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Norquist Nemesis Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Mar-31-06 11:40 AM
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28. I've got an idea for those pundits! Let's pay them the average salary
or there abouts of the average Joe Citizen--the 80% of wage earners, not the upper 20%. Maybe then they'll begin to get a clue.
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  -Pundits Still Dumbfounded, Even As Workers' Share of Gains Hits 40-year Lo Jon8503  Mar-31-06 05:43 AM   #0 
  - K & R - Smoke & Mirrors economy...  Cooley Hurd   Mar-31-06 05:47 AM   #1 
  - People are realizing that these corporate profits...  marmar   Mar-31-06 05:52 AM   #2 
  - Great point  freesqueeze   Mar-31-06 06:01 AM   #3 
  - Why do you think Whores like Hannity  adigal   Mar-31-06 06:06 AM   #6 
  - I though Sam  ellie   Mar-31-06 06:03 AM   #4 
  - Get a brain  Oversea Visitor   Mar-31-06 06:04 AM   #5 
  - They got their tax cuts and their stock portfolio looks good  liberal N proud   Mar-31-06 06:11 AM   #7 
  - Wake up America. Please, wake up. (eom)  oasis   Mar-31-06 06:18 AM   #8 
  - Of course corporate profits are up -  Vinca   Mar-31-06 06:23 AM   #9 
  - And outsourcing, cheap immigrant labor...Bust those unions for even  LaPera   Apr-01-06 03:46 AM   #43 
  - the talking heads on TV news don't know anything about business  Neil Lisst   Mar-31-06 06:34 AM   #10 
  - Because it's all BUUUUUUULSHITE, Sammy!  HughBeaumont   Mar-31-06 06:36 AM   #11 
  - Trickle down economics= piss on the peons. Works perfectly.  Vidar   Mar-31-06 06:37 AM   #12 
  - Ordinary Americans aren't jumping with joy maybe because  rman   Mar-31-06 06:55 AM   #13 
  - Paul Krugman explains it like this:  Inland   Mar-31-06 07:02 AM   #14 
  - but the Sam Donnies of the World are just shocked  Supersedeas   Mar-31-06 07:09 AM   #17 
     - Wait til Sam has to security fence his ranch and hire guards to patrol it.  anitar1   Mar-31-06 10:24 PM   #35 
     - the day will come  annabanana   Apr-01-06 09:32 AM   #47 
     - not to mention the WSJ op-ed board  Blue_Tires   Apr-01-06 02:18 AM   #41 
  - I can't wait until these peoples' bubbles burst.  Cobalt Violet   Mar-31-06 07:03 AM   #15 
  - Inflation averages 3.5% a year, my pay increases about 2%...  BiggJawn   Mar-31-06 07:06 AM   #16 
  - I haven't had a pay increase in six years.  Efilroft Sul   Mar-31-06 07:56 AM   #19 
  - During Reagan's funeral, what struck me was how much it resembled  Jose Diablo   Mar-31-06 08:51 AM   #22 
  - It *IS* an "aristocracy".  BiggJawn   Mar-31-06 10:17 AM   #26 
     - As for "Aleksandr Isayevich Solzhenitsyn"  Jose Diablo   Mar-31-06 12:14 PM   #31 
     - well, hey, it's YOUR FAULT for not being Bill Gates  bobbieinok   Apr-01-06 12:01 AM   #37 
        - That's what the Yuppies told me during the early 90's.  BiggJawn   Apr-01-06 01:26 PM   #48 
  - Excellent Rant BiggJawn!  Viva_La_Revolution   Apr-01-06 12:39 AM   #39 
  - The Attack On America  AndyA   Mar-31-06 07:35 AM   #18 
  - 'The Race To The Bottom', immigration, and R's hypocrisy  EVDebs   Mar-31-06 09:42 AM   #25 
  - I have heard several economists remarking on this in the past  Arkansas Granny   Mar-31-06 08:09 AM   #20 
  - The April issue of the American Prospect has an article on this.  Jim__   Mar-31-06 08:22 AM   #21 
  - Corporate profits: All-time HIGH. Take-home pay: 40-year LOW.  dicksteele   Mar-31-06 08:55 AM   #23 
  - Look, employees are being told "Do more with less" by managers  elehhhhna   Mar-31-06 09:10 AM   #24 
  - During the go-go 90's my pay was frozen in place for 8 years!  FredStembottom   Mar-31-06 11:36 AM   #27 
  - I've got an idea for those pundits! Let's pay them the average salary  Norquist Nemesis   Mar-31-06 11:40 AM   #28 
  - So they're finally finding out "trickle down" economics doesn't work  TrogL   Mar-31-06 11:42 AM   #29 
  - Here's another article  starroute   Mar-31-06 11:51 AM   #30 
  - I once got a 2c/Hr raise  Canuckistanian   Mar-31-06 01:18 PM   #32 
  - That doesn't make sense - being in the next tax bracket doesn't cause  kath   Mar-31-06 09:53 PM   #34 
     - Things are a little different in Canada  Canuckistanian   Mar-31-06 11:44 PM   #36 
     - I had the same issue...  Viva_La_Revolution   Apr-01-06 12:52 AM   #40 
  - Sam Donaldson wouldn't see a  MrPrax   Mar-31-06 01:47 PM   #33 
  - you know....  unkachuck   Apr-01-06 12:09 AM   #38 
  - Rich talking heads who have their heads up this ass...They have  LaPera   Apr-01-06 02:56 AM   #42 
  - Forgive me for not getting excited when gas is $2.54 a gallon  bluestateguy   Apr-01-06 04:25 AM   #44 
  - Ya, coming home from work the richies on CNBC, listening on Sirius,  Jon8503   Apr-01-06 09:25 AM   #45 
  - "Bush Rolls Middle Class In Shit; Sets Fire"  nonconformist   Apr-01-06 09:30 AM   #46 

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