangerous broke...uh-huh....that is the plan!  BeHereNow   Jun-20-06 11:08 PM   #80 
  - it's difficult for me to notice the "panic of the people" through the  orleans   Jun-20-06 10:51 PM   #77 
  - orleans...  Panda1   Jun-21-06 02:30 AM   #91 
     - thanks, panda1; no joke necessary, the pictures brought a smile  orleans   Jun-21-06 09:19 PM   #153 
  - panic of the people  Corgigal   Jun-20-06 11:23 PM   #82 
  - i have not seen panic here, after the worst has happened, you just can't  pitohui   Jun-20-06 11:33 PM   #83 
  - I'll report back from the "belly of the beast" in a couple of weeks.  Pobeka   Jun-20-06 11:55 PM   #88 
  - Git me some TOMATOES!  BeHereNow   Jun-21-06 12:00 AM   #89 
     - 10-4  Pobeka   Jun-21-06 07:01 AM   #94 
  - you know what amazes me the most  blues90   Jun-21-06 12:58 AM   #90 
  - But, it's war!  Enthusiast   Jun-21-06 07:49 AM   #104 
  - Kicking for the west coast folks who just heard Mike n/t  dotcosm   Jun-21-06 02:30 AM   #92 
  - Indeed, I do ...  hippiechick   Jun-21-06 07:12 AM   #95 
  - It's only "The Endtimes"  Enthusiast   Jun-21-06 07:52 AM   #106 
  - Temperature in this neck of the woods isn't much different.  lonestarnot   Jun-21-06 07:30 AM   #97 
  - Oh yes, a bad moon is rising....n/t  Philosoraptor   Jun-21-06 07:31 AM   #98 
  - With 90-something posts, I'm surprised so few have recommended  loudsue   Jun-21-06 07:44 AM   #101 
  - They'll have us driven way into the ground before 2008.  lonestarnot   Jun-21-06 09:16 AM   #114 
  - Not really. For the most part, folks have always complained about  lectrobyte   Jun-21-06 07:46 AM   #102 
  - It sounds to me there is a lot more complaining now.  rman   Jun-21-06 09:50 AM   #115 
  - yeah, I remember that - times were pretty bad  paulk   Jun-21-06 12:49 PM   #126 
  - i'm honestly not seeing it.  QuestionAll   Jun-21-06 08:46 AM   #111 
  - It's good to hear that....  snappyturtle   Jun-21-06 11:03 AM   #121 
  - there's a ton of new construction here in Denver  paulk   Jun-21-06 01:05 PM   #128 
     - I see a bifurcated economy...  cap   Jun-21-06 01:49 PM   #137 
  - It's not panic. It's anger. Big difference.  thinkingwoman   Jun-21-06 09:06 AM   #112 
  - Well Said and I See It Everywhere in the D.C. Area  specimenfred1984   Jun-21-06 10:10 AM   #116 
     - I see it in Indiana  thinkingwoman   Jun-21-06 01:44 PM   #136 
  - I'm so alone  deaniac21   Jun-21-06 09:14 AM   #113 
  - I currently have 19 cents in the bank,  anarch   Jun-21-06 10:36 AM   #119 
  - that's the way I feel  blues90   Jun-21-06 12:49 PM   #125 
  - I thought I was the only one...looking for a second job  w8liftinglady   Jun-21-06 05:30 PM   #149 
  - I live on a bubble  catmandu57   Jun-21-06 10:46 AM   #120 
  - I sense more of a disgust and helplessness.  Ksec   Jun-21-06 01:07 PM   #129 
  - Go read Walldude's post "A Peek Into the Abyss."  BeHereNow   Jun-21-06 01:17 PM   #130 
  - I hope the change coming is like the one they had in the Ukraine.  robertpaulsen   Jun-21-06 01:28 PM   #133 
  - We can dream, can't we?  BeHereNow   Jun-21-06 02:00 PM   #139 
  - We are on a bus being driven off a cliff  endarkenment   Jun-21-06 01:42 PM   #135 
  - LOL!!~! Great post-  BeHereNow   Jun-21-06 01:56 PM   #138 
  - Thanks for a much needed thread!  TheGoldenRule   Jun-21-06 02:01 PM   #140 
  - Undoubtedly yes  Beacho   Jun-21-06 02:02 PM   #141 
  - I hear all sorts of stories here .  blues90   Jun-21-06 02:10 PM   #142 
  - My fear is very few of the "little tyrants" give a s**t about politics.  VaYallaDawg   Jun-21-06 02:25 PM   #143 
  - Listening to C-Span right now- You are right, NONE of the senators  BeHereNow   Jun-21-06 02:32 PM   #144 
  - To quote John Fitzgerald Kennedy  roamer65   Jun-21-06 02:45 PM   #145 
 

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