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Flabbergasted Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Sep-18-07 08:39 PM
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4. What do you want people to do?
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  -The DOLLAR is rapidly becoming WORTHLESS and nobody gives a FUCK!!!! Herman Munster  Sep-18-07 08:36 PM   #0 
  - As long as we're not buying bread w/wheelbarrows of cash n/t  Fredda Weinberg   Sep-18-07 08:36 PM   #1 
  - Scary thought  Echos Myron   Sep-20-07 10:08 AM   #87 
  - Not yet anyway.n/t  redqueen   Sep-20-07 10:15 AM   #92 
  - It could go either way.  HypnoToad   Sep-18-07 08:37 PM   #2 
  - Damn and I just bought some today. LOL  lonestarnot   Sep-18-07 08:38 PM   #3 
  - What do you want people to do?  Flabbergasted   Sep-18-07 08:39 PM   #4 
  - prez shit-for-brains invaded Iraq to prevent this....  BrklynLiberal   Sep-18-07 08:39 PM   #5 
  - Crazy, isn't it?  liberalmuse   Sep-18-07 08:40 PM   #6 
  - We're not happy about it, either  Canuckistanian   Sep-18-07 08:52 PM   #15 
  - How can Canada be a net exporting country?  pampango   Sep-19-07 07:19 AM   #44 
     - Natural Resources...  SidDithers   Sep-19-07 07:24 AM   #46 
  - i think they got that backward, 1 USD = 1.02 CAD  unblock   Sep-18-07 09:02 PM   #23 
  - But, what was it 10 years ago? About $.65. n/t  greyhound1966   Sep-19-07 01:30 PM   #62 
     - sounds about right. i was just picking a technical nit.  unblock   Sep-19-07 01:36 PM   #63 
  - I'm sure Bush, Cheney, and others had the foresight to invest in foreign currencies...  Lone_Wolf   Sep-18-07 10:33 PM   #36 
  - Oh, so that explains why my paycheck disappears and I seem  smirkymonkey   Sep-18-07 08:40 PM   #7 
  - We are screwed!  Rick Myers   Sep-18-07 08:41 PM   # 
  - Five years ago we'd go up to Windsor  jimshoes   Sep-18-07 09:00 PM   #19 
     - Here's a thought: how about patronizing a US business instead?  Romulox   Sep-20-07 10:14 AM   #91 
  - The only people buying in downtown boutiques  TomClash   Sep-18-07 08:41 PM   #8 
  - Oh hell yes, Europeans, Aussies, and Canadians are all coming  greyhound1966   Sep-19-07 01:28 PM   #61 
     - It is like the Japanese in the 80s  TomClash   Sep-19-07 05:35 PM   #64 
     - That's not necessarily a bad thing, is it?  48percenter   Sep-20-07 11:27 AM   #116 
  - by god, I'm primed for another TAX CUT.  Old Crusoe   Sep-18-07 08:41 PM   #9 
  - I can't believe he hasn't already done it. We are at war, afterall  Toucano   Sep-18-07 09:00 PM   #20 
     - Indeed. All Bush needs right now as a final punctuation to his legacy is  Old Crusoe   Sep-18-07 09:06 PM   #26 
        - I have to agree with this statement  madokie   Sep-19-07 08:23 AM   #55 
  - I haven't checked my euro shares this week  mmonk   Sep-18-07 08:42 PM   #10 
  - I have 5 Euros left over  huskerlaw   Sep-18-07 08:45 PM   #11 
  - I do, too  kineneb   Sep-18-07 08:57 PM   #16 
  - Hoo, I put a bunch of money in Canada last year--glad I did.  Nay   Sep-18-07 09:21 PM   #31 
  - The FED must keep wall street and corporate ANTI-america happy and giddy........  Double T   Sep-18-07 08:46 PM   #12 
  - Fiat currency.  DiktatrW   Sep-18-07 08:46 PM   #13 
  - fiat, like the car  kineneb   Sep-18-07 09:01 PM   #21 
  - Agreed  there-s a   Sep-18-07 10:50 PM   #40 
  - We do care. I have tried to get M's royalty payments from Germany  truedelphi   Sep-18-07 08:47 PM   #14 
  - I've been moving my money out of...  girl gone mad   Sep-18-07 08:59 PM   #17 
  - This is a natural result of deficit spending and makes American products more attractive  L. Coyote   Sep-18-07 08:59 PM   #18 
  - Some Panelist on Kudlow & Co...on CNBC..Said Ameircans watch "Law & Order" rather than worry about  KoKo01   Sep-18-07 09:02 PM   #22 
  - My father in law watches CNBC religiously and he thinks that the interest rate cut  neverforget   Sep-19-07 11:39 PM   #73 
     - I watch it religiously, too.  onyourleft   Sep-20-07 10:28 AM   #99 
  - We care! But the corporate media whores don't want to scare the "consumers" with the truth  TheGoldenRule   Sep-18-07 09:02 PM   #24 
  - Ron Paul says get rid of the private federal reserve  Robson   Sep-18-07 09:03 PM   #25 
  - He's right.  ozone_man   Sep-18-07 09:11 PM   # 
  - Shop at Farmers Markets. Local food and goods.  ClayZ   Sep-18-07 09:08 PM   #27 
  - it's all good news for me  medeak   Sep-18-07 09:08 PM   #28 
  - Wait. Let me go fix that.  Malikshah   Sep-18-07 09:11 PM   #29 
  - and buy some gold  CountAllVotes   Sep-18-07 09:22 PM   #32 
  - yeah  ldf   Sep-18-07 09:18 PM   #30 
  - Well, a lot of people give a fuck. The question is...  TreasonousBastard   Sep-18-07 09:29 PM   #33 
  - This is why we need to lower taxes for the middle class and the poor  calipendence   Sep-18-07 09:43 PM   #34 
  - hmmm, throw in  druidity33   Sep-19-07 07:11 AM   #43 
  - I love Kucinich  davekriss   Sep-19-07 09:56 AM   #58 
  - that's defeatist  druidity33   Sep-19-07 07:02 PM   #65 
  - I support Dennis, I contribute to his campaign  davekriss   Sep-19-07 07:22 PM   #68 
  - Yup... it's the PRIMARIES that are the problem... we can't convince DEMS to support him.  redqueen   Sep-20-07 10:16 AM   #94 
  - That's probably what happened to Jimmy Carter  clixtox   Sep-20-07 10:44 AM   #106 
  - I hate to tell you  TheFarseer   Sep-20-07 06:55 AM   #75 
     - yeah, sure...  druidity33   Sep-20-07 07:42 AM   #76 
     - But stop subsidizing the rich and the corporate elite WILL help balance the budget!  calipendence   Sep-20-07 08:40 AM   #79 
  - Those things happen only when Hell freezes over...  Blue State Native   Sep-20-07 07:47 AM   #78 
  - If we raise taxes, raise them for everyone  Echos Myron   Sep-20-07 10:11 AM   #88 
  - people complain about money going  femrap   Sep-18-07 10:27 PM   #35 
  - The Loonie is now at 99 cents US.  roamer65   Sep-18-07 10:35 PM   #37 
  - i give a fuck  pitohui   Sep-18-07 10:37 PM   #38 
  - LOL-I told my very rich boss (very nice guy though) to invest in Euros and oil futures 5 years ago.  TroubleMan   Sep-18-07 10:50 PM   #39 
  - There is an upside to this for us mfg workers....  MazeRat7   Sep-18-07 11:07 PM   #41 
  - toilet paper? to expensive.....just use the 5$'s  fenriswolf   Sep-18-07 11:18 PM   #42 
  - I'll Gladly Take That Worthless Dollars...  KharmaTrain   Sep-19-07 07:22 AM   #45 
  - but kerry tasered a guy and senator craig had sex in a bathroom  lionesspriyanka   Sep-19-07 07:25 AM   #47 
  - The Canadian Dollar traded over $0.99 briefly this morning...  SidDithers   Sep-19-07 07:26 AM   #48 
  - Yikes! My long weekend in Montreal next week is going to cost more than I thought....  marmar   Sep-19-07 08:22 AM   #54 
     - Montreal is a great city, you'll have wonderful time...  SidDithers   Sep-19-07 08:25 AM   #56 
  - Fucking Corporatist greed, outsourcing, and "Free Trade".  EnviroBat   Sep-19-07 07:33 AM   #49 
  - A strong dollar enables outsourcers and globalists...  Romulox   Sep-20-07 10:16 AM   #93 
  - I posted about this yesterday here  w8liftinglady   Sep-19-07 07:41 AM   #50 
  - Yeaaaaaaaaa!!!!!  Macchendra   Sep-19-07 08:01 AM   #51 
  - The markets are soaring today on the good news. Japan has deflation.  L. Coyote   Sep-19-07 08:18 AM   #52 
  - Heh, Inflation = Higher Stock Prices n/t  Macchendra   Sep-19-07 08:46 AM   #57 
  - Exactly. Plus, fear exacerbates the problem.  HypnoToad   Sep-19-07 07:38 PM   #69 
  - I give a fuck...that's why 2/3 of my retirement savings are in China & Lat Amer  Squatch   Sep-19-07 08:20 AM   #53 
  - Our economy has to keep inflating...  Tigermoose   Sep-19-07 10:38 AM   #59 
  - I give a fuck.  Pacifist Patriot   Sep-19-07 01:16 PM   #60 
  - Tie this in with Venezuela and Saudi-Arabia contemplating dollar to euro for oil  BelgianMadCow   Sep-19-07 07:16 PM   #66 
  - I do, but we had a kid tasered in florida  nadinbrzezinski   Sep-19-07 07:17 PM   #67 
  - I give a fuck.  utopiansecretagent   Sep-19-07 08:01 PM   #70 
  - I expect parity this week or early the next.  Aya Reiko   Sep-19-07 10:52 PM   #71 
  - Herman, I care. I also feel the economy is fast going down. It's worries.  illinoisprogressive   Sep-19-07 11:01 PM   #72 
  - They're doing this on purpose.  DJKDJKDJK   Sep-19-07 11:52 PM   #74 
  - Meanwhile temperatures are cooling.  lonestarnot   Sep-20-07 07:45 AM   #77 
  - It's not that nobody gives a fuck  frustrated_lefty   Sep-20-07 08:58 AM   #80 
  - What does this thread have to do with OJ?  Cobalt Violet   Sep-20-07 09:21 AM   #81 
  - How Can The Socialist Euro and The Socialist Canadian Dollar Be Worth More?  Yavin4   Sep-20-07 09:30 AM   #82 
  - but they do have formula one  FooFootheSnoo   Sep-20-07 11:14 AM   #114 
     - Formula One = Socialist NASCAR  Yavin4   Sep-20-07 11:25 AM   #115 
  - Who You Calling Nobody?  lligrd   Sep-20-07 09:34 AM   #83 
  - I give up  AngryAmish   Sep-20-07 09:40 AM   #84 
  - Fine with me  Jed Dilligan   Sep-20-07 09:58 AM   #85 
  - At least those bombs we sell to other countries  Echos Myron   Sep-20-07 10:07 AM   #86 
  - I think this is a GOOD thing...  Romulox   Sep-20-07 10:12 AM   #89 
  - No, it's also people who see the danger of countries no longer wanting to invest in the dollar.  redqueen   Sep-20-07 10:17 AM   #96 
     - Since when has mercantilism been a "progressive" value???  Romulox   Sep-20-07 10:26 AM   #98 
        - Mercantilism?  redqueen   Sep-20-07 10:32 AM   #100 
        - We don't buy bread in Euros or Loonies...think this through...  Romulox   Sep-20-07 10:36 AM   #101 
           - What?  redqueen   Sep-20-07 10:38 AM   #103 
              - If foreign investors stop funding all our debt, we will have to live within our means...  Romulox   Sep-20-07 10:42 AM   #104 
                 - Do you know what happened to Argentina when their currency crashed?  redqueen   Sep-20-07 10:44 AM   #105 
                    - It's like saying an alcoholic is OK as long as he has *just one more* bottle...  Romulox   Sep-20-07 10:47 AM   #107 
                       - The alternative to the dollar crashing is living on debt forever?  redqueen   Sep-20-07 10:48 AM   #108 
                          - False dichotomy. The dollar is not "crashing". It is less attractive to foreign investors  Romulox   Sep-20-07 10:52 AM   #109 
                             - Do you really think that foreign investors will keep propping us up  redqueen   Sep-20-07 10:56 AM   #110 
                                - Umm, no. I don't think they *should* keep propping us up.  Romulox   Sep-20-07 11:02 AM   #112 
        - You can't "live within your own means"...  SidDithers   Sep-20-07 10:58 AM   #111 
           - LOL! And a junkie "can't live" without another hit.  Romulox   Sep-20-07 11:06 AM   #113 
  - He Sounds Like a F-ing Abusive Parent  vanlassie   Sep-20-07 10:13 AM   #90 
  - Herman Munster, how many Euros do you consume in a day?  slackmaster   Sep-20-07 10:17 AM   #95 
  - MCM forwarded this rant from ANGRY former Republican Investor:  mod mom   Sep-20-07 10:20 AM   #97 
  - ENNDNDDDD DDAAAAYYYYSSSS!!!!  BlooInBloo   Sep-20-07 10:36 AM   #102 
 

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