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Stardust Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Oct-12-08 07:14 AM
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17. You're damned right I'm worried. I didn't have enough saved for
retirement to begin with, now it's down to pitiable levels. If there was ever a need for sleeping meds, it's now.

Your words really touched my heart. I feel like you, too, that Barack Obama just might be the compassionate intellect he purports to be and will not devolve into a right-leaning pseudo-liberal. He'd got a very tough road 'a hoe. I'm dreading even IF he wins. I've seen so many of the good ones taken down. Out country does not reward out kindest leaders.

I definitely need to read "Dreams of My Father." I could really use some inspiration now.

Sorry, but I don't believe Paulson, Bernanke, Greenspan, and especially GWB know WTF to do to stanch this flow of lost capital. They're probably a hell of a lot more concerned with ensuring that their own personal investments are liquid and getting the hell out of the market themselves.

Screw the underclass.
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  -Are you worried about the financial crisis? I can't sleep. calmblueocean  Oct-12-08 02:44 AM   #0 
  - When a building begins to age, the way it remains standing and eases its fall ...  melody   Oct-12-08 02:56 AM   #1 
  - I have spoken to my grown children about that.  murielm99   Oct-12-08 03:00 AM   #2 
  - You can get a lot of people into a McMansion  FarCenter   Oct-12-08 09:07 AM   #22 
     - The McMansions are the decided minority of houses  melody   Oct-12-08 06:26 PM   #39 
     - I attended a Democratic political rally in a nearby county  murielm99   Oct-13-08 01:00 PM   #40 
  - We already have 2 families living in this double-wide.  dhpgetsit   Oct-12-08 05:10 PM   #38 
  - I think we're all worried.  tblue   Oct-12-08 03:04 AM   #3 
  - Capitalism will never survive in its current form. It will be replaced with a hybrid system.  Selatius   Oct-12-08 03:04 AM   #4 
  - Have a shot of brandy and go directly to sleep.  truthisfreedom   Oct-12-08 03:07 AM   #5 
  - Good advice. n/t  ReadTomPaine   Oct-12-08 03:11 AM   #6 
  - We don't worry about these sorts of things on Saturday here at DU.  FlyingSquirrel   Oct-12-08 03:13 AM   #7 
  - George Soros's analysis is excellent. Recommended  Jeroen   Oct-12-08 03:13 AM   #8 
  - I'm thankful for work, clients, bits of future...  bridgit   Oct-12-08 03:37 AM   #9 
  - I feel that..  girl gone mad   Oct-12-08 04:06 AM   #10 
  - I think the older you are, the more worried you are  Skittles   Oct-12-08 04:23 AM   #11 
  - Bush is trying to put off nationalizing our banking system until he leaves.  Waiting For Everyman   Oct-12-08 04:48 AM   #12 
  - That interview was great, and yes, I'm worried  magellan   Oct-12-08 04:59 AM   #13 
  - Sorry Soros, I hope Capitalism DIES.  Odin2005   Oct-12-08 05:20 AM   #14 
  - I'm so glad to hear this from  femrap   Oct-12-08 10:56 AM   #25 
  - Am I worried?  Delphinus   Oct-12-08 06:11 AM   #15 
  - I worry too because I work for the state.  alarimer   Oct-12-08 09:05 AM   #21 
  - The thing that worries me is that the govenment keeps trying to prevent the inevitable  El Pinko   Oct-12-08 06:19 AM   #16 
  - You're damned right I'm worried. I didn't have enough saved for  sofedupwithbush   Oct-12-08 07:14 AM   #17 
  - Worried.  Rancid Crabtree   Oct-12-08 07:20 AM   #18 
  - It does seem more and more like the powers that be don't  brazos121200   Oct-12-08 07:43 AM   #19 
  - Read chapter 5 of the Grapes of Wrath  fishnfla   Oct-12-08 07:45 AM   #20 
  - It could be very painful  nichomachus   Oct-12-08 09:09 AM   #23 
  - The average American can't afford a 4000 square foot home  melody   Oct-12-08 02:49 PM   #30 
  - I've seen this coming for a long time....  femrap   Oct-12-08 10:43 AM   #24 
  - Yeah and my father assured me Nelson Rockefeller would become US Emperor  melody   Oct-12-08 02:52 PM   #32 
  - The ripple effect is yet to start.  Tierra_y_Libertad   Oct-12-08 11:40 AM   #26 
  - House - paid off three years ago; cars - paid cash 15 years ago; worried? - yes  IDemo   Oct-12-08 01:06 PM   #27 
  - yes, I'm worried  northernlights   Oct-12-08 01:25 PM   #28 
  - not worried  Poseidan   Oct-12-08 01:40 PM   #29 
  - My whole family is worried.  sfexpat2000   Oct-12-08 02:51 PM   #31 
  - I'm worried too, but please take care of yourself.  Stellabella   Oct-12-08 03:20 PM   #33 
  - The new system will be known as "managed capitalism", aka European socialism.  roamer65   Oct-12-08 03:24 PM   #34 
  - not too much at all...  QuestionAll   Oct-12-08 03:29 PM   #35 
  - I trust Suze Orman-- here is her take  ailsagirl   Oct-12-08 03:34 PM   #36 
  - I have reached the stage of acceptance  Kartius   Oct-12-08 03:42 PM   #37 
 

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