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TahitiNut Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Mar-28-06 01:43 PM
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15. The stock in Krups and IBM benefited from the labor camps.
Some people really do think that after "paying their dues" they can become the oppressor rather than the oppressed.

Some people are seduced by the "ownership society" meme - and the chance to be an exploiter rather than be exploited - profiting from the labor of others.

Slaves beat their children because the slave-master beat them - a form of generational child abuse.

Some people think they have a license to be a bigot because they paid their dues being subjected to bigotry.

Some people put up with hazing so they can do the hazing.

Some people think the only thing 'wrong' with the system is that they're not the ones on top getting the biggest benefit from the system.

We live. We learn. We have choices about what we learn. Sometimes we learn to become part of the problem rather than part of the solution.
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  -I just had lunch with a concentration camp survivor who votes Republican. Cyrano  Mar-28-06 12:56 PM   #0 
  - uhhh, does he not pay attention to his stocks???  LSK   Mar-28-06 12:59 PM   #1 
  - Actually, the market's up some.  Cassandra   Mar-28-06 01:21 PM   #13 
     - up compared to the first year of Bush...  jsamuel   Mar-28-06 01:48 PM   #16 
  - I Would Have Said....  OrangeCountyDemocrat   Mar-28-06 01:00 PM   #2 
  - Absolutely nothing.  Horse with no Name   Mar-28-06 01:02 PM   #3 
  - i totally agree. given his past and his age i would have said  catmother   Mar-28-06 01:07 PM   #7 
     - ditto  Swamp Rat   Mar-28-06 01:11 PM   #10 
  - My pop was the same, voted for Stupid in 2000 for just that reason  Warpy   Mar-28-06 01:03 PM   #4 
  - So obviously he wasn't paying attention in the 90s  trotsky   Mar-28-06 01:05 PM   #5 
  - Not much to say.  Gormy Cuss   Mar-28-06 01:07 PM   #6 
  - I have inlaws who survived also  TallahasseeGrannie   Mar-28-06 01:09 PM   #8 
  - Yes. So true. Extraordinary moments like that are bound to create  shance   Mar-28-06 06:05 PM   #50 
  - my grandparents smuggled my mother out of vienna after the anschluss  unblock   Mar-28-06 01:11 PM   #9 
  - Maybe all his stock is in Halliburton?  Dunvegan   Mar-28-06 01:13 PM   #11 
  - My statement would have been  zbdent   Mar-28-06 01:19 PM   #12 
  - Tell him dumb reason.  mmonk   Mar-28-06 01:29 PM   #14 
  - The stock in Krups and IBM benefited from the labor camps.  TahitiNut   Mar-28-06 01:43 PM   #15 
  - No camp survivor I've met fits your "Some people" comparisons.  Cyrano   Mar-28-06 01:55 PM   #18 
  - These people were also camp prisoners, tattoos and all ...  TahitiNut   Mar-28-06 02:25 PM   #24 
     - What does that have to do with your offensive post above? NT  NYCGirl   Mar-28-06 02:29 PM   #25 
        - Lacking an explanation, I have no idea what you mean. Read ...  TahitiNut   Mar-28-06 03:13 PM   #30 
  - I see nothing wrong with your comment about the stock in Krups and IBM  mitchum   Mar-28-06 04:16 PM   #39 
  - So, he didn't learn from past mistakes?  EC   Mar-28-06 01:51 PM   #17 
  - After reading posts #3, #7 and #10, I agree with them. It was best  Cyrano   Mar-28-06 02:01 PM   #19 
     - Saying nothing is best  EC   Mar-28-06 02:14 PM   #21 
     - Let me see if I get this straight. You're saying Jews were Nazi enablers??  Cyrano   Mar-28-06 02:45 PM   #28 
        - I believe the poster was implying SOME Jews...  mitchum   Mar-28-06 04:18 PM   #40 
           - Deleted message  Name removed   Mar-28-06 04:26 PM   #41 
              - Deleted message  Name removed   Mar-28-06 05:05 PM   #42 
                 - Based on the posts you chose to support, I stand by my position.  Cyrano   Mar-28-06 05:38 PM   #44 
                    - And just what is your position?  mitchum   Mar-28-06 05:47 PM   #45 
     - Agreed  Marnieworld   Mar-28-06 02:22 PM   #22 
     - Well said, Cyrano. To remain silent was wise.  tom_paine   Mar-28-06 07:03 PM   #58 
  - Nothing, I wouldn't say a thing in that situation.  Kurovski   Mar-28-06 02:10 PM   #20 
  - Here's one reason they may fail to connect their youth with today.  alcibiades_mystery   Mar-28-06 02:23 PM   #23 
  - And every "good" German said nothing as they were taken away..  truebrit71   Mar-28-06 02:33 PM   #26 
  - Have you ever thought that someone like that is driven not by greed but  NYCGirl   Mar-28-06 02:35 PM   #27 
     - Excellent point. Now I'm really glad I kept my mouth shut.  Cyrano   Mar-28-06 02:51 PM   #29 
     - Having money didn't stop the Jews from being carted off back then...  truebrit71   Mar-28-06 03:31 PM   #31 
     - Fear isn't always logical. Is it better to be rich or poor in the US?  NYCGirl   Mar-28-06 03:36 PM   #35 
     - For some, having money made the difference between getting out  Raksha   Mar-28-06 06:05 PM   #49 
     - I think you're right. What really motivates someone like this  Raksha   Mar-28-06 05:59 PM   #48 
  - Jewish Wingers are no different than any other Wingers.  BuyingThyme   Mar-28-06 03:33 PM   #32 
  - Thank you for sharing that with us.  Cyrano   Mar-28-06 03:54 PM   #36 
     - The simple truth is always simple.  BuyingThyme   Mar-28-06 03:58 PM   #37 
  - When he came to this country Republicans weren't evil  Cleita   Mar-28-06 03:34 PM   #33 
  - I know he's old and all, but  Iris   Mar-28-06 03:35 PM   #34 
  - "Your cubs will starve so that my cubs can eat" is all that he was saying  mitchum   Mar-28-06 05:55 PM   #47 
     - Well, the stockmarket a'int so great lately.  Iris   Mar-28-06 06:22 PM   #52 
  - Ahhh, the things people will do for money they won't even get to spend.  cantstandbush   Mar-28-06 04:02 PM   #38 
  - I vote my economic interest  sandnsea   Mar-28-06 05:14 PM   #43 
  - Odd how quickly your "trying not to scream"..."oncoming diatribe"...  mitchum   Mar-28-06 05:54 PM   #46 
  - I guess it is a wash..his stocks...bush's debt? n/t  patdem   Mar-28-06 06:11 PM   #51 
  - Honestly, some Republicans have this odd mentality where  ComerPerro   Mar-28-06 06:24 PM   #53 
  - greed and fear  RazzleDazzle   Mar-28-06 06:27 PM   #54 
  - Stocks Perform Better Under Democratic Administrations  specimenfred1984   Mar-28-06 06:30 PM   #55 
  - This reminds me of an article I read a while back  Autobot77   Mar-28-06 07:00 PM   #56 
  - ELIE WIESEL??? Ohmigod, say it ain't so!!!  Raksha   Mar-28-06 07:17 PM   #60 
  - National Review used Wiesel to raise the GOP rabble for Junior in Oct 2004  TahitiNut   Mar-28-06 08:11 PM   #61 
  - So, in otherwords...  Dem Agog   Mar-28-06 07:01 PM   #57 
  - My investments do better under democratic'd think  B Calm   Mar-28-06 07:06 PM   #59 

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