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rhett o rick Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Sep-29-08 10:23 PM
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49. The problem is that the middle class has way too much debt. This bailout will help banks
give more debt to the middle class. Banks make out but middle class on get a postponement on their death.
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  -Some People Really Need To Get A Damn Grip. OPERATIONMINDCRIME  Sep-29-08 09:56 PM   #0 
  - BFD  JVS   Sep-29-08 09:57 PM   #1 
  - Please post your evidence that this bailout will work  seemslikeadream   Sep-29-08 09:57 PM   #2 
  - ...  Moochy   Sep-29-08 10:23 PM   #48 
  - lol :P (n/t)  Cronus Protagonist   Sep-29-08 11:21 PM   #60 
  - Why won't OMC answer me?  seemslikeadream   Sep-29-08 11:59 PM   #70 
     - Well, we all know there's no evidence the bail out will work  Cronus Protagonist   Sep-30-08 12:01 AM   #71 
        - Does OMC know that?  seemslikeadream   Sep-30-08 12:02 AM   #72 
           - Your guess is as good as mine  Cronus Protagonist   Sep-30-08 12:08 AM   #73 
  - Japan, 2002. Sweden, 1992.  scheming daemons   Sep-30-08 12:46 AM   #77 
  - Where does that say that they gave away billions of krona  Bleachers7   Sep-30-08 12:54 AM   #82 
  - You are trying to equate the U.S. to JAPAN? SWEDEN?  seemslikeadream   Sep-30-08 10:11 AM   #85 
  - Yes. Please post it.  NoSheep   Sep-30-08 12:47 AM   #79 
  - Please post evidence of where OMC mentioned bailouts of any kind. nt  IronLionZion   Oct-01-08 07:33 AM   #88 
  - So you are good with borrowing $700B from  texastoast   Sep-29-08 09:59 PM   #3 
  - Yep... sucks.... but beats the alternative.  scheming daemons   Sep-30-08 12:47 AM   #78 
  - Bailout Could Deepen Crisis, CBO Chief Says  avaistheone1   Sep-29-08 09:59 PM   #4 
  - The Bailout Could Be Far Better.  OPERATIONMINDCRIME   Sep-29-08 10:02 PM   #7 
     - The Director of the CBO didn't say that.  avaistheone1   Sep-29-08 10:04 PM   #12 
  - Sounds like you are gripped by fear. You really buy it, then? We have to shell out 700 billion in a  John Q. Citizen   Sep-29-08 09:59 PM   #5 
  - fishmongers sell fish  Moochy   Sep-29-08 10:02 PM   #6 
  - Good point.  John Q. Citizen   Sep-29-08 10:26 PM   #51 
  - Nope.  OPERATIONMINDCRIME   Sep-29-08 10:03 PM   #9 
  - It's been bad on the bottom for a long time, not just 1 or 2 years now.  Waiting For Everyman   Sep-29-08 10:02 PM   #8 
  - And Your Point?  OPERATIONMINDCRIME   Sep-29-08 10:04 PM   #11 
     - Point is: It's time to join the dance. Really look at where our priorities lie.  RadiationTherapy   Sep-29-08 10:07 PM   #14 
        - Uhhhhh, No, Cause That Would Be Socialism, And Socialism's Dumb.  OPERATIONMINDCRIME   Sep-29-08 10:10 PM   #19 
           - If you love capitalism, enjoy the crises it creates too.  JVS   Sep-29-08 10:12 PM   #22 
           - I Don't Enjoy The Suffering Of Innocents.  OPERATIONMINDCRIME   Sep-29-08 10:14 PM   #25 
              - Then how can you support the system that creates that suffering?  JVS   Sep-29-08 10:15 PM   #29 
              - Because It's Far Better Than Any Other System.  OPERATIONMINDCRIME   Sep-29-08 10:16 PM   #30 
                 - It's not working out so good right now. Thanks for supporting this crisis.  JVS   Sep-29-08 10:19 PM   #35 
                 - Thanks For Having Nothing More In Your Arsenal Than Weak Amateur Strawman Arguments.  OPERATIONMINDCRIME   Sep-29-08 10:20 PM   #37 
                 - The market giveth and the market taketh away. Suck it up.  JVS   Sep-29-08 10:21 PM   #42 
                    - Nothing For Me To Suck Up. This Likely Won't Impact Me Much At All.  OPERATIONMINDCRIME   Sep-29-08 10:21 PM   #44 
                       - You just keep telling yourself that and maybe it will become true  JVS   Sep-29-08 10:22 PM   #46 
                 - .  OPERATIONMINDCRIME   Sep-29-08 10:20 PM   #39 
                 - Karl Marx would disagree with you there.  Stand and Fight   Sep-29-08 11:08 PM   #59 
              - Innocents? Really?  NoSheep   Sep-30-08 12:49 AM   #80 
           - Bullshit. You are perfectly fine when people are suffering as long as the artifice of "capitalism"  RadiationTherapy   Sep-29-08 10:20 PM   #38 
           - Bullshit. You Eat Babies And Then Take Bong Hits Out Of Their Skulls.  OPERATIONMINDCRIME   Sep-29-08 10:21 PM   #43 
              - YYyyyyeeaaah. That WAS easy. Well done. nt  RadiationTherapy   Sep-29-08 10:22 PM   #47 
           - Many of the countries that have more of a socialist bent are kicking out butt.  avaistheone1   Sep-29-08 10:26 PM   #52 
           - Unless it's socialism for the rich, right? n/t  mhatrw   Sep-29-08 10:31 PM   #55 
           - Taxing the poor to bail out corporations is also socialism, my friend. n/t  girl gone mad   Sep-29-08 11:32 PM   #64 
           - Oy vey  Forkboy   Oct-04-08 03:06 PM   #91 
  - You need some dandelion stew recipes? Dandelion wine? Dandelion greens tossed  RadiationTherapy   Sep-29-08 10:03 PM   #10 
  - And you are so sure it is not throwing good money after bad why?  lonestarnot   Sep-29-08 10:06 PM   #13 
  - Rule of thumb: If George W. Bush wants it VOTE NO, VOTE HELL NO.  rhett o rick   Sep-29-08 10:08 PM   #15 
  - More Like Rule Of Dumb.  OPERATIONMINDCRIME   Sep-29-08 10:11 PM   #20 
  - George W. Bush will (if he hasn't already) completely destroy this country.  rhett o rick   Sep-29-08 10:21 PM   #41 
     - I wouldn't give the satisfaction to this POS * on this  alyce douglas   Oct-01-08 07:48 AM   #90 
  - O-M-C called you duuuUUUmmmb! O-M-C called you duuuUUUmmmb!  RadiationTherapy   Sep-29-08 10:22 PM   #45 
  - The rich caused this, they need to be punished for this severely  martymar64   Sep-29-08 10:08 PM   #16 
  - Are you sure you understood what Queensryche's Operation Mindcrime was about?  DJ13   Sep-29-08 10:09 PM   #17 
  - Absolutely.  OPERATIONMINDCRIME   Sep-29-08 10:13 PM   #23 
  - It was about making the corporations suffer instead of the common man  DJ13   Sep-29-08 10:15 PM   #28 
     - And That Relates To This How?  OPERATIONMINDCRIME   Sep-29-08 10:17 PM   #32 
        - Please tell us how and show the evidence supporting your conclusion  NoSheep   Sep-30-08 12:51 AM   #81 
  - I hear ya.  Balbus   Sep-29-08 11:57 PM   #69 
  - No, he doesn't.  Forkboy   Oct-04-08 03:08 PM   #92 
  - We Don't Want The Smoking Gun to Be A Mushroom Cloud  MannyGoldstein   Sep-29-08 10:09 PM   #18 
  - Keep Repeating That Like A Parrot. It's Really Quite Ignorant A Line Of Logic Though.  OPERATIONMINDCRIME   Sep-29-08 10:13 PM   #24 
     - Polly want a cracker?  Moochy   Sep-29-08 10:17 PM   #31 
     - It Was An Ignorant Thing To Say. I Explained Why Last Night.  OPERATIONMINDCRIME   Sep-29-08 10:18 PM   #34 
     - The Basic Point Is That We've Been Fucked By Fear  MannyGoldstein   Sep-29-08 10:18 PM   #33 
        - Here:  OPERATIONMINDCRIME   Sep-29-08 10:19 PM   #36 
  - Then Spend The Friggen Money On Creating Decent Jobs  lligrd   Sep-29-08 10:12 PM   #21 
  - Talk to the repubs--the Democrats carried out  kingofalldems   Sep-29-08 10:14 PM   #26 
  - Absolutely Agreed.  OPERATIONMINDCRIME   Sep-29-08 10:15 PM   #27 
  - Yes, thank you. WE are the ones who will be fucked.  johnaries   Sep-29-08 10:20 PM   #40 
  - For now...for now. We will find new ways.  RadiationTherapy   Sep-29-08 10:31 PM   #56 
     - How long did the Great Depression last?  johnaries   Sep-29-08 11:47 PM   #66 
        - So where is the line? Who is the last person to die for a failed economic experiment?  RadiationTherapy   Sep-29-08 11:50 PM   #67 
           - No, we begin to reform as soon as Obama is elected.  johnaries   Sep-30-08 12:33 AM   #74 
  - The problem is that the middle class has way too much debt. This bailout will help banks  rhett o rick   Sep-29-08 10:23 PM   #49 
  - When Bush screams "The Sky is Falling!" everybody gets swept up in the hysteria.  fiziwig   Sep-29-08 10:25 PM   #50 
  - YOU are speaking my language. If a person can come to terms with  NoSheep   Sep-30-08 12:54 AM   #83 
  - Best post I have read in a very long time.  Horse with no Name   Oct-08-08 03:39 AM   #98 
  - I am still waiting for Obama's plan. So far he's got nothing.  Beausoir   Sep-29-08 10:27 PM   #53 
  - Welcome to what 50%+ of the US has already been going through for past 8 years.  mhatrw   Sep-29-08 10:28 PM   #54 
  - Why don't you fear-mongers back up your posts with some economists who agree with your panic?  That Guy 888   Sep-29-08 10:52 PM   #57 
  - It is a damn shame what has been  prayin4rain   Sep-29-08 11:01 PM   #58 
  - I agree with your post title  ibegurpard   Sep-29-08 11:22 PM   #61 
  - You're right in the midst of a panic.  girl gone mad   Sep-29-08 11:28 PM   #62 
  - There is no confidence in the system  2speak   Sep-29-08 11:30 PM   #63 
  - sorry  Two Americas   Sep-29-08 11:41 PM   #65 
  - And it's vocal sentiment like this that will indeed  flvegan   Sep-29-08 11:54 PM   #68 
  - This thread amuses me greatly  tkmorris   Sep-30-08 12:43 AM   #75 
  - I seldom agree with you..... but you are 100% correct. I'm convinced that most of DU is  scheming daemons   Sep-30-08 12:45 AM   #76 
  - Some of us are simply economically different. We aren't in debt up to our asses,  NoSheep   Sep-30-08 12:58 AM   #84 
  - lots of uninformed opinions thrown about and high emotions all around  IronLionZion   Sep-30-08 08:12 PM   #86 
  - ...or, we could wake up and smell the coffee...  AntiFascist   Sep-30-08 08:31 PM   #87 
  - No no no, what this poor boy is scared of is what I might do when I finally get fed the fuck up  madokie   Oct-01-08 07:42 AM   #89 
  - You first. n/t  dbt   Oct-05-08 12:55 AM   #93 
  - I'd be very happy to extend them my empathy, but - too much history like this:  Hannah Bell   Oct-05-08 01:15 AM   #94 
  - ok  Artiechoke   Oct-05-08 01:38 AM   #95 
  - just like hoover and the republicans in 1930, 31 and 32,  leftofthedial   Oct-05-08 01:47 AM   #96 
  - Not necessarily, But I do feel for your loss  Geek_Girl   Oct-06-08 12:21 PM   #97 
  - Some of us who are on the bottom have been fucked for years.  Tilion   Oct-08-08 03:51 AM   #99 
  - The need of the many out weigh that of the few.  and-justice-for-all   Oct-08-08 04:10 AM   #100 
 

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